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K'tka bypoll: Yatnal continues to sulk, his fans target Yediyurppa's son
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Notwithstanding party leaders' diktat, senior Karnataka BJP leader, Basanagouda Patil Yatnal, continued to fire salvos targeting Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa through his fan pages in Facebook on Wednesday.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Gujarat man kills 3 minor daughters, wife and flees
Gandhinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a man in Gujarat's Kutch district on Wednesday murdered his three daughters - all aged below 10 years - and then his wife before fleeing, police said.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RCB thrash KKR, show they are serious IPL title contenders (Ld)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 21 (IANS/GloFans) Speedster Mohammad Siraj bowled a dream spell (3/8), set a few records, and guided Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to an eight-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) here on Wednesday.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
J&K's first DDC elections to redefine democracy, development in the Valley
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmirs first universal adult franchise, after the erstwhile state was divided into the two union territories (UT) of J&K and Ladakh in August 2019, is likely to be held in the next two months as the government decided to constitute the first District Development Councils (DDCs).
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Hip-hop loving Indian American judge to preside over Google antitrust case (Ld)
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) Hip-hop loving Indian American US district judge Amit P. Mehta has been picked to preside over the Justice Department's landmark lawsuit against Google, which is the US government's most aggressive antitrust case in the tech sector in more than two decades.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Bengaluru receives 75 mm rains, life hit in many areas
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Night-long heavy rains not only inundated low-lying areas in Bengaluru on Wednesday but also caused huge property loss in the city.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Initially thought of giving Sundar new ball: Kohli
Abu Dhabi, Oct 21 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) captain Virat Kohli said that he had initially thought of starting their match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) with Washington Sundar as Chris Morris' new ball partner and the decision to bring in speedster Mohammed Siraj was a late call.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Ahead of festive season, Delhi Police recover 46 pistols
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Keeping in mind the upcoming festival season and in order to cut the supply of illegal firearms and ammunition in Delhi-NCR, special efforts are being made by the Delhi Police to track and arrest illegal arms suppliers.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Assam's Kaziranga National Park opens for tourists
Guwahati, Oct 21 (IANS) After around seven months, Assam's world-famous Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve was on Wednesday opened for visitors for this season.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
Looking at conditions, we should have bowled first: Morgan
Abu Dhabi, Oct 21 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) captain Eoin Morgan admitted that he should have chosen to bowl first at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium after their disastrous night out against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Wednesday.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Three hurt in landslide in Vijayawada
Vijayawada, Oct 21 (IANS) Three persons have suffered minor injuries due to a landslide on the Kanakadurga Temple ghat road here on Wednesday, before Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy visited the temple to present a silken raiment to the deity.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid-19: No procession during Milad-un-Nabi in Goa
Panaji, Oct 21 (IANS) Processions in Goa on the occasion of Milad-un-Nabi have been banned by the Association of All Goa Muslim Jamats on account of the Covid-19 pandemic, an official statement issued on Wednesday said.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Religion
I would join the divine celebrations, Modi tweets in Bangla
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday tweeted in Bangla to declare that he would virtually join the Durga Puja celebrations in Kolkata on Thursday. Modi followed it by repeating the same tweet in English.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
'One Country, One System' will wreck federalism: Chidambaram
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) After the Punjab Assembly passed laws unanimously and formally rejecting the Centre's agricultural laws, former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday advocated the existence of two models, including one accepted by states.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
K'taka Cong leader gets threat call for taking part in temple ritual
Mangaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Former Karnataka Congress MLA, B.A. Mohinuddin Bava, has recieved a threat call from an alleged right-wing supporter for participating in a temple ritual in his constituency on Wednesday.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Flout Covid SOPs, face action, poll panel warns parties
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Election Commission on Wednesday shot off a letter to the Presidents and General Secretaries of all recognised national or state political parties, warning against flouting of Covid-19 guidelines issued earlier.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
1,137 new cases take Gujarat's Covid tally to 1,62,985
Gandhinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) Gujarat on Wednesday reported 1,137 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state's coronavirus tally to 1,62,985, while nine fatalities in the past 24 hours mounted the state's Covid death toll to 3,663.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
RCB maul listless KKR by eight wickets, go atop
Abu Dhabi, Oct 21 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) on Wednesday cruised to a facile eight-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium. Mohammed Siraj led the way with figures of 2/8 as RCB strangled KKR to 84/8 in their 20 overs. They chased down the target with a whopping 39 balls to spare.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Onion price: Centre relaxes import norms, releases buffer stock
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Concerned over the rising price of onions, the Centre on Wednesday relaxed the norms for import of onions while deciding to release the crop from the buffer stock in a calibrated manner.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CBI to now need Maha govt's permission before probing cases
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) In a potentially controversial decision, the Maharashtra government on Wednesday decreed that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) would be required to take the state's permission before probing cases here.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Maha Covid-19 deaths, cases on a downslide, 14L recover (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 deaths and new cases again went into reverse gear even as the number of recoveries crossed the 14 lakh-mark while the fatality rate remained stable, health officials said here on Wednesday.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
A slew of records as pacer Siraj topples KKR
Abu Dhabi, Oct 21 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) speedster Mohammed Siraj became the first bowler in the 13-year history of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to bowl two maiden overs in an innings.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
India-US 2+2 ministerial meeting to discuss China threat: Pompeo
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday said that the 2+2 ministerial meeting of the top foreign affairs and defence leaders of the India and the US in New Delhi next week will discuss the threats from China.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Defence/Security
Indian American judge Amit Mehta to preside over Google antitrust case
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) Amit P. Mehta, an Indian American US district judge, has been assigned the Justice Department's landmark lawsuit against Google, which is the US government's most aggressive antitrust case in the tech sector in more than two decades.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics
Pompeo to attend US-India 2+2 dialogue in New Delhi next week
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) New Delhi will be hosting the third India-US 2+2 ministerial level dialogue on October 27, amidst deteriorating relations with China.
2020-10-21
Category: International, India,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Modi government is synonymous with prosperity: Amit Shah
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday termed the Narendra Modi-led government as "synonymous with prosperity" after the Union Cabinet approved productivity linked bonus and non-productivity bonus for the financial year 2019-20 for over 30 lakh non-gazetted employees.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pakistan has fallen into a debt trap, claims report
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) "Pakistan has slipped into a debt trap due to the governments failure to bring reforms and weak fiscal management, which has also raised national security concerns" -- this startling claim has been made by a report by the Institute of Policy Reforms (IPR), a think-tank run by a senior leader of Pakistans ruling party, the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI).
2020-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Shawn Mendes says all his songs are about Camila Cabello
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Singer Shawn Mendes says every song he has written is about fellow singer and girlfriend Camila Cabello.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
L-G Sinha thanks PM for market intervention scheme for Kashmir apples
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) Jammu & Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Union Cabinet for approving the market intervention scheme (MIS) to help the horticulture sector and apple growers in Kashmir.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Riders on the storm: Horse riders as saviours for flood-hit Hyderabadis
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) The inundated colonies in flood-hit Hyderabad are witnessing a novel rescue and relief operation as horse riders have come forward as saviours to the marooned people.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Siraj leads RCB stranglehold, limit KKR to 84/8
Abu Dhabi, Oct 21 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Wednesday broke the unwanted record of lowest team score in 20 overs in the 13-year history of the Indian Premier League (IPL) when they scored 84/8 wickets against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Twitter tells users to add their own thoughts than just retweet
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Ahead of the US presidential election, Twitter on Wednesday rolled out updates that encourage more thoughtful amplification of Tweets which add more context to content.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Railways hits back at Cong, says claims of hiked fares 'misleading'
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Hours after the Congress accused the Central government of hiking railway fares during the festive season, the Indian Railways on Wednesday refuted the claims and termed the news as 'misleading' and 'erroneous'.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Palghar lynchings case: 208 new accused, 50 nabbed by CID
Mumbai, Oct. Oct 21 (IANS) In a major development, the state CID on Wednesday named 208 new accused and arrested 50 of them in connection with the sensational April 16 mob-lynching of two sadhus and their driver, officials said here.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Income Tax Department carries out searches in Bihar
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Income Tax Department carried out searches on October 19 in the cases of two government contractors having premises in Purnea, Katihar and Saharasa and a silk trader in Bhagalpur in Bihar.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Andhra CM offers silken robe to Vijayawada Kanakadurga deity
Vijayawada, Oct 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday offered a silken raiment to the Sri Durga Malleswara Swamy Varla Devasthanam in the Kanakadurga Temple here.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
ECI sets up panel to examine expenditure limit for candidates
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In view of upcoming elections, the Election Commission has constituted a two-member committee to examine the issues concerning expenditure limit for a candidate considering increase in number of electors and rise in Cost Inflation Index and other factors.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cabinet okays MoU between India and Nigeria on space cooperation
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Wednesday apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Nigeria on cooperation in the exploration and uses of outer space for peaceful purposes.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Science/Tech,Technology
GJM chief Bimal Gurung surfaces in Kolkata, pledges support to Mamata
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) chief Bimal Gurung, who was absconding since 2017 after he was charged under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, resurfaced in Kolkata on Wednesday evening at the Gorkha Bhavan in the city's satellite township of Salt Lake.
2020-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Natalie Portman dreads training for superhero film Thor: Love And Thunder
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Natalie Portman says she finds training for the upcoming superhero film, Thor: Love and Thunder, hard.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Hyderabad floods: Odisha govt makes Rs 5 cr donation
Bhubaneswar, Oct 21 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday announced to contribute Rs 5 crore for relief efforts in flood-hit Hyderabad and parts of Telangana.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India moving rapidly towards indigenously-made supercomputers
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India is fast expanding its supercomputer facilities and developing the capacity to manufacture its own supercomputers in the country, the Ministry of Science and Technology said on Wednesday.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Few takers for wedding invitation cards in corona times
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) 'The Big Fat Indian Weddings' in India have lost much of the pomp and pageantry usually associated with them in the past, as a fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. Thus, the festivities associated with the ostentatious weddings -- that brought immense joy and celebrations in the families -- have gone for a toss and turned these social occasions into a tame affair.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Cholesterol drugs linked to lower cancer-related deaths in women
Sydney, Oct 21 (IANS) Among women with breast cancer, colorectal cancer or melanoma, those who are taking cholesterol-lowering medications are less likely to die from cancer, researchers said.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Governors Anandiben Patel, Najma Heptulla call for fight against breast cancer
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Adding their weight to the ongoing efforts of increasing awareness around breast cancer, Anandiben Patel, Governor of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh and Najma Heptulla, Governor of Manipur, on Wednesday joined from their respective states to observe the Breast Cancer Action Day institutionalised by the Integrated Health and Wellbeing (IHW) Council during the ongoing global Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
SRH to face RR in a do-or-die battle (IPL Match Preview 40)
Dubai, Oct 21 (IANS/GloFans) Rajasthan Royals (RR) will be looking to keep their playoff hopes alive when they face Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in the 40th match of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Thursday.
2020-10-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Even with Akali Dal out, Rajya Sabha will see BJP dominance
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) While the polity is fixated on the Bihar Assembly elections and the Congress-ruled states have taken it upon themselves to attempt undoing the Centre's agri bills, the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is slowly inching towards its goal of getting a majority -- an achievable 123 seats -- in the Rajya Sabha, where many crucial Bills faced stiff resistance from the opposition, unlike in Lok Sabha.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Good news for J&K apples growers: Last season's procurement scheme extended
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the extension of the Market Intervention Scheme (MIS) for apple procurement in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) for the current season on the same terms and condition as last season.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Apple's AirTags coming soon in two sizes: Report
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Apple is reportedly planning to launch AirTags Bluetooth tracking devices soon that will be available in two sizes.
2020-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Rajnath: BJP-JD(U) alliance a hit pair like Sachin and Sehwag
Bhagalpur, Oct 21 (IANS) Senior BJP leader and defence minister Rajnath Singh said here on Wednesday that the BJP and JD (U) duo were a superhit pair like the opening partnership of former batsmen Sachin Tendulkar and Virender Sehwag.
2020-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics