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  • Maharashtra CM dismisses reports of Rs.300 crore being spent on building govt's image
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 17 : Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Tuesday rubbishes the reports of Rs. 300 crore being spent on building state government's image.

  • Bipasha Basu turns down offer to endorse aerated drink!
    New Delhi . Oct. 17 : Bollywood actress Bipasha Basu, who is immensely disciplined with her fitness regime, was recently approached by the makers of a popular aerated drink to endorse their product on the social media.

  • JLaw felt 'trapped', 'objectified' in her early career
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Oct. 17 : Hollywood superstar Jennifer Lawrence, who is known to speak his heart in important matters, has opened about a moment she experience in her early career, which made her feel 'objectified'.

  • HCIL inaugurates new satellite communications hub at Manesar
    New Delhi , Oct. 17 : Hughes Communications India Ltd., a majority-owned subsidiary of Hughes Network Systems, LLC (HUGHES) inaugurated a new India satellite hub at Manesar. This greenfield facility is the third of its kind after existing and operational facilities at Gurgaon and Hyderabad.

  • 'Amadeus' actor Roy Dotrice dies at 94
    London [UK], October 17 : Veteran British actor, Roy Dotrice, best known for playing Leopold Mozart in the Oscar-winning film 'Amadeus', took his last breath on October 16, at the age of 94.

  • YSRCP workers changed loyalties to join TDP
    Amaravati (Andhra Pradesh) , Oct. 17 : 10 workers of Yuvajana Shramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) have joined the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) while their leader and MP Butta Renuka has extended support to Chandrababu Naidu-led TDP government in Andhra Pradesh.

  • HP Assembly Elections: Virbhadra Singh to contest from Solan; son to contest from Shimla
    Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) , October 17 : Himachal Pradesh is in full swing for the Assembly Elections. Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh will contest from Arki (Solan district) this time, while his son Vikramaditya will contest from Shimla, says sources.

  • Taj Mahal row: Was built by blood, sweat of Indian labourers, says Yogi Adityanath
    Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) , October 17 : Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday gave a clear snub to his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Sangeet Som for stirring the Taj Mahal controversy, stating that it does not matter who built it and for what reason; it was built by blood and sweat of Indian labourers.

  • India's first global conference on adolescent health focuses on "Investing in Youth for a Healthy New India"
    New Delhi , Oct 17 : The biggest global event in adolescent health - The World Congress on Adolescent Health - is coming to India. Held only once every four years, the International Association for Adolescent Health's 11th World Congress on Adolescent Health, 'Investing in Adolescent Health - the Future is Now' will be held in New Delhi, India from 27-29 October 2017.

  • At least 10 killed in Afghan attack
    Gardez [Afghanistan], Oct 17 : At least ten people have reportedly been killed and dozens injured when a suicide car bomber and gunmen attacked a provincial Afghan police training academy on Tuesday.

  • Magnetic IED blast kills one in Kabul
    Kabul [Afghanistan], Oct 17 : One person was killed in a magnetic IED explosion in Kabul on Tuesday.

  • Fingerlix raises USD 7 million in Series B round of funding
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Oct. 17 : The fresh, ready-to-cook (RTC) food solutions brand Fingerlix has announced raising of USD 7 million from Accel Partners and Zephyr Peacock in Series B round of fundraise.

  • Hatsun Agro Product invests Rs. 60 cr to support farmers in Tamil Nadu, Telangana
    New Delhi , Oct. 17 : Hatsun Agro Product Ltd. (HAP), a leading dairy company with well-known brands such as 'Arun', 'IBACO' and 'Hatsun' has invested Rs. 60 crore to expand its cattle feed production plant in Tamil Nadu. The plant will support the growing requirements of the farming community in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka and Maharashtra.

  • Jharkhand girl starves to death as family did not have Aadhaar-linked ration card
    Simdega (Jharkhand) , Oct.17 : An 11-year-old girl allegedly died of starvation in Jharkhand's Simdega District recently, as her family's ration card was not linked to the Aadhaar, the 12 digit unique-identity number issued to all Indian residents based on their biometric and demographic data.

  • Stress as unhealthy as junk food
    Washington D.C [USA], October 17 : As much as lack of nutrition is causing harm to your body, stress does too.

  • Mayim Bialik responds after being accused of 'victim blaming'
    Washington, Oct. 17 : Mayim Bialik, who wrote the now infamous op-ed column 'Being a Feminist in Harvey Weinstein's World', has finally responded to the backlash she has been getting after writing that piece.

  • Producers Guild of America votes to expel Harvey Weinstein
    Los Angeles [U.S.A], Oct. 17 : The Producers Guild of America has voted unanimously to expel Harvey Weinstein.

  • Timely treatment of rare diseases essential for patients' quality life
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu) , Oct 17 : Emphasising on the importance of timely treatment for Lysosomal Storage Disorders (LSDs), medical experts urged for concrete steps to be taken in this direction.

  • Catherine Zeta-Jones 'disgusted' by Harvey Weinstein claims
    Los Angeles [U.S.A], Oct. 17 : Hollywood veteran, Catherine Zeta-Jones, who worked with Harvey Weinstein in 'Chicago', has revealed that she was 'shocked and disgusted' by all the sexual allegations against the studio mogul.

  • Here's how sleep is linked to integrity of sperm DNA
    Washington D.C [USA], October 17 : A link between the duration of sleep and a measure of chromosomal health in sperm have been found, a new study suggested.

  • Family plays important role in managing chronic illness
    Washington D.C. [USA], Oct 17 : Staying with family not only provides affection and emotional support, but also plays an important role in managing chronic illnesses, suggests a recent study.

  • Demolish Rashtrapati Bhavan, Qutub Minar along with Taj Mahal: Azam Khan
    Rampur (Uttar Pradesh) , Oct 17: Samajwadi Party (SP) leader Azam Khan has called for the destruction of Rashtrapati Bhawan, Qutab Minar, Lal Qila, calling the historical buildings a sign of slavery.

  • World's biggest egg producer keen to set up advanced poultry farm in India: Pradhan
    Tokyo [Japan] Oct. 17 : Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday informed that ISE Foods, one of world's biggest producers of eggs, is willing to set up an advanced poultry farm in India on a pilot basis.

  • Jaitley unveils MCX's gold options contracts on Dhanteras
    New Delhi , Oct. 17 : Multi Commodity Exchange of India Ltd. (MCX) launched India's first gold options contract on the occasion of Dhanteras. The commodity options trading with gold was unveiled by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, here in New Delhi.

  • Want to win every match I play: Kidambi Srikanth
    New Delhi , Oct 17 : Ace Indian shuttler Kidambi Srikanth has expressed his desire to win every single match he plays as he looks forward to make a winning start in the Denmark Open Super Series Premier, which begins here on Tuesday.

  • Dera violence: A police personnel, Dera CA arrested for involvement in violence conspiracy
    Chandigarh Oct. 17 : One police personnel has been arrested for plotting Dera chief Gurmeet Singh Ram Rahim Singh's escape from Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Panchkula on September 25.

  • 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.

  • Money laundering case: Delhi HC adjourns hearing of Moin Qureshi till Oct 23
    New Delhi , October 17 : The Delhi High Court on Tuesday adjourned hearing of meat exporter Moin Qureshi till October 23, in connection with a money laundering case.

  • Uncapped Frylinck, Mulder named in Proteas T20I squad
    Johannesburg [South Africa], Oct 17 : The uncapped duo of Robbie Frylinck and Wiaan Mulder has been named in the 14-member South African T20I squad for the two-match series against Bangladesh, beginning October 26 in Bloemfontein.

  • BJP questions Congress' silence on Robert Vadra-Sanjay Bhandari link
    New Delhi Oct. 17 : Union Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday launched a fresh salvo against the Congress party and questioned their unusual silence on the involvement of party chief Sonia Gandhi's son-in-law Robert Vadra in various matters.

  • Google tributes 'The Life and Legacy of Selena Quintanilla' with Doodle
    Washington D.C. [USA], October 17 : Selena Quintanilla, the Queen of Tejano music got her own Google Doodle.

  • Casualties feared in drone attack near Pak-Afghan border: Report
    Kurram Agency [Pakistan], Oct 17 : Casualties are feared to rise in a drone attack in Kurram Agency on Tuesday, Geo News reported attributing to sources.

  • 'I hope' I'm not like Shakti Kumaarr : `Secret Superstar` Aamir
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Oct 17 : Bollywood megastar Aamir Khan, who will next be seen donning a quirky avatar in 'Secret Superstar', hopes he is not like Shakti Kumaarr in real life.

  • Govt. awareness of cyber terrorism must: Kaspersky Asia-Pacific MD
    Phuket [Thailand], Oct.17 : The subject and issue of cyber-terrorism should be on the agenda of every government, says the Managing Director (Asia-Pacific) of global cyber security company Kaspersky Lab.

  • Thank you India for backing us, says USA hat-trick hero Tim Weah
    New Delhi , Oct 17 : First thing came to our mind before coming out of the tunnel that we're back home. Thank You for backing us, says USA striker Tim Weah, while lavishing praise on exuberant Delhi crowd, who were backing the team during their thumping 5-0 win over Paraguay in the last-16 clash of the FIFA U-17 World Cup at the Jwaharlal Nehru Stadium last evening.

  • Remark on EC was in accordance with JDU's interest: Pavan Varma
    New Delhi Oct. 17 : Janata Dal (United) spokesperson and general secretary Pavan Varma on Tuesday defended his statement against the Election Commission (EC), saying that the remark was completely in accordance with the party's established opinion.

  • Maha Transport Strike: Commuters, staff urges govt. to take action
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 17 : Commuters on Monday complained to the state government for the inconvenience caused by the indefinite strike of the staffs of Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC).

  • Riz Ahmed in negotiations to star in Netflix's 'Hamlet'
    Los Angeles [U.S.A], Oct. 17 : Emmy award-winning star Riz Ahmed is in talks to star in Netflix's 'Hamlet'.

  • Ed Sheeran rushed to hospital after being hit by car
    London [UK], Oct.17 : Since the time Ed Sheeran's Mumbai concert was announced, the fans have been eagerly waiting to groove to the tunes of the Grammy-nominated singer.

  • CPEC violates rights of Gilgit residents, says Hague Centre for Strategic Studies
    Brussels [Belgium], Oct.17 : Europe's leading think tanks have declared that the China Pakistan Economic Corridor or CPEC is violating the human rights of the people of Gilgit-Baltistan, a disputed territory over which the highway passes, and its construction is causing immense ecological damage to the region.

  • Private sector must contribute to development of yoga and Ayurveda: PM Modi
    New Delhi , October 17 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the private sector must contribute towards development of yoga and Ayurveda by contributing a part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)?funds.

  • Lack of sleep in pregnancy may contribute to gestational diabetes
    Washington D.C [USA], October 17 : Pregnant women may develop gestational diabetes due to lack of sleep, a new study suggests.

  • Tom Petty laid to rest in private ceremony
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Oct. 17 : Legendary musician Tom Petty, who died earlier this month due to cardiac arrest, has been laid to rest in a private service on Monday in Pacific Palisades, California.

  • Study reveals women in science ask fewer questions than men
    Washington D.C [USA], October 17 : It's a common stereotype that women talk more than men, with some studies even suggesting that women say three times as much as men. However, a new study shows a different perspective.

  • Health alternatives to festive eating
    New Delhi , Oct 17 : In India, festivals are all about celebrations and no occasion is complete without food.

  • Pregnant women who witness childhood poverty, poor support may age prematurely
    Washington D.C [USA], October 17 : Cellular ageing could increase risks for mom and baby, a new study suggested.

  • Here's what Carrie Fisher sent to man who sexually abused her friend
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Oct. 17 : On screen late Carrie Fisher was famous to fight bad guys from a galaxy far, far away.

  • Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander are officially married
    Washington D.C. [U.S.A], Oct. 17 : There has been a new addition in the list of power couples in Hollywood.

  • Hockey Asia Cup 2017: Korea outclass China 4-1 to reach Super 4s
    Dhaka [Bangladesh], Oct 16 (NI): Defending champions Korea produced a superior performance as they outclassed China 4-1 in their Hockey Asia Cup 2017 encounter here at the Moulana Bhashani Hockey National Stadium last evening.

  • Cannot support state transport staff in their demand: Maharashtra
    Mumbai (Maharashtra) , October 17: Maharashtra Transport Minister Diwakar Raote on Tuesday said we cannot support Employees of Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) to fulfill their demands of salary hike.

  • I thought captors were joking when they said Trump was president, recalls ex-Canadian captive
    Toronto [Canada], Oct.17 : A Canadian man who was rescued from the Haqqani Network earlier this week, said he thought his captors were joking when they told him that Donald Trump had become U.S. president.

  • Indian Navy, Coast Guard to get Cooper manufactured diesel engines soon
    New Delhi , Oct.17 : The Indian Navy and the Indian Coast Guard will soon have their respective vessels installed with small and medium-sized diesel engines manufactured by Cooper Corporation,one of the leading manufacturers of engines in India.

  • India, Japan have discussed forward movement on LNG technologies: Dharmendra Pradhan
    Tokyo [Japan], Oct.17 : Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan, who is currently on a visit to Japan, has said that both governments have taken their discussions of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) technologies in inland water and coastal shipping forward. He also said that new developments in global LNG business were also taken up.

  • 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.