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Modi's N-threat highly irresponsible: Amarinder
Jalandhar, April 22 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement on India's nuclear arsenal was "highly irresponsible".
2019-04-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
New explosion near Colombo church
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) A new explosion was reported on Monday near a church in Colombo, triggering panic.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Third phase polling on Tuesday across 15 states
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) People in 15 states will vote on Tuesday in the third phase of Lok Sabha elections scheduled for Tuesday which will see a maximum of of 117 seats going to the polls in a single phase of seven-phased election.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Foreign terrorists too involved: Sri Lanka
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena announced on Monday that he will seek foreign assistance to find the international links to Sunday's terror attacks that left 290 people dead.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
BJP Dalit leader gives deadline to party over ticket
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Accusing top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders of being unavailable, Udit Raj, sitting MP from North West Delhi, on Monday gave the party a deadline of 4 p.m. to announce the name for his parliamentary constituency.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Brilliant Dhoni took me back to 2006: Kiran More
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) An MSD special is no longer as frequent an affair as it used to be in the early 2000s. But Mahendra Singh Dhoni turned back the clock once again on Sunday not just for his fans, but also for one man, who literally had to fight it out as chief national selector in 2004, to ensure that a young man from Ranchi got the nod to be part of the Indian squad for a tour of Bangladesh.
2019-04-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Private life insurers' APE grows 19% in March, LIC lags
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) In March 2019, private sector life insurance companies reported a 19 per cent year-on-year (y-o-y) growth in individual annual premium equivalent (APE), which has been gradually picking pace since November 2018, according to a Kotak Institutional Equities report.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
EC transfers seven Bengal police officers
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) The Election Commission on Monday ordered immediate transfer of seven police officers in West Bengal with clear instructions they should not be involved in election duties.
2019-04-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019
87 detonators found in Colombo bus station
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) Police in Colombo have recovered 87 low-explosive detonators from the main bus station in Pettah, the BBC reported on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
SRK spreads message about voting through song
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Shah Rukh Khan has urged the people of India to vote by releasing a song titled "Karo matdan", sung by the superstar.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Dangal 2019,Bollywood,Politics
Shruti Haasan, Vijay Sethupathi team up for first time
Chennai, April 22 (IANS) Actors Shruti Haasan and Vijay Sethupathi have joined hands for the first time in the upcoming Tamil film "Laabam", which had its official launch ceremony on Monday in Rajapalayam, Tamil Nadu.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Delhi show depicts Jallianwala Bagh massacre
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Turbans, shoes and blood strewn across a barren land, a whipping post to which Indians were tied and flogged, and a deep well where many victims of the Jallianwala Bagh Massacre fell into when shot at a 100 years back, have been recreated, almost as tools of time travel, at an ongoing exhibition here.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Art/Culture/Books
Telugu cinema's storytelling in its best time: Rana
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) Actor Rana Daggubati has praised the Telugu film industry and said it is in its best form and time. "Telugu cinema's storytelling in its best time! 'Jersey' what a simple, beautiful story told with excellent craftsmanship," Rana tweeted on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Rahul Gandhi has lost credibility: Sitharaman
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Defence Minister and BJP leader Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said Congress President Rahul Gandhi has lost his credibility after he expressed regret over his remarks on the Supreme Court's order in the Rafale jet deal.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Dangal 2019,Politics
JD-S activists killed as they waited for breakfast
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) Five Indian political party workers were killed in the Colombo suicide bombings on Easter Sunday when they reached the Shangri La Hotel for breakfast, family members said.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Flipkart's second data centre opens in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) Online marketplace Flipkart on Monday opened its data centre in Hyderabad to strengthen its technology infrastructure.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
Nurse commits suicide in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad, April 22 (IANS) A 46-year-old nurse was found hanging from a fan in an apartment in Ghaziabad, police said on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Bharat' trailer shows India's history Salman style
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) From former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru's speech at Independence to the impact of the Partition of India in 1947 on families, the trailer of Salman Khan-starrer "Bharat", which was unveiled on Monday, gives a glimpse of India's history in the superstar's 'dabangg' style.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Lanka blasts: Indian-origin victim had roots in Kerala
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) S. Razeena, who died in a bomb blast at Shangri-La Hotel in Colombo on Sunday, had roots in Kerala.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diaspora,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
BJD candidate held for assaulting EC officials
Bhubaneswar, April 22 (IANS) Pradeep Maharathy, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) candidate from the Pipili Assembly constituency, was on Monday arrested for assaulting the Election Commission (EC) officials during a raid at his farmhouse in Puri, Odisha, the night before.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
We are ashamed, says Sri Lanka Muslim Minister
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) A leading Sri Lankan Muslim political leader on Monday called for introspection within the community after a local Muslim group was blamed for the suicide bombings that killed 290 people on Easter Sunday.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Terrorism
24 candidates have criminal cases in UP 3rd phase: ADR
Lucknow, April 22 (IANS) A report on the third phase of Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh released by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) on Monday claimed that 24 of the 120 candidates in the fray on Tuesday have criminal cases against their names.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Jio tops 4G download, Vodafone upload speed in March
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) With 22.2 Mbps (megabits per second) average download speed, Reliance Jio topped the 4G download speed chart of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) for March. For Jio, its an improvement over 20.9 Mbps achieved in February.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
Vistara removes controversial online post after backlash
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Facing backlash over a social media post, the Tata Group's joint venture carrier, Vistara, has deleted the picture of controversial Army veteran G.D. Bakshi.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Focus on Bengal not since we may lose seats elsewhere: Shah
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Monday said his party has put "special focus" on Bengal to reinstate democracy, give refugees their deserved rights and drive out all the infiltrators, and this was not because it may lose some seats in other states compared to the previous General Election.
2019-04-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Cash-for-query BJP ex-MP joins Congress
New Delhi/Shimla, April 22 (IANS) In a setback to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled Himachal Pradesh, its three-time MP Suresh Chandel, who was caught in a sting operation in cash-for-query scam in Parliament in 2005, joined the Congress on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Hackers may see what Netflix interactive shows you watch
Chennai, April 22 (IANS) Despite Netflix's move to encrypt all its video streams in order to better protect user privacy, hackers may still get to know what interactive content you watch on the popular streaming service, new research from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras suggests.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,National,Technology,Defence/Security
Sri Lanka blames Muslim group for Easter horror
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) The government on Monday blamed a Sri Lankan Muslim outfit for the horrific serial bombings which killed 290 people in the country on Easter Sunday and said the attacks were "a colossal intelligence failure".
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Terrorism
Multi-tier security cover for Tripura deferred polls
Agartala, April 22 (IANS) With the deployment of an unprecedented number of para-military and state armed forces troopers, a multi-tier security cover is in place for the deferred polls to the Tripura East Lok Sabha constituency on Tuesday, officials said here on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Tripura,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Trinamool rule ruining Bengal: Amit Shah
Uluberia (West Bengal), April 22 (IANS) In a scathing attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, BJP President Amit Shah on Monday said her government has ruined the state economically and culturally, and vowed to build a "Sonar Bangla" ("Golden Bengal") if the safforn party is voted to power in the state.
2019-04-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Sri Lankan Muslim group blamed for suicide bombings
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) The government on Monday blamed a Sri Lankan Muslim group for the serial bombings that killed 290 people in the country on Easter Sunday and said the attacks were "a colossal intelligence failure".
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Jet Airways scrips hit new low, tanks 19 per cent
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) The stock price of the grounded Jet Airways hit a new low during early trade on Monday as it slipped nearly 20 per cent to Rs 132.20 per share.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rahul Gandhi's nomination declared valid in Amethi
Lucknow, April 22 (IANS) In a major relief to Congress President Rahul Gandhi, the Election Commission has declared as valid his nomination from the Amethi Lok Sabha constituency in Uttar Pradesh.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Polling in Gujarat: Saurashtra to be real test for BJP
Ahmedabad, April 22 (IANS) With memories of the 2017 Assembly polls fresh in mind, the Saurashtra region, which has seven Lok Sabha seats, will be the real test for the ruling BJP when balloting is held in Gujarat tomorrow.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Crisil miss estimate amid slowing research business
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Credit rating agency Crisil fell short of revenue estimate by 11 per cent over its declining research revenues and despite a strong growth in its rating business, Centrum said in a report.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sri Lanka to enforce Emergency from midnight
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka's National Security Council on Monday announced plans to impose a "conditional state of Emergency" from midnight.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Novel model to predict lung cancer survival developed
New York, April 22 (IANS) Researchers have developed a deep-learning model that may help predict lung cancer survival and outcomes.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Realme launches 3 Pro, C2 smartphones in India
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) China-based smartphone maker Realme on Monday launched its flagship Realme 3 Pro in India at a starting price of Rs 13,999 (4GB RAM+64GB ROM variant) and the budget Realme C2 (2GB RAM+16GB ROM variant) at a starting price of Rs 5,999.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
India raises blacklisting of Masood Azhar with China (2nd Lead)
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) India on Monday raised the issue of blacklisting Pakistan-based terrorist Masood Azhar with China as Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale met Chinese State Councillor Wang Yi and told him that Beijing needed to be "sensitive" to New Delhi's concerns.
2019-04-22
Category: International, China,Diplomacy,Politics,Terrorism
AI can diagnose PTSD by analysing voices: Study
New York, April 22 (IANS) Researchers have developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based computer programme that can help diagnose post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in veterans by analysing their voices.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Technology
4 JD-S workers from Karnataka dead in Colombo blasts
Bengaluru, April 22 (IANS) Four activists of the ruling Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) died in Colombo's serial bomb blasts on Sunday, Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy said on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
12 more nuclear plants in India soon: DAE chief
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) India will soon have 12 more nuclear plants soon to improve the power situation and ensure there is a free flow of uninterrupted power supply for both industries and residential use, a statement issued on Monday here quoted Secretary of the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), K.N. Vyas, as saying.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Bengal's democracy threatened by Trinamool: Adityanath
Bongaon (West Bengal), April 22 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday accused West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress of threatening the democratic set up through its policies of appeasement and hooliganism and urged people to choose the Narendra Modi-led BJP government in the 2019 general elections.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Terrorists plotting possible attacks in Sri Lanka: US
Washington, April 22 (IANS) The US State Department has said that terrorist groups continued to plot possible attacks in Sri Lanka and urged Americans visiting that country to exercise increased caution.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Funeral of victims of Sri Lanka bombings on Tuesday
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government on Monday said that it will hold an official funeral to pay tributes to the nearly 300 people killed in a series of suicide bombings on churches and hotels on Easter Sunday.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Indian writers to gather in Abu Dhabi for book fair
Abu Dhabi, April 22 (IANS) Celebrated Indian authors are set to take the stage as the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair (ADIBF) opens for its 29th edition from Wednesday, the media reported on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Togo,Diaspora,Human Interest/Society,Art/Culture/Books
Sri Lanka imposes curfew again
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government announced a new curfew from 8 p.m. Monday to 4 a.m. Tuesday, a day after a wave of suicide bombings on Easter Sunday killed 290 people and wounded over 500 across the island nation.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Banks can lend to pay Jet Airways salaries: AIBEA
Chennai, April 22 (IANS) The banks can lend some money to Jet Airways specifically for the purpose of paying employee salaries, a major bank employees' union official said on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Priyanka, Nick celebrate first Easter as couple
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas celebrated her first Easter with her husband and pop singer Nick Jonas.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Deepika, Vikrant's kissing scene gets leaked
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) A lip locking scene of actors Deepika Padukone and Vikrant Massey from their upcoming film "Chhapaak" has been leaked online.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
AIFF signs coaching convention with AFC
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has signed a coaching convention with the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) focused on coaching rules and methods. It will highlight the regulations and guidelines of coaches' education.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Notice issued over MGP breakaway group merger
Panaji, April 22 (IANS) The High Court of Bombay at Goa on Monday issued notices to office of the state Assembly Speaker following a petition seeking the quashing of an order signing off on the merger of a breakaway group of the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP) into the BJP.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
British family survives Sri Lanka bombing
London, April 22 (IANS) A British family staying in one of the Colombo hotels targeted by suicide bombers had a narrow escape -- because they were late for breakfast.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
'Andhadhun' crosses Rs 300 crore in China
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Sriram Raghavans much-applauded directorial venture "Andhadhun" has grossed Rs 303.36 crore in China, making it the third highest grossing Indian film in the Asian country, says a trade analyst.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Trinamool candidate Nusrat Jahan files nomination
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Trinamool Congress celebrity candidate Nusrat Jahan on Monday filed her nomination for the Basirhat parliamentary constituency in West Bengal.
2019-04-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Celebrity TV chef, daughter killed in Sri Lanka
Dubai, April 22 (IANS) A celebrity TV chef and her daughter were among the hundreds killed in the coordinated terror attacks that devastated Sri Lanka on Sunday, a family friend said.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Human Interest/Society,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Alia bags award for 'Raazi' again
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) After her victory at the Filmfare and Zee Cine Awards this year for her notable performance as a spy in Meghna Gulzar's directorial "Raazi", Alia Bhatt walked away with the Best Actress Award at the Critics' Choice Film Awards ceremony here.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Minorities will back BJP: Mafuja Khatun
Jangipur (West Bengal), April 22 (IANS) Mafuja Khatun proudly avers she is the "only Muslim woman in the BJP's list of candidates for the Lok Sabha polls". The former two-time CPI-M lawmaker claims her switch from left to right has been "smooth" and rubbishes all talks of the BJP being anti-Muslim, saying the voters from the minority communities would back the saffron party in the ongoing elections.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Indian kids to train with a La Liga club every year
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) La Liga, in association with the Embassy of Spain in India and India On Track, will be awarding multiple Indian students the La Liga Football Schools Scholarship annually from 2018/19 season onwards.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
SRH will badly miss Warner, Bairstow: Williamson
Hyderabad, April 22 (IANS) In the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), one thing that has been consistent for the Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) is the brilliant batting performance of their openers, David Warner and Jonny Bairstow.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Democrat presidential candidate pays tribute to 'GoT'
Washington, April 22 (IANS) Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren paid tribute to the "Game of Thrones", wrote in a column that for her, the hit fantasy series, which began its eighth and final season last week, is "about the women".
2019-04-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society,Politics
CPI extends support to Digvijaya Singh in Bhopal
Bhopal, April 22 (IANS) Announcing its support to Congress candidate and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh, the Communist Party of India (CPI) on Monday announced it will not field its candidate from Bhopal for the Lok Sabha elections.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Trump tweets, then deletes, Sri Lanka terror post
Washington, April 22 (IANS) US President Donald Trump posted a message on Twitter where he expresseed condolences to families of the victims of the Sri Lankan terror attack but he quickly deleted it as he overstated the death toll.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Sara Ali Khan calls brothers 'Easter bunnies'
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Actress Sara Ali Khan has shared a heart-melting photograph of her brothers Taimur Ali Khan and Ibrahim Ali Khan, whom she has fondly called "Easter bunnies".
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Mohanlal takes directorial plunge with 3D film
Chennai, April 22 (IANS) Malayalam superstar Mohanlal is all set to take directorial plunge with the upcoming 3D film "Barroz - Guardian of D'Gama's Treasure" after four decades of acting.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Truck carrying cash catches fire in Anantnag district
Srinagar, April 22 (IANS) A truck carrying currency notes caught fire on Monday in the Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RJD unhappy over ban on meeting Lalu Prasad
Ranchi, April 22 (IANS) Gautam Sagar Rana, the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) President in Jharkhand, on Monday expressed unhappiness over a ban on meeting party chief Lalu Prasad at a hospital here.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Twitter hires Manish Maheshwari as India MD
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Twitter India on Monday appointed Manish Maheshwari, former CEO of Network18 Digital, as Managing Director for the country operations -- nearly eight months after its Country Director Taranjeet Singh quit.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Huawei posts 39% revenue growth in Q1 2019
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) Reporting its first-ever quarterly result, Chinese telecom giant Huawei on Monday said its revenue in the first quarter of 2019 grew 39 per cent to 179.7 billion yuan ($26 billion), showing that the US-led campaign to ban the firm's 5G equipment has had little impact on its businesses worldwide.
2019-04-22
Category: International, China,Technology
'Chhota Bheem...' launched as mobile game
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Ahead of the release of Chhota Bheems next film titled "Chhota Bheem Kung Fu Dhamaka", its makers Green Gold Animation have come out with a mobile game.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
OPPO unveils A5s budget smartphone in India
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Chinese handset maker OPPO on Monday launched a budget-friendly A5s smartphone in India for Rs 9,990.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
India Post partners TCS to modernize its services
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) India Post has partnered with IT services firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) to become a multi-service digital hub, modernize the delivery of mail and packages, enhance customer experience and launch innovative services.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
ONGC, HPCL ownership fight may derail MRPL-HPCL merger
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The long-drawn slugfest between ONGC and HPCL over latter's repeated failure to recognise the state-run explorer as its parent may upset gains from such a consolidation exercise aimed at creating an entity with a significant presence in entire oil chain.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Gurugram school murder accused father put pressure on magistrate
Gurugram, April 22 (IANS) Principal Magistrate of Juvenile Justice Board of Gurugram court, who is looking after the sensational murder of a Class 2 student in a school here in Haryana, has alleged that the accused's father and two lawyers pressurised him to change the decision.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
India now virtually terror free: Modi
Nashik (Maharashtra), April 22 (IANS) Citing the example of the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka that killed 290 people, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday claimed that India is now virtually "terror free" barring some pockets of Jammu and Kashmir.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Terrorism
Smriti issued notice in 2013 defamation case
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to examine Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam's appeal for quashing a defamation case filed against him by Union Minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani in 2013.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics
Ponzi scam culprits will be punished by BJP: Amit Shah
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Accusing the West Bengal police and administration of destroying all evidences related to the Ponzi scam, BJP President Amit Shah on Monday said the culprits would be punished for their misdeeds once the Mamata Banerjee government bows out of office.
2019-04-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Dangal 2019,Politics
Investors demand write-offs as Jet owes over Rs 11K cr outstanding debt
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Prospective investors in the temporarily grounded Jet Airways have asked lenders to take a massive haircut or write-off around 80 per cent outstanding debt of the airline which is more than Rs 11,000 crore, document and sources revealed on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
5 Indians among 290 dead in Sri Lanka bombings (4th Lead)
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) Five Indians are among the 290 people who have been confirmed dead in the deadly Easter Sunday suicide bombings in Sri Lanka, as police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera on Monday confirmed that 24 suspects have been arrested for their involvement in the island's bloodiest attacks in a decade.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Zelensky leads Ukraine presidential polls with 80% votes
Kiev, April 22 (IANS) Comedian Vladimir Zelensky is maintaining his huge lead over incumbent Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko with 80.87 per cent of the votes counted so far in Sunday's presidential elections, election officials said on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Ukraine,Politics
EC officials attacked by BJD MLA during raid in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, April 22 (IANS) A team of Election Commission (EC) officials, including a magistrate, were allegedly attacked while conducting a raid in former minister and BJD MLA Pradeep Maharathy's farmhouse in Odisha's Pipili late on Sunday night.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Dangal 2019,Politics
Modi biopic: EC submits sealed report to SC
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday received in a sealed envelope the Election Commission's report on "PM Narendra Modi", a biopic,
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Maharashtra leaders yank off each other's 'chaddies'
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) As campaigning for the third phase of Lok Sabha elections ended, Maharashtra politicians plummeted to new lows when they virtually bared each other's 'chaddis' while hitting out at opponents.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
'Music Teacher': Makes you pine for filmmaking teacher (Review)
Film: "Music Teacher" (Netflix); Cast: Manav Kaul, Divya Dutta, Amrita Bagchi, Neena Gupta; Director: Sarthak Dasgupta; Rating: **(2 stars)
2019-04-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rahul regrets Rafale remarks, accepts 'court never said' it
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday expressed regret to the Supreme Court over his remarks on the apex court's Rafale order, and accepted that the "court never said these words" as he had earlier attributed his "Chowkidar Chor Hai" remarks to the top court.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Congress names 6 candidates in Delhi LS polls
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Congress on Monday released the list of candidates on six out of the seven parliamentary constituencies in Delhi for the May 12 Lok Sabha polls, signalling a non pre-poll alliance with the national capital's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Samsung Galaxy Fold launch postponed in China
Hong Kong, April 22 (IANS) Samsung has postponed the Galaxy Fold's launch events in Hong Kong and Shanghai, which were originally scheduled for April 23 and 24, days after some units of the $2,000 foldable phone encountered major display issues.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Hong Kong,Technology
SC dismisses Tamil Nadu voters bribery case
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a PIL on the alleged bribing of voters in all Lok Sabha constituencies in Tamil Nadu.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
CSK aim to break losing streak against SRH (Preview)
Chennai, April 22 (IANS) Having lost two matches in a row, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) would be under a bit of pressure when they take on in-form Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) at the MA Chidambaram Stadium here on Tuesday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Congress to take action against Anupam Sharma
Dehradun, April 22 (IANS) After the arrest of Uttarakhand Congress General Secretary Anupam Sharma in an alleged robbery case last week, the party is all set to take action against him, an official said here on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Election pinches hospitality industry in Himachal
Shimla/Manali (IANS) Members of the hospitality industry in Himachal Pradesh are pinched by heat of the Lok Sabha elections as tourists footfall across various destinations in the state has nosedived even on a weekend break.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Poll Trivia,Politics
SC issues notice to Smriti, to hear Nirupam's plea
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to examine Congress leader Sanjay Nirupam's appeal for quashing a defamation case filed against him by Union Minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani in 2013.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
'Refugees in India won't face any problems due to NRC'
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah on Monday said the refugees in Bengal and elsewhere in the country will not face any problems due to the implementation of National Register of Citizens (NRC), as all of them will be given Indian citizenship through the Citizenship Amendment Bill before that.
2019-04-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Religion,Immigration/Law/Rights
Decide on TikTok by Wednesday, or ban ends: SC
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday gave an ultimatum to the Madras High Court saying the interim ban on TikTok video streaming app will end if the high court did not decide on it by April 24
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
RBI may consider 25 bps cut again in H1: Kotak
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India could consider another 25 bps cut in 1HFY20 to address the domestic growth concerns, said a report from Kotak Economic Research.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
CJ de Mooi 'dying from AIDS, facing homelessness'
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Former Eggheads star CJ de Mooi has said that he is dying after spending years battling AIDS and he's about to be left homeless after being made bankrupt.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Security is everybody's concern (Column: Spy's Eye)
The campaign for the 2019 general election has witnessed an unprecedented degree of bitterness between the Congress and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) but the credit that Prime Minister Narendra Modi got from the masses - cutting across caste and regional divides - for giving a tough reply to Pakistan seemed to have overshadowed other performance issues raised by the opposition.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Hamid Hassan included in Afghanistan squad for WC
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Right-arm pacer Hamid Hassan has been included in the 15-member Afghanistan squad for the upcoming World Cup slated to be held in England and Wales from May 30.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
Rahul Dev's father passes away at 91
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Television actor Rahul Dev's father is dead. He was 91.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
2 JD-S members among Indians killed in SL blasts
Bengaluru, April 22 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy on Monday said that two Janata Dal-Secular (JD-S) members were among the five Indians who were killed along with 285 others in the deadly Easter Sunday suicide bombings in Sri Lanka.
2019-04-22
Category: International, India,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Olympic medallist Etienne Stott arrested in London
London, April 22 (IANS) London Olympic Gold medallist Etienne Stott was one of the many Extinction Rebellion activists arrested in London protesting against climate change at the Waterloo Bridge here on Sunday evening.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Athletics
Twitter appoints Manish Maheshwari as India MD
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Twitter India on Monday appointed Manish Maheshwari, ex-CEO of Network18 Digital, as the Managing Director for its India operations.
2019-04-22
Category: International, India,Business/Economy,Technology
Why Sri Lanka does not trust social media platforms
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) Battling the spread of hate speech on social media platforms especially Facebook for long, the Sri Lanka government on Sunday once again "temporarily blocked" social media from spreading fake news in the wake of deadly suicide bombings in the island that killed 290 people.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Technology,Defence/Security
Our only chance was if Dhoni missed last ball: Parthiv
Bengaluru, April 22 (IANS) Parthiv Patel, who starred with the bat and effected a match-winning run out for Royal Challengers Bangalore, admitted their chance in the last ball depended on rampaging M.S. Dhoni getting beaten.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
SC dismisses plea against Jayalalithaa memorial
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition seeking a stay on the plan to construct a memorial for former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister late J. Jayalalithaa on the Marina Beach in Chennai.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
'Cricket needs Dhoni to write its scripts'
Bengaluru, April 22 (IANS) Cricket fans at the Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru became witnesses to yet another vintage Dhoni knock on Sunday. MSD, popularly known as 'Thala' by his Chennai Super Kings (CSK) fans, was at his absolute best as he nearly pulled off one of the greatest chases in the history of Indian Premier League (IPL).
2019-04-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Congress announces 6 names for Delhi Lok Sabha polls
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Congress on Monday released the list of candidates on six out of the seven parliamentary constituencies in Delhi for the May 12 Lok Sabha polls in the national capital.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
RBI consultation to change 25 bps cut norm soon
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The RBI could soon start discussions to break away from the convention of reducing key policy rate by 25 basis points or multiples thereof shortly with stakeholders like lenders, domain experts and within the Central Bank.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
MS Dhoni becomes first Indian to hit 200 IPL sixes
Bengaluru, April 22 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) captain MS Dhoni has become the first Indian batsman to hit 200 sixes in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2019-04-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
I've promised Rahul all 13 seats, confident of delivering on that: Amarinder (IANS Interview)
Chandigarh, April 22 (IANS) On a day when nominations for the May 19 Lok Sabha elections on 13 seats in Punjab begins, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said that he is confident about delivering on his 'Mission 13' promise of winning all seats in the state.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
'Anarkali' jibe of Azam's son irks Jaya Prada
Lucknow, April 22 (IANS) As campaigning ended in Rampur on Sunday evening, another salvo was fired at Bharatiya Janata Party candidate Jaya Prada from the Azam Khan camp.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Sensex slips by 250 points on higher oil prices
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) The benchmark Sensex opened on a weak note on Monday, and was trading nearly 250 points lower owing to a steep rise in the crude oil prices.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ghosn indicted on fresh charge of Nissan fund misuse
Tokyo, April 22 (IANS) Tokyo prosecutors on Monday indicted former Nissan Motor Co. Chairman Carlos Ghosn over a fresh charge of misusing company funds paid to a distributor in Oman, yet another setback for the once-celebrated auto tycoon who maintains he is innocent of all allegations.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Japan,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Protestors gather outside SC on CJI issue
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Protesters on Monday gathered outside the Supreme Court complex demanding an independent probe into the sexual harassment allegation raised against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
In Modi vs all election, can you spot Rahul? (Column: Political Calculus)
The Great Indian Election circus has just begun.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Google Doodle marks 6 unique inhabitants on Earth Day
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) From Wandering Albatross to Coastal Redwood, Google on Monday celebrated Earth Day with a series of animations on six unique inhabitants on the Earth.
2019-04-22
Category: International, India,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
Katrina Kaif joins Akshay Kumar in 'Sooryavanshi'
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Actress Katrina Kaif has been roped in for filmmaker Rohit Shetty's next, titled "Sooryavanshi" starring actor Akshay Kumar.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kanye West sells church clothes at Coachella
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Rapper Kanye Wests Sunday Service wasnt the only big draw on the last day of Coachella. His worship-inspired merchandise boasted lines that stretched across the field.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Raj Thackeray gets nod for Mumbai rally
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Monday finally accorded permission to Raj Thackeray-led Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) for holding a public rally here at Shahid Bhagat Singh Maidan, Kala chowki on April 23.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
People voting enthusiastically to make Modi PM again: Shah
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Attacking the opposition for "failing to present" a clear cut policy on national security and its "inability" to put forward a single leader, BJP President Amit Shah on Monday said people across the country were voting with enthusiasm to make Narendra Modi the Prime Minister again for his decisive, capable, sensitive and strong leadership.
2019-04-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Protestors gather outside SC on CJI issue
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Protesters on Monday gathered outside the Supreme Court complex demanding an independent probe into the sexual harassment allegation raised against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
3 professional climbers confirmed dead in Canada
Ottawa, April 22 (IANS) The bodies of three professional climbers have been found, almost a week after they were presumed dead in an avalanche at Canada's Banff National Park.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Canada,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SpiceJet-Emirates MoU signals wider partnership ahead
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) In what suggests a beginning of larger partnership, low-cost carrier SpiceJet has announced to enter into a code-share agreement with Dubai's flag carrier Emirates.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Earth Day: Modi commits for sustainable development
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reiterated his commitment to work towards the well-being of planet Earth with focus on sustainable development, on Earth day.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Dhoni did what he does best, gave us a scare: Kohli
Bengaluru, April 22 (IANS) M.S. Dhoni did what he does best and almost pulled off a miraculous run-chase, prompting Virat Kohli to go through a lot of emotions as Royal Challengers Bangalore beat Chennai Super Kings by one run.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
US warns India, other nations over Iranian oil imports
Washington, April 22 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will announce on Monday that all countries including India will have to completely end their imports of Iranian oil or be subject to American sanctions, The Washington Post reported.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Politics
India tells China to be sensitive to its concerns
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) India on Monday told China to be sensitive to its concerns as Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale met Chinese State Councillor Wang Yi here, with whom he is likely to raise the issue of blacklisting Pakistan-based terrorist Masood Azhar.
2019-04-22
Category: International, China,Diplomacy,Politics
MI release Rohit & boys for 4 days to manage workload
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Mumbai Indians have released all the players for four days to ensure that they relax, spend time with their families and return strong for the business end of the tournament. With the 2019 World Cup starting just after the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League, India skipper Virat Kohli had time and again spoken about the need for players to be smart and manage their workload well to stay fresh for the showpiece event.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Opinion/Commentary,World Cup 2019,IPL 2019,Cricket
US-Sri Lanka naval exercise at port managed by China
New York, April 22 (IANS) In a show of Colombo's firm control over its China-managed Hambanatota port, Sri Lanka is conducting a naval exercise with the US there.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Here's why Dhoni refused singles in 19th over vs RCB
Chasing 162, CSK managed to score 160/8 in their stipulated 20 overs, thus succumbing to their second consecutive loss in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
5 Indians among 290 dead in Sri Lanka bombings (3rd Lead)
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) Five Indians are among the 290 people who have been confirmed dead in the deadly Easter Sunday suicide bombings in Sri Lanka, as police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera on Monday confirmed that 24 suspects have been arrested for their involvement in the island's bloodiest attacks in a decade.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Sri Lanka bombings toll 290, 24 arrested (2nd Lead)
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) With the death toll in the deadly Easter Sunday suicide bombings in Sri Lanka increasing to 290, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera on Monday confirmed that 24 people have been arrested for their involvement in the island's bloodiest attacks in a decade.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
India tells China to be sensitive to its concerns
Beijing, April 22 (IANS) India on Monday told China to be sensitive to its concerns as Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale met Chinese State Councilor Wang Yi here with whom he is likely to raise the issue of blacklisting Pakistan-based terrorist Masood Azhar.
2019-04-22
Category: International, China,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Sri Lanka Easter bombing toll touches 290
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) The death toll in the deadly Easter Sunday suicide bombings in Sri Lanka has increased to 290, police spokesman Ruwan Gunasekera said on Monday.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
13 arrested for deadly Sri Lankan bombing
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) Sri Lankan Police on Monday confirmed that 13 people have been arrests so far for the deadly explosions that ripped through the island nation on Easter Sunday killing over 200 people, and injuring about 500 others.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Terrorism
14 arrested for deadly Sri Lankan bombing
Colombo, April 22 (IANS) Sri Lankan Police on Monday confirmed that 14 people have been arrests so far for the deadly explosions that ripped through the island nation on Easter Sunday killing over 200 people, and injuring above 500 others.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Terrorism
Kenyan athletes dominate Rabat International Marathon
Rabat, April 22 (IANS) Kenyan athletes dominated Morocco's Rabat International Marathon as they swept most of the medals in both men's and women's races on Sunday.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Malta,Sports,Athletics
Mudslide kills 14 in Colombia
Bogota, April 22 (IANS) At least 14 people were killed and several others injured when a mudslide buried homes in a small community in Colombia on Sunday, the National Unit for Disaster Risk Management (UNGRD) said.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Colombia,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Young tennis stars shine at ITF Junior Tournament in Botswana
Gaborone, April 22 (IANS) Junior tennis players from around the world shone at the International Tennis Federation (ITF) J5 World Tour tournament that ended in Botswana.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Botswana,Sports,Tennis
Time to stand with judiciary, says Jaitley
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday attacked the "institutional destabilizers" saying that their lending shoulder to "completely unverified allegations" was destabilising the institution of the Chief Justice of India and said that if those peddling "falsehood" were not dealt with in an exemplary manner, the trend will only accelerate.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Islamic body strongly condemns attacks in Sri Lanka
Rabat, April 22 (IANS) The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) strongly condemned the deadly bomb attacks in Sri Lanka.
2019-04-22
Category: International, Malta,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Terrorism
Kim wouldn't use fame to get kids into college
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West would never use her fame and privilege to get her children into college.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Elle Fanning says she wants to be a pop star
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Hollywood actress Elle Fanning, known for films like "Teen Spirit", "Maleficent" and "We Bought a Zoo", dreams of becoming a pop star.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Media should give Nysa a break: Kajol
Mumbai, April 22 (IANS) Actress Kajol has responded to the question of her daughter Nysa Devgn making a Hindi film debut by saying that media and other people should give her a break and some space.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dhoni's heroics in vain, RCB clinch last-ball thriller
Bangalore, April 22 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's scintillating 48-ball unbeaten 84 went in vain as his side failed to cross the line by just one run in yet another edge-of-the-seat contest against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, here on Sunday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Jenna Dewan lived with Peruvian tribe to heal
Los Angeles, April 22 (IANS) Actress Jenna Dewan has said that she lived in Peru with a tribe for two weeks to "heal" after her split from actor Channing Tatum.
2019-04-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
BJP fields Puri from Amritsar, repeats four Delhi MPs
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) A day after actor Sunny Deal met BJP President Amit Shah, giving indication that he may be fielded from Amritsar, the party on Sunday announced Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri as its candidate from the seat.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Jobless man kills wife, three children; goes missing
Ghaziabad, April 22 (IANS) A man killed his wife and three children and wife here and is missing after telling a relative that he was going to do away with himself, police said on Sunday.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
4 Indians killed in Sri Lanka, narrow escape for others (3rd Lead)
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Four Indians were among those killed in the suicide bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, while many others, including a leading Tamil actress, had a narrow escape.
2019-04-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Congress fields Hooda father-son, Bhajan Lal kin in Haryana
Chandigarh, April 21 (IANS) Raising the bar for itself for the Lok Sabha elections in Haryana, the Congress on Sunday announced the name of former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for the Sonipat seat and Bhavya Bishnoi, a grandson of former Haryana strongman Bhajan Lal, for the Hisar seat.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Election to Odisha's Patkura assembly seat adjourned
Bhubaneswar, April 21 (IANS) Election to the Patkura Assembly constituency in Odisha's Kendrapara district has been adjourned following the death of Biju Janata Dal (BJD) candidate Bed Prakash Agarwalla, a poll official said on Sunday.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
4 Indians among 207 killed in Sri Lanka mayhem (3rd Intro Night Lead)
Colombo, April 21 (IANS) At least 207 people were killed and 469 injured when eight suicide bombings, mainly in Colombo, ravaged Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday in the island's bloodiest day since the civil war ended a decade ago. Four Indians, two of them women. were among the dead while some others had a narrow escape.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Terrorism
7 dead in temple stampede at TN's Tiruchirappali
Chennai, April 21 (IANS) At least seven persons, including four women, died and 12 others were injured in a stampede in a private temple in Tiruchirappali district in Tamil Nadu on Sunday, an official statement said.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Religion,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tamil actor Radikaa has narrow escape in Colombo
Chennai, April 21 (IANS) Noted Indian Tamil actor Radikaa Sarathkumar on Sunday had a providential escape as the bomb in the Cinnamon Grand hotel in Colombo exploded just after she had checked out.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Sri Lanka terror attack 'affront' to universal freedoms: US
New York, April 21 (IANS) The United States denounced the Easter bombings in Sri Lanka as an affront to universal values and confirmed that many of its citizens were among the victims.
2019-04-21
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics,Terrorism
3 Indians among 207 killed in Sri Lanka mayhem (2nd Intro Night Lead)
Colombo, April 21 (IANS) At least 207 people were killed and 469 injured when eight suicide bombings, mainly in Colombo, ravaged Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday in the island's bloodiest day since the civil war ended a decade ago. Three Indians were among the dead while some others had a narrow escape.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Terrorism
Wife prime suspect in Rohit Shekhar's murder: Crime Branch
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Crime Branch of Delhi Police, which is probing the alleged murder of late Congress leader N.D. Tiwari's son Rohit Shekhar, said on Sunday that Shekhar's wife, Apoorva Tiwari, and a domestic help who works as a driver are the prime suspects in the case.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Andhra orders probe into lapses in transport of Tirupati gold
Amaravati, April 21 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Sunday ordered an inquiry into alleged lapses in release and transportation of the gold belonging to Tirupati temple in the wake of seizure of 1,381 kg of gold by the Election Commission in Tamil Nadu four days ago.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Religion,Defence/Security
'Congress will restore National Security Advisory Board'
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram said that if voted to power, his party will re-establish an empowered and fully equipped National Security Advisory Board.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
After Jaitley debacle, BJP banks on Hardeep Puri in Amritsar
Chandigarh, April 21 (IANS) After witnessing the embarrassing defeat of its high-profile candidate Arun Jaitley in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday announced the name of Union Minister Hardeep Puri from the Amritsar seat for the May 19 parliamentary election.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Pragya's statement on Karkare despicable: Former DGs
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Eight former Directors General of Police on Sunday condemned as "despicable and regrettable" BJP's Bhopal candidate Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur's comment that it was her "curse" that led to the killing of police officer Hemant Karkare by terrorists.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Terrorism
Three Indians killed in Sri Lanka, narrow escape for others (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Three Indians are among those killed in the suicide bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said. Many others, including a leading Tamil actress, had a narrow escape.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Parthiv's 53 propels Bangalore to a fighting total
Bangalore, April 21 (IANS) Opener Parthiv Patel's (53 off 37) half-century followed by Moeen Ali's quick 16-ball 26 propelled Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to 161/7 against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, here on Sunday.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Leaders in Nagaland, Meghalaya condemn Lanka attacks
Shillong, April 21 (IANS) Political and church leaders in Meghalaya and Nagaland on Sunday strongly condemned the multiple blasts that rocked Sri Lanka on Sunday.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
One surgical strike won't change Pakistan: Lt Gen Hooda
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Indian Army's former Northern Command Chief D.S. Hooda, who directed the 2016 cross-LoC surgical strikes, on Sunday said one surgical strike or air strike won't make Pakistan change its behaviour.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Campaign ends for 3rd phase of LS polls in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, April 21 (IANS) The high voltage campaign for the third phase of Lok Sabha and Assembly elections in Odisha concluded on Sunday.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Narrow escape for Andhra tourists in Sri Lanka blasts
Amaravati, April 21 (IANS) Five persons from Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district had a narrow escape in the serial bomb blasts that rocked Sri Lanka on Sunday, killing over 200 people.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Congress fields Bhupinder Singh Hooda from Sonipat
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday announced the name of five Lok Sabha candidates in Haryana including former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda who will contest from Sonipat.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Campaign ends for remaining 14 Karnataka LS seats
Bengaluru, April 21 (IANS) The high-voltage campaign in Karnataka's remaining 14 Lok Sabha constituencies across the state's western and northern parts going to polls in the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections on April 23 concluded on Sunday.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Skirmishes reported as campaign ends in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, April 21 (IANS) Campaign for the Lok Sabha elections came to a close across Kerala at 6 p.m. on Sunday amid reports of skirmishes between workers of the three rival political parties coming in from several parts of the state.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Indian actress has narrow escape in Colombo
Colombo, April 21 (IANS) Noted Indian Tamil actress Radikaa Sarathkumar had a narrow escape when she left one of the three hotels in the Sri Lankan capital just before it was bombed on Sunday.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Cinema/Showbiz,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Poll preparedness in Anantnag LS constituency reviewed
Srinagar, April 21 (IANS) The District Electoral Officer of Anantnag Lok Sabha constituency on Sunday reviewed the final preparedness for first phase of polling in the seat on April 23.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Dangal 2019,Politics,Defence/Security
3 Indians among 207 killed in Sri Lanka mayhem (Intro Night Lead)
Colombo, April 21 (IANS) At least 207 people were killed and 469 injured when eight suicide bombings, mainly in Colombo, ravaged Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday in the island's bloodiest day since the civil war ended a decade ago. Three Indians were among the dead.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Terrorism
India become global power over 50 years, not 5 : Ramesh
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh on Sunday said that India has emerged as a major global power by efforts done over the last 50 years, not just in five years.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Manish Goel excited to play a cop (TV Snippets)
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Actor Manish Goel, known for shows like "Kasautii Zindagii Kay", will be seen portraying a police officer for the first time on TV, and is happy about it.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
AI, IndiGo waive cancellation fees for Colombo tickets
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) In wake of the terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka on Sunday, Air India and IndiGo have announced a total waiver of cancellation and rescheduling charges for passengers flying to and from Colombo till April 24.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Guterres 'outraged' by Easter bombings in Sri Lanka
United Nations, April 21 (IANS) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Sunday expressed outrage over the Easter bombings of churches and hotels in Sri Lanka and called for "swift justice" to the perpetrators.
2019-04-21
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
BJP to defend 62 seats in phase 3, Congress 16 (IANS special)
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The third phase of Lok Sabha elections scheduled for Tuesday will see the maximum number of seats going to the polls in a single phase -- 117 across 15 states and Union Territories.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Three Indians killed in Sri Lanka
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Three Indians are among those killed in the suicide bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj announced.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
India's nuclear weapons not for 'Diwali', asserts Modi
Barmer, April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that India is no longer afraid of Pakistan's nuclear threats as today it is among the world powers with capability to carry out nuclear attacks across all three media - land, water, and air.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
National Football: Mizoram, Kerala register big wins
Kolhapur, April 21 (IANS) After a thrilling first day of action, the second day of the Junior Girls' National Football Championships, here on Sunday, featured five games as the first round of fixtures in the group stages came to a close.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
BJP fields Puri from Amritsar, repeats four Delhi MPs
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The BJP on Sunday announced seven more Lok Sabha candidates, repeating Union Minister Harsh Vardhan from Delhi's Chandni Chowk and fielding Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri from Amritsar.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Five Indian pugilists enter Asian Boxing quarters
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Shiva Thapa (60kg) is now one win away from securing a record fourth medal at the Asian Boxing Championships as five Indian boxers entered the quarter-finals on day three of this prestigious continental tournament in Bangkok, Thailand, on Sunday.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
One Indian among 207 killed in Sri Lanka bloodbath
Colombo, April 21 (IANS) At least 207 people were killed and 469 injured when eight suicide bombings, mainly in Colombo, ravaged Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday in the island's bloodiest day since the civil war ended a decade ago. An Indian woman was among the dead.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Terrorism
Warner, Bairstow power SRH to huge win over KKR
Hyderabad, April 21 (IANS) Valiant knocks by Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) openers David Warner (67 off 38) and Jonny Bairstow's (80 unbeaten off 43) guided the team to a massive nine-wicket win over Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) tie, here on Sunday.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Campaign ends in 5 LS seats of NE voting in phase III
Guwahati, April 21 (IANS) Campaigning came to an end on Sunday for the remaining four Lok Sabha constituencies in Assam and one of Tripura's two parliamentary seats which are going to polls as part of the third phase on Tuesday.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Assam,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Campaign ends for third phase of polls in Bihar
Patna, April 21 (IANS) Campaigning concluded on Sunday for 5 of the 40 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar going to polls in the third phase on Tuesday. The constituencies going to vote in this phase are Madhepura, Supaul, Jhanjharpur, Khagaria and Araria in the flood-prone Seemanchal.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Chennai ask Bangalore to bat (Toss)
Bengaluru, April 21 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings (CSK) skipper M.S. Dhoni won the toss and opted to bowl against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in their return fixture at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Sunday.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Modi trying to run parallel government in Bengal: Mamata
Gayeshpur (West Bengal), April 21 (IANS) Attacking the special observers appointed by Election Commission in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday accused the Centre of trying to run a parallel government in the state by sending in "officers from Delhi".
2019-04-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
'Panipat' is a magical experience: Kriti Sanon
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Actress Kriti Sanon, currently shooting for the film "Panipat", says she never thought she would be a part of such a "massive film".
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Average airfares stay 10-15% high, more on non-metro routes
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Airfares on domestic routes, especially those connecting non-metro cities, remain high with suspension of Jet Airways flights. The average ticket prices have gone up in the range of 10-15 per cent across various sectors even as airlines like SpiceJet and IndiGo have mounted additional capacity.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bengal Special Poll Observer stirs political storm
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Special Poll Observer Ajay Nayak's comments, comparing the current election scenario in West Bengal to that of Bihar over 10 to 15 years ago, has kicked up a political storm in the state with an angry Trinamool Congress seeking his recall and an elated opposition going hammer and tongs at the state's ruling party.
2019-04-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Manish Goel excited to play a cop (TV Snippets)
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Actor Manish Goel, known for shows like "Kasautii Zindagii Kay", will be seen portraying a police officer, first time on TV, and is happy about it. "I'm playing a cop for the first time for the show 'Crime Patrol Dastak' special and the role of very powerful and strong," Manish said in a statement.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Congress condemns 'diabolical' terror act in Sri Lanka
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday condemned the terror attacks in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, terming it a "diabolical act of terrorism".
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Modi cites Sri Lanka blasts, says vote BJP to end terror
Chittorgarh (Rajasthan), April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, condemning the terror attacks on Sri Lanka on the holy occasion of Easter, asked people to vote for his BJP to eradicate terror.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Terrorism
Two Chinese nationals killed in Sri Lanka blasts
Colombo, April 21 (IANS) Two Chinese nationals were confirmed killed in a series of explosions in Sri Lanka on Sunday, the Chinese Embassy said.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Diplomacy,Terrorism
Death toll from Sri Lanka blasts jumps to 207
Colombo, April 21 (IANS) Multiple blasts which shook Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday claimed 207 lives while more than 450 others were wounded, police said.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Naval Commanders to review operations, strategies
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The first edition of the three-day biannual Naval Commanders' conference, to begin in New Delhi on Tuesday, will review major operations undertaken during the past six months, according to a press statement here on Sunday.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Wayanad: Congress claims Rahul wave, opposition differs
Wayanad (Kerala), April 21 (IANS) From the moment it was announced that Congress President Rahul Gandhi will contest the Wayanad Lok Sabha seat, for many his victory was a foregone conclusion. The opposition disagrees.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Lynn's 51 help KKR set 160-run target for SRH
Hyderabad, April 21 (IANS) Three wickets from left-arm pacer Khaleel Ahmed helped Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) restrict Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) to 159/8 at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, here on Sunday.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
BJP, Congress upbeat on winning Goa polls
Panaji, April 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress have expressed confidence of winning the two Lok Sabha polls and three Assembly by-elections, campaigning for which concluded at 5 p.m. on Sunday. The seats will go to polls on April 23.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Jet Airways employees considered taking over airline: NAG
Chennai, April 21 (IANS) Internal differences of opinion on employees taking over the management of Jet Airways did not permit pursuing the idea, but employees are ready to fully cooperate with any new investor for turning around the the financially crippled company, a senior official of the National Aviators Guild (NAG) said on Sunday.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Indian warships arrive in China for naval parade
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) Two Indian warships, including its biggest stealth destroyer, on Sunday arrived at China's eastern port city of Qingdao to participate in a Chinese naval parade which will be attended by the navies from about a dozen countries.
2019-04-21
Category: International, China,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Filing of papers for Himachal polls begins Monday
Shimla, April 21 (IANS) The filing of nominations for the four Lok Sabha seats in Himachal Pradesh, that go to polls on May 19, will start on Monday and continue till April 29, election officials said on Sunday.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Campaign ends for Lok Sabha polls' third phase in Bengal
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) The campaign for the third phase of the Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal ended on Sunday in five parliamentary constituencies scheduled to vote on April 23.
2019-04-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
International community condemns Easter Sunday blasts
Colombo, April 21 (IANS) Leaders from India and other countries on Sunday condemned the series of attacks on churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka which have killed 190 people and injured more than 450 amid Easter celebrations in the country.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Singing for family best moment of life, says Adnan
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Popular singer Adnan Sami says of the 33 years appearing on television around the world, serenading wife Roya and daughter Medina has been the greatest moments.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Petrol, diesel prices unchanged across metros
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Domestic fuel prices stayed unchanged across the metro cities on Sunday, with petrol selling at Rs 73 per litre in the national capital for the second straight day.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Sri Lanka death toll touches 190
Colombo, April 21 (IANS) Three police officers were killed in an eighth explosion in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, taking the total death toll to 190.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Campaigning ends for third phase of Lok Sabha polls
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Campaigning came to an end on Sunday in 117 constituencies spread over 15 States and Union Territories, which will go to the polls on Tuesday in the third phase of the mega seven-phase electoral exercise.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'PPP model of urban waste management needs $5 bn/year'
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The implementation of municipal solid waste management (MSWM) through the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model in Indian cities will require the investment of $5 billion (around Rs 34,695 crore) per year, a joint report by industry chamber Assocham and British advisory multinational Ernst & Young (EY) said on Sunday.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Technology
Having a blast with Inaaya, films can wait: Soha
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Actress Soha Ali Khan, last seen in the 2018 film "Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster 3", says movies take a lot of time and commitment.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Congress releases plan on national security
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Congress on Sunday released its plan on national security which emphasises on five key issues - assuming India's rightful place in global affairs, securing the neighbourhood, internal security, protecting people and strengthening capabilities.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Shimla biker retains 'King of Shivaliks' title
Shimla, April 21 (IANS) Shimlas intrepid biker David Kumar on Sunday scored his third win on the roll in the eighth edition of Hero MTB (mountain biking) Shimla and retained the 'King of Shivaliks title, event organisers said here.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Sports,Motorsports
Pakistan, India must change to normalize ties: Chidambaram
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Congress leader P. Chidambaram on Sunday said that if India wants to change Pakistan's behaviour towards it, it should examine and change some of its conduct towards the neighbouring country.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
TN leaders condemn mass killings in Colombo
Chennai, April 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam as well as DMK President M.K. Stalin condemned the mass killings by suicide bombers in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Kerala woman killed in Colombo blast
Thiruvananthapuram, April 21 (IANS) A Kerala woman holidaying in Colombo was among those killed in suicide bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, authorities here said.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Diaspora,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Cricketers condemn Sri Lanka blasts, send condolences
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Indian cricket fraternity has strongly condemned the serial blasts at multiple locations in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, which killed 192 people and injured over 470 others.
2019-04-21
Category: International, India,Sports,Cricket,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
AAP announces three candidates in Haryana
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday announced its Lok Sabha candidates for three seats in Haryana which it will contest in alliance with the Jannayak Janata Party (JJP).
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Islamists blamed for Sri Lanka blasts: Daily
Colombo, April 21 (IANS) Islamist extremists carried out the first six major suicide bombings in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, The Daily Mirror reported.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Lt Gen Hooda laments Pragya's remark on Karkare
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Lt Gen (retired) D.S. Hooda on Sunday said he was hurt by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Sadhvi Pragya Thakur's remarks on police officer Hemant Karkare, killed in the 26/11 terror attack.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Dangal 2019,Politics
Goa CM asks police to beef up security of churches
Panaji, April 21 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Sunday asked Director General of Police Pranab Nanda to beef up security of churches to prevent a Sri Lanka-like attack.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Religion,Terrorism
Bypolls to 6 Bengal assembly constituencies on May 19
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) Five West Bengal assembly seats - Islampur, Kandi, Habibpur (ST), Nowda and Bhatpara - will go for bypolls on May 19, according to the Election Commission.
2019-04-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
A tough poll battle on cards in picturesque Ladakh
Srinagar, April 21 (IANS) The electoral battle in the Ladakh Lok Sabha seat of Jammu and Kashmir has become interesting for poll watchers, but tough for contestants.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
In UP's third phase, poll battle enters Yadav land
Lucknow, April 21 (IANS) As the Lok Sabha election enters its third phase in Uttar Pradesh, the battle is now taking place in Yadav land with the prestige and stature of the Mulayam Singh Yadav clan on test.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Jaypee Infra buyout race picks up with Adani, NBCC bids
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) As the May 6 deadline approaches to resolve the Jaypee Infratech Ltd (JIL) insolvency case, the battle to acquire the debt-laden company has become more intense with NBCC submitting a fresh bid on April 24 and the Adani Group also entering the fray.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sri Lanka mayhem on Easter Sunday kills 192 (6th Lead)
Colombo, April 21 (IANS) Sri Lanka declared a nationwide curfew after suicide bombers carried out a string of well-planned deadly explosions, mostly in Colombo, on Easter Sunday leaving 192 dead and 470 injured in the island's bloodiest day since the civil war ended a decade ago.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Terrorism
Invigorate Foods set to invest Rs 60 cr in India
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Invigorate Foods on Sunday said it would invest Rs 60 crore in India in three years to manufacture soya milk products.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
iPhones to sport 3-camera setup, 12MP selfie shooter
San Francisco, April 21 (IANS) Apple is planning to upgrade camera resolution and setup in iPhones, to be unveiled this year.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Markets continue gains but cautious strategy advisable (IANS Insight - Market Watch)
Markets were on a roll last week and gained on two of the three trading days. The benchmark indices also hit new highs on Tuesday and Thursday and saw profit taking on Thursday before a long-extended weekend holiday set in. The undercurrent remains strong and the tussle between the bulls and bears is deeply set in. Nothing is going to end in a jiffy for sure.
2019-04-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Business/Economy,Opinion/Commentary
Christians celebrate Easter across Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, April 21 (IANS) Christians on Sunday celebrated Easter in Kerala with most churches witnessing huge participation of devotees. The Easter mass got over in most churches around 6 a.m., with priests offering a piece of cake and, at some places, a spoon of wine to the devotees.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Religion
World condemns multiple blasts in Sri Lanka
Colombo, April 21 (IANS) The international community has strongly condemned the multiple blasts at different locations in Sri Lanka, mostly in Colombo, which left at least 185 people dead and over 400 injured on Easter Sunday.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Changed insolvency norms by April next to speed up process
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) is in the process of being changed to be effective from the next fiscal to accomodate the fast changing creditor-debtor scenario, according to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI).
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
9,300 troopers deployed for Tripura East polling
Agartala, April 21 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) has made unprecedented security arrangements, including deployment of over 9,300 troopers, for the deferred voting to the Tripura East Lok Sabha constituency on Tuesday, officials said here on Sunday.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Tripura,National,Dangal 2019,Politics,Defence/Security
No team favourite to win the World Cup: Shoaib Malik
Lahore, April 21 (IANS) Senior Pakistan all-rounder Shoaib Malik believes no team is favourite to win the upcoming World Cup slated to be held in England and Wales from May 30.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,World Cup 2019,Cricket
India's Foreign Secretary in China, set to raise Azhar's ban
Beijing, April 21 (IANS) India's Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale arrived here on Sunday to hold talks with China's State Councillor and the country's top diplomat, Wang Yi, in which the vexed issue of blacklisting Pakistan-based terrorist Masood Azhar at the UN panel is likely to figure.
2019-04-21
Category: International, China,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Modi condemns attacks in Sri Lanka, assures all help
Jaipur, April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemned the terror attacks on Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday and said that India stands with the neighbouring nation at this hour of crisis.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Modi speaks to SL leaders, calls attacks 'cold-blooded'
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke to Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena and Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe and called the suicide bombings in the country as "cold-blooded and pre-planned barbaric acts".
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
SRH opt to field against KKR in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, April 21 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) skipper Kane Williamson won the toss and elected to bowl in their Indian Premier League (IPL) encounter against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium here on Sunday.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
I love to do all kinds of films: Darshan Kumaar
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Actor Darshan Kumaar says he loves to work in all genres of cinema.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ariana opens up about her fascination for Jim Carrey
Los Angeles, April 21 (IANS) Singer Ariana Grande has said the celebrity she still loves the most is Hollywood star actor Jim Carrey. Grande said she adored the "Dumb and Dumber" star even more because of his inspirational quotes about depression, reports mirror.co.uk.
2019-04-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Big B cracks husband-wife jokes on social media
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Keeping up with the relaxed Sunday vibes, megastar Amitabh Bachchan on Sunday treated his fans and followers with jokes on social media.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
RJD contemplates action against Tej Pratap Yadav
Patna, April 21 (IANS) The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) in Bihar is contemplating disciplinary action against party chief Lalu Prasad's elder son Tej Pratap Yadav for raising a banner of revolt and "anti-party activities", said party leaders on Sunday.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Ex-IAS takes on former IPS in battle for Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar, April 21 (IANS) It's a fight between a former IAS official and an ex-IPS officer in the prestigious Bhubaneswar Lok Sabha constituency in Odisha.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Jacqueline Fernandez condemns Sri Lanka killings
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Sri Lankan Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez described as "extremely sad" the killings of 186 people in a string of suicide bombings in her country on Easter Sunday.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Will contest from Varanasi if Rahul asks: Priyanka
Wayanad (Kerala), April 21 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Sunday said she will contest the Lok Sabha elections from Varanasi if asked by her brother and party President Rahul Gandhi.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Modi says he is winning but no fun minus Gujarat's 26 seats
Patan (North Gujarat), April 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Sunday asserted that the country had made up its mind to bring him back to power but said the victory will have little meaning if Gujarat did not repeat the 26-out-of-26 performance of 2014.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
TMC faces Left legacy, BJP's ascent in Balurghat
Balurghat (West Bengal), April 21 (IANS) With a long pending railway project, lack of development, scarce job opportunities and rampant infiltration and smuggling in the region, West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) has its task cut out in retaining the Balurghat Lok Sabha constituency in the face of formidable challenge from the BJP and the traditionally strong Left outfit, RSP.
2019-04-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
India strongly condemns killings in Sri Lanka
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) India strongly condemned the serial blasts on multiple locations in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday which killed 185 people, with President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying New Delhi stood in solidarity with the island nation.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
When Paloma Faith threatened to kill neighbour's dog
London, April 21 (IANS) Singer-actress Paloma Faith, who stars in the "Batman" spin-off "Pennyworth", says playing villain Bet Sykes turned her into a real-life psycho as she threatened to kill her neighbour's dog.
2019-04-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
It's shameful: Bollywood condemns Sri Lanka mayhem
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) After a string of serial blasts rocked Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday killing 185 people, Bollywood celebrities like Jacqueline Fernandez, Shekhar Kapur and Vivek Anand Oberoi condemned the bloodbath as an act of cowardice.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Congress upbeat on both Goa LS seats, 3 assembly bypolls
Panaji, April 21 (IANS) The Congress party is confident of winning the April 23 elections to the two Lok Sabha seats in Goa and the three assembly bypolls with a 5-0 scoreline, state Congress president Girish Chodankar said on Sunday.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Congress blames Centre for Balakot controversy
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday accused the Centre of stirring a row over the number of terrorists killed in the air strike by India on a JeM camp at Balakot in Pakistan.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
TN leaders condemn blasts in Sri Lanka
Chennai, April 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami and Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam condemned the mass killings by suicide bombers in Sri Lanka on Sunday.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
2nd EC notice to Pragya Thakur for Babri remarks
Bhopal, April 21 (IANS) The Election Commission on Sunday issued a show cause notice to Sadhvi Pragya Thakur, the BJP candidate from Bhopal, for her controversial remarks about the Babri Masjid demolition.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Sri Lanka toll 185, curfew declared
Colombo, April 21 (IANS) Sri Lanka declared a nationwide curfew after a string of eight explosions, mostly in Colombo, left at least 185 people dead and over 400 injured on Easter Sunday, authorities said.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Kejriwal condemns Sri Lanka bombings
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal expressed grief over the mass killings by suicide bombers in Sri Lanka on Sunday and said that acts of terror should be condemned in strongest terms.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Gabbard outraises Harris among Indian-American donors
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu US Congresswoman and Democratic 2020 presidential candidate, has vastly outraised Senator Kamala Harris of Indian and Jamaican descent among Indian-American donors in the 2020 presidential fundraising derby so far.
2019-04-21
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Politics
Tesla slams critic with restraining order
San Francisco, April 21 (IANS) Electric vehicle (EV)-maker Tesla has slammed Randeep Hothi -- one of the short-sellers of the company and also its prominent Twitter critic -- with a restraining order on charges of stalking, harassing and endangering company employees.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Those who voted for Modi can also oust him: Mayawati
Lucknow, April 21 (IANS) Accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of failing to keep his promises made to the people of Uttar Pradesh, BSP President Mayawati on Sunday said that those who voted him to power can also throw him out.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Seventh blast hits Sri Lanka, 2 dead
Colombo, April 21 (IANS) Two persons were killed when a fresh explosion rocked the Sri Lankan capital on Easter Sunday, authorities said.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Easter Sunday suicide bombings kill 156 in Sri Lanka (Fifth Lead)
Colombo, April 21 (IANS) At least 156 people were killed and more than 400 injured when suicide bombers exploded themselves in three luxury hotels and three churches in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday in the island's bloodiest day since the civil war ended a decade ago.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Religion,Terrorism
72 Gurugram villages threaten to boycott LS polls
Gurugram, April 21 (IANS) Residents of 72 villages in Gurugram's IMT Maneser area may boycott the Lok Sabha elections after the Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation (HSIIDC) served notices to take back Rs 35 lakh from a compensation amount given to the farmers for land acquisition.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Haryana,National,Human Interest/Society,Poll Trivia,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Bollywood's soft power lends a push to India-China ties
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Bollywood's soft power is working its way in China like never before -- and the fan frenzy for superstar Shah Rukh Khan and the runaway success of an experimental film like "AndhaDhun", which has surpassed Rs 250 crore at the Chinese box office, stands as testimony.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Human Interest/Society
AI, social media regulation find prominence in poll manifestos
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Going by the poll manifestos published by major political parties, the use of digital technology is likely to get a boost under the new government that will come to power after the Lok Sabha election results on May 23.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
Annu Kapoor teams up with Ayushmann for 'Dream Girl'
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Veteran actor Annu Kapoor has teamed up with actor Ayushmann Khurrana for "Dream Girl", seven years after "Vicky Donor".
2019-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ingram pulls off stunner to dismiss Gayle at Kotla
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The way Kings XI Punjab opener Chris Gayle was batting against the Delhi Capitals at the Feroz Shah Kotla here, it needed something magical from the hosts to dismiss the West Indian. And it was Colin Ingram's brilliance in the outfield that ended Gayle's blistering knock.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Indian President, PM condemn Sri Lanka bombings
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on condemned the mass killings by suicide bombers in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, saying India stood in solidarity with the island nation.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Bieber comments about wife Hailey on Kendall's image
Los Angeles, April 21 (IANS) Pop singer Justin Bieber posted a racy comment about his wife and model Hailey Baldwin on model Kendall Jenner's photograph.
2019-04-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Fake review factories fooling online Amazon shoppers
San Francisco, April 21 (IANS) Amazon's online shoppers are being fooled by fake review factories running on multiple Facebook groups.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
FIIs lap up bank equities in election season
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) With the general elections underway and with all its associated volatility in full play, foreign institution investors (FIIs) have lapped up the banking stocks to strengthen their position in the market and maximise trading gains in this election season.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Mamata grieves Sri Lanka blasts
Kolkata, April 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday expressed grief and concern over the blasts in Sri Lanka in which at least 138 people were killed and more than 400 injured.
2019-04-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Congress-AAP 2014 vote share suggests tie-up only way out
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) With just 20 days to go for polling in the national capital, suspense continues over Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Congress on forming an alliance to take on the BJP.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Private carriers in India have come crashing down
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Aviation in India has attracted entrepreneurs like moths to a flame but only a few have managed to survive and thrive in a sector which has become the graveyard of all kinds of airline business models -- budget, full service and hybrid.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Alex Hales takes break for 'personal reasons'
London, April 21 (IANS) England batsman Alex Hales has gone on an indefinite break due to personal reasons, thus putting a question mark over his availability in the World Cup slated to begin from May 30.
2019-04-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Abhishek spends pool time with Aishwarya, Aaradhya
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan, who is celebrating his 12th wedding anniversary in the Maldives, has posted a photograph his "girls" -- wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and daughter Aaradhya -- enjoying quality time in the pool.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Garmin bullish on Indian luxury wearable market
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Bullish on the Indian luxury smart watches market, US-based wearable major Garmin is set to introduce its super premium 'MARQ' line-up of smartwatches in the third quarter of 2019.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Reinvented the actor in me in New York: Anupam
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher, who is back in the country after almost three months, says it has been a great learning experience being in New York and reinventing the actor in him there.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
Ukrainians vote in 2nd round of presidential election
Kiev, April 21 (IANS) Ukrainians voted on Sunday in the second round of the country's presidential election, with incumbent leader Petro Poroshenko seeking re-election, while TV comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy is making his foray into mainstream politics for the first time.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Ukraine,Politics
Steve Harvey's daughter, wife face ire over kiss
Los Angeles, April 21 (IANS) TV host Steve Harvey's daughter Lori and his wife Marjorie received flak on social media for sharing a photograph of them kissing on the lips.
2019-04-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'DRT on cards if Jet's stake sale process fails'
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Even as Jet Airway's lenders are confident of selling their stake in the temporarily grounded airline, they have prepared a contingency plan which includes taking the company to Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT), sources said.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Sri Lanka suicide bombings on Easter kill 138 (Fourth Lead)
Colombo, April 21 (IANS) At least 138 people were killed and more than 400 injured when a string of suicide bombings rocked luxury hotels and churches in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday in the island's bloodiest day since the end of the civil war, media reports said.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Tech companies know what you are doing right now
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Next time when Netflix or Amazon shows you what you should be watching or shopping next, do not just let that notification pass by.
2019-04-21
Category: International, India,National,Human Interest/Society,Technology
Maharashtra: Scions, stalwarts fight for 14 seats in phase 3
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Political stalwarts, scions of major political families and rebels are in fray for the 14 parliamentary constituencies in Maharashtra, which will go to polls in the third phase of Lok Sabha elections on April 23.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Sons of 2 ex-CMs battle for Shimoga in Karnataka
Shimoga (Karnataka), April 21 (IANS) In the battle for supremacy in Karnataka's Malnad region, sons of two former Chief Ministers will lock horns for the prestigious Shimoga Lok Sabha seat in the third phase of polling on April 23.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Shadab Khan ill, ruled out of England series
Lahore, April 21 (IANS) Pakistan wrist-spinner Shadab Khan has been ruled out of the upcoming limited-overs series against England due to illness.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
John Singleton hospitalised after suffering stroke
Los Angeles, April 21 (IANS) Oscar-nominated director John Singleton has been hospitalised after suffering a stroke, his family members said.
2019-04-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Equity indices to gain as healthy Q4 results buoy sentiments: Experts (Market Outlook)
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) The Indian equity market is expected to maintain its northward trajectory in the week ahead as healthy fourth quarter (Q4) earning numbers and anticipation of a stable Central government buoy investors' sentiments, analysts said.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Jency Anthony: Hit singer to school teacher (Where are they now)
(In the series 'Where are they now', IANS profiles singer Jency Anthony who once sang Ilaiyaraaja's mega hit compositions before quietly walking away from the Tamil film music industry)
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Congress workers protest outside Rahul's residence
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Supporters of Delhi Congress leader Raj Kumar Chauhan on Sunday staged a protest outside party President Rahul Gandhi's residence here over rumours that he was being denied a ticket by giving preference to an outsider.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Smith & Co aim to retain winning momentum against DC
Jaipur, April 21 (IANS) Having secured a much-needed victory against Mumbai Indians, Rajasthan Royals will look to continue with the winning momentum against an in-form Delhi Capitals (DC) when the two teams meet at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium on Monday.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Stressed power resolution comes to a standstill
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The resolution of 40,000 MW of stressed power projects has come to a standstill with lenders turning reluctant to engage with investors in the absence of fresh directions from the Reserve Bank of India and regulatory overreach that has made lowering of tariff mandatory from projects being sold at lower valuations.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
40 killed in Sri Lanka explosions (3rd Lead)
Colombo, April 21 (IANS) At least 40 people were killed and more than 250 others injured on Sunday as explosions ripped through three churches and three hotels in Sri Lanka, media reports said.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Barcelona move step closer to La Liga title
Barcelona, April 21 (IANS) A solid if not inspired performance was enough for Barcelona to prevail 2-1 over Real Sociedad and leave themselves needing just six points to clinch the La Liga title.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Sajad Lone expresses concern over Yasin Malik's health
Srinagar, April 21 (IANS) Peoples Conference (PC) chief Sajad Lone on Sunday expressed concern over the health of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik and hoped the national investigation agency (NIA) understood his position.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Swatch defeats Apple in legal war over catch-phrase
San Francisco, April 21 (IANS) Swiss watchmaker Swatch defeated Apple in a legal battle where the iPhone-maker claimed that the watch company used the phrase "One More Thing" -- which was regularly used by Steve Jobs in his key notes.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Proud of Babri Masjid demolition: Pragya Thakur
Bhopal, April 21 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from the Bhopal parliamentary consituency in Madhya Pradesh Sadhvi Pragya Thakur said on Sunday that she takes pride in the demolition of the Babri Masjid.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Dangal 2019,Politics,Religion
Pregnant women feel pushed out of their jobs: Study
New York, April 21 (IANS) Many working women feel they are being pushed out of their jobs when they become pregnant while new fathers often get a boost in their careers, say researchers.
2019-04-21
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sri Lanka blasts: Sushma in touch with Indian High Commissioner
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday that she was in touch with the Indian High Commissioner in Colombo as six explosions hit churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, killing at least 20 people.
2019-04-21
Category: International, India,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
20 killed in Sri Lanka churches, hotels blasts (2nd Lead)
Colombo, April 21 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and over 200 others injured in six explosions on Sunday that targeted churches and five-star hotels in Sri Lanka, media reports said.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
It's 'blind love' for BJP politician fathers in Himachal
Shimla, April 21 (IANS) It's 'blind love' for two BJP politician fathers when it comes to supporting their sons in the Lok Sabha elections in Himachal Pradesh.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Poll Trivia,Politics
Dhawan taunts Ashwin post yet another 'Mankad' attempt
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) skipper R Ashwin was at the receiving end of Shikhar Dhawan's mocking when the off-spinner tried to 'Mankad' the Delhi Capitals (DC) batsman during the game in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) edition at the Feroz Shah Kotla.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Giving human touch to Alexa or Siri can backfire
New York, April 21 (IANS) An Indian American researcher-led team has found that giving human touch to chat bots like Apple Siri or Amazon Alexa may actually disappoint users.
2019-04-21
Category: International, United States,Technology
AFTER 11)(SUNDAY MORNING RELEASE) I cannot live without football: Colaco (Where are they now)
(In the continuing series 'Where are they now?', IANS tracks down former player and now coach Armando Colaco and asks him what he plans to do in the coming days)
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
'Selection Day' Season 2 powered by Samad & Tailang's performances
"Selection Day" Season 2 (Netflix); Starring: Mohammad Samad, Yash Dholye, Rajesh Tailang, Akshaye Oberoi, Mahesh Manjrekar; Rating: *** 1/2 (3 and a half stars)
2019-04-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
A bird's-eye view of Humayun's Tomb complex conservation
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Anyone who crosses Delhis Lodhi-Mathura road's roundabout would remember a colossal Mughal-era monument that stands on it -- the Subz Burj, hidden under scaffolding for heritage conservation. An example of resplendent Islamic architecture of India, it is the first introduction of a dense ensemble of garden tombs that dot the 170-acre area around the historic red-sandstone Humayuns Tomb built by emperor Akbar.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Art/Culture/Books
Adah Sharma in film on sex reassignment surgery
Mumbai, April 21 (IANS) Actress Adah Sharma is thrilled about playing a man in a comedy film on sex reassignment surgery.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Box office: Fudging the figures (Column: B Town)
There was a famous saying in the film industry, which was a filmmakers answer to all criticism and that was: Let the figures speak. Not at all strange that both, the one who criticised a film as well as the one who defended it, used the same phrase! One of them got the satisfaction of being proved right albeit, at the others discomfort. Films of a maker like Manmohan Desai, for instance, were always panned by critics but the collection figures spoke for his films.
2019-04-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Opinion/Commentary,Bollywood
Sunny Sunday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) It was a sunny Sunday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded three notches below the season's average at 20.6 degrees Celsius, the Met office said.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Ashwin fined for slow over-rate against Delhi Capitals
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab captain R. Ashwin was fined after his team maintained a slow over-rate during their five-wicket loss to Delhi Capitals in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Saturday.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Dark Web becomes huge market for weapons trade
New York, April 21 (IANS) As the debate over gun regulations rages globally, researchers now report that the Dark Web has become a big market for weapons trade.
2019-04-21
Category: International, United States,Technology
Explosions in Sri Lanka churches, hotels
Colombo, April 21 (IANS) Explosions were reported on Sunday at three churches in Sri Lanka as Christians celebrated Easter and also in two five-star hotels, the media reported.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
We need to catch momentum now: Ashwin
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) After succumbing to a five-wicket loss to Delhi Capitals on Saturday, Kings XI Punjab captain R. Ashwin said his team needs to catch momentum and come back on the winning track in the remaining games of the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) season.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Dhawan's fearless cricket helping us: Shreyas Iyer
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) After securing a much-needed win against Kings XI Punjab, Delhi Capitals skipper Shreyas Iyer heaped praise on Shikhar Dhawan, saying that the "fearless cricket" played by the senior batsman is helping the team in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Blasts reported at churches in Sri Lanka
Colombo, April 21 (IANS) Explosions were reported on Sunday at two churches in Sri Lanka as Christians celebrated Easter, the BBC reported.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Millions using '123456' as password: Security study
London, April 21 (IANS) Millions of people are using easy-to-guess passwords on sensitive accounts, with "123456" being the most widely-used on breached accounts, suggests a security study.
2019-04-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Human Interest/Society,Defence/Security,Technology
Indian, US Navies hold anti-submarine warfare exercise
New York, April 21 (IANS) Indian and the US Navies have held a joint submarine-hunting exercise in the Indian Ocean, aiming to lay the groundwork for coordinating maritime patrol and reconnaissance, according to the US Navy.
2019-04-21
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Seven killed in UP truck-bus collision
Lucknow, April 21 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 30 others injured on Sunday when a Varanasi-bound passenger bus collided head-on with a truck in Uttar Pradesh's Mainpuri district, police said.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
In direct contest for PM, voters in AP, Punjab, Kerala, TN prefer Rahul over Modi: CVOTER-IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) In a direct contest, most voters in Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Kerala and Tamil Nadu will vote for Rahul Gandhi as the Prime Minister but in the rest of the country Narendra Modi continues to be the preferred choice, according to CVOTER-IANS poll tracker.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tear gas used against Paris' 'yellow vest' protesters
Paris, April 21 (IANS) Riot police unleashed tear gas at the so-called "yellow vest" protesters who took the streets of the French capital against economic injustice for the 23rd consecutive weekend, the media reported.
2019-04-21
Category: International, France,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security
SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft test runs into problems
Miami, April 21 (IANS) Thick plumes of smoke rose over a SpaceX facility in Florida during a test fire of a Crew Dragon spacecraft and the issue was serious, it could derail plans to fly astronauts aboard the capsule later this year, the media reported.
2019-04-21
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Technology
Employees say Boeing plant plagued by shoddy production: Report
Washington, April 21 (IANS) Former and current employees at a Boeing plant in South Carolina that produces the company's 787 Dreamliner jet have claimed that the factory has been plagued by shoddy production and weak oversight that have threatened to compromise safety, The New York Times said in a report.
2019-04-21
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US to clean up toxic Vietnam War air base
Washington, April 21 (IANS) The US has launched a multi-million dollar clean-up operation at an air base in Vietnam it used to store the notorious chemical Agent Orange.
2019-04-21
Category: International, United States,Politics
Fognini upsets Nadal in Monte-Carlo semis
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (France), April 21 (IANS) Italy's Fabio Fognini has pulled off a big upset here, ending Rafa Nadal's bid for a record-extending 12th Monte Carlo title with a straight set win over the Spaniard in the semifinal.
2019-04-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Tennis
11 killed in bus accident in Kazakhstan
Nur-Sultan, April 21 (IANS) Eleven people were killed and 29 others injured on Saturday in a bus accident in Kazakhstan, the Interior Ministry said.
2019-04-21
Category: International, Poland,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dhawan, Iyer lead show as DC beat KXIP by 5 wickets
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Opener Shikhar Dhawan (56) and skipper Shreyas Iyer (58*) led from the front as Delhi Capitals turned their poor home record with a convincing 5-wicket win over Kings XI Punjab at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Saturday. They reached 166/5 with two balls to spare. With the win, DC now have 12 points from 10 games and have moved one step closer to qualifying for the play-offs.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Jyotiraditya Scindia owns palace, other properties
Shivpuri (Madhya Pradesh), April 21 (IANS) Congress' Guna candidate Jyotiraditya Scindia, who belongs to the erstwhile Gwalior princely dynasty, owns properties worth over Rs 2 billion, including a palace that he got as part of his inheritance.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Gurugram constable jumps after thief to foil escape
Gurugram, April 20 (IANS) An alert constable foiled the escape bid of a thief after he jumped off from the first floor of a police station here early on Saturday, police said.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
EC serves notice on Sadhvi Pragya Thakur
Bhopal, April 20 (IANS) The Election Commission in Madhya Pradesh on Saturday served a notice on BJP's Lok Sabha candidate Sadhvi Pragya Thakur over her controversial remarks about Hemant Karkare, the senior police officer who was martyred in the terrorist attack in Mumbai on November 26, 2008.
2019-04-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Jayant Sinha richest candidate so far in Jharkhand
Ranchi, April 20 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha, a BJP nominee from Hazaribagh Lok Sabha constituency, has declared assets of Rs 76.91 crore, making him the richest candidate among all those who have filed their nomination papers in Jharkhand so far.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
PM helped industrialists, ignored government firms: Sidhu
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu on Saturday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleging that he has behaved like a "business development manager" and benefited industrialists while "sidelining" the government companies.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Rajasthan names Smith skipper, BCCI surprised
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Placed seventh on the points table in the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League, Rajasthan Royals have removed Ajinkya Rahane as the captain and handed the armband to former skipper Steve Smith. The team has managed to win just two games of the eight that they have played and the management believes that bringing him back at the helm might change their fortune.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Not in violation of US sanctions: Reliance Industries
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Reliance Industries on Saturday said that reports suggesting its involvement in an arrangement that leads to cash payment for Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA via third parties and hence violating US sanctions are false.
2019-04-20
Category: International, India,Business/Economy,Politics
Samajwadi Party names candidates for Phulpur, Allahabad
Lucknow, April 20 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party on Saturday named Pandhari Yadav as its candidate from the Phulpur parliamentary constituency. Pandhari Yadav is a former district President of the Samajwadi Party (SP).
2019-04-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
AgustaWestland: Court rejects Sushen Gupta's bail
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) A Delhi court on Saturday rejected the bail plea of Sushen Mohan Gupta, an alleged middleman in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal case.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Rajasthan ask Mumbai to bat (Toss)
Jaipur, April 20 (IANS) Rajasthan Royals' skipper Steve Smith won the toss and opted to bowl against Mumbai Indians in their Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium, here on Saturday.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Bengal LS polls not letting didi sleep: Modi
Buniyadpur (West Bengal), April 20 (IANS) Launching a scathing attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday claimed that the trend of voting in the first two phases in the state has "put the breaks on the speed-breaker didi's sleep".
2019-04-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Consumer confidence recovers in April: Study
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Consumer confidence has recovered in April owing to cooling inflation and easing tensions between India and Pakistan after a war-like situation had developed, said a recent report.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Want industry to open up to outsiders: Soundarya
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Actress Soundarya Sharma, who made her Bollywood foray with "Ranchi Diaries", says it would be nice to see the industry open up more to "non-star" children.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
You're my heartbeat: Kajol on daughter's 16th birthday
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) As Kajol and Ajay Devgn's daughter Nysa turned sweet 16 on Saturday, the actress had a special wish to share for her "heartbeat".
2019-04-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bairstow to leave IPL for England World Cup camp
Hyderabad, April 20 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) opener Johnny Bairstow on Saturday confirmed that he will leave the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) after his team's game against Chennai Super Kings (CSK) on April 23 to join England's camp for the World Cup.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Ram's birth in Ayodhya: Memorable view from sanctum sanctorum (Comment)
There was a singular absence of frenzy last week in Ayodhya on the occasion of Ram Navmi. As the campaign for election 2019 rose to a crescendo, one would have expected the Hindutva Brigade to turn up in full force for several reasons. To obtain the Lords blessings for the do or die battle. And to focus on Ayodhya to keep the issue simmering during these crucial elections. True, the matter is in court but so is the Sadhvi Pragya Thakur matter. When were such niceties sacrosanct for the current lot? More likely, the Mandir-Masjid soufflé is not rising.
2019-04-20
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary,Politics,Religion
What if there is a hung parliament? (Column: Political Circus)
Conventional wisdom has it that the current polls will not produce a clear-cut result as in 2014.
2019-04-20
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary,Dangal 2019,Politics
Nadal advances to Monte Carlo semi-finals
Roquebrune-Cap-Martin (France), April 20 (IANS) Spain's Rafael Nadal managed to eke out a 7-6 (7-1), 6-3 win against Guido Pella of Argentina to secure a berth in the semi-finals of the Monte Carlo Masters, an event he has won 11 times.
2019-04-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Balanced approach essential on foreign currency debt (Column: Behind Infra Lines)
Recent news about an increase in Indian corporates and state entities issuing dollar bonds is welcome news, especially since it clearly shows investor appetite for lending to credible Indian business models. However, relatively easy liquidity and high investor appetite for lending in the international markets must be tempered by the fact that borrowing in foreign currencies is beneficial for businesses with certain specific balance sheet structures.
2019-04-20
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary,Business/Economy
13 people shot dead at family party in Mexico
Mexico City, April 20 (IANS) Thirteen people, including a child, were shot dead at a family party in the Mexican state of Veracruz by unidentified armed assailants, authorities said.
2019-04-20
Category: International, Mexico,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2 teens held over Northern Ireland journalist murder
Belfast, April 20 (IANS) Northern Ireland police have arrested two teenagers in the killing of 29-year-old investigative journalist Lyra McKee, authorities said on Saturday.
2019-04-20
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media
2014 contest was tougher, says Shashi Tharoor
Thiruvananthapuram, April 20 (IANS) Congress leader and party candidate from this parliamentary constituency in Kerala Shashi Tharoor, who is aiming for a hat-trick win in the Lok Sabha elections, on Saturday said that the 2014 fight was tougher.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Afghan Information Ministry under attack in Kabul
Kabul, April 20 (IANS) An explosion and gunfire was heard in the Afghan capital on Saturday as the Ministry of Information headquarters came under attack by gunmen, officials said.
2019-04-20
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Egyptians vote in constitution reform referendum
Cairo, April 20 (IANS) Egyptians on Saturday voted in a three-day referendum on constitutional reforms that could allow incumbent President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to rule until 2030 and give the head of state and the army more power.
2019-04-20
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
4 of 11 Tesla board members to step down by 2020
San Francisco, April 20 (IANS) In a move that is likely to weaken the powers of Electric Vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Founder Elon Musk and cut some of his strongest allies from the board of directors, the company has said that four of its 11-member board would step down by 2020, thus shrinking the board's size by more than a third.
2019-04-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Who is Acharya Pramod Krishnam? (IANS Interview)
Lucknow, April 20 (IANS) With a long white flowing beard, white robes and a red 'tilak on the forehead, Acharya Pramod Krishnam looks more like a godman and less like a politician, who is set to take on Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on May 6 in the fifth phase of the Lok Sabha polls.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
BJP candidate asks supporters to opt for fake voting
Lucknow, April 20 (IANS) Sanghmitra Maurya, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) candidate from Uttar Pradesh's Badaun Lok Sabha seat, has landed in a controversy by asking her supporters to resort to fake voting if the actual voters were unable to cast their ballots.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Poll Trivia,Politics
Samajwadi Party names Phulpur, Allahabad candidates
Lucknow, April 20 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) on Saturday announced its candidates for the Phulpur and Allahabad parliamentary constituencies in Uttar Pradesh for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Smith to be handed captain's band by Rajasthan Royals
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Placed seventh in the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League, Rajasthan Royals are toying with the idea of handing the captain's armband to former skipper Steve Smith as the team has managed to win just two games of the eight that they have played so far. The management believes that bringing him back at the helm might change their fortune.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Vijay Gokhale to meet Chinese FM in Beijing
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) India's Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale will be on a two-day China visit from Sunday to meet Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi where he is likely to discuss the issue of blacklisting of Pakistan-based terrorist Masood Azhar at a UN panel.
2019-04-20
Category: International, China,Diplomacy,Politics,Terrorism
New Snapchat Lens to spread anti-bullying awareness
San Francisco, April 20 (IANS) Photo-messaging app Snapchat is working out ways to spread awareness about bullying on its platform by launching its first ever social impact-based Lens Challenge.
2019-04-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Hudson shares first photo of her kids together
Los Angeles, April 20 (IANS) Actress Kate Hudson shared a photograph of all her children together for the first time to celebrate her 40th birthday.
2019-04-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
I had erred in judging Mamata earlier: Modi
Buniyadpur (West Bengal), April 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said he had earlier erred in judging Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee as he used to consider her an embodiment of simplicity who wanted to free the people of West Bengal from the rule of the Leftists, but realised his mistake once he got to know of her misdeeds after ascending to the high office.
2019-04-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Of Windies carnage in IPL and WC dreams
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Which is the one thing that has been consistent in the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL)? One might say it has been the explosive batting performance from tainted Australian batsman David Warner, who has made a remarkable comeback to the cash-rich league after missing out the last edition. It can also be the as-expected winning run of the M.S. Dhoni-led Chennai Super Kings, or one might argue for the awful run by Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), which boasts of being led by the best batsman in the world at the moment.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,World Cup 2019,IPL 2019,Cricket
US 'church' to offer 'miracle cure' amid warnings
Washington, April 20 (IANS) A US-based group calling itself Genesis II Church of Health and Healing has plans to convene on Saturday to promote a "miracle cure" that claims to cure 95 per cent of all diseases in the world by making adults and children, including infants, drink industrial bleach.
2019-04-20
Category: International, United States,Human Interest/Society
Afghan Information Ministry under attack in Kabul
Kabul, April 20 (IANS) An explosion and gunfire was heard in the Afghan capital on Saturday as the Ministry of Information headquarter came under attack by gunmen, officials said.
2019-04-20
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Airbnb's growth driving down lodging prices: Study
New York, April 20 (IANS) Global hospitality services provider Airbnb is shaking up the hotel industry by driving down the lodging prices and revenues for traditional hotels, a new study suggests.
2019-04-20
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Technology
de Villiers has a new nickname for Virat Kohli
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) It is well known that star Indian batsman Virat Kohli is fondly called 'chiku' by his teammates inside the national dressing room. Apart from this, Kohli has been given various other nicknames across the cricketing fraternity such as 'run machine', 'King Kohli', 'chase master', which people use while talking about his batting skills.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Pakistan to play day-night Test in Australia
Sydney, April 20 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has given its nod to its Australian counterpart to play a day-night Test in the upcoming 2019-20 season.
2019-04-20
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Vicky Kaushal injured during film shoot
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Actor Vicky Kaushal is out of action after suffering an injury during an action sequence for a horror film.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Indian Foreign Secretary to visit China on Sunday
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) Indian Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale will visit China on Sunday to meet Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
2019-04-20
Category: International, China,Diplomacy,Politics
Tejashwi attacks Modi ahead of Bihar meeting
Patna, April 20 (IANS) Hours ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bihar to address a public meeting in the Araria parliamentary constituency, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Saturday attacked him for the state's suffering.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Indian-origin physician charged with healthcare fraud
Washington, April 20 (IANS) An Indian-origin physician in the US has been charged with conspiracy to unlawfully dispense controlled substances and commit healthcare fraud.
2019-04-20
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora,Immigration/Law/Rights
Instagram testing to hide 'Like' counts on posts
San Francisco, April 20 (IANS) To channelise user-focus on sharing better and sensible content on its platform, Facebook-owned photo-messaging app Instagram is planning on hiding the 'Like' counts for posts on its app.
2019-04-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Kunal Parwani hopes to work with Sharman again
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Actor Kunal Parwani hopes to work with the "most talented" actor and his "Baarish" co-star Sharman Joshi once again.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Audience awareness will change film business: Yami
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) The current times are exciting to be in the film business as audiences have become more demanding, says actress Yami Gautam, who is confident this wave of audience awareness will bring about a positive change in the industry.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Academy responds to lawsuit from Roman Polanski
Los Angeles, April 20 (IANS) The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has responded to a lawsuit from director Roman Polanski that claimed he was unfairly expelled from the organisation behind the Oscars.
2019-04-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Hollywood
Dorsey admits Twitter makes it easy to abuse others
San Francisco, April 20 (IANS) Admitting that Twitter makes it "super easy to harass and abuse others", CEO of the micrblogging platform Jack Dorsey has said that addressing the issue in a systematic way is his biggest worry.
2019-04-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Adele separates from husband Simon Konecki
Los Angeles, April 20 (IANS) Singer Adele has parted ways with her husband, Simon Konecki, according to a statement from her representative Benny Tarantini.
2019-04-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
MNM candidates back to usual work after LS polls
Chennai, April 20 (IANS) After days of hectic electioneering, it is business as usual for some contestants in the Lok Sabha elections belonging to Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) party.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Mamata must stop seeking proof of air strike: Modi
Buniadpur (West Bengal), April 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to stop asking for evidence of the Balakot air strike by the Indian armed forces, instead look for "proofs" in the chit fund scams and infiltration that has taken place in West Bengal.
2019-04-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Politics
WannaCry 'hero' pleads guilty to malware charges
San Francisco, April 20 (IANS) Marcus Hutchins, the security researcher who helped temporarily stop the WannaCry ransomware bug, has now pleaded guilty to federal charges of creating and distributing malware used to break into online bank accounts.
2019-04-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pranab's son faces 'tough' battle in Jangipur
Jangipur (Murshidabad), April 20 (IANS) Former President Pranab Mukherjee's son Abhijit Mukherjee faces a tough battle in West Bengal's Jangipur as he seeks a hat-trick of wins from the constituency which had sent his father to Parliament twice.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Modi to hold road-show, rally in Jharkhand
Ranchi, April 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold a road-show on April 23 in Ranchi and an election rally in Jharkhand's Lohardagga district the following day, a state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) official said on Saturday.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
CJI rubbished sexual harassment charges, says independence of judiciary under threat (2nd Lead)
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Rubbishing allegations of sexual harassment against him, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Saturday said the independence of the judiciary is under threat and there was a "larger conspiracy" to destabilise it.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
Beyonce's Netflix deal worth a $60 million?
Los Angeles, April 20 (IANS) Netflix has landed a three-project deal, reportedly worth a whopping $60 million, with singer Beyonce Knowles.
2019-04-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
BJD MLA Bed Prakash Agarwalla dies in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, April 20 (IANS) Bed Prakash Agarwalla, the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA from Patkura Assembly constituency, died in a private hospital here on Saturday. He was 82.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
House Democrats subpoena full Mueller report
Washington, April 20 (IANS) The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee has issued a subpoena demanding that the Justice Department hand over an unredacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muellers report and the evidence underlying it by May 1, and pledged "major hearings" on its findings.
2019-04-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
'Stringent punishment awaits Bengal BJP man's killer'
Buniyadpur (West Bengal), April 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday averred that stringent punishment will be meted out to those who were responsible for the murder of a BJP activist in Purulia, as also in all other parts of the state.
2019-04-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Dangal 2019,Politics
Sanders defends herself over Mueller report revelation
Washington, April 20 (IANS) After admitting to investigators for Special Counsel Robert Mueller that she delivered a false statement from the White House podium, Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has defended herself saying she made the remark in "the heat of the moment".
2019-04-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
People who smoke marijuana weigh less: Researchers
New York, April 20 (IANS) People who smoke marijuana or cannabis weigh less as compared to adults who don't, a new study suggests.
2019-04-20
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Multi-starrer movies: An evergreen money-making trend
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) "Kalank", starring actors like Madhuri Dixit Nene, Alia Bhatt, Varun Dhawan and Sanjay Dutt, minted Rs 21.60 crore on its first day, making it the highest opener of 2019 so far.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,Bollywood,National
13 injured as train derails near Kanpur (2nd Lead)
Lucknow, April 20 (IANS) At least 13 people were injured on Saturday after 12 coaches of the Howrah-New Delhi Poorva Express derailed near Kanpur, railway officials said.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Japan-US 2+2 welcomes growing ties with India
New York, April 20 (IANS) The US-Japan 2+2 ministerial meeting has welcomed the growing ties between their countries and India in the Indo-Pacific region that is of vital strategic interest to them.
2019-04-20
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
BCCI ombudsman fines Pandya, Rahul for Koffee fiasco
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) BCCI Ombudsman D.K. Jain has asked all-rounder Hardik Pandya and opener K.L. Rahul to pay a sum of Rs 1 lakh each, to widows of 10 constables in paramilitary forces who have lost their lives on duty. They have also been asked to deposit Rs 10 lakh in the fund created for promotion of cricket for the blind as fine for their misconduct in chat show.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Independence of Judiciary under threat: CJI
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Saturday claimed that the independence of the judiciary was under threat.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
WhatsApp testing official emojis for Status doodling
San Francisco, April 20 (IANS) To further customise its app features, Facebook-owned instant messaging app WhatsApp is testing its official emojis on the doodle-maker option available for its Status Stories.
2019-04-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Nothing decided on 'Hera Pheri 3': Priyadarshan
Thiruvananthapuram, April 20 (IANS) Director Priyadarshan says nothing has been decided regarding "Hera Pheri 3".
2019-04-20
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
'Vicky Donor' made outsider like me dream big: Ayushmann
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) On the seventh anniversary of the release of his maiden film "Vicky Donor" on Saturday, actor Ayushmann Khurrana says the success of the movie on sperm donation, allowed an "outsider" like him in the film industry to dream big.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
CSK aim to oust RCB in Bengaluru (Preview)
Bengaluru, April 20 (IANS) After clinching a morale-boosting win against the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) will look to continue with the momentum and keep their slim chances of making it to the play-offs alive when they take on Chennai Super Kings (CSK) at the Chinnaswamy Stadium here on Sunday.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
SC hearing on matter of great public importance
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Saturday sat for an urgent hearing on a matter of great public importance touching upon the independence of judiciary.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Acid poured on teenager in Bihar for resisting rape
Patna, April 20 (IANS) In a horror of an incident a teenager in Bihar's Bhagalpur district was bathed with acid after she resisted an attempt to gang rape by a group of four youths, police said on Saturday.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SRH look to continue winning run against KKR (Preview)
Hyderabad, April 20 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad would look to heap more misery on Kolkata Knight Riders and continue their winning momentum when the two sides clash swords in an Indian Premier League return leg fixture here on Sunday.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
End Speed-breaker Didi's rule: Modi to Bengal
Buniadpur (West Bengal), April 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday asked the voters in West Bengal to put brake on "Speed-breaker Didi" Mamata Banerjee's rule and end the "politics of threat, loot and corruption".
2019-04-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
These iPhone features are coming on Apple laptops
San Francisco, April 20 (IANS) Ahead of its Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) scheduled for June 3, Apple is working on bringing two of its operating systems (OS), macOS and iOS, closer together by introducing several useful iPhone features to its line of MacBooks.
2019-04-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Jet pilot shoots tough questions at management
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) An old-timer and veteran Jet Airways pilot Sudhir Gaur has blamed the management for keeping 22,000 employees in the dark over the turn of events that led to complete suspension of the airline's operations leaving the staff in lurch.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Amidst poll din, Himachal Secretariat goes deserted
Shimla, April 20 (IANS) As polling for the four Lok Sabha seats of Himachal Pradesh is almost a month away, the Ellerslie building -- housing the state secretariat -- wears a deserted look these days with none of the Ministers in the Jai Ram Thakur-led cabinet turning up.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Poll Trivia,Politics
IS module case: Raids in Hyderabad, Maharashtra
Hyderabad, April 20 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday carried out raids in Telangana's Hyderabad and Maharashtra's Wardha in connection with an Islamic State module case, officials said.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
IPL confidence will help in WC preparation: Saini
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Navdeep Saini, who is one of the stand-bys for India's World Cup campaign, said the confidence he is getting from playing in the Indian Premier League will help him a great deal if he makes it to the squad eventually.
2019-04-20
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Moeen Ali took the game away from KKR: Karthik
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) After conceding a 10-run defeat against Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Dinesh Karthik admitted it was Moeen Ali who took the game away from the hosts at the Eden Gardens.
2019-04-20
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Facebook still hosting NZ shooting footage: Report
San Francisco, April 20 (IANS) Despite Facebook's claim that the livestreaming video of the March 15 Christchurch shooting that killed 50 people was removed from its platforms, sections of the raw footage are still available for users to watch, the media reported.
2019-04-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
US warns 'India-based call centre scam industry'
New York, April 20 (IANS) The US government is taking aim at the "India-based call centre scam industry", Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski has warned while announcing the extradition of an Indian citizen from Singapore allegedly involved in a multi-million dollar racket.
2019-04-20
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
286% surge in Russian Twitter bots on Mueller report
Washington, April 20 (IANS) There was a massive surge in Russian-linked Twitter bots and trolls on the micro-blogging platform after the release of US Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation.
2019-04-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Told AB I will hug him if we win: Kohli
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) AB de Villiers was disappointed not to make it to Friday's game against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) which the Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) won by 10 runs at the Eden Gardens in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL), said skipper Virat Kohli on Friday.
2019-04-20
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
3 injured after train derails near Kanpur
Kanpur, April 20 (IANS) At least three people were injured on Saturday after 12 coaches of the Delhi-bound Poorva Express derailed near Kanpur, railway officials said.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
I am disappointed, should have batted higher: Russell
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Terming the 10-run defeat to Royal Challengers Bangalore "sweet and sour", a disappointed Andre Russell did not mince words to say he should bat higher up the order in situations like these for Kolkata Knight Riders.
2019-04-20
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Joint team to probe initial 737 Max certification
Washington, April 20 (IANS) A joint team comprising government officials from nine countries, as well as members of the three US federal agencies, will investigate how the Boeing 737 Max aircraft was initially certified, according to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
2019-04-20
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sunny Saturday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) It was a cool but sunny Saturday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded two notches below the season's average at 19.8 degrees Celsius, the Met office said.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Prosecutors want accused Russian spy to serve 18 months
Washington, April 20 (IANS) American prosecutors want Russian citizen Maria Butina, who pleaded has guilty to an espionage charge, to serve 18 months in prison, while accusing her of seeking to hurt the US in her work as a foreign agent.
2019-04-20
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
2 US soldiers questioned by Mexican troops at border
Washington, April 20 (IANS) Two US soldiers were questioned by Mexican troops earlier this month while conducting a surveillance operation on the American side of the border, defence officials told CNN.
2019-04-20
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security
US couple sentenced to 25 years for torturing children
Washington, April 20 (IANS) An American couple have each been been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison after they pleaded guilty to holding captive and torturing their children for years in their California home.
2019-04-20
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
US heiress pleads guilty to sex trafficking, racketeering
New York, April 20 (IANS) An American liquor heiress, who was a member of a cult-like organisation and also part of an alleged pyramid scheme that involved sex trafficking and racketeering, has pleaded guilty to related charges in a New York federal court.
2019-04-20
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
US Senator calls for impeachment trial against Trump
Washington, April 20 (IANS) US Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has urged the House of Representatives to initiate an impeachment process against President Donald Trump for the "severity" of the revelations included in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report.
2019-04-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
Pope leads Way of the Cross procession in Rome
Rome, April 20 (IANS) Pope Francis presided over a Way of the Cross procession here in honour of migrants and the victims of human trafficking and lamented that they often find closed doors at the countries they are trying to reach.
2019-04-20
Category: International, Italy,Religion
Three injured after train derails near Kanpur
Kanpur, April 20 (IANS) At least three people were injured on Saturday after 12 coaches of the Delhi-bound Poorva Express derailed near Kanpur, railway officials said.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trump speaks to Libya insurgent General Haftar
Washington, April 20 (IANS) The White House said US President Donald Trump has spoken to Libyan eastern commander General Khalifa Haftar, whose forces are attacking the capital Tripoli.
2019-04-20
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
US to continue negotiation with N.Korea: Pompeo
Washington, April 20 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said the US will continue to work to negotiate with North Korea to achieve the Korean Peninsula denuclearization.
2019-04-20
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy
IPL: Seven spectators nabbed from Eden for betting
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Seven spectators have been arrested in connection with cricket betting from the Eden Gardens here during the Indian Premier League (IPL) game between Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) and Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), police said on Saturday.
2019-04-20
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Crime/Disaster/Accident,IPL 2019,Cricket
Ex-US marine arrested for 'N.Korea embassy raid'
Washington, April 20 (IANS) American authorities have arrested a former US Marine who is allegedly part of a group that raided North Korea's embassy in Madrid, reports say.
2019-04-20
Category: International, United States,Politics
He was not depressed: Missing poll officer's wife
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) The wife of the nodal election officer, who went missing at Ranaghat in West Bengal's Nadia district, has completely negated the 'depression' theory that has been doing rounds, according to her social media post.
2019-04-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Urban Bangalore gives cold response to LS polls
Bengaluru, April 20 (IANS) Almost half of Bangalore's urban voters didn't vote during the second phase of Lok Sabha elections on Thursday, as voter turnout in India's tech hub continued to remain stagnant and the lowest in Karnataka.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
'Presumption of innocence': Sadhvi still an accused
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, a key accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case which killed six people and injured over 100, has entered the electoral fray on a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ticket from Bhopal in perhaps first such case in which a national party has fielded an accused facing terror charges.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Urban Bangalore gives cold shoulder to LS polls
Bengaluru, April 20 (IANS) Almost half of Bangalore's urban voters didn't vote during the second phase of Lok Sabha elections on Thursday, as voter turnout in India's tech hub continued to remain stagnant and the lowest in Karnataka.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
US dollar falls amid rising British pound
New York, April 20 (IANS) The US dollar decreased in late trading on Friday, amid a stronger British pound, which was lifted by upbeat British retail sales data in the first quarter, signalling robust economic growth for the country.
2019-04-20
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
BJP will get more seats than in 2014: Modi
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the BJP will win the Lok Sabha elections with full majority, and with more votes and seats than in 2014.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
26/11 response would have averted Pulwama: Modi
New Delhi, April 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said Pulwama terror attack would not have happened if a strong reply was given after the terror attack in Mumbai in November 2008.
2019-04-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kohli ton helps RCB beat KKR despite Rana-Russell show
Kolkata, April 20 (IANS) Virat Kohli struck a masterly hundred to put Nitish Rana and Andre Russell's magnificent fightback in a shade as Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) beat Kolkata Knight Riders by 10 runs in a thrilling Indian Premier League (IPL) clash at the Eden Gardens here on Friday.
2019-04-20
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Reese Witherspoon prefers her 40s
Los Angeles, April 20 (IANS) Hollywood actress Reese Witherspoon does not mind ageing as she prefers her 40s over her 20s.
2019-04-20
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Bengal situation akin to what Pandits faced in Kashmir: Modi
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday attacked the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal, saying the state is witnessing violence as was seen in Kashmir in the eighties against Kashmiri Pandits and that the situation has to be taken seriously.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bengal CID grill cop-turned-BJP candidate Bharati Ghose
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) West Bengal CID on Friday interrogated former IPS officer and BJP Lok Sabha poll candidate Bharati Ghosh in an extortion case in West Midnapore district's Daspur, an officer said.
2019-04-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Modi to address rally in Bengal's Buniyadpur on Saturday
Buniaydpur (West Bengal), April 19 (IANS) Continuing his campaign blitz in West Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a public rally in this town of northern West Bengal's South Dinajpur district on Saturday, in a bid to give a further fillip to the BJP's Lok Sabha polls prospects in the state.
2019-04-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Priyanka slams Modi government over OROP (3rd Lead)
Kanpur, April 19 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Friday accused the Narendra Modi government of politicising the Armed Forces by calling the one rank one pension (OROP) a favour to them.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Sadhvi Pragya makes controversial Karkare remark, apologises after outrage (3rd Lead)
Bhopal/New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Two days after joining the BJP and being fielded for Lok Sabha polls, Malegaon bomb blast accused Pragya Singh Thakur on Friday said then Mumbai ATS chief Hemant Karkare had died during the 26/11 terror attack because of her "curse", triggering a major outcry following which she apologized.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Fielding Pragya a reply to those who called Hindu civilisation terrorirst: PM
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that fielding of Pragya Singh Thakur, an accused in the Malegaon blast case, as BJP candidate from Bhopal was a symbolic answer to all those who labeled the rich Hindu civilization as "terrorist" and asserted that "this symbol will prove costly for the Congress".
2019-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Presumption of innocence': Sadhvi remains an accused
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, a key accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case which killed six people and injured over 100, has entered the electoral fray on a Bharatiya Janata Party ticket from Bhopal in perhaps first such case in which a national party has fielded an accused facing terror charges.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
No unanimity yet in Congress on AAP tie-up
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Congress on Friday said it is yet to decide unanimously on a poll alliance with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in the Lok Sabha elections.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Leaders quitting as Congress is sinking ship: Shahnawaz
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) BJP's national spokesman Shahnawaz Hussain on Friday mocked the Congress by calling it a 'sinking ship' after one of its spokespersons, Priyanka Chaturvedi, quit the grand old party and joined the Shiv Sena.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Hardik slapped at rally, slugfest between BJP, Congress (2nd Lead)
Ahmedabad, April 19 (IANS) Firebrand Patidar leader Hardik Patel was on Friday slapped at a public meeting in Gujarat's Surendranagar district by a man who alleged Patel was playing politics with the sentiments of the community.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Militant killed in gunfight in J&K's Baramulla
Srinagar, April 19 (IANS) A militant was killed in a brief gunfight with security forces on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district, police said.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Urban Bangalore gives cold shoulder to LS polls
Bengaluru, April 19 (IANS) Almost half of Bangalore's urban voters didn't vote during the second phase of Lok Sabha elections on Thursday, as voter turnout in India's tech hub continued to remain stagnant and the lowest in Karnataka.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Ton-up Kohli powers RCB to 213/4 against KKR
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) Virat Kohli notched up his fifth century in the Indian Premier League while Moeen Ali too struck a belligerent fifty to help Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) post a mammoth 213/4 in 20 overs against Kolkata Knight Riders at the Eden Gardens here on Friday.
2019-04-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,IPL 2019,Cricket
Climate Change can affect food, water security: Expert
Mandi, April 19 (IANS) Climate change can affect the food, water and energy security of a region, Ministry of Earth Sciences Secretary M. Rajeevan said here on Friday.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Sadhvi Pragya makes controversial Karkare remark, apologises after outcry (2nd Lead)
Bhopal/New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Two days after joining the BJP and being fielded for Lok Sabha polls, 2008 Malegaon bomb blast accused Pragya Singh Thakur on Friday said then Mumbai ATS chief Hemant Karkare had died during the 26/11 terror attack because of her "curse", triggering a major outcry following which she apologized.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Two elephants run over by train
Dehradun, April 19 (IANS) Two elephants were killed after they were hit by a train in Jwalapur area of Haridwar district early on Friday, a forest department official said.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
EC revises poll timings for Anantnag Lok Sabha seat
Jammu, April 19 (IANS) The Election Commission on Friday revised the poll timings for Anantnag parliamentary constituency which is going to the polls in three phases from April 23.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Kushwaha to remain RLSP chief till polls are over: EC
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Former Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha will continue to be the President of the Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP) and the symbol of "ceiling fan" will be reserved for the party till the conclusion of the Lok Sabha elections, the Election Commission (EC) ruled on Friday.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sadhvi Pragya apologises for Karkare curse remark after row
Bhopal/New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) BJP's Bhopal Lok Sabha candidate Sadhvi Pragya Singh Thakur, who sparked a controversy on Friday by saying that Mumbai ATS chief Hemant Karkare had died during the 26/11 terror attack due to "her curse", apologised for her remark and termed him a "martyr".
2019-04-19
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion,Defence/Security,Terrorism
PM blames Congress for traders' negative image
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the Congress had created a negative perception about traders by blaming them for the price rise.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Rohit Tiwari murder: Police say probing property angle
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Three days after Rohit Shekhar Tiwari's mysterious death in his south Delhi residence, the autopsy report has suggested that he died an "unnatural death, indicating that he was killed", a police officer said on Friday.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Politics
BJP will draw a blank in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) Taking a jibe at Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for his comments that the Northeast, Bengal and Odisha would be the surprises in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Friday that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is in for a "surprise" as it will secure a "rosogolla" (zero) from her state.
2019-04-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Over 81% voting in 2nd phase in West Bengal
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) West Bengal's Darjeeling, Jalpaiguri and Raiganj parliamentary constituencies recorded 81.68 per cent voting in the second phase on Thursday, an official said on Friday.
2019-04-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Pragya aplologises for her remarks against Karkare
Bhopal, April 19 (IANS) BJPs Lok Sabha candidate from Bhopal Pragya Singh Thakur on Friday apologised for her remarks that Mumbai ATS chief Hemant Karkare had died because of her "curse" and described him a martyr.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Central forces to man 90% booths in Bengal
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) A total of 324 companies of central forces are being deployed to man 90 per cent of the polling stations in the third phase of Lok Sabha elections in West Bengal scheduled to be held on April 23, a top official said on Friday.
2019-04-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Sonakshi happy with fantastic response to 'Kalank'
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha says essaying the role of Satya in "Kalank" has been a very fulfilling experience.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Paddlers Manush, Raegan combine to bag bronze
Brussels, April 19 (IANS) India's young paddlers Manush Shah and Raegan Albuquerque clinched the bronze at the Belgium Junior and Cadet Open, a part of the ITTF Junior Circuit Premium, here on Friday.
2019-04-19
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Other Sports
INLD announces three more candidates in Haryana
Chandigarh, April 19 (IANS) The Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) on Friday named candidates for three more Lok Sabha seats in Haryana. The party had on Wednesday announced candidates for six seats.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Indian boxers dominate Asian Championship
Bangkok, April 19 (IANS) World Championships' silver medallist Sonia Chahal (57kg) entered the Asian Boxing Championships quarter-finals asserting her dominance with a 5-0 win over Vietnam's Do Nha Uyan, while four other Indian boxers made a winning start on the opening day of the event here on Friday.
2019-04-19
Category: International, Thailand,Sports
Manipur CM did not jump queue to vote: CM's office
Imphal, April 19 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh did not jump the queue to vote on Thursday during the polling for the Inner Manipur Lok Sabha seat, his office said on Friday.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Manipur,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Congress seeks security for Hardik after attack
Ahmedabad, April 19 (IANS) The Congress on Friday urged the Election Commission to immediately provide security to Patidar leader Hardik Patel, hours after he was slapped by a man who alleged Patel was playing politics with the sentiments of the community.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Three held for cheating insurance companies
Chandigarh, April 19 (IANS) The Special Task Force (STF) of Haryana Police has busted a gang which fraudulently claimed insurance money in the name of deceased cancer patients by showing their deaths in road accidents.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala BJP candidates use party organ to list cases they face
Thiruvananthapuram, April 19 (IANS) The BJP's Kerala Lok Sabha candidates are using the party's organ in the state to comply with the Supreme Court judgment that all those in the fray publicise criminal cases registered against them in a newspaper with wide circulation for three days.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Churches decorated as Bengal observes Good Friday
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) Churches in West Bengal witnessed a flood of the devout on the occasion of Good Friday spreading a message of peace, tolerance and forgiveness.
2019-04-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Religion
Ears to the ground: UP bypolls a warning to BJP
Lucknow, April 19 (IANS) Gorakhpur, Phulpur, Kairana and Noorpur continue to haunt the Bhartiya Janata Party in Uttar Pradesh even as the party leadership insists that it is returning to power with a bigger majority.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Dangal 2019
Two-day campaigning ban on Himachal BJP chief Satti
Shimla, April 19 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) on Friday barred BJP's Himachal Pradesh chief Satpal Singh Satti from campaigning for two days starting Saturday over his "indecent and derogatory" comment against Congress President Rahul Gandhi.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
UK warns its citizens against travel to Pakistan
London, April 19 (IANS) The UK's Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has advised its citizens against travel to Pakistan due to a "high threat of terrorism, kidnap and sectarian violence" throughout the country and said foreigners may be "directly targeted".
2019-04-19
Category: International, United Kingdom,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
After years, Sena gets a face to woo urban class
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) After nearly three decades, ex-Congresswoman Priyanka V. Chaturvedi's grand entry to the Shiv Sena will bring a much-needed 'glamour quotient' to the Mumbai headquartered party.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Dangal 2019
IndiGo to gain most from Jet Airways collapse
The country's largest carrier IndiGo is set to consolidate its position and rule the skies following the collapse of its rival Jet Airways.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Sushma urges Indians in Tripoli to leave immediately
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday called upon relatives of Indians residing in Tripoli to ask them to leave the Libyan capital immediately, saying the situation there is fast deteriorating.
2019-04-19
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Amarinder blasts Sadhvi Pragya over Karkare comment
Chandigarh, April 19 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday lashed out at BJPs Bhopal Lok Sabha seat candidate Sadhvi Pragya for insulting a decorated dead police officer and accused the hardline leader of dragging the current nationalism discourse to a new low.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Dangal 2019,Politics,Religion
Visa denial irks US scientist
Bengaluru, April 19 (IANS) A world-renowned US geophysicist is highly disappointed that India denied him a visa to attend a three-day international conference at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Mandi, Himachal Pradesh, that began on Thursday.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Science/Tech
Ex-bureaucrats to fight it out in Odisha in phase 3
Bhubaneswar, April 19 (IANS) The third phase of Lok Sabha elections on April 23 will witness a battle between several political heavyweights as well as former bureaucrats in Odisha.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Orissa,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Tej Pratap Yadav challenges RJD again
Patna, April 19 (IANS) RJD chief Lalu Prasad's elder son Tej Pratap Yadav on Friday again challenged the RJD by refusing to accept its candidate Syed Faisal Ali in the Sheohar Lok Sabha constituency.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
KKR win toss, ask RCB to bat first
Kolkata, April 19 (IANS) Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) skipper Dinesh Karthik won the toss and asked Virat Kohli-led Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) to bat first in their crucial Indian Premier League game at Eden Gardens here on Friday.
2019-04-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
AMMK to be registered as party with EC, Dhinakaran elevated
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) The Amma Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam (AMMK) party on Friday elevated its founder T.T.V. Dhinakaran as its General Secretary and said steps will be taken to register it as a political party with the Election Commission.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
SpiceJet hires 500, most from grounded Jet
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Low-cost carrier SpiceJet has hired as many as 500 pilots, cabin crew, technical and other ground staff in recent weeks with most of them coming from now-grounded Jet Airways.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Poll memes, dubsmashes take social media by storm
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) With am aim to strike a chord with young voters, political parties, candidates and the public relations firms have gone into a frenzy, sharing memes and dubsmashes, including in regional languages, across social media platforms.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
Five workers die while digging well in TN
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) In a tragic accident, five workers engaged in digging a new well in Tamil Nadu's Tiruvannamalai district were killed on Friday when a rope they had tied to their bodies for safety snapped, police said.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Scrapped 1,500 laws in 5 years: Modi to traders
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) In the middle of the ongoing general election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the NDA government scrapped over 1,500 laws in the last five years to ease business operations in the country.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Banks Board Bureau lists 75 bankers for PSB leadership roles
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) The Banks Board Bureau (BBB) has identified 75 senior officials of state-run banks for leadership roles across public sector banks (PSB).
2019-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Swedish activist leads climate change strike in Rome
Rome, April 19 (IANS) Thousands of young Italians spent Friday with Sweden's teen climate change activist, Greta Thunberg, who warned them that her generation's struggle for a sustainable future will go on for years.
2019-04-19
Category: International, Italy,Education,Environment/Wildlife
Egyptians abroad begin voting in charter referendum
Cairo, April 19 (IANS) Egyptians living abroad on Friday began casting their ballot in a referendum on constitutional reforms that could allow current President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to rule until 2030.
2019-04-19
Category: International, Egypt,Politics
Congress opened doors to infiltrators: Ram Madhav
Guwahati, April 19 (IANS) BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav on Friday launched a scathing attack on the Congress alleging that it was the Congress government at the Centre in 1967 that opened the country's doors to infiltrators.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
35 trucks return after ban on cross-LoC trade
Jammu, April 19 (IANS) Authorities on Friday disallowed 35 trucks carrying goods to cross over to Pakistan-administered part of Jammu and Kashmir following India's decision to suspend the cross-LoC trade trade.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Diplomacy,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Ratan Tata pays courtesy visit to RSS chief
Nagpur (Maharashtra), April 19 (IANS) For the second time in over two years, renowned industrialist Ratan N. Tata called on the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh Sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat at the RSS headquarters, sources said here.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Business/Economy
Priyanka on Kanpur road show after Amethi meetings (2nd Lead)
Kanpur, April 19 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi on Friday drew huge numbers of Congress supporters out on the streets as she kicked off her road show in this Uttar Pradesh industrial city on Friday.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
400 kg polythene bags seized in Gurugram
Gurugram, April 19 (IANS) The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) on Friday raided the Khandsa wholesale market in the city and seized 400 kilogram of polythene bags from various traders.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
227 candidates in fray for 20 LS seats in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, April 19 (IANS) A record 227 candidates will fight it out for the 20 Lok Sabha seats in Kerala, which go to the polls in the third phase of polling on April 23.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Bonding session post first loss behind MI's resurgence
Mumbai, April 19 (IANS) Having lost their opening game of the 12th edition of the Indian Premier League at home against Delhi Capitals, the Mumbai Indians players were dejected. But known to always look after the players like her own family, Nita Ambani invited the boys home for a bonding session at Antilia.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,IPL 2019
SpiceJet hires 500, mostly from now-grounded Jet
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Low-cost carrier SpiceJet has hired as many as 500 pilots, cabin crew, technical and other ground staff in recent weeks, most of them coming from the now grounded Jet Airways.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Goa by-elections may decide fate of coalition government
Panaji, April 19 (IANS) Along with elections to Goa's two Lok Sabha seats on April 23, the state is also going to witness by-elections to three Assembly seats, the results of which may well decide the fate of the incumbent BJP-led coalition government.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Dangal 2019,Politics
Ricky Kej's project nominated for SDG Action Awards
Bengaluru, April 19 (IANS) Grammy Award-winning Indian musician and environmentalist Ricky Kej's "My Earth Songs" has been nominated for The UN SDG Action Awards.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz
Flipkart CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy denies exit
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Flipkart CEO Kalyan Krishnamurthy has denied reports that he is going to quit the e-commerce company and a formal announcement on a new CEO is likely in June during the Walmart shareholders' meeting.
2019-04-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Adhesive patch to reduce heart attack damage
Washington, April 19 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new adhesive patch that could reduce the stretching of cardiac muscle following a heart attack.
2019-04-19
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Putin, Kim to discuss ties, denuclearization: Kremlin
Moscow, April 19 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will discuss bilateral relations, denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and regional cooperation in their first meeting later this month, the Kremlin said on Friday.
2019-04-19
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