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  • Rajkummar Rao suffers leg fracture on sets of 'Lip Sing Battle'
    New Delhi , Oct. 23 : Bollywood actor Rajkummar Rao, who is riding high on success of his latest two movies 'Bareilly ki Barfi' and 'Newton', has hurt himself on the sets of Farah Khan's show 'Lip Sing Battle'.

  • Dinakaran to contest in RK Nagar bypoll
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu), Oct 23 : Sidelined All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader TTV Dinakaran on Monday announced that he will be contesting the RK Nagar bypoll in Chennai.

  • Govt. covering up its corruption through Rajasthan Ordinance: Congress
    New Delhi , Oct. 23 : The Congress party on Monday said that the Centre wants to cover up its own corruption through the Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Ordinance.

  • Sports fraternity hails Srikanth on maiden Denmark Open title win
    New Delhi , Oct.23 : The sports fraternity has heaped praise on Kidambi Srikanth for winning his maiden Denmark Open Super Series Premier title on Sunday.

  • MoS P. P. Chaudhary backs Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) ordinance
    New Delhi , Oct. 23 : Minister of State (MoS) Law and Justice P. P. Chaudhary on Monday backed the Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Ordinance.

  • `Saaho` first look: SS Rajamouli impressed by Prabhas` 'stylish' look
    New Delhi , Oct. 23 : As a treat to all Prabhas' fans, the makers of 'Saaho' have released the first look of the film on the actor's birthday.

  • PM Modi praises Srikanth on maiden Denmark Open title win
    New Delhi , Oct 23 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth for lifting his maiden Denmark Open Super Series Premier title, saying the victory had made every Indian proud.

  • Waqf Board merger can't end corruption: Shia cleric
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , Oct 23 : After the Uttar Pradesh government proposed the merger of the Shia and Sunni Waqf Boards, Shia cleric Maulana Yasub Abbas said such a step would not reduce corruption in the statutory bodies.

  • Credihealth to invest Rs.100 crore to augment technology, infrastructure
    New Delhi , Oct. 23 : India's leading medical assistance company Credihealth on Monday announced its plans to invest Rs. 100 crore in the next three years to augment technology and infrastructure for expansion in new geographies pan India.

  • Accenture joins 'Partnership on AI' alliance to develop subject understanding
    New Delhi , Oct. 23 : Accenture on Monday announced joining hands with the 'Partnership on AI' alliance of businesses, researchers, academics and policy makers that work to advance the understanding of artificial intelligence (AI) technology and develop best practices on the challenges and opportunities within the field.

  • SBI claims 3.2 pct fiscal deficit target is 'on point'
    New Delhi , Oct. 23 : The State Bank of India's (SBI) Economic Research Department in its report has claimed that fiscal deficit target of 3.2 percent is on point, adding that projections of revenue slippage in FY18 are grossly misconstrued.

  • Yogi Govt. to ensure comfort for tourist, pilgrims
    Chitrakoot (Uttar Pradesh) , Oct 23: On the second day of his Chitrakoot visit, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath said his government will try to provide all facilities to the pilgrims and tourists visiting the temple town.

  • Small child's body found in culvert in Texas
    Richardson (Texas) [United States], Oct 23 : Authorities in Texas, United States, have found the body of a small child.

  • TAB Capital strengthens senior management across categories
    New Delhi , Oct. 23 : India's fastest growing and award-winning Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) TAB Capital has announced appointment of three key leadership positions.

  • US's India Outreach Policy for Asia Pacific should be leveraged: IACC
    New Delhi, Oct.23 : The recent unequivocal India outreach stand of the United States to maintain balance in the geo-politics should have more economic thrust and content to ensure sustained positive policy architecture in the Asia Pacific, according to Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC).

  • Congress protests against Rajasthan Ordinance outside state assembly
    Jaipur (Rajasthan), Oct. 23 : The Congress leaders on Monday staged a protest outside Rajasthan assembly against Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Ordinance.

  • Air Quality Index lower than 300 in parts of Delhi
    New Delhi (India), Oct 23 : Air quality in Delhi was seen to be improving with Air Quality Index (AQI) recorded at lower than 300.

  • Man burnt to death in Damoh
    Damoh (Madhya Pradesh) , Oct 23 : In a shocking incident, a man has been burnt to death for protesting against daughter's molestation in Damoh, Madhya Pradesh.

  • Asthana's appointment destroying CBI's independence: Prashant Bhushan
    New Delhi , Oct. 23 : Senior advocate Prashant Bhushan on Monday dubbed the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as Special Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) 'illegal'.

  • Patidar leader alleges BJP's Varun Patel bribed him, Varun rejects claim
    Ahmedabad(Gujarat) October 23 : Patidar leader Narendra Patel, a close aide of Hardik Patel, on Sunday alleged that he was offered Rs 1 crore to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

  • PM Modi congratulates 'dear friend' Abe on election win
    New Delhi , Oct. 23 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday congratulated his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe as his ruling coalition won a resounding victory in Sunday's snap election, securing a two-thirds majority in the Lower House.

  • Eight IPS officers, including Rakesh Asthana, promoted
    New Delhi , October 23 : Gujarat cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Rakesh Asthana was on Sunday appointed as the special director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

  • Abbasi becomes first Pak PM to fly military helicopter
    Islamabad [Pakistan], Oct 23 : Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has become the first Pakistani Prime Minister to fly a military helicopter as he took the Turkish T129 for a test flight on Sunday.

  • Twin bomb blasts kill 13 in Nigeria
    Maiduguri [Nigeria], Oct 24 : At least 13 people were killed and several others injured in twin bomb blasts in the restive northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Sunday.

  • Shia body opposes Waqf boards merger
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , October 23 : All India Shia Personal Law Board (AISPLB) on Monday said it was against the proposed merger of Shia and Sunni Waqf boards in Uttar Pradesh and would take up the matter with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.

  • Tillerson meets Qatar Foreign Minister in bid to resolve gulf crisis
    Doha [Qatar], Oct 23 : United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held talks with his Qatari counterpart Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani in a bid to resolve the Gulf diplomatic crisis.

  • Delhi HC to hear plea seeking criminalisation of marital rape
    New Delhi , October 23 : The Delhi High Court will on Monday hear a plea seeking criminalisation of marital rape.

  • Jama Masjid blast case: Court to frame charges against Yasin Bhatkal today
    New Delhi , October 23 : The Patiala House Court on Monday will frame the charges against Indian Mujahideen chief Yasin Bhatkal and other accused in 2010 Jama Masjid car blast case.

  • CPM corners J'khand govt over PDS-Aadhar linking
    Ranchi (Jharkhand) , October 23 : Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPM) leader Brinda Karat on Sunday accused the BJP-led government in the state for lying over the issue of linking of Aadhar with the Public Distribution System (PDS).

  • New Zealand beat India by six wickets in first ODI
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) Oct 22 : New Zealand defeated India by six-wickets in the first One-Day-International (ODI) match at the Wankhede Stadium here on Sunday.

  • Big B sad to wrap ninth season of KBC
    New Delhi , Oct 23 : "A peculiar sadness descends upon all those that have connected with us," wrote megastar Amitabh Bachchan as he wrapped up the latest season of Kaun Banega Crorepati.

  • Swaraj opens new Indian chancery complex in Dhaka
    Dhaka [Bangladesh], Oct 23 : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj who is currently on a visit to Bangladesh inaugurated a new chancery complex of the Indian High Commission in Dhaka.

  • Multiple factors led EC to hold Himachal polls earlier: CEC
    New Delhi , Oct 23 : Chief Election Commissioner Achal Kumar Joti on Monday said multiple factors, including the weather had come into play when deciding why to hold elections in Himachal Pradesh earlier than Gujarat.

  • SC directs Unitech MD to produce bonafide for release from jail
    New Delhi , Oct. 23 : The Supreme Court on Monday directed Unitech Managing Director Sanjay Chandra to produce a bonafide by depositing a substantial amount if he wishes to come out of jail.

  • `Uncapped` Shreyas Iyer, Mohammed Siraj named in India T20I squad
    Mumbai , Oct 23 : Batsman Shreyas Iyer and fast bowler Mohammed Siraj have been named in the 16-man Indian squad for the three-match T20I series against New Zealand, beginning November 1 at the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, New Delhi.

  • Shraddha wishes 'Baahubali' Prabhas on birthday
    New Delhi , Oct. 23 : It seems like Shraddha Kapoor is in complete awe of her 'Saaho' co-star Prabhas.

  • Kerala teen commits suicide at school
    Kollam (Kerala), Oct 23 : A 15-year-old girl in Kerala's Kollam succumbed to her injuries on Monday morning, a day after jumping from the third floor of her school.

  • GST will remain a 'Good and Simple Tax': Naqvi
    New Delhi Oct 23 : Union Minister of Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Monday said the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will remain as a Good and Simple Tax in the coming days to come.

  • Truecaller reports 21 pct surge in user registration on '1mg'
    New Delhi , Oct 23 : In the wake of Truecaller SDK's integration with e-commerce healthcare start-up '1mg', the latter witnessed an impact upside of 21 percent increase in its daily user registration.

  • Ashwin, Jadeja recalled for Test series against Lanka
    Mumbai , Oct 23 : The Indian spin duo of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja been recalled in the 16-member national squad for the three-match Test series against Sri Lanka, beginning November 16 at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata.

  • Nominations filed in regions bordering China for Nepal polls
    Mygadi [Nepal], Oct.23 : Candidates of political parties in areas in Nepal bordering China have filed their nominations for the first phase of elections for the House of Representatives and Provincial Councils, which is scheduled to be held on November 26.

  • SC seeks Gujarat Govt's reply in Bilkis Bano case
    New Delhi , Oct. 23 : The Supreme Court sought a detailed reply from the Gujarat Government within four weeks in connection with Bilkis Bano gang-rape case.

  • Adarsh Credit partners with Oxigen Services to provide financial inclusion to 1L villages
    New Delhi , Oct. 23 : Adarsh Credit, India's largest credit co-operative society signed an agreement with Oxigen Services, India's leading payment solutions provider. Adarsh Credit decided to use Oxigen's existing retail network of 200,000 retail points, who will become business correspondents of Adarsh Credit.

  • Narendra Patel bribery row: Gujarat can't be bought, tweets Rahul Gandhi
    New Delhi , Oct. 23 : Responding to Patidar leader Narendra Patel's claim of being offered Rs 1 crore to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in poll-bound Gujarat, Congress Party vice president Rahul Gandhi said the state is priceless, and cannot be bought at any cost.

  • Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) ordinance tabled in Assembly
    Jaipur (Rajasthan) , Oct. 23 : The Rajasthan Government on Monday tabled the Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) ordinance in State Assembly.

  • Several injured in Quetta blast
    Quetta (Balochistan) [Pakistan], Oct 23 : An explosion near a police van in Quetta's Hazarganji Sabzi Mandi area left several people injured on Monday morning.

  • Afghan President Ghani to arrive in India tomorrow
    New Delhi , Oct 23 : Afghanistan's President, Mohammad Ashraf Ghani will arrive in India tomorrow.

  • It's a girl! Esha Deol and Bharat Takhtani welcomes first child
    New Delhi , October 23 : Esha Deol and hubby Bharat Takhtani have been blessed with a baby girl.

  • Patidar leader Sawani resigns from BJP over fake promises
    Ahmedabad (Gujarat) , Oct. 22 : As the state gears up for the upcoming assembly elections, another Patidar leader Nikhil Sawani on Monday announced his resignation from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), citing the reason to be unfulfilled promises made by the party.

  • First batch of Afghan Pilots complete 'Black Hawk' training in U.S.
    Kabul [Afghanistan], Oct 23 : The first batch of the Afghan Air Force pilots completed their training in the United States for the newly-deployed modern UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters, reported the Khaama Press.

  • Narendra Patel alleges of being bribed by BJP, Varun Patel rejects claim
    Ahmedabad(Gujarat) Oct.23 : Patidar leader Narendra Patel a close aide of Hardik Patel on Sunday alleged that he was offered a whooping amount of Rs 1 crore to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) amid inching state polls.

  • Kashmiris hold protest outside Pak High Commission in London to mark 'Black Day'
    London (United Kingdom), Oct.23 : Kashmiri activists held a demonstration outside the Pakistan High Commission in London on Sunday evening to mark the 70th anniversary of tribal invasion of Jammu and Kashmir.

  • Gujarat poll dates row: EC denting its own credibility, says Congress
    New Delhi , October 23 : The Congress Party on Monday said that the Election Commission (EC) has allowed its own credibility to be dented by not announcing the poll dates in Gujarat, while adding that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was not a 'Shahenshah' (Emperor) and India was not his 'Sultanat' (Empire).

  • Indonesia seek explanations after US denies entry to its military chief
    Jakarta [Indonesia], Oct 23 : Indonesia has demanding an explanation after its military chief General Gatot Nurmantyo was denied entry into the United States on Saturday, despite having an invitation from US General Joseph F. Dunford Jr., chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

  • MP CM visits National Museum of American History; meets Indian envoy
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], October 23 : Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, on a six-day visit to in Washington D.C., paid a visit to National Museum of American History.

  • Property dealer shot dead in Delhi
    New Delhi , October 23 : A property dealer was shot dead, while another sustained injuries, after some assailants fired upon them in Brahampuri area of Usmanpur in Delhi on Sunday around 10 p.m.

  • SC to hear Unitech real estate developers' case today
    New Delhi , October 23 : The Supreme Court on Monday will hear a fraud case against Unitech Managing Director Sanjay Chandra.

  • Receiving suggestions on Shia-Sunni Waqf board merger: Mohsin Raza
    Rampur (Uttar Pradesh) , October 23 : State minister for Waqf and Haj, Mohsin Raza on Sunday said that the Uttar Pradesh Government is receiving suggestions from the public for merging state Shia Central Waqf Board and UP Sunni Central Waqf Board, adding the proposals will be sent for a legal advice.

  • Man arrested after hostage situation at Nuneaton bowling alley
    Nuneaton [UK], Oct 23 : Police have arrested a man following a hostage situation reported at a bowling alley in Nuneaton.

  • Hostage situation in Warwickshire not related to terrorism: Police
    London [United Kingdom] Oct 22 : Warwickshire Police is dealing with a hostage situation in Nuneaton area on Sunday but clarified that the incident is not connected to terrorism.