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R&D centre for clean coal unveiled in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Sep 16 (IANS) Union Minister of Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan on Monday opened the national centre for clean coal research and development at the Indian Institute of Science's (IISc) campus here.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Technology
RBI expands BBPS coverage to all categories
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India on Monday expanded the Bharat Bill Payment System coverage to included all categories of billers, except prepaid recharges.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Wanted criminal held in Narela murder case
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) With the arrest of 25-year-old history-sheeter, the Delhi Police claimed to have solved the Virender Maan murder case, who was shot dead in the Narela area of the national capital earlier this month.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Panghal among 4 Indian boxers to seek quarterfinal spot at AIBA Men's World C'ships
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Four Indian boxers will hunt a quarter-final berth as the pre-quarter-final action begins on Tuesday at the AIBA Men's World Championships in Ekaterinburg, Russia. Leading the charge will be Asian Games gold medallist Amit Panghal (52 kg) as he seeks his first medal from the World Championships.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Cong plans pointsmen to regain Dalit votes in 3 poll-bound states
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Worried over the decline in the Dalit vote share, once considered party stronghold, the Congress is planning to appoint coordinators for all Scheduled Caste (SC) reserved seats, ahead of Maharashtra, Haryana and Jharkhand Assembly elections that are likely this year.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SoftBank Group Corp keen to invest in Andhra
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) SoftBank Group Corp of Japan has evinced interest to invest in the electric vehicles industry in Andhra Pradesh, an official statement said.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Wipro ties up with German i4.0 for digital manufacturing
Bengaluru, Sep 16 (IANS) Global software major Wipro on Monday tied up with German i4.0 Maturity Centre GmbH to make manufacturing digital end-to-end.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Veteran journalist Ajay Singh President's new Press Secy
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Veteran journalist Ajay Kumar Singh has been appointed as Press Secretary to the President of India.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Eye of the tiger: Killer nomad on the prowl
Jaipur, Sep 16 (IANS) This is a story of T-104, an eight-month-old tiger who became a homeless wanderer and has killed three men since February this year in the jungles of Ranthambore.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife
GM, TCS launch partnership for global vehicle engineering
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer General Motors and IT major Tata Consultancy Services on Monday entered into a partnership for future global vehicle engineering.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
US Ambassador, Eastern Army chief discuss security issues
Kolkara, Sep 16 (IANS) US Ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster on Monday discussed regional and global security issues concerning the two countries with Eastern Army commander, Lt Gen Anil Chauhan.
2019-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Second edition of teachers training programmes unveiled
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has launched the 2019 edition of the two national teachers training programmes the Leadership for Academics Programme (LEAP) 2019 and the Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching (ARPIT) 2019.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
India in dialogue with US to resolve trade issues: Goyal
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Union Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday said that Indian government is in continuous dialogue with the US to resolve trade differences.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India condemns Saudi oil field attacks
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) India on Monday condemned the September 14 attacks on the Saudi Arabian oil fields and reiterated its resolve to oppose terrorism in all its forms and manifestations.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
India to offer 1,000 PhD fellowships to ASEAN students at IITs
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) In a unique capacity building initiative, India on Monday launched 1,000 PhD fellowships that could be taken up at the IITs, for the students from ASEAN countries.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Education
Will request NGT to allow beach shacks, says Goa CM
Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) With Goa's tourism season set to kick off just a couple of weeks later, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday said that his government would plead before the National Green Tribunal for permission to set up beach shacks along the coastline.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
PKL 7: Naveen stars as Dabang Delhi K.C. beat Telugu Titans
Pune, Sep 16 (IANS) Naveen Kumar secured another Super 10 as Dabang Delhi K.C. beat Telugu Titans 37-29 in a Pro Kabaddi League match at the Shree Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex, Mahalunge, Balewadi, here on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Modi to start his 69th birthday with mother's blessing
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) September 17 is a special day in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's life -- it is his birthday. This Tuesday, as he will turn 69, Modi will fly to Gujarat, his home state.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Govt nudges Apple Inc to increase Indian operations' scope
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Hailing its presence in the country, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Monday asked Apple Inc to scale up operations in India from its current presence where the US-based smartphone maker and technology giant has just started manufacturing phones and components for both domestic use and exports purpose while Revenue Department has assured it would look into the levies issues in the sector.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Zomato executives protest as company claims efficiency
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) As thousands of Zomato delivery executives in Bengaluru and Mumbai protested against the revised rate cards, the online food aggregator on Monday said that reduced average delivery time (less than 30 minutes) has enabled its delivery partners to perform more deliveries in the same amount of time.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Imran Khan govt showers PoK with generous allowances
Muzaffarabad, Sep 16 (IANS) With Pakistan-occupied Kashmir becoming the cynosure of the Imran Khan government following Islamabad's focus on Jammu and Kashmir after its special status was revoked and amid warnings of India taking over PoK, the provincial government in Muzaffarabad on Monday announced generous monthly allowances for its employees.
2019-09-16
Category: International, India,International
TNCA awaiting report of TNPL committee on fixing allegations
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) With the BCCI's Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) starting an investigation over allegations of corrupt practices in the Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL), the governing council of the league has come out with a statement and made it clear that the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) has a zero-tolerance policy towards persons indulging in unethical practices and action will be taken against any person found guilty.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Subsidies, exemptions galore in TN Electric Vehicle Policy
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Electric Vehicle Policy 2019 released here on Monday by Chief Minister K.Palaniswamy offers subsidies on investment and land cost and exemptions from State Goods and Services Tax (SGST), land registration fees and electricity tax for the investors.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Congress demands Gangwar's apology for 'North Indian' comments
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Congress party on Monday slammed Union Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar for his comments on North Indian youth, saying that the Minister should either apologise for his remarks or admit that the Central government believes that North Indian youth are essentially incapable.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
HC strikes down Yogi's move to shift 17 OBCs to SC list
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) In a major setback to the Yogi Adityanath government, the Allahabad High Court on Monday stayed its decision to include 17 Other Backward Castes (OBC) in the Scheduled Castes (SC) list.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
4 arrested with 35 lakh cash looted from bus in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Sep 16 (IANS) Jharkhand Police on Monday arrested four criminals with Rs 35 lakh cash looted from a bus in Dumka district last month.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gymnastic Federation of India's problems never ending: Buampane
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) With the Sports Ministry requesting the Federation Internationale de Gymnatisque (FIG) to allow the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) committee to select gymnasts for the upcoming World Championship in Artistic Gymnastics, FIG Secretary General Nicolas Buampane has replied to the mail and stressed on good governance and fairness in sports.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Mamata-Modi meet likely on Wednesday
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee would call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi tentatively on Wednesday to discuss the state's pending central grants and other demands, sources said here on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
V Unbeatable to dance on Ranveer Singh hit in America's Got Talent final
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Mumbai-based dance group V Unbeatable will once again dance on a hit song of Ranveer Singh in the finale of the reality competition series "America's Got Talent".
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Now, BJP-ruled Assam presses hold button on auto rate cut
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Days after Kerala vehemently opposed proposal to cut tax rate on automobiles to 18 per cent from 28 per cent now, BJP-ruled Assam has said knee-jerk reaction is not warranted over the issue as concessions may not always push production and they fade away in time.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rajasthan CM conducts aerial survey of flood-hit areas
Jaipur, Sep 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday conducted an aerial survey of the flood-hit regions of Kota, Bundi, Jhalawar and Dholpur districts.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Two Americans held for flying drone over Rashtrapati Bhawan
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Intelligence agencies and Delhi Police scrambled into action after they were alerted about a drone flying over the Rashtrapati Bhawan and the Prime Minister's Office in the high-security 'no flying zone' in Lutyens' Delhi this weekend.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Ronaldo breaks down during emotional interview
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Star footballer Cristiano Ronaldo recently broke down in tears after he was shown footage of his late father which he had never seen before. During an interview with Piers Morgan, Ronaldo saw a clip of his late father Jose Dinis Aveiro, where he was talking of the pride he felt for his son.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
ED slaps Rs 230 cr fine on PwC for FEMA violations
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate's (ED) adjudicating authority slapped a Rs 230.40 crore penalty for the Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) violation on global accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and six others, officials said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Ratul Puri to stay in ED custody, allowed home-cooked food
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A CBI court here on Monday extended the Enforcement Directorate custody of Ratul Puri, relative of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, in the AgustaWestland case by three days.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Punjab CM asks Harsimrat to stop lying about Nanak event National/Politics/
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh here on Monday asked Akali leader Harsimrat Badal to desist from exploiting the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev for petty political gains by spreading falsehoods.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion
Telangana HC bars government from demolishing Errum Manzil
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) In a jolt to the Telangana government, the Telangana High Court on Monday directed it not to demolish the Errum Manzil, a heritage structure, for construction of a new Assembly building.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
UP policemen held for liquor smuggling, probe ordered
Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) Even as Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is trying hard to refurbish the image of UP Police, police personnel are happily crossing over to the other side of law.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Punjab to fill 19,000 vacancies on priority: CM
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday ordered that 19,000 vacancies in various departments be filled on a priority basis.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Race for Gandhi's legacy is to fool people: Rahi
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) While preparations are on for celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on October 2, 2019, both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress are seeking to upstage each other to claim his legacy.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Himachal launches helpline for grievance redressal
Shimla, Sep 16 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday launched a helpline by dialling 1100, for the speedy and time-bound redressal of grievances by the use of latest technologies.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Telefunken launches 7 new LED TVs with Amazon in India
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) German consumer electronics brand Telefunken on Monday launched seven new TVs in India, including both smart TVs and non-smart LED TVs, in association with Amazon.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Motorola launches first smart TV in India, Moto e6s phone
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Following the footsteps of Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi, Lenovo-owned Motorola has ventured into the consumer durables space with the launch of a smart TV for the first time in India on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
India, Thailand begin joint military exercise in Meghalaya
Umroi (Meghalaya), Sep 16 (IANS) The Indian Army and Royal Thai Army began their latest joint exercise here on Monday, an Army official said.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Will Modi drop in at Sangh event during his US visit?
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Narendra Modi and the Sangh go back a long way, so much so that present RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's father was one of the Indian Prime Minister's mentors during his formative years. So, little should it surprise that the ethos of the Sangh goes with Modi wherever he goes. But when a top RSS body based abroad holds its national level meeting in the US at the same time when Modi is visiting Washington, it's too much of a coincidence.
2019-09-16
Category: International, India,Diaspora,Politics
Punjab CM asks ministers to draw up action plans
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) With his government completing its half term, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday directed his ministers to draw up comprehensive action plans and engage more closely with the MLAs to give further impetus to the development works in their regions.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
'Regiment Diaries' back with Season 2
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) "Regiment Diaries", a TV series which took viewers behind the guarded gates of 13 army regimental centres where soldiers shared their life experiences from times of peace and war, is returning with season two.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Neena Gupta bags Best Actress award at film fest in Boston
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) After "Badhaai Ho", it seems veteran actress is on winning streak. She recently won the Best Actress award at Indian International Film Festival of Boston (IFFB) for "The Last Color".
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bathinda youth wins state deaf badminton meet
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) Yashveer Goyal, a hearing and speech impaired youth of Bathinda city in Punjab, has added another feat to his cap by winning gold in doubles category and bronze in single category at the 10th Punjab State Deaf Badminton Championship which concluded on Sunday evening in Jalandhar city.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Badminton
'Dream Girl' makes over Rs 44 cr in Day 3
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actors Ayushmann Khurrana and Nushrat Bharucha starrer "Dream Girl" has minted Rs 44.57 crore since its release on September 13.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood