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T20 World Cup: For us, it's just about us improving all the time, says SL coach Arthur
Dubai, Oct 27 (IANS) Sri Lanka head coach Mickey Arthur was firm about his team trying to make improvements all the time in the ICC men's T20 World Cup. He added that every time Sri Lanka has taken the field, he has applauded the players for their intensity, skill and execution.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Mullaperiyar water well within limits, Stalin tells Vijayan
Chennai, Oct 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Wednesday told his Kerala counterpart Pinarayi Vijayan that the water level in the Mullaperiyar dam is well within the limits and that his government is properly monitoring it at regular intervals.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
CBI files charge sheet against 15 for causing loss to National Insurance
Guwahati, Oct 27 (IANS) The CBI has filed charge sheet before a special court in Guwahati against 15 accused including several former senior officials of National Insurance Company for causing loss of Rs 47.68 lakh by means of forgery, agency sources said on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'10% thermal power capacity still vulnerable despite easing demand'
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) About 10 per cent of the 209 GW capacity of coal-based thermal power generation companies (gencos) in India remains vulnerable to outage amid surging demand for coal.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
T20 World Cup: I don't see a lack of form at all, says Wade on Finch and Warner
Dubai, Oct 27 (IANS) Australia wicketkeeper-batter Matthew Wade feels that he doesn't see lack of form in openers Aaron Finch and David Warner. He added that Finch and Warner are terrific players who are just short of runs at the moment.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
CBI arrests six in bank fraud case, conducts searches
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday arrested six accused in an ongoing investigation of a bank fraud case related to alleged overseas remittances of foreign exchange of about Rs 6,000 crore.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
French Open: Sindhu advances to 2nd round, Saina pulls out with injury
Paris, Oct 27 (IANS) Ace Indian shuttler PV Sindhu beat Denmark's Julie Jakobsen to advance to the second round in the women's singles event at the French Open 2021 badminton tournament, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: International, France,Sports,Badminton
Govt to now launch doorstep vax campaign 'Har Ghar Dastak'
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh L. Mandaviya on Wednesday announced that "Har Ghar Dastak" campaign to start soon in the poor-performing districts to enthuse and motivate people towards full Covid vaccination.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
T20 World Cup: Trumpelmann, Smit lead Namibia to first-ever Super 12 victory (Ld)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 27 (IANS) Rubel Trumpelmann's triple strikes in the opening over followed by an unbeaten 32 from JJ Smit led the way for Namibia to defeat Scotland by four wickets in a Group 2 match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
FADA seeks 'Auto Dealer's Protection Act'
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Centre should consider to introducing an Automobile Dealers Protection Act, the Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA) said on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Post-monsoon reservoir storage in Punjab, Himachal significantly less
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Large reservoirs in Punjab and Himachal Pradesh, among others, have significantly less water storage at the end of monsoon season compared to last year and, also, to 10 years' average, according to an analysis by the Central Water Commission (CWC).
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
India, Brazil to protect developing countries' interests at COP26
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) With barely four days to go for start of the annual climate change conference, COP26, India on Wednesday held a meeting with Brazil wherein the two nations agreed to "protect the interests of developing nations".
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
T20 World Cup: Smit leads Namibia to four-wicket win over Scotland
Abu Dhabi, Oct 27 (IANS) JJ Smit (32 not out off 23 balls) led the way for Namibia to defeat Scotland by four wickets in a Group 2 match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday. The win also marks Namibia's first-ever win in the Super 12 stage of the mega event.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Class room teaching for Odisha UG, PG students in November
Bhubaneswar, Oct 27 (IANS) Classroom teaching for 2021-22 first year undergraduate (UG) and first year post graduate (PG) students in universities and colleges of Odisha will start in November, it was announced on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Maruti to wait for 'greater demand' for EVs before entering segment: R.C. Bhargava
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki will wait for electric vehicle demand to accelerate fruther before entering into the segment, its Chairman R.C. Bhargava said on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sharmada Balu, Nikki Poonacha move into quarterfinals of Fenesta Open Nationals
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Seasoned campaigner Sharmada Balu tore the form book to shreds as she used her tons of experience and cunning to outlast third seed Sravya Shivani Chilakalapudi 5-7, 6-1, (2-0 retd) to enter the quarterfinals of the Fenesta Open National tennis championship.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Madras HC rejects Special DGP's plea for transferring sexual harassment case
Chennai, Oct 27 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Wednesday turned down a plea by a Special DGP of the Tamil Nadu Police to transfer sexual harassment against him on a complaint by a woman IPS officer.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
ITC profit rises 10% to Rs 3,714 cr amid strong pick up in all segments
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Cigarette-to-hotel conglomerate ITC reported 10 per cent growth in consolidated net profit at Rs 3,714 crore for the quarter ended September 30, 2021 (Q2FY22) on the back of a strong pick-up across all operating segments after severe disruptions in Q1.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BCCI president Ganguly quits position at ATK to avoid conflict of interest
Dubai, Oct 27 (IANS) BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has quit his position as a director in Indian Super League (ISL) club ATK Mohun Bagan on Wednesday. The ATK Mohun Bagan FC is owned by RPSG Ventures Pvt Ltd, who won the rights for the new IPL team in Lucknow on Monday with a record bid of INR 7,090 crore.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Merck's Covid pill licensed to UN-backed organisation for use in 105 low, middle income countries
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) and Merck on Wednesday announced the signing of a voluntary licensing agreement to facilitate affordable global access for Molnupiravir.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
When Sundar Pichai went mute during chat with Kermit The Frog
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Even one of the world's most powerful tech CEOs can forget to unmute himself during a video chat. For Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai, one such embarrassing moment came as he began the chat with Kermit The Frog, a character from Muppets, on Google Meet recently.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Calcutta HC reserves order on former Chief Secy's plea against CAT order
Kolkata, Oct 27 (IANS) The Calcutta High Court on Wednesday reserved its order of the plea of former West Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhayay and said that it will be pronounced before his scheduled hearing at the principal bench of the Central Administrative Tribunal on November 2.
2021-10-27
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
T20 World Cup: Hardik Pandya bowls in nets ahead of NZ game
Dubai, Oct 27 (IANS) Ahead of the crucial T20 World Cup game against New Zealand, all-rounder Hardik Pandya on Wednesday went through fitness drills and bowled in the nets for the first time in months during India's practice session, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
CBI files charge sheet in the murder of Vivekananda Reddy
Amaravati, Oct 27 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday said it has filed a charge sheet against four accused in alleged murder of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy's uncle and former minister Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SC declines bail to gangster Abu Salem in 1995 builder murder case
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to entertain a bail plea by gangster Abu Salem serving life imprisonment in the 1995 murder case of Mumbai-based builder Pradeep Jain.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Industry, varsities, govt have vital role in socio-economic development'
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Union Science and Technology Minister Jitendra Singh on Wednesday said the three stakeholders in the triple helix model of innovation i.e. industry, universities and government have a vital role in stimulating socio-economic development in the country through knowledge generation, invention and innovation.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics,Technology
Infiltration bids to go up in J&K ahead of heavy snowfall: Intel agencies
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Infiltration attempts will increase in the Jammu and Kashmir ahead of heavy snowfall, intelligence agencies have warned.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
All ministries told to clear Air India's dues immediately
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Centre on Wednesday directed all Union Ministries and Departments to clear Air India's dues immediately.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Another rare honour for breast cancer surgeon Raghu Ram
Hyderabad, Oct 27 (IANS) Eminent breast cancer surgeon Dr Raghu Ram on Wednesday achieved the rare distinction to become the first surgeon from South Asia to deliver the distinguished lecture of the US Chapter of International Society of Surgery.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Use of drugs up, liquor consumption down in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 27 (IANS) The use of drugs has gone up in Kerala, while the consumption of liquor has come down, the Assembly was told on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
'Krishi UDAN 2.0' to help in doubling farmers' income: Scindia
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Wednesday said that 'Krishi UDAN 2.0' will help in doubling farmers' income by removing barriers in supply chain.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Adani Enterprises' consolidated EBIDTA for H1 FY22 rose by 77% to Rs 2,210 cr
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Adani Enterprises Ltd, (AEL) part of the Adani Group, on Wednesday announced its results for the second quarter ended September 30, 2021.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
$32.1 bn fund to help women, newborns hit by Covid
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) A massive $32.1 billion of funding to help women, newborns, children, and adolescents has been pledged to restore essential health, nutrition and social services for women, newborns, children and adolescents lost because of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Gurugram DGGI unit arrests three for running fake firms, evading GST
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Directorate General of GST Intelligence's (DGGI) Gurugram Zonal Unit has arrested three persons under the provisions of the GST Act on charges of running multiple fake firms on the strength of fake documents in two different cases.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Aquatic Championship: Srihari, Kushagra, Chahat create national records
Bengaluru, Oct 27 (IANS) Swimmers Srihari Nataraj, Kushagra Rawat and Chahat Arora created national records in their respective events on Day 2 of the 74th Senior National Aquatic Championship 2021 at the Basavanagudi Aquatic Centre, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
Two held in kidney cheating racket in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Delhi Police on Wednesday arrested two persons involved in cheating in the name of getting them medical treatment in Delhi's premier hospitals. The culprits cheated Rs 10 lakh from a Mumbai based doctor in the name of getting his kidney transplant done in Delhi's premier hospital.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
T20 World Cup: Spirited Namibia restrict Scotland to 109/8
Abu Dhabi, Oct 27 (IANS) A spirited Namibia bowling attack, led by pacer Rubel Trumpelmann's triple strikes in the opening over, restricting Scotland to a below-par 109/8 in 20 overs in a Group 2 match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Tejashwi Yadav attacks Nitish for sending youths to jail
Patna, Oct 27 (IANS) RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Wednesday said that Nitish Kumar became the Chief Minister of Bihar through the back door and is sending youths to jail.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Mamata Banerjee strolls around Kurseong, has tea at roadside stall
Kolkata, Oct 27 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is on a four-day tour to north Bengal, on Wednesday took time of out of her busy schedule for a stroll along the hilly roads of Kurseong, near Darjeeling.
2021-10-27
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
92-year-old Gandhian Subbarao passes away
Jaipur, Oct 27 (IANS) A Gandhian and Padma Shri Dr S.N. Subbarao passed away on Wednesday in Jaipur.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
K'taka HC seeks report on action against corrupt officials
Bengaluru, Oct 27 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court on Wednesday directed the state government to submit a report on action taken by the authorities against corrupt bureaucrats, based on the investigation by the Lokayukta.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Amit Shah speaks to Chandrababu Naidu on Andhra developments
Amaravati, Oct 27 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday spoke to Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N. Chandrababu Naidu over phone about the recent developments in Andhra Pradesh.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Nagpur's river revitalization project gets green signal
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) More than a decade after it was first conceptualized, the Expenditure Finance Committee (EFC) has approved the Rs 2,117 crore Nag River Revitalization project for revival and revitalization of the river that lends its name to Nagpur in Maharashtra.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
National security not always a 'free pass' against judiciary, says SC on Pegasus
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday made it crystal clear that the Centre's argument of national security, in context of whether it used the Pegasus spyware, cannot be used as a "free pass" whenever a matter is taken up for judicial review.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
17-yr-old Kerala school girl turns to YouTube for delivering baby at home
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 27 (IANS) In a bizarre incident a 17-year-old Kerala school girl delivered a child at her home on October 20 while watching YouTube for guidance on the delivery, said reports.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society
Kalashnikovs, AK 47 allegedly used against Pak cops by TLP protesters
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) TLP (Tehreek-e-Labbaik Pakistan) protesters used Kalashnikovs and AK 47 against policemen in Gujranwala, Pakistan Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed has alleged.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Terrorism
India successfully test nuclear capable missile Agni-5
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) India on Wednesday successfully tested its nuclear-capable surface to surface ballistic missile Agni-5 that can hit a target at a range of 5,000 km from A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Island.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Covid pandemic has hit firecracker business hard, say sellers
Gurugram, Oct 27 (IANS) The ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and ban imposed by the Delhi government have drastically reduced sales of firecrackers by 80 per cent in Gurugram this year, merchants have said.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
T20 World Cup: Need to reassess few things in batting, says Mahmudullah after loss against England
Abu Dhabi, Oct 27 (IANS) After a crushing 8-wicket defeat against England, Bangladesh skipper Mahmudullah on Wednesday said that his team is very disappointed with the way they batted and the side needs to reassess a few things in batting in the upcoming matches of the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
HC notice to Delhi Police in plea seeking removal of unnecessary barricades
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response of the Delhi Police and others on a plea seeking removal of unnecessary barricades on several roads across the city, as they cause grave hardships to the commuters.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy clinch 1st Junior Men Academy National title
Bhopal, Oct 27 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy claimed a clinical 3-1 victory over Raja Karan Hockey Academy to clinch the 1st Hockey India Junior Men Academy National Championship 2021 title. Whereas Namdhari XI beat Roundglass Punjab Hockey Club Academy 6-4 to finish 3rd place in the inaugural edition of the tournament.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Hockey
Delhi logs 38 Covid cases, infection rate drops to 0.06%
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Delhi reported 38 fresh cases of Covid on Wednesday, taking its tally to 14,39,709, while there were no new deaths - for the fifth day running, according to the latest bulletin issued by the Health Department.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Women's National Boxing: Dominant RSPB lift team championship trophy with 12 medals
Hisar, Oct 27 (IANS) The Railway Sports Promotion Board (RSPB) have successfully defended their team championship title as the 5th Elite Women's National Boxing Championships came to an end here on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
L&T's Q2FY22 YoY consolidated net profit down 67%
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Conglomerate Larsen & Toubro's Q2FY22 consolidated net profit, including exceptional items and discontinued operations, fell by 67 per cent on a year-on-year basis.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
People raise questions about MP Govt's online RTI portal's efficiency
Bhopal, Oct 27 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh Information Commission earlier this month started an online facility for filling Right To Information (RTI) applications, giving a platform to the people of the state to get information related to the state government.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
5 lakh to sing Kannada songs to spread love for language
Bengaluru, Oct 27 (IANS) In a unique programme to promote Kannada language, the Karnataka government has called upon the people to join the musical programme in which five lakh people across the state will simultaneously sing three songs on Thursday (Oct 28).
2021-10-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society,Art/Culture/Books
T20 World Cup: How inswinger and googly could cause trouble for Indian team
Dubai, Oct 27 (IANS) With Pakistan winning two matches in three days against India and New Zealand in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup, they have now become the unquestionable favourites to top Group 2. What the back-to-back victories have ensured that the rest of India's matches are now a do-or-die affair, starting from Sunday's clash with New Zealand in Dubai.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Profit booking, global cues dent equity indices; banking stocks down (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Profit booking along with global cues as well as mixed results pulled India's equity markets lower on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Living in Tripura camps, uncertainty over tribal migrants voting in Mizoram by-polls
Aizawl/Agartala, Oct 27 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) and the election authorities in Mizoram will not make any special arrangements, as was done in previous polls, to allow 663 voters among the 36,140 tribal migrants sheltered in Tripura, to cast their votes in the October 30 by-polls to the Tuirial assembly seat. Mizoram's Joint Chief Electoral Officer David L. Pachuau said that they have not yet received any instructions from the EC to make any special arrangements for the Reang tribal voters, sheltered in northern Tripura since 1997.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
Taliban military strategist, Mullah Yaqub Omar makes first appearance
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Mullah Yaqub Omar, the new defence minister of Afghanistan and son of Taliban founder Mullah Omar, made his first appearance before the media in Kabul on Wednesday, Express Tribune reported.
2021-10-27
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Resumption of India marketing initiatives helps Spotify reach 381 mn users
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Riding on its India performance and resumption of marketing activity in the country, Swedish music streaming app Spotify on Wednesday said it has reached 381 million monthly active users (MAUs) in its third quarter (Q3), a 19 per cent growth (on-year).
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Tube Investments posts Rs 121 crore net profit for Q2
Chennai, Oct 27 (IANS) Diversified products company Tube Investments of India Ltd, part of the Murugappa group, on Wednesday said it closed the second quarter with a net profit of Rs 121.42 crore.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
R'sthan: Internet suspension 4 times in a month draws flak
Jaipur, Oct 27 (IANS) Social media on Wednesday remained flooded with interesting memes which mocked at the state government's decision to suspend internet services four times in the last one month to check cheating in competitive exams.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Politics
Pakistan Rangers called in for 60 days after clashes with TLP
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Pakistan Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed said on Wednesday that the Rangers were being called in to maintain law and order in the Punjab province for 60 days after recent clashes with the proscribed Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP), Dawn reported.
2021-10-27
Category: International, India,Politics
Delhi's minor missing special child traced under operation Milap
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Delhi Police have traced a child, who had been missing for 6 days and handed him over to his parents. The 14-year old differently abled male child was found by the staff of Paharganj Police Station under 'operation Milap'.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
J&K's first literary festival begins at Gulmarg resort
Srinagar, Oct 27 (IANS) The first-ever literary festival in J&K was inaugurated on Wednesday by Union Minister Meenakshi Lekhi at ski resort Gulmarg.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Art/Culture/Books
Orange alert in coastal Tamil Nadu for Friday, Saturday
Chennai, Oct 27 (IANS) An orange alert has been issued for the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu on Friday and Saturday, following the possibility of heavy rains and even very heavy rainfall, the Meteorological Department, Chennai announced on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Kerala sees Covid tally go up to 9,445, TPR 11.42%
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 27 (IANS) Kerala on Wednesday saw 9,445 people turn Covid positive after 82,689 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, while the test positivity rate was 11.42 per cent, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said in a statement issued here.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Tourism projects worth Rs 2,868 crore to come up in Andhra Pradesh
Amaravati, Oct 27 (IANS) Various companies are planning to invest Rs 2,868 crore in tourism projects in Andhra Pradesh with at least Rs 250 crore investments on each project, the state government said on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
K'taka ties up with IT major Infosys on technical education
Bengaluru, Oct 27 (IANS) The Department of Collegiate and Technical Education (DCTE) under its 'Help Educate' initiative entered into an MoU with IT pioneer Infosys aimed at transforming the way students of higher education learn and shape their careers. It is expected to benefit 5 lakh students and faculty every year.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
Illegal call centres in Ahmedabad and Mumbai busted, two held
Gandhinagar, Oct 27 (IANS) The Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) in a joint operation with the Mumbai police have busted a network that illegally routed international calls through Voice Over Internet Protocol (VoIP) in Ahmedabad and Mumbai, and arrested one person each from both the places. Three other accused from Bahrain and Maharashtra are yet to be nabbed.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lalu blasts Nitish in first poll rally after 6 years
Patna, Oct 27 (IANS) Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday said that the current NDA government headed by Nitish Kumar is anti people.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Whether Pegasus acquired by centre or state agency, SC sets out terms for probe
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the three-member technical committee to probe whether any Pegasus suite of spyware was acquired by the Centre, state government, central and state agency for use against the citizens of the country. If yes, then under what law such deployment was made.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
T20 World Cup: I actually think people talking about my form is quite funny, says Warner
Dubai, Oct 27 (IANS) Australia opener David Warner believes that people talking about his form sounds quite funny to him. He added that he is in good space and is hitting the ball well in the nets. Warner was left out of the playing eleven of Sunrisers Hyderabad in the UAE leg of the IPL 2021 after registering scores of 0 and 2.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Taxpayers to now get details on remittances, MF dividend in IT return form
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) In a bid to prevent suppression of information by taxpayers, the Income Tax department will now provide full details of their financial transactions such as foreign remittances, purchase and receipt of dividend on mutual funds and other off-market transactions reported by depositories in Form 26AS.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Congress MLA in MP booked for abetment to suicide
Bhopal, Oct 27 (IANS) A Congress MLA and his associates in Madhya Pradesh were booked allegedly for abetment to suicide on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
T20 World Cup: Bowler, Roy power England to 8-wicket win over Bangladesh (Ld)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 27 (IANS) A stellar performance by bowlers, followed by a quickfire fifty by Jason Roy (61 off 38) powered England to an emphatic 8-wicket win over Bangladesh in a Super 12 match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
7 in 10 Indians ready to loosen purse strings this festive season: Survey
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Indian consumer and retail sector is all set to bounce back strong with e-commerce gaining a stronghold in the post-Covid-19 world. Grant Thornton Bharat's survey on consumer buying trends has revealed that 75 per cent of respondents are ready to spend as much/more than the pre-Covid-19 levels.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India says China's new boundary law is a concern
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) India on Wednesday said that China's latest unilateral decision to bring about a legislation on land boundary law can have implications on existing bilateral arrangements on border management.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
India fully determined to protect its maritime interests: Rajnath Singh
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) India is fully determined to protect its maritime interests, while it supports the mandate of the UN Convention on Law of Seas, 1982, said Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday. He pointed out the need for efficient and collaborative harnessing of the maritime potential of the Indo-Pacific region for a steady path to prosperity.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
NCB team questions Wankhede for over four hours
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) In an unusual turn of events, a Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) vigilance team from New Delhi on Wednesday questioned the agency's Mumbai Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede for nearly four and a half hours at its Bandra camp office, a top official said.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Over 1 kg brown sugar seized in Odisha's Bhadrak
Bhubaneswar, Oct 27 (IANS) Police have seized over 1 kg brown sugar and arrested two persons in Odisha's Bhadrak district, police said on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Defence invokes Aryan's constitutional rights, matter adjourned to Thursday (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Arguing strongly for bail, Aryan Khan's lawyers on Wednesday termed his arrest was "illegal" and invoked his constitutional rights even as the Bombay High Court adjourned the matter till Thursday afternoon.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
T20 World Cup: Namibia win toss, elect to bowl first against Scotland
Abu Dhabi, Oct 27 (IANS) Namibia captain Gerhard Erasmus has won the toss and elected to bowl first against Scotland in a Group 2 match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Metal-free catalyst designed to convert carbon dioxide to methane
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Indian scientists have designed a cost-effective, metal-free catalyst to convert carbon dioxide (CO2) to methane by absorption of visible light, an official statement said on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech
Congress to raise Pegasus issue in winter session: Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that the party will raise the Pegasus snooping issue in Parliament during winter session which is likely to commence in November last week.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Young 'Poo' of 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham' returns to Bollywood
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Karan Johar's 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham' is a film that an entire generation remembers fondly. While the mighty ensemble of Shah Rukh Khan, Kajol, Amitabh Bachchan, Hrithik Roshan, Kareena Kapoor Khan and Jaya Bachchan enthralled the audience with their work, the film's child artistes too are still remembered for their work.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nishant Dev makes impressive debut at Men's World Boxing
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) India's Nishant Dev put up a brilliant performance to progress into the second round of the 71kg category at the 2021 AIBA Men's Boxing Championships in Belgrade, Serbia on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Gujarat Congress leaders want veteran as state unit president
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Congress leaders from Gujarat in their deliberations with the state in-charge Raghu Sharma have advocated the appointment of a senior leader as the state president of the party and have declined the suggestion to appoint a young leader as party chief.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Patna NIA court convicts 9 in 2013 Hunkar rally blast case
Patna, Oct 27 (IANS) The Special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court of Patna on Wednesday held 9 accused guilty of bomb blast during the NDA Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's rally in Gandhi Maidan in 2013.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
T20 World Cup: England hammer Bangladesh by 8 wickets
Abu Dhabi, Oct 27 (IANS) England produced a clinical all-round performance to hammer Bangladesh by 8 wickets in a Super 12 match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Horse hyperimmune antibody may help fight Covid-19: Study
Sao Paulo, Oct 27 (IANS) A team of Brazilian researchers has found that antibody fragments produced in horses may be an efficient approach to combat Covid-19.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Brazil,Science/Tech
Right to privacy infringed in spying, be it by state or others, says SC on Pegasus
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday said in a democratic country, governed by the rule of law, indiscriminate spying on individuals cannot be allowed except with sufficient statutory safeguards, as spying done on an individual, either by the state or by any external agency, directly infringes the right to privacy.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Fans await dialogue promo or song from 'Bheemla Nayak' makers
Hyderabad, Oct 27 (IANS) Tollywood's most anticipated multi-starrer 'Bheemla Nayak' is slated for a huge release during the Sankranthi season. With the days passing by, the makers are keen to wrap up shooting the talkie part soon.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Aamir Khan's salt and pepper look goes viral
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Aamir Khan is one of the most influential stars of the Hindi film industry. As much as he's an outstanding actor, he is also a trendsetter and recently, the 'Dangal' star made yet another style statement as he sported a salt and pepper look.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
APSEZ total revenue up 56%, cargo volume up 47%
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd (APSEZ), the largest transport utility in India and a part of the diversified Adani Group, on Wednesday announced its results for the second quarter and half year ended September 30, 2021.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Deepak Dobriyal: Want to come out of cliche of 'challenging roles'
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Renowned actor Deepak Dobriyal, who is known for his versatility, will soon be seen in the upcoming comedy thriller 'Aafat-e-Ishq'.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Suriya on 'Jai Bhim' character: Justice Chandru has not charged a penny
Chennai, Oct 27 (IANS) With the upcoming courtroom drama 'Jai Bhim' gearing up for its release, actor Suriya who plays an advocate in this movie, talks about the inspiration behind his role.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Puducherry to open schools for classes 1-8 from Nov 8
Puducherry, Oct 27 (IANS) The Union Territory of Puducherry will open schools for students of I to VIII from November 8. This was announced by state education minister, A. Namassivayam on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Surpassed pre-Covid average, expect healthy festive demand: Pizza Hut (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) After surpassing pre-Covid sales average, QSR major Pizza Hut India expects demand to sustain on the back of festive season as well as the brand's focus on its delivery channel.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Uber aims for 50,000 Teslas on its platform by 2023
San Francisco, Oct 27 (IANS) Ride-hailing company Uber is acquiring 50,000 Tesla vehicles to rent to its drivers as part of an ambitious plan to electrify its fleet in the US by 2030.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
T20 World Cup: Sania Mirza comes to Mohammad Hafeez's rescue, arranges birthday cake for his wife
Sharjah, Oct 27 (IANS) Pakistan cricketer Mohammad Hafeez on Wednesday revealed that he had forgotten to arrange a birthday cake for his wife Nazia but India tennis star Sania Mirza came to his rescue and helped him on time for the celebration.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Mild Covid triggers sudden paranoia, delusions in 3 US teenagers
New York, Oct 27 (IANS) Suicidal thoughts, "paranoia-like fears", delusions and "foggy brain" have been identified in three adolescents who had mild or asymptomatic Covid-19, according to a new study which found rogue antibodies responsible for the condition.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
No shortage of DAP fertilisers in Haryana: Minister
Chandigarh, Oct 27 (IANS) Haryana Agriculture Minister J.P. Dalal on Wednesday said there would be no shortage of DAP fertilisers in the state with the arrival of six more rakes of it from the Centre.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Samsung's One UI design to come on Windows laptops
Seoul, Oct 27 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung is reportedly bringing its One UI 4 mobile interface design to its Galaxy Book series of Windows laptops.
2021-10-27
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Ritu Phogat looks to silence critics: 'I have the strength to prove you wrong'
Singapore, Oct 27 (IANS) "Don't underestimate me," says India's Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) star Ritu Phogat as the former wrestler is rearing to silence her critics in the next bout on Friday. After being counted out and underestimated since she made the transition to mixed martial arts in 2019, the fourth-ranked atomweight contender has grown in both skill and confidence, and has put together a string of impressive performances to erase all doubt.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Other Sports
DDMA approves Chhath Puja celebrations, reopening of primary classes
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) After much deliberation, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) on Wednesday gave the nod to Chhath Puja celebrations and reopening of primary classes in Delhi, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
EC warns Assam CM over breach of model poll code (Ld)
Guwahati, Oct 27 (IANS) The Election Commission on Wednesday warned Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and cautioned him to be more careful and exercise restraint in future and strictly follow the provisions of Model Code of Conduct (MCC), while making public utterances.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Nyra Banerjee on her role in 'Barun Rai and the House on the Cliff'
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Actress and assistant director Nyra Banerjee will be seen in 'Barun Rai and the House on the Cliff' which has been shot in the UK. She talks about her role of 'Soumili' in the movie and also the challenges she faced while doing it.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Aryan Khan bail plea adjourned till Thursday
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) The Bombay High Court on Wednesday adjourned till Thursday afternoon the ongoing hearing in the bail plea of Aryan Khan and others, whose arguments were completed.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Raj: School teacher who celebrated Pak victory in T20 World Cup arrested
Jaipur, Oct 27 (IANS) A Rajasthan school teacher who uploaded her WhatsApp status celebrating the victory of Pakistan in the T20 World Cup was arrested by the police in Udaipur on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AAI writes to PMO for resumption of coal supplies
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Aluminium Association of India (AAI) has written to the Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister with an appeal to save the livelihood of over 1 million SMEs and urgency for immediate resumption of coal supplies for survival of domestic industry.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
You can ask Google to remove images of minors from Search
San Francisco, Oct 27 (IANS) Tech giant Google has launched a new safety tool that lets teenagers, their parents/guardians and legal representatives request the removal of images of under-18s from the Search results.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
TLP accuses Pakistan Minister of lying
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan's (TLP) central committee on Wednesday accused Pakistan Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid of lying that matters between it and the government had been settled, adding that the protesters would now depart from Muridke soon for their announced destination of Islamabad, Dawn reported.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IANS Review: 'Hypnotic': Fails to be compelling as a psycho-thriller (IANS Rating: **1/2)
Film: Hypnotic (Streaming on Netflix)
2021-10-27
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
SP worked for terrorists, says Yogi Aditaynath
Lucknow, Oct 27 (IANS) In a frontal attack on the Samajwadi Party, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said on Wednesday that during the tenure of Akhilesh Yadav, "terrorists were worshipped" while fake cases were lodged against the Hindus.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
TV actress Kamya Panjabi joins Congress in Mumbai
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) The Congress got a fresh dose of glamour with well-known television actress Kamya Panjabi joining the party here on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Cinema/Showbiz
If we win, they hold their place, if we don't, they'll be under pressure: Clarke on Oz veterans
Sydney, Oct 27 (IANS) Former Australia captain Michael Clarke believes that senior players in the team like opener David Warner, white-ball captain Aaron Finch, Test skipper Tim Paine and coach Justin Langer are surviving on borrowed time in the team. He added that with every win, they can hold on to their place. But with losses, the quartet will come under pressure. Australia are chasing a rare double of winning the ICC men's T20 World Cup followed by the Ashes at home.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Lalu's two 'unsavoury' words bring him to centre of Bihar politics
Patna, Oct 27 (IANS) Two controversial words of RJD chief Lalu Prasad have brought him to the centre of Bihar politics ahead of bypolls to Kusheshwar Asthan and Tarapur seats.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
'Bigg Boss 15': Rajiv Adatia's secret about 'relationship' with Ieshaan Sehgaal
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Since the entry of Rajiv Adatia in the reality show 'Bigg Boss 15' the relationship of Ieshaan and Miesha is turning bitter and in fact it is also creating friction between Rajiv and Ieshaan.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'Ghani Anthem' matches the spirit of sports drama
Hyderabad, Oct 27 (IANS) Upcoming Telugu movie 'Ghani' is a sports drama starring Varun Tej in the role of a kickboxer. The 'Ghani Anthem' is the first single to be released from the movie.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
PM Modi has given a 'human angle' to GDP: Amit Shah
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given a 'human angle' to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) keeping the poor at the forefront.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cong welcomes SC's decision to set up probe panel on pegasus
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) After the Supreme Court on Wednesday set up a three-member committee to probe the Pegasus spyware snooping allegations, the Congress has welcomed the decision and said that the government was evading and diverting the issue.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Former NZ cricketers Smith, McCullum highlight balance issues after loss to Pakistan
Auckland, Oct 27 (IANS) Former New Zealand cricketers Ian Smith and Brendon McCullum on Wednesday have highlighted the balance issues to the team's playing eleven after their five-wicket loss to Pakistan in their opening match of Group 2 in the ICC men's T20 World Cup in Sharjah. Both Smith and McCullum were of the opinion that the balance was a 'little bit off'.
2021-10-27
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
Municipality Commissioner takes part in RSS march in K'taka
Tumakuru, Oct 27 (IANS) The act of a Karnataka government official taking part in the 'Pathsanchalan' (flag march) organized by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) has created a controversy after his photos clad in RSS uniform went viral.
2021-10-27
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
Google to let you request to remove images from search results
San Francisco, Oct 27 (IANS) Tech giant Google has launched a new safety feature that lets under-18s request the removal of images of themselves from the company's search results.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
T20 World Cup: England restrict Bangladesh to 124/9
Abu Dhabi, Oct 27 (IANS) A clinical bowling performance by Tymal Mills (3/27), Liam Livingstone (2/15) and Moeen Ali (2/18) helped England restrict Bangladesh to 124/9 in a Super 12 match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Train runs back to save woman, newborn
Ranchi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Ananda Vihar-Bhuvaneshwar Sampark Kranti Express ran backwards to its previous station to save a woman and her new-born.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Hubble Telescope snaps a doomed star's destruction
Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) NASA and Euopean Space Agency's Hubble Space Telescope recently gave astronomers an unprecedented, comprehensive view of the first moments of a star's cataclysmic demise.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
New international conservation pact for saiga antelopes
Bonn, Oct 27 (IANS) Kazakhstan, Mongolia, Russia, and Uzbekistan agreed on new joint conservation measures to conserve the saiga antelope under the United Nations' Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS), it was announced on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Germany,Environment/Wildlife
EC warns Assam CM over breach of model poll code
Guwahati, Oct 27 (IANS) The Election Commission on Wednesday cautioned Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma to be more careful and exercise restraint in future and strictly follow the provisions of Model Code of Conduct, in his public utterances.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Kelsey Grammer, Phyllis Logan board plane crash thriller 'No Way Up'
Los Angeles, Oct 27 (IANS) 'Frasier' star Kelsey Grammer and Phyllis Logan, best known for portraying the beloved Mrs Hughes in 'Downton Abbey', are set to star in plane crash thriller 'No Way Up'.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
President on Gujarat visit from Oct 28
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind will be on a three-day Gujarat visit from October 28.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'India's Best Dancer 2': Milind Bhatt's hilarious story
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Contestant Milind Bhatt revealed in the upcoming episode of the show 'India's Best Dancer 2' that his father runs a grocery shop and he helps him with his work. But his father shared something really funny and said it is better to not take his help as he is so absentminded that he either forgets to take money from the customer or gives them wrong items. He is only good at dancing!
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
41 bn cyber threats blocked, India 2nd on global ransomware list
Bengaluru, Oct 27 (IANS) Around 40.9 billion email threats, malicious files and URLs were blocked in the first half of 2021 for its customers by global cybersecurity leader Trend Micro and in India, it blocked a total number of 1,11,028 email spam, malicious URLs and malware, the company said on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Amit Shah meets ailing West Bengal Governor at AIIMS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday met ailing West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences here.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Tesla releases white paper on Dojo supercomputing platform
San Francisco, Oct 27 (IANS) Electric vehicle company Tesla has released a new white paper regarding a new standard for its Dojo supercomputing platform.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Ready to host National Games, waiting for IOA to fix date: Goa Deputy CM
Panaji, Oct 27 (IANS) The Goa government is ready to host the 36th edition of National Games and is only waiting for the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) to fix a date for the pan-India sporting event, Deputy Chief Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Politics
Your genes may determine deeply held moral values
London, Oct 27 (IANS) A person's disapproval of noncommittal sex and their condemnation of recreational drug use may have a common genetic basis, suggests a study.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Another BJP lawmaker in Bengal joins Trinamool
Kolkata, Oct 27 (IANS) Nearly a month after resigning from the BJP, Raiganj MLA Krishna Kalyani on Wednesday joined West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress.
2021-10-27
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Last chance for DU admission based on special cut-off list
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Students seeking admission in Delhi University (DU) have a last chance to apply to the varsity on the basis of the special cut-off list released by it. The admission process, which started from Tuesday on the basis of the special cut-off list, will end on Wednesday midnight. However, the special cut-off is likely to soar higher similar to the earlier released cut-off lists.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Something dangerous happening on Indo-Pak border: Amarinder
Chandigarh, Oct 27 (IANS) Slamming the state government for its repeated denial of any serious security issues, former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said there was something wrong and dangerous happening at the borders, which the state could ill-afford to ignore.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Delhi doctors perform India's first live robot-assisted weight loss surgery
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Doctors at a private hospital here conducted a live surgery for weight loss, using a unique robot-assisted tool, on two extremely obese patients.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
China's Kuaizhou-1A rocket launches satellite
Jiuquan, Oct 27 (IANS) China sent a new satellite into space from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in the northwestern Gansu Province on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: International, China,Technology
Tejpal case: Bombay HC rejects plea for in camera hearing of appeal
Panaji, Oct 27 (IANS) The Bombay High Court in Goa on Wednesday turned down, for the time being, a plea made by former Tehelka editor-in-chief Tarun Tejpal to hold the appeal proceedings in the rape case filed against him in camera.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
Malik should resign as Guv and contest elections in Goa: Dy CM
Panaji, Oct 27 (IANS) If he has the guts, Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik should resign from the Constitutional post and contest assembly elections in Goa, state Deputy Chief Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said on Wednesday, while slamming the former Goa governor's comments on rampant corruption in the Chief Minister Pramod Sawant-led regime.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Nitu Chandra was 'numb' on being offered 'Never Back Down: Revolt'
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Actress Nitu Chandra Srivastava is set to appear in the fourth instalment of 'Never Back Down: Revolt'. She has represented India at the World Taekwondo Championships and now she is poised to take things further with her Hollywood debut with the Kellie Madison directorial.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Large private banks to become larger, consolidation likely over FY22-24
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) The Indian banking sector is set to witness a fresh phase of consolidation over the medium term which will primarily be driven by large private sector banks (PVBs).
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
UP to get its first drive-in theatre on Diwali
Lucknow, Oct 27 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh is set to get its first drive-in theatre on Diwali.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
Punjab calls special Assembly session on extra powers to BSF
Chandigarh, Oct 27 (IANS) The Punjab Cabinet on Wednesday approved summoning of the special session of the Assembly on November 8 to oppose the Centre's notification extending the jurisdiction of the BSF from 15 km to 50 km from the international border, besides repealing the three "black" farm laws.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Akhilesh attacks BJP at Rajbhar's rally
Mau (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 27 (IANS) Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav, on Wednesday, mounted a scathing attack on the ruling BJP and said that when Purvanchal awakens, history changes.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: 4 Mumbai players test positive for COVID-19
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Four players of Mumbai's Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy team on Wednesday tested positive for COVID-19 and were forced to withdraw from the squad hours before they took off to take part in the tournament.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Maruti Suzuki's Q2FY22 YoY net profit down 65%
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki India's Q2FY22 net profit declined by over 65 per cent on a year-on-year basis.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Global cues pull indices down; metal stocks lose (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Positive global cues along with healthy results from the financial sector pushed India's equity markets higher on Tuesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Samsung announces cloud gaming for Tizen smart TVs
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Samsung has announced that it will offer a cloud gaming service on its Tizen smart TVs, similar to Microsoft xCloud, Google Stadia and Apple Arcade.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Indians paid Rs 97 bn as hidden foreign exchange rate markups in 2020
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Indians paid over Rs 263 billion on foreign exchange fees in 2020, of which roughly Rs 97 billion were hidden as exchange rate markups on currency conversions, payments, and card purchases and the remaining Rs 166 billion were spent on transaction fees, a new report showed on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Taliban keep Afghan Minister Sirajuddin Haqqani's face out of camera's view
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Taliban has been criticized for including some notoriously shady characters in Afghanistan's acting government, perhaps none more than Sirajuddin Haqqani, a designated terrorist last photographed hiding behind a plant, RFE/RL reported.
2021-10-27
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Kashmir-made willow bat makes to ICC T20 World Cup
Srinagar, Oct 27 (IANS) Doing proud to the willow bat industry in J&K, Kashmir-made bats have made it to the ICC T20 World Cup.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
'Imagine Sachin Tendulkar or Neeraj Chopra on 'One Mic Stand'!
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) 'One Mic Stand' Season 1 opened the door to a new concept of comedy by bringing diverse celebrities from different walks of life on the same stage to test their comic skills.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
BJP warns leaders supporting rebel candidate in Himachal bypoll
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Facing a triangular contest in the Jubbal Kotkhai Assembly bypolls in Himachal Pradesh, the ruling BJP has decided to act tough against its own cadre who are supporting rebel candidate Chetan Bragta.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rahul, Priyanka on campaign trail this weekend
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Congress is going to kickstart its campaign for Goa and Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls this weekend with senior leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra leading the charge.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Compelled to determine truth: SC sets up expert panel to probe Pegasus allegations (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday said it was compelled to take up the cause to determine the truth, as it appointed an independent expert technical committee supervised by a retired top court judge, Justice R.V. Raveendran, to probe the Pegasus snooping allegations.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kerala to propose Rs 2,000 cr plan for returnees' rehabilitation
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 27 (IANS) The Kerala government will soon submit a Rs 2,000 crore proposal to the Centre for rehabilitation of those who have returned home permanently from abroad amid the Covid pandemic, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Diaspora,Politics
Xiaomi India sells over 7 mn smart TVs in 3 years
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Tech company Xiaomi India on Wednesday announced that it has sold over 7 million smart TVs across Redmi and Xiaomi portfolio, since its inception in 2018.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra design revealed online
Seoul, Oct 27 (IANS) Samsung is planning to launch its next premium flagship, the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+ as well as the Galaxy S22 Ultra and now a new leak has revealed a real-life backplate for the S22 Ultra with five holes, arranged in a P pattern.
2021-10-27
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
iPhone SE Plus may launch next year, iPhone SE 3 postponed
San Francisco, Oct 27 (IANS) Cupertino-based tech giant Apple has reportedly delayed the launch of iPhone SE 3 and it is expected to launch another model called iPhone SE Plus next year.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
BJP joins hands with smaller outfits in UP
Lucknow, Oct 27 (IANS) The BJP in Uttar Pradesh is leaving no stone unturned to ensure its return to power in the 2022 Assembly elections.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
HC asks Centre to decide representation on plea for evacuation of Indians, Afghans
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday directed the Centre to decide the representation of the PIL seeking immediate evacuation of 227 Indian and Afghan nationals, belonging to Hindu and Sikh communities, stranded in Afghanistan.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Documentary on Guru Vagbhatanandan 'The Herald of the Dawn of Renaissance'
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 27 (IANS) Guru Vagbhatanandan is a glorious name in the history of Kerala Renaissance, but for some reason he has not received the recognition he deserves and it's here that a documentary which is now ready and is all set for its premiere show to be held on Thursday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Art/Culture/Books
Undertrial ends life in UP jail
Lucknow, Oct 27 (IANS) An undertrial was found hanging inside the district jail in Gosainganj. In a note, he claimed that he was innocent and had been framed by the police.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Plea filed in Delhi court against Haryana CM
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) A plea was filed in a court here on Wednesday against Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar over his statement during a meeting with workers of BJP's Kisan Morcha on October 3, in which he allegedly asked the party members to stand up against protesting farmers.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
IOB posts Rs 376 crore net for Q2
Chennai, Oct 27 (IANS) Public sector Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) closed the second quarter of the current fiscal with a net profit of Rs 376.41 crore.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Gold loan securitisation volumes likely to witness healthy growth: ICRA
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Gold loan securitisation has seen healthy pickup post FY2019 driven by the growth in the gold loan book of NBFCs and very low delinquency levels that has increased investor appetite.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
NCB, Mumbai Police probe graft charges against Sameer Wankhede
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) vigilance team and an ACP-level Mumbai Police officer have launched independent probes into the allegations of 'extortion' and other issues against the NCB Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'The Kapil Sharma Show': Why Rajkummar Rao is spooked by Archana Puran Singh
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Actor Rajkummar Rao, who has been part of movies like horror comedy 'Stree' and the recent 'Roohi', shared on 'The Kapil Sharma Show' that he is scared of Archana Puran Singh after watching a show featuring her.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
T20 World Cup: Bangladesh win toss, opt to bat first against England
Abu Dhabi, Oct 27 (IANS) Bangladesh captain Mahmudullah won the toss and opted to bat against England in a Super 12 match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Small LPG cylinders, financial services at FPS proposed
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Centre on Wednesday proposed to sell small LPG cylinders through Fair Price Shops (FPS) across the country.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
HDFC Bank forcibly withdraws money from customer account in lieu of disputed credit card bills
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) HDFC Bank took Rs 56,763 from a customer's account in an unauthorised manner to settle alleged debt on a credit card which was neither requested nor used.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Farhan Akhtar's 'Toofaan' to storm TV screens
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) After its OTT release, Farhan Akhtar-starrer 'Toofaan' will now reach out to an even wider base of the Indian audience with its world television premiere on Zee Cinema on October 31.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
After Cabinet's nod, Kejriwal adds Ayodhya to Mukhyamantri Tirth Kalyan Yojna
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) After the Cabinet's nod, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday announced inclusion of Ayodhya in the Mukhyamantri Tirth Kalyan Yojna.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shakib reclaims T20I crown as Babar closes in on top batting spot
Dubai, Oct 27 (IANS) Star Bangladesh player Shakib Al Hasan has reclaimed the top spot on the ICC men's all-rounder rankings off the back of his stellar start to the T20 World Cup.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Kejriwal to make two-day visit to Punjab
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will reach Punjab on Thursday on a two-day trip.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Neha Dhupia shares breastfeeding pic: 'Freedom to feed'
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Actress Neha Dhupia has shared a powerful picture of herself breastfeeding her newborn son and titled it "freedom to feed".
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
TN to conduct door-to-door campaign on vaccine awareness
Chennai, Oct 27 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu health department will be conducting a door-to-door campaign on vaccine awareness, aimed at reducing the vaccine hesitancy of several sections of the population, especially in rural areas of the state.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
BJP to hold meeting on Thursday on poll strategy for 2022 Punjab polls
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which is going to contest elections on its own for the first time in Punjab, is going to hold a meeting in Chandigarh on Thursday on the election strategy and preparations ahead of the 2022 state polls.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'KGF' star Yash floors all with his humility at 'Bajarangi 2' event
Bengaluru, Oct 27 (IANS) 'KGF' star Yash bowled over everyone with his humility at the pre-release event of upcoming Kannada film 'Bajarangi 2'. Attending an event after almost two years, Yash showed he is the same warm human being.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Tejashwi announces unemployment rally in Patna
Patna, Oct 27 (UNI) Leader of Opposition in the Bihar Assembly Tejashwi Yadav on Wednesday announced he will organise an unemployment rally in Patna soon.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Get festive with Zebronics home entertainment range
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) To elevate the entertainment experience amid the festive season, users can experience theater at home with Zebronics' complete home entertainment range of LED projectors and Dolby Atmos soundbars, the company has said.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Harbhajan, Amir twitter war after India's loss to Pakistan
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Former India spinner Harbhajan Singh and Pakistan pace bowler Mohammad Amir have been involved in a war of words on social media ever since Virat Kohli's side suffered a 10-wicket loss at the hands of the Babar Azam-led team on October 24.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Trinamool welcomes SC probe into Pegasus snoopgate allegations
Panaji, Oct 27 (IANS) Vindicating the collective stand of the Opposition parties in Parliament for a discussion on the Pegasus snoopgate issue, Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha MP Derek O'Brien on Wednesday said that the Supreme Court directive to set up a probe committee had now caught the ruling BJP in a bind.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
MoHFW writes to West Bengal on spurt in Covid-19 cases
Kolkata, Oct 27 (IANS) Expressing concern over the rising cases of Covid-19 in West Bengal, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has written to the West Bengal Health department to increase testing and take immediate steps to control the spread of the disease.
2021-10-27
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Telangana to further intensify Covid vaccination
Hyderabad, Oct 27 (IANS) Authorities in Telangana are set to further intensify the Covid-19 vaccination drive in view of a surge in Covid infections in several countries which has triggered fear of a third wave in India.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Adobe unveils next-gen Creative Cloud, new collaboration tools
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Software major Adobe has unveiled a next-generation of Creative Cloud, introducing new collaboration capabilities to fuel new levels of creativity for millions of students, social media creators and creative professionals.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
10 killed, 12 wounded in IS attack in Iraq
Baghdad, Oct 27 (IANS) Up to 10 civilians were killed and 12 others were wounded in an attack by militants of the extremist Islamic State (IS) group in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala, a provincial police source said.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Iraq,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Chiranjeevi to bear expenses for fan's cancer treatment
Hyderabad, Oct 27 (IANS) In a compassionate gesture, Tollywood megastar Chiranjeevi has promised to fund the cancer treatment of a fan of his named Venkat.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
4 Pak policemen killed in attack
Islamabad, Oct 27 (IANS) Four policemen, including an officer, were killed in an attack on a police vehicle in Pakistan's northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, an official said on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Detained Sudanese PM returns home, army chief says state of emergency could end soon
Khartoum, Oct 27 (IANS) Detained Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok was released the same day as army chief Abdel Fattah Al-Burhan said the state of emergency could be lifted soon.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Sudan,Politics
Xi calls for building China's strength in science, technology
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Chinese President Xi Jinping called on the country's scientific and technological workers to continue striving to build China's strength in science and technology.
2021-10-27
Category: International, India,Politics
Pixel 6, Google Tensor lay a good foundation: Sundar Pichai
San Francisco, Oct 27 (IANS) After announcing robust quarterly results during the earnings call, Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai said the new Pixel 6 series and Google Tensor chipset lay a good foundation.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
India topped list of countries from where most paid reviews for Tripadvisor emanated
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Tripadvisor removed paid reviews from 131 countries last year, including "a spike" in such reviews originating in India -- but not necessarily for businesses in the country, The Guardian reported.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mars Ingenuity completes 14 flights on Red Planet
Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter has successfully completed its 14th test flight on the Red Planet, the US space agency said.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
India largest generic medicine supplier in world: Mandaviya
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Wednesday said that India is the world's largest generic and affordable medicine supplier.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Business/Economy
Amarinder to meet Shah on farmers' stir
Chandigarh, Oct 27 (IANS) Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will lead a non-political delegation of agricultural experts to meet the Union Home Minister to discuss possible solutions to the ongoing farmers' agitation on Thursday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Amazon building Clubhouse competitor that turns hosts into DJs
San Francisco, Oct 27 (IANS) Tech giant Amazon is building a new app, codenamed "Project Mic" that gives anyone the ability to make and distribute a live radio show complete with music.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Tibetan Plateau to get spotlight at Glasgow climate summit
Dharamsala, Oct 27 (IANS) To adapt to the effects of climate change impacting the Tibetan Plateau -- the world's 'third pole' -- a group of Tibetans in exile will explain its role in the global climate system and why it should be part of the global climate conversation at the upcoming two-week United Nations climate conference, COP26, in Glasgow in Britain.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
In 5 days, 2 get death for raping, killing minors in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Oct 27 (IANS) An Ajmer POCSO court has awarded death sentence to a man for raping and killing an 11-year-old girl in June. This order comes five days after an accused was found guilty and sentenced to death in a similar case.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kumaraswamy seeks action against Maharashtra Ekikarana Samithi
Bengaluru, Oct 27 (IANS) Former Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Wednesday urged the ruling BJP government to initiate action against Maharashtra Ekikarana Samithi (MES) for calling the government "nalayak" (useless).
2021-10-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Diana Penty's 'Adbhut' sneak peek from her shoot
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Diana Penty's performances have a certain charm. On camera, the actress appears a natural and her presence lights up the screen. The actress impressed with her work in 'Shiddat' and she is now set for 'Adbhut'.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Tadap' trailer featuring Ahan Shetty, Tara Sutaria out Wednesday
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) The trailer of Ahan Shetty and Tara Sutaria-starrer 'Tadap' is out Wednesday. This movie is a Hindi remake of the Telugu film 'RX 100'. It is directed by Milan Luthria and it is a romantic action drama
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
US Senators urge Biden administration to waive sanctions against India for purchase of Russian arms
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) US Senators and India Caucus Co-Chairs Mark Warner and John Cornyn sent a letter to President Biden encouraging him to waive Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) sanctions against India for buying military arms from Russia.
2021-10-27
Category: International, India,Defence/Security,Politics
Neha Sharma calls her 'Aafat-E-Ishq' character 'unique'
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Actress Neha Sharma says creating her look for the upcoming film 'Aafat-E-Ishq' was a task and described her character Lallo as "unique".
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shoaib Akhtar walks out of talk show after being 'insulted' on national TV
Lahore, Oct 27 (IANS) Former Pakistan pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar has courted controversy by walking out of a live show on PTV following difference of opinion with the host, Nauman Niaz. He later posed a video on social media saying that being a "national star" he deserves respect.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Andhra Pradesh is narcotics hub of India: Pawan Kalyan
Amaravati, Oct 27 (IANS) Actor politician Pawan Kalyan on Wednesday alleged that Andhra Pradesh has become a narcotics hub of the nation with 'ganja' (marijuana) being supplied to various parts of the country from the State.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Poet Adil Jussawalla will be Poet Laureate of Tata Lit Fest
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Poet Adil Jehangir Jussawalla will be the Poet Laureate of the 12th Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest 2021.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
Many Congressmen in touch with me: Amarinder on new party formation
Chandigarh, Oct 27 (IANS) Declaring that he would launch his new party as soon as the Election Commission clears the name and the symbol, former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday hit out at the Congress, saying many people from the party were in touch with him and they will come out in the open when the time comes.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Soni Razdan: Good script, casting gives senior actors great opportunity
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Veteran actress Soni Razdan, who is playing a pivotal role in the upcoming show 'Call My Agent: Bollywood', has in the last three years appeared in more than five projects and made her presence felt on-screen.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Prabhas' good-humoured 'interview' with Akash, Ketika goes viral
Hyderabad, Oct 27 (IANS) Telugu star Prabhas' fun interview of Akash Puri and Ketika Sharma has gone viral. This interview is a part of the promotions for Akash and Ketika's movie 'Romantic'.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Nakul, Trupti on the different shades of 'Girgit'
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) The seven-part web series 'Girgit' starts Wednesday. This is a murder mystery featuring Nakul Roshan Sahdev, Taniya Kalra, and Trupti Khamkar in prominent roles.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ram Madhvani: I believe what is outside the frame comes into the frame
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Ram Madhvani's upcoming film 'Dhamaka' has provoked a positive reaction from the audience, courtesy its powerful and high voltage trailer.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Covid-19 virus test results may vary based on time of day: Study
New York, Oct 27 (IANS) Are you wondering why your Covid test result taken during daytime is different from that at night? The virus might act differently depending on the time of day and the body's circadian rhythms, claimed a study.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Jolt amid power crisis, inverters to attract dual taxes
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) If you are looking at buying a power inverter to get a good night's sleep amidst frequent power cuts, be ready to shell out more as the government has decided on a two-tier taxation on the product.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
4 ways psoriasis can worsen if not managed well
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANSlife) Some people believe that psoriasis is just a common cosmetic, skin problem. Many believe it is contagious, making it one of the most stigmatized of all skin conditions and cannot be managed. So, which is it?
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Iconic American bourbon launches new variant in India
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANSlife) Wild Turkey, the iconic American bourbon brand from Kentucky, announces its launch of a new variant in India as part of an ever-growing global expansion. The award-winning portfolio has been praised whiskey available in Australia, Japan and other countries within Asia-Pacific, including India, and has now officially released its new variant in India, Wild Turkey 81.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Tory Burch launches in India
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANSlife) Tory Burch in partnership with Reliance Brands Limited (RBL) opened its exclusive boutique at DLF Emporio, New Delhi. It is the brand's first location in India and features a wide assortment of the collection including shoes, bags, ready-to-wear and accessories.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Maserati and Hiroshi Fujiwara launch capsule collection
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANSlife) The partnership between Maserati and the Pioneer of Streetwear, Hiroshi Fujiwara kicked off last June with the global launch in Tokyo of Maserati meets Fragment.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Breast cancer a life changing reality
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANSlife) Recent medical advances have made breast cancer a highly manageable disease, especially when detected early, as in the case of stages 0-to-II cancers.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Diwali gifting guide: Spirits
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANSlife) The festive season is upon us and what makes it better is the feel-good tradition of gifting. The ultimate occasion to pop open a special bottle with family and friends elevates the idea of togetherness. No matter the kind of celebration, an elegant tipple can make for a great gift to share with someone during the festivities.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Badshah recalls tough time while shooting for latest single 'Jugnu'
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Rapper Badshah has come out with his new single 'Jugnu' - a love song. The singer opens up about the track and says: "Oh, it's actually very different. There is no rap in it and I have hardly done any love songs. It's retro. But it's like an Indian song," says the rapper.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Exim Bank of India lists $1 bn bond on AFRINEX
Chennai, Oct 27 (IANS) Export-Import Bank of India (India Exim Bank) on Wednesday said it has listed its USD 1 billion 10-year bond on AFRINEX.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
'School leaders need to demonstrate what it takes' (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) One of the primary factors determining the strong foundation of a nation is effective educational leadership and schools need to adapt to the changing environments "for which we need leaders who can guide and motivate the students and teachers to evolve intellectually, socially and emotionally -- in a continuous process," says Seema Malik, a school teacher for over three decades and author of the path-breaking book "Unlocking Leadership" (Konark).
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
Elon Musk extends lead as world's richest man as Tesla's value scales $ 1 trillion
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Elon Musk has extended his lead as the world's richest person as Tesla's value rocketed above $1trillion (£726bn), Daily Mail reported.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
Apple releases macOS Monterey for silicon, Intel-based Macs
San Francisco, Oct 27 (IANS) Apple has announced that it is releasing macOS Monterey to compatible Macs running Apple silicon or Intel processors.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
KTR leaves for Paris to address 'Ambition India Business Forum'
Hyderabad, Oct 27 (IANS) Telangana Information Technology and Industries Minister K.T. Rama Rao on Wednesday left for France to address the 'Ambition India Business Forum'.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
DMK plays down political row on TN Guv seeking report
Chennai, Oct 27 (IANS) The DMK has played down the controversy erupting after Tamil Nadu Governor, R.N. Ravi sought a report regarding various state government departments and the ongoing welfare schemes.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Ritviz: Everyone has a different way to cope with anxiety (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) He grabbed the spotlight with his foot-tapping number 'Udd Gaye' and then belted out hits such as 'Liggi', 'Sage' and 'Jeet' among many others, pop sensation and electronica producer Ritviz has spilled the beans on his process for dealing with performance anxiety.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
RBI clears appointment of Baldev Prakash as CEO J&K Bank
Srinagar, Oct 27 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday cleared the appointment of Baldev Prakash as Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Jammu and Kashmir Bank for a period of three years.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Guptill's injured toe could rule him out for crucial India game on Oct 31
Dubai, Oct 27 (IANS) In a major setback for the New Zealand team ahead of the clash against India in the ICC T20 World Cup on October 31, their opener Martin Guptill has suffered an injury to his toe, which could rule him out of the big-ticket encounter.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Delhi Jal Board to direct provide water connection to consumers
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Delhi Jal Board (DJB) will provide household water connection to all the consumers, and intermediaries will be removed, the Delhi government said in a statement.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
China, ASEAN join hands in fighting Covid, boosting economic recovery
Hanoi, Oct 27 (IANS) China and ASEAN member states, especially Vietnam, have fostered practical cooperation on curbing the spread of Covid-19 and accelerating economic recovery amid the prolonged outbreaks and their devastating impacts on the region as well as the world.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United States,Politics
Snapchat now has 100mn monthly users in India
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Snap Inc, the parent company of Snapchat on Wednesday announced that it has reached 100 million monthly users in India.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Remo D'Souza on his association with 'Dance+ 6', dealing with pandemic
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) The dance reality show 'Dance+ 6' which is judged by well known Bollywood choreographer Remo D'Souza, who is called the 'Super Judge' in the show, is all set to start on television after running on an online platform.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Chiranjeevi's upcoming 'Bholaa Shankar' shoot starts
Hyderabad, Oct 27 (IANS) Megastar Chiranjeevi, who is set to appear in the upcoming 'Acharya', is to kickstart shooting for his next film. Helmed by Meher Ramesh, this movie is titled 'Bholaa Shankar'.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Kerala CM trolled over 'double standards' on Mullaperiyar dam
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 27 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's claim of Mullaperiyar dam currently not being in danger has come under heavy criticism with social media flooded with a 2011 video of him demanding replacement of the 116-year old dam.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
French companies mull ski resorts in Gilgit Baltistan
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) French investors have voiced a deep interest in building ski resorts in Gilgit Baltistan, finding the region ideal for developing ski tourism, which has a multi-billion dollar international market, The News reported.
2021-10-27
Category: International, India,National
Pahlaj Nihalani returns with next project, to introduce fresh face
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Pahlaj Nihalani who is known for producing films like 'Aankhen', 'Andaz' and several others, is making a comeback to the silver screen with his next production titled 'Anaari Is Back'.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Over 20 lakh creators now building their businesses on YouTube
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) YouTube continues to pen the success story for Google and Over 2 million (20 lakh) creators are now making money and building their businesses on YouTube, the company has said.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Samantha's back-to-back trips as travelling makes her stress-free
Hyderabad, Oct 27 (IANS) Samantha Ruth Prabhu seems to be on a high, as she has been travelling a lot in recent times. With her Rishikesh Yatra, Samantha for sure set some travel goals. Now the 'Shaakunthalam' actress jets off with her team for another trip.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
India in final stages of clearing national cybersecurity strategy
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) India is in the final stages to clear a National Cybersecurity Strategy in the wake of growing cyber attacks and threats from nation-state actors against the country, national cyber security coordinator Lt. Gen. (retd) Rajesh Pant has stressed.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
World Boxing: Deepak, Sumit and Narender maintain India's winning run
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Extending India's winning momentum at the AIBA World Boxing Championships, Deepak Bhoria, Sumit and Narender started their campaign with commanding victories on the second day of the competition in Belgrade, Serbia.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Stalin to meet Pinarayi Vijayan in Dec on Mullaperiyar dam issue
Chennai, Oct 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin will meet his Kerala counterpart Pinarayi Vijayan in Chennai in December to resolve the decades' long issue of the Mullaperiyar dam.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Siddhant Chaturvedi on first ever dance number: 'Tattoo Waaliye' is memorable
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Actor Siddhant Chaturvedi, who rose to fame with his performance as MC Sher in the film 'Gully Boy', has revealed why the track 'Tattoo Waaliye' from 'Bunty Aur Babli 2' is a memorable song for him.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Jitin Prasada, 3 others sworn in as members of UP Vidhan Parishad
Lucknow, Oct 27 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Minister Jitin Prasada, Nishad Party president Sanjay Nishad, Chaudhary Virendra Singh and Gopal Anjaan were sworn in as members of the Vidhan Parishad on Wednesday morning.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Great that Stokes will be on the plane: Smith on Ashes series
Dubai, Oct 27 (IANS) Australian batter Steve Smith has given his thumbs up to England all-rounder Ben Stokes for making a successful return to the side for the Ashes tour beginning next month, saying it's great to "have him on the plane" after taking time off to focus on mental health.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Kriti Sanon, Rajkummar Rao get candid about on-screen chemistry
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Actors Rajkummar Rao and Kriti Sanon, who are gearing up for the release of there upcoming family entertainer 'Hum Do Hamare Do', have talked about their on-screen chemistry in the movie.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
US FDA panel okays Pfizer Covid vax for kids aged 5-11
Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) The US Food and Drug Administration's advisory committee has endorsed Pfizer's Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 5 to 11.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Ayushmann: I want to entertain people with positive message
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who has a stellar line-up, including Abhishek Kapoor's 'Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui', Anubhav Sinha's 'Anek', Anubhuti Kashyap's 'Doctor G' and 'Action Hero' helmed by debutant Anirudh Iyer, says as an artiste, he wants to be able to entertain people with a positive message.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
9 in 10 Indians say talking to chatbots better for career growth
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Nine in 10 Indians believe that chatbots or robots can support their career better than human HR managers, as they grapple with various mental health issues in the pandemic, a new report showed on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Huzurabad witnesses intense canvassing on last day
Hyderabad, Oct 27 (IANS) Leaders of the ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and the opposition, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress, were engaged in hectic last-ditch effort to woo voters in Huzurabad Assembly constituency, where the campaigning for October 30 bypolls is ending Wednesday evening.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Nawab Malik alleges Wankhede's links with global drugs mafia, seeks probe
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Continuing the war against the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede, Nationalist Congress Party Minister Nawab Malik on Wednesday accused the officer of alleged links with the international drug mafia and demanded a probe.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Denis Villeneuve's 'Dune: Part 2' set for 2023 release
Los Angeles, Oct 27 (IANS) The sci-fi adventure film 'Dune' is officially getting a sequel. 'Dune: Part 2' will hit theatres on October 20, 2023.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Storing artefacts of arrested fake antique dealer becomes issue in Kerala
Kochi, Oct 27 (IANS) After a person, who said he made many of the artefacts, which were claimed as centuries old antiques by the arrested fake antique dealer Monson Mavunkal, these pieces have become evidence in the case and need to be produced before the court, but a major question has arisen that whether these can be stored at the present place itself.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Saif Ali Khan on shaking a leg with Rani Mukerji again
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Actor Saif Ali Khan, who will be seen shaking a leg with actress Rani Mukerji after over a decade in the upcoming film 'Bunty Aur Babli 2', says they needed a hit track such as 'Tattoo waaliye' to dance again after years.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pakistan played in the right spirit; will consider playing in PSL in future: Williamson
Sharjah, Oct 27 (IANS) New Zealand captain Kane Williamson has said that Pakistan played the ICC T20 World Cup 'Super 12' game against his side on Tuesday in the "right spirit", contrary to speculation that Babar Azam's boys would be all charged up after the Black Caps abandoned the tour of the country last month due to "security threats".
2021-10-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Supply chain issues to hit Microsoft's Surface laptop, Xbox plans
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The ongoing supply chain and chip shortages have hit Microsoft's hardware plans and the company said that it expects revenue to decline to single digits as it continues to work through supply chain uncertainty, particularly in its premium devices.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Twitter defies Apple privacy changes, hits 211 mn daily users
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The growth of Twitter appears unstoppable as the micro-blogging platform, defying the recent Apple iPhone privacy changes that have hit companies like Facebook, announced third quarter (Q3) revenue of $1.28 billion, an increase of 37 per cent from a year ago.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
'Eternals' establishes MCU's first gay superhero, same-sex couple in movie
Los Angeles, Oct 27 (IANS) At the world premiere for Marvel Studios' 'Eternals' on October 18, Haaz Sleiman was more than happy.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Delhi NCB team to quiz 'Panch-Witness' Prabhakar Sail
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) vigilance team has summoned a 'Panch-Witness' Prabhakar Sail in connection with the allegations of extortion he levelled in his affidavit of October 23, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bhupesh Baghel, Anurag Thakur in Himachal to campaign for bypolls
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Congress leader and Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel and Union Minister Anurag Thakur (BJP) will on Wednesday campaign for their respective party candidates in the final leg of canvassing for the Himachal bypolls.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Amarinder announces new political outfit
Chandigarh, Oct 27 (IANS) Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday announced the launch of his own political party, ahead of the Assembly elections slated for early next year.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Saudi Arabia agrees to revive financial support to Pakistan
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has agreed to revive its financial support to Pakistan, including about $3 billion in safe deposits and $1.2bn to $1.5bn worth of oil supplies on deferred payments, Dawn reported.
2021-10-27
Category: International, India,International
Islamabad sealed to prevent TLP march
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The district administrations of Rawalpindi and Islamabad blocked the Faizabad intersection on Tuesday midnight while the law enforcement agencies began sealing areas and roads with containers to prevent the banned Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan's (TLP) protesters, Dawn reported.
2021-10-27
Category: International, India,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
De Kock does support BLM movement, asserts Gilchrist
Sydney, Oct 27 (IANS) Former Australian wicketkeeper-batter Adam Gilchrist has said that South African cricketer Quinton de Kock's decision to opt out of the game against West Indies in the T20 World Cup on Tuesday was not on account of him not supporting "people of colour within that country".
2021-10-27
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
YouTube crosses 50 mn music, premium subscribers with 2 mn creators
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) YouTube continues to pen a success story for Google and according to Sundar Pichai, it has surpassed 50 million music and premium subscribers, including those in trial, and short-video making app YouTube Shorts (launched first in India last year) continues to see higher adoption rates.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Beijing, Moscow exploring options together on Afghanistan
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) When Russia hosted a meeting with senior Taliban leaders in Moscow this week -- after both Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping sent junior deputies to an earlier G-20 leaders' meeting on Afghanistan -- it raised the question of whether this is part of a broader strategic plan for how Beijing and Moscow plan to work together on the world stage, Nikkei reported.
2021-10-27
Category: International, India,International
US revokes licence of China Telecom on national security concerns
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Washington has revoked the US licence of one of China's biggest telecoms companies citing "national security" concerns, BBC reported.
2021-10-27
Category: International, India,International
Pegasus row: SC sets up committee to probe snooping allegations
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday set up a three-member committee to probe the Pegasus spyware snooping allegations. This committee will be supervvised by a retired top court judge Justice R.V. Raveendran, who will be assisted by Alok Joshi, former IPS officer and Dr Sundeep Oberoi.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
TN CM announces Rs 5L as relief to kin of victims killed in fire
Chennai, Oct 27 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin announced a financial compensation of Rs five lakh to the family of all five persons killed due to an alleged fire in a firecracker shop in Kallakurichi district.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
12 IPS officers transferred in UP
Lucknow, Oct 27 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has transferred 12 IPS officers.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bihar: Wife of Sitamarhi's 'Robin Hood' wins district council poll
Patna, Oct 27 (IANS) The wife of Mohammad Irfan, who amassed wealth by robbing people across the country and was recently arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Police, has managed to win the panchayat election in Bihar's Sitamarhi district.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Politics
'Stay humble and dream big', coach Stimac's mantra ahead of big UAE game
Dubai, Oct 27 (IANS) Ahead of the India Under-23 football team's game against the UAE, national coach Igor Stimac has said that he had told his boys to "stay humble, and dream big", as what they have achieved after defeating favourites Oman in the opening game was something big.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Football
Bhumi Pednekar to star opposite Rajkummar Rao in 'Bheed'
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar will be seen sharing screen space with Rajkummar Rao once again after 'Badhaai Do' in the upcoming social drama 'Bheed', directed by Anubhav Sinha.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pakistan is a state of mind, a mental disease: Singhvi
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Congress Rajya Sabha MP Abhishek Manu Singhvi has slammed former Pakistani pacer Waqar Younis for bringing religious overtures in India-Pakistan T20 World Cup match.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
MSME exports in UP rise by 38%
Lucknow, Oct 27 (IANS) Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Uttar Pradesh have recorded a 38 per cent increase in exports since the government provided them with a platform on e-commerce websites.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
JioPhone to drive next wave of smartphone revolution: Sundar Pichai
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) As Reliance Jio gets ready to launch its next handset soon in the festive season, Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai said that in three-five years, the affordable JioPhone Next device will have a lot of impact in connecting and helping millions take advantage of a smartphone.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
India logs 13,451 new Covid cases, over 103 Cr vaccinated
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) In the last 24 hours, India registered 13,451 new Covid-19 cases, and the number of vaccinated people reached 103.53 crore, the Union Health Ministry said on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Petrol, diesel rates raised again by 35 paise/ltr
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices increased again on Wednesday after a two-day break as global oil prices failed to relent and continued to remain firm.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
England in 'uncharted territory' as they take on Bangladesh
Abu Dhabi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Eoin Morgan-led England will tread with caution when they take on Bangladesh in their ICC T20 World Cup 'Super 12' game at the Zayed Cricket Stadium here later on Wednesday, given that the two sides have never played a T20I game.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Megan Thee Stallion set to graduate from college
Los Angeles, Oct 27 (IANS) Grammy winning-rapper Megan Thee Stallion has revealed she's set to graduate from college.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
US lawmakers grill Snap, TikTok, YouTube over child safety
San Francisco, Oct 27 (IANS) Tech giants Snap, TikTok, and YouTube are being grilled by US senators over worries that their apps, like Facebook, are harmful to children.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Microsoft posts $20.5 bn in profits riding on Cloud, Office biz
San Francisco, Oct 27 (IANS) Satya Nadella-run Microsoft has posted robust revenue of $45.3 billion and a net income of $20.5 billion for the July-September quarter, riding on a strong performance on its cloud, server, and Office businesses.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
'Succession' renewed for season 4
Los Angeles, Oct 27 (IANS) American satirical black comedy-drama television series 'Succession' has been renewed for season four by HBO.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Google logs record $18.9 bn profit, Search and YouTube soar
San Francisco, Oct 27 (IANS) Alphabet, the parent company of Google, has posted an all-time record revenue of $61.9 billion for the July-September quarter, along with record profits at $18.9 billion.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Snapdragon announces four new chipsets
San Francisco, Oct 27 (IANS) Chip-maker Qualcomm has introduced four new mobile platforms -- Snapdragon 778G Plus 5G, 695 5G, 480 Plus 5G as well as 680 4G with increased performance and capabilities.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Now Nawab Malik celebrates 'nikaah' of 'sweet couple Sameer Dawood Wankhede-Shabana Quraishi'
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) In another shocker, the Nationalist Congress Party Minister Nawab Malik on Wednesday presented the purported 'nikaah' (Muslim marriage certificate) of Narcotics Control Bureau Zonal Director Sameer Wankhede, a day after the latter's wife and sister rubbished all allegations.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Shocked and surprised by de Kock's decision: SA skipper Bavuma
Dubai, Oct 27 (IANS) South African skipper Temba Bavuma has said he was "surprised and taken aback" by the decision of team-mate Quinton de Kock to opt out of the game against the West Indies in the ICC T20 World Cup on Tuesday due to "personal reasons", adding that he will still get "whatever support he wants from the team".
2021-10-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Delhi-NCR wakes up to clear sky; AQI 'moderate'
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Delhi-NCR woke up to a clear sky on Wednesday morning with the maximum temperature being pegged at 28 degrees Celsius -- four notches above the normal and minimum at 14.6 degrees Celsius, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Hospitals in Bengal cannot charge more than Rs 5K for clinical investigation
Kolkata, Oct 27 (IANS) In an advisory to the private hospitals and nursing homes, the state health department has fixed an upper ceiling of Rs 5,000 for the diagnosis and clinical investigation for the beneficiaries of Swasthya Sathi Card holders and asked them to bring the patients under packages immediately.
2021-10-27
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Foreign drug peddler held in K'taka, drugs worth Rs 20L seized
Bengaluru, Oct 27 (IANS) The Karnataka Police have arrested a Nigerian national, who was involved in drug peddling in the capital city, and recovered MDMA-ecstasy tablets worth Rs 20 lakh from him.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP imposes stock limit on edible oils
Lucknow, Oct 27 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has imposed a stock limit for storage of edible oils in an attempt to curtail its artificial shortage during the festival season.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
'Lupin' star Omar Sy to star in war drama 'Father & Soldier'
Los Angeles, Oct 27 (IANS) 'Lupin' star Omar Sy is making his big screen comeback with 'Father & Soldier',a politically minded WWI action-drama about family bonds and Africa's forgotten war heroes.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Waqar Younis apologises 'with folded hands' after controversial remark
Dubai, Oct 27 (IANS) Former Pakistan pace bowler Waqar Younis on Wednesday tendered an apology "with folded hands" for the controversial remark he made after the Babar Azam-led side defeated India by 10 wickets in the ICC T20 World Cup 'Super 12' game on October 24.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'Developed countries fail to meet climate goals, while India exceeds targets'
United Nations, Oct 27 (IANS) While the developed countries are failing to meet their targets for fighting climate change, India has exceeded its targets, according to Environment and Climate Change Minister Bhupender Yadav.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
NIA carries out raids on Jamaat activists in Kashmir
Srinagar, Oct 27 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) carried out raids on Wednesday at around a dozen places involving the activists of the banned Jamaat-e-Islami (JeI) organisation.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Nicole Holofcener reunite for comedy 'Beth and Don'
Los Angeles, Oct 27 (IANS) Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus and director Nicole Holofcener will reunite on 'Beth and Don', a new comedy about a novelist whose marriage starts to deteriorate after she overhears her husband offering up a frank assessment of her work.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Ashish Misra sent back to jail from district hospital
Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 27 (IANS) Ashish Misra, son of Union Minister of state Ajay Misra Teni, has been sent back to jail from the district hospital.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kate Bosworth, Thomas Kretschmann sci-fi thriller 'Sentinel' wraps production
Los Angeles, Oct 27 (IANS) Oscar-nominated filmmaker Tanel Toom has wrapped production in Estonia on sci-fi thriller 'Sentinel' starring Kate Bosworth and Thomas Kretschmann.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
At least 15 houses gutted in Himachal's Malana village
Shimla, Oct 27 (IANS) At least 15 wooden houses in Malana, the ancient Himalayan village where the legend of Alexander the Great lives on in the Kullu valley of Himachal Pradesh, were burnt down in a massive fire on early Wednesday, though there was no loss of life, police said.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP executive's wife held for abetment to suicide
Lucknow, Oct 27 (IANS) The wife of Abhishek Shukla, a top executive of an MNC who allegedly ended his life, has been arrested on charges of abetting his suicide.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Om Prakash Rajbhar's Morcha loses some friends (IANS Special)
Lucknow, Oct 27 (IANS) The much-publicised Bhagidari Sankalp Morcha (BSM) -- an alliance of smaller parties led by Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP) chief Om Prakash Rajbhar -- is losing allies faster than it is winning new ones.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Jobless youths send thousands of letters to Yogi
Lucknow, Oct 27 (IANS) Thousands of letters are being posted to Uttar Prdesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, urging him to immediately fill up vacancies for 1,37,500 assistant teachers in schools across the state.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
7 booked in UP after leopard found dead
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 27 (IANS) The forest department has lodged a police complaint against seven villagers after a five-year-old male leopard was found dead in a field, earlier this month.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Family of Zika virus patient in UP test negative
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 27 (IANS) All the samples of family members and close contacts of the Zika virus patient in Kanpur, have tested negative.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Users can now transfer WhatsApp chats from iOS to Pixel, Android 12 phones
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Google has announced that WhatsApp's chat history migration feature to transfer messages from iPhones to Android is now coming to Pixel and all other Android 12 smartphones.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Turkish Parliament ratifies motion on launching cross-border operations in Iraq, Syria
Ankara, Oct 27 (IANS) Turkish Parliament has ratified a motion extending authorisation for the government to launch cross-border operations in northern Iraq and Syria for two more years.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Soren, Channi to attend Tribal Dance festival in Raipur
New Delhi/Raipur, Oct 27 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren will be the chief guest at the inauguration ceremony of 'National Tribal Dance Festival and Rajyotsava 2021 in Raipur which will begin on October 28, while Punjab Chief Minister will also attend the fest on October 29 as guest.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Flashback with Ranbir Kaleka
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) He goes back to the time when he was two or three-years-old. Living in a haveli built on high-grounds, with his family in Patiala, he remembers how he would use the charcoal meant for fuel to draw figures on the walls and ground. Right now, artist Ranbir Kaleka, whose works are part of the exhibition 'The Conference of The Birds' presented by Ojas Art and Yuva Ekta Foundation in the capital is in his home in Sarvapriya Vihar in New Delhi, but only physically.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National
K'taka braces for 3rd Covid wave; authorities say they're ready
Bengaluru, Oct 27 (IANS) Karnataka Health Commissioner D. Randeep has clarified that there is no reason to panic on the detection of new Covid variant AY 4.2 in the state.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
UP govt to withdraw 3 lakh cases of Covid violations
Lucknow, Oct 27 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh government has directed all the district magistrates to start proceedings to withdraw cases registered for violation of pandemic guidelines during lockdown.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Three Kashmiri students booked for pro-Pak slogans
Agra (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 27 (IANS) Three Kashmiri students of an engineering college in Agra have been booked after a BJP youth wing leader lodged a complaint against them for allegedly "shouting pro-Pakistan slogans and sharing posts related to it on social media" after India's loss to the neighbouring country in the recently held T-20 World Cup match.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Iran reports 9,096 new Covid cases
Tehran, Oct 27 (IANS) Iran's Health Ministry on Tuesday reported 9,096 new Covid-19 cases, taking the country's total infections to 5,877,456.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine
WHO body seeks more clarification to decide on Covaxin EUL
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) has sought additional data to decide on much awaited Emergency Use Listing (EUL) to Covid vaccine Covaxin. The Technical Advisory Group of WHO has sought additional clarification from vaccine manufacturer Bharat Biotech to decide on granting EUL approval to Covaxin, said a source.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Singapore reports 3,277 new Covid cases
Singapore, Oct 27 (IANS) Singapore reported 3,277 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, bringing the total tally in the country to 179,095.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
Feels great to win, we'll look to carry forward confidence, says Pak skipper Babar
Sharjah, Oct 27 (IANS) After a clinical five-wicket victory over New Zealand, Pakistan skipper Babar Azam on Tuesday said that it's great to win and his team will look to carry forward the confidence in the upcoming matches of the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup.
2021-10-27
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Now selling counterfeit cookers, helmets, or gas cylinders offence
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The Centre on Tuesday announced launch of a nation-wide campaign to prevent sale of spurious and counterfeit goods that violate Quality Control Orders as its violation is a cognisable offence under relevant sections of the BIS Act.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Shiva Thapa, Deepak Bhoria, Sumit advance at Men's World Boxing (ld)
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Indian boxers continued their good start at the 2021 AIBA World Boxing Championships with an easy win in Belgrade, Serbia on Tuesday, with three of them winning their opening round bouts.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Petition seeks judicial inquiry into communal attacks in B'desh
Dhaka, Oct 27 (IANS) A writ petition has been filed in the Supreme Court of Bangladesh, seeking directions for a judicial inquiry into the attacks on Hindu temples and houses across the country during Durga Puja, and may come up for hearing on Wednesday.
2021-10-27
Category: International, Bangladesh,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Will abide by EC's direction, says Assam CM on notice
Guwahati, Oct 27 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, who received a show cause notice from the Election Commission for alleged violation of model code of conduct before the October 30 by-elections to the five assembly seats, on Tuesday said that he would abide by the poll panel's directions.
2021-10-27
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
OIL launches drone surveillance to enhance productivity
Guwahati, Oct 26 (IANS) The state-owned Oil India Limited (OIL) on Tuesday launched an ambitious drone surveillance project to curb pilferage of crude oil, condensate, theft of pipes, tampering of well heads and tapping of crude oil delivery pipelines, besides to strengthen the overall operational security.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
La Nina not likely to be strong, some below normal temperatures in winters: IMD
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Stating that there exists a possibility that the 'La Nina' effect will peak in the winter, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that there can be some "below normal temperatures" but that too depends upon a lot of other factors.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
T20 World Cup: Asif-Malik late blitz, Rauf's four-fer help Pakistan beat Kiwis
Sharjah, Oct 26 (IANS) Haris Rauf=s superb bowling followed by Asif Ali and Shoaib Maliks late blitz helped Pakistan beat New Zealand by five wickets in a Super 12 match of the ICC Men=s T20 World Cup 2021 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, here on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Fake call centre busted in Delhi's Rohini, 53 held
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Fifty three people, including 46 women and 7 men were apprehended after Delhi Police Cyber Cell busted a fake call centre in Rohini, Police said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Stalin yet to fulfil poll promise of monthly report: Kamal Haasan
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) South Indian superstar and MNM founder leader Kamal Haasan on Tuesday hit out at Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin and the DMK for not fulfilling its poll promise of presenting a monthly report on the status of the government schemes on the first day of every month.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
K'taka invites Australian varsities to open campuses in state
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) Karnataka's Higher Education, Skill Development, and IT/BT Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan on Tuesday sought the co-operation of Australia to provide master trainers to train skill development trainers.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Diplomacy,Education
Fire breaks out in Palam, 6 including 3 toddlers rescued
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Six people, including three toddlers, were safely rescued from an apartment in Palam village after a fire broke out there, Police said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bayern's Nagelsmann trapped in curious home-office coaching
BERLIN, Oct 26 (IANS) Online coaching isn't a trendsetting concept for football coaches, said Bayern's head coach Julian Nagelsmann.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Mamita Meher murder case: BJP, Congress hold protests
Bhubaneswar, Oct 26 (IANS) Intensifying their agitations over murder of lady teacher Mamita Meher, opposition parties in Odisha -- BJP and Congress on Tuesday held demonstrations at various places in the State.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Assam Rifle, NCB chiefs discuss drug smuggling
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Assam Rifle Director General Lt Gen P.C. Nair on Tuesday met his Narcotics Control Bureau counterpart S.N. Pradhan here, officials said.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Two top drug peddlers held in Assam, heroin seized
Guwahati, Oct 26 (IANS) Heroin valued at Rs 8 crore was seized in two separate incidents in Assam's Karbi Anglong and Nagaon districts and two drug peddlers, including a most wanted drug supplier of Manipur, arrested after exchange of fire with the police, officials said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2 arrested for robbing, murdering a man in Delhi's Patel Nagar
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Two youths were arrested for robbing and murdering a man in Delhi's Patel Nagar, police said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Betting companies can buy an IPL team, says Lalit Modi; CVC Capital under scanner; report
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Former Indian Premier League (IPL) chairman Lalit Modi on Tuesday made serious allegations against one of the owners of the two new IPL teams that joined the lucrative league on Monday, saying that "even betting companies can buy team".
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Central Bank of India's Q2FY22 YoY net profit up 55.28%
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) State-run Central Bank of India on Tuesday reported a rise of 55.28 per cent in its net profit for the second quarter of the current fiscal on a year-on-year basis.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Inter-state arms smuggling gang busted, two arrested
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Delhi Police on Tuesday said that they have busted an interstate gang of arms smugglers and arrested two accused involved in supply of illegal weapons to gangsters in Delhi NCR and neighbouring states. A cache of arms, including 15 semi-automatic pistols of .32 with 30 live cartridges, was recovered from their possession.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AIIMS joins hands with IIT Delhi to tackle air pollution
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has joined hands with IIT Delhi to address the research gaps in air pollution and to examine its solution and impact on health in India.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
Five states, 80% Indians most vulnerable to climate extremes: CEEW
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Assam, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Bihar are most vulnerable to extreme climate events such as floods, droughts, and cyclones in India, according to a first of its kind Climate Vulnerability Index released on Tuesday by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW).
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Real estate giant ropes in top stars to develop sports academies in Kolkata
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) A West Bengal real estate giant has announced that they have roped in world famous sports and fitness icons - midfielder maestro Ronaldinho, Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps, India cricket icon Yuvraj Singh and Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff to develop state of the art sports and fitness academies in Kolkata.
2021-10-26
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports
T20 World Cup: Pakistan beat New Zealand by five wickets
Sharjah, Oct 26 (IANS) Pakistan beat New Zealand by five wickets in a Super 12 match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, here on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Andhra CM releases Rs 2,190 cr to farmers as financial assistance
Amaravati, Oct 26 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy released the second tranche of YSR Rythu Bharosa, YSR Sunna Vaddi crop loans, and YSR Yantra Seva schemes into accounts of beneficiaries on Tuesday. A total of Rs 2,190 crore was credited to the accounts of beneficiaries under the three schemes.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
3-year-old reunited with her family in Delhi's Nizamuddin
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) A three-year-old girl was reunited with her family under 'Operation Milap', police said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Petrol would cost Rs 10 per litre in future: Goa BJP leader
Panaji, Oct 26 (IANS) With the central government aggressively pursuing green energy, petrol prices would drop down to Rs 10 in the country in future, Goa BJP general secretary Damu Naik said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Women's national boxing: Jaismine stuns Simranjit Kaur in semis
Hisar (Haryana), Oct 26 (IANS) Young Haryana boxer Jaismine pulled off a huge upset on the penultimate day of the 5th Elite Women's National Boxing Championship on Tuesday when she stunned Olympian Simranjit Kaur of Punjab in the 60kg semi-finals at St Joseph's International School here.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
Odisha to impose 7-month fishing ban to protect Olive Ridley turtles
Bhubaneswar, Oct 26 (IANS) The Odisha government has decided to impose a ban for fishing, within 20 km from specified coastal areas, from November 1, 2021 to May 31, 2022 for protecting the nests of the endangered Olive Ridley sea turtles, an official said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
E-autos: Boon for newcomers, problematic for old
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Shabnam, who has been chauffeuring her South Delhi employer for the past nine years, has finally got an opportunity to start something of her own. She credits Delhi government's decision to reserve 33 per cent i.e. 1,406 of the 4,261 electric autos for women.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Over a month long campaign launched for Bhopal Gas Tragedy survivors
Bhopal, Oct 26 (IANS) A group of social organisations seeking justice for the victims of Bhopal Gas Tragedy have launched a 37-day campaign across the city on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC reserves verdict on reservation in promotion to SCs/STs
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday reserved its judgment in connection with the issue of reservation in promotion to Scheduled Castes (SCs) and Scheduled Tribes (STs) in government jobs.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Venkatesh Prasad, Bhogle slam Waqar Younis for calling Rizwan's on-field namaz in front of Hindus special
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Former India cricketers Venkatesh Prasad, Aakash Chopra, and noted commentator Harsha Bhogle on Tuesday slammed former Pakistan cricketer Waqar Younis for his controversial statement that opener Mohammad Rizwan offering namaz "in front of Hindus was very special to him".
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Trinamool criticises Congress for inability to unify opposition
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) The rift between Trinamool Congress and Congress widened after the former's Rajya Sabha member and spokesperson Sukhendu Sekhar Roy on Tuesday said that his party will not wait for an indefinite period with the hope that Congress will bring all the opposition under a single umbrella.
2021-10-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
NIA files chargesheet in Delhi-Amroha ISIS Module case
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The National Investigative Agency (NIA) on Tuesday filed a chargesheet against an accused, in connection with a case related to the forming of an Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terror module in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh's Amroha.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Shipping congestion at Chinese ports disrupts China-Mongolia trade
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Massive congestion at major shipping ports in China has completely disrupted the supply chain and trade to Mongolia.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Pak's big lie propaganda to mark Oct 27 as Black Day
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) A typically desperate Pakistan government trying to obfuscate mounting domestic problems will resort to disinformation by pumping up the volume on promoting false propaganda to mark October 27 as the 'Black Day' to push its agenda on Kashmir.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Elaborate' transport protocol in place ahead of Kerala schools' reopening
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 26 (IANS) With just few more days for the schools in Kerala to open after a gap of 18 months, state Transport Minister Antony Raju on Tuesday said that an "elaborate students transport protocol" is in place.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Education,Health/Medicine
'Officers with broader vision to help achieve Atmanirbhar Bharat'
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances Dr Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said that officers with the capacity to take initiatives with a long term, broader vision and mobilise collective efforts will help achieve the vision of Prime Minister's Atmanirbhar Bharat.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Committees formed to implement Chinese projects in Afghanistan
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) During the two days of high-level talks in the Qatari capital city of Doha, the Chinese delegation and Taliban officials agreed to work on strengthening diplomatic relations and implementing Chinese projects in Afghanistan, Tolo News reported.
2021-10-26
Category: International, India,International
PVR Cinemas forays into commercial, residential cleaning services
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Film exhibition company PVR Cinemas forayed into customised cleaning and disinfecting solutions for commercial and residential segments under its new business vertical 'V-Pristine'.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
TN to hold next mega Covid vaccination camp on Oct 30
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu Health Department would conduct the next mega Covid vaccination camp on October 30 at 50,000 centres across the state, Health Minister Ma Subramanian said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Amit Shah ends J&K visit by sending strong message to adversaries
New Delhi/Srinagar, Oct 26 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah wound up his 3-day J&K visit by spending a night at a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) camp at Lethpora in South Kashmir's Pulwama district. He extended his J&K visit to be with soldiers. It was a strong message to adversaries that India's leadership and armed forces are on the same page.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Novartis kicks off sale or hiving off Sandoz
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Novartis has launched a strategic review of the Sandoz division, the company said Tuesday. All options are on the table, including retaining the business and separation, Fierce Pharma reported.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Huge disruption for Chinese projects in Sudan amid coup
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Chinese companies operating in Sudan are facing a sudden and unexpected suspension of work and production, and they've summoned their workers to their base offices in response to the escalating situation in the country Monday, Global Times reported.
2021-10-26
Category: International, India,International
Nikki Poonacha, Vanshita off to good start in tennis nationals
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Men's top seed Nikki Poonacha and unseeded woman player Vanshita Pathania warmed up for tougher battles ahead by scoring contrasting victories in the first round of the Fenesta Open national tennis championships here on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
India, ADB sign agreement on loan to support urban mobility in Mizoram
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) India and the Asian Development Bank on Tuesday signed a $4.5 million project readiness financing (PRF) loan to support project preparation and design activities to improve urban mobility in Mizoram's capital Aizawl.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Faith has developed that corrupt will not go scot-free: Modi
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that trust has developed among people that corrupt will not go scot-free due to transparent system in the country.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
KTR comes under flak over violation of rules by TRS
Hyderabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Telangana Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister K. T. Rama Rao has come under sharp criticism on social media after municipal authorities took no action against ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) for installing huge banners, cutout, banners and flexes in Hyderabad for the party plenary in violation of rules.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Bihar bypolls: Lalu, Nitish trade barbs
Patna, Oct 26 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday shot back at RJD chief Lalu Prasad for his remark that it is the end game for the former in state politics.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Badal seeks Modi's intervention on deporting Sikh NRI
Chandigarh, Oct 26 (IANS) Reacting strongly to the IGI airport authorities sending Darshan Singh Dhaliwal back to the US after denying him entry to India, five-time Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Tuesday asked Prime Minister Narendra Modi to "intervene personally and effectively" to get the order vacated.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Odisha to set up 34 'child-friendly' police stations
Bhubaneswar, Oct 26 (IANS) The Odisha government has decided to set up 34 "child-friendly" police stations across the state, the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said in a statement on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Sitharaman participates in annual meeting of AIIB Governors
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) India's Finance and Corporate Affairs Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday participated in the 6th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), via video conference.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Income Tax Department conducts searches in Punjab
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Income Tax Department carried out search and seizure operations in the cases of two groups based in Punjab.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala schoolboy in police custody for molesting college student
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 26 (IANS) A school boy was taken in custody for allegedly molesting a college girl in Kerala's Malappuram, police said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shah to address 3-day conference on Modi's 20 yrs as head of govt
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address inaugural session of three-day national conference on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's two decades as head of government here.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Rauf's four-fer helps Pakistan restrict New Zealand to 134/8
Sharjah, Oct 26 (IANS) A sensational bowling performance by Haris Rauf (4/22) helped Pakistan restrict New Zealand to 134/8 in a Super 12 match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, here on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Goa BJP demands Malik's resignation for making graft charge against govt
Panaji, Oct 26 (IANS) The Goa BJP on Tuesday said that former state Governor Satya Pal Malik had exceeded the boundaries of decorum and urged him to first resign from the constitutional post, before passing adverse remarks about a democratically elected government.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Afghan women protest against restrictions imposed by Taliban
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) A number of women took to the streets of Kabul on Tuesday to protest against the closed schools for girls and accused the international community of being silent about what is going on in Afghanistan, Khaama Press reported.
2021-10-26
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
From La Liga to Six Nations, Ahmedabad IPL franchise owner has seen sports portfolio spiral
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) With the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) reported to be studying the betting company links of the successful bidders for the new Ahmedabad IPL franchise, for the global private equity firm CVC Capital Partners, it is like recent history repeating itself.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Sports
525 KW solar power plant set up in Golden Temple
Amritsar, Oct 26 (IANS) With the financial assistance of the US-based United Sikh Mission, a 525 KW capacity solar power plant was commissioned in the holiest of Sikh shrines, Harmandir Sahib, popularly known as Golden Temple, in Amritsar on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Diaspora,Environment/Wildlife,Religion
CBI arrests 2 customs officials in Hyd over bribery charges
Hyderabad, Oct 26 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested two customs officials here in a bribery case.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NSCN committed to tangible solution, Naga leaders clarify
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Days after the Isak-Muivah faction of the National Social Council of Nagalim (NSCN-IM) issued two statements stating that they were adamant on their demand for separate Constitution and flag, the rebel outfit has issued a clarification now, saying that their earlier statements were misquoted by the media.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi logs 41 Covid cases, infection rate rises to 0.08%
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Delhi reported 41 new cases of Covid on Tuesday, taking its tally at 14,39,671, but no fresh fatalities - for the fourth day now, according to the latest bulletin issued by the state Health Department.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka HC declines to hear plea against compulsory Covid jabs
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday dismissed the petition questioning the government's decision of making Covid-19 vaccination compulsory for the employees of industries and commercial establishments.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Rs 8 lakh income limit rational': Centre defends EWS criterion
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Centre has told the Supreme Court that its decision to fix Rs 8 lakh income limit for OBCs and the economically weaker section (EWS) is not arbitrary in the NEET All India Quota, and it was finalised after considering diverse economic factors in different states.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kushagra Rawat, Srihari Nataraj set records in national swimming c'ship
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) Delhi's Kushagra Rawat came up with a sensational swim in the 400m freestyle for men as he eclipsed Olympian Sajan Prakashs record on the opening day of the 74th Senior National Aquatic Championships 2021 on Tuesday that also saw two more national records were rewritten at the iconic Basavangudi Aquatic Centre here. Olympian Srihari Nataraj in 100m backstroke and the Karnataka men's quartet in 4x200m freestyle set the other two national records on the first day of action here.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
GTA elections will be held soon, says Mamata
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) Looking for a permanent solution to the issue of the hill areas, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said that the state government will take steps to conduct elections in the Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA).
2021-10-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Junior doctors at Hyderabad's Osmania Hospital wear helmets
Hyderabad, Oct 26 (IANS) A section of junior doctors at government-run Osmania General Hospital in Hyderabad on Tuesday attended their duties wearing helmets as a mark of protest after a doctor was injured when a ceiling fan fell on her.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Former West Bengal CS moves High Court against CAT decision
Kolkata Oct 26 (IANS) The battle between the Centre and former West Bengal Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay took another turn after he moved the Calcutta High Court challenging the decision of the Central Administrative Tribunal's (CAT) principal bench to transfer to itself the application he filed before the Calcutta bench on the Centre's plea.
2021-10-26
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Canada's first Hindu minister Anita Anand gets defence portfolio
Toronto, Oct 26 (IANS) Canada's first Hindu Cabinet minister Anita Anand made history on Tuesday by becoming the country's second-ever woman defence minister by replacing fellow Indo-Canadian Harjit Sajjan as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unveiled his new Cabinet.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Canada,Politics
'No politics..': Zakia Jafri to SC against SIT clean chit to Gujarat CM
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Zakia Jafri, widow of late former Gujarat Congress MLA Ehsan Jafri, on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that she is not concerned about high dignitaries and there is no politics, but rather the issue is about law and order, and the right of the individuals.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Axis Bank's Q2FY22 YoY net profit rises 86%
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Axis Bank on Tuesday reported a rise of 86 per cent in its net profit for the second quarter (Q2) of 2021-22 on a year-on-year basis.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Serving Navy officer, 2 retired held for leaking classified info
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Five people, including a serving Indian Navy officer and two retired naval officers, were arrested last month from various places across the country for getting classified information related to the kilo class submarine leaked, a source said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Women's hockey nationals: Punjab to meet Odisha in quarters
Jhansi, Oct 26 (IANS) Sarabdeep Kaur and Kirandeep Kaur scored a brace each as Hockey Punjab blanked Hockey Arunachal 6-0 to reach the quarter-finals of the 11th Hockey India Senior Women's National Championship 2021 here on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Hockey
After standoff with Pak Army, Imran Khan notifies appointment of Nadeem Anjum as new ISI Chief (Ld)
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Pakistan Prime Minister's Office on Tuesday notified the appointment of Lt Gen Nadeem Anjum as the new chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). He will replace the incumbent Lt Gen Faiz Hameed from next month, Dawn reported.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India, UK holding first tri-service drill in Arabian Sea
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) India and the UK's armed forces are carrying out their maiden tri-Service exercise 'Konkan Shakti 2021' in the Arabian Sea, off the Konkan coast, and elsewhere defence officials said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Security forces recover arms, ammunition during Poonch anti-terror operation
Jammu, Oct 26 (IANS) Security forces on Tuesday recovered arms and ammunition from the encounter site in J&K's Poonch district as the anti-terror operation in the area continued for the 16th consecutive day, officials said.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Cruiser raid: Mumbai court grants first bail to 2 accused from Odisha
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) A special NDPS court in Mumbai on Tuesday granted bail to two accused - both passengers from Odisha on the Mumbai-Goa cruise ship - which was raided by the Narcotics Control Bureau on October 2.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
CCPA sends over 200 notices to entities on e-commerce platforms for violence of rules
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) In a run-up to the festive season, the Central Consumer Protection Authority (CCPA) took stringent action to safeguard consumer interests issuing 202 notices to entities with regard to country of origin violations in the period between October 16-22.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
T20 World Cup: Markram, Rassie star as South Africa thrash West Indies
Dubai, Oct 26 (IANS) Fine innings by Aiden Markram and Rassie Van der Dussen helped South Africa thrash West Indies by eight wickets in their second Super 12 match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 at Dubai International Stadium on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Pan India helpline for cyber crime, frauds launched
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Centre has launched a helpline number - 155260 - for reporting cyber fraud or the consumer can directly lodge a complaint on Cyber Crime Portal regarding the same.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Routine admin communications shouldn't be politicised: TN Chief Secy
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary V. Irai Anbu on Tuesday said it is normal for state government departments to gather information about various schemes to apprise a new Governor, and it "is not right to politicise" such administrative communication.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Junior national hockey: Raja Karan, MP Academy to meet in final
Bhopal, Oct 26 (IANS) Raja Karan Hockey Academy will take on Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy in the final of the 1st Hockey India Junior Men Academy National Championship 2021 after they won their respective semi-final matches with ease here on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Hockey
Court to pronounce order on Punjab drug racket on Nov 18
Chandigarh, Oct 26 (IANS) After over three years "delay" in the Punjab multi-crore drug case, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday announced it will pass an order on November 18.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pyarelal of legendary duo Laxmi-Pyare to make comeback with US musical concert
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Iconic music director duo of Laxmikant-Pyarelal has enthralled music lovers for decades, be it films or their live performances. While Laxmikant passed away way back in 1998, Pyarelal Ramprasad Sharma still continues to create magic with his music.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
T20 WC: De Kock pulls out of S Africa's match due to 'personal reasons', CSA takes note
Johannesburg, Oct 26 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Tuesday said that it has taken note of Quinton De Kock's withdrawal from the team's game against the West Indies in the ongoing T20 World Cup due to "personal reasons", adding that the board will await a report from the management before deciding on the next move.
2021-10-26
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket,Politics
Fourth Chinese real estate company defaults on offshore bonds
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Modern Land China has become the latest developer from Asia's largest economy to miss a dollar bond payment, underscoring the stress spreading across the sector, Nikkei reported.
2021-10-26
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Pakistan, China seek economic assistance for Afghanistan
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Pakistan and China have called on the international community to provide immediate humanitarian and economic assistance to the people of Afghanistan to alleviate their suffering, prevent instability and flight of people, as well as continued engagement for the rebuilding of the country, Geo News reported.
2021-10-26
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Kerala sees 7,163 new Covid cases
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 26 (IANS) Kerala on Tuesday logged 7,163 new Covid cases after 79,122 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, while the test positivity rate was 9.06 per cent, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Heathrow warns travel may not come back to pre-Covid level till 2026
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Heathrow airport has warned that air travel may not recover to pre-Covid levels until 2026 despite improving passenger numbers in the past three months, as it reported that losses since the start of the pandemic have reached £3.4bn, The Guardian reported.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
NCB targeting Bollywood, Thackeray to write to Modi, says Malik
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Concerned over the manner in which Bollywood is being "targeted" by the Narcotics Control Bureau for the past over one year, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray will write to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue, Maharashtra Minister Nawab Malik said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Hrithik Roshan wraps up first action sequence of 'Vikram Vedha'
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) It's been over two years since Hrithik Roshan appeared on celluloid. Fans have been waiting to witness his next performance on the silver screen and it seems like their wishes will be soon granted.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
After standoff with Pak Army, Imran Khan notifies appointment of Naveed Anjum as new ISI Chief
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Pakistan Prime Minister's Office on Tuesday notified the appointment of Lt Gen Nadeem Anjum as the new chief of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). He will replace the incumbent Lt Gen Faiz Hameed from next month, Dawn reported.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Breather for ZEE, as Bombay HC grants injunction against Invesco's call for EGM
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) The Bombay High Court on Tuesday gave a breather to ZEE Entertainment on its boardroom brawl with the company's largest shareholder by granting an injunction against Invesco's call for an extraordinary general meeting (EGM).
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
MMA star Bhullar sizes up next opponent Malykhin
Singapore, Oct 26 (IANS) Reigning ONE Heavyweight World champion Arjan Bhullar watched closely as undefeated Russian banger Anatoly Malykhin took care of business at the recently-concluded ONE: Revolution, knocking out Iranian star Amir Aliakbari in the first round.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Other Sports
5-member team to examine Wankhede in Mumbai on Wednesday
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Mumbai zonal director Sameer Wankhede, who led the cruise ship drug bust involving Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan and later came under the shadow of extortion allegations, will be examined by a five-member team of NCB vigilance department on Wednesday, sources said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Security ink from non-toxic materials developed by Indian scientists
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Indian scientists have developed a highly stable and non-toxic security ink from luminescent (spontaneously light-emitting) nano-materials to combat the counterfeiting of branded goods, bank-notes, medicine, certificates, and currency, an official statement said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech
T20 World Cup: Pakistan win toss, opt to field against New Zealand
Sharjah, Oct 26 (IANS) Pakistan captain Babar Azam won the toss and opted to field against New Zealand in a Super 12 match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, here on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Hyderabad is always a unique, refreshing experience: Arhaan Khan
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Actor Arhaan Khan, who was seen in 'Bigg Boss 13', revealed that he loves visiting Hyderabad whenever he finds free time.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
T20 World Cup: Setback for New Zealand as Ferguson out with injury
Sharjah, Oct 26 (IANS) New Zealand suffered a setback at the T20 World Cup ahead of their opening match against Pakistan when pacer Lockie Ferguson was ruled out of the tournament with a calf tear.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Nitish faces 'youth protest' in poll rally
Patna, Oct 26 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday faced a tough situation while campaigning in Munger district for the October 30 bypoll.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Manuranjan follows in dad Ravichandran's 'Premaloka' footsteps with 'Mugil Pete'
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) The iconic romantic scenes of the classic modern love story 'Premaloka' that created a new trend in Kannada cinema in 1987 starring Ravichandran and Juhi Chawla, are now being recreated in 'Mugil Pete'.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
'Radhe Shyam' second teaser on the way: Get ready for glimpse of 'Prerana'
Hyderabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Prabhas and Pooja Hegde-starrer 'Radhe Shyam' is one of the most-anticipated upcoming movies. With all the hype around it, Prabhas's introduction teaser which highlighted his role as 'Vikramaditya' in the movie was well-received by the audience.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Global cues, Q2 results push indices higher; realty sector rally (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Positive global cues along with healthy results from the financial sector pushed India's equity markets higher on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Facebook redirected for 'serving young adults': Mark Zuckerberg
San Francisco, Oct 26 (IANS) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday said he's redirecting teams within the company to "make serving young adults their north star", media reports said.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Neelamani Durga Devi Mandir was damaged at Andhra govt's behest: BJP
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The BJP has claimed that Neelamani Durga Devi Mandir in Pathapatnam was damaged at the behest of the Andhra Pradesh government. The saffron party also demanded that the YSRCP government must book the culprits for hurting Hindu sentiments.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shiva Thapa wins opening bout at Men's World Boxing
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Seasoned boxer Shiva Thapa started his campaign at the 2021 AIBA World Boxing Championships with an easy win in Belgrade, Serbia on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Rahul's place beside Sonia, a message to dissenters?
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) In a clear message to party workers, Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday said that discipline is paramount, giving a subtle message to the dissenters. Sonia Gandhi in the meeting of Congress General Secretaries, State In Charges and State Presidents chalked out party's future plans ahead of assembly polls in five states.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ranveer Singh posts quirky picture and the Internet has a field day!
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Ranveer Singh is the ultimate quirk king. His fashion choices that are best defined as outrageous have time and again amused the audience and have made him the apple of several designers' eyes. This time around too, the 'Bajirao Mastani' actor donned a blue Gucci tracksuit and naturally, the Internet exploded!
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
ZyCoV-D vaccine pricing close to being finalised: Mandaviya
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Ongoing discussions on pricing of children's vaccine ZyCoV-D are in their last stage, and it will be rolled out soon, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Tuesda.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Pranav Misshra grateful to enjoy privileges while struggling
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Actor Pranav Misshra, who is currently seen as 'Akshay Mehra', a parallel lead role in 'Bade Achhe Lagte Hain 2' which stars Disha Parmar and Nakuul Mehta, reveals he is grateful to experience a privileged struggle while stepping into showbiz in real life compared to his reel character.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Soon prepare your artwork as NFT on Adobe Photoshop
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Software major Adobe is set to soon launch Photoshop with an option to prepare your artwork as an non-fungible token (NFT) which the creators can link it to their crypto wallet and help tackle NFT art theft.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Smart hospitals to be worth $59 bn globally by 2026: Report
London, Oct 26 (IANS) The market value of smart hospitals will reach $59 billion by 2026, up from $29 billion in 2021, according to a report on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Health/Medicine
Rajkummar Rao reveals how he felt watching Big B 'die' in 'Agneepath'
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Bollywood actor Rajkummar Rao shared his feelings after watching the film 'Agneepath', especially when Amitabh Bachchan's character 'Vijay' died in the movie. He will be seen as a special guest along with Kriti Sanon in the 'Shaandaar Shukravaar' episode of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 13'.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Global climate pledges far short of Paris Agreement: UN report
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) on Tuesday warned that new and updated climate commitments fall far short of what is needed to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement, leaving the world on track for a global temperature rise of at least 2.7 degrees Celsius this century.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
Cisco boosts its enterprise meet platform Webex to address hybrid work
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) Networking giant Cisco on Tuesday announced significant new innovations across its meeting and collaboration platform Webex, the industry's first and most comprehensive end-to-end hybrid work solution.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
'Saami Saami' fails to match hype around Allu Arjun's 'Pushpa'
Hyderabad, Oct 26 (IANS) With Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna in the lead roles, the upcoming pan-India movie 'Pushpa' generated good hype all around. With its release date slated during the Christmas season, the Sukumar directorial is expected to be a very big hit.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
NASA finds first signs of planet outside Milky Way galaxy
Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory has for the first time spotted signs of a planet transiting a star outside of the Milky Way galaxy, opening up a new avenue to search for exoplanets at greater distances than ever before.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Aryan Khan bail plea: Bombay HC to continue hearing on Wednesday (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) The Bombay High Court on Tuesday adjourned, till Wednesday, the hearing of the bail application of superstar Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan, who has been arrested along with 19 others in the cruise party case by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB).
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Central scheme to fill gaps in public health infra: Mandaviya
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday said the objectives of Pradhan Mantri Ayushman Bharat Health Infrastructure Mission is to fill the gaps in the public health infrastructure, especially in critical care facilities and primary care in both urban and rural areas.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Rajasthan bans places of worship inside police stations
Jaipur, Oct 26 (IANS) No places of worship can be built inside police stations and offices in Rajasthan, an official order said here on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Religion
Former Punjab CM Amarinder may launch own party on Wednesday
Chandigarh, Oct 26 (IANS) Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh may announce the launch of his own political party -- the Punjab Lok Congress -- on Wednesday ahead of the Assembly elections slated for early next year.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
K'taka govt orders 'Gopuja' on Diwali festival at all temples
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) The Karnataka government has ordered to perform 'Gopuja' (worship of cow) at all temples that come under Muzrai department in Karnataka on the occasion of Deepavali (Dewali) festival on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Religion
T20 World Cup: England aim to continue winning momentum against Bangladesh (preview)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Eoin Morgan-led England will aim to continue their winning momentum when they face Mahmudullah's Bangladesh in a Group 1 Super 12 match of the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium, here on Wednesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Xiaomi to bring 108MP camera to Redmi Note 11 series: Report
Beijing, Oct 26 (IANS) Global smartphone brand Xiaomi is reportedly bringing the Redmi Note 11 series in China on October 28 that might feature a 108MP camera.
2021-10-26
Category: International, China,Technology
Aryan bail plea: Bombay HC to continue hearing on Wednesday
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) The Bombay High Court on Tuesay adjourned till Wednesday the ongoing hearing in the bail application of superstar Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan Khan, who has been arrested in the cruise party case by the Narcotics Control Bureau.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Body of boy dragged into river by Crocodile found in K'taka
Uttara Kannada (Karnataka), Oct 26 (IANS) The body of the 15-year boy who was dragged inside Karnataka's Kali river by a crocodile has been found on Tuesday by the authorities.
2021-10-26
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife
No spectators to be allowed at junior hockey world cup at Bhubaneswar
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Spectators will not be allowed at the Men's Hockey Junior World Cup scheduled to begin at Bhubaneswar on November 24 and the event will be a telecast-only affair, it was announced on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
China's PLA deploys new type of all-terrain vehicle on border with India
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Xinjiang Military Command has received a new type of all-terrain vehicle, which is expected to ensure logistics support to plateau border defence troops as winter draws close and as China-India border tensions again risk rising after the latest military talks failed to reach an agreement due to "unrealistic Indian demands", Global Times reported.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Over 1.72 cr cyber safety threats blocked in India: Report
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) More than 17,214,900 cyber safety threats were successfully blocked in India alone over the past quarter, averaging 187,118 blocks per day, said a new report on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
BJP-JJP govt in Haryana corrupt, inefficient: Hooda
Chandigarh, Oct 26 (IANS) Former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Tuesday described the BJP-JJP government in the state as the "most corrupt and inefficient" in the history of the state as it has pushed back the state on developmental parameters.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
WHO may approve Bharat Biotech's Covaxin 'within 24 hours'
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The World Health Organisation is likely to grant emergency use approval to Bharat Biotech's Covaxin "within 24 hours", according to media reports on Tuesday.A
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Danish Aslam: Dysfunctional family is the new normal in our urban life
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Danish Aslam, the director of the recently released web series 'Reunion - Chal Chalein Apne Ghar' featuring Lilette Dubey, K.K. Raina, Karishma Irani, Devika Watsa, says that the definition of an ideal family has changed, especially in modern urban life where parents are mostly left alone and emotionally distant from their children when they are busy travelling and conquering the world outside.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Understanding the need of nail hygiene after Covid
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANSlife) Although the world is recovering from coronavirus pandemic, we must not lower our guards and stay alert when it comes to hand hygiene to curb the spread of the deadly virus. But are we paying sufficient attention to our nail hygiene? Our nails are the index of well-being for our entire body. The manifestations of several critical diseases were first detected within the dirty nails.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Wall trends for the fall
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANSlife) As fall nesting is upon us, striking designs with handpicked colours in a variety of trending wallpaper designs are perfect to spruce up placid walls.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
What to feed your baby in year one?
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANSlife) Parents, do you have any doubts regarding what to feed your newborn during the first year? Are you becoming anxious because of this? What should be the eating schedule for your baby?
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
EC notice to Assam CM on poll code breach, Cong seeks bar on campaigning
Guwahati, Oct 26 (IANS) The Election Commission has issued notice to Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma over his alleged violation of code of conduct during campaigning for the October 30 Assembly by-elections, following a complaint from the Congress.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Ram Charan, Shankar's next movie keenly anticipated
Hyderabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Tollywood's handsome hunk Ram Charan, who is currently one of the busiest heroes, comes together with director Shankar Shanmugham for his next movie. Ever since the movie was announced, the anticipation has doubled and with whopping budget plans, the makers are set to surprise the audience.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
T20 World Cup: Cricket South Africa directs players to collectively 'take the knee'
Johannesburg, Oct 26 (IANS) The Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Tuesday said that it has issued a directive to the national men's team to adopt a consistent and united stance against racism by 'taking the knee' prior to the start of their remaining matches of the ongoing T20 World Cup.
2021-10-26
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
'Bigg Boss 15': Ieshaan, Rajiv fight; Karan, Tejasswi grow close
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) 'Bigg Boss 15' contestant Rajiv Adatia is making headlines on the way he is targeting Ieshaan for his bond with Meisha. Since he entered the show there was news going around on his relationship with Ieshaan and now it turns out that they both knew each other long before the show.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Pappu Yadav shares stage with Kanhaiya in Darbhanga
Patna, Oct 26 (IANS) Jan Adhikar Party President Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav on Tuesday shared the stage with Congress leaders Kanhaiya Kumar, Shakeel Ahmad Khan, Ranjeet Ranjan and others as he campaigned for the party candidate in Kusheshwar Asthan constituency in Darbhanga.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Pehchaan 'Con': Siddhant Chaturvedi's different characters in 'Bunty Aur Babli 2'
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) After delivering a standout performance as MC Sher in 'Gully Boy', Siddhant Chaturvedi will be playing the quintessential Hindi film hero in his next, 'Bunty Aur Babli 2' where he shares the screen with Saif Ali Khan, Rani Mukerji and debutante Sharvari.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
WhatsApp may soon ask users to verify identity to make payments
San Francisco, Oct 26 (IANS) Facebook-owned WhatsApp may soon ask users to verify their identity to make payments on the platform.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Scheme to control dispersed air pollution to come in 3 MCDs
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) A project to control air pollution from non-point dispersed sources will be implemented in areas of all three Delhi MCD areas with special focus on the winter season, an Environment, Forest and Climate Change Ministry statement said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Samantha invokes Shilpa Shetty's example in court case
Hyderabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Samantha Ruth Prabhu, who had filed a defamation case against a couple of YouTube channels and an individual, is in no mood to rest until she gets things right.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Cheating case registered against Palaniswami's aide
Chennai, Oct 26 (IANS) A cheating case has been registered against the personal assistant of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami, police said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rajasthan ends requirement of father's name in caste certificate
Jaipur, Oct 26 (IANS) In a big relief to hundreds of children of woman single parents facing problems in getting caste certificates, the Rajasthan government has now decided to issue it in the mother's name, ending the requirement of adding the father's name in it.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Anushka Sharma trolled after Team India's defeat to Pak in T20 World Cup
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) The high-voltage match between India and Pakistan in the ongoing T20 World Cup saw an end to India's winning streak against its neighbour in the World Cups. Fans were left heartbroken at India's defeat and although many of them agreed that it wasn't the best of days for the Indian cricket team, others retorted to trolling cricketers and their spouses.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Puducherry to give free 10 kg rice, 2 kg sugar under PDS for Diwali
Puducherry, Oct 26 (IANS) Puducherry Chief Minister N. Rangasamy on Tuesday said thathis government would provide 10 kg rice and 2 kg sugar to every family covered under the Public Distribution System (PDS) for Diwali.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Politics
First look of Kajal Aggarwal's 'Uma' out
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) The poster of the upcoming film 'Uma' starring Kajal Aggarwal released on Tuesday, gives a glimpse of the characters from the film.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Two-Face: Gia Manek on playing a double role in 'Tera Mera Saath Rahe'
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Actress Gia Manek who is seen as 'Gopika' in 'Tera Mera Saath Rahe' talks about playing a completely contrasting role of 'Radhika' in the show. 'Gopika' is soft spoken and innocent on the other side 'Radhika' is fearless and bold. This is her double role in the daily soap and she is excited on portraying distinct characters on-screen.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Andhra woman found dead in Hyderabad hotel, murder suspected
Hyderabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Police in Hyderabad were probing the death of a 24-year-old woman in a hotel as a case of suspected murder, after the man who had checked-in with her was on Tuesday found admitted in a hospital in Andhra Pradesh's Ongole town.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Samsung to finalise US fab investment
Seoul, Oct 26 (IANS) Samsung Electronics will quickly decide on a foundry investment in the US, a senior executive said Tuesday, as the South Korean tech giant seeks to become the world's number one player in the logic chip and foundry sectors.
2021-10-26
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy,Technology
Transport startup Chalo acquires bus aggregator platform Shuttl
Bengaluru, Oct 26 (IANS) Bus transport technology startup Chalo on Tuesday said it has acquired bus aggregator platform Shuttl in an all-cash deal.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Ahead of internal polls Cong to start membership drive from Nov 1
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Congress will start membership drive from November 1, ahead of internal polls in the party. This was decided in a special meeting of General Secretaries, In-Charges and PCC Presidents chaired by Sonia Gandhi in Delhi on Tuesday. Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi was also present and participated in the deliberations.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Apple Watch Series 8 may come with blood glucose monitoring feature
San Francisco, Oct 26 (IANS) Apple's suppliers are reportedly developing components for next-generation sensors in the Apple Watch Series 8 that will allow users to measure their blood glucose level.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Health/Medicine
OPPO planning to launch foldable smartphone in Nov: Report
Beijing, Oct 26 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker OPPO is reportedly planning to launch its first foldable smartphone phone in November.
2021-10-26
Category: International, China,Technology
Covid exposed unequal, unaccountable, divided world: WHO panel
Berlin, Oct 26 (IANS) Covid-19 "has exposed a broken world that is inequitable, unaccountable, and divided", resulting in its failure to put an end to the pandemic that has so far killed 4.95 million globally, according to a report by a World Health Organisation (WHO) panel on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Germany,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Bring white paper on Covid-19 expenses, sack Goa CM: Trinamool
Panaji, Oct 26 (IANS) The Trinamool Congress on Tuesday demanded the dismissal of Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and his cabinet in wake of serious allegations of corruption levelled by former Governor Satya Pal Malik.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
'Need to accelerate digital technology, AI to advance TB response'
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) There is a need to accelerate development of new diagnostics, vaccines and drugs, use digital technology, Artificial Intelligence, and other innovations to advance TB response, Minister of State for Health Dr Bharti Pawar said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Subhadra Sen Gupta's posthumous book unveils vast sweep of civilisations
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Subhadra Sen Gupta, who passed away on May 3 due to Covid-19, leaves behind "The Story of the First Civilizations", a fun and informative book for children about the ancient civilizations from around the world -- Mesopotamia, Egypt, Indus Valley, China, Greece, Rome, the Americas and Africa -- that has just been published by Talking Club/Speaking Tiger.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
After BJP, AAP announces fogging campaign in Delhi to fight dengue
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Criticising the BJP-led Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) for not performing its duties properly, the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Tuesday announced a fogging campaign from October 27 in the national capital.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
People shouldn't dispute over languages: Assam CM
Guwahati, Oct 26 (IANS) Amid the ongoing language controversy in Assam, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Tuesday that a language unites masses and there should not be a dispute over it.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Mandaviya to meet Health Ministers of States on Wednesday
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has called a meeting of Health Ministers of states on Wednesday to discuss the progress of vaccination. A top source with the Union Ministry of Health said the meeting has been called to scale up vaccine administration across the country.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
T20 World Cup: Taliban officials hail Afghan cricket team's win
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Taliban officials took to social media to congratulate the Afghanistan cricket team for winning a match in the ICC Twenty20 World Cup.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Aa raha hoon main', says SP hoarding with countdown clock
Lucknow, Oct 26 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party headquarters in Lucknow are grabbing a great deal of attention with a hoarding that screams "Aa Raha Hoon Main".
2021-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Virat an absolutely amazing talent, says Gavaskar
Dubai, Oct 26 (IANS) Indian cricketing legend Sunil Gavaskar has called Virat Kohli an "absolutely amazing talent" for the innings he played against Pakistan in the 10-wicket loss to the arch-rivals in the ICC T20 World Cup 'Super 12' game on October 24.
2021-10-26
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Mayor files complaint against senior Cong leader in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 26 (IANS) Mayor of the Trivandrum Corporation Arya Rajendran on Tuesday filed a police complaint against veteran Congress leader and Lok Sabha member K. Muraleedharan over his "unsavoury' remark which she said was an insult to womanhood.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Gurugram: 5 new dengue patients found, cases surge to 217
Gurugram, Oct 26 (IANS) The Gurugram Health department has confirmed five new dengue patients in the district which includes two men and three women, including a six-year-old child, taking the total number of dengue patients to 217.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Aus state to ease border curbs to fully vaccinated visitors
Adelaide, Oct 26 (IANS) The state of South Australia (SA) on Tuesday announced that its border will reopen to fully vaccinated domestic travellers from November 23, when 80 per cent of the people aged 16 and over are expected have received two doses of a Covid-19 jab.
2021-10-26
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Pegasus row: SC to pronounce judgment on probe pleas on Wednesday
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court will pronounce judgment on Wednesday on a batch of petitions seeking court-monitored probe into the alleged Pegasus snooping matter.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Technology
Govt, Oppn spar over 'missing' baby in Kerala Assembly
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 26 (IANS) The Kerala Assembly on Tuesday witnessed angry exchanges between the Treasury and Opposition benches over the "missing" baby case involving a local CPI-M leader and his wife.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Govt proposes Open Network for Digital Commerce as pvt sector led non-profit firm
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Central government proposes to operationalise the Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC) as a private sector-led, non-profit company to bring focus on ethical and responsible behaviour while providing for trust, rigorous norms of governance, accountability, and transparency.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Maldives records over 100,000 tourist arrivals in Oct
Male, Oct 26 (IANS) Over 100,000 tourists have visited the Maldives in the month of October, the state-owned PSM News citing data from the Ministry of Tourism said on Tuesday.
2021-10-26
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Japan govt panel asked to compile urgent economic proposals
Tokyo, Oct 26 (IANS) Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said Tuesday he has asked a government economic policy panel to prepare "urgent proposals" by early November to enrich his vision of "new capitalism".
2021-10-26
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Apple likely to face US Justice Department antitrust lawsuit
San Francisco, Oct 26 (IANS) Tech giant Apple is likely to face a Justice Department antitrust lawsuit soon, with a new report indicating that the latter's two-year-old investigation of the company has recently accelerated.
2021-10-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kejriwal announces free Ayodhya travel for Delhi's senior citizens
Ayodhya, Oct 26 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday said the Delhi government would arrange free-of-cost travel for senior citizens from Delhi to Ayodhya.
2021-10-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics