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Manmohan Singh, Rahul, Sonia Gandhi pay last respects to ND Tiwari
New Delhi [India] | October 19, 2018 4:41:36 PM IST
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh, Congress president Rahul Gandhi and United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Friday visited the residence of former Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand chief minister ND Tiwari, who passed away on Thurs ... read..


PM Modi concludes Shirdi visit
Shirdi (Maharashtra) [India] | October 19, 2018 4:41:34 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi concluded his one-day trip to Shirdi after visiting the renowned Saibaba Samadhi Temple Complex and commemorating the centenary year of Saibaba Samadhi here on Friday. ... read..


Court dismisses Ashish Pandey's bail plea, sends him to judicial custody
New Delhi [India] | October 19, 2018 4:41:30 PM IST
The Patiala House Court on Friday dismissed the bail plea of Ashish Pandey, son of former Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP Rakesh Pandey, and sent him to judicial custody till Monday, in connection with a Delhi hotel brawl case. ... read..


Punjab Vigilance conducts joint surprise checks of grain markets
Chandigarh | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Punjab Vigilance Bureau conducted joint surprise checks of grain markets across the state to keep a watch on ongoing paddy procurement process so that the farmers do not face any difficulties in selling their produce. The checking teams comprised of off ... read..


Barring parts of Srinagar, life returns to normal in Kashmir
Srinagar | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Barring parts of Srinagar, life returned to normal on Friday as shops and business establishments reopened and traffic was plying normally on all roads in Kashmir valley, after remaining crippled for a day, due to a strike called by the separatists. Curfe ... read..


2 militants killed in brief encounter with SFs in Baramulla
Srinagar | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Two militants were killed in a brief exchange of fire with security forces in north Kashmir district of Baramulla on Friday. A police official told UNI that following specific information about movement of militants, a join checkpoint was established by p ... read..


SBICAP Ventures Ltd's Neev Fund invests in RAHI Care Pvt Ltd
Mumbai | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
SBICAP Ventures Ltd (SVL) an alternative asset manager and subsidiary of SBI Capital Markets Limited, has made an investment through its NEEV Fund in RAHI Care Private Limited, a leading dialysis company. With an existing organised chain of 48 centres i ... read..


Glenmark Pharma to present data from Phase 2a study of 'GBR 830'at the Fall Clinical Dermatology Conference
Mumbai | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Pharma Major, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, on Friday announced that encore data from a Phase 2a, proof-of-concept study of GBR 830, an investigational treatment in development for moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis (AD), will be presented at the Fall Clini ... read..


Reference rate fixed at 73.4354 against USD
Mumbai | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
The Financial Benchmarks India Private Limited (FBIL) on Friday fixed the reference rate against the USD 73.4354 down by 46.87 paise over the previous rate of 73.9041. The Euro was fixed 84.1741 down by 80.59 paise over its previous rate of 84.9800. The ... read..


APCC President condoles death of N D Tiwari
Vijayawada | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) President N Raghuveera Reddy condoled the death of former UP Chief Minister and former Governor of combined AP state N D Tiwari. In a statement here on Friday, the APCC President said that the APCC condoles the de ... read..


Urban Local Bodies polls: Counting in Jammu region to begin on Saturday
Jammu | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
The much awaited results of Urban Local Bodies elections will be declared on Saturday as counting will begin at 0900 hrs here at Government Polytechnic College. The fate of BJP, Congress and other local parties will be decided with declaration of results ... read..


No Central leader visited cyclone hit areas: AP CM
Amaravati | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu regretted that no one from the Union government had visited the cyclone devastated district in the state so far.The Chief Minister held a teleconference with the TDP MPs, MLAs and MLCs here on Friday Addr ... read..


Third Int'l Heritage Seminar in Hyderabad from Jan 19
Hyderabad | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
The Department of Heritage in Telangana, formerly known as the Department of Archaeology and Museums, will conduct the third edition of International Heritage Seminar, here on January 19 and 20. The Department has been conducting international seminars, s ... read..


Widespread irregularities in collection of CSR fund by Raj Nivas: CM
Puducherry | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Reiterating widespread irregularities in the collection of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Funds by Raj Nivas, Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy on Friday charged that the Raj Nivas is misusing power, under the guise of CSR fund. Talking to ... read..


Guv Narasimhan pays tributes to N D Tiwari
Hyderabad | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Andhra Pradesh and Telangana common Governor E S L Narasimhan paid rich tributes to former Governor of united Andhra Pradesh N D Tiwari, who passed away on October 18, in a solemn gathering held at Raj Bhavan on Friday. Speaking on the occasion, the G ... read..


Mortal remains of Narain Dutt Tiwari to reach Lucknow tomorrow
Lucknow | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
The body of former Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand chief minister Narain Dutt Tiwari will reach here on Saturday noon from Delhi and it would be kept for darshan at the Vidhan Bhawan. Official sources here on Friday said, the mortal remains of the forme ... read..


Six arrested on charges of teasing
Puducherry | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Six persons were arrested on charges of teasing the wife of a senior police official here. According to sources,the wife of a senior police official was on her morning walk on the beach here yesterday,when the gang said to be in an inebriated condition ... read..


Sanya Richards arrives in capital to participate in Airtel Delhi Half Marathon
New Delhi | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
London Olympic-2012 gold medallist Sanya Richards Ross has arrived here in the capital to participate in Airtel Delhi Half Marathon on Sunday. On arriving here in the capital she said, "I am really excited to be a part of the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon a ... read..


Kerala DGP calls on Guv, briefs on Sabarimala issue
Thiruvananthapuram | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Kerala DGP Loknath Behera on Friday called on Governor Justice (Retd) P Sathasivam and updated him about the latest situation in Sabarimala. The DGP meeting with Justice Sathasivam comes in the wake of the latter seeking information about the law and o ... read..


Two criminals nabbed after firing at them in self defence
Kalaburgi | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Police have nabbed two criminals after firing at them in self defence when they tried to escape by attacking the team with lethal weapons. In the attack three Police men were injured while two criminals sustained bullet injuries near public garden in the ... read..


Body of farmer recovered in Bihar
Buxar | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Police recovered the body of a farmer near Raja Navrangraipur village under Semri police station area in the district today. Police said the body of Dhurbal Yadav (52) was recovered from an agriculture field near the village. Sources said the body bore ... read..


Woman, child killed in road mishap
Patna | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
A woman and a child were killed when they were hit by a car under Patrakarnagar police station in the state capital today. Police said here that the 40-year old woman was killed on the spot and the 9-year old boy was seriously injured when they were hit b ... read..


Police officer suspended for eve-teasing a girl
Samastipur | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
A police assistant sub inspector (ASI) was suspended today after a video showed him earning the wrath of people for eve-teasing girls and women during his duty at puja pandal in the district. Police superintendent Harpreet Kaur said here that ASI Upendra ... read..


Mopa Airport will be engine of growth: Mauvin Godinho
Panaji | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Goa Panchayat Minister Mauvin Godinho on Friday said that Mopa airport would be an engine of growth for the state. Speaking at function in the city, he said with development of cargo and logistics hubs, as assured by Union Minister Suresh Prabhu, emplo ... read..


Prime Minister promises to extend every support to Maharashtra
Pune | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that government was committed to provide every help to Maharashtra, specially on farmers' issues. He was speaking at a function at the temple town of Shirdi to mark the launch of several projects at Sai Templ ... read..


Women's Hockey squad named for Olympic qualifiers nat'l camp
New Delhi | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
The Indian senior women's national team has started its training camp for the upcoming 2020 AFC Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament, which will take place in Myanmar from November 8-13. The camp is being held at the Father Agnel Technical Education Com ... read..


Those commuting through natural environments report better mental health
Washington D.C. [USA] | October 19, 2018 3:41:38 PM IST
Turns out, people who commute through natural environments report better mental health and this association is even stronger among active commuters. ... read..


PM Modi hands over keys to Awas Yojna beneficiaries
Shirdi (Maharashtra) [India] | October 19, 2018 3:41:38 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday handed over keys to beneficiaries of the Prime Minister Awas Yojana- Grameen (PMAY-G) during a public event here. ... read..


MHA warned states in advance of trouble ahead of Sabarimala opening
New Delhi [India] | October 19, 2018 3:41:35 PM IST
Union Ministry of Home Affair (MHA) through a letter sent on October 16 to Chief Secretaries and Director Generals of Police of three southern states -- Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka -- had made it clear that there might be law and order situation in S ... read..


Sabarimala row: Unidentified miscreants vandalise activist's house
Pathanamthitta (Kerala) [India] | October 19, 2018 3:41:33 PM IST
Unidentified miscreants on Friday allegedly vandalised the house of woman activist Rehana Fatima who had unsuccessfully attempted to enter Sabarimala Temple in the state. ... read..


Bengalis bid adieu to this year's Durga Pooja with Sindoor Khela
Kolkata (West Bengal) [India] | October 19, 2018 3:41:30 PM IST
The city of Kolkata on this day of Maha Dashami prepares to bid farewell to Goddess Durga for one long year as she leaves for Kailash - her husband's abode. The sentiment of sadness is evident from the calm prevailing within the city after Dashami's Pooja ... read..


Man murders younger brother in Kolhapur
Kolhapur | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
A 36-year-old-man murdered his younger brother on Friday by striking a stone on his head, as the deceased was harassing his wife and family members, under the influence of alcohol. The incident occurred at Langote Mala in Ichalkaranji town of this distric ... read..


Bus rams into bridges at Telangana, no casualty
Hyderabad | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
A private bus rammed into two bridges at Kothagudem, Abdullapuermet Mandal in Ranga Reddy district of Telanagna on Friday, however, all the passengers escaped with minor injuries. The bus was proceeding to Hyderabad from Thenali, when the accident occurre ... read..


Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning likely to occur in South Coastal AP
Hyderabad | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Thunderstorm accompanied with lightning is likely to occur at isolated places in the districts of Krishna, Guntur, Prakasham and Nellore of South Coastal Andhra Pradesh and in all the districts of Rayalaseema during the next 24 hours, the Meteorological ... read..


CLAT offline from next year
Hyderabad | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
The Fourth meeting of the Consortium of National Law Universities was held at the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore on Wednesday under the Chairmanship of Prof. Faizan Mustafa, Vice-Chancellor, NALSAR, Hyderabad and the President ... read..


Kozhikode Coir Market
Kozhikode | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Following were the rates in the Kozhikode Coir market today per quintal. Coir Quilandy No one Rs 9,000 No two Rs 8,300 Beypore No one Rs 6,500 No two Rs 6,000. UNI KRG 1444 ... read..


Kozhikode Oil Market
Kozhikode | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Following were the rates in the Kozhikode Oil Market today per quintal. Copra Office Rs 9,400, Dilpas Rs 9,500 Rajapur Rs 19,100, Bolls Rs 17,500, Coconut oil Rs 15,400. UNI KRG 1443 ... read..


Kozhikode Spices Market
Kozhikode | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Following were the rates in the Kozhikode Spices market today per quintal. Pepper Nadan Rs 34,200, Chettan Rs 35,000, Wynadan Rs 36,200, Ginger(New) Rs 19,000, Cardamom Green(New)Rs 1,300. UNI KRG 1442 ... read..


Kozhikode Rubber Market
Kozhikode | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Following was the rate in the Kozhikode Rubber Market today, RMA LOT (RSS-4)12,550,(RSS-5)11,650. UNI KRG 1441 ... read..


Uikey advantage: BJP hopes to get inner story of Cong strategies, win tribals in Chhattisgarh
By Nirendra Dev New Delhi/Raipur | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
The BJP poll strategists are eyeing at multi-pronged benefits by roping in senior Congress leader Ramdayal Uikey into the saffron party, just a few days before the crucial state Assembly polls. Several BJP leaders in Raipur and Bilaspur said one obvious d ... read..


Class 9 student gang raped, attempts suicide
Patna | Friday, 2018 3:15:06 PM IST
A gang-raped Class 9 student was seriously injured on Friday after she leapt from a building and landed on high voltage wire in Bihar's Lakhisarai district, triggering mob violence, police said. ... read..


DMDK appoints party leader's wife as Treasurer
Chennai | Friday, 2018 3:15:06 PM IST
The DMDK on Friday appointed party leader actor-turned-politician A. Vijayakant's wife Premalatha as its Treasurer. ... read..


Two militants killed in Kashmir
Srinagar | Friday, 2018 3:15:06 PM IST
Security forces on Friday shot dead two militants on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla town. ... read..


TN Governor should cancel dismissal orders of university staff
Chennai | Friday, 2018 3:15:06 PM IST
PMK founder S. Ramadoss on Friday urged Tamil Nadu Governor Banwarilal Purohit to cancel the sacking of 42 non-teaching temporary staff of Manonmaniam Sundaranar University. ... read..


Gujarat aims to attract tourists with 'Statue of Unity', world tallest
Kevadia (Gujarat) | Friday, 2018 2:45:04 PM IST
Narendra Modi's home state of Gujarat hopes that the world's tallest statue, that of Sardar Vallabbhai Patel, known as the "Iron Man of India", which the Prime Minister will inaugurate on October 31. will promote tourism through its unique features. ... read..


Sabarimala row: 2 women return as head priest threatens to close temple
Pathanamthitta (Kerala) [India] | October 19, 2018 2:41:44 PM IST
Two women who were en route to the Sabarimala Temple in Kerala agreed to return after the temple head priest (Tantri) Kandararu Rajeevaru threatened to shut down the temple if they attempted to force their way in. ... read..


Pandalam Palace Trust's letter endorses Sabarimala closure to protect rituals
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India] | October 19, 2018 2:41:41 PM IST
The Pandalam Palace Trust on Friday wrote a letter to functionaries of Sabarimala Temple asking them to shut down the temple in case of any breach of rituals. ... read..


Rajnath performs 'Shastra Puja' at BSF sector HQ in Bikaner on Dussehra
Bikaner (Rajasthan) [India] | October 19, 2018 2:41:39 PM IST
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh performed 'Shastra Puja' at Border Security Force (BSF) Sector Headquarters in Rajasthan's Bikaner city along the highly sensitive India-Pakistan border, on the occasion of Dussehra on Friday. ... read..


UP: Sadhu cuts off private part over love affair allegations
Bamna (uttar Pradesh) | October 19, 2018 2:41:36 PM IST
Distressed by the allegations about his alleged love affair, a sadhu in Uttar Pradesh's Bamna village cut off his private part during a nine-day fasting of Navaratri. ... read..


VP Venkaiah Naidu meets Greek PM
Brussels [Belgium] | October 19, 2018 2:41:36 PM IST
Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu held a meeting with Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras at the European Union headquarters on the sidelines of the 12th Asia-Europe meeting (ASEM) summit on Friday. ... read..


President Kovind, PM Modi extend Dussehra greetings
New Delhi [India] | October 19, 2018 2:41:34 PM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended greetings to the nation on the occasion of Dussehra and Vijayadashmi on Friday. ... read..


Rahul Gandhi calls on Sri Lankan PM
New Delhi [India] | October 19, 2018 2:41:29 PM IST
Congress party president Rahul Gandhi, on Friday, called on Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe in New Delhi. ... read..


Rajnath performs 'Shastra Pooja' at BSF SHQ in Bikaner
Bikaner | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday performed 'Shastra Puja' on the occasion of Vijaya Dashmi at the Border Security Force's sector headquarters here. On the occasion, he appealed to all to maintain and spread peace and harmony on the occasion. Sp ... read..


Asian Champions Trophy: India thrashes Oman 11-0 in their opening match
Muscat | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Defending Champions Indian hockey men's team has thrashed hosts Oman 11-0 in their first round-robin match here in the Asian Champions Trophy. On Thursday, India's forwards were in their prime form as striker Dilpreet Singh struck a hat-trick of goals, sc ... read..


Pleasant weather greets Delhiites, air however 'poor'
New Delhi | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
National capital on Friday woke up to a pleasant morning on Dussehra ,with minimum temperature settling at 17.8 degrees C, normal for the season here. Relative humidity was 75 per cent at 0830 hours , said the weatherman. '' The sky will be partly cloudy ... read..


Two women treak to Ayyappa temple ; return back amid threat from head priest to shut shrine, agitation by priests, devotees
Kochi/Sabarimala | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Amid threat by Thantri to lock the Ayyappa temple, protests by Assistant Priests and several devotees forced two women, including a Journalist of Mojo TV to give up their attempt to enter the world famous hill shrine at Sabarimala on Friday. UNI repor ... read..


Trainee Bihar officer shot dead
Patna | Friday, 2018 2:15:05 PM IST
A trainee Bihar education officer posted here was shot dead on Friday by unidentified gunmen in Kaimur district, police said. ... read..


All HSSs, colleges closed in Srinagar; KU, IUST suspend classes
Srinagar | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
All higher educational institutes, including Higher Secondary Schools and colleges, were closed on Friday as a precautionary measure to prevent protests in the summer capital, Srinagar. Meanwhile, the class work in Kashmir University (KU) and Islamic Uni ... read..


Major infiltration bid foiled, 3 militants killed at LoC in Baramulla
Srinagar | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Three militants, reportedly foreigners, were killed when alert troops foiled a major infiltration bid from Pakistan occupied Kashmir (PoK) in the woods in north Kashmir district of Baramulla. Defence Ministry spokesperson Colonel Rajesh Kalia told UNI on ... read..


Curfew-like restrictions continue for 2nd day in SeK, downtown Srinagar
Srinagar | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Curfew-like restrictions remained imposed for the second successive day in the downtown, Shehar-e-Khas (SeK) and parts of civil lines in Srinagar as a precautionary measure to prevent protests after Friday prayers. Restrictions were imposed in these area ... read..


Traffic suspended on Srinagar-Leh highway; Kashmir NH, Mughal road open
Srinagar | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Traffic was on Friday again suspended on 434-km-long Srinagar-Leh national highway, the only road linking Ladakh region with Kashmir, due to slippery road conditions following fresh snowfall. However, the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway (NH) and historic ... read..


Mphasis Q2 net profit rises by 37.04 pc to Rs 270.92 cr
Mumbai | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Mphasis Ltd has posted a rise of 37.04 per cent in its net profit for the quarter ended September 30, 2018 at Rs270.92 crores as against Rs.197.69 crores for the period ended September 30, 2017. The company has reported a rise of 19.50 per cent for the q ... read..


Surya Roshni bags order of Rs 50.34 cr from EESL
Mumbai | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Surya Roshni Ltd said that the company has received an order worth Rs 50.34 crore from Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL). The order pertains to the design, manufacture, testing, supply and warranty of LED Street Lights and other related works to G ... read..


Four charred to death in bus accident in TN
Villuppuram | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Four persons were charred to death and ten others injured in a bus accident at Ulundurpet in this district of Tamil Nadu in the early hours of Friday. According to the sources, the bus with 26 passengers enroute Chennai-Tiruchirappalli collided with the ... read..


Sabarimala row: Attempt of women to enter temple foiled by agitators, priests
Kochi | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Amid threatening call of close down the temple by Thantri, agitation by assistant priests and Ayyappa devotees and the government decision to not to provide protection to any woman, two women activist were forced to give up their attempt to enter the worl ... read..


Pioneer of modern sculpture in India brings 'Stories in Marble'
New Delhi | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Pioneer of modern sculpture in stone in India and recipient of National Award by Lalit Kala Akademi, Gyan Singh brings his newest labour of love 'Stories in Marble' to the national capital. Gyan Singh, a senior Indian sculptor is exhibiting his sculpture ... read..


NZ batsman Martin Guptill ruled out of UAE tour due to calf strain
New Delhi | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
New Zealand team opening batsman Martin Guptill has been ruled out of New Zealand's tour to the United Arab Emirates with a left calf strain, statement said. He picked up the injury during the Plunket Shield domestic competition and subsequent scans have ... read..


Mojo Journo Kavitha Koshy, activist Rahana Fathima return back after protest from devotees
Sabarimala | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Andhra based Mojo TV journalist Ms Kavitha Koshy who reached Sannidanam with the escort of more than 100 police personnel, was forced to return to Pamba base amid protest from Ayyappa devotees, on Friday. Another woman activist Rahana Fathima, aethiest ... read..


Sira receives 11 cm rain
Bengaluru | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Following is a summary of observations recorded by the Meteorological Centre here at 0830 hrs on Friday. Southwest Monsoon has been active over South Interior Karnataka. Rainfall occurred at isolated places over Coastal Karnataka and North Interior Karnat ... read..


Putta Chinnammani, mother of Mrs Pramoda Devi Wodeyar of Mysore Royal family, dies at 98
Mysuru | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Mrs Putta Chinnammani, mother of Mrs Pramoda Devi Wodeyar of Mysore Royal family, died of age related disease today. She was 98. She was admitted to the Shantavare Gopalagoda Hospital here after she was suffering from viral fever. Karnataka Chief Minist ... read..


Premalatha elected DMDK Treasurer
Chennai | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Ms Premalatha, wife of actor-politician and DMDK Founder Vijayakanth, was on Friday elected as the Treasurer of the party. A resolution electing Ms Premalatha Vijayakanth as Treasurer was adopted at a high level committee meeting of the party chaired ... read..


Girl jumps from a building to evade rape
Lakhisarai | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
In a shocking incident, a shocking girl jumped from a building when some drunk miscreants tried to rape her under Sadar police station area in the district late last night. Police said here that the girl jumped from the third floor of a building owned by ... read..


Congress dissolves block committees in Mandrem, Shiroda
Panaji | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
The Congress in Goa on Friday announced that it has dissolved Block Congress Committees in Mandrem and Shiroda. In a statement, Goa Pradesh Congress Committee (GPCC) spokesperson Amarnath Panjikar said Goa Pradesh Congress Committee had dissolved Man ... read..


Modi to launch corporate social responsibility portal
New Delhi | Friday, 2018 12:45:05 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) platform and address a townhall of IT and electronic manufacturing professionals on October 24. ... read..


Baramulla encounter: 3 terrorists gunned down
Baramulla (Jammu and Kashmir) [India] | October 19, 2018 12:41:37 PM IST
At least three terrorists were killed during an encounter with the security forces in the Boniyar town Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district on Friday. ... read..


How parents' education affects health of their kids
Washington D.C. [USA] | October 19, 2018 12:41:32 PM IST
Turns out, parents' education matters more than their income when it comes to their child's health. ... read..


Sensex down by 410 pts
Mumbai | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) on Friday tumbled down by 410 points to 34,369.48 on heavy selling in blue chip companies like Reliance Industries (RIL), Infosys and YES Bank amid negative Asian cues. The Nifty too lost by 153.60 points ... read..


USD up; Pound, Euro down
Mumbai | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Following were the indicative currency rates and travellers' cheques buying and selling rates per unit. CURRENCY NAME BUY SALE UAE DIRHAM 18.2322 21.3049 ... read..


Rupee opens flat at 73.60 against USD
Mumbai | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
) The Rupee on Friday opened steady at 73.60 on selling of US Dollars by bankers and exporters, dealers at Forex Market said. A major fluctuation was seen during an intra day trade as it registered day high and low at 73.65 and 73.45 respectively. The ind ... read..


Bollywood wishes prosperity, happiness on Vijayadashami
New Delhi | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Bollywood celebrities on Friday greeted the people on the occasion of Vijayadashami, wishing happiness and prosperity to all. The fraternities took to their social media account Twitter to wish the people on the eve of Dussehra. Priyanka Chopra said, "L ... read..


Nomad man, sheeps crushed to death by truck in Ramban distict
Jammu | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
A nomad man and nearly a dozen sheeps 'crushed to death' when a truck hit their dera (hutment) in Batote area of Ramban district in Jammu and Kashmir on Friday morning. ''A truck this morning hit dera of nomads at Thopal near Batote when the driver namely ... read..


Sabarimala row: Priests agitate; poojas at standstill
Kochi | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Taking the ongoing protest by the Ayyappa devotees against the Supreme Court order allowing all women group to pay pilgrimage at the world famed Sabarimala hill shrine, turned to another level, as the junior priests, those who assisted the chief priests a ... read..


Tourists : a mirror of city and police , says Delhi Police Chief
New Delhi | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
In a measure to step the police cooperation for domestic and international tourists in the national capital, Delhi Police has upgraded their tourist PCR vans and also added more vehicles while all the vans have gone through visual changes along with imp ... read..


DDK TV programme for Saturday
Bengaluru | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Following is the programme schedule for tomorrow as announced by Doordarshan, subject to last minute changes: 0530 hrs: Margadarshana Janapada Jagathina Swaroopa 0545 hrs: Devaranama by Raichur Seshagiridas 0600 hrs: Krishidarshana Sustainable ... read..


Senior government officer shot dead in Bihar
Bhabhua | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Unidentified criminals shot dead district education officer under Chainpur police station area in Kaimur district today. Police said here that three motorcycle borne criminals shot at district education officer Sanjay Singh (32) near Agra canal when he wa ... read..


Women skip Sabarimala temple after huge protests (Second Lead)
Sabarimala (Kerala) | Friday, 2018 12:15:04 PM IST
Huge protests by hundreds of devotees at the entrance of Sabarimala temple forced the Kerala Police accompanying two women on Friday to call off their journey towards the Lord Ayyappa shrine. ... read..


Women skip Sabarimala temple after huge protests (Lead)
Sabarimala (Kerala) | Friday, 2018 12:15:04 PM IST
Huge protests by hundreds of devotees at the entrance of Sabarimala temple forced the Kerala Police accompanying two women on Friday to call off their journey towards the Lord Ayyappa shrine. ... read..


PM Narendra Modi visits Shirdi Sai Temple
Shirdi (Maharashtra) [India] | October 19, 2018 12:11:37 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday arrived in Shirdi and visited the renowned Sai Baba shrine here. ... read..


Country's first dog park now open in Hyderabad
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India] | October 19, 2018 11:41:30 AM IST
Dog lovers have a reason to rejoice with the first park for canines being inaugurated in the city of Hyderabad. ... read..


CRPF jawan dies of cardiac arrest in Baramulla
Srinagar | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan, who was deployed in north Kashmir district of Baramulla for election duty, died of cardiac arrest, official sources said here on Friday. They said that a jawan Hari Om, resident of Rewari in Haryana, was depu ... read..


Several soldiers injured in IED blast by militants in Pulwama
Srinagar | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Several soldiers were injured when militants triggered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in a village in south Kashmir district of Pulwama, official sources said here on Friday. Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM) has claimed the responsibility for the attack. Off ... read..


Train service resumes in Kashmir
Srinagar | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Train service resumed on Friday after remaining suspended on Thursday for security reasons in the Kashmir valley, where separatists had called for a general strike against civilian killings, arresting of youth under Public Safety Act (PSA) and attack on m ... read..


Prez, PM greet people on Dussehra
New Delhi | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Friday greeted people on the occasion of Vijayadashami. ''On the occasion of Durga Puja and Vijayadashami, Dusshera greetings and Shubho Bijoya to fellow citiz ... read..


Denmark Open: Srikant stuns Dan to set up quarter-final with Sameer
Odense | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Defending champion Kidambi Srikant has defeated two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan of China 18-21, 21-17, 21-16 to enter the men's singles quarter-finals here in the Denmark Open. On Thursday night, World No six Indian took 1 hour and 3 minutes to register ... read..


Ashok Gehlot's elder brother passes away in Jodhpur
New Delhi | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
AICC General Secretary and former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot's elder brother Kanwar Sen Gehlot passed away following cardiac arrest at his residence in Jodhpur Thursday night. Sen was 71. He is survived by wife, one son and two daughters. Mr G ... read..


Punjabi Varsity Athletics: Chupki College men and women lift overall trophies
Chandigarh | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
National College of Physical Education (NCPE), Chupki has lifted both men as well as women team overall trophies in the Punjabi University's 56th Annual Athletic Championship at the Punjabi University Athoetic Stadium in Patiala. On Thursday, NCPE coll ... read..


AP-based Mojo TV Journo starts trekking to Lord Ayyappa temple
Sabarimala | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Andhra based Mojo TV journalist Kavitha started her trekking, under the escort of more than 100 police personnel, to Sannidanam, the abode of Lord Ayyappa, here on Friday. Asserting that Kerala Police will provide security to women coming for Darshan, ... read..


Bullion Market Opening rates
Chennai | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Following is the bullion markets opening rate here today. 1 Gm Gold 22 Ct : 3,042 1 Gm Silver : 41.70 UNI RSS1050 ... read..


TV Progamme for Oct 20
Hyderabad | Friday, Oct 19 2018 IST
Following is the TV programme, scheduled for tomorrow, as announced by Doordarshan Kendra here, subject to last minute changes. DD-I (Yadaagiri) 0030 Hrs: Repeat of Kakatheeya Darshini 0100 Hrs: Repeat of Career Guidance 0200 Hrs: Repeat ... read..


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