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FIFA World Cup: Argentinian keeper Caballero hit hard by his error
Buenos Aires, June 23 (IANS) Argentinia's goalkeeper Wilfredo Caballero has admitted to going through very tough times following his costly mistake in the game against Croatia during the ongoing FIFA World Cup.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Schizophrenia behind nearly 12% of suicide cases: Study
Toronto, June 23 (IANS) Nearly 12 per cent of all suicide cases involves a diagnosis of schizophrenia, which affects one's ability to think clearly, finds a study.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Canada,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
FIFA World Cup: Serbia question non-use of VAR
Kaliningrad, June 23 (IANS) Serbian football association vice president Savo Milosevic has questioned why the video assistant referee (VAR) was not used for a penalty appeal during his team's 1-2 World Cup loss to Switzerland here.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
FIFA World Cup: Costa Rica disappointed after Brazil defeat
San Jose, June 23 (IANS) Costa Rican fans and media were bitter after their team was eliminated from the 2018 Russia World Cup, after losing 0-2 to Brazil.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Argentina,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
BJP chief Amit Shah in Jammu
Jammu, June 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah arrived here in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday to chair a core group meeting of the party.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Kerala's 4th international airport at Kannur to open in September
New Delhi/Kannur, June 23 (IANS) Union Minister for Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu on Saturday, following a meeting with Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, announced the opening of the Kannur International Airport Ltd (KIAL) in September.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Microsoft News for Android, iOS, Windows 10 is here
San Francisco, June 23 (IANS) Joining the likes of Google and Apple, Microsoft has launched Microsoft News -- a news engine that curates articles from across the web and delivers them to the users' Microsoft feed, the media reported.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Calling Rahul jehadi-Maoist sympathiser is absurd: Chidambaram
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Union Minister Arun Jaitley's allegation that "jehadists and Maoists" have earned the sympathy of Congress chief Rahul Gandhi is "laughable and absurd" former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram said on Saturday, adding that the party is "stoutly opposed" to the two groups.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Your Time On Facebook' may soon be monitored
San Francisco, June 23 (IANS) Facebook has reportedly introduced a new feature, tentatively titled "Your Time On Facebook", that would provide information about how much time users spent on the platform each day in a week, along with the average time spent on the site per day.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
The Importance Of Being Salman Khan (Column: Bollywood Spotlight)
There are basically two kind of actors. Those who get deeply affected by reviews. And those who pretend not to be affected by them.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Villains now treated with dignity in Hindi films: Gulshan Grover
Bangkok, June 23 (IANS) Actor Gulshan Grover, who is fondly known as the "bad man" in Bollywood, says with mainstream heroes taking up negative characters, roles of villains in Bollywood is now treated with dignity.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Birds of vibrant feathers: A photographer's abiding romance with the avian world
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Till about seven years ago, birds for photographer Prerna Jain came in various shades of black and grey -- and generally created a lot of noise and a mess. It all changed when she started viewing the avian world through her camera lens and discovered a vast spectrum of colours.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Art/Culture/Books,Environment/Wildlife,IANS Life
How Chris Pratt went from homeless stripper to king of box office
Los Angeles, June 23 (IANS) Actor Chris Pratt has come a long way from his days stripping and living in a van to become one of Hollywoods most lovable, and bankable, action stars.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Always steel-to-steel match against Croatia: Iceland coach
Kaliningrad (Russia), June 23 (IANS) Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrimsson said his team will give all out to beat Croatia and expects a tough match against their old foes in the last round of the World Cup Group D actions.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Brazil's Temer congratulates team on first 2018 World Cup victory
Rio de Janeiro, June 23 (IANS) Brazil's President Michel Temer congratulated the national football team for their victory against Costa Rica in the second group match in Russia World Cup.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football,Politics
Foetal immune cells respond to infection even in adulthood: Study
New York, June 23 (IANS) Scientists have claimed that foetal immune cells that are present in adults have specialised roles during infection. In fact, the first immune cells made in early life are fast-acting first responders to microbes in adulthood.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Anti-Brexit campaigners to demand for new vote
London, June 23 (IANS) Anti-Brexit campaigners who want the public to have the final say on the UK's departure will take to the streets on Saturday to argue it is "not a done deal".
2018-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Digital platforms liberate a filmmaker: Anurag Kashyap
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) With the flexible story format and a wide variety of experimental subject lines for a receptive global audience, digital platforms offer a huge creative liberty for a storytellers, says acclaimed filmmaker Anurag Kashyap.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Jimmy Fallon launches first-ever 'Tonight Show' book club
Los Angeles, June 23 (IANS) To kick off what he calls the "summer of reading", late-night host Jimmy Fallon announced a contest for viewers to select their summer read.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Art/Culture/Books
'Hichki' taught me I have power to make a difference: Director
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) A film made with conviction, honesty and a pure heart will touch people of any nation irrespective of language barriers, believes "Hichki" director Siddharth Malhotra who is motivated to make movies that can bring a difference to the world.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Trump declares N.Korea 'extraordinary threat'
Washington, June 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump cited an "unusual and extraordinary threat" to American national security as he maintained long-standing economic restrictions on North Korea, including the freezing of any assets in Washington, a media report said.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security
Monsoon likely to enter Bihar next week
Patna, June 23 (IANS) The much awaited monsoon is likely to enter Bihar by next week, ushering in good news for millions who have been reeling under a heatwave like condition, an official on Saturday said.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife
Of vazhaipoo fritters and a chef's contribution to reducing carbon footprint (Foodie Trail-Chennai)
Chennai, June 23 (IANS) It's time for vazhaipoo (banana flower) fritters. Vazhaipoo cutlets and vadas have become passe, said a top chef at the newly-opened Novotel Chennai Chamiers Road.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,National,Features,IANS Life
Trump tweet may doom House Republicans' effort on immigration
Washington, June 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump may have doomed the chances for a House Republican immigration bill after urging party lawmakers to abandon the compromise effort they have been working on for weeks, the media reported.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
US SC rules law enforcement needs warrant to search cellphone data
Washington, June 23 (IANS) The US Supreme Court has ruled that law enforcement in most cases has to obtain a warrant in order to search and seize long-term cell phone records that would show a person's location.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
9,000 barrels of bourbon fall in US distillery collapse
Washington, June 23 (IANS) About 9,000 stacked bourbon barrels plummeted to the ground at a distillery building in the US state of Kentucky when part of the structure collapsed.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Success of reality TV show depends on participants: Sunidhi Chauhan
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Popular playback singer Sunidhi Chauhan, who is coming back on television with the music reality show "Dil Hai Hindustani 2", says the popularity and success of any such entertainer depends on the talent potential of participants.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sunny morning in Delhi, rains likely
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) It was a sunny morning in the national capital on Saturday with minimum temperature recorded at 31.6 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
DNA on napkin cracks 32-year-old case
Washington, June 23 (IANS) DNA evidence from a discarded restaurant napkin was used to identify a suspect in the slaying of a 12-year-old girl in 1986 in Seattle, Washington, police said.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Normalisation of 'plus-size' may undermine efforts to tackle obesity
London, June 23 (IANS) Attempts to reduce the stigma associated with "plus-size" body shapes may lead to an increasing number of people underestimating their weight and undermine efforts to tackle obesity crisis, a new study has warned.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Karthi's next brings 'joint family' back
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Tamil star Karthi who has been doing a lot of intense roles lately in films like "Kaashmora", Mani Ratnam's "Katru Veliyidai", is now shooting for a project close to his heart that involves the values of a joint family.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
UN condemns harassment of Russian women at World Cup
Rio De Janeiro, June 23 (IANS) The UN Women's office here has released videos condemning sexual harassment of Russian women by Brazilian men at the ongoing FIFA World Cup.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Brazil,Immigration/Law/Rights,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Actor claims to have unheard tapes of Trump
New York, June 23 (IANS) A Hollywood actor has claimed to have tapes of President Donald Trump that are yet to be heard by the public, a media report said.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Media,Politics,Cinema/Showbiz
Researchers create world's smallest 'computer'
Chicago, June 23 (IANS) Researchers at the University of Michigan (UM) in the US have come out with the world's smallest "computer" -- a device measuring just 0.3 mm to a side, completely dwarfed by a grain of rice.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
India seeks Cuba's help in empowering developing nations
Havana, June 23 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind has urged Cuba to lead alongside to empower the developing nations, seeking to "play a leading role in enhancing the South-South cooperation".
2018-06-23
Category: International, Cuba,Politics,Diplomacy
(8 A.M.) Happy with roles I am doing: Nushrat Bharucha
Bangkok, June 23 (IANS) Having done films of the same genre back-to-back with "Pyaar Ka Punchnama" and "Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety", actress Nushrat Bharucha has no fear of getting boxed in a category and says she is happy with the roles she is doing.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Quake jolts Himachal
Shimla, June 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh was again jolted by a low intensity earthquake on Saturday, the third within a fortnight, an official said. There were, however, no reports of damage.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
US suspends more military exercises in S.Korea
Washington, June 23 (IANS) The Pentagon has announced indefinite suspension of select military exercises in South Korea, in compliance with the agreement reached in Singapore between the US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Acting is like game of badminton: Pankaj Tripathi
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Actor Pankaj Tripathi, who is working with Richa Chadha in "Shakeela" -- his sixth collaboration with the actress -- says acting is like a game of badminton wherein the game becomes more interesting when both players are equally good.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
EU deploys long-term observers for Zimbabwe poll
Harare, June 23 (IANS) The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) to Zimbabwe said it will deploy 44 long-term observers on Saturday throughout the country for the July 30 election.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Politics
Netanyahu, US envoys discuss peace efforts in Middle East
Jerusalem, June 23 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US envoys have discussed ways to advance diplomatic development in the Middle East as well as the security and humanitarian situation in Gaza.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Diplomacy
Russia, S.Korea to continue working together on Korean Peninsula issue
Moscow, June 23 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in have agreed to keep working together to resolve the Korean Peninsula issue, including ensuring full implementation of the agreements reached by Pyongyang and Washington, the Kremlin said.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Diplomacy
Brazil Supreme Court quashes Lula's latest appeal
Rio de Janeiro, June 23 (IANS) Brazil's Supreme Court has dismissed a motion by former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva to be freed on bail or granted house arrest while he pursues further appeals of a corruption conviction.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Brazil,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Nadal confident ahead of Wimbledon
Madrid, June 23 (IANS) Spanish tennis great Rafael Nadal has said he was feeling confident after five days of pre-Wimbledon practice on grass at Santa Ponça Tennis Club, where WTA Tour's Mallorca Open is being held.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Tennis
Trump hosts victims of undocumented migrants
Washington, June 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has hosted the relatives of victims killed by illegal immigrants amid outrage over the separation of migrant families.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Politics,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Suspected Chinese lasers target US aircraft over Pacific
Washington, June 23 (IANS) Lasers have been used to target US aerial operations in the Pacific, with 20 incidents recorded since September 2017, according to a US military official.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
EU's Tusk meets Austrian chancellor over migration
Vienna, June 23 (IANS) European Council President Donald Tusk has met Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz to discuss migration and upcoming Austrian EU presidency in the second half of 2018.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ace art of making eclair
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Love to eat eclair? Now, you can learn to make it at home for yourself and your family.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Djokovic eases into Queen's Club semi-finals
London, June 23 (IANS) Serbia's Novak Djokovic has advanced to the semi-finals of the Queen's Club Championships with a routine 7-5, 6-1 victory over Frenchman Adrian Mannarino.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
US dollar declines as euro climbs
New York, June 23 (IANS) The US dollar declined as euro rose amid positive regional economic data.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Libya, Italy discuss illegal immigration issues
Tripoli, June 23 (IANS) Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj has held a telephonic conversation with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte over the issue of illegal immigration and its security and economic effects.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
US stocks close mixed as energy shares rally
New York, June 23 (IANS) US stocks ended mixed after a weak previous trading session as energy shares rose, boosting the market.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Oil prices rally after OPEC meeting
Vienna, June 23 (IANS) Oil prices surged as investors were closely watching the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) meeting.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Russia, S.Korea pledge to develop cooperation
Moscow, June 23 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in have agreed during talks here to develop bilateral cooperation in a range of sectors, the Kremlin said.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Business/Economy
Stop fixating over beauty standards: Kajol
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Actress Kajol says people should stop "fixating" on the set beauty standards as everybody is made "beautifully and individually".
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Greece hails 'historic' debt relief deal
Athens, June 23 (IANS) Eurozone countries have agreed a long-awaited debt relief deal for Greece, which has been hailed as "historic".
2018-06-23
Category: International, Greece,Politics,Business/Economy
Japan's Yuji Iwasawa elected ICJ judge
United Nations, June 23 (IANS) Jurist Yuji Iwasawa of Japan has been elected judge of the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to succeed retired judge Hisashi Owada, also from Japan.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sun safety tips
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Sun maybe good for vitamin D, but its rays can also be very harmful for your skin. Wear protective clothing and sunglasses, and use sunscreens with at least 50 and above SPF for superior protection even in cloudy weather, sayexperts.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Venezuelan security forces killed hundreds, says UN
United Nations, June 23 (IANS) Venezuelan security forces have carried out hundreds of arbitrary killings under the guise of fighting crime, the UN's human rights body has said.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United States,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
BMW joins Airbus in Brexit warning
London, June 23 (IANS) Car giant BMW has followed plane-maker Airbus in warning about the consequences of Brexit uncertainty.
2018-06-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy
World Cup: Switzerland beat Serbia in Group E clash
Kaliningrad (Russia), June 23 (IANS) A late goal by Xherdan Shaqiri earned Switzerland 2-1 win over Serbia in a Group E clash of the FIFA World Cup at the Kaliningrad Stadium here.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Football
Yoga has slowly become an integral part of me: Jacqueline
Mumbai, June 23 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez says yoga is an integral part of her life, and it helps her lead a stress-free life.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
No need to be ashamed of seeking pleasure: Anurag Kashyap
Bangkok, June 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Anurag Kashyap says there is no need to be ashamed of seeking pleasure or self gratification.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Federer defeats Ebden, advances to Halle semi-finals
Halle (Germany), June 23 (IANS) Swiss great Roger Federer scrapped his way to a 7-6 (7-2), 7-5 victory over Australia's Matthew Ebden and booked a berth in the semi-finals of the Gerry Weber Open, a Wimbledon tune-up event.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Tennis
World Cup: Switzerland beat Serbia 2-1 in Group E tie
Kaliningrad (Russia), June 23 (IANS) A late goal by Xherdan Shaqiri earned Switzerland 2-1 win over Serbia in a Group E clash of the FIFA World Cup at the Kaliningrad Stadium here.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Football
Tan brown, blue, black: Must-have bag colours
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Handbags as a fashion accessory are something which can lend your attire more style. Go for out-of-the-box shades to stand out of the crowd, but don't forget to stock must-have colours like black, tan brown and blue, suggest experts.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
There's no fun without any risk: Anil Kapoor
Bangkok, June 23 (IANS) Actor Anil Kapoor, all set to work with a new director Atul Manjrekar for "Fanne Khan", says sometimes, it is better to take risks.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
60 firms at MP 28 MW rooftop solar pre-bid meet
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Over 60 prospective bidders from across the country attended the second pre-bid meeting here on Friday convened by the Madhya Pradesh government for its 28 mega watt peak (MWp) rooftop solar project, according to a Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (MPUVNL) statement.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
'Ocean's 8' colossal waste of talent and time (Movie Review)
Film: "Ocean's 8"; Director: Gary Ross; Cast: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blachett, Anne Hathaway, Rihanna, Mindy Kaling, Sara Paulson, Awkwafina; Rating: *1/2
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
India, EU discuss counter-terrorism, maritime security
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) India and the European Union (EU) discussed counter-terrorism and maritime security among other issues in a meeting between External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini in Brussels.
2018-06-23
Category: International, India,National,Politics,Diplomacy
RITES initial public offer oversubscribed 67 times
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) The initial public offering (IPO) of railways consultancy firm RITES closed on Friday with the issue getting subscribed more than 67 times, stock exchange data showed.
2018-06-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Neymar sheds 'tears of joy' after defeating Costa Rica
Saint Petersburg, June 23 (IANS) Brazil football star Neymar said the tears he shed following Friday's 2-0 victory here over Costa Rica were an expression of joy and triumph.
2018-06-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Football
Suspected Moroccan jihadist deported from Italy
Rome, June 22 (IANS/AKI) Italian authorities on Friday expelled an alleged Moroccan Islamic extremist aboard a flight to Casablanca, the Interior Ministry said.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Italy,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Italy backs stronger ties, enhanced dialogue with Qatar
Rome, June 22 (IANS/AKI) Italy's Foreign Minister Enzo Moavero Milanesi on Friday said that his country wanted to strengthen bilateral relations and to deepen dialogue with Qatar.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy
Rathore takes dig at Odisha CM for seeking hockey as national sport
Dubai, June 22 (IANS) Indian Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Friday took dig at Odisha Chief Minster Naveen Patnaik who has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to officially recognise hockey as the country's national game.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Hockey,Other Sports,Politics
Rahul yet to get special permission for Kailash Mansarovar Yatra
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who had expressed desire to go for Mansarovar Yatra after Karnataka elections, has not received a response to his request for special permission from the External Affairs Ministry, party sources said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Mamata government to observe death anniversary of Syama Prasad Mookerjee
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) For the first time, West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government has decided to observe the death anniversary of Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee on Saturday, triggering a political storm in the state.
2018-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
IIfa Rocks 2018: Pritam, Nushrat enthrall Bollywood lovers in Bangkok
Bangkok, June 22 (IANS) It was a night full of dance, music, glitz and glamour as Bollywood personalities like Pritam Chakraborty, Nushrat Bharucha and Mouni Roy lit up the stage with their electrifying performance at the much-awaited IIFA Rocks event at the Siam Niramit theatre here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India outclass Pakistan in Kabaddi Masters opener
Dubai, June 22 (IANS) India stood up to their reputation, thrashing Pakistan 36-20 in the opening match of the Kabaddi Masters Dubai at the Al Wasl sports club here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Other Sports
'BJP goons killed Qasim, dragged him like a dead animal'
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Cattle trader Qasim, who was lynched in Uttar Pradesh's Hapur earlier this week, was "brutally killed by BJP goons as he belonged to the Muslim community" and dragged like dead animal in presence of police, his younger brother said on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Congress' Meghalaya legislator quits assembly, party
Shillong,A June 22 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader Martin Danggo, who quit as member of the Meghalaya assembly on Thursday night, resigned from the primary membership of the Congress on Friday to join the ruling National People's Party (NPP).
2018-06-22
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
World Cup: Inspired Musa keeps Nigeria alive
Volgograd, June 22 (IANS) Two brilliant strikes by Ahmed Musa propelled Nigeria to a 2-0 win over Iceland in a Group D match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Russia,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Women shine at Smart India Hackathon at IIT Kharagpur
Kharagpur, June 22 (IANS) Coimbatore's Whistling Cookers of Avinashilingam Deemed University for Women bagged a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh by winning the Smart India Hackathon 2018 - Hardware Edition on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Technology,Business/Economy,Education
McCullum clears air on positive dope test
Hamilton, June 22 (IANS) New Zealand star Brendon McCullum clarified on Friday that his positive drug test during the 2016 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) was due to a medical condition.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
ED seeks fugitive offender tag for Mallya
Mumbai/New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday moved a special court to declare the now defunct Kingfisher Airlines' chief Vijay Mallya a "fugitive economic offender" and confiscate all his properties.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Set up CCTVs at bus stops for women safety, suggests report
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) To ensure women's safety in the national capital, their voice should figure in the transport planning process along with their participation in the transport work force while CCTVs should be installed in designated places such as bus stops, said a report.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Indian Army contingent in UN South Sudan force awarded
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Indian Army on Friday said that the 7 Garhwal Rifles Infantry Battalion Group, which is part of the UN peacekeeping force in South Sudan, was awarded the United Nations Medal for "selfless service".
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
What's wrong in being concerned for civilians, says Congress on Azad
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Congress on Friday defended its leader Ghulam Nabi Azad over his remarks on Kashmir which drew fire from the BJP, saying he only expressed concern over increasing civilian deaths and there was nothing wrong in it.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
World Cup: Inspired Musa keeps Nigeria alive
Volgograd, June 22 (IANS) Two brilliant strikes by Ahmed Musa propelled Nigeria to a 2-0 win over Iceland in a Group D match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Russia,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Domestic workers rally in Kolkata for just wages, social security
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Days after receiving the trade union certificate from the West Bengal government, thousands of domestic workers on Friday rallied here demanding just wages and social security.
2018-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Boxer Gaurav storms into Chemistry Cup final
Halle (Germany), June 22 (IANS) India's Gaurav Solanki stormed into the final of the Chemistry Cup boxing tournament after registering a thrilling win over Ireland's Quinn Conor here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Other Sports
BJP pushing Parrikar to work despite illness: Goa Congress
Panaji, June 22 (IANS) Lashing out at the BJP for pushing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to return to office despite his illness, a top Goa Congress leader on Friday said it was a "suicidal move" for Parrikar.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
AAP condemns Delhi redevelopment plan involving axing trees
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Amidst concerns about air pollution, Delhi's ruling AAP on Friday slammed the Central government for its decision of chopping down close to 17,000 full grown trees for its redevelopment plan.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Karnataka's new assembly session from July 2, budget on July 5
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) Karnataka's 15th legislative assembly will begin its first session on July 2 and the JD-S-Congress coalition government's maiden budget will be presented on July 5, said a cabinet minister on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Kharge appointed Congress in charge of Maharashtra
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Congress on Friday appointed its leader in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge as the General Secretary in charge of Maharashtra, where assembly elections will be held next year.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
MSMEs to provide ignition for new India: Prabhu
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday said Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) can provide the ignition required for a new India as this sector helps in fair distribution of wealth across the country.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
India outclass Pakistan in Kabaddi Masters opener
Dubai, June 22 (IANS) India stood up to their reputation, thrashing Pakistan 36-20 n the opening match of the Kabaddi Masters Dubai at the Al Wasl sports club here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Other Sports
Three Sweden players to miss Germany clash
Sochi, June 22 (IANS) Three Swedish players, who are not feeling well due to stomach ache, will not play in the team's second FIFA World Cup match against Germany, Sweden head coach Janne Andersson said on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Sanil shocks World No 22 Quadri as Falcons score big win in UTT
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India's Sanil Shetty scored a scintillating victory over World No 22 Aruna Quadri to inspire Falcons TTC to a big 15-6 victory against Warriors TTC in their CEAT Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) tie at the Thyagaraj Stadium here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
OPEC agrees to hike oil output by near 1 mn barrels a day
Vienna, June 22 (IANS) The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) on Friday announced an agreement to raise oil output which, in accord with non-OPEC producers, had been reduced last year in order to boost prices that had been in free fall mainly due to a supply glut.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Rajnath at launch ceremony of Indian-funded oil refinery in Mongolia
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday attended the ground breaking ceremony for an Indian-funded oil refinery in Mongolia and termed it an important milestone in bilateral ties between both the countries.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Shooters Yashashwini, Abhishek impress at 18th KSS Memorial championship
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Junior shooting World Cup gold medallist Yashashwini Singh Deswal's combination with Abhishek Varma proved lethal as they bagged a gold in a nail-biting finish to the 10 metre Air Pistol Mixed Team Senior category at the Dr. Karni Singh range here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
To control Gurugram traffic violations, Haryana to issue e-Challans
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) To control traffic violations, e-Challans (electronic traffic tickets) will now be issued in Haryana's Gurugram on the pattern of the same being done in Chandigarh, an official said on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
ED to seek Nirav Modi's extradition soon
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) will soon be writing to the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) for the extradition of diamond jeweller Nirav Modi, who is wanted by the Indian investigation agencies for a Rs 13,500 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud, sources said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
Soz's claim a cheap gimmick to sell book: Congress
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Terming it a "cheap gimmick" to sell a book, Congress on Friday rejected party leader Saifuddin Soz's claim that former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf was right in saying Kashmiris will prefer to be independent, saying Jammu and Kashmir is and will remain an "integral part of India".
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Politics
NCW takes cognizance of Jharkhand women activists' gang-rape
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Friday said it has taken suo motu cognizance of the incident of abduction and gang-rape of five women activists in Jharkhand's Khunti district.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Metro's Mundka-Bahadurgarh stretch likely to open from Sunday
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The extension of the Delhi Metro's Green Line to Haryana's Bahadurgarh is likely to start public operations from June 24, the Delhi Metro said on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Water quality testing brings Kentucky and eastern Indian students together
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Students from ten schools of east India and twelve from US' Kentucky state collaborated in a project culminating on Friday that explored water quality in the two far-off parts of the globe.
2018-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Science/Tech,Education,Environment/Wildlife
Kharif crop sown over 115.9 lakh hectares
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The total area sown under kharif crop as on June 22 stood at 115.9 lakh hectares as against 128.35 lakh hectares at this time last year, the Agriculture Ministry said on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Italy asks Malta to allow migrant ship to dock, refugees to disembark
Rome, June 22 (IANS/AKI) Italy on Friday asked Malta to allow the German NGO-run migrant-rescue ship Lifeline to dock at one of its ports and let the over 200 migrants on board disembark but detain the crew.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Fincantieri floats out first cruise ship for Chinese market
Monfalcone (Italy), 22 June (IANS/AKI) Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri and cruise company Costa Cruises on Friday launched the Venice-themed Costa Venezia, the first cruise liner built for the Chinese market, the two companies said in a statement here.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Italy,Business/Economy
Speedy case disposal important in crime against women: LG
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Lt. Governor Anil Baijal on Friday emphasised on the need for speedy disposal of cases related to offences against women and children in Delhi.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Governing body of Delhi Hindi Academy rejigged
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Delhi government on Friday reconstituted the governing body of the Hindi Academy, naming poet and veteran journalist Vishnu Khare as its Vice Chairman, an official statement said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
2018 team better than previous World Cup edition: Belgium's Witsel
Moscow, June 22 (IANS) Belgium's midfielder Axel Witsel on Friday said his team have performed much better at 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia than at the previous competition in Brazil.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
UP to develop Garhmukteshwar on lines of Haridwar
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government will develop Garhmukteshwar in Hapur district as a major tourist destination on the lines of Haridwar in Uttarakhand at a cost of Rs 500 crore, officials said on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion,Business/Economy
Spotlight on Infosys promoters at AGM on Saturday
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) With the return of co-founder Nandan M. Nilekani as Infosys Chairman, the spotlight at the IT firm's 37th Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Saturday will be back on its promoters, who skipped the last AGM as they fell foul with its previous board and management.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
UAE, South Africa team-up for space exploration
Vienna, June 22 (IANS/WAM) The UAE Space Agency and the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) signed an MoU for cooperation in the areas of peaceful exploration of the outer space.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Diplomacy
China, Asean diplomats to meet on South China Sea
Beijing, June 22 (IANS) China on Friday said the 15th Senior Officials' Meeting on Implementing the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the South China Sea (DOC) will be convened on June 27 in its Hunan province.
2018-06-22
Category: International, China,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Sri Lanka's Hambantota port to attract $500m investments: Official
Colombo, June 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka's southern Hambantota Port is aiming to attract investments worth $500 million as plans are afoot to set up port related industries inside the port as well as general operation expansion, Ports Minister Mahinda Samarasingha said on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
CWG medallists to get full award money: Haryana minister
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) With the recent flip-flop of the BJP government in Haryana over giving award money to medal winners in international sporting events, Haryana Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Anij Vij said on Friday that all 22 sportspersons of the state who won medals in the Commonwealth Games-2018 would be given the full award money.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Other Sports
Brazil edge past brave Costa Rica with last gasp goals
Saint Petersburg, June 22 (IANS) Philippe Coutinho and Neymar Junior scored late in the second half as Brazil ensured their passage to the second round with a hard earned 2-0 win over Costa Rica in a Group E clash of the FIFA World Cup here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Assam flood: Death toll reaches 21, situation improves
Guwahati, June 22 (IANS) Three more persons died due to floods in two districts of Barak Valley in Assam, taking the death toll in the first wave of floods this year to 21, even as the overall flood situation improved in the state on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Golf: Usha JTP's fourth camp concludes in Delhi
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The fourth camp of the Usha Junior Training Programme (JTP) for Golf concluded at Delhi Golf Club here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Women MPs' contribution should be judged by quality not numbers: Speaker
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The performance of women parliamentarians needs to be measured on the basis of the quality of their contribution in the proceedings and not by their number in the Legislatures, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
IMA agrees to support Modicare
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Days after raising objections to Modi government's flagship Ayushman Bharat scheme, popularly called Modicare, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) on Friday extended its support after an assurance from the government to consider their issues.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
On Maneka's request, MHA sets up special women's divison
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Union Women and Child Development (WCD) Minister Maneka Gandhi on Friday said that on her request a special division has been set up by Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for issues pertaining to women.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Air India launches 'Maharaja Direct'
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday launched 'Maharaja Direct', a whole new experience for Air India's business and first-class passengers on long-haul international flights with revamped products and services.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Reliance Energy restores power to Mumbai colony after CM intervenes
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Reliance Energy on Friday evening announced that it will resume full power supply to the residents of a Mumbai colony after the intervention of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Hopefully India will play in 2026 FIFA World Cup: Bhaichung
Panaji, June 22 (IANS) With FIFA expected to expand participation of Asian countries from four to eight in the football World Cup by 2026, former Indian football team captain Bhaichung Bhutia on Friday said, that India's best chance at making it to the mega event lay eight years down the line.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Nepal, China to enhance cooperation under Belt & Road Initiative
Beijing, June 22 (IANS) Nepal and China have agreed to execute projects under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) to enhance connectivity that encompasses ports, roads, railways, aviation and communications within the overarching framework of Trans-Himalayan Multi-Dimensional Connectivity Network.
2018-06-22
Category: International, China,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Probe how co-op bank linked to Shah got Rs 745 cr post-demonetisation: Congress
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Congress on Friday sought "an independent probe" into RTI revelations that Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank (ADCB) linked to BJP President Amit Shah got deposists of Rs 745.59 crore in five days after demonetisation, while terming the currency-scrapping move the "biggest scam in Independent India to convert black money into white".
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Bengal cyclist to travel across India on cycle sans break, seat to promote Swachh Bharat
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Speeding cars pulled over and pedestrians stopped by on a busy central Kolkata street on Friday afternoon seeing a middl-aged man strangely bending forward on his bicycle and spinning the front wheel with his hands. But while the cyclist's incredible balance impressed many, his aim to achieve the near-impossible seems more stunning.
2018-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion,Human Interest/Society
Delhi facing all time high peak power demand
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The national capital faced an all time high peak power demand in May and June, compared to the last three years, according to a government data.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Italy refuses India's request to extradite AgustaWestland middleman Gerosa
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Italy has refused India's request to extradite middleman Carlo Gerosa in connection with its ongoing probe into the Rs 3,600 crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal scam, informed sources said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy
World Cup: Coutinho, Neymar hand Brazil first victory
Saint Petersburg (Russia), June 22 (IANS) Philippe Coutinho and Neymar Junior scored late in the second half as Brazil ensured their passage to the second round with a hard earned 2-0 win over Costa Rica in a Group E clash of the FIFA World Cup here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Sri Lanka trio admits to breaching level 3 offence
Dubai, June 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka skipper Dinesh Chandimal along with his team management has admitted of breaching the ICC's Article 2.3.1, a Level 3 offence, which relates to "conduct that is contrary to the spirit of the game".
2018-06-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Vohra chairs all-party meet to discuss J&K situation
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra on Friday chaired an all-party meeting of mainstream political parties here where measures to restore peace in the state were discussed.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Four fake CBI officers arrested in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad, June 22 (IANS) Four men, who passed themselves as CBI officers and cheated various people, were arrested from here on Friday when they were planning a "raid", police said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Justice Chelameswar retires from SC
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) After serving India's top court for nearly seven years, Justice Jasti Chelameswar, who was the second senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, retired on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Mercury over 40 degrees in Delhi, air quality falls
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The national capital sizzled at 42.5 degrees, four notches above the season's average, on Friday while many regions experiencing over 44 degrees, met officials said, ruling out any respite soon.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Nothing unusal, says Bank; 1.6 lakh deposited Rs 746-cr banned notes, says NABARD
Mumbai, Ahmedabad June 22 (IANS) The National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD) on Friday attributed the country's highest deposits of Rs 745.59 crore in banned currencies at the Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank (ADCB) to the latter's massive size and performance.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Five killed in UP road accident
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) Five persons, including three women, returning from a religious congregation, were killed in an accident in Uttar Pradesh's Gonda district on Friday when a tanker rammed head on into their car, police said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission gets new chief
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Justice Satyendra Singh Chauhan, from the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court, was on Friday appointed as the Chairperson of the Delhi Electricity Regulatory Commission, an official said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Delhi sees lowest load-shedding for June in three years
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The national capital till June 19 has witnessed the lowest load-shedding for the month as compared to the previous two years, government data said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
India's medal hopes rise to 8 in Ulaanbaatar boxing tourney
Ulaanbaatar, June 22 (IANS) India's medal hopes swelled to eight at the Ulaanbaatar Cup after Shiva Thapa (60kg), Mandeep Jangra (69kg) and two other youngsters advanced to the semi-finals here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Mongolia,Sports,Other Sports
Emami subsidiary invests $5.65 lakh in US FMCG
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Emami Ltd on Friday said its Dubai-based wholly owned subsidiary has invested $5.65 lakh in acquiring 7.54 per cent stake in US-based fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) company Loli Beauty Inc.
2018-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy
World Cup: Belgium aim to seal knockout spot (Preview)
Moscow, June 22 (IANS) Belgium will aim to register a second consecutive win and book their spot in the knockout rounds when they take on Tunisia in a Group G match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup at the Spartak Stadium here on Saturday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Truckers 'postpone' strike following request from centre
Kolkata/New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Truckers on Friday "temporarily postponed" their ongoing indefinite nationwide strike following a request from the Central government as Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari was out of station.
2018-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Boxers Hussamuddin, Madan, Narender enter Chemistry Cup semis
Halle (Germany), June 22 (IANS) Indian boxers continued to impress in the medal rounds of the Chemistry Cup here with three of the five advancing to the semi-finals here.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Other Sports
JSW Steel proposes to invest $500 mn in US-based steel plant
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) JSW Steel on Friday said it has proposed an investment of up to $500 million to acquire and upgrade Acero Junction Inc, a US-based integrated steel manufacturing plant.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Heat wave conditions back in Haryana, Punjab
Chandigarh, June 22 (IANS) Heat wave conditions were back in most parts of Haryana and Punjab on Friday with most areas experiencing temperatures over 40 degrees Celsius.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife
Two Koreas to hold reunion for war-separated families
Seoul, June 22 (IANS) North and South Korea agreed on Friday to hold reunions from August 20-26 for families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War.
2018-06-22
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Diplomacy
Safety lapses blamed for Indonesia ship tragedy
Jakarta, June 22 (IANS) The Coordinating Minister for Maritime Affairs in Indonesia said on Friday that non-compliance with safety rules was the reason a ship sank earlier this week in a lake on Sumatra island.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jolt to Telangana Congress as senior leader Nagender quits
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) In a setback to the opposition Congress in Telangana, senior leader and former minister D. Nagender on Friday resigned from the party.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
HCL launches app dedicated to Indian classical music
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) There is some good news for Indian classical music lovers as HCL has launched a free music app dedicated to catering to their taste in music.
2018-06-22
Category: International, India,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Bengaluru metro doubles coaches to 6 on one route
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) The Bengaluru Metro rail operator on Friday doubled coaches to six from three to ferry more commuters on the east-west Purple Line.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
Robotic surgery as effective as open surgery for bladder cancer: Study
New York, June 22 (IANS) The outcome of robotic-assisted surgery and traditional open surgery are equally effective in treating bladder cancer, say researchers, led by one of an Indian-origin.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
60 firms at MP 26MW rooftop solar pre-bid meet
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Over 60 prospective bidders from across the country attended the second pre-bid meeting here on Friday convened by the Madhya Pradesh government for its 28 mega watt peak (MWp) rooftop solar project, according to a Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (MPUVNL) statement.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Confident Mexico up against under-pressure Koreans (Preview)
Rostov-on-Don (Russia), June 22 (IANS) A confident Mexico will be eyeing their second win to seal a pre-quarterfinal berth when they take on South Korea in a Group F match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup at the Rostov Arena here on Saturday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Uruguay team trains ahead of World Cup game vs Russia
Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), June 22 (IANS) Uruguay's football players on Friday held a training session at the team's camp near here in preparation for their upcoming FIFA World Cup clash with Russia.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Vijay Kumar takes over as advisor to J&K Governor
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) Former IPS officer K. Vijay Kumar on Friday assumed office as Advisor to J&K Governor, an official statement said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Banking, healthcare stocks, strong rupee lift equity indices (Roundup)
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Healthy buying in banking, healthcare and auto stocks during the late-afternoon session lifted the key equity indices after a largely choppy trade on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Mumbai police use 'Dhadak' dialogue to promote road safety
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Mumbai police is taking the Bollywood route -- a dialogue from the forthcoming film "Dhadak" -- to convey a road safety message to travellers.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Akon launches cryptocurrency to power youth entrepreneurship in Africa
Cannes, June 22 (IANS) Singer Akon is launching his own "AKoin" cryptocurrency in an effort to grow crypto-based apps in Africa to bring economic power back to the continent.
2018-06-22
Category: International, France,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
English TV presenter happy with Moscow's 'fantastic' FIFA show
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) English TV presenter Dan Walker is impressed with Moscow over the 2018 FIFA World Cup arrangements.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood,Sports
Comeback racer Balu shines in practice session of Nationals
Coimbatore, June 22 (IANS) Local ace and former champion Arjun Balu, driving a Race Concepts-prepared Honda City, marked his return to racing after a five-year gap by topping both the free practice sessions in the premier Indian Touring Cars class as the second round of the MRF MMSC national racing championship got underway at the Kari Motor Speedway here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Motorsports
Tata Projects consortium bags Rs 11,744 cr order to redevelop Mumbai chawl
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) A consortium comprising Tata Projects, Capicite Infraprojects and CITIC Group has been awarded a Rs 11,744 crore project for redevelopment of 90-year-old BDD chawl in Mumbai.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Politics
Anderson gets in sculpting mode for 'Isle Of Dogs'
Los Angeles, June 22 (IANS) Director Wes Anderson says he created 500 clay dog puppets to bring a touch of reality to his film "Isle of Dogs".
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Love Sonia' a powerful reminder of women's exploitation, says producer
London, June 22 (IANS) Europe's largest South Asian film event, the Bagri Foundation London Indian Film Festival, opened on Thursday night with the world premiere of Tabrez Noorani's "Love Sonia". Its producer David Womark says the movie is a poignant and timely reminder of the exploitation women face in transnational sex trade.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Diaspora
Vani makes her first cut of Ladies European Tour 2018 season
Pattaya, June 22 (IANS) Seasoned Indian golfer Vani Kapoor shot a 3-over par (75) in round two of the Ladies European Thailand Championship, to make her first cut of the Ladies European Tour season.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Golf
Delhi Government to form transgender committee
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) To ease the life of transgenders and to bring them into the mainstream, the Delhi Government will form a committee to highlight and solve various issues faced by the community related to health, education and legal aid.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Human Interest/Society
New tools to ease managing subscriptions on Google Play
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) Google has introduced several new features, including a "subscriptions centre", to help its users reduce barriers to signing-up on Google Play and grow their business.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Writing exercises may improve body image in women
New York, June 22 (IANS) Women, please take note. If you are struggling with your body image, writing your blues may act as a positive step, a new study suggests.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Asian Games-bound amateur Ridhima bags 7th leg on Hero WPG Tour
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) Rising golfer Ridhima Dilawari on Friday joined a select band of amateurs to win on the Hero women's Pro Tour after she pocketed the seventh leg at the Prestige Golfshire course here.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Golf
Congress supporting forces which are trying to break the nation: BJP
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) In an scathing attack on Congress and its President Rahul Gandhi, the BJP on Friday said that the party is supporting the forces which are trying to break the country and has now designed its politics in "sync" with the terrorists and their patrons.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IS chief among 6 killed in J&K, terror group's presence confirmed (Roundup)
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) Six people, including the IS chief in the Kashmir Valley and three of his associates, were killed and over 30 injured in separate incidents of violence in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday, even as security officials for the first time confirmed presence of the Islamist terror group in the state.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Seychelles President to visit India
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Seychelles President Danny Faure will be visiting India from June 22 to 27 at the invitation of President Ram Nath Kovind during the course of which he will hold a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the External Affairs Ministry said on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Haley slams UN report on US poverty under Trump
Washington, June 22 (IANS) US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has slammed the "misleading and politically motivated" UN report on poverty and inequality in the country that accuses President Donald Trump of forcing millions of citizens into deprivation.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Diplomacy
Developing countries need support to combat climate change: India
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Reminding the developed world of their commitments to developing countries, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said developing countries need support to combat climate change.
2018-06-22
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
Facebook brings Messenger Kids to Canada, Peru
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) Despite call for withdrawal by experts, Facebook has decided to expand the reach of Messenger Kids by introducing the video calling and messaging app designed for children under 13 to families in Canada and Peru.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Business/Economy,Education
Maharashtra BJP activist's killer kin nabbed from Punjab
Nagpur (Maharashtra), June 22 (IANS) Ten days after the brutal killing of a BJP activist and four of his family members, their missing relative has been nabbed from Punjab by the Nagpur police for the multiple murders that shook the state's second capital, officials said here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
World Cup: Germany face must-win against Sweden (Preview)
Sochi, June 22 (IANS) Holders Germany will have to beat Sweden in order to avoid an early exit from the FIFA World Cup when the two sides meet in a crunch Group F clash at the Fisht Stadium here on Saturday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
A slap on the right cheek of former Ambassador was the motivation behind a book
Thiruvananthapuram, June 22 (IANS) Several factors motivate a person to write a book. For former Ambassador T.P. Sreenivasan, it was a slap on his right cheek by someone claiming to be a student leader for allegedly championing private universities and collaboration with foreign universities was the motivating factor to pen "Education of an Ambassador -- Reflections on Higher Education Reform in Kerala".
2018-06-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Education
Saif, Kareena enjoy quality time in London
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Bollywood couple Saif Ali Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan enjoyed thier vacation in London, and say they love going to the city.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Long-extinct gibbon skeleton found in ancient Chinese tomb
London, June 22 (IANS) Researchers have identified a new genus and species of now extinct gibbon in the tomb of an ancient Chinese noble woman.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Drug to stop cancer from spreading developed
New York, June 22 (IANS) Scientists have developed a drug compound that may freeze cancer cells and kill them, thus keeping them from spreading throughout the body.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Mohit Malik's cricket ambition (TV Snippets)
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actor Mohit Malik says if he had not been an actor, he would have definitely explored a career in cricket.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Congress forms screening committees for five states
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Congress on Friday set up screening committees for Assembly polls later this year in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram and also for Odisha which will go to the polls next year.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UNHRC head has compromised its impartiality: Prasad
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein had "compromised" the dignity and impartiality of the UNHCR, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Diplomacy
Directing a film was a different high: Vikram Phadnis
Bangkok, June 22 (IANS) Fashion designer Vikram Phadnis, who ventured into filmmaking last year with the Marathi film "Hrudayantar", says directing a film was a "life-changing experience" for him and that it gave him a "different high".
2018-06-22
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
USADA head urges FIFA to test Russian team for doping
Moscow, June 22 (IANS) The US Anti-Doping Agency's (USADA) CEO Travis Tygart has called on FIFA to test the Russian national football team for doping following their opening victories at the World Cup.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Kohli expects team to be good travellers
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Ahead of the challenging two-month-long tour of Ireland and England, India skipper Virat Kohli on Friday emphasised on improving the team's poor overseas record.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Brazil opens criminal probe against fans
Moscow, June 22 (IANS) The Brazil federal public prosecutor's office has opened a criminal investigation against Brazilian fans who recorded and spread an indecent video while staying in Russia for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Messi's wife mocked after Argentina's defeat
Buenos Aires, June 22 (IANS) After Argentine forward and FC Barcelona megastar Lionel Messi failed to save the squad from a devastating 0-3 defeat in their World Cup Group match against Croatia, his wife has become the subject of trolling on Instagram.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
India should double its global exports share: Modi
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called for India to more than double its share in global exports from the current 1.6 per cent to 3.4 per cent.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Many sitting MLAs in MP may not be renominated: BJP
Bhopal, June 22 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh's ruling BJP is unlikely to re-nominate several sitting MLAs in the upcoming assembly elections, state party chief Rakesh Singh said on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Lemon Electronics to set up tempered glass unit
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Home-grown handset maker Lemon Electronics on Friday said it has formed a joint venture with Adsun Impex Pvt Ltd to set up a tempered glass manufacturing unit in Kundli, Haryana with an investment of Rs 100 crore.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Truckers 'postpone' strike
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Truckers on Friday "temporarily postponed" their ongoing indefinite nationwide strike following a request from the Central Government as Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari was out of station.
2018-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Business/Economy
YouTube to let users launch pre-recorded videos as live moment
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) Google-owned YouTube has announced several new updates to the platform including the new "Premieres" feature that would allow creators to debut pre-recorded videos as a live moment.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Mamata cancels China trip as meetings not confirmed
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday cancelled her eight-day trip to China as the scheduled political meetings "at the appropriate level" under the Exchange Programme between the two countries were not confirmed.
2018-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Diplomacy
Indian FMCG firms interested in cobots: Danish firm
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Danish robot manufacturer Universal Robots is seeing an increased interest for its cobots (collobrative robots) from the Indian FMCG sector, while globally the company plans to double its turnover this year, said top company officials.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Technology
Probiotics can halve risk of bone loss in elderly women
London, June 22 (IANS) Apart from keeping your gut healthy, consuming a diet rich in probiotics -- also called as "good" or "helpful" bacteria -- may cut the risk of osteoporosis, an age-related bone loss condition that causes fractures among one in three women over age 50 worldwide, finds a study.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Odisha to set up 20 hospitals in PPP mode
Bhubaneswar, June 22 (IANS) The Odisha government will set up 20 hospitals through the public-private partnership (PPP) mode in order to improve healthcare facilities in the state, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Year-long 'Healthy Mizoram Campaign' ends
Aizawl, June 22 (IANS) The year-long "Healthy Mizoram Campaign" organised by the Assam Rifles to promote a natural, healthy and disease free lifestyle through exercise and naturopathy has ended. It saw the participation of over 10,000 people, an official said here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Human Interest/Society
Eight security men injured in J&K grenade attack
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) Eight security personnel were injured on Friday in a grenade attack by militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Tral town, police said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
David vs Goliath: Brazil, Costa Rica ready to face off in St. Petersburg
Saint Petersburg (Russia), June 22 (IANS) Soccer fans clad in yellow and green joined others sporting blue, white and red here on Friday as Brazil geared up to take on Costa Rica, a David vs Goliath game in which the Central American nation will hope to make its mark on the tournament.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Football
ISL: Chennaiyin sign Mizo trio Isaac, Zotea and Dinliana
Chennai, June 22 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) holders Chennaiyin FC on Friday announced the signings of Mizoram trio Isaac Vanmalsawma, Zohmingliana Ralte and Laldinliana Renthlei on a two-year deal.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Football
Two new balls in ODIs perfect recipe for disaster: Tendulkar
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Batting maestro Sachin Tendulkar has lashed out at the ICC rule of using two new balls in ODIs, terming the idea as "a perfect recipe for disaster."
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
BCCI SGM approves new player contracts
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The tussle between the BCCI and the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) was out in the open in Friday's Special General Body meeting (SGM) where the board's office bearers and state association representatives expectedly approved the new contracts of the Indian players.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
4 Nepali players to participate in Int'l Rafting Festival in China
Kathmandu, June 22 (IANS) A seven-member team, including four players from Nepal, are set to participate in 2018 Ziyuan International Rafting Classic Sports Culture Week to be held in China from June 26.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Nepal,Sports,Other Sports
Argentina debacle won't stop tea seller fan from celebrating Messi's birthday
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Argentina's shock 0-3 capitulation to Croatia left him shattered, but Shib Shankar Patra, a die-hard fan who painted his house in white and blue -- The South American nation's colours -- is not willing to compromise one bit on Lionel Messi's birthday celebrations like every year.
2018-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Delhi government bags 4 SKOCH Order-of-Merit Awards
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Delhi government has bagged four Order-of-Merit Awards from SKOCH here during its 52nd SKOCH Summit.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Human Interest/Society
Bisexuals more prone to heart disease risk: Study
New York, June 22 (IANS) Being bisexual can be harmful for cardiovascular health as a new study suggests that bisexuals are at a higher risk of heart disease compared to heterosexual men across several modifiable risk factors.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Kharge named Congress in charge of Maharashtra
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Congress on Friday appointed its leader in the Lok Sabha Mallikarjun Kharge as the general secretary in charge of Maharashtra, where assembly elections will be held next year.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Banking, healthcare stocks help equity indices end in green
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Last hour buying in banking, healthcare and auto stocks lifted the key equity indices after a largely choppy trade on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
BJP pushing Parrikar to work despite illness: Goa Congress
Panaji, June 22 (IANS) Lashing out at the BJP for pushing Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar to return to office despite his illness, a top Goa Congress leader on Friday said it was a "suicidal move" for Parrikar.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Terrorists, Maoists threatening human rights, have to be dealt with firmly: Jaitley
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Union Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said while "jehadis and Maoists" were threatening the rights of citizens, but human rights organisations "taken over by the ultra-left" never spoke of this.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Decoded: Which brain region helps us stay conscious?
New York, June 22 (IANS) Scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found that a brain region -- associated with cognitive behaviours, decision making, and moderating social behaviour -- determines our overall level of consciousness.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Diaspora,Health/Medicine
Goa beaches set up 'no selfie' zones
Panaji, June 22 (IANS) Amid a spate of drownings and accidents along Goa's coastline, the state's popular beaches have set up "no selfie" zones, an official said on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
India trying to complete Chabahar port by 2019: Gadkari
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India is making efforts to operationalise the Chabahar port in Iran by 2019 which would make the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) region more accessible, Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari has said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Excited to share work space with Sanjay Dutt: Kriti Sanon
Bangkok, June 22 (IANS) After working in films like "Heropanti", "Dilwale", "Raabta" and "Bareilly Ki Barfi", actress Kriti Sanon says she is ecstatic to share work space with actor Sanjay Dutt in the upcoming historical period drama "Panipat".
2018-06-22
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Heartbroken' Messi fan in Kerala missing, suicide note found
Kottayam (Kerala) June 22 (IANS) Unable to bear the thrashing Argentina received at the hands of Croatia late on Thursday, a diehard Lionel Messi fan here has gone missing, leaving behind a suicide note saying he has nothing to look forward to now. A search operation is on.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Crime/Disaster/Accident
One killed, 10 injured in UP accident
Lucknow, June 22 (IANS) One person was killed and 10 were injured on Friday after a passenger bus rammed into a truck on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway, police said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Portugal's Moutinho, Guerreiro miss practice ahead of clash with Iran
Moscow, June 22 (IANS) Portugal's Joao Moutinho and Raphael Guerreiro on Friday were the only two players missing from their national football team's training session held at Kratovo training camp near the Russian capital in preparation for their upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup clash with Iran.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Loving my space in Bollywood: Ayushmann Khurrana
Bangkok, June 22 (IANS) He rose to fame with "Vicky Donor" and then starred in endearing films like "Dum Laga Ke Haisha" and "Shubh Mangal Saavdhan", which entertained with a message. Actor Ayushmann Khurrana, who has carved a niche for himself in just six years in Hindi filmdom, says he is loving his space in Bollywood.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
US reminds Pakistan it's still 'on notice' for Taliban 'sanctuaries'
Washington, June 22 (IANS) A top US official has reminded Pakistan that it is still "on notice" to eliminate terror havens from its territory and said that Washington wants unequivocal cooperation in ending sanctuaries enjoyed by the Taliban on its soil.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Nearly 70% teenagers wish to curb smartphone use: Survey
New York, June 22 (IANS) While the sales of the smartphone industry may be thriving, nearly 70 per cent of teenagers have attempted to reduce the time they spend on their smartphone, finds a survey.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Sahitya Akademi announces Bal, Yuva Puraskar for 2018
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India's national academy of letters, the Sahitya Akademi, on Friday announced the names of 21 winners of its Bal Sahitya Puraskar and 21 receipients of the Yuva Puraskar for this year.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Man arrested over London tube station bomb threat
London, June 22 (IANS) A man accused of going on to the tracks at London's Charing Cross tube station on Friday and falsely claiming to have a bomb was arrested by police and detained under the Mental Health Act.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mindful movement may lower stress, anxiety
New York, June 22 (IANS) Taking a walk may be a good opportunity to mentally review your to-do list, but mindful movement may help boost your well-being by lowering stress and anxiety, a new study suggests.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
How can PM deny time to elected CM: Kejriwal
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi for denying time to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and called it "unprecedented high-handedness".
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Five shoes to flaunt during monsoon
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The pleasant monsoon showers are around the corner to give a much needed break from the scorching summer heat. While this season is a respite from summers, keeping up with looking spic and span and all stylish can get a bit demanding most of the time. The common problem is choosing the right kind of footwear to deal with the odds that heavy rainfall brings with it so make sure you are opting for the right one.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Train movement disrupted in Bengal as locals protest youth's death
Kolkata, June 22 (IANS) Train movement on the busy Howrah-Kharagpur section of South Eastern Railway was disrupted for four hours on Friday as irate locals blocked the tracks at a railway station after a youth was run over by a local train here, an official said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Things to keep in mind while buying leather shoes
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Shoes are a crucial part of a wardrobe especially the leather ones. A right pair can accentuate your look whereas a wrong choice can break your entire look no matter how great the outfit so opt for the one that suits your personality, comfort.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Is rainwater damaging your hair? Fret not
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) In monsoon, getting drenched happens to be on the top of the list. Though its fun to play in the rain, the victim of such a joyful experience is the hair hence its important to keep in mind some tips to preserve your tresses and avoid hair problems.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
4 IS militants among 6 killed in J&K gunfight (Fifth Lead)
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) In the first gunfight with security forces after Jammu and Kashmir was put under Governor's rule, four militants belonging to the Islamic State terror group were killed on Friday in Anantnag district, Director General of Police (DGP) S.P. Vaid said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Indonesia sentences hardline Islamist cleric to death
Jakarta, June 22 (IANS) An Indonesian court on Friday sentenced a hardline Muslim cleric to death for his role in a wave of terror attacks that were carried out in 2016 and 2017 killing more than a dozen people.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Indonesia,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sufi festival on J&K border cancelled
Jammu, June 22 (IANS) The annual Baba Chamliyal Mela in Ramgarh sector of the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir's Samba district has been cancelled due to security reasons for the first time since 1947, BSF officials said on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Religion,Defence/Security,Art/Culture/Books
Congress asks Modi, Shah to come clean on demonetisation 'scam'
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Congress on Friday alleged that the demonetisation carried out by the Narendra Modi government was the "biggest scam in Independent India" to convert black money into white and the maximum deposits in cooperative banks in just five days were in BJP-ruled states, mainly Gujarat.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
If you can't reuse talent, refuse it: Karan Johar
Bangkok, June 22 (IANS) Filmmaker Karan Johar says if you cant reuse a talent, one must refuse it.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sahitya Akademi announces Bal, Yuva Puraskar awards for 2018
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India's national academy of letters, the Sahitya Akademi, on Friday announced the names of 21 winners of its Bal Sahitya Puraskar and 21 receipients of the Yuva Puraskar for this year.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Japanese artist Obata refines Aitayaki porcelain art
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The beautiful craft of creating Japanese porcelain designs -- "Aritayaki" -- is rooted in a 400-year-old tradition, and is a sight in itself. From turning the potter's wheel to kiln-firing and finally decorating the piece with intricate art, Aritayaki requires a dexterity that few possess.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Google gives Android users more power to control, secure accounts
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) Google has rolled out new features for Android users to make it easier for them to navigate their accounts and review security and privacy options.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
RCOM's Enterprise SIP Trunking Service wins Frost & Sullivan Award
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Reliance Communications (RCOM) has again won the prestigious Frost & Sullivan award for its pioneering SIP Trunking Service in the 'New Products and Services' category, the second consecutive win for the company in two years, a company statement said here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
BJP demands action against Azad for his army remarks
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The BJP on Friday attacked senior Congress leader and former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad for his remarks about "the Indian Army killing more civilians rather than terrorists" in the state, and demanded action against him.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Parrikar to meet Modi over Goa mining crisis
Panaji, June 22 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi next week to resolve the mining crisis in the coastal state which was triggered after the Supreme Court banned mining in all 88 operational mining leases in March.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Diplomacy
Over half of Chinese fans travelling for World Cup are women
Beijing, June 22 (IANS) More than half of the Chinese fans who have bought tickets for the 2018 World Cup are women, and the visitors are expected to spend millions of dollars in Russia, according to a report released on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, China,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
I make films to evoke, provoke: Anurag Kashyap
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) From "Black Friday" to "Gangs Of Wasseypur" to "Udta Punjab" to "Lust Stories", Anurag Kashyap wants to start a conversation on several social issues with his cinema. He says he makes films to evoke and provoke.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Of nomenclature, entrepreneurship, and long weekends (IANS Books This Weekend)
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) In a culture overwhelmed by marketing, know about the struggles of the people of a town in renaming it; explore your entrepreneurial skills, navigate your way towards your own definition of success no matter matter what you are -- a part-time PA with a blog or a nurse.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
England beat Australia by 6 wickets in 4th ODI
Chester-le-Street (England), June 22 (IANS) England registered their fourth consecutive win in the five-match ODI series against Australia as they outclassed the visitors by six wickets at the Riverside Cricket Ground here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Documentary to recreate Pathankot air base attack
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) "Special Operations India: Pathankot", a documentary, will recreate Indias 2015 counter terrorist operation at Pathankot air base.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Terrorism
Overweight in middle age linked to low breast cancer risk
New York, June 22 (IANS) While obesity has been shown to increase breast cancer risk in elderly, for younger women the opposite seems to be true. For pre-menopausal women, a higher body fat was linked to lower breast cancer risk, according to researchers.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
4 cups of coffee daily may boost heart functions in elderly
London, June 22 (IANS) Drinking four cups of coffee daily might be a healthy addiction, especially in older adults, as it can enhance the function of heart cells as well as help recover from heart attacks, say researchers.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Musharraf resigns as All Pakistan Muslim League chairman
Islamabad, June 22 (IANS) Former President Pervez Musharraf on Friday resigned from the chairmanship of the All Pakistan Muslim League (APML), the party's new chairman Mohammad Amjad said.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Film on online sex toy store founders in the making
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) After the success of Madhuri Dixit-Nene's Marathi debut film "Bucket List", DAR Motion Pictures has acquired the rights to make a film on an entrepreneurial journey of a couple to create an online adult toy store.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Salman Khan thanks audience for watching 'Race 3'
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Superstar Salman Khan has thanked those who have watched his latest film "Race 3" in theatres and supported it.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Siberia' gets an India release date
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Keanu Reeves' romantic thriller "Siberia" will release in India on July 20.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Ram Avatar Bhardawaj to essay Atal Bihari Vajpayee in film
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actor Ram Avatar Bhardawaj is on board to essay former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in the film "The Accidental Prime Minister".
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Modi lays foundation stone of Vanijya Bhawan
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday laid the foundation stone of Vanijya Bhawan at Akbar Road here and said India has made great progress in making the country investment friendly.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Actress Kalki Koechlin to get French honour
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Kalki Koechlin will be feted by the Ambassador of France to India Alexandre Ziegler with the Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters (Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres) for her contribution to enhancing Indo-French ties in cinema.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Nintendo teams up with Microsoft to enable cross-play
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) Taking a swipe at Sony for its refusal to enable cross-play between consoles, Japanese video gaming giant Nintendo has partnered with Microsoft to promote this functionality of their two systems in "Minecraft", a game that Microsoft publishes itself, the media reported.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Sonakshi Sinha rewrites Honey Singh's 'Love dose'
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha has rewritten the lyrics of Honey Singhs hit "Love dose", and will sing it during the Da-Bangg tour.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Twitter comes out with IIFA emoji
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Twitter on Friday launched a special IIFA emoji for the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Weekend and Awards.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Technology
Priyanka Chopra arrives in Mumbai with Nick Jonas in tow
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra arrived here early on Friday with American singer-songwriter Nick Jonas, amid speculation that they are more than just friends.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
4 IS militants among 6 killed in J&K gunfight (Fourth Lead)
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) In the first gunfight with security forces after Jammu and Kashmir was put under Governor's rule, four militants belonging to the Islamic State terror group were killed on Friday in Anantnag district, Director General of Police (DGP) S.P. Vaid said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Defence/Security
4 policemen killed in Afghanistan
Kabul, June 22 (IANS) Four policemen were killed and 13 labourers were abducted after militants attacked a road construction site in Afghanistan's Kandahar province, authorities said on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Equity indices trade flat amid weak global cues
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices traded on a flat-to-positive note on Friday afternoon tracking broadly weak global markets.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Malaysia to reopen inquiry into Mongolian model's murder
Kuala Lumpur, June 22 (IANS) Malaysia will reopen an inquiry into the murder of Mongolian model Altantuya Shaariibuu, who was the lover of an aide of former Prime Minister Najib Razak, a media report said on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Malaysia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Air Odisha begins Bhubaneswar-Raipur flights
Bhubaneswar, June 22 (IANS) Low-cost carrier Air Odisha started flight operations between Bhubaneswar and Raipur from the Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) here on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Business/Economy
Only way to grow is to challenge your fears: Sarah Jane Dias
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Actress, TV host, VJ and former beauty queen - Sarah Jane Dias has explored all mediums and has tasted success in the form of films like "Angry Indian Goddesses" and web series "Inside Edge". For her, putting yourself in uncomfortable situations and challenging fears is the best way to find yourself in life.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
France coach lauds team's progress to knockout stage
Yekaterinburg (Russia), June 22 (IANS) France head coach Didier Deschamps said he was very satisfied that his team had progressed to the knockout stage in the FIFA World Cup.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Russia,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
London tube station evacuated after bomb threat
London, June 22 (IANS) A London tube station was evacuated on Friday following reports of a man claiming to have a bomb.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Terrorism
UN envoy demands accountability over Rohingya crisis
Naypyidaw, June 22 (IANS) Myanmar should bring to justice the perpetrators of the Rohingya crisis that led to the exodus of hundreds of thousands of members of the Muslim minority community to Bangladesh since August 2017, a top UN envoy said.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Google Assistant's 'continued conversation' starts
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) Google has introduced a feature called "Continued Conversation" for Google Home, Home Mini and Home Max that would allow users to ask Assistant a question and then add a follow-up or a reminder without having to say, "OK Google," each time.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Truckers' association calls off strike for now
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The national truckers' organisation on Friday temporarily called off their strike, claiming to have received a communication from the Union Road Transport Ministry promising a meeting.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Peru coach vows to finish World Cup with victory
Yekaterinburg (Russia), June 22 (IANS) Peru coach Ricardo Gareca has praised his team for their endeavours during the game against France and assured that Peru will try to finish the tournament with a victory.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Russia,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Costa Rican President wishes soccer team success vs Brazil
San Jose, June 22 (IANS) The president of Costa Rica telephoned the national soccer team to wish them success and show his support for the players in the 2018 World Cup Group E match against Brazil on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Argentina,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Abu Dhabi firm compensates Indian amputee
Abu Dhabi, June 22 (IANS) An Abu Dhabi-based Indian, who lost his hands and legs following an injury at work, has been paid 202,000 dirhams ($54,994) as compensation by his company after the intervention of the Indian embassy here, the media reported.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Togo,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora,Human Interest/Society
3 IS militants killed in J&K gunfight: Police (Third Lead)
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) The three militants killed in a gunfight with the security forces in Anantnag district belonged to the Islamic State terror group, Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) S.P. Vaid said on Friday. This is the first official confirmation of any IS militant being killed in Kashmir.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Defence/Security
Argentinian fans disillusioned after their team's debacle at World Cup
Buenos Aires, June 22 (IANS) Expectation, emotion, joy, doubts, uncertainty, surprise, fear, tension and finally disappointment.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Sawadee Kha, Bangkok! Bollywood celebs look forward to food, shopping
Bangkok, June 22 (IANS) A slew of Bollywood celebrities who have descended on the Thai capital for the 19th edition of the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) celebrations, are looking beyond the revelry and at the food and shopping that the vivacious city is famous for.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood,National,IANS Life
Kim Kardashian West returns to Paris first time since robbery
Paris, June 22 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West is back in Paris for the first time since her traumatizing 2016 robbery there.
2018-06-22
Category: International, France,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
ABC announces 'Roseanne' spinoff without Roseanne Barr
Los Angeles, June 22 (IANS) ABC will air a new "Roseanne" spinoff series tentatively called "The Conners" without Roseanne Barr, the network has announced.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Eva Longoria introduces son Santiago Enrique Bastón for first time
Los Angeles, June 22 (IANS) New mother Eva Longoria introduced her son Santiago Enrique Bastón and says that she cannot imagine him being taken away from her arms.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
The Monkees' Michael Nesmith suffers 'minor health issue'
Los Angeles, June 22 (IANS) American rock and pop band The Monkees have cancelled their remaining tour dates after guitarist Michael 'Mike Nesmith had health troubles on Thursday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
A British landmark in Shimla set to become wellness centre for tourists
Craignano (Himachal Pradesh), June 22 (IANS) After reducing another British colonial landmark to rubble, the state government is now coming up with a wellness-cum-interpretation centre to attract tourists to this place, now being developed as a nature park amidst blooming red and pink tulips.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Human Interest/Society
A Lord gives back to rural Punjab through education
Sanghol (Punjab), June 22 (IANS) He may have built a fortune and become a member of the British House of Lords but when it comes to love for the motherland, he is a deeply rooted person.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Telangana,National,Diaspora,Education
Justin Bieber, Hailey Baldwin seen holding hands in public
New York, June 22 (IANS) Singer Justin Bieber and television personality Hailey Baldwin were looking rather romantic despite neither confirming they are dating again.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
XXXTentacion's girlfriend pregnant with his baby
Los Angeles, June 22 (IANS) The girlfriend of XXXTentacion, who was shot and killed during an apparent robbery in Broward County in Florida in the US, is pregnant with the rapper's child, says the mother of the "Look at Me" singer.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Hereditary' more pretentious than portentous (Movie Review)
Film: "Hereditary"; Director: Ari Aster; Cast: Toni Collette, Gabriel Byrne, Alex Wolff, Amelia Shapiro; Rating: **
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Twitter buys Smyte to curb spam, abusive behaviour
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) In a bid to curb harassment of user on its platform, Twitter said it agreed to buy Smyte, a San Francisco-based technology company that specialises in safety, spam, and security issues.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Jagran Film Festival: Tributes to Shashi Kapoor, Kundan Shah, Sridevi
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The ninth edition of the Jagran Film Festival will pay tribute to Bollywood legends Shashi Kapoor, Kundan Shah and Sridevi, whose demise left their family, friends, fans and the fraternity in mourning.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Amazon's Cloud arm preparing India to lead next tech revolution
Washington, June 22 (IANS) Known for dispatching the best software talent across the world for years, India has now embarked upon a Cloud-driven journey to prepare the Next-Gen of skilled workers -- data scientists, Artificial Intelligence (AI) mavericks and mobile developers.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Technology,Business/Economy,Education
People love to be angry these days (The Funny Side)
This columnist once wrote to a friend gently suggesting that he was not cut out to be an anger management therapist. He replied in capital letters: "SO. WHAT. ARE. YOU. SAYING?"
2018-06-22
Category: International, India,Features
Engineering and human life - a curious resemblance (Book Review)
Title: 101 Things I Learned in Engineering School; Author: John Kuprenas (with Matthew Frederick); Publisher: Three Rivers Press; Pages: 216; Price: Rs 499
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,National,Technology,Art/Culture/Books,IANS Life
Pankaj Harjai to lead Lenovo India's tablets business
Bengaluru, June 22 (IANS) Lenovo India on Friday announced the appointment of industry veteran Pankaj Harjai as Director of its tablets business.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Gorilla Koko who mastered sign language dies
New York, June 22 (IANS) Koko the gorilla, who appeared on National Geographic magazine cover, could chat, tease and even argue with scientists using more than 1,000 hand signs, has died in California at the age of 46.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
US government sued for barring permanent residents from serving in military
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) The American Civil Liberties Foundation has filed a class action lawsuit against the federal government in a court here for "barring" permanent residents from serving in the US military.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Cop, civilian among 4 killed in J&K gunfight
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) Two militants, a civilian and a policeman were killed on Friday in an ongoing gunfight between security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Defence/Security
Jindal varsity broadens career options for public policy students
Sonipat (Haryana), June 22 (IANS) Curriculum innovations and pacts with a plethora of organisations cutting across multiple sectors including corporate houses, embassies and think tanks have helped O.P. Jindal Global University here to broaden career opportunities for its public policy students, said a top university official.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Haryana,National,Education
Sunny morning in Delhi, hot day ahead
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) It was a sunny morning in the national capital on Friday with minimum temperature recorded at 30 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Koreas discuss family reunion, humanitarian issues
Seoul, June 22 (IANS) The two Koreas held talks on Friday where they discussed organising a reunion of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War and other humanitarian issues, according to Seoul's Unification Ministry.
2018-06-22
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Diplomacy
Japan volcano erupts
Tokyo, June 22 (IANS) Mt. Shinmoe in Japan erupted violently on Friday, spewing ash and smoke into the air.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Japan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Cinema/Showbiz
Pulitzer winner Charles Krauthammer dead at 68
New York, June 22 (IANS) Pulitzer Prize winner, Harvard-trained psychiatrist and best-selling author Charles Krauthammer, who came to be known as the dean of conservative commentators, has died. He was 68.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Media,Health/Medicine
3D technology explores Australian submarine wreckage
Canberra, June 22 (IANS) State of the art 3D modelling technology has been used to explore the wreckage of Australia's first submarine lost at sea, with the interim findings of the research presented on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Australia,Technology,Human Interest/Society
EU launches retaliatory tariffs on US goods
London, June 22 (IANS) The European Union (EU) on Friday launched tariffs on some $3.2 billion worth of American goods, in retaliation for tariffs US President Donald Trump's administration imposed on imported steel and aluminium earlier this month.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Business/Economy
Key equity indices open lower on weak global cues
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices opened in the negative territory on Friday tracking weakness in the benchmark global markets.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Four of a family killed in Telangana road accident
Hyderabad, June 22 (IANS) Four members of a family were killed in a road accident in Telangana's Peddapalle district in early on Friday, police said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Europe ends Greece's 8-year bailout saga
Luxembourg City, June 22 (IANS) The Finance Ministers of the Eurozone, the Eurogroup, has reached an agreement that will put an end to Greece's third bailout program, the French Finance Minister said.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Luxembourg,Politics,Business/Economy
Policeman injured in Srinagar militant attack succumbs
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) A policeman injured in a militant attack here in Jammu and Kashmir on June 15 succumbed to critical injuries in a hospital on Friday.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Trump misrepresents N.Korea nuclear agreement
Washington, June 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump offered a misleading characterisation of his deal with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, insisting that Pyongyang had agreed to begin "total denuclearization" right away, a media report said.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Pentagon asked to house migrant minors
Washington, June 22 (IANS) The Pentagon has been asked to supply up to 20,000 beds at old military bases for migrant children held after illegally entering the US, a media report said.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Defence/Security
Civilian injured in J&K gunfight
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) A woman was injured on Friday during a gunfire exchange between the security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism,Defence/Security
Facebook expands fact-checking initiative to new countries
San Francisco, June 22 (IANS) Facebook has announced to expand its fact-checking programme to new countries that aims to fight spread of fake news on its platform.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
China's Baidu tests driverless cars on expressway
Beijing, June 22 (IANS) Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) giant Baidu Inc. has tested its two self-driving cars on an unused expressway in Tianjin City, the company said.
2018-06-22
Category: International, China,Technology,Business/Economy
'Ocean's 8': All-female lead fails to elevate this heist thriller (IANS Review, Rating: **1/2)
Film: "Ocean's 8"; Director: Gary Ross; Cast: Sandra Bullock, Cate Blanchett, Ann Hathaway, Mindy Kaling, Awkwafina, Sarah Paulson, Rihanna, Helena Bonham Carter, Richard Armitage, James Corden; Rating: **1/2
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
North, South Korea begin talks on reunion of separated families
Seoul, June 22 (IANS) North and South Korea on Friday launched Red Cross talks to discuss humanitarian issues, including reunion of families separated across their borders, Seoul's Unification Ministry said.
2018-06-22
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Heist films are like superhero movies: Awkwafina
Los Angeles, June 22 (IANS) Actress-rapper Awkwafina says heist films are like superhero movies.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Chinese yuan weakens against US dollar
Beijing, June 22 (IANS) The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi, or the yuan, weakened 98 basis points to 6.4804 against the US dollar on Friday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trade System.
2018-06-22
Category: International, China,Business/Economy
White House unveils major plan to reform government
Washington, June 22 (IANS) The White House has announced a comprehensive plan to reorganise the US federal government, including reforming the food stamp programme and merging the departments of education and labour so as to bring education and job training together.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Gunfight breaks out in J&K
Srinagar, June 22 (IANS) A gunfight started on Friday between the security forces and militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag district, officials said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Brazil SC allows political satire during electoral campaign
Brasilia, June 22 (IANS) The Brazilian Supreme Court (STF) has voted to allow the press to create political satire about candidates in the October general elections, as well as to express itself in favour or against the politicians.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Brazil,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
US military asked to house migrant minors
Washington, June 22 (IANS) The Pentagon has been asked to supply up to 20,000 beds at old military bases for migrant children held after illegally entering the US.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Police chiefs meet for UN Police summit
United Nations, June 22 (IANS) Police chiefs from across the world have met at UN Headquarters for a two-day UN Chiefs of Police Summit (UNCOPS) to chart a vision for the police components deployed to UN peacekeeping missions.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security
Airbus warns no-deal Brexit could see it leave UK
London, June 22 (IANS) Airbus has warned it could leave the UK if the country exits the European Union single market and customs union without a transition deal.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy
Djokovic routs Dimitrov to reach Queen's Club quarter-finals
London, June 22 (IANS) Serbia's Novak Djokovic showed more signs of returning to a championship level, brushing aside fifth-ranked Grigor Dimitrov 6-4, 6-1 to reach the quarter-finals of the Queen's Club Championships, a Wimbledon tune-up event.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
US mayors go to Mexican border to denounce immigration policy
Austin (Texas), June 22 (IANS) A bipartisan group of 16 US mayors protested on the Mexican border in front of the Port of Entry in Tornillo in the US state Texas against the government's immigration policies.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Politics,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Merkel voices support for Lebanon's reforms
Beirut, June 22 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has reiterated her country's support for Lebanon's reforms during her visit to Beirut.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics,Diplomacy
Federer beats Paire, enters Halle Open quarter-finals
Halle (Germany), June 22 (IANS) Roger Federer saved two match points to avoid an upset against France's Benoit Paire and reach the quarter-finals of the Halle Open.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Tennis
I was as low as I believe I could've gotten: Johnny Depp
L0os Angeles, June 22 (IANS) Actor Johnny Depp, whose life has been marred by several problems and issues including legal troubles, financial woes and a tumultuous, shrouded personal life, says there was a point when he was as low as he could have gotten.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Telangana,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Melania Trump wears 'I really don't care' coat on migrant visit
Washington, June 22 (IANS) US First Lady Melania Trump has been criticised for the choice of her coat worn on a trip to a migrant child detention centre in Texas.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
US dollar declines on downbeat data
New York, June 22 (IANS) The US dollar dropped as investors were digesting the latest data from the country.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Milly Shapiro's real life incident makes it to horror film
Los Angeles, June 22 (IANS) Actress Milly Shapiro had to recreate a moment from her life for horror film "Hereditary".
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
EU tariffs on US goods come into force
London, June 22 (IANS) The European Union (EU) has introduced retaliatory tariffs on US goods as a top official launched a fresh attack on President Donald Trump's trade policy.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy
US stocks close lower amid market woes
New York, June 22 (IANS) US stocks closed lower with the Dow posing an eight-day losing streak.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
How to get happy feet, perfect hair during monsoon
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Is your hair out of control? Are your feet unhappy due to the ongoing season? Try using coconut oil and honey masks for your hair, opt for airy footwear to avoid water clogging so that stinky feet are at bay, suggest experts.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Croatia stun Argentina 3-0 to qualify for last 16 stage
Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), June 22 (IANS) A far superior Croatia stunned heavyweights Argentina 3-0 to qualify for the knockout stages and leave their opponents' fate hanging by a thread in a crunch Group D encounter here.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Football
Intel chief resigns over relationship with employee
New York, June 22 (IANS) Chipmaker Intel has announced that its chief executive, Brian Krzanich, is stepping down with immediate effect because of "a violation of Intel's non-fraternisation policy".
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Give twist to your art-inspired jewellery
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Give your jewellery collection a twist, invest in pieces inspired by different forms of art including animal motifs, flower motifs, bird motifs, paintings and monuments.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Croatia stun Argentina 3-0 to qualify for last 16 stage
Nizhny Novgorod (Russia), June 22 (IANS) A far superior Croatia stunned heavyweights Argentina 3-0 to qualify for the knockout stages and leave their opponents' fate hanging by a thread in a crunch Group D encounter here.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Football
Sushma, Sitharaman to visit Washington for strategic 2+2 Dialogue (Second Lead, Correcting Para 4)
New York/New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will hold the first strategic 2+2 Dialogue with their US counterparts on July 6 in Washington, the State Department announced on Thursday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy
India reaffirms united stand with EU against global security challenges
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India and the European Union (EU) stands united in the face of global peace and security challenges, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has said while addressing the Indian diaspora in Belgium.
2018-06-22
Category: International, India,National,Politics,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Size should not be confused with fitness: Ihana Dhillon
Mumbai, June 22 (IANS) Actress Ihana Dhillon says for an actor, size is important but it should not be confused with fitness.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Business/Economy,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine
Italian Minister slams charity for rescuing migrants
Rome, June 22 (IANS/AKI) Italy's hard-right, anti-migrant Interior Minister Matteo Savini on Thursday deplored attempts by German charity Lifeline to rescue 300-400 migrants in the Mediterranean, an operation allegedly taking place in Libyan waters.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Italy,Politics,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
UN chief to assist Russia, US in overcoming differences
Moscow, June 22 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has said he will do everything in his capacity to make sure that the US and Russia are able to overcome their differences.
2018-06-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Diplomacy
Loan waiver, free power no lasting solution: Naidu
Pune, June 22 (IANS) Vice President Venkaiah Naidu said populist measures such as loan waivers and free power would not provide lasting solution to the distressed farmers in the country and sought timely credit at affordable interest rates besides giving latest know-how to them to improve farm productivity.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Dalit women's collective calls for end of caste-based violence
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) A Dalit women's collective, leading their side event for the first time at a session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva on Thursday, voiced their concern over increasing violence and atrocities against women and called for "structural upheaval" to combat the situation, a statement said.
2018-06-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sushma, Sitharaman to visit Washington for strategic 2+2 Dialogue
New York/New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will hold the first strategic 2+2 Dialogue with their US counterparts on July 6 in Washington, the State Department announced on Thursday.
2018-06-22
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
Low-key Yoga Day celebration in Mizoram
Aizawl, June 21 (IANS) When seven northeastern states observed the 4th International Yoga Day in an impressive manner on Thursday, its celebration was very low key in Christian-dominated Mizoram.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Politics,Health/Medicine
Sikkim celebrates International Yoga Day
Gangtok, June 21 (IANS) Hundreds of children performed yoga as Sikkim joined the rest of the nation in celebrating the fourth International Yoga Day on Thursday.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Sikkim,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Politics,Education,Health/Medicine
BJP a militant organisation, doling out money to win polls: Mamata
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday dubbed the BJP a "militant organiation" and accused it of doling out cash to win elections, saying such practices by it will soon be the reason for its downfall.
2018-06-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
BJP government insulted farmers: Congress on Mandsaur firing report
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Condemning the S.K. Jain report on the firing on farmers in Madhya Pradesh's Mandsaur last year, Congress on Thursday said it has termed the killed farmers as "anti-social elements".
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Italy gives 200,000 euros to Guatemala after volcano disaster
Rome, June 21 (IANS/AKI) The Italian government has donated 200,000 euros to help victims of a volcanic eruption in Guatemala earlier this month that killed over 300 people and displaced more than 3,000, the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Juventus sign German midfielder Emre Can
Turin, June 21 (IANS) Italian football champions Juventus on Thursday announced the signing of German midfielder Emre Can on a free transfer.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Opposition spreading lies against Modi regime: Shah
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday hit out at opposition parties, alleging that they were spreading lies and propaganda against the Narendra Modi government as it has attained many achievements in last four years.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Government's apathy behind Jharkhand hunger-deaths'
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Investigating the recent spate of hunger deaths in Jharkhand, a Right to Food Campaign report has blamed faulty Public Distribution System and "alarming level of food insecurity" in the state for keeping poor people in starvation and "forcing them to die".
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Yoga Day celebrated in Bengal; CM, ministers stay away
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) Hundreds of people -- men and women, young and old, VIPS and commoners -- on Thursday observed the fourth International Yoga Day in West Bengal by practising yoga in rural and urban areas, even as the state's Trinamool Congress government largely stayed away from the event.
2018-06-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Politics,Health/Medicine
Truck drivers should be empowered, given dignity
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) The truck drivers - forming the base of the logistics sector of the country - must be empowered and given dignity, panelists said at a conclave here on Thursday.
2018-06-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
France beat Peru 1-0 to enter World Cup pre-quarters
Yekaterinburg (Russia), June 21 (IANS) Kylian Mbappe became France's youngest goal-scorer in FIFA World Cup history as they beat Peru 1-0 in a Group C match here on Thursday to enter the pre-quarterfinals.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Russia,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Thakkar stuns Karlsson as Challengers win big in UTT
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Teenaged Manav Thakkar turned in a sensational display, stunning World No 20 Kristian Karlsson 2-1 to inspire Empowerji Challengers to a 15-6 victory against Maharashtra United in the CEAT Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT) at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex here on Thursday.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
AIIMS, Skill Development Ministry celebrate yoga day
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Thursday marked the celebration of 4th International Day of Yoga through a mass yoga practice while Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) said it trained over 6,500 yoga instructors and teachers.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Politics,Health/Medicine
Third India skills regional contest begins in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) The third India skills regional competition began here on Thursday with about 300 candidates from 14 states participating in 36 skills, including aircraft maintenance, floristry, mobile robotics, fashion technology, welding, graphic design, web designing, cooking, jewellery and beauty therapy among others.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
Ensure functioning of Delhi Mohalla clinics: Jain
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain on Thursday ordered the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) to ensure that all the constructed Mohalla clinics become functional by July.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Sisodia seeks action against mining mafia after Punjab MLA attacked
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday demanded strong action from Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh over attack on an AAP MLA in Punjab by the mining mafia.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
AAP lawmaker attacked by mining mafia, Amarinder seeks report
Chandigarh, June 21 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Amarjit Singh Sandoa was injured on Thursday after he and his security personnel were attacked by sand mafia goons in Punjab's Ropar district.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ex-striker turned coach Klose says Germany have talent on bench
Sochi, June 21 (IANS) Germany assistant coach Miroslav Klose on Thursday acknowledged that they may have to alter tactics in order to overcome Sweden in their FIFA World Cup Group F second match but was optimistic the defending champions have strength on the bench.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Morocco's decision to play Amrabat after concussion 'questionable': FIFA
Moscow, June 21 (IANS) World football governing body, FIFA has described Morocco's decision to allow winger Nordin Amrabat to play only five days after suffering concussion as "questionable".
2018-06-21
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
France beat Peru 1-0 to enter World Cup pre-quarters
Yekaterinburg (Russia), June 21 (IANS) France beat Peru 1-0 in a Group C match here on Thursday to enter the pre-quarterfinals of FIFA World Cup.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Russia,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
India discovers sub-Saturn size planet
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Ahmedabad-based Physical Research Laboratory (PRL) has discovered a sub-Saturn or super-Neptune size planet (with mass equivalent to 27 Earths and size six times of Earth's radius) around a Sun-like star, an official statement said on Thursday.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Electrosteel acquisition: Rs 5,320 cr remitted to lenders
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) Electrosteel Steels on Thursday said an upfront payment of Rs 5,320 crore has been remitted to lenders of the steel maker as per approved resolution plan of Vedanta.
2018-06-21
Category: India, West Bengal,Business/Economy
Content must change with time, says Ramesh Sippy
Bangkok, June 21 (IANS) He has been a part of Bollywood for over four decades and has classics like "Sholay" and "Seeta Aur Geeta" to his credit. Veteran filmmaker Ramesh Sippy says he is happy with the content in Hindi cinema and it must change with time.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Thailand,Cinema/Showbiz
Russell to lead Jamaica Tallawahs in CPL
Kingston, June 21 (IANS) West Indies all-rounder Andre Russell was on Thursday unveiled as the skipper of two-time Caribbean Premier League (CPL) champions Jamaica Tallawahs during the 2018 season, starting August 8.
2018-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Modi promotes Yoga for political advantage: Congress
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Congress on Thursday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of not practising yga with the right intention and only promoting it for political advantage.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ICC appoints Michael Belloff QC to hear Chandimal's appeal
Dubai, June 21 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday announced the appointment of chairman of the ICC Code of Conduct commission, Michael Beloff QC, as the judicial commissioner to hear Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal's appeal against being charged with wrongdoing.
2018-06-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Costa Rican ex-World Cup hero now training new generation of keepers
San Jose, June 21 (IANS) Luis Gabelo Conejo's net-minding skills led Costa Rica to the knockout stage of the 1990 World Cup and also landed him a coveted roster spot with a European club. Now 58, he is using that experience to help train the next generation of goalkeepers.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Argentina,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Sushma leads yoga day celebrations at European Parliament
Brussels, June 21 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj led celebrations to mark International Yoga Day at the European Parliament in Brussels on Thursday, highlighting the importance of yoga for the modern world.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Belgium,Politics,Health/Medicine
Boxers Lovelina, Sonia, Himanshu, Ashish enter Ulaanbaatar Cup semis
Ulaanbaatar, June 21 (IANS) Indian boxers Sonia Lather (57kg) and Lovlina Borgohain (69kg) assured themselves of a medal after advancing to the semi-finals of the Ulaanbaatar Cup here on Thursday.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Mongolia,Sports,Other Sports
Girl arrested in Bengal for stabbing ex-lover's girlfriend
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) A girl was arrested on Thursday for repeatedly stabbing the girlfriend of her ex-lover with a sickle in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, police said.
2018-06-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
15 of a family die in MP road accident
Morena, June 21 (IANS) Fifteen of a family, including eight women, were killed early on Thursday when a jeep collided with a tractor in Madhya Pradesh's Morena district, police said.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Reliance Energy to ensure power supply during MMRDA outage
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Reliance Energy will take every possible step to ensure that power supply to its consumers in the city suburbs is not disrupted due to the planned outage by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) early on June 24, the company said on Thursday.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Shooters Heena, Rahi impress at 18th KSS Memorial championship
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Former World No.1 Heena Sidhu of ONGC topped the charts for the selection trials in the 10 metre Air Pistol category while para-shooter Rubina Francis from Madhya Pradesh clinched a gold and silver medal in the junior and senior category of the 10m Air Pistol (IPC) championship, respectively at the Dr. Karni Shooting Range here on Thursday.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Centre proposing 2 district level schemes to attract investments
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) Union Minister for Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu on Thursday said the Central government is proposing two schemes at the district level to attract investments.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Odisha clears land for Tata Steel to set up industrial park
Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) The Odisha cabinet, at a meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, on Thursday approved a proposal by Tata Steel for utilising 1,735 acres of land for developing a private industrial park at Gopalpur in Ganjam district.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Sebi amends takeover regulations, buyback norms
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Capital markets regulator Securities and Exchanges Board Of India (Sebi) on Thursday approved changes in takeover regulations to extend the time limit for upward revision of open offer price before the start of the tendering period.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sushma, Sitharaman to visit Washington for strategic 2+2 Dialogue
New York, June 21 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will hold the first strategic 2+2 Dialogue with their US counterparts on July 6 in Washington, the State Department announced on Thursday.
2018-06-21
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
War of words between Omar, Ram Madhav on J&K developments
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) A bitter war of words started on Thursday between former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and BJP National General Secretary Ram Madhav after the former alleged that the PDP-BJP split was a "Bollywood-inspired fixed match".
2018-06-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
China, Nepal sign 14 pacts, including on railway construction
Beijing, June 21 (IANS) China and Nepal on Thursday signed 14 agreements, including one on railway construction in the Himalayan nation, following a meeting between visiting Nepali Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli and his Chinese counterpart Li Keqiang.
2018-06-21
Category: International, China,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Indian Army, PLA personnel do 'yoga for peace' at 17,000 feet
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Indian Army personnel deployed along the Indo-China border in Eastern Ladakh on Thursday observed the Fourth International Yoga Day with the Chinese PLA personnel at Daulat Beg Oldie-Tien Wein Dien meeting point at an altitude of 16,942 feet.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Iran allows women to enter soccer stadium for 1st time in decades
Tehran (Iran), June 21 (IANS) A day after their national football team suffered a 0-1 defeat at the hands of Spain, female Iranian fans were on Thursday still relishing the feeling of having been allowed to enter a major soccer stadium for the first time in four decades, an activity they had hitherto been barred from participating in within their conservative and theocratic Asian nation.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Turkey,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
5 Indians in junior shooting World Cup squad
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Five Indian shooters will be eyeing for glory when the nine day-long ISSF Junior World Cup begins in Suhl (Germany) from Friday.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Immigrant children forcibly given drugs in US centre: Lawsuit
Washington, June 21 (IANS) Unaccompanied immigrant children held at a detention centre in the US state of Texas were forcibly given a variety of psychotropic drugs, according to a lawsuit.
2018-06-21
Category: International, United States,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kabaddi Masters: India coach criticises Iran's strategy
Dubai, June 21 (IANS) India coach Srinivas Reddy on Thursday took a dig at Iran for not sending their top players in the six-nation inaugural Kabaddi Masters tournament, starting here from Friday.
2018-06-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Other Sports
BSF, Pakistan Rangers hold flag meeting on IB
Jammu, June 21 (IANS) A flag meeting was held on Thursday between officers of the Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers on the International Border (IB) in Jammu district.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
President Kovind performs yoga in Suriname
Paramaribo (Suriname), June 21 (IANS) Visiting President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday participated in the fourth International Yoga Day celebrations in Paramaribo along with his Suriname counterpart Desire Delano Bouterse, Vice President Michael Ashwin Adhin and other dignitaries.
2018-06-21
Category: International, India,Politics,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Serbia, Switzerland face-off in crunch Group E clash (Preview)
Kaliningrad (Russia), June 21 (IANS) Serbia will face a big challenge bidding to register their second consecutive win, this time against a Swiss side that is confident after holding Brazil to a draw when they face-off in a FIFA World Cup Group E game here on Friday.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Telangana reporter ends life after killing children
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) A part-time Telugu reporter committed suicide after killing his two minor daughters in Telangana's Siddipet town on Thursday, police said.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Media,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gene-edited pigs resistant to deadly virus
London, June 21 (IANS) Genetically modified pigs are resistant to the world's costliest livestock diseases that causes breathing trouble, death among young animals as well as causing pregnant sows to lose their litter, a study has found.
2018-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Colombia need victory vs Poland to reach pre-quarters: Falcao
Kazan (Russia), June 21 (IANS) Colombia football captain Radamel Falcao said on Thursday that their upcoming 2018 World Cup clash against Poland is crucial since both teams have not gained any points thus far.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
India, Tajikistan agree to enhance cooperation for sustainable water development
Dushanbe, June 21 (IANS) India and Tajikistan have reaffirmed their commitment to promote bilateral relations and agreed to enhance economic cooperation, particularly in sustainable water development, an official statement said on Thursday.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Tajikistan,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Congress names three AICC secretaries for Telangana
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday appointed three AICC secretaries for Telangana, replacing present incumbent Satish Jharkiholi.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UK Trade Minister quits in protest over Heathrow Airport expansion
London, June 21 (IANS) British Trade Minister Greg Hands handed in his resignation on Thursday in protest over the proposed expansion of London's Heathrow Airport.
2018-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Business/Economy
Packet tea consumption rising in India: Study
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) Driven by higher disposable income, perceived quality and better storage options, the demand for packet tea in India is rising, according to a study by Tea Board of India.
2018-06-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy
Messi to receive World Cup replica as birthday gift
Moscow, June 21 (IANS) An unusual copy of the FIFA World Cup, as well as a birthday cake has been made for Argentina national football team captain Lionel Messi by the people of Bronnitsy, where the players are residing.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
SC junks plea for restoration of clogged rivers
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to entertain a plea seeking restoration of the rivers flowing through reserve forests in Uttar Pradesh with their beds overloaded with sand, bajri (gravel), morang and boulder as it questioned the bonafides of the petitioner.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Trump, Putin likely to meet in mid-July
Washington, June 21 (IANS) US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are planning to meet in mid-July, the media reported on Thursday.
2018-06-21
Category: International, United States,Politics,Diplomacy
Centre to start 10 Missions of Exports
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) Union Minister for Commerce and Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu on Thursday said the Central government, in order to boost exports, plans to start 10 Missions of Exports.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Smart policing need of the hour: Minister
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Gangaram Ahir on Thursday said there is a need for smart policing and to expand the fingerprint database of prisoners as criminals are increasingly using technology.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Denmark, Australia grind out a 1-1 draw in Group C tie
Samara (Russia), June 21 (IANS) Australia held Denmark 1-1 in a Group C game here on Thursday to keep alive their chances of making it to the pre-quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Sarkar has mixed response to BJP-led Tripura government's first budget
Agartala, June 21 (IANS) Former Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, who is now Leader of Opposition in the Assembly, on Thursday appreciated some proposals of the BJP-led state government's first budget while slamming some of its other provisions.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Business/Economy
New treatment facility for hazardous industrial waste in Delhi
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Delhi Cabinet on Thursday approved the setting up of Treatment, Storage and Disposal Facilities (TSDF) in Bawana area for hazardous waste generated by industrial units located in the area.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Taking artiste's consent before announcing award vital: Ayaan Ali Bangash
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Celebrated sarod players Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash, who refused to receive the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar 2017 in the field of in the field of Hindustani Instrumental Music, say not taking consent of artistes before announcing an award, breaks the set rules and offends them.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
Speaker accepts YSR Congress MPs' resignations
New Delhi/Vijayawda, June 21 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Thursday accepted resignations of five Lok Sabha MPs of the YSR Congress party.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Australia hold Denmark 1-1
Samara (Russia), June 21 (IANS) Australia held Denmark 1-1 in a Group C game here on Thursday to keep alive their chances of making it to the pre-quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
'New land pooling policy will deprive people of affordable housing'
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) A housing society group on Thursday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to ensure implementation of earlier approved Land Pooling Policy, as the new policy will deprive people of affordable housing in some parts of the national capital, and also warned of an agitation if this was not done.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
As countermeasure, India hikes import duty on 29 US products
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) In a retaliatory move against the recent US import duty hikes, India on Thursday raised customs duty on 29 products, including on iron and steel products imported from the US.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics,Diplomacy
Indian millennial couples prefer intimate weddings: Survey
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Indian millennial couples are bending towards smaller budget weddings and intimate functions, yet they want their parents to contribute to the cost of it, according to a survey.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Vohra calls all-party meet to discuss J&K situation
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra has called an all-party meeting here on Friday to discuss the security situation in the state, officials said here on Thursday.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Prioritise health, expenses: India's first female truck driver's advice
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) India's first female truck driver Yogita Raghuvanshi says her colleagues must learn to prioritise their health and expenses, rather than involving themselves solely in their fight for wages and rights.
2018-06-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Need to break myth that Bollywood songs is Indian music: Shilpa Rao
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Singer Shilpa Rao, who has sung a single "Saanwariya" for Drishyam Play -- an initiative to curate and promote fresh music from different parts of the country -- feels the layman associates Bollywood songs with Indian music. She says that's a myth that needs to be broken.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
S. Korean defender Young-gwon says cooperation key to blocking Mexicans
St. Petersburg, June 21 (IANS) South Korean centre-back Kim Young-gwon said on Thursday that partnership and cooperation between their footballers is the key to contain Mexico in their upcoming FIFA World Cup clash.
2018-06-21
Category: International, United States,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
How do dogs understand human emotions?
London, June 21 (IANS) Ever wondered how your canine is able to read your facial expressions, understand the tone of your voice? It is because they use different parts of their brains to process negative and positive human emotions, a study says.
2018-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Sunil Mittal to be ICC's Honorary Chair
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) on Thursday announced that Sunil Bharti Mittal would assume the Honorary Chairmanship of the business chamber from July 1, on stepping down as its Chairman.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Kindergarten student dead in Himachal accident
Shimla, June 21 (IANS) A kindergarten student was killed and 12 others were injured on Thursday when their overcrowded private school bus skidded off the road and fell into a 100-foot-deep gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district, police said.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Modi says yoga can unite conflict-ridden world; record set in Kota (Roundup)
Dehradun/New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Fourth International Yoga Day was enthusiastically observed on Thursday within the country and abroad, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who attended the main event at Dehradun, saying yoga has emerged as a major unifying force in a world facing conflicts.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Politics,Health/Medicine
BJP uses cash to win polls, will be dethroned: Mamata
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday accused the BJP of doling out cash to win elections and said such practices by the Centre's ruling party will soon be the reason for its downfall.
2018-06-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Cruise tourism push could boost employment in Goa
Panaji, June 21 (IANS) Union Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari's recent push for promotion of cruise tourism could boost employment in the sector, the promoter of a Goa-based culinary training institute has said.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Business/Economy
TN sets up committee to suggest downsizing, outsourcing
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) In an attempt to downsize its workforce, the Tamil Nadu government on Thursday said it has set up a Staff Rationalisation Committee.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Tvesa retains lead after second round of Hero WPG Tour
Bengaluru, June 21 (IANS) Overnight leader Tvesa Malik weathered a rocky start to maintain her lead after two rounds of the seventh leg of the Hero Womens Pro golf Tour.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Golf
'Need to raise educational standards for the majority of students'
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The minimum standards of education need to be raised for the majority of students, Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister, Manish Sisodia, said on Thursday, adding there is a growing confidence that government schools are the solution to the country's educational levels.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Golfer Vani makes positive start at Thailand Championship
Pattaya, June 21 (IANS) Golfer Vani Kapoor made a positive start in the Thailand Championship, finishing round one in tied 24th position as she carded even-par 72 at the Pheonix Gold Golf and Country Club here on Thursday.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Telangana,Sports,Golf
CIC to continue hearing case even if appellant dies
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The Central Information Commission (CIC) on Thursday announced it would continue hearing a case and decide it even if an appelant dies in the course of the hearing.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Why humans transitioned from claws to nails
New York, June 21 (IANS) Ever imagined why humans transitioned from having claws to nails? It is because we humans developed complex social structures and can rely on others for grooming, finds a study.
2018-06-21
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Hindu-Muslim couple get passports after Sushma intervenes
Lucknow, June 21 (IANS) A Hindu woman married to a Muslim got her passport on Thursday, following External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj's intervention, barely 24 hours after a passport officer rejected her application on the grounds that she had not changed her surname.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Israeli Prime Minister's wife charged with fraud
Jerusalem, June 21 (IANS) Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was charged with fraud and breach of trust on Thursday over the alleged misuse of state funds, the Justice Ministry said.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Weak global cues depress equity indices, auto stocks slump (Roundup)
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Broadly negative global markets subdued the key Indian equity indices on Thursday. Indices on both the BSE and the National Stock Exchange (NSE) ended in the red after a largely volatile trade throughout the day.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Indonesian police arrest boat captain over deadly capsize
Jakarta, June 21 (IANS) Indonesian police on Thursday detained the captain of a boat that sank in Lake Toba in Sumatra earlier this week, leaving three people dead and over 190 missing.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
51 per cent people eat potatoes every day: Survey
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) It is the filling in samosas, the centre of our vada pavs, the topping on morning poha. A regular day in an Indian household is incomplete without the humble potato being part of at least one meal. Now a survey says that a majority of Indians eat potatoes every day.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Garmin 'running' watch with built-in music in India for Rs 39,990
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Smart wearables maker Garmin India on Thursday launched "Forerunner 645 Music" -- a global positioning system (GPS) enabled-running watch with built-in music and on-device music storage for over 500 songs.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Iceland to continue playing to their strengths facing Nigeria (Preview)
Volgograd (Russia), June 21 (IANS) Iceland won't be changing their strategy much when they play Nigeria in their FIFA World Cup Group D's second game here on Friday.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Russia,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
MPEDA to launch state-of-the-art aquaculture complex at Kochi
Kochi, June 21 (IANS) The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA), which is headquartered here, is all set to launch its multi-species Aquaculture Complex here with an aim to revolutionize fish production in the country, an official said.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Environment/Wildlife,Business/Economy
Special sewer cleaning machines to replace manual scavengers in Delhi
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) In a move to rehabilitate manual scavengers in the city, the Delhi government is all set to turn the 'safai karamcharis' into entrepreneurs by providing them loans to own sewer cleaning machines.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Sebi amends regulations governing IPOs, share buybacks
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Capital markets regulator, the Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), on Thursday announced it has amended regulations governing initial public offerings (IPO) and buybacks.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Beckham predicts England-Argentina World Cup final
London, June 21 (IANS) Former England football captain David Beckham on Thursday predicted an England-Argentina final in the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia.
2018-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Jabra expands wireless audio line-up in India
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Expanding its audio line-up, Denmark-based Jabra, a subsidiary of GN Netcom that makes in-ear and on-ear audio wearables, on Thursday launched two devices in India.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Separatist leaders detained, shutdown hits life in Kashmir Valley
Srinagar, June 21 (IANS) Authorities on Thursday placed senior separatist leaders under detention in the summer capital Srinagar to prevent their participation in a protest shutdown that derailed life in the Kashmir Valley.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
International Yoga Day celebrated in Hungary and Bosna & Herzegovina
Budapest/Sarajevo, June 21 (IANS International Yoga Day was celebrated with much gusto in the central European countries of Hungary and Bosna & Herzegovina.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Hungary,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Kerala HC stays arrest of policeman allegedly beaten by top officer's kin
Kochi, June 21 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Thursday asked police not to arrest the Kerala policeman, allegedly beaten up by a senior police official's wife and daughter, on the FIR filed against him by the officer's daughter.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Twitterati logical in mornings, emotional in evenings: Study
London, June 21 (IANS) Early morning tweets are often based on a logical way of thinking, while those in the evenings and nights are high on emotions, finds an analysis of 800-million tweets.
2018-06-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Boxers Amit, Gaurav enter Chemistry Cup semis
Halle (Germany), June 21 (IANS) Commonwealth Games medallists Amit Panghal (49kg) and Gaurav Solanki (52kg) stormed into the semi-finals of their respective weight categories and assured themselves of medals at the Chemistry Cup boxing tournament here.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Other Sports
International Yoga Day celebrated with enthusiasm in Bengal
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) Hundreds of people -- men and women, young and old, VIPS and commoners -- on Thursday observed the fourth International Yoga Day in West Bengal by practicing yoga across the state, both in rural and urban areas.
2018-06-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Get the lip liner game right
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Using a lip liner seems fairly simple, however there are some steps that one must follow to get that million-dollar smile, say experts.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India favourites against Pakistan in Kabadi Masters opener (Preview)
Dubai, June 21 (IANS) World champions India will start firm favourites when they lock horns with arch-rivals Pakistan in the opening game of the inaugural six-nation Kabaddi Masters Dubai 2018 on Friday.
2018-06-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Other Sports
England train without Dele Alli ahead of World Cup game vs Panama
Saint Petersburg, June 21 (IANS) England's national football team on Thursday went through a training session in preparation for their upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia clash with Panama, yet the team was without their star midfielder Dele Alli who was out of the practice dealing with a thigh strain.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
13 kindergarten students injured in Himachal accident
Shimla, June 21 (IANS) At least 13 kindergarten students were injured on Thursday when their school bus skidded off the road and fell into a gorge in Himachal Pradesh's Mandi district, police said.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Odisha to take early action on social media grievances
Bhubaneswar, June 21 (IANS) The Odisha government on Thursday asked all District Collectors to instruct officers concerned to take early and appropriate action on public grievances received through social media.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics,Technology
Parineeti brings best out of me while shooting: Arjun Kapoor
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Actor Arjun Kapoor says his "Namaste England" co-star Parineeti Chopra brings out his best while shooting for a film.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Oli inaugurates Nepal-China friendship run in Beijing
Beijing, June 21 (IANS) Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli inaugurated a Nepal-China "friendship run" here on Thursday to showcase the warm ties between the two countries.
2018-06-21
Category: International, China,Politics,Sports,Diplomacy
Spanish police arrest 6 athletes accused of doping
Madrid, June 21 (IANS) Six athletes have been arrested in Spain on suspicion of doping, Spanish police said on Thursday.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Athletics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Summer solstice draws crowds of merrymakers to Stonehenge
Stonehenge (United Kingdom), June 21 (IANS) The Earth's northern hemisphere welcomed its longest day of the year on Thursday and hundreds of people gathered at Stonehenge in southern England to celebrate the solstice and the coming of summer.
2018-06-21
Category: International, India,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Kids turn Yoga Day into Clean India day
Dehradun, June 21 (IANS) They may not be yoga experts but a group of children who attended the International Yoga Day here on Thursday, on their own, cleaned up the sprawling ground where the event took place after it resembled a dustbin, with water bottles strewn everywhere.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
3 UP youth questioned in Kashmir stone pelting case
Lucknow, June 21 (IANS) Three youth have been detained and are being questioned in Saharanpur district of Uttar Pradesh for their alleged complicity in stone-pelting in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar district, police said on Thursday.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
5G could improve safety of self-driving cars: Gartner
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) The deployment of 5G networks, which could be as much as 10 times more efficient than 4G networks, has the potential to significantly improve the safety of self-driving cars, according to market research firm Gartner.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Tripura Assembly lauds man, daughter for averting train accident
Agartala, June 21 (IANS) Cutting across party lines, members of the Tripura Assembly on Thursday praised Swapan Debbarma, 45, and his teenage daughter who last week averted a train accident saving the lives of over 2,000 passengers.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Human Interest/Society
Pakistan cricketer tests positive for prohibited substance
Lahore, June 21 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has confirmed that a prominent cricketer has tested positive for a prohibited substance but refused to reveal the name as per International Cricket Council (ICC) rules.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Equity indices close lower; auto stocks fall
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Amid volatility, the key Indian equity indices provisionally closed in the red on Thursday.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Chrome on Android now lets users surf web without Internet
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Google on Thursday introduced a new feature for its Android devices that would let users in India and several other countries surf the web without a constant Internet connection.
2018-06-21
Category: International, India,Technology,Business/Economy
Payworld, Reliance MF tie up for mutual fund solutions
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Financial services provider Payworld said it has partnered with Reliance Mutual Fund to provide mutual fund services to three million families in India.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ex-Spain captain Casillas rejects criticism of David de Gea's performance
Moscow, June 21 (IANS) Former Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas, who captained the national team to its World Cup win in 2010, defended David de Gea, his successor between the posts, from critics of his performance in Russia so far and said he would be a crucial feature in the starting XI in games to come.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
BJP's Sen elected Tripura Deputy Speaker
Agartala, June 21 (IANS) Congress-turned-BJP legislator Biswabhandu Sen was on Thursday was elected the Deputy Speaker of the Tripura assembly unopposed.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
AAP MLA injured in attack by sand mafia in Punjab
Chandigarh, June 21 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator Amarjit Singh Sandoa was injured on Thursday after he and his security personnel were attacked by sand mafia goons in Punjab's Ropar district.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
First look of Tabrez Noorani's 'Love Sonia' out
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) The first look of Demi Moore and Freida Pinto-starrer "Love Sonia", based on the horrors of child trafficking, features the intense gaze of a girl child, and it is unsettling.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Indian musicians pitch for better music education
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Indian musicians like Shaan and Kailash Kher feel India has immense talent, and it is important to hone the skills in the right way from the right age.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
J&K BJP chief claims getting death threats from Pakistan
Jammu, June 21 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir's BJP unit chief Ravinder Raina on Thursday said the he has been receiving death threats calls from Pakistan.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Important to educate people on advantages of yoga: Celebrity trainer
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Celebrity trainer Anshuka Parwani, who has worked with Bollywood stars like Kareena Kapoor Khan and Malaika Arora, says that it is important to educate people on the advantages of yoga considering the hectic schedule and demanding lifestyle.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Lifestyle/Fashion
KL Rahul denies dating Nidhhi Agerwal
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Cricketer KL Rahul says he is not dating "Munna Michael" actress Nidhhi Agerwal.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Sports
Kejriwal takes stock of power, water situation
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) On the first day of work since his sit-in at the Raj Niwas ended, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday met officials from the water and electricity departments to study the problems faced by people in the city.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Europeans look down on Central American teams: Tejada
Saransk (Russia), June 21 (IANS) Panama forward Luis Tejada on Thursday said Europeans usually looked down on Central American teams, referring to their upcoming 2018 FIFA World Cup clash against England.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Manipur celebrates Yoga Day
Imphal, June 21 (IANS) The International Day of Yoga was celebrated in Manipur on Thursday with leaders, common people and students performing 'asanas' at several places.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Manipur,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Russia to supply technical security equipment to India
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Russian state atomic energy corporation Rosatom on Thursday said that its subsidiary Nikiret has signed an agreement with Indian engineering services firm Core Energy Systems Pvt Ltd for the promotion of its technical security equipment in India.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Technology,Business/Economy
Weight loss may reverse effects of heart rhythm disorder
Sydney, June 21 (IANS) Losing weight may reverse or reduce the progression of irregular heart rhythm disorder among obese people, claim researchers, including one of Indian origin.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Australia,Lifestyle/Fashion,Diaspora,Health/Medicine
New 'e-skin' brings sense of touch, pain to prosthetic hands
New York, June 21 (IANS) A team of engineers, including one of an Indian-origin, has developed a novel e-dermis that will enable amputees perceive a real sense of touch through the fingertips of their prosthetics.
2018-06-21
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Technology,Diaspora
Yoga makes life meaningful: MP CM
Bhopal, June 21 (IANS) Yoga was practised across Madhya Pradesh on Thursday to mark the fourth International Yoga Day, with Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan saying yoga makes life meaningful.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Hazzard says Belgium needs Lukaku to come up vs Tunisia
Moscow, June 21 (IANS) After helping his side to a 3-0 triumph over Panama, Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku may have been one of the heroes of the World Cup first round group games but that didn't stop him coming in for criticism from Belgium captain Eden Hazzard.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Panama's Luis Ovalle says Los Canaleros ready to take on England
Saransk (Russia), June 21 (IANS) Anything is possible in the Panama-England clash in the FIFA World Cup, Panama defender Luis Ovalle said on Thursday.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Brazil take on Costa Rica in must win World Cup clash (Preview)
Sochi, June 21 (IANS) Neymar and Brazil will need to step up their game when they take on Costa Rica in a must win Group E FIFA World Cup clash here on Friday.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,2018 FIFA World Cup,Football
Kamal Haasan meets Sonia Gandhi
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Actor Kamal Haasan, who has floated a new political party Makkal Needhi Maiam, on Thursday met United Progressive Alliance Chairperson Sonia Gandhi here.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Cinema/Showbiz
Facebook launches free version of 'Workplace' for NGOs
San Francisco, June 21 (IANS) Making inroads into the non-profit segment, Facebook has launched a free version of its enterprise communications app 'Workplace' to make working better, smarter and faster for charities and non-governmental organisations.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Business/Economy
Coimbatore set to host second round of Racing Nationals this weekend
Coimbatore, June 21 (IANS) Packed and quality grids will feature the second round of the MRF MMSC National Racing Championship commencing at the Kari Motor Speedway here this weekend which will also witness the opening round of the Volkswagen Ameo Cup.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Motorsports
I've been to the brink of giving up: Palash Sen
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Euphoria's frontman Palash Sen says he was on the "brink of giving up" but bounced back for his family and bandmates.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
37 killed in Afghanistan violence
Kabul, June 21 (IANS) At least 20 Taliban militants and 17 security personnel were killed after clashes in two districts of Afghanistan on Thursday, according to officials.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Tripura celebrates Yoga Day with zeal
Agartala, June 21 (IANS) Thousands of people, men and women, young and old, VIPS and commoners, on Thursday observed the fourth International Yoga Day in Tripura by practising yoga across the state -- both in rural areas and cities.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics,Health/Medicine
Vikas Khanna's next book to focus on grains, northeast
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Michelin-starred Chef Vikas Khanna, who was here for a masterclass and launch of Quaker Whole Oats, says his next book will focus on grains and will also talk about India's northeast region which he feels still holds its rich culture intact through food.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
China celebrates Yoga Day
Beijing, June 21 (IANS) China on Thursday celebrated the fourth International Yoga Day with hundreds of people participating in a yoga event held here.
2018-06-21
Category: International, China,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
IBS Software inks multi-million dollar pact with British Airways
Thiruvananthapuram, June 21 (IANS) Technopark-headquartered IBS Software, a leading provider of new-gen IT solutions to the aviation industry, has signed a multi-million dollar contract with British Airways (BA) to provide solutions for flight and crew operations management.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Business/Economy
Kota creates world record with 2 lakh people performing yoga
Jaipur, June 21 (IANS) Kota in Rajasthan established a world record on Thursday when around two lakh people performed yoga at one place on the occasion of the International Yoga Day.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Bring back 21 fishermen from Iran: Palaniswami
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Thursday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the Indian Embassy in Iran to take steps to repatriate 21 Indian fishermen stranded there.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Diplomacy
Arjun Kapoor falls sick ahead of IIFA
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Actor Arjun Kapoor, scheduled to perform at the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards gala in Bangkok on Sunday, says he is not well but will try to be ready for his performance on stage.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Turkey hits US with retaliatory tariffs
Ankara, June 21 (IANS) Turkey on Thursday became the latest country to hit back at the US for its tariffs on steel and aluminium.
2018-06-21
Category: International, Turkey,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Tibetans mark Yoga Day
Dharamsala, June 21 (IANS) Hundreds of Tibetans on Thursday from the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) on Thursday performed yoga exercises at the courtyard of the Tsuglagkhang temple here.
2018-06-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Politics
Rajneesh Duggal to play ghostbuster in 'Mushkil'
Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) Actor Rajneesh Duggal will be seen playing the role of an exorcist in supernatural thriller "Mushkil".
2018-06-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood

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