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J'khand CM, BJP rebel Rai file nominations against each other
Ranchi, Nov 18 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das and rebel BJP leader Saryu Rai on Monday filed nomination papers against each other from Jamshedpur East seat.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Take care of your elderly parents: Pankaj Kapur
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANSlife) Thespian Pankaj Kapur who recently published "Dopehri" -- his debut novel on the life of an elderly widow -- believes that the least an individual can do is take care of their parents.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,IANS Life
Will demand action against erring JNU students: BJP MP
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri has said he will raise in Parliament the issue of the protesting JNU students' violence and why no action is being taken against the erring students.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
To the brink & back: Vodafone Idea jump 18%
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Vodafone-Idea (VIL) on Monday advanced nearly 18 per cent on the NSE over investors renewed interest in telecom stocks over a possible government-led revival. Bharti Airtel also surged by 3.5 per cent.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Software is eating trade, digital platforms replacing agreements
Since India rejected RCEP (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership) with ASEAN and six other countries, most commentators have focused on reasons for exit. The government has reiterated that it was a decision in the interest of the country. Impact on farmers due to agri-imports impact is one of the dominant reason. There are more powerful forces at play shaping the structure of global trade that India needs to account for in any trade negotiation going forward.
2019-11-18
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
JNU students defy Section 144, march to Parliament
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Demanding complete rollback of the hostel fee hike, the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) on Monday carried out a march to Parliament, as the winter session begins.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Sena protests against Mumbai Metro, builders on pollution
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Returning to its aggressive style, the Shiv Sena South Mumbai wing protested against the MMRDA and some private builders for air and noise pollution and huge traffic snarls in south Mumbai's congested Thakurdwar region, party leaders said.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Pawar takes u-turn on alliance with Shiv Sena
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Ahead of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar's meeting with Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi, the former on Monday took a dramatic u-turn on a possible alliance with the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra and said the BJP and Shiv Sena fought together and they have to choose their paths.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Top govt panel to decide on JNU stalemate
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Union Human Resource Development Ministry formed a high-powered panel on Monday to recommend measures for restoration of normal functioning of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
SC to hear Chidambaram's bail plea
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear former finance minister P. Chidambaram's bail plea in the INX Media money laundering case.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Jaipur-based designer to hire more women artisans
Jaipur, Nov 18 (IANS) AKFD Storey, a globally recognised multidisciplinary design practise and manufacturing entity based in Jaipur, which shot to fame after designing Mudra installations at Delhi international Airport and winning the UN seal of excellence four times, has announced to hire one-third of women artisans in its new facility which was unveiled on November 16 here.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Immigration/Law/Rights
LS: Opposition raises Farooq's detention, Kashmir
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Congress and some other opposition parties on Monday protested in the Lok Sabha seeking release of detained Jammu and Kashmir National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah and others, as well as on the "instability" in Kashmir.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Key questions in LS on 1st day of winter session
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) As the winter session of Parliament starts on Monday, there's a host of questions that are lined up for the government to answer in the Lok Sabha. These pertain to issues of economy, Corporate Affairs, Culture and Tribal affairs, economic slowdown, bank merger among others.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Foreign PEs pumped $14 bn in realty during 2015-19'
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Foreign private equity firms invested around $14 billion during the period starting 2015 to the quarter ended September of 2019 with most of the investments in the commercial real estate sector, says a data by Anarock Capital.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Give 2-yr-moratorium, lower interest rate, longer repayment time: COAI to govt
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The mobile industry has urged Government to help the telcos restructure their debts with a two-year moratorium, lower interest and longer repayment time to help them come out of the financial crisis which has been aggravated by the AGR order of the Supreme Court.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Medical emergency' in Delhi: BJP's Manoj Tiwari
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Delhi BJP MP Manoj Tiwari on Monday drove to Parliament on a bicycle and slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over a study that said supplied water in the city is not good for drinking as it failed to meet the quality parameters, adding there was a "medical emergency" in the capital.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
User data not affected from new MP4 file bug: WhatsApp
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) WhatsApp on Monday said no user data was affected owing to a new bug where a specially-crafted malicious MP4 file may have used the vulnerability to trigger the remote code execution (RCE) and denial of service (DoS) cyber attack when downloaded by a user on both Android and iOS devices.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Zumba your way to being fit
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANSlife) According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) report, India has one of the largest populations suffering from one form of mental illness or the other. Miami-based Beto Perez, creator of the 'Zumba® Program', Zumba Fitness, LLC. wants to introduce Indians to a form of fitness, which works both for the mind and the body -- the happy dance i.e Zumba®.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Rise of the Phoenix in Hollywood
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) From playing the boy who dreams of becoming Superman's sidekick in "Superboy" to bringing the story of supervillain Joker alive on the big screen, Joaquin Phoenix has navigated his way into Hollywoods hall of fame, with a career carved with unconventional roles.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Priyanka Gandhi attacks UP govt on Swati Singh issue
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi has criticised the Uttar Pradesh government for not taking action against the erring Minister Swati Singh.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Traditional Indian cuisine is getting lost: Zorawar Kalra
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANSlife) Diners globally have become quite adventurous and allowed their curiosity to get the better of them. The curiosity of diners globally to try new dishes/cuisines has created space for fusion variations to come up. However, the downside to it, in the Indian context, is that "traditional Indian" cuisine is getting lost or losing focus, says Zorawar Kalra.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Joshi conducts all-party meeting ahead of winter session
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on Sunday held an all-party meeting here ahead of the winter session of Parliament beginning on Monday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Upgrade your workwear wardrobe this winter
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANSlife) Winter brings an entire set of workwear challenges to figure out. Rather than starting from scratch, just one or two carefully curated pieces in your wardrobe can make a world of difference and help fight those winter blues. Dipti Tolani, founder of Salt Attire, suggests few tips:
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Be 'beard-tiful' this 'No Shave November'
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANSlife) No-Shave November is about spreading awareness and research in cancers related to men. The month is all about keeping the razor aside and embracing ones hair which many otherwise lose to cancer.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Loco pilot injured in train collision succumbs to injuries
Hyderabad, Nov 17 (IANS) The loco pilot of Multi-Modal Transport System (MMTS) train, who was injured in a collision between two trains here last week, died at a private hospital, doctors said on Sunday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Not against odd-even scheme: Manoj Tiwari
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari said he is not against the odd-even scheme of the Aam Aadmi Party government but the lack of public transport, for which the Arvind Kejriwal government did nothing.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Filmmaker to take 'Jhund' to court for copyright violation
Hyderabad, Nov 17 (IANS) Hyderabad-based filmmaker Nandi Chinni Kumar has sent legal notices to makers of upcoming Hindi movie 'Jhund' and actor Amitabh Bachchan, who is playing the lead role in the film, for copyright infringement.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Himachal to hold race to log marauding monkeys
Shimla, Nov 17 (IANS) A band of field staff of the wildlife wing armed with cameras and logbooks will set out for a unique race -- to count and identify marauding monkeys across Himachal Pradesh next month, officials said.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
Not collecting funds for Ram Mandir: VHP
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP), which spearheaded the Ram Janmabhoomi movement, clarified on Sunday that it is not collecting any fund for the construction of the proposed Ram Temple.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Jharkhand polls: Cong leaves Ranchi for JMM to fight BJP
Ranchi, Nov 17 (IANS) In the upcoming Jharkhand Assembly polls, the state capital Ranchi seat is going to witness an interesting tussle between the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Opposition alliance.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
FIR against activists after offering prayers to Godse
Gwalior, Nov 17 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh police have registered an FIR against some activists, two days after they worshipped Nathuram Godse here on his '70th sacrifice day' and distributed leaftlets that denigrated Mahatma Gandhi.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fire in Delhi factory, 2 feared trapped
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) A fire broke out in a shoe factory in outer Delhi's Narela industrial area on Sunday morning.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Air quality improving as stubble burning ending: Kejriwal
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday again said that the air pollution in the national capital is due to stubble burning and added as the farm fires are coming to an end, the air quality is improving.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Sensex ends marginally higher amid volatility (Week Review)
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Domestic stock markets continued its ups and downs this week, albeit Sensex closed with a slight gain. However, Nifty remained below last week's closing.
2019-11-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
AirPods Pro: True silence becomes most beautiful sound
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Wireless Bluetooth earphones have come a long way but sound quality and surrounding noise have kept audiophiles a bit wary of those to date.
2019-11-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
BJP insulting people without knowing reality: Congress
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday slammed the BJP over an Union minister's statement rejecting opposition's charge of economic slowdown and said the party was insulting the people without knowing the reality of the country.
2019-11-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Punjab youth to get special national award
Chandigarh, Nov 16 (IANS) Yashveer Goyal, a differently-abled sportsperson and IT whiz kid from Bathinda, Punjab, has been selected for a national award to be given by President Ram Nath Kovind next month.
2019-11-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education
Firework
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANSlife) It was a star spangled welcome for pop icon Katy Perry in Mumbai last evening. Producer-director Karan Johar hosted a party in honour of the international sensation which saw Bollywood in full attendance. Perry is in Mumbai for her upcoming concert at the One Plus Music Festival.
2019-11-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Italian recipes for this winter
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANSlife) Italian food is one of the few global cuisines that Indians are truly obsessed with. Italian food regularly features on the dining tables of most urban Indian households, and more often than not, we fall back on pastas, pizzas and many more to satisfy our cravings for a good meal.
2019-11-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Hair care tips to prevent pollution damage
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANSlife) Air pollution can be harmful to skin, but equally to one's scalp and hair. Every minute bit of ash, dust, smoke and gaseous pollutants have the potential to damage the hair and scalp, causing irritation and damage. City-inhabitants who live in a highly air-polluted area are clearly at a higher risk of getting exposed to the pollutants.
2019-11-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
After final verdict, 1st set of 'shilas' reached Ayodhya
Ayodhya, Nov 16 (IANS) A group of pilgrims from Rameshwaram have reached Ayodhya with a set of shilas (bricks) and donated them to the Vishwa Hindu Parishads temple workshop here in Uttar Pradesh.
2019-11-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Indian Navy plane crashes in Goa, pilots safe
Panaji, Nov 16 (IANS) An Indian Navy aircraft crashed on Saturday a short distance from the Dabolim international airport, even as two pilots ejected to safety, an official said.
2019-11-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Goa top cop Pranab Nanda dies of cardiac arrest (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Pranab Nanda, one of country's most decorated police officers, who spent two decades in building India's intelligence set-up and enhancing its capability to meet the new emerging challenges, passed away on Friday night.
2019-11-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lata Mangeshkar is doing 'good'
Mumbai, Nov 16 (IANS) Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar is on her way to recovery after being hospitalised for viral chest congestion and is "doing good" on Saturday.
2019-11-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
IIT-Madras suicide: Students protest, seek justice for Fathima
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Several students of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, on Friday staged a protest demanding justice for Fathima Latheef, a first year student of the same institute, who was found hanging from the ceiling fan in her hostel room on November 9.
2019-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Deaths of two inmates rock Delhi prisons
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) Two deaths were reported over the past one week in Delhi's prisons, where one inmate died under mysterious circumstances in Tihar jail while another undertrial prisoner from Rohini jail died after being admitted to a hospital. The deaths not only shocked the prisoners but also the jail administration.
2019-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Essar: SC allows plea of CoC, sets aside NCLAT ruling
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday allowed the plea of Committee of Creditors of Essar Steel India and set aside the NCLAT order on insolvency proceedings against the steel giant.
2019-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Uniform Civil Code demand to resonate at BJP, Sangh meet
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) It was November 23, 1948 when the Indian Constitution saw inclusion of Article 44. The article that even in 2019 has been unable to be implemented.
2019-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Social investment by mining cos dates back to pre DMF era
New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The legacy in mining companies is still surviving no matter how much social and economic development mining companies in India bring. Mining is perhaps one of the few sectors that has played significant role in developing infrastructure in rural and tribal belt in India, by virtue of finding most of the minerals in deep rural and tribal areas. To obtain licence to operate from the people of region, mining companies have invested significantly to improve the lives of rural poor and build sustainable infrastructure in villages.
2019-11-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Ball is in CM's court on Sabarimala: Kerala BJP
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 15 (IANS) Making its stand very clear, the Kerala unit of the BJP on Friday asked Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan not to mess up the Sabarimala issue and not attempt any "misadventure" like during the previous festival season in the wake of the Supreme Court's verdict referring the Sabarimala review pleas to a larger bench.
2019-11-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion