- 'Corruption criminal, immoral, ultimate betrayal of public trust'(03:26)
United Nations, Oct 16 (IANS) United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that corruption is not only a crime but also immoral and the "ultimate betrayal" of public trust, while calling on the international community to work together and stamp out the global scourge, in all its forms.
- RLP to field candidates in local polls in Rajasthan(01:08)
Jaipur, Oct 16 (IANS) Rashtriya Loktantrik Party (RLP), a BJP alliance in the centre and the state, have decided to contest the municipal polls for six Nagar Nigams of three districts independently.
- Tourist spots in Covid-hit Mysuru to be shut for Dasara fest(00:36)
Mysuru, Oct 16 (IANS) Tourist spots in and around Covid-hit Mysuru in Karnataka would remain shut from October 17 to November 1 to restrict entry of visitors to the city during the Dasara fest to contain the virus spread, an official said.
- Gujarat bypolls: Congress fields Khachar against BJP's Rana(00:36)
Gandhinagar, Oct 16 (IANS) While the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has announced former minister Kiritsinh Rana as its candidate from the Limdi Assembly constituency for the November 3 by-elections, the Congress on Thursday named Chetan Khachar as its candidate from the seat.
- They kind of let us into the game: Kohli(00:24)
Sharjah, Oct 16 (IANS) Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) skipper Virat Kohli admitted that Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) let them come back into the match in the dramatic last two overs on Thursday at the Sharjah International Stadium. KXIP struggled to take two runs off the last over, with the equation coming down to them needing one run off the last ball.
- We are far better than where we are on points table: Rahul(00:22)
Sharjah, Oct 16 (IANS) Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) skipper KL Rahul said that Thursday's close win against Royal Challengers Bangalore will help putting some confidence into the players and that they are a better team than their position of being bottom of the table indicates.
- Covid cases continue to rise in Kerala(00:12)
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 16 (IANS) There appears to be no respite to the Covid-19 spread in Kerala with the state's positivity rate standing at 15.53 on Thursday, with 7,789 new cases reported from 50,154 samples tested, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said.
- Senior Assam cop held in police recruitment scam(00:06)
Guwahati, Oct 16 (IANS) A Superintendent of Police rank officer and younger brother of the Assam Chief Secretary was detained here on Thursday in connection with the police recruitment scam, officials said.
- For coaching fees waiver, minor impersonates exam candidate(00:00)
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) A minor boy was lured to appear as a proxy candidate for another minor in an exam conducted by the Jamia Millia Islamia on promise of his coaching centre fees being waived but was caught by the university authorities, police said on Thursday.