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Researchers see rapidly spinning star emitting polarised light
Sydney, Sep 19 (IANS) More than 70 years after Indian astrophysicist and Nobel laureate Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar first predicted the emission of polarised light from the edges of stars, a team of scientists have for the first time observed rapidly rotating stars emitting polarised light.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Australia,Science/Tech
No time to rest as Liga Santander moves into Matchday 5
Madrid, Sep 19 (IANS) There is no time to breathe as the Spanish football league Liga Santander moves seamlessly from Matchday 4 into Matchday 5 with a round of midweek fixtures.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Smokers with HIV more at risk of lung cancer than AIDS
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) People living with HIV who adhere to antiretroviral therapy but smoke tobacco cigarettes are more likely to die from lung cancer than from AIDS, a study led by an Indian-origin researcher has revealed.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine,Diaspora
Tiger, Disha start 'Baaghi 2' shoot
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) The shooting for the second instalment of "Baaghi" featuring actors Tiger Shroff and Disha Patani has started.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pooja Chopra hopes 'Aiyaary' puts her career in motion
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Actress Pooja Chopra is happy to be working with Sidharth Malhotra and Neeraj Pandey in "Aiyaary", and hopes that "best comes out of the film" for her.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Normalisation of India-Denmark relations to boost trade ties'
Copenhagen, Sep 19 (IANS) Normalisation of India-Denmark relations, that got a push with the launch of a direct flight between New Delhi and Copenhagen, will boost bilateral trade, which is billed to touch the $3 billion-mark by the end of 2017.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Denmark,National,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Kenya 'unlikely' to host CHAN, former federation boss claims
Nairobi, Sep 19 (IANS) Kenya chances of hosting the 2018 Africa Home Nations Championships (CHAN) hinge on a 'miracle' the country's former football chief claimed.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Kenya,Sports,Football
Android users to soon manage chat data storage on WhatsApp
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) WhatsApp Beta has added granular storage management -- which was earlier available only on iOS -- to Android that will allow users manage their chat data storage better.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Australia's smallest endangered species at extinction risk
Canberra, Sep 19 (IANS) Australia's smallest endangered species are at the greatest risk of extinction due to an imbalance in conservation funding and awareness campaigns, a study revealed on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
'Fuller House' twins get $9,000 per episode
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) The two-year-old twins who play Tommy on in the sitcom "Fuller House" get over $9,000 for every episode.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Xiaomi Mi A1: Moto G5s Plus gets real competition (Tech Review)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) When it comes to mid-segment smartphones with loads of impressive features, Xiaomi's name pops up first -- and why not? The China-based manufacturer rules the low- and mid-segment smartphone market in the country.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Kolkata eateries line up mouth-watering dishes this Durga Puja (Foodie Trail-Kolkata)
Kolkata, Sep 19 (IANS) From traditional local delicacies like fresh river prawns cooked in coconut cream and hilsa in pineapple gravy to international dishes such as Caribbean chicken steak or fish in hoisin sauce, city eateries are gearing up to woo revellers during Bengal's biggest carnival, the Durga Puja.
2017-09-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,Features,IANS Life
Akshay Kumar visits Golden Temple, feels surreal
Amritsar, Sep 19 (IANS) Away from the hustle bustle of Mumbai and from the humdrum of movie shootings and promotions, Bollywood star Akshay Kumar says a visit to the Golden Temple here left him feeling surreal.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Punjab,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Suu Kyi doesn't fear 'global scrutiny' over Rohingya crisis
Nay Pyi Taw, Sep 19 (IANS) Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday said her country "does not fear international scrutiny" over the ongoing Rohingya Muslim refugee crisis and was "aware of the fact that the world's attention is focused on the situation in Rakhine state".
2017-09-19
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Lies, infidelity ended my marriage: Torrei Hart
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Actor-comedian Kevin Hart's ex-wife Torrei Hart claims "lies and infidelity" ended her marriage to the "Central Intelligence" star.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Intel joins Alphabet's unit Waymo on self-driving car technology
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) Intel is working with Waymo -- formerly the Google self-driving car project and now with Google's parent company Alphabet -- to advance self-driving car technology.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Brazil eyeing London for pre-World Cup camp
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 19 (IANS) The Brazilian football team could choose London as the location for its pre-World Cup training camp next year, according to media reports.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Australia records hottest winter in history: Report
Canberra, Sep 19 (IANS) Australia recorded its hottest winter in history with temperatures up 2 degrees Celsius on average, a report revealed on Tuesday.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
Colombia forward Copete set for Santos return
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 19 (IANS) Colombia international forward Jonathan Copete is set to return from injury for Brazil football club Santos in the second leg of their Copa Libertadores quarterfinal against Barcelona de Guayaquil on Wednesday.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
We want the whole world to come to India: Tourism Minister Alphons (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Indian government is seeking a dramatic increase in tourist figures, both foreign and domestic, in a way that it helps to earn more revenues and generate employment, new Tourism Minister K.J. Alphons has said.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Myanmar allocates funds to repair Bangladesh border
Nay Pyi Taw, Sep 19 (IANS) The Myanmar government has allocated additional funds of 20 billion kyats ($14 million) to urgently repair a damaged portion of the border with Bangladesh, an official statement said.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Business/Economy
Brazil to introduce video referees in top division
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 19 (IANS) The Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) has announced it will fast-track the introduction of Video Assistant Referees (VAR) after a controversial goal saw Corinthians beat Vasco da Gama in the country's top division.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Himansh had 'best experience' working with Anupam
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Actor Himansh Kohli says he had the best experience working with veteran actor Anupam Kher in the upcoming film "Ranchi Diaries".
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
There's no way audience can guess what will happen in 'Deadpool 2': Karan Soni
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Karan Soni, who featured as an Indian cab driver in Ryan Reynolds' "Deadpool", will be back as Dopinder in the second part of the superhero film. The actor, with roots back to India, says the storyline is very different from "what anyone can imagine".
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood,National
Jessica Simpson celebrates husband's birthday with a buttock-baring photo
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Singer Jessica Simpson celebrated her husband Eric Johnsons 38th birthday by posting a buttock-baring photo on her Instagram account.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Second Kudankulam 1,000 MW n-plant to restart on Oct 7
Chennai, Sep 19 (IANS) The second 1,000 MW nuclear power unit at Kudankulam is expected to restart power generation on October 7, the Power System Operation Corporation Ltd (Posoco) saod.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Governor Rao meets Rajnath amid TN political crisis
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Governor C. Vidyasagar Rao met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday amid an ongoing political crisis in the state.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IBM outranks Microsoft as top Blockchain technology leader
London, Sep 19 (IANS) IBM has taken the top slot -- beating Microsoft and Accenture -- when it comes to deploying Blockchain technology across industries, a new study has said.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Business/Economy
AR-packed Apple iOS 11 now available globally
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) Tech giant Apple on Tuesday rolled out iOS 11 globally for iPhone and iPad customers which brings the much awaited augmented reality (AR) experiences using the built-in camera, powerful processors and motion sensors.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Chicago records 500th homicide in 2017
Chicago, Sep 19 (IANS) Chicago, one of the largest US cities, recorded the 500th homicide of 2017 with 10 people killed over the weekend.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Taylor Swift faces copyright lawsuit for 'Shake It Off'
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Singer Taylor Swift is refuting a new lawsuit claiming that her lyrics for the 2014 single "Shake It Off" are unoriginal.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Researchers find more evidence of water on early Mars
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) The Mars environment over 3.5 billion years ago was able to support liquid water at the surface, says a study.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Brazil gets first woman prosecutor-general
Brasilia, Sep 19 (IANS) For the first time in Brazil's history, a woman has taken over the prosecutor general's post, replacing Rodrigo Janot, who held the position for four years.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Brazil,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Goods train derails in UP
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The engine of a goods train derailed in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur on Tuesday, an official said.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
The Czech Locomotive's long run into our hearts (Sep 19 is Olympian Emil Zatopek's 95th birth anniversary)
If sport epitomises human grace, then look elsewhere. For when running, he looked as he was "wrestling with an octopus on a conveyor belt". But if it reflects endurance, he was the standard. The only one with a long-distance "grand slam" -- golds in 5,000 m, 10,000 m and the marathon (the first of his life) in a single Olympics -- Emil Zatopek was proof that sportsmen are not always born, but can become champions with effort.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Opinion/Commentary,Sports,IANS Life
Safety wear for bikers turned stylish
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The image of bikers has gone through a whole rollercoaster ride with their safety gear turning stylish. From leather jackets and patches to a plethora of colours available, experts explain how such accesssories have got a makeover.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sushma meets PM of Bhutan, Bangladesh
United Nations, Sep 19 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj met with Prime Ministers Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh and Tshering Tobgay of Bhutan and five Foreign Ministers in interactions that mostly focused on bilateral issues, according to a ministry spokesperson.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Business/Economy,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Landslides shut Jammu-Srinagar highway
Jammu, Sep 19 (IANS) Landslides on the Jammu-Srinagar highway on Tuesday has shut the strategic road link to the landlocked Kashmir Valley, police said.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Business/Economy
'Tez' to take India closer to digital transformation: Pichai
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A day after Google launched its new digital payment app "Tez" in India, the company's Indian-born CEO Sundar Pichai on Tuesday tweeted it will help India move closer to digital transformation.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology,Business/Economy,Diaspora
Farah may turn film on girl power into web-series
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Filmmaker-choreographer Farah Khan says that she may turn the film she was planning to make on girl power into a web-series.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
US Senate approves $700bn budget for Pentagon
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) The US Senate has approved a $700 billion budget bill for the Pentagon, higher than what it had during the height of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Business/Economy
CBI arrests BJD MLA in Odisha chit fund scam
Bhubaneswar, Sep 19 (IANS) Ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Prabhat Biswal was on Tuesday arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Seashore chit fund scam in Odisha.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Has been an enriching experience: Pallavi Mohan on her fashion journey
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Designer Pallavi Mohan, who is now an established name in the fashion Industry with a decade of experience, says that she doesnt want to recall any phase as a downfall and for her, the journey has been enriching.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Chidambaram attacks TN Speaker for disqualifying 18 MLAs
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Tuesday attacked Tamil Nadu Assembly Speaker P. Dhanapal's decision to disqualify 18 rebel AIADMK MLAs as "blatantly partisan" to help the minority government and said the state has become a "theatre of the absurd".
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
iPhone X to cannibalise iPhone 8 orders: Top analyst
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) As Apple gets ready to ship iPhone 8 and 8 Plus before it opens iPhone X for pre-orders, a top analyst with Taiwanese business group KGI Securities has warned that iPhone X will cannibalise iPhone 8 orders.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
US investigators wiretapped former Trump campaign chairman
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) US investigators wiretapped President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Manafort under secret court orders before and after the election, the media reported.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
Sunny, humid Tuesday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) It was a sunny and humid Tuesday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 25.6 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Myanmar's Suu Kyi addresses nation over Rohingya crisis
Nay Pyi Taw, Sep 19 (IANS) Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday said that her country does not fear the scrutiny of the international community as over 400,000 Rohingya Muslims have crossed into Bangladesh after fleeing the ongoing violence in Rakhine state.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Myanmar,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Key Indian equity indices trade flat
Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices on Tuesday were trading flat in the morning session.
2017-09-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Indian-born Krishnan joins Twitter as Senior Director
San Francisco, Sep 19 (IANS) Micro-blogging website Twitter has hired Indian-born Sriram Krishnan, a former top executive from Facebook and Snap, as its Senior Director of Product.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy,Diaspora
Category 5 hurricane Maria hits Dominica island
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) The "potentially catastrophic" Category 5 hurricane Maria, the strongest storm on record to make landfall in Dominica, is battering the Caribbean island, and is on course directly hit Puerto Rico, the first time in 85 years, the media reported.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Ivanka, Sushma discuss women empowerment
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka and India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj discussed here women empowerment and the upcoming Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Rahul to address public meeting in New York
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Congress party Vice President Rahul Gandhi is scheduled to address a public meeting here on Wednesday arranged by the the party's overseas wing as part of its push to enlist Non-resident Indians (NRIs).
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diaspora
Fame is like mosquito noise: Dakota Johnson
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) "Fifty Shades of Grey" star Dakota Johnson has likened fame to an "incessant mosquito noise".
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Very soon I'll reveal my plan on nuclear pact with Iran: Trump
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said that "very soon" he will reveal his plans regarding the nuclear deal signed in 2015 between Iran, giving these remarks before meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss this issue and others.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Mexico sees room for progress in NAFTA renegotiation
Mexico City, Sep 19 (IANS) Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said here his government was confident that important advances can be made during the third round of renegotiations for NAFTA.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Mexico,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Evan Rachel Wood in 'dream space'
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Actress Evan Rachel Wood says she shot till 3 a.m. sometime ago for "Westworld" so, she is still in a dream space.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
US to deploy 3,000 additional troops in Afghanistan
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) US Defense Secretary James Mattis said that the Pentagon plans to send another 3,000 troops to strengthen his country's military presence in Afghanistan, local media reported.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Business/Economy
Spain expels North Korean ambassador
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) The Spanish government has informed North Korea's ambassador to Madrid, Kim Hyok Chol, that he must leave the country before the end of the month, officials said.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Guterres outlines strategy to reshape global finance
United Nations, Sep 19 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres stressed the role of the UN to help reshape "unproductive and unrewarding" finance and redirect investment to creating a better world for all.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Millie Mackintosh 'in no rush' to marry
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Former "Made In Chelsea" reality TV star Millie Mackintosh says she is not in a hurry to marry Hugo Taylor.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Israel, US inaugurate 1st American base on Israeli soil
Jerusalem, Sep 19 (IANS) Israeli and US military officers inaugurated the first permanent American military base in Israel, media reports said.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
I love being a mother: Shania Twain
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Singer Shania Twain says has she loves being a mother and regrets not having more children.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
WHO urges actions against non-communicable diseases
Geneva, Sep 19 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) urged governments worldwide to address non-communicable diseases (NCDs) with "bolder political actions" to save millions of people from premature deaths.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
3 Yemeni policemen killed in Al Qaida attack
Sana'a, Sep 19 (IANS) Three policemen were killed and five others wounded in an attack by Al Qaida militants on a checkpoint in Yemen's province of Hadramout, a senior local police officer said.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Yemen,Politics,Religion,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Kemper finds 14-month-old son 'unusually strong'
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Actress-comedian Ellie Kemper says her son James, who is just 14 months old, is unusually strong.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
6 immigrants sue Trump for his decision to end DACA
Washington, Sep 19 (IANS) Six young undocumented migrants filed suit in San Francisco federal court against President Donald Trump for committing an "unprecedented violation" of their rights by abruptly ending the so-called DACA immigration program.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Business/Economy
Joe Manganiello's 'nerdy' secret is out
Los Angeles, Sep 19 (IANS) Actor Joe Manganiello is a nerd, reveals his wife and actress Sofia Vergara.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Bus collision kills 3 16 in US state
New York, Sep 19 (IANS) Three people were confirmed killed and 16 others injured after two buses collided in New York, media reports said.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Trump says UN reforms needed, praises Guterres's policies
United Nations, Sep 19 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said at the UN that the international organisation was in need of reform, but he praised the policies being implemented by Secretary-General Antonio Guterres.
2017-09-19
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Iran says Israel behind Iraqi Kurds independence vote
Tehran, Sep 19 (IANS) Israel is supporting the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government's call for independence vote, a senior advisor to Iran's Supreme Leader said here, media reports said.
2017-09-19
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Business/Economy
Equities surge on positive global cues, Nifty50 at record high
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Positive global cues, along with healthy buying in automobile, capital goods and banking stocks, lifted the Indian equity markets, with the NSE Nifty50 touching record high levels during the mid-afternoon trade session on Monday.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Y.C. Modi is new NIA chief
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Senior IPS officer Y.C. Modi will be the new chief of the NIA -- the premier anti-terror investigation agency.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Terrorism
Rohingya influx started from 2012: Centre to SC
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that the influx of the Rohingya refugees started in 2012, as the top court directed the hearing on October 3 of a petition challenging their deportation to Myanmar.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Dassault Systemes to forge more partnerships to skill Indian students
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Aiming to skill students to enhance their employability, global 3D experience major Dassault Systemes is planning to forge partnerships with academic universities to create more visibility for better outreach.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Technology,Business/Economy,Education
COA writes to state associations saying funds not a problem
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Close on the heels of Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA) secretary Iqbal Shah mulling a pull-out from the Ranji Trophy due to lack of money, the the Indian board's Committee of Administrators (COA) has written to all state associations stating it has "adequate mechanisms" in place to enable direct payments to third parties for cricket operations.
2017-09-18
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket,Business/Economy
Centre's Rohingya decision in nation's interest: Rijiju
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Monday said the government's stand to deport Rohingya refugees was in the nation's interest.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Human Interest/Society
App to fight child marriage launched in Bihar
Patna, Sep 18 (IANS) In a unique initiative, Gender Alliance Bihar, a collective effort of over 270 civil society organisations backed by the UN Population Fund, has come up with a mobile application to fight the rampant social evil of child marriage in the state.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Big B congratulates Sindhu for winning Korea Open Superseries
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan lauded star Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu's win over reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the women's singles final of the Korea Open Superseries.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
TN Speaker disqualifies 18 AIADMK legislators
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Ruling AIADMK's 18 legislators loyal to sidelined Deputy General Secretary T.T.V. Dinakaran have been disqualified under the anti-defection law by the Tamil Nadu Speaker, a statement said on Monday.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Ryan reopens 10 days after Class 2 boy's murder
Gurugram, Sep 18 (IANS) The Ryan International School, where a seven-year-old boy was found murdered inside a washroom on September 8, reopened on Monday after the Haryana government suspended the management and appointed Gurugram Deputy Commissioner Vinay Pratap Singh as its new administrator
2017-09-18
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Anil Kapoor congratulates John Lithgow for Emmy win
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Anil Kapoor has congratulated Hollywood actor John Lithgow, who got the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for "The Crown" at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards. The Bollywood star says he is a big fan of the actor.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Amit Shah in Gujarat court in 2002 Naroda Gam case
Ahmedabad, Sep 18 (IANS) BJP chief Amit Shah on Monday appeared before a special sessions court here following summons issued in the 2002 Naroda Gam case in which 11 persons were killed.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lily Tomlin, Alec Baldwin criticise Trump at Emmys
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Lily Tomlin, Alec Baldwin and Donald Glover were amongst some of the celebrities who criticised US President Donald Trump during their speeches at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards here.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Politics
Google honours Samuel Johnson with Doodle
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Grabbing a dictionary to know the meaning a word may now have become a thing of the past in the online world, but Google Doodle on Monday decided to honour Samuel Johnson, the man who compiled a mammoth dictionary of the English language 150 years before the Oxford English Dictionary appeared.
2017-09-18
Category: International, India,Technology,Art/Culture/Books
Dera violence: Honeypreet tops most wanted list
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) The Haryana Police on Monday released a list of the most wanted people for the violence by Dera Sacha Sauda sect followers last month. Sect Chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's close aide Honeypreet Kaur tops the list.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Waste dumping in rivers leading to antibiotic resistance: Experts
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) A team of experts from India and Sweden has flagged concerns over uncontrolled dumping of partly treated/untreated urban waste into rivers -- leading to the spread of antibiotic resistance.
2017-09-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Lenovo K8 Plus: Sturdy dual-camera phone for budget-conscious buyers (Tech Review)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) After a brief hiatus in the first half of 2017, Chinese smartphone maker Lenovo announced three devices in quick succession -- K8 Note, K8 Plus and K8 (the K8 would be introduced around Diwali) -- in India .
2017-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Technology,Business/Economy,IANS Life
E-cigs may double risk of tobacco smoking in teenagers
Toronto, Sep 18 (IANS) Teenagers who try vape may be at double the risk for developing addiction to smoking tobacco cigarettes, according to a new study.
2017-09-18
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Pakistan Rangers shell Indian posts in J&K
Jammu, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistan Rangers resorted to heavy shelling on Monday across the international border in Jammu and Kashmir for the fourth consecutive day, police said.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
British PM to urge Facebook, Google to tackle online radicalisation
New York, Sep 18 (IANS) Following several deadly terror attacks in Britain over the past six months, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is set to urge Facebook and Google to perk up their eforts in cracking down on online radicalisation.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Technology
Retreat ceremony at Indo-Pak border sees unique pledge
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) The Retreat ceremony at Attari-Wagah and Hussainiwala on the India-Pakistan border in recent days has seen a unique pledge being taken by thousands of visitors who flock to watch the high-voltage event.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society
Telling Putin's side of the story, from Crimea to Trump and more (Book Review)
Title: The Putin Interviews; Author/Interviewer: Oliver Stone; Publisher: Hot Books/Skyhorse Publishing; Pages: 289; Price: Rs 699
2017-09-18
Category: International, India,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,Diplomacy,IANS Life
War episodes will be highlight of 'Manikarnika': Vijayendra Prasad
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Writer-director Vijayendra Prasad, who has penned the story of Kangana Ranaut-starrer upcoming epic drama "Manikarnika", says the war episodes will be the biggest highlight of the film.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Jeffrey Dean Morgan, wife to be parents again
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Jeffrey Dean Morgan actor of "The Walking Dead" and wife Hilarie Burton, who married in 2014, are expecting their second child together.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Seoul insists on sending Pyongyang humanitarian aid
Seoul, Sep 18 (IANS) The South Korean government reiterated on Monday the need to send humanitarian aid to North Korea despite the increased sanctions on the regime for its increased nuclear tests.
2017-09-18
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Diplomacy
Shahid's daughter gets her ear pierced
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Bollywood actor Shahid Kapoor's daughter Misha has got her ear pierced.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India bids adieu to Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Hundreds of people including Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and the three Service Chiefs, bid a tearful adieu to Marshal of the Indian Air Force (IAF) Arjan Singh at a state funeral at Brar Square here on Monday.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
Trump retweets GIF of hitting Clinton with golf ball
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) US President Donald Trump retweeted an animated GIF that showed him swinging a golf club and appearing to hit his former presidential campaign rival Hillary Clinton with a golf ball.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Politics,Technology
New Zealand jet fuel shortage leaves passengers stranded
Auckland, Sep 18 (IANS) Thousands of passengers were stranded in Auckland on Monday after a burst pipeline cut jet fuel supplies to New Zealand's largest airport.
2017-09-18
Category: International, New Zealand,Business/Economy
High BP can cause organ damage in teenagers too
New York, Sep 18 (IANS) Is your teenage son or daughter suffering from high blood pressure? Beware, if left uncontrolled the condition can lead to organ damage as in adults, according to a research.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Snapchat blocks Al Jazeera in Saudi Arabia
Riyadh, Sep 18 (IANS) Social media platform Snapchat has blocked access to Al Jazeera content in Saudi Arabia, the media reported on Monday.
2017-09-18
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Technology
'Thupparivaalan' mints over Rs. 10 crore in opening weekend
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Vishals Tamil investigative drama "Thupparivaalan", in which he plays a Sherlock Holmes-kind of detective, has grossed over Rs. 10 crore in its opening weekend in Tamil Nadu, according to trade pundits.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'SNL' leads with nine wins at 69th Emmy Awards
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) The long-running sketch series "Saturday Night Live" won nine Emmys, including an award for actor Alec Baldwin for portraying US President Donald Trump.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
US aircraft carrier to conduct joint drill in S.Korea
Seoul, Sep 18 (IANS) A US aircraft carrier will conduct a joint exercise with South Korean forces next month amid rising geopolitical risks on the Korean Peninsula, defence officials confirmed here on Monday.
2017-09-18
Category: International, South Korea,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
China issues stamp commemorating world's largest radio telescope
Beijing, Sep 18 (IANS) China on Monday issued a commemorative stamp in honour of the world's largest radio telescope located in Guizhou province.
2017-09-18
Category: International, China,Science/Tech,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Shalini Pandey replaces Lavanya Tripathi in '100% Kadhal'
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Actress Shalini Pandey, who made a splash with Telugu film "Arjun Reddy", will be making her Tamil acting debut with upcoming romantic-comedy "100% Kadhal", which was originally supposed to feature Lavanya Tripathi.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Knife-wielding US student shot dead
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) A knife-wielding student was shot dead by the police at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, US, authorities said.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Equities open in green on positive global cues
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Key Indian equity indices -- the BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 -- surged during the early-morning trade session on Monday on the back of positive Asian peers and healthy buying in automobile, capital goods and banking stocks.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Nicole Kidman wins her first Emmy Award
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Oscar winner Nicole Kidman won her first ever Emmy Award as Outstanding Actress in a Limited Series, for her role in "Big Little Lies". She called domestic abuse a "complicated, insidious disease".
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Arjan Singh's body taken for last rites
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The mortal remains of Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh was on Monday taken to Brar Square here in a gun carriage for the last rites ceremony.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Sushma Swaraj arrives in New York for UNGA session
United Nations, Sep 18 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has arrived here to attend the annual UN General Assembly (UNGA) session. She will hold a high level meeting with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida on Monday.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy
Partly cloudy Monday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) It was a partly cloudy Monday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 25.2 degrees Celsius, season's average, the weather office said.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Three Billboards...' wins top TIFF award
Toronto, Sep 18 (IANS) The American film "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" won the top People's Choice Award at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).
2017-09-18
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Priyanka Chopra dazzles in white at Emmy Awards 2017
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra stepped out in a figure hugging white custom-made Balmain mermaid creation at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Celebs wear ACLU ribbons at Emmys
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Celebrities like Kathryn Hahn, Judith Light and Elisabeth Moss made a statement at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards here by donning ribbons to support the American Civil Liberties Union.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Aziz Ansari, Lena Waithe win Emmy for coming out story
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Indian-American Aziz Ansari and African-American Lena Waithe added a shade of diversity to the winners of the 69th Primetime Awards here as co-writers of a "Master of None" episode on a character coming out to her family as a lesbian.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Kate Winslet can't relax
London, Sep 18 (IANS) Hollywood star Kate Winslet has to make getting enough sleep a "project" when she isn't working because she can't switch off.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Alec Baldwin bags Emmy for Trump impersonation
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Actor Alec Baldwin walked away with the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series trophy at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards here for his portrayal of US President Donald Trump on "Saturday Night Live".
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UN options exhausted on Korean Peninsula issue: Haley
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley warned that the world body has "exhausted" its options on the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Suriya's 'Thaana Serntha Kootam' to release on Pongal 2018
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Actor Suriya's much awaited next Tamil film "Thaana Serntha Kootam", a heist-comedy, has been confirmed to hit the screens for Pongal 2018, its makers announced on Monday.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Trump mocks Kim Jong-un
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) US President Donald Trump once again mocked North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un, calling him "Rocket Man", an allusion to Pyongyang's recent nuclear tests, as well as speaking ironically about the "long ... lines" of people waiting to get fuel in the nation after the sanctions imposed by the UN.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Media,Politics,Diplomacy
Priyanka Chopra dazzles in white at Emmy Awards 2017
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra stepped out in a figure hugging white custom-made Balmain mermaid creation at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Media,Bollywood
US could stay in Paris accord under right conditions: Tillerson
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that the US could stay in the Paris Agreement on climate change under right conditions.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Colbert takes aim at Trump in Emmys opening monologue
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Stephen Colbert, who is hosting the Primetime Emmy Awards for the first time, kicked off the ceremony here by slamming US President Donald Trump in his opening monologue.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
You have to have sex everyday, says Ronnie Wood
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Rolling Stones rocker Ronnie Wood says that one should have sex everyday.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
South Africa to sign nuclear non-prohibition treaty
Cape Town, Sep 18 (IANS) South Africa will sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons next week during the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly, officials said.
2017-09-18
Category: International, South Africa,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology,Terrorism,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
4 killed in market explosion in Afghanistan
Kabul, Sep 18 (IANS) At least four people have died and another 14 wounded in an explosion Sunday in southeastern Afghanistan, according to an official source.
2017-09-18
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sarandon wears different fragrance for every role
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Actress Susan Sarandon wears a different fragrance for every role she plays to help her get into the character.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Egypt welcomes Hamas-Fatah political reconciliation
Cairo, Sep 18 (IANS) Egypt welcomed the agreement between Palestinian Fatah and Hamas movements to end a decade-long political rift, media reports said.
2017-09-18
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
British terrorism threat level lowered
London, Sep 18 (IANS) British Home Secretary Amber Rudd said that Britain's terrorism threat level has been lowered from "critical" to "severe" after being raised to the highest possible in the wake of the Friday explosion at a subway station in west London.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Harmanpreet Kaur debuts on ramp at fashion gala in Mysuru
Mysuru, Sep 18 (IANS) Indian women's cricket team Vice Captain Harmanpreet Kaur debuted on the ramp for designer Archana Kochhar at the Mysore Fashion Week 2017 in association with the brand Crocs, here, on Sunday.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Media,Sports,Art/Culture/Books
Davis Cup: Ramanathan loses to Shapovalov, Canada take 3-1 lead
Edmonton, Sep 18 (IANS) India team tennis player Ramkumar Ramanathan registered a defeat against Denis Shapovalov in the men's singles to allow Canada take an unassailable 3-1 lead in the Davis Cup World Group play-offs at the Northlands Coliseum here.
2017-09-18
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Tennis
Pamela Anderson slams Kim in open letter
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Actress and animal rights activist Pamela Anderson has slammed reality TV personality Kim Kardashian by writing an open letter to her criticising her style choices.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Environment/Wildlife
Palestinian President to deliver keynote speech at UNGA: Official
Ramallah, Sep 18 (IANS) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will deliver an "extremely important" speech at the UN General Assembly next Wednesday, an official said.
2017-09-18
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Diplomacy
Trump, Moon to increase pressure on N.Korea: White House
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) The US and South Korea have agreed to increase pressure on North Korea after Pyongyang's latest missile test, the White House said.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Sofia Richie is smitten with Scott Disick
Los Angeles, Sep 18 (IANS) Reality TV personality Scott Disick and Sofia Richie, who is a teenager, are reportedly inseparable.
2017-09-18
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Ryan School's reopening will erase all evidence: Pradhuman's father
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) As the Ryan International School in Gurugram is all set to reopen on Monday, Varun Chandra Thakur, the father of a seven-year-old who was found dead in the washroom of the school, says that reopening the school will erase all evidence about the case.
2017-09-18
Category: International, India,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Over 300 IS militants killed in airstrikes in Iraq
Baghdad, Sep 18 (IANS) The Iraqi aircraft conducted dozens of airstrikes against targets of the Islamic State (IS) militants in western Iraq, leaving many of their posts destroyed and killing some 306 militants, the Iraqi military said.
2017-09-18
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Religion,Defence/Security,Terrorism
6 arrested for impersonating as IT officers
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Six persons impersonating as Income Tax officers, who came for raiding a businessman's residence in south Delhi, were on Sunday beaten up by an angry mob before being handed over to the police for extorting Rs 20 lakh.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Culture Ministry to observe 'Swachhta Pakhwada'
Noida, Sep 18 (IANS) The Culture Ministry, along with its 43 organisations under it, will be observing the 4th "Swachhta Pakhwada", a fortnightly campaign that aims to spread more awareness about the need and importance of cleanliness.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Tourism Ministry spreads 'swachhta' message with street plays
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Tourism Ministry on Sunday organised "Swachhta Hi Sewa" campaign at the India Gate with its Minister K.J. Alphons taking part in a cleaning drive.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Ritabrata expelled on four charges, including moral ground: CPI-M
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) Justifying the expulsion of party MP Ritabrata Banerjee, the CPI-M on Sunday said he was shown the door after an enquiry commission found him "outright guilty" on four charges including "moral degeneration in relation to women" and "serious inconsistencies between his income and expenditure".
2017-09-18
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Two women dead, four other tourists missing in Karnataka
Karwar (Karnataka), Sep 18 (IANS) Two women died, while four other tourists, including a woman, were missing after being washed away in an overflowing stream at a waterfall near this Karnataka port town on Sunday, police said.
2017-09-18
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shah terms Modi's birthday 'Sewa Day'
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for dedicating his life for poor people, acting tough against terror and taking efforts to bring economic reforms in the country, BJP chief Amit Shah on Sunday said his birthday was best celebrated as "Sewa Day".
2017-09-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Modi visits Arjan Singh's house to pay tribute
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday evening visited the house of Marshal of Air Force Arjan Singh, who passed away on Saturday, to pay his tributes.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Happy that our lower order is firing with the bat: Kohli
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) An all-round display and the fact that India's lower middle order fired on all cylinders made him happy, skipper Virat Kohli said after India's victory over Australia in the first One-day International at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Pandya, Dhoni partnership made the difference: Smith
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Australia skipper Steve Smith on Sunday said India's Hardik Pandya and M.S. Dhoni's partnership made the difference in the first One-day International here at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Kuldeep's wicket gave me confidence to turn the ball: Chahal
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) India leg-spinner Yuzvendra Chahal on Sunday said chinaman Kuldeep Yadav's wicket of Australia opener David Warner gave him confidence that the M.A Chdidambaram Stadium pitch here has turn and that he can bowl fuller outside the off-stump and still take wickets.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Woman arrested for killing husband with lover's help
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) A woman and her lover have been arrested in West Bengal's Howrah district for allegedly murdering her middle aged husband during an altercation over her extramarital affair, police said on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India vs Australia first ODI scoreboard
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Following is the scoreboard between India and Australia in the first One Day International (ODI) match at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Congress leader offers 'apology' after controversial tweet
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Hours after stoking a controversy with a tweet that contained a Hindi abuse, Congress leader Manish Tewari on Sunday clarified his remark saying that his target was not Prime Minister Narendra Modi but the person who compared the latter with Mahatma Gandhi.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pandya's all-round effort floors Australia in first ODI
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) India rode on Hardik Pandya's all-round brilliance to thrash Australia by 26 runs by Duckworth-Lewis method in a rain-truncated opener of the five-match One-day International series at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Bumrah moves to 2nd spot in T20I rankings for bowlers
Dubai, Sep 17 (IANS) India's paceman Jasprit Bumrah on Sunday jumped a place to the second spot in the rankings for bowlers in Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Japan releases postage stamps on Indian yoga experts
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) Acknowledging the role played by yoga legend Bishnu Charan Ghosh and his family members in spreading Indian postural yoga in Japan, the Japanese postal department has released postage stamps on four of Bengal's famous exponents of the ancient Indian practice.
2017-09-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Art/Culture/Books,Diplomacy
Four girls resisting child marriage awarded in Bihar
Patna, Sep 17 (IANS) Four teenaged girl students of Bihar were Sunday honoured for their courage in resisting the family's pressure to marry before turning 18.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Human Interest/Society
Jaipur defeat Delhi in PKL
Ranchi, Sep 17 (IANS) A terrific all-round performance by Jaipur Pink Panthers saw them thrash Dabang Delhi 36-25 in a Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) contest here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Other Sports
India exempts import duty on goods for U-17 FIFA World Cup
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The central government has exempted import duty on sports items and a wide range of goods for the upcoming Under-17 football World Cup India, which will run from October 6 to 28.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football,Business/Economy
ANR award impetus to work harder: Rajamouli
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Filmmaker S.S. Rajamouli, who was conferred with the Akkineni Nageswara Rao (ANR) National Award on Sunday, said the honour will be a "burden" but also an impetus to work harder.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
SAIL has supplied 80% of steel for Sardar Sarovar Dam
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) State-run SAIL announced on Sunday that it has supplied 80 per cent of the steel used for the construction of the Sardar Sarovar Dam Project on the Narmada river that was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Targeting of civilians by Pakistan human rights violation: Jitendra Singh
Jammu, Sep 17 (IANS) Union Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday termed Pakistan's targeting of civilians living near the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir with firing and shelling a human rights violation.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Two women picnickers from Goa drown in Karnataka, three more missing
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) Two young women from Goa drowned while on a picnic at a waterfall in Karnataka, police said on Sunday adding that two other women and a man from the same group were also missing.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bengal celebrates Vishwakarma puja
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) Innumerable kites of varying shapes and sizes and colours floated in the blue skies while workers prayed for safe working conditions as Vishwakarma puja was celebrated across West Bengal on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Barçelona's Dembele out for 4 months due to thigh injury
Barcelona, Sep 17 (IANS) FC Barcelona forward Ousmane Dembele has broken the tendon of his left thigh femoral bicep and is expected to remain sidelined for 14 to 16 weeks, the Catalonian football club announced on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Chinese pair win maiden Asian TT titles
Ahmedabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Lin Gaoyuan and Zhu Yuling won the mens and womens singles titles, respectively, chalking up thrilling victories in all-Chinese finals at the 30th Asian Cup table tennis tournament here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Dybala's hat-trick helps Juventus top Serie A with 3-1 win over Sassuolo
Rome, Sep 17 (IANS) Forward Paulo Dybala marked his 100th game for Juventus with a hattrick, leading his side to a 3-1 victory over Sassuolo in the fourth round clash of the Serie A football league on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Author Birbal Jha awarded for cultural campaign
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Author and entrepreneur Birbal Jha has been given the Paag Man award by Mithila Darpan, a Mumbai-based organisation, for his work on "advancing the cause of Mithila culture".
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Abhinansu retains men's singles crown at Calcutta tennis meet
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) Defending champion Abhinansu Borthakur retained his men's open singles title dismissing unseeded Manoj Sewa at the Calcutta Hard Court tennis tournament held on both synthetic as well as red clay courts here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Tennis
Odisha ministers, officials misused chopper meant for anti-Maoist missions: CAG
Bhubaneswar, Sep 17 (IANS) A helicopter hired for carrying out anti-Maoist operations in Odisha was misused by Ministers and various officers, said the government auditor, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Business/Economy
Kids with cell phones more at risk of cyberbullying
New York, Sep 17 (IANS) Does your fourth grader son or daughter own a cell phone? Beware, he or she may be particularly vulnerable to cyberbullying, researchers have warned.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Media,Technology
Australia's chase in first ODI delayed by rain
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Australia's chase to India's 281/7 was delayed by incessant rain in the opener of their five-match One-day International (ODI) series at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Talks with Pakistan meaningless till it stops exporting terror: Rajnath
Nizamabad (Telangana), Sep 17 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that talks with Pakistan will have no meaning unless the neighbouring country stops exporting terrorists to India.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Telangana,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Purav's lack of experience cost India doubles rubber: Ali
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) Ace tennis coach Akhtar Ali believes Purav Raja's lack of "big-match" experience proved to be the reason India failed to get the better of Canada in the doubles encounter of the ongoing Davis Cup World Group Play-off tie in Edmonton.
2017-09-17
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Tennis
Chinese pair win maiden Asian TT titles
Ahmedabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Lin Gaoyuan and Zhu Yuling won the mens and womens singles titles, respectively, chalking up thrilling victories in all-Chinese finals at the 30th Asian Championships table tennis tournament here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Nine-medal haul for Indian women pugilists; Soniya clinches gold
Istanbul, Sep 17 (IANS) Indias young women pugilists returned with a rich haul of nine medals, including a gold medal, in the Ahmed Comert International Boxing Championship that ended here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Turkey,Sports,Other Sports
Railways reduces sleeping time in train by an hour
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Arguments between passengers allotted the lower and middle berths in reserved train coaches are common and in a bid to end this issue, the Railways has decided to reduce the official sleeping hours in its trains by an hour.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Congress begins signature campaign against fuel price rise
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken on Sunday began a campaign in the national capital to collect 10 lakh signatures against the rise in the price of petrol and diesel.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Himansh speaks on 'mutually' ending contract with T-Series
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Actor Himansh Kohli, who made his Bollywood acting debut with the 2014 film "Yaariyan" that was backed by T-Series, says that he and the company have ended their contract "mutually".
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Talks with Pakistan meaningless till it stops exporting terror: Rajnath
Nizamabad (Telangana), Sep 17 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday said that talks with Pakistan will have no meaning unless the neighbouring country stops exporting terrorists to India.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Telangana,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Driver Narendran crowned national racing champion
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Coimbatore-based Arjun Narendran chalked up his fifth win in a row and clinched the title in the Premier Indian Touring Cars class at the MMRT track as the curtain came down on the fifth and final round of the MRF MMSC FMSCI Indian National Championshiship here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Motorsports
Modi invites Anushka for cleanliness initiative
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited actress-producer Anushka Sharma to be part of the government's 'Swachhata Hi Seva' initiative, saying her presence would help in "inspiring others to be part of the movement".
2017-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Zhu wins women's crown at Asian TT
Ahmedabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Zhu Yuling of China defeated compatriot Liu Shiwen in a hard fought womens singles final to win her maiden continental title at the 30th Asian Championship table tennis tournament here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Iran's top leader warns against US breach of nuke deal
Tehran, Sep 17 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday warned against any "wrong" move by the US which aims at breaching Iran's 2015 nuclear deal.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Diplomacy
Iraq, Russia resume air services after 13 years
Baghdad, Sep 17 (IANS) With stability returning to the war-torn West Asian nation, Iraq and Russia on Sunday restored scheduled commercial airline services for the first time since 2004, an Iraqi Airways source said.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Iraq,Business/Economy
Nation mourns death of hero Marshal Arjan Singh (Roundup)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday led the nation in mourning the death of Marshal of Indian Air Force (IAF) Arjan Singh, who will be given a state funeral on Monday morning.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
River activists want Yamuna cleaned to save Taj
Agra, Sep 17 (IANS) River activists on Sunday demanded firm steps to revive and rejuvenate the virtually dying Yamuna river.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Bald men more confident, attractive: Study
New York, Sep 17 (IANS) Worried about losing your hair? Take heart from a study that claims that bald men are perceived as more attractive, confident, and dominant.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Expressive writing may keep stress at bay
New York, Sep 17 (IANS) Do you get worried, stressed and anxious when your boss entrusts a task to you? There is, however, a way to handle the task efficiently without placing yourself under undue stress.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Travel tips to empower first-time travellers
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Arm yourself with some handy tips to overcome barriers when you travel to unknown destinations -- whether in India or overseas, say experts.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
One dead, five dams opened as heavy rains lash Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 17 (IANS) At least one person was killed in heavy rains lashing Kerala since Saturday and gates of five dams in various parts of the state have been opened, officials said on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Davis Cup: Bopanna-Raja lose as Canada surge ahead
Edmonton (Canada), Sep 17 (IANS) The Indian doubles team of Rohan Bopanna and Purva Raja suffered defeat against Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil to allow Canada take a 2-1 lead in the Davis Cup World Group Play-off tie here.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Tennis
Pandya, Dhoni guide India to 281/7 vs Australia in first ODI
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) India rode on contrasting half centuries from all-rounder Hardik Pandya and former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni to post 281/7 against Australia in the opener of the five-match One-day International series at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Modi condoles death of BJP MP
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday expressed condolence over the death of BJP MP Mahant Chand Nath who died here this morning due to cancer.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
President, others pay tributes to Marshal of Air Force
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and the three service chiefs on Sunday paid respects to Marshal of Air Force Arjan Singh, who died on Saturday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
SCO must contribute in fight against terror: India
Beijing, Sep 17 (IANS) India on Sunday said the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) must contribute to the fight against terrorism and hoped there will be constructive and productive engagement at the forum.
2017-09-17
Category: International, China,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
BJP MP Mahant Chand Nath dies of cancer
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) BJP MP Mahant Chand Nath on Sunday passed away after a prolonged illness at a private hospital here while undergoing treatment. He was 61.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Now I've options of good stories to choose from: Rajkummar Rao
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) National Award-winning actor Rajkummar Rao, who made his Bollywood debut with the 2010 film "Love Sex Aur Dhokha", says that earlier it was just about looking for his next movie, and now it is about choosing the best story.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Bikers to race -- and spread awareness -- in MTB Himalaya
Shimla, Sep 17 (IANS) Intrepid riders from various nations will this year also attempt to raise awareness through social outreach events in human habitations across inhospitable terrains of Himachal Pradesh at the 13th Hero MTB Himalaya race spanning nine days later this month, event organisers said on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
President, Vice President mourn IAF Marshal's death
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind and Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday mourned the death of Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh who passed away on Saturday at the age of 98.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Bengal teenager hospitalised after playing Blue Whale Challenge
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) A teenage girl from West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district was hospitalised on Sunday after she was found to have injured herself while playing the deadly online game Blue Whale Challenge, police said.
2017-09-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Media,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sachin leads in congratulating Sindhu
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar rated star Indian shuttler P.V. Sindhu's win over reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the women's singles final of the Korea Open Superseries as a "victory like none other".
2017-09-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Badminton
'Narcos' location scout killed in Mexico
Mexico City, Sep 17 (IANS) Mexican location scout Carlos Muñoz Portal was shot to death in a violent region in central Mexico while scouting for season four of Netflixs hit show "Narcos".
2017-09-17
Category: International, Mexico,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Market pricing regime in fuels distorted by taxes: Assocham
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Calling for a cut in the cess on transport fuels, industry chamber Assocham said on Sunday that the consumer is getting restive about a three-year high in the petrol prices and feels the market pricing mechanism is being distorted by tax hikes on petrol and diesel.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Actor-director Nadir Shah questioned in actress abduction case
Aluva (Kerala), Sep 17 (IANS) Malayalam actor-director Nadir Shah was on Sunday questioned by Kerala Police for over four hours in the Malayalam actress abduction case before being allowed to go.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Southern Cinema,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Got interested when Barcelona offer came: Coutinho
Liverpool, Sep 17 (IANS) Liverpool's Brazilian attacking midfielder Phillipe Countinho on Sunday admitted he was interested when the offer came from FC Barcelona but added he is also proud to play for his current club and will give his best here.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Effects of third-hand smoke on liver, brain worsen over time
New York, Sep 17 (IANS) Third-hand smoke (THS) that results when exhaled smoke and smoke emanating from the tip of burning cigarettes gets on surfaces such as clothing, hair, homes, and cars may adversely affect health and the effects worsen with time.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Telangana, Andhra CMs congratulate Sindhu
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and his Andhra Pradesh counterpart N. Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday congratulated star shuttler P.V. Sindhu for winning the Korea Open Superseries title in Seoul.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Badminton,Politics
State funeral for IAF Marshal on Monday
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) A state funeral will be accorded to Marshal of Indian Air Force (IAF) Arjan Singh on Monday and the national flag will fly at half-mast, the government said.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Bounasr, Beyene claim titles at Beijing Marathon
Beijing, Sep 17 (IANS) Salah Eddine Bounasr became the first Moroccan man to win the 37th edition of the Beijing Marathon here on Sunday while Melesech Tsegaye Beyene extended Ethiopians' winning streak in the women's race to four years.
2017-09-17
Category: International, China,Sports,Athletics
Sri Lanka's Chamara Silva banned for two years
Colombo, Sep 17 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka batsman Chamara Silva was banned from all cricket-related activities for two years in the wake of match-fixing allegations during a Tier-B first class match earlier this year.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bollywood celebs heartbroken over burnt RK Films
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities like Karan Johar, Farah Khan and Vikram Bhatt have expressed their sadness after a fire burnt down the iconic RK Films and Studios here on Saturday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Inter defeats Crotone 2-0
Rome, Sep 17 (IANS) Italian football giants Inter Milan continued their 100 percent start this season with a 2-0 late victory over Crotone in the Serie A fourth round.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Gab.ai sues Google post removal from Play Store
San Francisco, Sep 17 (IANS) Free-speech social media platform Gab.ai has sued Google, saying the technology giant has violated federal antitrust laws by rejecting its app from the Google Play Store.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Heavy rains lash Karnataka
Bengaluru, Sep 17 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed coastal and northern Karnataka, with rainfall in some districts measuring as high as 118 mm as of Sunday morning, officials said.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Falcao brings Monaco back on winning track
Paris, Sep 17 (IANS) Colombian striker Radamel Falcao continued his hot momentum as defending champions Monaco rebounded from a humiliating loss to Nice last weekend to beat newly promoted French football club Strasbourg 3-0 in Ligue 1.
2017-09-17
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
British Airways plane evacuated after threat
Paris, Sep 17 (IANS) A British Airways flight from Paris was evacuated at Charles de Gaulle airport here on Sunday for security reasons after passengers were told a "direct threat" had been made towards the aircraft.
2017-09-17
Category: International, France,Defence/Security,Terrorism
France, Australia edge closer to berths in Davis Cup final
Lille (France), Sep 17 (IANS) France and Australia each moved within one victory away from reaching the final of the Davis Cup tennis competition with doubles victories over Serbia and Belgium respectively.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Tennis
Durham stand collapses partially
Durham (UK), Sep 17 (IANS) A temporary stand collapsed during a Twenty20 International (T20I) cricket game between England and the West Indies at the Emirates Riverside, leaving spectators injured.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Give quota to upper castes: Minister Athawale
Ahmedabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale on Sunday said that reservations in jobs should go up from the present 49.5 per cent to 75 per cent on economic criteria and higher castes must also benefit.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Botafogo end Santos' 17-game unbeaten run
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 17 (IANS) Brazilian football club Botafogo rose to fifth in the Serie A standings with a 2-0 victory over Santos at the Olympic stadium here.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Manchester City routs Watford 6-0
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Manchester City continued their brilliant form in the English Premier League (EPL), trouncing Watford 6-0 for their third straight domestic victory.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Seven killed in Pakistan blast
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) At least seven people were killed on Sunday in a remote-controlled explosion in Pakistan's Bajaur Agency, police said.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Atletico Madrid inaugurate Wanda Metropolito stadium with narrow win
Madrid, Sep 17 (IANS) Antoine Griezmann scored the first ever goal in the Wanda Metropolitan Stadium as Spanish football giants Atletico Madrid inaugurated their new home with a 1-0 win over Malaga.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Uganda suspends national boxing body over disappearance of players in Germany
Kampala, Sep 17 (IANS) Uganda has suspended the national boxing body over the disappearance of three players who had travelled to Germany for the world boxing championship.
2017-09-17
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Other Sports
Gauahar Khan features in a Punjabi song
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actress Gauahar Khan, who featured in the film "Begum Jaan" earlier this year with actress Vidya Balan, has starred in a Punjabi song titled "Bewafaai".
2017-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ecuador still hopeful of World Cup berth: coach
Quito (Ecuador), Sep 17 (IANS) Ecuador national team coach Jorge Celico said he remained optimistic about his team's prospects of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup despite having to rely on results from other matches.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Ecuador,Sports,Football
PM remembers Marshal of Air Force Arjan Singh
Ahmedabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tribute to Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh, who passed away on Saturday at the age of 98.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Bayern win, Leipzig draw in German Bundesliga
Berlin, Sep 17 (IANS) German football giants Bayern Munich returned to their winning ways after crushing Mainz 4-0 while Monchengladbach reaped a two-all draw at Leipzig at the 4th round in Bundesliga.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Modi inaugurates Narmada dam, says will 'live and die' for people's dreams
Dabhoi (Gujarat), Sep 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the ambitious 138 metre inter-state Sardar Sarovar Dam project on Narmada river on his 67th birthday on Sunday, linking it with his "mission" to create a new India and roared: "I will live for your dreams, I will die for your dreams."
2017-09-17
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Henry spotted with real-life 'Wonder Woman'
Rome, Sep 17 (IANS) Actor Henry Cavill, best known for playing Superman, stepped out with real-life girlfriend and stuntwoman Lucy Cork.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Italy,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Mel B pens emotional note to late father
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Singer Mel B has written an emotional note to her late father, saying she hopes he forgives her for her mistakes.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz
Hamas agrees to hand over Gaza to Abbas government
Gaza, Sep 17 (IANS) The Hamas movement, which has ruled the Gaza Strip since 2007, announced on Sunday that it was ready to hand over the territory to the consensus government of Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics
Woman given 9,000 pounds by George Michael delivers boy
London, Sep 17 (IANS) A woman who was given 9,000 pounds by late singer George Michael has given birth to a boy.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine
California passes 'sanctuary state' bill
San Francisco, Sep 17 (IANS) California lawmakers passed a "sanctuary state" bill to protect immigrants without legal residency in the US, part of a broader push by Democrats to counter the government's expanded deportation orders.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Shahnaz launches water-free dry ayurvedic shampoo
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Providing an option for water-free shampoo, Indian organic beauty care company Shahnaz Husain Group has launched a starch-based cleaning product.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Parrikar wants plastic cups, plates shunned
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) Imploring people to imbibe a spirit of cleanliness, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday urged Goans to shun plastic and disposable plates.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Voting underway in Pakistan by-election
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Voting was underway on Sunday for the NA-120 by-election seat in Lahore that fell vacant after Pakistan's former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was ousted following the Panama Papers verdict.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Telangana marks Hyderabad merger day
Hyderabad, Sep 17 (IANS) The merger of Hyderabad with the Indian union in 1948 was celebrated across Telangana on Sunday, with the unfurling of the national flag at the offices of political parties.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Second man arrested over London Tube bombing
London, Sep 17 (IANS) A second man was arrested over the terror attack on a London Tube train that left 30 people injured and resulted in an increase in the country's terror threat level from "severe" to "critical", police said on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Lady Gaga sends prayers to Gomez
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) Singer Lady Gaga has sent "prayers and love" to "warrior princess" Selena Gomez after learning of her kidney transplant.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Health/Medicine
Twitter fixed 'bug' that enables advertisers to reach racists
San Francisco, Sep 17 (IANS) Twitter has fixed a "bug" on its platform that allowed advertisers to target "Jew haters" and others with racial epithets and terms like "Nazi", the microblogging site announced.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Sindhu wins Korea Open title
Seoul, Sep 17 (IANS) Indian star shuttler P.V. Sindhu overcame reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan 22-20, 11-21, 21-18 in the women's singles final of the Korea Open Superseries here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: International, South Korea,Sports,Badminton
Feels great to work with Ronit again: Ekta Kapoor
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) TV czarina Ekta Kapoor says that working with actor Ronit Roy again, this time for an upcoming web series "Kehne Ko Humsafar Hain", feels great.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Patkar's 'Jal Satyagraha' for Narmada families enters third day
Barwani (Madhya Pradesh), Sep 17 (IANS) The "Jal Satyagraha" protest led by Narmada Bachao Aandolan founder Medha Patkar, demanding rehabilitation of the 40,000 families affected by the Sardar Sarovar Dam, entered the third day on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Environment/Wildlife
B-Town celebs wish 'dynamic, visionary' Modi
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) A string of Bollywood personalities including actor-producer Anil Kapoor, actor Anupam Kher and filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar have greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi who turned 67 on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
UN chief urges Suu Kyi to halt offensive against Rohingyas
United Nations, Sep 17 (IANS) Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has "a last chance" to halt an Army offensive that has forced thousands of the Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Big B mourns death of Arjan Singh
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday condoled the death of the "iconic" Marshal of Indian Air Force Arjan Singh.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Defence/Security
Three storms rage across Atlantic
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) Three storms are raging through the Atlantic, with one already a hurricane and another forecast to strengthen and threaten areas battered by Hurricane Irma last week, the media reported.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
India wins toss, elects to bat
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat against Australia in the first One Day International here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Kevin Hart apologizes to wife, kids
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) Actor-comedian Kevin Hart has issued a public apology to his pregnant wife Eniko Parrish and children after admitting to getting involved with a woman that led to an attempted blackmail.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Hollywood
India wins toos, elects to bat
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Indian skipper Virat Kohli won the toss and elected to bat against Australia in the first One Day International here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Six NASA scientists to emerge from Mars-like habitat
New York, Sep 17 (IANS) Six Nasa scientists, who were living in isolation on a Mars-like habitat in Hawaii since January to determine astronauts' psychology and requirements during manned space missions, will return to civilization on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Penalty from accounts to partly fund Aadhaar linkage costs: SB
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) State Bank of India (SBI) expects to collect Rs 2,000 crore as penalty on savings bank accounts which have failed to maintain a minimum balance, a sum which may be used to partly cover the costs incurred on the linking of accounts with Aadhaar.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Age has not affected anything: Akshay Kumar
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) He is 50 but Akshay Kumar continues to defy age with his looks, physique, stunts and spirit. While he says his passion gets him going, industry experts say the fact he keeps reinventing himself with right stories has helped his success story.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
KBC episode featuring maths genius tops TRP rating
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) An episode of "Kaun Banega Crorepati" season nine featuring Anand Kumar, a mathematician and founder of educational programme Super 30, has topped the Target rating points (TRP).
2017-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Education
Airtel Payments Bank launches UPI enabled digital payments
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Airtel Payments Bank on Sunday said it has become the first payments bank in India to integrate the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) on its digital platform.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bono speaks up on U2's St. Louis show axing
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) U2 frontman Bono is deeply saddened over the cancellation of the band's show in St. Louis after failing to get enough police to monitor the event.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sindhu wins Korea Open title
Seoul, Sep 17 (IANS) Indian star shuttler P.V. Sindhu defeated reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the women's singles final of the Korea Open Superseries here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: International, South Korea,Sports,Badminton
Sindhu wins Korea Open title
Seoul, Sep 17 (IANS) Indian star shuttler P.V. Sindhu defeated reigning world champion Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the women's singles final of the Korea Open Superseries here on Sunday.
2017-09-17
Category: International, South Korea,Sports,Badminton
'Omerta' recounts terrorist Omar Sheikh's bloody trail
Toronto, Sep 17 (IANS) Hansal Mehta's "Omerta", which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) here, captures the bloody trail of British-born terrorist Omar Sheikh who plotted the 2002 kidnapping and murder of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Canada,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,Terrorism
Yesudas applies for permission to pray at Kerala temple
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 17 (IANS) Legendary playback singer K.J. Yesudas has applied for a permission to pray at the famed Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple here on the occasion of Vijayadeshmi.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights,Cinema/Showbiz
Kashmir's nomadic goatherds: Saga of survival and endurance (Societal Feature)
Srinagar, Sep 17 (IANS) For the hardy goatherds of Jammu and Kashmir, called "Bakarwals", it is time to say goodbye to the mountain pastures of the Valley as autumn sets in.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Features,Human Interest/Society
Clock is ticking for Jaish chief Azhar: India
United Nations, Sep 17 (IANS) "The clock is ticking" for Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) chief Masood Azhar regardless of whether the UN is allowed to act against him or not, India's Permanent Representative Syed Akbaruddin has warned.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United States,Politics,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Three former insurgents killed in Manipur
Imphal, Sep 17 (IANS) A suspected Kuki tribal outfit killed three members, including a woman, of a rival faction in Manipur's Tamenglong district early on Sunday, police said.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Manipur,National,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Unchecked agri waste burning to cause severe air pollution this Diwali
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Three states abutting the national capital had last year promised to stop burning agricultural waste in the wake of public uproar and a severe rap from the green court. That promise appears set to go up in smoke and Delhi's citizens are once again likely to choke on severe air pollution this Diwali.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Unlike Rushdie: Simple plot but relevant in a world of alternative facts (Book Review)
Book: The Golden House; Author: Salman Rushdie; Publisher: Penguin; Pages: 370; Price: Rs 699
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Modi's birthday marked as 'Sewa Divas' by BJP
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Wishes poured in for Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 67th birthday on Sunday, being observed by the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as "Sewa Divas" or day of service.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Geo-political developments, US Fed meet to guide equities (Market Outlook)
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) The Indian equity markets are expected to take cues from geo-political developments in the Korean peninsula, as well as the policy meet of the US Federal Reserve, during the upcoming week starting September 18, according to market analysts.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Reformed criminals must get a chance, says Farhan Akhtar (IANS Interview)
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Reformed criminals must be given a chance to start their lives afresh, says multi-talented Bollywood celebrity Farhan Akhtar, who essays the role of a prisoner in his latest film "Lucknow Central".
2017-09-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Cruise through Bahubali's Mahismati, test-tube babies and Kumartuli this Durga Puja (Societal Feature)
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) Let your Durga Puja travelogue be a medley of cinema, sensitisation and emotion this year.
2017-09-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Features,Human Interest/Society
Gloomy characters: The melancholic aspect in literature (Column: Bookends)
The human race displays an infinite capacity for dividing itself into various categories -- justified or not. But one rather interesting differentiation is in the (figurative) eyeglasses people use to see their world, with their lenses' colour ranging from rose to jaded (or being particularly effective sunglasses). It may be a matter of opinion if the cheery or gloomy outlook is better, but the latter scores higher in one respect at least.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Opinion/Commentary,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Modi inaugurates Sardar Sarovar Dam
Ahmedabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the inter-state Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat's Narmada district on Sunday on his 67th birthday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Carbohydrates could be key to improved malaria vaccine
Sydney, Sep 17 (IANS) Offering vital clues to improving malaria vaccine, an international research team has shown that carbohydrates on the surface of malaria parasites play a critical role in their ability to infect mosquito and human hosts.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Brain's immune system could make us impulsive to drink alcohol
Sydney, Sep 17 (IANS) Love to drown yourself in a peg of whiskey each evening? It may be due to impulsiveness of the brain's immune system, according to a study.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Australia,Science/Tech
UN sceptic Trump to convene reform summit
United Nations, Sep 17 (IANS) US President Donald Trump who had earlier derided the UN as a good-time club for chatting, will make his debut here on Monday by convening a summit to back Secretary-General Antonio Guterres's efforts to reform the global organisation.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United States,National,Politics,Diplomacy
Injured civilian dies in J&K
Jammu, Sep 17 (IANS) A female civilian who was injured in Pakistani shelling on the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir, died at a hospital on Sunday, police said.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Defence/Security
Cloudy Sunday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) It was a cloudy Sunday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 26 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average, the weather office said.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Powerful typhoon makes landfall in Japan
Tokyo, Sep 17 (IANS) A powerful typhoon, the 18th of this season, made landfall in Japan's Kagoshima prefecture on Sunday, the weather agency said.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Japan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Davis Cup: Bopanna-Raja lose, Canada takes 2-1 lead
Edmonton (Canada), Sep 17 (IANS) India tennis team doubles pair Rohan Bopanna and Purva Raja suffered defeat against Daniel Nestor and Vasek Pospisil to allow Canada take 2-1 lead in the Davis Cup World Group Play-off tie here.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Tennis
Goa police's Malayalam blues delays FIR against Congress leader
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) Translation of property deeds registered in Kerala from Malayalam to the English language was among the key reasons which could have delayed a probe into Goa opposition leader and Congress MLA Chandrakant Kavlekar's disproportionate assets for four years.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sushma Swaraj packs super diplomacy schedule for UNGA session
United Nations, Sep 17 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will arrive here on Sunday to represent India at the annual UN General Assembly (UNGA) session with a packed schedule of super diplomacy among an array of world leaders.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy
Munich Oktoberfest begins amid strict security measures
Berlin, Sep 17 (IANS) The Munich Oktoberfest, the world's biggest beer festival, has begun amid heightened security measures.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Germany,Human Interest/Society
US Air Force marks 70th anniversary
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) The US Air Force staged an aerial show at a military base to commemorate its 70th anniversary.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security
Motherhood getting less appealing with age, says Jennifer Lawrence
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Lawrence says motherhood has become less appealing with age.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
No change in US position on Paris Agreement: White House
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) The US government has not changed its position on withdrawing from the Paris Agreement on climate change, the White House said.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
'London to propose new security treaty for anti-terror cooperation'
London, Sep 17 (IANS) British Home Secretary Amber Rudd said that the government will suggest new security treaty to keep level of counterterrorism cooperation with the European Union (EU) after Britain leaves the 28-member bloc.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Protests over ex-cop's acquittal leave 9 US police injured
Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) The Metropolitan Police Department for the midwestern US city of St. Louis said nine of its officers were injured during protests over the acquittal of a white police officer in the 2011 shooting of a black suspect.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Miley Cyrus doesn't want to get married
Los Angeles, Sep 17 (IANS) Singer-actress Miley Cyrus says she still has too many things to experience before she thinks about getting married.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Taliban attack kills 5 in Afghanistan
Kabul, Sep 17 (IANS) At least five Afghan policemen were killed and five others wounded after Taliban militants attacked a checkpoint in the western Badghis province in Afghanistan, a senior police official said.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Religion,Terrorism,Defence/Security
Iraqi forces free IS-held town near Syria border
Baghdad, Sep 17 (IANS) Iraqi security forces liberated Akashat town area and cleared the surrounding desert land from Islamic State (IS) militants near the border with Syria, the Iraqi military said.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism,Defence/Security
Jennifer Metcalfe likens pregnancy to nine-month hangover
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Metcalfe says she didn't enjoy being pregnant, and compared it to suffering a hangover for nine months with constant nausea.
2017-09-17
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
7 arrested in connection with school fire in Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Sep 17 (IANS) Seven teenage suspects were arrested in relation to the fire at a religious school that killed 23 people, mostly students, Malaysian police said.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Malaysia,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy,Education
Elli Avram, Siami Kher walk the ramp at Crocs Mysore Fashion Week
Mysuru, Sep 17 (IANS) Actresses Elli Avrram and Saiyami Kher walked the ramp for designer Rebecca Dewan at the fourth edition of Mysore Fashion Week in association with the brand Crocs.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood,Art/Culture/Books
Macron urges lifting of Gulf blockade against Qatar
Doha, Sep 17 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron has urged the lifting of a Saudi-led embargo on Qatar in effect since June 5, media reports said.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Qatar,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Easy hacks for healthy diet
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Chapatis, bread, pasta or even noodles are not bad for health if they are cooked the right way, say experts.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Adah Sharma debuts on the ramp at Crocs Mysore Fashion Week
Mysuru, Sep 17 (IANS) Actress Adah Sharma marked her debut on the ramp gracefully for designer Jayanthi Ballal, clad in a golden sari with elephants embroidered on its pallu at the fourth edition of Mysore Fashion Week in association with the brand Crocs.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood,Art/Culture/Books
2 killed in suicide car bombing in Iraq
Baghdad, Sep 17 (IANS) At least two people were killed and eight others wounded in a suicide car bombing in the city of Kirkuk, a local police source said.
2017-09-17
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Religion,Terrorism,Defence/Security
Cure morning woes with easy to make English breakfast
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) You may get scared with the idea of making a full English breakfast meal, but it's not that tough. Just get bacon, eggs, toasts, sautéed mushrooms, grilled tomatoes and a cup of coffee or tea in place, say experts.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
CAB hands over membership cards to women cricketers
Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal on Saturday for the first time handed over honorary membership cards to eighteen women cricketers who represented India from Bengal.
2017-09-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Sports,Business/Economy
Globe-trotting ATM fraud arrested
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) An ATM fraudster, who has cheated at least 50 people over the last three years, has been arrested here, police said on Saturday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
I have not faced the casting couch: Kriti Sanon
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kriti Sanon says that though she doesn't have a 'Godfather' in the film industry, she never faced casting couch.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Media,Bollywood
New Metro Rail Policy released
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Union Urban Development Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday released the new Metro Rail Policy that focuses on minimising the use of personal motorised transport and provides "useful guidance on making viable metro rail proposals".
2017-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
TN to revise schedule of rates for various works due to GST
Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's Public Works Department and Highways Department are in the process of revising their schedule of rates segregating the taxes subsumed under the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime form the schedule of rates, an official statement said.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Defence Minister visits Army's Western Command HQ
Chandigarh, Sep 17 (IANS) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday visited headquarters of the Indian Army's Western Command at Chandimandir Military Station near here.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Defence/Security
Arjan Singh father of IAF's modernisation: Parrikar
Panaji, Sep 17 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday condoled the death of Marshal of the Air Force Arjan Singh, calling him the father of IAF's modernisation efforts.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Class 11 student takes life after scolding on Facebook addiction
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) A class 11 student in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district was found hanging lifeless from the ceiling fan of her house after she was scolded by her elder brother for spending excessive time on Facebook, family members said on Saturday.
2017-09-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Modi to dedicate Sardar Sarovar Dam to the nation yet again on his birthday
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who will spend his 67th birthday in his native Gujarat on Sunday and dedicate the Sardar Sarovar Dam to the nation, amid protests and allegations of little work done on it, and to address two rallies, landed here late Saturday evening.
2017-09-17
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh dead; nation mourns loss, pays glowing tributes (Roundup)
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Marshal of Indian Air Force Arjan Singh, who led the air operations in the 1965 war with Pakistan and was the nation's oldest serving warrior in his five star rank, died here on Saturday after suffering a massive heart attack. He was 98.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Shabana Azmi to be honoured at Jagran Film Festival
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Acclaimed actress and activist Shaban Azmi will be honoured as an 'Icon of Indian Cinema' at the closing ceremony of the Mumbai edition of the eighth Jagran Film Festival here next week.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh's death great loss to the country: Sitharaman
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday termed the death of Marshal of Air Force Arjan Singh a "great loss" to the country.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
R.K. Films' memorabilia, costumes burnt in fire: Rishi Kapoor
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor on Saturday rued the "irreplaceable" loss of memorabilia and costumes from his home banner's movies after a portion of the family's iconic R.K. Films & Studios here caught fire on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bureaucrats should learn to say 'no minister' when needed: Minister
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Top bureaucrats should learn to articulate their difference of opinion with their political bosses whenever they think it is necessary, Union Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Jitendra Singh said here on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Pakistan Rangers shell Indian posts in Jammu
Jammu, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistan Rangers resorted to heavy mortar shelling on Saturday evening across the international border in Jammu and Kashmir's Jammu district and Indian forces retaliated, triggering heavy exchange of fire in the area, police said.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Kashmir,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Zydus' Nesher gets USFDA nod to market influenza drug
Ahmedabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Pharmaceuticals major Zydus Cadila on Saturday said that Nesher Pharmaceuticals, a subsidiary of its US arm, has received final approval from the US health regulator to market an oral suspension of Oseltamivir powder, used for treatment and prevention of influenza.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Health/Medicine,Business/Economy
Arjan Singh was an outstanding soldier and diplomat: Sonia
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Remembering Marshal of Air Force Arjan Singh as "an outstanding soldier and a diplomat who led from the front", Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Saturday said that he will always be a source of inspiration to the Indians.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
20 Houthi rebels killed in airstrikes in Yemen
Sanaa, Sep 16 (IANS) At least 20 Houthi rebel fighters have been killed in a series of airstrikes by the Saudi-led coalition over the past 24 hours in Yemen's northwestern border city of Medi, the Yemeni government said in a statement on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Yemen,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Iran asks EU to ensure US compliance with nuclear deal
Tehran, Sep 16 (IANS) Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that the EU will press the US to abide by its commitments to the nuclear deal reached in 2015, Tehran Times daily reported.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Telugu Titans, Bengaluru Bulls draw PKL-5 contest
Ranchi, Sep 16 (IANS) Telugu Titans and Bengaluru Bulls played out a dramatic 26-26 tie in a Zone B clash of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) season 5 here on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Other Sports
M.S. Subbulakshmi fellowships for 50 musicians
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Fifty young and promising musicians from all over India were on Saturday presented the "Sri Shanmukhananda Bharat Ratna Dr. M. S. Subbulakshmi Fellowship in Music" as part of the birth ongoing centenary celebrations of the legendary singer.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Art/Culture/Books
Mamata condoles death of Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee condoled the death of Marshal of Indian Air Force Arjan Singh who breathed his last on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Defence/Security
India Red draw India Blue to enter Duleep Trophy final
Kanpur, Sep 16 (IANS) India Red secured their place in the final of the Duleep Trophy after the second match of the tournament against India Blue ended in a tame draw at the Green Park Stadium here on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Congress slams Amit Shah for his remarks against Nehru, Gandhis
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Slamming BJP President Amit Shah for his remarks on former Prime Ministers Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi, the Congress on Saturday said "he is disrespecting their memory, contributions and sacrifices" and that "he is an inheritor of the legacy of non-participants in the freedom struggle".
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Marshal of the IAF Arjan Singh: India's oldest serving warrior (Obituary)
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) India's oldest serving soldier Marshal Arjan Singh, who died in hospital after a massive heart attack on Saturday, was hardly 44 when he took over as the chief of a young Indian Air Force (IAF) in 1964, a year before leading the fledgling Indian air power in the 1965 war with Pakistan.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
President Kovind condoles Arjan Singh's death
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday condoled the passing away of Marshal of Indian Air Force Arjan Singh, praising him for his contribution in the 1965 war with Pakistan.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
India will never forget Arjan Singh's leadership in 1965 war: Modi
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Expressing condolence on the demise of Marshal of Air Force Arjan Singh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that India will never forget his "excellent leadership" in the 1965 war with Pakistan.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Arjan Singh's demise a national loss: Antony
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Former Defence Minister A. K. Antony on Satuday condoled the demise of Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh as a national loss and said that he was an inspiration for the entire armed forces.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
GoM admits to glitches in network delaying GST filings
Bengaluru, Sep 16 (IANS) Technical glitches and procedural problems galore on the GST Network have delayed payments and filing of returns under the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime, a Group of Ministers (GoM) admitted on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
Of a drummer inspired by Queen
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Marco Minnemann was very young when he heard the rock group Queen perform "We Will Rock You". Today, the German is one of the most gifted, innovative, cutting-edge drummers on international music scene with his unique interdependence style of performing.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Musical tribute to Gauri Lankesh in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Around two weeks after Gauri Lankesh was gunned down at her Bengaluru residence, people from the media, activists, friends and admirers paid rich tributes to the slain journalist and activist here.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mamata warns VHP, Bajrang Dal, RSS against disturbing peace during Durga puja
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday issued a stern warning to right wing organisations including the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), Bajrang Dal and RSS against disturbing peace in the state during the upcoming Durga puja festival, asking them not to "play with fire".
2017-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Religion,Defence/Security
Sharjah ruler on five-day visit to Kerala from Sep 24
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 16 (IANS) Sharjah's Ruler and member of UAE's Supreme Council, Dr. Sheikh Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi, will arrive in Kerala on a five-day official visit starting September 24, an official statement here said.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Business/Economy,Diaspora,Diplomacy
Marshal of IAF Arjan Singh passes away
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Marshal of Indian Air Force Arjan Singh, who was on Saturday admitted to Army Hospital (R&R) here after a suspected massive heart attack and in a critical condition, has passed away, a defence official said. He was 98.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Marsahl of IAF Arjan Singh passes away
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Marshal of Indian Air Force Arjan Singh, who was on Saturday admitted to Army Hospital (R&R) here after a suspected massive heart attack and in a critical condition, has passed away, a defence official said. He was 98.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Chinese paddlers dominate Asian TT championships
Ahmedabad, Sep 16 (IANS) The Indian challenge at the 30th Asian Cup table tennis tournament came to an end when Manika Batra lost to Miu Hirano of Japan in the quarter-final play-offs of the womens singles category here on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Dubai to operate world's largest solar power project
Dubai, Sep 16 (IANS) Dubai will implement the world's largest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project valued at 14.2 billion dirhams ($3.87 billion), UAE daily Gulfnews reported on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Business/Economy
Union minister Naqvi's sister receives threat to life
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) The sister of Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has received a threat to her life, police said on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
S.African JP Duminy bids adieu to Test cricket
Johannesburg, Sep 16 (IANS) South African all-rounder Jean Paul Duminy on Saturday announced his retirement from Test and first class cricket with immediate effect, a Cricket South Africa statement confirmed.
2017-09-16
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Rohit Sharma spoke up for the rested-rotated players (Column: Just Sport)
Not a day passes without a spicy cricket story hitting the headlines, be it the pay dispute in Australia, the run-ins between cricket administrators in India or selling Television right of the Indian Premier League.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Construction of grand Ram temple at Ayodhya will begin in 2018: VHP
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) India entered into "saffron age" due to Ram Janmbhoomi movement and construction of a grand Ram temple at Ayodhya would begin next year in 2018, VHP leader Surendra Jain said on Saturday
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
India becomes fastest growing market for Brand USA, too (Comment: Special to IANS)
The Indian outbound traveller is now a much-coveted commodity around the world, as the country's booming middle class seeks new destinations and emerges as a key market.
2017-09-16
Category: International, India,Diaspora,Business/Economy
Bankers bet on IBC, NCLT process to solve bad loans problem
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Bankers on Saturday said they are betting on the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code and the process of National Company Law Tribunal for getting quick resolutions in order to solve the problems of bad loans.
2017-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Government orders review of FSI, FAR norms in 53 cities
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri on Saturday asked the officials to review the Floor Space Index (FSI) and Floor Area Ratio (FAR) norms in mega cities to ensure better utilisation of urban space in the face of rapid urbanisation in the country.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Jadeja to replace injured Axar Patel for first 3 ODIs vs Australia
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja was on Saturday drafted into the Indian team replacing injured Axar Patel for the first three One-day Internationals (ODI) against Australia, starting here on Sunday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Serbia, Morocco hold talks to boost tourism cooperation
Rabat, Sep 16 (IANS/MAP) Moroccan Minister of Tourism Mohammed Sajid held talks in Belgrade with Serbian Minister of Trade, Tourism and Telecommunications Rasim Ljajic to boost cooperation between the two countries in various sectors including tourism.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Malta,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
CAG raps Odisha for failure to implement plans in 'red corridor'
Bhubaneswar, Sep 16 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) on Saturday rapped the Odisha government for its failure to implement special intervention programmes in Left Wing Extremism (LWE)-affected areas.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Terrorism
Modiji punishing people by massive taxation on fuel: Rahul
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the hike in fuel prices, for "punishing" the people by the high taxes on petrol and diesel.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Key La Liga game as Real Madrid visit San Sebastian
Madrid, Sep 16 (IANS) Real Madrid have a vital game on Sunday when they travel to play Real Sociedad in the Anoeta Stadium in San Sebastian, and a defeat would see them drop to seven points off the top of the Spanish football league table.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
CBSE issues showcause notice to Ryan school over Pradhuman's murder
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Saturday issued a show cause notice to Ryan International School in connection with the murder of seven-year-old Pradhuman Thakur in the school premises.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
London Tube bombing: Teen arrested, terror threat raised to 'critical' (Fifth Lead)
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Police arrested an 18-year-old youth on Saturday in connection with a terror attack on a London Tube train a day earlier, that left 29 people injured and resulted in an increase in the country's terror threat level from "severe" to "critical".
2017-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Iran claims to have 'father of all bombs' overshadowing America's 'mother'
Tehran, Sep 16 (IANS) A top commander of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) claimed that the country possesses the "father of all bombs" which overshadows the most powerful non-nuclear ordnance of the US.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Turkey,Defence/Security,Technology
Ryan International School to open on Monday
Gurugram, Sep 16 (IANS) The Ryan International School, where a seven-year old student was murdered on September 8, is likely to reopen on Monday with the district administration assuring that it will rectify deficiencies in its functioning on the basis of its inquiry report.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Inmates attack staff at Hyderabad Central Prison, warder injured
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) A warder of Central Prison Chanchalguda here was injured in an attack by three undertrial prisoners on Saturday, officials said.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Four injured in Manipur grenade blast
Imphal, Sep 16 (IANS) Four employees of Hindustan Construction Company in Imphal were injured when a hand grenade was lobbed at the office on Saturday, officials said.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Manipur,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No review meeting on neonatal deaths in 3 years in Odisha: CAG
Bhubaneswar, Sep 16 (IANS) The government medical colleges and hospitals did not conduct a single review meeting to identify the cause of neonatal deaths in Odisha in the last three years, a Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report said on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Orissa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Health/Medicine
BJP pitched Kashmir militancy against rest of country: Congress
Srinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) Congress leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday said that the BJP came to power by pitching militancy in the state against the rest of the country.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Akshay Kumar inaugurates 4th Great Indian Football Action
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The fourth season of SARE Homes Hindustan Times Great Indian Football Action (HT GIFA), India's biggest neighbourhood football tournament for kids, started on Saturday in the presence of Bollywood star Akshay Kumar at the Thyagaraj Stadium.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football,Cinema/Showbiz
Goa Congress MLA, wife booked for disproportionate assets (Third Lead)
Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Goa Assembly and Congress MLA Chandrakant Kavlekar and his wife Savitri, also a Congress leader, were on Saturday booked in connection with a 2013 disproportionate assets case. The Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) sleuths also raided the residence and office premises of the couple.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No further extension in filing returns under GST: Government
Bengaluru, Sep 16 (IANS) The government on Saturday ruled out further extension in filing of returns under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime after December and advised taxpayers to file them in advance and not wait for the last day.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Modi visits Arjan Singh in hospital
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday visited Army R&R Hospital to see Marshal of the Indian Air Force Arjan Singh, who is critically ill.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Court verdict on superstar Dileep's latest bail plea on Monday
Aluva (Kerala), Sep 16 (IANS) A court here on Saturday posted, for Monday, its judgement on the bail plea of Malayalam superstar Dileep, arrested for alleged involvement in the conspiracy behind the kidnapping of an actress.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CBI, ED government puppets, hounding Chidambarams: Congress
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday accused the Narendra Modi government of persecution, vendetta and vilification of opposition leaders, including senior party leader P. Chidambaram, saying the CBI, ED and other investigating agencies have become the government's "captive puppets".
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Davis Cup: India, Canada level on first day
Edmonton (Canada), Sep 16 (IANS) Ramkumar Ramanathan and Yuki Bhambri had contrasting fortunes in their respective singles encounters as the opening day of the Davis Cup World Group play-off between India and Canada finished 1-1 here.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Tennis
Bangladesh plans huge camps for Rohingya refugees
Dhaka, Sep 16 (IANS) The Bangladesh government on Saturday announced plans to build shelters for up to 400,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar as it began a vaccination campaign for 1.5 lakh refugee children facing challenges of food, nutrition, shelter, water and sanitation.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Diplomacy
Modi government is 'fuel-loot sarkar': Congress
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday termed the Narendra Modi-led central government a 'fuel-loot sarkar' and demanded withdrawal of the excise duties on petrol and diesel.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Mamata warns VHP, Bajrang Dal, RSS against disturbing peace during Durga puja
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday issued a stern warning to right wing organisations including the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), Bajrang Dal and RSS against disturbing peace in the state during the upcoming Durga puja festival, asking them not to "play with fire".
2017-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Religion
Ousted Egyptian President's life sentence upheld
Cairo, Sep 16 (IANS) An Egyptian court on Saturday upheld ousted President Mohamed Morsi's life sentence over charges of spying for Qatar, authorities said.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Egypt,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
New India defined by people who dare to dream, not dynasty: Smriti Irani
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Taking a jibe at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's remark on dynasty politics, Minister of Information and Broadcasting Smriti Irani on Saturday said new India is defined by people who dare to dream and who strive only on the basis of their merit.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Man posing as doctor held in Gurugram
Gurugram, Sep 16 (IANS) A 35-year-old matric pass man, posing as an MBBS doctor and treating people by showing fake documents, was arrested in Gurugram, police said on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Thalassemia patients demand free medicines, reservation in jobs
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Members of the Thalassemia Patients Advocacy Group on Saturday demanded free medicines for Thalassemia patients and reservation for them in government jobs.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Gmail for Android now gets archiving interface tweak
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) An update to Gmail app for Android devices is being rolled out that brings some minor but visually distinct changes to the service.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Slippages to be 'under control' in coming quarters: SBI
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) India's largest lender, the State Bank of India (SBI) is expecting that slippages will be "under control" in the coming quarters, an official said here on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Major blaze at R.K. Studios guts reality show set
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) A major fire broke out in the iconic R.K. Films and Studios in Chembur here on Saturday afternoon, BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Disaster Control officials said.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
3 killed, 100,000 houses damaged in Vietnam typhoon
Bangkok, Sep 16 (IANS) At least three persons were killed and more than 100,000 houses damaged as Typhoon Doksuri battered central Vietnam, the authorities said on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Thailand,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Armed forces to 'fight out war' against debris: Sitharaman
Kasauli (Himachal Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) Indian armed forces would carry out an exercise on high-altitude mountains to "fight out a war" against the junk and debris and this would continue till October 2, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said here on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Marshal of the IAF Arjan Singh suffers massive heart attack, on ventilator
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Marshal of Indian Air Force (IAF) Arjan Singh was on Saturday suspected to have suffered a massive heart attack and was in a critical condition on ventilator support at the Army Hospital (R&R) here.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Alphons stokes row over petroleum prices, draws sharp criticism
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 16 (IANS) Bureaucrat-turned-Union Minister K.J. Alphons on Saturday yet again stoked a controversy when he said that people who own bikes and cars are not starving and can afford to pay higher prices for fuel, remarks that drew sharp criticism from political rivals.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Having two wrist spinners a huge advantage: Kohli
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli on Saturday backed his two wrist spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal to deliver the goods against Australia, stating it's an advantage to have the two in their arsenal for the five-match One-day International (ODI) series, starting here on Sunday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Abhinansu-Manoj lift doubles crown at Calcutta hard court tennis meet
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) The second seeded men's doubles pair of Abhinansu Borthakur and Manoj Sewa prevailed over the unseeded pair of Raghu Damani and Raghav Khullar to clinch the title at the Calcutta Hard Court Tennis Tournament here on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Tennis
Modi to dedicate Sardar Sarovar Dam to the nation on his birthday
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in his native Gujarat on his 67th birthday on Sunday to dedicate the Sardar Sarovar Dam to the nation and to address two rallies.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Two MP boys end life, one suspected to be 'Blue Whale' victim
Datia, Sep 16 (IANS) Two teenaged boys committed suicide by hanging themselves in Datia district of Madhya Pradesh, police said on Saturday. One of the two is suspected to have fallen prey to the infamous Blue Whale game, they said.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Indian women pugilists eye gold at boxing meet
Istanbul, Sep 16 (IANS) Indias good run in the Ahmet Comert International Boxing Championship continued as five women pugilists, Niharika Gonella, Sashi Chopra, Ankushita Boro, Parveen and Soniya made the finals here.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Turkey,Sports,Other Sports
La Liga invites RF Young Champs for youth friendlies
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Spanish football league La Liga on Saturday invited Reliance Foundation Young Champs, India's first elite residential football academy, to play friendly fixtures in Spain.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
IJPL welcomes female franchise owners
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Indian Junior Players League Talent Hunt (IJPL Talent Hunt) on Saturday revealed their first women franchise owners with Telugu star Laxmi Manchu owning the Hyderabad Hawks with Kannada actors Aindrita Ray and Diganth co-owning the Bangalore Stars.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
NIA custody of 2 Kashmiri stone-pelters extended
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A court here on Saturday extended, till September 19, the NIA custody of two alleged Kashmiri stone-pelters.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Red Bull World meet exposure was good, says MMCC captain
Galle (Sri Lanka), Sep 16 (IANS) After a disappointing run at the Red Bull Campus Cricket World Finals here, India's Marathwada Mitra Mandal College of Commerce (MMCC) captain Ameya Soman on Saturday said the experience was good and the team has learnt a lot from this meet.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Justice should be taught in terms of consequence: Devdutt Pattanaik
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Noted author Devdutt Pattanaik feels justice should be taught in schools in the terms of consequences.
2017-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Art/Culture/Books
DJ Snake, Martin Garrix to perform in Sunburn 2017
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Grammy nominated French music producer DJ Snake and Dutch producer and DJ Martin Garrix will be back in India for the 11th edition of EDM festival Sunburn.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Four dead, 8 critically injured in UP road accident
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) Four persons, including two children, died and eight received severe injuries when a speeding mini-truck hit a cab returning from a marriage in Aligarh in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, police said.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Racers Arya, Anindith take top spots in National Championship
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) On a day of twists and turns, Kolkata schoolboy Arya Singh clinched the top spot in Formula LGB 1300 category while Hyderabads Anindith Reddy emerged champion in the MRF F1600 segment in the fifth and concluding round of the MRF MMSC Indian National Racing Championship at the MMRT track here on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Motorsports
Kuldeep will be the key against Australia: Prasanna (IANS interview)
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) On the eve of India's much-awaited One-Day International (ODI) series against Australia, Indian spin great Erapalli Prasanna predicted chinaman Kuldeep Yadav would make the difference in the five-match rubber.
2017-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Slippages to be 'under control' in coming quarters: SBI
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) The State Bank of India (SBI) is expecting that slippages will be "under control" in the coming quarters, an official said here on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy
London Tube bombing: Teen arrested, terror threat raised to 'critical' (Fourth Lead)
London, Sep 16 (IANS) An 18-year-old youth was arrested on Saturday in connection with the terror attack on a London Tube train a day earlier, that left 29 people injured and resulted in an increase in the country's terror threat level from "severe" to "critical".
2017-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Will be back better than before post injury layoff: Ibrahimovic
Manchester, Sep 16 (IANS) Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has said he will return from injury better than ever, insisting that if it was up to him to make his comeback he would make it "today".
2017-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Hearing in murder cases against Ram Rahim to continue on Monday
Panchkula/Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) The hearing of the two separate murder cases against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and others will be continued next week, court sources said.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Haryana,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trust deficit growing in healthcare system, say experts
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Increasing attacks on doctors and hospitals by relatives of patients and rising number of cases being filed against medical professionals are mainly due to a growing trust deficit in the healthcare ecosystem, said an official on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
'Mom' to release in Russia, Poland, Czech Republic
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Sridevi's thriller drama film "Mom" is set to release in Russia, Poland and the Czech Republic.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
IAF Marshal Arjan Singh critically ill
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Marshal of Indian Air Force Arjan Singh is critically ill and has been admitted to the Army Hospital Research and Referral Hospital here, the IAF said on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Kohli can break Tendulkar's records, says Sehwag
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Former India opener Virender Sehwag on Saturday predicted that skipper Virat Kohli has at least 10 years of cricket left in him and the right-hander can easily overtake batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar's records.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Taimur not in 'Veere Di Wedding', says Kareena
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan has clarified that her nine-month-old son Taimur is not making his Bollywood debut with "Veere Di Wedding". She quips that the producers can't afford to have both of them in the film.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Salman recreates Kishore Kumar's 'Padosan' look
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan recreated late singer Kishore Kumar's look from the classic film "Padosan" for a promo of the upcoming season of television reality show "Bigg Boss".
2017-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ousted Egyptian President's life sentence upheld
Cairo, Sep 16 (IANS) An Egyptian court on Saturday upheld ousted President Mohamed Morsi's life sentence over charges of spying for Qatar, authorities said.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Egypt,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Ryan trustees move Punjab and Haryana HC for anticipatory bail
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) The trustees of Ryan International Schools on Saturday moved the Punjab and Haryana High Court seeking anticipatory bail in the case related to the murder of seven-year-old Pradhuman at the Ryan International School in Gurugram last week.
2017-09-16
Category: International, India,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Tiger Shroff keen to work in biopic on Ronaldo
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Tiger Shroff says he would love to feature in a biopic on football star Cristiano Ronaldo.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
CSIR labs for more collaboration, to act as force multipliers
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Directors of two Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)labs on Saturday said institutions under India's premier national R&D organisation are committed to work together instead of remaining in "academic silos".
2017-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Teen arrested for London Tube bombing
London, Sep 16 (IANS) An 18-year-old was arrested on Saturday in connection with the terror attack on a London Tube train that left 29 people injured.
2017-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Climax urges Goan fans to come in numbers for U-17 World Cup
Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) Former India midfielder Climax Lawrence on Saturday urged locals to come in numbers and watch the FIFA U-17 World Cup games with top teams like Brazil and Spain playing here.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Kuldeep not easy to bat against, feels Aussie skipper Smith
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Ahead of the five-match One-day International (ODI) series against India, starting here on Sunday, Australia skipper Steve Smith on Saturday said it won't be an easy task to read young chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Fire at RK Studios, 'Super Dancer...' set burnt
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) A major fire broke out on the set of dance reality TV show "Super Dancer Season 2" at the iconic R.K. Films and Studios in Chembur here on Saturday afternoon.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rescued Indian priest thanks government
Vatican City, Sep 16 (IANS) Father Tom Uzhannalil, the Indian Catholic priest hailing from Kerala who was abducted by terrorists in Yemen, expressed his thanks to the Narendra Modi government for its concern to secure his release.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Holy See (vatican City State),Politics,Religion,Diplomacy,Human Interest/Society
Guwahati to be made gateway to southeast Asia: Assam CM
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) In sync with the Centre's Act East Policy, Guwahati, the largest city in northeastern India, will be developed as the gateway to southeast Asia, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal said here on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
'Godman' involved in BSP leader's killing held in Ghaziabad (Third Lead)
Ghaziabad, Sep 16 (IANS) A self-styled godman allegedly involved in the 2013 murder of BSP leader Deepak Bhardwaj was arrested in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad district after eluding police for four years, police said on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Arun Jaitley to launch Google payment app 'Tez' on Monday
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will launch Google's Unified Payments Interface (UPI)-based digital payment service called "Tez" on Monday, making India's digital payment ecosystem war even more competitive.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
New York wants to woo Amazon for its next headquarters
New York, Sep 16 (IANS) New York is hoping to woo retail giant Amazon to open its headquarters in the city, reports said.
2017-09-16
Category: International, United States,Technology,Business/Economy
Kohli best in the world: Jhulan
New Delhi Sep 16 (IANS) India woman pacer Jhulan Goswami rated men's team captain Virat Kohli the best in the business with opener Smriti Mandhana putting the men in blue firmly in the driver's seat against Australia in the upcoming ODI series starting on Sunday in Chennai.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Delhi Dynamos add new coaching staff
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) franchise Delhi Dynamos FC on Saturday announced the Spanish pair of Gonzalo Yarza and Martin Ruiz as the assistant coach and the goalkeeping coach respectively for the upcoming season.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Agra environment fest addresses climate-related issues
Agra, Sep 16 (IANS) The Society for Preservation of Healthy Environment and Ecology and Heritage of Agra (SPHEEHA) and the Centre for Environment Communication (CEC) joined hands to organise a "Climate Connect Festival 2017" here on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Smith makes light of Kohli being ahead in ODI century race
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Australia skipper Steve Smith on Saturday brushed aside Virat Kohli staying ahead in the race for One-Day International (ODI) centuries, saying India play a lot more limited overs cricket than them.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Sardar, Sunil return as new coach Marijne takes charge ahead of Asia Cup
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Veterans Sardar Singh and S.V. Sunil returned as new chief coach Sjoerd Marijne on Saturday named the Indian hockey squad for the Hero Asia Cup, starting on October 11 in Dhaka.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Major blaze engulfs RK Studios
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) A major fire broke out in the famed RK Studios in Chembur here on Saturday afternoon, Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Disaster Control officials said.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
How the brain copes with ageing
New York, Sep 16 (IANS) As the brain begins to shrink with age, it increases communication between the two brain hemispheres to help older people compensate for the negative aspects of ageing, new research has found.
2017-09-16
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
If good content comes with big stars, film becomes bigger: Gippy Grewal
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor-singer Gippy Grewal, who has dabbled in both Hindi and Punjabi films, says a movie becomes bigger if it has a good content and big stars.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Budding women cricketers will look up to Mithali and not Sachin: Mandhana
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) India women's cricket team opener Smriti Mandhana on Saturday said aspiring female players will now look up to Mithali Raj for inspiration and not Sachin Tendulkar, underlining the rising stock of their trade after their World Cup heroics in England recently.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Army destroys old files under cleanliness drive
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Thousands of old, unclassified files, CDs, and other material have been destroyed by different departments of the Indian Army as a part of its cleanliness mission, sources said.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Environment/Wildlife
Teen arrested for London Tube bombing
London, Sep 16 (IANS) An 18-year-old was arrested on Saturday in connection with the terror attack on a London Tube train that left 29 people injured.
2017-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Kim Jong-un celebrates latest missile test
Pyongyang, Sep 16 (IANS) North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Saturday celebrated the success of the latest missile launch and claimed the weapons programme establishes an equilibrium with the US.
2017-09-16
Category: International, North Korea,Defence/Security
Maradona's 'Match for Unity' postponed to October 5
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) Argentine football legend Diego Maradona's "Match for Unity", featuring former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly, has been postponed from October 2 to October 5, organisers of the event said in a statement.
2017-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Equities ride bulls on easing geo-political risks, industry data (Market Review)
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Boosted by positive global cues on the back of easing geo-political concerns, healthy domestic industrial production data and persistent pumping in of funds by domestic investors, Indian equity markets rode the bulls during the week ended Friday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Central funding has increased to Jharkhand under Modi government: Shah
Ranchi, Sep 16 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah said on Saturday central funding to Jharkhand has increased under Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
OIC has no locus standi to comment on Kashmir: India
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) India has rejected Organisation of the Islamic Co-operation's (OIC) Jammu and Kashmir statement that "contains factually incorrect and misleading references" and said the group has no locus standi on India's internal affairs.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Diplomacy
Now, actor Dileep's wife seeks anticipatory bail
Kochi, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Dileep's wife, actress Kavya Madhavan, on Saturday applied for anticipatory bail at the Kerala High Court in the Malayalam actress kidnapping case that took place in February.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Church thanks Sushma for Father Tom's rescue
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Catholic Bishops' Conference of India has lauded the role of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in securing the release of Father Tom Uzhannalil, the Kerala priest abducted by the Islamic State in Yemen in March 2016.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Patkar protests for Narmada families on Modi's inauguration eve
Barwani (Madhya Pradesh), Sep 16 (IANS) Around 30 women led by activist Medha Patkar continued their sit-in on Saturday, demanding rehabilitation of the families affected by the Sardar Sarovar Dam to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Foundation laid for Regional Vocational Training Institute in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday laid the foundation stone for Regional Vocational Training Institute (RVTI) here for training women in various vocational courses.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Education
BJP pitched Kashmir militancy against rest of country: Azad
Srinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) Congress leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad said on Saturday that the BJP came to power by pitching militancy in the state against the rest of the country.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Alphons stokes row over petroleum prices
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 16 (IANS) Bureacrat-turned-Union Minister KJ Alphons on Saturday yet again stoked a controversy when he said that people who own bikes and cars are not starving and can afford to pay higher prices for fuel.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Attacker wants me to 'let him go': Acid attack survivor Reshma Qureshi
Mysuru, Sep 16 (IANS) Reshma Qureshi, an acid attack survivor who has been vocal about her struggle and has featured on the fashion ramp, says her attacker and his family want her to "let him go" now that she has become "famous".
2017-09-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,IANS Life
Iran possesses non-nuclear 10-tonne bomb: Commander
Tehran, Sep 16 (IANS) Iran possesses domestically-made 10-tonne non-nuclear bombs, a senior Commander announced on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Turkey,Defence/Security
London Tube bombing: Manhunt on, threat level at 'critical' (Third Lead)
London, Sep 16 (IANS) A manhunt is under way to find the attacker who attempted to blow up a packed London Tube train during the morning rush hour, injuring 29 people and resulting in an increase of the terror threat level from "severe" to "critical".
2017-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism,Diplomacy
Chelsea's Drinkwater sidelined for a month due to injury
London, Sep 16 (IANS) English football champions Chelsea's latest signing, midfielder Danny Drinkwater is to be sidelined for a month due to a calf injury, coach Antonio Conte said.
2017-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Eibar eke out 1-0 win over Leganes in La Liga
Eibar (Spain), Sep 16 (IANS) Eibar defeated Leganes 1-0 here in a La Liga contest marked by bad weather and a distinct lack of creativity.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Peru coach says defining moments for 2018 World Cup qualification coming
Lima, Sep 16 (IANS) Peru's football team chief coach Ricardo Gareca has urged his team to be masters of their own destiny as they attempt to qualify for their first World Cup since 1982.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Sweden,Sports,Football
Iraq launches anti-IS operation near Syria border
Baghdad, Sep 16 (IANS) Iraqi forces on Saturday launched an operation to clear the desert area near the border with Syria from the Islamic State (IS) militants, the military said.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Iraq,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Shandong Luneng striker Diego Tardelli earns Brazil recall
Rio de Janeiro, Sep 16 (IANS) Shandong Luneng striker Diego Tardelli has been recalled to Brazil's football squad for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Bolivia and Chile next month.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
I want to reinvent pop tours: Madonna
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Singer Madonna says she is exploring the idea of of doing a show that doesn't travel the world, but stays in one place and is more intimate.
2017-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Hannover upset Hamburg 2-0 in Bundesliga
Berlin, Sep 16 (IANS) Newly promoted Hannover maintained their unbeaten streak as they moved atop the Bundesliga football standings after edging Hamburg 2-0.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Metro railway doors refuse to open, services hit
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) A Dum Dum-bound train caused panic among the Metro railway commuters when its doors refused to open in a non-AC compartment at Shahid Khudiram Station here on Saturday, officials said.
2017-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
South Africa win Red Bull Campus Cricket final
Galle (Sri Lanka) Sep 16 (IANS) Northwest University (NWU) of South Africa kept their winning streak intact as they overpowered Sri Lanka's Business Management School (BMS) by seven wickets to emerge the winners of the Red Bull Campus World Cricket meet here on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Cologne defender Jonas Hector sidelined with injury
Berlin, Sep 16 (IANS) German football club Cologne has announced that defender Jonas Hector will be out of action with an ankle injury until further notice.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Friends can make your marital conflict less stressful
New York, Sep 16 (IANS) Marital conflicts can take a toll on your health, but having even a few close friends and family members to turn to can help reduce the stress associated with such conflicts, new research suggests.
2017-09-16
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Eddie Redmayne felt unsettled by stalker for five years
London, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Eddie Redmayne says he was left "deeply unsettled" by a fan who harassed him and his family for five years.
2017-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Striker Higuain again left out of Argentina football squad
Buenos Aires, Sep 16 (IANS) Argentina chief coach Jorge Sampaoli has called up Atalanta forward Alejandro 'Papu' Gomez for pivotal 2018 football World Cup qualifiers against Peru and Ecuador. But there was still no place in the squad for Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain as Sampaoli kept faith in Inter Milan forward Mauro Icardo.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
Demi Lovato mum on her sexual orientation
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Singer-actress Demi Lovato declined to offer any specifics about her sexuality, but said she plans to answer some questions on the matter in an upcoming documentary.
2017-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Air India flies non-stop from Delhi to Copenhagen
New Delhi/Copenhagen, Sep 16 (IANS) National passenger carrier Air India on Saturday launched its non-stop flight service from New Delhi to Copenhagen.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Shujaat Husain Khan, Aarav Verma unite for a musical show
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Renowned musician and sitar maestro Shujaat Husain Khan will team up with child prodigy Aarav Verma for a musical show.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
Casey Affleck finalises divorce
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Casey Affleck has finalised a divorce from actress Summer Phoenix after a private settlement.
2017-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
How to rock 1980s' style in 2017 (Lead, correcting para 2)
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The 1980s fashion was associated with loud colours, sequins and bold outfits, and such styles are making a comeback on the ramps and in daily wear. From bell bottoms to customized jackets, there are many trends that are making a comeback, say experts.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
No further extension in filing returns under GST: Hasmukh Adhia
Bengaluru, Sep 16 (IANS) Government on Saturday ruled out any further extension in filing of returns under GST after December and advised the taxpayers to file them in advance and not wait for the last day.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
I only pray my son is not like me: Sanjay Dutt
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Bollywood star Sanjay Dutt, whose life was caught in a web of drugs and legal hassles, says as a father, he does not want his son to be like him.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bangladesh begins vaccination campaign for 1.5 lakh Rohingya children
Dhaka, Sep 16 (IANS) A rubella and polio vaccination campaign for 1.5 lakh children of Rohingya refugees started in Bangladesh on Saturday as the country witnesses an influx of people fleeing persecution in Myanmar.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Health/Medicine,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Diplomacy
Ireland's Ryanair to cancel 40-50 flights per day
Dublin, Sep 16 (IANS) Irish budget airline Ryanair will cancel 40 to 50 flights every day for the next six weeks in a bid to improve its punctuality, the media reported.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Ireland,Business/Economy
New India defined by people who dare to dream: Smriti Irani
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) New India is defined by people who dare to dream and who strive only on the basis on their merit, Minister of Information and Broadcasting Smriti Irani said on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Human Interest/Society
India, Pakistan talks fail to end deadlock on Indus water dispute
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Two days of talks here between India and Pakistan amidst the current chill in bilateral ties failed to break the deadlock on the design of two hydro-electric power plants in Jammu and Kashmir.
2017-09-16
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Raj Thackeray cracks whip on schools over students' safety
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Maharashtra Navnirman Sena President Raj Thackeray expressed his "anger" over the brutal murder of a minor student in Ryan International School's Gururgam branch and other similar incidents in public and private schools.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Arun Jaitely to launch Google payment app 'Tez' on Monday
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitely will launch Google's Unified Payments Interface (UPI)-based digital payment service called "Tez" on Monday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Goa Leader of Opposition, wife booked in disproportionate assets case
Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Goa assembly and Congress MLA Chandrakant Kavlekar and his wife Savitri, also a Congress leader, were booked in connection with a 2013 disproportionate assets case on Saturday, even as Anti-Corruption Bureau sleuths raided the residence and office premises owned by the couple.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trump blocked from denying funds to sanctuary cities
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) A US federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump's administration's rules requiring sanctuary cities to help enforce federal immigration laws in order to receive funding, the media reported.
2017-09-16
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Sindhu enters Korea Open final
Seoul, Sep 16 (IANS) Indian star shuttler P.V. Sindhu battled past Chinese sixth seed He Bingjiao to advance to the women's singles final of the Korea Open Superseries here on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: International, South Korea,Sports,Badminton
Trump moving toward energy exploration in Arctic wildlife refuge
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's administration was working to allow energy exploration in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) for the first time in more than three decades, the media reported.
2017-09-16
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Confident India look to start on winning note against mighty Australia (Preview)
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Despite steamrolling Sri Lanka over three cricket formats 9-0 in their last tour, India will know all too well that Australia would be a different proposition altogether when the two sides renew acquaintances in the first of the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series at the M.A. Chidambaram Stadium here on Sunday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Excessive brain cell growth after head injury bad for brain
New York, Sep 16 (IANS) Turning conventional wisdom on its head, researchers including one of Indian-origin, have found that the excessive burst of new brain cells after a traumatic head injury that scientists have traditionally believed helped in recovery could instead lead to epileptic seizures and long-term cognitive decline.
2017-09-16
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Google spent over $1bn on self-driving technology: Report
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) Google has been reluctant about sharing how much it spends on self-driving technology but now, the number -- over $1 billion -- has been accidentally revealed while reviewing documents in the ongoing legal tussle between Google's Waymo and Uber.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Goa Leader of Opposition, wife booked in disproportionate assets case
Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) Leader of Opposition in the Goa assembly and Congress MLA Chandrakant Kavlekar and his wife Savitri, also a Congress leader, booked in connection with a 2013 disproportionate assets case on Saturday, even as Anti-Corruption Bureau sleuths raided the residence and office premises owned by the couple.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Typhoon Talim to make landfall in Japan
Tokyo, Sep 16 (IANS) Typhoon Talim is scheduled to make landfall in the Japanese island of Kyushu on Sunday, the weather agency announced on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Japan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
'Godman' involved in BSP leader's killing held in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad, Sep 16 (IANS) The Ghaziabad police on Saturday arrested a self-styled godman in Uttar Pradesh who was allegedly involved in the 2013 murder of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Deepak Bhardwaj.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gorkhaland demand: Road to nowhere? (Comment: Special to IANS)
Darjeeling, Thimphu, Gangtok and Siliguri are a tight cluster on any map even in a large Atlas. Because of the recent standoff with China over Doklam, the strategic importance of the area, the saliency of the Siliguri corridor, cannot be overlooked. Is New Delhi taking an interest in the demand for a Gorkha homeland from this perspective?
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Opinion/Commentary
Creating the onscreen 007 we loved: Guy Hamilton's Bond legacy (Sep 16 is Guy Hamilton's 95th birth anniversary)
Our fascination with James Bond much rests on the films for they convey more of a vivid and immediate impression of him and his world than the Ian Fleming novels. While we credit the actors playing 007 or those who wrote his immortal quips or fashioned his ingenious devices, we omit those who visualised the whole thing -- the directors. Especially the one who set the course of the character and the films.
2017-09-16
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,National,IANS Life
Almost nobody watches most Emmy-nominated shows: Survey
Los Angeles, Sep 16 (IANS) Nearly all of the series nominated for Best Drama or Comedy at the upcoming 69th Primetime Emmy Awards have been watched by fewer than half of all potential viewers, according to a new survey.
2017-09-16
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Main litigant in Ayodhya case dead
Ayodhya, Sep 16 (IANS) Mahant Bhaskar Das, the main litigant in the Babri Masjid-Ram Janmabhoomi case, passed away here in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. He was 89.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Indian Muslims should embrace triple talaq verdict (Comment: Special to IANS)
On August 22, the Supreme Court ruled that triple talaq -- the practice which allows a man to divorce his wife instantly by saying the word talaq thrice -- is unconstitutional. Predictably, the ruling was denounced by a number of Muslim leaders and organisations. Some interpreted it as an attack on their religion and way of life. Others saw a conspiracy angle in the importance given to an issue.
2017-09-16
Category: International, India,Immigration/Law/Rights,Opinion/Commentary,Human Interest/Society
Being outsider in film industry 'blessing' for Taaha Shah
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor Taaha Shah, who is gearing up for his upcoming film "Ranchi Diaries", says he is fortunate that he never had a godfather in the film industry.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tesla files patent for replacing vehicle battery packs
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) US electric car maker Tesla has reportedly filed a patent application for easily replacing or swapping vehicle battery packs.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Hearing begins in murder cases against Ram Rahim
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) The hearing in two separate murder cases against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh and others began here on Saturday in a special CBI court amid tight security.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Annoyed' hackers dumped 3.3TB Vevo celebrity data on web, removed later
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) Hackers first broke into the multinational video hosting service Vevo and then contacted a Vevo representative with news of the compromise. Irritated by his response, they dumped 3.2TB of data on their website that included Vevo's private dossiers on 90 artists, including Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, One Direction and U2.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Defence/Security,Technology,Business/Economy
Military options against N.Korea effective, overwhelming: Trump
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and his top national security advisers said there were military options available for dealing with the North Korea crisis which were both "effective and overwhelming", the media reported.
2017-09-16
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
'Patel Ki Punjabi Shaadi': Painfully cliched and tedious (IANS Review, Rating: *1/2)
Film: "Patel ki Punjabi Shaadi"; Director: Sanjay Chhel; Cast: Rishi Kapoor, Paresh Rawal, Prem Chopra, Vir Das, Divya Seth Shah and Payal Ghosh, Rating: *1/2
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
For Rahul Gandhi, proof of pudding is winning elections (Column: Political Circus)
One of the main takeaways from Rahul Gandhi's interaction with the students and the media in the US is the indication that he has given about being the Congress' Prime Ministerial candidate in 2019 -- if his party approves.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Google, Twitter enable advertisers to reach racists: Reports
San Francisco, Sep 16 (IANS) After a report revealing how Facebook allowed advertisers to reach "Jew haters" in its platform shook the conscience of a large number of its users, tech giants Google and Twitter have also been accused of letting advertisers use their platforms to reach racists.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Stardom is more accessible today: Anushka Sharma (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) In a career spanning less than a decade in Bollywood, known to be a tough space for outsiders, Anushka Sharma has carved a niche by slipping into a variety of roles with ease. The actress-producer says, as compared to earlier times, stardom is more accessible today.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
UP police arrests suspect in BSP leader's murder
Ghaziabad, Sep 16 (IANS) The Ghaziabad police on Saturday arrested a criminal in Uttar Pradesh who was involved in the 2013 murder of Bahujan Samaj Party leader Deepak Bhardwaj.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ex-politician, two others killed in Bihar, protests erupt
Patna, Sep 16 (IANS) A former politician, a cinema hall owner and a trader have been shot dead in separate incidents in Bihar, triggering angry protests, police said on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
In India's crazy traffic you need transitional clothing: American designer Christine Storm
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) US-based designer and recording artist Christine Storm, on her second India visit to launch her golf and resort wear line, says she is happy to be "friends" with the country. And given the chaotic state of traffic here, she advocates "transitional clothing" for on-the-go urban Indians.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,IANS Life
Mani Ratnam's next to roll from January 2018
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Filmmaker Mani Ratnam's upcoming yet untitled Tamil multi-starrer -- featuring Arvind Swami, Vijay Sethupathi, Simbu and Fahadh Faasil -- will go on the floors from January next year, it was announced on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Will join Rajinikanth if he enters politics: Kamal Haasan
Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan, amidst news that he is planning to launch his own party, has said he would be willing to join hands with superstar Rajinikanth if he takes the political plunge.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Cinema/Showbiz
Glucagon-like Peptide 1 (GLP) is the new hope for type 2 diabetes (Comment: Special to IANS)
Diabetes is one of the most serious health problems of modern times. It is characterised by persistently high levels of blood glucose (sugar) in the body. At present, there is a whole range of effective medication for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes. Despite this, about 60 percent of populace diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes are not able to achieve good blood glucose control on their current treatment.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Opinion/Commentary
ACB raids Goa opposition leader's residence
Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) An Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) team of the Goa Police on Saturday, raided the residence and other properties owned by Leader of Opposition Chandrakant Kavlekar in connection with a 2013 disproportionate assets case.
2017-09-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Ex-policeman not guilty in African-American man's death
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) A US judge found former police officer Jason Stockley not guilty of first-degree murder of an African-American man, the media reported.
2017-09-16
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jetlag drug could prevent chemotherapy pain
London, Sep 16 (IANS) A drug that eases the effects of jetlag could help prevent painful side effects from cancer medicines, new research has found.
2017-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Davis Cup: India take 1-0 lead over Canada
Edmonton (Canada), Sep 16 (IANS) Ramkumar Ramanathan edged past Brayden Schnur in a four-setter to give India a 1-0 lead over Canada on Day one of the Davis Cup World Group play-off tie here.
2017-09-16
Category: International, Canada,Sports,Tennis
UK terror threat increased to critical after Tube bomb
London, Sep 16 (IANS) The UK terror threat was increased from severe to critical as police continue the hunt for the person who attempted to bring carnage to a London rush-hour tube train packed with school children and commuters, officials said on Saturday.
2017-09-16
Category: International, United Kingdom,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Two militants killed in J&K as Army foils infiltration bid
Srinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) Two militants were killed in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district on Saturday and a huge stash of arms recovered as the Army foiled an infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC).
2017-09-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism,Defence/Security