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Romanian national gets 10-day police remand for ATM fraud
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) Romanian national Siliviu Florin Spiridon, who was arrested in connection with the serial ATM fraud cases involving bank accounts of Kolkata customers, was remanded to police custody till December 20 by a local court here.
2019-12-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC stops Maharashtra from cutting trees for Metro project
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Maharashtra government and the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) not to cut trees for the Metro project in Mumbai till the Bombay High Court decision on an activist's plea against tree felling.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Slowdown Saga: Nov auto sales decline by 12% (Roundup)
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Domestic automobile sales continued to decline in November with the overall sectoral off-take plunging 12.05 per cent on a year-on-year basis, data showed on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Majority of top 100 Indian firms are new entities: Report
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) As many as 54 per cent of the top 100 companies in India in terms of market capitalisation have been replaced by new companies over the past two decades, a report by Edelweiss Securities showed on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Eye on Olympics but can't fulfil formalities anymore: Vijender
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Boxer Vijender Singh said that while he is hoping to make it to his fourth Olympics in Tokyo next year, he may not be able to fulfil the requirements of the Boxing Federation of India which requires him to spend significant time in the national camp.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Trinamool MLAs protest against Governor in Assembly
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) The stand-offs between West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and the Trinamool Congress continued to echo in the Assembly as the TMC legislators held protests in the premises decrying Raj Bhavan's delay in clearing vital legislations.
2019-12-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Mamata govt's business conclave ropes in 35 countries
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) Industrialists and officials from India and 35 other countries would take part in the two-day Bengal Business Conclave beginning Wednesday in the sea resort of Digha as the Mamata Banerjee led government in the state is making a desperate bid to rope in big ticket investment which has eluded the West Bengal for years.
2019-12-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Clipping of elephant crossing track goes viral on Twitter
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) A clipping of a wild elephant crossing a railway track after slipping under and over a level crossing, posted by an IFS officer, has gone viral on Twitter.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rs 5 lakh crore to be spent in infrastructure: Gadkari
Bengaluru, Dec 10 (IANS) The government would spend a whopping Rs 5 lakh crore over the next two years in infrastructure projects to spur the economy and create thousands of jobs, Union Surface Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
Ryan Reynolds' escape moves during Brazil stage collapse go viral
Sao Paulo, Dec 10 (IANS) A clipping of Hollywood superstar Ryan Reynolds' narrow escape after a stage barrier collapse in Brazil has gone viral on social media.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Brazil,National
IBL: Gujarat leapfrog to top of table with win over Panthers
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Formidable Gujarat Giants, spurred by a stunning win for Chirag in the opening bout, adopted a business-like approach and stormed to the top of the league table with a 5-2 victory over the M.C. Mary Kom-led Punjab Panthers in the Big Bout Indian Boxing League at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium Complex here on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Of 18.7L complaints with NHRC only 22K pending: Transparency
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) received over 18.31 lakh complaints since 1993 and of this only 22,000 cases were pending, said a report on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Scheme to improve bank credit to exporters on cards: Puri
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has said the government is framing a new scheme for improving bank credit to exporters. Puri was speaking at an industry event organised by EEPC India, here on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ex-CJI on Hyd encounter: Has rule of law run its course?
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Citing the gang-rape and murder of a 27-year-old veterinarian in Hyderabad and the subsequent killing of all the four accused in a police 'encounter', former Chief Justice of India (CJI) R.M. Lodha said on Tuesday that while we are celebrating the Human Rights Day, the fact of the matter is that we are struggling to protect human rights.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Changes in Article 370 only possible at J&K people's instance'
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The alteration of Article 370 could only be at the instance of people of the state, the Union only had an executive role and there was no role of Parliament, said a senior counsel of a petitioner, challenging the Centre's decision on revocation of provisions of Article 370, in the Supreme Court on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
OPPO looking to expand R&D operations in India
Shenzhen (China), Dec 10 (IANS) With OPPO planning to invest $7 billion in research and development globally in the next three years, the Chinese smartphone maker is looking to expand R&D centres to cities like Bengaluru, a top company executive said here on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: International, China,Science/Tech,Technology
Democrats announce 2 impeachment charges, agree to trade deal
New York, Dec 10 (IANS) In a historic move, Democrats announced on Tuesday two scaled down impeachment charges accusing President Donald Trump of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress stressing risks to next year's election.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
DoT cracks whip, tells telcos to pay pending AGR dues fast
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Department of Telecom (DoT) has asked telecom licencees to speed up the process of self-assessment of adjusted gross revenue (AGR) based dues and the payment of over Rs 1.47 lakh crore and submit comprehensive representation on previous issued demands latest by December 13, 2019.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rajasthan to provide protection to whistleblowers
Jaipur, Dec 10 (IANS) The Rajasthan government will offer protection to whistleblowers from victimisation if they report about the corrupt practices of public servants.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Take action against auctioning of local body posts: TN poll body
Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu State Election Commission (TNSEC) on Tuesday asked district election official and the district administration to take legal action against auctioning of local body posts.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Bengaluru Metro to extend last train time from new year
Bengaluru, Dec 10 (IANS) Bengaluru Metro will extend train timings from January 1, 2020 enabling passengers to take trains later than the existing schedule.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society
Govt busts 'myths' about Citizenship Amendment Bill
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) A day before the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) is set to face the Rajya Sabha test on Wednesday, the government tried to clear the air by busting what it calls "myth" about the Bill.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CAB: Cong issues whip to its RS members
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Congress has issued a 3-line whip mandating its members in the Rajya Sabha to be present on the day of presentation of the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB).
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ministers evading questions on job loss in Parliament
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) A question on job losses in the struggling auto sector in the Parliament on Tuesday received an evasive answer by the Union Minister of State for Heavy Industries that the department had "no specific information of job loss" in the sector.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Kabir shines in swimming, Pahel sweeps TT event at SFA
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Kabir Khubchandani of Jamnabai Narsee School stole the spotlight at the swimming event of Sports For All (SFA), powered by Byju's, cornering five gold medals here on Tuesday at the Prabodhankar Thackeray Krida Sankul.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Two Iranin gang members arrested in Gurugram
Gurugram, Dec 10 (IANS) The Gurugram police on Tuesday arrested two foreigners, allegedly members of 'Irani gang' involved in robbing tourists in Gurugram and nearby areas, an official said. The two were arrested from Delhi's Lajpat Nagar.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Global rankings of Indian varsities need improvement'
Jaipur, Dec 10 (IANS) The current status of global rankings of Indian Universities need a huge improvement, said Pankaj Mittal, the Secretary General of Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
2019-12-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education
Of 18.7L complaints with NHRC only 22K pending: Transparency
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) received over 18.31 lakh complaints since 1993 and of this only 22,000 cases were pending, said a report on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
30th Odisha State Film Awards announced
Bhubaneswar, Dec 10 (IANS) The Culture Department on Tuesday announced the 30th Odisha State Film Awards.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Orissa,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
TMC leader Nusrat Jahan earns praise with Instagram post
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Bengali movie actress and Trinamool Congress leader Nusrat Jahan's photograph on Instagram in which she is cuddling a little balloon-seller went viral, with people hailing her humanitarian gesture. The post got 386 comments and 50,006 likes.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Priyanka assails India's 'tryst with bigotry'
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) A day after the Lok Sabha passed the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra hit out at the BJP-led government, saying "India's tryst with bigotry" was confirmed as the CAB was passed.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC: Intermediaries like Google can't claim protection from defamation
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that intermediaries like Google cannot claim any protection for publishing defamatory content online prior to the 2009 amendment to Section 79 of the Information Technology (IT) Act.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Twitter users praise woman spiker breastfeeding her baby
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) A Twitter post of a woman spiker breastfeeding her baby during a volleyball match in Mizoram earned her praise from Twitter users.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Olympic stars come together to launch Jwala Gutta's academy
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Jwala Gutta Academy of Excellence was officially launched in a glittering ceremony in the national capital on Tuesday in the presence of the Indian badminton ace.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
CAB an attack on secular character of India: Kerala CM
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 10 (IANS) A move to decide citizenship on the basis of religion amounts to a rejection of the Constitution and is an attack on the secular and democratic character of India, said Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
ADNOC, RIL to explore development of EDC facility in Ruwais
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has entered into a framework agreement with Reliance Industries (RIL) to explore development of ethylene dichloride (EDC) facility at Ruwais in the western region of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Javadekar leaves for Delhi ahead of CAB discussion in RS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday cut short his visit to the ongoing UN climate change negotiations in Madrid in Spain and left for the national capital to participate in the Rajya Sabha's crucial proceedings on Wednesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BPCL disinvestment a change of stance from Govt: CEA
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Chief Economic Advisor Krishnamurthy Subramanian on Tuesday said the disinvestment of a profitable company like BPCL reflects a change in the way government views disinvestment and privatization.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
HI suspends 11 players for brawl in domestic tourny
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The disciplinary committee of Hockey India has suspended 11 players for varying number of months along with team officials of Punjab Armed Police and Punjab National Bank for their involvement in an ugly brawl between the two sides during the 56th Nehru Senior Hockey Tournament in November.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Hornbill Festival opens window to Nagaland culture
Kohima, Dec 10 (IANS) From diverse shades and forms of traditional attire, to different aromas from the platter of the northeast, to the rustic tunes from the hills, Hornbill Festival 2019 opened a window to the culture of Nagaland presenting a mosaic of colours.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Nagaland,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Art/Culture/Books
Twitter users have funny tips on saving money
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) As high onion prices continued to make consumers teary-eyed, a Twitter user's post to seek tips on saving money got funny responses from other users.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
PM: Govt committed to empower SC/STs
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Soon after Parliament unanimously passed the the Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Sixth Amendment) Bill, 2019 which extends reservations for the SC/ST category for ten more years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to express his happiness.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Non-metros account for 63% of OTT viewing in India: Hotstar report
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) When it comes to watching OTT shows, India does not conform to stereotypes. The fact, along with several interesting revelations have emerged in a new report released by streaming giants Hotstar on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India flays developed world over emission targets
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) In severe criticism of the developed countries for not meeting the emission targets, India has said that not even 2 per cent of the promised amount of $ 1 trillion for climate change programme has come through.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Fulfil promises on climate finance, India to developed world
Madrid, Dec 10 (IANS) India on Tuesday asked the developed world to fulfil its commitment to provide $1 trillion in public finance and collaborate on technology, which is crucial for developing nations to fight climate change.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Spain,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Shahid Kapoor to start shooting for 'Jersey' on Dec 13
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Despite being unwell, actor Shahid Kapoor will start shooting for his next project "Jersey" on December 13.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ranji Trophy: Delhi on back foot against Kerala (Roundup, Lead)
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Kerala started Day 2 of the ongoing Ranji Trophy from where they ended and put up a massive 525/9(d) in their first innings against Delhi, who were 502 runs behind when stumps were drawn for the day.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
ISB among Bloomberg Businessweek's best B-schools
Hyderabad, Dec 10 (IANS) The Indian School of Business (ISB) figures in the Bloomberg Businessweek's ranking of the best global business schools of 2019-20. The ISB's post-graduate programme in management (PGP) has been ranked at fourth place in the Asia-Pacific region, according to ISB here on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
Now, author Aparna Jain focuses on men who broke the mould (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Aparna Jain is not only a certified Integral Master Coach but has also authored two female-centric books - one that takes a searching look at women in the workplace and the other showcasing role models for young girls, as also their parents - and a volume on family recipes. She has now turned her attention to men who broke the mould as males are also subject to partiarchy and tropes.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Jharkhand mine to get Zyfra 'intelligent' solution
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Odisha-based Earthmovers has awarded contract to implement an 'intelligent mine' solution at the Pakri Barwadih coal mining project in Jharkhand to Finnish-Russian digital solutions provider Zyfra.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Technology
1.3 lakh Suraksha downloads in Bengaluru since Disha incident
Bengaluru, Dec 10 (IANS) Bengaluru residents have downloaded Suraksha, the police safety app, over 1.3 lakh times since the rape and immolation of a veterinarian doctor in Hyderabad, according to an official here on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Technology
Protest over CAB affects normal life in northeast
Agartala/Aizawl, Dec 10 (IANS) Normal life was badly affected across the northeast excluding Nagaland on Tuesday due to the shutdown and agitations organised by various tribal parties and youth organisations including the North East Students' Organisation (NESO), to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB).
2019-12-10
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Women using Instagram to cope with miscarriage distress: Study
New York, Dec 10 (IANS) Despite its common occurrence, there is still a lot of stigma surrounding miscarriage and many women find that their emotional and psychological needs are unmet as they go through a devastating grieving process. But for some, Instagram has emerged as a tool to cope with such distress, a study says.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ranji Trophy: Delhi on back foot against Kerala
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Kerala started Day 2 of the ongoing Ranji Trophy from where they ended and put up a massive 525/9(d) in their first innings against Delhi, who were 515 runs behind when stumps were drawn for the day.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ambedkar's life to be brought alive in TV series
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) A Hindi television series is all set to narrate the story of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar, who is regarded as the architect of the Constitution of India. titled "Ek Mahanayak: Dr BR Ambedkar", the show features popular Marathi actors as Prasad Jawade, Neha Joshi and Jagannath Nivangune.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tweeple take note of Rep lawyer's grocery bag at impeachment hearing
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) A lawyer representing the Republicans in the ongoing impeachment proceedings against US President Donald Trump before the House Judiciary Committee has come under social media spotlight after he was seen carrying a reusable grocery bag to the hearing.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,National
Switzerland to be country partner for BioAsia 2020
Hyderabad, Dec 10 (IANS) Seeking closer ties with Indian life sciences industry, Switzerland will be the country partner for BioAsia 2020 scheduled to be held here in February.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
BJP's CAB plan in RS: 11 nominated MPs, 'help from 'friends' (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) After a smooth passage in the Lok Sabha, the real test for the BJP is to get the sensitive Citizenship Amendment Bill passed in the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday, where it is short of numbers.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Parliament clears Arms (Amendment) Bill, 2019
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Arms (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was cleared from Upper House on Tuesday after deliberation for two hours wherein most of the members supported the proposed legislation while making several suggestions. The Minister of State for Home Affairs G. Kishan Reddy said that the bill proposes stringent punishment for illegal weapons and ammunition traffickers.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Boris' spoof on 'Love Actually' scene sets Twitter abuzz
London, Dec 10 (IANS) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new pro-Brexit ad, a spoof on the 2003 hit movie 'Love Actually', set Twitter abuzz, with users posting memes and funny comments.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics,Technology
Airtel launches Wi-Fi calling services, Jio may follow
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Airtel has launched Wi-Fi calling after testing it for months, but for now it will work only on Airtel Xstream Fiber and on select smartphones.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Technology
TRS woman MLA describes 'encounter' killings as sad
Hyderabad, Dec 10 (IANS) A woman legislator of Telangana's ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) has triggered a row by describing as 'sad' the gunning down of all the four accused in a veterinarian's gang-rape and murder by the police in an alleged exchange of fire.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Union culture minister launches web portal
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Union Minister for Culture and Tourism Prahlad Singh Patel on Tuesday launched the Indian Culture web portal. Indian culture portal is the first government authorized portal where knowledge and cultural resources of various organizations of Ministry of Culture are now available in the public domain.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
RBI didn't object to electoral bonds through SBI: FM
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman here on Tuesday said the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) didn't have any objections to the issuance of electoral bonds through the State Bank of India (SBI).
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
MBAs most employable, options for B.Tech dip: CII report
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) In a report prepared by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in collaboration with the UN Development Programme (UNDP), AICTE & AIU and Wheebox, MBA students in India has been found to be most employable with 54 per cent of them getting jobs, while students of B.Tech, engineering, MCA Graduates, Technical & Computer-related courses have witnessed a decline in job opportunities this year.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
How gene linked to autism, Tourette's impacts brain
London, Dec 10 (IANS) Researchers have discovered how a genetic alteration that increases the risk of developing Autism and Tourette's impairs brain communication.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
LS passes Bill to extend SC/ST reservation by 2030
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed a Bill with voice vote to extend the reservation of Scheduled Castes (SC) and Scheduled Tribes (ST) for the next 10 years up to January 25, 2030, with the government announcing that the reservation will "never" be removed.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ISL league toppers to play in 2021 Asian Champions League
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The team that finishes top of the table at the end of the 2019/20 Indian Super League season will get direct entry into the AFC Champions League 2021. The winners of the I-League, on the other hand, will get a direct entry into the 2021 AFC Cup.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Sonakshi Sinha: I do get nervous before film's release
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Sonakshi Sinha understands that the fate of a film is not in one's hands and audience is the final judge, but that doesn't deter her from getting nervous before the release of a new project.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Man's burnt body tied with chains found in MP school
Bhopal, Dec 10 (IANS) The burnt body of a man tied with chains was found in a government school here on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Countdown begins for launch of spy satellite RISAT-2BR1
Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) The countdown for the Wednesday evening launch of India's latest spy satellite RISAT-2BR1 and nine foreign satellites began at 4.40 p.m. on Tuesday at the Sriharikota rocket port in Andhra Pradesh.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Science/Tech,Technology
IDBI Bank to divest stake in two subsidiaries
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) IDBI Bank's Board on Tuesday gave "in-principle approval" to divest its stake in IDBI Capital Market Securities (ICMS) and IDBI Intech Limited (IIL).
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Slowdown Saga: Nov auto sales decline by 12%
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Domestic automobile sales continued to decline in November with the overall sectoral off-take plunging 12.05 per cent on a year-on-year basis, data showed on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
AAP to start fund raising campaign for Assembly polls
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party will start a fund raising campaign to gather money to fight the upcoming Assembly election in the national capital.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
DTC gets 100 more new buses
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gehlot here on Tuesday flagged off 100 buses from the Rajghat Bus Depot to be included in the DTC fleet. The new buses are equipped with GPS trackers, panic buttons, CCTV and hydraulic lifts for the convenience of the differently-abled.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Hyundai Motor India to raise vehicle prices from Jan 2020
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor India will hike prices across models effective from January 2020.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Hotstar crosses 400mn downloads, 2X growth in installs in 2019
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Streaming platform Hotstar said on Tuesday that it has registered two times growth in installs this year compared to 2018, leading to over 400 million downloads so far.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Tata Motors Group's Nov global wholesales down 15%
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors Group's November global wholesales was lower by 15 per cent on a year-on-year (YoY) basis.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sensex falls 248 points, Yes Bank ends 10% lower
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) The benchmark Sensex closed 248 points lower on Tuesday while Yes Bank lost over 10 per cent ahead of its crucial board meeting. There was a broad based sell-off witnessed in the market with Nifty Midcap and Nifty smallcap down 1.3 per cent and 1.1 per cent respectively.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
CAB passage cheers 'non-citizen' Hindu migrants from Pak
Jodhpur, Dec 10 (IANS) The migrants from Pakistan, struggling to to be called Indians, are happy over the passage of the Citizenship Amendment Bill by the Lok Sabha.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Religion
Nirbhaya case: Accused says Delhi gas chamber then why death penalty
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Delhi is a gas chamber then why hand down death penalty, said Akshay Kumar Singh, one of the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder case, while moving the Supreme Court seeking review of its 2017 judgement of sentencing all the four convicts to death.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
No word from India on meeting with Nepal over power trade
Kathmandu, Dec 10 (IANS) A planned tripartite meeting between Nepal, India and Bangladesh to fix the terms for power trade is in limbo with no word for the past two months from the Indian External Affairs Ministry which had proposed to host it.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Nepal,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Fragging incidents a cause of worry, say veterans
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Yet another incident of fratricidal firing has occurred. This time it took place at a Central Reserve Police Force camp near Bokaro, Jharkhand, where the CRPF was deployed on election duty.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Kerala: JD(S) ready to merge with LJD
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 10 (IANS) Kerala's Loktantrik Janata Dal (LJD) and Janata Dal(S) have started unofficial talks to merge.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Congress plans nationwide protest over CAB on Wednesday
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Upping the ante against the passage of the contentious Citizenship Amendment Bill, 2019 in the Lok Sabha, the Congress has urged its party leaders and workers to hold protests across the country on Wednesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Our ancestors learnt to smile so that they can have sex
London, Dec 10 (IANS) Believe it or not but our forefathers were way smarter than us when it came to wooing the opposite sex for mating. According to a new study, Neanderthals learnt how to smile and make expressive faces in order to attract less-aggressive mates.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech
Banijay Asia to push action adventure genre in India
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Paris-based independent content creation company Banijay Group, known for backing shows like "Survivor" and "Keeping Up With The Kardashians", is planning to expand operations in India and South East Asia by bringing high-profile slate of action adventure shows to the subcontinent.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mohnish Bahl elated over praise for 'Panipat' role even as protests go on
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Actor Mohnish Bahl claims his role in Ashutosh Gowariker's historical drama "Panipat" has been garnering a lot of praise, and says it is a "great feeling" to witness one's work being appreciated.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Doctor disrobed, blackmailed by gang of four
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) A Kashmiri doctor, having a thriving practice in Kolkata, was blackmailed by four persons, including a woman, who demanded Rs 10 lakh from him after forcing him to disrobe and clicking his pictures with the woman, a police source said.
2019-12-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fire at illegal units continues to kill, Delhi refuses to learn
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) While the Sunday's fire at an illegally-run unit in the Anaj Mandi area of North-West Delhi that killed 43 people shocked the nation, IANS study of similar cases of the past two years points to loss of over 80 lives in similar incidents at unauthorised establishments with narrow passages and no fire safety provisions.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Twitterati hails US church for highlighting refugees plight
Claremont (US), Dec 10 (IANS) A church in Claremont, 48 km east of California, has put on display a Nativity scene -- but with a difference -- to protest treatment of migrants and refugees in the United States, winning approval from Twitterati.
2019-12-10
Category: International, South Africa,National
Lakme Fashion Week announces 2020 Summer/Resort edition
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANSlife) Lakme Fashion Week is all set to bring out its Summer/Resort 2020 edition in a five-day fashion extravaganza next year.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,IANS Life
Qatar and India, through each other's eyes
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Qatar Museums will present 'Where Cultures Meet: A Photographic Encounter Between Qatar and India at India Habitat Centre in the national capital from December 17 to January 12. The participating photographers include Hamad Al Shamari and Aisha Al Sadah from Qatar, and Ajeesh Puthiyadath and Salim Abdulla from India.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Karnataka Cabinet expansion after Shah clears names: CM
Bengaluru, Dec 10 (IANS) The second Cabinet expansion of the over four-month-old BJP government in Karnataka would take place after party chief Amit Shah approved the names to be finalised soon, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa said on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
AI can help doctors identify cancer cells
New York, Dec 10 (IANS) Researchers at University of Texas Southwestern have developed a software tool that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to recognize cancer cells from digital pathology images - giving clinicians a powerful way of predicting patient outcomes.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
50% concession in train fares for Ravidas anniv event
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Railways will grant 50 per cent concession in 2nd/Sleeper Class category to devotees travelling to Varanasi to attend the celebrations in connection with the 643rd birth anniversary of Guru Ravidas, Union Minister Piyush Goyal has said.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Angad Bedi: Trying to bring back alpha male with 'MumBhai'
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Actor Angad Bedi is not only aiming to get the look of a police officer right in upcoming series "MumBhai", but also trying to bring back the 1990s vibe. The actor says the series will try to bring back the "alpha male" prototype as well.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bangladesh HC makes 'Joy Bangla' mandatory at state events
Dhaka, Dec 10 (IANS) The Bangladesh High Court on Tuesday directed that top level officials of the government must say "Joy Bangla" at the beginning and ending of all state programmes from December 16 onwards.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Bangladesh,Politics
CAB exemptions won't protect us, say restive N-E groups
Agartala, Dec 10 (IANS) Despite exemptions to execute the proposed legislation on citizenship in the Autonomous District Council areas and regions under the Inner Line Permit (ILP), the agitating organisations and political parties on Tuesday remained firm on their demand for withdrawing the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), claiming the exemptions would not be able to check infiltrations or protect the demographic positions of the indigenous people of the northeast region.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Alstom starts making metro trainsets for Mumbai Metro
Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) French train maker Alstom on Tuesday began production of metro trainsets for Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) at its factory in SriCity near here and the first train will be delivered by November 2020, the company said.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Telangana Police submit report to NHRC on 'encounter'
Hyderabad, Dec 10 (IANS) The Telangana Police on Tuesday submitted its report to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on the killing of all four accused in the gang-rape and murder of a veterinarian on the outskirts of Hyderabad.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Goa Congress demands PM's intervention over Mhadei issue
Panaji, Dec 10 (IANS) Hundreds of Congress workers marched to the Raj Bhavan to protest against economic policies of the central government, while also urging the Governor Satya Pal Malik to urge the Centre's intervention in the ongoing inter-state dispute between Goa and Karnataka over the waters of the Mhadei river.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Dulquer Salmaan: My hands shake while doing intimate scenes
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Actor Dulquer Salmaan says his hands shake while doing intimate scenes, adding that he sometimes feel naked while shooting for such scenes.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Nearly 1,500 artists to participate in Goa art festival
Panaji, Dec 10 (IANS) Nearly 1,500 Indian and international artists are lined up to participate in the state's biggest multi-disciplinary art gala, the Serendipity Arts Festival which will get underway at 12 different venues across Goa from December 15, organisers of the event said on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Goa,National,Art/Culture/Books
Polo gets an arena on grass format
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANSlife) Now Polo fans can also have a front row seat to non-stop sporting entertainment as sporting company ProSportify Ventures in collaboration with The Indian Polo Association has launched the first edition of official Indian Arena Polo League at the British High Commissioner's Polo Day, 2019 at the Jaipur Polo Grounds here.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
JBL launches its true wireless earbuds in India
Bengaluru, Dec 10 (IANS) Audio equipment maker JBL by HARMAN, owned by South Korean tech major Samsung Electronics, on Tuesday launched 'C100TWS' its latest true wireless earbuds in India.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
LAVA most respected Indian smartphone brand: Survey
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) LAVA, an Indian mobile phone company on Tuesday announced that it has emerged as the most respected Indian smartphone brand among top 100 tech consumer brands in the country.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Indian-origin scientist finds dead probiotic that can fix leaky gut
New York, Dec 10 (IANS) A team led by an Indian-origin scientist has identified a dead probiotic that can reduce age-related leaky gut and control harmful, ageing-related inflammation.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Health/Medicine
Campaigning for third phase of Jharkhand polls ends
Ranchi, Dec 10 (IANS) Campaigning for the third phase of Jharkhand assembly polls drew to a close on Tuesday evening. Seventeen Assembly seats spread over eight districts will go to polls on December 12.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Gmail now lets you add emails as attachments
San Francisco, Dec 10 (IANS) Google has finally added the feature to send email as attachments without needing to download them first.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Deepika Padukone: Impact, longevity define a film's success
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone says the success of any film depends on its impact and longevity in the market.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Merging border with dance
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Rasaja Foundation, in collaboration with Business & Community Foundation (BCF) will organise a discussion 'Merging Border' with artists Lata Pada (Sampradaya Dance Creations, Canada), Dr I Wayan Dibia (scholar, author and dance choreographer, Indonesia), Shila Mehta (Nupur Zankar Academy of Performing Arts, New Jersey, Belgium and Mumbai) and Hema Rajagopalan (Natya Dance Theatre, Chicago) followed by 'Nimitta' a solo kathak performance by Shila Mehta, portraying "Shikhandi" from Mahabharat on December 12 at Sri Aurobindo Society in New Delhi.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Czech shooting: Gunman kills 6, commits suicide
Prague, Dec 10 (IANS) At least six people were killed after an armed assailant opened fire at a hospital waiting room in the Czech city of Ostrava before shooting himself in the head, police said on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Czech Republic,Politics
45 fast-track courts to deal with sexual offences in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Dec 10 (IANS) To ensure timely conviction of accused in sexual offences, the Odisha government has decided to set up 45 fast-track courts. "We will set up 45 fast-track courts to ensure safety and justice to women and children," said Law Minister Pratap Jena, here on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
BHU students end stir as Muslim teacher quits
Varanasi, Dec 10 (IANS) Students of the Sanskrit Vidya Dharma Vigyan (SVDV) faculty of the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) here on Tuesday called off their month-long protest against appointment of a Muslim teacher, after the latter resigned.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
FICCI set to organize 9th Global Sports Summit 'TURF 2019'
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) After the successful execution of the previous 8 editions, FICCI returns with the highly prestigious Global Sports Summit "TURF" which is slated to be held at the FICCI, Federation house in the national capital on December 11. This will be the 9th edition of the Global Summit which will witness esteemed sports personalities, administrators and members from the Indian sports fraternity be a part of the event.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Yes Bank delays decision of Erwin Braich's investment offer
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Yes Bank on Tuesday postponed the decision to approve or decline the binding offer of $1.2 billion -- 60 per cent of the total capital the bank aims to raise -- submitted by mysterious investor Erwin Singh Braich.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Pepsi, Salman Khan join hands
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANSlife) In its endeavour to constantly reinvent itself to create experiences that connect with consumer passions, PepsiCo India has partnered with Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, one of the icons of today's generation.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
VHP tears into US body for proposing sanctions on Shah
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) With the Federal US Commission on International Religious freedom seeking sanctions against Home Minister Amit Shah if the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill is passed in Parliament, the VHP has lashed out at the US organisation. The VHP in a statement said it is "amused" at such reports.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Arms (Amendment) Bill, 2019 introduced in Upper House
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Introducing the Arms (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Upper House, the Minister of State for Home Affairs, G. Kishan Reddy said on Tuesday that the legislation proposes stringent punishment for illegal weapon and ammunition traffickers.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Huami launches 2 new smartwatches in India
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Xiaomi-backed wearable brand Huami on Tuesday launched Amazfit GTR 47mm Titanium version and 42 mm Glitter Edition smartwatch in India.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Hope equality is upheld: EU on CAB
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The European Union's ambassador to India, Ugo Astuto, has expressed optimism that the spirit of equality enshrined in the Indian constitution will be upheld. He was commenting on the Citizenship Amendment Bill cleared by the Lok Sabha.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
A Muslim man decorates Hindu gods in Ayodhya
Gonda, Dec 10 (IANS) Being the birthplace of Lord Ram, Ayodhya is considered a holy city for Hindus but Lord Hanuman here in Hanumangarhi gets decorated with the flowers brought by a man, who is actually a Muslim.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Blockchain, AI jobs growing fast in India: LinkedIn
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Blockchain developers, artificial intelligence specialists and JavaScript developers are the top three emerging jobs in India for 2020, according to a report by professional networking platform LinkedIn.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Ex-aide flays Rahul Gandhi over CAB
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi's former aide Pankaj Shankar here on Tuesday criticised the former Congress chief over his remarks on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) and asked him to end alliance with the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Players shouldn't resort to doping, it brings bad name to India: Rijiju
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Tuesday called for a rigorous campaign to bring awareness about doping. He further stated that a sense of clean sports must be inculcated in the players from the very beginning.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
SBI under-reports bad loans by Rs 12k cr for FY 19
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) State Bank of India on Tuesday reported bad loan divergence of Rs 11,932 crore for the last financial year besides disclosing divergence of Rs 12,036 crore in provisioning for the financial year ending March 2019.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Gallantry medal winner volunteers to hang Nirbhaya killers
Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) Forty-two year old Tamil police Head Constable S. Subash Srinivasan, a police gallantry medal winner and grandson of INA veteran, has volunteered to hang the killers of Nirbhaya in Tihar Jail.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Last remaining tropical glaciers will melt away in 10 years
New York, Dec 10 (IANS) The last remaining tropical glaciers between the Himalayas and the Andes will disappear in the next decade owing to climate change, a new study has found, stressing that the glacier's melt rate is similar to visiting a terminal cancer patient and documenting the change in their body but not being able to do anything about it.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
Fruit-seller refuses to charge journos, praised on Twitter
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) An elderly fruit-seller's refusal to accept money for fruits bought by women journalists stationed outside a Delhi hospital after a fire tragedy, has won praise from Twitterati.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
You will not win games if you drop catches: Phil Simmons
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) West Indies coach Phil Simmons said on Tuesday that dropping catches could be a major reason behind the defeat of any team and and if any player drops a catch, it's his fault and he shouldn't cite any excuse for it.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
RBI seen holding rates in the remainder of FY20
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Notwithstanding growth pangs, the Reserve Bank is expected to maintain the accommodative monetary easing pause till the end of FY20 to contain retail inflation levels, say industry observers.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bullets in bag offense too, Delhi police reminds air passengers
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Delhi Police have issued an advisory to travellers passing through IGI Airport, to check their baggage for bullets and other ammunition before proceeding for security screening at the airport. The advisory issued on Tuesday cautions that even a possession of ammunition such as bullets, cartridges, is an offence under the Arms Act.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Physical illness ups suicide risk in men, not women: Study
New York, Dec 10 (IANS) When it comes to identify who is more at suicide risk, scientists have found that physical illness and injury raises the risk of suicide in men but not women, along with a plethora of other insights into the complex factors that may increase a person's risk of suicide.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
India to review FTAs with ASEAN, terms deals lopsided
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Weeks after pulling out of proposed mega free trade pact RCEP, India would review lopsided trade agreements with Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and secure better deals.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Gallantry medal winner volunteers to hang Nirbhaya killers
Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) Forty-two year old Tamil police Head Constable S. Subash Srinivasan, a police gallantry medal winner and grandson of INA veteran, has volunteered to hang the killers of Nirbhaya in Tihar Jail.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Bollywood movies get comicbook avatars
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Bollywood films are painted on the big-screen canvas with myriad hues of drama, melodrama, music and dance, romance and violence. The genre that has wooed worldwide audience is now being reimagined in the pages of comic books, at ComiCon Mumbai 2019.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shreyas Iyer should focus on off-side batting: Pietersen
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Former England skipper Kevin Pietersen feels Shreyas Iyer, who has been considered as an option for the No. 4 slot in India's ODI team, should concentrate on improving his off-side batting and should spend extra time on the nets.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Most Americans use unreliable news sources like social media
San Francisco, Dec 10 (IANS) Owing to lack of time and competing demands, one-third of Americans rely on news platforms they acknowledge are less reliable, mainly social media and peers, says a new report.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Media,Technology
Udhav choreographs Sena's flip-flops on CAB
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Barely 24 hours after Shiv Sena's face in Parliament Sanjay Raut vehemently supporting the Citizenship Amendment Bill and equating it with support for India, Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray took a complete U-turn.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Centre clears allowances for J&K govt servants
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Reiterating the government's commitment to Jammu and Kashmir, Union Minister of state for Home Affairs, G. Krishna Reddy said that allowances, running up to Rs 4800 crore, have been cleared for government employees of the newly formed union territory as well as the union territory of Ladakh.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Keto diet may fight against Alzheimer's disease
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) Eating low-carb and high-fat diet can help you fight against Alzheimer's disease, by protect neurons from death during the progression of Alzheimer's disease, according to new research in mice.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Dell launches new gaming desktop in India
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Dell Technologies unveiled new gaming desktop - Dell G5 - in India for Rs 67,590 on Tuesday. The desktop could be purchased from the company's exclusive stores, select multi-brand outlets and its official website.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Global investors urge climate action
Madrid, Dec 10 (IANS) A total of 631 institutional investors managing more than $37 trillion in assets have urged governments to step up efforts to tackle the global climate crisis and achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement by phasing out thermal coal power and price on carbon pollution.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Spain,Environment/Wildlife
OPPO set to open 2nd R&D centre in India
Shenzhen, Dec 10 (IANS) With OPPO planning to invest $7 billion in research and development globally in the next three years, the Chinese smartphone maker is set to open its second R&D centre in India, a top company executive said here on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: International, China,Business/Economy,Technology
World T20 too far, need to focus on winning WI series: Rohit
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) India opener Rohit Sharma has said that he is not thinking too far ahead with talks going about the composition of the team for next year's World T20 and is focused only on the series-deciding third T20I against West Indies to be played on Wednesday evening.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
AR Rahman to open for U2 in India
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Oscar-winning composer AR Rahman will be opening for U2 when the Irish rock band performs in Mumbai on December 15. Rahman's performance will also feature his two daughters.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Shweta Basu Prasad announces separation from Rohit Mittal
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Actress Shweta Basu Prasad has announced her separation from husband, filmmaker Rohit Mittal. The couple got married on December 13 last year.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Women safety a high priority, says govt, lists measures
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) In the backdrop of the Hyderabad gang-rape and murder of a 23-year-old veterinarian and several other similar cases of sexual violence against women being reported, the government on Tuesday said women's safety is a high priority and it has taken several initiatives for their safety across the country.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Typos in print ad amuse Twitterati
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) A taxi-aggregator company's full-page advertisement in a national daily amused Twitter users, who posted humorous comments online.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Kriti Sanon 'excited' to play surrogate mother in 'Mimi'
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Actress Kriti Sanon, who is currently busy shooting for "Mimi", expresses excitement about the film.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UAE praises Himachal for hosting investors' summit
Shimla, Dec 10 (IANS) UAE Ambassador to India Ahmed Al Banna has appreciated the efforts of the state for organising the maiden Global Investors Summit last month to which it was the partner country, the government said on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Business/Economy
MP honeytrap: I-T, SIT face-off over money trail
Bhopal, Dec 10 (IANS) The Income Tax Department and the Special Investigation team (SIT) of Madhya Pradesh Police have come face to face over the transactions of money between various officials, politicians, others and the women accused in the infamous honeytrap scandal in the state.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rohit promises 'dinner treat' for Chahal
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) India opener Rohit Sharma and spinner Yuzvendra Chahal have often been seen sharing fun time off the field and now the Mumbai batsman has promised a "dinner" treat for his junior.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Chyler Leigh talks about her battle with bipolar disorder
Los Angeles, Dec 10 (IANS) "Supergirl" and "Not Another Teen Movie" actress Chyler Leigh is in a good place after a decade-long battle with bipolar disorder.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Daisy Ridley: I'm working on liking myself
Los Angeles, Dec 10 (IANS) Actress Daisy Ridley says she is really working on liking herself, and helps being in a safe working environment.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Taron Egerton: Humbled by Golden Globe nomination
Los Angeles, Dec 10 (IANS) Actor Taron Egerton is overwhelmed to get a Golden Globe nomination for his portrayal of Elton John in "Rocketman", and says the chance to share the legendary singer's story was the opportunity of a lifetime.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
People aren't gullible about fashion any longer
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANSlife) A homegrown Indian handbag brand helps you keep up to date with trends. Keeping in mind the minute details of a women's needs, the brand rolls out handbags to appeal a woman's many moods.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Yes Bank plunges 12% ahead of key meet
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Stock price of Yes Bank on BSE extended losses on Tuesday, falling nearly 12 per cent, as investors feared an adverse outcome of the crucial board meeting later.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Himesh Reshammiya: 'Happy Hardy And Heer' is about friend zoning
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Composer-singer-actor Himesh Reshamiyya says his upcoming romantic drama "Happy Hardy And Heer" revolves around concept of friend zoning. He also added that he is happy with the audience response to the music of the film.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
60% Indian organisations to have data on Cloud by 2030: IBM
Bengaluru, Dec 10 (IANS) Almost 60 per cent of the Indian organisations plan to have all their data on Cloud in the next ten years, of which 99 per cent will use multiple hybrid Cloud within the next three years, says an IBM survey on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Bengal buyers flee without paying onion price
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) Selling the high priced onion has become a risky proposition in West Bengal now, with many unscrupulous buyers fleeing without paying the price.
2019-12-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Google Maps' new Incognito mode comes to iOS
San Francisco, Dec 10 (IANS) Google has started rolling out "Incognito" mode to iOS to stop searches or places a user navigates to in Maps from being saved to their Google account.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
CAB is attack on Constitution, attempt to destroy India: Rahul
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) A day after the Lok Sabha passed the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi described it as an attack on the Constitution and said that anyone who supports the Bill is attempting to destroy the foundation of India.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bandh affects life in Assam, other N-E areas
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Normal life was affected in Guwahati and other parts of Assam following an 11-hour bandh call in protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill. The bandh came into effect from 5 a.m. on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ex-Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka joins Oracle's board of directors
Redwood Shores (California), Dec 10 (IANS) Cloud giant Oracle has named ex-Infosys CEO and founder and CEO of the AI company Vianai Systems, Vishal Sikka, to its Board of Directors.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Technology
Release of J&K leaders on administration call: Shah
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Asserting that the situation in Jammu and Kashmir is "normal" and not a single death due to police firing was reported after abrogation of Article 370, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha that jailed political leaders will be released after the Union Territory administration decides on the situation.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
I do not want to continue from June 2020: ICC Chairman Manohar
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman Shashank Manohar's term is set to end in May 2020 and the former BCCI President is not too keen to continue for another term even though he has said that majority of the directors wish for him to continue in the position.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Sunil Chhetri signs three-yeal deal with PUMA
Bengaluru, Dec 10 (IANS) Sports brand PUMA on Tuesday signed Sunil Chhetri, captain of the Indian national football team and Bengaluru FC, on a three-year deal.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Football
Secret to appear more competent hidden in your clothing
New York, Dec 10 (IANS) People tend to instantly judge others as more competent if they come dressed in "richer" clothing, says a study that warned that such economic cues are hard to ignore.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion
Hong Kong court lifts ban on face masks
Hong Kong, Dec 10 (IANS) A Hong Kong court on Tuesday lifted a ban on face masks by refusing the governments request to suspend an earlier ruling that found it unconstitutional.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Dilip Kumar: Examining a colossus that strode the screen (Book Review)
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) What's behind the everlasting appeal of cinema legend Dilip Kumar?
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
Govt to appoint consultant for hotels Ashok, Samrat
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The government will decide on appointing a consultant among CBRE, Feedback Infra, JLL Pvt Ltd, KPMG and PwC, who will study lease terms and conditions of land, laws regarding construction and development of property in the areas which is currently being used by Hotel Ashok and Hotel Samrat complex. Both are Five Star properties.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
6 killed in Czech hospital shooting
Prague, Dec 10 (IANS) At least six people were killed on Tuesday in a shooting at a teaching hospital in the Czech Republic, police said, adding that two suspected gunman were still at large.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Czech Republic,Politics
India slams USCIRF comments on CAB as 'unwarranted'
New Delhi/Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) India on Tuesday termed the comments made by the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) as "neither accurate nor warranted".
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Iran fully ready for more prisoner exchange: Zarif
Tehran, Dec 10 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the country was "fully ready" to exchange more prisoners with the US after Washington freed an Iranian stem cell scientist, who returned home after over one year of imprisonment, it was reported on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Ind, WI battle it out in series finale at Pollard's IPL home
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) With the series tied at 1-1, both India and West Indies will aim to come out with the final punch and outclass each other when they battle it out in the third and final T20I set to be played at the Wankhede Stadium on Wednesday evening.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Ashanti finally goes under knife to fix excruciating heel
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) R&B star Ashanti is recovering after foot surgery.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
GoT star Kit Harington on 1st Golden Globe nomination
Los Angeles, Dec 10 (IANS) Actor Kit Harington has branded himself as the "loner throner" after being the only "Game of Thrones" star to get a Golden Globes 2020 nomination.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Dwayne Johnson loving his unemployed days
Los Angeles, Dec 10 (IANS) Actor Dwayne Johnson is unemployed for the first time after a long time, and says he has decided to spend the time off with his family.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Man publicly shamed by UP cop for eve-teasing
Kanpur, Dec 10 (IANS) A man, caught eve-teasing school girls here on Tuesday, was adequately punished by a woman constable.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kohli-Dhoni duo add another feather to cap, this time on social media
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli has always made it clear that former captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will always remain an inspiration for him and his tweet on the latter's birthday this year was announced as the most re-tweeted sports tweet of the year by Twitter India.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Divestment not on the basis of profit or loss: Govt
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Amid questions raised over stake sale in profit-making PSUs, the government on Tuesday said in Rajya Sabha that the criteria for disinvestment were not profit or loss.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Pak receives $1.3b from Asian Development Bank
Islamabad, Dec 10 (IANS) Pakistan received $1.3 billion in loan from Manila-based Asian Development Bank (ADB), shoring up the country's foreign currency reserves which had apparently shaken up after Islamabad made a notable foreign debt repayment last week.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Pakistan,International
IIT Kharagpur offers scholarships for Australian students
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) In a significant boost to its ongoing academic exchange programmes with Australian institutions, IIT Kharagpur has instituted competitive high-value scholarships for students from the University of Melbourne enrolled under the Dual Doctoral Programme (DDP) jointly conducted by the two institutions, an official said on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: International, India,National,Education
'NC won't be part of political process unless 370 restored' (IANS EXCLUSIVE)
Srinagar, Dec 10 (IANS) Senior National Conference leader Mustafa Kamal has said the NC won't take part in the political process until the restoration of Article 370 and statehood to Jammu & Kashmir.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Star launches new avatar of Election se Selection with eye on IPL auction
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) With the IPL auction just round the corner, there is palpable excitement amongst fans. Riding on the success of the previous editions, Star Sports, the official broadcaster of the IPL, has launched the third edition of Election se Selection ahead of the auction.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Young voters quiz UK politicians in TV debate
London, Dec 10 (IANS) Senior UK politicians were quizzed on housing, climate change and Brexit by an audience of young British voters in an election special debate that aired on the BBC.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Free WiFi project for Delhi finally to become reality
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) With the tenure of the Arvind Kejriwal government about to end, the Aam Aadmi Party government has announced that it will fulfil its poll promise of giving free WiFi hotspots in the city with inauguration of the first 100 hotspots on December 16.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
HC junks plea seeking CBI probe in Delhi factory fire
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused to entertain a petition seeking judicial as well as CBI probe in the Anaj Mandi fire incident, observing it is an early stage and "time ought to be given to the authorities".
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Fujifilm launches new mirrorless camera in India
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Japanese photography and imaging major Fujifilm on Tuesday launched 'X-Pro3' mirrorless digital camera at a starting price of Rs 1,55,999 in India.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
'GoT' finds mention in SC during Art. 370 hearing
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday spent the initial half-an-hour of its hearing on petitions challenging the revocation of provisions of Article 370 in the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir, making attempts to address issues on seating arrangement and compilation of the documents to streamline the course of hearing on the matter.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Cinema/Showbiz
How Salem is preparing young talent to join Japanese firms
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) More and more millennials are having a yen for Japanese -- shunning their love for foreign languages like French, Spanish or German that dominated the Indian minds for years -- and some 800 students have already taken the Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) at Sona College of Technology in Salem, Tamil Nadu.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Technology
Big hotel chains help boost local economy in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Dec 10 (IANS) Big hotel chains in Rajasthan are helping the local economy grow by providing newer employment avenues to the natives.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,Business/Economy
OPPO to pump $7bn into R&D, to launch smartwatches next year
Shenzhen, Dec 10 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker OPPO on Tuesday said it would invest $7 billion in research and development in the next three years to develop core technologies in hardware, software and system in addition to 5G/6G, Artificial Intelligence (AI), augmented reality (AR), Big Data and other emerging technologies.
2019-12-10
Category: International, China,Technology
Normal life affected in northeast as CAB agitations intensify
Agartala/Aizawl, Dec 10 (IANS) Normal life was badly affected across the northeast on Tuesday due to the shutdown and agitations organised by various tribal parties and youth organisations including the North East Students' Organisation (NESO), to protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB).
2019-12-10
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Now experience your bathroom before you own it
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANSlife) Targeting homeowners, influencers, architects and interior designers, a new experience centre in the national capital showcases the latest trends for homes and bathrooms.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
U19 WC: Marcus Thurgate to lead Japan in their maiden appearance
Tokyo, Dec 10 (IANS) Marcus Thurgate will lead Japan in their maiden appearance at Under-19 World Cup slated to be held from January 17, 2020 in South Africa. Neel Date will serve as his deputy.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Cricket
Bhumi Pednekar: I continue striving for excellence in cinema
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar, who is currently riding high on the success of her back-to-back hits "Bala" and "Pati, Patni Aur Woh", says she continues to strive for excellence in cinema.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Qusai Attarwala win national finals of Red Bull MEO
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Qusai Attarwala from Pune emerged as eventual winner of the national finals of Red Bull M.E.O., a global competitive celebration of the mobile gaming scene held at the DreamHack India 2019 in the national capital.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
HPC staff not paid for 35 months, issue raised in RS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) With employees of government-owned Hindustan Paper Corporation Ltd (HPC) not being paid their salaries for the last 35 months, Trinamool Congress (TMC) MP Dola Sen on Tuesday raised the issue in the Rajya Sabha and demanded government action in the matter on an urgent basis.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Chris Cornell's widow sues Soundgarden
Los Angeles, Dec 10 (IANS) Soundgarden and Audioslave frontman Chris Cornell's widow is taking the tragic rocker's Soundgarden bandmates to court over allegations of missing royalty payments.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Delhi's theatre festival promises to be a laughter riot
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANSlife) Theatre lovers of the capital have reason to rejoice as a free-to-attend four-day theatre extravaganza, scheduled from December 12-15, will bring a range of plays to the capital.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ayurvedic face masks for winter skin
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANSlife) With winter upon us, its essential to take care of dry skin.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Gal Gadot suffers spine injuries filming 'Wonder Woman 1984'
Los Angeles, Dec 10 (IANS) Actress Gal Gadot walked away from the set of the upcoming "Wonder Woman" sequel with a few "spine injuries" after struggling to say no to performing her own stunts for director Patty Jenkins.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Probir Gupta's exhibition a telling visual narrative of our times
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANSlife) Inspired by the 2012 Nirbhaya gang rape case that had India in throes, and the Arab Spring that saw similar mass movements in another part of the world, an on-view artwork by Probir Gupta is a sharp commentary on the socio-political times we live in.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
Another UP minor molested, threatened with 'Unnao-like' fate
Kanpur, Dec 10 (IANS) Just days after a minor girl from Unnao succumbed to injuries after she was burnt alive while on her way to a court hearing a year after she was gang raped, another minor girl this time from Kanpur was allegedly molested by some men, who even threatened her with the 'Unnao rape victim-like fate' if she complained to the police.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Situation in J&K normal: Shah
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha that the situation in Jammu & Kashmir is "normal" and not a single death due to police firing was reported after abrogation of Article 370 from erstwhile state.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chilean military plane disappears with 38 onboard
Santiago, Dec 10 (IANS) A Chilean military aircraft enroute to Antarctica with 38 people onboard, has disappeared off the radar, the country's Air Force confirmed in a statement.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
BHU Muslim prof quits, to join another faculty
Varanasi, Dec 10 (IANS) A month after he joined the Sanskrit Vidya Dharma Vigyan faculty in Banaras Hindu University (BHU), the Muslim professor Feroz Khan, has reportedly resigned from the Hindu religious faculty, according to sources.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Muslims are bigger patriots: Azam Khan
Rampur, Dec 10 (IANS) Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan has said that Muslims are 'bigger patriots' as they had a choice either to go to Pakistan during the Partition in 1947 or stay back in India -- and they chose to stay back.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
WADA ban on Russia may not impact FIDE chief, chess tournaments
Chennai, Dec 10 (IANS) The four-year ban on Russia from all sporting activity by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) may not have any impact on former Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Arkady Dvorkovich -- who is also the current President of FIDE -- and also the tournaments to be held in Russia, said a FIDE official on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Shane Nigam: The problem 'kid' in Malayalam film industry
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 10 (IANS) Despite the best efforts from several quarters, the issues surrounding 23-year old young actor Shane Nigam continues to linger and has now become a problem for the otherwise ego filled Malayalam film industry.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Imran condemns passing of India's Citizenship (Amendment) Bill
Islamabad, Dec 10 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday condemned the passing of India's controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019, which seeks to give Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, saying that it "violates all norms of international human rights law" with Islamabad.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Sikh Uber driver racially abused, strangulated by passenger in US
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) A Sikh Uber driver in the US was racially abused and strangulated by a passenger, a media report said.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
More NBFCs to look for offshore financing in 2020: Fitch Ratings
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The international ratings agency, Fitch Ratings expects more of India's non-bank financial companies (NBFC) to look for offshore financing in 2020 as local funding conditions are likely to remain under pressure.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Johnson recreates 'Love Actually' scene urging people to vote for Tories
London, Dec 10 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has recreated a scene from "Love Actually", the 2003 British Christmas-themed romantic comedy film, urging citizens to vote for his ruling Conservative Party in Thursday's general election.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Sennheiser launches new headphones at Rs 34,990
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) German audio brand Sennheiser on Tuesday launched its new headphones 'MOMENTUM Wireless 3' for Rs 34,990 in India.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Wishes pour in for new papa Kapil Sharma
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Wishes poured in for comedian Kapil Sharma and wife, Ginni Chatrath, on Tuesday after the news of him being blessed with a baby girl was made public.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Kerala govt seeks CBI probe in death of musician Balabhaskar
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 10 (IANS) Over a year after the death of popular musician Balabhaskar in a road accident near here, the Kerala government has sought a CBI probe in the matter on a request from his father.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Delhi HC stays summons against Kejriwal in defamation case
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Delhi High Court has ordered a stay on the summons issued against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal in a defamation case against him.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Yes Bank slips 5% ahead of key board meet
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Stock price of the fourth largest private lender Yes Bank on Tuesday fell as much as 5 per cent ahead of the crucial board meet to take call on the investment offers that the bank has received.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Democrats to introduce articles of impeachment against Trump
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) US House Democrats will on Tuesday announce articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
ALERT: Delhi HC stays summons issued against CM Kejriwal in defamation case
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2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,
Trump put pressure on Pentagon to hurt Jeff Bezos: Amazon
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) In a damning attack against President Donald Trump, Amazon has alleged in its complaint -- filed against the US government's decision to award $10 billion Pentagon Cloud project to the "less competitive" Microsoft -- that Trump abused his position to put "improper pressure" on decision-makers for personal gains and show his hatred towards Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos who owns The Washington Post.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Politics,Technology
30,000 kg fake cumin made from broom bits seized in UP
Rae Bareli, Dec 10 (IANS) The police have recovered 30,000 kg of fake cumin seeds (jeera) made by using pieces of coconut broom bits, molasses, grass and stone powder in Uttar Pradesh's Rae Bareli.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Google denies Fortnite exemption from Play Store's 30% cut
San Francisco, Dec 10 (IANS) Search engine giant Google has made it clear that it will not provide Epic and Fornite an exception as it expects all developers to participate under the same terms. Epic Games had submitted Fortnite to Google Play in the hopes of a special exception to the 30 per cent rule.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
2 CRPF personnel in Jharkhand killed in fratricidal firing
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) An Assistant Commandant and an Assistant Sub Inspector of the Central Reserve Police Force deployed for Jharkhand elections have been killed in fratricidal firing, while two others, including the shooter were left injured, CRPF said on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rohit provided much needed motivation to Shivam
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Indian all-rounder Shivam Dube has revealed that star opener Rohit Sharma provided him with a much-needed motivation during the second T20I against West Indies in which he scored his maiden half-century.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
US, Taliban yet to agree on a number of points: Sources
Doha/Kabul, Dec 10 (IANS) Sources close to the ongoing US-Taliban peace talks in Doha have said that the two sides were yet to agree on a number of points including the reduction of violence, a ceasefire and intra-Afghan negotiations.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Qatar,Politics
Kochi my favourite place to commentate: ISL commentator
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) July 8, 2014 is not a date that fans of the mighty Brazilian football team would like to remember. For that was the day when the Canaries were given a 1-7 hiding in the 2014 FIFA World Cup semi-final at the cavernous Mineirao Stadium by eventual champions Germany.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
India will achieve 100 GW solar energy target: Javadekar
Madrid, Dec 10 (IANS) India is going to add 67 gigawatts (GW) of solar energy capacity in next three years and the country is witnessing a sharp fall in its prices due to the enhanced production, Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar said on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Spain,Environment/Wildlife
Cybersecurity firms now at hackers' mercy, who will save us?
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The new breed of hackers is flexing their muscles and now, cybersecurity firms which aim to safeguard your data are being hit right in their backyard -- signaling a worrisome trend for enterprises and governments as encryption is proving to be fundamentally flawed.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Defence/Security
China releases 3D images based on Earth observation satellite
Beijing, Dec 10 (IANS) The China National Space Administration on Tuesday released the first batch of 3D images based on the data from the recently launched Gaofen-7 Earth observation satellite.
2019-12-10
Category: International, China,Science/Tech
Hope to see quality cricket in Pak-SL Tests: Mohammad Yousuf
Rawalpindi, Dec 10 (IANS) Former batsman Mohammad Yousuf is hoping to see good, quality cricket being played when Pakistan take on Sri Lanka in the historic two-Test series beginning Wednesday at the Rawalpindi Stadium.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Kapil Sharma, wife Ginni blessed with daughter
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Comedian Kapil Sharma and his wife Ginni Chatrath welcomed their first bundle of joy -- a daughter.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
US House panel tweets against India's Citizenship Bill
New Delhi/Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) The House Foreign Affairs Committee of the US House of Representatives has voiced its apparent disapproval of the Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) that proposes granting Indian citizenship for non-Muslim minorities from countries such as Pakistan and Bangladesh.
2019-12-10
Category: International, India,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Slowdown Saga: Nov auto sales decline by 12 %
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Domestic automobile sales continued to decline in November with the overall sectoral off-take plunging 12.05 per cent on a year-on-year basis, data showed on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Jewar Airport: Once ready will open more routes, arrest fares
Greater Noida, Dec 10 (IANS) Once ready in 2023, the International Airport in Jewar township here in Uttar Pradesh is expected to boost the aviation industry by decongesting the national capital's IGIA as well as expanding the reach of air services to a 'larger population base of the NCR region', experts opine.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy
Atal statue installed in Lucknow, to be unveiled on Dec 25
Lucknow, Dec 10 (IANS) A 25-ft bronze statue of former prime minister late Atal Bihari Vajpayee, was installed at the Lok Bhawan building here and is expected to be formally unveiled on December 25, his birth anniversary.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
HK's Lam apologised to defeated pro-Beijing candidates
Hong Kong, Dec 10 (IANS) Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Tuesday revealed that she had apologised to members of the pro-Beijing camp for its landslide loss in the November 24 district council elections, after meeting some of the defeated candidates.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
PM Modi bags India's 'Golden Tweet' of 2019
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's tweet celebrating the Bharatiya Janata Party's re-election victory in 2019 was the most retweeted and liked tweet of the year, making it the "Golden Tweet" in India, the microblogging platform said on Tuesday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Pakistan's Nasir Jamshed pleads guilty in PSL bribery case
Manchester, Dec 10 (IANS) Former Pakistan opener Nasir Jamshed has pleaded guilty to conspiring to bribe fellow cricketers in the Pakistan Super League (PSL) and will be sentenced in February.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Salman, Kichcha Sudeep's hand-to-hand fight in 'Dabangg 3'
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) The much-awaited "Dabangg 3" is all set to release on December 20, and a highlight of the film is Salman Khans hand-to-hand combat with the antagonist, played by Kichcha Sudeep, and 500 of his men in the climax of the film.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Hasan Ali trolled for walking the ramp with 'rib fractures'
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Pakistan pacer Hasan Ali, who has been ruled out of two home Tests against Sri Lanka with an injury, is being trolled on social media for walking the ramp.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Katherine Brunt: 1st English woman to take 150 ODI wickets
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 10 (IANS) Right-arm fast bowler Katherine Brunt has became the first English woman cricketer to pick 150 wickets in ODIs. She achieved the feat during the first ODI of the three-match series against Pakistan which England won by 75 runs at the Kinrara Oval on Monday.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Malaysia,Sports,Cricket
Nottinghamshire sign Mohammad Abbas for 2020 County C'ship
London, Dec 10 (IANS) Pakistan pacer Mohammad Abbas has signed up with Nottinghamshire for the 2020 County Championship. Abbas will be available for the first nine games of the season post which he is expected to join the Pakistan squad for the Test series in England.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Criminal probe launched into NZ volcano deaths
Wellington, Dec 10 (IANS) Police in New Zealand on Tuesday launched a criminal investigation into the circumstances behind the White Island the Whakaari volcano eruption which has left five dead, eight missing and 31 others injured.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Vehicle runs over 2 men changing tyre of truck
Lucknow, Dec 10 (IANS) Two youths accompanying a truck driver, were run over by a speeding vehicle in the Gosainganj area in the state capital while they were changing the vehicle's tyre on Monday, police said.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sensex down 60 points, IT & Media scrips fall
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Selling in IT and media stocks led the benchmark Sensex to lose 60 points during the early trade on Tuesday after it managed to open in the green.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Chilean military plane disappears with 38 onboard
Santiago, Dec 10 (IANS) A Chilean military aircraft enroute to Antarctica with 38 people onboard, has disappeared off the radar, the country's Air Force confirmed in a statement.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Apple may add larger batteries to 2020 iPhone models
San Francisco, Dec 10 (IANS) Apple is reportedly planning to include a custom battery protection module with the iPhone 12, which is said to be almost 50 per cent smaller and thinner than the one being used in current and old iPhones.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
List of business in RS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Tuesday will see a statement by the government on India's position in Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), besides tabling of some important Bills like the Arms (Amendment) Bill and the Appropriation (No.3) Bill, 2019.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
56% Indians fall victim to online holiday scams: McAfee
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) With Christmas around the corner, cybersecurity firm McAfee on Tuesday revealed that 56.1 per cent Indians have fallen victim to discount scams by clicking on malicious links during holiday shopping online.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US religious freedom commission calls for sanctions against Amit Shah
New York, Dec 10 (IANS) A US religious freedom commission has called for sanctions against Indian Home Minister Amit Shah if the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) is passed, claiming that the proposed legislation introduces a religious test for citizenship.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
Jesus, Virgin Mary caged, separated in California Nativity scene
Los Angeles, Dec 10 (IANS) A California church has adapted its Christmas Nativity scene this year by putting baby Jesus, Virgin Mary and Joseph in separate cages to highlight the separation of families by the President Donald Trump administration to deter undocumented migrants from illegally entering the US.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Human Interest/Society
Apple earns 3 Golden Globe nominations for 'The Morning Show'
Cupertino (California), Dec 10 (IANS) Apple has received its first-ever Golden Globe nominations from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) for its global hit "The Morning Show" on Apple TV+, becoming the first streaming service to earn nominations in its launch year.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Mexico,National,Technology
Husband dies during fight, wife booked
Lucknow, Dec 10 (IANS) A 42-year-old woman has been booked for culpable homicide after her husband fell on an aquarium during a fight and died after a piece of glass pierced into him.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US govt begins probe into Google's labour practices
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) The US government has launched a probe into Google over its labour practices following a complaint from four employees who have been fired by the tech giant.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Remnants of plastic litter bottom of Mariana Trench
Tokyo, Dec 10 (IANS) Mariana Trench, the deepest point on planet Earth at 11 km 7 miles) below sea level, is an inhospitable place and almost inaccessible to humanity. But it's not inaccessible to the garbage left by humans.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Japan,Environment/Wildlife
Activists create surf wax formula to neutralize ocean acidification
Sydney, Dec 10 (IANS) Australian environmental activists said on Tuesday that they have developed a surf wax formula that helps neutralize ocean acidification.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
BHU professor attacked for supporting Muslim colleague
Varanasi, Dec 10 (IANS) A Sanskrit professor at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) here has been allegedly attacked by students for supporting his Muslim colleague, Feroz Khan, whose appointment to the department as assistant professor had sent students on protests since the past one month.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
List of business in LS
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Tuesday List of Business in the Lok Sabha includes a discussion on the plight of farmers, and two Bills will be moved for consideration and passing.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Democrats present basics of Trump impeachment case
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) The legal team of the Democrats in the US House of Representatives presented what it considers to be the "ABC's" -- abuse of power, betraying the national interest and election corruption -- in the impeachment case against President Donald Trump.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
UP police escorts for women travelling alone at night
Lucknow, Dec 10 (IANS) Police Response Vehicles (PRV) in Uttar Pradesh will now escort unaccompanied women to their destination between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
N.Korea warns Trump to stop 'abusive language' against Kim
Pyongyang/Seoul, Dec 10 (IANS) North Korea has warned US President Donald Trump to stop "abusive language" that may offend its leader Kim Jong-un, Pyongyang's state media reported.
2019-12-10
Category: International, North Korea,Politics
Bike-borne miscreants loot 50 kg onion
Gorakhpur, Dec 10 (IANS) Two miscreants on a bike allegedly looted 50 kg of onions from a rickshaw puller in Uttar Pradesh's Gorakhpur district.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Wasn't doing justice to myself and the team: Hardik Pandya
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Love him or hate him, you cannot ignore the fact that India all-rounder Hardik Pandya is one of the most selfless cricketers in the circuit today. It isn't easy for a sportsperson to take the call of going under the knife. But then, for Hardik, there was no other solution as delaying the inevitable could have seen his team miss his services in the all-important World T20 slated to be held in less than an year in Australia. As he undergoes rehabilitation after a successful back surgery, Hardik wants to stay mentally healthy and patient as he feels cricket is in his blood and won't take him long to put on his A-game on the pitch.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Rohingya await justice as UN court begins hearing genocide allegations
Dhaka, Dec 10 (IANS) Rohingya refugees living in Bangladesh camps were awaiting to get justice as a top UN court is slated to begin a three-day hearing on Tuesday of a lawsuit accusing Myanmar of genocide of the Muslim minority community.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Bangladesh,Politics
Senior US officials misled public on Afghan war: Report
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) Senior US officials had misled the American public about the war in Afghanistan by consistently painting a rosier picture, The Washington Post said in a report, citing exclusively obtained confidential documents.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
Sydney firefighting headquarters evacuated due to heavy smoke
Sydney, Dec 10 (IANS) The New South Wales Rural Firefighting Service (NSW RFS) headquarters, located in Sydney's West, was evacuated on Tuesday as heavy smoke from nearby bushfires wreaked havoc with the building's alarm systems.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Deal reached on eastern Ukraine ceasefire by year-end
Paris, Dec 10 (IANS) Ukraine and Russia have agreed on a full and comprehensive implementation of a ceasefire in eastern Ukraine before the end of 2019, the leaders of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany announced here.
2019-12-10
Category: International, France,Politics
Andreescu wins Canada's athlete of the year award
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) US Open champion Bianca Andreescu has become the first tennis player to win Canada's athlete of the year award.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
Flamengo striker Barbosa wins Brazil's Golden Ball
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 10 (IANS) Inter Milan loanee Gabriel Barbosa has won the Golden Ball for the best player in Brazil's 2019 Serie A championship.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Bilawal optimistic 'Zardari will get bail'
Islamabad, Dec 10 (IANS) Pakistan People's Party (PPP) Chair Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has said that doctors have prepared a medical report of his father and former President Asif Ali Zardari, which will be submitted in court on Wednesday to obtain his bail.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Pakistan,International
165,000 people affected with AIDS in Pakistan
Islamabad, Dec 10 (IANS) The number of HIV/AIDS patients in Pakistan currently stands at 165,000, the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP) said, adding that 9,565 new cases were detected this year.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Kevin Hart: Nothing in life is guaranteed
Los Cabos (Mexico), Dec 10 (IANS) Kevin Hart found a new meaning to life after the horrific car accident earlier this year, which left him hospitalised. The actor-comedian says he has realised that nothing in life is guaranteed, and that makes him stay "more present" for his family and friends.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Mexico,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Karnataka votes for stability, rejects opportunistic politics
Bengaluru, Dec 10 (IANS) The landslide victory of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Karnataka's 15 Assembly by-elections proved that the electorate voted for stability and rejected the opportunistic politics of the Congress and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) in the southern state, a party official has said.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Afghan stability vital for region's economic progress: Qureshi
Islamabad, Dec 10 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has highlighted the need for achieving the goal of a secure and stable Afghanistan for the economic progress and prosperity of the entire region, a Foreign Office (FO) statement said here.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Pakistan,International
No signs of life after New Zealand volcanic eruption: PM
Wellington, Dec 10 (IANS) New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern confirmed on Tuesday that "no signs of life have been seen at any point" after helicopters and aircraft have undertaken a number of aerial reconnaissance flights over the island since a volcanic eruption.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Tom Holland in awe of Will Smith
Los Angeles, Dec 10 (IANS) Actor Tom Holland admires his "Spies In Disguise" co-star Will Smith, and says he brings enthusiasm and effervescent energy to his onscreen avatars.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Pompeo meets with Egyptian FM over regional issues
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry over bilateral ties and regional issues.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
Iraq, US agree on peaceful response to protests in Iraq
Baghdad, Dec 10 (IANS) Iraqi President Barham Salih and US Vice President Mike Pence have agreed that the ongoing protests in Iraq should be tackled without external interference.
2019-12-10
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Chrissy Teigen not sure if she's better or worse because of fame
Los Angeles, Dec 10 (IANS) Supermodel Chrissy Teigen has mixed views about her fame.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Report finds no political bias behind FBI's probe of Trump
Washington, Dec 10 (IANS) The FBI's decision in 2016 to open an investigation into suspected Russian meddling in the elections was not driven by political bias, but agents made "fundamental and serious errors" in surveillance of one of Donald Trump's advisers, according to a report released by the Department of Justice.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
UN chief urges donors to boost emergency response fund pledges
United Nations, Dec 10 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged donors to provide more support to the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) at a high-level pledging event.
2019-12-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
PM Modi lauds Shah after LS passes Citizenship (Amendment) Bill
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed delight over the passage of the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019 in the Lok Sabha and lauded Home Minister Amit Shah's efforts in the same.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Equity flows slip 78 pc in November
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Net inflows into equity mutual funds dipped sharply to multi-year lows in November as on one hand, outflows from credit risk funds continued, while inflows into equity funds fell as much as 85 per cent.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CGST falls short of budget estimate by 40pc in April-Nov
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Central GST collection fell short of the budged estimate by nearly 40 per cent during the April-November period of 2019-20, according to the data presented in the Parliament.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
PSBs post Rs 3,221 cr profits in H1: Mos Finance
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Public sector Banks (PSBs) have returned to profitability in 2019-20, posting an aggregate profit of Rs 3,221 crore in the first half ending September, Minister of State for Finance Anurag Singh Thakur said in the Parliament.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
LS burns midnight oil to pass Citizenship (Amendment) Bill
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2019, which seeks to give Indian citizenship to non-Muslim refugees from Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan, was passed in the Lok Sabha on Monday midnight though it was vehemently opposed by the major opposition parties which described it as "anti-Muslim".
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Dilip Kumar's warm note for 'choti behen' Lata Mangeshkar
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) Bollywood legend Dilip Kumar has tweeted a warm message for "choti behen" Lata Mangeshkar, expressing joy at her release from hospital.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Big Bout IBL: Mumbai climb to 4th spot with win over Bengaluru
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Bombay Bullets claimed an important 5-2 victory over Bengaluru Brawlers in a high-voltage clash in Big Bout Indian Boxing League at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium Complex here tonight. It was the first win in two matches for the Bombay Bullets while the Brawlers faced their third successive defeat in the Boxing Federation of India-approved league.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Tariff hikes can double EBIDTA of telcos : Crisil
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Tariff hikes can double EBITDA of telcos and sustainability of hikes and funding of adjusted gross revenue (AGR)-related dues are the key monitorables, said rating agency Crisil.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Citizenship Bill sails through Lok Sabha
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 after a six-hour long debate which saw a fiery speech by Union Home Minister Amit Shah defending the controversial Bill.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mahindra quotes couplet, Twitterati question it's attribution to Gulzar
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) Industrialist Anand Mahindra was caught on the wrong foot on Monday after he "wrongly" attributed a couplet to Bollywood icon Gulzar, with several Twitter users questioning if the latter had penned it.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
MVA trounces BJP in Parli village bypoll
Mumbai, Dec 10 (IANS) The ruling Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress' Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) candidate defeated the Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) nominee in its first poll win in the state from Parli in Beed.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
NEET aspirants from Kashmir can now apply offline
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) With the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test-UnderGraduate (NEET) aspirants in Kashmir facing problems in applying for test online, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced that the aspirants from Kashmir can now apply offline for the test.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
BJP workers attacked with rods, bottles in Kolkata
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) Three BJP workers were attacked with iron rods and bottles by miscreants allegedly backed by Trinamool Congress, causing head injury to one of the victims, eye-witnesses said.
2019-12-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Father stabs girl repeatedly for marrying without his consent
Kolkata, Dec 10 (IANS) A man allegedly stabbed his daughter in West Bengal's 24 North Parganas district multiple times with a sharp weapon at her in-law's place for marrying without his permission, the police and family members said on Monday.
2019-12-10
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC refuses to stay election case against DMK's Kanimozhi
New Delhi, Dec 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday refused to stay the election proceedings, allegedly for failing to provide information, against DMK MP Kanimozhi Karunanidhi, initiated at the instance of an individual voter in the Madras High Court.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Twitterati praise Dhoni as he croons old movie song
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Sports journalist and author Boria Majumdar on Monday posted a clipping of former Team India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni crooning the opening lines of the famous Bollywood classic song 'Main Pal Do Pal Ka Shayar Hoon', with Twitterati praising the cricketer.
2019-12-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Bengal govt starts selling onion from ration shops
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) With onion prices continuing to bring tears to the eyes of common people, the West Bengal government on Monday started selling the bulb at ration shops here and adjacent districts at heavily subsidised rates.
2019-12-09
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Dec event to showcase the best of Kashmir in Delhi
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Art and culture aficionados in Delhi can look forward to enjoying the winter chill, courtesy an elaborate spread of all things Kashmiri at the Urooj-e-Kashmir event.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
I-League: Aizawl grab last gasp winner to beat spirited Arrows
Goa, Dec 9 (IANS) Aizawl FC overcame a spirited young Indian Arrows to register their first win of the I-League at the Tilak Maidan here on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Bothered by big businesses killing another company: Ratan Tata
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Ratan Naval Tata, the Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons and Chairman of Tata Trusts, has said that he has always been bothered by big businesses and corporations killing another organisation.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
Delhi fire victims' kin bemoan long waiting for claiming bodies
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) A huge crowd had gathered outside LNJP Hospital's mortuary, here on Monday, to claim bodies of their kin killed (43 people) in a fire at a factory in Anaj Mandi area of West Delhi on Sunday morning.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rohingyas will never be accepted as Indian citizens: Shah
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah said in the Lok Sabha on Monday that the Centre will never touch Article 371 and that Rohingyas will never be accepted as citizens of India.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC judge recuses from St Stephen College case
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) In a matter connected with St Stephen's College, Justice D.Y. Chandrachud of the Supreme Court on Monday recused himself from the hearing, stating he graduated from the college in 1979.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
BJP workers, supporters revel in bypoll victory
Bengaluru, Dec 9 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers and supporters broke into dance and song in several winning constituencies on Monday, following the party bagging 12 seats in the by-elections to 15 seats held on December 5.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Form joint front against CAB, NRC: Mamata
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) On a day the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) was tabled in the Lok Sabha, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday hardened her opposition to the legislation, urging everyone to form a joint front on the issue and averred that not a single citizen would have to leave the country.
2019-12-09
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Citizenship Bill anti-Muslim: Owaisi
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) faced criticism from All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi who tore a copy of the draft legislation in the Lok Sabh on Monday calling it "arbitrary in nature" and "against the Muslim community".
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
Youngest PM Marin earlier posted baby-bump pics on social media
Helsinki, Dec 9 (IANS) At 34, she has earned the distinction of becoming the world's youngest Prime Minister. And Sanna Marin is one politician who will certainly appeal to the millennial 'Instagram generation', a media report said.
2019-12-09
Category: International, Finland,National
Dog riding pillion photobombs film show's shooting
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) A dog riding pillion on a scooter photobombed the shooting of a film show on the go probably in Mumbai, going viral on the social media and amusing the Twitterati.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
Democrats, Republicans face off as impeachment nears final phase
New York, Dec 9 (IANS) Republicans and Democrat faced off on Monday over the allegations against President Donald Trump at the core of the impeachment process, which is nearing the final phase, and its legitimacy.
2019-12-09
Category: International, United States,Politics
Bids invited for air links to 3 unserved Andamans airports
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) To boost tourism in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands, the Centre has invited bids to provide flight services to three unserved airports in the region under the fourth round of the regional air connectivity -- Udan -- scheme.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bahuguna-Rawat meeting sparks speculations in Uttarakhand
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) In a surprising development that could portend major political upheaval in Uttarakhand, two former Chief Ministers Vijay Bahuguna and Harish Rawat met at an undisclosed location here on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ISL: Jamshedpur steal a point from Chennaiyin
Jamshedpur, Dec 9 (IANS) Jamshedpur FC and Chennaiyin FC had to settle for a point each at the end of a thrilling Indian Super League encounter which ended 1-1 at the JRD Tata Sports Complex here on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Football
'Facebook clears dozens of Islamophobic posts'
London, Dec 9 (IANS) Facebook has reportedly cleared dozens of Islamophobic posts despite being flagged by an investigation by the Guardian that these posts are being used as part of a coordinated scheme profiting from hate and disinformation.
2019-12-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
NSE launches interest rate options on govt bonds
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) Stock exchange major NSE has launched interest rate options on 10-year government bonds to provide institutional investors ability to manage risk through a non-linear product.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Onion stock limit for retailers lowered to 2 tonnes
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) In the battle to check surging onion prices, the government here on Monday further revised the stock holding limits for retailers from 5 tonnes to 2 tonnes, but kept it unchanged at 25 tonnes for wholesalers.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Olympics of poor: Stage for South Asia's sporting development
Kathmandu, Dec 9 (IANS) Lying in a hospital bed in Nepals capital, a Bangladeshi athlete desperately pled his coach to take him back to contest the 400m dash he had dreamed about winning.
2019-12-09
Category: International, Nepal,Sports,Other Sports
India end SAG campaign in wrestling with 14 gold medals
Kathmandu, Dec 9 (IANS) Gaurav Baliyan and Anita Sheoran registered comfortable victories to bag gold as India completed a perfect record on the final day of the wrestling competition at the 13th South Asian Games here on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: International, Nepal,Sports,Other Sports
SAG 2019: Bala Devi brace powers India to 3rd straight gold
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Indian womens team won its third consecutive gold medal at the South Asian Games after beating Nepal 2-0 in the summit clash in Pokhara, Nepal, on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Football Delhi holds its first awards night
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) In its bid to make Delhi and NCR a vibrant football-playing region, Football Delhi, while taking various initiatives to develop the sport, organised the much-awaited awards night for the first time here on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Romanian held in Delhi in Kolkata ATM fraud case
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) Making its first arrest in the sensational serial ATM fraud cases involving bank accounts of Kolkata customers, the Kolkata police on Monday apprehended a Romanian national from Delhi's Greater Kailash area, an officer said on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Thane police crack 'suitcase murder' case in 30 hrs
Thane (Maharashtra), Dec 9 (IANS) The Thane Police on Monday arrested one person in connection with the 'suitcase murder' case of a young woman that stunned the city on Sunday, barely a day after Mumbai Police cracked a similar sensational case of the killing of a Santacruz musician.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sellers set their prices on their own: Amazon India (Lead with corrections)
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Dismissing allegations of deep discounting and predatory pricing, a top Amazon India executive on Monday asserted that sellers set their prices independently and the platform follows government rules very carefully in the country.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
House takes up CAB amid BJP-Cong clash over its competence
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Taking on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Lok Sabha here on Monday, the Congress said the two-nation theory was first mooted by Hindutva ideologue and Sangh leader V.D. Savarkar in 1935.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
SC bench to hear petitions against revocation of Art 370
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court is slated to begin hearing on Tuesday on a clutch of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the revocation of the provisions of Article 370. The Article granted special status to the erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sellers set the prices on their own: Amazon India
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Dismissing allegations of deep discounting and predatory pricing, a top Amazon India executive on Monday asserted that sellers set their prices independently and the platform follows government rules very carefully in the country.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Maxwell plans tell-all interview to defend Andrew (Lead with corrected headline)
London, Dec 9 (IANS) British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, accused of procuring young girls for billionaire paedophile Jeffrey Epstein and even participating in the abuse, is getting ready for a "tell-all" TV interview to defend their pal Prince Andrew, a media report said.
2019-12-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Human Interest/Society
Waning faith in system dangerous for nation: Hazare
Ahmednagar, Dec 9 (IANS) Expressing concerns over delays in punishment in rape cases, veteran social crusader Kisan Baburao alias Anna Hazare here on Monday said no rapist had been hanged since August 14, 2005 in West Bengal and 426 convicts were awaiting the hangman's noose.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
SC notices to states on Food Act implementation
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) "Nobody wants to keep anybody hungry," said the Supreme Court on Monday issuing notices to states on implementation of the grievance redressal mechanism under the National Food Security Act.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bharat Bond ETF to open on Dec 12
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The government's first debt ETF -- Bharat Bond ETF -- will be operational as it is set to open on December 12 where several PSUs will raise funds through this instrument.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Twitterati praise Dhoni as he croons old movie song
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Sports journalist and author Boria Majumdar on Monday posted a clipping of former Team India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni crooning the opening lines of famous Bollywood classic song 'Main Pal Do Pal Ka Shayar Hoon', with Twitterati praising the cricketer.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
Imran party supporters call for Sharif's death in London
London/Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) A group of supporters of Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) party held a protest outside the London residence of ailing former PM Nawaz Sharif and called for his death by shooting.
2019-12-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
Jaipur Lit Fest 2020 unveils its list of speakers
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The 13th edition of what is arguably one of the biggest literary events in the world will take place between January 23 and 27, 2020, in Jaipur. Returning to its customary home, the Diggi Palace Hotel, the line-up is a veritable power-house of speakers.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Form full-bench to review Ayodhya verdict: 40 petitioners
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) A group of 40 historians, academics and activists, including Irfan Habib, Harsh Mander, Nandini Sundar, Shabnam Hashmi and Akar Patel, has moved the Supreme Court seeking a full-bench review of its November 9 judgement in Ayodhya title dispute.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
AIMIM's Asaduddin Owaisi tears Citizenship Bill in LS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday tore the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill in the Lok Sabha while participating in a debate, calling it "arbitrary in nature" and "against the Muslim community".
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
PETA awards Dino Morea, Ketan Kadam for e-carriage initiative
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has presented entrepreneur Ketan Kadam and actor Dino Morea with its Innovative Business Award for bringing e-carriages to Mumbai through their electronic, battery-driven carriages business, UBO Ridez.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife
After defeat, Dinesh Gundu Rao resigns as KPCC president
Bengaluru, Dec 9 (IANS) Karnataka Congress chief Dinesh Gundu Rao on Monday tendered his resignation to the party chief Sonia Gandhi, after the party suffered a massive defeat in the by-elections.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Goa eyes events, New Year to boost tourist arrival
Panaji, Dec 9 (IANS) Arrival of foreign tourists in Goa had declined 30 per cent, but upcoming music events, like the Sunburn Klassique scheduled later this month, could help improve the scenario, said Jack Sequeira, secretary of the Travel and Tourism Association, here on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
'EXIM Bank looking to disburse $6-7 bn in project export finance'
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) EXIM Bank of India has a huge fund corpus of $ 6-7 billion waiting to be disbursed for project exports finance and the next fiscal is likely to see an uptick in disbursements, David Rasquinha, Managing Director & CEO EXIM Bank of India said on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bugatha, Parul to lead Indian challenge in TSK 25K run
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) Tata Steel Kolkata 25K will see a 25-member strong Indian contingent fighting it out for the top spot with Srinu Bugatha and Parul Chaudhary leading the charge in the only IAAF accredited Silver Label race at this unique distance.
2019-12-09
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
10 Indians killed serving in UN operations: Shripad Naik
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) A total of 10 Indian personnel have laid down their lives while serving in the UN Peacekeeping Operations in the last five years, Minister of State (Defence) Shripad Naik said on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
Probe involving ex-CBI boss is almost complete: Centre
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The CBI on Monday informed the Supreme Court the investigation involving its former director Ranjit Sinha for allegedly adversely intervening to botch up the probe into coal block allocation scam is almost complete.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
One Romanian held in Delhi in Kolkata ATM fraud case
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) One Romanian national was arrested in Delhi's Geater Kailash area on Monday for his alleged involvement in the series of fraudulent ATM withdrawal cases from the bank accounts of Kolkata residents, a police officer said on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Total govt liabilities rise to Rs 91 lakh crore for Q2
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Centre's total liabilities including those under the 'public account' increased to Rs 91.01 lakh crore at end-September from Rs 88.18 lakh crore at end-June this year, official data on public debt showed on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Steps on to create conducive investment environment: CEA
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Terming the current slowdown more cyclical than structural in nature, Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Krishnamurthy Subramanian said, here on Monday, the government had been taking steps, like the corporate tax rate cut, which were aimed at creating more favourable investment and growth environment.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
Manipur will be brought under ILP regime: HM
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday declared that Manipur would be brought under the Inner Line Permit (ILP) regime and with that the problems of all the northeastern states would be taken care of as mentioned in the Citizenship Bill.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
WADA ban on Russia evokes funny responses on Twitter
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) As Russia was handed a four-year ban from all major sporting events by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Friday, the issue trended on Twitter with #Russia garnering 9,701 tweets.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
K'taka bypolls: BJP wins 12, Congress 2, JD(S) 0 (6th Lead)
Bengaluru, Dec 9 (IANS) In a near sweep, a resurgent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 12 seats, while the Congress managed just 2 and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) faced total rout in Karnataka's by-elections for 15 Assembly seats held on December 5, an official said on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
K'taka results vindicate local TV channels' poll figures
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Apart from Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yeddiurappa, the bypoll results on Monday are giving local channels a chance to cheer too.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mubeen Shah detention revoked permanently: J&K govt to SC
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Monday informed the Supreme Court that it has permanently revoked the detention order of Mubeen Shah, a Non Resident Indian businessman detained after the abrogation of Article 370.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
President Kovind recognises old friend, meets after 12 years
Bhubaneswar, Dec 9 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind met his old MP friend from Odisha after a long gap of 12 years during the valedictory ceremony of the platinum jubilee celebration of Utkal University on Sunday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
'Marriage Story' leads nominations at Golden Globes
Los Angeles, Dec 9 (IANS) The Scarlett Johansson-starrer "Marriage Story" dominates the film nominations list at the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards with six nods, followed by Martin Scorsese's "The Irishman" and Quentin Tarantino's "Once Upon a Time in Hollywood", starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, with five nominations each.
2019-12-09
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Pak FM boycotts Indian Minister's speech at Istanbul meet
Istanbul, Dec 9 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Monday boycotted the speech by Indian Minister V.K Singh over Kashmir at the Heart of Asia Conference here.
2019-12-09
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy
Machine learning can create meaningful conversations on death
New York, Dec 9 (IANS) Researchers at University of Vermont have used machine learning and natural language processing (NLP) to better understand conversations about death, which could eventually help doctors improve their end-of-life communication.
2019-12-09
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
AR Rahman to compose anthem for global climate change initiative
Los Angeles, Dec 9 (IANS) India's Oscar-winning music maestro AR Rahman is pitching in with a creative contribution for Hollywood music veteran and humanitarian Ken Kragen's climate change effort. Rahman, along with a team of international composers, will create a track titled "Hand in hand" for the initiative.
2019-12-09
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
BJP's 12 winners to be made ministers, says Yediyurappa
Bengaluru, Dec 9 (IANS) Buoyed by a landslide victory in 12 of the 15 Assembly by-elections held on December 5, an elated Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday declared that all the winning party candidates would be made ministers in the ensuing cabinet expansion soon.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Walmart has 'good' dialogue with govt on policy, talks to continue
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Amidst policy interventions by the government on FDI norms of e-commerce companies and continuing protests by the CAIT, an association of offline retailers, over alleged violation of regulations by the online platforms, an official with retail giant Walmart said on Monday that the company has had a "good" dialogue with the government and will continue its talks with Centre.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
US expert to deliver Gill memorial lecture
Chandigarh, Dec 9 (IANS) Punjab Police is organising the second K.P.S. Gill Memorial Lecture, to be delivered by leading US expert on Internal Security and Counter Terrorism, on Wednesday at the Indian School of Business in Mohali, near here.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Punjab,National,Defence/Security
People can self-generate their own misinformation
New York, Dec 9 (IANS) Do not blame partisan news outlets and political blogs for feeding you fake news as there's another surprising source of misinformation on controversial topics -- it is you.
2019-12-09
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion
Abhay assumes charge as new Odisha DGP
Bhubaneswar, Dec 9 (IANS) Senior IPS officer Abhay assumed charge as the Director General of Police (DGP) of Odisha police force on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Rishabh, Urvashi corner glory in SFA swimming
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) Rishabh Pillai of Father Agnel School, Vashi, and Urvashi Bharia of DPS, Nerul, stole the limelight in the swimming events of Sports For All (SFA) here on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Hero MotoCorp two-wheelers' prices to be hiked from Jan 1
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp will raise ex-showroom prices of motorcycles and scooters from January 1, 2020.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Delhi govt to send fire victims' bodies home
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Delhi government has made arrangements to send the Sunday fire tragedy victims bodies to their native places.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SBI operations hit for an hour due to tech glitch
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Operations of the State Bank of India were halted for over an hour on Monday after the weekend core banking system upgrade threw up glitches. The ATM operations were also affected.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Technology
Govt will expose politician-gangster nexus: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Dec 9 (IANS) Refusing to be cowed by the Akali theatrics over the inquiry ordered by him in the wake of politician-gangster nexus, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday said he would not succumb to such cheap pressure tactics.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Soha Ali Khan: Watching Inaaya grow is scary, exciting
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan says watching her two-year-old daughter Inaaya Naumi Kemmu grow is scary as well as exciting, adding that she is at an age where she is absorbing everything and repeating things.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Vodafone fastest 4G network in Delhi-NCR: Ookla
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Telecom operator Vodafone is the fastest 4G network in the Delhi-NCR region with its download speeds being higher than other operators in the July-September 2019 period, US-based broadband speed tester Ookla said on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Man detained for trying to enter Parliament
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Delhi Police on Monday detained a city-based man for trying to enter the Parliament Central Library by masquerading as a sitting MP, officials said.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
'Kung Fu Panda' director John Stevenson is open to working in India
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Oscar-nominated filmmaker and veteran animator John Stevenson, who is best known for his films "Kung Fu Panda" and "Sherlock Gnomes", is interested in expanding his animation creativity in India.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Steve Smith bats for Boxing Day Test at MCG
Perth, Dec 9 (IANS) Australia batsman Steve Smith believes the Boxing Day Test against New Zealand starting December 26 will be played on a safe pitch at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), saying the historic ground should not lose a great game of Test cricket.
2019-12-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
'Naagin 4' launch: Nia, Jasmin raise glam quotient
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) Actresses Nia Sharma and Jasmin Bhasin on Monday made heads turn with their glamorous appearance at the launch event of the upcoming TV show "Naagin 4".
2019-12-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Thai Navy takes note of Myanmar acquiring Indian sub
Bangkok/New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Thailand has taken note of a submarine acquired by Myanmar from India and the Royal Thai Navy is preparing to deal with the "new situation".
2019-12-09
Category: International, Thailand,Defence/Security
Kriti Sanon: Would love to be a part of 'Satte Pe Satta' remake
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) Actress Kriti Sanon says she would love to be a part of the "Satte Pe Satta" remake, which is reportedly being directed by Farah Khan. However, although there are unconfirmed reports in the media that Kriti is slated to play Ranjeeta Kaur's role from the 1982 original, she adds that she has not been approached for the film yet.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BJP MP leads tribals' protest, to meet PM on Tuesday
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Thousands of tribals, who reached the national capital in four fully-packed trains from Telangana, showed their solidarity at the Ramlila Maidan here on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
No rapist hanged after 2005, says Anna Hazare
Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Dec 9 (IANS) Expressing concerns over delays in meting out punishment in rape cases, veteran social crusader Kisan Baburao alias Anna Hazare on Monday said that the last time a rapist-cum-murderer was hanged was on Aug. 14, 2005 in West Bengal.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Epstein plans tell-all interview to defend Andrew
London, Dec 9 (IANS) British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, accused of procuring young girls for billionaire paedophile Jeffrey Epstein and even participating in the abuse, is getting ready for a "tell-all" TV interview to defend their pal Prince Andrew, a media report said.
2019-12-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Human Interest/Society
Walmart apologises as adults-only sweater sparks heat
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Walmart Inc has apologised after an adults-only Christmas sweater appeared on its Canadian website that depicted Santa with cocaine, a media report said.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
Multi-millionaire, builder off to complete work at hand
London, Dec 9 (IANS) It is not everyday that you have a multi-millionaire working for you as a builder. But those who had hired the services of builder Steve Thomson must be among such lucky few.
2019-12-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Human Interest/Society
ITPCL reports 82% PLF, may turn profitable soon
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) IL&FS Tamil Nadu Power Company (ITPCL) recorded an all-time high plant load factor (PLF) of 82 per cent in the 8 months of this financial year.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
US without Trump could yield climate goals: America's Pledge
Madrid, Dec 9 (IANS) In the wake of President Trump's pulling the US out of the Paris Climate Change Agreement, America's Pledge, an initiative of former New York City Mayor R. Bloomberg, on Monday said expanded bottom-up action could yield 37 per cent reduction in US greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.
2019-12-09
Category: International, Spain,Environment/Wildlife
Transition to being ex-player happened long back for Yuvi, says mother
Gurugram, Dec 9 (IANS) A year may not have passed since Yuvraj Singh officially retired from international cricket, but the transition into being an ex-player truly happened a long time back for him, says mother Shabnam Singh.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Haryana,Sports,Cricket
Puducherry CM gifts onions to women party workers
Puducherry, Dec 9 (IANS) Puducherry Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy on Monday gifted onions to Congress' women workers as part of the birthday celebrations of interim party President Sonia Gandhi.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Pondicherry,National
Panipat row: Protests in Jaipur, Bharatpur, Bikaner
Jaipur, Dec 9 (IANS) The protest against film Panipat for portraying king Surajmal in bad light escalated when protesters smashed window glasses of the Inox cinema hall here on Monday. Also, the show at Raj Mandir, the renowned cinema hall, was cancelled.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
SC seeks all Delhi HC orders on lawyer-cop clashes
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought all orders passed by the Delhi High Court on the PIL for action against cops who staged protest at the Delhi Police headquarters following the lawyers-police clash at Tis Hazari court complex and other court complexes.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
New photo of Epstein, Maxwell, Weinstein at royal party emerges
London, Dec 9 (IANS) A photograph showing billionaire paedophile Jeffrey Epstein, his alleged pimp Ghislaine Maxwell and disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein at Princess Beatrice's 18th birthday party in 2006 has emerged.
2019-12-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
'Kung Fu Panda' director John Stevenson is open to working in India
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Oscar-nominated filmmaker and veteran animator John Stevenson, who is best known for his films "Kung Fu Panda" and "Sherlock Gnomes", is interested to expanding his animation creativity in India.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Sellers set their prices, we don't interfere: Amazon India
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Discarding allegations of deep discounting and predatory pricing, a top Amazon India executive on Monday asserted that sellers set their prices independently and the platform follows government rules very carefully in the country.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,National,Technology
Four arrested in gang-rape of woman in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Dec 9 (IANS) Four persons have been arrested in connection with the alleged gang-rape of a woman in Sambalpur, police said on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shilpa Shetty is all praise for Shiamak Davar
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty recently attended the dance show, "Winter Funk", which was hosted by choreographer Shiamak Davars academy.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Riyadh ends rule on separate entrances for men, women
Riyadh, Dec 9 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has done away with its rule that entailed separate entrances for single men as well as women and families at restaurants, a media report said.
2019-12-09
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Immigration/Law/Rights
Follow Paris climate process: Javadekar (Interview)
Madrid, Dec 9 (IANS) Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar said on Monday the world should focus on achieving climate targets as per the 2015 Paris Agreement and not botch up new issues.
2019-12-09
Category: International, Spain,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Electricity futures may become a reality next fiscal
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) After prolonged delays, India may soon open derivatives market for the power sector allowing both power generators and consumers to enter into futures contract and use it as a new hedging tool to mitigate price volatility and other associated risks.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ranji Trophy: Uthappa and all-round Rex Singh steal show (Roundup)
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Former India international Robin Uthappa's century followed by Ponnam Rahul's 97-run knock handed Kerala an upper hand against Delhi in their Ranji Trophy Elite Group C tie as the hosts were 276/3 at the end of the first day at the St Xavier's College Ground in Thiruvananthapuram on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Hala': Awed by cliched trappings of a cultural diaspora (Reviews; Rating: * *)
"Hala" (Apple original film); Cast: Geraldine Vishwanathan, Purbi Joshi, Azad Khan; Direction: Minhal Baig; Rating: * * (two stars)
2019-12-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Lot to speak about: Woman gets tongue made from arm skin
London, Dec 9 (IANS) A woman whose tongue was removed during treatment of cancer has got a new one. It is made from skin and tissues taken from her arm, a media report said.
2019-12-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Amid J'khand polls, BJP MP organises tribals' rally
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Amid Jharkhand Assembly elections, the BJP is going all out to woo tribals in a state with 26% of the tribal population. In New Delhi's Ram Lila ground, a BJP MP organised 'Adivasi Astitva Garjana', on Monday. It was a congregation with an eye on tribals living across India.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Huawei set to bring HarmongOS to its smartphones in 2020
Beijing, Dec 9 (IANS) Chinese conglomerate Huawei's President Wang Chenglu has revealed that the company is all set to bring its custom-made operating system 'HarmonyOS' to its smartphones range in 2020.
2019-12-09
Category: International, China,Technology
China tells state offices to junk foreign hardware, software
Beijing, Dec 9 (IANS) In first such retaliation against the Donald Trump government as the two largest economies in the world are currently locked in a long-running trade dispute, China has ordered all state offices to get rid of foreign hardware and software in the next three years -- a move that would hit top US companies like Microsoft, Dell and HP hard.
2019-12-09
Category: International, China,Technology
25% SMBs in South India experienced security breach
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 9 (IANS) Recovering data and maintaining business continuity is among the topmost challenges for small and medium businesses (SMBs) in South India, as 25 per cent SMBs surveyed in the region said they had experienced a security breach, according to Microsoft.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Kerala,National,Defence/Security,Technology
Mamata visits Kolkata market, enquire about onion price
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday visited a prominent south Kolkata market and quizzed the vegetable seller and stockist about the exorbitant price of onions, now being sold between Rs 130 and Rs 140 a kilogram to retail customers.
2019-12-09
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Ajit Pawar, Fadnavis meet first time after Maha fiasco
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party leader Ajit Pawar met Bharatiya Janata Party's leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis for the first time after their 80-hour, two-men government crashed last month.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
29 sex workers rescued from spa, saloon in Kolkata; 30 held
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) Thirty persons, including brothel managers, pimps and customers, were arrested after 29 sex workers were rescued by the Kolkata Police during simultaneous raids at two beauty parlours and two other premises in the city, an officer said on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hats off to KCR, says Andhra CM on encounter
Amaravati, Dec 9 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday hailed his Telangana counterpart K. Chandrashekhar Rao and police officers of that state for the killing of four accused of a woman veterinarian's gang-rape and murder case.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
DJ Bravo: Must confess, I am a huge SRK fan
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) West Indies cricketer-turned-musician Dwayne John Bravo -- aka DJ Bravo -- who is in India for a multi-city musical tour with his Champion team and for his new track "The Chamiya Song" says that he cannot wait to collaborate with Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, and shares insight on how Indian and Caribbean cultures are similar and diverse in nature at the same time.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Parliament passes Bill for breaking ships in safe manner
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha on Monday passed the Recycling of Ships Bill, 2019 that seeks to restrict the use of hazardous materials on ships and provide safety cover to workers.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
My biopic must inspire girl child, parents: Durga Shakti Nagpal
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Happy, but not too surprised is the candid response from the feisty IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal when queried about the announcement of a biopic based on her uncompromising stance in the line of duty.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
China to lead the world in 5G scale: Qualcomm president
Maui (US), Dec 9 (IANS) China will lead the world in the 5G scale and Qualcomm expects to increase business with China in the 5G transition, Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon has said.
2019-12-09
Category: India, United Nation,Technology
LS passes Bill to decrease number of licensed firearms
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Monday passed with voice vote a Bill on rationalising and facilitating the licensing procedures for use of firearms by individuals as well as to curb crimes committed by using illegal firearms and to provide effective deterrence against violation of law.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
Delhi building belonged to AAP worker: Tiwari
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) A day after 43 people died in a massive fire in the national's capital Rani Jhansi Road area, Delhi BJP Chief Manoj Tiwari on Monday claimed that the owner of the building was associated with the ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
JNU students lathi-charged, march to Rashtrapati Bhavan foiled (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Hundreds of JNU students attempting to march towards Rashtrapati Bhawan over the fee hike issue were lathi-charged by police for the second time in the day on Monday as they scuffled with police when JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh was pushed off a police Gypsy vehicle.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
SBI cuts lending rate by 10 bps to 7.90%
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday announced a 10 basis points cut in one-year marginal cost of funds-based lending rate (MCLR), effective from December 10. It will bring SBI's one-year MCLR down to 7.90 per cent from 8 per cent.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
SC allows construction in Delhi-NCR during day
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday partially lifted the ban on construction activities in Delhi-NCR. The apex court gave its nod to the construction activities between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. The 12-hour permission is based on the recommendations by the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB).
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
DU ad-hoc teachers hold march to demand absorption
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Thousands of Delhi University teachers on Monday held a massive march in the city to demand that ad-hoc teachers be regularised, and threatened to intensify their movement if their demand was not acceded to.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Vistara enters into codeshare agreement with Lufthansa
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Full-service carrier Vistara on Monday entered into a codeshare agreement with Lufthansa.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Delhi fire: Threats forced neighbours to keep mum
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Despite being aware of the possible threat to life and the dangerous conditions, the "corruption and fear of power" prevented neighbours from raising alarm that could possibly have averted the Anaj Mandi fire and saved lives.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
LG launches its flagship dual-screen smartphone in Japan
Seoul, Dec 9 (IANS) LG Electronics Inc. has re-entered Japan's premium smartphone market after 23 months with its flagship dual-screen handset.
2019-12-09
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
HP's anti-fraud programme seizes goods worth Rs 80 cr in 1 yr
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) HP Inc.'s Anti-Counterfeiting and Fraud (ACF) programme has seized counterfeit products worth Rs 80 crore in India in the past one year with Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR) leading the chart with products worth Rs 33.5 crore.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Gary Kirsten open to helping South Africa and add value
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) With Cricket South Africa (CSA) looking down the barrel, former opener and coach Gary Kirsten could return to help the team in a mentor's role for the series against England.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
NXP acquires Marvell's Wi-Fi, Bluetooth connectivity assets
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) NXP Semiconductors on Monday announced the completion of the acquisition of the WiFi connectivity business unit, Bluetooth technology portfolio and related assets from Marvell, another global semiconductor company, in an all-cash transaction valued at $1.76 billion.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Kerala Oppn demands ex-judge's security cover restoration
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 9 (IANS) The Congress-led Opposition in Kerala on Monday demanded immediate restoration of armed security cover of former Kerala High Court judge, Justice (retd.) B. Kemal Pasha.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
Ahead of CPI data, Sensex & Nifty end flat
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) Indian investors turned cautious on Monday ahead of consumer price index (CPI) inflation data release later this week as investors see the inflation figure as the key determinant of the future policy rates set by the RBI.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ring Road jammed after lathi-charge on JNU students
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) South Delhi on Monday witnessed massive traffic snarls as Jawaharlal Nehru University students occupied a part of Ring Road near Bhikaji Cama Place after Delhi police lathi-charged the students when they tried to deviate from the approved route.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Fratricide doesn't involve us, clarifies CRPF
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Central Reserve Police Force here on Monday said the media reports of fratricide pertained to the Chhattisgarh Armed Force (CAF) and not the CRPF.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Bowling to Lewis, Pooran helped me improve: Hayden Walsh
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 9 (IANS) West Indies leg-spinner Hayden Walsh has reminded everyone that he is not the son for former bowling great Courtney Walsh. And after an impactful show in the second T20I of the three-match series against hosts India, Hayden also reckoned he would now create an identity of his own and felt bowling to his teammates Evin Lewis and Nicholas Pooran in the nets has helped him improve.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Cricket
184 companies offered 831 jobs to IIT-M students
Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) A total of 831 job offers were made to the students of Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) by 184 companies during the first phase of campus placements.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education
Setback for Cong, Siddaramaiah in Karnataka bypolls
New Delhi/Bengaluru, Dec 9 (IANS) Former Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah who was eyeing a comeback in the by-election faced a setback with the Congress facing a rout and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) attaining a comfortable majority in the Assembly.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UP plans 218 courts to fast track cases against women, kid
Lucknow, Dec 9 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government would set up 218 fast-track courts to deal with cases related to crimes against women and children, said Law Minister Brijesh Pathak. The decision was taken by the state cabinet, here on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Two-day Heart of Asia conference begins in Istanbul
Ankara, Dec 9 (IANS) The two-day Heart of Asia - Istanbul Process, which aims to promote durable peace and stability in Afghanistan, was inaugurated in Istanbul on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy
After defeat, Dinesh Gundu Rao resigns as KPCC president
Bengaluru, Dec 9 (IANS) Karnataka Congress president Dinesh Gundu Rao on Monday tendered his resignation to the party chief Sonia Gandhi, after the party suffered a massive defeat in the by-elections.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Even one drink a day may increase cancer risk
Tokyo, Dec 9 (IANS) If you thought one-two drinks a day would not do any harm, think again. Researchers in Japan have found that even light alcohol consumption might increase the cancer risk.
2019-12-09
Category: International, Japan,Health/Medicine
New Mediterranean diet lets you eat meat without any guilt
Sydney, Dec 9 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new version of Mediterranean diet that includes meat to cater to Western tastes and also deliver health benefits.
2019-12-09
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Now, breach of privacy charges against AICF official
Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) After forgery, now the allegation of data theft and breach of privacy violating the Information Technology Act have been levelled against a senior official of the All India Chess Federation (AICF).
2019-12-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
ISI using honeytrap to target Indian Army officers: Minister
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is making efforts to use honeytrap as a tool in order to trap Indian officers in armed forces, Minister of State (Defence) Shripad Naik said on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
K'taka bypolls: BJP wins 12, Congress 2, JD-S 0 (Fifth Lead)
Bengaluru, Dec 9 (IANS) In a near sweep, a resurgent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 12 seats, while the Congress only 2 and the Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) faced total rout in Karnataka's by-elections for 15 seats held on December 5, an official said on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Delhi Police lathi charge protesting JNU students
New Delhi, Dec 9 IANS) The Delhi Police on Monday lathi charged the protesting Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students, who were marching towards the Rashtrapati Bhavan here to press for their demands.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Julia Louis-Dreyfus: Saturday Night Live had sexist work environment
Los Angeles, Dec 9 (IANS) Actress Julia Louis-Dreyfus says the environment on "Saturday Night Live" (SNL) was very sexist during her tenure.
2019-12-09
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Citizenship Bill tabled in LS amid Opposition flak (Lead, correcting hdng)
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The government on Monday introduced the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Lok Sabha despite objections raised by the Opposition, calling it "fundamentally unconstitutional" and in "violation" of Article 14 of the Constitution.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Everybody wants results, but I will give Stimac more time: Bhutia
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Sports is all about the final outcome and going by new India football coach Igor Stimac's statistics so far, he has managed the team in 9 international games and has managed just one win and four draws. While he has lost the other four games, the goal scored by India in these games stands at 9 as compared to the goals conceded - 18. But former India skipper Bhaichung Bhutia believes it is not the time to panic.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Panipat controversy: Raj CM wants Censor Board to intervene
Jaipur, Dec 9 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday took to Twitter to demand intervention of Censor Board to settle the claims made by the locals with fregard to Ashutosh Gowariker's 'Panipat'.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Another Unnao molestation victim contests UP police stand
Lucknow, Dec 9 (IANS) Unnerved by the surge in rape complaints and the police apathy, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh seems to have gone into a denial mode.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Billie Eilish snubs fan backlash over her comment on Gaga's meat dress
Los Angeles, Dec 9 (IANS) Singer Billie Eilish doesn't care what people think of her response to singer Lady Gaga's infamous meat dress.
2019-12-09
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Russia banned for 4 years from all major sporting events
Lausanne, Dec 9 (IANS) Russia has been handed a four-year ban from all major sporting events by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), including next year's Tokyo Olympics and the FIFA World Cup in 2022.
2019-12-09
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Other Sports
Citizenship Bill tabbled in LS amid Opposition flak
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The government on Monday introduced the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Lok Sabha despite objections raised by the Opposition, calling it "fundamentally unconstitutional" and in "violation" of Article 14 of the Constitution.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
B Praak records a Telugu song for Mahesh Babu film
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) After wooing the audience with his latest Punjabi hit, "Filhall", singer B Praak has now recorded his first Telugu track "Suryodivo Chandrudivo", which will feature in superstar Mahesh Babu's upcoming film "Sarileru Neekevvaru".
2019-12-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Taapsee: Shoot for Mithali Raj biopic to start in mid 2020
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) Taapsee Pannu is gearing up to play former captain of the Indian women's cricket team, Mithali Raj, in the biopic "Shabaash Mithu". The actress informs shooting for the film will start in the middle of 2020.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
IOC chief discusses Tokyo 2020 preparations with Amit Shah
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) chief Narinder Batra called on Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday and briefed him about India's preparations for next year's Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Gazprom undersea pipeline to provide gas to Pak, India
Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) Russian energy major Gazprom is set to initiate feasibility study in the first quarter of 2020 for laying an undersea pipeline, beginning from the Persian Gulf and extending to Pakistan, India and Bangladesh, and ultimately ending in China, after touching Myanmar and Thailand.
2019-12-09
Category: International, Pakistan,Business/Economy
Pressure on Indian finance cos due to NBFC crisis: Moody's
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Global rating agency Moody's on Monday said pressure on Indian finance companies continues to build up, with some banks heavily exposed to non-bank credit providers, hinting that India's NBFC crisis is far from over, even after a year since the troubles began when a major shadow bank IL&FS Group abruptly defaulted.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Court orders to preserve rape accused's bodies till Dec 13
Hyderabad, Dec 9 (IANS) Telangana High Court on Monday directed authorities to preserve till Friday the bodies of all four accused who were gunned down by the police last week near Shadnagar town during investigation into woman veterinarian's gang-rape and murder.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Rahul Gandhi questions PM's silence over rape incidents
Ranchi, Dec 9 (IANS) Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for maintaining silence over rape incidents in the country.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
VIL shares tank 6% after Birla's comment
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) Vodafone Idea (VIL) on Monday closed 6 per cent lower on the BSE as investors reacted to the company's Chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla's statement that VIL will shut its business in the absence of a relief with regards to the adjusted gross revenue-based dues.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
NZ volcano eruption trends on Twitter
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Eruption of a volcano on White Island in New Zealand on Monday morning trended on Twitter as people posted pictures and video clippings of the natural phenomenon.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
Siddaramaiah resigns as Karnataka opposition leader
New Delhi/Bengaluru, Dec 9 (IANS) After a humiliating defeat in the Karnataka by-elections, Siddaramaiah on Monday resigned as the leader of opposition in state Assembly. He has submited his resignation to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bombay HC confirms life term for mafia don Arun Gawli
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) The Bombay High Court has confirmed the life imprisonment awarded to mafia don-turned-politician Arun G. Gawli under the stringent MCOCA by a Special Court in 2012, for the murder of a Shiv Sena municipal corporator, here on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Billie Eilish snub fan backlash over her comment on Gaga's meat dress
Los Angeles, Dec 9 (IANS) Singer Billie Eilish doesn't care what people think of her response to singer Lady Gaga's infamous meat dress.
2019-12-09
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Govt likely to bring new e-commerce policy in FY20
Panaji, Dec 9 (IANS) Government may bring the e-commerce policy in the current fiscal though no timeline can be given, a senior official has said. "The draft of e-commerce bill is out. We have just started stakeholder consultations. Many including Nasscom, CII have already given their feedback. We are trying to bring it early since it is a very important policy, Guru Prasad Mohapatra, Secretary Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade told IANS here.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Goa,Business/Economy
ALERT: Karnataka: Siddaramaiah resigns as leader of opposition
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2019-12-09
Category: International, United States,
Wonder Woman finds long-lost love in sequel trailer
Los Angeles, Dec 9 (IANS) A new battle, a new armour, new villains, edgier action and a reunion with her long-last love -- Gal Gadot has teased the beginning of a "new era of wonder" in the trailer of the much-awaited "Wonder Woman 1984".
2019-12-09
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Over 9,622 acres of defence land encroached upon: Minister
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) A total 9,622.807 acres of defence land are encroached upon across the country, Minister of State (Defence) Shripad Naik told the Rajya Sabha on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rachel Brosnahan clears air on 'Mrs Maisel' parenting debate
Los Angeles, Dec 9 (IANS) "The Marvelous Mrs Maisel" star Rachel Brosnahan has addressed criticism around how the show depicts her as a parent, saying that the series is not about exploring motherhood, but the story of a woman who is stepping out of her comfort zone to pursue her dream of becoming a comic.
2019-12-09
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Slogan to shoot Sharif raised during London protest
London/Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) A group of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) supporters held a protest outside an apartment here where the ailing Nawaz Sharif was currently residing, during which a demonstrator held a slogan to shoot the former Prime Minister, a media report said on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
Poland claim surprise relay gold at swimming Euros
Warsaw, Dec 9 (IANS) Poland's swimmers beat Italy and Russia to win a surprise gold medal in the women's 4x50m medley relay at European Short Course Championships in Glasgow.
2019-12-09
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Other Sports
Congress divided India on the basis of religion: Shah
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Friday launched a scathing attack on the Congress accusing it of dividing India on the basis of religion during its partition, and that the move made at that time, now led the government to bring Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pak govt given 7 days to decide on Maryam's ECL plea
Lahore, Dec 9 (IANS) The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Monday sent former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter Maryam Nawazs plea seeking the removal of her name from the Exit Control List (ECL) to a review committee of the government.
2019-12-09
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Order books of Defence PSUs not low: Rajnath Singh
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Denying that the booking orders of the Defence Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) were dangerously low which may not sustain them beyond 2020-21, the Minister of Defence Rajnath Singh said on Monday that the government has taken various steps to improve the order book position of the PSUs, including modernisation of production capacity and infrastructure.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
Wasim Jaffer makes record 150th Ranji appearance
Vijayawada, Dec 9 (IANS) Veteran opener Wasim Jaffer achieved another first-class milestone on Monday as he made his 150th appearance in Ranji Trophy cricket. Featuring for Vidarbha, Jaffer is playing his 150th Ranji game against Andhra at the Devineni Venkata Ramana Praneetha Ground here.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
K'taka victory boosts BJP morale amid Jharkhand polls
New Delhi/Bengaluru, Dec 9 (IANS) At a time when the BJP is losing footprint in states, the recent being in Maharashtra, it has got a major boost with the thumping victory in Karnataka by-elections. The Karnataka result would not only determine whether Yeddyurappa stays in power. It would also nudge its cadre to renewed activism ahead of the third phase of Jharkhand elections due on December 12.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kerala student leaders to go to UK, Cong alleges extravagance
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 9 (IANS) With every passing day, as the Kerala finances are precariously placed, contrary to the frequent demands of the Congress-led opposition, that extravagance is continuing unabated, around 70 student leaders from the state are getting ready to leave for a week long London trip for a course at the University of Cardiff.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Kerala,National,Education,Politics
Xiaomi Mi Note 10 to launch in India by January 2020
Beijing, Dec 9 (IANS) Chinese phone maker Xiaomi after launching Mi Note 10, the world's first smartphone to feature 108MP camera in Europe and in its domestic market as Mi CC9 Pro, is now all set to launch the smartphone in India by January 2020, GizmoChina reported on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: International, China,Technology
Life cripples in Tripura after call for shutdown against CAB
Agartala, Dec 9 (IANS) Life was almost crippled in TTAADC areas in Tripura on Monday as many tribal parties including BJP's ally IPFT observed shutdown against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB).
2019-12-09
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Ajith to star in 'Valimai', confirms producer Boney Kapoor
Chennai, Dec 9 (IANS) Producer Boney Kapoor has confirmed actor Ajith Kumar will play a police officer in his second Tamil production venture, "Valimai", which is slated to go on floors this week.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Richa Chadha: Pay disparity in films continues despite discussions
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) Actress Richa Chadha says women are still paid lesser than their male counterparts in the film business across the world despite all the talk on discrepancies.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shahid Kapoor: Cried four times after watching 'Jersey'
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor, who next will be seen on screen in the Bollywood remake of the Telugu hit "Jersey", says he cried four times after watching the original film because he could relate to the central character of the story, who is close to his age.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Srinagar airport 'inoperative', Real Kashmir's next 2 games cancelled
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The upcoming two games of Real Kashmir FC in the ongoing I-League have been cancelled due to poor weather conditions prevalent in Srinagar.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Delhi Court allows Robert Vadra to travel abroad
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) A Delhi Court on Monday allowed Robert Vadra, businessman and Congress interim Chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law, to travel to Spain for medical treatment and business purposes.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Citizenship Bill introduced in LS amid opposition's objection
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) The government on Monday introduced the controversial Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2019 in the Lok Sabha despite objection raised by the opposition parties calling the move "fundamentally unconstitutional" and "violation" of Article 14 of the Indian constitution and others.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
Turkey deports 11 suspected French IS militants
Ankara, Dec 9 (IANS) Turkey has deported 11 suspected French Islamic State (IS) militants to their home country, the Interior Ministry here said on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Historic opportunity to perform for global tech giants: Amjad Ali Khan
Cupertino (California), Dec 9 (IANS) As Amjad Ali Khan, the legendary sarod maestro, prepares to showcase classical Indian music for a select gathering of Silicon Valley giants here at the Levis stadium, he says like yoga, the spiritual and meditative power of 'Hindustani music' is all set to rock the imagination of the new world.
2019-12-09
Category: International, Mexico,International
JD-S faces total rout in Karnataka bypolls
Bengaluru, Dec 9 (IANS) Karnataka's regional party Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) is facing a total rout in the state Assembly bypolls, as it failed to open account even in the 12 seats it contested on December 5 separately, a party official admitted.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Ramdin's heartwarming gesture to little fan wins hearts
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 9 (IANS) West Indies cricketer Denesh Ramdin won several hearts after showing a sweet gesture towards a young Indian fan ahead of the 2nd T20I of the three-match rubber against the Virat Kohli-led side here on Sunday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Cricket
5 killed in NZ volcano eruption (2nd Lead)
Wellington, Dec 9 (IANS) At least five people were killed after the White Island or the Whakaari volcano in New Zealand erupted on Monday, police said, adding that the toll was likely to increase as a number of people were still unaccounted for.
2019-12-09
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
K'taka bypoll results: Wave in BJP's favour, says Goa CM
Panaji, Dec 9 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) surge in the Karnataka bypoll results shows that there is a countrywide wave in favour of the saffron party, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Modi hails K'taka results, says Congress taught a lesson
Ranchi, Dec 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed the bypoll results in Karnataka and said that those who formed the government through backdoor ignoring people's mandate have been taught a lesson. The Prime Minister was speaking at a rally in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
GMDA partners with Cisco to make Gurugram safer, smarter
Gurugram, Dec 9 (IANS) The Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) has partnered with networking giant Cisco to set up an Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC) here on Monday that leverages digital technologies to enhance citizen safety, optimise public infrastructure and better manage traffic.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Haryana,National
Walmart launches initiative to support MSMEs
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Retail major Walmart on Monday launched "Walmart Vriddhi Supplier Development Program", an initiative to help MSMEs in India to enhance their capability and supply chain.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
1 in 4 married Indians fear cheating: Survey
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANSlife) Insecurity seems to loom large over Indian marriages, as a new survey reveals that 45 per cent of Indians want to check their partner's phone without their knowledge and 55 per cent have already done it.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
4 rockets hit military base near Baghdad, 6 injured
Baghdad, Dec 9 (IANS) Four rockets struck a military base near the Baghdad airport, leaving six army personnel injured, Iraqi authorities said Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
McConaughey's 'The Gentlemen' gets India release date
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Guy Ritchies action-comedy "The Gentlemen", which stars Matthew McConaughey, Charlie Hunnam, Michelle Dockery, Henry Golding and Hugh Grant, will release in India on January 24.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Dense fog disrupts air traffic, life in Kashmir
Srinagar, Dec 9 (IANS) No flights could operate from Srinagar airport for the third consecutive day due to poor visibility.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Dhoni to back show on army officers
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) Indian cricket icon Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be producing an anthology telling stories of decorated army officers.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Def ministry urged to waive landing charge for smaller jets
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) In a bid to boost regional connectivity and making air travel affordable, the Civil Aviation Ministry has urged the Defence Ministry to exempt smaller aircraft from payment of landing charges at airports controlled by it.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,National
Malaysia launches vaccination campaign after 1st polio infection in 27 years
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 9 (IANS) Malaysian health authorities on Monday launched a vaccination campaign in rural areas of the jungle-covered island of Borneo after detecting the first case of polio since the Southeast Asian country declared itself free of the viral disease in 2000.
2019-12-09
Category: International, Malaysia,Health/Medicine
Bombay HC confirms life sentence for mafia don Arun Gawli
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) The Bombay High Court has confirmed the life imprisonment awarded to mafia don Arun G. Gawli under the Maharashtra Control of Organised Crime Act (MCOCA) by a trial court in 2012 for the murder of a Shiv Sena municipal corporator, here on Monday.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kalki Koechlin: Pregnancy has been surreal for me
Mumbai, Dec 9 (IANS) Actress Kalki Koechlin says the whole experience of pregnancy has been surreal for her, and has altered her watching habits.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Vivo V17 launched in India for Rs 22,990
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) Refreshing its V series in India, Chinese handset maker Vivo on Monday launched its Vivo V17 smartphone in India with quad-camera set up for Rs 22,990.
2019-12-09
Category: India, Delhi,Technology