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Kochi Metro only possible due to Sheila Dikshit: Chandy
  • Kochi Metro only possible due to Sheila Dikshit: Chandy(17:10)
    Thiruvananthapuram, July 20 (IANS) Former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Saturday said that had it not been for his then Delhi counterpart Sheila Dikshit, Kerala's landmark Kochi Metro would not have become a reality.
Imran Khan travels to US to 'reset' bilateral ties (Lead)
  • Imran Khan travels to US to 'reset' bilateral ties (Lead)(17:04)
    Islamabad, July 20 (IANS) Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday embarked on a three-day visit to the US where he is set to meet President Donald Trump on July 22 in a bid to "reset" tense bilateral relations.
  • Penguin to publish Balraj Sahni's biography authored by son(17:00)
    New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) "The Non-Conformist: Memories of my Father Balraj Sahni", a biography by his son Parikshit that chronicles one of the finest and most natural actors hailing from the golden era of the Indian cinema, will release next month, presenting an insightful take on the legendary actor.
Dikshit's death huge loss for Delhi: Kejriwal
  • Dikshit's death huge loss for Delhi: Kejriwal(16:46)
    New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday mourned the death of his predecessor Sheila Dikshit, saying her contribution to the city will always be remembered.
Monsoon gains strength, 3 fishermen missing at sea in Kerala
  • Monsoon gains strength, 3 fishermen missing at sea in Kerala(16:40)
    Thiruvananthapuram, July 20 (IANS) With the monsoon getting stronger in Kerala, the Meteorological Department has issued red and orange alerts for a few districts until Monday. While a red alert has been issued in Kasargode district today, Kozhikode and Wayanad are expected to get more rains tomorrow.
Shah formulating 'effective policy' on Kashmiri Pandits' rehabilitation
  • Shah formulating 'effective policy' on Kashmiri Pandits' rehabilitation(16:26)
    New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah and his team of senior officials in the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) are formulating an "effective policy" for rehabilitation of Kashmiri Pandits in the Valley. Highly-placed sources in the Home Ministry said that Amit Shah had chaired several meetings with the key officials of MHA's Kashmir Division in this connection, during the past one month.
'Indu Sarkar' included in National Film Archives
  • 'Indu Sarkar' included in National Film Archives(16:24)
    Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Madhur Bhandarkar's political thriller "Indu Sarkar" has been included in the National Film Archives of India (NFAI). The National Award-winning director took to Twiter to announce the news.
Arjun Rampal's baby boy makes Instagram debut
Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit dead
  • Former Delhi CM Sheila Dikshit dead(16:18)
    New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and former Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit passed away on Saturday at the Escorts Hospital here, a party leader said. She was 81.
Janhvi, Ishaan complete a year in Bollywood
  • NIA conducts searches across Tamil Nadu (Lead)(16:16)
    Chennai, July 20 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday searched several premises in Madurai, Theni, Tirunelveli, Ramanathapuram and Chennai following arrest of 16 terror suspects, including 14 deported from the United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Centre to come up with anti-mob lynching law in this Parliament session
  • Centre to come up with anti-mob lynching law in this Parliament session(16:14)
    New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) A year after the Supreme Court directed the government to enact a law to deal with the rising cases of mob lynching in the country, the Centre is working out such a legislation and is likely to introduce it in the ongoing session of Parliament, according to sources.
  • Kerala Catholic priests call off protest after talks(16:14)
    Kochi, July 20 (IANS) The protest by a section of the priests attached to the Ernakulam and Angamaly archdioceses of the Syro Malabar Catholic Church was called off on Saturday following talks with a group of bishops.
NAB launches money laundering probe against Maryam Nawaz
  • NAB launches money laundering probe against Maryam Nawaz(16:12)
    Lahore, July 20 (IANS) Pakistan's anti-corruption watchdog has initiated another probe against former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's daughter and PML-N leader Maryam Nawaz after the Islamabad accountability court rejected its application seeking legal proceedings against her for using a bogus trust deed in the Avenfield graft case.
Priyanka ends dharna, to return to Delhi via Varanasi (Lead)
Pooja Bhatt on life after conscious sobriety
Sitharaman on why she taxed super rich more
  • Sitharaman on why she taxed super rich more(16:06)
    Chennai, July 20 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said the tax on the super rich is a small expectation from them to contribute a little more for the poor.
Deepika, Ranbir back together on screen?
  • Deepika, Ranbir back together on screen?(16:00)
    Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Snapshots of Deepika Padukone leaving a filmmaker's office with Ranbir Kapoor last night have sparked off speculations if the two stars are all set to reunite on the screen.
Childhood coach feels Dhoni can continue till T20 WC
  • Childhood coach feels Dhoni can continue till T20 WC(15:50)
    Kolkata, July 20 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni is still fit to continue and if the Indian team wants the best out of him, the selectors should think of managing his workload properly, feels the former India captain's childhood coach Keshav Banerjee.
  • Week long BSF celebrations to mark Operation Vijay(15:48)
    Agartala, July 20 (IANS) To mark the 20th anniversary of the victory in 'Operation Vijay', the Border Security Force (BSF) will conduct a series of events to commemorate the valour and sacrifice of the Indian Army during the Kargil war, a BSF release said on Saturday.