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ED attaches assets of over Rs 6.8 cr of former Bhagalpur ADM
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday said that it has provisionally attached assets worth Rs 6,84,93,361 of former Additional District Magistrate (ADM), Bhagalpur, Jayshree Thakur and her family members under the provisions of Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002, in a disproportionate assets case.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IPL: Staggering amounts for new teams has cricket world in awe
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) the cricket world reacted with surprise and awe at the staggering amount bid for the two new teams in the India Premier League (IPL), acknowledging that the Indian league has cemented its place as the most successful T20 event in the world.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Trinamool, BJP blame each other for rising fuel prices
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) With prices of both petrol and diesel crossing the century mark, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress and the BJP, seeking to get mileage before the bypolls to four Assembly constituencies in the state, are blaming each other for the uncontrolled rise of prices.
2021-10-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
SII seeks regular marketing authorisation for Covishield from DCGI
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Serum Institute of India (SII) on Monday sought regular marketing authorisation for Covid vaccine, Covishield from Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI).
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Big fossil fuel companies' claim of carbon neutral products nothing but greenwashing
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Scores of big-ticket fossil fuel companies making claims of carbon-neutral products and dispatching them to markets as diverse as the UK, China, Japan, Mexico and India, in reality are little more than marketing gimmicks and amount to greenwashing, a new investigative report has claimed.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
BJP, AAP and Congress' politics over Chhath Puja celebrations
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Ahead of MCD polls in Delhi, three political parties -- Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and Indian National Congress (INC) seem to have picked up their political issue to woo Purvanchal community by indulging into a row over Chhath Puja festival.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NSE registered investor base crosses 5 cr unique investors
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) The National Stock Exchange of India's unique registered investors base crossed the 5 crore count on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Former TN minister Vijayabhaskar appears before Vigilance
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) Senior AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Transport Minister, M.R. Vijayabhaskar on Monday appeared before the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti- Corruption (DVAC) in a case related to a disproportionate asset case against him.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Party leadership to decide on Sasikala's AIADMK entry: Panneerselvam
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) In contrast to the avowed position of AIADMK's senior leadership that V.K. Sasikala will not be permitted entry, party's senior-most functionary and former Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Monday said that a decision on this would be taken by senior leaders at party headquarters.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: We also see it as a concern, says Rabada on SA batting
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) South Africa pacer Kagiso Rabada admitted that his team sees their batting as a concern but added that the last thing which was needed was just bickering about it. The Proteas are looking to bounce back from their five-wicket loss in a thrilling match to Australia when they face defending champions West Indies at the Dubai International Stadium on Tuesday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Pollution board's decision to ban crackers will be reviewed: Assam CM
Guwahati, Oct 25 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma publicly criticised a Pollution Control Board (PCB) notification banning the bursting and sale of all kinds of fire crackers except green crackers during the festive season.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
TN 'man-eater' tiger critical at K'taka rehabilitation centre
Mysuru, Oct 25 (IANS) The alleged man-eater tiger captured in Tamil Nadu and later sent to Mysuru Chamundi Rescue and Rehabilitation Centre is in critical state after surgery, sources said on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Odisha to complete reservation of seats for 105 ULBs by Dec 13
Bhubaneswar, Oct 25 (IANS) The Odisha government has asked all district collectors to complete delimitation of wards and reservation of seats in 105 municipalities and NACs by December 13 this year.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
K'taka partners with US varsity for higher education under NEP
Bengaluru, Oct 25 (IANS) In a first of its kind in the country to internationalize higher education as per New Education Policy-2020, an 'Integrated Twinning Program' for Polytechnic students in Tourism and Hospitality and 'Cyber Security' by the Department of Collegiate and Technical Education (GoK) in partnership with Montgomery County Community College, Pennsylvania, USA was unveiled on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
Oppn demands Goa CM's resignation over ex-Guv's graft claims
Panaji, Oct 25 (IANS) The Opposition in Goa on Monday has demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, after former Goa Governor Satya Pal Malik said that there was rampant corruption "in everything" in the coastal state.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Indian forces to join B'desh Victory Day celebrations on Dec 16
Dhaka, Oct 25 (IANS) An Indian armed forces contingent and bands of both army and navy will participate in "Bangladesh Victory Day Celebrations" in Dhaka on December 16, it was announced on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Bangladesh,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
T20 World Cup: Batters, Mujeeb star in Afghanistan's 130-run rout of Scotland (ld)
Sharjah, Oct 25 (IANS) A collective batting effort followed by a masterly five-wicket haul from Mujeeb Ur Rahman meant that Afghanistan annihilated Scotland by 130 runs in a Group 2 match of Super 12 stage in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at Sharjah Cricket Stadium here on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'Overarchingly private..': SC quashes criminal proceedings against SC/ST Act accused
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday quashed the criminal proceedings against a man convicted under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Aryan case probe official Wankhede reaches Delhi, denies being 'summoned'
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Mumbai Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede, who led the cruise drug bust relating to superstar Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan but now faces bribe allegations, reached Delhi on Monday evening but denied that he had been summoned by any agency.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tech park to be set up in Mysuru, says K'taka Minister
Mysuru, Oct 25 (IANS) Technology park will be set up in Mysuru in the building which belongs to Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) and required land for expansion of Mysuru airport will be provided immediately, C.N. Ashwath Narayan, the Minister for IT/BT and S&T stated on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Mujeeb scalps five as Afghanistan thrash Scotland by 130 runs
Sharjah, Oct 25 (IANS) Mujeeb Ur Rahman scalped a five-for as Afghanistan dismantled Scotland by 130 runs in a Group 2 match of Super 12 stage in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at Sharjah Cricket Stadium here on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Rohit Mor gives India winning start at Men's World Boxing
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) India's Rohit Mor defeated Olympian Jean Caicedo 5-0 in the 57kg opening round match to give India a winning start at the 2021 AIBA Men's World Boxing Championships in Belgrade, Serbia on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Politics
Special incentive for mega investment in textile sector in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Oct 25 (IANS) The Odisha government is in discussion over a special incentive package for mega investment in textile and apparel including technical textile sector, said State Industries Minister Dibya Shankar Mishra.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy
Musk-run Tesla hits $1 trillion market cap for first time
San Francisco, Oct 25 (IANS) Elon Musk-run electric car company Tesla on Monday hit the $1 trillion market cap for the first time.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Delhi receives second-highest annual rainfall in 121 yrs
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Delhi has received its second highest annual rainfall in 121 years, since 1933, as on till October 25, according to the Safdarjung Airport Observatory.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Assam CM urges those who crossed 17 years to get jabbed
Guwahati, Oct 25 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said that the Union Health Ministry has allowed vaccination of those who cross 17 years of age against Covid-19 and urged the people to curb further spread of the infectious disease by taking all measures including inoculation.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
Updated NDCs still nowhere near Paris target: UNFCCC
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) With less than a week to go for the COP26, the updated synthesis report of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) shows that for all available NDCs of all 192 parties taken together, there would be a sizable increase, of about 16 per cent, in global GHG emissions in 2030 compared to 2010.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
Election Commission crossing limits, says Telangana CM
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday slammed the Election Commission for its restrictions on his public meeting in poll-bound Huzurabad Assembly constituency, saying it was crossing limits.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Search on for 15-yr boy dragged into river by croc in K'taka
Uttara Kannada (Karnataka), Oct 25 (IANS) The search by the forest department, police and fire personnel continued on Monday for the 15-year boy who went missing after a crocodile dragged him into Kali River in Dandeli town in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. The search operations will resume on Tuesday morning.
2021-10-25
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Holder Ma Long, Xu Xin to miss World TT Championships
Beijing, Oct 25 (IANS) World champion Ma Long, Xu Xin, and Liu Shiwen have withdrawn from the Houston World Table Tennis Championships, according to the roster announced by China's national table tennis team on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Controversy on BSF's jurisdiction extension unwarranted, say experts
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Opposing the Ministry of Home Affairs' latest decision to extend the jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF) in Assam, West Bengal and Punjab, the experts say that it was unwarranted, uncalled for and seems to be political.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
DoT notifies amendment for AGR dues
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Department of Telecommunications on Monday notified the amendment to the Unified Licence Agreement for calculation of Adjusted Gross Revenue for computation of licence fee.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SBI, UCO Bank agree to invest Rs 450 crore in Amrapali projects, SC told
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday was told that the State Bank of India (SBI) and the UCO Bank have agreed to invest Rs 450 crore in Amrapali projects, but other banks, who were part of a consortium, are delaying the process.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Right-wing groups' object to 'Ashram' title, shooting continues
Bhopal, Oct 25 (IANS) Film actor Bobby Deol starrer web-series Ashram-3 landed in a controversy on the second day of its shooting after a group of right-wing outfit, Bajrang Dal vandalised the set and threw ink on its director Prakash Jha in Bhopal.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
K'taka Religious Structures (Protection) Bill gets governor's nod
Bengaluru, Oct 25 (IANS) The Karnataka Religious Structures (Protection) Bill 2021, aimed to put a brake on demolition of temples built on public property in the wake of the Supreme Court order, got the consent of Governor Thaawar Chand Gehlot on Monday, the sources at Governor's office stated.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
After 20 months, 100% Mumbai suburban trains to run from Oct 28
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) In a major development, the Central Railway and Western Railway will resume 100 percent suburban services operations from October 28 for the millions of commuters in Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and Raigad districts, officials said on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Four things we learned from weekend football action in Spain
Madrid, Oct 25 (IANS) Real Madrid beat FC Barcelona in the 'Clasico' in the Camp Nou Stadium, while Real Sociedad remain top of the La Liga after a thrilling 2-2 draw away to reigning champions Atletico Madrid. Here are some things we learned from La Liga this weekend.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Corporates with deep pockets bag IPL's Lucknow, Ahmedabad franchises
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The next edition of IPL will see two new corporates with deep pockets enter the league WITH new teams.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Sports
Pandemic claimed 23 lakh restaurant jobs, but tripled delivery business: NRAI
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) It is common knowledge that the restaurant sector was severely impacted by the first and second lockdowns triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic, but now the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI), the trade body that represents the industry, has put numbers to the story.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
NCDC report on Covid variant AY.4 in India raises concern
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The National Centre for Disease Control genome sequencing report which has found Delta variant sub-lineage cases in India has raised concern.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Unitech probe: Delhi Police carries out raids at 37 locations
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Crime Branch of Delhi Police has conducted search and seizure operations at thirty-seven different locations in the national capital and neighbouring Haryana and Rajasthan, in connection with a probe into Unitech Ltd owners, Ramesh Chandra, Ajay Chandra and Sanjay Chandra.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
T20 World Cup: Collective batting effort takes Afghanistan to imposing 190/4
Sharjah, Oct 25 (IANS) A collective effort from their batters took Afghanistan to an imposing 190/4 in 20 overs against Scotland in a Group 2 match of Super 12 stage in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at Sharjah Cricket Stadium here on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Gujarat to bring drastic improvement in education, startup policies
Gandhinagar, Oct 25 (IANS) Gujarat Education Minister Jitu Vaghani on Monday said that the state government is going to bring drastic changes and improvement in the policies related to education and startups and told the students that India was indeed on its way to becoming the 'Vishwaguru' (world leader).
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Politics
RPSG and CVC Capitals win Lucknow, Ahmedabad bids for new IPL teams (ld)
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday announced that RPSG Ventures Ltd. and Irelia Company Pte Ltd. (CVC Capital Partners) have won the ownership rights of Lucknow and Ahmedabad teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The RPSG Ventures Ltd. were awarded Lucknow as their home base with a winning bid of a whopping Rs 7,090 crore. CVC Capital Partners took Ahmedabad as its home base with a second-highest bid of Rs 5,625 crore.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Will Modi government condemn those trolling Shami, asks Owaisi
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday asked BJP government at the Centre if it condemns those trolling Indian pacer Mohammad Shami on social media following India's defeat at the hands of Pakistan in Sunday's Twenty20 World Cup match.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Sports
No peace would prevail in Nepal if India not positive: Prachanda
Kathmandu, Oct 25 (IANS) CPN-Maoist Centre Chairman and former Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' on Monday said that it would not have been possible to restore peace in Nepal if India was not positive.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Nepal,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Bihar governor voices concern over poor condition of roads
Patna, Oct 25 (IANS) After Opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav, Bihar governor Phagu Chauhan raised concern over the poor condition of roads in the state.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Facebook removes online abuse hurled at Mohammed Shami
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) After pacer Mohammed Shami faced online abuse following India's defeat to Pakistan at the ICC T20 World Cup match, Facebook on Monday said that it quickly removed the comments that hurled abuse at him.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,Technology
Dependent mother-in-law can seek compensation in accident cases, rules SC
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday said a mother-in-law, who is residing with her son-in-law, is a legal representative under the provision of the Motor Vehicles Act, and entitled to maintain a claim petition, as it said that the Act is a benevolent legislation enacted for the object of providing monetary relief to the victims or their families.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
T20 World Cup: It's going to be another big game, says Philander ahead of Pak v NZ
Sharjah, Oct 25 (IANS) Pakistans bowling consultant Vernon Philander has said that Tuesday's match against New Zealand in the Super 12 stage of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup will be another big game for his team. He added that the talk in the team on Monday was about putting Sunday's ten-wicket win against India behind and focusing on the match against New Zealand in Sharjah.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
70 years ago, elections started in India on Oct 25,1951
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The election process started in the country 70 years ago on October 25, 1951 and the results were declared in 1952 under the Indian Constitution. It was the first election to the Lok Sabha after independence in August 1947. Elections to most of the state assemblies were also held simultaneously.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
2nd standard K'taka girl makes video appeal to CM to fix potholes
Bengaluru, Oct 25 (IANS) A seven year girl, studying in second standard in Bengaluru has made a video appeal to Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai to end pothole menace in Bengaluru. She also offered her pocket money for filling up roads ridden with potholes.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society
Impressive Advani, Mehta qualify for World Snooker Championships
Mumbai: Indian No. 2 Pankaj Advani (PSPB) stamped his supremacy with an impressive win against National Champion Aditya Mehta in the World Snooker Qualifiers, a BSFI National Selection Tournament here on Monday, as both clinched their spots in the upcoming World Snooker Championships.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Delhi logs 27 fresh Covid cases, infection rate at 0.06%
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The national capital reported 27 fresh cases of Covid on Monday, taking its tally at 14,39,630, while there was no fatality for the third day now, according to the latest bulletin issued by the Delhi Health Department.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Petition filed over NBW against Telugu writer Varavara Rao
Bengaluru, Oct 25 (IANS) Revolutionary Telugu poet Varavara Rao's counsel has filed a petition before the Karnataka High Court pleading to set aside the non bailable warrant (NBW) against him by the lower court in connection with the police massacre case of 2005.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Mumbai's local train services at 100% from Oct 28
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) In a major development, the Central Railway and Western Railway will resume 100 per cent suburban services operations from October 28 for millions of commuters in Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and Raigad districts, officials said on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Centre seeks report on action taken against edible oil hoarders
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Centre's Department of Food and Public Distribution on Monday asked states and Union Territories to furnish details of the action taken against the hoarders of stocks of edible oils beyond prescribed limits as per its letters and reminders regarding the same, an official statement said.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Restoration of PRC's lawful seat in UN opens new chapter in global governance'
United Nations, Oct 25 (IANS) Fifty years ago, the People's Republic of China (PRC) restored its lawful seat at the United Nations. "This historical event, in keeping with the times, marked the beginning of a new era in global governance," UN Assistant Secretary-General Xu Haoliang told Xinhua in a recent interview.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United States,Politics
50 years on, China remains committed to advancing UN cause
Beijing, Oct 25 (IANS) Five decades ago, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) voted to restore all lawful rights of the People's Republic of China (PRC) in the United Nations, opening a new era of interaction between the Asian country and the world body.
2021-10-25
Category: International, China,Politics
PIL in Delhi HC seeks evacuation of stranded Indian, Afghan nationals
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) A public interest litigation (PIL) has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking direction to the government to evacuate and bring to India 227 Indian and Afghan nationals belonging to Hindu, and Sikh communities stranded in Afghanistan and facing threats to their lives and properties from the Taliban.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Indus Towers' YoY Q2FY22 net profit rises 38%
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Passive telecom infrastructure provider Indus Towers on Monday reported a year-on-year rise of 38 per cent in its consolidated net profit for the second quarter ended September 30.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Anti-terror operation continues for 15th day in J&K's Poonch-Rajouri
Jammu, Oct 25 (IANS) The anti-terror operation in Jammu and Kashmir's twin districts of Poonch and Rajouri continued on 15th consecutive day on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
SpiceJet will launch 28 new domestic flights from Oct 31
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Budget carrier SpiceJet on Monday said it will launch 28 new domestic flights from October 31.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Tata Group enters into SPA for Air India stake purchase
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Conglomerate Tata Group on Monday entered into a share purchase agreement with the Central government for buying out the latter's stake in national carrier Air India, Air India Express, and AISATS.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Women's national hockey: Reshma scores seven as Jharkhand win 28-0
Jhansi, Oct 25 (IANS) Hockey Reshma Soreng scored seven goals while Pramila Soreng andAlbela Rani Toppo scored five goals each as Hockey Jharkhand thrashed Hockey Andaman & Nicobar 28-0 in a totally one-sided match at the 11th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2021 here on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Hockey
Congress leader's phone tapping charge baseless: Telangana DGP
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Telangana's Director General of Police, M. Mahender Reddy on Monday dismissed the allegations by state Congress chief A. Revanth Reddy that phones of the police chief and ministers are being tapped.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
IPL: RPSG Group bags Lucknow, CVC Capital gets Ahmedabad team
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Finally the wait is over, two new teams have been added to the cash-awash Indian Premier League (IPL) on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Mumbai Police give protection to NCB witness Prabhakar Sail
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Taking cognisance of alleged threats to his life after his revelations, the Mumbai Police on Monday granted protection to the Narcotics Control Bureau's "Pancha Witness" Prabhakar Sail, officials said here.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Wankhede leaves for Delhi amid bribe allegations, NCB to initiate probe
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) A three-member team led by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Mumbai zonal director Sameer Wankhede, who led the cruise ship drug bust involving Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan, left for Delhi on Monday amid bribe allegations against him. Meanwhile, the NCB vigilance unit head DDG NR Gyaneshwar Singh said that the agency will initiate an inquiry into the allegations of 'extortion' made by an independent witness in the drug case.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sexual assault case: SC notice to Bengal govt on BJP leaders' plea
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the West Bengal government and a woman complainant on a plea by senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya and others in a case of gang rape.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Banking stocks power equity indices' rise; Sensex closes 145 pts higher (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) India's key equity indices - S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 - made gains on Monday on the back of healthy buying in banking stocks, as well as, better-than-expected quarterly results.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Hotel body seeks SEBI's intervention to suspend Oyo's IPO, reject DHRP
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Federation of Hotel and Restaurant Association of India (FHRAI) has written to market regulator SEBI urging it to reject the DRHP and suspend the proposed Initial Public Offer of hospitality major Oyo.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Madras HC reserves judgment on Vijay's plea to expunge adverse remarks
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Monday reserved judgment on the plea by Tamil superstar C. Joseph Vijay that an adverse observation made by a single judge's bench of the court against him be expunged from records.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kejriwal attends Saryu Aarti in Ayodhya
Ayodhya, Oct 25 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday participated in the Saryu aarti in Ayodhya.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Sex racket running in guise of consultancy firm busted in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Oct 25 (IANS) Odisha Police have busted a sex racket allegedly being run in the guise of a consultancy centre in Bhubaneswar city and rescued four girls, a police official said on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
New Punjab Cong In charge's first task to settle internal rift
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The newly appointed Congress In charge of Punjab, Harish Chaudhary has his task cut out -- to deal with the internal rift in the state unit which has again erupted after Congress Anandpur Sahib MP Manish Tewari trained guns at state president Navjot Singh Sidhu and former state In charge Harish Rawat.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Duty, taxes to lift solar tariffs to Rs 2.6 per unit next fiscal
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Solar tariffs may rise to Rs 2.6-2.7 per unit (from an all-time low of Rs 2 unit) over the next fiscal in the wake of the recent increase in the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on renewable energy equipment, and the proposed customs duty on imported solar modules.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Plea claims Central Vista will impact children's park, SC issues notice
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Centre, within three days, on a plea challenging a notification for change in land use, which would deprive residents of Delhi a vast chunk of green space in the Central Vista area.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Immigration/Law/Rights,Environment/Wildlife
Akhara Parishad gets new chief
Prayagraj (UP), Oct 25 (IANS) Mahant Ravindra Puri will be the new president of the Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP), the apex Hindu religious body of the 13 monastic orders of the country.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Won't tolerate attempt by Bar Associations to put pressure on judges: SC
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday observed that lawyers' association and advocates cannot put pressure a Chief Justice to change the roster of a judge.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Amazon to start Alexa-based programme for hospitals, senior care
New York, Oct 25 (IANS) Amazon on Monday announced the launch of two new programmes which will integrate its voice-based assistant Alexa into hospitals and senior living communities.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United States,Technology,Health/Medicine
Nitish targets Lalu for 'jungle raj' from 1990 to 2005
Patna, Oct 25 (IANS) Ahead of Bihar bypolls, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday targeted Lalu Prasad without taking his name and said that people of Bihar have not forgotten the 'jungle raj' and lawlessness during his tenure of 15 years.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Afghanistan win toss, elect to bat first against Scotland
Sharjah, Oct 25 (IANS) Afghanistan captain Mohammad Nabi won the toss and elected to bat first against Scotland in a Group 2 match of Super 12 stage in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at Sharjah Cricket Stadium here on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'With you Shami', cricketers condemn online attack on India pacer
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Several cricketers, past and current, on Monday came out in support of pacer Mohammed Shami, who has been receiving derogatory and hateful comments on social media after India lost to Pakistan at the ICC T20 World Cup match here on Sunday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
China says Covid resurgence triggered by imported source
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The latest Covid-19 resurgence in China which has spread to 11 Chinese provinces in just one week, was triggered by a new imported source identified as Delta variant, according to officials from China's top health authority, Global Times reported.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Nearly 13,000 from coup-hit Myanmar sheltering in Mizoram: Officials
Aizawl, Oct 25 (IANS) With a fresh influx of refugees from coup-hit Myanmar in over a week, the total of number of people taking shelter in Mizoram has mounted to 13,000, officials said on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Eight things to know about Covid-19 countermeasures at Beijing Winter Olympics
Beijing, Oct 25 (IANS) The first Playbook that explains anti-Covid-19 measures to be observed before and during the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympic Games was released on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Rajasthan: Hundreds of petrol pumps shut indefinitely over fuel price rise
Jaipur, Oct 25 (IANS) Hundreds of petrol pumps in Bikaner division of Rajasthan have been shut indefinitely to protest against the rise in prices of petrol and diesel due to higher taxes in the desert state which has left the people struggling to get their vehicles tanks filled.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
MCD to intensify fogging till November 10: Delhi BJP chief
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Amid sharp rise in dengue cases in the national capital, BJP Delhi president Adesh Kumar Gupta on Monday said that all three Municipal Corporations of Delhi (MCD) have been asked to intensify fogging across the city till November 10.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Ariah Agarwal on prep work for playing a photog in 'Adi Suri Ki Dulhania'
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Actress Ariah Agarwal who has bagged the lead role in the web series 'Adi Suri Ki Dulhania' is busy in her preparation for playing a photographer in it. She shares about her role and working hard to do justice to the character.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Kriti Sanon and Rajkummar Rao to appear on 'KBC 13' as special guests
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Actors Kriti Sanon and Rajkummar Rao will be seen as special guests on 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 13's 'Shaandaar Shukravaar' episode. They will be on the hotseat playing the game for a social cause and interacting with the host Amitabh Bachchan.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Naga Shaurya in place of Naga Chaitanya for 'Varudu Kaavalenu'
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) The movie 'Varudu Kaavalenu' is making some noise, prior to its release. With Naga Shaurya and Ritu Varma as the main leads, the movie is gearing up for its release soon.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Congress to discuss preps in poll bound states on Tuesday
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Ahead of Assembly elections in five states, the Congress has called meeting of party In-charges on Tuesday to discuss the roadmap. All the state In-charges, state presidents will join the meeting.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
How international vax scheme Covax has failed poor countries
London, Oct 25 (IANS) The international Covid vaccine scheme Covax has failed to evenly distribute vaccines against the infectious disease to poor countries, while rich countries have brought the jabs in surplus, many of which have also gone to waste.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
T20 World Cup: We realise we had a bad game, had a chat about it, says WI coach Estwick
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) West Indies assistant coach Roddy Estwick said that his team acknowledged that they had a bad opening match against England in the ICC men's T20 World Cup and had a chat about the same. He added that his job in the team is to ensure that the players remain confident and believe in their own abilities.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Kerala sees more Covid recoveries than new cases
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 (IANS) Kerala on Monday saw 6,664 people turn Covid positive from 61,202 samples tested and the test positivity rate was 10.88 per cent, said a statement from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Pakistan rupee hits new fresh low as uncertainty looms over IMF talks
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Pakistan rupee touched a new all-time low of Rs 174.43 against the US dollar in the inter-bank market on Monday in the wake of mounting pressure of import payments as well as looming uncertainty regarding a delay in the International Monetary Fund's decision regarding resumption of $6 billion Extended Fund Facility (EFF), Geo News reported.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Supriya Pathak: No two mothers are same in real-life, same on-screen
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) In recent times veteran actress Supriya Pathak is seen playing the character of a mother in two very different projects - web series 'Tabbar' and feature film 'Rashmi Rocket'.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Daler Mehndi out with his new track 'Rola Pe Gaya'
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Punjabi pop singer Daler Mehndi has come out with a new track, 'Rola Pe Gaya' for the movie 'Hum Do Humare Do' composed by the musician duo Sachin-Jigar.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
IndiGo to maintain dominance, despite Tata's thrust (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Industry leader IndiGo is expected to maintain its dominant position in Indian skies, despite the massive build-up of Tata Sons' aviation assets.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Women's National Boxing: World medallists Manju, Jamuna storm into semis
Hisar, Oct 25 (IANS) Extending her brilliant winning run in the tournament, Railway Sports Promotion Board's (RSPB) boxer Manju Rani entered the 48kg semi-finals with a decisive 5-0 win over Punjab's Minakshai in the 5th Elite Women's National Boxing Championships here on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
Goa is India's new crime hotspot: TMC releases chargesheet against govt
Panaji, Oct 25 (IANS) Accusing the BJP-led coalition government of converting Goa into India's newest crime hotspot, the Trinamool Congress in the state on Monday released a chargesheet against Chief Minister Pramod Sawant's governance claiming that in his reign, the health and education sectors in the state had collapsed.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Rental car company Hertz orders 1 lakh Teslas for $4.2 bn
San Francisco, Oct 25 (IANS) US-based rental car company Hertz on Monday said it has ordered 100,000 Tesla vehicles (worth at least $4.2 billion) by the end of 2022 as part of an ambitious plan to electrify its fleet.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
T20 World Cup: Babar Azam at the minute is a different gravy with the bat, says Swann
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Former England off-spinner Graeme Swann believes that Pakistan skipper Babar Azam is 'at the minute a different gravy with the bat'. He added that Azam is a seriously good player, so is his opening partner Mohammad Rizwan. Azam (68 not out off 52 balls) and Rizwan (79 not out off 55 balls) had an unbeaten opening partnership of 152, handing India a ten-wicket thrashing at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup in Dubai on Sunday. It was the first time ever that Pakistan won against India across all editions of the men's T20 World Cup.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
From bus conductor to Phalke Awardee, Rajinikanth's life is the stuff of movies
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) As the recipient of the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke Award, the superstar of Tamil cinema Rajnikanth crosses yet another milestone in a career that spans 45 years and continues to go strong. Rajnikanth was presented the 51st Dadasaheb Phalke Award at the 67th National Film Awards function by Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu in the national capital on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
Punjab petrol station owners threaten agitation over higher VAT
Chandigarh, Oct 25 (IANS) Petrol station owners in Punjab on Monday threatened to launch an agitation over their demand for reducing VAT to comparable levels with neighbouring Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, and Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy,Politics
'Involves life of people..': SC asks TN, Kerala to discuss Mullaperiyar water level
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Kerala government to refrain from debating the issue regarding suitable height of the water level in the Mullaperiyar dam before it, and rather engage with Tamil Nadu government and the committee.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Australia's Telstra buys Pacific telecom company to block China's influence
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Australian government and telecom giant Telstra are buying a Pacific telecoms company in a joint venture, BBC reported.
2021-10-25
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Witness charges: Special NDPS Court rejects plea by NCB, Wankhede
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) In a huge setback for the Narcotics Control Bureau, a Mumbai special NDPS court on Monday rejected a plea by the agency and its Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede seeking directions not to take cognisance of "panch-witness" Prabhakar Sail's allegations pertaining to the cruise rave party.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
No quarantine for fully vaccinated players at Australian Open
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Fully vaccinated players will not have to undergo mandatory two weeks of hotel quarantine or live in a bio-secure bubble in Australia for next year's Australian Open tennis tournament while un-vaccinated players will have to undergo two weeks of quarantine on reaching Australia for the event in Melbourne.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
India will find win-win policies at UN climate summit: Erik Solheim (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) With less than a week to go for the pivotal UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow, where nations will submit fresh pledges to secure global net zero emissions and keep 1.5 degrees within reach, former UN Environment chief Erik Solheim on Monday hoped India would find all win-win policies at the summit that are good for economic development and creating green jobs.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
How a Kerala woman farmer saves cashew trees from pests, cyclones
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) A woman farmer from Kerala's Kannur district has come up with an innovative practice to develop support roots in cashew trees to protect her senile cashew garden from devastating borer attacks and frequent cyclonic storms.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
Bengal Governor Dhankhar in AIIMS after testing positive for malaria
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankar was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences on Monday afternoon, after being diagnosed with malaria.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Rains in Tamil Nadu as northeast monsoon arrives
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) announced on Monday that the northeast monsoon season has arrived in Tamil Nadu with rains hitting the state.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
National Award-winning Mohanlal-starrer headed for OTT release
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 (IANS) Movie theatres opened across Kerala after six months on Monday, with the first film slated to be released on the big screen on Wednesday, but the producer of Malayalam superstar Mohanlal's award-winning film, "Marakkar: Lion of Arabian Sea", directed by the acclaimed director Priyadarshan, is mulling a possible OTT release.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Southern Cinema
Kerala to distribute over 45,000 laptops to ST/SC students
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday inaugurated a scheme for distribution of laptops to all Scheduled Tribes students in the state, as part of Vidyakiranam project to ensure availability of digital devices for online learning.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Education,Politics,Technology
Zuckerberg far from politically neutral, multiple employees allege in redacted US Congress papers
New York, Oct 25 (IANS) Facebook top guns interfered to allow US politicians and celebrities post whatever they wanted, overriding the network's professed high moral ground designed to curb misinformation and harmful content, leaked internal documents unveiled by The Financial Times said.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United States,Media,Politics,Technology
72 Rohingyas identified in Bengaluru, no plan to deport them: K'taka
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The BJP-led Karnataka government has told the Supreme Court that there are 72 Rohingyas in Bengaluru city, but it has no immediate plan to deport them.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Facebook, Instagram grapple with ageing user base
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Facebook and Instagram are losing young users at an alarming rate as the millennials and Gen Z now opt for more immersive social game platforms like TikTok, Snapchat, Fortnite, Roblox and more, the media reported on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
HUAWEI launches FreeBuds 4i in India for Rs 7,990
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) HUAWEI Consumer Business Group on Monday launched its latest range of truly wireless earbuds called FreeBuds 4i in India for Rs 7,990.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
BJP, Cong trade barbs over vandalisation of Prakash Jha's set
Bhopal, Oct 25 (IANS) A day after a group of Bajrang Dal members created a ruckus on the set of web-series 'Ashram-3' in Bhopal and smeared ink on its director Prakash Jha, a political war broke out between the BJP and the Congress over the issue on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Surgery may boost survival for male breast cancer patients
New York, Oct 25 (IANS) Men suffering with stage IV breast cancer can increase their survival with surgical intervention, according to a study.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
T20 World Cup: Morgan showed his immense value with tactical masterclass, says Hussain
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Former England skipper Nasser Hussain feels that Eoin Morgan showed the immense value he brings to the England team with a tactical masterclass during their six-wicket win against West Indies on Saturday. He added that Morgan was bang-on with his match-ups and his bowlers delivered him the results of the same.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Cong will strive even to retain 2017 tally: Maurya
Lucknow, Oct 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya on Monday said that the Congress would perform well if it retains the seven seats it had won in the 2017 Assembly polls.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Art as healing brings strokes of happiness for patients in India
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Touted as a Western phenomenon to date, art-based healing is seeing more and more health practitioners in India now turning towards it -- instead of only depending on diagnostic tools, allopathic and other medicines - to treat certain conditions with terminally-ill patients and those suffering from various stress and neurocognitive disorders, especially in the pandemic times.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Income Tax Department conducts searches in Nashik
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Income Tax Department carried out a search and seizure operation in the case of a person engaged in the real estate business, primarily operating as a land aggregator in Nashik.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amit Shah extends J&K visit, will spend night with CRPF in Pulwama
Srinagar, Oct 25 (IANS) Union Home Minister,Amit Shah on Monday decided to extend his 3-day visit to J&K in order to spend the night with CRPF troopers at the martyrs memorial in Pulwama district.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Puri Jagannath's viral video with kid on Mumbai roads
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Leading Telugu director Puri Jagannadh was spotted by his fan on a busy road in Mumbai. Puri Jagannadh, along with his team had headed to shoot for a peppy song for his upcoming Vijay Deverakonda and Ananya Pandey-starrer 'Liger'.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Schools in West Bengal to reopen from November 16: Chief Minister
Kolkata, Oct 25 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday announced the reopening of educational institutions in the state from November 16, after a gap of nearly 20 months.
2021-10-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education
New security system to prevent attacks in Kashmir Valley soon
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) In wake of the targeted killings, a new integrated security system will be in place in Kashmir Valley soon in coordination with the Indian Army and the central security agencies, the sources said here on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Kerala's health department among UN-backed Race to Zero campaign
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Health Care Without Harm, the official Race to Zero healthcare partner, on Monday announced that over 50 healthcare institutions collectively representing more than 11,500 healthcare facilities in 21 countries including India's Kerala, are part of the UN-backed Race to Zero campaign.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Pankaj Tripathi turns shrewd cop in 'Bunty Aur Babli 2' trailer
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Acclaimed actor Pankaj Tripathi is all set to showcase his acting prowess as a shrewd police officer in 'Bunty Aur Babli 2'. He hopes he has done justice to the character he is playing the film.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
KCR unanimously re-elected TRS President
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao was on Monday unanimously re-elected as the President of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS).
2021-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Kerala gives free homeopathy tablets to kids ahead of schools' reopening
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday inaugurated a state-level programme of distribution of free homeopathic preventive tablets to all school children as a precautionary measure against Covid-19 as all schools will be reopening from November 1.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Education,Health/Medicine
SC notice on plea claiming Centre Vista will impact children's park
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought response from the Centre, within three days, on a plea challenging a notification for change in land use, which would deprive residents of Delhi a vast chunk of green space in the Central Vista area.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pranali Rathore shares how she relates with her on-screen character
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Actress Pranali Rathore is portraying the role of 'Akshara' in 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai'. The actress is quite excited to be part of the show that has been running since 2009. She shares about her role and the traits which are similar between Pranali and her on-screen personality.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Stalin requests bankers to extend credit to MSMEs
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Monday urged the banks to extend credit to self employed personnel, micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) and education loan to students.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Navtej Johar verdict doesn't recognise same sex marriage, argues Centre
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Centre on Monday told the Delhi High Court that "marriage" is a term associated with heterosexual couples and "spouse" means husband and wife, as it contended that there is "some misconception" regarding the order in Navtej Singh Johar case which decriminalised homosexual sex but does not talk about marriage.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diaspora,Immigration/Law/Rights
China's mobile phone shipments reach 249 mn units in Jan-Sep
Beijing, Oct 25 (IANS) China's mobile phone shipments stood at 249 million units in the first nine months of the year, up 10.2 per cent year-on-year, according to data from the China Academy of Information and Communications Technology (CAICT).
2021-10-25
Category: International, China,Technology
New headache for Beijing? Chinese companies misbehaviour fueling anti-China stir in Zimbabwe
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The misbehaviour of Chinese companies to local employees is fueling anti-China sentiments in Zimbabwe. It became evident after two blasts shook Zimbabwe's Mazowe district late last week. The two gas explosions left eight people dead including six Chinese nationals. The police is investigating the cause of explosion.
2021-10-25
Category: International, India,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kamal Nath flays Shivraj govt for 'mishandling' Covid pandemic
Bhopal, Oct 25 (IANS) Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Monday accused the Shivraj Singh Chouhan government of "mishandling" the Covid situation, especially during the second wave.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Drug addicts torture kids, force them to smoke in K'taka
Bengaluru, Oct 25 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a group of drug addicts allegedly tortured children in an open ground. The incident came to light on Monday after the parents approached a local politician in the B. Narayanapura area in Bengaluru.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lahiru Kumara, Liton Das fined for breaching ICC Code of Conduct
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Sri Lankan cricketer Lahiru Kumara and Bangladesh player Liton Das have been fined 25 per cent and 15 per cent of their match fees respectively for breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the ICC T20 World Cup 'Super 12' game on October 24.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
SW monsoon withdrawal completed from entire country: IMD
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) announced that withdrawal of the southwest monsoon from the entire country is complete and simultaneously, the northeast monsoon rains commenced over extreme south peninsular India on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
SolarWinds hackers now strike global IT supply chains: Microsoft
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Microsoft has warned that the Russia-based cyber criminals, behind the massive SolarWinds software attack last year, are on the prowl again, this time targeting organisations integral to the global IT supply chain.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Biological E expects 'Corbevax' rollout by Nov-end
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Hyderabad-based vaccine maker, Biological E expects the rollout of its Covid-19 vaccine 'Corbevax' by the end of November and is looking to supply nearly 10 crore doses on the day of its launch.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Namit Das makes singing debut with 'Aafat-e-Ishq'
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Actor Namit Das, who is playing a pivotal character in the film 'Aafat-e-Ishq', says the film is all the more special for him as he is making his debut as a playback singer.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Tesla rolls back 'Full Self-Driving' software beta due to software issues
San Francisco, Oct 25 (IANS) Electric Vehicle (EV) maker Tesla has temporarily pulled back the latest version of the company's Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta software less than a day after its release.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Education, Environment Ministers laud JGU as India's 1st university to release UN-SDG report 2021
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) On the occasion of the UN Day 2021, the O.P. Jindal Global University has released the first-of-its-kind 'Implementing the Sustainable Development Goals: Role of Universities and Civil Society in Protecting the Environment Report', mapping its compliance towards the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set by the world body.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Environment/Wildlife
JSW Steel to set up steel plant in Kashmir
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) JSW has committed to set up a state of the art "Color Coated Steel" manufacturing facility of capacity 1,20,000 metric tons per annum along with special lines to produce 'Steel Sandwich Panels' and 'Steel Doors' for the local market in Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kumar Sanu to appear as special guest on 'Zee Comedy Show'
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Bollywood singer Kumar Sanu will be the celebrity guest on 'Zee Comedy Show'. The singer, who has sung popular tracks like 'Chura Ke Dil Mera' from 'Main Khiladi Tu Anari', 'Ladki Badi Anjani Hai' from 'Kuch Kuch Hota Hai' and 'Aap Ka Aana Dil Dhadkana' from 'Kurukshetra' and many more, will also be performing on the show.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Military forces arrest Sudanese PM amid coup reports (Ld)
Khartoum, Oct 25 (IANS) Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, members of the Transitional Sovereignty Council's civilian component and several other ministers have been placed under house arrest by the joint military forces amid reports of a coup, the Ministry of Information and Communications said on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Sudan,Politics
Agreement inked for $50 mn US DFC funding to Biological E
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) The United States International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) and Hyderabad-based Biological E Limited on Monday signed a $50 million financing agreement to expand Covid-19 vaccine manufacturing capabilities in India.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
No permission for Sunburn EDM festival yet: Goa Tourism Minister
Panaji, Oct 25 (IANS) Promoters of the Sunburn electronic dance music festival have not been given permission for hosting the event in Goa, State Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Scratchy win? so what? Australia have two points and that's what matters: Brett Lee
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Former Australian pace bowler Brett Lee has said that though the Aaron Finch-led side had a "scratchy win" in their opening ICC T20 World Cup 'Super 12' game against South Africa, what mattered was that they had two points in the pocket and the confidence to go into the upcoming matches with a positive frame of mind.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
UK Royal Navy officers watch 'No Time to Die' in Goa
Panaji, Oct 25 (IANS) A special screening of the latest James Bond film 'No Time to Die' was held in Goa for 80 Royal Navy officers from the British naval frigate HMS Richmond which is anchored here in the coastal state, an official statement said.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Crop diversification helps raise incomes, reduce man-animal conflict
Pilibhit, Oct 25 (IANS) Farmers in Pilibhit district of Uttar Pradesh in the Terai region have found that crop diversification is an ideal way to end man-animal conflict and also enhance their income.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Record 22.8 mn people in Afghanistan to face starvation
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) More than half of the population of Afghanistan, or a record 22.8 million people, will face acute food insecurity from November, according to the latest report issued on Monday by the Food Security and Agriculture Cluster of Afghanistan, co-led by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the UN World Food Programme (UNFP).
2021-10-25
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Finally young Kerala couple gets relief, as court stays 'adoption' of their child
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 (IANS) After almost six months of knocking on all doors in vain, a young Kerala couple on Monday finally got a huge relief when a court here stayed adoption of their baby boy.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SP goes all out to woo non-Jatav Dalits
Lucknow, Oct 25 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh is going all out to woo Dalits in the Assembly elections due early next year.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
SMEs fear huge losses due to aluminium industry's coal crisis
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Indian Industrial Value Chain Council (IIVCC), an organisation representing the interests of enterprises involved in the industrial production and consumption supply chain activities across the country, on Monday flagged that more than 5,000 SMEs who are part of the aluminium value chain are at the risk of suffering huge losses if the present coal crisis confronting the primary aluminium industry is not urgently addressed.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Madras HC order on relocation of statues meets resistance
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) In the wake of strong public sentiment, the Tamil Nadu government is having a tough time relocating the statues of political leaders put up illegally from the streets to a "leaders park," in compliance with the Madras High Court's order.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Tokyo, surrounding prefectures lift curbs on eateries
Tokyo, Oct 25 (IANS) Tokyo and the three surrounding prefectures of Kanagawa, Saitama, and Chiba, as well as Osaka on Monday lifted the Covid-19 restrictions on eateries following an ongoing downward trend in infections across Japan.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Karuna Verma on playing an egotistical mother on-screen
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Actress Karuna Verma is all set to enter the daily soap 'Bhagya Lakshmi'. She will be seen playing the mother of 'Mallishka' (Maera Mishra) in the show.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Lifetime achievement award for author Anita Desai
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Anita Desai, one of India's best-known authors, has been conferred with the Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award for 2021.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Moon, Biden expected to meet next week
Seoul, Oct 25 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his US counterpart Joe Biden are expected to hold a bilateral meeting on the sidelines of a G20 summit in Italy or the UN climate summit in Glasgow a senior official said on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
We will talk to people of J&K, not to Pak: Amit Shah
Srinagar, Oct 25 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Monday that for peace he will talk to the people of Jammu and Kashmir and not to Pakistan.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Brown sugar worth Rs 25 lakh seized in Odisha, one held
Bhubaneswar, Oct 25 (IANS) The Odisha police have seized brown sugar worth Rs 25 lakh and arrested one person, a police officer said on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
MAA president Manchu Vishnu slams YouTube channels for rumours
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Movie Artistes Association president Manchu Vishnu has lashed out at some YouTube channels for peddling rumours on Telugu actors, especially female actors.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Modi launches pan-India health mission from Varanasi
Varanasi, Oct 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday launched the Pradhan Mantri Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana (PMASBY) from his parliamentary constituency of Varanasi which will be one of the largest pan-India schemes to strengthen healthcare infrastructure.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
'GTA Trilogy: The Definitive Edition' game to release on Nov 11
San Francisco, Oct 25 (IANS) Gaming company Rockstar Games has revealed that 'Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy ? The Definitive Edition will launch on November 11 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series and Nintendo Switch.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Primary classes begin in K'taka, parents send kids amid Covid fears
Bengaluru, Oct 25 (IANS) As many as 44,615 primary schools run by the Karnataka government and 19,645 unaided and aided private schools reopened across the state on Monday for Classes 1 to 5 after 19 months as per government orders.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
Men's World Boxing: Rohit Mor, Akash to begin India's campaign today
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Boxers Rohit Mor and Akash will kick-start India's challenge on the opening day as the AIBA Men's World Boxing Championships begins in Belgrade, Serbia later on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Rajnath pitches for DefExpo 2022, claims exports up by 334% in 5 years
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) India's defence exports have grown by 334 per cent in the last five years and the country is exporting to more than 75 countries, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
JioPhone Next to have Android-powered Pragati OS, long battery life
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The upcoming JioPhone Next smartphone will house Pragati OS, powered by Android, a Qualcomm processor, long battery life and a powerful camera.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
45% Covid cases in Gurugram reported from high-rise societies
Gurugram, Oct 25 (IANS) As many as 45 per cent of Covid-19 cases have been reported from high-rise societies in Gurugram, according to health department officials.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Japan's ruling LDP loses 1 of 2 Upper House by-polls
Tokyo, Oct 25 (IANS) Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) lost in one of two Upper House by-polls held ahead of the general electiond this weekend but won the other.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow pay tribute to James Michael Tyler
Los Angeles, Oct 25 (IANS) Actresses Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, and Lisa Kudrow have paid a heartfelt tribute to their late 'Friends' co-star James Michael Tyler, who passed away due prostate cancer aged 59.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sameer Wankhede hits back at NCP's Nawab Malik on caste-wedding fracas (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) In another salvo, NCP Minister Nawab Malik raised doubts whether the Narcotics Control Bureau Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede had submitted a fake caste certificate to get a government job to which the latter hit back and vehemently denied the allegations, here on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
N.Korea slams Canada, France for monitoring illicit maritime activities
Seoul, Oct 25 (IANS) North Korea's Foreign Ministry on Monday denounced Canada and France for dispatching patrol planes near the Korean Peninsula to monitor Pyongyang's activities, violating a UN Security Council resolution, calling it a "military provocation" endangering the security situation in the region.
2021-10-25
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Raj CM expresses concern on Delta Plus AY.4.2, asks Centre to issue SOP
Jaipur, Oct 25 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday expressed his concern on Covid-19 variant Delta Plus AY.4.2, which after killing thousands of people in many countries, has now been detected in India.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Ben Stokes back in England's fold for the Ashes
London, Oct 25 (IANS) England all-rounder Ben Stokes has been added to the side's Test squad for the Ashes tour of Australia, beginning at The Gabba in Brisbane on December 8.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
First BTS online concert in a year delivers message of hope amid pandemic
Seoul, Oct 25 (IANS) K-pop supergroup BTS delivered a message of hope to its global fans on Sunday during an online concert livestreamed from an empty stadium in Seoul to prevent the spread of Covid-19.
2021-10-25
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz
Military forces place Sudanese PM under house arrest
Khartoum, Oct 25 (IANS) Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok, members of the Transitional Sovereignty Council's civilian component and several other ministers have been placed under house arrest by the joint military forces, the Ministry of Information and Communications said on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Sudan,Politics
2nd pandemic winter bringing chaos to eastern European nations
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Lockdowns, spiraling cases and a vaccine divide is framing the start of Europes second Covid-19 pandemic winter, bringing chaos to eastern European countries and uncertainty to those in the West, CNN reported on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, India,Health/Medicine
This minimally invasive procedure can help irregular heartbeat patients
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Doctors at Max Hospital have treated a 53-year-old male patient suffering from an irregular heartbeat condition using a new and distinct approach called balloon cryoablation.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Assam govt exceeds HC deadline for transit camp construction
Guwahati, Oct 25 (IANS) The Assam government has exceeded the 45-day deadline set by the Gauhati High Court for the completion of construction works of a standalone detention centre, now called 'transit camp', for declared 'foreigners'.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Assam,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Rise in greenhouse gas concentrations jeopardises Paris Agreement temp target
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Ahead of the annual UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on Monday warned that the world is "way off-track" in containing global temperature rise with the concentration of carbon dioxide (CO2), the most important greenhouse gas, reaching 413.2 parts per million in 2020.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Support for Aus govt falls to 3-year low
Canberra, Oct 25 (IANS) Voter support for the Australian government has fallen to a three-year low months from the general election, according to a new poll.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Laos launches tourism recovery roadmap for 2021-2025
Vientiane, Oct 25 (IANS) The Lao Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism has launched the Tourism Recovery Roadmap for 2021-2025, aiming to support the recovery of the Covid-hit sector by promoting domestic travel, local media reported on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Lao Peoples Democratic Republic,Politics
FB has become 'fakebook' says Cong, seeks JPC
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Congress has demanded a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the continued 'favouritism' shown by Facebook towards the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), and has alleged that the social media platform has become 'fakebook'.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
All students in Aus state return to classes
Sydney, Oct 25 (IANS) As of Monday, all students across Australia's New South Wales (NSW) state have returned to their classrooms after nearly four months of online learning at home.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Australia,Education,Politics
Zika virus detected in Kanpur, Centre sends high-level team
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry on Monday sent a high level multi-disciplinary team to Uttar Pradesh where a Zika virus case was reported in Kanapur.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Palestinian PM says tourism back after 1.5-yr pause
Ramallah, Oct 25 (IANS) Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Ishtaye announced that international tourism was back after it had stopped for one year and a half due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Global VC investment soars past $170 bn; smashes previous records in Q3, 2021
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) This year's healthy level of Global VC investment showed no signs of stopping in Q3, 2021, setting a record for the third-straight time with $171.7 billion across 8,682 deals.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'India's Best Dancer 2': Contestant Honey Singh on her struggles as a trans woman
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) For contestant Honey Singh, giving her performance on reality show 'India's Best Dancer 2' is like a dream come true. Honey is a trans woman and she recounted that it is not easy for her to reach this level.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
This UP village's decrepit health centre is putting infants at risk
Sultanpur, Oct 25 (IANS/ 101Reporters) Shankar Ram and Manisha Singh, a married couple from Jarai Kalan village, were delighted at the birth of their baby boy on September 5 this year. Since there weren't any adequate medical facilities in their village or those nearby, the couple had stayed in their grandmother's place in Maya Bazar, Faizabad, until the delivery. The baby was born at a private hospital there, and after being discharged, the family returned to the village.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
After set of Prakash Jha web series attacked, MP minister says people's sentiments can't be hurt
Bhopal, Oct 25 (IANS) A day after Bajrang Dal activists ransacked the set of the web series 'Ashram-3', manhandled its crew members and threw ink on director-producer Praksh Jha, Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra said on Monday that the state government will introduce changes in its policy giving permissions for film shoots in the state.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood,Politics
Digital wave set to transform the way you listen to FM radio in India
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The way media is consumed has drastically changed in the last few years in India and radio is no different. According to leading digital radio technology providers, the time has come for the country to go beyond the old terrestrial broadcasting techniques and adopt the digital FM era across the spectrum.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Scotland vs Afghanistan: Clash of the underdogs, but expect a dogged fight
Sharjah, Oct 25 (IANS) Afghanistan are used to coming into World Cup matches as the underdogs. But having qualified directly for the 'Super 12' by virtue of their ranking, they now boast of some classy players in their ranks.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Trinamool leaders meet Goa teenager's family who died mysteriously on beach
Panaji, Oct 25 (IANS) A Trinamool Congress delegation comprising Lok Sabha MP Mahua Moitra, party leader Babul Supriyo and party's National Vice-President Luizinho Faleiro on Monday met the family of deceased teenager Siddhi Naik, who died in mysterious circumstances on a Goa beach in August.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
IS-K flags hoisted in Afghan province
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Khorasan branch of the Islamic State terror group known as IS-K, has hoisted its black flags in remote areas of Deh Rawood district in Afghanistan's Oruzgan province and are convincing new recruits to join with a payment of 30,000 Afghanis ($350), Raha Press reported citing sources.
2021-10-25
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
67th National Film Awards 2021: Rajinikanth, Kangana, Manoj Bajpayee receive honours
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Actors Rajinikanth, Kangana Ranaut, Manoj Bajpayee and Dhanush were feted on Monday at the 67th National Film Awards which were announced earlier this year.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Afghan refugees dismayed by increased rents in Pak province
Peshawar, Oct 25 (IANS) After the hasty withdrawal of the US and NATO forces from Afghanistan, many Afghan families have opted to relocate through legal and illegal means and entered the neighbouring Pakistan.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
UP: 2 boys killed as bricks fall on them
Sambhal (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 25 (IANS) Two boys, aged 8 and 10, died after a stack of bricks kept on the roadside fell on them in Sambhal district.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
S.Korean military nearing completion of relaxed hair guidelines for draftees
Seoul, Oct 25 (IANS) The South Korean military is putting the finishing touches on a relaxed hair guideline for draftees, officials said on Monday, amid its stepped-up efforts to improve human rights at barracks.
2021-10-25
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Australian Deputy PM announces support to 2050 net zero
Canberra, Oct 25 (IANS) Australia's Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has announced support for a 2050 net zero emissions target.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Angelina Jolie on playing Thena in 'Eternals'
Los Angeles, Oct 25 (IANS) Hollywood star Angelina Jolie, who is all set to play the superhero Thena in the upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) movie 'Eternals', has talked about what makes her character so interesting.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sandeep Kumaar ends stint as villain on 'Tera Mera Saath Rahe'
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Actor Sandeep Kumaar, who is currently seen as an antagonist 'Vivan Joshi' in television show 'Tera Mera Saath Rahe', has wrapped up shooting for the show after his character was exposed. It was a cameo but Sandeep took the offer as he found it interesting and he talks about the shooting experience and how he is keen on doing movies in the near future.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
HC notice to Delhi Nursing Council, Centre on plea seeking voting rights for nurses
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday sought responses from Delhi Nursing Council (DNC) and the Health Ministry on a plea seeking voting rights to nurses registered with the nursing body for electing office-bearers and executive committee.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Bigg Boss Telugu 5' nominations list: Upcoming episodes crucial
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) With actress Priya's exit from the show in Sunday's elimination, the 'Bigg Boss Telugu 5' house is left with 12 inmates now. As the contestants complete almost 50 days on the reality show, the coming days are going to be crucial for them.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
Democrats close to reaching deal on Biden's social spending plan
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that Democrats are close to reaching a deal on President Joe Biden's social spending plan.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United States,Politics
Saudi-led coalition continue bombing Houthi-controlled sites in Yemen
Sanaa, Oct 25 (IANS) Warplanes of the Saudi-led coalition have continued bombing various sites controlled by the Houthi militia in Yemen's oil-rich province of Marib, a military official said.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
Chandni Sharma on playing a strong, ambitious woman in 'Kaamnaa'
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Chandni Sharma will be seen playing the character of 'Akanksha' in the upcoming show 'Kaamnaa'. It is the story of a middle class couple with distinct perspective towards life.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
S.Korea to begin 'living with Covid-19' scheme in Nov
Seoul, Oct 25 (IANS) South Korea will gradually phase out coronavirus restrictions starting next month to embrace a new scheme of returning to normal life backed by the rising rate of vaccinations, health authorities said on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
TN truck operators want fuel prices to be brought under GST
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) Diesel prices crossing Rs 100-mark in Tamil Nadu has left truck owners and fleet operators a worried lot and a large number of trucks in Namakkal district, considered as the truck capital of South India, are not plying.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
'Virata Parvam' and 'Drishyam 2' struggle with ambiguity on release dates
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Venkatesh Daggubati's upcoming thriller 'Drishyam 2' and Rana Daggubati's upcoming movie 'Virata Parvam' are struggling with ambiguity by the makers. While both movies had decent hype it seems to be fading out, as there are no proper updates on their releases.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Vatican directs TN Catholic priests to close down pvt trusts
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) The envoy of the Vatican in New Delhi, Archbishop Leopoldo Girelli has directed the Bishops in Tamil Nadu to take action on the private trusts run by the Catholic clergy of the state and to close them down.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Religion
Ram Gopal Varma: I'm still interested in telling a unique story
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) While Indian cinema and its lovers are thankful to Ram Gopal Varma for discovering some fine talents like Manoj Bajpayee, Urmila Matondkar, Kay Kay Menon and films like 'Shool', 'Rangeela', 'Satya', 'Sarkar', and 'Rakta Charitra' among many others - it is the same audience that wonders why the fire is missing in RGV in the last couple of years as several of his Bollywood films failed.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
4 found dead in Bihar's Siwan district
Patna, Oct 25 (IANS) Four persons died in mysterious circumstances in Bihar's Siwan district on Monday morning, police said.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Libya announces plan for prez, parliamentary polls
Tripoli, Oct 25 (IANS) Libya's High National Elections Commission (HNEC) has announced a plan for the upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Arshad Warsi on 'Banda Singh': Fell in love with the script
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) The makers of the upcoming Arshad Warsi-starrer 'Banda Singh' have dropped the first poster of the film, which also stars Meher Vij. Arshad says he fell in love with the script.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Don't cast doubt on vaccination: SC junks plea against mass vax of Covishield, Covaxin
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday junked a plea against mass vaccination through Covishield and Covaxin, saying that vaccination is the key to protect people from Covid-19.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Halyna Hutchins candlelight vigil draws hundreds of industry artisans
Los Angeles, Oct 25 (IANS) Hundreds of entertainment industry artisans gathered on Sunday evening in the crowded parking lot of IATSE Local 80 Burbank headquarters to pay tribute to Halyna Hutchins, the cinematographer killed by a prop gun on the New Mexico set of the film 'Rust'.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Israel markets 1,355 settlement homes for Jews in West Bank
Tel Aviv, Oct 25 (IANS) Israel has issued tenders for the marketing of 1,355 housing units for Jews in the settlements in West Bank, officials said.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Israel,Politics
IIT-G team develops material to make carbon-free hydrogen economy
Guwahati, Oct 25 (IANS) Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-G) are developing novel materials that can use sunlight to split water into hydrogen and oxygen. The materials are much cheaper than the currently used 'noble metals', leading to cost-effective solar-powered hydrogen generators as well as also pave the way to a carbon-free hydrogen economy.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Assam,Science/Tech
NCP Minister: Did Sameer Wankhede use fake caste certificate for govt job?
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) In another salvo, NCP Minister Nawab Malik on Monday questioned whether the Narcotics Control Bureau Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede submitted a fake caste certificate to get a government job.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Fiji to reopen borders to some countries in Nov
Suva, Oct 25 (IANS) Fiji will reopen its border for quarantine-free travel for tourists from some countries starting November 11, according to an official statement.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Fiji,Politics
Red Bull was simply too fast for the day, concedes Hamilton
Austin (Texas), Oct 25 (IANS) Seven-time Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton, who came agonisingly close to catching race winner Max Verstappen in the final few laps of the United States Grand Prix late on Sunday but couldn't stop the Dutchman from winning the race, conceded that Red Bull was "simply too fast for the day".
2021-10-25
Category: International, United States,Sports,Motorsports
Rajkummar feels fortunate to work with Paresh Rawal, Ratna Pathak Shah
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Actor Rajkummar Rao feels fortunate to share screen space with seasoned stars such as Paresh Rawal and Ratna Pathak Shah in the upcoming family entertainer 'Hum Do Hamare Do'.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Jewellery is an emotional and occasion led purchase, says expert
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANSlife) Diwali is known for gifting and jewellery tops the list, with the focus on buying gold and diamonds. ORRA jewellery, a trusted diamond jewellery brand is gearing up for the festive and bridal season.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Khamenei calls regional states' normalisation of ties with Israel 'mistake'
Tehran, Oct 25 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that the attempt of some regional states to normalise relations with Israel is "a great sin and mistake".
2021-10-25
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Fake antique dealer case: Kerala Police record statements of its ex-chief, others (Ld)
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 (IANS) A day before the Kerala Police Crime Branch is to submit its report to the High Court on the progress of the probe into the fake antique dealer case, the statements of its former chief Loknath Behra and serving police officials -- Additional Director General of police Manoj Abraham and IG of Police G. Lekshmana -- were taken.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Kerala,National
'Rust' production shuts down till probe complete
Los Angeles, Oct 25 (IANS) The producers of the movie 'Rust' are pausing production while sheriffs investigate the circumstances of the death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins that occurred when a gun handled by veteran star Alec Baldwin discharged on Thursday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Why asteroid Bennu's surface is rocky?
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) Near-Earth asteroid Bennu was long thought by scientists to have surface like a sandy beach, abundant in fine sand and pebbles, and to also have large swaths of fine-grained material smaller than a few centimetres called fine regolith.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Is pregnancy related low back pain sciatica?
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANSlife) Low back pain effects approximately 50 to 80 per cent of pregnant women. There are numerous etiologies for pregnancy-related back pain, such as mechanical effects of gravid uterus, positional stressors, and hormonal effects resulting in pain at pubic symphysis and sacroiliac joint.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
'Mardaani 2' actor Vishal Jethwa signed for 'Tiger 3'
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Actor Vishal Jethwa, who gained appreciation for his villainous act in 'Mardaani 2', has been roped in for the Salman Khan-starrer 'Tiger 3'.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Opening of Dudhwa Tiger Reserve may be delayed due to floods
Lakhimpur Kheri, Oct 25 (IANS) The scheduled opening of the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR) from November 1 may be further delayed following unprecedented rain and subsequent floods in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri district.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Modi inaugurates 9 medical colleges in UP
Siddhartha Nagar (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Monday, inaugurated nine medical colleges in Uttar Pradesh, virtually from Siddhartha Nagar.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Shipping time for new MacBook Pro slips to late Nov
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The shipping estimates of the recently unveiled completely reimagined MacBook Pro in 14, 16-inch on the Apple Store for pre-orders have started sliding into late November.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Grooming essentials for the Urbane man
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANSlife) During home sheltering we all enjoyed our fair share of spa days and time for self-indulgence. While juggling our work from home duties and responsibilities, we explored various tips, tricks, and products to understand what suits us best. But, to our surprise, as offices start to open up and we all prepare ourselves for the morning commute, it is equally imperative to nail that corporate look while you step into your hallways back again.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Diwali deep-cleaning ?- a quick checklist
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANSlife) With Diwali comes the yearly ritual of disinfecting and deep-cleaning our homes. However, your basic cleaning ritual might not be sufficient to the changing needs of the environment we live in. If the deadly viruses around us have taught anything, disinfection should be as much a goal in our regular cleaning, rather than just the basic visible cleanliness. Therefore, it becomes necessary to know the right way of cleaning and disinfecting homes that lends itself to a responsible celebration.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
No unusual N.Korean military activities after Seoul's rocket launch
Seoul, Oct 25 (IANS) South Korean military officials said on Monday that they have not detected any unusual North Korean military activities amid concerns Pyongyang could stage another show of force in response to Seoul's recent space rocket launch.
2021-10-25
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
All that Sanjeev Kumar cared about was the integrity of his performance' (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) They hail from diverse backgrounds. Mumbai-based Hanif Zaveri is an author, journalist, actor and playwright. New Delhi-based Sumant Batra is one of India's leading insolvency lawyers, rated amongst the top 100 globally -- and a film buff. The meeting of their minds has resulted in "An Actor's Actor" (Penguin/Ebury Press), the first authorised and authoritative biography of the personal and professional life of Sanjeev Kumar, an actor who remains a role model even 35-years after his death.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National
Pak policeman on polio vaccination duty killed in firing
Islamabad, Oct 25 (IANS) A policeman was killed in firing by unidentified gunmen in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province while he was on a polio vaccination duty, according to police officials.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Subhash Ghai celebrates 43rd anniversary of Mukta Arts
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Filmmaker Subhash Ghai and the team at Mukta Arts Ltd celebrated their 43rd anniversary with a 'havan' ceremony at ISCKON Mumbai along with the announcement of the completion of their current film '36 Farmhouse', a comedy drama featuring the meeting of migrants with a rich family during the lockdown.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pak govt surrenders to TLP, releases activists
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) In what appears to be another total surrender before the protesters marching towards Islamabad, the Pakistan federal government has released more than 350 activists of the banned Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), besides announcing that the cases against others would be withdrawn by Wednesday, Dawn news reported.
2021-10-25
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
After caste-based beheadings, police bans caste songs in pvt buses of TN district
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) After a spate of revenge killings and beheadings in South Tamil Nadu, the Tirunelveli Superintendent of Police V. Manivvannan has directed the private buses to refrain from playing songs that glorify the caste traditions in their vehicles.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Markets back in green; banking stocks rise (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) India's key equity indices - S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 - traded in the green during Monday's pre-noon trade session.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
EWS-OBC quota: SC tells Centre to put on hold NEET-PG counselling, Centre agrees
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday told the Centre to put on hold counselling for NEET-PG until it decides the validity of OBC and EWS reservation in All India Quota (AIQ). The Centre's counsel submitted that counselling will not commence till the top court decides the case on reservation for EWS-OBC quota in the All India Quota Medical Seats.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Jittery Virat loses cool, says 'wear our cricket kit and walk into the field'
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) There were more fireworks and fiery comments in Virat Kohli's post-match press conference than there were from the Indian side during their ICC T20 World Cup 'Super 12' match against Pakistan, which the 2007 champions lost by 10 wickets.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
South Korea's Covid self-test kit gets FDA emergency approval
Seoul, Oct 25 (IANS) South Korean biopharmaceutical company Celltrion announced on Monday that its self-diagnostic kit for Covid-19 has been granted emergency approval from US drug authorities.
2021-10-25
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine
Finest and rarest wines and spirits on auction at Christie's
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANSlife) On December 2 and 3, Christie's finest and rarest wines and spirits auction will be highlighted by an exceptional collection of vintage cuvees from Maison Perrier-Jouet, including bespoke experiences at the home of the illustrious Champagne House in Epernay.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Beijing marathon postponed amid Covid surge
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Chinese authorities have postponed the Beijing marathon until further notice amid a surge in new coronavirus infections in the capital city, the BBC reported.
2021-10-25
Category: International, India,Health/Medicine
Sudanese police fire tear gas to disperse protesters
Khartoum, Oct 25 (IANS) The Sudanese police forces resorted to firing tear gas to disperse protesters who closed a bridge linking the capital Khartoum and Bahry Town.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Sudan,Politics
Fake antique dealer case: TN Police record statements of its ex- chief, others
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 25 (IANS) A day before the Crime Branch Police wing is to submit its report to the Kerala High Court on the progress of the probe into the fake antique dealer case, the statements of former State Police chief Loknath Behra and serving police officials -- Additional Director General of police Manoj Abraham and IG of Police G. Lekshmana -- were taken
2021-10-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
50 IS militants surrender in Afghan province: Taliban
Kabul, Oct 25 (IANS) Fifty members of the Islamic State (IS) terror group surrendered to Taliban authorities in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, an official confirmed.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
After 14 yrs, safety matches makers decide to resize, reprice box price
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) Boxed by rising input prices, stagnant demand and production, galloping domestic and export freight costs, have forced the safety matches manufacturers to increase the price by Re 1 per box after 14 years.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Top South Korean telecom operator hit by large-scale cyberattack
Seoul, Oct 25 (IANS) KT Corp, a major South Korean telecom operator, said on Monday it detected distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks on its network, causing a disruption in major services nationwide.
2021-10-25
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
ICAI chief stirs controversy asking auditors, accountants to use Hindi
Chennai, Oct 25 (IANS) It is now the turn of the ICAI President Nihar N. Jambusaria to start a language controversy pitting one of the regional languages against the others.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Glasgow Climate Change Summit (Opinion)
The upcoming Glasgow Summit will prove whether the global leaders are ready to put the entire mankind to peril or whether sagaciously they'll work out a roadmap to counter climate change effectively and wisely.
2021-10-25
Category: India, New Delhi,Opinion/Commentary
Premium SUVs power rising popularity of Fiat's 2.0 TD engine
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The benchmark technology of Fiat's diesel engine has again emerged as the preferred choice for vehicles on Indias roads but this time powering premium SUVs.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
At least 10 students in Punjab face assault after India lost to Pak in T20 World Cup
Chandigarh, Oct 25 (IANS) At least 10 students from Kashmir studying in two private educational institutes in Punjab on Monday alleged that they were assaulted, threatened and their hostel rooms vandalised after India lost to Pakistan in a T-20 World Cup cricket match by 10 wickets on Sunday night.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Israel earmarks $3bn for future Covid outbreaks: PM
Tel Aviv, Oct 25 (IANS) Israel will allocate 10 billion shekels ($3 billion) for dealing with future possible coronavirus outbreaks, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Israel,Politics
B'desh, Namibia, Scotland, Sri Lanka secures spots in T20 World Cup 2022
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Bangladesh, Namibia, Scotland and Sri Lanka have confirmed their place at the Men's T20 World Cup 2022 to be held in Australia, after the four teams progressed to the 'Super 12' stage of the T20 World Cup 2021 in Oman and the UAE.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Bihar cop found in inebriated state during poll duty
Patna, Oct 25 (IANS) A constable deployed on panchayat election duty in Bihar's Buxar district was arrested after being found in an inebriated state on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Iraqi cleric warns neighbouring nations against interfering in poll results
Baghdad, Oct 25 (IANS) Iraq's prominent Shia cleric Moqtada al-Sadr has warned the neighbouring countries against interfering in the ongoing dispute over the preliminary results of the October 10 parliamentary elections.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
S.Korea to begin gradual return to normal life from Nov: Prez
Seoul, Oct 25 (IANS) South Korea will take steps toward a gradual return to normal life from the Covid-19 pandemic next month, as the nation's vaccination rate surpassed the key milestone of 70 per cent, President Moon Jae-in announced on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
All square as Juventus salvage a draw against Inter Milan
Rome, Oct 25 (IANS) Paulo Dybala's late penalty cancelled out Edin Dzeko's opener as Juventus rescued a 1-1 draw in the highly-anticipated Derby d'Italia against Inter Milan at the San Siro here.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Madonna Sebastian sings Kannada song at 'Kotigobba 3' success event
Bengaluru, Oct 25 (IANS) Multi-lingual actress Madonna Sebastian, who made her Kannada film industry debut with the super-hit movie 'Kotigobba 3', won the hearts of Kannadigas by singing the title track from the movie, 'Yatake ninnane bayaside hrudaya nee kootiyali obbane'. In the film, the song is sung by Shreya Ghoshal.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Southern Cinema
Amit Shah pays obeisance at Mata Kheer Bhawani temple in Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 25 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah paid obeisance at the Mata Kheer Bhawani temple shrine in J&K's Ganderbal district on Monday at the end of his three-day visit to the union territory.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Religion
Debutante Sharvari: 'Bunty Aur Babli 2' is my big-screen debut, have given it my all
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Debutante Sharvari will be seen as the new 'Babli' in the comedy 'Bunty Aur Babli 2'. She says it is her big screen debut and has given it her all.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Priyanka promises to give healthcare up to Rs 10L free in UP
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has promised free healthcare up to Rs 10 lakh if the party comes to power in the state.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India logs 14,306 fresh Covid cases, 443 deaths
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) In the last 24 hours, India registered 14,306 new Covid-19 cases and 443 deaths, the Union Health Ministry said on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Team was jaded after hectic IPL; long break will help immensely: Kohli
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli did concede after the 10-wicket thrashing at the hands of Pakistan in an ICC T20 World Cup 'Super 12' game here that the "high-intensity" Indian Premier League 2021, which concluded here recently, did take a toll on the players and the week-long break before the next game will do his side a world of good.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Equity indices trade lower; Sensex down by over 300 pts
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) India's key equity indices - S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 - traded lower during Monday's early-morning session.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Tesla hikes prices across its popular EV lineup
San Francisco, Oct 25 (IANS) Electric Vehicle (EV) maker Tesla has hiked prices for all four of its in-production vehicles in the past few days.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Uzbek prez polls record historic turnout
Tashkent, Oct 25 (IANS) Voting for Uzbekistan's presidential election ended with over 80 per cent turnout which was described by the Central Election Commission as a historic achievement for the country.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Uzbekistan,Politics
Lalu Prasad is like my elder brother: Bihar Cong in-charge
Patna, Oct 25 (IANS) While Congress leaders of the Bihar unit sharply reacted on Lalu Prasad's deliberately mispronouncing party in-charge's name, Bhakta Charan Das on Monday said he was a respected senior leader of the country and like an elder brother of him.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
K'taka honour killing: Youth's body found in well
Vijayapura (Karnataka), Oct 25 (IANS) Police in Karnataka have recovered the body of a youth from a well in connection with a 'Maryada Hatya' (honour killing) case and have launched a hunt for family members of the girl, who he was in love with, belonging to another religion.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Apple iPhone 13 mini packs a powerful punch
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Small is beautiful and the new Apple iPhone 13 mini proves to be the next generation of small-screen smartphones.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
1 in 10 people clicking on phishing links on mobile devices
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Phishing has infiltrated every form of communication, from work and personal e-mail to SMS, social media and even advertising and now a new study has revealed that one in 10 people click on phishing links while on their mobile devices.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Raj BJP chief presents major show of strength on his birthday
Jaipur, Oct 25 (IANS) In a major show of strength, Rajasthan BJP chief Satish Poonia gathered a massive crowd of 80,000-one lakh people from all parts of the state and also gave a message of unity in the party by putting former Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje's picture on the stage.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Nissan, Porsche face action over false emissions information
Seoul, Oct 25 (IANS) South Korea's antitrust regulator has decided to order Nissan Motor, Porsche AG and their two Korean units to take corrective steps for falsified information over gas emissions of their diesel cars.
2021-10-25
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Siddhant Chaturvedi: 'Bunty Aur Babli 2' presents me as Hindi film hero for first time in my career
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Actor Siddhant Chaturvedi, who wowed everyone with his performance as MC Sher in 'Gully Boy, turns hero for the first time in the upcoming film 'Bunty Aur Babli 2', where he plays the role of the new Bunty, a suave, smart conman from the big city.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers: India put it across Oman 2-1
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) The India Under-23 football team defeated Oman 2-1 in their opening fixture of the AFC U-23 Asian Cup 2022 Qualifiers at the Fujairah Stadium in Dubai, UAE, with Rahim Ali (6th minute) converting a penalty, before Vikram Partap Singh (37th minute) doubling the lead to earn a crucial victory.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Football
Pyongyang touts 'invincible' ties with China on Korean War anniversary
Seoul, Oct 25 (IANS) North Korea and China will continue their "invincible" friendly relations for a "common cause", Pyongyang's official newspaper said on Monday, marking the 71st anniversary of Beijing's participation in the 1950-52 Korean War.
2021-10-25
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Post-Covid patients in UP report gastro troubles
Lucknow, Oct 25 (IANS) Patients in Uttar Pradesh who have recovered from Covid-19, are now facing problems related to the gastroenterology system.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
IMD predicts partly cloudy day for Delhi-NCR
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a partly cloudy Monday for Delhi-NCR, with the maximum temperature resting at 31 degrees Celsius and minimum at 18 degrees Celsius.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
BTS star V injures leg, will perform sitting down at 'Permission to Dance' gig
Seoul, Oct 25 (IANS) K-pop superband BTS' member V has injured his leg and will perform sitting on a chair for the band's virtual gig.
2021-10-25
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz
Gal Gadot hints kids could cameo in 'Wonder Woman 3'
Los Angeles, Oct 25 (IANS) Actress Gal Gadot is set to reprise her role as the titular superheroine in the upcoming third instalment of 'Wonder Woman', and after her children and her husband, Yaron Versano, made cameos in 'Wonder Woman 1984', she has suggested they could return for the next movie.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Younger people within G20 want bold climate actions: Poll
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) A major poll of public opinion on climate change in the G20 countries published on Monday by the UN Development Programme (UNDP) and the University of Oxford shows how public support for climate action is set to strengthen in the near future as climate-aware teenagers become of voting age, enter the workforce, and move into positions of greater influence.
2021-10-25
Category: International, India,Environment/Wildlife
iQOO to update its entire portfolio to Android 12 in India
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Smartphone brand iQOO has announced that its smartphone line-up iQOO 7, iQOO 7 Legend, iQOO Z3, iQOO Z5, and the iQOO 3 will start getting Android 12 beta updates starting from December in India.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Fuel price hike paused after 5 days of increase
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The price hike of petrol and diesel paused on Monday after increasing for the last five days to reach their highest-ever levels across the country.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Quacks face action in UP, nursing home sealed
Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 25 (IANS) A nursing home in Bijnor district has been sealed and FIRs filed against nine quacks.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Max Verstappen holds off Hamilton to win F1 US GP
Austin (Texas), Oct 25 (IANS) Red Bull's Max Verstappen extended his lead in the 2021 Formula One World Championship by holding off Great Britain's Lewis Hamilton to win an absorbing United States Grand Prix at Austin.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United States,Sports,Motorsports
Telangana focussing on alternative crops
Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) With the Food Corporation of India (FCI) deciding not to procure paddy in 'Yasangi' (summer) season, authorities in Telangana are urging farmers to go for alternative crops.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
UP Cong leader held for land fraud, extortion
Lucknow, Oct 25 (IANS) A Congress leader, known for his proximity to Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, has been arrested on charges of land fraud, extortion and issuing death threats to a builder in Uttar Pradesh's Wazirganj.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Military identifies remains of four Korean War soldiers
Seoul, Oct 25 (IANS) The military has identified the remains of four South Korean troops killed during the 1950-53 Korean War, about a decade after their excavation from former battle sites, the Defence Ministry said on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Over 80,000 dating violence cases reported in S.Korea in past 5 yrs
Seoul, Oct 25 (IANS) More than 80,000 cases of dating violence were reported in the past five years in South Korea, with more than 200 of them resulting in murder, police data revealed on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
S.Korea ranks 4th in relative poverty among OECD nation
Seoul, Oct 25 (IANS) South Korea ranks fourth in relative poverty among major economies in the world, data showed on Monday, in a sign of its high income inequality.
2021-10-25
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Kristen Stewart 'tried to get taller' to play Princess Diana
Los Angeles, Oct 25 (IANS) Actress Kristen Stewart, who stars as the late royal in the new film 'Spencer', said that she wanted to alter her height to match Diana's physical stature.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Alec Baldwin cancels other projects following 'Rust' accident
Los Angeles, Oct 25 (IANS) Veteran star Alec Baldwin, who accidentally shot and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of the film 'Rust', will "take some time to re-centre himself" following the incident, which also left the director Joel Souza injured, says a source.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UP to adopt cluster 2.0 model for push to vaccination
Lucknow, Oct 25 (IANS) To further accelerate vaccination, the Yogi Adityanath government has announced adoption of the 'Cluster Model 2.0' from November 1 to improve the second dose coverage.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Ed Sheeran tests positive for Covid
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Grammy winning-singer Ed Sheeran has tested positive for Covid, but will continue performing from home.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz
Russia says UN Charter 'irreplaceable'
Moscow, Oct 25 (IANS) The Russian Foreign Ministry said that the goals and principles enshrined in the Charter of the UN are "enduring, universal and irreplaceable".
2021-10-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Ex-SP Minister booked for fraud in UP land deal
Lucknow, Oct 25 (IANS) Former Samajwadi Minister Azmat Ali, his cousin Ubaid, and Ghaila village gram Pradhan, Iqbal, have been booked in a case related to a land in Uttar Pradesh's Wazirganj.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Yellen expects US inflation to fall to acceptable levels in 2nd half of 2022
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said that she expected the country's inflation rates to fall to acceptable levels in the second half of next year.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Politics
UP man held for issuing fake appointment letters to teachers
Lucknow, Oct 25 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) has arrested a suspended accounts officer in the education department who was accused of issuing fake appointment letters to teachers.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Friends' actor James Michael Tyler passes away
Los Angeles, Oct 25 (IANS) James Michael Tyler, an actor known for his portrayal of Gunther on 'Friends', died of prostate cancer, his manager confirmed. He was 59.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
MacBook Air 2022 may be the first to feature 'M2' chip
San Francisco, Oct 25 (IANS) Apple is reportedly planning to launch a new MacBook Air next year and now a new report has claimed that it will use a next-generation M2 chip, a follow up to the M1.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Rickshaw puller in UP gets I-T notice for Rs 3 crore
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 25 (IANS) A rickshaw puller has approached the police in Mathura district after he was served a notice by the Income Tax (IT) department, asking him to pay over Rs 3 crore.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
300K Swedish people suffer from impaired sense of smell due to Covid
Stockholm, Oct 25 (IANS) An estimated 300,000 people in Sweden suffer from an impaired sense of smell due to Covid-19, the country's national TT News Agency reported.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Sweden,Health/Medicine
Modi in UP to inaugurate medical colleges, launch mega health scheme
Lucknow, Oct 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate nine medical colleges and launch several development projects in Uttar Pradesh on Monday.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
B'desh: Prime accused in Pirganj attack confesses to his role
Dhaka, Oct 25 (IANS) The prime accused behind the arson attack on Hindu houses at Boro Karimpur village in Bangladesh's Pirganj, and his associate have confessed to their role in the violence.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 243.6 mn
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 243.6 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.94 million and vaccinations soared to over 6.80 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Tej Pratap 'forces' Lalu Prasad to come to his official residence
Patna, Oct 25 (IANS) After the arrival of RJD chief Lalu Prasad Yadav, his elder son Tej Pratap Yadav was involved in political drama in Patna on Sunday night.
2021-10-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
New Zealand reports 109 new cases of Covid Delta variant
Wellington, Oct 25 (IANS) New Zealand reported 109 new Delta variant cases of Covid-19 in the community on Monday, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country's community outbreak to 2,681.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Singapore reports 3,383 new Covid cases
Singapore, Oct 25 (IANS) Singapore recorded 3,383 new cases of Covid-19 on Sunday, bringing the total tally in the country to 172,644, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in a press release.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
Star-studded Team India's meek surrender is a cause for concern!
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) There is nothing permanent, like everything else, it has to end! However, watching it end like this was hard to comprehend. The men-in-blue had never lost a World Cup game to Pakistan. They were firm favourites in Sunday's match as well. But their rivals had other plans on the night as the Babar Azam-led side 'hammered' star-studded Virat Kohli's brigade enroute to breaking the long-running jinx.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup: A really good feeling to win against India, says Afridi
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) Pakistan pacer Shaheen Shah Afridi said that it was a really good feeling to secure a win against India in the ICC men's T20 World Cup. He added that the team had a plan and it was just about executing it.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Indian Navy's renowned Training Squadron makes a historic visit to SL
Colombo, Oct 25 (IANS) A fleet of largest number of Indian naval ships arrived in Sri Lanka on Sunday marking a historic bilateral relation between the two South Asian neighbours.
2021-10-25
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
T20 World Cup: We know exactly where the game went wrong, says Kohli
Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli believes that his team has an exact idea of where the opening match against Pakistan went and where it went wrong for them. He added that brilliant bowling by Pakistan in the first six overs meant that India couldn't get the extra 20-25 runs. In their opening match of the ICC men's T20 World Cup. India were handed a ten-wicket drubbing by Pakistan at the Dubai International Stadium on Sunday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
UK records another 39,962 new coronavirus cases
London, Oct 25 (IANS) Another 39,962 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 8,773,674, according to official figures released on Sunday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Premier League: Liverpool humiliate Man United with 5-0 win
Manchester, Oct 24 (IANS) Egyptian striker Mohammed Salah struck a hat-trick as Liverpool handed traditional rivals Manchester United a 5-0 thrashing at home, silencing the Old Trafford faithful with a clinical performance on Sunday.
2021-10-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Jackals should avoid stepping out, lion has come, says Tej Pratap
Patna, Oct 24 (IANS) After the return of RJD chief Lalu Prasad to Bihar on Sunday, his elder son Tej Pratap Yadav attacked leaders of ruling NDA, terming them "jackals".
2021-10-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Rizwan, Azam end Pakistan's hoodoo with a ten-wicket win over India
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) Mohammad Rizwan (79 not out off 55 balls) and Babar Azam (68 not out off 52 balls) displayed wonderful batsmanship to help Pakistan crush India by ten wickets in a Group 2 match of Super 12 of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Dubai International Stadium here on Sunday. The win, set up by Shaheen Shah Afridis opening burst, also meant that Pakistan broke their hoodoo against India in mens T20 World Cups.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup: Rizwan, Azam help Pakistan crush India by ten wickets
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) Mohammad Rizwan (79 not out off 55 balls) and Babar Azam (68 not out off 52 balls) displayed wonderful batsmanship to help Pakistan crush India by ten wickets in a Group 2 match in Super 12 stage of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Dubai International Stadium here on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Facebook exploded atom bomb on information, hope they listen: Nobel Peace Prize winning journalist
New York, Oct 24 (IANS) A Nobel Peace Prize spotlight isn't what Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg is used to. But he's getting it. Big time.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United States,Media,Politics,Technology
Rains, hailstorm lash Delhi-NCR
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Rains and hailstorms lashed large parts of Delhi-NCR in the aftermath of thunderstorms late on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Megalith sites in J'khand's Hazaribagh draw interest for insights into prehistory
Ranchi, Oct 24 (IANS) Did human in prehistoric times have knowledge of music and use musical instruments? Jharkhand's archaeologists and historians are considering this after unearthing a flute-like instrument at a megalithic site in Hazaribagh which may contain other artefacts of ancient civilisation.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Human Interest/Society
T20 World Cup: Target was not easy, set batsmen did the job, says Shanaka
Sharjah, Oct 24 (IANS) After a comprehensive five-wicket win over Bangladesh, Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka said the target was not an easy one to chase but they achieved it as there were two set batsmen at the crease to do the job.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
What has AAP done for Dalit students in 7 yrs, asks Cong
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Congress on Sunday questioned Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) over what it has done for the students of Dalit community after being in power for seven years.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
T20 World Cup: Would like to correct mistakes in next game, says Mahmudullah after loss to Lanka
Sharjah, Oct 24 (IANS) After suffering a five-wicket loss against former winners Sri Lanka, Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah on Sunday said that his team lost a few chances in the field and they would like to correct their mistakes in the next match of the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
El Clasico: Real beat Barca 2-1, add to pressure on Koeman
Barcelona, Oct 24 (IANS) Real Madrid added to the troubles of Barcelona manager Ronald Koeman as they defeated their archrivals 2-1 in the El Clasico at Camp Nou on Sunday. This was Koeman's third El Clasico defeat in a row and as his team languishes in the middle of the table, finding it difficult to put together a performance worthy of its history, the manager's position looks increasingly tenable at the club.
2021-10-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Congress accuses Assam CM of violating model poll code
Guwahati, Oct 24 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission claiming that Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had blatantly violated the model code of conduct before the October 30 by-elections to five Assembly seats by announcing a series of new welfare schemes.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Premier League: Antonio goal helps Hammers beat Spurs 1-0
London, Oct 24 (IANS) Michail Antonio scored the lone goal as West Ham United defeated Tottenham Hotspur their second successive defeat of the week as they moved to the fourth position in the Premier League standings on Sunday. On Thursday, the Spurs had lost to Dutch club SBV SBV Vitesse 1-0 in the Europa League.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Starting 2022, India to undertake river dolphins census every three years
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) From this year, India would embark on a scientific enumeration of dolphins - to be carried out every three years like the tiger census - across Indus, Ganga, and Brahmaputra basins together to ascertain the exact number for the national aquatic animal.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Guard me from 'legal action', NCB's Wankede appeals to Mumbai top cop
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Apparently rattled by the revelations of a witness in the raid on a cruise ship rave party, Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede on Sunday sought police help to protect him from possible "legal action".
2021-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Russia adds 35,660 Covid cases, 1,072 deaths in a day
Moscow, Oct 24 (IANS) Russia has registered 35,660 Covid-19 infections over the past 24 hours, taking the national tally to 8,241,643, the official monitoring and response center said on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,National,Health/Medicine
T20 World Cup: Kohli and Pant carry India to 151/7 against Pakistan
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) Virat Kohli (57 off 49 balls) and Rishabh Pant (39 off 30 balls) were instrumental in carrying India to 151/7 in 20 overs against archrivals Pakistan in their opening match of Super 12 in of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Dubai International Stadium here on Sunday. Kohli and Pant led the recovery for India after Pakistan reduced them to 36/3 in power-play.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
B'desh attacks: Three accused held in Noakhali, protests against violence
Dhaka, Oct 24 (IANS) Three youths have been arrested in Bangladesh's Noakhali district
2021-10-24
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion
Starting 2022, India to count its rival dolphins every three years
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) For the first time, India would embark on a scientific enumeration of dolphins - to be carried out every three years like the tiger census - across Indus, Ganga, and Brahmaputra basins together to come up with an exact number for the national aquatic animal.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Talks with EU on Northern Ireland Protocol 'constructive', says Britain
London, Oct 24 (IANS) Britain and the European Union held "constructive" technical discussions on the Northern Ireland Protocol, but substantial gaps remain on the role of the European Court of Justice (ECJ), according to a British government source.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Afghan girls learn tailoring after school ban
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Dozens of female high school and university students in Afghanistan have joined vocational centers to learn tailoring and cosmetology as the women and girls have been banned from school and university since the Taliban took over the country, Tolo News reported.
2021-10-24
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
India, Maldives sign MoU on strengthening audit of public finance
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) With an aim to develop and strengthen professional capacity and improve methodologies in the field of audit of public finance, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India and the Auditor General of Maldives signed an MoU on Sunday, an official said.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Kyrgyzstan not to host US military base: President
Bishkek, Oct 24 (IANS) There will be no US military base in Kyrgyzstan, President Sadyr Zhaparov has said.
2021-10-24
Category: International, Kyrgyzstan,Politics
116 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast
Tripoli, Oct 24 (IANS) The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Sunday said that 116 illegal migrants, including women and children, have been rescued and returned to Libya.
2021-10-24
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Kremlin says it was right to sever ties with NATO
Moscow, Oct 24 (IANS) Russia isn't wrong for halting official dialogue with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) given its aggressiveness, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Diplomacy,Politics
Draw maximum water from Mullaperiyar, Kerala CM urges TN counterpart
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 24 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has drawn his Tamil Nadu counterpart M.K. Stalin's attention on the immediate need to send directions to the authorities concerned to draw maximum quantity of water from Mullaperiyar dam through the tunnel to Vaigai Dam in the latter state.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Cultural property crimes on rise during Covid, says Interpol survey
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Crimes involving Cultural properties have witnessed a rise during the Covid-19 pandemic and in some cases even surged to new heights, according to a latest survey by international police organisation Interpol.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maha Covid deaths cross 1.40 lakh, cases 66 lakh
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) As Maharashtra has almost been fully "unlocked", the state's Covid-19 death toll crossed the 1.40-lakh mark on Sunday - a day after the total infections shot past the 66 lakh mark, health officials said.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Nuclear-powered spacecraft can help US stay ahead of China: NASA
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) Investing more in nuclear-powered spacecraft can help the US to stay ahead of the competition with nations like China, according to experts at NASA.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology
T20 World Cup: Asalanka, Rajapaksa power Sri Lanka to five wicket win (ld)
Sharjah, Oct 24 (IANS) Attacking fifties by Charith Asalanka (80 off 49) and Bhanuka Rajapaksa (53 off 31) helped Sri Lanka hammer Bangladesh by five wickets in a Group 1 match in the Super 12 stage of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, here on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
NIA arrests one more ISIS operative in recruitment conspiracy case
Bengaluru, Oct 24 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested Muhammad Tauqir Mahmood, an accused in NIA Case RC-33/2020/NIA/DLI. NIA officials said on Sunday that Mahmood, 33, is a resident of Bengaluru.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Cong hits back at Lalu Prasad for jibe against state in-charge
Patna, Oct 24 (IANS) After Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Chief Lalu Prasad attacked Bihar Congress in-charge Bhakta Charan Das, Congress leaders have hit back saying it is an insult to the Dalit community.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Two unnatural deaths of elephant in Assam in 10 days
Guwahati, Oct 24 (IANS) A lactating elephant died due to electrocution in Golaghat district on Sunday, registering unnatural deaths of two pachyderm in 10 days in Assam, officials said.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
Ali and Richa's latest video on 'Mirzapur' anniversary cracks up the internet
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) 'Mirzapur' Season 2 celebrates its first anniversary Sunday. While the internet is filled with memes, reels and a plethora of other content pieces about the second season's anniversary, one thing in particular has caught the attention of fans. It's Ali Fazal and Richa Chadha's recent video on their Instagram handles which presents a rib-tickling visual of the two.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
World snooker qualifiers: Amee tops group in women's section
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Indian No. 2 Amee Kamani of Madhya Pradesh reasserted her dominance over National champion and Indian No. 1 Vidya Pillai of Tamil Nadu by pulling off a crucial win in the concluding round in Womens Z-Camp (2nd leg) and finished as the overall number one in the World Snooker Qualifiers, a BSFI National Selection Tournament, here. Amee had also defeated Vidya in the first leg.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Centre to hold meet with states over soaring edible oil prices
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Ahead of the Diwali festivities, the Centre has called a meeting with state and Union Territories on Monday to review the action taken on the stock limit order on edible prices.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
5-yr-old raped, murdered by neighbour in Gurugram; held
Gurugram, Oct 24 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a five-year-old minor girl was allegedly raped and killed by a neighbour in a village under the jurisdiction of Bhondsi Police station in Gurugram on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Women's National Boxing: Reigning Asian Champ Pooja Rani sails into quarters
Hisar, Oct 24 (IANS) Reigning Asian champion Pooja Rani of Haryana entered the quarter-finals of the 5th Elite Women's National Boxing Championship in the 81 kg category in dominant fashion on Sunday, knocking out Kerala's Parvathi P in the first round of the pre-quarters match.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
Coronavirus cases on the rise in West Bengal
Kolkata, Oct 24 (IANS) With the Covid cases hovering around 1,000 for the last three days and the positivity rate touching nearly 3 per cent, West Bengal seems to be moving in the opposite direction from the rest of India. Thanks to unchecked gathering during the pujas, when the infection rate in other parts of the country is showing signs of slowing down, cases are on the rise in the state.
2021-10-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
'The Man Who Knows Too Much'- Witness hammers NCB on cruiser raid
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) The stunning revelations by an 'independent witness' on the circumstances preceding the cruise ship party raids seem to knock the wind out of the sails of the Narcotics Control Bureau's claims in the sensational operation with 8 youngsters arrested, including Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Bruised Zuckerberg escalates big festive ad war with Cook's iOS14
New York, Oct 24 (IANS) A war over Apple users being able to turn off tracking via its latest mobile operating system update iOS14 has Mark Zuckerberg and Tim Cook in a fierce duel.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United States,Technology
Af pilots who fled to Tajikistan say families being threatened by Taliban
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Afghan military pilots who fled to Tajikistan when the Taliban seized power in Kabul say the militant group is pressuring them to return to Afghanistan by threatening to kill their relatives, RFE/RL reported.
2021-10-24
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
T20 World Cup: I won't be bowling for now, says Hardik Pandya
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) India all-rounder Hardik Pandya confirmed ahead of the teams opening match in the ICC men's T20 World Cup against Pakistan that he wont be bowling for now. He added that he plans to start bowling closer to the knockout matches.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Women's hockey nationals: Easy wins for MP, Odisha, AP, Punjab
Jhansi, Oct 24 (IANS) Renuka Yadav scored four goals as Hockey Maharashtra thrashed Goans Hockey 14-1 in the Pool B league match of the 11th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2021 here on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Hockey
Khalilzad says US should have pressed former Af Prez Ashraf Ghani harder
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) In his first interview since resigning as the US' chief negotiator with the Taliban, Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad strongly defended the deal he negotiated to withdraw US troops from America's longest war, CBS reported.
2021-10-24
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
T20 World Cup: Sri Lanka thrash Bangladesh by five wickets
Sharjah, Oct 24 (IANS) Fifties from Mohammad Naim and Mushfiqur Rahim went in vain as Sri Lanka thrashed Bangladesh by five wickets in a Group 1 match in the Super 12 stage of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, here on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
NYT journalist says hacked with Pegasus spyware
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) New York Times journalist Ben Hubbard was repeatedly targeted with Israel-based NSO Group's Pegasus spyware over a three-year period from June 2018 to June 2021, according to a new report by University of Toronto's Citizen Lab that studies spyware on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United States,Media,Politics
Delhi police nabs four of Gogi gang, recovers weapons
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Delhi Police have arrested four members of the gang of Jitender Gogi, who was killed in a shoot-out at Delhi's Rohini Court on September 24 and recovered three sophisticated pistols and 18 live cartridges from them.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Aryan case: NCB witness' bribe allegations sparks off Maha political storm
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Spelling huge embarrassment for the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), an affidavit by one of its "independent witnesses" alleging threats and bribe ignited a political storm in Maharashtra on Sunday and raised questions on the agency's credibility.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Pakistan win toss, elect to bowl first against India
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) Pakistan captain Babar Azam won the toss and elected to bowl first against India in a high-octane Group 2 match in Super 12 of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Dubai International Stadium here on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Lalu Prasad lands in Patna ahead of crucial bypolls
Patna, Oct 24 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad on Sunday evening arrived in Patna after four years, just ahead of bypolls.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Indigenous aircraft carrier Vikrant sails out for second sea trials
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Indian Navy's indigenously developed aircraft carrier Vikrant sailed out on Sunday for its second sea trials, officials said.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Cochin Airport ventures into hydropower production
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 24 (IANS) The Cochin International Airport Ltd (CIAL) will be opening a hydropower plant at Arippara near Kozhikode and according to an estimate, it will generate 14 million units. Kerala Chief Minister, Pinarayi Vijayan will inaugurate the plant on November 6. The power from the plant will be fed to the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) grid from November first week.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Kerala,Business/Economy
Microsoft acquires Clear Software to improve connectivity with SAP, Oracle
San Francisco, Oct 24 (IANS) Tech giant Microsoft has acquired Clear Software, a provider of integration and business-process products with an emphasis on SAP and Oracle connectivity.
2021-10-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Google, FB team up to beat Apple's consumer privacy agenda
San Francisco, Oct 24 (IANS) Google has teamed up with Facebook to work around Apple's privacy tools in Safari to continue tracking end-users, an update to an antitrust lawsuit claims, with the search engine also doing what it could to slow down other regulatory initiatives surrounding privacy.
2021-10-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Semi-finalists spotted in Junior Men Hockey Academy Nationals
Bhopal, Oct 24 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy will take on Roundglass Punjab Hockey Club Academy and Raja Karan Hockey Academy will face Namdhari XI in the semi-finals of the 1st Hockey India Junior Men Academy National Championship 2021 as the team stormed into the last-four stage here on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Hockey
CSC, NCRB tie up for NOC needed to sell second-hand vehicles
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) No Objection Certificate (NOC), mandatory for sale-purchase of second-hand vehicles, will now be available from over four lakh Common Services Centres (CSC) across India.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Divya Khosla Kumar shares new poster from 'Satyameva Jayate 2'
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) 'Satyameva Jayate 2' is one film that the audience is eagerly waiting for. The John Abraham-starrer is now all set to hit the theatres worldwide. The film's female lead Divya Khosla Kumar has shared a poster of hers from the film on her Instagram.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
4 held in Gurugram for betting on T-20 World Cup match
Gurugram, Oct 24 (IANS) Gurugram Police have arrested four men, who were allegedly involved in betting on a recent T20 World Cup cricket match between Australia and South Africa.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
PM to visit Italy, UK for G-20 Summit & COP-26 from Oct 29
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be visiting Rome and Glasgow from October 29 to November 2, 2021 to attend the 16th G-20 Summit and the World Leaders' Summit of COP-26 respectively.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Aditi Sajwan on playing 'Maa Yashodha' on screen
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Actress Aditi Sajwan recently bagged the show 'Haathi Ghodha Paalki Jai Kanhaiya Laal Ki'. She will be seen essaying the pivotal role of 'Maa Yashodha' in the show. She spoke about the show and her on-screen character.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Kohli's energy is contagious, says Harshal Patel
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore pacer Harshal Patel on Sunday showered praise on Virat Kohli, saying the Indian skipper's energy is "contagious".
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Staff diverts over Rs 27 cr from his company, arrested by EOW
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Economic Offences Wing of Delhi Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested a person who has been involved in the diversion of funds to the tune of Rs 27.28 crore from the account of his company to his personal account for over a period of one and a half year.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
A very, very difficult selection: Langer on keeping Agar, Richardson out of XI
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS) Australia head coach Justin Langer admitted that it was a very, very difficult decision to keep left-arm spinner Ashton Agar and pacer Kane Richardson out of the playing eleven in the opening match of the Men's T20 World Cup against South Africa on Saturday.
2021-10-24
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Bikru massacre: Cop's widow alleges discrimination in relief measures
Kanpur, Oct 24 (IANS) The widow of a constable who was martyred in the Bikru massacre last year, has alleged discrimination in providing ex-gratia to the family.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Smartphone sales giving 5G deployments an unintended boost: Report
San Francisco, Oct 24 (IANS) The global switch to 5G is well underway, with the number of connections to the next-generation network set to reach 1.34 billion in 2022, says a new report.
2021-10-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Ashes: Victoria Premier 'confident' of 80,000-plus fans attending Boxing Day Test
Melbourne, Oct 24 (IANS) Victoria Premier Daniel Andrews sounded confident of 80,000-plus fans attending the Boxing Day Test, the third Test of the 2021/22 Ashes series, at the Melbourne Cricket Ground at the end of the year. The hope came after the Victoria government announced an easing of lockdown curbs caused by the Covid-19 pandemic in the coming months.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup: Naim, Mushfiqur fifties propel Bangladesh to 171/4 against Sri Lanka
Sharjah, Oct 24 (IANS) Fantastic fifties by Mohammad Naim (62 off 52) and Mushfiqur Rahim (57 off 37) powered Bangladesh to 171/4 against Sri Lanka in a Group 1 match in the Super 12 stage of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, here on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Kerala Kalamandalam to admit girl students first time in 90 yrs
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 24 (IANS) Kerala Kalamandalam that teaches the globally recognized art form of Kerala -- Kathakali, has for the first time in its history of 90 years, admitted girl students.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Art/Culture/Books
Katrina Kaif's video shows 'hardworking' pair of Akshay Kumar, Rohit Shetty
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) The promotions of Akshay Kumar and Katrina Kaif-starrer 'Sooryavanshi' are in full swing. The film's actors and director Rohit Shetty are working 'hard' as seen in Katrina's most recent video on Instagram
2021-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Anita Raj shares her experience of working in 'Choti Sarrdaarni'
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Actress Anita Raj, who is playing the role of 'Kulwant Kaur Dhillon' in 'Choti Sarrdaarni', talks about her on-screen character and comeback in the show. She was shown as a bold and outspoken woman but due to a leap she was not there in the show for some time. Now the makers are again bringing her back in the serial with a twist.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Service rendered by govt, not its agency, only exempt from GST
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Private and public sector agencies providing goods and services and collecting charges from clients on behalf of the government will not be exempt from paying GST and have to pay the tax at applicable rates, the Telangana Authority for Advance Rulings (AAR) has ruled.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
US carriers sell over 1.5 mm white-label devices in Q3
San Francisco, Oct 24 (IANS) The US carriers sold more than 1.5 million white-label devices in the third quarter of 2021, says a new report.
2021-10-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Cruiser raid: Witness claims bribe sought from SRK, NCB takes cognisance
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Sparking off a major controversy, a witness in the cruise ship rave party raid case on Sunday accused the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) of allegedly demanding bribes from Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan to release his son Aryan Khan.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
T20 World Cup: Will try my best to bring team as a unit, says Afg skipper Nabi
Sharjah, Oct 24 (IANS) Afghanistan skipper Mohammad Nabi insisted that he will try his best to get his team to play as a unit, ahead of their first match in Super 12 of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup against Scotland at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Monday. He added that the advantage of playing a lot of cricket in the UAE means that his team knows the conditions very well.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
PM Modi to launch PMASBY from Varanasi on Oct 25
Lucknow, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the biggest health infrastructure scheme -- Pradhan Mantri Atmanirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana (PMASBY) worth Rs 64,180 crore on Monday from his parliamentary constituency, Varanasi.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
IS-K message to China and Pakistan through suicide bombers
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The purported use of ethnic Baloch and Uyghur suicide bombers in the Kandahar and Kunduz attacks claimed by IS-K suggests a message is being sent to two other neighbours of Afghanistan -- China and Pakistan, TRT World reported.
2021-10-24
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
T20 World Cup: You should not get overawed, Akhtar to Pak skipper
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Former Pakistan speedster Shoaib Akhtar on Sunday tried to ease the nerves of Pakistan captain Babar Azam ahead of the high-octane match against India in the ICC T20 World Cup. He took to Twitter to share an 'important baat (matter)' with Babar.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Man tricked into changing gender, allegedly duped of money
Gorakhpur (UP), Oct 24 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a 'dholak' player from Uruwa in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur, allegedly tricked a male dancer from Gola into undergoing sex change surgery to perform as a female dancer.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid era driving remote health monitoring: Report
New York, Oct 24 (IANS) The Covid-19 era is driving people to adapt to more home-based digital modalities of care, including healthcare, social activities, mental health support and fitness, according to a report.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United States,Technology,Health/Medicine
Punjab got investments of Rs 99,000 crore: Minister
Chandigarh, Oct 24 (IANS) Punjab has become a preferred investment destination with investments of Rs 99,000 crore in various sectors from across the globe in the past four and a half years, state Industries and Commerce Minister Gurkirat Singh said on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
AY.4.2 up to 15% more transmissible than Delta, may be named 'Nu'
London, Oct 24 (IANS) A sub-variant of the Covid Delta strain -- AY.4.2 -- may be up to 15 per cent more transmissible than the original Delta, scientists estimate.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Will not let Afghan soil be used against others: Taliban
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Afghanistan's acting Minister of Defence Muhammad Yaqoob Mujahid said that the national army of Afghanistan will be delivering the message of peace to the people in Afghanistan and the world, Khaama Press reported.
2021-10-24
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
1,200 kids admitted to Bengal's Burdwan Medical College, 9 dead
Kolkata, Oct 24 (IANS) After the puja season when Covid is slowly surging back to the state, more than 1,200 children were admitted to the Burdwan Medical College in West Bengal in the last one month with acute respiratory problems, and nine of them have died, officials said on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Two Haryana women win silver medals at IUKL World Championship
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Demonstrating phenomenal performance at International Union of Kettlebell Lifting (IUKL) World Championship in Budapest, Dr Payal Kanodia (35-39 years, 68kg category) and Anshu Taravath (58kg category) of Haryana won silver medals for India in the event held from October 22-24.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Bypolls: BJP makes strategy to woo Muslims, find candidates
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been working on the agenda of 'Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas' since 2014 but getting the support of the Muslims has been an elusive goal even now, as it was for the BJP's predecessor, the Bharatiya Jan Sangh, earlier.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Khalid Jamil named head coach of NorthEast United FC
Guwahati, Oct 24 (IANS) Khalid Jamil has been named head coach of Indian Super League (ISL) side NorthEast United FC ahead of the 2021/22 season.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Football
Oppn only wakes up during polls: Captain Abhimanyu (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Expressing confidence of sweeping the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, BJP Uttar Pradesh co-incharge Captain Abhimanyu Singh Sandhu in an exclusive interview with IANS talked about the improved law and order situation in the state and good governance under the Yogi Adityanath government.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Aakash Talwar shares the reason why he become an actor
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Actor Aakash Talwar who is currently seen as the antagonist 'Arjun Bajwa' in the television show 'Molkki', shares how he was influenced to pursue acting as a career.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Adele wants Idris Elba to be the next 007
Los Angeles, Oct 24 (IANS) Grammy winning-singer Adele has revealed she actually would like to see 'Loki' actor Jonathan Major replace Daniel Craig as 007, but because he's American, her second choice is the star Idris Elba, who has previously been tipped to take on the iconic role as the fictional suave spy in the franchise.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Gynaecological Cancer: Prevention and Screening
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Globally, cancer has emerged as an important contributor to human health and the burden is growing with each passing year. Cancer has multifactorial causation theory and presents with different signs and symptoms as per the organ of origin. In India, 1.4 million people are diagnosed with cancer annually and 8,50,000 cancer patients die of it every year. Carcinoma of breast, lung, mouth, cervix, stomach and head & neck are major cancer types which are preventable but the majority of cases are diagnosed at advanced stages.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Mamata Kulkarni, 1990s heroine and drug bust accused, surfaces on Instagram (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) At a time when Bollywood heroines of the 1990s -- from Juhi Chawla and Raveena Tandon to Pooja Bhatt -- are seeing a return to the limelight, thanks to OTT platforms, Mamata Kulkarni, who's still remembered for her role in Rakesh Roshan's 1995 reincarnation drama 'Karan Arjun' opposite Salman Khan, and drug bust accused, has surprised her fans by staging a comeback on social media.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Govt working to optimise rice bran oil production
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) With an aim to increase rice bran oil production to 18 lakh metric tonnes (LMT) to ease import of edible oils, the Centre has requested the states to assess the potential and enhance capacity of the rice mills for its maximum extraction.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Esha Gupta to star in 'Invisible Woman' opposite Suniel Shetty
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Esha Gupta is all set to star in web series 'Invisible Woman' where she will be seen opposite Suniel Shetty, who is set to make his debut in the OTT segment.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'Chacha Chicago' set to cheer in unique split India-Pak jersey featuring Dhoni
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) Superfan 'Chacha Chicago' aka Mohammed Bashir, is all set to cheer teams by donning his unique split India-Pakistan jersey featuring MS Dhoni as the arch-rivals lock horns in a high-octane T20 World Cup match, here on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Perpetrators of Kampala blast to be brought to justice: Uganda Prez
Kampala, Oct 24 (IANS) Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Sunday assured the citizens that the perpetrators of the bomb attack in the capital Kampala the previous night will be brought to justice.
2021-10-24
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
SCR operated 500 Kisan Rails, transported 1.6L tonnes of agri produce since launch
Hyderabad, Oct 24 (IANS) South Central Railway (SCR) has successfully operated more than 500 Kisan Rails, since the first such service was launched in South India in September 2020, SCR officials said on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
'Bigg Boss 15': Contestants makes some realistic revelations about Vishal Kotian
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) The latest promo of 'Bigg Boss 15' shows contestants making some revelations about Vishal Kotian in the upcoming episode of 'Weekend Ka Vaar'.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Playing Rashid Khan and his ilk will be a challenge, concedes Scotland's MacLeod
Sharjah, Oct 24 (IANS) Scotland batter Calum MacLeod is wary of the challenge posed by Rashid Khan and his ilk when his side takes on Afghanistan in a 'Super 12' match of the ICC T20 World Cup at the Sharjah Cricket Ground on Monday.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Octavia Spencer adapting Bobby Love's story for TV
Los Angeles, Oct 24 (IANS) Actresses Octavia Spencer and Kerry Washington are teaming up to bring Bobby and Cheryl Love's story to the small screen.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Were amateurs in 2017 MCD polls, situation changed now: AAP
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Unlike the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls of 2017, the Aam Aadmi Party is not inexperienced on the civic front anymore, party's Delhi Convener Gopal Rai said on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nobody will be allowed to scuttle peace and progress in J&K: Shah
Jammu, Oct 24 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said that nobody will be allowed to scuttle peace, progress and prosperity in Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Land crisis in Delhi's cemeteries leads to multiple & ash burial
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Delhi's largest Muslim cemetery went out of space during the second wave surge. All cemeteries more or less were running out of space as the death toll was mounting every day. The pandemic saw rush at the cemeteries, but, the fact is that with a growing Muslim population in the national capital, the land for graveyards has not increased. The shrinking graveyard spaces is forcing Muslims to go for multiple or ash burial.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
After oil, gas price may see surge upsetting CNG, PNG rates
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) After fuel price surge, prices of gas used for cooking and transportation are expected to soar this year putting consumers in India at the risk of inflated CNG and PNG rates.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Kashmiri Pandits asked to give undertaking if they don't take security'
Srinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) The Kashmiri Pandit families living in the valley have been offered security by the Jammu and Kashmir Police, but those who do not wish to take the security have to give an undertaking, which says that they will be responsible for their own security and won't blame the police or government for that, Kashmiri Pandit leader Sanjay Tickoo said on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Shocker: Witness claims NCB sought bribe from SRK to release Aryan
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) In a new bombshell, a witness in the cruise ship rave party raid case has accused the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) of allegedly demanding bribes from Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan to release his son Aryan Khan, here on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
2 cargo ships collide in Turkey's Marmara Sea
Ankara, Oct 24 (IANS) Two foreign-flagged cargo ships collided on Sunday in the Marmara Sea off Turkey's northwestern Canakkale province, causing damage but no injuries, local media reported.
2021-10-24
Category: International, Turkey,Crime/Disaster/Accident
T20 World Cup: Sri Lanka win toss, opt to field against Bangladesh
Sharjah, Oct 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka won the toss and opted to field against Bangladesh in a Group 1 match in the Super 12 stage of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, here on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Australia launches 'spread freedom' Covid vax push
Canberra, Oct 24 (IANS) The Australian government on Sunday launched the next phase of its coronavirus vaccination campaign as the country continues to battle the third wave of the pandemic.
2021-10-24
Category: International, Australia,Politics
DU: PhD holders preferred over NET pass outs for Asst Prof post
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The National Eligibility Test (NET) of the the University Grants Commission (UGC) saw two postponements with the first in December 2020 and another in October. Though NET is a minimum qualification for professors' recruitment, PhD holders are more in demand.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Stoinis forced to control his 'Greek emotions' for the sake of team
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS) Australian cricketer Marcus Stoinis has said that he had to "control" his Greek emotions while leading his side to victory in a nerve-jangling 'Super 12' game against South Africa in the ICC T20 World Cup here on Saturday night.
2021-10-24
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
NASA completes stacking rocket for Moon mission
Washington, Oct 24 (IANS) NASA has completed stacking of its mega-Moon rocket and spacecraft that will launch the next generation of deep space operations, including Artemis missions on and around the Moon, the agency said.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United States,Technology
Kerala CPI-M to save face by taking action against Anupama's father in adoption issue: sources
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 24 (IANS) The ruling CPI-M in a bid to save its face, is contemplating action against the father of Anupama, C. Jayachandran, party's local committee member, and also against Shiju Khan, Kerala State Child Welfare Council Chairman and DYFI state secretariat member.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Gaya residents to face legal action if unvaccinated
Patna, Oct 24 (IANS) The residents of Gaya who have not taken Covid vaccines will have to face legal action and they will not be entitled to receive food from government shops on subsidised rates, district officials said in an order.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
'Media reports of Kim Jong-un's sister staging coup not true'
Seoul, Oct 24 (IANS) South Korea's spy agency said on Sunday that media reports of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's sister staging a coup against her brother are not true at all.
2021-10-24
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Recent pictures of Mamta Kulkarni surface on the Internet
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Having ruled Bollywood in the 1990s, Mamta Kulkarni disappeared one day at the peak of her career. Her sudden withdrawal from the world of glamour left many people heartbroken as they never saw her or heard from her again. But recent pictures of the actress surfaced on the Internet, leaving her fans overjoyed at the glimpse of her.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Afghanistan unveils plan to boost employment, combat food crisis
Kabul, Oct 24 (IANS) The Taliban-led Afghan government's Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation and Livestock on Sunday launched a plan to create jobs and fight a potential food crisis amid the continuous rise of poverty and unemployment in the war-torn country.
2021-10-24
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Congress president of Kerala unit lashes out at CPI
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 24 (IANS) Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) President and Member of Parliament from Kannur, K. Sudhakaran has said that the CPI as a political party has lost its backbone, or rather it has pledged it to the CPM. He was addressing a public programme at Kannur on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Aus state outlines pathway out of pandemic
Melbourne, Oct 24 (IANS) Authorities in Australia's Victoria on Sunday outlined what life would look like when the state reaches vaccination rates of 80 and 90 per cent.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Actress Seema Pahwa's daughter Manukriti debuts with 'Yeh Mard Bechara'
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Veteran actress and film director Seema Pahwa's daughter Manukriti is making her debut in Hindi cinema with the upcoming film 'Yeh Mard Bechara'. The first look of the film releases on Sunday, on the occasion of Karwa Chauth.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Aly Goni celebrates his latest track 'Jodaa' crossing 20 mn YouTube views
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) It's just been a week since Aly Goni and Mouni Roy's new music video 'Jodaa' released on YouTube and the song has already received 20 million views. Sung by Afsana Khan, the lyrics have been written by Maninder Kailey with music by Jatinder Shah.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Colombia's most-wanted drug trafficker captured
Bogota, Oct 24 (IANS) The Colombian government said that the country's most-wanted drug trafficker "Otoniel" has been captured.
2021-10-24
Category: International, Colombia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Woman gangraped and murdered in Bihar's West Champaran
Patna, Oct 24 (IANS) A married woman was gangraped and murdered in Bihar's West Champaran district, an official said on Sunday. The police have arrested two suspects in the case.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
With batters misfiring & criticism back home, B'desh coach tells players to give 100 per cent
Sharjah, Oct 24 (IANS) Despite safely securing their passage into the 'Super 12' stage of the ICC T20 World Cup here, Bangladesh coach Russell Domingo has conceded that his batters are misfiring and that they need to resolve all the issues before their clash against former champions Sri Lanka later on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Seoul city moves to normalise Covid-affected public transit service
Seoul, Oct 24 (IANS) The Seoul city government said on Sunday that it will begin normalising late-night public transportation operations on weekdays, months after they were reduced due to social distancing measures against Covid-19.
2021-10-24
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Nerve disorder added as rare side effect of AstraZeneca Covid vax
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) A rare nerve disorder that affects the feet, hands and limbs has been added to the list of possible side effects of the AstraZeneca Covid vaccine by UK regulators, the Daily Mail reported.
2021-10-24
Category: International, India,Health/Medicine
2 die after eating cauliflower in UP district
Farrukhabad (UP), Oct 24 (IANS) Two persons died allegedly after consuming a dish made of potato and cauliflower in Uttar Pradesh's Farrukhabad district.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RJD leader stabbed to death in Bihar's Samastipur
Patna, Oct 24 (IANS) A Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader and Sarpanch candidate of Rewa Panchayat, Hema Rai's husband was stabbed to death in Bihara's Samastipur district on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2 killed, 4 injured in road accident on Yamuna Expressway
four others injured in a road accident on the Delhi-Agra Yamuna
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Smart homes require smart air purification systems
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANSlife) While smart homes are typically about connected and automated devices and appliances, making it a super convenient and comfortable living experience for residents, there is one connect that we often seem to miss when we speak of smart homes -- the inextricable connect with the indoor home environment.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
UP BJP MLA calls Rajbhar 'buffalo'
Ballia, Oct 24 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA Surendra Singh has once again stirred up a controversy by calling Om Prakash Rajbhar, the president of the Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP), a "buffalo".
2021-10-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
7-yr-old girl sexually assaulted in Delhi, accused arrested
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Delhi Police have arrested a man who sexually assaulted a seven-year-girl while she was playing in the capital city's Ranjit Nagar area, officials said on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sonu Sood organises vaccination awareness drive in Mumbai
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Sonu Sood is a name that has become synonymous with relief measures in the country. The actor once again stepped up to spread awareness about vaccination as he visited Kala Qila in Mumbai's Dharavi with frontline workers and their children to spread awareness on the importance of vaccination.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Saif Ali Khan: I enjoy looking to the future but also enjoy looking back
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Saif Ali Khan has completed 28 years in the Hindi film industry. Looking back at his journey the actor said that his parents thought he would "end up in a slightly destructive life" and "it seems to have gone rather well".
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Neha, Siddhaanth say goodbye to 'Kyun Rishton Mein Katti Batti' as show ends
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) The daily soap 'Kyun Rishton Mein Katti Batti' has wrapped up its shoot and the last episode will air on November 5. It was an emotional moment for the lead actors Neha Marda and Siddhaanth Vir Surryavanshi as they thanked fans for supporting the show and shared their experience of being part of it.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ind vs Pak: Embarrassment of riches could make Virat take poor decisions
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) Former Pakistan wicketkeeper-batsman Rashid Latif feels that if Indian players "don't make mistakes", they could make life difficult for Pakistan in the ICC T20 World Cup 'Super 12' clash here later on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
4 held in UP for running bail racket for prisoners
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 24 (IANS) The Moradabad police have arrested four persons, who posed as 'relatives' of prisoners and helped them in getting bail.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TN fishermen seek legal action against Panama ship
Chennai, Oct 24 (IANS) Fishermen association of Kanyakumari and Colachil areas in South Tamil Nadu have sought action against a Panama-flagged ship for having collided with an Indian fishing boat causing grievous injuries to those in the boat.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Chinese boat seized for fishing in S Korea's EEZ without permit
Seoul, Oct 24 (IANS) South Korea's Coast Guard has seized a Chinese boat for fishing without a permit in the country's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) off the southern resort island of Jeju, officials said on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: International, South Korea,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Millennials love their G&T
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANSlife) Gin and Tonic is one such cocktail that has had the privilege to stand out among others, such as whisky and soda, rum and cola, and vodka and sprite. It is the one spirit that has earned the slang 'G&T'. For those of us who are unfamiliar it is gin with ice, tonic water, and a squeeze of lime on top.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
5 traditional saree styles for this festive season
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The festive season in the post-pandemic era has brought in new hopes and optimism. After almost two years people have now gradually started to organise festive gathering which spreads cheer.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Wall trends for this fall
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) As fall nesting is upon us, opt for tasteful wallpapers if you're looking to dramatically overhaul your interiors. Besides being more durable and cost-effective in the long run, wallpapers can add texture and dimension to a space, transforming an ordinary room into something special. Take your pick from muted backdrops to geometric prints from splash of vibrant hues to intricate patterns.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
'US, S.Korea to continue discussing end-of-war declaration'
Seoul, Oct 24 (IANS) Sung Kim, Washington's Special Representative for North Korea, said on Sunday that he looked forward to continuing exploring different options with South Korea to resume dialogue with Pyongyang, including the proposed declaration of a formal end to the 1950-53 Korean War.
2021-10-24
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
After some cooling in markets, expect rebound in expiry week
Markets were under pressure last week and gave early warning signals on Monday, the first day of the week itself. BSESENSEX lost 484.33 points or 0.79 per cent to close at 60,821.62 points, while NIFTY lost 223.65 points or 1.22 per cent to close at 18,114.90 points. The broader indices saw BSE100, BSE200 and BSE500 lose 1.80 per cent, 2.00 per cent and 2.34 per cent respectively.
2021-10-24
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Shanaka ups the ante, says SL a better side and their chances slightly better
Sharjah, Oct 24 (IANS) Sri Lanka would be hoping to capitalise on the momentum gained during the qualifying stages when they take on Bangladesh in their opening 'Super 12' game of the ICC T20 World Cup at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium later on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Over 800 inmates escape after gunmen attack in Nigeria
Abuja, Oct 24 (IANS) More than 800 inmates escaped following an attack by unidentified gunmen on a custodial centre in southwest Nigeria's Oyo state, the country's correctional service confirmed.
2021-10-24
Category: International, Nigeria,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Commonly used antidepressant not effective in treating dementia: Lancet
London, Oct 24 (IANS) A drug used to treat agitation in people with dementia is no more effective than a placebo, and might even increase mortality, according to a new study published in The Lancet.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Mehbooba hits out at Centre on 'restrictions' in J&K
Srinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) Hitting out at the Centre after the statement of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Bipin Rawat, former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Sunday said "repression" is the government's only method to deal with the situation in the union territory.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
'ITBP always given befitting reply to hostile neighbour with bad intention'
New Delhi/Greater Noida, Oct 24 (IANS) Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanad Rai on Sunday said that ITBP has always given a befitting reply to hostile neighbour with bad intention.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Erdogan says 10 Western envoys 'persona non grata'
Ankara, Oct 24 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he instructed Foreign Minister to declare the Ambassadors of 10 countries, including the US, Germany and France, as "persona non grata" after they made a joint statement for the release of a jailed businessman.
2021-10-24
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Jhelum water may breach warning level on Sunday
New Delhi/Srinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) Following heavy rainfall at isolated places in Jammu and Kashmir, several rivers are in spate in the Union Territory, with the authorities warning that Jhelum may breach the warning level in Srinagar on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Putin invites Bennett to visit St. Petersburg
Tel Aviv, Oct 24 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has invited Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett for another visit to the country, following their first-ever meeting in Sochi.
2021-10-24
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Number of rhinoceros killed by poachers spike in Botswana
Gaborone, Oct 24 (IANS) Nearly 100 rhinoceros were killed by poachers in Botswana over the past three years, s significant spike, a wildlife official said in a statement Saturday.
2021-10-24
Category: International, Botswana,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Microsoft reverses '.NET' change after open-source community outcry
San Francisco, Oct 24 (IANS) Tech giant Microsoft is reversing a decision to remove a key feature from its upcoming .NET 6 release, after a public outcry from the open-source community.
2021-10-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Rs 17,691 Cr invested in 157 approved medical colleges since 2014: Centre
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Government of India has given a nod to as many as 157 new medical colleges since 2014 and has invested a total of Rs 17,691.08 crore on these projects, said the Centre on Sunday here.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Modi wants drones to deliver postal packages to remote areas: Garuda Aerospace MD
Chennai, Oct 24 (IANS) Agnishwar Jayaprakash, the 31-year-old Managing Director of the Chennai-based Garuda Aerospace, a Drones-As-A-Service (DaaS) startup, is on cloud nine after meeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Removing extremist public figures from Twitter can reduce toxicity: Study
New York, Oct 24 (IANS) Banning right-wing extremists from social media can reduce the spread of anti-social ideas and conspiracy theories, according to a study.
2021-10-24
Category: International, United States,Technology
Stage set for pvt investment cycle; new growth triggers are in place
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) The external environment for the capex cycle in the current decade will more likely resemble that seen seen in the first decade of the century (2000's) in terms of global liquidity, monetary policies and healthy balance sheets, a report based on key economic indicators has said.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Bigg Boss 15': Rajiv Adatia says he won't have any problem in making connections
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Former model and social media influencer Rajiv Adatia has now entered the 'Bigg Boss 15' house as a wild card entry. "I am quite excited about my entry and hope everything goes well inside the house," says Rajiv.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
T'gana govt to receive claims on Podu lands from Nov 8
Hyderabad, Oct 24 (IANS) The Telangana government on Saturday said that it will begin the process of accepting claims from tribals to settle the long-pending Podu land issue from November 8 and end by December 8.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Helen Mirren announced as ambassador of university in her 'second home'
Los Angeles, Oct 24 (IANS) Oscar winner Helen Mirren has been appointed an ambassador for an Italian university in a region she calls her "second home."
2021-10-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Abhishek Banerjee shares throwback picture from 'Mirzapur'
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Video's 'Mirzapur' released almost 3 years back and changed the Indian OTT scene forever. Abhishek Banerjee who starred in the series as compounder, 'Munna Tripathi's close friend, recently shared a throwback picture in his character's look as he reminisced about the days gone by.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Civilian killed in firing in J&K's Shopian
Srinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) A civilian was killed on Sunday in a firing incident near a CRPF camp in J&K's Shopian district.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Clash of the titans: Virat keen to maintain India's unblemished record
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) In 1998, Sharjah witnessed a run-storm that to this day gives goosebumps to the cricket fanatics. The footage of that historic knock, when Sachin Tendulkar smashed Australian bowlers to all parts of the ground, has millions of views on YouTube.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Trench dug up in Gujranwala to prevent TLP long march to Islamabad
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Pakistan government has dug up a trench on GT Road near Gujranwala in response to an announcement by the banned Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) that they will set out on a long march towards Islamabad, Geo News reported.
2021-10-24
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Parineeti Chopra talks about her decade-long journey in Bollywood
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Parineeti Chopra made her debut in Bollywood in 2011 with 'Ladies vs Ricky Bahl'. The actress has completed a decade in the Hindi film industry and says she did not want it to be any other way.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India will play key role in making our planet a better place: Modi in 'Mann Ki Baat'
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday in his monthly 'Mann Ki Baat' radio programme hailed the health workers on the fast-paced Covid vaccination drive which has covered over 100 crore people, and also on the occasion of UN Day on Sunday said 'India will play a key role in making our planet a better place'.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'US, India make attempts to manoeuvre Pak out of CPEC'
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Authority czar Khalid Mansoor has alleged that the US is colluding with India and hatching plots against the multibillion-dollar project, Dawn news reported.
2021-10-24
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Clubhouse to soon let you pin links to top of rooms
San Francisco, Oct 24 (IANS) Popular audio chat app Clubhouse is making it possible for people to share outside links and monetise their work on the platform.A
2021-10-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Indian banking Sector insulated against Covid-19, expects improved profitability even as asset quality remains monitorable
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) The second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic posed challenges for banks like increase in overdue levels and higher infection rates among employees, impacting collections and resulting in higher slippages and some increase in the restructured book. However, despite these challenges, the steady operating profitability and reducing provisioning on legacy stressed accounts continued to provide relief to the bottom-line and the capital position of banks, ratings agency ICRA has said in a report.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Biological E to get $50 mn from US DFC to boost Covid vax production
Hyderabad, Oct 24 (IANS) In a major boost to Covid-19 vaccine production in India, Hyderabad-based Biological E Limited will receive $50 million assistance from the United States International Development Finance Corporation (DFC).
2021-10-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Somali forces retake key town in central region
Mogadishu, Oct 24 (IANS) Somali National Army (SNA) and Galmudug regional forces retook Guriel town in the country's central region from a paramilitary group following a fierce gunfight, army officials said.
2021-10-24
Category: International, Somalia,Politics
Saudi-led coalition destroys Houthi vessels, bomb-laden boats site
Sanaa, Oct 24 (IANS) The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen announced that it has destroyed four Houthi vessels in the Red Sea and a site for bomb-laden boats in the city of Hodeidah.
2021-10-24
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
K'taka doctor kills wife with high dose of injection
Davanagere (Karnataka), Oct 24 (IANS) Nine months after the death of a woman, her husband, a doctor by profession, has been arrested on charges of killing her with a high dose of injection under the influence of black magic in Karanataka's Davanagere district, police said on Sunday.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TV stars Ridhiema, Adhvik on why 'Karwa Chauth' matters to both men and women
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) Sunday is Karwa Chauth, a very auspicious day for all married women who keep 'Nirjala' fast and worship the almighty for the long lives of their husband and a happy married life.
2021-10-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Modi greets ITBP on Raising Day
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) Extending greetings to the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on its Raising Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the force have answered the nation's call with the utmost dedication from "dense forests in Arunachal Pradesh to the icy heights of the Himalayas".
2021-10-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics