• Boralex and Infinergy Announce Joint Venture for 325 MW Onshore Wind in the UK
    MONTREAL: Renewable energy developers Boralex Inc. (TSX: BLX) from Canada and UK-based Infinergy are pleased to announce the execution of a 50-50 joint venture agreement, aimed at developing a pipeline of onshore wind projects essentially located in Scotland for a total estimated capacity of 325 MW.

  • Aussie Start-Up Launches Platform to Promote Business Innovation
    PERTH, Australia: Nectir, an online ideas collaboration platform, is leading the next wave of business innovation management systems. In a fast-moving sector, early testing of Nectir's platform has demonstrated clear competitive advantage thanks to its powerful strategy alignment and social gamification elements.

  • SriLankan Airlines receives prestigious Four Star rating by The Airline Passenger Experience Association
    COLOMBO, Sri Lanka: SriLankan Airlines added another feather to its cap by being honoured with a prestigious Four Star Rating by the Airline Passenger Experience Association (APEX) in the first ever airline industry rating programme based solely on feedback from passengers.

  • Jim Crow-era Racist Graffiti and Racial Discrimination Found at Tesla's Fremont Plant
    FREMONT, Calif: Many believe Tesla, Inc. stands out as an innovative and groundbreaking company that is at the forefront of the electric vehicle revolution. As a result, Owen Diaz, his son Demetric Di-az, and Lamar Patterson were thrilled when they landed work at Tesla's Fremont Factory through contract staffing agencies.

  • Asia Clean Capital and Danone China Food & Beverage join hands to start solar projects
    ZHONGSHAN, China: Asia Clean Capital (ACC) and Danone China Food & Beverage (Danone) on Oct. 13, 2017 held the grid-connection ceremony for Danone Zhongshan factory's solar project in Zhongshan City, Guangdong Province.

  • Rakhine State's development lone solution to Rohingya crisis: Swaraj
    Dhaka [Bangladesh], October 22 : India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday said that rapid socio-economic and infrastructure development of Myanmar's Rakhine State is the only long term solution to the Rohingya crisis.

  • Mumbai molestation case: Court sends accused to judicial custody till Oct 25
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 22 : A Mumbai Court on Sunday granted four days police custody to the accused in molestation and physical assault case of a minor girl in Nehru Nagar area of Mumbai.

  • PM Modi greeted with thunderous applause, cheering during Vadodara roadshow
    Vadodara (Gujarat) , Oct. 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi was welcomed with loud chants and cheering as he began his roadshow here on Sunday, ahead of elections in the state.

  • Nalanda spit-and-lick victim's family says they're 'scared for life'
    Nalanda (Bihar) , Oct. 22 : In the wake of the spit-and-lick atrocity which recently came to light here in Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's constituency, the victim's family revealed that they are now scared for their lives, and are living on empty stomach.

  • PDP leader Vikramaditya Singh resigns from party, says his initiatives were dubbed as 'anti-party'
    Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) October 22 : Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) lawmaker and grandson of Jammu and Kashmir's Dogra ruler Maharaja Hari Singh, Vikramaditya Singh on Sunday resigned from the party asserting that his initiatives were being dubbed as anti-party.

  • Alcoholic fathers up risk of teen dating violence
    Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 22 : Dear parents, please-take-note! Having a parent, especially father, with an alcohol use disorder may increase the risk of physical, sexual, or psychological abuse (or violence) within a dating relationship among adolescents, warns a study.

  • Piyush Goyal takes unscheduled ride on Kota JanShatabdi express
    New Delhi , Oct. 22 : Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Sunday took an unexpected ride on the Kota JanShatabdi express.

  • Pesticide poisoning: Fadnavis assures strict action against guilty
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 22 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday visited the victims of pesticide poisoning at Yavatmal civil hospital and assured the strictest action against those responsible for the tragedy.

  • CRPF jawan injured as terrorists hurl grenade at NC leader's house in J and K
    Tral (Jammu and Kashmir) Oct 22 : A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) jawan was injured after Militants on Sunday hurled grenade at the residence of former MLA of the National Conference (NC) in Tral town of Pulwama district in Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Swaraj co-chairs 4th JCC meeting with Bangladesh FM
    Dhaka [Bangladesh], October 22 : India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Sunday co-chaired the fourth Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) with Bangladesh Foreign Minister AH Mahmood Ali.

  • U.S. airstrike destroys ISIS training camp in Afghanistan
    Kabul [Afghanistan], October 22 : At least 40 people including two trainers of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) terror group and several suicide bombers were killed in the airstrike conducted by the United States in the Achin district of Nangarhar Province of Afghanistan on Saturday.

  • Sultan of Johor Cup: Indian colts start campaign with 3-2 win over Japan
    Johor Bahru [Malaysia], Oct 22 : The Indian junior men's hockey team started off their 7th Sultan of Johor Cup 2017 campaign with a hard fought 3-2 victory against Japan here at the Taman Daya Hockey Stadium on Sunday.

  • 2016 Kochi teen pregnancy case: Chargesheet filed against three
    Kochi (Kerala), Oct 22 : A chargesheet has been filed against a minor boy and his sister in the 2016 Kochi teen pregnancy case. Along with them the doctor who failed to report the case to police has been charged under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

  • Ed Sheeran reveals his struggle with substance abuse
    London [U.K.], October 22 : Pop sensation Ed Sheeran has finally opened up about his year-long break from the music industry.

  • J'khand starvation death: State govt. assures legal action on threatening Koyli Devi
    Ranchi (Jharkhand) , October 22 : The Jharkhand Government on Sunday said that it would ensure that Koyli Devi, the woman whose 11-year-old daughter died due to starvation a few days back, does not face any problem in her village Simdega.

  • Know what to eat for good oral health
    London [UK], Oct 22 : Good oral health is extremely essential to our everyday lives.

  • Gehlot asks for withdrawal of ordinance protecting public servants from investigations
    New Delhi , October 22 : Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday said that the ordinance passed by the state government protecting government officials from media probe must be withdrawn.

  • Indian travel tourism industry to grow by 2.5pc : ASSOCHAM
    New Delhi , October 22 : The Indian travel and tourism industry is expected to grow by 2.5 per cent, according to a study by the ASSOCHAM and Yes Bank.

  • Ben Affleck thinks his Batman is 'tough and sophisticated'
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], October 22 : Hollywood actor Ben Affleck, who will return as the billionaire industrialist and his vigilante alter ego Batman in the upcoming 'Justice League' movie, feels that his Batman is quite ough and sophisticated.

  • Rani Mukerji's father, film director Ram Mukerji passes away
    New Delhi , October 22 : The father of Bollywood actress Rani Mukerji and Indian film director and screenwriter in Hindi and Bengali cinema Ram Mukerji, passed away on Sunday morning in Mumbai. He was 84.

  • Faced hostility of Centre in 2012: PM Modi on his stint as Gujarat CM
    Bhavnagar (Gujarat) , October 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that he had to face the hostility of the Centre when he was the chief minister of Gujarat in 2012.

  • Islamabad denies discussing Jadhav case during meeting of its envoy with Sushma
    Islamabad [Pakistan], October 22 : Pakistan has refuted reports that India's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in her introductory meeting with the Pakistani envoy to India had called for Islamabad to review its position in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case, the Dawn reported.

  • 'We will meet soon': Shah Rukh Khan to fulfill cancer patient's wish
    New Delhi , October 22 : A cancer patient, Aruna P.K., had, a few days back, expressed her desire to meet Shah Rukh Khan, at least once before she dies.

  • Mumbai ODI: India win toss, elect to bat against Kiwis
    Mumbai , Oct 22 : India have won the toss and opted to bat first in the opening ODI of the three-match series against New Zealand at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday.

  • 'Stranger Things' star fires agent after claims of sexual assault
    London [U.K.], October 22 : Finn Wolfhard, who is having a great year with the success of blockbuster 'It', has parted ways with his agent Tyler Grasham, after allegations of sexual abuse surfaced.

  • San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee Visits the Production Facilities of Kweichow Moutai, maker of China's Iconic Liquor
    ZUNYI, China: A delegation led by San Francisco mayor Edwin Lee and his wife paid a visit to Maotai, the town in Guizhou province that is the birthplace of the eponymous and famous Chinese drink, on October 13th and 14th.

  • Tourism's Dirty Secret: Oxfam Canada highlights exploitation of women hotel housekeepers
    OTTAWA: Profits in the global hotel industry are based on the systematic exploitation of housekeepers, the majority of whom are poor women living in fear of losing their jobs, says a new report by Oxfam Canada entitled Tourism's Dirty Secret: The Exploitation of Hotel Housekeepers.

  • Yangon goes live with Hikvision Traffic Management Solution
    HANGZHOU, China: Hikvision, the world's leading supplier of video surveillance products and solutions, is ensuring safe vehicle flow and helping to improve driving standards in Yangon, Myanmar (formally Burma), via an intelligent wide-area integrated traffic management solution installed across the entire city.

  • SK Innovation Serves the Community and Strengthens Ties in Houston
    SEOUL, South Korea: SK Innovation has donated $50,000 to Rice University in Houston, Texas to support its Korean programs in the Center for Languages & Intercultural Communication. The donation will also support a scholarship for the 'Rice-in-Korea' study-abroad program as well as Korean cultural programs at Rice University.

  • India beat Malaysia to lift Asia Cup Hockey trophy
    Dhaka [Bangladesh] Oct 22 : Indian men's hockey team on Sunday continued scintillating performance as they registered convincing 2-1 win over Malaysia in the Hero Asia Cup Hockey finals here at the Maulana Bhashani National Hockey Stadium.

  • AIADMK doesn't need BJP's help, claims party leader
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Oct 22 : All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader KP Munusamy, an O. Panneerselvam (OPS) supporter on Sunday said his party doesn't need support from any other political outfit.

  • Swaraj in B'desh stresses on combating terrorism
    Dhaka [Bangladesh], October 22 : India and Bangladesh on Sunday discussed the challenges of terrorism, radicalisation and extremism during the course of fourth Joint Cooperation Committee (JCC) meeting here.

  • Opp. parties have no 'authority' to question EC: PM Modi
    Vadodara (Gujarat) October 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the Opposition parties have no 'authority' to question the Election Commission (EC) and its decisions.

  • Shaharyar denies calling PCB's case against BCCI as 'weak'
    Karachi [Pakistan], Oct 22 : Former Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Shaharyar Khan has denied calling the PCB's case against its Indian counterpart for not honouring Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to play bilateral series as 'weak'.

  • Kohli smashes 31st ODI ton, surpasses Ponting's record
    Mumbai , Oct 22 : Indian skipper Virat Kohli marked his 200th ODI appearance by smashing his 31st one-day hundred as he surpassed former Australian captain Ricky Ponting on the list of highest centuries here at the Wankhede Stadium on Sunday.

  • Arthritis ups risk of lung disease in women
    Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 22 : Beware, if there is inflammation in joints! As a study recently warns that people, especially women, with rheumatoid arthritis are 50 percent more chance to develop a lung disease.

  • Mahesh Jethmalani denies contending for S-G post
    New Delhi (India), Oct 22 : Senior Lawyer Mahesh Jethmalani on Sunday refuted the rumours of being considered for the post of Solicitor General of India.

  • J.K. Simmons talks about his role in 'The Bachelors'
    Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 22 : Actor J.K. Simmons, who plays a grieving widower grappling with depression in 'The Bachelors,' says his 'life experiences with grief and depression' prepared him for the role.

  • Starvation reportedly consumes another life in Jharkhand
    Dhanbad (Jharkhand) , Oct. 22 : In yet another case of death by starvation which came to light, a 40-year old rikshaw puller reportedly died of a severe poverty-stricken condition in Dhanbad's Jharia distict, his family claimed.

  • 'He is in panic mode': Congress responds to PM Modi's attack
    New Delhi , October 22 : Responding to Prime Minister Narendra Modi's allegations against the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government of stalling the development in Gujarat in 2012, the Congress on Sunday retaliated, saying he was in panic mode ahead of the elections in Gujarat.

  • Gamma rays will reach beyond limits of light: Researchers
    Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 22 : A team of researchers has discovered a new way to produce high energy photon beams.

  • Things that make people dislike you immediately
    London [UK], Oct 22 : No matter how much you try not to, you do or say some things that make people dislike you immediately.

  • Ports are for prosperity: PM Modi in Gujarat
    Dhaej (Gujarat) Oct 22 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that ports are for prosperity.

  • Suicide molecules may help combat cancer: Study
    Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 22 : A team of researchers has recently found a suicide molecule that forces tumours to self-destruct and trigger a fail-safe mechanism that may protect us from cancer.

  • CRPF head constable dies of malaria in Chhattisgarh
    Dantewada (Chhattisgarh) , October 22 : A jawan of the Central Reserve Police Force's (CRPF) elite CoBRA unit died of malaria in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.

  • Pak Army trains terrorists, provides safe havens to them: PoK activist
    Muzaffarabad [PoK], October 22 : The Pakistan Army trains terrorists and provides safe havens and sanctuaries to them, Tauqeer Geelani, a PoK activist, said on Sunday.

  • BJP gears up for Himachal polls, releases list of star campaigners
    Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) , October 22 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday released the list of the leaders, who would be campaigning for the upcoming assembly elections in Himachal Pradesh scheduled to be held on November 9.

  • Jimmy Kimmel's son Billy 'healthy and happy' following surgery
    Los Angeles, October 22 : Television host Jimmy Kimmel has shared an adorable health update on his son Billy, after his son's battle with congenital heart disease.

  • And the greatest movie character of all time is.
    London [U.K.], October 22 : There have been thousands of great characters in the history of cinema, but only one can be the best.

  • Anti-terror squad kills 8 suspects in Karachi
    Islamabad [Pakistan], October 22 : Eight suspected terrorists were killed in an encounter by Pakistan's Counter-Terrorism Department (CTD) in Karachi's Raees Goth area on Saturday night.

  • Zardari accuses Sharif brothers of planning his murder twice
    Lahore [Pakistan], October 22 : Former Pakistan president Asif Ali Zardari has accused the ousted prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, and his brother of plotting for his assassination twice.

  • Denmark Open: Shuttler Srikanth to take on Hyun Il in finals
    Odense [Denmark], October 22 : Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth will aim to win the Denmark Open Superseries Premier tournament when he takes on Lee Hyun Il of Korea in the finals of the men's singles event here on Sunday.

  • J-K: Pak violates ceasefire in Kamalkote sector
    Uri (Jammu and Kashmir) , October 22 : Pakistan violated ceasefire in the Kamalkote sector of Uri in the Baramulla district of North Kashmir on Sunday.

  • BSF organises 'Run for Martyrs' half marathon in Delhi
    New Delhi , October 22 : Union Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore flagged off the 'Run for Martyrs' half marathon organised by the Border Security Force (BSF) at the Jawahar Lal Nehru stadium here on Sunday.

  • Older diabetic patients at greater risk of cognitive issues after surgery
    Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 22 : According to a new study, diabetes boosts risk of developing postoperative cognitive dysfunction (POCD) especially in seniors.