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 Stories dated 2019-10-13

Embattled Trump's manoeuvres leave chaos in their wake
  • Embattled Trump's manoeuvres leave chaos in their wake(07:02)
    Boston, Oct 13 (IANS) As President, Donald Trump comes with an in built Sui generis, master of four dimensional chess, he has now stated that he will take the fight to the enemy camp by suing Congress which is at the centrifuge of the pincer attack on him. Equally, President Trump seems to be unifying his Republican electorate base closing ranks against the Dem interlopers in a rapidly polarised American society.
Arnold Schwarzenegger admires Tim Miller
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger admires Tim Miller(06:12)
    Los Angeles, Oct 13 (IANS) Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger says he admires "Terminator: Dark Fate" director Tim Miller, adding that he shares a "really good rapport" with him.
Japan hit by worst storm in decades
  • Japan hit by worst storm in decades(04:34)
    Tokyo, Oct 13 (IANS) Torrential rain and tornado-like winds are lashing large parts of Japan, as the country endures what could be its worst storm for 60 years.
K'taka gives additional aid of Rs 10K to flood-hit people
Chinese president in Nepal on two-day state visit
  • Chinese president in Nepal on two-day state visit(01:08)
    Kathmandu, Oct 13 (IANS) Nepalese President Bidya Devi Bhandari and her visiting Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping held bilateral talks in Maharajgunj, Kathmandu on Saturday evening, as they focused on various aspects and dimensions of the Nepal-China relations.
BCCI polls: Jay, Brijesh & Sourav could be new faces post CoA regime
  • BCCI polls: Jay, Brijesh & Sourav could be new faces post CoA regime(00:08)
    New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) With the affiliated units of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) set to meet in Mumbai on Sunday, the decision makers met in the national capital on Saturday evening to decide on who will be the new office bearers of the board.
Dragon and Elephant Dance correct choice for China-India ties: Xi
  • Dragon and Elephant Dance correct choice for China-India ties: Xi(00:08)
    Beijing, Oct 13 (IANS) To achieve a "Dragon and Elephant Dance" is the only correct choice for China and India relations, suggested Chinese President Xi Jinping during his talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Mahabalipuram informal summit in Tamil Nadu.

 Stories dated 2019-10-12

TSRTC driver attempts self-immolation, tension in Khammam
  • TSRTC driver attempts self-immolation, tension in Khammam(23:36)
    Hyderabad, Oct 12 (IANS) The ongoing indefinite strike by the employees of Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) on Saturday took a new turn with a driver attempting self-immolation, triggering violent protest by others in Khammam district.
Elusive man-eater 'caught' on camera in Karnataka (Lead)
Cops identify bag snatchers of PM's 'niece' (2nd Lead)
  • Cops identify bag snatchers of PM's 'niece' (2nd Lead)(23:06)
    New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Delhi Police claimed to have identified criminals who snatched handbag of a woman Damyanti Ben Modi, who claimed to be the niece of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in the Civil Lines area, here on Saturday.
Playing at home gives us edge in Olympic qualifiers: Rani
  • Playing at home gives us edge in Olympic qualifiers: Rani(23:00)
    New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team's recent tour of England, where they played five Tests against Great Britain, would prove beneficial for the team ahead of the crucial Olympic qualifiers, according to captain Rani Rampal.
Zverev, Medvedev to clash in Shanghai Masters final
  • Zverev, Medvedev to clash in Shanghai Masters final(22:50)
    Shanghai, Oct 12 (IANS) Russian rising star Daniil Medvedev powered into his third ATP Masters final of the season in Shanghai after beating Stefanos Tsitsipas of Greece 7-6 (5), 7-5 here on Saturday.
BJP chief to take up RCEP with govt, PM to make a call (IANS Exclusive)
Murshidabad murders: police detain two more persons
Disagreement with parents not disrespect: Smriti Irani
  • Disagreement with parents not disrespect: Smriti Irani(22:22)
    New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Stressing that disagreement with parents was not disrespect, Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani said on Saturday that respecting diametrically opposing views was what kept families together.
Trump shows fortitude as vultures circle up above
  • Trump shows fortitude as vultures circle up above(22:20)
    New York, Oct 12 (IANS) A week it is said is too long in polity. After the slow burn initially, things have now begun to gather pace from what Trump describes as partisan witch-hunt to a impeachment probe careening out of control.
Shopkeeper killed in Bengal, BJP claims as party member
Salman Khurshid attacks critics in Congress
  • Salman Khurshid attacks critics in Congress(21:56)
    New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Facing flak from party colleagues for his statement on Rahul Gandhi, senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid on Saturday hit out at his critics, saying they are either "hypocritical" or "heartless machines".
RSS working to organise entire society: Bhagwat
  • RSS working to organise entire society: Bhagwat(21:54)
    Bhubaneswar, Oct 12 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Saturday said that the RSS is working towards organising the entire society and not only the Hindu society.
Jhabua bypoll: Cong looks to regain power, BJP to squander advantage
  • Jhabua bypoll: Cong looks to regain power, BJP to squander advantage(21:52)
    Bhopal, Oct 12 (IANS) On October 21, Jhabua electorate would exercise its franchise for the third time in 11 months. Their choice at both previous polls - for Vidhan Sabha in November and for Lok Sabha in May - fell on the same person, BJP's Guman Singh Damor, a former chief engineer of Public Health Engineering department.
Redefine human rights in Indian context: Amit Shah
  • Redefine human rights in Indian context: Amit Shah(21:40)
    New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) Human rights violations should not be limited to just custodial deaths and police atrocities, but must also include denial of basic facilities, like toilets, electricity and food, said Union Home Minister Amit Shah, here on Saturday.
Bitfury to set up Blockchain innovation centre in Hyd
Muraleedharan visiting Vatican for canonisation of Kerala nun
360 answers to single RTI question
  • 360 answers to single RTI question(21:22)
    Bhopal, Oct 12 (IANS) In a strange incident, Jitendra Surana, a social worker and a journalist from Madhya Pradesh, who filed a RTI addressing the Postal Department seeking information about the post office, its premises and its housing complex is continuously receiving responses from the department to its one question.
New UP Congress chief Lallu meets Sonia, Priyanka
  • New UP Congress chief Lallu meets Sonia, Priyanka(21:10)
    New Delhi, Oct 12 (IANS) A day after assuming charge as the new Uttar Pradesh Congress chief, Ajay Kumar Lallu met party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi here on Saturday. Lallu later met Congress Interim President Sonia Gandhi also.