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Daily Archives: 2nd September 2019

Russia will train Indian astronauts for Gaganyaan

Mosco: "India and Russia are stepping up cooperation in the space sector with Moscow extending help in 4-5 critical areas of India’s ambitious manned mission...

Behind Camera: Women representation quite low in technical space of film Industry

London: "The Handmaid's Tale" star Elizabeth Moss says things have improved immensely for female actors in the film industry but when it comes to the...

Andhra pays tributes to YSR on his 10th death anniversary

Amaravati:Rich tributes were paid to late Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy by the party leaders and family members across Andhra Pradesh on his 10th...

Tinsukia becomes India’s 4000th WiFi-enabled railway station

Guwahati:Tinsukia Junction in India's northeast region on Sunday became the 4000th railway station in the country to have free public WiFi.According to the Indian...

UP journalist booked for filming kids eating salt-roti

Mirzapur: The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has filed a case against the journalist, who shot the video of school children being served roti...

ED grills Shivakumar for 3rd time in money laundering case

New Delhi:Former Karnataka minister and senior Congress leader D.K. Shivakumar on Monday appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning for the third time...

Ayodhya case: SC to hear contempt plea of Rajeev Dhavan

Delhi: Chief Justice of India (CJI) Ranjan Gogoi on Monday agreed to hear the contempt petition moved by the lawyer of the Babri Masjid Action...

India’s moon lander Vikram separates from Chandrayaan-2

Chennai:India's first moon lander Vikram successfully separated from its mother spacecraft Chandrayaan-2 on Monday at 1.15 a.m., said Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).According to...

Amazon selling unlicensed cell signal boosters: Report

San Francisco:Signal boosters can reportedly disrupt entire networks and now retail giant Amazon has been found selling unlicensed mobile phone signal boosters.The Federal Communications...

UN schools open for 500,000 Palestinian students despite crisis

Amman:The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees kicked off the school year for more than half a million Palestinian students across...

Pak team in Brussels as EU Parliament to discuss Kashmir

Brussels/Islamabad:The European Parliament's Committee on Foreign Affairs will take up the Kashmir issue on Monday, two days after Indian External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar...

India failed to convince the world that Kashmir is its internal matter, claims Qureshi

Islamabad:Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi on Monday claimed that India, despite its efforts to the contrary, is facing defeat at every forum regarding...

UDF finally names candidate for bypoll to Kerala’s Pala

Kottayam:The Congress-led UDF (United Democratic Front), which was struggling for the past week to finalise its candidate for the September 23 Pala Assembly by-election,...

Will ensure rule of law in Kerala: Governor-designate Arif Mohd Khan

New Delhi:Newly-appointed Governor of Kerala and a leading moderate Muslim face, Arif Mohammad Khan said on Sunday that his prime responsibility would be to...

Onam arrives in Kerala as Atham celebrations begin

Kochi:Atham celebrations were inaugurated on Monday in the historical region of Thripunithura near Kochi with a grand procession, as the day signals the arrival...

India dismisses Imran’s NYT piece on looming N-war on Kashmir

Brussels:"Didn't have the time to read it", is how Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar dismissed the vitriolic opinion piece written by Pakistan Prime...

Indian Charge d’Affaires meets Kulbhushan Jadhav

Islamabad:A meeting between Kulbhushan Jadhav and Indian Charge d'Affaires Gaurav Ahluwalia is currently underway here on Monday after Pakistan formally granted consular access to...

Hong Kong: Students strike on 1st day of school year

Hong Kong:Thousands of defiant school students across Hong Kong skipped classes on Monday, using the first day of the new academic year to add...

Conservative MPs warn against Brexit rebellion

London:MPs from the UK's ruling Conservative Party have been warned not to rebel against the Boris Johnson government, as opposition lawmakers plan legislation to...

‘Get ready for Brexit’, UK launches campaign

London:The UK government has launched an information campaign urging the public to "get ready for Brexit", ahead of the country's exit of the European...

Toyota car sales plunge 24% in India in Aug

Bengaluru:Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) here on Sunday reported a 24 per cent annual decline in car sales for August to 10,701 vehicles from 14,100...

Nirmala Sitharaman rehashes ‘consulting’ remark on slowdown query

Chennai: Amid growing concern over the slowing economy and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh slamming the government policies for it on Sunday, Finance Minister Nirmala...

Williams, Svitolina storm into US Open quarters

New York: Six-time champion Serena Williams and Elina Svitolina of Ukraine progressed into the quarter-finals of the US Open after registering thumping victories in their...

Malinga becomes leading wicket-taker in T20Is

Kandy: Veteran Sri Lanka pacer Lasith Malinga has gone past former Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi's tally of 98 wickets to become the leading wicket-taker in...

Get a life, Gavaskar to those faulting Bumrah’s action

Kingston:Legendary batsman Sunil Gavaskar has lashed out at people who criticised Jasprit Bumrah's action after he became the third Indian bowler to pick up...

Racism: Romelu Lukaku targeted with monkey chants in Italy

Cagliari: Inter Milan striker Romelu Lukaku was subjected to racial abuse during his side's 2-1 victory against Cagliari in Serie A.The Belgian striker was on...

Sindhu walks ramp for designer Shriya Bhupal

Hyderabad: Fresh from her historic triumph at the BWF World Championships in Switzerland last Sunday, star shuttler P.V. Sindhu on Friday walked the ramp for...

India a ‘poster child’ for IMF, says new book

New Delhi India has been a "poster child" for the International Monetary Fund (IMF), as all of the three IMF programmes in India were seamlessly...

Teen birth control use linked to adult depression

Toronto: Teenage girls who used oral contraceptives during adolescence are three times more likely to be clinically depressed in later life, a new study warns.According...

Contemplated suicide after racial abuse, Peter Andre

Singer Peter Andre said he contemplated taking his own life while suffering years of horrific abuse at the hands of racist bullies, who were...

Taiji cove hunt: Japan starts controversial dolphin hunt

Tokyo:Japan has started its controversial annual dolphin hunt in the coastal town of Taiji, a media report said on Monday.The hunt sees the animals...

Aanand L Rai, Bhushan Kumar team up for ”empowering” films

Mumbai:Filmmaker Aanand L Rai and producer Bhushan Kumar have collaborated to make movies, which are not only content-driven but are also backed by strong...

Robots becomes teachers in a school in Bengaluru

Bengaluru: Humanoid robots to teach students and interact with them as teachers do, at Indus International School in Bengaluru."Our robots impart lessons daily in five...

Central Government Health Scheme will extend to 100 cities by 2022

New Delhi: "Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) services will be made available in 100 cities by 2022," said Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan."CGHS services, which...