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Kim Kardashian gives food to homeless with daughter (02:42)
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian along with her four-year-old daughter North, was spotted doing some charity as she delivered food to homeless people here.

Trump accuses media of ignoring Obama-era Russia u-deal (02:12)
Washington, Oct 20 (IANS) The President of the US on Thursday accused the mainstream media of ignoring fresh details about the controversial 2010 approval of a deal that gave Russia control over a large chunk of US uranium resources.

Pakistan Taliban confirms US drone kills leader (01:42)
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) A Pakistani Taliban group on Thursday confirmed that its leader Omar Khalid Khorasani has been killed in a recent US drone strike on the Afghan side of the border.

Demi Lovato took drugs while promoting sobriety (01:36)
Los Angeles, Oct 20 (IANS) Singer-actress Demi Lovato was taking drugs while promoting her sobriety in 2012.

Shuttler Prannoy enters Denmark Open quarters (01:14)
Odense (Denmark), Oct 20 (IANS) Indian shuttler H.S. Prannoy stormed into the men's singles quarter-finals of the Denmark Open World Superseries Premier here on Thursday.

20 labourers injured in Pakistan attack (00:38)
Islamabad, Oct 20 (IANS) A hand grenade attack at a restaurant in Pakistan's Balochistan province has left 20 labourers injured on Thursday, the media reported.

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Guterres to meet Trump to discuss UN reform (23:54)
United Nations, Oct 19 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will travel to Washington and meet US President Donald Trump at the White House on Friday, a UN spokesman announced.

Festive fervour grips nation on Diwali, less crackers in Delhi after SC ban (Roundup) (23:14)
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The festive fervour gripped the nation on Thursday as people celebrated Diwali, often referred to as ‘the festival of lights by lighting ‘diyas (earthen lamps), paying obeisance to Goddess Lakshmi, distributing sweets, and well, bursting crackers.

Tillerson visiting India after outlining new strategic role (22:32)
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who has outlined a stronger strategic role for India, is visiting New Delhi, the State Department announced on Thursday.

RSS leader murder: Punjab to hand over probe to NIA (22:08)
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday issued orders to hand over probe into the killing of RSS leader Ravinder Gosai to the National Investigation Agency (NIA), officials said.

RS notice to Sharad Yadav on plea for disqualification (21:54)
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Taking cognizance of the petition submitted by the Nitish Kumar faction of the JD-U for disqualification of party leaders Sharad Yadav and Ali Anwar Ansari on grounds of defection, the Rajya Sabha Secretariat has issued show cause notice to the two leaders.

Karnataka CM seeks GST exemption on handmade goods (21:38) IANS Photo Service
Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Thursday urged the central government to exempt handmade products from Goods and Sales Tax (GST) regime.

India crush Malaysia to sit on top of 2nd round in Asia Cup (21:32)
Dhaka, Oct 19 (IANS) India thrashed Malaysia 6-2 in a second-round clash to take a big step towards qualification for the final of the Asia Cup hockey championship here on Thursday.

India, Russia to begin annual joint military exercise (21:26)
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The India-Russia annual joint military exercises called INDRA is set to begin on Friday, officials said on Thursday.

Modi conveys Diwali greetings to INSV Tarini crew (21:02) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday conveyed Diwali greetings to the crew of Indian Naval Sailing Vessel (INSV) Tarini, currently on a mission to circumnavigate the globe.

'Muhurat' trading: Global cues, profit booking subdue markets (Roundup) (21:00) IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Samvat 2074, marking the start of the Hindu New Year on Thursday, saw both key indices of the Indian equities markets recede as rise in geo-political tensions in the Korean peninsula along with fears of higher non-performing asset (NPA) levels of the domestic banking sector eroded investors' risk-taking appetite.

RSS leader murder: Two Punjab Police personnel suspended (20:48)
Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) Two head constables of the Punjab Police have been placed under suspension in connection with the killing of RSS leader Ravinder Gosai in Ludhiana on October 17, police said on Thursday.

Huge Kolkata crowd won't put pressure on us: Germany U-17 coach (20:36) IANS Photo Service
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Germany Under-17 football team coach Christian Wueck on Thursday said playing in front of an expected full house at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan will not pressurise them, rather it will be a "pleasure" to play in that atmosphere.

Festive fervour in Bengal as Kali Puja-Diwali coincide (Lead) (20:28) IANS Photo Service
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) West Bengal on Thursday plunged into religious fervour with simultaneous Diwali and Kali Puja celebrations.

U-17 teams easier to manage, says German FA Vice President (20:14)
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) German Football Association (DFB) Vice President Hans-Dieter Drewitz on Thursday said it is easier to manage U-17 teams during major tournaments than the U-20 lot due to club commitments and the players turning professional.

'Muhurat' trading: Global cues, profit booking subdue markets (Lead) (19:58) IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) Geo-political tensions in the Korean peninsula along with fears of rising non-performing asset (NPA) levels of the domestic banking sector pulled the key Indian equity markets in the red during the special "Muhurat" trading session on Thursday.

Neymar injury helped us win 7-1 in 2014: German FA official (19:50)
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) One of the reasons Germany managed to annihilate Brazil 7-1 in the 2014 FIFA World Cup semi-final was because their star forward Neymar was injured, German football association (DFB) Vice President Hans-Dieter Drewitz said on Thursday.

EU's Tusk lauds Italy for stemming migrant flows in Mediterranean (19:48) IANS Photo Service
Brussels, Oct 19 (IANS/AKI) European Council President Donald Tusk has praised Italy for its role in cutting the number of migrant boats crossing the Mediterranean from Libya.

Heavy rain dampens Diwali spirit in Odisha (19:38)
Bhubaneswar, Oct 19 (IANS) Heavy rainfall in Odisha on Thursday dampened Diwali celebrations and the festive spirit, forcing the people to stay indoors, officials said.

Fireworks, LED lighting mark 'Bandi Chhor Diwas', Diwali at Golden Temple (19:34) IANS Photo Service
Amritsar, Oct 19 (IANS) Fireworks display and the newly-installed LED lighting marked the celebrations of "Bandi Chhor Diwas" and Diwali as thousands of devotees flocked to the Golden Temple complex here on Thursday.

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