Vinesh loses in pre-quarters, repechage hope alive

Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan), Sep 17 (IANS) Vinesh Phogat on Tuesday was knocked out of the World Wrestling Championships in the pre-quarterfinals. After a good start to her campaign at Nur-Sultan where she beat Olympic... Read more »

Pune riverfront project treats flood plain as urban land which can be subjected to any use

Source: Counterview.org By Amruta Pradhan Three rivers (among some others) with a total length of 44km traverse through Pune city. Mula river flows a distance of 22.2 km, Mutha River 10.4 km... Read more »

Tabrez Ansari Lynching Case: Restore Murder Charges

Source: Countercurrents.org Ny People’s Union for Civil Liberties PUCL strongly condemns the actions of the Jharkhand police in dropping murder charges u/s 302 IPC from the charge sheet of the case related to... Read more »

Did Amit Shah mislead Lok Sabha on Farooq Abdullah’s detention?

Source: Sabrangindia.in By N D Sharma Senior journalist N D Sharma reminds how after abrogation of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, Home Minister Amit Shah had told Lok Sabha that Farooq Abdullah... Read more »

India’s goalless draw against Qatar raises hopes

BY DEBAYAN MUKHERJEE  Kolkata, Sep 17 (IANS) The least fans expected was a narrow-margin defeat, and that would have been progress in the right direction for Indian football, when they came up against... Read more »

Ashwini-Satwik advance with stunning win at China Open

Changzhou (China), Sep 17 (IANS) Indian duo Ashwini Ponnappa and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy made an emphatic start to their campaign at the China Open World Tour Super 1000 tournament by defeating World No. 7... Read more »

World Championship: Vinesh starts with crushing win

Nul-Sultan (Kazakhastan), Sep 17 (IANS) Asian Games gold medallist Vinesh Phogat made a brilliant start to her campaign at the World Wrestling Championship as she defeated reigning Olympic medalist Sofia Mattsson 12-0 in... Read more »

3 held in Muzaffarpur shelter home survivor’s gang rape

Patna, Sep 17 (IANS) Three of the four accused in the gang rape of an 18-year-old girl, a former inmate of the Muzaffarpur shelter home, have been arrested in Bihar’s West Champaran district,... Read more »

SC adjourns hearing on rebel Karnataka MLAs plea

New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) After Supreme Court Justice M.M. Shantanagoudar recused the hearing of rebel Karnataka MLAs plea challenging their disqualification from the state Assembly, the top court on Tuesday adjourned the... Read more »

Week ahead would trade with positive bias

BY ARUN KEJRIWAL  The week saw markets making some gains and confidence returning. US and China relations too improved, with China taking the first step by agreeing to buy US farm produce... Read more »

Modi, Trump at Houston will be all about quid pro quo

BY ROBINDER NATH SACHDEV  The ducks seem to be lining up for President Donald Trump to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Indian-American community event slated to be held on September... Read more »

Amish sees self-publishing as freedom of expression

BY SIDDHI JAIN New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANSlife) Nine years after he stormed into the literary world selling three million copies of “The Immortals of Meluha”, the debut novel in his Shiva... Read more »

Kabir Bedi urges people to donate for Vanraj Bhatia

Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actor Kabir Bedi has requested everyone to a make a donation for National Award winning composer Vanraj Bhatia, who has said that he has “not one rupee left” in... Read more »

Apple gaming service Arcade arrives on iOS public beta

New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Apple’s subscription-based gaming service Arcade is available now in iOS 13 public beta — three days before its official launch on September 19, the media reported. The family-focused... Read more »

UN calls for end of child immigration detention

United Nations, Sep 17 (IANS) The UN Network on Migration on Monday reiterated its call to end the detention of children for immigration purposes in every region of the world. Detention of children... Read more »

Wear abaya, Peshawar school girls told; order later withdrawn

Peshawar, Sep 17 (IANS) The Peshawar district administration on Monday issued an order making it mandatory for schoolgirls to wear ‘abaya’ (full body covering veil) to protect them from any “unethical incident” from... Read more »

Voting underway for Israel parliamentary polls

Jerusalem, Sep 17 (IANS) Voting got underway on Tuesday in Israel’s second general elections, five months after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s failed to form a government after the polls in April. Negotiations on... Read more »

Trump says US doesn’t need Middle East oil or gas

Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) President Donald Trump said Monday that the US does not need oil or gas from the Middle East, as his government awaited information from Saudi Arabia about the attacks... Read more »

US-Japan reach initial trade deal, says Trump

Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) US President Donald Trump said on Monday that his administration has reached an “initial” trade deal regarding tariff barriers with Japan, indicating that the agreement doesn’t need to be... Read more »

SBI field officer found shot dead in UP

Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) A State Bank of India (SBI) field officer was found shot dead at his home in Uttar Pradesh Bijnore district. According to reports, the victim, Chaitanya, had been transferred... Read more »