• And it begins: Emraan Hashmi begins shooting for 'Captain Nawab'
    New Delhi , November 20 : Bollywood actor Emraan Hashmi has stepped into the shoes of an army officer for the first time as he has started filming for his highly anticipated movie 'Captain Nawab'.

  • SC seeks CBI's reply in Bansal family suicide case
    New Delhi , Nov.20 : The Supreme Court on Monday sought the Central Bureau of Investigation's (CBI) response within two weeks in connection with senior bureaucrat B.K. Bansal and his family's suicide case.

  • Hotel Sangeetha, DLF Branch, Chennai, issues clarification on food pricing
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Nov 20 : Hotel Sangeetha on Monday issued a press release saying "The prices of food items in our hotels have been reduced at the rate of 10 to 20 percent, consequent to the drastic slash of GST to 5 percent from 18 percent and 12 percent on hotels and restaurants."

  • 'Delectable' AbRam think's Big-B to be his dad's 'Papa'
    New Delhi , November 20 : Seems like AbRam is extremely convinced with dad Shah Rukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan's role in 'Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham', as the kid actually feels Big-B to be his dad's 'papa'.

  • MoS Defence pitches for 'zero tolerance' to terrorism
    New Delhi Nov.20 : Minister of State (MoS) Defence Subhash Bhamre on Monday said that there is zero tolerance to the terrorism.

  • Over 72,000 aspirants attend 'Job Mela' conducted in Nagaland
    Dimapur (Nagaland) , November 20 : A Nagaland Career Workshop and Job Mela was conducted at Agri Expo, 4th Mile, Dimapur.

  • Hockey Karnataka win 5-a-side Senior Men's National C'ship
    Pune , November 20 : Hockey Karnataka clinched the second edition of the Hockey India 5-a-side Senior Men's National Championship 2017 title after beating Hockey Haryana 4-3 in a tense penalty shootout here at the Chhatrapati Shivaji Stadium, Balewadi on Sunday.

  • 42nd International Congress of Military Medicine Begins
    New Delhi : The 42nd World Congress of the International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM) organised by the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS) under the aegis of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) began here today.

  • Languages should help build bridges of understanding: Vice President
    New Delhi : The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that language can help good governance because information and knowledge can create an enlightened citizenry. He was addressing the 16th Annual Convocation of Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha, in Hyderabad today.

  • Temple in Ayodhya, mosque in Lucknow, proposes Shia Waqf Board
    Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) , Nov 20 : The Uttar Pradesh Shia Central Waqf Board has come up with a proposal wherein they suggested to buid Ram temple at disputed Ayodhya site and the mosque in Lucknow.

  • Mulayam Singh says Lord Krishna worshipped more than Lord Ram
    Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) Nov.20 : In what can spark a fresh controversy, Samajwadi patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav has said that Lord Ram is worshipped only in north India while Lord Krishna is revered across India and abroad.

  • PAAS exposed after its clash with Congress: Gujarat CM
    Rajkot (Gujarat) Nov.20 : Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Monday said the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leaders, who were working as agents of Congress, have been exposed following their clash over ticket distribution.

  • Gujarat polls: Notification for second phase to be issued today
    New Delhi , November 20 : The notification for second phase of the Gujarat Assembly elections will be issued on Monday.

  • No nuclear strike in 2 months: Is Kim Jong-un unwell?
    Pyongyang [North Korea], Nov.20 : It seems like North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is not keeping well these days as the country has not launched any ballistic missile since last two months.

  • Six shops gutted in fire in Darjeeling
    Darjeeling (West Bengal) , November 20 : A major fire gutted six shops at Nehru road in West Bengal's Darjeeling district on Monday.

  • Zimbabwe: President Mugabe ends TV speech without resignation
    Harare [Zimbabwe], Nov 20 : Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe on Sunday night didn't announce his resignation instead said the country needs to
    return to normalcy.

  • Padmavati: BJP hopeful of 'amicable solution'
    Bangalore (Karnataka) , November 20 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said it is hopeful that the Centre and the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) will find an amicable solution to end the 'Padmavati' row.

  • Checkout the first look of Rakeysh Mehra's 'Mere Pyare Prime Minister'
    New Delhi , November 20 : Filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra shared the first poster of his upcoming film 'Mere Pyare Prime Minister', on Sunday.

  • Afghanistan trying to make peace with Pak: Ghani
    Kabul [Afghanistan], Nov 20 : Afghanistan President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has said that his government has taken necessary steps to maintain peace with Pakistan.

  • Unknown assailants kill four people in Nairobi
    Nairobi [Kenya], Nov 20 : At least four people were killed by unknown attackers in Kenya's capital Nairobi on Sunday.

  • Ed Sheeran woos audience in Mumbai concert
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , November 20 : Fans of the Grammy-award winning singer Ed Sheeran, finally got the chance to witness his live performance at Mumbai's Jio Gardens, on Sunday.

  • India's government the third most trusted
    New Delhi November 20 : Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Jagat Prakash Nadda praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's governance on Sunday, after India ranked third in World Economic Forum's list of most trusted governments.

  • Should have left UCLA players in Chinese jail: Trump
    Washington D.C. [United States], Nov 20 : United States President Donald Trump on Sunday lashed out at the father of a UCLA basketball player, who was arrested in China on shoplifting charges earlier this month.

  • American diplomat Howard Schaffer passes away
    Washington [United States], November 20 : A veteran American diplomat and South Asian expert, who served as an ambassador to Bangladesh, political counselor at American embassies in India and Pakistan, Howard B. Schaffer passed away on Sunday.

  • Gujarat polls: Congress releases first list of candidates
    Ahmedabad (Gujarat) Nov 19 : The Congress on Sunday released its first list of 77 candidates for the upcoming Gujarat Assembly Elections.

  • No film is bigger than culture: Amar Singh on Padmavati
    Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh) Nov. 19 : Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh said on Sunday that no film was bigger than culture, while speaking on 'Padmavati'.

  • Afghanistan win U-19 Asia cup creates history
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Nov. 19 : Afghanistan U-19 cricket team thrashed Pakistan on Sunday to bag the Asia Youth Cup trophy in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.

  • Zimbabwe's Mugabe asked to resign or face impeachment
    Harare [Zimbabwe], November 19 : President Robert Mugabe Robert Mugabe has been asked to step down from presidency and end his nearly four decades of rule, in a latest development in country's ongoing crisis.

  • ISL 2017-18: FC Goa defeat Chennaiyin FC in five-goal feast
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) India, November 19 : The fourth edition of the Hero Indian Super League (ISL) finally had plenty of goals as FC Goa put it across Chennaiyin FC 3-2 in their opening round clash at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai on Sunday.

  • Remains of animal resembling dinosaur found in Uttarakhand's Jaspur city
    Jaspur (Uttarakhand) , Nov. 19 : Remains of an animal resembling a dinosaur have been recovered in Uttarakhand's Jaspur city, said police on Sunday.

  • Kerala: Four RSS workers attacked in Kannur
    Kannur (Kerala) , November 20 : Four Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) workers were attacked in Kerala's Kannur district on Monday.

  • World's biggest toilet pot model unveiled in 'Trump village'
    Nuh (Haryana) , November 20 : For the first time in the country, 'World Toilet Day' was observed in Haryana where the world's biggest toilet pot model was unveiled at Marora, popularly known as the 'Trump village'.

  • Dimitrov sets sight on Grand Slam after ATP Finals triumph
    London [U.K], November 20 : Bulgaria's tennis star Grigor Dimitrov has set his sight on winning his first Grand Slam title after he clinched the biggest title of his career at the season-ending ATP World Tour Finals last evening.

  • NCP says will perform better in Guj polls without Cong
    Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , November 20 : In the wake of fallout between the Congress and the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), the latter on Monday said the grand old party had betrayed them, adding their party would perform better without any alliance.

  • Women activists condemn Tharoor's tweet on Manushi Chhillar
    New Delhi November 20 : The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Monday condemned Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's tweet about Miss World Manushi Chhillar and said as a politician he should think about public's interest instead of mocking at them.

  • Punjab: Fire breaks out in plastic manufacturing factory
    Ludhiana (Punjab) , November 20 : A major fire broke out in an industrial area of plastic manufacturing factory in Ludhiana's Sufia Chowk.

  • Swachh Bharat Mission celebrates World Toilet Day Countrywide
    New Delhi : On the occasion of World Toilet Day, large number of behaviour change and toilet usage activities were undertaken by the States and districts around the country as part of Swachh Bharat Mission.

  • PM's message on World Toilet Day
    New Delhi : Following is the text of Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi's message on World Toilet Day.

  • President of India in Arunachal Pradesh; Addresses special session of the state Legislative Assembly
    Itanagar : The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, addressed legislators at a special session of the Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly in Itanagar today (November 19, 2017). Addressing the legislators, the President urged them to remember that they had been elected as members of the Legislative Assembly to achieve the aspirations of the people of the State and to render public service. After election, they represented all citizens of their constituency, including those who may not have voted for them. As legislators, they are guardians of public interest and trust. It is their responsibility to make laws that improve the lives of people and to resolve issues of public concern. The President said that we are all citizens of a culturally rich and diverse country. There is such variety in food, clothing, customs and even religious traditions in India. And yet, this diversity is our strength and unites us. Whether it is Tirupati or Tarnetar or the Buddhist monastery of Tawang, it inspires every Indian and is a matter of pride for each of us. The President said that Arunachal Pradesh's experience of "unity in diversity" expresses our country's traditions beautifully. There are many ethnic and religious communities in the state, and they live together in harmony. This is an ideal for all Indians. The President said that being a border state, Arunachal Pradesh offers a unique opportunity to trade and do business with neighbouring countries. He expressed hope that Arunachal Pradesh would become a driver of India's trade and economic relations with ASEAN countries under the Act East Policy. Earlier in the day, the President graced the valedictory function of the completion of 40 years of the Vivekananda Kendra in Itanagar. Speaking on the occasion, the President praised the Vivekananda Kendra for commendable work in Arunachal Pradesh in the field of education. He was happy to note that the Vivekananda Kendra's schools had kept alive the guru-shishya tradition through the Gurukul system. They have maintained Indian culture through yoga, pranayama, meditation, Sanskrit and other legacies of our past. The President noted that the Vivekananda Kendra schools are a happy synthesis of our traditional knowledge and values and of modern science and technology.Text of President of India's address to legislators at a special session of the Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly in Itanagar. Text of President of India's address at the valedictory function of the completion of 40 years of the Vivekananda Kendra in Itanagar.

  • Pujara, third Indian to bat on all 5 days of Test match
    Kolkata , November 20 : Right-handed batsman Cheteshwar Pujara added yet another feather on his cap as he became the third Indian cricketer to bat on all five days of a Test match, during the opening match against Sri Lanka here at the Eden Gardens on Monday.

  • American Music Awards 2017: Who won what? Here's the list
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A], November 20 : The 2017 American Music Awards (AMA) were handed out today, honouring the best in music this year.

  • 'Admissions Are Open' in the first look of 'Student of the Year 2'
    New Delhi , November 20 : The wait is finally over and the race to become 'student of the year' has begun again.

  • Goa film festival to begin today
    Panaji (Goa) November 20 : Amidst much controversy, the 48th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will on Monday begin in Goa's Panaji, where around 200 films from over 80 countries will be screened.

  • Pakistan cannot hinder campaign against war crimes: WBO
    London (United Kingdom), November 20 : The World Baloch Organisation (WBO) said the attempts made by Pakistan and London governments to thwart the ongoing #FreeBalochistan campaign will not affect it.

  • Trump continues tirade against father of UCLA player
    Washington D.C. [United States], Nov 20 : United States President Donald Trump on Sunday continued his tirade against the father of one of the UCLA basketball players saying he should have waited until his next trip to China to negotiate for the player's release.

  • BJP corners Tharoor for his remark against Miss World
    Bangalore (Karnataka) , November 20 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday accused Congress leader Shashi Tharoor of politicising the victory of newly-crowned Miss World, Manushi Chhillar.

  • Trudeau to apologise to Canadians persecuted for being gay
    Ottawa [Canada], Nov 20 : Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, has announced that his Government will offer a formal apology to LGBTQ community for past injustices committed against them.

  • 'Padmavati': SC to hear plea against makers to remove 'objectionable' content
    New Delhi , November 20 : The Supreme Court on Monday will hear a plea filed by senior lawyer, Manohar Lal Sharma seeking direction to delete certain objectionable scenes from the movie, 'Padmavati'.

  • Delhi HC to hear Mukul Roy's plea seeking probe into 'phone tapping'
    New Delhi , November 20 : The Delhi High Court on Monday will hear the plea of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mukul Roy seeking investigation into his phones being allegedly tapped.

  • Gujarat polls: Patidars stage protest against Congress
    Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , November 20 : Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) workers in the late hours of Sunday protested against Congress Party in Ahmedabad and Surat, expressing dismay over ticket distribution ahead of assembly polls in the state.

  • Swaraj assures visa to ailing Pak nationals
    New Delhi , Nov 20 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has once again extended her helping hand and asked Indian High Commission in Islamabad to grant medical visa to three Pakistani nationals.

  • Court decision can't affect my bond with masses: Sharif
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Nov 20 : Ousted Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Sunday said that no decision of court could separate him and the people.

  • Padmavati row: Kshatriya Mahasabha burns effigies of Deepika, Bhansali
    Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh) , November 20 : In a show of protest against movie 'Padmavati', the members of Kshatriya Mahasabha on Sunday burnt effigies of the movie's director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and actress Deepika Padukone.

  • NCW to seek action against BJP media coordinator
    New Delhi , Nov 19 : The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Sunday said it will urge the Haryana Police to take against state Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Media Coordinator Suraj Pal Amu.

  • 48th IIFA to kick start tomorrow
    Panaji (Goa) , Nov 19 : The 48th International Film Festival of India (IIFA) is all set to kick start here from Monday and continue till November 28.

  • Police detain BJP workers for attacking CPI(M) office in Kerala
    Trivandrum (Kerala) Nov. 19 : At least seven Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers were detained by the police in Trivandrum on Sunday after the Communist Party of India (Marxist) district committee office was allegedly attacked by the workers today.

  • J-K: Shopkeepers affected after closure of Mughal road due to heavy snowfall
    Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir) , November 19 : After the closure of historical Mughal road in Jammu and Kashmir due to heavy snowfall, the business of local shopkeepers near the road has been affected due to loss of customers.

  • SP, BSP exploited Uttar Pradesh, says Adityanath
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Nov. 19 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath alleged on Sunday that the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) had exploited the state for their own gains and made local bodies a hub of corruption.

  • Ed Sheeran says SRK 'biggest' in Bollywood
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Nov 19 : Looks like Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, who is much-loved in India, has found a fan in International pop sensation Ed Sheeran.

  • Investigations underway in ransacking of Indian diplomat's house in Durban: MEA
    New Delhi , Nov.19 : Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) on Sunday said the investigations were currently underway in connection with the armed intrusion at the residence of Consul General of India in Durban.