- 'Shyam Ramsay carried horror film torch in B'wood': Vikram Bhatt(19:36)
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt, who has carved a name as a horror filmmaker in recent times, is saddened by the demise of Shyam Ramsay, the man who made the Bollywood horror film a cult affair. The "Raaz" director feels the late filmmaker was innovative, and regaled his audiences with fabulous spooky cinema from time to time.
- Biryani chain scions Raghib, Arsalan chargesheeted (Lead)(19:26)
Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) The Kolkata police on Wednesday filed a chargesheet in the gruesome Jaguar accident case, charging prime accused Raghib Parwez, scion of the famous biryani maker Arsalan chain of restaurants, on various counts, including culpable homicide not amounting to murder.
- SC to frame guidelines on maintenance payment(19:20)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court has decided to frame guidelines on payment of maintenance in matrimonial matters and appointed two senior advocates to assist the bench in this regard.
- Tulsi Kumar: Whatever I am today is because of my father(19:18)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) She is the voice behind songs like "Tum jo aaye", "Hum mar jayenge", "Soch na sake", and the latest hit, "Tera ban jaungi". Tulsi Kumar has been around for over 13 years now, and 2019, particularly, seems to be great with back-to-back hit songs in her kitty.
- FM to review PSU banks' merger preparedness(19:18)
New Delhi , Sep 18 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet the heads of PSU banks on Thursday to discuss merger-related issues and review their preparedness to execute the process within the stated timeline of April 1, 2020.
- Mamata meets Modi with sandesh, seeks his help(19:18)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Meeting the Prime Minister here on Wednesday after a 15-month gap amid heightened political speculations, Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee urged Narendra Modi to revive certain stalled projects in the state.
- Trump names Robert O'Brien new US NSA(19:12)
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Wednesday named Robert O'Brien, a State Department official who has specialized in hostage issues, as his new National Security Adviser.
- Imran inaugurates 24/7 Pak-Afghan Torkham border crossing(19:06)
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday formally inaugurated the Pakistan-Afghanistan Torkham border crossing which will be operational round-the-clock with the aim to enhance trade between the two countries and to facilitate ease of business.
- Trump orders 'substantial' new sanctions on Iran(19:06)
Washington, Sep 18 (IANS) US President Donald Trump on Wednesday said that he has ordered "substantial" new sanctions on Iran, marking the latest escalation of tensions between the two countries following the attack on Saudi oil facilities.
- RJio tops subscription race in July; Airtel, VIL lose(19:00)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Reliance Jio continued its onward march in July adding the highest number of subscribers during the month, while the other major market players, Airtel and Vodafone Idea eroded their subscriber base.
- Protests make BJP swear by Kannada over Hindi in Karnataka(18:58)
Bengaluru, Sep 18 (IANS) Vociferous protests by opposition parties and activists in Karnataka made the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government give primacy to Kannada after its National President Amit Shah favoured Hindi as one language across the country that sparked a controversy in the southern state.
- Jana Sena chief slams suspension of '400 Twitter accounts'(18:52)
Hyderabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Jana Sena Party (JSP) chief Pawan Kalyan who is at the centre of a campaign to "save Nallamalla forests" in Telangana on Wednesday alleged that 400 Twitter accounts belonging to his party's supporters were suspended.
- Inflammatory, says Pak on Jaishankar's remark on PoK(18:38)
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) Pakistan has condemned Indian Minister of External Affairs S. Jaishankar's statement that Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) is a part of India and New Delhi will have its physical jurisdiction some day. Pakistan called the statement "inflammatory" and "irresponsible".
- Vinesh Phogat wins bronze at World C'ships, secures Oly spot(18:36)
Nur-Sultan (Kazakhastan), Sep 18 (IANS) After becoming the first Indian wrestler to secure an Olympic quota for the 2020 Tokyo Games, Asian Games gold medallist Vinesh Phogat on Wednesday ended her medal drought at Wrestling World Championships by winning a bronze here.
- PPP stalwart Khursheed Shah arrested by NAB(18:34)
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday arrested senior PPP leader Syed Khursheed Shah in a case regarding his alleged assets beyond means.