- Delhi govt to pay CBSE exam fee of 3.14 lakh students(18:34)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Delhi cabinet on Wednesday approved the proposal to pay the CBSE examination fee of around 3.14 lakh Class X and XII students of the government schools from 2019-20. It is expected to cost the government Rs 57.20 crore a year.
- Saudi oil attack tests international community: MBS(18:32)
Riyadh, Sep 18 (IANS) Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohamed bin Salman on Wednesday called the attack on major oil facilities in the Middle Eastern country "a real test of the international will" to face acts that threaten global stability.
- Kuldeep & Nadeem put South Africa 'A' on the mat(18:18)
Mysuru, Sep 18 (IANS) India 'A' spinners have put South Africa 'A' on the mat as the visitors ended the second day of the unofficial test on 159/5 on Wednesday -- still trailing by 258 runs with just five wickets in the bag.
- Lawmakers take up safety of Hindus in Pakistan(18:18)
Islamabad, Sep 18 (IANS) The security of Hindus and anti-HIndu riots in Ghotki and Umerkot districts of Sindh echoed in Pakistan's National Assembly during which some of the members expressed deep concern over the safety of minorities.
- TV players hail import duty scraping, to pass benefit to consumers(18:14)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The TV manufacturers and trade bodies on Wednesday welcomed the scraping of import duty on open cell LED TV panel, saying it would not only boost sales of TVs in the festive season but also allow brands to push sales for bigger TV sets. The TV players also announced to pass the benefits to the consumers.
- Jaguar case: Raghib Parwez chargesheeted(18:14)
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.
- Sonam Kapoor: I like to play characters that represent real people(18:14)
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) Actress Sonam Kapoor Ahuja, who plays the lead role in the upcoming film, "The Zoya Factor", says that she finds imperfect and flawed characters more real than those inspirational picture-perfect characters that has been projected in Bollywood cinema for the longest time.
- Shah flags off Jan Ashirvad Yatra in Jharkhand(18:12)
Ranchi, Sep 18 (IANS) Union Home Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah flagged off the Jan Ashirvad Yatra to seek peoples' mandate in the Assembly polls, scheduled in November-December, in the Jamtara district of Jharkhand, here on Wednesday.
- 52 officers shifted in major J&K shake-up(18:12)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the government of Jammu and Kashmir transferred 52 officials across various departments on Wednesday. The transferred officials include two Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers while the rest belong to various cadre of the state's provincial services.
- Steve Smith best since Don Bradman: Coach(18:08)
Brisbane, Sep 18 (IANS) Steve Smiths formative coach Trent Woodhill feels that if the star Australian was playing for India, his technique would not be the focus of discussion as much as it is in Australia.
- #Memewars: Hrithik and Tiger's T-shirt war is on(18:02)
Mumbai, Sep 18 (IANS) It's a meme war between Hrithik Roshan and Tiger Shroff. The two actors were recently seen sporting T-shirts that take a dig at each others' films, to promote their upcoming film, "War".
- Doctors hail e-cigarettes ban, traders in shock(18:02)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) With the Union Cabinet directing a blanket ban on e-cigarettes in the country with complete suspension of their manufacturing, import, export, distribution and storage, physicians welcomed the step while e-cigarette traders expressed shock and anger over the decision.
- On birth anniversary, Mahatma to 'return to life' at UNESCO(18:00)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi is 'set to return to life' in the form of a hologram at UNESCO Paris to mark the International Day of Non Violence 2019. The life size 3D hologram will "address audience" to explain the Mahatma's philosophy in a life-like audio visual medium.
- Bumrah has skill-set to succeed in India in Tests: Agarkar(17:58)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) Ever since making his Test debut in Cape Town in January 2018, Jasprit Bumrah has improved by leaps and bounds and has become an integral part of the Indian team across all formats, especially Test cricket. Bumrah has featured in 12 Test matches so far, in which he has scalped 62 wickets at an average of 19.24, thus becoming the linchpin of Indian bowling unit.
- Indian men finish fifth, win gold in 1st Division(17:48)
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) The Indian men's team finished fifth, its best ever results, after beating Hong Kong 3-1 in the ongoing 24th ITTF Asian Table Tennis Championships at Yogyakarta on Wednesday. Concurrently, they also won gold in the 1st Division when they blanked Iran 3-0.
- Himachal aims 100 pc transition to e-vehicles by 2030(17:44)
Shimla, Sep 18 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is aiming to achieve 100 per cent transition to electric vehicles by 2030 in alignment with the United Nation's sustainable development goals, an official said on Wednesday.