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Pakistani Foreign Minister Qureshi arrives in Afghanistan
Kabul, Oct 21 (IANS) Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi arrived in Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Thursday, the media reported.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Israel,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Bihar bypolls: Pappu Yadav may campaign with Kanhaiya for Cong
Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) chief Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav is likely to campaign with Congress leader Kanhaiya Kumar for the October 30 by-elections to Kusheshwar Asthan (Darbhanga) and Tarapur (Munger).
2021-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Modi chairs meeting of Union Council of Ministers
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired the meeting of the Council of Ministers wherein discussions took place around the implementation and reviewing of some projects, sources said.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Any one of West Indies players can single-handedly win a game, says Badree
Dubai, Oct 21 (IANS) Former West Indies leg-spinner Samuel Badree is of the opinion that any one of the players in the national side are capable of single-handedly winning the match in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman. He added that many predicting West Indies to defend their title are right due to the presence of many match-winners in the side.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Assam: 3 minors sent to juvenile home for killing 6-yr-old who refused to watch porn
Guwahati, Oct 21 (IANS) A court in Assam on Thursday sent three minors to a juvenile home for reportedly killing a 6-year-old girl for refusing to watch porn content with them in Nagaon district, the police said.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
As onion rates dip, tomato, capsicum, brinjal soar high in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Continued rains in south India, high fuel cost, and disrupted supply have meant prices of several vegetables soaring high in Delhi, the most striking being that for capsicum which sold at Rs 100 per kg.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Hooda in talks with RLD ahead of UP polls; latter may go with SP
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Ahead of the Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh scheduled next year, the Congress is in talks with the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD), which is a prominent party in western Uttar Pradesh.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
MP Guv pays tribute to martyrs on Police Commemoration Day
Bhopal, Oct 21 (IANS) The nation is indebted to the martyred police personnel who laid down their lives in the service of the nation, said Madhya Pradesh Governor Mangubhai C. Patel while addressing the Police Commemoration Day Parade-2021 at Lal Parade Ground on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
October rainfall in Uttarakhand breaks records several times over
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The rainfall data in Uttarakhand, till October 20, has shown that two districts witnessed 1,000 plus per cent departure from normal, four witnessed 500 plus per cent departure from normal while six saw over 100 per cent departure from normal rainfall.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
IANS Review: 'Dune': Emotions and novel visuals elevate this cinematic experience (IANS Rating: ****)
Film: Dune (Running in Theatres). Duration: 156 minutes.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Pakistan remains under increased monitoring (Grey List), Turkey named too
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Despite all its devious manoeuvrings, Pakistan remains on the FATF grey list. "Pakistan government has two concurrent action plans, with a total of 34 action plan items. It has now largely addressed 30 of the items," said FATF president. This way Pakistan will remain in the increased monitoring 'Grey List' of global terror financing watchdog FATF, said its president Marcus Pleyer on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
T20 World Cup: All-round Scotland book their Super 12 spot with emphatic win over Oman (Ld)
Al Amerat, Oct 21 (IANS) An all-round performance from Scotland ensured that they booked their spot in Super 12 with an emphatic eight-wicket victory over Oman in a must-win Group B match of Round 1 at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground here on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
FCRA amendments to protect India's sovereignty, integrity, MHA to SC
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Centre has told the Supreme Court that there is no fundamental right to receive unbridled foreign contributions without any regulation, as it defended the 2020 amendments to the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act (FCRA).
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
K'taka primary school teachers to wear black badges
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) The Karnataka State Primary School Teachers Association has announced that 1.50 lakh teachers across the state appointed by the state government will wear black badges while teaching students, from Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Politics
Shah assures full support to people of rain-battered Uttarakhand
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday assured the people of rain-battered Uttarakhand that the Central government stands fully with them in this hour of crisis.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
T20 World Cup: Scotland cruise into Super 12 with an emphatic victory
Al Amerat, Oct 21 (IANS) Scotland cruised into the Super 12 stage of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup with an emphatic eight-wicket victory over Oman in a Group B match of Round 1 at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground here on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Green hydrogen can boost India's renewable energy efforts'
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Battery storage and green hydrogen -- markets that are critical for India's renewable future and energy security -- could scale up rapidly in the country, bolstered by government policy and private company ventures, according to Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA).
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Technology
Trinamool launches 12-day programme in Tripura to highlight Mamata's vision
Agartala, Oct 21 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress on Thursday launched a 12-day statewide programme -- 'Tripurar Jonno Trinamool (Trinamool for Tripura) -- to highlight the vision, schemes and messages of party supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Four historic places in T'gana illuminated on Covid milestone
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Four historic places in Telangana were illuminated on Thursday to highlight India reaching a milestone of 100 crore Covid-19 vaccinations.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
350 fake voter cards, two dummy EVMs seized in Patna district
Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) Two persons were arrested in Patna district on Thursday for allegedly making fake voter cards and a couple of dummy Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) seized from them, police said.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
IED attack kills security personnel in Pakistan
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) continues to carry out deadly attacks targeting security personnel and claim lives in what is being seen as a serious and concerning surge of assault, posing a major challenge to Pakistans security forces.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Only 221 dengue patients admitted in hospital, says Delhi govt
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The dengue situation in the national capital is under control with only 221 patients admitted in hospitals, the Delhi government said on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Acuite retains India's FY22 growth forecast at 10% on likely festive demand
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Ratings agency Acuite Ratings & Research has retained India's FY22 growth forecast at 10 per cent on the back of likely revival in consumption demand during the festive season.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Two more Telangana lawmakers announce gold donation for Yadadri temple
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Two more Telangana legislators on Thursday announced donation of one kilogram of gold each for Yadadri temple in the state.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
China conducted not one but two hypersonic missile tests which stunned US
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) China conducted not one, but two tests of new hypersonic weapons in July and August, the Financial Times newspaper has reported, raising more concerns in the United States about the growing military capabilities of its geopolitical rival, Al Jazeera reported.
2021-10-21
Category: International, India,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Economic recovery widened in Q2FY22 as Covid second wave abated: ICRA
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India's economic recovery widened in Q2FY22 as the impact of Covid-19's second wave abated, ratings agency ICRA said.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pak Opposition to stage countrywide protests against inflation on Friday
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Pakistan Democratic Movement (PDM) on Thursday announced nation-wide protests against rising inflation in the country on Friday, Geo News reported.
2021-10-21
Category: International, India,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
'Making unequal equal by Rs 8 lakh limit': SC questions Centre on EWS criteria
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday questioned the Centre over adopting the criteria of OBC "creamy layer" of Rs 8 lakh annual income for granting reservations under the economic weaker section (EWS), despite the latter not suffering from social and educational backwardness.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
In-form Ridhima breaks another national record in swimming
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Karnataka swimmer Ridhima Veerendrakumar came up with yet another record-breaking performance at the 37th Sub Junior and 47th Junior National Championships as she bagged the gold medal in 50m backstroke for group II girls, here on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Bull Trends: Mondays, Thursdays seen as most gainful days for equities
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) India's equity markets have made more gains on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays than any other day of the week in the last 4-months.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Covid outbreak in China leads to closure of schools, tourist sites
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) An outbreak of Covid-19 in China has led to swift restrictions being imposed in multiple Chinese provinces over the last week, the BBC reported.
2021-10-21
Category: International, India,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
8.5 lakh CCTV cameras installed in Telangana: DGP
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) The Telangana Police have so far installed 8.25 lakh CCTV cameras across the state out of its target of 15 lakh cameras, Director General of Police M. Mahender Reddy said.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Defence/Security
UN India lauds 100 crore vax feat
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The United Nations (UN) in India has congratulated the country on achieving the "remarkable milestone" of 100 crore doses of Covid-19 vaccines on Thursday and expressed gratitude to the nation's 'Corona Warriors'.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
J&K: Municipal committee official arrested while accepting bribe
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir anti-corruption bureau (ACB) on Thursday arrested the president of Pahalgam municipal committee while accepting a bribe of Rs 80,000 in Anantnag district.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Malik attacks Wankhede over foreign trips, NCB says Maldives visit got its nod (Ld)
Mumbai/Pune, Oct 21 (IANS) NCP leader and Maharashtra minister Nawab Malik on Thursday demanded to know what was the NCB's Mumbai zone chief Sameer Wankhede doing in Dubai and the Maldives with his family during the pandemic lockdown, and threatened him with jail for "concocting drugs cases against Bollywood personalities".
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Telangana Guv hails scientists, doctors on vax milestone
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Telangana Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan on Thursday lauded the efforts of the scientists, doctors, healthcare workers and all the frontline warriors for their efforts in enabling the country achieve the milestone of administering 100 crore vaccine doses.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Delhi logs 22 fresh Covid cases, infection rate 0.05%
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The national capital reported 22 fresh cases of Covid on Thursday, taking its tally to 14,39,488, and no further fatality in the last 24 hours, according to the latest bulletin issued by the Delhi Health Department.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Minister asks MP police to take action against Cong MLA for insulting constitution
Bhopal, Oct 21 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra on Thursday directed the Sheopur district police to take action against Congress MLA Babulal Jandel for his remark insulting the constitution of India.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Oman bowled out for 122 by Scotland in a must-win match
Al Amerat, Oct 21 (IANS) Oman huffed and puffed throughout their innings before being bowled out for 122 by Scotland in a must-win Group B match of Round 1 at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground here on Thursday. Scotland picked wickets at regular intervals and didn't allow the pressure to be released from Oman's innings.
2021-10-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Kolkata Police crack Gariahat double-murder case
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) Within 72 hours after the murder of a man named Subir Chaki (61) and his driver Bimal Mondal in the Gariahat area in the heart of the city, the Kolkata Police have arrested one person and claimed that the case has been cracked.
2021-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Heightened activities by Pakistani security agencies
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Pakistan has enhanced its activities in different locations through its proxies and contacts with the aim of targeting Indian interests. This is a typical syndrome which the country faces when it is in dire straits.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
T20 World Cup: We are getting confident with every game, says Shakib after win over PNG
Al Amerat, Oct 21 (IANS) After a comprehensive victory against Papua New Guinea, Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan on Thursday said that his team is getting confident with every passing game and this win will ease the pressure and they can play expressively in the upcoming matches.
2021-10-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Welcome back: SC tells advocates on resumption of physical hearing
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Supreme Court judges on Thursday said they are happy to see lawyers appearing before the court for physical hearing.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
82% eligible population received at least one dose of vaccine (Ld correcting first para)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) As many as 82 per cent of the eligible population has already received one dose of the Covid vaccine and 39 per cent has received both doses, as per the IANS-CVoter Vaccine Tracker.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
'Am merely doing my duty': Wankhede flays attacks by Maha Minister
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) An irked Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede on Thursday said that he was "a very small officer merely doing my duty" as he dismissed charges levelled by Nationalist Congress Party's Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
TDP leader sent to jail for using abusive words against Andhra CM
Vijayawada, Oct 21 (IANS) A city court on Thursday sent Telugu Desam Party (TDP) spokesman K. Pattabhi Ram to judicial custody for 14 days for allegedly using abusive words against Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
'Can't be an unending story': SC on probe into case against Shivinder Mohan Singh
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Delhi Police to give it a timeline for finishing the investigation as the latter said that it would require four months to complete the probe in the matter of former Fortis Healthcare promoter Shivinder Mohan Singh, who is accused of misappropriating Rs 2,397 crore of Religare Finvest Ltd funds.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Gunfight breaks out in Srinagar
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) An encounter started between terrorists and security forces at Chanpora area in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar district on Thursday, officials said.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Delhi CM meets Polish envoy, discusses twin cities agreement
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Poland and India may enter into a twin cities agreement on solid waste management and tourism. A plan in this regard was proposed by Ambassador of Poland to India Adam Burakowski, who met Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Africa's Covid cases surpass 8.45 million
Addis Ababa, Oct 21 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 8,450,464 as of Thursday, the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
China's energy crisis could impact the global economy
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) China's energy crisis has created ripe conditions for the smuggling of coal from North Korea. North Korean trading companies are defying international nuclear sanctions to sell coal to energy hungry China.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Vaccine naysayers came down from 12.8% to 2% in 6 months
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Vaccine naysayers reduced from 12.8 per cent in May 2021 to just 2 per cent in October 2021, as per the IANS-CVoter Vaccine Tracker.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
82% eligible population received at least one dose of vaccine
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) As many as 2 per cent of the eligible population has already received one dose of the Covid vaccine and 39 per cent has received both doses, as per the IANS-CVoter Vaccine Tracker.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
India most pro-vaccine country in the world
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India is the most pro-vaccine country in the world as 98 per cent of its eligible population want to get vaccinated against Covid-19, as per the IANS-CVoter Vaccine Tracker.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
BJP Karnataka MP objects to Aamir Khan's ad advising on bursting crackers
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Karnataka, Anantkumar Hegde has shot off a letter to tyre major Ceat objecting to its recent advertisement on bursting crackers. He hoped that in future Ceat will respect the feelings of Hindus and will not hurt them as such advertisements are creating unrest among Hindus.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
'Afghanistan last in global women peace and security ranking'
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) In the global ranking of women peace and security, Afghanistan sits at the last place as the country's women fear of complete and outright discrimination, since the Taliban have taken control of the Asian country.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Amid IS attacks on Shia mosques, Tehran to host meet on Afghanistan
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Since the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan, Islamic State (IS) has been carrying out targeted attacks in different parts of the country against the Shia Muslims, with suicide bombs aimed at Shia mosques.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy
T20 World Cup: Sensational Shakib seals Super 12 spot for Bangladesh (Ld)
Al Amerat, Oct 21 (IANS) A sensational performance by all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan (46 runs and 4 wickets) led Bangladesh to an emphatic 84-run win over Papua New Guinea in the 9th match of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Al Amerat Cricket Ground, here on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Taliban won't have access to Afghan Central Bank reserves: US
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Despite the US agreeing to help Afghanistan in terms of aid supplies, it has made it clear that the Taliban government will not be granted access to the Afghan Central Bank reserves.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,International
T20 World Cup: It's going to be a real dogfight, says Hayden on India v Pakistan
Dubai, Oct 21 (IANS) Former Australia opener Matthew Hayden reckons that the high-octane clash between India and Pakistan in the ICC men's T20 World Cup clash in Dubai on Sunday will be "a real dogfight". He added that Pakistan captain Babar Azam is a premium player and will be targeted by the Indian bowlers.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
24th National Racing Championship to kick start this weekend in Coimbatore
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) As the country is regaining its feet from the second wave of Coronavirus pandemic and sporting events resuming across the country, the 24th JK Tyre FMSCI National Racing Championship 2021 is all set to kick start at the Kari Motor Speedway, Coimbatore on October 23.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
EC bars political activity in areas adjoining bypoll-bound seats
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Election Commission on Thursday barred political activity in the adjoining areas of the various constituencies, where bypolls will be held on October 30, and asked the district election officers to ensure compliance.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indonesia reports 633 new Covid cases; 43 deaths
Jakarta, Oct 21 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 633 within a day to 4,237,834, with the death toll adding by 43 to 143,120, the country's Health Ministry said on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine
TN ice cream parlour sealed for serving alcohol-mixed dessert
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) An ice cream parlour in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore was sealed on Thursday for serious lapses, including mixing alcohol in some desserts, officials said.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Asian cues, mixed results subdue equity market; metal stocks fall (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) A sell-off in the Asian markets, along with mixed early corporate results, subdued India's key equity indices on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Worst is not yet over, 100 cr vaccinations is a safety net: VK Paul
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) "The worst is not over yet. We have created a safety net of 100 cr vaccinations but those who have not been vaccinated yet should come forward to get the vaccine to complete this safety net", said V.K. Paul, Member (Health), NITI Aayog, in an exclusive interview with IANS. He said that talks with WHO for Covaxin EUL approval are in the final stage.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Police to investigate death of Jayalalithaa's driver
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) The police in Tamil Nadu's Salem on Thursday took up a case pertaining to the death of C. Kanagaraj, the driver of the late former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Junior Nationals: Big wins for Hubli, Salute, SGPC and MP Hockey Academies
Bhopal, Oct 21 (IANS) Hubli Hockey Academy, Salute Hockey Academy, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Hockey Academy, SGPC Hockey Academy, Vadipatti Raja Hockey Academy and Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy earned victories in their respective matches on day four of the 1st Hockey India Junior Men Academy National Championship 2021 in Bhopal on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Hockey
Seizing bikes, internet shutdown not linked to Amit Shah's visit: J&K Police
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Thursday that the seizing of motor cycles and shutting some Internet towers in Srinagar is an anti-terror exercise which has nothing to do with the upcoming visit of Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Deep Money's notes on his upcoming track 'Raat Nu'
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Singer Deep Money, who's known for songs like 'Dope Shope' and 'Heeriye', is back yet again with another song titled 'Raat Nu'. Deep has been famous for composing and rendering party numbers. His new song will be released on October 22.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
What was NCB chief doing in Maldives-Dubai during lockdown, asks NCP Minister
Mumbai/Pune, Oct 21 (IANS) NCP leader and Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik on Thursday demanded to know what was the NCB's Mumbai region chief Sameer Wankhede doing in Dubai and the Maldives with his family during the pandemic lockdown and threatened him with jail for "concocting drug cases against Bollywood personalities".
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Abhishek Rawat on playing an ideal husband in upcoming show 'Kaamnaa'
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) TV actor Abhishek Rawat dons the role of an ideal husband in the upcoming drama titled 'Kaamnaa'. His on-screen character is named 'Manav', a quintessential, loving and sincere family man who believes in living an honest life based on his principles.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'Vikas Rally' on Oct 23 will be a historic one: Sohna MLA
Gurugram, Oct 21 (IANS) A 'Vikas Rally' will be held in Gurugrm on October 23 to draw attention towards the issues and the demands related to the Sohna assembly constituency in Haryana.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics
Abhimanyu Dassani excited about 'Meenakshi Sundareshwar'
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) As the trailer of the upcoming film 'Meenakshi Sundareshwar' is released on Thursday, actor Abhimanyu Dassani who is playing the male protagonist alongside Sanya Malhotra, says that the film is a transformational journey for him.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
T20 World Cup: Bangladesh hammer PNG by 84 runs, advance to Super-12
Al Amerat, Oct 21 (IANS) A clinical Bangladesh hammered Papua New Guinea by 84 runs in the 9th match of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Al Amerat Cricket Ground, here on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Mamata likely to visit rain-battered North Bengal
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) In the midst of heavy rains and floods in several districts of North Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is likely to make a four-day trip to Siliguri to hold an administrative meeting and take stock of the on-ground situation in the flood-hit districts.
2021-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Man booked in Bihar for throwing acid on wife, children
Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) A man in Bihar's Saharsa district threw acid on his wife and three children in a fit of rage following a verbal spat, the police said on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Actor Danny Sura thrilled as 'Rani Rani Rani' gets global acclaim
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Danny Sura is being loved by the audiences in his new show titled 'Vidrohi'. One can safely say that the actor is surely in a good place because along with the positive reactions from the audience towards 'Vidrohi', his feature film 'Rani Rani Rani' has also clinched the title for Best Feature Film at the 7th Annual DFW South Asian Film Festival.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
T20 World Cup: Oman win toss, elect to bat first against Scotland
Al Amerat, Oct 21 (IANS) Oman captain Zeeshan Maqsood has won the toss and elected to bat first against Scotland in the final Group B match of Round 1 at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Al Amerat Cricket Ground here on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Can deep space radiation seriously affect human brain?
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) Exposure to deep space radiation could have a big impact on the brain, according to a study on mice.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Amateur Avani moves ahead of Amandeep, Pranavi in 11th leg of WPGT
Panchkula, Oct 21 (IANS) Amateur Avani Prashanth once again underlined her massive potential with a superb six-under 66 that catapulted her to the top of the leaderboard at the end of the second round of the 11th leg of the Hero WPGT at the Panchkula Golf Club.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Golf
Gauri Lankesh murder case: SC restores KCOCA charges against an accused
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that one of the accused in the 2017 murder of activist Gauri Lankesh will face charges under the stringent Karnataka Control of Organised Crime Act (KCOCA).
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Agiculture, health at risk from declining diurnal temperature range
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Variation in diurnal temperature range is asymmetric over India's four agroclimatic zones with a marked accelerating decrease in the range witnessed over the last 30 years in the northwest, parts of Gangetic plains, northeast, and central India, said a new study.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
Taliban attract humanitarian support from regional powers
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) At least 10 regional powers have joined the new Taliban rulers in Afghanistan in their call to the United Nations to help the country bail itself from the feared economic collapse and a humanitarian catastrophe.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Women's National Boxing: Delhi's Hemlata, Maharashtra's Aarya dominate on Day 1
Hisar, Oct 21 (IANS) The Women's National Boxing Championships got off to a blistering start on Thursday, with Delhi's Hemlata defeating her opponent PS Mantasaha Kumari from Assam 4-0 in the 50kg category.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
Ola Cars to hire 10,000 people, expand to 100 cities
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Mobility platform Ola on Thursday said it plans to hire 10,000 people, as it eyes a leadership position with $2 billion gross merchandise value (GMV) for its vehicle commerce platform Ola Cars over the next 12 months.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
TS Singh Deo camps in Delhi, wants early resolution of CM issue
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Health Minister TS Singh Deo is camping in New Delhi to meet the party leadership to raise the issue of a rotational chief minister in the state. Sources close to him say that he wants an early resolution of the issue and it cannot linger on for so long.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'One Mic Stand 2': Raftaar glad to experience new form of performance
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Prime Video's 'One Mic Stand' is set to return with its second season following huge public demand. This time too, the audience will see fresh faces from different fields taking up the craft of stand-up comedy. As much as the audience is eagerly waiting for the celebrated guests to make an appearance on the show, the guests too are excited.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Arthritis could be more common in girls than in boys: Experts
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) While arthritis is not uncommon in children as everyone thinks, it affects girls more than boys, health experts said on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Drastic reduction in unnecessary plastic crucial: UN report
Nairobi, Oct 21 (IANS) A drastic reduction in unnecessary, avoidable and problematic plastic is crucial to addressing the global pollution crisis, said a comprehensive assessment released on Thursday by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).
2021-10-21
Category: International, Kenya,Environment/Wildlife
Century-old Nandana Fort in Pak set for restoration
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) The century-old Nandana Fort, discovered by Pakistans archeological department three months back which is set for restoration, still showcases its unique and magnificent might, even as it stands in a derelict condition.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Art/Culture/Books
Chaitanya, Arshvant shine in play-off; Annika wins in 1st event of 2021 US Kids Golf India Tour
Gurugram, Oct 21 (IANS) The brand new 2021 season of the US Kids Golf India North Tour got underway with a series of closely contested events at the iconic Classic Golf and Country Club on Thursday. This was the first leg in which all the winners on the basis of their finish and scores will get Priority points which help them qualify for US Kids Golf international events in Europe and the United States.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Golf
Mammootty lends helping hand to landslide affected
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 21 (IANS) Superstar Mammooty is always ready to extend help to the needy and unfortunate but silently as it was only on Thursday that it became known that his foundation is engaged in extending massive relief at rain and flood-battered Kerala's Kottayam.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
T20 World Cup: Laxman picks his India playing XI for clash against Pakistan
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Ahead of India's opening match against Pakistan in the T20 World Cup, former India batter VVS Laxman has predicted his playing XI for the Virat Kohli-led side for the high-octane clash on October 24.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Meenakshi Chowdhary is Mahesh Babu's heroine for Trivikram's film
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Meenakshi Chowdhary, who got onto everyone's radar with her appearance alongside Sushanth in his recent movie 'Ichata Vahanamulu Nilupa Radu', has grabbed a huge offer. She is to star as the second heroine in Mahesh Babu's upcoming movie.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
100cr vax milestone: 100 monuments lit in Indian flag colours
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) under the Ministry of Culture is illuminating 100 monuments in the colours of Indian flag across the country to celebrate the landmark milestone of hundred crore vaccination.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Google blocked 1.6 mn phishing emails since May 2021
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Tech giant Google has blocked 1.6 million phishing emails Since May 2021, which were part of a malware campaign aimed at stealing YouTube accounts and promoting cryptocurrency schemes.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Facebook introduces AR experiences for group video calls on Messenger
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Facebook on Thursday announced that Group Effects are now available on Messenger video calls and Messenger Rooms, and will soon come to Instagram.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
'KBC 13': Sonu Nigam recalls dad's advice when he first came to Mumbai
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam talks about the basic principles of life that he inherited from his parents, on the 'Shaandaar Shukravaar' episode of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 13'. He will be seen as a special guest with well known singer Shaan. During the show Sonu opened up about his own journey of becoming successful and how his father played a major role in it.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ahmedabad Crime Branch investigating investors application against media reports on Adani
Gandhinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) The Ahmedabad police's Crime Branch, looking into an application filed by three stock investors claiming misleading news reports on Adani Group led to a huge loss on their investment and alleging a conspiracy behind it, has summoned four journalists from two media houses, including an editor.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media
Won't rest till we root out militancy from J&K: Manoj Sinha
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha on Thursday said that he will not rest till militancy is rooted out from the Union Territory.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Defence/Security
Pratik Gandhi's hilarious revelation about his struggling days
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Renowned actor Pratik Gandhi will be seen as a special guest on 'Zee Comedy Show' this Saturday. The actor made his appearance to promote his upcoming debut film 'Bhavai' and he also shared some interesting stories with everyone on set.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Kerala sees fluctuations in daily Covid tally continue
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 21 (IANS) New daily Covid cases in Kerala continue to fluctuate as on Thursday, 8,733 turn positive after 86,303 samples were sent for testing in the past 24 hours, while the test positivity rate was 10.11 per cent, said a statement from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
SC panel asks Assam to remove construction in Kaziranga wildlife corridors
Guwahati, Oct 21 (IANS) The Central Empowered Committee (CEC), set up by the Supreme Court, has asked the Assam government to take immediate action to remove illegal construction undertaken in nine identified wildlife corridors of Kaziranga National Park and Tiger Reserve.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Sonakshi, Sonu Nigam, Shaan to be special guests on Kapil Sharma show
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) The upcoming Saturday and Sunday episodes of 'The Kapil Sharma Show' will see the presence of Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha. Beside that on the sets of the show will be Sonu Nigam, Hariharan, Shaan, Talat Aziz, Sameer Khan, Ash King, Kumar Taurani, and Shamir Tandon.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Congress damaged interests by not trusting me: Amarinder
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Two days after announcing to launch his own political outfit to serve the interests of the people, two-time Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday slammed AICC general secretary Harish Rawat, saying the party has damaged its own interests by not trusting him and giving the party into the hands of an 'unstable person' like Navjot Sidhu.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Obesity, diabetes driving hidden pandemic of fatty liver disease
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) People with advanced liver scarring caused by obesity, diabetes and related disorders are dying of liver disease, finds a study.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
'Bigg Boss 15': Karan, Tejasswi grow close, contest intensifies
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) The earlier episodes of 'Bigg Boss 15' saw housemates turning into 'Junglewasis' and a deduction in prize money was the only solution left to get back to the main house. Now the contest is becoming more interesting as every contender is playing their own mind games.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Uttarakhand: Death toll rises to 64, thousands rescued (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) At least 64 people have died in rain related incidents in Uttarakhand while 3,500 people have been rescued and more than 16,000 people have been evacuated to safer places, the government said on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
All pending issues should be resolved at COP26: India
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Stressing the urgency of strong climate actions, India's Environment Minister, Bhupender Yadav on Thursday underlined the need for initiating the process of setting the long-term climate finance for post-2020 and the fulfilment of the goal of $100 billion committed by developed countries.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
Jitendra Singh interacts with 20 civil services toppers of 2020
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Jitendra Singh on Thursday felicitated and interacted with the first 20 all India toppers of the Civil Services Examination 2020 here in the North Block.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tamannaah among top 10 most influential social media stars in south
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Tamannah Bhatia is one of the most famous actresses of the South. With her alluring personality and mesmerising presence, Tamannah has gained a vast section of fandom. Her social media profiles indicate the kind of followers the actress has gained over the years.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
MDMK leader Easwaran quits over Vaiko's son getting party post
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) MDMK youth wing Secretary V. Easwaran on Thursday announced his resignation from the party to protest appointment of Durai Vaiko, son of the founder leader, Vaiko, as the party HeadquartersSsecretary.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Pawan Malhotra: Being Punjabi an advantage in portraying a 'Sardar'
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) In recent times, the common thread between two of his on-screen characters - Gursevak Singh and Omkar Singh - is that both of them are Sikh. While the intense and nuanced performances of such Sikh characters in mainstream entertainment is breaking the stereotype about the community, National Award-winning veteran actor Pawan Malhotra says it is an advantage for him to bring life to such characters as he himself is a Punjabi.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
T20 World Cup: New Zealand got as good a chance as anyone, says John Wright
Auckland, Oct 21 (IANS) Former New Zealand captain Coach John Wright said on Thursday that Kane Williamson and Co. have got 'as good a chance as anyone' in the ongoing ICC men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman. He added that things can go New Zealands way despite being in a tough group alongside India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and two teams from Round 1.
2021-10-21
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Feel proud when called Bihari: President Kovind
Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday said he feels proud and exalted whenever anyone calls him 'Bihari'.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Trial in France's sex-tape case starts with Benzema accused of complicity
Versailles (France), Oct 21 (IANS) The trial in France football's famous sex tape and blackmail case has started with Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema accused of complicity in the attempt to blackmail former teammate Mathieu Valbuena.
2021-10-21
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Debina Bonnerjee's prosthetics for 'Shubho Bijoya' will leave you in shock
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Debina Bonnerjee is a woman of many talents. From beauty, fashion, skincare to acting, she aces everything that she does. But for her recent short film titled 'Shubho Bijoya', the actress decided to put all these aside so that she could focus on her work and play an ailing character.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
T20 World Cup: Mahmudullah, Shakib power Bangladesh to 181-7 against PNG
Al Amerat (Oman), Oct 21 (IANS) Riding on a quickfire fifty by skipper Mahmudullah (50 off 28) and a vital knock by Shakib Al Hasan (46 off 37), Bangladesh posted a total of 181/7 against Papua New Guinea in the 9th match of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Al Amerat Cricket Ground, here on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Winds of change: China's Tencent 'invests' in Indian platform Lokal
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India last year tightened control on investments coming from China into the local firms/start-ups in the wake of border tensions. The tide, perhaps, is turning after more than a year-and-a-half, as some homegrown firms have now raised (or in the process of raising) funds from Chinese conglomerate Tencent.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
TN govt starts preps to deal with northeast monsoon
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has started preparations to deal with the northeast monsoon that is expected to hit the state by October 26.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Aryan's judicial custody extended, Bombay HC to hear bail next week (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Spelling no respite for Aryan Khan, a special NDPS court on Thursday extended his judicial custody till October 30, even as his bail plea is expected to come up before Bombay High Court on October 26.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
No team will be easy at Junior Hockey World Cup, says India's chief coach Reid
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) With just a month to go for the FIH Men's Junior World Cup Bhubaneswar 2021 which is scheduled to begin on November 24, the national team's preparations to defend the title are in full swing at the SAI centre here.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Trump to launch new social media platform
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) Former US President Donald Trump has announced plans to launch a new social media network, called TRUTH Social, media reports said.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Technology
Indo-Middle East spice buyer-seller meet draws good response
Kochi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Spices Board in association with the Embassy of India in Abu Dhabi organised an International Buyer Seller Meet (IBSM) on a virtual platform with specific focus on spice exports.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,Business/Economy
Manchu Mohan Babu may host talk show or web series
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Veteran Telugu star Manchu Mohan Babu may be roped in to host a talk show or web series on the Aha streaming service.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
T20 World Cup: Lee expects Australia to win their first T20I title
Dubai, Oct 21 (IANS) Former Australia pacer Brett Lee is expecting Australia to go all the way and win the ICC men's T20 World Cup in the UAE. He added that the Australians will be hungry to win the trophy as T20I is a format where Australia hasn't won an ICC trophy yet. Australia's best result across all men's T20 World Cups has been runners-up finish in the 2010 edition in the West Indies, losing to England in the final.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
TN shop shut after huge crowd gathers to buy T-Shirt for 50 paise
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Police forced a garment shop owner to shut down his shop after a huge crowd thronged it on its opening day at Tiruchy. The reason for the heavy crowd and commotion was the announcement made by the shop owner that he would provide T-Shirts for 50 paise as part of the inaugural promotion scheme.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society
Haryana got honest govt under leadership of Khattar: Modi
Chandigarh, Oct 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing a programme on Thursday organised on the occasion of the inauguration of the newly constructed Infosys Foundation Vishram Sadan at the National Cancer Institute located in Jhajjar district praised Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
IndiGo transports 67.9% of total vaccines in India
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Airline major IndiGo on Thursday said it has transported 67.9 crore doses, or 67.9 per cent of total vaccines, in India.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Campaigning turns nasty as bypolls near in K'taka
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) The campaign for the October 30 bypolls to Sindagi and Hanagal Assembly constituencies in Karnataka is witnessing unprecedented personal attacks by leaders cutting across party lines.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Elephant safari to resume in Dudhwa Tiger Reserve from Nov 1
Lakhimpur Kheri, Oct 21 (IANS) Tourists visiting Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR) in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh will be able to again enjoy the elephant safari from November 1.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
T20 World Cup: I think India are probably the favourites, says Brett Lee
Dubai, Oct 21 (IANS) Former Australia pacer Brett Lee has considered India to be the favourites for winning the ICC men's T20 World Cup. Lee has also picked opener KL Rahul and pacer Mohammed Shami to be the top run-scorer and wicket-taker of the tournament.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Consider 'walk-in' facilities at liquor vends, Kerala HC urges govt
Kochi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Thursday asked the state Excise Department and Bevco - the sole wholesalers of liquor and beer, to start thinking about providing walk-in facilities at liquor outlets, instead of letting people line up in the streets.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
100cr vaccination milestone belongs to Indian citizens: Modi
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the 100 crore vaccination milestone belongs to India and its citizens.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Farmers open service road at Ghazipur border closed for 11 months
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Farmers protesting on the Ghazipur border at Delhi for the last 11 months against the three farm laws enacted by the Centre last year, have started to open the service lane to ease the traffic. They said it is the police who have closed the road and not them. Farmers belonging to the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) on Thursday started removing the tents built on the service road to start the traffic movement.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
K'taka: Akshaya Patra resumes mid-day meal for school children
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) The Akshaya Patra Foundation on Thursday resumed the Mid-Day Meal (MDM) Scheme in Karnataka for children after the Covid-19 pandemic kept them away from school for the last 18 months. The MDM programme benefits lakhs of students in government and government aided schools.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
Evergrande shares fall as China's biggest corporate failure looms
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Shares in struggling Chinese property giant Evergrande have fallen sharply after plans to offload a stake in one of its units for $2.6 billion fell through, casting further doubt over whether it can avert the countrys biggest ever corporate failure, The Guardian reported.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Cabinet approves additional instalment of 3% DA for central govt staff
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) A Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday approved an additional instalment of three percent dearness allowance for the central government employees and dearness relief to the pensioners with effect from July 1, 2021.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai' introduces new generation of actors
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) The popular show 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai' has been around for quite a few years now. And the famous 'jodi' of 'Naira' and 'Kartik' (Shivangi Joshi and Mohsin Khan) has a special place in the hearts of the audience. Now the duo are set to bid adieu to the show which is taking an eight-year leap.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Politics on hydel projects over; J&K on way to become power surplus
Srinagar/New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In January this year, the Jammu and Kashmir government opened up the water resources of the erstwhile Himalayan state and signed Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) to make J&K power surplus and to attract the investment of Rs 35,000 crore into the newly carved out Union Territory.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Online shopping to hit $910 bn globally in holiday season: Report
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Online spending is expected to hit $910 billion globally this holiday season (November and December 2021), and see 11 per cent growth year-over-year (YoY), a report said on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Andhra CM asks police to maintain law and order without compromise
Vijayawada, Oct 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday exhorted police to maintain law and order without any compromise.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Hype builds around Varun Tej's kickboxing flick 'Ghani'
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Varun Tej, who has starred in hit movies like 'Fidaa', 'F2', and 'Tholi Prema', is all set to appear in sports drama 'Ghani'. Touted as a movie revolving around kickboxing, 'Ghani' is expected to grab much attention.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
realme announces K.L. Rahul as new brand ambassador
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) realme on Thursday announced the appointment of Indian cricketer K.L. Rahul as its brand ambassador to endorse its smartphone category.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Sports
US bill moved to sanction China on maritime claims
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) US politicians have pushed another anti-China act to sanction entities and individuals who safeguard China's sovereignty in the South China Sea and East China Sea, Global Times reported.
2021-10-21
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
I think it would have lots of benefits: Roy on playing IPL before T20WC
Dubai, Oct 21 (IANS) England opener Jason Roy on Thursday said that playing in the IPL 2021 in the UAE venues just before the ICC Men's T20 World Cup brings a lot of benefits. He added that playing in the IPL 2021 has helped in knowing what to expect from the pitches.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Google adds new Focus time feature in its Calendar
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Google has introduced a new Focus time entry in its Calendar to make scheduling dedicated work blocks easier.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
India to see record smartphone sales at $7.6 bn in festive season
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) At a time when the global smartphone industry is facing component and chip shortages, the festive season in India is set to witness a record smartphone sales at $7.6 billion (nearly Rs 56,880 crore), with the retail average selling price (ASP) growing by 14 per cent to reach its highest ever at $230 (a little over Rs 17,000), a new report showed on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Spain busts Dutch-Turkish gang smuggling 3 tons of cocaine
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Spanish police on October 17, detained a Dutch gang of cocaine smugglers, mostly of Turkish descent, as they were smuggling cocaine from Latin American countries to Europe by sailboats.
2021-10-21
Category: International, India,Crime/Disaster/Accident
eBay's billionaire founder helping whistleblower take on Facebook
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Billionaire tech critic Pierre Omidyar who founded e-commerce platform eBay is financially supporting Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen to take on the social media giant.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Sindhu in quarters, Srikanth loses in Denmark Open
Odense (Denmark), Oct 21 (IANS) Sindhu in quarters, India's PV Sindhu has reached the women's singles quarter-finals of the Denmark Open on Thursday, beating Thailand's Busanan Ongbamrungphan in three well-fought games at the Odense Sports Park here.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Badminton
Goa MLA casts doubts on land allotment to forensic varsity
Panaji, Oct 21 (IANS) A forensic university whose foundation stone was laid by Union Home Minister Amit Shah last week, has come under the spotlight, after an opposition MLA on Thursday alleged that the state government has allocated double the size of the land parcel to a Gujarat-based university, than what was assured by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on the floor of the house on Tuesday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Twitter launches live scorecard, testing Community for Indian cricket fans
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) With the aim to enhance cricket fans' immersive experience, micro-blogging site Twitter on Thursday launched a live scorecard and is also testing the country's very first Twitter Community -- Cricket Twitter - India.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Penn Badgley reacts to bizarre request from 'You' fan
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Penn Badgley has reacted to an outrageous request from 'You' fans.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
IANS Review: 'Night Teeth': Fangless but intriguing (IANS Rating: **1/2)
Film: Night Teeth (Streaming on Netflix)
2021-10-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Apple may launch 27-inch mini-LED iMac with ProMotion in 2022
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Apple is reportedly planning to launch a 27-inch iMac with mini-LED and ProMotion technology in the first quarter of 2022.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
S.Korea fails to launch 1st homegrown rocket (Ld)
Seoul, Oct 21 (IANS) South Korea on Thursday failed to put a dummy satellite into orbit with its first homegrown rocket, dealing a setback to the country's decade-long project to join the elite global space club.
2021-10-21
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
100 cr vax is Diwali of Atmanirbhar Bharat: Mandaviya
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) After India achieved 100 crore vaccination against Covid, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Thursday said it is Diwali for Atmanirbhar Bharat. He said, the country was able to achieve this landmark because of the firm determination of PM Modi.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
NCB 'probes' SRK home, summons Ananya Panday, conducts raids in Andheri (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) In a major development, teams of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) paid a formal 'visit' to the residences of Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan in Bandra west, and actress Ananya Panday in Khar west, and raided a location in Andheri on Thursday as part of the ongoing probe into the October 2 luxury cruiser rave party.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NZ passes world's first climate reporting legislation
Wellington, Oct 21 (IANS) New Zealand has become the first country in the world to pass a law that will ensure financial organisations to disclose and act on climate-related risks and opportunities, the government announced on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
IDBI Bank's YoY Q2FY22 net profit up 75%
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) IDBI Bank on Thursday reported a rise of 75 per cent in its net profit for Q2FY22 on a year-on-year basis.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Nigerian held with party drugs worth Rs 7.4 lakh in Goa
Panaji, Oct 21 (IANS) The Crime Branch of Goa Police on Thursday arrested a Nigerian national and seized party drugs worth Rs 7.4 lakh, an official said.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
5.8-magnitude quake jolts Japan, no tsunami warning issued
Tokyo, Oct 21 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale struck Utsunomiya city in Japan's Tochigi prefecture on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Japan,Environment/Wildlife
T20 World Cup: Bangladesh win toss, opt to bat against PNG
Al Amerat (Oman), Oct 21 (IANS) Bangladesh captain Mahmudhullah won the toss and opted to bat against Papua New Guinea in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Al Amerat Cricket Ground, here on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Australia's largest supermarket chain mandates vaccination for workers
Canberra, Oct 21 (IANS) Woolworths, the largest supermarket chain in Australia, announced on Thursday that all of its workers must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 by the beginning of next year.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Australia,Politics
UP trader detained for issuing receipt with religious slogan
Kanpur UP, Oct 21 (IANS) A probe has been ordered in a case where a receipt was issued to a customer, allegedly by a city trader, with a tagline that said, 'Islam is the only solution.'
2021-10-21
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Foreign visitors to Japan fell over 99% in Sep
Tokyo, Oct 21 (IANS) The number of foreign visitors to Japan dropped over 99 per cent in September compared with the same month in 2019, local media reported on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Monitor lizard rescued from Agra factory
Agra, Oct 21 (IANS) A nearly four-feet-long monitor lizard was rescued by the Wildlife SOS Rapid Response Unit from an engine bearing and piston manufacturing factory, Benara Udyog Limited, in Agra's Artoni on Thursday. The reptile was kept under observation for a few hours and later released back into the wild.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Science/Tech
Day after lathicharge, Goa Congress gifts bouquets to cops
Panaji, Oct 21 (IANS) A day after Goa police lathi-charged Youth Congress workers protesting peacefully against an ongoing poker tournament here, a party delegation on Thursday offered bouquets, cards and chocolates to police officials who were present at the protest site.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
India sprinter Hima Das recovers from Covid-19
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Ace Indian sprinter Hima Das on Thursday announced that she has tested negative for Covid-19, one week after contracting the virus.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Protests continue in NE states against B'desh communal violence
Agartala, Oct 21 (IANS) Protests against the recent communal violence in Bangladesh continued in Tripura and other northeastern states with the CPI-M and the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Thursday urging the government in Dhaka to protect the lives and properties of the minorities and their religious institutions.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Telangana AI Mission launches Investor Connect for startups
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) The Telangana AI Mission (T-AIM) on Thursday launched an Investor Connect program that will provide startups with the opportunity to access growth capital.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
3 killed, over 30 injured in China explosion
Beijing, Oct 21 (IANS) Three people were killed and over 30 others injured on Thursday after an explosion at a restaurant in Shenyang, capital of China's Liaoning province, according to local authorities.
2021-10-21
Category: International, China,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gauri Lankesh murder: SC sets aside HC order dropping KCOCA charges against accused
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that the accused in activist Gauri Lankesh's murder case will face charges under the Karnataka Control of Organised Crime Act (KCOCA). Lankesh was shot dead at her Bengaluru residence in 2017.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Lyon hopes to trouble England batters with new mystery balls
Sydney, Oct 21 (IANS) Australia spinner Nathan Lyon has developed some mystery balls with which he hopes to bamboozle the England batsman during the upcoming Ashes, which starts with the first Test at the Gabba on December 8.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Superman colourist quits DC Comics after superhero's bisexual revealation
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) 'Superman: Son of Kal-El' colourist Gabe Eltaeb said he is not renewing his contract with DC Comics following the Man of Steel's bisexual revealation.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
6 held for cheating army aspirants in UP district
Chandauli (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 21 (IANS) The Chandauli police busted a gang involved in cheating aspirants seeking jobs in the army and arrested six of its members from Dhanapur, police said on Thrusday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
867,900 Australians have multiple jobs: Report
Canberra, Oct 21 (IANS) A new report revealed on Thursday that 867,900 people in Australia had multiple jobs, the highest number since the country's Bureau of Statistics started keeping records in 1994.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Gehlot's OSD to appear before Delhi Police in phone tapping case
Jaipur, Oct 21 (IANS) After being summoned by Delhi Police in a phone tapping case, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's Officer on Special Duty (OSD) Lokesh Sharma will appear before the Crime Branch for questioning on Friday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Teacher who beat student to death for not doing homework held
Jaipur, Oct 21 (IANS) Rajasthan Police have arrested a school teacher Manoj Kumar, who lynched Ganesh, a Class 7 student of a private school in Kolasar village of Churu district, said officials on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Proud to contribute to 1 bn vaccinations: Bharat Biotech
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin maker Bharat Biotech on Thursday said it was proud to contribute to India reaching the one billion-mark of Covid vaccinations.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Gurugram hospital removes world's largest chest tumour at 13.85 kgs
Gurugram, Oct 21 (IANS) A team of doctors at Fortis Memorial Research Institute successfully removed the world's largest chest tumour weighing 13.85 kgs from the chest of a 25-year-old male patient.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Haryana,Health/Medicine
Swanand Kirkire: 13-minute film 'Maratha Mandir Cinema' an ode to 'DDLJ'
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Veteran theatre artiste, lyricist, singer, actor and writer Swanand Kirkire has opened up on the short film titled 'Maratha Mandir Cinema'. The film is a tribute to celebrate the 26th anniversary of the release of mega hit 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge'.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
NZ secures historic FTA with UK: PM
Wellington, Oct 21 (IANS) New Zealand and the UK have agreed in principle the details of a historic Free Trade Agreement (FTA), which will see a boost of almost NZ$1 billion ($720 million) to Wellington's GDP and unprecedented access for Kiwi exporters to the British market, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Farmers have right to protest, but roads can't be blocked indefinitely: SC
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday reiterated that farmer groups have the right to protest, but they cannot keep roads blocked indefinitely. The top court has sought response from Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of farmer unions, and other farmer unions on a petition filed by a woman resident of Noida seeking direction to ensure that the road between Noida to Delhi is kept clear for smooth traffic movement.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
How Vidyut Jammwal put together 'Sanak: Hope Under Siege' on his own
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Vidyut Jammwal is undoubtedly one of the biggest action stars in Bollywood. His stunts, grit and the constant pursuit for excellence in action is unparalleled. His latest action thriller 'Sanak: Hope Under Siege' has garnered much love from the audience.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Goa caps RT-PCR rate for inbound foreign tourists at Rs 3,200
Panaji, Oct 21 (IANS) The Goa government on Thursday capped the rate for an RT-PCR test for inbound foreign tourists at Rs 3,200, according to a government directive.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Goa,National
Syria urges int' community to act against terrorism after Damascus attack
Damascus, Oct 21 (IANS) In the wake of a bombing in Damascus that killed 14 people, the Syrian Foreign Ministry has urged the international community and the US to take "deterrent measures" against terrorism.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics,Defence/Security
IAF aircraft Mirage 2000 crashes in MP, pilot ejected safely
Bhopal, Oct 21 (IANS) A Mirage 2000 aircraft of the Indian Air Force (IAF) crashed in Madhya Pradesh's Bhind district on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
FB to downrank your Groups posts if you break rules
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Tech giant Facebook will start demoting all Groups content from people who have violated its policies elsewhere across the platform.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
An all-female exhibition by 7 Los Angeles and 1 Mumbai-based artist
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANSlife) "The Hourglass Overturned", an all-female exhibition by 7 Los Angeles and 1 Mumbai-based artist at Arushi Gallery. The show features a curated selection of artworks by Lindsay Dawn, Lindz Heppner, Leila Nazarian, Martha Solaz, Lindsey Nobel, Akshita Gandhi, Sophie Kipner and Amanda Flower.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
The Tea Tales
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANSlife) Since the first tea leaf was consumed in China thousands of years ago, people have been aware of the health benefits of drinking tea and how different types of tea can help treat different illnesses. Certain teas are good for fighting cancer, heart disease, diabetes, and cholesterol, while others aid in weight loss and improving metabolism, treating mental health disorders, preventing migraines, and improving sleep patterns. Ekta Jain, CMO, Octavius Tea, shares the benefits to our physical and mental health of specific types of tea leaves:
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
A chat with beauty queen Sonal Kukreja, 1st Runner-up at Miss Diva 2021
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANSlife) Despite the fear of the pandemic, LIVA Miss Diva 2021, went ahead with the motto that the show must go on giving aspiring divas an opportunity to achieve their dreams. Sonal Kukreja was crowned Miss Diva 2021 1st Runner-up. We chatted to the pageant winner to find out a little bit more about her aspirations.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Amazon Prime Video launches K-drama slate with 10 new titles
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Streaming platform Amazon Prime Video on Thursday announced the launch of a dedicated content slate for Korean dramas on the service along with 10 new titles.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Lyon expects Ben Stokes to make late entry into Ashes team
Sydney, Oct 21 (IANS) Ben Stokes may not be in the England team for the Ashes series, starting in December, Australian spinner Nathan Lyon has tipped the all-rounder to make a late entry in the series.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Sanjana Sanghi, Ishwak Singh, Adarsh Gourav feature in H&M's latest campaign
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANSlife) This festive season, international fashion retailer H&M, is taking the narrative forward from their campaign last year Brighter Than Ever, unveiling an India exclusive collection for the festive season.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
A slice of Paris in Shillong
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANSlife) A mother of three, Wabangnaro Aier Sooting is a serial entrepreneur who hails from Nagaland. Her husband passed away several years back and since then she has been running multiple businesses while raising her children independently and securing a prosperous financial future for them.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
NZ reports 102 new Covid Delta variant cases
Wellington, Oct 21 (IANS) New Zealand on Thursday reported 102 new cases of the Covid-19 Delta variant in the community, which increased the overall infection tally to 5,315.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
India's 100 cr Covid vax is historic & proud moment: Shah
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday congratulated the nation for achieving the milestone of vaccinating over 100 crore people with the Covid-19 vaccine under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Opposition tarnishing Andhra Pradesh's image: Jagan
Vijayawada, Oct 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Thursday slammed opposition Telugu Desam Party (TDP) for tarnishing the image of the State by linking it with drugs out of anger for not coming to power.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Suneet Varma talks sustainable fashion
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANSlife) Blenders Pride Fashion Tour 'The Showcase in association with FDCI was launched on 6th August with a vision to search for the next generation of fashion designers, shutterbugs, models and content creators to catapult their career journey. The contestants were mentored by the trailblazers of the industry such as Amit Aggarwal, Anju Modi, JJ Valaya, Namrata Joshipura, Rahul Mishra, Shantanu & Nikhil, Suneet Varma, Abraham & Thakore, Rina Dhaka and Kunal Rawal.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Seoul govt to file complaints against all labour rally participants
Seoul, Oct 21 (IANS) The Seoul city government said on Thursday that it will file complaints with police against all participants in a labour rally called by a militant umbrella union a day earlier on charges of violating the infectious disease prevention act.
2021-10-21
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
MG's mid-segment SUV Astor sold out for 2021
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Automobile major MG Motor India has sold out its mid-segment SUV Astor for 2021.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Volcano eruption in Spanish island continues for over a months
Madrid, Oct 21 (IANS) The eruption of the Cumbre Vieja volcano on the island of La Palma, Spain, has now continued for over a month, with experts warning that it is likely spew lava in the "short and medium term".
2021-10-21
Category: International, Spain,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Char Dham Yatra resumes after weather clears in Uttarakhand
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The Char Dham Yatra, which was temporarily suspended due to incessant rains in Uttarakhand, resumed in Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri after the rains stopped on Thursday. However, roadways in Badrinath are still blocked and will be reopened after the weather clears. At least 54 people have died in rain related incidents in the state.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Religion
NATO to seek ways to engage with Russia
Brussels, Oct 21 (IANS) Despite Russia's decision to suspend its mission to the NATO and to close the alliance's offices in its capital city, the Organization's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that it will continue seeking ways to engage with Moscow.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Ansu Fati agrees new contract with Barcelona
Madrid, Oct 21 (IANS) FC Barcelona have reached an agreement to extend the contract of 18-year-old striker Ansu Fati until June 2027. The official Barcelona website confirmed late on Wednesday night that the youngster, who has just returned after almost a year out with a knee injury, will put pen to paper on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Drone attack targets US base in Syria
Damascus, Oct 21 (IANS) A drone attack targeted a US base in the al-Tanf area in Syria, state news agency SANA reported on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
'Aila Re Aillaa' song adds to hype around 'Sooryavanshi'
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) As the release of Rohit Shetty's 'Sooryavanshi' draws closer, the excitement for the film is soaring to new heights. And why not, it is the biggest film of the year and promises to light up theatres with the thorough entertainment that it has to offer. The makers of the film have now released a new song.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Doctor sights rare owl species in Prayagraj
Prayagraj (UP), Oct 21 (IANS) A rare and endangered mottled wood owl (Strix ocellata) has been sighted in Prayagraj.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Experts hail India's 100 Cr Covid vax milestone
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India on Thursday achieved a milestone of vaccinating 100 crore people against Covid-19, 279 days after inoculating the very first health worker.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
T20 World Cup: Inzamam picks India as best suited to win in Gulf conditions
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq has picked India as the favourite to win the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup in Oman and United Arab Emirates (UAE).
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Zuckerberg called to testify before Senate following Instagram reports
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) A top US Democrat is demanding Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg or Instagram chief Adam Mosseri testify before the Senate to explain how the company plans to protect kids in light of new reports that platforms like Instagram can encourage harmful behaviour in teenagers.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Security threat to UK lawmakers deemed substantial: Home Secy
London, Oct 21 (IANS) UK Home Secretary Priti Patel told lawmakers on Wednesday night that the threat to their safety following the killing of Conservative MP David Amess was assessed by intelligence chiefs as "substantial", meaning an attack is "likely."
2021-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
NCB 'visits' SRK, Ananya Pandey's homes; conducts raids in Andheri
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) In a major development, teams of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) are paying a 'visit' to the residences of Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan in Bandra West, actress Ananya Pande in Khar west, and raided a location in Andheri on Thursday as part of the ongoing probe into the October 2 luxury cruiser rave party.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP Minister booked for forging documents
Bulandshahr (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 21 (IANS) The additional sessions judge (ADJ) of the MP-MLA court in Bulandshahr has found Uttar Pradesh Minister of state for environment, forest and climate change Anil Sharma guilty of forging documents to illegally encroach upon the land of a private factory.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Pawan Kalyan to restart shooting for epic drama 'Hari Hara Veera Mallu'
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician Pawan Kalyan, who recently made a re-entry into the movies after a long gap, had given a hit with 'Vakeel Saab'. With a couple of upcoming movie ventures in the pipeline, he has an interesting slate lined up.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Global PC shipments hit 84 mn units in Q3, Lenovo leads
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Global PC shipments marked their sixth consecutive year-on-year (YoY) growth in Q3 2021 at 84.2 million units, a new report revealed on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
IED detected, defused in J&K's Baramulla
Srinagar, Oct 21 (IANS) An improvised explosive device (IED) was detected and defused by the security forces on Thursday in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir thereby averting a major tragedy.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Nokia launches 'C30' in India starting at Rs 10,999
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In a bid to strengthen its popular C-series portfolio of smartphones, HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, on Thursday unveiled budget-friendly Nokia C30 in two storage variants.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Nani's 'Shyam Singha Roy' audio rights go for whopping price
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Telugu 'Natural Star' Nani, who is buoyed by the success of his latest movie 'Tuck Jagadish', is gearing up for another biggie to hit the screens soon. Titled 'Shyam Singha Roy', this upcoming movie marks the 27th film for Nani.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
UN evacuates staff from Ethiopia's Tigray after airstrike
United Nations, Oct 21 (IANS) The UN is evacuating some humanitarian personnel from Ethiopia's Tigray, following a new airstrike on the regional capital of Mekelle, a spokesman for the world body said.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Of films that critiqued the present and the pasts leading to it (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) How is it that Bengal has stood out in nurturing great directors like Satyajit Ray, Mrinal Sen and Ritwik Ghatak, whose films "contain in them visions of many possible futures" and "critiqued the present and the pasts leading to it"?
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Vijayan has to come out from ring of flatterers: Congress
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 21 (IANS) Kerala Leader of Opposition V.D. Satheesan on Thursday asked Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to come out of the ring of flatterers who are mere sycophants.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
BYJU's extend employee health cover to parents, siblings, in-laws
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Edtech company BYJU'S on Thursday introduced an enhanced and tailor-made health insurance policy for its employees that covers and further scales up focus on their physical and psychological well-being.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Health/Medicine
Fraud suspects wanted by US appear in S.Africa court
Cape Town, Oct 21 (IANS) Eight foreign nationals, who are also wanted by the US, made their first appearance at a South African court in connection with a cross-border, multi-million dollar online scam.
2021-10-21
Category: International, South Africa,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Emraan Hashmi reveals why Indian horror films haven't done well
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Emraan Hashmi, who is gearing up for the release of his upcoming film 'Dybbuk: The Curse is Real', has spoken about why horror films in India are not up to speed like other genres.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Global cues, inflationary concerns dent equities; IT stocks fall (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) A sell-off in the Asian markets along with mixed early corporate results subdued India's key equity indices during the afternoon trade session on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Disney+ Day' to bring access to preview 100 hours of content
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Be it the spy-thriller 'Special Ops 1.5', or famous 'Home Sweet Home Alone', on the second anniversary of the Disney+ streaming platform, non-subscribers will also gain access to preview 100 hours of content across genres on November 12 as the Walt Disney Company will host 'Disney+ Day'.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Cop threatens activist for questioning tree felling in K'taka
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) A video of a police official threatening an activist who opposed tree felling for a metro project in Bengaluru has gone viral on the social media.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
250 IS terrorists arrested in Afghanistan in a month: Taliban
Kabul, Oct 21 (IANS) The Taliban-led government in Afghanistan has claimed that 250 Islamic State (IS) terrorists were arrested in the country in the past one month, the media reported.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Tiger Shroff becomes face of global campaign on urban forests, climate conservation
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Rapid industrialisation, expansion of cities and encroachment of farmland and forests have thwarted the natural balance all across the globe. Add to that the reckless consumerism that has poisoned our ecosystem and has pushed many species to the verge of extinction. To say that the threat of climate change and environmental degradation looms large, would be an understatement.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife,Bollywood
Modi visits Delhi hospital to mark India's 100 Cr Covid vax milestone
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday visited the Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital here to express gratitude to doctors, nurses and others who helped India cross the 100 crore Covid-19 vaccination-mark.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Ben Affleck excited by Ridley Scott's shooting style on 'The Last Duel'
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Hollywood star Ben Affleck says he was excited to see four-time Academy Award nominee Ridley Scott's shooting style while filming 'The Last Duel'.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Chandrababu Naidu begins protest, seeks Centre's intervention
Amaravati, Oct 21 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday began 36-hour long sit-in at party's central office at Mangalagiri to protest Tuesday's attacks on party offices and demanded the Centre's intervention to save the people of Andhra Pradesh from what he called the drug mafia and the undemocratic and fascist regime.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Gunman pleads guilty in 2018 Florida school shooting
Miami, Oct 21 (IANS) The gunman who killed 17 people at a high school in the US state of Florida in 2018 has pleaded guilty to all the 34 charges against him, handing his fate to a jury that could sentence him to either life in prison or death.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
UN launches 'guiding principles' for near-zero carbon hydrogen
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The United Nations High-Level Champions for Climate Action, Gonzalo Munoz and Nigel Topping, and the global partners of the UN Marrakech Partnership on Thursday published the result of months-long collaboration to strengthen and ground discourse on the role of hydrogen in decarbonisation efforts.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Abhishek Banerjee on success of 'Rashmi Rocket' and enjoying audience's attention
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Abhishek Banerjee has come a long way. From a small but eye-catching role in Aamir Khan-starrer 'Rang De Basanti' and 'Pitchers' to the newly-released 'Rashmi Rocket', his rise has been truly meteoric.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Fake antique dealer case: Statement of Italy based Kerala lady recorded
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 21 (IANS) The Crime Branch police probing the case of the fake antique dealer Monson Mavunkal has taken the statement from Anitha Pullayil, the high profile Kerala lady settled in Italy.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Vaccine inequity will drag Covid pandemic to 2022: WHO
London, Oct 21 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic will drag on until 2022, longer than it needs to, because several poor countries have not received vaccines against the deadly infectious disease, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
'Bigg Boss Telugu 5': Priya gets on VJ Sunny's nerves
Hyderabad, Oct 21 (IANS) With unexpected twists and turns, the latest episodes of 'Bigg Boss Telugu 5' have been quite intense. A verbal spat was triggered between two contestants during the tasks this week, which has become a point of discussion among the viewers.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
Govt forces attack Houthi-held sites in Yemen
Sanaa, Oct 21 (IANS) Forces of the Saudi-backed Yemeni government launched military operations against sites held by the Houthi militia in the oil-rich southern province of Shabwa, a military source said.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
TN Police crack down on vehicles with fake stickers of press, advocates
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) The Chennai Police are continuing to crack down on vehicles, including high-end cars that are bearing fake stickers of press, lawyers, and human rights bodies. In certain cases, the stickers of doctors were also falsely used.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Faye D'Souza returns to 'One Mic Stand 2' on 'popular demand'
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Laughter connects people on a subconscious level, it's what brings them together irrespective of where they come from and what they do. And that's what forms the essence of Amazon Prime's 'One Mic Stand'. The show brings people from varying backgrounds under one roof and subjects them to a live audience to test their comedy skills.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
UK partners with India for climate change adaptation at COP26
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Climate change adaptation and loss and damage, associated with the adverse effects of climate change, are among the priority thematic areas of work that the host UK planned in partnership with India when world leaders gather this month in Scotland's largest city Glasgow for upcoming COP26 -- the 2021 edition of the UN Annual Climate Change Conference.
2021-10-21
Category: International, India,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
'N.Korea's SLBM in early development stage, likely can be intercepted'
Seoul, Oct 21 (IANS) North Korea's recently tested submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) appears to be in an early stage of development and can be intercepted, South Korea's Defence Minister Suh Wook said on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
12 Goa beaches impacted by tarball invasion last month
Panaji, Oct 21 (IANS) As many as 12 beaches in Goa were damaged by oily, carcinogenic tarballs last month, while 33 others have been afflicted by the menace since 2015, according to the coastal state's government.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Goa,National
Let's give govt credit: Tharoor on 100 cr vaccination
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) After India on Thursday achieved a major milestone of 100 crore vaccination, Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said that the credit should be given to the government and this is a matter of pride for the entire country.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Cherian Phillip is welcome to return home, says top Cong leader
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 21 (IANS) Estranged former top Congress leader Cherian Phillip, who has openly criticised Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan- his biggest supporter since he left the Congress and became a fellow traveller of the CPI-M in 2001- on Thursday got the first green signal that he is welcome to return to the grand-old party.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Dubai investment in Kashmir leaves Pakistan baffled
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) While the Manoj Sinha administration has scaled up the security grid across the Kashmir Valley to pin down the militants, it has also ordered immediate measures for moving the workers to safer places. Along with these local procedures of immediate nature, the government has loudly conveyed that it is not going to be cowed down under any circumstances, The Dispatch reported.
2021-10-21
Category: International, India,International
No respite for Aryan Khan, Bombay HC to hear his bail plea on Oct 26 (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) The Bombay High Court on Thursday posted to October 26 the hearing of the bail application of Aryan Khan, arrested in a drugs case by the Narcotics Control Bureau, and declined bail by a Special NDPS Court.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Tributes paid to bravehearts on Police Commemoration Day
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Minister of State for Home Affairs Nityanand Rai on Thursday paid tributes to bravehearts at National Police Memorial (NPM) here on Police Commemoration Day 2021.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Shahid Kapoor to star in 'full-blown' actioner titled 'Bull'
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor will be starring in the upcoming high-octane actioner titled 'Bull'. The film marks the directorial debut of Aditya Nimbalkar, who has worked extensively with filmmaker Vishal Bharadwaj.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Polish Health Minister reports Covid 'explosion'
Warsaw, Oct 21 (IANS) Poland has seen an "explosion" of the Covid-19 pandemic over the past two days, and the government will have to take "drastic measures" if the trend continues, Health Minister Adam Niedzielski said at a press conference here.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Poland,Politics
Abhishek Vichare's 'The Girl Who Got Labelled' becomes bestseller amid global pandemic
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Abhishek Vichare's Best Selling novel of 2020, 'The Girl Who Got Labelled', makes record-breaking sales even during a global crisis like the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Manchester United owners pick bid documents for IPL franchise
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) The Indian Premier League (IPL) is attracting attention of foreign investors as it gets ready to add two new franchises in the upcoming season.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Bombay HC to hear Aryan Khan's bail plea on Oct 26
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) The Bombay High Court on Thursday posted to October 26 the hearing of the bail application of Aryan Khan, arrested in a drugs case by the Narcotics Control Bureau.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kashmir: A battle that has been laid off for far too long
On October 22, 1947 Pakistan attacked the State of Jammu and Kashmir. It was the beginning of a conflict that would leave thousands dead and maimed and scar the lives of millions. It was also the start of a feud between India and Pakistan that continues to this day.
2021-10-21
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Musk's Boring Company gets nod to expand Loop under Las Vegas Strip
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Elon Musk's Boring Company has received the initial approval from officials to build a network of vehicle tunnels underneath Las Vegas.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Northeast monsoon expected to hit TN on Oct 26
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) The northeast monsoon is expected to hit Tamil Nadu on October 26 as northeasterly winds are likely to set at the lower tropospheric levels over the Bay of Bengal on that day.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
4 people killed in Pak explosion
Islamabad, Oct 21 (IANS) Four people were killed in an explosion targeting law enforcement officials in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, a senior police official said.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Serbia mandates evening Covid certificates
Belgrade, Oct 21 (IANS) From Saturday onwards, Serbia will make a valid Covid-19 certificate mandatory for access to bars and restaurants in the evenings, Prime Minister Ana Brnabic announced following a crisis meeting of the country's pandemic task force.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Serbia And Montenegro,Politics
California variant of Covid now in Pakistan
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Pakistan health authorities have announced that another variant of the deadly Covid virus had managed to reach Pakistan, Dawn reported.
2021-10-21
Category: International, India,National,Health/Medicine
Bihar Divisional Commissioner engages in altercation with ex-Minister's daughter
Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) In a suspected case of road rage, the Divisional Commissioner of Bihar's Saran district allegedly, engaged in an altercation with the daughter of former Cabinet Minister Veena Shahi in Patna's Shivpuri area.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India logs 18,454 new Covid cases, recovery rate maintained at 98.15%
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India reported 18,454 fresh Covid-19 cases on Thursday, and 160 deaths in the last 24 hours, even as the recovery rate continues to be 98.15 per cent as per the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Israeli medical residents, interns to return to work as shifts dispute resolved
Tel Aviv, Oct 21 (IANS) More than 2,600 Israeli medical residents and interns will return to work after a dispute over the 26-hour shifts was resolved, Health Minister Nitzan Horowitz and the Medical Residents Organization of Israel (Mirsham) said in a joint statement.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Ad revenue in Indian short video-app market logs 3x growth
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) After the ban on TikTok and other Chinese short-video making apps, the advertisement revenue from Indian short-form space has been growing at a rapid pace and has tripled in just six months, new data showed on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Alapan Bandyopadhyay moves CAT challenging probe against him
Kolkata, Oct 21 (IANS) In a significant development, former West Bengal chief secretary and presently chief advisor to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Alapan Bandyopadhyay moved CAT (Central Administrative Tribunal) against the Centre's decision to initiate a probe against him.
2021-10-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Woman found dead in Noida flat
Noida, Oct 21 (IANS) A woman was allegedly murdered by her distant relative in Noida, an official said on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India smartphone market falls 5% in Q3, Xiaomi maintains lead: Report
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) As smartphone vendors struggled with supply issues for low-end mobile handsets, the shipments in India fell 5 per cent (on-year) in the third quarter (Q3) this year, a new report showed on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Ethiopian govt confirms targeted air strikes in Tigray
Addis Ababa, Oct 21 (IANS) The Ethiopian federal government has confirmed targeted air strikes in the country's conflict-hit Tigray region.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
Pique turns striker to keep Barca's Champions League hopes alive
Barcelona, Oct 21 (IANS) Barcelona clinched their first points of the 2021 Champions League campaign with victory against Dynamo Kiev.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
India achieves major milestone of 'one billion' vaccinations
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India on Thursday achieved the major milestone of 100 crore vaccination-mark, nine months after the nationwide inoculation programme was started to protect the people against Covid-19.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Minor boy arrested in homemaker's murder case in K'taka
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Karnataka police have cracked the brutal murder case of a 28-year homemaker in Bengaluru's Yarabnagar locality and arrested a minor boy in connection, police sources said on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tesla earns $1.62 bn in Q3 as car sales surged
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Despite the ongoing chip shortage, electric vehicle company Tesla reported a net income of $1.62 billion in the third quarter of 2021, which is five times more than it did this time last year.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Cong to start campaign against price rise on Nehru's birthday
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Amid price rise of essential commodities and petroleum products, the Congress has decided to start its mass jan jagran campaign from November 14, the birth anniversary of first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, which will continue till November 29.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bitcoin may touch $100,000 per coin by 2021 end: Experts
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Despite uncertainties and high volatility surrounding it, Bitcoin has crossed $65,000 per coin for the first time and according to industry experts, the most sought-after cryptocurrency may touch the $100,000 mark by the end of this year.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Vax mandate to be imposed in Canadian Parliament precinct
Ottawa, Oct 21 (IANS) Staring from November 22, people aged 12 and above entering Canada's House of Commons precinct will have to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19, according to authorities.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Champions League: Ronaldo saves Man United; big wins for Chelsea, Bayern
Manchester, Oct 21 (IANS) Cristiano Ronaldo capped a rousing comeback as Manchester United edged Atalanta 3-2 in an end-to-end thriller at Old Trafford while holders Chelsea cruised past Malmö while Bayern Munich put in an impressive late cameo against Benfica on another night of Champions League action in Europe.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
AirPods shipment to reach 85mn units next year: Report
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Apple AirPods shipment is expected to reach 85 million units globally in 2022, which is a 3.7 per cent year-on-year increase.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Puducherry coach booked for sexually harassing girl cricketer
Puducherry, Oct 21 (IANS) A senior cricket player cum coach of Puducherry, Thamaraikannan was booked under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (Pocso) Act and the Mettupalayam police have started investigation into the case.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Sports
Smuggler hiding gold in mouth detained at Bengaluru airport
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Customs officers at the Kempegowda International Airport (KIAL) in Bengaluru have detained a 42-year-old gold smuggler, who was trying to hide the yellow metal in his mouth, sources in the airport told on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Quentin Tarantino hints that he could direct 'Kill Bill 3'
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Acclaimed filmmaker Quentin Tarantino said that he has "no idea" what his next project will be but hinted that he could make another 'Kill Bill' movie.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Indian short video-app market logs 3x growth after TikTok ban
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) After the ban on TikTok and other Chinese short-video making apps, the advertisement revenue from Indian short-form space has been growing at a rapid pace and tripled in just six months, new data showed on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Romania's new cabinet fails confidence vote in Parliament
Bucharest, Oct 21 (IANS) Romania's Prime Minister-designate Dacian Ciolos has failed to secure majority support in Parliament for his new cabinet proposal.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Romania,Politics
FIR against Bajrang Dal leader, 100 pro-Hindu activists for abusing cops in K'taka
Hubballi (Karnataka), Oct 21 (IANS) The Karnataka Police have filed FIR against Bajrang Dal leader and 100 activists of Hindu outfits for allegedly abusing an IPS officer on duty while staging protest against religious conversions in Hubballi, police sources said on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fuel rates hiked again, diesel rises by highest margin
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices on Thursday rallied to their highest-ever levels across the country, as fuel rates were hiked again for a second consecutive day by the highest margin so far this year of upto 45 paise a litre.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Priest's son shot dead by 'friends' in UP
Muzaffarnagar (UP), Oct 21 (IANS) The 20-year-old son of a local temple priest, was allegedly shot dead by three of his 'friends'.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lebanon faces multiple challenges in unlocking IMF aid
Beirut, Oct 21 (IANS) Lebanon has multiple challenges to meet before unlocking aid by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), experts have said.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
Amazon to now tell 3rd-party sellers which products will be popular
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) After facing criticism for allegedly copying popular products and manipulating search results to boost its own brands, especially in India, Amazon has now announced a new tool that will help third-party sellers with detailed insights into what customers are searching for, clicking on, and buying, as well as sales history, pricing trends and more.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Priyanka promises smartphones, scooty to girls in UP
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Congress General Secretary and in-charge of the Uttar Pradesh unit, Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has announced to give smartphones and electronic scooty to girls if the party comes to power in the state.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UN official urges using aid to leverage women's rights in Afghanistan
United Nations, Oct 21 (IANS) A UN official has urged the international community to use aid as leverage to promote women's rights in Afghanistan, which have further deteriorated following the fall of the country to the Taliban in August.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
TN to organise mega vaccine camp on Saturday for second dose
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu health department will organise sixth mega Covid vaccination drive for the second jab on October 23, Saturday. This, after the poor percentage of the second dose, as the state has till Wednesday administered second dose only to 26 per cent of its population and is lagging behind other South Indian states like Kerala (33 per cent), Karnataka (33 per cent), Andhra Pradesh (36 per cent) and Telangana (28 per cent). It is also behind the national average which is at 29 per cent.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Ahead of HC bail plea, SRK meets Aryan in Arthur Road Jail
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan on Thursday morning went to meet his son Aryan, currently lodged in a barrack with other criminals at the Arthur Road Central Jail (ARCJ) , after his detention and arrest by the NCB in a drugs case.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tahir Raj Bhasin: Working non-stop has never been a problem
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Actor Tahir Raj Bhasin, who has a slew of projects lined up for release such as 'Looop Lapeta', 'Yeh Kaali Kaali Ankhein' and '83', has no problem with working non stop as he calls it a blessing for an artiste.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Setback for Australia as Georgia Wareham ruptures ACL
Hobart, Oct 21 (IANS) The Australia women's cricket team suffered a big blow ahead of the upcoming Ashes series against England and next year's ODI World Cup with star spinner Georgia Wareham rupturing her anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) during a Women's Big Bash League (WBBL) match here.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Indices open in green as value buying, global cues buoy sentiments
Mumbai, Oct 21 (IANS) Value buying along with positive Asian markets and healthy quarterly results buoyed India's key equity indices during early-morning trade session on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
S.Korea prepares to launch 1st homegrown space launch vehicle
Seoul, Oct 21 (IANS) South Korea was on Thursday preparing to launch its first homegrown space launch vehicle in the latest attempt to foster its space program and join the elite global space club.
2021-10-21
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
'US remains consistently open to dialogue with N.Korea'
Seoul/Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) The US remains open to dialogue with North Korea, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said in a briefing.
2021-10-21
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
'My Summer In Seoul': K-Pop-set novel to get TV adaptation
Seoul, Oct 21 (IANS) Author Rachel Van Dyken's forthcoming romance novel set in the competitive world of K-Pop 'My Summer in Seoul' will be adapted as a television series.
2021-10-21
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz
Emily Blunt in talks to join Nolan's 'Oppenheimer'
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Actress Emily Blunt is reportedly in talks to join filmmaker Christopher Nolans's upcoming film 'Oppenheimer'.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Gujarat businessman under UP ATS scanner
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) A Gujarat-based businessman has come under Uttar Pradesh ATS scanner in connection with the funding of the illegal religious conversion racket, allegedly run by Islamic Dawah Centre chief Umar Gautam.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tension after clashes between two groups in UP district
Farrukhabad (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 21 (IANS) Tension prevailed in Sansika village in Farrukhabad district after two persons were injured in a scuffle between two groups during the Dhamma Yatra, police said.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Galaxy Watch4 series gets its first software update
Seoul, Oct 21 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung has started rolling out the first big software update to the Galaxy Watch4 series with some new features on board.
2021-10-21
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
First anti-stalking law takes effect in S.Korea
Seoul, Oct 21 (IANS) A first-ever anti-stalking law took effect in South Korea on Thursday, enabling the punishment of perpetrators with up to three years in prison.
2021-10-21
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Clear weather for Delhi-NCR, minimum temperature may dip to 19 degree C
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Delhi-NCR woke up to a clear Thursday morning with the maximum temperature being pegged at 32 degrees Celsius and minimum at 19 degrees celsius for the day, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD) data.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Australia hits 70% Covid vaccination target
Canberra, Oct 21 (IANS) Australia's Covid-19 vaccine rollout has hit a major milestone, with 70 per cent of the adult population fully inoculated against the virus, Minister of Health Greg Hunt said.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
T20 World Cup: Bangladesh need to beat PNG with an eye on run rate
Al Amerat (Oman), Oct 21 (IANS) Having lost to Scotland in their opening match, Bangladesh's hopes of making it to the Super 12 round depend on putting together a comprehensive show against Papua New Guinea (PNG) at the Oman Cricket Academy Ground on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ruby Rose claims misconduct on 'Batwoman' led to exit
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Former 'Batwoman' star Ruby Rose aired several allegations of wrongdoing on the set of the show, which they say led to their exit in May 2020.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Gal Gadot 'happy' to have Catwoman Zoe Kravitz as female 'comrade'
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) 'Wonder Woman' star Gal Gadot has given a thumbs up to actor Robert Pattinson as the new Batman and ZoA Kravitz as Catwoman.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UP: Man ends life over wife's proximity to woman boss
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) A man ended his life by suicide following a dispute over his wife's proximity with her employer -- a woman social worker who runs an NGO in the state capital.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
White-nose syndrome can decimate little brown bats: Studies
New York, Oct 21 (IANS) Two recent scientific studies under a project led by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) have revealed new insights on where and when bats hibernate across their range, and subsequently predict continued extreme levels of mortality from white-nose syndrome.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Restaurant blast in China kills 1, injures 33
Beijing, Oct 21 (IANS) One person was killed and 33 others were injured in an explosion on Thursday at a restaurant in Shenyang, capital of China's Liaoning province, according to authorities.
2021-10-21
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident
New UP medical colleges named after sages
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) The new medical colleges being opened in Uttar Pradesh will be named after saints and sages.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Promoting Hasaranga was a plan, says Sri Lanka skipper Shanaka after Ireland win
Abu Dhabi, Oct 21 (IANS) With his top-order batsmen failing to fire in their ICC T20 World Cup match Ireland, Sri Lanka skipper Dasun Shanaka had to do something drastic as the islanders had slumped to a disastrous 8 for 3 and were looking like they may struggle to put even 100 on the board.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Greater NOIDA to become hub of multi-modal logistics
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) The region of Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority in Uttar Pradesh's Gautam Buddha Nagar is all set to become a hub of world-class multi-modal logistics.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Madonna has 'almost finished' writing biopic screenplay
Los Angeles, Oct 21 (IANS) Queen of pop Madonna shared the update with a series of selfies and one picture showed her reading a draft of her script for her upcoming biopic, which she has "almost finished" writing.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
WH unveils plan to roll out Covid vax for kids aged 5-11
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) The White House has unveiled a plan to roll out Covid-19 vaccines for children aged from five to 11, pending the jab's approval by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
UP youth held in gun-running racket
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 21 (IANS) A 23-year-old youth has been arrested by UP ATS from Babupurwa in Kanpur on charges of a gun-running racket.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
First blood mismatch kidney transplant in UP's RMLIMS
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) The Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences (RMLIMS) in Lucknow has successfully performed its first ABO incompatible (mismatched blood group) kidney transplant, becoming the second medical education institute in the state capital, after SGPGIMS, to perform such a procedure.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Putin backs plan for paid leaves to curb Covid spread
Moscow, Oct 21 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin said that he supports a proposal to introduce paid non-working days across the country from October 30 to November 7 in an effort to contain the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
US growth slows amid supply chain disruptions, labour shortages, Delta surge
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) US economic growth slowed from mid-August through September, constrained by supply chain disruptions, labour shortages, and a Delta variant-fuelled Covid resurgence, according to a Federal Reserve survey.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Politics
Guterres urges public development banks to 'green the balance sheet'
United Nations, Oct 21 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged public development banks to do more to "green the balance sheet".
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Android app support rolls out to Windows 11 Insiders
San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS) Microsoft has announced the first preview of Android apps on Windows 11. Testers with Intel, AMD, and Qualcomm processors will all be able to try out Android apps on Windows 11.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 241.9 mn
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 241.9 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.92 million and vaccinations soared to over 6.69 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Southwest monsoon likely to withdraw on Oct 26: IMD
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) The southwest monsoon is likely to withdraw on October 26, the same day when the northeast monsoon is likely to commence over southeast peninsular India, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Heatwaves, extreme droughts in 2020 had worst impact on heath: Lancet
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) In 2020, adults over 65 were hit by 3.1 billion more days of heatwave exposure than in the 1986-2005 baseline average and the senior citizens from China, India, the US, Japan, and Indonesia were the most affected, a latest report from the Lancet said on Thursday.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
N.Korea says its SLBM test-launch not targeting US
Seoul, Oct 21 (IANS) North Korea said on Thursday that its recent test-firing of a new submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) was not targeted toward the US, adding there is no need for Washington to "worry" over it.
2021-10-21
Category: International, South Korea,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
963 sites found violating dust control norms: CAQM
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) As many as 963 construction and demolition (C&D) sites in NCR and adjoining areas were found to be non-compliant with various waste management rules and dust mitigation measures stipulated by the Environment Ministry and Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Priyanka meets family of Dalit man who died in police custody
Agra, Oct 21 (IANS) Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra met the family of the man who died in police custody and promised them all help in their fight for justice.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
'Cops who clicked selfies with Priyanka will face action'
Lucknow, Oct 21 (IANS) Lucknow Police Commissioner D.K. Thakur has said that the women constables who posed for selfies with Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, when she was stopped from proceeding towards Agra on Wednesday evening, will face action.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Bengaluru Design District to come up on 150 acre land: K'taka minister
Bengaluru, Oct 21 (IANS) Investors from Gulf Cooperative Council (GCC) countries have evinced keen interest to set up a world class 'Design District' on the Bengaluru city outskirts besides coming here with various investment proposals, said C.N. Ashwath Narayan, Karnataka's Minister of IT, BT and ST.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy,Politics
US approves new booster of Covid vaccines, 'mix and match' dose
Washington, Oct 21 (IANS) The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorised Covid-19 booster doses of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, and approved "mix and match" booster dose for currently available approved Covid-19 vaccines.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
'Germany to strengthen cooperation with Poland against illegal migration'
Berlin, Oct 21 (IANS) In order to prevent rising illegal immigration, the cooperation between Poland and Germany on the border of the two countries should be strengthened and joint patrols should be carried out, German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer has said.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Germany,Politics
UK records nearly 50,000 new coronavirus cases
London, Oct 21 (IANS) Another 49,139 people in the UK have tested positive for Covid-19, marking the largest daily rise since lockdown rules ended in the country three months ago, according to official figures released Wednesday.
2021-10-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Three arrested for raising pro-Pakistan slogans during procession in Noida
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Three persons were arrested on Wednesday for allegedly raising 'pro-Pakistan' slogans during a religious procession taken out in Noida.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Women outnumber men in bypolls to 3 Meghalaya Assembly seats
Shillong, Oct 21 (IANS) Known as a matrilineal society, women voters in Meghalaya outnumber their male counterparts in the October 30 by-elections to three Assembly seats in the state.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
TDP leader arrested for abuses against Andhra CM
Vijayawada, Oct 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh police on Wednesday night arrested Telugu Desam Party (TDP) spokesman K. Pattabhi Ram for allegedly using abusive words against Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
AIADMK filed police case against Sasikala for misusing party flag: Palaniswami
Chennai, Oct 21 (IANS) AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami said that the party has filed a police case against former interim General Secretary V.K. Sasikala for misusing the party flag.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Science in mother language to every district: SCoPE's plan ahead
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) Apart from science clubs, popular science books, science through newspapers and science outreach through social media for science popularisation, Vigyan Prasar now plans to reach every district with field level activities.
2021-10-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Now, Mukesh Sahani takes on Tejashwi over 'fishing' episode
Patna, Oct 21 (IANS) The "fishing" episode of RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav continue to stay in the headlines ahead of the October 30 bypolls to Kusheshwar Asthan and Tarapur Assembly seats with members of the ruling dispensation slamming him for his "hypocrisy".
2021-10-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: I'm just happy to be able to contribute to the team today, says Wiese
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) Namibia all-rounder David Wiese said he was happy to contribute to his side's come-from-behind win over the Netherlands at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium on Wednesday. He added that he wanted to prove his worth and have a good impression in his first tournament with Namibia.
2021-10-21
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Govt to release song to celebrate 100cr vaccination mark
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) As India is set to achieve the target of 100 crore vaccination dose, the Health Ministry has planned several events to mark the occasion. The milestone is expected to be achieved on Thursday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Delhi Police rescue three mionrs abducted in separate incidents
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Delhi Police have rescued three minors who were kidnapped by miscreants in three separate incidents, an official said here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Couple, 8-year-old son killed in Karnataka accident
Vijayapura, (Karnataka), Oct 20 (IANS) Four people, including a couple and their son, were killed in a road accident in Karnataka's Vijayapura district on Wednesday, police said.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jitendra Singh reviews progress of special drive to dispose pendency
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievancess, and Pensions Dr Jitendra Singh on Wednesday reviewed the progress of a special campaign launched on October 2 for disposal of pendency in nine Ministries and Departments under his charge.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
2% mitigation cost for infra projects in protected areas done away with
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) More than a month after imposing 2 per cent mitigation cost for infrastructure projects passing though national parks, sanctuaries, tiger reserves etc., the National Board for Wildlife (NBWL) has decided to completely do away with any such cost.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
2 youths held for defacing govt hoarding in Assamese
Silchar (Assam), Oct 20 (IANS) Two youths were arrested in Cachar district in Bengali-dominated southern Assam for allegedly defacing a government hoarding in Assamese, police said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Two proclaimed offenders held in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Delhi Police has arrested two proclaimed offenders in two separate incidents, an official said on Wednesday, adding one of the individuals has been involved in 141 criminal cases.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
T20 World Cup: Hasaranga, Nissanka and bowlers secure dominant win for Sri Lanka
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) A wonderful counter-attack by Wanindu Hasaranga (71 off 47 balls) and Pethum Nissanka (61 off 47 balls) followed by a clinical bowling performance propelled Sri Lanka to secure a dominant 70-run win over Ireland in in a Group A match of Round 1 in the ICC men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
ISA can enable energy access to 800 mn people worldwide: India
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Stating that solving the problem of energy access is very important, India on Wednesday said that the International Solar Alliance (ISA) can enable energy access for 800 million people, who lack energy access, worldwide.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Environment/Wildlife
IIT Guwahati to start course to produce data scientists
Guwahati, Oct 20 (IANS) The IIT Guwahati would launch a Bachelor's course in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence to open up several career options like data engineering, data analytics, data architecture, among others, officials said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Assam,National,Education,Technology
Granting quota in promotion to SCs/STs won't hamper efficiency: Centre to SC
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Central government has told the Supreme Court that granting reservation in promotion to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe employees would not adversely affect the efficiency of the administration.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Connaught Place should be no-hawking zone: Delhi HC
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Coming down heavily on the lackadaisical attitude of Delhi Police and the New Delhi Municipal Corporation (NDMC) in removing illegal encroachments by street vendors in Connaught Place, the Delhi High Court has sought status reports about the steps they have taken in the issue.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Goa Police lathi-charge Youth Congress workers protesting poker tourney
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) The police in Goa lathi-charged Youth Congress workers staging a 'mashal yatra' to protest against an ongoing poker tournament, which is being held at an offshore casino in the coastal state.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Chandrababu urges President, PM to impose President's rule in Andhra
Amaravati, Oct 20 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president and Leader of Opposition in Andhra Pradesh Assembly N. Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday wrote to President, Prime Minister and Union Home Minister seeking President's rule in the state citing what he called breakdown of constitutional machinery in the state.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Rajasthan to hold investors' summit on January 24-25
Jaipur, Oct 20 (IANS) The 'Invest Rajasthan-2022' summit will be held on January 24-25 next year at the Jaipur Exhibition and Convention Centre (JECC).
2021-10-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,Business/Economy
Karnataka swimmer Ridhima sets pool ablaze; breaks 7-year record of Olympian Maana Patel
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Karnataka's Ridhima Veerendrakumar came up with a sensational swim in the 100m backstroke for group II girls to add another gold medal to the hosts' kitty and her time of 1:04.87 also broke the national record of 1:05.30 seconds created in 2014 by Olympian Maana Patel of Gujarat on day two of the 37th Sub Junior and 47th Junior National Aquatic Championships, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Insurance scheme for health care workers extended for 180 days
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Central government on Wednesday extended the 'Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package: Insurance Scheme for Health Care Workers Fighting Covid-19' for a period of further 180 days. The current period of the insurance policy is ending on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Denmark Open 2021: Saina bows out, Lakshya advances to next round
Odense, Oct 20 (IANS) Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal crashed out of the Denmark Open 2021 after losing to Aya Ohori of Japan in the opening round of the women's singles event, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Badminton
Thrashed by teacher, Class 7 student dies in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Oct 20 (IANS) A seventh standard student died after allegedly being thrashed by a private school teacher at Kolasar village in Rajasthan's Churu district on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Four held for allegedly raping minor Dalit girl in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) Four youths, including the victim's boyfriend, were taken into custody for an allegedly raping a 17-year-old Dalit girl in Kerala's Kozhikode, police said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Teacher arrested in Dhaka for spreading hatred on social media
Dhaka, Oct 20 (IANS) The Rapid Action Battalion (RAB), the elite anti-crime and anti-terrorism unit of the Bangladesh Police, has arrested Ruma Sarkar, an assistant professor at the Begum Badrunnesa Government Girls' College in Dhaka, on charges of spreading a provocative and false video on Facebook.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Inclusive govt essential to sustainable peace in Afghanistan'
Moscow, Oct 20 (IANS) Forming an inclusive government that reflects the interests of all ethnic groups and political forces is necessary to achieve a sustainable peace in Afghanistan, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Russian Federation,Diplomacy,Politics
Chandrababu's son Nara Lokesh booked for 'attempt to murder'
Amaravati, Oct 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Police on Wednesday lodged an attempt to murder case against Telugu Desam Party (TDP) General Secretary Nara Lokesh and four other TDP leaders.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Taliban behead a member of Afghan women's volleyball team
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Mahjubin Hakimi, a member of the Afghan women's national volleyball team who played in the youth age group, was beheaded by the Taliban in Kabul.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Win against Itsuki Hirata can put an Indian woman on global MMA stage: Ritu Phogat
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Wrestler-turned-Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Ritu Phogat on Wednesday said that win against Japanese judoka - Itsuki Hirata at the ONE Women's Atomweight World Grand Prix semi-finals is important because it can place an Indian woman on the global MMA stage.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Weather condition worsens in North Bengal
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Incessant rains followed by landslides leading to closure of several roads and the toy train in Darjeeling have left many tourists who went to the region during Durga Puja vacation stranded.
2021-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
'Lockdown impact was more severe in urban areas during 1st Covid wave'
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) During the first wave of the pandemic, the impact of the lockdown was more severe in urban than in rural areas, said a Unicef study here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Vodafone Idea lost subscribers in August; Jio, Airtel gained: TRAI
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Telecom operator Vodafone Idea lost over 8.33 lakh subscribers on a sequential basis in August, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) data showed on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
YSR's daughter Sharmila launches padyatra in Telangana
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) YSR Telangana Party (YSRTP) leader Y.S. Sharmila on Wednesday launched her 'padyatra' to end what she called "misrule" of Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and to bring back welfare rule of her late father and former (undivided) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
India issues revised travel advisory, negative RT-PCR Report must
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India on Wednesday issued a revised travel advisory for international visitors, making a negative RT-PCR test report must for all.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Rolls-Royce keen to partner with Indian Navy for its 'Fleet of the Future'
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) As part of the UKs upcoming Carrier Strike Group tour, Rolls-Royce is all set to showcase to Indian Navy customers its capabilities to design, build and deliver customised power and propulsion solutions for Indias naval modernisation requirements.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Defence/Security
Kerala sees Covid cases rise again, tally goes up to 11,150
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) Kerala on Wednesday recorded a rise in new Covid cases, at 11,150, after 94,151 samples were tested in the past 24 hours and the test positivity rate also went up to touch 11.84 per cent, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
T20 World Cup: Hasaranga, Nissanka put Sri Lanka on top after Ireland's triple strikes
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) Wanindu Hasaranga (71 off 47 balls) and Pethum Nissanka (61 off 47 balls) staged a wonderful counter-attack to take Sri Lanka to 171/7 in 20 overs against Ireland in a Group A match of Round 1 in the ICC men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Annual pollution concentration in Delhi needs to be reduced by 58%: CSE
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Annual concentration of pollution in Delhi still needs to be reduced by 58 per cent to meet the cleanliness standard, Anumita Roychowdhury, Executive Director (Research and Advocacy) at the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Raj-Maha drug racket busted, woman held with heroin in Mumbai
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Busting a major drug racket between Rajasthan and Maharashtra, the Mumbai Police's Anti-Narcotics Cell has arrested a woman with 7.20 kg heroin, valued at over Rs 21.6 crore in the international markets, an official said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala announce new awards on line of Padma awards
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said that the state will institute awards on the lines of the Padma awards.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Hockey India Sr Women Nationals: 28 teams to compete for trophy
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) A total of 28 teams will fight it out to lift the trophy at the 11th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2021, which starts from Thursday in Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Women killed in third leopard attack in MP's Seoni since Sep
Bhopal, Oct 20 (IANS) A 50-year-old woman was mauled to death by a leopard in Madhya Pradesh's Seoni district, a forest official said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
US doctors perform first-ever pig kidney transplant in human patient
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) In a first, doctors at NYU Langone Health in New York temporarily transplanted a pig's kidney onto a human, a 'significant step' toward animal-to-human organ transplants, the media reported.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Goa completes 72% coverage of second Covid jab: CM
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Goa has completed nearly 72 per cent coverage of the second Covid vaccination dose, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Forest Essentials marks its first international launch in the UK
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) One of Indi's leading luxurious Ayurveda skincare brands, Forest Essentials, announces its international foray with the London based Lookfantastic.com, Euroe's premium online beauty retailer. The partnership enables the brand to take significant strides towards its expansion globally starting with the launch in the United Kingdom.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Demonetisation shock: Visually impaired person learns life savings worthless
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Chinnakannu, a visually challenged destitute survives on alms from the people of Chinnagoundanar village in Pavakkai panchayat of Krishnagiri district of Tamil Nadu.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society
Toll free UPSC helpline number for reserved categories candidates
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) With an aim to assist the candidates belonging to the Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Other Backward Classes (OBC), Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) and Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PWBD), the Union Public Service Commission on Wednesday opened a toll free helpline number.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
SC agrees to examine if outgoing CBI chief can be given extension
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to examine a plea seeking extension of the CBI Director's tenure in emergency situations, in the absence of finalisation of the name of the successor, rather than appointing an interim Director.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Portal to monitor activities of Bengal panchayat department
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) To iron out corruption at the village level, the state panchayat department has decided to develop an online system where all the projects at the village level will be uploaded giving an access to departmental authorities so that they can have an idea about the developments going on at the village level.
2021-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
PM interacts with CEOs, experts of global oil and gas sector
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday interacted with CEOs and experts of global oil and gas sector.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Trouble between Malayalam actor Alencier and director Venu blows over
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) The much-reported trouble between Malayalam actor Alencier Ley Lopez and multi-award-winning cinematographer and director Venu appears to have blown over, following an apology from the actor.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
T20 World Cup: Wiese's fifty leads Namibia to first win of tournament (Ld)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) All-rounder David Wiese's unbeaten fifty (66 not out off 40 balls) led Namibia to a comprehensive six-wicket win over Netherlands in the 7th match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
In soup over labour abuses in Africa, Beijing attacks US for funding anti-China stories (Opinion)
Engaged in a bitter slugfest with the US on economic, technological and strategic fronts, China is taking its fight with the US in the third country, especially Zimbabwe where the alleged expose by the African country's largest daily newspaper 'The Herald' is being used by Beijing to badger the US left, right and centre.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Opinion/Commentary
Energy prices must be predictable, dependable, stable: India tells oil producers
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India has told major oil producing nations, in no uncertain terms, that high prevailing oil prices were unsustainable and lowering of energy prices was the only option to speed up post-pandemic recovery.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SC junks bail plea of ex-Amrapali director Shiv Priya
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday junked the bail plea, on medical grounds, of Amrapali Group's erstwhile Director Shiv Priya, who has been in jail for more than two years for cheating thousands of home buyers.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Cautious about Covid spread in Goa during IFFI by foreign delegates'
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) The organisers of the country's biggest government-organised film festival, the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) are concerned about Covid-19 infections being spread in the state through foreign delegates.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
India look forward to be in top five medal winners in 2022 Int'l events: IOA
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Expecting a great show by national athletes, Indian Olympic Association (IOA) secretary general Rajeev Mehta on Wednesday said that the country looks forward to be in the top five medal winning nations in the upcoming international events in 2022.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
'Chashma' a new entrant in by-polls campaign in MP
Bhopal, Oct 20 (IANS) With just a few days left for the by-polls in three assembly constituencies and one Lok Sabha seat in Madhya Pradesh, leaders from both national political parties -- the BJP and the Congress -- are letting go of no opportunity to take a swipe at each other.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
SpiceJet to commence flight operations to Kushinagar from Nov 26
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) SpiceJet will commence flight operations to the just-inagurated Kushinagar airport in Uttar Pradesh from November 26. The airport was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Chandrababu Naidu to sit on 36-hour protest against attacks
Amaravati, Oct 20 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) president and former Andhra Pradesh chief minister N. Chandrababu Naidu will sit on a 36-hour long protest from Thursday at party's central office at Mangalagiri, which was attacked on Tuesday allegedly by the supporters of the ruling YSR Congress Party (YSRCP).
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
NDRF evacuates over 1,300 people in Uttarakhand, 17 teams deployed
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) said on Wednesday that over 1,300 stranded people have been evacuated so far from Udham Singh Nagar and Nainital districts in Uttarakhand, and the force has distributed relief materials in the flood-affected areas of the state.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Terrorists involved in killing of migrant labourers gunned down
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) Two Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists involved in the killing of two migrant workers were killed in an encounter between the terrorists and security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district on Wednesday, officials said.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
RBI imposes monetary penalties on two payment system operators
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India has imposed monetary penalties on two payment system operators -- Paytm Payments Bank Ltd (PPBL) and Western Union Financial Services Inc (WUFSI) -- as deficiencies were found in regulatory compliance.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Joint parliamentary panel on data protection bill meets under new Chairman
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Joint Parliamentary Committee on the data protection bill met on Wednesday to deliberate on the legislation.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
'Dybbuk: The Curse is Real' is not for the weak-hearted
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Amazon Prime Video has released a riveting trailer of the highly anticipated horror thriller 'Dybbuk: The Curse is Real', starring Emraan Hashmi.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Punjab Congress MLA assaults man for asking about constituency work
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) In an apparent embarrassment for the ruling Congress in Punjab, its legislator Joginder Pal and his security men allegedly assaulted a youth who questioned him about the work done in the constituency in nearly five years.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Amid border dispute with China, Army makes integrated defence locations along LAC
Tawang (Arunachal Pradesh), Oct 20 (IANS) The Indian Army has made integrated defence locations along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in Arunachal Pradesh as the Chinese People's Liberation Army has enhanced military exercises across it.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Delhi LG Anil Baijal transfers 7 IAS officers
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Anil Baijal, on Wednesday transferred seven IAS officers. Accordingly, Swati Sharma has been given the additional charge of Health Secretary in Delhi government, while Education Director Udit Prakash Rai has been named the new CEO of Delhi Jal Board (DJB).
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Samsung unveils special edition of Galaxy Z Flip3, Watch4, Buds2
Seoul, Oct 20 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung on Wednesday unveiled the Galaxy Z Flip3 Bespoke Edition along with the special editions of Galaxy Watch4 and the Galaxy Buds2 for global consumers.
2021-10-20
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Security agencies probing larger conspiracy in Kashmir killings including Pak role
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The security agencies probing the recent civilian killings in Kashmir have also been looking at the possible involvement of Pakistan's nefarious Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI), the sources in the intelligence grid said here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Advocate's murder: Bar Council asks UP lawyers to withdraw strike
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Bar Council of India (BCI) on Wednesday directed the Bar Council of Uttar Pradesh to withdraw their strike in protest against the killing of an advocate inside the premises of the Shahjahanpur civil court on Monday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kerala floods: 42 dead, six still missing
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) The heavy rains which hit Kerala last week and the consequent floods have left 42 people dead and six people are missing, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Bengal by-polls: 80 companies of central forces to be deployed
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has decided to deploy 80 companies of central forces for the forthcoming by election in four assembly constituencies in West Bengal scheduled to be held on October 30.
2021-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: India thrash Australia by 9 wickets in warm-up game
Dubai, Oct 20 (IANS) Team India produced a clinical performance with both bat and ball as they thrashed Australia by 9 wickets in their second warm-up game, ahead of the Super 12 stage of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Three held after woman stabbed 7 times in Delhi's Dwarka (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Three people have been arrested in connection with a murder case in which a woman was stabbed to death on Matiala Road in Delhi's Dwarka area, an official said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US FCC hawk wants Chinese drone firm DJI on covered list for being 'Huawei on Wings'
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) US FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr has warned that Chinese drone maker DJI "is collecting vast troves of sensitive data on Americans and US critical infrastructure, potentially operating as Huawei on wings".
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology,Politics
Delhi reports 25 new Covid cases; no death
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The national capital on Wednesday reported 25 new Covid-19 cases, taking the overall caseload to 14,39,466, the Delhi Health Department said.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Assam seeks Rs 1,088 cr from Centre to repair damages caused by floods
Guwahati, Oct 20 (IANS) The Assam government has demanded Rs 1,088.19 crore from the Centre for repair and restoration of various infrastructure damaged by the monsoon floods, officials said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Gold donations pour in for Telangana's Yadadri temple
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Gold donations continued to pour in for Telangana's Yadadri temple as infrastructure major Megha Engineering and Infrastructures Ltd (MEIL) on Wednesday announced donation of six kg of gold.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
NASA selects telescope to study Milky Way evolution
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) NASA has selected a new space telescope proposal that will study the recent history of star birth, star death, and the formation of chemical elements in the Milky Way.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
T20 World Cup: Mommsen reckons powerplay will be the key for Scotland against Oman
Al Amerat, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Scotland captain Preston Mommsen reckons that powerplay will be the key for Scotland ahead of their final match in Round 1 against Oman in the ICC men's T20 World Cup. In the Group A standings, Scotland sit on top of the table with four points and need to win against Oman on Thursday to confirm their progress to the Super 12 stage of the tournament.
2021-10-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Court raps employees for non-compliance of order citing 'staff shortage'
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) A court here has pulled up its staff for non-compliance of a previous court order citing 'staff shortage', terming the explanation of the staffers as 'unacceptable.'
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Iran urges UN action against Israeli threats to n-programme
Tehran, Oct 20 (IANS) Iranian Ambassador to the UN Majid Takht Ravanchi has called for an action by the UN Security Council (UNSC) to tackle rising Israeli threats to Tehran's nuclear programme.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics
'Bottleneck affecting investigation': CBI to SC on states withdrawing consent for probe
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The CBI has told the Supreme Court that various state governments' decision to withdraw general consent for a CBI probe is proving detrimental not only for the investigation, but also for prosecution of cases.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Russian fighters escort US bombers above Black Sea
Moscow, Oct 20 (IANS) Russian fighter jets on Wednesday escorted two US strategic bombers over the neutral waters of the Black Sea, said the Russian Defence Ministry.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Russian Federation,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
T20 World Cup: Ireland win toss, elect to bowl first against Sri Lanka
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie won the toss and elected to bat first against Sri Lanka in a Group A match of Round 1 in the ICC men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday. Craig Young replaces Ben White in Ireland's playing eleven while Sri Lanka are unchanged from their seven-wicket win against Namibia on Monday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Imran targets Pak Army Chief Bajwa citing Madina Riyasat template
New Delhi, Oct 20: It has been two weeks but Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan has yet to choose one out of the three names for the post of the chief of the Inter State Intelligence (ISI) which is the main reason for the faceoff between him and the army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa. Despite the claims by Khans ministers that "matter" is sorted out with Bajwa, Khan has been taking digs, which is highly unusual, at the military establishment from every possible public platform.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Power crisis: Govt looks to revise coal stocking norms for thermal plants
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) In a bid to avert power crisis being triggered in the country due to fuel shortages in the months following monsoon rains, the government proposes revise the coal stocking norms for thermal power plants, based on regular shift stock limits, depending on the actual fuel requirement during a particular period.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Amarinder's exit will not affect the party: Congress
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Congress leaders on Wednesday said the exit of senior party leader and former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh -- who announced forming a new party -- will not affect the prospects of the Congress.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
46 dead, 11 reported missing in U'khand flash floods, landslides
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) As many as forty six persons have reportedly died and 11 are reported missing in the heavy rains leading to flash floods and landslides in several parts of Uttarakhand.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
T20 World Cup: Wiese's fifty powers Namibia to 6-wicket win over Netherlands
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) David Wiese's unbeaten fifty (66 not out off 40 balls) powered Namibia to a six-wicket win over Netherlands in the 7th match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
India doesn't need Covid booster dose immediately: Experts
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) As India is set to reach the milestone of vaccinating 100 crore people, the country is currently focused on providing both the doses to all of its adult population and the need for a third or a booster dose does not appear to be an "immediate" one, health experts said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Sri Lanka to amend laws to ban cattle slaughter
Colombo, Oct 20 (IANS) Sri Lanka's Cabinet of Ministers has approved to amend the existing laws to ban cattle slaughter in the island nation in a bid to increase local agriculture and dairy production.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Muslim husband cannot escape maintenance, rules K'taka High Court
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) In a major decision, the Karnataka High Court has held that though marriage is a contract in Islam and not a sacrament, the husband cannot get away from his responsibilities of giving maintenance to his former wife.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
SL delegation of over 100 joins inaugural int'l flight to Kushinagar
Colombo, Oct 20 (IANS) Inaugural flights to historically and religiously important town of Kushinagar in India's Uttar Pradesh state will be landed from Colombo carrying state and religious delegation from Sri Lanka, the Indian High Commission in Colombo stated.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Gujarat govt announces Rs 546 cr package for rain-hit farmers
Gandhinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) The Gujarat government on Wednesday announced an over Rs 500 crore relief package for the farmers affected by heavy rain in the four districts of Saurashtra, who suffered crop loss. Compensation of Rs 13,000 per hectare would be paid to each of them for a maximum of two hectares. The government is also in the process of surveying other crop loss- affected areas of the state.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Tiger MDT 23 kept in kraal at Mysore Zoo rescue centre, health improving
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Tiger MDT 23, which was captured after a 22-day search in the forests of Gudalur and Masinagudi in Tamil Nadu's Nilgiris district, was on Wednesday put in day kraal at Mysore Zoo rescue centre, officials said.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
India on the cusp of a virtuous cycle: Morgan Stanley
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) A virtuous cycle, supported by strong capex and productivity, is taking off in India, a Morgan Stanley research report said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sumedh Mudgalkar sheds divine light on playing 'Lord Vishnu'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Sumedh Mudgalkar, who is seen portraying 'Lord Vishnu' in 'Haathi Ghoda Paalki Jai Kanhaiya Laal Ki', shares about the challenges he faced while bringing the character on screen.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
A village in Odisha bans alcohol after incident of sexual harassment
Nuapada (Odisha), Oct 20 (IANS/ 101Reporters) In mid-September this year, a group of women from Dharambandha village ? situated in the Sadar block of Odisha's Nuapada district ? went for a bath in the village canal. Nearby, a shop was serving and selling liquor to some men. Soon, under the influence of alcohol, these men proceeded to molest the women. When the women protested, the drunkards started abusing them.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Orissa,National,Human Interest/Society
Russia's Pacific Fleet comes calling at Colombo Port as China influence wanes
New Delhi, Oct 20: The Russian Navy has sent one warship and two submarines, which are part of its Pacific Fleet, to Sri Lanka. These include vessels--Corvette Gremyashchiy and submarines B? 603 and B?274.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Pawan Kalyan to wrap up film shoots to concentrate on politics
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Telugu 'Power Star' Pawan Kalyan, who is one of the most-loved actors from Tollywood is currently shooting for multiple movies. But the actor-turned-politician who is juggling between movies and politics seems to be keen on making his political party stronger and more efficient.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Sukriti, Prakriti Kakkar light up iconic Times Square billboard!
New York, Oct 20 (IANS) Singing sisters Sukriti Kakkar and Prakriti Kakkar have rendered absolute magic to many melodies turning them into dreamy affairs with their ethereal voices. And now, the twins have made it to the famed New York Times Square billboard. The appearance comes as a part of an initiative that supports equity for women in music on the global canvas.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Australia spinner Lyon suffers mild concussion in intra-squad match
Sydney, Oct 20 (IANS) Australia off-spinner Nathan Lyon has suffered a mild concussion while fielding, leading to his withdrawal from an intra-squad match of his state team New South Wales (NSW) in Sydney on Tuesday, said Cricket NSW on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
'People of Afghanistan will confront economic, security challenges'
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) US outgoing special envoy for Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad has warned that the end of the war is not the final chapter as the people of Afghanistan will confront economic and security challenges, Khaama Press reported.
2021-10-20
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Simranjit, Pooja among top names as Women's National Boxing Championships to kick start in Hisar
Hisar, Oct 20 (IANS) 2018 World Championships bronze medallist Simranjit Kaur and reigning Asian champion Pooja Rani are among the top boxers to fight it out for the title as the 5th elite Women's National Boxing Championships will begin here on Thursday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
Delhi Police issues notice to Rajasthan CM's OSD
Jaipur, Oct 20 (IANS) The Officer on Special Duty (OSD) to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has been issued a notice by the Delhi Police Crime Branch asking him to appear in Delhi in the infamous phone tapping case.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
High valuations, inflationary concerns subdue market (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) High valuations coupled with inflationary concerns and mixed global cues pulled India's key equity indices into the red on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Suriya-starrer 'Jai Bhim' theatrical trailer out on Oct 22
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Suriya Siva Kumar is all set to allure the audience with his upcoming courtroom drama 'Jai Bhim'. With an intense plot and engrossing narrative, the makers are all set to portray Suriya as advocate Chandru in the movie.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
B'desh receives new batch of China-aided Covid vaccines
Dhaka, Oct 20 (IANS) Bangladesh has received another batch of China-aided Sinovac Covid-19 vaccines to boost the Asian country's vaccination drive.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine
Gauahar Khan on playing 'fake mother' in '14 Phere'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actress Gauahar Khan who played 'Zubina' in the social comedy drama '14 Phere' opens up on playing diverse roles in the film.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Telangana to form special cell to curb drug menace
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Telangana will have a special cell headed by an official of Director-General rank to curb the increasing drug menace in the state.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Punjab sets up SIT to probe Singhu border murder
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Punjab's Director General of Police Iqbal Preet Singh Sahota, on the direction of Deputy Chief Minister Sukhjinder Randhawa, on Wednesday set up a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the allegations of sister of Lakhbir Singh, who was murdered by Nihang Sikhs on the Singhu border.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Anshuman Jha training under 'Avengers' trainer Tsahi Shemesh
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Bollywood actor Anshuman Jha who is gearing up for his next action film 'Lakadbaggha' is training with Tsahi Shemesh. Tsahi has also trained the lead cast of the Marvel franchise 'Falcon and the Winter Soldier'.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
No bail for Aryan Khan, 2 others, to move Bombay HC on Thursday (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) In a massive jolt to Aryan Khan, a special NDPS court in Mumbai on Wednesday rejected the bail plea of the son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan in the case related to the raid on a rave party aboard a cruise ship on October 2.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Karan Kundrra gets a heartwarming note from his sister
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Karan Kundrra seems to be having the time of his life. The actor is currently on a roll as he has emerged as one of the most favourite contestants on 'Bigg Boss 15'. He has made his place in the hearts of the audience since his arrival in the 'Bigg Boss' house.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Bengal govt earns record revenue from liquor sales during Durga Puja
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) The West Bengal government earned a record revenue of Rs 550 crore from the sale of liquor during the recently concluded Durga Puja in the state.
2021-10-20
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Potholes in Bengaluru: FIRs against officers for negligence
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) The Bengaluru traffic police are initiating proactive measures to ensure smooth flow of traffic and avoid accidents due to potholes in the city. These include filing FIRs against officers of civic agencies for negligence.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Modi to inaugurate Vishram Sadan at NCI in AIIMS' Jhajjar campus
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday will virtually inaugurate the Infosys Foundation Vishram Sadan at National Cancer Institute (NCI) in the Jhajjar campus of AIIMS-Delhi, officials said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Netflix now has 214 mn paid users globally
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) After facing Covid-induced production delays last year, Netflix is seeing positive results as the world reopens. According to the streaming giant, it added 4.4 million paid users in the third quarter (Q3) to end it with 214 million paid memberships.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Golfer Pranavi takes one-shot lead over Amandeep in 11th leg of WPGT
Panchkula, Oct 20 (IANS) Pranavi Urs, who has tasted success twice as an amateur and then two more times as a professional on the Hero Women's Pro Golf Tour, showed that she is fast recovering from the injury that set her back earlier on. She took the first-round lead in the 11th leg of the Hero WPGT at the Panchkula Golf Club with a card of 3-under 69 that gave her a one-shot lead over Amandeep Drall.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Golf
Priyanka Gandhi allowed to go to Agra
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has finally been granted permission to go to Agra after being detained for nearly two hours in Lucknow.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UK watchdog fines Facebook $70 mn over enforcement order breach
London/New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) As Facebook gets prepared to rebrand itself for the 'Metaverse' future, the UK anti-trust regulator on Wednesday fined the social network nearly $70 million for deliberately withholding information related to ongoing antitrust probe of its acquisition of popular GIF search engine Giphy.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Harish Rawat meets Rahul Gandhi, wants to quit as Punjab Cong in-charge
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Former Uttarakhand Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Harish Rawat on Wednesday met former Congress President Rahul Gandhi in a move to resign from the post of Punjab Congress in-charge.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India to see salary hike at 9.3% in 2022: Report
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) After a pandemic-induced lull, pay rises are making a comeback. With India projected a salary increase of 9.3 per cent next year, the country is set to be the highest payer in Asia Pacific, according to a report.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
These tournaments are a real source of motivation: Bala Devi on AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) India women's football team striker Bala Devi believes that tournaments like the AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 are real sources of motivation. She added that tournaments like this are a stepping stone for young players to progress in the game. The AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022 will be played across Navi Mumbai, Mumbai and Pune from January 20 to February 6.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Indigenous knowledge from Guj farmer used for treating mastitis
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Utilising the indigenous knowledge system shared by a farmer from Gujarat, a poly-herbal and cost-effective medicine has been developed to treat mastitis, an infectious disease of dairy cattle.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
PGIMER conducts 58 abstracts pertaining to Covid research
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) Fifty-eight abstracts pertaining to research in Covid-19 were conducted in the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
T20 World Cup: O'Dowd's fifty takes Netherlands to 165 against Namibia
Abu Dhabi, Oct 20 (IANS) Opener Max O'Dowd's second half-century of the tournament helped Netherlands post 164/4 against Namibia in the 7th match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Sheikh Zayed Stadium, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan, India need a cricketing bond: PCB Chairman Ramiz Raja
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ramiz Raja has emphasised the need for the revival of sporting ties between archrivals India and Pakistan, who have been fighting it out against each other at their borders and the sporting arena.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Samsung is our most important partner on Android: Pichai
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Acknowledging the role of South Korean tech giant Samsung in the recently launched Pixel 6 series, Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai said that they are the company's most important partner on Android.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Get the festive glow
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) Steeped in the gentle goodness of Kashmiri Saffron, over the years Kama Ayurveda's Kumkumadi formulations have come to be an irreplaceable part of skincare rituals among Ayurveda and wellness-enthusiasts across India.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Where are Indians travelling to this festive season?
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) Over the past year and a half, travellers have collectively missed milestones, moments together, including occasions and festive travel. With the upcoming festive holidays, lockdown restrictions gradually easing in different parts of the country and activities slowly beginning to normalize, travellers are looking forward to their next trip home to visit and celebrate with friends and family or taking some leisurely time off after being indoors for so long. Booking.com, the digital travel leader connecting travellers with the widest choice of unique places to stay, today shared key booking trends for India this festive season.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Custodial death of 'safai karmachari' in Agra leads to political row
Agra, Oct 20 (IANS) The custodial death of a safai karmachari (sanitation worker) from the Valmiki community, accused of robbing Rs 25 lakh from the 'Maal Khana' (strongroom) of the Jagdishpura police station in Agra district of Uttar Pradesh, has created a huge political controversy on Valmiki Jayanti on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Why Facebook aims to rebrand itself as Metaverse network
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Social media giant Facebook is planning to rebrand the company with a new name that focuses on the metaverse -- a term that many of us have little idea about.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
UK, Israel seeing rise in Delta plus Covid variant
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The UK and Israel are witnessing a surge in Covid-19 infections due to a new descendant of the Delta variant AY.4.2, also called the "Delta Plus" variant.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
'Nature of allegations very serious': SC junks bail plea by alleged ISIS sympathiser
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday junked a bail plea by a man, arrested for allegedly collecting funds and recruiting people for international terror organisation ISIS.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Simbhu's high-paced Mumbai shoot schedule for 'Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu'
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Tamil actor Silambarasan, also known as 'Simbhu', is in form, as he shoots for his upcoming movie in Mumbai as the third shoot schedule of the most-anticipated movie 'Vendhu Thanindhathu Kaadu' has begun.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Former German troops arrested over alleged terror plot
Berlin, Oct 20 (IANS) Two former German soldiers have been arrested on suspicion of trying to form a terrorist mercenary force to fight in Yemen's civil war, officials said.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Germany,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Madhuri Dixit shares quirky dance reel that many women will relate with
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Madhuri Dixit Nene is easily India's one of the biggest and most loved actresses. Be it the iconic track 'Ek Do Teen' from 'Tezaab' where she revolutionised dance in Bollywood or her work in films like 'Anjaam', 'Koyla', 'Dil To Pagal Hai' and 'Pukar', the actress has always enthralled the audience and has enjoyed their undivided attention.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Putin not to attend COP26 climate summit
Moscow, Oct 20 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin will not attend the COP26 climate summit at Glasgow in Scotland, the Kremlin said on Wednesday.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Russian Federation,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Samantha Ruth Prabhu files defamation cases against YouTube channels
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Samantha Ruth Prabhu, who recently announced her separation from Akkineni Naga Chaitanya, stood up for herself in these tough situations. She has now filed defamation cases against some YouTube channels for streaming malignant content about her.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Amar Upadhyay shares interesting anecdote from days of 'Dekh Bhai Dekh'
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Actor Amar Upadhyay, was recently seen as 'Virendra Pratap Singh', in the daily soap 'Molkki'. The actor who started his career as 'Sahil' in the cult and classic show 'Dekh Bhai Dekh' back in 1996 shared a very interesting anecdote of working with Jaya Bachchan who was also producer of the show.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Pass law reserving 80 per cent jobs to locals: PMK to TN govt
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) Citing the ruling DMK's poll manifesto, PMK founder S. Ramadoss on Wednesday urged the Tamil Nadu government to enact a law reserving jobs in both government and private sector for locals.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Why is listening to your gut important?
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) In 400 B.C, Hippocrates has been quoted saying "death sits in the bowels" and "bad digestion is the root of all evil" showing that the significance of the intestines in human health has been long recognized. In the past, most research on the impact of bacteria in the intestinal environment has focused on gastrointestinal pathogens and the way they cause disease. But in recent times there has been a considerable increase in the study of the positive effects of human microbes on health and wellness.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
5 hair-care kits to help prevent hair fall post-Covid
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) As temperatures change, common issues like hair fall only get accelerated with oily scalps and dry ends. This can lead to hair thinning or bald patches depending upon various reasons.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Juna Akhara to work for conservation of Yamuna
Prayagraj, Oct 20 (IANS) The Panchdasnaam Juna Akhara, one of the 13 ancient recognised Hindu monastic orders in the country, is all set to launch an initiative for the conservation of Yamuna river.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Religion
Australia pacer Pattinson retires from international cricket
Melbourne, Oct 20 (IANS) Australia pacer James Pattinson has announced his retirement from international cricket ahead of the 2021/22 Ashes starting in December.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
10th edition of Dharamshala International Film Festival to be held online
Dharamshala, Oct 20 (IANS) The 10th edition of the Dharamshala International Film Festival (DIFF) will go online from November 4 to November 10. Due to the pandemic the festival will take place virtually.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
Sri Lanka extends inter-province travel ban amid Covid spread
Colombo, Oct 20 (IANS) Sri Lankan authorities on Wednesday extended an inter-province travel ban till October 31 to prevent further spread of the Covid pandemic.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Health/Medicine,Politics
'Achieved 65-70% convictions, aim for 75%': CBI to SC on prosecution success rate
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) After the Supreme Court asked it to bring on record its "success rate" in prosecuting cases across the country, the CBI has told the top court that it has achieved the conviction rate of about 65-70 per cent, and aims to up it to 75 per cent by August 2022.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Heirloom jewellery, antique silver & limited-edition timepieces for auction
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANSlife) In its upcoming auction titled 'Heirloom Jewellery, Silver & Timepieces', auction house AstaGuru will showcase a magnificent collection of classic aesthetics represented by vintage Indian jewellery, Art Deco pieces, hallmark silver collectables, as well as exceptional timepieces from top watch brands in the world.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Sandalwood debudant director wins Best Director at China film fest
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Natesh Hegde, the young debutant director from Sandalwood film industry, has won the Best Director award at the international film festival in Shanxi, China for his debut film 'Pedro'.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Evergrande default threatens China contagion
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The rescue of embattled Chinese property company Evergrande appears to have stalled, leaving the developer on the brink of default and threatening to unleash contagion through the countrys giant real estate sector, home prices and economy, The Guardian reported.
2021-10-20
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Leaked 'Salaar' video triggers negative reaction among fans
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Prabhas Uppalapati, who is termed as Telugu's 'Rebel Star' is on a high as he has a couple of big-budget movies in his kitty. His collaboration with south India's most happening filmmaker Prashanth Neel for their upcoming biggie 'Salaar' is keenly anticipated.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
AIADMK petitions TN Governor on irregularities in rural local body polls
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) The opposition AIADMK has petitioned Tamil Nadu Governor R.N. Ravi to look into the irregularities in the recently concluded rural local body elections in nine districts of the state.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
T20 WC: Hardik should be ready to bowl when India play first game, says Rohit
Dubai, Oct 20 (IANS) India vice-captain Rohit Sharma on Wednesday said that all-rounder Hardik Pandya is coming along pretty well and he should be ready to bowl when the team starts its T20 World Cup campaign against Pakistan on October 24.
2021-10-20
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
FB's Portal to stop kids from watching content unsupervised
San Francisco, Oct 20 (IANS) Facebook is delivering an update to Portal devices that will make it possible to turn off the Watch Together feature during calls in Household Mode.
2021-10-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Ship with 9 crewmen capsizes off S Korea's eastern islet
Seoul, Oct 20 (IANS) A ship with nine crewmen capsized in waters off South Korea's easternmost islets of Dokdo (called Takeshima by Japan), Yonhap news agency reported on Wednesday citing the South Korean coast guard.
2021-10-20
Category: International, South Korea,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Priyanka Gandhi detained on way to Agra
Lucknow, Oct 20 (IANS) Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has been detained by Lucknow Police at the Lucknow Expressway while she was travelling to Agra to meet the family of a Dalit man who died in police custody.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Karnataka woman murdered, body set on fire, husband held
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) A Bengaluru man was arrested for allegedly murdering his wife and setting her body on fire on Wednesday, police said.
2021-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident