New York, Sept 30 : Urgent humanitarian assistance is needed for some 100,000 people trapped in the South Sudanese town of Yei, where the security situation deteriorated rapidly after renewed conflict broke out in Juba, the capital, in early July, the United Nations refugee agency warned today.
New York, Sept 30 : Economic growth is not enough to eliminate poverty in rural areas of Latin America and the Caribbean, and governments need targeted policies and investments for agricultural development and correct historic inequality experienced by millions of people across the region, says a United Nations report released today.
Kolkata, Sept 30 : IIMC Sharodiya Digital Impact Awards 2016 brought forth this year's first ever and the most creative awards segment on Durga Puja.
Bangalore/Kolkata, Sept 30 : Titan Company Limited, India's largest lifestyle company and the world's 5th largest watch manufacturer held the grand finale of its 3rd Titan Elevate program recently, at Royal Orchid, Bangalore.
Dubai, Sept 30 : Airlines major Etihad Airways has been named The Middle East's Leading Airline at the World Travel Awards Middle East, representing a decade of dominance in the category, and one of four accoladescollected during a ceremony at The St. Regis Dubai.
Mumbai, Sept 30 : Etihad Airways has been named 'Best Airline-Business Class' at the TTG Travel Awards for the second consecutive year.
Mumbai, Sept 30 : The makers of M. S. Dhoni: The Untold Story have launched the training video of Sushant preparing for his role the movie.
Mumbai, Sept 30 : SAIL on Friday said it's Bhilai Steel Plant has once again stood up to meet the defence requirements of the nation by accepting and accomplishing the challenge of development and supply of special grade structural steel channels for construction of Bailey Bridges for movement of Border Security Force personnel and materials in sub-zero climatic conditions and difficult terrains at high altitude in the Leh area of Jammu & Kashmir.
Kolkata, Sept 30 : Noodle Oodle, a Chinese restaurant, which is an initiative of Aditya Group, opened its second outlet in Kolkata's Garia area on Friday.
Toronto, Sept 30, : A daycare supervisor in Toronto was accused of sexually assaulting a young boy, police said.
Panaji, Sept 30 : FC Goa unveiled its 24 man squad at the training facility in Nagoa to a rousing welcome from fans and well wishers ahead of the first match of the Hero Indian Super League 2016.
Islamabad, Sept 30 : Pakistan on Friday postponed the 19th SAARC Summit which was scheduled to be held in the country in November,media reports said.
Islamabad, Sept 30 :As India announced it carried out surgical strikes crossing the Line of Control (LoC) into Pakistan-occupied Kashmir, Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif has warned India by saying that 'no one will be allowed to cast an evil eye' on his nation.
Toronto, Sept 30 : Toronto emergency crews rushed to the scene of a crash at Dundas Street West and Sterling Road, around midnight, media reports said.
Mumbai, Sept 30 : Star World's flagship show, Koffee with Karan, is back with a brand new season and we cannot wait to see Season 5's line-up of celebrities as they face the wit of Karan Johar's wit and endless questions on the hotseat.
Mumbai, Sept 30: Amazon Prime Video along with acclaimed filmmaker SS Rajamouli, Graphic India and Arka Mediaworks, on Friday announced a partnership to extend the magnum opus 'Baahubali', a film that earned over ₹600 crores in worldwide box office collections, into a new multi-episode animated series titled -'Baahubali: The Lost Legends'.
Guwahati, Sept 30 : NorthEast United FC owner John Abraham does not believe in superstitions but he will surely love to know the fate of teams who host opening ceremonies in the Hero Indian Super League.
Guwahati, Sept 28 : Football fever now grips Guwahati, the gateway of North East India as the city go to host the opening ceremony of the third season of Indian Super League (ISL) on Oct 1.
Mumbai, Sept 30 : JetPrivilege, the loyalty and rewards management and frequent flyer programme of Jet Airways,on Friday made a monetary donation equivalent of five million JPMiles, to Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs)-Nanhi Kali and Save The Children India, in support of child development and education.
Geneva, Sept 30 : WHO is calling on belligerents in Syria to allow for the immediate and safe evacuation of the sick and wounded from all areas affected by the conflict, including eastern Aleppo.
Chennai, Sept 30 : The AIADMK on Friday said an FIR has been filed against a woman for spreading rumour against Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and party supremo J Jayalalithaa's health.
Geneva, Sept 30 : New analysis by WHO shows that negative or ageist attitudes towards older people are widespread. They also negatively affect older people's physical and mental health.
Mumbai, Sept 30 : Amid criticisms and possible ban on Pakistani actors following the Uri attacks this month, Bollywood superstar Salman Khan seems to have come out in support of them and said the actors from the neighbouring country are not terrorists.
Mumbai, Sep 30: Although carrying the Pulsar moniker for long, Bajaj Auto wanted to give the Bajaj Pulsar VS 400 a new name prior to its launch. Bajaj clearly did not want to sell the VS 400 under its previous badge.
Mumbai, Sept 30 : Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited (Kotak), on Friday announced that it has executed binding share purchase agreement to acquire 99.49% of equity shares of BSS Microfinance Private Limited (BSS), a Non-Banking Finance Company, classified as a NBFC-MFI, from existing shareholders subject to regulatory and other approvals, including Reserve Bank of India.
Kolkata, Sep 30: Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said that he wants Bengal to be a front runner in the development of India, while attending the infrastructure summit organised by the Bengal Chamber on Thursday.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh reviewed the issues of Indo Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) in a meeting held here on Friday.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : The annual infrastructure output of India moved up by 3.2 percent in August, official data released on Friday revealed.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari on Friday said that India's relations with Africa was not a transactional partnership.
Kolkata, Sept 30 : Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari will be coming to Kolkata on Sunday on a two-day visit.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : Director General Border Roads (DGBR) Lt Gen Suresh Sharma concluded his five-day visit to Arunachal Pradesh, on Friday.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : The 8th batch of 25 declassified files relating to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose were released online on web portal www.netajipapers.gov.in. on Friday by N.K. Sinha, Secretary, Ministry of Culture.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : M. Venkaiah Naidu, Minister of Information and Broadcasting, will be felicitating the winners of the Swachh Bharat Short Film Festival in a special felicitation programme to be held in New Delhi on Oct 2.
Mumbai, Sept 30 : Sushant Singh Rajput's latest movie M.S Dhoni : The Untold Story, which is based on the life of India's World Cup winning skipper MS Dhoni, hit the silver screen on Friday.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the Government is working on a target date of Apr 1, 2017 for the roll out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the country.
Kolkata, Sept 30 : Kader Khan and Ali Khan, who were arrested on Thursday night in connection with Suzette Jordan's gang-rape case, were produced in a local court in Kolkata on Friday afternoon and sent to police custody for 14 days.
Kolkata, Sept 30 : After a barren second session for the New Zealand team, the Kiwi bowlers made a strong comeback in the match by picking up 4 wickets in the ensuing session to even honours with India here on Friday, day one of the second Test match.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : The World Health Organization today urged countries across the WHO South-East Asia Region to continue to take decisive action to prevent, detect and respond to Zika virus as Thailand confirmed two cases of Zika-related microcephaly.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday delivered the inaugural address at INDOSAN - the India Sanitation Conference - in New Delhi.
Mumbai, Sep 30 : Although the Indian market ended Friday in positive territory, the Nifty saw its biggest decline in four weeks and managing to stay above 8600, according to media reports.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday said his party is supporting Prime Minister Narnedra Modi's move to carry out the surgical strikes crossing the Line of Control (LoC) into Pakistan-occupied Kashmir.
Kolkata, Sept 30 : In its commitment to boost festive mood for consumers, LGElectronics India is offering a bunch of compelling offers this festival season for its consumers.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : : The Supreme Court on Friday passed a fresh order to Karnataka for releasing 6000 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu till Coctober six, reports said.
New Delhi, Sep 30 : Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) L Ganeshan filed nomination for the Rajya Sabha bypoll from Madhya Pradesh on Friday. according to media reports.
Patna, Sept 30 (The Bihar Post/IBNS): RJD politician Mohammad Shahabuddin on Friday said his supporters would serve a befitting reply to the ruling Nitish Kumar government in the next elections.
Kolkata, Sept 30 : Continuing his fine form, Cheteshwar Pujara posted his third half century in the ongoing Test series against New Zealand, coming in equal number of innings here on Friday, day one of the second Test match.
New Delhi, Sep 30 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the India Sanitation Conference (INDOSAN), in New Delhi on Friday.
Mumbai, Sept 30 : The makers of Anna have launched the song Annapurna Dharti from the film on Thursday.
Patna, Sept 30 (The Bihar Post/IBNS): The Patna High Court struck down the Bihar government's order imposing total prohibition in the state, terming it as "illegal", on Friday.
Kolkata, Sept 30 : Fashion brand Lakme recently announced the addition of four new colours to their Absolute Lip Pout collection.
Kolkata, Sept 30 : Nearly four years and eight months after a middle-aged woman- Suzette Jordan- was gang-raped in Kolkata's Park Street area, the Kolkata Police on Thursday night arrested Kader Khan- the main accused in the case- from Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh, officials said.
Patna, Sep 30 : The Patna High Court on Friday quashed Bihar government's Prohibition of Liquor Act, calling it 'illegal', according to media reports.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : : The Supreme Court on Friday cancelled the bail of controversial Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Mohammad Shahabuddin,sending him back to jail, reports said.
Patna, Sept 30 (The Bihar Post/IBNS): A major fire broke out in the office of the education department in Bihar early Friday morning, destroying many important files.
Kolkata, Sept 30 : Education Promotion Society for India (EPSI), a National body representing wide spectrum of education sector and education service providers in association with the Association of Professional Academic Institutions, West Bengal (APAI, WB) on Thursday had organized a Round Table Meeting on "New Education Policy - Implications for School and Higher Education".
New Delhi, Sept 30 : : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday that all attempts are being made to free the Indian soldier, who was captured after "inadvertently straying" into Pakistan.
Kolkata, Sept 30 : Following a drubbing in the inaugural Test match of the series, the New Zealand bowlers came back strongly to bowl immaculately and pick up three key Indian wickets to leave the host reeling here on Friday, day one of the second Test match.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : : The toll in the Uri terror attack rose to 19 as another solider succumbed to his injuries in a hospital in Delhi a day after the Indian Army's surgical strikes on terror launch pads across the Line of Control, reports said.
New Delhi, Sept 30 : : Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to hold a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Security on Friday to review the situation along India's border with Pakistan and at the Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir after the Indian Army's "surgical strikes" against terrorists across the border,NDTV reports.
Kolkata, Sept 30 : The Bengali community on Friday celebrated Mahalaya, the auspicious occasion where one pays tribute to his forefathers following a dip in the Ganges.