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 Stories dated 2019-08-21

I'm never conscious about my looks: Avinash Mishra
  • Indian players excited to have numbers on back of Test jerseys(19:28)
    New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Indian team will be opening their ICC World Test Championship campaign when they take the field against the West Indies in Antigua on Thursday. The jerseys they will be wearing will be slightly different from those that they have worn for Test matches in the past as they will have numbers like the limited-overs jerseys.
Jimmy Sheirgill's 'challenging role' in 'Rangbaaz season 2'
Delhi Assembly session from August 22
  • Delhi Assembly session from August 22(19:26)
    New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Delhi Assembly will start its session from August 22 with the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) planning to raise the demand for a special discussion on the abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.
'You never know who to trust, people can be fake': Britney Spears
'Stranger Things' star Millie Bobby Brown launches make-up line
  • 'Stranger Things' star Millie Bobby Brown launches make-up line(19:20)
    Los Angeles, Aug 21 (IANS) After wooing audience with her acting sting in the Netflix show, "Stranger Things", actress Millie Bobby Brown, who is just 15, has now entered the beauty arena. She has launched her own make-up and skin care line called Florence by Mills.
  • Pollard XI to face off against Bravo XI for The Selector Fans Cup(19:18)
    New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Imagine the power to decide the playing XI and the captain. If that is not enough, you can also play a role in deciding who gets to bat at the fall of every wicket and bowl every over, all in real-time as a live match unfolds. It may sound unbelievable but that is what The Selector App will make possible!
NZ Speaker cradles MP's baby in parliament
  • NZ Speaker cradles MP's baby in parliament(19:06)
    Wellington, Aug 21 (IANS) The Speaker of New Zealand's parliament, Trevor Mallard, cradled a lawmaker's baby while he presided over a debate in the House of Representatives.
Joel Reifman is new US Consul General in Hyderabad
Akbaruddin grateful to alma mater Hyderabad Public School
  • Akbaruddin grateful to alma mater Hyderabad Public School(19:04)
    Hyderabad, Aug 21 (IANS) India's permanent representative at the United Nations Syed Akbaruddin, who is currently in news for leading India's charge at the UN over Kashmir, is grateful to his alma mater, Hyderabad Public School.
Decks clear for limiting river flow to Pakistan: Minister
  • Decks clear for limiting river flow to Pakistan: Minister(19:04)
    New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The abrogation of Article 370, which gave special status to Jammu and Kashmir, has cleared the decks for Prime Minister Narendra Modi to take steps to stop the flow of excess river water into Pakistan.
Former J&K MLA Engineer Rashid sent to judicial custody
  • Former J&K MLA Engineer Rashid sent to judicial custody(18:58)
    New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) A special NIA court on Wednesday sent former Jammu and Kashmir lawmaker Sheikh Abdul Rashid alias Engineer Rashid to 14 days judicial custody in a terror funding case involving 26/11 mastermind and proscribed terrorist Hafiz Saeed.
  • Arms factories restructuring for profits, employment: Def Min(18:54)
    New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Centre has decided to go ahead with corporatisation of ordnance factories in order to reduce the import dependency of defence equipment, enhance combat efficiency of the Armed Forces and increase the profitability of the entities for greater employment generation.
Food firms sending ration to flood-hit Punjab: Harsimrat
Durand Cup: Gokulam Kerala stun East Bengal to seal final berth
  • Durand Cup: Gokulam Kerala stun East Bengal to seal final berth(18:48)
    Kolkata, Aug 21 (IANS) Gokulam Kerala FC stunned East Bengal to book their place in the final of the 129th Durand Cup as they won 3-2 on penalties after the first semi-final was tied 1-1 at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan here on Wednesday.
Several designers mark their debut at LFW 2019
  • Several designers mark their debut at LFW 2019(18:44)
    Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) The Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2019 has a list of designers who are debuting at the fashion event that has completed 20 years. While Day 2 of the event on Wednesday saw newbies showcasing their collection, the week-long event will also see labels like Aavaran Luxury and Pink Peacock on the LFW ramp for the very first time.
Punjab inks pact with UNDP to implement SDGs
  • Punjab inks pact with UNDP to implement SDGs(18:40)
    Chandigarh, Aug 21 (IANS) The Punjab government on Wednesday inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the UN Development Programme (UNDP) for the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Mizoram CM urges Centre for Lengpui airport revamp
  • Mizoram CM urges Centre for Lengpui airport revamp(18:28)
    Aizawl, Aug 21 (IANS) Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga has urged Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri to revamp the state's Lengpui airport, once busiest in the northeast after Guwahati, Agartala and Imphal airports.
Amazon's biggest global campus launched in Hyderabad (Lead)
Kabul wedding hall blast toll rises to 80
Jaishankar calls on Nepal PM, co-chairs 2-day meet
  • Jaishankar calls on Nepal PM, co-chairs 2-day meet(18:20)
    Kathmandu, Aug 21 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar who arrived here on Wednesday on a two-day Nepal visit called on Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli ahead of the two-day 5th India-Nepal Joint Commission meeting. Jaishankar will call on President Bidya Bhandari on Thursday.
Parks near home good for your mental health
  • Parks near home good for your mental health(18:18)
    London, Aug 21 (IANS) Living within 300 metres of urban green space such as parks, nature reserves or play areas is associated with greater happiness, sense of worth and life satisfaction, says a new study.
Mumbai girl makes aviation history
  • Mumbai girl makes aviation history (18:16)
    Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Mumbai girl Aarohi Pandit, currently on a global flight in a small plane, on Wednesday created history by becoming the first woman pilot to cross both Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean solo in a Light Sports Aircraft.