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 Stories dated 2019-08-22

Trump likely to ending birthright citizenship
US to halt family migration by extending child detentions
  • US to halt family migration by extending child detentions(06:12)
    Washington, Aug 22 (IANS) The Donald Trump administration on Wednesday announced a new rule enabling US immigration authorities to hold migrant families indefinitely, thus ending the Flores Settlement Agreement that prevents detained children from being held more than 20 days.
Newbies, veterans owned Day 1 of LFW 2019 (Roundup)
  • Newbies, veterans owned Day 1 of LFW 2019 (Roundup)(03:36)
    Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) The Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2019 on its Day 1 on Wednesday was owned by newbies as well as veterans. Many young designers debuted in the industry with this edition of LFW that completed 20 years, while other celebrated their years-long journey in the industry.
Karnataka preparing policy to regulate tech innovation
LFW 2019: Pandya, Haydon walk for Amit Aggarwal
  • LFW 2019: Pandya, Haydon walk for Amit Aggarwal(01:24)
    Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Designer Amit Aggarwal on Wednesday launched his luxury pret collection called 'Flux' at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2019 with cricketer Hardik Pandya and actress Lisa Haydon walking on the ramp as showstoppers.
eBIZ MD, son arrested for Rs 5,000 crore MLM fraud
  • eBIZ MD, son arrested for Rs 5,000 crore MLM fraud(01:08)
    Noida, Aug 22 (IANS) The Managing Director of multilevel marketing company eBIZ and his son were arrested by the Hyderabad Police from company's Noida office on Tuesday for allegedly cheating thousands of people including students and unemployed youths to the tune of Rs 5,000 crore nationwide, a police officer said on Wednesday.
Ban on Mika lifted; he says won't sing in Pak again
  • Ban on Mika lifted; he says won't sing in Pak again(00:38)
    Mumbai, Aug 22 (IANS) Singer Mika Singh has apologised to the Federation of Western India Cine Employees (FWICE) after the association banned him from working in India, following his recent live performance in Pakistan.
What caused RBI to shift from convention on rate cut (Lead)
Opposition to VIP status to British Archbishop
  • Opposition to VIP status to British Archbishop(00:18)
    Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 22 (IANS) A group of senior people attached to the Church of South India (CSI), including Valson Thampu, former principal of Delhi's prestigious St Stephen's College, have petitioned Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan against giving state guest status to Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, when he arrives here later this month.
South Korean Dy PM to attend EEF in Russia
  • South Korean Dy PM to attend EEF in Russia(00:12)
    Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS) Led by Deputy Prime Minister for Economy, over 200 representatives from South Korea, including officials of its federal government and business leaders, will attend the 5th Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) being hosted by Russia in Vladivostok from September 4 to 6.
Over 50 Dalit protesters held in Delhi (Lead)
  • Over 50 Dalit protesters held in Delhi (Lead)(00:10)
    New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Over 50 protesters, including the Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad, were detained by the Delhi Police after a Dalit protest over demolition of Saint Ravidas temple turned violent in south Delhi's Tughlakabad area on Wednesday.

 Stories dated 2019-08-21

INX Media and other cases Chidambaram faces (Lead)
  • INX Media and other cases Chidambaram faces (Lead)(23:58)
    New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Former Union minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram was on Wednesday formally arrested by the CBI after his anticipatory bail plea in the INX Media case was rejected by the Delhi High Court. Here's a list of the cases he has been embroiled in:
Domestic defence output goal raised 12% for FY20
  • Domestic defence output goal raised 12% for FY20(23:58)
    New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The department of defence production has set itself a 12 per cent higher target of producing Rs 90,000 crore equipment in this financial year. Of this, Rs 15,000 crore equipment is envisaged to be exported.
PC's plea in SC infructuous; will have to move trial court
  • PC's plea in SC infructuous; will have to move trial court(23:56)
    New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) After the arrest of former Finance Minister P. Chidambaram, his application of anticipatory bail filed in the Supreme Court has become infructuous. After this, Chidambaram's lawyers would have to move a regular bail application before a trial court at Rouse Avenue, Delhi.
Police lob tear gas to disperse Dalit protesters
  • Police lob tear gas to disperse Dalit protesters(23:36)
    New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Delhi Police resorted to mild lathi-charge and fired tear gas to disperse a crowd of Dalits, protesting against demolition of Saint Ravidas temple in south Delhi's Tughlaqabad area, here on Wednesday.
MCM to promote water conservation
  • MCM to promote water conservation(23:36)
    Gurugram, Aug 21 (IANS) The Millennium City Marathon (MCM) will be partnering with the Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) to promote water conservation.
Chidambaram's arrest witch-hunt, voyeurism: Karti (2nd Lead)
  • Chidambaram's arrest witch-hunt, voyeurism: Karti (2nd Lead)(23:34)
    Chennai, Aug 21 (IANS) Congress MP Karti Chidambaram termed the arrest of his father and former Union Minister P. Chidambaram by the CBI on Wednesday night a "politically motivated witch-hunt", alleging the entire drama was being done for "voyeurism" and to divert attention of the country from serious issues.
Problem of plenty a happy one for Team India: Kohli
  • Problem of plenty a happy one for Team India: Kohli(23:24)
    North Sound (Antigua), Aug 21 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli feels the team management has a happy problem of plenty to deal with when it comes to selecting the first XI, ahead of India's World Test Championship campaign where they take on the West Indies at Sir Vivian Richards Stadium on Thursday.
over 39 lakh beneficiaries covered under PMJAY
  • over 39 lakh beneficiaries covered under PMJAY(23:20)
    New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday reviewed the Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) scheme and appreciated the progress shown by the scheme in just a year.
Tribunal stays withdrawal of Karnataka iron ore mine lease
  • Tribunal stays withdrawal of Karnataka iron ore mine lease(23:14)
    New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Mines Tribunal has stayed the Karanatka government's order to withdraw the extension of mining lease of Donimalai Iron Ore Mine. The order will prohibit the state government to take any further action regarding mining lease or initiate auction process of Donimalai mine.
Woman detained for killing son, concealing body
  • Woman detained for killing son, concealing body(23:10)
    Greater Noida, Aug 21 (IANS) A 24-year-old woman has been detained for allegedly killing her 8-month-old son and concealing the body in the house in the Jewar area, the police said on Wednesday.
NCLAT asks Jet CoC if it will work with Dutch administrator
  • NCLAT asks Jet CoC if it will work with Dutch administrator(23:06)
    New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) on Wednesday asked the Committee of Creditors of Jet Airways to file an affidavit stating whether it is ready to cooperate with the Dutch bankruptcy administrator which is also pursuing insolvency proceedings against the airline.
No plan to make Hyderabad second capital: Minister
Mamata brews tea at a stall in Digha
  • Mamata brews tea at a stall in Digha(23:02)
    Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who is in the state's coastal resort town Digha for an administrative meeting, brewed tea at a village stall on Wednesday while interacting with the locals.
Durand Cup: Mohun Bagan beat Real Kashmir, reach final
  • Durand Cup: Mohun Bagan beat Real Kashmir, reach final(23:00)
    Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Suhair V.P. scored twice in extra time as Mohun Bagan stormed into the final of the 129th Durand Cup, beating Real Kashmir FC 3-1 in the second semi-final at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Wednesday.