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Have been training at night to prepare for Doha heat: Dutee
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Dutee Chand is part of the 30-strong Indian contingent that will be going to the 2019 IAAF World Athletics Championships to be held in Doha, Qatar which starts on September 27. When Qatar hosts a sports event, conversations invariably veer as to how the athletes can cope with the temperatures and conditions they will find there.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
AAP holds 'day of betrayal', protest at BJP office
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) organised 'Dhoka Divas' (day of betrayal) against the Bharatiya Janata Party for not keeping its word on unauthorised colonies, and staged a protest outside the BJP headquarters, here on Saturday.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mahindra shuts Tweeple questioning FM move
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Mahindra Group chairman Anand Mahindra has come out in Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's support, saying it is not necessary that people always get things right the first time.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
'RB' on India's first Rafale jet stands for new Air Chief
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The first of the 36 Rafale jets that will be formally handed over to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh by its French manufacturer on this Dussehra bears the tail number RB 01.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
US Senator to Modi: Ensure return of Pandits to Kashmir
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) An American senator has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi pitching for repatriation of the "violently displaced" Kashmiri Pandit community and asked him to work with them to ensure their voices are heard.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Flight theory' overcrowding jails, says Rohatgi
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Former Additional Solicitor General Mukul Rohatgi on Saturday said the "flight risk" theory of the prosecution was becoming a reason for the overcrowding of jails.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Inter-state gun dealer held, 5 pistols seized
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Delhi Police claimed to have arrested a key member of an inter-state gang involved in supplying illegal weapons and cartridges to criminals in Delhi and its surroundings.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Supply shortage sends onion prices soaring to 4-yr high
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The spiralling onion prices due to supply shortage are proving difficult for the government to control.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Bhumi Pednekar to raise awareness about sustainable living
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Bhumi Pednekar is starting a pan-India campaign "Climate Warrior" to raise awareness about global warming, conservation and sustainable living.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rohit secretly films Shikhar talking to himself in flight
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) India batsman Rohit Sharma had netizens in splits after he shared a video in which his opening partner Shikhar Dhawan can be seen talking to himself in a flight.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Woman shot dead in Delhi
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) A 52-year-old woman was shot dead here on Saturday bike-borne miscreants.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
PoK, Gilgit-Baltistan crying for freedom from Pakistan
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) While Pakistan will be aiming to get the worlds focus on Jammu and Kashmir at the UN General Assembly (UNGA), the atrocities committed by it in parts of the state under its illegal occupation have been time and again highlighted by the locals who want freedom from it.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
NRAI slams Zomato for extending 'Gold' programme to delivery
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI) on Saturday slammed Zomato for extending its "Gold" programme on its delivery platform, saying it is a desperate attempt by the online food aggregator to shore up the sinking fortunes of its flagship Gold programme.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology,Business/Economy
WC bronze motivation for upcoming challenges: Punia
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Ace Indian grappler Bajrang Punia has insisted that he will not consider the bronze medal he won at the 2019 World Wrestling Championships as "victory", but will use it as a motivation to perform better in the future.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Congress appoints ex-journalist as spokesperson
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday appointed Supriya Shrinate, a former Delhi-based journalist and daughter of late Uttar Pradesh MP Harsh Vardhan, as the party spokesperson.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Madras HC Chief Justice V.K. Tahilramani's resignation accepted
New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The President has accepted the resignation of Madras High Court Chief Justice Vijaya Kamlesh Tahilramani. According to a notification, her resignation has been accepted with effect from September 6.
2019-09-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
MHA announces Sardar Patel Award for national integration
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Union Home Ministry on Friday announced the Sardar Patel National Unity Award, a new honour on the pattern of Padma awards for individuals or institutions for notable contributions towards the cause of national unity and integrity.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
PM Modi leaves on packed, week-long US visit
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday left for a week-long visit to the US, voicing confidence that his visit would present India as a vibrant land of opportunities, a reliable partner and a global leader, and also help impart new energy to bilateral ties with the US.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diaspora,Diplomacy,Business/Economy
ED attaches over Rs 234 crore assets of Kudos Chemie
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has provisionally attached plant and machinery worth Rs 234.11 crore of Punjab-based Kudos Chemie Ltd under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) in an ongoing case against the company and its directors relating to an alleged bank fraud, the agency said on Friday.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Congress terms FM package an economic disaster
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Congress has termed the financial package of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman an economic and political disaster.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Govt conspiracy to defame Chidambaram, Congress: Ramesh
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Defending party colleague and former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in the INX Media case, Congress leader Jairam Ramesh on Friday alleged that the cases against him are political vendetta.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
The making, unmaking, making and more of Boris Johnson (Book Review)
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) It is almost two months that Boris Johnson has been the Prime Minister of Britain. But what was his career like in the initial years of politics and how did he rise in the Conservative Party? These details have been penned down by a veteran journalist Andrew W Gimson in a book.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Know the difference between the various Emmy Awards
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Indian talent shines bright in the nomination list for this years International Emmy Awards, but don't confuse it with the Primetime Emmy awards gala.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
SC to have single judge benches to reduce case pendency
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) In a move to reduce the burden on the judiciary, the Supreme Court has decided to constitute single judge benches to decide matters related to bail, transfer of cases and other matters.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pre-book new iPhones, Watch on Amazon, Flipkart, Ingram Micro
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Amazon.in, Flipkart and Ingram Micro, a distributor of IT products and owned by HNA Technology of China, on Friday announced that they will offer the latest products from Apple, which include iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max along with Watch series 5.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
India Inc. double cheers govt's Rs 1.45L cr stimulus
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) India Inc. on Friday double cheered the government's Rs 1,45,000 crore stimulus, which includes slashing corporate tax to 22 per cent for domestic companies, lower tax of 15 per cent for new manufacturing firms and measures to boost the capital market.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Directions of SC were being misinterpreted: BCCI state official
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) With the Supreme Court on Friday allowing the Tamil Nadu State Cricket Association to hold elections to elect its office bearers, state bodies across the country have welcomed the move and once again pointed that their claim that the Committee of Administrators (CoA) were misinterpreting the order of the SC has been proved right.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Booster shots: Corporate tax rate cut, more measures for cap flow in markets
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Hit hard by a slowing economy and a brewing global oil crisis, the government on Friday announced a series of tax incentives to boost the industry and restart investment.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Pre-order 2019 iPhones, Apple Watch on Amazon.in, Ingram Micro
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Amazon.in and Ingram Micro, a distributor of IT products and owned by HNA Technology of China, on Friday announced they will offer the latest products from Apple, which include iPhone 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max along with Watch series 5, starting September 27.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
FM announces tax bonanza for corporates, exchequer to take Rs 1.45L cr hit
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) In a major bonanza for corporates as part of measures to promote growth and investment, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday announced to slash corporate tax rate to 22 per cent for domestic companies and 15 per cent for new domestic manufacturing companies, besides other fiscal reliefs.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
India shaken by Saudi attacks, but oil is in control
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) When the drones hit two of the worlds largest oil processing facilities of Aramco, its loud noise not only woke residents in Saudi Arabia but shook the entire global oil industry setting panic among traders who foresaw a severe oil squeeze for the first time after the 1991 invasion of Kuwait by Iraq.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National
Retailers offer deep discounts to clear piled up inventory
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The festival season discount is back, but what would cheer the shoppers more this time are the sharper discounts offered by retailers across categories -- from kitchenware and electronic items to apparels -- to clear off the inventory.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
India's naval drill with Singapore, Thailand to end today
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A three-nation naval military exercise being conducted by India along with Thailand and Singapore in the Andaman Sea will conclude on Friday. The objective of the drill is to test maritime interoperability between the navies of the three countries in the Indian Ocean Region.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
ALERT: FM proposes to slash corporate tax for domestic companies and new domestic manufacturing companies
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2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Iyer, Pandey will keep Rahul on his toes: Ganguly
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Former Indian skipper Sourav Ganguly feels Lokesh Rahul will be kept on his toes by Shreyas Iyer and Manish Pandey for the no. 4 slot in ODIs, a position which has been debated a lot by the team management over the last couple of years.
2019-09-20
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Rambo: Last Blood': Stallone holds his steed (IANS Review, Rating: ** and 1/2)
Film: "Rambo: Last Blood"; Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Sergio Peris- Mencheta, Yvette Monreal, Adriana Barraza, Paz Vega, Oscar Jaenada, Joaquin Cosio, Genie Kim aka Yenah Han; Direction: Adrian Grunberg; Rating: ** and 1/2
2019-09-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
No MSME loans as NPA in FY20 fiscal, PSBs to hold loan melas: FM
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) In a public outreach exercise, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday said public sector banks will organise credit "shamiana meetings" in 400 districts beginning October 3 to provide loans to NBFCs and retail borrowers, including homebuyers and farmers and banks won't declare any stressed loan account of MSMEs as NPA till March 2020 and will work on recasting their debt.
2019-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
5 arrested in Rs 12 lakh robbery case
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Northwest District Police said they have solved the Rs 12 lakh robbery case and arrested five men for the crime in Sadar Bazar area.
2019-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Delhi is first state to have 95 pc CNG-powered industries'
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) About 95 per cent of the oil-driven industry in Delhi has been shifted its operations to CNG, making the national capital first city to do so, according to a report submitted by the Delhi Dialogue Commission to Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.
2019-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Pak gives India a go-by on its cultural day in SCO drill
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Pakistan gave a go-by to India at its cultural day celebrations held on Thursday as part of the ongoing multi-nation Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO) military exercise underway in Russia.
2019-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Chinese nabbed at IGI airport with gold worth Rs 2 cr
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) A Chinese national was nabbed at the IGI Airport here for allegedly smuggling gold worth nearly Rs 2 crore.
2019-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi govt plans online portal for scholarship scheme
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) After extending the benefits of the Jay Bhim Mukhyamantri Pratibha Vikas Yojana to all students, the Delhi government is planning to launch an online portal for it.
2019-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Punjabi Academy to publish booklet on Guru Nanak
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Punjabi Academy of the Delhi government will release a 35-page booklet in Punjabi, Hindi and English on the life and teachings of Guru Nanak on the occasion of his 550th birth anniversary.
2019-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Modi to hold 20 bilaterals in New York, Kashmir won't figure
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi is slated to hold around 20 bilateral meetings during his New York visit, including with US President Donald Trump, and during his UNGA speech, will focus on India's role towards development and peace and security, with no mention of Article 370 which is an "internal issue".
2019-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Kejriwal urges citizens to take part in anti-dengue drive
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) To further expand the anti-dengue drive, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday urged citizens to encourage at least 10 of their friends to check homes for clean stagnant water every Sunday for 10 minutes.
2019-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi BJP leader slaps wife in party office, loses post
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Wednesday removed party's Mehrauli District President Azad Singh from his post after he slapped his wife in the party office here.
2019-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sharath-Sathiyan pair enters Asian quarters
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Indias doubles pair of G. Sathiyan and A. Sharath Kamal entered the quarterfinals beating Mahfoodh Sayed Murtadha and Rashed Rashed of Bahrain 11-8, 11-6, 11-3 in the 24th ITTF Asian Table Tennis Championships, at Yogyakarta on Thursday.
2019-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Lamba disqualified from Delhi Assembly
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Former Aam Aadmi Party leader Alka Lamba was here on Thursday disqualified from the Delhi Assembly by Speaker Ram Niwas Goel on the grounds of defection.
2019-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
PM Modi's US visit from September 21-27
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting the US September 21-27, during which he will address the 'Howdy Modi' mega diaspora event in Houston, to be also attended by US President Donald Trump, and he will also address the annual United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session.
2019-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
10 shortlisted writers to attend JLF's Jaipur Bookmark in Jan
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Ten shortlisted writers will be invited to attend the Jaipur BookMark (JBM) January 22 to 25, 2020, that runs parallel to the JLF to "not just to undergo mentorship but also individually pitch their work to national and international experts from the industry, with a chance to even sign a book deal," the organisers said.
2019-09-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books