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Some banks to soon come out of RBI's PCA framework: Official (Just in)
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 (2 minutes ago)
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 (4 minutes ago)
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) (6 minutes ago)
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 (6 minutes ago)
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 (14 minutes ago)
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 (28 minutes ago)
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.

Operations for rescue of trapped miners in Meghalaya not abandoned, Centre tells SC (20:48)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that it has not abandoned the operations for the rescue of 12 miners trapped in an illegal coal mine flooded with water in Meghalaya saying that it was still hoping for a "miracle" to happen.

National capital JEE topper hopes for seat in IIT Delhi (20:48)
By Nivedita Singh
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) After scoring the highest marks in Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) 2019 (Main) in the national capital, 17-year-old Haryana lad Navneet Jindal now wants to focus on his board examination and is hoping for securing a seat in the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi.

PIL over families dominating political parties (20:42)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A Public Interest Litigation was filed in the Delhi High Court on Monday alleging that a few families are dominating the political scenario of the nation and thwarting the basic mandate of the Constitution.

Three militants killed in Kashmir gunfight (Second Lead) (20:40)
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Three militants were killed on Monday in a daylong gunfight in Jammu and Kashmir's Badgam district.

Netanyahu: Iran to face consequences for threatening Israel (20:38)
Jerusalem, Jan 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday that Iran would face consequences for threatening Israel, hours after Israeli fighter jets struck targets in Syria's capital Damascus.

Rains turn Delhi cool, maximum temperature to fall further (20:34)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Light rains accompanied by winds on Monday turned Delhi pleasantly cool with the maximum temperature dropping to 22 degrees Celsius, against Sunday's 28.7 degrees - warmest January day since 2012.

Indian-American Senator Kamala Harris announces run for President (Lead) (20:30)
By Arul Louis
New York, Jan 21 (IANS) Kamala Harris, a Senator of Indian descent, announced on Monday that she is running for President in the 2020 elections branding herself a "fighter" for the American people.

US-based self-claimed cyber expert says 2014 elections were rigged, poll panel denies allegations (20:24)
London, Jan 21 (IANS) In a sensational claim, a US-based self-claimed cyber expert Syed Shuja on Monday said the 2014 Lok Sabha elections were "rigged" and even claimed that BJP leader Gopinath Munde was "killed" as he knew about the "hacking" of Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), a claim debunked by the Election Commission of India.

Meghalaya says not yet decided to call off rescue operation (20:24)
Shillong, Jan 21 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma on Monday said the government has not yet decided to call off the operations to rescue 15 miners trapped inside a 370 feet deep coal mine for more than a month in East Jaintia Hills district.

'Kejriwal responsible for sanitation worker's death in Delhi' (20:20)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The BJP on Monday held Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal responsible for the death of a sanitation worker in a drain saying that the government was playing with their lives as they are not given protective gear.

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