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3 international organisations concur India's economy world's fastest growing (3 minutes ago)
By Arul Louis
United Nations, Jan 21 (IANS) Three international organisations have endorsed India's growth story recognising it as the world's fastest growing major economy for this and the next three years and in two reports raised some of their earlier projections.

Prank call made at Kerjiwal's residence (Lead, correcting headline) (9 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Delhi Police have registered a complaint against an unknown caller who on Monday called up Delhi Chief Minister's residence, saying that a man named 'Bholo' was planning to attack Arvind Kejriwal, said a police officer.

'Super blood moon' thrills onlookers with vibrant shade of red (15 minutes ago)
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) Stargazers were in for a treat as they enjoyed a rare "super blood moon" as it turned a stunning shade of red.

Sharp shooter of notorious Naveen Khati gang, held (21 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Delhi Police arrested a sharp shooter of notorious gangster Naveen Khati in west Delhi, an officer said on Monday adding the accused was involved in over a dozen criminal cases.

Prank call made a call at Kerjiwal residence (25 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Delhi Police have registered a complaint against an unknown caller who on Monday called up Delhi Chief Minister's residence, saying that a man named 'Bholo' was planning to attack Arvind Kejriwal, said a police officer.

Gadkari to inaugurate bridge over Ravi on Tuesday (27 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari will on Tuesday inaugurate a 1,210-meter span-bridge over the Ravi river in Jammu and Kashmir which would reduce the distance between Kathua in Jammu and Patankot in Punjab by around 36 km.

4 held for stealing donation boxes from Delhi temples (27 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Delhi Police has arrested four criminals who would steal donation boxes of temples and commit thefts to buy drugs, an officer said on Saturday.

300 priests participate in KCR's Chandi Yagam (21:48)
Hyderabad, Jan 21 (IANS) The five-day 'Chandi Yagam' of Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao began on Monday with nearly 300 priests participating in the first day's rituals amidst Vedic recitations.

Star Sports unveils new campaign for India's tour of New Zealand (21:44)
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) As a build-up to the five ODIs and three T20Is against New Zealand starting on Wednesday, India's leading sports broadcaster Star Sports has unveiled a new campaign which underlines the face-off between two of cricket's modern-day greats -- Virat Kohli and his counterpart Kane Williamson.

Congress, opposition doing negative politics over EVMs sensing defeat in 2019 elections: BJP (21:42)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Accusing the Congress and other opposition parties of indulging in 'negative politics' over the electreonic voting machines (EVMs), the BJP on Monday hit out at them, saying that sensing defeat in the coming elections, they have started spreading such rumours.

Some banks to soon come out of RBI's PCA framework: Official (21:40)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The government along with the RBI are soon expected to work out some relaxations in the central bank's Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) framework for banks struggling with huge accumulated non-performing assets (NPAs or bad loans), a senior official said on Monday.

Passenger flights to be hit during Bengaluru air show flying display (21:38)
Bengaluru, Jan 21 (IANS) Flight operations at the Bengaluru airport will be affected for 11 days from February 14-24 during the flying display of military and civilian aircraft at the biennial Aero India air show at the nearby Yelahanka air base of the Indian Air Force, the airport operator said on Monday.

EC rejects claims of EVMs rigging in 2014, says its examining legal action (21:36)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Election Commission on Monday firmly rejected claims by a US-based self-claimed cyber expert Syed Shuja that the 2014 elections were rigged, saying it was examining legal action over the "motivated slugfest".

Halep sent home, Djokovic, Williams headed to Australian Open quarters (Round Up) (21:34)
Melbourne, Jan 21 (IANS) It was all thrills and spills on Day 8 of the Australian Open on Monday, with some of the big names in tennis making it through to the quarterfinal stage of the tournament, while others smashed their rackets in frustration.

Spain court refuses Ronaldo's request to use discreet entrance (21:34)
Madrid, Jan 21 (IANS) A Spanish regional court on Monday denied ex-Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo's request to use the facility's garage entrance while attending a sentencing for tax fraud in order to avoid the press.

Swift police action saves woman from being burned alive (21:26)
Patna, Jan 21 (IANS) A quick action by police saved a woman from being burned alive on Monday in Bihar's Bhojpur district.

Iran's Dejagah backs coach Queiroz amid recent controversy (21:12)
Tehran, Jan 21 (IANS) Iran national football team skipper, Ashkan Dejagah, said that it is the time to support Iran's football coach Carlos Queiroz.

Barça's Dembele sidelined for 2 weeks due to injury (21:08)
Barcelona, Jan 21 (IANS) FC Barcelona on Monday announced that its France forward Ousmane Dembele has been diagnosed with a sprained left ankle that would sideline him for about 15 days.

Coming up with my health app soon: Shilpa Shetty (21:08)
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Actress Shipa Shetty Kundra, who is known as a fitness icon in Hindi film industry, says she will launch her health app in a couple of months.

Tomiyasu's header sends Japan into Asian Cup quarterfinals (21:06)
Sharjah, Jan 21 (IANS) Defender Takehiro Tomiyasu on Monday scored Japan's 1-0 winner over Saudi Arabia in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup last-16 encounter held at the Sharjah Stadium here, leading his side to make it through to the quarterfinals.

CBI seeks Centre's nod to prosecute Chidambaram in INX Media case (21:06)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The CBI on Monday said it has sought prosecution sanction against former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P. Chidambaram in its ongoing investigation into the INX Media case for giving Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance to the group in 2007.

DPR on linking Godavari, Cauvery rivers ready: Gadkari (21:04)
Vijayawada, Jan 21 (IANS) The Detailed Project Report (DPR) for linking the Godavari and Cauvery rivers at a cost of Rs.60,000 crore is ready and will be submitted to the cabinet soon, Union Water Resources and River Development Minister Nitin Gadkari announced on Monday.

HC seeks CBI response on wrestler Narsingh Yadav's plea (20:56)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday pulled up the CBI and asked the probe agency to file response on wrestler Narsingh Yadav's plea seeking to expedite investigation into his complaint related to doping filed ahead of 2016 Rio Olympics.

Wife held for murdering husband in Gurugram (20:54)
Gurugram, Jan 21 (IANS) Police have arrested seven people, including the wife of a man, for killing him brutally last week.

Rallyist Aravind sets eyes on Dakar 2020 (20:52)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) After his successful completion of Dakar 2019, Sherco TVS Rally Factory teams Aravind KP has already set his sights on the next edition of the rally and is gearing up to improve his performance.

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