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Congress defers its public rally on economic slowdown
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Congress has deferred its public rally proposed on November 30 to December 14 due to ongoing winter session of Parliament. The rally was to be held in the national capital against the looming economic crisis and slowdown.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Old promise in new bottle: Kejriwal re-issues water promise?
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) In Delhi's battle royale over clean water, Delhi unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party has a new ammunition in its arsenal to target Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal - two comments of the AAP national convenor.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Each time in front of camera is different experience: Bhuvan Bam
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANSlife) Popular YouTuber BB Ki Vines aka Bhuvan Bams latest song "Ajnabee" was an instant hit and managed to climb to number 3 of Global Apple Music in no time.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Rajya Sabha adjourned till 2 pm over JNU, Kashmir
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The day two of the 250th session of Rajya Sabha witnessed uproar over alleged police action against protesting JNU students and detention of political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir, forcing the House chairman M Venkaiah Naidu to adjourn the proceedings till 2 P.M. on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Tendulkar bats for brain development in Kathmandu
Kathmandu, Nov 19 (IANS) Batting legend Sachin Tendulkar paid a three-day visit here to raise awareness for the UNICEF Nepal's 'Bat for Brain Development' campaign.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Nepal,Sports,Cricket
Jharkhand polls: BJP has most 'crorepati' candidates
Ranchi, Nov 19 (IANS) In the first phase of Assembly polls in Jharkhand scheduled to take place on November 30, the highest number of 'crorepati' candidates belong to the ruling BJP.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Chant Jai Shri Ram & avail cheaper fees: Chakrapani
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Even as the JNU standoff has sharply divided views, even finding resonance inside the Parliament, the Hindu Mahasabha has added another twist to the ongoing controversy. It said that chanting either - 'Jai Shri Ram', 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai' or 'Vande Mataram' should be a prerequisite to avail reduction in fees at Jawaharlal Nehru University.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
The art of pastry making
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANSlife) Most people who want to excel in the art of pastry making chose to go to Europe in order to train in award winning programs. However, The Academy of Pastry Arts - a pastry school of international repute with schools in six Asian cities including Delhi NCR, Mumbai and Bangalore - brings French dessert education to Asia.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
China rejects HK court ruling against anti-mask law
Beijing, Nov 19 (IANS) Chinese authorities on Tuesday expressed their opposition to a Hong Kong High court ruling against a law banning face masks during the ongoing anti-government protests that have rocked the city since June.
2019-11-19
Category: International, China,Politics
Withdraw 144 CrPC before IFFI begins: Congress
Panaji, Nov 19 (IANS) The Opposition party in Goa, the Congress, on Tuesday demanded that the government withdraw prohibitory orders under section 144 CrPC in view of the upcoming 50th edition of the International Film Festival of India, as a large number of delegates and tourists are expected to throng the event, which gets underway on November 20.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
John Legere to step down as T-Mobile CEO next May: Report
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) John Legere will step down as T-Mobile's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) next May and he will be succeeded by the firm's President and COO Mike Sievert, the media has reported.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Congress creates din in LS over removal of Gandhis SPG cover
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Congress along with other opposition parties on Tuesday staged protest against the government over withdrawal of SPG security cover of Gandhi family and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National
Scrap deposit insurance: AIBEA tells FM
Chennai, Nov 19 (IANS) Even as the government is mulling increasing the insurance cover for bank deposits, the All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) has demanded scrapping of such insurance cover for public sector bank deposits.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Army Chief briefs Rajnath about Siachen tragedy
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was briefed about the ground situation of the Siachen Glacier tragedy by Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Tuesday.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ALERT: Row over Delhi water: 2 cabinet ministers, 2 different reports: AAP
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2019-11-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,
Tesla supercharger station catches fire in New Jersey
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) A Tesla Supercharger station in New Jersey caught fire due to unknown reasons and the Electric Vehicle (EV) maker is investigating the situation.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Kubbra Sait to represent 'Sacred Games' at International Emmys
New York, Nov 19 (IANS) Actress Kubbra Sait will soon head to New York to represent her show "Sacred Games" at International Emmys.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Khloe Kardashian sees therapist over OCD
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) Reality TV personality Khloe Kardashian saw a therapist over her obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and anxiety after her mother Kris Jenner became concerned about her.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
US State Dept official resigns over inflated resume scandal
Washington, Nov 19 (IANS) A senior US State Department official, who had reportedly inflated her resume, has resigned from her position.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Politics
ED attaches properties worth Rs 21 cr in NH-74 case
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday said that it has attached properties to the tune of Rs 21.96 crore belonging to a Special Land Acquisition officer and others in its money laundering probe into the National Highway (NH) 74 case.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Chinatown' prequel series in development
Los Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) A prequel series to the classic film "Chinatown" is in early development at Netflix.
2019-11-19
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
RS Chairman orders to revisit new dress for marshals
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) With protests from some quarters over military like uniform for marshals of Rajya Sabha, the House Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday ordered to revisit the decision on new dress code.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
40% parents struggle to see depression signs in kids
New York, Nov 18 (IANS) Telling the difference between a teen's normal ups and downs or something bigger is among the top challenges parents face while identifying depression among the youth, says a new study.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
J'khand CM, BJP rebel Rai file nominations against each other
Ranchi, Nov 18 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das and rebel BJP leader Saryu Rai on Monday filed nomination papers against each other from Jamshedpur East seat.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Lyft inches a step closer to driverless ridesharing:Report
San Francisco, Nov 18 (IANS) Top US ride-hailing company Lyft is moving closer towards self-driving ridesharing as it has added Chrysler Pacifica hybrids to its autonomous vehicle (AV) testing fleet.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Take care of your elderly parents: Pankaj Kapur
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANSlife) Thespian Pankaj Kapur who recently published "Dopehri" -- his debut novel on the life of an elderly widow -- believes that the least an individual can do is take care of their parents.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,IANS Life
Will demand action against erring JNU students: BJP MP
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) BJP MP Ramesh Bidhuri has said he will raise in Parliament the issue of the protesting JNU students' violence and why no action is being taken against the erring students.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Software is eating trade, digital platforms replacing agreements
Since India rejected RCEP (Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership) with ASEAN and six other countries, most commentators have focused on reasons for exit. The government has reiterated that it was a decision in the interest of the country. Impact on farmers due to agri-imports impact is one of the dominant reason. There are more powerful forces at play shaping the structure of global trade that India needs to account for in any trade negotiation going forward.
2019-11-18
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
China sails 1st indigenous aircraft carrier through Taiwan Strait
Taipei, Nov 18 (IANS) China has sent its first domestically manufactured aircraft carrier, known as 002, across the Taiwan Strait, the island's Ministry of National Defence confirmed.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Defence/Security
HK court declares mask ban excessive, unconstitutional
Hong Kong, Nov 18 (IANS) A British colonial-era emergency law revived by Hong Kongs government to ban masks in the ongoing protests was on Monday ruled by the High Court to be excessive and unconstitutional.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
UK parties in court over TV debate exclusion
London, Nov 18 (IANS) The UK High Court will on Monday consider separate legal challenges from the Liberal Democrats and the Scottish National Party (SNP) over their exclusion from ITV's general election debate.
2019-11-18
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
JNU students defy Section 144, march to Parliament
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Demanding complete rollback of the hostel fee hike, the Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) on Monday carried out a march to Parliament, as the winter session begins.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Sena protests against Mumbai Metro, builders on pollution
Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANS) Returning to its aggressive style, the Shiv Sena South Mumbai wing protested against the MMRDA and some private builders for air and noise pollution and huge traffic snarls in south Mumbai's congested Thakurdwar region, party leaders said.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Pawar takes u-turn on alliance with Shiv Sena
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Ahead of Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar's meeting with Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi, the former on Monday took a dramatic u-turn on a possible alliance with the Shiv Sena in Maharashtra and said the BJP and Shiv Sena fought together and they have to choose their paths.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Top govt panel to decide on JNU stalemate
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Union Human Resource Development Ministry formed a high-powered panel on Monday to recommend measures for restoration of normal functioning of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
China's central bank cuts repo interest rates after 4 years
Beijing, Nov 18 (IANS) The People's Bank of China (PBOC) on Monday reduced the interest rates on repurchase agreements, or repos - one of its main short-term liquidity tool - for the first time in more than four years.
2019-11-18
Category: International, China,Business/Economy
SC to hear Chidambaram's bail plea
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear former finance minister P. Chidambaram's bail plea in the INX Media money laundering case.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Jaipur-based designer to hire more women artisans
Jaipur, Nov 18 (IANS) AKFD Storey, a globally recognised multidisciplinary design practise and manufacturing entity based in Jaipur, which shot to fame after designing Mudra installations at Delhi international Airport and winning the UN seal of excellence four times, has announced to hire one-third of women artisans in its new facility which was unveiled on November 16 here.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,Immigration/Law/Rights
LS: Opposition raises Farooq's detention, Kashmir
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Congress and some other opposition parties on Monday protested in the Lok Sabha seeking release of detained Jammu and Kashmir National Conference leader Farooq Abdullah and others, as well as on the "instability" in Kashmir.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Key questions in LS on 1st day of winter session
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) As the winter session of Parliament starts on Monday, there's a host of questions that are lined up for the government to answer in the Lok Sabha. These pertain to issues of economy, Corporate Affairs, Culture and Tribal affairs, economic slowdown, bank merger among others.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National
Gotabaya Rajapaksa sworn-in as 7th SL Prez
Colombo, Nov 18 (IANS) Former Defence Minister Gotabaya Rajapaksa was on Monday sworn-in as the seventh Executive President of Sri Lanka after winning the crucial election held on November 16.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
'Medical emergency' in Delhi: BJP's Manoj Tiwari
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Delhi BJP MP Manoj Tiwari on Monday drove to Parliament on a bicycle and slammed Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal over a study that said supplied water in the city is not good for drinking as it failed to meet the quality parameters, adding there was a "medical emergency" in the capital.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rajya Sabha marshals' uniform changes to military green
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) On the first day of the winter session of Parliament, Rajya Sabha members were surprised with the new uniform of the marshals standing beside the seat of Chairman as earlier it was a turban with Indian attire.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Zumba your way to being fit
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANSlife) According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) report, India has one of the largest populations suffering from one form of mental illness or the other. Miami-based Beto Perez, creator of the 'Zumba® Program', Zumba Fitness, LLC. wants to introduce Indians to a form of fitness, which works both for the mind and the body -- the happy dance i.e Zumba®.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Julie Andrews reveals she refused cocaine at a party
Los Angeles, Nov 17 (IANS) Actor Julie Andrews has revealed that she refused to snort cocaine at a film moguls party, saying that the hosts wanted to "see how Mary Poppins would react" after getting high.
2019-11-17
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Gotabaya wins SL polls, but loses minorities (3rd Lead)
Colombo, Nov 17 (IANS) Gotabaya Rajapaksa, a former Defence Minister and also the brother of former President Mahinda Rajapaksa, on Sunday won Sri Lanka's presidential election but lost in almost all of the minority Tamils and Muslim provinces of the island nation.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Politics
Priyanka Gandhi attacks UP govt on Swati Singh issue
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi has criticised the Uttar Pradesh government for not taking action against the erring Minister Swati Singh.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Traditional Indian cuisine is getting lost: Zorawar Kalra
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANSlife) Diners globally have become quite adventurous and allowed their curiosity to get the better of them. The curiosity of diners globally to try new dishes/cuisines has created space for fusion variations to come up. However, the downside to it, in the Indian context, is that "traditional Indian" cuisine is getting lost or losing focus, says Zorawar Kalra.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Verstappen secures pole position for Brazilian GP
Sao Paulo, Nov 17 (IANS) Dutch Red Bull driver Max Verstappen has secured pole position for the Brazilian Grand Prix (GP), the second-to-last race on the 2019 Formula One calendar.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Motorsports
Joshi conducts all-party meeting ahead of winter session
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on Sunday held an all-party meeting here ahead of the winter session of Parliament beginning on Monday.
2019-11-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics