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'Pedo guy' means 'creepy old man': Musk
San Francisco, Sep 17 (IANS) Tesla founder Elon Musk has said that he didn't mean to insult a Thai cave rescue diver by calling him a 'pedo guy' as in South Africa it simply means a 'creepy old man'.
2019-09-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy
Stokes and his family deserve better: Marcus Rashford
Manchester, Sep 17 (IANS) England and Manchester United footballer Marcus Rashford on Tuesday came out in support of the country's cricketer Ben Stokes after an English daily published details about his personal life and family, which the star allrounder termed as "utterly disgusting" and the "lowest form of journalism".
2019-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Lack of sleep does alter fat metabolism
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Lack of sleep can be harmful as it can make participants feel less full after eating and metabolise the fat in food differently, says a study, adding to the mounting evidence that how harmful lack of sleep can be.
2019-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Andre Russell announces arrival of first baby in unique way
Jamaica, Sep 17 (IANS) Star West Indies cricketer Andre Russell and wife Jassym Lora are expecting their first baby soon and the couple recently announced the gender of their baby in a unique way during a party here.
2019-09-17
Category: International, Cuba,Sports,Cricket
Brad Pitt asks NASA astronaut about Chandrayaan 2
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) The fate of India's Chandrayaan 2 Vikram lander found a surprise mention during Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt's question-answer session with a NASA astronaut.
2019-09-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pak Hindu medical student found dead in college hostel
Larkana, Sep 17 (IANS) A Pakistani Hindu medical girl student was found dead under mysterious circumstances in her hostel room at the Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University (SMBBMU) in Larkana, Sindh, media reports said on Tuesday. While the university authorities have expressed the suspicion that it could be a case of suicide, the student's family members have alleged foul play.
2019-09-17
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Ex-IMF chief Lagarde wins EU approval to lead ECB
Paris, Sep 17 (IANS) Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) approved the recommendation of Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank (ECB) in a plenary vote on Tuesday.
2019-09-17
Category: International, France,Business/Economy,Politics
Blast at Afghan President's rally kills 26 (2nd Lead)
Kabul, Sep 17 (IANS) At least 26 people were killed and 42 others wounded after a suicide bomber targeted a campaign rally of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in the country's Parwan province on Tuesday. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.
2019-09-17
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
ALERT: World will be watching Houston event, it will have multiple msgs, including for Pak: EAM
rn/kr
2019-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,
Why you shouldn't take major decisions on an empty stomach
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Whether you are going for a crucial business deal or salary negotiation for your new job, make sure you do not take major decisions on an empty stomach, suggests new research.
2019-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Lifestyle/Fashion
CAS reduces Neymar's Champions League ban
Madrid, Sep 17 (IANS) The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) reduced from three to two matches a ban imposed by UEFA on Neymar for insulting a referee during a Champions League match last season.
2019-09-17
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Over 3mn US women had forced 1st sexual intercourse
New York, Sep 17 (IANS) More than 3.3 million women in the US had unwanted and forced first sexual intercourse experience, a new study suggests.
2019-09-17
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Israel votes in 2nd parliamentary polls
Jerusalem, Sep 17 (IANS) People across Israel voted on Tuesday in the country's second parliamentary elections in five months after incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's failed to form a government after the first polls in April.
2019-09-17
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Pak-Hindu girl found dead in college hostel
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) A Pakistani-Hindu medical student was found dead in her hostel room at the Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir Bhutto Medical University (SMBBMU) in Larkana, media reports said on Tuesday.
2019-09-17
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Rankireddy-Ponnappa upset World No. 7 pair at China Open
Changzhou (China), Sep 17 (IANS) Indian duo of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponnappa made an emphatic start to their campaign at the China Open World Tour Super 1000 tournament by defeating World No. 7 Indonesian pair of Praveen Jordan and Melati Daeva Oktavienti in the first round of the mixed doubles event in Changhou on Tuesday.
2019-09-17
Category: International, China,Sports,Badminton
Islamabad cautions Kabul on leaning on India
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistan has asked Afghanistan to guard against playing into the hands of India, amid tensions in the region.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Italy resuming a central role in Europe: EU Commissioner
Rome, Sep 16 (IANS/AKI) With its new left-leaning government, Italy, a founder member of the European Union, and the eurozone's third largest economy, is reprising its usual role as a leader of the 28-member bloc, EU Economy Commissioner-elect Paolo Gentiloni said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Politics
Muslims in Pakistan rally behind violence-stuck Hindus
Karachi, Sep 16 (IANS) Muslims in Pakistan on Monday took out a peace march to condemn Sunday's anti-Hindu violence in Ghotki town in Sindh province.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Imran Khan govt showers PoK with generous allowances
Muzaffarabad, Sep 16 (IANS) With Pakistan-occupied Kashmir becoming the cynosure of the Imran Khan government following Islamabad's focus on Jammu and Kashmir after its special status was revoked and amid warnings of India taking over PoK, the provincial government in Muzaffarabad on Monday announced generous monthly allowances for its employees.
2019-09-16
Category: International, India,International
Blockchain deployment in Fin services 3 years away: Gartner
Cape Town, Sep 16 (IANS) Lack of inter-operability standards will prevent widespread blockchain deployment across financial services ecosystem for at least three years, according to research firm Gartner.
2019-09-16
Category: International, South Africa,Business/Economy,Technology
Ansel Elgort finds embracing 'inner darkness' for role difficult
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Ansel Elgort says he had to go to a dark place to get into the character of "The Goldfinch", and it proved out to be his biggest challenge.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Floods kill 33 in Thailand
Bangkok, Sep 16 (IANS) Floods that have submerged large parts of northern Thailand for the last two weeks have killed at least 33 people, authorities said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Thailand,Environment/Wildlife
Indonesia probes firms over fires on Sumatra, Borneo
Jakarta, Sep 16 (IANS) More than 30 companies on Sumatra and Borneo islands are being investigated by Indonesian authorities on suspicion of causing some of the serious fires suffered by the Southeast Asian archipelago, officials said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
SL issues landslide warnings amidst heavy rains
Colombo, Sep 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka on Monday issued landslide warnings for several districts of the island nation after the Meteorology Department warned of further rains in the coming days.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Mugabe's body to be taken to rural home
Harare, Sep 16 (IANS) The body of former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, who died in Singapore on September 6, is scheduled to be brought at his rural home in Zvimba on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Politics
Iran doubles down on Saudi attack denial
Tehran, Sep 16 (IANS) Iran on Monday rebuked the US claims that it was behind drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's Aramco oil establishments that halved the country's oil output and sent prices skyrocketing.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics
Will Modi drop in at Sangh event during his US visit?
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Narendra Modi and the Sangh go back a long way, so much so that present RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's father was one of the Indian Prime Minister's mentors during his formative years. So, little should it surprise that the ethos of the Sangh goes with Modi wherever he goes. But when a top RSS body based abroad holds its national level meeting in the US at the same time when Modi is visiting Washington, it's too much of a coincidence.
2019-09-16
Category: International, India,Diaspora,Politics
Ireland Baldwin mocks dad Alec over angry voicemail
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Model Ireland Baldwin has mocked her father and Hollywood star Alec Baldwin during his Comedy Central roast, poking fun at the infamous 2007 voicemail he left for her when he called her a "rude, thoughtless, little pig".
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Microsoft may launch 15-inch Surface Laptop 3
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) Microsoft may launch a 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 next month alongside a 13.5-inch model, which is the same screen size as the Surface Laptop 2's.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Laura Dern debunks Bradley Cooper romance rumours
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Laura Dern has dismissed all dating rumours with actor Bradley Cooper and says they are just friends.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Afghanistan sets new record for most consecutive T20I wins
Dhaka, Sep 16 (IANS) Afghanistan have created a new record for registering the most consecutive wins in T20 Internationals.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Democrats, Trump fail to agree on gun control Bill
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Top Democratic leaders and US President Donald Trump have failed to agree over a gun control legislation following a phone conversation.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Pak may seek US intervention for FATF, IMF relief
Islamabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistan may seek US intervention for relief from the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) and International Monetary Funds (IMF) tough conditions, as both would be reviewing its position in light of the conditions set out by them, said a Cabinet member.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Indian researcher discovers Uber bug, bags Rs 4.6 lakh reward
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) Global ride-hailing giant Uber has recently fixed a hacking bug found by Indian cybersecurity researcher Anand Prakash which allowed hackers to log into anyone's Uber account.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Reynolds sneaks in jab at Jackman in congratulatory post
Canberra, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Ryan Reynolds was full of praise for his friend Hugh Jackman as he celebrated the star being honoured with Australia's Companion of the Order title.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Australia,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Trump's attendance at 'Howdy Modi' will emphasize strong ties with India
New Delhi/Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) The White House has confirmed President Donald Trump's attendance at the September 22 'Howdy Modi' event organised by the Indian diaspora in Houston, adding that his participation would be "a great opportunity to emphasize strong ties" between the two nations.
2019-09-16
Category: International, India,National,Politics
The Cars frontman Ric Ocasek passes away
New York, Sep 16 (IANS) Ric Ocasek, the lead singer of the new wave rock band The Cars, has passed away. He was 75.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Ashes: Wade century in vain as England level series (Roundup)
London, Sep 15 (IANS) England beat Australia by 136 runs at The Oval on Sunday and thus avoided falling to a first series defeat to their Ashes rival at home since 2001. The five-match Test series has been drawn 2-2. It is the first instance of a drawn Ashes series since 1972.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Nearly 50,000 General Motors workers slated to go on strike
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) Almost 50,000 General Motors workers are slated to strike work across the US after the nation's biggest carmaker failed to reach a pay and conditions deal with their union, reports said on Sunday.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
UK will leave EU on Oct 31 with deal: Home Secy Priti Patel
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Boris Johnson is "committed" to ensuring that a deal for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union is in place by October 31, Home Secretary Priti Patel said on Sunday.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Ashes: Wade's unbeaten 60 keeps Australia alive (Tea report)
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Matthew Wade's unbeaten 60 kept England at bay on the second session of the fourth day of the final Ashes Test at The Oval here on Sunday as the visitors lost two wickets but added 99 runs to be at 167/4. While Australia needs 232 to win the series, England are five wickets away from levelling the five-match rubber.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Boris didn't believe in Brexit, says former PM Cameron
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Boris Johnson did not believe in Brexit during the 2016 referendum campaign and only backed 'Leave' to advance his political fortunes, then Prime Minister David Cameron says in his forthcoming memoir, reports said.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
US Democratic presidential candidates raise Kashmir issue
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) The issue of Kashmir can be seen echoing the Democratic Party corridors as it prepares for the US Presidential elections next year.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Ashes: Australia lose three as England edge closer to victory
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Stuart Broad took out the openers and Jack Leach got Marnus Labuschagne as England continued their march towards a series levelling win at The Oval on Day 4 of the final Ashes Test on Sunday. Steve Smith is still in the middle, thus keeping alive Australia's slim chances but he was hardly allowed to settle by Sam Curran. Australia are 68/3 chasing a target of 399.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Pak varsity bans male, female students from sitting together
Islamabad, Sep 15 (IANS) A new policy introduced by Bahria University in Pakistan has banned male and female students from sitting together or forming groups.
2019-09-15
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Meek Mill gives away backpacks, supplies at his old school
Los Angeles, Sep 15 (IANS) American Rapper Meek Mill has given away backpacks and supplies to children at his old elementary school.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Indian Greco-Roman wrestlers do poorly at World Championships
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan), Sep 15 (IANS) Indian Greco-Roman wrestlers continued to disappoint at the World Championships as all three missed the Olympic qualification mark, which was at stake here on Sunday.
2019-09-15
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Other Sports
Prison is not always the answer, says John Legend
Los Angeles, Sep 15 (IANS) Singer John Legend opened up on prison sentences after actress Felicity Huffman got 14 days for her role in the college admission scandal.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
PEMRA team attacked for stopping Indian programmes on cable
Lahore, Sep 15 (IANS) A team of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) was attacked here for stopping the broadcast of Indian TV channels and programmes on cable TV, reports said on Sunday.
2019-09-15
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Indian-US troops shake a leg together
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) American soldiers danced along with their Indian counterparts while rhyming the Assam Regiment's marching song, 'Badluram ka badan zameen ke neeche hai' during a joint military exercise in the US.
2019-09-15
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security