Foreign NBA fans stick to basketball as Lakers take on Nets in a China tweet storm

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Amid a sea of red five-star flags and yellow LeBron James jerseys, the National Basketball Association (NBA) wrapped up its two-game preseason excursion to China in the most politically charged atmosphere the American league has encountered.While the Brooklyn Nets beat the Los Angeles Lakers 91-77 in front of a near-capacity crowd at the 18,000-seat […]

Abrogation of Article 370 has upset Rahul: Adityanath

https://ift.tt/2B7orVi “The abrogation of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir has upset Rahul Gandhi and Pakistan,” said Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath. On his second visit to poll-bound Haryana in recent times, Adityanath targeted the Congress and its former chief Gandhi while addressing rallies in Hisar, Bhiwani, Badli and Jhajjar. Brought to you by […]

Abrogation of Article 370 has upset Rahul: Adityanath

https://ift.tt/2B7orVi “The abrogation of Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir has upset Rahul Gandhi and Pakistan,” said Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath. On his second visit to poll-bound Haryana in recent times, Adityanath targeted the Congress and its former chief Gandhi while addressing rallies in Hisar, Bhiwani, Badli and Jhajjar. Brought to you by […]

Sexual harassment on public transport: the worst place for it, and how cities around the world are combating the menace of predatory men

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J It’s 8am at the Oxford Circus subway station in London and the Central line platforms are teeming with people. Stony-faced business types, rucksack-touting tourists and yawning schoolchildren jostle for space in the rush-hour crush.But among the crowds of commuters is another group waiting to board the train – a covert patrol of plain-clothed police […]

Ireland 47-5 Samoa: Bonus-point win puts Irish into last eight

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Ireland are through to the World Cup quarter-finals after beating Samoa 47-5 in their Pool A match in Fukuoka. Brought to you by BBC. Read more: https://ift.tt/2VBZKd0 * * * * * Breaking news, sport, TV, radio and a whole lot more. The BBC informs, educates and entertains – wherever you are, whatever your […]

Muslim Personal Board optimistic of SC ruling in Babri Masjid favour

https://ift.tt/2VCMgxE The board, which held its working committee meeting at Lucknow’s Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulama on the day, also reiterated its stance that land dedicated to a mosque cannot be altered, changed or transferred in any manner as it is not permitted under Shariat Brought to you by Times of India. Further reading: https://ift.tt/2OHdpOl * […]

Digvijaya goes into damage-control as fissures in Madhya Pradesh Congress come to the fore again

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Poll promise of farm loan waiver is yet to be fulfilled, says Scindia Brought to you by Times of India. Further reading: https://ift.tt/2ONtUsx * * * * * Times of India brings you in-depth analysis of all the latest developments and current affairs with views from leading columnists, editorials from TOI newspaper, interviews, debates, […]

Caterers need help in lean times: Tommy Cheung

Caterers need help in lean times: Tommy Cheung https://ift.tt/eA8V8J The Catering Legislator and ExCo member supported proceeding with the Extradition Bill after the 9-Jun-2019 mass rally, triggering 4 months of chaos and now wants his sector compensated for loss of business. He has disserved them and should resign. Scrap corporate voting and democratise his constituency […]

Muslim Personal Board optimistic of SC ruling in Babri Masjid favour

https://ift.tt/2VCMgxE The board, which held its working committee meeting at Lucknow’s Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulama on the day, also reiterated its stance that land dedicated to a mosque cannot be altered, changed or transferred in any manner as it is not permitted under Shariat Brought to you by Times of India. Further reading: https://ift.tt/2OHdpOl * […]

BJP is obsessed with targeting political opponents: Anand Sharma

https://ift.tt/31fTEAo Addressing a press conference here, Congress leader Anand Sharma alleged that that parties opposed to the BJP were being targeted by the investigating agencies. He also alleged that income tax searches were held on the people, who worked in the party’s accounts department. Brought to you by Times of India. Further reading: https://ift.tt/2MbHYtO * […]

India relaxes e-visa policy for Chinese nationals

https://ift.tt/2OJ6Qei “From October 2019 onwards, Chinese nationals can apply for an e-Tourist visa (e-TV) of a 5-year validity with multiple entries. The visa fee for this 5-year multiple entry e-TV will be $80,” a statement by the embassy reads. Furthermore, it has been decided that the prospective tourists can avail of single-entry 30-day validity e-TV […]

Tamil Nadu, Fujian Province to establish ‘sister-state relations’

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Specifics of opening Chinese consulate in Chennai being worked out: official Brought to you by Times of India. Further reading: https://ift.tt/2M96ko7 * * * * * Times of India brings you in-depth analysis of all the latest developments and current affairs with views from leading columnists, editorials from TOI newspaper, interviews, debates, blogs, polls […]

Supreme Court refuses to dilute prison sentence for milkman

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J He must serve his six-month prison sentence for sellling adulterated milk 25 years ago, it says Brought to you by Times of India. Further reading: https://ift.tt/32aaX75 * * * * * Times of India brings you in-depth analysis of all the latest developments and current affairs with views from leading columnists, editorials from TOI […]

Two govt. officials, road contractor’s employee kidnapped by Naxals in Chhattisgarh

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Two government officials and an employee of a road contractor were kidnapped by Naxals in Chhattisgarh’s insurgency-hit Dantewada district, the polic Brought to you by Times of India. Further reading: https://ift.tt/2OGE269 * * * * * Times of India brings you in-depth analysis of all the latest developments and current affairs with views from […]

RTI a milestone, government committed to suo moto declaration of information: Amit Shah

https://ift.tt/319n5nx Terming RTI as a big milestone and a great step to remove injustice and corruption from the system, Union home minister Amit Shah on Saturday said that the Central government is committed to creating a system where there is enough suo moto declaration of information and the need to file RTI applications itself is […]

Kashmir, Article 370 India’s internal matter: Prasad

https://ift.tt/35rs9a9 Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said Jammu and Kashmir and abrogation of provisions of Article 370 is India’s internal matter. “Nobody in the world made a comment on it, whether it be the US, UK, European Union, Russia or China,” Prasad said. Brought to you by Times of India. Further reading: https://ift.tt/2B6oLUo […]

Quick and QWERTY: phone typists nearly as fast as physical keyboard users, with smart handsets changing the way we type

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Tapping out a message with a finger or two on a smartphone is catching up to the speed of typing on a traditional keyboard.Two-thumbed typists on a mobile phone virtual keyboard generated an average of about 38 words per minute in an experiment researchers describe as the largest to date on mobile typing.That is […]

PM Modi to inaugurate Kartarpur corridor on November 8: Harsimrat Badal

https://ift.tt/2ONjskN Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the much-awaited Kartarpur corridor, connecting the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Punjab’s Gurdaspur with Darbar Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan, on November 8. Brought to you by Times of India. Further reading: https://ift.tt/2OGxZyt * * * * * Times of India https://ift.tt/2hJjhqE

PM Modi to inaugurate Kartarpur corridor on November 8: Harsimrat Badal

https://ift.tt/2ONjskN Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the much-awaited Kartarpur corridor, connecting the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Punjab’s Gurdaspur with Darbar Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan, on November 8. Brought to you by Times of India. Further reading: https://ift.tt/2OGxZyt * * * * * Times of India https://ift.tt/2hJjhqE

China and India agree to set up mechanism for high-level trade talks

https://ift.tt/eA8V8J The two countries agree to explore the possibility of forming a manufacturing partnership Brought to you by Times of India. Further reading: https://ift.tt/2OG2TqP * * * * * Times of India brings you in-depth analysis of all the latest developments and current affairs with views from leading columnists, editorials from TOI newspaper, interviews, debates, […]

Modi, Xi inject new momentum in Sino-India ties, decide to set up new mechanism for boosting trade

https://ift.tt/35ve63e India and China on Saturday resolved to start a new chapter of cooperation while prudently managing their differences, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed several key issues, including ways to enhance trade and investment and confidence building measures, during their nearly seven-hour one-on-one talks. Brought to you by Times […]

PM Modi thanks people of Tamil Nadu for their warmth, hospitality showered during Mamallapuram summit

https://ift.tt/3261aii “A special Thank You to my sisters and brothers of Tamil Nadu. As always, their warmth and hospitality was outstanding. It’s always a delight to be among the people of this dynamic state. I also thank the Government of Tamil Nadu for their efforts in organising the Summit in Mamallapuram,” tweeted Prime Minister Modi. […]

You will run govt or cook? Sharad Pawar on Shiv Sena’s Rs 10 meal promise

https://ift.tt/2VzBMPw At a campaign rally at Barshi in Solapur district, NCP chief Sharad Pawar reminded that in the 1990s, the first Shiv Sena-BJP alliance government had started centres to sell zunka-bhakar, a rural staple, at subsidized price. “…Are people asking you to run the state or to cook meals?” Pawar asked. Sena promised to provide […]