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Palmeiras move closer to Brazilian Serie A title
Sao Paulo, Nov 15 (IANS) Former Brazil international midfielder Felipe Melo struck a superb second-half goal as Palmeiras extended their lead at the top of the Brazilian Serie A standings with a 3-0 victory over Fluminense.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Shuttler Srikanth in Hong Kong Open quarters
Kowloon (Hong Kong), Nov 15 (IANS) Shuttler Kidambi Srikanth defeated his compatriot H.S Prannoy in an all-Indian men's singles clash to enter the quarter-final of the Hong Kong open tournament here on Thursday.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Hong Kong,Sports,Badminton
Paytm rolls out women exclusive 'Social Community Platform'
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Paytm's domestic parent company One97 Communications on Thursday introduced a "Social Community Platform" exclusively for women as an interactive social feed, in partnership with an online womens community -- "Sheroes".
2018-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Indian student dies of flu in Dubai
Dubai, Nov 15 (IANS) A 17-year-old Indian girl studying in a Dubai school has died after contracting flu, making it the second such death in two weeks, authorities said.
2018-11-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Education,Health/Medicine
Instagram's new feature to track users' time spent on the app
San Francisco, Nov 15 (IANS) Facebook-owned photo-messaging app Instagram is now rolling out its own "Your Activity" feature that would track how much time users spend on the app.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Business/Economy
EU leaders to discuss UK draft Brexit deal
Brussels, Nov 15 (IANS) The European Union (EU) will hold an extraordinary leaders' summit on Brexit on November 25, President of the European Commission Donald Tusk said on Thursday.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Belgium,Politics,Diplomacy
Pa. Ranjith excited to tell Birsa Munda's story
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) "Kabali" director Pa. Ranjith is excited to trace the life of freedom fighter Birsa Munda on the big screen and says the film will appeal to Indian as well as international audiences.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
MeToo: Maneka writes to Rathore on AIR sexual harassment cases
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi has asked the Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore to probe the sexual harassment cases from the All India Radio (AIR) stations across the country.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Monkeys kill woman in Agra
Agra, Nov 15 (IANS) A 59-year-old woman died in the outskirts of Agra city after she was attacked by a group of monkeys, police said on Thursday.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Migrants can only arrive by plane: Italy
Rome, Nov 15 (IANS/AKI) Italy will only allow refugees and asylum seekers to enter Italy by plane, not on human trafficking boats, Italy's anti-migrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has said.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
How to tackle pre-wedding blues
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) As most brides-to-be aspire for a fairytale wedding, they often neglect the stress and anxiety that comes along with it. Don't get too consumed and do take care of your mental health, experts suggest.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Bohemian Rhapsody': A sugar-coated memento (IANS Review, Rating: ***)
Film: "Bohemian Rhapsody"; Director: Bryan Singer; Cast: Rami Malek, Lucy Boynton, Gwilym Lee, Ben Hardy, Joseph Mazzello, Aidan Gillen, Allen Leech, Tom Hollander and Mike Myers; Rating: ***
2018-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,National,IANS Life
Lakhs of towels, bedhseets missing from AC coaches - passengers are suspects
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Affluent AC passengers are the prime suspects as over 21 lakh towels, bedsheets, blankets and other items went missing from air-conditioned coaches during 2017-18 an official said.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Two held with AKs were militant associates
Jammu, Nov 15 (IANS) Police said on Thursday that two persons arrested a day ago in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district were tasked to ferry weapons for militants.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
10 lifts zoom tourists to Statue of Unity viewing gallery
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) The Mumbai-based vertical transport solutions provider Otis India has installed 10 large lifts to zoom tourists onto the viewing gallery of the Statue of Unity, inaugurated recently in Gujarat, an official said here on Thursday.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy
GSAT-29 communication satellite orbit raised
Chennai, Nov 15 (IANS) India's latest communication satellite GSAT-29's orbit was successfully raised on Thursday by firing its motors for 4,875 seconds, said the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
2018-11-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Pezzella to miss Argentina football friendlies
Buenos Aires, Nov 15 (IANS) Argentina centre-back German Pezzella has been ruled out of the Albiceleste's upcoming friendlies against Mexico with a leg injury.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
I often wonder if I'll be employed again: Eddie Redmayne (IANS Interview)
Los Angeles, Nov 15 (IANS) Eddie Redmayne is having a successful run in Hollywood, but there are days when he wonders if he will get employed again. The Oscar-winning actor says he still remembers all the rejections that he faced and that is what keeps him grounded.
2018-11-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,National,IANS Life
Sensex gains 230 points, Nifty above 10,600
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Broadly positive global cues and a recovery in the domestic currency pushed the key equity indices in the green as Sensex gained over 225 points and Nifty traded above the 10,600 mark during the afternoon session of the trade on Thursday.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
India reaffirms maritime cooperation with Asean
Singapore, Nov 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday reaffirmed India's cooperation in the maritime domain during a India-Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) Breakfast Summit here.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Singapore,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Haptik partners with Leena AI to expand domain in bot solutions
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Haptik, an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based chatbot platform, on Thursday announced a strategic partnership with domestic employee-facing conversational AI platform Leena AI to offer enterprises a one-stop-shop for all types of bot solutions.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Australian Open Golf meet tees off in wild and windy day
Sydney, Nov 15 (IANS) A part time Uber driver upstaged the field early on day one of the Australian Open here on Thursday. However, a late eagle by South Korea's An Byeong Hun fired the former teenage prodigy to the top slot.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Golf
Election Commission replaces Mizoram's CEO after protests
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The Election Commission on Thursday replaced Mizoram's Chief Electoral Officer S.B. Shashank after local groups demanded his removal and appointed Ashish Kundra, a 1996 batch IAS officer, as the new CEO ahead of the November 28 elections.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Duterte skipped Asean meetings to take 'power naps'
Singapore, Nov 15 (IANS) Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte missed several meetings at the Asean summit because he was taking "power naps", the presidential office said on Thursday.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Singapore,Politics,Diplomacy
Morocco to launch new satellite
Rabat, Nov 15 (IANS) Morocco will launch a new satellite Mohammed VI-B on November 21, according to a report by Moroccan news agency MAP.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Malta,Science/Tech,Technology
US, Germany, Canada and Spain debut with wins at U-17 Women's football World Cup
Montevideo, Nov 15 (IANS) The United States, Germany, Canada and Spain debuted with wins at the U-17 Women's football World Cup in Uruguay.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Uruguay,Sports,Football
Pinto returns for 3rd stint as coach of Colombia's Millonarios
Bogota, Nov 15 (IANS) Veteran Colombia coach Jorge Luis Pinto said he turned down offers from abroad to return to Millonarios, where he began his coaching career 34 years ago, because of the winning tradition of the Bogota club.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Colombia,Sports,Football
Indian cinema hardly acknowledges women as sexual beings: Rasika
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Actress Rasika Dugal says there's hardly an acknowledgement of women as sexual beings in Hindi cinema and hopes for more nuanced characters for them in films.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kanye didn't know Trump's policies: Kim Kardashian
Los Angeles, Nov 15 (IANS) Reality TV personality Kim Kardashian West, who feels her rapper-husband Kanye West is "very misunderstood", says he liked US president Donald Trump's personality but was unaware of his policies.
2018-11-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
Through exhibits, Indian artist recollects a 'foreign' France
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Interactions with an unfamiliar land, nudging reminders of a 'different' space and time and an interplay between word and images melt together in artist Aishwarya Sultania's solo show here that kicked off on Thursday as part of an Indo-French art series.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
SRK, Rahman meet Twitter CEO
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan and Oscar-winning music composer A.R. Rahman met Twitter CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey, with Rahman calling it an "inspiring" meeting.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Technology
Social circles pose more risks online than strangers: Microsoft study
San Francisco, Nov 15 (IANS) While strangers pose the majority of threats online, a new study from tech giant Microsoft says people are now at more risk of being bullied, getting unwanted contact and receiving unwelcome sexual images and messages from immediate family and social circles.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
HC orders status quo on Herald House
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) In a relief to the Associated Journals Ltd (AJL), the Delhi High Court in an interim direction on Thursday ordered that status quo should be maintained until November 22 at the Herald House here from where the National Herald is published.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics
Cilic beats Isner, gets first victory at ATP Finals
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Croatian Marin Cilic beat American John Isner, coming from a set down, and achieved his first victory at the ATP Finals in London.
2018-11-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Qatar stuns Switzerland with 1-0 win in friendly
Lugano, Nov 15 (IANS) Qatar's national team beat Switzerland 1-0 here as the Swiss were punished for their significant lack of aim, four days ahead of their decisive clash with Belgium to qualify for the next round in the Nations League.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Football
Lily James, Armie Hammer in new adaptation of 'Rebecca'
Los Angeles, Nov 15 (IANS) Actors Lily James and Armie Hammer will star in the new adaption of "Rebecca", Daphne du Maurier's 1938 gothic thriller.
2018-11-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Key to results is consistency: Ali Fazal
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Actor Ali Fazal, who underwent physique change to suit a gangster's look in "Mirzapur", says the key to positive results is consistency.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Injured leopard dead in Agra
Agra, Nov 15 (IANS) An injured leopard rescued from near the Agra Fort area two days ago has died.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Xiaomi leads India market in Q3, smartphone prices to grow: IDC
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi shipped 11.7 million units and became the top brand in the Indian market with 27.3 per cent share in the third quarter this year, with Samsung at second spot, the International Data Corporation (IDC) said on Thursday.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Shreya Ghoshal sings for web series
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Bollywood singer Shreya Ghoshal, who has lent her voice to some memorable film songs, has now sung for a web series. She says it was an exciting opportunity and she had a wonderful time.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UP's Dudhwa National Park opens
Lucknow, Nov 15 (IANS) The Dudhwa National Park in Uttar Pradesh opened on Thursday after a six-month break, an official said.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Five injured in J&K cylinder blast
Jammu, Nov 15 (IANS) Five people were injured on Thursday in a cylinder blast inside a hydropower project in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district, police said.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
I love my fans: Stan Lee's last message
Los Angeles, Nov 15 (IANS) After the demise of comic book legend Stan Lee, his social media handlers shared an emotional video clip which has Lee's final message to his fans.
2018-11-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Kathua victim's family drops lawyer Deepika Rajawat
Jammu, Nov 15 (IANS) The family of the eight-year-old Kathua rape and murder victim has decided to drop their lawyer Deepika Rajawat as she has barely been available at the court hearings, the victim's father has said.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Producers Guild of India implements guidelines against sexual harassment
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) All Indian film production houses are bound to implement and enforce the 'The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act 2013 (PoSH), the Producers Guild of India (PGI) declared on Thursday.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India to add 14 lakh IT jobs in New-Age technologies by 2027: Cisco study
Bengaluru, Nov 15 (IANS) Driven by demand for a skilled workforce in emerging technologies such as cyber security, Internet of things (IoT) and Big Data, India will generate over 14 lakh new IT jobs by 2027, a Cisco-led study said on Thursday.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy,Education
Cold 'super-Earth' exoplanet discovered orbiting nearby star
London, Nov 15 (IANS) An international team of researchers have discovered a cold super-Earth exoplanet orbiting around the red dwarf Barnard -- the second closest star system to Earth.
2018-11-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Google to let users connect with businesses within Maps
San Francisco, Nov 15 (IANS) Google is rolling out a capability on Maps that would let users connect with business profiles in the nearby locations, helping them with the opportunity to ask questions while looking for things to do and places to go or shop.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Trump's political agenda distressing but no intention of running for office, says Michelle Obama in her memoir
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Former US First Lady, Michelle Obama is distressed by the "behaviour and political agenda" of US President Donald Trump but has "no intention of running for office", she has stated in her just published memoir.
2018-11-15
Category: International, India,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Politics,IANS Life
Trump picks handbag designer for South Africa envoy post
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has nominated a handbag designer to be the next American ambassador to South Africa.
2018-11-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
As India fails to clean up its air, China is winning war on pollution
Beijing, Nov 15 (IANS) While New Delhi and other Indian cities choke amid worsening air conditions and half-hearted government measures, neighbouring China -- the world's largest polluter -- is slowly winning its war against pollution.
2018-11-15
Category: International, China,Environment/Wildlife
41% rise in renewable energy sourced by companies: RE100 report
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) A dramatic upsurge in demand for renewable energy from ambitious multinational companies was now shifting markets away from fossil fuels in more than 140 markets worldwide, a RE100 report said on Thursday.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Bangladesh ready to begin Rohingya repatriation process
Dhaka, Nov 15 (IANS) Bangladesh confirmed on Thursday that it was ready to begin the repatriation process of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar as scheduled.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
YouTube Premium service expands to 7 new countries
San Francisco, Nov 15 (IANS) YouTube Premium, the paid streaming subscription service and YouTube Music Premium is being rolled out to seven new countries, taking the services to 25 and 21 global markets, respectively.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy,Cinema/Showbiz
Delhi fashion designer found dead
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) A fashion designer and her help were found dead in a south Delhi boutique, police said on Thursday, adding three persons have been detained.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Snowfall in Uttarakhand
Dehradun, Nov 15 (IANS) The hills of Uttarakhand has received snowfall with light rains reported in some parts of the state in the past 24 hours, weather officials said on Thursday
2018-11-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Tiger found dead in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Nov 15 (IANS) Odisha's tiger re-introduction programme received a jolt as a three-year-old Royal Bengal Tiger brought from Madhya Pradesh died in the Satkosia Tiger Reserve in Angul district.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Humans are better at remembering names than faces: Study
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Do you think you are good at remembering faces, but terrible with names? According to a new research, this intuition is misleading as we are more likely to remember how a person looks like.
2018-11-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion
India-Singapore Hackathon boost to technology, youth power: Modi
Singapore, Nov 15 (IANS) Presenting awards to six winners of the first-ever India-Singapore Hackathon here on Thursday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the platform would boost technology, innovation and youth power.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Singapore,Technology,Business/Economy,Education
KIFF screens rare Indian language films
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) Giving light to the diversity of India, Kolkata International Film Festival (KIFF) is showcasing a bouquet of rare Indian Language films including Nagasmese, Lambani, Jasari, Kurbi languages for the first time.
2018-11-15
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz
New feature on Pixel phones to improve low light photography
San Francisco, Nov 15 (IANS) Google is launching a new feature to the front and rear cameras of all the three generations of their Pixel devices called -- "Night Sight" -- to produce better images when clicked in low-lighting.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
President, PM greet Jharkhand on Statehood Day
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended their greetings to the people of Jharkhand on their Statehood Day on Thursday.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cyclone Gaja to cross TN coast Thursday later
Chennai, Nov 15 (IANS) Cyclone Gaja centred over Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm and cross Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Cuddalore on Thursday evening or night, the Met said.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
US at risk of losing war with Russia, China: Report
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's new National Defense Strategy is insufficiently resourced and Washington runs the risk of a military defeat by China or Russia, according to a report by a congressionally mandated panel of bipartisan experts.
2018-11-15
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security
'Toxic' is Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Oxford Dictionaries announced that it has chosen "toxic" as its annual "Word of the Year", arguing that it was "the sheer scope of its application that has made it the standout choice".
2018-11-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Art/Culture/Books
Adil for artistic freedom of digital platforms
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Noted Assamese actor Adil Hussain is batting for artistic freedom of digital platforms after Netflix, Amazon Prime and others were sued for explicit content.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Bollywood
Misty Thursday morning in Delhi, air quality 'poor'
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) It was a misty morning in the national capital on Thursday with the minimum temperature recorded at 16.2 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average, weather office said.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Pence emphasises US commitment to Asean partnership, security
Singapore, Nov 15 (IANS) US President Mike Pence on Thursday reiterated Washington's firm commitment to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) during the bloc's annual summit here.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Singapore,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Milan Luthria to direct Ahan Shetty's debut film
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Milan Luthria has been roped in to direct the debut film of actor Suniel Shetty's son Ahan.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
KIFF 2018 exhibition reminds of 'Aparadhi', first Indian film to use artificial light
Kolkata, Nov 15 (IANS) With an array of film posters, rare photographs and interesting snippets on celluloid stalwarts, an exhibition commemorating the centenary celebration of Bengali cinema is drawing spectators from all generations here.
2018-11-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Rockwell Automation to double hiring at its Bengaluru design centre
Philadelphia, Nov 15 (IANS) Rockwell Automation will aim to double design engineers at its Bengaluru centre in the next few years, in order to meet global demand for better designed products, according to a top official of the largest global provider of industrial automation.
2018-11-15
Category: International, United States,Technology,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Twitter rolling out updated search tab for iOS users
San Francisco, Nov 15 (IANS) Twitter is rolling out an update for iOS users in the US where they can see tweets they care about the most in the search tab via new "sections".
2018-11-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Rookie officer stopped Australia's largest terror attack: Official
Canberra, Nov 15 (IANS) A newly recruited Australian woman intelligence officer had stopped one of the biggest Islamic State inspired terror attacks ahead of Christmas 2016 in Melbourne, a top spy officer said.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Australia,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India's transition to low carbon economy still short: Report
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) India's sectoral policies were still falling short of being consistent with the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement, but the country's ambitious policy on renewable electricity was a promising sign, a report said.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Manali-Narkanda gets season's 1st snowfall
Shimla, Nov 15 (IANS) There was overnight moderate snowfall in Manali and Narkanda, the season's first, a Met official said on Thursday as snow continued to elude the Himachal Pradesh capital here.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Weather likely to improve in J&K
Srinagar, Nov 15 (IANS) After fresh snowfall in the higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir in the last 24 hours, the Met office on Thursday forecast improvement in the weather conditions.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Indian, Pakistani origin authors make cut for South Asian lit prize
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Four authors of Indian origin and two of Pakistani, whose novels bring alive a spectrum of themes and emotions relevant in contemporary South Asian life were short-listed on Thursday for the US $25,000 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2018.
2018-11-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Art/Culture/Books
Employee morale hits all-time low at Facebook: Report
San Francisco, Nov 15 (IANS) The morale of employees at Facebook has hit an all-time low as the social network giant grapples with data breaches amid top-notch executives leaving the company, the media reported.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Human Interest/Society
California wildfires toll climbs to 58, over 130 missing
San Francisco, Nov 15 (IANS) The death toll from the three raging wildfires in California has increased to 58, while authorities have continued their search for more human remains and also track down 130 people who remain unaccounted for.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Key Indian equity indices open in green
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) The key Indian equity market indices on Thursday opened in green but on a flat note following a muted trend in global markets.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Nearly 2 lakh Indians studied in US in 2017-18
New York, Nov 15 (IANS) India is the second largest international reservoir for the US higher education institutions having sent 196,271 students here in the last academic year, according to latest data.
2018-11-15
Category: International, United States,Education
Google's drone delivery project set to 'take off' in Australia
Canberra, Nov 15 (IANS) Australia is set to become "the most advanced country in the world" in drone delivery when the first commercial service starts operations in 2019.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Australia,Technology,Business/Economy
Boeing withheld information on plane that crashed in Indonesia
Washington/Jakarta, Nov 15 (IANS) Boeing was facing mounting pressure over last month's Indonesia plane crash as the owner of the doomed jet joined a US pilots' group in alleging that the company failed to warn pilots about potential hazards of a new safety feature.
2018-11-15
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Cruise 'too short' to play Jack Reacher: Creator
London, Nov 15 (IANS) Action hero Jack Reacher will get a reboot for the small screen with a new actor in the lead after creator Lee Child admitted Tom Cruise, who played him in two films, is "too short".
2018-11-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
6.5-magnitude quake hits Russia's Kamchatka
Moscow, Nov 15 (IANS) A strong quake measuring 6.5 on the Richter scale hit near the Kamchatka peninsula coast on Thursday, the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences. No damages reported.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Stormy Daniels' lawyer arrested over suspected domestic violence
Los Angeles, Nov 15 (IANS) American porn star Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti has been arrested over suspected domestic violence, police said.
2018-11-15
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hima Das is Unicef-India's 1st youth ambassador
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The United Nations Children's Fund-India (Unicef-India) has appointed Asian Games gold-medalist sprinter Hima Das as the country's first ever youth ambassador.
2018-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
White House aide fired after Melania Trump row
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) The White House, has confirmed that deputy National Security Adviser Mira Ricardel was leaving her position after First Lady Melania Trump's office issued an unprecedented public statement calling for her ouster.
2018-11-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Over 600 immigrants arrested at US border in 48 hours
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) More than 600 undocumented immigrants were detained along the Arizona-Mexico border in the last 48 hours, according to the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP).
2018-11-15
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights
20 IS militants killed by US-led airstrikes in Syria
Damascus, Nov 15 (IANS) At least 20 Islamic State (IS) militants have been killed over the past 24 hours as a result of US-led airstrikes on the IS-held areas in eastern Syria, a war monitor group reported on Wednesday.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Defence/Security,Terrorism
May gets backing from cabinet for Brexit deal
London, Nov 15 (IANS) British Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Wednesday that the cabinet has given its backing to her Brexit deal.
2018-11-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Toll from California wildfires climbs to 51
San Francisco, Nov 15 (IANS) The death toll from the two massive wildfires affecting California climbed to 51 on Wednesday after another body was found in the south of the state, while more than 100 people have been reported missing in the Camp Fire, north of San Francisco.
2018-11-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Baby delivered after pregnant mother killed in London
London, Nov 15 (IANS) British doctors said on Wednesday that they have saved the life of an unborn baby after his mother was shot dead with a crossbow in her east London home.
2018-11-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Macron says no comment on Trump's tweet attack
Paris, Nov 15 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday said he had no comment to make in response to US President Donald Trump's series of tweets attacking him, arguing he preferred to hold out his diplomacy via dialogue rather than tweeting.
2018-11-15
Category: International, France,Politics,Diplomacy
Republican Kevin McCarthy to become next House minority leader
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) US House Republicans on Wednesday elected Kevin McCarthy as the House minority leader, the top Republican in the lower chamber in the new Congress starting January.
2018-11-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
May gets approval from cabinet on Brexit draft deal
London, Nov 15 (IANS) British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday that cabinet has agreed on the draft Brexit deal with European Union (EU) after impassioned debate.
2018-11-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Soni Singh joins 'Vish Ya Amrit: Sitara'
Mumbai, Nov 15 (IANS) Television actress Soni Singh has joined the ensemble cast of an upcoming supernatural show "Vish Ya Amrit: Sitara".
2018-11-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Trump admin defends White House decision to bar CNN reporter
Washington, Nov 15 (IANS) President Donald Trump's administration said on Wednesday that it has "broad discretion to regulate access to the White House for journalists" as it fends off a legal challenge from CNN over the revocation of its reporter Jim Acosta's press pass.
2018-11-15
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics
'Pihu' most heartbreaking horror take you'll ever see (Movie Review ****)
Pihu: Starring Myra, Prerna Sharma, voices of Rahul Bagga and Hrishita Bhatt; Directed by Vinod Kapri; Rating: ****(4 stars).
2018-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
4,916 children rehabilitated through 'Khoya Paya': WCD
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Women and Child Development Ministry on Wednesday said 4,916 children have been rehabilitated through the missing children track portal 'Khoya Paya' till November 8.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Human Interest/Society
Yogi among BJP leaders to ride bikes for support for party
Lucknow, Nov 14 (IANS) Senior BJP office-bearers, including Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, will be riding bikes across the state to mobilise support from each of the 80 parliamentary constituencies from Saturday, an official spokesman said on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Telangana CM is worth over Rs 20 crore, owns no car
Hyderabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister and TRS president K. Chandrashekhar Rao, who filed his nomination from Gajwel Assembly constituency on Wednesday, has declared his total assets worth over Rs 20.60 crore, but neither he nor his wife owns any vehicle.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
PKL 6: U Mumba defeat Bengaluru Bulls 32-29
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Host U Mumba continued with their brilliant run this season as they defeated Bengaluru Bulls 32-29 in an inter-zonal clash of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) at the NSCI stadium here on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Agarwal named new Ghaziabad police chief
Lucknow, Nov 14 (IANS) In a late night reshuffle on Wednesday, the Uttar Pradesh government transferred Ghaziabad district police chief Vaibhav Krishna, a home department spokesman said.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone get married in Italy
Padukone on Wednesday tied the knot as per Konkani traditions in a dreamy Lake Como setting in Italy amidst a tight circle of family and friends, culminating a six year-long love story in a 'happily ever after'.
2018-11-14
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society
Gujarat Govt to shut down PSU mired in corruption charges
Gandhinagar, Nov 14 (IANS) The Gujarat Government ere on Wednesday decided to wind up the Gujarat State Land Corporation, which had been shadowed by corruption for long.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy
SpiceJet's Q2 standalone net loss of 389 cr
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet on Wednesday reported a standalone net loss of Rs 389.37 crore for the quarter ended September 30, 2018.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Yes Bank's non-executive Chairman Ashok Chawla resigns
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Yes Bank on Wednesday said that its non-executive independent part-time Chairman Ashok Chawla has resigned with immediate effect.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
M&M's Q2 standalone net profit up 24%
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Automobile major Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M) on Wednesday reported a 23.79 per cent rise in its standalone net profit for the quarter-ended September 30, 2018-19.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ranveer Singh, Deepika Padukone get married in Italy
Padukone on Wednesday tied the knot as per Konkani traditions in a dreamy Lake Como setting in Italy amidst a tight circle of family and friends, culminating a six year-long love story in a 'happily ever after'.
2018-11-14
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society
Karnataka mining baron Reddy freed on bail in Ponzi case
Bengaluru, Nov 14 (IANS) Karnataka's mining baron Gali Janardhana Reddy was set free from the city central jail on Wednesday hours after a local court granted him bail in an alleged Ponzi-related bribery case.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hidden in juice packs, Punjab police recover 4 kg heroin
Chandigarh, Nov 14 (IANS) Punjab Police recovered 4-kg of heroin valued at Rs 20 crore in the international market from a woman from Mizoram and her driver accomplice in Khanna district on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
65-year-old woman jumps off multi-storey building in Kolkata, dies
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) A 65-year-old woman died here after jumping off a multi-storey building with her daughter and granddaughter, police said on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP releases 2nd list of candidates for Rajasthan polls, drops 3 Ministers
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday released the second list of 31 candidates for the December 7 Rajasthan assembly polls, dropping three of its incumbent Ministers in the state.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Telangana Assembly polls: TJS says it will contest for 12 seats
Hyderabad, Nov 14 (IANS) In another jolt to the 'Mahakutami' (Grand Alliance) of opposition parties in Telangana, TJS on Wednesday announced that it will contest in 12 constituencies in the next month's assembly elections.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Arunachal government signs MoU worth Rs 1,200 cr
Tawang, Nov 14 (IANS) The Arunachal Pradesh government on Wednesday signed and exchanged MoUs with 17 private investors for projects worth Rs 1,200 crore during the 5th edition of North East Connectivity Scheme.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
`First unmanned space mission in Dec 2019'
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) Nov 14 (IANS) The first of the two unmanned space mission as part of India's human space mission will happen in December 2019, said a top official of Indian space agency.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Northeastern states have mineral reserves of Rs 10 lakh crore: GSI
Shillong, Nov 14 (IANS) India's northeastern states have mineral reserves worth more than Rs 10 lakh crore which are yet to exploited, a Geological Survey of India (GSI) official said on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Business/Economy
Mary Kom, Sarita spearhead Indian challenge at women's boxing Worlds (Preview)
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Veteran Indian stars M.C. Mary Kom and Laishram Sarita Devi will spearhead the Indian campaign when the women's World Boxing Championships start here on Thursday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Court summons cricketer Shami in cheque bounce case
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) A court here on Wednesday directed Indian pacer Mohammed Shami to appear before it on January 15 in a cheque bounce case lodged by his wife, failing which may lead to the issuance of an arrest warrant against him.
2018-11-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Sports
RInfra's Q2 consolidated total income rises 16% YoY
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) on Wednesday reported a year-on-year rise of 16 per cent in its consolidated total income for the second quarter of 2018-19.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Focus on under-nutrition among children at meet on nutrition challenges
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The third National Council on India's Nutrition Challenges meet which was held here on Wednesday focused on under-nutrition among children, anaemia and diarrhoea and newer strategies to be brought in under Poshan Abhiyaan to tackle and eradicate them.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Leicester helicopter that crashed did not respond to pilot's commands
London, Nov 14 (IANS) The United Kingdom's authority responsible for investigating a helicopter crash in which English football club Leicester City FC's owner and four others died said Wednesday that the helicopter had failed to respond to the pilot's commands.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Legendary Anand wins Tata Steel blitz tournament in style
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Indian chess legend Viswanathan Anand saved his best for the last to clinch the inaugural Tata Steel Chess India Blitz Tournament by getting past overnight leader Hikaru Nakamura in the playoff here on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Another BJP MLA joins Congress in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Nov 14 (IANS) Giving a major jolt to the ruling party in Rajasthan, Habibur Rehman, a BJP MLA from Nagaur, joined the Congress on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
PKL 6: Haryana Steelers play a draw vs Tamil Thalaivas
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Vikas Kandola's brilliant effort wasn't enough to bring a win for Haryana Steelers as they had to settle for a 32-32 draw against Tamil Thalaivas in an inter-zonal clash of the ongoing Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) at the NSCI stadium here on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Ganga Ram Hospital bathed in blue light on World Diabetes Day
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) In order to create awareness among people about Diabetes, city-based Sir Ganga Ram Hospital was bathed in blue light to mark the World Diabetes Day on Wednesday, November 14.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Ranji Roundup: Delhi, Kerala, Assam eye big wins in Round 2
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Dhruv Shorey yet again top-scored with an unbeaten 106 to help hosts Delhi post a massive 376-run target for Himachal Pradesh, who ended the penultimate day at 44/1 in a Ranji Trophy Group B match at the Feroz Shah Kotla here on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Vodafone Idea's Q2 consolidated net loss at Rs 4,974 cr
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Vodafone Idea on Wednesday reported a consolidated net loss of Rs 4,973.8 crore for the July-September quarter.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
ICICI Bank hikes interest rates on fixed deposits of less than Rs 1 cr
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Private lender ICICI Bank on Wednesday raised interest rates on term deposits of less than Rs 1 crore by 10-25 basis points (bps), effective from November 15.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Arunachal suffered in absence of robust road connectivity: Khandu
Tawang, Nov 14 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh has suffered historically primarily in the absence of robust road connectivity with road density of 25 km per 100 square km area as against an all India average of 142 km per 100 sq km area, Chief Minister Pema Khandu said on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Politics
BJP slams Rahul, calls his temple visits 'fancy dress hindutava'
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The BJP on Wednesday slammed Congress for allegedly spreading "hatred" against the RSS and the "Hindus", and described its President Rahul Gandhi's temple visits as "fancy dress hindutava".
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP, Trinamool governments misusing public money: Congress MP Gogoi
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi on Wednesday accused the BJP and Trinamool Congress of misusing public money for party events and advertisement campaigns and described Congress as the only alternative in the 2019 elections.
2018-11-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
DAI's Global Services Center to come up in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Looking to use Indian talent for its global development initiatives, DAI, a leader in global development, has joined hands with Sunera Technologies, Inc. to set up DAI Global Services Center.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Attack on woman activist: Meghalaya yet to decide on CBI or judicial probe
Shillong, Nov 14 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Wednesday said he will consult his cabinet colleagues whether the murder attempt on frontline women's activist Agnes Kharshiing warrants a judicial or CBI probe.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
NITI Aayog launches 72-hour hackathon to solve problems at school
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) On the Children's Day, the NITI Aayog on Wednesday launched a 72-hour 'Tinkering Hackathon' for children to come up with innovative solutions for challenges faced by them in schools, especially on quality of education and safety.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
American property assessor JLL opens tech centre in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Nov 14 (IANS) American property assessor Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) opened a technology centre for real estate in this tech hub, the company said on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
IAF needs fourth and fifth generation fighter aircraft, SC told
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Indian Air Force on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that there was no clear definition of the generation of fighter aircraft and that the existing fighters with it are of three-and-a-half or fourth generation.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Draft River Basin Bill should focus on downstream impact: NGOs
Guwahati, Nov 14 (IANS) Ahead of the tabling of the Inter-State River Basin Management Bill 2018 in the forthcoming winter session of parliament, environmentalists here have said that special focus should be accorded to the issue of downstream impact of rivers, particularly in case of the rivers in the northeast India.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Bangladesh Army delegation visits Trishakti Corps
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) A 20-member Bangladesh military delegation on Wednesday began a five-day visit to the Siliguri-headquartered Trishakti Corps of Indian Army, a defence ministry spokesperson said.
2018-11-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Defence/Security
Lokayukta summons Goa CS over land scam complaint
Panaji, Nov 14 (IANS) Goa Lokayukta P.K. Mishra on Wednesday summoned state Chief Secretary Dharmendra Sharma to appear in person before the anti-corruption authority on November 23, over alleged corruption in the purchase of a tract of land admeasuring 1.83 lakh sq.mts. which belonged to a now former Congress MLA Subhash Shirodkar by the BJP-led coalition government for Rs 70 crore.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dembele needs to reflect, adjust attitude, says Puyol
Barcelona, Nov 14 (IANS) Former Barcelona captain Carles Puyol said the young winger Ousmane Dembele, recently chastised in the media for repeatedly failing to show up on time, can change his ways by reflecting and adjusting his attitude.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
India-Japan joint military drill concludes
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The joint Indo-Japanese counter-insurgency military drill -- 'Dharma Guardian' -- concluded on Wednesday at Vairengte in Mizoram.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Bayern winger Rodriguez suffers knee ligament injury
Berlin, Nov 14 (IANS) Bayern Munich winger James Rodriguez sustained a left knee ligament injury during a practice session, the Bundesliga club announced on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Indonesian filmmakers face challenge from Hollywood, their own society: Garin Nughroho
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Explaining the film culture in Indonesia, the southeast Asian nation's eminent film director Garin Nughroho on Wednesday said indigenous and Bollywood films are loved there but now Hollywood has a monopoly.
2018-11-14
Category: International, India,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Four WC winners inducted into Mexico's football Hall of Fame
Pachuca (Mexico), Nov 14 (IANS) Four players who were part of World Cup-winning teams -- Rivellino, Cafu, Carlos Salvador Bilardo and Juan Alberto Schiaffino -- are among the new inductees into Mexico's football Hall of Fame.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Football
MGR returns in 3D digital mode
Kochi, Nov 14 (IANS) Using the latest technology, AN-Face, Orange County, a Malaysia-based animation company has resurrected the legendary Tamil actor MGR in a two-hour long 'feature film' in 3D digital mode, to be released in Hyderabad, next month.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Technology,Cinema/Showbiz
I am not for censorship on digital platforms, says Ritesh Sidhwani
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Proudcer Ritesh Sidhwani, who is gearing up for the release of his next web series 'Mirzapur', has said that he is against censorship on digital platforms.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Prannoy Roy to publish book on Indian elections in 2019
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha elections in 2019, veteran journalist Prannoy Roy, along with Dorab Sopariwala, Editorial Adviser of NDTV, will be publishing "a definitive book" on elections in India.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Malaysia to slap additional charges on wife of ex-PM Najib
Kuala Lumpur, Nov 14 (IANS) Malaysian prosecutors are expected to add new charges on Rosmah Mansor, wife of former Prime Minister Najib Razak, while another former senior minister was arrested for prosecution on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Malaysia,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NCLAT clears UltraTech Cement's revised bid for Binani Cement
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on Wednesday approved UltraTech Cement's revised bid for the debt-laden Binani Cement.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
New Bengali cartoon channel launched on YouTube
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) A world of newly-created Bengali animated cartoon characters like Neel, Pari, Rex, Packi, Stegy, Tops and Tero under the title "Dhinchak Dino", opened up for the kids with the launch of MOOPLE television channel here on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Cinema/Showbiz
Mumbai to face water cuts from Thursday
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Mumbai will endure between 10-15 per cent water supply cuts from Thursday till the next monsoon, the Brihan Mumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) announced here on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Half-day for Delhi offices on Thursday
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Delhi government on Wednesday announced a half-day for its offices on Thursday on account of 'Phool Waalon Ki Sair' festival celebration.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Religion
RBI penalises Deutsche Bank, J&K Bank for flouting norms
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday said it has imposed penalties on Deutsche Bank A.G. of Germany and The Jammu & Kashmir Bank Ltd for violating varous norms.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Army porter killed in Pakistan firing in Rajouri
Jammu, Nov 14 (IANS) An Army porter was killed on Wednesday when Pakistani troops opened fire violating the ceasefire in Rajouri district, defence sources said.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
East Bengal defender out of danger after head collision
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) East Bengal defender Mehtab Singh and Siddharth Singh, who is on trial from Jamshedpur FC, on Wednesday suffered head injuries due to an aerial concussion during practice at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here.
2018-11-14
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Wipro arm offers intelligent lighting, smart building devices
Bengaluru, Nov 14 (IANS) The Consumer Care and Lighting business of Wipro Enterprises entered into an agreement with the US-based smart building solutions' provider Igor to offer intelligent lighting and smart building devices in the Indian market, said the privately held company here on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
HC extends interim order on 'status quo' in Asthana case
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday extended the interim protection from arrest granted to Central Bureau of Investigation Special Director Rakesh Asthana till November 28 and ordered to continue the status quo in the case till the next date of hearing.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Asean Summit: Singapore warns of protectionism's negative impact on world economy
Singapore, Nov 14 (IANS) The Prime Minister of Singapore, which is hosting the annual summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean), on Wednesday warned of the potentially devastating impact of protectionism on the world economy.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Singapore,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
DRI seizes cache of explosives, foils infiltration bid at Akhnoor border
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) In a strike against terrorism and organised smuggling, the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized a cache of arms and explosives being smuggled from Pakistan across the Akhnoor border.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Defence/Security,Terrorism
NGT imposes Rs 50 crore fine on Punjab over river pollution
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal on Wednesday ordered Punjab Government to submit a fine of Rs 50 crore as environmental compensation for polluting rivers Sutlaj and Beas due to uncontrolled industrial discharge.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Environment/Wildlife
Government hoping resolution on liquidity in RBI's board meeting
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The government hopes that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its board meeting on November 19 will address the liquidity crisis that initially triggered a tiff between the government and the central bank, sources said.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Separatist leader Andrabi chargesheeted for waging war against India
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The NIA on Wednesday filed chargesheet against Aasiya Andrabi -- chief of the banned Dukhtaran-e-Millat, a separatist organisation, and her associates Sofi Fehmeeda and Naheeda Nasreen accusing them of waging war against the state and delivering hate speeches in Jammu and Kashmir.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
California wildfires death toll rises to 50
San Francisco, Nov 14 (IANS) The statewide death toll in Californias wildfires has reached 50 as rescuers continue to search for the missing persons, authorities said.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
HC rejects Daati Maharaj's plea challenging CBI probe
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court On Wednesday dismissed Daati Maharaj's plea challenging its order on transferring the probe in a sexual assault case against the self-styled godman to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India operationalises heavy rocket by launching communication satellite GSAT-29 (Roundup)
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) Nov 14 (IANS) India successfully launched its latest communication satellite GSAT-29 on Wednesday with its heaviest rocket -- Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) -- in a copybook style.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Science/Tech,Technology
High fuel, commodity cost lift India's October WPI inflation to 5.28% (Roundup)
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) High fuel and commodity costs accelerated the rise in India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices to 5.28 per cent during October from 5.13 per cent in September, official data showed here on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Chautala expels son Ajay from INLD for 'anti-party activities'
Chandigarh, Nov 14 (IANS) INLD supremo Om Prakash Chautala on Wednesday expelled his elder son Ajay Singh Chautala, accusing him of "anti-party activities." Ajay was also removed as the secretary general of the party.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Bangladesh set to repatriate Rohingya despite security concerns
Dhaka, Nov 14 (IANS) Bangladesh on Wednesday was preparing to go ahead with the planned repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees who last year fled a violent military crackdown in Myanmar, despite concerns over their safety.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Diplomacy
SC reserves order on Rafale, no sovereign guarantee by French government backing the deal
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its verdict on four petitions seeking a court-monitored probe into 36 Rafale fighter jet deal with French firm Dassault Aviation even as the government admitted that there was no sovereign guarantee by the French government backing the deal.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Defence/Security
Winter session to begin Dec 11, triple talaq atop government agenda
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The winter session of Parliament will begin on December 11, after conclusion of voting in the Assembly elections in five states on December 8, and conclude on January 8 next year.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CSK releases 3 players before IPL 2019 aution
Chennai, Nov 14 (IANS) Defending Indian Premier League (IPL) champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on Wednesday announced the release of English quick Mark Wood and two uncapped players Kshitiz Sharma and Kanishk Seth from their squad before the auction of players next month.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket,IPL
Israeli Defence Minister resigns over Gaza truce
Jerusalem, Nov 14 (IANS) Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Liberman announced his resignation on Wednesday, citing disagreement with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over accepting a ceasefire with Hamas and other Palestinian militant groups in the Gaza Strip, after two days of intense airstrikes and rocket fire.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Kartikey Malviya is excited to play Chandragupta
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Television actor Kartikey Malviya is all set to play Chandragupta Maurya in an upcoming TV series. The child artiste says he is very excited to essay the character of the mighty king of Magadha.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Citizenship Bill spurring Assam youth to take up arms: Congress
Guwahati, Nov 14 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday said that the admission by the Assam's police brass that the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 was spurring the youth to take up arms proved the BJP government's failure to protect the state's interest.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Health/Medicine
Global markets, caution ahead of state polls subdue equity indices (Roundup)
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices closed on a flat note on Wednesday, as weak global cues along with investors anxiety ahead of state polls and a mixed macro-economic inflation data points offset gains from lower crude oil prices.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Three bodies recovered from landslide debris in J&K
Jammu, Nov 14 (IANS) The bodies of all three persons including a truck driver that were swept away by a landslide on the Jammu-Srinagar highway on November 5 were recovered on Wednesday, officials said.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
'Game of Thrones' returns in April 2019
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (IANS) The final season of fantasy series "Game of Thrones" will arrive in April next year.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Priyanka joins hands with Facebook
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra has partnered with Facebook India for a live event called #SocialForGood to spread awareness on issues like mental health, cyber bullying and women entrepreneurship.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood,Technology
Court convicts two men in 1984 riots case
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) A local court on Wednesday held two men guilty of murder during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Japan serious about boosting connectivity in India's north-east: Hiramatsu
Shillong, Nov 14 (IANS) Japanese Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu on Wednesday said that Japan is serious about boosting connectivity in India's north-eastern states by building roads and bridges.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Business/Economy,Diplomacy,Human Interest/Society
Olympic steeplechase champion Kipruto eyes World Cross Country title
Nairobi, Nov 14 (IANS) Olympic steeplechase champion Conseslus Kipruto has his eyes set on making the Kenyan team heading to the World Cross Country Championships in Denmark in March.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Kenya,Sports,Athletics
Sri Lanka Parliament passes no-confidence vote against Rajapaksa
Colombo, Nov 14 (IANS) Sri Lankan Parliament on Wednesday approved a no-confidence motion against new Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his controversially appointed government, a day after the Supreme Court stayed a presidential decree dissolving the legislature.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
PM Modi calls for early conclusion of Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership
Singapore, Nov 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday highlighted the need for an early conclusion of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement through multilateral and bilateral talks among the member countries.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Singapore,Business/Economy
Croatia pose major test for Luis Enrique's Spain (Preview)
Madrid, Nov 14 (IANS) The Spanish national team faces an important UEFA Nations League tie away in Croatia on Thursday as they look to assure that they finish on top of their qualifying group.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
African countries agree to jointly save four carnivore species
Bonn, Nov 14 (IANS) More than 30 countries hosting the African wild dog, cheetah, leopard and the lion met here to establish the African Carnivore Initiative, it was announced on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Germany,Environment/Wildlife
Name Nagpur-Mumbai expressway after Gandhiji, demands pro-Vidarbha activist
Nagpur, Nov 14 (IANS) Prominent pro-Vidarbha activist and former Advocate-General Shreehari Aney on Wednesday demanded that the upcoming Nagpur-Mumbai Super Communication Expressway (NMSCE) be named after Mahatma Gandhi for whom Vidarbha was a 'karmabhoomi'.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
I-League: Churchill Brothers seek first win in first home game (Preview)
Panaji, Nov 14 (IANS) Churchill Brothers FC is all set to face Shillong Lajong in their first home game of the I-League football tournament at the Tilak Maidan here on Thursday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Foreigners visiting India on E-visa set new record
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) A total of 18.78 lakh foreigners visited India this year within the first 10 months on E-visa -- four times more than the 4.47 lakh figure registered in 2015 and the highest so far. The maximum number of visitors who availed of this facility were from the UK, the US, China, France and Germany.
2018-11-14
Category: International, India,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Fulham sign coach Ranieri in multi-year deal, Jokanovic sacked
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Fulham on Wednesday announced that it had signed coach Claudio Ranieri on a multi-year contract after sacking coach Slavisa Jokanovic, who left the club in the last place in the English Premier League with five points in 12 matches.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Japanese, Indian armies complete joint exercise
Aizawl, Nov 14 (IANS) The armies of India and Japan on Wednesday completed their joint military exercise, Dharma Guardian -- 2018, at Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School (CIJWS) located at Vairengte in Mizoram, officials said.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Leads in all terror probes point to one source, Modi tells Pence
Singapore, Nov 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday raked up with US Vice President Mike Pence the issue of terrorism sponsored from Pakistan pointing out that "all the traces or all the leads in global terror attacks ultimately lead to a single source".
2018-11-14
Category: International, Singapore,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Greg Louganis international brand ambassador of Tata Steel 25K run event
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Four-time Olympic Games gold medallist and diving legend Greg Louganis will be the international brand ambassador of the Tata Steel 25k run, the organisers said in a statement on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Athletics
WhatsApp working to add QR code for contact sharing
San Francisco, Nov 14 (IANS) WhatsApp is aiming to make it easier for users to quickly share their contact details by introducing a QR code system with a simple scan.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Andhra launches AWS Cloud-based initiative to skill 60,000 students
Vijayawada, Nov 14 (IANS) The Andhra government on Wednesday launched a Cloud-based skill initiative with Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon's Cloud arm, where it will skill 60,000 students across the state's over 300 engineering and non-engineering colleges by 2020.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Technology,Business/Economy,Education
India puts into orbit communication satellite GSAT-29
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) Nov 14 (IANS) India successfully launched its latest communication satellite GSAT-29 with its heaviest rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) on Wednesday evening in a copybook style.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Rashami Desai relives her childhood
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Actress Rashami Desai had fun spending some time with over 120 underprivileged children, and says she got a chance to relive her childhood.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Odisha HC lawyers withdraw cease-work strike after 78 days
Bhubaneswar, Nov 14 (IANS) The Orissa High Court Bar Association on Wednesday called off its 78-day cease-work stir after three police personnel accused of assaulting a lawyer sought an unconditional apology before the High Court.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Punjab, Haryana procure over 215 lakh tonne paddy
Chandigarh, Nov 14 (IANS) Agrarian states Punjab and Haryana have procured over 215.65 lakh tonne of paddy this kharif season, food and supplies officials said on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Business/Economy
India to be $10 trillion economy by 2035: Suresh Prabhu
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu on Wednesday said Indian economy will quadruple to $10 trillion by 2035 riding on business-friendly policies, structural reforms and transparency in governance.
2018-11-14
Category: International, India,Business/Economy
Delhi's air quality improves to 'very poor', may worsen
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The air quality of the national capital and the regions around it, which on Wednesday improved to 'very poor' from 'severe' due to overnight rains, may again drop, warn monitoring agencies.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Indian female chef honoured with Michelin star
Bangkok, Nov 14 (IANS) Chef Garima Arora, who heads the Bangkok based Gaa restaurant, has been awarded the prestigious Michelin star.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Barrier lake flood damages highway linking China's Sichuan to Tibet
Chengdu (China), Nov 14 (IANS) Traffic halted on the Sichuan-Tibet Highway on Wednesday after a flood discharged from a landslide-formed lake damaged a bridge, authorities said.
2018-11-14
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Shri Ramayana Express flagged off from Safdarjung station
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Shri Ramayana Express, a special tourist train to run on the Ramayana circuit to cover major spots related to the Hindu epic was flagged off on Wednesday from Safdarjung Railway Station here, officials said.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion,Business/Economy
Bangladesh opposition supporters clash with police
Dhaka, Nov 14 (IANS) Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) supporters clashed with the police here on Wednesday, demanding a level playing field in the upcoming national elections and release of their leader and former Prime Minister Khaleda Zia from jail.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Will remain a 'vidyarthi' in next birth too: flautist Hariprasad Chaurasia
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Legendary flautist and Padma Vibhushan recipient Hariprasad Chaurasia, who believes his life is for learning classical music, will open on Sunday, alongside his disciple, a three-month music festival celebrating the 'guru-shishya parampara, at the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Mumbai.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
Aussies not having Smith, Warner like India missing Kohli, Rohit: Ganguly
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday said the possible absence of Steve Smith and David Warner in the Australia team for the series against India would be a "huge factor" as it's like India not having Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma in their ranks.
2018-11-14
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Rafale is not government-to-government deal: Congress
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday claimed the agreement to purchase the 36 French Rafale jets was not a government-to-government deal.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Probiotics can help increase bone density: Study
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) Treatment with good bacteria widely used in probiotic supplements can strengthen bones, especially in females, finds a study that may develop novel ways of treating bone loss condition osteoporosis.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
India's heaviest rocket lifts off with communication satellite GSAT-29
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 14 (IANS) India's heaviest rocket - Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III)-- carrying 3,423 kg communication satellite GSAT-29 blasted off from the Sriharikota spaceport on Wednesday evening.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Skin care regime during winters for different skin types
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Skin tends to become very dry during Winter hence you need extra care to keep the skin moist and supple.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Odisha gets investment proposals worth Rs 3,900 cr in IT, electronics sector
Bhubaneswar, Nov 14 (IANS) The Odisha government has secured investment proposals worth over Rs 3,900 crore in the electronics manufacturing, telecommunications and Information Technology (IT) sector during the ongoing investors' summit, a state Minister said here on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Children are magical things: Eddie Redmayne
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (IANS) Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne says his wife and children bring magic in his life.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Claudia Kim's magical experience in Hollywood
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (IANS) "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald" star Claudia Kim says coming to Hollywood from Korea was a magical experience.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
President Kovind to visit Bihar on Thursday
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind is scheduled to visit Bihar on Thursday where he would address convocations at Samastipur agricultural university and NIT, a communique said on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
May faces Cabinet showdown over Brexit deal
London, Nov 14 (IANS) British Prime Minister Theresa May will preside over a decisive extraordinary Cabinet meeting on Wednesday in which she will seek the backing of her ministers for a draft technical deal struck between the UK and the EU on Brexit.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
CoWrks Foundry grooms five start-ups
Bengaluru, Nov 14 (IANS) Five start-ups have successfully completed a 24-week programme by the CoWrks Foundry aimed at helping the companies lay the foundation for their success.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Woman held with grenades was carrying them for militants: J&K police
Srinagar, Nov 14 (IANS) The woman who was arrested with 20 grenades on the outskirts of Srinagar on Tuesday was carrying the consignment for militants, police said on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Science/Tech,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Elephant kills man during morning walk in Haridwar
Haridwar, Nov 14 (IANS) A man who was out on a morning walk was killed by an elephant here in Uttarakhand on Wednesday, police said.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IPL: Pacer Starc released by Kolkata Knight Riders
Sydney, Nov 14 (IANS) Australia pacer Mitchell Starc on Wednesday said that he was released by his Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) ahead of the upcoming season.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
ESA's Gaia spots a 'ghost' galaxy next to Milky Way
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Using the European Space Agency's (ESA) Gaia telescope, an international team of astronomers discovered an enormous 'ghost' galaxy lurking on the outskirts of the Milky Way.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Trucker's body recovered from landslide debris in J&K
Jammu, Nov 14 (IANS) The body of a truck driver, who was killed in a landslide in Jammu and Kashmir on November 5, was recovered from the debris on Wednesday after nine days, officials said.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Pilot, Gehlot to contest Rajasthan polls
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot and former Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot -- both claimants to the Chief Ministerial post -- on Wednesday announced here that they will contest the December 7 state Assembly elections but avoided answering questions on who will be the CM face.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Telangana CM files nomination for Gajwel assembly seat
Hyderabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister and TRS President K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Wednesday filed his nomination in the Gajwel constituency in Siddipet district for next month's Assembly elections.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Kubbra Sait, Mithila Palkar to be the POW-fect Girls
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Stars Kubbra Sait, Mithila Palkar and Ira Dubey will be honoured for their contribution to the world of entertainment by featuring in the list of The POW-fect Girls.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Woman activist-tantri spar ahead of Sabarimala pilgrimage
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 14 (IANS) Woman activist Trupti Desai on Wednesday waded into the Sabarimala issue when she asked for complete police protection during her visit to the temple starting Friday. But temple activist Rahul Eashwar promised to fight her tooth-and-nail to prevent her an entry.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
New train coaches from India to reach Sri Lanka
New Delhi/Chennai, Nov 14 (IANS) The Indian Railways will export the first state-of-the-art swanky and modern Diesel Multiple Units (DEMU) train rake to Sri Lanka in a week, rail officials said on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Business/Economy
Pregnant Indian-origin woman shot in UK, baby survives
London, Nov 14 (IANS) An eight-month pregnant Indian-origin woman was killed with a crossbow by a man believed to be her former partner at her home in east London.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Seventh edition of 'Nayaab' to start on November 29
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Giving traditional Indian textiles the space they deserve in the world of fashion, curators Rupa Sood and Sharan Apparao have announced the seventh edition of "Nayaab", an exhibition showcasing the craftsmanship of Indian weaves.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
5 officials of state-run firm in Tripura sent on leave after allegations of sexual harassment
Agartala, Nov 14 (IANS) Five executives of ONGC Tripura Power Company (OTPC) have been sent on forced leave after allegations of sexual harassment against them, officials said on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Tripura,National,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sensex, Nifty end flat on caution ahead of state polls
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) The key equity indices ended little changed on Wednesday, as caution ahead of state polls gripped the market, offsetting gains from lower crude oil prices.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Tough to become a standout Kabaddi player in India: Fazel (IANS Interview)
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) In no time he has become one of the latest posterboys in Indias cash-rich Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) but U Mumba skipper Fazel Atrachali, the Iranian defender, feels it is a tough task to become a standout player in a country like India, the powerhouse of this game for several years.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
IIT Madras partners Japanese firms to set up research cell
Chennai, Nov 14 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) on Wednesday said it was going to establish a joint research cell in collaboration with two Japanese manufacturing firms.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Technology,Business/Economy,Education
SC reserves order on Rafale
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday reserved its order on a batch of petitions seeking a probe into the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Modi meets PMs of Singapore, Australia, Thailand
Singapore, Nov 14 (IANS) India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Singapore, Australia and Thailand on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit here.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Singapore,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Mindtree ties up with IISc for advanced research in AI
Bengaluru, Nov 14 (IANS) Leading IT services firm Mindtree tied up with the premier Indian Institute of Science (IISc) for advanced research in Artificial Intelligence (AI) in this tech hub, said the company on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
26/11 survivors recount their tales in new book
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) A new book is being published by Penguin Random House India and The Indian Express to mark the 10th anniversary of the 26/11 Mumbai attacks.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Terrorism,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
Twitter suspends 2 fake Election Commission accounts
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Twitter on Wednesday suspended two fake accounts running in the name of the Election Commission of India (EC) after the poll panel reported them.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Netflix, Amazon Prime sued for obscene content
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the Centre's response on a plea for removal of vulgar and sexually explicit content from online platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and others.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cinema/Showbiz
3-4 cups of coffee daily may keep diabetes at bay
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Drinking three to four cups of coffee a day can lower your risk of developing Type-2 diabetes by nearly 25 per cent, suggests a study.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
People raise over $1 bn on Facebook
San Francisco, Nov 14 (IANS) Facebook on Wednesday said its charitable giving tools have helped people raise over $1 billion in a span of three years.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Fixture against Jordan important for team, says football coach Constantine
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) India's coach Stephen Constantine on Wednesday said that the fixture against Jordan would prove to be extremely beneficial for the national football team.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Violence against Rohingyas inexcusable, Pence tells Suu Kyi
Singapore, Nov 14 (IANS) US Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday told Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi that the treatment of her country's stateless Rohingya Muslim population was inexcusable.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Singapore,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Women's World T20: Confident India eye semis berth (Preview)
Georgetown (Guyana), Nov 14 (IANS) Having convincingly won their first two matches, a dominant India will look to stamp their authority and inch closer to a semi-final berth when they face a lowly Ireland in a Group B match of the ICC Women's World Twenty20 here on Thursday.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Virgin Islands, U.s.,Sports,Cricket
IT spending in India to touch $90 bn in 2019: Gartner
Panaji, Nov 14 (IANS) Driven by digital business transformation initiatives from both private and public enterprises, India's IT spending is poised to hit $89.2 billion in 2019, an increase of 6.7 per cent from the estimated spending of $83.6 billion in 2018, Gartner said on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Goa,Business/Economy,Technology
Pilot, Gehlot to contest Rajasthan polls
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Two Chief Ministerial aspirants of Congress -- Sachin Pilot and Ashok Gehlot -- here on Wednesday announced that they will contest the December 7 Rajasthan Assembly elections but avoided answering questions on who will be the CM face.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
4-year-old Indian boy returning from Umrah dies on flight
Abu Dhabi, Nov 14 (IANS) A four-year-old Indian boy died on a flight due to epileptic seizures on his way back from Saudi Arabia after performing Umrah with his family.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Togo,Religion,Diaspora,Health/Medicine
HC seeks Delhi government response to CS' plea
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the response of the state government and others to Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash's plea challenging the fresh breach of privilege proceedings initiated against him by the Assembly.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Mumbai girl wins 'Doodle for Google 2018' contest
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Google on Wednesday declared 13-year-old Pingla Rahul More from Mumbai the national winner of its "Doodle for Google" competition where art-loving students brought their imaginations to life for the search engine giant's logo.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy,Education,Human Interest/Society
Bharti Airtel appoints Adarsh Nair as Chief Product Officer
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Wednesday said it has appointed Adarsh Nair as the company's Chief Product Officer.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Artistes to celebrate life and times of Kabir in Varanasi
Varanasi, Nov 14 (IANS) Acclaimed artistes will come together to celebrate the life and times of mystic poet-saint Kabir with musical performances and literary sessions during the third edition of the Mahindra Kabira Festival here.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Art/Culture/Books
New Microsoft-Nielsen AI data solution to boost retail innovation
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) Global measurement and data analytics company Nielsen and Microsoft on Wednesday announced a new enterprise data solution to accelerate innovation in retail via Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven data analytics.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United States,Technology,Business/Economy
Storytelling festival to narrate tales from various genres, countries
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Everyone loves hearing a good story, believes performance storyteller-author Shaguna Gahilote, who in 2011 conceptualised "Kathakar", an oral storytelling festival. Its eighth edition, featuring noted names in various genres, will kick off here on Friday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books,Cinema/Showbiz
Go light yet trendy this wedding season
Nov 14 (IANS) With the ongoing wedding and party season, there are certainly going to be a lot of social gatherings you are going to attend. Worrying about how to be a style icon for each occasion? Look no further.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Singapore,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India, US discuss free Indo-Pacific, cooperation in defence, trade
Singapore, Nov 14 (IANS) India and the US on Wednesday discussed their roles in a free Indo-Pacific region and cooperation in defence and trade sectors during a meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Vice President Mike Pence on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit here.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Singapore,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Business/Economy,Diaspora,Diplomacy
BCCI to consider appointing higher-ranked umpires in Ranji Trophy
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Considering the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB)'s plea to appoint higher-ranked umpires for Ranji Trophy games, the BCCI has decided to "relook" at the matter, sources close to the board said.
2018-11-14
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Delhi's air quality improves to 'very poor'
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The national capital and the regions around it saw a slight improvement in air quality on Wednesday morning from "severe" to "very poor" due to overnight rain which may continue on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Rajasthan BJP MP joins Congress
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The BJP on Wednesday suffered a jolt in Rajastahn as one of its MPs, Harish Meena, joined the Congress ahead of the assembly elections on December 7.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mothers' personality traits influences stability of kids' relationships
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) The relationship skills and personality traits that you inherit from your mother are likely to determine the number of romantic partners you will have, say researchers.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech
New Tripura High Court CJ assumes office
Agartala, Nov 14 (IANS) Governor Kaptan Singh Solanki on Wednesday administered the oath of office and secrecy to new Tripura High Court Chief Justice Sanjay Karol during a simple ceremony held at the old Raj Bhavan complex here.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Tripura,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
China closely monitoring crisis in Sri Lanka
Beijing, Nov 14 (IANS) China on Wednesday said it was closely following the escalating political crisis in Sri Lanka and hoped that the political parties could solve it by themselves.
2018-11-14
Category: International, China,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Challenges galore as new Sabarimala season is set to begin (News Analysis)
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 14 (IANS) It could well be the first time in the history of the Lord Ayyappa Sabarimala temple that the nearly-two-month-long festival season is opening amidst such grave uncertainty.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Religion
Odisha to provide free smartphones to 6 lakh women SHGs
Bhubaneswar, Nov 14 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced to provide smartphones to six lakh women Self Help Groups (SHGs) free of cost under Mission Shakti programme.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Not a worry that there is no star in 'Pihu' says Siddharth Roy Kapur
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Film producer Siddharth Roy Kapur, who is gearing up for the release of his forthcoming production venture "Pihu", says that there is no worry that the film doesnt feature an established star.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
2 Hizbul men caught in J&K
Srinagar, Nov 14 (IANS) Two armed Kashmiri Hizbul militants have been arrested from a Jammu and Kashmir village in Pulwama district, police said on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Lava unveils new feature phone
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Domestic manufacturer LAVA International on Wednesday launched a new feature phone "Prime Z" at Rs 1,900.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Sprinter kills himself in Delhi stadium
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) An 18-year-old sprinter allegedly hanged himself from a ceiling fan inside his room in the athletics academy at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here. He died on Wednesday, police said.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Asean, China discuss code of conduct for South China Sea
Singapore, Nov 14 (IANS) The leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang on Wednesday discussed a proposed code of conduct for trade through the South China Sea.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Singapore,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Galaxy J6+: Decent choice for Samsung's mid-range loyal customers (Tech Review)
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) In an attempt to fend off competition from Chinese smartphone players in India, Samsung has been aggressively refreshing its mid-range smartphone portfolio in the country.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
California wildfire toll climbs to 48
San Francisco, Nov 14 (IANS) The death toll from the raging Camp Fire in the US state of California has increased to 48 as rescuers continue to search for missing residents in and around the town of Paradise, authorities said.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Sensex, Nifty trades flat on higher inflation, poll caution
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) The key equity indices traded flat on Wednesday afternoon as higher wholesale inflation and caution during the ongoing assembly polls in five states weighed on the domestic investor sentiments.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Pharrell Williams angers Palestinians
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (IANS) Singer Pharrell Williams has been bombarded with furious social media messages after performing at a benefit gig for Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) personnel.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Environment/Wildlife
Congress names 10 more in Telangana 2nd list
Hyderabad, Nov 14 (IANS) The main opposition Congress in Telangana on Wednesday released its second list of 10 candidates for the state assembly polls on December 7, re-nominating seven candidates who had lost in 2014.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Infosys to open Texas hub, hire 500 Americans
Bengaluru, Nov 14 (IANS) Infosys will soon open a technology hub at Richardson in the US state of Texas where it will hire 500 American techies by 2020, the global software major said on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Real Madrid confirm Solari as coach until June 2021
Madrid, Nov 14 (IANS) Real Madrid confirmed Santiago Solari as their new permanent first team coach until the end of June 2021 following a successful fortnight in charge since replacing the sacked Julen Lopetegui on October 29.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Need for stories of more stronger women: Yami
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Actress Yami Gautam, who will next be seen in the upcoming film "Uri", says there is a need for stories of more stronger women on the silver screen.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Surgical menopause can worsen insomnia
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) While insomnia is one of the most common symptoms of menopause, undergoing surgical menopause is likely to worsen the sleep disorder, warns a new study.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Stan Lee believed comics are here to stay - with some help from smartphones
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) He might be gone, but the world he created with strokes of his imagination will live on forever. Stan Lee believed his universe of superheroes and super villains will keep on entertaining people around the globe, making his legacy eternal.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,National,IANS Life
Sri Lankan Parliament passes no-trust vote against Rajapaksa
Colombo, Nov 14 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Parliament on Wednesday passed a motion of no-confidence against new Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his controversially appointed government, a day after the Supreme Court stayed a presidential decree dissolving the legislature.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Snoop Dogg to get star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (IANS) Rapper Snoop Dogg will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on November 19.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Rajinikanth's 'Petta' confirmed as Pongal 2019 release
Chennai, Nov 14 (IANS) Sun Pictures, the makers of superstar Rajinikanths upcoming Tamil action drama "Petta" on Wednesday announced that the film will hit the screens next year during the Pongal festival.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Spanish women hold powerhouse Germany to scoreless draw in friendly
Erfurt (Germany), Nov 14 (IANS) Spain's national women's football team battled to a goalless draw against second-ranked Germany in a friendly match, which saw its seven-game winning streak come to an end.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
California bans filming in wildfire zones
San Francisco, Nov 14 (IANS) Amidst the raging California wildfire, The California Film Commission has banned filming in state parks and beaches in the wildfire zones until further notice.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Being fit doesn't mean to be size zero: Nushrat
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Bollywood actress Nushrat Bharucha does not believe in the "size zero" fad. She says the concept of fitness is more beyond having a size zero body type.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Digital logistics firm FarEye buys IoT platform Dipper Technologies
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Digital logistics firm FarEye on Wednesday announced the acquisition of Dipper Technologies for an undisclosed sum.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
4-rear camera Galaxy A9 in India for around Rs 35,000 on Nov 20
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) The much-anticipated Galaxy A9 with an industry first, four-camera rear system will arrive in India on November 20, the company said on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Organisers deny Federer given special treatment at Australian Open
Sydney, Nov 14 (IANS) Australian Open director Craig Tiley has responded to criticism that he gives Roger Federer preferential treatment by saying that the former World No. 1 creates interest in the sport and deserves to play at times that will draw the largest spectator numbers.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Tennis
INLD chief expels son Ajay Chautala
Chandigarh, Nov 14 (IANS) Taking a strong stance on the growing family feud within the INLD, party supremo Om Prakash Chautala expelled his elder son Ajay Singh Chautala from the primary membership of the party for "anti-party activities".
2018-11-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Amazon India starts shipping Fire TV Stick, Echo Sub, new Kindle Paperwhite
Bengaluru, Nov 14 (IANS) Amazon on Wednesday announced that its "Fire TV Stick 4K" with Alexa Voice Remote, sub-woofer "Echo Sub" and e-reader "Kindle Paperwhite" have started shipping in India from November 14.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Paraguay prepare for friendly with South Africa
Asuncion, Nov 14 (IANS) Nine members of the Paraguay national football team left for South Africa ahead of a November 20 friendly match against the Bafana Bafana in the 24th annual Nelson Mandela Challenge.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Paraguay,Sports,Football
Federer routs Thiem to keep chances alive at ATP Finals
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Swiss great Roger Federer bounced back quickly from a disappointing loss at the ATP Finals, brushing aside Dominic Thiem 6-2, 6-3 here to keep his hopes alive at this elite, year-end event.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
India's October wholesale inflation rises to 5.28%
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices rose to 5.28 per cent in October from 5.13 per cent in September, official data showed here on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ageas Insurance to buy 40% stake in Royal Sundaram General
Chennai, Nov 14 (IANS) Belgium-based Ageas Insurance International N.V. (Ageas) will acquire a 40 per cent stake for Rs 1,520 crore in city-based non-life insurer Royal Sundaram General Insurance Company Ltd, said Sundaram Finance Ltd.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
Trump names Indian-American woman to prestigious judgeship
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has announced that he is nominating an Indian-American woman, Neomi Rao, to the senior judgeship that was vacated by Brett Kavanaugh when he was elevated to the Supreme Court.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Diaspora
India best destination for fintech firms: Modi
Singapore, Nov 14 (IANS) Stressing that technology today is creating immense opportunities to transform millions of lives, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said here that there is an explosion of fintech innovation and enterprise in India and the nation is "your best destination".
2018-11-14
Category: International, Singapore,Technology,Business/Economy
How Facebook aids in promoting alcohol abuse
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) Alcohol advertisements on social media sites such as Facebook can increase young adults' desire to drink if the ads contain pro-drinking comments from users, according to a research.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Health/Medicine
Microsoft resumes rolling out Windows 10 October Update
San Francisco, Nov 14 (IANS) After a delay of more than a month, Microsoft has finally begun rolling out Windows 10 October 2018 Update, after being hit by bugs that caused the company to pull the update offline.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Why are central bankers obsessed with inflation? (Comment)
The battle between the Indian government and its central bank is neither new nor unique.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Opinion/Commentary
Rajasthan BJP MP joins Congress
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) In a boost to the Congress ahead of the December 7 Assembly polls in Rajasthan, Bharatiya Janata Party MP Hareesh Meena on Wednesday joined the Congress.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kovind, Modi, Sonia pay tributes to Nehru
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi were among others who along with UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday paid tributes to the nation's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his birth anniversary.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Investment policy: Looking at 2019 and beyond (Column: Behind Infra Lines)
Given the current economic scenario of India, it would be prudent to have our eyes on the pressing issues that need the attention of the government over the next six years. Policy changes, new policies and an environment that facilitates investment will be vital.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary,Business/Economy
India's WPI inflation rises to 5.28% in Oct
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices rose to 5.28 per cent in October from 5.13 per cent in September, official data showed here on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Snapchat made more interactive with 2 new features
San Francisco, Nov 14 (IANS) Photo-messaging app Snapchat has introduced two new features -- "Friendship Profiles" and "Bitmoji Stories" in an attempt to make the app more interactive and fun.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Carjacking ignites Pathankot-like attack fear in Punjab
Chandigarh, Nov 14 (IANS) A massive search operation is on here in the frontier areas in Punjab on Wednesday after four suspected terrorists hijacked a taxi at gunpoint causing fears of a Pathankot airbase-like attack that took place in 2016.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Shraddha Kapoor starts shooting for 'Chhichhore'
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Actress Shraddha Kapoor has commenced shooting for her upcoming film "Chhichhore", which is directed by Nitesh Tiwari.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Google Safety Center with 9-language support now in India
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) TO help users stay safe online in India, Google on Wednesday expanded its Safety Center to the country in nine languages.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Never quit Telugu industry for Bollywood, says Ileana D'Cruz
Hyderabad, Nov 14 (IANS) Actress Ileana D'Cruz, who has made a comeback to the Telugu industry after six years with the forthcoming film "Amar Akbar Anthony", says she never quit her career in the south to build one in Bollywood.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Poonam Dhillon now Mumbai BJP Vice President, doesn't want to be 'decorative piece'
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Veteran actress Poonam Dhillon joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in 2004, but it is only now that she has taken on an active role as its Mumbai Vice President. Poonam, who took charge just before Diwali, says she wants to be a "hardcore worker" rather than a "decorative piece" like most actors in politics.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,Politics,IANS Life
Rockwell Automation looking to acquire good Indian engineering firms
Philadelphia, Nov 14 (IANS) Rockwell Automation, the largest global provider of industrial automation, is looking to acquire good local engineering companies and systems integrators in India while seeking to expand its workforce in the country.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United States,Technology,Business/Economy
KJo sorry on hurting Northeast sentiments
M0umbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar has apologised after he "unintentionally" hurt the sentiments of the people from Northeast and said it had "come from a place of no knowledge".
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Virtual reality next evolutionary step for entertainment: 'Crackle' maker
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Virtual reality will play an important role in the future of entertainment and storytelling, says Eddie Avil, one of the directors of the stereoscopic cinematic virtual reality (VR) horror short film "Crackle" that has travelled to several international film festivals.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Technology
Happy with the way my classical game has stabilised: Viswanathan Anand (IANS Interview)
Kolkata, Nov 14 (IANS) Content with the way his classical game has shaped up in recent times, five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand is not sweating over his poor run in the rapid format and feels he has time to work on his frailties which, according to him, are out in the open.
2018-11-14
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Rakul Preet to star with Sidharth Malhotra in 'Marjaavaan'
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Actress Rakul Preet Singh has been roped in to feature with her "Aiyaary" co-actor Sidharth Malhotra in the upcoming film "Marjaavaan" directed by Milap Zaveri.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Working on 'Hamid' moved me deeply: Rasika Dugal
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Actress Rasika Dugal, who will be seen in an upcoming movie titled "Hamid" directed by Aijaz Khan, says working on the film has moved her deeply.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Maoist attacks in Chhattisgarh, 6 injured
Bijapur (Chhattisgarh), Nov 14 (IANS) Maoists carried out two simultaneous attacks here on Wednesday injuring four Border Security Force (BSF) troopers, a civilian and one District Reserve Guard in one of the attacks, police said.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Feels I've started from scratch as actor for play 'Devdas': Gaurav Chopra
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) Actor Gaurav Chopra, who is gearing up for the stage production of "Devdas" -- a recreation of the eponymous classic novel -- says he almost felt like he was starting from scratch as a performer as the process of acting in theatre is quite indulgent.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Deepika, Ranveer set for 'band, baaja, baaraat' in Italy
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) A six year-long love story will culminate with a wedding on Wednesday when actors Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh tie the knot in a dreamy Lake Como setting in Italy amidst a tight circle of family and friends.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pass anti-trafficking bill, says Kailash Satyarthi on Children's day
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Child rights activist and Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi says leaders from across the political spectrum should promise that they will pass the anti-trafficking bill in the Rajya Sabha to celebrate Children's day in the true sense as the little ones are the most affected by trafficking.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Human Interest/Society
Watch NASA's InSight spacecraft land on Mars
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) As NASA's InSight spacecraft touches down on the Red Planet on November 26, people from around the world will be able to watch the event live on NASA Television, the agency's website and social media platforms, including on YouTube, the US space agency said.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology
Steve Jobs would be very proud of Apple: Wozniak
San Francisco, Nov 14 (IANS) Had Steve Jobs been alive he would have been very proud of Apple and its focus on putting people above technology, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has said.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Legendary bolero singer Lucho Gatica dies
Mexico City, Nov 14 (IANS) Chile born legendary bolero singer Lucho Gatica, who made Mexico his home for half a century, has died, his family said. He was 90.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Mexico,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine
Rainy Wednesday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) It was a rainy morning in the national capital on Wednesday with the minimum temperature recorded at 17.6 degrees Celsius, four notches above season's average.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Melania wants WH aide fired
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) US First Lady Melania Trump has called for a top national security aide to President Donald Trump to be fired, media reports said.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United States,Politics
Facebook blocks more accounts for malicious activities
San Francisco, Nov 14 (IANS) The Facebook crackdown on accounts engaged in "coordinated inauthentic behaviour" on its platform and on Instagram continues.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Defence/Security,Technology,Business/Economy
Rain, snow to continue in J&K till Thursday
Srinagar, Nov 14 (IANS) Fresh snowfall and rains occurred in the mountains of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, as the Met forecast scattered rains and snow to continue till Thursday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Rockwell Automation, PTC launch software suite for industries
Singapore, Nov 14 (IANS) Industrial automation company Rockwell Automation and software and services company PTC have launched a new innovation offering to drive digital transformation across industries.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Singapore,Technology,Business/Economy
Markets open on high note
Mumbai, Nov 14 (IANS) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a positive note during the morning session of the trade.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Italy defiant on budget plans, deficit
Rome, Nov 14 (IANS) The Italian Economy Minister Giovanni Tria has informed the European Commission that his government will maintain the General Budget for 2019 despite an increased deficit of 2.4 per cent.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Business/Economy
India best destination for you: Modi to fintech firms
Singapore, Nov 14 (IANS) Stressing that technology today is creating immense opportunities to transform millions of lives, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday here said there is an explosion of fintech innovation and enterprise in India and the nation is "your best destination".
2018-11-14
Category: International, Singapore,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy
Infosys to open Texas hub, hire 500 Americans
Bengaluru, Nov 14 (IANS) Infosys will soon open a technology hub at Richardson in the US state of Texas where it will hire 500 American techies by 2020, said the global software major on Wednesday.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Twitter storm rages over Trump's Diwali tweet
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's tweet calling Diwali a "holiday observed by Buddhists, Sikhs and Jains" have started a raging twitter storm over his apparent omission of Hindus, the members of the first and largest religion to observe it.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United States,Media,Politics,Religion
Google inspires kids to explore space on Children's Day
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) Google on Wednesday celebrated Children's Day in India with a doodle inspiring children to explore space.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Science/Tech,Technology
Lili Reinhart's career made her self-conscious
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (IANS) "Riverdale" star Lili Reinhart says being an actress made her "hyper-aware" of her body. She has slammed the entertainment industry for "praising people" on the size of their waists.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Trump extols close ties to India, Modi; says trade deals 'moving along'
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) United States President Donald Trump has complimented Indian trade negotiators as "the best" and said trade talks between the two countries were moving along.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Hariri blames Hezbollah for obstructing government formation
Beirut, Nov 14 (IANS) The Lebanese Prime Minister-designate on Tuesday blamed the Shiite group Hezbollah for hindering the formation of a new government in the Arab country which has been unable to produce a governing coalition since May.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
US hate crimes soar 17% last year: FBI
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) Hate crimes reported to the FBI soared about 17 per cent across the US in 2017 compared to the previous year, a FBI report showed released Tuesday.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
John Mayer quits drinking
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (IANS) Singer John Mayer stopped drinking after rapper Drake's 30th birthday party because he realised he was wasting his potential.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UK announces draft agreement with EU on Brexit
London, Nov 14 (IANS) Negotiatiors from the United Kingdom and the European Union have formulated a draft Brexit agreement, the office of Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Russia slams US official's remarks on Afghanistan
Moscow, Nov 14 (IANS) The Russian Foreign Ministry on Tuesday denounced a senior US official's claim about Russia's interference in negotiations over the Afghan issue as Washington's attempts to shift the blame for its own policy failures in the country.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Russian Federation,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
Jada Pinkett Smith was racially harassed by police
Los Angeles, Nov 14 (IANS) Actress Jada Pinkett Smith says she was racially harassed by a police officer when she was younger.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Michelle Obama's memoir 'Becoming' out, an instant hit
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) A new memoir titled "Becoming" by Michelle Obama was out Tuesday, in which the former U.S. first lady revealed her family life, some thoughts about her husband's successor Donald Trump, as well as her reflections on various challenges in her personal life.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United States,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Palestinian militias announce ceasefire agreement in Gaza
Gaza, Nov 14 (IANS) Palestinian militias in Gaza on Tuesday announced that they have agreed to a ceasefire after two days of escalating tension and firing more than 460 rockets fired into Israel, to which the Israelis responded with 160 airstrikes carried out on positions in the enclave.
2018-11-14
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics,Defence/Security
White House rejects CNN lawsuit over revoking reporter's credentials
Washington, Nov 14 (IANS) The White House on Tuesday said that it will mount a "vigorous" defence against the lawsuit filed by CNN accusing the administration of violating freedom of the press by suspending the press credentials of one of its reporters after a press conference confrontation with President Donald Trump.
2018-11-14
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics
Enjoy being on Twitter, PM Modi tells Jack Dorsey
New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) After meeting Twitter CEO and Co-Founder Jack Dorsey on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that he enjoys being on the platform and has made "great friends" there.
2018-11-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
Two killed in Mumbai high-rise blaze
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) At least two persons were killed when a fire broke out on the 10-11 floors of a building in Andheri West, late on Tuesday night, an official said.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RBI to pump liquidity worth Rs 12,000 cr on Nov 15
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) would inject Rs 12,000 crore into the market by purchasing government securities on November 15, 2018.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Flipkart Group CEO Binny Bansal quits over 'misconduct'
Bengaluru, Nov 13 (IANS) Flipkart Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Binny Bansal resigned on Tuesday over an alleged 'serious personal misconduct', the company said.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bengal BJP's farmers' wing to hold march to state assembly
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) West Bengal BJP Kisan Morcha (farmers wing) will stage a march to the state assembly on Novemnber 20 to press for the demands of the farmers, state morcha president Ramkrishna Pal said on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
PKL 6: U Mumba hammers UP Yoddhas 41-26 in inter-zonal clash.
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) It was a day when host U Mumba's attack and defense cameA all gun blazing to thrash UP Yoddhas 41-24 in an inter-zonal calash of the ongoing Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) at the NSCI stadium here on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Cyient, TASK to collaborate on skill-building
Hyderabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Leading engineering services company Cyient on Tuesday signed an MoU with the Telangana Academy for Skill and Knowledge (TASK) to collaborate on skill-building.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Enjoy giving content-driven films, says John Abraham
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actor John Abraham, who is busy shooting for his forthcoming film 'Batla House', has said that he enjoys giving content-driven films to his audience.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Allahabad Bank's Q2 net loss at Rs 1,823 crore on higher provisioning
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) State-run Allahabad Bank on Tuesday posted a net loss of Rs 1,823 crore for the quarter ended September 30 due to increase in provisioning for non-performing assets and reduction in interest income.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Tata Steel net profit jumps to Rs 3,116 cr in Q2
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Tata Steel on Tuesday reported that its consolidated net profit jumped to Rs 3,116 crore during the quarter ended September 30, in the current fiscal as compared to Rs 1,018 crore in the year-ago period.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Amazon to invest $5 bn for 2 new headquarters in NYC, Virginia
Seattle (US), Nov 13 (IANS) Amazon on Tuesday announced it will invest $5 billion to build two new headquarters in New York City and Arlington, Virginia.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Odisha bags over Rs 4.19 lakh cr of investment intents
Bhubaneswar, Nov 13 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday said the state has secured investment intents worth over Rs 4.19 lakh crore at the second edition of the investors' meet.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Orissa,National,Business/Economy
Maharashtra lags Karnataka, Gujarat in terms of investments, oppositions slams BJP
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) As Maharashtra slipped to the third position behind Karnataka and Gujarat in terms of investments, Congress and Shiv Sena on Tuesday slammed Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis for the state's dismal economic performance.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Rafale dogfight: Congress trashes Modi's defence, Jaitley hits back (Roundup)
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The political dogfight over the Rafale deal on Tuesday escalated with the Congress trashing the Modi government and French defence major Dassault Aviations defence of the deal while the ruling BJP hit back accusing the grand old party of creating a controversy around sensitive defence requirements.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
MHRD rolls out schemes for higher education teachers' training
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) on Tuesday launched two training programmes for teachers in the realm of higher education, aimed to keep them updated on the latest developments in the world and to inculcate in them administrative skills to run their institutes.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Education
Dhanush announces new film with 'Pariyerum Perumal' director
Chennai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Dhanush on Tuesday took to twitter to announce that he will next team up with Mari Selvaraj, the director of critically-acclaimed film 'Pariyerum Perumal', for a new yet-untitled Tamil project.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Cinema/Showbiz
We make 'rasgullas' out of grostesque political occurrences: Painter A. Ramachandran
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Veteran painter and Padma Bhushan recipient A. Ramachandran, who departed from the 'political' in art on belief that artists make "rasgullas" out of "grotesque" political events, is exhibiting a painting series at the Triveni Kala Sangam here, starting Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
SC to hear Sonia, Rahul's plea in tax case
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear appeals by Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi along with party leader Oscar Fernandes challenging a Delhi High Court order directing re-opening of their income tax assessment for 2011-12 related to the National Herald case.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Actor Alok Nath expelled from CINTAA over sexual harassment allegation
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Bollywood actor Alok Nath, who is alleged to have sexually harassed writer-producer Vinta Nanda 19 years ago, was on Tuesday expelled by the Cine And Television Artistes Association (CINTAA).
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nakamura sole leader after day 1 of Tata Steel blitz chess meet
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) World No.3 Hikaru Nakamura of the US stayed unbeaten to remain on sole pole position as five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand alongwith Pentala Harikrishna led the Indian challenge at the end of day one of the Tata Steel Chess India 2018 Blitz tournament here on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Meghalaya Assembly Committee on Women to take up matter on attacks on activist
Shillong, Nov 13 (IANS) Meghalaya Assembly Committee on Women Empowerment (MACWE) will take up the matter of the murder attempt on frontline women's activist Agnes Kharshiing and her aide in a coal-belt area of the state.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
PKL 6: Telugu Titans pip Puneri Paltan in inter-zonal battle
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Telugu Titans defeated Puneri Paltans 28-25 in an inter-zonal clash of the ongoing sixth edition of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) at the NSCI stadium here on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Gadkari to lure investors for TOT initiative in Mumbai
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) In a bid to lure investors, Union Minister for Transport Nitin Gadkari will flag off the second lot of Toll-Operate-Transfer models for monetizing operational National Highway projects in the country, at a roadshow here on November 15, an official said on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Xilinx eyes 20 per cent growth in global revenues
Hyderabad, Nov 13 (IANS) Xilinx, Inc, the leader in adaptive and intelligent computing, expects its global revenues to touch $3 billion during 2018-19.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Injured leopard rescued near Agra Fort
Agra, Nov 13 (IANS) A badly injured eight-year-old leopard was on Tuesday caught near the Agra Fort, a popular tourist destination.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Centre's affidavit on Rafale conceals more than it reveals: Congress
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Trashing the Centre's defence of the Rafale deal made before the Supreme Court, the Congress on Tuesday said the decision to buy the French jets was made in violation of Defence Procurement Procedure (DPP) and the process was structured subsequently to legitimise it.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Countdown in progress for Indian rocket launch on Wednesday
Chennai, Nov 13 (IANS) The countdown for the Wednesday evening launch of India's heaviest rocket GSLV-Mk III carrying communication satellite GSAT-29 is in progress at the rocketport in Sriharikota, the Indian space agency said.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Woman with 20 grenades detained in Srinagar
Srinagar, Nov 13 (IANS) A woman who was carrying 20 grenades was detained by police on Tuesday on the outskirts of Srinagar city.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Falsehood no substitute for Rahul's failed politics: Jaitley on Rafale row
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) After Rahul Gandhi's barbs on the NDA's Rafale deal, faulting the government for making changes in it without consultation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley hit back saying the Congress President was trying to create a controversy around India's sensitive defence requirements to compensate for his "failed politics".
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Traffic cop run over by truck, driver held
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) An Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) died after being hit by a truck here on Tuesday, police said. The 22-year-old truck driver has been held.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Over 76% polling in Chhattisgarh assembly polls phase-I: EC
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) A total of 76.28 per cent of the voters cast their votes in the first phase of the Chhattisgarh assembly polls, the Election Commission said on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SEBI tightens disclosure norms for rating agencies
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Tuesday directed the credit rating agencies (CRA) to disclose more information pertaining to the liquidity status, among other indicators, of the companies they review.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Chinese investors likely to commit $30 mn in 8 Indian start-ups
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Chinese venture capital (VC) funds are likely to invest around $30 million in eight Indian start-ups, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry said after the 2nd Startup India Investment Seminar held in Beijing on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: International, India,Business/Economy,Technology,Diplomacy
Anand unhappy with constant zigzagging of chess formats
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand is not happy with the constant zigzagging of formats, saying that he finds it 'unhelpful'.
2018-11-13
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Kenya's Kimetto eyes comeback in Shanghai Marathon
Nairobi, Nov 13 (IANS) Not even Dennis Kimetto can say if he is ready for a comeback after several false starts since he was injured in 2016.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Kenya,Sports,Athletics
Government extends ban on seven Meitei groups in Manipur
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Centre on Tuesday extended the ban by five years on seven Meitei extremist groups which have employed violence in a bid to secede the state from India.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Terrorism
Nehru's precious legacy is being undermined daily: Sonia
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Hitting out at the ruling BJP for undermining the legacy of first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday called upon people to fight to safeguard countrys democracy.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi-NCR air quality severe, no improvement for a few days
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The air quality further deteriorated on Tuesday, with national capital and the areas around seeing "severe" level air quality with no improvement due to weather conditions over the next few days.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Kejriwal invites Haryana people to visit Delhi schools, clinics
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday invited the people from Haryana to visit the national capital to inspect the condition of schools and clinics here and to see the work done by his government.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CNN sues Trump, top White House aides
Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) CNN on Tuesday announced filing a lawsuit against President Donald Trump and several of his aides, seeking the immediate restoration of its correspondent Jim Acosta's access to the White House.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics
Gaurav Gogoi urges Bengal Congress to bolster party infrastructure without looking for alliances
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) Congress MP Gaurav Gogoi on Tuesday urged the party's West Bengal unit to work on strengthening its infrastructure to fight the 2019 General Elections on its own instead of looking for alliances with other political forces.
2018-11-13
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Alba says personal issues never existed with Luis Enrique
Madrid, Nov 13 (IANS) Barcelona defender Jordi Alba on Tuesday said he had never had personal problems with Luis Enrique, stressing he had nothing but respect for the Spanish national football team coach.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Ranji Roundup: Tiwari, Reddy double tons light up Day 2
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Double centuries by Hyderabad and Bengal skippers -- Akshath Reddy and Manoj Tiwary -- against Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh, respectively lit up the second day of the ongoing Ranji Trophy competition on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
2 IISc professors among 6 Infosys Foundation prize winners
Bengaluru, Nov 13 (IANS) Indian Institute of Science (IISc) professors Navakanta Bhat and S.K. Satheesh are among the six winners of the software major's Infosys Prize 2018 in the Engineering & Computer Science and Physical Sciences categories, said its Science Foundation on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Tango rendition in Mumbai carries forward experimentation in genre
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Tango music, which began with cultural fusion on Argentina's borders around the 1880s, was rendered with a mix of choral sounds at the Indian premiere of "Misatango" by Argentine composer Martin Palmeri at the National Centre for Performing Arts (NCPA) here on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
Sri Lanka's Supreme Court stays dissolution of Parliament
Colombo, Nov 13 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed until December 7 the dissolution of Parliament by the President, granting interim relief to political parties that had urged the apex court to junk Maithripala Sirisena's decision.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Flipkart Group CEO Binny Bansal quits over 'misconduct'
Bengaluru, Nov 13 (IANS) Flipkart Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Binny Bansal resigned on Tuesday over an alleged 'serious personal misconduct', the company said.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Liverpool's Sturridge rejects gambling allegations
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Liverpool FC striker Daniel Sturridge denied allegations by England's Football Association that he violated regulations on gambling.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
AI's Director Operations who failed alcohol test removed
New Delhi/Chennai, Nov 13 (IANS) The Central government on Tuesday removed Air India's Director Operations Arvind Kathpalia, after the senior pilot failed a pre-flight breath analyzer test.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
IHH becomes controlling shareholder in Fortis Healthcare
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) After months of deliberations, Malaysia's IHH Healthcare Berhad on Tuesday finally became the controlling shareholder of Fortis Healthcare with a 31.1 per cent stake in the company.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Zakai challenges clean chit by SIT to former Gujarat CM and others in 2002 riots.
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hear on November 19 a plea by Zakia Jafri challenging the Gujarat High court order upholding the clean chit to the then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others for the alleged larger conspiracy in the 2002 post-Godhra riots.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
I-League: In-form Chennai edge past East Bengal 2-1
Kolkata, Nov 13 (IANS) East Bengal lost their first game of the season as Chennai City FC continued their dream run with a 2-1 win over their more fancied rivals in an I-League clash at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
CPI-M to be part of DMK-led alliance: Yechury
Chennai, Nov 13 (IANS) Consolidating the anti-BJP front in Tamil Nadu, the CPI-M on Tuesday said it will be a part of the DMK-led front in the state for the Lok Sabha election next year.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Rohit rested from India A squad
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Fresh from a 3-0 mauling of the West Indies in the T20 International rubber under his captaincy, star batsman Rohit Sharma's recent workload was taken into consideration as the BCCI on Tuesday decided to rest him from the India A squad for the first four-day match against New Zealand A.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Congress faces discontent over first list for Telangana
Hyderabad, Nov 13 (IANS) The first list of candidates announced by the Congress in Telangana for next month's Assembly elections triggered discontent in the party, with those denied ticket threatening to enter the fray as rebels.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Fish import ban will be an irritant to Goa's travel & tourism: Trade body
Panaji, Nov 13 (IANS) The six-month ban on import of fish, due to the scare involving use of formalin to preserve fish being sold in Goa, is a "irritant" to the travel and tourism industry in Goa, said Savio Messias, head of the state's leading travel and tourism body, on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa suffers foot injury
Madrid, Nov 13 (IANS) Atletico Madrid on Tuesday announced that Diego Costa did not take part in the training session after suffering a foot injury.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Comic legend Stan Lee dead at 95, fans mourn globally (Roundup)
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Stan Lee, the colourful Marvel Comics patriarch who helped usher in a new era of superhero storytelling, died at the age of 95, evoking emotional tributes by a string of Hollywood personalities including Chris Hemsworth, Ryan Reynolds and Robert Downey Jr, as well as Indian film celebrities and fans of the comic visionary.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
ICC launches official resale ticket platform for 2019 WC
Dubai, Nov 13 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday launched its official resale ticket platform for the World Cup 2019, providing a safe and secure way for fans to buy and sell tickets at face value.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Thai government approves legalization of cannabis for medical purposes
Bangkok, Nov 13 (IANS) The Thai government on Tuesday approved a reform to legalize the medicinal use of cannabis, which would make it the first Southeast Asian country to do so.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Thailand,Immigration/Law/Rights,Health/Medicine,Politics
Italy has re-launched dialogue on Libya: Conte
Palermo (Italy), Nov 13 (IANS/AKI) Italy has brought together the main players in the Mediterranean region and has kickstarted a dialogue on conflict-wracked Libya, Italy's Premier Giuseppe Conte tweeted on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Diplomacy
Narendra Tomar given additional charge of parliamentary affairs
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar was on Tuesday given additional charge of Parliamentary Affairs Ministry held so far by H.N. Ananth Kumar who died in Bengaluru on Monday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sensex, Nifty rebound on lower crude oil price, healthy macro data (Roundup)
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) India's key equity indices bounced back on Tuesday, gaining one per cent each, as global crude oil prices declined and domestic consumer inflation cooled, boosting investor sentiment.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Singapore engagements to boost India's ties with Asean, Indo-Pacific region: Modi
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Ahead of his visit to Singapore on November 14-15 for the annual India-Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) and East Asia Summits, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that his engagements there will help boost ties with Southeast Asia and the wider Indo-Pacific region.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Kerala Police officer involved in murder kills self
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 13 (IANS) A senior Kerala Police officer who was eluding arrest after causing a man's death a week back was on Tuesday found hanging at his home in Kollam district.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Odisha's health sector gets Rs 2,750 cr investment commitments
Bhubaneswar, Nov 13 (IANS) Odisha's health sector received investment commitments worth Rs 2,750 crore, while the MSME sector got about Rs 1,177 crore worth of proposals during the third day of the 'Make in Odisha' Conclave on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Odisha inks pacts with FICCI, firms to promote training ecosystem
Bhubaneswar, Nov 13 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday signed several Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with industry lobby group FICCI as well as with companies to promote a robust ecosystem of training and recruitment in the state.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Education
Goans eating burgers fearing formalin-laced fish: BJP MLA
Panaji, Nov 13 (IANS) Goans have stopped eating their regular meals and have switched from fish to burgers, KFC or Shawarma due to an ongoing formalin scare, Deputy Speaker and ruling BJP MLA Michael Lobo said on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
RInfra wins arbitration award worth Rs 16.14 cr against NHAI
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Reliance Infrastructure (RInfra) on Tuesday said that it has won an arbitration award worth Rs 16.14 crore against the National Highway Authority of India (NHAI).
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Italian authorities dismantle migrant camp
Rome, Nov 13 (IANS) The Italian police on Tuesday started to dismantle a migrant camp in the capital's city centre leaving some 200 people homeless.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Italy,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights
Full name of political parties registered, not abbreviation: EC
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Election Commission on Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that registration of political parties was done with their full names, not with their abbreviations.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Pakistani militant killed near LoC
Jammu, Nov 13 (IANS) A Pakistani militant was killed in a gunfight with the Army on Tuesday near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Jammu district.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Defence/Security
33rd Asean summit begins with call for multilateralism, international cooperation
Singapore, Nov 13 (IANS) The 33rd summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) opened here on Tuesday with a call for upholding multilateralism and international cooperation to address economic, environmental and terrorism-related challenges.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Singapore,Politics,Terrorism,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Infiltration foiled in Kupwara, two militants killed
Srinagar, Nov 13 (IANS) Two militants were killed on Tuesday by the Army near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Defence/Security
The Girl in the Spider's Web' gets India release date
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Claire Foy's "The Girl in the Spider's Web" will release in India on November 23.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sonam Kapoor lists simple ways to deal with #MeToo
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, who believes that the #MeToo movement has been "as eye-opening and devastating as it has been exhilarating", will galvanise people into action and into a redemption of rights long awaited for the disempowered. This, she believes, may seem complex, but can be achieved in a simple way.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
AIBA Women's World Boxing meet starts Thursday
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) As many as 300 boxers under 10 weight categories from 73 countries will battle for top honours when the AIBA Womens World Boxing Championships starts at the I.G. Stadium here from Thursday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Iran to host major international Islamic conference
Tehran, Nov 13 (IANS) Iran will host a major Islamic conference to be attended by representatives from more than 80 countries later in November, the media reported on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Religion
GlobalLinker roped in for global SME-focused initiative
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Mumbai-headquartered GlobalLinker on Tuesday said it has been selected to partner with the Monetary Authority of Singapore and Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) to create a collaborative Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven digital solutions hub.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Technology,Business/Economy
AI's Director of Operations who failed alcohol test removed
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Central government on Tuesday removed Air India's Director of Operations Arvind Kathpalia, after the senior pilot failed a pre-flight breath analyzer test.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
UP cabinet ratifies name change of Allahabad, Faizabad
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Tuesday ratified the renaming of Faizabad as Ayodhya and Allahabad as Prayagraj district, an official spokesman said.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Kerala CM calls all-party meeting on Sabarimala
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 13 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday called an all-party meeting on Thursday to discuss the upcoming Sabarimala pilgrimage season after the Supreme Court declined to stay its order allowing all women to pray at the temple.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Prayers offered to Sun to mark Chhath festival in Bihar
Patna, Nov 13 (IANS) Hundreds of thousands of people, mainly women, marked the festival of Chhath on Tuesday across Bihar by fasting, praying, singing traditional songs and making offerings to the setting Sun.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Bihar,National,Religion,Human Interest/Society
Two electrocuted in UP village
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) Two persons were electrocuted in Ballia district when they were returning home after making preparations for the festival of Chatth, police said on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ashok Leyland posts Rs 460 cr profit in Q2, CEO quits
Chennai, Nov 13 (IANS) Commercial vehicle maker Ashok Leyland on Tuesday said its net profit grew 37 per cent on year in the quarter ended September to Rs 460 crore, and also announced its CEO has resigned.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Odisha to host national football team camps
Bhubaneswar, Nov 13 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Odisha government under which Odisha will host the national team camps as well as act as the home of the Indian Arrows.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Football
Minority Ministry organising 'Hunar Haat' at IITF
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Ministry of Minority Affairs (MoMA) is organising its popular 'Hunar Haat at the India International Trade Fair (IITF) that would kick off at Pragati Maidan here on Wednesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Politics,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
CBI books its officer for forging signature of unit head
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against its own Deputy Legal Advisor (DLA) deputed in the agency's Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) division on charges of forging the signature of the unit head for showing favourable assessment reports for her promotion.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dalmia Cement to invest Rs 2,500 crore in Odisha for new cement plants
Bhubaneswar, Nov 13 (IANS) Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd has said it will invest Rs 2,500 crore to set up new cement manufacturing plants in Odisha.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Orissa,National,Business/Economy
Terrorists who killed BJP leader will soon be eliminated: Ram Madhav
Jammu, Nov 13 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) General Secretary Ram Madhav said on Tuesday that state party leader Anil Parihar and his brother were murdered by terrorists who will soon be eliminated.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Terrorism
Sri Lanka's Supreme Court suspends dissolution of Parliament
Colombo, Nov 13 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Supreme Court on Tuesday suspended the dissolution of Parliament by President Maithripala Sirisena, granting interim relief.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Sushant Singh proud of 'Savdhaan India 2' journey
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Actor Sushant Singh is happy and proud that the second season of "Savdhaan India", a show which aims to spread awareness and keep people alert, has cross the 100-episode mark.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Asean postpones Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership
Singapore, Nov 13 (IANS) The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) was unable to conclude negotiations for the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership during a summit in Singapore, postponing them till 2019, the Philippines Secretary of Trade and Industry said on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Singapore,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Binny Bansal resigns as Flipkart CEO
Bengaluru, Nov 13 (IANS) Indian e-tail major Flipkart Group's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Binny Bansal resigned from the post on Tuesday, the company said in a statement.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Former civil servants write to CAG, question delay in demonetisation, Rafale audits
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) In an open letter to the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India, as many as 60 former civil servants have questioned the unusual delay in the national auditor coming out with reports on demonetisation and the Rafale fighter jet deal.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Name Nagpur-Mumbai Expressway after Bal Thackeray: Shiv Sena
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) The Shiv Sena on Tuesday demanded that the upcoming Nagpur-Mumbai Super Communication Expressway (NMSCE) should be named after its late patriarch Bal Thackeray.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Mumbai to host RFYS Athletics National meet
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) Over 800 student athletes qualified through 14 city leg finals will vie for top honours at the Reliance Foundation Youth Sports National Athletics Championship, to be held from November 14 to 16 at SAI here, it was announced on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Athletics
Mahathir calls for mutually beneficial trade deals
Singapore, Nov 13 (IANS) Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on Tuesday urged members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) to engage in fair and mutually beneficial trade and investment cooperation.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Singapore,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Modi has admitted to his theft in Rafale deal: Rahul
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) In remarks coming a day after the government had filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday claimed that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has "admitted to his theft" in the Rafale deal and that changes were made in the jet contract without consultation.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
IT minister among LinkedIn's top 25 voices for India
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi are among India's top 25 most-influential voices on LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned professional networking platform said on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Rajinikanth says he did not dub BJP as 'dangerous'
Chennai, Nov 13 (IANS) Superstar Rajinikanth on Tuesday said he has not described the BJP as a dangerous party and it was for the people to decide whether it was such an organisation.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Cinema/Showbiz
Minor found dead in Manipur observation home
Imphal, Nov 13 (IANS) A minor who was arrested in connection with the death of a girl was found hanging from a ceiling fan at a government-run observation home in Manipur on Tuesday, police said.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Manipur,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Stan Lee to have cameo in 'Ralph Breaks The Internet'
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Comic legend Stan Lee, who has died at 95, will be seen in a cameo in the movie "Ralph Breaks the Internet".
2018-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
India's energy consumption to nearly triple by 2040: Pradhan
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) India's energy consumption, already the third-highest in the world, is likely to grow at more than four per cent annually and will nearly triple to 607 million metric tonnes by 2040, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said in Abu Dhabi.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Swiggy to engage 2,000 women for food delivery
Bengaluru, Nov 13 (IANS) Leading food ordering and delivery start-up Swiggy on Tuesday said it would engage about 2,000 women as delivery personnel by March 2019.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
SC to hear review petitions on Sabarimala, no stay on ruling
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday decided to go for open court hearings of the 49 petitions seeking a recall of its order permitting females of all age groups to pray at the Sabarimala temple in Kerala. Until then, the order will remain valid.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Ashok Leyland CEO and MD Vinod Dasari resigns
Chennai, Nov 13 (IANS) After 14 years in the commercial vehicle major Ashok Leyland Ltd, Vinod K. Dasari, CEO and Managing Director, has decided resign to pursue other interests, said Executive Chairman Dheeraj G. Hinduja on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
130 candidates facing criminal cases in fray for Chhattisgarh polls
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) As many as 130 candidates facing declared criminal cases, 90 of them involving serious charges like attempt to murder, are among the 1,079 candidates in the fray for the second phase of Chhattisgarh Assembly polls in 72 constituencies.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
It is raining resignations in Rajasthan BJP
Jaipur, Nov 13 (IANS) The release of the first list of BJP candidates for the Rajasthan Assembly elections has triggered a flurry of resignations in the party as many prominent names have failed to get ticket to contest.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
India's first award for sustainability in fashion invites entries (Lead, correcting para 5)
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) The 'Circular Design Challenge, launched earlier this year as part of R Elan's 'Fashion for Earth initiative, is open for entries. It will recognise the environmental champions of tomorrow in the Indian fashion and textiles industry.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Exhibition series to display Indo-French art link
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) In an attempt to celebrate the Indo-French art connection, cultural centre Alliance Fran├žaise de Delhi on Tuesday announced a new art series "Inview" and a programme "Back to France" which will exhibit works of Indian artists with a French link.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
Anti-Putin activist barred from leaving Russia
Moscow, Nov 13 (IANS) Russian opposition figurehead Alexey Navalny on Tuesday said he was prevented from leaving the country to attend a hearing at the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) in Strasbourg, which is set to rule on whether his numerous arrests by Russian authorities were politically motivated.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IHH becomes controlling shareholder in Fortis Healthcare
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) After months of deliberations, Malaysia's IHH Healthcare Berhad on Tuesday finally became the controlling shareholder of Fortis Healthcare with a 31.1 per cent stake in the company.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Longowal re-appointed SGPC President
Amritsar, Nov 13 (IANS) Gobind Singh Longowal was on Tuesday re-appointed President of the cash-rich Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC).
2018-11-13
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion
Man smashes daughters' heads in UP, sets them afire
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) In a heart wrenching incident, a man killed his three daughters by first smashing their heads with a hammer and then setting them on fire in Uttar Pradesh's Lalitpur district, police said on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Blasphemy protests: Pakistan court refuses to try Islamists
Islamabad, Nov 13 (IANS) A Pakistani court has refused to try for treason the Islamist leaders who organized mass protests to oppose the Supreme Court acquittal of Christian woman Asia Bibi in a blasphemy case, the lawyer who filed the petition said on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Obesity may cause depression even in absence of health issues
London, Nov 13 (IANS) Overweight and obese people may be at increased risk of depression, even in the absence of other health problems, warns new research.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
US-Japan trade pact will be model for Indo-Pacific: Pence
Tokyo, Nov 13 (IANS) The trade agreement Washington and Tokyo plan to negotiate will be a model for the Indo-Pacific region, US Vice President Mike Pence said at the start of his Asia tour on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Japan,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
John Legend emotional while honouring wife
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) Musician John Legend cried while honouring his model-wife Chrissy Teigen at Glamour's 2018 Women of the Year Awards which took place at Spring Studios here.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Hindalco to invest Rs 6,000 cr to set up downstream facilities
Bhubaneswar, Nov 13 (IANS) Hindalco Industries, the metals flagship of the Aditya Birla Group, plans to invest about Rs 6,000 crore to set up downstream facilities over the next four years, a top company official said here on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy
Report of N. Korea's 'undisclosed' missile bases not new: Seoul
Seoul/Washington, Nov 13 (IANS) South Korea's presidential office on Tuesday played down a report on North Korea's "undisclosed" missile sites, saying the state intelligence communities of Seoul and Washington earlier acquired relevant information.
2018-11-13
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
India's first award for sustainability in fashion invites entries
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) The 'Circular Design Challenge, launched earlier this year as part of R Elans 'Fashion for Earth initiative, is open for entries. It will recognise the environmental champions of tomorrow in the Indian fashion and textiles industry.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Google Gboard to suggest GIFs, emoji using AI
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) Google is rolling out a new Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based capability that would allow its first-party keyboard "Gboard" to suggest GIFs, emoji and stickers to conversations for Android users.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
China's Camsing will push Stan Lee elements
Beijing, Nov 13 (IANS) Camsing International, the Chinese company that last year bought Stan Lees POW! Entertainment, remembered the comic legend as "the father of superheroes" as the news of his demise broke. The company said it would push Stan Lee elements.
2018-11-13
Category: International, China,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Amazon Prime Video adds Hindi language support
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Aiming to bring next 100 million users to its Prime Membership from India, Amazon Prime Video on Tuesday announced it has added a Hindi language user interface (UI) to its search, navigation and customer support.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Ireland Baldwin called 'looter' amidst California wildfire
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) Model Ireland Bladwin has claimed the police accused her of "looting" when she tried to get back to her house in Malibu amidst the raging California wildfire.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Hundreds bid adieu to Ananth Kumar at state funeral
Bengaluru, Nov 13 (IANS) Hundreds of people, including BJP patriarch L.K. Advani and the party's National President Amit Shah, on Tuesday bid farewell to Ananth Kumar, as his mortal remains were cremated at a state funeral with military honours here.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Dua Lipa heartbroken over cancelled Abu Dhabi concert
Los Angeles, Nov 13 (IANS) Singer Dua Lipa is sad about the cancellation of her concert in Abu Dhabi due to extreme weather conditions.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Simple ovarian cysts don't require surgical removal: Study
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) It's better to ignore simple ovarian cysts as researchers have found that such cysts are extremely common in women and do not require additional ultrasound surveillance or surgical removal.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Now a digital dance show for Indian audience
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) "The Dance Project", touted as India's first digital dance show, will go live on Sony Music India's official YouTube channel from November 23.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Saumya Tandon announces pregnancy
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) "Bhabiji Ghar Par Hain!" actress Saumya Tandon on Tuesday announced that she is pregnant with her first child. She has called it a "fascinating ride".
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC to hear review petitions on Sabarimala
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday decided to go for open court hearings of the nearly 50 petitions seeking a recall of its order permitting women of all age groups to pray at the Sabarimala temple in Kerala.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Dubai to host Round 1 of MRF Challenge 2018-19
Dubai, Nov 13 (IANS) The MRF Challenge, one of Asias premier single-seater championships, and an FIA-approved series, is once again set to light up the winter season with a clutch of young, exciting talent from Europe and elsewhere in the fray as the seventh edition commences at the Dubai Autodrome here on Thursday.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Motorsports
BJP delegation meets Kovind, apprises him of 3rd member of SIT still not named
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) A delegation led by BJP MP on Tuesday met President Ram Nath Kovind apprising him of the fact that even eight months after the Supreme Court had appointed an SIT headed by Justice S.N. Dhingra to probe the 1984 anti-Sikh riots it has till date not notified the third member.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sensex gains 330 points on lower crude prices
Mumbai, Nov 13 (IANS) The benchmark Sensex rose on Tuesday, as a drop in global crude oil prices eased concerns about India's current account deficit.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
If 10 parties gang up against BJP, then it shows who is strong: Rajinikanth
Chennai, Nov 13 (IANS) Superstar Rajinikanth on Tuesday said it was for the people to decide whether the BJP is a "dangerous" party but said if 10 parties are ranged against one, then it shows who is strong.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
SC to hold open court hearings on Sabarimala
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday decided to go for open court hearings of the petitions seeking a recall of its order permitting women of all age groups to pray at the Sabarimala temple in Kerala.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
China urged to permanently ban using rhino, tiger products
Beijing, Nov 13 (IANS) Environment NGO WildAid on Tuesday welcomed the Chinese government's decision to temporarily ban the use of tiger bones and rhinoceros horn, but urged the authorities to sustain it indefinitely.
2018-11-13
Category: International, China,Environment/Wildlife
HC rejects middleman's bail plea in case against Asthana
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday rejected the bail plea of a middleman, Manoj Prasad, in a corruption case involving the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Director Rakesh Asthana.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ex-Sri Lanka cricketer Lokuhettige charged under ECB anti-corruption code
Dubai, Nov 13 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka cricketer Dilhara Lokuhettige was on Tuesday charged with three counts of breaching the Emirates Cricket Board's Anti-Corruption Code, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said in a statement.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Number of Indian students in US continue to rise
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The number of Indian students studying in the US increased by 5 per cent since last year, coming second only to the Chinese students, a US Embassy official said on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: International, India,National,Education
Treat drunk pilots as criminals: Aviation experts
Chennai, Nov 13 (IANS) Pilots on duty who consume alcohol before or during flights should be treated as criminals, aviation experts said, adding that pilots should undergo breath analyser tests before and after a flight and any violation should be treated as a criminal offence.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Defence/Security
Russian cosmonaut offers to share experience with Indian astronauts
Chennai, Nov 13 (IANS) A Russian cosmonaut has offered to share his country's experience and best practices in the field of space exploration with Indian astronauts who are designated to go on India's first human space mission in 2022.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Diplomacy
Harshdeep to perform at Deepika-Ranveer wedding
Milan, Nov 13 (IANS) Singer Harshdeep Kaur's soulful voice will lend musical magic to the wedding festivities of actors Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh in Italy.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Italy,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nutrition programmes, education help lowering anaemia in India
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Improved public health and nutrition programmes for children under five years of age, and higher education and wealth among expectant mothers substantially contributed to lowering anaemia among these two groups between 2006 and 2016, the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) said.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Education,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Indo-Russian military exercises from November 18
Lucknow, Nov 13 (IANS) India and Russia will hold joint military exercises in Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh from November 18, it was announced on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Girls face barriers to education in Pakistan: HRW
New York, Nov 13 (IANS) Pakistan is failing to educate a huge proportion of the country's girls due to the government's under-investment in schools, prohibitive school fees and gender discrimination, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report released on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Education
Nokia veteran Ashish Chowdhary appointed Apple India head
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) In a fillip to Apple CEO Tim Cook's big future plans for the Indian market, Apple has appointed Ashish Chowdhary, Chief Customer Operations Officer at Nokia Networks, as its India operation head, the Cupertino-based iPhone maker said on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Woman hypnotised, robbed in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) A woman has complained that she was hypnotised and robbed by two men here on Tuesday, police said.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress rejects Dassault's defence, says Rafale corruption can't be hidden
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Alleging a "fixed match" between the Modi government and Rafale maker Dassault Aviation, the Congress on Tuesday said the "blatant corruption" in the fighter jet deal cannot be hidden and demanded a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into it.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
SC to hear Sonia, Rahul's plea in tax case
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear appeals by UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress President Rahul Gandhi along with party leader Oscar Fernandes challenging a Delhi High Court order directing re-opening of their income tax assessment for 2011-12 related to the National Herald case.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Uruguay name defender Velazquez for friendlies with Brazil, France
Montevideo, Nov 13 (IANS) Rayo Vallecano centre-back Emiliano Velazquez has been called up to Uruguay's national squad for friendlies against France and Brazil this month.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Uruguay,Sports,Football
Scottish winger Boyle ready to play for Australia
Sydney, Nov 13 (IANS) Scottish winger Martin Boyle will likely debut for Australia in Brisbane on Saturday, despite only having set foot in the country earlier in the week.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Football
Miguel Cardoso to be new coach of Celta Vigo
Vigo (Spain), Nov 13 (IANS) Celta Vigo on Monday announced that Miguel Cardoso has replaced Antonio Mohamed as coach of the La Liga side.
2018-11-13
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Apple appoints Nokia veteran Ashish Chowdhary to lead India operations
New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) In a fillip to Apple CEO Tim Cook's big future plans for the Indian market, Apple has appointed Ashish Chowdhary, Chief Customer Operations Officer at Nokia Networks, as its India operation head, reliable industry sources told IANS on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Thousands pay homage to Ananth Kumar in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Nov 13 (IANS) Thousands of people, including union and state ministers and the general public, paid homage to late Union Minister Ananth Kumar here on Tuesday.
2018-11-13
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics

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