- UNSC adopts Afghan resolution sans China's OBOR reference(8 minutes ago)
United Nations, Sep 18 (IANS) The Security Council has voted to extend the UN mission in Afghanistan after China backed down from a threat to veto it if it did not include a reference to its One Belt One Road (OBOR) initiative.
- On birth anniversary, Mahatma to 'return to life' at UNESCO (Lead)(8 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi is 'set to return to life' in the form of a hologram at UNESCO Paris to mark the International Day of Non Violence 2019. The life size 3D hologram will "address audience" to explain the Mahatma's philosophy in a life-like audio visual medium.
- Custodial interrogation of MLA a must: Punjab court(10 minutes ago)
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) A sessions court in Punjab on Wednesday refused relief to Lok Insaaf Party legislator Simarjit Singh Bains in the Deputy Commissioner altercation case, terming his behaviour "irresponsible, threatening and intimidating".
- Kerala crime branch to probe security breach at Cochin Shipyard(18 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The theft discovered from India's first indigenously developed under-construction aircraft carrier in Kochi may not result in strategic threats, defence officials said here on Wednesday, even as Kerala police handed over investigation of the case to its crime branch on Monday.
- India, US 'nearing' trade deal: Report(22 minutes ago)
New York, Sep 18 (IANS) Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to the US, the two countries are "nearing a trade breakthrough", an influential publication, the Washington Examiner, has reported quoting US officials and industry "insiders".
- Gurugram Rapid Metro to continue ops till Sep 20(22 minutes ago)
Chandigarh, Sep 18 (IANS) With the inking of a pact between Haryana Shahari Vikas Pradhikaran (HSVP) and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation to take over the Rapid Metro Rail in Gurugram, previous owning company Rapid Metro Rail Gurgaon South Ltd on Wednesday said it was willing to continue for the time being.
- Tehran vows to retaliate any anti-Iran move by US(26 minutes ago)
Tehran, Sep 18 (IANS) Iran warned the US that it would retaliate against any attacks in the wake of strikes on the Saudi oil facilities over the weekend, the media reported on Wednesday.
- DCC to meet to decide telecom spectrum auction base prices(20:22)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Digital Communications Commission will meet on Thursday and is likely to finalise the prices for the upcoming spectrum auction, according to official sources here, who also said that in this regard the DCC is expected to adhere to the auction base price recommended by telecom regulator Trai.
- Panghal, Kaushik in semis at AIBA(20:20)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist Amit Panghal (52kg) and Commonwealth Games silver medallist Manish Kaushik (63kg) confirmed medals for India by entering the semi-finals at the AIBA Mens World Championships in Ekaterinburg, Russia on Wednesday. Panghal and Kaushik join Vijender Singh, Vikas Krishan, Shiva Thapa and Gaurav Bidhuri as the only other Indian boxers to have medalled at this prestigious event.
- Netanyahu 'falls short of governing majority' (Lead)(20:16)
Tel Aviv, Sep 18 (IANS) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday appeared to fall short of a governing majority in the general election, raising doubts over whether he could maintain his decade-long grip on power.
- India U16 boys thrash Turkmenistan 5-0(20:16)
Tashkent, Sep 18 (IANS) The India Under-16 boys' team marched on to yet another win, this time defeating Central Asian side Turkmenistan 5-0 in their opening match of the AFC U-16 Championship Qualifiers, Group B, here on Wednesday.
- Gokulam Kerala ropes in defender Dharmaraj Ravanan(20:12)
Kozhikode, Sep 18 (IANS) Gokulam Kerala FC have signed seasoned defender Dharmaraj Ravanan for the upcoming I-League season. The arrival of the defender will be a major addition to the defensive line of the Malabarians, who are preparing for the I-League here.
- DMK suspends anti-Hindi protests on Governor's assurance(20:06)
Chennai, Sep 18 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's principal opposition DMK has decided to temporarily suspend its agitation against Union Home Minister Amit Shah's views on Hindi as the common language, DMK President M.K. Stalin said.
- Terror camps train youth in Pak's Punjab province(20:04)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Proscribed terror outfits have begun recruiting locals in Punjab province of Pakistan after India withdrew special status to Jammu and Kashmir, sources in the Indian Army said here on Wednesday.
- OTT goes over the top with budget, ideas and scale(20:02)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) They have big stars, big ideas and now big money too! The world of over-the-top or OTT platforms might be designed for the small screens, but it is not at all small when it comes to budgets being allotted for the projects.
- Rahul takes a jibe at PM's “Howdy Modi” event(20:00)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi has poked fun at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's upcoming "Howdy Modi" event in Houston, the USA, where he will be addressing the Indian diaspora. Modi is also likely to share the stage with US President Donald Trump.
- FM to review PSU banks' merger preparedness (Lead)(20:00)
New Delhi , Sep 18 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet the heads of PSU banks on Thursday to discuss merger-related issues and review their preparedness to execute the process within the stated timeline of April 1, 2020.