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India to have physical jurisdiction over PoK someday: EAM
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Tuesday asserted that India's position has always been that Pakistan-occupied Kashmir is very much a part of India and that New Delhi expects to have physical jurisdiction over it in the future.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ex-IMF chief Lagarde wins EU approval to lead ECB
Paris, Sep 17 (IANS) Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) approved the recommendation of Christine Lagarde as the new head of the European Central Bank (ECB) in a plenary vote on Tuesday.
2019-09-17
Category: International, France,Business/Economy,Politics
Blast at Afghan President's rally kills 26 (2nd Lead)
Kabul, Sep 17 (IANS) At least 26 people were killed and 42 others wounded after a suicide bomber targeted a campaign rally of Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in the country's Parwan province on Tuesday. The Taliban claimed responsibility for the attack.
2019-09-17
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Wrestler Babita Phogat keen to contest Haryana polls
Chandigarh, Sep 17 (IANS) International wrestler and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) member Babita Phogat here on Tuesday said she was keen to contest the next Haryana Assembly polls and serve the society.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Tripura CM backs Shah's 'one nation, one language' call
Agartala, Sep 17 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has supported Union Home Minister Amit Shah's call for 'one nation, one language' and said he didn't believe English language was the only key to development.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Oil Cos. maintain check, petrol-diesel prices may not spike
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Consumers in India are unlikely to be overburdened with high retail price of auto fuels - petrol and diesel - following a spike in international crude prices that rose 19 per cent on Monday.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Happy birthday, Thalaiva! Tweeple wishes 'youth icon' Modi
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Twitterati on Tuesday celebrated the 69th birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in their own style, some praying for his good health and praising his exemplary leadership skills, others dedicating songs, creating memes and GIFs and sharing his memorable photos and videos.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Israel votes in 2nd parliamentary polls
Jerusalem, Sep 17 (IANS) People across Israel voted on Tuesday in the country's second parliamentary elections in five months after incumbent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's failed to form a government after the first polls in April.
2019-09-17
Category: International, Israel,Politics
PM Modi marks birthday releasing butterflies, amid nature
Ahmedabad, Sep 17 (IANS) From taking a stroll along the Sardar Sarovar Dam site, visiting a cactus garden in Narmada district, to releasing a basket full of fluttering butterflies into a Butterfly Garden in Kevadiya, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took part in numerous activities in Gujarat on Tuesday to mark his 69th birthday.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Politics
SC adjourns hearing on rebel Karnataka MLAs plea
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) After Supreme Court Justice M.M. Shantanagoudar recused the hearing of rebel Karnataka MLAs plea challenging their disqualification from the state Assembly, the top court on Tuesday adjourned the matter.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
All six Rajasthan BSP MLAs join Congress (2nd Lead)
Jaipur, Sep 17 (IANS) In a big jolt to Mayawati's Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) in Rajasthan, all of its six MLAs have joined the Congress.
2019-09-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Italy resuming a central role in Europe: EU Commissioner
Rome, Sep 16 (IANS/AKI) With its new left-leaning government, Italy, a founder member of the European Union, and the eurozone's third largest economy, is reprising its usual role as a leader of the 28-member bloc, EU Economy Commissioner-elect Paolo Gentiloni said on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Italy,Diplomacy,Politics
Cong plans pointsmen to regain Dalit votes in 3 poll-bound states
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Worried over the decline in the Dalit vote share, once considered party stronghold, the Congress is planning to appoint coordinators for all Scheduled Caste (SC) reserved seats, ahead of Maharashtra, Haryana and Jharkhand Assembly elections that are likely this year.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Veteran journalist Ajay Singh President's new Press Secy
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Veteran journalist Ajay Kumar Singh has been appointed as Press Secretary to the President of India.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Second edition of teachers training programmes unveiled
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry has launched the 2019 edition of the two national teachers training programmes the Leadership for Academics Programme (LEAP) 2019 and the Annual Refresher Programme in Teaching (ARPIT) 2019.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Will request NGT to allow beach shacks, says Goa CM
Panaji, Sep 16 (IANS) With Goa's tourism season set to kick off just a couple of weeks later, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday said that his government would plead before the National Green Tribunal for permission to set up beach shacks along the coastline.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Modi to start his 69th birthday with mother's blessing
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) September 17 is a special day in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's life -- it is his birthday. This Tuesday, as he will turn 69, Modi will fly to Gujarat, his home state.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Congress demands Gangwar's apology for 'North Indian' comments
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Congress party on Monday slammed Union Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar for his comments on North Indian youth, saying that the Minister should either apologise for his remarks or admit that the Central government believes that North Indian youth are essentially incapable.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Business/Economy
HC strikes down Yogi's move to shift 17 OBCs to SC list
Lucknow, Sep 16 (IANS) In a major setback to the Yogi Adityanath government, the Allahabad High Court on Monday stayed its decision to include 17 Other Backward Castes (OBC) in the Scheduled Castes (SC) list.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Mamata-Modi meet likely on Wednesday
Kolkata, Sep 16 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee would call on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Delhi tentatively on Wednesday to discuss the state's pending central grants and other demands, sources said here on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Rajasthan CM conducts aerial survey of flood-hit areas
Jaipur, Sep 16 (IANS) Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday conducted an aerial survey of the flood-hit regions of Kota, Bundi, Jhalawar and Dholpur districts.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Mugabe's body to be taken to rural home
Harare, Sep 16 (IANS) The body of former Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, who died in Singapore on September 6, is scheduled to be brought at his rural home in Zvimba on Monday.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Zimbabwe,Politics
Ratul Puri to stay in ED custody, allowed home-cooked food
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A CBI court here on Monday extended the Enforcement Directorate custody of Ratul Puri, relative of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, in the AgustaWestland case by three days.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Punjab CM asks Harsimrat to stop lying about Nanak event National/Politics/
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh here on Monday asked Akali leader Harsimrat Badal to desist from exploiting the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev for petty political gains by spreading falsehoods.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Religion
Telangana HC bars government from demolishing Errum Manzil
Hyderabad, Sep 16 (IANS) In a jolt to the Telangana government, the Telangana High Court on Monday directed it not to demolish the Errum Manzil, a heritage structure, for construction of a new Assembly building.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Iran doubles down on Saudi attack denial
Tehran, Sep 16 (IANS) Iran on Monday rebuked the US claims that it was behind drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's Aramco oil establishments that halved the country's oil output and sent prices skyrocketing.
2019-09-16
Category: International, Turkey,Diplomacy,Politics
Punjab to fill 19,000 vacancies on priority: CM
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday ordered that 19,000 vacancies in various departments be filled on a priority basis.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Race for Gandhi's legacy is to fool people: Rahi
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) While preparations are on for celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on October 2, 2019, both the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Congress are seeking to upstage each other to claim his legacy.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Himachal launches helpline for grievance redressal
Shimla, Sep 16 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday launched a helpline by dialling 1100, for the speedy and time-bound redressal of grievances by the use of latest technologies.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Will Modi drop in at Sangh event during his US visit?
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Narendra Modi and the Sangh go back a long way, so much so that present RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's father was one of the Indian Prime Minister's mentors during his formative years. So, little should it surprise that the ethos of the Sangh goes with Modi wherever he goes. But when a top RSS body based abroad holds its national level meeting in the US at the same time when Modi is visiting Washington, it's too much of a coincidence.
2019-09-16
Category: International, India,Diaspora,Politics
Punjab CM asks ministers to draw up action plans
Chandigarh, Sep 16 (IANS) With his government completing its half term, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday directed his ministers to draw up comprehensive action plans and engage more closely with the MLAs to give further impetus to the development works in their regions.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
SC allows Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit J&K
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday allowed senior Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad to visit Jammu and Kashmir for social work.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Delimitation in J&K to begin soon after assuming new status
Srinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) Fresh delimitation of Assembly constituencies in Jammu and Kashmir is right now the top priority of the central government so that elections are held in the Union Territory as soon as possible.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Democrats, Trump fail to agree on gun control Bill
Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) Top Democratic leaders and US President Donald Trump have failed to agree over a gun control legislation following a phone conversation.
2019-09-16
Category: International, United States,Politics
SC allows Tarigami to return to Srinagar
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday allowed Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami, who was admitted at the AIIMS for treatment, to return to Srinagar.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC directs Centre to restore normalcy in Kashmir
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Centre to ensure that normalcy is restored in Jammu and Kashmir and added that the restoration should be on selective basis keeping in mind national interest.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SC notices to Centre, J&K on Vaiko's plea seeking Farooq Abdullah's release
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Centre on MDMK General Secretary Vaiko's habeas corpus petition seeking the release of former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Farooq Abdullah from detention.
2019-09-16
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Farooq Abdullah detained under PSA, can go sans trial for 2 yrs
Srinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) In a major development in Kashmir, former Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Farooq Abdullah was on Monday detained under the Public Safety Act (PSA).
2019-09-16
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Trump's attendance at 'Howdy Modi' will emphasize strong ties with India
New Delhi/Washington, Sep 16 (IANS) The White House has confirmed President Donald Trump's attendance at the September 22 'Howdy Modi' event organised by the Indian diaspora in Houston, adding that his participation would be "a great opportunity to emphasize strong ties" between the two nations.
2019-09-16
Category: International, India,National,Politics
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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