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Daily Archives: 18th September 2019

Israel Elections: Future looks bleak for Netanyahu, Fails to secure majority

'Netanyahu has lost, but Gantz hasn't won'

Vinesh Phogat wins bronze at World Championships, secures 2020 Tokyo Games

Vinesh beat two-time world bronze medalist Maria Prevolaraki of Greece by fall in the bronze medal bout of 53 kg freestyle category.

Virat Kohli wins toss, decides to bowl against SA

"The boys are hungry to play. We have three debutants. Anrich Nortje, Bjorn Fortuin and Temba Bavuma comes in at No. 3."

Delhi govt to pay CBSE exam fee of 3.14 lakh students

"The scope and coverage of the decision is to give complete subsidy to students towards the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) examination fees," the government said.

Shyam Ramsay known for cult horror films passes away

Shyam, as part of the Ramsay brothers, made films like "Veerana", "Purani Haveli" and "Andhera".

Disproportionate asset case: PPP leader Syed Khursheed Shah arrested

Shah will be presented before the relevant accountability court in Sukkur for remand on Thursday, the press release added.

#WeMetOnTwitter trends, Single people strike back with memes

The trending hashtag with a heart emoji has now inspired funny memes and also triggered some hilarious reactions on social media.

Mob attacks Muslim family at Aligarh railway station

According to victims, around 20-25 people attacked them as they got off the train at the Aligarh station on Wednesday. The men belonged to some organisation as they all had the same type of 'gamcha' (scarves) wrapped around their necks and were carrying identical ID cards, they alleged.

India US Trade Ties: How will reinstation of preferential trade treatment help India?

He added, “Indian exporters are thriving while American companies are stuck paying USD 1 million a day in new tariffs.”

Congress alleges govt misusing LIC funds

Congress leader Ajay Maken said that government has used around Rs 30,000 crore to bail out IDBI. Maken referred to a report from SBI and RBI.

Lack of safety gear for manual scavengers, SC raps govt

A three-judge bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra criticised the governments and said that caste discrimination, unfortunately, continues to prevail in society even after 70 years of Independence.

Union cabinet approves ban on e-cigarettes

After the cabinet meeting, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said vaping or e-cigarettes appear cool but a lot of health concerns had been raised against them. "The decision has been taken keeping in mind health of the youth," she said citing recommendations of premier medical institutes.

Palarivattom flyover: HC seeks report from Vigilance and Anti-Corruption Bureau

Built at a cost of Rs 42 crore during the Oommen Chandy regime, the 750-metre flyover was supposed to serve for over 100 years. It was opened in October 2016. But as it started crumbling, it was shut for traffic within three years.

Doors are open if US wants to resume talks, says Taliban

Stanikzai said intra-Afghan talks would have started on September 23, had a deal been reached, and would have included discussions about a wider ceasefire.

Jawaharlal Nehru was “aiyaash”, says BJP MLA Vikram Singh Saini

He commented on former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's marriage with Sonia Gandhi in Italy and added that "the whole family has been indulging in such activities."

Chinmayanand Case: Will they believe me, if I end my life asks the accuser

According to the victim, she has given all the evidence against former Union Minister Chinmayanand in the case and yet no action has been taken against the BJP leader.

Sad that there cannot be a common language in India, says Rajinikanth

Speaking to reporters here, Rajinikanth said a common language is important for any country for its development, growth and integrity.

Ayodhya: Arguments to end by 18 Oct, parties free to mediate says SC

Conclusion of hearings in the case by October 18 will mean the five-judge Constitution bench hearing the case will have a month to write the judgment and pronounce it before November 17, the retirement day of CJI Gogoi.

Modi’s birthday overshadowed flood victims’ woes, says Medha Patkar

Bhopal: Taking a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his supporters, social activist Medha Patkar who is leading the Narmada Bachao Andolan has said...

Sponsored events abroad do not bring investors, says Priyanka Gandhi

New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday indirectly hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's diaspora outreach event 'Howdy, Modi!' in Houston,...

Mike Pompeo to visit Saudi Arabia, UAE amid tensions

Pompeo will travel to the Saudi city of Jeddah and Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, on September 17-19, the US State Department said on Tuesday, Xinhua reported.

Leh to soon get a cricket and sports academy announces Anurag Thakur

Thakur said he firmly believed sports help in building character and thus "I propose to set up a cricket and sports academy in Leh to ensure that youth of the region gets equal opportunity and a platform to excel".

Gaganyaan Mission: DRDO to provide critical technologies

New Delhi: India's premier defence research organisation, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), will provide critical technologies for India's first manned mission to space,...

Lobby groups, trade unions slug it out on e-cigarettes ban

New Delhi: Supporters of a ban on e-cigarettes and those lobbying for their sale in the country have come face-to-face.Voluntary Association of Trade Representatives of...

Guru Randhawa to make his debut at Milan Fashion Week

Milan: Indian singer Guru Randhawa is thrilled to see new fashion trends first hand and dig into "some good food" at the Milan Fashion Week,...

Sleep disruption affects metabolism, says research

London: Lack of sleep can be harmful as it can make participants feel less full after eating and metabolise the fat in food differently, says...

Indian railways to install HOG to combat sound pollution

New Delhi: Travelling in trains will become more silent and eco-friendly, as the Indian Railways is going to replace the two generator cars placed on...

Misbah’s diet plan: No more Biriyani, Junk Food for Pakistani Players

Reportedly Misbah took the decision to help his team achieve the much-required fitness. However, netizens trolled development through their jokes and memes on various social media platforms.

Dual GST rates for lotteries gives undue advantage to Kerala says Assam Finance Minister

New Delhi: Days before the meeting of the GST Council, Assam Finance Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has disapproved of differential rates for lotteries saying it...

“Solution for Pollution”, Amitabh Bachachan appreciates Mumbai Metro

Amitabh on Tuesday tweeted: "Friend of mine had a medical emergency, decided to take METRO instead of his car. Came back very impressed said was faster, convenient and most efficient. Solution for Pollution. Grow more trees, I did in my garden. Have you?"

Bengal requests BCCI CoA to allow 70-year-olds to vote

The Lodha Panel had made it clear in its recommendations that those who have attained 70 years, will not be allowed to be a part of BCCI or any state association as administrator. While state associations had tried to request the Supreme Court to relax the age-bar, the SC refused to relax the clause.

Official poster of ” Ghost” released

The makers released the posters at 6.6.6 pm staying true to the eerie three-digit connect of 666 with the devil.

Shoaib Akhtar joins online campaign to demand justice for Nimrita Kumari

Islamabad: Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has joined the online campaign to demand justice for Nimrita Kumari. The campaign was started after the body of...