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Politician, former BCCI V-P Kamal Morarka passes away
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Kamal Morarka -- Union Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office of Chandra Shekhar in 1990-91, businessman, and cricket administrator -- died on Friday, aged 74, after brief illness.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
T20 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Jackson ton in Puducherry win (Round-up)
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Puducherry captain Sheldon Jackson scored an unbeaten 106 off 50 balls as he led his team to a four-wicket win over Andhra in the T20 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy here on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
UN to restart negotiations for Security Council reform on Jan 25
United Nations, Jan 15 (IANS) The stalled negotiations for reforming the Security Council will restart on January 25, General Assembly President Volkan Bozkir said on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Defence/Security
Former Union Minister Kamal Morarka passes away
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Eminent industrialist and former Union Minister Kamal Morarka passed away here, on Friday evening. He was 74.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
13 highways to be built in north Karnataka: Gadkari
Bengaluru, Jan 15 (IANS) A total of 13 national highways covering 847 km would be built in north Karnataka at a cost of Rs 21,000 crore, Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Andhra to launch vaccination at 332 locations on Saturday
Amaravati, Jan 15 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh government has identified 332 locations in the state to launch the coronavirus vaccination programme, as part of Saturday's nation-wide mega rollout of the vaccine.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
My book on 'Operation Lotus' will be out soon: K'taka BJP leader
Hubballi, Jan 15 (IANS) Peeved over missing cabinet berth, Karnataka BJP leader A. H. Vishwanath on Friday said that he would soon release a book titled - Bombay Days - a tell-all book, on how the BJP carried out 'Operation Lotus' to come to power in 2019.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Three killed while flying kites in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Jan 15 (IANS) Three persons, including two children, died while flying kites, in separate incidents since Thursday in Hyderabad, police said on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Raided CBI officers were sharing probe info with accused: FIR
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The four Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officials, who have been booked for corruption, had allegedly received bribes to extend favours to at least two private companies being probed for bank fraud, the agency said in its FIR.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
First-ever bus service in Arunachal border area flagged off
Itanagar, Jan 15 (IANS) Over seven decades after India's independence, the first-ever passenger bus service was flagged off on Friday in the Roing-Anini route in Arunachal Pradesh's Dibang Valley district along the China border, officials said.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Railways allows e-catering facility at selected stations
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Indian Railways on Friday allowed e-catering services to resume at selected railway stations.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Dr Reddy's receives approval for Phase 3 clinical trial of Sputnik vaccine
Hyderabad, Jan 15 (IANS) Pharma major Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd on Friday announced that it has received approval from the Drugs Control General of India (DCGI) to conduct Phase 3 clinical trial for the Sputnik V vaccine in India.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Sonia calls meet of Kerala leaders after local polls debacle
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi has called a meeting of party leaders from Kerala next week to discuss the upcoming Assembly polls in wake of the setback the party received in the recent local body polls, sources said.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
East Bengal salvage 1-1 draw against Kerala Blasters
Vasco (Goa), Jan 15 (IANS) Scott Neville's stunning header in the dying minutes of the match, helped SC East Bengal salvage a point against Kerala Blasters in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Tilak Maidan stadium on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Rooney retires, becomes full-time manager at Derby County
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Manchester United and England great Wayne Rooney retired to become full-time manager at English second-tier team Derby County, the club said on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Amit Shah on 2-day visit to K'taka from Jan 16
Bengaluru, Jan 15 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will be on a two-day visit to Karnataka from Saturday, during which he will launch several projects besides addressing a political rally in Belagavi district.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Northeast gears up for vaccination drive
Guwahati/Agartala/Imphal, Jan 15 (IANS) The eight northeastern states are geared up to start the first phase of Covid vaccination drive on Saturday along with the rest of the country, ministers and officials said on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
Odisha gets over Rs 1.25 lakh cr investment despite Covid
Bhubaneswar, Jan 15 (IANS) Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday said Odisha has received an investment of over Rs 1.25 crore since February 2020 despite Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy,Politics
Bengaluru air show to be first hybrid aerospace expo
Bengaluru, Jan 15 (IANS) The 13th edition of Aero India 2021 here on February 3-5 would be the world's first hybrid aerospace and defence expo amid the coronavirus pandemic, an official said on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Defence/Security
15 linked to TDP, BJP held over Andhra temple incidents
Amaravati, Jan 15 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh police arrested 13 people linked to the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) and two people linked to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for their alleged role in cases pertaining to temple attacks, the Director General of Police Gautam Sawang said on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
EC tells states not to victimise electoral officers
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Election Commission has asked states not to victimise their electoral officers.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Ageing of India's workforce not favourable for strong recovery'
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Higher job lossses among those below the age of 40 years has resulted in an ageing workforce, which is not favourable for a strong recovery of the Indian economy, according to the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE).
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Malware and fraud syndicate busted, two Chinese among 12 held
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Delhi Police's Cyber Cell has busted a transnational malware and fraud syndicate, cheating unsuspecting people with offers of lucrative returns on an online multi-level marketing campaign, and arrested 12 including two Chinese and a Tibetan national, police said on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
I-League: Imphal's NEROCA, TRAU play out 1-1 draw
Kalyani (West Bengal), Jan 15 (IANS) Imphal's local rivals, North Eastern Re-Organising Cultural Association (NEROCA) FC and Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) FC, played out a 1-1 draw in the I-League at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Bharti-led OneWeb gets investment from SoftBank, Hughes Network
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) OneWeb, the Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications company jointly owned by the UK government and Bharti Global, secured additional funding from SoftBank Group Corp and Hughes Network Systems LLC, bringing its total funding to $1.4 billion.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
10 RFQ applications come for CSMT Railway Station redevelopment
New Delhi/Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation Ltd. (IRSDC) has received 10 Requests for Qualification (RFQ) for redevelopment of Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Railway Station (CSMT), an official statement said on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
51st edition of IFFI gets underway on Saturday
Panaji, Jan 15 (IANS) India's biggest and oldest international film event, the 51st edition of the International Film Festival of India, gets underway on Saturday in Goa and will be inaugurated at the hands of Southern filmstar Sudeep.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz
Ace shooters Saurabh, Manu win T1 air pistol trials
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's talented shooter Saurabh Chaudhary and Haryana's Manu Bhaker on Friday aced the T1 men's and women's 10metre air pistol trials, respectively, at Dr Karni Singh range here.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Biden names Vidur Sharma Covid testing adviser
New York, Jan 15 (IANS) US President-elect Joe Biden on Friday named health policy expert Vidur Sharma as the testing adviser on his Covid-19 Response Team.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,Diaspora
4,000 healthcare workers to get Covid vaccine on first day in Telangana
Hyderabad, Jan 15 (IANS) The stage is set for Covid-19 vaccination rollout in Telangana where 4,000 healthcare workers in government-run facilities will receive the first dose on Saturday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Piramal Group wins bid for DHFL with 94% votes
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Piramal Group has won the bid to take over Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd (DHFL), sources said.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
This year's edition of IFFI is special: Javadekar
Panaji, Jan 15 (IANS) Union Minister Prakash Javadekar, in Goa to participate in the International Film Festival of India (IFFI), said the latest edition of the festival, beginning in the state capital from Saturday, is special. "As many as 224 films from 60 countries will feature in the festival. The event is really important from the of art and culture perspective. For the first time, owing to Covid-19, this year's edition is being organised in a hybrid format. So, people will also be able to watch it online," he explained.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
Rare Bonsai plant stolen from ex-DGP's house in Hyderabad recovered
Hyderabad, Jan 15 (IANS) Hyderabad police on Friday recovered a rare bonsai plant stolen from residence of former Andhra Pradesh police chief V. Appa Rao and arrested a person.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Punjab CM writes to Modi on free Covid-19 vaccine for poor
Chandigarh, Jan 15 (IANS) Even as he prepared to kickstart the process of vaccination of 1.74 lakh health workers, with 40,000 to be covered every day over the next five days in the first phase, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking free vaccine delivery to the poor population of the state.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Gram panchayat polls litmus test for Thackeray govt's performance
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) A mini-general election at the grassroots level was completed without major incidents in 14,234 Gram Panchayats across 34 of Maharashtra's 36 districts (except Mumbai and Mumbai Suburban districts) for 125,709 seats, officials said on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Swara Bhasker: Picking roles that span across genres important to me
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Actress Swara Bhasker says picking roles that span across genres has always been important to her.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
PIB slams NDTV for 'erroneous' reporting on paddy procurement
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Press Information Bureau (PIB) on Friday slammed the NDTV news channel for erroneous and malafide news reporting regarding procurement of rice and demanded it retract the news whose sole purpose seemed to be that of spreading misinformation.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media
South Africa name 21-member squad for Pakistan tour
Johannesburg, Jan 15 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) named a 21-member squad for the tour of Pakistan where they will play two Tests and three T20Is beginning January 26. The squad will leave for Karachi late on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Ridhima makes winning start to 2021 WPGT
Bengaluru, Jan 15 (IANS) Ridhima Dilawari carded a third straight under par round to complete a start-to-finish win in the first leg of the 2021 Women's Pro Golf Tour (WPGT) at the Prestige Golfshire in Bengaluru. Ridhima added a one-under 71 to the cards of 71-67 she had earlier and finished the week with a total of seven-under 209, giving her a comfortable five-short win over Pranavi Urs (70).
2021-01-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Golf
Karnataka readies to vaccinate Covid warriors
Bengaluru, Jan 15 (IANS) All arrangements have been made to begin vaccinating 16-lakh Covid warriors at 243 centres across Karnataka from Saturday, said state Health Minister K. Sudhakar on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Shilpa Shetty offers fans a glimpse of her hydroponic farm
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty on Friday gave a sneak peek of her hydroponic or soil-less farm to fans. Shilpa revealed that she has grown vegetables of her salad in just 25 days in the farm, which is her newfound passion.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Amid profit booking, valuation concerns, market end deep in red (2nd Ld)
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Indian stock market, which has off late been on a bull run, plunged on Friday as traders took to profit booking amid concerns of high valuations.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mrinal Dutt to lead 'Cargo' famed Aarti Kadav's upcoming short film
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Budding actor Mrinal Dutt plays the lead in Aarti Kadav's new short film, 55km/sec. Kadav won wide directing the OTT-released film Cargo last year.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Delhi CA held by CGST officials for passing on fake ITCs
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) In the ongoing campaign against fake and bogus invoices and the resultant availment of inadmissible ITC, officers of the Central Goods and Service Tax (CGST) Commissionerate, Delhi (East) have detected a case of issue of fake bills of about Rs 79.5 crore.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Odisha set to start Covid-19 vaccinations at 161 sites
Bhubaneswar, Jan 15 (IANS) Odisha is all set to start Covid-19 vaccinations at 161 centres across 30 districts on Saturday, officials said.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Cong to focus on quality of seats rather than quantity in Bengal: Sources
New Jan 15 (IANS) The Congress in West Bengal is engaged in seat-sharing talks with the Left Parties for the upcoming polls, while the TMC has appealed to Left and the Congress to join hands with them but the Congress and Left have ignored the call while Congress leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury advised Mamata Banerji to talk to Sonia Gandhi.
2021-01-15
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
Cracks appearing on drier Gabba pitch, danger for India
Brisbane, Jan 15 (IANS) India could be in for a tough time on the Gabba wicket that is expected to break as the fourth and the final Test against Australia progresses.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Devoleena Bhattacharjee to enter Bigg Boss 14: Reports
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Television actress Devoleena Bhattacharjee, who was a contestant on Bigg Boss 13, is all set to enter the 14th season of the controversial reality show.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Lahiri T-72 in first tournament of 2021
Honolulu (Hawaii), Jan 15 (IANS) India's Anirban Lahiri carded one-under 69 to end the first day of the Sony Open in Hawaii tied 72nd. Lahiri started his first tournament of the year on the back nine with two birdies on the 12th and 18th holes and one bogey in the 16th at the Waialae Country Club.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Golf
Hemant Ghai case: Repeated pattern on 90 occasions with Rs 100 cr traded value, says SEBI
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The investigation by SEBI into the alleged manipulative trading by former CNBC Awaaz anchor Hemant Ghai found that the "repeated pattern carried out on 90 occasions aggregating gross traded value of over Rs 100 crore rules out that it can be due to coincidence."
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Poonacha to meet Dev, Sai to clash with Soha for tennis titles
Bengaluru, Jan 15 (IANS) Top seed Nikki Poonacha of Telangana will clash with second seed Prajwal Dev of Karnataka for the men's title while Tamil Nadu's seeded second Sai Samhitha Chamarthi will take on host third seed Soha Sadiq of Karnataka in the final of the women's category of the Rs.2 lakh prize money All India Tennis Association Championship.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Maanvi Gagroo on 'Four More Shots Please!' season 3: We owe this one to fans
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Actress Maanvi Gagroo says the cast and crew of the popular web series Four More Shots Please! dedicates the upcoming third season to fans who have showered much love in the previous two seasons.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sweeper, two medical workers to be vaccinated in Delhi CM's presence
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) A doctor, nurse and a sweeper will be vaccinated in the presence of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal during the coronavirus vaccine drive at Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan (LNJP) Hospital on January 16.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Andhra reports only 94 new corona cases, 232 more recoveries
Amaravati, Jan 15 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh registered only 94 new coronavirus cases, increasing the state's total tally to 8.85 lakh, even as 232 more patients recovered from the virus.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
PM Modi accepts social media picture challenge, tweet goes viral
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday responded to a user's unique challenge on social media platform Twitter and also described the exact source of the picture with the city's name.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nitish loses cool after being asked about rising crime graph in Bihar
Patna, Jan 15 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar lost his cool on Friday after he was asked questions about the rising crime graph in Bihar.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Sudhir Mishra: Films are judged like political essays
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Filmmaker Sudhir Mishra feels films these days are judged like political essays, with no regard to the craft of storytelling.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Urvashi Rautela, Mahesh Manjrekar join 'Inspector Avinash' cast
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Actors Urvashi Rautela, Mahesh Manjrekar and Rajneesh Duggal have joined the cast of the web series, Inspector Avinash, starring Randeep Hooda in the title role.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Shun Pfizer's mRNA Covid vax after Norway deaths: Chinese media
Beijing, Jan 15 (IANS) In a disturbing news coming ahead of India beginning its mass vaccination drive from Saturday, Chinese publication Global Times on Friday said that health experts in the country have called on Norway and other countries to suspend the use of Pfizer's mRNA-based Covid-19 vaccine, after at least 23 deaths were reported by the local news outlets post-vaccination.
2021-01-15
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
5,624 new corona cases in Kerala, positivity rate 8.94%
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 15 (IANS) As many as 5,624 more persons tested positive for coronavirus in Kerala on Friday while 4,603 patients recovered from the disease, Health Minister KK Shailaja's office said in a statement here.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Live-in partner held for woman's murder in Gurugram
Gurugram, Jan 15 (IANS) Sleuths of the Gurugram police have arrested a live-in partner for the murder of a woman whose body was found in her rented accommodation in Basai Enclave on January 10. The duo had been staying together for the last two months.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Forget Telegram, Signal: IS terrorists in India, abroad using much more secure Threema (Ld)
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Amid the debate over privacy concerns, several people are switching to Telegram and Signal from WhatsApp. However, terrorists in India and abroad are using a much more advanced secure messaging platform to communicate with their counterparts across the globe without being traced and without leaving any digital footprint, a National Investigation Agency (NIA) probe has revealed.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
With One Nation One Ration Card reform, TN can borrow more
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Tamil Nadu has become the 11th state in the country to successfully undertake "One Nation One Ration Card system" reform stipulated by the Finance Ministry, and has become eligible to mobilise additional financial resources of Rs 4,813 crore through Open Market Borrowings.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
MCD employees continue stir, threaten to boycott vaccine duty
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Even after the Delhi government announced to provide Rs 938 crores to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi to pay pending salaries of its employees, MCD employees sitting on indefinite strike for the last one week were yet to call off their protest. Instead, MCD employees on Friday staged a protest against the Delhi government at the Civic Centre to again demand their pending dues.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
When Farah Khan had a retro dance with cousin Farhan Akhtar
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Choreographer-filmmaker Farah Khan on Friday shared a throwback moment with actor and cousin Farhan Akhtar, where they are seen dancing and flaunting retro hairstyles.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Dakar Rally: Benavides secures 2nd consecutive title for Honda
Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Jan 15 (IANS) Argentine rider Kevin Benavides won his first Dakar Rally title on Friday, giving Honda back-to-back wins in the prestigious rally raid event in Saudi Arabia. Benavides's team mate Ricky Brabec, who won the title last year, secured second place in the overall standings.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Sports,Motorsports
Sidharrth Sipani: I want to bring more discipline to my work
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Actor Sidharrth Sipani, who is known for his role in the show Zindagi Ki Mehek, says he wants to bring more discipline to his work. Sidharrth is currently working on a short film for the web titled Fariha, co-starring Subuhii Joshii.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Himachal schools to resume teaching from Feb 1, Feb 15
Shimla, Jan 15 (IANS) With a decline in the number of new coronavirus cases, Himachal schools that follow a summer break pattern will resume classroom teachings from February 1 and those which close in winters will start functioning from February 15.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
4th Test: Spectators call Siraj, Sundar 'bloody grub' at Gabba
Brisbane, Jan 15 (IANS) Some spectators at the Gabba on Friday called India bowlers Mohammed Siraj and Washington Sundar "bloody grub" on the first day of the fourth Test against Australia, less than a week after racist abuse allegations directed at the bowler during the third Test in Sydney.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Maha's mini-general polls to test Thackeray's MVA govt
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) A mini-general election at the grassroots level was completed without major incidents in 14,234 Gram Panchayats across 34 of Maharashtra's 36 districts (except Mumbai and Mumbai Suburban districts), officials said on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Tough road ahead for Chinese Covid vaccine after fall in efficacy rate
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Countries around the world are becoming increasingly skeptical of the Chinese Sinovac Biotech Covid-19 vaccine, the efficacy rate of which has reportedly fallen dramatically over the past few days. A latest study in Brazil, a country where the largest trial of the Chinese vaccine is being carried out, has revealed that the efficacy rate of the CoronaVac vaccine is just over 50 per cent, a massive fall from the 78 per cent initially projected.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Hyderabad FC face high-flying Mumbai City (Match Preview 60)
Bambolim (Goa), Jan 15 (IANS) Hyderabad FC recorded dominant wins against Chennaiyin and NorthEast United in their last two matches but now face the daunting prospect of facing the high- flying Mumbai City FC at the GMC Stadium on Saturday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
I-T Dept conducts searches in Kolkata
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Income Tax Department carried out search and survey operations on January 13 on persons and entities engaged in the business of hotels, real estate, automobiles, financing and wholesale trade in fruits etc. at Kolkata.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Centre may intimate qualified bidders for Air India by Jan 30
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Centre is likely to intimate the qualified bidders for national carrier Air India by the end of the month, as the evaluation of the expressions of interest (EoI) is still underway, official sources said.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CBI books 2 firms for cheating banks of Rs 340 cr, raids 6 places
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The CBI said on Friday that it had registered cases against two companies based in NCR as well as Karnal in Haryana on the charge of cheating banks of more than Rs 340 crore and carried out searches at six locations.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Yash Tonk: Feels great to be back shooting for TV show again
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Actor Yash Tonk is back to facing the camera after a break for a TV show, and he says he is enjoying the experience.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Driest' Gabba wicket showing cracks, danger ahead for India
Brisbane, Jan 15 (IANS) India could be in for a tough time on the Gabba wicket that is expected to break as the fourth and the final Test against Australia progresses.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Lack of managers keeps India's businesses small: Study
New York, Jan 15 (IANS) Most firms in India and other developing countries are family owned and often shun outside managers and that is why even successful businesses fail to grow in such countries, a new study suggests.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
I-League: Real Kashmir beat Chennai City 2-0
Kolkata, Jan 15 (IANS) Goals from Dipanda Dicka and Lalrindika Ralte helped Real Kashmir beat Chennai City 2-0 in the I-League at the Mohun Bagan Ground on Friday. Chennai dominated possession throughout the game but were unable to break through the Kashmir defence.
2021-01-15
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
DIVINE: 'Jungle mantra' reflect the tale of rebellion
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Rapper DIVINE says he felt a personal connection with his latest track, Jungle mantra, which reflects rebellion and opportunity. The track is part of the soundtrack of the upcoming film The White Tiger, and DIVINE recorded the song with American rappers Vince Staples and Pusha T.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Vineet Kumar Singh learnt pottery for 'Aadhaar'
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Actor Vineet Kumar Singh says he learnt pottery for his upcoming film Aadhaar, adding that he has now become a pro at the art of making pots.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Akull: 'I love creating songs that are relatable'
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Singer-composer Akull has unveiled a new track titled Faraar. He says he loves to create songs that are relatable, and have unique and fresh flavours of music.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Aniruddh Dave set to welcome his 'bundle of joy'
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Actor Aniruddh Dave is all set to welcome his first child with wife Shubhi Ahuja. He says it is time for him to put on his real-life hero hat.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Andhra pastor arrested for 7-year-old derogatory video
Amaravati, Jan 15 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Police Criminal Investigation Department (CID) officials have arrested a pastor, Praveen Chakravarthy, for allegedly featuring in a 7-year-old video in which he declared that he had kicked tree Gods and stone Gods.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Over 22 bn records exposed in data breaches in 2020: Report
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Over 22 billion records were exposed worldwide amid 730 publicly disclosed data breaches in 2020, a new report revealed on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Amit Sadh 'salutes brave soldiers' on Army Day
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Actor Amit Sadh, who plays Kargil war hero Major Deependra Singh Sengar in an upcoming web series Jeet Ki Zid, offered his best wishes to the brave officers of the Indian Army on the occasion of Army Day on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India all set for world's largest vaccination drive (Curtain-raiser)
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Almost a year after reporting the first case of deadly coronavirus, which has claimed over 1.5 lakh lives in India till now, the country is set to witness a historic moment on Saturday with the commencement of the eagerly-awaited vaccination drive against the dreaded disease.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
50 days after abduction, police recover trader's body in Tripura
Agartala, Jan 15 (IANS) The Tripura police on Friday recovered the body of a trader 50 days after he was kidnapped at gunpoint by terrorists from the northern part of the state, officials said.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Move over Maharashtra, Maratha politics is Goa's flavour of the season
Panaji, Jan 15 (IANS) Maratha, a word synonymous with Maharashtra politics, is increasingly gaining currency in Goa's political battleground against the backdrop of an ongoing sparring match between two Maratha leaders: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant and Health Minister Vishwajit Rane.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Akshay Kumar celebrates Army Day playing volleyball with jawans
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Bollywood supertar Akshay Kumar celebrated Army Day on Friday by playing a game of volleyball with jawans.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Recall proposed changes to law on tobacco products: Retailers
Chandigarh, Jan 15 (IANS) Retailers from Punjab and Haryana selling tobacco and related products on Friday staged a protest in Panchkula near Chandigarh, demanding the recall of the proposed amendments to the law on cigarettes and other tobacco products as they threaten to further hit the livelihoods of 'petty traders'.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Business/Economy
Maoist carrying Rs 15-lakh reward surrenders in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Jan 15 (IANS) A Maoist guerrilla carrying Rs 15 lakh reward on his head surrendered to the police in Chatra district in Jharkhand on Friday, officials said.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Xiaomi may bring 80W wireless charging to the Mi 11 Pro
Beijing, Jan 15 (IANS) Xiaomi is planning to launch the Pro version of its recently announced flagship smartphone Mi 11 with a new report which has claimed that the device would have a 80W fast charging support.
2021-01-15
Category: International, China,Technology
Triple Oscar winner Vittorio Storaro to get IFFI Lifetime Achievement Award
Panaji, Jan 15 (IANS) Triple Oscar winner Italian cinematographer Vittorio Storaro will be honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award at the 51st edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI).
2021-01-15
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Joe Root scores big ton, helps England gain sizeable lead over SL
Galle, Jan 15 (IANS) England captain Joe Root scored an unbeaten 168 as his team ended the second day of the first Test against Sri Lanka at 320 for four. The visitors are 185 runs ahead of Sri Lanka. Wicketkeeper-batsman Jos Buttler was at the crease on seven with Root.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
VAIO launches two new laptops in India
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Japan-based laptop brand VAIO, that once wooed Indian consumers with its sleek design, on Friday unveiled two new laptops in the country. The new laptops -- E15 and SE14 -- priced at Rs 66,990 and Rs 84,690, respectively would be available on Flipkart from January end.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
President Kovind donates Rs 5 lakh for Ram Temple construction
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind has given the first donation for the construction of the grand Ram temple at Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh. He donated Rs 5,00,100 to a joint delegation of office bearers of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) and the Ram Mandir Trust at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Religion
Tamil Maanila Congress leader Gnanadesikan passes away
Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) Senior Tamil Maanila Congress (TMC) leader and former Member of Parliament B.S. Gnanadesikan died at a private hospital here on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Railways kept Khadi going with Rs 49-cr order during lockdown
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Even as the coronavirus pandemic halted most of the mail, express and passenger trains from operating across the country, the Indian Railways kept on providing fuel to the Khadi artisans by placing a purchase order worth Rs 49 crore with the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC), officials said on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Wild buffalo shot dead after it killed two people in Assam
Guwahati, Jan 15 (IANS) A wild buffalo was shot dead by security personnel after it killed two people and injured two others in Biswanath district in northern Assam bordering Arunachal Pradesh, officials said on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
Two staff members in England's hotel in Galle test Covid positive
Galle (Sri Lanka), Jan 15 (IANS) Two staff members at the hotel in Galle where members of the England cricket squad are residing during their tour of Sri Lanka have reportedly tested positive for Covid-19.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Pune land deal: ED grills NCP's Khadse for 7 hours
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate on Friday questioned Nationalist Congress Party leader Eknath Khadse for nearly 7 hours in connection with a Pune MIDC land deal case, official sources said here on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Stalemate over farm laws continues, next meeting on Jan 19
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The ninth round of talks between the government and the agitating farmers ended inconclusively on Friday. The next round of meeting has been scheduled for January 19.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'What killed Maradona?' shows the flipside of life of a football god
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Diego Maradona's death on November 2, 2020 was followed by a flood of tributes from around the world and all walks of life. His death had been attributed to a heart attack but it wasn't this alone that caused arguably the greatest footballer of all time to die at the age of 60.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Mumbai businessman nabbed for Rs 31 cr GST fraud
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) In another crackdown, Maharashtra Goods and Services Tax (GST) sleuths arrested a businessmen in connection with an alleged Rs 31 crore GST fraud, a statement said on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala FM presents Budget, aims to generate 8 lakh jobs (Ld)
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 15 (IANS) Kerala Finance Minister TM Thomas Isaac on Friday presented the state's Budget of the Pinarayi Vijayan-led LDF government in the Assembly, promising to generate eight lakh employment opportunities in the state.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Martyrs' tales to be digitalised in UP
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) The stories of the martyrs who have sacrificed their lives for the country's independence, will now be accessible from any corner of the world at one click.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
SC to take up pleas connected to farm laws on Monday
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Supreme Court is likely to hear on Monday the pleas challenging the three farm laws and also the pleas seeking the removal of farmers camping at various Delhi borders.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Chinese health experts call to shun Pfizer's mRNA-based Covid vaccine
Beijing, Jan 15 (IANS) Amid the news of deaths of 23 elderly Norwegian people who received Pfizer's mRNA-based Covid-19 vaccine, Chinese health experts have called on Norway and other countries to suspend the use of it, especially among elderly people due to the vaccines' safety uncertainties.
2021-01-15
Category: International, China,National,Health/Medicine
Nepal approves Covishield vaccine for emergency use
Kathmandu, Jan 15 (IANS) Ahead of signing a major Covid vaccine deal with India, probably on Friday, Nepal's Department of Drug Administration (DDA) has given permission for the emergency use of India-made coronavirus vaccine Covishield in the country.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Nepal,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Health/Medicine
Kerala FM creates history for marathon Budget speech
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 15 (IANS) Kerala Finance Minister TM Thomas Isaac on Friday created history by delivering a marathon speech spanning 3 hours and 17 minutes while presenting the state Budget in the Assembly.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Mobile numbers of WhatsApp on Web users found on Google Search
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) As WhatsApp faces intense scrutiny over its upcoming data and privacy policy in India and elsewhere, another user data violation has been reported, this time on the WhatsApp on Desktop (Web) application, allegedly exposing personal mobile numbers via indexing on Google Search.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Esha Gupta flaunts perfect hourglass figure in new post
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Bollywood actress Esha Gupta on Friday shared a stunning picture flaunting perfect curves in a post she has shared on social media.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Talks underway: Farmers feast on 'langar' delicacies
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The ninth round of talks between protesting farmer organisations and Union ministers to end the deadlock on agriculture laws are underway at Vigyan Bhavan in Delhi. Meanwhile, when it was time for lunch, a 'langar' was sent by the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee for the farmer leaders.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rishi Kapoor's last film 'Sharmaji Namkeen' to release on his b'day: Reports
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Late actor Rishi Kapoor's last film, Sharmaji Namkeen, is being readied for a big screen release on his birth anniversary on September 4. The shoot of the film is still pending, and actor Paresh Rawal has agreed to complete Kapoor's incomplete portions.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
4th Test: Siraj again subjected to unruly crowd behaviour at Gabba
Brisbane, Jan 15 (IANS) Right-arm fast bowler Mohammed Siraj on Friday once again found himself at the receiving end of rude behaviour from spectators as he was repeatedly labelled a "grub" by a group on the opening day of the fourth and final Test between Australia and India at the Gabba.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
13 killed in K'taka road mishap, PM condoles deaths (Ld)
Dharwad (Karnataka), Jan 15 (IANS) In a major road mishap, at least 13 people, including 11 women, were killed and six others were critically injured when a tempo traveller collided with a truck near Itigatti village in Karnataka's Dharwad district on Friday morning.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Konkona gives the saree a stylish twist
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Actress Konkona Sensharma has given a quirky yet stylish twist to draping a saree in her new post on social media.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Jacqueline Fernandez can make 'filter coffee'
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernanadez counts making filter coffee among her many talents, going by her social media post on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Farmers not happy with SC panel but will continue talks: Tikait
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Representatives of farmers told the Centre on Friday that the four-member committee formed by the Supreme Court to redress their grievances on new farm laws was "not acceptable" to them though they will continue to hold parleys.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Jamie Lever to host a digital show
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Standup comedian Jamie Lever has been roped in to host a digital interactive quiz show.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Big B: People nowadays advise me to keep my mouth shut
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan on Friday revealed that people often advise him to put a lock on his mouth! Big B's revelation came while he was interacting with a fan on Twitter.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Mobile carriers eye more 5G users with Samsung Galaxy S21
Seoul, Jan 15 (IANS) South Korean mobile carriers are seeking to boost their growing user base on the latest 5G network with the launch of Samsung's new flagship Galaxy S21 smartphones.
2021-01-15
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Chris Evans remains evasive about his return as Captain America
Los Angeles, Jan 15 (IANS) Hollywood star Chris Evans has dismissed reports claiming that he is returning to Marvel Cinematic Universe as Captain America.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
AI chatbot creator to discard data, algorithms
Seoul, Jan 15 (IANS) The South Korean developer of a controversial female chatbot said on Friday that it will discard all data and learning algorithms used in training the artificial intelligence (AI) platform amid mounting criticism over its data collection process and hate speech.
2021-01-15
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Madhavan gets new look for new project
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Actor R. Madhavan has shared a glimpse on working towards a new look for his next project.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Liam Neeson ready to retire from action films
Los Angeles, Jan 15 (IANS) Hollywood star Liam Neeson says he will retire from action movies after this year.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
National capital all geared up for vaccination drive
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) A day ahead of the commencement of the world's biggest immunization exercise, the national capital has completed all the preparations to innoculate its priority groups, with healthcare workers, who will be the first to receive the silver bullet, clearly excited.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Tandav: Let down by weak script (IANS Review; Rating: * * and 1/2)
Tandav (series on Amazon Prime); Cast: Saif Ali Khan, Dimple Kapadia, Mohd. Zeeshan Ayyub, Sunil Grover, Kritika Kamra, Sarah Jane Dias, Gauahar Khan, Dino Morea, Kumud Mishra, Shonali Nagrani, Anup Sonii, Neha Hinge, Sandhya Mridul, Amyra Dastur; Created by: Ali Abbas Zafar; Rating: * * and 1/2 (two and a half stars)
2021-01-15
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Congress leaders in Haryana detained ahead of protest
Chandigarh, Jan 15 (IANS) Leaders of the Congress in Haryana, including Leader of the Opposition Bhupinder Singh Hooda, were taken in preventive custody here on Friday ahead of their march towards the Raj Bhawan in protest against the new farm laws.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Punjab,National
Rahul, Priyanka join Cong protest against farm laws in Delhi (Ld)
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi and former party chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday joined a protest march here to show solidarity with the protesting farmers, and walked towards Raj Niwas which houses the residence and office of Delhi's Lt. Governor.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Moj surpasses 100mn downloads on Google Play Store
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Domestic short video platform Moj on Friday announced that it has surpassed the 100 million download landmark on Google Play Store.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Governments can come and go but cultural nationalism is here to stay (Opinion)
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) On Friday, when President Ramnath Kovind donated Rs 5 lakh in personal capacity for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya to the trust, life came a full circle for the Indian Republic. In 1951, when deputy Prime Minister Sardar Patel wanted the Somnath temple to be renovated by the Congress, it was opposed tooth and nail by Pandit Nehru, who wanted the new state to be at arm's length from the renovation of the Somnath temple in Gujarat.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
RailTel proposes broadband, WiFi services in remote areas
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) RailTel, which has provided fibre optic connectivity at over 5,900 stations across the country and mostly in rural areas, is now planning to provide broadband and WiFi facilities in remote villages, sources said on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Technology
Indonesian authorities extend search for plane crash victims
Jakarta, Jan 15 (IANS) Indonesia's National Search and Rescue Agency (Basarnas) has extended the search for victims of last week's Sriwijaya Air plane crash as well as the aircraft's cockpit voice recorder (CVR) and other materials for another three days, a top official said here on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Offensive drones now part of Indian Army's autonomous weapon systems
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) From artificial intelligence to autonomous weapon systems to quantum block chains and now robotics, the Indian Army is now into offensive technology.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Saudi-led coalition intercepts 3 bomb-laden drones
Riyadh, Jan 15 (IANS) The Saudi-led coalition in Yemen announced on Friday the interception of three bomb-laden drones launched by Houthi militia towards the Kingdom.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
40 AAP MLAs to tour UP as part of poll strategy
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislators will now tour Uttar Pradesh to popularise the Delhi model of development, ahead of the assembly elections in the state.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
CAIT seeks technical audit of WhatsApp, Facebookn Instagram
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) In continuation of its tirade against WhatsApp for its new privacy policy, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Friday sent another communication to Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad stating that the Facebook-owned instant messaging app had recently issued some media advertisements trying to hold its privacy policy justified which is nothing but a hogwash.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Pakistan International Airlines plane seized in Malaysia
Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) Malaysian authorities on Friday seized a Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) plane at the Kuala Lumpur Airport over the non-payment of aircraft lease dues, a media report said.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Pak schools to reopen from Jan 18
Islamabad, Jan 15 (IANS) Pakistan Education Minister Shafqat Mahmood on Friday confirmed that grades 9-12 will resume from January 18 as planned, while primary classes will reopen nationwide from February 1.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Pakistan,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Air India commences non-stop Hyderabad-Chicago flights
Hyderabad, Jan 15 (IANS) Air India's first non-stop flight on the Hyderabad-Chicago route arrived from the US city at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here on Friday. A few hours later, the first flight from the city to Chicago departed.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Six Indians in top-10 of BWF world junior rankings
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Indian shuttlers Varun Kapur and Samiya Imad Farooqui, along with four other Indians, have attained top-10 spots in the recently announced junior world rankings by Badminton World Federation (BWF).
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Andhra BJP leaders call on people to donate money for Ram temple
Amaravati, Jan 15 (IANS) Heralding a donations drive for the Ram Mandir construction at Ayodhya, Andhra Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Somu Veerraju donated Rs 50,000.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Man asks Trump for pardon after storming Capitol
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) A man who had his face painted blue and red and donned a fur hat with horns while storming the US Capitol building in Washington D.C. on January 6, has asked outgoing President Donald Trump to pardon him.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,International
Discrimination ups anxiety risk regardless of genetics
New York, Jan 15 (IANS) Regardless of genetic risks, exposure to discrimination in life plays a significant role in developing anxiety and related disorders, suggests a new study.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Biden highlights growing economic divide in US
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) US President-elect Joe Biden has highlighted a growing economic divide between those few people "at the very top" and the rest of America, calling on further relief to provide financial assistance to those who need it the most.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
TWS drives 2020 growth, smartwatches to hit 100 mn mark in 2021
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The annual true wireless stereo (TWS) shipments were expected to grow 83 per cent to 238 million units in 2020, according to a new report, adding that smartwatches will weather the subdued overall wearables market spending to increase 2 per cent to tip the 100-million mark in 2021.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Bowling a lot with red ball at nets prepared me for the Test: Sundar
Brisbane, Jan 15 (IANS) India's two debutants in the fourth and final Test against Australia at The Gabba are both teammates in the Tamil Nadu Ranji Trophy team but have played very little first class cricket.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
LA County sees nearly 2,000 Covid-19 deaths in a week
Los Angeles, Jan 15 (IANS) Los Angeles County, the most populous in the US, recorded nearly 2,000 Covid-19 deaths in one week as the virus is "running rampant", local health officials said.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Apple India Store announces Rs 5,000 cashback offer, no-cost EMI
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Apple Store India, the company's online shop on Friday announced a new cashback and no-cost EMI offer.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Opposition bereft of leadership in Bihar: BJP
Patna, Jan 15 (IANS) The Bihar unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said the opposition in the state is bereft of leadership. It had become so insensitive that it does not refrain from indulging in politics even over dead people.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
IIT students develop digital health system for remote areas
Guwahati, Jan 15 (IANS) Two research scholars of IIT Guwahati have submitted an idea of a benchtop digital setup integrated with an algorithm to record initial screening parameters like body temperature, pulse rate, eye and tongue analysis of a patient remotely.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Assam,National,Technology
Chinese mainland reports 144 new Covid-19 cases
Beijing, Jan 15 (IANS) The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 144 new Covid-19 cases, of which 135 were locally transmitted and the rest nine arrived from outside, the National Health Commission said on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Around 300-400 Pak terrorists trying to infiltrate across LoC: Indian Army Chief
Jan 15 (IANS) Around 300 to 400 Pakistan-based terrorists are waiting in launchpads across the Line of Control to infiltrate into the Indian side, said Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane on Friday, adding that forces at forward locations are keeping an eye on their activities.
2021-01-15
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
35 killed in massive Indonesia earthquake
Jakarta, Jan 15 (IANS) At least 35 people were killed after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Indonesia's West Sulawesi province on Friday, the National Disaster Management Agency said.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
17 killed in road accidents on expressway near Gurugram in 2020
Gurugram, Jan 15 (IANS) Road accidents are still rising on the Western Peripheral Expressway or the Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) Expressway which was made operational in 2019. According to traffic police data, 17 persons were killed and 10 seriously injured in 2020. The KMP was built for smooth traffic movement and curbing traffic congestion on the Delhi-Jaipur Expressway (NH-48).
2021-01-15
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sensex plunges 700 points, gives up 49,000 mark (Ld)
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) The Indian equity indices witnessed a slump on Friday afternoon with the BSE Sensex losing over 700 points.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Army spent Rs 18,000 cr to add firepower, logistics: COAS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Amid active border disputes with both China and Pakistan, the Indian Army spent Rs 18,000 crore last year to add to its firepower and provide logistics to its men, including emergency purchases worth Rs 5,000 crore, COAS General Manoj Mukund Naravane said on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Leopard 'plays' with motorists in Himachal, raises concern
Shimla, Jan 15 (IANS) Videos of a well-built leopard 'playing' with motorists in Himachal Pradesh's Tirthan Valley located in interiors of Kullu district has raised concern among wildlife experts.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Chinese FM flags railway project with Myanmar, but oppn remains strong
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi has begun a four-nation trip to Myanmar, Indonesia, Brunei and the Philippines in a bid to strengthen relations with Southeast Asian nations. The visit is to not just rekindle waning interest among nations for the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) projects but also improve regional relations before the new American government comes to power.
2021-01-15
Category: International, India,Politics
MEA initiates 'Diplomacy Unplugged' with FICCI, spotlights human-centric globalisation
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has initiated 'Diplomacy Unplugged, a dialogue series in collaboration with FICCI and embassies of partnering nations to promote interactions between foreign embassies and Indian business leaders.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
11 killed in K'taka road mishap, PM condoles deaths
Dharwad, Jan 15 (IANS) At least 11 people were killed and six injured when a minibus collided with a truck near Itigatti village here in Karnataka on Friday morning.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Experts raise doubts on data behind China growth story
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Even as China featured among the few countries that managed to post a healthy growth in 2020 notwithstanding the severe economic and health impact of the coronavirus pandemic, several economists have questioned the veracity of the data. While the International Monetary Fund (IMF) projected a 7.9 per cent growth for China in 2021, it said that the dragon must allow its overburdened lenders to be liquidated for economic growth to be sustained in the medium term, the Nikkei Asia reported.
2021-01-15
Category: International, India,Politics
Rahul, Priyanka join Cong march to Raj Niwas on farm laws
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi and former party chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday joined a protest march here to show solidarity towards the protesting farmers, and walked towards the Raj Niwas which houses the residence and office of Delhi Lt. Governor.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Snesarev appointed coach of Indian athletics team till September
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The sports ministry has approved the appointment of Belarussian coach Nikolai Snesarev as the middle and long-distance coach of the Indian athletics team.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Peshawar to Pennsylvania, Pakistan targets minority Ahmadiyya community
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) In a move being described as "a new frontier" in persecution of Ahmadi Muslims, Pakistan has demanded that two Ahmadi citizens of the US remove the American Ahmadi community's website, alleging it violates Pakistan's blasphemy and new cybercrime laws. Amjad Mahmood Khan and Harris Zafar, two prominent leaders of the American Ahmadiyya Muslim community, have been told by the Pakistani authorities that failure to remove the website TrueIslam.com would result in fines of up to $3.14 million or criminal sanctions, including possible 10-year-prison sentences.
2021-01-15
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Divyanka Tripathi, Vivek Dahiya celebrate engagement anniversary
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Television stars Divyanka Tripathi Dahiya and Vivek Dahiya are celebrating their engagement anniversary. Divyanka posted a picture along with her husband Vivek on Instagram on Friday to mark the occasion.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Selena Gomez begins 2021 with new Spanish single
Los Angeles, Jan 15 (IANS) Singer Selena Gomez has unveiled her Spanish single titled De Una Vez. She says this is the beginning of something she has wanted to explore for long.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Biden unveils $1.9tn relief proposal
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) US President-elect Joe Biden has unveiled a $1.9 trillion Covid-19 relief bill, which includes another round of direct payments to individuals, aid for state and local governments, increased unemployment benefits, as well as more funding for testing and vaccine distribution.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,International
Sonu Sood: 'Prithviraj' makers eyeing 2021 release
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Actor Sonu Sood, who will next be seen in the Akshay Kumar-starrer historical drama Prithviraj, says he has completed shooting his portions for the film and adds that the makers are eyeing a suitable date in 2021 to release the film, once the situation gets normal and the audience returns to theatres.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Sankissa to be included in Buddhist circuit in UP
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) The Sankissa village in Uttar Pradesh's Farrukhabad district, one of the most ancient Buddhist sites in the world, will soon be developed as a centre for Buddhist pilgrimage.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Netflix testing spatial audio support for AirPods Pro, AirPods Max: Report
San Francisco, Jan 15 (IANS) Netflix is reportedly testing support for spatial audio for users of AirPods Max and AirPods Pro.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Kohli best batsman in white-ball cricket: Udana
Abu Dhabi, Jan 15 (IANS) Sri Lankan medium-fast bowler Isuru Udana believes India skipper Virat Kohli is the best batsman in white-ball cricket at the moment.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Rising Chinese demand brings good fortune for Indian steel sector
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Strong demand and prices for steel in China should provide a cushion to regional and Indian steel prices already at lifetime high levels, Motilal Oswal Institutional Equities said in a report on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Emraan Hashmi is back to the 'magical dark rooms called theatres'
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Actor Emraan Hashmi is back to the theatres amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The actor shared an Instagram photograph on Friday where he can be seen watching a film in a theatre.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Forget Telegram, Signal, IS terrorists in India, abroad using much secure Threema
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Amid the debate over privacy concerns, several people are switching to Telgram and Signal from WhatsApp, but the terrorists in India and abroad are using a much more advanced secure messaging platform to communicate with their counterparts across the globe without being traced and without leaving any digital footprint, a National Investigation Agency (NIA) probe has revealed.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Terrorism
Emotional neglect, abuse may up risky sexual behaviour in girls
New York, Jan 15 (IANS) Girls who are emotionally neglected or severely sexually abused early in their lives report riskier sexual behaviour during adolescence, a new study suggests.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,National
Ben Affleck recalls people being 'mean' to ex-girlfriend Jennifer Lopez
Los Angeles, Jan 15 (IANS) Actor Ben Affleck has recalled how negative people were towards actress and singer Jennifer Lopez during their relationship that ended in 2004.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Nitish inaugurates six-laned Digha road
Patna, Jan 15 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday inaugurated the six-laned road between R-block and Digha, built at a cost of Rs 379.75 crore.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Bihar,National
Pankaj Tripathi celebrates 3 million Instagram followers
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Pankaj Tripathi is celebrating three million followers on his verified Instagram account. The actor shared a video to express his gratitude to fans for connecting with him on the social media platform.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Indian girl in Dubai helps recycle e-waste
Dubai, Jan 15 (IANS) A 15-year-old Indian girl based in Dubai has launched a campaign via which she has helped collect more than 25 tonnes of e-waste for recycling in more than four years, a media report said on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
9th round of talks between Centre, farmers on in Delhi
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The ninth round of talks between farmer leaders and the Centre on the farmers' two main demands pertaining to three new central farm laws and MSP for crops is on in Delhi, officials said on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Randeep Hooda on challenges of playing a real-life super cop
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Actor Randeep Hooda finds portraying a super cop exciting as well as challenging.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
RAI seeks announcement of National Retail Policy in Budget
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Retailers Association of India (RAI) has recommended the government to announce the National Retail policy and allow retailers to register as MSME in the upcoming Union Budget.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Chinese aggression is a conspiracy to change status quo: Indian Army Chief
New Dellhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane said on Friday that Chinese aggression is a "conspiracy to change status quo" and stressed that the sacrifices of those killed in Galwan won't go to waste.
2021-01-15
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
Amid protests, CM announces relocation of IIT-Goa campus
Panaji, Jan 15 (IANS) In the face of increasing protests by villagers against the proposed IIT-Goa campus at Melaulim village in North Goa, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday announced the relocation of the project elsewhere in the coastal state.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Education,Politics
ThoughtWorks raise $720 mn, valued at $4.6 bn
Bengaluru, Jan 15 (IANS) Global software consultancy provider ThoughtWorks on Friday announced it has raised $720 million at at enterprise value of $4.6 billion.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
New year bodes well for trade, exports up 16.2% in 1st week
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The new year had brought better prospects for country's trade with exports rising 16.2 per cent year-on-year between January 1-7 driven by good performance from engineering goods and petroleum products.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
4th Test: India hang on despite Labuschagne ton on Day 1
Brisbane, Jan 15 (IANS) Marnus Labuschagne on Friday once again lived a charmed life as he went on to score a brilliant hundred to help Australia have a slight edge over India on Day One of the fourth and final Test at The Gabba.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
83% single Indians comfortable in meeting in-person
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANSlife) Virtual dating is the new norm in India, but real-life connections will pick pace post-pandemic, reiterates Bumble's recent nationwide survey. After connecting with people virtually, 83 per cent of single Indians are comfortable to meet up with their connections in-person. The study also reveals that 40 per cent of single Indians will opt for virtual dating in 2021.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Dealing with stomach aches
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANSlife) Stomach ache or abdominal pain can be cramps, achy, dull, sharp or intermittent. The common causes of stomach ache include constipation, diarrhea, acid reflux, lactose intolerance, stress, gas and bloating.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Seven injured in 'Jallikattu' in TN's Madurai
Chennai, Jan 15 (IANS) Seven persons were injured while participating in 'Jallikattu' in Madurai district on Friday, police said.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ayurvedic solutions for personal care
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANSlife) A new solution-based personal care range, 'Clovia Botaniqa', was launched, especially for mothers. The products are based on Ayurvedic formulation comprising of oils, body butters, face washes, face masks, shampoos, conditioner and serums that offer solutions for problems faced during and post-pregnancy such as hair-fall, tired/dull skin, stretch marks, dryness, acne as well as stress.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
N.Korea holds military parade to celebrate party congress
Seoul, Jan 15 (IANS) A military parade to commemorate the eighth party congress of North Korea was held at the Kim Il Sung Square in central Pyongyang, state media reported on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
UPCC chief, party men detained while marching to Raj Bhawan
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) UPCC president Ajay Kumar Lallu and several Congress workers were detained on Friday as they attempted to march towards Raj Bhawan to observe 'Kisan Adhikar Diwas'.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Venezuela creates special commission to solve sanctions-induced crisis
Caracas, Jan 15 (IANS) Venezuela's National Assembly established a Special Commission for Dialogue, Peace and National Reconciliation, made up of ruling coalition and opposition legislators, to resolve the economic crisis generated by US-led sanctions.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Venezuela,Politics
3 killed after 6.2-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia
Jakarta, Jan 15 (IANS) At least three people were killed and 24 others injured after a 6.2-magnitude quake jolted Indonesia's West Sulawesi province on Friday, the National Disaster Management Agency said.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Indonesia,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Mumbai Police seizes 345 kg marijuana, arrests one accused
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) In another major haul within a week, Mumbai Police seized over 345 kg marijuana or 'ganja' valued at around Rs 52 million, officials said here on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Oxford Covid-19 vaccine boss warns Aus against delaying rollout
Canberra, Jan 15 (IANS) A scientist who led the development of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine on Friday warned Australia against delaying its rollout.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Neha Bhasin: High time women 'rise in love' instead of 'fall in love'
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Singer Neha Bhasin drew from her life to create Tu kya jaane, her new song that has been winning her acclaim from fans.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Dubai Shopping Festival 2021 gets bigger, better
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANSlife) While Dubai has already made it to our 2021 travel bucket lists, the Dubai Shopping Festival (DSF) is yet another reason to plan an early trip to the City of Endless Possibilities! Prep yourself for the very best mix of incomparable deals, delectable menus, retail therapy and top-notch entertainment. Beckoning travellers from all over the globe; all this and more makes DSF the must-attend festival to kickstart the year! Don't miss out.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Metformin may reduce death risk in Covid patients with diabetes
New York, Jan 15 (IANS) Use of the diabetes drug metformin -- before a diagnosis of Covid-19 -- is associated with a threefold decrease in mortality in Covid-19 patients with Type-2 diabetes, a new study suggests.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Gopuja held at 2K temples in Andhra, commemorating Kanuma
Amaravati, Jan 15 (IANS) As many as 2,679 temples have simultaneously conducted Kamadhenu Gopuja Mahostavam (cow worship, Gopuja) in Andhra Pradesh on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Religion
Pakistani intruder shot dead in Punjab
Chandigarh, Jan 15 (IANS) A Pakistani intruder was shot dead by the Border Security Force (BSF) along the international border in Punjab's Gurdaspur sector, the paramilitary force said on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Punjab,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Delhi HC bench recuses hearing plea against WhatsApp's new privacy policy
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) A single judge bench of the Delhi High Court on Friday recused from hearing a petition against the Facebook-owned instant messaging application, WhatsApp's upcoming data and privacy policy, on the grounds that it violates the right to privacy of citizens of India.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Minor gang-raped in Delhi after forced sex change, 2 held
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a 13-year-old boy was forced to undergo a sex change operation and then gang-raped for months in Delhi's Geeta Colony area, officials said on Friday. Two persons have since been arrested in the case.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Author Pankaj Giri on writing contemporary fiction as the 'middle path'
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANSlife) Sikkim-born author Pankaj Giri, who began his writing career with a book review blog and after several years of honing his writing skills, wrote his debut solo novel 'The Fragile Thread of Hope', says readers are tired of the "bestselling commercial fiction authors who churn out the same ordinary, cliched stuff again and again. Even they want to read original, heartfelt stories about real people with flaws, the complicated relationships between them, their struggles and how they overcome them. They can't find such books in the bestseller lists and thus they turn towards foreign authors instead. But there are good books out there. They just need to somehow reach the readers".
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
France orders stricter curbs
Paris, Jan 15 (IANS) French Prime Minister Jean Castex has announced a new series of stricter Covid--19 rules, among them an earlier nationwide curfew, as the pandemic "is under control" but remains "worrying" because of the new rapidly spreading variants.
2021-01-15
Category: International, France,Politics
ISL: East Bengal sign midfielder Ajay Chhetri on loan
Panaji, Jan 15 (IANS) SC East Bengal on Friday announced the signing of midfielder Ajay Chhetri on loan from Bengaluru FC for the remainder of the 2020-21 Indian Super League season.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Kerala FM presents Budget, focus on education and jobs
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 15 (IANS) Kerala Finance Minister TM Thomas Isaac on Friday presented the sixth Budget of the Pinarayi Vijayan-led LDF government in the Assembly, which focuses on education, jobs and technology.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
US blacklists Xiaomi, company reviewing consequences (2nd Ld)
New Delhi/San Francisco, Jan 15 (IANS) After the US government blacklisted Chinese conglomerate Xiaomi as a "Communist Chinese military company", the company on Friday said it is reviewing the potential consequences to develop a fuller understanding of its impact on the Group.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Demand for organic, vegan chocolate increasing in India'
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANSlife) The artisanal, bean-to-bar chocolate making will further gain feet in India in the coming years. An evolving palate of Indian consumers will help the rise of India-made chocolates and brands that use honest, natural ingredients and practise small-batch handcrafting, says Sheetal Saxena, founder of Colocal, an artisanal chocolate brand.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
The politics behind the Kamala Harris 'Vogue' debut
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANSlife) Fashion's top trending topic this week: the Kamala Harris, AmericanVogue cover. It seems everyone has a reason to critique it--even though Vogue's Anna Wintour has explained the magazine's approach to this unusually casual and relaxed cover. There is an endless list of the accusations against the images, especially the print edition cover where the Vice President Elect wears a blazer and Converse sneakers, all pulled from Harris's own wardrobe. These were not chosen by the Vogue Fashion team--something which goes against the norm of a fashion magazine's usual practices.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Ex-IAS officer Arvind Sharma nominated to UP Vidhan Parishad
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) The Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday released the names of four candidates for the biennial Vidhan Parishad elections, the most significant of them being Arvind Sharma, the former IAS officer who had joined the party on Thursday after taking voluntary retirement from service.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
If Centre is adamant, we'll come out in 15 minutes: Tikat
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Ahead of the commencement of the ninth round of talks between farmer leaders and the Centre here on Friday, farmer leader Rakesh Tikat warned that they would walk out of the meeting in case the government remained stuck on its earlier position on the three farm laws.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
DNA test can identify pneumonia in patients with severe Covid
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Researchers have developed a DNA test to quickly identify secondary infections in Covid-19 patients, who have double the risk of developing pneumonia while on ventilation.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Italian PM to address parliament after losing coalition ally
Rome, Jan 15 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte told President Sergio Mattarella that he will address Parliament rather than offering his resignation after one of his coalition allies withdrew its support, according to an official statement.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Shripad Naik on recovery path: CM
Panaji, Jan 15 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik, who was injured in a road mishap earlier this week, is on the path to recovery and may be shifted out of the CCU after some days, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Maruti Suzuki launches online financing platform
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Maruti Suzuki India on Friday announced the launch of its online financing platform -- Smart Finance, for Maruti Suzuki ARENA customers across more than 30 cities.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
4th Test: Saini taken for scans after groin injury
Brisbane, Jan 15 (IANS) Right-arm India pacer Navdeep Saini was on Friday taken for scans after he complained of pain in his groin on the opening day of the fourth and final Test against Australia at The Gabba, the Board of Control for Cricket in India has informed.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Bhopal hospital guard says 'excited' to get vaccinated first
Bhopal, Jan 15 (IANS) A security guard posted at JP Hospital here said on Friday that he is 'excited' to be the first person to get a shot of coronavirus vaccine when the drive kicks off on Sunday in the Madhya Pradesh capital.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
itel Vision 1 PRO with HD+ waterdrop display, premium looks launched at Rs 6,599
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) After witnessing massive success and acceptance with Vision 1 ? its first HD Waterdrop display smartphone in February last year ? itel on Friday announced the launch of yet another innovative and next-gen smartphone christened as "Vision 1 PRO".
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
OTT off to entertaining start in a week of festivals
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) From the entry of Kajol in digital space to Marvel studios launching their new phase, the streaming space is buzzing with new beginnings in the first festive weekend of the year, 2021. The line-up only reflects what one can expect later in the year, which is yet again expected to be a big one for the OTT players.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Centre, farmer unions to hold 9th round of talks on Friday
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Centre will hold the ninth round of talks on Friday as part of attempts to end the farmers' agitation, who have been camping at the Delhi borders for around 51 days now, demanding scrapping of the three farm laws to liberalise the sector.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Foreign experts behind Aden airport attack: Yemen govt
Aden, Jan 15 (IANS) Yemen's Interior Ministry has said that "foreign experts" supported the Houthi rebels in firing ballistic missiles at Aden's airport last month that killed 27 people.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
B-Towners support Adnan Sami as he shuts up troll on Lata Mangeshkar
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities stood up in support of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar after Adnan Sami reacted to a troll who raised a question on the quality of her voice.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Biden's Sunday inauguration rehearsal postponed: Report
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) US President-elect Joe Biden's inauguration rehearsal which was to take place on Sunday has been postponed due to security concerns, according to a news report.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,International
4th Test: Ind XI has 290-match less combined experience than Aus XI
Brisbane, Jan 15 (IANS) India on Friday fielded a relatively inexperienced playing XI, particularly in the bowling department, for the fourth and final Test against Australia at The Gabba.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Samsung opens pre-booking for Galaxy Buds Pro in India
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Samsung on Friday announced that pre-bookings for Galaxy Buds Pro has begun and people can buy it for Rs 15,990 in India.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
NCP leader Eknath Khadse grilled by ED in land deal case
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)leader Eknath Khadse went to the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for questioning in a Pune MIDC land deal case, official sources said here on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
A priceless collection of 200 years of Indians writing prose and poetry in English (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Its an anthology that took 10 years to compile but thats not surprising given that it takes in 200 years of Indians writing prose and poetry in English ? and what emerges is a priceless collection of something that has never been attempted before.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Petrol, diesel price rise pause after consecutive days of increase
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices remain unchanged on Friday after oil marketing companies decided to go on a pause mode opting to wait and watch the global oil market before taking the next course of action.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Spotify's smart car assistant gets new design, bigger screen
San Francisco, Jan 15 (IANS) Swedish music streaming platform Spotify is working on a voice-controlled smart assistant for cars called 'Car Thing and now, a new report has claimed that the product will come with a totally new design as well as a bigger screen.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Indian-origin man kills daughter, mother-in-law, commits suicide in US
New York, Jan 15 (IANS) An Indian-origin man has killed his daughter and mother-in-law after which he committed suicide in a New York state village, according to media reports quoting police.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
3 killed in Delhi scrap shop fire
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Three people were killed in a fire that broke out at a scrap shop in Delhi's Kirti Nagar area, officials confirmed on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Floyd Reifer appointed West Indies U19 head coach
St John's(Antigua), Jan 15 (IANS) Floyd Reifer was on Friday named as the new head coach of the West Indies Under-19 team. Reifer, who played six Tests, eight ODIs and one T20I for West Indies, will lead the development of the squad as they prepare for the U19 Cricket World Cup to be played in the Caribbean in early 2022.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
India records 15,590 new Covid-19 cases, 191 deaths
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) With 15,590 new coronavirus infections reported in the last 24 hours, India on Friday continued with its streak of low single-day cases, increasing the overall tally to 1,05,27,683, according to the Union Health Ministry.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
US hampering chances for dialogue between Iran, Gulf states: Russian FM
Moscow, Jan 15 (IANS) Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that the US is doing all it can to hamper any chance for dialogue between Iran and the Persian Gulf countries.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Portuguese President says indebtedness 'inevitable'
Lisbon, Jan 15 (IANS) Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa said here that an increase in his country's indebtedness was "inevitable" as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic and the measures to reactivate the economy.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Portugal,Politics
New Covid-19 strains threat to Africa's public health system: WHO
Nairobi, Jan 15 (IANS) The new Covid-19 variants that have been reported in several African countries could undermine efforts to contain the pandemic and pose a threat to the continent's public health system, a World Health Organization (WHO) official said.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Kenya,Health/Medicine
Population growth in Canada's large urban regions slows
Ottawa, Jan 15 (IANS) The population growth in Canada slowed to 1.3 per cent in large urban regions between July 2019 and July 2020, compared with 1.7 per cent of the same period of a year earlier, according to Statistics Canada.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Canada,International
Southern Storm: Top stars woo back fans to theatres in Sankranth week
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) While Bollywood is still wary about releasing biggies in the theatres, top stars in South India have seized the ongoing festive weekend to release a few much-hyped films in the key markets of Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, and Karnataka. Initial response says the response at the box office has been fantastic.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Amazon Ring's Neighbors app leaked users' data: Report
San Francisco, Jan 15 (IANS) In fresh trouble for Amazon-owned home security subsidiary Ring, a new bug in its Neighbors app has exposed precise locations and home addresses of users who used the app.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Bulgaria to hold parliamentary polls on April 4
Sofia, Jan 15 (IANS) Bulgarian President Rumen Radev has signed a decree here, scheduling the country's parliamentary elections for April 4.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Bulgaria,Politics
Kashmir reels under harshest winter in decades
Srinagar, Jan 15 (IANS) Extreme cold accompanied with chilly winds from snow clad maintains have forced people in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh not to venture out in the morning on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Telangana's Covid recoveries cross 2.85 lakh mark
Hyderabad, Jan 15 (IANS) The Covid-19 recoveries in Telangana crossed 2.85 lakh mark on Friday as the state continues to see more recoveries than new cases.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
'Scottish seafood businesses only have weeks to survive due to EU export delays'
Edinburgh, Jan 15 (IANS) Scottish seafood companies only have "weeks" to survive without action to ease European Union (EU) export delays, an industry leader has warned.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Xiaomi stock down 10% after US blacklists smartphone maker (Ld)
San Francisco, Jan 15 (IANS) After Huawei and ZTE, the US government has now taken on the Chinese conglomerate Xiaomi, blacklisting it as a "Communist Chinese military company". Xiaomis stock nosedived more than 10 per cent in early Friday trading after the news broke.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
UN relief agency contacts Biden office for resuming funds
Gaza, Jan 15 (IANS) The UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has contacted US President-elect Joe Biden's office on resuming American financial support to the Palestinian refugees, a top official said here.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics
Saini injures groin, currently being monitored by BCCI medical team
Brisbane, Jan 15 (IANS) Right-arm India pacer Navdeep Saini is currently being monitored by the BCCI medical team after he complained of pain in his groin on the opening day of the fourth and final Test against Australia at The Gabba, the Board of Control for Cricket in India informed on Friday.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
UP Governor, Yogi wish Mayawati on her birthday
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath have wished Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) president Mayawati on her 65th birthday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
KGMU to start genome sequencing for new Covid strain
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) The King George Medical University (KGMU) in Lucknow is starting genome sequencing for a new strain of the novel coronavirus on a larger scale.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Microsoft increases OneDrive file size limit to 250GB
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Microsoft has raised the file size limit of its OneDrive file storage platform to 250GB, up from the previous 100GB limit, for all Microsoft 365 customers.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Cisco reaches deal to acquire Acacia for $4.5 billion
San Francisco, Jan 15 (IANS) Networking giant Cisco has agreed to acquire Acacia for $115 per share in cash, or approximately $4.5 billion.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Sensex loses over 200 points; banking, IT stocks fall
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices declined on Friday morning, with the BSE Sensex losing over 200 points.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
5 countries account for 69% of Africa's total Covid-19 cases
Addis Ababa, Jan 15 (IANS) The Africa Center for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) has revealed that five countries account for about 69 per cent of confirmed coronavirus cases in the continent amid an uneven impact of the pandemic.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
4th Test: Labuschagne's 73* pushes Australia to 153/3 at Tea
Brisbane, Jan 15 (IANS) Marnus Labuschagne scored yet another half century in the ongoing Test series as he helped Australia reach 153/3 at the end of the second session on Day One of the fourth and final Test against India at The Gabba.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Facebook sues 2 developers for scraping users' data
San Francisco, Jan 15 (IANS) Facebook has sued two developers in Portugal for scraping user-profiles and other data from its website.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Iran fires torpedoes from homemade submarine for 1st time
Tehran, Jan 15 (IANS) The Iranian naval force fired torpedoes from the home-made Fateh(Conqueror)-class submarine, as well as cruise missiles from the seashore and vessels on the second day of a large-scale drill in the country's southern waters.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Turkey,Defence/Security,Politics
UK bans arrivals from South American countries, Portugal
London, Jan 15 (IANS) The UK government has announced its decision to ban arrivals from more than a dozen South American countries, and as well as Portugal starting from Friday, after the detection of a new coronavirus variant.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
IBM acquires Taos to boost its Hybrid Cloud capabilities
San Francisco, Jan 15 (IANS) IBM has acquired Taos, a leading Cloud professional and managed services provider, for an undisclosed sum as it boost its Hybrid Cloud capabilities.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
'American Gods' more relevant today: Series creator Neil Gaiman
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) American Gods creator Neil Gaiman feels the world of his story is reflected in present realities, and says he was amazed when diverse casting of the show troubled many people, adding that it is something he wished was not true.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Delhi govt diverts Covaxin to 6 Centre-run hospitals
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Delhi government has rationed the tranche of two Covid-19 vaccines it has stocked in 81 hospitals finalised for the launch of a massive immunization drive against the novel coronavirus in the national capital.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
WI's Hayden Walsh Jr. tests positive for Covid-19 in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Jan 15 (IANS) West Indies leg-spinner Hayden Walsh Jr. has tested positive for Covid-19 and has subsequently been ruled out of the upcoming three-match ODI series in Bangladesh, beginning January 20.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Bangladesh,Sports,Cricket
Google completes Fitbit acquisition, promises data privacy
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) After facing initial scrutiny over user data privacy, wearable maker Fitbit has finally become part of Google which bought it for $2.1 billion in November 2019.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
US blacklists Xiaomi as 'Communist Chinese military company'
San Francisco, Jan 15 (IANS) After Huawei and ZTE, the US government has now taken on the Chinese conglomerate Xiaomi, blacklisting it as a "Communist Chinese military company".
2021-01-15
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
US claims Austria, Spain, UK digital taxes discriminate
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) The US Trade Representative (USTR)'s Office has claimed that digital service taxes (DSTs) adopted by Austria, Spain and the UK discriminate against American companies and are inconsistent with the prevailing principles of international taxation.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
Reinaldo Rueda appointed head coach of Colombia
Bogota, Jan 15 (IANS) Reinaldo Rueda has been appointed as the head coach of Colombia's national team for a second time, just a day after leaving his post as Chile manager.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Colombia,Sports,Football
2020 warmest year on record, hotter years to come: NASA
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) The US space agency has revealed that the Covid-hit 2020 was also the warmest year on record, just barely exceeding the record set in 2016 by less than a tenth of a degree.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
US weekly unemployment claims soar to nearly 1 mn
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) Initial unemployment claims in the US soared to 965,000 last week, indicating severe disruption to the labor market recovery by Covid-19 spikes, according to the government.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
BFI calls for AGM to hold elections on Feb 3
Mumbai, Jan 15 (IANS) Boxing Federation of India (BFI) secretary general Jay Kowli has set the ball rolling to hold the much-delayed BFI elections on February 3, by sending out a notice calling for an Annual General Meeting (AGM) to all state units.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
London zookeepers turn to storytelling
London, Jan 15 (IANS) Keepers at the London Zoo and the Whipsnade Zoo have launched a series of virtual bedtime stories to help keep young fans in touch with their favourite animals during the nationwide Covid-19 lockdown.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United Kingdom,Environment/Wildlife
Five sodomy cases against former BJP leader in UP
Jhansi (UP), Jan 15 (IANS) Three more cases of sodomy against a former BJP city vice-president have come to light, a day after he was arrested and sent to jail.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Samsung unveils new flagship S21 smartphones with BTS
Seoul, Jan 15 (IANS) Samsung Electronics has unveiled its new flagship Galaxy S21 series smartphones, featuring trendy K-pop acts such as megastar BTS and eccentric alternative group Leenalchi, in an online event that drew in a total of 57 million viewers globally.
2021-01-15
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Missing Etawah girls traced in Mumbai
Etawah, Jan 15 (IANS) Four girls who went missing from Uttar Pradesh's Etawah district earlier this week, have been traced in Mumbai, police said.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Bilbao stun Real Madrid to reach Spanish Super Cup final
Malaga (Spain), Jan 15 (IANS) Athletic Club Bilbao shocked Real Madrid 2-1 in the Spanish Super Cup semi-final and booked a place in Sunday's final against Barcelona.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
UP man posts dying declaration on social media, consumes poison
Jhansi, Jan 15 (IANS) A 35-year-old man in Uttar Pradesh's Jhansi district posted his dying declaration on a social media site and ended his life by consuming poison.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UP ready to start vaccination at 311 centres
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh is all set to start Covid-19 vaccinations at 311 centres across 75 districts on Saturday, officials said.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Zeeshan Ayyub recalls DU days when he saw politics from 'close proximity'
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Actor Mohammed Zeeshan Ayyub has recalled his time as a student of Delhi University, where he says he saw politics from close proximity.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
HC bars police action against inter-faith couple
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court has directed the Amethi police not to take any coercive action against an interfaith couple, on the basis of an FIR lodged against the husband three years ago.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
New Mexico declares state of emergency due to riot threat
Santa Fe, Jan 15 (IANS) Michelle Lujan Grisham, Governor of the US state of New Mexico, has declared a state of emergency due to the ongoing and pervasive threat of riots and insurrection in the wake of the January 6 Capitol violence in Washington D.C., a local media report said.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Mexico,International
Brazil exceeds 1,000 Covid-19 deaths, 60k cases for 3rd day
Brasilia, Jan 15 (IANS) Brazil has registered more than 1,000 single-day coronavirus deaths and over 60,000 confirmed cases for a third consecutive day amidst a second wave of the pandemic in one of the worst-hit countries of the world, according to the government.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine
Filmmaker Rajeev Kumar freezes frame on hope during farmers' agitation
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) He says that the ongoing farmers' agitation has already succeeded on multiple levels. For him, the greatest takeaway has been hope.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 93 mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) The overall global coronavirus caseload has topped 93 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.99 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Kiara Advani: My journey has been special
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Actress Kiara Advani made her Bollywood debut in 2014 with Fugly, which was a no-show at the box office. However, she was later seen in hits such as M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story, Lust Stories, Kabir Singh and Good Newwz. The actress cannot name a particular role as gamechanger in her career, but credits all her work for the success she enjoys today.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Be careful not to prematurely discuss exiting easy monetary policy'
Washington, Jan 15 (IANS) US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said that the Fed should be careful not to prematurely discuss an exit from ultra-easy monetary policy as the US economy is "far from" the central bank's goals.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
4th Test: India scalp both openers as Aus reach 65/2 at lunch
Brisbane, Jan 15 (IANS) Australia on Friday morning reached 65/2 at Lunch, losing both their openers cheaply on the opening day of the fourth and final Test against India at The Gabba.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Turkey begins mass Covid-19 vaccination with Sinovac's jabs
Istanbul, Jan 15 (IANS) Turkey launched the mass vaccination program against Covid-19 with the vaccines developed by China's Sinovac company.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine
UN says 3mn Iraqis exposed to food insecurity
Baghdad, Jan 15 (IANS) The UN World Food Program (WFP) warned that about three million Iraqis, including 731,000 displaced people and returnees, are exposed to food insecurity because of the impacts of Covid-19 and drop in oil prices in 2020, the official al-Sabah Newspaper reported.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
4th Test: Aus opt to bat; Natarajan, Sundar debut for India
Brisbane, Jan 15 (IANS) Australia skipper Tim Paine on Friday won the toss and elected to bat in the fourth and final Test against India at The Gabba.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Zac Efron feels Australia is 'home'
Los Angeles, Jan 15 (IANS) Hollywood heartthrob Zac Efron reportedly feels Australia is his home, and sources say he has no plans to return to Los Angeles after putting his home up for sale last month.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Germany records highest daily death toll since start of Covid-19
Berlin, Jan 15 (IANS) Another 1,244 Covid-19 deaths have been reported in Germany in a 24-hour period, the highest daily figure since the start of the pandemic, official data showed.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine
Italy extends state of emergency as Covid-19 deaths exceed 80,000
Rome, Jan 15 (IANS) Italy has extended its state of emergency imposed to contain the Covid-19 pandemic until April 30, the government said in a statement.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Italy,Health/Medicine
Indonesia starts massive Covid-19 vaccination drive
Jakarta, Jan 15 (IANS) Indonesia launched its massive Covid-19 vaccination program with health workers as the main priority group, a day after President Joko Widodo received the first shot developed by China's biopharmaceutical company Sinovac Biotech.
2021-01-15
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine
Kuwaitis receive 2nd doses of Covid-19 vaccine
Kuwait City, Jan 15 (IANS) Kuwaiti people started to receive the second doses of Covid-19 vaccine, as part of the national vaccination campaign at Kuwait Vaccination Center in Hawalli Governorate, the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) said.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
Centre disapproves administration of Covaxin to those below 18 yrs
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) In a major shift of narrative, the government has now not disapproved the authorisation of Bharat Biotech's Covid vaccine to people below 18 years of age whereas earlier, it was approved for children above the age of 12 years by the Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI).
2021-01-15
Category: India, Delhi,National
Garima Verma named digital director for Jill Biden
New York, Jan 15 (IANS) A media strategist, Garima Verma, has been named the digital director for Jill Biden, who will become the First Lady next week.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,International
'US attempt to challenge one-China principle doomed to fail'
United Nations, Jan 15 (IANS) The Chinese mission to the United Nations (UN) tweeted that the US attempt to challenge the one-China principle is doomed to fail.
2021-01-15
Category: International, United States,Politics
New Covid cases decline to 408 in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Jan 15 (IANS) For the first time since the pandemic broke out in Karnataka on March 8, new Covid cases dipped below 500 to register 408 in a day, while 564 were discharged in the last 24 hours, said the state health bulletin on Thursday.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Yediyurappa flags off extended metro rail service in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Jan 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Thursday flagged off the 6.3 km extended stretch of metro rail in the city's southern suburbs.
2021-01-15
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Andhra logs 179 new Covid cases, tally 8.85 lakh
Amravati, Jan 14 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has registered 179 new Covid cases, increasing the state's tally to 8.85 lakh, even as 219 more patients recovered from the virus to outnumber fresh cases on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Bihu, Makar Sankranti celebrated in NE states
Agartala/Guwahati, Jan 14 (IANS) Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the northeastern states on Thursday celebrate Bihu and Makar Sankranti, both harvest festivals, with traditional fervour and enthusiasm.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Tripura,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw new vice-chair of US-India biz body
Washington/Bengaluru, Jan 14 (IANS) Biocon Chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw is the new vice-chair of the US-India Business Council (USIBC) board for 2021, the apex trade body said on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Diplomacy
Murray tests positive for Covid-19, in doubt for Australian Open
London, Jan 14 (IANS) British former world No.1 Andy Murray has tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of his trip to Australia for the Australian Open, British media reported on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
CDs used to blackmail Yediyurappa shot by his grandchildren: Rebel BJP leader
Kudalasangama (Karnataka), Jan 14 (IANS) Continuing his tirade against Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, rebel BJP leader and former Union minister Basanagouda Patil Yatnal claimed on Thursday that Yediyurappa's grandchildren were 'recording CDs' to blackmail him and get their illegal works done through him.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National
B'desh likely to get first lot of vaccine by Jan 25-26
Dhaka, Jan 14 (IANS) The Serum Institute of India is expected to deliver the first consignment of Covid-19 vaccines to Bangladesh on January 25 or 26, Bangladesh Health Minister Zahid said at a press conference after a meeting on vaccination held at his office on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Health/Medicine
Karnataka Cong terms BJP as 'Blackmailers' Janata Party
Bengaluru, Jan 14 (IANS) Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee president D. K. Shivakumar on Thursday caustically remarked that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) should officially rename itself as 'Blackmailers' Janata Party as their own party legislators were making such allegations.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Sonia Aggarwal to be Biden's climate policy adviser
New York, Jan 14 (IANS) An expert on energy and climate change, Sonia Aggarwal, was named on Thursday by President-elect Joe Biden as the senior advisor for climate policy and innovation, the latest of several key Indian American nominees for his administration.
2021-01-14
Category: International, United States,Diaspora
TN land of spiritualism, economic development: Nadda (Ld)
Chennai, Jan 14 (IANS) BJP President J.P. Nadda said on Thursday that Tamil Nadu is a unique mix of spiritualism and economic development.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Katy Perry reveals the most important thing in her life (Ld)
Los Angeles, Jan 14 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry loves being a working mom, though she says her daughter is the most important thing in her life.
2021-01-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
With 1.3 cr tonnes production, Telangana on way to become rice bowl
Hyderabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Telangana is on way to emerge as the rice bowl of India with the rice production reaching 1.3 crore tonnes during 2019-20.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
All top four seeds in men's semifinals in AITA c'ship
Bengaluru, Jan 14 (IANS) All the top four seeds in the men's category marched into the semifinals of the AITA championship at the Rohan Bopanna Tennis Academy here on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
I-League: Mohammedan, Churchill play out 0-0 draw
Kalyani (West Bengal), Jan 14 (IANS) Churchill Brothers played out a 0-0 draw against Mohammedan SC in a cagey I-League match at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium on Thursday. Much of the match was played in the midfield as the two teams split points between themselves.
2021-01-14
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Ortiz brace helps clinical Goa beat Jamshedpur 3-0
Margao (Goa), Jan 14 (IANS) A brace from Jorge Ortiz and Naveen Kumar's brilliance in goal helped FC Goa script a 3-0 win over Jamshedpur FC in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Fatorda Stadium here on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Zambia,Sports,Football
Cong attacks BJP over Sakshi Maharaj's Owaisi remark
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The Congress on Thursday took a dig at the BJP after Unnao MP Sakshi Maharaj said that Asaduddin Owaisi will help the BJP in Bengal and Uttar Pradesh just like the AIMIM leader helped the saffron party form the government in Bihar.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
T20 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Sharma, Brar star in Punjab win (Round-up)
Bengaluru, Jan 14 (IANS) Young Abhishek Sharma cracked his maiden T20 century and left-arm spinner Harpreet Brar captured four wickets to help Punjab thrash the Railways by 117 runs in a Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy match in Alur on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
BDL, Thales ink pact to manufacture air defence system in India
Hyderabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Bharat Dynamics Ltd (BDL) and Thales have signed a Teaming Agreement to work in partnership on the STARStreak Air Defence System with the support of both the Indian and the UK governments.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Defence/Security
Sankranti cockfights go unabated despite curbs in Andhra
Vempa (Andhra Pradesh), Jan 14 (IANS) Sankranti cockfights continued unabated across the West Godavari district and several other parts of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Chloroquine, corticosteroids use may impair antibody response in Covaxin
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Mild adverse event following immunisation (AEFI) like headache, fatigue, myalgia (pain in muscle), injection site tenderness, malaise (weakness), pyrexia, chills, arthralgia, and nausea are among the symptoms that may occur following Covisheld vaccination.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
I-League: Chennai hoping to keep up momentum against Real Kashmir
Kolkata, Jan 14 (IANS) Chennai City FC will be looking to build on the 2-1 win registered in their first match against Gokulam Kerala when they face Real Kashmir in the I-League at the Mohun Bagan Ground here on Friday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
EC officials review preparedness for Assam Assembly polls
Guwahati, Jan 14 (IANS) A six-member team of the Election Commission held a series of meetings with senior Assam government officials to review the preparedness of the Assembly polls, due in April-May, officials said here on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Samsung launches Galaxy S21 series, SmartTag, Buds Pro
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) In its first biggest launch of 2021, South Korean tech giant Samsung on Thursday launched new flagship Galaxy S21 series smartphones, Buds Pro and SmartTag during the 'Unpacked 2021 event.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
(RELEASE at 7am) Katy Perry reveals the most important thing in her life
Los Angeles, Jan 14 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry loves being a working mom, though she says her daughter is the most important thing in her life.
2021-01-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India will give befitting response if its pride is hurt: Rajnath
Bengaluru, Jan 14 (IANS) Indian would give a befitting response if its pride is hurt by any super power, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh asserted at a military function here on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Defence/Security
Digital payments well entrenched across Indian households: Survey
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Digital payment methods are well accepted by Indian households and are not just the preserve of the rich or well-educated, finds a study conducted by People Research on India's Consumer Economy (PRICE) in partnership with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Samsung S21 starts from Rs 69,999 in India, pre-book from Jan 15
Gurugram, Jan 14 (IANS) In a first, Samsung on Thursday opened pre-booking for its Galaxy S21 Series in the country from January 15 along with the global launch.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Haryana,Business/Economy,Technology
Rain could affect fourth and final India-Australia Test
Brisbane, Jan 14 (IANS) Rain could play a crucial role in deciding the outcome of the fourth and final India-Australia Test that starts at the Gabba on Friday.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Former Andhra minister back in jail in kidnapping case
Hyderabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Former Andhra Pradesh minister Bhuma Akhila Priya, the main accused in the kidnapping of three businessmen in Hyderabad, was sent back to jail after her three-day police custody ended Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Veterans' Day celebrated, tri-service centenarian honoured
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Colonel Prithipal Singh (retd), who recently celebrated his 100th birthday and has the unique distinction of serving in all three services, was presented with a silver salver on behalf of Chief of Defence Staff (CDS), Gen. Bipin Rawat on the occasion of Veterans' Day on Friday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
BCCI vice-president Shukla faces conflict-of-interest allegation
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The recently elected Indian cricket board vice-president Rajeev Shukla finds himself in a soup after conflict of interest charges have been levelled against him by an Indore-based activist.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Kerala reports 5,490 new Covid cases, 4,337 recoveries
Thiruvananathapuram, Jan 14 (IANS) Kerala on Thursday reported 5,490 new Covid-19 cases with a test positivity rate of 8.11 per cent, a press statement issued by the office of state health minister K.K. Shailaja said. On a positive note, 4,337 people recovered from the disease on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
First time in 53 yrs, 'invisible salutation' at iconic K'taka temple
Bengaluru, Jan 14 (IANS) The annual spectacle of 'Surya Majjana' or 'Suryabhisheka' (Sun Ablution) that was to occur in Bengaluru's famous centuries-old Gavi Gangadhareshwara temple did not occur this time as cloudy weather set in just 20 minutes before the scheduled timing between 5:20 pm to 5:27 p.m. on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Religion
Goa health department's sanitation workers to get first vaccination shots: Official
Panaji, Jan 14 (IANS) Sanitation workers who have been part of the state Health Department's Covid-19 teams will be the first recipients of the Covid-19 vaccine, when the drive begins on January 16 this year, dean of the Goa Medical College, the state's apex healthcare facility Dr. Shivanand Bandekar has said.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Rahi-Chinky repeat 1-2 in women's 25m pistol trials
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Asian Games champion Rahi Sarnobat and her fellow Tokyo 2020 Olympics quota holder Chinky Yadav of Madhya Pradesh repeated a 1-2 in the women's 25m pistol event at the National Shooting trials at the Dr. Karni Singh Shooting range here on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
NIA team in B'desh to probe alleged 'love jihad' case involving Zakir Naik
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has reached Bangladesh to probe an alleged "love jihad" case involving Islamic preacher Zakir Naik and two hardline preachers of Pakistan origin, sources said on Wednesday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra comes with S Pen for 1st time
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Samsung on Thursday launched its flagship Galaxy S21 Ultra device with the popular S Pen ? a first for the Galaxy S series.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Samsung launches new Galaxy Buds Pro, SmartTag
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Samsung on Thursday launched a pair of new true wireless earbuds called the Galaxy Buds Pro priced at $199, along with a SmartTag that will help you find lost items, including pets.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Indians brush aside housekeeping issues, say focus is on Gabba
Brisbane, Jan 14 (IANS) The Indian team management has brushed aside the problems at the Sofitel hotel here, saying that playing Australia in Australia is motivation enough for the team to perform and overlook other matters ahead of the fourth and final Test.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Taapsee Pannu engages in 'cheap thrills'
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Bollywood actress Taapsee Pannu on Thursday posted a picture where she is seen posing in the bathtub, and added a witty caption to it.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
India protests to WHO over map showing J&K as separate
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) map showing Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh as separate from India has sparked a controversy with the Indian government taking offence at the "inaccurate depiction"
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
Guru Randhawa releases 'Mehendi wale haath', composed by Sachet-Parampara
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Guru Randhawa launched his new song Mehendi wale haath on Thursday, and the video features the singer with Dil Bechara actress Sanjana Sanghi.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Harbhajan played cricket the Aussie way: Steve Waugh
Sydney, Jan 14 (IANS) Australians often felt that playing against Harbhajan Singh was like playing against themselves because of the way the Indian spinner approached the game.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Shivin Narang has brought about change in lifestyle this year
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) TV star Shivin Narang reveals that he has brought about change in his daily lifestyle With the advent of the new year, and he has good reason to do so.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Passenger vehicle sales rise 13.6% in December
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Sale of passenger vehicles increased by 13.59 per cent in December 2020, according to data from the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) released on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
9th round of talks between Centre, farmer unions on Friday
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The ninth round of talks between the government and protesting farmer unions will take place on Friday as scheduled. Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said the Centre is looking forward to positive discussions with the farmers.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BCCI must pay tax & host T20 World Cup in India: ex-treasurer Rungta
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The cash-rich Indian cricket board should pay taxes, and not seek exemption from the central government, and host the T20 World Cup in India this year, says former treasurer Kishore Rungta.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Tom & Jerry' to release in Indian cinemas on February 19
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) The much-hyped toon adventure film Tom & Jerry is set to release theatrically in India on February 19. The film will open in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu languages apart from the original English version.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
BYPL to hold special 'hybrid' Lok Adalat to settle power theft cases
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Delhi power distribution company BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) has partnered with the Delhi State Legal Services Authority (DSLSA) to organise the first special 'hybrid Lok Adalat in East and Central Delhi for on-the-spot settlement of power theft cases.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
I-League: Neroca face local rivals Trau in first game of season
Kalyani (West Bengal), Jan 14 (IANS) Neroca FC face local rivals Trau FC in their opening match of the 2020/21 I-League season at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium. Trau come into the match on the back of a 1-1 draw with Real Kashmir in their opening match last season.
2021-01-14
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Samsung unveils flagship Galaxy S21 series, Buds Pro
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) In its first biggest launch of 2021, Samsung on Thursday introduced Galaxy S21 series -- Galaxy 21, Galaxy S21+ and Galaxy S1 Ultra -- and a Galaxy Buds Pro with state-of-the-art active noise cancellation.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
NAREDCO suggests tax rationalisation for realty in Budget
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO) has recommended the government take up tax rationalisation measures in the upcoming Union Budget to boost the pandemic-hit real estate sector of the country.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
We are well prepared for Gabba bounce, pace: Rathour
Brisbane, Jan 14 (IANS) Of all the surfaces in Australia, the Gabba wicket would be the most foreign to India with its pace and bounce after the pitches in Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide felt more closer to home.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Rashmeet Kaur, Ikka, Deep Kalsi add pop vibe to 'Bajre da sitta'
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Singers Rashmeet Kaur, Ikka and Deep Kalsi have united to give a contemporary twist to the Punjabi folk song, Bajre da sitta.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Delhi: Vaccination points to scale up to 225 within a week
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The Delhi government is expecting to scale up the vaccination centres to 225 within a week of the Covid-19 immunisation programme launch, officials informed.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Priyanka Chopra's memoir 'Unfinished' to release on Feb 9
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Priyanka Chopra Jonas very aptly sums up her life thus: "I am a product of traditional India and its ancient wisdom, and modern India and its urban bustle. My upbringing was always an amalgamation of the two Indias, and, just as much, of East and West."
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
TN is land of spiritualism and economic development: Nadda
Chennai, Jan 14 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President J.P. Nadda on Thursday said Tamil Nadu is a unique mix of spiritualism and economic development.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Gurugram cops nab dealer of stolen luxury cars from Nagaland
Gurugram, Jan 14 (IANS) In a major crackdown on vehicle theft, the Gurugram Police have nabbed a Nagaland-based illegal dealer of luxury cars that are stolen from Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan and other states.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pankaj Tripathi: I'm an actor and considered a good one
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Pankaj Tripathi knows he was never thought of as traditional hero material, but he is also aware that he is considered a good actor.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
SAIL's OFS oversubscribed, retail investors to bid Friday
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The offer for sale (OFS) of Steel Authority of India (SAIL) has been oversubscribed by over four times on the first day of the issue.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
It's dhoti versus jeans in Tamil Nadu on Pongal day
Chennai, Jan 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu on Thursday saw the presence of leaders of two national parties - BJP President J.P. Nadda and Congress MP Rahul Gandhi - on the day when the state celebrated Pongal festival with traditional fervour.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Religion
Adah Sharma celebrates Pongal with an edible garland
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Actress Adah Sharma on Thursday shared her idea of celebrating Pongal, the festival of harvest. She shared a funny video on Twitter that shows her weaving a garland with edible stuff.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Nothing short of repealing farm laws will help: Punjab
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) Even as it asserted that it will take all measures to protect the state's and its farmers' interests, the Punjab government led by Amarinder Singh on Thursday made it clear that nothing short of repeal of the Centre's 'black' farm laws, which it described as "anti-farmers, anti-nation and anti-food security", would resolve the present crisis.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Polio immunisation day rescheduled to Jan 31
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The National Immunisation Day, as part of which children aged between 0-5 years are administered polio drops, has been rescheduled to January 31.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Nasirr Kazi plays a doctor in TV show set in pre-Partition India
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Actor Nasirr Kazi essays the role of a doctor in a new TV show, which is set in pre-Partition India.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
China blocks 2 WHO team members after failed Covid test
Hong Kong, Jan 14 (IANS) As the World Health Organisation (WHO) team landed in Wuhan on Thursday to study the cause of the Covid-19 outbreak, China blocked two members of the 13-member international team from travelling to the epicentre of the pandemic after they failed the coronavirus antibody test in Singapore.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Hong Kong,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
PFC to raise up to Rs 10,000 cr via public issue of NCDs
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC) plans to raise up to Rs 10,000 crore through public issue of non-convertible debentures (NCDs).
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
I-League: Sudeva beat Arrows 3-0 to register maiden win
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Debutants Sudeva Delhi FC beat Indian Arrows 3-0 to register their first win in the I-League at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Nehha Pendse begins shooting as Anita Bhabhi in 'Bhabiji Ghar Par Hai'
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Actress Nehha Pendse on Thursday started shooting for the popular sitcom Bhabiji Ghar Par Hai as Anita Bhabi.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Dushyant Dave resigns as SCBA president with immediate effect
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The president of Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA), Dushyant Dave, resigned from his post with immediate effect on Thursday, saying he has forfeited his right to continue.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Kalahandi no longer a lab of poverty: Naveen Patnaik
Bhubaneswar, Jan 14 (IANS) Kalahandi is no longer a laboratory to study poverty, but it has become a role model of development in the country, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Emerging market debt issuance to stay above pre-Covid levels: Moody's
London, Jan 14 (IANS) Emerging market (EM) debt issuance will soften in 2021 from last year's record highs but will remain above pre-pandemic levels as still-elevated funding needs and improving risk sentiment support overall bond market activity, Moody's Investors Service said in a report on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy
SPMCIL pays Rs 215.48 crore dividend to govt
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Ltd (SPMCIL) has paid a final dividend of Rs 215.48 crore to the government for financial year 2019-20, being 5 per cent of net worth of the company as at March 31, 2020, in compliance of DIPAM guidelines.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Delhi govt to focus on teachers' training: Sisodia
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Thursday said the government has decided to improve the training of its teachers. He said the State Council of Educational Research and Training (SCERT) will be more focused on improving teacher training in Delhi government schools.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Bhumi Pednekar shares her pimple woes
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Actress Bhumi Pednekar took to social media on Thursday, to lay bare her pimple woes for fans.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
I-League: Antwi brace in Gokulam's comeback 4-3 win over Punjab
Kolkata, Jan 14 (IANS) A second half brace from Dennis Antwi helped Gokulam Kerala come from 3-1 down against RoundGlass Punjab and secure a 4-3 win in the I-League at the Salt Lake Stadium on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
S Delhi may face 15-hr disruption in water supply on Friday
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) People living in several parts of South Delhi will not get water supply from Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on Friday evening and then again on Saturday morning, an official statement by Delhi JAl Board stated. As per DJBs statement, water supply will be affected owing to installation of flowmeter at G K North.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Gurugram gets over 85K doses of vaccine for 5 districts
Gurugram, Jan 14 (IANS) The Gurugram health department on Thursday received 85,400 doses of Covid-19 vaccine for five districts, including Gurugram.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Mithila Palkar: Strongly opinionated about the choices that I make
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Actress Mithila Palkar says she is aware that she has the freedom to make her own choices, adding that she is strongly opinionated about the choices that she makes.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
FAITH hopes for a path-breaking budget for tourism industry
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) FAITH, the policy federation of all the national associations representing the complete tourism, travel, and hospitality industry of India, is looking forward to the Union Budget FY 21-22 with great expectations.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Shripad Naik's vital parameters stable, health improving
Panaji, Jan 14 (IANS) The vital parameters of Union Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik, who was hospitalised earlier this week following a road mishap, are stable, an official statement said on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
4th Test: After draining 3rd Test, tired legs prepare for Brisbane
Brisbane, Jan 14 (IANS) The Australians, after the third day's play during their third Test against India at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG), were thrilled at having ensured that the visiting bowlers would bowl on all four days of the match and get very little time to recover for the fourth and final Test.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
237 recover, 79 new Covid cases in J&K
Jammu, Jan 14 (IANS) Two hundred and thirty-seven patients were discharged from different hospitals after recovering from coronavirus on Thursday in Jammu & Kashmir with 79 new cases in the last 24 hours.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
SBI lists issuance of $600 mn foreign currency bonds on India INX
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) State Bank of India, the country's largest bank, listed foreign currency bonds of $600 million under its $10 billion Global Medium Term Note Programme on India INX's Global Securities Market (GSM) GIFT IFSCs primary market platform for raising funds from global investors.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
A treat for admirers of Ambedkar's literary oeuvre
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) B.R. Ambedkar is known for his relentless pursuit of justice and equality across all spheres, which has established him as one of the pioneering architects of modern India. His ideas on the upliftment of Dalits still remain critically debated in Indian society, inspiring many previous and current socio-political movements.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Sexual abuse of minors: CBI team, AIIMS doctors reach Chitrakoot
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A team of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) along with doctors from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has reached Uttar Pradesh's Chitrakoot to conduct medical tests on over 25 children allegedly sexually exploited by an arrested junior engineer of the irrigation department, sources said on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
15 Armymen to be awarded Sena Medal for gallantry in counter terror ops
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A total of 15 Indian Army officers and soldiers will be awarded the Sena Medal, five of them posthumously, on Army Day on Friday for gallantry during counter terror operations in Jammu & Kashmir.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Smoking linked to higher risk of subarachnoid hemorrhage
New York, Jan 14 (IANS) Adults who smoke or who are genetically predisposed to smoking behaviours are more likely to experience a serious type of stroke called subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH), researchers say.
2021-01-14
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Oppn BJP leader's 'lifeline' for rape-accused Maha Minister!
Mumbai, Jan. Jan 14 (IANS) In a bizarre twist to the case of rape allegations against Maharashtra Minister Dhananjay Munde, an Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader on Thursday claimed the same woman had been trying to 'honey-trap' him in a similar fashion for several years.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Group led by EX-AIIMS director slams people for doubting Covid vaccine
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) A group of 49 doctors, scientists and medical professionals, led by former AIIMS director Tirath Das Dogra, have come forward in support of the homemade Covid-19 vaccines and slammed those casting aspersions on their efficacy.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Thailand Open: Saina, Srikanth out as Indian challenge ends (2nd Ld)
Bangkok, Jan 14 (IANS) Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal crashed out of the Thailand Open in the second round while Kidambi Srikanth forfeited his match with an injury as the Indian challenge came to an end on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
'To All the Boys' final film to be out on February 12
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The final film in the romantic franchise, To All The Boys, will release on February 12.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
10 more Delhi-bound Rohingyas from Myanmar arrested
Guwahati/Agartala, Jan 14 (IANS) With the arrest of 10 more Myanmar Rohingyas, a total of 45 Myanmarese, including women and children, have been detained in the past two months for illegally entering northeast India, officials said on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Assam,National,Defence/Security
Nod to independent operators of gas pipelines soon: Petroleum Secy
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The government proposes to appoint independent operators of gas pipelines in the country to operationalise the common carrier principle that will allow all consumers and producers access to fuel transport infrastructure.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Hrithik Roshan 'high on love' as 'Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai' turns 21
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Hrithik Roshan treated his fans with a beautiful video featuring him with his two sons on Thursday, which marks 21 years of release of his debut film Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Unhappy MLAs can complain to central leaders: Yediyurappa
Davangere (Karnataka), Jan 14 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Thursday said that he would not buckle down to any threats from anyone and dared his opponents to do whatever they wanted.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
In-form East Bengal face leaky Kerala Blasters (Match Preview 59)
Vasco (Goa), Jan 14 (IANS) SC East Bengal on the back of a consistent string of results over the past three games, face Kerala Blasters in Friday night's Indian Super League (ISL) fixture at the Tilak Maidan Stadium here.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Shakira sells rights to her songs to UK company
Los Angeles, Jan 14 (IANS) Singer Shakira has become the latest artiste to sell publishing rights of all her songs. The Grammy winner's catalogue includes 145 songs.
2021-01-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Most organisations lifted freeze on hiring: Naukri.com
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Hiring is set to bounce back as most organisations have lifted the freeze in hiring, according to a Naukri.com survey released on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Mrunal Thakur: For long, young girls didn't see representation on screen
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Actor Mrunal Thakur has been garnering praise for her voiceover role as India's first female animated superhero Priya, in the short film Priya's Mask.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sensex ends at record closing level amid choppy trade (Ld)
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) The Indian equity indices settled at record closing highs on Thursday amid range-bound trade.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
SL vs ENG 1st Test: Visitors in control after Bess fifer
Galle (Sri Lanka), Jan 14 (IANS) England's Dom Bess bagged five wickets for 30, his career-best figures in a Test innings, as the visitors dominated the first day of their first Test against Sri Lanka on Thursday. England ended the day on 127/2 with captain Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow at the crease, trailing Sri Lanka by eight runs after the hosts were dismissed for 135.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Huge cache of cannabis worth Rs 4 cr seized in Kullu Valley (Ld)
Shimla, Jan 14 (IANS) In one of the biggest seizures of narcotics in recent times, the Himachal Pradesh police on Thursday claimed to have seized 122 kg of charas and 295 kg of ganja in a 20-hour-long operation in the interiors of the Kullu Valley and arrested four people, Director General of Police (DGP) Sanjay Kundu said. The seizure is worth Rs 4 crore.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CBI raids 14 locations in Delhi, UP, including own officers (Ld)
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) In much embarrassment for the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the agency on Thursday morning carried out searches at 14 locations across Delhi and Uttar Pradesh, including the premises of its own officers of the rank of Deputy Superintendent and Inspector, over allegations of compromising the investigation of certain cases on extraneous pecuniary considerations, officials said.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
A historic rebuke of Donald Trump: 3 takeaways
New York, Jan 14 (IANS) Less than 24 hours ago, when Donald John Trump became the first President in the 244-year history of the United States to have been impeached twice, it was a historic rebuke.
2021-01-14
Category: International, United States,International
Aahana Kumra to make podcast debut
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Actress Aahana Kumra is all set to make her podcast debut. She will narrate a story on the audio web series titled MnM Talkies.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Apple patents iPhone cases that can charge AirPods
San Francisco, Jan 14 (IANS) The US Patent and Trademark Office has officially granted Apple a patent for possible next-gen iPhone cases with built-in AirPods receptacle and charger.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Maha Cong to 'gherao' Raj Bhavan over fuel prices, farm laws
Mumbai, Jan. Jan 14 (IANS) As petrol prices crossed Rs.91/litres in Mumbai on Thursday, the Maharashtra Congress announced plans to 'gherao' the Nagpur Raj Bhavan on Jan. 16, to highlight the plight of the common people and the agitating farmers, a top leader said here.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
WhatsApp's upcoming data policy challenged in Delhi HC
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) An application was moved in the Delhi High Court on Thursday against instant messaging application WhatsApp's upcoming data and privacy policy, on the grounds that it violates the right to privacy of citizens of India.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
HTC Desire 21 Pro 5G with 90Hz screen, Snapdragon 690 SoC launched
Taipei, Jan 14 (IANS) HTC has silently announced its mid-range 5G-capable smartphone, the Desire 21 Pro 5G.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Technology
Wild buffalo kills man in Assam, angry mob sets forest office on fire
Guwahati, Jan 14 (IANS) An irate mob on Thursday set a forest department office on fire after a wild buffalo killed a young man in Biswanath district in northern Assam bordering Arunachal Pradesh, officials said.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
Haryana CM launches air taxi service
Chandigarh, Jan 14 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday launched an air taxi service between Chandigarh and Hisar from the Chandigarh International Airport under UDAN scheme of the central government.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy
Govt will be forced to take back farm laws, says Rahul
New Delhi/Madurai, Jan 14 (IANS) Keeping up his attack on the Modi government over the farm laws, Congress' former President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday claimed that it will be forced to take them back.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nations must step up climate actions or face costs: UN report
Nairobi, Jan 14 (IANS) As temperatures rise and climate change impacts intensify, nations must urgently step up action to adapt to the new climate reality or face serious costs, damages and losses, a new UN Environment Programme (UNEP) report said on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Kenya,Environment/Wildlife
Rasika Dugal: Reprising a character in a new season is like meeting old friend
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Actress Rasika Dugal has been busy working in new seasons of various web shows, and she says playing the same character all over again in a fresh season is like meeting an old friend.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Anne Hathaway hates her first name
Los Angeles, Jan 14 (IANS) Oscar-winning star Anne Hathaway has admitted that she is not comfortable when people call her by her first name, adding that she prefers to be referred to by her nickname Annie.
2021-01-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Parliament session from Jan 29, FM to present Budget on Feb 1
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The Budget session of Parliament will commence from January 29, with Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman set to present the Union Budget on February 1.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Is Bihar entering a phase of Jungle Raj 2.0?
Patna, Jan 14 (IANS) While the police in Patna are facing criticism over the sensational murder of an Indigo state head, a section of people in Bihar are apprehensive that they might be entering into a phase of 'Jungle Raj 2.0'.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bollywood wishes happiness and prosperity on Makar Sankranti and Pongal
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities on Thursday wished fans on the festive occasions of Makar Sankranti and Pongal.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Why is Naidu disappointed when farmers benefit, asks YSRCP
Amaravati, Jan 14 (IANS) Senior Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) leader and Rajya Sabha member V. Vijaysai Reddy on Thursday asked for the reason behind former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu's disappointment when farmers in the state benefit.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ryan Adams 'cleared' by FBI in probe on 'sexting' underage fan
Los Angeles, Jan 14 (IANS) American singer-songwriter Ryan Adams has reportedly been cleared of sending sexual messages to an underage female fan, following FBI investigation.
2021-01-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Chennithala demands Kerala academy chief's resignation
Thiruvananathapuram, Jan 14 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala on Thursday demanded the resignation of Kerala State Chalachithra Academy Chairman Kamal and demanded a detailed investigation into his actions as head of the organisation.
2021-01-14
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
Give TDS relief to small sellers on e-commerce platforms: IAMAI
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) on Thursday said that its has appealed to the government to reduce TDS on e-commerce platforms to 0.25 per cent from 1 per cent to give a much-needed relief to small sellers in the Union Budget 2020-21.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Arabians to take on Warriors in Abu Dhabi T10 opener
Abu Dhabi, Jan 14 (IANS) Defending champions Maratha Arabians will take on Northern Warriors in the opening match of the fourth season of the Abu Dhabi T10 league beginning January 28 at the Sheikh Zayed Cricket Stadium, as per the schedule announced on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Chinese Covid vax found 50.4% effective in Brazil trials
Sao Paulo, Jan 14 (IANS) A leading Chinese Covid-19 vaccine, developed by Sinovac Biotech, has been found to be 50.4 per cent effective in Brazilian clinical trials, researchers have found.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine
Israel's peak strawberry season offers new tastes
Jerusalem, Jan 14 (IANS) The large green fields of Udi Nachshon's farm are dotted with thousands of red strawberries.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Girl going for holy dip on Makar Sankranti gang-raped in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Jan 14 (IANS) A 19-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped while she was going to take holy dip on the occasion of Makar Sankranti in Odisha's Baripada town on Thursday, said police.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Third phase of PMKVY 3.0 to be launched on Friday
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The third phase of Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY 3.0) will be launched on Friday in 600 districts across India.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pawar says charges against Munde 'serious', backs Malik
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) NCP President Sharad Pawar on Thursday termed allegations against Minister Dhananjay Munde as "serious", but gave a clean chit to Minister Nawab Malik by saying there are "no personal charges against him".
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
OPPO Find X3 with Snapdragon 888 SoC to launch in March
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker OPPO has confirmed that the launch of its next-generation flagships "OPPO Find X3" will happen in March this year.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Thailand Open: Saina crashes out, Kidambi pulls out due to injury
Bangkok, Jan 14 (IANS) Ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal on Thursday crashed out of the ongoing Thailand Open after suffering a hard-fought second round defeat against local Busanan Ongbamrungphan.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
Twitter in splits as Musk confirms Tesla's entry in India
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) As Elon Musk confirmed the news of electric car giant Tesla's entry in India, Twitter on Thursday erupted in jokes and memes, mostly focused on the condition of Indian roads.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Sarada Peetham seer offers to set up eye hospital in Dehradun
Dehradun/Visakhapatnam, Jan 14 (IANS) Swatmanandendra Saraswati, a seer of Sri Sarada Peetham, met Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat and offered to set up an eye hospital in Dehradun.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Scindia faction ignored in MP BJP's executive committee
Bhopal, Jan 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has finally constituted the state executive committee in Madhya Pradesh. The committee has a regional balance in the portfolios of the office bearers but the so called 'Scindia faction' has found little space in it.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Anger mounts over deepfake porn targeting female celebs
Seoul, Jan 14 (ISNS) Following a heated scandal over Luda, a chatbot that ended up being unplugged amid controversies over its hypersexualisation and unfiltered comments on sexual minorities, South Korea faces another socio-technological issue on how to tackle artificial intelligence technology that targets real, living celebrities as victims of deepfake porn.
2021-01-14
Category: India, South Korea,Technology
Delhi HC seeks CBSE's response on issuance of certificates to transgender
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Thursday sought Centre and Central Board of Secondary Education's (CBSE) response on an application seeking issuance of Class X and XII certificates to a transgender person reflecting the name, gender and photograph in accordance with his self-identified gender.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
BS Mann recuses from SC-appointed panel on farm laws
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Farmer leader Bhupinder Singh Mann, one of the four members on the committee appointed by the Supreme Court to talk with farmers on the three new central farm laws, has stepped down, the BKU said on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pant wasn't even aware Smith removed his guard: Rathour
Brisbane, Jan 14 (IANS) India wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant wasn't even aware that Steve Smith was removing his guard from the batting crease on the final day of the drawn third Test against Australia in Sydney, said India's batting coach Vikram Rathour on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Kangana Ranaut to star in 'Manikarnika Returns: The Legend Of Didda'
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut will star in the second installment of the Manikarnika franchise, titled Manikarnika Returns: The Legend Of Didda.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Preity Zinta hints at 'new beginnings' in 2021
Los Angeles, Jan 14 (IANS) Bollywood actress Preity Zinta on Thursday teased fans saying lots of exciting news was coming up in the year ahead. She asked fans to take a guess.
2021-01-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Jeff Bridges says his tumour has 'drastically shrunk'
Los Angeles, Jan 14 (IANS) Actor Jeff Bridges has shared some positive news following his lymphoma diagnosis in October.
2021-01-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Armie Hammer responds to alleged sexual chats
Los Angeles, Jan 14 (IANS) Hollywood actor Armie Hammer has termed the brewing scandal surrounding his sex life as vicious and spurious online attacks, and shared that he has decided to step away from a romantic comedy in which he was to star opposite actress-singer Jennifer Lopez.
2021-01-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Ellen DeGeneres opens up on battling Covid-19
Los Angeles, Jan 14 (IANS) Comedian-host Ellen DeGeneres has said that she got to know about her Covid-19 diagnosis when she was getting ready for her show, revealing that everyone around her ran away soon after.
2021-01-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Biden briefed on security concerns regarding inauguration
Washington, Jan 14 (IANS) US President-elect Joe Biden has been briefed by federal officials on the security concerns regarding his inauguration on January 20 in the wake of the January 6 Capitol violence, according to his transition team.
2021-01-14
Category: International, United States,International
Prabas-starrer 'Salaar' to have Mahurat on Jan 15 in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Actor Prabhas's upcoming action film Salaar is expected to go on floors by the last week of January. The team will perform a Mahurat Puja in the city on January 15.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
'What Killed Maradona?': Investigative documentary reveals all
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Legendary footballer Diego Maradona rose from a street urchin to a God in the sport's history. But he was never to see out his later years, dying at just 60 years old. The cause of his death was given as heart failure, but what really killed Diego Maradona?
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Google purges hundreds of fake personal loan apps in India
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Alarmed at the growing harmful financial services products on its Play Store in India, Google on Thursday said it has reviewed hundreds of personal loan apps in India and pulled down several of them found to be violating its app policies.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Technology
TN politics heats up as Rahuls, Nadda visit state on Pongal
New Jan 14 (IANS) On the occasion of Pongal, two prominent national leaders, BJP President J.P. Nadda and Rahul Gandhi were on tour in the state but the former Congress President Rahul Gandhi chose to target the BJP over an alleged invasion on Tamil Language and culture. Rahul said this after witnessing Jallikattu and set the ball rolling for the Congress Assembly campaign in the state.
2021-01-14
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
Quick Heal invest $2 mn in Israel based cybersecurity startup
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Pune-headquartered Quick Heal Technologies on Thursday said it has invested $2 million in L7 Defense, an Israel-based cybersecurity startup.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Wholesale inflation eases to 1.2% in December
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Wholesale inflation for December declined to 1.22 per cent due to lower food inflation, official data showed on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pak madrasa students to be stopped from attending PDM rallies
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed Interior Minister Shaikh Rashid Ahmad to ensure that madrasa students do not attend any rallies staged by the PDM opposition alliance in the future, the media reported on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Pak records highest jump in Covid-19 cases
Islamabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Pakistan reported its biggest jump in novel coronavirus cases in nearly a month as infections in Sindh rose by 1,769 in the past 24 hours, official data revealed on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Maha: NCP, BJP trade blows on Munde rape allegations
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) In its first reactions, the ruling Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Thursday decided to "keep off" the "family matter" of Maharashtra Social Justice Minister Dhananjay Munde who is in the eye of a storm over allegations of rape against him levelled by a woman.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
SAI to employ Olympians, Paralympians as coaches & assistant coaches
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has decided to employ Olympians and Paralympians as coaches and assistant coaches at its various National Centers of Excellence (NCOEs) in an attempt to recognise the achievements of country's sporting heroes.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
111 kg of charas seized in Himachal's Kullu
Shimla, Jan 14 (IANS) In one of the biggest seizure of narcotics in recent times, the Himachal Pradesh police on Thursday claimed to have seized 111 kg of charas in an operation in Kullu district and it was still on, Director General of Police (DGP) Sanjay Kundu said.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
If governments can last 5 years, so can protests: Tikait
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) As the farmers' agitation against the newly passed agricultural laws by the Centre entered its 50th day on Thursday, Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) spokesperson Rakesh Tikait wondered if a government can hold office for five years, why can't the farmers' protest go on for the same period of time.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Unsold housing in Noida, Greater Noida down 12% in 2020: Anarock
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Amid restricted new supply in 2020, unsold housing inventory in Noida and Greater Noida in Uttar Pradesh reduced by 12 per cent in the year, a report by Anarock Property Consultants said.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Kudankulam protest mother of all protests'
Chennai, Jan 14 (IANS) Anti-nuclear power activists draw a parallel between the staying the implementation of three farm laws and setting up of a committee by the Supreme Court to negotiate with the protesting farmers and with the decisions taken by the government during their protest against the nuclear power plant at Kudankulam.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat participates in Pongal celebrations
Chennai, Jan 14 (IANS) Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat on Thursday participated in Pongal festival celebrations here.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Religion
Logistics tech platforms to optimise deliveries, costs in 2021
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic has brought in unprecedented changes across industries and changed the way a business is being conducted. One of the industries that has been affected the most is the logistics and supply chain industry as online orders and deliveries have increased because customers stayed home.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Battered, bruised India to take on Australia at bouncy Gabba (Preview)
Brisbane, Jan 14 (IANS) A battered and bruised India will take on Australia in the series decider despite not being sure of their best playing eleven, hours before the fourth Test begins at the bouncy wicket at The Gabba.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Kerala CM, Cong leader spar in Assembly over gold smuggling case
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 14 (IANS) The Kerala Assembly on Thursday witnessed heated exchanges between Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and Congress legislator P.T. Thomas over the gold smuggling case.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Gurugram: BSF jawan attempts suicide
Gurugram, Jan 14 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan deployed at the BSF campus at Bhondsi in Gurugram attempted suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan, the police said on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Vaccination drive in Delhi at 81 places, 4 days a week: CM (Ld)
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that the vaccination drive against coronavirus will be carried out at 81 centres across the national capital from January 16, on four days in a week.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National
Iran starts research to upgrade fuel for Tehran research reactor
Tehran, Jan 14 (IANS) Kazem Gharibabadi, Iran's ambassador and permanent representative to the Vienna-based international organisations, said that the country has started research and development to upgrade fuel for its Tehran Research Reactor, a state media report said on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Vaccination drive in Delhi at 81 places, 4 days a week: CM
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday said that the vaccination drive will be carried out at 81 centres across the national capital from January 16, on four days in a week.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National
Ganga conservation to be part of UP syllabus
Lucknow, Jan 14 (IANS) Students of the Uttar Pradesh Secondary Education Board (UPSEB) will now study the Ganga conservation subject at the high school and intermediate level.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Environment/Wildlife
Short term low-carb diet linked to Type-2 diabetes' remission
New York, Jan 14 (IANS) Patients with Type-2 diabetes who follow a strict low carbohydrate diet for six months may experience greater rates of remission compared with other recommended diets without adverse effects, a new study suggests.
2021-01-14
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
In death, 20-month-old girl gifts life to five people
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Thirty nine-year-old Ashish Kumar and his wife Babita were devastated when their daughter, who was about to celebrate her second birthday, died last week after falling from a balcony of their house in Rohini. However, their grief turned into pride after they found that the death of their little one has given a new lease of life to five patients including a 5-month-old infant, who were on their deathbed.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Microsoft introduces 'Cloud for retail' service
San Francisco, Jan 14 (IANS) As retailers fast embrace digital solutions to help better understand their customers and deliver an agile and resilient supply chain, Microsoft has introduced the private preview of "Cloud for Retail".
2021-01-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Farmers' protest enters 50th day amid biting cold, fog
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Camping at protest sites near Delhi's borders for around 50 days now, braving severe cold and dense fog, farmers on Thursday asserted that their stir against the new agriculture laws will intensify in the coming days.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National
50 archaeological sites found in Prayagraj
Prayagraj, Jan 14 (IANS) Nearly 50 archaeological sites have been found in Prayagraj by a team from the department of Ancient History, Culture and Archaeology in the Ishwar Saran PG College.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Rahul warns 'those who run rough shod' over Tamil culture
Chennai, Jan 14 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday warned "those who run rough shod" over Tamil culture.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Macaulay Culkin backs removal of Donald Trump scene in 'Home Alone 2'
Los Angeles, Jan 14 (IANS) Actor Macaulay Culkin has shown support to edit scenes featuring Donald Trump from his 1992 global blockbuster, Home Alone 2: Lost In New York.
2021-01-14
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Corona takes a toll on 'Makaravilakku' prayers at Sabarimala
Thiruvananathapuram, Jan 14 (IANS) Coronavirus pandemic took a toll on the famous 'Makaravilakku' prayers held on Thursday morning at Sabarimala in Kerala, as authorities had restricted the number of devotees at the hill shrine amid strict adherence to health protocols.
2021-01-14
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Andhra govt to buy tomatoes as farmers suffer low prices
Amaravati, Jan 14 (IANS) In an effort to rescue tomato farmers suffering from steep price fluctuations, Andhra Pradesh's agricultural marketing department will bid and purchase tomatoes from Friday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Amazfit GTR 2e, GTS 2e smartwatch to launch on Jan 19
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Amazfit on Thursday announced that it is bringing two new models from their GT2 Series, the GTR 2e and GTS 2e to India on January 19.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Ex-S.Korean President's 20-year prison sentence upheld
Seoul, Jan 14 (IANS) South Korea's top court on Thursday upheld former President Park Geun-hye's a 20-year prison sentence at a retrial of the corruption scandal that led to the impeachment of the former head of state.
2021-01-14
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Need to be alert in our defence against Argentina, says Gurjit Kaur
Buenos Aires, Jan 14 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team is keen on making every opportunity count in the run-up to the Tokyo Olympic Games in July and the eight-match tour in Argentina provides one such opportunity where the team can assess their game.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Hockey
S.Korea reports 524 new Covid-19 cases
Seoul, Jan 14 (IANS) South Korea reported 524 new coronavirus cases on Thursday, raising the total number of infections to 70,728.
2021-01-14
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine
Jacqueline Fernandez channels her inner ballerina
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernanadez channels her inner ballerina in her latest posts on social media. The actress looks every inch a stunning dance diva in a string of new pictures she shared on Instagram
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Shilpa and Shamita Shetty go retro with 'Badan pe sitaare'
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Bollywood actress Shamita Shetty on Thursday shared a video where she can be seen dancing to the iconic Mohammed Rafi number Badan pe sitaare lapete huye along with sister Shilpa Shetty Kundra, who she calls Munki.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Renuka Shahane opens up on directing her first Hindi film
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Actress Renuka Shahane made her directorial debut way back in 2009, with the Marathi film Rita. Twelve years later, she starts off as a director in Hindi films with the OTT release, Tribhanga: Tedhi Medhi Crazy.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Chinese mainland reports 138 new Covid-19 cases
Beijing, Jan 14 (IANS) The Chinese mainland has reported 138 new Covid-19 cases, of which 124 were locally transmitted and the rest 14 arrived from outside, the National Health Commission said on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor's 1st depot coming up
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) With construction in full swing on the Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut RRTS corridor, the first depot has started taking shape in Uttar Pradesh's Ghaziabad, officials said on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
75% women in Maharashtra get 30 minutes a day for their passion, reveals survey
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANSlife) A recent survey conducted by Gemini cooking oils across 10 cities in Maharashtra revealed that 6 in 10 women in Maharashtra would like to save time spent on cooking and engage more in their interests and passion. The #IgnitingAspirations survey also found that 61 per cent of women between the ages of 40 and 45 spend most of their time doing household chores, especially cooking and childcare, despite the fact that more than 60 per cent of those customers surveyed seek to be more than homemakers.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Sara reveals her sunset mood
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Actress Sara Ali Khan has shared what, according to her, a day well done seems like, in her latest post on social media.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Four More Shot Please!' cast to start season 3 shoot
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Kirti Kulhari, Maanvi Gagroo, Sayani Gupta and Bani J. are preparing to start shooting for the third season of the popular web-series, Four More Shots Please!
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sushant's sister wants fans to celebrate his life on actor's upcoming b'day
Mumbai, Jan 14 (IANS) Shweta Singh Kirti has urged fans of her brother, late Bollywood star Sushant Singh Rajput, to celebrate his life and spread love on his upcoming birth anniversary. Sushant would have turned a year older on January 21.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Telangana celebrates Sankranti
Hyderabad, Jan 14 (IANS) Telangana on Thursday celebrated Sankranti, a major harvest festival, with traditional fervour.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Religion
Learning from the experts
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANSlife) Launched during the lockdown by three IIT alumni, FrontRow is an online platform that provides comprehensive skill-based courses, taught by celebrities in different categories.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
4th Test: India monitoring injuries, to name XI on Friday
Brisbane, Jan 14 (IANS) India will be announcing their playing XI for the fourth Test against Australia on Friday before the start of the match as they are still monitoring the injuries of the players, informed batting coach Vikram Rathour on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Indian missions in UAE warn job seekers against fake agents
Abu Dhabi, Jan 14 (IANS) Indian diplomatic missions in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have warned jobseekers against fake agents, a media report said on Thursday.
2021-01-14
Category: International, Togo,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Make the most of your long weekends by taking mini-vacations through 2021
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANSlife) As we turn a whole new year, it's time to go back to doing more of what we missed the most in 2020 -- travelling. With the vaccine rollout managing to uplift spirits of all, the year brings along many opportunities for people who are looking forward to travel again. And, while you set sight on the big dream vacation in 2021, MakeMyTrip shares a curated list of mini-vacations on long weekends that will keep you going as you juggle between work obligations, home responsibilities and leisure through the year.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
CBI raids its own officers in Ghaziabad in graft cases
New Delhi/Ghaziabad, Jan 14 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday morning carried out raids at the premises of its own officers in Ghaziabad here, sources said.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RLDA to conduct virtual roadshows of NDLS station project with investors
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA), will be conducting virtual roadshows for six days on redevelopment of the New Delhi Railway Station (NDLS) project from Thursday to Tuesday with investors and developers from several countries to discuss the project concept and proposed transaction structure.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mohammed Azharuddeen, who scored 37-ball ton, to be rewarded by KCA
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 14 (IANS) Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) has decided to reward opening batsman Mohammed Azharuddeen after he scored a 37-ball century against Mumbai in the ongoing Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Cricket
70% Indians prioritise dietary changes over going to gym: Survey
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANSlife) The Covid-19 pandemic has changed Indians' outlook on health as 70 per cent Indians says they will prioritise dietary and lifestyle changes in 2021 to manage both emotional and physical health, according to a survey.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Market price of Salman Rushdie's ancestral home challenged in Delhi HC
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) An application has been filed in the Delhi High Court seeking the setting aside of an order passed by a single-bench which had estimated the market price of Booker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie's ancestral house in the capital city's Civil Lines area at Rs 130 crore.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Rise in Severe Acute Malnutrition in children a major worry: CMAM Association
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANSlife) The results of the Phase 1 of the 5th National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5) released by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently, show that there has been an increase in the percentage of severely wasted children under five years of age, in as many as 16 out of the 22 surveyed states and union territories in NFHS-5 in comparison to NFHS-4.
2021-01-14
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life