- Xi to restart authority at CCP's fifth plenary, focus on five-year plan(19:40)
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) will be holding one of its most important meetings from October 26-29 to lay out the five-year plan amidst an international crisis, a military confrontation with India, the Covid-19 pandemic which refuses to go, and a mounting challenge to Leader for Life Xi Jinping.
- Super Specialty Cardiac hospital for Children launched at Ahmedabad(19:40)
Gandhinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually dedicated the country's first super speciality cardiac hospital for children at the UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre in Ahmedabad on Saturday. The 850-bed facility for children at the hospital has been set up at Rs 470 crore.
- Chakravarthy, Rana and Narine star in KKR's win over DC(19:38)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS) Leg-spinner Varun Chakravarthy's five-wicket haul and scintillating half-centuries from Nitish Rana and Sunil Narine combined to hand Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) a valuable 59-run win over Delhi Capitals (DC) in an Indian Premier League (IPL) match and remained in fray to qualify for the playoffs.
- BJP doesn't have moral right to run MCD: AAP(19:28)
New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday took on the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for not distributing payment to Delhi Municipal Corporation employees, saying "it does not have the moral right to run" the institution if the party is not able to release their salaries.
- On return, off-spinner Narine hits 64 runs, goes wicketless(19:20)
Abu Dhabi, Oct 24 (IANS) On his return to Indian Premier League after missing four games due to suspect action, off-spinner Sunil Narine provided impetus to the Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) batting, scoring a 32-ball 64 against Delhi Capitals (DC) here on Saturday.
- Korean films and dramas lined up for Indian OTT release(19:14)
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) The advent of OTT has introduced the Indian audience to foreign shows and films as never before. While western programming has become common across platforms, viewers are now in for an array of popular Korean films, drama and comedy shows.
- SRH win toss, choose to bowl against KXIP(19:12)
Dubai, Oct 24 (IANS) SunRisers Hyderabad (SRH) won the toss and chose to bowl against Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) on Saturday at the Dubai International Stadium. Both sides are looking for a big win as the race for the final top four spot heats up.
- CFMA hails HC verdict in FTMF case, to move SC for unit-holders' interests(19:00)
Chennai, Oct 24 (IANS) Hailing the Karnataka High Court's verdict that upheld the rights of unit-holders of the Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund (FTMF), the Chennai Financial Markets and Accountability (CFMA), an investor's protection organisation, said it would approach the Supreme Court to safeguard the entire interests of investors.
- India wants to take Kulbhushan Jadhav case to ICJ again, says Pak FM(18:48)
Islamabad, Oct 24 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that the reason why India is reluctant to take Islamabad's offer for another consular access to Kulbhushan Jadhav is because it wanted to take the case to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) again.
- Gujarat's 'Maa', 'Maa Vatsalya' health schemes merged with 'Ayushman Bharat'(18:44)
Gandhinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) Gujarat Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel on Saturday announced that the state government's health schemes 'Maa' and 'Maa Vatsalya' will now be merged with the Central government's 'Ayushman Bharat' scheme so that more number of ailments can be covered and the procedures eased further.
- Nagin film franchise coming soon(18:40)
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) The superhit television series Nagin is all set to get a big screen spin-off soon. Actor-producer Nikhil Dwivedi will produce a three-film franchise based on the show, to be directed by Vishal Furia.
- Independent MLA who allied with BJP joins Shiv Sena(18:38)
Mumbai, Oct. Oct 24 (IANS) In a fresh jolt to the Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) an independent MLA who supported the party after the Oct. 2019 Assembly elections, joined the ruling Shiv Sena, here on Saturday.