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 Stories dated 2019-07-20

Authorities to probe all aviation related safety incidents: Minister
Microsoft finds a partner in Telangana govt
  • Microsoft finds a partner in Telangana govt(15:18)
    Hyderabad, July 20 (IANS) Microsoft has partnered with the Telangana government's Women Entrepreneurs Hub (WE Hub) aimed at empowering women entrepreneurs and technologists in the region.
CPI-M leader attacks Antony for silence against BJP
  • CPI-M leader attacks Antony for silence against BJP(15:16)
    Kochi, July 20 (IANS) A senior CPI-M leader, who is also the chief editor of Malayalam daily and party organ 'Deshabhimani', on Saturday slammed former Defence Minister and Congress veteran A.K. Antony for being silent against the BJP, but taking time to attack the left party.
No formalin traces in fish sold in Goa: Minister
  • No formalin traces in fish sold in Goa: Minister(15:16)
    Panaji, July 20 (IANS) Amid reports of the use of formaldehyde to preserve fish imported into Goa from other states, Health Minister Vishwaji Rane in a written reply tabled in the state Assembly has reiterated that the fish being sold in the state's markets is safe for human consumption.
18 Indians aboard tanker seized by Iran; India trying to secure their release (Lead)
  • After arresting 16 terror suspects, NIA conducts searches in Tamil Nadu(15:12)
    Chennai, July 20 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday searched several premises in Tamil Nadu after arresting 16 terror suspects including 14 who were deported from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), police said. The searches were conducted in Madurai, Theni, Tirunelveli, Ramanathapuram and Chennai.
Government targeting IRFC IPO listing by September to raise Rs 1,000 cr
ED gets 3-day custody of Ponzi scamster Mansoor Khan (Lead)
  • ED gets 3-day custody of Ponzi scamster Mansoor Khan (Lead)(15:08)
    Bengaluru, July 20 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Saturday got three-day custody of IMA Jewellers' founder and prime accused in the multi-crore Ponzi scam Mansoor Khan from a Bengaluru court for a joint probe with the SIT, an official said.
  • Indian-origin scientists develop AI system to curb 'deepfake' videos(14:52)
    New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) At a time when "deepfake" videos become a new threat to users' privacy, a team of Indian-origin researchers has developed Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven deep neural network that can identify manipulated images at the pixel level with high precision.
Priyanka ends dharna, leaves for Delhi
  • Priyanka ends dharna, leaves for Delhi(14:44)
    Mirzapur (Uttar Pradesh), July 20 (IANS) "I am now leaving because my purpose of meeting the families of the victims has been fulfilled. But I will return very soon. I had come here on the instructions of my brother Rahul Gandhi."
BJP trying to suppress democracy, says Rahul Gandhi
  • BJP trying to suppress democracy, says Rahul Gandhi(14:44)
    New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Outgoing Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday accused Uttar Pradesh's Yogi Adityanath government of trying to suppress democracy by cutting the electricity and water supply at the Chunar guest house, where his sister and party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi has been detained since Friday afternoon.
Delhi businessman files defamation suit against actress Esha Gupta
Modi-Xi summit will take bilateral ties to new heights: Chinese envoy (Lead)
  • Modi-Xi summit will take bilateral ties to new heights: Chinese envoy (Lead)(14:30)
    Beijing, July 20 (IANS) The informal summit between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi later this year will take the bilateral relations to new heights but at the same time the two countries cannot let "individual" issues hurt their ties, Beijing's newly-appointed envoy to Delhi Sun Weidong has said.
Love in London for SRK's son Aryan?
  • Love in London for SRK's son Aryan?(14:28)
    Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Superstar Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan has seen innumerable female fans swooning over his father down the decades. But Now, Khan junior seems to have found love in foreign shores.
One-hour exercise with proper hydration may tackle low BP
  • One-hour exercise with proper hydration may tackle low BP(14:20)
    New York, July 20 (IANS) Suffering from low blood pressure? Do an hour or more of daily exercise and stay hydrated to improve the condition and control fainting or dizziness episodes, finds a NASA-funded study on astronauts.
Rajnath Singh pays tribute at Kargil War Memorial
  • Rajnath Singh pays tribute at Kargil War Memorial(14:20)
    Srinagar, July 20 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday paid tribute to the martyred soldiers at the Kargil War Memorial in Jammu and Kashmir's Drass town on the 20th anniversary of the Kargil victory.
Punjab CM protests against Priyanka's detention
  • Punjab CM protests against Priyanka's detention(14:14)
    Chandigarh, July 20 (IANS) Senior Congress leader and Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday protested against the undemocratic and unconstitutional detention of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra by the Uttar Pradesh administration.
  • India-built cryostat base ready for installation in France(14:04)
    New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) An India-built cryostat base and lower cylinder are ready for installation in the $25 billion International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) that is under construction in France, it was announced on Saturday.
Take hot bath 90 minutes before bedtime for super sleep
  • Take hot bath 90 minutes before bedtime for super sleep(14:04)
    New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Taking hot bath at least 90 minutes before bedtime is your ticket to sound sleep. Just remember that the water temperature should be around 40-42 degrees Celsius, else you may not get better shuteye.
ISRO wishes luck to 'Mission Mangal' team
  • ISRO wishes luck to 'Mission Mangal' team(14:00)
    Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) Although the recently-launched trailer of "Mission Mangal" is seeing numerous hilarious memes on the internet, it has garnered praise from the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
Dhoni ends mystery, takes 2-month sabbatical to join army regiment
  • Dhoni ends mystery, takes 2-month sabbatical to join army regiment(13:58)
    New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The mystery surrounding Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his future has been solved for now. The former India skipper has decided to take a two month break and serve his army regiment after a gruelling India Premier League season and the 2019 World Cup. It is no secret that Dhoni had already made himself unavailable for the tour of West Indies, but he has now informed the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) that he is joining the Parachute Regiment of the Territorial Army.
'The Lion King': Rs 13.17-cr haul on day 1 in India
  • 'The Lion King': Rs 13.17-cr haul on day 1 in India(13:52)
    Mumbai, July 20 (IANS) "The Lion King" has registered a business of Rs 13.17 crore on its opening day in India, and the trade believes the film will only seen an upturn in collections over the weekend. Many feel it could record the third-highest opening weekend for a Hollywood film in India, after only "Avengers: Endgame" and "Avengers: Infinity War".