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Relocation of Pune NGT bench to Delhi irks opposition, activists in Goa (22:20) IANS Photo Service
Panaji, Aug 20 (IANS) The relocation of the Goa bench of the National Green Tribunal from Pune to New Delhi by the Union Environment and Forests Ministry has irked the Opposition and green activists here.

GM sent on leave, four suspended after deadly UP train crash (Intro Roundup) (22:04) IANS Photo Service
Muzaffarnagar/New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The government on Sunday suspended four Northern Railway officials and sent its General Manager on leave after authorities admitted to negligence that may have led to the derailment of the Kalinga Utkal Express train in Uttar Pradesh which claimed 22 lives.

Drone-like object spotted in Delhi, flight operations hit briefly (Second Lead) (21:58)
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Flight operations at Delhi airport were briefly halted on Sunday evening after an Air Asia pilot reported sighting a drone-like flying object, sending security agencies into a tizzy, police said.

Modi turned job-seekers into job-providers: Amit Shah (21:56) IANS Photo Service
Bhopal, Aug 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has turned Indias youths from job-seekers to job-providers by inspiring them to create employment, BJP President Amit Shah said on Sunday.

Four railway officials suspended, General Manager sent on leave (21:12) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The government on Sunday suspended four railway officials and sent the General Manager of Northern Railway on leave following the derailment of the Kalinga Utkal Express that killed 22 passengers.

Coolpad launches 'Cool Play 6' smartphone at Rs 14,999 (With Images) (21:10) IANS Photo Service
Dubai, Aug 20 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Coolpad on Sunday launched its flagship gaming smartphone Coolpad Cool Play 6 at Rs 14,999 in the Indian market.

Drone-like object spotted in Delhi, flight operations hit briefly (Lead) (20:58)
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Flight operations at the Delhi airport were briefly halted on Sunday evening after an Air Asia pilot reported sighting a drone-like flying object, sending security agencies in a tizzy, police said.

Bihar flood toll reaches 253 (20:40) IANS Photo Service
Patna, Aug 20 (IANS) The flood situation remained grim in Bihar while the death toll rose to 253 on Sunday, an official said

Drone-like flying object spotted near Delhi airport (20:34)
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A drone-like flying object was spotted near the Delhi airport on Sunday evening, sending security agencies in a tizzy, police said.

Flood situation improving in Bengal barring Malda (20:08) IANS Photo Service
Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) The flood situation in northern West Bengal showed an overall improvement, barring Malda district where nearly five blocks were still inundated by the increasing water level of Mahananda river, the state government said on Sunday.

IndiGo alleges misleading info to malign brand name (Lead) (20:04) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier IndiGo on Sunday alleged that a campaign of misleading information is being spread to malign its brand name.

Resign over Srijan scam, RJD tells Bihar CM, his deputy (19:36) IANS Photo Service
Patna, Aug 20 (IANS) RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Sunday said his party would intensify its agitation to demand resignation and jailing of Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his deputy in the Rs 1,000 crore Srijan scam.

Mortar shelling at Damascus fair kills four (19:26)
Damascus, Aug 20 (IANS) Four persons were killed and four others wounded on Sunday when a mortar shell slammed the fairgrounds in the capital Damascus where a premier trade fair is being held.

Tata Motors launches AMT-equipped Tiago at Rs 4.79 lakh (19:00)
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Tata Motors on Sunday launched the mid-end variant of its hatchback Tiago model priced at Rs 4.79 lakh incorporating the new automated manual transmission (AMT) technology, the introduction of which earlier in the high-end variant has been well received, the company said.

IndiGo alleges misleading info to malign brand name (18:46) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Budget passenger carrier IndiGo on Sunday alleged that a campaign of misleading information is being spread to malign its brand name.

Congress to get 1 mn signatures on memo of Kerala farmers' problems (18:00) IANS Photo Service
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 20 (IANS) The Congress on Sunday said it will get one million signatures on a memorandum to be sent to the state and central governments, demanding immediate relief on "15 burning issues" faced by farmers in Kerala.

CMFRI develops breeding technology for Indian pompano (17:10)
Kochi, Aug 20 (IANS) Mariculture in the country is set for a major boost with the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) successfully developing a seed production technology for Indian pompano.

NCLT, insolvency law must treat home buyers like banks: Assocham (17:02) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The government, the National Company Law Tribunal and the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board should treat home buyers at par with banks in view of a situation where thousands of buyers have been unable to get possession owing to stalled projects, industry body Assocham said on Sunday.

Nationalised banks to down shutters on Tuesday (17:02)
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) All nationalised banks here will be closed on Tuesday, the All India Bank Officers Confederation said on Sunday.

Defence Ministry delegates administrative powers to BRO (16:56)
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) The Defence Ministry on Sunday announced it has delegated administrative and financial powers to the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) to avoid delays in projects of road construction in the border areas.

GST to enable brand licensing industry to grow in India (16:38) IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) The implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST) will enable brand licensing industry to grow in India and also allow retail industry to start respecting intellectual property rights, an official said on Sunday.

Indian fashion industry must embrace safety: Dusanj-Lenz (IANS Interview) (13:56)
By Nivedita
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) The Indian fashion industry needs to embrace the highest safety standards, says Suki Dusanj-Lenz, country co-ordinator for Fashion Revolution India.

Planters apprehensive about future of Darjeeling tea exports, pin hopes on GI tag (12:16)
By Bappaditya Chatterjee IANS Photo Service
Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) Amid fears of losing export markets to other nations due to the ongoing unrest in the northern West Bengal hills, Darjeeling's tea planters are hoping that the Geographical Indication (GI) tag will enable them to regain their market share in the future.

Fix responsibility on prima facie evidence: Suresh Prabhu (11:50) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) A day after 24 people were killed in s train derailment in Uttar Pradesh, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu on Sunday said that he has directed the Chairman Railway Board (CRB) to fix responsibility on prima facie evidence by the evening.

Global cues, FIIs' fund movement to steer equity markets (Market Outlook) (11:12)
By Rohit Vaid IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Global cues and direction of foreign funds' flows are expected to affect the movement of key equity indices during the upcoming week, market observers opined.

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