1. You Are At:
  2. English News
  3. Author
  4.  
  5. PTI

PTI

G Kishan Reddy

Assam, Manipur, Arunachal to be consulted before Naga pact: Govt tells Parliament

Politics | Nov 19, 2019, 04:49 PM IST

​The Centre on Tuesday said the governments of Assam, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh will be duly consulted before the final settlement of the decades-old Naga insurgency problem.  

IIT-M woman student suicide: Two students end indefinite

Fathima Latheef Suicide: Two IIT-Madras students call off fast, management assures to meet demands

India | Nov 19, 2019, 04:52 PM IST

They had launched the indefinite fast on the campus, demanding an internal inquiry into the conduct of faculty as sought by the family of the woman student who committed suicide recently.

Sensex rises 186 pts; RIL rallies 4 per cent to all-time high

Sensex rises 186 pts; RIL rallies 4 per cent to all-time high

Business | Nov 19, 2019, 04:11 PM IST

The 30-share index ended 185.51 points, or 0.46 per cent, higher at 40,469.70. It hit an intra-day high of 40,544.13 and a low of 40,290.21. As many as 11 of 30 Sensex stocks ended in green.  

Akali leader shot dead, legs chopped off after altercation with neighbour

Akali leader shot dead in Punjab's Gurdaspur, legs chopped off after altercation with neighbour

Nov 19, 2019, 04:59 PM IST

The incident took place at Dhilwan village in on Monday evening, police said.

Tata Steel confirms job cuts of up to 3,000 across European operations

Tata Steel confirms job cuts of up to 3,000 across European operations

Business | Nov 19, 2019, 03:33 PM IST

The Indian steel giant said it plans to lower employment costs with the "estimated reduction" in employee numbers, about two-thirds of which are expected to be office-based white-collar roles – a majority expected at its Netherlands unit.

Robot trash talk

'Trash talk' hurts even more when it comes from a robot: Study

Nov 19, 2019, 03:43 PM IST

Discouraging words such as "I have to say you are a terrible player" can be disturbing for people even when uttered by a robot, according to a study presented here.

Siva Ganesan to lead TCS's Microsoft Business Unit to help enterprises leverage AI

Siva Ganesan to lead TCS's Microsoft Business Unit to help enterprises leverage AI

Business | Nov 19, 2019, 03:17 PM IST

The MBU will be led by Siva Ganesan, who has been with TCS for over 29 years and held various global leadership roles.

Harbhajan Singh

Wrist spinners difficult to read rather than finger spinners, says Harbhajan

Cricket | Nov 19, 2019, 03:06 PM IST

India will be playing its much-awaited first Day/Night Test against Bangladesh at the Eden Gardens from Saturday and there is a lot of curiosity regarding how the pink ball would behave.

Powerful IED detected on Jammu-Poonch highway

Powerful IED detected on Jammu-Poonch highway

India | Nov 19, 2019, 02:50 PM IST

Movement of traffic on the busy highway was suspended for some time, officials said, adding that a massive search operation is underway to sanitise the area and track down the terrorists who planted the explosive device. 

Raj, Manipur only states to have passed bills to check lynching: LS informed

Raj, Manipur only states to have passed bills to check lynching: LS informed

India | Nov 19, 2019, 02:47 PM IST

Union minister of state for home Nityananda Rai said the Centre, following a Supreme Court directive, has issued two advisories to state governments to check incidents of lynching.

12-year-old barred from proceeding to Lord Ayyappa temple

12-year-old barred from proceeding to Lord Ayyappa temple

India | Nov 19, 2019, 02:50 PM IST

The age of the girl, with "irrumudikettu" (offerings to Lord Ayyappa) had been shown as 10 in the virtual Q booking. women police examined the girl's aadhar card and found that she was 12 years old and refused to allow her to proceed further from Pamba to the shrine complex, police said.

2,391 people died during monsoon in 2019

2,391 people died during monsoon in 2019

India | Nov 19, 2019, 02:38 PM IST

As many as 2,391 people lost their lives and over eight lakh houses were damaged during the monsoon this year, Union minister of state for home Nityanand Rai said in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

Creating excellence more important than marks, says Mohan Bhagwat

Creating excellence more important than marks, says Mohan Bhagwat

India | Nov 19, 2019, 02:38 PM IST

"Classroom education is not everything, though it has its importance. But the classroom is for real-time experience and how it can be taken forward to a conclusion," Bhagwat said.

Pakistan resumes postal mail service with India: Pak media

Pakistan resumes postal mail service with India: Pak media

World | Nov 19, 2019, 02:30 PM IST

According to the Pakistani media, the postal mail service with India has resumed, but the parcel service will remain suspended.

Massage facility for Kedarnath pilgrims from next season

Massage facility for Kedarnath pilgrims from next season

India | Nov 19, 2019, 02:30 PM IST

The decision is part of the state government's efforts to introduce additional facilities for pilgrims en route to Kedarnath and enrich their experience of visiting the shrine, Ghildiyal said.

Opposition members condemn police action against JNU students

Opposition members condemn police action against JNU students

India | Nov 19, 2019, 02:47 PM IST

Opposition members in Lok Sabha on Tuesday described as "suppression of voice" the alleged baton-charge by police on JNU students demanding total rollback of hostel fee hike.

Steel Import monitoring system

Traders get more time to register with Seel Import Monitoring System

Business | Nov 19, 2019, 02:15 PM IST

The government has extended the date for traders till November 20 to register themselves with Steel Import Monitoring System (SIMS) to import 215 iron and steel products.

Mohammed Shami, india vs bangladesh

Shami reveals gameplan of Indian pacers ahead of Pink-ball Test against Bangladesh

Cricket | Nov 19, 2019, 02:01 PM IST

Shami, who has been in terrific form, returned with the figures of 3/27 and 4/31 in the first Test at Indore to achieve his career-best ranking, said he intends on keeping things simple for the historic Test.

Climate change may double greenhouse gas emissions from

Climate change may double greenhouse gas emissions from freshwater lakes: Study

Nov 19, 2019, 01:50 PM IST

The researchers said that changing the vegetation around freshwater areas could change the organic molecules that end up in the water. 

Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf

Musharraf Treason Case: Verdict likely on November 28, says Pakistan media

World | Nov 19, 2019, 01:50 PM IST

A special Pakistani court on Tuesday reserved its judgement in the high treason case against former dictator Gen. Pervez Musharraf and said that the verdict will be announced on November 28, according to media reports.

Naturalist and broadcaster David Attenborough to get Indira Gandhi Peace Prize for 2019

Naturalist and broadcaster David Attenborough to get Indira Gandhi Peace Prize for 2019

India | Nov 19, 2019, 01:25 PM IST

His name was selected for the prize by an international jury chaired by former president Pranab Mukherjee, the Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust announced on Tuesday.

Mumbai: Hotelier, staff thrash car dealer for recording video outside eatery

Mumbai: Hotelier, staff thrash car dealer for recording video outside eatery

Nov 19, 2019, 01:59 PM IST

A car dealer in Mumbai has alleged he was thrashed by a hotelier and his staff for video-recording an incident outside their eatery in suburban Andheri.

Leonardo DiCaprio delhi air pollution

Leonardo DiCaprio expresses concern over Delhi air pollution on Instagram

Hollywood | Nov 19, 2019, 01:09 PM IST

Leonardo Dicaprio in his latest Instagram post shared a picture giving details of a protest organised in New Delhi by climate activist groups Extinction Rebellion India.

Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned till 2 pm

Rajya Sabha proceedings adjourned till 2 pm

India | Nov 19, 2019, 01:10 PM IST

Rajya Sabha proceedings on Tuesday were adjourned till 2 pm after opposition uproar over alleged police action on protesting JNU students in the national capital and detention of political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir.

Former Pak PM Nawaz Sharif leaves for London for medical

Former Pak PM Nawaz Sharif leaves for London for medical treatment

World | Nov 19, 2019, 12:50 PM IST

Former Pakistan  PM Nawaz Sharif agreed to go to the UK for treatment, heeding doctors' advice and accepting his family's request. He was scheduled to leave for London on a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) flight on Sunday. However, he could not leave as his name figured in the no fly-list.  

Chennai: Madras HC reserves order on plea over encroached temple lands

Chennai: Madras HC reserves order on plea over encroached temple lands

India | Nov 19, 2019, 12:49 PM IST

When the plea came up for hearing, the bench wondered how the GO would be implemented without having the details or statistics of encroachments of land owned by 38,000 temples under the control of the Hindu religious and charitable endowments department.

Reliance Capital Pension

Reliance Capital Pension's registration under NPS cancelled

Business | Nov 19, 2019, 12:56 PM IST

"This is to inform to the general public that based on the request received from Reliance Capital Pension Fund Ltd, the certificate of registration granted to Reliance Capital Pension Fund Ltd has been cancelled by the Authority and the pension fund is no longer available for subscription under NPS," PFRDA said.

Vodafone Idea, Bharti Airtel shares zoom up to 30 per cent

Vodafone Idea, Bharti Airtel shares zoom up to 30 per cent

Business | Nov 19, 2019, 12:42 PM IST

Faced with intense competition and unprecedented statutory dues, Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea on Monday announced a hike in mobile phone call and data charges from December saying the increase was warranted for viability of their business.

Tamil Nadu fishermen attacked, chased away by Sri Lankan Navy

Tamil Nadu fishermen attacked, chased away by Sri Lankan Navy

India | Nov 19, 2019, 01:17 PM IST

The fishermen from this island town had ventured into the sea on Monday evening in 540 boats and were fishing off Katchatheevu when a team of Sri Lankan naval personnel came to the spot and attacked before driving them away, Rameswaram Fishermen Association President P Sesuraja alleged.

Ensure delivery of voter slips to electors: Jharkhand CEO

Ensure delivery of voter slips to electors: Jharkhand CEO

Nov 19, 2019, 12:15 PM IST

  The five-phase assembly elections in the state are scheduled to end on December 20 and counting will take place on December 23.

ArcelorMittal

ArcelorMittal aims to complete Essar Steel acquisition by 2019-end

Business | Nov 19, 2019, 11:51 AM IST

Following the Supreme Court verdict on Essar Steel resolution plan, global steel giant ArcelorMittal said expects to complete the acquisition of the debt-ridden company by the end of this year.

Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar raises awareness for brain development in Kathmandu

Cricket | Nov 19, 2019, 11:34 AM IST

Tendulkar was appointed UNICEF's first brand ambassador for South Asia in November 2013 and his put his weight behind several issue including empowering girls through sports.

Jamshedpur, isl

Jamshedpur FC-Chennaiyin FC ISL 2019/20 match moved to December 9

Soccer | Nov 19, 2019, 11:31 AM IST

The tie was originally scheduled to be held on December 6 at the JRD Tata Sports Complex in Jamshedpur.

Davis Cup: ITF nominates Nur-Sultan as venue for India and Pakistan tie

Davis Cup: ITF nominates Nur-Sultan as venue for India and Pakistan tie

Tennis | Nov 19, 2019, 11:14 AM IST

The Independent Tribunal of the ITF endorsed the decision taken by the Davis Cup Committee on November 4 that the tie should be shifted to a neutral venue, keeping in mind safety and security of players and officials.

15 people killed in coal mine blast in China

15 people killed in coal mine blast in China

World | Nov 19, 2019, 10:56 AM IST

Authorities said that 15 people were killed in the blast. "Eleven miners managed to escape," the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

Latest News Rishi Kapoor: Rishi Kapoor on 'Saand Ki Aankh' casting controversy: Senior actors would

Rishi Kapoor on 'Saand Ki Aankh' casting controversy: Senior actors would have looked the part

Celebrities | Nov 19, 2019, 10:52 AM IST

Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor talks about the casting controversy on Taapsee Pannu, Bhumi Pednekar starrer Saand Ki Aankh.

Bigg boss 13