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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
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
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
Salman Khan posts video in 'old fashioned' way
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Bollywood's "Dabangg" star Salman Khan travelled back in time to share a video "the old fashioned way".
2019-07-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
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
Arjun makes hilarious comment on Malaika's Instagram post
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) Actor Arjun Kapoor dropped a hilarious comments on his girlfriend and actress Malaika Arora's photograph.
2019-07-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Why virtual reality headsets failed to woo the masses
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Having been around for nearly five years now, Virtual Reality (VR) headsets are yet to find adoption among the masses.
2019-07-21
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Technology
Ashwin stuns fans with unusual bowling action during TPL
Chennai, July 21 (IANS) Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has been known to experiment with his deliveries and bowling action and he once again left the spectators perplexed while playing for the Dindigul Dragons against Chepauk Super Gillies in the season-opener T20 match in Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL).
2019-07-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Duminy to play for Rajshahi Kings in BPL
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) South Africa cricketer JP Duminy has been roped in by Rajshahi Kings for the upcoming edition of Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).
2019-07-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
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
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
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
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
HDFC Bank's Q1 standalone net profit up 21%
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Lending major HDFC Bank on Saturday reported a rise of 21 per cent in standalone net profit for the April-June quarter of 2019-20 on a year-on-year basis.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
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
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
PKL 7: Telugu Titans go down to U Mumba in season opener
Hyderabad, July 20 (IANS) It was not the start that hosts Telugu Titans would have wished for as they lost the opening clash of the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 7 to U Mumba 25-3I.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
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
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
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
Guess what's missing on Cruise's 'Top Gun' jacket
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Fans all across the world might be looking forward for the return of Tom Cruise as Pete "Maverick" Mitchell in "Top Gun: Maverick", and are wondering how his life must have changed in all these years, but there is one change in the "Top Gun" universe that has left them perplexed. Cruise's classic bomber jacket isn't quite the same.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'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
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
Eye on youngsters as selectors & Kohli gear up to pick WI squad
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) After much hullabaloo, the selection of the Indian team for the West Indies tour will take place on Sunday afternoon in Mumbai and along with the five-wise men -- led by M.S.K. Prasad -- skipper Virat Kohli will also be physically present in the meeting. While there were reports trying to magnify Kohli's presence in the meeting as something extraordinary, the BCCI constitution speaks of the captain being present either through call or in person.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
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
TV's Randheer to make film debut opposite Mahie Gill
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Actor Randheer Rai, who is known for his roles in television shows such as "Jiji Maa" and "Karn Sangini", will be seen sharing screen space with actress Mahie Gill in the upcoming film "Posham Pa".
2019-07-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ayushmann only choice for 'Dream Girl': Director
Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Writer-turned-debutant director Raaj Shaandilyaa, who is setting the bar high on expectation with his film, "Dream Girl", says that he only had Ayushmann Khurrana in mind for the lead role of his film, because no one else would be able to pull off a cross-dressed character.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Leaders across parties condole Sheila Dikshit's demise
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The sudden demise of three-time Delhi Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Sheila Dikshit on Saturday has evoked condolences from political leaders cutting across party lines.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
12 Rohingya refugees stay put at Indo-Bangladesh border in Tripura
Agartala, July 20 (IANS) At least 12 Rohingya Muslim refugees, including five children and two women, who tried to enter India from Bangladesh, have refused to leave the Zero Line along the India-Bangladesh border in Tripura for the past three days, Border Security Force (BSF) official said on Saturday.
2019-07-20
Category: India, Tripura,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security