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 Stories dated 2019-11-20

Bollywood lacks a proper music industry: Shibani Kashyap
  • Bollywood lacks a proper music industry: Shibani Kashyap(13:44)
    New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANSlife) Singer Shibani Kashyap, known for her movie songs like "Sajna aa bhi jaa" and "Zinda hoon main", has been away from Bollywood for almost five years now. The last time she sang a number was "Sannata" in 2014 for the movie "Identity Card". While her focus remains on making good music, she would love to make a comeback in Bollywood. In a candid conversation with IANSlife, Kashyap shares her views on the current music industry scene and the rise of pop music in India.
Remixing old songs guarantees a hit: Jaz Dhami
  • Remixing old songs guarantees a hit: Jaz Dhami(13:44)
    New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANSlife) Jaz Dhami, based in the UK, recently launched the remix of his own track "Bomb Bae" in collaboration with world-renowned DJ and producer Tiesto. He doesn't think any song necessarily needs a remix, however he feels, a remix gives a different flavour to the song and helps it reach a different audience. In a free-wheeling chat with IANSlife, he speaks on the current trend of remixes in Bollywood.
J&K internet to resume on local administration feedback: Shah
  • J&K internet to resume on local administration feedback: Shah(13:44)
    New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Replying to questions over the situation in Jammu and Kashmir in Rajya Sabha, Home Minister Amit Shah on Wednesday said that internet services would resume in the newly reorganised union territory (UT) on the recommendation of the local administration.
Only 3% Indian digital marketers measuring ROI correctly: LinkedIn
  • Only 3% Indian digital marketers measuring ROI correctly: LinkedIn(13:40)
    New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) When it comes to measuring return on investment (ROI), only 3 per cent of digital marketers in India are calculating ROI correctly -- one of the lowest among all regions and lower than the global average of 4 per cent, a LinkedIn report said on Wednesday.
Detained Kashmiri leaders lack facilities, say relatives
Dramatic scenes on Raisina, as Cong 'gherao' Parliament (Lead)
  • Dramatic scenes on Raisina, as Cong 'gherao' Parliament (Lead)(13:40)
    New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Dramatic scenes were witnessed near the Shastri Bhavan just next to Parliament as Youth Congress protesters came down in thousands, agitating the removal of Special Protection Group cover of the Gandhis, and demanding that the security cover be put back.
Hope pink ball Test marks beginning of a new era: Ashwin
  • Hope pink ball Test marks beginning of a new era: Ashwin(13:40)
    Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) Ace off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is hoping that the historic Day-Night Test between India and Bangladesh scheduled to start from Friday will mark the beginning of a new era as it would help in the rejuvenation of the longest format of the game.
Anshuman Jha: Nursing mother through cancer increased my patience
'Friends' iconic props are going up for auction
Defence offsets worth $5.67 bn signed in 3 years: Minister
  • Defence offsets worth $5.67 bn signed in 3 years: Minister(13:24)
    New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The union government has entered into 21 defence offset contracts worth a cumulative value of $5.67 billion over the past three years, Minister of State for Defence, Shripad Naik informed the Lok Sabha on Wednesday.
Adah Sharma: 'Commando' is one of biggest action franchises
'Baaghi 3': Tiger Shroff, Vijay Varma share a 'great bond'
Bengal bypolls: TMC for local issues, BJP's focus on CAB
  • Bengal bypolls: TMC for local issues, BJP's focus on CAB(13:16)
    Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) In the upcoming bypolls to the three West Bengal Assembly seats on November 25, the ruling Trinamool Congress has come out with constituency-specific manifestos to highlight local issues and the Mamata Banerjee government's development efforts, while the BJP is campaigning big on the proposed Citizenship Amendment Bill (CAB) and downplaying the NRC.
Ed Sheeran performs at Gordon Ramsay's daughter's 18th B'day
Sana Mir announces break from international cricket
Dramatic scenes on Raisina, as Cong 'gherao' Parliament
  • Dramatic scenes on Raisina, as Cong 'gherao' Parliament(13:12)
    New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Dramatic scenes were witnessed near the Shastri Bhavan just next to Parliament as Youth Congress protesters agitating the removal of Special Protection Guard cover of the Gandhis, came down in thousands to demand the security cover back
Those against SPG withdrawal can go to court: Swamy
  • Those against SPG withdrawal can go to court: Swamy(13:06)
    New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Supporting government's decision to withdraw SPG cover of Gandhi family, senior BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said that those having objections to this can go to court and challenge it.
Microsoft Teams platform hits 20mn daily users
Gehlot's EWS masterstroke outplays Mandir, J&K in Rajasthan
  • Gehlot's EWS masterstroke outplays Mandir, J&K in Rajasthan(13:00)
    Jaipur, Nov 20 (IANS) The Ram Mandir verdict and abrogation of Article 370 in Kashmir seemed to have failed to make a mark in Rajasthan municipal elections but the EWS masterstroke played by the Congress government a month before elections, has certainly made an impact as Congress got a clear majority in at least 20 municipal bodies.
Swiggy invests Rs 175 cr to set up 1,000 cloud kitchen in India
  • Swiggy invests Rs 175 cr to set up 1,000 cloud kitchen in India(12:52)
    New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Food delivery major Swiggy on Wednesday said it has invested Rs 175 crore over a period of two years to set up over 1,000 cloud kitchens across 14 cities for its restaurant partners through its "Swiggy Access" initiative.
Jose Mourinho appointed Tottenham Hotspur head coach
  • Jose Mourinho appointed Tottenham Hotspur head coach(12:52)
    New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur on Wednesday announced the appointment of Jose Mourinho as their new manager. The former Chelsea and Manchester United boss has signed a contract till the end of 2022-23 season.
Yoga improves sleep, reduces lower back pain
  • Yoga improves sleep, reduces lower back pain(12:50)
    New York, Nov 20 (IANS) Yoga and physical therapy(PT) are effective approaches to treating co-occurring sleep disturbance and back pain while reducing the need for medication, a new study suggests.
Kota used only as setting for 'Mardaani 2': Director