US judge temporarily halts deportation of reunited families (00:40)
San Diego, July 17 (IANS) A US district judge in California ruled on Monday that President Donald Trump's administration must wait at least a week before deporting immigrant families reunited after being separated at the border under the "zero tolerance" policy.
EU must help Libya guarantee human rights, process asylum-seekers: Italy (00:30)
Rome, July 17 (IANS/AKI) Europe must aid Libya to stop migrants crossing the Mediterranean from its shores, by helping it uphold human rights and handle requests from African countries for European asylum, Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday.
Tunisian IS supporter deported from Italy (00:28)
Rome, July 17 (IANS/AKI) Italian authorities have deported a 28-year-old Tunisian accused of supporting the Islamic State jihadist group, the Interior Ministry announced.
Modi has become Dhritrashtra, BJP Duryodhan: Congress (00:24)
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Accusing the BJP-led Central government of trying to create a divide among Hindus and Muslims ahead of 2019 elections to polarise the society, the Congress on Monday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has become blind like Mahabharata character "Dhritrashtra" in his pursuit of power.
In constant touch with Irrfan, says Vishal Bhardwaj (00:24)
Mumbai, July 17 (IANS) National award-winning filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, who has worked with actor Irrfan Khan in several films, says that he keeps talking to the actor who is recovering from cancer and is planning to start shooting film with his once he comes back.
Delhi gets rainfall in patches on Monday, similar condition this week (Lead) (00:06)
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Though monsoon clouds covered the national capital's sky on Monday, rain was only seen in patches, and similar conditions are is expected throughout the week, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
Time changing, power now in hand of commoners, not elites: Modi (00:02)
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday made a veiled attack on Congress and some other parties, saying "new ruling elites", born after Independence, controlled politics for generations but the time was changing and people from rural backgrounds were now occupying high constitutional positions.
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Did Congress pay for Manmohan's Rajasthan visits, asks BJP (23:28)
Jaipur, July 16 (IANS) In response to a protest staged by the Congress against the expenses incurred by the BJP government in Rajasthan during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's recent visit to the state, the ruling party on Monday asked if the Congress paid for the visits of former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.
India ranks low in Dell's women entrepreneur friendly cities: Report (23:22)
By Bhavana Akella
Toronto, July 16 (IANS) India's technology hub Bengaluru and capital New Delhi rank 40th and 49th respectively on a list of 50 women entrepreneur-friendly global cities, a report by American computer maker Dell Technologies said on Monday.
Technical problem hits MCX's trading system (23:18)
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Commodity trading bourse Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX) reported a technical problem with its trading system on late Monday evening.
BEL, Swedish Saab to market co-developed radars (23:18)
Bengaluru, July 16 (IANS) Indian defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) and Swedish manufacturer Saab signed an agreement to market radars they co-developed for civilian and defence users, said the state-run firm on Monday.
SRK reveals Katrina's 'Zero' avatar on her birthday (23:16)
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, on his "Zero" co-star Katrina Kaif's birthday on Monday, treated her fans to her first look from the upcoming film -- and pointed out how she has been brave enough to flaunt a different avatar.
Husband of air hostess who fell to her death arrested (Lead) (22:54)
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The husband of an air hostess who fell to her death at her south Delhi home last week was arrested on Monday after questioning, police said.
Action on 'war footing' for conserving Taj Mahal: Government (22:52)
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) After being rapped by the Supreme Court over the condition of the Taj Mahal, the government on Monday said that it will take action on "war footing" to deal with air and water pollution in and around the world-famous 17th-century Mughal monument.
M&A deals increase in H1 2018 to 235, worth over $65 bn: Report (22:48)
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) in the country increased to 235 deals during the first half (H1) of 2018 from 198 deals reported for the corresponding period of last year, a report showed on Monday.
Putin presents Trump with FIFA World Cup’s official ball (22:46)
Helsinki, July 16 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday presented his US counterpart Donald Trump with an official ball of the 2018 FIFA World Cup and wished the American leader a successful organisation of the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
France's World Cup champions arrive in Paris (22:46)
Paris, July 16 (IANS) France's 2018 FIFA World Cup champions arrived in Paris on Monday with their golden trophy in hand, after beating Croatia 4-2 in the final in Moscow.
Businessman, son hacked to death in Indore (22:46)
Indore, July 16 (IANS) A businessman and his son have been brutally murdered in Indore -- the business hub of Madhya Pradesh, police said on Monday.
Modi government anti-women, says Congress leader (22:46)
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) On a day Congress chief Rahul Gandhi wrote to the Prime Minister to seek support for Women's Reservation Bill in Parliament, a woman leader of the opposition party on Monday said the "anti-women" government had betrayed women on all counts.
Legal immigration eases integration: Italian PM (22:38)
Rome, July 16 (IANS/AKI) Only allowing genuine refugees the right to stay aids their integration as their numbers are manageable for the host society, Italy's populist Premier Giuseppe Conte said on Monday.
BEML, L&T to tap export market for defence products (22:36)
Bengaluru, July 16 (IANS) State-run Bharat Earth Movers Ltd (BEML) and Indian multinational Larson & Toubro Ltd (L&T) on Monday signed an agreement to jointly explore export markets for defence products and systems.
India's passenger aircraft fleet will double to 1,100 by 2027: Study (22:32)
Mumbai, July 16 (IANS) International aircraft leasing company Avolon has forecasted that Indias current passenger jet fleet will double to almost 1,100 by 2027.
SC verdict on Tuesday on violence by vigilante groups (22:32)
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court will pronounce its verdict on Tuesday on pleas seeking directions to formulate guidelines to curb vigilantism.
BIMARU states top in non/partially-immunized children: UN agencies (22:30)
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The 'BIMARU' Indian states - Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh - have the highest numbers of partially immunized and non-immunized children, according to UN bodies WHO and Unicef.
Italy to seek EU review of sanctions against Russia, could wield veto (22:22)
Moscow, July 16 (IANS/AKI) The Italian government will ask the European Union to reconsider its sanctions against Russia this year and cannot rule out vetoing the sanctions, Deputy Premier Matteo Salvini said on Monday.