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  • Chennai: Kamal Haasan meets Arvind Kejriwal; hints at joining politics
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , September 21 : Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met veteran actor Kamal Haasan at his Chennai residence.

  • Vedica Opens Admissions for the Class of 2019
    New Delhi, Sep 21: Gearing up to welcome its fourth batch, the Vedica Scholars Programme for Women has opened the first round of applications for its professional certificate course in Management Practice & Leadership.

  • I.M. Quddusi corruption case: CBI arrests another accused
    New Delhi , September 21 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday arrested another accused, Bhawna Pandey, involved in a medical college bribery case.

  • World Alzheimer's Day: Alzheimer's burden on women
    New Delhi , Sep 21 : How would you feel if you wake up one day and find yourself surrounded by strangers, all of whom claim to be your family?

  • Darci Lynne Farmer wins 12th season of 'America's Got Talent'
    Washington D.C., September 21 : The most exciting and thrilling season of 'America's Got Talent' has finally come to an end, and the show's most beloved contestant has been crowned the new winner!

  • Calcutta High Court revokes Mamata Banerjee's Durga idol immersion order
    Kolkata (West Bengal) , September 21 : The Calcutta High Court today revoked West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's order on Durga idol immersion and instructed the police to make separate routes for both Durga idol immersion and Muharram processions.

  • OnePlus Unveils Special Offers for a Cracking Diwali Celebration
    Bangalore, Sep 21: OnePlus today announced its first wave of Diwali sale, with attractive offers and discounts on OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 3T to help consumers make the most of the festive season.

  • Grasim Industries - Birla Spunshades gets USDA Biobased Certification
    Mumbai, Sep 21: Grasim Industries Limited, a flagship company of Aditya Birla Group has been awarded the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) certified biobased product label for its dope dyed fibres- Birla Spunshades.

  • Gleneagles Global Hospitals Launches #TAKEITTOHEART Campaign on the Occasion of World Heart Day
    Mumbai, Sep 21: Gleneagles Global Hospitals (a Parkway Pantai Enterprise) launches #TAKEITTOHEART, a 360 degree campaign under their heart health initiative 'LET IT BEAT' on the occasion of World Heart Day 2017. This will be a month-long multi-channel campaign for World Heart Day. The mass awareness campaign will highlight the lesser known serious condition 'Heart Failure' and its various stages. The concept behind the campaign #TAKEITTOHEART arises from many kinds of disappointments and disasters that one comes across in life and gets affected by taking them to the heart. The idea emerges from the customary response to a failure - "It's okay. Don't take it to heart." The campaign urges people to not take things to heart expect heart failure, which should be taken seriously and treated through medical intervention. A progressively degenerative heart disease, heart failure is quite different from heart attacks or cardiac arrests. The campaign weaves in various channels such as digital, radio, social welfare, and community health initiative and in-clinic communication to engage with maximum audiences across the country. Through videos and radio in-call shows, this campaign will urge people to share stories of characters in their lives who take to heart the smallest of hurdles or failures. The best story wins a free cardiac check-up at Gleneagles Global Hospitals. Through the social welfare platform, the hospital aims to bring together the citizens of a particular city to save the heart of the city. An installation is the starting point for this leg of the campaign. A large heart, representing the heart of the city, will be put up at prominent locations in the city. People will be invited to write their message to the city, describing what they will do to not let it fail. The messages will be written on sheets of paper resembling a Band-Aid, which will be stuck to the heart. Commenting on the campaign, Ramesh Krishnan, CEO India Operations Division, Parkway Pantai said, "Our endeavour at Gleneagles Global Hospitals has always been to create awareness around life threatening diseases and its causes. Through our nationwide campaign #TAKEITTOHEART, we aim to reach out to the masses and urge upon the need of not ignoring the initial symptoms of heart failure; a step towards saving oneself from serious heart ailments. Through our series of initiatives, our focus has been on creating a movement to promote healthy living; ensuring quality healthcare services."

  • 'Amar Ujala Excellence Award 2017' - Celebrating the Exemplary Accomplishments
    New Delhi, Sep 21: As India moves ahead, some great souls are working tirelessly to create prosperity, bring happiness and usher progress for the larger society and economy. These esteemed individuals have pursued the path of excellence and creativity and have shown exemplary sense of leadership in that journey. And it's time to celebrate their contribution and accomplishments. The first edition of 'Amar Ujala Excellence Award' was organized on 16th September at a glittering ceremony in Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi, in presence of senior ministers, bureaucrats, celebrities and other dignitaries.

  • Ruggedness Within Reach: Olympus' New L Series Vanta Handheld XRF Analyzer
    Waltham, Mass., United States, Sep 21: Olympus' new L Series Vanta handheld X-ray fluorescence (XRF) analyzer is designed for customers who demand the ruggedness, power, speed and ease of use that Vanta analyzers provide in a cost-effective Si-PIN X-ray detector model.

  • Alzheimer's Disease: Myths and Facts
    New Delhi , Sep 21 : More than four million people in India are afflicted with some form of dementia, with Alzheimer's being the most common cause.

  • Here's how you can control diabetes in Navratri
    New Delhi , Sep 21 : Navratri is here and people celebrate this festival with joy. It is observed for different reasons and celebrated differently in various parts of the Indian continent.

  • Pro Kabaddi: Dabang Delhi promise seamless viewing experience in home leg
    New Delhi , Sept 21 : Dabang Delhi Kabaddi Club (DDKC) is all set to give its fans an enthralling experience as it gets ready for the home leg of 2017 Pro Kabaddi League, beginning September 22 here at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex.

  • TerraPay, bux partner to launch mobile app based cross border money transfers to India
    New Delhi , Sep 21 : World's first mobile payments switch TerraPay has announced its partnership with bux, a mobile app money transfer service to launch anywhere, anytime instant cross border money transfers from Australia, Hong Kong, the United Kingdom and Europe to India.

  • CBI arrests five, including Retd. Orissa HC Judge Quddusi, in corruption case
    New Delhi , September 21 : The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday arrested former Orissa High Court judge I.M. Quddusi involved in a medical college bribery case.

  • Cybercriminals abusing document-creation software to attack victims: Kaspersky
    New Delhi , Sept 21: Security experts at Kaspersky Lab have discovered a feature in the popular document-creation software that has been abused by attackers to launch successful targeted attacks.

  • Mistry welcomes NCLAT ruling, demands complete transparency from Tata Group
    New Delhi , September 21 : Soon after the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) granted a waiver to the Mistry firms from minimum shareholding criteria and a liberty to approach Mumbai's NCLAT, a statement from the office of former chairperson of Tata Sons Ltd Cyrus P. Mistry welcomed the same, adding that the firms would continue to pursue highest standards of corporate governance and demand complete transparency of the group.

  • Square Yards aims to surpass USD1 bn GTV annual run rate
    New Delhi , Sept 21 : Square Yards, a real estate transaction platform aims to achieve a gross transactional value (GTV) annual run rate of USD one billion. It has been facilitating over 1000 real estate transactions and 600 loan transactions every month leading to combined monthly value of properties sold and loan disbursed to USD 80 millon.

  • Calling Rohingya Muslims illegal immigrants is disingenuous: Owaisi
    Hyderabad (Telangana) , September 21 : All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday termed Union Minister Rajnath Singh's statement that Rohingya Muslims are 'illegal immigrants' as 'disingenuous.'

  • G4 nations call for early reforms in U.N. Security Council
    New York [U.S.A.], September 21 : Reaffirming the need for early reforms in the United Nations Security Council, the G4 nations have issued a joint statement after a meeting of the foreign ministers of the G4 nations.

  • Sunanda Pushkar case: Delhi HC orders Police to file final report within 8 weeks
    New Delhi , September 21 : The Delhi High Court on Thursday granted the Delhi Police more time to file their final status report on the probe into the death of Sunanda Pushkar.

  • Andhra CM Naidu declares 2017 as e-pragati year
    Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) , September 21 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday declared the year of 2017 as e-pragati year.

  • Sindhu stunned by Okuhara in Japan Open pre-quarters
    Tokyo [Japan], Sept 21 : In a major blow to the Indian fans, Rio-Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu knocked out of the Japan Open Super Series after going down in straight games against Nozomi Okuhara in the second round here on Thursday.

  • Rohingya Muslims are not 'refugees': Rajnath Singh
    New Delhi , September 21 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday said that it would be a mistake to call Rohingya Muslims 'refugees' as they have not completed the legal process.

  • Midlife blues? Tension with mothers, siblings may be reason
    Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 21 : When it comes to our well-being, particularly at midlife, the quality of relationships with our mothers and siblings matters, according to a recent study.

  • 'Unchanged' India opt to bat first in Kolkata ODI
    Kolkata , Sept 21 :India have won the toss and elected to bat first in the second ODI of the five-match series against Australia here at the Eden Gardens on Thursday.

  • J-K: One civilian dead, seven CRPF personnel injured in grenade attack
    Tral (Jammu and Kashmir) , September 21 : At least one civilian was killed and seven personnel of 180 Bn CRPF injured in a grenade attack followed by firing by unidentified militants near the Tral bus stand around 12:00 a.m.

  • Pak PM Abbasi says military has routed Taliban from Afghan border
    New York [U.S.A.], September 21 : The newly-appointed prime minister of Pakistan, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, has insisted that the Pakistani military forces had uprooted all the sanctuaries used by the Islamic extremists, along its rugged frontier with Afghanistan.

  • Asian Indoor Games: India win one gold, two bronze on Day 5
    Ashgabat [Turkmenistan], Sept 21 : The Indian contingent added one more gold and two bronze medals to their tally on the fifth day of the 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games here at Ashgabat in Turkmenistan last evening.

  • Looking to cut down diesel prices by electrification of railways: Piyush Goyal
    New Delhi , September 21 : Union Railways Minister Piyush Goyal on Thursday said that the ministry is looking at ways to cut down the expenses on diesel by speeding up the electrification process,

  • LyncBiz inks MOU with Edutainment company Shirsa Labs to target one million students
    New Delhi , Sep 21 : LyncBiz, a global sales management consulting firm with a focus on the education vertical has signed an MOU with Mumbai-based company Shirsa Labs to tap the content and edutainment segment in India.

  • WB Commission for Protection of Child Rights moves SC seeking protection for Rohingyas
    New Delhi , September 21 : West Bengal Commission for Protection of Child Rights on Thursday approached the Supreme Court seeking protection for Rohingyas.

  • Ruchi Soya Bags 2 Prestigious Globoil Awards for Business Excellence
    Mumbai, Sep 21: Ruchi Soya Industries Limited has been conferred with 2 prestigious recognitions for Business Excellence for Crushing and Edible Oil Imports at Globoil India 2017.

  • Cleartrip, SpiceJet partner with Google Flights to ease ticket-booking
    New Delhi , Sept 21 : Cleartrip and SpiceJet on Thursday announced a partnership with Google Flights to make it simpler for consumers to view flight schedules and fares right within the Google Flight search page. This integration will help reduce the time for consumers to access information and book tickets.

  • Glam-up with next-gen make-up artist Nimshim Jajo from Manipur
    New Delhi , September 21 : People of the Northeast region are well-known for their versatility and for being well-acquainted with art, fashion and music. Setting the bar high in the field of Cosmetology, Nimshim Jajo, who hails from one of India's remote northeastern Manipur State, is striving to unleash a whole new concept of art by some of her unusual techniques of make-up.

  • North Country Mall Now Rechristened as VR Punjab
    Bengaluru, Sep 21: Virtuous Retail South Asia Pte. Ltd. (VRSA) today unveiled the new identity of the recently acquired North Country Mall (NCM) in the Chandigarh Capital Region. NCM, now rebranded as VR Punjab, is the newest member of the Virtuous Retail (VR) family.

  • GoDaddy Launches Business Hosting for Fast-growing Small Businesses in India
    New Delhi, Sep 21: GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY), the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures, today expanded its hosting services with the launch of its Business Hosting platform in India. GoDaddy Business Hosting is a high performance and easy-to-manage hosting platform that is fully optimized for high-traffic websites, e-commerce and resource-heavy websites. GoDaddy Business Hosting is the latest in the company's efforts to expand its products for small businesses who need advanced solutions with more power, but may not have deep technical expertise to manage it. Non-tech-savvy customers will breathe a sigh of relief knowing that they can get the server-level performance they need without delving into the technical complexities of server administration. A small business's resource needs increase rapidly once their website becomes a high-traffic destination. As a small business grows, they build e-commerce capabilities, upload resource-heavy data such as videos and high resolution photos, and add advanced features and functionality to their websites. All this results in slower page load times or slower processing power, particularly when the website is sharing resources with other websites as it happens with shared hosting. Site speed is critically important for growing businesses as faster page loads means lower bounce rates and higher average time on the website, eventually impacting the conversion rate. Google uses web page speed as one of the factors to determine page ranking which means web page load time will tend to rank higher. To address these growing needs, today customers have the option to move from Shared Hosting to a Virtual Private Server or a Dedicated Server. Managing or administering a server requires a high level of technical expertise, a steep learning curve, and can be time-consuming. Based on active customer dialogue as a part of GoDaddy's Customer Engagement Program, we know that customers want to focus on growing their businesses instead of fixing or managing server-related issues which could derail their productivity. GoDaddy's Business Hosting platform is built from the ground up on iterative customer feedback. The platform offers the unique advantages of combining the power of server (dedicated RAM, Storage and allocated core processors) with simplified and easy-to-use cPanel, the industry leading control panel. According to a recent ASSOCHAM report, adoption of advanced digital technologies by small businesses can lead to an increase in revenues by up to 27% and enhanced access to international markets by up to 65%[1].

  • EB-5 Investor Visa Program being Extended to December 2017
    Mumbai, Sep 21: The EB-5 Visa Program, which allows foreign nationals an investment-led opportunity to become permanent US residents has been extended to December 8, 2017. As per H.R. 601 - The Continuing Appropriation Act, 2018, the President approved and signed to extend existing funding levels and other program authorizations, including the EB-5 Visa Program, earlier this month. The extension beyond the end of the federal fiscal year is an important government continuance.

  • Tata Housing Wins Project of the Year at Project Management Institute (PMI) India Awards 2017
    Mumbai, Sep 21: Tata Housing - India's leading real estate development company, bagged the 'Project of the Year' title at the prestigious Project Management Institute (PMI) India Awards 2017. This award was presented to Myst, a joint venture between Tata Housing and Impact Projects, and India's first residential development created using biophilic architecture.

  • 5 Smarter ways for healthy living and healthy heart
    New Delhi , September 21 : Do you know that India has been declared the Cardio Vascular Diseases (CVD) capital of the world? It is one of the biggest reasons for deaths across the globe.

  • Russia test fires 2nd ICBM in 10 days
    Moscow [Russia], September 21 : Russia on Wednesday tested its second Yars inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM) in last 10 days.

  • iauro funded by Speciale Invest to propel further growth
    New Delhi , Sept 21 : iauro Systems Pvt. Ltd., a scalable technology solutions provider on Thursday announced that it has raised a round of financing from venture capital firm Speciale Invest, enabling the former to fuel its next phase of growth, build and explore partnerships enabling digital transformation, and to utilize the expertise and experience of the leadership team of Speciale Invest brings to the partnership.

  • 47pc universities in AP are NAAC accredited, says Chandrababu Naidu
    Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh) , September 21 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday said that as many as 47 percent of the state universities are accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).

  • Fergie on split: Pretending to be still married was 'weird'
    New York [USA], September 21 : Fergie is finally speaking out about her separation from Josh Duhamel.

  • Suffering from Alzheimer's Disease? You may be a patient of Type 3 diabetes
    New Delhi , Sep 21 : According to statistics, about 3.7 million people in India suffer from Alzheimer's disease and this is likely to double by 2030.

  • FIFA U-17 World Cup: Colombia first team to arrive in India
    New Delhi , Sept 21 : With the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup set to begin in next two weeks, Colombia became the first team to arrive in India for the tournament.

  • Another self-styled god man charged with sexual assault
    Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh) , September 21 : A woman has lodged a complaint alleging sexual exploitation by Kaushlendra Prapanacharya Phalahari Maharaj in Chhattisgarh, the police said on Thursday.

  • Firing at SSB camp near Jawahar tunnel killed one personnel, injured another: J-K Police
    Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) , September 21 : The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday confirmed that the firing incident outside the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) post near the Jawahar Tunnel in Jammu and Kashmir killed one trooper and injured another.

  • Meet Bliss, the new 'Powerpuff Girl'
    Washington D.C., September 21 : 'The Powerpuff Girls' just introduced the fourth member of their crime-fighting team - Blisstina aka Bliss.

  • When it comes to female orgasm, one sex-move 'doesn't' pleasure all
    Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 21 : Turns out, women have more diverse preferences related to sexual pleasure than believed.

  • NTR housing scheme has gained momentum: Andhra CM Naidu
    Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , September 21 : Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Thursday said that the construction of more than 2,44,164 houses, out of the proposed 3,03,044, has been commenced, with an estimated expense of Rs. 5,556.74 crore, under the NTR Housing Scheme 2017.

  • PM Modi calls for holistic development
    New Delhi , September 21 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday called for holistic development of the nation, adding that there is a spirit that brings people together to do something good.

  • NCLAT grants waiver to Cyrus Mistry firms from minimum shareholding criteria
    New Delhi , September 21 : Delhi's National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on Thursday granted waiver to the Mistry firms from minimum shareholding criteria and a liberty to approach Mumbai's NCLAT.

  • PoK: Four men seeking jobs in Neelum Valley assaulted by Pak Army
    Neelum valley [PoK], September 20 : Four young men, who were looking for work at one of the work-sites in the Neelum Valley area of the Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir (PoK), were illegally picked up by the Pakistan Army and were brutally beaten up at the behest of a Pakistani contractor.

  • 'Unchanged' India opt to bat first in Kolkata ODI
    Kolkata , Sept 21 :India have won the toss and elected to bat first in the second ODI of the five-match series against Australia here at the Eden Gardens on Thursday.

  • Chhattisgarh: Naxal killed in encounter with police in Sukma district
    Sukma (Chhattisgarh), September 21 : A naxal, carrying a reward of Rs One lakh was on Thursday gunned down in an encounter with police in forests of Sukma district in Chhattisgarh.

  • Kiran Bedi takes jibe at CBI case against Puducherry Govt officials
    Puducherry (Tamil Nadu) , Sep 21 : After the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) booked government officials for alleged irregularities in admission to postgraduate medical courses, Puducherry Lieutenant Governor Kiran Bedi has hailed the move and said the probe agency demolished a historical complex of corruption.

  • Parents, as long as you are fighting right, your kid is fine
    Washington D.C. [USA], Sep 21 : Parents, being at odds with one another is a normal thing, but according to a recent study, it's how you manage it that has an impact on your kids, not the spat itself.

  • AFC U-16 Qualifiers: India gear up for Nepal test
    Kathmandu [Nepal], Sep 21 : Following an impressive three-nil victory against a strong Palestine in the first match of AFC U-16 Qualifiers, India will aim to stay cautious in their approach when they take on hosts Nepal at the Halchowk Stadium on Friday.