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 2018-08-20 05:08 

The Tribune

[ India ]

'English Vinglish' actor Sujata Kumar dies after cancer battle...

Mumbai, August 20 Sujata Kumar, best known for films such as "English Vinglish", passed away on Sunday night. Family sources told PTI, the actor was suffering from fourth stage metastatic cancer (metastatis) and was admitted to Lilavati Hospital h...

 2018-08-20 05:07 

The Hindu

Government's schemes face legal hurdles...

Courts entertain pleas on accessibility, privacy and subsidy concerns...

 2018-08-20 05:05 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Pilgrims converge in Arafat for performing main ritual of Hajj...

More than two million pilgrims from around the world have converged in Mina to perform the main ritual of Hajj on Monday. READ MORE: Pilgrims converge in Arafat for...

 2018-08-20 05:05 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Djokovic wins Cincy title to complete Masters matched set...

Novak Djokovic ended a career-long jinx, lifting the trophy in Cincinnati at last to complete a matched set of Masters 1000 titles. READ MORE: Pilgrims converge in...

 2018-08-20 05:05 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Korean families separated by war to reunite briefly after 65 years...

Some 180 families torn apart by the 1950-53 Korean War will be temporarily reunited in North Korea starting Monday after the two Koreas renewed exchanges this year...

 2018-08-20 05:04 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Ritual of changing Ghilaf-e-Kaaba held today...

The ritual of changing Ghilaf-e-Kaaba was held early this morning. READ MORE: Pilgrims converge in Arafat for performing main ritual of Hajj The new Ghilaf has been...

 2018-08-20 05:04 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Weinstein accuser Asia Argento paid teen who made sex assault claim: report...

Italian actress Asia Argento , who became a leading figure in the #MeToo movement after accusing powerhouse producer Harvey Weinstein of rape, paid hush money to a man...

 2018-08-20 05:04 

Hindustan Times

These printable tags can convert everyday objects into smart devices...

The metal tags named "LiveTag", made from patterns of copper foil printed onto thin, flexible, paper-like substrates, are designed to only reflect specific signals within in the Wi-Fi frequency range....

 2018-08-20 05:04 

Kashmir Times

Cong revokes Aiyar's suspension...

NEW DELHI, Aug 19 (Agencies): Congress president Rahul Gandhi has revoked the suspension of Mani Shankar Aiyar from the party.An official notification, issued by party general secretary Ashok Gehlot said, "Congress President has approved the recommend...

 2018-08-20 05:04 

Kashmir Times

Batch of 148 pilgrims leaves Jammu...

JAMMU, Aug 19: A group of 148 pilgrims Sunday left for the Amarnath cave shrine from Bhagwati Nagar base camp here. In the meanwhile, on the 53rd day of the ongoing pilgrimage, 802 pilgrims paid obeisance at the holy cave. Till date 2,82,376 pilgrims had ...

 2018-08-20 05:03 

Kashmir Times

Pak army chief talked about peace: Sidhu...

NEW DELHI, Aug 19 (Agencies): Navjot Singh Sidhu, the Punjab minister who travelled to Pakistan to watch 'friend' Imran Khan take over as Pakistan Prime Minister, prophesised a positive change in Islamabad's approach towards India. "He wil...

 2018-08-20 05:03 

Hindustan Times

Jabariya Jodi posters: Parineeti Chopra, Sidharth Malhotra kidnap a groom. Hope it's not Nick Jonas...

The first poster for Jabariya Jodi is out and looks like Parineeti Chopra's quest for Nick Jonas' jootis has already begun....

 2018-08-20 05:03 

Kashmir Times

Amarinder ticks off Sidhu for hugging Pak army chief...

CHANDIGARH, Aug 19 (Agencies): Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday ticked off his cabinet colleague Navjot Singh Sidhu for hugging Pakistan army chief at the swearing-in ceremony of Imran Khan as the prime minister of the neighbouring country,...

 2018-08-20 05:03 

Kashmir Times

Govt bans posting of teachers with ZEO offices...

SRINAGAR, Aug 19: Director School Education Kashmir Dr G N Itoo Sunday directed that no teacher would be allowed to work in Zonal Education Offices.He issued this direction in a meeting with Joint Directors and Chief Education Officers (CEOs) of Kashmir d...

 2018-08-20 05:03 

Kashmir Times

Bijbehara: A doctor attends 100 to 150 patients a night...

BIJBEHARA, Aug 19: Despite paucity of manpower, doctors and para-medics might be managing the huge influx of patients at sub-district hospital (SDH) Bijbehara during the day time but after 4.00 PM the healthcare in the hospital remains an epitome of mess....

 2018-08-20 05:03 

Kashmir Times

Pope Francis urges help, prayers for Kerala...

VATICAN CITY, Aug 19(Agencies): Pope Francis on Sunday called for solidarity and help from the international community for people affected by flooding in Kerala which has caused widespread death and destruction.The Pope said during the weekly Sunday praye...

 2018-08-20 05:03 

Kashmir Times

Infiltration bid foiled, militant killed: Army...

SRINAGAR, Aug 19: Army today claimed to have foiled an infiltration bid by killing a militant at Kasturi Naar in north Kashmir's Baramulla district.A defence spokesperson said an infiltration bid was foiled at Kasturi Naar area in Baramulla. He said s...

 2018-08-20 05:03 

Kashmir Times

City markets start swarming ahead of Eid-Ul-Azha...

SRINAGAR, Aug 19: Despite being Sunday the markets across the city remained crowded ahead of Eid-Ul-Azha which is being celebrated on Wednesday. While the shoppers in large numbers were seen thronging the markets for shopping purposes, a huge rush was wit...

 2018-08-20 05:03 

Kashmir Times

Sehrai elected chairman of TeH...

SRINAGAR, Aug 19: Senior separatist leader Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai was today elected chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) for three years.The elections were held at TeH office here. TeH was founded by Syed Ali Shah Geelani several years back. He continued ...

 2018-08-20 05:03 

Kashmir Times

Thousands still waiting to be rescued in rain-battered Kerala...

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, Aug 19(Agencies): Thousands of people in flood-hit areas in Kerala are battling all odds to survive as the death toll has touched 197 in the past 10 days in the second spell of monsoon fury since August 8.Many are still stranded in the...

 2018-08-20 05:03 

Kashmir Times

J&K govt to give Rs 2 cr for Kerala flood relief: Vohra...

SRINAGAR, Aug 19: Governor N N Vohra has conveyed to Pinarayi Vijayan, chief minister of Kerala, the sorrow and sincere sympathy of the people and the government of Jammu and Kashmir over the tragic loss of hundreds of innocent lives and the enormous dama...

 2018-08-20 05:03 

Kashmir Times

Protest rally in boats in Dal lake...

SRINAGAR, Aug 19: A protest rally on boats was today taken out at Dal lake here against the attempts to abrogate article 35A.The rally was organised by Kashmir economic alliance (KEA). The boat owners and workers, carrying banners and chanting slogans, as...

 2018-08-20 05:03 

Kashmir Times

Army jawan killed in Kupwara mine blast...

SRINAGAR, Aug 19: An army jawan was killed in a landmine blast near the Line of Control (LoC) in Kupwara district of Kashmir.Police said the jawan was injured in the explosion at Gulab Post near Lashdath in north Kashmir's Kupwara district yesterday. ...

 2018-08-20 05:02 

Hindustan Times

Irregularity in import of apple saplings from Italy puts Himachal horticulture officials under lens...

The officials allegedly purchased thousands of apple saplings at an unfavourable time that led to these plants drying up before reaching the orchardist....

 2018-08-20 05:00 

IBTimes India

Flipkart's 'Two Of A Kind' teaser hints at Nokia X6, X5 series launch in India...

HMD Global Oy will be selling the new Android One series phones exclusively on Flipkart, and considering the latest teasers, the company is bringing not one but two mobiles -- Nokia X6 and Nokia X5....

 2018-08-20 05:00 

IANS

Global cues, rupee push equity indices higher...

Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Positive global cues along with a recovery in the rupee value pushed the key indices of the Indian equity market higher during the morning trade session on Monday....

 2018-08-20 05:00 

Hindustan Times

Man found dead with gunshot wound at his home in north Delhi...

According to the police, investigators are probing the matter as a possible suicide case as well due to the nature of the gunshot wound....

 2018-08-20 04:56 

Hindustan Times

Jack Dorsey explains why Twitter delayed action against conspiracy theorist Alex Jones...

The restrictions were scheduled to last seven days where, Jones could browse Twitter posts but not tweet. Jones' suspension from Twitter is expected to lift by Tuesday....

 2018-08-20 04:54 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Commercial flight begin from Kochi Naval airport as Kerala battles floods...

Thiruvananthapuram, August 20 Commercial flight operations from the Naval airport at Kochi commenced on Monday with the first Air India flight from Bengaluru arriving this morning. Small aircraft are being operated from the naval airport as the Kochi Inte...

 2018-08-20 04:54 

The Financial Express

World Hindi Conference: Sushma Swaraj invokes Atal Bihari Vajpayee...

The second day of the 11th World Hindi Conference saw deliberations on relations of Culture and Language with films, media and literature....

 2018-08-20 04:53 

IANS

5 killed in new Indonesia quakes...

Jakarta, Aug 20 (IANS) At least five people were killed and 40 others injured as two quakes measuring 6.5 and 6.9 on the Richter scale jolted Indonesia's Lombok Island where several previous tremors have already claimed over 400 lives since July, an o...

 2018-08-20 04:52 

Oneindia

3 Palatial bunglows in Karachi, UK confirms Dawood aka Mucchad lives in Pakistan...

The newly updated list of financial sanctions released by the UK government lists three known addresses of fugitive underworld don, Dawood Ibrahim. All the three properties listed are in Karachi, Pakistan....

 2018-08-20 04:51 

Oneindia

As Kerala stares at a loss of Rs 19,512 crore, here is who donated how much...

The estimated loss caused by Kerala floods stands at around Rs 19,512 crore. Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan has urged for generous contributions, as the state fights a long battle to restore the state....

 2018-08-20 04:51 

Hindustan Times

Delhi railway stations unsafe: Audit finds gaping holes in security measures...

Senior police officers familiar with the matter said the audit was conducted ahead of Independence Day last week to assess the anti-terror capabilities at railway stations....

 2018-08-20 04:49 

IANS

US security advisor meets Netanyahu over Iran...

Jerusalem, Aug 20 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with US National Security Advisor John Bolton in Jerusalem on Sunday to discuss issue of Iran....

 2018-08-20 04:48 

The Quint

Adil Hussain Wins Top Norwegian Award for ‘What Will People Say’ ...

The actor dedicated the award to Assam's Goalpara, where he grew up....

 2018-08-20 04:48 

The Financial Express

Asian games 2018: Shooter Deepak Kumar wins air rifle silver...

Indian shooter Deepak Kumar claimed the silver medal in men's 10m air rifle event after producing excellent scores at crucial junctures, pipping fancied teammate Ravi Kumar at the 18th Asian Games here today....

 2018-08-20 04:47 

IBTimes India

5 killed in Indonesia as fresh earthquakes jolt Lambok islands...

The recent temblors come just days after powerful earthquakes hit the islands, killing as many as 400 people and injuring several others....

 2018-08-20 04:47 

IANS

US ready to facilitate, participate in dialogue between Kabul, Taliban...

Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) The US declared it is ready to support, facilitate and participate in direct negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban, on the occasion of the Afghan government's announcement on Sunday of a conditional three...

 2018-08-20 04:47 

The Quint

Volvo, Eicher Working on Electric Solutions for Public Transport...

VE Commercial Vehicles, a Volvo Group and Eicher Motors venture, is developing a range of EVs for public transport....

 2018-08-20 04:46 

Hindustan Times

Google's next smart speakers to come with screens, to take on Amazon Echo Show...

Google's upcoming model with the display is still likely to rely on voice commands, but users should be able to play YouTube videos, check their calendars and view maps....

 2018-08-20 04:45 

IANS

43 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra...

Jammu, Aug 20 (IANS) A small batch of 43 pilgrims left Jammu on Monday for the Kashmir Valley to perform the ongoing Amarnath Yatra....

 2018-08-20 04:45 

Hindustan Times

Dharamshala better place to live than Shimla...

The abode of Tibetan spiritual leader, Dharamshala is ranked 56th in the "Ease of Living Index" list of which released by Union ministry of housing affairs last week....

 2018-08-20 04:44 

The Quint

This wireless system can track tumours, help dispense drugs...

This wireless system can track tumours, help dispense drugs...

 2018-08-20 04:43 

IANS

Australian PM in climate policy U-turn...

Canberra, Aug 20 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Monday said his government has abandoned plans to set an emissions reduction target in legislation....

 2018-08-20 04:43 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Asian Games: Shooter Deepak Kumar wins air rifle silver...

Palembang, August 20 Indian shooter Deepak Kumar claimed the silver medal in men's 10m air rifle event after producing excellent scores at crucial junctures, pipping fancied teammate Ravi Kumar at the 18th Asian Games here on Monday. Deepak shot 247.7...

 2018-08-20 04:42 

The Asian Age

Sensex hits record high, Nifty breaches 11,500 mark...

The Sensex advanced by 263.06 points, or 0.69 per cent, to hit a new high of 38,210.94....

 2018-08-20 04:41 

Oneindia

Rahul, Sonia pay tribute to Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary...

Congress leaders on Monday paid tributes to former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his birth anniversary, which it also celebrates as Sadbhavna divas or Harmony Day....

 2018-08-20 04:41 

The Financial Express

Delhi weather today: Rainfall, thundershowers to hit National capital, predicts IMD...

It was a cloudy morning here on Monday with the minimum temperature recorded at 27 degrees Celsius, one notch above the season's average....

 2018-08-20 04:41 

IANS

Pompeo's 4th North Korea visit soon...

Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) US National Security Advisor John Bolton announced that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will leave for North Korea soon, his fourth visit to Pyongyang since he assumed office....

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