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Have no links with any mafia, says Praful Patel
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Senior NCP leader and former Union Minister Praful Patel on Tuesday dismissed charges of alleged links with the mafia as "mere speculation" by sections of the media.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Not biased': SC judge slams campaign seeking his recusal
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Supreme Court judge Arun Mishra on Tuesday expressed anguish at a social media campaign and news reports seeking his recusal from a constitution bench hearing pleas linked to compensation in the Land Acquisition Act.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Back channel exercise for Modi-Imran meet in Saudi Arabia?
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Intense back channel exercise by Indian side is underway to arrange a meeting of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with his Pakistani coounterpart Imran Khan, a Pakistan media report claimed on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Blacked-out at Puja carnival, recall Emergency: Bengal Guv
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) In a fresh flashpoint with West Bengal's Mamata Banerjee government, Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar alleged on Tuesday that he was "totally blacked out" during the October 11 Durga Puja carnival here and called it "an unusual kind of censorship... reminiscent of the Emergency".
2019-10-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Hindu, Muslim sides spar as Ayodhya case hearing set to end
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The lawyers for the Hindu and Muslim sides got into a duel on the 39th day of the hearing in the 70-year-old politically vexing Ayodhya title dispute.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
Italy blames Turkey for Syria fighting, seeks negotiations
Rome, Oct 15 (IANS/AKI) Italy's Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio on Tuesday pointed the finger at Turkey for its six-day-old military offensive in Kurdish administered northern Syria, urging an immediate truce.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security
PMC fraud: Praful Patel under ED lens for using Wadhawans' jet
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Caught in the eye of the storm over 'Dawood-Mirchi' links, former Union Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel faces yet another embarrassment for frequently using private jets of Wadhawans, accused in the Rs 4,355 crore Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative(PMC) bank scam.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Romania opposition leader Ludovic Orban appointed new PM
Bucharest, Oct 15 (IANS) Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on Tuesday appointed Ludovic Orban, leader of the main opposition National Liberal Party, as Prime Minister, after the cabinet led by the Social Democratic Party collapsed in a no-confidence vote on Thursday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Romania,Politics
Praful Patel denies allegations of any mafia links
Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) Senior NCP leader and former Union Minister Praful Patel on Tuesday dismissed charges of alleged links with the mafia as "mere speculation" by sections of the media.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Telangana Governor meets PM, Home Minister
Hyderabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Tuesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Shivakumar's wife, mother approach HC against ED summons
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The wife and mother of jailed Congress Karnataka leader D.K. Shivakumar on Tuesday approached the Delhi High Court challenging the summons issued to them by the Enforcement Directorate.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SC judges slams social media campaign seeking his recusal
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Supreme Court judge Arun Mishra on Tuesday expressed anguish at a social media campaign and news reports seeking his recusal from a constitution bench hearing pleas linked to compensation in the Land Acquisition Act.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Railways to run promotional trains, Housefull 4 crew first taker
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Struggling with high operation cost, the Indian Railways has come up with a unique idea to increase its revenue by promoting movies, art, culture, sports or even television shows.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Business/Economy
Google Pixel 4, 4 XL, Pixelbook Go and more launched
New York, Oct 15 (IANS) The US based search engine giant Google has introduced the new Pixel 4, 4 XL, Pixelbook Go, Pixel Earbuds and Nest Mini during its annual hardware event.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Technology
CCPA to meet for deciding on winter session's dates
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs (CCPA) is to meet on Wednesday to decide on the dates of Parliament's Winter Session.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Unions cry foul, refute HAL's claims on wage hike
Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS) Refuting the company's charge that their indefinite strike for wage hike was illegal, 9 unions of the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) on Tuesday accused its management of indulging in double standards.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Defence/Security,Politics,Business/Economy
Delhi urges Centre to share SAFAR's data to check pollution
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) As the air quality in the national capital started deteriorating, Delhi Environment Minister Kailash Gehlot on Tuesday wrote to Union Minister of Earth Sciences Harsh Vardhan requesting for sharing data and technology of the ministry's System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting And Research (SAFAR) to ascertain the causes of pollution in the city during winter.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Congress slams BJP's demand for Bharat Ratna to Savarkar
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday questioned the BJP's demand for the Bharat Ratna to be awarded to Hindu Mahasabha founder Vinayak Damodar Savarkar, ahead of the Maharashtra Assembly election.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Realme X2 Pro launched in China
Beijing, Oct 15 (IANS) Realme has announced its flagship smartphone "X2 Pro" at an event in China, The Verge reported on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, China,Technology
Indian Army approaches veterans to know their well being
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Concerned over condition of family members of war veterans, Indian Army has marked this year as the 'Year of Next to Kin' wherein they will reach out to veterans and their family members.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Gwyneth Paltrow: I'm just the lame old white lady
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has come up with a different way to describe herself, and that is -- "I'm drunk and a lame old white lady".
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Pharrell Williams: Would never sing 'Blurred lines' today
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Singer Pharrell Williams says he is "embarrassed" by the controversial 2013 hit "Blurred lines", which he recorded with Robin Thicke.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
ED summons Praful Patel in money laundering case
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Tightening its noose around former Civil Aviation Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Praful Patel for his alleged links with the underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's close aide Iqbal Mirchi, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has summoned him for questioning on October 18, officials said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
White male tiger Subhranshu dies at Odisha zoo
Bhubaneswar, Oct 15 (IANS) A five-year-old white male tiger died at the Nandankanan Zoological Park due to liver-related ailments on Tuesday, said an official.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
50 Indian, Japanese soldiers to train for anti-terror ops
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A joint military drill to train 50 soldiers from India and Japan to counter terror strikes in urban and jungle scenarios will begin in Mizoram later this month.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Rajasthan cop's link with Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee
Jaipur, Oct 15 (IANS) It comes as a proud moment for Rajasthan Police as it has found an esteemed connect with Nobel laureates Abhijit Bannerjee and Esther Duflo.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
SC likely to conclude hearing in Ayodhya case on Wednesday
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The hearing in Ayodhya title dispute case is likely to end on October 16 instead of October 17, with Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi hinting that the argument in the 70-year-old dispute will come to an end on Wednesday itself.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Religion
A straight guide to being LGBTQ+ friendly
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANSlife) Queer platform Gaysi and global dating app Tinder have come together to educate heterosexual - or straight - people on creating a warm environment for their LGBTQ+ peers. According to the two companies, straight people's involvement can have a positive effect in developing an inclusive community and a progressive society. Here's how you too can become part of Team Pride.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life,National
Social robots may be conflict mediators, says study
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) We may listen to facts from Siri or Alexa, or directions from Google Maps, but would we let a virtual agent enabled by artificial intelligence help mediate conflict among team members? A new study says they might help.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Uber lays off 350 staff across Eats, self-driving wings
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Global ride hailing giant Uber, in its third round of layoffs in 10 weeks, has cut off staff from its self-driving unit and Uber Eats teams, The TechCrunch has reported.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Kate dons traditional kurta on 1st day of Pak trip
Islamabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, donned a traditional kurta on Tuesday as she and Prince William met children at an Islamabad school during the first day of their Pakistan visit.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Praful Patel in trouble as ED pursues money trail in Mirchi deals
New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct 15 (IANS) After unearthing details of the dubious land deals between former Union minister Praful Patel and D-company aide late Iqbal Mirchi, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) officials are now pursuing their money trail to ascertain whether offshore accounts were used to launder money and purchase Ceejay House building in Mumbai's upmarket Worli area.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Typhoon Hagibis toll reaches 66 in Japan
Tokyo, Oct 15 (IANS) The death toll due to the devastating typhoon Hagibis that lashed Japan has increased to 66, as search-and-rescue operations continued on Tuesday to locate the missing persons.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Hike tariffs on Pak products: Afghan businessmen
Kabul, Oct 15 (IANS) A number of Afghan businessmen have called on the government to increase tariffs on Pakistan's seasonal exports, a media report said on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Israel,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Top HRD Ministry official Rina Ray replaced
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) In a sudden change of guard in the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Rina Ray has been repatriated to her parent cadre "with immediate effect".
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Australia deports Vietnamese woman for bringing pork
Canberra, Oct 15 (IANS) A Vietnamese woman has been deported from Australia for failing to declare over 4.5 kg of pork products, authorities said on Tuesday, as Australian recationary measure against African swine fever.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Australia,Human Interest/Society
Smith should be made captain once Paine's time is up: Ponting
Melbourne, Oct 15 (IANS) Former Australia skipper Rickey Ponting believes Steve Smith should get another chance to lead the national team once Tim Paine's time is up.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
FATF credibility at stake if it doesn't downgrade Pak
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) Predictably, "brotherly countries" China, Turkey and Malaysia have backed Pakistan over the countrys "risk assessment study" at the FATF meeting being held in Paris, and are likely to vote against a downgrade to the black list.
2019-10-15
Category: International, India,Politics
Poll body bans exit polls during Assembly elections, bypolls
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) on Tuesday reiterated a complete ban on exit polls during the upcoming elections.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cricket Australia to match prize money for Women's World T20
Melbourne, Oct 15 (IANS) Cricket Australia has announced that they will ensure parity in prize money between the men's and women's team in the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup slated to be held next year.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Ballot paper for SL presidential election finalised
Colombo, Oct 15 (IANS) The Election Commission of Sri Lanka has finalised the symbols for all 35 candidates contesting the November 16 presidential election and has also released a sample of the ballot paper which places name of candidates in alphabetical order, it was reported on Tuesday.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Kashmiris feel the pinch as made to pay for suspended period
Srinagar, Oct 15 (IANS) As Kashmiris continue to celebrate the restoration of their post-paid mobile phones, service providers are having the last laugh with them charging the subscribers for the period when services were suspended in the valley.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Ronaldo scores 700th career goal as Portugal loses to Ukraine
Kiev (Ukraine), Oct 15 (IANS) Star striker Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 700th career goal during Portugal's match against Ukraine in the ongoing Euro 2020 qualifiers.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Ukraine,Sports,Football
Portman's character may get breast cancer in 'Thor 4'
Los Angeles, Oct 15 (IANS) Director Taika Waititi says Natalie Portman character Jane Foster in "Thor 4" could include breast cancer storyline.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Centre not keen on staff representatives on bank boards: AIBEA
Chennai, Oct 15 (IANS) The All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) has written to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stating that the Central government does not want its representatives on the boards of public sector banks.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Facebook raises questions over EU ruling on removing content
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Facebook has raised objections over the European Union (EU) ruling that the bloc's member countries can not only order the removal of content in their own jurisdiction, but all over the world.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Twitter suspends pro-Trump meme creator for copyright violation
San Francisco, Oct 15 (IANS) Twitter briefly suspended account of Carpe Donktum (real name Logan Cook), a prolific supporter of US President Donald Trump and meme creator who shared a fake video showing Trump killing off journalists and critics.
2019-10-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics
Emotional Azam reaches out to Rampur residents
Rampur, Oct 15 (IANS) Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan is playing the sympathy card to ensure victory of his wife Tanzeen Fatima in the bypoll to the Rampur Assembly seat that he vacated after being elected to the Lok Sabha in May this year.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Indian nurses in UAE may lose jobs over new requirement
Dubai, Oct 15 (IANS) Hundreds of Indian nurses diploma certificates in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) were at risk of losing their jobs due to a new educational requirement, a media report said.
2019-10-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
BSNL staff to get salary before Diwali: Purwar
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) With its employee unions threatening a day-long hunger strike on Friday over delayed salaries during the festival season, state-run Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL) has said that it is hopeful of paying salaries to its 1.76 lakh employees for September before Diwali.
2019-10-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy