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Commonwealth Games 2010: An official recalls preparations
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The 2010 Commonwealth Games, mired in allegations of corruption and delay in completion of infrastructure, including against then Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, would perhaps not have taken place if the Manmohan Singh government had not appointed a group of IAS officers to see that the work was completed on time.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Sports
Kashmiri Pandits team meets BJP leader
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Senior Bharatiya Janta Party General Secretary and in-charge of party's Kashmir affairs Ram Madhav assured a delegation of senior Kashmiri Pandit activists on Tuesday that the government will not implement any rehabilitation policy for the displaced community without consulting a wider group of Kashmiri Pandit leadership.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sebi directs HLVL to share details of asset sale deal
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Securities market regulator Sebi on Tuesday directed Hotel Leela Venture (HLVL) to provide information via "additional disclosures in the postal ballot notice" of the asset sale transaction with Brookfield.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Assam relaxes curbs on Agar tree cultivation, felling
Guwahati, July 23 (IANS) In a welcome move, the Assam government has relaxed the restrictions on cultivation of the scented Agar tree.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
Trinamool supporter killed in Bengal, six arrested
Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) Six persons have been arrested for beating a Trinamool Congress supporter to death in Goghat of West Bengal's Hooghly district, police said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Delhi court discharges ex-MoS in coal block case
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) : A Delhi Court on Tuesday discharged former MoS Coal Santosh Bagrodia and one more accursed in Bander coal block case.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Metro maintenance work to continue, DMRC tells commuters
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Office-goers and commuters had a harrowing time on Tuesday morning after a snag occurred in Delhi Metro Rail Corporation's (DMRC) Magenta line owing to maintenance issues.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
New British PM Boris Johnson has close Indian connection
New Delhi/London, July 23 (IANS) Set to be the new British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson has a close India connection. His estranged wife Marina Wheeler, whom he married in 1993, is half Indian.
2019-07-23
Category: International, India,Diaspora,Politics
BJP captures eighth municipal corporation in Gujarat
Ahmedabad, July 23 (IANS) The ruling BJP on Tuesday romped home with a thumping majority in the elections to Junagadh Municipal Corporation, thus continuing its rule over all the eight city corporations in Gujarat.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
Gujarat moots stringent penalty for water theft
Gandhinagar, July 23 (IANS) Cracking down on the illegal drawing of water from Narmada dam canals, the Gujarat government proposes to make the law more stringent by bringing in an amendment in the existing Drainage Act, 2013.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
1 hurt after trolley rams into house in south Delhi
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The security guard of a house in south Delhi was injured after a tractor trolley rammed into the dwelling after hitting a road divider, the police said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SC wants case details of Aditya Talwar, father
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the registry to provide list of matters pertaining to Antigua-based Aditya Talwar and his father Deepak Talwar, a corporate lobbyist, accused of money laundering.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Oliver Kahn's Goalplay seeks to set up centre in Assam
Guwahati, July 23 (IANS) Legendary German footballer Oliver Kahn's academy Goalplay has expressed its desire to set up a centre of excellence for goalkeeping in Guwahati.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Football
Teenager dies; drowning suspected
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A teenager was found dead in a ground filled with water in north Delhi, the police said Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
IndiGo to introduce 4 new daily non-stop flights
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier IndiGo on Tuesday said that it will launch 4 new daily non-stop flights on Delhi-Agartala and Delhi-Dibrugarh routes from August 14.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Gujarat plans 37 crore litre capacity desalination plants
Gandhinagar, July 23 (IANS) The Gujarat government plans to enhance its water security by 37 crore litres through eight seawater desalination plants along its 1,600 km coastline and the financial allocation for this is a nominal Rs 100 crore since the projects will be set up on public private partnership (PPP) model.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Court summons Kejriwal, 3 others in defamation case
New Delhi July 23 (IANS) A Delhi court on Tuesday summoned Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and three other AAP leaders as accused in a defamation complaint filed by BJP leader Karan Singh Tanwar.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
On the run for 6 years, murder accused arrested from Bihar
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A 25-year-old man who had been evading arrest since the last six years in connection with a murder case, has been arrested from Bihar, police said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gujarat mulls law on metered domestic water usage
Gandhinagar, July 23 (IANS) The Gujarat government is bringing in a new legislation in the ongoing session of the state Assembly providing for metering of domestic water usage across the State.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
SAT directs Sebi to probe Cairn India
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has directed regulator Sebi to probe Cairn India for alleged violation of the Companies Act.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
BCCI formally recognises Indian Cricketers' Association
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Tuesday formally recognised the Indian Cricketers' Association (ICA) and clarified that until further notice, no entity other than the ICA will be accorded recognition by the board as an association of ex-cricketers.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Marathas to contest Maharashtra polls independently
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Adding to worries of both ruling and opposition alliances in Maharashtra, several pressure groups of the politically dominant Maratha community plan to take the electoral plunge in the upcoming assembly elections, top leaders said here on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Hyundai Motor India to hike car prices from August 1
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor India will hike prices of its car models by up to Rs 9,200 from August 1.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Official suspended for objectionable language against PM
Badaun, July 23 (IANS) A revenue official was suspended here on Tuesday for using abusive language against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a farmer.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Five arrested for firing at woman in Delhi
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Delhi police have arrested five people including two contract killers in connection with a murderous attack on a woman in Dwarka, the police said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Want to win PKL for Dabang Delhi: Meraj Sheykh
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) Dabang Delhi stunned everyone in 2018 by reaching the Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) playoffs, thanks largely to their skipper Joginder Narwal, who led from the front, and young raider Naveen Kumar, who amassed 177 points in 22 games.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
Steel Banglez's 'futuristic music' for 'Brahmastra'
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) British Indian music producer Steel Banglez has been roped in to give a futuristic touch to the music of the upcoming fantasy adventure, "Brahmastra", starring Amitabh Bachchan, Ranbir Kapoor and Alia Bhatt.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
BSNL Chairman gets tough, sets targets for business verticals
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) State-run telecom firm BSNL Chairman P.K. Purwar has set sales targets for the company's various business verticals - fixed line, enterprise businesses, Fibre-to-Home and consumer mobility or wireless - to be achieved by the telecom circles in the current fiscal.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Huawei in pact with Micromax to boost offline sales
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Huawei on Tuesday entered into a partnership with Indian consumer electronics firm Micromax Informatics to boost its off-line sales in India.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Court-martialled Army Major moves SC against dismissal
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) An Army Major, who was court-martialled for his alleged links with a woman of US nationality, has appealed to the Supreme Court against his "dismissal from service". The Supreme Court admitted the petition of Major Saurabh Saharan, also an acclaimed international polo player, on July 8 and the case is awaiting hearing.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights
Internet goes crazy over PM's image with toddler
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday treated his Instagram followers with pictures of him playing with a toddler in his arms. The picture went viral in seconds and received as many as 13 lakh likes and over 16,000 comments.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Maharashtra clears three new Metro routes for Mumbai
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) In a significant decision ahead of the Assembly election, the Maharashtra Cabinet on Tuesday cleared three new Metro corridors for Mumbai which will come up at an estimated cost of around Rs 24,000 crore.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Humbled by the love people gave to Komolika: Urvashi
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Actress Urvashi Dholakia shot to fame as the antagonist Komolika in the popular television show "Kasautii Zindagii Kay" almost a decade ago, and she says "it feels great" that people remember the character even after so many years.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Three Hizbul men arrested in Srinagar
Srinagar, July 23 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Tuesday that it has arrested three overground workers (OGWs) of Hizbul Mujahideen from Srinagar city. The three are alleged to have been involved in a number of militant attacks.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
No foul play in death of Hyderabad varsity student
Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) No foul play is suspected in the death of a 29-year-old PhD scholar at the University of Hyderabad (UoH), police said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
DiCaprio, Pitt to clash with Akshay, John on Aug 15
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Hollywood maverick Quentin Tarantino's much-anticipated "Once Upon A Time In Hollywood", starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, will release in India on Independence Day.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Kashmir a beautiful name, but bombs all over', says Trump; gets slammed on Twitter
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) "It's just bombs all over the place" - US President Donald Trump's vision of Jammu and Kashmir, as if it were another Syria, evoked derision on social media on Tuesday, with Twitterati slamming his comments.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Two men burnt alive in Uttarakhand
Dehradun, July 23 (IANS) In a grisly incident, two middle-aged men were allegedly burnt alive at Chorkandi village in Pabo block of Uttarakhand's Pauri district, police said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sumari to get permanent NIT campus soon: HRD Minister
Dehradun, July 23 (IANS) In what could be a major relief to the people of his home state, Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' said on Tuesday that a permanent National Institute of Technology (NIT) campus will be set up in Sumari area in Uttarakhand's Pauri district.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Trump's lies have exceeded 10,000,say former diplomats
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) US President Donald Trump does not have a "very strong reputation of speaking the truth", and his "inexactitudes or lies" have "exceeded 10,000", former Indian diplomats and security experts said on Tuesday after the US President's statement on offering to mediate on Kashmir created a flutter, with some saying that India needs to pay substantive attention to the growing closeness now being witnessed between the US and Pakistan.
2019-07-23
Category: International, India,Politics
New tariff order negatively impacted viewership: Zee
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The new tariff order implemented in the previous quarter has negatively impacted reach and viewership of most entertainment channels, Zee Entertainment said on Tuesday.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Media
Karnataka saga: Cong mulling disqualification of rebels
New Delhi/Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) Unable to woo back its 14 MLAs who have tendered their resignations, the Congress is mulling the idea of disqualifying them, party sources indicated.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
What is safe cinema: Ayushmann
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Ayushmann Khurrana who started of his Bollywood run with "Vicky Donor" playing the part of a reluctant sperm donor, is currently riding high on the success of his latest release "Article 15". The trend breaker actor, who is set to romance a man in his next, asks "what is safe film".
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC grants bail to 34 in anti-Sikh riots
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted bail to 34 persons convicted concurrently by the Delhi High Court and trial court and sentenced to five years inpriosnment for rioting and arson during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Trilokpuri area.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
SC cancels Amrapali Group's RERA registration, asks NBCC to complete pending projects
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Giving respite to the 42,000 beleagured buyers of Amrapali Group, the Supreme Court on Tuesday cancelled the real estate company's RERA registration and appointed state-run National Buildings Construction Corporation Limited (NBCC) to complete all its pending projects.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
India produces world's largest cryosat
Cadarache (France), July 23 (IANS) India on Tuesday achieved a key milestone towards realising full fusion power by manufacturing the world's largest high-vacuum pressure chamber -- crucial cryostat -- that is now ready for installation in the $25 billion International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) in southern France.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Cadarache,Technology
Hrithik, Tiger's bike chase on Portugal's highest peak
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) Bollywood action stars Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff have shot a "dangerous" bike chase sequence on Portugal's highest mountain peak Serra da Estrela for their upcoming "War".
2019-07-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Paytm partners Clix Finance to offer instant digital loans
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Digital payments player Paytm on Tuesday partnered non-banking financial company Clix Finance to offer instant digital loans to customers and merchants on its platform.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Bumpy road ahead for Congress in MP
Bhopal, July 23 (IANS) The developments in Karnataka and Goa cast their shadow over the government in Madhya Pradesh but the ruling coalition led by the Congress and comprising BSP, SP and Independents has managed well so far.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National
Karnataka Assembly begins for crucial floor test
Bengaluru, July 23 (IANS) The countdown to the crucial floor test to prove if Chief Minister H.D.Kumaraswamy-led coalition government in Karnataka has a majority began on Tuesday, with the Assembly resuming debate on the confidence motion.
2019-07-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics