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Trudeau's Liberals win Canadian general elections (2nd Lead)
Ottawa, Oct 22 (IANS) Incumbent Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party has emerged victorious in the tightly contested general elections, and will return to power as a minority government, media reports said on Tuesday.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Naruhito officially proclaims himself Emperor of Japan
Tokyo, Oct 22 (IANS) Japan's Emperor Naruhito proclaimed his ascension to the Chrysanthemum Throne on Tuesday and promised to respect the country's constitution and fulfil all his responsibilities.
2019-10-22
Category: International, Japan,Politics
European regulators delay lifting 737 MAX grounding order
Chicago, Oct 22 (IANS) European air-safety regulators have officially shelved the idea of lifting the grounding order of the Boeing 737 MAX jets simultaneously with the US, according to informed sources, a significant setback to American regulators' desire for a coordinated global response.
2019-10-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Yogi to gift projects worth Rs 373.69 crore to Ayodhya
Ayodhya, Oct 22 (IANS) When Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visits Ayodhya on Saturday for the 'Deepotsav' programme, he will gift projects worth Rs 373.69 crore to the people of the holy city.
2019-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Raj CM busy saving chair, setting shop for son: BJP
Jaipur, Oct 21 (IANS) Amid the by-elections to two Assembly seats in Rajasthan, BJP state chief Satish Poonia came down heavily on Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Tripura's ex-Minister found in hospital after 6 days' hunt
Agartala, Oct 21 (IANS) Former PWD Minister and top Left leader Badal Choudhury, whom police was hunting frantically for the past six days in an alleged corruption case, was found in a private hospital late on Monday night "in mysterious circumstances", police said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Siachen thrown open to tourists 35 years after Operation Meghdoot
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) About 35 years after it was closed down for civilians, Siachen Glacier, the world's highest battlefield, was on Monday declared open for tourists by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, in a major decision ahead of the creation of the Union Territory of Ladakh where the region is located.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Facebook announces new tools to protect 2020 US elections
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Stung by spread of fake news and privacy violations, Facebook on Monday announced several new tools to protect 2020 US elections from being manipulated by nation-state bad actors, and avoid the repeat of 2018 presidential elections hit by Russian interference.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Politics
Kamal Nath seeks Rs 6,621 cr to aid victims of heavy rains
New Delhi/Bhopal, Oct 21 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath met Union Home Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi on Monday and gave a memorandum to him requesting to release Rs 6,621 crore as an assistance to compensate for the loss due to excessive rainfall in the state.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
No let-up in HAL strike as stand-off continues
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) The indefinite strike by the workers of the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) for wage revision continued on the 8th day, with the trade unions and management hardening their positions, an official said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Maharashtra sees over 60% turnout in star-studded polls (Intro Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Starting on a morning low, at the close of voting hours, Maharashtra on Monday recorded an estimated 60.46 per cent turnout for elections to 288 Assembly seats, with a high-octane dosage of glamour and power evident all day through.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Raj CM to take action for delay in Kalisindh Power Project
Jaipur, Oct 21 (IANS) The Rajasthan government on Monday approved the proposal for increasing the cost of Kalisindh Thermal Power Project (Unit 1 and 2) in Jhalawar district from Rs 9,479.51 crore to Rs 9,680.03 crore and issued directions to take action against officers and firms which delayed the project leading to its cost escalation.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Business/Economy
INX Media case: Court accepts CBI chargesheet against Chidambaram
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A Delhi court on Monday took cognisance of the chargesheet filed against former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in the INX Media case. The court asked for the former minister to be presented before it on October 24.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Smriti meets nonagenarian voter, urges people to vote
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Union Minister Smriti Irani, who was in Mumbai to caste her vote in the Maharashtra Assembly elections, met a 93-year-old ex-army man and had a warm interaction with him.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Traders oppose laser show for pollution free Delhi in CP
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Just days after the Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal announced a laser show from October 26 to 29 at Connaught place's Central park, the traders here have started to register their protest against the event.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Ours is the only non-corrupt government: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday slammed the BJP for being a 'corrupt political party' and said his government turned out to be the only non-corrupt government in the history of politics.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Brexit: Commons Speaker says no to request for vote on deal
London, Oct 21 (IANS) House of Commons Speaker John Bercow on Monday refused a government request to hold a "yes" or "no" vote on its Brexit deal.
2019-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
India slams Pak for unilaterally stopping postal services
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India on Monday launched a scathing attack on Pakistan for suspending postal mails exchange, with Minister for Communications Ravi Shankar Prasad saying it has been done unilaterally and without prior information, in contravention of global postal rules.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Broad contours of Indo-US trade deal resolved: Goyal
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Hinting at an early announcement of the first set of agreements under the proposed India-US trade deal, Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said that India and the US have resolved the broad contours of the proposed agreement.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy,Politics
Peaceful polling in Vikravandi, Nanguneri (4th Lead, State Polls 2019)
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) The two assembly seats in Tamil Nadu -- Vikravandi and Nanguneri -- where bypolls are underway witnessed brisk and peaceful polling on Monday, said Chief Electoral Officer Satyabrata Sahoo.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Kejriwal discusses employment ideas with CII
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday met a delegation of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Northern Region at the Delhi Secretariat to discuss issues of Delhi's development and economic progress.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UP bypolls record low voter turnout at 44.4%
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) Polling in the by-elections to 11 Assembly seats in Uttar Pradesh on Monday recorded a low turnout of 44.47 per cent at 5 p.m.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Over 80% polling in Telangana's Huzurnagar assembly bypoll (2nd Lead)
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) More than 80 per cent turnout was recorded in the by-election to Huzurnagar Assembly constituency in Telangana on Monday, poll officials said.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
'Mutual interactions to alleviate fears in Kashmir'
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A group of professionals and students from different communities of Kashmir issued a statement in New Delhi on Monday that mutual interactions between communities could be the way forward for alleviating fears that have enveloped the valley following withdrawal of special status to the state.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Iran urges Turkey to respect Syria's integrity
Tehran, Oct 21 (IANS) Iran on Monday urged Turkey to respect Syria's territorial integrity and national sovereignty.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Indian forces capable of thwarting all threats: Minister
Guwahati, Oct 21 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Home, G Kishan Reddy, who is on a three-day visit to the northeast, said that India continues with its policy of zero tolerance against terrorism and added that Indian forces are capable of thwarting all threats to India's internal security and there has been a reduction in the casualties among police personnel and civilians.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Assam,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Banking operations to be hit on Tuesday due to strike
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Banking operations across the country will be affected on Tuesday as about 3.5 lakh bank employees will be on strike to protest mergers of government banks, said a top leader of All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA).
2019-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Politics
India again urges Pak not to levy $20 Kartarpur pilgrim fee
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) "Disappointed" as Pakistan insists on $20 service fee per Kartarpur pilgrim, India on Monday again urged the neighbouring country to reconsider to levy the fee and conveyed that it would be ready to sign the agreement on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor on October 23, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said.
2019-10-21
Category: International, India,National,Politics,Religion
Lam apologises after water cannon sprays mosque entrance
Hong Kong, Oct 21 (IANS) Hong Kong chief Carrie Lam and the police force on Monday apologised to the local Muslim community after a water cannon sprayed the entrance of the city's biggest mosque while dealing with anti-government protesters.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Ghani separately met Pelosi, Esper: Prez Office
Kabul, Oct 21 (IANS) Afghan President Ashraf Ghani separately met US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Defence Secretary Mark Esper who arrived here on unannounced visits, the Presidential Office said on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Israel,Politics
BJP MLA claims EVMs only vote for BJP, Rahul shares video
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Former Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday shared on Twitter a viral video in which Bakhshish Singh Virk, the Bharatiya Janata Party MLA from Assandh constituency in Haryana, is seen claiming that no matter which button is pressed on the electronic voting machine (EVM), the vote would go to the saffron party.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Former TDP Minister Adi Narayana Reddy to join BJP
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Three-time MLA and a former Minister in the previous Chandrababu Naidu government in Andhra Pradesh, senior leader Adi Narayana Reddy is all set to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Savarkar an accomplished man, says Singhvi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Congress national spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi on Monday called Hindutva ideologue Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, an accomplished man, who played a part in the freedom struggle and went to jail for the country.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
25.7% voting 11 a.m. in Odisha's Bijepur Assembly bypoll
Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (IANS) About 25.7 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 11 a.m. on Monday for the Bijepur Assembly bypoll in Odisha's Bargarh district, said Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Sushil Kumar Lohani.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Heavy rains affect polling in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 21 (IANS) Heavy rains dampened voting for bypolls to the five Assembly constituencies in Kerala on Monday morning and the India Meteorological Department (IMD) predicts the showers to continue through the day.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
30 world leaders to attend Naruhito's enthronement
Tokyo, Oct 21 (IANS) Around 30 heads of state and government, among other prominent personalities, will on Tuesday attend the public enthronement ceremony of Japanese Emperor Naruhito, according to official sources.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Visit the National Police Memorial whenever possible: Modi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Saluting the police forces and their families on the Police Commemoration Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said last year the National Police Memorial was dedicated to the nation and urged the people to visit the place of inspiration and gratitude.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress leaders held trying to lay siege to Telangana CM house
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Police in Telangana arrested scores of Congress leaders and workers on Monday to foil the party's plans to lay siege to Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao's residence in support of striking employees of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC).
2019-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
EU envoy calls for resumption of US-Taliban talks
Kabul, Oct 21 (IANS) The European Union (EU) envoy to Afghanistan Roland Kobia has called for the resumption of talks between the US and the Taliban after they were abruptly called off by American President Donald Trump last month due to a bombing in Kabul.
2019-10-21
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Maha polls: 5.79% voter turnout till 10 a.m. (State Polls 2019)
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Maharashtra has recorded an average of around 5.79 per cent voter turnout till 10 a.m. for the polls to the 288 Assembly seats.
2019-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
India-Turkey relations under Erdogan: Back to square one? (Lead correcting para 6, 2nd last para)
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Turkey and India, though not the best of friends, have been trying for the past three decades to overcome their differences, and strike a balance in ties, with a little give and take from both sides. But the relation appears to have nosedived of late under the Presidentship of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has taken on the mantle of becoming a "global Islamic leader".
2019-10-20
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Congress spokesman blames 'aunt', 'nephew' for custodial torture
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Bailed out on Sunday after two days in police custody, Congress spokesman Sanmoy Bandopadhyay alleged that he was subjected to "inhuman torture" and was not allowed to drink a drop of water for 14 hours, claiming that everything was done on the instruction of "pishi" (aunt) and "bhaipo" (nephew) as he had been speaking out against the rule of the "jungle" they had established.
2019-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
'Manmohan to attend Kartarpur opening as common pilgrim'
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will not attend the Kartarpur corridor inauguration on the invite of Pakistan next month, "but participate in the event as a common pilgrim", sources said on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Congress spokesman blames 'aunt', 'nephew' for custodial torture
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Bailed out on Sunday after two days in police custody, Congress spokesman Sanmoy Bandopadhyay alleged that he was subjected to "inhuman torture" and was not allowed to drink a drop of water for 14 hours, claiming that everything was done on the instruction of "pishi" (aunt) and "bhaipo" (nephew) as he had been speaking out against the rule of the "jungle" they have established.
2019-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
BJP will end power subsidy: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister and AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday that the BJP has made its stand clear that it will end the power subsidy being given by his government.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP Govt will provide cheaper power than AAP in Delhi: Goel
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Rajya Sabha MP and former BJP Delhi President Vijay Goel on Sunday said that if BJP comes to power in Delhi, it will give cheaper electricity than the AAP government.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Four terror camps hit in PoK, number of terrorists killed: Army Chief
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Four terror launch pads in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) were hit and a number of terrorists killed in retaliatory artillery firing by India following the ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Jammu and Kashmir on Sunday, Army chief, General Bipin Rawat said.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
India-Turkey relations under Erdogan: Back to square one?
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Turkey and India, though not the best of friends, have been trying for the past three decades to overcome their differences, and strike a balance in ties, with a little give and take from both sides. But the relation appears to have nosedived of late under the Presidentship of Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who has taken on the mantle of becoming a "global Islamic leader".
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security
Muslims side makes submission on moulding of relief public
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Following uproar from the Hindu side, the Muslim side has made public their written submissions regarding moulding of relief in the Ayodhya title dispute case.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
BJP ex-MLA's daughter moves HC for 'protection' from family
Bhopal, Oct 20 (IANS) The daughter of BJP's former Bhopal legislator Surendra Nath Singh has filed a petition with the Madhya Pradesh High Court in Jabalpur seeking police protection from her family members.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics