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  • Faster adoption and manufacturing of Electric Vehicles in India scheme extended
    New Delhi , July 25 : Union Government has extended the period of Phase I of FAME Scheme for f six months till September 30. The FAME India (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid and Electric Vehicles in India) was formulated by Department of Heavy Industry to promote manufacturing of hybrid and electric vehicles and ensure sustainable growth of the same.

  • Anne Hathaway in negotiations to replace Amy Schumer in 'Barbie'
    Los Angeles [USA], July 25 : It looks like Anne Hathaway is all set to live the life of a 'Barbie' doll.

  • SMEV welcomes Centre's move to provide big boost to electric vehicles industry
    New Delhi , July 25 : Reacting at the Union Cabinet move to push electric mobility in the country, Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV), Director- Corporate Affairs Sohinder Gill said that the government should immediately kick start the mass adoption of EVs in the country.

  • PCB mulling over legal recourse against BCCI for dishonouring MoU
    Karachi [Pakistan], July 25 : The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has laid out a strategy to adopt legal recourse against the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for not standing to their commitment of playing a bilateral series.

  • Canada High Commissioner attends President Kovind's swearing in ceremony
    New Delhi , July 25 : High Commissioner for Canada to India Nadir Patel attended the swearing-in ceremony of India's 14th President Ram Nath Kovind in New Delhi on Tuesday.

  • Sunil Kant Munjal led Hero Enterprise commits to invest USD 10 mn in Corvi LED light
    New Delhi , July 25 : Sunil Kant Munjal led Hero Enterprise has committed a strategic stake and shall invest USD 10 million in Corvi LED Light, a pioneering and technology-reshaping consumer lighting firm based in Mumbai that already has over ten Red Dot Design Award winning products under its belt.

  • Red Road Hit-and-Run case: HC sets aside lower court order discharging alleged accused
    Kolkata , July 25 : The Kolkata High Court has set aside the lower court's order which had discharged former MLA and Trinamool leader Mohemmed Sohrab, Shanu alias Shahnawaz and Johnny (friends of the prime accused Shambia Sohrab) from the proceedings in connection with the Red Road Hit-and-Run case.

  • Ryanair chief fears flights from Britain could halt after Brexit
    London [UK], July 25 : It seems like Neil Sorahan, finance chief of Ryanair, has a lot to say about Brexit.

  • No deal with Ghani govt for political role: Hekmatyar
    Kabul [Afghanistan], July 25 : Former warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar has outrightly rejected that his party, the Hezb-e-Islami, has reached an agreement to play a political role in the national unity-led government of Afghanistan.

  • Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas advises GE on sale of stake in Indian cards business
    New Delhi , July 25 : Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Co. (SAM and Co.) advised affiliates of GE in relation to the sale of their entire shareholding in their Cards business in India.

  • Five killed, eight injured after building collapses in Mumbai's Ghatkpopar
    Mumbai (Maharashtra), July 25 : At least five people have been killed and more than 30 feared trapped after four-storey residential building collapsed in Mumbai's Ghatkpopar on Tuesday.

  • M. Night Shyamalan adds Sarah Paulson in thriller 'Glass'
    Los Angeles , July 25 : Sarah Paulson continues her golden run in Hollywood as she has found a role in M. Night Shyamalan's upcoming movie.

  • Michael Kors to buy Jimmy Choo for 1.2 billion USD
    Washington D.C. [USA], July 25 : British shoe and bag company Jimmy Choo has been auctioned for 900 GBP and the buyer is none other than the global luxury fashion brand Michael Kors .

  • Yuvraj joins Creator's Gurukul as partner and brand ambassador
    New Delhi , July 25 : Flambouyant Indian all-rounder Yuvraj Singh has created a niche with his well thought off the field initiatives in the world of business and social upliftment.

  • Chester Bennington's cause of death revealed!
    Washington D.C. [USA], July 25 : As soon as the news of Linkin Park's front-man Chester Bennington broke out, all the people wanted to know the cause of his tragic death.

  • India need to beat Lanka to end Proteas' challenge for top Test spot
    Dubai [UAE], July 25 : Virat Kohli's men go into the three-Test series against Sri Lanka in Galle on Wednesday fully aware that they need to win the series to retain their number-one Test ranking.

  • Kolkata: Building collapses in Bowbazar, few trapped
    Kolkata (West Bengal) , July 25 : Few people were fear trapped in the debris after a building collapsed in Kolkata's Bowbazar on Wednesday.

  • New D-Link Covr Wi-Fi System Delivers Seamless High-Power Wi-Fi Throughout Entire Home
    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., July 25, 2017 : D-Link, a global leader in networking and the connected home, today announced the immediate availability of its seamless whole home Wi-Fi solution, the Covr AC3900 Wi-Fi System (Covr-3902).

  • Asia Lung Cancer Summit in Hong Kong Targets Precision Medicine
    HONG KONG, July 25, 2017 : Oncology scientists, medical practitioners, carers and healthcare administrators gathered at Hong Kong Science Park on 22 July 2017 in order to share insights, know-how and experience in the treatment of lung cancer and the use of precision medicine technology at the conference titled "Precision Medicine and High Quality Biomarker Testing in Asia".

  • New Prediabetes Awareness Campaign Features Unexpected Animal Videos to Encourage Americans to Learn Their Risk
    NEW YORK, July 25, 2017 : Building on a successful campaign that helped hundreds of thousands of Americans learn their risk of developing type 2 diabetes through campaign messaging and an online risk test, the first-of-its-kind initiative to raise national awareness of prediabetes returns with an entertaining new approach.

  • Product Innovation Shines With First Co-Branding Partnership Between Turtle Wax And Scrub Daddy
    CHICAGO, July 25, 2017 : In an ongoing effort by Turtle Wax to explore innovative new partnerships, the leading name in car care has joined forces with "America's Favorite Sponge" for its first co-branding deal.

  • Panopto Launches Playlists and Quizzing Integration with Canvas
    SEATTLE, July 25, 2017 : Panopto today announced the latest update to its enterprise video platform. The release continues Panopto's commitment to making video accessible anywhere through integrations with learning management systems and other online services.

  • Tata Power Solar to install 2.67 MW solar carport at Cochin Airport
    New Delhi , July 25 : Tata Power Solar on Tuesday announced the commissioning of 2.67 MW solar carport at Cochin International Airport.

  • Major Sporting Event Night With Magnum FC 2, Featuring Diego Nunes, Carlo Pedersoli and Micol Di Segni
    ROME, July 25, 2017 : On July 22nd, in the magical frame of The Church Palace in Rome, Italy where Magnum FC 2 took place, a fighting event took place where the best national and international combat sports athletes met.

  • MBRF Opens Door to Submissions for the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Award
    DUBAI, UAE, July 25, 2017 : Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Foundation (MBRF) and Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Award, MBRF has officially opened the door to submissions for the annual Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Knowledge Award (MBRKA).

  • Violence in neighbourhood may affect your child's academic performance
    Washington D.C. [USA], July 25 : A study has recently suggested that children, who experience sleep disruptions following violent incidents in neighborhoods, struggle more to learn and perform academic tasks at school.

  • World's Largest Event Dedicated to Stormwater Pollution Prevention Gears Up for its Biggest Year Yet
    BELLEVUE, Wash., July 25, 2017 : StormCon, the only North American event dedicated exclusively to the education and advancement of stormwater pollution prevention, is preparing for its biggest year to date.

  • India vs Sri Lanka: Kohli hints at Pandya's inclusion in playing XI
    Galle [Sri Lanka], July 25 : India skipper Virat Kohli has hinted at Hardik Pandya's inclusion in the playing XI in the three-match Test series against Sri Lanka starting Wednesday, saying that the all-rounder has a "great chance of playing".

  • Experiencing 'shockwaves of grief and denial' after Bennington's death: Linkin Park
    New Delhi , July 25 : In the fond memory of Chester Bennington, Linkin Park along with his bandmates wrote an emotional message for their frontman stating that his suicide has sent shockwaves of grief and denial through their lives.

  • Amazon.ca Launches Prime FREE One-Day Delivery in Ottawa-Gatineau
    SEATTLE, July 25, 2017 : Amazon.ca today announced that Prime FREE One-Day Delivery is now available for Prime members shipping to Ottawa-Gatineau.

  • Harmanpreet breaks into top 10, Jhulan also surges in ICC Rankings
    Dubai [UAE], July 25 : Star Indian all-rounder Harmanpreet Kaur has made a jump of seven slots to move to the sixth position in the latest ICC ODI Rankings for Batswoman released on Tuesday.

  • Karnataka Police busts state-based online fraud
    Karnataka , July 25 : The Karnataka Police has busted a gang of online fraudsters which has duped more than 500 people in the state. They used to cheat people through different internet portals and websites.

  • Israel removes metal detectors from Al- Aqsa Mosque
    Jerusalem [Israel], July 25 : After a week of violent protests that claimed seven lives,Israel on Tuesday removed controversial metal detectors installed outside the entrance of the sensitive compound that houses al-Aqsa mosque in the Old City of Jerusalem.

  • U.S. to invest $500 million in Nepal for South Asia energy connectivity
    New Delhi , July 25 : A delegation from the U.S. Government's Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is finalising plans for a $500 million investment with Nepal, which will increase regional energy connectivity in South Asia and provide upcoming business opportunities,

  • Nepal PM Deuba to visit India next month: Sources
    By Binod Prasad Adhikari, Kathmandu [Nepal], July 25 : Nepal Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba is set to visit India next month.

  • PM Modi expresses dissatisfaction with BJP MPs over presidential election voting
    New Delhi July 25 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday showed dissatisfaction over the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MPs in a parliamentary party meeting regarding the Presidential elections voting, after votes of a large number of MPs and MLAs were cancelled in the presidential election.

  • Chinese Foreign Minister accuses India of sparking Doklam row
    Beijing [China], July 25 : China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi has accused India of sparking off a border standoff by deploying its troops along the along the Doklam region.

  • Australian tennis great Mervyn Rose passes away aged 87
    Johannesburg [South Africa], July 25 : Australian tennis great Mervyn Rose, who went on to coach greats Margaret Court and Billie Jean King, has passed away, tennis officials announced on Tuesday. He was 87.

  • Pope's treasurer to appear in Australian court over sex crimes
    Melbourne [Australia], July 25 : Pope Francis' treasurer would be tried in Australia on the charges of sex crimes.

  • Kushal drain cleaning: Delhi HC warns PWD of penalty
    New Delhi , July 25 : The Delhi High Court has warned the Public Works Department (PWD) of an imposition of penalty if the 6 km-long Kushak drain here doesn't get cleaned within three days.

  • Mumbai: Shiv Sena leader's ground floor nursing home being held responsible for building collapse
    Mumbai (Maharashtra), July 25 : The residents of the four-storey building that collapsed today in Mumbai's Ghatkopar have alleged that the mishap took place because of the renovation work being carried out at the first floor.

  • PTI calls for scrutiny of political parties funds
    Islamabad [Pakistan], July 25 : After being accused of receiving funds from unauthorised sources, the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf party has called for a scrutiny of accounts and funds of all political parties, particularly religious parties.

  • Kerala: Rape-accused Cong MLA send to police custody
    Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) , July 25 : A Kerala court on Tuesday sent rape-accused Congress MLA M. Vincent to one day police custody.

  • JD (U) leader backs suspension of six Cong MPs from Lok Sabha
    New Delhi , July 25 : With six Congress MPs being suspended from the Lok Sabha for unruly behavior, Janata Dal (United) leader Harivansh on Tuesday asserted that suspension was not enough and that more stringent punishment is necessary.

  • BYJU'S receives funding from Tencent; aims at inorganic growth for new markets
    New Delhi , July 25 : Education app BYJU'S on Tuesday announced receiving an undisclosed amount of funding from Tencent Holdings Limited (Tencent), a leading provider of Internet value added services in China.

  • Centre initiates promotion of electric vehicles; aims at boosting mobility
    New Delhi , July 25 : With a view to provide impetus to domestic manufacturing of hybrid and electric vehicles (collectively termed as XEVs), the Government of India approved the National Mission on Electric Mobility in 2011 and subsequently National Electric Mobility Mission Plan 2020 was unveiled in 2013.

  • Indian economic reform infusing confidence in investors
    New Delhi , July 25 : With the National Stock Exchange's (NSE) Nifty crossing the 10,000 mark earlier today, market analysts believe that this new feat can be attributed to the ongoing economic reforms in the country, which is infusing confidence among investors.

  • Shah Rukh Khan heads to Mumbai to release 'Jab Harry Met Sejal's new song
    New Delhi , July 25 : Shah Rukh Khan, who was holidaying in Los Angeles with his family, is finally heading back home to continue the promotions of his upcoming movie 'Jab Harry Met Sejal'.

  • Mumbai building collapse: Four killed, Maha Govt. orders probe
    Mumbai , July 25 : After four people were killed including a three-month-old baby following a deadly building collapse in Ghatkopar, Maharashtra Housing Minister Prakash Mehta announced an investigation into the matter and assured to take action in this matter.

  • Consumers will pay the price for electric vehicle quotas
    MONTREAL, July 25, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - The electric car sales quotas imposed on manufacturers by the Quebec government will eventually increase the marginal cost of conventional vehicles by USD 1,100, reveals a Viewpoint published today by the MEI. Consumers will end up paying this "tax" through higher car prices.

  • New York City Nonprofit Partners with Cornell University to Help Close Unemployment Gap, Prepare Underserved Youth for Foodservice and Hospitality Jobs
    ITHACA, N.Y., July 25, 2017 : The nonprofit STRIVE New York has broadened its impact on urban youth unemployment by partnering with eCornell and local city organizations to launch Serve UP Harlem, an initiative to prepare 18- to 24-year-olds for career paths in food service and hospitality.

  • Mission Complete: Rodney Smith Jr. Wraps Up 50 States, 50 Lawns Tour
    MILWAUKEE, July 25, 2017 : One man. One mower. And 50-plus lawns cut in 50 states in less than 40 days.

  • 25 bps repo rate cut likely in August 2017 policy review, says ICRA
    New Delhi , July 25 : Credit rating agency ICRA has anticipated that the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) would reduce the repo rate by 25 basis points (bps) in the upcoming policy review in August 2017.

  • Hilary Duff's Los Angeles home burglarized
    Los Angeles [USA], July 25 : 'Lizzie McGuire' star Hilary Duff is the latest star to join the growing list of stars who have had their homes burglarised.

  • Defeating Diarrhea: integration is the solution
    New Delhi , July 25 : Tomorrow, July 26, at 3:00 p.m. in Tamarind Hall at India Habitat Centre, PATH's Defeat Diarrheal Disease Initiative (DefeatDD) will convene thought leaders on child health in India at an event titled, "Defeating diarrhea: Integration is the solution."

  • Cambridge Pixel Unveils HPx-346 Analogue to Network Radar Video Data Converter
    CAMBRIDGE, England, July 25, 2017 : HPx-346 is a small form factor primary radar input and network radar video distribution card that converts analogue radar into a standard ASTERIX CAT-240 network data stream

  • Mesa Biotech to Present at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry Conference
    SAN DIEGO, July 25, 2017 : Mesa Biotech, Inc., a privately-held, molecular diagnostic company that has developed a testing platform designed specifically for point-of-care (POC) infectious disease diagnosis, today announced that it will present at the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) 69th Annual Scientific Meeting and Clinical Lab Expo to be held July 30 - August 3, 2017 in San Diego, California.

  • NOWO Delivers Live TV and Movies Securely using PRESTOplay and DRMtoday
    BERLIN, July 25, 2017 : castLabs, a global partner in premium digital video technology, has announced a collaboration with Portuguese cable operator NOWO to facilitate multiscreen delivery of both live and VOD DRM-protected content for the NOWO TV App.

  • Final Table of Online Tourney Adda52 Millions High Roller to be Played Live in Goa
    KOLKATA, July 25, 2017 : India's largest poker site, Adda52.com is back with its flagship tournament 'Million Series' from July 26th to July 31st for the first time in India. An online poker tournament will give players an opportunity to play both in the virtual and live felt.

  • Gadkari, Raje, Fadnavis, Rupani congratulate President Kovind
    New Delhi , July 25 : Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders on Tuesday congratulated President Ram Nath Kovind on being sworn- in as 14th President of India.