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Tejashwi steps into Lalu’s shoes to spearhead RJD poll campaign

New Delhi/Patna, Oct 23 | With his father and former Chief Minister Lalu Prasad away from the Bihar Assembly elections for the first time...

Bihar polls: Chidambaram mocks BJP on 19 lakh-job promise

New Delhi, Oct 23 | A day after the Bharatiya Janata Party promised 19 lakh jobs and free Covid vaccine in its manifesto for...

China warns UK against offering citizenship to HK residents

Beijing, Oct 23 | China on Friday warned the UK against offering citizenship to Hong Kong residents and "immediately correct its mistakes" in order...

Modi compares 15-yr ‘lawless rule’ with NDA’s development era (Ld)

Sasaram (Bihar) Oct 23 | Five days ahead of the first phase of Bihar Assembly elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that...

Bernie Sanders hoping to be part of Biden admin: Report

Washington, Oct 23 | Bernie Sanders, Senator from the US state of Vermont, has expressed hope to be a part of Democratic presidential...

Biden’s national lead against Trump narrows to 4 points

Washington, Oct 23 | A new poll has revealed that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's national lead against US President Donald Trump has narrowed...

Search operation for missing Indian-American professor to be revaluated

Washington, Oct 23 | Authorities have said that a search operation for an Indian-American professor who has been missing since October 12 after a...

Videos of packed Goa nightclubs are shameful: Minister

Panaji, Oct 23 | Districts Collectors in Goa have been directed to keep tabs on nightclubs and hotels, which do not follow social distancing...

Shun lantern, even poor now have electricity, says Modi

Gaya, Oct 23 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that law and order was very poor in Bihar from the 1990s till...

20 Afghan security personnel killed in Taliban attack

Kabul, Oct 23 | At least 20 Afghan security personnel were killed in a Taliban attack in Nimroz province, an official said on Friday.The...

Telangana to recruit 20,000 for police force

Hyderabad, Oct 23 | Telangana Home Minister Mohammed Mehmood Ali on Friday said the state government will soon recruit 20,000 more people in the...

Corona vaccine free for poor in MP: CM

Bhopal, Oct 23 | Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has announced that Covid-19 vaccine, when available, will be administered free of cost...

20th Amendment passed in SL Parliament

Colombo, Oct 23 | The 20th Amendment to the Sri Lankan Constitution, which will replace the 19th Amendment introduced in 2015 that curtailed the...

SL Foreign Ministry temporarily suspends consular services

Colombo, Oct 23 | The Sri Lankan Foreign Ministry has decided to temporarily suspend all services offered by its Consular Affairs Division aimed at...

Mayawati makes a point by fielding candidate for RS seat (Ld)

Lucknow, Oct 23 | Despite having an effective strength of merely 19 MLAs in the 403-member Uttar Pradesh Assembly, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)...

US trade embargo causes $144bn losses for Cuban economy

Havana, Oct 23 | The US trade embargo against Cuba has caused more than $144 billion in losses for the island nation's economy in...

Israeli aircraft attack Gaza military sites

Jerusalem, Oct 23 | Israeli war planes on Friday attacked military sites that belong to the Islamic Hamas movement in the Gaza Strip, according...

Coronavirus gives fragile Rohtang Pass recovery time

BY VISHAL GULATIManali, Oct 23 | The Coronavirus-induced lockdowns have cleaned up the fragile Rohtang Pass with the piles of...

Campaign for Venezuelan legislative polls to begin on Nov 3

Caracas, Oct 23 | Venezuela's National Electoral Council (CNE) announced that the campaigning for the December 6 legislative elections will begin on November 3."The...

US sanctions Iranian entities for attempted poll interference

Washington, Oct 23 | The US has imposed new sanctions on five Iranian entities for "attempting to influence" the November 3 American presidential election....

Yogi inaugurates 1,535 women help desks in UP police stations

Lucknow, Oct 23 | Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath inaugurated 1,535 women help desks across police stations in Uttar Pradesh on Friday. The women help desks...

Walmart files pre-emptive lawsuit against US govt over opioid case

Washington, Oct 23 | American multinational retail corporation Walmart announced it has filed a pre-emptive lawsuit against the US government to thwart its "completely...

Senate panel votes to advance Judge Barrett’s SC nomination

Washington, Oct 23 | Republicans lawmakers the US Senate Judiciary Committee have voted to advance the nomination of Judge Amy Coney Barrett, President Donald...

Nuke treaty termination won’t harm Russian security: Putin

Moscow, Oct 23 | Russian President Vladimir Putin has said that even if the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) with the US...

Lebanese PM-designate vows to form cabinet quickly

Beirut, Oct 23 | Lebanon's Prime Minister-designate Saad Hariri has announced that he will form a specialists' cabinet quickly to start with the implementation...

UK PM insists full national lockdown not ‘right course’

London, Oct 23 | UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has reiterated his stand to avoid a national lockdown against the COVID-19 pandemic, saying his...

Snowden obtains open-ended Russian residence permit

Moscow, Oct 23 | Edward Snowden, the former US National Security Agency contractor who leaked classified documents on American surveillance programmes, has obtained Russias...

Clerics object to action against UP cop for keeping beard

Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 23 | The Darul Uloom Deoband clerics are up in arms against Baghpat Superintendent of Police, Abhishek Singh, for suspending...

US, Russia move closer on n-arms control deal

Washington, Oct 23 | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has pressed for immediate negotiations with Russia to finalize a verifiable agreement as the...

US cities sue Trump admin over directive to withhold federal funds

Washington, Oct 23 | Three US cities of New York, Seattle and Portland have filed a federal lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's memorandum which...

Mayawati makes a point by fielding candidate for RS seat

Lucknow, Oct 23 | Despite having an effective strength of merely 19 MLAs in the 403-member Uttar Pradesh Assembly, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)...

Biggest Brazilian city to resume in-person secondary school classes

Sao Paulo, Oct 23 | The biggest Brazilian city of Sao Paulo, also the epicentre of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country, will resume...

Guterres calls for investment in culture over global solidarity

United Nations, Oct 23 | UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for investment in culture to promote global solidarity amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.Guterres...

Mute button, masks headline final Trump, Biden debate (Ld)

By Nikhila NatarajanWashington, Oct 23 | It's so 2020. Not to be outdone by a housefly on US Vice President Mike Pence's mop of...

Pompeo, Esper to discuss advancing strategic partnership with Modi

New York, Oct 23 | US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Defence Secretary Mike Esper will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi next week...

After criticism, AMU extends tenure of sacked doctors

Aligarh (UP), Oct 23 | Following intense criticism in the media and the social media, the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) has agreed to extend...

US election 2020: The Trump path to 270 electoral votes

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Oct 23 | Leading pollsters are pinning US president Donald Trump's path to a second term on carrying two battleground...

‘Dark winter’, ‘ineptitude’: Biden slams Trump’s Covid response in final debate

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Oct 23 | Democratic nominee for president, Joe Biden, currently leading in national and battleground polls, waded into a...

Karnataka to focus on 5 key sectors for job creation

Bengaluru, Oct 23 | With a view to increasing its share in the country's digital economy, Karnataka would focus on 5 key sectors for...

Students’ body raises anti-Bengali banners, Meghalaya police warn of action

Shillong, Oct 22 | An influential students' body in Meghalaya has put up posters in different places accusing all Bengalis in the state as...

DMK to protest as Guv seeks time to study students quota...

Chennai, Oct 22 | DMK President M.K. Stalin on Thursday said his party will hold a massive protest outside the Raj Bhavan on Saturday...

69 km rail line doubling completed in Andhra’s central-coastal belt

Vijayawada, Oct 22 | Partially fulfilling the long pending demand of the people of Andhra Pradesh's central coastal belt, the...

Rs 8.5 lakh seized from car in Congress’ Patna office

Patna Oct 22 | An Income Tax Department team raided Congress headquarters Sadaqat Ashram in Patna on Thursday evening and seized around Rs 8.5...

Andhra Pradesh Group-I mains exams postponed

Amaravati, Oct 22 | The state government has postponed the Andhra Pradesh Public Service Commission's (APPSC) Group-I mains examinations on the directions issued by...

Security researcher breaks into Trump’s Twitter account

San Fancisco, Oct 22 | Call it bizarre if you may, but a Dutch cyber security researcher has broken into US President Donald Trump's...

J&K Admin announces changes in Civil Service Regulations

Srinagar, Oct 22 | The Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Manoj Sinha, on Thursday amended the J&K Civil Service Regulations so that, in...

Ruling Congress played fraud with farmers: Sukhbir Badal

Chandigarh, Oct 22 | Two days after the three Bills that aimed to negate the Central farm laws were passed by the legislative Assembly...

‘Foe-turned-friend’: Jose K. Mani’s party welcomed into LDF

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 22 | The Kerala Congress-Mani faction, led by Jose K. Mani, which had walked out of the Congress-led UDF, was on Thursday...

Covid-19 vaccine will be provided free for all in TN: CM

Chennai, Oct 22 | Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K.Palaniswami on Thursday said once the Covid-19 vaccine is ready, it will be administered to people...

Andhra revises traffic violation penalties for better enforcement

Amaravati, Oct 22 | The Andhra Pradesh transport department on Thursday raised the penalties for a range of traffic violations for better enforcement of...

Business

AISAM likely to take key decisions on Air India divestment on...

New Delhi, Oct 23 | The Centre's top group of ministers looking into Air India divestment is slated to meet on Saturday with the...