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Karnataka saga: Cong mulling disqualification of rebels
New Delhi/Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) Unable to woo back its 14 MLAs who have tendered their resignations, the Congress is mulling the idea of disqualifying them, party sources indicated.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
What is safe cinema: Ayushmann
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Ayushmann Khurrana who started of his Bollywood run with "Vicky Donor" playing the part of a reluctant sperm donor, is currently riding high on the success of his latest release "Article 15". The trend breaker actor, who is set to romance a man in his next, asks "what is safe film".
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC grants bail to 34 in anti-Sikh riots
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to 34 persons convicted concurrently by the Delhi High Court and trial court and sentenced to five years inpriosnment for rioting and arson during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Trilokpuri area.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
SC cancels Amrapali Group's RERA registration, asks NBCC to complete pending projects
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Giving respite to the 42,000 beleagured buyers of Amrapali Group, the Supreme Court on Tuesday cancelled the real estate company's RERA registration and appointed state-run National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) to complete all its pending projects.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
India produces world's largest cryosat
Cadarache (France), July 23 (IANS) India on Tuesday achieved a key milestone towards realising full fusion power by manufacturing the world's largest high-vacuum pressure chamber -- crucial cryostat -- that is now ready for installation in the $25 billion International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) in southern France.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Cadarache,Technology
Hrithik, Tiger's bike chase on Portugal's highest peak
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Bollywood action stars Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff have shot a "dangerous" bike chase sequence on Portugal's highest mountain peak Serra da Estrela for their upcoming "War".
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Paytm partners Clix Finance to offer instant digital loans
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Digital payments player Paytm on Tuesday partnered non-banking financial company Clix Finance to offer instant digital loans to customers and merchants on its platform.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Bumpy road ahead for Congress in MP
Bhopal, July 23 (IANS) The developments in Karnataka and Goa cast their shadow over the government in Madhya Pradesh but the ruling coalition led by the Congress and comprising BSP, SP and Independents has managed well so far.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National
Karnataka Assembly begins for crucial floor test
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) The countdown to the crucial floor test to prove if Chief Minister H.D.Kumaraswamy-led coalition government in Karnataka has a majority began on Tuesday, with the Assembly resuming debate on the confidence motion.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
ALERT: SC asks state-run NBCC to complete pending projects of Amrapali Group
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2019-07-23
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
NIA raids in Pulwama, Srinagar in terror funding case
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) Sleuths of National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday carried out raids at the premises of two traders involved in cross Line of control (LoC) trade. The raids were carried in Pulwama and Srinagar districts.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Terrorism
Karnataka crisis: Shivakumar, Venugopal, Kharge firefighting
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) As Congress faces a serious threat to its coalition government in Karnataka, its leaders D K Shivakumar, Mallikarjun Kharge and K.C. Venugopal are engaged in a firefighting operation to salvage the situation.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Centre sees RTI Act as a nuisance: Sonia Gandhi
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Congress Parliamentary Party Chairman Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday slammed the Centre over the Bill that seeks to amend the Right to Information (RTI) Act 2005 saying the government sees RTI Act as a nuisance and wants to destroy the independence of the Chief Information Commission.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Elephant Whisperer: UP forest officials have never heard of it
Lucknow, July 23 (IANS) Forest officials in Uttar Pradesh who have been grappling with the problem of two wild tuskers wandering in western part of the state, have not even heard of the technique of elephant whisperers that can tame these wild giants.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Sensex in red amid heavy fund outflow
Mumbai July 23 (IANS) The Sensex traded slightly lower amid heavy outflow of foreign funds on Tuesday and caution ahead of key quarterly results.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
In 22 days, pilgrim numbers break last year's 60-day long Amarnath Yatra record
Jammu, July 23 (IANS) More pilgrims have performed the Amarnath Yatra in the past 22 days than they did during the entire 60-day stretch of the Yatra last year, officials said.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion
Wake up and call Trump's bluff: Congress to Modi
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Continuing its tirade over US President Donald Trump's claim that Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked him to mediate in the Kashmir dispute with Pakistan, the Congress on Tuesday dared Modi to wake up and call the latter's bluff.
2019-07-23
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Congress facing existential crisis in Telangana
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) The Telangana Assembly has nearly become 'Congress-mukt' with the defection of 12 of its legislators to ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS), even as one more Congress MLA has announced plans to switch loyalty to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
2019-07-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Families of slain Bengal BJP workers heading to Delhi
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Nearly 50 family members of BJP activists killed in political violence in West Bengal left for New Delhi on Monday to meet senior party leaders and an organisation that will help them seek justice for their kin, a state BJP leader said.
2019-07-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Pankaj Agarwal new Joint Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Central government on Monday appointed IAS officer Pankaj Agarwal as Joint Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat for a tenure of "five years or until further orders".
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Defending champions Mohun Bagan to kick-start CFL
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Reigning champions Mohun Bagan will take on last season's runners-up, Peerless SC, in the Calcutta Football League Premier Division's first match on July 26, the Indian Football Association (IFA), the state's parent body of football, announced here on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Foreign cigarettes worth Rs 1 cr seized in Bengal
Siliguri (West Bengal), July 22 (IANS) The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) has seized foreign cigarettes worth over Rs 1 crore in the state and arrested one person in this connection, an official said on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NCLT reserves order on plea to bar BSR, Deloitte
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) The NCLT's Mumbai bench has reserved its order on the Ministry of Corporate Affairs's plea to ban BSR and Deloitte, the former auditors of IL&FS Financial Services (IFIN), for a period of five years.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Man dies in police custody; family allege torture
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) A 25-year-old man died after he was arrested for being accused in a kidnapping case on Monday. The family of the deceased has alleged that he was beaten and tortured by the police.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Police arrest boy as CRPF trooper alleges attempt to snatch weapon
Srinagar, July 22 (IANS) Police on Monday arrested a boy in Srinagar after a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) trooper alleged he tried to snatch his weapon.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Harbhajan trolls Pakistan, others post Chandrayaan-2 launch
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Former India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh trolled some countries with moon on their national flags, including Pakistan, after India's second lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 was blasted off successfully from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Osaka Gas, JBIC acquire minority stake in AG&P for $100 mn
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Japan's Osaka Gas and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) have invested about $100 million in gas multinational AGP International Holdings Pte Ltd (AG&P), the liquified natural gas distribution (LNG) company said on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SC dismisses plea on safety of lawyers in courts
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday refused to entertain a plea seeking direction to the Bar Council of India (BCI) to frame non-gender-specific safety norms for lawyers in the country.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
BSF trooper shoots himself in Kupwara
Srinagar, July 22 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper on Monday allegedly shot himself dead in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
K'taka ruling allies seek 2 days more for floor test
Bengaluru, July 22 (IANS) Karnataka's beleaguered ruling Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) and Congress members on Monday beseeched state Assembly Speaker K.R. Ramesh Kumar to grant two more days for the floor test on the confidence motion their Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy moved on July 18 to prove majority in the House.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
FPIs pull out nearly Rs 2,000 cr on Monday
Mumbai, July 22 (IANS) Massive outflows of foreign funds continued to subdue the Indian equity markets on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
PKL 7: Haryana Steelers outplay Puneri Paltan 34-24
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) Haryana Steelers began their Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 campaign on a winning note by outplaying Puneri Paltan 34-24 here on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
AAP's Madhya Pradesh office-bearers quit in protest
Bhopal, July 22 (IANS) Office-bearers of Aam Aadmi Party in Madhya Pradesh have resigned collectively to protest "efforts" of some central party leaders to "demolish" the state unit.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
KCR announces Rs 10 lakh aid to every family in native village
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) Showering sops on his native village of Chinthamadaka, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao on Monday announced economic aid of Rs 10 lakh to each of the village's 2,000 families.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Government panel suggests banning cryptocurrency, proposes penalty
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) An inter-ministerial committee has recommended banning cryptocurrencies in India along with imposition of fines and penalties on activities linked with private virtual currencies in the country.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
SC asks J&K HC to decide on plea over ban on pump action guns
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Jammu and Kashmir High Court to decide within six weeks on a plea seeking a ban on the use of pellet guns, a form of pump action firearms to control protestors.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
7 Indian boxers reach quarterfinals of Thailand Open
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Asian Championships silver medallist Deepak (49kg) and bronze medallist Manisha Moun (57kg) put up flawless performances as a total of seven Indian boxers reached the quarterfinals of the Thailand Open international boxing meet in Bangkok on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Board a plane like Metro: Trials for PM's project positive
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) If all goes well with PM Modi's dream project of DIGI Yatra, passengers travelling by air will take only a couple of minutes to board a flight across India. The airports would boast of hi-tech body scanners, facial recognition technology and cutting edge identity management system to simplify passenger processes at various check points in less than a minute.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Keshav Dutt, Prasun Banerjee named for Mohun Bagan Ratna
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Former hockey great Keshav Dutt and ex-India football captain Prasun Banerjee will be conferred with the 'Mohun Bagan Ratna' during the club's annual day celebrations on July 29, the Kolkata giants said in a statement here on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Calcutta HC extends Rajeev Kumar's interim protection
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) In fresh relief for former Kolkata Police Commissioner Rajeev Kumar, the Calcutta High Court on Monday extended, by a week, his interim protection from arrest and coercive action with regard to a CBI notice, asking him to appear before it in connection with a multi-billion rupee ponzi scheme scam probe.
2019-07-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Nation applauds success of Chandrayaan-2
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Leaders from across the political spectrum on Monday applauded the successful launch of the Chandrayaan-2 Mission and termed it a proud moment for the country.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech
Digvijaya Singh asks Kamal Nath to bring to book Vyapam scam conspirators
Bhopal, July 22 (IANS) Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijaya Singh has written to successor Chief Minister Kamal Nath asking him to bring to book the key conspirators in the Vyapam scam.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Himachal's Kinnaur cut off due to landslides
Shimla, July 22 (IANS) Himachal's picturesque Kinnaur district has been cut off due to massive landslides triggered by heavy rainfall in the region in the past few days have blocked the highway, an official said here on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Aussie midfielder Vidosic joins ATK
Kolkata, July 22 (IANS) Croatia-born Australian footballer Dario Vidosic on Monday joined two-time Indian Super League (ISL) champions ATK to strengthen their midfield, the club said in a statement.
2019-07-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
SC gives family court one more year for Paes-Rhea maintenance case
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday granted one year extension to a family court to decide the maintenance case dispute between tennis player Leander Paes and his estranged live-in partner Rhea Pillai.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Punjab makes a pitch for investments from Taiwan
Chandigarh, July 22 (IANS) A high-level delegation of officials of the Punjab government and industrialists left for Taiwan on Monday to discuss potential economic and trade partnerships, talent exchanges and resource sharing.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy
Jharkhand Assembly pays tribute to Dikshit
Ranchi, July 22 (IANS) The Jharkhand Assembly on Monday paid tribute to late former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, Lok Janshakti Party MP Ramchandra Paswan and others as its monsoon session began on Monday.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Kerala Left leader's son moves Bombay HC against FIR in rape case
Mumbai/Thiruvananthapuram, July 22 (IANS) Kerala CPI-M leader Kodiyeri Balakrishnan's son Binoy Kodiyeri on Monday moved the Bombay High Court, seeking to quash the FIR registered against him in a rape case.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mehbooba Mufti could be questioned in JKPCC works allotment scam
Srinagar, July 22 (IANS) After senior People's Democratic Party leader and former Public Works Minister Naeem Akhtar was questioned in a multi-crore works allotment scam, sources here said sleuths of the state crime branch could now question PDP chief and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Punjab to empower Mayors to speed up projects
Chandigarh, July 22 (IANS) To accelerate implementation of projects, the Punjab government has decided to give the mayors of 10 municipal corporations more powers.
2019-07-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics