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E-com platforms log $2.7 bn sales in first 4 days of festive sale
  • E-com platforms log $2.7 bn sales in first 4 days of festive sale(10:42)

    Bengaluru, Oct 9 (IANS) E-commerce platforms, including social commerce and grocery players, have clocked $2.7 billion (more than Rs 20,000 crore) in the first four days of the festive week sale that started on October 2, new data showed on Saturday.

    Science/Technology Technology
Anecdotal, thought-provoking memoir on India's banking system
  • Anecdotal, thought-provoking memoir on India's banking system(10:36)

    New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) This is a highly anticipated account of some of the critical periods in the history of Indias financial sector by one of the countrys most talented and established banking professionals in the country, Rajnish Kumar, former Chairman of State Bank of India (SBI), Indias largest commercial bank.

    Art/Culture/Books National SHOWCASE
Modi meets visiting Danish PM
  • Modi meets visiting Danish PM(10:30)

    New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday received his Danish counterpart Mette Frederiksen, who is on a two-day visit to India, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

    National
Tomato prices shoot up from Rs 10 to Rs 60 in Bengaluru
  • Tomato prices shoot up from Rs 10 to Rs 60 in Bengaluru(10:18)

    Bengaluru, Oct 9 (IANS) The retail price of tomatoes has shot up in various districts of Karnataka especillay in Bengaluru after supply crunch due to incessant rains. The price of tomatoes touched Rs 60 per kg at some places in Bengaluru from Rs 10 or Rs 15 per kg. Traders say that if the the same situation continues, the price will be close to Rs 100 in the state capital.

    Focus General
Murray advances to Alcaraz showdown at Indian Wells
  • Murray advances to Alcaraz showdown at Indian Wells(10:16)

    Indian Wells, Oct 9 (IANS) Former world No. 1 Andy Murray of Great Britain eliminated tricky Frenchman Adrian Mannarino 6-3, 6-2 to reach the second round of the BNP Paribas Open here. The Scot will next play Spain's Carlos Alcaraz, the US Open quarterfinalist this year, for a spot in the third round.

    Sports
Apple TV+ app now available on 2016, 2017 LG smart TVs: Report
  • Apple TV+ app now available on 2016, 2017 LG smart TVs: Report(10:14)

    San Francisco, Oct 9 (IANS) Apple has been rolling out the Apple TV app to many different platforms, including smart TVs as well as third-party streaming devices, and now the tech giant has started rolling out a scaled down "Apple TV+" app for select 2016 and 2017 LG smart TVs.

    Science/Technology Technology
IANS Review: 'Muppets Haunted Mansion': A fun horror-musical (IANS Rating: ***1/2)
OECD announces major tax reform deal for multinationals
  • OECD announces major tax reform deal for multinationals(10:12)

    Paris, Oct 9 (IANS) The Paris-based Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) announced that a major reform of the international tax system has been agreed, ensuring that multinational enterprises will be subject to a minimum 15 per cent tax rate from 2023.

    International
Mental disorders swell, women & youth most affected: Lancet
  • Mental disorders swell, women & youth most affected: Lancet(10:08)

    New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) The pandemic has led to a significant rise in major depressive and anxiety disorders globally, affecting women and younger people more in 2020, a first global estimate of Covid-19 impact on mental health has revealed.

    DEEP DIVE Health/Medicine National Science
Delhi wakes up to clear Saturday morning, AQI drops
Samsung, SK hynix could face new global taxation rules
  • Samsung, SK hynix could face new global taxation rules(10:00)

    Seoul, Oct 9 (IANS) South Korean chipmakers Samsung Electronics and SK hynix may have to pay part of their corporate taxes to foreign countries where they earn profits under a new landmark global taxation scheme.

    Science/Technology Technology
High-level officials to push India-US agenda set by Modi, Biden
  • High-level officials to push India-US agenda set by Modi, Biden(10:00)

    New York, Oct 9 (IANS) High-level officials will be working to move forward the agenda for cooperation set at last month's meeting between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden and their Quad summit with the leaders of Australia and Japan, according to White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki.

    International
Suryakumar focuses thoughts on T20 World Cup after MI's elimination
  • Suryakumar focuses thoughts on T20 World Cup after MI's elimination(09:58)

    Abu Dhabi, Oct 9 (IANS) Mumbai Indians batter Suryakumar Yadav is looking forward to the next challenge -- the ICC T20 World Cup in the UAE -- after his side failed to secure an IPL playoffs berth despite a herculean effort from the 31-year-old and young Ishan Kishan, who both scored at a blistering pace against Sunrisers Hyderabad on Friday.

    Sports
Seoul Court allows 2 demonstrations planned for this weekend
When someone has a stroke, every second delayed is critical (Opinion)
  • When someone has a stroke, every second delayed is critical (Opinion)(09:42)

    New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Where does the Indian government stand on its statement made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his speech at the UN Sustainable Development Summit in September 2015. To quote him: "Much of India's development agenda is mirrored in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). Our national plans are ambitious and purposeful, sustainable development of one-sixth of humanity will be of great consequence to the world and our beautiful planet."

    General Opinion/Commentary
Getting into good touch before the T20 World Cup: Ishan Kishan
  • Getting into good touch before the T20 World Cup: Ishan Kishan(09:38)

    Abu Dhabi, Oct 9 (IANS) Young Mumbai Indians player Ishan Kishan has said that he would "love to open" the innings whenever given the task, adding that the encouraging words from India skipper Virat Kohli had made his task easier to come and bat at the top of the order.

    Sports
US diplomats suspected of theft in Russia: Foreign Ministry
Satellite phone calls tracked again, high alert in Karnataka
  • Satellite phone calls tracked again, high alert in Karnataka(09:28)

    Bengaluru, Oct 9 (IANS) The intelligence agencies have alerted the Karnataka government after they tracked satellite phone calls made to foreign locations from the coastal area and Malnad region of the state, sources said on Saturday.

    National
Authorities downgrade size of oil spill off California coast
  • Authorities downgrade size of oil spill off California coast(09:24)

    San Francisco, Oct 9 (IANS) Nearly a week after a mass oil spill off the coast of Southern California, authorities are yet to reach a conclusion on the amount of oil leaked from a ruptured underwater pipeline, but some officials have hinted that it may be smaller than originally projected.

    International Environment/Wildlife
Germany rallies to beat Romania in FIFA World Cup European qualifier
  • Germany rallies to beat Romania in FIFA World Cup European qualifier(09:14)

    Berlin, Oct 9 (IANS) Thomas Muller's late decider helped Germany bounce back to beat Romania 2-1 on home soil in Group J of FIFA World Cup European qualification. The hosts thought they had the golden chance to break the deadlock with a penalty in the early stage, but the referee overturned his original decision after reviewing Andrei Burca's tackle on Timo Werner inside the box.

    Sports
Hiring still slow in US as Covid surge disrupts recovery
  • Hiring still slow in US as Covid surge disrupts recovery(09:12)

    Washington, Oct 9 (IANS) US employers added fewer-than-expected 194,000 jobs in September, as the labour market recovery has remained slow amid a Delta variant-fuelled Covid-19 surge, the Labour Department said in a report.

    International
Ecuador calls for greater int'l cooperation to protect Amazon rainforest
Mehbooba Mufti prevented from visiting Anantnag
Right to clean environment breakthrough moment: UN agency head
  • Right to clean environment breakthrough moment: UN agency head(09:02)

    Nairobi, Oct 9 (IANS) The adoption of resolution on the right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment by the UN Human Rights Council is a breakthrough moment for environmental justice, said UN Environment Programme (UNEP) Executive Director Inger Andersen.

    International Environment/Wildlife Insight
India, US defence officials discuss increasing cooperation with 'partners' in Indo-Pacific