Myanmar junta frees thousands of detainees in amnesty

Naypyitaw [Myanmar], October 19 (ANI): Myanmar's military freed thousands of people arrested for protesting its February coup under strict conditions on Monday, prompting observers to dismiss the move as a bid to appease the international community at ...

Myanmar junta frees thousands of detainees in amnesty

Naypyitaw [Myanmar], October 19 (ANI): Myanmar's military freed thousands of people arrested for protesting its February coup under strict conditions on Monday, prompting observers to dismiss the move as a bid to appease the international community at ...

Chinese state organs carrying out repression of Uyghurs: Report

Canberra [Australia], October 19 (ANI): A new report published on Wednesday by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) details the role of several Chinese government bodies in carrying out a campaign of repression in Xinjiang province.An 82-pa...

Chinese state organs carrying out repression of Uyghurs: Report

Canberra [Australia], October 19 (ANI): A new report published on Wednesday by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI) details the role of several Chinese government bodies in carrying out a campaign of repression in Xinjiang province.An 82-pa...

Afghan Resistance calls for probe into Khalilzad’s ‘backdoor deals’ with Taliban

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 19 (ANI): The National Resistance Front of Afghanistan urged the United States to probe its former top envoy to the country over his suspected dealings with the Taliban.The developments came almost two months after the…

Afghan Resistance calls for probe into Khalilzad’s ‘backdoor deals’ with Taliban

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 19 (ANI): The National Resistance Front of Afghanistan urged the United States to probe its former top envoy to the country over his suspected dealings with the Taliban.The developments came almost two months after the…

Court directs Delhi Police to lodge FIR against woman for attempting to poison mother-in-law

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): A Delhi Court has directed Delhi Police to lodge FIR under relevant sections on a complaint made by a mother-in-law against daughter-in-law and her family members for allegedly attempting to kill her…

Religious politics will make India like Afghanistan, Pakistan: Punjab minister

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): Punjab Agriculture Minister Randeep Singh Nabha on Tuesday said political leaders should refrain from doing politics on religious issues otherwise the country will become like Afghanistan or Pakistan.Speaking to ANI...

Chhetri is a role model and most passionate one in dressing room, says Stimac

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): India men's football team coach Igor Stimac on Tuesday mentioned that togetherness, energy, positive attitude and a great mindset have been the biggest takeaways as Indian Football moved forward together towards the...

Chhetri is a role model and most passionate one in dressing room, says Stimac

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): India men's football team coach Igor Stimac on Tuesday mentioned that togetherness, energy, positive attitude and a great mindset have been the biggest takeaways as Indian Football moved forward together towards the...

Denmark Open: Sameer Verma defeats Kunlavut in men’s singles 1st round

Odense [Denmark], October 19 (ANI): Indian shuttler Sameer Verma defeated Thailand's Kunlavut V in straight sets in the men's singles 1st round of Denmark Open here at the Odense Sports Park on Tuesday.Playing at court-3, Verma claimed the…

Denmark Open: Sameer Verma defeats Kunlavut in men’s singles 1st round

Odense [Denmark], October 19 (ANI): Indian shuttler Sameer Verma defeated Thailand's Kunlavut V in straight sets in the men's singles 1st round of Denmark Open here at the Odense Sports Park on Tuesday.Playing at court-3, Verma claimed the…

Amit Shah chairs meeting over issues related to sugar mills in Maharashtra

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): Union Home Minister and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday chaired a meeting over issues related to sugar mills in Maharashtra.The meeting started at North Block at 4 pm with a delegation…

Man stabs woman to death in Delhi’s Dwarka

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): A 22-year-old woman was stabbed to death by a man, who is suspected to be her 'jilted' lover, in Bindapur area of Dwarka on Tuesday.The man has been identified as Ankit.Shankar Chaudhary,…

5 bodies recovered after wall collapsed in Uttarakhand’s Mukteshwar

Nainital (Uttarakhand) [India], October 19 (ANI): Bodies of five labourers were recovered from under the debris after a wall collapsed near Degree College in Mukteshwar in Nainital district and another labourer was safely rescued on Tuesday. Following ...

Uttarakhand: Around 24 died due to incessant rains, maximum casualties from Nainital

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], October 19 (ANI): Around 24 people have died due to incessant rains in Uttarakhand, out of which maximum casualties are from Nainital district, informed Uttarakhand DGP, Ashok Kumar on Tuesday.While speaking to ANI, DGP ...

All restaurants, eateries allowed to function till midnight in Maharashtra

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 19 (ANI): Maharashtra government on Tuesday allowed all restaurants and eateries to function till midnight, said an official order from the state government.In an order of the state government, "All restaurants and...

Heavy rainfall, snowfall expected in J-K on October 23: IMD scientist

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday predicted heavy rainfall or snowfall for Jammu and Kashmir on October 23.Speaking to ANI, Naresh Kumar, Senior Scientist, IMD said, "A great western disturbance is co...

Expanded BSF jurisdiction will create ‘fear psychosis’ in Punjab: State Minister Rana Gurjeet Singh

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], October 19 (ANI): Punjab Cabinet Minister Rana Gurjeet Singh on Tuesday condemned the Centre's decision to enhance the BSF's jurisdiction from existing 15 km to 50 km of the international border, saying that it will…

China to revise law on safety of agricultural products

Beijing [China], October 19 (ANI/Xinhua): China will revise its law on the quality and safety of agricultural products.The draft revision to the law was submitted for review at the latest session of the Standing Committee of the National…

Central govt must fulfil Kashmiri pandits’ dream of settling back in J&K, says AAP’s Saurabh Bhardwaj

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party spokesperson Saurabh Bhardwaj on Tuesday said that the central government should make sure that the dream of Kashmiri pandits of settling back in Jammu and Kashmir is fulfilled. Only…

Kartik Aaryan’s ‘Dhamaka’ trailer offers bone-chilling scenes

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 19 (ANI): The trailer of Kartik Aaryan-starrer 'Dhamaka' is finally out, and it has surely left everyone in awe of the actor's performances.Directed by Ram Madhvani, Netflix's 'Dhamaka' follows the story of an ambi...

MoS Health visits Serum Institute of India, conveys gratitude for playing crucial role in Covid vaccination campaign

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], October 19 (ANI): Union Minister of State (MoS) for Health and Family Welfare Dr Bharati Pravin Pawar on Tuesday visited the Serum Institute of India in Pune and conveyed her gratitude for playing a crucial…

Indian fugitive arrested in Philippines

Paranaque City [Philippines], October 19 (ANI): An Indian fugitive have been arrested in the Philippines' city of Paranaque, local media reported.The City police chief identified the fugitive as Suresh Basapa Puri with aliases Satish Shekhar Pai and Su...

Kazakhstan sends 4,000 tonnes of flour to Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 19 (ANI): Officials of Afghanistan's Balkh province have said that Kazakhstan provided more than 4,000 tonnes of flour as humanitarian aid to Afghanistan, reported local media.Head of the National Disaster Management Depart...

Denmark Open: Men’s doubles pair of Chirag, Satwik progress to next round

Odense [Denmark], October 19 (ANI): India men's doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy on Tuesday progressed to the next round of the ongoing Denmark Open.The Indian duo defeated England's Callum Hemming and Steven Stallwood 23-21, 2...

Denmark Open: Men’s doubles pair of Chirag, Satwik progress to next round

Odense [Denmark], October 19 (ANI): India men's doubles pair of Chirag Shetty and Satwiksairaj Rankireddy on Tuesday progressed to the next round of the ongoing Denmark Open.The Indian duo defeated England's Callum Hemming and Steven Stallwood 23-21, 2...

T20 WC: Agarkar picks Shardul ahead of Bhuvneshwar in India’s playing XI

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 19 (ANI): Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar reckons that Virat Kohli can look at Ravindra Jadeja as one of the top-order batters in the upcoming ICC Men's T20 World Cup.India will open its campaign…

T20 WC: Agarkar picks Shardul ahead of Bhuvneshwar in India’s playing XI

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 19 (ANI): Former India pacer Ajit Agarkar reckons that Virat Kohli can look at Ravindra Jadeja as one of the top-order batters in the upcoming ICC Men's T20 World Cup.India will open its campaign…

India should opt-out of match against Pak in ICC T20 WC: AAP

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): Aam Aadmi Party on Tuesday demanded that the Indian cricket team should opt-out of its match against Pakistan in ICC T20 World Cup in Dubai.During a press conference, Atishi, AAP MLA from…

Science Museum in London announces new climate change gallery with Adani Green Energy Ltd

London [UK], October 19 (ANI): The Science Museum in London announced a new gallery, with Adani Green Energy Limited as title funder, examining how the world can undergo the fastest energy transition in history to curb climate change.The…

Centre should provide arms to non-local civilians in J-K for defence from terrorists: BJP MLA

Patna (Bihar) [India], October 19 (ANI): BJP MLA Gyanendra Singh Gyanu on Tuesday said that the Centre should provide arms to non-local civilians in Jammu and Kashmir so that they can defend themselves from terrorists. "The Centre should…

Uttar Pradesh: Moradabad farmers suffer as crops get destroyed due to heavy rainfall

Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh) [India], October 19 (ANI): Amid rainfall for the last two days in Moradabad of Uttar Pradesh, the farmers say that their crops have been destroyed due to waterlogging in the field.The harvested and cut crops…

T20 WC: The question will be should you play Bhuvneshwar or Shardul, feels Parthiv

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 19 (ANI): Former Team India wicket-keeper Parthiv Patel believes India skipper Virat Kohli is absolutely sure about the combination he wants to go with for the upcoming ICC T20 Men's World Cup.Speaking about his…

Derbyshire wicketkeeper-batter Harvey Hosein announces retirement at 25

London [UK], October 19 (ANI): Derbyshire wicketkeeper-batter Harvey Hosein on Tuesday announced his retirement from professional cricket following struggles with concussion which saw him miss much of the 2021 season.The 25-year-old, who progressed thr...

Uttarakhand CM conducts aerial survey of rainfall affected areas

Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], October 19 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami on Tuesday conducted an aerial survey of areas affected due to heavy rainfall.Later, the state chief minister also reviewed the assessment of losses caused...

T20 WC: Having Dhoni inside dressing room gives a sense of calmness, says KL Rahul

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): India batter KL Rahul on Tuesday said having MS Dhoni as a mentor for the ICC Men's T20 World Cup gives a sense of calmness and he is looking forward to picking…

Turkish authorities order detention of 158 military personnel over suspected links to failed coup in 2016

Istanbul [Turkey], October 19 (ANI/Xinhua): Turkish authorities ordered the detention of 158 military personnel over their suspected links to a failed coup in 2016, the NTV broadcaster reported on Tuesday.Security forces launched wide-scale operations ...

South Korea estimates range of North’s missile at 366 miles: Reports

Seoul [South Korea], October 19 (ANI/Sputnik): The South Korean military has increased its estimate of the range of the missile tested by North Korea to 590 kilometers (366 miles) from the initial 430-450 kilometers, the Yonhap news agency…

Turkish President to visit to Azerbaijan on October 26

Ankara [Turkey], October 19 (ANI/Sputnik): Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will pay a working visit to Azerbaijan on October 26, his office told Sputnik on Tuesday."Our president plans to make a one-day working visit to Azerbaijan on October…

ISL: East Bengal to take on I-League champions Gokulam Kerala in friendly

Panaji (Goa) [India], October 19 (ANI): SC East Bengal will take on reigning I-League champions Gokulam Kerala FC in their third friendly match at the Don Bosco Ground here on Wednesday.The red and gold brigade began their pre-season…

CRPF on alert, performing round-the-clock duty to ensure safety in J-K

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], October 19 (ANI): In view of the recent civilian killings in Jammu and Kashmir, the Central Reserve Police Force (CPRF) is on high alert and is performing round-the-clock duty to ensure safety and…

Former Andhra CM writes to PM Modi, requesting census of backward classes

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): Former Andhra Pradesh chief minister and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) chief N Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting him to include caste data in census…

Afghan journalists concerned over information dearth under Taliban regime

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 19 (ANI): The Journalists Association has called on the international organizations which stand for freedom of media to support and back Afghanistan's media, saying that there is a lack of access to information despite the…

All issues settled, notification to be issued this week: Pak Minister on ISI Chief row

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 19 (ANI): Pakistan Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry has claimed that "all issues" between the government and the Pakistani Army pertaining to the next Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) Director-general are now settled.A...

No amount was withdrawn from high-value account: DCP Cyber Cell

New Delhi [India], October 19 (ANI): Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) (Cyber Cell) KPS Malhotra on Tuesday informed that despite several attempts, the arrested accused were unsuccessful at withdrawing any amount from the high-end NRI account of HDFC...

Cases of paddy straw burning drop in Punjab’s Ludhiana

Ludhiana (Punjab) [India], October 19 (ANI): Cases of paddy straw burning have dropped significantly in Punjab's Ludhiana district, as per the data provided by Crop Residue Burning (CRB) Information and Management System.The number of fire incidents so...

Amitabh Bachchan relives college days while ‘ballroom dancing’ with Kriti Sanon

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 19 (ANI): Megastar Amitabh Bachchan was reminded of his college dance as he grooved with actor Kriti Sanon on the sets of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 13'.The latest picture from Big B has made viewers…

Pakistan: Rapists threatening me, says Gojra gang-rape victim

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 19 (ANI): The survivor of the motorway gangrape in Pakistan's Punjab province told police on Tuesday that she was getting threats from her rapists. The Gojra motorway gang-rape survivor recorded her statement at the City...

Makes you feel 10 feet tall: Maxwell on having Kohli, De Villiers as teammates in IPL

Abu Dhabi [UAE], October 19 (ANI): Australia all-rounder Glenn Maxwell lavished praises on his Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) teammates Virat Kohli and AB de Villiers and thanked the duo for the learning experience during IPL 2021.Maxwell, who was…