- Ghotki anti-Hindu riots a conspiracy: Imran(19:56)
Peshawar, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said here on Wednesday the anti-Hindu violence in Ghotki town of the Sindh province was a "conspiracy" to sabotage his UN General Assembly address, where he would be raising the Kashmir issue.
- ECI deletes 2.16 lakh bogus voters in Maharashtra(19:54)
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The Election Commission of India (ECI) has deleted 2.16 lakh bogus voters in Maharashtra and the process is on to strike off more such fake names, the state Congress was informed here on Wednesday.
- Stocks that defied the benchmark to hit 52-week high(19:50)
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Indian equity markets, for the past three months, fell sharply after the Union Budget on July 5 failed to inspire confidence among domestic and foreign investors, worried over softening growth.
- Strategic sale of BEML, NMDC unit accelerated (IANS EXCLUSIVE)(19:48)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) With a poor show so far on disinvestment, the government has identified a clutch of PSUs that would go on the block in the coming months even as it faces major challenges in the wake of FPI outflow and depressed investor sentiment.
- TV players hail import duty scraping, to pass benefit to consumers (Lead)(19:46)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The TV manufacturers and trade bodies on Wednesday welcomed the scraping of import duty on open cell LED TV panel, saying it would not only boost sales of TVs in the festive season but also allow brands to push sales for bigger TV sets. The TV players also announced to pass the benefits to the consumers.
- Can't implement BCCI CoA's latest directives: Saurashtra(19:46)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Saurashtra Cricket Association (SCA) has written to the Electoral Officer Varesh Sinha and made it clear that the association will not accept the directives sent by the Committee of Administrators (CoA) on Monday.
- 'Nakkash' wins two big awards at film fest in Boston(19:42)
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) The Hindi film "Nakkash" has bagged two major awards at India International Film Festival of Boston (IIFFB). Filmmaker Zaigham Imam received the Best Director award, while the lead star Inaamulhaq was felicitaed with the Best Actor award.
- 'Shyam Ramsay carried horror film torch in B'wood': Vikram Bhatt(19:36)
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt, who has carved a name as a horror filmmaker in recent times, is saddened by the demise of Shyam Ramsay, the man who made the Bollywood horror film a cult affair. The "Raaz" director feels the late filmmaker was innovative, and regaled his audiences with fabulous spooky cinema from time to time.
- Biryani chain scions Raghib, Arsalan chargesheeted (Lead)(19:26)
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) The Kolkata police on Wednesday filed a chargesheet in the gruesome Jaguar accident case, charging prime accused Raghib Parwez, scion of the famous biryani maker Arsalan chain of restaurants, on various counts, including culpable homicide not amounting to murder.
- SC to frame guidelines on maintenance payment(19:20)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court has decided to frame guidelines on payment of maintenance in matrimonial matters and appointed two senior advocates to assist the bench in this regard.
- Tulsi Kumar: Whatever I am today is because of my father(19:18)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) She is the voice behind songs like "Tum jo aaye", "Hum mar jayenge", "Soch na sake", and the latest hit, "Tera ban jaungi". Tulsi Kumar has been around for over 13 years now, and 2019, particularly, seems to be great with back-to-back hit songs in her kitty.
- FM to review PSU banks' merger preparedness(19:18)
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.
- Mamata meets Modi with sandesh, seeks his help(19:18)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Meeting the Prime Minister here on Wednesday after a 15-month gap amid heightened political speculations, Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee urged Narendra Modi to revive certain stalled projects in the state.
- Trump names Robert O'Brien new US NSA(19:12)
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Wednesday named Robert O'Brien, a State Department official who has specialized in hostage issues, as his new National Security Adviser.
- Imran inaugurates 24/7 Pak-Afghan Torkham border crossing(19:06)
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday formally inaugurated the Pakistan-Afghanistan Torkham border crossing which will be operational round-the-clock with the aim to enhance trade between the two countries and to facilitate ease of business.
- Trump orders 'substantial' new sanctions on Iran(19:06)
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that he has ordered "substantial" new sanctions on Iran, marking the latest escalation of tensions between the two countries following the attack on Saudi oil facilities.
- RJio tops subscription race in July; Airtel, VIL lose(19:00)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Reliance Jio continued its onward march in July adding the highest number of subscribers during the month, while the other major market players, Airtel and Vodafone Idea eroded their subscriber base.
- Protests make BJP swear by Kannada over Hindi in Karnataka(18:58)
Bengaluru, Sep 18 (IANS) Vociferous protests by opposition parties and activists in Karnataka made the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government give primacy to Kannada after its National President Amit Shah favoured Hindi as one language across the country that sparked a controversy in the southern state.