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We are in no rush, Rohit will be given time as Test opener, says...

He has mostly played as a middle-order and lower-order batsman in Test cricket and this will be the first time that he opens the innings.

Kerala tops the list, Niti Aayog releases school education quality index

Among the smaller states category, Manipur emerged as the best performer. West Bengal refused to participate in the evaluation process and has not been included in the rankings.

CWG excludes shooting, Rathore declines to comment

The IOA has been talking about a boycott of the event following the scrapping of shooting from the Birmingham CWG. Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has already clarified that a call on boycotting the event will be taken by his Ministry.

Peru: Congress Dissolved, President Calls for Fresh Elections

Soon after, a group of opposition Congress members launched a presidential impeachment process to remove Vizcarra from office on the grounds of his "permanent moral incapacity"

Unofficial NRC: UP to identify Bangladeshis, other foreigners

"Previous governments have not acted against them due to vote bank politics," said a senior official.

Rahul Gandhi Meets Kerala CM to Discuss Night Traffic Ban on NH-766

The night traffic ban was introduced following a directive from the Mysuru Deputy Commissioner in 2009 to provide wild animals with a reprieve from vehicular movement. The ban is from 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. It was challenged in the High Court of Karnataka, but the decision was upheld. The matter is now being heard in the Supreme Court.

Trump impeachment: Pompeo in trouble, participated in Ukraine call says official

Some Senate Republicans have voiced concern over the allegations outlined in a whistleblower complaint made public last week, but none has voiced support for impeachment.

Brexit: Concrete proposals, UK to reveal updated plan shortly

The UK is due to leave the EU on October 31, and Johnson has said this will happen whether or not there is a new deal with Brussels, the BBC reported.

Kerala’s UL Cyber park eyes 50,000 IT jobs by 2025

The Uralungal group's parent company is the Uralungal Labour Contract Co-operative Society (ULCCS) Ltd, formed in 1925, which was started by the labourers as a cooperative society catering to the needs of the lower strata in northern Kerala.

Saradha case: Former Kolkata police chief granted anticipatory bail by Calcutta HC

Saradha Group promoter Sudipta Sen as also his close associate Debjani Mukherjee is behind bars now.

Senate has no choice but Trump impeachment, Mitch McConnell

Another President, Richard Nixon, resigned as Congress was set to impeach him after the Watergate scandal.

All thanks to this ‘smart shirt’; Now you can monitor lung disease

We wanted to see whether a smart shirt could provide an accurate and more practical alternative for measuring lung function," said Denise Mannee, a technical physician from Radboud University

False election affidavit: Set back for Fadnavis, SC orders probe

A complaint was filed by Satish Ukey against Fadanvis in the magistrate's court seeking his prosecution for not disclosing all the details of pending criminal cases.

Maharashtra polls: BJP names 125 candidates, Devendra Fadnavis fielded from Nagpur

The 288-member Maharashtra Assembly will go to the polls on October 21, while the results will be declared on October 24

No time for Kashmir; SC not to entertain pleas against revocation of Art 370

These petitions have also challenged the bifurcation of the state into Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh.

Yuvraj Singh fires another salvo, says India doesn’t need No.4 batsman

Yuvraj Singh once again took a dig at the Indian team's middle-order ordeal, saying they are very strong and don't need reinforcements.

Is Your Phone to Blame for Depression or Anxiety, Now you have an answer

"There's an issue where people are entirely too reliant on the device, in terms of feeling anxious if they don't have it accessible, and they're using it to the detriment of their day-to-day life."

Revealed: Here is who helped Tom Hanks to Get Started in the Industry!

He said the friends are still close to each other. "They were the kind of actor I wanted to be. And the kind of human being I hope to become."

A Dam of Consequences; New Project in MP to Submerge 2,371 hectares Forest

Social activist Amulya Nidhi said the project would affect forests in 23 villages and people living in as many as eight villages across the three districts. Theses villages had big tribal population.

August fiscal deficit at 78.7% Of 2019-20 target

"However, the pace of net tax revenue growth slowed considerably to 10.5 per cent at end-August 2019 from 15.8 per cent at the end of July 2019, which appears to have partly been led by the settlement of IGST balances."

Output of eight core industries contracts 0.5% in August, shows government data

Production in five of the sectors – coal, crude oil, natural gas, cement and electricity – declined in August. The steel sector showed the best growth, of 5%, during the month, while coal performed the worst, declining 8.6%.

INX Media Case: Rejected, Here is all you need to know about Chidambaram’s bail...

 “He is a flight risk and it would be hazardous if he gets bail,” the lawyer had added. “When the accused is so powerful, his mere presence would intimidate witnesses.”

Demands met, SFI calls off CUSAT strike

The strike began on 25th September, with the students occupying the library demanding to extend its closing time.

“Babies Day Out”; Dr. Kafeel Khan acquitted of all false charges

Two years back. more than 60 children died at BRD medical college owing to shortage of Oxygen. The state government had tried to wash their hands off the incident by suspending Dr Kafeel Khan and holding him accountable for the tragedy.

Ayodhya Hearing: It will be difficult to rebut the belief of Hindus, SC

The case has been going on for decades with both Hindu and Muslim groups claiming a right to the title of the land. Till 1992, this space was occupied by Babri Masjid, until it was demolished by Hindu fanatics led by RSS and BJP. 

Peter Dinklage’s Emmy Record!

“I had no idea what I was getting myself into, but I knew David and Dan were quite brilliant. We did nothing but sweat, we did nothing but laugh. Dave and Dan, we literally walked through fire and ice for you, literally. And I would do it all again in a heartbeat," Peter said. 

Jadavpur University Row: As it Happened

West Bengal: Jadavpur is in trouble since Thursday, as protesting university students resorted to violence. Union Minister Babul Supriyo, who had reached the campus to address an ABVP seminar was heckled, slapped and detained for...

Make data open, accessible as electricity says Microsoft President Brad Smith

"And it is not that the government will move too fast. It is that they will be too slow. Technology innovation is not going to slow down. The work to manage it needs to speed up."

‘Not one rupee left’ in account, the plight of a national award winning musician

A recipient of Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1989, Bhatia studied western classical music at Royal Academy of Music, London.

Madhya Pradesh: Heavy rains wreak havoc; 46,000 affected

Bhopal: Over 46,000 people from Mandsaur and Neemuch districts were shifted to safer places by late Sunday night as heavy rain continued to lash the western region of Madhya Pradesh, a government spokesperson said.The two...

No Uranium Mining in Nallamalla forests, KCR Clarifies

Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Sunday ruled out permitting uranium mining in the Nallamalla forests.He told the state Assembly that neither the state government has given the permission for uranium mining, nor...

Prison is not always the answer for every mistake says John Legend

Los Angeles: Singer John Legend opened up on prison sentences after actress Felicity Huffman got 14 days for her role in the college admission scandal.In a series of tweets on Saturday, Legend said prison is...

Congress announces 5 more candidates for UP bypolls

The Congress has now announced the names of 10 candidates for the by-polls in the state. On September 3, Gandhi has approved the names of five candidates for the by-polls necessitated after the sitting BJP MLAs won in the recently-concluded Lok Sabha elections.

Arunachal government terminates 22 power projects says CM

Deputy Chief Minister Chowna Mein said: "Arunachal Pradesh has its own stride of development in the power sector and its contribution to the regional benefits in its own way and pace."

Chinmayanand case: Victim was to be eliminated by plotters?

A senior UP police officer, requesting anonymity, said, "It's possible that at some point both parties might be exposed as the victim and accused. In that situation, the biggest problem will be for the SIT, which could be helped by the Allahabad High Court's Division Bench."

The subtle art of credit price discovery

Credit markets, like all businesses, will move in cycles. Indian policymakers must aim to start building on the blocks that will allow credit downturns to be less severe and shorter. The ability to provide the market access to better information and investment structures will go a long way in improving credit pricing, and thereby credit access.

Is liberal democracy under threat?

The faith with liberalism also cannot be said to be fully lost. The world sees bursts of support for the liberal view through movements like #MeToo and the student rallies against climate change. A radical transformation in the way society functions is, thus, probably not anywhere near the horizon as many would like to predict.

Iraq rejects Netanyahu’s pledge to annex West Bank parts

On Tuesday, Netanyahu pledged to annex a key part of the occupied West Bank if re-elected in next week's election. Israel occupied the West Bank in the 1967 war and also seized part of the Golan Heights from Syria.

Will ‘Jhumka’ reunite 2 friends who separated during partition?

Malhotra further tweeted: "Kiran, with wet eyes, said that she named her granddaughter Nupur after decades back separated friend. Nupur said, after this, she realised that why many times her grandmother used to call her 'Noori'".

Houses of worship must be safe havens, not sites of bloodshed, UN on Kashmir

Guterres said: "When people are attacked because of their religion or beliefs, all of society is diminished. Houses of worship around the world must be safe havens for reflection and peace, not sites of bloodshed and terror."

Qatar gives $2.9 mn to feed needy Yemenis

The country's economic collapse and outbreaks of disease have exacerbated the food crisis in Yemen, WFP warned. Besides food assistance, investment in restoring livelihoods and rebuilding infrastructure is also needed to rebuild the country, WFP said.

Medicines provided to Libya with Italian support informs WHO

Due to years of armed conflicts and economic instability, Libyan authorities have been struggling to provide proper healthcare and education and other basic services for the people.

Finland denies military cooperation agreement with Ukraine

Discussing the Minsk agreements, Niinisto said they are tools and include everything required to end the conflict.

Brexit referendum leaves Cameron depressed

The interview came ahead of the upcoming publication of his memoir "For The Record", which details the Brexit debate before, during and after the referendum.

Just never give up, Greta Thunberg addresses gathering outside White House

The carbon-free vessel, which relies on solar panels and hydro-turbines for auxiliary power and is equipped with sensors that collect data on ocean acidity, sailed from Plymouth, in southern England, on Aug. 14, and reached New York two weeks later.

Adani seeks help from Kerala govt on Vizhinjam Port

According to the agreement, Adani will operate the port for 40 years, extendable by 20 more years, while the state government will get a portion of the revenue from the port after 15 years.

‘Disciplinary action’ against IAS officer Kannan before he quit

Gopinathan resigned on August 21, claiming that he was "disturbed" over the curbs imposed in Jammu and Kashmir since August 5 after the state's special status was ended.

Chandy urges PM for release of Kerala priest in Jharkhand

According to the church, on September 6 the Deoghar district police took into custody two priests -- Arun Vincent and John -- and Munna Hansda. While Vincent was let off, John and Hansda have been remanded.

Online smartphone sales in India grow 26% in Q2 of 2019

Realme, Asus, Vivo, and OPPO were the fastest growing brands in the online segment, according to the report.

ISRO to simulate varied scenarios to find why Vikram failed

After five earth-bound orbit raising activities, Chandrayaan-2 was inserted into the lunar orbit. On September 2, Vikram separated from the orbiter.

CFOs feel US trade policy negative for businesses

Brian Higginbotham, the senior economist at the US Chamber of Commerce, wrote in an article Thursday that in recent months both business and consumer confidence have "faltered," citing tariffs on China as one of the factors. "There is a clear consensus that the recent tariff actions against China are particularly worrisome," he said.

Why nobody wants to run Gurugram Rapid Metro?

Incidentally, all these features are necessary and are recognised by the Metro policy announced by the government of India in August 2017.

Srikanth pulls out of China, Korea Open with knee injury

"I want to go back and train for a longer period, and I think if I can do that for the next 12 months, I will be in good shape for the Olympics," Srikkanth said.

Most consecutive 50+ scores, Smith quashes Inzamam’s record

Fourth in the list is former South African all-rounder Jacques Kallis (eight consecutive 50+ scores against Pakistan), followed by Kumar Sangakkara of Sri Lanka, who also had eight 50+ scores in a row against Bangladesh.

Shaun Livingston announces retirement from NBA

It took Livingston nearly two years to return to an NBA court, but since then, he became a valuable backup guard, spending time with the Oklahoma City Thunder, Washington Wizards, Charlotte Bobcats, Milwaukee Bucks and Cleveland Cavaliers before signing with Golden State in the summer of 2014.

US Open champion Andresscu receives customised WWE belt

After Andresscu's win, Triple H had congratulated her and tweeted: "Her first appearance in the US Open. Her first grand slam title. The first Canadian to win the US Open. And now her first WWE Raw Women's Championship to celebrate! Congrats Bianca Andresscu (sic)."

Now, AI can detect heart failure with 100% accuracy

"With approximately 26 million people worldwide affected by a form of heart failure, our research presents a major advancement on the current methodology," said study researcher Leandro Pecchia from the University of Warwick.

Tiger Shroff roped in as ASICS India brand ambassador

"We aim to reach out and connect with a larger audience by putting forth our consumers a distinct mix of lifestyle and sports offerings and widen the product portfolio. This association is an extension of the brand's ‘I Move Me' campaign and we are confident that it will reinforce our brand ideology and leadership in the market."

A part of progressive cinema, will never do something regressive : Ayushmann Khurrana

Directed by Raaj Shaandilyaa, "Dream Girl", a romantic comedy, also features Nushrat Bharucha, Abhishek Banerjee, Nidhi Bisht and Manjot Singh.

India Film Project: ‘Raazi’ writer, ‘Parineeta’ maker among jury

Asrani, known for editing critically acclaimed films as "Shahid", "Children Of War", "CityLights" and "Aligarh", said: "The short film is a space of utmost imagination and, being a film editor and screenwriter, I am looking forward to seeing how participants deal with the critical way of communicating an idea in fewer words, shots or scenes."

Funny memes, jokes on #oddeven scheme flood Twitter

Kejriwal said the Odd-Even scheme was aimed at combating high-levels of air pollution in winters due to crop burning in neighbouring states.

Stop this Indian Hitler says Imran Khan: Read the Full Speech

I want to tell India that, by detaining thousands of people, you are pushing people into extremism. If you lock me, mistreat me, the women and kids of my family, I would respond against the unjust oppression. When atrocities get to their peak, people would prefer that death is better than this insulting life.

Historic Indo-Nepal petroleum pipeline inaugurated

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the Motihari-Amlekhganj (Nepal) petroleum pipeline through video conferencing. It is the first-ever cross border petroleum pipeline in South Asia.Modi called the project "a symbol of our...

32 year old man disguised as 81 year old nabbed at IGI airport

New Delhi: A 32-year-old man was arrested at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport here for trying to catch a flight to New York while disguised as an 81-year-old."A man named Jayesh Patel reached Terminal-3 of...

Three positive possibilities to look forward to: Market Watch

The week has gone by with a trading holiday on Monday in India and the US and began trading on Tuesday on an extremely weak note. The merger of PSU banks probably did not...

Video of kids celebrating Afghan win goes viral

New Delhi: Afghanistan created history by beating Bangladesh in what was their first-ever away Test. Needing four wickets to win the one-off Test on the final day, Afghanistan got just 18 overs in the third...

US stocks close mixed amid falling healthcare shares

New York: US stocks closed mixed on Monday, as the market was weighed on declining healthcare stocks, yet supported by investors' optimism about potential interest rate cuts by the US Federal Reserve.The Dow Jones Industrial...

Period tracking apps found sharing sensitive user data with FB

San Francisco: From personal information to contraception use, period tracking apps such as MIA Fem and Maya have been found sharing sensitive data with Facebook, according to new research from UK-based advocacy group named Privacy...

Cong slams govt for mine lease renewal without auction

New Delhi: The Congress has criticised the Centre for not taking the auction route for renewing leases of 358 mines and failing to answer to the Supreme Court's notice for giving some lease extensions for...

ISRO says moon lander Vikram located by Orbiter

Chennai: The Indian space agency on Tuesday reiterated that its moon lander Vikram has been located by the Chandrayaan-2 Orbiter."#VikramLander has been located by the orbiter of #Chandrayaan2, but no communication with it yet," the...

Asha Bhosle on turning 86: I wake up to music even today

Mumbai: She is a living legend with an active career of six decades and she needs no introduction. Padma Vibhushan-honoured Asha Bhosle turned 86 on Sunday and, in between celebrations with close friends and family...

US Open: If I won, what would they show, asks Daniil Medvedev

“I know earlier in the tournament I said something in a bad way, now I want to say it in a good way. It’s because of your energy guys I was here in the final. Tonight is going to be always in my mind because I played in the biggest court in the tennis world and in the third set when I was thinking which speech should I give, you guys were pushing me because you wanted to see more tennis and because of you guys I was fighting like hell," he added. 

US Open Finals: Rafael Nadal survives the five-set epic, wins the title

New York: Tennis legend Rafael Nadal outlived a thrilling five-set match with Russia’s Daniil Medvedev to win his 19th career Grand Slam title on Sunday. This is the fourth time that Nadal is winning the title.World...

Indian occupied Kashmir largest prison in the world says Pakistan

“Indian-occupied Jammu and Kashmir continues to be the largest prison in the world with the heaviest deployment of Indian occupation forces since the coercive, unilateral and illegal Indian actions of August 5, 2019, aimed at altering the internationally recognised disputed status of IOJ&K and changing its demographic structure to preempt the results of a UN plebiscite,” Pakistan said in the press release.

Jammu and Kashmir: Baby girl, 3 others injured in attack

Sopore: Four people including a baby girl were injured in an alleged terrorist attack in Dangerpora area of Sopore district in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday. The news was released by Jammu and Kashmir police through...

Scientific pursuits reduced to a grand circus, Rajiv Tyagi

 We have sunk to the deepest in our self-respect and self-image. Every little thing needs an investment in emotion, religious tomfoolery and communal polarization, for any of us to feel good about ourselves...Scientific pursuits...

INX Media Scam: Noose Tightens Around Chidambaram, All You Need To Know

Delhi: In a huge setback, Congress leader and former Finance minister P Chidambaram's anticipatory bail was rejected on Thursday. Chidambaram was arrested by CBI on August 21, midnight and had since been under CBI remand.His...

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 death anniversary on Monday.Chief Minister and YSR Congress Party (YSRCP)...

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 Railway, on average they have been rolling out WiFi in...

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 with salt for mid-day meal in Mirzapur.Pawan Jaiswal, a local...