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AAP announces 22 candidates for Haryana polls
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday announced the name of 22 candidates for the October 21 Assembly elections in Haryana.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Democrat 2020 candidates turn up for Iowa Steak Fry
Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) Democratic Party candidates for the 2020 US presidential election gathered for the Polk County Steak Fry event in the state of Iowa.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
26 killed in Pakistan road accident
Islamabad, Sep 22 (IANS) At least 26 people were killed and a dozen others were injured in a passenger bus accident on in Pakistan's Gilgit-Baltistan region on Sunday, police said.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Parties in a fix over UP's Tundla Assembly bypoll
Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) Political parties in Uttar Pradesh are in confusion since the announcement of Assembly bypoll dates by the Election Commission on Saturday. The state's Tundla Assembly segment in Firozabad district does not figure in the list of constituencies scheduled to go for bypolls on October 21.
2019-09-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Nobel summit ends with call to respect human coexistence
Merida (Mexico), Sep 22 (IANS) The 17th World Summit of Nobel Peace Laureates has ended here with a call for ensuring human coexistence with mutual respect, and committing to prevent a further deterioration of our planet.
2019-09-22
Category: International, Spain,Politics
Greta Thunberg seek UN action against climate change
New York, Sep 22 (IANS) Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, and three other young environment crusaders have sought UN action against climate change and asked for a world without toxic emissions.
2019-09-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
People fed up with Khattar govt in Haryana: Tanwar
Chandigarh, Sep 21 (IANS) Former Haryana Congress chief Ashok Tanwar on Saturday welcomed the Election Commission's decision announcing the Assembly election schedule for the state and said that the people are fed up with the non-performance of the Manohar Lal Khattar-led government in the state.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
UP mulls replacing Mulayam's Merc SUV with Toyota Prado
Lucknow, Sep 21 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav will now have to get his Mercedes SUV, allotted to him by the state government, replaced as the cost of repair is too high, officials said on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
AAP holds 'day of betrayal', protest at BJP office
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) organised 'Dhoka Divas' (day of betrayal) against the Bharatiya Janata Party for not keeping its word on unauthorised colonies, and staged a protest outside the BJP headquarters, here on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UP CM blames Delhi for Agra's woes
Agra, Sep 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday blamed the Delhi government for dragging its feet on Yamuna cleaning.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Court rejects Rajeev Kumar's anticipatory bail plea
Kolkata, Sep 21 (IANS) In a fresh setback for senior IPS officer Rajeev Kumar, who is being hunted by the CBI in connection with the Saradha ponzi scam probe, a district and sessions court on Saturday rejected his anticipatory bail plea.
2019-09-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Goa opposition demands CBI probe over bad roads
Panaji, Sep 21 (IANS) The opposition in Goa on Saturday demanded a CBI and vigilance department probe into the monies spent on building and maintenance of roads in the state, which have come under criticism during the monsoon season for being pothole-ridden and in poor shape.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
J&K detenues' health being monitored: DGP Prisons
Srinagar, Sep 21 (IANS) The Director General of Police, Prisons Department Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday said it is constantly monitoring the health condition of the detenues.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
US Senator to Modi: Ensure return of Pandits to Kashmir
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) An American senator has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi pitching for repatriation of the "violently displaced" Kashmiri Pandit community and asked him to work with them to ensure their voices are heard.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Why SIT booked Chinmayanand under 376C, not 376 (IANS EXCLUSIVE)
Shahjahanpur, Sep 21 (IANS) It was only after careful deliberation that the Special Investigation Team, probing sexual assault allegations against UP BJP leader Chinmayanand, decided to charge him under section 376C (sexual intercourse by a person in authority) of the IPC instead of section 376 amounting to rape.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Brexit, climate change on Johnson's UNGA agenda
London, Sep 21 (IANS) Brexit, climate change and instability in the Middle East will be on the agenda when British Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets other world leaders on the sidelines of the 74th UN General Assembly (UNGA) session in New York next week.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Rare anti-govt protests take place in Egypt
Cairo, Sep 21 (IANS) Rare anti-government protests broke out across Egypt against President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi, demanding his resignation, media reports said on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Storming of Area 51 to 'see aliens' fails to materialise
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Fears that thousands of people could storm Area 51 "to see aliens" were unfounded, with just several dozen arriving at the secretive US military base in the state of Nevada, a media report said on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Congress appoints ex-journalist as spokesperson
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday appointed Supriya Shrinate, a former Delhi-based journalist and daughter of late Uttar Pradesh MP Harsh Vardhan, as the party spokesperson.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Trump doesn't foresee China trade deal before 2020
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has said that he does not foresee a "complete" trade agreement with China before the 2020 presidential election.
2019-09-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
MHA announces Sardar Patel Award for national integration
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Union Home Ministry on Friday announced the Sardar Patel National Unity Award, a new honour on the pattern of Padma awards for individuals or institutions for notable contributions towards the cause of national unity and integrity.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kumar files anticipatory bail plea as CBI hunts for him
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) The CBI continued its raids in the city and a neighbouring district looking for elusive senior IPS officer Rajeev Kumar, who on Friday filed an anticipatory bail plea in a lower court here.
2019-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Mamata accuses BJP, CPM of creating panic on NRC
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday accused the BJP's local leaders and those of the CPI-M of creating panic through a "misinformation campaign" on the National Register of Citizens (NRC).
2019-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Bengal govt to punish those who assaulted JU students
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Trinamool Congress secretary general and West Bengal Education Minister Partha Chatterjee on Friday said the state government will take punitive action against those who assaulted Jadavpur University students and vandalised the campus on Thursday.
2019-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Modi, Mongolian Prez unveil Buddha statue in Ulaanbaatar
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga on Friday jointly unveiled through video conferencing a statue of the Buddha and his two disciples installed at the historic Gandan Tegchenling Monastery in Mongolia's capital Ulaanbaatar, said the Ministry of External Affairs.
2019-09-20
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Politics
GST Council pays homage to Arun Jaitley
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) Members attending the 37th Goods and Services Tax Council meeting here on Friday, paid their respects to later former Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Congress' UP leader issued notice for criticising Akhilesh
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) In a sign of fresh bonhomie brewing between the Congress and Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra, the Congress has acted against its UP state unit Vice President Motiur Rahman 'Babloo' for criticising SP chief Akhilesh Yadav.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
NIA to investigate Punjab blast case
Chandigarh, Sep 20 (IANS) The Centre on Friday accepted Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh government's recommendation to hand over the September 5 Tarn Taran blast case to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), in view of its national and international ramifications and suspected links of the accused with the Pakistan-backed Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) group.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Congress terms FM package an economic disaster
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Congress has termed the financial package of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman an economic and political disaster.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IPS officer Rajeev Kumar files anticipatory bail plea
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) Senior IPS officer Rajeev Kumar, who has been eluding the CBI despite receiving multiple notices for appearing before the agency in connection with the Saradha ponzi scam probe, on Friday filed an anticipatory bail plea in a lower court here.
2019-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
GST relief for FIFA under-17 Women's WC 2020
Panaji, Sep 20 (IANS) The 37th Goods and Services Council on Friday proposed that the upcoming FIFA under-17 Women's World Cup be exempted from service tax, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Friday.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Politics
Italy set to join European military intervention force
Rome, Sep 20 (IANS/AKI) Italy announced it plans to join a European military force that will react rapidly to crises near the continent's borders - a sign of the new left-leaning government's warmer ties with the European Union.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Italy,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Hats off to Sitharaman for tax cut: Mazumdar-Shaw
Bengaluru, Sep 20 (IANS) Biocon chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw on Friday complimented Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman for the corporate tax rate cut, a day after a Twitter spat with her over the ban on e-cigarettes.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Dhoni's wife questions daily Ranchi power cuts
Ranchi, Sep 20 (IANS) Former Indian captain and Ranchi boy Mahendra Singh Dhoni's wife on Friday questioned the 4-7 hours of power cuts in the state capital every day.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Govt conspiracy to defame Chidambaram, Congress: Ramesh
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Defending party colleague and former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in the INX Media case, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Friday alleged that the cases against him are political vendetta.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
The making, unmaking, making and more of Boris Johnson (Book Review)
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) It is almost two months that Boris Johnson has been the Prime Minister of Britain. But what was his career like in the initial years of politics and how did he rise in the Conservative Party? These details have been penned down by a veteran journalist Andrew W Gimson in a book.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
JD(U)leader Vashishtha re-elected Bihar party president
Patna, Sep 20 (IANS) Veteran JD (U) leader Vashishtha Narayan Singh was on Friday re-elected the state party president, unopposed for the fourth consecutive term.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Babul row: BJP leader threatens leftist "mercenaries"
Kolkata, Sep 20 (IANS) A senior BJP leader in West Bengal on Friday threatened to beat up the leftist "mercenaries" who assaulted union minister Babul Supriyo in Jadavpur University and said he would have been happier had the attackers been roughed up on Thursday itself.
2019-09-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Chinmayanand arrested, neither ties nor tricks helped
Shahjahanpur, Sep 20 (IANS) Neither his close ties with the Uttar Pradesh ruling establishment nor his attempts to play the victim could save Swami Chinmayanand alias Krishna Pal Singh, former Union minister and heavyweight BJP leader, who was arrested on Friday morning from his Mumukshu Ashram here by the Special Investigating Team (SIT).
2019-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
1 killed in Washington D.C. shooting (2nd Lead)
Washington, Sep 20 (IANS) At least one person was killed and five others were injured in a shooting that took place about 3 km from the White House here, police said.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Modi to convey India's vision via unprecedented level of diplomacy at UN
United Nations, Sep 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his team of ministers will swoop through the United Nations next week in a whirlwind of unprecedented high global diplomacy, as he will articulate his vision of India's place in the world, said India's Permanent Representative at the UN Syed Akbaruddin.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Australia, Pacific students launch global climate change protests
Canberra, Sep 20 (IANS) Tens of thousands of students in Australia and South Pacific island nations staged protests on Friday calling for urgent action on climate change ahead of the UN climate summit.
2019-09-20
Category: International, Australia,Politics
They may stoop low, we soar high: Akbaruddin on countering Pak
United Nations, Sep 20 (IANS) "They may stoop low, we soar high," will be New Delhi's strategy to counter Pakistan's propaganda at the UN General Assembly's high-level meetings next week, India's Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin has said.
2019-09-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Rape accused BJP leader Chinmayanand from UP ashram
Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 20 (IANS) Former Union minister and senior BJP leader Chinmayanand was arrested on Friday morning from his Mumukshu Ashram here by the Special Investigating team (SIT) probing the rape charges against him.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Delhi is first state to have 95 pc CNG-powered industries'
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) About 95 per cent of the oil-driven industry in Delhi has been shifted its operations to CNG, making the national capital first city to do so, according to a report submitted by the Delhi Dialogue Commission to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
2019-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
EU must fund migrant repatriations, says Italian President
Rome, Sep 19 (IANS/AKI) The European Union should shoulder the cost of sending back migrants to the bloc and needs "an automatic redistribution mechanism" to ease the burden on arrival states, Italy's President Sergio Mattarella said on Thursday.
2019-09-19
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Tharoor repeats: 'Don't criticise Modi for everything'
Jaipur, Sep 19 (IANS) Speaking at an event here on Thursday, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor reiterated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should not be "criticised over everything," but he also asked Congressmen to engage in constructive criticism.
2019-09-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Delhi govt plans online portal for scholarship scheme
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) After extending the benefits of the Jay Bhim Mukhyamantri Pratibha Vikas Yojana to all students, the Delhi government is planning to launch an online portal for it.
2019-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Rajasthan Congress divided over induction of BSP MLAs
Jaipur, Sep 19 (IANS) The Congress is facing a tough challenge of containing infighting in the Rajasthan unit, with the latest bone of contention being the induction of six Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLAs into the party.
2019-09-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Punjabi Academy to publish booklet on Guru Nanak
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Punjabi Academy of the Delhi government will release a 35-page booklet in Punjabi, Hindi and English on the life and teachings of Guru Nanak on the occasion of his 550th birth anniversary.
2019-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion