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Huzurnagar by-poll: TRS, Congress locked in neck-and-neck fight
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) It's likely to be neck-and-neck fight in Monday's bye-election to Huzurnagar Assembly constituency, with ruling Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) keen to wrest it from Congress while the opposition party is determined to continue its winning streak.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
All set for Monday Assembly bypolls in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) The electoral fate of 35 candidates in two Assembly constituencies -- Vikravandi and Nanguneri -- in Tamil Nadu will be decided by voters on Monday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Trash4Cash to fetch you entry to Goa jamboree! Hurry up
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Old newspapers, empty cigarette packets and ubiquitous packets of potato chips can fetch you a ticket to a jamboree, the 'LalaLand Festival' in Goa, which is aimed at promoting crossover art forms, sustainable innovations, new experiences and global trends.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Environment/Wildlife,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech
Long-term asbestos exposure can trigger lung cancer: Experts
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) After the US health regulators found traces of asbestos in samples from Johnson & Johnson (J&J) baby powder and forced the company to recall 33,000 bottles of talcum powder, physicians in India have warned that long-term exposure of asbestos can trigger lung cancer in children.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Ranchi Test: Rohit on brink of maiden double ton, India reach 357/4 (Lunch)
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) Ajinkya Rahane notched up a hundred while Rohit Sharma stood on the brink of his maiden Test double ton as India consolidated their position in the first innings and reached 357/4 at lunch on Day 2 of the third Test here on Sunday.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
Millennials join FIRE revolution to save more, retire early
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) At 23, Bhopal-based Prateek Jain is the CEO of lifestyle startup Sttago. By some smart saving and wise investment, he aims to retire by the age of 35.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Why Stephen Alter calls Himalayas home
Nainital, Oct 20 (IANSlife) The early winter air ran crisp in Nainital, and as India-born American author Stephen Alter sat facing the vast mountainscape, he fronted an audience, and a question on what made him fall in love with the Himalayas. "I didn't have much choice, because it is home," was his answer.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,IANS Life
Unshackling coal sector: Commercial mining bid documents post Diwali
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) After more than five-year wait, the government may finally throw open the doors of the regulated coal sector for commercial mining by the private sector Indian and overseas miners post Diwali.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Brexit vote, earnings to guide markets ahead (Market Outlook)
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Indian markets may react to British Parliament's vote to delay a decision on Boris Johnson's new Brexit deal next week.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Bengaluru ecosystem makes Karnataka most innovative state
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) As India's tech hub, Bengaluru's ecosystem has catapulted Karnataka as the most innovate state in the country by the think-tank Niti Aayog, experts said.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Goa stray cattle turning non-vegetarian: BJP Minister
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) Stray cattle in Goa's tourism savvy coastal belt, which includes popular beach villages like Calangute and Candolim, have "turned non-vegetarian" and only eat scraps of chicken and fried fish, claims the state's Garbage Management Minister Michael Lobo.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Fractional ownership model can help boost sluggish realty market
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) With sluggishness creeping into the real estate market due to the ongoing economic slowdown, a Canada-based group has come up with a unique real estate investment model, which allows investors to purchase fractional ownership in multiple homes, instead of one, which according to the promoters not only significantly divides the risk factor, but also assures more bang for the buck.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Business/Economy
Suspended UP headmaster reinstated with a warning
Pilibhit, Oct 20 (IANS) Furqan Ali, the headmaster of a government primary school in Pilibhit, who was suspended last week for making children sing Iqbal's famous 'Lab pe aati hai dua banke tamanna meri', has been reinstated and transferred to another school.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
In Hollywood, villain is the new star
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) "Why does it feel so good, so good to be bad?" This is not only a line from David Guetta's famous song, but an emotion that is being explored in Hollywood.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
DoT to discuss relief to telcos with DFS
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Department of Telecom (DoT) is likely to discuss with the Department of Financial Services (DFS) an industry proposal for a two-year moratorium on payment of spectrum auction dues.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Good bahus, betis go bad for telly ratings
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) They cried buckets as the good daughters/ daughters-in-law on K-soaps. Now they are out to make others cry by turning bad on screen.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Recreated whiffs mark the new sound of music
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Just a few days ago, dancer-actress Nora Fatehi thanked her fans for giving "so much pyar" to her latest song "Ek toh kum zindagani", which is a recreated version of the hit track "Pyar do pyar lo" from the 1986 film "Jaanbaaz". As music lovers are showering love on recreations by adding on to their views and likes on social media, music labels, composers and singers are happily joining forces to offer more and more old hits with new packaging.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
How OTT changed couch potato habits
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Its the era of binge watching and much more -- all thanks to the small screen wonders of the big world of OTT platforms.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Nita Ambani wishes to take ISL to Middle East
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Nita Ambani, member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Founder Chairperson, Reliance Foundation, has expressed desire to host Indian Super League (ISL) games in the Middle East and has urged major European clubs and brands to invest in the competition to benefit from the access it offers to an increasingly diverse sports market.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
SBI may post impressive Q2 earnings on steady performance
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The State Bank of India's (SBI) earnings are set to revive amid uncertain macros on the back of steady operating performance at pre-provisioning operating level, recoveries from large National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) resolutions and normalisation in credit cost, according to a broking firm.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Prophet Mohammad at Hudaybiyyah: Lesson for Muslims coping with Ayodhya? (Comment)
Should the Supreme Court verdict enable the building of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya, Muslim fears about the security of mosques in Kashi and the Idgah in Mathura would appear to have been taken care of by the Places of Worship Act of 1991. The Act spells out that all places of worship "except Ayodhya" will be maintained and respected as they were in 1947. Assurances, however, have value only when there is rule of law which has been a retreating value in recent years. In these circumstances, what is the wise course for the Muslims to adopt when the Ayodhya verdict is delivered before November 17?
2019-10-20
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Big stars get down to earth
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Ditching larger-than-life characters and unrealistic storylines, Hindi cinema superstars have undergone changes and are now focussing more on the life of the "aam aadmi" and celebrating their joys and sorrows on the big screen.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Camera megapixel war: Picture perfect or just a gimmick?
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) In 2012, Nokia, which was at the top of the mobile industry, brought 808 PureView, a Symbian operating system (OS)-based smartphone with an insane 41MP camera that created quite a buzz.
2019-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Territorial integrity of Manipur will be upheld: CM
Guwahati, Oct 19 (IANS) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Saturday reiterated the State government's commitment to uphold the territorial integrity of the state.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
ACB files FIR in J&K Bank loan fraud case
Srinagar, Oct 19 (IANS) The Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday registered an FIR in the J&K Bank loan fraud case of Rs 1,100 crore advanced to Rice Exports India (REI) Agro Ltd. Searches have been conducted at many locations in Delhi, Jammu and Srinagar.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dry day in Goa areas bordering Maharashtra on Oct 21
Panaji, Oct 19 (IANS) Following the directives by the Election Commission, the Goa government has declared a dry day in all the sub-districts bordering Maharashtra on October 21, in view of the Maharashtra Assembly elections scheduled for that day.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Delhi govt, Centre spar over healthcare schemes
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) In the run-up to the upcoming Delhi Assembly polls, incumbent Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are heating up the scene as they aggressively root for their respective flagship health programmes like mohalla clinics, the accident care scheme, Farishte, and the Centre's flagship programme, Ayushman Bharat.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
PKL 7: Bengal Warriors beat Dabang Delhi for maiden title
Ahmedabad, Oct 19 (IANS) Bengal Warriors produced an outstanding performance to beat Dabang Delhi 39-34 to clinch the Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 title for the first time in front of a packed audience at the EKA Arena here on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Other Sports
Campaigning for Khinvsar, Mandawa in Rajasthan comes to an end
Jaipur, Oct 19 (IANS) Campaigning by all political parties came to an end on Saturday evening for Mandawa and Khinvsar seats in Rajasthan for the voting to be held on Monday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Ahead of polls, IT seizes Rs 29 cr cash in Mumbai
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) The Income Tax Department has seized Rs 29 crore cash here since the model code of conduct was enforced in the state ahead of the October 21 Maharashtra Assembly elections, an official said here on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Mirchi deals: ED raids 14 DHFL, Sunblink sites (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Tightening its noose in the multi-crore real estate deals involving fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar's close aide late Iqbal Mirchi and his family, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday carried out searches at over 14 places, including offices of Dewan Housing Finance Corp Ltd (DHFL) and Sunblink Real Estate Private Ltd and residences of their promoters.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Plan to kill Kamlesh Tiwari hatched 2 months ago: Police
Ahmedabad/Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) The plan to execute former Hindu Mahasabha President Kamlesh Tiwari was made about two months ago by the detained accused over the hate speech given by him, officials said on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
100 envoys, embassy officials to visit Golden temple on Oct 22
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) Ambassadors and high-level officials of 100 embassies would visit the Harmandir Sahib, the holiest of Sikh shrines, in Amritsar on October 22, organisers said on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Goa needs more trains to increase tourist footfalls: Goyal
Panaji, Oct 19 (IANS) Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal wants to make trains the engine of tourism growth in Goa.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Bengal Governor to tour Sundarbans on Monday
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Nearly a month after his visit to Siliguri in north Bengal raised political temperatures, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar will tour the remote Sundarbans in the state's southern part on Monday, amid a series of run-ins between him and the Mamata Banerjee government.
2019-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
When Hussain Sagar lake became 'Jai Shri Ram Sagar' on Google Maps
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) In a weird episode, Hyderabad's Hussain Sagar lake, which is famous for its iconic Gautum Buddha statue, was shown as 'Jai Shri Ram Sagar' on Google Maps for several days, before it was rectified by the tech giant.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Technology
Gurpreet death no deterrence to Indians with American dreams
New Delhi/Mexico City, Oct 19 ((ANS) The death of six-year-old Gurpreet Kaur in the Arizona desert in June this year, shocking as it was, was also a pointer to the sharp rise in the number of Indians seeking to surreptitiously cross into the United States from the southern border. The deportation of 311 Indians from Mexico comes amid data that over 7,000 Indians are facing deportation proceedings in US courts.
2019-10-19
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Part of Hyderabad's Nampally Sarai caves in
Hyderabad, Oct 19 (IANS) A portion of 100-year-old structure, built in the memory of First World War treaty, caved in here on Saturday, injuring two persons.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Qualifiers battle it out before making cut in East Zone TT
Howrah, Oct 19 (IANS) If hosts West Bengals sub-junior boys led the qualification chart with as many as 10 of them making the cut, it was Maharashtra girls who topped with nine of them entering the main draw in the same category of the UTT National Ranking (East Zone) Table Tennis Championships at the Howrah Indoor Stadium here on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Rs 1.33 crore illegal cash seized in Gurugram
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) Haryana Police have seized an illegal cash of over Rs 1.33 crore from a car in Gurugram, the state election office said on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Rashid, Ajeetesh climb to the top of golf meet
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) The second edition of the Jeev Milkha Singh Invitational seems to be heading towards a fascinating finish as multiple contenders emerged on Day 3 of the Rs 1.5 crore event being played at the Chandigarh Golf Club.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Golf
Cong dares Modi to tell people who dismembered Pakistan
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Congress has slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for only highlighting abrogation of Article 370 in the Assembly poll campaigns and dared him to tell the people who split Pakistan into two.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rohit coming good at the top changes everything: Rathour
Ranchi, Oct 19 (IANS) With the duo of Rohit Sharma and Ajinkya Rahane steadying the ship after India were reeling at 39/3 at one stage, batting coach Vikram Rathour praised both the batsmen at the end of the opening day's action at the JSCA Stadium on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Bihar,Sports,Cricket
I-T to probe Rs 5.34 mn cash found from NCP MLA's aide's home
Mumbai/Thane, Oct 19 (IANS) The Income Tax (I-T) Department will probe the recovery of Rs 5.34 million in cash from a private residence which was visited under strange circumstances by an undertrial Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) legislator, Ramesh Kadam, officials said here on Saturday.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Manjari Fadnnis: Failure has taught me balance
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Actress Manjari Fadnnis has seen highs and lows professionally. She says failure has taught her some important lessons.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dr. Zeus slams 'Bala' makers for using his hits 'Dont be shy', 'Kangna'
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Punjabi music sensation Dr. Zeus has slammed the makers of the upcoming film "Bala" for using his songs "Dont be shy" and "Kangna" without giving him due credit.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
GVL asks Naidu if he is ready to merge TDP with BJP
Vijayawada, Oct 19 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader G.V.L. Narasimha Rao said on Saturday that if N. Chandrababu Naidu is ready to merge his Telugu Desam Party (TDP) with the BJP, he is ready to talk to the party leadership.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
11-year chess player evicted from tourney in TN
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) Even as the All India Chess Federation (AICF) professes to catch chess talent in schools, an 11-year schoolboy was barred from playing in a tournament midway by an official of the Tirunelveli District Chess Development Association (TDCDA), the boy's father alleged.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education,Politics,Sports
Muslim litigants not to build mosque if verdict in favour
Ayodhya, Oct 19 (IANS) Concerned over the possible post-verdict situation in the Ram Janmabhoomi Babri Masjid dispute case, Muslim litigants have said that they will not build the mosque for the sake of country's peace and harmony.
2019-10-19
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Campaigning ends for bypoll to 5 Kerala Assembly seats
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 19 (IANS) The campaign for bypoll to five Assembly constituencies -- Vatiyoorkavu, Aroor, Konni, Ernakulam and Manjeswaram
2019-10-19
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics