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Pizzi looking for improvements as Saudi Arabia face Uruguay
Rostov-on-Don, June 19 (IANS) Saudi Arabia chief coach Juan Antonio Pizzi promised his footballers would do everything possible to put the 0-5 defeat his side suffered against Russia in their opening FIFA World Cup game behind them when they face Uruguay on Wednesday.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Hales, Bairstow tons take England to world record ODI total of 481/6
Nottingham, June 19 (IANS) England registered a world record total of 481 for 6 against Australia in their third One-Day International (ODI) cricket match here on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
NGO calls on RS to approve Motor Vehicle Act amendment
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) In a bid to reduce road accident deaths in India, Consumer Voice, which works for citizens road safety, on Tuesday asked the Rajya Sabha to pass the bill amending the three-decade-old Motor Vehicles Act, 1988.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Salvage team on board fire-ravaged merchant vessel
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) A salvage team went on board merchant vessel SSL Kolkata on Monday for the first time since the fire fighting operation in the ship to make an assessment of the situation created by the June 14 blaze, a Defence Ministry spokesperson said.
2018-06-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Defence/Security
Raonic beats Yuki Bhambri, advances to Queen's Club 2nd round
London, June 19 (IANS) World No 31 Milos Raonic of Canada entered the second round of the Queen's Club tennis tournament after defeating world No 84 Yuki Bhambri of India 6-1, 3-1 on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Presented deficit free budget to make Tripura self-reliant: CM
Agartala, June 19 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said that the "deficit free budget" presented on Tuesday, his government's first, was intended to make the state "self-reliant".
2018-06-19
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Senegal pip Poland 2-1 on World Cup return after 16 years
Moscow, June 19 (IANS) Senegal celebrated their return match to the FIFA World Cup after a gap of 16 years with a narrow 2-1 win over Poland in a Group H clash here on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
42 artistes selected for Sangeet Natak Akademi Awards
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Sangeet Natak Akademi, India's national academy for music, dance and drama, on Tuesday announced that a total of 42 artistes have been selected for the prestigious award.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
RBI enhances housing loan limits under priority sector lending
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday enhanced the housing loan limits under priority sector lending (PSL) to Rs 35 lakh in metropolitan centres under the affordable housing scheme.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
US to exit UN Human Rights Council: Reports
Washington, June 19 (IANS) The US plans to announce its withdrawal from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday, media reports said.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Diaspora
Priyaka Chopra writing memoir on her 'private' journey
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra is writing a memoir, titled "Unfinished", which will be published simultaneously in India, the US and Britain next year. In the memoir, Priyanka said, she is ready to write about her feelings during the course of what has been a fascinating journey.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books,Bollywood,Hollywood
J&K unlikely to see normalcy: Owaisi
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) The BJP's decision to pull out of the PDP-led Jammu and Kashmir government and the expected imposition of Governor's rule won't bring normalcy in the state, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
India, Australia to strengthen counter-terrorism cooperation
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India and Australia have agreed to further strengthen counter-terrorism cooperation, including cross-border terrorism, through exchange of information and capacity-building efforts, the External Affairs Ministry said on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Terrorism,Diplomacy
9 TN fishermen rescued by Coast Guard
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) Nine Tamil Nadu fishermen, stranded in high seas after water entered the engine room of their fishing boat, were rescued by the Indian Coast Guard on Tuesday, an official statement said.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Senegal beat Poland 2-1
Moscow, June 19 (IANS) Senegal kicked-off their FIFA WOrld Cup on a winning note as they registered a narrow 2-1 win over Poland in a Group H clash here on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
India, Japan discuss maritime, counter-terrorism cooperation
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India and Japan on Tuesday discussed cooperation in the areas of maritime security and counter-terrorism among other issues during the fifth dialogue under the 2+2 mechanism that involves and foreign and defence policies of the two sides, a statement said.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Governor's rule recommended in J&K
Srinagar/New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra on Tuesday evening suggested to the Union Home Ministry that Governor's Rule should be imposed for six months in the state after the PDP-BJP coalition collapsed, official sources said.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Pekerman laments Colombia's 'painful' loss to Japan
Saransk (Russia), June 19 (IANS) Colombia coach Jose Pekerman said Tuesday his team will continue to fight for a place in the World Cup knockout stage after a "painful" defeat to Japan in their opening Group H match here.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Sahitya Akademi to hold transgender literary meet in Kolkata
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) In a bid to bring creativity of transgenders to the fore, Sahitya Akademi, India's National Academy of Letters, would hold the first-ever literary meet for transgender writers in Kolkata next month, a member of the event's advisory committee said.
2018-06-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Art/Culture/Books
Infosys sustains its eco-friendly mission
Bengaluru, June 19 (IANS) Global software major Infosys has reduced its electricity consumption per head by 53 per cent over the last decade, the company said in its 11th Annual Sustainability Report on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
EU borders agency should operate on Libyan soil: Minister
Rome, June 19 (IANS/AKI) The European Union borders and coastguard agency Frontex should extend its operations to Libyan soil, Italy's Infrastructure and Transport Minister Danilo Toninelli said on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Rashford praises England captain Kane
Moscow, June 19 (IANS) England striker Marcos Rashford praised captain Harry Kane when he spoke to the press on Tuesday in the wake of England's 2-1 win against Tunisia on Monday night.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup
UP to set up special development council for Kashi Vishwanath temple
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) In a bid to boost religious tourism in the state, the Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposal of setting up a Special Council for beautification and expansion of the Kashi Vishwanath temple in Varanasi, officials said.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion,Business/Economy
Unesco condemns Indian newspaper editor's murder
Paris, June 19 (IANS/AKI) Unesco chief Audrey Azoulay on Tuesday condemned the slaying of prominent journalist and newspaper editor Shujaat Bukhari and his two police bodyguards in Indian-administered Kashmir last week.
2018-06-19
Category: International, France,Media,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Ronaldo's old pal Evra gives insight into football star
Moscow, June 19 (IANS) Veteran French full back Patrice Evra feels that people should reject lunch invites from former Manchester United team mate Cristiano Ronaldo.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Nadda releases India's health profile, launches institutional profiling project
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Tuesday released the National Health Profile (NHP) 2018, a major aid to policy makers, and launched the National Health Resource Repository (NHRR) project, which does the institutional profiling of the country.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Truckers' strike enters second day, northeast comes to 'standstill'
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) As the indefinite nationwide truckers' strike entered its second day, lorry owners and operators on Tuesday said over 50 lakh vehicles remained off the road involving a loss of more than Rs 1,000 crore and the north-eastern region came to "standstill" as a consequence.
2018-06-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Defence sector more prone to cyber threats: Sitharaman
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said that defence sector is more prone to cyber threats and it was important to safeguard cyberspace with anticipation of possible attacks, an official statement said.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology,Defence/Security
'Gene therapy, biotechnology can tackle deforestation and air pollution'
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Gene therapy and biotechnology can be used to tackle environmental issues like deforestation and air pollution, while genetic modification in mosquitoes can solve the problems of epidemic diseases such as dengue and malaria, experts said here on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Bids for Madhya Pradesh 26 MWp rooftop solar project by July
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Bids for 26 MWp (mega watt peak) rooftop solar programme being implemented by Madhya Pradesh are to be submitted in July, the state government said on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Foreign paddlers propel Warriors to 3rd spot in UTT
Pune, June 19 (IANS) Foreign players stamped their class to help Warriors TTC record a heart-warming 14-7 victory on points over Empowerji Challengers in the CEAT Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Infosys opens digital centre in Marseille
Bengaluru, June 19 (IANS) Global software major Infosys said on Tuesday it has opened a digital centre of excellence at Marseille to provide expertise to its clients in the region, and hire and train local talent.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Dalit boys video upload: Maharashtra panel notice to Rahul, Twitter
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) The Maharashtra State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (MSCPCR) on tuesday issued notice to Congress President Rahul Gandhi and Twitter Communications Pvt. Ltd. for allegedly uploading videos of the three Dalit boys were stripped and paraded in the state's Jalgaon last week.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
There should be no distinction between 'good' or 'bad' terrorism: Kovind tells EU
Athens, June 19 (IANS) Indian President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday urged the European Union (EU) nations to not make distinction between "good" and "bad" terrorism and called for their partnership in battling terror taking root in the region between then.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Greece,Terrorism,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Spain eye first win, face Iran (Preview)
Kazan, June 19 (IANS) Spain will look to ease pressure on them with their first win of the ongoing FIFA World Cup, while Iran will aim to register their second consecutive triumph in the Group B when the two sides clash here on Wednesday.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Peru's Cartagena, Advincula believe win possible against France
Moscow, June 19 (IANS) Peru midfielder Wilder Cartagena and defender Luis Advincula on Tuesday said their national football team is capable of beating France, ahead of the upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup clash.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Nadal continues training for Wimbledon
Palma de Mallorca (Spain), June 19 (IANS) Spanish tennis superstar Rafael Nadal intensified his grass court training on Tuesday ahead of Wimbledon, the second Grand Slam event of the season, despite the hot weather on the outdoor grass courts used for the ongoing WTA Mallorca Open women's tournament.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Japan stun 10-man Colombia, create World Cup surprise
Saransk (Russia), June 19 (IANS) A late Yuya Osako header gave Japan a 2-1 victory over 10-man Colombia in an entertaining World Cup Group H match here on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
BJP sacrifices Kashmir for 'Mission 2019' (News Analysis)
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Political compulsions seem to be a reason for the BJP and PDP parting ways in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday after their over three year old alliance left both parties apparently wary of their political base shrinking in view of feedback that things had not worked out as desired and could continue the same way till the Lok Sabha polls.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Holiday season, sales push India's May air passenger traffic higher (Roundup)
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Despite a hike in air fares, India's domestic air passenger traffic rose by 16.53 per cent in May on the back of the holiday season and sale offers.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Delhi begins to sizzle, warm week ahead
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) While air quality saw further improvement in entire National Capital Region, mercury soared by at least three degrees in the national capital in past 24 hours with Tuesday recording 39.8 degree Celsius, a notch above the season's average, and is likely to rise further.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Digital services' failures widespread in India: Report
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) While almost all business decision makers in India agree that optimising digital performance is essential for the growth of their businesses, about two-thirds of them face critical digital services and applications failures at least a few times a month, a new global report revealed on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Costa Rica work on tactics to contain Brazil ahead of World Cup showdown
St. Petersburg, June 19 (IANS) Costa Rica's national football team held a training session on Tuesday ahead of their upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup clash with Brazil.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Elavenil shoots 2 golds at 18th KSS Memorial Championship
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Junior shooting World Cup gold medallist Elavenil Valarivan from Gujarat proved too hot to handle for her opponents as she bettered Ruozhu Zhaos world record of 252.4 to clinched the gold medal in the both 10M Air Rifle Senior and Junior categories at the Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range, here on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Punjab forest officer critically injured by sand mafia
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) A forest officer in Punjab was left critically injured on Tuesday after he and other officials were attacked by people from the state's illegal sand mafia.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Bengal announces additional 18% DA for its employees
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday announced an additional 18 per cent dearness allowance (DA) to state government employees from January 2019.
2018-06-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Transwoman asked about breasts, conceiving at school interviews
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) While the LGBT community across the world is busy celebrating "Pride Month", a Kolkata-based transwoman's account of how she was asked questions about her breasts, sexuality and ability to give birth during interviews for a teacher's post has again brought into the open the attitude towards sexual minorities in the country.
2018-06-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Education,Human Interest/Society
K.K. Rao new Gurugram police chief
Gurugram, June 19 (IANS) Senior IPS officer K.K. Rao was on Tuesday named Gurugram's new Commissioner of Police and will take charge on Wednesday, an official said.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Karnataka should have say in Cauvery water release: CM
Bengaluru, June 19 (IANS) Karnataka should have a say implementing the decisions of the Cauvery Water Management Authority (CWMA), especially on releasing water when it is low in its reservoirs across the river basin, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Congress questions Parrikar's silence over date-rape drug probe
Panaji, June 19 (IANS) The Congress in Goa on Tuesday questioned Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar's silence on the issue of probing a factory, whose owner allegedly has BJP links and which was busted for illegally manufacturing date-rape drug ketamine by the DRI.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Noida to be affordable commercial hub: Report
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Noida would turn into an affordable commercial hub in the coming years while Gurugram would continue to be the largest office market in the National Capital Region (NCR), a Colliers Research report said here on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kim Jong-un meets Xi Jinping, a week after meeting Trump
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday arrived on a two-day China visit and met President Xi Jinping, just a week after his historic meet with US President Donald Trump in Singapore on the Korean nuclear crisis.
2018-06-19
Category: International, China,Politics,Diplomacy
Would not go to LG if had powers like Sheila Dikshit: Kejriwal to PM
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday told Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he would not have gone to the Lt. Governors doorstep to get the IAS officers undeclared strike called off had he wielded powers like his predecessor Sheila Dikshit.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Heat wave grips Bihar, school summer vacations extended further
June 19 (IANS) With a heat wave sweeping Bihar, the primary sections of all public and private schools in the state capital have been ordered closed till June 23, an official said on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Turkey,National,Business/Economy,Education,Environment/Wildlife
Iran to oppose Saudi proposal to increase OPEC crude output
Tehran, June 19 (IANS) Iran will not accept Saudi Arabia's proposal to increase crude output of Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, Iran's representative to the grouping said on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Turkey,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Kashmir in political crisis as BJP-PDP government falls (Roundup)
Srinagar/New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir was pushed into a major political crisis on Tuesday after the BJP suddenly pulled out of the ruling combine with the PDP, bringing down Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti's 27-month-old government amid surging violence in the state.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Terrorism
Public money 100% safe in state-run banks: Goyal
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Public money is "hundred per cent safe" in state-run banks,Interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal said on Tuesday, allaying apprehensions in the wake of recent major scams unearthed in public sector banks (PSBs).
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AirAsia India denies wrongdoing; will continue to cooperate with regulatory agencies
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier AirAsia India (AAIL) on Tuesday refuted allegations against it in connection with an alleged bribery case to get FDI rules tweaked.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Six more die in Assam floods, over 5.5 lakh still marooned
Guwahati, June 19 (IANS) With six more deaths reported from Cachar and Karimganj districts on Tuesday, the death toll in the first wave of floods in Assam has reached 17 as 5,64,074 people continued to be affected by the deluge in five districts on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi deadlock ends, Kejriwal finally quits Raj Niwas (Roundup)
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) An unprecedented political deadlock in Delhi ended on Tuesday as Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal ended his nine-day-long sit-in at the Raj Niwas after IAS officials he alleged were on strike resumed attending his government's meetings.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress rules out coalition with PDP
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday ruled out the possibility of an alliance with the Peoples Democratic Alliance (PDP), making Governor's rule look imminent in Jammu and Kashmir after the BJP pulled out of the PDP-led coalition government.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Politics
Projects stuck due to non-cooperation of AAP government: Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday said that projects in his parliamentary constituency Chandni Chowk, including the Shahjahanabad redevelopment plan, are stuck due to non-cooperation of Delhi's AAP government.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Indo-French ties driven by Modi-Macron chemistry: Sushma Swaraj (Roundup)
Paris, June 19 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has credited the special chemistry between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron for the new dynamism in the Indo-French relationship.
2018-06-19
Category: International, France,Business/Economy,Diaspora,Diplomacy
Odisha continues to sizzle under intense heat wave
Bhubaneswar, June 19 (IANS) Intense heat wave continued in Odisha as 10 places recorded maximum temperatures of above 40 degree Celsius on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education,Environment/Wildlife
Skill police in addressing crimes against women and children: Maneka
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Tuesday emphasied the requirement to empower and skill police agencies and other responders in addressing the crimes against children "professionally and diligently", and called for every police station to be equipped with 'Rape Investigation Kits' to deal with such cases on a priority basis.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Man stabbed to death in scuffle
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) A 23-year-old man was stabbed to death with an ice pick by a stranger after the two got into a scuffle, police said on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Qatar leadership responsible for its isolation: UAE official
Dubai, June 19 (IANS) A senior United Arab Emirates (UAE) official on Tuesday blamed the Qatari leadership for its own isolation.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Haryana gives star ranking to villages
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) Haryana has become the first state in the country to give star ranking to village on the basis of seven social parameters, a minister said on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Oli arrives in China on five-day visit
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) Nepalese Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli arrived in Beijing on on Tuesday on a five-day visit where he is expected to sign a slew of deals including a railway project linking Tibet to Kathmandu.
2018-06-19
Category: International, China,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Another RTI activist shot dead in Bihar
Patna, June 19 (IANS) A Right to Information (RTI) activist was shot dead on Tuesday by unidentified assailants in Bihar's East Champaran district, police said.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rahul turns 48, wishes pour in, Congress celebrates
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday turned 48 and several senior Congress leaders reached his mother Sonia Gandhi's residence at 10 Janpath to greet him on his birthday while Prime Minister Narendra Modi and political leaders across the country also wished him.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Two militants killed, CRPF trooper injured in Kashmir gunfight
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) Two Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) militants were killed on Tuesday in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
BJP leaders end their hunger strike at Delhi Secretariat
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Soon after Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal ended his sit-in-protest at Lt Governor Anil Baijal's residence, the BJP leaders also ended their counter-strike at the Delhi Secretariat.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Yemeni forces again wrest Hudaydah airport from Houthis rebels
Sana'a, June 19 (IANS/WAM) Yemeni forces backed by a Saudi-led air force coalition on Tuesday recaptured an airport that has exchanged hands several times in a violent battle to wrest control of port-city of Hudaydah from Houthi insurgents, military officials said.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Yemen,Politics,Terrorism,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Nasscom launches programme to support women techies
Bengaluru, June 19 (IANS) In an effort to increase the number of women in senior levels in the Information Technology (IT) industry, Nasscom on Tuesday unveiled its 'Women Wizards Rule Tech' programme for women techies, the Indian IT industry's apex body said.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Bankers aim at disbursing Rs 50,000 cr agri loans in Bengal
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Banks are targeting at disbursing Rs 50,000 crore of agricultural credit to farmers in West Bengal during the current fiscal and the State Level Bankers' Committee (SLBC) is also planning to bring "uncovered" farm households in the state into the banking fold, an official said on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Choreographer makes hoax call to delay plane, arrested
Jaipur, June 19 (IANS) Running late for his flight to Mumbai, a choreographer associated with shows like 'Dance India Dance' on Tuesday tried to delay the plane with an anonymous call warning of a bomb aboard but was detected and arrested, police said.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Japan stun 10-man Colombia 2-1
Mordovia (Russia), June 19 (IANS) Japan rode goals from Shinji Kagawa and Yuya Osako to beat ten-man Colombia 2-1 in a Group H FIFA World Cup game here on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Plea in SC for power to President, Governors to disqualify Parliament members
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court seeking directions to vest in the President and Governors powers to disqualify a sitting member of Parliament or state Assembly under anti-defection law after consulting the Election Commission (EC).
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Governor's rule recommended in J&K
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra on Tuesday evening suggested to the Union Home Ministry that Governor's Rule should be imposed for six months in the state after the PDP-BJP coalition collapsed, official sources said.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Opportunistic BJP-PDP alliance cost India strategically: Rahul
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) With the Jammu and Kashmir coalition government falling with the BJP walking out of it, Congress President Rahul Gandhi said "opportunistic BJP-PDP alliance cost the country strategically" while "damage will continue" under the Governor's rule.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kejriwal ends sit-in, IAS officers attend meetings
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday walked out of Raj Niwas here after nine days of an unprecedented sit-in protest after IAS officers began attending meetings called by his government.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Root back for T20Is against Australia, India
London, June 19 (IANS) England have announced a 14-man squad for the T20I series against Australia and India, with Test skipper Joe Root returning to the shortest format for the first time since September 2017.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Spain players, fans arrive in Kazan ahead of crucial Iran match
Kazan (Russia), June 19 (IANS) A handful of fans dressed in red and yellow gathered outside a hotel in Kazan to catch a glimpse of players from Spain's national team who arrived in the Russian city on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
FAN ID propels India among top 10 countries buying tickets for World Cup
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Travel agencies aiding Indians visiting Russia have revealed extremely positive responses from Indian football supporters, as well as those not so enthused by the sport but excited at the prospect of not having to go through the tedious visa-procurement process, which has sparked unprecedented demand for Russian tour packages.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Tax free, deficit less Rs 16,387 cr budget presented in Tripura
Agartala, June 19 (IANS) Tripura Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma on Tuesday presented a Rs 16,387.21 crore tax-free budget for financial year 2018-19.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Auto thieves held, 19 vehicles seized
Ghaziabad, June 19 (IANS) Police in Ghaziabad on Tuesday announced the arrest of five auto thieves and said they had recovered 19 stolen two-wheelers.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Costa Rica captain wants to beat Brazil
Saint Petersburg, June 19 (IANS) Costa Rica captain Bryan Ruiz on Tuesday said his team aimed to defeat Brazil in their upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup clash, in which Los Ticos must avoid a loss in order to qualify for the tournament's round of 16.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
After sex change, Maharashtra constable joins duty as male
Beed (Maharashtra), June 19 (IANS) Attired in smart-fit khakhi uniform and blue beret, constable Lalit Kumar Salve saluted his superiors here on Tuesday and rejoined duty a month after undergoing sex realignment surgery.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society
Le Pen ordered to repay 300,000 euros to European Parliament
Brussels, June 19 (IANS) An EU court on Tuesday ruled that French far-right leader Marine Le Pen must repay the European Parliament 300,000 euros ($346,454) that had been "unduly paid" to her assistant.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Belgium,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Two hedgehogs found at Delhi railway station
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Two hedgehogs, being trafficked, were found in an unclaimed bag at a railway station here and are currently under care, animal welfare organisation Wildlife SOS said on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Global cues, fund outflow subdue equity indices; Sensex falls 200 points (Roundup)
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Weak global markets, coupled with the outflow of foreign funds, suppressed the key Indian equity indices on Tuesday with the benchmark 30-scrip Sensex on the BSE losing over 200 points.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Foreign football fans touring Crimea, says local lawmaker
Simferpol (Russia), June 19 (IANS) Foreign football fans, who have come to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, are travelling to Crimea by groups on guided tours, the Crimean parliament's tourism committee chief Alexey Chernyak has said.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Judd Apatow calls on Fox personalities to condemn company
Los Angeles, June 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Judd Apatow called on those associated with Fox to speak out against the company for its news coverage of US President Donald Trump's administrations immigration policy, which is leading to the separation of parents and children at the US-Mexico border.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
Maternal exposure to lithium may up birth defects risk: Study
New York, June 19 (IANS) Babies born to women who used lithium therapy to treat bipolar disorder during their first-trimester of the pregnancy could be at an elevated risk of developing major congenital malformations such as heart defects, finds a study.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Will be CM for five years: Kumaraswamy
Bengaluru, June 19 (IANS) A confident Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Tuesday said he was certain that his Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S)-Congress coalition government would complete its five-year term.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Internet now has 333.8 mn domain names
Bengaluru, June 19 (IANS) Global leader in domain names and Internet security VeriSign on Tuesday announced that the first quarter of 2018 saw approximately 1.4 million domain name registrations, taking their total number to approximately 333.8 million across all top-level domains (TLDs).
2018-06-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
India has potential to become a $10 tn economy by 2030: Official
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India has the potential to become a $10 trillion economy by 2030, a top government official said on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
PSBs decide on unhindered credit flow for genuine firms
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) In a move to ensure that credit flow to domestic industry is not hindered by the massive non-performing assets (NPAs), or bad loans, accumulated in the Indian banking system, state-run banks on Tuesday decided to take up the genuine credit needs of companies through a two-stage process.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Dashrath Patel's works to be exhibited
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) A solo exhibition of works of celebrated Indian artist Dashrath Patel, tracing his artistic journey across mediums and types over his long lifetime, will open here on September 13, a statement said.
2018-06-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
France, India commit to increasing trade to 15 bn euros by 2020
Paris, June 19 (IANS) The dynamism infused in the Indo-French relations during the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to India in March seems to be building up as the two countries have committed to raising their bilateral trade from 9 billion euros to 15 billion euros in the next two years official sources said.
2018-06-19
Category: International, France,Art/Culture/Books,Business/Economy,Diaspora,Diplomacy
Gunfight breaks out in J&K
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) A gunfight started on Tuesday evening between hiding militants and the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Railways to become a net zero carbon emitter by 2030: Goyal
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday said the Indian Railways will become a "zero carbon emitter" by 2030 through 100 per cent electrification of its network.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
1 dead, 94 missing after boat sinks in Indonesia
Jakarta, June 19 (IANS) At least one body was found as rescuers continued to search on Tuesday for at least 94 people who are still missing after a boat capsized in Lake Toba on Indonesia's Sumatra island a day earlier, officials said.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Kejriwal to end protest
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday decided to end his nine-day-long protest at Lt Governor Anil Baijal's office-cum-residence after IAS officers agreed to attend Delhi government meetings.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BAFTA draws out diversity norms for 2019 film awards
London, June 19 (IANS) The British Academy of Film and Television Academy (BAFTA) has brought into effect new eligibility requirements aimed at improving the diversity of its film awards.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
India's Sandesh finishes 4th at Thailand Superbike Championship
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India's Sandesh Prasannakumar finished fourth at the Thailand Superbike Championship here.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Motorsports
68.5 million people forcibly displaced in 2017: UN
Geneva, June 19 (IANS) The number of people forcibly displaced due to wars, other violence and persecution worldwide reached a new high in 2017 at 68.5 million, 2.9 million more than the year before, UN refugee agency UNHCR said on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
National Digital Library launched
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Union Human Development (HRD) Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday launched the National Digital Library, a repository of millions of academic texts from around the world which will be open for all to use.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Art/Culture/Books,Education
Five dead as blaze guts two Lucknow hotels, owners booked
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) Five persons, including a woman and child, were killed and over a dozen others injured as fire engulfed two hotels here on Tuesday, police said.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Turkey slams US Senate bill to block F-35 delivery
Ankara, June 19 (IANS) Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim on Tuesday criticised the US Senate's decision to block delivery of F-35 jets to Turkey, describing it "unfortunate" and "regrettable".
2018-06-19
Category: International, Turkey,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Defence/Security
Ronaldo's Portugal look to continue momentum against lowly Morocco (Preview)
Moscow, June 19 (IANS) Smarting after a last-gasp defeat to Iran, Morocco will have to deal with the peerless might of Portugal, spearheaded by Cristiano Ronaldo, who will attempt to follow up his World Cup opening game heroics when the two sides meet for a Group B clash here on Wednesday.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
South Korea, US suspend major military exercise
Seoul/Beijing, June 19 (IANS) South Korea and the US have decided to suspend the Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) exercise slated for August amid dialogue efforts to denuclearize North Korea, officials of the two countries said on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
ISL: ATK rubbishes Schweinsteiger rumours
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) Rubbishing media reports, two-time Indian Super League (ISL) champions Atlético de Kolkata (ATK) on Tuesday said they are not in talks with 2014 German World Cup winner Bastian Schweinsteiger.
2018-06-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
India's YoY domestic air passenger traffic up 16% in May
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India's domestic air passenger traffic rose by 16.53 per cent in May, official data showed on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Combining two different malaria vaccines can cut cases by 91%'
London, June 19 (IANS) Using a combination of two experimental vaccines can result in 91 per cent reduction in the number of malaria infections, scientists have found.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
CoA asks BCCI officials to watch India-England T20Is at own expense
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The rift between the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) seems to be unending as a fresh round of squabbling has erupted between the two.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Neha favourite as Hero WPG Tour resumes after break
Bengaluru, June 19 (IANS) Seasoned Neha Tripathi will start as a top contender in the seventh leg of the Hero women's Professional Tour that resumes at the picturesque Prestige Golfshire Golf Course here on Wednesday after a three-month break.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Golf
'Black Panther', 'Stranger Things' dominate MTV Movie and TV Awards
Los Angeles, June 19 (IANS) Film "Black Panther" and hit TV show "Stranger Things" reigned at the 2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards, winning the most film awards and dominating the television field.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Meet officers urgently in Secretariat, LG tells Kejriwal
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday wrote to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal appreciating the latter's assurance to officers about their security, and urging him to urgently meet the officers in the Secretariat.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
We must score against Brazil, says Costa Rica striker
St. Petersburg, June 19 (IANS) Costa Rica striker Marco Ureña on Tuesday said his national team needs to score in their upcoming FIFA World Cup match against Brazil in order to have a chance of qualifying for the next round.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Muscular policy won't work in Kashmir, says Mehbooba
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti asserted on Tuesday that a muscular policy won't work in the state and also ruled out any other alliance to form a government after the BJP quit the PDP-led alliance.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Zayn Malik considering running for political office in US
New York, June 19 (IANS) After migrating from the UK to California, British-Pakistani singer Zayn Malik is loving life in the US so much that he is considering running for office in his adopted country one day.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
Adobe announces new Office 365 integrations
San Jose, June 19 (IANS) Software giant Adobe on Tuesday announced new enhancements to Adobe Document Cloud with advancements in its products including "Adobe Sign", "Adobe Scan" and new portable document format (PDF) integration with Microsoft Office 365.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Argentina,Technology,Business/Economy
Prince Harry, Markle to visit Ireland in July
London, June 19 (IANS) Britain's Prince Harry and wife Meghan Markle will visit Dublin in July, Kensington Palace said on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Diplomacy
Congress rules out coalition with PDP
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday ruled out the possibility of a coalition with the Peoples Democratic Alliance (PDP), making Governor's rule look imminent in Jammu and Kashmir after the BJP pulled out of the PDP-led coalition government.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Driven out of home by sons, complains Arjun Singh's wife
Bhopal, June 19 (IANS) The widow of former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and Union Minister Arjun Singh on Tuesday accused her sons Ajay and Abhimanyu Singh of forcing her out of home by violence.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP exit may lead to greater instability in J&K: CPI-M
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The BJP-PDP was an opportunistic alliance but the BJP pulling out of the coalition government at this point may push Jammu and Kashmir into "greater uncertainty", the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) said on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Be bold, fun and chic this International Yoga Day
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) This International Yoga Day that falls on Thursday, redefine your yoga wear with bright colours and prints as Bollywood actress Malaika Arora lists down the ideal outfit to opt for during the workout session.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Committed to waive farm loans: Karnataka CM
Bengaluru, June 19 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Tuesday said the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S)-Congress coalition government is committed to waiving farm loans.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Business/Economy
India repatriates six Pakistani prisoners
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India on Tuesday repatriated six Pakistani prisoners back to their country, the External Affairs Ministry said.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Diplomacy
Show cause notice to ketamine manufacturing unit owner in Goa
Panaji, June 19 (IANS) The Goa State Industrial Development Corporation on Tuesday issued a show cause notice to Vasudev Parab, whose industrial unit at the Pissurlem industrial estate was raided last week by the DRI officials.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Scientists developing method to preserve fertility in boys with cancer
New York, June 19 (IANS) In a breakthrough, Israeli scientists are developing a novel method that would one day help preserve the fertility of boys after undergoing chemotherapy treatment for prepubertal cancer.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Manika thrilled to return home as UTT's Delhi leg opens Wednesday (Preview)
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) As the CEAT Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) moves to Delhi for the second leg, 2018 Commonwealth Games double gold medallist Manika Batra on Tuesday expressed her excitement at the prospect of playing in front of her home crowd for the first time after her Gold Coast feats.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Excessive drinking in teens may affect short-term memory
New York, June 19 (IANS) If you are in your adolescence and drinking excessively then it may affect your short-term memory, a new study suggests.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Can grandparents' exposure to plastic chemical cause autism in kids?
New York, June 19 (IANS) Your exposure to a plastic chemical can affect the communications skills of your grandchildren, says a study over mice that found a link between early exposure to the chemical and the risk of autism.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Kannan appointed as ICICI Prudential's MD and CEO
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Following Sandeep Bakhshi's appointment as ICICI Bank Chief Operating Officer on Monday, the private lender on Tuesday appointed N.S. Kannan as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company, "subject to regulatory and other approvals".
2018-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
No SNS, WAGs for S. Korea during Russia World Cup
Saint Petersburg, June 19 (IANS) They can meet their family members but are not allowed to be accompanied by them. They can play with their smartphones but are not allowed to post on their social network service (SNS) accounts. These are things that South Korean footballers can and cannot do during the ongoing FIFA World Cup.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Kim Jong-un visits China, a week after meeting Trump
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday made yet another surprise visit to Beijing, just a week after his historic meet with US President Donald Trump on the Korean nuclear crisis in Singapore.
2018-06-19
Category: International, China,Politics,Diplomacy
Omar seeks early elections in J&K
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) Former Chief Minister and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Tuesday demanded early elections in Jammu and Kashmir after the BJP pulled out of the PDP-led government, forcing Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti to resign.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Trump threatens new tariffs on Chinese imports, Beijing calls it 'blackmail'
Washington, June 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese goods in a escalating trade row with Beijing, which on Tuesday accused Washington of "blackmail" and warned it would "strike back hard".
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
'Hotel Transylvania 3- A Monster Vacation' to open in India in July
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Director Genndy Tartakovsky's "Hotel Transylvania 3 - A Monster Vacation" will release in India on July 20.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Bharat-22 ETF tranche 2 opens
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The second tranche of the Bharat 22 Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) announced last year as part of the government's disinvestment programme opened for investors on Tuesday and will end on Friday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
JK Tyre national racing championship kick-starts July 6
Coimbatore, June 19 (IANS) The 21st edition of the JK Tyre FMSCI national racing championship will get underway here on July 6, with the countrys top drivers vying for the mantle of Indias fastest racer of the year, the organisers announced on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Motorsports
ISL: Midfielder Balmuchu joins Jamshedpur FC
Jamshedpur, June 19 (IANS) Jamshedpur FC on Tuesday announced the signing of Indian midfielder Sanjay Balmuchu in a three-year deal.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Football,ISL
Kerala to open 70 day-care centres for the elderly
Thiruvananthapuram, June 19 (IANS) Seventy new state-of-the-art day-care centres for senior citizens will be opened in Kerala, the assembly was informed on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Human Interest/Society
Don't have mandate to form government in J&K: Omar
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) National Conference leader Omar Abdullah on Tuesday said his party would not stake claim to form the government in the state since it did not have the mandate.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Politics
BJP ruined Kashmir, now donning new mask: Congress
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday accused the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) of ruining the situation in Kashmir and then pulling out of the alliance government at its convenience.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Politics
Google rolling out desktop browser support for Android Messages
San Francisco, June 19 (IANS) Google is set to roll out desktop browser support for Android Messages, allowing users to send, view and receive messages they get on their Android devices to their personal computers (PCs).
2018-06-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Odisha extends summer vacation due to heat wave
Bhubaneswar, June 19 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday decided to keep schools closed till June 25 due to the prevailing heat wave conditions in the state, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education,Cinema/Showbiz
Haryana transfers top police officers
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) The Haryana government on Tuesday issued transfer and posting orders of eight senior Indian Police Service (IPS) officers, including the Police Commissioners of Gurugram and Panchkula, an official said.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Spain PM hopes country will win World Cup
Madrid, June 19 (IANS) Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez said on Tuesday that he hoped Spain wins the FIFA World Cup in Russia.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
India's YoY domestic air passenger traffic up 16% in May
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) India's domestic air passenger traffic rose by 16.53 per cent in May, official data showed on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Congress celebrates Rahul Gandhi's birthday
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Senior Congress leaders reached party President Rahul Gandhi's mother Sonia Gandhi's residence to greet the former's 48th birthday on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Trilateral Malabar maritime exercise concludes off Guam coast
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The maritime forces of India, the US and Japan participated in the trilateral maritime exercise Malabar 2018 which conducted off the coast of Guam from June 7 to 16, the US Navy's Commander, Task Force 70 (CTF 70) Public Affairs, said on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Mamata wishes Rahul on 48th birthday
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday wished Congress president Rahul Gandhi on his 48th birthday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Nobody rejoining AIADMK, says disqualified MLA
Chennai, June 19 (IANS) All the 18 disqualified legislators of the AIADMK are united and the party can't lure even one of them, a disqualified MLA said here on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
SC notice to Maharashtra, Trimbakeshwar temple trust
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court has sought a response from Maharashtra and the Trimbakeshwar Sansthan Trust on a plea for increasing the number of trustees from the general public to six with two seats reserved for females in the Board of Trustees of the historic Trimbakeshwar Shiva Temple in Maharashtra.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
J&K unlikely to see normalcy: Owaisi
Hyderabad, June 19 (IANS) The BJP's decision to pull out of the PDP-led Jammu and Kashmir government and the expected imposition of Governor's rule won't bring normalcy in the state, AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi said on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Samsung's new ultrasound device delivers 3D images of foetuses
Seoul, June 19 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics on Tuesday said it has developed a new ultrasound image processing engine to deliver three-dimensional pictures of various organs or of foetuses.
2018-06-19
Category: International, South Korea,Technology,Health/Medicine
France-India commit to increasing trade to 15 bn euro by 2020
Paris, June 19 (IANS) The dynamism infused in the Indo-French relations during the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to India in March seems to be building up as the two countries have committed to raising their bilateral trade from 9 billion euros to 15 billion euros in the next two years official sources said.
2018-06-19
Category: International, France,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Governor's rule inevitable in J&K
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) After the fall of the BJP-PDP coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir, the imposition of Governor's rule became inevitable in the state Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Global cues depress equity indices; Sensex declines over 200 points
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Weak global markets suppressed the key Indian equity indices on Tuesday with the benchmark 30-scrip Sensex on the BSE losing over 200 points.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Raazi' writer thrilled to work on Meghna Gulzar's next
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) "Raazi" writer Bhavani Iyer is excited to work with filmmaker Meghna Gulzar again on the biopic on Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw. She says the project comes with a promise of pushing "every limit of storytelling".
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BJP quits J&K government, ends alliance with PDP
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) More than three years after they formed an uneasy coalition, the BJP on Tuesday pulled out of the PDP-led Jammu and Kashmir government, citing growing terror activities and radicalization in the valley making its continuance "untenable".
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tim Robbins to be honoured at Karlovy Vary Festival
Los Angeles, June 19 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor, filmmaker and musician Tim Robbins will be honoured with a Crystal Globe for Outstanding Contribution to World Cinema at the Karlovy Vary Festival.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Google to patch Home, Chromecast bug that leaks user location
San Francisco, June 19 (IANS) Google is mulling to release a patch in the next few weeks to fix a security flaw in its "Home" smart speaker and Chromecast TV streaming stick that lets a website collect precise user location data, the media reported.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
In search of a suitable girl (June 20 is writer Vikram Seth's 66th Birthday)
Hardly has any novel been awaited with as much curiosity and anticipation in recent times as Vikram Seths sequel to the monumental "A Suitable Boy" (1993). Five years on, since he was first expected to deliver the manuscript, the novel is still to see the light of the day. But what seems like a saga of missed deadlines can very well -- far from our eyes -- be a masterpiece in the making.
2018-06-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,Features,Human Interest/Society
Mamata greets Uddhav Thackeray on Shiv Sena Foundation Day
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday greeted Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on the occasion of the party's 52nd Foundation Day.
2018-06-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Diplomacy
Dhawan, Vijay move up in ICC Test rankings
Dubai, June 19 (IANS) India openers Shikhar Dhawan and Murali Vijay moved up the ladder in the ICC Test rankings for batsmen after their twin tons in the first innings of India's one-off five-day game against Afghanistan in Bengaluru last week.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Italy backs Afghan peace process
Rome, June 19 (IANS/AKI) Italy's Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanesi voiced support for Afghanistan's stabilization and its peace process during a meeting with the Afghan government's chief executive Abdullah Abdullah, the Foreign Ministry said.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Italy,National,Politics,Diplomacy
'Happy Birthday' to address domestic violence
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Short film "Happy Birthday", directed by Rahul Bhatnagar, addresses the social issue of domestic violence.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Ronaldo joins training session ahead of Morocco clash
Moscow, June 19 (IANS) Portugal's national football team on Tuesday took to the field in Moscow to prepare for its upcoming World Cup clash against Morocco, having drawn 3-3 in its opening tie against Spain.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Khalid, Rukhsar to recreate 'Rim jhim' moment on TV
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Actors Khalid Siddiqui and Rukhsar Rehman will recreate Anil Kapoor and Manisha Koiralas "Rim jhim rim jhim" romantic number for an upcoming sequence in "Mariam Khan -- Reporting Live".
2018-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
AAP MLAs forced out of LG's house
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs Somnath Bharti and S.K. Bagga were forced out of Lt. Governor (LG) Anil Baijal's house on Tuesday after they refused to leave following a meeting.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Surprised Mehbooba Mufti resigns
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) After the BJP pulled out of the coalition government in Jammu and Kashmir, a surprised Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Tuesday submitted her resignation to Governor N.N. Vohra.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Japan hopes US defends region despite Korea drills' suspension
Tokyo, June 19 (IANS) Japan on Tuesday hoped that the US would remain committed towards defending the region despite suspending its annual military drills with South Korea to create a conducive atmosphere for talks on the denuclearisation of North Korea.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Japan,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
How 'helicopter parenting' can affect your kids
New York, June 19 (IANS) Do you hover around your children in everything they do and guide them? Beware, it can negatively affect your kid's ability to manage his or her emotions and behaviour later, and may also affect his or her academics, according to researchers.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
China contributes over 80% of FDI pledges to Nepal
Kathmandu, June 19 (IANS) China contributed to around 87 per cent of foreign direct investment (FDI) commitments received by Nepal during the first 10 months of the current fiscal year that began in mid-July 2017, Nepal's Department of Industry (DoI) said on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Business/Economy
Rajkummar Rao wraps up 'Fanne Khan' shoot
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Actor Rajkummar Rao has finished shooting for "Fanne Khan", which also stars Anil Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Government banks continue to fund coal projects in India: Report
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) A majority of government-owned banks and financial institutions continued to fund coal projects in India in 2017, an analysis of energy project lending said on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
'Panipat' shoot to begin in November (Movie Snippets)
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Filmmaker Ashutosh Gowariker will begin filming his next period drama "Panipat" in November.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Earring extracted from Mumbai toddler's windpipe
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) A team of doctors extracted a 2-inch earring stuck in the windpipe of a one-year-old toddler, an official said here on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
BJP quits J&K government, ends alliance with PDP
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The BJP on Tuesday ended its alliance with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and pulled out of the PDP-led Jammu and Kashmir government, saying it had become "untenable" to continue in the coalition.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Terrorism
Uruguay bank on experience as Saudis cling to World Cup dream (Preview)
Rostov-on-Don (Russia), June 19 (IANS) Experience will be the key when Uruguay look to seal their place in the last 16 of the FIFA World Cup against Saudi Arabia here on Wednesday.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Get hands on healthy food this yoga day
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The world will celebrate International Yoga Day on Thursday so make sure you are doing your bit with enthusiasm but don't forget to gorge on some healthy made-at-home foods post the session.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
I've always been non-conforming: Poonam Dhillon
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Playing by the rules of the game has not been something Poonam Dhillon has done -- not when she was at the peak of her career, and not even now. The veteran actress says she likes to work at her own will, as per her own taste and pace.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ancient city found in China
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) Archaeologists have discovered a city dating back to the Ming Dynasty (1384-1644) in China's Jiangxi province.
2018-06-19
Category: International, China,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
FIFA World Cup: Saudis in Rostov after scary flight to venue
Rostov-On-Don (Russia), June 19 (IANS) The Saudi Arabia football team arrived here for their make-or-break game against Uruguay on Wednesday after a frightening flight from their training ground in St Peterburg.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Football
Russia-India military exercises scheduled for late 2018
Moscow, June 19 (IANS) The tri-service joint Russia-India military exercise Indra-2018 will take place in an Indian military base in the second half of this year.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
BJP pulls out of J&K government, ends alliance with PDP
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The BJP on Tuesday ended its alliance with the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and pulled out of the PDP-led Jammu and Kashmir government.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Fujifilm's retro-style camera in India for Rs 49,999
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Imaging technology company Fujifilm on Tuesday launched its retro-style mirrorless digital camera "X-A5" in India for Rs 49,999.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Vijender Gupta shifted to hospital
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Delhi Assembly Vijender Gupta, who was on an indefinite hunger strike, was on Tuesday shifted to GB Pant hospital due to failing health, said Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Get hands on healthy food this yoga day
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The world will celebrate International Yoga Day so make sure you are doing your bit with enthusiasm but don't forget to gorge on some healthy made-at-home foods post the session.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ex-CIA employee charged in leak of hacking tools
Washington, June 19 (IANS) Federal prosecutors have charged a former CIA employee with leaking information about the agency's cyber-tools that it used to conduct spying operations overseas.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Thailand executes murder convict
Bangkok, June 19 (IANS) Thai authorities on Tuesday executed a male murder convict, the first in nine years.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Thailand,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IAS officers want to talk, Kejriwal says LG should be involved
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) IAS officers on Tuesday said they are waiting for a formal communication from Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on his assurances of providing security to them while the AAP leader said he was waiting for Lt. Governor Anil Baijal's nod.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Plant-based diets can help diabetes patients: Study
New York, June 19 (IANS) Plant-based diets can be beneficial for diabetes as a new study has found that it may improve glycemic control, cholesterol and lead to weight loss in people with Type 2 diabetes.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Maoists slit man's throat in Jharkhand
Ranchi, June 19 (IANS) Maoists on Tuesday abducted a trader and slit his throat on charges of being a police informer in Jharkhand's Giridih district.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Terrorism
DoT seeking legal opinion on Vodafone-Idea merger: Sources
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) is seeking legal opinion on the Vodafone-Idea Cellular merger in respect to Vodafone's administratively allocated spectrum holdings, according to industry sources.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
Motorola gets patent for foldable smartphone: Report
San Francisco, June 19 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Motorola has reportedly been granted a patent in the US to make a flexible, foldable organic light-emitting diode (OLED) smartphone that would flex, both inward and outward.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Separatists call strike against Bukhari killing
Srinagar, June 19 (IANS) The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL), a grouping of senior separatist leaders, on Tuesday called for a protest shutdown on Thursday against the murder of senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari and civilian killings in the Kashmir Valley.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Terrorism
Weak global cues subdue equity indices; Sensex down over 200 points
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Weak global markets suppressed the key Indian equity indices on Tuesday afternoon with the benchmark 30-scrip Sensex of the BSE losing over 200 points so far.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ecuador's struggling Deportivo Cuenca hires Paez as coach
Guayaquil (Ecuador), June 19 (IANS) Former Venezuelan national team coach Richard Paez is set to take the helm of struggling football club Deportivo Cuenca, team officials said.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Ecuador,Sports,Football
Hindi exams cancelled in UP after blunder
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) The Hindi papers of an exam conducted by the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) slated for Tuesday were cancelled following a blunder, an official said.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Chandigarh bans private coaching classes during school hours
Chandigarh, June 19 (IANS) Authorities in Chandigarh on Tuesday announced a ban on private coaching classes during school hours.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education
GCX announces India Landing; completion of India data centre
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), on Tuesday announced new milestones in its 'Cloud & Fiber' initiative, with the confirmation of its India Landing and completion of IDC-5, India's largest data centre, in preparation for the new Eagle Subsea Network, which is on target to land in India in 2020.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Umbrella skirts, Mughal prints: Ethnic fashion trends this season
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Buy yourself an umbrella skirt in Mughal prints, peplum tops in hues of kale green or stone grey, and work it up with statement ethnic jewellery pieces, suggest experts on World Ethnic Day on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Google to train 8,000 Indian journalists on fact-checking
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) To guard journalists from falling prey to false news stories, Google India on Tuesday said it will provide training to 8,000 journalists in English and six other Indian languages in the next one year.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Technology,Business/Economy
Panama played with dignity, says coach Gomez
Sochi, June 19 (IANS) After a 3-0 defeat to Belgium in their World Cup debut, Panama coach Hernan Gomez said his team played with dignity and the result was normal.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Opposition walks out over 'inaction' against top cop's daughter
Thiruvananthapuram, June 19 (IANS) The Congress-led opposition walked out of the Kerala Assembly on Tuesday in protest against what it said was inaction against the daughter of a top police officer accused of beating up a policeman.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Thank all my players for their defensive attitude, says Tunisia coach
Volgograd (Russia), June 19 (IANS) Despite being disappointed with the result of the match against England in the World Cup Group G clash, Tunisia coach Nabil Maaloul praised his men for the defensive attitude during the whole game.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Russia,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Microsoft buys student video discussion platform Flipgrid
San Francisco, June 19 (IANS) As part of its attempt to win over students and educators, Microsoft has acquired video discussion platform Flipgrid which is used by more than 20 million teachers and students across the world.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy,Education
Belgium coach Martinez happy with win against Panama
Sochi, June 19 (IANS) Belgium coach Roberto Martinez felt very happy with the team's performance in their 3-0 win against Panama in the World Cup Group G opener.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Emilia Clarke bids farewell to GoT
Los Angeles, June 19 (IANS) Actress Emilia Clarke took to Instagram to pen a farewell note to fantasy series "Game of Thrones" after wrapping up production of the final season.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
3 killed at Swedish cafe shooting
Stockholm, June 19 (IANS) At least three people have been killed in a shooting at an Internet cafe in the Swedish city of Malmo, police said.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Sweden,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Awaiting formal communication from Kejriwal: IAS officers
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) A grouping of IAS officers on Tuesday said they are waiting for a formal communication from Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on his assurance of providing security to them.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
England coach Gareth Southgate hails team's efforts
Volgograd (Russia), June 19 (IANS) England head coach Gareth Southgate praised his team for their endeavours as Harry Kane's late goal gave England a 2-1 victory over Tunisia in their first World Cup game in Group G.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Russia,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Griezmann leaves France training after taking hit to Achilles tendon
Moscow, June 19 (IANS) France forward Antoine Griezmann withdrew from a training session after taking a hit to his Achilles tendon, but his participation in France's next 2018 FIFA World Cup match against Peru was not in doubt, for now.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Argentina must put Iceland tie behind it, says defender Mercado
Bronnitsy (Russia), June 19 (IANS) Defender Gabriel Mercado said Argentina was "aware of what's at stake" following its 1-1 World Cup tie with Iceland and would perform well against Croatia.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Cilic, Wawrinka have good start at Queen's Club
London, June 19 (IANS) Marin Cilic of Croatia and Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland had a good start in the Queen's Club Championships, defeating Spain's Fernando Verdasco and the UK's Cameron Norrie respectively.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida
Los Angeles, June 19 (IANS) Rapper XXXTentacion was shot and killed during an apparent robbery in Broward County in Florida in the US, police said.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Brazil's Lula makes sports commentator debut in messages from prison
Rio de Janeiro, June 19 (IANS) Former Brazilian president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva made a debut as sports commentator for a television programme from his prison cell and said the national team should not belittle the Costa Rican squad in the next game.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Landslide alert in Japan after earthquake
Tokyo, June 19 (IANS) Japanese authorities on Tuesday issued landslide alerts in Osaka, after a strong earthquake a day earlier measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale left four dead and 381 injured.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Japan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Indian eves register win in fifth hockey match of Spain tour
Madrid, June 19 (IANS) The Indian womens team ended their Spain tour on a bright note as they defeated the hosts 4-1 in the fifth and final match at the Consejo Superior de Deportes Hockey Stadium here.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Hockey
Millie Bobby Brown speaks out against bullying
Los Angeles, June 19 (IANS) "Stranger Things" star Millie Bobby Brown used her acceptance speech at the 2018 Movie and TV Awards to speak out against online bullying, days after she deleted her Twitter account for the same reason.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Honoured to spread Moroccan music, dance in India: Nora Fatehi
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Nora Fatehi, who has danced for Arabic-Moroccan singer Saad Lamjarreds number "Ghazali", says it has been an honour for her to spread Moroccan music and dance in India.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC refuses urgent hearing on PIL over Kejriwal's protest
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hold an urgent hearing of a PIL seeking a direction to the Delhi High Court to expeditiously hear a plea for declaring the sit-in protest at Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal's office by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and others unconstitutional and illegal.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Google kills feature to book Uber rides through Maps
San Francisco, June 19 (IANS) Google has reportedly killed the ability of direct Uber ride booking from inside Google Maps without giving any reason.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Sisodia, Jain discharged from hospital
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and Health Minister Satyendar Jain, who were hospitalised during their hunger strike over the AAP government's logjam with Lt. Governor Anil Baijal, were discharged on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Watching films breaks barriers of language, culture: Rathore
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Watching movies can break barriers of colour and culture, Minister of Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore said here while inaugurating the European Union Film Festival.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Railways' first waste-to-energy plant faces GST hurdles
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Indian Railways' long-awaited and ambitious project to set up a waste-to-energy plant at Jaipur railway station has run into Goods and Services Tax (GST) hurdles, causing a delay in the commissioning of the first such municipal solid waste management centre on the rail network.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
US Senate votes to reinstate ZTE ban after 'intelligence warnings'
San Francisco, June 19 (IANS) The US senate has voted to reinstate a ban on Chinese telecom company ZTE which prevents it from buying US components and using US software despite President Donald Trump's attempts to lift sanctions on the firm, the media reported.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
Nepal PM leaves for China visit
Kathmandu, June 19 (IANS) Nepalese Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli on Tuesday embarked on a six-day official visit to China, his second trip to a foreign country after India, since taking power in the Himalayan nation.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Art is apolitical: Paresh Rawal
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Art and artistes exist beyond religion, politics and boundaries, says veteran actor and politician Paresh Rawal, who believes the audience must also watch the performance of an artiste in an apolitical manner.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,Politics,IANS Life
'Teen Mom' star says she slept with ex-husband
Los Angeles, June 19 (IANS) "Teen Mom" star Leah Messer says that she slept with her ex-husband Jeremy Calvert.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Dr. Dre making a movie about Marvin Gaye
Los Angeles, June 19 (IANS) Rapper Dr. Dre is working on a movie about the late singer Marvin Gaye.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Lifetime experience essaying Bal Thackeray: Nawazuddin
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) On Shiv Sena Foundation Day on Tuesday, actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui, who essays the political party's late supremo Bal Thackeray in an upcoming biopic, says doing the movie is quite an experience.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
'Chirp' app brings back Twitter functionalities to Apple Watch
San Francisco, June 19 (IANS) To bring full Twitter support back to Apple Watch, a developer has launched a new app called "Chirp" that allows users to view the timeline, post tweets, and perform other core Twitter functionalities.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Rapping is not taken seriously in India: Badshah
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Rapper and music composer Badshah, who is excited about his new reality show "Dil Hai Hindustani 2", says that rapping is not taken seriously in India as an art form.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Here's why the 90-day 'golden period' in post-stroke rehabilitation is vital (Comment)
A stroke can hit anyone at any age. India reports more than 1.8 million cases every year, of which almost 15 per cent affect people in their 30s and 40s.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary,Health/Medicine
Bask in epicurean Mediterranean delicacies at Amuse House (Foodie Trail-Delhi)
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) What's common to the countries of Southern Europe and the Levant? Mediterranean cuisine! Cooked in olive oil, it is light on the stomach and, what's more, you can relish it at a typical European bistro here in the capital.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,IANS Life
Nepal willing to enhance connectivity, cooperation with China: PM
Kathmandu, June 19 (IANS) Nepal is willing to enhance cross-border railroad connectivity, infrastructure development, trade, investment and tourism cooperation with China under the framework of the Belt and Road Initiative, Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli, said here ahead of his visit to Beijing.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Jindal varsity's international affairs students shine in job market
Sonipat (Haryana), June 19 (IANS) Turning a common perception on its head, international affairs students of O.P. Jindal Global University here have shown that pursuing a so-called "conventional" course can also open several doors of recruitment including in multinational companies, think tanks and international NGOs.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Education
Facebook helps couple raise $3.4mn for reuniting immigrant families
San Francisco, June 19 (IANS) A couple in the US has seen outpouring of support from thousands of people when they set out to raise money on Facebook for reuniting immigrant parents with their children, helping them raise $3.4 million in a matter of three days, the media reported.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Five killed in fire at two Lucknow hotels
Lucknow, June 19 (IANS) Five persons were killed as fire broke out in two hotels here on Tuesday, police said.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
In an era of productivity slowdown, India has entered AI arena at perfect time (Column: Active Voice)
The current global economy is caught in a major paradox. We live in a world where systems using artificial intelligence (AI), robotics and automation are matching or exceeding human performance in more and more domains. Yet, global productivity levels have been stagnant since the economic crisis of 2008.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Opinion/Commentary,Business/Economy
A kaleidoscope of Pakistan's other surprising side (Book Review)
Title: Points of Entry: Encounters at the Origin Sites of Pakistan; Author: Nadeem Farooq Paracha; Publisher: Tranquebar; Pages: 188; Price: Rs 499
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Modi wishes Rahul on 48th birthday
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday extended his greetings to Congress president Rahul Gandhi on the latter's 48th birthday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
World's oldest Sumatran orangutan dead
Canberra, June 19 (IANS) The world's oldest known Sumatran orangutan has died in an Australian zoo aged 62, leaving behind 54 descendants, authorities said on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
Sisodia, Jain discharged from hospital
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and Health Minister Satyendar Jain, who were shifted to hospitalised during their hunger strike over the AAP government's standoff with Lt. Governor Anil Baijal, were discharged on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Heather Locklear hospitalised for psychiatric evaluation
Los Angeles, June 19 (IANS) Actress Heather Locklear was hospitalised and is reportedly undergoing a psychiatric evaluation.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Big B relieved to be 'finally away' from prosthetics
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who is currently shooting for Sujoy Ghosh's "Badla", is relieved to be finally away from prosthetics and heavy costumes.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Trump escalates China trade war, threatens tariffs worth $200bn
Washington, June 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has threatened to impose tariffs on an additional $200 billion worth of Chinese goods shipped to Washington unless Beijing agrees to a host of sweeping trade concessions, media reports said.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Business/Economy
iPhones to soon automatically share your location with 911
San Francisco, June 19 (IANS) iPhone users in the US who call 911 will be able to automatically and securely share their location data with first emergency responders, beginning later this year with iOS 12.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Kim Jong-un in China again
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is on a two-day visit to China from Tuesday, his third such trip to the country since March this year.
2018-06-19
Category: International, China,Politics,Diplomacy
Domestic equity indices decline, auto stocks fall
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices traded in the red during the morning session on Tuesday as heavy selling took place in automobile, IT and banking stocks.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Partly cloudy morning in Delhi
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The national capital woke up to a partly cloudy morning on Tuesday but the sky is likely to be mainly clear in the day ahead, the weather office said.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Food poisoning kills 4 in Maharashtra
Raigad (Maharashtra), June 19 (IANS) At least four people were killed due to suspected food-poisoning after a house-warming dinner here, police said on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No call between US, North Korea: White House
Washington, June 19 (IANS) The White House has confirmed that there was no call between US and North Korean officials over the weekend despite President Donald Trump saying that he planned on "calling North Korea" over the Father's Day holiday, the media reported.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy
Kim Jong-un in China again
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is on a two-day China visit from Tuesday, his third such trip to the country since March this year.
2018-06-19
Category: International, China,Politics,Diplomacy
Russia may have upgraded nuclear bunker: Report
Washington, June 19 (IANS) Russia may have significantly upgraded a nuclear weapons storage bunker in Kaliningrad, a Russian territory between Poland and the Baltics, as tensions between Moscow and the West continue to rise, according to a new report.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security
Trump orders creation of 'Space Force'
Washington, June 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has ordered the creation of a "Space Force", saying it would be "separate but equal" from the Air Force, the media reported.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Science/Tech
Dismayed by forcible separation of children from families: Microsoft
Washington, June 19 (IANS) Facing a flak over its contract with the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) -- the agency that's behind the forced separation of children from parents at the US-Mexico border -- Microsoft said it was not working with the agency on any project.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
Australian court fines Apple for misleading customers
Canberra, June 19 (IANS) An Australian court on Tuesday asked Apple to pay a fine worth $6.6 million for misleading customers who bought its devices between February 2015 and February 2016.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Australia,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology,Business/Economy
S.Korea, US suspend major military exercise
Seoul, June 19 (IANS) South Korea and the US have decided to suspend the Ulchi Freedom Guardian (UFG) exercise slated for August, amid dialogue efforts to denuclearize North Korea, the two countries' officials said on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
China to take 'comprehensive measures' in case of fresh US tariffs
Beijing, June 19 (IANS) If the United States loses its rationality and unveils another list of Chinese products for additional tariffs, China will have no choice but to take comprehensive measures combining quantitative and qualitative ones to resolutely strike back, said a spokesperson of China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) on Tuesday.
2018-06-19
Category: International, China,Business/Economy
Not easy to find film with female lead: Helena Bonham Carter
Los Angeles, June 19 (IANS) Actress Helena Bonham Carter says it is not easy to find a film with one female lead, and that is one of the reasons she was attracted towards "Ocean's 8".
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Trump threatens additional $200bn tariff on Chinese goods
Washington, June 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has threatened to levy a 10 per cent tariff on $200bn of Chinese goods in a tit-for-tat trade row with Beijing.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
FIFA World Cup: Over 5,000 fans travel through Belarus to Russia
Minsk, June 19 (IANS) More than 5,000 fans have travelled through Belarus to Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup, the State Border Service Committee of Belarus said on Monday, reports Xinhua.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Belarus,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Israel says its former Minister Gonen Segev spied for Iran
Jerusalem, June 19 (IANS) Israel has charged a former cabinet minister with spying for Iran, the Shin Bet internal security service says.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nicolas Cage goes by 'super 8 feeling'
Shanghai, June 19 (IANS) Actor Nicolas Cage says his personal philosophy of filmmaking lies in the pursuit of what he calls "the Super 8 feeling".
2018-06-19
Category: International, China,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Amazon CEO becomes world's richest man
San Francisco, June 19 (IANS) Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has become the richest man in the world with a net wealth of USD 141.9 billion, the Forbes World's Billionaires list showed on Monday.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Lifestyle/Fashion,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Poll shows 66% of US voters oppose family separations
Washington, June 19 (IANS) Sixty-six per cent of US voters oppose the administration's controversial policy of separating children from their parents who get caught crossing the country's border illegally, according to a Quinnipiac University National Poll released on Monday.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Emma Watson is very intelligent, cool: John Boyega
Los Angeles, June 19 (IANS) Actor John Boyega is a fan of actress Emma Watson, and says she has a solution to everything in life.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Chart-topping rapper XXXTentacion shot dead in Florida
New York, June 19 (IANS) US rapper XXXTentacion, who shot to fame with consecutive hit albums, has been killed aged 20.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cinema/Showbiz
6-day fighting devastates Yemen port, coalition seeks Houthis' pullback
Sanaa, June 19 (IANS) Arab coalition forces on Monday continued air, sea and ground bombardment on Iranian-allied Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen's Red Sea port city of Hodeidah.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Yemen,Politics,Religion
5 migrants drown, 191 rescued off western Libyan coast
Tripoli, June 19 (IANS) Five illegal immigrants were drowned on Monday, and 191 others rescued off the western coast of Libya, Libyan navy spokesperson said.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Facing flak back home, Trump attacks Merkel's migration policy
Washington, June 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has attacked the German government's approach to immigration, as he comes under pressure over his own crackdown on migrants.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Amy Adams finds husband's parenting skills 'sexy'
Los Angeles, June 19 (IANS) Actress Amy Adams thinks it's "sexy" of her husband Darren Le Gallo to have good parenting skills.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Dornier deployed as smoke billows out of ill-fated ship
Kolkata, June 19 (IANS) With smoke continuing to emanate from the merchant vessel MV SSL Kolkata, which was devastated by a raging fire in the Bay of Bengal on June 14, a Dornier helicopter of the Indian Coast Guard (ICG) was deployed on Monday evening to carry out a visual assessment of the situation, according to a Defence Ministry spokesperson.
2018-06-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
DU issues first cut-off, LSR bids highest at 98.75%
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Delhi University colleges on Monday announced their first cut-off list for admission, with Lady Shriram College setting it highest of them all for its B.A. (Programme) course at 98.75 per cent.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Global stocks fall on trade war fears, rise in oil prices
New York, June 19 (IANS) Stock markets have fallen sharply amid fears of a further deterioration in US-Chinese trade relations.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
FIFA World Cup: Kane double guides England past Tunisia
Volgograd (Russia), June 19 (IANS) Captain Harry Kane scored a brace as England overcame Tunisia with a 2-1 victory in their FIFA World Cup Group G campaign opener at the Volgograd Arena here on Monday.
2018-06-19
Category: International, Russia,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Why Sandra Bullock wanted to be fired from a film
Los Angeles, June 19 (IANS) Actress Sandra Bullock asked to be dismissed from a movie early in her career because of a "situation" she found herself in with a figure of authority.
2018-06-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
BJP 'will contest all LS seats it won last time in Bihar'
Patna, June 19 (IANS) Amid growing restlessness over seat sharing for the 2019 elections among the allies of the BJP-led NDA in Bihar, a senior BJP leader on Monday said the party would contest from all Lok Sabha seats it won last time in the state.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Odisha CM urges Modi to frame national policy on loan waiver for farmers
Bhubaneswar, June 18 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has proposed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi that a national policy on loan waivers be formulated in order to relieve the farmers from the agrarian distress.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Infection cautious Parrikar addresses first media briefing in three months
Panaji, June 18 (IANS) Strategically seated behind a stanchion barrier, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday addressed his first formal press conference in months, on his return from the US, where he was undergoing advanced treatment for pancreatic cancer.
2018-06-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Media,Politics
Kovind holds meetings with Greek leaders, calls for expanding trade
Athens, June 18 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday met his Greek counterpart Prokopis Pavlopoulos on his state visit and highlighted Indias commitment to expand and diversify trade and investment engagement between the two nations.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Greece,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Journalist organisations seek accountability over Shujaat Bukhari's killing
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Journalist organisations held a remembrance-cum-solidarity meeting here on Monday in memory of Shujaat Bukhari, Editor-in-Chief of Rising Kashmir and said his killing demands accountability at various levels.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Media,Politics,Terrorism
Kumaraswamy writes to Modi on Cauvery Authority, raises contentious issues (Roundup)
New Delhi/Bengaluru, June 18 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said on Monday that the state will soon send to the Centre the names of its nominees in the Cauvery Water Management Board (CMB) and the Regulation Authority but it will have to address certain issues first.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Rahul sends condolences to Bukhari's family
Srinagar, June 18 (IANS) Congress Presiden, Rahul Gandhi Monday wrote a condolence letter to slain senior journalist Shujaat Bukhari's family.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Media,Politics
Sulphuric acid leakage in Sterlite Copper being plugged
Chennai, June 18 (IANS) The process of plugging the lead in the sulphuric acid tank in Sterlite Copper plant in Thoothukudi, detected on Sunday evening, has begun, said officials on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Who is Finance Minister, Congress asks PM
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Alleging "gross economic mismanagement" over the past four years, Congress on Monday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi who was the country's Finance Minister, while saying "social disharmony is the enemy of economic development".
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Delhi University issues first cut-off, LSR asks 98.75% for B.A
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Delhi University colleges on Monday announced their first cut-off list for admission, with Lady Shriram College setting it highest of them all for its B.A. (Programme) course at 98.75 per cent.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Ficci to push India, China co-productions at Shanghai film fest
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Industry chamber Ficci will organise a seminar on Indo-Chinese co-productions and a panel discussion on India-China film and cultural exchange on the sidelines of the ongoing Shanghai International Film Festival in Shanghai on Tuesday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rajnath on Mongolia trip from Thursday
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh is to visit Mongolia to attend a two-day official programme aimed at enhancing India's alliance with the country, bordered by China and Russia.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2018 World Cup: Belgium ride Lukaku brace to blank Panama 3-0
Sochi, June 18 (IANS) Belgium rode a second-half brace from Romelu Lukaku to blank Panama 3-0 in their Group G opener of the FIFA World Cup 2018 at the Fisht Stadium here on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Will answer questions of the Delhi HC: AAP
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) In wake of the queries raised by the Delhi High Court about the venue of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's protest at the Lt Governor's official residence, the AAP said on Monday that the party had followed proper procedures and will respond to the court.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Strengthen capabilities to check social media misuse: Rajnath
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday sought strengthening the capabilities of law enforcement agencies to check misuse of social media for illegal activities, an official statement said.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kolkata, south Bengal boil; summer vacation extended
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) With Kolkata and large parts of southern West Bengal's districts reeling under a heat wave, the government has decided to extend summer vacation in government schools across the state upto June 30, Education Minister Partha Chatterjee said on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education,Environment/Wildlife
No compromise with crime, corruption and communalism: Nitish
Patna, June 18 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said that he would not compromise with crime, corruption and communalism.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Girl from Punjab's backward area tops AIIMS entrance
Chandigarh, June 18 (IANS) Eliza Bansal, 17, from Punjab's backward area of Lehragaga in Sangrur district has topped in the entrance examination for the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Health/Medicine
No breach of information: CBI on its mail leak
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The CBI on Monday said its email account of a particular department received malware last month but clarified there was "no breach of information".
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2018 World Cup: Belgium ride Lukaku brace to blank Panama 3-0
Sochi, June 18 (IANS) Belgium rode a second half brace from Romelu Lukaku to blank Panama 3-0 in their Group G opener of FIFA 2018 World Cup here on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
AIIMS declares MBBS entrance results; girls bag top three ranks
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Monday declared the results of its 2018 MBBS entrance exam for the 800 seats at the hospital's nine campuses across the country. The top three ranks were bagged by girls.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine
India, Russia aim for $30 bn bilateral trade by 2025: Russian diplomat
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) India and Russia are setting a target for $30 billion in bilateral trade by 2025 and the two countries are working towards developing a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) to facilitate that target, a Russian diplomat said here on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Delhi situation unfortunate, but opposition unity important: Congress
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Congress on Monday said the stalemate in Delhi is "extremely unfortunate" while maintaining that opposition unity was important to safeguard the idea of India and "all right thinking, progressive and pluralistic forces must come together".
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Smart Cities not possible without Swachh Bharat: Minister
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri on Monday said setting up the ambitious Smart Cities campaign would be difficult without a major behavioural change in the population towards keeping the surroundings clean.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Kochhar 'to go on leave', Bakhshi new COO: ICICI Bank
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Private lending major ICICI Bank on Monday announced the appointment of Sandeep Bakhshi as Wholetime Director and Chief Operating Officer (COO) designate as its MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar decided "to go on leave till the completion of the inquiry" in relation to the allegations levelled against her.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Shocking that you supported Kejriwal: Goel, tells Naidu, other CMs
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Union Minister Vijay Goel on Monday described as "shocking" the support by four Chief Ministers to their Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal, alleging that he has "no faith" in the Constitution.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UTT: Dabang Smashers outclass Falcons 17-4
Pune, June 18 (IANS) Riding on some good shows by Manika Batra and G Sathiyan, Dabang Smashers T.T.C outclassed defending champions Falcons TTC 17-4 in Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
'Despite alert, Nirav Modi travelled on revoked passport to five countries'
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Nirav Modi, the prime accused in a Rs 13,500 crore fraud at the Punjab National Bank (PNB), travelled multiple times to Britain, US, China, Cuba and France on a revoked Indian passport with additional booklets, despite his details shared on the "central database of Interpol internationally", according to inputs given by Britain to Indian agencies.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sisodia urges LG to attend meeting between Kejriwal, IAS officers
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Following signs of thaw in the stalemate over protest by AAP leaders, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday urged Lt. Governor Anil Baijal to "end the IAS Officer's strike" and attend the meeting between Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and bureaucrats serving in Delhi.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India, Italy review bilateral ties
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) India and Italy reviewed their bilateral relationship and agreed to identify new areas of cooperation during External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's two-day visit to Italy, the External Affairs Ministry said on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy
Goa, Hawaii to become sister states, MoU soon: Parrikar
Panaji, June 18 (IANS) Goa and Hawaii will soon sign a memorandum of understanding making them sister states, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Monday after the Cabinet formally approved the proposal.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Truck operators on strike against high diesel prices, insurance premiums (Roundup)
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Truck owners and operators in different parts of the country launched an indefinite nationwide strike on Monday against high diesel prices, high toll rates and a sharp hike of third party insurance premium.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Croatia suspend striker Kalinic for refusing to come on as a substitute
Moscow, June 18 (IANS) Croatia on Monday suspended striker Nikola Kalinic from its FIFA World Cup squad after he refused to come on as a substitute during the 2-0 win over Nigeria in a Group D clash in Kaliningrad on Saturday, head coach Zlatko Dalic confirmed.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
India, Finland enjoys warm relations: Sumitra Mahajan
Helsinki, June 18 (IANS) Sumitra Mahajan, Speaker of the Lok Sabha, the lower house of Indian parliament, on Monday met her Finnish counterpart Paula Risikko and said that both the countries enjoyed warm and friendly relations based on common values such as a commitment to democracy and rule of law.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Finland,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
SC slams Bihar for poor condition of medical colleges
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) With some medical colleges run by the Bihar government found to be deficient in facilities and declared unfit for further admissions, the Supreme Court on Monday slammed the state government, saying: "You are going to treat human beings, not animals."
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Health/Medicine,Education
Army chief visits Kashmir to review security situation
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) A day after the Central government decided not to extend the Ramadan ceasefire in the Kashmir Valley, Indian Army chief, General Bipin Rawat on Monday visited Jammu and Kashmir to review the security situation, an official statement said.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Defence/Security
Kochhar 'to go on leave', Bakhshi new COO: ICICI
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Private lending major ICICI Bank on Monday announced the appointment of Sandeep Bakhshi as Wholetime Director and Chief Operating Officer (COO) designate as its MD and CEO Chanda Kochhar decided "to go on leave till the completion of the inquiry" in relation to the allegations levelled against her.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Refunds of Rs 25,000 cr pending due to GSTN's inability: Mitra
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) 'Inability' of the GST Network (GSTN) to verify refund claims has resulted in applications from exporters worth around Rs 25,000 crores remaining pending, West Bengal Finance Minister and GST Council member Amit Mitra said here on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Gunshots fired at BJP MLA
Ghaziabad, June 18 (IANS) BJP MLA Nand Kishore Gurjar on Monday alleged that unidentified criminals fired at his vehicle in Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Assam flood toll is 11, over 5 lakh affected
Guwahati, June 18 (IANS) The flood fury continued in Assam on Monday with two more deaths reported from Barak Valley, taking the flood-related death toll to 11, even as over five lakh people were affected in six districts.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rights activists, Left groups question Modi's silence on Bukhari's murder
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) A number of rights organisations and radical Left groups questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi's silence on Kashimiri journalist Shujaat Bukhari's murder during their protest march here on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
All Hindu terrorists have had RSS connection: Digvijaya
Bhopal, June 18 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Monday said that all Hindu terrorists caught in the past have had been associated somehow with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).
2018-06-18
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Uruguay's Rodriguez praises teammates before Saudi Arabia duel
Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), June 18 (IANS) Uruguay midfielder Cristian "Cebolla" Rodriguez on Monday praised his 2018 FIFA World Cup teammates Diego Godin and Jose Maria Gimenez ahead of their duel with Saudi Arabia, their second match of the tournament.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
BIS finds misuse of ISI mark in mineral water bottles
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) here came across misuse of the ISI mark during a raid at three mineral water manufacturing units in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Monday, an official release said.
2018-06-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Parrikar mum on Goa probing illegal drug unit
Panaji, June 18 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday refused to say if his government will launch an independent probe into an an illegal ketamine manufacturing operation recently busted by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI).
2018-06-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sweden pip S. Korea 1-0 in Group F clash
Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), June 18 (IANS) Sweden kicked off their FIFA 2018 World Cup campaign on a winning note as they pipped South Korea 1-0 in a Group F showdown at the Novgorod stadium here on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
$1 bn to boost services exports: Prabhu
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday said the government has planned to spend $1 billion to boost export of services from the country as trade in services is growing faster than trade in goods.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Who authorised Kejriwal's sit-in at LG's office, asks HC
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday sought to know from the AAP government as to who has authorised Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his ministerial colleagues to hold a sit-in protest at the Lt. Governor's office as it was not the place to hold a demonstration.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Russia coach downplays worries about Salah ahead of Egypt clash
St. Petersburg, June 18 (IANS) Russian coach Stanislav Cherchesov stressed that his side is going up against a team, not just a single player, in comments made here on Monday, a day before their FIFA World Cup match against Egypt.
2018-06-18
Category: International, United States,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Nepal PM all set to visit China
Kathmandu, June 18 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli is embarking on a six-day official visit to China starting from Tuesday, his second trip to a foreign country after India, since taking power in the Himalayan nation.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Indian hockey squad to leave for Champions Trophy
Bengaluru, June 18 (IANS) India's hockey squad will leave in the wee hours of Tuesday for the Rabobank Mens Hockey Champions Trophy, to be held in Breda, the Netherlands from Saturday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Spain coach confirms De Gea as goalkeeper for Iran match
Krasnodar (Russia), June 18 (IANS) Spain coach Fernando Hierro confirmed on Monday that David De Gea will continue as goalkeeper in their second 2018 FIFA World Cup match against Iran, despite failing to stop Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo from scoring a hat trick in their opening match of the tournament.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Government mulling separate fund for financial aid to disabled soldiers
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The government will provide financial assistance to soldiers, disabled in the line of duty, as it is considering proposal of major grant to establish a separate fund for the purpose, an official statement said.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security,Business/Economy
Yogi attends workshop to know why BJP lost by-elections
Ghaziabad, June 18 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath attended a workshop here on Monday to analyze the reasons for the BJP's defeat in the Lok Sabha by-elections in Kairana, Phulpur and Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Law will be applied strictly against those making statements creating trouble: HDK
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Karnataka will strictly enforce the law against those aiming to create trouble irrespective of their status, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said here on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
After 'selfie accidents' Goa lifeguard agency cautions tourists
Panaji, June 18 (IANS) A day after two tourists drowned while taking selfies at two different Goa beaches, the private lifeguard agency manning the state's beaches has cautioned tourists to beware of rough waves, which get generated in the monsoon.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Karnataka will nominate representatives to Cauvery Board: CM
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Karnataka will soon send to the Centre the names of its nominees in the Cauvery Water Management Board (CMB) and the Regulation Authority but it will have to address certain issues first, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Business/Economy
Mehuli shoots two gold medals at 18th KSS Memorial tourney
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Indias prodigious shooter Mehuli Ghosh of West Bengal clinched two golds in the 10 metre Air Rifle women's Senior and Junior category at the Dr Karni Singh Range in the 18th KSS Memorial Shooting Championship here on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Nadal begins Wimbledon training on Mallorca grass courts
Palma de Mallorca (Spain), June 18 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal on Monday began training for Wimbledon by practising on the grass courts used for the WTA Mallorca Open.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Sisodia hospitalised, IAS officers ready to talk to Kejriwal (Roundup)
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal continued his protest at Raj Niwas for the eighth day on Monday while his deputy Manish Sisodia was moved to a hospital as IAS officers, accused of non-cooperation, offered to talk to Kejriwal.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Intense heat wave prevails in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, June 18 (IANS) Odisha continued to reel under an intense heat wave, even after the south-west monsoon set in the state, with mercury breaching the 40 degrees Celsius mark in over a dozen places on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Meeting rescheduled due as official not available, says AAP
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Delhi's ruling AAP on Monday that the government had to reschedule a meeting on status of rations due to non-availability of the Food Commissioner.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Civilian killed in protests in Kashmir
Srinagar, June 18 (IANS) A civilian protester was killed and seven others were injured on Monday during clashes between a stone-pelting mob and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, police sources said.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Chitrangada Singh to endorse hosiery brand
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) Model and Bollywood actress Chitrangada Singh has been roped in to endorse the fashionable female wear segment of hosiery brand Dollar Industries, it was announced on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Portuguese fan arrives in Russia by bicycle
Moscow, June 18 (IANS) Portuguese football fan Elder Batista has travelled 4,640 km by bicycle over 44 days to attend matches of the FIFA World Cup and collect money for a charity fund, he wrote on his Facebook page.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
SC no to urgent hearing against NGT ban on activity in CRZ
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday refused to hold an urgent hearing of a plea by the Centre challenging a 2017 NGT order banning any activity including construction in the Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) till a Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP) was finalised.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Business/Economy
Was particular about my skin even when I was not an actress: Kiara Advani
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Actress Kiara Advani, who features in one of the segments of "Lust Stories" anthology, says that she was very particular about her skin and fitness even before entering the film industry.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Etihad Airways enhances chauffeur services in UAE
Abu Dhabi, June 18 (IANS/WAM) Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has implemented new features enhancing its chauffeur services in the country.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Togo,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Portugal expecting stern test against Morocco, says Andre Silva
Moscow, June 18 (IANS) Portugal striker Andre Silva said the European champions are preparing for a tough assignment against Morocco when they meet in Group B of the World Cup here on Wednesday.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Two Koreas agree to field unified teams for Asian Games
Seoul, June 18 (IANS) South and North Korea agreed on Monday to field a unified team for certain sports at the Asian Games scheduled for August in Indonesia.
2018-06-18
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Sports,Diplomacy
Now, Shimla-Chandigarh heli-taxi to ply thrice a week
Shimla, June 18 (IANS) The to and fro heli-taxi service between this Himachal Pradesh tourist resort and Chandigarh will now ply thrice a week, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Passengers to get free meal on Sunday in case of train delay
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said the Indian Railways will provide free meals to passengers on board if trains get delayed on a Sunday by five-six hours due to planned maintenance works on tracks.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Delhi breaths better air, mercury to rise
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The national capital and its surrounding regions around it breathed better in weeks with the air quality "moderate" on Monday, while the maximum temperature, at 36.8 degree Celsius, three notches below average, remained same over past 24 hours.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Sochi oracle otter picks Russia as winner over Egypt
Sochi, June 18 (IANS) Harry, an oracle otter from Sochi, has predicted that the Russian team will win their FIFA World Cup Group A game against Egypt on Tuesday, the administration in the Russian Black Sea resort city said.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Won't tolerate data misuse to influence polls: Prasad
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday warned social media companies against misusing users' data to influence the outcome of elections, saying this will not be tolerated.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
Taking significant steps to fill varsity vacancies: Javadekar
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday said that the government is taking all "significant steps", including filing a petition in the Supreme Court to reverse the mode of recruitment, to fill the vacancies of universities teachers across the country.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Modi to interact with farmers on Wednesday
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with farmers across the country on Wednesday and address their concerns, an official statement said on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sweden pip S. Korea 1-0 in Group F game
Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), June 18 (IANS) Sweden pipped South Korea 1-0 in a FIFA World Cup Group F match at the Novgogod Stadium here on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Reliance Energy may snap power supply to Mumbai colony for dues
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Reliance Energy on Monday warned that it would disconnect power supply to the Siddharth Colony in Chembur here for non-payment of bills.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Gujarat farmers protest land acquisition for bullet train
Surat, June 18 (IANS) Strong protests have started emerging in Gujarat against Prime Minister Narendra Modi's dream project of a bullet train between Ahmedabad and Mumbai, with farmers in Surat district taking to the streets opposing acquisition of land for the purpose.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Kaiga n-plant sets new record for continuous operation
Chennai, June 18 (IANS) India's atomic power plant operator Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) on Monday said its first 220 MW unit at Kaiga in Karnataka has set a new record of operating for 766 days continuously.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Doctors beaten up in Chhattisgarh hospital, four youth held
Raipur, June 18 (IANS) Four youth were arrested for beating up doctors at the Bhimrao Ambedkar Government Hospital here on Monday after a youth, who had come there for treatment, and his friends had a spat with the medical staff, police said.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Congress condemns Chinese envoy's pitch for India-China-Pakistan trilateral meet
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Congress "strongly condemned" Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui's pitch on Monday for an India-China-Pakistan trilateral meeting under the SCO framework, and called on the government to do the same.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Diplomacy
1 killed as van hits fans at Dutch music festival
The Hague, June 18 (IANS) A van ploughed into a group of people attending a Dutch music festival, killing one of them on Monday. Police detained a suspect hours later.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Netherlands,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cinema/Showbiz
De Gea likely to continue in Spain goal despite errors
Moscow, June 18 (IANS) After Spain's 3-3 draw against Portugal in their FIFA World Cup Group B clash in Sochi on Friday night, the question of who should be first choice goalkeeper for the 2010 champions has become the topic of debate across the national media.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
It was high time to jump back into Bollywood: Ashutosh Rana
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Actor Ashutosh Rana has completed shooting for four films in the past six months, making a grand comeback of sorts into Bollywood. He says it was high time he returned as people had started questioning him about "vanishing" from the industry.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Facebook partners with NCW for digital literacy for women
Chandigarh, June 18 (IANS) Facebook on Monday announced its partnership with the National Commission for Women (NCW) to conduct a digital literacy programme aimed at training women scholars in Panjab University.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Technology,Business/Economy,Education
Haryana to offer open air camps to prisoners
Chandigarh, June 18 (IANS) To encourage good conduct, satisfactory performance of work and a life of self-discipline among prisoners, the Haryana Government on Monday proposed shifting them to 'Open Air Camps' and to provide them with a pre-release opportunity to learn social adjustment and economic self dependence.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
3 dead in Delhi gang rivalry
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, were killed and five others were injured in shooting between two gangs here on Monday, police said.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jharkand opposition announce protests against land bill amendment
Ranchi, June 18 (IANS) A united Jharkhand opposition on Monday called for a series of protests, culminating in a shutdown on July 5, against the amendment in Land Acquisition Act 2013.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Russia eyeing knockout berth as Salah returns for Egypt (Preview)
Saint Petersburg, June 18 (IANS) Hosts Russia will be eyeing to seal their berth for the knockout stage when they face Egypt, who will be bolstered by the return of star forward Mohamed Salah, in their second Group A game here on Tuesday.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Won't tolerate misuse of data to influence polls: Prasad
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday warned social media companies against misusing users' data to influence the outcome of elections, saying it will not be tolerated.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
121.46 crore Aadhaar generated till June 16: Prasad
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) A total number of 121.46 crore 12-digit unique identification number Aadhaar has been generated till June 16, 2018, IT and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Mihir Kumar to lead Sasken's industrials business unit
Bengaluru, June 18 (IANS) Product engineering and digital transformation solutions provider Sasken Technologies on Monday announced the appointment of Mihir Kumar as head of the company's industrials business unit.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
16 killed as Afghan Taliban launch attacks after ceasefire
Kabul, June 18 (IANS) At least 16 people were killed on Monday as the Afghan Taliban resumed attacks after refusing to extend a three-day ceasefire that ended on Sunday night, police said.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Defence/Security,Terrorism
FIFA World Cup: Senegal to face confident Poland (Preview)
Moscow, June 18 (IANS) Senegal will aim to repeat the heroics of their 2002 team when they start their 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign against a confident Poland in a Group H match at the Spartak Stadium here on Tuesday.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Global cues, trade war concerns depress equity indices (Roundup)
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Weak international markets and concerns of a resurgent global trade war depressed the key Indian equity indices on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Delhi IAS officers must go back to work: JD-U
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Bihar's ruling JD-U, an ally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), on Monday called on IAS officers in Delhi to get back to work as Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has assured their safety.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Girl kidnapped, gang raped in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, June 18 (IANS) A 16-year-old girl was kidnapped and raped in Odisha's Boudh district by two youths who were arrested on Monday, police said.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Roopa Ganguly accuses Mamata government of spreading terror
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) A BJP Rajya Sabha member, Roopa Ganguly on Monday accused West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government of trying to instil fear by killing and exhibiting the bodies of BJP workers in Purulia district.
2018-06-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
GST enlarged tax base, brought formalisation: Government
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Goods and Service Tax (GST) has resulted in greater formalisation of the Indian economy with over 6.5 lakh new assessees having sought registration under the new indirect tax regime, the government said on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Punjab amends rule to bar misuse of stamp duty rebate for women
Chandigarh, June 18 (IANS) The Punjab government has amended a rule to curb the misuse of stamp duty rebate extended to women on property registration, an official said here on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Transport sector dying, strike was last option: Truckers association
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Claiming that about 54 lakh trucks are off the road observing nationwide strike against fuel hike, third party insurance and toll, an association of the goos vehicle operators called their move non-political and last resort after several failed attempts to reach the government.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Ex-border guards chief to head Bangladesh armed forces
Dhaka, June 18 (IANS) Bangladesh on Monday picked former border guards chief Lieutenant General Aziz Ahmed as the head of the country's armed forces.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Novel 3D technique may improve arthritis treatment
London, June 18 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new algorithm to monitor the joints of patients with arthritis that could allow the effectiveness of new treatments to be assessed more accurately.
2018-06-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
E-textiles to control home appliances
Bengaluru, June 18 (IANS) Too lazy to get up from the bed to switch off your TV or the oven in the kitchen?
2018-06-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Yashwant Sinha acquitted in 2008 case
Ranchi, June 18 (IANS) A court here on Monday acquitted former Union Finance Minister Yashwant Sinha and three BJP leaders in a 2008 case of violating prohibitory orders.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Sisodia too in hospital, IAS officers ready talk to Kejriwal
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who was on hunger strike since June 13, was shifted to a hospital here on Monday due to failing health as IAS officers accused of non-cooperation offered to talk to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CTET to be held in 20 languages, including Tamil: Javadekar
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Central Teacher Eligibility Test (CTET) will be held in 20 languages, including Tamil, Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
WHO classifies 'gaming disorder' as mental health condition
Geneva, June 18 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) has now included "gaming disorder" as a mental health condition in its International Classification of Diseases (ICD).
2018-06-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Indeep Bakshi's 'Phone Diaries' song shot on phone
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The video of singer Indeep Bakshi's new song "Coco powder" from the album "Phone Diaries" has been shot on a phone, unlike most other music videos.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Galaxy Note 9 512GB variant may be exclusive to few markets
San Francisco, June 18 (IANS) Samsung is reportedly preparing to exclusively release a Galaxy Note 9 variant with 512GB onboard storage in certain markets such as South Korea and China, the media reported.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
SpiceJet announces 14 new flights starting July 1
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Monday announced 14 new domestic flights and enhanced frequency on some routes effective from July 1.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Golfer Koepka carves out US Open win
Southampton (New York), June 18 (IANS) US golfer Brooks Koepka won his second consecutive US Open title at the Shinnecock Hills Golf Course here on Sunday.
2018-06-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Golf
Spanish king's brother-in-law jailed for corruption
Madrid, June 18 (IANS) The brother-in-law of Spain's King Felipe VI entered prison on Monday to begin serving a jail sentence of five years and 10 months for corruption, the country's penitentiary service said.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Spain,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sahil Khattar eyes Bollywood
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) YouTube star Sahil Khattar has faced rejection by casting directors for being bald. He wonders why cant he turn into an "endearing actor and performer" just because of his physical appearance.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
3 killed as ambulance knocks down bikers
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) Three people, including a couple, were killed on Monday as a speeding ambulance lost control and knocked down a bike and a bicycle in West Bengal's Birbhum district, police said.
2018-06-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rahul slams both Kejriwal, BJP for Delhi crisis
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday hit out at Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and the BJP for their protests leading to a stalemate in the city, while accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of ignoring the criris.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ISL: FC Goa sign midfielder Lenny Rodrigues
Panjim, June 18 (IANS) FC Goa have announced the signing of Bengaluru FC midfielder Lenny Rodrigues ahead of the upcoming season of the Indian Super League.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football,ISL
Shiv Sena also comes out in Kejriwal's support
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Maharashtra's ruling Shiv Sena on Monday came out in support of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in his agitation, days after four non-Bharatiya Janata Party ruled states also endorsed his AAP's stand.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Karnataka will nominate representatives to Cauvery Board: CM
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Karnataka will soon send to the Centre the names of its nominees in the Cauvery Water Management Board (CMB) and the Regulation Authority, state Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said after a meeting with Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Monsoon rains fill Karnataka reservoirs
Bengaluru, June 18 (IANS) Heavy and incessant rains, since the onset of the southwest monsoon in Karnataka this month, have raised water levels in the state's reservoirs, said an official on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Abhinav 'happy, fortunate' to be part of 'Dil Hi Toh Hai' (TV Snippets)
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Actor Abhinav Kapoor feels happy and fortunate to be a part of "Dil Hi Toh Hai".
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Woakes out of India T20Is, Stokes likely to return
London, June 18 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Monday announced that all-rounders Chris Woakes and Ben Stokes will take no part in the limited-overs series against Australia but indicated that the latter could return in next month's T20 series with India.
2018-06-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
ISL: ATK rope in Coppell as head coach for upcoming season
Kolkata, June 18 (IANS) Two-time Indian Super League (ISL) champions ATK on Monday announced the appointment of former Jamshedpur FC and Kerala Blasters head coach Steve Coppell for the upcoming season.
2018-06-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football,ISL
Serendipity Arts Festival announces new curators' panel
Panaji, June 18 (IANS) The third edition of Serendipity Arts Festival will see a new panel of 14 curators, the organisers announced on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
IAS officers welcome Kejriwal's appeal, open for talks
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) IAS officers in Delhi on Monday welcomed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's appeal regarding their safety and security, saying they are open to discussions on issues of governance in the national capital.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Petrol prices unchanged for 3rd straight day; Rs 76.35 in Delhi
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Domestic petrol prices were steady for the third consecutive day on Monday. In the national capital, the fuel was sold at Rs 76.35 per litre, data from the Indian Oil Corp website showed.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Tha tha' is very close to my heart: Dr Zeus
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Punjabi music sensation Dr Zeus says he is happy with the response to his song "Tha tha".
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
AAP to launch signature campaign
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will start a campaign from Tuesday to reach out to at least 10 lakh households in Delhi and collect signatures on a petition requesting that the party's demands be met.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Swiss expose cracks in Brazilian side, but all is not lost (Analysis)
Rostov-on-Don, June 18 (IANS) It began so promisingly for Brazil as a curling Philippe Coutinho strike from distance sent the green and gold masses into raptures during their FIFA Word Cup Group E match against Switzerland. But there was little more to celebrate for the hordes of Brazilian football fans who made the trip to the southwestern Russian port city of Rostov-on-Don on Sunday.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
24% consumers in India experience online fraud: Report
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Nearly one in four Indians have directly experienced fraud while transacting online, a new report from global information services company Experian said on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Technology,Business/Economy
AI helps radio journalist regain voice
London, June 18 (IANS) A US radio journalist who had lost his voice two years ago due to a rare neurological condition has regained the ability to speak, thanks to artificial intelligence (AI), the media reported.
2018-06-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Media,Technology,Health/Medicine
Maharashtra, US-India panel announce 3 projects
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) The Maharashtra government and a US-India panel have announced three new projects in the state, an official said here on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Health habits to adopt after 40
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Reaching 40 is a milestone, signalling a time of transition from young adulthood to middle-age. It is that time of life where the risk of many health conditions increases so it is necessary to keep a check on your lifestyle in more serious way, say experts.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Your kids' obesity may up knee, hip osteoarthritis risk later
London, June 18 (IANS) If your son or daughter is obese during childhood then he or she could be at an increased risk of developing knee and hip osteoarthritis later, new research has found.
2018-06-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Global cues subdue equity indices; metal stocks fall
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Weak international markets and concerns of a resurgent global trade war depressed the key Indian equity indices on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Army chief visits Aurangzeb's bereaved family
Jammu, June 18 (IANS) Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Monday visited the family of rifleman Aurangzeb who was abducted and killed by militants in Jammu and Kashmir on June 15.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Defence/Security
Global anti-doping conference gets underway in Sri Lanka
Colombo, June 18 (IANS) A global anti-doping intergovernmental ministerial meeting got underway in Sri Lanka's capital on Monday, in order to discuss ways of freeing national and international level athletes from prohibited substances.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Other Sports
Layún lauds Mexico's victory over Germany as historic
Novogorsk (Russia), June 18 (IANS) Mexico left-back Miguel Layún on Monday billed his national football team's 1-0 victory over defending World Cup champion Germany in their opening group stage game in Russia as historic but warned against complacency.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Sela Ward busy pushing husband's political ambitions
Los Angeles, June 18 (IANS) Actress Sela Ward, whose husband Howard Sherman is running for the US Senate in Mississippi, says she doesn't plan to be "one of those political wives who stands in the background or the shadows".
2018-06-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
Audi CEO arrested in diesel emissions probe
Madrid, June 18 (IANS) Rupert Stadler, the Chief Executive of German carmaker Audi, was arrested on Monday in connection with an investigation into the diesel emissions scandal.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Spain,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Chinese envoy pitches for India-China-Pakistan trilateral meet
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) With India and Pakistan being made full members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), Chinese Ambassador to India Luo Zhaohui on Monday pitched the concept of an India-China-Pakistan trilateral meeting under the SCO framework.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Jabra's soft neckband headset in India for Rs 7,499
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Denmark-based Jabra, a subsidiary of GN Netcom that makes in-ear and on-ear audio wearables, on Monday launched "Elite 45e" headset with access to digital voice assistants including Alexa, Siri and Google Now for Rs 7,499 in India.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
'Dazen 6A' launched in India at Rs 7,999
Jaipur, June 18 (IANS) China-based Lephone on Monday launched a new smartphone brand "Dazen" with a new affordable device "Dazen 6A" at Rs 7,999 for Indian consumers.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Dineshwar Sharma visits Bukhari's family
Srinagar, June 18 (IANS) Centre's Special Representative Dineshwar Sharma on Monday visited the family of slain 'Rising Kashmir' editor Shujaat Bukhari to offer his condolences.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Media,Politics,Terrorism
Ex-TV anchor commits suicide in Andhra
Vijayawada, June 18 (IANS) A former television anchor committed suicide in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district, allegedly due to marital discord, police said.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Media,Crime/Disaster/Accident
South Africa rest Tahir for Sri Lanka tour
Johannesburg, June 18 (IANS) South Africa have decided to rest their top-ranked bowler Imran Tahir, for the five-match ODI series against Sri Lanka in July-August.
2018-06-18
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
BJP protests against Bengal political killings
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Delhi unit of the BJP on Monday protested against the West Bengal government over the killings of party workers and leaders in the state.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Strengthen capabilities to check social media misuse: Rajnath
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday sought strengthening the capabilities of law enforcement agencies to check misuse of social media for illegal activities, an official statement said.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'The Platform': LFW's new move to support emerging talents
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Lakmé Fashion Week (LFW), in association with US-based water brand smartwater, has announced "The Platform", a programme conceptualised to identify and mentor young and innovative designers who are willing to push the boundaries of fashion and create a new norm.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Millennials at diabetes, cancer risk in middle age
London, June 18 (IANS) Owing to stressful jobs and relationships, millennials, or those born between 1980s and 2000, could be at a higher risk of developing diabetes, cancer, heart diseases, than their parents, researchers say.
2018-06-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Both AAP, BJP to blame for Delhi crisis: Congress
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Congress on Monday blamed both the BJP-led Central government and Delhi's ruling AAP for the rift between the IAS officers and the Delhi government.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
VHP protest outside Hyderabad's US Consulate foiled
Hyderabad, June 18 (IANS) Police on Monday detained a group of VHP and Bajrang Dal activists before they could stage a protest outside the US Consulate here against a CIA report that branded them as "militant organisations".
2018-06-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
3 killed in London train accident
London, June 18 (IANS) Three people died on Monday after being struck by a train near Loughborough junction in south London, the British Transport Police (BTP) said.
2018-06-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Aayush Sharma overwhelmed by response to 'Loveratri' teaser
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Debutant Aayush Sharma, superstar Salman Khan's brother-in-law, is overwhelmed by the positive response to the teaser of his maiden film "Loveratri".
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
National Education Policy by end of 2018: Javadekar
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday that the much awaited National Education Policy's "zero draft" is ready and will be implemented by the end of 2018.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Education
Colombia look to ride Falcao, Rodriguez show against Japan (Preview)
Saransk (Russia), June 18 (IANS) Colombia will look to 2014 Golden Boot winner James Rodriguez and top scorer Radamel Falcao for inspiration when they take on Japan in their Group H FIFA World Cup opener here on Tuesday.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Will appreciate if 8 disqualified MLAs rejoin AIADMK: TN CM
Chennai, June 18 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK Joint Coordinator K. Palaniswami on Monday said it will be appreciated if eight of the disqualified legislators rejoin the party.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Injured Cambodian prince stable
Phnom Penh, June 18 (IANS) Cambodian Prince Norodom Ranariddh who was injured in a car accident, has been airlifted to a hospital in Thailand and his condition was now stable, an official said on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Cambodia,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Two Chinese nationals arrested in Bihar for liquor consumption
Patna, June 18 (IANS) Two Chinese nationals were arrested in a drunken state here for violating the liquor ban in force in Bihar, police said on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
International ICT conference concludes in Nepal
Kathmandu, June 18 (IANS) The two-day international Information and Communication Technology (ICT) 2018 conference concluded here on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
3 dead in Delhi gang war
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Three people, including a woman, were killed and five others were injured in a shootout in gang war here on Monday, police said.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NDMC reschedules Taj Man Singh hotel's e-auction
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) on Monday rescheduled the e-auction of the five-star Taj Man Singh hotel to July 18 for a license period of 33 years.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Manish Sisodia shifted to hospital
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who was on hunger strike since June 13, was shifted to the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital here on Monday due to failing health, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Halep stays atop of WTA rankings
Madrid, June 18 (IANS) Romania's Simona Halep remained on top of Women's Tennis Association (WTA) rankings released on Monday, ahead of the upcoming 2018 Wimbledon.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Being a father is such a trip: Justin Timberlake
Los Angeles, June 18 (IANS) Singer Justin Timberlake says his son Silas makes him feel a love that he didn't know existed.
2018-06-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
New consumer bill covering E-commerce to be taken up in monsoon session: Minister
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Consumer Protection Bill 2018 is likely to be taken up in the upcoming monsoon session of parliament, Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, C.R. Chaudhary said here on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ari Aster seeks inspiration from real life for 'Hereditary'
Los Angeles, June 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Ari Aster took inspiration from his own experience to make horror film "Hereditary".
2018-06-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sushma Swaraj arrives Monday on maiden visit to France
Paris, June 18 (IANS) Taking stock of the progress on the series of agreements that India and France signed during the visit of French President Emmanuel Macron to India in March would be high on the agenda as Indias External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj arrives in Paris later Monday on a two-day visit.
2018-06-18
Category: International, France,Diplomacy
Pakistan issues fresh notes for Eid
Islamabad, June 18 (IANS) The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) issued fresh and crisp notes worth $3 billion to mark the occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr
2018-06-18
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Heath Streak joins Scotland as consultant for tri-series
Dubai, June 18 (IANS) Former Zimbabwe captain Heath Streak has been roped in by Cricket Scotland as a consultant for a short eight-day period, it was announced on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Federer reclaims top spot in ATP rankings
Madrid, June 18 (IANS) Switzerland's Roger Federer returned to top spot in the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday after he won his 98th career title in Germany.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Audi CEO arrested
Madrid, June 18 (IANS) Audi AG CEO Rupert Stadler was arrested on Monday on fraud allegations, a company spokesman said.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Spain,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Maldives says didn't deny work visas to Indians
Male, June 18 (IANS) The Maldives Immigration has refuted reports that it is denying work permits to Indian citizens.
2018-06-18
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pakistan have fair chance to win 2019 World Cup: Waqar
Lahore, June 18 (IANS) Pakistan bowling great Waqar Younis believes the experience gained by the green brigade in English conditions will boost their confidence in the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup, starting May 30 in England and Wales.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Pradhan to take up crude price issue at OPEC Vienna meet
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will raise India's concerns about rising crude oil prices at the meeting of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to be held in Vienna later this month, the Minister said on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
How to get rid of mosquitoes without pesticide use
Toronto, June 18 (IANS) Researchers have discovered a cheap and pesticide-free way to combat mosquito populations and to reduce the risk of mosquito-borne diseases.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Canada,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Does India have a Defence Minister, wonders Shiv Sena
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Launching a fresh salvo at the Central government against the backdrop of the Jammu and Kashmir violence, the Shiv Sena on Monday asked whether "India really has a Defence Minister?".
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Equity indices flat on weak global cues
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices traded on a flat-to-negative note on Monday afternoon tracking weakness in the benchmark global markets and ressurgent concerns of a global trade war.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Hichki' gets standing ovation at Shanghai film fest
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Director Siddharth Malhotra, whose film "Hichki" received a standing ovation at the Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF), says it was an honour.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
When Claire Danes had less patience for 'the girlfriend' roles
Los Angeles, June 18 (IANS) Two-time Emmy Award winner Claire Danes says there was a phase after she did TV movie "Temple Grandin" when she had less patience for essaying "the girlfriend role".
2018-06-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Hyderabad mosque welcomes non-Muslims to witness 'namaz'
Hyderabad, June 18 (IANS) Standing on a balcony, a group of non-Muslims including women watched Muslims offer prayers at a mosque here which formally opened its doors for people of all faiths.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Religion
End monstrous migrant policies: Ex-ethics chief to Trump
Washington, June 18 (IANS) Former federal ethics chief Walter Shaub has called on US President Donald Trump to end his migrant policies at the US border, referring to them as "monstrous".
2018-06-18
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Poland celebrates 4th International Yoga Day
Warsaw, June 18 (IANS) Around three thousand people on Sunday celebrated the Fourth International Yoga Day in Poland, a country where yoga has almost become a way of life for many citizens.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Poland,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Australia slip to 34-year low in ICC ODI rankings
Melbourne, June 18 (IANS) Australia slipped to a 34-year low, dropping to the sixth position on the ICC's latest ODI rankings table after losing the opening two fixtures of the ongoing five-match rubber against England.
2018-06-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Sony launches in-car AV receiver in India
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Sony India on Monday launched its new in-car audio-video (AV) receiver "XAV-AX5000" for Rs 24,990.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Chandimal pleads not guilty, hearing after end of 2nd Test
St. Lucia, June 18 (IANS) Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal has pleaded not guilty to breaching Article 2.2.9 of the ICC Code of Conduct and, as such, match referee Javagal Srinath will hold a hearing following the conclusion of the second Test against the West Indies here on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, St. Lucia,Sports,Cricket
Using policemen for personal work won't be allowed: Kerala CM
Thiruvananthapuram, June 18 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday made it clear that senior police officials won't be allowed to use policemen for their personal work.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Defence/Security
108 migrants from Pakistan get Indian citizenship
Jodhpur, June 18 (IANS) A total of 108 migrants from Pakistan received Indian citizenship here in Rajasthan on Sunday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
India has overcome Congress legacy, can no more use it as excuse: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Even as the ruling BJP and its senior leaders have repeatedly attacked the Congress for leaving behind a legacy of "governance failure", "policy paralysis" and "economy in shambles", the Central government can no more use this as an excuse and will have to take ownership of not only its accomplishments but also its failures from now on, NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Anupam Kher helps people fight depression
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Actor Anupam Kher says depression is still considered to be a taboo, and he hopes to bring a change by doing his bit.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Guenter extends contract at German club Freiburg
Berlin, June 18 (IANS) Freiburg have extended the contract with left back Christian Guenter, the Bundesliga football club has confirmed.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Volcanic eruptions behind mysterious Martian rock formation: Study
Washington, June 18 (IANS) Explosive volcanic eruptions that shot jets of hot ash, rock and gas skyward are the probable source of a mysterious Martian rock formation near the planet's equator, says a new study.
2018-06-18
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Works by Picasso, Monet at Christie's auction in London
London, June 18 (IANS) Masterpieces by art virtuosos Pablo Picasso, Kazimir Malevich and Claude Monet are a part of an auction at Christie's London on June 20, the auction house said.
2018-06-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
In world of superheroes, nice to focus on real heroes: John Krasinski
London, June 18 (IANS) Actor John Krasinski, who essays a character who transforms from his desk-jockey job into a badass CIA field agent in "Jack Ryan", says it's great to focus on real heroes at a time when superheroes enjoy a certain popularity.
2018-06-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Jaitley lauds GDP growth, says job creation is on track
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) In yet another long blog, Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Monday lauded the fourth quarter GDP growth of 7.7 per cent saying the future looked much brighter than the past.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Aakriti Sharma meets her biggest fan
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Child actress Aakriti Sharma, who is getting positive response for TV show "Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala", was pleasantly surprised to see her fan -- a three-year-old girl child -- fly to Mumbai from Faridabad just to meet her.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Release of Amish Tripathi's book postponed
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Author Amish Tripathi has "postponed" the launch of his upcoming book "Suheldev & the Battle of Bahraich", which was accepting pre-orders and was scheduled to release on July 16.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books,Cinema/Showbiz
BJP continues counter-protest against Kejriwal's sit-in
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday continued its counter-protest against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his Cabinet colleagues' sit-in at the Lt. Governor's residence.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indian origin hotelier in car park row with Heathrow Airport
London, June 18 (IANS) An Indian-origin hotel tycoon in Britain is locked in a legal battle with Heathrow Airport over his plans to build a multi-storey car park on land he owns at the facility.
2018-06-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Diaspora,Human Interest/Society
Mexico focus on next match after stunning Germany
Moscow, June 18 (IANS) The Mexican players maintained their calm despite stunning holders Germany 1-0 at the start of their World Cup campaign here.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Israel targets Hamas positions after Gaza shelling
Jerusalem, June 18 (IANS) The Israeli Air Force on Monday attacked nine Hamas posts in the Gaza Strip after three projectiles were launched from the enclave, the military said.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security
My illness delayed Goa going plastic free by 2018: Parrikar
Panaji, June 18 (IANS) Stating that his mission to make Goa plastic free by 2018 was delayed because of his illness, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday said the state government will take strong steps to achieve the target.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Tripura Gramin Bank ranks fifth in rural bank list
Agartala, June 18 (IANS) The Tripura Gramin Bank (TGB) has secured the fifth position amongst India's 56 regional rural banks (RRBs) in terms of its business and growth, an official said here on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Tripura,National,Business/Economy
India will achieve 10% GDP growth by Q4 of fiscal: Goyal
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The government is hopeful of achieving double-digit gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the country by the fourth quarter of the ongoing financial year, Railway and Coal Minister Piyush Goyal said on Monday.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
I enjoy being in front of the camera: Manushi Chillar
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Every beauty pageant winner finds her next move to Bollywood, so will Miss World 2017 Manushi Chillar, who is going to give away her Miss India title to her successor on Tuesday night and the Miss World crown later this year, do the same? She says though she has discovered her love for the camera of late, her Bollywood decision is something she would like to leave for the time being.
2018-06-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,IANS Life
How gut bacteria leads to depression, anxiety
New York, June 18 (IANS) Gut bacteria plays a key role in infusing negative feelings in the brains of obese people, causing depression and anxiety, researchers say.
2018-06-18
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Oli's China visit will deepen bilateral ties, hope Ex-Nepal PMs
Kathmandu, June 18 (IANS) Former Nepal Prime Ministers have expressed the hope that Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli's upcoming visit to China will be instrumental in further deepening bilateral ties between the two countries.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Costa Rican media pessimistic after loss to Serbia
San Jose, June 18 (IANS) Costa Rican media and fans have expressed pessimism on their football team's chances at the World Cup following the 0-1 defeat to Serbia.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Argentina,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Oli's China visit instrumental for bilateral ties: Ex-Nepal PMs
Kathmandu, June 18 (IANS) Former Nepal Prime Ministers have expressed hope that Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli's upcoming visit to China will be instrumental in further deepening bilateral ties between the two countries.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Pressure got to us against Switzerland: Brazil coach
Rostov-on-Don (Russia), June 18 (IANS) Brazil football team coach Tite thought the pressure had got to his players after watching his side kick off their 2018 World Cup campaign with a 1-1 draw against Switzerland here.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Mexicans hail win over Germany in World Cup
Mexico City, June 18 (IANS) Mexico's 1-0 victory over reigning World Cup champions Germany in their FIFA World Cup opener sent the country into a frenzy, with many fans now certain that their team can make it further than ever before in Russia.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Mexico,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Mars to come closest to Earth in 15 years next month
Washington, June 18 (IANS) Star gazers could have a good view of the Red Planet next month as Mars is set to come to the closest point to Earth since 2003 when it reaches opposition with the Sun in late July.
2018-06-18
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Taliban resume attacks on Afghan forces as truce ends
Kabul, June 18 (IANS) The Taliban on Monday resumed attacks on Afghan security forces after the armed outfit's three-day ceasefire ended the previous night, police said.
2018-06-18
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism

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