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IESA seeks policy measures to boosts energy storage
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) has emphasised the importance of policy incentives, business leadership, skilled workforce, and inter-industry collaboration to make India self-reliant in the energy storage space.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Recoveries outnumber new Covid cases in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) For the second consecutive day, recoveries at 9,073 were more than 6,974 new Covid cases in Karnataka on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
LS passes J&K Official Languages Bill, 2020
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the Jammu and Kashmir Official Languages Bill, 2020 with voice vote, allowing Kashmiri, Dogri and Hindi, apart from the existing Urdu and English, to be official languages in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Being in House valuable than staying out: Birla advises Oppn
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday requested members of various Opposition parties to maintain their positive support for running the Parliament and advised them that "it is valuable to be inside the House compared to staying outside", sources said.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra to drill borewells for needy farmers under YSR Jala Kala
Amaravati, Sep 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh government will drill borewells for needy, small and marginal farmers under YSR Jala Kala programme through Navaratnalu (precious nine) scheme.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Telangana CM, ministers attend wedding of Owaisi's daughter
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The marriage of AIMIM chief and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi's daughter was held at his residence on Tuesday with a limited number of guests in view of COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Yediyurappa credits Ananthkumar for BJP's growth in K'taka
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Claiming that he became Chief Minister of Karnataka for four times because of H.N. Ananthkumar, B.S. Yediyurappa on Tuesday credited the veteran leader for the ruling BJP's growth in the southern state.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
3 Bulgarians among 5 nabbed in Goa ATM card skimming scam
Panaji, Sep 22 (IANS) Five persons, including three Bulgarians, were arrested in North Goa district on Tuesday in connection with an ATM card skimming scam, police said.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Panel recommends to increase Bengaluru wards from 198 to 250
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Close on the heels of the Karnataka government appointing an administrator in the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), the joint select committee of the Karnataka legislature has recommended increasing the number of wards from 198 at present to 250.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Complete online property registration in 15 days, KCR asks officials
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Tuesday directed officials to complete online registration of properties in 15 days before Dharani portal becomes available for registration transactions.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Police officials also humans, says Vijayan amid oppn protests
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 22 (IANS) With opposition protests mounting, the biggest victims are the police officials as they are increasingly falling prey to Covid while on duty, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Playing against senior players helped me mature faster: Thapa
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) India midfielder Anirudh Thapa feels playing friendly matches against senior players helped him mature faster as a player. The 22-year-old feels that that it was because of the number of matches that he got to play against quality opponents while he was at the Academy, that he has now become a regular feature in the heart of the Blue Tigers midfield.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
AIADMK to seek explanation from RS member for opposing farm Bills
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK on Tuesday said that it will seek an explanation from its Rajya Sabha member S.R. Balasubramanian for speaking against the three farm Bills in the upper house on Sunday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
ED grills Chinese national in online betting scam
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday began interrogating Chinese national Yan Hao and two other accused for money laundering in an online betting scam.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
K'tka legislators to take 30% pay cut for a year
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) In the wake of the resource crunch caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Karnataka Assembly on Monday passed a bill to cut the salaries of its legislators, including the Speaker, Deputy Speaker and ministers, by 30 per cent.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Replay shows Dhoni's catch of Curran wasn't, umpires under scanner
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Umpires came under the spotlight for 'wrongly' declaring Rajasthan Royals' Tom Curran out after Chennai Super Kings captain-wicket-keeper Mahendra Singh Dhoni claimed a catch behind off pacer Deepak Chahar in an IPL match in Sharjah on Tuesday. The replays, asked for by the umpires on second thought, showed the ball bouncing before Dhoni took the supposed 'catch' and appealed.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Vodafone Idea has balance dues of Rs 54,754 cr under AGR
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel have balance dues under AGR to the tune of Rs 54,754 crore and Rs 25,976 crore respectively.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Poonam Pandey files FIR against husband for 'assault', 'threats'
Panaji, Sep 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Poonam Pandey (29) on Tuesday filed an FIR against her husband Sam Ahmed at South Goa's Canacona police station.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Notion of less testing behind high recoveries unfounded: Health Ministry
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday tried to allay the notion that less testing was the reason behind Covid recoveries exceeding the number daily infections as was seen in the last four days, with Health Secretary Rajesh Bhushan terming the view as "absolutely without foundation".
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Palestinian president asks Turkey to support Palestine
Ramallah, Sep 22 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas asked his Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to help the Palestinians to hold elections, realize unity, and end internal split.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Considering 5 women for Supreme Court vacancy: Trump
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said that he is considering five women for the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
We must build people's trust in technology: Satya Nadella
Seattle, Sep 22 (IANS) At a time when Big Tech is facing its biggest challenge in maintaining privacy of its users and fighting various probes into anti-competitive practices, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Tuesday stressed that the need of the hour is to build peoples trust in technology and its use.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security
IT firms in Hyderabad lack confidence in returning to office
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The IT/ITES companies in Hyderabad continue to operate with Work From Home (WFH) due to the Covid-19 pandemic and there is clear lack of confidence in returning to office, a survey by the apex body of the industry revealed on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
SP Group highlights value destruction through Tata aviation biz and Tata Steel UK (2nd Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) SP Group in its decision to separate from the Tata Group has highlighted the value destruction from Tata Steel, UK and the group's aviation business.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Andhra logs 7,553 Covid cases as recoveries rise
Amaravati, Sep 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has registered 7,553 new Covid positive cases, raising the state's tally to 6.39 lakh, even as 10,555 more patients have recovered from the virus to outnumber infections on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Facebook India moves SC seeking to set aside Delhi Assembly Panel Notice
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear a plea by Ajit Mohan, the India head of social media giant Facebook, challenging a notice sent to him by the Delhi Assembly.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
India, China agree to implement political leaders' consensus over border dispute
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) India and China agreed to implement the consensus reached by theirs leaders over the border issue during the 14-hour-long diplomatic-military talks in Moldo to resolve border disputes, the Indian Army stated on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Samson, Smith and Archer help take Rajasthan Royals to 216/7
Sharjah, Sep 22 (IANS) Masterful half-centuries from Sanju Samson (74) and Steve Smith (69), coupled with Jofra Archer's four consecutive sixes in the final over that fetched 30 runs, helped Rajasthan Royals post a mammoth 216/7 against Chennai Super Kings here on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
GirnarSoft commits to invest $20 mn in InsuranceDekho
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) GirnarSoft on Tuesday announced to invest $20 million in its subsidiary, InsuranceDekho, an omni-channel insurance platform.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
UN should hold China responsible for COVID-19 pandemic: Trump
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump lashed out against China on Tuesday demanding that the UN should hold Beijing responsible for the consequences of unleashing the plague of COVID-19 on the world.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Parliament's Monsoon session set to end on Wednesday only
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Monsoon Session of Parliament will be adjourned sine die on Wednesday, considering safety of parliamentarians against the backdrop of rising number of Covid-19 cases across the country, it has been learnt.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SP Group holding in Tata Sons over Rs 2 lakh cr on MCap basis (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) After the SP Group announced its intent to separate from the Tata Group, calculators will be out to establish a notional value of SP Group's holding in Tata Sons.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mandatory help desks at Odisha Covid hospitals on patients' condition
Bhubaneswar, Sep 22 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday made it mandatory for all hospitals treating Covid-19 patients to have help desks to inform family members and relatives about patients' condition.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Microsoft joins OpenAI to exclusively license its unique language model
Seattle, Sep 22 (IANS) Microsoft on Tuesday teamed up with Elon Musk-cofounded OpenAI to exclusively license their groundbreaking GPT-3 model, an auto-regressive language model that outputs remarkably human-like text.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Technology
Maha Covid deaths, new cases and recoveries fall, tests increase (Roundup)
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Covid-19 infections in Maharashtra cooled off with a drop in fatalities, new cases and recoveries, though the state conducted a record 1,05,026 tests for the day, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said here.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Shailja Kejriwal on being Emmy jury member in Covid-19 era
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Writer-producer Shailja Kejriwal says serving as a juror for the Emmy Awards in the Covid-19 era was an interesting experience, with the virtual world connecting people all across the world.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Quake hits Assam, no damage reported
Guwahati, Sep 22 (IANS) A moderate quake, measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale, shook western Assam's Barpeta district early on Tuesday, causing panic among people, officials said.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
Vipul Shah to conduct workshops for aspiring writers, technicians
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Vipul Shah will conduct workshops for aspiring writers, directors and technicians who wish to make it big in Bollywood.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Saqib Saleem: 'Crackdown' a tribute to unsung heroes of the nation
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Saqib Saleem enjoys being a part of the digital entertainment world, and says his upcoming show web series, Crackdown, is a tribute to unsung heroes of the nation.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Shriya Pilgaonkar doesn't want to limit herself to one genre
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Shriya Pilgaonkar was happy to get into action mode for a digital series. She says she wants to explore different genres as much as possible.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
I-League qualifiers: ARA FC 1st outstation team to arrive in Kolkata
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) ARA FC of Ahmedabad became the first outstation team to reach Kolkata for the I-League Qualifiers 2020, which kick-off on October 8 simultaneously in Kolkata and Kalyani.
2020-09-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
181 tonnes of Pomegranates exported from B'luru airport
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Nine global freight carriers shipped 181 tonnes of Pomegranates to 12 overseas destinations from Kemegowda internatational airport (KIA) on the city's northern outskirts from April to August, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
YSRCP leaders spreading lies on TDP, destroying Amaravati: Naidu
Amaravati, Sep 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh opposition leader and former Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday said YSRCP leaders are spreading false information about erstwhile TDP projects with a plan to destroy Amaravati capital city.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Wife of Galwan martyr Palani given govt job TN CM
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) Keeping his promise Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Tuesday handed over the state government job appointment order to the wife of martyred Indian soldier Palani.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Tejas Gambhir's new song 'Jaana Zaroori tha' raises mental health awareness
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) After earning laurels for his song on Covid, singer Tejas Gambhir is back with another single titled Jaana zaroori tha. With the new track, the young artiste tries to raise awareness about mental health.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cannot release all categories of prisoners due to Covid: SC
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that it never meant to release all categories of prisoners accused of any offence during the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
CCI lets off firms rigging railway tenders citing Covid woes, raises eyebrows
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) In an fascinating judgement the Competition Commission of India (CCI) has, in a recent order, let go 10 companies found guilty of cartelisation and rigging railway tenders for around 12 years, with a warning to desist from any such activity in future and no penalty at all.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Erdogan raises Kashmir at UN General Assembly
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who is vying for the leadership of Islamic nations, brought up the Kashmir issue again at the UN General Assembly on Tuesday calling it a "burning issue".
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
'Khaali Peeli' has the nineties vibe of Mumbai, says director Maqbool Khan
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Maqbool Khan, who will make his Bollywood debut with the film, Khaali Peeli, says he is happy that his forthcoming romantic action film has shaped up in the way he has seen Mumbai in his growing up years.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Gujarat registers 1,402 more coronavirus cases, 16 deaths
Gandhinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) Gujarat on Tuesday recorded 1,402 more coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,26,169, while the death toll reached 3,355 as 16 more patients succumbed.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Microsoft expands HoloLens 2 to more countries
Seattle, Sep 22 (IANS) Microsoft on Tuesday said its Mixed Reality (MR) headset HoloLens 2 is now shipping to new markets.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Technology
Approach SC for extension in Tejpal trial: HC to Goa govt
Panaji, Sep 22 (IANS) The Goa government which is representing the victim in the rape case filed against former editor-in-chief of Tehelka news magazine, Tarun Tejpal, will have to approach the Supreme Court of India to seek an extension in the deadline set by the apex court for completion of the trial.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Indian Australian navies to carry out maritime exercise in Indian Ocean
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Indian Navy is scheduled to undertake a two-day Passage Exercise (PASSEX) with Royal Australian Navy in the East Indian Ocean Region (IOR) from Wednesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Microsoft takes on AWS, unveils Azure Orbital to enter space biz
Seattle, Sep 22 (IANS) In a bid to take on Amazon Web Services (AWS) in the field of space Cloud business, Microsoft on Tuesday introduced Azure Orbital to process satellite data at Cloud scale.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Technology
LS passes three crucial Bills on labour laws, with Opposition absent
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed three crucial labour law bills with voice vote in the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government's labour reform initiatives.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shweta Basu Prasad: India is hung up on idea of fairness
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Shweta Basu Prasad feels skin colour has nothing to do with beauty but says India is hung up on the idea of fairness.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
BHU scholar, JP's comrade, journo, politician - Who is the real Harivansh?
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) "Grounded", says Prime Minister Narendra Modi, "a journalist first", say those who worked with him in 'Prabhat Khabar'. Before Sunday's ruckus even the opposition would acknowledge his unbiased approach.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
India to harvest record 144.52 MT of foodgrains in Kharif 2020-21
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The government has pegged a record production of foodgrains at 144.52 million tonnes in the ongoing Kharif season, as per the first advance estimates of production of major Kharif crops for 2020-21 (July-June) released on Tuesday by the Department of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ian Somerhalder: Docu-film 'Kiss the Ground' greatest work of my lifetime
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Ian Somerhalder is proud of the documentary, Kiss The Ground, and says it is his greatest accomplishment. Somerhalder is associated with the project as an executive producer.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Papon gets animated avatar in music video of new song, 'Nilaanjana'
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Singer Papon is seen in an animated avatar in his new single, Nilaanjana, which he says gives words to the emotion of love.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Microsoft unveils 85-inch Surface Hub 2S for hybrid workplaces
Seattle, Sep 22 (IANS) Microsoft on Tuesday announced a massive 85-inch digital collaboration device Surface Hub 2S for the hybrid workspaces in the pandemic times.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Technology
Alaya F. on how lockdown provided 'a great learning curve'
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Alaya F. is having fun being a force unto herself, as she continues to work from home.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
NSE and SGX progress on operationalising NSE IFSC-SGX Connect
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The National Stock Exchange (NSE) and the Singapore Exchange (SGX) have entered into a formal agreement to cement the key terms for operationalising the NSE IFSC-SGX Connect which will bring together international and Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) participants to create a bigger liquidity pool for Nifty products in GIFT City.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Microsoft announces bold features in video meet app Teams
Seattle, Sep 22 (IANS) Microsoft on Tuesday announced several new capabilities to help people stay connected, collaborate and build solutions in its video meet app Teams.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Technology
Adah Sharma on why martial arts training finds few takers
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Adah Sharma is into martial arts, and often shares videos where she can be seen using the Silambam sticks to work out.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
K'taka to pay bills of corona patients referred by govt hospitals
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Taking strong exception to Opposition charges, Karnataka Medical Education Minister Dr K Sudhakar on Tuesday asserted that the state would pay the medical bills of Covid-19 patients referred to private hospitals after their registration at government ones.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Facebook plans drastic measures if US polls descend into chaos: Report
San Francisco, Sep 22 (IANS) Facebook is bracing for tough measures to restrict content in case the November elections in the US descend into chaos or violent protests, according to a report in the Financial Times on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Politics
Dia Mirza: Never procured, consumed narcotic or contraband substance
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Dia Mirza has taken to Twitter to refute reports claiming she is on the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) radar and might be summoned by the agency for questioning.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Karnataka BJP feels Yediyurappa is still the best bet
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) In a strong bid to scotch rumours about the possible change of guard in Karnataka, the state BJP spokesperson Captain Ganesh Karnik termed the news stories frequently talking about replacing Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa as concocted and baseless.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
University of Hyderabad VC's tenure extended by a year
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Education has extended the tenure of Vice-Chancellor of University of Hyderabad, Professor Appa Rao Podile for one year.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
Covid-19 presages crises to come, warns UN Secretary General
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned on Tuesday that Covid-19 presages more crises, and is "a dress rehearsal for the world of challenges to come".
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy
1,235 more test corona positive in J&K, tally over 66K
Srinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) A total of 1,235 more persons tested coronavirus positive in Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday as the total cases crossed 66,000.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
How ED attaches properties in foreign countries
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday attached properties to the tune of Rs 200 crore belonging to underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's close aide late Iqbal Mirchi and his family members in the UAE in connection with a money laundering probe under different sections of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CBI books IRS officer in disproportionate assets case
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday registered an FIR against an Indian Revenue Service officer on the charge of possessing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Stubble burning: 332 villages in Haryana under red zone
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) With a view to further curb stubble burning, the Haryana Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Department on Tuesday said it has identified red, yellow, orange and green zones in all districts on the basis of incidences of crop residue burning last year.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife
SP Group to separate from Tatas
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The largest shareholder in the Tata Group, SP Group said before the Supreme Court on Tuesday that a separation from the Tatas is necessary.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kavita Kaushik denies being part of 'Bigg Boss 14'
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Kavita Kaushik on Tuesday rubbished speculations that she is set to be a housemate in the upcoming season 14 of the popular reality show, Bigg Boss.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Thane building crash death toll climbs to 25 (Ld)
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 22 (IANS) The overnight death toll in the building collapse in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi town shot up to 25 with 12 more bodies recovered from the debris even as the search for more victims continues, officials said here on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Akalis proposed protest brazen attempt: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday termed the Akalis' decision to hold a state-wide 'chakka jam' on September 25, the day when Punjab's farmers had already announced a lockdown against the farm Bills, as yet another brazen attempt by the BJP ally to exploit the sentiments of the farmers.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Gujarat Assembly passes PASA amendment Bill
Gandhinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) The Assembly on Tuesday passed the Gujarat Prevention of Anti Social Activities (PASA) (Amendment) Bill, 2020 on the second day of its Monsoon Session.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Radical reforms will revive banking, financial sectors: Bankers
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Radical reforms, and not restructuring, holds the key to reform of the banking and financial sector as current policies may only postpone the problems and not resolve it altogether, the country's top bankers said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Looking forward to taking up challenge of stopping Russell: Boult
Abu Dhabi, Sep 22 (IANS) Mumbai Indians will be looking for their first win of the season when they face Kolkata Knight Riders on Wednesday and stopping the mercurial Andre Russell will be a major part of their plans. Fast bowler Trent Boult said that he is looking forward to the challenge.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
NIA raids at multiple locations in Kashmir in Davinder Singh case (Ld)
Srinagar/New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Tightening its noose in the case of suspended J&K Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Davinder Singh and Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Naveed Babu, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday carried out searches at several locations in Jammu & Kashmir's Baramulla district.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Flipkart introduces OTC medicines in healthcare portfolio
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) E-commerce platform Flipkart on Tuesday confirmed that it has expanded its healthcare portfolio to introduce over-the-counter (OTC) medicines on the platform which comprises of ayurvedic, homeopathic and allopathic medicines.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
'Prison Break' to get season 6, confirms actor Dominic Purcell
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Dominic Purcell says his show, Prison Break, will be back for a sixth season.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
K'taka police widens probe into drugs-hawala-terrorist funding links
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) In a bid to dig deep into the drug mafia's roots in the state, the Internal Security Division of the Karnataka Police had till Tuesday interrogated more than 67 persons. They include Kannada actor, Yogesh, known as Loose Maada, and cricketer and brother of noted film actress Prema, N. C. Aiyappa who were questioned on Monday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Salman Khan has no stake in Kwan Talent Management Agency: Actor's lawyer
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Denying the claims made by a section of the media in recent reports that Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has a majority stake at Kwan Talent Management Agency, his lawyer has issued a statement.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Punjab CM orders strict enforcement of Covid-19 protocols
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) Even as he expressed satisfaction at increased testing in rural areas with many panchayats passing resolutions in support of the government efforts, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday ordered strict enforcement of Covid safety protocols and strengthening of public awareness campaigns across the state.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Wonderla opens food outlet in Hyderabad to beat COVID blues
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The crisis triggered by COVID-19 pandemic has forced leading amusement park and hospitality brand, Wonderla Holidays Limited to foray into food takeaway and delivery business.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Nitish gets livid over documentary showing pind-daan in Gaya
Patna, Sep 22 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday become angry with the water resources development ministry over a representative video documentary showing a pind-daan, a ritual conducted at the cremation of a person.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
SSR to feature in Lord Kartik avatar on artwork in Kolkata Durga Puja pandal
Kolkata, Sep 22 (IANS) Pandal themes and decorations in Durga Puja mandaps in Kolata are often created around what is making news in a particular year. With the late Sushant Singh Rajput occupying the collective conscience of the nation these past months, little wonder that a puja committee in Kolkata is creating pandal decor around the late actor at the annual festivities.
2020-09-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz
SC seeks MP Assembly Speaker's reply on disqualification issue
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought a response from the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Speaker on a plea that sought a decision on the disqualification of 22 Congress MLAs who switched over to the BJP, an issue pending for more than six months.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Odisha urges Centre to defer coal block auction by 3 months
Bhubaneswar, Sep 22 (IANS) The Odisha government has requested the Centre to defer the coal block auction process by three months in view of the unfavourable market condition due to the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy
Shutdown in Tripura's Kanchanpur over tribals' resettlement
Agartala, Sep 22 (IANS) Normal life was crippled in northern Tripura's Kanchanpur subdivision on Tuesday as the Joint Movement Committee called a 12 hour shutdown in protest against the state government's decision to rehabilitate thousands of tribal refugees, who fled adjoining Mizoram 23 years ago following ethnic strife, in the area.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Chennai Air Customs seizes 130 MDMA pills
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) The Chennai Air Customs on Tuesday said it has seized 130 pills of synthetic drug MDMA valued at Rs 4 lakh.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Chennai Super Kings win toss, opt to bowl vs Rajasthan Royals
Abu Dhabi, Sep 22 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings won the toss and chose to bowl against Rajasthan Royals in their second match of the Indian Premier League here on Tuesday. Ambati Rayudu, who starred in CSK's win against the Mumbai Indians last week, has been rested and Ruturaj Gaekwad has taken his place.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
NCB grills Kwan Talent Management CEO, Deepika's manager skips summons (Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) After widening its probe into the drugs case related to Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death, the the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Tuesday quizzed Kwan Talent Management agency CEO Dhruv Chitgopekar and Bollywood talent manager Jaya Saha for over six hours, while Karishma Prakash, the manager of actor Deepika Padukone, skipped the summon.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
NCB busts int'l drug racket, arrests 8 traffickers
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Eight persons including two African nationals and one Burmese along with the kingpin of a drug syndicate have been arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) and around 8 kg of heroin, 455 gram cocaine and 1.1 kg premium quality marijuana have been seized from them.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Payal Ghosh on why she named Huma Qureshi, Mahie Gill in MeToo charge against Anurag Kashyap
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Payal Ghosh says her intention was not to defame anyone when she named Huma Qureshi, Mahie Gill and Richa Chadha, while accusing filmmaker Anurag Kashyap of sexual misconduct. She claims she wanted to present a true picture of the filmmaker.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Efficacy of COVID vaccine may land between 50-100%: ICMR
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said that the efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine in India is likely to remain between 50 to 100 per cent, however, they are trying for 100 per cent efficiency.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Now ask Harsha Bhogle on Alexa devices for IPL match highlights
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) In what could be a reminiscent of a nostalgic cricket commentary on radio, Audible which is an Amazon company on Tuesday announced a new show by veteran commentator Harsha Bhogle where he will share concise five-minute match highlights from the ongoing IPL 13 tournament.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Sports
60% Indian retailers expect 25% festive season sales cut: Survey
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Amid a surge in online shopping due to Covid-19, about 60 per cent retail organisations in India have seen their forecasts for the festive season go down 25 per cent or more compared to last year, says a new survey on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Will not shy away from going to court against gender bias in Murugappa Group: Arunachalam
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) One of the female heirs of the industrial conglomerate, the Rs 38,105 crore Murugappa Group, Valli Arunachalam on Tuesday reiterated her allegation that gender bias exists at the highest levels of the company.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Delhi Zoo celebrates World Rhino Day
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The National Zoological Park, New Delhi, celebrated World Rhino Day on Tuesday by creating awareness about the loss of habitat, poaching, climate change and conservation of species.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Study reveals negative impact of Covid-19 lockdown on kids
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Children, who appear at a relatively lower risk from Covid-19, are disproportionately harmed by precautions involved with lockdowns, warn researchers.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
Don't fall into Congress's trap, MSP to continue: Narendra Tomar
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Amid the opposition's objection and widespread protests of farmers in various states over two farm Bills passed by both the Houses of Parliament last week, Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar requested the farmers "not to fall into the trap of Congress", asserting that "MSP will continue".
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
HC allows Kangana to make Raut, BMC official parties to her plea
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) The Bombay High Court on Tuesday allowed Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut to include Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut and a civic body officer as parties to her plea against the demolition carried out at her office in Bandra on September 9.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Govt rushes 6 Bills through Rajya Sabha amid Oppn boycott (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Amid the opposition boycott of Rajya Sabha proceedings on the issue of suspension of six opposition lawmakers, the central government on Tuesday rushed through the passage of at least 6 Bills after extending the sitting of the Upper House.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Umar Khalid not an exception to rule of law in India: Former judges
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Former judges have hit out at civil society activists for attempting to scuttle the normal process of administration of justice in Umar Khalid case and "throwing a spanner" in the process of law in respect of Delhi riots.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rajshri Deshpande's open letter to Payal Ghosh on her MeToo charge against Anurag Kashyap
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Rajshri Deshpande has penned an open letter to Payal Ghosh, who has levelled sexual harassment charges against filmmaker Anurag Kashyap.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Kim Kardashian might divorce Kanye West over anti-abortion stance, bipolar disorder
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is reportedly considering divorcing husband Kanye West due to his bipolar disorder and his anti-abortion stance.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
India successfully flight-tests indigenous target drone Abhyas
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) : India on Tuesday successfully flight tested Abhyas, a high-speed target drone for practice of weapon systems with realistic threat scenarios.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Sensex down 300 points on lockdown fears across Europe
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) The Indian stock market continued its dip on Tuesday, in line with the global markets as resurgence in coronavirus cases have increased possibilities of fresh lockdown restrictions across Europe, including the UK.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Mechanic takes girlfriends for joyride in Merc, rams into auto, 3 hurt
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A motor mechanic, who took two of his girlfriends for a joyride in the Mercedes of one of his clients, rammed the car into an auto rickshaw, injuring three pedestrians in the Sarai Kale Khan area in South-East Delhi.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Punjab to start Covaxin's Phase-3 trials
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) Punjab's three Government Medical Colleges will participate in the Phase-3 trials of Bharat Biotech Ltd's Covaxin, the first indigenously-developed vaccine candidate against coronavirus, in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), an official said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Jumbo buffet organised on Elephant Appreciation Day
Agra, Sep 22 (IANS) The annual Elephant Appreciation Day on Tuesday was observed with a grand buffet for the pachyderms at the Wildlife SOS hospital and facility on the Delhi-Agra national highway.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Bhumi Pednekar: I'm creatively very restless
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar, who has worked in genres as different as chalk and cheese, says she is creatively very restless.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Murugappa female heir denied board berth in Ambadi Investments
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) The hopes of one of the female heirs, Valli Arunachalam of the industrial conglomerate, the Rs 38,105 crore Murugappa Group, of becoming a Director in the family's holding company Ambadi Investments Ltd (AIL) were dashed at the Annual General Meeting (AGM).
2020-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
HC reserves order on plea seeking early hearing in 2G case
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday reserved its order on a petition filed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) seeking early hearing of its leave to appeal application against the acquittal of the accused persons in the 2G spectrum case.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Logitech launches affordable noiseless keyboard, mouse in India
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Switzerland-based tech firm Logitech on Tuesday launched a keyboard and mouse featuring new proprietary SilentTouch technology for Rs 2,995 in India.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Rapid blood test to detect brain injury in 15 minutes: Study
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) In a major study, researchers have discovered that a blood protein test could detect the severity of head trauma in under 15 minutes.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Amazon.in now available in Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) In a major move to break the language barrier for online shopping ahead of the festive season, Amazon India on Tuesday said it is launching its shopping experience in four new languages, including Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Smokers increasingly trying e-cigarettes to quit: Study
Wellington, Sep 22 (IANS) Researchers have found that people who smoke are increasingly using e-cigarettes to try to quit smoking.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Ola, Oyo watching geopolitics closely as they grow globally
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Two of India's global startups, Ola and Oyo, are cautious about the geopolitical trends while they battle to overcome the challenges created by Covid-19.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Congress leader disputes T'gana minister's housing scheme claims
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The war of words between Congress leader Bhatti Vikramarka and Telangana minister T. Srinivas Yadav over construction of houses for the poor in Hyderabad under the state government's double bed-room housing scheme is still continuing.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Three held in online betting case sent in 8-day ED custody
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A Chinese national, Yan Hao, and his two accomplices arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a money laundering case were remanded in its custody for eight days by a PMLA court in Hyderabad on Tuesday, the agency said.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Coming to power, developing Andhra among priorities: Veerraju
Vijayawada, Sep 22 (IANS) The BJP's Andhra Pradesh unit chief Somu Veerraju on Tuesday said that it is not only important for the saffron party to gain power in the state but it should also catapult it to the top position in terms of development.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
'JioPostpaid Plus' launched to take on Airtel, Vi
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Reliance Jio has launched 'JioPostpaid Plus' with several benefits, in a bid to take on the other players, Airtel and Vi (Vodafone Idea) in the postpaid segment.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mumbai Police haul drugs worth Rs 14L, lyricist nabbed
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) The Mumbai Police have seized banned drugs like marijuana and Mephedrone worth Rs 14,20,000 and nabbed two persons, including a lyricist, in the last 24 hours, an official said here on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Where is iPhone 12? Social media abuzz with questions
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Social media users were more interested in an iPhone 12 than anything else from the company in the run up to the September 15 event that saw the launch of a new Apple Watch and two new iPad product models, a new analysis of social media mentions around the event has found.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
ED attaches Rs 200-cr assets of Iqbal Mirchi in Dubai (Ld)
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) In yet another significant crackdown on the underworld, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday attached properties valued over Rs 200 crore in the UAE belonging to fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar's late close aide Iqbal Memon alias Iqbal Mirchi in a money laundering case, officials said.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IYC activists protest over Farm Bills outside Parliament
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Amid the uproar over the controversial Agriculture Bills, Indian Youth Congress (IYC) workers on Tuesday staged a protest outside Parliament House.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Covid-hit K'taka defers reopening schools to Sept 30
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) With no let-up in Covid-19 cases across Karnataka, especially in Bengaluru, the state primary and secondary education department has directed all schools across the southern state not to reopen till September 30.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Opposition walks out of LS, demands withdrawal of farm Bills
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Opposition members, including from the DMK, Congress, NCP and TMC, on Tuesday boycotted proceedings and walked out of the Lok Sabha over the contentious farm Bills seeking their "withdrawal".
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi Police's malkhanas bid farewell to gold, silver and cash
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) To dispose of mounting amounts of case properties, the Delhi Police has initiated a special drive from June to September 17 in which it has returned the stolen or robbed properties to their rightful owners.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
J'khand shame: Woman tonsured, paraded naked on witchcraft allegation
Ranchi, Sep 22 (IANS) A woman was tonsured and paraded naked for allegedly practising witchcraft at Kombakera village of Simdega district in Jharkhand, police said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sidhu to join protests to support farmers' cause
Amritsar, Sep 22 (IANS) Going vocal against the BJP-led Central government and supporting farmers' agitation against agriculture Bills, former Punjab Minister and Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday said he would join protests in his constituency Amritsar (East).
2020-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Corporatisation of OFB to put it on par with other defence PSUs
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The corporatisation of the Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) will put the ailing institution on par with other defence public sector undertakings managed by its own board of directors with broad guidelines from the government, top source in the Ministry of Defence said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Glitches in virtual hearing, how can we order electronic voting: SC
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court, citing connectivity issues while hearing a plea via video conferencing on Tuesday, asked how could they ask the common man to vote electronically.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Raghu Ramakrishna Raju, thorn in the flesh of Andhra CM
Amaravati, Sep 22 (IANS) Kanumuru Raghu Ramakrishna Raju, YSRCP MP from Narasapuram, has emerged as a thorn in the flesh of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy of late.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Rajya Sabha passes bill to amend Essential Commodities Act
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020, which has provisions to remove items like cereals, pulses, oilseeds, edible oil, onions and potatoes from the list of essential commodities was passed by the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Gold smuggling probe in high gear as NIA to grill Swapna
Kochi, Sep 22 (IANS) With the NIA again getting custody of prime accused Swapna Suresh on Tuesday, the Kerala gold smuggling case is set to enter a new phase as this is the first time that she will be interrogated following questioning of state Minister K.T. Jaleel.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Google to nurture 20 Indian startups
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Google on Tuesday announced the fourth batch of its Google for Startups (GFS) Accelerator programme with 20 startups who will receive three months of support from the network of internal and external mentors in India.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Young woman does Rajasthan village residents proud with US feat
Jaipur, Sep 22 (IANS) Residents of Jakhal in Jhunjhunu district of Rajasthan are in a celebratory mood ever since they heard the good news that a young woman from a family originally hailing from the small village had been commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the US Air Force.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Researchers find potential drug for dangerous enterovirus
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Some good news in the search for antiviral drugs for hard-to-treat diseases as researchers have identified a potential new drug candidate against enterovirus 71, a common cause of hand, foot and mouth disease in infants and young children.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Murmurs at IIC: Gandhi replaces Vatsyayan a week after her death
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A development at the India International Centre (IIC), a cultural hub where the Capitals creme de la creme hobnob, has raised eyebrows among some of its members.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tokyo Olympics will be my best, says Atanu Das
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Ace Indian archer Atanu Das is confident of a successful show at the Tokyo Olympics which will now be held next year due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Delhi court sends 6 alleged Al-Qaeda terrorists to 4-day NIA custody
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A Delhi court on Tuesday sent six suspected Al-Qaeda terrorists to four-day custody of the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Payal Ghosh's claims against Anurag Kashyap: Huma Qureshi 'angry' at being dragged into 'mess'
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Huma Qureshi on Tuesday afternoon released a statement after allegedly being named by actress Payal Ghosh in her sexual harassment allegation against filmmaker Anurag Kashyap.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Good that we are playing strong Mumbai early: KKR captain Karthik
Abu Dhabi, Sep 22 (IANS) Mumbai Indians (MI) consist of world-class players and that is why it is good for us to play the four-time champions early in the IPL, Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Dinesh Karthik said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Xiaomi patents smartphone with sliding flexible display
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) Xiaomi has patented a new smartphone with a sliding mechanism that is built into its flexible display that wraps around the body of the handset.
2020-09-22
Category: International, China,Technology
UP Ministers put in charge of 8 Assembly seats for bypolls
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) The BJP in Uttar Pradesh has put certain Ministers in charge of eight Assembly constituencies where by-elections are due, to ensure the party's victory.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Removing Groups, Pages that spread vaccine misinformation: FB
Sydney, Sep 22 (IANS) Facebook has said it is actively removing Groups and Pages that spread vaccine misinformation from recommendations or predictions when the users type into Search.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Australia,Technology,Health/Medicine
Punjab lowers market fee on basmati rice
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) Paving the way to provide a level-playing field for basmati traders and millers from within and outside Punjab, especially in the light of the provisions of the new agriculture Bills, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday announced reduction in the market development fee and the rural development fee rates, from two to one per cent each.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Nani on 'Jersey' remake: Shahid (Kapoor) is doing it so it will reach bigger audience
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Telugu star Nani regards his 2019 hit Jersey being remade in Hindi as a compliment. He adds that since the Bollywood version will star Shahid Kapoor, it will reach to a bigger audience.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Delhi HC sets aside stay on publication of book on Asaram conviction
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday set aside a trial court order which had put an ex-parte stay on the publication of a book titled 'Gunning for the Godman: The True Story Behind Asaram Bapu's conviction'.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
No shortcuts to success: Kerala's 'Chhota Rafi'
Kozhikode (Kerala), Sep 22 (IANS) Saurav Kishan has earned the unique distinction of having made people happy when the entire world leads a troubled existence.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society
Ex-champs KKR open campaign vs Mumbai Indians (IPL Match 5 Preview)
Abu Dhabi, Sep 22 (IANS/GloFans) Defending champions Mumbai Indians (MI) will be keenly looking to bring their campaign back on track, after the reverse in the IPL opener against the Chennai Super Kings (CSK), when they clash with former champions Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in their second match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Farmers made puppets of corporates through agri Bills: RJD
Patna, Sep 22 (IANS) Taking a dig at the Modi government over the agriculture-related Bills, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav has said that it has made 'anna datas' or food-providers the puppets of its 'fund datas' or fund-providers.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Yogi meets filmmakers, invites them to UP
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) Several filmmakers on Tuesday met Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath through video conferencing to discuss the film city project.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
ED attaches Rs 200cr worth of Iqbal Mirchi's properties in Dubai
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) In a massive crackdown against the underworld, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday attached properties worth Rs 200 crore in Dubai belonging to Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar's late close aide Iqbal Mirchi in connection with a money laundering probe, officials said.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ruckus over Farm Bills: LS adjourned for 1 hour
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Lok Sabha was on Tuesday adjourned for an hour following pandemonium over the farm Bills as Congress raised the issue in the House criticising the government's step that led to thousands of farmers to hit the streets in protest.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chinese media cries foul at Trump's stance on TikTok deal
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) After TikTok's fate again became uncertain as US President Donald Trump toughened his stance, Chinese state media has said that the new threats will unlikely go unchecked.
2020-09-22
Category: International, China,Technology
Yami Gautam: Ginny Weds Sunny was 'toughest' owing to health reasons
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Yami Gautam says her upcoming film, Ginny Weds Sunny, has been her toughest project owing to health reasons.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Owaisi-Devendra alliance may change poll equations in Bihar
Patna, Sep 22 (IANS) The announcement by the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) Chief Asaduddin Owaisi to form the United Democratic Secular Alliance (UDSA) with former MP and Samajwadi Janata Dal (Democratic) Chief Devendra Prasad Yadav for the upcoming Bihar assembly elections has given an interesting turn to the battle at the hustings.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Soha, Kareena remember MAK Pataudi on 9th death anniversary
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) On the ninth death anniversary of legendary cricketer Mansoor Ali Khan Pataudi his daughter, actress Soha Ali Khan, penned an Instagram post.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Rhino poaching in Assam has reduced by 86%: Minister (World Rhino Day Special)
Guwahati, Sep 22 (IANS) Poaching of rhinos in Assam for the animal's precious horns has reduced by more than 86 per cent in the past three years, Environment and Forest Minister Parimal Suklabaidya said as the World Rhino Day was celebrated on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Assam,National
Shweta Basu Prasad did her make-up for 'Comedy Couple'
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Shweta Basu Prasad did her make-up for the film, Comedy Couple, and says the process is like painting.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
New LG rotating-screen smartphone Wing to cost $940
Seoul, Sep 22 (IANS) LG Electronics on Tuesday unveiled the price of its new dual-screen smartphone called Wing with a rotating form factor that will be released early next month in South Korea with a price tag of 1,098,900 won ($940).
2020-09-22
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Can't hamper academic year of 2L students: SC asks CBSE-UGC to coordinate
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the CBSE to declare results of compartment exams of around 2 lakh students as soon as possible, so that they could apply in colleges by the cut-off date.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kubbra Sait goes on 'sanity break' from Twitter
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Kubbra Sait is taking a break from Twitter, and will be back after her "sanity break".
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Palestine announces decision of not chairing Arab League presidency
Ramallah, Sep 22 (IANS) Palestine has decided to give up its right to chair the presidency of the Arab League in its current session, Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Stroke patients with Covid have high inflammation, death rate: Study
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Stroke patients who also have Covid-19 showed increased systemic inflammation, more serious stroke severity and a much higher rate of death, compared to stroke patients without coronavirus, warn researchers.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Tiger Shroff unveils debut single as singer
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Tiger Shroff has unveiled his debut song, Unbelievable. The young action star says singing has been his most challenging and fulfilling experience yet.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Unicef urges re-opening of schools in Africa
Cape Town, Sep 22 (IANS) The Unicef on Tuesday called on governments, parents, and teachers across Eastern and Southern Africa to urgently and safely re-open schools.
2020-09-22
Category: International, South Africa,Education
K'taka awaits Centre's nod to lift export ban on B'lore Rose onion
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Karnataka is waiting for the central government's nod to lift the export ban on Bangalore Rose onion to protect small and marginal growers in the state from suffering huge losses, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Assembly vandalism case: Court asks 6 accused to appear on Oct 15
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 22 (IANS) A city court on Tuesday dismissed a Kerala government plea to withdraw a 2015 case registered against six sitting legislators at that time on the charge of vandalism in the Assembly and directed them to personally appear in court on October 15.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Siddhant Chaturvedi starts shoot for Deepika-Ananya co-starrer in Goa
Goa, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Siddhant Chaturvedi has started the shoot for his yet-untitled next, co-starring Deepika Padukone and Ananya Pandey. The film is directed by Shakun Batra and shooting begins in Goa.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Raveena Tandon on B'wood drug probe: High time for clean up
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) As the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) intensifies its probe into the alleged Bollywood-drug nexus post Sushant Singh Rajput's demise, actress Raveena Tandon seems impressed with the move.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Priyanka Chopra joins H'wood A-listers as narrator of new series
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra Jonas has joined a host of Hollywood stars including Kate Winslet and Keanu Reeves as a narrator of the upcoming series, A World Of Calm.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
They love some people: Sharad Pawar on I-T notices (Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Taking a swipe at the Centre, Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar on Tuesday said the Income Tax Department has sent notices to certain leaders as "they love some people".
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
iOS 14 adoption outpaces iOS 13 in 5 days after release
San Francisco, Sep 22 (IANS) The Apple iOS 14 adoption has already surpassed 25 per cent of active iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch devices just five days after release.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Scottish First Minister to announce new curbs
Ediburgh, Sep 22 (IANS) Scotland's Fisth Minister Nicola Sturgeon will on Tuesday announce a series of new restrictions designed to limit the spread of coronavirus, which could include curfews at pubs and restaurants, rules on households meeting and limits on travel, it was reported.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Irrfan's son Babil slams netizens who trolled him for backing Anurag Kashyap
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Babil Khan, elder son of late actor Irrfan Khan, has slammed social media users for trolling him for supporting filmmaker Anurag Kashyap, who was recently accused by budding actress Payal Ghosh for sexual harassment.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Liberty General launches new health insurance cover
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) With health insurance gaining traction following the outbreak of Covid-19, private non-life insurer Liberty General Insurance Company Ltd on Tuesday launched new health cover.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Sharp launches world's 1st 4K Ultra HD collaboration display
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Sharp Business Systems, an Indian subsidiary of Sharp Corporation, on Tuesday launched what is touted as the world's first 4K Ultra HD 'Windows Collaboration Display' for Rs 11,29,000 in the India market.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Rhea's judicial custody extended till Oct 6
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) A Mumbai Special Court on Tuesday extended the judicial custody of Bollywood actress Rhea Chakraborty till October 6.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
John Abraham wants online ads for live animals banned
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor John Abraham is against platforms selling live animals online.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
HC stays Delhi govt order reserving 80% ICU beds in private facilities
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday stayed the Delhi government's order directing private hospitals in the national capital to reserve 80 per cent of ICU beds for Covid-19 patients.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Yogi: The monk on a mission to 'Make in UP' (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) At a time when India is aggressive for 'Make in India' , India's biggest state Uttar Pradesh has given a never-seen-before thrust to brand the state for its business potential. Defence Corridors, Film City, religious tourism hubs, toy cluster, pharma parks -- you name it.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Yes Bank corporate agent for HDFC Life Insurance
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) HDFC Life Insurance Company Limited on Tuesday said it has entered into a corporate agency arrangement with Yes Bank.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Pakistan starts clinical trial of Covid-19 vaccine
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Pakistan has started stage three clinical trials of a China-made Covid-19 vaccine, Executive Director of the country's National Institute of Health (NIH) Aamer Ikram said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Instruct ministries not to give nod for Mekedatu project: Stalin to PM
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) DMK President M.K. Stalin has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to instruct the concerned central ministries not to give approval for the detailed project report (DPR) or construction of the Mekedatu dam across the Cauvery river in Karnataka.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Arsenal confirm signing of goalkeeper Alex Runarsson
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Goalkeeper Alex Runarsson has joined Arsenal FC on a four-year contract from French club Dijon, the club has announced.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
'Pandemic a time for humanity to change its very basic philosophy'
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The coronavirus pandemic has endangered our basic human rights and liberties and taught us that it is time to change our values, priorities and perspective if humanity is to survive, says Ramin Jahanbegloo, a prominent political philosopher of Iranian origin, in his new book, "The Courage to Exist - A Philosophy of Life and Death in the Age of Coronavirus" (Orient BlackSwan).
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
SEBI may issue norms for minimum holding in liquid assets for MFs
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) may soon come up with guidelines to mandate minimum asset allocation in liquid assets by debt mutual funds in their schemes.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kashmiri Pandit leader on fast-unto-death
Srinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti (KPSS) President Sanjay Tickoo is on a fast-unto-death at the historic Ganpatyar temple in old Srinagar city for the rights of the non-migrant Pandit community of Kashmir.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Wipro 3D partners with GenWorks Health on breathing assist system
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Wipro 3D, the metal additive manufacturing (AM) business of Wipro Infrastructure Engineering (WIN), on Tuesday said it has entered into a partnership with GenWorks Health to enable broad-based access to affordable breathing assistance medical devices amid surge in Covid-19 cases in India.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology,Health/Medicine
Rescuers race to save 270 stranded whales in Australia
Canberra, Sep 22 (IANS) Rescuers are racing against time to save 270 stranded pilot whales off the west coast of Australia's Tasmania and about one-third of them have already died.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
Indian healthcare providers fast adopting AI-based tools: IDC
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) More than 50 per cent of healthcare organisations expect an increase in demand for artificial intelligence (AI)-based solutions during and after the pandemic in the Asia-Pacific region and India has joined the bandwagon in a big way, a new IDC report said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Health/Medicine
Charge sheet in Bikru massacre soon
Kanpur, Sep 22 (IANS) The Kanpur police are preparing to file charge sheet in court next month in the Bikru village massacre case in which eight policemen were shot dead on July 3.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nitin Patel: Partial Rajkot hospital video shared to tarnish health care image
Gandhinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) Answering an 'urgent matter' question in the assembly about the video showing a Rajkot-based Corona victim being beaten up who later died, Health Minister Nitin Patel said certain elements were putting out fake videos and partial clippings on social media just to tarnish the health care services in the state.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Goa to revise home isolation protocol, fees for Covid treatment
Panaji, Sep 22 (IANS) Goa is in the process of updating its home isolation protocol, Health Minister Vishwajit Rane said, adding that the state government is also in the process of further revising the capping of fees for treatment of Covid-19 patients in private hospitals.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
NIA takes over Bengaluru violence probe
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday took over the probe into two cases of violence in Bengaluru following a directive from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
98 Afghan civilians killed in past 2 weeks: Govt
Kabul, Sep 22 (IANS) Afghanistan's Interior Ministry has said that at least 98 civilians were killed and 230 others wounded in Taliban attacks in 24 provinces in the last two weeks as violence has increased in the country amid the ongoing peace efforts.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
NTPC power plants to host industrial parks of cos, MSMEs
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) In a key initiative to promote 'Make in India' and give a boost to the government's vision of 'Atmanirbhar Bharat', the country's largest power producer NTPC Ltd has thrown open a vast land bank within its power plants to Indian companies interested in setting up industrial parks and manufacturing facilities.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
20Cr tuned in to watch IPL13 opener: Jay Shah
Dubai, Sep 22 (IANS) The opening match of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was watched by 20 crore people, said BCCI Secretary Jay Shah on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
This cancer drug can help in Covid-19 treatment
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Researchers in the US have discovered that an experimental cancer drug called AR-12 inhibits the Covid-19 virus from infecting cells and replicating.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Freecharge launches new features to empower SMBs
Gurugram, Sep 22 (IANS) Digital payments platform Freecharge on Tuesday launched several features like Paisa Plus, Payment Links, Dynamic QR, Digital Khata and On-demand Settlement for small and medium businesses (SMBs).
2020-09-22
Category: India, Haryana,Business/Economy,Technology
Legal team to help BJP's MLAs, nominees ahead of Bihar polls
Patna, Sep 22 (IANS) The BJP's Bihar unit has constituted a team led by former Additional Solicitor General SD Sanjay to provide legal aid and counselling to sitting party MLAs and prospective nominees regarding dos and don'ts to prevent disqualification in the Assembly elections.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
All Swaminathan panel recommendations implemented: Minister
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Amid the opposition uproar over the three agriculture-related Bills, Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has said that the Modi government had accepted the Swaminathan Commission's recommendations for the agricultural sector in toto and implemented all of them.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
8 UP policemen sent to lines after man dies during raid
Pratapgarh (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 22 (IANS) Eight policemen, including a Sub-Inspector, posted at the Sangipur police station of Pratapgarh district, have been sent to the lines after an elderly man died while they were raiding a house.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No takers for Delhi libraries without children
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, private libraries across the national capital have lost their prime audience -- children who used to throng there in huge numbers.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Kerala start-up secures $2 million angel investment from US
Kochi, Sep 22 (IANS) Fokuz, a video-conferencing platform developed by Kochi-based Skyislimit Technologies, has secured a $2 million angel investment from a US-based healthcare and manufacturing company.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Kerala,Business/Economy
'Republicans will confirm Trump's SC nominee before election'
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) US Republican lawmakers will confirm President Donald Trump's nominee to replace late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg before the November 3 presidential election, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham has predicted.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Rate cuts have not spurred investment: SBI Chairman
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) State Bank of India chairman Rajnish Kumar on Tuesday said that interest rate cuts had not led to an increase in investment, despite the banks passing on the rate cuts to the customers.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India threatens military aggression against Pak: Qureshi tells OIC
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has alerted the Organization of Islamic Coordination (OIC) on situation in Kashmir, saying that "India has intensified its belligerent rhetoric against Pakistan, including threats of military aggression".
2020-09-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Lenovo launches ThinkBook Plus notebook, targets Indian SMBs
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Lenovo on Tuesday launched ThinkBook Plus, a dual screen notebook built for enhancing productivity for the modern workforce, in India at a starting price of Rs 99,990.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Tata v/s Mistry: Status quo on pledging, transferring of Tata Sons shares till Oct 28
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) In the Tata-Mistry tussle, the Supreme Court on Tuesday restricted further fund raising by Shapoorji Pallonji group from pledging or transferring Tata Sons shares owned by them till October 28.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Akali Dal to hold 'chakka jam' in Punjab on Sept 25
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), an NDA ally, on Tuesday announced to undertake 'chakka jam' for three hours across Punjab on September 25 to protest against the farm bills passed by both the Houses of Parliament.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Security forces recover drone dropped arms, ammunition from J&K's Akhnoor
Jammu, Sep 22 (IANS) Security forces on Tuesday recovered a large cache of drone dropped arms and ammunition in Akhnoor border area of J&K's Jammu district.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
S.Korea reports 61 new Covid-19 cases
Seoul, Sep 22 (IANS) South Korea reported 61 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, raising the total number of infections to 23,106.
2020-09-22
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine
2 killed, 20 injured in Jakarta floods (Ld)
Jakarta, Sep 22 (IANS) At least two people were killed, 20 others injured and one person reported as missing after flash floods and landslides lashed the Indonesian capital of Jakarta and its surrounding areas, disaster agency officials said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Bank deposit may not be taken as collateral for stock market transactions
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Your bank fixed deposit may no longer be accepted as collateral for trading in the stock market with clearing corporations, the entities that handle settlement and delivery of trade on the bourses, are looking to remove this instrument for being used as security for market transactions.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
HCs across states witness surge in abortion cases
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) High Courts across the nation are currently witnessing a substantial increase in abortion cases, revealed a legal report on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
No compulsion to invest in small/mid caps, schemes must be 'true to label': SEBI Chief
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) As the market regulator's recent change in norms regarding constitution of multi-cap funds continues to cause some discomfort among mutual funds, SEBI Chairman Ajay Tyagi on Tuesday said that the regulator is not forcing anyone to invest in mid or small cap companies, as it has only asked fund houses to keep their schemes "true to label".
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
B'luru serial blasts: Key accused held from Kerala after 12 years of chase
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) In a major breakthrough in 2008 Bengaluru serial blasts case,
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No new Covid-19 cases reported in NZ
Wellington, Sep 22 (IANS) No new Covid-19 cases were reported in New Zealand on Tuesday as the country embraced the first day of relaxed restrictions, or Alert Level 1, except the largest city of Auckland.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Social distancing costs a German football team 37-0 defeat
Berlin, Sep 22 (IANS) A lower-league amateur football team in Germany suffered a humiliating 0-37 defeat after only fielding seven players in a bid to maintain social distancing against their opponents as they feared contracting the coronavirus.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Time to be future-ready, future-fit: PM to IIT grads
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Pointing out that a nation's future depends on what its youths think today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said it was time for them to be future-ready and future-fit.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CM Relief Fund scam: Andhra govt to take call on probe agency
Guntur, Sep 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's Guntur rural police has sent the file related to Rs 117-crore CM Relief Fund scam to the DGP office to decide whether the CID or the ACB will take up the case for investigation, a senior police officer said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Farm Bills well-intentioned, but why the haste: Sharad Pawar
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Announcing a day's token fast in support of the suspended Opposition MPs, Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar on Tuesday asked why the government was in such a hurry to pass the Farm Bills.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
TN man accused of raping UK tourist goes 'missing' in Goa prison
Panaji, Sep 22 (IANS) Prison authorities at North Goa's Colvale Central Jail on Tuesday launched a massive search operation, after a 31-year-old undertrial accused of raping a 48-year-old British national in the beach village of Canacona in 2018, went missing.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
90% Chinese students have returned to school: Govt
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) China's Education Ministry on Tuesday said that 90 per cent of students across the country have returned to school amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-09-22
Category: International, China,Education
Covid bonanza for health insurers, 25% growth recorded
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic has increased the propensity of consumers to opt for a comprehensive health insurance product that gives proper financial protection for meeting any medical emergencies.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Sharif receives non-bailable arrest warrants at UK residence'
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has received non-bailable warrants for his arrest at his residence in the UK, sources in the Foreign Office (FO) here said.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Kush Maini claims 2nd win of 2020 in British F3
Leicestershire, Sep 22 (IANS) Hitech GP's championship leader Kush Maini has claimed his second win of the year in the British F3 Championship in race three at the Donington Park, after coming out on top of a Lap One battle with championship rival Kaylen Frederick.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
We don't force ourselves to invest if opportunities aren't available: Neil Parag Parikh
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) "We do not force ourselves to invest if opportunities are not available. We rather remain in cash and wait for opportunities and right valuations. This helped when the market fell sharply, and we could deploy our cash at some good valuations," said Neil Parag Parikh, Chairman and CEO, PPFAS Mutual Fund.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pak SC seeks details about exchange of accused persons under extradition treaties
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The Pakistan Supreme Court has sought details about exchange of accused people under the extradition treaties signed with different countries, including the US.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Democrats unveil stopgap funding bill
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Democratic lawmakers from the US House of Representatives have introduced a stopgap funding bill, known as the continuing resolution legislation, to keep the federal government open until Deember 11.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
IIT-M develops AI model to process text in 11 Indian languages
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) on Tuesday said its faculty and AI4Bharat have developed artificial intelligence (AI) models and datasets to process texts in 11 Indian languages.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Technology
LG launches series of new TVs in India ahead of festive season
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) LG Electronics on Tuesday launched 8 new LG OLED models led by two new series - an art-inspired GX Gallery series available in 77 and 65-inch class and the Real 8K 88- inch ZX series at a starting price of Rs 14,990 to Rs 29,99,990 in India.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Djokovic completes 286th week as No.1, pips Sampras
Rome, Sep 22 (IANS) Novak Djokovic, who has started his 287th week at the number one position in the ATP Rankings, has gone past Pete Sampras (286 weeks) for second place in the all-time list of most weeks at the numero uno spot.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
Pakistani banks named in global money laundering list
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) At least six Pakistani banks have been named in an investigation on the role global banks play in money laundering, which make up to at least $2.5 million.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Prem Chopra: Talent is not dependent on age
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Veteran actor Prem Chopra, who will turn 85 on September 23, feels that talent has nothing to do with age.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
3 B'deshi banks reportedly linked to illicit fund flow
Dhaka, Sep 22 (IANS) Three Bangladeshi banks have been reported to have links with global networks of illicit fund flow, with their names having appeared in suspicious transactions.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
DGCA to SC: Tickets booked before, during lockdown refundable
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has informed the Supreme Court that people who had booked air tickets during the lockdown are entitled to immediate refunds.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Govt lists 4 Bills for passage in LS on Tuesday
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Central government has listed three Labour Bills and one Finance Bill for passage in the Lok Sabha during the ongoing session of Parliament on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pakistanis looking forward to Xi's visit: Imran
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the people in his country were keenly looking forward to welcoming Chinese President Xi Jinping, the media reported
2020-09-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Diesel prices fall for 6th day, petrol trims marginally
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Diesel prices continued to decline for the sixth consecutive day on Tuesday as the product prices fell globally while crude prices remained steady.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
PM Modi comes in defence of Harivansh, shares letter to Prez
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) After openly coming in support of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman Harivansh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday shared a letter written to President Ram Nath Kovind by the Deputy Chairman over the Upper House ruckus issue.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Covid recovery rate in Telangana crosses 82% mark
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) Telangana's recovery rate of Covid-19 cases has crossed the 82 per cent mark as the state continues to see over 2,000 recoveries every day, health officials said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
NASA shares $28bn plan to return humans to Moon in 2024
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) NASA has shared an update on its Artemis programme, including the latest plans to land the first woman and the next man on the surface of the Moon in 2024 at a cost of nearly $28 billion.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
FPIs can write-off shares of all firms they are unable to sell
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has permitted foreign portfolio investors (FPI) to write-off shares of all companies which they are unable to sell.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Brisbane Heat sign all-rounder Jack Wildermuth for BBL 10
Brisbane, Sep 22 (IANS) Brisbane Heat have signed all-rounder Jack Wildermuth for the upcoming season of the Big Bash League (BBL)
2020-09-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
With trade wars & conflicts, fabled China economy at risk
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping has been forced to acknowledge that his country's economic growth is facing a rising external risk and the export-driven model that established China as the factory for the world has run into rough weather.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Lebanese PM urges parties to facilitate govt formation
Beirut, Sep 22 (IANS) Newly-appointed Lebanese Prime Minister Mustafa Adib has urged all political parties to facilitate the formation of a governmentn amid economic, social and health crises.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
This new model may speed drug discovery for Covid-19
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new tool that mimics how SARS-CoV-2 -- the virus that causes Covid-19 -- infects a cell, information that could potentially speed the search for treatments against the disease.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
8 suspended RS members end 'dharna', join session's boycott
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Eight suspended members of the Rajya Sabha on Tuesday ended their day-long protest after a request from opposition leaders who also urged them to join in the boycott of the ongoing Monsoon Session.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Renewable sector in India attracts $10-20bn of investment: IEEFA
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) While the pace of renewable energy growth has slowed in India, positive outcomes in recent auctions suggest there remains plenty of appetite among domestic and foreign investors to build renewable infrastructure, a new IEEFA briefing note said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Disaster declaration issued in Texas ahead of storm
Houston, Sep 22 (IANS) Texas Governor Greg Abbott has issued a disaster declaration for the state's 29 counties in response to tropical storm Beta as it draws closer to the US Gulf Coast.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife
Mouni Roy: I am getting used to new normal
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress Mouni Roy, who will soon be seen in the digital film, London Confidential, opposite Purab Kohli, says that lockdown taught her some of the greatest lessons in life.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Canadian police probe poison-laced letter sent to Trump
Ottawa, Sep 22 (IANS) The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have launched an investigation after a woman in Quebec province allegedly sent a letter containing ricin poison to US President Donald Trump.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Lufthansa announces further cost-saving measures
Berlin, Sep 22 (IANS) Due to the severe impact of the Covid-19 crisis on air traffic, German flag carrier Lufthansa has announced further cost-saving measures.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Germany,Business/Economy
Was nice to be under so much pressure in the first game: Rabada
Dubai, Sep 22 (IANS) South African pacer Kagiso Rabada, who produced a sensational performance in the Super Over to help Delhi Capitals defeat Kings XI Punjab, has stated that "it was nice to be under so much pressure in the first game".
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Israel announces state of emergency in all hospitals
Tel Aviv, Sep 22 (IANS) The Israeli Health Ministry has declared a state of emergency in all hospitals after the recent abnormal rise in Covid-19 morbidity and overcrowding of the wards.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Israel,Health/Medicine
Top 20 Indian institutions to join Samsung campus programme this year
Gurugram, Sep 22 (IANS) Samsung on Tuesday kicked off the fifth edition of its campus programme where students from 20 top B-Schools, engineering colleges and design schools will participate virtually this year.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Haryana,Technology,Education
OnePlus Messages app lands on Google Play Store
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) China-based smartphone maker OnePlus has now uploaded its Messages app on Google Play Store.
2020-09-22
Category: International, China,Technology
Sikh man assaulted in England, asked if he was Taliban
London, Sep 22 (IANS) A Punjab-born Sikh taxi driver has said that four white men assaulted him in Berkshire, England, and asked if he was a member of the Taliban militant group.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Diaspora
Marathi actress Ashalata no more (Ld)
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Veteran actress Ashalata Wabgaonkar, who was reportedly suffering from Covid-19, died in the early hours of Tuesday after a four-day battle with her illness at a private hospital in Satara.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Agra doctors flag concerns over critical Covid-19 patients as cases surge
Agra, Sep 22 (IANS) Doctors in Agra feel that a holistic approach is required for additional care to critical patients with the coronavirus disease, particularly those in vulnerable section, as government medical infrastructure is under strain owing to unprecedented rise in Covid-19 cases in the city.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Spanish PM meets Madrid region leader over Covid-19 measures
Madrid, Sep 22 (IANS) Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez met Isabel Diaz Ayuso, leader of the Autonomous Community of Madrid,in an attempt to find a way to contain the spread of Covid-19 in and around the country's capital.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Spain,Politics
Cricketing legend Kevin Pietersen bats for rhino conservation
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANSlife) Former England cricket captain and a part of the commentary panel for the ongoing IPL 2020, Kevin Pietersen, says that in the midst of a global pandemic, people are starting to realise that we need to start protecting nature. On World Rhino Day, Pietersen is featuring in 'Save This Rhino - India', a National Geographic documentary that exhibits his passion for rhino conservation.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,IANS Life,Sports
UK medical officers recommend raising Covid-19 alert level
London, Sep 22 (IANS) The UK's Chief Medical Officers (CMO) have recommended raising the country's Covid-19 alert level from 3 to 4 due to a recent spike in the number of new cases, according to a joint statemen.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
How writing became a tool for self-discovery, empowerment for these women
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANSlife) Being a female author can come with its own set of challenges, especially when one is trying to juggle a career in the demanding field along with a personal life. From burning the midnight oil to pursue writing, to managing multiple roles, budding authors share how they used writing as a tool for empowerment.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
Flu vaccine may not increase Covid-19 risk: Study
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Researchers have found that receiving the influenza vaccine does not increase a person's risk for contracting Covid-19 or worsen associated morbidity or mortality. Published in the Journal of Clinical and Translational Science, the study shows the flu vaccine is the single most important intervention to help stay healthy this fall and winter.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Crucial to support folk artists: Shaan
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANSlife) Popular playback singer Shaan says that folk artists and daily workers are keeping the music heritage and industry intact, and it's crucial for the society to support them in these trying times.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
Iran ready to swap all prisoners with US
Tehran, Sep 22 (IANS) Iran is ready for a complete prisoner swap with the US, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Experienced midfielders group will be key to our success: Pradhan
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Midfielder Nikki Pradhan has stated the present experienced midfielders group will hold the key for the Indian women's hockey team at the big tournaments in the upcoming years.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
EU adopts new rules for state aid to reduce CO2 emissions
Brussels, Sep 22 (IANS) The European Commission has unveiled new guidelines enabling state aid to prevent polluting industries from moving to non-EU countries where the climate standards are lower.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Man killed in UP over Rs 300
Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 22 (IANS) Apparently in a drunken stupor, three men killed their neighbour with a wooden stick, fitted with nails, following a dispute over Rs 300. The police claimed that all of the accused were in an inebriated state.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Two-thirds of world's population joined COVAX Facility: WHO
Geneva, Sep 22 (IANS) A total of 156 economies representing nearly two-thirds of the world's population have joined the COVAX Facility, an international initiative to ensure equitable global access to vaccines against the novel coronavirus, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
To meet testing target, UP doctor gives his sample 15X
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 22 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a video clip of a Mathura doctor giving more than 15 of his own samples for conducting Corona test for completing the sampling target, has gone viral on social media.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Urvashi Rautela: We should be addicted to fitness
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actress and former beauty queen Urvashi Rautela says rather than be addicted to the short-term pleasures of alcohol, drugs or gambling, people should invest their time in things that bring lasting happiness.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Have learnt a lot from Virat bhaiya: Devdutt Padikkal
Dubai, Sep 22 (IANS) Left-handed batsman Devdutt Padikkal, who played an instrumental role in Royal Challengers Bangalore's (RCB) victory over Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in their opening game of this year's edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), has stated that he has learnt a lot from skipper Virat Kohli.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
SSR case: NCB summons Deepika Padukone's manager Karishma
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Widening its probe into the drug's connection in Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput death case, the NCB has summoned Karishma Prakash, the manager of actor Deepika Padukone, and Dhruv Chitgopekar, CEO of the Kwan talent management agency for questioning.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Italy orders Covid-19 testing for travellers from France
Rome, Sep 22 (IANS) Italian Health Minister Roberto Speranza has ordered mandatory Covid-19 testing for travellers coming from seven regions of France, including Paris.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine
Apple accelerating mini-LED displays adoption for MacBook, iPads
San Francisco, Sep 22 (IANS) Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in his latest investors note has claimed that Apple will boost adoption of mini-LED technology thanks to increased competition among suppliers for mini-LED chips.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
UNGA Prez champions multi-lateralism
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) Volkan Bozkir, President of the 75th session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), has stressed on the importance of multi-lateralism, calling for collective efforts and prompt action for a better future.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Across 55L, India's active cases dip, recoveries shoot up
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) In a major relief India showed a spike of 75,083 fresh coronavirus cases in a day, nearly 20,000 less than its daily surge reported last week. Even though it crossed the 55 lakh-mark of total cases, it continued to show highest recovery rate, Health Ministry data showed on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Equities fall on lockdown concerns in Europe, Nifty below 11,200
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices declined on Tuesday morning, in line with the Asian indices over concerns of fresh lockdown restrictions in European countries after a resurgence in Covid-19 cases.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ensure better umpiring, use tech to the max: Wadia urges BCCI
Dubai, Sep 22 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab co-owner Ness Wadia has urged the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to ensure "better" umpiring standards and make maximum use of the technology in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Sandalwood drugs case: Lookout notice against Vivek Oberoi's relative
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Setting its eye on nabbing Aditya Alva, a high-profile event organiser and brother-in-law of Bollywood star, Vivek Oberoi, the Central Crime Branch of the Bengaluru Police, issued a Look Out Circular (LOC) after the CCB learnt that he has not left the country.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Southern Cinema
Samajwadi Party won't contest Bihar polls, will support RJD
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) In a significant development, the Samajwadi Party (SP) has announced that it will not contest the Bihar Assembly elections but will instead support the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD).
2020-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Samsung's new Galaxy 'F' phone series in India early next month
Seoul/New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Samsung Electronics will introduce a new mid-segment smartphone line Galaxy 'F in India early next month, industry insiders said as the South Korean tech giant eyes to expand its presence in the world's second-largest smartphone market.
2020-09-22
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
'New WTO head should be capable of managing profound reform'
Brussels, Sep 22 (IANS) The new chief of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) should be "capable of managing profound reforms of the organization", said Valdis Dombrovskis, Executive Vice-President of the European Commission.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Anubhav Sinha on why it took him so long to work with Manoj Bajpayee
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Anubhav Sinha and Manoj Bajpayee have joined hands for the song, Bambai main ka ba. The filmmaker says it takes strength and courage to approach certain actors with a project, and Manoj is one of them.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Kashi to be a model for development: Yogi
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced that the entire Kashi area would be developed as a model of development and tourism.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Twitter records 6.1bn K-pop related tweets in past 12 months
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Despite the global Covid-19 pandemic, Twitter has recorded 6.1 billion K-pop related Tweets in the past 12 months.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Pharaonic tomb discovered in Egypt
Cairo, Sep 22 (IANS) Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has announced that a pharaonic tomb has been discovered in the country's Minya province.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Egypt,Human Interest/Society,Art/Culture/Books
Canada witnesses increased spike in Covid-19 cases
Ottawa, Sep 22 (IANS) In recent days, Canada was witnessed an increased spike in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases, taking the the overall caseload to 144,693, while the death toll stood at 9,223, according to health officials.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Opp to boycott Monsoon session if MPs' suspension not revoked: Azad
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The opposition in the Rajya Sabha led by Congress' Ghulam Nabi Azad demanded immediate revocation of the suspension of eight MPs, failing which he threatened to boycott the remaining monsoon session.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Intel brings 11th Gen Core chips to Chromebooks
San Francisco, Sep 22 (IANS) Intel on Tuesday made it official to bring its 11th Gen Core processors codenamed Tiger Lake to Chromebooks. The 11th Gen Intel Core processors come with Iris Xe graphics and the Intel Evo platform for thin and light laptops.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Thane building crash death toll mounts to 20
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 22 (IANS) The overnight death toll in the building crash in Maharashtra's Bhiwandi town shot up to 20 with seven more bodies recovered from the debris, officials said here on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Italians vote in favour of reducing number of MPs
Rome, Sep 22 (IANS) A resounding majority of Italians have voted in favour of reducing the number of MPs from 945 to 600, Interior Ministry results have revealed.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Farmers need many thousand markets, not one: Chidambaram
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Taking a jibe at the advertisement released by the Centre defending the Farm Bills, former Finance Minister P.Chidambaram on Tuesday said that the farmers need many thousand markets all over the country and not just one.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Wildfire near LA grows to over 100,000 acres
Los Angeles, Sep 22 (IANS) The massive Bobcat Fire raging in the Angeles National Forest has so far scorched 105,345 acres of land with only 15 per cent containment, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department (LAFD).
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
RS Dy Chairman to fast in protest of unruly behaviour of MPs
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha Harivansh has announced that he will observe one day fast in protest of the unruly behaviour exhibited by the members on Sunday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Beaumont stars as England beat West Indies in first T20I
London, Sep 22 (IANS) Tammy Beaumont scored a brilliant half century as England Women defeated West Indies Women by 47 runs in the opening T20I of the five-match series at the Derbyshire County Ground.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Egypt Prez, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince discuss regional issues
Cairo, Sep 22 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan discussed a number of regional issues during a phone call.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Now transfer one photo album via Google Takeout portability tool
San Francisco, Sep 22 (IANS) Google has given more controls to people who use Takeout, its data portability tool to export copies of their data from more than 70 Google products, including Gmail, Drive and Photos. Now, the users can transfer specific albums, rather than the entire library.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
OHCHR condemns poll campaign violence in Bolivia
La Paz, Sep 22 (IANS) The Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) has condemned the ongoing violence in several cities across Bolivia amid heated poll campaigns in the run up to October 18 presidential election.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Paraguay,Politics
NIA raids several locations in Kashmir in ex-DSP Davinder Singh case
New Delhi/Srinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) Tightening its noose in the suspended Deputy Superintendent (DSP) Davinder Singh and Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist Naveed Babu case, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday carried out searches at several locations in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
India, China discuss border disputes for 14 hours
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) India and China held a 14-hour long diplomatic-military talks in Moldo to resolve border disputes in Eastern Ladakh. The details of the deliberations between both the countries' delegates are yet to be announced.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Big companies deserve scrutiny, Apple has no monopoly: Tim Cook
San Francisco, Sep 22 (IANS) Stressing that big companies deserve scrutiny, Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that his company conducts itself with utmost integrity and professionalism.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Meg Lanning to lead Melbourne Stars in WBBL
Melbourne, Sep 22 (IANS) Meg Lanning will be leading Melbourne Stars in the upcoming edition of the Women's Big Bash League (WBBL). She will take over the reins from Elyse Villani who led the side last season. Lanning had captained the Stars in the opening two seasons before moving to Perth.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
3 missing, 20 injured in Jakarta floods
Jakarta, Sep 22 (IANS) At least three people were reported missing and 20 others injured as flash floods and landslides lashed the Indonesian capital of Jakarta and its surrounding areas, a disaster agency official said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Renowned film-theatre actress Ashalata succumbs to Covid
Munbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Renowned Marathi, Hindi films and stage actress Ashalata Wabgaonkar passed away after a four-day battle with Covid-19 at a private hospital in Satara. She was 79.
2020-09-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine,Bollywood
ICJ Prez highlights UN's role in safeguarding int'l rule of law
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) International Court of Justice (ICJ) President Abdulqawi Yusuf has highlighted the crucial role the UN has been playing in safeguarding the international rule of law, urging nations to respect the system of rules.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
RS Deputy Chairman brings tea for protesting suspended MPs
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The suspended eight MPs of the Rajya Sabha, who were all night sitting in the Parliament premises to protest against their suspension, had a surprise visitor on Tuesday morning. The Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha Harivansh Narayan Singh brought tea and snacks for them.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cong plans to put Scindia under pressure in MP
Bhopal, Sep 22 (IANS) Congress has started working on a fresh strategy to increase heat on its former Union Minister and current BJP parliamentarian Jyotiraditya Scindia ahead of the by-elections to the Madhya Pradesh Assembly.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Facebook introduces Rights Manager for images
San Francisco, Sep 22 (IANS) In a bid to help creators and publishers manage their intellectual property related to images, Facebook has introduced Rights Manager for images.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Djokovic clinches record 36th Masters title in Rome
Rome, Sep 22 (IANS) World number one Novak Djokovic won the men's singles title at the Italian Open after defeating Diego Schwartzman of Argentina in straight sets, three weeks after completing his second Career Golden Masters at the Western & Southern Open.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
'Path ahead for US economy continues to be highly uncertain'
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) While the US economy has picked up from its depressed level in the second quarter, the path ahead continues to be "highly uncertain" and depend on the Covid-19 pandemic, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Militant killed in Kashmir encounter
Srinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) One terrorist has been killed in an ongoing encounter between militants and security forces at Chrar-i-Sharief in central Kashmir's Budgam district, officials said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Paraguay, Peru to meet in opening CONMEBOL WC qualifier
Asuncion, Sep 22 (IANS) Paraguay will host Peru in the opening South American zone 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier next month, regional football governing body CONMEBOL has announced.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Paraguay,Sports,Football
Arjun Rampal, Manav Kaul in courtroom drama 'Nail Polish'
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Actor Arjun Rampal is all set to come up with a courtroom drama, Nail Polish.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Ibrahimovic scores twice as Milan win Serie A opener against Bologna
Rome, Sep 22 (IANS) Zlatan Ibrahimovic continued to prove his value as the hitman scored twice against Bologna, helping AC Milan to a good start to the new Serie A season.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Kangana takes jibe at Deepika over alleged drug link
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Kangana Ranaut has taken a sarcastic jibe at Deepika Padukone, saying depression is a consequence of drug abuse.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
US federal debt to reach nearly twice economy's size in 2050
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) The US' federal debt is projected to reach nearly twice the size of the economy in 2050, driven by the massive fiscal response to the Covid-19-induced recession, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) said in a report.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
After defying UN on Iran, Trump boycotts 75th anniversary session
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump, who defied the UN and unilaterally reimposed sanctions on Iran, has boycotted the world body's 75th anniversary commemoration.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Global Covid-19 cases top 31.2mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 31.2 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 963,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
#JusticeforSSR being forgotten as B'wood drug angle takes over: Sushant tribute song maker
Mumbai, Sep 22 (IANS) Denmark-based singer and entrepreneur Arian Romal has created a tribute song dedicated to late actor Sushant Singh Rajput. The song highlights the ongoing social media movement seeking truth about his death. Romal feels the recent focus on the alleged Bollywood drug links is taking away attention from the death probe.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Chinese mainland reports no new locally transmitted Covid cases
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) No new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases were reported on Monday across the Chinese mainland, the National Health Commission said on Tuesday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
India: UN's unfinished task is tackling Pak's terror epicentre
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) The UN's unfinished agenda item is tackling terrorism emanating from its epicentre in Pakistan, India has said here replying to Pakistan bringing up the Kashmir issue at the international organisation's 75th Anniversary Commemoration session.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
13 Covid-19 patients discharged in Chinese mainland
Beijing, Sep 22 (IANS) The National Health Commission said on Tuesday that 13 Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery in the Chinese mainland on Monday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Original films galore in OTT space over the next months
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The OTT screen is the new cinema hall -- at least for now till cinemas remain shut. So, when it comes to original film releases, streaming platforms are going all out with fresh options in the festive months.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Brazil's Covid-19 death toll tops 137,000
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 22 (IANS) Brazil's Covid-19 death toll has surpassed 137,000 after 377 more patients died from the novel coronavirus, raising the total number of fatalities to 137,272.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine
UN faces crisis of confidence, must fix outdated structures: Modi (Ld)
United Nations, Sep 22 (IANS) In an under-4 minute video message, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi showed United Nations the mirror and urged it to take a long, hard look at its "crisis of confidence" while ratcheting up the call for a new template of multilateralism that "reflects today's realities" on Day One of the United Nations high level week being live streamed to the world from the UN headquarters in New York City.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Reynu Taandon's twist to traditional wedding weaves
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANSlife) Designer Reynu Taandon's latest couture collection "Surkh" draws inspiration from contemporary Indian brides who like to mix modern and minimalistic designs with old world charm.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Shantanu & Nikhil's latest collection is for 'neo-luxe brides'
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANSlife) Clients will now be far more emotional about each and everything in their lives and design will be paramount, say designer duo Shantanu and Nikhil as they virtually launch their ceremonial couture '20 collection titled 'The Resurgence'.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
US stocks fall on sour recovery outlook
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) US stocks fell on Monday for the third consecutive session in a row due to the spike of coronavirus infection cases in Europe and rising uncertainty on negotiations with the next round of fiscal stimulus in the US, with the Dow losing as much as 942.27 points during the session before a narrowed end.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Trump says considering five women for Supreme Court vacancy
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said on Monday that he is considering five women for the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of liberal Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
UN faces a crisis of confidence, says Modi
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned the mirror towards the United Nations and urged it to take a hard look at its "crisis of confidence", ratcheted up the call for a new template of multilateralism that "reflects today's reality" and wrapped up a lightning-quick speech on Day One at the United Nations high-level week being live-streamed to the world from the UN headquarters in New York City.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Gujarat assembly passes bill to cut salaries of ministers, MLAs
Gandhinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) The Gujarat assembly on Monday passed a bill to slash the salaries by 30 per cent of its legislators, including the speaker, Deputy speaker, and ministers due to the current crisis of coronavirus outbreak. The Gujarat government had earlier brought in an ordinance for the same in April this year which was given the form of legislation on Monday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Israel reports 3,027 new Covid-19 cases, 190,929 in total
Jerusalem, Sep 22 (IANS) The total number of Covid-19 cases in Israel has reached 190,929, with 3,027 new cases, Israel's Ministry of Health said on Monday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, Israel,Health/Medicine
Delhi riots: More than Rs 1cr used to manage protests, reveals chargesheet
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A recent chargesheet filed by Special Cell of the Delhi Police in connection with the alleged conspiracy in the Delhi riots case revealed that five accused, slapped with the stringent UAPA, received Rs 1.61 crore to execute the conspiracy.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
J&K govt issues 18.52 lakh Domicile Certificates till Sept 21
Jammu, Sep 22 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has issued over 18.52 Lakh Domicile Certificates against over 21.99 lakh applications received till Monday.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
LS passes two Health Ministry Bills in midnight proceedings
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Lok Sabha in a midnight proceeding on Tuesday passed Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2020, and Indian Medicine Central Council (Amendment) Bill, 2020.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Epidemic Diseases Bill passed in LS to protect frontline Covid workers
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A bill which proposed protection to frontline workers, including healthcare professionals, was passed on late Monday night proceedings of the Lok Sabha with a voice vote and support from all political parties. The Bill was passed a few minutes before 12 O'clock.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Jagan launches AP Police Seva App offering 87 services
Amaravati, Sep 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday launched AP Police Seva App, a mobile application offering 87 types of citizen services.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Telangana's Raigir railway station is now Yadadri
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The Indian Railways on Monday announced that the name of Raigir railway station in Telangana has been changed to Yadadri railway station.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Not believing in act of God, Covid vaccine expected in early 2021: Harsh Vardhan
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan assured the Lok Sabha that the Central government is not just waiting for "act of God" in fight against Covid-19 but also working round-the-clock in the direction to get solution and a vaccine will be available in the beginning of the next year anytime.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Heavy rains, flash floods wreak havoc across Karnataka
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Heavy rains and flash floods wreaked havoc in Karnataka's coastal, southern and central districts for the third consecutive day on Monday, disrupting normal life, an official said.
2020-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Debutant Padikkal, Chahal do the star turn for RCB
Dubai, Sep 22 (IANS/Glofans) A brilliant 42-ball 56 from debutant Devdutt Padikkal and a three-wicket burst from Yujvendra Chahal that caused a spectacular batting collapse helped Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) beat the SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 10 runs in their opening game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Monday evening.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Oppn MPs urge President to not grant assent to Agri Bills
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) At least 20 opposition MPs on Monday wrote to President Ram Nath Kovind, urging him not to grant assent to the controversial Agriculture Bills, alleging that the way they were passed without any debate was a "murder of democracy".
2020-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chahal changed the game for us, says Kohli
Dubai, Sep 22 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli lauded his teammates for keeping their composure as they defeated SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 10 runs in their opening encounter of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Monday.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
It was a bizzare game for us: Warner post SRH's loss to RCB
Dubai, Sep 22 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) captain David Warner conceded that Yuzvendra Chahal's final over of his spell proved to be turning point as his side lost their opening IPL 13 game against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Monday evening.
2020-09-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Recoveries exceed new Covid cases in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) Reversing the trend, recovery from Covid-19 was more at 9,925 than 7,339 new cases registered in Karnataka on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
As Covid hits Tripura badly, Sarkar targets govt on lawlessness
Agartala, Sep 21 (IANS) Leader of the Opposition and former Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Monday slammed the BJP-led Tripura governemtn for a total lawlessness in the state amid spike in the Covid-19 cases.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Gyan Sangam a failure, efforts by NDA govt to reform banks still-born: Raghuram Rajan
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) An outspoken critic of the NDA government, former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has launched an attack on the policies of the government highlighting the "still-born effort to reform public sector banks" and "the failure of the Gyan Sangam", a conclave held on the banking sector in 2015.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
HSBC stock at lowest since 1995 on money laundering suspicions
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) HSBC's share price fell to its lowest level since 1995, following allegations of money laundering and fears of another lockdown in Europe.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Andhra CM Jagan Mohan Reddy to visit Delhi on Tuesday
Amaravati, Sep 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy is scheduled to visit New Delhi on Tuesday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Padikkal, Chahal star in RCB's win over SRH
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) A brilliant half-century from debutant Devdutt Padikkal followed by some class spin bowling from Yujvendra Chahal helped Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) beat the SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) by 10 runs in their opening game of the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) here on Monday evening.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
SpiceJet to start daily flights to Darbhanga from Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) SpiceJet on Monday announced the launch of daily flight services connecting Darbhanga with key metros of Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru starting November 8.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
B'luru Metro extends validity of smart cards for 10 years
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) In the wake of steady spike in the COVID-19 cases, the Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation Limited on Monday decided to extend the validity of smart cards from one year to 10 years in order to avoid reactivation related issues.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Cong to hold nationwide protest over Agri Bills from Sept 24
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Miffed over the recently passed controversial Farm Bills, the Congress has decided to launch a nationwide agitation against the government on September 24. It will also collect two crore signatures from the farmers which the party will submit to President Ram Nath Kovind seeking withdrawal of these Bills.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Gujarat records 1,430 new Covid cases, 17 more deaths
Gandhinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) Gujarat on Monday saw 1,430 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,24,767, while the death toll reached 3,339 as 17 more patients succumbed.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Mineral-rich Bastar gets flight service
Raipur, Sep 21 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel on Monday virtually inaugurated a 72-seat regular flight linking Jagdalpur in Bastar region with Raipur and Hyderabad, which will greatly shorten the time taken by road journey.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,Business/Economy
Jhanvi Kapoor to walk for Manish Malhotra at digital ICW
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Bollywood actress Jhanvi Kapoor will be closing the show for veteran designer Manish Malhotra at the grand finale of first-ever digital India Couture Week on Wednesday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
SC stays interim bail to ex-UP minister in gang-rape case
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the Allahabad High Court order granting two months interim bail, on medical grounds, to former Uttar Pradesh minister Gayatri Prasad Prajapati in a gang-rape case.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Anti-farm bill protest to last only till Parliament session ends: Goa BJP Prez
Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) Protests against the controversial farm bills passed by the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha will stop after the Parliament session ends, Goa BJP president Sadanand Shet Tanavade said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
HC order on plea against stay on book on Asaram's conviction on Tue
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court will on Tuesday pass its order on a petition filed by publisher HarperCollins challenging a trial court order which had put an ex parte stay on the publication of a book titled "Gunning for the Godman: The True Story Behind Asaram Bapu's conviction".
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Educational institutions partially reopen in 4 NE state
Guwahati/Shillong/Aizawl, Sep 21 (IANS) Educational institutions in four -- Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Nagaland -- of the eight northeastern states partially re-opened on Monday after a gap of six months with strict Covid-19 guidelines, officials said.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Assam,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Andhra govt moves SC against HC's gag order, stalling probe
Amaravati/New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has moved the Supreme Court against the state high court's gag order on media as well as the stalling of investigation in an Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) case involving a former advocate general (AG) and others.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
IFSCA panel submits report on int'l retail business development
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The International Financial Services Centres Authority's (IFSCA) expert committee on international retail business development in the IFSC has submitted its interim report to the authority's Chairperson.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
All companies important for India, need solutions: Sitharaman
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that any company, whether it is big, medium small, micro or nano, is important for the country.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Why shall CBI's appeal in 2G case be given priority over pending matters: Advocate to HC
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) While the Delhi High Court on Monday was hearing an application seeking early hearing in the 2G spectrum case, the accused persons, including former Telecom Minister A. Raja, businessman Shahid Balwa and others, opposed the said application filed by the CBI and the ED.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Two terror suspects arriving from Riyadh held in joint NIA/RAW operation
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) In a highly-secretive joint NIA-RAW operation, two people, who were on the radar of top central security agencies in terrorism cases, were taken into custody from the Thiruvananthapuram airport as soon as they arrived on a flight from Riyadh on Monday evening.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Maha Covid recoveries zoom as deaths, new cases decline (Roundup)
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 recoveries on Monday touched a new high with 32,007 fully cured people returning home, while the number of new cases and deaths declined, Health Minister Rajesh Tope said here.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Shoulder pain subsides, scan reports encouraging too: Ashwin
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) Ace off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who had suffered a shoulder injury in Delhi Capitals' (DC) opening game against the Kings XI Punjab in the Indian Premier League (IPL) on Monday, said that the pain had "settled down" and the scan reports were "pretty encouraging".
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
SC notice on PIL seeking re-opening of 14 lakh Anganwadi centres
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to examine a PIL seeking re-opening of around 14 lakh Anganwadi centres, which were shut down due to lockdown to contain the spread of Covid-19.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
HC sends notice to school for not issuing TC
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday issued a notice over a petition filed by two siblings school refused to issue Transfer Certificate and marksheet alleging non payment of fess.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
French Open Qualifiers: Gunneswaran advances to second round
Paris, Sep 21 (IANS) Prajnesh Gunneswaran on Monday defeated Turkey's Cem Ilkel to advance to the second round of the French Open men's singles qualifying event.
2020-09-21
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Amol Parashar: Haven't reached stage where I've to hide my face to walk freely
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Amol Parashar, who is best known for his role in the hit web series, TVF Tripling, has recalled his fan encounters.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Tata Steel Mining starts operations at Sukinda chromite mine in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) Tata Steel Mining Limited (TSML) on Monday commenced operations at its Sukinda chromite mine in Odisha.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy
K'taka farmers protest changing APMC, land reform laws
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) Hundreds of farmers from across Karnataka staged a massive protest rally on Monday here against amendments to the APMC Act and Land Reforms Act by the BJP government.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Sandalwood drugs case: Ragini, Sanjjanaa's bail hearing postponed till Sept 24
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) An NDPS special court on Monday adjourned the hearing of the bail applications filed by Kannada actresses Ragini Dwivedi and Sanjjanaa Galrani till September 24.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Amarinder mocks 'paltry hike' in MSP of wheat, other crops
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday dismissed the Centre's "paltry hike" in the MSP of wheat and five other Rabi crops as a "cruel joke" on the farmers amid their growing apprehensions about abolition of the MSP regime following the passage of the new agriculture Bills in Parliament.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Nirmala: Every company regardless of size, is important for India
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday stated in the Lok Sabha that any company whether it is big, small, micro, medium or nano is important for the country.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Nepal's legendary mountaineer Ang Rita Sherpa passes away
Kathmandu, Sep 21 (IANS) Ang Rita Sherpa, a Nepalese mountaineering legend who climbed Mt. Qomolangma -- popularly known as Mt. Everest -- 10 times without bottled oxygen, passed away on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Nepal,Sports,Other Sports
Encounter on between terrorists, security forces in Kashmir's Budgam
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) An encounter is underway between terrorists and security forces at Charar-i-Sharief in central Kashmir's Budgam district on Monday, officials said.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
PM to address IIT Guwahati's convocation on Tuesday
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the convocation of IIT, Guwahati on Tuesday through video-conferencing.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
LS passes amendment in Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill, 2020, whereby fresh insolvency proceedings will not be initiated for at least six months starting from March 25 amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indie filmmaker Aditya Kripalani: Feminism is about equality
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Independent filmmaker Aditya Kripalani has opened up on his idea of feminism.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Hyderabadi girl's paintings adorn walls of London restaurant
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) A 14-year-old girl's passion for painting paid off as her artworks have made their way to London to adorn the walls of a restaurant.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
NCB questions Jaya Saha, Shruti Modi in drugs-related case
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) on Monday questioned Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's talent manager Jaya Saha and celebrity manager Shruti Modi in a drugs-related case for more than five hours
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
K'tka decides to shorten legislature session to 6 days (LD)
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) After at least 100 members of Vidhan Soudha secretariat staff as well as ministers tested Covid positive, the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the opposition parties on Monday agreed to shorten the ongoing eight days Monsoon legislature session to six days.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Terrorist incidents down by half after Art 370 scrapped in J&K: Govt
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) There has been a drastic decline in terrorist incidents in Jammu & Kashmir after the abrogation of Article 370 from the erstwhile state on August 5 last year, the Ministry of Home Affairs informed Parliament on Monday comparing the last two years' data.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IOC plans 'energy pumps' for future with assortment of fuel options
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) IndianOil Corporation (IOC) said on Monday that its retail outlets of the future will be 'energy pumps' offering a wide assortment of cleaner, greener and more efficient fuel options to millions of customers.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
UN's 75th Anniversary Declaration commits to Security Council reform
United Nations, Sep 21 (IANS) The General Assembly committed itself to put "new life" into the stalled reform of the Security Council in its Declaration for the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Defence/Security
Man washed away in Hyderabad lake, second incident in 4 days
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) After a 20-hour-long search, rescue workers on Monday retrieved the body of a man who was swept away in Saroornagar lake here on Sunday evening.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Amid Covid woes Mondayjoining to aid small firms in recruitment'
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Even as the pandemic has severely hit the job scenario in the country, Amit Khanduja, the founder of the job portal Mondayjoining.com, aims to help small and medium scale businesses go for cost-effective recruitment and also provide retrenched employees opportunities to find a new job.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
AIFF grants Covid solidarity fund to state football associations
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) All India Football Federation (AIFF) President Praful Patel on Monday evening met all state association representatives in a virtual meeting. Presidents and General Secretaries of affiliated state associations were in attendance, as was the General Secretary of the AIFF.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Singing, sitting on grass: 8 suspended MPs continue dharna
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Singing, sitting on grass, eight suspended Rajya Sabha members have been camping near the Gandhi statue
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cong slams BJP over scrapping of housing scheme for bureaucrats
Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) Goa Congress on Monday accused the Chief Minister Pramod Sawant-led ruling dispensation of being worse than the colonial Portuguese, while criticising the BJP-led government decision to disallow legal recourse to government servants to appeal against the scrapping of loan interest subsidies available to them under the House Building Allowance scheme.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
50s from Padikkal, de Villiers power RCB to 163 against SRH
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) Devdutt Padikkal and AB de Villiers scored brilliant half-centuries as the Royal Challengers Bangalore set a 164-run target for SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) in their opening game of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Dubai International Stadium on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Kerala reports 2,910 Covd cases after dip in testing
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 21 (IANS) Kerala on Monday reported 2,910 fresh Covid-19 cases, much lower than the daily figures reported in the past few days as only 25,848 samples were tested.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Will stay on Sudarshan TV show have 'chilling effect' on free speech: SC
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday queried the parties, opposing the telecast of Sudarshan News' controversial programme on the alleged infiltration of Muslims in the civil services, whether a blanket injunction could be issued, and would it have a "chilling effect" on free speech?
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
K'tka BJP MLA challenges minister,starts scuffle
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) Irked over 'inaccessibility,' Karnataka BJP MLA Belli Prakash on Monday entered into a scuffle with Municipalities Minister K.C. Narayana Gowda.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
PM Modi to interact with fitness enthusiasts during Fit India Dialogue
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Thursday interact with fitness influencers and citizens during a nation-wide online Fit India Dialogue which is being organised to celebrate the first anniversary of the Fit India Movement.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Microsoft ups the game, to acquire ZeniMax Media for $7.5 bn
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) Giving a major boost to its Xbox video game offerings, Microsoft on Monday said that it plans to acquire US-based ZeniMax Media, the parent company of Bethesda Softworks, one of the largest, privately held game developers and publishers in the world, for $7.5 billion.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Fresh tenders issued for manufacturing of Vande Bharat trains
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Almost a month after cancelling the tender for manufacturing 44 Vande Bharat train sets, the Indian Railways on Monday said that it has invited fresh tenders for manufacturing the semi-high speed train sets focusing on the domestic manufacturers and promoting the government's ambitious Make in India project.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BSNL raises Rs 8,500 cr via sovereign bonds
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) State-run BSNL on Monday raised Rs 8,500 crore through sovereign guaranteed bonds.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ageless opener Mayank Agarwal sets sail in T20 format too
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) At 27 years and 313 days, Mayank Agarwal made his Test debut - when the selectors perhaps had no option but to pick him following a prolific domestic season -- and proved everyone wrong with mature innings of 76 and 42 against Australia in Melbourne in December 2018. And at 29 years and 217 days, he scored his highest IPL score, a fabulous 60-ball 89, and almost single-handedly took Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) to victory.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Electric vehicles penetration to remain low in medium term: ICRA
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Absence of strong direct and indirect financial stimulus from the government to encourage electric vehicles (EVs) adoption will restrict any meaningful domestic penetration of EVs in the key automotive commercial and passenger vehicles segments given their high prices, ICRA Ratings said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sonia Singh joins the cast of 'Vighnaharta Ganesh'
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Dill Mill Gayye actress Sonia Singh has joined the cast of the show, Vighnaharta Ganesh. She says shooting for a mythological show is a unique experience.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Maoist extremist nabbed in CRPF-police operation
Patna, Sep 21 (IANS) A Maoist extremist absconding for the past 30 years has been nabbed in a joint operation of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and Gaya police on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Tractor sales uptick likely to last beyond festive season (IANS Trends)
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic triggered an acceleration in tractor sales in India which is expected to last beyond the festive season, industry insiders opined.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Halep wins Italian Open as Pliskova retires due to injury
Rome, Sep 21 (IANS) Former world number one Simona Halep on Monday won the women's singles title at the Italian Open, earning the win after defending champion and longtime rival Karolina Pliskova was forced to retire due to injury in the second set while trailing 0-6, 1-2 in the summit clash.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Tennis
3-ft long monitor lizard, 5-ft long cobra rescued in Agra
Agra, Sep 21 (IANS) The Wildlife SOS team rescued a three-foot long monitor lizard, a five-foot long Indian Rock Python and a cobra from different locations in Agra on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Andhra logs lesser corona cases than recoveries
Amaravati, Sep 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has registered 6,235 new coronavirus cases, lesser than those recorded in the past few days, even as the state's total tally rose to 6.31 lakh on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
'Vodafone Idea's inability to raise debt may increase equity requirements'
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Vodafone Idea's inability to raise debt from external investors could increase equity requirements and push promoters to subscribe to the debt issuance too, according to a report by US financial services house Morgan Stanley.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Salma Hayek's daughter is her 'greatest teacher'
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Salma Hayek says her daughter Valentina came into her life as her greatest teacher and joy.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
SEBI issues framework for negative pricing in commodity futures
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Post the settlement mayhem in crude oil futures on the Multi-Commodity Exchange (MCX) in April, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Monday came up with Alternate Risk Management Framework (ARMF) to handle the scenario of near-zero and negative pricing for any underlying in commodity futures.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
IIT-Kanpur introduces indegenous fashionable masks to fight Covid-19
Kanpur, Sep 21 (IANS) Masks have become a precautionary measure for saving lives during the ongoing corona pandemic. So, IIT-Kanpur has designed unique fashionable designer masks keeping in view the health of the people which will prove to be very effective in combating the Covid-19 infection.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Payal Ghosh to file police complaint against Anurag Kashyap
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Payal Ghosh, who has levelled sexual harassment allegations against Anurag Kashyap, is all set to file a police complaint against the filmmaker here on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Over 3.8 lakh shell companies struck off Cos Act in 3 years
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Anurag Thakur, has said that over 3.8 lakh shell companies were struck off under the Companies Act during the last three years.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CCEA approves MSP hikes for 6 rabi crops
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday approved the hike in the Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for all mandated six Rabi crops in crop season 2020-21 (July-June).
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
'Manto' turns 2: Rasika Dugal on why film was a 'special experience'
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) The Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer Manto was released two years ago on this day and Rasika Dugal, who had a pivotal role in the critically-acclaimed film, recalled why the Nandita Das directorial was a special experience.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Stuck to basics, didn't try anything out of the box, says Bishnoi
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi, who made his Indian Premier League (IPL) debut on Sunday against Delhi Capitals, has revealed that he was more excited than nervous and all his focus was on to win the game for his side, which didn't happen.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
SBI Life Insurance, YES Bank announce bancassurance tie-up
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) SBI Life Insurance has entered into a bancassurance agreement with YES BANK to offer a bouquet of life insurance solutions to the Bank's customers across the country.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Can RBI ensure banks infuse funds in Amrapali projects, SC asks
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked the RBI to file an affidavit whether it can intervene to ensure that banks infuse funds to complete construction of the Amrapali housing projects.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Jim Sarbh, Bani J do the 'Freedom Dance'
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actors Jim Sarbh and Bani J. will share their interpretation of freedom through a music video titled Freedom Dance.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sunny Singh's tips on how to stay motivated
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Sunny Singh says when you choose the correct diet and workout, you will always be motivated.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Tech for lunar landing makes self-driving cars safer on Earth
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) A laser-based technology designed to help spacecraft land on a proverbial dime for missions to the Moon and Mars is also helping self-driving cars navigate rush hour traffic on this planet, NASA has said.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Technology
Suniel Shetty celebrating 45 years of friendship with Jackie Shroff
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Veteran actors Jackie Shroff and Suniel Shetty share a close bond. On Monday, Suniel took to Instagram and posted a video of a few moments spent with Jackie.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
314 new Covid cases push Gurugram's tally to 18,142
Gurugram, Sep 21 (IANS) The Covid-19 tally in Gurugram rose to 18,142 as 314 more people tested positive for the disease, health officials said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Criminals break into Gurugram shop, flee with 25 laptops
Gurugram, Sep 21 (IANS) Four criminals broke into a Gurugram shop while holding a security guard hostage and fled with 25 laptops, including three new ones, and other gadgets worth Rs 6.5 lakh, police said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Indian Idol' winners Salman Ali, Sunny Hindustani to perform in London
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Indian Idol winners Salman Ali and Sunny Hindustani will hit the stage in London next month.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mamata speaks to suspended Rajya Sabha MPs
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Monday spoke to the eight Rajya Sabha MPs who were suspended for creating a ruckus in the House and sitting on a protest in the Parliament premises.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ISL: Spaniard Fran Sandaza joins Hyderabad FC
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Hyderabad FC on Monday announced the signing of Spanish forward Francisco 'Fran' Sandaza on a one-year deal. The 35-year-old signs from Spanish Segunda Division side Alcorcon, and becomes the sixth new foreign signing for the club this season.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Ileana D'Cruz professes self love
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Ileana DCruz has urged everyone to make themselves their priority number one.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
India turns net steel exporter to China for first time in years
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Even as various restrictions are being looked by government agencies to curb Chinese imports, the neighbouring country has provided big export support to Indian steel industry saving it from the blushes of a weak domestic demand and consequent fall in production.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Benny Dayal's new song reminds we are all rockstars of our lives
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Benny Dayal feels the world needs a dose of positivity, and he hopes his latest track Jee le does the trick.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
13 killed as Thane building collapses, 10 others hurt (2nd Ld)
Thane (Maharashtra), Sep 21 (IANS) At least 13 persons, including seven minors, were killed in sleep as a three-storeyed residential building they lived in collapsed in the early hours of Monday in Narpoli area of Bhiwandi town.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RJD to kick off agitation against agri Bills from Sep 25
Patna, Sep 21 (IANS) After the contentious agriculture Bills were passed in Parliament, the opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) in Bihar has decided to start its agitation from September 25.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Kajol's daughter turns shutterbug for mom
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Kajol shared pictures where she poses in a saree that her daughter Nysa has clicked.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
1,036 more test corona positive in J&K
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) As many as 1,036 more persons tested coronavirus positive in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday as the total cases climbed up to 65,026 in the Union Territory.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Kunal Kemmu roots for concluding episode of 'Abhay 2'
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) The Kunal Kemmu-starrer thriller series, Abhay 2, is all set to come out with its final episode, and the actor, who plays the title role in the web-series, shares that everyone has worked hard and delivered their best.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
IPL: SRH opt to bowl against RCB (Toss)
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) captain David Warner on Monday won the toss and elected to bowl against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their opening game of the ongoing 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
One launchpad planned now at India's second rocket port in TN
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) The land survey has been completed for 431.87.74 hectares out of 961.66.90 hectares identified for the construction of India's second rocket launch port in in Tamil Nadu's Thoothukudi district, Parliament was informed on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Science/Tech,Technology
Mamata calls for protests against BJP govt over farm bill issue
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) A day after the suspension of eight MPs who fought to protect the interests of farmers in Parliament, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government at the Centre saying that the Trinamool Congress would hit the road from tomorrow in protest of the "undemocratic" move and urged people from across the sections to join the movement.
2020-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Why Hrithik Roshan is proud of himself
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Hrithik Roshan cannot stop gushing over the latest selfie he shot. In the image he posted on Instagram, Hrithik looks dapper in a black T-shirt and cap.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Ayushmann thanks directors on World Gratitude Day
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) National Award-winning Bollywood star Ayushmann Khurrana has thanked all the directors with whom he has worked, on the occasion of World Gratitude Day.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Dalmia-OCL launches Magnesia Carbon Line to cut down on imports
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Dalmia-OCL Ltd, the refractory company of the Dalmia Bharat Group, on Monday launched a new refractory line for production of Magnesia Carbon (MgO-C) bricks, widely used in the steel industry, at its plant in Odisha's Rajgangpur.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SunRisers Hyderabad win toss, opt to bowl vs RCB
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad captain David Warner on Monday won the toss and opted to bowl against Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore in an Indian Premier League match at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Tribal bodies demand Sarna code in population census
Ranchi, Sep 21 (IANS) Different tribal orgaisations on Monday formed a human chain demanding the mention of Sarna code in the population census.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
AIADMK dismisses Tuticorin party functionary charged with murder
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's ruling AIADMK on Monday dismissed its Tuticorin party functionary A. Thirumanavel for acting in a manner that brought disrepute to the party.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Andhra HC extends status quo on 3-capitals project till Oct 5
Amaravati, Sep 21 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court on Monday extended the status quo till October 5 on the state government's project to build three different state capitals.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Anushka strikes a happy pregnant pose in the pool
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Actress Anushka Sharma on Monday treated fans with a new picture. In the Instagram image, Anushka, who is pregnant with her first child, flaunts her baby bump in black swimwear standing in a pool.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Had never felt this stressed, says Mandeep about Covid-19 experience
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) Indian hockey team striker Mandeep Singh is excited to be back on the pitch and go about basic activities to improve fitness after recovering from Covid-19. He was the first player to be admitted in the hospital in the state capital and Mandeep has now recalled the experience as being one of the toughest times of his life.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Bengali star Nusrat Jahan mulls legal action against video chat app using her photo
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) Bengali actress and Trinamool Congress MP Nusrat Jahan has threatened legal action against a video chatting app that has used her photograph in an advertisement without due permission.
2020-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
HC to hear DU professors' plea on non-payment of salaries on Sep 24
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday posted for hearing the batch of petitions filed by the professors teaching at Delhi University seeking the court's direction to the government to release their salaries pending for the last four months.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Telugu actress Tanya Desai to be seen in Hindi thriller series 'Crackdown'
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Telugu actress Tanya Desai will be seen in the upcoming Hindi series, Crackdown, by Apoorva Lakhia. She is in awe of the filmmaker, as well as TV actor Iqbal khan with whom she shares most of her scenes.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
LS passes Bill making Aadhaar mandatory for NGOs to receive foreign funds
New Sep 21 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Monday unanimously passed a Bill making Aadhaar mandatory for registration of organisations receiving foreign funds and to give the government powers to stop utilisation of foreign funds by an organisation through a "summary enquiry".
2020-09-21
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Post-370, public sector recruitment in J&K sparks outrage among youth (IANS Special)
New Delhi/Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) A year after the central government's assurances that the nullification of Article 370 would lead to transparency and accountability, Jammu & Kashmir's public sector recruitment remains a major source of disillusionment.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Even ruins have memories: BV Doshi
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Architecture has the ability to induce aspirations in life giving clues of fascinating behaviour patterns, B.V. Doshi, the 2018 Pritzker Prize laureate was the first Indian to receive architecture's most illustrious award. He says these subtle gesticulations of life heightened through juxtaposition of functions and spaces continue to enchant him.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
S Korean telecom firm rolls out app-based DNA test service
Seoul, Sep 21 (IANS) SK Telecom Co, South Korea's largest mobile carrier, said on Monday it has released a mobile app-based DNA testing service in partnership with bio firm Macrogen Inc.
2020-09-21
Category: International, South Korea,Technology,Health/Medicine
Citation of 'Hindu Terror' show on NDTV irks Justice Chandrachud
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday reacted sharply to an affidavit by Sudarshan News, citing channel NDTV's programme titled "Hindu Terror: Myth or fact" anchored by Barkha Dutt and broadcast on September 17, 2008, as it sought to justify its programme titled "UPSC Jehad".
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
UK to see 50,000 Covid cases a day by Oct without action: Vallance
London, Sep 21 (IANS) UK government's chief scientific advisor Patrick Vallance said on Monday that the UK could see 50,000 Covid-19 cases per day by mid-October and about 200 deaths per day a month after that without further action.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Sushil Modi: Farm bills will benefit farmers
Patna, Sep 21 (IANS) Amid strong protests over the Agriculture Bills in the national capital and farmers hitting the streets in Haryana and Punjab, Bihar deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi has said that the legislations will ultimately benefit farmers.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Rajasthan changes govt schools' uniform, oppn BJP sees read
Jaipur, Sep 21 (IANS) The Rajasthan government has suddenly decided on a new uniform for students in government schools even as these are shut due to Covid-19, just because the earlier one was similar to that of members of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).
2020-09-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Politics
Robbie Williams: I'm numerically dyslexic
Los Angeles, Sep 21 (IANS) Singer Robbie Williams has revealed that he is dyslexic when it comes to digits. He says he has problems in doing simple sums.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Beijing 2022 to be a historic event, says IOC chief Thomas Bach
Beijing, Sep 21 (IANS) With 500 days to go before the opening of the 2022 Winter Olympic Games, International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach has lauded Beijing 2022 for being a "historic event" which will make the Chinese capital the first city to host both the summer and winter Olympic Games.
2020-09-21
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Direct cargo ferry service between India and Maldives launched
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) In a landmark development, a direct cargo ferry service between India and Maldives commenced on Monday. This is the first time that a direct cargo shipping line is connecting the two neighbouring countries.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Amazon India helps artisans, weavers double their sales in 10 weeks
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) Customers from more than 12,000 pincodes in India purchased a product from the 'Stand for Handmade' store front, helping artisans, weavers and women entrepreneurs double their sales in the 10-week period, Amazon India said on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Pak now violates ceasefire on LoC in J&K's Rajouri (Ld)
Jammu, Sep 21 (IANS) After violating the ceasefire on the Line of Control in Poonch district, Pakistan resorted to unprovoked firing and shelling on Monday in J&K's Rajouri district as well.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Sensex falls 800 points as Covid cases surge globally
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) The Indian stock market plunged on Monday, tracking a global selloff due to a fresh spurt of coronavirus cases across Europe.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Artisans stare at penury as no buyers for Ravana effigies
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) With the festival of Dussehra still around a month away, artisans who earn their livelihood by making effigies of demon king Ravana, his brother Kumbhkarana, son Meghnada and others are staring at a bleak future as there are no buyers this time for their artefacts in the largest effigy market in Titarpur in Delhi.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
CBI raids in Delhi, UP, Raj, Haryana in Rs 1,400 cr bank fraud case
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday carried out searches at eight locations in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Haryana over alleged bank fraud to the tune of Rs 1,400 crore by a private company.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
HDFC Bank to file response to US lawsuit by early next year
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) HDFC Bank has denied the allegations in a class action suit in the US and said it intends to defend itself vigorously in the lawsuit.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ladakhis sending food materials for jawans at LAC
Leh, Sep 21 (IANS) For the last one week Namgiyal Phunsung has been travelling to villages in Ladakh to collect ethnic food materials for jawans at the LAC.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
OnePlus 8T 5G smartphone to debut globally on Oct 14
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) Global technology brand OnePlus on Monday announced to globally unveil its new flagship device OnePlus 8T 5G on October 14.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Fire breaks out at Covid hospital in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Sep 21 (IANS) A fire broke out at the dedicated Sadguru Covid Hospital at Jagatpur in Odisha's Cuttack on Monday, said a fire official.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Keto diet could reduce the risk of Alzheimer's disease (Sep 21 is World Alzheimer's day)
Hyderabad, Sep 21 (IANS) Eating healthy, low calorie food could help fight the fungi in the gut and thus reduce the risk of dementia among senior citizens, doctors said, citing a new study done in the US that revealed that the diet has a direct connection with Alzheimer's disease.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
ICC launches merchandise licensing partner tender process
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday launched the tender process for the appointment of both a host country merchandise licensing partner and an online merchandise licensing partner for the T20 World Cup 2021 and the World Cup 2023. Both the events are slated to be hosted in India.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Don't treat us as political football, TikTok tells Australian panel
Sydney, Sep 21 (IANS) Short video-sharing platform TikTok, which has just got some reprieve in the US market after a deal with Oracle and Walmart, told an Australian Senate committee in its written submission that it accepts the scrutiny and embraces the challenge of providing more transparency and accountability.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Australia,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
CIBA's bacteria-eating virus tech now available to shrimp farms
Chennai, Sep 21 (IANS) The ICAR-Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture (CIBA) on Monday said it has transferred its technology to make bacteriophages, or viruses that eat bacteria, to control bacterial diseases in shrimp hatcheries.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Science/Tech,Technology
SAD leaders meet Prez, urge to withhold assent to farm Bills
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A delegation of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), an NDA ally, on Monday evening met President Ram Nath Kovind and urged him to withhold assent to the contentious farm Bills passed by both Houses of Parliament.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IPL: Kohli 'all-time great player', will not struggle, says Styris
Dubai, Sep 21 (IANS) Virat Kohli is an all-time great player and will not struggle when he takes the field after a long Covid-19 induced hiatus in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League, feels former New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris.
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Will neither underestimate nor overestimate any team, says Garhwal FC coach
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The 2020-21 Indian football season is set to begin with the I-League Qualifier 2020 simultaneously in Kolkata and Kalyani which will feature five teams facing each other to determine who gets a direct entry into the 2020-21 edition of the I-League.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Travel bug hits people, digital skills to boost recovery: Google
San Francisco, Sep 21 (IANS) After living months in isolation during the pandemic, the travel bug has hit millions of people and according to Google, 45 per cent of the top 100 questions related to travel in Search focused on the impact of Covid-19 and the desire to travel as safely and as soon as possible.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
NCB to summon Sara, Shraddha for questioning in Sushant case
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Widening its probe into the drugs angle in the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) will summon Bollywood actors Sara Ali Khan and Shraddha Kapoor for questioning.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Akshay Kumar, 'Bellbottom' unit work double shift in Scotland
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar decided to bend his rule of 18 years, and gave extra hours for the shoot of his upcoming film, Bellbottom. Akshay had been strictly following an eight-hour work schedule all these years.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Karnataka BJP MLA in ugly spat with minister
Bengaluru, Sep 21 (IANS) The Karnataka Assembly was witness to an exchange of 'harsh' words between BJP MLA Belli Prakash who sought to question Municipal Administration Minister K.C. Narayan Gowda on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Centre to SC: Digital media completely uncontrolled, courts should make rules for it first
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) In the Sudarshan News controversy, the Centre has reiterated that there is no need for the Supreme Court to embark on an exercise to lay down guidelines for print and electronic media in the backdrop of the existing codes and their self-regulatory mechanism, instead it should begin the exercise on issues in the context of digital media.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
Chandan Roy Sanyal visits Irrfan's grave
Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANS) Actor Chandan Roy Sanyal visited actor Irrfan Khans resting place in the city, and says that he took a piece of his former co-star back along with his blessings.
2020-09-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
IPL: Delhi Capitals reinvent virtual fan engagement
Dubai/New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Delhi Capitals have announced an array of virtual fan engagement initiatives for their official fan club - 'the DC Toli', which went live with their opening game against Kings XI Punjab on Sunday in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2020-09-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Spider venom may work as painkiller for irritable bowel syndrome
Sydney, Sep 21 (IANS) The venom from one of the largest spiders in the world may bring the hope to ease the gut pain suffered by millions of people with the irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), Australian researchers revealed on Monday.
2020-09-21
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine