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Did Congress pay for Manmohan's Rajasthan visits, asks BJP
Jaipur, July 16 (IANS) In response to a protest staged by the Congress against the expenses incurred by the BJP government in Rajasthan during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent visit to the state, the ruling party on Monday asked if the Congress paid for the visits of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
India ranks low in Dell's women entrepreneur friendly cities: Report
Toronto, July 16 (IANS) India's technology hub Bengaluru and capital New Delhi rank 40th and 49th respectively on a list of 50 women entrepreneur-friendly global cities, a report by American computer maker Dell Technologies said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Canada,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Technical problem hits MCX's trading system
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Commodity trading bourse Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) reported a technical problem with its trading system on late Monday evening.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
BEL, Swedish Saab to market co-developed radars
Bengaluru, July 16 (IANS) Indian defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) and Swedish manufacturer Saab signed an agreement to market radars they co-developed for civilian and defence users, said the state-run firm on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy,Defence/Security
SRK reveals Katrina's 'Zero' avatar on her birthday
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, on his "Zero" co-star Katrina Kaif's birthday on Monday, treated her fans to her first look from the upcoming film -- and pointed out how she has been brave enough to flaunt a different avatar.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Husband of air hostess who fell to her death arrested
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The husband of an air hostess who fell to her death at her south Delhi home last week was arrested on Monday after questioning, police said.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Action on 'war footing' for conserving Taj Mahal: Government
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) After being rapped by the Supreme Court over the condition of the Taj Mahal, the government on Monday said that it will take action on "war footing" to deal with air and water pollution in and around the world-famous 17th-century Mughal monument.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
M&A deals increase in H1 2018 to 235, worth over $65 bn: Report
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) in the country increased to 235 deals during the first half (H1) of 2018 from 198 deals reported for the corresponding period of last year, a report showed on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Putin presents Trump with FIFA World Cup's official ball
Helsinki, July 16 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday presented his US counterpart Donald Trump with an official ball of the 2018 FIFA World Cup and wished the American leader a successful organisation of the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Finland,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
France's World Cup champions arrive in Paris
Paris, July 16 (IANS) France's 2018 FIFA World Cup champions arrived in Paris on Monday with their golden trophy in hand, after beating Croatia 4-2 in the final in Moscow.
2018-07-16
Category: International, France,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Businessman, son hacked to death in Indore
Indore, July 16 (IANS) A businessman and his son have been brutally murdered in Indore -- the business hub of Madhya Pradesh, police said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Modi government anti-women, says Congress leader
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) On a day Congress chief Rahul Gandhi wrote to the Prime Minister to seek support for Women's Reservation Bill in Parliament, a woman leader of the opposition party on Monday said the "anti-women" government had betrayed women on all counts.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Legal immigration eases integration: Italian PM
Rome, July 16 (IANS/AKI) Only allowing genuine refugees the right to stay aids their integration as their numbers are manageable for the host society, Italy's populist Premier Giuseppe Conte said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
BEML, L&T to tap export market for defence products
Bengaluru, July 16 (IANS) State-run Bharat Earth Movers Ltd (BEML) and Indian multinational Larson & Toubro Ltd (L&T) on Monday signed an agreement to jointly explore export markets for defence products and systems.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy,Defence/Security
India's passenger aircraft fleet will double to 1,100 by 2027: Study
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) International aircraft leasing company Avolon has forecasted that Indias current passenger jet fleet will double to almost 1,100 by 2027.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
SC verdict on Tuesday on violence by vigilante groups
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court will pronounce its verdict on Tuesday on pleas seeking directions to formulate guidelines to curb vigilantism.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
BIMARU states top in non/partially-immunized children: UN agencies
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The 'BIMARU' Indian states - Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh - have the highest numbers of partially immunized and non-immunized children, according to UN bodies WHO and Unicef.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Health/Medicine
Italy to seek EU review of sanctions against Russia, could wield veto
Moscow, July 16 (IANS/AKI) The Italian government will ask the European Union to reconsider its sanctions against Russia this year and cannot rule out vetoing the sanctions, Deputy Premier Matteo Salvini said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Diplomacy
Italy right to ask for help with migrant arrivals, says EU
Brussels, July 16 (IANS/AKI) The European Union executive on Monday hailed the disembarkation of some 450 migrants at the Sicilian port of Pozzallo and said Italy had been right to demand the relocation of over half the migrants to other EU countries in exchange.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Belgium,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Modi lambasts Mamata at Bengal rally, canopy collapse leaves 90 injured (Roundup)
Midnapore (West Bengal), July 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday patted his government in the back for raising the Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) of crops, while lambasting West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee regime for "forming a nexus with syndicates" and murdering Dalit political activists, even as 90 people sustained injuries following a canopy collapse at a BJP rally here.
2018-07-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Finance Commission may incentivise states for better population management
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) The 15th Finance Commission's Chairman N. K. Singh on Monday said it may consider incentivising states which have made "good and rapid" progress in population management.
2018-07-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Business/Economy
CPI-M activists protest Modi visit to Bengal
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) A group of Communist Party of India-Marxist activists on Monday showed black flags to the convoy of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in West Bengal's Midnapore town in a bid to protest against his visit to the state.
2018-07-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Opposition likely to raise issue of RS Deputy Chairman' election
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Opposition parties on Monday indicated that they would raise the issue of the election of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman during the Monsoon Session of Parliament amid indications that the government may not hold the election during the session beginning Wednesday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Work underway to resolve garbage issue in Delhi: LG
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Only four days after the Supreme Court expressed displeasure over Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal not taking effective steps to tackle garbage problem in the city, the LG Office on Monday said the work is underway and all projects at landfill sites will be completed by August 2020.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC seeks experts, environmentalists' report on reducing garbage at landfill sites
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought a report of experts and environmentalist on reducing the gigantic mounds of garbage at the landfill sites at Ghazipur, Bhalswa and Okhla here in national capital.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Air hostess' husband held a day after her death
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A day after an air hostess fell to her death in south Delhi, police arrested her husband on Monday after questioning him.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Alaves sign forward Baston on loan from Swansea
Vitoria (Spain), July 16 (IANS) La Liga club Alaves announced on Monday the signing of Spanish forward Borja Baston on a one-year loan contract from Swansea City, who were relegated from the English Premier League last football season.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
DCW chief meets six-year-old rape victim, ensures monetary help
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) Chairperson Swati Maliwal on Monday visited the six-year-old rape survivor and took steps for the rehabilitation of the minor, who is currently undergoing treatment in a government hospital in Delhi.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indian hockey teams placed in easier pools at Asiad
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Indian hockey teams have been placed in comparatively easier pools in the upcoming Asian Games, with the men set to face minnows Hong Kong, while the women will begin their campaign against hosts Indonesia, it was revealed on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
India invites investments from Omani companies
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Indian government on Monday invited Omani companies to invest in India and benefit from Make in India programme aimed to encourage manufacturing, an official statement said.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
After Modi barb, TMC dubs BJP syndicate of corruption
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) Responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's charge about the West Bengal government's alleged nexus with "all-pervading syndicates", ruling Trinamool Congress on Monday termed the BJP as a "syndicate of corruption".
2018-07-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Indian pugilists take Serbia by storm
Subotica (Serbia), July 16 (IANS) Indian youth pugilists took Serbia by storm when they struck 17 medals, including seven gold and six silver, the best haul in recent times at the 36th Golden Glove of Vojvodina here.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Serbia And Montenegro,Sports,Other Sports
Allow us to raise key issues for Parliament's smooth functioning, says opposition
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Leaders of 13 opposition parties met on Monday to discuss their strategy for the Monsoon Session of Parliament beginning on Wednesday and said that the government should allow them to raise their issues to ensure smooth functioning of Parliament.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi to simplify process for caste certificates to single-parent mothers
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Delhi government is working to simplify the process to issue OBC certificates for children of single-parent women in the national capital, a Minister said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Education
90 injured as canopy collapses during Modi's Bengal rally
Midnapore (West Bengal), July 16 (IANS) Altogether 90 persons sustained injuries and were taken to the hospital on Monday when a part of the canopy collapsed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi address in a rally in West Bengal's Midnapore town, hospital authorities said.
2018-07-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
People are more important than industries, SC tells Centre
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday, while taking into note of a report that 60,000 people have died due to pollution, told the Centre that "people are more important than industries".
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
5 killed, thousands in hospital as heat wave hits Japan
Tokyo, July 16 (IANS) Five people died and over 2,000 people were taken to hospitals due to heat exhaustion or heatstroke as heat wave continued to scorch Japan on Monday, the media reported.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Japan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Pakistani stocks nosedive after rupee slides against USD
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) The Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) fell sharply on Monday as investors resorted to panic selling after Pakistani rupee slumped to a record low against the US dollar in the money market, fanning concerns over the health of the country's economy.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Business/Economy
3 killed as explosion hits restaurant in Pakistan
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 25 others injured when a blast hit a restaurant in Pakistan's central Multan district on Monday, the media reported.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trump, Putin start first bilateral meeting in Helsinki
Helsinki, July 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin started their first bilateral meeting here on Monday and they are expected to discuss a wide range of issues.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Finland,Politics,Diplomacy
Habib denies Rahul made 'Muslim' remark
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) With the BJP continuing its attack on Rahul Gandhi for his reported remark that the Congress was a party of Muslims, historian S. Irfan Habib, a participant in the July 11 meeting, on Monday denied that the Congress President made any such reference.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Odisha CM urges Centre to tackle waterlogging at temple
Bhubaneswar, July 16 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday requested Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma to take immediate steps to prevent waterlogging at the world famous Sun Temple at Konark.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Religion,Art/Culture/Books,Environment/Wildlife
Students injured in police crackdown in Imphal
Imphal, July 16 (IANS) Student leader Chetan Oinam sustained three fractures on Monday when a truck hit him, apparently after police pushed him out of the BJP office here.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics,Education
Police attacked by BJP supporters after Modi's Bengal rally
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) BJP party workers were seen attacking police personnel while returning from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally in Midnapore of West Bengal on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IMF cuts India's growth projection, but it still retains world's top spot
United Nations, July 16 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut India's growth projections for this fiscal year to 7.3 per cent and for the next to 7.5 per cent on Monday, although the country will still retain its top spot in the global growth league.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Jammu traders' body threatens agitation post Amarnath Yatra
Srinagar, July 16 (IANS) Jammu Chamber of Commerce and Industry, an influential body of traders, on Monday threatened to launch an agitation after the ongoing Amarnath Yatra ends.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Business/Economy
'India earned Rs 18,000 cr every year through Basmati exports'
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India has earned over Rs 18,000 in foreign exchange every year from export of Pusa basmati 1121 rice variety, developed by Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Two held for duping people in Delhi
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Two men have been arrested on the charge of duping people of money on the pretext of helping them withdraw money from ATMs here, police said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Former CEC of Nepal nominated envoy to India
Kathmandu, July 16 (IANS) The Nepal government on Monday recommended that former Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) Neel Kantha Uprety be appointment as ambassador to India.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Diplomacy
Two dead as Rajdhani Express hits vehicle
Guwahati, July 16 (IANS) Two persons were killed when the New Delhi-bound Rajdhani Express hit a vehicle between Dikom and Chabua stations in Tinsukia in Assam on Sunday night, railway officials said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India, Iran discuss boosting economic cooperation, connectivity
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India and Iran on Monday discussed strengthening economic cooperation and enhancing connectivity during a delegation-level meeting between Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale and Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araghchi here.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Man arrested for killing live-in girlfriend
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A man has been arrested for killing his live-in girlfriend, police said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Russia to expel football fans trying to illegally enter Europe
Moscow, July 16 (IANS) Foreign football fans who attempted to enter Europe through Russian territory with FIFA World Cup Fan IDs will be expelled from the country, Russian First Deputy Interior Minister Aleksandr Gorovoy said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
HC takes suo moto cognisance on waterlogging in Delhi
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday took suo moto cognisance of the water logging problem in Delhi and asked the state government, civic authorities and other to file response related to the issue.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Court directs JNU not to take coercive steps on attendance
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday directed Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) not to take coercive steps against the students with regard to any matter arising out of the policy of mandatory attendance till the pendency of the plea.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Education
High capex may boost Indian Oil's debt: Fitch
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) US agency Fitch Ratings on Monday said it expects state-run refiner Indian Oil Corporation's (IOC) net debt levels to increase due to its large capital expenditure and investment plans.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Special drive launched to process pending GST refunds
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The government on Monday kicked off a special fortnight-long drive to facilitate pending GST refunds which will last till July 30.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Rs 2,500 fine for public drinking in Goa from August 15: Parrikar
Panaji, July 16 (IANS) Beware Bacchus worshippers who can't resist a tipple in public places, for those caught drinking thus in Goa will have to shell out a fine of Rs 2,500 from August 15.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NC leader escapes miliant attack, guard killed, weapons looted
Srinagar, July 16 (IANS) Former National Conference legislator Gulam Mohiuddin Mir escaped miraculously after militants attacked his vehicle in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Monday, killing one of his guards and decamping with two weapons, police said.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Terrorism
4th BIMSTEC Summit in Kathmandu from August 30
Kathmandu, July 16 (IANS) The 4th BIMSTEC Summit will be held here on August 30 and 31, Nepal's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Nepal,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy
J&K says FIR against Major Aditya justified; SC to hear final arguments on July 30
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government on Monday told the Supreme Court that investigation in the Shopian case involving Major Aditya Kumar was justified and his father can't filed plea against the FIR.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Office space leasing in January-June up in metros: Report
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Office leasing activity across India's nine major cities crossed 20 million square feet in the first half of 2018, recording an over 10 per cent growth compared to the same period of 2017, a CBRE report said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Parrikar slams Congress for 'doubting' surgical strikes
Panaji, July 16 (IANS) Slamming the opposition for spreading scepticism and negativity, former Defence Minister and Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Monday asked if the Congress would have believed in the surgical strikes if the Army had taken its President Rahul Gandhi along on the mission.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Modi lambasts Mamata regime, says Bengal looking to end oppression
Midnapore (West Bengal), July 16 (IANS) Launching a blistering attack on the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused it of forming a nexus with the "all-pervading syndicates", murdering Dalit political activists and having no faith in democracy, the Indian constitution or the electoral process.
2018-07-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
ICICI Bank postpones AGM by over a month
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Controversy-hit private lender ICICI Bank has postponed its annual general meeting (AGM) to September 12, 2018 from the earlier scheduled August 10.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Data belongs to individual users, says TRAI urging strong safeguards against misuse
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Monday released the recommendations on "Privacy, Security and Ownership of Data in the Telecom Sector", where it has mentioned each user owns his/her personal information/ data collected by/stored with the entities in the digital ecosystem.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Triple talaq most inhuman practice: Parrikar
Panaji, July 16 (IANS) There is no practice more inhuman than triple talaq, Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar said on Monday, claiming that Muslim women in Uttar Pradesh helped the BJP sweep the state polls after the passage of a law against the practice.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
IMF cuts India's growth projection, but it still retains world's top spot
United Nations, July 16 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut India's growth projections for this fiscal year to 7.3 per cent and for the next to 7.5 per cent on Monday, although the country will still retain its top spot in the global growth league.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
No defacement of public property during DUSU polls, orders HC
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday directed the Central government, Delhi University and the city police to ensure no defacement of public property during the upcoming Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) elections.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Education
Finance Commission may incentivise states for better population management
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) The 15th Finance Commission Chairman N. K. Singh on Monday said it may consider incentivising states which have made "good and rapid" progress in population management.
2018-07-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Nation has accepted GST, says minister
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Minister of State for Finance Shiv Pratap Shukla on Monday said the nation had accepted the Goods and Services Tax (GST) just one year after its implementation despite the initial reluctance due to its perceived complexity.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Maximum temperatures dip in Haryana, Punjab after rain
Chandigarh, July 16 (IANS) Even though humid conditions prevailed over the region, the maximum temperatures dipped at most places acrossAHaryana and Punjab on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife
Global women entrepreneurs network at Dell summit in Toronto
Toronto, July 16 (IANS) American computer maker Dell Technologies' women entrepreneur network summit began here in the Canadian city on Monday with the participation of over 100 global women entrepreneurs, investors and technologists.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Canada,Technology,Business/Economy
Actors can't be liable for insulting dialogues: HC
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday said actors cannot be held liable for dialogues that allegedly insulted former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in the "Sacred Games" web series.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Cinema/Showbiz
Maneka asks Bollywood producers to submit report on sexual harassment
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Union Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday asked Bollywood production houses to submit reports of sexual harassment received by the Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) set up by them.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
24 injured as canopy collapses during Modi's Bengal rally
Midnapore (West Bengal), July 16 (IANS) Around 24 persons were injured on Monday when a part of the canopy collapsed while Prime Minister Narendra Modi was addressing a rally in West Bengal's Midnapore town, police said.
2018-07-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi Police incompetent, can't protect citizens: AAP
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) In the wake of a 17-year-old girl committing suicide inside a police station here, Delhi's ruling AAP on Monday slammed the securitymen, saying the failure to protect someone's life inside a police station proves their incompetence.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Army starts law college in Pune
Pune, July 16 (IANS) An Army law college that offers a five-year integrated BBA LLB course was inaugurated on Monday near a village on the old Pune-Mumbai highway.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security,Education
To meet rush of drug addicts, Punjab to hire retired shrinks
Chandigarh, July 16 (IANS) The Punjab government will hire retired government psychiatrists to deal with the rush of drug addicts at de-addiction centres across the state, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Heavy rains batter Maharashtra hill stations
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) After Mumbai and coastal districts, some of the most popular hill stations of Maharashtra were battered by heavy rains with Mahabaleshwar leading the list, according to the IMD here on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Haryana to sack women councillors for skipping official meetings
Chandigarh, July 16 (IANS) Women councillors remaining absent at three consecutive meetings of municipal bodies in Haryana and instead sending their husbands/relatives to represent them will henceforth be sacked, a Minister said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Haryana to improve connectivity between Delhi, Gurugram
Chandigarh, July 16 (IANS) The Haryana government will initiate new projects to improve connectivity between national capital Delhi and adjoining Gurugram city, a minister said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Delhi HC seeks advisory on dengue, chikungunya be issued
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Observing there was a possibility of vector-borne diseases spreading during the monsoon season, the Delhi High Court on Monday directed the state government and civic authorities to issue an advisory on preventive steps related to dengue and chikungunya.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Health/Medicine
Opposition leaders meet to discuss monsoon session strategy
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The meeting of leaders of opposition parties began here on Monday to discuss strategy for the Monsoon Session of Parliament beginning July 18.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nano bubbles filled with drug may kill cancer cells: Study
Sydney, July 16 (IANS) In a step further to identify range of cancer treatments available to patients, scientists have developed drug-filled nano bubbles triggered in the body by X-rays which may help kill the malignant cells.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Younger pregnant women at high risk of prenatal depression: Study
London, July 16 (IANS) Owing to the increased pressures of social media and the pace of modern life, younger expecting mothers may be at more than 50 per cent higher risk of developing prenatal depression, than their mothers, according to a study.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
ZTE stock up after US lifts crippling ban
Hong Kong, July 16 (IANS) Badly hit by American sanctions, Chinese multinational telecommunications equipment and systems giant ZTE on Monday saw its stock surging nearly 17 per cent after it deposited $400 million in an escrow account in the US.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Hong Kong,Technology,Business/Economy
Foundation stone of skill training institute laid in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 16 (IANS) Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday laid the foundation stone of India's first National Skill Training Institute (NSTI) here.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Hariharan, sons release their first song together
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) National Award-winning singer Hariharan along with his sons Karan and Akshay have unveiled their first single together. The song titled "Afsaane" is a romantic ghazal that presents the journey of love.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Now a high-tech sleeve can help read messages
New York, July 16 (IANS) In what could be the next step of technological advancement, US researchers have a developed a new sleeve technique that can help learn and read messages through a sense of touch, an advance that would especially benefit people with hearing and visual impairment.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United States,Technology
Myanmar's peace conference with ethnic rebels ends
Bangkok, July 16 (IANS) The third peace conference between Myanmar's government and ethnic minority rebel groups ended on Monday in Naypyidaw with the approval of 14 agreements and plans to meet again this year and twice more in 2019, state broadcaster MITV reported.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Thailand,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Opposition protests against Jharkhand land amendment Act
Ranchi, July 16 (IANS) : A united Opposition on Monday protested outside Raj Bhawan in the state capital against the Jharkhand Land Amendment Act 2017, which does away with the social impact study and pave the way for quicker land acquisition for certain projects.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Indonesia villagers slaughter 292 crocodiles
West Papua (Indonesia), July 16 (IANS) Hundreds of crocodiles in Indonesia were slaughtered in a retaliatory attack by locals after a villager was killed by one of the reptiles, officials said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, India,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
London Tube Station renamed to honour England coach Gareth Southgate
London, July 16 (IANS) In a show of appreciation for Englands good performance at the FIFA World Cup, Londons Southgate Tube station will be renamed Gareth Southgate station for 48 hours from Monday morning in honour of the squads head coach, it was announced on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Afghan police gun down would-be suicide bomber
Kabul, July 16 (IANS) Police in the Afghan capital Kabul shot dead a would-be suicide attacker before he could reach his target, obviously a peace rally here on Monday, police said.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
India's inflation mounts to 54-month high (Roundup)
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Rise in the prices of manufactured products along with that of food articles and fuel types accelerated India's wholesale inflation rate to 5.77 per cent compared to 4.43 per cent in the previous month, official data showed on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
West Bengal's Chandannagar celebrate's France's World Cup win
Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) The football mad state of West Bengal which was otherwise missing its euphoria of a World Cup final due to non-involvement of Brazil and Argentina, sprung to life in certain pockets after France lifted their second title beating Croatia 4-2 in the final.
2018-07-16
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
J&K ex-MLA's guard killed as militants attack, loot weapons
Srinagar, July 16 (IANS) The personal security officer of a former Jammu and Kashmir legislator was killed as a group of militants attacked the guard post at his residence and decamped with two service rifles of the guards there on Monday, police said.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Terrorism
Trump, Putin start bilateral meeting in Helsinki
Helsinki, July 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin started their first bilateral meeting here on Monday and they are expected to discuss a wide range of issues.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Finland,Politics,Diplomacy
Essel plant to generate power from waste in Maharashtra
Nagpur, July 16 (IANS) Essel Infraprojects Ltd (EIL) will construct Maharashtra's first Waste to Energy (WtE) plant with a capacity of 800 tonnes of waste, it was announced on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Taliban-IS fighting claims 10 lives in Afghanistan
Kabul, July 16 (IANS) At least 10 militants including six Taliban fighters have been killed in a clash with Islamic State (IS) in Afghanistan's northern Jawzjan province on Monday, police said.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Israel,Terrorism
BJP questions Rahul's intention for raking up women's quota Bill
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The BJP on Monday questioned the intention of Congress President Rahul Gandhi's letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking support for the passage of the Women's Reservation Bill in the Lok Sabha. Raising the women's quota issue now is nothing but an attempt to divert public attention from his remark that 'Congress a party of Muslims, the BJP said.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
France, Mbappe herald era of high drama in World Cup (Analysis)
Moscow, July 16 (IANS) Over the past month he has been widely acclaimed as a superstar in the making. On Sunday, Kylian Mbappe confirmed that he is already a giant of the game as France beat Croatia 4-2 in the World Cup final at the Luzhniki Stadium here.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
LIC Board approves 51% stake purchase in IDBI Bank, seeks more due diligence
New Delhi/Chennai, July 16 (IANS) The board of state-run Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) on Monday approved the acquisition of up to 51 per cent stake in the government-owned IDBI Bank, Economic Affairs Secretary S.C. Garg said.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Inflation, global cues depress equity indices; metal stocks slump (Roundup)
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Rise in wholesale inflation rate and broadly weak global cues subdued the key Indian equity indices on Monday, with the Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) closing below the 11,000-mark.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Will await BJP proposal on seat-sharing: Nitish Kumar
Patna, July 16 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday he is awaiting the BJP's proposal on seat-sharing for next year's Lok Sabha polls and expects the process to be finalised soon.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
6 Paris metro stations renamed to mark France's triumph
Paris, July 16 (IANS) Six Paris metro stations have been temporarily renamed to mark France's triumph at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, transport authorities RATP Group said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, France,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
HC Acting CJ holds meeting, orders safety measures for women
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) In the wake of the arrest of a lawyer on rape charges at the Saket courts premises here, Delhi High Court Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal on Monday held a meeting with district judges and directed them to ensure the safety of women on court premises.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Inspect all Missionaries of Charity care homes: Maneka to states
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Taking cognizance of the recent cases of illegal adoptions carried out by Missionaries of Charity in Jharkhand, Union Minister for Women and Child Development (WCD) Maneka Gandhi on Monday instructed all the states to conduct immediate inspection of all the child care homes run by the Missionary.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Russia: Not so much a bear, more of a pleasant surprise (Analysis)
Moscow, July 16 (IANS) So the World Cup is over after just over a month of intense football, travelling, long nights and early mornings, flights and press-room coffee.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Award-winning Indian film to release in UK, Singapore before India
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Aditya Kripalani's award-winning independent film "Tikli and Laxmi Bomb" will hit the screens in the UK and Singapore before it digitally releases in India.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Azhar's plan to contest from Secunderabad throws Congress into turmoil
Hyderabad, July 16 (IANS) Former Indian cricket captain Mohammed Azharuddin's plans to contest from Secunderabad Lok Sabha seat threw the Congress party into turmoil on Monday with the former MP Anjan Kumar Yadav declaring that he will not give up his claim to the constituency.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Djokovic back in top 10 rankings after Wimbledon win
London, July 16 (IANS) Serbia's Novak Djokovic's Wimbledon triumph has helped him jump 11 places to be 10th in the men's world tennis rankings, released by the the men's Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
CBI file charge sheet against Farooq Abdullah in cricket scam
Srinagar, July 16 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday filed a charge sheet against former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah and three others in the alleged multi-crore scam in the state cricket association.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ronaldo arrives at J Medical clinic for Juventus medical check-up
Turin, July 16 (IANS) Portugal's most famous football player on Monday arrived at J Medical, the private clinic property of Juventus team, to undergo a medical check-up prior to formalising his Turin squad transfer.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Gujarat devotee dies during Shrikhand pilgrimage
Shimla, July 16 (IANS) A pilgrim from Gujarat died following a heart attack during the Shrikhand Mahadev pilgrimage, one of India's toughest treks, in Himachal Pradesh's Kullu district, officials said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pakistan's agriculture faces major blow due to water scarcity
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) Pakistan's agriculture is facing a major blow due to an ongoing water crisis in the country.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
WTA rankings: Serena Williams jumps 153 spots to No. 28
Madrid, July 16 (IANS) Serena Williams of the United States rocketed an astounding 153 places up to world No. 28 in the Women's Tennis Association rankings released on Monday, after finishing runner-up at Wimbledon.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
As farmers agitate, Mumbai, other cities stare at milk crisis
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Thousands of milk farmers across Maharashtra launched an agitation for their various demands early on Monday, hitting supply of fresh milk across big and small cities in the state.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Shooting in Europe wrapped up for 'Queen' remakes
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Actress Parul Yadav, who has co-produced the remakes of Bollywood hit film "Queen" in Kannada, Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam, has announced the wrap-up of the European schedule.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Modi goes all out against Mamata regime, says Bengal looking to end oppression
Midnapore (West Bengal), July 16 (IANS) Launching a blistering attack on the Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal govenrment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused it of forming a nexus with the "all pervading syndicates", murdering Dalit political activists and having no faith in democracy, the Indian constitution or the electoral process.
2018-07-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
2018 end to be busy for ISRO with several rocket launches
Chennai, July 16 (IANS) The Indian space agency will have a busy year-end with several rocket launches planned from its rocket port at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, said a top official.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Barcelona begin week with rain-soaked training session
Barcelona, July 16 (IANS) Spanish football team FC Barcelona on Monday underwent its first training session of the week while heavy rain fell in the region.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Better sugar output likely this year: ISMA
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) On the back of higher cultivation area, sugar production is expected to be better this year, as per the preliminary estimates of the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Sneha to play 'mysterious character' in 'Mere Sai'
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Actress Sneha Wagh says she plays Tulsa, a mysterious character, in the show "Mere Sai"
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Four Delhi hospitals set for expansion, 58 Mohalla Clinics in pipeline
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Delhi government plans to expand and add more medical facilities in four hospitals here and also proposes to set up 58 new Mohalla Clinics across the national capital, an official said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Entries invited for international translators' prize in Bengali
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Entries are now open for the Harvill Secker Young Translators Prize, with Bengali being the chosen language for the ninth edition of the annual prize.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Wolbachia mosquitoes released in Fiji to curb dengue
Suva, July 16 (IANS) Fiji has identified hot spots for dengue fever where officials of the World Mosquito Programme (WMP) will release the Wolbachia mosquitoes on Monday to curb the spread of dengue, Zika and chikungunya diseases.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Fiji,Health/Medicine
Truecaller announces 'Call Recording' feature
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Popular communication app Truecaller on Monday introduced a new "Call Recording" feature for its Android users globally.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
CBI books medical council staffer for graft
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The CBI has registered a case against a clerk in Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM) for allegedly demanding bribe for enhancement of seats in Maharashtra's Kolhapur-based Late Kedari Redekar Ayurvedic Mahavidyalaya, an official said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jaitley targets Congress over Kumaraswamy breaking down
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday targeted the Congress over Karnataka Chief Minister H. D. Kumaraswamy breaking down at a public event, saying the party believed that "only members of one family can rule India" and that others should be pushed to weeping publicly.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress worst communal party: BJP
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Stepping up its attack on the Congress, the BJP on Monday dubbed it the "worst communal party" and sought its clarification over the reported remarks of Rahul Gandhi that his party is for the Muslims.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
HUL's Q1 net profit up 19%
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) FMCG major Hindustan Unilever (HUL) on Monday reported a rise of 19 per cent in its net profit for the quarter ended June 30, 2018.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Croatia showed that small nations can dream big, says coach Dalic
Moscow, July 16 (IANS) Croatia chief coach Zlatko Dalic said his side's appearance in the World Cup final should provide inspiration to other small national teams striving for international football success.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
LIC Board nod for buying 51% stake in debt-ridden IDBI Bank
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The board of state-run Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) on Monday approved the acquisition of up to 51 per cent stake in the government-owned IDBI Bank, Economic Affairs Secretary S.C. Garg said.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bengali migrant worker in Kerala dies of beating for 'stealing' hen
Thiruvananthapuram, July 16 (IANS) A Bengali migrant worker, who died in a hospital here on Friday, had succumbed to the injuries he sustained on being beaten up by a group of people here last month for allegedly stealing a hen, police said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Parineeti Chopra's brother has no Bollywood dreams
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Actress Parineeti Chopra's brother Sahaj Chopra says he is not keen on following in the footsteps of his sister and that he is happy being in the food and beverage industry.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Previous governments ignored demands for MSP hike: Modi
Midnapore (West Bengal), July 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said previous governments had failed to hike the Minimum Support Prices (MSP) of crops despite farmers' demands and expert panels' recommendations.
2018-07-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Taapsee screens 'Soorma' for 'Badla' team in Scotland
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu held a special screening of her latest release "Soorma" for the cast and crew of her upcoming film "Badla" in Scotland.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation' inspired from real life
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" director Genndy Tartakovsky says his family helped him find a story for the third part of the film franchise.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Australia Spiderman burglar brought to justice
Sydney, July 16 (IANS) A man who robbed almost 50 houses by scaling the outside of the buildings faced court in Australian on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Australia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Gurugram Metro station exits fail, cause overcrowding
Gurugram, July 16 (IANS) Hundreds of passengers struggled to get out of the HUDA City Centre Metro Station here on Monday morning when all but one of its Automatic Fare Collection (AFC) gates stopped working.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Argentine football federation, coach Sampaoli part ways
Buenos Aires, July 16 (IANS) The Argentine football federation, AFA has parted ways with the national men's team head coach Jorge Sampaoli after the side's poor performance at the FIFA World Cup in Russia.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Lenovo Data Center Group appoints new India Channel Head
Bengaluru, July 16 (IANS) Lenovo Data Center Group (DCG) on Monday appointed Ashish Taneja as Channel Head, India, with immediate effect.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Asian cues, inflation subdue equity indices; Nifty50 ends below 11,000
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Weak Asian cues and rise in wholesale inflation subdued the key Indian equity indices on Monday, with the wider Nifty50 closing below the 11,000-mark.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Internet has democratised us but questions remain: US expert
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Internet has brought in a fundamental change as to how an individual can interact in a democracy and experience life as a citizen, thus democratising our society, says US-based political theorist Langdon Winner.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
Four U-17 World Cup players part of India's SAFF camp
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Four U-19 players who represented India in the FIFA U-17 World Cup last year have been summoned by coach Stephen Constantine for India's preparatory camp for the SAFF Championship.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Women empowerment vital for vibrant society: HP CM
Shimla, July 16 (IANS) It is difficult to think of development of a society without the welfare and empowerment of women, who constitute half the population, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
What's Katrina Kaif's fitness mantra at 35?
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) From "Dhoom 3" to "Tiger Zinda Hai", Katrina Kaif has never failed to surprise her audience with her performances and super-fit body. As she turned 35 on Monday, celebrity trainer Yasmin Karachiwala shared the actress' fitness secret.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rahul urges Modi to support women's reservation bill
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to seek his support for the passage of the Womens Reservation Bill in Parliament's monsoon session, claiming that the BJP appears to have had second thoughts on the proposed law even though it was a key promise in its 2014 manifesto.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
20 injured as canopy collapses during Modi's Bengal rally
Midnapore (West Bengal), July 16 (IANS) At least 20 persons were injured on Monday when a part of the canopy collapsed at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally in West Bengal's Midnapore town, a BJP leader said.
2018-07-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Sharif challenges his 10-year jail term
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who was given a 10-year jail term this month in a corruption case, challenged his conviction and sought suspension of the guilty verdict, media reports said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Honor launching 'Honor 9N' not '9X' in India on July 24
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Contrary to reports that Chinese smartphone maker Huawei's sub-brand Honor is set to launch "Honor 9X" on July 24, the smartphone is going to be called "Honor 9N".
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Dry spell grips Bihar, paddy farmers panic
Saraiya (Bihar) July 16 (IANS) An unusually long dry spell is giving sleepless nights to Awadhesh Prasad and Mahesh Yadav, paddy farmers of Lakhsimpur Arai village under Saraiya block in Muzaffarpur district. The paddy saplings are barely alive, and at stake is Awadhesh's savings.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Telangana,National,Business/Economy
Mithila Palkar reveals how she manages her curly hair in monsoon
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Actress Mithila Palkar, who is known for her strong yet relatable girl in web series "Girl in the city" and is now gearing up for her big bang Bollywood outing in "Karwaan" with Irrfan Khan and Dulquer Salman, says that her off camera time is all about taking things easy and letting her hair breathe.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Boys from Argentina's slums dream big through cricket
Buenos Aires, July 16 (IANS) Young boys have long regarded football as a way out of poverty in Argentina's slums, but in recent years, thousands have turned to cricket thanks to an initiative launched by the Catholic church.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Cricket,Football
Sugar production to be 35-35.5 million tonnes: ISMA
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Sugar production in 2018-19 (starting October) is expected to be 35-35.5 million tonnes, which is 2.8-3.3 million tonnes higher than in 2017-18, the preliminary estimates of the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Pondicherry International Film Festival announced
Puducherry, July 16 (IANS) A Pondicherry International Film Festival (PIFF), which will showcase over 100 films from more than 25 countries, was announced on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Pondicherry,Cinema/Showbiz
Carlos Lascano plans feature film on 'Lila'
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Argentine director and writer Carlos Lascano says he is planning to convert his short film "Lila" into a long feature format.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Evocative artworks on display at Jor Bagh metro station
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Through evocative art works, poetry and prose, an ongoing exhibition at the Jor Bagh metro station decodes and amplifies actions that slowly tear and restructure the fabric of our cities.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Nagarjuna has extremely special role in 'Brahmastra': KJO (Movie Snippets)
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar says he is honoured and excited to have southern superstar Nagarjuna play a special role in his upcoming production venture "Brahmastra".
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mamata's hoardings at rally venue to welcome me: Modi
Midnapore (West Bengal), July 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took a dig at West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee over TMC flags, banners and hoardings around his rally venue in West Midnapore district's Midnapore town, saying she put up these to 'welcome' him to the state.
2018-07-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Business/Economy
20 injured in canopy collapse during Modi's Bengal rally
Midnapore (Bengal), July 16 (IANS) At least 20 people were injured when a canopy collapsed during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally here while he was addressing the crowd.
2018-07-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Scientists identify molecule to treat fibrotic diseases
New York, July 16 (IANS) Scientists have identified a molecule that can act as a potential therapy for fibrotic diseases -- a progressive scarring and hardening of internal organs.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Will try to restore anticipatory bail, UP tells SC
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath-led Uttar Pradesh government informed the Supreme Court on Monday that a Bill to restore the legal provision for anticipatory bail, taken away in 1975 during the Emergency, would be placed before the Assembly.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Cardi B rejects photo offers to protect baby's privacy
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Rapper Cardi B's baby Kulture Kiari Cephus won't make her public debut soon despite a flood of offers from media outlets.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
BJP activists smear black oil on Tharoor's office
Thiruvananthapuram, July 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party youth wing activists on Monday smeared black oil on Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's constituency office here over his comment that a "Hindu Pakistan" would be created if the ruling party at the Centre returned to power.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Kenya's Kipchoge targets personal best in Berlin
Nairobi, July 16 (IANS) Kenyan Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge said his goal is to lower his personal best time ahead of the Berlin Marathon in September.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Kenya,Sports,Athletics
Despite stir, repatriation of tribals from Tripura as planned: Official
Agartala, July 16 (IANS) Despite a hunger strike by a few refugees, the repatriation of Reang tribals from Tripura to Mizoram would start from August 16 as scheduled, an official said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Previous governments stalled decision on MSP: Modi
Midnapore (West Bengal), July 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday accused previous central governments and those ruling the states of not taking any concrete decision on hiking minimum support prices (MSP) despite demands from farmers.
2018-07-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Business/Economy
ED team in Singapore to track down Nirav Modi
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) In a bid to tighten the noose around fugitive diamond jeweller Nirav Modi, wanted in India in a Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case, a three-member Enforcement Directorate (ED) team has reached Singapore.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Actors cannot be liable for insulting dialogues: HC
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday said that actors cannot be held liable for dialogues that allegedly insulted former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in the "Sacred Games" web series
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
How to be flight fabulous
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Airport looks are as important as black-tie events nowadays. So, while insuring that outfit is on-point, lets not forget to get a flawless beauty and hair look.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cygnus spacecraft leaves ISS after giving orbital boost
Washington, July 16 (IANS) A Cygnus cargo spacecraft left the International Space Station (ISS), after raising the station's altitude by about 282 feet (86 meters), the media reported.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology
'The Reunions' producers to back Hindi film
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Natasha and Khushi Kothari, who have produced the forthcoming Gujarati film "The Reunions", have locked the script for their next project. Their second venture is a Hindi film tentatively titled "Let's Talk Love".
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Trying to maintain balanced life for Kainaat: Rannvijay Singha
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Actor-anchor Rannvijay Singha, the photographs of whose one-year-old daughter Kainaat's 'playdate' with Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan's son Taimur in London were splashed across social media, says he is trying to give his child a "balanced life" amidst the media glare.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
16 children saved as van catches fire
Ranchi, July 16 (IANS) A major tragedy was averted in Godda in Jharkhand as a Maruti van carrying 16 school children caught fire on Monday, police said.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Sahil Phull to play national security agent (TV Snippets)
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Actor Sahil Phull, known for TV shows like "Kundali Bhagya" and "Uttaran", will play a national security agent in the digital project "The Birthday Gift".
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
India leads serverless computing adoption: Report
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) With 43 per cent developers deploying applications in a serverless environment compared to 33 per cent globally, India is leading the pack in serverless adoption, US-based Cloud infrastructure provider DigitalOcean said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Trump meets Finnish President ahead of Putin summit
Helsinki, July 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Monday met his Finnish counterpart Sauli Niinisto for breakfast here, just hours ahead of his first official summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Finland,Politics,Diplomacy
Juliette Binoche, Ethan Hawke to star in 'La Verite'
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Actors Juliette Binoche and Ethan Hawke have been selected to star in Japanese filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda's directorial film "La Verite".
2018-07-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Petrol, diesel prices fall after 10 days
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Petrol prices fell around 10 paise across the four metro cities on Monday after rising nearly a rupee and a half in the the last 10 days. Prices of diesel also were down around 13-15 paise from the levels on Sunday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pondicherry International Film Festival announced
Puducherry, July 16 (IANS) Puducherry Tourism has announced the inaugural edition of an independent film extravaganza, Pondicherry International Film Festival (PIFF), which will showcase over 100 films from more than 25 countries.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Pondicherry,Cinema/Showbiz
'Ant-Man and the Wasp' mints Rs 19 crore in opening weekend in India
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Paul Rudd's "Ant-Man and the Wasp" has registered a business of Rs 19.3 crore net in its opening weekend in India.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
3 defused rocket launchers found in pond
Ranchi, July 16 (IANS) Three defused rocket launchers were recovered from a pond in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district, police said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India successfully test fires BrahMos missile
Bhubaneswar, July 16 (IANS) India on Monday successfully test fired supersonic cruise missile BrahMos off the Odisha coast, proving it one of the best all-weather weapon systems.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Orissa,National,Science/Tech,Defence/Security
Andrabi, aides sent to 30 days judicial custody
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A court here on Monday sent Asiya Andrabi, chief of the Kashmiri women's group "Dukhtaran-e-Milat" (Daughters of Faith), and two associates to 30 days judicial custody for allegedly advocating secession of Jammu and Kashmir and violence.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Terrorism
Taylor Swift handles concert malfunction with ease
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Singer-songwriter Taylor Swift turned a technical failure on stage into a special spontaneous moment with fans.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Two bikers transporting friend's body arrested
Jammu, July 16 (IANS) Two Amarnath pilgrims were arrested in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district on Monday while they were transporting the body of their dead friend on a motorcycle without informing the police.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Sharif challenges graft case conviction
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif along with his daughter Maryam and her husband on Monday filed an appeal against a court's verdict which sentenced them to lengthy prison terms over their ownership of properties in London.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Ticks are more likely to attack blood group A: Study
London, July 16 (IANS) People with type A blood could be more at risk of being bitten by a tick, including bugs that cause the potentially fatal Lyme disease, a study says.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Environment/Wildlife
Wonder benefits of coconut oil
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Ever wondered about the different ways in which coconut oil can be used? This marvel oil has been used in India for generations for a variety of reasons because of its different health benefits.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Queer Eye' returns for Season 3
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Netflix has announced the renewal of its series "Queer Eye", which has bagged four nominations at this year's Emmy Awards.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Hotel Transylvania 3...' becomes number one in US
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) "Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation" raked in a little over $44.5 million to top the box office in North American theatres.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
India, England aim for series win in final ODI (Preview)
Leeds, July 16 (IANS) After losing the second One-Day International (ODI), India will aim to improve performance in every department when they face confident England in the third and final match at the Headingley Cricket ground here on Tuesday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Cristiano Ronaldo arrives in Italy to join Juventus
Turin, July 16 (IANS) Football great Cristiano Ronaldo arrived here ahead of his formal presentation as the latest acquisition of reigning Serie A champions Juventus.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Shadab Khan speaks for 'right to education' through 'Delhi 47 KM'
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Shadab Khan says he has tried to convey the importance of right to education through his upcoming film "Delhi 47 KM".
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Our children will be proud, says french striker Griezmann
Moscow, July 16 (IANS) France forward Antoine Griezmann hailed his "extraordinary" teammates after Les Blues won the FIFA World Cup for a second time.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Spain's Fernando Torres to debut with Sagan Tosu
Tokyo, July 16 (IANS) Spain's former striker Fernando Torres was introduced as the new member of Japanese club Sagan Tosu on Monday, in an event witnessed by hundreds of people in front of the Best Amenity Stadium.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Football
George Clooney walks unassisted after scooter crash
Rome, July 16 (IANS) Actor-director George Clooney arrived here and crossed the airport runway unassisted just a few days after a scooter crash.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Italy,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Musk slammed for calling Thai cave rescuer 'Pedo'
San Francisco, July 16 (IANS) SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk was slammed on social media on Sunday for attacking a British diver who helped rescue the boys trapped in a flooded cave in Thailand, baselessly calling him a "pedo" on Twitter.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Equity indices trade lower on weak Asian cues
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices traded in the negative territory on Monday afternoon tracking weak Asian markets.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Pakistan election meeting attack toll touches 149
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) The death toll in the suicide attack targeting an election meeting in Pakistan has increased to 149, while the number of injured stands at 186, an official said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
SC seeks Centre's stand on plea to ban hoisting green flags (Lead, Correcting para 2)
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Centre's stand on a plea by a cleric seeking a ban on hoisting green flags with a crescent and star, terming it un-Islamic and resembling that of a Pakistani political party.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Lily James won't have 'space' in Downton Abbey movie
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) When the cast of TV series "Downton Abbey" returns for the upcoming big screen movie adaption, it will be without one of the series beloved stars Lily James.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Maharashtra milk farmers protest
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Thousands of milk farmers launched an agitation early on Monday, hitting supply of fresh milk across big cities in Maharashtra, in support of various demands.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy
China, EU agree to defend multilateral trade
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) China and the European Union (EU) on Monday agreed to defend the multilateral trading system and rejected unilateral measures imposed by the US.
2018-07-16
Category: International, China,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Bollywood's football fans hail France's victory
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) From Amitabh Bachchan to Shatrughan Sinha and Ranveer Singh to Arjun Kapoor, a slew of celebrities who are ardent football fans have hailed France's victory at the FIFA World Cup 2018, besides lauding the diversity that the team represents.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
New Windows 10 version to upgrade Notepad, Edge
San Francisco, July 16 (IANS) Microsoft is releasing a test version of Windows 10 update with added features in Notepad, improvements in its web browser Microsoft Edge and more to "Windows Insiders in the Fast ring", where preview updates are delivered to testers first.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Woman found dead, husband arrested
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) A newly married woman was found dead at her in-laws' residence here, police said on Monday. The husband has been arrested.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India's wholesale inflation rate rises to 5.77% in June
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Rise in prices of manufactured products along with that of food articles and fuel types accelerated India's wholesale inflation rate at 5.77 per cent compared to 4.43 per cent in the previous month, official data showed on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
New VC in Tripura University
Agartala, July 16 (IANS) Writer and noted academic Vijaykumar Laxmikantrao Dharurkar on Monday joined as the new Vice Chancellor of Tripura University.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Tripura,National,Education
India's wholesale inflation stood at 5.77% in June
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS ) Wholesale price-indexed (WPI) inflation in India during June stood at 5.77 per cent compared to 4.43 per cent in the previous month, official data showed here on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Hope people find comfort in my battle with depression, alcoholism: Simon Pegg
Paris, July 16 (IANS) English actor Simon Pegg described his fight with alcoholism and depression as "awful and terrible", but he hopes his struggle will help and give strength to people fighting similar demons.
2018-07-16
Category: International, France,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,National,IANS Life
The Indian Monsoon is a two-faced Janus: Both clean and dirty
Chennai, July 16 (IANS/Mongabay) Every year during the dry season between December and March, a dirty haze appears over South Asia and China. It is a potent mixture of pollutants borne out of wood burning and crop burning, vehicular emissions and industrial combustion, christened the Asian Brown Cloud.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Indian IT decision makers bullish on AI in BFSI sector: Report
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Three in one top Indian IT decision makers say there is a strong need for adopting Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the banking, financial services and insurance (BFSI) sector, a new report said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
SC seeks Centre's stand on plea to ban hoisting green flags
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Centre's stand on a plea by a cleric seeking a ban on hoisting green flags with a crescent and star, terming it as un-Islamic and resembling that of a Pakistani political party.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
How we went wrong in understanding ecology - and what to do (Book Review)
Title: Being Ecological; Author: Timothy Morton; Publisher: Pelican/Penguin Random House UK; Pages: 240; Price: Rs 399
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books,Environment/Wildlife
SC to hear anticipatory bail plea of Kerala priest accused of rape
New Delhi July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear an anticipatory bail plea of one of the Malankara Orthodox Church priests who is on the run after facing charges of sexual abuse of a parishioner.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
FIFA World Cup final: Pussy Riot claims responsibility for pitch invaders
Moscow, July 16 (IANS) Russian punk protest organisation and band Pussy Riot has claimed responsibility for four people running onto the field at the Luzhniki Stadium here during the final match of the FIFA World Cup 2018 between France and Croatia.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Cinema/Showbiz,Sports
Try out some refreshing classic mojito twists
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Known as one of the most iconic cocktails, the mojito has been stirring taste buds since early 1900s. So much so that the invigorating drink is celebrated across the world as World Mojito Day on July 11. So, why not try some refreshing twists of mojito this season.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
BJP has completely failed: Kejriwal
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has failed completely in the national capital with the law and order situation further deteriorating.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Anubav Sinha slams trolls in open letter over 'Mulk'
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Anubhav Sinha, who is being accused of running propaganda to garner support and sympathy for Muslims through his upcoming film "Mulk", has hit out at trolls, saying the movie is not funded by either underworld kingpin Dawood Ibrahim, the Congress or the RSS, and neither is it about Hindus or Muslims.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Religion
Rajasthan police constables exam held peacefully
Jaipur, July 16 (IANS) The Rajasthan Police Constable Examination was held peacefully on Saturday and Sunday to fill in 13,142 posts in the state, a top officer said.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Education
Congress will introduce laws to protect lawyers, journalists: Sachin Pilot
Jaipur, July 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot said the party will introduce laws for protecting advocates, lawyers and journalists if voted to power in the assembly polls later this year.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Priyanka Chopra wraps up shooting for 'Isn't It Romantic'
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) The shooting for the Hollywood film "Isn't It Romantic", starring Indian actress Priyanka Chopra, has concluded.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Style up your boyfriend jeans in smart ways
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Boyfriend jeans is one fashion trend that effortlessly blur the lines between classy and funky. A far cry from conventional skinny jeans, these jeans are versatile and can look ultra glamorous with almost everything- from a cool tee, to a shirt, to even a sharp blazer! So, join the fashion bandwagon now.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Trump arrives in Helsinki, to hold summit with Putin
Helsinki, July 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin will hold their first official summit here on Monday, in which the leaders are expected to address issues including Syria, Ukraine conflicts, nuclear disarmament and the alleged interference of Moscow in the 2016 American elections.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Finland,Politics,Diplomacy
Travis Barker's car collides with school bus
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Blink-182 drummer Travis Barker is reportedly uninjured after his car was hit by a school bus.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
N.Korea announces amnesty to celebrate 70th founding anniversary
Seoul, July 16 (IANS) North Korea plans to implement a general amnesty before celebrating its 70th founding anniversary on September 9, Pyongyang's state media said on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, South Korea,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
18 killed in Pakistan accident
Islamabad, July 16 (IANS) At least 18 people were killed and 30 others injured on Monday in a road accident in Pakistan's Sindh province, police said.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cellular-connected drones arriving fast: Report
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) More than 13 per cent of drones will support embedded SIMs and advanced cellular connectivity by 2022 globally, a new report has said.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Ahmedabad University starts global MBA programme for pharma professionals
Ahmedabad, July 16 (IANS) The Ahmedabad University, in collaboration with the Rady School of Management at the University of California San Diego, has launched a Global Executive MBA Degree in pharmaceutical management to professionals employed in pharma and allied industries.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Education
Cloudy morning in Delhi, rains likely
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The national capital witnessed a cloudy and humid morning on Monday with the minimum temperature recorded at 27.2 degrees Celsius, the season's average, the Met office said.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Facebook fails to stop users from sharing pirated movies
San Francisco, July 16 (IANS) Several Facebook groups are sharing pirated Hollywood movies to hundred of thousands of users and the social media giant's automated software are unable to stop copyright infringements, the media reported.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Key Indian equity indices trade flat in morning session
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices was trading flat-to-negative on Monday soon after opening.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Infiltration bid foiled in LoC, militant killed
Srinagar, July 16 (IANS) A militant was killed on Monday on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district as alert troops foiled an infiltration bid, defence sources said.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Heavy rains in Kerala disrupts normal life
Thiruvananthapuram, July 16 (IANS) Heavy rains pounded Kerala on Monday disrupting normal life with more rainfall predicted till Wednesday, weather officials said.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
China's GDP grows 6.8%
Beijing, July 16 (IANS) China's gross domestic product (GDP) grew 6.8 per cent year-on-year in the first half of 2018 to about 41.90 trillion yuan ($6 trillion), official data revealed on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, China,Business/Economy
Simon Cowell rules out having more kids
London, July 16 (IANS) Music mogul Simon Cowell says he won't have any more children.Cowell, who is a father to four-year-old Eric, feels he is too old to have any more children at the age of 58, reportsAmirror.co.uk.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Macron to welcome French football team at Elysee Palace
Paris, July 16 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron will hold a reception ceremony on Monday for the national football team at his Elysee Palace official residence to celebrate their victory against Croatia at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
2018-07-16
Category: International, France,2018 FIFA World Cup,Politics,Sports, US Elections
Briton 'lucky' to survive jump from Australia waterfall
Canberra, July 16 (IANS) A British man has been deemed "lucky" to be alive after jumping from a waterfall in an iconic Australian national park.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Australia,Human Interest/Society
10 killed in fresh Nicaragua clashes
Managua, July 16 (IANS) Ten people were killed and over dozens others injured in clashes in Nicaragua between security forces and anti-government protesters who were blocking roads.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Nicaragua,Politics,Defence/Security
Israel sets up cybersecurity center to protect railways
Tel Aviv, July 16 (IANS) Israel has developed a cybersecurity center to protect its railway system, media reports said on Sunday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security,Technology
Pete Davidson comes to Ariana Grande's defence
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Actor Pete Davidson stood by his fiancee Ariana Grande when the singer was slammed for wearing a pendant of the former's late father's New York City Fire Department badge.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Protests continue in Iraq over lack of jobs, basic services
Baghdad, July 16 (IANS) Hundreds of Iraqi demonstrators took to the streets on Sunday in protest over lack of jobs and basic service, police said.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Who could move after World Cup performances?
Moscow, July 16 (IANS) Every World Cup has its winners and losers: no matter who finally lifts the trophy, with some footballers' performances seeing their stock rise dramatically and earning them a big-money move over the summer. These are some players whose displays in Russia will have attracted attention and who could be on the move.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Over 4,000 pilgrims leave Jammu for Amarnath Yatra
Jammu, July 16 (IANS) Over 1,87,300 pilgrims have so far performed this year's Amarnath Yatra as another batch of 4,195 pilgrims left Jammu for the Valley on Monday.
2018-07-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion
Plastic bags consumption reduces by 80% in Israel
Tel Aviv, July 16 (IANS) Israeli consumption of plastic bags decreased by 80 per cent in 2017 than the year before, according to Israeli Environment Ministry on Sunday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Israel,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Polish people take part in 'Day without cell phone'
Warsaw, July 16 (IANS) Polish people participated in the "Day without cell phone" campaign on Sunday, an informal action encouraging people to put away their mobiles and strive to consolidate direct ties with friends and family members.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Poland,Technology,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Trump labels EU foe of US
Washington, July 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he considers the European Union an adversary of his country.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Rita Ora wants to bag more acting roles
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Singer Rita Ora wants to continue with her acting career after the success of the "Fifty Shades of Grey" movie franchise, and says she would like to do a horror film.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Bodies of 5 Bangladeshi footballers drowned in river recovered
Dhaka, July 16 (IANS) The bodies of five teenage Bangladeshi footballers who drowned in a river on Saturday evening were recovered early on Sunday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Harry Styles thanks fans in emotional speech
Los Angeles, July 16 (IANS) Singer Harry Styles wrapped up his debut tour here with an emotional speech, thanking his fans and the audience for their support.
2018-07-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Trump arrives in Helsinki for summit with Putin
Helsinki, July 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump arrived here on Sunday evening for the summit with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, the first one-on-one meeting between the two leaders in the midst of various tensions.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Finland,Politics,Diplomacy
8 killed in Kabul suicide bomb attack
Kabul, July 16 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and 17 others wounded after a suicide bomber blew himself up near a government ministry office in Kabul on Sunday, authorities said.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security,Terrorism
World Cup: France are champions, that's what matters, says Deschamps
Moscow, July 16 (IANS) Brushing aside talk during the FIFA World Cup as to whether France played attractive football or not, head coach Didier Deschamps on Sunday said all that matters is they are champions and will remain at the top for the next four years.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
It was the best game we played in World Cup: Dalic
Moscow, July 16 (IANS) Croatia head coach Zlatko Dalic feels his team played the best match of the FIFA World Cup despite losing 4-2 to France in the final here on Sunday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Argentine press rips national team coach Sampaoli as he heads for the exit
Buenos Aires, July 16 (IANS) The Argentine press ran front-page stories on Sunday, the day of the 2018 FIFA World Cup final, ripping Jorge Sampaoli as reports emerged that the Argentine Soccer Federation (AFA) and the national team coach had parted ways.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
India enter quarters of Asian Junior badminton
Jakarta, July 16 (IANS) Barring Lakshya Sen, none of the Indian could stand up to the clinical South Koreans as India went down 1-4 in their last Group C match in the Asian Junior Badminton Championships here on Sunday.
2018-07-16
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Badminton
Mbappe taking over world football crown from Messi, Ronaldo: Ferdinand
Moscow, July 15 (IANS) Former England defender Rio Ferdinand on Sunday said current superstars Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are "handing over their crown" as the world's best footballer to teenage France sensation Kylian Mbappe.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Indira Gandhi had lifted Emergency, apologised for excesses: Congress
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Congress on Sunday said it was former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi who had herself lifted the Emergency and apologised for the excesses committed during it.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
How distancing from decision can help arrive at a better one?
New York, July 15 (IANS) Distancing yourself from a decision may help you make the choice that produces the most benefit for you and others affected, suggests new research.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech
Kane wins Golden Boot, Modric bags Golden Ball in 2018 World Cup
Moscow, July 15 (IANS) England's Harry Kane won the Golden Boot award while Croatia captain Luka Modric walked away with the Golden Ball of the 2018 FIFA World Cup here on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
France overpower Croatia to win 2nd FIFA World Cup title
Moscow, July 15 (IANS) France scored twice in each half as they thumped combative maiden finalists Croatia 4-2 in a dramatic final at the Luzhniki Stadium to win the FIFA World Cup for the second time in 20 years here on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Ronaldinho, Will Smith shine in World Cup closing ceremony
Moscow, July 15 (IANS) Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho and United States actor and musician Will Smith were among the stars rocking the stage on Sunday for the 2018 FIFA World Cup closing ceremony, ahead of the final match pitting France against Croatia.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
105 couples tie knot in Kashmir's biggest mass marriage function
Srinagar, July 15 (IANS) A total of 105 couples tied the knot here on Sunday in Kashmir's biggest-ever mass marriage function.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion,Human Interest/Society
CBI to probe Assam's coal scam
Guwahati, July 15 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Sunday directed senior state officials to take necessary steps for handing over the multi-crore Barak Valley coal scam to the CBI.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
France overpower Croatia 4-2 in FIFA World Cup final
Moscow, July 15 (IANS) France scored twice in each half as they thumped a combative Croatia 4-2 in a dramatic final to win the FIFA World Cup for the second time in 20 years here on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Sugar mill ex-manager commits suicide (Lead, correcting intro)
Shamli (Uttar Pradesh), July 15 (IANS) A former Manager of a sugar mill, who had accused his relative, a retired IAS officer, of forcing him to exchange demonetised currency totalling Rs 10 crore, committed suicide in Shamli district, police said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Djokovic beats Anderson, wins 4th Wimbledon title
London, July 15 (IANS) Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic on Sunday overpowered South Africa's Kevin Anderson 6-2, 6-2, 7-6 (7-3) in a lopsided Wimbledon final, taking home the trophy for the fourth time in his career.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
BJP MP's daughter among 19 summoned in Assam's cash-for-jobs scam
Guwahati, July 15 (IANS) The daughter of BJP's Lok Sabha MP R.P. Sharma is among 19 government officials issued summons on Sunday by the Assam Police in the multi-crore cash-for-jobs scam.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Djokovic wins fourth Wimbledon title
London, July 15 (IANS) Serbia's Novak Djokovic defeated Kevin Anderson of South Africa in straight sets to win men's singles title at the Wimbledon Championships, the 13th Grand Slam, here on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Government, private sectors should ensure skilled ecosystem: Pradhan
Bhubaneswar, July 15 (IANS) Union Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said that the government and the private sector should work together to ensure a skilled ecosystem.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Delhi sees scattered rain on Sunday, to see light showers the week
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The National Capital on Sunday saw scattered rainfall with Met forecast predicting on and off monsoon showers throughout the week.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Modi accuses Congress of shedding crocodile tears for farmers
Mirzapur, July 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday accused the Congress, as well as and other opposition parties, of shedding crocodile tears for farmers and said several irrigation projects in the country had languished in its rule.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Players with 100 plus caps an advantage: Hockey captain Rani
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) India's women's hockey team skipper Rani Rampal feels they carry good international exposure and players having 100 plus international caps will be an advantage for them in the forthcoming Women's Hockey World Cup.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Croatian President presents Putin with national team jersey
Moscow, July 15 (IANS) Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has presented Russian President Vladimir Putin with a Croatian national team jersey in red and white with the number 9 and the name Putin written on it. After that, Kitarovic and Putin began their bilateral talks.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Sugar mill ex-manager commits suicide
Shamli (Uttar Pradesh), July 15 (IANS) A former Manager of a sugar mill, who had accused a retired IAS officer's relative of forcing him to exchange demonetised currency totalling Rs 10 crore, committed suicide in Shamli district, police said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Putin offers to share World Cup organising lessons with 2022 host Qatar
Moscow, July 15 (IANS) The president of Russia Vladimir Putin on Sunday offered to give 2022 FIFA World Cup host Qatar the opportunity to share Russia's organising lessons learned through hosting the 2018 World Cup.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
13 stolen bikes recovered, 2 arrested
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Thirteen stolen bikes were recovered after two vehicle thieves were arrested here, police said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Wrestler Vinesh clinches gold at Spanish Grand Prix
Madrid, July 15 (IANS) India's Vinesh Phogat clinched the gold medal at the Spanish Grand Prix wrestling tournament, thrashing Natasha Fox of Canada 10-0 in the final of the women's 50 kilogram freestyle category here on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Other Sports
Marquez bags 5th victory of MotoGP season at German GP
Sachsenring (Germany), July 15 (IANS) Spanish MotoGP rider Marc Marquez (Honda) achieved his fifth victory of the season on Sunday by winning the German Grand Prix, the ninth consecutive win of his career.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Motorsports
Young woman commits suicide in Bengal
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) A young woman committed suicide by hanging herself in West Bengal's West Midnapore district on Sunday, police said.
2018-07-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Sexual harassment at work still perennial issue for women'
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) National Commission for Women (NCW) Chairperson Rekha Sharma said that women are still victim of sexual harassment at workplace and many do not report such incidents.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Cinema/Showbiz
Female lawyer raped by senior, case filed
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) A senior lawyer was booked for rape after his junior alleged that she was raped by him in his chamber in a court complex here, police said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sculptor seeks cooperation of Centre, Odisha for new temple
Bhubaneswar, July 15 (IANS) Eminent sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra, who has been nominated to the Rajya Sabha, on Sunday sought the cooperation of the central and Odisha governments for his dream project of constructing a second Konark temple in the state.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
Modi is a peddler of lies, must apologise to nation: Congress
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Terming Prime Minister Narendra Modi a "peddler of untruths", Congress on Sunday demanded an apology from him for calling it a "Muslim party".
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Christian body, BJP spar in Jharkhand
Ranchi, July 15 (IANS) A Christian body on Sunday urged Jharkhand Governor Drupdi Mumru for an end to action against missionaries in the state while the ruling BJP accused them of "exploitation of tribals".
2018-07-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Man United to rest World Cup footballers at start of season
London, July 15 (IANS) Unhappy with the early start of the club football season's English Premier League, Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho said that he won't include footballers returning from World Cup duty in the team's August 10 opener.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Opposition meet on Monday to discuss monsoon session strategy
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Amid indications that they will join hands in an election to elect the new Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman, opposition parties will meet here on Monday evening to discuss their strategy for the Monsoon Session of Parliament beginning Wednesday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Liberal visa regime agreement signed between India, Bangladesh
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Reiterating their commitment to strengthen the bilateral relation on the basis of friendship, trust and understanding, India and Bangladesh on Sunday signed agreement to liberalize the visa regime between the two countries.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
7 killed, 25 injured in J&K landslide
Jammu, July 15 (IANS) Seven persons were killed and over 25 injured in a landslide in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district on Sunday, officials said.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Argentina settles football coach Sampaoli's exit terms
Moscow, July 15 (IANS) The Argentine Football Association (AFA) has settled the terms of exit of their head coach Jorge Sampaoli following the national team's disappointing performance at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
India, Bahrain make pharma a key area of cooperation
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) In an important boost to the Indian healthcare industry, India and Bahrain on Sunday agreed to make pharmaceuticals a key area of cooperation following the second High Joint Commission meeting led by External Affairs Minister Susham Swaraj and Bahraini Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid Bin Ahmed Bin Mohamed Al Khalifa in Manama.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Diaspora,Diplomacy
Kabir's teachings still relevant: Kovind
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday said Kabir was a great social reformer whose teachings are as relevant on present day as in his time.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Committee to review penal provisions under Companies Act
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) A 10-member committee has been set up to review the penal provisions under the Companies Act and examine de-criminalisation of certain offences, the government announced on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Everyone fell in love with Russia during World Cup, says FIFA chief
Moscow, July 15 (IANS) FIFA President Gianni Infantino said on Sunday that he fell in love with Russia during the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Autonomous driving cars could save billions: German study
Berlin, July 15 (IANS) Autonomous driving cars might save billions of euros and reduce CO2 emission in the future, a study by the Association of German Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) showed.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Germany,Technology,Business/Economy
Sri Lanka to build world class beach park
Colombo, July 15 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government will construct a world class beach park, at a cost of $300 milliion, next to a mega multi-billion-dollar port city project in Colombo, the media reported on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Traffic police wants VIP windows at toll plaza sealed
Gurugram, July 15 (IANS) The Traffic Police here have alleged misuse of emergency or VIP lanes by the contractor at the Kherki Daula toll plaza on Delhi-Gurugram Expressway and sought sealing of toll collection windows at the dedicated lanes.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Haryana,National,Business/Economy
Sindhu loses to Okuhara in Thailand Open final
Bangkok, July 15 (IANS) India's star shuttler P.V. Sindhu lost to reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in straight games in the women's singles final of the Thailand Open here on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
Paris Jackson is bisexual
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Model-actress Paris Jackson has hinted that she might be bisexual.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Porte, Rojas crash out of Tour de France stage 9
Roubaix (France), July 15 (IANS) Australian cyclist Richie Porte (BMC) and Spain's Jose Joaquin Rojas (Movistar) dropped out of the ninth stage of the Tour de France road race on Sunday, after a crash 7 kilometers into the stage.
2018-07-15
Category: International, France,Sports,Other Sports
India made Vice-Chair Asia Pacific of World Customs Organisation
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) India has become the Vice-Chair, or regional head, of the Asia Pacific region of the World Customs Organisation (WCO) for a period of two years up to June 2020, the government announced on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Kejriwal attacks Modi for harping on Hindu, Muslim issue
Indore, July 15 (IANS) In this age of technology and 5G, Prime Minister Narendra Modi remains obsessed by subjects related to Hindu-Muslim divide, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Seven killed in Pune road accident
Pune, July 15 (IANS) At least seven persons were killed on the spot when two private cars collided on the outskirts of Lonavala in Pune district, an official said here on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Criminals arrested, four pistols seized
Ghaziabad, July 15 (IANS) Police here have arrested five criminals, two of whom carried rewards of Rs 100,000 and Rs 50,000 for their arrest, and seized four pistols, two cars and Rs 1.2 lakh in cash from them.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP may go for early general election: Mayawati
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Sunday said the BJP could go for early general election as well as assembly election in three states -- Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan, simultaneously.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Haryana STF arrests wanted criminal from Noida
Gurugram, July 15 (IANS) A wanted criminal carrying a bounty of Rs 1.5 lakh on his head was arrested from Noida, adjoining Delhi, by Haryana's Special Task Force (STF), police said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Aadhaar biometric data cannot be hacked: Minister
Panaji, July 15 (IANS) The biometric data of Aadhaar cannot be hacked even if someone tried a billion times, Union Minister for Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Sunday, while calling the data storage system "completely safe and secure".
2018-07-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Technology
Haryana launches plantation drive in Gurugram
Gurugram, July 15 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday launched a 'Paudhagiri campaign' (plantation drive) to increase the green cover in the state under which over 22 lakh plants will be planted during the monsoon season.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Haryana,National,Politics,Education,Environment/Wildlife
Irrfan Khan exudes positivity in new Twitter image
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actor Irrfan Khan is fighting a rare disease like a warrior -- and with a smile on his face.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
5 killed, 25 injured in J&K landslide
Jammu, July 15 (IANS) Five persons were killed and 25 injured in a landslide in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district on Sunday, officials said.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Alok Agarwal is AAP CM candidate in MP
Indore, July 15 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday declared Alok Agarwal, an activist who studied at IIT Kanpur, as the Aam Aadmi Partys (AAP) Chief Ministerial candidate in Madhya Pradesh.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Google might face record fine in Android monopoly case
London, July 15 (IANS) Google will be hit with a record European Union (EU) fine for using its Android smartphone system to fortify its search empire.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Business/Economy
Himachal continues to experience rainfall
Shimla, July 15 (IANS) Hills of Himachal Pradesh on Sunday continued to experience moderate to heavy rains and all the major rivers and their tributaries were in spate, officials said. There could be heavy rainfall at some places in the state till Monday, the Met office warned.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
West Ham signs midfielder Felipe Anderson
London, July 15 (IANS) West Ham United announced on Sunday the signing of attacking midfielder Felipe Anderson from Lazio for the next four seasons.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Feeling of doing something for own country unmatched: Shankar Mahadevan
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Singer-composer Shankar Mahadevan, who has collaborated with Tomorrow's India, for a 'My Country, My Music' project which will bring together the best of India's folk music on a common stage, says doing something for one's own nation brings unmatched gratification.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Emerging Hindustani classical music artistes put on mesmerising recital
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) With soulful vocal and santoor recitals, Hindustani classicalists Mahalaxmi Shenoy and Raj Kumar Majumdar created a vibrant yet mesmerising ambience at the 10th Quarterly Baithak of Chandigarh-based educational institution Pracheen Kala Kendra here.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
Oliver Stark feels there can be multiple '9-1-1' spin-offs
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) British actor Oliver Stark says he sees various branches stemming out of procedural drama "9-1-1", making way for multiple spin-offs.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Modi to address rally in Bengal's Midnapore on Monday
Kolkata, July 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a rally in West Bengal's Midnapore town on Monday, a BJP leader said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Sindhu loses to Okuhara in Thailand Open final
Bangkok, July 15 (IANS) India's star shuttler P.V. Sindhu lost to reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in straight games in the women's singles final of the Thailand Open here on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
'Sacred Games': Kashyap does a 'yay' on Rahul Gandhi's remark
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap has appreciated Congress President Rahul Gandhi's comment on freedom of expression as a fundamental democratic right, in the context of the filmmaker's web show "Sacred Games". However, filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar has questioned the politician.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Pacquiao wins welterweight title in TKO victory
Kuala Lumpur, July 15 (IANS) Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao won a world welterweight champion title here on Sunday, defeating his opponent Lucas Matthysse from Argentina by technical knockout (TKO).
2018-07-15
Category: International, Malaysia,Sports,Other Sports
Facebook will not remove fake news, but demote it
San Francisco, July 15 (IANS) Facebook has said that it will not remove fake news from its platform because it does not violate its community standards. Instead, it says posts that it deems to be fake news will be "demoted" in the news feed.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Media,Technology
Make teaching of mother-tongue compulsory in school: Naidu
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Lauding language as an embodiment of morals, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday appealed all state governments to include teaching of mother tongue as a mandatory subject in school.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books,Education
Fuel prices unchanged on Sunday after three days of rise
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Following three days of hikes in transport fuel prices, state-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) kept petrol and diesel prices unchanged on Sunday under the dynamic pricing regime in operation since June last year.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Chicago clashes after police kill black man
Chicago, July 15 (IANS) Police in Chicago have clashed with protesters after an officer fatally shot a black man who was suspected of carrying a gun.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Asian Games torch relay starts from capital
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The torch relay for the 2018 Asian Games commenced at the Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium here on Sunday with 31 athletes, including Indonesian badminton legend Susi Susanti, bearing the torch .
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
France or Croatia: Bollywood roots for FIFA World Cup favourites
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities Ranveer Singh, Abhishek Bachchan and John Abraham among others are excited about the clash between France and Croatia at the FIFA World Cup 2018 final in Moscow on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
A long-drive with friends proved costly for Hyderabadi techie
Hyderabad, July 15 (IANS) A long drive on his weekly day off along with a relative and friends proved to be deadly for Mohammad Azam, a software engineer who was beaten to death by a mob in Karnataka's Bidar district on Friday on suspicion of being a child lifter.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
84 Amur leopard remain in the wild: Study
Washington, July 15 (IANS) Scientists estimate that only 84 Amur leopards, a highly endangered specie, are left in the wild across its current range in Russia and China.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
Yasin Malik detained in Kashmir
Srinagar, July 15 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik was detained by police on Sunday in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Terrorism
Girls allowed to wear shorts, pants in Australia school
Sydney, July 15 (IANS) Girls in Australian schools will be allowed to wear shorts and pants next year as part of a major uniform update in line with their needs and preferences.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Australia,Immigration/Law/Rights,Education
Goa CM decries fake news
Panaji, July 15 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said technology comes with certain drawbacks like fake news which is harmful.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Media,Politics
Elon Musk denies being top donor to Republican committee
San Francisco, July 15 (IANS) Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has denied of being a top donor to a Republican political action committee (PAC).
2018-07-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Technology
Everton pummel Austrian minnows ATV Irdning 22-0 in friendly
London, July 15 (IANS) English Premier League side Everton thrashed Austrian minnows ATV Irdning by a whopping 22-0 scoreline with four players scoring hat tricks in a pre-season friendly.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Sri Lanka's special court to begin hearing high-profile graft cases
Colombo, July 15 (IANS) A newly set-up special court of Sri Lanka will on Monday begin hearing high-profile bribery and corruption cases including those against members of the former government, authorities said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bahrain praises Indian community's role in its development
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Bahrain Foreign Minister Shaikh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa on Sunday lauded the role of the Indian expatriate community's role in his country's development.
2018-07-15
Category: International, India,National,Politics,Diaspora,Diplomacy
Staying barefoot may improve children's motor skills
London, July 15 (IANS) Staying barefoot might improve children's motor skills like jumping and balancing compared to those who wear shoes all the time, according to a study.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Sacred Games': Kashyap does a 'yay' on Rahul Gandhi's comment
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap has appreciated Congress President Rahul Gandhi's comment on the freedom of expression as a fundamental democratic right, in the context of the filmmaker's web show "Sacred Games".
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Had to intervene as Goans stopped eating fish: Parrikar
Panaji, July 15 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday said he had to intervene in the ongoing controversy over the use of formalin in preserving fish, because people in the coastal state have stopped eating fish.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Berlin's Selke to miss Bundesliga kickoff
Berlin, July 15 (IANS) Hertha Berlin striker Davie Selke will be out of action for an infinite period of time, the Bundesliga club announced on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Food-induced anaphylaxis less severe in infants: Study
New York, July 15 (IANS) Symptoms of food-induced anaphylaxis in infants are less severe than in toddlers and older children, a new study suggests.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Rooney provides assist as D.C. United beat Vancouver Whitecaps
Washington, July 15 (IANS) Former Manchester United and England star made his debut for Major League Soccer (MLS) side D.C. United as the club won 3-1 against the Vancouver Whitecaps.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Football
Gained people's support through development work: Shivraj
Indore, July 15 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Sunday said his government has received people's support through phased development of the state.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Mediterranean deaths top 1,400 this year: UN
Rome, July 15 (IANS/AKI) A total of 1,422 migrants and refugees perished attempting to cross the Mediterranean from North Africa this year, while 48,629 entered Europe, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), the UN migration agency, said.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Italy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Scores of Pakistanis picked up off Sicily
Rome, July 15 (IANS/AKI) A Georgian and a Latvian accused of trafficking people were arrested after Italian Police intercepted their yacht off Sicily and 69 Pakistanis travelling aboard the boat were handed over to authorities.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Italy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trump told me to sue EU: May
London, July 15 (IANS) British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday said that US President Donald Trump asked her to sue the European Union (EU) rather than negotiate over Brexit.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
England could have done better: Kane
St. Petersburg, July 15 (IANS) England captain Harry Kane said his team could have done better, following their 0-2 loss to Belgium in the third-place playoff in 2018 FIFA World Cup.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Toluca FC's Rubens Sambueza awarded Golden Ball for Liga Mx
Los Angeles (United States), July 15 (IANS) Argentine midfielder Rubens Sambueza who plays for Mexican club Toluca, was awarded the Golden Ball for his outstanding performance in the Liga Mx 2017-2018 season, the Mexican league said.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Football
Photo festival brings transgender voices to commoners
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Dubbed as an initiative that seeks to bring powerful art to the people and go beyond the "art-literate circles", a photography festival "opens minds about the transgender community" within India as well as globally, says curator Manik Katyal.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Art/Culture/Books
Fernando Torres signs for Japan's Sagan Tosu club
Tokyo, July 15 (IANS) Former Spanish international football star Fernando Torres was introduced in Tokyo on Sunday as a new signing for the J1 league's Sagan Tosu football club.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Football
British minister quits over texts to women
London, July 15 (IANS) A British minister has resigned after sending text messages of a sexual nature to two women, a media report said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Fashion should always be effortless yet cool: Rannvijay Singha
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actor-host Rannvijay Singha says he believes fashion should always be effortless.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Dell partners with Chakr Innovation to curb air pollution
Bengaluru, July 15 (IANS) With the aim of creating awareness about rising air pollution levels, technology major Dell on Sunday organised an experimental event in collaboration with tech start-up Chakr Innovation which converts diesel soot into ink (POINK) through their retro-fit emission control device for diesel generators.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
Projectiles launched from Gaza to Israel despite ceasefire
Jerusalem, July 15 (IANS) The Israeli army intercepted one of two missiles launched on Sunday morning from Gaza, despite a ceasefire being reached earlier between Palestinian militants and Israel.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Israel,Defence/Security
Himachal initiates steps to ensure transparency in ration distribution
Shimla, July 15 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has taken steps to ensure transparency and keep a vigil on the quality of ration being distributed under the Public Distribution System (PDS), a minister said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Actors not allowed to have fears: Kajol
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Actress Kajol says there is no place for fears in her profession as people expect them to be perfect all the time.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Britney Spears suffers wardrobe malfunction on stage
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Grammy Award winner Britney Spears suffered a wardrobe malfunction in Maryland while performing her second Piece of Me concert.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
Couple killed in J&K accident
Jammu, July 15 (IANS) A couple was killed and their three children injured on Sunday in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir's Doda district, police said.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Modi inaugurates Bansagar canal project in Mirzapur
Mirzapur (UP), July 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched a number of projects including the much awaited Bansagar canal which is expected to provide a big boost to irrigation.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Record number of Afghan civilians killed in first half of 2018: UN
Kabul, July 15 (IANS) A total of 1,692 Afghan civilians were killed due to conflicts and terrorist attacks in the first half of this year, hitting a record high, a UN mission said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
I-PAC launches forum to set agenda for 2019 polls
Chennai, July 15 (IANS) The Indian Political Action Committee (I-PAC) launched the National Agenda Forum (NAF) which expects to mobilise about one crore citizens to formulate an actionable agenda for citizens to choose their leaders online in the 2019 elections, an official said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Over 17mn babies born in China in 2017
Beijing, July 15 (IANS) Some 17.58 million babies were born in China last year, according to figures released on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Parineeti, Gul share holiday vibes
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Holiday is on the minds of stars like Parineeti Chopra, Gul Panag and Karan Tacker. They say they like to travel for new experiences and new adventures.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Following US indictments, Twitter bans Russia-linked accounts
San Francisco, July 15 (IANS) In response to the US' indictment of 12 Russian military intelligence officers for hacking into the Democrats' emails during the 2016 presidential campaign, Twitter has banned accounts for both Moscow-linked DCLeaks and Guccifer 2.0.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics,Technology
Big B decodes fashion trends (Movie Snippets)
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan says he either donates his old clothes to the needy or keeps them for himself as he believes fashion has a cyclical nature.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
More than 40,000 Kerala classrooms turn hi-tech
Thiruvananthapuram, July 15 (IANS) As part of the KITE (Kerala Infrastructure and Technology for Education) initiative of the Kerala Government, more than 40,000 classrooms have turned hi-tech and 4,500 more would do so by the end of this month, a government official said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Technology,Education
TDP delegation to meet Shiv Sena, NCP leaders in Mumbai
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) In a significant political development ahead of the monsoon session of Parliament, a delegation of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) will meet non-Congress and non-BJP party leaders here on Sunday, informed sources said.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
India condemns terror attacks in Pakistan
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) India has strongly condemned the latest series of terror attacks in poll-bound Pakistan that have claimed over 150 lives.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Gau Rakshaks not listening to Modi is a matter of concern: Former VP Hamid Ansari (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) There has been a rise of vigilantism in the country and if "gau rakshaks" (cow vigilantes) are not listening to even Prime Minister Narendra Modi, then it is a matter of concern, says former Vice President Hamid Ansari.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Celeb scrutiny: Henry Cavill finds it funny (IANS Interview)
Paris, July 15 (IANS) All their moves are followed, all their words are weighed and they practically lead their lives out in the open. But Henry Cavill doesn't mind that side of fame. The actor, popular as Superman from the "Man of Steel" franchise, says he understands the nature of his job, and believes in living with it rather than fretting over it.
2018-07-15
Category: International, France,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,National,IANS Life
2 BSF troopers killed in Chhattisgarh Maoist attack
Raipur, July 15 (IANS) Two Border Security Force (BSF) troopers were killed and one was seriously injured in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district on Sunday, officials said.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Modi inaugurates Bansagar canal project in Mirzapur
Mirzapur, July 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday launched a number of projects including the much awaited Bansagar canal which is expected to provide a big boost to irrigation.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Business/Economy
N.Korea, US discuss return of American soldiers' remains
Seoul, July 15 (IANS) The US and North Korea held general-level talks for the first time in more than nine years on Sunday to discuss the details of an agreement to repatriate the remains of American troops killed during the 1950-53 Korean War.
2018-07-15
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Making contaminated water potable -- at just 50 paise a litre
Darbhanga, July 15 (IANS) An innovative approach is underway in this Bihar district to make contaminated water potable -- with the active participation of private players in coordination with state agencies.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Demi Moore 'roasts' ex husband Bruce Willis
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Actor Bruce Willis became the latest target of Comedy Centrals annual roast here, with his ex wife turning up to join in on the abuse.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Rs 1 cr ISRO's lithium ion cell technology gets overwhelming initial response
Chennai, July 15 (IANS) Over 130 companies have shown interest in the Indian space agency's lithium ion cell technology and the pre-application conference will be held on Tuesday, said a senior official.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Creating job opportunities from e-waste: India-born Australian scientist shows the way
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) The effective management and disposal of electronic waste, or e-waste -- the innards and shells of dumped smartphones, desktops, laptops and printers, among other things -- is a massive modern-day challenge. But an India-born Australian says end-of-life electronic products offer huge economic and job-generating potential, and India, which produces upward of two million tonnes of electronic waste every year, surely has an advantage.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diaspora,Business/Economy,Education
NASA's stunning footage of Cassini lands Emmy nomination
Washington, July 15 (IANS) The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (ATAS) has nominated NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) for Outstanding Original Interactive Program for its coverage of the Cassini mission's Grand Finale at Saturn.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology,Cinema/Showbiz
I don't rush into a film: Director Shashank Khaitan
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) He started his directorial career with "Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania" in 2014, and then followed it up with "Badrinath Ki Dulhania" three years later. Now as his third movie "Dhadak" is ready for release, Shashank Khaitan prefers being slow and steady in his way of working.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
After SC order, officers' mindset has changed: Delhi minister
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Ten days after the Supreme Court clipped the powers of Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, Social Welfare Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam says peoples perception about the Delhi government has changed.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Theo Rossi feels 'super fortunate' to represent 'colourful' world
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) American actor Theo Rossi describes himself as "a mix of many things" due to his roots in Italy, Syria and Spain. Best known for playing the bad guy with scalp tattoos in the series "Sons of Anarchy" and supervillain Hernan "Shades" Alvarez in Marvel's "Luke Cage", Rossi emphasises the importance of racial representation in Hollywood and says he feels fortunate to be able to do so through his shows and movies.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,National,IANS Life
Cloudy Sunday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) It was a cloudy Sunday morning here with some parts of the national capital receiving light rain. The minimum temperature was recorded at 27 degrees Celsius, the Met Office said.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Mayer teases Bieber, Baldwin on steamy hot tub photo
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Singer John Mayer let go no chance to take a dig at newly-engaged couple Justin Bieber and Hailey Baldwins steamy photograph from a hot tub.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
How a woman grenade blast survivor overcame disability to inspire change (IANS Special Series)
Bengaluru, July 15 (IANS) Malvika Iyer was a charming 13-year-old girl in 2002 when a grenade accidentally blew up in her hands, ripping her forearm and paralysing her legs, in Bikaner, Rajasthan, where she lived with her parents. An accident that could have ended her life completely changed her perspective, and even though it took years for her to overcome the trauma, she came out stronger and not only found a way to get her life back on track, but also became a harbinger of change for the disabled.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,IANS Special Series,Features,Human Interest/Society
Rajinikanth supports 'One India, One Election' proposal
Chennai, July 15 (IANS) At a time when major political parties in Tamil Nadu are opposed to the Central government's proposal of 'One India, One Election', actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth on Sunday came out in support of it.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Hollywood's transgenders laud Scarlett Johansson
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Hollywood's transgender community has applauded actress Scarlett Johansson's decision to withdraw from a project on a trans man after she courted backlash for taking on the role.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Feni, fish and formalin: Morgue preservative in seafood provokes outrage, acrid humour
Panaji, July 15 (IANS) Over the last few days, the word formalin or formaldehyde, a powerful carcinogenic disinfectant used to preserve dead bodies in mortuaries, is on the lips of most fish-loving Goans, after the state Food and Drugs Administration cracked down on consignments of fish from other states laced with the chemical.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Once a poetic experience, sex has now become an unfulfilling encounter: Writer Seema Anand (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) She is an acknowledged authority on the Kama Sutra, and her recent book, "The Arts of Seduction", is billed as a guide to having great sex in the 21st century. London-based mythologist and narrative practitioner Kamadevika Seema Anand laments that people are not having "great sex" these days, and that it has been reduced to an "act of instant gratification".
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books,Human Interest/Society
With Q1 earnings, WPI data scheduled equity indices await eventful week ahead (Market Outlook)
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) After reaching new landmarks in the last couple of trading sessions, the key Indian equity indices are likely to witness another eventful week (June 16-20), with major quarterly earnings and a key macro-economic data point, the Wholesale Price Index, due in the next few days.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Shreyas Talpade to play father to 3 kids
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actor Shreyas Talpade, whose last big screen outing was "Golmaal Again", will next play a father to three children in a light-hearted family entertainer titled "Teen Do Paanch".
2018-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Fortunate to be offered variety in a short span: Ishaan Khatter
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) He is all of 22. But he has already worked with iconic Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi in his maiden India-set movie "Beyond The Clouds". Now Ishaan Khatter is geared up for the release of his second big canvas entertainer "Dhadak". He says he is very fortunate to get offered variety so early in his career.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
6 of family commit suicide in Jharkhand
Ranchi, July 15 (IANS) Six members of a family committed mass suicide in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district, police said on Sunday.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
The original modern 'Action Girl': Modesty Blaise and her capers (Column: Bookends)
With there now being an abundance of formidable female characters, each as "badass" as their male counterparts, it may be difficult to believe that the "realistic" action genre of popular literature was once largely a patriarchal preserve. One capable woman set the path for her ilk.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Opinion/Commentary,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Testosterone treatment can bring new hope for cancer patients
New York, July 15 (IANS) Treatment with hormone testosterone could be effective at combating a condition of loss of body mass in cancer patients and improving the quality of life, say researchers.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Skills that can help you at your workplace (July 15 is World Youth Skill Day)
New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) As as been rightly said, "Nothing lasts forever", especially at the workplace. To stay relevant in the industry and at the workplace, upgrade to skills which are newer and designed for modern business.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Education,IANS Life
Kate Upton expecting first child
Miami, July 15 (IANS) Supermodel Kate Upton is expecting her first child with husband Justin Verlander, who she married in an in Italy last November.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Herpes virus linked to Alzheimer's, antivirals may help
London, July 15 (IANS) Scientists have found evidence of a link between herpes infection and Alzheimer's disease as well as the potential of antivirals in reducing the risk of the neurodegenerative disease.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Jaguar escapes zoo enclosure, kills 6 animals
Washington, July 15 (IANS) A jaguar escaped his enclosure at a zoo in the US and killed six other animals.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
7 arrested in Morocco with IS links
Rabat, July 15 (IANS) In its continued crackdown on jihadi elements, Moroccan security agencies have busted a pro-Islamic State (IS) terror module with the arrest of seven persons, the Interior Ministry said.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Malta,Terrorism
Woman delivers twins in train in Thane
Thane, July 15 (IANS) A young Mumbai woman delivered a healthy twins aboard the Mumbai-Visgakhapatnam Express on Sunday, an official said here.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society
Family meets Sharif, Maryam in Adiala Jail
Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Family members met former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam at the Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi after the two began serving their prison terms for owning properties disproportionate to their sources of income.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
N.Korea, US to discuss return of soldiers' remains
Seoul, July 15 (IANS) US and North Korean officials will meet on Sunday at the inter-Korean border village of Panmunjom for talks about repatriating the remains of American troops killed during the 1950-53 Korean War.
2018-07-15
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
2,922 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra
Jammu, July 15 (IANS) A batch of 2,922 Amarnath pilgrims left Jammu on Sunday for the cave shrine in the Kashmir Valley, police said.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion
Sri Lankan medicines to be protected under international intellectual property system
Colombo, July 15 (IANS) Sri Lanka has announced that it is moving its centuries-old folk medicine system for protection under the international intellectual property system.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Health/Medicine
Trump-Putin summit should proceed: Pompeo
Washington, July 15 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the summit between President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin should proceed even as the political fallout continues over the indictments of 12 Russian military intelligence officers.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy
Vishal looks up to Mohit Malik
Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) Actor Vishal Aditya Singh says his "Kullfi Kumarr Bajewala" co-star Mohit Malik is his favourite and looks up to him.
2018-07-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Haitian PM resigns after fuel-price hikes triggered riots
Port-au-Prince, July 15 (IANS) Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigned on Saturday during a session in the lower house of the Parliament in which he was to have faced a no-confidence vote.
2018-07-15
Category: International, France,Politics,Business/Economy
Kaley Cuoco wants to wear wedding outfit every week
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Actress Kaley Cuoco wants to wear her wedding jumpsuit "every single weekend" because she loves the outfit so much.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
33 injured after loss of cabin pressure forces emergency landing in Germany
Berlin, July 15 (IANS) Thirty-three people were injured after the cabin of a Ryanair flight depressurized, leading the plane to plunge 9,000 meters and forcing an emergency landing at Frankfurt-Hahn Airport, Germany's Federal Police said on Saturday.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Germany,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Israel will increase strength of attacks as necessary: Netanyahu
Jerusalem, July 15 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Saturday that Israel will increase the strength of attacks as necessary.
2018-07-15
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Defence/Security
Henry Cavill's 'fun' Superman role
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Actor Henry Cavill is not worried about missing out on other movie roles because he thinks it's so "fun" playing Superman.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Trump blames Obama for not preventing 2016 hacking attack
Washington, July 15 (IANS) US President Donald Trump blamed his predecessor, Barack Obama, on Saturday for not taking action to prevent the alleged Russian hacking attack into the computer networks of Hillary Clinton's campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC) during the 2016 presidential election.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Politics,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jodie Foster excited to act in her 60s, 70s
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Actress Jodie Foster thinks she will be offered "much more interesting" roles when she is in her 60s and 70s.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Haitian PM resigns after fuel-price hikes triggered riots
Port-au-Prince, July 15 (IANS) Haitian Prime Minister Jack Guy Lafontant resigned on Saturday during a session in the lower house of the Parliament in which he was to face a no-confidence vote.
2018-07-15
Category: International, France,Politics,Business/Economy
Bieber's engagement ring costs $500k
Los Angeles, July 15 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber gifted an engagement ring to his fiancÚ Hailey Baldwin that was worth $ 500,000.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Mitti' is a flawed but heartwarming saga (Film Review)
Film: "Mitti" (Bengali); Writer and Director: Leena Gangopadhyay; Starring Adil Hussain, Paoli Dam
2018-07-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UN chief condemns Pakistan terror attack
United Nations, July 15 (IANS) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Saturday strongly condemned the terrorist attack in Pakistan targeting political rallies and candidates, his deputy spokesman said.
2018-07-15
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
'Kolkata court has summoned Tharoor over his 'Hindu Pakistan' comment'
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) A court here has summoned Congress leader Shashi Tharoor for his comment that a "Hindu Pakistan" would be created if the BJP returned to power, the petitioner said.
2018-07-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
2nd ODI: England beat India to level series
London, July 14 (IANS) England dominated with both bat and ball to defeat India by 86 runs in the second One-Day International (ODI) at Lord's here on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Youth on bike dies after being hit by speeding car and dragged 300 metres
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A youth succumbed to his injuries after a speeding car rammed his bike and dragged him at least 300 metres until police at a picket stopped the vehicle, police said on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
FIFA World Cup: Talented France to battle resillient Croatia for title (Preview)
Moscow, July 14 (IANS) France will bid to win their second FIFA World Cup title as they will start as slight favourites against maiden finalists Croatia in the 2018 edition title-decider at the Luzhniki Stadium here on Sunday.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Goyal hears Rajasthan traders' grievances on GST, promises resolution
Jaipur, July 14 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Saturday took feedback from Rajasthan's business community on GST and assured that their complaints and suggestions would be be presented in front of the GST Council.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra passes off peacefully in Ahmedabad
Ahmedabad, July 14 (IANS) The 141st Rath Yatra culminated at the Lord Jagannath Temple in Jamalpur area of the city as it returned safely after encircling various parts of the old city, amidst thousands of devotees who had thronged to see the journey of the Lord, on the auspicious day of the Ashadhi Beej on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics,Religion
Teenage girl raped by friend in Delhi park, accused held
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A 15-year-old girl was raped by her male friend after he took her into a dark, deserted park on the pretext of talking to her privately, police said on Saturday adding that the accused has been arrested.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerber beats Serena in straight sets to wins 1st-ever Wimbledon title
Wilmbledon, July 14 (IANS) Germany's Angelique Kerbe won her first-ever Wimbledon tennis title on Saturday after defeating Serena Williams of the US 6-3, 6-3 in the final.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Tennis
World Cup: Belgium beat England 2-0 to finish third
St Petersburg, July 14 (IANS) A slick Belgium produced a spirited performance befitting their pre-tournament reputation to get past England 2-0 and finish third in the FIFA World Cup here on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
India's Sahil, Kangaraj fizz out at World U20 athletics
Tampere (Finland), July 14 (IANS) India's Sahil Silwal and Kangaraj Kamalraj finished out of the medal bracket in their respective events on the penultimate day of the IAAF World U20 Championships here on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Finland,Sports,Athletics
Marquez earns pole position for German MotoGP
Sachsenring (Germany), July 14 (IANS) Spanish rider Marc Marquez of Honda clinched the pole position on Saturday for the German MotoGP.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Motorsports
Rajasthan government to connect with people via NaMo app
Jaipur, July 14 (IANS) The Rajasthan government will communicate directly with the masses using NaMo app and inform them about various developmental schemes launched by the Narendra Modi government, said state BJP chief Madan Lal Saini on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Sharif, Maryam to contest verdict; no bed, AC for ex-PM in jail
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, daughter Maryam and her husband have decided to appeal against the July 6 verdict by an anti-corruption court. They were convicted and jailed for owning properties disproportionate to their sources of income.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Djokovic beats Nadal after marathon battle, advances to Wimbledon final
Wimbledon, July 14 (IANS) Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic on Saturday beat World No.1 Rafael Nadal of Spain 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (11-9), 3-6, 10-8, ending a marathon match that began a day earlier to advance to the final of Wimbledon.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Tennis
Pemba Sherpa missing in the mountains, daughter waits for return
Kolkata, July(IANS) Multiple mount Everest sumitter Pemba Sherpa has missing while returning from Saser Kangri peak, his family said on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident
4 engineers kidnapped from Libya oil field, 2 later freed
Tripoli, July 14 (IANS) Four engineers were kidnapped from an oil field in southern Libya on Saturday, the state-owned National Oil Corporation (NOC) said on Saturday. Two of them were later freed.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
10 killed in Myanmar landslide
Yangon, July 14 (IANS) At least 10 people were killed in a massive landslide in Myanmar's Kachin state on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Myanmar,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
World Cup: Belgium beat England 2-0 to finish 3rd
St Petersburg, July 14 (IANS) Belgium got past England 2-0 to finish third in the 2018 FIFA World Cup here on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Mbappe not given 'special status' in France team, says coach Deschamps
Moscow, July 14 (IANS) France head coach Didier Deschamps says that teenage forward Kylian Mbappe does not receive any special treatment in the team despite his status as an emerging superstar.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Croatia defender Vida escapes FIFA sanctions for yelling 'Glory to Ukraine'
Moscow, July 14 (IANS) The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has ruled that Croatian defender Domagoj Vida would not be sanctioned following the investigation of the second video, in which he is seen holding what looks like a bottle of beer and yelling "Glory to Ukraine!" and ""Burn, Belgrade" in Croatian.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Saudi woman arrested for hugging singer
Riyadh, July 14 (IANS) A woman in Saudi Arabia has been arrested after she ran on stage to hug a male singer during a concert, the media reported.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society
Police exams: Internet services remain suspended in Rajasthan
Jaipur, July 14 (IANS) Internet services remained suspended from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Rajasthan on Saturday to ensure the smooth conduct of examinations for the recruitment of 13,142 police constables.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security
Highway length rose by 3,000 kms in Andhra since 2014: Gadkari
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The length of national highways have increased by almost 3,000 km in Andhra Pradesh since the BJP government came to power in the Centre, said Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Nawabzaade actress Isha Rikhi feels fortunate with her Bollywood debut
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress Isha Rikhi who is making her Bollywood debut with romantic comedy film "Nawabzaade" said she was very lucky to get such opportunity.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Freedom of expression fundamental democratic right: Rahul
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Breaking his silence over the "Sacred Games" web series, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said the BJP and RSS believe the freedom of expression must be policed and controlled but he feels it is a fundamental democratic right.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Cinema/Showbiz
Delhi crime branch officers accused of holding youth hostage
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) A 25-year-old youth has alleged that he, along with his friend, were held hostage for three days by four policemen posted in the crime branch here, an official said on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Government to track down GST defaulters, warns Sushil Modi
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) Using data analytics, the government would track down and penalise defaulters of Goods and Services Tax (GST), said Group of Ministers (GoM) on GST Network ChairmanSushil Kumar Modi on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Lakhs turn up for Rath Yatra celebrations in West Bengal
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Thousands of devotees chanting "Jai Jagannath" and "Hare Krishna" pulled the ropes, as West Bengal celebrated the Chariot Festival or Ratha Yatra, Lord Jagannath's annual visit to his aunt's house, with gaiety and religious fervour on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Art/Culture/Books
BSF nabs farmer on Punjab border with heroin
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) BSF troopers apprehended a farmer along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab's Ferozepur district and recovered nearly 700 grams of heroin from him, a Border Security Force spokesman said on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Odisha CM congratulates Mohapatra, Mansingh on RS nomination
Bhubaneswar, July 14 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday congratulated sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra and Odissi danseuse Sonal Mansingh on being nominated to the Rajya Sabha.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Western Railway uses modern technique to scan old Mumbai bridges
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) After Railway Minister Piyush Goyal cracked the whip, the Western Railway (WR) launched a safety audit of all 445 bridges on the Mumbai suburban section, deploying modern techniques to scan some of the oldest structures, an official said here on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Will be forced to call Modi by his various popular nicknames: Congress
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Attacking Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his calling Congress President Rahul Gandhi as "naamdar" in a public speech in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress on Saturday said it too would be forced to call him by various nicknames if he did not mend his ways.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pakistan mourns loss of 132 lives in savage poll bombing
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) A number of bombings on political rallies over the past one week have shattered peace in Pakistan ahead of the July 25 polls, with the latest in the string being a devastating suicide attack in Balochistan on Friday that killed at least 132 people.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
AAP names six more candidates in Chhattisgarh
Raipur, July 14 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday released a list of six more candidates for the Chhattisgarh assembly elections set to be held later this year, taking the total to 68.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Uttarakhand ,National,Politics
Rosatom starts work on unit 2 of Bangladesh n-project
Dhaka, July 14 (IANS) The first "concrete ceremony" marking the beginning of main construction of the second unit of Rooppur Nuclear Power Project (RNPP) in Bangladesh took place on Saturday at Rooppur, Russian state-run atomic energy corporation Rosatom said in a statement.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Technology,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Root's unbeaten ton takes England to 322/7 vs India
London, July 14 (IANS) Joe Root spearheaded a strong batting effort with an unbeaten century to help England post 322/7 against India in the second one-day international (ODI) of the three-match series at Lord's here on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Bihar set to get cheapest drinking water in world
Darbhanga/Patna, July 14 (IANS) An innovative cost-effective drinking water project in Bihar promises to lower the price of one-litre bottle to 50 paise -- cheapest in the world.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Thousands protest as Trump takes to Scotland's golf course
Glasgow, July 14 (IANS) Thousands of people took to the streets of Edinburgh on a second day of protests against US President Donald Trump who teed off on the fairways of his Turnberry golf resort in Scotland.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Diplomacy
AAP says LG has allowed IAS officers to file cases in court against Assembly
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) In the escalating war with the Delhi Lt Governor, the ruling AAP's Petitions Committee on Saturday alleged that the Lt Governor has allowed IAS officers to move the High Court against the Assembly over "irregularities" in desilting work taken up by the PWD and the civic bodies.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Amidst chances of contest for Deputy Chairman's post, government nominates four to Rajya Sabha
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Ahead of the monsoon session of Parliament, the government on Saturday nominated four personalities including classical dancer Sonal Mansingh and RSS ideologue Rakesh Sinha, to the Rajya Sabha.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
7 killed as blasts strike Somali capital
Mogadishu, July 14 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and several others injured on Saturday in two explosions near the presidential palace in Mogadishu, police officials said.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Somalia,Politics,Terrorism
'Dhadak' director impressed by Janhvi's professionalism
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) "Dhadak" director Shashank Khaitan says that he is impressed by the professional commitment of the film's lead actress Janhvi Kapoor, a debutante, who finished shooting it on time, even after the sudden demise of her mother and legendary actress Sridevi.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Napoli midfielder Jorginho joins Chelsea on 5-year contract
London, July 14 (IANS) English Premier League (EPL) club Chelsea announced on Saturday the signing of Napoli's Italian-Brazilian midfielder Jorginho on a five-year contract for a reported transfer fee of 50 million pounds sterling ($66.15 million).
2018-07-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Congress interested only in Muslim men, not women's welfare: Modi
Azamgarh (Uttar Pradesh), July 14 (IANS) Raking up the controversy over the reported remarks of Rahul Gandhi that the Congress is a party for Muslims, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday accused the Congress and other parties of wanting continuance of practices like triple talaq.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Demonstrations to be held against low MSP: Farmers' association
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The All India Kisan Sangharsh Coordination Committee (AIKSCC) on Saturday said farmers would hold demonstrations across the country against the Narendra Modi-government for failing to fix fair Minimum Support Price (MSP) for kharif crops.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Hapur lynching survivor says police saving accused cow vigilantes
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Police are trying to weaken the Hapur lynching case at the behest of the BJP and the Yogi Adityanath government, said the witness and survivor of the June 18 murder allegedly by cow vigilantes after he was discharged from a hospital here on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bihar project promises drinking water at 50 paise per litre
Patna, July 14 (IANS) An innovative cost-effective drinking water project in Bihar promises to lower the price of one-litre bottle to 50 paise. The project launched on Saturday in Darbhanga by Sulabh International will convert contaminated pond water into safe drinking water.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Messi, Ronaldo favourites of Indian fans, reveals survey
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Although Argentina and Portugal exited early from the football World Cup 2018, Lionel Messi and Christiano Ronaldo remain the favourites of Indian sports fans while Neymar and Modric are second and third place respectively.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Vaghela threatens to sever political ties with his son
Ahmedabad, July 14 (IANS) : Hours after his son joined the BJP, former Leader of Opposition Shankersinh Vaghela warned him that he should quit the saffron party within a week, else he would sever all political ties with him.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Dozens injured as Ryanair flight loses cabin pressure
Dublin, July 14 (IANS) More than 30 passengers on a Ryanair flight, some bleeding from their ears, were reportedly taken to hospital after the cabin became depressurised and the plane had to make an emergency landing in Frankfurt.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Ireland,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Shivraj will form government in MP again: Amit Shah
Ujjain, July 14 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah on Saturday said Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan will again from the government in the state after the assembly elections later this year.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Vijay Devarakonda throws surprise party for fans
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) All roads in Hyderabad would lead to Jubilee Hills on Sunday when actor Vijay Devarakonda has invited the entire media and his fans for a surprise party.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India unveils world's largest visa centre in Bangladesh, discusses 'mutual concerns'
Dhaka, July 14 (IANS) Visiting Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday inaugurated here the world's largest state-of-the-art visa centre, equipped with a range of modern facilities and, promising shorter waiting times for applicants, and also discussed a range of bilateral and regional issues of mutual concerns, including menace of terrorism, with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Army chief visits J&K's Akhnoor to review security
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Army chief, Gen Bipin Rawat on Saturday visited Akhnoor sector in Jammu and Kashmir to review the prevailing security situation and operational preparedness of the troops.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Bank, insurance unions threaten strike during Parliament's winter session
Chennai, July 14 (IANS) The Co-ordination Committee of Bank, Insurance and Finance Sector Unions (CCBIFU) on Saturday said a would be called during the winter session of the Parliament if the government does not revise its policies on banking and insurance sectors.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Business/Economy
New coach Cuadrat takes charge as Bengaluru FC begin pre-season
Bengaluru, July 14 (IANS) Indian Super Cup champions Bengaluru FC kicked off the first leg of their 2018-19 pre-season with an open training session at the Bangalore Football Stadium here on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Checking for heart damage may predict risk of Pakinson's later
New York, July 14 (IANS) Examining stress and inflammation in the heart may be key to predicting risk of Parkinson's disease, say researchers, as it may help physicians test new therapies and delay the progression of the disorder.
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Sean Stone, Tina Thadani collaborate for 'Anarkali' short film
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) American actor-director Seane Stone and Indo-Canadian actress Tina Thadani have teamed up for a short Hindi film titled "Anarkali".
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Haryana launches 'I am not afraid of English' campaign in schools
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) The Haryana Education Department has launched 'I am not afraid of English' initiative to promote English language right from Class 1 in the state's primary schools, it was announced on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Education
Four missing after boat capsizes in Andhra
Vijayawada, July 14 (IANS) Four persons went missing while about 20 others were rescued after a boat capsized in Godavari River in Andhra Pradesh on Saturday, eye-witnesses said.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India outclass Ireland in U-23 5-nation hockey meet
Antwerp (Belgium), July 14 (IANS) The Indian junior men's hockey team marched to a comfortable 5-0 win against Ireland in their opening match at the Under-23 Five Nations Tournament here on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Hockey
Maryam, husband to challenge verdict; Sharif lands in 'B' class jail
Islamabad, July 14 (IANS) Ex-Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam and her husband have decided to appeal against the July 6 verdict by an accountability court. The two along with Sharif were convicted and sentenced in absentia to lengthy prison terms in connection with their ownership of properties in London.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Modric says Croatia squad must be calm under pressure for World Cup final
Moscow, July 14 (IANS) Croatia captain Luka Modric on Saturday said his team would work to stay calm under pressure and focus on overcoming France in the final match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Chelsea appoint Maurizio Sarri as new head coach
Madrid, July 14 (IANS) English Premier League (EPL) club Chelsea on Saturday announced the appointment of Italy's Maurizio Sarri as new head coach for the next three seasons, after he spent three seasons at Napoli.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Monchengladbach sign Nice's striker Plea
Berlin, July 14 (IANS) Borussia Monchengladbach have completed the transfer of striker Alassane Plea from French football outfit OGC Nice.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Real Betis sign Portugal midfielder Carvalho
Madrid, July 14 (IANS) Spanish top-division football club Real Betis has signed Portuguese midfielder William Carvalho from Sporting Lisbon on a five-year contract.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Statues of Peru football team coach, captain unveiled in Lima
Lima, July 14 (IANS) Peru football team captain Paolo Guerrero and coach Ricardo Gareca, who helped the South American team qualify for the FIFA World Cup after a 36-year absence, had a pair of statues unveiled in their honour in Lima.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Sweden,Sports,Football
Dheeraj Sharma named NCP youth wing chief
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Youth leader Dheeraj Sharma has been appointed the new national President of NCP's youth wing Nationalist Youth Congress, party President Sharad Pawar announced here on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Punch a minute late for some days and Tesla may fire you
San Francisco, July 14 (IANS) With Elon Musk-headed Tesla focusing on ramping up production of its Model 3 electric sedans, the company has rolled out a new attendance policy under which all hourly employees face termination if they show up at work even one minute late without permission for certain number of times, the media reported.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Wanted Punjab criminal shot dead in Himachal
Shimla, July 14 (IANS) Punjab Police on early Saturday shot dead a wanted criminal and arrested two of his accomplices in Himachal Pradesh's Bilaspur district after a brief encounter, said a senior police officer.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dhrisha joins cast of 'Mere Sai'
Mumbai, July 14 (IANS) Actress Dhrisha Kalyani will play the grown-up version of Jhipari on the show "Mere Sai".
2018-07-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ryan Jamaal Swain urges Madonna to appear on 'Pose' 2nd season
Los Angeles, July 14 (IANS) Actor Ryan Jamaal Swain has requested singer Madonna Louise Ciccone to make her appearance in the second season of the show "Pose".
2018-07-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Iran's Army Chief to visit Pakistan
Tehran, July 14 (IANS) The Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces will start a three-day visit to Pakistan on Sunday.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
India unveils world's largest visa centre in Bangladesh, discusses 'mutual concerns'
Dhaka, July 14 (IANS) Visiting Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday inaugurated here the world's largest state-of-the-art visa centre, equipped with a range of modern facilities and, promising shorter waiting times for applicants, and also discussed a range of bilateral and regional issues of mutual concerns, including menace of terrorism, with Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Nepal monsoon death toll rises to 56
Kathmandu, July 14 (IANS) The death toll in floods and landslides caused by torrential rains across Nepal since the beginning of monsoon season has risen to 56, the Ministry of Home Affairs said on Saturday.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Croatia coach: World Cup final will not change my perspective of team
Moscow, July 14 (IANS) Croatia coach Zlatko Dalic said on Saturday that he would be proud of his team regardless of the outcome of their 2018 FIFA World Cup final clash against France.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Sindhu enters Thailand Open final
Bangkok, July 14 (IANS) India's star shuttler P.V. Sindhu overcame Indonesian Gregoria Mariska Tunjung in three games here on Saturday to set-up the Thailand Open women's singles final against reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan.
2018-07-14
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
Hima Das the new poster girl of Indian athletics (Column: Just Sport)
What a week it has been for sport! Assams Hima Das created history becoming the first Indian to win a track gold at a world meet and shared headline space with tiny Croatia entering the World Cup final, Roger Federer getting knocked out of Wimbledon and the Indian cricket team starting their tour of Ireland-England on a high note.
2018-07-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Coal India expects 322 mt from ongoing projects in FY19
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Coal India Ltd on Saturday said as many as 119 major ongoing coal projects are expected to contribute about 322 million tonnes (mt) to its estimated production in the current fiscal.
2018-07-14
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy

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