Gehlot's EWS masterstroke outplays Mandir, J&K in Rajasthan(13:00) By Archana Sharma Jaipur, Nov 20 (IANS) The Ram Mandir verdict and abrogation of Article 370 in Kashmir seemed to have failed to make a mark in Rajasthan municipal elections but the EWS masterstroke played by the Congress government a month before elections, has certainly made an impact as Congress got a clear majority in at least 20 municipal bodies.
Hong Kong court extradites Punjab fugitive(11:50) Chandigarh, Nov 20 (IANS) A Hong Kong court has extradited fugitive Ramanjit Singh, alias Romi, the key conspirator in Punjab's Nabha jail break as well as several other major crimes, officials said on Wednesday.
DoT advisory to telcos on sharing In-building telecom infrastructure(10:58) New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Telecom Ministry has asked all operators to share among themselves in-building infrastructure in all government and public buildings airports, railway stations, bus terminals and likewise to boost competition and more importantly giving consumers more choices of broadband service providers alongside also cut costs of setting up infrastructure in those same spaces clogging the area.
Twitter warns UK's Conservative Party for renaming a/c(09:54) London, Nov 20 (IANS) Micro-blogging platform Twitter has warned Britain's Conservative Party that it will take "decisive corrective action" against it if it continues to mislead the public after it temprarily renamed its Twitter handle as a fact-checking organization during a key political debate.
Vodafone in battle with IT Dept(01:14) New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Vodafone India and the Income Tax Department are battling it out as Vodafone seeks refunds while the Income Tax Department is laying claim to previous demands.
D/N Test: 'Pink balls have been hand stitched to aid reverse swing'(16:06) By Baidurjo Bhose New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The amount of reverse swing that the SG pink ball will aid has been a burning question ever since it was announced that India will play its maiden Day-Night Test against Bangladesh at the historic Eden Gardens from November 22. The likes of Mohammed Shami are known to use the reverse swing as one of their most potent weapons and the pink balls for the Day-Night Test have been prepared keeping that in mind.
Better stadium facilities needed apart from pink ball: Dravid(15:58) New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Former India captain and National Cricket Academy chief Rahul Dravid said that while the pink ball Test will attract crowds to the stadium, it is only one of many things that need to be done to truly rejuvenate stadium attendances for the traditional form of the game in the country.
Sisters' killings: Cong for Shah help to unmask Left 'plot'(15:42) New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) In a surprise move, the Congress has sought intervention of Union Home Minister Amit Shah to initiate a CBI probe into the sensational murder of two Dalit sisters in which the accused were allegedly shielded by the CPI(M)-led LDF government in Kerala.
Breathing in Delhi-NCR 'huge risk' for healthy lungs: Experts(15:38) New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) If you live in the Delhi-NCR region, do not smoke, have no history of any respiratory illness and love to jog daily in the morning without worrying about your lung health, take this seriously as air pollution in your neighbourhood is equal to smoking 15-20 cigarettes a day on average, health experts warned on Tuesday.
Why your grandma hates wearing fitness band in the park(14:44) New York, Nov 19 (IANS) If your grandmother does not like to wear a fitness band or a smart watch, there are deeper reasons than just being tech-savvy. According to researchers, older adults wish to remain active together in a group, not competing with their peers while being in the park.
Hope Mayank continues batting form in 2nd year also: Gavaskar(11:34) Mumbai, Nov 19 (IANS) Batting great Sunil Gavaskar lavished praise on India opener Mayank Agarwal but added that his real test will be to keep up to his performance in his second year when there will opposition teams will have more information on him.
Saudi Aramco still undecided on BPCL stake purchase(11:00) By Subhash Narayan New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) World's largest oil company Aramco is yet to make up its mind to participate in disinvestment of Indian fuel refiner and retailer Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) where government intends to sell its entire 53.29 per cent stake to a strategic investor.
'Ram Baraat' to go from Ayodhya to Nepal on Nov 21(10:00) Ayodhya, Nov 19 (IANS) The annual 'Ram Baraat' will be taken from Ayodhya to Janakpur in Nepal on November 21. The celebrations, this year, will be on a much higher scale, primarily, because of the Supreme Court verdict that has permitted construction of Ram temple on Ram Janambhoomi site.
India leads mobile ad fraud across Asia: Report(15:42) New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) India is leading mobile ad fraud in Asia with a rate of 62 per cent as marketers are spending nearly 20 per cent of their advertising budget on ad fraud, a new report said on Monday.
With praise for NCP in RS, Modi sparks speculation(15:16) New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Speaking on the 250th session of the Rajya Sabha, Prime Minister Modi praised the NCP, a party that has emerged as a kingmaker in Maharashtra, sparking speculation amid the political deadlock in the state. The PM praised NCP and BJD for deciding to stay away from the well of the House.
Taj Mahal will now be in Agravan, instead of Agra?(13:30) Lucknow, Nov 18 (IANS) After changing the names of Allahabad to Prayagraj and Mughalsarai to Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Nagar, the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is planning to change the name of Agra to Agravan.
40% parents struggle to see depression signs in kids(13:20) New York, Nov 18 (IANS) Telling the difference between a teen's normal ups and downs or something bigger is among the top challenges parents face while identifying depression among the youth, says a new study.