• Myanmar State Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi's interview with ANI: Full transcript
    Naypyitaw [Myanmar], Sept. 20 : Myanmar State Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi, in an exclusive interview with ANI, spoke about the ongoing Rohingya refugee crisis, counter-terrorism, The Dalai Lama's "Buddha to help Rohingyas" assertion and the way forward.

  • Nitesh Kumar promoted to CEO of TDI Infracorp Ltd.
    New Delhi , Sep 20 : North India leading real estate company TDI Infracorp Ltd. today announced the promotion of Nitesh Kumar to CEO, effective immediately. Mr. Kumar formerly served as COO of TDI Infracorp Ltd.

  • Lending platforms contributing to need of financial inclusion in the country
    New Delhi , Sep 20 : With regards to the capital needs, the MSMEs sector in India is facing a gap of Rs. five trillion, as estimated by the industry. This has multiple reasons including, no bank accounts, collaterals misplaced, lack of financial literacy, dearth of infrastructure, etc.

  • 'Food defines the way Indians travel', says Airbnb APAC travel survey
    New Delhi , Sep 20 : World's leading community driven hospitality company Airbnb has announced the results of its Asia Pacific (APAC) Travel survey, which revealed travellers are getting more adventurous with 71 percent of people surveyed emphasizing the importance of trying local cuisines on vacation, and 6 out of 10 travellers keen to try new experiences or activities.

  • Myanmar leader Suu Kyi explains why she didn't name 'Rohingyas' in state address
    Naypyitaw [Myanmar], September 20 : When Myanmar State Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi broke her silence over the Rohingya refugee issue and delivered a State of the Union address at Naypyitaw on Tuesday morning, she refrained from referring to the Muslim minority as 'Rohingyas', inviting the ire of the global community.

  • Stop military operations, grant citizenship to Rohingya: UN chief
    New York [USA], Sept 20 : UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has called on Myanmar to put an end to its military campaign against Rohingya Muslims just hours after the country's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi addressed the nation on the situation in Rakhine state.

  • Discounts are passe; cashback is king at Paytm Mall's 'Mera Cashback Sale'
    New Delhi , Sep 20 : Cashback is the buzzword during the Paytm Mall Mera Cashback Sale on Paytm Mall, owned by Paytm Ecommerce Pvt. Ltd.

  • Army takes Swachh Bharat Abhiyan to the highest battlefield Siachen
    New Delhi , September 20 : Taking forward Prime Minister Narendra Modi's agenda of Swachh Bharat, the Indian army carried out the cleanliness drive at Siachen, the highest battlefield in the world.

  • Delighted to join the elusive club: Jonny Bairstow
    Manchester [UK], Sept. 20 : Wicketkeeper-batsman Jonny Bairstow said he was extremely pleased to have scored his first ODI century and join the 'elusive club' during England's comfortable seven-wicket win over West Indies at the Old Trafford on Tuesday.

  • GSMA Announces New Developments in Big Data for Social Good Initiative
    New York, United States, Sep 20: At the United Nations General Assembly Week, the GSMA today announced new developments in its Big Data for Social Good initiative, which was launched in February 2017 to leverage mobile operators' big data capabilities in addressing epidemics and humanitarian crises.

  • New GSMA Report Highlights Mobile Industry Progress in Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
    New York, United States, Sep 20: At the United Nations General Assembly Week, the GSMA today published the '2017 Mobile Industry Impact Report: Sustainable Development Goals', the second annual study assessing the mobile industry's impact in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

  • Empowering Young Minds Everywhere: Five Teams Advance to Final Round of USD 15M Global Learning XPRIZE
    New York, United States, Sep 20: Today, XPRIZE, the global leader in designing and operating incentive competitions to solve humanity's grand challenges, announced the five finalists advancing in the USD 15M Global Learning XPRIZE and awarded each finalist a USD 1M milestone prize.

  • CHMP positive opinion to include RE-CIRCUIT data for atrial fibrillation patients undergoing catheter ablation in Pradaxa Summary of Product Characteristics
    Ingelheim, Germany, Sep 20: The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has issued a positive opinion for an update to the European Summary of Product Characteristics (SmPC) of Pradaxa (dabigatran etexilate) for the treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF).

  • JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar Appoints Prateek Kalra as Director of Food and Beverage
    Mumbai, Sep 20: JW Marriott Mumbai Sahar is pleased to announce the appointment of Prateek Kalra as Director of Food and Beverage. Bringing over 12 years of rich experience in the F and B and hospitality industry to the role and backed with unrivalled knowledge and skill set, Prateek will lead the hotel's F and B operations.

  • Mastering the 'Modern Software Factory' Helps Companies Achieve Higher Revenue and Profit Growth and Better Business Outcomes
    Mumbai, Sep 20: Mastering modern software development by building a 'Modern Software Factory' is at the heart of business success in the digital economy, according to the results of a survey of over 1,200 IT leaders released today by CA Technologies (NASDAQ: CA) and conducted by industry analyst firm Freeform Dynamics.

  • 'I' in India should Stand for Innovation, says Dr Raghunath Anant Mashelkar at NIIT University's 7th Convocation Ceremony
    Neemrana, Rajasthan, Sep 20: Established with a vision to bring about innovation in higher education and learning in emerging areas of the knowledge society, the not-for-profit NIIT University (NU) hosted its 7th Convocation Ceremony at the Neemrana campus.

  • APL Apollo Tubes Ltd., Commences Production of India's Largest Hollow Section Pipes
    New Delhi, Sep 20: APL Apollo Tubes Limited (APL Apollo), India's leading branded steel tubes manufacturer, today announced that it has started commercial production of India's largest Hollow Section pipes, measuring 300 mm x 300 mm in size, at its Raipur facility.

  • Turkish Channel NATURAL TV Reaches West-African Audience with SES Video
    Luxembourg, Sep 20: NATURAL TV, a Turkish channel featuring health, agriculture, music and cultural content, is extending its reach to the West-African audience thanks to SES Video's broadcasting services.

  • Sushma Swaraj calls on CARICOM countries for stronger collective action to deal with terrorism
    New York [U.S.A.], September 20 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj called on India's Caribbean partners for a stronger collective action to deal with the threat posed by terrorism, citing that counter-terrorism requires a strong collective action by the global community.

  • Amritsar: Two Pak terrorists killed after BSF troops foil infiltration bid in Ajnala sector
    Amritsar (Punjab) , September 20 : Two Pakistani terrorists were killed after the Border Security Force (BSF) troops foiled an infiltration bid across the international boundary in the Ajnala sector near Amritsar, Punjab.

  • G-STAR 2017: Global Game Business Starts in Korea
    Seoul, South Korea, Sep 20: At the on-site Global Game Exhibition, 'G-STAR 2017', a game business system that supports communications between exhibitors and trade visitors will be actively in place.

  • Haynes to lead Australia in Ashes in Lanning's absence
    Melbourne [Australia], Sept. 20 : Left-handed batswoman Rachael Haynes will lead the Australian women's team in the Women's Ashes starting next month in absence of regular skipper Meg Lanning.

  • Heavy rains batter Mumbai, rail, air services adversely affected
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , September 20 : Heavy rainfall, accompanied by thunder and lightning, in Mumbai, which has led to water-logging in many areas, has stalled the lives of its residents in more than one way.

  • Ashraf Ghani calls on Pakistan to engage in peace dialogue, eliminate terrorism
    New York [U.S.A.], September 20 : Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has called on Pakistan to work together to eliminate terrorism and contain extremism for the stability of the region, while also praising United States President Donald Trump's strategy for Afghanistan and South Asia.

  • India will not take Rohingya refugees; they are a security threat: BJP
    New Delhi , September 20 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said that India will not take any Rohingya refugees as they pose a security threat to the nation, adding that the pressure is mounting on Myanmar State Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi to take back refugees migrated to India and Bangladesh in large numbers.

  • LASER World of PHOTONICS INDIA 2017 Concludes that Lasers have a Bright Future in India
    New Delhi, Sep 20: The 6th edition of LASER World of PHOTONICS INDIA successfully concluded at Pragati Maidan Exhibition Center, New Delhi attracting 6,404 trade visitors.

  • Congress looks forward to Myanmar leader Suu Kyi's further role in Rohingya issue
    New Delhi , September 20 : The Congress on Wednesday said that the silence of Myanmar State Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi on the Rohingya issue had disappointed many people, but now everbody is looking forward for her further role in the further developments in the matter.

  • Sri Lanka secure 2019 World Cup berth post Windies defeat against England
    Manchester [UK], Sept. 20 : Sri Lanka qualified for the ICC World Cup 2019 after West Indies lost the opening ODI of the five-match series against England on Tuesday.

  • Terror incidents in the West have roots in Pakistan, say scholars at U.N.
    Geneva [Switzerland], September 20 : Accusing Pakistan of harbouring and funding terror outfits responsible for violent incidents in the West and South Asia, the scholars at the United Nations have asked Islamabad to act.

  • Vikas Arora Director of Rooms at JW Marriot Mumbai Juhu
    Mumbai, Sep 20: JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu is proud to announce the latest addition to their team, Mr. Vikas Arora, who has been appointed as the new Director of Rooms from August 2017.

  • Trying to help all those who're in distress: Suu Kyi on Dalai Lama's 'Buddha to help Rohingyas' assertion
    Naypyitaw [Myanmar], September 20 : Myanmar State Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi has been facing mounting international pressure for her handling of violence in the Rakhine state and the Rohingya refugee crisis.

  • Telangana: TRS Corporator's son arrested for harassing women on social media
    Malkajgiri (Telangana) September 20 : TRS (Telangana Rashtra Samiti) Corporator, Jagdeeshwar Goud's son Abhishek Goud was arrested by the Cyber Crime Cell Police on Wednesday for allegedly stalking three women on social media.

  • Khalid Latif banned, fined in PSL spot-fixing case
    Karachi [Pakistan], Sept 20 : The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has imposed a five-year ban on tainted batsman Khalid Latif for his involvement into the spot-fixing scandal that marred the second edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) earlier this year.

  • Myanmar leader Suu Kyi explains why she didn't name 'Rohingyas' in state address
    Naypyitaw [Myanmar], September 20 : When Myanmar State Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi broke her silence over the Rohingya refugee issue and delivered a State of the Union address at Naypyitaw on Tuesday morning, she refrained from referring to the Muslim minority as 'Rohingyas', inviting the ire of the global community.

  • Brathwaite's bowling action cleared by ICC
    Dubai [UAE], Sept 20 : West Indies off-spinner Kraigg Brathwaite has been allowed to resume bowling in the international cricket after he was cleared of a suspected illegal bowling action by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

  • Mexico: More than 200 killed in powerful earthquake
    Mexico City [Mexico], Sept 20 : More than 200 people have reportedly been killed in the powerful earthquake of magnitude 7.1 on Richter scale that struck Mexico on Tuesday.

  • Marriage racket bust in Hyderabad; eight Arab Sheikhs arrested
    Hyderabad (Telangana) , September 20 : Hyderabad Police busted another marriage racket on Wednesday and arrested 17 persons , including eight sheikhs belonging to Saudi Arabia, Oman and Qatar along with four Muslim clerics, on the charges of cheating innocent girls in the name of marriage.

  • Fiery talk can lead to fatal misunderstandings: UN Chief
    New York [USA], Sept 20 : United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has warned that global anxieties about nuclear weapons are at the highest level since the end of the Cold War due to nuclear and missile tests by North Korea.

  • HUBER SE, A.T.E. Envirotech join hands to offer waste water treatment solutions
    New Delhi , Sep 20 : HUBER SE, Germany, a global leader in the field of water, wastewater and sludge treatment has decided to intensify its activities in the high-growth India and Bangladesh markets through a Joint Venture with the Mumbai-headquartered A.T.E.Group.

  • A New Era in Fintech Education: SP Jain School of Global Management Launches FinTech Program in Association with Leading FinTech Firm Rubique
    Mumbai, Sep 20: Always at the forefront of innovation, Rubique, India's leading FinTech company, is now taking giant strides in enhancing the level of education and training in the FinTech domain in India.

  • With a Cloud RAN Deployment, Mobile Operators Can See 49pc Savings in Capex and 31pc Annual Savings in Opex, Reveals Mavenir Study
    Texas, United States, Sep 20: Mavenir, focused on accelerating software network transformation and redefining network economics for Communications Service Providers, today released the results of a Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) model.

  • IPF World Week 2017: Boehringer Ingelheim helps healthcare professionals to 'listen for the sounds of IPF'
    Ingelheim, Germany, Sep 20: IPF is a progressive and debilitating disease which causes continual and irreversible damage to the lungs.1 Early diagnosis is vital because without appropriate medical intervention, the opportunity to slow disease progression is lost.

  • Power2SME Raises USD 36 Million to Fuel Growth and Innovation
    New Delhi, Sep 20: Power2SME announced today that it has secured an additional USD 36 million USD in capital for its Series E Financing round, in order to continue its meteoric growth and dominance as a B2B Digital Ecosystem platform for SMEs.

  • Unlocking Inspirations in the Heart of South Bombay
    Mumbai, Sep 20: Hafele, the international leader in Interior Functionality, launches its state-of-the-art Design Showroom in the heart of South Bombay.

  • Government and Industry Need to Adopt Newer Technology Rapidly to Fulfill Urban Housing Needs in Emerging Markets, Experts
    Singapore, Sep 20: Singapore-based Business Excellence and Research Group (BERG), hosted its signature real estate event - Icons of Spaces - the 4th BERG Real Estate Awards on Sep 13, 2017 at the Raffles Town Club in Singapore.

  • Central Park Receives RERA Registration for Flower Valley Project on Sohna Road, Gurgaon
    Delhi NCR, Sep 20: Central Park, known for its concept living, today announced that Flower Valley, a premium global township at Sohna Road, Gurgaon has received RERA registration certificate. This development highlights Central Park's focus towards its philosophy of accountability and transparency.

  • FundzBazar has Launched Paperless eKYC Facility
    Ahmedabad, Sep 20: FundzBazar, online Mutual Fund investment platform, has launched an exclusive feature for all first time Mutual Fund investors. It has launched Paperless eKYC facility which will allow these investors to complete their KYC process from the comfort of their home or office in just 2 mins.

  • Srikanth progresses; Verma, Praneeth bow out of Japan Open
    Tokyo [Japan], Sept. 20 : Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth began his Japan Open Super Series campaign in style as he registered a thrilling victory over China's Tian Houwei in Tokyo on Wednesday.

  • New and Enhanced Video Services from Limelight Networks Deliver Exceptional Digital Experiences for Customers
    Tempe, Ariz., United States, Sep 20: Limelight Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: LLNW), a global leader in digital content delivery, announced enhancements to its Video Delivery Services at IBC2017 that further improve the performance, quality, and consistency of digital experiences for customers worldwide.

  • Airtel, Vodafone express disapproval over 'non-transparent' IUC cut
    New Delhi , September 20 : Mobile operators Vodafone and Airtel on Wednesday expressed disapproval over the revised Interconnect Usage Charge (IUC), issued by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) and said that this decision would impact the industry grossly, especially now when it is under financial stress.

  • Four killed, more than 50 injured after truck-tractor trolley collision in UP's Budhanpur
    Budhanpur (Uttar Pradesh) , September 20 : At least four people were killed and more than 50 people injured after a truck collided with a tractor trolley in Uttar Pradesh's Budhanpur area last night.

  • Aligarh: Wanted criminal injured in police encounter
    Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), September 20 : A notorious criminal, Sachin, sustained bullet injuries, during an exchange of fire with the police force in Aligarh on Tuesday.

  • Messi hits four as Barca thrash Eibar 6-1 in La Liga
    Barcelona [Spain], Sept. 20 : Star striker Lionel Messi scored four superb goals as Barcelona thrashes Eibar in a 6-1 win that padded their lead atop the La Liga standings on Tuesday evening at Camp Nou.

  • Hashcove Limited Announces the Launch of its Mobile App Cove Identity
    Mumbai, Sep 20: Hashcove Limited has announced the launch of its mobile app Cove Identity, your safe space online. Cove offers users end-to-end control of their most important documents and their digital identity.

  • Noida: One robber killed in encounter with police, two accused at large
    Noida (Uttar Pradesh) , September 20 : One of the three criminals succumbed to injuries sustained in an encounter with the police, while they were trying to escape after looting a Honda City car and Rs. 1.5 lakh.

  • Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, sons felicitated at Global Music Awards
    Los Angeles [USA], Sept. 20 : Sarod maestro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and his sons Amaan and Ayaan Ali Bangash were recently felicitated at the coveted Global Music Awards under the gold medal category for their outstanding contribution to the global music industry and excellence in the classical music sphere.

  • Jaitley righty lashed out at Rahul Gandhi over his dynasty politics remark: BJP
    New Delhi , September 20 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said that Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley righty lashed out at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi over his dynasty remark, citing that the saffron party has never believed in the ideology.

  • Physical activity can help those with cancer too, finds study
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Sept. 20 : According to a recent research, a group of scientists in a pilot study of 87 female breast cancer survivors, found that increase in physical activity doubled the women's post-treatment mental processing speed.

  • `WFI doesn't believe in Indian coaches`
    New Delhi , Sept. 20 : Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president Brij Bhushan Saran on Tuesday asserted that it was high time India have a foreign coach, who helps the grapplers in winning medals in the upcoming events like the Asian Games, Commonwealth and the Olympics.

  • Miffed with anti-Pakistan protests in Geneva, Islamabad accuses Switzerland of supporting terrorism
    Geneva [Switzerland] Sept 20 : In a Bizarre Development here at the 72nd Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), the Pakistan Government has accused the Swiss Government of supporting terrorism.