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One arrested for forging Parliament pass
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A Man from Bihar was arrested for forging Lok Sabha pass required to enter Parliament building complex, Delhi Police said on Saturday.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Now CCTV cameras found at fake antique dealer's house, wellness centre
Kochi, Oct 23 (IANS) The case of fake antique dealer Monson Mavunkal is seeing new twists since his arrest, and after a Pocso case was filed with him, the Kerala Police probe team have found CCTV cameras installed at both his rented house and wellness centre.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Junior hockey nationals: Salute Academy, SGPC and M.P. reach quarters
Bhopal, Oct 23 (IANS) Gaganjeet Singh and Gurnoor Grewal scored a hat-trick each as Salute Hockey Academy, Delhi thrashed Malwa Hockey Academy Hanumangarh 17-2 in a Pool E league match and qualified for the quarter-finals of the 1st Hockey India Junior Men Academy National Championship 2021 here on Saturday.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,Sports,Hockey
A glimpse into unsealed chambers
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) On the 195th anniversary of the first successful experimentation with photography as a novel form, an exhibition 'Unsealed Chamber: The Transient Image' is being held at Alliance Francaise de Delhi, New Delhi till November 3.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Breastfeeding may help prevent cognitive decline
New York, Oct 23 (IANS) Women who had breastfed their babies performed better on cognitive tests after the age of 50 compared to women who had not breastfed, finds a new study.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Kerala sees 8,909 new Covid cases, 65 deaths
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (IANS) Kerala on Saturday registered 8,909 new Covid cases was registered after 86,111 samples were tested in the past 24 hours and the test positivity rate was 10.34 per cent, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said in a statement.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Doctor among 5 held for drug theft in ESIC dispensaries in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Five persons, including Employees' State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) officials and a doctor, were arrested on Saturday by the Crime Branch for allegedly pilfering medicines meant for public health facilities in the national capital, police said.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
J&K to become 'giver' not 'taker' region of India: Amit Shah
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Union Home Minister, Amit Shah said on Saturday that the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi about Jammu and Kashmir is to convert the union territory into a 'giver' and not a 'taker' region of the country.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Sam Richardson joins the 'Hocus Pocus' cast
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Actor Sam Richardson will star alongside Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy in the long-awaited sequel to the 1993 fantasy film "Hocus Pocus".
2021-10-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Digvijaya accuses MP govt of giving farmers low quality seeds
Bhopal, Oct 23 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh on Saturday accused state agriculture minister Kamal Patel of providing non-certified seeds to the farmers in the state.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Nearly 20% judges have no place to sit, other basic facilities: CJI (Ld)
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Oct 23 (IANS) Highlighing major concerns over judicial infrastructure in the country, Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Saturday made some shocking revelations, including how almost 20 per cent of the judicial officers in the country don't even have proper courtrooms to sit and preside over justice delivery.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Nurses think about suicide more than other workers in US: Study
New York, Oct 23 (IANS) A team of researchers has reported that nurses in the US experience suicidal ideation in greater numbers than other general workers and those who do are less likely to tell anyone about it.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Adivi Sesh's emotional note after wrapping up for 'Major'
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Actor Adivi Sesh, who is essaying the role of NSG commando and 26/11 martyr, Major Sandeep Unnikrishnan, wrote an emotional note on his microblogging site, as he wrapped up his shooting part earlier on Saturday.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
World's largest cricket bat unveiled in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) World's largest cricket bat, certified by Guinness World Records, was unveiled here on Saturday by the former Indian captain Mohammed Azhrauddin.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Fans expect a cracker of a Diwali release from 'RRR'
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Actor Ram Charan and Jr NTR-starrer pan-India movie 'RRR- Roudram Ranam Rudhiram' is gearing up for a worldwide release soon.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
I-League: Delhi FC outclass Madan Maharaj FC 6-0 in Qualifiers
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Delhi FC finished their I-League Qualifiers 2021 campaign in style as they outclassed Madan Maharaj FC 6-0 at the Bangalore Football Stadium, here on Saturday.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Haryana to develop forts in Mahendragarh
Chandigarh, Oct 23 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said historical places of Mahendragarh district would be developed as tourist destinations.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
South Korea seeks clues after nearly successful space mission
Seoul, Oct 23 (IANS) South Korea has said it will set up a committee to closely look into what went wrong in a mission to put a dummy satellite into orbit with its first homegrown space rocket.
2021-10-23
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
BTS Army in for a live-streamed spectacle on Sunday
Seoul, Oct 23 (IANS) K-pop superband BTS will hold an online concert, 'BTS Permission To Dance On Stage', this weekend, featuring fresh up-to-date viewing technologies, its management agency has said.
2021-10-23
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Nagarjuna's 'partiality' in new promo gets fans talking
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) In one of the recent episodes of 'Bigg Boss Telugu 5', Actress Priya had an outburst on VJ Sunny, as he tried to defend his game.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
Hindus do not have violent mindset, but govt should act now: Seer
Bagalkot, (Karnataka) Oct 23 (IANS) Pejawar Seer Vishwaprasanna Theertha Swamiji on Saturday stated that Hindus do not have a mob and violent mentality unlike people of other religions. The government should act before the situation gets out of hand, he added.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National
T20 World Cup: Clinical Australia restrict South Africa to 118/9
Abu Dhabi, Oct 23 (IANS) A clinical bowling performance from Australia restricted South Africa to a below-par 118/9 in 20 overs in a Group 1 match of Super 12 in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Saturday. Josh Hazlewood, Mitchell Starc, and Adam Zampa claimed two wickets each while Glenn Maxwell and Pat Cummins scalped a wicket apiece. Barring Aiden Markrams 40 off 36 balls, no other batter from South Africa crossed the 20-run mark.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Kejriwal to visit Ayodhya on Oct 26
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will visit Hanuman Garhi temple and will offer prayers to Ram Lalla in Ayodhya on October 26.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
How Cong-BJP political fight extends from Rajasthan to Punjab
Jaipur, Oct 23 (IANS) The upcoming Punjab Assembly polls are sure to get interesting with the appointment of Rajasthan Minister Harish Chaudhary as the state Congress in charge while Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat is already working there as BJP in charge.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Modi quotes from Thirukkural to thank healthcare, frontline workers
Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) Quoting a couplet from Thirukkural in Tamil, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday thanked all healthcare and frontline workers for their selfless service during the Covid-19 pandemic, the state BJP unit said.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
BJP holds minority wing meet to woo Muslim voters
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The National Executive meeting of the BJP's Minority wing is going to be held in New Delhi on Sunday to discuss the political strategy ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections in five states and how to reach out to the minority community, especially the Muslim population in the country.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Thousands attend funeral of slain Kenyan athlete
Nairobi, Oct 23 (IANS) Thousands of people including Kenyan athletes, coaches and residents came out on the streets on Friday and Saturday to pay homage to former world 10,000m bronze medallist and cross country champion Agnes Tirop, who was found dead in her house last week,soon after returning from a competition in Europe.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Kenya,Sports,Athletics
T20 World Cup: Arch-rivals India, Pakistan eye World Cup glory (Preview)
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) Virat Kohli-led India will face Babar Azam's Pakistan in a high octane Group 2 clash in the Super 12 stage of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium, here on Sunday.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Karaikal remains tense in wake of PMK leader's murder
Karaikal, Oct 23 (IANS) Tension continued to simmer in Puducherry on Saturday following the brutal murder of a PMK leader as he was returning home.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
India's first IVF buffalo calf born in Gujarat
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) For the first time in India, using the in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) technique, a calf was born to a buffalo from a breed named 'Banni' at a private farm in Gujarat's Somnath district.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech
Vin Diesel walks Paul Walker's daughter down the aisle
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Action star Vin Diesel walked down his late 'Fast and Furious' co-star Paul Walker's daughter Meadow down the aisle.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Rohit Sharma, Mohammad Rizwan could take the spotlight in India-Pak clash: Younis Khan
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Younis Khan, who guided the side to the ICC T20 World Cup title in 2009, feels that while Virat Kohli and Babar Azam are two "very bankable batsmen" for their respective sides, Rohit Sharma and Mohammad Rizwan could well decide who wins the T20 World Cup's 'Super 12' clash between the arch-rivals here on Sunday.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Faizabad junction to be renamed as Ayodhya Cantt
Lucknow, Oct 23 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government on Saturday decided to rechristen Faizabad junction as Ayodhya Cantt, as per a tweet shared by the Chief Minister's office.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Telangana's Bathukamma festival on Burj Khalifa
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Telangana's floral festival Bathukamma is going global as it is all set to be showcased on the world's largest screen at Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building, in Dubai.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Diaspora,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
K'taka man commits suicide along with 4 children after wife dies of black fungus
Belagavi, Oct 23 (IANS) Unable to bear the pain of his wife's death due to black fungus, a man in Belagavi district of Karnataka, consumed poison along with his four children on Saturday.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amit Shah chairs high level security review in J&K
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah chaired a high-level security review meeting in Srinagar on Saturday on the first day of his 3-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
T20 WC: Lop-sided record against India a thing of the past, says Azam
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) Pakistan skipper Babar Azam announced a 12-man shortlist, out of which 11 will feature in the team's opening match of the ICC men's T20 World Cup against India here on Sunday. The players who missed out on the 12-man shortlist include Mohammad Wasim Jr, Mohammad Nawaz and Sarfaraz Ahmed.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
New motion poster of Salman, Aayush-starrer 'Antim' is menacing
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) The excitement over the Salman Khan and Aayush Sharma-starrer 'Antim: The Final Truth' is reaching new levels with each passing day. The audience, who are eagerly waiting for the film, were in for a sweet surprise as Salman Khan released a new motion poster of himself.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Greaves Electric Mobility buys out 26% in Bestway
Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) Diversified engineering company Greaves Cotton Ltd's electric vehicle subsidiary Greaves Electric Mobility (formerly Ampere Vehicles Private Ltd) has acquired the remaining 26 per cent stake in Bestway Agencies Pvt Ltd for Rs 13.50 crore.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Trump's site 'Truth Social' broke software rules: Report
San Francisco, Oct 23 (IANS) Former US President Donald Trump's new social network violated a free and open-source software licensing agreement by ripping off decentralised social network Mastodon, said the Software Freedom Conservancy (SFC).
2021-10-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Politics
Mehbooba Mufti slams Centre over Amit Shah's J&K visit
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and PDP President Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday slammed Centre over Union Home Minister Amit Shah's three-day J&K visit.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Unprecedented actions needed to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees: Minister
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Union Minister of State for New and Renewable Energy, Bhagwanth Khuba on Saturday stressed the importance of sustainable development goals, saying unprecedented actions are needed to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Bonus, ex-gratia declared for TN state PSU employees
Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Saturday announced payment of Diwali bonus and ex-gratia to about 2.87 lakh employees of state public sector undertakings.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
ISKCON-Bangalore urges Indian govt to protect Hindus in Bangladesh
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Condemning the attacks on the Hindu community in the past few weeks in Bangladesh, ISKCON-Bangalore held a Kirtan March in the city on Saturday.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Harssh A Singh on playing hawaldar in comedy series 'Bharat Nagar Dairies'
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actor Harssh A Singh who is known for his performances in 'Thappad', 'Kabir Singh' and 'Bandish Bandits', has talked about working in the comedy series 'Bharat Nagar Dairies'.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Annual DGP/IGP meet to be held at Lucknow from Nov 20-23
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The annual meet of all Director Generals of Police (DGPs) and Inspector Generals of Police (IGPs) will be held at Lucknow from November 20-22, the officials said.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
'Tryst With Destiny' to stream on SonyLIV from November 5
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Drishyam Films is one production house that has always served path-breaking stories to treat the audience. Continuing this legacy, the production house is set to release its next, titled 'Tryst With Destiny', exclusively on SonyLIV on November 5.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bill Murray hails 'shared humanity' of working with Wes Anderson
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Hollywood actor Bill Murray and Filmmaker Wes Anderson have worked together on numerous movies over the years, including 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' and 'The Royal Tenenbaums', and the actor admits to loving the experience of collaborating with the acclaimed director.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Agha Khan trust to help Gujarat vaccinate 400 villages under 'Project Pratiraksha'
Gandhinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) The Gujarat government will be helped by the Agha Khan Rural Support Programme (AKRSP) in getting the state vaccinated against Covid-19 through 'Project Pratiraksha'.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
IANS Review: 'Sex, Love & Goop' is more educative than exploitative (IANS Rating: ***1/2)
Film: 'Sex, Love & Goop' (Streaming on Netflix). Duration: 30 minutes per episode (six episodes in all).
2021-10-23
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sehnoor talks about working with Bhojpuri actor Pawan Singh
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Singer-turned-actress Sehnoor is all set for her OTT debut with Bhojpuri actor Pawan Singh in the web series 'Prapanch'.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Mystery spinner Theekshana to miss first Super 12 match against Bangladesh
Colombo, Oct 23 (IANS) Carom-ball famed off-spinner Maheesh Theekshana will miss Sri Lanka's opening match against Bangladesh in 'Super 12' Group 1 of the ICC T20 World Cup in Sharjah on Sunday (October 24).
2021-10-23
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
BJP to replace Goa CM, says Sisodia; party says just a rumour
Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) Minutes after Delhi deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said that the BJP would soon replace Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant due to his poor governance track record and inability to effectively tackle the Covid pandemic, the Goa BJP has dismissed the Aam Aadmi Party's statement as a rumour.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Clasico not decisive, but Koeman needs win to avoid questions over future
Madrid, Oct 23 (IANS) FC Barcelona entertain Real Madrid in the first of at least three meetings between the two clubs this season when the two teams meet in the Camp Nou on Sunday afternoon.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
9 IS terrorists killed in Balochistan
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Nine Islamic State (IS) terrorists were killed during a raid in Pakistan's Balochistan province, a police official said on Saturday.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
China chemical plant explosion kills 4
Beijing, Oct 23 (IANS) Four people were killed and three others injured after an explosion rocked a chemical plant in China's Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, local authorities said on Saturday.
2021-10-23
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident
At 42, Prabhas is a national success story -- and an eligible bachelor
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Thanks to 'Bahubali', he is a household name across India. As he turns 42 on Saturday, Telugu film star-turned-national sensation Prabhas is probably the only South Indian male actor to have successfully transitioned to the national scene -- read Bollywood -- and stood his ground so far.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
T20 WC: They possess players who can change the game anytime, says Kohli on Pakistan
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli believes that Pakistan possesses players who can change the game anytime. He also said that against teams like Pakistan, one has to put out their best possible plan and execute it well.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Nearly 20% judges have no place to sit, 42% courts lack toilets: CJI
Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Oct 23 (IANS) Highlighing major concerns over judicial infrastructure in the country, Chief Justice of India N.V. Ramana on Saturday made some shocking revelations, including how almost 20 per cent of the judicial officers in the country don't even have proper courtrooms to sit.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Varun Gandhi questions Central govt's agriculture policy
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Tweeting a video of a farmer who set his crop on fire as he was unable to sell his produce in mandis, BJP MP from Uttar Pradesh's Pilbhit Varun Gandhi on Saturday said the Centre should reconsider its agriculture policy as it is the need of the hour.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Covid killed more people in US than HIV/AIDS did in 40 yrs
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) Covid-19 has become the deadliest pandemic in the US history, claiming more lives than HIV/AIDS claimed in 40 years, according to a news website.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United States,International
Twitter adds one-click 'Revue newsletter' signup buttons to tweets
San Francisco, Oct 23 (IANS) Micro-blogging site Twitter is rolling out a way for people to sign up to 'Revue newsletters' directly from tweets.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
UNHCR urges Libya to address 'dire' situation of asylum-seekers
Tripoli, Oct 23 (IANS) The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has called on the Libyan authorities to immediately address the "dire situation of asylum-seekers and refugees in a humane and rights-based manner".
2021-10-23
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Jacqueline's YOLO Foundation pledges support to young girls for better future
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Jacqueline Fernandez is known for her talent as a dancer, an actress and an entertainer. However, her humanitarian side is something that has not been spoken much about.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Senior Al Qaeda leader killed in Syria drone strike: US
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) The US military said that a drone strike in Syria killed a senior Al Qaeda leader.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
Jharkhand to develop 500-acre industrial corridor along highway
Ranchi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Jharkhand government plans to develop a new industrial corridor spread over 500 acres along the highway connecting Govindpur to Sahibganj in the city of Dhanbad.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Business/Economy
Pak-Afghan Torkham border reopens for pedestrian movement
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) The Pakistan-Afghanistan border crossing at Torkham, which was only allowed to open for trade activities, has now opened its gates, permitting the entry of desperate Afghan men and women into Pakistan.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Bahubali fame Prabhas has come a long way battling initial setbacks
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Telugu actor Prabhas who became a household name after starring in 'Bahubali', turned 42 on Saturday. He is the only South Indian actor to have successfully transited to Bollywood and has stood his ground so far.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
T20 WC: Australia win toss, elect to bowl first against South Africa
Abu Dhabi, Oct 23 (IANS) Australia captain Aaron Finch has won the toss and elected to bowl first against South Africa in a Group 1 match of Super 12 of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Saturday.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Instead of just exporting fish, focus on marine products: PM
Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) Instead of exporting raw fish from India, the focus should be on processing marine products, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
NZ reports 106 new Covid cases
Wellington, Oct 23 (IANS) New Zealand reported 106 new cases of Covid-19, which increased the overall infection tally to 5,554, the Ministry of Health said on Saturday.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Old-fashioned style of scoring the way to go on UAE pitches: Bazid Khan
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) Former Pakistan cricketer Bazid Khan has said that his country has enjoyed so much T20 success in the United Arab Emirates because the pitches and the weather here suit a particular style of play, and the players have got used to it over the years.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Palestine condemns Israel's plan to build new hosuing units
Ramallah, Oct 23 (IANS) Palestine has condemned the Israeli government's plan to build 3,000 new housing units in the West Bank.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Israel,Politics
TN govt urged to resume chapati sale at Amma Canteens
Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) Leaders of two political parties on Saturday urged Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin to ensure the continued functioning of the Amma Canteens that sell subsidised food.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Romania to reimpose curfew, mask mandate
Bucharest, Oct 23 (IANS) From Monday onwards, the Romanian government will reintroduce night curfew and the mandatory wearing of masks in all public spaces amid a record Covid-19 resurgence.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Romania,Politics
Anti-Asian hate crimes in LA County increase sharply
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) A new report has revealed anti-Asian hate crimes in the Los Angeles County, the most populous county of the US, increased by 76 per cent in 2020, the largest spike since 2001.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
When PM Modi met a 'chaiwala' from Goa
Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) Never shy about his past, when he sold tea at a railway station in Gujarat as a young boy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi bonded with a 'chaiwala' from Goa during a virtual interaction on Saturday.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Delhi HC denies bail to CBI officer, Deshmukh's lawyer in 'document leak' case
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Saturday refused to grant bail to former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh's lawyer Anand Daga and CBI investigating officer Sub-Inspector Abhishek Tiwari in connection with a case alleging leaking of confidential documents to divert the probe against Deshmukh in a corruption case.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Rape convict J&K judge sentenced to 10 yrs imprisonment
Jammu, Oct 23 (IANS) A rape convict 'judge' was sentenced to 10 years of rigorous imprisonment and a fine of Rs 50,000 on Saturday by a fast track court in Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
We are not slaves like you, Kerala Cong unit chief tells CPI-M leader
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (IANS) Launching a scathing attack on CPI(M) Kerala secretary A. Vijayaraghavan, Congress State president K Sudhakaran said that they are not slaves of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and hence will react sharply whenever needed.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Syrian constitutional talks stall
Damascus, Oct 23 (IANS) The latest round of talks on drafting a new constitution for Syria attended by members of the Syrian Constitutional Committee's so-called Small Body, which is tasked with preparing and drafting the document, concluded without producing any understanding on commonalities.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
Double engine govt in Goa will bring stability, development: Modi
Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday underlined the importance and benefits of a "double engine" government in Goa, suggesting that a BJP government in the state and at the Centre was necessary to ensure stability and development of the region.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Saudi-led coalition intensifies airstrikes target Houthis
Sanaa, Oct 23 (IANS) The Saudi-led coalition has intensified its airstrikes toward the Houthi rebels in Yemen's oil-rich province of Marib, a government official said.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
Sonali Seygall, Priyank Sharma's new video 'Ishq Da Rog' is out
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actors Sonali Seygall and Priyank Sharma have come up with a new music video titled 'Ishq Da Rog'.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Cinema/Showbiz
3 of 'Bakarwal' family killed, 1 injured in J&K's Pulwama
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Three members of a 'Bakarwal' (Nomad Goatherds) family were killed and another injured on Saturday in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Formula Woman UK, AutoGuru India to help women make careers in motorsport
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Formula Woman UK has tied up with AutoGuru India to give women drivers in the country an opportunity to win McLaren driving seats next year and help them make a career in motorsport.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Motorsports
Aditya Chopra to adapt 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge' into Broadway musical
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Aditya Chopra's 'Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge' is a story that continues to inspire generations and has set a benchmark in the film industry.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
100 cr vax will boost trust among tourists, Goa to benefit: Modi
Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) India's achievement of completing 100 crore Covid vaccinations earlier this week will boost confidence among domestic and international tourists, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday, while adding that Goa's tourism sector would benefit from the feat.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Mutation of Delta variant may be more transmissible: UK health agency
London, Oct 23 (IANS) The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) confirmed that the Delta variant sub-lineage (Delta AY.4.2) was designated a Variant Under Investigation (VUI) on October 20, and has been given the official name VUI-21OCT-01.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Insurance sector M&A to boost IRDAI's revenue
Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) Whether the insurance mergers and acquisitions (M&A) benefits the acquiring company or not, it certainly boosts up the revenue of Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI), said a senior official.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Germany braces for seasonal Covid spike
Berlin, Oct 23 (IANS) Rising numbers of Covid-19 cases in Germany this week have led experts to predict a spike in infections this fall and winter.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
2 soldiers, terrorist killed in Pak
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Two Pakistani soldiers and a terrorist were killed during an exchange of fire in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, an army statement said.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Minoo Mumtaz - the 'Dancing Queen' of Bollywood, dies in Canada at 79
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Veteran character actress Minoo Mumtaz, famed as the 'Reshmi Salwar-wali' girl - and sister of the late comedian Mehmood Ali - passed away in Canada early on Saturday, a family member said.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Divya Agarwal opens up about upcoming short film on mental health
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Divya Agarwal is all set to appear in the upcoming short film titled 'The Box', which highlights mental health issues.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Huawei reaches 150mn HarmonyOS devices
Beijing, Oct 23 (IANS) Chinese tech giant Huawei has announced that more than 150 million devices are now on 'HarmonyOS', making it the fastest-growing OS in history.
2021-10-23
Category: International, China,Technology
Putin expects consistent policy of Israel towards Russia
Moscow, Oct 23 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin saidthat he hopes the Israeli government will pursue a policy of continuity with regard to bilateral relations.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
NMCG's next target: Clean Ganga tributaries in 5 years
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG)'s next target is to pace up the cleanliness process in the tributaries of the Ganga in the next five years, Jal Shakti Secretary Pankaj Kumar said on Saturday.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Would never want Morgan to drop himself from the side: Nasser Hussain
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) Former England captain Nasser Hussain has said that a captain's value to his side is more than his runs, and that he wouldn't want England skipper Eoin Morgan -- who is having a lean patch with the bat -- to drop himself from the side because of that during the ICC T20 World Cup here.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
K-pop boy band Seventeen eyes Billboard No. 1 with 'Attacca'
Seoul, Oct. Oct 23 (IANS) After making an impressive debut on Billboard's main albums chart with its previous album, K-pop boy band Seventeen now has a bigger ambition for its new songs: the No. 1 spot on the 'Billboard 200'.
2021-10-23
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz
Pakistan fails in convincing to resume $6bn extended loan facility
Islamabad, Oct 23 (IANS) The Pakistani delegation that was in Washington since October 4 to attend annual meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), has failed to convince the latter and secure an arrangement for resumption of a $6 billion extended loan facility.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Ethiopian air force continues to strike Tigray
Addis Ababa, Oct 23 (IANS) The Ethiopian government has confirmed that it launched a fourth round of air strikes in a week on Mekelle, capital of the conflict-hit Tigray region.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Ethiopia,Politics
5-day week work in MP govt offices till next March
Bhopal, Oct 23 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has decided to extend the arrangement of five-day week in its offices across the state till March 2022 in view of the coronavirus pandemic.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
BSF seizes drugs worth Rs 6 cr, one held in Mizoram
Aizawl, Oct 23 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) have apprehended a person in northern Mizoram's Kolasib district and recovered heroin valued at Rs six crore from him, officials said on Saturday.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Kerala couple protest before Secretariat for 'missing' baby
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (IANS) Students' Federation of India activist and CPI(M) local committee member P.S. Jayachandran's daughter Anupama and her husband on Saturday sat on a day-long huger protest in front of the secretariat demanding return of their child, who was "forcefully" taken away, allegedly by her parents, soon after delivery as they did not approve of their relationship.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Paramvir Singh Cheema reveals best tip he got in 'Tabbar'
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Young actor Paramvir Singh Cheema, who plays a police officer in the latest released web series 'Tabbar', has shared how he has got one of the best acting tips from veteran actor Pavan Malhotra.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Arjun to Malaika: All I want is to make you smile
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) On Malaika Arora's 48th birthday on Saturday, her rumoured beau and actor Arjun Kapoor has shared a romantic picture and said all he wants to do is make her smile.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
NASA aims to launch next-gen rocket on debut flight in early 2022
New York, Oct 23 (IANS) NASA is aiming to fly its massive next-generation rocket, the Space Launch System (SLS), for the first time in February 2022, a critical test flight on the US space agency's journey to send people back to the Moon.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology
Amit Shah visits family of slain J&K Police officer in Srinagar
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday met the family of J&K Police officer, Parvez Ahmad Dar, who was killed by militants in June this year.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Throw-downs to batters & tips to wicketkeepers, MSD moves into his new role
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni seems to have transitioned smoothly into the role of mentor of the Virat Kohli-led side during the ICC T20 World Cup, as the veteran cricketer was seen giving throw-downs to the players ahead of the 'Super 12' game against Pakistan here on Sunday (October 24).
2021-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Telugu folk singer Mangli to amplify hype around 'Pushpa: The Rise'
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) The makers of 'Pushpa: The Rise' are planning to get Telugu folk singer Mangli on board, to sing a peppy number for the movie.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Ammy, Sargun-starrer 'Qismat 2' to digitally premiere on Oct 29
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) After a successful theatrical run, the Ammy Virk and Sargun Mehta-starrer Punjabi film 'Qismat 2' is all set to release digitally on October 29.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Kamal Nath urges MP CM to hike state employees' DA by 28%
Bhopal, Oct 23 (IANS) While Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced to raise the Dearness Allowance (DA) of the state employees by 8 per cent, the opposition Congress has demanded to hike it up by 28 per cent.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Demand pickup, infra creation to grow logistics secto
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A pick-up in demand along with reforms and construction of support infrastructure is expected to grow India's logistics sector by 10-12 per cent CAGR.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Priyanka Gandhi to flag-off 3 'Pratigya yatras' in UP on Saturday
Lucknow, Oct 23 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will flag-off three 'Pratigya yatras' in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday aimed at garnering support for the party from every part of the state ahead of the crucial 2022 Assembly polls.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Housing sector, infra spend to boost FY22 cement demand
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Faster-than-expected recovery in the Housing sector along with government's thrust on infrastructure spending is expected to boost cement demand by 10-12 per cent in FY22.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India needs to step up vigil as FATF flags Turkey as a new launch pad for terror
New Delhi, Oct 23: Terror outfits including the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) and Al Qaeda have cashed in on the Covid 19 pandemic which led to increased dependence and use of online platforms since 2020 to spread radicalism and raise funds, the Paris based Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has said. Several non governmental organisations (NGOs) and micro, small and medium enterprises are also being used for generating revenues.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
KTR taunts BJP MLA over petrol price after he throws a challenge
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) A war of words broke out between Telangana's Minister for Municipal Administration and Urban Development K.T. Rama Rao and BJP MLA Raja Singh on Twitter.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Nintendo delays Advance Wars 1+2 Re-Boot Camp to spring 2022
San Francisco, Oct 23 (IANS) Nintendo has delayed Advance Wars 1+2: Re-Boot Camp and now the company will release the remake in spring 2022 instead of December 3, 2021.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Has FATF failed in its duty to blacklist Pakistan?
New Delhi, Oct 23: Once again, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has failed to blacklist Pakistan.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Terence Lewis is fan of 'India's Best Dancer 2' contestant Varun Daggar
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Choreographer and 'India's Best Dancer 2' judge Terence Lewis has said that he is a fan of Varun Daggar, a contestant on the reality show.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Aditya Roy Kapur's impromptu performance goes viral
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actor Aditya Roy Kapur was recently in Delhi, shooting for his upcoming action film, the Hindi remake of 'Thadam'. While fans were already excited about his association with the project, the actor gave them another reason to rejoice.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tirupati: Woman killed in flash floods
Tirupati, Oct 23 (IANS) A newly-wed woman from Karnataka was killed after the vehicle she was travelling in with her husband and other relatives to Tirumala temple got trapped in flood waters in Tirupati early Saturday morning.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Swedish House Mafia celebrate 'Moth To A Flame' release by announcing global tour
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) After releasing the single 'Moth to a Flame' featuring The Weeknd, the Swedish house music supergroup Swedish House Mafia, announced the first global tour in nearly a decade.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Korean actor Ma Dong-seok uses his action skills to re-create Gilgamesh in 'Eternals'
Seoul, Oct 23 (IANS) South Korean actor Ma Dong-seok, also known as Don Lee, has said his character Gilgamesh in the upcoming superhero movie 'Eternals' reflects his unique personality and signature action style.
2021-10-23
Category: International, South Korea,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
B'desh man charged under Digital Security Act sent to jail
Dhaka, Oct 23 (IANS) Mohammad Fayez, who has been charged under Bangladesh's Digital Security Act (DSA) for inciting people via social media which led to the widespread communal violence in the country earlier this month, has been sent to jail.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Handle the pressure and enjoy the game, Suresh Raina tells Virat and Co.
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) Calm your nerves, focus on the process and play 40 overs of good cricket, is Suresh Raina's mantra for success in games involving Pakistan, but the former India cricketer adds that its easier said than done, given the pressure-cooker situation inside the stadium.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Monsoon 2021 expected to rescue India's agriculture in FY22
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The recently-concluded normal monsoon season will provide a much-needed cushion to both India's agriculture and inflation in 2021-22, said India Ratings & Research (Ind-Ra) in a report.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rape-murder accused in Rajasthan sentenced to death within 24 days of crime
Jaipur, Oct 23 (IANS) A man accused of raping and murdering a seven-year-old girl in Rajasthan has been sentenced to death within 24 days of committing the crime.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Apple loses legal battle against Huawei 'MatePod' trademark
Beijing, Oct 23 (IANS) Tech giant Apple has lost a legal battle to block Chinese conglomerate Huawei's use of the "MatePod" name as its earbuds device.
2021-10-23
Category: International, China,Technology
Delhi Police arrest mastermind of interstate sextortion gang
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Crime Branch of Delhi Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested the mastermind of an interstate sextortion gang from Rajasthan's Bharatpur.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Salma Hayek: Very humbling landing superhero role in my 50s
L0os Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Salma Hayek had given up hope of landing a role as a superhero, but after nabbing the part in 'Eternals', she believes "everything is possible".
2021-10-23
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Will back Warner because he is 'just bloody good': Aussie skipper Finch
Abu Dhabi, Oct 23 (IANS) Ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup opener against South Africa later on Saturday, Australian captain Aaron Finch has said he will back embattled opener David Warner to the hilt as the 34-year-old is "just bloody good" and one of the greatest players that Australia has produced.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Samsung to set up 1st EV battery plant in US
Seoul, Oct 23 (IANS) South Korean battery maker Samsung SDI said it will build its first electric vehicle (EV) battery plant in the US with global carmaker Stellantis N.V., joining other local rivals' moves to tap deeper into the region.
2021-10-23
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Prabhas' gripping narration introduces his character from 'Radhe Shyam'
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Prabhas and Pooja Hegde-starrer 'Radhe Shyam' is one of the most awaited movies in the country right now, keeping the 'Baahubali' star's pan-India fame in consideration.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Has West Bengal dug its own political grave?
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Public policy analyst Sugato Hazra presents a comprehensive account of West Bengals political history tracing the changing leadership, ideologies, and discourse from the birth of modern ideas and nationalism in the state which eventually spread across India to what he contends is its steady movement away from the national mainstream in recent times.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Connected home devices posing more hacking risks for Indian firms
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Nearly 86 per cent of Indian enterprises believe that the shift to remote working during the pandemic has resulted in an increased number of IoT (Internet of Things) security incidents via connected devices at home, according to a new report.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
3 policemen killed in clashes with TLP workers in Lahore
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Three policemen were killed and several others injured in clashes with workers of the Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) Islamist party in Lahore, Dawn reported.
2021-10-23
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Rani Mukerji on 'Bunty Aur Babli 2': Vimmy is OG Babli
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Rani Mukerji is all set to return as Vimmy also known as Babli in 'Bunty Aur Babli 2'. She will be seen playing the 'Fashion Queen of Fursatgunj' in the upcoming film.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Covid vax recipients may have lower non-Covid death rates
New York, Oct 23 (IANS) People vaccinated against Covid-19 may have a lower non-Covid-19 death rates than people who are not inoculated, according to a new research.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
NATO defence plan justifies Russia severing ties with it: Kremlin
Moscow, Oct 23 (IANS) The Kremlin said that the new plan of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) to deter Russia fully justifies Moscow's decision to end all official dialogue with the alliance.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Actress Minoo Mumtaz, sister of the late Mehmood, dies in Canada
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Veteran character actress Minoo Mumtaz, famed as the 'Reshmi Salwar' girl and sister of the late comedian Mehmood Ali, passed away in Canada on Saturday, a family member said.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Bigg Boss 15': Donal Bisht says ex-housemates pulled her down
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress-model Donal Bisht, who recently got evicted from 'Bigg Boss 15', says she is overwhelmed with the love coming her way and that she gave her hundred percent in the controversial reality show.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Xi vows to bolster ties with N.Korea in letter to Kim
Seoul, Oct 23 (IANS) In a letter to Kim Jong-un, Chinese President Xi Jinping has reaffirmed efforts to strengthen bilateral relations with North Korea, Pyongyang's state media reported on Saturday.
2021-10-23
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
With Saqlain's rousing speech recalling successful CT campaign, Pak raise the tempo
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) Pakistan cricket team's interim head coach Saqlain Mushtaq has reportedly given a short but rousing speech to the Babar Azam-led side ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup clash against India on Sunday (October 24), urging them to conjure up the magic of the 2017 Champions Trophy final and beat the neighbours in the most-anticipated match of the tournament.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Olive Bar and Kitchen launches a cloud kitchen
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANSlife) From the iconic Mediterranean restaurant, Olive Bar and Kitchen, AD Singh has recently launched a new cloud kitchen, Olive Pizzeria, with multiple locations.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Party with these make-up tricks
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANSlife) Digital beauty platform Boddess.com aims to be a disrupter in the Indian beauty market segment offering a curation of products to suit customisation and individual needs. Intime for the festive season, Chandni Goyal, Training Manager at House of Beauty and Boddess, shares a few tricks to see you through endless nights of partying:
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Nykaa acquires home-grown skincare brand
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANSlife) Nykaa, one of India's leading beauty and fashion e-commerce platforms, today announced the acquisition of the Indian skincare brand Dot & Key. This is the first D2C (direct to consumer) beauty brand acquired by the platform and following this investment by the brand, Dot & Key will join Nykaa's stable of owned brands.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Fulfill poll promise relating to construction materials: Palaniswami to DMK
Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) Leader of Opposition and AIADMK Joint Coordinator K. Palaniswami on Saturday demanded that the ruling DMK government in Tamil Nadu include construction materials in essential commodities list and make them available to people at a fair price.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Turkey denounces addition to FATF 'grey' list
Ankara, Oct 23 (IANS) Turkish Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu said the decision of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an intergovernmental body tasked with combating money laundering and terrorist funding, to add his country in the so-called "grey" monitoring list is a political move.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Invest in art this festive season
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANSlife) Diwali is the time of the year when we indulge in enjoying various types of activities, from decorating your house to making lip-smacking festive food! During this season, decorative items for your humble home or for gifting purposes can undoubtedly make the festival of lights more memorable. Investing in art is a wonderful way of passing on sentiment, giving them something that they'll cherish for a lifetime.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Saif puts on weight to play railway ticket collector in 'Bunty Aur Babli 2'
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Actor Saif Ali Khan had put on several kilos to play the role of a railway ticket collector named Rakesh for his upcoming film 'Bunty Aur Babli 2'.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
41% of Indians unaware of examinations related to women's health
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANSlife) Over the last one-and-a-half-year, people have been vocal about both mental and physical health in relationships. Even while miles away from one another, people kept checking on the health and well-being of their loved ones. However, one issue, i.e., breast cancer has been affecting women throughout the world, and it still needs much more focus and attention.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Turkey detains 6 IS suspects in Black Sea region
Ankara, Oct 23 (IANS) Turkish security forces have detained six Islamic State (IS) terror suspects in the Black Sea province of Ordu, an official statement said.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Terrorism
Make full-screen Apple Watch Series 7 your perfect lifestyle partner
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Smart Watches have made our lives easier with their constant health/fitness monitoring, seamless work-home connectivity and more. While Indians are fast embracing smart watches of all kinds and sizes, Apple Watch is still the gold standard among the wearables.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Health/Medicine
Filmfare announces second edition of OTT Awards
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) After celebrating the talents from the world of OTT last year, Filmfare OTT Awards are set to honour the best in the streaming medium with its second edition.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Some 500,000 Afghans receive health assistance this year: IOM
Kabul, Oct 23 (IANS) The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said it has been providing essential health services to people on the move and hard-to-reach Afghans in an effort to prevent the war-torn country' healthcare system from collapsing.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Fiji to reopen clubs, bars in Nov as vax rate reaches 80%
Suva, Oct 23 (IANS) Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said that the island nation will reopen clubs, bars, and gaming venues from November 11 as over 80 per cent of the adult population have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Fiji,Politics
Our real anger is with New Zealand, not India: Shoaib Akhtar
Lahore, Oct 23 (IANS) Former Pakistan pace bowler Shoaib Akhtar has fired a 160kmph salvo at the New Zealand cricket team, saying that his side's "real anger is with the Black Caps", and that the Babar Azam-led side had "no issues with India".
2021-10-23
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Amit Shah begins three-day trip to J&K
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday arrived in Jammu and Kashmir on a three-day visit during which he will chair a high-level meeting on the security situation of the Union Territory.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Anushka Shetty's sweet wishes on Prabhas' birthday grab hearts
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Actor Prabhas, who is referred to as the Telugu 'Rebel Star', has grown his image as a Pan-India star, with his engrossing movies like 'Baahubali' and 'Saaho'. As the 'Darling' actor celebrates his birthday on Saturday, his fans are all wishing him, creating virtual trends on social media platforms.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
T'gana committed to fulfil ideals of Komaram Bheem: KCR
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has said that the state government is committed to fulfil the ideals of Komaram Bheem who fought for the rights of the tribals.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Alec Baldwin was told prop gun was safe before shooting, says affidavit
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) AThe gun handed to Alec Baldwin on the set of the Western film 'Rust' was declared safe by the production's assistant director, according to an affidavit filed by the Santa Fe County's Sheriff's Office obtained by the New York Times.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Hollywood
Apple updates App Store guidelines to empower developers
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) As millions of app developers demand fair play, Apple has introduced a new set of App Store guidelines that allow developers to contact customers about other payment methods.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Instagram testing tools to make it easier for creators to find sponsors
San Francisco, Oct 23 (IANS) Facebook-owned Instagram is testing new tools to make it easier for creators to earn money through its service.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Possibility of light rain in Delhi
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Delhi is likely to record light rain with a partially cloudy sky on Saturday, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD).
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
KJo knows how to take a joke on himself
Mumbai, Oct 23 (IANS) Director Karan Johar is known for many things: films, hosting 'Koffee With Karan' and of course his Dharma Productions. The man dabbles many things but it's the first time he will be seen venturing into the tricky waters of stand - up comedy with the second season of Prime Video's 'One Mic Stand'.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Musk says Starship may be ready for orbital launch next month
San Francisco, Oct 23 (IANS) SpaceX's Starship rocket is still under development in southeastern Texas and Elon Musk in a tweet said it could be ready to make its first orbital flight attempt next month, provided it gets the regulatory approvals it needs.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Glasgow COP26 attendees face 'high hurdle' in booking hotel rooms
Glasgow, Oct 23 (IANS) As the 26th UN Conference of Parties on Climate Change, also known as COP26, is set to open in eight days in Glasgow, an accommodation crisis is sweeping the most populous city in Scotland, as thousands of attendees are still looking for a hotel room ahead of the high-profile international event.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
Cinematographer who died on set of 'Rust' remembered as 'truly unique artist'
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Filmmaker Michael Nell knew he needed somebody great to help him capture the darker side of Los Angeles, a world of low-rent motels, bar rooms and back alleys, for 'Blindfire'.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
K'taka police gets clean chit in anti-CAA rally shootout case
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) The Karnataka government has informed the High Court that it has been given a clean chit in the shootout case during a protest rally against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in 2019 in Mangaluru city.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mamata Banerjee to arrive in poll-bound Goa on Oct 28
Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Saturday announced that she will arrive in poll-bound Goa on October 28.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
India logs 16,326 fresh Covid cases, 666 deaths
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) India on Saturday registered 16,326 fresh Covid cases and 666 deaths, according to the latest data from the Union Health Ministry.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
No mental scars from 2016 T20 World Cup final; we've moved on: Eoin Morgan
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) England skipper Eoin Morgan has emphatically said that there will be "no" mental scars when his side takes on defending champions West Indies in their opening ICC T20 World Cup 'Super 12' game here late on Saturday.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Ryan Gosling in talks to play Ken opposite Margot Robbie's 'Barbie'
Los Angeles, Oct 23 (IANS) Actress Margot Robbie's 'Barbie' has seemingly found her Ken in actor Ryan Gosling.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
New whistleblower accuses FB of 'profits' over fighting hate speech
San Francisco, Oct 23 (IANS) In what could spell fresh trouble for Facebook, a new whistleblower has alleged that the social network puts profits before efforts to fight hate speech and misinformation on its platform.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Accused advocate, 2 cops suspended in K'taka sexual harassment case
Dakshina Kannada, (Karnataka) Oct 23 (IANS) Two police officers, including a lady sub-inspector, have been suspended for dereliction of duty in connection with a sexual harassment case filed by a law student against a senior advocate in Mangaluru, police sources said on Saturday.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Chemical leak at Seoul building construction site kills 2
Seoul, Oct 23 (IANS) A chemical used for fire suppression leaked from the basement of a high-rise building under construction in Seoul on Saturday, left two workers dead and nine others injured, firefighters said.
2021-10-23
Category: International, South Korea,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Very unfortunate to miss Sunil Narine but we are well-placed: Kieron Pollard
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) West Indies skipper Kieron Pollard does feel that Sunil Narine would have made a huge difference had he been in the side for the ICC T20 World Cup but added that despite it being a "very, very unfortunate" thing, the defending champions were well-placed with the 15 players and reserves they have selected for the mega event.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
RSS' All India Executive Council meeting to be held from Oct 28-30
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) will hold its All India Executive Council from October 28 to 30, which will be attended by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) members, including prominent office-bearers of all organisations affiliated with the Sangh.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Samsung not allowed to sell 61 models of its smartphones in Russia
Moscow, Oct 23 (IANS) Russian courts have ruled that Samsung should halt imports and sales of up to 61 models of its smartphones running Samsung Pay, since it infringes patents owned by SQWIN SA - a Switzerland-based mobile payments company.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Technology
'US supports humanitarian aid for N.Korea, but sanctions must remain'
Washington/Seoul, Oct 23 (IANS) The US supports providing humanitarian assistance to the vulnerable people of North Korea, but the UN sanctions must remain in place, a State Department spokesperson said.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
J&K's higher reaches receive fresh snow, heavy rain in plains
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) The higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir received fresh snowfall on Saturday, while heavy rain lashed the plains in the union territory.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
S.Korean military ordered to drop appeal plan against transgender soldier ruling
Seoul, Oct 23 (IANS) The South Korean Justice Ministry has ordered the military to drop its plan to challenge a court ruling that said it was unjust to discharge a transgender soldier over her gender reassignment surgery.
2021-10-23
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Morgan's form a concern but he is a leader and should lead England: Edwards
Dubai, Oct 23 (IANS) Former England women's team captain Charlotte Edwards feels that despite the patchy form of Eoin Morgan in the run-up to the ICC T20 World Cup here, he will be a "guaranteed starter" in the 'Super 12' game against the West Indies here later on Saturday.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Rain effect on relatively less area on tomato, onion crops: Govt data
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) When onion and tomato prices soared last week, one of the many reasons given was that rainfall in several states producing the two crops was responsible for it. However, rain effect was relatively less, according to government data.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
US, EU, Australia, Canada agree to end export credit support for coal power
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Just before the two-week-long edition of the UN Annual Climate Change Conference, COP26, with an elevated sense of urgency, key international trade partners, including the US, EU, Australia and Canada, have agreed to end export credit support for unabated coal-fired power plants.
2021-10-23
Category: International, India,Environment/Wildlife
EU leaders endorse temporary measures to manage energy crisis
Brussels, Oct 23 (IANS) The leaders of the European Union (EU) member states have endorsed a package of measures to deal with the immediate effects of the spike in energy prices, the European Council said.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Pfizer says its Covid vax 90.7% effective in kids aged 5-11
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) Pfizer and its partner BioNTech said their Covid-19 vaccine is safe and 90.7 per cent effective against symptomatic coronavirus in children aged 5 to 11.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Biden, Macron agree to meet in Rome
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) US President Joe Biden and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron have agreed to meet in Rome later this month, the White House announced.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United States,Politics
Google Meet hosts can keep participants' microphones, cameras off
San Francisco, Oct 23 (IANS) Google Meet is rolling out a new feature that would let the meeting host to turn off participants' microphones or cameras.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
2,000 Amazon workers in NY to seek federal authorisation on union
New York, Oct 23 (IANS) Amazon warehouse workers on Staten Island, the southernmost of New York's boroughs, have signed a call for unionisation.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United States,Technology
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 242.9 mn
Washington, Oct 23 (IANS) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 242.9 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.93 million and vaccinations soared to over 6.76 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Guj HC raps officials over non-functional sewage treatment plants
Gandhinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court has reprimanded the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) for the pollution on the Sabarmati riverfront and admonished that those officials accountable for the functioning of the sewage treatment plants (STP) laboratories, who failed to keep a check on polluted waters dumped into the riverfront will be suspended.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
7 killed in attack on Madrasa in B'desh
Dhaka, Oct 23 (IANS) Seven persons have been killed and several others injured in an attack on a Madrasa at a Rohingya camp in Bangladesh's Ukhiya upazila of Cox's Bazar district, officials said.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Forget 'shaken, not stirred', this is hardcore
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) In the last quarter of over 25 years experience in his line of work, he felt an acute need to unravel the enigma surrounding spy-craft. Considering the fact that their work has forever been 'viewed' in various ways -- the adventures of James Bond or Ethan Hunt, or demonizing by some as acts of exalted reprobates, author Prabhakar Aloka, whose debut book "Operation Haygreeva" (Penguin) recently hit the stands says that the authentic picture of spying as an instrument of providing security to common man is lost in these such descriptions.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Rahul invited to 3-day Cong 'Chintan Shibir' in Gujarat
Gandhinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) Gujarat Congress leaders have invited the party's former national president Rahul Gandhi to the three-day Chintan Shibir scheduled to be held in the state in November.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Iran reports 11,064 new Covid cases; 5,844,589 in total
Tehran, Oct 23 (IANS) Iran's health ministry has reported 11,064 new Covid-19 cases, taking the country's total infections to 5,844,589.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine
K'taka to develop 'Super 30' engineering colleges
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) With an aim to develop 'Super 30' engineering colleges by taking up one college in each district of Karnataka, a committee will be formed to work towards providing quality teaching in every district, and to meet industry requirements.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
17 killed in fire at Russian industrial explosives factory
Moscow, Oct 23 (IANS) A total of 17 people were killed in a blast and the ensuing fire at an explosives factory in Russia's Ryazan region on Friday, the TASS news agency reported.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Russian Federation,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Infuse funds for capacity creation in health sector'
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) While we have to infuse lots of funds into infrastructure, we also have to infuse more efforts and activities for capacity creation - both from public as well as the private sector, said Dr K Madan Gopal, Senior Consultant, NITI Aayog, on Friday here. Talking about capacity building, he expressed concern on the present health infrastructure in the country.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Canada lifts advisory against non-essential int'l travel
Ottawa, Oct 23 (IANS) The Canadian government has lifted its advisory against all non-essential international travel by Canadians outside the country which were in place since the onset of Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020.
2021-10-23
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
'Alternative financing models can tackle gaps in health sector'
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) There is a need to incorporate alternative financing models to address financial gaps in health sector and to ensure mandatory health coverage for all to support the Universal Health Coverage targets, said a report titled 'COVID-19 Induced Healthcare Transformation in India'.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Stalin launches portals to monitor projects, increase govt-industy interaction
Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Friday launched two initiatives in the IT sector aimed at monitoring projects and increasing interaction between the government and industry, a statement from the Chief Minister's office said.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Technology
CRPF martyrs' families visit National Police Memorial
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) On the occasion of the Police Commemoration Day on October 21 and the ongoing Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav being celebrated to rejoice 75 years of Independence, the families of serving Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and martyred bravehearts on Friday were facilitated a visit to the National Police Memorial at Chanakyapuri here.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Defence/Security
Congress had better strike rate than RJD in 2019, says Kanhaiya
Patna, Oct 23 (IANS) Congress leader Kanhaiya Kumar on Friday said that the party had better strike rate than the RJD in 2019 parliamentary election in Bihar.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
After Cong, BJP also 'red flags' Kerala's Silver Line project
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 23 (IANS) After the Congress-led UDF team, which was given the task of studying the Rs 63,941 crore Silver Line (K-Rail) project, a state of the art joint venture of the Indian Railways and the Kerala government said that this is an unviable project and should not be allowed to go forward, the BJP's state unit on Friday has also come out strongly against it.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
University of Hyderabad uses computer tools to teach Sanskrit
Hyderabad, Oct 23 (IANS) The University of Hyderabad (UoH) has launched an innovative, online interdisciplinary programme which aims to teach Sanskrit with the help of computer tools.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Gold, cash found at premises of AIADMK leader, son, others: TN Vigilance
Chennai, Oct 23 (IANS) Officials of Tamil Nadu Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) on Friday found gold, silver items, luxury cars, Volvo buses and other items during their search at the residences and business premises of an AIADMK leader considered to be close to former Chief Minister K. Palaniswami, a statement said.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Drug peddlers sent drugs as court documents in K'taka, two held
Bengaluru, Oct 23 (IANS) Two drug peddlers, who sent drugs in the guise of court documents through speed post, gift articles and home delivery services in Bengaluru, have been arrested, police said on Friday.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
WhatsApp violates users' rights by denying dispute resolution: Centre to Delhi HC
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) The Centre on Friday told the Delhi High Court that WhatsApp has already violated the fundamental rights of users in the country by denying dispute resolution rights while opposing a plea filed by WhatsApp and Facebook against the new IT rules.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
Judge quotes Swami Vivekananda, Milton in denying Sharjeel Imam bail
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) A Delhi judge cited Swami Vivekananda to John Milton in his order rejecting the bail plea of Jawaharlal Nehru University student and activist Sharjeel Imam in a case relating to the February 2020 Delhi riots.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
T20 WC: Will try to be competitive against India, Pak; says Namibia coach De Bruyn
Sharjah, Oct 23 (IANS) After a historic win over Ireland, Namibia coach Pierre de Bruyn on Friday said that facing teams like India, Pakistan and New Zealand in the ongoing T20 Men's World Cup will be a great experience for his players and they will try to be as competitive as they can on the field.
2021-10-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Delhi's pollution level in 'moderate' category
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The level of PM 2.5 and 10 pollutants in the national capital's air dipped to 61 and 161, respectively, placing Delhi's pollution level in the "moderate" category on Friday.
2021-10-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Police in TN's Coimbatore launch app to prevent burglary at locked houses
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Police in Tamil Nadu's Coimbatore on Friday launched a mobile app 'Safe Kovai (SaKo)' to prevent burglaries at locked houses.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Technology
Premier League: Man United v Liverpool, big game in fascinating weekend
London, Oct 22 (IANS) The Premier League has a series of fascinating games this weekend, which are dominated by the clash between eternal rivals, Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
What Ram did in Lanka, Krishna in Mathura, Indian Army did in B'desh in '71: Rajnath
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said that what Lord Rama did in Lanka, and and Lord Krishna did in Mathura, the Indian armed forces did the same in Bangladesh in 1971.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Assam Governor seeks US Consulate General in northeast
Guwahati, Oct 22 (IANS) Assam Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi has requested US Consul General in Kolkata to review the guidelines of the H1B visas and open a Consulate General office for northeast region in Guwahati, a Raj Bhavan official said on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Amateur Avani wins second title of Hero WPGT season
Panchkula, Oct 22 (IANS) Amateur Avani Prashanth won her second title of the season as she held off the seasoned Amandeep Drall by a shot to win the 11th leg of the Hero Women's Pro Golf Tour at the Panchkula Golf Club, here on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Golf
BJP Tamil Nadu chief refuses to apologise for calling Power Minister 'corrupt'
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) BJP's Tamil Nadu unit President K. Annamalai on Friday refused to apologise for accusing state Power Minister V Senthil Balaji of corruption.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Denmark Open: Sindhu, Verma lose as India's challenge ends
Odense (Denmark), Oct 22 (IANS) India's campaign in the Denmark Open BWF World Tour Super 1000 event came to a premature end on Friday with double Olympic medallist PV Sindhu and Sameer Verma losing in the quarter-finals.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Badminton
Centre to introduce 'pro-women initiatives' in agriculture
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) To empower women working in the agricultural sector, the Centre is planning to come up with "pro-women initiatives" by earmarking funds for them under various programmes and development interventions.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India's climate negotiations stance to get cabinet approval next week
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Amid increased pressure on India to agree for "net zero" ahead of the annual climate change conference starting from October 31, top Environment Ministry officials said the Union Cabinet meeting on October 27 will approve of what India's stand should be at the COP.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
Why couldn't India vaccinate 100 cr people earlier, asks Sisodia
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) India could have vaccinated 100 crore of its population against Covid-19 if the Central government had not sent vaccines to foreign countries and worked efficiently, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Decision on Congress-NCP alliance in Goa by October end: NCP MLA
Panaji, Oct 22 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party supremo Sharad Pawar is still in talks with the Congress for an alliance for the 2022 Goa Assembly polls, NCP's lone MLA and former Chief Minister Churchill Alemao said on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Drone grid set up to monitor security of minority workers in Kashmir Valley
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Security agencies have decided to set up a "drone grid" to monitor the security of the minorities living in the Kashmir Valley in wake of the recent killings of civilians.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Delhi govt working on area parking planning with aim on decongestion
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Delhi government is planning area parking in consultation with Residential Welfare Associations (RWAs), market associations and taking into account last mile connectivity, state Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot said on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Rajasthan minister made Congress' Punjab, Chandigarh in charge
Jaipur, Oct 22 (IANS) Rajasthan Revenue Minister Harish Chaudhary on Friday was appointed the Congress in-charge of Punjab and Chandigarh.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
20 urban local bodies in Tripura to go polls on Nov 25
Agartala, Oct 22 (IANS) Elections to the 20 urban local bodies in Tripura, including the Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC), would be held on November 25, officials said on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Delhi govt, IIT Kanpur join hands to find out real time pollution data
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) To pinpoint various sources of air pollution in real time in Delhi, a 23-month long study will be conducted by the Delhi Pollution Control Committee and IIT-Kanpur to come up with ways to tackle the root cause of the problem.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
T20 WC: It's going to be in the back of their minds, says Pollard on 2016 final
Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS) West Indies captain Kieron Pollard believes that the 2016 final of the ICC men's T20 World Cup will be definitely in the back of the minds of his team ahead of commencing their title defence on Saturday against England, the very same team they defeated five and a half years ago in Kolkata.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
COP26 should be the 'COP of action and implementation': India
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Assuring India's full support to the UK COP Presidency for the meaningful outcome of COP, India on Friday said the upcoming climate change summit should be the "COP of action and implementation".
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
Chakrapani's security will be reviewed regularly, Delhi HC told
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Delhi Police on Friday apprised the Delhi High Court that the security of the AIl India Hindu Mahasabha chief Swami Chakrapani will be assessed regularly, following his complaint about a "threat" to his life from underworld don Dawood Ibrahim.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
ITBP awards medals to best K9 dog, horse
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) on Friday awarded its best dog from its K9 service, and horse for rendering commendable service while deployed on operational duty with the force.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Defence/Security,Environment/Wildlife
CBI arrests 6 more for derogatory posts against judges in Andhra
Amaravati, Oct 22 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday announced that it has arrested six more accused in a case related to making derogatory posts on social media against judges and the judiciary.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
States asked to check hoarding, retail prices at consumer end
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Centre on Friday said that its timely interventions kept the prices for onions, cereals/pulses and oils and oilseeds in check but asked the states to keep a tab on hoarding of essential commodities and retail prices at consumer end.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Himachal Raj Bhavan secretariat goes online
Shimla, Oct 22 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor's secretariat has gone online with the scanning of about 82,000 papers, it was announced on Friday. This would save 190 paper reams annually.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Women's national boxing: Jaismine, Basumatary move into second round
Hisar, Oct 22 (IANS) Asian Championship bronze medallist Jaismine and defending champion Assam's Pwilao Basumatary advanced to the second round after registering wins in their bouts on Day 2 of the 5th Elite Women's National Boxing Championships, here on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Other Sports
Techie from Kerala falls to death from Hyderabad highrise
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) A 46-year-old techie died after falling from 16th floor of a building in Hyderabad's Narsingi police said.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Madras HC directs TN govt to regulate water for irrigation, drinking
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Friday directed the Tamil Nadu government to adopt a comprehensive policy to regulate distribution of water for irrigation and drinking water purposes.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
World snooker qualifiers: Chitra, Advani win three in a row
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Karnataka's seasoned campaigner Chitra Magimairaj, who had lost all her six matches in the Y-camp (1st leg), started the second phase in a determined fashion and registered three back-to-back victories in the World Snooker Qualifiers, a BSFI National Selection Tournament.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Gurugram ranks first in Haryana in administering Covid vaccines
Gurugram, Oct 22 (IANS) As the Covid vaccination drive in the country has crossed 100 crore, Gurugram became the first district in Haryana in administering the vaccines with 34,56,378 doses, of which 21,52,399 people have received the first vaccine dose and 12,83,462 have been given the second dose.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
IIT Guwahati transfers energy-efficient cooking tech for commercialisation
Guwahati, Oct 22 (IANS) The IIT Guwahati, which developed an energy-efficient and environment-friendly technology for cook-stoves, has transferred the method to an industry partner for commercialisation to help the common man, officials said on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Assam,Science/Tech
Delhi sees 38 fresh Covid cases, one death
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The national capital reported 38 fresh cases of Covid on Friday, taking its tally to 14,39,526, while there was one more death in the last 24 hours, according to the latest bulletin issued by the Delhi Health Department.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Snapdeal lauds man who facilitated 64 registrations for Covid vax
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Even as India celebrates reaching a milestone of 100 crore Covid vaccine doses, Snapdeal co-founder and COO Rohit Bansal on Friday lauded a man who facilitated 64 registrations for the vaccine on the CoWin portal.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
Don't let cost of energy outstrip consumers' paying capacity: Puri
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Friday said that unless the prices of crude oil are maintained at sustainable levels, it will severely impact the green shoots of global economic recovery.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
T20 WC: Sri Lanka thrash Netherlands by eight wickets to end as table toppers in Group A
Sharjah, Oct 22 (IANS) A clinical bowling performance by Sri Lanka set up an eight-wicket thrashing of the Netherlands in the final Group A match of the ICC mens T20 World Cup at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium here on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'Rust' shooting accident: Baldwin tweets his 'shock', union says prop gun had 'live round'
Santa Fe (US), Oct 22 (IANS) On a day when Hollywood's film workers' union alleged that the prop gun used by Alec Baldwin, which caused the accidental death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins, had a "live single round", the 68-year-old actor issued a statement on Twitter regarding the shooting incident on the set of "Rust", a 'western' being produced by him.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Mexico,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sri Lanka to allow inter-provincial movement from Nov 1
Colombo, Oct 22 (IANS) After nearly three months of travel restrictions, Sri Lanka on Friday decided to allow inter-provincial public movements from November 1 amidst health officials warning of the spread of new Delta-plus variant.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
After IPL success, VPS Healthcare to manage bio bubbles for T20 WC
Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS) After a successful outing at IPL 2021, BCCI and Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) have appointed UAE-based VPS Healthcare to continue providing medical services for the ongoing ICC Men's T20 World Cup.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
CBI files fraud case against Indore company, conducts searches
New Oct 22 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday conducted searches and registered a case against two Directors of Indore-based private company for bank fraud to the tune of approximately Rs 30 crore.
2021-10-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Candidate can't claim cadre of choice after qualifying civils: SC
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday said a candidate, as a matter of right, cannot claim allocation of cadre of his/her choice, after qualifying the civil services examination.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
T20 WC: A heck of an achievement, says Erasmus as Namibia reach Super 12
Sharjah, Oct 22 (IANS) After a historic win over Ireland, Namibia captain Gerhard Erasmus on Friday said that it's "a heck of an achievement" for them to qualify for the Super-12 stage of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 and the team should be proud of themselves.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Bengal's Swadesh Mondal sets national record in 400m medley
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Swadesh Mondal of Bengal created his fourth national record here at the ongoing 37th Sub Junior and 47th Junior National Championships 2021, romping to victory in 400m individual medley for Group II boys. He came up with a brilliant effort to push a fighting Shoan Ganguly of Karnataka to second place, much like their battle in the 200m medley event earlier in the week where Swadesh took the gold and Shoan had to settle for a silver.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Other Sports
FSSAI should notify 'Front of Pack Labelling' regulations: Experts
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Intake of sugar and salt went down in some foreign countries after the introduction of Front of Pack Labelling (FoPL) on food products and India must also follow the same, said experts in health and consumer welfare.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
RIL's Q2FY22 YoY net profit jumps 46% to Rs 15,479 cr
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Conglomerate Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Friday reported a rise of 46 per cent growth in its year-on-year consolidated net profit for the quarter ended September 30, 2021.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Man hacks father, his 'lover' to death in Mysuru
Mysuru, Oct 22 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a man in Karnataka's Mysuru hacked his father and his lover to death on Friday, police said.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shaji Karun heads jury deciding India's Oscar entry; 'Sherni', 'Sardar Udham' lead race
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) The process of selecting India's official entry for the Academy Awards is in full swing at the Bijoli cinema in Kolkata. Leading the shortlist are the Vidya Balan-starrer "Sherni" and Shoojit Sarkar's "Sardar Udham" starring Vicky Kaushal in the titular role. Giving them competition are 14 regional language films, including the Malayalam 'Nayattu' and the Tamil 'Mandela'.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Gang behind Rs 52 lakh ATM fraud in Telangana busted
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Police in Telangana's Mahabubabad district on Friday arrested five employees of a cash management firm for a Rs 52 lakh fraud and for trying to cover up the crime by setting an ATM afire.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
39 more women officers to be granted permanent commission, SC told
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) There was relief for a group of aggrieved women officers, who filed a contempt petition against the Army chief, as they were denied permanent commission -- allegedly in violation of a Supreme Court order, with the Centre on Friday telling the apex court it has cleared 39 women officers found eligible, after reconsideration, but rejected pleas of 25 others.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights
T20 WC: Sri Lanka bowlers bundle out the Netherlands for 44
Sharjah, Oct 22 (IANS) Wanindu Hasaranga (3/9) and Lahiru Kumara (3/7) led the demolition job for Sri Lanka as the 2014 champions bundled out the Netherlands for 44 in the final Group B match of the ICC men's T20 World Cup at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium here on Friday. The Netherlands batting crumbled in front of Sri Lanka, with Colin Ackermann the only batter to reach double-figures.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup: Matches against Australia have always been full of fire, says Bavuma
Abu Dhabi, Oct 22 (IANS) South Africa captain Temba Bavuma believes that matches against Australia have always been full of fire for his team and they are expecting a difficult encounter in the T20 World Cup on Saturday. He added that Saturday's match at Sheikh Zayed Stadium being their tournament opener means they are eager to start well and get the early momentum in their favour.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
MPC members agree on repo rate but not on accommodative stance: Minutes
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Even though the six-member Monetary Policy Committee of the Reserve Bank of India was unanimous in retaining the repo rate at its last meeting, not all members were in consonance for maintaining the accommodative stance.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Maharashtra reopens its theatres to receive 'pre-Covid footfalls'
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Bollywood breathed a sigh of relief on Friday when cinema theatres across Maharashtra, the source of 50 per cent of the Hindi film industry's earnings, opened after a Covid-imposed shutdown that stretched across a year and six months.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Home Minister must get direct feedback from ground in J&K: Pandit leader
Srinagar, Oct 22 (IANS) Ahead of Union Home Minister Amit Shah's three-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir begining on Saturday, Kashmiri Pandit leader Sanjay Tickoo said he must meet with people including members from minority community to get a direct feedback from the ground about the prevailing situation in the Union Territory.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
One falls to death as fire breaks out in 61-storey Mumbai building (2nd Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) One person was killed in a major fire which broke out on the 19th floor of a 61-storey residential building in south Mumbai on Friday, creating panic among the residents, before it was extinguished, officials said on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Actress Ananya Panday grilled by NCB for second day, summoned again
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) For the second consecutive day, Bollywood actress Ananya Panday was on Friday grilled by a team of Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), for over 3 hours, in connection with its ongoing probe into the October 2 "rave party" aboard a cruise ship.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Profit booking, mixed results pull equity indices lower, metal stocks down (Roundup)
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Relentless profit booking, along with mixed corporate results, subdued India's key equity indices on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
There are lot of expectations from current World Cup squad: Pathan
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Former India all-rounder Irfan Pathan believes that there are a lot of expectations from India's squad in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup in the UAE and Oman. He added that Virat Kohli's team knows the level of expectations from them and can handle it very well. India will kick-start their campaign in the tournament against Pakistan in Dubai on Sunday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
SEBI streamlines grievance redressal system, to benefit clients
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) In order to further enhance the effectiveness of Investor Grievance Redressal System and Arbitration Mechanism at the stock exchanges, the Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has mandated that clients getting favorable orders on their complaint against market operators will be suitably compensated even if process goes into arbitration and appeals.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Abolish consumer fora if you don't want to fill vacancies: SC to govt
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday slammed the government over the delay in appointment of presidents and members in consumer fora, saying if it is not keen on filling up vacancies to allow full-fledged functioning, then it can do away with the fora.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Assam Rifles jawans among 4 held with heroin in Assam
Guwahati, Oct 22 (IANS) Three jawans of the Assam Rifles, along with a civilian, were arrested and heroin valued at over Rs 1 crore recovered from them in Assam's Dibrugarh district early on Friday, police said.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
China warns US to be cautious on Taiwan after Biden's comments
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) China's Foreign Ministry on Friday warned the US that China has no room for compromise when it comes to safeguarding sovereignty, security and territorial integrity, Global Times reported.
2021-10-22
Category: International, India,Diplomacy,Defence/Security
India hands over Jaynagar-Kurtha cross-border rail section to Nepal
Kathmandu, Oct 22 (IANS) India on Friday handed over the Jaynagar-Kurtha cross-border rail link, built with its assistance, to the Nepal government, paving the way for early resumption of railway links between the two South Asian nations.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Nepal,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Censor Board wants 12 cuts in Madhur Bhandarkar's 'India Lockdown'
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Madhur Bhandarkar finds himself at the receiving end of the Central Board of Film Certification's scissors as it has asked the filmmaker for 12 cuts despite granting an 'A' certificate to his film 'India Lockdown' which he shot during the pandemic.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
We didn't really take it seriously enough: Warne on Australia's issues with T20Is
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) Former Australia leg-spinner Shane Warne has pinpointed that lack of seriousness early on has caused issues for Australia in T20Is. He added that as a result, the team is now having selection issues in the games shortest format. Australia are yet to win the ICC men's T20 World Cup with best performance coming in 2010 as runners-up.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
T20 World Cup: England have a lot to play for against West Indies (preview)
Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS) England would hope to set straight an unwanted record when they meet West Indies in a Super 12 match of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup have at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium here on Saturday.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Covid sees significant resurgence in Europe, Asia
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) After a brief lull as the world economies recover from the pandemic, the deadly Covid virus appears to be on the prowl once again in several countries. Since the beginning of this week, many countries including Russia, the UK, China and some in Eastern Europe have witnessed a significant rise in Covid cases.
2021-10-22
Category: International, India,National,Science/Tech
Dhanbad judge murder: HC slams CBI probe, summons CBI Director
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) Expressing displeasure over the probe ordered by the CBI into the death of Dhanbad Additional District Judge Uttam Anand, the Jharkhand High Court on Friday ordered the CBI Director to appear before it on the case's next hearing on October 29.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Cong offers Goa CM copy of Constitution as pre-Diwali gift
Panaji, Oct 22 (IANS) The Congress' Goa unit on Friday said it had gifted a copy of the Constitution as a "pre-Diwali gift" to Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, as he had repeatedly failed to understand the importance of its Article 19(1), which deals with the Freedom of Speech and Expression.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Kerala now logs 9,361 new Covid cases
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 22 (IANS) The daily new Covid cases in Kerala continued to fluctuate as on Friday 9,361 people turned positive after 80,393 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, and the test positivity rate was 11.64 per cent, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said in a statement.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Claim of juvenility can be raised even after conviction, says SC
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday said it is a settled law that juvenile claims can be raised even post-conviction and also before the top court.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
NASA prepares asteroid defence mission for November launch
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) NASA's Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) spacecraft, intended to deliberately crash into an asteroid, is preparing to launch next month -- world's first mission to test planetary defense techniques, demonstrating one mitigation method of asteroid deflection, called kinetic impact.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Two killed in shootout at Pune highway eatery
Pune, Oct 22 (IANS) At least two persons were killed during an exchange of fire between two groups of people at Urlikanchan on the Pune-Solapur Highway on Friday afternoon, police said.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tinder rolls out new series 'The Swipe Ride'
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Connection and communication are the two things that define human existence. Being social animals, humans strive to forge friendships and relationships with each other to make their lives easier and fruitful. Popular dating app Tinder is known for sparking connections with new people.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Prime Video drops engrossing trailer of courtroom drama 'Jai Bhim'
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Prime Video has unveiled the trailer of the much-awaited Suriya-starrer 'Jai Bhim'. Gearing up to release globally this Diwali in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi on November 2, the film is a part of Prime Video India's festive line-up.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
T20 World Cup: Namibia hammer Ireland by 8 wickets, advance to Super 12 stage
Sharjah, Oct 22 (IANS) Namibia hammered Ireland eight wickets in the 11th match of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, here on Friday. With this win, Namibia are through to the Super-12 of the tournament.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
HDFC Life closes first half with lower PAT of Rs 577 cr
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Private insurance major HDFC Life Insurance Company Ltd closed the first half of the current fiscal with a net profit of about Rs 577 crore, down from Rs 777 crore logged during previous year corresponding period, MD and CEO Vibha Padalkar said on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Vetri to star in Tamil film 'Bumper' based on Kerala lottery
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actor Vetri of '8 Thottakkal' and 'Jiivi' fame is all set to play the lead role in a Tamil film based on the Kerala lottery system titled 'Bumper'.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Yes Bank's Q2FY22 YoY net profit up over 74%
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Yes Bank on Friday reported a rise of 74.3 per cent in its net profit for Q2FY22 on a year-on-year basis.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Telangana HC refused to interfere with intermediate exams
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) The intermediate first year exams in Telangana will be held as scheduled from October 25 as the Telangana High Court on Friday refused to interfere with the process.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Phone tapping case: Raj CM's OSD fails to appear before Delhi Police
Jaipur, Oct 22 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's Officer on Special Duty Lokesh Sharma, who was to appear on Friday before the Delhi Police's Crime Branch for questioning in the phone tapping case, returned to Jaipur without presenting himself, citing a family emergency.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Covid sees significant resurgence in Europe, Asia
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) After a brief lull as the world sees economic recovery from the pandemic, the deadly Covid virus appears to be the prowl again in several countries.
2021-10-22
Category: International, India,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
B-town couple Deepika-Ranveer set to bid for new IPL team alongside others: Report (ld)
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The 2022 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) will be a ten-team affair, and Bollywood's superstar couple Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are all set to join the bidding war for the two new teams along with other big players.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
England-India Test series decider to be played in Edgbaston next year
London, Oct 22 (IANS) The series decider for the Test series between England and India will now be played at Edgbaston from July 1 next year, said the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Friday. India is currently leading the series 2-1 before the fifth Test at Old Trafford was cancelled hours before the start due to concerns over COVID-19 outbreak in the tourists' camp.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Manpreet Badal asks Centre to set up pharma park in Bathinda
Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) Building a pharmaceutical park in Punjab's Bathinda would serve the entire country, particularly the northern region, state Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal said on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Google to pull YouTube from some Roku devices in Dec
San Francisco, Oct 22 (IANS) Google-owned YouTube said its app will no longer be available on streaming content provider Roku devices after December 9 as the two sides remain engaged in an ongoing carriage dispute.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Can Tesla survive without 'sleep-deprived' Elon Musk?
San Francisco, Oct 22 (IANS) Elon Musk has talked about stepping down from Tesla for a couple of years and his absence from the regularly scheduled conference call to discuss quarterly financial results this week has sparked fresh rumours about a 'sleep-deprived billionaire CEO taking a much-needed break.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Two killed in gunfight erupts at Pune highway eatery
Pune, Oct 22 (IANS) At least two persons were killed during indiscriminate exchange of between two groups of people at Urlikanchan on the Pune-Solapur Highway this afternoon, police said.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
When Priyanka met Akhilesh on a Lucknow flight
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi, who is leading her party's charge in Uttar Pradesh, and Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh Yadav were co-passengers on an afternoon flight to Lucknow and had a brief interaction.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
T20 World Cup: Australia have faith in their all-rounders, says Finch
Abu Dhabi, Oct 22 (IANS) Australia skipper Aaron Finch confirmed the make-up of Australia's playing eleven ahead of their opening match in Super 12 against South Africa here on Saturday. Though Finch did not reveal the players in the eleven, he gave a rough idea of how the eleven would look with all-rounders Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Marsh, and Marcus Stoinis set to play among seven batters and four bowlers.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Razorpay launches multi-network tokenisation solution 'TokenHQ'
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Financial solutions company Razorpay on Friday has announced the launch of 'TokenHQ', a secure multi-network Card-on-File (CoF) tokenisation solution, in line with the recently-issued guidelines by the RBI to secure customers' financial data.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Google Search adds daily word notifications on Android, iOS
San Francsco, Oct 22 (IANS) After previewing bigger changes in September, Google Search is now getting a notification feature that will help users to 'learn a new word every day'.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Trinamool MP Sushmita Dev, others attacked in Tripura, accuse BJP
Agartala, Oct 22 (IANS) Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha member Sushmita Dev and 10 other party members were attacked allegedly by the members of ruling BJP on Friday at Amtali in western Tripura.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
NIH admits US funded gain-of-function research in Wuhan lab: Report
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) The US National Institutes of Health (NIH) has finally accepted that they have given in funding for gain-of-function research on bat coronaviruses at China's Wuhan lab, the media reported.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine,Politics
Qatar set to host ICC qualifying event as part of road to Australia 2022
Doha, Oct 22 (IANS) The qualifying for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 in Australia is set to continue in Doha with five teams set to compete in the T20 World Cup Asia A Qualifier from October 23, 2021 onwards.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Cricket
BJP candidate in Huzurabad distributing money: TRS to EC
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) The Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) on Friday complained to the Election Commission that the BJP candidate in Huzurabad by-election and his supporters are distributing money to voters.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
State can't issue sweeping directions to withdraw consent for CBI probe: Centre to SC
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Centre has told the Supreme Court it is not understood why a state government would come in the way of an investigation, and have the inevitable effect of shielding those who are guilty in multi-state/pan-India offences. It further added that a state government cannot claim a right to issue omnibus, sweeping, and overarching directions to withdraw consent for a CBI probe into any matter.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Punjab orders probe into Amarinder's relations with Pak friend Aroosa
Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) The Punjab government on Friday ordered a probe into former Chief Minister Amarinder Singh's relations with his Pakistani woman friend Aroosa Alam and her relation with the ISI.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Amit Sadh announces third season of 'Breathe: Into The Shadows'
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) 'Breathe: Into The Shadows' is one of India's most loved web series after its first season came out in 2018 and served a delectable treat of crime and drama to the audience.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Samantha could simply seek apology rather than filing defamation cases
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) South India's most happening actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu, who recently filed defamation cases against a couple of YouTube channels and an individual for streaming malignant content about her, has apparently received a legal blow.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
T20 World Cup: Namibia restrict Ireland to 125/8
Sharjah, Oct 22 (IANS) A clinical bowling performance helped Namibia restrict Ireland to 125/8 in the 11th match of ICC Mens T20 World Cup 2021 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, here on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Aditya Chopra comes up with teaser of 'Bunty Aur Babli 2'
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Yash Raj Films' memorable 'Bunty Aur Babli' is returning with its second instalment after a wait of 16 years. The teaser of 'Bunty Aur Babli 2' released Friday and it has sent the audience into a frenzy for two reasons.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
T20 World Cup: Australia, South Africa look for strong start in Super 12 opener (preview)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 22 (IANS) Australia and South Africa will be looking for a strong start in the Group 1 of Super 12 stage in the ICC men's T20 World Cup at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium on Saturday. Both Australia and South Africa have not won the mens T20 WC trophy. But on form, South Africa appear to be slightly more favourites than Australia.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Deepika Padukone, Ranveer Singh likely to bid for new IPL team: Report
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The 2022 season of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is set to have 10 teams competing for the coveted trophy and Bollywood's superstar couple Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh are likely to join the bidding war for the two new teams along with other big players.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Music composition of Mahesh Babu's 'Sarkaru Vaari Paata' wrapped up
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Tollywood's most hyped hero Mahesh Babu is currently shooting for his upcoming commercial entertainer 'Sarkaru Vaari Paata'. With the release of this much-awaited movie, the makers are looking to wrap up all the formalities before the post-production phase begins.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Twitter study on 7 countries confirms right-leaning skew except in Germany
New York, Oct 22 (IANS) In a continuing study on the effects of machine learning (ML) on public conversation, Twitter has confirmed that its algorithms amplify right-leaning political content.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United States,Technology,Politics
Prakash Raj alleges political involvement in MAA elections
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Actor Prakash Raj, who was defeated by Vishnu Manchu in the recent elections of the Movie Artists Association (MAA), has alleged foul play by the Manchu family in the elections.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Snapchat to bring family safety tools to protect minors using its app
San Francisco, Oct 22 (IANS) With an aim to make its platform safer for minors, Snapchat said it is preparing to introduce its own set of "family engagement" tools in the coming months.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Global labour union urges EU to widen antitrust probe against Amazon
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) After the US, fresh voices are now being raised in the European Union (EU) to widen its probe into anti-competition practices of Amazon after it was accused of allegedly copying popular products and manipulating search results to boost its own brands in India.
2021-10-22
Category: International, India,Business/Economy,Technology,Politics
I am hoping that 5-0 record in T20 World Cup will become 5-1: Younis Khan
Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Younis Khan is hopeful of Pakistan turning the tables on India and making the overall scoreline 5-1 in the high-octane clash of the ICC men's T20 World Cup. He added that players who can deliver the goods in the high-pressure encounter become legends of the game.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
50% rise in breast cancer among middle-aged women in India: Report
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Since the last three years, there has been a 50 per cent rise in middle-aged women (aged 35-50 years) reporting cases of breast cancer in India, said doctors at a private hospital here on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
'Molnupiravir may be a game changer in fight against Covid-19'
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Anti-viral drug Molnupiravir may emerge as the game changer in the fight against Covid-19 as studies suggest it can reduce the risk of hospitalisation or death in newly-diagnosed patients, an expert says.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
I will go with India as favourites to win vs Pakistan: Karthik
Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS) India wicketkeeper-batter Dinesh Karthik has said that India are the firm favourites to win their opening match in the ICC men's T20 World Cup against Pakistan in Dubai on Sunday.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
DoT amends RoW rules defining framework for laying aerial OFC to facilitate 5G
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Department of Telecommunication (DoT), has by way of gazette notification, amended Indian Telegraph RoW Rules November, 2016 to prescribe various terms and conditions for laying overhead Optical Fiber Cable (OFC).
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Galaxy Z Flip3 starts getting Oct 2021 Android security patch globally
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung has released the October 2021 Android security patch for the Galaxy Z Flip3 globally.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Facebook to pay French publishers for reusing their content
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) As pressure mounts on social media platforms to pay news publishers for using their content, Facebook has reached a multi-year pact to pay French publishers for resharing their content on its platforms.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Media,Technology
Winging abroad: AirAsia India expected to soon get international flying permit
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) with AirAsia India getting close to obtaining international flying rights, conglomerate Tata Sons, will in the near future, have four airlines with permits for overseas operations.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Nadda to inaugurate BJP's ST morcha meet in Ranchi
Ranchi, Oct 22 (IANS) BJP President J.P. Nadda will inaugurate a two-day national working committee meeting of the party's Scheduled Tribe (ST) morcha in Ranchi on Saturday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
SpaceX's SN20 Starship prototype completes its 1st static fire test
New York, Oct 22 (IANS) SpaceX, run by tech billionaire Elon Musk, has conducted the SN20 Starship prototype's first static fire test as part of its preparation for the spacecraft's launch.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United States,Technology
Red Bull's Verstappen most popular driver; Hamilton third: F1 survey
Austin (Texas), Oct 22 (IANS) Red Bull Racing's Max Verstappen is the most popular Formula 1 driver, with the Dutchman receiving a whopping 14.4 per cent of the votes, not just from the Dutch audience but from fans from other countries as well, especially the United States and Japan.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United States,Sports,Motorsports
realme elevates Madhav Sheth to lead brand expansion globally
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Smartphone brand realme on Friday said it has elevated Madhav Sheth as President of the International Business Unit (IBU), touted as the first Indian global CEO in the smartphone industry.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Missing 6-year-old boy in Hyderabad found dead
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) A six-year-old boy, who had gone missing from his house in Rajendranagar, was found dead in a lake on Friday, police said.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
S.Korean Prez visit Europe next week
Seoul, Oct 22 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in will make a three-nation European trip next week for a G20 summit in Italy, the COP26 climate summit in the UK, as well as a state visit to Hungary, his office said on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Digvijaya missing from Cong campaign in MP, party says will appear soon
Bhopal, Oct 22 (IANS) Amid spirited campaigning for the by-elections to three Assembly constituencies and a Lok Sabha constituency in Madhya Pradesh, the absence of Congress veteran and former Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh from the scene has raised questions.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
95% people do not need BJP: Akhilesh
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav on Friday took a swipe at Uttar Pradesh Minister Upendra Tiwari for saying that 95 per cent people do not need petrol, and said 'the truth is that those people do not need the BJP'.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
3 in 4 S.Koreans support shift to 'living with Covid-19': Poll
Seoul, Oct 22 (IANS) Three quarters of South Koreans agree with the need to shift to the "living with Covid-19" scheme, a poll revealed on Friday, as the government is moving to phase out coronavirus restrictions under the new policy next month.
2021-10-22
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Sobering Effect: Gwyneth Paltrow 'barely had alcohol' since Covid diagnosis
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow was diagnosed with Covid in 2020, and since then she's hardly had any alcohol at all.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
With four kids in Tamil movie, director cans shots after 20 rehearsals
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Arunachalam Vaidyanathan, who made his directorial debut with the Prasanna-Sneha starrer 'Achchamundu Achchamundu' and also directed films such as Arjun-starrer 'Nibunan' and Mohanlal-starrer 'Peruchazhi', besides co-producing 'Seethakathi', is currently busy with 'Shot Boot Three'.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
7 killed in clashes between rival Rohingya factions in B'desh
Dhaka, Oct 22 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and seven others injured in clashes between two rival factions of Rohingya refugees at a camp in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar district on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
US reaches interim deal with 5 nations on digital services tax
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) The US announced that it has reached a deal with Austria, the UK, France, Italy and Spain on digital services taxes (DSTs) during the interim period prior to the implementation of Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) global tax agreement.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
BJP positioning Cong as key player in UP, says SP
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) In an interesting twist to the political drama in Uttar Pradesh, the Samajwadi Party (SP) has alleged that the Congress is being positioned as the main challenger to the BJP by the Yogi Adityanath government itself.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Instagram launches new effects to edit, perform with music on Reels
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Facebook-owned Instagram on Friday launched three new effects to help users edit Reel based on music and provide on-screen lyrics.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Israeli PM departs for Sochi to meet Putin
Tel Aviv, Oct 22 (IANS) For the first time after taking office earlier this year, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett departed for Sochi on Friday where he will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Fijian Parliament elects new President
Suva, Oct 22 (IANS) The Fijian Parliament on Friday elected Ratu Wiliame Katonivere as the new President after he received majority votes.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Fiji,Politics
Int'l students will be able to return to Canberra in 2022
Canberra, Oct 22 (IANS) Andrew Barr, Chief Minister of the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), announced on Friday that international students who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 will be able to return to Canberra for the start of the 2022 academic year.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Australia,Education,Politics
Lab-grown 'mini brains' to pave way for dementia treatment
London, Oct 22 (IANS) UK researchers have developed 'mini brains' that allow them to study a fatal and untreatable neurological disorder causing paralysis and dementia.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
IANS Review: 'Babloo Bachelor': Amusing, but only with bits of hilarity (IANS Rating: **1/2)
Film: Babloo Bachelor (running in theatres)
2021-10-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
European Parliament calls for sanctions on Poland
Warsaw, Oct 22 (IANS) The European Parliament adopted a resolution calling on the European Commission and European Council to launch infringement procedures against Poland.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Poland,Politics
The paradigm shift towards gifting
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANSlife) To keep the value and quality of what you offer, whether it's a romantic breakfast in bed or a royal wedding gift that will be remembered for years. The concept of gift-giving has taken on a number of shapes in today's society. Devina Singhania, the Founder of 'LE JAHAAN', a local home and decor accessories company, explains how the gifting paradigm has shifted.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Let the festivities begin
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANSlife) With the festive season on in full swing, iconic brand Johnnie Walker, is all set to re-energize the country's after-hour culture. Through its one-of-a-kind campaign #RevibeTheNight, the brand brings together beloved music artists like Divine, Ritviz, Lisa Mishra, Taba Chake along with popular indie bands like When Chai Met Toast and Mad Boy Mink, among others to perform live across iconic community spaces in India.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
T20 World Cup: Ireland win toss, opt to bat against Namibia
Sharjah, Oct 22 (IANS) Ireland captain Andrew Balbirnie won the toss and opted to bat against Namibia in the 11th match of ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021 at Sharjah Cricket Stadium, here on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
No drug chats between Aryan Khan-Ananya Panday: NCB sources
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Despite the brouhaha over Ananya Panday's grilling by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), official sources hinted on Friday that there is apparently no evidence of any 'drug-related exchanges' in her alleged WhatsApp chats with Aryan Khan, the son of Bollywood megastar Shah Rukh Khan.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Qantas to launch new Sydney-Delhi route in Dec
Canberra, Oct 22 (IANS) Australia's flag carrier Qantas on Friday announced its plans to launch a new route from Sydney to Delhi in December with three return flights per week, building to daily flights by end of the year.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Two Delhi hospitals get 5 high-tech ambulances
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Delhi's premier hospitals -- Ram Manohar Lohia hospital as well as Safdarjung hospital -- received five high-tech ambulances on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Am sure Indian T20 team has lots of respect for Pakistan: Rahane
Dubai, Oct 22 (IANS) Ahead of the clash between arch-rivals India and Pakistan in the ICC T20 World Cup on October 24 at the Dubai International Stadium, India cricketer Ajinkya Rahane has said that Virat Kohli's side should not take Babar Azam's team lightly, adding that "past records don't matter" in the shortest format.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Population of New Zealand's largest city falls for first time
Auckland, Oct 22 (IANS) In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, New Zealand's population growth slowed down with the largest city of Auckland recording a decline for the first time ever, the country's statistics department Stats NZ said on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: International, New Zealand,Politics
NATO Ministers agree on defence plan, investment in innovation
Brussels, Oct 22 (IANS) NATO Defence Ministers have endorsed a plan to defend against potential attacks on multiple fronts and agreed to launch a billion dollar fund to finance new technologies.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
NZ outlines new Covid protection framework
Wellington, Oct 22 (IANS) New Zealand on Friday outlined its fresh Covid-19 protection framework to deliver greater freedom for vaccinated citizens, which is more flexible than the current alert level system.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Bengali thriller 'F.I.R. No. 339/07/06' set to release on OTT
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Bengali film 'F.I.R. No. 339/07/06' starring Bonny Sengupta, Ankush Hazra, Falaque Rashid Roy and Ritabhari Chakraborty is digitally releasing on Friday after a theatrical stint.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Reduced demand for firecrackers in TN post-Covid
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Many wholesale shops in Tamil Nadu selling firecrackers have witnessed a slump in business and traders have attributed the reduced demand due to a shortage of funds in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, as well as the high rates of the products.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Anil Charanjeett wins praise from Rohit Shetty for 'Suraj Aur Saanjh'
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actor Anil Charanjeett who is known for his memorable roles in 'PK', 'Raees', 'Golmaal Again', 'Sanju', 'Simmba', 'Shershaah' and more, has won praise from ace director Rohit Shetty for his series 'Suraj Aur Saanjh'.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Char Dham Yatra resumes as weather clears up in U'khand
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) As weather cleared up in Uttarakhand, Char Dham Yatra restored on Friday with more than 16,000 devotees resuming the pilgrimage from the Rishikesh camp.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Kuwait airport to operate at full capacity from Sunday
Kuwait City, Oct 22 (IANS) The Kuwait International Airport is ready to operate at full capacity from Sunday, according to aviation authorities.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
IANS Review: 'Bhavai': Pratik Gandhi shines as Ravan in an attempted eye-opener (IANS Rating: ***)
Film: Bhavai (running in theatres)
2021-10-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Twitter acquires group chat app Sphere
London, Oct 22 (IANS) In a bid to strengthen its Communities, micro-blogging site Twitter has acquired a chat app called Sphere, which was co-founded by British serial entrepreneur Nick D'Aloisio.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Romanian Prez nominates Defence Minister as PM designate
Bucharest, Oct 22 (IANS) Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has nominated Nicolae Ciuca, Defence Minister in the caretaker cabinet, to try and form a new government as Prime Minister.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Romania,Politics
PMK to oppose new sand quarries in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) PMK founder S. Ramdoss has said his party would hold protests against the proposed sand quarries in Tamil Nadu. The state government has announced that it would open 15 new sand quarries and do away with the practice of importing sand.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Apple to launch iPhone SE 3 in Q1 2022 with LCD display
San Francisco, Oct 22 (IANS) Cupertino-based tech giant Apple is reportedly planning to launch a new iPhone SE model with an LCD display, upgraded connectivity and internals in 2022.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
French PM announces special inflation allowance
Paris, Oct 22 (IANS) French Prime Minister Jean Castex has announed a special inflation allowance of 100 euros ($116) for people with a net monthly income less than 2,000 euros.
2021-10-22
Category: International, France,Business/Economy,Politics
Nadal crosses over to Kia's electric-powered EV6
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Spanish star Rafael Nadal, who electrifies the tennis court with his game, will be using an electric-powered EV6 crossover made by Korean car manufacturer Kia Corporation.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Tennis
TDP workers troop in to support Chandrababu's protest
Amaravati, Oct 22 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leaders and workers from different parts of Andhra Pradesh were pouring at the Mangalagiri party headquarters where party president N. Chandrababu Naidu continued his sit-in on Friday to protest Tuesday's attacks allegedly by the workers of ruling YSR Congress Party (YSRCP).
2021-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Priyanka to flag off 'Pratigya Yatra' on Saturday
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) Congress General secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra will flag-off the three 'Pratigya Yatras' from Barabanki on Saturday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Kerala CPI-M slams police over mishandling 'missing' baby issue
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 22 (IANS) A top CPI-M leader on Friday slammed the Kerala Police for failing to register the case of a young mother looking for her missing baby.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Naga peace talks hit roadblock with rebel leaders adamant on flag, Constitution
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Centre has continued the Naga peace talks with Isak-Muivah faction of National Socialist Council of Nagalim (NSCN-IM) leaders, but negotiations face roadblocks as the Naga leaders are adamant in their main demands for a separate Constitution and flag.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
China suspends 5 airlines after Covid cases on flights
Beijing, Oct 22 (IANS) The Civil Aviation Administration of China has suspended five Chinese and international airlines after Covid-19 cases were reported on flights, Samaa TV reported on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: International, China,International
Tim Paine looking for early all-clear from doctors to begin Ashes preparations
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) Australian Test captain Tim Paine is looking for an early all-clear from his doctors, after surgery to repair a pinched nerve in his neck in September, so that he can begin his competitive comeback to lead his side during the Ashes beginning December 8 at Brisbane.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Sandalwood upbeat as big-budget Kannada flicks taste success at box-office
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) The Kannada film industry is upbeat after the success of two big movies - 'Kotigobba 3' and 'Salaga' - that released last week. Both movies managed to get fantastic openings, drawing huge crowds after the Covid restrictions were lifted and they are running to packed houses across Karnataka.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Being an athlete had a tremendous role in shaping my personality: Deepika
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Deepika Padukone pridefully announces to the world her recent association with the 3-stripes family. She exultantly feels that this alliance helps her connect back with the athlete and fitness enthusiast in her.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Sports
Scandal hits German media giant Axel Springer
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) German media giant Axel Springer SE has suspended the editor-in-chief of Europes highest-selling tabloid, Bild, after articles in the New York Times and Der Spiegel revealed unknown details of a compliance investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct and bullying, The Guardian reported.
2021-10-22
Category: International, India,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media,Politics
Adele's 'Easy On Me' is most-added song in US radio history
London, Oct 22 (IANS) English singer-songwriter Adele's 'Easy On Me' has already been recognised for setting first-day records for Spotify streams and YouTube views. After a week of adds and airplay, 'Easy On Me' has broken several records on radio, including becoming the most played song in US radio history during a song's first week on air.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz
NATO countries bear primary responsibility for Afghan situation: Putin
Moscow, Oct 22 (IANS) The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) bears primary responsibility for the current situation in Afghanistan, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Japanese skywatchers spot Jupiter hit by another space rock
Tokyo, Oct 22 (IANS) Skywatchers in Japan have observed a flash in the atmosphere of the planet's northern hemisphere likely caused by an asteroid slamming into Jupiter, the media reported.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Japan,Science/Tech
Romantic comedies attract me, says Sanya Malhotra (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actress Sanya Malhotra says she is organically attracted to light-hearted romantic comedies, and that's probably the biggest reason for her to do the film 'Meenakshi Sundareshwar'.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India Inc unscathed for now, but power prospects hinge on coal availability: Report
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Regulated coal supplies to non-power sectors and allowing participation of captive miners amid an increase in production by the key supplier -- Coal India -- may help corporate India avoid what appeared to be a major power crisis in the making until recently, but the threat still looms when power demand picks up from here, rating agency Crisil said in a report.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
SIT chief of Lakhimpur Kheri case, 5 other IPS officers transferred
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has transferred six IPS officers, including Upendra Agarwal, who is heading the SIT probing the Lakhimpur Kheri incident.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Sri Lanka hope to iron out top-order problems in Dutch outing
Sharjah, Oct 22 (IANS) Former World T20 champions Sri Lanka will look to solve top-order problems in their last First Round Group A match against the Netherlands, while the Dutch will want to give their most decorated cricketer, Ryan ten Doeschate, a winning farewell when the two sides meet at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium later on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Israel to reopen to vaccinated tourists from Nov 1
Tel Aviv, Oct 22 (IANS) Starting from November 1, Israel will be reopened to tourists fully vaccinated against Covid-19, according to a plan jointly drafted by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett's office and the Ministries of Tourism and Health.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Taliban govt assures Pak of not supporting TTP, BLA
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) The Taliban-led interim government in Afghanistan has assured Pakistan that it will not support or allow its soil to be used by terror outfits, including the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) and Baloch Liberation Army (BLA), against Islamabad, expressing desire to maintain good relations between the two neighbours.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Kerala gold smuggling case: Customs submits 3,000-page charge sheet
Kochi, Oct 22 (IANS) After 15 long months, the Customs on Friday submitted a 3,000-page charge sheet in the infamous Kerala gold smuggling case at the economic offences court here.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
100 cr vaccination a landmark step for Indian tourism revival: FAITH associations
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) FAITH, the policy federation of all the national associations representing the complete tourism, travel and hospitality industry of India (ADTOI, ATOAI, FHRAI, HAI, IATO, ICPB, IHHA, ITTA, TAAI, TAFI), have jointly expressed their deep gratitude to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for leading a national effort of the Central and state governments, MPs and State Legislatures and most critically all vaccine warriors to achieve the 100 crore vaccination landmark.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
One falls to death as fire breaks out in 61-storey Mumbai building (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) A fire erupted on the 19th floor of a 61-storey residential building in south Mumbai, sending panic waves among the residents and resulting in the death of one person, here on Friday, officials said on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Vikrant Massey to 'renew the wedding vows' with TV premiere of '14 Phere'
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Vikrant Massey and Kriti Kharbanda-starrer '14 Phere' released on OTT a few months back and it received rave reviews from the audience and critics alike. The film tells the story of two lovers who belong to different castes and how they go about convincing their parents to allow them to get married.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Covid pandemic killed 80K-180K health workers till May 2021: WHO
Geneva, Oct 22 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic has killed an estimated 80,000 to 180,000 healthcare workers from January 2020 till May this year, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
Delhi court junks bail plea of activist Sharjeel Imam
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A court here on Friday refused to entertain the bail plea of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student and activist Sharjeel Imam in a 2019 case related to alleged inflammatory speeches against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC).
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pakistan, India among countries of concern on climate change
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) A latest report by the US Office of Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) has revealed that Pakistan and India are part of 11 countries, singled out and marked as highly vulnerable in capabilities to respond to environmental and societal crisis, triggered due to climate change.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Panic as fire breaks out in 61-storey Mumbai building
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) A fire erupted on the 19th floor of a 61-storey residential building in south Mumbai, sending panic waves though there are no casualties.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Your ultimate festive season beauty checklist
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANSlife) After the long dull period of the pandemic and lockdowns, one must be looking forward to the festival season with new excitement and zest. So obviously you want to look and feel your best. Beauty regimes are not just skin deep, they de-stress and uplift your spirits. Prepare for the special celebrations this festive season with the ultimate beauty well-being checklist which will not only make you look good on the outside but also shine from the inside.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Keeping up with heritage brocades
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANSlife) From easy-going kurtas to elaborate saris, brocades continue to be a favourite among Indian designers and celebrities. Its timeless appeal and intricacy make it one of the most luxurious Indian handlooms. Owing to the ongoing festivities, there have been plenty of brocade sightings. Here's a round-up of all the celeb-approved styles you can bookmark.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Biden says US will defend Taiwan if China attacks
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) US President Joe Biden said that Washington was committed to coming to Taiwan's defence if it comes under attack from China - a stance that seems in opposition to America's stated policy of "strategic ambiguity", CNN reported.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United States,International
Tejashwi dares Nitish to travel by road in Bihar
Patna, Oct 22 (IANS) While attacking Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on the condition of roads in the state, RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav challenged him to travel on the roads.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Pawan, Rana aim to recreate 'Gopala Gopala' magic in 'Bheemla Nayak'
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Despite being a remake, Pawan Kalyan and Rana Daggubati-starrer 'Bheemla Nayak' has managed to top the list of the most-anticipated Telugu movies. Pawan Kalyan and Rana Daggubati's collaboration is one reason behind the hype around this movie.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
NCPA reopens with a spectacular line-up
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANSlife) After a prolonged hiatus of nearly one and a half years, Mumbai's premier arts and cultural institution, the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA), is geared up to welcome the audience back from October 29. With a specially curated line-up for art lovers, there is something in store for everyone from Theatre to western classical and Hindustani classical music, classical dance and International music.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
The rise Of The Indian hemp industry
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANSlife) The current breed of entrepreneurs who sell hemp products in India generally find themselves, with a question, from their regular consumers "Will this get me high?" A similar query isn't part of the psyche when it comes to plant-based products like tea, coffee, seeds, oil, powder etc.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Sanya Malhotra thrilled with response to 'Meenakshi Sundareshwar' trailer
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) The audience has been going gaga over Sanya Malhotra and Abhimanyu Dassani-starrer 'Meenakshi Sundareshwar' ever since it teased them with its superbly cut trailer. Sanya and Abhimanyu's chemistry in the teaser hooked the audience from the word go and left the audience waiting for the trailer to surface.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
30 abducted school children released in Nigeria
Abuja, Oct 22 (IANS) Thirty school children, who were kidnapped from a secondary school in Nigeria's northwestern state of Kebbi more than four months ago, were released by their captors, the government said.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Nigeria,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dutch investigators hack Tesla's driving data storage system
San Francisco, Oct 22 (IANS) A team of Dutch forensic researchers decrypted Tesla's data storage system, providing access to a trove of information that could be useful in crash investigations, media reports said.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Kannada superstar Puneeth Rajkumar all praise for 'Ratnan Prapancha'
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Popular Kannada actor and 'Power Star' Puneeth Rajkumar took to social media to shower praise on 'Ratnan Prapancha', which started streaming on Friday on the OTT platform Prime Video.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Bhuvan Bam reveals singing in bars before YouTube fame
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Bhuvan Bam has opened up on his journey from singing in bars to becoming one of the most popular Youtubers in the country.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
BJP to start door-to-door campaign in MP bypoll areas
Bhopal, Oct 22 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will begin a door-to-door campaign in the poll-bound areas from Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Turn to the humble coconut for skin care
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANSlife) When it comes to skin and hair care, products find it hard to compete with multitasking coconut-based products. While coconut-based hair and skin oil is known to have pre-grooming and conditioning effects on hair, its varied components such as Vitamin E make it an ideal agent for skin-care benefits.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Paine's olive branch to England pacer Anderson after controversial remark
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) Australian Test skipper Tim Paine is trying to mend fences with England pace bowler Jimmy Anderson after the wicketkeeper-batter's controversial remarks that "no one is forcing them (England)" to come and play in Australia.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Faleiro appointed Trinamool's national vice president
Panaji, Oct 22 (IANS) Former Goa Chief Minister Luizinho Faleiro has been appointed as the national vice president of the Trinamool Congress, an official statement said on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
'Love Story' ends theatrical run on a high prior to OTT release
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Akkineni Naga Chaitanya and Sai Pallavi-starrer 'Love Story' is one of the biggest hits from the Telugu film industry in recent times. With huge collections at the box-office, the movie has been one of the most-watched films at the theatres post Covid.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
NCP MP's naughty 'Happy Birthday' wish for Amit Shah goes viral
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Among the lakhs of wishes that Union Home Minister Amit Shah got on his 57th birthday on Friday, one video-greeting message from medico-cum-actor-turned politician and Nationalist Congress Party MP Dr. Amol R. Kolhe stands out, almost literally.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Income of 97% household has decreased: Priyanka Gandhi
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Friday launched a scathing attack on the Centre over the issue of inflation, saying the income of 97 per cent household has declined.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UP farmers resent Haryana ban on paddy procurement
Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 22 (IANS) Farmers from western Uttar Pradesh are up in arms against the Haryana government's order of banning paddy procurement from other states, including Uttar Pradesh.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Assam govt team touring Andhra to study education reforms
Amaravati, Oct 22 (IANS) A team of Assam government officials are currently touring Andhra Pradesh to study the reforms introduced in the state's education sector, which range from providing books and uniforms, mid-day meals, and financial assistance to mothers of school-going children.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
PhonePe users to get assured cashback on mobile recharges
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) India's leading digital payments platform PhonePe on Friday announced assured cashback up to Rs 50 on prepaid mobile recharges.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Global cues buoy indices; realty stocks rise (Ld)
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Positive Asian markets along with value buying buoyed India's key equity indices during the early-morning trade session on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Congress trims its Kerala unit by half
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 22 (IANS) With the Congress trimming the office-bearers list in its Kerala unit by nearly half from over 100 to 51, an uneasy calm prevailed in the party offices in the state.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
UP's SGPGIMS starts new facilities for haemophilia, leukaemia patients
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) The Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) in Lucknow now has two new facilities -- haemophilia physiotherapy unit and a new ward for Peripherally Inserted Central Cannula (PICC) Line Care Centre for painless chemotherapy of leukaemia patients in the Department of Haematology.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
N.Korean delegation to attend UN climate conference in Glasgow
Seoul, Oct 22 (IANS) A North Korean delegation is expected to attend the UN Climate Change Conference, known as COP26, in Glasgow, Scotland, later this month, a Seoul official said on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Krafton to launch 'PUBG: New State' globally on Nov 11
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) South Korean game developer Krafton on Friday announced that its upcoming game 'PUBG: New State' will officially launch on iOS and Android in more than 200 countries on November 11.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Paytm may directly head for IPO without a Pre-IPO to fast-track listing
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Paytm is headed for a $2.2 billion IPO and multiple sources confirmed on Friday that the fintech giant is considering not to go ahead with the Pre-IPO plans so as to fast-track the companys market debut timeline.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Parineeti Chopra: 2021 is my biggest birthday present
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Parineeti Chopra is having a "working birthday" this year, which she tags as her "biggest present" as she has received appreciation for her films which the actress didn't get in the last couple of years.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Five climbers rescued from Nepal peak, 1 missing
Kathmandu, Oct 22 (IANS) Five climbers -- four foreigners and a guide -- who were stranded on the Mera Peak in Nepal due to bad weather and massive snowfall have been rescued, with one mountaineer still missing, authorities said.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kartik Aaryan's 'Dhamaka' trailer clocks over 38 million views across platforms
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Kartik Aaryan's performances and the box-office numbers of his films have made him the most sought after star of B-town. The actor has so far worked in rom coms, dramas and comedies but that's about about to change as he will be soon seen in a powerful role in the upcoming action thriller titled 'Dhamaka'.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Houthis claim responsibility for missile attack on Saudi base
Sanaa, Oct 22 (IANS) Yemen's Houthi militia have claimed responsibility for launching five ballistic missiles at a military base in Saudi Arabia.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
US CDC approves Moderna, J&J shots, mix-match doses
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recommended Moderna and Johnson & Johnson's Covid booster doses and has given the freedom for people to mix and match the third shot.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Alec Baldwin accidentally shoots cinematographer dead on movie set
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Veteran actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun while filming a scene in the US state of New Mexico, causing the accidental death of cinematographer Halyna Hutchins and wounding director Joel Souza.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Tokyo, Osaka plan to lift restrictions on eateries
Tokyo, Oct 22 (IANS) The local governments in Japan's Tokyo and Osaka have planned to lift Covid-19 restrictions on restaurants and bars next week in light of declining infections across the country.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Don't eject David Warner out of Playing XI, Shane warns skipper Finch
Sydney, Oct 22 (IANS) Former Australian spin wizard Shane Warner has backed embattled opener David Warner, saying that he should not be dropped from the side for the opening game against South Africa in the ICC T20 World Cup on October 23 on the basis of a patchy form.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Amid pandemic, renewable jobs globally reached 12 mn: IRENA
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Amid Covid-19 pandemic, renewable energy employment worldwide reached 12 million last year, up from 11.5 million in 2019, according to the eighth edition of Renewable Energy and Jobs: Annual Review 2021.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Father-son duo Akhil-Nagarjuna set to storm the screen
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Akhil Akkineni is currently enjoying his success, as his recently released romantic comedy 'Most Eligible Bachelor' has become quite a big hit. The young and promising actor is all set to share the screen alongside his father Akkineni Nagarjuna in their upcoming thriller.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
SC issues notice to ex-Twitter India MD on UP govt plea
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice on a plea by Uttar Pradesh government challenging the Karnataka High Court order quashing notice of personal appearance issued to then Twitter India Managing Director Manish Maheshwari.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Death toll from Nepal floods, landslides reaches 101
Kathmandu, Oct 22 (IANS) The death toll from floods and landslides in Nepal triggered by unseasonal rainfall has increased to 101, with 35 others still missing, according to authorities.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Nepal,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
'Among Us' to hit Xbox and PlayStation on Dec 14
San Francisco, Oct 22 (IANS) The mystery-party-action game 'Among Us' is coming to PlayStation and Xbox consoles on December 14.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Tension simmers as Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan announces long march to Islamabad
Lahore/New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Lahore police have allegedly detained over 1,000 activists and workers of the banned Tehreek-i-Labbaik Pakistan (TLP) during a crackdown that was intensified across the Punjab province after the group announced a long march to Islamabad after the Friday prayers, Dawn reported.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Former Pak envoy says ground ceded to India after Dubai investment in J&K
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Former Pakistani diplomat Abdul Basit said the UAE's Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the union territory of Jammu and Kashmir for development projects is a "major success for India", Geo News reported.
2021-10-22
Category: International, India,National,Politics
Shaken by Sri Lanka loss, Ireland wary of Wiese threat in game vs Namibia
Sharjah, Oct 22 (IANS) Ireland's devastating 70-run loss at the hands of former T20 World champions Sri Lanka has shaken their confidence, and going into their last First Round Group A game in the ICC T20 World Cup against Namibia here is giving their head coach Graham Ford the jitters -- especially the threat posed by all-rounder David Wiese.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
UN representative praises Indian medical students' viral dance video
United Nations, Oct 22 (IANS) Karima Bennoune, the Special Rapporteur for Cultural Rights, has praised a viral dance video of two Kerala medical students, but said the criticism of it shows the dangers to "cultural mixing".
2021-10-22
Category: International, United States,International
Pakistan PM's adviser leaves without concluding IMF talks
Islamabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Shaukat Tarin, adviser to the Pakistan Prime Minister on Finance and Revenue, left Washington without concluding the talks that could have led to a much-needed endorsement of the governments economic policies by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Dawn reported.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Turkish lira hits historic low
Ankara, Oct 22 (IANS) The Turkish lira has dropped to a historic record low against the US dollar, triggering widespread concerns for the country's future.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Turkey,Business/Economy,Politics
US initial jobless claims drop for 3rd straight week
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) Initial jobless claims in the US fell for the third straight week to reach 290,000, the Labour Department reported.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
K'taka takes up block, lane-level special Covid vax drive
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) The Karnataka government has undertaken a special vaccination drive 'lasika mela' on Friday in the state capital to identify those who have not been jabbed and vaccinate them.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Erdogan threatens to expel 10 foreign envoys
Ankara, Oct 22 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to expel the Ambassadors of 10 countries, including the US, Germany and France, over their statement for the release of a detained businessman.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
MGR split DMK in 1972 after pressure from Cong govt at Centre: DMK mouthpiece
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) In a major embarrassment to the Congress, its ally in Tamil Nadu and the ruling party, DMK has said the late Chief Minister and Tamil matinee idol M.G. Ramachandran was forced to split the party by the then Union government.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Google Play commission cut still a 'Lagaan' on developers: ADIF
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Alliance of Digital India Foundation (ADIF), an industry body for more than 440 digital startups, on Friday hit out at Google, calling its Play Store commission cut a deflect and distract tactic -- nothing but a reduced 'Lagaan'.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Biocon Q2FY22 revenue up by 10% at Rs 1,945 crore
Bengaluru, Oct 22 (IANS) Biocon, the global biopharmaceuticals company of India, on Friday said its Q2FY22 revenue growth was up by 10 per cent at Rs 1,945 crore, primarily driven by good performance of the Research Services and Biosimilars business segments.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
India logs 15,786 fresh Covid cases, 231 deaths
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) In the last 24 hours, India registered 15,786 fresh Covid-19 cases and 231 deaths, the Union Health Ministry announced on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Bring on Virat Kohli & Babar Azam, says Scotland's Mark Watt
Al Amerat, Oct 22 (IANS) Scotland are going to be brutal and will go for "a few upsets" when they begin the 'Super 12' campaign in the ICC T20 World Cup on October 27, asserted their left-arm spinner Mark Watt after their emphatic eight-wicket win against Oman with three overs to spare.
2021-10-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Himachal's women become agents for climate resilient farming
Shimla, Oct 22 (IANS) Women farmers of Himachal Pradesh are breaking the mindset barriers not only at home but also in society with the new confidence attained through the latest information and knowledge about natural farming, discarding the conventional practices that have effects on both -- environmental and human health.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Snap's stock nosedives 22% as Apple privacy changes hit ad biz
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Snap Inc, the parent company of Snapchat, saw its stock tumbling 22 per cent after missing revenue expectations for its third-quarter (Q3) earnings. However, daily active users on Snapchat rose 23 per cent (year-over-year) to 306 million.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Economy bouncing back at fast pace post-pandemic: Modi
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A day after India achieved the 100 crore vaccine-mark, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday hailed the nation for the joint efforts in achieving the target and said the post-pandemic economy of the country is bouncing back at a fast pace.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ghalib's compassion, plurality is critical for our times: Najeeb Jung (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) This truly is the outcome of a lifetime of devotion to the work of Mirza Ghalib from the time Najeeb Jungs mother recited his poetry to him to the time his daughters helped him with the translation by finding the closest words to do justice to the original.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Twitter now lets anyone host a Space
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Micro-blogging site Twitter has announced that its audio chatroom Spaces is now open to anyone who wants to host.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
India denounces Pak's defence of China's persecution of Muslims
United Nations, Oct 22 (IANS) India has denounced Pakistan's efforts to defend China's persecution of its Muslim minority by attacking New Delhi with "false and malicious propaganda."
2021-10-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Chip shortage not to end before 2023: Intel CEO
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Intel saw its stock tumbling by more than 8 per cent after the chip maker said the industry-wide component shortage affected its PC chip business during the third quarter (Q3).
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Security tightened as Bajrang Dal observes bandh in K'taka
Tumakuru, Oct 22 (IANS) The Karnataka government has stepped up security in Tumkuru district in view of a bandh call given by the Bajrang Dal on Friday to condemn the October 19 attack on "gaurakshaks" in which five people have been arrested.
2021-10-22
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer 'Anek' to release on March 31, 2022
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana-starrer 'Anek', directed by Anubhav Sinha, has been locked for March 31, 2022 release.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Retired UP cop blackmailed on video call
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a retired policeman from Krishna Nagar was allegedly blackmailed by a woman who started stripping while on a video call with him.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
After 9 years in jail, K'taka court acquits father-son duo
Dakshina Kannada (Karnataka), Oct 22 (IANS) The third additional district and sessions court in Dakshina Kannada district has acquitted Vittala Malekudia and his father Lingappa Malekudia who were arrested and charged for having ties with Maoist elements nine years ago.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Indices open in green as global cues buoy sentiments
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) Positive Asian markets along with value buying buoyed India's key equity indices during early-morning trade session on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Jamaat leader pleads guilty to communal attack in B'desh
Dhaka, Oct 22 (IANS) Jamaat-e-Islami leader Kamaluddin Abbasi has pleaded guilty to his involvement in an attack on a Durga puja mandap in Bangladesh's Hajiganj earlier this month.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Bangladesh,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
UP teachers resent orders to collect waste, recite Ramayana
Firozabad/Etah (UP), Oct 22 (IANS) Tasks assigned to teachers on Valmiki Jayanti on October 20 in two Uttar Pradesh districts have led to widespread resentment.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Zach Galifianakis' kids think he's a librarian
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) 'The Hangover' star Zach Galifianakis has shared that his two sons have no idea what their father does for a living and think that he is a librarian.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sentimental rights to Netaji's remains rest with his daughter
Japan, more than any other country, came forward to endorse and support in practical terms Subhas Bose's quest for India's freedom.
2021-10-22
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Google infusing $50 mn in Facebook-backed Indian platform Meesho
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Meesho, a Facebook-backed homegrown social commerce platform, is likely to get over $50 million from Google, as it aims to build a single digital ecosystem for 100 million small businesses and hire the best talent in the industry, the media reported on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Libyan PM stresses support for upcoming elections
Tripoli, Oct 22 (IANS) Libyan Prime Minister Abdul-Hamid Dbeibah has stressed his government's support for the upcoming elections scheduled to be held in December.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Anti-corruption officials search premises of AIADMK leader
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) Officials of Tamil Nadu Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) on Friday carried out search operations at the residences and business premises of those who are considered to be close to former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trying too hard against Scotland was our undoing: Mahmudullah after PNG win
Al Amerat, Oct 22 (IANS) Bangladesh "trying too hard because of the expectations" was one of the major reasons for the team going down to Scotland in the opening ICC T20 First Round Group B match on October 17, said skipper Mahmudullah after the side secured a 'Super 12' spot by beating Papua New Guinea here on Thursday (October 22).
2021-10-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Tom Holland, Mark Wahlberg bring adventure video game to big screen with 'Uncharted'
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) The first trailer for 'Uncharted', an adaptation of the hit Playstation video game franchise, starring Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg, has been unveiled, with the duo globetrotting and searching for treasure.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Clear sky for Delhi-NCR, IMD predicts rainy weekend
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Delhi-NCR woke up to a clear sky on Friday morning with a possibility of a rainy weekend, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD).
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
TN govt declines AIADMK plea to maintain Jayalalithaa statue
Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has declined a plea by the opposition AIADMK seeking permission to undertake the maintenance of the statue of late Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa. The government contended that handing over the maintenance of statues to private individuals or organisations was not in practice.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Lebanon intensifies efforts to control borders
Beirut, Oct 22 (IANS) Lebanese Interior Minister Bassam Mawlawi said the country has increased control over its borders to prevent all kinds of smuggling activities and protect its ties with Arab nations.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
Violent storm leaves 250,000 households in France without power
Paris, Oct 22 (IANS) A violent storm that lashed northern France for over 24 hours caused damages and left some 250,000 households without electricity, Enedis, the country's public power distribution system, said.
2021-10-22
Category: International, France,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Airstrikes hit Houthi military site in Yemen's capital
Sanaa, Oct 22 (IANS) The Saudi-led coalition launched a series of airstrikes on a military site of the Houthi militia in eastern area of Yemen's capital Sanaa.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
Russell Crowe, Zac Efron join 'The Greatest Beer Run Ever' shoot in Thailand
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Hollywood stars Russell Crowe and Zac Efron are in Thailand for their buddy movie 'The Greatest Beer Run Ever'.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Ex-Japanese Justice Minister accepts prison term over vote buying
Tokyo, Oct 22 (IANS) A three-year prison term over vote buying for former Japanese Justice Minister Katsuyuki Kawai was finalised after he withdrew his appeal.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Japan,Politics
El Clasico, this weekend's big game in La Liga
Madrid, Oct 22 (IANS) The first 'Clasico' of the season between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid is the big game of the 10th round of matches in La Liga this weekend.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Microsoft fixes AMD CPU performance issue with new update
San Francisco, Oct 22 (IANS) Microsoft has released a new Windows 11 update that fixes some of the AMD CPU performance issues.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
UP woman constable killed by speeding SUV
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) A woman constable of the Uttar Pradesh Special Zone Security Battalion was killed in a hit-and-run case in Lucknow when a speeding SUV rammed into her.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Khadi in bridal wear fashion show says its all
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) Khadi is no longer a dull, drab fabric meant only for politicians' wardrobes. A fashion show organised by the Khadi Gramodyog Board as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav to mark the 75th year of India's Independence showcased the use of Khadi in traditional, as well as, contemporary and festive wear.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Lifestyle/Fashion
4 arrested in UP for duping 500 people for govt jobs
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) has busted a gang which duped over 500 people of Rs 6 crore in the name of ensuring jobs for them in government departments.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fuel prices on a roll, hiked again by 35 paise/litre
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices rallied to their highest ever levels across the country, as fuel rates were hiked again for the third consecutive day on Friday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CLOSE-IN: India can't afford to get complacent in T20 World Cup
The Indian cricket team's campaign in the journey to win the T20 World Cup starts with an encounter with their chief rival, Pakistan. October 24, 2021 will be the day in Dubai when the battle between the two giants of Asian cricket will clash head-on. This match for both the sides will be very crucial, as the loser will then need to beat the consistent New Zealand side to qualify for the knock-out stage.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
UP: Rape accused's father ends life, 4 booked for blackmailing
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) Four men have been booked for abetment to suicide after they allegedly harassed the father of a rape accused for money to settle the case, police said.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jake Gyllenhaal defies gravity in Michael Bay's 'Ambulance' trailer
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Hollywood star Jake Gyllenhaal hangs out of a moving ambulance and shoots at a police helicopter in the explosive first trailer for filmmaker Michael Bay's actionier 'Ambulance'.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
UP Minister says 95% people do not need petrol
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Minister for sports and youth welfare, Upendra Tiwari, has finally come out to defend the continuing increase in fuel prices.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Last witness in Behmai massacre dies waiting for verdict
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 22 (IANS) The last surviving witness in the Behmai massacre case of 1981, Jantar Singh, passed away in a hospital in Lucknow following prolonged illness.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Beyonce teases new song in 'King Richard' trailer
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Popstar Beyonce has shared a glimpse of her new song titled 'Be Alive' featured in the new trailer for 'King Richard', starring Will Smith.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Hard-hit businesses, low-risk facilities to benefit 1st from eased rules: S.Korean PM
Seoul, Oct 22 (IANS) South Korean Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum said on Friday that hard-hit businesses and low-risk facilities will be the first to benefit from eased Covid-19 restrictions starting next month.
2021-10-22
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Ozzy, Sharon Osbourne love story being adapted into feature film
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) The lives and love story of rocker Ozzy Osbourne and his wife Sharon Osbourne will be the subject of an upcoming feature film.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Incheon Int'l Airport sees sharp recovery in traveller flow
Seoul, Oct 22 (IANS) Incheon International Airport, the main gateway to South Korea, has witnessed a sharp recovery in the number of inbound and outbound travellers over the past two months amid the country's push for its "Living with Covid-19" plan.
2021-10-22
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
'The Hardy Boys' international rights bought by Disney Plus
Los Angeles, Oct 22 (IANS) Streaming platform Disney Plus has acquired the international rights for 'The Hardy Boys'.
2021-10-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Human Rights Watch asks for protecting Bangladesh Hindus, but calls for law enforcement 'restraint'
New York, Oct 22 (IANS) While asking Bangladesh authorities to protect Hindus, the international group Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said law enforcement should act "with caution and restraint".
2021-10-22
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
October 1-20 cumulative rainfall 39% more than normal: IMD
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Well beyond the conventional end of the southwest monsoon time that ends on September 30, it continued to rain almost throughout the country with scores of districts witnessing massive rains followed by devastating floods.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Google lowers Play Store fees from 30% to 15% for developers
San Francisco, Oct 22 (IANS) US-based search engine giant Google has announced that it will be decreasing the service fee for all subscriptions on Play Store to 15 per cent from 30 per cent for app developers starting January 1, 2022.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Amit Shah to begin 3-day J&K visit on Saturday
Srinagar, Oct 22 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will address a mega public rally, flag off the first Srinagar-Sharjah direct flight, lay foundation stones of two medical colleges and chair a high level security review meeting during his three-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir which will begin on Saturday.
2021-10-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Canada announces new support measures for economic recovery
Ottawa, Oct 22 (IANS) The Canadian government has announced new measures to restore the economy while its income and business support programs against the Covid-19 pandemic are to expire on Saturday.
2021-10-22
Category: International, Canada,Politics