19 Taliban terrorists killed across Afghanistan

Kabul [Afghanistan], October 31 (ANI/Sputnik): Nineteen Taliban terrorists have been killed across Afghanistan, including Mullah Amanullah, the movement's deputy head of the military commission for the Helmand province, the authorities said on Saturday...

JP Nadda congratulates Ladakh BJP leaders on being elected to Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council

New Delhi [India], October 31 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president JP Nadda on Saturday congratulated party leaders from Ladakh on being elected as chairman and deputy chairman of Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council (LAHDC)."Congratulat...

Several districts in Rajasthan placed under NSA ahead of Gurjar protest

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], October 31 (ANI): Several districts in Rajasthan have been put under the National Security Act (NSA), 1980 keeping in mind the possible disruptions in law and order, during the Gurjar Mahapanchayat on November 1.As per…

Telangana Govt decides to regularise agri land transactions through Sada Bainamas

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], October 31 (ANI): Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao on Saturday decided to regularise the sale and purchase of agricultural lands through Sada Bainamas in the villages that are merged with municipalities and co...

Malaysia reports 659 new COVID-19 cases

Kuala [Lumpur], October 31 (ANI/Xinhua): Malaysia reported 659 new COVID-19 infections, the Health Ministry said on Saturday, bringing the national total to 31,548.Health Ministry Director-General Noor Hisham Abdullah said in a press briefing that one ...

ICICI Bank’s Q2 net profit jumps six-fold to Rs 4,251 crore

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 31 (ANI): ICICI Bank clocked six-fold jump in its net profit for the July-September (second) quarter for 2020-21 to Rs 4,251 crore compared to Rs 655 crore reported during the corresponding period in 2019-2020,…

States not competent to legislate on Centre’s farm laws, Bill passed by Parliament is supreme, says BJP Rajasthan MP

By Kumar GauravNew Delhi [India], October 31 (ANI): The Rajasthan government on Saturday introduced three bills in the state Assembly on Saturday to negate the impact of the farm laws recently enacted by the Centre.This move follows after…

No water shortage in Delhi from Sunday as two water treatment plants resumes operation: Raghav Chadha

New Delhi [India], October 31 (ANI): Water treatment plants at Sonia Vihar and Bhagirathi which was shut as water from the Yamuna contained spiked levels of ammonia have now resumed working, the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) vice president…

GFTBX brings Trendiest Personalized Gifts to celebrate and strengthen the eternal bond of love between husband and wife on Karwachauth

New Delhi [India], October 31 (ANI/PRNewswire): It is that time of the year when festivity is on its full swing. India boasts of an array of significant festivals, of which Karwa Chauth, a Hindu festival, marks one important…

Bangladesh COVID-19 cases rise to 407,684, death toll reaches 5,923

Dhaka [Bangladesh], October 31 (ANI/Xinhua): Bangladesh reported 1,320 new COVID-19 cases and 18 deaths on Saturday, making the tally at 407,684 and the death toll at 5,923, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.The official data showe...

CJI SA Bobde inaugurated India’s first-ever e-resource center Nyay Kaushal in Nagpur

Nagpur (Maharashtra) [India], October 31 (ANI): Chief Justice of India (CJI) Sharad Arvind Bobde on Saturday inaugurated India's first-ever E-resource centre Nyay Kaushal at Judicial Officers Training Institute in Nagpur.According to officials, Nyay Ka...

IPL 13: Not worried about purple cap, important MI wins, says Bumrah

Dubai [UAE], October 31 (ANI): Top-ranked Mumbai Indians (MI) once again showed why they are sitting pretty at the top of the table as they restricted Delhi Capitals (DC) to 110/9 in their 20 overs at the Dubai…

Facing flak for statement on Abhinandan’s release, Pakistani lawmaker Ayaz Sadiq says he stands by it

Islamabad [Pakistan], October 31 (ANI): Pakistan lawmaker Ayaz Sadiq, who faced criticism from Pakistan government and Army for revealing that Imran Khan-led govt had released Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman fearing an imminent attack from India, s...

Pakistan Railways Minister warns opposition of ‘dangerous consequences’ for fighting against state

Lahore [Pakistan], October 31 (ANI): Pakistan's Minister for Railways Sheikh Rasheed Ahmad on Saturday warned the opposition that there could be dangerous consequences of picking up a fight against the state.While addressing a press conference in Lahor...

Ellen Page, Paris Berelc to feature in BuzzFeed Studios’ gaming comedy ‘1UP’

Washington [US], October 31 (ANI): Actors Ellen Page and Paris Berelc will be starring in an underdog comedy set '1UP' for BuzzFeed Studios.The gaming comedy will be directed by Kyle Newman while BuzzFeed's Richard Alan Reid is producing,…

BBL: Adam Milne joins Sydney Thunder

Sydney [Australia], October 31 (ANI): Sydney Thunder have signed New Zealand quick Adam Milne to bolster their pace attack ahead of the 10th edition of the Big Bash League.Milne, who made his debut for New Zealand in 2010,…

Arteta confident of winning PL clash against United at Old Trafford

London [UK], October 31 (ANI): Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta has said that he is hopeful of his side ending the 14-year run of failing to register a victory at Old Trafford Stadium.Arteta's remarks came as Arsenal gets ready…

Stage collapses during Pappu Yadav’s campaign in Muzaffarpur

Muzaffarpur (Bihar) [India], October 31 (ANI): A stage and tent, set up for Jan Adhikar Party leader Pappu Yadav's campaign rally, collapsed on Saturday. He was addressing people in Muzaffarpur's Minapur Assembly constituency when the incident took pla...

IPL 13: MI pacers wreak havoc to restrict DC to 110/9

Dubai [UAE], October 31 (ANI): Jasprit Bumrah, Nathan Coulter-Nile, and Trent Boult took seven wickets among them as Mumbai Indians restricted Delhi Capitals to 110/9 in the allotted twenty overs here at the Dubai International Stadium on Saturday.Sent...

Biden’s lead over Trump narrows slightly to 8 points

Washington [US], October 31 (ANI): US Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's lead over President Trump has narrowed slightly to 8 points from a 10-point lead in early October, according to a Fox News national survey of likely voters,…

‘Star Trek’ composer Michael Giacchino comes up with first solo album ‘Travelogue, Volume 1’

Washington [US], October 31 (ANI): Musician Michael Giacchino, known for his work in 'Star Trek,' released his first solo album 'Travelogue, Volume 1,' which combines science-fiction storytelling with lounge music.The album is credited to 'Michael Giac...

Kamal Nath moves SC against ECI’s decision to revoke his ‘star campaigner’ status

New Delhi [India], October 31 (ANI): Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Kamal Nath approached the Supreme Court against an order of the Election Commission of India withdrawing his "star campaigner" status, senior lawyer Vi...

Govt depts helped culprits smuggle gold, alleges Kerala BJP chief

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], October 31 (ANI): Several departments of the Kerala government helped the culprits smuggle gold in the state and government vehicles were used for trafficking of the same, BJP Kerala state president K Surendran alle...

Just like Punjab, Rajasthan will pass bills to protect farmers’ interests: Minister Pratap Khachariyawas

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], October 31 (ANI): Rajasthan will pass bills similar to those in Punjab to protect the interests of farmers, said Pratap Khachariyawas, State Minister and Congress leader on Saturday."The farm laws passed by the Centre withou...

China lobbying to obtain French nuclear technology for ‘debt-trap diplomacy’: Report

Paris [France], October 31 (ANI): China has intensified lobbying and "backchannel negotiation" in its attempts to obtain billions of dollars of nuclear technology, which it can use as a new tool in its "debt-trap diplomacy", according to US-based…

‘Hocus Pocus’ cast reunite for Bette Midler’s annual Hulaween benefit

Washington [US], October 31 (ANI): The cast of 'Hocus Pocus' reunited to raise funds at an annual Hulaween benefit for the New York Restoration Project.The non-profit project is founded by Bette Midler, one of the actors starring in…

Goa line producers association distances itself from Dilip Borkar’s statements over littering by Dharma Productions

Panaji (Goa) [India], October 31 (ANI): Three days after Dilip Borkar, a member of Goa line producers association, called a meeting clarifying the issue of littering at Nerul during Karan Johar's film shoot -- being highlighted in national…

Third suspect held over knife attack in France’s Nice

Paris [France], October 31 (ANI/Sputnik): French Police has arrested a third suspect believed to be connected to a man who killed three people with a knife at a church in the southern French city of Nice, media said…

Mumbai City sign Chanso Horam, Naorem Tondomba Singh

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 31 (ANI): Mumbai City FC on Saturday announced the signing of midfielders Chanso Horam and Naorem Tondomba Singh as both have penned deals that will keep them at the club until 2024.As a part…

ED arrests man in money laundering case involving Rs 750 crores

New Delhi [India], October 31 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has arrested Sai Chandrasekhar for his involvement in the offence of money laundering under Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) 2002 involving Rs 750 crores.The accused was pro...

Pakistan’s death bowling took game away from us, says Brendan Taylor

Rawalpindi [Pakistan], October 31 (ANI): After stumbling to a 26-run loss against Pakistan in the first ODI of the three-match series, Zimbabwe's wicket-keeper batsman Brendan Taylor said that the death bowling skills of the opponent team took the…

Source Natural Foods and Herbal Supplements Ltd. signs MOU with Verstegen Spices & Sauces B.V.

Bangalore (Karnataka) [India], October 31 (ANI/NewsVoir): Source Natural Foods and Herbal Supplements Ltd., a subsidiary of Sriveda Sattva Pvt. Ltd. (Sri Sri Tattva), which manufactures a comprehensive range of Ayurvedic, Health & Dietary Supplemen...

Development of athletics a main agenda of AFI’s AGM: Adille Sumariwal

New Delhi [India], October 31 (ANI): The Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Saturday conducted its annual general meeting (AGM) in which Adille Sumariwalla was unanimously re-elected as federation's president while former Indian athlete Anju Bobby ...

Moscow will help Yerevan if conflict shifts into Armenia proper – Foreign Ministry

Moscow [Russia], October 31 (ANI/Sputnik): Russia will offer assistance to Armenia if the conflict with Azerbaijan over the breakaway Nagorno-Karabakh region shifts into Armenia itself, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Saturday.Earlier in the day, the...

ODDINARY wins India’s Best Design Studio and Best Design Project at the Design India Show 2020

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 31 (ANI/BusinessWire India): One of India's fastest-growing independent design and creative agencies - 'Oddinary' has bagged India's Best Design Studio Award along with India's Best Design Project 2020."We are exci...

Wahab, Shaheen were outstanding at the death for us, says Babar Azam

Rawalpindi [Pakistan], October 31 (ANI): After registering a 26-run victory over Zimbabwe in the first ODI of the three-match series, Pakistan skipper Babar Azam hailed the death bowling skills of Shaheen Shah Afridi and Wahab Riaz.Zimbabwe failed to…

Sardar Patel is special to Hyderabad because he liberated it from Nizam rule: Union minister on his birth anniversary

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], October 31 (ANI): Reminding that Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is very special to Hyderabad and its people because he liberated the erstwhile state from Nizam rule, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy targeted…

Indonesia reports 3,143 new COVID-19 cases

Jakarta [Indonesia], October 31 (ANI/Xinhua): Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 3,143 within one day to 410,088, with the death toll adding by 87 to 13,869, the Health Ministry said on Saturday.According to the Ministry, 3,506 more…

Indonesia reports 3,143 new COVID-19 cases

Jakarta [Indonesia], October 31 (ANI/Xinhua): Confirmed COVID-19 cases in Indonesia rose by 3,143 within one day to 410,088, with the death toll adding by 87 to 13,869, the Health Ministry said on Saturday.According to the Ministry, 3,506 more…

Capt Amarinder launches post-matric SC scholarship scheme to mark Valmiki Jayanti

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], October 31 (ANI): Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Saturday formally launched Dr BR Ambedkar Post Matric SC Scholarship scheme, and also virtually laid the foundation stone of Rs 50 crore worth of projects…

IPL 13: Race for final four will go down to the wire, reckons Stokes

Dubai [UAE], October 31 (ANI): Ahead of the must-win match against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR), Rajasthan Royals' all-rounder Ben Stokes said that the race for reaching the playoffs will go down to the wire this season in the…

JP Nadda takes swipe at Tejashwi Yadav’s 10 lakh govt jobs promise

Sonpur (Bihar) [India], October 31 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Jagat Prakash Nadda on Saturday took a swipe at Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav over his 10 lakh government jobs promise in the run…

Anyone considering of taking China’s help to challenge Constitution should be sent to Andaman: Raut

Pune (Maharashtra) [India], October 31 (ANI): Reacting to PDP leader Mehbooba Mufti's Article 370 statement, Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Saturday said that if anyone talks about taking China's help to challenge India's Constitution, they should be…

Significant deterioration in vital functions of TN agriculture minister suffering from COVID-19: Hospital

Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], October 31 (ANI): Tamil Nadu Agriculture Minister Thiru R Doraikannu, undergoing treatment for the novel coronavirus, has suffered a "significant deterioration" in vital functions, hospital sources said on Saturday."He is ...

Russia’s COVID-19 tally increases by 18,140 to 1,618,116

Moscow [Russia], October 31 (ANI/Sputnik): The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Russia has increased by 18,140 to 1,618,116 in the last 24 hours, the response center said on Saturday."In the last 24 hours, there have been 18,140…

Delhi govt shouldn’t take credit for policies to advocates: Former BCD chairman

New Delhi [India], October 31 (ANI): The Delhi government should not take credit for providing policies like insurance to advocates in the national capital, former Bar Council of Delhi chairman advocate KC Mittal said on Saturday.Mittal's remark comes…

EC has violated its own guidelines: Digvijaya on order withdrawing Kamal Nath’s star campaigner status

Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], October 31 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has again hit out at the Election Commission (EC) for withdrawing star campaigner status from former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath, stating that it is…

EC has violated its own guidelines: Digvijaya on order withdrawing Kamal Nath’s star campaigner status

Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], October 31 (ANI): Senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh has again hit out at the Election Commission (EC) for withdrawing star campaigner status from former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath, stating that it is…

Omega-3 EPA, ALA rich foods can reduce risk of death after heart attack, suggests study

California [US], October 31 (ANI): As per the findings of a novel study, regular consumption of foods rich in omega-3 eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), found in marine foods like fatty fish, and alpha-linolenic acid (ALA), found in plant foods…

1,000 cases of Arunachali liquor seized by Assam Excise Department, 1 arrested

Lakhimpur (Assam) [India], October 31 (ANI): About 1,000 cases of Arunachali liquor have been seized by the Assam Excise Department from a truck in Bihpuria of Lakhimpur district.The driver of the truck has been arrested and sent to…