Daily National News Updates

Retired judges should stay away from posts: former SC judge

Thiruvananthapuram , Sep 1

Retired Supreme Court and high court judges should take a two-year "quarantine period" from any posts barring that of a judicial inquiry commission, retired apex court judge K.T. Thomas said Monday.

Markets at record high; Nifty crosses 8,000-mark

Mumbai , Sep 1

A benchmark index of Indian equities markets Monday hit a record high of 26,854.08 points, surpassing its previous high of 26,674.38 points of Aug 28.

Thompson, Stewart sweep 100 metres at Berlin meet

Berlin , Sep 1

Trinidadian Richard Thompson won the men's 100 metres at the ISTAF athletics meet here as the Caribbean swept both sprints.

Green offices make workers happy - and productive

London , Sep 1

Want to be happy and productive at work? Keep a plant next to your computer.

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Chanderpaul, Jeffers amongst runs in warm-up against Bangladesh

Basseterre (St. Kitts) , Sep 1

Shivnarine Chanderpaul warmed up for next week's first Test with a fluent, unbeaten half-century but Shane Jeffers took centrestage with a stunning century, on the second day of the three-day tour match against Bangladesh here.

Himachal school students to get lessons on bourses

Shimla , Sep 1 School students of Himachal Pradesh will be given lessons on the stock market to enable them to get jobs in the financial sector.

Sandro on the spot as Barca find another young hero

Madrid , Sep 1

FC Barcelona found another young hero as a late goal from B-team striker Sandro Ramirez gave them a narrow 1-0 win away to Villarreal to maintain their 100 percent winning start to the Spanish Primera Liga season.

Two goalless draws in German Bundesliga

Berlin , Sep 1

The second round of German Bundesliga season closed with two goalless draws, as spectators in Freiburg and Mainz had very little to cheer about.

Liv Tyler planning more kids

Los Angeles , Sep 1

Actress Liv Tyler, who has nine-year-old son Milo from a previous marriage, says she is "100 per cent planning" on having more children in the future.

Ibra's hat-trick inspires PSG to 5-0 win

Paris , Sep 1

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's hat-trick inspired French Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain to a 5-0 home victory over Saint Etienne, hours after leaders Bordeaux's winning record was ended by a 1-1 draw with Bastia.

Special team in PMO will fast-track Japanese investment: Modi

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Tokyo , Sep 1

Assuring the same quick reaction and proactive response a Japanese investor accorded when he was chief minister of Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday announced a special team in his office to fast-track investments from Japan.

Modi accorded ceremonial welcome in Tokyo, summit talks on

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Tokyo , Sep 1

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was Monday accorded a ceremonial welcome here on the second full day of his five-day visit to Japan, following which India-Japan summit-level talks began.

Jennifer Lawrence's nude photos leaked online

Los Angeles , Sep 1

Actress Jennifer Lawrence's nude photographs are being circulated on the internet space after her phone was reportedly hacked.

Coal block case: Court seeks clarification from CBI

New Delhi , Sep 1

A court here Monday asked the CBI whether the rule of law was followed while allocating coal block to industrialist Kumar Mangalam Birla.

Glucose by-product damages 'good' cholesterol

London , Sep 1

In developments which could lead scientists to hunt for new drugs to fight heart diseases, researchers have discovered that a substance formed from glucose in the body turns "good" cholesterol into "bad", increasing risk of heart diseases.

Robinho recalled to Brazil squad

Rio De Janeiro , Sep 1

Brazil coach Dunga has handed an international recall to former Real Madrid striker Robinho for football friendlies against Colombia and Ecuador.

PSV continue perfect start with fourth victory

The Hague , Sep 1

PSV Eindhoven were the only team to maintain their perfect start of the Dutch Eredivisie football season by beating Vitesse 2-0.

I hardly have time for myself: Hema Malini

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Mumbai , Sep 1

Actress-politician Hema Malini says her multiple responsibilties as a performer, homemaker and her commitment to her constituency Mathura barely leave any time for herself.

Alia Bhatt sets out on 'Shaandaar' journey

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Mumbai , Sep 1

On day one of a new month Monday, actress Alia Bhatt began the shooting for her new film "Shaandaar" with Shahid Kapoor.