• Girl gang-raped by six men in Odisha
    Bhanjanagar (Odisha) , October 17: A girl was allegedly gang raped by six youths in Bhanjanagar in Ganjam district of Odisha on Monday.

  • Justin Trudeau celebrates Diwali in striking Black Achkan
    Ottawa [Canada], Oct. 17 : In 2015, Justin Trudeau made every India girl go weak in their knees, when he appeared in a white kurta-pyjama, dancing to the tunes of a Punjabi song.

  • RSS leader Ravinder Gosai shot dead
    Ludhiana (Punjab) , Oct. 17 : Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Ravinder Gosai was shot dead by unidentified men on a motorcycle in Ludhiana's Kailash Nagar, earlier this morning.

  • Nuclear war may break out at any time, warns North Korea
    United Nations, Oct 17 : North Korea has warned that a nuclear war may break out at any time as the situation on the Korean peninsula has reached the ouch-and-go point.

  • Oil Marketing Companies offer condolences to families of Ejipura building collapse
    Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Oct. 17 : The Oil Marketing Companies- Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd., and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. have extended their sincere condolences to the bereaved families of the victims of the Ejipura building collapse.

  • PM Modi to inaugurate All India Institute of Ayurveda today
    New Delhi , October 17 : On the occasion of National Ayurveda Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) at Delhi's Sarita Vihar on Tuesday.

  • US forces kill dozens of Daesh militants in Yemen: Pentagon
    Washington D.C. [World] Oct 17 : U.S. forces killed dozens of Daesh militants in a strike on two of its training camps in Yemen's al Bayda governorate, the Pentagon said on Monday.

  • Eight Indian fishermen apprehended by Sri Lankan Navy
    Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu) , October 17 : Eight Indian fishermen were on

  • Pakistan wins UNHRC seat
    New York [U.S.A.] Oct 17 : Pakistan on Monday won a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) by more than two thirds vote when the General Assembly elected 15 countries to serve on the 47-member body.

  • Sex determination racket busted in Aligarh
    Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) , October 17 : A team of health officials on Monday unearthed a sex determination racket in Aligarh.

  • Fire breaks out in PMO, doused in 20 minutes
    New Delhi , October 17 : A minor fire broke out in a room at Prime Minister's Office (PMO) in the wee hours on Tuesday.

  • Wildfires kill 39 in Portugal, Spain
    Galicia [Spain], October 17 : At least 39 people have been killed by wildfires in Portugal and Spain, officials from both the countries said on Monday.

  • UK, EU agree to 'accelerate' Brexit deal efforts
    Brussels [Belgium] Oct 17 : The United Kingdom and the European Union (EU) on Monday agreed to accelerate the pace of Brexit negotiations over the coming months.

  • Trump hopes 'crooked' Hillary will run for 2020 presidential elections
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] Oct 17 : United States President Donald Trump on Monday said he hoped his crooked political arch rival Hillary Clinton would run for the 2020 presidential elections.

  • Gachhadar's Nepal Loktantrik Forum merges with Nepali Congress
    Kathmandu [Nepal] Oct 17 : Bijaya Kumar Gachhadar on Monday announced the merger of his party, Nepal Loktantrik Forum (NLF), with the Nepali Congress (NC).

  • CPI(M) has converted Kerala into 'killing fields': BJP
    Agartala (Tripura) October 17 : National general secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Ram Madhav on Monday hit out at the Communist Party of India (Marxist), saying its cadres have gone berserk and converted Kerala into killing fields.

  • Overweight men develop irregular heartbeat earlier than women
    Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 17 : Men beware! Overweight males develop a type of irregular heartbeat, known as Atrial fibrillation, about a decade earlier than women, reveals a recent study.

  • Irrfan Khan's 'Qarib Qarib Singlle' trailer to be attached with 'Secret Superstar'
    New Delhi , Oct 16 : After treating the netizens with its quirky trailer, the makers of 'Qarib Qarib Singlle' are all set to visually treat the cinegoers by attaching its trailer with Aamir Khan's upcoming flick 'Secret Superstar'.

  • Mercedes to recall 400,000 cars in UK over faulty airbags
    London [UK], Oct. 16 : Global automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz announced that it will recall over 400,000 cars from across the United Kingdom (UK), after incidents of premature deployment of airbags came to the fore.

  • Commitment to Bangladesh on sharing Teesta river can happen through friendship: Ram Madhav
    Agartala (Tripura) October 16 : National general secretary of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Ram Madhav on Monday said that the commitment to Bangladesh on sharing water of Teesta River can happen through mutual good will and friendship.

  • Ex INDRA - 2017: Indo-Russia forces to conduct joint exercise in Russia
    New Delhi , October 16 : Giving the Indo-Russian defence cooperation a major boost, Exercise INDRA-2017, the first ever Tri Services Joint Exercise between Indian and Russian Armed Forces will be conducted in the Eastern Military District of Russia from October 19 to 29.

  • Andhra Govt rebukes corporate colleges over increasing student suicides
    Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , October 16 : Andhra Pradesh Government on Monday rebuked corporate colleges over increasing suicides of students, and ordered private colleges to stop harassing students and to follow self regulation.

  • Mulayam Singh Yadav's name missing from SP national executive list
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Oct 16 : Names of Mulayam Singh Yadav and his brother Shivpal Singh Yadav were missing from the new national executive list of Samajwadi Party, released on Monday.

  • New Flyer Unveils the Next Generation Electric Transit Bus: The Xcelsior CHARGE
    ST. CLOUD, Minn: (TSX: NFI) New Flyer of America Inc. ("New Flyer"), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. ("NFI Group"), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, today announced the introduction of the next generation of its industry leading, battery-electric heavy duty transit bus: the Xcelsior CHARGE.

  • Blink Fitness Accelerates Growth in New York and New Jersey
    NEW YORK: Blink Fitness - a premium-quality, value-based fitness brand that focuses on how exercise makes you feel rather than exclusively on how it makes you look - is set to expand in its home territory with a six unit agreement for Long Island and Westchester, New York along with Central New Jersey.

  • Michael Jackson SCREAM Debuts #3 Current And Overall On Both R and B And Pop Album Charts and Top 10 Physical and Overall Albums
    NEW YORK: Michael Jackson SCREAM, a collection of 13 of his all-time most electrifying and danceable tracks including Thriller, Dangerous, Blood On The Dance, Floor, Ghosts, Torture, and Dirty Diana, debuted on the album charts at #3 on Current and Overall Pop and #3 on Current and Overall R and B and #8 and #10 for Physical and Overall Album sales, respectively.

  • Saudi Ambassador Welcomes the Formal Notification for Proposed Missile Defense Sale
    WASHINGTON: The Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia welcomes the formal notification for the proposed acquisition of Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) equipment, support and services. This USD 15 billion sale is intended for the enhancement of the Kingdom's national security from ballistic missile threats posed by Iran and the Iranian-backed Houthi militia operating in Yemen.

  • Philip Pullman's The Book of Dust: La Belle Sauvage to launch October 19 with global campaign and 500,000-copy first printing in the U.S
    NEW YORK: Random House Children's Books (U.S.), in coordination with Penguin Random House Children's and David Fickling Books in the U.K., announces plans surrounding the launch campaign for the landmark publication of Philip Pullman's long-awaited THE BOOK OF DUST: La Belle Sauvage (Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers). THE BOOK OF DUST is a work in three parts, like the acclaimed author's His Dark Materials trilogy (The Golden Compass, The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass).

  • Full Sail University Proudly Announces 9th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Class
    WINTER PARK, Fla: Full Sail University is proud to announce the 2017 Full Sail University Hall of Fame induction class comprised of six graduates recognized for outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment, technology, media, and the arts.

  • Chrysler Brand Launches California-specific Multimedia Marketing Campaign for Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid Minivan
    AUBURN HILLS, Mich: Brand makes case for the Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid minivan as the "Official Family Vehicle for California," campaign lobbying efforts are made by the California state animal (the grizzly bear), bird (valley quail), reptile (desert tortoise) and rock (serpentine)

  • Canada PM Trudeau celebrates Diwali with Indian community
    Ottawa [Canada], Oct. 17 : Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau celebrated the Hindu festival of lights -Diwali -- with the Indian Community in Ottawa on Monday.

  • Shafiullah Al Munir appointed Chairman of AHF Event Strategy and Development Committee
    New Delhi , Oct 17 : The Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) has announced the appointment of Shafiullah Al Munir as the Chairman of newly-formed AHF Event Strategy and Development Committee.

  • BJP baffled by Gandhi's Gujarat visit: Congress on Modi's dynasty comment
    New Delhi , October 17 : Countering Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark that the upcoming assembly elections in Gujarat was a fight between development and dynasty, Congress on Monday said the changing wave in the state has left the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) baffled.

  • Two Delhi Police personnel suspended for negligence in crackers ban issue
    New Delhi , October 17 : Two Delhi Police personnel have been suspended on Tuesday for negligence after Vigilance Unit found a shopkeeper for illegally selling crackers even after the Supreme Court's order to ban the sale of firecrackers till November 1.

  • I share beautiful relationship with Sunny, Bobby: Hema Malini
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Oct. 17 : Veteran actor Hema Malini, who celebrated her 69th birthday yesterday, has revealed that she shares a beautiful relationship with her step-sons Sunny Deol and Bobby Deol.

  • Mafe Mobile launches new dual SIM 4G smartphone
    New Delhi , Oct. 17 : After receiving a wonderful response for its previously launched shine M820 and M810, Mafe Mobile, has announced the launch of its latest 4G smartphone - Shine M815.

  • Amit Shah to join 'Janaraksha Yatra' on its last day in Thiruvananthapuram
    Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) Oct. 17 : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah will join the Janaraksha Yatra on its last day in Thiruvananthapuram today.

  • Car bomb kills Panama Papers journalist in Malta
    Bidnija [Malta] Oct 17 : A car bomb on Monday killed the journalist who led the Panama Papers investigation here.

  • Maharashtra state transport staff begins indefinite strike
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 17 : Employees of the Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) begin an indefinite strike from midnight of Monday to press for their demand of salary hike.

  • Before South Carolina visit, Trump approves Irma aid for State
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] Oct 17 : U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday approved federal funding for South Carolina before visiting the state to help raise money for State governor.

  • Russia refutes allegation of oil supply to Taliban
    Moscow [Russia] Oct 17 : Russia on Monday refuted United Kingdom media reports that alleged Moscow was supplying oil products to Taliban.

  • Continuous rain sends Dengue numbers soaring in Hyderabad
    Hyderabad (Telangana) , October 17 : Continuous rainfall over the past few days has sent Dengue numbers soaring in Hyderabad, doctors said on Monday.

  • US Senate to vote on 20-week abortion ban: Mitch McConnell
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A.] Oct 17 : US Senate will vote on a 20-week abortion ban, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said on Monday.

  • BJP MLA's house sealed over Rs. 3.5 crore unpaid loan
    Udaipur (Rajasthan) , October 17 : House of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA, Motilal Dangi, here was sealed after he failed to pay Rs 3.5 crore loan to a Mumbai based finance company.

  • YSR Congress workers create ruckus during party meeting
    Anantapur (Andhra Pradesh) , October 17 : In a major setback to YSR Congress leader Mithun Reddy, two party factions created ruckus and threatened to resign during a party meeting held in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur.

  • One dead, two injured in knife attack outside London Tube station
    London [United Kingdom], October 17 : A man was killed, while two others were injured in a knife attack at Parsons Green in London on Monday.

  • Emerald Star capsize: 10 Indians still missing, says Swaraj
    New Delhi Oct 17 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Monday night said that 10 Indian crew members were still missing from the Emerald Star capsize incident.

  • 'International community must help resolve Rohingya refugee crisis'
    New Delhi , October 17 : Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Syed Moazzam Ali on Monday said that it's necessary to resolve the Rohingya issue at the earliest as Bangladesh has given shelter to the refugees on the humanitarian grounds.

  • Maharashtra: Supply of agricultural produce not to be disturbed during Diwali
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 16 : Under the directive of Maharashtra government, the Agricultural Produce Marketing Committees (APMCs) of Maharashtra will remain open during Diwali festival, invalidating reports that claimed APMCs of Nashik may close for a period of seven to nine days during the festival.

  • CPI(M) slams Sangeet Som over Taj Mahal remarks
    New Delhi , Oct 16 : The Communist Party of India (Marxist) on Monday slammed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Sangeet Som for his Taj Mahal remarks and said people like him try to divide people on religious grounds.

  • Som's Taj Mahal remarks his personal viewpoint: RSS
    Patna/Lucknow , Oct 16 : The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Monday said the statement made by Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Sangeet Som was his personal viewpoint.

  • Notice issued to BMC over red beacon atop Mumbai Mayor's car
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Oct 16 : Tardeo Road Transport Office (RTO) on Monday issued notice to Bombay Municipal Corporation (BMC) over red beacon atop Mumbai Mayor Vishwanath Mahadeshwar's official car.

  • Rajesh wanted to fight till end to clear Aarushi's name: Dinesh Talwar
    Noida (Uttar Pradesh) October 16 : Hours after dentist couple Nupur and Rajesh Talwar walked free from the Dasna jail, the latter's brother, Dinesh Talwar said that his fight was to bring both Rajesh and Nupur out of jail and revealed that Rajesh wanted to fight till the end to clear his daughter's name.

  • Former sarpanch Ramzan Sheikh shot dead by terrorists in Shopian
    Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir) October 16 : Three terrorists today shot dead former sarpanch (village head), Ramzan Sheikh of Imam Sahib village in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian in a scuffle, the police said.

  • Farm Rich Adds Three Party Pleasers To Snack Lineup
    ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga: From rowdy gameday gatherings to festive holiday table spreads, Farm Rich is adding three new Special Edition Snacks to its lineup for these occasions and more: Pimento Cheese Bites, Fiesta Chicken Roll Ups and Avocado Slices. These premium new snacks and appetizers are available now in the frozen food aisle at select grocery stores nationwide.

  • Historic Partnership Aims to Accelerate the Discovery of Novel Treatment Targets for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
    BALTIMORE, Md: The Lieber Institute for Brain Development (LIBD) and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced today that they are establishing an historic research partnership to discover new approaches to finding treatments that will improve the lives of individuals suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

  • GoFundMe: How to Immediately Help Those Impacted by the California Wildfires
    REDWOOD CITY, Calif: Late Sunday evening, devastating wildfires hit California, and the powerful fires continue to impact those in their paths. In response, GoFundMe launched a centralized hub for campaigns created to help those affected by the California wildfires.

  • ViewSonic ViewBoard with the Intel Unite Solution Modernizes Meeting Rooms
    TORONTO: ViewSonic Corp., a leading global provider of visual solution products, announced a strategic partnership with Intel Corporation to deliver smarter unified communications (UC) in conference rooms and classrooms.

  • Plan International Canada declares #GirlsBelongHere to mark the sixth International Day of the Girl
    TORONTO: In the lead up to International Day of the Girl on Oct. 11, 2017, Plan International Canada is celebrating young women leaders from across the country who are stepping into their dream jobs for a day as part of the organization's #GirlsBelongHere initiative.

  • Pie Five Pizza Lands Deal At San Francisco International Airport
    SAN FRANCISCO: Pie Five Pizza Co. is known for customizable pizzas prepared and ready to enjoy in just five minutes or less. Travelers at San Francisco International Airport will soon appreciate that speed and freshness at the newest Pie Five Pizza Co. opening later this Fall. The new Pie Five will be the perfect destination for travelers looking for a quick and delicious bite before or between flights.