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Manpreet, Rani to lead Indian hockey teams at Olympic Qualifiers

Other Sports | Oct 18, 2019, 10:07 PM IST

Hockey India on Friday named an unchanged women squad, to be led by Rani Rampal, along with the men's team for the upcoming FIH Hockey Olympic Qualifiers.

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Mehbooba's brother meets her: PDP sources

India | Oct 18, 2019, 09:33 PM IST

Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister and PDP president Mehbooba Mufti's brother Tassaduq Hussain Mufti on Friday met her at the government guest house here where she has been kept under detention, party sources said.

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Congress government didn't act after Mumbai terror attacks: PM Modi

India | Oct 18, 2019, 09:24 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday accused the previous Congress government of failing to act after terror attacks in Mumbai.

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BGB action unprovoked; Indian troops did not fire a single bullet: BSF

India | Oct 18, 2019, 09:13 PM IST

  The BSF on Friday said the Bangladeshi action of killing its trooper and injuring another along the border in West Bengal was unprovoked and that its troops did not fire "a single bullet" when a flag meeting took place between the two sides.

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Non-recognised private schools in Delhi will not be shut: Sisodia

India | Oct 18, 2019, 08:49 PM IST

Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Friday assured parents of students studying in non-recognised private schools in Delhi that such institutions will not face closure.  

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Centre's offer in Guru Ravidas temple case 'objectionable': Lilothia

India | Oct 18, 2019, 08:38 PM IST

  Delhi Congress working president Rajesh Lilothia on Friday rejected the Centre's offer to provide 200 square metre land for a Ravidas temple in south Delhi after the authorities demolished an existing structure.

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Another PMC Bank depositor dies; had no funds for surgery

India | Oct 18, 2019, 07:14 PM IST

An 83-year-old depositor of the troubled PMC Bank died on Friday, with his family claiming that it could not raise money for his heart surgery after restrictions were imposed on fund withdrawals.

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Reliance Jio adds 84.45 lakh net subscribers: TRAI data

Business | Oct 18, 2019, 06:38 PM IST

Reliance Jio was the only net gainer adding 84.45 lakh subscribers in August, while other telecom operators including Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea were on the losing side, a report by regulator Trai showed on Friday.  

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Reliance Jio adds 84.45 lakh net subscribers, others end up as losers

Business | Oct 18, 2019, 06:24 PM IST

Reliance Jio was the only net gainer adding 84.45 lakh subscribers in August, while other telecom operators including Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea were on the losing side, a report by regulator Trai showed on Friday.

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Court awards jail term to Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel

India | Oct 18, 2019, 06:08 PM IST

Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel was on Friday awarded six-month jail term by a court here for trespassing on the house of a realtor in an East Delhi colony in 2015.

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HC 'shocked' over sessions judge awarding lesser punishment in murder

India | Oct 18, 2019, 06:00 PM IST

The Madras High Court has taken a serious view of a sessions judge awarding lesser punishment to two murder convicts instead of death or life imprisonment as provided in the statute and sought an explanation within three days.  

We don't wrestle with kids: Pawar on Fadnavis' barb about

We don't wrestle with kids: Pawar on CM's barb about weak Opposition

Oct 18, 2019, 06:20 PM IST

NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Friday hit back at Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis over his jibe that `there is no wrestler to fight with' in the Maharashtra Assembly polls, saying one doesn't fight with "kids".

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HDFC mops up Rs 5,000 crore by issuing bonds

Business | Oct 18, 2019, 05:55 PM IST

Mortgage lender HDFC has raised up to Rs 5,000 crore by issuing bonds on private placement basis. The bids were opened on Friday and closed the same day.

Sensex, Nifty log longest rising streak since mid-March

Sensex, Nifty log longest rising streak since mid-March

Business | Oct 18, 2019, 05:51 PM IST

Indian equities rose for the sixth straight session on Friday, the longest gaining streak since mid-March, boosted by unabated foreign fund inflows and positive Brexit developments.  

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Pakistan man gets 5yr jail for 'blasphemous' Facebook post

World | Oct 18, 2019, 05:22 PM IST

In what is being described as first-of-kind judgment in Pakistan, a man was Friday sentenced to 5 years in jail for a Facebook post that was termed 'blasphemous'.

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IND vs SA: Virat Kohli's men aim to deliver knockout blow in Ranchi

Cricket | Oct 18, 2019, 05:32 PM IST

Having already pocketed the three-match series, Team India will take on South Africa in the third and final Test against South Africa in Ranchi on Saturday.

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Pehlu Khan case: Rajasthan govt moves HC against acquittal of accused

India | Oct 18, 2019, 04:45 PM IST

   The Rajasthan government has filed an appeal in the high court here against the acquittal of all six accused in the Pehlu Khan lynching case. Pehlu Khan and his sons were thrashed by a mob on the suspicion of cow smuggling in Alwar's Behror on Aprli 1, 2017. Khan had died at a hospital in Alwar on April 3.

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Kerala woman, children sit outside husband's house against talaq

India | Oct 18, 2019, 04:37 PM IST

A 35-year-old Muslim man was booked for allegedly giving triple talaq to his wife here, five days after she sat on a protest along with her two young children outside his house.

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We share good understanding: Saha on equation with Pant

Cricket | Oct 18, 2019, 04:36 PM IST

The sprightly Saha is often seen helping Pant with keeping drills after his own training, something that has been directed by the team managed.

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Sensex rallies for 6th day, rises 246 pts

Business | Oct 18, 2019, 04:35 PM IST

The 30-share BSE Sensex ended 246.32 points, or 0.63 per cent, higher at 39,298.38. It hit an intra-day high of 39,361.06 and a low of 38,963.60.

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CBI arrests ex-JKLF militant for killing of Air Force officers in 1990

India | Oct 18, 2019, 04:27 PM IST

Former JKLF militant Javed Ahmed Mir alias 'Javed Nalka' was arrested and later released on bail in connection with the killing of four IAF personnel, including a Squadron Leader, in January 1990, officials said here on Friday.

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Chinmayanand case: Law student completes her master's admission

India | Oct 18, 2019, 04:11 PM IST

The law student who had accused former Union minister Chinmayanand of sexual exploitation completed admission formalities for the Masters of Law (LLM) course in Bareilly University on Friday, officials said.

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Want to bat big like India, says Faf du Plessis on eve of third Test

Cricket | Oct 18, 2019, 04:07 PM IST

The introduction of the World Test Championship also gives his team reason to look for points instead of giving up altogether, according to du Plessis.

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China's GDP growth slows to 6 per cent in Q3, slowest since 1992

World | Oct 18, 2019, 04:00 PM IST

China's growth slumped to 6 per cent in the third quarter of 2019, its lowest level in nearly three decades, as the world's second largest economy struggled to overcome the impact of a bruising trade war with the US and sluggish domestic demand, according to official data released on Friday.

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Longing for family, Maharashtra Armyman gives a 'miss' to new posting

India | Oct 18, 2019, 03:48 PM IST

A 23-year-old Indian Army recruit, who went missing before joining his first posting in Amritsar, was tracked down in the eastern suburb of Mankhurd on Thursday, the police said on Friday.

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PM, FM should 'steal' ideas from Cong LS poll manifesto: Rahul

India | Oct 18, 2019, 03:34 PM IST

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi alleged on Friday that the government is "clueless" about the economy and said Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman should "steal" ideas from his party's Lok Sabha poll manifesto to tackle the "mess".

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Processed milk in India does not meet quality, safety norms: FSSAI

India | Oct 18, 2019, 03:17 PM IST

Not only raw milk but even processed milk, including that of major brands, have failed to meet the prescribed quality and safety standards, food regulator FSSAI said in a study.  

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Twitter trolls Sarfaraz after he gets the axe as Pakistan captain

Cricket | Oct 18, 2019, 02:22 PM IST

Sarfaraz Ahmed was stripped of captaincy and dropped from the Pakistan side after a series of below-average performances in international cricket.

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Scientists discover rare 'sex-specific' cells in mice brain

Oct 18, 2019, 01:03 PM IST

Earlier studies had shown that a specific brain sub-region called the ventrolateral subdivision of the ventromedial hypothalamus (VMHvl) contained cells involved in aggression and mating behaviours, the researchers said.

HDFC Bank, RIL top gainers as Sensex rises over 100 points

HDFC Bank, RIL top gainers as Sensex rises over 100 points

Business | Oct 18, 2019, 12:56 PM IST

The 30-share index was trading 122.21 points, or 0.31 per cent, higher at 39,174.27 in morning trade. The broader NSE Nifty advance 32.30 points, or 0.28 per cent, to 11,618.65.

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Sports Minister steers clear of Nikhat Zareen-Mary Kom controversy

Other Sports | Oct 18, 2019, 12:44 PM IST

Nikhat Zareen had written a letter to Kiren Rijiju, demanding that she be given a trial bout against Mary Kom before the Indian squad for next year's Olympic qualifiers in China is decided.

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Trevor Bayliss to coach Team Abu Dhabi in T10 League

Cricket | Oct 18, 2019, 12:20 PM IST

Trevor Bayliss will coach Team Abu Dhabi in the T10 League, with England's Moeen Ali leading the side.

BJP wants to curb movement of our leaders: Maharashtra

BJP wants to curb movement of our leaders: Maharashtra Congress

Oct 18, 2019, 11:54 AM IST

State Congress spokesperson Sachin Sawant claimed the Air Traffic Controller (ATC) has not been giving timely clearance to jets/helicopters carrying party leaders for campaigning.

Nitish, Sushil and Paswan campaign together, Grand Alliance

Nitish, Sushil and Paswan campaign together, Grand Alliance remains di

Elections | Oct 18, 2019, 11:22 AM IST

Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, who heads the JD(U), Union minister and LJP founding president Ram Vilas Paswan and Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi a BJP veteran on Thursday shared the stage at rallies in Duraunda and Kishanganj assembly segments and Samastipur Lok Sabha seat.


Plane carrying UK royal couple returns to Lahore due to bad weather

World | Oct 17, 2019, 11:15 PM IST

The plane carrying Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate to Islamabad from Lahore on Thursday evening had to abort landing in Pakistan's capital due to bad weather and was forced to return to the country's cultural hub.  

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India has worked on fundamentals, but problems needs to be addressed

India | Oct 17, 2019, 11:12 PM IST

The International Monetary Fund on Thursday said though India has worked on the fundamentals of its economy, there are problems, including the long-term drivers of growth, that need to be addressed.

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