Just In Mystic Mantra: Love in the truest sense Devotion to Prophets is one of the basic creeds of Islamic faith. ‘Lone wolf’, sniper hits may see a spurt in J&K The epicentre and levers of angst will more and more emanate from within the Valley, as opposed to across the border. Despite win in Pak Punjab, PTI is facing many pitfalls According to news reports, recently the Prime Minister agreed that the MPA development fund in Punjab would be renewed. Do we really gain by restamping history? Names herald the times and change is necessary to resonate with the prevailing culture. But change driven by mere pique is far too expensive. Ulfa rising, act swiftly Together, these measures have come as a godsend to extremist sentiment across Assam, and in the wider Northeast. Fake news is winning the war against facts Extensive research by the BBC World Service has thrown light on what India has known for a while as an incipient problem of fake news. BEd curriculum criteria relaxed Govt feared most institutes wouldn’t fulfil requirements. Kathpalia loses post for failing breathalyser test The DGCA had on Monday suspended his pilot licence for a period of three years after he failed a pre-flight breath-analyser test. Veteran Mary Kom battle ready She enters the mega event as a five-time world champion, an Olympic bronze medallist and an Asian Games gold winner. BJP undermining Nehru’s legacy: Sonia Gandhi Says values integral to Indianness being challenged today. NDMC aims to make schools tobacco-free chool principals have also taken a pledge to stay away from tobacco products and motivate children to do the same. CBI invokes terror charges against Dabholkar’s accused The CBI made a submission to this effect before Judicial Magistrate (first class) S.M.A. Sayyad in Maharashtra on Monday. Woman Maoist carrying Rs 1 lakh reward surrenders Dalmati will be rehabilitated as per the Rehabilitation Scheme of the state government, the SP said. Man duped of Rs 7.50 lakh on promise of job in Russia They said they were looking for a person and could offer him a job. 8 Manipur rebel groups’ ban extended by 5 years Officials claimed that the outfits continued to be involved in terror activities due to which the ban has been extended. Municipal services in suburbs likely to be affected today From Wednesday, it will be implemented in administrative zone-7, which include wards like R-south, R-Central and R-North wards. Now residents of old bldgs can pay tax individually There have also been disputes between the new societies and developers over who will pay property tax. Developer ordered to pay interest from 2014 The MahaRERA had passed judgment in May this year. Experts: Winter expected to arrive in December The maximum temperature recorded on Tuesday was 32.8 degrees, around three degrees less than the temperature of Monday. ‘India, China sent highest number of students to US’ California, New York, Texas, Massachusetts, Illinois, Pennsylvania & Florida top host states. CM, govt officials should be summoned: Prakash Ambedkar Ambedkar made this demand before the commission while representing M.N. Kamble. Dassault CEO says deal clean, Rahul calls it a lie The Prime Minister snatched Rs 30,000 crore from the poor and put it in Anil Ambani’s pocket, Mr Gandhi said in Raipur. Two pose as CBI officers, arrested They threatened a cooperative society owner, demanded Rs 1 crore in bribe. Sharad Pawar slams BJP for its renaming cities drive Pawar wondered if the political leaders giving public statements on the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya had faith in the judiciary. 60 ex-bureaucrats slam CAG over Rafale audit delay The former bureaucrats, including ex-DGP of Punjab Julio Ribeiro and former IAS officer-turned-social activist Aruna Roy. MU to continue with MeritTrac till 2019 winter exams However, as per MU officials, the assessment is doing fine this year, and hence it will continue until the three-year contract expires. Supreme Court agrees to review Sabarimala verdict No stay on entry of women of all ages at the shrine; hearing in open court January 22. Nitin Gadkari to attend road show in city The concession period is 30 years. Broker complains about extortion calls from Pujari The complainant, a resident of Kalwa, received a call from Pujari on November 6. Marathis more prone to diabetes: Study The private centre screened 5,888 people between the ages of 20 to 60 and above from January 2018 to October 2018 for diabetes. Class 10 girl joins Ulfa, rattles Assam Family says was not aware of her plans. Bombay HC grants BMC interim stay on arbitral award As a pilot project to provide such facilities, the BMC issued a public notice in 2008, inviting tenders for the initiative in seven city zones. No relief for Nihalani in plea against CBFC cuts On November 2, the CBFC committee had passed an order asking for various cuts in his movie Rangeela Raja. Marathas’ indefinite fast enters sixth day in city Want govt to revoke all FIRs against them in August stir. BJP blamed for decline in investment Meanwhile, state industries minister Subhash Desai denied charges that Maharashtra had lost its numero uno position. Shiv Sena asks govt to name e-way after founder Interestingly, this is a complete U-turn for the Sena as its leadership had declared its opposition to the Samruddhi Mahamarg. Avni death rocks Cabinet meeting Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray has asked ministers from his party to raise the issue in the Cabinet. Lucknow zoo to be named after Vajpayee A formal announcement is expected to be made on Vajpayee’s birth anniversary on December 25. Indian women’s football team in 2nd round of Qualifiers The team advanced after finishing second in Group C with four points from three matches, behind table toppers Myanmar. Former Lankan pacer charged for fixing offer The 38-year-old has been charged with three counts of breaching the Emirates Cricket Board’s anti-corruption code. Rohit Sharma rested With the seniors playing only the opening game, a separate squad was named for the second and third four-day matches. Sensex rises on energy, bank rally Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty jumped over 100 points to cross the key 10,500 level. Tougher rules for rating firms The latest circular comes in the backdrop of the default by IL&FS that rattled the entire financial markets. Journalist denied bail in laundering, extortion case Additional sessions judge Rakesh Syal denied the relief to Mr Rai, saying the allegations against him were serious. City banquet halls under NGT lens It has also asked the committee to prepare an action plan in this regard within a month. Ban on trucks’ entry into city lifted Pollution remains ‘severe’ as light showers further deteriorates air quality. The write podcasts Authors that speak about their mysteries, and hosts that speak on different genres, it’s time to pod away. Back to the roots Indian-born singer-songwriter Druv Kent returns with a stirring and anthemic brand-new single and an accompanying video shot in India. The Japanese connection The life of Edgar Morris, recipient of the prestigious Japanese honour Order of the Rising Sun, is an inspiration to many. The legacy of a famous surname Are star kids and siblings judged more critically than most? Sahu hopeful of Ranji call up The leg break bowler picked 5/54 and 5/94 to star in 96 runs win over Payyade Sports Club in the three-day final match. BJP: Rename Bijnore as Mahatma Vidur Nagar According to Bijnore district BJP president Rajeev Sisolia, the local party unit would soon write to the state government regarding the matter. Shiv Sena, VHP spar over events in Ayodhya Shiv Sena planning to fight polls from UP. Is the space for working women in India shrinking? The global proportion of working women has been found to be 50 per cent, but, it excludes India. The greatest Indian after the Mahatma? Why Gandhi chose Nehru to lead India Today is the 129th birth anniversary of Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, India’s first Prime Minister. Busy Sunny skips film promos In Bhaiaji Superhit, Sunny will be seen playing a double role and sharing screen space with Preity Zinta, Ameesha Patel and Arshad Warsi. ‘Chintuji wanted all of us complete our reading together’ Paired opposite Rishi Kapoor after ages, Juhi Chawla describes the ailing actor’s professional demeanour at work. Mohalla Assi wins battle with the censor board In the film, Sunny plays a self-righteous priest fighting against the ecological and moral pollution of Varanasi. Aankhen 2 brings Bazmi, Bachchan together After a long wait, director Anees Bazmi gets a chance to make his sequel with his idol Amitabh Bachchan. India to Norway through theatre Ila Arun, who was awarded the Royal Norwegian Order of Merit, Knight 1st Class, tells us about her love for Ibsen, theatre and more. ‘My son shot it, out of self defence’ Amid nation-wide protests over the killing of the tigress in an operation, shooter Nawab Shafath defends his son’s decision to gun down the animal. Declining quality of air causing sickness and discomfort to 89 per cent people in Delhi A majority of the respondents (33.4 per cent) said they accessed air quality information "sometimes" and 12 per cent said "never". Air India sacks top officer Arvind Kathpalia after failing pre-flight alcohol test Kathpalia, who is also an AI board member, was grounded by the airline on Sunday after he tested positive for alcohol. Pakistani intruder shot dead in J&K; had 15 grenades, 2 rifles The infiltration bid comes after series of ceasefire violations by Pak which left 3 army personnel and 3 BSF troopers injured on Friday. JBL launches PartyBox 200, PartyBox 300 premium speakers in India The new speakers combine powerful high-energy sound with vivid lighting effects to create a party experience. Top 5 SaaS platforms revolutionising the audio and voice industries A number of start-ups are relying on developments in artificial intelligence and speech algorithms. Sri Lanka Supreme Court overturns sacking of Parliament by Prez Sirisena The decision was the latest dramatic twist in the crisis that has gripped Sri Lanka since Sirisena sacked PM Wickremesinghe. Kedarnath star Sara Ali Khan wants to imbibe stepmom Kareena Kapoor’s professionalism Daughter of Saif Ali Khan and Amrita Singh, Sara says the way Kareena carries herself is amazing. Psychological effect of obesity hits women twice as hard as men: study Previous reports have suggested that while obesity has doubled in the UK since 1990s, number of people using anti-depressants tripled. Flipkart CEO Binny Bansal resigns after charges of 'misconduct' The investigation did not find evidence to corroborate the complainant's assertions against Binny Bansal. TOH collection day 5: The dismal run of Aamir's film benefits Ayushmann's Badhaai Ho Due to woeful performance of Thugs of Hindostan, cinemas have increased the shows of Ayushmann Khurrana starrer. Absconding Kerala cop, who pushed man in front of car, commits suicide Last week, Harikumar was suspended and booked after he allegedly pushed a 32-year-old man before a moving car. ‘Lord Ayyappa helped us’, Tantri on SC decision to review its Sabarimala order Tantri Kandararu Rajeevaru said today's outcome was due to the blessings of Lord Ayyappa, the presiding deity of the hill shrine. Modi doesn't know that country is run by people, not by single man: Rahul Gandhi Gandhi said as per Modi, development of the country began only after 2014, when he became the prime minister. People, organisations don’t trust anyone with online data From cybercriminals to their own government, employers and even family, people worry about who could access their online life. Wall Street dives into the red, losses sparked by Apple fears Apple had suffered during much of the day, with investors unnerved by slashed sales expectations from the manufacturer of a key component. Disruptive technologies are transforming the IT landscape New headwinds in business practice have put Artificial Intelligence at the very centre of business strategy. Xiaomi is all set for Black Shark in Europe The smartphone is touted to be the world's first liquid cooling handset with temperature reductions of 8 degrees Celsius. SC agrees to review Sabarimala verdict in open court on Jan 22 The apex court has agreed to hear all the 49 review petitions. Sensex rebounds 332 points on easing crude, rupee gains Sensex after resuming a tad higher at 34,846.90 quickly slipped into the negative zone to touch a low of 34,672.20. Intel discloses its power at Supercomputing 2018 Intel also announced momentum for the use of Intel Optane DC Persistent Memory in the HPC arena. To treat or not to treat: Here are the right ways to feed your dog a treat Dog treats are more than just a form of affection and need to be given at the right time and for the right reasons. RBI may keep repo rate unchanged in rest of FY19: report The consumer price index (CPI)-based inflation fell to a one-year low of 3.31 per cent in October 2018. Lapcare introduces 150W, 200W smart car power inverter The device can power more of your mobile gadgets while on the go. China scours social media, erases thousands of accounts Thousands of social media accounts deemed to have posted sensational, vulgar or politically harmful content on the Internet. Technology trends that are changing the face of gaming in India VR adoption which is quite low globally and even more in India depends on that killer game that becomes a must-have. Maruti undertakes service campaign of new Ciaz The exercise will affect 880 units of Ciaz diesel manufactured between August 1, 2018 and September 21, 2018. Akshay Kumar announces Mission Mangal release date, clashes with John and Mouni's films Some days back Akshay Kumar had announced he signed three-film-deal with Fox Star Studios and Cape Of Good Hope. Gold prices fall by Rs 100 on lacklustre demand Gold is trading at Rs 32,050 per 10 grams at the bullion market owing to slackened demand from local jewellers. Married Delhi man, father of 3, kills owl to use as voodoo to attract girl The accused, Kanhaya, a truck driver, was arrested on November 11 after police got tip-off from Animal Welfare Board of India about him. Demonetisation hurt poor, benefited rich: Rahul Gandhi in Chhattisgarh The Modi-led government 'snatched' Rs 30,000 crore from the poor and put it in the pocket of the industrialist, Gandhi said. New cell phone-based tool to detect HIV Early detection of HIV is critical to prevent disease progression and transmission, and it requires long-term monitoring. Actor Rajinikanth backs Modi, says PM 'stronger than 10 persons' The superstar's remarks came amid speculation that opposition parties are looking at a mega-coalition against the Modi government. Hiring activity sees 21 per cent jump in Oct: report The index has been calculated based on job listings added to the site month-on-month. North Korea has been hiding 13-20 nuclear missile bases, US researchers say Researchers say the bases, which are scattered across country, are located in underground facilities tunneled in narrow mountain valleys. SC to hear plea challenging clean chit to PM Modi in Gujarat riots on Nov 19 PIL was filed by Zakia Jafri, widow of ex-Cong MP Ehsan Jafri who was among 69 killed in Gulbarg society massacre. SC to hear Sonia, Rahul Gandhi’s appeal in tax case on Dec 4 The apex court did not issue any notice on their petitions as the Income Tax department was represented by its counsel. IndusInd Bank calls off deal to acquire IL&FS Securities Services IL&FS initiated the process for divesting its stake in IL&FS Securities Services and ISSL. 'Have sought marriage counselling with husband', says Michelle Obama Speaking about her experience with marriage counseling, Michelle Obama explained that she learned to take control of her own happiness. Women cancer patients learn makeup tips in new Egypt workshop The organisers hope to serve 5,000 Egyptian women in the first year, said Dina Omar, a cardiologist and one of the founders of Be Beautiful Goodbye nasty tests, new AI toilets can scan your poop for diagnosis Micron Technology is working on a smart chip that will enable toilets of the future to be artificially intelligent. Johnny Galecki opens up about The Big Bang Theory, says it was time to talk about the ending A prequel spin-off, based on Sheldon's childhood in Texas, Young Sheldon is already in its second season. 'Saudi officer heard Khashoggi murder audio, shocked': Turkey President Turkey President Erdogan said it was clear the murder was planned and that the order came from the top level of Saudi authorities. YouTube VR finally launches on Oculus Go Oculus Go, which is Facebook's take at an entry-level VR device, is priced at USD 199. 'PM Modi plans demonetisation part-II that will shave off 2 pc of GDP': Congress Abhishek Singhvi said that the Modi govt's 'sinister overtures to pounce on the RBI treasury is demonetisation part-II'. Facebook reportedly fired Oculus founder for being pro-Trump Luckey secretly made a USD 10,000 to an anti-Hillary Clinton group which led to his secret departure. Nick Jonas admits to stalking his 'beautiful' fiancée Priyanka Chopra on Instagram A recent photo from Priyanka’s bachelor’s party had Nick gush over his ladylove. Nintendo to suspend Netflix from Wii next year Netflix announced that its Netflix Channel on the Wii will not be available to new members as of July 31, 2018. FD rates up, smaller lenders offer 8.50 per cent HDFC Bank, Punjab National Bank (PNB) and Canara Bank revised their interest rates recently. Astrum unveils gaming mouse MG300 priced at Rs 1,049 The wired 7D optical gaming mouse comes with LED lights and features multiple colour options. 'I don't lie, we chose Ambani ourselves': Dassault CEO Eric Trappier Dassault CEO Eric Trappier also said that he has decreased the price of 36 Rafale jets by 9 per cent. What is more dangerous to heart, bacterial pneumonia or viral pneumonia? Here is what a new study has found. Here are things to consider before getting your first tattoo One must do homework and think about it several times before they get inked to make sure it isn’t impulsive decision. Thank you for being my source of strength: Sonali pens heartfelt note for her husband Sonali Bendre and husband Goldie Behl are celebrating their 16th wedding anniversary today. Apple's Asia suppliers fall amid fears of weak iPhone sales Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd (Foxconn) dropped more than 3 per cent and rival Pegatron Corp fell more than 5 per cent. Union Minister Ananth Kumar to be cremated today with full state honours Several BJP leaders and hundreds of party workers paid their last respects to the departed leader at the party office. Adults report distress with difficulty controlling sexual feelings, says study About 10 pc men, 7 pc women report distress and social impairment associated with difficulty controlling sexual feelings. Tata Sons begins due diligence to buy Jet Airways: report Jet Airways planned to cut flights on less profitable routes and add capacity in more lucrative markets. Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of highest honour Amnesty International said it was revoking Ambassador of Conscience Award it gave Suu Kyi in 2009 while she was still under house arrest. Little respite from high fuel costs despite falling crude oil prices Petrol is being retailed at Rs 77.56 a litre and diesel at Rs 72.31 per litre in Delhi. Sensex up 46 points in choppy trade on better macro-data The 30-share index fell over 140 points in opening trade but soon recovered the lost ground to quote higher by 46.12 points. Industrial growth slips to 4-month low of 4.5 per cent in Sept Retail inflation cools to year-low of 3.31 per cent in October. Rupee recovers 29 paise against dollar in early trade Rupee is trading at 72.60 against US currency in early trade owing to easing global crude oil prices. 62-yr-old Mumbai man hit on head with pressure cooker, dies The victim's son, said to be a schizophrenic, was also inside the flat when it happened. Remembering Stan Lee: Here are Marvel icon's most inspiring quotes As the world mourns and pays tribute to the iconic comic man, we take a look at a few of his most inspirational and celebrated quotes. Apple’s iPhone XS Max on iOS 12.1 gets Jailbreak The Jailbreak does show that it is currently possible to break into Apple’s iOS 12.1. Cyclone Gaja: TN, Puducherry on red alert; 30,500 rescue personnel on standby Cyclonic storm Gaja will cross Tamil Nadu coast between Cuddalore and Pamban on November 15, bringing heavy rainfall coupled with gale wind. Arjun Kapoor, Raj Kumar Gupta wrap India's Most Wanted, actor feels story of the unsung hero needs to be told Arjun, collaborating with Raj Kumar Gupta on the project, will play an intelligence officer for the first time. Anker Soundcore Flare launched for Rs 5,999 The speaker syncs with Soundcore app that allows complete customisation of the Device. Microsoft launches Surface Go with LTE Surface Go LTE is built around Intel’s 8th Gen Intel Core processor on Core i5. Marvel legend Stan Lee passes away; Avengers, Wolverine, Deadpool say goodbye An ambulance was rushed to his Hollywood Hills home on Monday morning, which took to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. RBI Guv met PM Modi on Nov 9 to sort out differences with Centre: report Sources said there are indications that RBI may create special dispensation for lending to small and medium enterprises. SC to consider pleas seeking review of Sabarimala verdict today A batch of 48 petitions seeking review would be considered in-chamber by bench headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi. Is BJP 'dangerous'? Rajini says if Oppn thinks so, must be like that On demonetisation, Rajinikanth said: 'the implementation was flawed. It is a matter that should be discussed in detail.' Stan lee, creator of Spider-Man, X-Men and Marvel comic legend, dies at 95 Lee, the face of comic book culture in the United States, died early Monday in Los Angeles, according to US entertainment outlets Remembering Stan Lee: Tributes pour in for the late Marvel legend Here are some of the ways in which the Marvel Comics legend is being remembered. Cargo mission to space station is set to launch this week The unmanned Cygnus cargo craft will carry 7,500 pounds of groceries, hardware and research. Scientists to swap dusty old kilogram for something more stable The kilogram has been defined since 1889 by a shiny piece of platinum-iridium held in Paris. France to 'embed' regulators at Facebook to combat hate speech The trial project is an example of what Macron has called “smart regulation”. Internet traffic hijack dogs Google Google confirms Monday’s disruption and says it believes the cause was external.