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  • Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul help India close Day 4 with lead
    Kolkata (West Bengal) , Nov 19 : Outstanding batting from openers Shikhar Dhawan and KL Rahul helped India capitalise a good score of 171-1 in their second innings of the series' first Test match, being played at Eden Gardens here.

  • Deferring Padmavati's release just a ploy to befool us: Karni Sena chief
    Jaipur (Rajasthan) , November 19 : Hours after the release date of Sanjay Leela Bhansali-directed 'Padmavati' was deferred, Rajput Karni Sena chief Lokendra Singh Kalvi said it was just a ploy to befool them.

  • Tributes pour in as AC/DC co-founder Malcolm Young passes away
    Canberra [Australia], November 19 : AC/DC co-founder and legendary musician Malcolm Young passed away on Saturday. The guitarist had been suffering from dementia for the last three years.

  • CiCo diet can be an unhealthy way to lose weight: Experts
    Washington DC [USA], November 19 : Beware if you are trying to lose weight with the recently-introduced 'Calories In, Calories Out' (CiCo) diet, as according to experts because of the low nutrient value, a person is more likely to become anaemic and deficient in a host of vitamins and minerals.

  • Five fintech platforms which will make all your honeymoon dreams come true
    New Delhi , November 19 : Goa and Mauritius are now passe, as couples, just like their wedding, want their honeymoon to be special too and are ready to go to Venice, Paris, and even Bahamas.

  • Train services to remain suspended in Kashmir today
    Kashmir (Jammu and Kashmir) , November 19 : Train services will remain suspended on Sunday in Kashmir Valley due to security reasons, the Railway PRO said.

  • Tibetan cardigans spreading warmth among citizens in Surat
    Surat (Gujarat) , November 19 : With the winter season setting up, Gandhi Circle, Chowk Bazaar of Surat is abuzz with Tibetan traders.

  • Govt will appoint highest number of HC judges this year: Ravi Shankar Prasad
    Bhubaneswar (Odisha) , Nov 19 : Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Sunday that the government was in the process of appointing highest number of high court judges in a single year, breaking the 30-year-old record of 126.

  • Indian Army urges local terrorists to give up militancy
    Srinagar (J-K) , Nov.19 : The Indian Army and Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday called for peace in the valley and urged the local terrorists to give up militancy.

  • AISA to protest over shift merger at Dyal Singh College
    New Delhi , November 19 : The All India Students Association (AISA), along with the students of the Dyal Singh College and professors of the morning college, will hold a protest on Monday against the conversion of the evening college into a morning one.

  • BCCI should trust NADA: Rajyavardhan Rathore
    New Delhi , November 19 : Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Sunday said the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) should have trusted the National Anti-Doping Agency, just like every other sports body in the country did.

  • David Cassidy hospitalised with multiple organ failure
    Washington DC [USA], November 19 : Hollywood star David Cassidy has been hospitalised in Florida and is reportedly in a critical condition due to multiple organ failure.

  • Medical college students fined for ragging
    Patna (Bihar) , Nov 19 : At least 54 students of girls' hostel in Darbhanga Medical College have been fined Rs 25,000 each for allegedly ragging their juniors.

  • British rider Daniel Hegarty dies in crash at Motorcycle GP
    London [UK], Nov 19 : British rider Daniel Hegarty has been killed in a crash during the Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix.

  • Tax culture should be increased in India: Dharmendra Pradhan
    Cuttack (Odisha) , November 19 : Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday said the tax culture should be increased for the development of the country.

  • Padmavati protests spill over to Delhi
    New Delhi , November 19 : Continuing the string of revolts against Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film 'Padmavati', members of the Akhil Bharatiya Kshatriya Mahasabha on Sunday staged a protest against the release of the film, in the national capital.

  • 54 students from Darbhanga Medical College fined for ragging
    Patna (Bihar) , Nov 19 : At least 54 students of girls' hostel in Darbhanga Medical College have been fined Rs 25,000 each for allegedly ragging their juniors.

  • This Swiss city is the most Instagrammed place in the world in the winter
    London [UK], November 19 : Bern, a city in Switzerland, has been the most popular location to Instagram when the winter season gets in.

  • 'The Last Jedi' will be the longest 'Star Wars' movie
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A], November 19 : Buckle up 'Star Wars' fans, 'The Last Jedi' is all set to be the film saga's longest adventure yet.

  • This anti-malaria drug may be new weapon against Zika
    Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 19 : A medication used to prevent and treat malaria has the potential to fight the deadly Zika virus, according to a recent study.

  • Children who snore likelier to grow up into obese adults
    Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 19 : A team of researchers has shed some light on the vicious cycle of childhood obesity and snoring.

  • The 'crimes' of Johnny Depp enrage Potterheads
    Los Angeles, Nov 19 : Johnny Depp's appearance in 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2' has been revealed and many Potterheads have turned sorehead.

  • 'GoT' star Charles Dance is up for bringing Tywin Lannister back
    London [UK], Nov 19 : He was last seen with his pants down and an arrow in his chest, but that doesn't mean Tywin Lannister doesn't want to return to the world of Westeros for another dance with the dragons.

  • Hiring to remain stagnant until beginning of next fiscal
    New Delhi , Nov 19 : The hiring outlook in the private sector is expected to stay muted till the beginning of fiscal 2018-19, an ASSOCHAM assessment, based on its feedback from members, indicated.

  • Federer keen for Australian Open after shocking ATP defeat
    Johannesburg [South Africa], November 19 : World no. 2 Roger Federer, who had an amazing form on court throughout the year but received a season-end defeat from David Goffin in the semi-final match of the ATP World Tour Finals, has said he couldn't wait to get back on court in Australia.

  • Speakers, Entrepreneurs and Investors Selected for the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit
    New Delhi : The 8th edition of the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) is being co-hosted by the United States and India in Hyderabad, November 28-30, 2017, for which 1,500 individuals have been selected to participate.

  • Vice-Chairperson, National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) was the "Chief Guest" at "Aadi Mahotsav" Today
    New Delhi : The "Aadi Mahotsav" is being organised by Ministry of Tribal Affairs, Government of India at Dilli Haat, INA, New Delhi from 16th November to 30th November, 2017 with full enthusiasm and energy. The 'theme' of "Aadi Mahotsav" is 'A Celebration of the Spirit of Tribal Culture, Cuisine and Commerce'.

  • IFFI 2017 Stellar Line-up is Announced
    New Delhi : IFFI 2017 has already garnered a great amount of buzz owing to its stellar announcements that include many firsts.

  • Navy Health Camp organised at Aurangabad (Distt Palwal) as part of Navy Week 2017 Celebrations
    New Delhi : As a part of Navy Week celebrations, Indian Navy is conducting a free health camp for the general public from 18 to 20 November 2017 at Aurangabad, Palwal District, Haryana.

  • Wreath laying ceremony at Teen Murti Memorial
    New Delhi : The wreaths were laid at the Teen Murti Memorial by the Cavalry Officers' Association (COA) on 18 November 2017.

  • Haryana's BJP media coordinator threatens 'Padmavati' cast
    New Delhi , November 19 : Haryana's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Media Coordinator Suraj Pal Amu on Sunday passed derogatory remarks against 'Padmavati' filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, actress Deepika Padukone and actor Ranveer Singh.

  • Afghan forces rescue 30 from Taliban-run prison
    Kabul [Afghanistan], November 19 : The Afghan Special Forces have rescued over 30 persons, including children, from a Taliban-run prison in Afghanistan's Helmand province.

  • DCW busts trafficking racket, rescues three minors
    New Delhi , November 19 : The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) on Sunday busted a trafficking racket in East Delhi and rescued three minors.

  • Taliban attack kills six policemen in Afghanistan
    Farah Rod [Afghanistan], November 19 : At least six policemen were killed in an attack at several check posts in Afghanistan's Farah province on Saturday night, Tolo News reported citing local officials.

  • 'Kalindi' author to take legal action against 'Nude' filmmaker Ravi Jadhav
    New Delhi , November 19 : Author Manisha Kulshreshtha on Sunday said she would take a legal action against Ravi Jadhav, the maker of film 'Nude', alleging its plot was lifted from the short story 'Kalindi' written by her.

  • Release of Padmavati deferred, confirms Viacom18
    New Delhi , November 19 : The makers of the upcoming movie 'Padmavati', which has been mired in a slew of controversies over its storyline and concept, have voluntarily postponed its release date, in the face of absence of requisite clearances.

  • India became third largest nation for energy investment in 2016, says IEA
    New Delhi , November 19 : India became the third largest country for energy investment in 2016 only behind China and the United States of America, an International Energy Agency's report pointed out.

  • Fire engulfs Ludhiana police post
    Ludhiana (Punjab) , November 19 : A massive fire engulfed the Tibba Police post in Ludhiana in the wee hours of morning today.

  • J and K celebrates 'Heritage Week' to preserve, protect its culture
    Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) , November 19 : Jammu and Kashmir Education and Tourism Minister Priya Sethi inaugurated 'Heritage Week' on Sunday to generate awareness on preservation of the state's ancient culture and environment.

  • Mariah Carey won't talk about sexual harrasment incidents from her past
    Washington DC [USA], November 19 : Pop superstar Mariah Carey has stated that the recent outpouring of sexual harassment claims made by courageous actors in Hollywood stirred up incidents from her own past.

  • Indian diplomat's house ransacked in South Africa
    Durban [South Africa], November 19 : An Indian diplomat's house was ransacked in South Africa while his family was held at gunpoint.

  • Tyrese Gibson gets joint custody of daughter Shayla
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A], November 19 : After an ugly court battle with ex-wife Norma Mitchell Gibson, actor Tyrese Gibson scored a major victory over custody of their 10-year-old daughter, Shayla.

  • Nepal: Prachanda's son passes away
    Kathmandu [Nepal], November 19 : Nepal's former prime minister and CPN Maoist Centre Chairman Pushpa Kamal Dahal's son Prakash Dahal passed away in Kathmandu on Sunday after suffering a massive heart attack.

  • 'Padmavati's release postponed
    New Delhi , November 19 : The makers of the upcoming movie 'Padmavati', which has been mired in a slew of controversies over its storyline and concept, have now willfully postponed its release date.

  • Sony wins worldwide rights of Quentin Tarantino's next movie
    Los Angeles [U.S.A], November 19 : Sony Pictures has emerged victorious in its quest to land worldwide rights to Quentin Tarantino's next film.

  • 'Sabarmati ke Sant' song an insult to freedom fighters: Anil Vij
    Ambala (Haryana) , Nov.19 : Haryana Minister Anil Vij raked up a controversy saying that 'Sabarmati ke Sant' song is an insult to freedom fighters.

  • Amber Heard, Elon Musk not getting back together
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A], November 19 : Despite being spotted with one another earlier this week, actress Amber Heard and entrepreneur Elon Musk are reportedly ot getting back together.

  • Catherine Zeta Jones' endearing anniversary wish for husband Michael Douglas
    Los Angeles, November 19 : Looks like even after 17 years the love has not gone anywhere from the lives of Catherine Zeta Jones and Michael Douglas.

  • Margot Robbie feels 'proud' to be a woman
    Melbourne [Australia], November 19 : Hollywood actress Margot Robbie has revealed that she feels really proud to be a woman following the supportive response in the wake of the sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein.

  • Jeffrey Tambor may not star in 'Transparent' season five
    Washington D.C. [USA], November 19 : Following the allegations of sexual harassment against its star, the writers of the hit series 'Transparent' are working on writing Jeffrey Tambor's character out of the series.

  • A key to stopping cancer in its tracks
    Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 19 : A team of researchers has made a discovery that could reduce the spread of cancer by hindering a protein that binds cancer cells together and allows them to invade tissues.

  • Squirrels inspire new stroke treatments
    Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 19 : Hibernating ground squirrels have provided clues to new treatments for brain damage caused by stroke.

  • 'Justice League': The Batman joke that didn't make the cut
    Washington D.C. [USA], Nov 19 : 'Justice League' is hands down one of DC Films' funniest films, and it turns out, there was plenty of footage that ended up on the cutting room floor.

  • ISL 2017-18: NEU FC vs Jamshedpur FC ends with a goalless draw
    Guwahati (Assam) , November 19 : North East United FC will have to count themselves unlucky for not getting anything more than a point in their goalless draw against debutants Jamshedpur FC in the opening round Hero Indian Super League clash here at Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium on Saturday.

  • Chinese offers to help Bangladesh, Myanmar to resolve Rohingya issue
    Dhaka [Bangladesh], November 19 : Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has said that China was willing to help Bangladesh and Myanmar resolve the Rohingya issue.

  • Sonia, Pranab remember 'Iron Lady' Indira Gandhi
    New Delhi , Nov 19 : On the occasion of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's birth centenary, Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi on Sunday paid her tributes to the Iron Lady while talking about her compassion towards helping the poor and oppressed, and her contribution towards the freedom struggle.

  • NCPCR celebrates 'BAAL UTSAV' as part of Hausla-2017, a festival for children living in CCIs across the country
    New Delhi : The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) today celebrated Baal Utsav as part of Hausla-2017, a week long festival for children living in Child Care Institutions across the country being celebrated by the Ministry of Women and Child Development in New Delhi.

  • National Highways Authority of India going Strong
    New Delhi : Following the upgrade of India's sovereign rating from Baa3 positive to Baa2 stable on 16th November 2017, Moody's Investors Service has upgraded the issuer ratings of National Highways Authority of India to Baa2 from Baa3 and revised outlook to stable from positive. The ratings of NTPC, NHPC and GAIL have also been upgraded.

  • Swachh Bharat Central Team assist in building twin pits in Champaran to mark World Toilet Day
    New Delhi : In the run up to World Toilet Day tomorrow, behaviour change and toilet construction activities are being undertaken by the States and districts around the country.

  • Annual Day Celebration in AFGJI
    New Delhi : Air Force Golden Jubilee Institute celebrated its 32nd Annual Day on 18th November 2017 in The Air Force Auditorium, Subroto Park at 1030 hrs.