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Chinese President on 2-day India visit from Friday

New Delhi, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) Chinese President Xi Jinping will be on a visit to India from October 11-12 for the second informal summit with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Mahabalipuram. “At the invitation of the Prime Minister, the President of the People’s Republic of China Xi Jinping will ... Read More »

No pressure on players in SAFF C’ship: India women’s coach

Thimphu (Bhutan), Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) India U-15 women’s team head coach Alex Ambrose believes that sticking to the basics will help his side perform well at the SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship 2019, where India are set to take on Nepal in the opener on Wednesday. Despite the fact that ... Read More »

Pak drones continues to be spotted in Punjab

Chandigarh, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) A suspected Pakistani drone was spotted flying in two villages in the Indian territory along the India-Pakistan border in Hussainiwala area in Punjab late on Tuesday, security officials said. This was the second incident in two days. Villagers captured pictures of a drone on their ... Read More »

Twitter admits privacy breach, users hit by targeted ads

San Francisco, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) In yet another privacy breach, Twitter has admitted that its users who provided email addresses or phone numbers for better security like two-factor authentication (2FA) on the platform were served with targeted ads The personal data “may have inadvertently been used for advertising purposes, ... Read More »

England to walk off on racial abuse in Euro 2020 qualifiers

London, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) England striker Tammy Abraham has made it clear that the team are prepared to walk off the field if they are subjected to racist abuse in Euro 2020 qualifiers against Czech Republic and Bulgaria. England will face the Czech Republic on Friday and Bulgaria on ... Read More »

BJP confident of winning all 11 seats in UP bypoll

Lucknow, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh is confident of winning all the 11 Assembly seats in the bypoll to be held on October 21. “The mood among the people is upbeat, the performance of the State and Central government is good and the ... Read More »

Hard times for soft stone sculpture business in Mamallapuram

Chennai, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) Even as heavy stone/blue metal sculpture makers are doing brisk business at the world famous Mamallapuram, sculpting in soft stone is slowly dying, said industry players. Sculptors who were chiselling images out of soft stones have now changed over to hard stone/blue metal carvings. The ... Read More »

Markets open on a positive note on Wednesday morning

Mumbai, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) opened on a positive note on Wednesday. The BSE Sensex opened at 37,628.05 points and touched a high of 37,663.12 points. The Sensex touched a low of 37,503.34 points. It was trading at 37,526.98 points down by 11.18 points or ... Read More »

Opposition slams Yogi over ‘fake’ encounter

Lucknow, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) The opposition in Uttar Pradesh is determined to nail the Yogi Adityanath government over the alleged encounter of a ‘mining mafia’ in Jhansi. While the Congress has already termed the encounter as ‘fake’ and demanded a CBI probe into the same, Samajwadi Party President Akhilesh ... Read More »

1st Day Care Recreation Centre inaugurated for senior citizens in Leh

The first Government-sponsored and operated day-care cum recreation centre for senior citizens was inaugurated by Supreme Court judge, Justice S. Abdul Nazeer in presence of Chief Justice J&K, Gita Mittal in Leh. The day care Centre, co-sponsored by Government and the District Legal Service Authority will provide a raft of ... Read More »

Muslim inmates of Gwalior jail take to Bhagwad Gita

Gwalior, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) Religion does not divide, Religion unites — this is what Akeel Pathan, a convict of Madhya Pradesh’s Gwalior Central Jail believes, and therefore has decided to read the ‘Shrimad Bhagwad Gita’. Pathan has been convicted in a murder case. A Muslim man with an urge ... Read More »

Rumours trigger violence during idol immersion in UP

Basti (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) Violence erupted during Durga idol immersion in Basti district of Uttar Pradesh following rumours that a piece of meat had been thrown at the idol in the procession. Enraged devotees, set several shops on fire and vandalized vehicles on Ram Janki road area ... Read More »

PM Modi calls for a celebration of ‘Nari Shakti’

The auspicious occasion of Vijay Dashami celebrates the victory of good over evil. The festival of Dussehra celebrated on Tuesday marks the end of Navratri festival.This is the day when Lord Ram killed demon king Ravana after a long battle. PM Modi on Tuesday attended the Dusshera celebrations at Delhi’s ... Read More »

India formally gets the first Rafale fighter jet

The first India specific Rafale multi-role combat aircraft was symbolically handed over to Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at a ceremony in Bordeaux, France. 36 such combat jets have been acquired by the Indian Air Force which will be delivered by September 2022. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh also called on French ... Read More »

India’s oldest legislator hangs his boots

Solapur (Maharashtra), Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) The Grand Old Man of Maharashtra politics, Ganpatrao Deshmukh of Peasants & Workers Party (PW), has finally called it a day from electoral politics, at the age of 93. The 93-year old 11-time legislator and a former minister, is still fit, but has opted ... Read More »

Another Pawar scion makes Maha poll debut

Ahmednagar (Maharashtra), Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) Another member of the powerful Pawar clan in Maharashtra is all set to make his electoral debut in the October 21 Assembly elections, drawing attention from all quarters. Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar’s grand-nephew, Rohit Pawar is contesting from Karjat-Jamkhed seat in Ahmednagar ... Read More »

Rebels keep parties on tenterhooks in Maharashtra

BY QUAID NAJMI Mumbai, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) All political parties, especially the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena, in Maharashtra are on tenterhooks as sheer rebellion could sour prospects of official candidates in many constituencies in the October 21 elections for 288 Assembly constituencies. While some parties tried to wish ... Read More »

Hashim Amla set to sign for Surrey

London, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) Retired South Africa batsman Hashim Amla is set to sign for English county club Surrey with a Kolpak registration as he has agreed on a two-year contract with the club. According to a report in ESPNcricinfo, Surrey hope the deal is completed before the end ... Read More »

Maha-battle between ‘Maha-Yuti’ and ‘Maha-Aghadi’

BY QUAID NAJMI Mumbai, Oct 9 (udaipur kiran) The Maharashtra Assembly polls slated for October 21 is mainly a battle between a supremely-confident ‘Maha-Yuti (Grand Alliance), comprising the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party-Shiv Sena and four other smaller allies, and ‘Maha-Aghadi’ (Grand Front) of crumpled Opposition coalition of Congress and Nationalist ... Read More »