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DU Vice Chancellor suspended, pro-VC asked to preside
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Vice Chancellor of Delhi University has been suspended on President Ram Nath Kovind's orders, the union education ministry said on Wednesday, amid a major row over appointments that spawned an ugly power tussle.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Two gun-runners arrested in Delhi, 19 pistols seized
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Two members of an interstate arms syndicate were arrested by the Delhi Police's Special Cell and 19 pistols seized from them, police said.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sharad Malhotra: Could never see myself playing quintessential bad boy
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) The telly audience love Sharad Malhotra for his good boy roles. The actor says he could never see himself playing the quintessential bad boy on screen.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Mumbai Police's FIR against Sushant's sisters vitiated and bad in law: CBI
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday slammed the Mumbai Police for registering an FIR against late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's sisters on the complaint of Rhea Chakraborty, saying it is "vitiated" and "bad in law".
2020-10-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tiger Shroff gears up for Baaghi 4 and Heropanti 2
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) Actor Tiger Shroff will soon start working on the action drama Baaghi 4, as well as the sequel to his debut film, Heropanti,
2020-10-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Mani Ratnam, Jayendra Panchapakesan back anthology aiding Covid-hit Tamil film workers
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Filmmakers Mani Ratnam and Jayendra Panchapakesan have united to present the Tamil anthology film Navarasa, the proceed of which will go towards the well-being of film workers in Tamil cinema who are hit by the Covid pandemic.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Haryana RERA penalises several realtors for malpractices
Chandigarh, Oct 28 (IANS) Acting tough, the Haryana Real Estate Regulatory Authority has penalised several colonisers for indulging in malpractices.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy
Driven by Nord, OnePlus India ships 10 lakh smartphones in Q3
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) OnePlus crossed 10 lakh smartphone shipments in a single quarter for the first time ever, in the third quarter this year, a new report said on Wednesday.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
J&K Lt Guv denies reports on agri land, launches MIS for apples
Srinagar, Oct 28 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Wednesday assured that no agricultural land would be alienated to any non-resident person and launched the Market Intervention Scheme (MIS)-2020 for the apple crop in the Valley.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Lara Dutta recalls how Bengaluru welcomed her after Miss Universe win
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) Actress Lara Dutta Bhupathi on Wednesday walked down memory lane and recalled returning to her hometown Bengaluru after winning the Miss Universe title in 2000.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Most madrassas in India still stuck in medieval period; students unemployable
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Ashera Bibi, a native of West Bengal, has moved out of the state in search of livelihood. But her three children continue to live in a small village in Nadia district in Bengal. She is adamant not to relocate them.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Al-Qaeda increases focus on Kashmir, India needs to remain firm
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Abu Mohsin Al-Misri, Al Qaedas second in command in the Indian sub-continent, was killed in the central Ghazni province, some 150 km south of the capital of Kabul, on October 25.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Bigg Boss 14: Rahul Vaidya is 'big trash' on the show, says Karan Patel
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) Actor Karan Patel has slammed singer and Bigg Boss 14 contestant Rahul Vaidya after his big fight with fellow housemate Jasmin Bhasin, and called him disgusting.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Tata Group's Rs 5K cr electronics parts unit coming up in TN
Chennai, Oct 28 (IANS) The Tata Group has decided to set up an electronics component manufacturing unit in Tamil Nadu, at an outlay of about Rs 5,000 cr, a state government official said.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Samsung ends Xiaomi's dream run, wears India smartphone crown in Q3
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) It took Samsung two years to end Xiaomis winning streak in the India smartphone market, as the South Korean major recaptured the top slot in the third quarter (July-September period) with 24 per cent share, as the Chinese major logged 23 per cent market share, a Counterpoint Research report said on Wednesday.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Vikram Sood's 'The Ultimate Goal' lifts veil on the world's best kept secrets
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Vikram Sood's 'The Ultimate Goal' lifts the veil on the world's best-kept secrets. This world could be just one large simulated reality, is a metaphysical idea. But after reading former chief of India's external spy agency Research & Analysis Wing (RAW), Vikram Sood's latest page-turner, 'The Ultimate Goal', one is left with the feeling that the geopolitical world too, is like a matrix where most people live without the awareness of its true nature and reality.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Aarogya Setu's active users plummet due to pandemic fatigue: MyGov CEO (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Due to the pandemic fatigue, the number of people checking the Aarogya Setu App has come down, Abhishek Singh, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at MyGov and Digital India Corporation, said on Tuesday and requested people to become more vigilant and use it.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Delhi's Covid surge: Blame it on laxity, pollution & festivities
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) While the spread of Covid-19 seems to be subsiding nationally, its tally is burgeoning in the capital city consistently for the last few days. Delhi witnessed the highest single day spike till date on Tuesday with 4853 new infections and 44 deaths reported. The tally in the national capital has crossed 3.64 lakhs.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
71% of Indians expect firms to fast-track digital initiatives: Report
Bengaluru, Oct 28 (IANS) About 71 per cent of Indians expect companies to accelerate digital initiatives, said a new report on Wednesday which showed the many ways customer engagement is changing amid crises.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Why BSP is a party prone to splits?
Lucknow, Oct 28 (IANS) The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) has a tendency to split at regular intervals and the revolt of five MLAs on Wednesday is the fourth in the series.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Recovery, restoration of cyber data underway, says Dr Reddy's
Hyderabad, Oct 28 (IANS) Pharma major Dr Reddy's on Wednesday said that recovery and restoration of all applications and data is underway following the last week's cyber-attack.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine,Technology
Parliamentary panel's members grill Twitter officials on map row
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) A Joint Committee of Parliament on Wednesday grilled four representatives of Twitter for around two hours on the map row after they appeared before the panel.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media,Politics
Actress abduction case: Victim seeks trial in different court
Kochi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Malayalam film actress who was allegedly abducted in 2017, on Wednesday approached the Kerala High Court to seek the trial in the case be shifted out of the present special court where proceedings are underway.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi govt's anti-pollution campaign from Nov 2
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Delhi government is all set to launch the 'Red Light On, Gaadi Off' campaign in all the 272 wards here from November 2 in a move to reduce pollution in the national capital.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Facebook's Workplace brings new features on its platform
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Enterprise social platform Workplace from Facebook on Wednesday said that it has brought in a number of user-friendly updates to enable faster connectivity, accessibility, and better post creation to further ease user experience.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Make your equipment-free workout effective
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANSlife) If you think going to a gym and using equipment is the only way to an effective workout, think again! "Your body" is the greatest equipment you need for a work out and most of the times it is the only equipment you need.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Jewellery trends for Karwachauth
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANSlife) Karwachauth is a special occasion for married couples. In addition to its symbolic importance, women also lay emphasis on how they look.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
46.29% voting recorded till 3 pm in Bihar (Third lead)
Patna, Oct 28 (IANS) Polling for the first phase of elections in the Bihar Assembly elections gathered momentum on Wednesday afternoon. Voting started at a sluggish pace due to technical glitches at some of the polling booths.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
New hiring trends in IT industry
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANSlife) Each change is a step towards transformation. Ever since the pandemic interrupted our lives, the shift to remote working has not just altered the place where we work from but also its criteria for execution and manner of implementation.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
All it takes to start a new venture amidst the pandemic
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANSlife) At a time when popular restaurants and cafes are struggling to get back to their feet, opening up a new venture when revenues are expected to be only about 30 per cent of pre-COVID levels, means preparing to bleed cash till business comes back to at least 80-90 percent, at which point a restaurant can make money, says Mayank Bhatt, Brand Head of SOCIAL. The chain of cafes owned by Impresario Handmade Restaurants has launched two new outlets in Delhi and Chandigarh.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
'Unconventional, agile and tech-driven strategies to help reboot consumer industry'
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The COVID-19 pandemic had brought about a paradigm shift in consumer behaviour and brands would need to adapt to this change by rebooting their businesses and adopting a 'phygital' approach with omni channel presence to capitalise in the new environment, a Deloitte-FICCI Reboot report said on Wednesday.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Cong compares Munger incident with Jallianwala firing
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday flayed the Bihar government while comparing the Munger incident with the Jallianwala Bagh massacre and asked if participation in Durga Puja festivities was a crime in the country.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
SC stays FIR against scribe who covered protests in Morena in 2018
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed an FIR registered against a journalist who covered the protests in Morena, Madhya Pradesh, in 2018.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Govt must support India's manufacturing sector
Though India has emerged as the fastest-growing major economy over the past few years, its growth has primarily been driven by its services sector which contributes close to 55 per cent to the country's GDP compared to the manufacturing sector whose share in the GDP has stagnated at around 16 per cent. The government has also shared its intention of turning India into a manufacturing powerhouse and raising the share of manufacturing in India's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to 20 per cent by 2025.
2020-10-28
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Current India U-16 batch can qualify for U-17 FIFA WC, says Vikram Singh
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Former India U-16 team captain Vikram Partap Singh believes that the current batch under head coach Bibiano Fernandes is better than his own batch that was 90 minutes away from direct qualification for the FIFA U-17 World Cup two years ago.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Stephen Alter's 'Wild Himalaya' wins environmental award at Canadian festival
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Prolific writer Stephen Alter has won the prestigious Mountain Environment and Natural History Award at the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival 2020 in Alberta, Canada, for his book "Wild Himalaya" (Aleph) that brings alive the greatest mountain range on earth in all its terrifying beauty, grandeur and complexity.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National
Acer unveils new laptops with 11th Gen Intel chips in India
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Taiwanese major Acer on Wednesday unveiled a range of laptops with the latest 11th Gen Intel processors aimed at consumers looking for power-packed performance in an ultra-thin design at a starting price of Rs 54,999.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Om Puri honoured at India International Film Festival of Boston
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Late actor Om Puri was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the third India International Film Festival of Boston (IIFFB 2020).
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Over 18% voting as glitches in 75 EVMs hassle Bihar voters (2nd Ld)
Patna, Oct 28 (IANS) Even as the Election Commission said that 18.48 per cent polling was recorded till 11 am during the first phase of Bihar Assembly elections in 71 constituencies on Wednesday, voters in some districts faced inconvenience due to technical glitches in EVMs.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Covid-19 pose additional challenges for patients with Gaucher
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic has ushered in a new normal the world over and has thrown up challenges of varying magnitude. In the healthcare domain, India is grappling with various challenges especially when it comes to the field of rare diseases.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Microsoft, NSDC to empower over 1L women with digital skills
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Microsoft on Wednesday announced a collaboration with the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to skill more than one lakh underserved women in India over the next 10 months.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Education
Tata Mumbai Marathon 2020 raises over Rs 45Cr for philanthropic causes
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) Tata Mumbai Marathon 2020 has surpassed all previous records by raising Rs 45.90 crores for charity, this has been announced by United Way Mumbai, the event's philanthropy partner.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Athletics
Grand Alliance seeks Nitish's dismissal over Munger incident
Patna, Oct 28 (IANS) Even as the voting for the first phase of the Bihar Assembly was underway on Wednesday, the Mahagathbandhan (Grand Alliance) sought the dismissal of the Nitish Kumar government over the death of a youth during a violent clash in Munger while immersion of Durga idol was going on.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Divya Dutta wanted to be like Mr Bachchan as a child
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) Actress Divya Dutta wanted to be like Amitabh bachchan as a child.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
ED takes Kerala CM's ex-secretary in custody as HC refuses bail
Kochi, Oct 28 (IANS) Minutes after the Kerala High Court on Wednesday refused anticipatory bail to the former secretary of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, M.Sivasankar was taken into custody by the ED from an ayurveda centre in the state capital.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Toonz & Russian Studio tie up for new animation series
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 28 (IANS) SMF (Soyuzmultfilm) Studio, Russia's oldest and most prestigious production company on Wednesday signed up with global animation leaders Toonz Media Group for a strategic partnership to co-produce a brand new animation series.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
YouTube in India hits 325 million monthly unique viewers
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Google-owned YouTube on Wednesday said the platform is now being watched by over 325 million unique viewers (over 18 and above) month on month in India and it is the top platform for accessing videos in regional languages in the country.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Ransomware attack hits Indian IT managers' confidence too: Survey
Mumbai, Oct 28 (IANS) Struggling to recruit and retain skilled cyber security professionals as ransomware attacks multiply, 35 per cent Indian IT managers feel they are significantly behind when it comes to understanding cyber threats, a new survey said on Wednesday.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology,Defence/Security
Bihar Minister Prem Kumar in trouble for wearing lotus mask
Patna, Oct 28 (IANS) Senior BJP leader and Bihar Agriculture Minister Prem Kumar landed in a controversy after he visited a polling booth wearing lotus flower printed face mask while casting his vote.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
IPL world's best tournament: Ganguly over the moon with ratings
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has been overwhelmed with the response which the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) is getting in terms of viewership and ratings.
2020-10-28
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket