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Police halts runaway girl's obsession for Taxi Driver 2 game
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) A schoolgirl, who went missing from Pant Nagar in Uttarakhand on July 1, allegedly inspired by the mobile game Taxi Driver 2, has returned home after roaming around several cities for a fortnight.
2019-07-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
NASA's Orion crew vehicle ready for first flight
Washington, July 21 (IANS) NASA's Orion crew capsule is ready for its first unmanned trip to Moon, US Vice President Mike Pence has announced marking the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11 Moon landing.
2019-07-21
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Indian comedian dies on stage in Dubai
Dubai, July 21 (IANS) Indian comedian Manjunath Naidu died on stage while performing a stand-up act in Dubai.
2019-07-21
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Six killed in dual blast in Pakistan
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) At least six people were killed and several others in a dual blast on Sunday morning in Pakistan's Dera Ismail Khan district.
2019-07-21
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Modi condoles death of ex-Delhi BJP chief Mange Ram Garg
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Former legislator and ex-BJP Delhi president Mange Ram Garg passed away on Sunday morning. Garg was critically ill and was admitted to Balaji Action Hospital in Paschim Vihar here. He took his last breath in the hospital, a family member said.
2019-07-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Post-$34b acquisition by IBM, Red Hat bets big on India
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) After the International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) completed the acquisition of Red Hat for $34 billion earlier this month, a top executive from the iconic software company with an open source development model has said that it was a "match made in heaven" that will help it accelerate growth globally, including in India.
2019-07-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech,Technology
28 militants killed in Afghan airstrike
Maimana (Afghanistan), July 21 (IANS) At least 28 Taliban militants were killed following an airstrike in Afghanistan's Faryab province, a military source said on Sunday.
2019-07-21
Category: International, Afghanistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
No resumption in dialogue but India, Pakistan talk Kartarpur corridor
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Even though India has refused to resume full-fledged dialogue with Pakistan because of continued terrorism emanating from there, the two countries have been holding talks on opening a corridor for pilgrimage to Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara in Pakistan.
2019-07-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Pacquiao beats Thurman to clinch WBA welterweight title
Las Vegas (US), July 21 (IANS) Philippine boxing legend Manny Pacquiao went past undefeated Keith Thurman to become the WBA welterweight champion in a split decision at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
2019-07-21
Category: International, Honduras,Sports,Other Sports
Over 16K cases pending in Armed Forces Tribunal
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The Armed Forces Tribunal (AFT) meant to provide justice to the aggrieved forces personnel is severely affected due to non-functional benches. The pending cases in the AFT, set up only 10 years ago as dedicated courts in the three services, have spiralled to 16000.
2019-07-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Is Fitbit next best wearable player after Apple in India?
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) The pricey Apple Watch may have led the global smartwatch shipments in the first quarter of 2019, but it is the San Francisco-headquartered activity trackers and wearables maker Fitbit which has emerged as the next best player after Apple, industry experts suggest.
2019-07-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Multi-vehicle wreck kills 5, injures 7 in Texas
Houston, July 21 (IANS) Five people, including two children, were killed in a traffic accident in southeastern Texas in the US, Texas Department of Public Safety has said.
2019-07-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Expansion flight: GoAir plans to enter Vietnam, Cambodia
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier GoAir plans to add destinations such as Hanoi and Phnom Penh to its international network by the year-end, sources said.
2019-07-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
3 killed, 7 injured in suicide blast in Pakistan
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) Three persons were killed and seven others injured after a suicide blast hit the main gate of a public hospital in Pakistan's Dera Ismail Khan district on Sunday morning, police said.
2019-07-21
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Rajiv Gandhi was 2nd most prominent karsevak: Ex-Home Secretary Godbole
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Several opportunities for saving the Babri Masjid were lost, as neither the Rajiv Gandhi government, the V.P. Singh government nor that of P.V. Narasimha Rao was "receptive" about finding a solution to the sensitive issue, says Madhav Godbole, who quit as Union home secretary after the demolition of the 16th century mosque, and has penned his thoughts on the simmering Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid issue in a new book.
2019-07-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Akshay vs John: Bharat Kumar vs Mr Bharat
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Pop goes the patriotism war at the Bollywood box-office on Independence Day, for the second year in a row. Akshay Kumars "Mission Mangal" is all set to go into a head-on clash with "Batla House", starring John Abraham. The season of the Tricolour is set to get a dash of the filmi hue once again on August 15, 2019, after Akshays "Gold" and Johns "Satyamev Jayate" fought for box-office spoils on the same date last year.
2019-07-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Japan goes to polls to elect half of Upper House seats
Tokyo, July 21 (IANS) Japan went to polls on Sunday to elect about half of the seats of Parliament's Upper House in which the Prime Minister's ruling party hopes to re-validate its wide majority.
2019-07-21
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Twitter blocks accounts of Iranian news agencies
Tehran, July 21 (IANS) Twitter has blocked accounts of some major Iran news agencies over alleged harassment of people who follow the Baha'i faith.
2019-07-21
Category: International, Turkey,Technology
UP man gets electricity bill of above a crore
Hapur (Uttar Pradesh), July 21 (Uttar Pradesh) The Power Department in Uttar Pradesh has given a stinging shock to an elderly resident of Hapur district.
2019-07-21
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Goa CM condoles death of Sheila Dikshit
Panaji, July 20 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant condoled the death of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who died of cardiac arrest on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Two killers reach police station with victim's severed head
Hyderabad, July 20 (IANS) In a macabre act, two youths murdered a man and brought along his severed head to the police station where they surrendered.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mamata welcomes new Bengal Governor Dhankar
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday welcomed the appointment of former Union Minister Jagdip Dhankar as the state's new Governor.
2019-07-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Manmohan, Rahul, Kharge pay tribute to Dikshit
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, outgoing Congress chief Rahul Gandhi and several senior Congress leaders on Saturday condoled the demise of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TMC workers look to Mamata to counter an aggressive BJP
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) Holding its first martyrs' day rally, after the Lok Sabha setbacks, the ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) is leaving no stone unturned to ensure a mega show on Sunday when its chief Mamata Banerjee is expected to detail a roadmap to TMC workers for combating an aggressive Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
2019-07-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
You will be missed, Sheilaji, says Kejriwal
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday mourned the death of his predecessor Sheila Dikshit, saying her contribution to the city will always be remembered and she will be missed.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sheila worked to make Delhi better place for all: Sonia
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) UPA Chairperson and senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi condoled the death of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, saying she worked with such vision to transform Delhi to make it a better place to live in for all its citizens.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Karnataka leaders mourn Sheila Dikshit
Bengaluru, July 20 (IANS) Cutting across party lines, Karnataka leaders, including Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy and BJP leader B.S Yeddyurappa, mourned veteran Congress leader Sheila Dikshit who died in New Delhi on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
RGV violates traffic laws, tweets, gets fined
Hyderabad, July 20 (IANS) Controversial filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma landed in trouble by riding triple on a motorbike and posting the video on Twitter, prompting the police to fine him for traffic violation, here on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sheila Dikshit's political rise and fall in Delhi
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Delhi, which was the scene of Sheila Dikshit's greatest political triumph as she led Congress to power there in three successive Assembly elections to become its longest-serving Chief Minister, also made her witness the most humiliating defeats of her career with her loss in the Assembly and Lok Sabha polls.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Operation Romeo: 248 detained in Gurugram, 800 in 6 months
Gurugram, July 20 (IANS) As many as 248 youths were detained in a joint operation by the Gurugram Police and the Durga Shakti rapid action force for eve-teasing and hooliganism on the Mall Mile (MG Road) here, said an official.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sonebhadra victims' kin walked 70 km to meet Priyanka
Mirzapur, July 20 (IANS) The families of the Sonebhadra caste carnage victims in Uttar Pradesh were on Friday taken by surprise when they came to know that Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was detained in Mirzapur, while coming to their village. They decided to walk most of the 70 km distance to Chunar guest house to meet her.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Doubts raised over NAB's expertise in ex-PM questioning
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) The questioning of former Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi facing charges of corruption by the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) has revealed interesting insight into the legal knowledge and technical skills of the former PM, so much so that even NAB expertise appeared subdued, a media report said on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Sheila Dikshit, who changed the face of Delhi, dead
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, whose contribution to transforming Delhi was acknowledged by party colleagues and political adversaries alike, passed away on Saturday following cardiac arrest. She was 81.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mamata flays Priyanka's detention, bad UP situation
Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) Condemning the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government led by Yogi Adityanath in Uttar Pradesh for attempting to prevent Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra from meeting the Sonebhadra district caste carnage victims' families, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee here on Saturday said the poor law and order situation in the northern state should be looked into.
2019-07-20
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
IL&FS honchos knew of stress since 2011, emails show
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) From extending personal favours, like facilitating purchase of expensive villas, arranging tickets for football match in Madrid to manipulating and delaying the rating reports, former IL&FS top officials did it all to keep the distress in the company, which they seemed to be aware since 2011, under wraps and from reflecting in its credit ratings.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Sheila Dikshit's death a setback for Congress comeback plan in Delhi
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The death of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit will affect the Congress' dream of bouncing back in the upcoming Assembly polls in the city as she leaves a vacuum due to lack of any leader of her stature.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tributes pour in for Sheila Dikshit
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The calm in Nizamuddin (East), a quiet neighbourhood in the heart of New Delhi, was suddenly broken by a stream of visitors headed towards B-2, the house of one of the most prominent residents of this posh locality -- Sheila Dikshit.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Historic polls in FATA, says Pak PM's media advisor
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Pakistan has held polls for the first time for the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Provincial Assembly seats in the erstwhile Federal Administered Tribal Areas (FATA).
2019-07-20
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Expert: Constitution being flouted by not respecting K'taka Governor's message
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Karnataka Assembly Speaker "flouted the Constitution" by disregarding the message from the Governor to conduct the floor test on Friday, a Constitution expert said amid the ongoing political drama in the southern state in the wake of a series of resignations by MLAs of the ruling Congress and JD (S).
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Two days mourning, state funeral announced for Dikshit
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The Delhi government announced two-day state mourning for former Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who died on Saturday, and also to accord her a state funeral.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pakistan announces plan to purge extremism from madrasas
Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Pakistan has formulated a plan to regulate its madrasas to bring them into the mainstream and stop the students being inculcated with extremist ideologies, Federal Education Minister Shafqat Mehmood has said.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Pakistan,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion,Defence/Security
Sisodia files defamation case against BJP leaders
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) : Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Saturday filed a defamation suit against Delhi BJP Chief Manoj Tiwari and some other BJP leaders.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
No delay in floor test on astrologers' advice: JD-S
Bengaluru, July 20 (IANS) Believe it or not, beleaguered Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy is reportedly delaying the floor test in Assembly on the advice of astrologers, which the JD-S denied, here on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
'Have lost my sister': V.K. Malhotra on Dikshit's death
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Senior BJP leader V.K. Malhotra on Saturday described the death of former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit as a big loss for the country and for him personally as he shared a "family bond" with her.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Punjab poll panel puts Nirbhaya rape convict's photo in awareness campaign
Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) In a shocking goof-up, the Punjab Election Commission has put the face of a Nirbhya rape convict on its posters and banners as part of its election awareness drive in Hoshiarpur district.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
3 killed, 4 injured in J&K's Ramban road accident
Jammu, July 20 (IANS) Three people were killed and four injured on Saturday in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Students protest at Nagarjuna's house over 'Big Boss' row
Hyderabad, July 20 (IANS) A group of Osmania University students on Saturday staged protest at the residence of leading Telugu actor Akkineni Nagarjuna, demanding a ban on the Telugu version of the popular reality TV show "Bigg Boss" to be hosted by him.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Zarif tells UK to stop being complicit in US sanctions
Tehran, July 20 (IANS) Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Saturday said that the UK needed to stop acting as an "accessory" to the US sanctions against his country, a call that comes a day after the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) seized a British oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz.
2019-07-20
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics,Defence/Security
Sheila Dikshit was suffering from heart ailments
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader Sheila Dikshit, 81, passed away at a private hospital here on Saturday. The former Delhi Chief Minister was suffering from heart ailments and had undergone surgeries several times.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BSF launches week-long activities to mark Kargil anniversary
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) To mark the 20th anniversary of the Kargil war, the Border Security Force (BSF) is conducting a series of activities, including felicitating the family members of the martyred soldiers and gallantry award winners of all uniformed forces residing in the border areas.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security