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Akthar demands justice for Nimrita Kumari (5 minutes ago)
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar has joined the online campaign to demand justice for Nimrita Kumari. The campaign was started after the body of the final year student was recovered from her hostel room of Chandka Medical College, in Larkana (Pakistan) on Monday. In the online campaign "#JusticeForNimrita", social media users have demanded an impartial inquiry into the incident.

Kochi's Maradu flats demolition: Kerala to approach SC (5 minutes ago)
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 17 (IANS) Following an all party meeting here on Tuesday to discuss the Supreme Court order to demolish five flats at Maradu in Kochi, the Kerala government has decided to approach the apex court again, it was announced.

D.K. Shivakumar sent to 14-day judicial custody in money laundering case (7 minutes ago)
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HTC appoints former Orange executive Yves Maitre as CEO (9 minutes ago)
Taipei, Sep 17 (IANS) Taiwanese handset maker HTC on Tuesday announced the appointment of former Orange executive Yves Maitre as CEO effective immediately.

SC stays execution in Coimbatore rape, double murder case (Lead) (9 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the execution of a man convicted in a rape and double-murder case in Coimbatore, nine years ago.

Crocodile smuggling gang busted in Mumbai (9 minutes ago)
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) In a first for them, the Thane forest department has busted a gang of crocodile smugglers from Hyderabad and seized two live endangered baby crocodiles, an official said here on Tuesday.

Expect to have physical jurisdiction over PoK someday: EAM (Lead) (11 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) India on Tuesday said that most of the international community understands its position on abolition of special status for Jammu and Kashmir and asserted that New Delhi expects to have "physical jurisdiction" over Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK) someday, since it is a part of India.

Vikram Bhatt unveils official posters of 'Ghost' (13 minutes ago)
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Filmmaker Vikram Bhatt is back with another horror film, after scoring at the box-office with hits like "1920" and "Raaz". He has unveiled the official posters of his upcoming spinechiller, "Ghost".

Babul Supriyo ditches car in traffic jam, takes auto to airport (17 minutes ago)
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Traffic jams in Mumbai are a regular affair during the monsoon and if you are on your way to catch a flight, things can get messy. The latest celebrity to get a taste of the truth is singer and minister of state for environment, forest and climate change, Babul Supriyo.

India to become $10 trillion economy by 2030-32: Rajnath (17 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh said in New Delhi on Tuesday that the goal of the government is to make India a $10 trillion economy by the year 2030-32.

Rajnath to spend 'day at sea' on INS Vikramaditya (23 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will spend a day at sea on board INS Vikramaditya, India's Kiev-class aircraft carrier, in the Arabian Sea after commissioning the INS Khanderi in Mumbai on September 28, Navy Vice Chief Vice Admiral G. Ashok Kumar said on Tuesday.

Johnson's Parliament suspension 'unlawful abuse of power' (23 minutes ago)
London, Sep 17 (IANS) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's motive for proroguing the Commons for five weeks was to avoid the risk of MPs "frustrating or damaging" his Brexit plans and "to silence Parliament for that period", the Supreme Court heard on Tuesday.

Blackstone Group's Rs 2,700 cr deal to buy Coffee Day techpark (25 minutes ago)
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Blackstone Group along with Salapuria Sattva Group has signed a definitive agreement to purchase the Global Village TechPark of debt-laden Coffee Day Enterprises' subsidiary Tanglin Development Ltd at an enterprise value of Rs 2,700 crore.

24.3 mn Lumin PDF users' data posted on hacking forum (25 minutes ago)
San Francisco, Sep 17 (IANS) Details of as many as 24.3 million users of Lumin PDF -- which allows users to share and edit PDF files in real-time -- were leaked on a hacking forum.

Amazon, Flipkart festival sales violate FDI norms: CAIT (25 minutes ago)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Reiterating its demand for ban on festival sales by Amazon and Flipkart, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Tuesday said that the two e-commerce majors are flouting the norms for foreign direct investment (FDI) by carrying out festival sales.

Imran Khan to visit Saudi Arabia on September 19 (25 minutes ago)
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) The Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan, accompanied by Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, will visit Saudi Arabia on September 19, according to Pakistani media reports on Tuesday.

Apple can change manufacturing scenario of India: Dhotre (27 minutes ago)
By Anjana Das
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The government sees iconic companies like Apple and large consumer goods makers like Samsung as big players in electronics who can change the face of manufacturing in India, Minister of State for IT and Telecom Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre has said.

Riz Ahmed, Jameela Jamil say no to Modi event in US (18:28)
Islamabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Hollywood actors Riz Ahmed and Jameela Jamil have said no to the fourth annual GoalKeepers Award ceremony established by the Gates Foundation where Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to receive the ‘Global Goalkeeper Award in the United States.

Gill, Karun star as India A take control on Day 1 (18:28)
Mysuru, Sep 17 (IANS) Shubman Gill and Karun Nair starred as India 'A' took control on Day 1 of their unofficial Test against South Africa 'A'. Gill, who was recently named in the Indian team that will face South Africa in the upcoming three-Test series, scored 92 as he shared a 135-run stand with Karun for the third wicket. India 'A' were comfortably placed at 233/3 at the end of the first day.

Pak behaviour is an aberration: Jaishankar (18:28)
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Tuesday said that Pakistan only offers nice words on fighting cross border terrorism, but does nothing in terms of dismantling the terror network.

Sidharth Malhotra injured after mishap in Kargil (18:28)
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actor Sidharth Malhotra has met with an accident in Kargil, but has assured that he should be better in a few days.

'90s villain Shiva set to make solo debut as director (18:24)
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) Actor Shiva Rindan, best recalled for his numerous villain acts in the eighties and the nineties, is all set to make his solo directorial debut with a film titled "Kandy Twist".

Stokes blasts daily for practising 'lowest form of journalism' (18:24)
London, Sep 17 (IANS) England all-rounder Ben Stokes on Tuesday lambasted an English daily for publishing details about his personal life and family, terming the act as "utterly disgusting" and the "lowest form of journalism".

Lack of sleep does alter fat metabolism (18:18)
London, Sep 17 (IANS) Lack of sleep can be harmful as it can make participants feel less full after eating and metabolise the fat in food differently, says a study, adding to the mounting evidence that how harmful lack of sleep can be.

Andre Russell announces arrival of first baby in unique way (18:16)
Jamaica, Sep 17 (IANS) Star West Indies cricketer Andre Russell and wife Jassym Lora are expecting their first baby soon and the couple recently announced the gender of their baby in a unique way during a party here.

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