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SAFF Championship: Sports minister congratulates Indian team on title win
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Sports minister Anurag Thakur on Saturday congratulated Indian football team for winning SAFF Championship for the record eighth time.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
SAFF Championship: India lift eighth title, beat Nepal 3-0 in final
Male, Oct 16 (IANS) Indian football team won their eighth SAFF Championship title after beating Nepal 3-0 in the final here on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Intellectuals urge B'desh govt to act against instigators of Durga Puja violence
Agartala, Oct 16 (IANS) A delegation of intellectuals in Tripura on Saturday met Bangladesh Assistant High Commissioner in Agartala, Mohammad Jobayed Hosen, and urged him to request his government to ensure action against those who vandalised Durga Puja pandals in the neighbouring country.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'The Rock' releases first teaser trailer of DC film 'Black Adam'
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson treated his fans to the first teaser of 'Black Adam', the anti-hero film from the DC Extended Universe directed by Jaume Collett-Serra and co-written by Sohrab Noshirvani of 'The Mauritanian' fame. Collett-Serra directed Johnson most recently in Disney's hit film, 'Jungle Cruise'.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Telangana opposes move to transport Singareni coal to other states
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) The Vice-Chairman of Telangana State Planning Board, B. Vinod Kumar, on Saturday demanded that coal from the Thadicherla mines of Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) should not be transported to other states.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Jayalalithaa's disowned foster son walks out of Bengaluru prison
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Expelled AIADMK leader V.K. Shashikala's nephew V.N. Sudhakaran, who was serving prison sentence in a disproportionate assets case, was been released from the Central Prison in Bengaluru on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Hectic campaign on for bypolls to 5 Assam Assembly seats
Guwahati, Oct 16 (IANS) With Durga Puja festivities now over, the campaign for the October 30 by-elections to five Assembly seats in Assam gathered momentum on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
BJP, Congress sharpen attack as bypolls near in MP
Bhopal, Oct 16 (IANS) With less than two weeks left for the bypolls to three Assembly constituencies and one Lok Sabha seat in Madhya Pradesh, both the ruling BJP and the opposition Congress have sharpened their attack against each other.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
CSA congratulates all players for IPL win after flak over ignoring du Plessis, Tahir
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) congratulated all the players who were part of the Chennai Super Kings team winning the IPL 2021 trophy in Dubai International Stadium on Friday. The fresh social media post came after the CSA received huge flak over ignoring Faf du Plessis and Imran Tahir as it congratulated only Lungi Ngidi in a now-deleted post.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
DU issues third cut-off list, admission to begin from Oct 18
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Delhi University released the third cut-off list on Saturday for admissions in different undergraduate courses.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Maoist leader RK's last rites performed near Telangana border
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) The last rites of top Maoist leader Akkiraju Haragopal alias RK were performed near Pamedu-Kondapalli on Chhattisgarh-Telangana border on Friday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Terrorism
Yuki Bhambri to lead Delhi in 3rd edition of Tennis Premier League
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Ace Indian tennis player Yuki Bhambri will lead the challenge for the Delhi Binny's Brigade during the third edition of the Tennis Premier League (TPL), which will be played from December 9 to 14 at the Celebration Club in Mumbai.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
DiCaprio's production house, Abhay Deol's content company tie up for boxer's biopic
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Leonardo DiCaprio's Appian Way Productions has teamed up with 'Zindagi Na Milega Dobara' star Abhay Deol's Canada-based content creation company, Blisspoint Entertainment, and Singapore's Golden Ratio Films to make 'Pep', a biopic of the legendary mid-20th century featherweight boxer Guglielmo Papaleo, better known as Willie Pep.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
2 more killed in fresh communal violence in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Oct 16 (IANS) A three-member probe body has been formed after two more persons were killed in a fresh attack in Bangladesh. The attackers vandalised puja mandaps and carried out attacks on temples in Noakhali's Begumganj upazila during the celebrations of Durga Puja.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,Politics
Netaji did not receive what he deserved in history: Shah
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose did not receive as much importance as he should have and attempts were made to downplay many well-known leaders and their contributions in the Independence movement.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Firmino, Salah and Mane star in Liverpool's 5-0 over Watford
Watford, Oct 16 (IANS) Roberto Firmino's hat-trick and stunning goals from Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane led Liverpool to a comprehensive 5-0 match over Watford in the Premier League, here on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
IT searches reveal massive import under-invoicing
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Centre on Saturday said that the Income Tax Department recently carried out 'search and seizure' operations at various locations around the country to unearth massive under-invoicing of imported products such as laptops, mobile phones and peripheral parts.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Keen to offer solutions to UAE, says K'taka minister
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Karnataka being a hub of startups in India is keen to offer ground-breaking solutions to private companies and government organisations of UAE in various sectors ranging from logistics to infrastructure, oil-and-gas to environment and waste management to healthcare C.N. Ashwath Narayan, the Minister for IT/Bt and Science Technology said in Dubai on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: International, India,Business/Economy,Politics
Kalam's vision helped India charter its course to 21st century: Puri
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday said that former President of India Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's vision helped India charter its course to 21st century.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Britney fears return of paparazzi after end of conservatorship
Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Britney Spears is opening up about her fears regarding life after her 13-year conservatorship comes to its expected end. In a lengthy Instagram post on Friday, the pop star poured out her apprehensions and said she was concerned that her life will return to the paparazzi frenzy that it was before and any mistakes will make headlines.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
T20 World Cup: I foresee spinners having a big impact in this tournament, says Badree
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Former West Indies leg-spinner Samuel Badree believes that spinners will have a big impact in the men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman. He pointed out that spin has played a crucial role in previous editions of the mens T20 World Cup.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
79th Golden Globe Awards on Jan 9, 2022, despite controversies
Los Angeles, Oct. Oct 16 (IANS) The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) has announced that it plans to present the 79th annual Golden Globe Awards on January 9, 2022, disregarding the many controversies over racism and sexism in the journalists' body, and with no telecast partner in sight to replace the American network NBC, which had disassociated itself from the event earlier this year.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Rishi, Vanshita clinch titles at KSLTA-AITA Pro Circuit 2021
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Karnataka's Rishi Reddy and Vanshita Pathania clinched the men's and women's title respectively in the Rs 2-lakh prize money KSLTA-AITA Pro Circuit 2021 tennis tournament, here on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Congress announces internal election schedule
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Congress Working Committee (CWC) on Saturday gave a go ahead to the internal elections in the party. The party will elect a new president by October 2022.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
It's hard to look past Tabraiz Shamsi as the best spinner in T20 World Cup: Badree
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Former West Indies leg-spinner Samuel Badree has said that it is hard for him to look past South Africa wrist-spinner Tabraiz Shamsi as the best spinner going into the men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman. He added that Shamsis left-arm angle poses a significant challenge for batters.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Of Mumbai cabbies and 'QSQT': Juhi Chawla goes down memory lane
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Juhi Chawla, appearing in 'The Kapil Sharma Show', looks back at the time when 'Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak' (QSQT) had not yet achieved its blockbuster status. Miss India 1984, popular heroine and co-owner of the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Juhi will be seen as a special guest on the TV show.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pakistanis lash out at Imran Khan for 'petrol bomb'
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Known for their biting wit and unmatched humour when it comes to memes, Pakistanis on Twitter lashed out at the government's decision to hike the price of petroleum products, Geo News reported.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
G-23 leader raises poll preps issue & attack on Sibal's house in CWC meet
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) In the CWC meeting that took place on Saturday here, Congress leader and one of the prominent members of G-23, Ghulam Nabi Azad raised issues of poll preparations for the upcoming assembly elections, sources said.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Ashwin has been rewarded for reviving his white ball skills, says Kohli
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli on Saturday said that off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was included in the men's T20 World Cup squad due to him reviving his skills in white-ball cricket. He pointed out that Ashwin has improved upon bowling with courage.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
4 more soldiers martyred in anti-terror ops in Poonch-Rajouri (Ld)
Jammu, Oct 16 (IANS) Four more army soldiers including a junior commissioned officer (JCO) were martyred during an anti-terror operation in Poonch and Rajouri districts of Jammu and Kashmir during the last 24 hours.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
T20 World Cup: Dhoni is quite excited with getting back to the environment, says Kohli
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli said that former captain MS Dhoni is very excited about getting back to the environment of the Indian team. He also said that Dhoni's eye for practical inputs and intricate details will help improve the team's game by one or two percent. Dhoni has been appointed as the mentor of the Indian team for the men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Another non-local carpenter shot dead in J&K's Pulwama (Ld)
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) After killing a non-local street vendor in Jammu and Kashmir's capital city Srinagar on Saturday, militants shot dead another non-local carpenter in Pulwama district.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
'World Better Beware': Vaughan on reports of Dravid taking over as India head coach
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Former England captain Michael Vaughan has warned all the cricket teams around the world after it has been learned that Rahul Dravid is set to take over as the Indian men's cricket team's head coach following the conclusion of the upcoming T20 World Cup.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
3 held in Chennai for smuggling in gold, electronic goods
Chennai, Oct 16 (IANS) Three passengers were arrested on Friday by the Chennai Air Customs for trying to smuggle in gold and electronic goods.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Chingari launches its first NFT marketplace, social token
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Short video app Chingari on Saturday unveiled its first-ever crypto token '$GARI', which is launching its own NFT (non-fungible tokens) marketplace.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
realme Q3s confirmed to feature 144Hz LCD screen
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) realme, which is all set to launch its new smartphone 'realme Q3s' along with the realme GT Neo2T smartphone on October 19 in China, has now released a poster on Weibo that confirms that the Q3s will support an adaptive refresh rate of up to 144Hz.
2021-10-16
Category: International, China,Technology
New Pakistan religious body may put minorities under threat
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Pakistan government has signed an ordinance for the establishment of the Rehmatul-lil-Alameen Authority (RAA) religious body, triggering fears that it would further empower the country's influential clerics and undermine the rights of women and religious minorities, DW reported.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Lucky Ali impresses with his best compositions
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Noted singer, songwriter and actor Lucky Ali has impressed the viewers with the rendition of his best compositions like 'O Sanam' and 'Gori Teri Aakhein Kahen' on the final episode of 'Unacademy Unwind'. He performed the songs in a new style that made the lyrics more refreshing.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Adele's 'Easy on Me' dislodges 'Butter' and sets new records
London, Oct 16 (IANS) Adele's lead single from her upcoming '30' album, 'Easy on Me', has become Spotify's most streamed song within a single day, dislodging the BTS track, 'Butter', which scored more than 20.9 million global streams on May 23, reports 'Billboard' quoting a rep of the music streaming service provider.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz
Headmaster arrested for raping minor in school premises in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Oct 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Police have arrested a school headmaster for raping an 11-year-old girl studying in class 8, inside the classroom of a government school, confirmed police officials on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
The stakes are always high when India, Pakistan play together, says Agarkar
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Former India all-rounder Ajit Agarkar believes that stakes are always high when India and Pakistan play together in a World Cup. He also said that Pakistan may not pose much of a challenge, taking into consideration the form of the Indian team and statistics.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Non-local street vendor killed by militants in Srinagar
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) A non-local street vendor was shot and killed by militants on Saturday in the capital city of Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Skipper Shanaka backs inexperienced Sri Lanka to go 'long way' in T20 WC
Abu Dhabi, Oct 16 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Dasun Shanaka has backed his team to go a 'long way' in the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup, saying that his side has depth and variety, which could help them potentially to do well, even if they lack experience.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
New Covid cases come down in Kerala, so does TPR
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 16 (IANS) The new Covid cases in Kerala on Saturday saw 7,955 people turning positive after 79,722 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, while the test positivity rate was 9.97 per cent, said a statement from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Iran reaches out to Russia, China for help to counter Turkey-backed Azerbaijan
New Delhi, Oct 16: Iran has advised Azerbaijan to be cautious of "devil's costly traps" and avoid making false statements which could permanently damage the relations between the two countries.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Islamic State suffers big blow as West Africa leader dies
New Delhi, Oct 16: In a big blow to radical Islam, the leader of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) Abu Musab al-Barnawi is dead, Nigerias top general has said.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Pooja Gor opens up on movie based on her popular show
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Actress Pooja Gor has talked about the movie 'Pratigya Ki Ankahee Dastaan', which is based on the show 'Mann Kee Awaaz Pratigya 2' that premiered on March 15 featuring Pooja and Arhaan Behll. But the movie will showcase a new story.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
8 dead, 4 missing as heavy rains lash Kerala (Ld)
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 16 (IANS) At least 8 people are dead and five persons are reported missing after heavy rains lashed Kerala since Friday evening.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Another Nihang Sikh surrenders in Punjab in Singhu murder case
Chandigarh, Oct 16 (IANS) The second accused and a Nihang Sikh, identified as Parminder Singh, in the Singhu border lynching incident, on Saturday surrendered at a gurdwara before the police in Jandiala Guru in Amritsar district in Punjab amidst the presence of a huge sympathizers.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
'Bigg Boss Telugu 5': Nagarjuna plans sudden elimination
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) Telugu's biggest reality show, 'Bigg Boss Telugu 5', has gained much hype with the season's contestants giving a tough fight. After five weeks, this week witnessed most of the contestants in the nominations, excluding Anne Master, actor Maanas, actress Priya and RJ Kajal.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Reliance signs definitive agreement with designer Manish Malhotra
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) Designer Manish Malhotra and Reliance Brands Limited (RBL) have established a strategic alliance aimed at speeding up the 16-year-old couture house's global expansion goals. RBL has signed a definitive agreement to invest in founder and creative director, Manish Malhotras eponymous brand for a 40% minority stake. This is the brand's first outside investment, as it was previously owned solely by the designer.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Allu Arjun and team all set for 'pumpkin-breaking ceremony'
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) One South India's most happening actors, Allu Arjun, is busy shooting for his upcoming action-drama 'Pushpa'. Being directed by blockbuster filmmaker Sukumar, expectations are already running high.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
BJP to keep its option open about any tie up with Amarinder Singh
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) While preparing for next year's assembly polls, the BJP is keeping its options open about any possible tie up or association with former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh. The saffron party, however, is closely monitoring political moves of the former Chief Minister.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Group A looks like the tougher group to me, says Mommsen
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Former Scotland skipper Preston Mommsen feels Group A in Round 1 of the ICC T20 World Cup is a tougher group than Group B. He also said that he expects Sri Lanka and Bangladesh to go through to Super 12 from their respective groups. The T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman starts with Group B matches in Round 1 at Muscat on Sunday followed by Group A matches commencing on the next day in Abu Dhabi.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Punjab Police bust illegal arms supply racket
Chandigarh, Oct 16 (IANS) Punjab Police on Saturday busted an inter-state illegal arms supply racket in Sangrur district with the arrest of two persons. Two country-made weapons and ammunition were recovered from their possession.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NASA sends Lucy mission to seek out solar system's 'fossils'
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) In a novel bid to seek out the origin of our solar system, the US space agency on Saturday launched the Lucy mission, the agency's first to Jupiter's Trojan asteroids.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
With SBL, Amir Khan making foray as a promoter in Dubai
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Two-time World champion boxer Amir Khan is all set to make an appearance as a promoter in Dubai, putting together a card along with Super Boxing League in association with World Boxing Council. He is currently training for his retirement clash with Kell Brook.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
HDFC Bank's Q2FY22 YoY net profit up 17.6%
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Lender HDFC Bank on Saturday reported a year-on-year rise of 17.6 per cent in its net profit for Q2FY22.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
15 Dalit outfits meet NCSC president, demand action
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) More than 15 Dalit organisations on Saturday met National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) President, Vijay Sampla over the brutal lynching of a Dalit man at the farmers' protest site along the Singhu border. They demanded strict punishment to the accused persons involved in the incident.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kerala State Film Awards: Jayasurya wins best actor, Anna Benn is best actress
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 16 (IANS) Malayalam actor Jayasurya, who just a few day backs wrote himself into the record books when his 100th film was released, on Saturday added another feather to his crowded cap when he was named Best Actor by the jury of the 51st Kerala State Film Awards.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Samsung Galaxy S22 and S22+ to feature wider displays: Report
Seoul, Oct 16 (IANS) Samsung is planning to launch its next premium flagship, Galaxy S22 and Galaxy S22+, soon. As per a recent report, S22 generation will be a bit wider and less "skinny and tall" than the current S21.
2021-10-16
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
In the light of the population explosion debate (Opinion)
Mizoram has made news -- not necessarily for the wrong reasons but certainly for quite unexpected reasons. North-Eastern India generally makes news due to insurgency-related incidents or other instances of violence and killings. This time a mother of 15 children and a widow has been honoured and rewarded with a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh by Mizoram's Sports Minister Robert Romawia Royte.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
India to touch 100 cr Covid vaccination mark next week: Mandaviya
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Saturday that India will achieve the target of 100 crore Covid vaccinations in the coming week.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Big game for Koeman and Barca at start of season-defining week
Madrid, Oct 16 (IANS) FC Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman faces another key game on Sunday at the start of a week that could well decide his future and the club's entire season.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Is NCB spreading terror in Bollywood, asks Nawab Malik
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) In a fourth stinger attack in the past 10 days, NCP Minister Nawab Malik on Saturday asked whether the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) is willy-nilly targeting film personalities to instil terror in Bollywood with the help of some outsiders.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Captured tiger to be treated at Mysuru Zoo
Mysuru (Karnataka), Oct 16 (IANS) An adult tiger that was captured by Tamil Nadu forest officials at the Madhumalai Tiger Reserve will be treated at the Mysuru Zoo.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
The build-up for Scotland has been almost perfect: Mommsen
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Former Scotland captain Preston Mommsen believes the build-up for Scotland ahead of the men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman has been almost perfect. He also expressed his confidence in Scotland finishing in the top two of their Group B in Round 1 alongside Bangladesh, Oman and Papua New Guinea.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Top 10 hackers behind $5.2 bn worth ransomware attacks in Bitcoin
San Francisco, Oct 16 (IANS) Top 10 hacking groups have executed ransomware attacks worth a whopping $5.2 billion in Bitcoin over the past three years, according to a US treasury report.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Drone warfare is a new challenge, we are capable to handle it: NSG DG
Manesar (Gurugram), Oct 16 (IANS) National Security Guard (NSG) DG M.A. Ganapathi on Saturday said that drone warfare is a new challenge and the NSG is fully capable to handle it.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Defence/Security
Playing a father made me want to become one someday: Nishant Malkhani
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Ex-Bigg Boss contestant Nishant Malkhani essays the character of a father in the show 'Rakshabandhan: Rasaal Apne Bhai Ki Dhaal'. Although he has played a father previously in 'Guddan Tumse Na Ho Payega', the current show is his first full-fledged role as a parent.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Manchu Vishnu takes charge as MAA prez, Mohan Babu urges rivals not to quit
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) Actor and producer Manchu Vishnu took oath as the newly elected president of Tollywood'd influential trade body, Movie Artists Association, on Saturday, with his father, Telugu cinema's acclaimed veteran star, Mohan Babu, accompanying him.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Farm leaders should take onus for Singhu murder: Dushyant Chautala
Gurugram, Oct 16 (IANS) Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Saturday condemned the brutal murder which took place at Singhu border in Kundli, Sonipat where farmers' protest is underway.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Malaika reveals her nickname on 'India's Best Dancer2'
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Actress, dancer and model Malaika Arora and contestant Meyitemsu Naga discover they share a similar-sounding nickname on 'India's Best Dancer 2'. Malaika is a judge, along with Geeta Kapur and Terence Lewis; together they're known as E.N.T. (Entertainment, Newness and Technique).
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
No global sports team gets as much support as Indian cricket team: Ganguly
Panaji, Oct 16 (IANS) The kind of support which the Indian cricket team gets across the globe is unprecedented for any sports team in the world, former India captain Sourav Ganguly said on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Cricket
Two held for threatening to kill vocalist Rashid Khan
Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) Two people have been arrested for allegedly making ransom calls to acclaimed singer Ustad Rashid Khan's daughter, threatening to kill her family if they fail to give protection money.
2021-10-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Devotees immerse Durga idols in Yamuna despite ban (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Despite ban on idol immersion in Yamuna river and other natural water bodies in the national capital, several people flouted the rules issued by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC), a day before the 'visarjan' (immersion) ritual.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
The ultimate cricket stay
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) Cricket fans can now book the ultimate experience with the official accommodation booking partner for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup, Booking.com. The T20 Pavillion, a bespoke cricket-themed luxury stay that transforms the Presidential Suite at Grand Hyatt Mumbai Hotel and Residences into a classic cricket stadium.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Activists to perform 'pothole pooja' in B'luru to embarrass govt
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Activists in Bengaluru are gearing up to protest pothole-ridden roads across the city by performing 'pothole pooja' (worshipping potholes) as the government is turning a blind eye to the plight of vehicle riders.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Steyn slams Cricket South Africa for ignoring Tahir, du Plessis in IPL post
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Former South Africa pacer Dale Steyn has slammed Cricket South Africa (CSA) for ignoring Faf du Plessis and Imran Tahir in an IPL 2021 post on social media. CSA had mentioned only pacer Lungi Ngidi, who is in South Africa's squad for the men's T20 World Cup, in congratulating him for Chennai winning the IPL 2021 trophy on Friday.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Police quarter building in B'luru tilts due to wide crack
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Even as the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) is getting ready to demolish 404 buildings in Bengaluru, which are structurally weak and could collapse any time, newly built seven-floored police quarters along Magadi Road dangerously tilted by 1.5 feet due to a wide crack, on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Bigg Boss 15': Salman lectures Afsana in 'Weekend Ka Vaar'
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) The 'Weekend Ka Vaar' episode of 'Bigg Boss 15' will see Afsana Khan being scolded by the celebrity host Salman Khan for being rude to her housemates.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Chorus grows for Rahul Gandhi to become Congress president
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Congress Working committee members on Saturday appealed to Rahul Gandhi to take over as the president of the party. A proposal in this regard was mooted by Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and vetted by other Chief Ministers and leaders.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rafa becomes 'adopted son' of flood-ravaged Spanish town
Madrid, Oct 16 (IANS) Spanish tennis ace Rafael Nadal has been honoured at a ceremony in Mallorca for the help he provided Sant Llorenc des Cardassar in October 2018 after torrential rain and flash flooding devastated the town.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Dozens injured during traditional stick fighting in Andhra
Amaravati, Oct 16 (IANS) Dozens of people were injured in the violence during traditional fight with sticks during Dasara celebrations in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool district.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Art/Culture/Books
Unicef official warns of worsening situation in Afghanistan
United Nations, Oct 16 (IANS) The already dire situation faced by Afghan civilians will get worse, and the humanitarian needs of children and women will increase over the coming months, a Unicef official said.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Gunmen kidnap arrested terrorist's brother in Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) Unknown gunmen suspected to be terrorists have kidnapped a person in Nikloora area of south Kashmir's Pulwama district, sources said.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Rally across NZ to boost Covid vaccination
Wellington, Oct 16 (IANS) New Zealand on Saturday launched a nationwide rally to vaccinate as many people as possible against Covid-19.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
NSG is integral part of country's security policy: MoS Home
Manesar (Gurugram), Oct 16 (IANS) Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanad Rai on Saturday said that the National Security Guard (NSG) is a part of the independent security policy of the country, brought by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Defence/Security
Delhi's air quality deteriorates to 'poor'
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The national capital's air quality on Saturday touched the 'poor' category mark with its Air Quality Index crossing 300, data from the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) revealed.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
iQOO Z5x to come with a Dimensity 900 chipset
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) iQOO is all set to launch its latest Z-series smartphone, the iQOO Z5x, in China on October 20 and now the company in a latest teaser image confirmed that the smartphone will be powered by MediaTek Dimensity 900 chipset.
2021-10-16
Category: International, China,Technology
Earthquake in Bali kills 3 people, injures 7
Bali, Oct 16 (IANS) Three people were killed and seven others injured with another one still buried under rubbles of a building that collapsed after a 4.8-magnitude quake struck Indonesia's resort island of Bali on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: International, India,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
NASA flies Lucy mission to explore solar system's 'fossils'
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) The Lucy probe -- the first-ever NASA mission to explore distant asteroids and seek out the origin of our solar system -- was successfully lifted off on Saturday from the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida in the US.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,National,Technology
Idol immersion turns violent in Patna: 1 killed, several injured
Patna, Oct 16 (IANS) Immersion of Durga idols turned ugly in Patna on Saturday after two groups clashed in which one person was killed and several others were injured.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
China renews alert for cold wave
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) China's National Meteorological Centre (NMC) on Saturday renewed a blue alert for a cold wave, forecasting low temperatures and gales in vast regions of the country.
2021-10-16
Category: International, China,Environment/Wildlife
Top LeT commander among 2 terrorists killed in J&K encounter (2nd Ld)
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) Top LeT commander responsible for the killing of two policemen has been eliminated in an encounter between terrorists and security forces at Drangbal area of Pampore in South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, officials said.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Aus island state enters snap lockdown
Hobart, Oct 16 (IANS) Parts of Australia's island state of Tasmania entered a three-day snap lockdown and the next 48 hours remain critical, Premier Peter Gutwein announced on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Palestine warns against Israeli settlement plans in Jerusalem
Ramallah, Oct 16 (IANS) Palestine has warned that the consequences of more Israeli settlement plans in Jerusalem "will be dangerous", the official WAFA news agency reported.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Israel,Politics
PMK pays Rs 5 lakh to family of worker killed in cashew factory
Chennai, Oct 16 (IANS) The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) has given a financial assistance of Rs five lakh to the family of K. Govindarasu, who was allegedly murdered inside the cashew processing unit belonging to Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MP, T.R.V.S. Ramesh.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Dhanush's first look poster features him in cowboy avatar
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Tamil actor Dhanush's first look poster for his upcoming movie 'Naane Varuven' has grabbed everyone's attention. Directred by his brother and filmmaker Selvaraghavan, Dhanush's poster for the film is already trending on social media.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Krishna Bhatt shares what she's learnt from her father about filmmaking
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Director Krishna Bhatt has opened up about what it was really like working with her father Vikram Bhatt on the web series 'Sanak ? Ek Junoon'.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
2 terrorists killed in J&K encounter (Ld)
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) Two terrorists have been killed in an encounter between terrorists and security forces at Drangbal area of Pampore in South Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, officials said.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Aus govt urged to halve emissions by 2030
Canberra, Oct 16 (IANS) Australia's biggest industry group on Saturday urged the federal government to halve the country's carbon emissions by 2030.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Despite ban, devotees immerse idols in Yamuna
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Despite ban on idol immersion in river Yamuna along with other natural water bodies in the national capital, several Delhiites have flouted the Delhi Pollution Control Committee (DPCC) norms issued a day before the 'visarjan' (immersion) ritual.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Religion
Milind Gunaji talks about his upcoming projects, impact of OTT
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Actor Milind Gunaji has a lot on his plate. Those who remember him from 'Race 3' will see him soon with Arjun Rampal and Sunny Leone in 'The Battle of Bhima Koregaon'.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Top S.Korean nuke envoy to depart for US
Seoul, Oct 16 (IANS) South Korea's chief nuclear envoy will leave for Washington on Saturday for talks with his US and Japanese counterparts after his trip to Moscow aimed at securing Russia's cooperation in bringing North Korea back to dialogue, officials said here.
2021-10-16
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Bill Clinton to receive treatment in hospital: Spokesperson
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) Former US President Bill Clinton's health indicators are "trending in the right direction", but he will continue to receive treatment at a Southern California hospital for one more night, his spokesperson said.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
India will have the edge in clash with Pakistan: Azhar Mahmood
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Former Pakistan all-rounder and bowling coach Azhar Mahmood has said that despite the "age-old cliche of any team can win" the battle of the arch-rivals, India will have the edge in the ICC T20 World Cup beginning October 17 because their players have been playing the IPL "which was played in the same venues in the UAE".
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
LS bypoll: 'Get Joe Biden, we are not scared', Raut taunts BJP
Silvassa (Dadra & Nagar Haveli), Oct 16 (IANS) Kickstarting the campaign for the upcoming Lok Sabha bypoll to the Union Territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli seat, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said the party is not worried even if the BJP brings US President Joe Biden for canvassing, here on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Dadra And Nagar Haveli,National,Politics
UNSC extends mandate of Haiti's political mission
United Nations, Oct 16 (IANS) The Security Council has adopted a resolution to extend the mandate of the UN Integrated Office in Haiti (BINUH) till July 15, 2022.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
TCL unveils full-colour microLED AR glasses
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) Consumer electronics brand TCL has released the first binocular full-colour MicroLED AR glasses 'Thunderbird Smart Glasses Pioneer Edition' in China.
2021-10-16
Category: International, China,Technology
Biden govt to ask SC to block Texas abortion law
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) US President Joe Biden's administration is planning to ask the Supreme Court to block Texas' highly controversial near-total abortion ban.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
3 in 10 people globally don't have basic handwashing facilities at home: Unicef
United Nations, Oct 16 (IANS) Globally, around three in 10 people, or 2.3 billion, do not have handwashing facilities with water and soap available at home, the Unicef said.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
Saurashtra wicketkeeper-batsman Avi Barot passes away at 29
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Saurashtra wicketkeeper-batsman Avi Barot passed away, aged 29, after suffering a cardiac arrest at his home in Ahmedabad. He is survived by his mother and wife.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Italy's new flag carrier ITA starts operations
Rome, Oct 16 (IANS) Italy's new flagship carrier ITA has started operations with a flight between Milan and Bari, filling the gap left by 75-year-old airline Alitalia that ceased operations the day before.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Man held for raping minor girl in Delhi's Kotla Mubarakpur
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Delhi Police arrested a man for raping a minor girl in Kotla Mubarakpur area of South Delhi.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Badosa beats Jabeur, to meet Azarenka in final at Indian Wells
Indian Wells (USA), Oct 16 (IANS) Spain's Paula Badosa continued her dream run in the WTA event at the BNP Paribas Open here as she defeated Ons Jabeur of Tunisia to set up a clash in the final with Victoria Azarenka of Belarus.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Suspect killed in shootout at Mexico City airport
Mexico City, Oct 16 (IANS) At least one suspect was killed and two people were injured in a shootout at the entrance to Terminal 2 of the Mexico City International Airport (AICM), authorities said.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Mexico,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NC stalwart's son joins Sajad Lone's party
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) Hilal Rather, the son of National Conference (NC) stalwart Abdul Rahim Rather, on Saturday joined Sajad Lone-led Peoples' Conference (PC) in Jammu & Kashmir's capital city Srinagar.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Iraqi Prez calls for calm amid dispute over poll results
Baghdad, Oct 16 (IANS) Iraqi President Barham Salih urged people who have objected to the results of the early parliamentary elections to calm down and resort to law in an effort preserve the country's stability.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Heavy rains lash Kerala as all 14 districts issue alert
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 16 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Kerala forcing the authorities to issue a red alert in 5 districts while 7 districts are given an orange alert and two districts are under yellow alert, thereby indicating that all the 14 districts in the state are experiencing heavy rains.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
IT raids political, targeted for working with Cong: Poll campaign firm
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Hitting out at the Income Tax department, Naresh Arora, the Managing Director of a firm 'DesignBoxed', which was recently raided by the IT department in Bengaluru, said, "The raids were so obviously political and during the raid the IT sleuths found absolutely nothing."
2021-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Sudan PM vows not to allow coup against revolution achievements
Khartoum, Oct 16 (IANS) Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok has voiced the transitional government's commitment to not allow any coup against what has been achieved in the 2018-19 'December Revolution' during which former President Omar al-Bashir was ousted after 30 years in power amid popular protests against deteriorating economic conditions and hike in prices of basic commodities.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Sudan,Politics
Fadnavis: MVA govt 'most corrupt', betrayed public mandate in 2019
Nagpur (Maharashtra), Oct 16 (IANS) In a stinging counter-attack at Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis once again labelled the MVA government as the "most corrupt" in the state's history, here on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ranveer moved by Gorakhpur teacher's story on 'The Big Picture'
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Ranveer Singh's much-anticipated quiz show, 'The Big Picture', begins on Saturday with the story of Abhay Singh, a teacher in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
New list of Cong office bearers in Kerala continues to be elusive
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 16 (IANS) There seems to be no idea when the brand new team of the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee is going to be announced, as it has now been delayed by nearly three weeks and none have a clue of when it will be announced.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Israel's annual inflation highest in nearly a decade
Tel Aviv, Oct 16 (IANS) Israel's annual inflation increased by 2.5 per cent over the past 12 months, the highest in almost 10 years, the Israeli Bureau of Statistics said.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Israel,Business/Economy,Politics
Russia prevents US destroyer from violating territorial waters in Sea of Japan
Moscow, Oct 16 (IANS) A Russian anti-submarine ship tracked down a US naval destroyer and prevented the foreign vessel from violating the country's territorial waters in the Sea of Japan, the Defence Ministry's Zvezda broadcasting service said in a statement.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Defence/Security
UN official urges increased int'l support for Lebanon
Beirut, Oct 16 (IANS) UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has urged the international community to scale up its support for the Lebanese people and the refugees in the crisis-hit country.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
Australia desperate to win elusive T20 World Cup title: Finch
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Australian limited-overs captain Aaron Finch said on Saturday that winning the ICC T20 World Cup would be a "huge" achievement for his side, given that the title has eluded them all this while.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Samar Vermani opens on his role in upcoming web show 'Girgit'
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Actor Samar Vermani, who was seen in late actor Om Puri's 'Lashtam Pashtam' will be playing a cop in the upcoming web series 'Girgit'. Vermani plays Rathod, "an odd foul-mouthed cop who doesn't believe in second-guessing". As Vermani defines: "Rathod is the culmination of everything raw and irreverent."
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Overhyped science behind fake stem cell treatments for Covid: Study
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) Amid the rush to find quick treatments for Covid-19 last year, the world saw a global race to find new stem cell-based treatments. Now, researchers report that such therapies were filled with violations of government regulations, inflated medical claims and distorted public communication.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
Nothing to reportedly launch own phone in early 2022
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) London-based consumer technology brand Nothing is reportedly planning to launch its own phone as early as 2022 following the success of its ear (1) earbuds.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
4 brothers arrested for NRI businessman's murder in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) Police in Hyderabad have arrested four brothers for killing a Dubai-based Non-Resident Indian (NRI) businessman, it was revealed on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Anu Malik reveals how Asha Bhosale give him his name
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) The weekend episode of 'Zee Comedy Show' will see musician and singer Anu Malik sharing the secret behind his name. He appears on the show as a special guest.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Release captured tiger into wild: TN BJP
Chennai, Oct 16 (IANS) Appreciating the Tamil Nadu Forest Department officials for capturing the MDT 23 tiger, a senior BJP leader of the state urged for the release of the big cat into the wild after proper treatment.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Keeping a balanced diet while you travel
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) Travelling calories don't count but it's important to keep yourself in shape. Working out has become more of a lifestyle than any leisure activity. It indeed gets difficult to maintain timely eating habits. But there are always some ways out if you are willing to choose healthily. Dietician and Nutritionist Sakina Mustansir shares few ways to keep a balanced diet:
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
3 tips to heal from the loss of a loved one
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) Is there a certain time period to wait to heal from losing a loved one? This is a difficult question to answer, but very important to ask. I personally get asked this question a lot, and my response is always the same: "It takes as long as it takes." Some people want to know exactly how long their recovery period will be so they can know when they've "gotten over" their loss.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Tripti Dimrii on fun, fashion and sustainability
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) The recently held 2021 edition of the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) in collaboration with the Fashion Design Council of India saw a bevvy of Bollywood stars support designers either by walking the runway in limited on-ground shows or feature in the videos for the phygital edition.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Manmohan Singh diagnosed with dengue, gradually improving: AIIMS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manamohan Singh has been diagnosed with dengue, but his health condition is gradually improving and is out of danger, an AIIMS official said on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Silence of Sunni clerics on Shia killings in Afghanistan condemned
Lucknow/Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) After two Shia mosques in Afghanistan were bombed in a span of one week killing hundreds of worshippers, Shia Muslim clerics in India have slammed the silence of Sunni clerics on the targeted killings which have increased after the war-torn country was taken over by the Taliban in August.
2021-10-16
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Terrorism
Pucovski didn't suffer major concussion; should be fine for Ashes: Victoria GM
Sydney, Oct 16 (IANS) Cricket Victoria general manager Shaun Graf said on Saturday that Australian opener Will Pucovski didn't suffer a major concussion and the youngster should be fit for the Ashes series beginning December 8 in Brisbane.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Health is wealth & simplicity is the ultimate sophistication, says Miss Universe hopeful
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) Earlier this year, LIVA Miss Diva announced a nationwide hunt to select representatives from across the country where aspirant divas could participate to transform their dreams to reality. Harnaaz Sandhu from Chandigarh was crowned the winner of LIVA Miss Diva as Miss Diva Universe 2021 at the grand finale judged by well-known celebrities like actress Kriti Sanon, singer Kanika Kapoor, billiards and snooker player Pankaj Advani, who is a 23-time world champion and Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, filmmaker and writer for films like "Nil Battey Sannata" and "Bareilly Ki Barfi", among others.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Make your social media platform aesthetically appealling
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) Social media platforms differ in functioning and appearance. Hence, it is really important to make sure that their aesthetics are in place so that one can attract more leads, increase sales, and broadcast the message in the right manner to the target audience. To ensure that your social media page is in the correct format and order, this guide can help you:
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Tamil horror-thriller movie 'Pizza 3' teaser out
Chennai, Oct 16 (IANS) Tamil thriller movie lovers are in for some weekend excitement as the makers of 'Pizza 3: The Mummy' have released the movie teaser.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Cold wave alerts issued for most of S.Korea
Seoul, Oct 16 (IANS) Cold wave alerts were issued for most of South Korea on Saturday as an Arctic air mass brought an unseasonably cold weather, the state weather agency said.
2021-10-16
Category: International, South Korea,Environment/Wildlife
Yoga as a self-care ritual
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) In the world we live in, life can be challenging. For most of us, waking up early, working late at night, daily commuting, exercise etc; is a lot to balance; with so much on the mind, it's easy to feel stressed for anyone. Stress is present on a daily basis which can be mild and sometimes unbearable resulting to hypertension, depression etc.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
US DFC COO to visit India to boost global health investments
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) David Marchick, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the US International Development Finance Corporation (DFC), will travel to India to advance its investments helping boost global health and expand Covid-19 vaccine production capacity throughout the developing world.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Every side has match-winners and anything can happen: Kane Williamson
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) New Zealand cricket team captain Kane Williamson said on Saturday that there were match-winners in every side competing in the ICC T20 World Cup, adding that on any given day anything could happen in the tournament, which gets underway in the UAE and Oman on Sunday (October 17).
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Fanning Growth: Housing Capex to sustain 'Fan' inds revenue traction
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Improving housing activities along with resumption of Capex are expected to sustain strong revenue traction for the 'fan' segment of the consumer durables industry.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
For Congress, Dalit lives are expendable as long as it suits their politics: BJP
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Questioning Rahul Gandhi and Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi's silence over the brutal Singhu border murder, the BJP said that for the Congress, Dalit lives are expendable, as long as it suits their politics.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IS claims responsibility for Kandahar mosque bombings (2nd Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) In a statement on its Telegram channel, the Islamic State (IS) terror group on Saturday claimed that its Khorasan branch (IS-K) carried out the twin bombings inside the Shia mosque in Kandahar, that claimed the lives of 63 people while injuring 83 others.
2021-10-16
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Energy Crisis: China's loss is Indian steel, chemical industries gain
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) China's energy crisis is expected to give cost and production advantage to India's chemicals and steel companies in domestic as well as international markets.
2021-10-16
Category: International, India,International
Sonia counters G-23, says 'I'm full-time President'
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Responding to queries by Congress dissenters over who takes decisions in the party, Sonia Gandhi said on Saturday that she was the "full-time and hands on Congress President".
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BCCI wants Dravid to be India's chief coach; sources say Rahul's 'agreed but?!'
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Former Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid has agreed to coach the national side after the ICC T20 World Cup but there are a couple of issues which he wants to be sorted out before joining, said a BCCI official.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'India's Best Dancer 2' contestant Soumya Kamble's next move: Become a doc
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) As the show 'Indias Best Dancer' is all set to start from Saturday, IANS got to speak to one of the contestants, Soumya Kamble, who will be seen giving a performance on the song, 'Ek Dil. Interestingly, her mother is a supporter of her dance aspirations, but her father is set in his desire for her become a doctor.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
After Microsoft's decision to shut down LinkedIn in China, will more companies follow suit?
New Delhi, October 16: As US multinational Microsoft announced its decision to close its LinkedIn service in China due to the "challenging operating environment," concerns within the global business community have risen. Analysts said that as Beijing continues to tighten its grip over the private sector including the tech companies, there could be a few more companies that decide to slash down their operations.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National
IPL 2021: Morgan, McCullum proud of KKR fightback
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) His team may have lost the IPL 2021 final to Chennai Super Kings by 27 runs, but Kolkata Knight Riders captain Eoin Morgan and chief coach Brendon McCullum were proud of the way the team fought back in the second leg of the tournament and reached the final.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Finnish govt decrees use of 'Covid-19 Passport'
Helsinki, Oct 16 (IANS) As of Saturday, the European Union's (EU) Digital Covid Certificate, also known as the 'Covid-19 Passport', will be used nationwide in Finland.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Finland,Politics
How Facebook ads exploit specific user via 'nanotargeting'
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) As governments aim to break the Big Tech and tighten control over social media platforms regarding data privacy of billions of users, significant research has revealed that Facebook advertising platform can be systematically exploited to deliver ads exclusively to a specific, single user.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Festive Acceleration: Mercedes hopes to drive-in healthy growth (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz India expects to cherish the festive season 2021 with an accelerated rise in demand on the back of newer products as well as improving economic situation.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Apple supplier Foxconn may launch first EV on Oct 18
Beijing, Oct 16 (IANS) Apple supplier and the world's biggest contract electronics manufacturer Foxconn, the world's largest contract electronics producer is reportedly planning to unveil its first electric vehicle 'FOXTRON' in a few days' time - precisely on October 18.
2021-10-16
Category: International, China,Technology
WBBL given permission to proceed at Hobart without spectators
Hobart, Oct 16 (IANS) Cricket Australia (CA) promised the Tasmanian government on Saturday that they will enhance the 'biosecurity precautions' in order to ensure the Women's Big Bash League's (WBBL) weekend matches continue unhindered following a snap three-day lockdown being announced in the state owing to a Covid-19 incident.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
German poll results now official, Scholz closes in on Chancellorship
Berlin, Oct 16 (IANS) Almost three weeks after the federal election of Germany's 20th Bundestag or lower house of Parliament, the Federal Electoral Committee officially confirmed the final result.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Germany,Politics
With 'KBC13' prize money, Farah raises Rs 16 cr lifeline for child with SMA
Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Ace choreographer and director Farah Khan has fulfilled her wish to help a 16-month-old baby, Ayansh Madan, in his battle against a rare genetic disorder called the Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). It has made Ayansh's throat and lung muscles so weak that he cannot talk, cough or swallow anything.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
K'taka govt to resume 'Grama Vaastavya' amid dip in Covid cases
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai will re-inaugurate the ambitious 'Grama Vaastavya' (village stay) programme in Davanagere district on Saturday amid a dip in the number of fresh Covid-19 cases in the state.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Woman murdered in K'taka
Chikkaballapur (Karnataka), Oct 16 (IANS) In a horrifying incident, a woman was allegedly murdered by contractual killers her son had hired in Karnataka's Chikkaballapura district, police sources said on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Telangana dialect goes mainstream in Telugu cinema
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) For decades before formation of the Telangana state, the Telugu dialect used in this region was not considered mainstream by Telugu filmmakers and actors.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Rana Daggubati's next film will be a supernatural thriller
Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) Rana Daggubati, who got hyped as a nefarious villain in the famous 'Baahubali' series, is all set to join hands with Milind Rau for his next film.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Sonia slams Congress leaders for speaking to media
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Addressing the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting, interim President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday slammed party leaders for speaking to the media.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
One-year countdown to 2022 T20 World Cup in Australia begins
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) On the eve of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup starting in Oman and the UAE, the countdown to the next edition of the tournament has already started, with Australia set to host the grand spectacle in exactly 12 month from now -- from October 16 to November 13, 2022.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Mainly clear skies in Delhi, light rain predicted for next 3 days: IMD
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The National Capital Region (NCR) woke up to a clear sky on Saturday with the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasting light rain or thundershowers towards the evening or night for the next three days.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
OPPO 'F19s' another decent contender in mid-range segment
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) With an aim to further expand its presence in the Indian market, OPPO has launched its latest mid-range smartphone F19s ahead of Diwali.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Kandahar mosque bombings toll reaches 47, IS claim responsibility (Ld)
Kabul, Oct 16 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) terror group on Saturday claimed responsibility for the bombings inside a mosque in Afghanistan's Kandahar city, which claimed the lives of 47 persons and injured 90 others, a local official has confirmed.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Pedri ambitious after signing new four-year contract with Barca
Madrid, Oct 16 (IANS) FC Barcelona's 18-year-old Spain international Pedri has signed a new contract and said he aims to "win everything every year," with the club.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
India logs 15,981 new Covid cases, 166 deaths
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) India reported a total of 15,981 fresh Covid cases and 166 deaths in the last 24 hours, the Union Health Ministry said in its latest update on Saturday.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Elevate your gaming experience with all-powerful iPad mini
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) As gaming gets mainstream in India driven by the pandemic, people are looking for better gaming experiences on their devices. Here, the newly-launched Apple iPad mini can elevate your gaming session with an all-new A15 Bionic chip, advanced machine learning (ML) functions and longer battery life.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Chhatisgarsh BJP demands judicial probe into Jashpur incident
Jashpur (Chhattisgarh), Oct 16 (IANS) The Chhattisgarh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) unit on Saturday demanded a judicial probe into the Jashpur incident in which one person was killed and more than 15 others were seriously injured as a speeding car ploughed into people proceeding to immerse a Durga idol.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Create right environment for players and results will follow: SL coach Arthur
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Sri Lankan cricket team coach Mickey Arthur feels that creating the "right environment for players" is the best way to ensure they perform well consistently.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Fritz saves two match points to upset Zverev at Indian Wells
Indian Wells (USA), Oct 16 (IANS) American Taylor Fritz came back from the verge of defeat and saved two match points before going on to stun World No. 4 Alexander Zverev in the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open, making it to his first ATP Masters 1000 semi-final.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
'N.Korea may be considering engaging with S.Korea, rest of the world'
Seoul, Oct 16 (IANS) North Korea may be considering engaging with South Korea and the rest of the world, former US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun said.
2021-10-16
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
One coronavirus vaccine can protect against other coronaviruses
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) A team of US researchers, including a scientist of Indian-origin, has shown for the first time that Covid-19 vaccines and prior Covid infections can provide broad immunity against other similar coronaviruses.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
IANS Review: 'The Forgotten Battle' transports the viewer into the warzone (IANS Rating: ****)
Film: The Forgotten Battle (Streaming on Netflix). Duration: 127 minutes.
2021-10-16
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
SL to restart ETA service for travellers at airport
Colombo, Oct 16 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government has announced that it has decided to restart the on-arrival Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) service at its airports for fully vaccinated international travellers.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Moon, Kishida agree to accelerate consultations to resolve forced labour row
Seoul, Oct 16 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida have agreed to accelerate diplomatic consultations between the two countries to resolve a protracted row over wartime forced labour, the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said.
2021-10-16
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Rights activist sues Twitter for sharing his info with Saudi govt
San Francisco, Oct 16 (IANS) Twitter has been sued by a human rights activist for alleging accessing his personal information and sharing it with the Saudi Arabia government.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Juvenile commits suicide in Bihar observation home
Patna, Oct 16 (IANS) A 16-year-old juvenile inmate allegedly committed suicide in a Children Observation Home (COH) in Bihar's Bhojpur district.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Apple fires leader of #AppleToo movement at workplace: Report
San Francisco, Oct 16 (IANS) Apple has reportedly fired a leader of the #AppleToo movement at the workplace, who deleted apps from her work devices during an internal investigation.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Unesco commends Cambodia's commitment to strengthen urban heritage preservation
Phnom Penh, Oct 16 (IANS) The Unesco has highly appreciated Cambodia's commitment to strengthen urban heritage preservation.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Cambodia,Politics
Smartphone app helped people significantly lower their BP
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) A three-year-long study involving nearly 28,000 adults has shown that a smartphone app and a connected monitor were able to help them significantly lower their blood pressure.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Health/Medicine
IANS Review: 'Sardar Udham': Cinematography and Vicky Kaushal shine in astutely recreated period saga (IANS Rating: ****)
Film: Sardar Udham (Streaming on Amazon Prime); Duration: 162 minutes.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Venezuela,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Biennial World Cup would allow teams 'to dream', says FIFA chief Infantino
Caracas (Venezuela), Oct 16 (IANS) FIFA president Gianni Infantino says that a plan to stage the World Cup every two years would provide "a chance to dream" for countries and regions that have never won football's showpiece tournament.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Venezuela,Sports,Football
Fully vaccinated foreign visitors can enter US from Nov 8
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) Fully vaccinated foreign visitors will be allowed to enter the US starting from November 8, the White House has announced.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Paris Mayor nominated as Socialist Party's candidate for prez polls
Paris, Oct 16 (IANS) Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo has been officially nominated as the Socialist Party's candidate for the 2022 presidential election.
2021-10-16
Category: International, France,Politics
No team meetings, lengthy chats; CSK just go out and do their job
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) In 14 editions of the Indian Premier League (IPL) held so far, Chennai Super Kings have won the title four times, finished runner-up five times, were placed third once, and ended fourth once. They were suspended for two seasons and it was only in the 2020 season that they failed to qualify for the playoffs, eventually finishing seventh.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Death toll from Kandahar mosque bombings reaches 32
Kabul, Oct 16 (IANS) The death toll from a series of bombings inside a mosque in Afghanistan's Kandahar city has increased to 32, while 68 others were wounded, state media said.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Youths blackmail K'taka women over nude pics, extorts Rs 5 lakhs
Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Police in Karnataka have launched a manhunt for two youths in connection with blackmailing a woman over nude photos and videos and extorting Rs 5 lakhs from her.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IMF commends India's 'swift, substantial' response to pandemic
United Nations, Oct 16 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has commended Indian authorities' "swift and substantial" response to the Covid-19 pandemic and noted that there is the possibility of "a faster than expected recovery".
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Italy mandates 'Green Pass' rule for workers
Rome, Oct 16 (IANS) Italy has mandated all workers across the country to hold the Covid-19 'Green Pass', which the government had introduced on September 16 and gave companies and employers one month to adjust to the rule.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Italy,Politics
After winning IPL title, Dhoni praises KKR for their superb comeback
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni praised the Kolkata Knight Riders, the vanquished finalists of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 edition, for their grand comeback in the UAE leg as they reached the summit clash despite a poor first part of the tournament. The former India captain said if any team deserved to win the IPL 2021 title it was Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Russia invites US for upcoming talks on Afghanistan
Moscow, Oct 16 (IANS) Russia has invited a US delegation to participate in the talks on Afghanistan slated to take place in Moscow on october 20, a top official said here.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
US FDA panel recommends booster doses of J&J's Covid vax
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) A US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory committee has voted to recommend authorising a booster dose of the Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Poonch-Rajouri anti-terror operation enters 5th day
Jammu, Oct 16 (IANS) A counter insurgency operation entered the fifth day on Saturday in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and Rajouri districts as the Army deployed para commandos to eliminate terrorists whose exact number is still not known.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
1 dead, 30 injured in attacks on B'desh temples
Dhaka, Oct 16 (IANS) One person was killed and 30 others were injured in attacks on temples in Bangladesh's Noakhali.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 240 mn
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 240 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.88 million and vaccinations soared to over 6.58 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
LeT commander trapped in J&K encounter
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) A Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) commander involved in the killing of two police personnel in Srinagar has been trapped in the ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces at Drangbal area of Pampore in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, officials said.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Gunfight breaks out in J&K's Pampore
Srinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) An encounter has started between terrorists and security forces at Drangbal area of Pampore in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Saturday, officials said.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Gehlot meets Cong leader Ambika Soni ahead of CWC meet
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot who has arrived here to take part in the Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting scheduled to be held on Saturday has met senior party leader Ambika Soni.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Farm fires in Punjab this year till now less than last year's, but more than 2019
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The government has claimed that the number of farm fires in Punjab, Haryana and eight districts of Uttar Pradesh falling in the NCR this season have gone down compared to last year. But the numbers for Punjab till October 13, even if way less than last year's, are more than that in 2019.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Sidhu meets Rahul Gandhi, withdraws resignation as Punjab Cong president
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu who resigned as the chief of party's Punjab unit last month has met former party president Rahul Gandhi at his residence here following which he withdrew his resignation. Congress' Punjab in-charge Harish Rawat was also present in the meeting.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
US child Covid cases top 6 million
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) The cumulative number of child Covid-19 cases in the US has surpassed 6 million, according to a report by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
EU's health commissioner warns of 'twindemic' of Covid, seasonal flu
Brussels, Oct 16 (IANS) As winter comes, the circulation of viruses that cause Covid-19 and seasonal influenza could possibly trigger a "twindemic", the European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety Stella Kyriakides warned on Friday.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Belgium,Health/Medicine
UK records over 40K Covid cases for third day in a row
London, Oct 16 (IANS) Another 44,932 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19 as the country recorded more than 40,000 Covid-19 cases on the third successive day, according to official figures released on Friday.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Singapore reports 3,445 new Covid cases; 141,772 in total
Singapore, Oct 16 (IANS) Singapore reported 3,445 new cases of Covid-19 on Friday, bringing the total tally in the country to 141,772, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in a press release.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
Dhoni is still non-committal on playing IPL next season
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings skipper MS Dhoni did not commit to playing another season in the Indian Premier League (IPL) for the team from Tamil Nadu though he did say that he was not done with the World's richest T20 tournament.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Bipartisan roadblock coming Amazon, Facebook, Alphabet, Apple way next week (Ld)
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) A group of lawmakers, comprising both sides of the US political aisle, led by Senators Amy Klobuchar, Democrat, and Chuck Grassley, Republican, will float legislation to bar Big Tech platforms like Amazon and Alphabet's Google, from favouring their own stuff.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
Africa's Covid cases surpass 8.41 million
Addis Ababa, Oct 16 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 8,414,571 cases as of Friday afternoon, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
IPL 2021: Extremely grateful, feels amazing to be part of CSK, says Uthappa
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) After Chennai Super Kings (CSK) won their fourth IPL trophy, star batsman Robin Uthappa on Friday said that he is extremely grateful and it feels amazing to be part of MS Dhoni-led side, especially how last year went for them.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Formula 1 to have 23-race season in 2022, no race in China
Monaco, Oct 16 (IANS) The 2022 season of Formula 1 will have a record-breaking 23 Grand Prix races, with the season beginning with Bahrain on March 20 and finishing in Abu Dhabi on November 20.
2021-10-16
Category: International, Monaco,Sports,Other Sports
Bipartisan roadblock coming Amazon, Facebook, Alphabet, Apple way next week
New York, Oct 16 (IANS) A group of lawmakers, comprising both sides of the US political aisle, led by Senators Amy Klobuchar, Democrat, and Chuck Grassley, Republican, will float legislation to bar Big Tech platforms like Amazon and Alphabet's Google from favouring their own stuff.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Politics,Technology
Every inch of Cellular jail testimony of freedom struggle: Amit Shah
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah said in Port Blair on Friday that every inch of the Cellular jail is a testimony of the freedom struggle, which inspires every Indian to serve the nation.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IPL 2021: Feeling on top of the world, says Ruturaj after CSK's 4th title
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Expressing his delight, opener Ruturaj Gaikwad said that he is feeling top of the moon after winning both the Orange Cap and the coveted IPL trophy as Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs in the final of IPL 2021, at the Dubai International Stadium here on Friday.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Now, green fireworks permitted in Rajasthan except two districts
Jaipur, Oct 16 (IANS) The Rajasthan government on Friday lifted its ban on use of crackers announced earlier, allowing use of green firecrackers for two hours on Diwali across the state, except Bharatpur and Alwar which fall under the NCR area.
2021-10-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
IPL 2021 Final: Faf du Plessis and bowlers lead Chennai to fourth IPL title (ld)
Dubai, Oct 16 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs to clinch their fourth IPL title at the Dubai International Stadium here on Friday. Winning IPL 2021 completes a remarkable comeback for Chennai, who were placed seventh last season and have now won their fourth IPL trophy in a campaign that started with a loss but ended with a win.
2021-10-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Strife on cards as K'taka bans 'black day' on statehood anniversary?
Belagavi, (Karnataka), Oct 15 (IANS) Kannadiga-Maratha strife many surface in Karnataka's border Belagavi district as the state government has banned observation of 'Black Day' by Marathi organisations and parties on the Kannada Rajyotsava celebrated on November 1 to mark the state's formation.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Devotees bid adieu to goddess Durga on Vijayadashami in NE
Guwahati/Agartala, Oct 15 (IANS) The religious fervour, pomp and gaiety with which the five-day Durga Puja festivity was celebrated in the northeastern states, especially in Assam, Tripura and Manipur, came to an end on Friday with the immersion of idols of in various rivers, ponds and water bodies in the region.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Religion
IPL 2021 Final: Chennai Super Kings cruise to their fourth IPL title
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 27 runs in the final of IPL 2021 at the Dubai International Stadium here on Friday. With this win, Chennai have now clinched their fourth IPL title. It completes a remarkable comeback for Chennai, who were placed seventh last season and have now won their fourth IPL trophy in a campaign which started with a loss but ended with a win.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Praise flows in for TN foresters after heart-warming picture
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Forest Department officials are garnering praise from netizens after a senior forest officer tweeted a photo of an elephant calf hugging a forest official who rescued it.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Man brutally killed on Singhu border; one Nihang surrenders (Roundup)
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The farmers' protest site on Singhu border on the periphery of the national capital, which was till now labelled as a pious spot for the farmers' movement, was on Friday soaked with the blood of a man, who was mercilessly killed for allegedly desecrating a Sikh religious scripture.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Jumbo Savari' takes place within Mysuru Palace premises on Dasara
Mysuru, Oct 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday inaugurated the Dasara procession of 'Jumbo Savari' by performing a puja at the Balarama Gate of the Mysuru Palace. Bommai also paid floral tribute to the idol of goddess Chamundeshwari along with other dignitaries.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
A familiar face returns while another makes his swansong in the Premier League
London, Oct 15 (IANS) The Premier League is back in action this weekend with a familiar face coming back to the competition in the Watford dugout, while Steve Bruce faces what could be his swansong at Newcastle.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
SCO meet: India calls for special working group on start-ups
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India has proposed creation of a new Special Working Group on Start-ups and Innovation at the SCO.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Singhu killing: One Nihang Sikh surrenders before Haryana Police
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A Nihang Sikh has taken the responsibility for the brutal killing of a man at the Singhu border early on Friday, official sources said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Parkash Badal seeks fair probe into Singhu border killing
Chandigarh, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday condemned the entire sequence of events at the Singhu border and demanded a fair and impartial probe into all angles of the heinous crime, including the brutal murder and allegations of sacrilege of the holy Sikh scripture.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
ISI pushing its agenda of targeted killings in Kashmir
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Despite the ongoing operations against terrorists in Kashmir, Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) has been pushing its agenda of targeted killings in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir and has also prepared a list of 100 targets, including political leaders.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Stalin urges PM to get 23 TN fishermen held by Sri Lankan Navy freed
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to get freed 23 fishermen from the state arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy and lodged in a jail there.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Thomas Cup: Indian men crash out, lose in quarters
Aarhus (Denmark), Oct 15 (IANS) India's campaign in the 2021 Thomas and Uber Cup Finals came to a disappointing end on Friday with the men's team losing 1-3 to hosts Denmark in their quarter-final encounter.
2021-10-15
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Congress targets BJP over Global Hunger Report
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Congress' Maharashtra unit on Friday hit out at the Centre's ruling BJP after the Global Hunger Report-2021, yanked India down from the 63rd rank to the 101st with a reduced score.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Mandaviya underlines importance of public health education system
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The public health education system should not just be at par with the international level, but it should also be able to respond to public health issues at local levels in the country, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Rewa 1st district in MP to have direct flight to Bhopal
Bhopal, Oct 15 (IANS) If everything proceeds as per the plan, Rewa will become the first district in Madhya Pradesh to have direct flight connectivity with state capital Bhopal, as its Raja Bhoj Airport is all set to connect the two destinations by the end of 2021.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
At Dussehra Rally, Uddhav Thackeray takes aim at several political 'Ravanas'
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday launched a scathing attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party and its brand of Hindutva, called for a national debate on federalism, sympathised with the farmers, and lavished praise on his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
British MP stabbed to death at church, suspect held
London, Oct 15 (IANS) British Conservative MP, Sir David Amess, was on Friday repeatedly stabbed by a knife-wielding man at his constituency in Essex, and succumbed to his injuries later, media reports said.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
J&K DGP reviews security scenario in Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) J&K Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh, on Friday chaired a meeting at the police control room here to review the current security scenario in Kashmir.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Yashpal Arya joining Congress won't affect party: BJP
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The BJP has claimed that Yashpal Arya joining the Congress will have no impact on the party's poll prospects in Uttarakhand.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Need to focus on expanding primary vax coverage before boosters: WHO's Swaminathan
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) There is a global need to focus on expanding primary Covid vaccination coverage before booster doses, World Health Organisation (WHO) Chief Scientist Soumya Swaminathan said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Telangana CM, Governor performs Vahan, Ayudha puja
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao, along with his family members, performed puja on the occasion of Vijaya Dasami on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Health Minister should apologise for photo with ex-PM in AIIMS: Congress
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Congress on Friday demanded an apology from Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya for clicking a picture while visiting former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in AIIMS.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
President pays tributes at the Kargil War Memorial
Kargil, Oct 15 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday visited the Kargil War Memorial at Drass and paid homage to the martyrs.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Politics
P.L. Punia to head Congress' UP Campaign Committee
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Congress on Friday announced five committees for Uttar Pradesh elections and appointed General Secretary P.L. Punia as the head of the Campaign Committee.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cabinet expansion might be discussed during Gehlot's Delhi trip
Jaipur, Oct 15 (IANS) Amid the ongoing tussle in Rajasthan Congress, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot went to Delhi on Friday to attend the CWC meeting, where he is expected to meet interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi, along with other senior leaders such as Rahul Gandhi, K.C. Venugopal and Ajay Maken, among others.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
IPL 2021 Final: Magnificent du Plessis guides Chennai to 192/3
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Faf du Plessis (86 off 59 balls) played a magnificent knock to guide Chennai Super Kings to 192/3 in 20 overs against Kolkata Knight Riders in the final of IPL 2021 at the Dubai International Stadium here on Friday. It was an incredible batting effort from Chennai with every batter contributing to the score as Kolkata faltered in their pursuit to apply the choke in middle overs.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
SRK and his history of being a controversy magnet
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Aryan Khan's troubles with the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) may have dragged Shah Rukh Khan into the kind of spotlight he would have liked to avoid, but he himself is no stranger to controversies.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Owaisi dismisses RSS chief's claim of increase in Muslim population
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) AIMIM President Asaduddin Owaisi on Friday said Muslim population growth rate in the country has had the sharpest decline among all, dismissing RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's claim that it has increased.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
India says Global Hunger Report 'devoid of ground reality'
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Ministry of Women and Child Development on Friday slammed the Global Hunger Report 2021 published by Concern Worldwide and Welt Hunger Hilfe, terming it as "devoid of ground reality" and having "serious methodological issues".
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Andhra Pradesh for simultaneous handover of projects to KRMB
Amaravati, Oct 15 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has issued orders for handing over of irrigation projects and power stations depending on water from Srisailam and Nagarjuna Sagar reservoirs to the Krishna River Management Board (KRMB).
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Tripura CM talks to Indian envoy in B'desh over Durga Puja related violence
Agartala, Oct 15 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb spoke to Indian High Commissioner in Bangladesh, Vikram K. Doraiswami, and discussed the Durga Puja related violence in the neighbouring country, sources said here on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Terrorist associate arrested in Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) A terrorist associate was arrested by a joint security team in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Friday, officials said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Peace on the sea does not happen by accident: US Navy chief
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Peace on the sea does not happen by accident, visiting US Navy chief, Admiral Michael Gilday said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
IPL 2021: CSK's Ruturaj Gaikwad becomes youngest Orange Cup holder in league's history
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Continuing his red-hot form, Chennai Super Kings opener Ruturaj Gaikwad on Friday became the youngest player in the history of the Indian Premier League to win the Orange Cup during the IPL 2021 final against Kolkata Knight Riders here.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Delhi logs 26 fresh Covid cases, infection rate drops to 0.04%
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The national capital on Friday reported 26 fresh Covid cases, taking its total tally to 14,39,337, as per the Delhi Health Department bulletin. However, no fatality has been reported in the city for the last five days.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Arrest Singhu border killing accused: NCSC chief
Chandigarh, Oct 15 (IANS) Taking note of the brutal killing of a man on the Singhu border, the Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC), Vijay Sampla, on Friday asked the Haryana DGP to immediately arrest the culprits.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
One killed as speeding car rams religious procession in Chhattisgarh (2nd Ld)
Jashpur (Chhattisgarh), Oct 15 (IANS) At least one person was killed and several others seriously injured as a speeding car ploughed into people proceeding to immerse a Durga idol in Pathalgaon area of Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district on Friday, the police said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dussehra Rally: Thackeray moots debate on 'Centre-State' relations
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) In a sharp all-round attack on the Bharatiya Janata Party, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday called for a national debate on federalism and Centre-State relations on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of India's Independence.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
PIA official was held at gunpoint for hours by Taliban commanders
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) suspended its flights to Kabul after what it called "heavy handed" interference by Taliban authorities, including arbitrary rule changes and intimidation of staff, The News reported.
2021-10-15
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Savagery at Singhu: How the events unfolded?
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The horrendous killing of a man at the farmers' protest site on the Singhu border has sent chills down the spines of several people with many equating the gruesome incident to a Taliban-style killing.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Woman says police blocked her from meeting Bommai with plea, CM assures action
Mandya (Karnataka), Oct 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday received a complaint from a woman, who claimed police tried to block her from meeting him with her plea levying serious charges against a police officer.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kerala now logs 8,867 Covid cases, 67 deaths
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 (IANS) Kerala's daily Covid tally continued to fluctuate with 8,867 people turned positive on Friday from 79,554 samples tested in the past 24 hours, and the test positivity rate at 11.14 per cent, said a statement from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Terrorist involved in shooting J&K cop killed in Srinagar encounter
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) A terrorist, involved in the murder of a Jammu and Kashmir Police officer in Srinagar, was killed in an encounter between terrorists and security forces at Srinagar district on Friday, officials said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Sammy and Steyn to join commentary panel for T20 World Cup
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Two-time T20 World Cup winning captain Daren Sammy and former South Africa pacer Dale Steyn will be joining the commentary panel for the Men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman. Sammy had lifted the T20 World Cup as the captain for West Indies in 2012 and 2016 editions. The duo will also be joined by former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson, who was the player of the tournament in the 2012 edition.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Four killed as speeding car rams religious procession in Chhattisgarh (Ld)
Jashpur (Chhattisgarh), Oct 15 (IANS) At least four people were killed and over 15 others seriously injured as a speeding car ploughed into people proceeding to immerse a Durga idol in Pathalgaon area of Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district on Friday, the police said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
MS Dhoni becomes first captain to lead in 300 T20 matches
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Adding another feather to his cap, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper MS Dhoni on Friday became the first captain to lead a side in 300 T20 matches when he made his way for the toss in the high-octane IPL 2021 final against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR).
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Weeklong Kullu Dussehra festival begins with 170 deities
Kullu (Himachal Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) With the assembly of 170 deities, the weeklong international Kullu Dussehra festival commenced with traditional fervour at Dhalpur ground here on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Religion
Cement demand recovery continues post second wave: Report
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Cement prices are expected to rise during H2FY22, as cost inflation firms up unabatedly, said a report by HDFC Securities.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India should not express stance on China-Bhutan border MoU: Chinese mouthpiece
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India has exercised long-term comprehensive control and influence on Bhutan, which has restricted the latter from developing foreign relations, said Chinese mouthpiece Global Times, blaming India.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Four things to look out for in Spain's Matchday 9
Madrid, Oct 15 (IANS) Football returns to La Liga this weekend following the international break. Here are some things to look out for over the coming days.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Gunfight breaks out at Srinagar's Bemina
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) An encounter broke out between terrorists and security forces at Bemina in J&K's Srinagar district on Friday, officials said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Will Russia-led Moscow format upstage Doha talks to resolve Afghanistan's crisis?
New Delhi, Oct 15: Russia is all set to host the Taliban along with other key countries, including India, United States, Iran, Pakistan and China in a fresh diplomatic push to resolve the crisis in Afghanistan.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Chief Justice of India offers prayers at Tirumala
Tirupati, Oct 15 (IANS) Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Friday offered prayers at Tirumala temple near here.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Terror outfits benefited during pandemic as people spent more time online
New Delhi, Oct 15: Online social media platforms have always been extensively used to spread information as well as misinformation. But the increased use of Internet and online platforms amid the Covid 19 pandemic has further helped the global terror outfits in expanding their reach as more digitally connected people spent longer hours online on social media, the weapon of choice of extremists to spread their message.
2021-10-15
Category: International, China,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Are Chinese Covid jabs waning in immunity?
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) China's CoronaVac and Sinopharm Covid vaccines may be waning in immunity levels, several studies have shown.
2021-10-15
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Slain terrorist involved in civilian killing in Kashmir identified (2nd Ld)
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) A terrorist, said to be involved in the recent killing of a civilian in Jammu and Kashmir, was shot dead in an encounter between terrorists and security forces in Wahibug area of Pulwama district on Friday, officials said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
CPI-Maoist confirms death of top leader R.K. due to kidney failure
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) The outlawed Communist Party of India-Maoist on Friday confirmed the death of its top leader, Akkiraju Haragopal alias Ramakrishna.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Terrorism
Prashanth Neel of 'KGF' fame to direct Ram Charan
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Multi-award-winning Telugu actor Ram Chandra had a busy Dussehra on Friday. Even as the news about his planned collaboration with Gowtham Thinnamuri of 'Jersey' fame settled down, Prashanth Neel, maker of the Kannada hit 'KGF', went to social media to announce that Ram Charan will act in his next film.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
IPL 2021 Final: Kolkata win toss, elect to bowl first
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders captain Eoin Morgan has won the toss and elected to bowl first against Chennai Super Kings in the final of IPL 2021 at the Dubai International Stadium here on Friday. Both teams are unchanged from their respective wins in the Qualifiers.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Kerala's first artificial heart implantation done successfully
Kochi, Oct 15 (IANS) Kerala's first artificial heart implantation was successfully performed at a private hospital on a 61-year-old woman patient.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Tamil Nadu boy to play in elite European professional basketball league
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) A young boy from Kancheepuram in Tamil Nadu, Ulhas KS, who lives in New Delhi for the past few years, is all set to play in the professional basketball league in Division 1 Moldovan National League, Europe.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Kohli shares hilarious photo describing 'what playing in bubbles feels like'
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Ahead of the upcoming T20 World Cup, Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli on Friday shared a hilarious picture on social media, describing what it feels like to be "playing in bubbles".
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
NCR may get reduced by 100-km radius under Regional Plan-2041
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The geographical size of the National Capital Region (NCR) is likely to get reduced to a 100 km radius, according to the Draft Regional Plan-2041 approved by the National Capital Region Planning Board (NCRPB).
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Dhoni knows how to bring an environment together: Watson
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Australia all-rounder Shane Watson pointed out that Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni knows how to bring an environment together. He also said that Dhoni knowns how to bring the best out of his players in the team. Chennai are playing their ninth IPL final on Friday against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Dubai International Stadium.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Terrorist involved in J&K civilian killings gunned down
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) A terrorist, said to be involved in recent civilian killings in Jammu and Kashmir, was shot dead in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces in Pulwama district on Friday, officials said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Hubble finds persistent water vapour in Jupiter's moon
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) The Hubble Space Telescope observations of Jupiter's icy moon Europa have revealed the presence of persistent water vapour, suggesting potential conditions hospitable for life, according to NASA.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Apple regains 2nd spot in global smartphone market, Xiaomi slips to 3rd
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Apple regained second place in the global smartphone market with 15 per cent share in the third quarter (Q3) this year, thanks to strong early demand for iPhone 13, a new report showed on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Speeding car ploughs into religious procession in Chhattisgarh, kills one
Jashpur (Chhattisgarh), Oct 15 (IANS) At least one person was killed and several others seriously injured as a speeding car ploughed into people proceeding to immerse a Durga idol in Pathalgaon area of Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district on Friday, the police said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India's forex reserves rise by over $2 bn
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) India's foreign exchange reserves rose by $2.039 billion during the week ended October 8.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Why China did not attack Taiwan
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) For more than seven decades, China and Taiwan have avoided coming to military face-offs.
2021-10-15
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Urvashi Rautela announces her new film 'Dil Hai Gray'
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Urvashi Rautela has recently announced the name of her next film which is titled 'Dil Hai Gray'. It's a Hindi remake of Tamil film 'Thiruttu Payale 2'.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
No team is a clear favourite in T20 World Cup: Muralitharan
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan has said that with no team being a clear favourite to win the trophy, it has made the ICC T20 World Cup extremely exciting. The tournament starts on October 17 in Muscat and ends on November 14 in Dubai.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
India's defence exports increased by 325% in last 5 years: Modi
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India's defence exports increased by 325 per cent in the last five years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday, as he pointing out that both private and public sectors are working hand in hand for national security.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Will keep a watch players don't get overconfident: Coach Stimac
Male (Maldives), Oct 15 (IANS) Indian football team head coach Igor Stimac said on Friday that he will be keeping a close watch to ensure his side doesn't cross the fine line between confidence and overconfidence when they meet Nepal in the SAFF Championship final here on Saturday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
China agrees to cooperate in WHO's fresh Covid origin probe
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) China has agreed to support and participate in the World Health Organisation's (WHO) fresh probe to trace the origins of the Covid-19 pandemic that has globally infected 21.9 crore people while claiming 45.5 lakh lives.
2021-10-15
Category: International, China,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Apple removes Quran app in China after request from officials
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Apple has taken down one of the world's most popular Quran apps in China after a request from Chinese officials, the BBC reported.
2021-10-15
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Elephants trample seven to death in Jharkhand in a week
Ranchi, Oct 15 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 24 injured, by marauding elephants, facing loss of natural habitat, in Jharkhand within a week, officials said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife
Freedom, Mahatma, 'Gen Next English' figure in Aryan Khan bail feud (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The heated arguments for and against Aryan Khan's bail plea before the special NDPS court on Friday witnessed the prosecution and defence invoking Mahatma Gandhi and Queen's English versus the gen-next lingo.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
With the conditions in mind, it is hard to look past Pakistan: Sana Mir
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Pakistan spinner Sana Mir has said that it will be hard to look past Pakistan with regards to the conditions in mind. She added that she liked the way England and West Indies are shaping up for the tournament while India and New Zealand are dangerous sides. The men's T20 World Cup starts from October 17 in Muscat and ends on November 14 in Dubai.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Gunfight breaks out at J&K's Pulwama
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) A gunfight broke out between terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Friday, officials said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Vijayan's son-in-law Riyas stands firm on comments on contractors
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 (IANS) In the limelight for reportedly coming under attack at a meeting of ruling CPI-M legislators along with Education Minister V. Sivankutty, Kerala PWD and Tourism Minister P.A. Mohammed Riyas on Friday denied any such occurrence, while defending his comments on the nexus between officials and government contractors.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Khalin Joshi emerges victorious in Jaipur Open golf
Jaipur, Oct 15 (IANS) Khalin Joshi's final round of three-under 67 proved good enough for him to turn the tables on nearest rival and fellow Bengalurean M Dharma and emerge victorious at the Rs. 40 lakh Jaipur Open 2021, being played at the par-70 Rambagh Golf Club (RGC) on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Golf
More than 30 dead in Kandahar mosque blast (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) More than 30 people have died while 90 others have been injured after an explosion tore through a Shia mosque during Friday prayers in the Afghan city of Kandahar, the BBC reported.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
IPL 2021: We gave it our all but unfortunately fell short: DC opener Dhawan
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) In a heartfelt post, Delhi Capitals opener Shikhar Dhawan on Friday said that he and his teammates gave their best on the field but unfortunately they fell short in the playoffs of IPL 2021, which is being played in the UAE.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Khelo Banaras 2021': Sports event organised for rural youth
Varanasi (UP), Oct 15 (IANS) The gram panchayats of Varanasi district will host an event called "Khelo Banaras 2021' to encourage rural youths for sports and provide them a platform of equal opportunity.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Sports
Negative calorie food
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANSlife) Negative calorie food refers to those items that consume more energy during their digestion, in comparison to the amount of energy they gives to the body. We can say that the calorie cost of digesting the food would be greater than its energy content.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Nihangs told it is a farmers' protest, not religious movement: Yogendra Yadav
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Swaraj India Convener Yogendra Yadav on Friday said the Nihang group, accused of mercilessly killing a man at the Singhu border, was several times told by farmers' leaders that this is not a religious movement but a site for farmers' agitation.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ilaiyaraaja's 'Music School' set to roll with muhurat puja on Dussehra
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Iconic music composer Ilaiyaraaja's musical film 'Music School', directed and written by Papa Rao Biyyala, is all set to roll with a muhurat puja timed on Dussehra.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'Maneater' tiger MDT23 captured after 22 days
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The MDT23 tiger, which is believed to have been responsible for the killing of four humans and 12 heads of cattle, was captured by a Tamil Nadu Forest Department team after a massive search on for 22 days.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Prakash Jha's 'Highway Nights' wins at Best of India Short Film Festival
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) National Award-winning filmmaker and actor Prakash Jha's short film 'Highway Nights' won the grand jury prize at Best of India Short Film Festival 2021. The film will qualify for the 2023 Oscars.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Unearthed Rs 184 cr black income in Pawar kin-related raids: IT Dept (Lead, changing dateline)
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Income Tax Department, which raided at least 70 premises allegedly linked with Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar and others last week, said it has unearthed proof of unaccounted incomes of around Rs 184 crore, officials said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Politics
Apple Watch Series 7 revs up growing smartwatch market
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Apple on Friday released its new smartwatch -- Apple Watch Series 7 -- in the latest move to further boost its presence in the growing smartwatch market.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Tighten security in smaller cities in festive season, Centre tells states
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Following intelligence inputs that smaller cities could be on the terrorists' radar, the Centre has asked the state governments to scale up security of the Tier 2 cities during current festive season, sources in the security set-up said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
UN summit sets stage for adoption of post-2020 biodiversity framework
Kunming (China), Oct 15 (IANS) With the participation of almost 2,918 delegates in Kunming and 2,478 connecting virtually, the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP-15) closed on Friday, setting the stage for the adoption of an effective post-2020 global biodiversity framework at the resumption of the meeting in spring 2022.
2021-10-15
Category: International, China,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
Scientists targeted with abuse, death threats during pandemic
London, Oct 15 (IANS) More than 60 per cent researchers faced negative experiences as a result of their media appearances or their social media comments about Covid-19 pandemic, revealed a survey conducted by science journal Nature.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech,Technology
Booked for rape, AIIMS doctor still at large
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A doctor working with the All India Insitute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here has been booked for allegedly raping his junior colleague inside the campus, officials said here on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congregational prayers at Hazratbal after 4 months in Srinagar
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) Congregational prayers were held in Hazratbal mosque in Srinagar on Friday after four months while they were not allowed at Jama Masjid in the city.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Religion
Man killed on Singhu border belonged to Punjab: Hry Police
Chandigarh, Oct 15 (IANS) Haryana Police said on Friday that an FIR was lodged in connection with the murder of a man belonging to Punjab near the farmers' protest site on the Singhu border in Sonepat district. However, no arrest has been made so far in connection with the case.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'AIADMK will bounce back in next polls'
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) AIADMK will bounce back in the next Tamil Nadu elections, party MLA R.B Udhayakumar said on Friday, terming the results of the recent rural local polls in the state "manipulated".
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Nia Sharma, Rahul Vaidya on 'Zee Comedy Show' to promote 'Garbe Ki Raat' video
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Renowned music composer and singer Anu Malik will be seen as the special guest on 'Zee Comedy Show' over the weekend, while singer Rahul Vaidya and television actress Nia Sharma make a guest appearance to promote their recently launched music video - 'Garbe Ki Raat'.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Defending is attacking in T20 in my mind: Muralitharan
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan said that defence is the best form of attack for him in T20 cricket. Muralitharan, who has the most Test (800) and ODI (534) wickets to his name, added that one can't go for taking wickets in T20s, which is the norm in ODI and Test cricket.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'KBC 13': Ramesh Sippy reveals how dream cast of 'Sholay' was assembled
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Renowned director Ramesh Sippy shares with 'KBC 13' host Amitabh Bachchan as to why he chose Hema Malini as 'Basanti' and how did he think about 'Jai-Veeru'. Sippy will appear as a special guest along with Hema Malini on 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 13's 'Shaandaar Shukravaar' episode.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BJP welcomes TN govt's decision to reopen all religious places
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu BJP chief K. Annamalai has welcomed the decision taken by Chief Minister M.K. Stalin to reopen religious places on all days.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Religion
India 6th most affected country by ransomware: Google
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A Google report that analysed more than 80 million ransomware samples submitted over the last year and a half has revealed that India is at the sixth place in the list of 140 countries most affected by ransomware.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Suriya's legal thriller 'Jai Bhim' to be streamed on Amazon Prime Video on Nov 2
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Amazon Prime Video launched the official teaser of the much-awaited courtroom drama 'Jai Bhim'. Featuring Suriya as a lawyer, the upcoming drama is helmed by T.J. Gnanavel and is bankrolled by Suriya and Jyotika's 2D Entertainment.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Pixel 6 series may get 4 Android updates, 5 years of security patches
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Google recently announced that it will be launching Pixel 6 series smartphones on October 19 and now a new report has claimed that the upcoming Pixel phones will get four major Android updates as well as five years of security patches after their official launch later this month.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
I-T searches in Maha reveal unaccounted income of over Rs 184 Cr
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Income Tax Department carried out search and seizure operations on two real estate business groups of Mumbai and certain individuals and entities associated with them.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Samantha announces her next film with Shantaruban Gnanasekharan
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Samantha Ruth Prabhu is all set for her upcoming movie venture to get on the sets soon.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Shankar Mahadevan: It's not about winning, it's about participating
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Singer Shankar Mahadevan, who is all set to return as a judge on the new season of 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa' singing reality show, says kids should concentrate on participating rather than winning or achieving.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Freedom, Mahatma, 'Gen Next English' figure in Aryan Khan bail feud
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The heated arguments for and against Aryan Khan's bail plea before the special NDPS court on Friday witnessed the prosecution and defence invoking Mahatma Gandhi and Queen's English versus the gen-next lingo.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Indian hockey team was hugely motivated before bronze-medal match: Simranjeet
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Indian hockey midfielder Simranjeet Singh, one of the star performers in the medal-winning campaign at the Tokyo Olympics, said on Friday that the team's morale got a "huge boost" before the bronze-medal match against Germany after the seniors gave stirring speeches.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Prioritise aluminium industry for immediate coal supply to avert collateral damage
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Coal India should immediately resume continuous coal supply to the aluminium Industry to prevent closure, industry bodies demanded.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
After Kunduz, blast hits Kandahar mosque
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Exactly a week after a suicide bombing at a mosque in Afghanistan's Kunduz city killed more than 45 people, an explosion was reported at a mosque in Kandahar on Friday, according to officials.
2021-10-15
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Apple Music coming to PS5 soon: Report
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Spotify has been a partner with PlayStation for a number of years and now a new report has claimed that Apple Music might also be appearing on PS5 in the future.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Special offer at MP petrol pump to celebrate birth of owner's grand-niece
Betul (Madhya Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) A petrol pump owner in Madhya Pradesh's Betul announced a special offer for customers after his niece, who is speech and hearing impaired, gave birth to a daughter.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Human Interest/Society
Taliban intimidation causing school attendance rates to remain low
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Girls in Afghanistan must be allowed to return to secondary school and continue their education, Amnesty International said on Friday as it published new testimonies from pupils and teachers documenting Taliban threats and violence.
2021-10-15
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
New Japanese PM announces outline of Covid counter-measures
Tokyo, Oct 15 (IANS) New Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on Friday announced an outline of Covid-19 counter-measures at a panel meeting, saying that the government would come up with an overall set early next month.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Qualcomm to lead $4.3 bn smartphone wi-fi chip market in 2021
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Chip-maker Qualcomm is set to increase its lead in the $4.3 billion smartphone Wi-Fi chip market in 2021, despite Broadcom's win in Apple's iPhone 13, according to a new report.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Moon meets CIA chief, touts S.Korea-US alliance
Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in held a meeting with William Burns, the chief of US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), here on Friday, touting the Seoul-Washington alliance as a foundation of the nation's security.
2021-10-15
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Odisha govt to reopen schools for Class 8, 11
Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 (IANS) The Odisha government has decided to resume offline classes for Class 11 and Class 8 students from October 21 and 25 respectively, State school and mass education minister Samir Ranjan Dash, said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education
Biden signs short-term bill to raise debt limit
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) US President Joe Biden has signed a short-term bill to temporarily increase the nation's borrowing limit, averting a looming debt default that would cause an economic catastrophe, the media reported on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Little girl helps Warner make his choice on who he should support in IPL final. It's CSK!
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) A Chennai Super Kings (CSK) fan has helped Australian cricketer and former Sunrisers Hyderabad skipper David Warner make up his mind which team he should cheer for in the Indian Premier League (IPL) final between Chennai Super Kings (CSK) and Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) here later on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
On Vijayadashmi, kids in Kerala initiated into world of letters
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 (IANS) Thousands of children, irrespective of caste, creed and religion were initiated into the world of letters at functions held in temples, clubs and social organisations across Kerala on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Education,Religion
Aus PM confirms position on net zero emissions
Canberra, Oct 15 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Friday that the government's position on net zero emissions would be outlined before he attends the UN UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Centre claims less farm fire incidents since Sep 15
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Central government on Friday claimed that paddy residue burning events have been reduced by 69.49 per cent in Punjab, by 18.28 per cent in Haryana and by 47.61 per cent in the eight NCR districts of Uttar Pradesh during the one-month period since September 15 compared to the same period last year.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
Japanese govt retains overall view of economy
Tokyo, Oct 15 (IANS) The Japanese government on Friday retained its overall assessment for the economy in October as "picking up, although the pace has weakened" due to the severe situation caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Japan,Politics
TN steps up screening of passengers arriving from Kerala
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Police and health department have stepped up security and screening of passengers at check posts bordering Kerala as a large number of people are reaching the state during the Puja holidays.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Kids act as spreaders of Covid, emerging variants: StudY
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) Infants, children and adolescents are equally capable of carrying high levels of live and replicating SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing Covid-19, in their respiratory secretions, researchers have confirmed in a new study, emphasising that kids are an essential component of beating the pandemic.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Philippines lifts quarantine for fully vaccinated int'l travelers
Manila, Oct 15 (IANS) The Philippines has lifted the quarantine requirement for fully vaccinated international travellers arriving more than 40 countries and regions with a low Covid-19 infection rate, presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Philippines,Politics
Ekta Kapoor says her audio show 'Darmiyaan' is the story of many women's lives
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Television czarina Ekta Kapoor shares about her audio show 'Darmiyaan' starring Sriti Jha and Shabir Ahluwalia. She opens up on the experience of doing this women-centric show and also how the audience will relate to it.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UN to send panel of experts to monitor elections in Venezuela
United Nations, Oct 15 (IANS) The UN has decided to send a panel of electoral experts to monitor next month's regional and municipal polls in Venezuela.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Lockdown ends in Australian capital
Canberra, Oct 15 (IANS) The coronavirus lockdown in Australia's capital ended on Friday after more than two months as the country continues to battle the third wave of the pandemic.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Aparna Sen recalls stint on Busan jury as 'The Rapist' wins fest's top award (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Celebrating her film, 'The Rapist', getting the prestigious Kim Jiseok Award at 'A Window on Asian Cinema' section in the 26th Busan International Film Festival in South Korea, veteran filmmaker and actress Aparna Sen said the honour meant a lot to her because she had served on the festival's jury and got to know the man after whom it is named.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
NSW to end hotel quarantine as it 'opens for business'
Sydney, Oct 15 (IANS) The Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) will end Covid-19 hotel quarantine requirements for people entering the state from November 1, Premier Dominic Perrottet said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Tatas plan to pilot synergy between airlines, post SPA (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Conglomerate Tata Group plans to pilot synergy between all its airlines to compete in various market segments.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Court order to affect working capital of companies filing GST appeals
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) In what may affect the working capital of taxpayers looking at filing appeals against GST claims, it had now been held that anyone seeking remedy against indirect tax decision would have to make pre-deposit amount in cash and not by debiting electronic credit ledger.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SKM condemns gruesome murder at Singhu border, disassociates from Nihangs
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM) on Friday condemned the barbaric killing of a man at the Singhu border protest site and has disassociated itself from the Nihangs.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bombay HC endorses Goa govt's decision to bar Goans from entering casinos
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) Barring local residents from entering casinos by the Goa government is "well-founded" and not violative of Article 14 of the Indian Constitution, the Bombay High Court bench in Goa has said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Stalin urges 4 CMs to allow sale of green firecrackers
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K. Stalin has urged his counterparts in Delhi, Odisha, Rajasthan and Haryana to reconsider the ban on sale of firecrackers and allow sale of green crackers.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Nepal's teamwork a worry for India's Chhetri ahead of SAFF final
Male (Maldives), Oct 15 (IANS) Indian football team captain and prolific goal-scorer Sunil Chhetri said ahead of the SAFF Championship final here on Saturday that Nepal may not have an extraordinary player like Maldives' Ali Ashfaq in their ranks, but the side more than makes up for it with great teamwork.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Arm-based notebook PC chips sales to grow over 3-fold in 2021
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) After seeing s nine-fold revenue growth in 2020, the Arm-based notebook PC processor market will grow over three-fold to $949 million in 2021, a new report said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Manmohan Singh's health improving: AIIMS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's health condition is improving, said AIIMS here on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
US House panel to seek criminal contempt referral for Steve Bannon
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) The US House Select Committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riot said it moves to refer Steve Bannon, former President Donald Trump's former campaign adviser, to the Department of Justice for criminal prosecution since he refused to appear for a slated deposition.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Nani's rustic look from upcoming movie 'Dasara' grabs eyeballs
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Termed as Telugu cinema's 'natural star', Nani has experimented with different roles and diversified genres. Here comes his rustic and raw look from the movie 'Dasara' which is helmed by debut director Srikanth Odela.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
NASA's 1st mission to distant asteroids prepares for launch on Oct 16
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) NASA is preparing for the launch of its Lucy mission -- the first to explore distant asteroids and oigins of the solar system on Saturday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Technology
Iran urges 'practical' steps, 'tangible' results in nuke talks
Tehran, Oct 15 (IANS) Taking "practical" steps with "tangible" outcomes should be the purpose of the upcoming nuclear talks between Iran and the remaining parties to the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), said Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bagheri.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Sapna Thakur recalls celebrating Dussehra in Chandigarh
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Sapna Thakur who plays the role of 'Samaira' in 'Kyun Rishton Mein Katti Batti' recalls celebrating Dussehra in her hometown of Chandigarh. She says it was all fun and the festival was celebrated in a grand way.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Kichcha Sudeep fans throng theatres, grand box-office opening for 'Kotigobba 3'
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Kichcha Sudeep's fans, who went on a rampage after being disappointed as the release of their favourite star's most awaited movie 'Kotigobba 3' was postponed by a day, have given a thumping opening for the movie across Karnataka.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Shah on 3-day visit to Andaman & Nicobar Islands to review developmental works
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will arrive at Port Blair on Friday on a three-day visit to the Andaman and Nicobar Islands to review various developmental works initiated with the Centre's assistance.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Om Prakash Rajbhar warms up to BJP again
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) In a complete turnaround, Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP) president Om Prakash Rajbhar on Friday said that he may form an alliance with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) one again, ahead of the upcoming UP Assembly elections.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Goods train derails in UP, no loss of life
Kanpur(UP), Oct 15 (IANS) Twenty-four empty wagons of a goods train derailed near Ambiyapur in Uttar Pradesh on the busy Delhi-Howrah rail route on Friday morning.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Odisha CM won't celebrate b'day due to Covid
Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has decided not to celebrate his birthday on Saturday in view of the prevailing Covid-19 situation, a statement issued by the his office said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
3 tips to overcome temporariness
New Delhi, October 15 Oct 15 (IANSlife) Everything in life is temporary. The only constant in life is change itself. That is a reality that we cannot deny. The beauty of this fact is that it allows us to confront our fears, trust the magic of the moment, and enjoy the precious gift of life. What lasts forever is our true self -- the real you -- the person you were born to be. If you feel stuck, trapped, boring or insecure -- acknowledge yourself, find yourself and who you really are on the inside. Your shiny sexy brilliant self is there. It's been there all along. You just need to unveil it.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Dia Mirza champions sustainable fashion
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANSlife) Actor and environmental activist, Dia Mirza, who is also the National Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) was showstopper for Indian designers Abraham & Thakore at the recently held LFW X FDCI event. The designer duo who are pioneers of slow fashion and sustainability in the Indian fashion landscape showcased a timeless sustainable collection.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Unseasonable cold snap to dip Seoul's temperatures to 64-yr low
Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) Temperatures are forecast to drop sharply this coming weekend to a 64-year low for Seoul due to an unseasonable cold snap, the state weather agency said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, South Korea,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Over 41K crack 2021 JEE-Advanced exam
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The results of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2021 conducted for seeking admission to various Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) across the country were declared on Friday with 41,862 clearing the exam.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Pro-govt Yemeni forces kill 40 Houthis in ambush
Sanaa, Oct 15 (IANS) Forces loyal to the Yemen government announced the killing of 40 Houthi fighters during an ambush in the country's northeastern oil-rich province of Marib.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
Ranveer sings praises of Ajay-Atul for 'The Big Picture' music
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Bollywood star Ranveer Singh, who is hosting a visual-based game show 'The Big Picture', has praised music director duo Ajay-Atul for composing the soundtrack of the show, saying, "Feel aa gaya".
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
148 vending zones to be built in Gurugram
Gurugram, Oct 15 (IANS) To keep Gurugram roads encroachment free, the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) will soon create 148 vending zones, of which detailed implementation plan (DIP) for 58 has been prepared.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Haryana,National
France to announce additional measures to tackle soaring energy prices
Paris, Oct 15 (IANS) The French government will lay out additional measures to tackle the ongoing surge in energy prices, President Emmanuel Macron announced.
2021-10-15
Category: International, France,Politics
Non hormonal methods of contraception
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANSlife) Family planning is an important aspect of everyone's life. Therefore, it is necessary to choose the most effective and convenient contraceptive. Hormonal contraceptives protect 98 per cent of unwanted pregnancies, and they are convenient to use. But they influence a woman's hormone levels. They may also give rise to side effects such as headaches, nausea, sore breasts and vaginal yeast infections, mood swings, and reduced women's sexual desire.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Special arrangements for Durga immersions by Kolkata Police
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Keeping the Covid-19 and security protocols in mind, the Kolkata Police and the Kolkata Municipal Corporation have made major arrangements for the immersion of Durga idols in the scheduled 24 ghats of the city.
2021-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion
'Bigg Boss 15': Afsana and Shamita get into ugly fight
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The 'Bigg Boss 15' house is day by day turning into a battleground with contestants coming up with cunning strategies, and rivalries that continue to grow. In the earlier episodes we saw Vishal Kotian teaming up with Shamita Shetty for a new plan to enter the house.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Trailer of comedy series 'One Mic Stand' Season 2 out
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The trailer of celebrity comedy series 'One Mic Stand' Season 2 featuring Sunny Leone, Karan Johar, Chetan Bhagat among others, is out.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Akhil's 'Most Eligible Bachelor' a decent romantic comedy
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Akhil Akkineni, who is in dire need of a hit, seems to have delivered it with 'Most Eligible Bachelor'. Starring Pooja Hegde as the female lead opposite Akhil, the movie is directed by 'Bommarillu' fame Bhaskar.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
TN teacher held for beating Class 12 student
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) A physics teacher, who canned a Class 12 student for not being regular in Tamil Nadu's Chidambaram, was arrested on Friday after a video went viral.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Pakistan cricket's high-performance coach from New Zealand quits
Lahore, Oct 15 (IANS) Former New Zealand Test spinner, Grant Bradburn has decided to step down as head of Pakistan cricket's high-performance coaching to "pursue further coaching opportunities", the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Haryana Police file FIR over Singhu border murder
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Haryana Police has registered an FIR against unknown persons in the barbaric incident that took place at the Singhu border on Friday, wherein a man was tortured, murdered and mutilated at the farmers' protesting site.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Late-night snacks to binge on
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANSlife) Do you have a strong desire for a late-night snack but you are trying to control the temptation to avoid gaining weight? Many people, due to many reasons, feel hungry again after having dinner. It can be due to work shifts, boredom, stress or if you have had a smaller or earlier dinner.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Google makes 'select to speak' tool more fluid for people with dyslexia
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Google has introduced some new accessibility features on Chromebooks, including making its Select-to-speak tool more fluid and easier to understand.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Health/Medicine
N.Korea opens western sea route to receive medical supplies: Unicef
Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) North Korea has opened a key sea route on the western coast to receive humanitarian aid deliveries following its closure attributable to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Unicef office in Seoul said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Google introduces continuous scrolling to Search on mobile
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) US-based search engine giant Google has announced that it is rolling out continuous scrolling in Search on its mobile platform retiring the page-based user interface.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Greece hit by torrential rain, dozens evacuated
Athens, Oct 15 (IANS) Dozens of people have been evacuated in Greece as torrential rain lashed the country.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Greece,Environment/Wildlife
ICC, UNICEF to partner for mental wellbeing of children & adolescents
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Ahead of the T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman, the International Cricket Council (ICC) and UNICEF have said that they would partner to help break the stigma around mental health by raising awareness about the issue amongst children and adolescents.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Singhu border murder: No info on perpetrators, says police
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) After the body of a man with a chopped hand was found at the Singhu border on Friday, the Haryana Police have been unable to gather any information on the attackers, as the agitating farmers have not given any information so far.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
300 more residents evacuated amid volcano eruption on Spanish island
Madrid, Oct 15 (IANS) An additional 300 people were evacuated from their homes due to the ongoing eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the Spanish island of La Palma, local authorities said.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Spain,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
2nd Covid wave in Delhi shows reaching herd immunity hard with Delta: Study
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The severe outbreak of Covid-19 in Delhi this year showed not only that the Delta variant of SARS-CoV2 is extremely transmissible but that it can infect individuals previously infected by a different strains of the virus, according to a team of international scientists.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
2 soldiers killed in ongoing operation in J&K's Poonch
Jammu, Oct 15 (IANS) Two soldiers were killed on Friday in an ongoing counter terrorism operation in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Body with severed hand, tied to police barricade found at Singhu border (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) An unidentified decedent with a chopped left hand was found tied to an inverted police barricade at the Haryana-Delhi Singhu border outside of Delhi on Friday morning, sending shockwaves.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Turkish FM meets Taliban delegation in Ankara
Istanbul, Oct 15 (IANS) Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu met a Taliban delegation in Ankara in a first-of-its kind meeting since the group took over Afghanistan in August.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Turkey,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Sanjjanaa Galrani's 'Durga Maa' avatar goes viral
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Kannada actress Sanjjanaa Galrani's latest 'Durga Maa' avatar has gone viral on social media.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
US FDA backs half-dose Moderna booster for at-risk adults
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) A panel of advisors to the US Food and Drug Administration have voted unanimously recommending Moderna's Covid booster shot for people at risk.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
'Gadar' sequel with Sunny, Ameesha all set to go on the floors
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Sunny Deol and Ameesha Patel will return together to the big screen after 20 years in the sequel to 'Gadar: Ek Prem Katha', the top-grossing blockbuster that was released in 2001, competing head-to-head with another modern classic, Ashutosh Gowarikar's Aamir Khan-starrer 'Lagaan'.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sir Viv rebuffs Gayle for critical remarks on fast-bowling legend Ambrose
Antigua, Oct 15 (IANS) West Indies cricketing legend Sir Vivian Richards has rebuffed big-hitter Chris Gayle for saying that he "has no respect" for Curtly Ambrose after the Caribbean fast-bowling great had recently said that "Gayle is definitely not an automatic choice for starting" in the ICC T20 World Cup, scheduled to commence in the UAE and Oman on October 17.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Cricket
Bopanna-Shapovalov lose in quarters at Indian Wells
Indian Wells, Oct 15 (IANS) India's Rohan Bopanna and his Canadian partner Denis Shapovalov have crashed out of the men's doubles competition in the ATP event at the BNP Paribas Open.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
CM Bommai meets Yediyurappa to wish on Vijayadashami
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai met B.S. Yediyurappa at the latter's residence on Friday to wish him on the occasion of the Vijayadashami. Bommai garlanded him and sought his blessings.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
N.Korean defector sentenced for breaking into police station
Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) A North Korean defector has been sentenced to six months in prison for breaking into a police station in Seoul and pouring flour over an officer to stream the incident on his online channel, judicial sources said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Lakhimpur Kheri violence will not dent BJP: Swatantra Dev Singh
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh BJP president Swatantra Dev Singh has said the Lakhimpur Kheri incident will not have any fallout on BJP's electoral prospects in any part of the state in the Assembly polls scheduled in 2022.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Nani's 'Shyam Singha Roy' to hit screens in December
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Telugu star Nani is all set to entertain the audience with his upcoming movie 'Shyam Singha Roy'. The movie is helmed by Rahul Sankrityan and stars Sai Pallavi, Krithi Shetty, and Madonna Sebastian as the female leads.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Chiranjeevi says Sai Dharam Tej has completely recovered after bike accident
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Telugu megastar Chiranjeevi has confirmed that his nephew and actor Sai Dharam Tej, who has been hospitalised for more than a month now is to get discharged on Friday, on the auspicious day of Vijayadasami.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Progressive thinker, theatre artist G K Govinda Rao no more
Hubballi (Karnataka), Oct 15 (IANS) Noted progressive thinker, theatre person and writer Professor G.K. Govinda Rao, known for his sharp criticism, passed away in the wee hours of Friday at his daughter's residence in Karnataka's Hubballi.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Art/Culture/Books
Turkish lira hits record low after central bank policymakers dismissed
Ankara, Oct 15 (IANS) The Turkish lira has hit a new record low against the US dollar after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan dismissed three central bank members.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Turkey,Business/Economy,Politics
Nov 5 release for 'Sooryavanshi' starring Akshay, Ajay, Ranveer, Katrina
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Akshay Kumar, Ajay Devgn, Ranveer Singh and Katrina Kaif-starrer 'Sooryavanshi' is all set to release in theatres on November 5.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Gaurang Doshi: '7th Sense' has been revived with bigger, better ensemble
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Producer Gaurang Doshi's multi-starrer crime thriller web series '7th Sense', which made headlines when its cast members walked out, has said the project has not been shelved. Instead, a new cast has been "locked" and the shooting will start in the "next three months".
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Thailand further eases Covid curbs
Bangkok, Oct 15 (IANS) Thailand has announced a further easing of Covid-19 restrictions nationwide starting from Saturday onwards, as the country's immunisation rates have witnessed a gradual spike.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Thailand,Politics
7 judges of Telangana HC take oath
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Seven new judges of the Telangana High Court took oath on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Vidhi Pandya's elder brother shares his early fears about her entering 'Bigg Boss 15'
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) 'Bigg Boss 15' contestant Vidhi Pandya can be seen taking a stand for herself on and off. She came across as one of the sorted contestants of the show. But it is interesting to know that her elder brother Urmil Pandya initially did not want her to participate in the show because he feared that people might misjudge her.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ace cueist Advani leads elite field in World snooker qualifiers
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) India's best cueist Pankaj Advani, the recent winner of the Asian Snooker Championship and World 6-Red Snooker crowns, will be the star attraction in the World Snooker Qualifiers, a National Selection Tournament, to be held here from October 17 to 27, 2021.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Pakistan is run by Allah and Army, Imran trying to woo Allah against Army
New Delhi, Oct 15: "Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has made it clear that he is not a rubber stamp Prime Minister and would take decisions as per the law," claimed the Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Political Affairs in a TV show. However, just hours later he was asked to keep his mouth "shut" and explain his conduct by his ruling party, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).
2021-10-15
Category: International, Israel,National
Taliban deploys 'quick reaction' forces to border province
Kabul, Oct 15 (IANS) The Taliban-led Afghan government has deployed a 'quick reaction force' unit to Badakhshan province which shares a border with Tajikistan in order to maintain security and protect the country's frontier, the media reported.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Mridul Agarwal scores highest ever percentage in IIT-JEE exam
Jaipur, Oct 15 (IANS) Jaipur's Mridul Agarwal has created a history of sorts by not only topping but also scoring the highest ever percentage in the IIT-JEE entrance examination. Mridul topped the chart by scoring 348 out of 360 marks with 96.66 per cent in the JEE-Advanced 2021.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education
WBBL thrown into turmoil after 3-day flash lockdown imposed in Tasmania
Sydney, Oct 15 (IANS) The Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) inaugural week is facing uncertainty after Hobart was put under a three-day lockdown on Friday due to surging Covid-19 cases in Tasmania.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Top nuke envoys of S.Korea, US, Japan to meet in Washington
Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) The top nuclear envoys of South Korea, the US and Japan will meet in Washington next week to discuss joint efforts to bring North Korea back to dialogue, the Foreign Ministry in Seoul announced on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Clubhouse announces new 'Music Mode' for iOS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Popular audio chat app Clubhouse has introduced 'Music Mode' as a new setting to help musicians sound their best while performing on the app.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Elderly woman strangled to death in Bihar
Patna, Oct 15 (IANS) A 70-year-old elderly woman was strangled to death in Bihar's Munger district, police said.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
FM attends Plenary Meeting of Int'l Monetary & Financial Committee
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman attended the Plenary Meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee of the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) held in Washington D.C.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
My priority is still Samajwadi Party: Shivpal
Etawah (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) Pragatisheel Samajwadi Party Lohia (PSPL) President Shivpal Singh has said that since politics is all about possibilities, his priority will still be an alliance with the Samajwadi Party (SP).
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
2 inmates in SL jail dead after consuming sanitizer
Colombo, Oct 15 (IANS) Two Iranian inmates detained at the Colombo Remand Prison in Sri Lanka died after consuming an alcohol-based sanitizer, local media reported.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
FB developing AI that can see, hear, remember whatever you do
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Facebook is developing a new artificial intelligence (AI)-based system that can analyse your lives using first-person videos -- recording what they see, do and hear in order to help you with daily tasks.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Aussie Test skipper Tim Paine 'shattered' by Will Pucovski concussion
Sydney, Oct 15 (IANS) Australian Test skipper Tim Paine said on Friday he was "shattered" when he got to know that young batter Will Pucovski had suffered another concussion while training with his state side Victoria on October 5.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
RTI: Maha LoP Devendra Fadnavis is a 'Man of Letters', 230-plus
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis -- whose political bark is considered worse than his bite -- also uses the pen, literally, to bulldoze the Maha Vikas Aghadi 'auto rickshaw' government, no-holds-barred.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
S.Korea to raise private gathering size limit to 8
Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) The South Korean government has decided to raise the private gathering size limit to eight people for the capital area and 10 for elsewhere before the country shifts to a "living with Covid-19" scheme next month, Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum announced on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
BJP Kisan Morcha's national executive meet on Oct 30 in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Amid the ongoing farmers unrest in poll-bound states, the BJP Kisan Morcha will hold its national executive meeting on October 30 in Delhi.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UP's Purvanchal emerging as hub of vegetable export
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) The Purvanchal region of Uttar Pradesh is emerging as the export hub for vegetables.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Armed Forces, scientists most trustworthy; politicians least: Survey
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Armed Forces and scientists have emerged as the most trustworthy citizens in India, while as politicians and advertising executives are the least, as work around sacrifice and service before self is revered by the Indians.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ram Charan collaborates with 'Jersey' director for next film
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Telugu 'mega power star' Ram Charan, who plays Alluri Sita Rama Raju in S.S. Rajamouli's 'RRR', is all set to take up another interesting project.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
It's official: Biden travelling to Glasgow climate summit
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) To mark a show of leadership, US President Joe Biden will be travelling to Glasgow on November 1 to attend the upcoming crucial UN Climate Change Conference COP26 -- a pivotal moment on the road towards a more secure and sustainable future since the signing of the Paris Agreement in 2015.
2021-10-15
Category: International, India,International
Anamika Roy Rashtrawar quits IFFCO TOKIO General as MD & CEO
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The first woman head honcho of a large private general insurance company Anamika Roy Rashtrawar has quit IFFCO TOKIO General Insurance Company Ltd recently.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Bavuma's return from injury presents new selection headache for SA
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) The South African cricket team has got a timely boost ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup, scheduled to commence on October 17, with skipper Temba Bavuma saying that he is "recovering well from the broken thumb" he suffered in Sri Lanka.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Apprehensions in AIADMK over Sasikala planning comeback
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The Opposition AIADMK, which was battered in the recent rural local body polls winning just two seats in the district panchayat unions, is now facing another major problem with the ousted general secretary of the party V. K. Sasikala trying to make a grandiose comeback.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Kohli=Pant banter ahead of T20 World Cup
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Ahead of the T20 World Cup which starts on Sunday, India skipper Virat Kohli has provoked wicketkeeper Rishabh Pant in a fun way to get the Delhi batsman's mood up for the upcoming mega event.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
IMD predicts clear sky in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a 'mainly clear sky' in the national capital on Friday with the maximum temperature likely to hover around 34 degrees Celsius and the minimum at 18.6 degrees Celsius.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Valmiki Jayanti to be special for BJP this year
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) Eyeing Dalit votes for the 2022 Assembly elections, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is planning special celebrations to mark Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti on October 20.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Second wave laid bare the woes of rural Uttarakhand's health infrastructure
Dehradun, Oct 15 (IANS/ 101Reporters) Situated at an altitude of 2,745 metres, Harshil Ghati in Uttarakhand draws people from all over India who admire the pristine beauty of remote mountain villages set amid the echo of the fast-flowing Bhagirathi river.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
No help from any quarters, young Kerala mother searches for her child
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 15 (IANS) Even though the Kerala unit of the CPI-M is known to take up the cause of women and children, but the plight of a 22-year-old woman leader of the Student's Federation of India, has failed to move Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, police chief and the Child Welfare Committee, whom she has approached to get back her child.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kriti, Rajkummar amp up 'Hum Do Hamare Do' track 'Bansuri'
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) After creating an Internet sensation with the A.R. Rahman-composed track, 'Param Sundari', Kriti is back, this time with the consummate performer Rajkummar Rao, for the latest 'Hum Do Hamare Do' track, 'Bansuri'.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India logs 16,862 new Covid cases, 379 deaths
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) In the last 24 hours, India reported total 16,862 fresh Covid-19 cases and 379 deaths, the Union Health Ministry said on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Warner will be right there at the top of the order, asserts Aussie captain Finch
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) A fully-fit Australian skipper Aaron Finch has said that there is no doubt about David Warner's place in the side as they gear up for the ICC T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman, despite the opener not being in the best form for his Indian Premier League (IPL) franchise, Sunrisers Hyderabad.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Gehlot to meet Sonia after 8 months, a day ahead of CWC
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot is slated to meet Sonia Gandhi on Friday, eight months after he last met the interim Congress President. The meeting comes a day ahead of the Congress working Committee (CWC) meeting to be held on Saturday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
7 reasons why India can't reach 1 bn smartphone users even by 2030
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India may not see a billion smartphone users even by the end of this decade and there are seven key challenges to achieve 100 per cent smartphone penetration, according to a new report.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Over 30 countries commit to counter ransomware attacks in US-led meeting
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) More than 30 countries, including South Korea, Japan and the UK, pledged to work together to combat the growing threat of ransomware attacks in a virtual conference hosted by the US, said a joint statement from the meeting on Friday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Man's body with chopped hand found at Singhu border
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A body of a man with a chopped hand was found near the Haryana-Delhi Singhu border on Friday morning, local police sources confirmed.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Paula Badosa, Ons Jabeur to clash in semis at Indian Wells WTA event
Indian Wells (USA), Oct 15 (IANS) Paula Badosa became the first Spanish woman since 2003 to advance to the semi-finals of the WTA event at the BNP Paribas Open, defeating 2019 finalist Angelique Kerber 6-4, 6-3 in the quarter-finals here. Badosa, seeded 21 here, will face Tunisia's Ons Jabeur in the semi-finals, with the winner advancing to the biggest final of their careers.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
UK set to spend $16bn for repairing Parliament House, but won't replace it
London, Oct 15 (IANS) No new Parliament building is coming up or will be erected in Britain to replace the Palace of Westminster, despite it being 1005 years old and both the House of Commons and the House of Lords being inadequate to seat all its respective members. Instead a massive repair and restoration project is underway for a construction which came up in 1016.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Petrol, diesel prices rise again, burn bigger holes in consumers' pockets
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Petrol and diesel price rose again on Friday taking its retail rates to record high levels across the country affecting consumers this festive season.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Muddled understanding of geo-politics has hounded us a nation' (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) At a time when India is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the victory over Pakistan in 1971 that led to the creation of Bangladesh comes a definitive account of a war six years prior to that which also ended in a military victory but which came to naught with the hard-fought territory being returned without any political or diplomatic gains.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Taliban welcomes Turkey's proposal for visits by FMs to Afghanistan
Kabul, Oct 15 (IANS) The Taliban government in Afghanistan has welcomed Turkey's proposal for Foreign Ministers of Islamic nations to visit Kabul "as a way to discuss the situation in the country", the media reported.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Aparna Sen's 'The Rapist' wins top award at Busan film fest
Busan, Oct 15 (IANS) Aparna Sen's hard-hitting social drama, 'The Rapist', was declared the joint winner of the Kim Jiseok Award at the 26th Busan International Film Festival (BIFF), which concluded here on Friday. The film, starring Konkona Sen Sharma, had been premiered at the festival's 'A Window on Asian Cinema' section on October 7.
2021-10-15
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz
After India report, US mulls bill to fix Amazon's predatory practices
Washington/New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) After a report accused Amazon of secretly exploiting internal data from its marketplace to copy products sold by other companies and manipulate search results, a group of US Senators has announced plans to introduce a nondiscrimination bill that could rejig Amazon's online marketplace.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Technology
Dimitrov overcomes Hurkacz, storms into semis at Indian Wells
Indian Wells (USA), Oct 15 (IANS) Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov's grand comeback continued at the BNP Paribas Open as he rallied from a set down to defeat Poland's Hubert Hurkacz in three sets to back up his stunning victory over top seed Daniil Medvedev in the previous round.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
S.Korean Prez, First Lady receive Covid booster shots
Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in and First Lady Kim Jung-sook on Friday received their Covid-19 booster shots, in line with a guidance from health authorities, the presidential office Cheong Wa Dae said.
2021-10-15
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Yogi govt to increase number of Sainik schools
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to double the number of Sainik schools in the state.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
US awaits N.Korean response to dialogue proposals
Washington/Seoul, Oct 15 (IANS) The US continues to be prepared to meet with North Korea without preconditions as it awaits the Pyongyang's response to its "specific proposals", a State Department spokesperson said.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
UP industries told to adopt Miyawaki afforestation technique
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has issued an order making it compulsory for industries to adopt the Japanese Miyawaki afforestation technique.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
HTC launches wellness-focused VR headset
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) HTC has launched a new entertainment and health focused VR headset 'Vive Flow' to take on Facebook's Oculus Quest 2.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
US returns to UN Human Rights Council
United Nations, Oct 15 (IANS) The US was elected a member of the UN Human Rights Council, following its withdrawal in June 2018 by former President Donald Trump.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Play schools, kindergarten to reopen in TN from Nov 1
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) Play schools and Kindergarten will reopen in Tamil Nadu from November 1 onwards. Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu M.K. Stalin announced this on Thursday.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
India, US to reinvigorate action against terrorism-financing, money laundering
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) India and the US have said they would reinvigorate action against terrorism-financing, tax evasion and money laundering after a high-level meeting on economic and financial partnership led by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Apna Dal wants Dalit or OBC for deputy speaker's post in UP
Lucknow, Oct 15 (IANS) Even as the ruling BJP has made up its mind to get Nitin Agarwal elected as the deputy speaker of the Legislative Assembly, its alliance partner Apna Dal (S), has thrown a spanner in the works by demanding that a Dalit or an OBC MLA be elected to the post.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
IANS Review: 'Dindora': Part slapstick, part screwball comedy (IANS Rating: ***)
Film: Dindora (Streaming on YouTube). Duration: 20 minutes per episode (eight episodes).
2021-10-15
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
IANS Review: 'I Know What You Did Last Summer': An irritating, convolutedly mounted thriller (IANS Rating: **)
Film: 'I Know What You Did Last Summer' (Streaming on Amazon Prime). Duration: 40 minutes per episode (eight episodes in all).
2021-10-15
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
IANS Review: 'Tabbar': A visually atmospheric dark thriller of family loyalty and crime (IANS Rating: ***1/2)
Film: 'Tabbar' (Streaming on Sony LIV). Duration: 35 minutes per episode (eight episodes in all).
2021-10-15
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
IANS Review: 'Sanak': A slick, old-fashioned action thriller (IANS Rating: ***)
Film: Sanak (Streaming on Disney+ Hotstar). Duration: 117 minutes.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Deaf actress-activist Millicent Simmonds to essay Helen Keller in forthcoming film
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) American actress and deaf activist Millicent Simmonds, known for her breakout roles in 'Wonderstruck' and the horror film 'A Quiet Place', will play Helen Keller and 'Marvelous Mrs Maisel' star Rachel Brosnahan will essay the part of her teacher Anne Sullivan in the forthcoming feature film 'Helen & Teacher'.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Geologists to visit K'taka district after series of quakes
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) A team of geologists and scientists will visit Karnataka's Vijayapura on Friday after the district was hit by a series of earthquakes.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Season 4 of 'Jack Ryan' green-flagged by Amazon
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Michael Pena of 'Narcos: Mexico' fame will join the cast of Tom Clancy's 'Jack Ryan' in its fourth season, which will be streamed on Amazon.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Baby dies after woman gives birth in UP hospital toilet
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) In a freak incident, a newborn died after the infant slipped and his head got stuck in a commode in the Lala Lajpat Rai hospital.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Wow! Tendulkar stunned by young leg-spinner's viral video
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar has shared a video on his Twitter handle in which a kid can be seen bowling brilliant leg-spin.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
IEA revises up oil demand forecasts for 2021, 2022
Paris, Oct 15 (IANS) The Paris-based International Energy Agency (IEA) has revised up global oil demand forecasts for 2021 and 2022.
2021-10-15
Category: International, France,Business/Economy,Politics
UP rape survivor's mother also files FIR against husband
Lalitpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) There is more trouble brewing for the man who has been accused of raping his minor daughter, along with 28 others, over the past few years.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
California's Alisal Fire grows, prompts evacuations
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) A fast growing wildfire in Southern California named 'Alisal Fire' have swelled to more than 16,000 acres, with more evacuations ordered, according to authorities.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
CLOSE-IN: The Kings and Knights IPL Show on Dussehra
This Dussehra will bring historical significance to the Indian Premier League (IPL). Dashain as it symbolizes is the victory of good over evil. The day when Ram stood victorious over Ravana or when goddess Durga killed the demon, Mahishasura.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Man dies after friend pumps air into his rectum
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) A man died after his friend pumped air into his rectum with an air compressor.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IMF warns of divergent recoveries from pandemic
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) The policy-setting body of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has warned of divergent recoveries from the Covid-19 pandemic, pledging to strengthen cooperation to expedite universal vaccination.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
BJP MLA seeks release of 3 fishermen from Pak Army custody
Banda (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) BJP MLA Brijesh Kumar Prajapati has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah, seeking the early and safe release of three fisherman from Banda, who have been arrested by the Pakistan Army and are languishing in jail.
2021-10-15
Category: International, India,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Indonesia reopens for int'l visitors from 19 countries
Jakarta, Oct 15 (IANS) Indonesia has allowed international visitors from 19 countries, including India, with a Covid-19 positivity rate of less than 5 per cent to enter the country, Coordinating Minister for Maritime and Investment Affairs Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan said.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
'Disgruntled' Sidhu sounds hopeful after Congress meeting
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu, who resigned as the party's Punjab unit head last month over 'dissatisfaction' with the shake-up in the state, has expressed hope that his concerns would be taken up properly, and all decisions made in the interest of the party and Punjab.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 239.5 mn
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 239.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.88 million and vaccinations soared to over 6.57 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
WhatsApp begins rolling out end-to-end encryption for chat backups
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Facebook-owned WhatsApp has finally started rolling out end-to-end encrypted chat backups for iOS and Android users globally.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Goa to resume in-person learning for classes IX-XII from Oct 18
Panaji, Oct 15 (IANS) Schools in Goa have been allowed to resume in-person classes for IX to XII standard students from October 18 onwards, the state government announced.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Education
We don't wait for opportunities but create them: Qaafiya band members
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Clear that all the hard-work, passion and drive is not just restricted to what they do on the stage, but also in establishing their brand in the market as well, the band members of fusion band 'Qaafiya' say that contacting and connecting with people and agencies, and exhibiting their talent at multiple forums is always an ongoing process. "This is how to get from one show to another, and from one event to many. Of course, let us not forget the role the audiences play," says band member Rizwan Khan.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Farmers to hold up rail traffic for 6 hours on Oct 18
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 15 (IANS) The Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) will hold up rail traffic for six hours on October 18, to protest against lack of action against Union Minister Ajay Mishra Teni, who is an accused in the Lakhimpur incident in which nine persons, including four farmers were killed on October 3.
2021-10-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
4th batch of China-donated Covid vaccines arrives in Iraq
Baghdad, Oct 15 (IANS) Iraq has received the fourth batch of Covid-19 vaccines donated by the Chinese government to boost Iraq's efforts to combat the pandemic.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Iraq,Health/Medicine
Singapore reports 2,932 new Covid cases
Singapore, Oct 15 (IANS) Singapore reported 2,932 new cases of Covid-19 on Thursday, bringing the total tally in the country to 138,327, the Ministry of Health (MOH) said in a press release.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
Africa's Covid cases surpass 8.4 million
Addis Ababa, Oct 15 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 8,409,330 cases as of Thursday afternoon, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-10-15
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
UK records another 45,066 coronavirus cases
London, Oct 15 (IANS) Another 45,066 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 8,317,439, according to official figures released on Thursday.
2021-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine