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Ashes: Wade century in vain as England level series (Roundup)
London, Sep 15 (IANS) England beat Australia by 136 runs at The Oval on Sunday and thus avoided falling to a first series defeat to their Ashes rival at home since 2001. The five-match Test series has been drawn 2-2. It is the first instance of a drawn Ashes series since 1972.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Chinese Manja disrupts Delhi Metro train service
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Chinese Manja that has claimed two lives in the national capital in the past two months, on Sunday affected the Metro train services in the Red Line section.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
An era of 'super emergency' exists now: Mamata
Kolkata, Sep 15 (IANS) In a barb at the Narendra Modi government, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday said the country was now passing through the era of "super emergency" and urged all to do their bit in protecting the rights and freedoms that the constitution guarantees.
2019-09-15
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Scindia holds show of strength in Indore
Indore, Sep 15 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Jyotiraditya Scindia turned his visit on Sunday to this Madhya Pradesh city into a show of strength with his supporters thronging the dais to meet him. One supporter jostling for a selfie even fell of the stage and suffered a minor injury. ­ ­ ­
2019-09-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
12 killed, 30 missing as boat capsizes in Godavari (2nd Lead)
Visakhapatnam, Sep 15 (IANS) A pleasure trip turned into tragedy for many families as a boat with over 60 tourists capsized in swollen Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district on Sunday, killing 12 persons while at least 30 went missing.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nearly 50,000 General Motors workers slated to go on strike
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) Almost 50,000 General Motors workers are slated to strike work across the US after the nation's biggest carmaker failed to reach a pay and conditions deal with their union, reports said on Sunday.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Without RSS, Hindustan wouldn't exist: BJP's Raj chief
Jaipur, Sep 15 (IANS) The RSS is not just an institution but a "revolution which has the strength to change country and the world", BJP's newly-appointed Rajasthan unit President Satish Poonia said on Sunday.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Army deployed for flood relief in Kota, Jhalawar
Jaipur, Sep 15 (IANS) The army has deputed its flood relief columns of the Sapta Shakti Command in the Kota and Jhalawar districts of Rajasthan following heavy rains on Saturday and Sunday.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
UK will leave EU on Oct 31 with deal: Home Secy Priti Patel
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Boris Johnson is "committed" to ensuring that a deal for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union is in place by October 31, Home Secretary Priti Patel said on Sunday.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Beware! 25 cameras across Delhi to detect over speeding
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Steep fines are raining ever since the new traffic norms have kicked in. And now, the government is beefing up its road infrastructure to detect more traffic violations.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
RSS chief to open up to foreign media on Sept 24
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) In an attempt to dispel misconceptions, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat is expected to interact with foreign media here on September 24.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Ashes: Wade's unbeaten 60 keeps Australia alive (Tea report)
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Matthew Wade's unbeaten 60 kept England at bay on the second session of the fourth day of the final Ashes Test at The Oval here on Sunday as the visitors lost two wickets but added 99 runs to be at 167/4. While Australia needs 232 to win the series, England are five wickets away from levelling the five-match rubber.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Need to create more awareness on mental health: Deepika
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Bollywood star Deepika Padukone, who has openly spoken about her battle with depression at the peak of her career, is happy that a conversation on mental health has opened up but agrees there is still a long way to go in terms of creating more awareness.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Former INLD chief of Haryana joins Congress
New Delhi Sep 15 (IANS) Ahead of the Haryana Assembly elections, the Congress received a boost as Ashok Arora, former state unit chief of the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD), joined the party along with two former MLAs Pradeep Chowdhary and Subhash Goyal, here on Sunday.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Boris didn't believe in Brexit, says former PM Cameron
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Boris Johnson did not believe in Brexit during the 2016 referendum campaign and only backed 'Leave' to advance his political fortunes, then Prime Minister David Cameron says in his forthcoming memoir, reports said.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
US Democratic presidential candidates raise Kashmir issue
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) The issue of Kashmir can be seen echoing the Democratic Party corridors as it prepares for the US Presidential elections next year.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Ashes: Australia lose three as England edge closer to victory
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Stuart Broad took out the openers and Jack Leach got Marnus Labuschagne as England continued their march towards a series levelling win at The Oval on Day 4 of the final Ashes Test on Sunday. Steve Smith is still in the middle, thus keeping alive Australia's slim chances but he was hardly allowed to settle by Sam Curran. Australia are 68/3 chasing a target of 399.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Pak varsity bans male, female students from sitting together
Islamabad, Sep 15 (IANS) A new policy introduced by Bahria University in Pakistan has banned male and female students from sitting together or forming groups.
2019-09-15
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Meek Mill gives away backpacks, supplies at his old school
Los Angeles, Sep 15 (IANS) American Rapper Meek Mill has given away backpacks and supplies to children at his old elementary school.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Indian Greco-Roman wrestlers do poorly at World Championships
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan), Sep 15 (IANS) Indian Greco-Roman wrestlers continued to disappoint at the World Championships as all three missed the Olympic qualification mark, which was at stake here on Sunday.
2019-09-15
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Other Sports
Prison is not always the answer, says John Legend
Los Angeles, Sep 15 (IANS) Singer John Legend opened up on prison sentences after actress Felicity Huffman got 14 days for her role in the college admission scandal.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
PEMRA team attacked for stopping Indian programmes on cable
Lahore, Sep 15 (IANS) A team of the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) was attacked here for stopping the broadcast of Indian TV channels and programmes on cable TV, reports said on Sunday.
2019-09-15
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Punjab govt urges farmers to shun stubble burning
Chandigarh, Sep 15 (IANS) Urging the farmers to refrain from burning paddy stubble, the Punjab government on Sunday appealed to the farmers to follow the philosophy of Guru Nanak Dev in reverence of 550th Prakash Purb celebrations of the first Sikh guru.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Goan Civil Code a shining example of Indian democracy
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) It is a unique case in Indian jurisprudence when a colonial-era law was assimilated into the independent country's legal system for the development of its society. Goa, as the new sovereign, decided to follow the Common Civil Code laid down by Portuguese, to emerge as a shining example of an Indian state which applies a civil code to all regardless of religion.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Azad moves SC over Kashmir curbs, plea to be heard on Monday
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad has filed a petition in the Supreme Court over the Kashmir issue.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Indian-US troops shake a leg together
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) American soldiers danced along with their Indian counterparts while rhyming the Assam Regiment's marching song, 'Badluram ka badan zameen ke neeche hai' during a joint military exercise in the US.
2019-09-15
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security
YouTube to shut 'Leanback' TV web interface
San Francisco, Sep 15 (IANS) YouTube has decided to pull the plug on its TV-friendly web interface, but has not specified any time. The web application is controlled with a remote and used with smart TVs and similar devices.
2019-09-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Haryana Cong feud intensifies as polls approach
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The feud between former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and former state party unit chief Ashok Tanwar is intensifying with Tanwar not responding to calls from the new Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) President Kumari Selja.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Veteran football manager Gutendorf passes away
Munich, Sep 15 (IANS) German football manager Rudi Gutendorf passed away on Sunday, according to German media reports.
2019-09-15
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Seven youths of a family drown in UP's Shamli
Shamli, Sep 15 (IANS) In a tragic incident, seven youths belonging to one family drowned in the swollen Yamuna River in Kairana in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district on Sunday, police said.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hemant Soren sends legal notice to Jharkhand CM
Ranchi, Sep 15 (IANS) Former Chief Minister of Jharkhand and Leader of Opposition Hemant Soren has served legal notice to Chief Minister Raghubar Das and has asked him to withdraw allegations of corruption against him.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Over 112 mn play Minecraft a month: Microsoft
San Francisco, Sep 15 (IANS) The popularity of video game Minecraft has been growing, with Microsoft announcing that over 112 million people play it a month. It's 20 million increase over the figures reported in October 2018.
2019-09-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Maradu crisis deepens, flat owners begin hunger strike
Kochi, Sep 15 (IANS) While the time is running out for the flat owners in the posh Maradu apartment complex, to be demolished by Friday as per the Supreme Court order, the builders have washed their hands off it and the Kerala government has convened an all-party meeting in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
200-year-old records in Gaya help families trace their ancestors
Gaya, Sep 15 (IANS) Want to perform the salvation rituals (pind-daan) for your ancestors in Bihar's Gaya during Pitrupaksha (the Hindu month to remember the dead), but don't know their name? Don't worry. The priests (pandas) here can help you trace your ancestors back several generations, provided one of them has visited this town to perform the pind-daan of his forefathers.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,IANS Life
UP to build $1tn economy with help from LLM-Lucknow: Yogi
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday said that with the help of IIM-Lucknow, he planned to achieve the goal of a $1 trillion economy for the state.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Seven killed as tourist boat capsizes in Godavari
Visakhapatnam, Sep 15 (IANS) At least seven persons were killed and many others were missing as a boat with about 60 tourists capsized in Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district on Sunday, officials said.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pamela Anderson gets foie gras removed from club menu
London, Sep 15 (IANS) Actress and animal rights activist Pamela Anderson has won her battle to ban foie gras from the Playboy Club here.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Pompeo blames Iran for Saudi drone attack
Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has blamed Iran for the drone attack at an oil field in Saudi Arabia which have disrupted about half of the Kingdom's oil capacity, or 5 per cent of the daily global oil supply.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
How Swachh Bharat Mission helped millions live with dignity
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Launched five years ago, the Swachh Bharat Mission announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on the verge making India a completely open defecation free (ODF), enabling people to embrace change and live their lives with dignity.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Google Pixel 4 XL likely to offer brighter camera
San Francisco, Sep 15 (IANS) Google Pixel fans can expect a brighter camera and beefed up processing power in the upcoming Pixel 4 XL, according to new leaked images of a pre-release Pixel 4 XL provided by Vietnamese phone shop D Store Mobile, the media reported.
2019-09-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Samajwadi Party sees gain in Shivpal's weakness
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) Following the Samajwadi Party's defeat in this year's Lok Sabha elections, it was expected that the Yadav family feud would be settled and Akhilesh Yadav would finally come to terms with his uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Johnson compares himself to 'The Incredible Hulk'
London, Sep 15 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has compared himself to The Incredible Hulk as he promises to ignore a new House of Commons legislation ordering him to delay Brexit if negotiations break down.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Neymar braves fan abuse to net injury-time winner for PSG
Paris, Sep 15 (IANS) Brazilian star Neymar Jr. braved abuses on his Paris Saint-Germain return to score a stunning winner and help the club win 1-0 against Strasbourg in Ligue 1.
2019-09-15
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Indian-American couple's $250mn gift helps build US med college
Clearwater (Florida), Sep 15 (IANS) An India- American doctor couple's "impossible" dream to build a state-of-the-art medical college to advance healthcare in Florida and internationally to underserved communities in India and Africa has come to fruition with their $250 million gift.
2019-09-15
Category: International, Pinellas County,International
'Overwhelming' support for London's 1st Trans Pride
London, Sep 15 (IANS) The first-ever Trans Pride in London's Soho Square has received "overwhelming" support as hundreds of people turned out for the event, the media reported on Sunday.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Human Interest/Society
Pak steps up infiltration bids, FATF watching
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) As Pakistan scales up its efforts to push terrorists across the Line of Control (LoC) into Jammu and Kashmir, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), an international watchdog on terror activities, is watching.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Apple TV+ has mammoth task to enter Indian living rooms
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The announcement of a cheaper Apple TV+ subscription -- Rs 99 per month in India -- has left the over-the-top (OTT) players a bit concerned but unless Apple strengthens its device ecosystem in the country, the real threat to players like Netflix, Amazon Prime or even the domestic players is still not there.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Buddhist carnival in Leh monastery to see minimum plastic use
Leh, Sep 15 (IANS) A grand carnival of Buddhist spirituality, culture and tradition beginning at the 17th century Hemis monastery of Drukpa lineage here on Monday will see the minimum use of single-use plastic with an aim to reduce carbon footprints in the Himalayas, organisers said on Sunday.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
44 bodies found in Mexico well, victims identified
Mexico City, Sep 15 (IANS) At least 44 bodies hidden in black bags were found buried in a well in Mexico's Jalisco state, authorities said, adding that they managed to identify all the victims.
2019-09-15
Category: International, Mexico,Politics
Human progress will be incomplete without innovative zeal: Modi
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tribute to Bharat Ratna M. Visvesvaraya on his birth anniversary and greeted the nation on the occasion of Engineers Day saying that human progress would be incomplete without their innovative zeal.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics