- Flamengo, Boca win in Copa Libertadores(10:18)
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 22 (IANS) Footballer Bruno Henrique scored twice to help Flamengo beat Brazilian rivals Internacional 2-0 in the first leg of their Copa Libertadores quarterfinal.
- Defence production target set at Rs 90K cr for 2019-20(10:16)
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) The department of defence production has set itself a target of producing equipment worth Rs 90,000 crore in the financial year 2019-20. Exports worth Rs 15,000 crore have been envisaged from the total quantity of equipment produced.
- Slight tremor felt in Himachal(10:06)
Shimla, Aug 22 (IANS) A low intensity quake was felt in Himachal Pradesh's Chamba district on Thursday, an official here said. There was no loss of life.
- IIT-Kanpur develops new horseshoe(10:04)
Kanpur, Aug 22 (IANS) The IIT-Kanpur has developed a new type of horseshoe that will have a longer life and save the horses from the excruciating pain they have to undergo while changing them.
- BDJS chief arrested in UAE in cheque bounce case(09:54)
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 22 (IANS) NDA ally Bharath Dharma Jana Sena's (BDJS) Kerala chief, Thushar Vellapally, who had contested Rahul Gandhi in Wayanad, has been arrested in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in connection with a cheque bounce case.
- Mansarovar Yatra halted in Uttarakhand due to rain(09:48)
Dehradun, Aug 22 (IANS) The Mansarovar Yatra has been halted in Uttrakhand after heavy rain washed away a portion of the road connecting Tanakpur-Champawat. Many of the pilgrims were forced to return, an official said.
- Canteens serving Rs 5-meal from TDP's time also shut(09:26)
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) The schemes scrapped by the Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy government in Andhra Pradesh includes Anna Canteens that served a meal for Rs 5 and catered to a large poor and the middle class section.
- Crackdown on MNS ahead of Thackeray's ED appearance(09:20)
Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Hours before Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) President Raj Thackeray appears before the Enforcement Directorate, Mumbai Police launched a crackdown on key party functionaries to prevent them from creating any ruckus, here on Thursday morning.
- Holder looks forward to Virat-Ashwin challenge(09:12)
North Sound (Antigua), Aug 22 (IANS) Despite losing both the T20I and ODI series to India, West Indies skipper Jason Holder said his men are in positive frame of mind and he is equally excited on the start of World Test Championship.
- With Modi visit, India cements strategic connect with Gulf nations(09:04)
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) When he visits Bahrain this week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have visited all the Gulf nations, and most importantly strengthened Indias close connect with the six-nation powerful Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) - Indias "extended neighbourhood" with which ties have blossomed beyond hydrocarbons.
- Schemes named after NTR rechristened YSR(08:54)
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) If almost all the schemes implemented by the previous Telugu Desam Party government were named after NTR, the new ones launched by YSRCP government carry YSRs name.
- Jagan family & TDP have history of bitter rivalry(08:46)
Hyderabad, Aug 22 (IANS) The ruling YSRCP and main Opposition TDP, which are at loggerheads in Andhra Pradesh as the Y.S. Jaganmohan Reddy government is scrapping most of the major decisions of the previous Chandrababu Naidu dispensation, have been bitter political rivals for quite some time.
- Most Delhi hospitals without NOC: Delhi Fire Service(08:42)
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Most major hospitals in the national capital, including Ram Manohar Lohia (RML) Hospital and Safdarjung Hospital, lack valid no objection certificate (NOC), according to the Delhi Fire Services (DFS) sources.
- India, US to hold 2 meetings on strengthening strategic ties(08:30)
New York, Aug 22 (IANS) Defence and diplomatic officials from India and the US are to have two meetings this week aimed at strengthening strategic cooperation and building on the shared vision for the Indo-Pacific region, according to the State Department.
- Nepal bans single-use plastics on Everest region(07:28)
Kathmandu, Aug 22 (IANS) Nepal will make the Everest region a plastic-free zone by 2020 by banning single-use plastics, a move that will curb excessive pollution on the highest point of the Earths surface.