Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Spanish Supreme Court rejects European arrest warrant for Puigdemont

Madrid |Tuesday, 2018 2:45:04 AM IST
Spanish Supreme Court Judge Pablo Llarena on Monday rejected a request by the Spanish state prosecutor's office for a European arrest warrant for exiled former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont.... read..

PM's presence in Davos opens up business for India: Piyush Goyal

Davos [Switzerland] | January 23, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Union Minister of Railways and Coal Piyush Goyal on the first day of the World Economic Forum (WEF) said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's presence in Davos will open up business opportunities for India.... read..

Fewer Beijing couples for second baby

Beijing |Monday, 2018 6:15:06 PM IST
Even though China has scrapped its one-child policy to deal with its aging population, fewer couples in Beijing want to have a second baby.... read..

RJD dubs 'Human chain' as super flop event, demands white paper

Patna | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
RJD today described 'Human chain' created yesterday as mega public awareness drive against social evils of child marriage and dowry as super flop event and demanded from Nitish Kumar government to release white paper on state expenses incurred in organisi... read..

UP Subordinate Service Commission gets it's chairman, massive recruitment soon

Lucknow | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
After the remaining vacant for nine long months, the post of Chairman of Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Service Commission was filled on Monday by appointing 1981-batch retired Indian Administrative Services officer Chandra Bhushan Paliwal as the new chairman ... read..

Govt advises suppliers not to decline to record UIN of Embassies, Missions on tax invoice

New Delhi | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Government on Monday advised that suppliers should not decline to record the UIN of the Embassies / Missions / Consulates or UN organizations on the tax invoice. In a statement Finance Ministry said that supply to Foreign Diplomatic Missions / UN Organiza... read..

SAG Awards: William H Macy sees both sides of 'Time's Up' movement

New Delhi [India] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
In a time, where allegations of sexual misconduct against men in Hollywood continue to pour in almost every day, actor William H. Macy feels that it has become "hard to be a man" these days.... read..

British Army chief to call for investment to keep up with Russia

London | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Britain's armed forces risk falling behind Russia without more investment, the head of the Army will say, a BBC News report said on Monday. General Sir Nick Carter will say the British Army's ability to respond to threats "will be eroded if we don't keep... read..

UPSSC constituted, ex-bureaucrat C.B. Paliwal named Chairman

Lucknow |Monday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST
The Yogi Adityanath government on Monday constituted the Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Commission (UPSSC) and named retired bureaucrat C.B. Paliwal as its Chairman.... read..

Rupee ends lower by 2 paise at 63.86 against USD

Mumbai | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
The Rupee on Monday fell marginally by two paise to 63.86 on rising demand for US Dollar by bankers and importer dealers at Forex Market said. In opening trade, the local unit slippeed by 16 paise to 63.90. Till the end of the day it recovered from ope... read..

2018 FIFA World Cup trophy tour international leg begins

London |Monday, 2018 6:15:06 PM IST
The international leg of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia trophy tour started here on Monday with its next destination designated to be Colombo in Sri Lanka on January 24.... read..

U19 World Cup: Madhavere shines in Zimbabwe win

Christchurch (New Zealand) |Monday, 2018 6:15:06 PM IST
Wesley Madhavere turned in an all-round performance as Zimbabwe crushed Namibia by seven wickets in an ICC U19 World Cup match here on Monday.... read..

Infosys Partners with A.S. Watson Group for Technology and Digital Transformation Initiatives

Mumbai | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
IT Major Infosy today announced a strategic partnership with the A.S. Watson Group (ASW), the world's largest international health and beauty retailer, to accelerate ASW's digital transformation initiatives. Infosys has been appointed as an Official Tech... read..

'Secret Superstar' rules China's box office

Beijing |Monday, 2018 5:45:05 PM IST
Aamir Khan's "Secret Superstar" is ruling the Chinese box office with an earning of Rs 190 crore within four days of its release. The movie has already crossed its lifetime revenue of Rs 80 crore.... read..

Sisodia seeks public support on Delhi MLAs disqualification

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 4:45:05 PM IST
Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, in an open letter to the people of the city, on Monday sought support against the disqualification of 20 AAP MLAs on charges of holding "office of profit".... read..

China threatens military buildup in South China Sea

Beijing | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
China will have no choice but to build its abilities in the South China Sea if the US continued to "wantonly" provoke trouble in the waters, Beijing's top newspaper warned on Monday, the Fox News has reported. The response came after a US Navy warship, t... read..

Hrithik Roshan begins preparing for 'Super 30'

Mumbai |Monday, 2018 7:45:06 PM IST
Actor Hrithik Roshan and the team of "Super 30" began preparing for the film on Monday.... read..

Honor 9 Lite: Four-camera set-up to disrupt mid-segment market

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 12:15:05 PM IST
Honor 9i (Rs 17,999) was the first smartphone with a four-camera system that arrived in India last year. To tap into the mid-price segment with the same USP, Huawei's sub-brand Honor has launched Honor 9 Lite, starting at Rs 10,999.... read..

Dense fog in UP causes bus-truck collision, 36 injured

Lucknow |Monday, 2018 12:15:05 PM IST
Three dozen passengers, travelling on a Uttar Pradesh roadways bus, were injured on Monday after the vehicle was hit by a speeding truck due to low visibility, police said.... read..

Dollar regains footing after U.S. govt shutdown, higher yields support

TOKYO | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
The dollar regained some footing on Monday after slipping earlier on a U.S. government shutdown, supported by higher Treasury yields, while investors took a relatively calm view of the Washington wrangling. The U.S. government shutdown took effect at midn... read..

Tokyo braces for rare heavy snowfall, trains disrupted

TOKYO | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Tokyo braced for heavy snowfall on Monday, prompting Japan's national broadcaster to urge the city's workaholic citizens to head home early, and some train operators to cancel services. Snow began falling on Monday morning, and as much as 10 cm (4 inche... read..

Vietnam sentences former official to 13 years jail amid corruption crackdown

HANOI | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
A court in Vietnam sentenced a former politburo member to 13 years in prison on Thursday for violating state regulations amid a widespread corruption crackdown, the state-run Voice of Vietnam reported. Dinh La Thang, a former chairman of state oil and g... read..

Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: UP thrash Bengal by 75 runs, Raina smash 59-ball 126

Kolkata | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Star cricketer Suresh Raina smashed a blistering century to help Uttar Pradesh register a comfortable 75-run victory over Bengal in the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy's Super League Group B game he on Monday. The swashbuckling cricketer, who is also the ... read..

Coach Dupraz leaves struggling Toulouse

PARIS | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Toulouse coach Pascal Dupraz has left the Ligue 1 side after a string of poor results, the club said on Monday. "Pascal Dupraz and (club president) Olivier Sadran have decided to end their collaboration this morning," Toulouse said in a statement. "Mickae... read..

NHRC issues notice to UP govt over insensitivity of UP police in Saharanpur

Lucknow | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC ) has taken suo motu cognisance of media reports of Saharanpur in Uttar Pradesh where policemen on duty at a police control room (PCR) van refused to carry two grievously injured boys to the hospital saying that... read..

Controversy erupts over Congress MLC's participation in human chain

Patna | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
High voltage controversy today erupted following Congress MLC Ram Chandra Bharti's participation in human chain yesterday. Organised to create public awareness to eradicate social evils of dowry and child marriage across the state, Bihar Chief Minister ... read..

Earnings, fund inflows lift equity indices to record highs (Roundup)

Mumbai |Monday, 2018 7:15:06 PM IST
Upbeat quarterly corporate earnings, along with appreciable influx of foreign funds and healthy buying in IT stocks, lifted the key Indian equity indices on Monday yet again to record high levels -- continuing with gains for the fourth consecutive trade s... read..

Supplementary chargesheet filed against Indian Al Qaeda terrorist

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 7:15:06 PM IST
Delhi Police on Monday filed supplementary chargesheet against arrested Al Qaeda terrorist Syed Mohammad Zishan Ali accusing him of motivating youth to become members of the banned terror organisation.... read..

UP farmer dies after loan sharks throw him down from tractor

Lucknow |Monday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
At a time when the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is vouching for its work in easing farmer loans, in a tragic incident, a farmer in Sitapur was crushed under the wheels of a tractor after the private loan financier's men threw him on the roa... read..

Virbhadra case: Court asks ED to file supplementary chargesheet (Second Lead)

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
A Delhi court on Monday asked the ED to file a supplementary chargesheet in a case against LIC agent Anand Chauhan, who is accused of investing former Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's "tainted" money in LIC policies.... read..

Virbhadra case: Court asks ED to file suplementary chargesheet (Lead, correcting headline)

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 6:45:04 PM IST
A Delhi court on Monday asked the ED to file a supplementary chargesheet in a case against LIC agent Anand Chauhan, who is accused of investing Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's "tainted" money in LIC policies.... read..

India Inc. upbeat about PM Modi at WEF

Davos [Switzerland] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Noted industrialist Rahul Bajaj, on Monday expressed confidence that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would "take the world by storm" through his keynote address at the plenary session of the 2018 World Economic Forum (WEF).... read..

Congress fully gear up to face early poll: TPCC Prez

Hyderabad | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Telangana Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) President Capt N Uttam Kumar Reddy said that the Congress party was fully prepared to face early poll in the State. He was speaking on the occasion of joining of Mangalpalli Sarpanch K Ashok Goud of TDP, Ward ... read..

SC wasn't envisaged as superintendent court: Justice Chelameswar

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 9:45:05 PM IST
Days after he led a revolt against Chief Justice Dipak Misra over the functioning of the Supreme Court and "arbitrary allocation" of cases, Justice J. Chelameswar on Monday said the apex court is not supposed to be a superintendent court as per the Consti... read..

Spain's Supreme Court refuses to order Catalan ex-president's arrest

Madrid [Spain] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The Supreme Court of Spain has rejected a request from prosecutors to reactivate the international arrest warrant for deposed Catalonia president Carles Puigdemont after he flew to Denmark from Belgium to address conference there on Monday.... read..

Pak media group sends legal notice to Imran Khan

Islamabad [Pakistan] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
A legal notioce has been sent to former cricketer and Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan for making false, baseless and unfounded allegations against Jang/Geo Group, Chief Executive and Editor-in-Chief of Jang Group and Geo TV, Mir Shakil-... read..

Pele hails Messi,upbeat about Brazil World Cup chances

Rio de Janeiro |Monday, 2018 1:45:06 PM IST
Brazil football great Pele would still prefer Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi in his team over Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo, despite the latter's recent dominance of the Ballon d'Or award.... read..

Rupee down by 6 paise against USD

Mumbai | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
The Rupee on Monday slipped by six paise to 63.90 against the US Dollar on rising demand for US Dollars by bankers and importers, dealers at Forex Market said. The local unit declined on strong dollar against other world currencies, dealers at Forex... read..

Major currencies up

Mumbai | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Following were the indicative currency rates and travellers' cheques buying and selling rates per unit today. CURRENCY NAME BUY SALE UAE DIRHAM 15.8336 18.5076 AUSTRALIAN DO... read..

Shooting for Dutt biopic wrapped up

Mumbai |Monday, 2018 1:45:06 PM IST
The shooting for filmmaker Rajkumar Hirani-directed biopic on actor Sanjay Dutt has been wrapped up.... read..

3 person die everyday in electricity related accidents in UP

Lucknow | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Three persons die everyday from electric shocks either from high and low tension wires or from transmission and distribution substations. The figure of the casualties was revealed by the report of the UP state electrical safety directorate submitted to ... read..

Virbhadra case: Court asks CBI to file supplementary chargesheet

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 6:15:06 PM IST
A Delhi court on Monday asked the ED to file a supplementary chargesheet in a case against LIC agent Anand Chauhan, who is accused of investing Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh's "tainted" money in LIC policies.... read..

Suppliers must not decline to record UIN: Finance Ministry

New Delhi [India] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The Ministry of Finance on Monday advised suppliers to not decline to record the Unique Identify Number (UIN) of embassies, missions, consulates and UN organisations on the tax invoice.... read..

Bonds and Rupee to face headwinds: Ind-Ra

New Delhi | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
India Ratings and Research (Ind-Ra), in its Outlook 2018-19 report has said that the Bond yields are likely to rise during Financial Year 2018-19 (FY19) and the 10-year government security (G-sec) is likely to trade at 7.5 per cent - 7.6 per cent by FY19.... read..

AAP to file fresh plea in HC against disqualification of 20 MLAs (Roundup)

New Delhi |Monday, 2018 9:45:05 PM IST
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) will file a fresh plea in the Delhi High Court on Tuesday to challenge the decision to disqualify 20 party MLAs in an office-of-profit case, the party said here on Monday.... read..

Tech sector expects support from Budget 2018-19

New Delhi [India] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Technology companies are expecting much from Budget 2018-2019.... read..

NHRC issues notice to UP govt over police apathy

New Delhi [India] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on Monday sent a notice to the Uttar Pradesh government after some policemen refused to take two grievously injured boys to hospital in the police control room (PCR) van.... read..

Asian Paints' Q3 consolidated net profit up 21.6%

Mumbai |Monday, 2018 8:45:04 PM IST
Asian Paints on Monday said its consolidated net profit after non-controlling interest (from continuing operations) rose by 21.6 per cent to Rs 554.64 crore during the third quarter (Q3) ended December 31, 2017, from Rs 456.18 crore reported during a year... read..

2018 SAG Awards: Alison Brie speaks up on allegations against James Franco

Washington D.C. [USA] | January 22, 2018 12:01:13 AM IST
Alison Brie, who attended the 2018 Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards in a red hot one-shoulder gown, was at her diplomatic best, when about the sexual misconduct allegations against brother-in-law James Franco.... read..

Philippines raises volcano alert again; hazardous eruption seen imminent

MANILA | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
The Philippines raised the alert level at its Mayon volcano on Monday after a loud explosion in the wake of increased activity made a hazardous eruption likelier, prompting authorities to close all schools and urge residents to stay indoors. Mayon, the co... read..

Paliwal appointed Chairman of UP Subordinate Service Commission

Lucknow | Monday, Jan 22 2018 IST
Mr Chandrabhushan Paliwal has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Service Commission on Monday. The appointment was made on the direction of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. Officials here said, while Mr Paliwal has been m... read..
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