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Why Tarantino's portrayal of Bruce Lee shouldn't be taken seriously
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A martial arts legends family, friends and fans feel he has been insulted by an iconic filmmaker. The fallout has kept both these great artists in the news for a while now, although Quentin Tarantinos depiction of Bruce Lee in "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood" - as a bigmouthed show-off who wasnt worth much as a fighter - has created a controversy movie buffs would rather avoid.
2019-08-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Man commits suicide at Delhi's Tagore Garden metro station
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) A man committed suicide by jumping before a speeding train at Delhi's Tagore Garden Metro station, police said on Saturday.
2019-08-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Minor girl thrashed by village elder for elopement
Amaravati, Aug 17 (IANS) In a horrific incident, a minor Dalit girl was mercilessly beaten up by a village elder in public for eloping with a youth in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district.
2019-08-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Himachal sees heavy rains, rivers in spate
Shimla, Aug 17 (IANS) Hills of Himachal Pradesh continued to experience moderate to heavy rainfall on Saturday, causing landslides in some areas and blocking the highways, while all the major rivers and their tributaries were in spate, officials said.
2019-08-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Ex-ED Director under CBI lens over CVC complaint
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is probing into a complaint of an alleged disproportionate case against former Enforcement Directorate Director Karnal Singh who retired last year, top official sources said.
2019-08-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Gold ETFs: Investors bet big on the safe haven asset
Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) As the global economic scenario remains subdued and trade tensions remain volatile, investors have bet big on the safe haven of gold-backed exchange traded funds (ETF).
2019-08-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
A free ride along with food for this Hyderabadi youth
Hyderabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Food apps have made things easy for people to order food from comforts of their homes and satiate their hunger, but here is a case where a Zomato user in Hyderabad used it to reach his destination.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,IANS Life
Ordnance Factory Board to be made 100% govt equity firm
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Defence Ministry on Friday clarified there is no proposal to privatise the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) whose employees had called for a 30 days' strike.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
PKL 7: Clinical Pink Panthers see off Gujarat Fortunegiants
Ahmedabad, Aug 16 (IANS) A clinical Jaipur Pink Panthers saw out Gujarat Fortunegiants in a low-scoring encounter in the final match of the Ahmedabad leg of the Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 here on Friday.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
K'taka businessman shoots parents, wife, son, self
Bengaluru, Aug 16 (IANS) In a horrifying incident, a 36-year-old Mysuru businessman allegedly shot dead his parents, wife and son before killing self near Bandipur in Karnataka's Chamarajanagar district, police said on Friday.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Telangana hospitals stop healthcare services
Hyderabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Healthcare services under Telangana's Arogyasri scheme came to a halt on Friday as about 240 private hospitals in the state stopped providing services over non-payment of dues to the tune of Rs 1,500 crore by the state government.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Rahul condemns arrest of J&K Congress chief
Jammu, Aug 16 (IANS) Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday condemned the arrest of the party's Jammu and Kashmir unit chief Ghulam Ahmed Mir and another party leader saying the government has delivered another body blow to democracy.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Quicker security check-in facility at Delhi airport's T2
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) To provide hassle-free check-in to domestic passengers, the GMR-led Delhi International Airport (DIAL), the company which operates New Delhi's IGI Airport, on Friday introduced an 'Express' security check-in facility at Terminal 2.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India's forex reserves up $1.62 bn; reaches $430.57 bn
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) India's foreign exchange reserves increased by $1.62 billion during the week ended August 9, official data showed on Friday.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
SpiceJet to launch 12 new domestic flights from October
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Friday said it will launch 12 new domestic flights effective from the first week of October 2019.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Punjab on high alert after heavy rain forecast
Chandigarh, Aug 16 (IANS) Amid a forecast of heavy rainfall in the state in the next 48 to 72 hours, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday night ordered a high alert and directed all the Deputy Commissioners to monitor the situation closely.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Haryanvi model raped by photographer in UP
Gurugram, Aug 16 (IANS) A Haryanvi model was repeatedly raped by a photographer on the pretext of marriage in western Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district, an official said on Friday.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shah, Adityanath meet to discuss UP Cabinet expansion
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday held a meeting with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath here to discuss the state Cabinet expansion, party sources said.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Woman stabbed by husband in Delhi succumbs to injuries
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A 40-year-old woman succumbed to her injuries on Friday, a day after she was stabbed by her husband in an inebriated stated at Safdarjung Hospital, the police said.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Taking up Kashmir at UN 'diplomatic failure': Congress
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Terming Jammu and Kashmir as an integral part of India, the Congress on Friday said that the internationalisation of the Kashmir issue at the United Nations was a major "diplomatic and strategic failure" for the Indian government.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sreeshankar's 8m leap highlight of Indian GP V
Patiala, Aug 16 (IANS) Long jumper M. Sreeshankar marked his return to competition on Indian soil after six months with a seasons best leap of 8 metre that gave the Indian track and field fans reason to cheer at the Indian Grand Prix V at the Netaji Subhas National Institute of Sports here on Friday.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Athletics
New DVR rules of Cos Act enable promoters retain control
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Ministry of Corporate Affairs has amended the provisions relating to issue of shares with Differential Voting Rights (DVRs) provisions under the Companies Act with the objective of enabling promoters of Indian companies to retain control of their companies while as they raise equity capital from global investors with DVR shares now making up 74 per cent of total voting rights instead of 26 per cent earlier.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
PKL 7: U-Mumba beat Patna Pirates in nail-biter
Ahmedabad, Aug 16 (IANS) A last-minute super raid by Rohit Baliyan was the difference as Pro Kabaddi League heavyweights U Mumba beat Patna Pirates 34-30 in a crucial encounter in front of a jam-packed Eka Arena in Ahmedabad on Friday.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Two arrested for fraudulent IGST refund claims
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Revenue Department said on Friday it has arrested two persons in connection with fraudulent IGST refund claims amounting to about Rs 44 crore.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Durand Cup: Mohun Bagan in semis after ATK beat Md Sporting
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) ATK rode Hitesh Sharma's early goal to edge past Mohammedan Sporting 1-0 in a rain-interrupted 129th Durand Cup tie at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Friday.
2019-08-16
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Ravi Shastri re-appointed India head coach till November 2021
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The three-member Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC) comprising of Kapil Dev, Anshuman Gaekwad and Shantha Rangaswamy on Friday re-appointed Ravi Shastri as the head coach of the Indian team till November 24, 2021. The three members marked each individual separately. While Shastri got the job, Mike Hesson came second and Tom Moody came third.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Google's enterprise Gmail suffers outage, later restored in India
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Google's enterprise Gmail for businesses suffered an outage on Friday but services were restored soon after.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Punjab CM rejects party MP's allegation on sacrilege
Chandigarh, Aug 16 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday rejected his Congress party's MP Pratap Singh Bajwa's allegation that the Advocate General's office had misled the state and the assembly on the sensitive issue of withdrawal of the Bargari sacrilege cases from the CBI.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
BSF seizes 218 cattle being smuggled to Bangladesh
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) has seized 218 cattle that were being smuggled to Bangladesh, during raids in West Bengal's border districts, an official said on Friday.
2019-08-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Is government changing nuclear policy, asks Congress
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Congress on Friday said it stands behind the government on the issue of defence but asked it to make it clear if it was changing the decades-old nuclear policy.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Akali Dal in talks with BJP for Haryana polls
Chandigarh, Aug 16 (IANS) The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) would contest the upcoming Haryana assembly polls with the BJP and negotiations for seat sharing are currently on, party leader Balwinder Singh Bhunder said on Friday.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Punjab CM hails Chief of Defence Staff announcement
Chandigarh, Aug 16 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, an ex-soldier in the Indian Army, on Friday hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's announcement of a Chief of Defence Staff as a vital step in strengthening and streamlining the command structure for the defence services.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Rebuild Ravidas temple at original site: CPI-M
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The CPI-M on Friday urged the central government to rebuild the Guru Ravidas temple at the very site in the national capital where it was demolished.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Criminal involved in over 65 cases arrested
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) A 31-year-old man involved in over 65 criminal cases including attempt to murder, robbery and intimidation has been arrested here, Delhi Police said on Friday.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Playing a kathak dancer a big challenge: Upendra limaye
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) National award-winning actor Upendra Limaye is all set to make his Hindi television debut with the upcoming soap "Tara From Satara". The actor plays a kathak dance teacher and father of two daughters.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
No killing in Kashmir, situation to be normal in few days (2nd Lead)
Srinagar, Aug 16 (IANS) There has been no loss of life to any person in the Kashmir Valley during the past 12 days of lockdown, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Secretary B.V.R. Subrahmanyam said on Friday, and announced that the restrictions will be lifted and life "will become completely normal" as the situation improves over the next few days.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Ready-to-cook food start-up MFPL targets 1 lakh units per day
Hyderabad, Aug 16 (IANS) Mangamma Foods Private Ltd (MFPL), a Hyderabad-based startup in the ready-to-cook segment, is aiming at rapid growth by the end of the current fiscal with a target of one lakh units per day.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
ALERT: Ratul Puri moves court seeking cancellation of NBW issued against him in AgustaWestland case
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2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Deep discounts: Restaurants, online food aggregators battle it out
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) With hundreds of restaurants under the umbrella of the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) coming out in the open to challenge the deep discounting practices of online food aggregators like Zomato Gold and Dineout, the war over who controls the palate of Indians has intensified.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
'Manmarziyaan' singer unveils new single
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Singer Jazim Sharma, who shot to fame with his hits in films such as "Manmarziyaan" and "Dedh Ishqiya", has come up with a new single titled "Meri baaton ne".
2019-08-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Valencia can be competitive in Spain and Europe: Mijatovic
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Former Valencia striker Predrag Mijatovic said that he expects the club to be competitive in La Liga and in Europe. Valencia had an extraordinary season last year in which they went from being four points off relegation zone in January to confirming a Champions League spot on the final match day.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Kerala records first arrest in triple talaq case
Kozhikode (Kerala), Aug 16 (IANS) The police in Kerala on Friday arrested a man for giving triple talaq to his wife. The arrest was based on the Narendra Modi government's The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Shekhar Kapur thanks PM Modi for highlighting water issues in I-Day speech
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Shekhar Kapur has been obsessed with completing his dream project "Paani" for years now, and the acclaimed filmmaker
2019-08-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sensex ends in green amid weak global cues
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Buzz of a possible stimulus package by the Union government aided the Sensex and Nifty to finish in the green on Friday.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Hope people remember 'Mission Mangal' for long: Sharman Joshi
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Actor Sharman Joshi, who plays a pivotal role in "Mission Mangal", wants people to remember the film for a long time.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
TN to ban caste wrist bands in schools
Chennai, Aug 16 (IANS) Tamil Nadu government has decided to take action against any kind of caste discrimination in schools, said Fisheries Minister D. Jayakumar.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Religion
Taking up Kashmir at UN a diplomatic failure: Congress
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The Congress on Friday said that the internationalization of the abrogation of Article 370 at the United Nations was a major "diplomatic failure" for the Indian government.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Zeenat Aman's son to make B'wood debut as composer
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) Veteran actress Zeenat Aman's son Zahaan Khan is all set to make his Bollywood debut as a music composer with the film "Dunno Y: Love Is Love", directed by Kapil Sharma.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
After Kerala, Uttarakhand Police join TikTok
Dehradun, Aug 16 (IANS) In line with their ongoing mission to bring messages on safety and social relevance to their audience while connecting with the citizens of the state directly, the Uttarakhand Police joined TikTok on Friday.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Technology
No room for stress with Akshay on board: 'Mission Mangal' maker
Mumbai, Aug 16 (IANS) "Mission Mangal" has opened to good numbers at the box-office, and the film's debutant director Jagan Shakti is garnering praise. The filmmaker says the skill and professionalism of his multistar-case, headed by superstar Akshay Kumar, is the reason he never felt stress on the set.
2019-08-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood