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Life along the LoC: Cross-border shelling a constant with exam preparation for students
Lolab Valley (J&K), Oct 20 (IANS) 'I want to be a doctor and I am sure I will crack the entrance examination,' says Mubashir, a Class 11 student at the Army Goodwill School, Chandigam, in Jammu and Kashmir's Lolab Valley, located just kilometres away from the Line of Control.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Education
Tomar launches preparation framework for block, dist developmental plans
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Union Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Tuesday unveiled a preparation framework for block and district developmental plans for rural local bodies.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Pending SC issues' keep Indians out of ICC chairperson's post
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) No Indian has apparently filed a nomination for the post of International Cricket Council (ICC) chairperson due to 'matters pending with Supreme Court', it has been learnt, although there has been no confirmation about the list of nominees from the ICC.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Virus can hit recovered Covid patients once antibodies start depleting: ICMR
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Patients who have recovered from Covid-19 can again get infected by the virus once the antibodies of the viral disease starts depleting, the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) said on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Assam, Mizoram Home Secretaries to meet to resolve border row
Silchar (Assam)/Aizawl, Oct 20 (IANS) The Home Secretaries of Assam and Mizoram would hold a meeting on Wednesday to resolve the fortnight-long border trouble even as the latter said that they are exploring the possibilities of transporting essential goods through Manipur and Tripura, and even via neighbouring Myanmar and Bangladesh.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Muslim youth killed in Jharkhand for preventing cow slaughter
Ranchi, Oct 20 (IANS) A Muslim youth was killed by two persons from his own community for preventing cow slaughter in Jharkhand's Garwah district.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Andhra urges Centre to expedite Bhogapuram airport's construction
Amaravati, Oct 20 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Finance Minister Buggana Rajendranath Reddy has urged the Centre to expedite the construction of the Bhogapuram airport near Visakhapatnam.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Massive fire burns records at Patna's Secretariat, RJD cries foul
Patna, Oct 20 (IANS) A massive fire broke out at the state Secretariat here, resulting in the destruction of files, records and documents of the Bihar Rural Development Department, even as the opposition RJD on Tuesday smelt a conspiracy to "destroy evidence of scams during the NDA rule".
2020-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Smriti Irani launches developmental projects in Rae Bareli
Rae Bareli (UP), Oct 20 (IANS) Union Minister Smriti Irani on Tuesday inaugurated various developmental projects in Rae Bareli and said that the government is working towards the completion of the development works that have remained pending for years.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
NEET J&K topper's achievement will bring positive change: L-G
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday said the achievement of Basit Bilal Khan, the state topper in the National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test (NEET), will bring a positive change among the youth of Kashmir.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Education
Agarwal's IPL 'leap of faith' outcome of 'deliberate practice'
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab's (KXIP) batting mainstay Mayank Agarwal's gravity-defying leap to save a certain six of Mumbai Indians' Kieron Pollard in the second Super Over on Sunday was a result of several factors -- "deliberate practice" to improve, having a personal dietician and trainer, turning vegetarian last year, and playing hand cricket as a youngster. And a big turnaround came after he was picked in the Indian team in late 2018.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Covid to reduce profits of hospitals by 35-40% this fiscal: Crisil
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Postponement of elective surgeries, revenue loss from the highly profitable medical tourism segment, and increasing safety and sanitisation costs amid Covid-19 will lead to a 35-40 per cent reduction in the operating profits of private hospitals this fiscal, domestic rating agency Crisil said on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Business/Economy
In a first, Punjab Assembly rejects Centre's farm laws (2nd Ld)
Chandigarh, Oct 20 (IANS) In a first in the country, the legislative Assembly in Punjab led by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday unanimously passed three legislations and formally rejected the Centre's 'black' agricultural laws brought by the BJP-led Union government.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
SRK-starrer Don clocks 14 years
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Shah Rukh Khan-starrer Don has completed 14 years on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
To keep tabs on drug smuggling, NCB shares modus operandi with agencies
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Even as the drugs smuggled from foreign countries concealed in different items have posed a huge challenge for the Customs Department and other agencies, the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has been sharing the latest modus operandi of the smugglers with various agencies to keep a check on them.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
10% hike in expenditure limits for Lok Sabha and Assembly polls
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections and bypolls in other states amid coronavirus pandemic, the poll expenditure limit of candidates in Lok Sabha and Assembly elections has been increased by 10 per cent. The limit was upwardly revised by the Centre after consultations with the Election Commission of India.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Azerbaijan-Turkey-Pakistan: A New Axis of Evil Against Armenia & India
The roots of the conflict in Artsakh
2020-10-20
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary,Politics
Uttar Pradesh BJP MLA offers to quit if charges are proved
Lakhimpur Kheri, Oct 20 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party MLA Lokendra Pratap Singh said on Tuesday that he is willing to resign if the allegations levelled against him are found to be true.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'National Deworming Day records decline in worm infection in 14 states'
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Since the launch of the 'National Deworming Day' in 2015, 14 states have shown a reduction in worm infections prevalent among children while nine states showed a substantial decline, the Health Ministry said on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Eye of Blue Tiger: Jeje turns to boxing for strength training
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Inside a gymnasium in Aizawl, a stocky but well-chiselled figure is often seen donning a pair of 10oz gloves.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Gionee launches budget smartphone for Rs 5,499
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Smartphone maker Gionee on Tuesday launched a budget device Gionee F8 Neo for Rs 5,499 in the ongoing festive season.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Tollywood stars announce contributions for Telangana flood relief
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Leading stars of the Telugu film industry, popularly known as Tollywood, have come forward to announce their contributions for relief works in Hyderabad and other flood-hit parts of Telangana.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Southern Cinema
81 candidates in fray for by-polls to 8 assembly seats in Gujarat
Gandhinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO)'s office has finalised the list of 81 candidates who will be contesting the Gujarat by-elections for the eight vacant seats in the Assembly. The by-elections, slated to be held on November 3, have been necessitated by the resignations of Congress legislators.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Barbaric to threaten rape of Sethupathi's daughter: Kanimozhi
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) DMK leader Kanimozhi on Tuesday demanded police take action against the person who had issued a rape threat against actor Vijay Sethupathi's daughter.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Don't appreciate Kamal Nath's 'unfortunate' remark: Rahul
New Delhi/Wayanad, Oct 20 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said that he "did not appreciate" the 'item' remark used by party senior leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath for state's Dalit woman Minister Imarti Devi.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ISL: Defender Mohamad Rakip signs for Mumbai City FC
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Mumbai City FC on Tuesday announced the signing of defender Mohamad Rakip ahead of the 2020-21 season of the Indian Super League (ISL). The young right-back joins the Islanders on a deal that will keep him at the club until 2022.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Government's AC import ban may prove disruptive for industry
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) With the Indian government recently announcing a prohibition on import of air conditioners (AC) in a bid to bolster domestic industry and reduce import dependence, experts say that the move may disrupt the industry but also lead to a complete revamp of its functioning in the long term.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ethan Hawke: I want to come to India so badly
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Hollywood star Ethan Hawke says he wants to visit India and experience the culture of the country.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
NDA leaders desperate as Grand Alliance gains ground: Tejashwi
Patna, Oct 20 (IANS) RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav on Tuesday claimed that National Democratic Alliance leaders were "desperate and disappointed" as the Grand Alliance had gained political ground in the run-up to the Assembly elections.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
New Roshan Talkies, 2 farmhouses among Rs 22Cr worth of Mirchi's properties in ED net
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday swung into action against fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's late close aide Iqbal Mirchi's relatives and attached seven immovable properties and balances in seven bank accounts worth Rs 22.42 crore in connection with a money laundering probe.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Siemens Healthineers to invest Rs 1,300 cr in India innovation hub
Bengaluru, Oct 20 (IANS) Global med-tech company Siemens Healthineers on Tuesday said it plans to invest Rs 1,300 crore over the next five years in an innovation hub in Bengaluru.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
BJP defends Goa Dy CM in porn message controversy, Oppn demands sacking
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday demanded the resignation of Goa Deputy Chief Minister Chandrakant Kavlekar over the ongoing porn Whatsapp message controversy, even as the ruling BJP defended him, saying that the party respects women and that efforts were on to defame Kavlekar.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Centre has a tendency to use agencies as political weapons: Rahul
Wayanad, Oct 20 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi, the Congress MP from Wayanad, Kerala, on Tuesday said the Centre has a tendency to use national agencies as political weapons.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Delhi hospital opens recovery clinic for post-Covid sufferers
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) The Indraprastha Apollo Hospital on Tuesday opened a recovery clinic for patients suffering from post-Covid complications. The hospital said that the clinic will have a dedicated team to cater to the patients coming with illnesses exhibited after recovery from coronavirus.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Sidhu slams Punjab govt over farmers' issues
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) All is not well within the Punjab Congress as former cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu has sharpened his attack on Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on the issue of farmers.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Urvashi Rautela to be showstopper at Arab Fashion Week
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Bollywood actress Urvashi Rautela will be showstopper for Filipino designer Furne One at the upcoming Arab Fashion Week.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Boost SOPs to prevent crimes against women in Covid centres: NCW
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) Alarmed by cases of rapes and molestations reported at Covid-19 centres in Maharashtra, the National Council for Women on Tuesday asked the state government to ensure that standard operating procedures are strengthened to prevent such crimes.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
'The New Mutants' to release in India on Oct 30
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The Maisie Williams-starrer, The New Mutants, will finally release in India on October 30, after being pushed repeatedly owing to the Covid pandemic.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
OMCs hold petrol, diesel prices as global oil market remains subdued
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Oil marketing companies (OMC) kept petrol and diesel prices unchanged across the four metros on Tuesday as global oil prices remained subdued and product prices remained steady.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ahmedabad leads mobile games experience in India: Report
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Users in Ahmedabad, Navi Mumbai and Vadodara are enjoying the best mobile gaming experience in India, according to a report by mobile analytics company Opensignal.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
DDLJ turns 25: Parmeet Sethi recalls how SRK insisted on climax fight scene
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The blockbuster Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge released 25 years ago on this day, and while the film catapulted Shah Rukh Khan and Kajol to superstardom, other artistes in the film gained fame, too. Parmeet Sethi, who made his Bollywood debut as the antagonist Kuljeet, is one of them.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
FB, Instagram launch AR filters, GIFs, hashtags for Durga Puja
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Facebook and Instagram on Tuesday launched several features and content programming to help make virtual Durga Puja celebrations as entertaining as possible in the country.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Militant killed in Pulwama encounter
Srinagar, Oct 20 (IANS) One terrorist has been killed in an ongoing encounter with security forces in South Kashmir's Pulwama district, police said on Tuesday.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Sonalika in festive mood, as tractor demand expected to remain buoyant
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Driven by the prevailing market sentiment, tractor major Sonalika is hopeful of healthy sales during the festive season.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'False news': Sindhu rubbishes reports of rift with family, coach Gopichand
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Reigning world champion PV Sindhu on Tuesday insisted that there is no rift within her family, adding that she has travelled to London to work on her "nutrition and recovery needs".
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Delhi CM announces Rs 15 cr for flood-hit Telangana, KCR grateful
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday announced Rs 15 crore financial assistance to flood-hit Telangana.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Gold smuggling case: Swapna gives a clean chit to Pinarayi Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 20 (IANS) Already on the mat, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan appeared to have got some relief after the statement of Swapna Suresh, prime accused in the gold smuggling case, to the Enforcement Directorate, surfaced in the media, wherein she seems to have given a clean chit to Vijayan.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Kerala,National
PM Modi to address nation at 6 p.m. on Tuesday
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said he will be sharing a message with the country at 6 p.m. on Tuesday where he is expected to make an important announcement. There is a possibility that he might inform the people about the ongoing war against the corona pandemic.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TN Ministers meet Guv over govt school students' reservation bill
Chennai, Oct 20 (IANS) A group of Tamil Nadu Ministers on Tuesday called upon Governor Banwarilal Purohit and sought his early assent for the Bill providing 7.5 per cent reservation to state government school students in medical colleges.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
As snatching cases surge, woman journalist gets back snatched phone
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) In September 2019, a woman journalist received serious injuries including multiple fractures in a snatching bid in South Delhi's CR park. The woman fell outside the auto she was travelling in and was hospitalised for days in the traumatic experience.
2020-10-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident