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'Bike Bot' Additional Director arrested
Greater Noida, June 25 (IANS) The Gautam Buddh Nagar police have arrested one of the additional directors of ponzi marketing scheme 'Bike Bot' run by BSP leader Sanjay Bhati, police said on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tyre stocks rise as government imposes CVD on Chinese tyres
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Stocks of domestic tyre manufacturers rose on Tuesday after the government imposed a countervailing duty on particular type of tyres imported from China for a period of five years.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Event to promote Kashmiri language held in Delhi
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) To promote the Kashmiri language among the youth, the Jammu Kashmir Vichar Manch organised an event that addressed the challenge of preserving the culture and language of Kashmir.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
LF, Congress MLAs walk out from Bengal assembly on cut money issue
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) The cut money issue reverberated in the West Bengal Assembly for the second day running on Tuesday, with the Left Front and Congress lawmakers staging a noisy walk-out on the issue.
2019-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
18 cases filed in uploading of women's phone numbers: Minister
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Delhi Police has registered 18 cases in which photos and mobile numbers of women were uploaded on social media platforms to harass them, the parliament was informed on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress attacks government over 45,000 vacant army posts
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday hit out at the Narendra Modi government over its failure of filling over 45,000 vacant posts in the army due to "paucity of funds", terming it a matter of concern.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Lynching of Muslim youth in Jharkhand 'blot on humanity': Rahul
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday described the mob lynching of a Muslim youth in Jharkhand as a "blot on humanity" and criticised the "silence" of powerful voices in the BJP-ruled Central and state governments.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Situation in Sri Lanka now normal: Tourism Minister
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka, which was hit by a ghastly terror attack on April 21, said on Tuesday that the situation now was normal and it was safe for the tourists to visit.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Tax exemption on preventive health check-up should be raised: FICCI
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Industry body FICCI has recommended the government raise the tax exemption on preventive health check-up from the current Rs 5,000 per person to Rs 20,000 and also sought the "national priority" status for the healthcare sector.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Modi and French President to meet
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of G-20 Summit in Osaka in Japan later this week, diplomatic sources said here on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Lara admitted to hospital with chest pain, now fine (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Legendary West Indies batsman Brian Lara, who was on Tuesday admitted to a hospital here after he complained of chest pain, said he is fine and recovering, and will be back in his hotel on Wednesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Punjab CM releases Rs 118.42 crore for SC student scholarship funds
Chandigarh, June 25 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ordered the Finance Department to release Rs 118.42 crore to clear the backlog of pending scholarship funds for Scheduled Caste students studying in 634 colleges.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Centre must fulfil its promise to check black money: AAP MP
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Urging the Centre to take strict action against economic fugitives, Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh on Tuesday said mere talking was not enough and that the government can not run away from its responsibility to check black money.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pacers guide Oz into semifinal with win over England
London, June 25 (IANS) Mitchell Starc produced a world-class yorker to get rid of the dangerous Ben Stokes while Jason Behrendorff returned career best figures to hand Australia a place in the semifinal with a 64-run win over hosts England in a high-octane World Cup group stage clash at the Lord's here on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Modi quoting Nehru's words 'great victory' for Congress: Chowdhury
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Leader of the Congress in the Lok Sabha Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday said the party has scored a "great victory" as Prime Minister Narendra Modi was "compelled" to quote Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru's words at the fag end of his speech.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Elderly man held for killing daughter-in-law over petty issue
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) An elderly man was arrested for allegedly killing his daughter-in-law by slitting her throat over an argument over fixing a bulb at their residence in a central Delhi area, police said on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Violent incidents caused by Left-wing extremism reduced, says government
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Government on Tuesday said the number of violent incidents and resultant deaths caused by the Left Wing Extremism (LWE) have reduced by 43.4% and 60.4% respectively during last 5 years (2014-18) compared to 2009-13.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
AbbVie to buy Botox maker Allergan for $63 billion
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) US-based biopharma major AbbVie will acquire Ireland-based pharmaceutical major Allergan in a cash and stock transaction for a value of approximately $63 billion.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Trinamool leader returns 'cut money' as demonstrations continue
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Amid widespread demonstrations by people across West Bengal over 'cut money', a Trinamool Congress leader in Birbhum on Tuesday returned the money to beneficiaries of a project under the rural job guarantee scheme after he was accused of misappropriating the funds.
2019-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Government to come up with an integrated RERA website
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) With an aim to provide single window information on best practices and rulings in the housing sector, the government will soon come up with a platform that will integrate Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) of all the states.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Kolkata transgender couple to marry in social ceremony
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Kolkata-based transwoman Tista Das, who is set to get married in a social ceremony to Dipan Chakraborty, a transman, strictly believes that love connects two souls and that it goes much beyond any gender bias. The two will take the wedding vows following all rituals on August 5.
2019-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Human Interest/Society
Government announces several schemes for cow welfare
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The government on Tuesday said it has several schemes for cow welfare but does not have any current scheme for setting up new 'Gaushalas' or cow shelters.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Two cattle smugglers arrested in Gurugram
Gurugram June 25 (IANS) Two cattle smugglers were allegedly assaulted by a mob and later handed over to the police in Gurugram's Islampur area on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Meet the young guns who cracked the civil services test
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The civil services examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) being one of the most challenging competitive tests in the country, cracking it is not an easy task. Many candidates spend years preparing to clear it.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
'57% home buyers think property prices will rise in next 12 months'
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Around 57 per cent home buyers in the country feel that property prices will rise in the next 12 months, according to a report.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
15 aides of gangster Kapil Sangwan held
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Delhi police have arrested 15 accomplices of wanted gangster Kapil Sangwan and recovered nine pistols and 65 live cartridges from them.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Burdwan blast case: NIA arrests JMB operative from Bengaluru
New Delhi/Bengaluru, June 25 (IANS) The NIA on Tuesday said that it has arrested an absconding Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB) operative, wanted in the 2014 Burdwan blast case, from Bengaluru.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Bengal's Bhatpara tense again over Left-Congress peace rally
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Tension again built up in West Bengal's Bhatpara after a commotion involving the police and the Left-Congress activists centring on a peace rally in the area on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
India seeks de-escalation in Persian Gulf
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) A concerned India wants de-escalation of tensions in the Persian Gulf, amid indications that Indian companies have stopped import of oil from Iran for the "time being" after the US lifted the waiver on sanctions last month.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Defence/Security
US likely to be told: India is not a high tariff country
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India is not a high tariff country and this is expected to be conveyed to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo during his talks with External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar here on Wednesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Over 4.27 lakh people were killed in road accidents from 2013-15
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Over 4.27 lakh people lost their lives in road accidents in the country from 2013-15. The deaths due to accidents have witnessed a rise in the period.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trade war: Government mulls plan to attract firms fleeing China
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) In a bid to boost manufacturing and exports, the government is considering a comprehensive plan to provide foreign companies with incentives to set up their operations in India.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Telangana Congress MLA decides to join BJP
Hyderabad, June 25 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and Telangana legislator K. Rajgopal Reddy on Tuesday said that he has taken a decision to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
2019-06-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Himachal HC orders closure of kindergarten school
Shimla, June 25 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Tuesday directed the principal of a school in Kullu town to take steps to return the money collected from the students to enable their parents to admit them in other schools and to shut the kindergarten school.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Saini's last rites performed in Sikar
Jaipur, June 25 (IANS) The last rites of BJP state president Madanlal Saini were performed on Tuesday in Sikar around 4 p.m.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Government staves off direct reply on delimitation in J&K
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The government on Tuesday did not state directly and clearly whether it was planning to conduct a delimitation exercise in Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Party in parking: Delhi excise department serves notice on hotel
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Delhi government's Excise Department on Sunday issued notice to The Hotel Lalit at Barakhamba Road for allegedly organising a 'Boiler Room Party' in the Hotel's parking space for which the organisers had not obtained licences.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'You can't think beyond a few people': PM attacks Congress
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) In a stinging attack on the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the Opposition party thinks only the Nehru-Gandhi family had contributed to the country's progress and mockingly quipped that it had "risen" so much that it had lost connect with the ground situation.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bajrang Punia announces tie-up with ASICS India
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Ace wrestler Bajrang Punia on Tuesday announced his association with sports equipment brand ASICS. The company said in a press release that the tie-up marked its foray into wrestling.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Pvt sector lost 15.41 million phones in Jan-March: DoT
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The number of telephones stood at 1,183.41 million as on March 31, 2019 against 1197.89 million on December 31, 2018. This implies a decrease of 14.48 million during the period, attributed to a decrease in number of telephones in the private sector by 15.41 million during the period, the Telecom ministry has said.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Your table salt may have poison, claims activist (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Citing a US lab report, an activist on Tuesday said that premium brands of processed iodised salt sold in India allegedly contain alarming levels of poisonous and carcicogenic components like potassium ferrocyanide.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Chelsea given permission to hold talks with Lampard
London, June 25 (IANS) Premier League giants Chelsea have been given permission by Derby County to speak to their manager Frank Lampard for a potential move to Stamford Bridge.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
China defends Xinjiang detention centres at UN meet
Geneva, June 25 (IANS) China defended detention of thousands of people in Xinjiang province at the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) meeting, here on Tuesday, and invited High Commissioner Michelle Bachelet to visit the area in the country's northwest.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diplomacy,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Govt considering hike in pension age limit under APY
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) has submitted a proposal to increase the limit of pension and age which the government is looking into.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Japanese firm bids whopping Rs 2,238 cr for 3-acre Mumbai plot
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Japanese multinational corporation (MNC) Sumitomo Corporation has bid a staggering Rs 2,238 crore for a three-acre plot in the prime Bandra-Kurla Complex (BKC) in central Mumbai, an official said here on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Air pollution linked to hypertension, heart diseases: Study
New York, June 25 (IANS) People who are exposed to high pollution levels are at significantly higher risk of suffering from hypertension, metabolic syndrome and heart diseases, says a new study.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
Gold at over 6-year high on geo-political tensions
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Geo-political tensions between the US and Iran on top of a slowing global economy have forced the investors to bet on safer assets, driving the gold prices to over 6-year high.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
RPG Group company Seniority plans to take in a strategic investor
Chennai, June 25 (IANS) RPG Group company Seniority Pvt Ltd, which sells products meant for senior citizens, plans to rope in a strategic investor who can help to grow the business, its co-founder Ayush Agarwal said on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Key takeaways of Goyal's Interim Budget ahead of full Budget
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) As Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presents her first Union Budget on July 5, speculation are rife about the steps in several sectors ranging from income tax to agriculture.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Lara admitted to Mumbai hospital with chest pain
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Legendary West Indies batsman Brian Lara was on Tuesday admitted to a Mumbai hospital after he complained of chest pain.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Rajasthan Police want formation of cyber crime cell
Jaipur, June 25 (IANS) The Rajasthan Police plan to hire cyber experts to tackle cyber crimes and criminals, and have asked the state government to form an agency that's well-equipped to handle these new-age criminals.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Technology
Delhi court sentences AAP MLA for three months in prison
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) A Delhi court on Tuesday sentenced AAP MLA Manoj Kumar to three months in jail for obstructing election process at a polling station during the 2013 assembly polls.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Colombo urged to drop plans to revive death penalty
Colombo, June 25 (IANS) Amnesty International on Tuesday called on Sri Lanka to abandon plans to introduce death penalty for drug-trafficking after the islands authorities decided to hire and train executioners.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Journalist files criminal complaint against Salman for assault
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) A television journalist from Mumbai has lodged a criminal complaint against Bollywood actor Salman Khan and his associates on charges of assault, threat, abuse and others, a lawyer said here on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights
Samaleshwari Express engine catches fire in Odisha; 3 dead
Bhubaneswar, June 25 (IANS) At least three persons were killed when the Howrah-Jagadalpur Samaleshwari Express' engine caught fire after the train rammed into a tower car engaged in repair work between Singapur Road and Keutguda in Odisha's Rayagada district on Tuesday, authorities said.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jaishankar to join top leaders who represented Gujarat in RS
Gandhinagar, June 25 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, who filed his nomination for the Rajya Sabha from Gujarat on Tuesday, will join a battery of luminaries to represent the state in the upper house of Parliament.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Bengal madrasa teacher pushed off train for not chanting 'Jai Shri Ram'
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) A madrasa teacher from West Bengal complained that he was allegedly beaten up and pushed off from moving train here by a group of men after refusing to chant "Jai Shri Ram", a Government Railway Police (GRP) officer said on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Religion
Learnt drag-flicking for team's sake: Gurjit Kuar
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team returned home to a rousing welcome on Monday after remaining unbeaten throughout their triumphant campaign at the FIH Women's Series Finals in Hiroshima, scoring 29 goals and conceding just four.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Sherin Mathews death: Foster dad pleads guilty to lesser charge
Washington, June 25 (IANS) Wesley Mathews, the adoptive father of three-year-old Indian girl Sherin Mathews who was found dead in a ditch in the US state of Texas in 2017, has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge, the media reported.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC dismisses PIL seeking CBI probe into Darvesh Yadav murder
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear a petition by a woman lawyer seeking a CBI probe in the daylight murder UP's first woman Bar Council President in Agra.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ranveer celebrates 36 years of India's World Cup win
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Actor Ranveer Singh celebrated India's cricket World Cup victory 36 years ago by sharing a video featuring the iconic moment and some behind the scenes of his upcoming movie "83".
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Delhi to develop 11 city forests this year
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Delhi's Forest Department plans to develop 11 forests across the city during the current financial year.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
J&K man nabbed for obscene comment about martyr's widow
Guwahati, June 25 (IANS) The police have arrested a man from Jammu and Kashmir who passed obscene comments about the widow of slain CRPF trooper Sunil Kalita who was recently killed in Maoist violence in Jharkhand.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Haryana cops can search vehicles carrying cow, beef
Chandigarh, June 25 (IANS) A police official or an authorised official in Haryana can now stop and search a vehicle used or intended to be used for transportation of "cows or beef".
2019-06-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Rapper Naezy shoots for 'Dance Deewane 2'
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Popular rapper Naezy shot for an episode of "Dance Deewane 2" alongside actress Madhuri Dixit Nene, who is a judge on the reality television show.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
India submits bid to host 2023 IOC session
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India on Tuesday offered to host the 2023 International Olympic Committee (IOC) session in Mumbai, a gathering where the host city for the 2030 Winter Olympics is expected to be chosen.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Madras HC allows Rajiv killing convict to argue her parole case
Chennai, June 25 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Tuesday allowed Rajiv Gandhi assassination convict S. Nalini to argue her parole case in person and ordered the Vellore Central Prison authorities to produce here on July 5.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Alzarri starts rehab under watchful eyes of MI physio
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) West Indies pacer Alzarri Joseph has started his rehabilitation programme under Mumbai Indians physiotherapist Nitin Patel after undergoing surgery on his shoulder.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Zimbabwe for easing of ivory, rhino horn trade ban
Harare, June 25 (IANS) Zimbabwe is sitting on $600 million ivory and rhino horn stockpiles following ban on hunting and trading of such products, the country's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has said.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Bengal's Bhatpara tense again over Left-Congress peace rally
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Tension again built up in West Bengal's Bhatpara after a commotion broke out between police and the Left-Congress activists centring on a peace rally in the area on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Panel formed for clarification on issues related to FDI in e-commerce
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) In an effort to bring about a convergence of interest between e-commerce platforms and small retailers, Union Minister Piyush Goyal has directed to form a committee which will provide necessary clarification on the issues related to FDI in e-commerce, an official statement said on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
TMC leader accuses Mamata govt of denying parole during CBI custody
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Saradha and Narada scam accused senior Trinamool Congress leader Madan Mitra has courted political controversy by claiming that his parole plea was declined 43 times by the Mamata Banerjee government during his 22 months in prison between 2014-2016, saying many of his party colleagues were spared from "bearing the burden of CBI" in spite of being named in various corruption cases.
2019-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Resolve waterlogging issue: Kejriwal to officials
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Ahead of the monsoon season, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal here on Tuesday asked officials to ensure that people had no inconvenience due to waterlogging.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Trinamool leader returns 'cut money' as demonstrations continue
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Amid widespread demonstrations by people across West Bengal over 'cut money', a Trinamool Congress leader in Birbhum on Tuesday returned money to beneficiaries of a project under the rural job guarantee scheme after he was accused of misappropriating the funds.
2019-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Suresh Raina knows the best way to watch cricket
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Indian cricketer Suresh Raina says the best way to cheer for team India at the ongoing World Cup 2019 is by doing it together with family and friends.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Samaleshwari Express engine catches fire in Odisha; 1 dead
Bhubaneswar, June 25 (IANS) One person was killed when the Howrah-Jagadalpur Samaleshwari Express' engine caught fire after the train rammed into a tower car engaged in repair work between Singapur Road and Keutguda in Odisha's Rayagada district on Tuesday, authorities said.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Party over for Naidu? Over a dozen TDP MLAs in touch with BJP (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) After engineering the defection of four Rajya Sabha members of Telugu Desam Party, the BJP is now in touch with more than two-thirds of TDP MLAs in Andhra Pradesh who may join the BJP soon.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
When Ekta Kapoor called the cops on Tusshar
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Producer Ekta Kapoor says once during a family trip to Tirupati, she and her brother Tusshar Kapoor ended up fighting. It ultimately led to her calling the police.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
AFC Cup: Chennaiyin face Manang in must-win group match
Kathmandu, Nepal, June 25 (IANS) Chennaiyin FC will conclude their debut AFC Cup group stage campaign with a must-win clash against Nepals Manang Marshyangdi Club at the All Nepal Football Association (ANFA) complex here on Wednesday.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Nepal,Sports,Football
England restrict Aussies to 285/7 despite Finch ton
London, June 25 (IANS) Australia frittered away a superb start to let England bowlers claw back and eventually restrict them to 285/7 in 50 overs in a high-octane World Cup group stage clash at the Lord's here on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Plastic manufacturers seek higher import duty on finished goods
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India's plastic manufacturing industry has sought an increase in customs duty on unsafe plastic materials and finished goods in the full-budget 2019-20, which will be presented on July 5.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Social engineering cyber attacks up considerably in Q1: FireEye
San Francisco, June 25 (IANS) There has been a significant increase in social engineering attacks globally in the first quarter of 2019, the intelligence-led security company FireEye said on Tuesday, adding that spoofed phishing attempts, HTTPS encryption in URL-based attacks and Cloud-based attacks focused on publicly hosted, trusted file-sharing services are on the rise.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security
5 Army soldiers killed in SL train collision
Colombo, June 25 (IANS) Five soldiers were killed when an Army truck collided with a train in Sri Lanka's Kilinochchi on Tuesday, the military said.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
J&K Anti-Corruption Bureau launches WhatsApp helpline
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) on Tuesday launched a phone and WhatsApp helpline for people to report any demands for bribes by public servants.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Business/Economy
RBI, government to set up selection panel on Acharya replacement after Budget
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Following the resignation of Viral Acharya as RBI Deputy Governor six months before his tenure ends, the government and the Reserve Bank of India will set up a selection panel after the Budget to look for his replacement.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
4 Chinese charged over Cambodia building collapse
Phnom Penh, June 25 (IANS) Four Chinese nationals were charged by a Cambodian court on Tuesday in connection with a building collapse that killed 28 people and injured 26 in the seaside city of Sihanoukville.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Cambodia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Stylish Suhana Khan rocks dungarees
London, June 25 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan's daughter Suhana Khan chose a pair of old school dungarees to make a style statement at a college party here.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Succession' is modern version of GoT: Brian Cox
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Actor Brian Cox says his TV show "Succession" is a modern version of the hugely popular fantasy show "Game of Thrones" (GoT).
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
SpiceJet to start 8 new international flights
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet will launch eight new non-stop international flights from Mumbai and Delhi to destinations, including Dhaka and Riyadh.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Women may get more posts in AMMA
Kochi, June 25 (IANS) The Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA) will ensure women get increased representation in its decision making, ending the male hegemony that was prevalent at the body, said an official and a top actor.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
SC dismisses Gujarat Congress plea against RS by-polls
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea by the Gujarat Congress challenging the Election Commission's (EC) decision to conduct separate by-polls for two Rajya Sabha seats which fell vacant after BJP leaders Amit Shah and Smriti Irani were elected to the Lok Sabha.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
GDA aims to boost industrial activity in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad, June 25 (IANS) The Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA) at its 153rd board meeting on Tuesday considered 37 proposals, including the plan to build warehouses to develop Ghaziabad into an industrial hub.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Abe survives no-trust vote over pension report scandal
Tokyo, June 25 (IANS) Opposition lawmakers in Japan unsuccessfully tabled a motion of no-confidence against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday after accusing him of burying a controversial government report that questioned the future sustainability of public pensions.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Japan,Politics
RPG Group firm Seniority may take in strategic investor
Chennai, June 25 (IANS) RPG Group company Seniority Pvt Ltd, which is vending products meant for senior citizens, plans to rope in a strategic investor who can help to grow the business, its co-founder Ayush Agarwal said on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Who imposed Emergency, ignored others' contributions, asks Modi
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday took a veiled swipe at the Congress, saying there are some people who believe that only a few contributed to the progress of the country while flaying it for imposing Emergency in 1975.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra scales down security of Naidu's family
Hyderabad, June 25 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's new government has scaled down the security of former chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu's family members.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Whistleblower staff that complained against chef Karunesh Khanna 'sacked'
London, June 25 (IANS) London-based restaurant chain Tamarind Kitchen has reportedly fired three employees who complained against Michelin-starred Karunesh Khanna, a chef of Indian-origin, used chicken as an ingredient in vegetarian and vegan dishes without informing the customers.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diaspora,Lifestyle/Fashion
Budget may keep Status quo on angel tax for startups
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Union Budget on July 5 was likely to maintain a status quo on angel tax for startups, sources said and added the problematic issues were taken care of in February this year.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
New US curbs shut doors of diplomacy: Iran
Tehran, June 25 (IANS) Iran said on Tuesday new US sanctions on its Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei had permanently closed the door on diplomacy between the two sides and threatened global stability as Washington renewed efforts to build a global alliance against Tehran.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics
Every person has right to request parole: Haryana CM on Ram Rahim
Chandigarh, June 25 (IANS) The ruling BJP in Haryana seems to be favouring jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who was convicted in August 2017 for raping two of his disciples and is now seeking parole, saying it is his right owing to his "good conduct" in jail.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
SC asks Agusta accused Saxena: would his relatives stand surety for him?
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked Rajeev Saxena, an accused-turned-approver in the money laundering case in the Agusta Westland chopper scam, who would stand surety for him and also queried on the amount he would deposit to ensure his return to India after addressing his medical issues.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Markets surge by 311 pts as oil prices retreat
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) The Sensex logged 311-point gain on Tuesday as the Brent crude prices retreated after a sharp rise during the past few sessions over US-Iran tension.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Chandrababu Naidu living in illegal house, says Andhra CM
Amaravati, June 25 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday alleged that his predecessor, and now Leader of Opposition N. Chandrababu Naidu was living in an illegal house on the banks of Krishna river here.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
SRK: 27 years in Bollywood and counting
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) It was June 25, 1992 when "Deewana" released, and paved the small-to-big screen way for Shah Rukh Khan, who has earned epithets like 'Badshah' and 'King Khan' during his glorious journey, and will next be heard in the Hindi dubbed version of "The Lion King".
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kiara gets into hipster mode for 'Guilty'
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Actress Kiara Advani, who is currently taking the box office by storm with her recent release "Kabir Singh", is gearing up for a film with filmmaker Karan Johar titled "Guilty" in which she is all "hipster and forceful".
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
People have elected stable government: Modi
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday thanked the voters for electing a stable government and praised the spirit of the people.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Your table salt contains deadly cyanide: US lab report
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) In a shocker, a US lab report reveals that premium brands of processed iodised salt sold in India allegedly contain alarming levels of carcinogenic and harmful components like potassium ferrocyanide, an activist said here on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Business/Economy
Uttarakhand to contest HC ban on stay in meadows
Dehradun, June 25 (IANS) After protests by two Congress MLAs at Assembly, the Uttarakhand government, here on Tuesday, said it would move the Supreme Court against the high court order banning night stay at meadows and limiting the entry of tourists there.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
RBI panel suggests Rs 5K cr distressed asset fund for MSMEs
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) An RBI panel, led by former Sebi Chairman U.K. Sinha, has recommended the creation of a distressed asset fund with a corpus of Rs 5,000 crore for small businesses.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
BJP MPs never raised Delhi's law & order issues in Parliament in 5 years: AAP
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Calling Delhi's "deteriorating" law and order situation a matter of "grave concern", the ruling Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday accused BJP MPs of not raising the city's crime issues in Parliament in the last five years.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
AAP government seeks to make Delhi self-sufficient in water
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) As several parts of the country are facing a serious water crisis, the Delhi government is working to make the national capital self-sufficient in water -- instead of perenially depending on neighbouring states.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Vinay, Raima excited about 'Aliya Basu Gayab...'
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Actors Vinay Pathak, Raima Sen and Salim Diwan are set to star in "Aliya Basu Gayab Hai", a romantic thriller featuring three different sexualities. They say the script was very convincing.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Two INLD legislators join BJP in Haryana
Chandigarh, June 25 (IANS) In another setback to the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) in Haryana, two of its sitting legislators joined the ruling BJP on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
India sold over 204 mn WiFi devices in 2018: Report
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) As many as 204.5 million WiFi enabled consumer devices were sold in 2018, with mobile phones contributing close to 90 per cent of the sales, a new report said on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Kashmiri newspaper owner arrested, released on bail
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) The owner of an Urdu daily newspaper, arrested On Monday in a nearly three-decade-old case, was on Tuesday released on bail by a court here.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
Runaway bride found living with lesbian partner
Jaipur, June 25 (IANS) A girl in Rajasthan who went missing 23 days after her marriage was traced living with her lesbian partner in Haryana, police said on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
UAE keen to invest in Himachal Pradesh, says CM
Shimla, June 25 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates is keen to invest in food processing, logistics and infrastructure of Himachal Pradesh, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has said.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Politics
ALERT: PM Modi begins reply to debate on President's address to Parliament
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2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India asks Antigua to expedite Choksi's extradition
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Indian government has urged Antigua to accelerate the legal process associated with the extradition of diamond trader Mehul Choksi, wanted in India in the Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank scam, said sources familiar with the development.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Don't force anyone to say 'Jai Shri Ram': Naqvi
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) You can hug a person to make him say "Jai Shri Ram" but no force can be used, Union Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said here on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Religion
Arjun Maini makes return to Formula 2
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) J.K. Racing backed Arjun Maini will return to the FIA Formula 2 grid for the upcoming rounds in Austria and Silverstone. Having recently made his debut at the prestigious 24 Hours of LeMans, Arjun's decision will come as a surprise to many when he embarks on a two race stint with Spanish team Campos Racing.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Motorsports
Poor sleep linked to reduced memory in older adults
New York, June 25 (IANS) Senior citizens, please take note. Lower sleep quality and variability in night sleep time may adversely affect your ability to recall past events, says a study.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion
Panorama Studios, PVR Pictures unite to distribute films
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Kumar Mangat Pathak and Abhishek Pathaks Panorama Studios has joined hands with PVR Pictures Limited to distribute films pan India.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Pompeo visit to India 'very important,' says Jaishankar
Gandhinagar, June 25 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar described the three-day India visit by US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo beginning Tuesday night as "very important", stating that the tensions between US and Iran was a difficult international issue that India was dealing with.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Having my story told in a book exciting: Gulshan
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Actor Gulshan Grover says having his story told in a book is exciting yet unnerving.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Art/Culture/Books
Tiger remembers MJ on 10th death anniversary
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) On the 10th death anniversary of Michael Jackson on Tuesday, Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff -- a huge fan of the King of Pop -- paid a tribute by sharing a video on Instagram.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Goa government to set up 'skilling' centres for disabled children: CM
Panaji, June 25 (IANS) The Goa government will start special 'skilling' centres for disabled children in order to facilitate their entry into the mainstream, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Human Interest/Society
Top Indian salt brands contain deadly cyanide: US lab report
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) In a shocker, a US lab report reveals that premium brands of processed iodised salt sold in India allegedly contain alarming levels of carcinogenic and harmful components like potassium ferrocyanide, an activist said here on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Business/Economy
250 migrant kids moved from 'horrific cells' in US
Washington, June 25 (IANS) At least 250 migrant children have been moved from an overcrowded border station in the US state of Texas where they had been "locked up in horrific cells with an open toilet in the middle of the room", the media reported.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United States,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
IOA can't decide to boycott 2022 CWG unilaterally: Rijiju
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Sports Minister Kirren Rijiju clarified that any decision regarding India potentially boycotting the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games due to the ouster of shooting from the games programme will have to be taken after due consultation with the government.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Musk reveals his on-Mars coffee plans on Twitter
San Francisco, June 25 (IANS) Just as SpaceX CEO Elon Musk prepared for the "most difficult launch" of his rocket company with Falcon Heavy rocket, the space-enthusiast changed his display picture on Twitter from an alcoholic monkey to that of an astronaut sipping hot coffee on Mars.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Auli wedding: Decision on refund of deposit on July 8
Dehradun, June 25 (IANS) The Uttarakhand High Court will take up on July 8 the issue of refund of Rs 3 crore security money deposit by the Gupta brothers with the Chamoli district administration.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mulayam Singh may undergo surgery today
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Samajwadi Party (SP) patron Mulayam Singh Yadav may undergo a Thulium Laser surgery at a Ghaziabad hospital on Tuesday. He has been suffering from urinary incontinence.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Katrina gives sneak peak into 'Tip tip...' remake
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Actress Katrina Kaif gave fans a sneak peek into the making of the recreated version of the song "Tip tip barsa pani" from the upcoming film "Sooryavanshi".
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
I'm always driven by conviction: Anupam Kher
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) When Anupam Kher entered Bollywood as an actor in the 1980s, the industry was ruled by Anil Kapoor, Sunny Deol and Sanjay Dutt, among others. While most of them established themselves as style icons, Anupam was experiencing a hair fall problem. He says his conviction made him flaunt his bald look.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India expects US to grant waiver on S-400 deal with Russia
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India expects the US administration to grant a waiver from sanctions to its procurement of five S-400 missile defence systems from Russia over which a threat of sanctions is looming large.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Cities with racial tweets report more hate crimes
New York, June 25 (IANS) Researchers have found that cities with a higher incidence of racist tweets reported more actual hate crimes related to race, ethnicity and national origin.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Technology
Gulabo-Sitabo puppets were born in Big B's village in UP
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) 'Gulabo-Sitabo, the famous puppets who had drifted into oblivion with the advent of computer games, are now back in the reckoning.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
Road mishaps rise in UP, but treatment facilities lag behind
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Not a day passes when deaths due to road accidents do not make it to the headlines of TV channels and newspapers.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gulabo-Sitabo puppets envisage revival with Big B's next
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Gulabo-Sitabo, the famous puppets that had drifted into oblivion with the advent of computer games, are now back in reckoning. Amitabh Bachchan upcoming film "Gulabo Sitabo" has put the spotlight on these puppets.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Art/Culture/Books
Kerala HC allows screening of Patwardhan's film
Kochi, June 25 (IANS) The Kerala High Court here on Tuesday permitted screening of Anand Patwardhan's documentary "Vivek" (Reason) at the ongoing International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala (IDSFFK) in Thiruvananthapuram.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Repairs to Harry, Meghan's new home cost taxpayers $2.8m
London, June 25 (IANS) The official home that UK's Queen Elizabeth II has given to Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, was refurbished using 2.4 million pounds ($2.8 million) of taxpayers' money, accounts published by Buckingham Palace on Tuesday showed.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Human Interest/Society
Tamil Nadu government most corrupt, says DMK in LS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The DMK on Tuesday termed AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu as "most corrupt" and claimed that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was the master of its southern ally.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Deficit rain, heat wave hit normal life in northeast
Agartala/Aizawl, June 25 (IANS) Huge rain deficit and severe heat wave conditions hit the normal life across the north-eastern region and the supply of drinking water has been severely affected.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Tripura,National,Environment/Wildlife
Tiger pulls off MJ steps in Ranveer's 'Khalibali' song
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Actor Tiger Shroff danced to actor Ranveer Singh's song "Khalibali" from the film "Padmaavat", but with a twist.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
New Zealand's Martin Guptill eyes another WC feat
Birmingham, June 25 (IANS) New Zealand opener Martin Guptill will aim to add another feather to his cap when he comes to bat against Pakistan in their World Cup fixture to be played on Wednesday.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Vinay, Raina excited about 'Aliya Basu Gayab Hai'
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Actors Vinay Pathak, Raima Sen and Salim Diwan are set to star in "Aliya Basu Gayab Hai", a romantic thriller featuring three different sexualities. They say the script was very convincing.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
It is love that binds friends on Snapchat in India
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Love is central to friendship on Snapchat in India and the country is among few that hosts large friend groups on the photo-messaging app, the company said on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: International, India,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
ED action angers Maoists in Bihar, Jharkhand
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Two senior Enforcement Directorate officials working on attaching the properties of Maoists in Bihar and Jharkhand have come on the radar of the extremists, official sources said.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Withrdraw UGC circular on Hindi, says CPI-M
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) on Tuesday sought the withdrawal of a UGC circular which it said seeks to push Hindi as a compulsory subject in all undergraduate courses across the country.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Internal security on top of Amit Shah's Kashmir visit
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who arrives here on a two-day visit to Kashmir Valley on Wednesday, will co-chair the unified headquarters meeting with J&K Governor Satya Pal Malik.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Brian Lara admitted in hospital with chest pain
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Legendary West Indies batsman Brian Lara was on Tuesday admitted in a Mumbai hospital after he complained of chest pain.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Pankaj Tripathi shoots for '83' despite injury
London, June 25 (IANS) Pankaj Tripathi has started shooting for "'83" despite an injury that he suffered when he fell off a motorbike. The actor says a physiotherapist on the film's set is helping him out with the pain.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sexual assault accuser 'not my type', says Trump
Washington, June 25 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has again denied allegations that he sexually assaulted a television show host and magazine columnist in the 1990s, saying "she's not my type".
2019-06-25
Category: International, United States,Politics
Jaishankar files nomination for Rajya Sabha bypoll from Gujarat
Gandhinagar, June 25 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar and BJP's Gujarat OBC Cell President Jugalji Thakor on Tuesday filed nominations for the July 5 bypoll for the two Rajya Sabha seats from Gujarat.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Bhuvneshwar hits the net running under watchful eyes of Farhart
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) In a big positive for the Indian team management, pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar bowled for around 30-35 minutes at the indoor nets in Manchester on Tuesday. While it is unclear if he will be in contention for the game against West Indies at Old Trafford on Thursday, the close to full run-up bowling session is an indicator that the hamstring niggle has improved.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Samsung unveils 3 Galaxy wearables in India
Gurugram, June 25 (IANS) Samsung on Tuesday unveiled its Galaxy Watch Active, Galaxy Fit and Galaxy Fit e wearables in India for Rs 19,990, Rs 9,990 and Rs 2,590, respectively.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Haryana,Business/Economy,Technology
Police bust racket behind false claims against Indiabulls
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd on Tuesday said that police in Gurugram in Haryana had uncovered a racket of hurling allegations of money laundering at the housing finance company.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cop arrested for consuming liquor in dry Bihar
Patna, June 25 (IANS) A policeman was on Tuesday arrested for consuming liquor in the Bhagalpur district of Bihar, a dry state, the police said.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Paytm First Games grows thrice this World Cup
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The June 16 clash between India and Pakistan, which the Men in Blue won quite easily, in the ongoing World Cup 2019 triggered a massive jump in the popularity of fantasy cricket -- First Captains -- at Paytm First Games.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Uttarakhand Congress MLAs wants ban lifted on stay in meadows
Dehradun, June 25 (IANS) Two Congress MLAs in Uttarakhand on Tuesday protested against government's "inaction" against High Court's order banning night stay at meadows in the state and limiting the entry of tourists which is affecting the tourism industry.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Umtiti happy in Barca despite exit rumours
Madrid, June 25 (IANS) Barcelona's French international defender Samuel Umtiti says he is happy at the club and is not looking to leave, despite rumours linking him with a move away from the Camp Nou.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Pompeo to meet Indian leaders Wednesday; New Delhi wants de-escalation in Persian Gulf
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) India is expected to press for de-escalation of tensions in the Persian Gulf when External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar holds talks with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo here on Wednesday amidst indications that Indian oil companies have stopped imports from Iran for the time being.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
This day, that year: When Kapil's Devils conquered the world
London, June 25 (IANS) It was on this very day, 36 years back, that the Indian team had the honour of lifting the coveted World Cup Trophy for the very first time. Overcoming all odds to beat the mighty West Indies in the finals of the showpiece event at the iconic Lord's in 1983 can actually work as the perfect inspiration for Virat Kohli and his boys as they look to win this year's title.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Pakistani politician, journalist get violent on TV
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) A live news debate on a Pakistani news channel turned ugly after an argument between a politician and a journalist turned physical, shocking viewers across the country.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Pakistan,National,Media,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
UP emerges as the new Bollywood destination (IANS Special)
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh is emerging as the new Bollywood destination as A-listers have opted to shoot their films in the state and filmmakers are also busy exploring virgin locations. Officials say that the film-friendly policies and favourable conditions have envinced interest in shooting in the state.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Two Maharashtra MLAs robbed in trains
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Two Maharashtra MLAs from Buldhana district were robbed on two different Mumbai-bound trains, officials said here on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
BJP ministers 'favour' parole for Gurmeet Ram Rahim
Chandigarh, June 25 (IANS) The ruling BJP in Haryana seems to be favouring jailed Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who was convicted in August 2017 for raping two of his disciples and is now seeking parole, saying this is his right owing to his 'good conduct' in jail.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Religion
I-League clubs' legal threat a reaction to AIFF's actions
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Reacting to the threat of the I-League clubs on Monday that they will be forced to take legal steps if the Indian Super League (ISL) is made the primary league of India, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said that the decision was not only pre-mature, but also unnecessary. The federation said that a call would only be taken in the Executive Committee meeting on July 3 and any statement before that was unwarranted.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Use of AI to detect fraud set to triple by 2021: Survey
San Francisco, June 25 (IANS) As cyber criminals find new ways to exploit technology, a new survey has said that the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) for fraud detection globally would triple by 2021.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
'Amitabh Bachchan a frugal eater, prefers vegetarian food'
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) The hotel staffs desire to serve the best of Awadhi food to megastar Amitabh Bachchan during his stay in Lucknow has remained unfulfilled so far.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society
England opt to bowl against Australia (Toss)
London, June 25 (IANS) England captain Eoin Morgan won the toss and elected to field against Australia in their crucial World Cup fixture at the Lord's on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
'Nirav Modi-PNB fraud a familiar rerun, not the last'
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Rs 14,000 crore Nirav Modi-PNB scam is not the first and certainly not the last despite elaborate checks prescribed by the regulators, says a new book by B.V. Kumar, a former head of the Directorate of Revenue (Intelligence) who was in the thick of the struggle against scamsters, smugglers and underworld during his 35 years in the Indian Revenue Service (IRS).
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Art/Culture/Books
Sri Lanka still a paradise: Jacqueline
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Sri Lanka is still a safe haven and a paradise for tourists, actress Jacqueline Fernandez said two months after her native country saw its worst terror attack.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
176 kids lost their parents in Easter attacks: Cardinal Ranjith
Colombo, June 25 (IANS) At least 176 children have lost either both or one of their parents in the Easter Sunday terror bombings which killed over 250 people and injured hundreds, Archbishop of Colombo Cardinal Malcolm Ranjith has said.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Terrorism
Statins may double diabetes risk: Study
New York, June 25 (IANS) People who take cholesterol-lowering statins may be at twice the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, says a new study.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
World Bank approves $147 mn loan to Jharkhand
Ranchi, June 25 (IANS) The World Bank on Tuesday approved a $147 million loan agreement to provide basic urban services to the people of Jharkhand and help improve the management capacity of the urban local bodies (ULBs) in the state.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Business/Economy
Music boosts academic performance of schoolkids
Toronto, June 25 (IANS) High school students who take music courses score significantly better in exams than their non-musical peers, says a study.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Canada,Education,Lifestyle/Fashion
US defiant to international law by imposing new sanctions: Iran
Tehran, June 25 (IANS) The US new sanctions against top Iranian officials signify Washington's "disrespect" for international law, Tehran's Ambassador to the UN was quoted as saying by Iran's state TV on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Two from TMC take oath as Lok Sabha members
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Newly-elected Trinamool Congress actor-turned-politicians Nusrat Jahan Ruhi and Mimi Chakraborty on Tuesday took oath in Bangla as members of the 17th Lok Sabha.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SHIVAN & NARRESH looking forward to explore kids' line
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Designers Shivan Bhatiya and Narresh Kukreja of the luxury holiday fashion brand SHIVAN & NARRESH are looking forward to explore a standalone category for children.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Fans sulk over Tendulkar's remarks on Dhoni's batting
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The legendary Sachin Tendulkar had made his displeasure known over M.S. Dhoni's slow batting during India's World Cup game against Afghanistan. Tendulkar had said that the stumper should have shown more positive intent during his time at the crease. Dhoni took 52 balls to score 28 runs which had reduced India's scoring rate in the middle overs.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Victorious Indian women's hockey team back in Delhi
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team arrived here on Tuesday after a successful campaign at the FIH Women's Series Finals Hiroshima, 2019.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Native cows will match foreign breeds in 5 years: Giriraj
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) In the coming five years the native cows will match the standards of international breeds, said Minister of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries Giriraj Singh in the Lok Sabha detailing efforts being made by the Modi government under Rashtra Gokul Mission.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Puri draws flak for walking out of Lok Sabha
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri was at the receiving end of Opposition's ire for walking out of the Lok Sabha even before the matter he had raised was over.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ecuador-Japan draw gives Paraguay ticket to Copa America QF
Belo Horizonte (Brazil), June 25 (IANS) Ecuador and Japan squandered the possibility of qualifying for the quarter-finals of the Copa America tournament with a 1-1 tie in the third and final match of Group C played at the Mineirao Stadium here.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Mohan Ranade, veteran freedom fighter, dies at 89
Panaji, June 25 (IANS) Veteran freedom fighter and Padmashri Mohan Ranade, who participated in Goa's independence struggle against Portuguese rule, died early on Tuesday in Pune following prolonged illness. He was 89.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Two women mowed down by jilted man
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), June 25 (IANS) Two women were mowed down by a car that was driven by a man who had allegedly tried to molest a woman from the same family earlier.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Six killed in Jharkhand road accident
Ranchi, June 25 (IANS) Six people were killed and 39 others injured when a bus plunged into a valley on Tuesday in Jharkhand's Garwah district, police said
2019-06-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Himansh Kohli, Pia team up for music video
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Actors Himansh Kohli and Pia Bajpiee will feature in the video of an upcoming single titled "Tera shehar".
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Today's food is too sweet: Study
New York, June 25 (IANS) Customers find foods in today's marketplace to be too sweet, researchers that analysed nearly four lakh food reviews said.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kohli sweats it out ahead of West Indies clash
Manchester, June 25 (IANS) The Virat Kohli-led Indian team is currently unbeaten in the ongoing 2019 World Cup and the skipper is leaving no stones unturned to keep the winning momentum going. Even though the players have been given a couple of days off after the win over Afghanistan, Kohli has been sweating it out in the gym.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Woman hangs self after YSRCP-TDP clash in Andhra
Amaravati, June 25 (IANS) A woman worker of opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) committed suicide after an alleged attack by a group belonging to ruling YSR Congress Party (YDRCP) in Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
58% APAC firms adopt mobile-first mindset: Study
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Nearly 58 per cent of leading organizations in the Asia-Pacific region -- especially in India -- are investing in mobile-based technologies to enhance front-line workers' productivity and customer satisfaction in field operations, a new study said on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Cracks emerge in Grand Alliance in Bihar
Patna, June 25 (IANS) The RJD-led Grand Alliance in Bihar is showing signs of breaking up.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Dependability an important reputation to have: Jacqueline
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez says she feels flattered when people say she is a dependable artiste.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Odisha to focus on agriculture to bring poverty below 5%
Bhubaneswar, June 25 (IANS) Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal on Tuesday said the government will emphasise on agriculture development and farmers' welfare for bringing poverty below five per cent over the next five years.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Ex-Goa AAP leader files complaint against online stalker
Panaji, June 25 (IANS) A former AAP leader from Goa has filed a complaint against an online stalker, claiming she has been stalked and sexually harassed on social media platforms including Facebook and WhatsApp.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Kallis urges SA to follow England for ODI resurgence
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Former Proteas all-rounder Jacques Kallis has urged the current South African team to take inspiration from England in a bid to revive their ODI performance following their early stage exit from the ongoing World Cup in England and Wales.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Health startup cure.fit raises $120mn in fresh funding
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Health and fitness start-up cure.fit on Tuesday announced it has raised $120 million in series D round of funding.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine,Technology
'Spider-Man: Far From Home' to open in India a day earlier
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Tom Holland's "Spider-Man: Far From Home" will arrive in India a day earlier than scheduled - all thanks to the widespread fan frenzy for the film in the country.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Arjun jets off for birthday vacation with Malaika
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Arjun Kapoor and Malaika Arora were spotted leaving the airport here together, seemingly for a vacation to celebrate the "Ishaqzaade" actor's 34th birthday, which falls on Wednesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Why Beyonce was 'perfect choice' for 'The Lion King'
Los Angeles, June 25 (IANS) Filmmaker Jon Favreau is a big fan of Beyonce Knowles-Carter, and says it was exciting to see the musical element that the Grammy Award-winning singer brought to his film "The Lion King".
2019-06-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Envoys of 4 nations present credentials to President
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Ambassadors of Ethiopia, Tajikistan, the Philippines and Nicaragua presented their credentials to President Ram Nath Kovind at a ceremony held at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Mamata terms Modi's first tenure as 'Super Emergency'
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) Marking the 44th anniversary of the Emergency, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday called the previous tenure of the Narendra Modi government as "Super Emergency".
2019-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Kim's sister appears to take leadership role: Seoul's spy agency
Seoul, June 25 (IANS) Kim Yo-jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, appears to have been promoted to a leadership role, South Korea's spy agency said on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
No love triangle in 'Dabangg 3', says Sonakshi
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha, who is reprising her role as Rajjo in "Dabangg 3", says there will be no love triangle in the upcoming instalment of the movie.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Infants can link ethnicity with language: Study
Toronto, June 25 (IANS) A study has found that babies as young as 11-month-olds can learn to associate the language they hear with ethnicity.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion
Grew an early distaste for fame, glamour: Abhay Deol
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Actor Abhay Deol says he never felt the urge to chase roles that would put him in the league of quintessential Bollywood heroes because he grew a distaste for fame and glamour very early on in life.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rajasthan leaders pay tributes to Madan Lal Saini
Jaipur, June 25 (IANS) Several senior leaders, including Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot and former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Tuesday paid tributes to Rajasthan BJP Chief Madan Lal Saini at the party's state headquarters here.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Close to my real self: Bhumi on 'Pati Patni Aur Woh' role
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar, who has transformed herself one film after another, is excited about finally getting a chance to play a character close to her real self in "Pati Patni Aur Woh".
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
52% Indians believe smart devices spying on them: Survey
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) As many as 52 per cent or more than half of the Indians believe their smart devices record personal information without their knowledge, a survey by YouGov said on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Defence/Security
Wanted to 'commit suicide' after India loss: Mickey Arthur
London, June 25 (IANS) Pakistan head coach Mickey Arthur has claimed that he was feeling so low and disappointed after his team's loss to India in the ongoing World Cup that he wanted to "commit suicide".
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Boris Johnson defends Brexit plan, 'row' silence
London, June 25 (IANS) Former British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has admitted that he would need the European Union's (EU) co-operation to avoid a hard Irish border or crippling tariffs on trade in the event of no deal.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Merger of 12 Congress MLAs with TRS: Acharya
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The merger of 12 Congress MLAs in Telangana with the TRS and the merger of four TDP Rajya Sabha members with the BJP are "illegal" as they violate the law, said former Lok Sabha Secretary General P.D.T. Acharya.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
PM lauds policies on infrastructure, 'housing for all'
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) Four years into NDA's initiatives on infrastructure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that the government has ushered a new paradigm in development and "no stone will be left unturned to fulfil the dream of housing for all".
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Apple releases public beta of new iPhone, iPad OS
San Francisco, June 25 (IANS) Apple has released the first public beta of its upcoming iPhone and iPad operating systems (OS), iOS 13 and iPadOS 13, open for everybody to download and experience the test versions.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
4 JMB militants, including 3 Bangladeshis, held in Kolkata
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) The Special Task Force of Kolkata Police has arrested four members of banned terror outfit Neo-JMB (Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh), including three Bangladeshi nationals from Kolkata, an officer said on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Terrorism
BJP cancels parliamentary meet following Saini's death
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The BJP has cancelled it's parliamentary party meeting scheduled on Tuesday following the death of Rajya Sabha MP and Rajasthan party chief Madan Lal Saini, a party leader said.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Dhanush croons raw, soothing number for 'Asuran'
Chennai, June 25 (IANS) Actor Dhanush, who is also an established singer, has revealed that he has crooned a raw, soothing number for the upcoming Tamil revenge drama "Asuran", directed by Vetrimaaran.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz
Pakistan face unbeaten New Zealand in must-win clash (Preview)
Birmingham, June 25 (IANS) Pakistan will play another must-win game when they take on New Zealand, the most consistent team in the World Cup so far, in their crucial encounter at Edgbaston on Wednesday.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Sydney declares climate emergency
Sydney, June 25 (IANS) The Australian city of Sydney on Tuesday declared a climate emergency and called for a price on carbon to be reinstated, stressing that global warming poses a danger to its residents and to the whole country.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
Pride protests against Google's code of conduct: Report
San Francisco, June 25 (IANS) In what seems like a saturated outburst against criticism, Google has warned its employees that Pride protests are against the companys code of conduct.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
BJP leaders calls Emergency 'darkest chapter' of Indian history
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) On the 44th anniversary of the Emergency, top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders on Tuesday criticized the 19 month-long period of Emergency, declared by then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, saying it was the "darkest chapter" in the history of India.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India game not easy, we'll give our best shot: Shakib
Southampton, June 25 (IANS) All-rounder Shakib al Hasan believes Bangladesh are capable enough to beat India, adding they will have to play their best in order to beat the Men in Blue in the next cricket World Cup fixture on July 2.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Employees who watch porn encourage unethical behaviour
New York, June 25 (IANS) If you think watching porn is something which is strictly an individual choice and has nothing to do with your business, hold on. Researchers now reveal that employees who view pornography at work aren't only costing companies millions of rupees in wasted time but also causing harm to the organisations.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United States,Technology
Akram hopes for repeat of 1992 WC for Pakistan against NZ
Birmingham, June 25 (IANS) Former Pakistan speedster Wasim Akram has advised Safaraz Ahmed not to tinker with the winning combination and go with an unchanged playing XI against New Zealand in their crucial World Cup match to be played on Wednesday at Edgbaston.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Deepika is a 'good Sindhi bahu', says Ranveer
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Deepika Padukone's latest photographs on social media caught the attention of her actor husband Ranveer Singh, who called the actress a "good Sindhi bahu".
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Kachori wala' with annual turnover of Rs 60 lakhs
Aligarh, June 25 (IANS) A simple shop selling 'kachoris' in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh has left the commercial tax sleuths astounded.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Madhuri reminisces 'unforgettable' dance off with Karisma
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Actress Madhuri Dixit Nene reminisced the iconic "dance off" scene with actress Karisma Kapoor from the 1997 film "Dil Toh Pagal Hai".
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Suspected Chinese hackers attack global telecom carriers
Washington, June 25 (IANS) Suspected Chinese hackers have infiltrated into the networks of over a dozen telecommunication providers in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East -- gaining control and stealing hundreds of gigabytes of data of individuals, a US-based cyber security firm has revealed.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United States,Technology,Defence/Security
Priyanka, Nick romance in 'city of love'
Paris, June 25 (IANS) Indian actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas and her pop-singer husband Nick Jonas were seen romancing each other in the French capital also known as the "city of love".
2019-06-25
Category: International, France,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UN expresses alarm at internet blackout in Myanmar
Yangon, June 25 (IANS) A UN expert on Tuesday warned of a possible cover-up of human rights violations in Myanmar following the government's decision to cut off mobile internet services in an area where an ethnic-minority guerrilla group is active.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Myanmar,Politics
UP Police sirens to play 'Jaagte Raho'
Lucknow, June 25 (IANS) Remember those good old days when the watchman would shout "Jaagte Raho" throughout the night to keep thieves at bay.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Defence/Security
Unauthorised drones cause flight delays at Singapore airport
Singapore, June 25 (IANS) Unauthorised drone activities and also the bad weather caused several flight delays and diversions at Singapore's Changi airport, authorities said on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Singapore,Politics
Sensex, Nifty flat; metal scrips gain
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) Sensex and Nifty traded on a flat note during the morning trade session on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Democratic ethos prevailed authoritarian mindset: Modi on Emergency
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) On the 44th anniversary of the Emergency, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid tributes to "all those greats who fiercely and fearlessly resisted" it, adding that the country's "democratic ethos successfully prevailed over an authoritarian mindset".
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Microsoft losing on Android my 'greatest mistake': Bill Gates
San Francisco, June 25 (IANS) Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates has said that his "greatest mistake ever" was the company losing on the Android opportunity which has cost Microsoft nearly $400 billion and made Google the real winner.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Stray dogs maul infant to death in UP
Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh), June 25 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a three-month old was mauled to death by stray dogs in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Urdu newspaper owner arrested in Srinagar
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) The owner of an Urdu newspaper was arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar district in connection with a case registered against him in 1992, police said on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media
Spotify paying tax on less than 1% of paid subscribers: Apple
San Francisco, June 25 (IANS) Swedish music streaming service Spotify is not paying 30 per cent 'Apple tax' on its subscriptions via App Store as claimed but even less than 1 per cent of paid subscribers, Apple has said.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,National
Abu Dhabi Crown Prince receives Pompeo
Abu Dhabi, June 25 (IANS) Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Shaikh Mohammad Bin Zayed Al Nahyan received US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo here, the media reported on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Togo,Politics
Hyderabad man killed in San Francisco accident
San Francisco, June 25 (IANS) A Hyderabad man and another person was killed in road accident in the US city of San Francisco, police said.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Diaspora,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shakib has been outstanding for us: Mortaza
Southampton, June 25 (IANS) Bangladesh captain Mashrafe Mortaza was all praise for all-rounder Shakib al Hasan, who continued his golden run in the ongoing World Cup and helped the team register a convincing 62-run victory over Afghanistan.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Kashmiri cab driver returns tourist's bag with valuables
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) A Kashmiri taxi driver has returned the lost bag of a tourist family containing valuables worth over Rs 10 lakhs in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, sources said on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Human Interest/Society
Shakib emulates Yuvraj to achieve rare WC feat
Southampton, June 25 (IANS) Bangladesh's Shakib al Hasan, number one ODI all-rounder, has achieved a rare feat by becoming the only second player to score a 50 and take a five-wicket haul in a World Cup match.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Indian imam's minor daughter dead in UAE accident
Dubai, June 25 (IANS) An Indian imam's two-year-old daughter died in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) when the car in which she was travelling with her parents veered off the road and flipped over several times, the media reported on Tuesday.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trump to meet Saudi, Turkish, German leaders on G20 sidelines
Washington, June 25 (IANS) US President Donald Trump will meet Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Japan this week, the White House said.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United States,Politics
Stardom is imposed on you: Mammootty (IANS Interview)
Kochi, June 25 (IANS) Mammootty neither takes the tag of "superstar" seriously, nor does he take it for granted. The megastar, who at 67 is set to feature in a mega-budget Malayalam period drama, feels stardom is imposed, and not acquired by anyone.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
US edge past Spain to advance to Women's WC quarters
Reims (France) June 25 (IANS) After outscoring opponents 18-0 in the group stage of the 2019 Women's World Cup, the US had to work hard for a 2-1 victory over Spain in the knockout stage.
2019-06-25
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Late Cavani strike sinks Chile in Copa America
Rio de Janeiro, June 25 (IANS) A late Edinson Cavani header gave Uruguay a 1-0 win over defending Copa America champions Chile as the Celeste secured top spot in Group C.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Milan to host 2026 Winter Olympic Games
Madrid, June 25 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has awarded the organisation of the 2026 Winter Olympic Games to Milan-Cortina d'Ampezzo over Stockholm-Are.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Other Sports
US man found guilty of kidnapping, killing Chinese scholar
Washington, June 25 (IANS) Brendt Christensen, a former University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) doctoral student, was found guilty of kidnapping and killing Zhang Yingying, a visiting Chinese scholar in 2017.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US billionaires urge 2020 presidential candidates to tax them
Washington, June 25 (IANS) A group of US billionaires has urged the 2020 presidential candidates
2019-06-25
Category: International, United States,Politics
EU lacks determination to implement nuke deal: Iran
Tehran, June 25 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the European Union (EU) lack resolve and power to implement their commitments pertaining to the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
2019-06-25
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Afghan President to visit Pakistan this week
Islamabad, June 25 (IANS) Afghan President Ashraf Ghani will arrive in Pakistan on an official two-day trip on Thursday, the media reported.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Dollar drops amid bets on rate cuts, geopolitical tensions (Lead-superseding earlier story)
New York, June 25 (IANS) The US dollar declined in late trading on Monday, as investors remained cautious on the greenback amid high bets on potential rate cuts by US Federal Reserve and Washington's fresh sanctions on Iran.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Kim Jong-un sent me birthday wishes in letter: Trump
Washington, June 25 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Monday said that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un recently sent him birthday congratulations in a "friendly letter," a gesture that appears to help keep alive the possibility of the two men resuming their dialogue about denuclearising the Korean Peninsula.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United States,Politics
UNHCR to launch first Global Refugee Forum
Geneva, June 25 (IANS) The UN Refugee Agency UNHCR said on Monday that the first ever Global Refugee Forum, a ministerial-level event, will take place on December 17 and 18 in Geneva, Switzerland.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Amit Shah on two-day J&K visit from June 26
Srinagar, June 25 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will visit Jammu and Kashmir for two days beginning June 26, the sources said.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Trade restrictions among G20 at historic heights: WTO
Geneva, June 25 (IANS) The World Trade Organization's (WTO) 21st Monitoring Report on G20 trade measures issued on Monday showed that trade coverage of new import-restrictive measures introduced in the October 2018 to May 2019 period was more than 3.5 times the average since May 2012.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Dllar drops amid bets on rate cuts, geopolitical tensions
New York, June 25 (IANS) The US dollar declined in late trading on Monday, as investors remained cautious on the greenback amid high bets on potential rate cuts by US Federal Reserve and Washington's fresh sanctions on Iran.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Two German Eurofighter jets collide in midair, pilot dies
Berlin, June 25 (IANS) Two Eurofighter jets crashed in midair in northern Germany on Monday, killing one of the pilots, according to the German air force.
2019-06-25
Category: International, Germany,International
Trump imposes sanctions on Iran's supreme leader
Washington, June 25 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Monday signed an executive order imposing financial sanctions on Iran's supreme leader, the Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, in the wake of the Iranian downing of a US drone.
2019-06-25
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Politics
Three arrested for duping people
Noida, June 25 (IANS) The Gautam Buddh Nagar police have arrested three men for allegedly duping people with a false profit making investment scheme.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi BJP leader Vijender Gupta's wife robbed
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Delhi Police have received a complaint from Leader of the Opposition in Delhi Assembly and BJP leader Vijender Gupta's wife who has alleged that she was robbed at Mandi House in Lutyen's Delhi on Monday.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pradipta Naik appointed Odisha's Leader of Opposition
Bhubaneswar, June 25 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Monday appointed former minister Pradipta Kumar Naik as the legislature party leader in the Odisha assembly.
2019-06-25
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Monsoons likely to hit Gujarat in 48 hours: IMD
Ahmedabad, June 24 (IANS) The south-west monsoon winds are likely to bring showers in Ahmedabad and other adjoining areas during the next 48 hours, weather officials said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Environment/Wildlife
Oppo phone with in-display camera to launch on June 26
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Oppo is all set to launch its new smartphone with in-display camera technology on June 26 during Mobile World Congress 2019 Shanghai, according to media reports on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, China,Technology
E-returns for AY 2018-19 up 18.65%: FinMin
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The number of e-returns submitted for assessment year 2018-19 is 6,49,39,586 as against 5,47,30,304 filed for 2017-18, marking an increase of 18.65%.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rajasthan BJP chief Madan Lal Saini dies at AIIMS
New Delhi/Jaipur, June 24 (IANS) Rajasthan BJP chief Madan Lal Saini, who was admitted at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi last week after a lung infection, died on Monday, a hospital official said. He was 75.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
PSBs infused with Rs 3.19 lakh cr capital in last five years: FinMin
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Over the last five Financial Years (FYs), public sector banks (PSBs) have been infused with capital to the extent of Rs 3.19 lakh crore, with recapitalisation of Rs 2.5 lakh crore by the government and mobilisation of over Rs 66,000 crore by PSBs themselves.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
IndiGo flight's emergency landing in Jaipur after engine trouble
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier IndiGo's Mumbai-Jaipur flight had to make an emergency landing at Jaipur airport last week after shutting down one of the aircraft's engine due to a technical glitch, sources said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Take steps to recover unaccounted income, Finance Ministry told
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) A parliamentary panel has asked Finance Ministry's Revenue Department to take steps to unearth and bring to book unaccounted income, both within and outside the country.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Jaishankar joins BJP, nominated to contest RS seat from Gujarat
New Delhi/Ahmedabad, June 24 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, who was nominated to contest from a Rajya Sabha seat in Gujarat hours after he joined the BJP on Monday, landed in Ahmedabad in the evening to file his nomination on Tuesday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
No Congress MLA forced or bribed to vote for me in RS polls: Ahmed Patel
Ahmedabad, June 24 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, facing an onslaught of questions in the Gujarat High Court during the hearing of a writ petition challenging his August 2017 Rajya Sabha victory, on Monday maintained that his party's legislators were neither threatened nor bribed into voting for him.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Calcutta University adopts online entrance test for PG courses
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Calcutta University on Monday opted for the online entrance examination for all Post Graduation (PG) courses.
2019-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education
Rajasthan tent collapse toll rises to 15, Gehlot visits spot
Jaipur, June 24 (IANS) The toll in the tent collapse at a religious gathering in Rajasthan's Barmer on Sunday in a storm went up to 15 while the number of injured has gone up to 70, police said.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lone JD (U) MLA merges with ruling NDPP in Nagaland
Kohima, June 24 (IANS) The Janata Dal (United) on Monday suffered a major setback when its lone legislator in Nagaland merged with the ruling Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDDP).
2019-06-24
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Industry seeks higher import duty on certain steel materials
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) India's steel industry has sought an increase in basic customs duty for certain steel materials from the government in the upcoming full-budget 2019-20.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Five detained, over 30 questioned in S. Delhi triple murder
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Probing the murder of an elderly couple and their maid in south Delhi, Delhi Police have detained five people, including boyfriend of the maid and his accomplice who are the key suspects in the case, a police officer said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
All-round hero Shakib keeps Bangladesh in the hunt
Southampton, June 24 (IANS) Shakib Al Hasan's stellar all-round show on Monday helped Bangladesh stay in the race for a World Cup playoff spot. They beat Afghanistan by 62 runs in their 2019 ICC World Cup group stage encounter at Southampton's Rose Bowl and Shakib scored 51 off 69 balls before becoming the first Bangladeshi player to record a five-wicket haul in the tournament's history.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Another Trianmool MLA, zilla parishad members in Bengal switch to BJP
New Delhi/Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) In yet another blow to West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress, party MLA Wilson Champramary and several Zilla Parishad members from South Dinajpur district joined BJP on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Stranger Things' cast say franchise has evolved with age
Tokyo, June 24 (IANS) After a gap of almost two years, the cast of "Stranger Things" is back in action to woo the audience with the upcoming third season of the science-fiction horror drama.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Japan,National,Cinema/Showbiz
A drying Yamuna could endanger Taj Mahal
Agra, June 24 (IANS) The inordinate delay in granting permission for construction of a barrage on the Yamuna in Agra, about one-and-a half km from the Taj Mahal, could end up endangering the monument of love.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
IAF bombs 'Tiger Hill' again on Kargil's 20th anniversary
Gwalior, June 24 (IANS) To commemorate the 20 years of the Kargil war, the Indian Air Force (IAF) on Monday recreated the Tiger Hill attack here on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Distressed JIL home buyers write to PM for Centre's intervention
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Taking forward their campaign for early resolution of the Jaypee Infratech (JIL) insolvecy process and completion of the stalled projects, the home buyers of Jaypee have written to Prime Minister Narendera Modi seeking goverment's intervention in the matter.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sealing cannot be done in Delhi without SC's permission: Minister
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Delhi Cabinet Minister and senior Aam Aadmi Party leader Satyendar Jain on Monday said sealing cannot be done in Delhi without the permission from the Supreme Court, as per Special Provisions Act.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Aim to supply piped drinking water to all Delhi households by 2024: Kejriwal
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said his government is aiming to provide clean and potable piped water 24x7 to every single household of Delhi by 2024 and urged the Central government to increase Delhi's share of water which has remained unchanged since 1994.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Congress leader draws flak for remark against PM
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary courted controversy by making objectionable remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and later claimed he was misunderstood because if his poor Hindi.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Farmer's suicide: Rajasthan MP demands criminal case against Congress
Jaipur, June 24 (IANS) Nagaur MP Hanuman Beniwal, a farmer leader, on Monday, demanded that a criminal case should be registered against the Congress for making fake promises of loan waivers in their manifesto due to which farmers are committing suicide in Rajasthan.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
Gujarat's Gir lions to soon have radio collars
Ahmedabad, June 24 (IANS) The rare Asiatic lions in Gujarat's Gir forests and surrounding regions will have radio collars fitted around their necks this month, similar to the lions of the African savannah and the Serengeti.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Blue corner notice' issued for 100 people who sailed off from Kerala
Kochi, June 24 (IANS) Over five months after around 240 people sailed off on a boat from Munambam near here, in what is suspected to be an illegal immigration bid, and are yet to be traced, 'blue corner notices' for 100 of them have been issued with the help of the CBI and Interpol, a Kerala Police official said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Modi replies to 11-year-old girl's letter
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has replied to an 11-year-old girl from Harayana's Gurugram, who congratulated him on BJP's victory in the Lok Sabha elections and urged him to encourage people to keep their surroundings clean.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
I-League clubs drawing conclusions prematurely: AIFF
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The All India Football Federation on Monday said the I-League clubs were drawing conclusions prematurely about the Indian Super League (ISL) being made the top league of the country, adding they pulled out of the Super Cup despite assurances that president Praful Patel would meet them.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Roy ruled out of England's game against Australia
London, June 24 (IANS) England opener Jason Roy has been ruled out for their highly anticipated World Cup clash against Australia here on Tuesday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Kerala CPI-M party membership crosses 5 lakh
Thiruvananthapuram, June 24 (IANS) Even as Kerala's ruling CPI-M is trying to come to terms with one of its worst ever poll performances, its party membership has crossed five lakh, a senior leader said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
President's Estate school to become Kendriya Vidyalaya
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Delhi government on Monday gave its nod to the Centre's request to convert the state's government school at in the Presidential estate into a Kendriya Vidyalaya.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Mumbai Press Club announces winners of RedInk Awards 2019
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Former Tribune journalist, Rachna Khaira who wrote the expose on the UIDAI (Aadhaar Card), has bagged the Mumbai Press Club's "RedInk Journalist of the Year Award" 2019, it was announced here on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Media
Farooq, Mehbooba welcome Hurriyat offer of talks
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Ministers Farooq Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti on Monday welcomed the separatist Hurriyat Conference's offer of talks with the Central government.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
100 people arrested, 300 illegal coal trucks seized: Assam minister
Guwahati, June 24 (IANS) Denying reports of existence of illegal coal cartels in Assam, state Industry Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary on Monday said that over 100 people have been arrested and around 300 illegal coal-laden trucks have been seized by the BJP government in the 2018-19 fiscal.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Assam,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Garbage crisis could grip Goa's 'queen of beaches'
Panaji, June 24 (IANS) A garbage crisis could grip one of Goa's most popular beach at Calangute -- called the queen of beaches -- after the Corporation of the City of Panaji, which oversees civic needs of the state capital on Monday refused to treat wet garbage in the beach village at a facility it operates near Panaji.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
BJP gheraos SP offices across Bengal over law & order
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) In protest against the widespread violence in the state and attack on their party workers, the West Bengal BJP on Monday gheraoed offices of the Superintendent of Police (SP) across all districts.
2019-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Rajasthan BJP chief Madan Lal Saini dies, leaders condole death
New Delhi/Jaipur, June 24 (IANS) Rajasthan BJP chief Madan Lal Saini, who was admitted at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi last week, died on Monday, a hospital official said. He was 75.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Seeking revival in UP, Congress dissolves all district committees
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Congress on Monday dissolved all its district committees in Uttar Pradesh following the party's dismal performance in Lok Sabha elections in the state and decided to set up a three-member panel to look into complaints of gross indiscipline during the election.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress plea in HC to sack Alpesh Thakore
Ahmedabad, June 24 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court on Monday issued notices to state Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi following a writ petition filed by the Congress seeking a directive to Trivedi to disqualify MLA Alpesh Thakore, who quit the party, but not as a legislator.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Illicit money outflows average 10% of GDP: Parlimentary panel
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Estimates of unaccounted wealth in and outside the country are difficult to measure, although some studies have estimated that an average of 10 per cent of the unaccounted income leaves the country in the form of illicit financial outflows, according to a parliamentary committee.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Home buyers seek Rs 10,000-cr 'stress fund'
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Forum for People's Collective Efforts (FPCE) has asked Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to create a stress fund of at least Rs 10,000 crore to complete stalled real estate projects within a period of five years.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Shiv Sena's Neelam Gorhe elected Dy. Chairperson of Maharashtra Council
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Senior Shiv Sena leader Neelam Gorhe has been unanimously elected Deputy Chairperson of Maharashtra Legislative Council, becoming the first woman elected to the prestigious post since the formation of the state in 1960, on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Drink coffee to tackle obesity, suggests study
London, June 24 (IANS) Drinking a cup of coffee can be helpful in fighting obesity and diabetes as it stimulates body's fat-fighting defences, says a new study.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Climate change: 'Energy demand could rise by up to 58% by 2050'
Vienna, June 24 (IANS) In the next 30 years, the world will see a dramatic rise in energy demand due to the impact of climate change, say researchers.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
Jharkhand mob lynching: 5 arrested, 2 cops suspended
Ranchi, June 24 (IANS) Five people involved in the lynching of a Muslim youth in Jharkhand have been arrested while two policemen have been suspended.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Facelift for Red Fort: ASI says green space has risen to 52 acres
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) In a massive facelift given to the historic Lal Qila by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), the green space inside the Red Fort complex here has been increased from 15 acres to 52 acres, the national conservation body said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Art/Culture/Books
Rajasthan BJP chief Madan Lal Saini dies at AIIMS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Rajasthan BJP Chief Madan Lal Saini, who was admitted at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences here last week, died on Monday, a hospital official said. He was 75.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
LS takes up a record 10 questions on single day
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) In a record of sorts, the Lok Sabha on Monday took up 10 questions during the Question Hour, marking a feather in the cap of new Speaker Om Birla.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bengaluru police promise protection to ponzi scheme fraudster
Bengaluru, June 24 (IANS) Multi-crore ponzi scheme fraudster and IMA Jewels fugitive founder Mohammed Mansoor Khan would be protected if he surrendered and submitted to law, a senior police officer said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
In maiden speech, Sarangi trolls opposition in five languages
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) He drew maximum cheers after Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the swearing-in ceremony of the new government on May 30 and the nervousness of a debutant was missing from his maiden speech in Parliament on Monday as Minister of State Pratap Chandra Sarangi took firm control of the floor and peppered his multi-lingual oratory with shlokas, anecdotes and poetry.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Injured Andre Russell ruled out of WC 2019
London, June 24 (IANS) West Indies' all-rounder Andre Russell was on Monday ruled out of the ongoing 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup owing to a hamstring injury. He will now be replaced by 26-year-old batsman Sunil Ambris and will join up with his team in preparation for his side's match against India at Old Trafford on Thursday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
New mobile tool on card to judge employee performance
New York, June 24 (IANS) Using smartphones, fitness bracelets and a custom app, a mobile-sensing system has been developed that judges employee performance with an accuracy of 80 per cent.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,Technology
I-League clubs to move court if ISL made top league
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Miffed at the "step-motherly" treatment meted out to them by the All India Football Federation, I-League clubs on Monday threatened to move court if the Indian Super League (ISL) is announced as the top tier of the Indian club football.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Delhi doctor arrested for firing in public
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Delhi Police on Monday said it has arrested a doctor in connection with the recent firing incident which went viral on the social media.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Parliamentary panel for 'realistic' income ceiling to decide 'creamy layer' in OBCs
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The government should effect a "judicious and realistic" enhancement of the income ceiling for determining the 'creamy layer' category among the OBCs, keeping in view the factors such as rise in GDP, inflation and all-round economic growth, a parliamentary committee has said.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Goveernment wants to take all on development's path: Nadda
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) BJP Working President J.P. Nadda on Monday said that the Narendra Modi government had come with the mantra of "sab ka saath, sab ka vikas" and now will move ahead with "sabka vishwas (everyone's trust)".
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
More spent on publicity than crucial schemes: Azad
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad here on Monday slammed the central government for spending over 50 per cent of the total funds of the 'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' and the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' schemes on publicity.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Deadlock ends, Dera followers cremate murdered accused in Punjab
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) After two days of deadlock, Dera Sacha Sauda sect followers on Monday cremated their member Mohinder Pal Bittu, the murdered prime suspect in a case relating to the desecration of the Guru Granth Sahib in Punjab's Bargari in 2015, with an assurance by the government of an impartial probe.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
CBI quizzes Mathew Samuel in Narada sting case
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) here on Monday again quizzed Narada News CEO Mathew Samuel in connection with the Narada sting tape case, an official said.
2019-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media
Rafa Benítez to leave Newcastle United
London, June 24 (IANS) English professional football club Newcastle United has parted ways with Spanish coach Rafael Benitez, the Premier League side announced on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
6 Indian female footballers to travel to France for WC
Ranchi, June 24 (IANS) Six women footballers from here will board a flight to Lyon, France on June 28 to participate in streetfootballworld Festival19, a highlight of the FIFA Women's World Cup this year.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Football
Facebook faces trial over data breach affecting 30mn users
San Francisco, June 24 (IANS) In a setback, a US court has rejected Facebook's claims to block a lawsuit against it in a data breach that affected nearly 30 million users in September last year.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Shapoorji Pallonji gives Rs 51 lakh for Odisha cyclone relief
Bhubaneswar, June 24 (IANS) The Shapoorji Pallonji Group on Monday contributed Rs 51 lakh to Odisha Chief Minister's Relief Fund (CMRF) for restoration measures in cyclone Fani-affected areas.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Himachal CM to meet 80 envoys to woo investment
Shimla, June 24 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur will address heads of missions of 80 countries on July 10 in New Delhi and will invite them for the state's first Global Investors Meet in November, Chief Secretary B.K. Agarwal said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Acharya's exit will not roil markets: SBI report
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) The news of RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya's premature exit from the central bank, although unfortunate, will not disturb the markets, state-run State Bank of India (SBI) said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Self-defence training provided to girls: HRD minister
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) With the rise in number of crimes against women, the Ministry of Human Resource Development launched Samagra Shiksha initiative in 2018-19. As part of this integrated scheme of school education, self-defence training is imparted to girls from class VI to XII.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Neena Gupta shares throwback photos from NSD days
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Actress Neena Gupta went down memory lane as she shared throwback photographs of herself and other popular National School of Drama alumni.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC dismisses plea by Haj tour operators on pilgrim charges
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday declined to issue any directions to the Centre on a plea filed by the Federation of Haj Private Tour Operators (PTOs), challenging the validity of a condition imposed on Haj Group Organisers (HGOs) to charge the same rates as the Haj Committee of India on the additional quota of 10,000 seats for the pilgrims to Makkah and Madinah.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Business/Economy
No-trust motion against TN Speaker on July 1
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) The over a month-long Tamil Nadu Assembly session would begin on June 28, said Speaker P. Dhanapal and added, the no-trust motion against him would be taken up on July 1 as per rules.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Mohammad Samad to do cameo in 'Mere Sai'
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) "Tumbbad" actor Mohammad Samad will do a cameo in the show "Mere Sai - Shraddha Aur Saburi".
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
India likely to increase IT resources in Russia
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Indias prowess in Information Technology (IT) sector could be utilized in an increased measure in Russia to strengthen the bilateral strategic partnership further.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
BJD, BJP candidates file papers for RS by-polls in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, June 24 (IANS) Two Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leaders and one Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate on Monday filed their nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha by-polls scheduled to take place in Odisha on July 5.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Juhi Parmar launches own version of healing mantra
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Actress Juhi Parmar has launched her own version of a healing mantra with her daughter Samairra.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Tendulkar helping England prepare for Australia challenge
London, June 24 (IANS) India Under-19 pacer Arjun Tendulkar, son of cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, was seen helping England batsman at the nets ahead of their crunch World Cup tie against Australia here on Tuesday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Afghanistan restrict Bangaladesh at 262/7
Southampton, June 24 (IANS) Stumper Mushfiqur Rahim valiant 83-run knock alongwith Shakib Al Hasan's half-century helped Bangladesh post a modest 262/7 in the alloted 50-overs of their World Cup 2019 game against Afghanistan at the Rose Bowl cricket stadium here on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
New wink sensation Tina Dabi Khan driving fans crazy
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) If you miss last year's sensational wink from Malayalam actress Priya Prakash Varrier, try the new one from IAS topper Tina Dabi Khan who identifies herself as a Kashmiri bahu (daughter-in-law) and is now driving fans crazy on social media with her wink and cute dimples.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Reject Mekedatu dam project, TN CM urges Modi
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reject Karnataka's proposal to build a dam across Cauvery river at Mekedatu.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
BJP did not take action on leaders who called Mahatma's killer a 'patriot': Azad
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad on Monday slammed the BJP-led government at the Centre for not taking any action against its MP Pragya Thakur who had described the killer of Mahatma Gandhi as a "patriot".
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Punjab CM lambasts Canada for support to Khalistanis
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday lambasted Canada for its "overt and covert" support to the Khalistani movement, warning that its failure to check anti-India activities being carried out from its soil would be detrimental to its own security.
2019-06-24
Category: International, India,National,Politics,Terrorism
Former IAAF President to be tried in France
Paris, June 24 (IANS) Former International Association of Athletics Federations President Lamine Diack and his son Papa Massata Diack, who allegedly covered up Russian athletes who failed doping tests, are to stand trial in France, sources close to the case told Efe on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, France,Sports,Other Sports
Punjab readies to welcome diaspora for 'Parkash Purab'
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh here on Monday assured British Deputy High Commissioner Andrew Ayre of full logistic support to people of Indian origin settled in Britain for visiting the state to pay obeisance on 'Parkash Purab' (birth anniversary) of Guru Nanak Dev (1469-1539) in November.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Diaspora,Religion
Judge us on merit, Huawei tells India ahead of Pompeo visit
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) With its participation in the 5G rollout in India still in doubt as US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo likely to raise security concerns during his visit to India this week, a top Huawei executive on Monday said New Delhi should offer the company a level-playing field.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
Realme to launch first 64MP quad camera phone
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) China-based Realme is testing a new smartphone that it claims will be the world's first with a 64MP camera, news portal GSM Arena reported on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
US exhibition explores European fireworks' history
Washington, June 24 (IANS) How important were fireworks for European public events in the 17-18th centuries? An exhibition here answers this question with its collection of firework records.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,Art/Culture/Books
One held for raping, murdering minor in Narela
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Delhi Police on Monday said it had arrested a man for raping and killing a seven-year-old girl in the Narela area.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Arjun Kapoor has 10 million fans on Instagram
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Just two days ahead of his birthday, actor Arjun Kapoor scored a fan following of 10 million on Instagram.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Chopper scam: SC to hear ED plea against Rajeev Saxena's travel abroad
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a plea by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) challenging the Delhi High Court order which granted permission to Rajeev Saxena, an accused-turned-approver in the money laundering case in connection with the AgustaWestland chopper scam, to travel abroad for medical reasons.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
GJC urges gold import duty be cut to 4% to curb smuggling
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC) on Monday said it has proposed that the government reduce import duty of gold to 4 per cent in order curb smuggling of the yellow metal.
2019-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy
Comic Con starts web series for pop culture updates
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Comic Con India has launched a fortnightly web series for pop culture updates.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Pulwama - the epicentre of a new strain of Kashmir militancy
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) Easily accessible from five other districts of the Kashmir Valley and with its "helpful" terrain, Pulwama became the epicentre of a new variant of home-grown militancy in the last five years where it was not only those on the fringes of the social and ideological mainstream that took up arms.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
An-32 to continue flying in mountains: IAF Chief
Gwalior, June 24 (IANS) Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief B.S. Dhanoa on Monday said that the An-32 transport aircraft will continue to fly in the mountains as there was no other option. The Air Force Chief's statement came more than a fortnight after An-32 aircraft, with 13 IAF personnel on board, crashed in Arunachal Pradesh.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Maharashtra to clear CM, ministers' BMC water bills
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Embarrassed after RTI revelations that the official residences of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and several other cabinet ministers figured on the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) list of water bill 'defaulters', the state government clarified that the payments were made last November.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Major reshuffle in Tripura Police, 58 officials shifted
Agartala, June 24 (IANS) The Tripura government on Monday carried out a major reshuffle in the police, transferring 58 officials including three DIGs, three district police chiefs and 17 officer-in-charges of police stations, official said.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Retrospective of Anil Kapoor's films at 10th JFF
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The 10th edition of the Jagran Film Festival (JFF) will include a showcase of actor and producer Anil Kapoor in the Retrospective of Indian Cinema section by screening his best known and award-winning films.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
After Dubai, UrbanClap arrives in Abu Dhabi
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Services platform UrbanClap on Monday launched its one-demand home services in Abu Dhabi -- the second city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after entering Dubai last year.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Indian cricket team inspiring others to stay fit: Fitness trainer
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The Indian cricket team players are leading by example as far as fitness trends are concerned, encouraging others to follow suit, feels renowned fitness trainer Jag Chima.
2019-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Health/Medicine,Cricket
Visual framing by media in debates affects public perception
New York, June 24 (IANS) Researchers have found that visual techniques used by the media in debates during elections play a big role in changing public perception.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,Technology
TVS Apache stunt riders enters Asia Book of Records
Bangalore, June 24 (IANS) TVS Apache, the motorcycle brand of TVS Motor Company, has set a new record for performing stunts at the highest altitude for the longest period of time to now enter the Asia Book of Records.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Motorsports
Promoters divest 10% stake in Emami Ltd for Rs 1,230 cr
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The promoters of Emami Group have undertaken a stake sale of 10 per cent in Emami Ltd, raising about Rs 1,230 crore, which will be used to reduce debt.
2019-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy
BJP leader for 'UP model' to tackle crime in Bengal
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) Referring to Uttar Pradesh, where a number of criminals have reportedly been eliminated in a series of encounters in recent months, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader on Monday said if voted to power, they would apply the "UP model" in West Bengal to maintain law and order.
2019-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Jio adds most subscribers in April; Airtel, VIL lose
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Continuing its growth trend, Reliance Jio added around 80.82 lakh subscribers in April, showed data released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Monday. Jio's subscriber base stood at around 31.48 crore at the end of April, it said.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Centre brings bill on J&K reservation in LS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) A bill to amend the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Act, 2004 was introduced in Lok Sabha on Monday, paving the way for people living near the International Border to get benefits of reservation in jobs, promotion and educational institutions.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Hardik not man enough to step into the ring with Lesnar: Heyman
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Paul Heyman has become one of the biggest names in the world of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) thanks primarily to a weapon that he is a master of -- words. Being the advocate of Brock Lesnar, a hugely popular name in India from the WWE stable, Heyman is well known in the country but his recent social media attack on Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh helped him and the WWE to cash in on the buzz around the 2019 ICC World Cup.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Email us issues to be raised in Assembly, Stalin tells people
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) DMK President M.K. Stalin on Monday asked the people of Tamil Nadu to e-mail them the issues that need to be raised in the ensuing Assembly session beginning on June 28.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Saini joins Indian camp as net bowler, no news yet on Bhuvi
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Even as the Indian team management is yet to provide a fresh update on Bhuvneshwar Kumar's hamstring niggle -- suffered during the game against Pakistan -- Navdeep Saini flew in on Monday to join the Indian team in Manchester.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Sensex, Nifty end lower, steel companies fall over growth worries
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Dragged by steel companies like Jindal Steel, JSW Steel and Tata Steel, the Indian equity indices ended lower for the second consecutive day on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Police chiefs to devise strategy against drug abuse
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) Police chiefs of seven northern states -- Punjab, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, J&K, Uttarakhand, UP, Delhi -- and Chandigarh will meet here on June 26 for evolving strategies against drug abuse and trafficking, according to Manoj Yadava, Haryana Director General of Police (DGP), on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
World-class varsities' leaders welcome JGU to QS Global Rankings
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Top academics across the world have welcomed the entry of O.P. Jindal Global University into the top 1,000 ranks in the 2020 edition of the QS World University Rankings.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
SC dismisses plea against Maratha quota in PG courses
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea challenging the validity of Maharashtra government's ordinance granting 16 per cent reservation to Marathas in admission to post-graduate medical and dental courses in the current academic year.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Shakib first Bangladesh cricketer to score 1000 runs in World Cup
Southampton, June 24 (IANS) Shakib Al Hasan on Monday became to first Bangladesh cricketer to score 1,000 runs in World Cups against Afghanistan here.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Venky Atluri joins hands with Nithiin, Keerthy Suresh for 'Rang De'
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) Actors Nithiin and Keerthy Suresh have teamed up for the first time for upcoming Telugu romantic drama "Rang De", which will be directed by Venky Atluri.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Centre, Delhi government should join hands on law, order: Kejriwal
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the Central and Delhi governments must work together to improve the law and order situation here.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
CPI-M leader urged to quit over rape case against son
Thiruvananthapuram, June 24 (IANS) Kerala Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala, here on Monday, asked state CPI-M Secretary Kodiyeri Balakrishnan to quit the party post after his son was accused in a rape case.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
SC issues notice to Centre, Bihar government on encephalitis outbreak
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre and the Bihar government to apprise it about the steps taken to prevent the recent deaths of children due to acute encephalitis syndrome (AES).
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Barwe's 'interactive' art retrospective opens in Delhi
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) After its first stop in Mumbai, the retrospective exhibition of artist Prabhakar Barwe (1936-1995) is currently open at the National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) here. It, however, has more to offer than a regular painting and sculpture show.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Another Trinamool MLA to defect to BJP in Bengal
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) The West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) continues to witness defections since the 2019 Lok Sabha election results and the latest to join the list is Wilson Champramary, the Kalchini MLA.
2019-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Singer Tove Lo loves having career as a songwriter too
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Swedish singer Tove Lo, who received a Grammy nomination for co-writing Ellie Goulding's chart-topper "Love me like you do", takes a lot of pride in having a big pop star sing a song co-written by her. She says its an amazing feeling.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Rs 50 lakh stolen from Gulmarg Gondola cash chest in J&K
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) Cash amounting to Rs 50 lakh was stolen from the Gulmarg Gondola cable car project office at the famous ski resort of Gulmarg in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gupta weddings over, Auli stares at quintals of waste
Dehradun, June 24 (IANS) Uttarakhand's Joshimath Municipality is faced with an uphill task of clearing quintals of garbage left behind after the high-profile Gupta family weddings last week at Auli.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Lifestyle/Fashion
Garmin 'Forerunner 945' smartwatch in India for Rs 59,990
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Refreshing its flagship 'Forerunner' series, US-based wearable major Garmin on Monday launched its "Forerunner 945" wearable in India for Rs 59,990.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
In retrospect, debut film shouldn't be hit: Varun Mitra
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Actor Varun Mitra, who features in the sports-based web series "Bombers", says he looks at the box office failure of his debut film "Jalebi" in a positive way.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
New Xiaomi CC smartphone series to launch on July 2
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has officially confirmed first smartphones under its new CC series -- CC9 and CC9e -- that would be launched on July 2.
2019-06-24
Category: International, China,Technology
Global RPA software market grew 63% in 2018: Gartner
Egham (London), June 24 (IANS) Robotic process automation (RPA) software revenue grew 63.1 per cent in 2018 to $846 million, making it the fastest-growing segment of the global enterprise software market, a new report by Gartner Inc. said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Minister Jaishankar joins BJP
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar formally joined the BJP on Monday, nearly a month after being inducted into the Cabinet in a surprise move by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IndiaMart IPO opens at price range of Rs 970-Rs 973
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Online business-to-business (B2B) marketplace IndiaMart on Monday launched its initial public offering (IPO) at a price band of Rs 970-Rs 973 per share.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
IIL to set up new facility at Telangana plant
Hyderabad, June 24 (IANS) Indian Immunologicals Limited (IIL), a leading biologicals company, on Monday announced the ground-breaking of a new Sterile Filling Facility (SFF) in Genome Valley on the outskirts of Hyderabad.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Indian footballers praise Stimac's effort to improve fitness
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Indian senior football players, who assembled in Mumbai on Monday for the preparatory camp for the forthcoming Intercontinental Cup, reflected that their daily routine in the 14-day break included regular sessions to improve their fitness and ball play.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Lack of fiberisation to hit 5G roll-out: CRISIL
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Switching to 5G will need massive investment in fiberisation by telecom companies and such investments in fiberised backhaul infrastructure which provides unlimited capacity and higher speeds has to gain further traction if 5G has to become reality, a report by CRISIL has said.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
AES deaths: Bihar court orders probe into Ministers' negligence
Patna, June 24 (IANS) A Bihar court on Monday ordered an investigation into charges of negligence against Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey that left nearly 150 children dead due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Muzaffarpur district over the past fortnight.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
IOC signs sponsorship deal with Coca-Cola
Madrid, June 24 (IANS) The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Monday said it had signed sponsorship agreements with the Coca-Cola company and Chinas Mengniu Dairy Company starting from 2021 until 2032.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Other Sports
Consensus eludes Jalan panel on RBI surplus, report delayed
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) panel deciding on norms for transfer of the central bank's surplus funds to the government has further delayed submitting its report, an official said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Here's everything you need to know about babies and skin rashes (Health Notes)
Skin care for babies is an essential step in their overall health routine. Babies have delicate skin which is more prone to skin concerns than adults. A change in the weather also impacts their sensitive skin. Be it heat, cold, or the rain, each one impacts your baby in different ways. Heat rashes and diaper rashes are very common among babies, and the right care is required to manage these rashes.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
3 BJP workers hurt while setting afire KCR's effigy
Hyderabad, June 24 (IANS) Three Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) activities, including two women, sustained burns while setting afire an effigy of Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao during a protest, here on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Vkaao Gems to bring award-winning foreign films to India
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Vkaao, a theatre-on-demand platform backed by BookMyShow and PVR Pictures, will be bringing cinematic gems from across the globe through its property Vkaao Gems.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Won't rely on family name for work: Sharmin Segal
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Bollywood debutante Sharmin Segal, niece of filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, says she will not use her family name to land film roles and would rather sharpen her skills to remain in the business of entertainment.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Credit crunch hits common investors: Congress
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Ahead of the Union Budget on July 5, the Congress here on Monday said common investors were suffering due to the lack of investment in the economy.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Home nutrition care keeps patient out of hospital
New York, June 24 (IANS) Researchers have found that implementing a nutrition care plan at home for patients at risk for malnutrition had a dramatic impact on helping keep them out of the hospital.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Congress' Wadettiwar Maharashtra's new Leader of Opposition
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) A senior Congress leader from Vidarbha Vijay N. Wadettiwar was appointed the new Leader of Opposition (LoP) in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly here on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Congress MLA removed for praising Modi, meets him
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Removed from the party for praising Narendra Modi, A.P. Abdullakutty, former Congress MLA from Kerala, met the Prime Minister here on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress dissolves all district committees in Uttar Pradesh
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Congress on Monday dissolved all its district committees in Uttar Pradesh following the party's dismal performance in Lok Sabha elections in the state. IANS had on June 20 reported that the Congress was considering dissolution of its district committees in Uttar Pradesh.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tech Mahindra introduces AI-based Humanoid in Noida
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) Tech Mahindra Ltd on Monday introduced K2, the first Human Resource (HR) Humanoid, for its Noida Special Economic Zone Campus in Uttar Pradesh, after unveiling it in its Hyderabad campus earlier this month.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
Indian fan supporting 'neighbour' Pakistan wins hearts
London, June 24 (IANS) A backlash from their fans had put them on the backfoot after the India game, but as Pakistan cruised towards victory against South Africa in their World Cup game at the Lord's on Sunday, they also found support from Indians fans.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
HONOR 20: Great design and camera steal the show
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Chinese smartphone giant Huawei and its sub-brand HONOR have been putting up a brave fight against the ban imposed by the US. The handset player confirmed rolling out the next upgrade to Android OS "Android Q" for several of its devices last week that includes the newly-launched HONOR 20 series and Huawei's flagship P30 Pro.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Jagan Reddy orders demolition of Naidu's Praja Vedika
Amaravati, June 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday ordered the demolition of Praja Vedika, an extension of his predecessor N. Chandrababu Naidu's residence at Undavalli here.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Finch happy with Australia's form ahead of England clash
London, June 24 (IANS) Defending champions Australia are currently placed second in the points table for the 2019 World Cup and skipper Aaron Finch believes that trusting one's own abilities has been the key to his side's success in the recent times.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Anupam Kher's autobiography to be out on August 5
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher's autobiography "Lessons Life Taught Me Unknowingly" will hit the stands on August 5.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Art/Culture/Books
Not regulation but Facebook's dream to become WeChat may kill it
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Facebook which accounts for 75 per cent of global ad spend that is likely to hit $110 billion by 2020 is nowhere near an immediate demise and government regulations would only strengthen the social networking giant in the short term, a new Forrester research has forecast.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Pakistan didn't enter Indian airspace after Balakot: IAF Chief
Gwalior, June 24 (IANS) Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa has said that Pakistani fighter planes did not enter Indian air space after the February Balakot strike.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Budget unlikely to up Rs 2.5 lakh income tax exemption limit
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The current basic income tax exemption limit of Rs 2.5 lakh is unlikely to be raised in the forthcoming full Budget 2019-20, according to informed sources, as the Finance Ministry has already announced a provision whereby individuals earning up to Rs 5 lakh can get full tax rebate under Section 87A.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Why are Sonia, Rahul not in jail, if they are corrupt: Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhary on Monday questioned in the Lok Sabha why Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi had not been jailed till now if the Congress was a "corrupt" party. He was speaking on a Motion of Thanks on the President's address.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
There's no discrimination in film industry: Ayushmann
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Discrimination has been a burning topic in the country. Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who is continuing on the path of backing ground-breaking content with "Article 15", says the film industry is a secular world where no one discriminates on the basis of caste or religion.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pant not my no.4, DK or Kedar can do the job: Gaekwad
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) India's poor batting display against Afghanistan has once again raised questions on who should bat at no.4 for the Men in Blue in the remaining games of the 2019 World Cup. While some feel that Rishabh Pant should be given a go at the spot, former India coach Anshuman Gaekwad begs to differ.
2019-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Ministers made in-charge to ensure UP bypoll win
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh has entrusted the responsibility of winning the by-elections in 12 Assembly seats in the state on its ministers.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Mrinalini Mukherjee draws awe at New York's Met
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) At the Metropolitan Museum in New York, art lovers are walking in and devouring late Indian sculptor Mrinalini Mukherjee's retrospective "Phenomenal Nature" with utmost relish. Curator Shanay Jhaveri, who has turned around the axis of aesthetic ardour with his inclusion of South Asian art practices, has breathed new life into the galleries at the Met Breur.
2019-06-24
Category: International, India,National,Art/Culture/Books
Violence-hit Bhatpara limps back to normalcy, 8 arrested
Kolkata, June 24 (IANS) With eight persons under arrest and increased police presence on the streets, violence-hit Bhatpara in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district on Monday largely returned to normalcy as schools opened and public transport plied.
2019-06-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Players' keenness to play IPL left Cricket South Africa helpless
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) South Africa's unceremonious exit from the 2019 edition of the World Cup on Sunday came as no shocker as they looked like a team which wasn't prepared to challenge the best in the business. While the lack of preparedness was evident in their performance through the tournament, it has come to the fore that Cricket South Africa (CSA) wanted the players to plan better, but the cricketers were keen to play in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Yogi moots compulsory retirement for non-performing cops
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has asked all DGs, ADGs, IGs, DIGs and SSPs to identify officers who are not performing at the optimum level and to submit the list of their names by the end of June.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Afghanistan opt to bowl against Bangladesh (Toss)
Southampton, June 24 (IANS) Afghanistan skipper Gulbadin Naib on Monday won the toss and elected to field against Bangladesh in their World Cup tie at the Rose Bowl Cricket Stadium.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Misbah questions selection of Hasnain, Shaheen for WC
London, June 24 (IANS) Former captain Misbah-ul-Haq has questioned the decision of the Pakistan team management of including pacers Mohammad Hasnain and Shaheen Afridi in the 15-member squad for the ongoing World Cup.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Apologize to PM, Sarangi tells opposition in LS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Minister of State and first-time MP Pratap Chandra Sarangi opened the first debate of the 17th Lok Sabha on Monday by launching a scathing attack on the Congress, asserting that the opposition should apologize to the Prime Minister for building a false narrative against him in the general elections.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ajmer Dargah joins 'Save Girl Child' campaign
Pune, June 24 (IANS) The globally-revered Ajmer Dargah in Rajasthan has decided to join a Pune gynaecologist's eight-year old 'Save Girl Child' initiative and will strive to make it an international movement, a top shrine official said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kerala assembly adjourned over NRI businessman's suicide
Thiruvananthapuram, June 24 (IANS) The Kerala assembly on Monday wound up the day's session following loud opposition protests, after Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan defended his senior party colleague M.V. Govindan's wife in the matter of the suicide of a Nigeria-based NRI businessman.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Microsoft taking bold steps to empower startups: Anant Maheshwari
Bengaluru, June 24 (IANS) Armed with a cutting-edge technology platform, a well-established partner organisation and an expansion of M12 venture fund, Microsoft is ready to help Indian startups across the spectrum embrace the next phase of growth, Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India, said here on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
IIS celebrates Olympic Day with young athletes
Monday, June 24 (IANS) To celebrate Olympic Day, a group of 22 young athletes (between ages 2 and 7 years) from Special Olympics Bharat were invited to visit the Inspire Institute of Sport (IIS) in Ballari, Karnataka.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
US cyberattack on rocket launchers failed attempt: Iran
Tehran, June 24 (IANS) The recent US cyberattack against Iranian missile control systems failed to cause any problems for Tehran, a Minister said in a tweet on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Women have lesser lines in duets in films: Neeti Mohan
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Playback singer Neeti Mohan says she has observed that a woman gets fewer lines in a duet track for a film, but personally she emphasizes on the importance of a song rather than the length of her part.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mayanka's height helps her bag role in 'Kahaan Hum...'
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Mayanka Sharma Patel says her height helped her in bagging a role in the show "Kahaan Hum Kahaan Tum".
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'One Day: Justice Delivered' release delayed
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Anupam Kher and Esha Gupta's "One Day: Justice Delivered", which was scheduled to release on June 28, will now open on July 5.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Akshay Kumar's 'Kesari' heads to Japan
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar's "Kesari", which brings the story of the historic Battle of Saragarhi alive on the silver screen, will release in Japan in August.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Centre to talk to Hurriyat within ambit of Constitution: BJP
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) The Central government is ready to talk to separatist Hurriyat leaders, but within the ambit of the Indian Constitution, a senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader said here on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
US shops often sell tobacco without checking age
New York, June 24 (IANS) Those buying tobacco from shops in the US, especially small stores, are usually not asked for identification hence it is easy for underage users to buy cigarettes there, says a study.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Samsung launches 2 new tablets in India
Gurugram, June 24 (IANS) Strengthening its product portfolio in the stagnant tablet segment in India, Samsung on Monday launched Galaxy Tab S5e and Galaxy Tab A 10.1 which start at Rs 35,999 and Rs 14,999, respectively.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Haryana,Business/Economy,Technology
Congress chief meets state in-charges to discuss LS rout
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi is holding meetings with his party's state in-charges to review the reasons for its dismal performance in the Lok Sabha elections.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cop shoots himself to death in Jammu training unit
Jammu, June 24 (IANS) A policeman on Monday shot and killed himself with his service rifle inside a training centre in Jammu and Kashmir's Jammu district.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
I've been wanting to play a cop: Shaheer Sheikh
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Actor Shaheer Sheikh has acted as a prince, a business tycoon and more on TV shows, but is yearning to don the khaki uniform on-screen.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Less than 10% South Asian homes have an IoT device
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Just 8.7 per cent of homes in South Asia have Internet of Things (IoT) or "connected" devices such as Internet-enabled TVs or surveillance camera against a global average of 40 per cent, new research said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Boris Becker to auction trophies, souvenirs to pay debt
London, June 24 (IANS) In a move to clear off a major chunk of his debt, bankrupt German tennis legend Boris Becker has decided to auction his trophies and personal souvenirs online from Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Djokovic stays on top of ATP rankings
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) Novak Djokovic remains atop in the latest Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world rankings released on Monday, in which there has been no changes in the top 10 places.
2019-06-24
Category: International, China,Sports,Tennis
Blast in Pak hospital where Masood Azhar is admitted: Twitterati
Rawalpindi, June 24 (IANS) A Pakistani Twitter user has claimed that there was a blast at a military hospital in Rawalpindi where Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar has been admitted.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Priyanka congratulates women hockey team for FIH Series win
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Monday congratulated the Indian women hockey team for winning the International Hockey Federation (FIH) series, saying that the country is proud of them.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Sports
Acharya differed with government on key issues
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya's resignation on Monday did not surprise many. Market sources said it was expected, given his views on the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) position in the economy.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Yawning is a normal thing, didn't commit a sin: Sarfaraz
London, June 24 (IANS) Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed received a lot of flak after he was captured yawning at one stage during the India innings in their World Cup game at Old Trafford. The 89-run loss made matters worse as he was heavily trolled for yawning and was later also body shamed.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Pompeo arrives in Saudi Arabia to discuss Iran issue
Riyadh, June 24 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Saudi Arabia on Monday for a regional visit to discuss Iran-related topics.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
BJD MLA arrested on 'sit-up' row in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, June 24 (IANS) Ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) legislator from Odisha's Patnagarh Saroj Meher was on Monday arrested, about three weeks after he allegedly made a government official do sit-ups for poor quality of roads.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
AES deaths: Bihar court orders probe against Harsh Vardhan, Mangal Pandey
Patna, June 24 (IANS) A Bihar court on Monday ordered an investigation against Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and Bihar Health Minister Mangal Pandey on charges of negligence that killed nearly 150 children due to Acute Encephalitis Syndrome (AES) in Muzaffarpur district over the past fortnight.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Bihar,National
Kareena, Karisma, Saif party in London
London, June 24 (IANS) Bollywood's Kapoor sisters Kareena and Karisma partied away in a club here.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Kabir Singh' crosses Rs 70 cr in opening weekend
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor's "Kabir Singh" has registered business of over Rs 70 crore in its opening weekend at the box office.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ishant Sharma joins Uber's #ParksNotParking campaign
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) India cricketer Ishant Sharma on Monday joined hands with global ride-hailing major Ubers new campaign #ParksNotParking which supports converting parking spaces to parks.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Sports
Apple to launch 16-inch MacBook Pro in Sept: Report
San Francisco, June 24 (IANS) Apple is all set to launch its 16-inch MacBook Pro in September this year, media reported on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Cops check vehicles at gun point in Badaun in UP
Badaun (Uttar Pradesh), June 24 (IANS) Policing in Badaun district in Uttar Pradesh has become "hazardous" and "humiliating" for the common man.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Govt changes but issues of manhandling remain: Congress on Acharya's exit
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Hours after Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) Deputy Governor Viral Acharya quit, the Congress slammed the Modi government saying the government changes but issues of manhandling remain.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Human sperm retains viability in outer space conditions
London, June 24 (IANS) Researchers have found that human sperm retains its complete viability within the different gravitational conditions found in outer space.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Oral steroids up infection risk in people with inflammation
London, June 24 (IANS) Researchers have found that oral steroid use in patients with inflammatory diseases significantly increases the risk of infection and the risk increases with higher doses.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Sarfaraz & Co's fielding efforts leaving a lot to be desired
London, June 24 (IANS) There are certain things which can be associated with Pakistan cricket: decent batting, exceptional fast bowling and poor fielding. The country, which has produced brilliant pacers and batsmen over the years, have just not been able to produce exceptional fielders. And that has once again been on display in the ongoing edition of the World Cup.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
On India-Pak match day, 100 mn users tuned into Hotstar
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The day of the India-Pakistan clash at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 on June 16 helped streaming giant Hotstar record 100 million active users -- its largest ever single day reach.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Sports
RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya resigns (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) Deputy Governor Viral Acharya has quit six months before the end of his term, sources said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Singer Himesh Reshammiya's fear revealed
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Singer Himesh Reshammiya says he is extremely scared of animals.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Trump to visit S. Korea after attending G20 Summit
Seoul, June 24 (IANS) US President Donald Trump will make a two-day trip to South Korea after attending the G20 Summit in Osaka, Japan, later this week, the Presidential Palace here announced on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Yami's experience as model helped her in 'Bala'
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Actress Yami Gautam says her personal experience as a model has come in handy to get the nuances right for her role in the upcoming film "Bala".
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Microsoft planning foldable surface that runs Android apps
San Francisco, June 24 (IANS) Microsoft is planning to launch in 2020 a foldable surface that would run Android apps and iCloud in Windows 10, according to media reports.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Searches at Osaka Castle ahead of G20 Summit
Osaka, June 24 (IANS) Searches were carried out on Monday for suspicious objects at the Osaka Castle, as part of security preparations for the two-day G20 Summit to be held in this Japanese city later this week.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Japan,Defence/Security
Jharkhand mob lynching: One held a day after man dies
Ranchi, June 24 (IANS) Pappu Mandal, the main accused in the lynching of a Muslim youth in Seraikela district last week has been arrested, Jharkhand Police said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Clashes erupt in Pulwama in J&K
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) Clashes erupted on Monday between stone pelting protesters and the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
England take on arch-rivals Australia in crucial WC tie (Preview)
London, June 24 (IANS) After suffering a shock defeat against Sri Lanka, England will look to return to winning ways and take one step closer towards the semi-finals when they face arch-rivals Australia in their crucial World Cup game at the iconic Lord's on Tuesday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Google Duo letting users share photos: Report
San Francisco, June 24 (IANS) Google Duo has finally got a new feature to include images -- Version 56 -- which is now partially live and allows users to send Snapchat-like single photos to their contacts.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Don't be a coward: UK's Hunt tells rival Johnson
London, June 24 (IANS) British Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs Jeremy Hunt has urged his Conservative leadership rival Boris Johnson not to be "a coward" about facing public scrutiny, the media reported on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
AIADMK government did not act ahead of TN's water crisis: Stalin
Chennai, June 24 (IANS) DMK President M.K.Stalin on Monday attacked Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK government accusing it of not working proactively, when the lakes supplying water to the city started drying.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
An-32 to continue flying in mountains: IAF chief
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Indian Air Force (IAF) Chief B.S. Dhanoa on Monday said that the An-32 aircraft will continue to fly in the mountains as there was no other option.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Amit Shah's first bill today in LS on J&K reservation
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) A bill proposing to give reservation in educational institutions and government jobs to people living within 10 km of the International Border in Jammu is listed to be tabled in the Lok Sabha on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Play fearless cricket in remaining games: Akhtar tells Pak
London, June 24 (IANS) Pleased with Pakistan's convincing win over South Africa in their crucial World Cup fixture, former speedster Shoaib Akhtar is hoping that Sarfaraz Ahmed and the boys play fearless cricket in the remaining games and make it to the semi-finals.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Australian terrorists' children rescued from Syria camp
Canberra, June 24 (IANS) Orphaned children of Australian Islamic State (IS) fighters are on their way home after they were rescued a Syrian refugee camp.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Australia,Terrorism
We're alive and kicking, says Pakistan head coach
London, June 24 (IANS) Mickey Arthur believes Pakistan's win over South Africa in their crucial World Cup fixture will shut some people for a while who went all guns blazing at his team post their defeat against India.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Salman Khan flaunts flexibility with a perfect split
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan is giving major fitness goals as he flaunts a perfect 180 degree split.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
RJD not adverse to Nitish Kumar: Senior party leader
Patna, June 24 (IANS) Senior Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Raghuvansh Prasad Singh on Monday strengthened speculation about a realignment ahead of the Bihar Assembly polls, saying he and his party are not adverse to JD-U President and Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Alia Bhatt is all smiles in Ranbir's 'family' picture
New York, June 24 (IANS) Actress Alia Bhatt is all smiles in a photograph featuring actor Ranbir Kapoor's family.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sensex in red, Nifty at 11,700
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Sensex and Nifty declined during the morning session of the trade on Monday over weak global cues.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Modi, Xi, Putin to discuss Trump's trade war at G20
Beijing, June 24 (IANS) The leaders of China, India and Russia will meet on the sidelines of the G20 summit later this week in Japan to discuss ways to counter US President Donald Trump's "protectionist" trade policy and bullying practices.
2019-06-24
Category: International, China,Politics
China's candidate elected FAO head after India backs out
United Nations, June 24 (IANS) China's Qu Dongyu has been elected the Director-General of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) - a race from which India withdrew its candidate earlier this month.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy
RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya resigns
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) Deputy Governor Viral Acharya has quit six months before the end of his term, sources said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
3 astronauts set to return on Earth abroad Russian spacecraft
Washington, June 24 (IANS) Three Expedition 59 crew -- NASA astronaut Anne McClain, Soyuz Commander Oleg Kononenko of Roscosmos, and Flight Engineer David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency -- are set to ride back to Earth from the International Space Station (ISS).
2019-06-24
Category: International, United States,International
Internet-connected devices put kids at greater risks
London, June 24 (IANS) Forget screen addiction as there is a new threat to keeping children safe in the digital era: Internet of Things (IoT) devices.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Google says fighting fake business profiles on Maps
San Francisco, June 24 (IANS) Admitting that fake business profiles were lurking people on Google Maps, the company has said it was working hard to remove bad actors before they could scam customers.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Metro Man resigns as Advisor to Lucknow metro
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) The Principal Advisor to Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) Padma Vibhushan E. Sreedharan has submitted his resignation citing health issues, an official said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Ayodhya to be painted yellow for 'Deepotsav'
Ayodhya, June 24 (IANS) In 2011, the then Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati had gotten Lucknows city centre, Hazratganj, painted pink.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Dera adamant not to cremate murdered accused in Punjab
Chandigarh, June 24 (IANS) Dera Sacha Sauda sect followers remained adamant on Monday that they will not cremate their member Mohinder Pal Bittu, the murdered prime suspect in a case relating to the desecration of Guru Granth Sahib in Punjab's Bargari in 2015, until the sacrilege cases were dropped against him and other sect followers.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Flipkart co-founder sells part stake to Walmart for 531 cr
Bengaluru, June 24 (IANS) Binny Bansal, the co-founder of India's leading e-tailer Flipkart, sold around 54 lakh of his equity shares valued at $76.4 million (Rs 531 crore) to world's retail giant Walmart's Luxembourg entity FIT Holdings SARL, business intelligence platform Paper.vc said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
We keep making same mistakes again and again: du Plessis
London, June 24 (IANS) South Africa skipper Faf du Plessis feels the group stage exit from the ongoing World Cup is the lowest point of his career as captain.
2019-06-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
7.7-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia, no tsunami alert issued
Jakarta, June 24 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 7.7 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia's Malaku province on Monday, but no tsunami alert was issued, authorities said.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
4 killed, 100 injured in Bangladesh train derailment
Dhaka, June 24 (IANS) At least four people were killed and about a 100 others injured when a train derailed in Bangladesh's Moulvibazar district, an official said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya resigns
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya has quit six months before the end of his term, sources said on Monday.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Akhilesh anti-Muslim, Mulayam in cahoots with BJP: Mayawati
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) Three weeks after she called off the alliance with the Samajwadi Party, Bahujan Samaj Party President Mayawati has launched a tirade against SP President Akhilesh Yadav by calling him 'anti-Muslim.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Lawyer shot dead in Prayagraj
Prayagraj, June 24 (IANS) A district court lawyer was shot dead near the Gohri railway crossing in Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj district.
2019-06-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
1 killed in Houthi attack on Saudi Arabia airport
Riyadh, June 24 (IANS) A Syrian national was killed and seven other civilians injured in a attack on Saudi Arabia's Abha International Airport, according to a spokesman of the Saudi-led Arab Coalition.
2019-06-24
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics