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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
Bahamas dodge new storm, continues Dorian recovery
San Juan, Sep 15 (IANS) The Bahamas has dodged a new tropical storm that appeared to threaten the island groups which were devastated by hurricane Dorian earlier this month, as the tiny Caribbean nation continues to recover.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Security beefed up along the LoC over Pak's aggressive stance
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Indian Army has intensified its presence along the Line of Control (LoC) in view of Pakistan's increased aggressive posture along with direct and indirect threats of war ever since Parliament ended special status of Jammu and Kashmir on August 6.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Indians wake up to benefits of 'desi ghee' for stronger bones
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) All the members of New Delhi-based S. Rahul's family are health-conscious. That's the reason why olive oil bottles, often perceived to be a healthier option compared to other cooking oils, made way to their kitchen. Three years ago, this family made a switch to "desi ghee" (clarified butter), again apparently because of its health benefits.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Warner a certainty for Aus summer despite poor form: Ponting
London, Sep 15 (IANS) His abysmal form notwithstanding, senior opener David Warner will continue to be a part of the Australian team when they embark on their home summer with the test series against Pakistan, former captain Ricky Ponting has said.
2019-09-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Lenovo focuses on consumer experience for voice, 5G in PCs
Berlin, Sep 15 (IANS) Chinese tech major Lenovo, the worlds top personal computer maker, is focusing on bringing voice capability to its PCs, and will be shipping its first 5G personal computer early next year, said a top company official.
2019-09-15
Category: International, Germany,Science/Tech,Technology
Govt focusing on development of J&K, terrorists creating hurdles
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) After ending the special status of Jammu and Kashmir, the central government has been focusing on implementing various developmental schemes but terror groups are creating hurdles by threatening people and stopping them from carrying out normal day-to-day activities.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Security forces maintain dominance in J&K as Pak attempts to disturb peace
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Despite Pakistans desperate attempts to fuel trouble in Jammu and Kashmir, security forces have maintained dominance on the situation there ever since the states special status was abolished about 40 days back.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
11 UP districts report 'deadly' malaria strain
Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) Eleven districts in Uttar Pradesh have reported cases of the 'deadly' plasmodium falciparum (PF) malaria this year.
2019-09-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
England take control on Day 3, lead balloons to 382 (Roundup)
London, Sep 14 (IANS) England on Day 3 put themselves firmly in the driver's seat in the final Ashes Test at the The Oval. Joe Denly missed out his maiden Test ton by six runs but his effort, combined with those of Ben Stokes and Jos Buttler, helped the hosts extend their lead to 382.
2019-09-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Backing martyred soldiers' families national duty: Rajnath
Surat, Sep 14 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said it is "our national duty to stand by the families of martyred soldiers".
2019-09-14
Category: India, Gujarat,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Imran feigns ignorance about persecution of Uighur Muslims in China
Islamabad, Sep 14 (IANS) While Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has been appealing to the global Muslim community to rise up and censure India over Kashmir, he has surprisingly feigned ignorance of the largescale persecution of Uighur Muslims by close friend China.
2019-09-14
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Yogi transfers five officers for neglecting work
Chitrakoot, Sep 14 (IANS) UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has transferred five officers -- Chief Medical Superintendent, Chief Medical Officer and three Sub-Divisional Magistrates -- for negligence during his visit to the Chitrakoot district on Saturday.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Security beefed up along LoC over Pak's aggressive stance
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Army has intensified its presence along the Line of Control (LoC) following Pakistan's direct and indirect threats of war ever since Parliament withdrew special status to Jammu and Kashmir by reading down Article 370 of the Constitution.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Hyderabad cops giving helmets instead of challans
Hyderabad, Sep 14 (IANS) At a time when imposition of heavy fines for violation of traffic rules is evoking public anger in parts of the country, Rachakonda police commissionerate in Greater Hyderabad is trying an innovative method to make the motorists follow the rules.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kashmiri Pandits pay homage to martyrs, vow to return home
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The Kashmiri Pandits observed the "martyrs day" and resolved to continue the fight to reclaim the homeland, here on Saturday.
2019-09-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Kashmir,Politics
Advani beats Russell to enter World Billiards final
Mandalay (Myanmar), Sep 14 (IANS) Indias leading cueist Pankaj Advani beat Englands Mike Russell 5-2 to seal his place in the final of the IBSF World Billiards Championship here on Saturday.
2019-09-14
Category: International, Myanmar,Sports,Other Sports