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Kohli singles out Maxwell, Harshal for special praise after win over Mumbai Indians
Dubai, Sep 27 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli lavished praise on Australian cricketer Glenn Maxwell's 37-ball, 56-run innings against Mumbai Indians, which was the cornerstone of the side's 54-run victory over five-time Indian Premier League (IPL) champions on Sunday.
2021-09-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
After bribery charges, now 'Panchjanya' says Amazon is East India Co.2.0
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) After labelling bribery charges against Infosys, Panchjanya, a journal with RSS leanings, has now opened an attack on Jeff Bezos founded Amazon, with a cover story calling it the second generation of the East India Company that entered India with business interests but ended up colonising the country for 200 years.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Tata Motors gears to 'Punch' in new models (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors' aims to make the most of the upcoming festive season via new market interventions, including those powered by the cheaper CNG fuel along with its 'Punch' into the sub-compact SUV segment.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Prabhas-starrer 'Adipurush' to clash with Akshay Kumar's 'Raksha Bandhan'
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar's 'Raksha Bandhan' and Prabhas-starrer 'Adipurush' will face-off at the box-office as they are set to release on August 11, 2022.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
IFIN to sell 62 NPA accounts worth Rs 4.3K cr
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) IL&FS Financial Services (IFIN) has put its non performing asset (NPA) portfolio of approx Rs 4,300 crore up for sale as part of plan to bring down overall group level debt.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
AUKUS vs. Quad: A reality check (Opinion)
The past week saw the US's hard push to contain China in its own backyard, by the formation of a new defence agreement known as AUKUS, with no precedent in diplomatic world, as the regional might of the new alliance is already covered by an old alliance named Quad.
2021-09-27
Category: India, New Delhi,Opinion/Commentary
'All Cong breakaway groups must follow 'Mamata formula' to defeat Modi'
Panaji, Sep 27 (IANS) Former Goa Chief Minister Luizinho Faleiro, who was being expected to join the Trinamool Congress, on Monday urged all breakaway Congress groups including the West Bengal-based party to come together as part of a "larger picture" to fight the BJP juggernaut with an eye on the 2024 Lok Sabha polls and by using the "Mamata formula".
2021-09-27
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
JGU launches two new flagship courses in Behaviour and Finance
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) With a vision to enable scholars and practitioners to explore contemporary trends at the intersection of finance, psychology, technology and consumer behaviour, O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) is launching two new courses- M.Sc. in Behaviour & Finance; and Integrated M.Sc. & Ph.D. in Behaviour and Finance. These Masters and Integrated Ph.D. programmes that focus on behavioural finance will start from August 2022.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Bharat Bandh: Road, rail traffic disruption in Bihar
Patna, Sep 27 (IANS) The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM)-called Bharat Bandh on Monday witnessed traffic disruptions at several places in Bihar as the opposition parties actively lent their support. Rail traffic was also stopped in Darbhanga by the protesters.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Maulana assaulted in K'taka, threatened with gun for defective number plate
Chikkamagalur (Karnataka), Sep 27 (IANS) The incident of a Maulana being assaulted for defective number plate and threatened with gun came to light in Chikkamagalur district of Karnataka, following which the police department swiftly apologised for the police excesses towards the victim and assured action against the officer.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Afghan airline flies out relatives, staff impersonating journos (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) A private Afghan airline flew out at least 155 family members of the company's leadership to Abu Dhabi instead of evacuees, including journalists, according to a media report on Monday.
2021-09-27
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Anshuman Jha wins Best Actor Critics Award at IIFFB 2021
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Actor Anshuman Jha has won the 'Best Actor-Critics Award' at India International Film Festival of Boston (IIFFB) for his portrayal of a serial killer in the film 'Midnight Delhi'.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Impossible for us to recognise Taliban: Italian FM
Kabul, Sep 27 (IANS) Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio has said that it was impossible for his country to recognise the caretaker Taliban government in Afghanistan, adding that at least 17 of the appointed ministers were "terrorists", the media reported on Monday.
2021-09-27
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
`AICF does not recognise Dongre as FIDE Zone 3.7 President'
Chennai, Sep 27 (IANS) The All India Chess Federation (AICF) need not send the notice of its general body meeting to R.M. Dongre, President, FIDE Zone 3.7 as it does not recognise him, said a senior official.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Covid caused biggest decrease in life expectancy since WWII
London, Sep 27 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic triggered life expectancy losses not seen since the World War II in Western Europe and exceeded those observed around the dissolution of the Eastern Bloc in central and Eastern European countries, according to a research published on Monday.
2021-09-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
Increasing number of UP Civil Service aspirants opt for Sanskrit
Lucknow, Sep 27 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's initiatives to promote Sanskrit seem to be paying off.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Last-minute talks over fate of controversial S.Korean media bill
Seoul, Sep 27 (IANS) South Korean rival parties held last-minute talks Monday to decide the fate of a controversial media bill under criticism for potentially undermining press freedom.
2021-09-27
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Tractor-trolleys parked at Singhu, but very few occupants
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The visibility of farmers at the Singhu border (Delhi-Haryana), where they have been sitting in protest since November 26 last year, was very low on Monday.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bharat Bandh evokes contrasting response in Telugu states
Vijayawada/Hyderabad, Sep 27 (IANS) The day-long Bharat Bandh called by Samyukta Kisan Morcha evoked contrasting response in the two Telugu states on Monday.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
44 killed in heavy fighting in Yemen's Marib
Sanaa, Sep 27 (IANS) At least 44 people were killed as heavy fighting continued between Yemeni security forces and the Houthi militia in the oil-rich rovince of Marib amid intensified airstrikes, a military official said.
2021-09-27
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
Signal app suffers major outage, firm working on it
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Signal's encrypted messaging app continues to be down on Monday after facing global outage on Sunday. The firm said it is working to fix it.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Bhagwat meets Padma Shri Anwar Khan Baeeya in Barmer
Jaipur, Sep 27 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh chief Mohan Bhagwat visited folk artiste Padma Shri Anwar Khan Baeeya of Jaisalmer, who now resides in Barmer, in keeping with his promise after Khan invited him in the most unusual manner, singing "Padharoo Mhare Des adding Bhagwat's name in the lyrics, making it a personal rendition.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,Cinema/Showbiz
Afghan airline flew out relatives, not evacuees: Report
Kabul, Sep 27 (IANS) A private Afghan airline flew out at least 155 family members of the company's leadership to Abu Dhabi instead of evacuees, including journalists, according to a media report on mOnday.
2021-09-27
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
2-day session of Gujarat Assembly begins today
Gandhinagar, Sep 27 (IANS) With an entirely new treasury bench of the House to face the opposition, the two-day Monsoon Session of the Gujarat Assembly will begin on Monday. This will be the first session of the Assembly after the swearing-in of the Bhupendra Patel government and is likely to be stormy.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
TN constitutes special teams for scrutiny of gold loans
Chennai, Sep 27 (IANS) After Chief Minister M.K. Stalin announced that all eligible gold loans up to 5 sovereigns would be waived, the registrar of cooperative societies has directed scrutiny of all gold loans. Special teams have been constituted to study the continuity of the gold that was pledged for taking loans.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Sudheeran now quits as Congress member as well
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 27 (IANS) Just days after top Congress leader from Kerala, V.M.Sudheeran stepped down from the political affairs committee (PAC) of the party, on Monday he also quit as an AICC member.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
India reports 26,041 new Covid cases, 276 deaths
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) India's fresh Covid cases continued to decline as 26,041 new infections and 276 deaths were reported in the last 24 hours, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Monday.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Ayushmann-starrer 'Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui' to release on Dec 10
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana's upcoming film 'Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui' is all set to hit the big screens on December 10.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pakistani soldier killed in checkpost attack
Islamabad, Sep 27 (IANS) A Pakistani soldier was killed and two others were injured when militants targeted a security forces' checkpost in Balochistan, the third terror attack in the province since September 24, an army statement said.
2021-09-27
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
'Centre only said it would consider TN proposal on HLL Biotech's vax plant'
Chennai, Sep 27 (IANS) The Central Government has only said it would look into the proposal given by the M.K. Stalin government to operate the integrated vaccine complex in Chengalpattu belonging to HLL Biotech Ltd, said Tamil Nadu Health Secretary J.Radhakrishnan.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Asian cues lift indices; realty stocks rise (Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Positive Asian cues lifted the key indices of the Indian equity market during Monday's morning trade session.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Bharat Bandh: Both carriageways of Red fort closed
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Delhi Traffic Police have closed both carriageways across the iconic Red fort, an official said here on Monday.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Dhoni's cool temperament kept team in good spirits despite the pressures: Gaikwad
Abu Dhabi, Sep 27 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings opening batsman, Ruturaj Gaikwad, who has emerged as Mr Dependable for the three-time IPL champions, said that skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's cool demeanour was the reason the side, despite playing under tremendous pressure against Kolkata Knight Riders on Sunday, won the thrilling contest by two wickets.
2021-09-27
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Rajasthan primary schools reopen Monday
Jaipur, Sep 27 (IANS) Rajasthan primary schools reopened from Monday on the directions issued by the state government.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Govt increases majority in Iceland's parliamentary polls
Reykjavik, Sep 27 (IANS) The Iceland's coalition government increased its majority by two seats from 35 to 37 in the country's 63-seat Parliament following the September 25 elections.
2021-09-27
Category: International, Iceland,Politics
'Gulab' effect: Heavy rainfall expected in coastal Andhra, Chhattisgarh
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The deep depression, which is a remnant of the Cyclonic Storm 'Gulab' is likely to cause heavy rainfall in coastal Andhra Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, IMD said on Monday.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
When a local turned tourist for a day to rediscover Agra
Agra, Sep 27 (IANS) Ahead of the World Tourism Day (September 27) when a new tourist season in the post pandemic phase is about to begin, a group of three journeyed through the bylanes of Agra to find out what other attractions could delight visitors, in addition to the 17th century monument of love, the Taj Mahal.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Bharat Bandh: No traffic disruption at Loni border
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Bharat Bandh called by the Samyukt Kisan Morcha on Monday to protest against the three farm laws, seemed to have no effect at the Loni border (Delhi-Uttar Pradesh) connecting the Baghpat (Haryana) Highway.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
N.Korean missile launches show serious threat: US official
Seoul, Sep 27 (IANS) North Korea's recent missile launches show the "seriousness of threat" posed to the US and South Korea, a Pentagon official said on Monday, amid a conciliatory gesture from Pyongyang after a series of weapons tests.
2021-09-27
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
2 gunned down in Bihar amid Panchayat hearing
Patna, Sep 27 (IANS) Two persons were gunned down during a Panchayat hearing in Bihar's Khagaria district, an official said on Monday.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Heavy rains lash coastal Andhra, 'Gulab' weakens into deep depression
Visakhapatnam, Sep 27 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed north coastal Andhra Pradesh under the impact of cyclonic storm 'Gulab' which has weakened into a deep depression after crossing Andhra-Odisha coast, officials said on Monday.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Bharat Bandh: Traffic congestion at Delhi-Gurugram border
Gurugram, Sep 27 (IANS) Amid the Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM)-called Bharat Bandh on Monday, commuters on the Delhi-Jaipur Expressway had to face a huge traffic congestion as the Delhi Police had put barriers at the border to keep a vigil on the farmers entering the national capital.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Father dies of heart attack while saving son
Lucknow, Sep 27 (IANS) In a freak accident, a tea stall owner suffered a massive heart attack and died on the spot while trying to save his son during a spat with a jeweller of the adjoining shop.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Diesel price rises for 2nd consecutive day, petrol stable
New Delhi, Sept. Sep 27 (IANS) Auto fuel prices in the country have maintained stability amidst a volatility in global oil prices, but the oil marketing companies (OMC) on Monday increased the pump price of diesel once again while maintaining stability in petrol rates.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Arjun Bijlani wins 'Khatron Ke Khiladi 11' despite dislocated shoulder
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) 'Khatron Ke Khiladi 11' winner Arjun Bijlani is on "top of the world", for it has been arduous journey to the winner's trophy and Rs 20 lakh in the reality show presented by Bollywood's hit director Rohit Shetty.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Moeen might not be a part of England's Ashes touring party: Reports
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Top England batting all-rounder Moeen Ali could become a casualty of the gruelling season ahead, and the 34-year-old veteran of 64 Tests is understood to be not interested at the "prospect of an extended time away from home" for the ICC T20 World Cup in the UAE and the subsequent Ashes series Down Under.
2021-09-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ben Affleck healthier than ever, thanks to JLo
Los Angeles, Sep 27 (IANS) Hollywood star Ben Affleck has reportedly been living a healthier lifestyle ever since rekindling his romance with ex-flame actress-singer Jennifer Lopez.
2021-09-27
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Lashana Lynch fulfills childhood dream with 'No Time To Die' character
Los Angeles, Sep 27 (IANS) Actress Lashana Lynch has described her 'No Time To Die' character Nomi as the woman she hoped to see on screen when I was a "little girl".
2021-09-27
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Adarsh Gourav: Working with a younger lot brings fresh perspective
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Actor Adarsh Gourav, who will be seen working with actors Siddhant Chaturvedi and Ananya Pandey in 'Kho Gaye Hum Kahan', says working with a younger lot brings a fresh perspective and a different thinking to the project.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Traffic stopped at Ghazipur border
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) To mark a year of the Centre's passed three contentious farm laws, hundreds of farmers on Monday blocked the Ghazipur border to protest and seek repeal of the laws as they joined the Bharat Bandh call given by farmers bodies to bring attention to their plight.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Arrest warrants for 3 Iraqis over normalisation calls with Israel
Baghdad, Sep 27 (IANS) A Baghdad court has issued arrest warrants for three participants in a meeting calling for the normalising ties with Israel, a proposal that has been rejected by the Traqi government.
2021-09-27
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Samsung Galaxy A52s 5G to heat up '5G' phone war in India
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) India to reach around 40 million 5G smartphone shipments, which is around 24 per cent of the total, by end of 2021, up from around 3.5 million in 2020. To strengthen their position in the 5G smartphone market, companies have already started launching 5G enabled phones in different segments.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Kangana shares 'permanent stretch marks' after 'Thalaivii'
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut has talked about how her weight adjustments for her latest 'Thalaivii' that "messed up many things" in her body and left her with "permanent stretch marks".
2021-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
OPPO K9 Pro 5G with Dimensity 1200, up to 12GB RAM announced
Beijing. Sep 27 (IANS) OPPO has launched its latest K-series smartphone 'K9 Pro' in China with a 120Hz AMOLED display, triple rear cameras, a MediaTek Dimensity 1200 chipset, and 60W fast-charging support.
2021-09-27
Category: India, New Delhi,Technology
N.Korea remains unresponsive to Seoul's hotline calls
Seoul, Sep 27 (IANS) North Korea remained unresponsive to South Korea's calls via liaison and military hotlines on Monday despite cautious optimism created after the sister of Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong-un said the two Koreas could discuss improvement in long-strained relations.
2021-09-27
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Repeal farm laws: Punjab CM appeals to Centre
Chandigarh, Sep 27 (IANS) Retreating his Congress government commitment with the protesting farmers, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Monday appealed to the Central government to repeal the three farm legislations. But he asked farmers to raise their voice in a peaceful manner.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Transitioning from Tests to T20s was a huge challenge, says Jadeja after thrilling win
Abu Dhabi, Sep 27 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings' star performer against Kolkata Knight Riders on Sunday, Ravindra Jadeja, said that blasting runs at the crucial stage when he came in to bat was more important that saving his wicket, given that all eyes were on him to guide his team to victory at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
2021-09-27
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Over 42% S.Koreans in their 30s unmarried in 2020: Census
Seoul, Sep 27 (IANS) More than 42 per cent of 30-somethings in South Korea remained unmarried last year, census data revealed on Monday, underscoring the trend in which many young people delay or give up on marriage amid a prolonged economic slowdown.
2021-09-27
Category: International, South Korea,International
Nationwide shutdown call on Day 305 of farm stir
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM)-called Bharat Bandh on Monday marked the first anniversary of the three contentious farm laws passed a year back and saw traffic come to a standstill across Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi as major highways were blocked by protesting farmers.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Markets open on positive note; Nifty just short of 18K-mark
Mumbai, Sep 27 (IANS) India's key equity indices -- S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 -- opened on a positive note on Monday.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Bharat Bandh: Near total strike in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 27 (IANS) After the ruling Left and the Opposition Congress joined hands to support the agitating farmers, Kerala is seeing a total shutdown on Monday morning.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
CDRI to expand serological survey to state level in UP
Lucknow, Sep 27 (IANS) The CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute will expand its serological testing for antibodies against the novel coronavirus to the state level in Uttar Pradesh.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
UP Cong seeks judicial probe in Pratapgarh violence
Lucknow, Sep 27 (IANS) In a delayed reaction, the Uttar Pradesh Congress has demanded a judicial probe into Pratapgarh violence in which former Congress MP Pramod Tiwari and Congress legislature party leader Aradhana Mishra have been booked for attempt to murder.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Deepotsav' to have mega-drone show this yr
Ayodhya, Sep 27 (IANS) 'Deepotsav', in Ayodhya this year will witness a scintillating air show with hundreds of drones creating a glowing zig-zag formation in the skies.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Kerala sees near total Bharat Bandh
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 27 (IANS) Both the ruling Left and the opposition Congress came out together in Kerala to support the agitating farmers on Monday as the southern state witnessed a near total lockdown.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Small spells for bowlers played big role in win in humid Abu Dhabi: Dhoni
Abu Dhabi, Sep 27 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has said that the fact that the bowlers were made to bowl "small spells" in the hot and humid conditions of Abu Dhabi kept them fresh all through the match and played a vital role in the three-time IPL champions winning the contest by two wickets against Kolkata Knight Riders in a dramatic fashion on Sunday.
2021-09-27
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Katherine Heigl voices support for behind-the-scenes workers in industry
Los Angeles, Sep 27 (IANS) Hollywood star Katherine Heigl has pledged to support behind-the-scenes workers in the entertainment industry. She credits the crew she has worked with over the years for making her who she is today.
2021-09-27
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Twitter will allow hosts to add topics in Spaces
San Francisco, Sep 27 (IANS) Micro-blogging site Twitter is adding topics to Spaces for hosts to tag their Spaces with up to three relevant topics.
2021-09-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Centre-left SPD leads in German federal elections: Exit poll
Berlin, Sep 27 (IANS) Germany's centre-left Social Democratic Party (SPD) led by incumbent Vice Chancellor Olaf Scholz, has won about 26 per cent of the votes in the federal elections which will usher in a new government and mark the end of the Angela Merkel era, preliminary exit poll released on Monday by the local media showed.
2021-09-27
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Kabul airport now ready for int'l flights: Taliban official
Kabul, Sep 27 (IANS) The Kabul airport is now fully operational for international flights and all airliners can resume services, a spokesman of the Taliban's Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced.
2021-09-27
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Sophie Ellis-Bextor reveals being raped at 17
Los Angeles, Sep 27 (IANS) In a shock revelation, 'Murder on the Dancefloor' singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor has said she was raped at the age of 17 by an older man, who was 29 at that time.
2021-09-27
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Arsenal take north London bragging rights; Wolves beat Southampton
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Arsenal continued their recovery with a 3-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur in the north London derby thanks to an impressive first-half performance. Goals from Emile Smith-Rowe after 12 minutes, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang after 27 minutes and a third from Bukayo Saka just six minutes later on Sunday evening saw Arsenal flying, while Spurs looked chaotic.
2021-09-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 231.8 mn
Washington, Sep 27 (IANS) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 231.8 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.74 million and vaccinations soared to over 6.08 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-09-27
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Doja Cat was called Amy Winehouse during her teens
Los Angeles, Sep 27 (IANS) Rapper Doja Cat has said that she was likened to late singer Amy Winehouse, who died of alcohol poisoning in 2011, during her teenage years because of her make-up style.
2021-09-27
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Ambedkar institute in Punjab to begin MBBS admissions
Chandigarh, Sep 27 (IANS) The National Medical Commission has issued a letter of intent for 100 MBBS seats to the Ambedkar State Institute of Medical Sciences in Mohali, Punjab, to start from this year, an official said.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education
Bharat Bandh: Security beefed up in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) The security arrangements across the peripheries of the national capital were beefed up in the wake Bharat Bandh on Monday to mark one year of the passage of the Centre's three contentious farm laws.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Public transport operational in Delhi despite Bharat Bandh
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Public transport, including the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) buses and the Delhi Metro, were operational on Monday depsite the Bharat Bandh called by the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU).
2021-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
K'taka farmer bodies to observe Bharat Bandh on Monday
Bengaluru, Sep 27 (IANS) Karnataka farmers' organisations across the state are all set to observe Bharat Bandh on Monday against new farm laws enacted by the Central government. The State Farmers' Association, Hasiru Sene, Sugar Cane Growers Association, Pranta Raita Sangha have given a call to observe total bandh in the state.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
CBI creates suicide scene with dummy in Baghambari Math
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) Sep 27 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) recreated the suicide scene in Baghambari Math where the Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP) president Mahant Narendra Giri's body was found on September 20.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Long distance runner, record holder cyclist runs for Yamuna
Agra, Sep 27 (IANS) Ahead of the Tourism Day on Monday, Taj city's sports celebrity Pramod Kumar Katara, who holds several records for long distance running, cycling and balancing on the Swiss balls, ran for over 22 km along the Yamuna to highlight the importance of Yamuna river to keep the Taj Mahal and other monuments safe.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Russian fighters escort US bomber over Pacific
Moscow, Sep 27 (IANS) Russian fighters have escorted a US strategic bomber over the neutral waters of the Pacific, said the Russian Defence Ministry.
2021-09-27
Category: International, Russian Federation,Diplomacy,Politics
Three more held in religious conversion racket
Lucknow, Sep 27 (IANS) The Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) of Uttar Pradesh Police has arrested three more persons allegedly involved in religious conversion racket.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hundreds of farmers block highways in Punjab, Haryana
Chandigarh, Sep 27 (IANS) Hundreds of farmers on Monday blocked major highways, including National Highway 1 linking Delhi with parts of Haryana and Punjab, following a nationwide call by farmers' unions to demand scrapping of three Central farm laws.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
UN chief calls for elimination of nuclear weapons
United Nations, Sep 27 (IANS) United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres spoke on Sunday on the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons, declaring that nuclear weapons must be eliminated from the world and a new era of dialogue, trust and peace must begin.
2021-09-27
Category: International, United States,Politics
World Rivers Day celebrated with fervour in Agra
Agra, Sep 27 (IANS) World Rivers Day commemorates the many values of rivers and encourages river stewardship and conservation around the globe -- a massive worldwide event involving up to 100 countries that has its roots in British Columbia Rivers Day.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Pak reports surge in dengue fever cases amid outbreak fears
Islamabad, Sep 27 (IANS) A surge in the number of dengue fever cases has been reported in parts of Pakistan over the past 24 hours amid fears that the country might face an outbreak of the disease in the coming days, heath authorities said on Sunday.
2021-09-27
Category: International, Pakistan,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Another 4mn doses of Chinese vaccines arrive in Myanmar
Yangon, Sep 27 (IANS) Another 4 million doses of China's Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccines purchased by Myanmar arrived at Yangon International Airport on Sunday, according to a release from the Chinese Embassy in Myanmar.
2021-09-27
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Cyclone Gulab makes landfall, heavy rains likely in several places
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) After making landfall, cyclonic Storm 'Gulab' on late Sunday evening moved westwards with a speed of 26 kmph and lay centred over north coastal Andhra Pradesh.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
IPL 2021: Maxwell's all-round show, Harshal's hat-trick power RCB to 54-run win (2nd Ld)
Dubai, Sep 27 (IANS) An all-round show by Glenn Maxwell and a brilliant hat-trick by Harshal Patel helped Royal Challengers Bangalore register an emphatic 54-run win over Mumbai Indians in the 39th match of the IPL 2021 here on Sunday.
2021-09-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Twitter salutes CSK's du Plessis for fielding despite a bleeding knee
Abu Dhabi, Sep 27 (IANS) When it comes to playing with a bleeding knee in the yellow of Chennai Super Kings, visuals of former Australian batsman Shane Watson during the IPL 2019 final come in mind. That time, Watson was applauded for his commitment towards the game and his team.
2021-09-27
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Africa's Covid cases near 8.27 million
Addis Ababa, Sep 27 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 8,268,818 as of Sunday afternoon, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-09-27
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
IPL 2021: Maxwell's all-round show, Patel's hat-trick power RCB to 54-run win (ld)
Dubai, Sep 27 (IANS) An all-round show by Glenn Maxwell and a brilliant hat-trick by Harshal Patel helped Royal Challengers Bangalore register an emphatic win over Mumbai Indian in the 39th match of the IPL 2021 here on Sunday.
2021-09-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
70-year-old drug peddler held in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) A septuagenarian drug peddler was arrested and 1.2 kg of ganja recovered from his possession, a Delhi Police official said here on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Abu Dhabi-based businessman reaches out to help ailing Assamese
Guwahati, Sep 26 (IANS) With patients of estern Assam lacking facilities for instant and proper treatment due to the lack of Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulances, an Abu Dhabi-based Assamese businessman Vedanta Baruah came forward as a saviour by donating two such ambulances.
2021-09-26
Category: International, India,Diaspora,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
A feisty Indian approach pays dividends against Australia
India loves to play against Australia. It can be fair to say that India vs Australia series is among the top world cricket rivalries (both men and women). It certainly gets the best out of the Indian women team. Inside that dressing room when an Indian team is preparing to come out against the green and gold outfit, there is a different feisty feeling. You know as a player that things will be competitive out there and the contest will be hard fought. Nothing will come easy.
2021-09-26
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2021: Harshal Patel's hat-trick sends Mumbai to a 54-run loss
Dubai, Sep 26 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) pacer Harshal Patel took the first hat-trick of IPL 2021, sending Mumbai Indians to a crushing 54-run loss at Dubai International Stadium on Sunday. The win keeps Bangalore at third place while Mumbai slip to seventh place in the points table.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
IAF officer arrested in TN on rape complaint by woman colleague
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) An Indian Air Force (IAF) officer was arrested on Sunday in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore, following charges of rape levelled by his colleague.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Beaumont century leads England to emphatic win over New Zealand
Canterbury, Sep 26 (IANS) England opener Tammy Beaumont's eighth ODI hundred led England to an emphatic 203-run victory over New Zealand at Canterbury on Sunday. The win also meant that England won the five-match series 4-1. It is also New Zealand's heaviest loss in ODIs ever.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
PM Modi visits construction site of new Parliament house
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Hours after returning from the US, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday evening inspected ongoing the construction work of a new Parliament house.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Notice to Env Ministry, NHAI for dumping muck in Arunchal river
New Delhi/Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal's Eastern Bench has issued notice to the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) and National Highway and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd (NHIDC), among others, in connection with improper manner of earth/mountain cutting and dumping of stones/boulders and muck into a river in eastern Arunachal Pradesh.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
No selfies, sightseeing, fast cars for Taliban fighters as Defence Minister issues killjoy order
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Rank-and-file Taliban fighters have been having too much fun in Kabul after seizing the Afghan capital without a fight last month, and the Taliban leadership has now issued a stern order to stop, The Wall Street Journal reported.
2021-09-26
Category: International, India,International
Western Australia CEO asks for Ashes Test reshuffle due to Covid-19 restrictions
Perth, Sep 26 (IANS) Christina Matthews, the CEO of Western Australia Cricket (WAC) has asked Cricket Australia (CA) for a reshuffle of Test matches for the upcoming Ashes series due to border restrictions caused by Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Sania wins Ostrava Open for first WTA doubles title since Jan 2020
Ostrava (Czech Republic), Sep 26 (IANS) India's Sania Mirza and her Chinese partner Zhang Shuai won the women's doubles title at the Ostrava Open WTA Tennis Tournament, beating Kaitlyn Christian and Erin Routliffe in straight sets on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Czech Republic,Sports,Tennis
Judima wine becomes first beverage from northeast India to get GI tag
Guwahati, Sep 26 (IANS) The traditional Judima wine of the Dimasa tribals of Assam and Nagaland has become the first beverage from northeast India to be awarded the Geographical Indication (GI) tag, officials said on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Assam,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Fake antique dealer arrested in Kochi for cheating
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 26 (IANS) A team of the Kerala Police's Crime Branch arrested fake antique dealer, Monson Mavunkal from Kochi on Sunday for swindling Rs 10 crore from several persons.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hamilton triumphs at Sochi for 100th Grand Prix win
Sochi (Russia), Sep 26 (IANS) Lewis Hamilton made a late switch to intermediate tyres in a Russian Grand Prix that started in dry conditions but ended under rain and the Mercedes he surged to his 100th Grand Prix victory on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Other Sports
Extension of environmental clearance to Tawang hydro projects raises questions
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The extension of validity of environmental clearance (EC) given to two hydropower projects in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang has been questioned by environmental experts, who claim the authority responsible went beyond its brief.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
SL dismisses ex-Minister's match-fixing charge in SL vs India 2011 WC final
Colombo, Sep 26 (IAN) Sri Lanka's Attorney General has dismissed former Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage's match fixing allegation related to the 2011 World Cup final between Sri Lanka and India.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2021: Mumbai restrict RCB to 165/6, Kohli, Maxwell hit fifties
Dubai, Sep 26 (IANS) It seemed as if Royal Challengers Bangalore would get to something around 180 but three quick wickets helped Mumbai Indian restrict the Virat Kohli-led side to 165 for six in the 39th match of the IPL 2021 here on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Twitter salutes CSK's du Plessis for fielding despite a bleeding knee against KKR
Abu Dhabi, Sep 26 (IANS) When it comes to playing with a bleeding knee in the yellow of Chennai Super Kings, visuals of former Australian batsman Shane Watson during the IPL 2019 final come in mind. That time, Watson was applauded for his commitment towards the game and his team.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Bluetooth slippers worth Rs 6L sold to cheat in Raj REET exam
Jaipur, Sep 26 (IANS) Rajasthan Police on Sunday arrested five people who were accused of selling bluetooth-equipped 'chappals' (slippers) worth Rs 6 lakh to candidates to crack the much talked about REET (Rajasthan Eligibility Examination for Teachers) exam to become government teachers in the state.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Kohli, Maxwell fifties help RCB reach 165/6 vs Mumbai Indians
Dubai, Sep 26 (IANS) Skipper Virat Kohli scored a fifty and Glenn Maxwell blasted 56 off 27 deliveries as Royal Challengers posted 165/6 in 20 overs against Mumbai Indians in an IPL 2021 match here on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
There are many laws, but very less implementation: Rijiju
Gandhinagar, Sep 26 (IANS) Union Minister of Law and Justice, Kiren Rijiju said on Sunday that there are many laws in the country but the implementation is very slow and there is a need to speed up the delivery of justice in the country.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Activist's 'Organic Theatre' to promote natural farming in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 26 (IANS) A theatre activist and former producer of a popular Malayalam TV channel is promoting a concept of organic farming and the rich culture associated with it through theatre, zeroing in on a supernatural being named "Kadampan Moothan" spoken about in rural areas and inspiring farmers.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Environment/Wildlife
Cyclone 'Gulab' makes landfall on Andhra-Odisha coast
Visakhapatnam/Bhubaneswar, Sep 26 (IANS) Cyclone 'Gulab' started making landfall on Sunday evening, triggering heavy rains along with strong winds over north coastal Andhra Pradesh and adjoining south coastal Odisha.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Daruvala finishes third in F2 Feature Race at Sochi
Sochi (Russia), Sep 26 (IANS) Overtaken by two drivers soon after the start, India's Jehan Daruvala rode his luck to finish third in the Formula 2 race Feature Race at the Russian Grand Prix at Sochi Autodrom on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Other Sports
Publisher apologises for objectionable photo in Telangana text book (Ld)
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Following demand from the Students Islamic Organisation of India (SIO) to delete 'Islamophobic' content in a school book in Telangana, the state authorities on Sunday assured appropriate action while the publisher has apologised and decided to delete the objectionable photograph.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
Ex-Goa CM Faleiro to make major announcement on Monday
Panaji, Sep 26 (IANS) Amid talk of the possible entry of former Chief Minister Luizinho Faleiro into the Trinamool Congress, the senior Congress MLA is expected to make a major announcement on Monday.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
On world rivers day, activists beat thalis to wake up politicians
Agra, Sep 26 (IANS) Celebrating world rivers day at the Etmauddaula view point park, scores of river activists on Sunday evening beat drums, thalis, bells and shankhs to wake up "slumbering" MPs and MLAs from Agra to take up the cause of Yamuna, choking to death due to pollution.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Netflix's 'The Crown' to return in Nov 2022
New York, Sep 26 (IANS) Netflix has announced that Queen Elizabeth will take a year off and return in the new season of 'The Crown' in November 2022, variety.com reported.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
'Shang-Chi' beats 'Black Widow' as highest-grossing film of 2021
New York, Sep 26 (IANS) 'Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings' has surpassed fellow Marvel film 'Black Widow' as the highest-grossing film of 2021 at the US box office, variety.com reported.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
NITI Aayog CEO participates in Green India Challenge
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Sunday participated in Green India Challenge of TRS Rajya Sabha member Joginapally Santosh Kumar.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Durand Cup: Mohammedan bank on fans' support against Bengaluru United in semis
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) Strong and vociferous local support could turn out to be the key factor, as local favourites Mohammedan SC (MDSP) take on FC Bengaluru United (FCBU) in the first semi-final of the 130th Durand Cup at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK) here on Monday.
2021-09-26
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
CSIR should re-invent itself for future challenges: Vice President
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday advised the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) to reinvent itself and turn futuristic while pursuing the science of the highest order.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Science/Tech
YSRCP's farmers wing backs Monday's Bharat Bandh
Amaravati, Sep 26 (IANS) Farmers' wing of Andhra Pradesh's ruling party YSRCP has extended support to the nation-wide bandh on Monday, expressing solidarity with the farmers' associations.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
IPL 2021: Jadeja turns it around as CSK beat KKR in last over thriller (Ld)
Abu Dhabi, Sep 26 (IANS) Ravindra Jadeja blasted 22 runs off eight deliveries as Chennai Super Kings survived some nervous moments in the final over to crawl over the line for a dramatic two-wicket win against Kolkata Knight Riders in a nail-biting IPL 2021 encounter at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium here on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Bharat Bandh to bring Kerala to a grinding halt on Monday
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 26 (IANS) The Bharat Bandh, announced by the agitating farmers and supported by opposition parties, will turn into a lockdown in Kerala on Moday with both the ruling LDF and the opposition UDF backing it.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Landfall process of Cyclone Gulab begins
Bhubaneswar, Sep 26 (IANS) The process of landfall of Cyclone 'Gulab' commenced at 6 p.m., in between Gopalpur of Odisha and Kalingapatnam of Andhra Pradesh, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Telangana districts alerted over impact of 'Gulab'
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) The Telangana government on Sunday put all districts on alert in view of the heavy rains forecast for the state under the impact of cyclonic storm 'Gulab'.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
IPL 2021: All-round Jadeja delivers in CSK's nail-biting win
Abu Dhabi, Sep 26 (IANS) Ravindra Jadeja's all-round show helped Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders by two wickets in a nail-biting IPL 2021 match here on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan violates LoC ceasefire in Tithwal, India retaliates
Srinagar, Sep 26 (IANS) Pakistan violated the LoC ceasefire at Tithwal in Tangdhar sector in J&K's Kupwara district on Sunday morning, defence sources said.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Pankit Thakker is upset as his show goes off air
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actor Pankit Thakker who essays the character of 'Chetan Rawal' in the show 'Aapki Nazron Ne Samjha' is upset with the fact that the show is going off air.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
ISI backed Ghulam Nabi Fai, Kashmir groups linked to US based Khalistan agitation
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The most worrisome aspect of US-based Khalistan agitation is the likelihood that Pakistan's intelligence agency, ISI is responsible to a considerable degree, according to a report by the Hudson Institute.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Terrorism
Arshi Khan is in love with jungle theme of 'Bigg Boss 15'
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actress Arshi Khan is excited about the new season of popular reality show 'Bigg Boss 15'. She says the jungle theme of the show brings freshness.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
If second vaccine dose missed, process must be restarted: Expert
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) India's Covid-19 vaccination coverage has crossed the 85 crore mark, but the success of this mass drive against the pandemic depends on people getting fully vaccinated with both doses, says a leading expert.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Short film in the works on actor-MTV anchor Jagnoor Aneja who died at 40
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actor Jagnoor Aneja, who passed away recently due to cardiac arrest, will entertain the audience one last time through a short film based on his life. The late actor's friend Mohammad al Mahmoodi has announced that he will bankroll the project.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Social security must for children in poor countries: Satyarthi
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Nobel Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi has expressed concern over the unprecedented rise in child labour in the last two decades, racial discrimination against children and the helpless plight of Afghan children. According to him, nearly 16 crore children have been pushed into child labour compared to 15.2 crore in the past.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Cricket has only itself to blame for the bloated, unworkable schedule: Chappell
Sydney, Sep 26 (IANS) Former Australia captain Ian Chappell feels that cricket itself is to be blamed for the bloated and unworkable schedule due to the COVID-19 pandemic in the world. Chappell added that the re-evaluation of the schedule could be the only good for cricket to come from the pandemic.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Army soldier creates new Guinness record for fastest solo cycling
Jammu, Sep 26 (IANS) An Indian army soldier on Sunday created a new Guinness World record for solo cycling (Men) by pedalling from Leh to Manali in record time.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
TN youth held for blackmailing women after befriending them on FB
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) An engineering dropout from Tamil Nadu's Tirumullaivoyal, who allegedly extorted money and valuables from several women after befriending them on Facebook under a string of fake profiles, has been arrested, police said on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India's wealth inequality may have grown during pandemic
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) A clear reflection that country's wealth is restricted to a chosen few has emerged from the the recent 'All India Debt & Investment Survey' conducted by the Government.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
175 Covid recoveries, 127 new cases in J&K
Srinagar, Sep 26 (IANS) Recoveries remained ahead of new Covid cases in J&K on Sunday for the second consecutive day with 175 recoveries, 127 cases, and one death reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
IPL 2021: Mumbai Indians chose to field vs RCB
Dubai, Sep 26 (IANS) Mumbai Indians have won the toss and decided to field first against Royal Challengers Bangalore in the 39th match of the IPL 2021 here on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Two terrorists killed in Kashmir encounter after refusing to surrender (2nd Lead)
Srinagar, Sep 26 (IANS) Two terrorists, allegedly involved in killing of a BJP leader and his relatives last year, were killed in a gunfight with police and security forces in J&K's Bandipora on Sunday after they refused to surrender and opened fire instead, officials said.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Yogi recommends nomination to UP Vidhan Parishad
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government has recommended four names for nomination to the Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Parishad.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Telangana postpones e-auction of government lands in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) The Telangana government has postponed e-auction of 117.35 acres of land at Puppalaguda and Khanamet on the outskirts of Hyderabad in view of some court cases.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Fire breaks out at book shop near Delhi HC, doused
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) A fire broke out in a book shop near gate number 7 of the Delhi High Court in the national capital on Sunday evening.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
It's always much nicer to win: PBKS' Markram on victory over SRH
Sharjah, Sep 26 (IANS) Punjab Kings' batsman Aiden Markram has said that it is always nice to win a match. He also said that getting over the line really matters, especially after the heart-break in the first match. After losing to Rajasthan Royals by two runs, Punjab edged Sunrisers Hyderabad by five runs in Sharjah on Saturday.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
73% in 12 Odisha dists develop antibody against Covid
Bhubaneswar, Sep 26 (IANS) At least 73 per cent population in 12 districts of Odisha have developed antibodies against Covid-19, said Sanghamitra Pati, director of ICMR's Regional Medical Research Centre (RMRC) on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Treatment meted out to Pakistan appears to be excessively harsh: Chappell 
Sydney, Sep 26 (IANS) Former Australia captain Ian Chappell has said that the treatment given to Pakistan has been excessively harsh, especially after them touring overseas during the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
53.5% in 18-44 age group vaccinated against Covid in India
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Ministry of Health and Family welfare on Sunday said 53.5 per cent of people in the 18-44 age group have been inoculated with the Covid-19 vaccine.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
'Outgoing captain vs likely captain'; Fans wait for mega clash
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) "It will not be just a match, it will be much more than that," quipped a former Indian cricketer when asked about his views on Royal Challengers Bangalore and Mumbai Indians' clash scheduled to take place in Dubai on Sunday night.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Apple Watch Series 6 oximeter 'reliable' for lung disease patients: Study
Rio De Janeiro, Sep 26 (IANS) A new study has revealed that Apple Watch Series 6 "is a reliable way to obtain heart rate and oxygen saturation (SpO2) in patients with lung diseases under controlled conditions".
2021-09-26
Category: International, Brazil,Technology,Health/Medicine
Aetashaa Sansgiri unpacks challenges on playing Ahilyabai Holkar
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) The ongoing historical show 'Punyashlok Ahilyabai' has taken a seven-year leap marking the beginning of a new chapter in Rani Ahilyabai Holkar's life - 'Yuva Adhyay'.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Himansh Kohli: We shouldn't let a situation become bigger than life
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) The demise of TV star Sidharth Shukla and MTV 'Love School' star Jagnoor Aneja recently has given a sudden shock to everyone.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Look at India in Australia last winter: Vaughan to Joe Root & Co.
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Former England captain Michael Vaughan has urged Joe Root and Co. to take a leaf out of what India did in Australia last year ahead of their impending Ashes trip Down Under later in the year. He added that Australia is a good team in their backyard but India's 2-1 win for the Border Gavaskar Trophy in January this year proved that the hosts can be defeated.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Joe Root needs to stand up and say who is with me: Vaughan
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Former England captain Michael Vaughan said that Test skipper Joe Root needs to stand up and ask who all are going with him for the Ashes trip to Australia at the end of the year. He also said that England players need to give in to the idea of giving James Anderson a good farewell.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Cancer survivor saved from sudden cardiac death
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) A 45-year-old woman from Nepal who visited a hospital at the national capital with a history of breast cancer treatment was saved from having a sudden cardiac death with the help of a heart failure prevention device called CRT-D.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Sudhanshu Pandey on his 'Anupamaa' role: My character has many shades
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Sudhanshu Pandey is happy and satisfied with the success of his character 'Vanraj Shah' in the popular television show 'Anupamaa'. From being aggressive to arrogant, dominating and vulnerable, he has portrayed not just one but many shades on-screen, and he said that for an actor maintaining an image depends on how it's been written.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Patnaik asks Centre to strengthen infra in Maoist-affected areas
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday requested the Centre to consider several development proposals to strengthen infrastructure in Maoist-affected districts of his state.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Yogi hikes purchase price of sugarcane by Rs 25 per quintal
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) In an apparent attempt to pacify farmers ahead of the UP assembly elections, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday announced a hike of Rs 25 per quintal in the purchase price of sugarcane in the state.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Yogi adds 7 new ministers including Jitin Prasada ahead of polls
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday expanded his cabinet by inducting seven new ministers.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
IPL 2021: Rana, Karthik guide KKR to 171/6 against CSK (ld)
Abu Dhabi, Sep 26 (IANS) Some late-order hitting by Nitish Rana and Dinesh Karthik helped Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) post a defendable 171/6 against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on a slow track in their IPL 2021 match at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium here on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Kullu to have weaver design resource centre: Goyal
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 26 (IANS) A weaver services and design resource centre will be set up in Himachan Pradesh's Kullu town to provide a better platform for export of handicraft products in the international market, Union Commerce and Industry and Textiles Minister Piyush Goyal said on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Channi gives job letters to families of farm stir victims
Bathinda (Punjab), Sep 26 (IANS) Expressing solidarity with families of farmers who lost their lives during agitation against the farm laws, Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Sunday handed over appointment letters to government jobs to their next of kin.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Nitish, Soren step up pressure on govt for caste census
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren on Sunday led an all party delegation of the state to the Home Minister and demanded caste based census in the country.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Telcos seek Andhra support to keep connectivity during cyclone Gulab
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Digital Infrastructure Providers Association (DIPA) has sought urgent support from the Andhra Pradesh government to ensure unrestricted connectivity of telecom services even during the time cyclone "Gulab" hits some districts in the state.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Modi govt committed to development of Maoist affected areas: Shah
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday said under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Government of India is committed to the development of Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected states.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Delhi Police chief visits Rohini court, inspects crime scene
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana on Sunday visited the Rohini court which on Friday saw the dramatic killing of top gangster Jitender Singh Mann, alias Gogi, by two members of a rival gang, before they were, in their turn, shot dead by police.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
IPL 2021: Rana, Karthik guide KKR to 171/6 against CSK
Abu Dhabi, Sep 26 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders scored 44 runs off the last three overs to finish at 171/6 in their 20 overs against the Chennai Super Kings in of IPL 2021 encounter here on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Arunachal's air gun surrender campaign may inspire other states
New Delhi/Itanagar, Sep 26 (IANS) Traditionally hunting with bamboo contraptions, including sharp spears and bow-and-arrows, to upgrading to modern guns and now to surrendering them, Arunachal Pradesh has come a full circle.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Mental health counselling for MBBS aspirants: TN Health Minister
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma Subramanian on Sunday said that all students from the state who have taken the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET) will be provided mental health counselling.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics
New Punjab 'Captain' has six new faces in Cabinet
Chandigarh, Sep 26 (IANS) Ahead of Assembly elections slated in February-March 2022, new Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi, expanded his council of ministers on Sunday with induction of 15 ministers, including six first-timers.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
'You shout, you demand, your right', CJI bats for 50% women in judiciary
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Chief Justice N.V. Ramana on Sunday batted for 50 per cent representation for women in the judiciary and also supported the demand for reservation for women in law colleges across the country.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Virat faces mutiny in the ranks; Ashwin leads the revolt?
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) For quite some time Virat Kohli's captaincy has been the subject of much speculation among cricket fans across the country. He may have shut out the rumours after announcing, citing workload burdens, his resignation as Indias T20 captain. But now it seems there's more to his resignation than Virat would have us believe.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'UNESCO should expel Afghanistan, Pakistan from its body'
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) UNESCO should expel not only Afghanistan but also Pakistan from its body. Neither should be eligible for UNESCO aid. The same holds true for China. That all three are currently on UNESCO's executive board is a mockery, writes Michael Rubin.
2021-09-26
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Google Pixel 6, Pixel 6 Pro camera details revealed ahead of launch
San Francisco, Sep 26 (IANS) Google is planning to launch its Pixel 6 as well as Pixel 6 Pro smartphones in October, and now a new report has claimed that both will share the same main, ultrawide camera.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
'83' star Sahil Khattar wants to grow by leaps and bounds
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actor Sahil Khattar is all set for his next release and he recently took to social media to share his excitement about his upcoming biographical sports film '83'.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BLA claims responsibility of bomb attack that killed 4 Pak soldiers
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Baloch Liberation Army has claimed responsibility for the bomb attack which killed four Pakistan security personnel in Balochistan.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Shahid Kapoor's 'Jersey' to release on Dec 31
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor announced the release date of his much awaited film 'Jersey' through Instagram on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Grand welcome to PM Modi at airport on return from US
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi received a grand welcome from BJP leaders and workers at Delhi airport on his return from an official visit of the United States of America (USA), here on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Skilling the youth of northeast India for employment
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Skill Development has been imparting various kinds of training to the youth of the northeast region of the country. This training has been designed as per the requirement of the region.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Education
Smartphone sensor data has potential to detect cannabis intoxication: Study
New York, Sep 26 (IANS) A smartphone sensor, much like what is used in GPS systems, might be a way to determine whether or not someone is intoxicated after consuming marijuana, a new study suggests.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United States,Technology,Health/Medicine
Childhood cancers 7.9% of all cancers in India 2012-19: ICMR report
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) A total of 7.9 per cent of all cancer cases between 2012-19 were found in children below 14 years, a report prepared by the Indian Council of Medical Research said.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Those who serve public have no fear of elections: North MCD Mayor
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Ahead of the civic body polls in the national Capital, North Delhi Municipal Corporation (North MCD) Mayor has slammed opposition parties like the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party, saying those who have lust for power are scared and they resort to telling lies during elections.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Going to Australia and winning back Ashes is opportunity of a lifetime: Vaughan
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Former England captain Michael Vaughan believes that going to Australia and winning back the Ashes is the opportunity of a lifetime for England. He also said if players prioritise the Ashes over the men's T20 World Cup, it will send a strong message about the importance of Test cricket.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
New Bengal BJP chief Sukanta Majumdar to be in Delhi on Monday, meet leaders
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) After taking the responsibility of the state BJP, Sukanta Majumdar is going to Delhi on Monday for the first time, where he will meet the party's top leaders.
2021-09-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Centre-states review situation in Left-wing extremism affected areas
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Centre on Sunday held a high-level meeting with the states affected by Left-wing extremism (LWE) to review the situation.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Gangrape and murder accused arrested from Bihar's Saran
Patna, Sep 26 (IANS) A person was arrested in connection with the gangrape and murder of a woman railway employee from Bihar's Saran district, an official said on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
4 inmates killed in Philippines jail break attempt
Manila, Sep 26 (IANS) Four inmates were killed in a shootout on Sunday after they tried to escape from a prison in the Philippines' Surigao del Sur province, jail authorities said.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Philippines,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Israeli troops kill 4 Hamas operatives in West Bank
Jerusalem, Sep 26 (IANS) Israel said on Sunday that its troops killed four armed Hamas operatives in the West Bank during an overnight raid.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Israel,Politics
6,500 people in UP learn to speak Sanskrit in 3 months
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) Committed to take Sanskrit language to the masses in Uttar Pradesh, the Yogi Adityanath government has taught simple Sanskrit to more than 6,500 people in three months.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Carcass of tiger found in Dudhwa reserve
Lakhimpur Kheri (UP), Sep 26 (IANS) The carcass of a tiger was found on Sunday in the Mailani range of the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Kim Jong-un's sister's remarks meaningful: Seoul
Seoul, Sep 26 (IANS) The South Korean Unification Ministry on Sunday described the remarks by Kim Yo-jong, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's sister, about the possibility of holding "constructive" discussions on inter-Korean issues as "meaningful".
2021-09-26
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Aamir Khan's 'Laal Singh Chaddha' release pushed to February 2022
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) The release date of Aamir Khan's 'Laal Singh Chaddha' has been pushed back once again due to delays amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
No reason for Aus to remain closed if 80% adults fully vaccinated: PM
Canberra, Sep 26 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sunday told state and territory leaders that they owe it to the citizens to reopen domestic borders by Christmas.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Sanjay Leela Bhansali on the inception of his debut web series 'Heeramandi'
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) As Sanjay Leela Bhansali's upcoming magnum opus 'Heeramandi', his first-ever web series, is soon to be released, the ace director shares his inspiration for making the show.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Realme GT Neo 2 to launch in India next month
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) After unveiling in China, global smartphone brand realme is all set to introduce its latest smartphone, the GT NEO 2, next month in India.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Keerthy Suresh hints at her mother being a part of 'Bhramam'
Kochi, Sep 26 (IANS) Actress Keerthy Suresh piqued the interest of her fans for the upcoming Malayalam film 'Bhramam' with her Instagram post on Saturday.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Reyhnaa Pandit: I got insecure during the pandemic, learnt to face my fears
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Television actress Reyhnaa Pandit has got candid on the insecurity she faced during the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
KKR elect to bat first against CSK
Abu Dhabi, Sep 26 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to bat first against Chennai Super Kings in their IPL 2021 match here on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
OPPO A55 4G with 50MP main camera to launch in India on Oct 1: Report
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) OPPO is planning to launch a new A-series smartphone in India on October 1 via Amazon.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Dhruv Verma shares his excitement on working with Sanjay Dutt in 'The Good Maharaja'
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actor Dhruv Verma, who is making his debut in Bollywood with the Indo-Polish production 'No Means No', is excited to work with Sanjay Dutt in the film 'The Good Maharaja'.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Amazon's 'Great Indian Festival' to begin from Oct 3
Bengaluru, Sep 26 (IANS) Continuing with its commitment to support Small Medium Businesses (SMBs), Amazon India on Sunday announced that it is all set to begin its 'Great Indian Festival' (GIF) 2021 from October 3.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
6 killed in Houthi attack in Yemen
Sanaa, Sep 26 (IANS) At least six people were killed and more than 20 others injured when crowds celebrating a public holiday in the northwestern Yemeni province of Hajjah were hit by a ballistic missile launched by Houthi rebels, a government official said on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
India finish ODI series on a high, snatch 2-wicket win vs Australia
Mackay, Sep 26 (IANS) India finished the ODI leg of the multi-format series on a high with a brilliant two-wicket win -- fashioned by a collective team effort -- which ended Australia's unbeaten ODI streak of 26 matches on Sunday. However, Australia won the ODI series 2-1, with the multi-format series' scoreline reading 4-2.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Priyanka Chopra's Global Citizen Live look makes her trend
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas took the internet by storm on Saturday when she hosted the Global Citizen Live concert in Paris. Her dress, with an Earth theme got a fantastic response from fans, which made her trend on Twitter.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Heinz launches gadget to squeeze the most out of a sauce packet
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Heinz has just rolled out a new product that the condiment company says is the "biggest innovation in sauce since the packet itself."
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
UP gets Centre's nod to set up Medical Devices Park
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) In a major shot in the arm for Uttar Pradesh government, the Centre has approved, in principle, the proposal for setting up a sprawling Medical Devices Park in Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) area.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
SCR cancels 12 trains in view of cyclonic storm 'Gulab'
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) The South Central Railway (SCR) has cancelled 12 trains and short terminated, diverted or rescheduled few other trains in view of cyclonic storm 'Gulab' which is set to cross Andhra-Odisha coast on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Priyanka to be in Lucknow from Monday to take stock of poll preps
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Congress General Secretary In charge of Uttar Pradesh, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will be in Lucknow for a week from Monday evening to take stock of poll preparations in the state.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
With expiry week ahead, trade cautiously (Opinion)
In the week gone by, markets were volatile and had huge intraday movement as well. They did close at new lifetime highs on intraday and closing basis. However, there were plenty of ups and downs which accompanied this rise as well.
2021-09-26
Category: India, New Delhi,Business/Economy,Opinion/Commentary
NZ cricketers had no role to play in Pak tour cancellation: Gary Stead
Auckland, Sep 26 (IANS) New Zealand cricket coach Gary Stead stated on Sunday that the decision to abandon the limited-overs tour of Pakistan hours before the start of the first One-day International in Rawalpindi on September 17 had got nothing to do with the players.
2021-09-26
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
S.Korea to begin booster shots in near future: PM
Seoul, Sep 26 (IANS) South Korea will begin administering booster Covid-19 shots for high-risk people, including those aged 60 and older, and medical workers, in the near future, Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum said here on Sunday, amid a surge in new cases following a national holiday.
2021-09-26
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
TDP blames Jagan for 'deepening crisis' in agriculture
Amaravati, Sep 26 (IANS) Former minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader Yanamala Ramakrishnudu on Sunday held the Jagan Mohan Reddy government's 'anti-farmer' policies responsible for the deepening crisis in the agriculture sector in the state.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Telangana pays tributes to Chakali Ailamma
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Rich tributes were paid to Chakali Ailamma, an icon of Telangana armed struggle, on the occasion of her 126th birth anniversary, on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Cinema/Showbiz
3 dead in US passenger train derailment
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) A passenger train with over 100 people on board derailed in the US state of Montana, killing at least three people and injuring multiple others, local media reported.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United States,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Quad readier more than ever to take on the Axis-of-Evil
The 76th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) marks the beginning of a new era in South and Pacific Asian region. The meeting between the heads of state of the Quad nations held on September 24 at the White House marked a major shift in balance of power in the aforementioned regions. India, the US, Australia and Japan are now firmly placed on the world stage to take on Chinese economic and territorial hegemonic expansion as well as Pakistans attempts to export terrorist jihad in the region.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Asia,Pakistan,International
Service given by corporate offices to their branches taxable
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) In what may pose challenge to companies having wider spread of employees and branches all across the country, an authority for advance ruling (AAR) had said that managerial and leadership services by a corporate office to its group companies and other construction sites registered in different states is considered as supply of service and would be taxable under GST.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Haryana to conduct mushroom survey in Kalesar sanctuary
Chandigarh, Sep 26 (IANS) To explore the biodiversity, Haryana's first mushroom survey will be conducted on September 30, in Kalesar National Park and Wildlife Sanctuary in Yamunanagar district, it was announced on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Technology
Gulab: Edu institutes to remain shut in 11 dists of Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Sep 26 (IANS) In view of cyclonic storm 'Gulab' which is likely to make landfall on Sunday evening, the Odisha government has announced closing down of schools and other educational institutions in 11 districts of the state on Monday.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Pak ISI becomes source of emulation for Iran's intelligence
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) For Pakistan, the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) cancer has been poison. While the ISI is convinced it can control and channel the forces it shaped, tens of thousands of Pakistanis have already died for the intelligence agencys mistakes.
2021-09-26
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Yogi Adityanath to induct new ministers today
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) The much-awaited cabinet expansion of the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh will take place at 5.30 p.m. on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Israeli PM to meet Gulf Ministers in NY
Tel Aviv, Sep 26 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has announced that he will hold his first meetings with senior Gulf Ministers in New York.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Putin nominates Speaker of State Duma's new convocation
Moscow, Sep 26 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has nominated Vyacheslav Volodin, chairman of lower house of Parliament, for the speaker of the new convocation of the State Duma, TASS news agency reported.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Stimac names 23-member squad for SAFF Championship in Maldives
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Indian men's national team coach Igor Stimac has named a list of 23 players for the forthcoming SAFF Championship which kicks off in the Maldives from October 1. The final of the championship is slated for October 16.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
'Bunty Aur Babli 2', 'Prithviraj', 'Jayeshbhai Jordaar', 'Shamshera' release dates out
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Yash Raj Films (YRF) on Sunday announced the theatrical release dates of its four upcoming films - 'Bunty Aur Babli 2', 'Prithviraj', 'Jayeshbhai Jordaar' and 'Shamshera'.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Malay PM stresses importance of peaceful coexistence, multilateralism
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 26 (IANS) In his speech to the UN General Assembly, Malaysian Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob stressed the importance of peaceful coexistence and multilateralism.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Malaysia,Politics
If I become a mom in real life, I'll be just like 'Koel': Simple Kaul
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actress Simple Kaul, who is known for her role of 'Gulabo' in 'Taarak Mehta Ka Oolta Chashmah', is currently seen as 'Koel' in 'Ziddi Dil Maane Na'. The actress opens up about her on-screen personality. Moreover, she also wants to be like 'Koel' in her real life.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Romanian PM elected ruling party head
Bucharest, Sep 26 (IANS) Romanian Prime Minister Florin Citu was elected as Chairman of the main ruling National Liberal Party (PNL) at the party congress.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Romania,Politics
Camila Cabello welcomes Shawn Mendes to Global Citizen Fest with PDA on stage
New York, Sep 26 (IANS) Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes shared the stage with some PDA at this year's Global Citizen Festival, reports Billboard.com.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
After another defeat, SRH mulling bringing in Jason Roy
Sharjah, Sep 26 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) head coach Trevor Bayliss has said that England batsman Jason Roy could be in the playing XI in the next match against Rajasthan Royals on Monday after the team suffered its eighth defeat in IPL 2021 -- this time against Punjab Kings by five runs on Saturday -- to lose any hope of qualifying for the play-offs.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
15km-long cycle track to be built in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 26 (IANS) The Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) will construct a 15 km-long cycle track from the IFFCO Chowk to Golf Course Extension Road, costing about Rs 12.88 crore.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Stenzin Tankong's Ladakhi short film 'Sekool' throws light on nomadic tribes
Leh, Sep 26 (IANS) Director, writer and editor Stenzin Tankong says his short film 'Sekool' reflects the needs of every human being that remains the same despite all the diversities. He was talking about this Ladakhi short film that is being screened at the Himalayan Film Festival in Ladakh.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
Modi praises Odisha's Patayat Sahu for creating medicinal plant garden
Bhubaneswar, Sep 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has praised Patayat Sahu of Odisha's Kalahandi district for creating a garden of medicinal plants in his land.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Terrorist involved in killing of Kashmir BJP leader slain in gunfight
Srinagar, Sep 26 (IANS) The terrorist, who was involved in the killing of BJP leader Waseem Bari, was killed in a gunfight between the terrorists and security forces in the Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, officials said.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Terrorism
Iceland votes in parliamentary election
Reykjavík, Sep 26 (IANS) Voters in Iceland have cast their ballots in the country's parliamentary polls, with healthcare and climate change the main topics of concern.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Iceland,Politics
Post knee surgery, Federer hoping to return at 'some point next year'
Boston, Sep 26 (IANS) Swiss tennis ace Roger Federer, who is recovering from a right-knee surgery he underwent last month, said on Sunday that it was a difficult process to decide whether to undergo a third right-knee surgery after having two last year. But following Wimbledon, where he was "really unhappy" with his performance in reaching the quarterfinals, Federer opted to go through with it.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
India needs 4-5 more SBI sized banks: FM
Mumbai, Sept. Sep 26 (IANS) India needs a lot more banks and a lot more large sized ones to meet the growing needs of the country needs in the path of making a smart recovery post pandemic disruptions, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Indian naval ships, aircraft on standby for Cyclonic Storm 'Gulab'
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) As the cyclonic storm 'Gulab' formed in the Bay of Bengal is expected to make landfall between north Andhra Pradesh and south Odisha coast by late Sunday evening, the Eastern Naval Command and Naval Officers-in-Charge Odisha area have carried out preparatory activities to combat the possible effects.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Environment/Wildlife
113 leaders, members of Tunisia's Islamist party resign
Tunis, Sep 26 (IANS) A total of 113 leaders and members of Tunisia's Islamist party Ennahdha (Renaissance) have announced their collective resignation due to "lack of reforms", the national Tunis Afrique Presse (TAP) reported.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Tunisia,Politics
Huge cache of weapons seized under 'Operation Disarm' by TN Police
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) The special police team constituted by Tamil Nadu Director General of Police C. Sylendra Babu, named 'Operation Disarm', has seized more than 900 weapons, including three firearms.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
4 Pakistani security personnel killed in blast
Islamabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Four security personnel were killed and two others injured in a blast in Pakistan's Balochistan province, police said.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Houthis advance in Yemen's oil-rich Marib province
Sanaa, Sep 26 (IANS) Yemen's Houthi militia have captured new areas in the oil-rich province of Marib after fierce battles with government troops, a military source said.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
New potential factor contributing to severity of Covid identified
London, Sep 26 (IANS) A team of researchers has identified a protein that may critically contribute to severe forms of Covid-19.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
T'gana govt urged to delete 'Islamophobic' content from school textbook
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) The Students Islamic Organisation of India (SIO) has demanded that the Telangana government should immediately delete 'Islamophobic' content in Class 8 school textbook.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Bars open in Kerala, dine-in allowed in restaurants
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 26 (IANS) Following a green light by the state government, bars in Kerala opened on Sunday, while restaurants were also allowed to begin dine-in services which were suspended since the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Kerala,National
Tough batting track, but guys batted really well: DC's Nortje
Abu Dhabi, Sep 26 (IANS) Delhi Capitals' South African fast bowler Anrich Nortje, who had figures of 2/18 against Rajasthan Royals on Saturday, said that though it was a "difficult wicket" to bat on, the players really hunkered down and made 150-odd runs, which turned out to be a match-winning total.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Delhi Police to hold high-level security meet with north states, UTs to tackle organised crime
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) In a bid to tackle the rising menace of organised crime in the national capital, the Delhi Police is going to have a meeting with security agencies of union territories (UTs) and various states of the northern region in October, a senior police official said here on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
8 terrorists arrested in Pak's Punjab province
Islamabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Eight terrorists were arrested in separate intelligence-based operations in Pakistan's Punjab province, the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) of the police has confirmed.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Germans start voting for new Parliament marking end of Merkel era
Berlin, Sep 26 (IANS) German voters went to the polls on Sunday to elect a new Bundestag, or the federal Parliament, which will form a new government for the next four years and usher in the post-Angela Merkel era.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Germany,Politics
2 terrorists killed in J&K's Bandipora gunfight
Srinagar, Sep 26 (IANS) Two terrorists were killed in a gunfight between the terrorists and security forces at Watnira area in Bandipora district of Kashmir on Sunday, officials said.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Punjab Kings made the right choice by picking Bishnoi: Mark Butcher
Sharjah, Sep 26 (IANS) Former England batsman Mark Butcher said on Sunday that Punjab Kings had made the right choice by playing young leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi in the match against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Saturday, adding that not only is the bowler quicker and flatter through the air but also bring the ball into the right-handers a bit more.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
First teaser of Kanye West documentary 'Jeen-Yuhs' released
New York, Sep 26 (IANS) The first teaser for 'Jeen-Yuhs', an intimate portrait of global superstar Kanye West, has been released by Netflix, reports Variety.com.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Hamas denies allegation of having assets, investments in Sudan
Gaza, Sep 26 (IANS) The Islamic Hamas Movement denied an allegation that it has assets or investments in Sudan that were recently seized, according to a spokesman in Gaza.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics
'Bridgerton' Season 2 first look introduces new character Kate Sharma
New York, Sep 26 (IANS) 'Bridgerton' fans may not have Regé-Jean Page (aka Simon, the Duke of Hastings) to drool over, but Netflix is promising that they'll be swept off their feet in Season 2, this time, by a romance between Anthony Bridgerton (Jonathan Bailey) and Kate Sharma (Simone Ashley), reports Variety.com.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
5,000 youth writing on contribution of unsung heroes: Modi in 'Mann Ki Baat'
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat' on Sunday said that about 5,000 amateur young writers were working on the contribution of unsung heroes and urged citizens to contribute in the work.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
US maintains sanctions pressure on Taliban, restrictions to finances
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The US administration said it has maintained sanctions pressure on the Taliban and its leaders, as well as the significant restrictions on their access to the international financial system.
2021-09-26
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Sikandar Kher wants to work with Vasal Bala again
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Actor Sikandar Kher who is playing a pivotal part in the upcoming Vasan Bala directorial 'Monica, O My Darling', says the eye for detailing Vasan has is very interesting and he wishes to work with the filmmaker more often.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Tesla's 'Full Self Driving' request button goes live
San Francisco, Sep 26 (IANS) Electric vehicle Tesla users who wish to take part in the company's Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta programme could now formally request the advanced driver-assist system to be loaded into their vehicle.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Akriti Kakkar and her team craved for energy of live stage
Mumbai, Sep 26 (IANS) Singer Akriti Kakkar is glad that live music shows are back in business. While the time was tough for everyone during the pandemic, the singer reveals she and the team managed to pull through.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
AICC General Secy Tariq Anwar to meet ex-KPCC Prez Sudheeran
Thiruvananthapuam, Sep 26 (IANS) General Secretary of the All India Congress Committee (AICC), Tariq Anwar has arrived in Thiruvananthapuram to meet former Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee President (KPCC), V.M. Sudheeran, who resigned from the powerful Political Affairs Committee(PAC).
2021-09-26
Category: India, Kerala,National
Hot on OTT: Coming up this week (Sep 26 - Oct 2)
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Here's a look at highlight films, shows, and series that are scheduled to drop in the digital space this week.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
AICF to finalise bidders for chess league, super GMs not to be auctioned for less than Rs.30 lakh
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) Signing a sponsorship agreement with a multi-national company (MNC) for national chess tournaments, finalising the bidders for the Indian Chess League, popularising the sport at the grassroots and setting up a national chess academy are some of the things that are there on the All India Chess Federation's (AICF) plate, said a senior official.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Govt may extend demand Fame II incentive scheme for purchase of personal EV cars, e-bicycles
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) In what may come as a boon for people aspiring to ride on their own electric vehicles, the government is looking to extend the provisions of its subsidy scheme FAME II to the buyers of passenger cars meant for personal use.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Thousands of BJP workers to welcome Modi at airport on return from US
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Thousands of BJP workers in the national capital on Sunday gathered at the Palam Airport technical area to give a grand welcome to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his return after a successful visit to the US.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cricket Australia's proposal on Ashes tour conditions boosts ECB's morale
London, Sep 26 (IANS) There is renewed confidence in the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) that they will be able to field a strong team for the Ashes series, scheduled to begin in Australia in December this year, with Cricket Australia (CA) sharing details pertaining to tour conditions, which sources say is "better" than what the players were fearing.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Hosted travel is key across generations and demographic groups
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANSlife) Unique and more flexible stays are increasingly sought after, hosted travel sees a boost across demographics -- the rise of millennial and senior hosts and sustainable and restorative travel emerge as key travel trends in India as per Airbnb. In celebration of World tourism Day, the travel platform rounds up what Indian travellers are seeking the most.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Iraq rejects calls for normalising ties with Israel
Baghdad, Sep 26 (IANS) The Iraqi government has declared its rejection of local calls for normalisation of relations with Israel as such a move is "prohibited by the Iraqi laws".
2021-09-26
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Choose the right perfume or cologne
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANSlife) Selecting a perfume for oneself or as a gift might sometimes be overwhelming. The different notes, types of perfumes, sizes, variations can be a tedious task at times.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Coastal Andhra on alert as cyclone 'Gulab' set to make landfall
Visakhapatnam, Sep 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's coastal districts were on alert on Sunday as cyclonic storm 'Gulab' in Bay of Bengal is likely to cross north Andhra Pradesh-south Odisha coasts.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
India's participation in Tashkent International Film Festival 2021
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANSlife) Multiple stars from the Hindi film industry have confirmed their participation at the 13th Tashkent International Film Festival which is being held under the aegis of the President of Uzbekistan from September 28 to October 3, 2021.The participation of Indian movies and stars has been facilitated by fashion designer and Cultural and Tourism Ambassador for Uzbekistan in India, Ritu Beri.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Captain Amarinder Singh 'fauji' at heart!
Chandigarh, Sep 26 (IANS) The scion of the erstwhile Patiala royal family is a 'fauji' at heart, literally.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
New in lifestyle
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANSlife) Your monthly round up of the latest lifestyle launches, from luxury indulgences to artisanal creations, here's what you can look forward to :
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Coaching student stabbed to death in Bihar's Sitamarhi
Patna, Sep 26 (IANS) An 18-year-old student of a coaching institute was stabbed to death in Bihar's Sitamarhi district, police said.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Xiaomi Civi to come with Snapdragon 778G SoC: Report
Beijing, Sep 26 (IANS) Xiaomi is gearing up to launch its Civi smartphone on Monday in China and now the smartphone maker has shared teasers revealing the chipset as well as the battery capacity of the phone.
2021-09-26
Category: International, China,Technology
India's largest contemporary art auction
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) India's largest contemporary art auction titled 'Present Future' will feature 120 works by 87 leading contemporary artists. Scheduled to take place on September 28-29, 2021, the AstaGuru auction includes impressive works by artists such Bharti Kher, Atul Dodiya, Thukral & Tagra, Anju Dodiya, Jitish Kallat, Mrinalini Mukherjee, Ravinder Reddy, L N Tallur, Rana Begum, Shahabuddin Ahmed, and many more.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Pramod Tiwari denies hand in attack on BJP MP
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Former Congress MP Pramod Tiwari has rejected the allegation that he was behind the attack on Pratapgarh BJP MP Sangam Lal Gupta.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Is donkey milk good for your skin?
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANSlife) Cleopatra, was regarded as a great beauty, to preserve her skin, she took her daily bath in donkey milk. Besides, Hippocrates, the father of medicine, prescribed donkey milk for various diseases including fever, wounds, etc. To add to these benefits, donkey milk has four times the amount of Vitamin C than cow's milk has. So, it's no secret that donkey milk is a powerhouse of nutrients for both the skin and body.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Covid projected to cost Philippines over $730bn in next 10-40 yrs
Manila, Sep 26 (IANS) The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) of the Philippines said that the long-run cost of the Covid-19 pandemic to the country would reach 37 trillion pesos ($730 billion) in the next 10 to 40 years.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Philippines,Politics
Ex-S.Korean PM wins ruling party's presidential primary
Seoul, Sep 26 (IANS) Former South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon has won a key battleground region to claim his first electoral victory in the ruling Democratic Party (DP)'s primary for the 2022 presidential election.
2021-09-26
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Mandhana, Deepti signed up by WBBL champions Sydney Thunder
Mackay (Australia), Sep 26 (IANS) Defending Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) champions Sydney Thunder on Sunday signed up India batter Smriti Mandhana and leading all-rounder Deepti Sharma as they look to start their title defence next month.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
7 dead, 9 injured in Mogadishu suicide bombing
Mogadishu, Sep 26 (IANS) Seven people were killed and nine others injured in a suicide bombings at the El-Gab junction near the Presidential Palace in Mogadishu, the police in the Somalian capital said.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Somalia,Politics,Terrorism
Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite is decent, affordable tablet
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) With the rise of work from home culture or online classes, tablets are back in action again. Keeping that in mind, Samsung has recently unveiled a new tab -- Galaxy Tab A7 Lite -- for Indian users.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
'Give wings to your dreams', IAF air show in Srinagar on Sunday
Srinagar, Sep 26 (IANS) After 14 years, the Indian Air Force (IAF) will hold an air show on Sunday over the Dal Lake in Srinagar city.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Man feared washed away as heavy rains pound Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) A man was feared to have been washed away in Hyderabad on Saturday night following heavy rains that inundated low-lying areas.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Narendra Giri's fraud complaint to be included in CBI probe
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 26 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing the death of Mahant Narendra Giri, has decided to include a cyber fraud complaint lodged by the seer, in its investigations.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Defending a small total spurred me to give off my best: Bishnoi
Sharjah, Sep 26 (IANS) Punjab Kings' hero Ravi Bishnoi said that defending a small total spurred him to give off his best, which helped his side defeat Sunrisers Hyderabad by five runs in a crucial Indian Premier League game here.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Mahant Narendra Giri's successor to be named in October
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 26 (IANS) A meeting of the Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad (ABAP), the apex decision-making body of the 13 recognised Hindu monastic orders of the country, is likely to be held in the first week of October to decide the successor of Mahant Narendra Giri, the ABAP chief, who ended his life, allegedly by suicide, on September 20.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
TN fishermen's association to protest over attacks by Sri Lankans
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) After three Indian fishermen from Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu were grievously injured in an attack allegedly by miscreants from Sri Lanka, the fishermen associations here are planning protest marches across the state.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cyclonic Storm 'Gulab' to cross coast on Sunday midnight
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Cyclonic Storm 'Gulab' lay centred over the west-central Bay of Bengal, about 270 km east-southeast of Gopalpur in Odisha and 330 km east of Kalingapatnam in Andhra Pradesh as of early Sunday morning, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Mettupalayam in Coimbatore tense after attack on Hindu Munnani leader
Chennai, Sep 26 (IANS) Mettupalayam in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore district is tense after a Hindu Munnani leader was attacked by two bike-borne assailants. Hindu Munnani has called for a protest march at the area on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP woman thrashed for talking to stranger
Rampur (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 26 (IANS) A 35-year-old woman was allegedly tied to a tree and beaten up by her in-laws for talking to a stranger.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Afghanistan's Taliban govt welcomes US allowing assistance
Kabul, Sep 26 (IANS) The newly-formed Taliban administration in Afghanistan has welcomed the US' recent move to allow the flow of humanitarian assistance to the country, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
India logs 28,326 fresh cases, over 85 Cr vaccinated
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) India reported a total of 28,336 fresh Covid cases and 260 deaths in the last 24 hours, even as over 85 crore people have been vaccinated, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Kim Jong-un's sister holds out prospect of war-end declaration
Seoul, Sep 26 (IANS) North Korea could declare a formal end to the Korean War as suggested by South Korea and even discuss holding an inter-Korean summit if Seoul treats Pyongyang with "impartiality" and mutual respect, said Kim Yo-jong, the sister of leader Kim Jong-un.
2021-09-26
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
iPhone 13 Pro teardown reveals larger 3,095mAh battery
San Francisco, Sep 26 (IANS) Apple introduced iPhone 13 Pro as well as iPhone 13 Pro Max with A15 Bionic running in both models featuring a 5-core GPU and now a teardown video has revealed that the iPhone 13 Pro comes with a battery that's exactly 3,095mAh in size.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Batters lacking confidence, making lots of mistakes: SRH coach Bayliss
Sharjah, Sep 26 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad head coach Trevor Bayliss conceded that his players were lacking confidence after his side lost to Punjab Kings by five runs in a in a low-scoring match here.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
UP man kills daughter to frame rivals
Jhansi (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 26 (IANS) A man has confessed to have killed his minor daughter only to frame his rivals.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Prashant Kishor enrolls himself as voter from Mamata's Bhabanipur constituency
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) In an interesting development, the poll strategist Prashant Kishor, who helped Trinamool Congress to win in the recent Assembly polls, has registered himself as a voter of the Bhabanipur Assembly constituency. The election commission website claims that Kishor has registered himself in the period between January and April fuelling the speculation that he might join the party.
2021-09-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
S.Korean PM says no change in plan for phased recovery
Seoul, Sep 26 (IANS) South Korea will still be able to carry out its plan for a phased recovery to normal life, starting in late October, Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum said on Sunday, despite the recent surge in new coronavirus cases.
2021-09-26
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Partly cloudy morning in Delhi, rain expected
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Delhi woke up to a partly cloudy Sunday with the weather department forecasting fine chances of a drizzle in the adjoining areas of the national capital.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Diesel price rise again, petrol stable amid volatility in global oil markets
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Auto fuel prices in the country have maintained stability amid volatility in global oil prices, but the oil marketing companies on Sunday increased the pump price of diesel marginally while maintaining stability in petrol prices.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Man City get revenge over Chelsea, Villa end Man United jinx
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Manchester City gained a modicum of revenge for their defeat to Chelsea in last season's Champions League final when they won 1-0 at Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
N.Korea slams Japanese PM over UNGA speech
Seoul, Sep 26 (IANS) A North Korean researcher on Sunday slammed Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga for his recent address to the UN General Assembly (UNGA), stressing Pyongyang would not associate with whoever his successor will be if Tokyo's "hostile policy" towards it continues.
2021-09-26
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
UP teacher beaten to death, students' role suspected
Jalaun (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 26 (IANS) A mathematics teacher was beaten to death by some unidentified assailants in the Rajendra Nagar locality in Jalaun district, and his students are said to be the suspects in the initial probe, said police.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Crime against women in matrilineal Meghalaya: Who'll bell the cat? (Opinion)
Like Economics, Sociology too cannot be a durable truth. It requires constant attention, closer scrutiny and revision. Such a notion or rather the conviction is reflected in the case of crimes against women. Which of the two worlds, a pro-feminist or matrilineal one or male-chauvinistic one suits women better?
2021-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Opinion/Commentary
UP: Widow gang-raped, police arrests 2
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 26 (IANS) A widow was allegedly gang-raped by her brother-in-law and his aide at a hotel located on the Halsi Road area in the city.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Book on biography of Indian hockey players released
Chandigarh, Sep 26 (IANS) A book, 'Tokyo Olympics De Saade Hockey Khidari', based on a brief biography of bronze medal winning players of the Indian hockey team at the Tokyo Olympics was released here.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Hockey
Cambodian PM says Covid hits almost half of Buddhist pagodas in capital
Phnom Penh, Sep 26 (IANS) Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said that fresh Covid-19 outbreaks have hit almost half of the Buddhist pagodas in the capital city of Phnom Penh.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Cambodia,Politics
Gunfight breaks out in J&K's Bandipora
Srinagar, Sep 26 (IANS) A gunfight started between the terrorists and security forces at Watnira in Bandipora district of Kashmir on Sunday morning, officials said.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Needed someone to stay with Samson and build a partnership: Sangakkara
Abu Dhabi, Sep 26 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals director of cricket Kumar Sangakkara rued the fact that there was no one in the side to build a partnership with skipper Sanju Samson, which would have helped the side beat Delhi Capitals in a low-scoring match here on Saturday.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Varanasi, Mirzapur to be connected with cruise service
Varanasi, Sep 26 (IANS) The boat service between Varanasi and Chunar in Mirzapur, will soon be extended to Vindhyachal, after the Kashi Vishwanath Corridor is completed and inaugurated, possibly in November.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
KTR's defamation suit a strong message to T'gana opposition
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) By filing defamation suit against Telangana State Congress chief A. Revanth Reddy for linking him to the drugs scandal, Telangana's cabinet minister K. T. Rama Rao has sent a clear message to the opposition leaders for their continued diatribe.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Honda to use Google's Android Automotive OS in its cars from 2022
San Francisco, Sep 26 (IANS) Automobile major Honda has announced it will integrate Google's Android Automotive OS into an all-new model that will be launched in the second half of 2022.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Yogi to address Kisan Sammelan in Lucknow
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) In a massive farmer outreach exercise, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will on Sunday address around 25,000 farmers at a Kisan Sammelan in Lucknow.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
India calls upon the democratic world to come to grips with 'radicalisation' (Column Spy's Eye)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi could not have used a better occasion than the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit hosted by Tajikistan on Sep 17 to present to the world, upfront, India's assessment of the threat of Islamic extremism and radicalisation emanating from the developments in Afghanistan that had culminated in the installation of the Taliban Emirate at Kabul a second time.
2021-09-26
Category: India, New Delhi,National
The Hocus Pocus about Quad and AUKUS (Comment)
Robert Blackwill, US ambassador at the time of anti-terror fireworks over Afghanistan, had established a tradition of seating guests at lunch around a circular table, where he grandly held forth, initiating a discussion. "Imagine I am Henry Kissinger" would be one of his opening gambits. An idea was tossed up. A discussion followed. The one who spoke the most, ate the least, because all plates were removed in one swoop.
2021-09-26
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Astro Zindagi (Weekly Horoscope)
Here is a guide to the week ahead for you. This is your forecast for September 27-October 3
2021-09-26
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Zee End! Sony merger in the works (Column: B-Town)
There comes the official news of Zee TV network's merger with Sony TV and the news invokes a sense of melancholy. When India liberalised its policies in 1991, changes started taking place in all fields and one of them was the media. It marked the entry of privately owned television channels in India.
2021-09-26
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Unnerved by Bhim Army, BSP reaches out to youth
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) Apparently unnerved by the growing popularity of the Bhim Army among the Dalit youth, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has now decided to give maximum number of tickets to the youth in the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Punjab done, now all eyes on Rahul's visit to Chhattisgarh
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Amid talks of rotational chief minister in Chhattisgarh, the visit of Rahul Gandhi will decide the future of the Congress politics in the state as of now there is suspense in both the camps -- one lead by Chief Minister Baghel and the other lead by state Health Minister T.S. Singhdeo.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Samsung reinforcing supply chain in Asia to expand production
Seoul, Sep 26 (IANS) Samsung Electronics is reinforcing its supply chain in Asia to meet increased demand of its products amid the pandemic, industry insiders said, as the South Korean tech giant eyes to build more plants and expand its workforce.
2021-09-26
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Raj govt fails to give security & jobs to women, confirm official stats
Jaipur, Sep 26 (IANS) Is the Rajasthan government unable to give women security and jobs?
2021-09-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Himachal's climate-resilient agriculture attracts foreigners
Shimla, Sep 26 (IANS) The low cost climate-resilient agriculture -- a type of farming involving eco-friendly processes in the face of climate change with the optimum use of cow dung and cow urine to make the degraded soil nutrients healthy again -- is not only gaining ground in the mountainous state of Himachal Pradesh but also attracting researchers.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
BJP will be a force to be reckoned with in Punjab: Arun Singh (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will form governments in four states and improve its performance in Punjab, says Arun Singh, the National General Secretary of party.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
Once dominated by China and Vietnam, Tripura readying to rule India's agarbatti industry
Agartala, Sep 26 (IANS) Tripura is making all out efforts to recover its lost glory and dominate Indias agarbatti industry as the sector until recently was controlled by Vietnam and China.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Tripura,National,Human Interest/Society
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 231.4 mn
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 231.4 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.74 million and vaccinations soared to over 6.07 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Kolkata SIM boxes seizure ignites fears about major international crime
Kolkata, Sep 26 (IANS) The Kolkata Special Task Force arrested three persons, including one Bangladeshi national identified as Mamun, from the airport area on September 2 and recovered at least 23 SIM boxes, with a capacity to store 256 SIM slots from different locations, 400 preactivated SIM cards, WiFi modems of different service providers, laptops and other communication equipment from them.
2021-09-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Infiltration bid foiled, 3 army soldiers injured in Uri LoC
Srinagar, Sep 26 (IANS) Three army soldiers were injured when the alert troops foiled an infiltration bid by terrorists from across the line of control (LoC) in Uri sector, sources said.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Ex-Cong MP, CLP leader booked after clashes with BJP MP
Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 26 (IANS) Former Congress MP Pramod Tiwari, Congress legislature party leader Aradhana Mishra and 48 others have been booked under Section 307 (attempt to murder), 146 (rioting) and 336 (act endangering life or personal safety of others) at the Lalganj police station in Pratapgarh.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Corporate approach to identify 'untouchability' practice
Koppal, (Karnataka) Sep 26 (IANS) The Koppal district administration in Karnataka state has adopted corporate approach to tackle the menace of untouchability in the district. The district administration has hired a private agency to assess and report the practice of untouchability in villages of the district.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society
Chile reports lowest number of Covid patients in ICU since April 2020
Santiago, Sep 26 (IANS) Chile reported on Saturday that 394 Covid-19 patients are currently hospitalised in intensive care units, the lowest number since April 2020.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Iraq,Health/Medicine
US pushes on with Covid vax plan as booster shot approved
New York, Sep 26 (IANS) The US government keeps pushing through its vaccination plan with a booster shot finally approved this week, and financial support has been provided to toughen up some school districts that suffer from salary losses for defying local ban on mask mandates.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
'Afghan political process impossible without Taliban's cooperation'
Kabul, Sep 26 (IANS) It is impossible to achieve the political process in Afghanistan without the Taliban's cooperation, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Saturday told a press conference at the UN headquarters in New York.
2021-09-26
Category: International, Israel,Diplomacy,Politics
Fire breaks out at cardboard godown in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) A massive fire broke out at a cardboard godown in southwest Delhi area on Saturday night, officials said. No casualties, however, were reported.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi govt officials to verify documents for Covid assistance
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) To pace up the financial assistance scheme to the dependents of those who have lost their lives due to Covid-19, the Delhi government officials will visit the applicants' address to verify and collect the required documents.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
IPL 2021: Hope the TRP is up due to Punjab Kings, says KL Rahul
Sharjah, Sep 26 (IANS) Punjab Kings have finally finished on the right side of a close game as they defended a 125-run target against Sunrisers Hyderabad by five runs to notch up their fourth win of the 2021 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL). They have played plenty of thrillers last season and this time as well.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Jyothi loses final, wins silver in World Archery Championship (ld)
Yankton, Sep 26 (IANS) Another final in the World Archery Championships and another Indian had to settle for the silver medal as Jyothi Surekha Vennam lost to Sara Lopez of Colombia in the Compound Women Individual final here on Saturday. No Indian has ever won a gold medal in the World Championship, finishing second six times in the past.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
NSCN, Kuki militants held in Manipur with arms
Imphal, Sep 26 (IANS) The security forces on Saturday arrested four militants of a Kuki outfit and a top NSCN-IM cadre in Manipur and recovered arms and ammunition from their possession, officials said.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Manipur,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Young IFS Sneha Dubey wins Twitter twice, second time with silence
New York, Sep 26 (IANS) The first time 2011-batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer Sneha Dubey won the internet was due to the calmness with which she delivered on Friday India's right to rebuttal on the falsehoods attempted by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.
2021-09-26
Category: International, United States,National,Diplomacy
IPL 2021: We might consider changes for the next game, says Sanju Samson
Abu Dhabi, Sep 25 (IANS) Dejected with his team's 33-run defeat in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021, captain Sanju Samson has hinted at the 'changes in Rajasthan Royals playing XI for the next game'.
2021-09-25
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2021: Shami, Bishnoi help Punjab overcome Hyderabad in a low-scoring thriller (ld)
Sharjah, Sep 25 (IANS) Mohammed Shami (2/14) and Ravi Bishnoi (3/24) helped Punjab Kings overcome Sunrisers Hyderabad by five runs in a low-scoring thriller here on Saturday. With this win, Punjab are now at fifth place in the points table. With 126 successfully defended by Punjab, it is also the lowest score successfully defended in an IPL match in Sharjah.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Imran's speech at UNGA draws severe criticism
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran khans speech at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) drew the attention of a large number of Pakistanis, who feel that the UN platform should not just be used for sabre rattling with India and on security issues, but should also be used for issues critical to Pakistan, focusing on the countrys growth and progress.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United States,Politics,Terrorism
Assam CM claims PFI hand in eviction violence, demands ban on outfit
Guwahati, Sep 25 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Thursday claimed that the Popular Front of India (PFI) was involved in the violence in Darrang district during an eviction drive, stating that some people had collected Rs 28 lakh from the encroacher families assuring them that they would convince the government against eviction.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
IPL 2021: Shami and Bishnoi script narrow five-run win for Punjab
Sharjah, Sep 25 (IANS) Mohammed Shami and Ravi Bishnoi shared five wickets between themselves to script a narrow five-run win for Punjab Kings over Sunrisers Hyderabad in their IPL 2021 match in Sharjah on Saturday. Chasing 126, Hyderabad were restricted to 120/7 despite an unbeaten 47 by Jason Holder threatening to take the match away from Punjab.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
First int'l flight between Srinagar and Sharjah to start soon
Srinagar, Sep 25 (IANS) After detailed deliberations between J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha and Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya M. Scindia, a slew of announcements have been made to strengthen the aviation infrastructure in the Union Territory, officials said on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Jaishankar distills 12 big policy takeaways from Modi's UNGA speech
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) Minutes after Prime Minister Narendra Modi completed his 22-minute address to the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar tweeted 12 'big policy takeaways' from the PM's speech.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
India's Jyothi storms into the final in World Archery Championships
Yankton (USA), Sep 25 (IANS) India's Jyothi Surekha Vennam stormed into the final of the Compound Women Individual competition at the World Archery Championship, beating Mexico's Andrea Recerra in the semi-finals here on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Bengal govt gears up for rain-related eventualities
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) The West Bengal government is fully geared up to meet any eventuality caused by excessive rain forecast in the coming week, particularly in three districts, Kolkata, South 24 Parganas and East Midnapore, officials said.
2021-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Brother of Arjun Rampal's GF held again in drugs case: Official (Ld)
Panaji, Sep 25 (IANS) Agisilaos Demetriades, the brother of Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal's girlfriend, has been arrested for the third time in two years for possession of drugs, a Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) official said on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Abu Dhabi wicket is definitely slower than Dubai, variation was the key'
Abu Dhabi, Sep 25 (IANS) Delhi Capitals pacer Anrich Nortje on Saturday said the variation was the key on a track like Abu Dhabi which was a bit slower than Dubai.
2021-09-25
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
McLaren's Lando Norris takes pole for Russian GP; Hamilton 4th
Sochi, Sep 25 (IANS) McLaren's Lando Norris surprised everyone by taking a maiden pole position for the Russian Grand Prix, overcoming damp conditions at the Sochi Autodrom. Ferrari's Carlos Sainz and the Williams of George Russell comprised a surprise top three on a rainy Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Other Sports
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat to be in Barmer on Sunday
Jaipur, Sep 25 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat will visit Barmer on September 26 (Sunday) and meet Manganiyar singer Padma Shri Anwar Khan.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Centre approves capex projects worth over Rs 2,900 cr in 8 states
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Centre has approved capital projects worth Rs 2,903.80 crore in eight states.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
IPL 2021: Hyderabad's bowlers restrict Punjab to 125/7
Sharjah, Sep 25 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad made regular strikes with the ball as Punjab Kings could manage only a meagre 125/7 in 20 overs here on Saturday. On a pitch that aided slower deliveries, Hyderabad took full advantage of it and kept Punjab on a tight leash throughout the innings.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
India on track to achieve Paris Agreement's NDC limit: Minister
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) India is on track to achieve Paris Agreement's Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) limit of 40 per cent installed power capacity from non-fossil sources, and will be able to reduce the emissions intensity of its GDP by 33-35 per cent over 2005 levels by 2030, said Union Minister of State for New and Renewable Energy, Bhagwanth Khuba.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
2 new airport terminals to be established in J&K: Scindia
Srinagar, Sep 25 (IANS) Union Minister for Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia on Saturday said that two new airport terminals will be established in Jammu and Kashmir soon.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Fusion dissolves all barriers: Classical singer Nadeem Khan
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Believing that musicians should expose themselves to all forms of music, irrespective of language, techniques and borders, he feels that doing so ascertains a broader approach towards the art form and of course, wider knowledge.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
IPL 2021: Rajasthan captain Samson fined Rs 24 lakh for slow over-rate
Abu Dhabi, Sep 25 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson was fined Rs 24 lakh for his team's slow over-rate during its IPL 2021 match against Delhi Capitals on Saturday in the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium. In a low-scoring match, Rajasthan lost to Delhi by 33 runs.
2021-09-25
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
BJP to sell Article 370 removal, Ram Mandir, Triple Talaq this MCD polls
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) In Delhi MCD polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party will sell abrogation of Article 370, Ram Mandir and Triple Talaq law in 11,000 meetings planned to repeat its 2017 victory.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
China likely to send female astronaut to new space station
Beijing, Sep 25 (IANS) China is expected to send a woman astronaut for the upcoming Shenzhou 13 mission, media reports said.
2021-09-25
Category: International, China,Technology
Sania Mirza in doubles final at Ostrava Open
Ostrava (Czech Republic), Sep 25 (IANS) Sania Mirza and her Chinese partner Zhang Shuai stormed into the women's doubles final at the Ostrava Open WTA tennis championship, beating Japan's Eri Hozumi and Makoto Ninomiya in straight sets on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: International, Czech Republic,Sports,Tennis
Take steps to contain damage from impending cyclone in Odisha, AP: Cabinet Secy
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Saturday asked the central and state agencies of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh to take all preventive measures to minimize the damage from the cyclonic storm developing in the Bay of Bengal.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Four protests held outside UN as Modi spoke
United Nations, Sep 25 (IANS) Four separate sparsely-attended protests were held outside the UN on Saturday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the the United Nations General Assembly.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Cyclone Gulab takes shape, likely to make landfall on Sunday
Bhubaneswar, Sep 25 (IANS) Cyclonic storm 'Gulab' (pronounced as Gul-Aab) has formed over northwest and adjoining west-central Bay of Bengal, said India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday evening.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
'Regressive': Without naming Pak, Modi slams Imran's crude rhetoric
United Nations, Sep 25 (IANS) Without once naming Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday ripped his Pakistan counterpart Imran Khan's harsh rhetoric targeting India by slamming "countries with regressive thinking that are using terrorism as a political tool".
2021-09-25
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Deepender Hooda at 10 Janpath, meets Priyanka Gandhi
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Congress leader and member of the Screening Committee for UP Assembly polls and Rajya Sabha MP Deepender Hooda was at 10 Janpath on Saturday where he met party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
184 recoveries, 143 new cases in J&K in a day
Srinagar, Sep 25 (IANS) Recoveries outpaced new cases in J&K on Saturday where 184 recoveries and 143 new cases were reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Modi at UNGA: 10 highlights of India's solutions at 'unparalleled' scale
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) In a 22-minute address to the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi framed the idea of India's power in the context of science, technology, culture and problem-solving capability at an "unparalleled" scale.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
IPL 2021: Ashwin bags 250th T20 wicket
Abu Dhabi, Sep 25 (IANS) Delhi Capitals spinner Ravichandran Ashwin added another feather to his illustrious cap when he dismissed Rajasthan Royals batsman David Miller to grab his 250th wicket in T20 cricket. Ashwin became only the third Indian after Amit Mishra and Piyush Chawla to do so.
2021-09-25
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
IPL 2021: Delhi overcome Rajasthan in low-scoring encounter (Ld)
Abu Dhabi, Sep 25 (IANS) Superb bowling on a slow pitch where batting was difficult helped Delhi Capitals outplay Rajasthan Royals by 33 runs in a low-scoring match and move to the top of the points table in IPL 2021 at the Shaikh Zayed Cricket Stadium here on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Centre stopping Mamata's visit to Rome triggers controversy
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Hours after the union ministry of external affairs disallowed Mamata Banerjee to go to Rome to attend a programme organised by a non-governmental organisation, the chief minister came down heavily on the central government saying that she was stopped only out of 'jealousy'.
2021-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Taliban hang dead bodies in city squares of Herat
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Taliban reportedly hung the dead bodies of four alleged kidnappers in public in the western city of Herat in an apparent warning, the BBC reported.
2021-09-25
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Zero Covid death in Delhi for 8th straight day, logs 27 cases
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The national capital Delhi reported 27 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the total cases in the city to 14,38,685 so far. However, no Covid fatality has been reported for the last 8 days. The death toll in the city continues to be at 25,085 as per the data shared by the Delhi Health Department.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Gurugram-Sohna elevated highway to be ready by June next year
Gurugram, Sep 25 (IANS) An under-construction elevated highway from Gurugram to Sohna will be completed in June next year, an official said.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Pilot meets Rahul: Lobbying & WhatsApp calling picks up pace in Raj and Delhi
Jaipur, Sep 25 (IANS) Speculating about major changes in Rajasthan politics after Punjab, lobbying and WhatsApp calling have picked up pace in the state and Delhi after former deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot met Congress leader Rahul Gandhi twice in Delhi in the last one week. This time, he met Priyanka Gandhi too along with Rahul which is raising eyebrows of many leaders from the Gehlot camp.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals thrash Rajasthan Royals by 33 runs
Abu Dhabi, Sep 25 (IANS) Delhi Capitals thrashed Rajasthan Royals by 33 runs in their Indian Premier League (IPL) match in Abu Dhabi on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Even with 16,671 new cases, restaurants and bars to open in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 25 (IANS) Even while Kerala on Saturday recorded 16,671 new Covid cases after 1,14,627 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said since the rate of infection has come down in the state, more lockdown relaxations will be allowed as a result restaurants and bars will now be open.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
IPL 2021: Dhoni should play at No.4 once CSK qualify for the playoffs, says Gambhir
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Former Kolkata Knight Riders captain Gautam Gambhir has said that Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper MS Dhoni should move himself to No.4 position when the team qualify for the playoffs in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Guns N' Roses latest single 'Hard Skool' unveiled
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) Just as Guns N' Roses' show hits the road, 'Hard Skool' is both a return to the school of hard knocks, and old-school Gunners, reports Billboard.com.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
A gas station on Red Planet? New CO2 reactor can make Martian fuel
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) Chemical engineers in the US are developing new ways to convert greenhouse gases to fuel to address climate change and get astronauts home from Mars.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Larry June, Cardo release new mixtape 'Into The Late Night'
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) Larry June and Cardo have joined forces to deliver the seven-track mixtape 'Into The Late Night', which was produced in full by Cardo and features plenty of June's patented flows, reports Complex.com.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
'Judges occupying high moral ground go a long way in building public confidence'
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said judges occupying the highest moral ground go a long way in building public confidence in the justice delivery system.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
IPL 2021: Hyderabad elect to bowl first against Punjab
Sharjah, Sep 25 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad have won the toss and elected to bowl first against Punjab Kings in Match 37 of the IPL 2021 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Microsoft confirms 3 years of updates for Surface Duo 2
San Francisco, Sep 25 (IANS) Microsoft has confirmed that it plans to update the Surface Duo 2, which runs Android, with three years of updates.
2021-09-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Drug-resistant malaria confirmed in Africa
London, Sep 25 (IANS) Scientists have confirmed the presence of malaria parasites in Africa that can weaken the anti-malarial drug's ability to quickly treat people with the disease.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Raja Shabir Khan on his Kashmiri film 'Shepherds of Paradise'
Leh, Sep 25 (IANS) Acclaimed Kashmiri film 'Shepherds of Paradise' was screened at Picturetime's inflatable theatre stationed at the ongoing Himalayan Film Festival in Ladakh. The director of the film, Raja Shabir Khan shares about his film and also remembers the protagonist of the film who sadly died due to Covid-19.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
KL Rahul had a little bit of luck but looked in good form: Flower
Sharjah, Sep 25 (IANS) Punjab Kings assistant coach Andy Flower said that captain KL Rahul had a little bit of luck with dropped catches but looked in good form. He also felt that spending 20 overs in the heat of Dubai left Rahul tired.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'Scalable, cost-effective': Modi headlines India's tech power at UNGA (Ld)
United Nations, Sep 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi headlined India's scalable and "cost-effective" tech solutions within minutes of beginning his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Miss Money Bags: Rihanna opens up about becoming a billionaire
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) It seems that Rihanna has slowly been processing what it really means for her to now be a billionaire.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
BTS urge fans: 'We hope many people get vaccinated'
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) BTS is still on a high from their appearance at the 76th United Nations General Assembly, but what they're really looking forward to is seeing fans in person again, reports Billboard.com.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Tejashwi writes to 33 leaders after central refusal on caste based census
Patna, Sep 25 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Bihar assembly Tejashwi Yadav has written a letter to 33 top leaders of the country on the issue of a caste based census after it was refused by the Narendra Modi government.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
29 DCP-level officers transfered in major Delhi Police rejig
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) In a major reshuffle, 29 DCP-level officers of Delhi Police have been transferred and given new responsibilities, an official order said here on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Sonu Nigam on tribute to ghazal legend: 'Jagjit Singh lives on in our hearts'
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) As a group of celebrated musicians that includes Sonu Nigam, Hariharan, Ankit Tiwari, Talat Aziz, Ash King are all set to pay tribute to iconic ghazal singer, the late Jagjit Singh, with a new project, Sonu took a moment to recall the legend and his timeless contribution to the world of music.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Maha: Ahead of Diwali, cinemas, theatres to reopen from Oct 22 (Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday announced that all cinema halls and drama theatres in the state will reopen from October 22, just ahead of Diwali and 18 months after the box-offices were shut in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic plus the series of lockdowns since March 2020.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
'Democracy can deliver': Modi kicks off UNGA address with personal note
United Nations, Sep 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi struck a deeply personal note in his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Saturday, rewinding to his roots as a "poor boy" who sold tea in a small town and rose to the country's highest political office.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Durand Cup: Bengaluru FC overcome gritty Army Green to enter semis
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) Bengaluru FC (BFC) came from behind to beat Army Green 3-2 in the final quarter-final encounter of the 130th Durand Cup at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK) on Saturday and set up a last-four clash with FC Goa on Wednesday.
2021-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Bengal BJP chief allotted 'Z' category security
Kolkata, Sep 25 (IANS) A couple of days after newly-appointed Bengal BJP President Sukanta Majumdar was allegedly manhandled by the Kolkata police during his rally with the body of slain BJP leader Durjati Saha near Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's residence here, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs on Saturday allotted 'Z' category security for the MP from Balurghat.
2021-09-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Defence/Security
DRDO espionage case: Suspected female operative gave marriage proposals to two accused
Bhubaneswar, Sep 25 (IANS) Revealing more details about the DRDO espionage case, a senior official of Odisha police on Saturday said the suspected female operative had given marriage proposals to two of the arrested accused.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Import duty norm relaxed to improve containers availability
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Centre has relaxed import duty norm on empty export cargo containers to improve their availability.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Extension of limitation period to file cases ends on Oct 2: SC
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court has ordered the extension granted in connection with the limitation period to file cases in courts, in the backdrop of Covid pandemic situation, to end on October 2, 2021.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
IPL 2021: There's still so much to play for, says Andy Flower
Sharjah, Sep 25 (IANS) Punjab Kings assistant coach Andy Flower believes there is still a lot to play for his team ahead of their second match of the UAE leg of IPL 2021 in Sharjah on Saturday. Flower was of the opinion that Punjab should have finished the chase early against Rajasthan Royals in Dubai instead of taking till the last over. With four needed to win in final over, Punjab sensationally choked to lose the match by two runs.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Eminem launches Mom's Spaghetti restaurant in Detroit inspired by song lyrics
New York, Sep 25 (IANS) Eminem is ready to serve up his famous Mom's Spaghetti at a new restaurant he's launching in his hometown of Detroit, reports Billboard.com.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Sahota gets additional charge of Punjab DGP
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) With Punjab Director General of Police (DGP) Dinkar Gupta, a 'loyalist' of former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, proceeding on leave, Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota was given the additional charge of state police chief on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Top CPI-M leader Sathidevi to be new chief of Kerala Women's Commission
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 25 (IANS) Top CPI-M leader P. Sathidevi has been appointed as the new chairperson of the Kerala Women's Commission, said a statement issued by the Commission, here on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Wanted to cast Sidharth Shukla for upcoming song: Shahzeb Azad
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Shahzeb Azad, who produced the music video 'SubhanAllah' starring Rashami Desai, says he wanted to cast late TV actor Sidharth Shukla and Rashami Desai for the song but Sidharth's untimely demise left his wish unfulfilled.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
CJI: Legislature needs to revisit laws, reform them to suit people (Ld)
Cuttack, Sep 25 (IANS) The Chief Justice of India, N.V. Ramana, said on Saturday that the legislature needs to revisit the laws and reform them to suit the needs of time and people.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Hardik Pandya could be drafted for next match, says MI's Zaheer Khan
Dubai, Sep 25 (IANS) Mumbai Indians director of cricket Zaheer Khan on Saturday assured that all-rounder Hardik Pandya is progressing well and that he could be drafted into the side for the five-time IPL champions' next match against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Sunday.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Delhi begins sixth seuro survey, 28K samples to be taken
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The sixth sero survey has started in the national capital where a total of 28,000 samples will be collected in a week, said Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Kumar Jain on Saturday while talking to reporters.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
BJP to finalise strategy for UP Assembly polls in Delhi meeting
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, who was recently appointed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) election in-charge for Uttar Pradesh, returned to New Delhi with his team after three days of marathon party meetings and several rounds of deliberations with the party leaders at different levels in Uttar Pradesh's capital Lucknow.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Like the chess queen, AICF indulging in purge; 'no', says AICF
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) The present administration of the All India Chess Federation (AICF) is like the powerful queen on a chess board, hunting down the opponents, allege chess officials.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Sports
IPL 2021: Delhi Capitals crawl to 154/6 vs Rajasthan Royals in searing heat
Abu Dhabi, Sep 25 (IANS) A slow pitch, hot and scorching conditions, and superb bowling by Rajasthan Royals saw Delhi Capitals struggle to a below-par 154/6 in their IPL 2021 match at the Shaikh Zayed Cricket Stadium here on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Kapil Sharma cheating case: Dilip Chhabria's son nabbed
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) The Mumbai Police has arrested Bonito Chhabria, the son of acclaimed vehicle designer Dilip Chhabria in connection with a cheating complaint lodged by comedian Kapil Sharma, an official said here on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Israel-Turkey ties exhibition of President Erdogan's hypocrisy (Opinion)
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogans hypocrisy in proclaiming himself as the "defender" of the Palestinian cause, while maintaining military, diplomatic and economic alliance with Israel, is legendary. He does it unabashedly. He plays the similar charade when he projects himself as the messiah of Muslims all across the world.
2021-09-25
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Kamakshi Rai on her debut indie music video 'Thodi Si Dua'
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Singer Kamakshi Rai has released her first independent music video 'Thodi Si Dua' with Merchant Records, owned by music composer duo Salim-Sulaiman. The song features Kamakshi along with Tallz.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
V-P Naidu on 5-day trip to Rajasthan from Sunday
Jaipur, Sep 25 (IANS) M. Venkaiah Naidu, the Vice President of India, shall be on a five-day tour to Rajasthan starting Sunday.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Rohini shootout: plea moved in SC seeking steps for safety in subordinate courts
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) An application has been moved in the Supreme Court seeking directions to the Centre and state governments to take immediate steps for security in subordinate courts, in the backdrop of shootout inside Rohini court complex in the capital, which left three gangsters dead and a law intern injured.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Latest excavations unearth glimpses of rich Tamil culture in 6th century BC
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) The archeological excavations being carried out at Keeladi and Thamiraibaranai in Tamil Nadu have given inputs to the archeologists and historians that there was a rich Tamil culture that thrived in 6th century BC in these parts of the world.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society,Art/Culture/Books
New Punjab Cabinet to take oath on Sunday
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi on Saturday met Governor Banwarilal Purohit here to submit the names of ministers likely to be inducted into the new Cabinet and will take oath on Sunday evening.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Major reshuffle in Delhi Police, 11 IPS officers transferred
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Saturday ordered a major reshuffle in the ranks of senior Delhi police officers.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Restoration work of Dilip Kumar, Raj Kapoor's Peshawar homes begins
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The restoration and renovation work of Bollywood legends Dilip Kumar and Raj Kapoor's ancestral homes in Peshawar has started after the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government got possession of the properties, The News reported.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Biden loses ground with the American public
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) With his administration facing multiple challenges at home and abroad, US President Joe Biden's job approval rating has fallen sharply in the past two months, says a research by Pew Research Center.
2021-09-25
Category: International, India,Politics
China's carbon emissions growing rapidly with 1,000 coal based power plants
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) China's coal power station fleet grew five-fold between 2000 and 2020, and now accounts for almost half the world's consumption ? more than three times its closest rival, the US. It is said to have 1,080 separate plants with a total capacity last year of 1,005 gigawatts ? and is building more.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Jonita Gandhi, Mickey Singh release Punjabi single '4AM'
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Singer Jonita Gandhi has collaborated with Indian-American singer-composer Mickey Singh for their latest Punjabi single titled '4AM'.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'KKK 11' contestants and their daring fashion statements
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Action-based show 'Khatron Ke Khiladi 11' is known for its adventurous stunts with host Rohit Shetty's quirky and witty attitude. Besides this the ladies on the show have also been giving some fashion goals to viewers.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
AIIMS installs Vitros lab testing system on 66th foundation day
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) On its 66th foundation day on Saturday, the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi installed a Vitros Dry chemistry automated system that can conduct 50 diagnostic tests and present the results in 2-3 hours. The Dry Chemistry automated machine will save around 2 crore litres of water per year.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Pucovski yet to regain full fitness as Ashes selection looms
Sydney, Sep 25 (IANS) Young Australian batting sensation Will Pucovski is yet to regain full fitness as he aims to make the cut for the Ashes series, scheduled to commence in December this year, following a shoulder reconstruction surgery.
2021-09-25
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Juhi Chawla recalls nearly getting a 'thappad' from Farah Khan!
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla has recalled memories of times when she along with others on the set would 'nearly get a slap' from choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan and how everyone used to be scared of her.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
This seems really small, you hit a lot of sixes here: Kumble on Sharjah stadium
Sharjah, Sep 25 (IANS) Anil Kumble, the Director of Cricket Operations for Punjab Kings (PBKS), has said that the stadium in Sharjah is really small and that a lot of sixes are hit here. He also said that his team will need to be aware about the large number of boundary hits in Sharjah, especially with Punjab taking on Sunrisers Hyderabad in their second match of UAE leg of IPL 2021 later on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
WhatsApp Payments testing 'cashback' feature in India
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) After enabling a new payment chat shortcut, to quickly send payments from the chat bar, Facebook-owned WhatsApp is working on another feature for payments called "Cashback" for Indian users.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Himachal made great progress in 50 years of statehood: Goyal
Shimla, Sep 25 (IANS) Union Consumer Affairs Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday presided over a state-level function of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PM-GKAY) here.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Haryana's schemes guided by Antyodaya principles: Khattar
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) Marking the birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya that is being celebrated as 'Samarpan Divas' on Saturday, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said the state's strategy for implementation of every scheme formulated for the welfare of the common man is guided by the principles of Antyodaya, meaning serving and uplifting the last person first.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Punjab,National
Infodemic hit rural and urban India during Covid: Anurag Thakur
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Calling attention to the problem of infodemic, especially in terms of Covid-19, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Anurag Thakur on Saturday said that during pandemic, India has faced a dual information challenge which affected both the urban and rural populations alike.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Maha to finally reopen cinemas, theatres from Oct 22
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday announced that all cinemas and theatres in the state will be reopened from October 22 in full compliance with health norms, 18 months after the box-offices were shut in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and series of lockdowns from March 2020.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
BJP, SP are B & C teams of each other: Satish Chandra Mishra (Interview)
Lucknow, Sep 25 (IANS) All political parties are gearing up for the upcoming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh. The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP), which has been in power in the state four times, has already kicked off its election campaign by holding "Prabuddh Samaaj Goshthis" or the enlightened class conferences to woo three upper caste communities -- Brahmins, Tyagis and Bhumihars.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Harssh A Singh on his role in 'Mumbai Diaries 26/11', recalls shocking day
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actor Harssh A. Singh was recently seen in popular series 'Mumbai Diaries 26/11' where he played the pivotal character of 'Dr Farookh Romani'.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Palash Sen on first Euphoria album in nine years
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Indie pop band Euphoria band of 'Dhoom Pichak Dhoom' fame recently released a music album after a long gap of nine years. The album is uniquely titled 'Sale'.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
CJI: If executive & legislature work in unison, judiciary need not play law-maker
Cuttack, Sep 25 (IANS) Chief Justice N.V. Ramana on Saturday said the executive and the legislature should function in unison in realizing the constitutional aspirations, only then the judiciary would be spared from stepping in as law-maker and only then would it be left with the duty of applying and interpreting the law.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kanhaiya Kumar and Jignesh Mevani to join Congress on Sep 28
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Former JNUSU President Kanhaiya Kumar along with independent Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani will join Congress on September 28, sources close to the CPI leader and Mevani have confirmed.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Assam's highest civilian award for national integration to be conferred on Venkaiah Naidu
Guwahati, Sep 25 (IANS) The Assam government will confer the Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Award for National Integration and National Contribution on Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu during his proposed visit to the state on October 3, officials said here on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Assam,National
Weather could force Russian GP qualifying session to be moved to Sunday
Sochi, Sep 25 (IANS) Heavy rain at the Sochi Autodrom on Saturday has led to the cancellation of Free Practice 3 for the Russian Grand Prix -- with doubts remaining over the possibility of holding qualifying on later on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Motorsports
Centre to bring new cooperative policy soon: Amit Shah
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that the government will bring a new cooperative policy with suitable changes, the new policy will be implemented by the end of this year.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Haryana to conduct butterfly survey in Aravalli
Chandigarh, Sep 25 (IANS) Haryana's first butterfly survey in Khol block in Rewari district will be conducted by Forest and Wildlife Department on September 27, it was announced on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife
Arjun Rampal's GF's brother arrested once more in drugs case: Official
Panaji, Sep 25 (IANS) Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal's girlfriend's brother Agisilaos Demetriades has been arrested for the third time in two years for possession of drugs, a Narcotics Control Bureau official said on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood
India could play one Test in England next year: Reports
London, Sep 25 (IANS) India could play one Test match in England next year, says a report by ESPNCricinfo. The one Test match could replace the fifth Test at Old Trafford in Manchester which was cancelled due to Indian team unable to field an eleven after assistant physiotherapist Yogesh Parmar tested positive for COVID-19.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Meet J&K's 'public servants' who took salaries from India but worked for Pakistan
New Delhi, Sep 25: After making amendments to conventional service rules, some two dozen government employees have been dismissed by the Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha in the current year. The latest lot, sacked on Wednesday 22 September under provisions of Article 311(2)(c) of the Constitution of India, comprises one Forest Range Officer, one junior assistant, two government schoolteachers and two constables of the Jammu and Kashmir Police.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United States,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Over 1,600 firefighters battle new blaze in California
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Over 1,600 firefighters are battling a new fast-moving wildfire that has grown to over 6,800 acres in northern California, authorities said on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
After AUKUS, US-Aus partnership to launch rockets into space
New Delhi, Sep 25: The 'mateship' between the United States and Australia is extending further after the AUKUS security pact and cooperation in the Indo-Pacific as the two countries have unveiled plans to jointly launch rockets into space. There are chances of India being part of the expanding horizons to meet the strategic challenges of the future.
2021-09-25
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Is Suresh Gopi in the reckoning for Kerala BJP chief's post?
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 25 (IANS) It's been a while since the name of superstar Suresh Gopi taking over as the new Kerala BJP president has been in the air and it appears to have gained momentum after the news surfaced that he is leaving for Delhi on Sunday.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Rajasthan Royals win toss, elect to field against Delhi Capitals
Abu Dhabi, Sep 25 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals captain Sanju Samson won the toss and decided to bowl first against Delhi Capitals in their IPL 2021 match here on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Maha: Candidates fume at last-minute cancellation of health dept exams
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Lakhs of candidates and several political leaders slammed the government for the last-minute cancellation of the health department's recruitment exams to fill up 6,200 vacant posts for which over 800,000 hopefuls have applied, here on Friday.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Goa hotels must check if guests are fully vaccinated: Health Minister
Panaji, Sep 25 (IANS) Hotels in Goa should shoulder the responsibility for ensuring that only double vaccinated guests are allowed to check-in, state Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said on Saturday, days after the state government allowed the re-opening of one of Goa's biggest tourists draw, offshore and onshore casinos with 50 per cent capacity.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Deoband seminary head backs Taliban's gender segregatation in education
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Maulana Syed Arshad Madani, principal of the Darul Uloom Deoband, said he supports the Taliban's apparent drive to completely segregate men and women in educational institutes.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
AIIMS the lighthouse of health sector: Mandaviya
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Saturday said that India's premier health institute, AIIMS is the light house of the health sector. He added that citizens have faith in this institution which is the reason why demands are being made to establish AIIMS in other states too.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
VP calls for addressing shortage of doctors and paramedical workers
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday called for addressing the shortage of trained human resources in the health sector on a war footing. Noting the low doctor to population ratio at 1:1,511 in India against the WHO norm of 1:1,000, he stressed the need for creating more medical colleges in line with the government's intention of setting up one medical college and hospital in every district of the country.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Earning two points for team bigger that man-of-the-match award: Bravo
Sharjah, Sep 25 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings all-rounder Dwayne Bravo said on Saturday that getting the 'man of the match' for his three-wicket haul was good but earning two points for the team gave him more satisfaction after the game against Royal Challengers Bangalore.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Maha BJP LoP Pravin Darekar is a 'crorepati labourer': Sena leader
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) The Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Council, Pravin Y. Darekar, "is a 'crore-pati labourer who has allegedly mis-declared his professional credentials in his election affidavits", claims a criminal complaint lodged with the Ghatkopar Police Station against the Bharatiya Janata Party leader.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Pakistani police foil terror bid, arrest 3 terrorists
Islamabad, Sep 25 (IANS) The Pakistan's police Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) have foiled a major terror bid in Balochistan province and arrested three terrorists during an operation, local media reported on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Objections to NEP natural, says LS Speaker Om Birla
Bengaluru, Sep 25 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Saturday said that objection to implementation of National Education Policy (NEP), is natural.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Avi Adir, Karsh Kale recreate Hebrew hymn in 'Sounds of Society'
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) The eighth episode of Season 2 of the live musical web series 'Sounds of Society' has been launched. Multi-instrumentalist musician Avi Adir and musician, composer, and percussionist Karsh Kale feature in this episode where the duo have created a musical rendition titled 'Adom Olam'.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Scientific call: CDC chief overrules panel endorses Covid boosters for front-line workers
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Director Rochelle Walensky, in an unusual decision overruled her agency's recommendation and endorsed Covid booster shots for people who work in healthcare, schools and other settings where they are at higher risk of exposure to the Covid-19 virus.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Libyan PM pledges to end division, war
Tripoli, Sep 25 (IANS) Libyan Prime Minister Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah on Saturday said that he will not allow another war to erupt in the country, pledging to put an end to the state of division in Libya.
2021-09-25
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
A sustainable luxury travel & hospitality company launches
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANSlife) Escaping into greener environs has been interesting in people for many years but has piqued thanks to the pandemic. Add to that the emerging desire to be truly transported to own a holiday home at a comfortable driving distance from your city home, usually nestled in some exotic location, and you have in place the plot on which rests The Venya, a symphony of experiences, architecture and cultures that harmoniously blends social responsibility with technology-driven living.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,IANS Life
Language of Love: Mohit Raina learnt French for 'Shiddat' role
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Actor Mohit Raina pushed himself for his character and even took French lessons for his role in 'Shiddat'. He says as an artiste, his job is to take the audience on a convincing journey.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Escape wedding blues with these yoga postures & breathing techniques
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANSlife) Without a doubt, the wedding is one of the most important days of a persons life. To ensure everything is memorable, comes with its own set of pressures and anxiety This can take a toll on your mind and body, leaving you stressed. A great way to combat wedding anxiety is with yoga.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
Can eating healthy ward off infection, death from Covid?
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) Nearly one-third of coronavirus cases could have been avoided if people had a healthy diet that includes lots of fruit and vegetables, claims a new study.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Fourth edition of Baithak Series 'Swaradhyay'
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANSlife) Rasa Siddhi, a collective of artists which aims to promote Indian classical music and art forms in association with The Pink Lotus Academia, an online and offline tutorial platform focused on Indian classical art forms and yoga, organizes "Swaradhyay" workshops to revive the traditional culture of Baithak, for over a year. Swaradhyay is organized by "Rasa Siddhi '', a promotion of Indian Classical music organisation dedicated to honouring eminent musicians late Pt. Nikhil Bannerji and the late Shri Prashant Thakur.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Features,IANS Life
US power utility charged over 2020 wildfire
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) The US' major power utility Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) has been charged with multiple crimes, including manslaughter, over last year's Zogg Fire that killed four people, prosecutors said.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Former minister resigns from JKPM
Srinagar, Sep 25 (IANS) Former minister and president of Jammu and Kashmir People's Movement (JKPM) on Saturday resigned from the party's presidentship and also its basic membership.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
NZ farmer fined for mistreating cows
Wellington, Sep 25 (IANS) A New Zealand farmer who underfed nearly 300 cows has been fined NZ$9,000 ($6,300) and ordered to pay vet costs of NZ$1,763 ($1,234), according to a statement by the Ministry For Primary Industries.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Human Interest/Society
Sukriti, Prakriti Kakar all set to drop latest track 'Majnu'
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Singers Sukriti and Prakriti Kakar are coming up with their new track titled 'Majnu'.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Balakot, Galwan clear signals of India's befitting response: Rajnath
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) India's actions in Balakot and Galwan are clear signals to all aggressors, that any attempt to threaten sovereignty will be given a swift and befitting response, Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Top fruit for diabetics & why they're good for you
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANSlife) Eating fruits is one of the most satisfying ways to tackle sweet-tooth cravings while meeting your nutritional needs. Despite many studies and research on fruit consumption in diabetes, there are a lot of speculations on the right kind of fruit consumption and its relation to blood sugar levels.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
Twitter shows off new concepts for filtering, limiting replies
San Francisco, Sep 25 (IANS) Micro-blogging site Twitter is working to limit the toxic replies users can get on its website by offering tools that allow them to be more proactive in preventing them from going through.
2021-09-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Try these 6 supplements if you have PCOS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANSlife) Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS) is a common hormonal disorder in women which may cause irregular periods and problems in conceiving. PCOS is caused due to sedentary lifestyle, consuming soft drinks, eating out often and eating junk food, the external stress of peer pressure, social media, and information overload. All this leads to internal negative emotions such anger, depression, low self-esteem, anxiety, sleep deprivation and altered sleep patterns all contribute to this condition.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life
China's B-Team Pak bats for their human rights records
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Pakistan, on behalf of 65 countries, delivered a joint statement against interference in China's internal affairs under the pretext of human rights at the 48th session of the UN Human Rights Council.
2021-09-25
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Arshdeep Singh is gold dust, big prospect for future: Mark Butcher
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Former England cricketer Mark Butcher feels Punjab Kings pace bowler Arshdeep Singh had done himself a world of good with his five-wicket haul against Rajasthan Royals despite his side losing by two runs on September 21 in Dubai.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Gurugram Div Commissioner loses over Rs 4k in credit card fraud
Gurugram, Sep 25 (IANS) The Gurugram police have booked an unknown person on Friday on charges of allegedly withdrawing Rs 4,767 fraudulently from the bank account of the District Divisional Commissioner.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Wildlife Board clears PMGSY road projects in border areas
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) has given clearance for the completion of a road construction project under the Pradhan Mantri Grameen Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) from Kirchi to Seoj Dhar in Udhampur district of the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir. This development project will benefit 661 people living here.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Inside Nike's new store
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANSlife) Nikes newest partnership in its retail transformation journey opens in NCR, India on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Hyundai Motor India Foundation announces 'Art for Hope'
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Hyundai Motor India Foundation (HMIF), the philanthropic arm of Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (HMIL), on Saturday announced one-of-its kind CSR initiative 'Art for Hope.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Seaweed farming will help boost economy, reduce climate impact
Kochi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Central government is looking forward to developing a sustainable economy through highly prospective seaweed cultivation, said a top Central government official, on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Business/Economy
Ellie Goulding feared she'd die during severe panic attack
Los Angeles, Sep 25 (IANS) Singer Ellie Goulding feared it was the end of her life when she suffered a terrible panic attack while travelling on a train, as she recalled how her mind just "completely crashed".
2021-09-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Neha Kakkar, Farhan Sabri create new fusion song 'Bol Kaffara Kya Hoga'
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Singer Neha Kakkar collaborated with DJ Chetas and Farhan Sabri for the song 'Bol Kaffara Kya Hoga' that releases on Saturday.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
ED freezes Karvy shares held by its top honchos
Hyderabad, Sep 25 (IANS) In further action against Karvy Stock Broking Limited (KSBL), the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has issued freezing order in respect of shares of the group held directly & indirectly by the Chairman and Managing Director of M/s KSBL, Comandur Parthasarathy, his sons, Rajat Parthasarathy and Adhiraj Parthasarathy, and their entities in order to safeguard the proceeds of the crime.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
China's continuous attacks on Tibetan ethnicity
The conflict between China and Tibet is still an ongoing issue that hasnt been able to come to a fair and justified conclusion. The illegal occupation of Tibet by China has led the long struggle which sums up to more than six decades of struggle seen mainly from Tibets side whereas there have always been clashes between the two countries if traced back in their respective histories.
2021-09-25
Category: International, India,Opinion/Commentary
Rs 300cr undisclosed income detected by I-T at financing syndicates
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) The Income Tax (IT) Department has detected Rs.300 crore of undisclosed income and seized Rs.9 crore unaccounted cash during it search and seizure operation on two private syndicate financing groups here.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Indian army's solo cyclist sets out to create Guinness Record
Jammu, Sep 25 (IANS) An Indian army soldier set out from Leh on Saturday to create a new Guinness Record for the fastest solo cyclist in the world. He is expected to reach Manali on Sunday crossing five major passes and gaining an elevation of 8,000m.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Pakistani media on Turkey in Afghanistan
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Turkeys pro-activism in Afghanistan and the region, and its strident rhetoric attempting to project itself as a lead player in the Muslim world has led to its activities being thoroughly scrutinized by the media in different countries.
2021-09-25
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Pakistan's dilemma in dealing with the US
New York/New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Last few months and especially the last few weeks after the withdrawal of US troops from Afghanistan, Pakistans lies have been revealed time and again.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Amarkant Dubey 'cooks up' his role in 'Ziddi Dil Maane Na'
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) 'Ziddi Dil Maane Na' actor Amarkant Dubey has opened up about his role of a cook who is a big foodie and how he relates to his on-screen character.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Flipping of Indian Unicorns
India has been proud of its startups creating immense value and adding to the GDP of the country. Our startups could be a reason for envy of our competitors too. But our happiness remains short-lived when we find that they have not remained Indian any more. Most of these high ticket startups have flipped away and are no longer Indian companies in essence.
2021-09-25
Category: India, New Delhi,Business/Economy
Man arrested for blackmailing friend to extort money
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) A man was arrested for blackmailing his friend by threatening to make his personal videos viral with the motive of extorting money.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bhupathi-Paes explain their 'chest bump' celebration in 'Break Point'
Mumbai, Sep 25 (IANS) Iconic tennis stars Mahesh Bhupathi and Leander Paes have opened up about their chest bump celebrations, in the upcoming documentary series 'Break Point'.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Sports
'N.Korean diplomats engaging in illicit financing activities'
Seoul, Sep 25 (IANS) North Korean Embassies and diplomatic personnel are engaging in illicit financing activities to fund the country's nuclear and other destructive weapons activities, the media reported on Saturday citing a UK government report as saying.
2021-09-25
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Kerala family stage protest after no action taken against erring woman cop
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 25 (IANS) A family on Saturday started a day long sit-in in front of the Kerala Secretariat protesting inaction against a woman police officer attached to the pink patrol unit, who publicly shamed a father and his eight-year-old daughter accusing them wrongly of stealing her mobile phone.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bring in Nuclear Safety Regulatory law and vest AERB with environmental clearance power
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) Mixed views were expressed by experts on the Central government's idea to entrust the environmental clearance for nuclear power projects with the Atomic Energy Regulatory Board (AERB).
2021-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Hubble's new 'molten Einstein ring' image prompts new research
Washington, Sep 25 (IANS) The Hubble Space Telescope, an international cooperation between NASA and the ESA (European Space Agency), in December 2020 released a photo a striking example of a deep-space optical phenomenon dubbed an "Einstein ring". The observation sparked new research.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Persecution of Kashmiris on the other side of the LoC
Khawaja Waseem Ayub, a social media activist from Neelum Valley in Pakistani occupied Jammu Kashmir (PoJK), was arrested last week under Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act (2016) of Pakistan. The Act is equally applicable to PoJK.
2021-09-25
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics