• Girl, rescued from Bengaluru building collapse, passes away
    Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Oct. 19 : The three-year old girl, who was rescued from the Ejipura building collapse site earlier this week, passed away on Thursday due to multiple organ failure.

  • Siddaramaiah urges exemption of GST on handmade products
    New Delhi , Oct. 19 : Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday wrote to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, requesting him to exempt various categories of handmade products from the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

  • Mehbooba celebrates Diwali with orphans
    RS Pura (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct 19 : Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday celebrated Diwali at an orphanage located in the RS Pura Sector in Jammu.

  • NAB court indicts Nawaz, Maryam, Safdar in Avenfield reference
    Islamabad [Pakistan], October 19 : Former Pakistan prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz and her husband retired Captain Mohammad Safdar were indicted by an accountability court in Islamabad on Thursday.

  • Complaint filed against Kamal Hassan for his 'false' accusation on Siddha medicine
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Oct. 19 : A complaint has been filed with the Chennai police against actor Kamal Hassan for his alleged false comment about Nilavembu Kudineer, a herbal mixture to cure dengue.

  • Joel Crawford to direct 'The Croods 2'
    Los Angeles [U.S.A], Oct. 19 : The animated per-historic family has finally found its director.

  • It's triggering lot of unreleased pain: Oprah Winfrey on Harvey Weinstein allegations
    Los Angeles [U.S.A], Oct. 19 : Former Television host Oprah Winfrey has finally opened up about the gigantic sexual assault claims that have been made against studio mogul Harvey Weinstein.

  • Bastar Police celebrates Diwali with villagers with fervour
    Bijapur (Chhattisgarh), Oct 19 : Chhattisgarh's Bastar Police yesterday celebrated the festival of lights, Diwali, in Naxal prone area with villagers and the security forces that are combating against Naxalism.

  • China assures neighbours to resolve disputes through dialogue
    Beijing [China], Oct.19 : Chinese President Xi Jinping has assured neighbouring countries that Beijing is ready to resolve its disputes through dialogue, but not at the expense of its strategic interests.

  • Quebec prohibits face veils in public services
    Montreal [Canada], Oct.19 : Canada's Quebec province has prohibited government workers and anyone receiving government services from covering their faces.

  • SC's cracker ban has hampered lives of workers, manufacturers: RSS
    New Delhi , Oct. 19 : The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Thursday criticised the decision of the Supreme Court to ban firecrackers in the national capital and urged that the court to review its decision.

  • Environmental scientist Schellnhuber receives Blue Planet Prize
    Tokyo [Japan], Oct.19 : The world's most prestigious award for pioneers in environmental science was given to Hans Joachim Schellnhuber this week in Tokyo.

  • Muslim cleric backs fatwa banning posting pictures on social media
    New Delhi [National], Oct 19 : Muslim cleric Mufti Mukkaram on Thursday came out in support of the recent fatwa issued by Darul Uloom Deoband which bans Muslims from posting pictures on social media sites.

  • Felt like my first game again, says AB post whirlwind 176
    Johannesburg [South Africa], Oct. 19 : Swashbuckling South Africa batsman AB de Villiers, who smashed a career-best 176 to set up a series-clinching 104-run against Bangladesh, has said he was quite nervous and it felt like his first knock for the team when he walked out to bat at 90/2.

  • Sushma gifts medical visas to Pak patients on Diwali
    New Delhi , October 19 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on the occasion of Diwali assured to give clearance to all pending medical visa applications.

  • Many areas of world at risk of bone health: Study
    Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 19 : According to a new systematic review of research data ahead of World Osteoporosis Day on October 20, there are many areas of the world with risk to bone health.

  • BJP creating divisiveness in society: BSP
    New Delhi , Oct. 19 : The Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on Thursday accused Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Vinay Katiyar of creating divisiveness in society by declaring that the Taj Mahal had been built over a Hindu Temple.

  • Morgan Freeman to play Colin Powell in upcoming war drama
    Los Angeles [U.S.A], Oct. 19 : Hollywood legend Morgan Freeman is all set to play the role of former U.S. Secretary of State Colin Powell in a biopic titled 'Powell'.

  • Stand out from the crowd this festive season
    New Delhi , Oct 19 : Festivals bring in a lot of excitement and merriment bringing with them the spirit of dressing up! Every day leading up to Diwali and after is special in the festive calendar.

  • No one can question my faith: Yogi slams Oppn. for criticising Diwali celebrations
    Ayodhya (Uttar Pradesh) , Oct. 19 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday slammed the Opposition for criticizing the grand Diwali celebrations which took place in the temple town of Ayodhya Yesterday.

  • MSRTC strike enters third day
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 19 : Strike by the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) demading implementation of 7th pay commission entered its third day on Thursday.

  • Air quality in Delhi reaches hazardous level
    New Delhi , October 19 : Air quality in the national capital remained on the negative side on the occasion of Diwali, on Thursday.

  • Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 hits Jammu and Kashmir
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , October 19 : An earthquake of magnitude 4.7 hit the Jammu and Kashmir in the early hours of Thursday.

  • BJP flogging dead horse, says Congress on Bofors
    New Delhi , October 19 : Congress on Wednesday observed that Bharatiya Janata Party raising the Bofors case is like flogging the dead horse.

  • Aadhar should be made mandatory, says Madhya Pradesh food minister
    Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , October 19 : Two days after a minor girl in Jharkhand allegedly died of starvation as her family did not have Aadhar-linked ration card, Madhya Pradesh food minister Om Prakash Dhurve on Thursday said the Aadhar should be made mandatory.

  • Paytm reports Mega-Dhanteras sale
    New Delhi , Oct 19 : Mobile wallet company Paytm on Wednesday said it witnessed a significant increase in business during Dhanteras.

  • J and K: Army jawans light up border to celebrate Diwali
    Poonch (Jammu and Kashmir) , October 19 : Jawans of the Indian Army lit up border in Poonch sector of Jammu and Kashmir to celebrate festival of lights, Diwali, on Thursday.

  • SUV rams into crowd in Ukraine, kills six
    Kharkiv [Ukraine] Oct 19 : Six people were killed after a Lexus SUV rammed into a crowd here on Wednesday.

  • Trump denies insulting widow of American soldier
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] Oct 19 : United States President Donald Trump has denied insulting widow of an American soldier.

  • Ilayathalapathy Vijay's fans, pro-Kannada activists clash in Bengaluru
    Bengaluru (Karnataka) October 19 : Tamil actor Ilayathalapathy Vijay's fans allegedly clashed with pro-Kannada activists outside a theatre in Malleshwaram on Wednesday.

  • ONGC hopeful of 10pct import reduction by 2022
    New Delhi , Oct. 19 : Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of ONGC, Shashi Shanker on Thursday said that the initiatives in the oil and gas sector in India need to implemented, keeping in mind Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of reducing import quantity by 10 percent by 2022.

  • OROP will be implemented in stages: PM Modi
    Bandipora (Jammu and Kashmir) , Oct. 19 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is celebrating Diwali with army and Border Security Force troops in the Gurez Valley here, said the One Rank One Pension Scheme will be rolled out in stages.

  • India condemn terror attacks in Afghanistan
    New Delhi , October 19 : India condemning the attack on the Afghan National Army base in Kandahar province lambasted Pakistan for providing safe havens to the terrorists.

  • PM Modi exchanges Diwali sweets, pleasantries with soldiers in Gurez Sector
    Bandipora (Jammu and Kashmir) , Oct. 19 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi exchanged sweets and pleasantries with army soldiers and Border Security Force (BSF) personnel in the Gurez Valley of Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora District on Thursday on the occasion of Diwali.

  • Maharashtra govt releases Rs 4,000 crore under farm loan waiver scheme
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Oct 19 : The Maharashtra government on Thursday released Rs 4,000 crores under the first phase of the farm loan waiver scheme. It is expected to benefit more than eight lakh farmers of the state.

  • May there be light: B-town celebs extend Diwali wishes
    New Delhi , Oct 19 : Like every festival, Bollywood celebs are sending out their good wishes to fans for Diwali.

  • Not all love marriages are 'love jihads', observes Kerala HC
    Kochi (Kerala), Oct 19 : All love marriages should not be termed as 'love-jihad', observed the Kerala High Court on Thursday while hearing a petition with regard to an inter-religious marriage of Kannur-native Sruthi and Anees Hammed.

  • Nepal worships "Cow" and "Goddess Laxmi" on third day of Tihar
    Kathmandu [Nepal], Oct.19 : The cow is regarded as the mother in Hindu mythology and is being worshipped in Nepal on the third day of the Yamapanchak or the Tihar.

  • Cyber spy groups moving towards using supply chain attacks
    New Delhi , Oct.19 : A senior researcher at the Moscow-based Kaspersky Lab Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT), has warned that cyber espionage groups are not just after personal data anymore, but also attacking financial institutions in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region.

  • Women activist says movie 'Padmavati' is fictitious, no distortion
    Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) , October 19 : A women activist has condemened the Rajput Karni Sena for consistently being oppose to the fictitious form of the movie 'Padmavati'.

  • Goods train derails in Mathura, Delhi-Agra route disrupted
    Mathura , Oct 19 : Two bogies of a goods train derailed near Mathura Railway station on Thursday, affecting the Delhi-Agra rail route.

  • Nation decks up to celebrate Diwali today
    New Delhi , Oct 19 : The nation today celebrates the festival of lights, Diwali. Celebrations are in full force across the nation.

  • Fire breaks out at LIC building in Kolkata
    Kolkata (West Bengal), Oct 19 : A massive fire broke out at Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) building in Kolkata's Jawaharlal Nehru Road on Thursday morning.

  • Army organises Jashn -e-Kokernag to strengthen jawan-awam relationship
    Kokernag (Anantnag) , Oct 19 : 19 batch Rashtriya Rifles of the Indian Army on Thursday organised 'Jashn-e-Breng' festival in Kokernag village of the Anantnag district to promote peace and brotherhood between security forces and the local population.

  • 41 soldiers killed by Taliban at Kandahar army camp
    Kabul [Afghanistan], Oct.19 : At least 41 Afghan soldiers were killed by the Taliban in two suicide car bombings at an army camp in Kandahar.

  • FIFA U-17 WC: Need to work on concentration lapse, insists Brazil coach
    Kochi (Kerala) , Oct. 19 : As Brazil gear up to face Germany in the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, head coach Carlos Amadeu has underlined the points his team to work on when they face the side against whom they won the gold medal in the Rio Olympics 2016.

  • PM Modi to celebrate Diwali with army soldiers in Gurez
    New Delhi , Oct. 19 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be celebrating Diwali with Indian Army soldiers in North Kashmir's Bandipora district.

  • Johanna Konta ends 2017 season, announces split with coach Wim Fisette
    Paris [France], Oct. 19 : World No. 10 Johanna Konta has put an end to her 2017 season due to a lingering foot injury and a mutual split from coach Wim Fisette.

  • Ish Sodhi replaces injured Todd Astle in New Zealand squad
    Mumbai (Maharashtra), Oct. 19 : A groin strain has ruled out leg-spinner Todd Astle from the New Zealand's upcoming ODI and T20 series against India.

  • Inflammation may train skin to heal faster, suggests study
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Oct. 19 : In a recent research, the scientists found that stem cells help skin close recurring wounds faster.

  • Engineered proteins lower body weight in rats, primates
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Oct. 19 : An engineered protein is a protein that has been produced as by scientists, through deliberate design.

  • Fire breaks out in Mumbai mall
    Mumbai (Maharshtra) , October 19 : Fire broke out at a cloth shop at Om Gopal Mall in Dadar area of Mumbai, late last night around 1:30am.

  • President, PM greet nation on Diwali
    New Delhi , Oct 19, : President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter on Thursday to extend their greetings on the auspicious festival of Diwali.

  • Suspect in Maryland shooting apprehended
    Maryland [United States], October 19 : A man suspected of killing three co-workers and critically wounding three other people in a two-state shooting spree earlier in the day, has been taken into custody, the city police said.

  • Taj Mahal sits on stolen property: Subramanian Swamy
    New Delhi , October 19 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Wednesday said he has access to documents that suggest the property where Taj Mahal was built was stolen by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan from kings of Jaipur.

  • Every threat to peace in Middle East connected to Iran: Nikki Haley
    New York [U.S.A.] Oct 19 : United States Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Nikki Haley on Wednesday said that every threat to peace in Middle East was connected to Iran.

  • Central African Republic situation far from media spotlight: UN Chief
    New York [U.S.A.] Oct 19 : The situation in Central African Republic is far away from the media spotlight, United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday.

  • Nothing is impossible for women to achieve, says India's first woman WWE wrestler Kavita Devi
    Jalandhar (Punjab) , October 19 : Kavita Devi, who became the first Indian woman to sign with World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE)-- world's biggest platform for wrestlers-- asserted that nothing was impossible for women to achieve.

  • 'Trump used Obama's plan to defeat ISIS in Raqqa'
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] Oct 19 : A top official of former President Barack Obama has said that President Donald Trump has used Obama's plan to kick the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) out of Raqqa.

  • Naidu arrives in Chicago on first leg of three-nation tour
    Chicago [U.S], October 19 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday arrived in Chicago on the first leg of his 9-day tour of United States, United Kingdom and United Arab Emirates.