Gadkari ups Mumbai´s hopes for sea travel

10 min atras | Times of India (Índia (Inglês))

MUMBAI: Expect more and cheaper cruising options from Mumbai soon as Union shipping minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday admitted that goods and services tax (GST) should be reduced to encourage the cruise-liners and passengers. He said his ministry... View details »

Victory after winning just a single vote in farcical J&K civic poll

11 min atras | The Indian Express (Índia (Inglês))

In one ward in the Valley, a candidate won where just three votes were cast; in Baramulla, a candidate won securing the lone vote cast; and in Srinagar, nobody won, even the three candidates did not cast votes. These are among the results of the Jammu ... View details »

Research shows that vaping could prevent wounds and surgical scars from healing properly

11 min atras | Gloucestershire Live (Índia (Inglês))

Vaping prevents wounds from healing properly, warns new research. Patients are already advised to stop smoking normal cigarettes for at least a month before operations such as plastic surgery. Nicotine, the addictive ingredient, is known to restrict ... View details »

Angriya Cruise, Set to Sail From Mumbai to Goa, Inaugurated by Nitin Gadkari, Devendra Fadnavis: View Pictures!

12 min atras | LatestLY (Índia (Inglês))

Mumbai, October 20: The high-end Angriya Cruise, set to sail from Mumbai to Goa from October 24, was inaugurated today by Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, his wife and singer Amruta Fadnavis.and more View details »

´More Madras than Chennai´: What draws Tamil filmmakers to the north of the city

13 min atras | (Índia (Inglês))

The locality is front and centre in Vetri Maarans recent release Vada Chennai, starring Dhanush. by Sruthi Ganapathy Raman. Published 12 hours ago. More Madras than Chennai: What draws Tamil filmmakers to the north of the A housing board building...and more View details »

Fastest 4G: Reliance Jio beats Airtel, Vodafone, Idea to clock highest speed in H1 FY19

14 min atras | Financial Express (Índia (Inglês))

Reliance Jio clocked the highest 4G data download speed for six consecutive months during the first half of the current fiscal with an average throughput of almost 20 Mbps. This was against rivals, Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular, whose... View details »

Sabarimala row: 42-yr-old woman puts visit on hold, calm amid Sec 144

26 min atras | The Indian Express (Índia (Inglês))

A day after Sabarimala in Kerala saw massive protests over attempted entry by three women in the age group of 10-50, the hill shrine enjoyed relative calm and peace on Saturday – a 42-year-old woman from Kollam district returned from the base camp... View details »

US scientists create new drug to sustain oxygen-starved hearts

27 min atras | Xinhua (Índia (Inglês))

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 20 (Xinhua) -- U.S. scientists at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) have developed a new drug that can restore the function of oxygen-starved heart tissue under the conditions of hypoxia, according to the results of a ... View details »

Rahul kickstarts campaign in Telangana, promises Rs 2-lakh farm loan waiver, jobless dole

44 min atras | The Indian Express (Índia (Inglês))

Kicking off the campaign in Telangana, Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday promised loan waiver of up to Rs 2 lakh for the states farmers and eligible poor if the party is voted to power. Rahul was addressing public meetings in Nirmal district and...and more View details »

Love in the times of London dreams

45 min atras | The New Indian Express (Índia (Inglês))

The on-screen daring jodi of Arjun Kapoor and Parineeti Chopras was declared super hit after the success of romantic-thriller Ishaqzaade in 2012. Share Via Email. Published: 21st October 2018 05:00 AM | Last Updated: 21st October 2018 12:02 AM | A+A A-. View details »

The two Ps of the Pujas – prayer and pollution

51 min atras | The Indian Express (Índia (Inglês))

While spending five days offering prayers to idols of Goddess Durga and hopping pandals is a popular practice during Durga Puja every year, what is also an unavoidable annual ritual is the immersion of these statues in natural water bodies at the end ...and more View details »

Delhi´s Dwarka chokes as garbage burning releases toxic gases

52 min atras | Times of India (Índia (Inglês))

NEW DELHI: Residents of Dwarka sub-city on Saturday took out a protest march as open burning of garbage continued, spewing toxic fumes and worsening the air quality to severe-plus or emergency. Dwarka fell behind Anand Vihar area in east Delhi in... View details »

BJP to seek inputs from people on how to make MP prosperous

1 hr atras | The Indian Express (Índia (Inglês))

The ruling BJP on Saturday announced that it would seek suggestions from people, especially youths, on how to make Madhya Pradesh prosperous. Fifty chariots (raths) will set out from Bhopal on Sunday and reach 20 places in each of the 230... View details »

Sidhus say organisers issued repeated warnings; blame railways, allege conspiracy

1 hr atras | The Indian Express (Índia (Inglês))

A day after at least 59 people were mowed down by a train as they watched a Ravan effigy being burnt, Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu defended the participation of his wife, former MLA Navjot Kaur Sidhu, in the Dussehra day celebration that did not... View details »

Sidhus say organisers issued repeated warnings; blame railways, allege conspiracy

1 hr atras | The Indian Express (Índia (Inglês))

A day after at least 59 people were mowed down by a train as they watched a Ravan effigy being burnt, Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu defended the participation of his wife, former MLA Navjot Kaur Sidhu, in the Dussehra day celebration that did not... View details »

Delhi Cop Hit on Face, Police Vehicle Attacked After Mob Turns Violent During Durga Puja Visarjan

1 hr atras | News18 (Índia (Inglês))

New Delhi: Eight policemen including the DCP, ACP and the SHO of Mayur Vihar police station and women personnel were attacked at the Yamuna ghat during the Durga Puja visarjan on Friday evening. The incident took place when a procession coming...and more View details »

Rs 2.35 lakh crore-worth works under Sagarmala in Maharashtra: Nitin Gadkari

1 hr atras | Economic Times (Índia (Inglês))

MUMBAI: The shipping ministry is planning to undertake works worth Rs 2.35 lakh crore under the Sagarmala project in Maharashtra, Union minister Nitin Gadkari said here Saturday. He said projects worth over Rs 1.50 lakh crore are in various stages of...and more View details »

Delhi: Effigy burning drags air quality to ´very poor´

1 hr atras | The Indian Express (Índia (Inglês))

A day after hundreds of effigies were burnt in the city to mark Dussehra, air quality turned very poor again on Saturday. As per the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB), Delhis 24-hour average air quality index value was 326, with primary ...and more View details »

Scandal Over Dead Journalist Jolts Heir to Saudi Throne

1 hr atras | Wall Street Journal (Índia (Inglês))

Yet the events of the past few weeks have sharpened differences between the prince and royal family members who were beginning to question his judgment and temperament. And there is no sign that the global backlash over the killing will abate soon,... View details »

Woman, 52, allowed inside Sabarimala temple after initial protests

1 hr atras | Economic Times (Índia (Inglês))

A woman from Tamil Nadu was allowed inside the Sabarimala temple on Saturday after facing initial protests, as traditionalists presumed her to be below 50 years of age. The Supreme Court on September 28 overturned a centuries-old practice that barred... View details »

Dhanush is not the hero of Vada Chennai. Andrea Jeremiah is

1 hr atras | India Today (Índia (Inglês))

Director Vetri Maaran is known for incorporating nuanced details in his films. Be it Aadukalam or Visaranai, his films are always filled with intricate details that are capable of casting a spell on the audience. This is no different in the case of ...and more View details »

Vikas Bahl´s Lawyer Says #MeToo Accuser Won´t File Complaint Against Him

1 hr atras | NDTV (Índia (Inglês))

A woman who has accused filmmaker Vikas Bahls of sexual harassment as part of the #MeToo movement has decided to drop the case, his lawyer has said. The matter has been adjourned to October 23. The victim has made a statement that she is not... View details »

RBI against govt plan for separate PRB

1 hr atras | Nagaland Post (Índia (Inglês))

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday went public with its resistance to the Centres proposal to set up an independent Payment Regulatory Board (PRB) which will oversee all payment systems in the country stating that the proposed body “must remain... View details »

Bharti Airtel Launches Prepaid Plan of 35GB 4G Data Priced at Just Rs 195

1 hr atras | News (Índia (Inglês))

New Delhi: Bharti Airtel has launched a new entry-level prepaid plan priced at just Rs 195. The plan is offered in competition with Reliance Jio and Vodafone Idea Limited. With a validity of 28 days, the new Airtel plan comes with a total of 35GB 4G data. View details »

Cong-JDS show of unity in Karnataka: BJP common enemy, alliance will send message across India, says HD Deve ...

2 hr atras | The Indian Express (Índia (Inglês))

A GRAND alliance of parties opposed to the BJP will come together in some states for the Lok Sabha elections next year, and while the alliance may not work in some states, it does not mean the alliance is in tatters, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi ... View details »

´Attack On Press Freedom´: Journalism Watchdog On Reliance Suing NDTV

2 hr atras | NDTV (Índia (Inglês))

The Committee to Protect Journalists, a global journalism watchdog, has called Anil Ambanis Reliance Group suing NDTV for its reportage on the Rafale fighter jet deal a severe attack on press freedom and called for the conglomerate to end its use of... View details »

The deadly ´butterfly´: How cyclone Titli turned Uddanam upside down

2 hr atras | The Hindu (Índia (Inglês))

One of the most backward districts of India, Srikakulam may continue to bear the same tag for many decades with the destruction caused by cyclonic storm Titli, which is the translation of the word butterfly in Hindi, on October 10, and the date cannot ... View details »

´Dark day´: Congo rebels kill 2 health agents fighting Ebola

2 hr atras | Washington Post (Índia (Inglês))

JOHANNESBURG — Congos health minister called it a “dark day” for everyone fighting the deadly Ebola outbreak after rebels shot and killed two medical agents with the Congolese army who had been assisting health officials. It appeared to be the first ...and more View details »

Not exercising worse for your health than smoking, diabetes and heart disease, study reveals

2 hr atras | (Índia (Inglês))

Weve all heard exercise helps you live longer. But a new study goes one step further, finding that a sedentary lifestyle is worse for your health than smoking, diabetes and heart disease. Dr. Wael Jaber, a cardiologist at the Cleveland Clinic and ... View details »

Previous govt was not serious about poverty alleviation: PM Modi

2 hr atras | Times of India (Índia (Inglês))

SHIRDI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday accused the previous Congress-led government of not being serious about poverty alleviation and working only to promote the name of a particular family. Addressing an event at the famous temple town of... View details »

Previous govt was not serious about poverty alleviation: PM Modi

2 hr atras | Times of India (Índia (Inglês))

SHIRDI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday accused the previous Congress-led government of not being serious about poverty alleviation and working only to promote the name of a particular family. Addressing an event at the famous temple town of... View details »

Me Too Kerala: These Brave Women Are Fighting Rampant Misogyny in the Malayalam Film Industry

2 hr atras | HuffPost India (Índia (Inglês))

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, Kerala—The #MeToo movement has sought to convey just how commonplace sexual violence is, by making it easier for survivors of sexual violence to speak out. But a press conference in Kerala last week struck a jarring and... View details »

BJP´s first list for Chhattisgarh, Telangana, Mizoram Assembly polls out

3 hr atras | Business Standard (Índia (Inglês))

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday released its first list of candidates for the Chhattisgarh, Telangana and Mizoram Assembly elections after long deliberations at a central election committee (CEC) meeting of the party. The party announced ... View details »

Swine flu on the rise in Telangana

3 hr atras | The Hans India (Índia (Inglês))

​Hyderabad: Swine flu cases are on the rise in Telangana. Even a few IAS officers and Group-1 officers (three each) have been tested positive for influenza virus and underwent treatment, it is learnt. Since swine flu is an airborne disease it is very ...and more View details »

Congress may repeat 42 MLAs in MP

3 hr atras | The Hindu (Índia (Inglês))

While the ruling BJP is thinking of not giving ticket to between 70 and 80 of its MLAs in Madhya Pradesh, the Congress is ready to renominate 42 of its 57 legislators. A Congress leader, on condition of anonymity, said on Saturday that those MLAs had ... View details »

Eye on stubble burning, Delhi wakes up to waste and leaves burnt in backyard

3 hr atras | Times of India (Índia (Inglês))

NEW DELHI: Stubble burning by Punjab farmers, which aggravates air pollution in Delhi, may be occupying all attention but there is another menace here at home. Even as Delhis air quality continues to deteriorate, open waste burning seems to be rampant... View details »

HDFC Bank Q2 net profit, total income increase 21%

3 hr atras | The Hindu (Índia (Inglês))

Private lender HDFC Bank has reported a 20.6% jump in its net profit to ₹5,005.73 for the second quarter ended September, 2018, rising from ₹4,151.03 crore in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Total income for the quarter grew 21.2% to... View details »

BJP releases Chhattisgarh first list of 77

3 hr atras | The Hindu (Índia (Inglês))

Party fields 14 women and replaces 14 MLAs with new faces; Modi, Shah attend central election panel meeting. The BJP on Saturday released its first list of 77 candidates for the Chhattisgarh Assembly election, fielding Chief Minister Raman Singh from... View details »

Chandigarh: Air quality poor, recorded 280 micrograms per cubic metre at night

3 hr atras | The Indian Express (Índia (Inglês))

AS THE city celebrated Dussehra with effigies going up in the air, the air quality level deteriorated further. The Air Quality Index (AQI) in Chandigarh reached the level of poor on Friday, which officials of the Chandigarh Pollution Control Committee ...and more View details »

One Killing, Two Accounts: What We Know About Jamal Khashoggi´s Death

3 hr atras | New York Times (Índia (Inglês))

BEIRUT, Lebanon — Eighteen days after the dissident Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, his government has finally laid out its narrative of what happened. President Trump appears to be giving the Saudis ... View details »

Sabarimala: Situation tense even on the fourth day

3 hr atras | India Today (Índia (Inglês))

Situation at the Sabarimala shrine remains tense even four days after it opened. No woman between the age of 10 and 50 years has been able to pray inside the shrine so far. On Saturday, 32-year-old Manju came to the police station at Pamba to obtain... View details »

Train kills 50, injures 200 as it ploughs through Indian crowd

3 hr atras | The Mercury (Índia (Inglês))

At least 50 people have been killed and more than 200 others have been injured after a train mowed down a large crowd in India. The throng of people in the northern state of Punjab were standing on railway tracks, taking in celebrations, when they ... View details »

Stay put in cyclone-affected areas till there is normalcy, CM tells staff

3 hr atras | Times of India (Índia (Inglês))

Visakhapatnam: Despite the ongoing restoration work in cyclone-affected Srikakulam district, hundreds of villages are yet to get power and water supply. According to the official statistics, power supply in more than 356 villages is yet to be restored ... View details »

Lifestyle changes can stave off osteoporosis

3 hr atras | Times of India (Índia (Inglês))

Visakhapatnam: Worldwide, one in three women and one in five men are at risk of fractures related to osteoporosis (porous bones). This silent disease has no outward symptoms till a fracture happens. Lack of Vitamin D, a sedentary lifestyle and poor ... View details »

Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani flags Ekta Yatra, hails Sardar Patel, Modi

3 hr atras | Daily News & Analysis (Índia (Inglês))

Ekta Yatra was launched by Gujarat government on Friday where Chief Minister Vijay Rupani flagged off the event from Bardoli. This is the place where Sardar Patel had launched his Satyagraha for farmers against the British. Rupani said Prime Minister...and more View details »

Pollution check: As Delhi turns to outdoor air purifiers again, experts repeat that they won´t work

3 hr atras | (Índia (Inglês))

As cooler temperatures in Delhi bring back steadily worsening pollution, the Central Pollution Control Board under the Union Ministry of Environment has started installing outdoor air purifiers across the city. The project was announced in August. In ... View details »

Reliance Jio crosses 215 million subscribers in 25 months

4 hr atras | Gizbot (Índia (Inglês))

Mukesh Ambani led Reliance Jio said that it has crossed 250 million subscriber base in just 25 months after launching its services. Reliance Jio crosses 215 million subscribers in 25 months. Mukesh D. Ambani, Chairman, and Managing Director, Reliance... View details »

Data localisation: Battle lines drawn

4 hr atras | Forbes India (Índia (Inglês))

Multinational companies operating in India seem to be ranged on one side, while Indian startups and companies are on the other. By Harichandan Arakali, Sayan Chakraborty. Published: Oct 20, 2018. g_110091_shutterstock_172798457_280x210.jpg... View details »

The defamation sledgehammer

4 hr atras | Telegraph India (Índia (Inglês))

Anil Ambanis Reliance has hit NDTV with a Rs 10,000-crore defamation suit for a programme on the Rafale deal, winching up the cumulative damages being sought from media outlets and political parties to at least Rs 20,000 crore this year alone. This is ... View details »

BJP denies tickets to 14 MLAs, including a minister, in Chhattisgarh

4 hr atras | Hindustan Times (Índia (Inglês))

The Bharatiya Janata Party on Saturday nominated Chhattisgarh chief minister Raman Singh from his present assembly segment Rajnandgaon and denied tickets to 14 sitting legislators, including minister Ramshila Sahu, in the first list of 77 candidates ... View details »