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Tech park to be set up in Mysuru, says K'taka Minister
  • Tech park to be set up in Mysuru, says K'taka Minister(22:52)

    Mysuru, Oct 25 (IANS) Technology park will be set up in Mysuru in the building which belongs to Karnataka State Open University (KSOU) and required land for expansion of Mysuru airport will be provided immediately, C.N. Ashwath Narayan, the Minister for IT/BT and S&T stated on Monday.

    National
T20 World Cup: Mujeeb scalps five as Afghanistan thrash Scotland by 130 runs
Rohit Mor gives India winning start at Men's World Boxing
  • Rohit Mor gives India winning start at Men's World Boxing(22:46)

    New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) India's Rohit Mor defeated Olympian Jean Caicedo 5-0 in the 57kg opening round match to give India a winning start at the 2021 AIBA Men's World Boxing Championships in Belgrade, Serbia on Monday.

    Sports
Special incentive for mega investment in textile sector in Odisha
Musk-run Tesla hits $1 trillion market cap for first time
Delhi receives second-highest annual rainfall in 121 yrs
Assam CM urges those who crossed 17 years to get jabbed
  • Assam CM urges those who crossed 17 years to get jabbed(22:36)

    Guwahati, Oct 25 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday said that the Union Health Ministry has allowed vaccination of those who cross 17 years of age against Covid-19 and urged the people to curb further spread of the infectious disease by taking all measures including inoculation.

    National Health/Medicine THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH
  • Updated NDCs still nowhere near Paris target: UNFCCC(22:34)

    New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) With less than a week to go for the COP26, the updated synthesis report of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) shows that for all available NDCs of all 192 parties taken together, there would be a sizable increase, of about 16 per cent, in global GHG emissions in 2030 compared to 2010.

    National Environment/Wildlife
Election Commission crossing limits, says Telangana CM
  • Election Commission crossing limits, says Telangana CM(22:32)

    Hyderabad, Oct 25 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday slammed the Election Commission for its restrictions on his public meeting in poll-bound Huzurabad Assembly constituency, saying it was crossing limits.

    National
Search on for 15-yr old boy dragged into river by croc in K'taka
  • Search on for 15-yr old boy dragged into river by croc in K'taka(22:28)

    Uttara Kannada (Karnataka), Oct 25 (IANS) The search by the forest department, police and fire personnel continued on Monday for the 15-year boy who went missing after a crocodile dragged him into Kali River in Dandeli town in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. The search operations will resume on Tuesday morning.

    General
Holder Ma Long, Xu Xin to miss World TT Championships
  • Holder Ma Long, Xu Xin to miss World TT Championships(22:26)

    Beijing, Oct 25 (IANS) World champion Ma Long, Xu Xin, and Liu Shiwen have withdrawn from the Houston World Table Tennis Championships, according to the roster announced by China's national table tennis team on Monday.

    Sports
Controversy on BSF's jurisdiction extension unwarranted, say experts
  • Controversy on BSF's jurisdiction extension unwarranted, say experts(22:22)

    New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Opposing the Ministry of Home Affairs' latest decision to extend the jurisdiction of the Border Security Force (BSF) in Assam, West Bengal and Punjab, the experts say that it was unwarranted, uncalled for and seems to be political.

    National Insight
DoT notifies amendment for AGR dues
  • DoT notifies amendment for AGR dues(22:22)

    New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Department of Telecommunications on Monday notified the amendment to the Unified Licence Agreement for calculation of Adjusted Gross Revenue for computation of licence fee.

    Business
SBI, UCO Bank agree to invest Rs 450 crore in Amrapali projects, SC told
'Ashram 3' shooting continues despite protest by right-wing groups
  • 'Ashram 3' shooting continues despite protest by right-wing groups(22:12)

    Bhopal, Oct 25 (IANS) Film actor Bobby Deol starrer web-series "Ashram-3" landed in a controversy on the second day of its shooting after a group of right-wing outfit, Bajrang Dal vandalised the set and threw ink on its director Prakash Jha in Bhopal.

    Cinema/Showbiz National
K'taka Religious Structures (Protection) Bill gets governor's nod
  • K'taka Religious Structures (Protection) Bill gets governor's nod(21:54)

    Bengaluru, Oct 25 (IANS) The Karnataka Religious Structures (Protection) Bill 2021, aimed to put a brake on demolition of temples built on public property in the wake of the Supreme Court order, got the consent of Governor Thaawar Chand Gehlot on Monday, the sources at Governor's office stated.

    National
After 20 months, 100% Mumbai suburban trains to run from Oct 28 (Lead)
  • After 20 months, 100% Mumbai suburban trains to run from Oct 28 (Lead)(21:50)

    Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) In a major development, the Central Railway and Western Railway will resume 100 percent suburban services operations from October 28 for the millions of commuters in Mumbai, Thane, Palghar and Raigad districts, officials said on Monday.

    National Health/Medicine THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH
Four things we learned from weekend football action in Spain
  • Four things we learned from weekend football action in Spain(21:50)

    Madrid, Oct 25 (IANS) Real Madrid beat FC Barcelona in the 'Clasico' in the Camp Nou Stadium, while Real Sociedad remain top of the La Liga after a thrilling 2-2 draw away to reigning champions Atletico Madrid. Here are some things we learned from La Liga this weekend.

    Sports
Corporates with deep pockets bag IPL's Lucknow, Ahmedabad franchises
Pandemic claimed 23 lakh restaurant jobs, but tripled delivery business: NRAI
  • Pandemic claimed 23 lakh restaurant jobs, but tripled delivery business: NRAI(21:42)

    New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) It is common knowledge that the restaurant sector was severely impacted by the first and second lockdowns triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic, but now the National Restaurant Association of India (NRAI), the trade body that represents the industry, has put numbers to the story.

    Business
NCDC report on Covid variant AY.4 in India raises concern
Unitech probe: Delhi Police carries out raids at 37 locations
  • Unitech probe: Delhi Police carries out raids at 37 locations(21:38)

    New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) The Crime Branch of Delhi Police has conducted search and seizure operations at thirty-seven different locations in the national capital and neighbouring Haryana and Rajasthan, in connection with a probe into Unitech Ltd owners, Ramesh Chandra, Ajay Chandra and Sanjay Chandra.

    National
T20 World Cup: Collective batting effort takes Afghanistan to imposing 190/4
Gujarat to bring drastic improvement in education, startup policies
  • Gujarat to bring drastic improvement in education, startup policies(21:30)

    Gandhinagar, Oct 25 (IANS) Gujarat Education Minister Jitu Vaghani on Monday said that the state government is going to bring drastic changes and improvement in the policies related to education and startups and told the students that India was indeed on its way to becoming the 'Vishwaguru' (world leader).

    National
RPSG and CVC Capitals win Lucknow, Ahmedabad bids for new IPL teams (ld)
  • RPSG and CVC Capitals win Lucknow, Ahmedabad bids for new IPL teams (ld)(21:24)

    Dubai, Oct 25 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday announced that RPSG Ventures Ltd. and Irelia Company Pte Ltd. (CVC Capital Partners) have won the ownership rights of Lucknow and Ahmedabad teams in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The RPSG Ventures Ltd. were awarded Lucknow as their home base with a winning bid of a whopping Rs 7,090 crore. CVC Capital Partners took Ahmedabad as its home base with a second-highest bid of Rs 5,625 crore.

    Sports