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 2019-09-21 02:12 

The Hindu

Tropical storm Imelda leaves 4 dead in Texas, hundreds stranded...

City officials said they had received more than 1,500 high-water rescue calls to 911, most from drivers stuck on flooded roads...

 2019-09-21 01:56 

Business Insider India

Inside the lavish state dinner with Australia, the Trumps' second such formal evening at the White House...

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hosted their second state dinner on Friday night, in honor of the prime minister of Australia. A bevy of...

 2019-09-21 01:51 

Hindustan Times

Daughters' Day 2019: Here's why Daughters' Day is celebrated...

Initially, Daughters' Day was celebrated to erase this stigma, this is mostly the case in developing countries where daughters are seen as a burden, on account of cultural practices like giving of dowry, etc....

 2019-09-21 01:48 

The Financial Express

Donald Trump to meet Imran Khan a day before holding talks with PM Modi in New York next week...

Trump is expected to arrive in New York on Sunday night after his participation with Modi at the...

 2019-09-21 01:44 

Odisha Sun Times

Elephant Gauri dies at Odisha's Nandankanan zoo...
 2019-09-21 01:43 

Hindustan Times

Happy Birthday Kareena Kapoor: 10 times the Bollywood diva proved style is eternal...

Happy Birthday Kareena Kapoor: On Bebo's 39th birthday, let's appreciate the divas evolving style with some of our favourite looks that she sported. Read on....

 2019-09-21 01:42 

NDTV

Russia Mocks "Brilliant" US Systems That Failed To Stop Saudi Oil Attack...

The attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities last weekend were a disaster for both Riyadh and Washington, with weapons allegedly made in Iran circumventing expensive U.S. missile defense systems....

 2019-09-21 01:42 

Hindustan Times

Saudi Arabia reveals extent to oil plants after drone strike...

Yemen's Tehran-linked Huthi rebels, who on Friday announced a sudden halt to attacks on Saudi Arabia, claimed the strikes on state giant Aramco's facilities in Khurais and the world's largest oil processing facility at Abqaiq....

 2019-09-21 01:40 

Hindustan Times

No need to strike trade deal with China before 2020 elections, says Donald Trump...

The trade dispute between the US and China widened in August, with each side imposing retaliatory tariffs on the other. But there have been signs of deescalation in recent days, and Trump has increasingly expressed optimism of reaching a deal with China....

 2019-09-21 01:40 

The Hindu

HC defers verdict on PIL against CJ's transfer...

Petitioner questions Supreme Court collegium's authority...

 2019-09-21 01:36 

The Financial Express

Gudibande Fort: Nandi Hills is perhaps the most cherished weekend gateway of Bangaloreans...

From 2006-13, Honda Cars India sold what is globally called the eighth-generation Civic. It then skipped the ninth-generation, and earlier this year the tenth-generation arrived in India....

 2019-09-21 01:35 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Act like elder brother on SYL: Shah to Punjab...

Pradeep Sharma Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 20 Union Home Minister Amit Shah today urged Punjab to act like an elder brother and adopt a positive approach in resolving Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) canal issue with Haryana. Speaking at 29th meeti...

 2019-09-21 01:35 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Chinmayanand held for rape...

Lucknow, September 20 The special investigation team (SIT) on Friday finally arrested BJP MP Swami Chinmayanand in a case of alleged rape levelled by a law student against him. He has been sent to judicial custody for 14 days. However, instead of register...

 2019-09-21 01:35 

The Tribune

[ India ]

UN chief may raise human rights situation in Kashmir...

Tribune News Service New Delhi, September 20 In a development that may not restrict developments in Jammu and Kashmir to just a sparring contest between India and Pakistan at the United Nations, its Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is likely to speak on...

 2019-09-21 01:35 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Big bang stimulus for corporates...

Sandeep Dikshit Tribune News Service New Delhi, September 20 Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today cut corporate taxes to the lowest level among South-East Asian countries, the move coming ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with...

 2019-09-21 01:35 

The Tribune

[ India ]

253 habeas corpus pleas post lockdown...

Rifat Mohidin Tribune News Service Srinagar, September 20 In the Jammu and Kashmir High Court, 253 habeas corpus petitions were filed from August 5 to September 19 and 37 of these were filed on a single day (August 27), court records show. Habeas corpus i...

 2019-09-21 01:35 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Mobile services in Valley back on Sept 27?...

Amit Khajuria Tribune News Service Jammu, September 20 Cellphone connectivity in the Kashmir valley may be restored on or immediately after September 27, the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Pakistan premier Imran Khan are to address the UN General As...

 2019-09-21 01:35 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Highway land acquisition: SC rules owners entitled to solatium, interest...

Satya Prakash Tribune News Service New Delhi, September 20 Besides compensation, land owners are entitled to get solatium and interest for the land compulsorily acquired for constructing highways, the Supreme Court has ruled. The ruling came on a batch of...

 2019-09-21 01:34 

The Financial Express

Corporate credit likely to pick up from October: SBI...

According to him, nobody would come for fresh borrowing with around 70-80% capacity utilisation for corporate sector, "Nobody is willing to commit new capital expenditure....

 2019-09-21 01:32 

The Financial Express

PM-Kisan: Centre tells states to speed up Aadhaar verification...

After the finance ministry took up the issue of slow disbursal of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan) benefit with the agriculture ministry earlier this week, there has been a considerable improvement in the pay-out...

 2019-09-21 01:32 

Hindustan Times

USPresident Donald Trump to meet Pakistan PM first, then PM Modi in New York:Report...

Donald Trump is expected to arrive in New York on Sunday night after his participation with Modi at the 'Howdy, Modi!' event in Houston where the two leaders will address over 50,000 Indian-Americans....

 2019-09-21 01:32 

Hindustan Times

Joe Biden demands Donald Trump release transcript of call in whistleblower case...

Trump "should immediately release the transcript of the call in question, so that the American people can judge for themselves," Biden said, and also instruct the director of national intelligence to "stop stonewalling" and release to Cong...

 2019-09-21 01:31 

The Financial Express

Noted environmentalist Chandra Bhushan leaves CSE...

Bhushan joined CSE in 1997 to head its Green Rating Project (GRP), which publicly rated the environmental performance of companies. He was appointed associate director in 2003 and deputy director-general in 2010....

 2019-09-21 01:30 

The Financial Express

Tax relief to lead to more investments, unlikely to impact real estate...

The tax reduction is unlikely to be transferred to the customers in the real estate industry, said industry experts. Oberoi Realty, for instance, has a tax rate of 30.6% and Brigade Enterprises of 34.2%....

 2019-09-21 01:29 

The Times of India

[ India ]

After booster shot, some more may be in the works...

India News: NEW DELHI: The revision of corporate tax rates is the most significant of measures announced by the Modi government so far to pep up the economy and c....

 2019-09-21 01:29 

Hindustan Times

After drone attack on Saudi oil facilities, US to send reinforcements to Gulf...

The Pentagon chief said on Friday an Iranian attack on an American spy drone in June after Tehran seized a British oil tanker, combined with the attack on two Saudi oil installations last Saturday "represents a dramatic escalation of Iranian aggressio...

 2019-09-21 01:26 

Hindustan Times

Facebook suspends 'tens of thousands' of apps in privacy review...

The review was launched in 2018 after revelations that the political consultancy hijacked personal data on millions of Facebook users and included attorneys, external investigators, data scientists, engineers, policy specialists and others, according to a...

 2019-09-21 01:25 

The Hindu

Medal a possibility at the 2020 Olympics, says Bopanna...

"Ideally we would want to get our rankings up and play together for the Olympics," he says...

 2019-09-21 01:20 

The Hindu

BJP, Congress push for State holiday in J&K on last Maharaja Hari Singh's birthday...

Congress MP Karan Singh, son of Maharaja Hari Singh, appeals to Governor Satya Pal Malik....

 2019-09-21 01:19 

Hindustan Times

Israel's Netanyahu clings to power as coalition talks loom...

The right-wing leader failed on Tuesday, for the second time in five months, to secure a clear election victory and the centrist Blue and White party led by ex-armed forces chief Benny Gantz rebuffed his calls to join a unity government on Thursday....

 2019-09-21 01:16 

India Today

PM Modi departs for US; bilateral meetings, Howdy, Modi part of schedule...

The prime minister's schedule includes multi-lateral engagements, interaction with the business community, bilateral meetings and also an address to the Indian diaspora at the...

 2019-09-21 01:14 

Hindustan Times

'Confident visit will present India as global leader', says PM Modi as he leaves for US...

PM Modi, who will also attend 'Howdy, Modi!' event in Houston, said that USPresident Donald Trump's presence would mark a new milestone....

 2019-09-21 01:13 

NDTV

Joe Biden Demands Trump Release Transcript Of Call In Whistleblower Case...

Joe Biden on Friday demanded Donald Trump release the transcript of a call in which the US president reportedly pressured his Ukrainian counterpart for political gain, an act the Democratic......

 2019-09-21 01:11 

NDTV

4 Dead After Bus Carrying Chinese Tourists Crashes In US...

At least four people were killed and up to 15 others critically injured when a bus transporting Chinese tourists crashed on Friday near Bryce Canyon National Park in the western US state of Utah,......

 2019-09-21 01:10 

BloombergQuint

History's on California's Side in Emissions Imbroglio With Trump...

History's on California's Side in Emissions Imbroglio With Trump...

 2019-09-21 01:10 

NDTV

Saudi Arabia Reveals Extent Of Damage To Oil Plants After Drone Strike...

Saudi Arabia on Friday revealed extensive damage to key oil facilities following weekend aerial strikes that were blamed on Iran, but vowed to quickly restore full production even as regional tensions......

 2019-09-21 01:10 

The Hindu

'Future India' guest lecture series on September 23...

D. Divya, Officer Trainee, Indian Police Service (IPS), will deliver the lecture...

 2019-09-21 01:08 

BloombergQuint

Salesforce Tentatively Cleared in Backpage Sex-Trafficking Suit...

Salesforce Tentatively Cleared in Backpage Sex-Trafficking Suit...

 2019-09-21 01:07 

Hindustan Times

Horoscope Today: Astrological prediction for September 21, what's in store for Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer and other zodiac signs...

Horoscope Today: Are the stars lined up in your favour? Find out the astrological prediction for Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer and other zodiac signs for September 21....

 2019-09-21 01:06 

Hindustan Times

'Keep it simple': Former Isro scientist explains what lead to Chandrayaan-2's Vikram crash...

On September 7, Lander Vikram, with rover Pragyan, lost contact with the ground station during its final descent, just 2.1 kms above the lunar surface, minutes before the planned touch-down on the Moon....

 2019-09-21 01:00 

Odisha Sun Times

Beware! Flavoured e-cigarettes can worsen asthma...
 2019-09-21 00:55 

The Hindu

'Make sport a serious career option'...

Gavaskar feels that the royal patronage worked for cricket...

 2019-09-21 00:55 

The Financial Express

Government slashes taxes, Sensex soars...

Public spending this year could, however, get a boost from state governments and their companies, while some decline estimated earlier of central PSU capex this year could be partly addressed as they too are to get the benefit of the latest tax cuts....

 2019-09-21 00:54 

The Financial Express

Blockbuster Friday: Markets roar to life on tax dose...
 2019-09-21 00:50 

The Hindu

Siruthuli organises workshop on organic cleaning...

Siruthuli, an environmental NGO, organised a workshop focusing on cleaning using organic materials here on Wednesday.Sangeetha Subash, a bio-engineer and a member of Siruthuli, conducted the workshop....

 2019-09-21 00:49 

The Financial Express

Lower corporate tax can lead to consumption growth as well: Sudhir Kapadia, partner and national tax leader, E&Y India...

Those who are in SEZs, such as software companies, will likely continue with the old regime, as their effective tax rates in certain cases may be lower....

 2019-09-21 00:48 

The Financial Express

GST relief for hotels, outdoor catering; hefty hike in rate for caffeinated drinks...

The Council did away with the requirement of filing annual returns for taxpayers up to Rs 2 crore turnover, as part of the moves to reduce compliance burden....

 2019-09-21 00:46 

The Times of India

[ India ]

IAF 'technically accepts' its 1st Rafale 'RB-001' from France...

India News: NEW DELHI: Ahead of the formal handing over of the first Rafale fighter to India on October 8, the IAF has "technically accepted" the jet at the Borde....

 2019-09-21 00:43 

NDTV

Trump To Meet Pak PM Imran Khan On Monday, PM Modi On Tuesday In New York...

US President Donald Trump will meet Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Monday, a day after he joins Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the mega "Howdy Modi" event in Houston and will again hold a......

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