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Sony India brings nostalgia back touchscreen Walkman
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Sony India on Wednesday refreshed its iconic Walkman Series with the Android Walkman NW-A105 in the country, priced at Rs 23,990.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Huawei unveils full list of global smartphones getting EMUI 10
Beijing, Jan 22 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has revealed the full list of devices that are available on the global market that are eligible for the refreshed user interface based on Android 10.
2020-01-22
Category: International, China,Technology
Budget may offer production incentives for fabless chip cos
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Union Budget 2020 may unveil a scheme on production linked benefits to attract hi-tech manufacturing in semiconductors, and microprocessors to India, apart from giving tax incentives to solar electric charging infrastructure, computers, and servers for its thrust in manufacturing of global products to reduce imports.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Redmi K30 Pro may have Snapdragon 865 chip, 8GB RAM: Report
Beijing, Jan 22 (IANS) Xiaomi is likely to bring the K30 Pro with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor and 8GB RAM.
2020-01-22
Category: International, China,Technology
2 bn years old Australian meteor crater is oldest known: NASA
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Analysing the age of the Yarrabubba meteor crater in Australia, a NASA scientist has found it to be 2.229 billion years old, making it now the oldest crater currently known.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Cong hails Rajnath for rejecting Adani submarine bid
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Congress has congratulated Defence Minister Rajnath Singh for not granting the tender for manufacture of diesel-powered submarines to the Adani HSL joint venture.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
UK's Prince Harry, Meghan warn media over photos
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Britains Prince Harry and his wife Meghan Markle have started their new life in Canada after stepping down from their royal duties, even as they have issued a legal warning to the media for clicking their pictures without consent.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Sensex loses 208 points, Nifty ends at 12,106
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) The Sensex fell for the third straight day on Wednesday as investors turned cautious ahead of the Union Budget. The bearish mood on Dalal Street was also on account of weaker-than-expected quarterly results.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sooraj Barjatya: Will work with Salman again in my next directorial
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Sooraj Barjatya is scripting his next film right now. He admits that as a storyteller he is spoilt by and obsessed with Bollywood superstar and friend Salman Khan, so it is but obvious that he will work with the actor in his next.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Cracks appear among Delhi's Shaheen Bagh protesters
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The rift between the volunteers and organisers at Delhi's Shaheen Bagh, the venue of an ongoing protest against the Citizenship Amendment Act, came into the open when one faction alleged that the other was playing into the hands of the BJP.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
File report on Jamia plea: Court directs Delhi police
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) A Delhi Court on Wednesday directed the police to file an action taken report (ATR) over the alleged brutality that happened inside the Jamia Millia Islamia University campus on December 15 last year.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Thailand Masters: Saina, Srikanth disappoint as India's campaign ends
Bangkok, Jan 22 (IANS) India had a disappointing opening day at the Thailand Masters as all four shuttlers participating from the country bowed out of the competition after facing defeats in their respective first round matches on Wednesday.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
Maha teen commits suicide after sodomy, 14 nabbed
Chandrapur (Maharashtra), Jan 22 (IANS) Fourteen persons, including a minor, have been arrested in connection with the suicide of an 18-year-old student, who hanged himself after being repeatedly sodomised, a top police official said here on Wednesday.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Acid attack survivor Rangoli: Parents would see my face and faint
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut's sister Rangoli Chandel has recalled how her parents used to "see my face and faint" after she suffered an acid attack. She has thanked her sister "Chotu" for standing by her side and working day and night for her treatment.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Boxing Oly qualifiers to be rescheduled, moved out of Wuhan
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Olympic Boxing Qualifiers which were to be held in Wuhan, China were moved out of the city on Wednesday due to the outbreak of a new coronavirus, Japanese news agency Kyodo reported.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
IndiGo, SpiceJet, GoAir seek TDS relief for expat pilots
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Domestic carriers IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir have pitched for TDS (tax deducted at source) relief for expat pilots.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Vaughan wants Banton in county cricket rather than IPL
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) England batter Tom Banton is one of the most exciting stars in the T20 circuit but former England captain Michael Vaughan has asked the England Cricket Board (ECB) to withdraw him from the upcoming IPL season.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ayushmann, co-actors at trailer success bash of 'Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan'
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Makers of Ayushmann Khurrana's upcoming starrer "Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan" hosted a bash for the film's cast and crew, to celebrate the tremendous response from the audience as well as critics that the film's trailer has garnered.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Aus Open: Divij enters 2nd round in doubles, Rohan ousted
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) India's Divij Sharan on Wednesday advanced to the second round of men's doubles event at the Australian Open after beating Pablo Carreno Busta and Joao Sousa along with his New Zealand partner Artem Sitak, but Rohan Boppanna was knocked out.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Shaw, Samson shine as India 'A' ease past NZ 'A'
Lincoln (New Zealand), Jan 22 (IANS) A day after replacing Shikhar Dhawan in the ODI squad, opener Prithvi Shaw starred with the bat as India 'A' won by five wickets against New Zealand 'A' in the first unofficial ODI on Wednesday.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
Samsung tops India refrigerator market with 33.9% share
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Samsung India on Wednesday said that it grabbed 33.9 per cent market share in the second half of 2019 (July-December period) to become the top refrigerator player in India and aims to secure 35 per cent market share in the first half of this year.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
K'taka cricket body fined Rs 50,000 for using plastic cups
Bengaluru, Jan 22 (IANS) City civic body Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) levied a penalty of Rs 50,000 on Karnataka State Cricket Association (KSCA) for using single use plastic cups during the recent India-Australia one day international match.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Smriti Mandhana unveils Power sports collection in Mumbai
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Power, the sports and performance brand by Bata, along with Smriti Mandhana, BCCIs Best Women's International Cricketer and the face of Power, launched their all new fitness collection for 2020. The launch was announced in Mumbai on Wednesday.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
India ignores Trump's mediation offer
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) India on Wednesday ignored US President Donald Trump's yet another attempt to offer mediation with Pakistan on Kashmir.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Cabinet nod to extension to OBC sub-categorisation panel
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved an extension of six months in the tenure of a commission set up to examine the issue of sub-categorisation within Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in the Central List.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Macron begins Israel visit, meets Netanyahu
Jerusalem, Jan 22 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron began his visit to Israel on Wednesday morning and met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Israel,Diplomacy,Politics
Another Sikh leader flees Pakistan after threats
New Delhi/Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) The Sikh leader who deactivated his Twitter account and moved to Lahore from Peshawar after he was assaulted by "unidentified" armed men a few weeks ago, has fled Pakistan, fearing threats to his life.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Braveheart teen's father recounts his courage
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) As a teen growing up in Kerala, Muhammed Muhsin E.C. told his two younger sisters that they will be famous once he became an IAS officer. Little did the lad know that he would indeed become famous, but for displaying indomitable courage in the face of death.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Interpol issues notice against fugitive godman Nithyananda
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Interpol has issued a Blue Corner notice against fugitive self-styled godman Nithyananda, wanted in India for alleged rape and abduction, officials said on Wednesday.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dubai tourism ends 2019 on a high with 16.73mn overnight visitors
Dubai, Jan 22 (IANS) Dubais tourism industry closed a successful decade at the end of 2019, welcoming an all-time high 16.73 million international overnight visitors, an impressive 5.1 per cent increase in tourism volumes, definitively surpassing the global tourism growth forecast by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) by over one per cent.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,IANS Life,IPL 2015,Commonwealth Games 2014
The woman behind the Nirbhaya movement (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) A little over seven years ago, after a 23 year old was brutally raped in a moving bus in the national capital leading to her death, public outrage and protests began not only in India but abroad also.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Public holiday declared on Netaji birthday in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Jharkhand government has declared January 23 as a public holiday on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. The notification to this effect was issued following order of Chief Minister Hemant Soren.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Canon India eyes healthcare imaging, security market
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) After cementing its position across four key business verticals -- camera, home printers, office printers and commercial printing solutions -- Canon India is now ramping up its effort to tap the growing healthcare imaging and security surveillance market in the country, a top company official said here on Wednesday.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Mysterious China virus may impact MWC Barcelona 2020
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Often considered a Mecca for tech enthusiasts, the mobile industry's premier event MWC Barcelona is facing a new challenge this year -- dealing with a mysterious virus first reported in Wuhan, the capital of China's Hubei province.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Wife, children pitch in to ensure hat-trick for Kejriwal
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) It was in October 2019 that Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's daughter Harshita took leave from her job and decided to campaign for her father. Now, wife Sunita and son Pulkit have also hit the streets to campaign for the AAP national convener who is eyeing a hat-trick in elections.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Expect Mirabai to win weightlifting medal in Tokyo: Sandhu
Guwahati, Jan 22 (IANS) India's first Dronacharya Award winner in weightlifting Pal Singh Sandhu is expecting Mirabai Chanu to end up with a podium finish at the Tokyo Olympics slated to be held later this year.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Other Sports
'Tanhaji' declared tax-free in Maharashtra
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Ajay Devgn's latest historical drama "Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior" has been given a tax-free status till April 30 by the Maharashtra Cabinet, an official said here on Wednesday.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India not a theocratic state: Rajnath Singh
New Delhi, 22 Jan (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has said that India is not a theocratic country because it looks at the world as one large family. Singh was speaking on Wednesday at the National Cadet Corp (NCC) Republic Day Camp, where he presented awards to the Cadets.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CCEA approves closure of Hindustan Fluorocarbons Ltd
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Wednesday approved the closure of Hindustan Fluorocarbons Ltd (HFL), a Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) under the Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Disney+ to launch in Europe on March 24 ahead of schedule
San Francisco, Jan 22 (IANS) Disney's video on-demand streaming service Disney Plus (Disney+) has moved up its launch date in Europe a week, from March 31 to March 24.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
'Drug for arthritis in dogs can fight cancer in people'
New York, Jan 22 (IANS) Drugs for diabetes, inflammation, alcoholism -- and even for treating arthritis in dogs -- can also kill cancer cells in the lab, according to a new study.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
7 killed by suspected Patthalgari supporters in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Jan 22 (IANS) In a shocking incident, seven people who were allegedly abducted by Patthalgari supporters in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district, have been killed.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hope Bushfire Cricket Bash will offer some relief: Tendulkar
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday hoped the charity match to be played for Australia's bushfire victims will "offer some relief to the people and wildlife in Australia", saying that he chose the right team and the right cause.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Mumbai to enter 24x7 era from midnight Jan 26-27
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) The Maharashtra government on Wednesday approved the much-anticipated proposal to kickstart 'Mumbai 24x7' from the midnight of January 26-27, cabinet Ministers Anil Deshmukh and Aditya Thackeray announced here.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Alia Bhatt is the new face of Vicco
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Actor Alia Bhatt has been roped in as the brand ambassador for Ayurveda-based personal care brand Vicco.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Cinema/Showbiz
John Abraham's 'killer look' in 'Mumbai saga' wows social media
Mumbia, Jan 22 (IANS) Actor John Abraham makes a killer, all-black style statement in the new still of his upcoming gangster drama "Mumbai Saga", and netizens are going gaga over it.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Iran slams 3 EU nations for triggering dispute mechanism
Tehran, Jan 22 (IANS) The head of the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi on Wednesday criticised three European countries -- Britain, France and Germany -- for their recent triggering of the dispute mechanism in the Iran nuclear deal.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Akhilesh challenges BJP to debate on development
Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday challenged the BJP to a debate on issues related to development.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
1 militant killed in ongoing encounter in Kashmir's Khrew
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) One militant has been killed in an ongoing encounter between the security forces and militants at Khrew in South Kashmir's Tral area on Wednesday.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
File report on Jamia plea: Court directs Delhi police
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Hearing a plea filed by the Jamia Millia Islamia University, a Delhi Court has asked the Delhi Police to file an action taken report on the FIR registered over the December 15, 2019, incident in the varsity campus.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Masaba Gupta launches anti-plastic clothing line
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Fashion designer Masaba Gupta has launched a clothing line 'I Will Wear Out Plastic', that features clothes, with detachable bags built within the garment itself.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,IANS Life
6 kids from northeast selected for National Bravery Awards
Aizawl/Shillong/Guwahati, Jan 22 (IANS) Carolyn Malsawmtluangi, aged just 11, this little girl from Mizoram has become an epitome of courage and quick presence of mind by saving a minor from being abducted.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Mizoram,National
Bharati Achrekar: Youngsters prefer web series over TV shows now
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Veteran actress Bharati Achrekar feels Indian television continues to lack in good content, as a result of which the young audience is moving towards web shows.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Online bullying more horrifying, leads to depression in youths
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) As researchers have found that cyberbullying amplifyies symptoms of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder in young people, health experts here also stressed that in some cases it can be far more horrifying than physical bullying.
2020-01-22
Category: International, India,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
High alert in J&K ahead of Republic Day
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) A high alert has been sounded in Jammu and Kashmir after intelligence inputs suggest of possible terror strikes ahead of the Republic Day.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Yash Aradhya 1st motorsports person to win PM Bal Puraskar
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Bengalurus Yash Aradhya on Wednesday became the first Indian motorsports star to win the prestigious Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar Award. Yash received the award at a ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan from President Ram Nath Kovind.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Motorsports
2nd case after J&K turns UT: CBI books bank official
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) In its second case since J&K became Union Territory, the CBI has booked an official of Jammu and Kashmir Grameen Bank on charges of misappropriation of bank funds to the tune of Rs 1.33 crore by "tempering" with the computer system and documents during January 2016 and January 2020.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Samsung launches refrigerator that makes perfect curd
Gugugram, Jan 22 (IANS) In an effort to help nuclear families and millennials who do not have time or expertise to make that perfect curd at home, Introducing its 2020 refrigerator line up, Samsung on Wednesday unveiled its Curd Maestro refrigerator, which is the world's first that prepares curd.
2020-01-22
Category: India, --select--,Technology
Tweeple hail #TheForgottenArmy new video song
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Amazon Prime Video releases a new song 'Azaadi Ke Liye' the anthem of the song and it will give you goosebumps.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Goa Cong to approach CBI over illegal mining lease renewals
Panaji, Jan 22 (IANS) With the Goa Chief Minister maintaining that the Lokayukta's report on illegal renewal of 88 mining leases in the coastal state in 2015 is "recommendatory" only, the state Congress on Wednesday said it will approach the CBI for a probe.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Politics
Bigg Boss 13: Friendship of #SidNaaz 'kharab ho gaya'
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) #SidNaaz fans has gone bust, at least for now. Housemates Sidharth Shukla and Shehnaaz Gill are officially no longer friends, amid the ever-changing love/hate dynamics on the ongoing "Bigg Boss 13".
2020-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dispose MLA disqualification petitions timely: Goa Congress
Panaji, Jan 22 (IANS) Pumped up by the previous day's Supreme Court order, which urged lawmakers to consider creation of a Tribunal to adjudicate disqualification petitions in a time-bound manner, the Goa Congress on Wednesday urged Speaker Rajesh Patnekar to dispose, within a specific time-frame, its disqualification petition filed in August 2019 against 10 now-former MLAs who switched over to the BJP.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
I see 'incredible' Kohli breaking more records: Smith (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) It's the year of the World T20 and it isn't just Virat Kohli and the Indian boys who are looking to take every opportunity to prepare for the showpiece event slated to be held later in the year. Run-machine Steve Smith is already excited at the prospect of playing another ICC event at home after the 2015 World Cup. In fact, he believes that his stint in the IPL with Rajasthan Royals will have a major role to play in the build-up to the mega event Down Under.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
CM woos global investors, aims to help Karnataka rural economy
Davos/Bengaluru, Jan 22 (IANS) Showcasing Karnataka at the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos in Switzerland, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa is eyeing global firms to create jobs through investment in the southern state, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Switzerland,Business/Economy,Politics
Republicans beat back Democrat bid to call witnesses at Trump trial (2nd Lead)
New York, Jan 22 (IANS) Republicans beat back 11 amendments by Democrats to bring in witnesses and new evidence and change the rules for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump during a marathon sitting that stretched into Wednesday and finally adopted the ground rules.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Chris Martin snaps at aggressive autograph hunters
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) Coldplay frontman Chris Martin recently snapped at fans who seemed too excited to get his autograph.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Once CM's blue eyed boy, Kerala top cop's future in jeopardy
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 22 (IANS) Jacob Thomas, the senior most director general of police in Kerala was once the blue eyed boy of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan. After the two fell out, he got a shock on Wednesday when news surfaced that a recommendation has been made to demote him to the rank of additional director general of police.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
'Arrow' star Stephen Amell suffers a panic attack
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) "Arrow" star Stephen Amell suffered a panic attack while recording a podcast in which he was discussing the end of his hit television series.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rohit Sharma backs Indian colts to bring back U-19 WC trophy
Auckland, Jan 22 (IANS) Star India opener Rohit Sharma has wished luck to the Under-19 Indian team currently participating in the World Cup and is hoping that the Priyam Garg-led side will be able to defend the title and "bring it back".
2020-01-22
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
60 pc of Indians do not wear right gym shoes: Survey
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANSlife) Sixty five per cent of people in India are aware about the difference between a running and training shoe, yet when asked close to 60 per cent of those people do not wear the right shoes to the gym, says a new survey by fitness brand Reebok.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Full flu vaccination cuts child hospitalisations in half
New York, Jan 22 (IANS) Researchers have found that fully vaccinated children reduced the risk of hospitalisation for complications associated with influenza by 54 per cent.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Shahid Mallya: Projects such as Ravidas biopic matter
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Singer Shahid Mallya, who has sung a song in "Amar Kahani Ravidas Ji Ki", feels that the upcoming film, based on life of Saint Ravidas, is a very sacred project. He added that filmmakers should make more such films that are based on Indias tradition, culture and values, for the younger generation.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Modi, Shah, Deol among BJP's 40 star campaigners in Delhi
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The BJP released its list of star campaigners for the upcoming Delhi polls, on Wednesday, featuring bollywood star Sunny Deol and party's bigest crowd puller Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
After Aus drubbing, looking forward to India series: Southee
Auckland, Jan 22 (IANS) Senior New Zealand pacer Tim Southee is keen to move past his axing from the team for the new year's Test against Australia and focus on the series against India.
2020-01-22
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Saints to help Hindu refugees in getting citizenship
Prayagraj, Jan 22 (IANS) Saints and seers at the ongoing Magh Mela have announced that they will help about 1.5 crore Hindu refugees in getting Indian citizenship.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Mumbai to go 24x7 from midnight Jan 26-27
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) The Maharashtra government on Wednesday approved the much-anticipated proposal to kickstart 'Mumbai 24x7' from the midnight of January 26-27, Cabinet ministers Anil Deshmukh and Aditya Thackeray announced here.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Adani Capital acquires Essel Finance's MSME loan business
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Adani Capital Pvt Ltd, the NBFC arm of the Adani Group, has acquired Essel Finance's MSME loan business.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
UP police fails to give evidence, PFI members get bail
Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government's proposal to ban the popular Front of India (PFI), following its alleged involvement in recent violence during the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests, is likely to face trouble since the Uttar Pradesh Police has failed to produce 'substantial evidence' against its activists.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Cricketer Shreyas Iyer new face of audio brand boAt
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Indian cricketer Shreyas Iyer has been roped in as the brand ambassador of leading homegrown consumer electronics company brand boAt for its campaign 'Sound of the Champions', it was announced on Wednesday.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Another anti-CAA stir in Lucknow village now
Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) As the focus remains firmly fixed on Clock Tower in old city area where women are protesting against citizenship laws, another protest site has emerged in Ujariyagaon, on the outskirts of Lucknow.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
EaseMyTrip brings flight booking experience on WhatsApp
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) EaseMyTrip, domestic online travel company on Wednesday announced its integration on WhatsApp messenger to book flight tickets.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Mamata leads anti-CAA march through Darjeeling
Darjeeling, Jan 22 (IANS) With hundreds matching her steps, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday led a colourful rally through the heart of the north Bengal hill town here railing against the new citizenship law CAA and a proposed nationwide NRC.
2020-01-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National
'Acquisition of Eaton Hydraulics good for Danfoss India unit'
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) The acquisition of power management company Eaton's Hydraulics business for $3.3 billion augurs well for Danish major Danfoss A/S not only globally but also for its Indian operations, said Danfoss officials.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Low-cost iPhone to get into production in February: Report
San Francisco, Jan 22 (IANS) The low cost successor to iPhone SE is getting into mass production next month and Apple could release it in March.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
As AISA, DSF fight it out, cracks in JNU Left unity?
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Projected as an example for their seniors, united Left parties in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) successfully defeated one of the biggest threats in their fortress, the ABVP. The team later went on to trigger a nationwide students' roar against fee hike in many universities.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Abhishek Banerjee excited to be part of 'Oh My God!' director's next
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Banerjee, who has earlier wooed audience with his comic roles in films like "Stree" and "Bala", is currently preparing for director Umesh Shukla's upcoming comedy film.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Brad Pitt has 'no complaints' with life now
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) Hollywood star Brad Pitt is enjoying his life and says he has no complaints.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sophie Turner wants to be in 'Lizzie McGuire' revival
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) "Game of Thrones' star Sophie Turner wants to join the reboot of "Lizzie McGuire" as Miranda.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Brazil charges two companies linked to tailing dam disaster
Brasilia, Jan 22 (IANS) The prosecution office of the southeastern Brazilian state of Minas Gerais has filed charges against mining giant Vale and consulting company TUV SUD for intentional murder over the collapse of a tailings dam in 2019.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Brazil,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
China issues travel advisory after deaths due to nCoV
New Delhi/Beijing, Jan 22 (IANS) China has advised people against traveling in and out of Wuhan, the city hit by the novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) linked to the deadly Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).
2020-01-22
Category: International, India,National,Health/Medicine
BJP renames Congress as 'Muslim League Congress'
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The BJP, on Wednesday, launched a scathing attack on the Congress calling it "Muslim League Congress" citing multiple recent examples to accuse the party of being Hindu phobic and Muslim appeaser.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Firing resumes at encounter site in south Kashmir
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) Fresh firing started between the security forces and the militants on Wednesday in Kashmir's Tral area where an encounter was going on since Tuesday, police said.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
What went behind Saif Ali Khan's new version of 'Ole ole'
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) The recreated version of Saif Ali Khan's hit song "Ole ole" from the 1994 movie "Yeh Dillagi" is out, and it sees the former in a completely different avatar.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Josh Philippe can play for Aus in all formats: Smith
Sydney, Jan 22 (IANS) Steve Smith believes promising wicket-keeper batsman Josh Philippe has the potential to represent Australia in all three formats.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Wings to fly! 44 Divyang children take maiden fight in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Jan 22 (IANS) As many as 44 'Divyang' (differently abled) children from across Odisha experienced the joy of flying high aboard a special flight from Bhubaneswar on Wednesday.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education
Expecting good results in 2024, 2028 Olympics: SAI DG
Guwahati, Jan 22 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) Director General Sandip Pradhan has said that the organisation is expecting good results from the country's athletes in the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Other Sports
Fresh raids on disgraced DSP's residence in Kashmir
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Wednesday carried out fresh raids at the residence of disgraced Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh, who was caught while transporting two militants Naveed Baby, Rafi Ahmed and a lawyer Irfan Ahmed in his vehicle to Jammu on January 11.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mangaluru airport bomb suspect Aditya Rao arrested (3rd Lead)
Bengaluru, Jan 22 (IANS) A depressed mechanical engineer Aditya Rao has surrendered as the Mangaluru airport bomb suspect. He was arrested here when he walked into the Karnataka Director General of Police (DGP) office in the city centre, police said on Wednesday.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Anti-CAA protesters chased and caned by cops in UP
Etawah (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 22 (IANS) The police in Etawah district chased and caned women protesters who had started a dharna against the citizenship law. A video clip that has gone viral on the social media on Wednesday, shows policemen chasing women, caning them and also barging into shops to force their closure.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
India Ratings expects GDP growth of 5.5% for FY21
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) India Ratings and Research on Wednesday said that it expects gross domestic product (GDP) to grow at 5.5 per cent in FY21.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Aus Open: Djokovic thumps Ito to enter 3rd round
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) Defending champion Novak Djokovic on Wednesday entered the third round of the Australian Open after cruising past Japanese wildcard Tatsuma Ito.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Australian Open: Divij enters 2nd round in men's doubles
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) India's Divij Sharan on Wednesday advanced to the second round of men's doubles event at the Australian Open after beating Pablo Carreno Busta and Joao Sousa along with his New Zealand partner Artem Sitak.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Without AAP, Delhi schools, hospitals will go bad again
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Calling himself the "elder son" of Delhi, national convenor of Aam Aadmi Party and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said if anyone else was voted in Delhi, the condition of the schools and hospitals will become bad again, which he had "improved" in the last five years.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
US FDA approves first treatment for thyroid eye disease
New York, Jan 22 (IANS) The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the first drug for the treatment of thyroid eye disease, a rare condition where the muscles and fatty tissues behind the eye become inflamed, causing the eyes to be pushed forward and bulge outwards.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
SC declines to stay CAA-NPR
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to pass any order to restrain the operation of Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) or National Population Register (NPR).
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Djokovic thumps to enter Australian Open 3rd round
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) Defending champion Novak Djokovic on Wednesday entered the third round of the Australian Open after cruising past Japanese wildcard Tatsuma Ito.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
'Tanhaji...' child actor on 'quiet' Ajay, 'chatty' Kajol
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Child artiste Arush Nand says he had a great time working with star couple Ajay Devgn and Kajol in "Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior".
2020-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
7 killed by suspected Patthalgari supporters in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Jan 22 (IANS) In a shocking incident, seven people who were allegedly abducted by Patthalgari supporters in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum district are believed to have been killed.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AGR dues: DoT to give separate deadline for non-telcos
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Department of Telecom will issue a separate deadline for AGR dues payment to the non-telecom companies (mostly PSUs) since the Supreme Court mandated timeline does not apply to them, official sources said.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Venkatesh starts shoot for 'Asuran' Telugu remake
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Southern superstar Venkatesh has begun shooting for the upcoming Telugu revenge thriller "Naarappa", a remake of Dhanush-starrer Tamil blockbuster "Asuran".
2020-01-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Kerala CAA face-off to intensify between Gov, CM
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 22 (IANS) After the disapproval shown by the Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan over the state government's move to approach the Supreme Court on the Citizenship Amendment Act, another round of confrontation is expected soon with regards to the Governor's address during the forthcoming Assembly session.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Kerala,National
Danfoss to double headcount at its Pune technology centre
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Danish company Danfoss A/S plans to double its headcount at its Indian software centre located in Pune, said a senior company official.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
New tool to predict risk of depression in adolescence
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Researchers have developed a predictive tool that can recognise adolescents who are at high or low risk of depression in young adulthood.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
China, US should boost strategic communication: Ambassador
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) China and the United States should strengthen strategic communication and look at each other rationally, Cui Tiankai, the Chinese ambassador to the United States, said.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Mangaluru airport bomb suspect Aditya Rao arrested (2nd Ld)
Bengaluru, Jan 22 (IANS) An unemployed depressed mechanical engineer Aditya Rao has surrendered as the Mangaluru airport bomb suspect. He was arrested here when he walked into the Karnataka Director General of Police (DGP) office in the city centre, police said on Wednesday.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BSE to open for trade on Budget Day
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) The BSE will be open for trading on February 1, on account of the Union Budget, even though it will be on a Saturday.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Denmark's Danfoss to source control valves from India
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Danish company Danfoss A/S will be increasing its exports of power solutions products out of India by adding two control valve production at its Pune facility, said a senior official.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
MoS Home to review development on 3-day J&K visit
New Delhi, 22 Jan (IANS) Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, G. Kishan Reddy will be launching various developmental works during his 3-day visit to the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Naqvi stops at Lal Chowk in Srinagar, meets people
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi went to the Lal Chowk in Srinagar on Wednesday and briefly interacted with the people there.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Kica Women's Football League Kicks off
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANSlife) With a vision to promote football for women and to encourage them to lead to a healthy life, Kica, a homegrown active wear brand by Aneesha Labroo recently announced the Kica Women Football league.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
WhatsApp dark mode rolling out for beta testers on Android
San Francisco, Jan 22 (IANS) Website WaBetaInfo, which follows developments with the beta version of the app on Wednesday revealed that WhatsApp has started rolling out dark mode to users of its beta version for Android app.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Eye care tips if you look at screens all day
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANSlife) Digital rules, and most people these days are glued to a screen for several hours a day, slowly eroding away their precious eyesight.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Twitter updates Android app after users report glitch
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Hours after Android users reported glitches while logging into Twitter after it crashed on Wednesday, the micro blogging site rolled out an update on the Google Play Store.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
It's a cheesy world
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANSlife) National Cheese Lover's Day, yes there is such a thing, took place on the 20th of January. The day is meant to give cheese lovers a chance to indulge in the decadence of cheese tasting as well, introduce newbies into the fan fold.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
40 more Taliban militants surrender in Afghan province
Kabul, Jan 22 (IANS) Forty Taliban militants have surrendered to Afghan National Army in the country's western province of Ghor amid military pressure in the mountainous region, Afghan Ministry of Defence confirmed on Wednesday.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Defence/Security
Chinese ambassador highlights ties with NZ as "front-runner"
Wellington, Jan 22 (IANS) Chinese Ambassador to New Zealand Wu Xi has highlighted the bilateral relationship between the two countries as a "front runner" during her remarks delivered at the Chinese Lunar New Year reception held in Wellington.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Textile Auction on January 28th & 29th 2020
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANSlife) The Textiles' an online auction by AstaGuru.com will feature rugs, shawls, sarees, traditional Pichwais, artefacts and accessories and ranges total of 100 lots.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Bling it on the runway
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANSlife) Fashion without accessories, is only half the fun. Bearing that in mind Lakmé Fashion Week, is back with the third edition of 'The Real Cut'.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Mothers still face barriers to breastfeed at work: Study
New York, Jan 22 (IANS) Despite the protections in place to support breastfeeding for employees, the burden still falls on working mothers to advocate for the resources they need, says a new research.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cancer's Big Five
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANSlife) Cancer is one of the most dreaded ailments, and from amongst the very many types of cancer, there are a few that Indian women are predisposed to.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Good to start season against tough teams, says Rani
Bengaluru, Jan 22 (IANS) India women's hockey team captain Rani has said that the team is looking forward to the New Zealand tour as it will give them a good boost for their preparations for the Tokyo Olympics slated to be held later in the year.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
No stay on CAA, NPR: SC
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to pass any order to restrain the operation of Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) or National Population Register (NPR).
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Chhapaak' row: Contempt plea against makers in Delhi HC
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Lawyer Aparna Bhat has filed contempt petition in Delhi High Court against makers of the film 'Chhapaak' and actress Deepika Padukone for not giving due credit to her in spite of the court order.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Bollywood
Sony India brings Android Walkman with touchscreen display
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Sony India on Wednesday refreshed its iconic Walkman Series with the Android Walkman NW-A105 in the country, priced at Rs 23,990.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Anti-terror operations intensified in J&K, says DGP
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh said that counter terror operations have been intensified in Kashmir lately, which have led to many successful operations against the militants.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Manali, Dalhousie get more snow
Shimla, Jan 22 (IANS) There was moderate snowfall in the tourist resorts of Manali and Dalhousie, the weather bureau said on Wednesday.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
No mention of Kashmir in US readout of Trump-Khan meet
New York, Jan 22 (IANS) Although US President Donald Trump had said that he is talking with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan about Kashmir, there was no specific mention of it in the official US readout of their meeting.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Over 20 abducted school kids rescued in Cameroon
Yaounde, Jan 22 (IANS) Cameroonian troops have rescued 24 school children held hostage by armed separatists in the country's restive English-speaking region of Meme division, an official said.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Cameroon,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
BSF's social media directives puts 42 Apps in 'NO' list (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) "Don't get into a trap. Your security is in your hands," the Border Security Force (BSF) has said issuing its social media rules for its officers and men. It has directed them not to use 42 mobile applications and show caution while using Facebook, Twitter and WhatsApp.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Technology
CBI begins probe into 4 more cases against Chhota Rajan
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has initiated probe into four more separate cases registered by the Mumbai police against gangster Chhota Rajan, including those lodged between 1995 and 1998.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Vodafone quits Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project
San Francisco, Jan 22 (IANS) Telecom major Vodafone has joined the list of top companies which have backed out from Facebook's controversial Libra cryptocurrency project.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Shatrughan Sinha praises new BJP President
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Veteran actor and Congress leader Shatrughan Sinha praised and congratulated J. P. Nadda for being appointed as the National President of the Bharatiya Janata Party.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Gibbs recalls 2007 ban, admits making racial remarks
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Former South Africa opener Herschelle Gibbs has revealed what exactly led to him being handed a two-Test ban by the International Cricket Council (ICC) in the 2007 home series against Pakistan.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Kerala MP slams IRCTC for removing Malayali cuisine from menu
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Slamming IRCTC's decision to remove local Malayali cuisine from its menu and raising the prices of South Indian food items, Kerala MP Binoy Viswam on Wednesday asked the government to immediately review the move.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mangaluru airport bomb case suspect arrested
Bengaluru, Jan 22 (IANS) Mangaluru airport bomb case suspect was arrested here when he walked into the Karnataka Director General of Police (DGP) office in the city centre, police said on Wednesday.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Top philanthropists join hands to fight India's climate issues
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) In a bid to solve Indias pressing climate challenges, countrys foremost philanthropists on Wednesday joined hands to form the India Climate Collaborative (ICC).
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Sidhu, Priyanka among 40 Cong star campaigners in Delhi
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Congress has finalized list of 40 star campaigners for Delhi assembly elections, which includes the names of Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Madugalle named ICC match referee for Pak-B'desh T20Is
Lahore, Jan 22 (IANS) Ranjan Madugalle, member of the Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees, has been appointed by the game's governing body as match referee for the three-match T20I series between Pakistan and Bangladesh.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Shweta Tripathi working on developing her own stories
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Actress Shweta Tripathi started the year by signing her next project which she will be announcing soon. She is also working on developing her own concept and stories.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Health emergency in China's Hubei to control coronavirus
Beijing, Jan 22 (IANS) Central China's Hubei province on Wednesday activated level II public health emergency response to tackle the pneumonia epidemic first spotted in the provincial capital Wuhan.
2020-01-22
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine,Politics
Twitter crashes on Android following update
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Twitter users in India on Wednesday were left helpless as the app crashed globally on the Android devices. The problem was acknowledged by Twitter, which has started fixing it.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Himachal girl who saved 3 lives selected for national award
Shimla, Jan 22 (IANS) A girl student of a Himachal Pradesh school did an act of bravery in 2018 when she was in Class IX by rescuing her family members, comprising his ex-serviceman grandfather, and the driver who met a road accident, her teacher said on Wednesday.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Kidambi, Sameer out of Thailand Masters in opening round
Bangkok, Jan 22 (IANS) India didn't have a great start at the Thailand Masters as Kidambi Srikanth and Sameer Verma bowed out of the competition after losing their respective matches in the first round itself on Wednesday.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
Thick fog covers Delhi
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Dense fog descended over the national capital on Wednesday and lowered visibility to 25 to 50 metres at 5.30 a.m. It was likely to remain same or further deteriorate till 10 to 11 am and only improve thereafter.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Musk-run Tesla hit $100-bn market value for first time
San Francisco, Jan 22 (IANS) Signalling an all-electric future is coming our way, Elon Musk-run Tesla has hit the $100 billion in stock market valuation for the first time.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Apple to release smart keyboard with scissor design in 2020
San Francisco, Jan 22 (IANS) Apple is reportedly planning to introduce an updated Smart Keyboard with a scissor switch design alongside its next-generation iPad and iPad Pro models in 2020.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Rodrigues confident India will make it to T20 WC final
Dubai, Jan 22 (IANS) Indian batswoman Jemimah Rodrigues has said that the team will have a good match practice in the tri-nation series for the T20 World Cup scheduled to be played next month.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Australia to host 11th Indoor Cricket WC in October
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) Australia is set to host a third cricket World Cup this year with the World Indoor Cricket Federation announcing Melbourne as the host city for the eleventh Indoor Cricket World Cup from October 10-17.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
nCoV: Cochin begins screening passengers from China, Hong Kong
Kochi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Cochin International Airport (CIAL) from Wednesday started screening all incoming passengers from China and Hong Kong, following the outbreak of a Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), said a CIAL official.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Global smartphone market to grow by 64 mn units in 2020-24
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Riding on the Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled features, the global smartphone market is expected to grow by 64.05 million units during 2020-2024, a new report said on Wednesday.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
US Senators flout Trump trial norms by wearing Apple Watch
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) At least seven US Senators flouted the norms when they attended US President Donald Trump's impeachment trial wearing Apple Watch, breaking the Chamber's ban on electronics during the proceedings.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Technology
1 killed in Thane factory blast
Thane (Maharashtra), Jan 22 (IANS) One person was killed and two others injured in a blast that ripped through a private chemical factory in Maharashtra here on Wednesday, officials said.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
7-year-old killed in UP school as almirah falls on her
Ambedkar Nagar (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 22 (IANS) A wooden almirah fell on a class 2 student in the government primary school in Salauddinpur village in Ambedkar Nagar district on Tuesday afternoon. The child died on the spot after which angry villagers held the teachers hostage.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CBI begins probe into 4 more cases against Chhota Rajan
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) The CBI has initiated probe into four separate cases registered by Mumbai Police against gangster Chhota Rajan, including those lodged between 1995 and 1998.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mangaluru airport bomb suspect arrested
Bengaluru, Jan 22 (IANS) Mangaluru airport bomb suspect was arrested here when he walked into the Karnataka's Director General of Police (DGP) office in the city centre, police said on Wednesday.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Polling underway for local body elections in Telangana
Hyderabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Polling is underway in the municipal elections in Telangana on Wednesday amid elaborate security arrangements, officials said.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Ryan ten Doeschate steps down as Essex captain
London, Jan 22 (IANS) After leading Essex for four seasons, Ryan ten Doeschate has stepped down as club captain. In his place, Tom Westley will now lead the side.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Thailand to implement strict screening to guard coronavirus
Bangkok, Jan 22 (IANS) The Thai Ministry of Public Health announced that it would step up measures to screen Chinese tourists arriving in Thailand for Lunar New Year celebrations.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine
Vodafone quits Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project
San Francisco, Jan 22 (IANS) Vodafone has become the latest big player who have decided to quit Facebook's controversial Libra cryptocurrency project.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
UP Sunni cleric slams police for booking women protesters
Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) Sunni cleric and Imam of Eidgah, Maulana Khalid Rashid Firangi Mahali, has slammed the Lucknow police for booking peaceful women protesters at the Clock Tower in the state capital.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
22 Delhi-bound trains delayed due to fog in north India
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) At least 22 Delhi-bound trains were delayed by one to eight hours due to dense fog in several parts of northern India, officials said on Wednesday.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Australian Open: Osaka charges through to 3rd round
Melbourne, Jan 22 (IANS) Defending champion Naomi Osaka on Wednesday registered an impressive straight-sets victory over Zheng Saisai of China to advance to the third round of the Australian Open.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Markets open on a positive note on Wednesday morning
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a positive note.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ottis Gibson appointed Bangladesh bowling coach
Dhaka, Jan 22 (IANS) Former West Indies fast bowler Ottis Gibson has been appointed as the new bowling coach of Bangladesh. The 50-year old has signed a two-year agreement with the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) which will go into 2022.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Saudi crown prince had Amazon owner Bezos phone hacked
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The crown prince of Saudi Arabia Mohammad Bin Salman had got mobile phone of the Amazon billionaire and Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos hacked in 2018, the UK newspaper The Guardian has claimed.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
British PM backs Egypt's development policies, measures
Cairo, Jan 22 (IANS) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed his country's support for the measures taken by Egypt to achieve comprehensive development, Egyptian presidency said.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Brazil establishes Amazon Council to protect rainforest
Brasilia, Jan 22 (IANS) Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro announced the creation of an Amazon Council and a National Environmental Force to safeguard the world's largest rainforest.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Brazil,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
UP officials add 100 years to children's age, case lodged
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 22 (IANS) A Bareilly court recently ordered the police to lodge a case against a village development officer and a village head who allegedly issued wrong birth documents after the children's family refused to give them a bribe.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
UP police fails to give evidence, PFI members get bail
Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government's proposal to ban the popular Front of India (PFI), following its alleged involvement in recent violence during the anti-Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) protests, is likely to face trouble since the Uttar Pradesh Police has failed to produce 'substantial evidence' against its activists.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Sevilla advance to last 16 of Copa del Rey
Seville, Jan 22 (IANS) Sevilla scored twice in the second half to prevail 3-1 over Levante and claim a spot in the round of 16 of the Copa del Rey.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Robert Farah suspended over positive doping test
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Reigning Wimbledon and US Open doubles champion Robert Farah has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a prohibited substance, the International Tennis Federation has said.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Another leopard carcass found, fourth in a month
Bulandshahr, Jan 22 (IANS) Another leopard carcass was found on Tuesday in Bawanpur village in Bulandshhar district.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
UN chief urges ceasefire in Libya to start political process
United Nations, Jan 22 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for a ceasefire in Lybia to be followed by "a real political process."
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
China reports 440 confirmed cases of new coronavirus pneumonia
Beijing, Jan 22 (IANS) Chinese health authorities announced Wednesday that 440 confirmed cases of pneumonia caused by the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) had been reported in the country by the end of Tuesday.
2020-01-22
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine,Politics
German football's desperate fight against bad behaviour
Berlin, Jan 22 (IANS) German football is taking up a desperate fight against bad behaviour. In advance of the second half of the 2019-20 Bundesliga season, the association Deutscher Fussball Bund has advised its referees to act more strictly and uncompromised.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Lucknow poet says Shah violated section 144 in rally
Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) Well known Urdu poet Munawwar Rana, whose two daughters have been booked for participating in the on-going protest against Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Lucknow, has now accused Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, of violating prohibitory orders.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Sonia, Priyanka in Rae Bareli on two-day visit
Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi and party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will be arriving in Rae Bareli on Wednesday on a two-day visit.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Putin appoints new Russian cabinet members
Moscow, Jan 22 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin has appointed new Russian cabinet members, according to the decrees Kremlin published on its website.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Blacklisted firms got CPEC project contracts: Alice Wells
Islamabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Senior US diplomat Alice Wells renewed criticism of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), impliedly urging Islamabad to rethink its involvement with it.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Pakistan,International
'Reducing bushfire fuel as important as reducing emissions'
Canberra, Jan 22 (IANS) Australia's Prime Minister has called for a national approach to hazard-reduction burns to mitigate the impact of future bushfires.
2020-01-22
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
US Senate rejects Democratic bids for Trump documents
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) The US Senate has voted to table a motion proposed by the Democrats during an ongoing impeachment trial against President Donald Trump demanding documents from the White House related to the US President's dealings with Ukraine.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
US blacklists 15 aircraft owned by Venezuelan company
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) In its latest move aimed at stepping up pressure on the government of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, the US government has designated 15 aircraft as the "blocked property" of Venezuelan state-owned oil company Petroleos de Venezuela.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Taylor Swift opens up on mom's cancer for the first time
New York, Jan 22 (IANS) Pop star Taylor Swift has for the first time revealed specifics of her mother Andrea's battle with cancer, in a new interview.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
US reports first case of new Coronavirus from China
New York, Jan 22 (IANS) The US state of Washington located in the country's west coast has reported its first case of a possibly deadly virus being called the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) with its genesis in China. The patient in question returned from Wuhan, China on January 15, 2020, US health officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed Tuesday.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Wall Street falls on coronavirus fears
New York, Jan 22 (IANS) Wall Street's three main stock indexes closed lower amid investors' concerns over a new coronavirus outbreak in the US.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Vin Diesel goes shirtless to flaunt beef on the beach
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Vin Diesel's Insta pose in a shirtless avatar is guaranteed to make fans go weak in the knees.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Darkness is transparent, you can see through'
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) We talk about soil and clay. She says that working with them heals -- emotionally and physically. There is talk of childhood memories. She says all the dust had vanished and her memory is now crystal clear. She recounts the watermill back in her village in Bihar. A composition of water, sound, light, the splash on the iron sheets - the entire musicality of it. "In the evening, when you looked down the well, there were innumerable fireflies hanging there. How does one describe that?," smiles Shambhavi.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Woman, minor son stabbed to death in Delhi's Jahangirpuri
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) A woman and her minor son were found murdered in their flat in northwest Delhis Jahangirpuri on Tuesday, said police.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Quentin Tarantino to focus on fatherhood
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) Hollywood maverick Quentin Tarantino now wants to focus on being a dad.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Wreck of Titanic to be protected under UK-US agreement
London, Jan 22 (IANS) The wreckage of the Titanic is to be better protected under a new treaty signed between Britain and the US, Britain's Department for Transport (DfT) has said.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Trump's historic trial starts with fight over rules, witnesses
New York, Jan 22 (IANS) The historic trial of Donald Trump has begun in the US Senate with Democratic prosecutors from the House of Representatives and his lawyers sparred, while the US President was 6,500 kilometres away in Davos hobnobbing with the world's elite.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Iraqi PM says rocket attack on US embassy 'unacceptable'
Baghdad, Jan 22 (IANS) Iraq's caretaker Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi has condemned the rocket attack on the US embassy in the Iraqi capital, calling it "unacceptable".
2020-01-22
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Anti-CAA protestors hold night-long dharna at Esplanade
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Carrying aloft the tricolour and displaying posters, thousands of people lay siege to the city hub Esplanade holding a night-long dharna demanding scrapping of the new Citizenship (Amendment) Act and proposed countrywide National Population Register (NPR) and National Register of Citizens (NRC) exercises.
2020-01-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Trump says he's talking to Imran Khan about Kashmir
New York, Jan 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that he is talking with Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan about Kashmir and he would help if he could.
2020-01-22
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Closely following Kashmir issue, can help, says Trump
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Tuesday reiterated his offer to "help" on the Kashmir issue, saying the US was "watching and closely following" the developments in the Valley.
2020-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Kejriwal's movable assets up Rs 8 lakh, wife's by Rs 41 lakh
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The total movable assets of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who on Tuesday filed his nomination for the February 8 Assembly elections, have gone up by about Rs 8 lakh since 2015 and that of his wife by Rs 41 lakh.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Jainacharya urges CJI over tapering religious rights
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The British tampered with the historical autonomy enjoyed by religions, but it worsened in the Independent India, said Jainacharya Yugbhushansuri in an open letter to the Chief Justice in reference to the Sabarimala case, pending in the Supreme Court.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Old woman branded a witch, severely beaten up in Bengal
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) An old woman was branded as a witch and beaten up in Bagmundi area of West Bengal's Purulia district, officials said on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Thousands protest against CAA in north Karnataka city
Kalaburagi (Karnataka), Jan 21 (IANS) Thousands of people protested against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) here and urged the Central government to repeal it, the police said on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Trump impeachment trial presses rewind button to Clinton era
New York, Jan 21 (IANS) No mobile phones, not even on airplane mode, no chatting, the presence of big ticket legal teams and 100 Senators who can decide at any time to black out cameras, shoo away outsiders and debate behind closed doors long after midnight for six straight days a week -- US President Donald Trump's impeachment trial is playing the rewind button to a very different communications template in the time of always-on digital screens, beginning Tuesday in Washington DC.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Scolded by mom for damaging mobile, teenage girl ends life
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) A teenage girl here hanged herself after she was scolded by her parents for damaging her mother's mobile phone, police said on Tuesday. She died on way to hospital.
2020-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Report Governor action on mercy plea in Rajiv murder case: SC to TN
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Tamil Nadu government to inform it within two weeks the Governor's decision under Article 161 on pardon, commutation or remission of the sentence of the 1991 Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convicts.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Setback to Andhra govt as Council adopts TDP resolution
Amaravati, Jan 21 (IANS) In a setback to the YSR Congress Party government in Andhra Pradesh, a resolution moved by main opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) disapproving the government's policies was adopted in the state Legislative Council on Tuesday night.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Sonia dissolves Punjab Congress Committee
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday dissolved the Punjab Congress Committee and all district committees in the state with immediate effect, though its state unit President Sunil Jakhar will remain unchanged.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sonia, Priyanka to visit Rae Bareli
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Over six months after her visit to Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh, Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi will be visiting her parliamentary constituency for two days starting Wednesday, party sources said.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bengal Guv meets Congress, Left leaders on pending bills
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday met legislative party leaders of the Congress, CPI-M and CPI to discuss the pendency of two bills, one to prevent lynching and another related to a state commission for scheduled castes and tribes.
2020-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Mamata walks around in Darjeeling, gives kids polio drops
Darjeeling, Jan 21 (IANS) Strolling on the hilly roads of Darjeeling town, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday chatted with the common people and traders and administered pulse polio drops to children.
2020-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Slowdown to affect insurance sector in India: Moody's
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The slowing Indian economy will weigh on insurance premium growth over the next two-three years, Moody's Investor Service said on Tuesday but added that supportive measure taken by regulator IRDAI will help counterbalance the deteriorating economic environment.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Italy deplores oil pipeline blockades in Libya
Rome, Jan 21 (IANS/AKI) Italy's Premier Giuseppe Conte on Tuesday condemned the continued closure of virtually all of Libya's oil facilities by eastern Libyan forces, warning that the blockade could imperil the war-torn country.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Defence/Security
Bengaluru church archbishop cries sacrilege, differs with police
Bengaluru, Jan 21 (IANS) Differing with the police department dismissing the St. Francis of Assisi Church's break in as burglary, the Metropolitan Archbishop of Bengaluru, Peter Machado, called it a sacrilege.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Muslims store arms in mosques: Karnataka BJP MLA
Bengaluru, Jan 21 (IANS) Stoking a fresh controversy, Karnataka's ruling BJP legislator M.P. Renukacharya on Tuesday accused Muslims of storing lethal weapons, including swords, knives and soda bottles, in mosques across the southern state.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
SC to hear over 140 pleas challenging CAA on Wednesday
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear in excess of 140 pleas against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), which include a majority seeking that the court examine its constitutional validity.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Parking, poor water supply worry Rajinder Nagar voters
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Rajinder Nagar Assembly constituency continues to suffer parking woes despite promised by many leaders to resolve it by developing multi-level parking facilities in the area.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
DoT nod to 100% FDI in Bharti Airtel
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Department of Telecom (DoT) has approved Bharti Airtel's proposal to approve up to 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in Bharti Airtel from the 49 per cent allowed earlier .
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Vehicle registrations down 15% in December: FADA
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Vehicle registrations in the country declined 15 per cent on a year-on-year basis to 16.06 lakh units after two months of positive growth, data from Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA) showed on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mumbai mounted police unit's uniform triggers debate
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Mumbai Police are bringing back their mounted police unit after 88 years and the unit's new uniform has sparked a debate on social media.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
EU to forge new migration pact, says Italian Foreign Min
Rome, Jan 21 (IANS/AKI) The European Commission has reopened negotiations on migrants and asylum and soon there will be a new European pact on the issue of migration, Italy's Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio indicated on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
New T-cells killed all cancers without touching healthy cells
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Researchers at Cardiff University have discovered a new type of killer T-cell that offers hope of a "one-size-fits-all" cancer therapy.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Health/Medicine
Global match-fixing kingpin Chawla's interrogation to open Pandora's box (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) As the Delhi Police's Crime Branch awaits custody of cricket match-fixing kingpin, Sanjeev Chawla in London, his inevitable questioning can trouble at least four former star cricketers and a couple of Bollywood personalities. These celebrities were linked with the "global bookie" but could not be tried as Chawla fled to London on a business visa soon after the match-fixing was unearthed by Delhi Police in early 2000, reveal officials of the Crime Branch handling Chawla's extradition case.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CBI books Frost Intl in Rs 4,000-cr fraud, raids 13 places
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday carried out searches at various locations in Mumbai and Uttar Pradesh after filing a case against Frost International Ltd, a Mumbai-based company involved in merchant trading and import and export of various commodities, and its promoters on charges of cheating a consortium of banks worth Rs 4,061.95 crore in 2011.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NZ tour: Samson replaces Dhawan in T20 team, no Pandya in ODIs
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Wicketkeeper batsman Sanju Samson replaced injured opener Shikhar Dhawan for India's five-T20 series in New Zealand starting January 24, while Prithvi Shaw found a place in the ODI squad which was announced on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Desi field gun Sharang clears field test
Jabalpur, Jan 21 (IANS) The 155 mm towed field gun Sharang has cleared the final field test and is ready to be inducted in the Indian Army sometime before March 31, sources in the Ordnance Factory board (OFB) said on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Udit Raj cries foul over security withdrawal
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Upset over withdrawal of security cover, former MP and Congress spokesperson Udit Raj, here on Tuesday, said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had shown its anti-Dalit face again.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'J&K Assembly creature of its Constitution and not Constitution of India'
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly is a creature of the Constitution of the erstwhile state, and not the Constitution of India, submitted senior journalist Prem Shankar Jha's counsel, challenging the scrapping of Article 370, before the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
3 Odisha girls to receive National Bravery Awards 2019
Bhubaneswar, Jan 21 (IANS) Three girls from Odisha among 22 children will receive the ICCW National Bravery Awards 2019 at Rashtrapati Bhavan on the eve of Republic Day this year, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Human Interest/Society
Sri Lanka trail Zimbabwe by 63 runs on Day 3
Harare, Jan 21 (IANS) The first Test between Sri Lanka and Zimbabwe remains anyone's game after the end of the third day on Tuesday in Harare. Angelo Mathews remains unbeaten in a defiant knock in which he has faced 253 balls and scored 92 runs. Giving him company is Dhananjaya de Silva on 42 off 74. Sri Lanka are 295/4 and trail Zimbabwe by 63 runs.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Sports,Cricket
Rajiv case: SC wants TN response on mercy plea of convict
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Tamil Nadu government to inform it within two weeks if a decision has been taken by the Governor under Article 161 on pardon, commutation or remission of the sentence of convicts in 1991 Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
45% SMEs against Centre's right to seek customer, supplier data
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Around 45 per cent of small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and startups are opposed to the government's right to seek anonymised data of their customers and suppliers under the Personal Data Protection Bill, according to a survey by LocalCircles.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
MoD rejects Adani Group's bid to participate in Rs 45K cr submarine project
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Adani Group and state-owned Hindustan Shipyard Limited's joint venture bid to participate in a Rs 45,000 crore submarine project -- referred to as Project 75-I -- was on Tuesday rejected by the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) headed by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Sonia, Priyanka to visit Rae Bareli
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Over six months after her visit to Rae Bareli in Uttar Pradesh, Congress interim Chief Sonia Gandhi will be visiting her parliamentary constituency for two days from Wednesday, party sources said.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Twitterati discuss Mumbai mounted police's uniform
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A section of Twitterati was abuzz on Tuesday as the Mumbai Police posted about the new uniform selected for its Mounted Unit, which is making a comback after 88 long years.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Pangolin seized in Bengal, one arrested
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) West Bengal wildlife officials seized a pangolin - considered an endangered mammal - in North 24 Parganas district on Tuesday and arrested one man in this connection.
2020-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
AAP again asks BJP for Chief Ministerial face against Kejriwal
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday again asked the Bharatiya Janata Party to disclose the name of their Chief Ministerial face for the upcoming election, as the saffron party named its candidate from the New Delhi assembly seat against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Nominations over, AAP lays out big campaign plan
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) After the nominations process ended on Tuesday, the AAP hit the campaign trail again with the ruling party planning another Arvind Kejriwal's town hall plus roadshows and rallies.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
MRO players hope high from budget, expect level playing field
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Days ahead of the Union Budget, local maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) firms hope the government will provide level-playing field by bringing the taxes at par with neighbouring hubs such as Singapore, Dubai, Colombo and Kuala Lumpur.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Assam's Shivangi, Maha's Kenisha surge ahead with five golds
Guwahati, Jan 21 (IANS) Shivangi Sarma stamped her signature on the Khelo India Youth Games here with a fifth freestyle swimming gold medal on Tuesday to emerge as the most successful individual athlete.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Other Sports
Two disused train coaches turned into classrooms in Mysuru
Mysuru, Jan 21 (IANS) You may have come across fine-dining on trains, hospitals or even exhibitions on trains. But have you ever come across a school holding classes in a train compartment?
2020-01-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National
RPF busts ticketing scam with terror funding links
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) In one of the biggest crackdowns on the train ticketing touts in recent times, the Railway Protection Force (RPF) has arrested a madrassa-educated, self-taught software developer from Jharkhand and claimed, here on Tuesday, to have busted an e-ticketing racket with suspected links to terror funding and money laundering.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Curative plea raises query over addenda in SC Ayodhya order
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A curative petition, filed in the Supreme Court challenging the Ayodhya order, also questions the unknown addenda that focus on relevance of the Hindu faith, associated with the dispute, at the end of the main judgement.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Meet two M'rashtra bravehearts who saved precious lives
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Mumbai girl Zen G. Sadavarte, who shot to fame two years ago when she helped save at least 17 lives, has been selected for the coveted Indian Council for Child Welfare's National Bravery Award for 2019.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Jnanpith-winning Bengali poet Sankha Ghosh hospitalised
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Bengali poet Sankha Ghosh, a recipient of the Jnanpith award, was admitted to a private city hospital on Tuesday following respiratory tract infection, doctors said.
2020-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Art/Culture/Books
Police sniffer dogs unearth tiger claws in Goa temple
Panaji, Jan 21 (IANS) Police sniffer dogs on Tuesday helped Goa Forest Department officials track down claws of a tiger, extracted from its poisoned carcass earlier this month, in a temple a short distance from where the tiger was found dead in the Mhadei Wildlife Sanctuary.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Centre agrees to restart Aluminum Park in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Jan 21 (IANS) The Centre has agreed to restart the project for the upgradation of infrastructure at the Angul Aluminum Park in Odisha, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan announced on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy
Shantanu Maheshwari saves co-actor Reecha Sinha from drowning
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Actor Shantanu Maheshwari recently saved his co-star Reecha Sinha from drowning while shooting an underwater sequence.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bengaluru airport starts virus screening of Far East arrivals
Bengaluru, Jan 21 (IANS) Bengaluru's Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) has set up a Novel Corona Virus screening mechanism in the premises in a bid to prevent its spread in the city, an official here said on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Ministry reconstitutes AICS as Olympic year begins
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Indian badminton national coach Pullela Gopichand was among the notable omissions from the fresh list of members for the All India Council of Sports (AICS) that was announced by the Sports Ministry. But Gopichand said that he had informed the ministry about four months back that he wouldn't be able to attend the meetings as the 2020 Tokyo Olympics draws closer.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
DoT seeks AGR dues by Jan 23 as SC has not stayed Oct order
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Department of Telecom will stick to the Supreme Court's original order of October 24 in which the apex court had asked the telecom companies to pay AGR dues by January 23.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
10 long operating terrorists killed in J&K in 20 days
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) At least 10 local terrorists who were operating in Jammu and Kashmir for the past two-three years have been killed in the last 20 days this month, a police officer said.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Nationality of 82 JNU students 'unavailable', RTI activist to write to PM
Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) After an RTI query revealed the nationality of 82 foreign students in Jawaharlal Nehru University remains unavailable in the list of foreign students registered in the monsoon and winter sessions 2019- 20, RTI activist Sudheer Swami who filed the query said he would soon write to the Prime Minister and Home Minister bringing these facts to their notice to ensure action.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Neha Kakkar gifts Rs 2 lakh to firefighter on 'Indian Idol'
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Singer Neha Kakkar has gifted Rs 2 lakh to a firefighter on the sets of "Indian Idol" season 11. Neha is one of the judges on the show this season.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Edge for TRS as Telangana set for municipal polls
Hyderabad, Jan 21 (IANS) The ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) is looking to score another electoral victory as it appears ahead of the opposition in the elections to urban local bodies scheduled on Wednesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
PK Banerjee falls ill, admitted to hospital
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Legendary Indian footballer PK Banerjee was on Tuesday hospitalised after his sodium levels fell.
2020-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Himesh Reshammiya to judge singing talent hunt on radio
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Singer=composer Himesh Reshammiya has been roped in to judge the seventh season of the on-air singing talent hunt show "Big Golden Voice".
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
More trouble for economy, direct tax collection in negative zone
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The bad run for the Indian economy continues with the latest victim being the government's direct tax kitty, where collections have now entered the negative zone for the very first time.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Trump slams 'prophets of doom' at Davos
New Delhi/Davos, Jan 21 (IANS) At the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday slammed the "perennial prophets of doom" while bragging about the US economic boom under his leadership.
2020-01-21
Category: International, India,Politics
HCL launches dedicated Microsoft business unit
Noida, Jan 21 (IANS) HCL Technologies on Tuesday announced the launch of a dedicated HCL Microsoft Business Unit to help joint customers with digital transformation initiatives.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
Coronavirus: Screening of passengers from China at 7 airports
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Ministry of Civil Aviation on Tuesday extended the screening of passengers coming in from China to four more airports -- Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Cochin -- in a bid to thwart the threat of 'novel coronavirus disease' (nCoV).
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Goa mining leases renewed 'faster than fastest cheetah'
Panaji, Jan 21 (IANS) Speed and not due diligence appears to have driven the BJP-led coalition government's rush to clear as many as 31 mining lease renewals in one day, the Goa Lokayukta has underlined in his order indicting a former Chief Minister and senior bureaucrats for illegal second renewal of 88 mining leases.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Internet lauds Kashmiri youth's snow car model
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The video of a Kashmiri youth, named Zubair Ahmed from Budgam district who made a supercool 'snow car', is making the rounds of the Internet.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Adah Sharma spotted in Rishikesh with her 'bodyguards'
Rishikesh, Jan 21 (IANS) Adah Sharma chose to start 2020 with a vacation, and going by her social media posts and pictures she hd the time of her life.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
NCPCR takes up complaint on use of kids for protests
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on Tuesday took up a complaint on viral videos of children participating during protests against Citizenship Amendment Act.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
BCCI asks Saha to skip Ranji game ahead of NZ tour
Kalyani (West Bengal), Jan 21 (IANS) India's Test wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha has been asked to skip Bengal's next Ranji Trophy clash against Delhi to keep himself fit ahead of the Test series in New Zealand.
2020-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
De Kock named SA ODI captain, 5 debutants in squad to face Eng
Johannesburg, Jan 21 (IANS) Quinton de Kock was on Tuesday officially announced as South Africa's new ODI captain. He will lead a squad featuring five debutants in the Proteas' upcoming ODI series against England.
2020-01-21
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Four challenges facing new BJP chief JP Nadda
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) It was a roaring crowd, intermittent chants of 'Jai Shri Ram' and festivity as the BJP chose its 11th President -- JP Nadda. As Prime Minister Modi came to address the crowd at 6A, Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg, the greetings for Nadda were sprinkled with caution.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cancer hospital to come up in Odisha's Bargarh
Bhubaneswar, Jan 21 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced to set up a cancer hospital in the state's Bargarh district.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Swiggy admits difference between online food, restaurant rates
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Food delivery platform Swiggy on Tuesday admitted that food rates on its platform may be higher than those being offered by restaurants in certain cases.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Japan bundled out for 41 in U-19 WC, Tweeple laud Team India
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Twitterati showered love on Team India after they defeated Japan by 10 wickets and 271 balls remaining to register their second successive victory in the 2020 Under-19 World Cup on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
After hours of waiting, Kejriwal files nomination
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal finally filed his nominations from the New Delhi Assembly constituency for the February 8 elections, after hours of waiting.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Vijayan condoles death of 8 Kerala tourists in Nepal
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 21 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and his cabinet colleagues on Tuesday condoled the untimely death of eight Keralites at a hotel in Nepal.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sacked DTC staff make it dramatic for AAP
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The last day of nominations for the February 8 Assembly elections turned dramatic for the ruling Aam Aadmi Party as close to 30 sacked DTC employees filed their candidature ahead of the Delhi Chief Minister, who waited for close to seven hours to file his nomination with token number 45 in hand.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Errors of major import in SC Ayodhya order: Curative plea
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A curative petition, filed in the Supreme Court challenging the Ayodhya order, also questions the unknown addenda that focus on relevance of Hindu faith, associated with the dispute, at the end of the main judgement.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Congress dissolves Punjab unit sans President
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Congress has dissolved its Punjab unit and all district units in the state while state chief Sunil Jhakhar has been retained.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Centre mulling ILP in Assam, awaits Clause 6 panel report (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The long-pending demand for the introduction of the Inner Line Permit (ILP) in Assam may come true any time after February as the Centre is learnt to be considering the move as the preliminary report of a high-level committee on Assam Accord's Clause 6 suggests its need.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Cong welcomes SC suggestion on MP, MLA disqualification
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Congress has welcomed the Supreme Court's suggestion that disqualification petitions of MPs and MLAs should be decided within a timeframe.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
One lakh scholarships for J&K students this year: Naqvi (IANS Exclusive)
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) More than one lakh scholarships will be given to students in Jammu and Kashmir this year, Union Minister for Minority Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, told IANS in an exclusive interview on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
CBI books Frost Intl in Rs 4,000-cr fraud, raids various places
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday carried out searches at various locations in Mumbai and Uttar Pradesh after filing a case against Frost International Ltd, a Mumbai-based company involved in merchant trading and import and export of various commodities, and its promoters on charges of cheating a consortium of banks worth Rs 4,061.95 crore in 2011.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Poor gut bacteria may turn your kid into a problem child
New York, Jan 21 (IANS) Parents, if your kids throw attitude and do not listen to you despite repeated warnings at home, it is time to check the quality of their food as microbiome in the gut plays a key role in deciding kids' behaviour, a novel study has found.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Will New Delhi seat repeat its magic of giving Chief Ministers?
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The New Delhi assembly constituency is not just any other seat going to the polls on February 8, but has actually given the capital many of its Chief Ministers.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
PM Modi's vision for cleaner India a privilege to hear: Bear Grylls
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) It was Bear Grylls with whom India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi unleashed his adventurous side on the former's TV show "Man vs Wild" last year. For Grylls, it was no less than a special experience to come to India and explore its beauty with Modi.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
22 children selected for National Bravery Awards
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Twenty two children - 10 girls and 12 boys - from 12 states have been selected for the ICCW National Bravery Awards 2019. One award has been given posthumously.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Ranji Trophy: Manoj, Akash shine in Bengal's thumping win
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Akash Deep and Manoj Tiwary starred for Bengal to crush Hyderabad by an innings and 303 runs in a Round six Ranji Trophy tie in Kalyani here on Tuesday. After being bowled out for just 171 runs, the visitors failed to show some spirit as the hosts registered an impressive victory with Akash emerging with a four-fer in the second innings too.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
SC suggests judge-led tribunal on MP/MLA disqualification
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Parliament to "seriously consider" establishing a permanent tribunal headed by a retired Supreme Court Judge or a retired Chief Justice of a High Court, or some other outside independent mechanism, to examine disputes concerning disqualification of MPs and MLAs.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
CAB to start school tournament for girls
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) intends to begin a school tournament for women cricketers with an eye on increasing the talent pool for Bengal.
2020-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Raj Cong readying stage for Rahul's return as party chief
Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) The Congress leaders in Rajasthan are gearing up to give a rousing reception to Rahul Gandhi on his arrival here on January 28 to address a rally against the new citizenship law (CAA).
2020-01-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Rlys again expecting highest capex outlay in Budget
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian Railways is yet again expecting the highest-ever outlay for capital expenditure of over Rs 1.70 lakh crore from Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who is set to present the Budget on February 1.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Indian men's TT squad upbeat with Oly draw, women have it tough
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The India men's team could not have asked for a better draw on the eve of the 2020 ITTF World Team Qualification Tournament, beginning at Gondomar (Portugal) on Wednesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
16 mini power projects being commissioned in Meghalaya: CM
Shillong, Jan 21 (IANS) Sixteen mini power projects with a total generating capacity of 1,637 MW are being commissioned in Meghalaya to make the northeastern state self reliant in electricity, Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma said.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Meghalaya,Business/Economy
Jennifer Winget: Web is a challenging medium for actors
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Winget, who has a pivotal role in her debut web series "Code M", says she would like to explore the digital platform more often because she finds the medium challenging and exciting.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Online transactions in Delhi-NCR grew 235% in 2019: Report
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Digital transactions in Delhi-NCR grew by 235 per cent from 2018 (January-December) to 2019 (January-December) and the region was the third most digitised state in 2019, thus, contributing 13.05 per cent in 2019 (up from 10.9 per cent in 2018), said a new report by full-stack financial services company Razorpay on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
L-G meets team of Shaheen Bagh protestors, calls for peace
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Tuesday met a delegation of protestors from Shaheen Bagh, the venue of anti-CAA agitation, and assured them that the representation handed over by them would be conveyed to the authorities.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
DAC okays procurement of Rs 5,100 cr indigenous equipment
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) chaired by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh approved several procurement proposals to boost the 'Make in India' initiative.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
4 held for raping MP widow in Mumbai
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) In a shocking incident, four men allegedly gang-raped a 32-year-old widow from Madhya Pradesh in the bushes near the railway line in suburban Kurla late on Monday night, the police said here on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ISL: Top spot up for grabs as Bengaluru host Odisha
Bengaluru, Jan 21 (IANS) An intriguing Indian Super League (ISL) duel is on the cards as Bengaluru FC face Odisha FC at the Sree Kanteerava stadium here on Wednesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Visva-Bharati planning to celebrate Basanta Utsav ahead of Holi
Bolpur (West Bengal), Jan 21 (IANS) Circumventing its age old tradition, the Visva-Bharati University is considering celebrating Basanta Utsav (Spring Festival) ahead of the March 9 "Dol" (Holi) fest and restrict the entry of visitors to the programme.
2020-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Art/Culture/Books
Deepening innovation ties on BRICS agenda this year: Report
Moscow, Jan 21 (IANS) Cooperation on developing high-end technologies will become an important agenda item for the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) countries during Russias current-year presidency of the group of emerging economies, Finnish Russian digital solutions provider Zyfra said on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Russian Federation,Technology
Kartik Aryan: My 2 roles in 'Love Aaj Kal' are distinctly different
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Bollywood actor Kartik Aryan says playing two distinct characters from different eras in Imtiaz Ali's upcoming film "Love Aaj Kal" was a challenge he enjoyed.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
IPL: Royals announce sponsorship deal with Expo 2020 Dubai
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals on Tuesday announced a landmark sponsorship deal with Expo 2020 Dubai for the 13th season of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Budget session of Odisha Assembly to begin on Feb 14
Bhubaneswar, Jan 21 (IANS) The budget session of the Odisha Assembly will begin from February 14 and continue till April 9, said a notification issued by the Parliamentary Affairs Department on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy
Sensex ends 205 pts lower after IMF cuts growth forecast
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) The benchmark Sensex on Tuesday closed 205 points lower after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) slashed India's 2019 growth estimates from 4.8 per cent from 6.1 per cent for the current fiscal year.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Facebook to hire 1,000 more staff in Britain: Sandberg
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Facebook Chief Operation Officer Shreyl Sandberg on Tuesday announced the social networking giant would hire 1000 more people in London this year, taking to total to more than 4,000.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Samsung promotes 162 execs as follow-up to leadership rejig
Seoul, Jan 21 (IANS) Samsung Electronics Co. on Tuesday announced the promotion of executives in a follow-up to the recent reshuffle of its major business heads. The company said 162 executives earned promotions in the annual reshuffle, with 14 moving up to executive vice president positions.
2020-01-21
Category: International, South Korea,Technology,Diaspora
Gurugram's longest flyover to be built in 1 year
Gurugram, Jan 21 (IANS) Following the nod from the Union Transport and Highways Ministry, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has said it will complete construction of Gurugram's longest flyover on the busy Gurugram-Alwar National Highway 48 in one year.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Haryana,National,Business/Economy
India likely to have its own TOEFL for foreign students
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) India is likely to frame its own English language test, on the lines of TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), for foreign students to improve its ranking among the most preferred countries for education in the world.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diaspora,Diplomacy,Education
HC stays CAT order to set aside DGP appointment in Punjab
Chandigarh, Jan 21 (IANS) In a major relief to Punjab Director General of Police (DGP) Dinkar Gupta, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday stayed the operation of order of the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) that set aside his appointment.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Modi and Shah drag on democracy, lying on CAA: Kapil Sibal
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Tuesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah of lying to the nation over the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and said that they are a 'drag on democracy'.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
After Akalis, BJP's partner JJP opts out of Delhi polls
Chandigarh, Jan 21 (IANS) A day after the Akali Dal, BJP's another alliance partner, the Jannayak Janta Party (JJP) led by Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala, on Tuesday announced not to contest the assembly elections in Delhi, citing party symbol issue.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
More users mention star signs, climate change in bio: Tinder
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The use of astrological signs in personal bios grew 16 per cent and climate change mentions rose up by 80 per cent in the last year on Tinder, the dating platform said on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sex racket busted in Mumbai; two held, three women rescued
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Mumbai Police have busted yet another sex racket involving foreign students and small time Bollywood actresses and models, with the arrest of two persons and the rescue of three young women, a top police official said here on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Anti-CAA resolution in Bengal Assembly on Jan 27
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government on Tuesday announced that a resolution against the new citizenship law will be brought in the state Assembly on January 27.
2020-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National
India witnesses drop in cyber threats in 2019: Report
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) India witnessed a fall in the number of cyber threats in 2019 as compared to 2018, said a new report by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Alejandro quits as East Bengal coach
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) East Bengal's Spanish head coach Alejandro Menendez on Tuesday stepped down from his post after a spate of poor results saw the club languish at seventh place in the I-League table.
2020-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Fujifilm India enters projector market
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Japanese photography and imaging major Fujifilm on Tuesday forayed into projector market with the launch of Z5000 - an ultra-short throw projector equipped with "folded two-axial rotatable lens" to enable omnidirectional image projection without moving the main projector unit.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
RPF busts ticketing scam with terror funding links
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Railway Protection Force (RPF) here on Tuesday claimed to have unearthed a ticketing scam with links to money laundering and terror funding.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Twitterati hail Indian Army soldier dancing to Uri song
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A video of an Indian Army soldier dancing to a number from last year's hit Bollywood movie "Uri: The Surgical Strike" is doing the rounds on social media and has grabbed the eyeballs of netizens.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Protests continue in Amaravati over 3 capital move
Amaravati, Jan 21 (IANS) A day after the Andhra Pradesh Assembly passed two Bills to develop three state capitals, farmers continued their protest for 35th day on Tuesday, demanding that Amaravati be continued as the only capital.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Battle tank engine production capacity over double now: Govt
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) The engine production capacity of the Indian battle tank factory here was increased to 750 units p.a. with one flexible manufacturing line going on stream on Tuesday, an official statement said.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Defence/Security
MP's Priyanshu impresses Sindhu on PBL debut
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) With his array of sparkling backhand returns and exquisite movement on the court, Madhya Pradeshs 17-year-old Priyanshu Rajawat impressed not just the spectators at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on his debut at the Star Sports Premier Badminton League but he even earned plaudits from world champion PV Sindhu.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Badminton
Ritu aims to continue winning streak at ONE C'ship
Singapore, Jan 21 (IANS) Indian wrestling sensation Ritu Phogat will aim to go for her second win in a row in her budding mixed martial arts career when she locks horns with Chinas Pro MMA fighter Wu Chiao Chen at ONE Championship (ONE) here on February 28.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Other Sports
Abrogation of Article 370 will have positive impact: Naqvi
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday said the abrogation of Article 370 will have a positive impact on the people. The BJP ministers started their Kashmir outreach programme on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Rajeev Khandelwal excited to be part of YouTube short film anthology
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Actor Rajeev Khandelwal will soon be seen in the anthology "Offbeats Season 1", which comprises six short films. He is a part of "His Master's Voice", in which he portrays an estranged son returning home to his dying father.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Senior players laud AIFF for broad-basing women's football
Bengaluru, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian women's national team players have lauded the All India Football Federation's (AIFF) approach to "broad-base women's football across the country" as the final round of Indian Women's League is all set to get underway at the Bangalore Football Stadium here from January 24.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Black kites with 'No-CAA, NRC' fly in Lucknow
Lucknow, Jan 21 (IANS) About a dozen persons, including children, have been detained for flying black kites with 'No CAA, NRC written on them in Lucknow on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
57 fire tenders battle Surat fire
Surat, Jan 21 (IANS) At least 57 fire tenders were rushed to douse a massive fire that broke out early Tuesday at the Raghuvir textile market in Gujarat's Surat town.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hina Khan's B'wood debut film's trailer gets 4mn views in a day
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) The trailer of Vikram Bhatt's "Hacked", which will launch "Bigg Boss" star Hina Khan in Bollywood, has got more than four million views in just over a day.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Facebook to hire 1,000 more staff in Britain: COO Sandberg
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Facebook Chief Operation Officer Shreyl Sandberg on Tuesday announced the social networking giant would hire 1000 more people in Lond this year, taking to total to more than 4,000.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Bigg Boss 13 to end in mid February?
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) The current season of the controversial reality TV show "Bigg Boss" will reportedly conclude on February 15. There was a buzz that the makers are interested in extending the season by two more weeks, but now fresh reports suggest that the finale will happen in mid February.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
U19 WC: Ravi, Kartik help India thrash Japan
Bloemfontein (South Africa), Jan 21 (IANS) Indian colts on Tuesday made a mockery of Japan, who were making their debut in the Under 19 World Cup, as they won their second Group A game by 10 wickets in what turned out to be a completely one-sided contest.
2020-01-21
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Tencent, Black Shark to partner on gaming phones: Report
Beijing, Jan 21 (IANS) Tencent Games, the world's largest gaming company with hits like PUBG: Mobile and Arena of Valor has announced its new partnership with gaming smartphone manufacturer Black Shark.
2020-01-21
Category: International, China,Technology
Rihai Manch alleges UP Police wants to kill activists
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Anti-CAA activist and Rihai Manch President Mohd Shoaib, who has been released by the court on bail, on Tuesday alleged that UP Police wants to kill its activists in the state.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
88% Indians believe bots should be used for admin work
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Eighty-eight per cent of people in India believe that humans shouldn't be carrying out repetitive admin tasks if they can be automated, a new report said on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Can't be part of AICS in Olympic year, says Gopichand
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Indian badminton national coach Pullela Gopichand was among notable ommissions from the fresh list of members for the All India Council of Sports (AICS) that was announced by the Sports Ministry. But Gopichand said that he had informed the ministry about four months back that he wouldn't be able to attend the meetings as the 2020 Tokyo Olympics draws closer.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Rape case: US Justice Dept shuts probe on Uber bribery charges
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) How did San Francisco-based Uber Technologies Inc obtain the Delhi cab rape victim's confidential medical documents? Who in Delhi Police and hospital authorities received bribe money to share case files with Uber? Answers to these questions will remain a mystery for now.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kangana calls Virat Kohli Panga King of Team India
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut feels India skipper Virat Kohli is the most fearless player in the national cricket team.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Modi, Oli open second ICP at Jogbani-Biratnagar
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with his Nepal counterpart K.P. Sharma Oli jointly inaugurated the second Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Jogbani-Biratnagar on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Bigg Boss 13: Himanshi doesn't blame Asim for breakup with ex
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) "Bigg Boss 13" host Salman Khan recently slammed contestant Asim Riaz for being the reason behind Punjabi singer Himanshi Khurana's breakup with her boyfriend Chao. It seems like Salman's allegation on Asim has not gone down well with Himanshi. She was seen defending Asim on social media.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
National, Oriental, United Boards give nod for amalgamation
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) The Boards of three public sector general insurance companies - National Insurance Company, Oriental Insurance Company and United India Insurance Company - have formally given their nod for their amalgamation, as was announced by the central government earlier.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Tripura, Manipur, Meghalaya celebrate 48th Statehood Day
Agartala, Jan 21 (IANS) Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya on Tuesday separately celebrated their 48th statehood day through numerous and colourful functions.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
BJP's Bagga, AAP's Dhillon fight over this old BJP bastion
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) One of the closely fought seats this poll season in Delhi will be Hari Nagar in West Delhi Lok Sabha constituency. Both AAP and the BJP have gone for fresh faces. While the BJP has fielded its rabble-rouser Tajinder Bagga, AAP has replaced its two time MLA Jagdeep Singh with Raj Kumari Dhillon.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Ozone-depleting substances behind half of Arctic warming
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Ozone-depleting substances caused half of Arctic warming and sea ice loss from 1955 to 2005, causing about a third of all global warming during that period, reveals a significant study.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
No 45 in queue, Kejriwal awaits turn to file nomination (3rd Lead)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who reached the office of the Returning Officer (RO) to file his nominations for the December 8 Assembly elections, is waiting his turn as Tuesday is the last day for filing.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
CBI should probe ex Goa CM, babus in mining scam: Lokayukta
Panaji, Jan 21 (IANS) The Goa Lokayukta on Tuesday directed the state government to order a CBI probe into the illegal renewal of 88 mining leases in 2015, by then Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar, former Mines Secretary P.K. Sain and the Director Mining and Geology department Prasanna Acharya.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Thampi's ED remand extended by 3 days
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A special CBI court on Tuesday extended by the three days the ED remand of businessman C.C. Thampi who was arrested by the agency in connection with the money laundering probe against Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ahdoos Hotel, Kashmir's symbol of culinary delights, to expand
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Amid economic gloom after the revocation of Article 370, there is some good news emerging from Kashmir as the iconic Ahdoos Hotel in Srinagar, a symbol of Kashmir's unrivalled hospitality and culinary delights, is all set to expand its business and open more branches.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
SIAM hopes Auto Expo to be harbinger of good times
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) With automobile companies expected to bring to the market the car models showcased in the upcoming Auto Expo - The Motor Show in Delhi, the consumer sentiment is expected to go into positive lane, said a top official of Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).
2020-01-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
RBI cancels Vodafone m-pesa's certificate of authorisation
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday cancelled the Certificate of Authorisation (CoA) of Vodafone m-pesa after its voluntary surrender of authorisation.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sophie Choudry: I don't believe in extreme dieting, extreme workouts
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Sophie Choudry, who is one of the fittest celebrities in Bollywood, says she doesn't believe in extreme dieting and extreme workouts.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Ishant advised 6-week rest, out of NZ tour
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Senior India pacer Ishant Sharma is all but out of the Test series against New Zealand after he suffered a Grade 3 tear on his right ankle while playing for Delhi in their Ranji Trophy encounter against Vidarbha at the Arun Jaitley Stadium. The official statement from the BCCI is awaited.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Punjab CM asks Akalis to quit BJP alliance on CAA
Chandigarh, Jan 21 (IANS) Ridiculing SAD's claim that it had chosen not to contest the Delhi assembly polls due to differences with the BJP over the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday challenged the Akalis to quit the alliance at the Centre to prove their sincerity with regard to the legislation.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Kanu Behl's new film 'Agra' probes sexuality in smalltowns
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Director Kanu Behl carved a niche with the critically acclaimed debut film, "Titli", and is now all set to return with a new feature, "Agra". The film marks the comeback of actor Rahul Roy and is an exploration of sexual dynamics within a family that is confined in a small house in smalltown India.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Princepal guides Punjab to basketball gold at Khelo Games
Guwahati, Jan 21 (IANS) Princepal Singh's break from his tough regimen at the NBA Global Academy in Canberra couldnt have come at a better time. He was relaxing at home, getting ready to prepare for his examinations, when the call from the Punjab coach came.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Other Sports
Vodafone Idea stocks jumps 20% over SC relief
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Shares of Vodafone Idea on Tuesday jumped over 20 per cent on the BSE after the Supreme Court agreed to hear the modification plea filed by telecom operators on giving them more time to pay off Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) related dues.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
DMK urges AIADMK government not to implement NPR, NRC
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's opposition DMK party executive on Tuesday urged the ruling AIADMK to announce that it would not allow the implementing of the National Population Register (NPR) and National Register for Citizens (NRC) in the state.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
SC suggests independent body on MP/MLA disqualification
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday suggested that Parliament revisit the rationale in giving exclusive powers to the Speaker in deciding disqualification petitions.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Softbank infuses $103mn into IoT solutions company Skylo
Bengaluru, Jan 21 (IANS) Internet of Things (IoT) solutions company Skylo on Tuesday announced that it has received $103 million in Series B funding led by SoftBank Group.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Sena, Chhatrapati kin irked by 'Tanhaji' trailer meme
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut on Tuesday kicked off a fresh controversy by taking objections to a trailer of "Tanhaji - The Unsung Warrior" that was being allegedly misused for politics in the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
T20Is against India to test our bowling depth: Taylor
Auckland, Jan 21 (IANS) New Zealand will be heavily dependent on experienced Tim Southee along with spinners Mitchell Santner and Ish Sodhi for the World T20 but two other pacers -- Trent Boult (hand injury) and Lockie Ferguson (calf injury) are also eyeing to make a comeback for the showpiece event. Kiwi star batter Ross Taylor feels the upcoming series with India will be a perfect platform for the pacers to showcase their skills and newcomers will have a chance to prove themselves.
2020-01-21
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Andhra mulls abolishing Upper House
Amaravati, Jan 21 (IANS) With the Bills for creating three capitals facing hurdles in Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council, the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) government is mulling a proposal to abolish the Upper House of the State Legislature.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Eyeing Tokyo berths Saina, Srikanth aim for good show in Thailand
Bangkok, Jan 21 (IANS) Ace Indian shuttlers Saina Nehwal and Kidambi Srikanth aim to put up a good show when they begin their campaign at the BWF Thailand Masters Super 300 tournament here on Wednesday.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
Twitterati pour wishes as Sushant turns a year older
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Bollywood top-notch actor Sushant Singh Rajput has turned 34-year-old today and his fans have been pouring wishes for his.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Liquor quota at duty-free shops to cause Rs 650 cr loss'
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) An industry body representing private airport companies such as GMR and GVK on Tuesday said that the Commerce Ministry's proposed move to restrict purchase of liquor to one bottle and a complete ban on sale of cigarettes from duty-free shops would cause an annual revenue loss to the tune of Rs 650 crore to the airport sector.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Deepika feted with global honour for mental health awareness drive
Davos, Jan 21 (IANS) Bollywood star Deepika Padukone was felicitated with the Crystal Award at the World Economic Forum for her contribution to mental health awareness.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Switzerland,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Bollywood
Sharapova unsure if she will be back at Aus Open next year
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) Following her first round defeat at the Australian Open 2020, former champion Maria Sharapova has admitted that she doesn't know if she will be back at the Rod Laver Arena next year.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Ishant suffers Grade 3 tear, in doubt for NZ Tests
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Senior India pacer Ishant Sharma is doubtful for Test series against New Zealand after he suffered a Grade 3 tear on his right ankle while playing for Delhi in their Ranji Trophy encounter against Vidarbha at the Arun Jaitley Stadium.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ncuti Gatwa: 'Sex Education 2' explores LGBTQ spectrum
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Actor Ncuti Gatwa, who plays a pivotal role in the Netflix series "Sex Education," says the second season, which dropped on January 17, attempts to explore deeper the issue of the LGBTQ community.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Another dropped MLA quits AAP, joins NCP
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Sitting Aam Aadmi Party MLA Surender Singh, who was denied the party ticket for the upcoming Delhi Assembly election, on Tuesday said that he has resigned from the party and is contesting from the NCP.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Tesla denies driver complaints of sudden unintended acceleration
San Francisco, Jan 21 (IANS) Electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla dismissed the complaints that its electric vehicles may suddenly accelerate on their own, calling it completely false.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Tweeple reacts over Zomato acquiring Uber Eats
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Desi foodies were left heartbroken after Zomato on Tuesday announced that it had acquired Uber's Food Delivery Business in India. According to sources, the deal is of around Rs 2,500 crore.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
ED to auction 15 artworks, watches from Nirav Modi assets
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate on Tuesday roped in Saffronart, a leading international auction house, for auctioning seized assets of fugitive Nirav Modi.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
T20I series vs India to test New Zealand's bowling depth
Auckland, Jan 21 (IANS) New Zealand will be heavily dependent on experienced Tim Southee along with spinners Mitchell Santner and Ish Sodhi for the World T20 but two other pacers -- Trent Boult (hand injury) and Lockie Ferguson (calf injury) are also eyeing to make a comeback for the showpiece event. Kiwi star batter Ross Taylor feels the upcoming series with India will be a perfect platform for the pacers to showcase their skills and newcomers will have a chance to prove themselves.
2020-01-21
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Rural demand is expected to recover gradually from March
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Rating agency Crisil said on Tuesday that it expects a recovery in rural demand in the country from March-April onwards owing to an increase in farm incomes, good monsoons and improving urban demand.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Prenatal smoking, drinking increases SIDS risk: Study
New York, Jan 21 (IANS) Children born to mothers who drank and smoked beyond the first three months of pregnancy have 12-fold increased risk for sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS), says a new study.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Police on hunt to arrest Bengaluru Church burglar
Bengaluru, Jan 21 (IANS) City Police are on the hunt to arrest a thief for burglarizing the St. Francis of Assisi Church, a police official said on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Qualcomm launches 3 chips to boost 4G phones in India
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Realising that India will continue riding on 4G smartphones in 2020 as the 5G dream is still away, global chipmaker Qualcomm on Tuesday unveiled three new Snapdragon mobile SoCs (system-on-chips) for the country, with Xiaomi and Realme being its first customers.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Kejriwal awaits turn as nomination deadline nears (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal, who reached the office of the Returning Officer (RO) at the Jamnagar House here to file his nominations on Tuesday, awaits his turn as it is the last day of filing the papers.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
2 militants among 4 killed in Kashmir encounter
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Two militants and two security men were killed in an ongoing encounter in the Tral area of south Kashmir on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Anya Chalotra: Whiff of India in the fantasy world of 'The Witcher'
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Indian-British actress Anya Chalotra has been courting the limelight over the past weeks, as the female protagonist Yennefer in the Netflix series "The Witcher". She appears alongside "Superman" actor Henry Cavill in the fantasy action series.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Law cannot be implemented through threats: BJP's Chandra Bose
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Going totally against the party line, BJP's West Bengal unit vice president and revolutionary hero Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's grand nephew Chandra K. Bose has called for bringing Muslims within the ambit of the Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), and said that a legislation cannot be implemented through threats and intimidation.
2020-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National
China sentences ex-Interpol chief to 13 years in jail
Beijing, Jan 21 (IANS) A Chinese court on Tuesday sentenced former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei to 13-and-a-half years in jail after he pleaded guilty to accepting bribes worth over 14 million yuan ($2 million).
2020-01-21
Category: International, China,Politics
No going back on CAA: Shah tells opposition
Lucknow, Jan 21 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday launched a blistering attack on the opposition and dared it to protest as much as they can for the Modi government will not take back the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
2020-01-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Sabyasachi teams up with H&M for 'ready-to-wear' collection
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Fashion brand H&M on Tuesday announced its first global collaboration with the iconic Indian label Sabyasachi, which launches April 16.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,IANS Life
Cracks in JD-U: How Pawan Verma put Nitish in a spot
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Just ahead of the Delhi polls, JD-U leader Pawan Verma dropped a 'letter bomb', bringing out cracks within the party. Verma has shot off a letter to Bihar Chief Minister and party boss Nitish Kumar, questioning its alliance with the BJP for the Delhi polls while seeking "ideological clarity".
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Prez, PM greet people of Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and Chief Ministers' of Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura on Tuesday greeted the people of the three states on their Statehood Day.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
2 militants killed in encounter in south Kashmir
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Two militants were killed and two security men injured in an ongoing encounter in the Tral area of south Kashmir on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Liverpool are a machine, feels PSG striker Mbappe
Paris, Jan 21 (IANS) Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) striker Kylian Mbappe feels English side Liverpool are "a machine" and he is 100 per cent happy in the French capital as he continues to be linked with Real Madrid.
2020-01-21
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Global device shipments to hit 2.16bn units in 2020: Gartner
London, Jan 21 (IANS) The global shipments of devices -- PCs, tablets and mobile phones -- will reach 2.16 billion units in 2020, an increase of 0.9 per cent from 2019 buoyed by growth in smartphone shipments driven by 5G handsets, a Gartner report said on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Can't keep letting team and myself down, says Rabada
Johannesburg, Jan 21 (IANS) South Africa pacer Kagiso Rabada has said he doesn't know whether it was a right thing by the ICC to ban him for the fourth and final Test against England, but the reality is that he is banned and he can't let that happen again in the future as he is letting himself and the team down.
2020-01-21
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Despite positive CEOs, most firms fail to tap IT investments
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Despite CEOs expressing strong confidence in their IT systems, majority of global companies have failed to realise full value from their investments in technology, an Accenture report said on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Special WEF Time Magazine issue includes Imran on cover
Islamabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Time Magazine has featured Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, along with other world leaders, on its cover page in a special issue on the upcoming World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos set to begin on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Allu Arjun thanks fans for making 'Ala...' a 'magnanimous hit'
Hyderabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Telugu star Allu Arjun is thrilled about his latest film "Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo" opening to great numbers. He has thanked the audience for making it a "magnanimous hit".
2020-01-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
8 Kerala tourists found dead in Nepal hotel
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 21 (IANS) Eight tourists from Kerala have been found dead in a hotel in Nepal, Union Minister for State for External Affairs V. Muraleedharan confirmed on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP clawing its way back into Delhi (IANS/C-Voter Delhi Tracker)
New Delhi, 21 Jan (IANS) Despite a formidable competition posed by the ruling AAP in the Delhi Assembly elections, the BJP is fighting back and making its presence felt in the national capital, latest data from the IANS/C-Voter Delhi Tracker survey shows.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Tum aayi aur duniya badal gayi meri: Ayushmann to wife Tahira
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana is giving out major husband goals as he wished his wife Tahira Kashyap a happy birthday in the most adorable way.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
No relief from January chills for Delhi: IMD
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Delhi-NCR may not see relief from the winter chills anytime soon, as according to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) another Western Disturbance is likely in the last week of the month that will further bring down the mercury.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
IFA relaunches referees' academy in Kolkata
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian Football Association (IFA), along with the Calcutta Referees Association, has relaunched the referees' academy, which was functional during Subrata Dutta's tenure as secretary of the body.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Realme to launch phone with Snapdragon 720G chip in India
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Realme's CEO Madhav Sheth on Tuesday announced to launch a smartphone with the new Snapdragon 720G SoC (system-on-chip) in India.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
BJP tears into NCP leader's 'Anti-Hindu' barbs
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Calling it "unwarranted anti-Hindu statement", the BJP, on Tuesday, condemned the statement made by NCP leader and Maharashtra Minister, Jitendra Awhad at a public address in Pune on Monday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kerala: Congress extends support to arrested CPM youths
Kozhikode, Jan 21 (IANS) Congress leader in Kerala Ramesh Chennithala met the two CPM youths in judicial custody who Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has accused of being Maoists.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Labuschagne ready for T20 cricket: Smith
Brisbane, Jan 21 (IANS) Former Australia captain Steve Smith believes Marnus Labuschagne is capable enough to play in all formats of the game.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Normal ops at Mangluru airport day after bomb scare
Mangluru, Jan 21 (IANS) Operations at Mangluru International Airport (MIA) are normal, a day after security agencies detonated a bomb recovered from the airport in a controlled explosion, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Apurvi, Divyansh shoot 10-metre gold at Meyton Cup
Innsbruck (Austria) Jan 21 (IANS) Ace Indian shooters Apurvi Chandela and Divyansh Singh Panwar clinched gold at the ongoing Meyton Cup international shooting championship in Austria. Apurvi won the gold in womens 10m air rifle with a final score of 251.4. Anjum Moudgil had to settle for bronze in the same event with a final score of 229.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Other Sports
Viacom18 to launch new subscription based streaming service
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Entertainment network Viacom18b will launch its second subscription-based streaming offering called Voot Select.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Johnson govt loses 1st parliamentary votes since election
London, Jan 21 (IANS) The Boris Johnson-led UK government has lost three votes in the House of Lords over its Brexit legislation, its first defeats since it was re-elected by a majority in the December 2019 general election.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Modi stresses on Indo-Nepal legacy while opening second ICP
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with Nepal's Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli, jointly inaugurated the second Integrated Check Post (ICP) at Jogbani - Biratnagar on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Thousands missing in SL civil war dead: Gotabaya
Colombo, Jan 21 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa has for the time acknowledged that more than 20,000 people who disappeared during the country's decades-long civil war were dead, the media reported on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
India trainer Parmar to work with Pandya, Bhuvi & Dhawan at NCA
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Team India might have left for New Zealand after the end of the three-match ODI series against Australia, but assistant trainer Yogesh Parmar has stayed back in Bengaluru and will be working closely with the trio of Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shikhar Dhawan. While Pandya will complete his rehab after undergoing back surgery, Bhuvneshwar underwent surgery for sports hernia and Dhawan injured his shoulder in the last ODI against Australia on Sunday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Man takes over airport monitor to play video game
San Francisco, Jan 21 (IANS) A man travelling from Oregon's Portland International Airport was caught playing popular battle royale game Apex Legends on the airport information monitor.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Samsung Galaxy Note10 Lite in India for Rs 38,999
Gurugram, Jan 21 (IANS) Samsung India on Tuesday brought much-anticipated Galaxy Note10 Lite smartphone for a starting price of Rs 38,999 to India. It comes with 4500mAh battery, pro-grade camera and super-fast charging.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Haryana,Technology
World Economic Forum, TikTok launch diversity campaign
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) In collaboration with World Economic Forum (WEF), Chinese short-video sharing application TikTok on Tuesday launched the #AllTheDifference challenge to promote inclusion in diversity ahead of the Davos summit that will discuss inclusive societies.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
TDP MLC quits over three-capital move
Amaravati, Jan 21 (IANS) Upset over Amaravati losing the status of Andhra Pradesh's only capital, TDP leader Dokka Manikya Varaprasad Rao on Tuesday resigned from the State Legislative Council.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Heroin worth Rs 100 cr seized in Kolkata, two arrested
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) In one of the biggest hauls of the opioid drug heroin in east and northeast India, the Kolkata police seized huge quantity of the substance worth between Rs 75 - Rs 105 crore early on Tuesday and arrested two persons from the northern part of the city, a senior officer said.
2020-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kejriwal to file nomination soon
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal reached the office of the Returning Officer (RO) at the Jamnagar House here to file his nominations on Tuesday, the last day of filing the papers.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
PM greets people of Meghalaya, Manipur, Tripura
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended his greetings on Tuesday to the people of Tripura, Meghalaya and Manipur on their Statehood Day.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
JNUSU moves Delhi HC against late fees
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union has moved Delhi High Court against the New Inter Hostel Administration (IHA) manual (Hostel Manual) seeking direction to restrain the varsity administration from imposing late fees on students for registrations in winter semester 2020.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Punjab, Haryana sees some relief from cold wave
Chandigarh, Jan 21 (IANS) Temperatures across Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh rose on Tuesday, bringing some relief from the severe cold wave, the weather bureau said.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Punjab,National
Soni Razdan seeks probe on Afzal Guru being made 'scapegoat'
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Senior Bollywood actress Soni Razdan on Tuesday demanded a probe into why the 2001 Parliament attack case convict Afzal Guru was made a "scapegoat" and hanged in 2013, despite his raising questions against his investigating officer.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Terrorism
Marijuana linked to increased risk of heart problems
New York, Jan 21 (IANS) More than two million adults with heart conditions report that they have used or are currently using marijuana, according to a new study.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bank fraud: ED attaches assets Rs 107.73 cr of Fairdeal
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached movable and immovable assets worth Rs 107.73 crores of Directors of Fairdeal Supplies Ltd in a bank fraud case, the agency said on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kejriwal to file nomination soon
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national convener Arvind Kejriwal reached the office of the Returning Officer (RO) at the Jamnagar House here to file his nominations on Tuesday, the last day of filing the papers.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Manish Malhotra honoured for designing Mounted Police ceremonial uniform
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Ace fashion designer Manish Malhotra has received felicitation for his collection of ceremonial uniforms for the mounted horse police unit at Umang 2020, the annual Mumbai Police show.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,IANS Life
JNUSU moves Delhi HC against late fees
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The JNU Students' Union has moved the Delhi High Court seeking direction of the court to restrain the Jawaharlal Nehru University administration from imposing late fees on students for registrations in winter semester 2020.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
FinMin may push for Rs 30K cr interim dividend from RBI
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Finance Ministry is likely to push for Rs 25,000-30,000 crore interim dividend from RBI, for the third time in a row, to check slippages in the fiscal deficit of 3.3 per cent in 2019-20.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Myanmar Prez promises probe into Rakhine war crimes
Yangon, Jan 21 (IANS) Myanmar President Win Myint on Tuesday promised criminal investigations and possible prosecutions of those who committed war crimes in Rakhine state, following recommendations of the Independent Commission of Enquiry.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Sergio Romero escapes unhurt in car accident
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero had a lucky escape after he went unharmed after being involved in a car crash near United's training ground in Manchester.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
'NZ need to win 2 series against India to get pass marks'
Wellington, Jan 21 (IANS) Former New Zealand all-rounder Craig McMillan believes Kane Williamson and his men will be facing a "real deal" against "power house" India.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Sena objects to political misuse of 'Tanhaji' trailer
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut kicked off a fresh controversy by taking objections to a trailer of 'Tanhaji' film being allegedly misused for politics in the upcoming Delhi Assembly elections, here Monday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Fitch: Supreme Court ruling negative for incumbent telcos
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Vodafone Idea Limited and Bharti Airtel Limited will be affected by the Supreme Court's rejection on January 17 of a review petition against its earlier ruling in a long-running telecom sector tax case, Fitch Ratings said on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Tug-of-war between Khattar, Vij over Haryana CID chief removal
Chandigarh, Jan 21 (IANS) In a fresh tug-of-war in Haryana between Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and his Home Minister Anil Vij, the latter has asked the former to chargesheet and remove Criminal Investigation Department (CID) chief Anil Rao.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
3 Sikh men killed in London in row about money
London, Jan 21 (IANS) The three Sikh men who were stabbed to death in a single attack in London, were killed in a row about not being paid for work, it has been claimed.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Qualcomm launches 720G, 662, 460 mobile platforms in India
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) In a bid to meet the growing demand for 4G smartphones, chipset making giant Qualcomm on Tuesday unveiled three new Snapdragon mobile platforms in India.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Heroin worth approx Rs 100 cr seized in Kolkata
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) In a major drug haul by Kolkata Police, heroin worth between Rs 75 crore to Rs 105 crore in the international market, was seized early on Tuesday and two persons were arrested, a senior officer said.
2020-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Anti-nepotism hero? BJP's Birendra Singh quits RS
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) BJP's Rajya Sabha member Chaudhary Birendra Singh's resignation has been accepted, a government notification said. He was representing Haryana.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Prince Harry arrives in Canada to reunite with wife, son
London/Ottawa, Jan 21 (IANS) The UK's Prince Harry has arrived in Canada to be reunited with his wife Meghan Markle and baby son Archie, weeks after the couple's shocking announcement of stepping back from royal duties to become financially independent, the media reported on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Belly fat may lead to multiple heart attacks
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Heart patients, please take note. Researchers have found that heart attack survivors who carry excess fat around their waist are at increased risk of another heart attack.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Will not apologise for comments about Periyar rally: Rajinikanth
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) Southern superstar Rajinikanth on Tuesday categorically refused to apologise for his comments about a 1971 rally led by rationalist E.V. Ramasamy 'Periyar', which has not gone down well with the Dravidian movement leader's followers.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Festivities at Rajasthan's Cattle Fair
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANSlife) Dotted with majestic forts and palaces, deserts and colourful people, Rajasthan is famous for a great many fascinating and interesting festivals. Each festival has its own significance and legends - tales that can keep you entertained forever!
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Bharti AXA General gets IRDAI nod for regulatory Sandbox Project
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Leading private non-life insurer Bharti AXA General Insurance on Tuesday said it has received approval from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) for its two insurance proposals under the regulatory Sandbox project.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ravinder Reddy explores female nude form in new show
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANSlife) An extensive collection of nude sculptures by world-renowned sculptor Ravinder Reddy will go on view here from Saturday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Telcos move SC seeking time to clear Rs 1.47 lakh cr dues
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said a bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra will hear next week plea of telecom companies seeking a fresh schedule on the payment of dues nearly Rs 1.47 lakh crore to the Department of Telecommunications.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bored of the treadmill? Try an acrobatic workout
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANSlife) Thinking of shedding those extra kilos and getting fit? One usually imagines endless hours on the treadmill - but it doesn't have to be that way.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Moody's cut HK's rating over poor handling of protests
Hong Kong, Jan 21 (IANS) Credit rating agency Moody's on Tuesday downgraded Hong Kong's long-term issuer and senior unsecured ratings saying that the government has failed to tackle massive protests that broke out in June 2019 and have pushed the city into recession.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
The only 9 to 5 Hairstyle guide you need
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANSlife) Mornings are that time of day with one the largest to-do list and the shortest amount of time. Sometimes your beauty routine is the last thing you want to deal with. The hustle is real. But a lack of time doesnt have to mean an absence of style. Here are the easiest and most chic, not to mention fastest hairstyles to brighten for your 9 to 5 hours by Sawmya Raghunandan, Technical Trainer -John Paul Mitchell Systems India.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Indian boxers win 4 silver medals at Nation's Cup
Sombor (Serbia), Jan 21 (IANS) Four Indian pugilist claimed four silver medals at the 9th Nations Cup International Boxing Championships in Serbia.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Serbia And Montenegro,Sports,Other Sports
India faces high impact of hacking in APAC region: Report
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) India is most likely to have "high" impact (58 per cent) of cybersecurity incidents on the business compared to Singapore (42 per cent) and Australia (16 per cent), a new report said on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Customization the new face of skincare
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANSlife) Mass produced skincare products are not effective on everyone, are they? If you have been using the same or similar products for many years without seeing results, then it is likely that you are using a mass produced solution that does not suit your skin.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Uptick in diabetes, thyroid in India in 2019: Report
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANSlife) As India registered an increase in lifestyle diseases including diabetes and thyroid, a new report suggests that women are unhealthier than men, and Chandigarh is the healthiest city while Kolkata unhealthiest city for the second year in a row.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
S. Korea to send troops to Hormuz Strait
Seoul, Jan 21 (IANS) South Korea will dispatch troops to the Strait of Hormuz by expanding operational areas of its anti-piracy unit deployed nearby to help protect its vessels passing through the strategic waterway, the Defence Ministry announced on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Move over 5G, Japan to launch 6G by 2030
Tokyo, Jan 21 (IANS) Japan is reportedly planning a comprehensive strategy for "post-5G" (6G) technology by 2030 and it is believed that the new technology will be 10-times faster than the current 5G.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Japan,Technology
BEL commissions Real Time Information System for Railways
Bengaluru, Jan 21 (IANS) Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has commissioned phase I information system to provide real-time train information to the Indian Railways and increase its operational efficiency, besides enhancing passenger safety, said the state-run company on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
11 dead in Russian residential building fire
Moscow, Jan 21 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed on Tuesday in a fire that engulfed a residential building in Russia's Tomsk region.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Russian Federation,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Thai oppn party didn't attempt to overthrow monarchy'
Bangkok, Jan 21 (IANS) A major Thai opposition party was spared from being dissolved on Tuesday after a court ruled it did not attempt to overthrow the countrys monarchy because of its alleged links to the Illuminati, a secret society conspiracy theorists believe seeks world domination.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Thailand,Politics
India have found Dhoni's replacement in Pandey: Akhtar
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar believes India have found a suitable M.S. Dhoni replacement in Manish Pandey inthe limited-overs cricket.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ukrainian plane hit by two short-range missiles: Iran
Tehran, Jan 21 (IANS) Iran's Civil Aviation Organization has said that the Ukrainian passenger plane that crashed shortly after take off from Tehran on January 8, was hit by two short-range TOR-M1 missiles, it was reported on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Indian wins Dubai raffle after buying tickets for 10 yrs
Dubai, Jan 21 (IANS) An Indian shopkeeper in Dubai has finally won a raffle after buying tickets for 10 years, a media report said on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
At anti-CAA protest hub, Congress fields Parvez Hashmi
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Congress has relied on old warhorse, naming party veteran Parvez Hashmi from Okhla constituency, the Muslim-dominated seat which includes Shaheen Bagh, the epicentre of anti-CAA protest in Delhi.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
More snowfall in Shimla, Manali
Shimla, Jan 21 (IANS) The Himachal capital Shimla and nearby Manali received a fresh spell of overnight snow bringing down temperatures in the hill state as well as affecting the plains below, officials said on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
'We would not need CAA, had India been a Hindu nation'
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) "Had India been a Hindu nation post partition, India would not need a legislation like CAA", said Hindu Mahasabha on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
SL in talks with S'pore over ex-central bank gov's extradition
Colombo, Jan 21 (IANS) Sri Lanka was still in talks with Singapore over the extradition of former Central Bank Governor Arjuna Mahendran over the $74 million treasury bond scam, it was reported.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Instagram drops IGTV button due to lack of use
San Francisco, Jan 21 (IANS) Facebook-owned Instagram has removed the IGTV shortcut button from the top right corner of the app's home screen because not enough people are interacting with it.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Pune's Virology institute to test novel coronavirus samples
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has said that the National Institute of Virology in Pune is fully prepared to test samples of the novel coronavirus (nCoV) along with 10 other laboratories under the Indian Council of Medical Research's Viral Research.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
B'desh newspaper editor gets bail in student death case
Dhaka, Jan 21 (IANS) A Bangladesh court has granted a four-week bail to a newspaper editor over the death of a student, who was electrocuted during an event organised by the daily in the victim's school premises.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
India win series but someone else takes headlines: Rohit trolls Chahal
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Indian opener Rohit Sharma was at his witty best as he trolled his team-mate Yuzvendra Chahal after the leg-spinner's shirtless picture was compared to Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson on social media.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Dropped for T20 WC, Pak's Sana Mir expresses disappointment
Lahore, Jan 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Sana Mir was left disappointed after her name did not appear in the 15-member squad for the upcoming Women's T20 World Cup beginning next month.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Surat fire engulfs textile market
Surat, Jan 21 (IANS) A massive fire broke out early on Tuesday at the Raghuvir textile market here in the Gujarat city.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP cop caught on camera stealing milk
Lucknow, Jan 21 (IANS) After the Lucknow police was caught on camera, walking off with blankets taken from women protesting against citizenship law on Saturday night, another video from Noida has gone viral on social media in which a policeman is seen purportedly stealing packets of milk kept outside a store in the area.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amitabh Bachchan's 'Chehre' gets new release date
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan and Emraan Hashmi's mystery thriller "Chehre", which was scheduled to release on April 24, will now open on July 17.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
5,000 migrants gather at Mexican border
Mexico City, Jan 21 (IANS) Thousands of Central Americans in a migrant caravan have reached the border between Guatemala and Mexico.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Mexico,Politics
Global entertainment industry embraces Alibaba Cloud
Beijing, Jan 21 (IANS) Alibaba Cloud on Tuesday announced it has become the first Public Cloud vendor in the world to obtain the Trusted Partner Network (TPN) certification from the global entertainment industry.
2020-01-21
Category: International, China,National
'World must support Venezuelan opposition to oust Maduro'
Bogota, Jan 21 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has urged countries worldwide to support the Venezuelan opposition's efforts to oust the South American nation's incumbent President Nicolas Maduro.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Colombia,Politics
Akhilesh's daughter joins anti-CAA protest
Lucknow, Jan 21 (IANS) Tina Yadav, the 14-year-old daughter of Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav, was seen participating in an anti-CAA rally here a few days back.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
New casualties in fresh Iraq anti-govt protests
Baghdad, Jan 21 (IANS) Two members of the Iraqi security forces and three protesters were killed in clashes that erupted during anti-government rallies in Baghdad and the southern province of Basra, in which another 75 people were injured.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Last day for nominations in Delhi, Delhi CM to file papers
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister and AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal will file his nominations on Tuesday, the last day of filing papers.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Facebook apps helped EU firms generate 208 bn euros in sales
San Francisco, Jan 21 (IANS) Facebook apps have helped businesses in the European Union (EU) generate sales corresponding to an estimated 208 billion euros last year - resulting in nearly 3.1 million jobs, the social networking giant said in a new report.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Prajnesh goes down fighting in Australian Open 1st round
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) India's top-ranked tennis player Prajnesh Gunneswaran bowed out of the Australian Open after losing to Japan's Tatsuma Ito in the first round on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Huawei CFO's extradition trial begins in Canada
Ottawa, Jan 21 (IANS) The extradition trial of Meng Wanzhou, the Chief Financial Officer Huawei who Washington accuses of helping the of Chinese telecommunications giant dodge American sanctions on Iran, has started in the Canadian city of Vancouver.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Canada,Politics
China confirms 4th coronavirus death
Beijing, Jan 21 (IANS) Chinese authorities on Tuesday confirmed the foruth death due to the new coronavirus that has also infected more than 195 people, adding that its transmission between humans was possible.
2020-01-21
Category: International, China,Politics
My aim is to defeat corruption, take Delhi forward: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said the aim of his party is to defeat corruption and take Delhi forward, while that of other parties is to defeat him.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Tim Cook bullish on preventative healthcare technology, AR
Dublin, Jan 21 (IANS) Calling Augmented Reality (AR) the next big thing in technology, Apple CEO Tim Cook has reiterated his commitment towards building more preventive healthcare tools in devices like Apple Watch.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Ireland,Technology
Delhi chill is here to stay for a while
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Dense fog in the national capital on Tuesday lowered visibility as the minimum temperature was recorded at 8.3 degrees Celsius.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Sensex down 90 pts, Nifty below 12,200
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) The benchmark Sensex opened lower on Tuesday after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) slashed India's 2019 growth estimates to 4.8 per cent from 6.1 per cent.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
AAP drops Jitender Singh Tomar, wife given ticket
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has dropped its former law minister in Delhi, Jitender Singh Tomar, who was declared as the party candidate from the Tri Nagar Assembly constituency on January 14, and now has fielded his wife Preeti Tomar from the seat.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
56 journalists killed in 2019: UN
United Nations, Jan 21 (IANS) Fifty-six journalists were killed in 2019 and most of them died outside conflict zones, a UN spokesperson said.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Shah to address CAA rally in Lucknow
Lucknow, Jan 21 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address a rally in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Lucknow on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
SA recall released players for final England Test
Port Elizabeth, Jan 21 (IANS) South Africa have recalled four of the five released players -- Temba Bavuma, Beuran Hendricks, Keegan Petersen and Andile Phehlukwayo -- for the fourth and final Test of the ongoing series against England.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Virgin Islands, U.s.,Sports,Cricket
Congress' Mukesh Sharma, others to file nominations today
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Mukesh Sharma and Delhi Congress chief Subash Chopra's daughter Shivani Chopra will file their nomination papers for assembly polls in the city on Tuesday, party leaders said.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Thick fog engulfs Lucknow, cold wave continues in UP
Lucknow, Jan 21 (IANS) A thick blanket of fog covered Lucknow on Tuesday bringing down visibility to 50 metres as the minimum temperature was recorded at 7 degrees Celsius.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
SL appoints high level task force to boost tourism
Colombo, Jan 21 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Tourism Ministry on Tuesday appointed a seven-member high level task force to transform the island's tourism sector into a $10 billion industry by 2030.
2020-01-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Sharapova ousted in 1st round of Australian Open
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) Former champion Maria Sharapova crashed out of the Australian Open after she faced a crushing defeat against Croatian star Donna Vekic in her opening round contest on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Poet Munawwar Rana's daughters booked in anti-CAA protests
Lucknow, Jan 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Police has lodged FIRs against the daughters of famous Urdu poet Munawwar Rana, among many others, for holding protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC) at the Clock Tower in Lucknow.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Relief to consumers as fuel prices dip further on Tuesday
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) In a major relief to the consumers, fuel prices were cut further on sixth consecutive day across all major cities on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Shah to address CAA rally in Lucknow
Lucknow, Jan 21 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address a rally in support of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in Lucknow on Tuesday.
2020-01-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National