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India Inc rolls out red carpet for Bezos, BJP wants good stuff about India in WaPo
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) After the Narendra Modi government cold-shouldered Amazon boss Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, India Inc rolled out the red carpet for him in the country's financial capital.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Media,Politics
Now Dilip Ghosh calls anti-CAA intellectuals 'parasites'
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) In keeping with his penchant for abusive attacks on opponents, BJP West Bengal's President Dilip Ghosh on Friday described as "creatures", "devils" and "parasites" the intellectuals who hit the streets protesting against the new citizenship law.
2020-01-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
India's forex reserves inch up by $58 mn
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) India's foreign exchange reserves inched up during the week ended January 10. However, the marginal accretion in reserves pushed it to touch a new record high.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
VU panel to probe Dasgupta's confinement, student clashes
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) The Visva-Bharati University on Friday formed a three-member committee, headed by Calcutta High Court's former Chief Justice Jyotirmoy Bhattacharya, to look into the recent incidents of confinement of Rajya Sabha member Swapan Dasgupta and the clashes between students in the campus.
2020-01-17
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education,Politics
Record wheat production expected, acreage over 330 lakh hectares
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Wheat production in the country is expected to touch new heights as the acreage of wheat sowing has gone beyond 330 lakh hectares this Rabi season, coupled with favourable weather conditions.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Shaheen Bagh issue: HC asks police to look into road closure issue
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) While hearing a petition filed by the Federation of Sarita Vihar Residents Welfare Association on Friday, a single judge bench of the Delhi High Court, presided by Justice Navin Chawla, has directed the Delhi Police to look into the issue relating to the blockage of Kalindi Kunj Road due to the anti-CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) protests at the Shaheen Bagh area here.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National
ISL: Mumbai beat Bengaluru to boost play-off hopes
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Mumbai City gave their top-four probability a massive boost with a 2-0 win over Bengaluru FC in an Indian Super League clash at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Friday.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Enjoying being given different responsibilities: Rahul
Rajkot, Jan 17 (IANS) K.L. Rahul has played as an opener, at No.3 and at No.5 in his last three international matches, ending up scoring 54, 47 and 80, respectively.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
We fell behind the required rate while chasing: Finch
Rajkot, Jan 17 (IANS) Australia captain Aaron Finch commended India for their performance in the second ODI here on Friday.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Rohit Vemula's mother to launch 'Mothers for nation' yatra
Hyderabad, Jan 17 (IANS) On the fourth death anniversary of Hyderabad Central University research scholar Rohit Vemula, who committed suicide due to the alleged caste discrimination and oppression, his mother on Friday announced launching 'Mothers for Nation' yatra, a campaign for social justice and protection of the basic principles of the Constitution.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Former India all-rounder Bapu Nadkarni passes away
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Former Test all-rounder Rameshchandra Gangaram 'Bapu' Nadkarni passed away here on Friday at the age of 86. Nadkarni, best known for bowling a record 21 consecutive maiden overs in a Test match, is survived by his wife and two daughters.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
RIL's Q3 net profit rises to Rs 11,640 crore (Roundup)
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd on Friday reported its highest-ever quarterly consolidated net profit of Rs 11,640 crore or $1.6 billion for the quarter ended December 31, 2019, rising by 13.5 per cent on a year-on-year basis.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rohit fine, should be back for Bengaluru ODI: Kohli
Rajkot, Jan 17 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli on Friday said that opener Rohit Sharma should be fit enough to play the final ODI against Australia in Bengaluru on Sunday.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Bhushan Steel: Court takes cognizance of ED's charge sheet
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate on Friday filed a charge sheet in the money laundering case involving Bhushan Power and Steel Ltd CMD Sanjay Singal relating to an alleged bank loan fraud.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
TCS Q3 net profit flat at Rs 8,118 crore (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Global software major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Friday reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 8,118 crore for the third quarter of fiscal 2019-20, registering a mere 0.16 per cent annual growth from Rs 8,105 crore net profit clocked in the same quarter of last year.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Haryana to deploy home guards for security of doctors
Chandigarh, Jan 17 (IANS) The Haryana government has decided to deploy 1,652 home guards for security of medical practitioners and of all primary health centres, community health centres, and district hospitals, state Home Minister Anil Vij said on Friday.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
India Inc rolls out the red carpet for Bezos even as Modi govt shuns him
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) After the Narendra Modi-led Central government cold-shouldered Amazon boss Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, India Inc rolled out the red carpet for him in the country's financial capital.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SC asks Centre to examine plea for KVs in every tehsil
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Centre to examine, within three months, the representation of BJP leader and advocate Ashwini Kumar Upadhyay seeking establishment of Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) in every tehsil (revenue subdivision) of the country.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Rajkot knock Rahul's best in international cricket: Kohli
Rajkot, Jan 17 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli said on Friday that K.L. Rahul's innings in the second ODI against Australia was his best at the international level thus far.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
ED raids ex-BMC official, recovers papers of Dubai property
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday said that it raided the residence of former BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) official in a FEMA violation case and recovered documents related to the purchase of a property in Dubai in an alleged illegal manner.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi Police chief given powers to exercise NSA for 3 months
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Delhi Lt. Governor Anil Baijal has given city Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik to exercise the powers of detaining authority under the stringent National Security Act for three months.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
68% give approval rating to AAP govt's performance: LocalCircles
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) More than two thirds of Delhi citizens have given their approval rating to the five-year performance of the Aam Aadmi Party government led by Arvind Kejriwal.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National
SC refuses to stay HC order annulling Azam Khan's son's election
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay an Allahabad High Court order that annulled the election of Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan's son Abdullah Azam Khan as an MLA from Suar in Uttar Pradesh for being underage while filing the nomination papers.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kuldeep fastest Indian spinner to get to 100 ODI wickets
Rajkot, Jan 17 (IANS) Kuldeep Yadav on Friday became the fastest Indian spinner to reach 100 wickets in ODI cricket. Kuldeep has taken 58 matches to reach the milestone, overtaking Harbhajan Singh who took 76 matches to reach the milestone in 2003.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Nirbhaya case: Smriti flays AAP govt for 'delayed' hangings
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Union Minister for Women and Child Development Smriti Irani on Friday attacked the Aam Aadmi Party government for allegedly delaying the execution of four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape-murder case.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Goyal wlcomes 'all kinds of investments under ambit of law'
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) A day after belittling Amazon's billion dollar investment, Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday clarified that government welcomes all kinds of investments into the country which are within the ambit of the law.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Politics,Technology
AAI to prefer JV route with states for building new airports
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Finding it a low-risk model with the states concerned committing to bear the maintenance cost for the first 10 years, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) has decided to take JV (joint venture) route for greenfield airports.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Actor Namit Das turns composer for Mira Nair's 'A Suitable Boy'
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Actor Namit Das has turned music composer for Mira Nairs upcoming series "A Suitable Boy". The show is an adaptation of Vikram Seth's much-feted novel of the same name.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
FSDL kicks-off ISL Children's League
Kolkata, Jan 17 (IANS) Football Sports Development Limited, which runs the Indian Super League, has rolled out its second most ambitious project - the ISL Childrens League.
2020-01-17
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
'Missing' Mumbai blast accused arrested from Kanpur
Kanpur, Jan 17 (IANS) Infamous 'Dr Bomb' Jalees Ansari, convicted in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case, was arrested by Uttar Pradesh Police Special Task Force (STF) from Kanpur on Friday after he jumped parole and went missing.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
CAT sets aside Punjab DGP's appointment
Chandigarh, Jan 17 (IANS) The Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) on Friday set aside the appointment of Punjab's Director General of Police Dinkar Gupta as it allowed the application challenging his appointment by his seniors in service.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Goa civic body revokes permission for anti-CAA rally
Panaji, Jan 17 (IANS) A BJP-controlled civic authority in Mapusa town in North Goa, on Friday revoked permission for an anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA), National Register of Citizens (NRC) and the National Population Register (NPR) rally scheduled by a civil society group for January 18, hours after a group of 'nationalist' citizens threatened to hold a parallel rally at the same site.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Goa,National
HI appoints Schopman as analytical coach for women's team
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Hockey India on Friday announced the appointment of Janneke Schopman as the Analytical Coach for the Indian Women's National Team. The decorated hockey star who has 212 international caps for the Netherlands and also successfully led the side for two years before retirement has to her credit a Gold medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics and a Silver from the 2004 Athens Olympics. She was also part of the Netherlands squad that won the World Cup in 2006, and a Silver in the 2002 and 2010 World Cup.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Sensex, Nifty end flat; Vodafone ends 26% lower
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) The Sensex and Nifty closed with minor gains on Friday after the SC dismissed the review petitions of telcos on its Adjusted Gross Revenue (AGR) verdict.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
FICCI ex-chief Suri lauded for enhancing Indo-Japan links
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Bharat Hotels Ltd head and former FICCI President Jyotsna Suri, who was recently conferred Japan's high honour of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star, was felicitated here on Friday for boosting bilateral relations.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy,Lifestyle/Fashion
Zachariah looking to take Indian basketball forward
Guwahati, Jan 17 (IANS) Kerala's Ann Mary Zachariah is emerging as one of the top basketball players here at the third edition of the Khelo India Youth Games 2020. Playing her first match of the competition against Karnataka on Thursday, the 16-year-old was in prime form, scoring a total of 24 points, the most by a player in her category on the day.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Assam,Sports,Other Sports
Maha panel seeks Rs 3 lakh-crore as farmers' bailout package
Nagpur (Maharashtra), Jan 17 (IANS) The Vasantrao Naik Sheti Swavalamban Mission (VNSSM) has demanded a whopping Rs 3 lakh-crore as a 'Special National Agrarian Bailout Package' to end the farmers' distress in the country, a top official said.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ameesha Patel learning Ghaziabadi dialect for new role
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Actress Ameesha Patel is picking up Ghaziabadi accent these days, for her role in the upcoming film "Tauba Tera Jalwa".
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
20 ways to repair, redesign, repurpose your wardrobe
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANSlife) As sustainable fashion has become the top trend, wardrobe redesigning is becoming more popular. If your wardrobe is overloaded with clothes that are not used for more than three months, it may be time to transform them into something more functional.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Soak in the 'wellness' fiesta
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANSlife) Be a part of yoga celebration, off-beat meditation, music, health and wellness that will exhilarate and rejuvenate the mind, body and soul with 'Soul Project' festival to be held in the Delhi NCR on February 23.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Daily soap "Vidya" completes 100 episodes
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) The popular daily soap "Vidya" has completed 100 episodes and the actors are grateful to the audience for their love and support.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Follow these four A's to kick the butt
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANSlife) Addiction to nicotine or tobacco is one of the most common addictions world wide, and also the leading cause of oral and lung cancers besides other diseases.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Next-gen radiation therapy for cancer patients now in India
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Indraprastha Apollo Hospital in New Delhi on Friday launched the most advanced version of TomoTherapy Radixact X9-- the smartest radiation therapy to treat the most complicated cancer tumours.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
SC allows return of Rs 20 cr to Karti Chidambaram
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday allowed Congress MP Karti Chidambaram to withdraw Rs 20 crore, deposited in the registry of the top court, as a condition on him to grant permission to travel abroad.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kailash Gahlot set to create history from Najafgarh
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Najafgarh Assembly constituency in Delhi, with a major population of farmers and traders, has never elected an MLA twice, but the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) candidate Kailash Gahlot is looking to create a history after the party declared him the candidate for the seat second time in a row.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National
RJD demands scrapping of NPR notification in Bihar
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) The Leader of Opposition in Bihar and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav, on Friday, hit out at Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on National Population Register (NPR) notification and asked him to scrap it.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Xiaomi spins off POCO as an independent in brand India
Bengaluru, Jan 17 (IANS) Chinese handset maker Xiaomi on Friday announced it was spinning off its aspirational premium sub-brand POCO as a standalone brand, which will now operate independently with its own team and go-to market strategy in India.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Australia elect to bowl against India in Rajkot ODI (Toss)
Rajkot, Jan 17 (IANS) Australia captain Aaron Finch won the toss and elected to field in the second ODI against India at the Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium on Friday.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
IIT Kharagpur develops AI-powered tech for reading legal cases
Kharagpur, Jan 17 (IANS) Researchers at IIT Kharagpur have evolved an Artificial Intelligence-aided method to automate the reading of legal case judgments, the premier institute said in a statement on Friday.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Bihar,Immigration/Law/Rights,Education
Depressed Bihar man kills mother, wife, 3 minor daughters
Munger (Bihar), Jan 17 (IANS) A man in Bihar's Munger district has killed his own mother, wife and three minor daughters as he was suffering from depression after some documents of a shop that he owned went missing. The man also attempted suicide by jumping from the roof after killing the five, the police said on Friday.
2020-01-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident