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'No jobs in state': Tejashwi hits out at Nitish over J&K killings
Patna, Oct 17 (IANS) In wake of two more labourers from Bihar being killed in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav blamed the Nitish Kumar government, saying it was unable to provide jobs in the state.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Newcastle v Spurs match stopped for 40 minutes for medical emergency
Newcastle, Oct 17 (IANS) The English Premier League match between Newcastle United and Tottenham Hotspur was on Sunday suspended for 40 minutes after a medical emergency involving a fan in the stands.
2021-10-17
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Football
Several leaders of Assam opposition parties leaders join BJP
Guwahati, Oct 17 (IANS) A host of leaders from various opposition parties in Assam, including two elected representatives and two tea tribe leaders, on Sunday joined the ruling BJP.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
India's pluralistic culture has power to unite people: Naidu
Hyderabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said the country's pluralistic culture has the power to unite people, going beyond various social divisions.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Western Ghats Ecology report unimplemented, Jairam Ramesh on Kerala floods
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) In wake of heavy floods battering Kerala again, former Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday rued that the Western Ghats Ecology report is still unimplemented even after 10 years.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Nitish Kumar plays Muslim card ahead of Bihar by-elections
Patna, Oct 17 (IANS) Ahead of the crucial October 30 Assembly bypolls, Bihar's ruling Janata Dal-United (JD-U) on Sunday sought to woo the Muslim community as both the Tarapur and Kusheshwar Asthan constituencies have sizable numbers of Muslim voters.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Farm unions call 6-hour 'rail roko' protest on Monday
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) has announced a six-hour nationwide 'rail roko' protest on Monday, demanding immediate arrest of Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Misra Teni over the Lakhimpur violence case.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
AIADMK leader Jayakumar hits out at Sasikala for using party flag
Chennai, Oct 17 (IANS) Senior AIADMK leader and former minister D. Jayakumar on Sunday lashed out at the party's former interim General Secretary, V.K. Sasikala, saying that she does not have any moral or legal right to use the party flag or term herself a leader.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
TN Forest Department draws flak for 'firing two tranquilisers' on tiger
Chennai, Oct 17 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Forest Department has drawn flak on capturing the elusive MDT23 tiger by firing two doses of tranquiliser on the animal in a span of one hour.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Aditi T-13, while Tvesa finishes 51st in individual contest in Aramco Series
New York, Oct 17 (IANS) India's Aditi Ashok finished a modest week in Tied-13th place while Tvesa Malik was T-51 at the end of the Aramco Team Series - New York.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United States,Sports,Golf
J&K Police deny issuing any emergency advisory on non-locals
Srinagar, Oct 17 (IANS) Less than an hour after media picked up an emergency advisory on Sunday seeking non-locals be taken to the nearest security forces camps in the Kashmir Valley, in wake of killing of two more labourers from Bihar, authorities said they did not issue any such advisory.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
AAP will make MCD pro-people: Durgesh Pathak
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Time and again, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has exuded confidence that it will take the reins of Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the 2022 polls.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: India look to fine-tune preparation with warm-up matches
Dubai, Oct 17 (IANS) India would look to fine-tune their preparation for the 2021 men's T20 World Cup when they face 2016 runners-up England in their first warm-up match in Dubai on Monday. Match practice will not be an issue as the Indian players are coming after playing for their franchises in the recently-concluded IPL. It's more about finding the right combination ahead of their opening match.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Focus on Punjab, Hry only; farm fires in other states go unnoticed
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The farm fires in Punjab and Haryana hog all the limelight as they have a direct bearing on the air quality not just in Delhi-NCR but almost in entire north-west India.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
All non-local labourers in Kashmir to be brought to security force camps
Srinagar, Oct 17 (IANS) In the wake of a string of killings of civilians, especially of those from outside the state, Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday issued an emergency advisory asking all district police chiefs in the Valley to immediately shift all non-local labourers to the nearest camp of security forces.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
International Solar Alliance's fourth Assembly on Oct 20
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The fourth session of the ISA Assembly is scheduled to be held on October 20, in virtual mode.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
B'desh violence: Intel alert in all Bengal border districts
Kolkata, Oct 17 (IANS) In the wake of the communal violence in Bangladesh and considering the immersion of Durga idols followed by Fateha-Dwaz-Daham (Eid Milad un Nabi/Prophet Muhammad's birth celebration) in West Bengal, the state intelligence department has issued an alert to all the districts particularly those bordering Bangladesh and asked the authorities to sensitize the officers to avoid any kind of untoward incident.
2021-10-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Two bike riders fall off Gurugram flyover, one dead
Gurugram, Oct 17 (IANS) Two youths, returning from Delhi, fell off the flyover near Iffco Chowk on the Delhi-Jaipur Expressway after their bike rammed its wall at a high speed, police said on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mumbai records no Covid death, for first time since March 26, 2020
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Notching an achievement, Mumbai on Sunday reported zero Covid-19 deaths, for the first time since March 26, 2020, when the Covid-19 pandemic gripped the city in a big way.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Recent flash floods, landslides clear sign of climate change: VP
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said there has been an increased frequency of extreme weather events in recent times which are a clear indication of changing dynamics of the climate.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
PM Modi speaks to Kerala CM on flood situation
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan over the deaths and devastation caused due to the landslide following incessant rains in the state.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Celebrations in Manipur for renaming Andman's Mount Harriet Park
Imphal, Oct 17 (IANS) Manipur on Sunday organised mass celebrations across the state to show gratitude to the Centre for renaming the Andaman and Nicobar Islands' 'Mount Harriet', where Manipur's Maharaja Kulchandra Dhwaj Singh and 22 other freedom fighters were imprisoned, as 'Mount Manipur' in their honour.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Manipur,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Govt undertakes targeted release of onions to keep prices in check
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The government on Sunday said it is carrying out "calibrated and targeted release" of onion stocks from its buffer for moderating rising prices.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Gang beat Bengaluru man to death, come with body to police station
Bengaluru, Oct 17 (IANS) Four persons beat a 24-year-old man to death in Bengaluru and brought his body to a police station early on Sunday as they gave themselves up, police said.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress won't revive by flagging party issues on roads: Raghu Sharma
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Rajasthan Health Minister Raghu Sharma, who has been made Congress in-charge of Gujarat, Diu and Daman, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, said that the grand-old party will not get strengthened by raking up issues on roads or press conferences.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
K'taka lifts curbs at MM Hills pilgrimage centre
Chamarajanagar (Karnataka), Oct 17 (IANS) After successfully conducting Dasara festivities in Mysuru, the Karnataka government on Sunday lifted the restrictions imposed at Male Mahadeshwaraswamy temple at MM Hills in Chamarajanagar district, one of the major pilgrimage centre in Karnataka.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Flood-affected Kerala to witness rains for 3-4 days more: IMD
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) There were extreme floods in at least three districts of Kerala, heavy to very heavy rainfall in eastern states, and moderate to heavy rainfall in several states of northwest India on Sunday with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicting continuation of rainfall for next 3-4 days at least.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Mumbai records zero Covid deaths, for first time in 20 months
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) Notching an achievement, Mumbai on Sunday reported zero Covid-19 deaths, for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic gripped the city around 20 months ago in March 2020.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
5.0 magnitude quake hits Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia
Beijing, Oct 17 (IANS) An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.0 on the Richter scale jolted 160 km south of Severo-Kuril'sk, Russia at 12.05 GMT on Sunday, the US Geological Survey said.
2021-10-17
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
2 labourers from Bihar killed, another injured in J&K's Kulgam
Srinagar, Oct 17 (IANS) Two non-local labourers were killed and another critically injured by militants on Sunday in J&K's Kulgam district, police said.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Ethiopian, Kenyan runners win Amsterdam Marathon in course records
The Hague (Netherlands), Oct 17 (IANS) Ethiopian Tamira Tola and Kenyan Angela Tanui grabbed victories in the 45th Amsterdam Marathon on Sunday with course records in the men's and women's race respectively.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Netherlands,Sports,Athletics
'Halloween Kills' proves to be a box-office killer in North America
Los Angeles, Oct 17 (IANS) 'Halloween Kills', David Gordon Green's slasher film starring Jamie Lee Curtis, is headed for the biggest pandemic-era earnings figure recorded by a horror flick or a movie opening simultaneously on the big screen and a streaming service.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Asia's race to stock up on Covid pill could see a repeat of vaccine grab
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Countries in Asia Pacific are rushing to place orders for the latest weapon against Covid 19 -- an antiviral pill that isn't even authorized for use yet, CNN reported.
2021-10-17
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Punjab CM launches scheme to confer proprietary rights
Chandigarh, Oct 17 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Channi on Sunday launched 'Mera Ghar Mere Naam' scheme to confer proprietary rights on the people living in the houses within the 'Lal Lakir' of villages and the cities.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Buddhist circuit train draws attention through classic spiritual journeys
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The recently re-introduced Buddhist Circuit Train, which traverses through various pilgrimage sites of Buddhism and gives a peak to places like Sarnath, Gaya, Kushinagar, and Rajgir where Lord Buddha spent a great part of his life, is drawing the attention of spiritual seekers and travel lovers.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Body of second pilot recovered from Ranjit Sagar Lake
Jammu, Oct 17 (IANS) The body of the second pilot killed in a helicopter crash on August 3 was on Sunday recovered from the Ranjit Sagar Lake on the borders of J&K and Punjab, a defence statement said.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
T20 World Cup: I'm actually pretty optimistic about Australia's chances, says Hussey
Dubai, Oct 17 (IANS) Former Australia batter Mike Hussey is optimistic about his country's chances at the men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman. Despite Australia not winning a T20I series since February 2020 and losing the series to England, India, New Zealand, West Indies, and Bangladesh, Hussey feels that Australia can do well if they adapt to the UAE conditions.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Nominations filed on behalf of KCR for TRS president's post
Hyderabad, Oct 17 (IANS) Senior leaders of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Sunday filed nominations on behalf of Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao for the election of party president.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
AAP leaders depicted as 'snakes' in Delhi BJP's 'Snakes & Ladder' game
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) The Delhi unit of the BJP on Sunday distributed a Snake and Ladder game, to the children of Kusumpur Pahadi, Jai Hind camp and JJ Bandhu camp in the national capital, that depicted Aam Aadmi Party leaders as snakes.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Maha BJP jolted ahead of bypoll as ex-state VP, ex-MLA join Congress
Mumbai, Oct 17 (IANS) In jolt to the Bharatiya Janata Party, its former Maharashtra unit Vice President Bhaskarrao Patil-Khatgaonkar and former legislator Omprakash A. Pokarna on Sunday announced their return to the Congress fold.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
IOC supports concerns over FIFA's plans for biennial World Cup
Lausanne (Switzerland), Oct 17 (IANS) The international football federation, FIFA's plans to hold its flagship Men's World Cup every two years has raised heckles in the clubs' circuit. The plan to switch the Men's World Cup from a quadrennial schedule to a biennial is now causing concerns among other international federations too.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Other Sports
Warning in China of twindemic of Covid combined with influenza in winter
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) China's National Health Commission has warned of a potential "twindemic" this winter and it stresses influenza prevention as flu activity in the southern provinces has increased since September with the flu season approaching and the remaining high risk of imported Covid-19 infections, Global Times reported.
2021-10-17
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
As 'Noeasy' joins K-pop pantheon, industry records all-time high sales
Seoul, Oct 17 (IANS) The Korean pop culture market has suffered a heavy blow from the protracted COVID-19 pandemic, but the K-pop industry remains less affected thanks to the strongest sales of physical albums in a decade.
2021-10-17
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz
India will launch industry-led policies in space sector: ISRO chief
Dubai, Oct 17 (IANS) India is revising its existing policies and is also in the process of bringing in new ones to increase industry participation in the space sector, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Dr K. Sivan said on Sunday.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Business/Economy,Technology,Politics
Govt open to setting up a HC bench in western UP, says Union Minister Baghel
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Law and Justice, S.P. Singh Baghel is confident of the BJP sweeping back to power in the upcoming UP elections, while dismissing the opposition's chances and its claims of lawlessness in the country's most populous state.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Al-Shabab commander surrenders to Somali army
Mogadishu, Oct 17 (IANS) An Al-Shabab commander surrendered to the Somali National Army (SNA) on Sunday in Wajid town in Bakool region, Southwest Somalia.
2021-10-17
Category: International, Somalia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Terrorism
Musk renews vow to 'extend life to Mars' as personal fortune keeps growing
San Francisco, Oct 17 (IANS) Following a huge growth in his personal fortune, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has renewed his promise to "extend life to Mars".
2021-10-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
This World Cup squad has been a goal for two years: Livingstone
Dubai, Oct 17 (IANS) England all-rounder Liam Livingstone said that getting into the squad for the men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman had been a goal for two years. He added that for achieving this goal, he went to every T20 franchise competition for learning and improving his game in the format.
2021-10-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Mob forces Bhopal woman to remove burqa, shows viral video
Bhopal, Oct 17 (IANS) A young woman travelling on a scooty in Bhopal was forced to remove her burqa, as per a video going viral on social media.
2021-10-17
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Punjab-origin British MP mourns killing of Sir David Amess
Chandigarh, Oct 17 (IANS) Punjab-origin British Labour Party MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi on Sunday expressed sadness at the tragic killing of the Conservative counterpart Sir David Amess, who last week led a cross-party Parliamentary delegation to Qatar.
2021-10-17
Category: International, India,Politics