- Nobel winner feels no grand theory can explain underdevelopment: Economists(01:14)
Kolkata, Oct 15 (IANS) Successful micro-level field experiments like the one that established a connect between barefoot children, whooping cough and school drop outs in Africa characterise the works of Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee and his wife Esther Duflo who believe there can be no grand theory of underdevelopment, said economists.
- Dutch royals visit waste water treatment project(01:12)
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) An Indo-Dutch collaboration on successfully treating waste water on a stretch of the Barapullah Drain to make it fit for non-drinking purposes, saw King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima of The Netherlands visit the project site in the national capital on Monday.
- Sehrawat leads fightback as Bulls beat Yoddha 48-45(00:10)
Ahmedabad, Oct 15 (IANS) Pawan Sehrawat was once again the star for defending champions Bengaluru Bulls as they beat UP Yoddha 48-45 in extra-time to win the first Eliminator of Pro Kabaddi League Season 7 in front of a packed audience at the EKA Arena here on Monday.
- Govt could raise deposit guarantee limit from Rs 1 lakh: FM(23:56)
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday said that she is closely monitoring the developments at Punjab and Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank and the government could consider raising deposit guarantee limit from existing Rs 1 lakh.
- EU states vow to halt arms exports to Turkey: Italy (Lead)(23:40)
Luxembourg, Oct 14 (IANS/AKI) European Union member states have pledged to "block arms exports" to Turkey" over its military offensive in northern Syria, following a request by Italy, Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio said on Monday.
- PSBs disburse Rs 81,781 cr credit in phase I outreach: FM (Lead)(23:14)
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Public sector banks disbursed Rs 81,781 crore, including new term loans of Rs 34,342 crore during the first phase of the Customer Outreach Initiative from October 1-9 and sanctioned Rs 39,068 crore to NBFCs from September 19-October 10, the Finance Ministry said on Monday.
- Truck driver from Rajasthan shot and killed in J&K(23:08)
Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct 14 (IANS) A truck driver from Rajasthan was shot and killed by suspected militans in Sheermal village of Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir here on Monday. He was loading apples when the incident took place.
- WFP aids over 70,000 fleeing Turkish military ops in Syria(23:08)
Rome, Oct 14 (IANS/AKI) The United Nations World Food Programme is "deeply concerned" for the safety of civilians caught in Turkey's six-day-old military offensive in northeast Syria, and has helped feed over 70,000 people fleeing towns in the area since last week, WFP said in a statement on Monday.
- Friends turning foes at KCA has become a norm(22:58)
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 14 (IANS) Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) President Jayesh George is all set to become the new Joint Secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
- Four hockey players killed in tragic car crash in MP(22:44)
Hoshangabad (Madhya Pradesh) Oct 14 (IANS) Four players of Madhya Pradesh Hockey Academy were killed and 3 others were seriously injured in a tragic road accident on Monday morning near Biaora village between Hoshangabad and Itarsi on the National Highway 69.
- Zimbabwe reinstated as ICC full member(22:44)
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Zimbabwe was on Monday readmitted by the International Cricket Council (ICC) board following a meeting between the ICC Chairman and Chief Executive, Zimbabwe Cricket Chairman Tavengwa Mukuhlani, Sports Minister Kirsty Coventry and Gerald Mlotshwa, the Chairman of the Sports and Recreation Commission.