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Amit Shah in Assam on Thursday, to address two rallies
Guwahati, Feb 24 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah will visit poll-bound Assam on Thursday to attend two religious events and address public gatherings in Nagaon and Karbi Anglong districts.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Zuniga winner takes Churchill Brothers back to I-League summit
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) Churchill Brothers headed back to the summit of the I-League table after beating NEROCA FC 1-0 at the Kishore Bharati Krirangan here on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Andhra releases annual welfare calendar for FY2021-22
Amaravati, Feb 24 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government on Wednesday released a 'welfare calendar' for the 2021-22 fiscal, listing all the schemes that will be implemented in each month of the year.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
ISL: Mumbai decimate Odisha 6-1, set up league finale against Bagan
Bambolim (Goa), Feb 24 (IANS) Mumbai City rode out to a dominant 6-1 win over Odisha FC in the Indian Super League on Wednesday at the GMC Stadium. The big margin of victory helped second-placed Mumbai match top-ranked ATK Mohun Bagan's goal difference while being three points behind them.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
I-League: TRAU return to top six after beating Indian Arrows
Kalyani, Feb 24 (IANS) Tiddim Road Union Athletic (TRAU) defeated Indian Arrows 5-1 on Wednesday to go fifth on the I-League table with 13 points. A Bidyashagar Singh brace, coupled with strikes by Mayosing, Komron Tursunov, and Chanso Horam led Nandakumar Singh's men to a win after Harsh Patre's magical free-kick had reduced the deficit for the Arrows.
2021-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Delhi Traffic Police launches special anti-congestion drive
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Delhi Traffic Police has launched efforts to address congestion due to improperly-parked vehicles on the road and other temporary encroachments like roadside vendor carts, rickshaw, etc, with special joint drives being carried out on various identified stretches in south Delhi.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Oppn slams Nitish Kumar govt after encounter in Sitamarhi
Patna, Feb 24 (IANS) After the encounter in Sitamarhi on Wednesday afternoon, the opposition parties slammed the Bihar government for having 'no control' over the law and order situation in the state.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
South Africa T20 Challenge: Maharaj shines in Dolphins' big win
Durban, Feb 24 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Keshav Maharaj led another sublime bowling display by the Hollywoodbets Dolphins as they climbed to the top of the Betway T20 Challenge table with a thumping 41-run win over the Imperial Lions in Durban on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Bangladesh unique example of containing Covid-19: WHO chief
Dhaka, Feb 24 (IANS) World Health Organisation (WHO) Director General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has expressed satisfaction over the development of health infrastructure and services in Bangladesh, and also lauded its success in handling the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
'Khelo India Winter Games' at Gulmarg from Feb 26 (Ld)
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) The second edition of 'Khelo India Winter Games' will start from February 26 and culminate on March 2 in J&K's winter destination of Gulmarg, officials said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Other Sports
Holloway breaks world indoor 60m hurdles record in Madrid
Madrid, Feb 24 (IANS) World champion Grant Holloway eclipsed the long-standing world indoor 60m hurdles record at the Villa de Madrid meeting on Wednesday, clocking 7.29 seconds to secure his overall victory in the World Athletics Indoor Tour.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Athletics
Glade One Masters golf: Gandas's 6-under-30 gives him halfway lead
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Young guns Manu Gandas and Yuvraj Singh Sandhu hogged the limelight in round two of the Glade One Masters here on Wednesday. Both 24-year-old players, searching for their maiden wins on the PGTI, have been knocking on the doors of victory for some time.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Golf
Axar makes use of skiddy new ball, thanks to fast bowlers' misery
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) A stroke of luck due to the soft landing area on the pitch for fast bowlers at the Ambani End helped India left-arm spinner Axar Patel get early use of the brand new ball and take six wickets in England's first innings -- the second best spell in a day-night Test by a spinner -- on the first day of the third Test on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Slain terrorists refused to surrender: J&K Police (2nd Lead)
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) Two unidentified terrorists were killed in an encounter between terrorists and security forces at the Shalgul forest area in south Kashmir's Anantnag district on Wednesday, officials said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
India to harvest record 303.34 mn tonnes foodgrain: Estimate
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India is likely to hit a fresh record in foodgrains production, at 303.34 million tonnes, as per the second advance estimates of crops for 2020-21 released by the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Proposed US capital gains tax could drive up FII investments in India's indices
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) The proposed US capital gains tax will drive in more FII inflows into India as well as other emerging markets, analysts predicted on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Nokia, NIIT launch 5G certification programme for industry professionals
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Global skills and talent development company NIIT on Wednesday announced that it is introducing Nokia's 5G certification programme to train industry professionals and youth aspiring for a career in telecom and IT to realise the full potential of 5G networks in India.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mukhtar Ansari custody: UP, Punjab spar over Art 32 use
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh and the Punjab governments have locked horns over whether a state government can file a petition under the Constitution's Article 32 to claim fundamental rights.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Srinagar-Leh Highway to be opened for traffic from Feb 28
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) The Srinagar-Leh highway will be opened for regulated traffic from February 28, officials said on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Award for industrialist Vikram Kirloskar
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Metals on Wednesday conferred the IIM-JRD Tata award 2020 on Toyota Kirloskar Motor India's Vice Chairman Vikram Kirloskar in recognition of his service to the country through excellence in corporate leadership in metallurgical industries.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Kejriwal takes out roadshow ahead of MCD bypolls
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) With just three days left for the bypolls to five municipal wards of Delhi Municipal Corporation (MCD) scheduled on February 28, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) supremo and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal hit the campaign trail on Wednesday to seek support for AAP candidates.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Facebook VP questions Delhi Assembly's power over peace and harmony
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Facebook India Vice President and MD Ajit Mohan on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the Delhi Assembly has no legislative power to set up a panel to examine the issue of peace and harmony.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Chikkaballapur blast: How playing with fire cost the victims dear
Chikkaballapur (Karnataka), Feb 24 (IANS) 'Playing with fire' is an old adage and it seems to appropriately describe the accidental blast that took place in a quarry in Hirenagaveli near Gudibande in Karnataka's Chikkaballapur district on Tuesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fares slightly higher to discourage inessential travel: Railways
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Days after the Congress accused the government of "hiking rail fares", the Indian Railways on Wednesday said that it was levying slightly higher fares for short distance passenger trains only to discourage people from travel which is not most necessary.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
3rd Test vs Eng: India take charge with Patel's 6-wkt haul (Stumps)
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) India took charge of the third Test on the first day itself with local boy Axar Patel, the left-arm spinner, leading the way with the second best spell in day-night Test matches, picking six wickets for 38 to help bowl out England for just 112 in first innings here on Wednesday. India were 99 for three at the draw of stumps, 13 runs behind England.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Fan breaches security to meet Kohli, cops may initiate action
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) For a moment in the third session of the first day of the third Test here, the crowd followed the fate of a young man who was caught for breaching the security and running up to India skipper Virat Kohli.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Chikkaballapurblast: No question of protecting culprits, says K'taka minister
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) Karnataka health minister, K. Sudhakar on Wednesday reiterated that there was no question of protecting anyone as the state government had already 'acted tough' on illegal mining in the state.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Telangana MLC polls to indicate voter mood ahead of 2023 battle
Hyderabad, Feb 24 (IANS) An interesting battle is on cards in the next month's elections to two seats of the Telangana Legislative Council from graduates' constituencies as the ruling TRS faces an acid test.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
3rd Test: India end Day 1 at 99/3 wkts, replying to Eng's 112
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) India, in reply to England's first-innnings' 112, were 99 for three wickets at close on the opening day of the third day-night Test against England here on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
All eligible beneficiaries under PM-Kisan should be covered: Tomar
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar, on Wednesday urged the states to ensure that all eligible beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-Kisan), a flagship scheme of the Modi-government, are covered.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
During Bengal trip, Nadda to address intellectuals, lunch with jute mill worker
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) In the run-up to the West Bengal assembly polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is trying to reach out to every section of society in the state.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cairo World Cup: Indian skeet team perform poorly on Day 1
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India's Olympic hopeful Angadvir Singh Bajwa and Mairaj Ahmed Khan couldn't get the right rhythm in the qualification round of the men skeet event on the opening day of the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup in Cairo, Egypt, on Wednesday, and finished down the ladder.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
China's Prescription for Poverty: An introduction
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Xinhua News Agency has come out with a documentary film -- 'China's Prescription for Poverty'.
2021-02-24
Category: International, India,National,Media
'Khelo India Winter Games' 2nd edition at Gulmarg from Mar 2
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) The second edition of 'Khelo India Winter Games' will start from February 26 and culminate on March 2 in J&K's winter destination of Gulmarg, officials said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Other Sports
NSE's trading halt raises questions as backup site didn't come to rescue
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) The four-hour long trading halt on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) has raised several questions among the investors and brokers who may have to face huge losses as a result of the glitch. One major question is why did the disaster recovery site not come to the rescue when it was needed the most.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
AFSPA extended for 6 months in Assam
Guwahati, Feb 24 (IANS) Months before the Assembly polls, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in Assam on Wednesday extended the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958 (AFSPA), in the state for six more months beyond February 27, an official said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Forward Lalrindiki aims to break into senior woman hockey team
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) Having earned close to four years of experience with the junior India women's setup, forward Lalrindiki now has her eyes on breaking into the senior team and realising her dream of playing in the Olympics. Football star Cristiano Ronaldo was her role model growing up in Hnahthial, Mizoram.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Hockey
Indian batsmen see off tricky twilight period that had little threat
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) India openers were on Wednesday presented with the trickiest phase of a pink ball Test, a brand new ball in the twilight period to begin their innings against two of England's finest exponents of swing bowling - James Anderson and Stuart Broad - in the third match.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
HMIL upcoming seven-seater SUV named Alcazar
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor India Ltd (HMIL) has named its upcoming seven-seater premium SUV 'Alcazar'.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SC sets aside NCDRC order of liability on Tata Motors for defective car
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court has set aside a National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission (NCDRC) order, which imposed a liability on Tata Motors for sale of a defective two-year-old car by one of its dealers to a customer.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Maha Police: Navy sailor 'concocted' his kidnap-murder story
Palghar, Feb 24 (IANS) In a stunning revelation, the Palghar Police on Wednesday contended that the Indian Navy (IN) sailor who claimed to have been kidnapped and set on fire in a forest may have 'cooked up' the story as he was in heavy debt.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
At least four killed, seven injured in road accident in Burdwan
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) In a tragic accident, a speeding truck mowed down as many as 11 people, killing at least four in the spot, in West Bengal's Burdwan district on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Drug peddler held with heroin worth 25 lakhs
New Delhi, Feb 24 ( IANS ) The Anti-Narcotics Cell of South East District has arrested a drug peddler identified as Shakeel Ahmed and seized heroin worth Rs 25 lakhs from his possession.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mamata writes to Modi seeking help to buy vaccines for everybody
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) With high-voltage state Assembly polls round the corner, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi requesting the Centre to support in purchasing the required number of Covid-19 vaccines "on top priority basis".
2021-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Internal disputes in Cong appear in Bihar's Katihar district
Patna, Feb 24 (IANS) Internal disputes among Congress leaders are coming out into the open in Bihar quite regularly of late.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Toshiba facility in T'gana to be Japan-India Institute for Manufacturing
Hyderabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Toshiba Transmission & Distribution Systems India (TTDI), a Toshiba Group company located in Telangana, has been certified by Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) as a Japan-India Institute for Manufacturing (JIM).
2021-02-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Kisan Congress to lay siege to Agriculture Ministry on Feb 26
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Kisan Congress on Wednesday announced that it will lay siege to the Union Agriculture Ministry here on February 26 on the completion of three months of the farmers protest over the three farm bills in the national capital region.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
AP records 94 more Covid cases, tally 8.89 lakh
Amaravati, Feb 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh recorded 94 new Covid cases on Wednesday, raising the state's tally over 8.89 lakh, even as 66 more persons recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Nitish evading debates on people's issues: CPI-ML (Liberation)
Patna, Feb 24 (IANS) CPI-ML (Liberation) general secretary Dipankar Bhattacharya said here on Wednesday that Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar is running away from discussions on the serious issues that matter and the people's questions. "If he claims to be different from the BJP, his politics must also stand apart from them. But we are seeing that on the lines of the Modi government, dictatorship is thriving in Bihar."
2021-02-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Party leaders divided on Rahul Gandhi's North vs South statement
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Congress leaders, specially members of G-23 who have written to Sonia Gandhi for sweeping reforms in the party, have reportedly said that it is up to former party president Rahul Gandhi to clarify his statement allegedly comparing North vs South.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Grand Prix athletics: Javelin thrower Annu keen to book Olympic spot
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's international javelin thrower Annu Rani is looking forward to a good start to the current competitive season when she steps competes in the second leg of the one-day Indian Grand Prix being held at Patiala's National Institute of Sports on Thursday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Gurugram man arrested for killing pregnant lover
Gurugram, Feb 24 (IANS) The Gurugram Police has arrested a pregnant woman's lover who had killed her in Jal Vihar Colony, Sector-46 in Gurugram.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Donkey meat consumption in AP rising as 'aphrodisiac, healer'
Amaravati, Feb 24 (IANS) Authorities in Andhra Pradesh are probing the alleged consumption of donkey meat by some people, believing in myths that it will heal back pain and asthma as well as work as an aphrodisiac.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Raj Budget 'cut, copy, paste' of BJP schemes: Poonia
Jaipur, Feb 24 (IANS) Rajasthan BJP chief Satish Poonia has termed the state Budget as "cosmetic", alleging that it only looks good but its intent is not right.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Vijay Hazare Trophy: Uthappa, Vinod hit tons in 3rd Kerala win (Roundup)
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) In glorious form, Robin Uthappa scored his second century in three Vijay Hazare Trophy matches as the opener hammered 100 off 104 balls on Wednesday to help his adopted Kerala team to a seven-run win against the Railways in a Elite Group C encounter.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Cricket
Lovers commit suicide in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Feb 24 (IANS) Two lovers committed suicide in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district on Wednesday after the girl's marriage was fixed with another boy, the police said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Union Cabinet approves dissolution of Puducherry assembly (Ld)
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the dissolution of the Puducherry Assembly based on the recommendation of the Lieutenant Governor, after the Congress-led government in the Union territory lost power ahead of a vote of confidence.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sharmila interacts with Telangana students on political plans
Hyderabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy's sister Y.S. Sharmila on Wednesday interacted with students and youth here as part of consultations before announcing her political plans in Telangana.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
President's rule in Puducherry murder of democracy: V Narayanasamy
Puducherry, Feb 24 (IANS) Outgoing Chief Minister of Puducherry and senior Congress leader, V. Narayanasamy on Wednesday reacted angrily to news of imposition of President's rule in the Union Territory. "Implementing President's rule in Puduchery is a murder of democracy," he told IANS over telephone.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Politics
Glitch to rich: Markets zoom on banking stocks, proposed US tax (Roundup)
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) A rally in banking stocks along with expectations of healthy foreign fund inflows accelerated the rise in India's stock market indices on Wednesday, even as a major index remained inoperable due to a technical glitch for the better part of the day's trade.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Parineeti Chopra's voice has rawness, says composer Vipin Patwa
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Composer Vipin Patwa can't stop gushing about actress Parineeti Chopra's singing skills. Parineeti recently recorded an unplugged version of the song Matlabi yaariyan from the upcoming film The Girl On The Train. The song composed by Patwa also has a version recorded in Neha Kakkar's voice.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rumana Molla: These days everything revolves around social media for an actor
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress Rumana Molla recently appeared in the web film Bawri Chhori. She agrees with the growing opinion that, more than their craft, an actor gains popularity for their presence on social media these days.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Maha Police: Navy sailor 'cooked up' his own kidnap-murder
Palghar (Maharashtra), Feb 24 (IANS) In a stunning revelation, the Palghar Police on Wednesday contended that the Indian Navy sailor, who was said to have been kidnapped and burnt alive, may have "concocted" the story as he was in heavy debt.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
USFDA approves Granules' drug for migraine
Hyderabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Granules India Ltd on Wednesday announced that the US Food & Drug Administration (US FDA) has approved its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for acetaminophen, aspirin, and caffeine tablets, indicated for the treatment of migraine.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Airline industry expected to stay cash negative in 2021: IATA
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Airlines are expected to remain cash negative until 2022, the International Air Transport Association's analysis showed on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Over 1.23 cr Covid-19 vaccine doses administered: Health Ministry
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered to healthcare and frontline workers in the country has crossed 1.23 crore, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
CBSE reduces syllabus for Class 10 social science board exam
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has reduced the syllabus for the social sciences exam by providing relief to the students of class 10 all over the country. CBSE has taken the decision of reducing the syllabus in view of providing leeway to students in the class 10 board examination.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Raashii Khanna starts final leg of shoot for 'Andhadhun' Malayalam remake
Kochi, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress Rashii Khanna has started shooting for last schedule of the untitled Malayalam remake of the Bollywood hit Andhadun. The film is currently on floors in Kochi.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cong, BJP spar as Irani buys land in Amethi for house
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) After Union minister and BJP leader Smriti Irani, who breached the Congress party's strongest citadel in Amethi, registered land in Amethi to build a house, the Congress has attacked her saying the party was there long before her.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Buddhist monks oppose fresh push for power plants in Arunachal
Itanagar, Feb 24 (IANS) Buddhist monks in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang have again strongly opposed the state government's fresh push for hydro power projects in the northeastern border state.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics,Religion
China's strategy of creeping forward won't work with India: Army Chief
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) China has a habit of creeping forward, making very small incremental moves, to achieve its objectives, said Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane, adding that this strategy will not work with India.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Salma Hayek flaunts her 'Lady Gaga' spirit in new post
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (IANS) Hollywood diva Salma Hayek channelled her inner Lady Gaga spirit in a new picture she shared on social media.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Anjali Tatrari: I cannot do saas-bahu drama
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress Anjali Tatrari, who is currently seen on the sitcom Sargam Ki Sadhe Satii, says when it comes to picking up characters for television, she likes to keep them real and relatable. She avoids roles that are typical.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
KSLTA u-14 Talent Series tennis: Venkatesh, Meghana upset top seeds
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) Venkatesh Subramanya and Meghana G.D. stunned the top seeds in the boys' and girls' categories respectively to enter the semifinals of the KSLTA under-14 Talent Series here on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Microsoft unveils new industry Clouds
San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) Microsoft on Wednesday launched new industry Clouds for financial services, manufacturing and nonprofit sectors.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
SC slaps Rs 5 cr fine on medical college, community service for students
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday imposed a Rs 5 crore fine on a private medical college in Unnao for violating Medical Council of India regulations in granting admission to students.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Nimrat Kaur concerned about cats disappearing near her Noida home
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress Nimrat Kaur on Wednesday expressed her concern about stray cats disappearing near her Noida home, where her parents live.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ukrainian Health Minister visits Bharat Biotech, discusses Covaxin supplies
Hyderabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Ukraine's Health Minister Maksym Stepanov on Wednesday visited Bharat Biotech's manufacturing facility here and held discussions on supplies of the company's Covid-19 vaccine Covaxin for his country.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
Motera pitch bucks a trend: not seamers, Indian spinners hold sway
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) The newly-built stadium in Motera, built with Australian expertise in design and costing Rs.800 crore in all, gave a new twist to pink ball Test cricket with spinners bucking the trend and dominating unlike the previous pink ball Tests where seamers have held sway and took more than three times the wickets taken by spinners.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Blocked 62.6 bn cyber threats in 2020: Trend Micro
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro on Wednesday said it detected 119,000 cyber threats per minute in 2020, leading it to block 62.6 billion threats last year.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Committee to probe sexual harassment complaint against TN Special DGP
Chennai, Feb 24 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government has set up a six-member committee to probe the alleged sexual harassment complaint lodged by a female IPS officer against Rajesh Das, IPS, Special Director General of Police (DGP- Law and Order).
2021-02-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Union Cabinet approves dissolution of Puducherry Assembly
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the dissolution of the Puducherry Assembly based on the recommendation of the Lieutenant Governor.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Industry players welcome budget announced by Raj CM
Jaipur, Feb 24 (IANS) Industry players have welcomed the Budget announced by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,Business/Economy
Delhi may face water shortage in March-April
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Though the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) has claimed to have made the necessary preparations to ensure adequate water supply in the city during the upcoming summer months, people in the national capital may face water shortage as the Bhakra-Nangal dam in Punjab, through which Delhi receives 220 MGD water daily, will remain shut for over a month for maintenance work.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Flipkart plans to deploy 25K electric vehicles by 2030
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) A day after Amazon India said it has deployed nearly 100 Mahindra Treo Zor three-wheelers, e-commerce marketplace Flipkart on Wednesday said it will deploy more than 25,000 electric vehicles in its supply chain by 2030.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Billie Eilish reveals her worst fear
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (IANS) Singer Billie Eilish says that she cannot imagine being a bad person to anyone. The idea that somebody could meet her and have a bad experience makes her want to jump off a cliff, she confessed.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
LED lights go off for a minute, stop play in 3rd Test
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) The LED lights at the new stadium in Motera went off for about a minute and stopped play in the second session of the first day's play in the first India-England Test on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Retd army personnel in support of farmers at Ghazipur border (Ld)
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Retired army personnel numbering about 1000 have come out in full support of the farmers' movement at Ghazipur on the Delhi-UP border.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Congress slams BJP for 'renaming' Motera stadium after PM
New Feb 24 (IANS) After the Motera Stadium in Ahmedabad was named after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress leaders were quick to attack the BJP.
2021-02-24
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
'Why silent on BJP': Kerala's CPI-M hits back at Rahul Gandhi
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 (IANS) Kerala's ruling CPI-M on Wednesday slammed Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for his remarks against the state's Pinarayi Vijayan government and termed him a "recruiting agent of the BJP".
2021-02-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Armaan Malik: Race for views, likes and streams is killing artiste and art
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Singer Armaan Malik feels the present trend of prioritising number of views and likes on any song video is causing damage to artiste as well the art. Armaan tweeted his opinion on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Goa varsity school dedicated to Parrikar rolls out first PG course
Panaji, Feb 24 (IANS) A Goa University School, dedicated to late four-time Goa Chief Minister and Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar, will roll out its first post-graduate programme in public administration in the coming academic year, a top official said on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Fatima Sana Shaikh observed Manoj Bajpayee's work to learn more
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress Fatima Sana Shaikh recalls working with Manoj Bajpayee last year has been one of the most enriching experiences in her career so far.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Renaming Motera stadium an insult to Sardar Patel: Kamal Nath
Bhopal, Feb 24 (IANS) After renaming of the Motera stadium at Ahmedabad in Gujarat to Narendra Modi Stadium, former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and Congress state unit President Kamal Nath said that it is an insult to the Iron Man of India -- Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Mangaluru to be next big IT cluster in Karnataka: Minister
Mangaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) Mangaluru on the west coast would be the next IT and IT services industry cluster in Karnataka after Bengaluru, said state Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Opposition RJD seeks removal of JD(U) Minister
Patna, Feb 24 (IANS) Following Bihar's Social Empowerment Minister Madan Sahani's statement in the Assembly, opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leaders shouted slogans demanding Sahani's removal as Cabinet Minister.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Parineeti's mom paints picture based on her new role, actress is 'overwhelmed'
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress Parineeti Chopra has shared a painting by her mother Reena Chopra that is inspired by her upcoming new film, The Girl On The Train. The painting showcases a girl standing in front of a speeding yellow train.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India five for no loss, replying to England's 112 (Dinner break)
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) India, in reply to England's first-innnings' 112, were five runs for no loss in five overs at the dinner break on the opening day of the third day-night Test here on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
'Monetise & modernise' is our motto: PM on disinvestment
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Reiterating the government's commitment towards privatisation of PSUs and asset monetisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the motto of his government is to "monetise and modernise".
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Biden to sign executive order to bolster critical US supply chains
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Joe Biden plans to sign an executive order to bolster supply chains in four key areas including semiconductor chips, pharmaceuticals, rare earth minerals and large-capacity batteries, the media reported.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Technology
5G's selective roll out in India by 2021 end (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) By the end of this year, India is expected to join the select club of countries like the US, Canada, the UK and many European Union nations where 5G technology has already been launched.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics,Technology
Ashish Sharma starts shooting for Karan Razdan's 'Hindutva'
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Actor Ashish Sharma became a familiar face on TV with his roles in shows such as Rangrasiya and Siya Ke Ram. He will soon be seen in writer-filmmaker Karan Razdan's upcoming venture, Hindutva.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
SC directs SAT to hear NSEL plea against 'Not Fit and Proper' brokers
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court has upheld the appeal of National Spot Exchange Limited (NSEL) seeking direction to the Securities and Appellate Tribunal (SAT) for hearing its plea in the "Not Fit and Proper" case against brokers.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Opposition corners Odisha govt over border dispute issue
Bhubaneswar, Feb 24 (IANS) The opposition parties on Wednesday cornered the Odisha government over the border dispute issue with Andhra Pradesh and other states.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Urvashi thanks UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov for attending her pre-birthday bash
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress Urvashi Rautela on Wednesday posted a thank-you note for UFC fighter Khabib Nurmagomedov, for taking out time to attend her pre-birthday bash. Urvashi celebrates her birthday on February 25.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Covid messing up with sugar levels of healthy people in India
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Gaurav Jain (name changed upon request) recovered from a mild Covid-19 attack around Divali and began a normal life after a short bout of weakness. Nearly three months later, Jain experienced some unusual symptoms like blurry vision, constant thirst and lethargy.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Actress Pranati Rai Prakash turns singer-composer with 'Tera muskurana'
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) TV star and model Pranati Rai Prakash is set to venture into music with her debut single Tera muskurana, which is slated to release on February 25.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
UP Assembly passes anti-conversion law
Lucknow, Feb 24 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Religious Conversion Bill, 2021 was passed by the UP Assembly on Wednesday by a voice vote.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Kangana Ranaut-starrer 'Thalaivi' in theatres on April 23
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut's much awaited film Thalaivi is all set to release in theatres on April 23. The makers made the announcement on Wednesday, on the occasion of the 73rd birth anniversary of actress-turned-politician J Jayalalithaa, whose life is depicted in the film.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Lame excuse': SC rejects Covid plea for extra USPC attempt
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that petitioners, who sought an extra chance to appear for the UPSC exam after exhausting their last attempt in October last year, made "a lame excuse" under the guise of Covid-19 to participate in the Civil Service Examination scheduled in 2021.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Shriya Pilgaonkar's new mantra: Hoop till you drop
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Shriya Pilgaonkar's newfound addiction is the hoola hoop! The actress finds the workout fun and weirdly therapeutic. On Wednesday, she shared a video on Instagram where she is seen hooping to Shakira's beats.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
SEBI seeks detailed report from NSE of 'trading halt'
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Taking note of the around four-hour-long "trading halt" on the National Stock Exchange (NSE), SEBI has directed the bourse to carry out a detailed analysis of the incident and submit its report to the regulator at the earliest.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Self-monitoring using digital health tools linked to weight loss
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Greater engagement in self-monitoring using digital health tools may help you with significant weight loss, says a new study.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Zambia's proposed cybersecurity bill stirs up controversy
Lusaka, Feb 24 (IANS) The decision by the Zambian government to introduce a cybersecurity bill has received mixed reactions from the cross section of the society.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Zambia,Politics
Telegram introduces auto-delete messages feature
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Telegram, which is fast gaining users in India in the wake of a WhatsApp privacy row, on Wednesday said it has introduced an auto-delete messages feature for individual chats, groups and channels.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Andhra cops start receiving Covid vaccine shots
Amaravati, Feb 24 (IANS) After the Covid-19 vaccination drive was deferred for them by a few weeks owing to the rural local body elections in Andhra Pradesh, police personnel in a few districts started getting inoculated for coronavirus on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Defence/Security
Former union minister Vijay Sampla is new National Commission for Scheduled Castes chairman (Ld)
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Former union minister Vijay Sampla on Wednesday took over as Chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Punjab to strengthen security in prisons
Chandigarh, Feb 24 (IANS) The Punjab government on Wednesday decided to amend the Prison Act, 1894 to strengthen security across the state's prisons and curb criminal acts by inmates through more stringent punishment for major offences like rioting, escape from prison, and other violations of prison discipline and rules.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Sharman Joshi film 'Fauji Calling' in cinemas on March 12
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Actor Sharman Joshi on Wednesday confirmed the release date of his upcoming film Fauji Calling. The film will release in theatres on March 12.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Retired Armymen support farmers at Ghazipur border
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Retired Army personnel came out in full support of the protesting farmers at Ghazipur on the Delhi-UP border on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Alia Bhatt-starrer 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' teaser released on Bhansali's birthday
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali on Wednesday launched the teaser of his upcoming Alia Bhatt-starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi, on the official website of his production house. Alia, too, shared the teaser on Instagram.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Turkey starts Covid vaccination for teachers
Istanbul, Feb 24 (IANS) Turkey on Wednesday started vaccinating teachers against Covid-19 as part of the ongoing inoculation drive, with China's Sinovac Biotech.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine,Politics
Former union minister Vijay Sampla assumes charge of Chairman National Commission for Scheduled Castes
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Former union minister Vijay Sampla on Wednesday assumed the charge of Chairman National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC).
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Fans trickle in, many avoid bird's eye view at stadium
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) The new and grand stadium built in Motera excited some fans but did not excite some others. When the first ball of the third Test between India and England was bowled, there were a handful of fans at the 1,10,000-capacity stadium that has been open to 55,000 fans for this match.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Govt's Rs 7,350 cr PLI push for IT hardware manufacturing
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) In a major boost for domestic manufacturing of IT hardware ranging from laptops, PCs to servers, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for IT Hardware, entailing a cost of around Rs 7,350 crore.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Afghanistan reports 16 new Covid cases
Kabul, Feb 24 (IANS) Afghanistan has reported 16 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the country's tally to 55,680, said a Public Health Ministry statement here on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Israel,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Jamshedpur, Bengaluru look to end season on a high (Match Preview 106)
Vasco (Goa), Feb 24 (IANS) With their playoff hopes over and with one final game to go, Jamshedpur FC and Bengaluru FC will be aiming to end the Indian Super League (ISL) on a winning note as they face each other at the Tilak Maidan Stadium here on Thursday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Delkar ended life in Maha 'to get justice after death', alleges Cong
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) The Maharashtra Congress on Wednesday contended that the Independent MP Mohan S. Delkar was fed up with the harassment of the Bharatiya Janata Party and chose to end his life in this state "to get justice after death".
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
I-League: Mohammedans come from behind to beat 10-man Chennai 2-1
Kalyani (West Bengal), Feb 24 (IANS) Suraj Rawat scored a stoppage time winner as Mohammedan Sporting recorded a 2-1 win over Chennai City FC on Wednesday in the I-League.
2021-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
2 soldiers killed in ambush in Mali
Bamako, Feb 24 (IANS) Two soldiers were killed and seven others injured in an ambush in central Mali, the Malian Armed Forces (FAMa) said on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: International, South Africa,Politics,Defence/Security
30 Indian wrestlers, including Punia, for World Ranking Series
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India's star freestyle wrestler Bajrang Punia would look forward to win back-to-back titles in the men's 65kg when the World Ranking Series begins on March 4 in the Italian port city of Ostia. In the previous edition, held in January last year, the 26-year-old Haryana international had outplayed Jordan Oliver to win gold.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Water level of Rishiganga lake falls by 1 foot
Dehradun, Feb 24 (IANS) SDRF personnel aided by the villagers have managed to widen the discharge area of a Rishiganga lake in Uttarakhand, bringing down its water level by one foot, top police officers said on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Plant protein intake may help cut premature death risk in women
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Consuming high levels of plant protein may lower the risk of premature death, cardiovascular disease and dementia-related death in older women, says a new study.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Fate worse than Trump awaits PM Modi: Mamata
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) Two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public meeting in Hooghly district's Sahaganj near Dunlop, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday launched an all-out attack of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying that the saffron brigade won't be able to score even a single goal in the forthcoming state Assembly elections.
2021-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
'50% of Indian firms to deploy intelligent automation by 2024'
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) Nearly half of all businesses in India will implement robotic process automation (RPA) by 2024, said an IDC study on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Emily Ratajkowski flaunts baby bump
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Model-actress Emily Ratajkowski is pregnant with her first child and is weeks away from her due date. The 29-year-old took to Instagram to share a couple of pictures flaunting her baby bump in a semi-sheer black catsuit on Wednesday. She joked about how she is about to pop.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Inspired by Bollywood, Majhi's syndicate used Rs 20 note as signal to smuggle coal
Kolkata/New Delhi/Dhanbad, Feb 24 (IANS) The story of absconding coal mafia kingpin Anup Majhi aka Lala, who is named in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) FIR in an illegal coal smuggling case seems to be inspired from a Bollywood crime thriller where the role of Rs 20 note becomes instrumental in the safe passage of trucks laden with coal, officers related to probe said on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
NEP can transform higher education in India: Andhra Guv
Amaravati, Feb 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said on Wednesday that the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 has the potential to transform higher education in India and meet the needs of the 21st century.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Politics
BJP to take suggestions from 2 cr people for Bengal manifesto
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The BJP will seek suggestions from two crore people in West Bengal for its election manifesto ahead of the Assembly polls.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
3rd Test: Patel takes 6 wkts as India bowl out England for 112
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Left-arm spinner Axar Patel took six wickets and off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin bagged three as India blew away England for 112 runs in their first innings on the opening day of the third Test here on Wednesday. Opener Zak Crawley was the the top scorer for England with 53 -- the solitary half-century of the innings. The next highest score was captain Joe Root's 17.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Embargo lifted on pvt banks to conduct govt business
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The government has lifted the embargo on private sector banks to undertake Central and state government business, which is still a forte of the public sector banks and three large private players in a limited way -- ICICI Bank, Axis Bank and HDFC Bank.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
My focus is on booking Olympic berth, says long jumper Sreeshankar
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Murali Sreeshankar, India's national men's long jump record holder, is geared up to compete in the second leg of the one-day Indian Grand Prix Meet scheduled for Thursday at Patiala's National Institute of Sports (NIS) campus. Sreeshankar is focusing on achieving the 2021 Olympic qualification mark of 8.22m.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Shilpa Shetty flaunts 'rockstar vibes' in Maldives
Male, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra is enjoying a cosy vacation with husband Raj Kundra in Maldives. On Wednesday, Shilpa shared a vignette from her holiday on Instagram.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Designer Tarun Tahiliani to sell 33% stake to Aditya Birla Fashion
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANSlife) Veteran fashion designer Tarun Tahiliani has entered into a strategic partnership with Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Limited (ABFRL) to launch a new line of contemporary men's ethnic wear brand and will sell 33 per cent of his existing Luxury Couture business to the group, with the option to increase it to 51 per cent in the next few years.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Chikkaballapur blast: 5 nabbed, 2 K'taka cops suspended
Chikkaballapur, Feb 24 (IANS) A day after an 'accidental explosion' in a quarry killed six persons in Karnataka's Chikkaballapur, police arrested five persons including three partners of the quarry, and suspended two police officers on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Brahminpura village in MP sets example in prohibition
Bhopal, Feb 24 (IANS) In the middle of the debate these days in Madhya Pradesh about drug de-addiction and liquor ban, Brahminpura village in Guna district stands out as an example of how the villagers have succeeded in making prohibition a success.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
GCC calls for participation in Iran's nuke deal talks
Riyadh, Feb 24 (IANS) Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary General, Nayef Al-Hajraf has called for the participation of GCC countries in any talks on Iran's nuclear deal, Al Arabiya News reported on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics
Video of B. Praak's new song featuring Gurmeet Choudhary, Hansika Motwani launched
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Actors Gurmeet Choudhary and Hansika Motwani feature in the video of B. Praak's new song, Mazaa. The actors are clearly smitten by B. Praak's talent, and say that his music, along with Jaani's lyrics, was a big deciding factor for signing up.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
TikTok purges over 3 lakh videos for spreading misinformation
San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) Popular short video-sharing platform TikTok has removed over 340,000 videos in the US for breaking the platform's rules around misinformation about the 2020 presidential election and the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Health/Medicine
Kenya to advance Africa's agenda on security, climate change at UNSC
Nairobi, Feb 24 (IANS) Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has reiterated his government's commitment in advancing the Africa's agenda at the United Nations Security Council (UNSC), particularly on climate change and security.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Kenya,Politics
Amodini, Adith win Championship Series under-18 title
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) Amodini Vijay Nayak continued to display her brilliant run of form to grab the AITA Championship Series under-18 honours at the Fortune Sports Academy here on Wednesday. In the finals, Amodini, 14, brushed aside the challenge of Siri Patil in just about an hour with a clinical 6-0, 6-2 victory.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
74 new cases, 69 recover, no Covid death in J&K in 24 hrs
Jammu, Feb 24 (IANS) Seventy-four new Covid cases emerged in J&K on Wednesday and 69 patients were discharged from hospital after recovery while no Covid-related death was reported from anywhere in the UT during the last 24 hours.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Daudzai arrives in Pak to push forward peace process
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Mohammad Omar Daudzai, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's Special Envoy for Pakistan, arrived here on Wednesday for talks on Afghanistan's peace process, Pakistani officials said.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Eight-year-old kidnapped, murdered in Telangana
Hyderabad, Feb 24 (IANS) In a shocking incident, an eight-year-old boy was kidnapped and murdered by unidentified people in Telangana's Mahabubnagar district, police said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Noted Punjabi singer Sardool Sikander dies at 60
Chandigarh, Feb 24 (IANS) Acclaimed Punjabi singer Sardool Sikander passed away at Fortis hospital in Mohali near here in Punjab on Wednesday. He was 60.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Punjab,Cinema/Showbiz
SEBI seeks detailed report from NSE of 'trading halt'
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Taking note of the around four-hour-long "trading halt" on the National Stock Exchange (NSE), SEBI has directed the bourse to carry out a detailed analysis of the incident and submit its report to the regulator at the earliest.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Self-monitoring using digital health tools linked to weight loss
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Greater engagement in self-monitoring using digital health tools may help you with significant weight loss, says a new study.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Zambia's proposed cybersecurity bill stirs up controversy
Lusaka, Feb 24 (IANS) The decision by the Zambian government to introduce a cybersecurity bill has received mixed reactions from the cross section of the society.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Zambia,Politics
Telegram introduces auto-delete messages feature
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Telegram, which is fast gaining users in India in the wake of a WhatsApp privacy row, on Wednesday said it has introduced an auto-delete messages feature for individual chats, groups and channels.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Andhra cops start receiving Covid vaccine shots
Amaravati, Feb 24 (IANS) After the Covid-19 vaccination drive was deferred for them by a few weeks owing to the rural local body elections in Andhra Pradesh, police personnel in a few districts started getting inoculated for coronavirus on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Defence/Security
Former union minister Vijay Sampla is new National Commission for Scheduled Castes chairman (Ld)
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Former union minister Vijay Sampla on Wednesday took over as Chairman of the National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Punjab to strengthen security in prisons
Chandigarh, Feb 24 (IANS) The Punjab government on Wednesday decided to amend the Prison Act, 1894 to strengthen security across the state's prisons and curb criminal acts by inmates through more stringent punishment for major offences like rioting, escape from prison, and other violations of prison discipline and rules.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Sharman Joshi film 'Fauji Calling' in cinemas on March 12
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Actor Sharman Joshi on Wednesday confirmed the release date of his upcoming film Fauji Calling. The film will release in theatres on March 12.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Retired Armymen support farmers at Ghazipur border
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Retired Army personnel came out in full support of the protesting farmers at Ghazipur on the Delhi-UP border on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Alia Bhatt-starrer 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' teaser released on Bhansali's birthday
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali on Wednesday launched the teaser of his upcoming Alia Bhatt-starrer Gangubai Kathiawadi, on the official website of his production house. Alia, too, shared the teaser on Instagram.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Turkey starts Covid vaccination for teachers
Istanbul, Feb 24 (IANS) Turkey on Wednesday started vaccinating teachers against Covid-19 as part of the ongoing inoculation drive, with China's Sinovac Biotech.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine,Politics
Former union minister Vijay Sampla assumes charge of Chairman National Commission for Scheduled Castes
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Former union minister Vijay Sampla on Wednesday assumed the charge of Chairman National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC).
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Fans trickle in, many avoid bird's eye view at stadium
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) The new and grand stadium built in Motera excited some fans but did not excite some others. When the first ball of the third Test between India and England was bowled, there were a handful of fans at the 1,10,000-capacity stadium that has been open to 55,000 fans for this match.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Govt's Rs 7,350 cr PLI push for IT hardware manufacturing
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) In a major boost for domestic manufacturing of IT hardware ranging from laptops, PCs to servers, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for IT Hardware, entailing a cost of around Rs 7,350 crore.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Afghanistan reports 16 new Covid cases
Kabul, Feb 24 (IANS) Afghanistan has reported 16 fresh Covid cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the country's tally to 55,680, said a Public Health Ministry statement here on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Israel,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Jamshedpur, Bengaluru look to end season on a high (Match Preview 106)
Vasco (Goa), Feb 24 (IANS) With their playoff hopes over and with one final game to go, Jamshedpur FC and Bengaluru FC will be aiming to end the Indian Super League (ISL) on a winning note as they face each other at the Tilak Maidan Stadium here on Thursday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Delkar ended life in Maha 'to get justice after death', alleges Cong
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) The Maharashtra Congress on Wednesday contended that the Independent MP Mohan S. Delkar was fed up with the harassment of the Bharatiya Janata Party and chose to end his life in this state "to get justice after death".
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
I-League: Mohammedans come from behind to beat 10-man Chennai 2-1
Kalyani (West Bengal), Feb 24 (IANS) Suraj Rawat scored a stoppage time winner as Mohammedan Sporting recorded a 2-1 win over Chennai City FC on Wednesday in the I-League.
2021-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
2 soldiers killed in ambush in Mali
Bamako, Feb 24 (IANS) Two soldiers were killed and seven others injured in an ambush in central Mali, the Malian Armed Forces (FAMa) said on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: International, South Africa,Politics,Defence/Security
30 Indian wrestlers, including Punia, for World Ranking Series
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India's star freestyle wrestler Bajrang Punia would look forward to win back-to-back titles in the men's 65kg when the World Ranking Series begins on March 4 in the Italian port city of Ostia. In the previous edition, held in January last year, the 26-year-old Haryana international had outplayed Jordan Oliver to win gold.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Water level of Rishiganga lake falls by 1 foot
Dehradun, Feb 24 (IANS) SDRF personnel aided by the villagers have managed to widen the discharge area of a Rishiganga lake in Uttarakhand, bringing down its water level by one foot, top police officers said on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Plant protein intake may help cut premature death risk in women
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Consuming high levels of plant protein may lower the risk of premature death, cardiovascular disease and dementia-related death in older women, says a new study.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Fate worse than Trump awaits PM Modi: Mamata
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) Two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's public meeting in Hooghly district's Sahaganj near Dunlop, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday launched an all-out attack of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), saying that the saffron brigade won't be able to score even a single goal in the forthcoming state Assembly elections.
2021-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
'50% of Indian firms to deploy intelligent automation by 2024'
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) Nearly half of all businesses in India will implement robotic process automation (RPA) by 2024, said an IDC study on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
B.S. Bassi's UPSC tenure to end, in line for Puducherry Lt Gov?
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Former Delhi Police Commissioner Bhim Sain Bassi is being considered for the post of Lt Governor of Puducherry but the government is "bit wary", sources said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nadda to visit Kolkata, have lunch at mill worker's house
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) BJP chief J.P. Nadda will visit poll-bound West Bengal to attend several programmes of the party.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India one of world's top markets for solar energy: ISA
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India is now one of the world's top markets for solar energy, a new report by the International Solar Alliance (ISA) said on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Shocking', says Delhi HC on murder of undertrial inside Tihar
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday expressed shock at the alleged murder of an undertrial inside Tihar jail.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
3rd Test: England reduced to 81/4, India take upper hand (Tea)
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Spinners Axar Patel and Ravichandran Ashwin and fast bowler Ishant Sharma struck early as India reduced England to 81/4 at the end of the first session of the day-night third Test at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
19 new Covid cases reported from Prayagraj
Prayagraj (UP), Feb 24 (IANS) In a major development, 19 new Covid cases were reported from Prayagraj on Wednesday with 13 of them from two schools.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Sensex up 1,000 pts as trading session extended (Ld)
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) The BSE Sensex soared over 1,000 points on Wednesday afternoon after the trading session for the equities and equities derivatives segment was extended till 5 p.m.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Submit immunogenicity data, SEC asks Dr Reddy before nod for Sputnik V
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Central Drug Standard Control Organisation's (CDSCO)Subject Expert Committee has asked Dr Reddy's Laboratories to present additional data of immunogenicity while reviewing its application for Emergency Use Authorisation (EUA) of Russian Covid vaccine Sputnik V in India, sources said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Nothing announces Teenage Engineering as founding partner
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Nothing Technologies, the newly-launched venture of OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei, on Wednesday announced Stockholm-based company Teenage Engineering as its founding partner.
2021-02-24
Category: International, India,Technology
Poor network experience forcing users to leave Jio for Airtel
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Airtel is fast gaining ground in India when it comes to wooing new users while the industry disruptor Jio is losing customers owing to "poor network experience", a new report has revealed.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Essar MoU with IIT Dhanbad for R&D in CBM gas exploration
Durgapur, Feb 24 (IANS) Essar Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Ltd (EOGEPL) has signed a memorandum of understanding for collaboration with the prestigious IIT (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad, to jointly work on research and development of various advanced CBM technological innovations indigenously.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Potential therapy to prevent, treat endometrial cancer recurrence
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Researchers have found that endocrine-targeted therapies and an assessment of biomarkers in sex hormone and insulin signalling pathways may be useful in the prevention and treatment of endometrial cancer recurrence.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Russia's daily Covid cases hit new low in months
Moscow, Feb 24 (IANS) Russia registered 11,749 coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, the lowest daily increase since October 8, the country's Covid-19 response centre said on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine,Politics
TN, Kerala polls: Chandy in Chennai for talks with Stalin
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader and former Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Wednesday arrived in Chennai for talks with DMK chief M.K. Stalin, ahead of Assembly polls in Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Late Sridevi's handwritten note shared by daughter Janhvi
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Bollywood actress Janhvi Kapoor on Wednesday shared a note her mother Sridevi on wrote to her, on the occasion of the late superstar's third death anniversary.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
When Arthur Conan Doyle responded to the call of a Parsi lawyer
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) In the village of Great Wyrley near Birmingham, someone is mutilating horses. Someone is also sending threatening letters to the vicarage, where the vicar, Shahpur Edalji, is a Parsi convert to Christianity and the first Indian to have a parish in England.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Sanjay Gupta applauds efforts of 'Mumbai Saga' team, shares teaser
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) The last year has been tough for Bollywood with film shoots coming to complete halt during lockdown. filmmaker Sanjay Gupta recalls how the team of his upcoming film Mumbai Saga struggled against the odds and continued to work hard.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Shahjahanpur woman was set ablaze after failed rape attempt
Shahjahanpur (UP), Feb 24 (IANS) The BA second year student who was found half-burnt near a highway in Shahjahanpur, has now told the police that three people tried to rape her in a field near Rai Kheda village on Monday evening and when they did not succeed, they poured kerosene and set her on fire.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Priyanka Chopra Jonas shares memes on herself
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) The joke's on Priyanka Chopra Jonas currently with fan-made memes flooding social media, and the actress is having a good laugh on herself.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Punjab signs pact for powerhouses of Shahpurkandi dam
Chandigarh, Feb 24 (IANS) The Punjab Water Resources Department on Wednesday signed an agreement for the construction of powerhouses of the Shahpurkandi dam project.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Hotel staff in 5 Thai tourist spots among vax priority group
Bangkok, Feb 24 (IANS) The hotel employees in Thailand's five tourist destinations are among the first people in the Southeast Asian country to receive the Covid vaccine shots, Tourism and Sports Minister Phiphat Ratchakitprakarn said on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine,Politics
Vax for 60+, comorbid people from March 1, free at govt centres
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Announcing the third phase of vaccination against Covid-19 pandemic from March 1, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said people above 60 and those above 45 years of age with comorbidities will be vaccinated free of cost at government hospitals.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Kirti Kulhari starts shooting for 'Four More Shots Please!' season 3
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress Kirti Kulhari has commenced shooting for the third season of the web series Four More Shots Please in the city.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Samsung tops global TV market for 15th straight year in 2020: Report
Seoul, Feb 24 (IANS) Samsung Electronics remained as the world's leading TV vendor for the 15th straight year in 2020 on the back of its QLED and large TVs, a report showed on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Disha's jaw-dropping stunts impress rumoured beau Tiger Shroff
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress and fitness enthusiast Disha Patani shared a video performing various jaw-dropping stunts, and rumoured beau Tiger Shroff seems impressed and envious.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Chrissy Teigen asks President Biden to unfollow her: It's not you, it's me
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (IANS) Model Chrissy Teigen requested the official Twitter account of the President Of United States Joe Biden to unfollow her
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Ishant Sharma felicitated by President Kovind, Shah on 100th Test
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Fast bowler Ishant Sharma was on Wednesday felicitated by President Ram Nath Kovind and Home Minister Amit Shah ahead of his 100th Test match. Sharma is only the second Indian fast bowler after former captain Kapil Dev to play 100 Test matches.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Palghar lynching: SC asks Maha police to submit fresh charge sheet
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the Maharashtra police to submit the second supplementary charge sheet in the alleged lynching of two seers and another person in Palghar in April last year.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Over 50% travellers will continue to prioritize safety, hygiene'
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) While travellers are eagerly waiting to explore the world without the fear of infection, over 50 per cent of them will continue to prioritize safety and hygiene when travelling, a survey said on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Anil Kapoor talks all things food! (Exclusive)
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANSlife) Bollywood veteran Anil Kapoor reveals he has different foods for different moods. The 64-year-old says he loves to try different cuisines and special items from every country he visits.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Nitish gives indications of cracks in Owaisi's AIMIM
Patna, Feb 24 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar hinted that Hyderabad Member of Parliament (MP) Asaduddin Owaisi's All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) is on the verge of breaking up while speaking in the Bihar Assembly. Nitish launched a sharp attack on Akhtarul Iman, AIMIM Bihar state President and MLA, and said Owaisi would now be left all alone. At present, the AIMIM has five MLAs in the Bihar Assembly.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Child dies in Greek migrant camp fire
Athens, Feb 24 (IANS) A 7-year-old child died in a fire at a migrant camp near the Greek capital, Greek national news agency AMNA reported on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Greece,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
No new taxes, Raj to have separate agriculture Budget from 2022
Jaipur, Feb 24 (IANS) Focusing on agriculture, health and education without imposing any new taxes, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday presented the first paperless Budget 2021-22 in the state Assembly.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Haier launches AI-enabled 4K Smart LED TVs in India
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Home appliances and consumer electronics brand Haier on Wednesday announced the expansion of its Google-certified Android LED TV series in the Indian market at starting price of Rs 51,490.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Inkjet printers fastest-growing in 2020, HP leads overall market
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) PC and printer major HP Inc maintained its leadership in the overall Indian Hardcopy Peripherals (HCP) market with a share of 40.2 per cent and a year-on-year growth in shipment of 22.1 per cent in 2020, an IDC report said on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Amazon Fashion introduces New Spring Summer'21 Styles
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANSlife) As we resume normalcy with caution, it is also the right time to rediscover fashion trends and add a touch of spring-summer to our wardrobes. The New Season Store on Amazon Fashion brings to you 8.5K+ styles across 70+ fashion brands at attractive prices beginning from Rs 249 from leading brands such as Adidas, Biba, Marks & Spencer, ONLY, Puma, UCB and Vero Moda, among others.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
India 2nd in APAC to face most cyberattacks in 2020: IBM
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) India was second only to Japan in Asia Pacific in terms of number of cyberattacks that it faced in 2020, making up seven per cent of all attacks in the region, an IBM report said on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Cabinet okays PLI for IT, pharma sector
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved Production Linked Incentive (PLI)schemes for IT and pharma sectors.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Gurugram manager shot dead near Delhi-Mumbai Expressway
Gurugram, Feb 24 (IANS) A manager of a private firm was allegedly shot dead late on Tuesday night at the under-construction Delhi-Mumbai Expressway near Sancholi village in Sohna area in Gurugram.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Telangana ambulance staff held for 2 kg gold theft from accident spot
Hyderabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Telangana police on Wednesday arrested a driver and emergency medical technician of a 108 ambulance for theft of 2.300 kg gold ornaments from a car which met with accident killing two of the occupants.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Raj bypolls: Cong attempts to placate Pilot
New Delhi/Jaipur, Feb 24 (IANS) Ahead of bypolls in four Assembly segments, the Congress in Rajasthan is trying to work out a truce between Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Namibian Prez lauds China's Covid vaccine assistance
Windhoek, Feb 24 (IANS) Namibian President Hage Geingob on Wednesday lauded China and other nations for Covid vaccine assistance to the country in fighting the pandemic.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Namibia,Health/Medicine,Politics
Lao officials monitoring border to curb 2nd Covid wave
Vientiane, Feb 24 (IANS) The authorities across Laos continue to implement preventive measures and closely monitor the people entering the country to prevent the second wave of Covid outbreak.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Lao Peoples Democratic Republic,Health/Medicine,Politics
realme Narzo 30 Pro 5G, Narzo 30A arrive in India
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Fastest-growing smartphone brand realme on Wednesday introduced newest additions to its Narzo series family, the Narzo 30 Pro 5G and Narzo 30A, in the Indian market.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Yogi mounts scathing attack on Oppn in Assembly
Lucknow, Feb 24 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday mounted a blistering attack on the opposition.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Scientists begin assessment of marine mammal population
Kochi, Feb 24 (IANS) In a major attempt that would pave the way for boosting India's seafood trade, the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (ICAR-CMFRI), the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) and the Fishery Survey of India (FSI) have jointly launched a research cruise for assessing the marine mammal population in the exclusive economic zone here on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Environment/Wildlife
Odisha identifies 1.04 lakh ineligible KALIA beneficiaries
Bhubaneswar, Feb 24 (IANS) A total of 1.04 lakh ineligible beneficiaries have been identified under the KALIA scheme in Odisha, Agriculture Minister Arun Kumar Sahoo told the state Assembly on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Goa Cong protests assembly session during Catholic holy week
Panaji, Feb 24 (IANS) The Congress in Goa on Wednesday protested the notification of dates for the upcoming Budget Session from March 24 to April 12, saying the dates clashed with the Holy Week observed by the state's Catholic community, which coincides with the period of fasting known as Lent.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics,Religion
Sardar Patel stadium renamed as Narendra Modi Stadium
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) The Sardar Patel stadium in Motera near Ahmedabad was on Wednesday renamed as the Narendra Modi Stadium. The stadium, popularly known as the Motera Stadium was recently re-opened after extensive renovation which increased seating capacity to a record 1,10,000.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Amitabh Bachchan hints at new beginnings
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan on Wednesday spoke of new beginnings, dropping hint that a big announcement is in the offing.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Cop killed in Bihar encounter with liquor mafia
Patna, Feb 24 (IANS) A Sub-Inspector in Bihar's Sitamarhi district was killed in an encounter with a liquor mafia gang while a guard sustained injuries on Wednesday afternoon. Sources said that a smuggler was also killed.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Vaccination to help healthcare workers to deal with Covid wave'
Panaji, Feb 24 (IANS) The second dosage of the Covid-19 vaccine administered to healthcare and frontline workers will help in case Goa needs to deal with a second Covid-19 wave, Dr. Shivavand Bandodkar, the state's top medical official and dean of the Goa Medical College said on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Himachal allows paragliding, river rafting in more sites
Shimla, Feb 24 (IANS) To boost adventure tourism in Himachal Pradesh, the government on Wednesday said it has notified additional sites for paragliding and river rafting in Kullu, Kangra, Mandi, Chamba, and Shimla.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
Will march to Parliament if farm laws not repealed: Rakesh Tikait
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait has said that the farmers would march to the Parliament if the three agricultural laws are not taken back.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
3rd Test: England choose to bat first in pink ball Test
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) England on Wednesday chose to bat first in the third Test against India at the newly renamed Narendra Modi Stadium in Motera near Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Realme launches Narzo 30 Pro 5G, Narzo 30A in India
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Realme on Wednesday introduced the newest additions to its Narzo series family, the Narzo 30 Pro 5G and Narzo 30A in the Indian market.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Amaravati activist hits BJP leader with slipper during TV debate
Amaravati, Feb 24 (IANS) A live debate on a Telugu news channel turned ugly when one of the panelists assaulted a BJP leader with a slipper.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
NRI demand for luxury homes is back post-Covid: Report
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Demand for luxury homes in India has improved among the Non Resident Indians (NRI) in the post-Covid scenario, according to Anarock's latest consumer survey.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India presents report on wildlife conservation initiatives: UN body
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Indian government has produced a report detailing conservation initiatives for many species listed on the CMS Appendices, including those added during COP13 in Gandhinagar, the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) secretariat said on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Delhi: Retd IFS officer shoots self in Defence Colony, dies
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) An 81-year-old retired IFS officer shot himself in south Delhi's Defence Colony on Wednesday morning. He was rushed to hospital but he later succumbed to his injuries.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Yesterday once more: Skyroom is back in new avatar
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) As you walk down the main thoroughfare in Kolkata's key arterial stretch of Southern Avenue, you can find a quaint narrow alley that will lead you to a whole new world of a vintage city.
2021-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Art/Culture/Books
Four missing UP girls found in Uttarakhand (Ld)
Lakhimpur Kheri (UP), Feb 24 (IANS) The four girls who went missing on their way to school on Tuesday, were found in Uttarakhand on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Women to have ownership of house in rural UP
Lucknow, Feb 24 (IANS) In a landmark decision, women in rural areas in Uttar Pradesh will now get the ownership of their house.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pandemic effect: India pushes to upgrade critical care health infra
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The COVID-19 induced pandemic revealed major creaks in healthcare systems across the globe. In India, the void of a limited number of hospitals, debilitating medical infrastructure and restricted access to healthcare was felt the strongest for 72 years of the countrys independence. As state and central governments recognized the gaps, it can be sufficiently said that the pandemic completely changed the dynamics of the Indian healthcare ecosystem for years to come.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Modi remembers Jayalalithaa's efforts to empower 'Nari Shakti'
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday remembered six-time Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and AIADMK leader J. Jayalalithaa on her 73rd birth anniversary, praising her efforts to empower 'Nari Shakti' (woman power).
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kerala CM withdraws cases over Sabarimala, CAA protests
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 (IANS) Under pressure from numerous quarters, the Pinarayi Vijayan government in Kerala on Wednesday decided to withdraw cases against protesters on the Sabarimala temple issue and also against those involved in anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
ED searches SBBEL premises in Rs 605 Cr money laundering case
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) carried out searches at various premises of Amar Chand Gupta, Ram Laal Gupta, Raj Kumar Gupta and other family members in connection with its probe into a money laundering case for siphoning off loan amount of Rs 605 crore by Shree Bankey Bihari Exports Limited (SBBEL).
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Researchers develop two new rapid Covid diagnostic tests
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Researchers have developed two new rapid diagnostic tests for Covid-19 -- one to detect Covid-19 variants and one to help differentiate from other illnesses that have Covid-like symptoms.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Union MoS Defence Shripad Naik discharged a month after road accident
Panaji, Feb 24 (IANS) More than a month after he was hospitalised with serious injuries following a road accident in Karnataka, Union Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik on Wednesday was discharged from a top government hospital.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Pvt schools in Gurugram reluctant to resume primary classes
Gurugram, Feb 24 (IANS) The Haryana government's decision to reopen schools for classes 3 to 5 from February 24 has received a mixed response from the private schools in Gurugram.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Haryana,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Malaysia rolls out Covid vaccination drive as PM gets first jab
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 24 (IANS) Malaysia on Wednesday launched the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination programme with Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin being the first person to get the jab.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Malaysia,Health/Medicine,Politics
2 militants killed in Kashmir encounter (Ld)
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) Two unidentified militants have been killed in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces at Shalgul forest area at Srigufwara in south Kashmir's Anantnag district on Wednesday, officials said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
3rd Test: England choose to bat first (Toss)
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) England on Wednesday chose to bat first ahead of the third Test against India at the newly renamed Narendra Modi Stadium in Motera near Ahmedabad, Gujarat. The match is the only day-night Test in the four-match series, which is tied 1-1, and will be played with the pink ball.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Acclaimed Punjabi singer Sikander passes away
Chandigarh, Feb 24 (IANS) Acclaimed Punjabi singer Sardool Sikander passed away at Fortis hospital in Mohali near here in Punjab on Wednesday. He was 60.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Punjab,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine
What NASA is doing to help cut aviation emissions
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Through partnership with the industry, NASA wants to advance design and modelling tools pertinent to future aircraft products with an Electrified Aircraft Propulsion (EAP) system.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Environment/Wildlife
Like wine, environmental conditions impact whiskey flavour
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Flavour differences in whiskey can be discerned based solely on the environment in which the barley used to make the whiskey is grown, a new study suggests.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
Kerala Minister should resign over fishing scam: Cong
Kollam (Kerala) Feb 24 (IANS) Leader of Opposition Ramesh Chennithala on Wednesday demanded the resignation of Kerala Fisheries Minister J. Mercykutty over the now cancelled deep sea fishing project.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Angry mob kills leopard in Karnataka village
Hassan (Karnataka), Feb 24 (IANS) Villagers from Karnataka's Hassan district have killed an adult leopard which has attacked and injured at least five people in two neighbouring villages.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Hyderabad girl who cooked up story of kidnap, rape, ends life
Hyderabad, Feb 24 (IANS) A 19-year-old girl, who had faked her abduction and rape at Ghatkesar on Hyderabad's outskirts about two weeks ago to run away from home, committed suicide on Wednesday, police said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid fear helps detect metal pin in Mumbai girl's chest
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) A 10-year-old Mumbai girl got a fresh lease of life after doctors at a private hospital extracted a 3-cm long pointed metal pin she had accidentally swallowed nearly two years ago, officials said here on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
10 drown as car falls into river in Afghanistan
Kabul, Feb 24 (IANS) Ten commuters drowned after their car fell into a river in Afghanistan's southern Uruzgan, provincial government spokesman Ahmad Shah Sahel said on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nia Sharma turns white angel in new photo-op
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress Nia Sharma looks every inch stunning dressed in an all-white mesh ensemble, in her new social media post.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Rakhi Sawant urges fans to pray for her mother
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Rakhi Sawants mother Jaya Sawant is battling cancer, a fact that came to light during her recent stay on Bigg Boss 14. The reality TV star has now requested fans to pray for her mother.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
NSDC collaborates with SahiPay for digital financial literacy
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) With a vision to promote nano-entrepreneurship amongst youth in the financial services sector, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) on Wednesday announced its collaboration with SahiPay -- an Android based integrated platform developed by Manipal Business solutions (MBS) to promote digital enablement and financial inclusion in the country.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Cong says BJP diverting from real issues by attacking Rahul
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) After controversy erupted following Rahul Gandhi's statement in Kerala on Tuesday, the Congress on Wednesday said that the BJP is diverting from the real issues about rising oil prices, inflation, Chinese intrusion and farmers protest.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Airtel enters advertising business with Airtel Ads
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Bharti Airtel has entered the advertising business with the launch of Airtel Ads, a brand engagement solution.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Centre rushes teams to states, UT seeing surge in Covid cases
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Centre has deputed high level multi-disciplinary teams to Maharashtra, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat, Punjab, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir for supporting them in public health measures for targeted Covid-19 response and management, and effectively tackling the pandemic.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Sardar Patel stadium renamed after PM Modi
Ahmedabad, Feb 24 (IANS) The Sardar Patel stadium in Motera near Ahmedabad was on Wednesday renamed as the Narendra Modi Stadium.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Punjab 'shamelessly' protecting Mukhtar Ansari: UP govt to SC
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the Punjab government is "shamelessly" protecting gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari as he is not being handed back to UP where he faces trial for several heinous offences before a special MP/MLA court.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Nigerian troops kill Boko Haram militants, take back lost town'
Abuja, Feb 24 (IANS) Nigerian troops killed several Boko Haram militants while taking back a "lost town" in the country's northeast region, an army spokesman said.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Nigeria,Politics,Defence/Security
First batch of Sputnik V vaccine delivered to Mexico
Moscow, Feb 24 (IANS) The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russias sovereign wealth fund) announced the delivery of the first batch of Sputnik V vaccine against coronavirus to Mexico.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,National,Health/Medicine
Flipkart plans to deploy 25K EVs by 2030
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) A day after Amazon India said it has deployed nearly 100 Mahindra Treo Zor three-wheelers, e-commerce marketplace Flipkart on Wednesday said it will deploy more than 25,000 electric vehicles in its supply chain by 2030.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Jyoti stuns 2-time world champion, enters Strandja Memorial quarters
Sofia (Bulgaria), Feb 24 (IANS) Former youth world champion Jyoti Gulia (51kg) stunned two-time world champion Nazym Kyzaibay of Kazakhstan and progressed into the quarter-finals at the 72nd Strandja Memorial Tournament on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Bulgaria,Sports,Other Sports
Doing everything to double farmers' income: Modi
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) On completion of two years of NDA government's flagship programme PM-Kisan Scheme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the government is doing everything possible to double farmers' income, and many initiatives have been taken so far for transforming agriculture.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Pak offers $15M credit line to SL for defence cooperation'
Islamabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi has said that defence and security cooperation to end the menace of terrorism are of equal importance to both Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
International action director Don Lee wants to cast Mahesh Manjrekar as a gangster!
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) International action director Don Lee is keen on directing actor-filmmaker Mahesh Manjrekar in the role of a gangster someday!
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kajol and Ajay Devgn celebrate 22 years of marriage
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Bollywood couple Kajol and Ajay Devgn on Wednesday shared messages on social media to mark their marriage anniversary. The two had tied the knot on February 24, 1999.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
UP high school student gang-raped, stabbed
Gonda (UP), Feb 24 (IANS) In yet another shocking crime in Uttar Pradesh, a high school girl student in Mankapur Kotwali area of Gonda district was gang-raped and then stabbed by four men.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
40L tractors to be part of farmers' movement: Tikait
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait on Wednesday warned the Centre that if the demands on the three controversial laws are not met, then 40 lakh tractors would join the farmers' agitation.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Reels lands in Instagram Lite app in India
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform Instagram on Wednesday announced that its users in India will now be able to view the Reels within the Instagram Lite app.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Fat cells may influence how body reacts to heart failure
Toronto, Feb 24 (IANS) Limiting the amount of fat the body releases into the bloodstream from fat cells during heart failure could help improve outcomes for patients, say researchers.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Indore launches 'Safe City' initiative for girls, women
Indore, Feb 24 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has recently launched the 'Safe City' initiative here which focuses on imparting self-defence skills to the girls and the women in battling against the anti-social elements.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Ayushmann Khurrana: I miss my long hair
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana wore his hair long for his role in the upcoming film, Chandigarh Kare Aashiqui. Now that he has had a trim, he is missing his long hair.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Central & state leadership can't be challenged: Raj BJP in-charge (Ld)
Jaipur, Feb 24 (IANS) BJP state in-charge for Rajasthan, Arun Singh, has openly announced that central and state leadership cannot be challenged and each party worker needs to follow party guidelines and discipline.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Impact by Honeywell launched to cater to growing mid-segment in India
Pune, Feb 24 (IANS) Technology company Honeywell on Wednesday announced the launch of Impact by Honeywell, a brand that has been especially created to cater to the growing mid-segment in India.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Consumer gold demand in India set to recover in 2021: WGC Report
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Demand for gold among Indian consumers is likely to recover in 2021 on the back of the lower import duty among other announcements made in the Union Budget for FY22, said a World Gold Council (WGC) report.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Tiger Woods awake, recovering after "long procedures to lower right leg" (4th Ld)
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) American golf great Tiger Woods is "awake, responsive and recovering in his hospital room" after undergoing long surgical procedures on his lower right leg and ankle, the Harbor-UCLA Medical Centre in California said on Wednesday in a statement on Woods's social media handles.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Sports,Golf
Sony is working on next-gen VR headset for PS5: Report
San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) Sony is working on a next-generation virtual reality (VR) headset for the PS5 that will include an improved field of view, resolution and even a single cord to make it easier to use.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Gardening, walking preserve women's mobility during aging: Study
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Light-intensity physical activity, including gardening, shopping or a casual walk may protect mobility in older women, suggests a new study.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Madhuri Dixit garners 22M followers on Instagram
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress Madhuri Dixit Nene has gained a whopping fan following of 22 million on Instagram. She has posted a boomerang video on the video and photo sharing platform, thanking fans for all the love.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Intel joins hands with Google Cloud to advance 5G networks
San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) Intel is teaming up with Google Cloud to develop integrated solutions for communication service providers to accelerate 5G deployment across multiple network and edge locations.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Exodus continues from UP Congress
Lucknow, Feb 24 (IANS) The exodus from the Congress continues unabated in Uttar Pradesh.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Alia Bhatt-starrer 'Gangubai Kathiawadi' in cinemas on July 30
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Actress Alia Bhatt on Wednesday tweeted to announce the release date of her film Gangubai Kathiawadi. The Sanjay Leela Bhansali film is slated to release on July 30.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Central & state leadership can't be challenged: Raj BJP in-charge
Jaipur, Feb 24 (IANS) BJP state in-charge for Rajasthan, Arun Singh, has openly announced that central and state leadership cannot be challenged and each party worker needs to follow party guidelines and discipline.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Merely created Toolkit, others edited: Shantanu to court
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Shantanu Muluk, who is an accused in the 'Toolkit' conspiracy case related to the farmers' protest, has asserted that he merely created the document with information on the agitation, which was then edited by others without his knowledge.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Shareholders of Prime Focus challenge price of open offer made by promoters, the Namit Malhotra Family
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Shareholders of Prime Focus including Reliance Media Works Financial Services Private Limited, which holds significant equity stake in Prime Focus have challenged the low valuation of Rs. 44.15 per share offered to the retail and public shareholders of Prime Focus under the open offer made by Namit Malhotra Family, the Promoters of Prime Focus.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BOE to supply OLED panels for iPhone 13: Report
San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) Apple is reportedly planning to launch the iPhone 13 lineup and now a new report has claimed that the display manufacturer BOE will be one of the main suppliers of the OLED panels for the upcoming models.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
NSE impacted by technical glitch; intra-day trading affected
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Trading on the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) was stalled during the intra-day session on Wednesday due to a technical glitch.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Allahabad HC launches virtual court for traffic offences
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 24 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has launched a virtual court at the Allahabad district court for the disposal of the cases related to road traffic violation, Interoperable Criminal Justice System (ICJS) and Integration of Civil Court with Land Records (Bhulekh) through online mode.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
More Indians turn entrepreneurs as job market still bleak
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) While the job market still looks bleak in India after a pandemic-hit 2020, the world's professional network LinkedIn said on Wednesday it has seen a 10 per cent growth in members with the title 'founders' or 'co-founder' on their profiles on the platform.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Overseas groups trying to hijack farmers' stir: Indo-Canadian bodies
Toronto, Feb 24 (IANS) Various Indo-Canadian organisations, in a joint letter to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have supported his handling of the farmers' agitation against the three farm laws.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Canada,National
Major Indian artists at upcoming New York auction series
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANSlife) Over 750 objects from 5,000 years of art spanning all epochs and categories of Asian art from Chinese archaic bronzes through Japanese and Korean art to modern and contemporary Indian painting, will go under the hammer in a series of auctions at the Asian Art Week by auction house Christie's in March in New York.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Bollywood plans a big comeback with sequels
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Bollywood might have had a slow run last year with lockdown prompting total closure of cinema halls through most of 2020, but the industry sure has plans to bounce back with multiple big-ticket films over the next months. A large chunk of these are sequels.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Two new Delhi HC judges take oath
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Delhi High Court Chief Justice D.N. Patel on Wednesday administered oath to Jasmeet Singh and Amit Bansal as the Judges of the court.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
US, UNHCR, rights groups oppose Malaysia's Rohingya repatriation (Ld)
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) UN agencies, western governments, including the US, and global human rights groups have strongly opposed Malaysia's sudden repatriation of 1,084 Rohingya refugees to Myanmar.
2021-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Diplomacy,Human Interest/Society,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Problem of plenty: Nepal has more Covid vax than it can administer
New Delhi, Feb 24, Nepal has been one of the swiftest countries to procure the coronavirus vaccines for its citizens, faster than it is able to give them the jabs.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Vedanta Nand Ghar bags the "CSR Shining Star Award"
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Vedanta Limited has been conferred with the "CSR Shining Star Award" under the category of Child Development for Nand Ghar, Vedanta Group's flagship corporate social responsibility project.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Reddit raise another $116M, ups Series E round to $366M
San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) Online public discussion forum Reddit that raised $250 million in Series E funding earlier this month has now added more than $116 million to the round.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
US, UNHCR, rights groups oppose Malaysia's Rohingya repatriation
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) UN agencies, western governments, including the US, and global human rights groups have strongly opposed Malaysia's sudden repatriation of 1,084 Rohingya refugees to Myanmar.
2021-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Diplomacy,Human Interest/Society,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
SC dismisses plea of UPSC aspirants seeking extra chance
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a plea filed by scores of UPSC aspirants, who had exhausted their last attempt in October 2020 exam amid Covid-19, seeking an extra chance at the prestigious civil services exam. The top court had reserved the judgement on February 9.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Home loan demand rising in mid, high-range segments
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Demand for home loans in the mid and high-range segments is on the rise, showed a survey by Magicbricks.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Saina, Srikanth given tough draws at All England Open
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) London Olympics bronze medallist Saina Nehwal and former world no.1 Kidambi Srikanth were handed tough draws in the 2021 All England Championships.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
The abundant health benefits of mint leaves
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANSlife) Pudina (mint) is one of the oldest culinary herbs known to humans. It has remarkable medicinal properties and is a rich source of polyphenols. It has carminative and antispasmodic properties.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Taliban urges members to avoid harbouring foreign nationals
Kabul, Feb 24 (IANS) Taliban has asked its members to avoid harbouring foreign nationals and not allow them to join their ranks amid doubt over the group's commitment to cut their ties with the Al-Qaeda and other terrorist groups.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
'I aim to provide a practical and sustainable approach to healthy eating' (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Nandita Iyer, a doctor and a nutritionist, figured her way around the kitchen only in her late 20 as the rigours of medical college studies left her with little time for anything else. Her time-off for over a year in the US some 15 years ago was when she really got familiar with cooking and began a blog to record her culinary adventures. Her first book appeared in 2017 and her frustration with the "click-bait and oversimplified information" available on the internet has prompted a second book, "Everyday Superfoods" (Bloomsbury), that aims to provide a practical and sustainable approach to healthy eating.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Russian' hackers targeted NASA as part of SolarWinds attack
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) In a wide-spread cyber-attack on US federal agencies and enterprises, hackers also broke into the networks of NASA and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), The Washington Post has reported, saying the Biden administration is reportedly preparing sanctions against Russia as the cybercriminals are "likely Russian in origin".
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Politics,Technology
Creativity can't be clocked
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANSlife) India Inc has joined the global chatter on the four-day workweek. A recent announcement about the much-talked-about new labour code suggests that organisations may be allowed to offer the option to employees. However, the ministry keeps the 48-hour cap on the workweek "sacrosanct".
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Of rhythm and melodies
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANSlife) We have heard him play the drum for long for the Indie pop band Euphoria. Vishal Mehta's first album released in 2017 'Alone' with 'Vishal Mehta Live' received a good response on digital platforms. The musician is all set to release his second album "Only You" on February 28.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Malaysia deports over 1K Myanmar nationals despite court order
Kuala Lumpur, Feb 24 (IANS) Malaysia has sent about 1,086 Myanmar nationals back to their homeland, defying a court's order and appeals from the human rights group to halt the process.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Malaysia,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Thrilling new saga of a fierce, modern yogini launched
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANSlife) Replete with all elements of a mythological sci-fi thriller, USA-based Indian author Dinkar Goswami's new novel "Dwandv: The Battle for the Gate" is the compelling story of an American yogini set upon a challenging odyssey in the Himalayas.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Parineeti Chopra: Actors are a mix of being thick-skinned and being soft
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Parineeti Chopra says that criticism, judgement and scrutiny are a part of an actor's everyday life. She adds that actors are an amazing mix of being very thick-skinned and very soft and emotional inside.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Toolkit case: Court to hear Shantanu's bail plea on Thursday
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A Delhi Court will be hearing on Thursday the arguments on the anticipatory bail petition filed by Shantanu Muluk in the 'Toolkit' case.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Telangana stops issuing daily Covid bulletin
Hyderabad, Feb 24 (IANS) At a time when spurt in Covid-19 cases in some states, including Maharashtra have raised fears of a second wave, Telangana has stopped issuing daily media bulletins on the pandemic.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Fuel price relief as oilcos spare petrol, diesel from price hike
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Oil marketing companies on Wednesday gave momentary relief to consumers from skyrocketing fuel prices by keeping retail price of petrol and diesel unchanged.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Delhi to make Covid reports 'must' for travellers from 5 states
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) With reports of a new Covid surge in several states, the Delhi Government is likely to make mandatory a negative test report from Friday for those travelling in from Maharashtra, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Punjab, sources said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Google Maps gets full-fledged dark mode on Android
San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) Google Maps is now getting a full-fledged dark mode on Android, the feature has been in testing since September 2020.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Encounter breaks out in J&K's Anantnag district
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) An encounter broke out between the terrorists and security forces in the Shalgul forest area in South Kashmir's Anantnag district on Wednesday, officials said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Rahul calls his day out with fishers in Kollam 'a dream'
Kollam (Kerala) Feb 24 (IANS) It was "a dream come true" said Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday after spending an hour in the sea on a boat with fishermen off the coast here in Kerala.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Covid surge: India reports 13,742 cases, 104 deaths
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Fresh Covid-19 cases are showing an upward trend over the past one week, with the country reporting 13,742 cases in the last 24 hours taking the overall tally to 1,10,30,176 on Wednesday, Union Health Ministry said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Twitter CEO Dorsey's Square firm invests $170M in Bitcoin
San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) Twitter CEO Jack Dorseys credit and payments firm Square has invested $170 million in Bitcoin, more than tripling its last investment in the cryptocurrency.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Sensex up 400 points; banking, finance stocks rise
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices opened on a positive note on Wednesday, with the BSE Sensex gaining around 400 points.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
New farmer protest under UP Kisan Mazdoor Morcha banner
Lucknow, Feb 24 (IANS) Farmer leader V.M. Singh, who had withdrawn from the ongoing farmers' agitation last month, has returned to protest against the farm laws under the banner of Uttar Pradesh Kisan Mazdoor Morcha (UPKMM).
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Cambodia reports 40 fresh Covid cases, tally at 633
Phnom Penh, Feb 24 (IANS) Cambodia on Wednesday confirmed 40 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the country's tally to 633, the Ministry of Health (MoH) said in a statement.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Cambodia,Politics
Australia expresses concern over attack-class submarine programme
Canberra, Feb 24 (IANS) Australia's Defence Minister Linda Reynolds has expressed her "frustration" with the French company chosen to build the nation's new fleet of submarines.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Parking becomes a prestige issue at Rajasthan BJP state HQ
Jaipur, Feb 24 (IANS) As the Bharatiya Janata Party in Rajasthan is trying hard to present a united look with the former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje attending a key BJP meeting after a long hiatus, a small parking incident may lead to heart burns again.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Green light for Everton's new stadium on Liverpool heritage site
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Politicians in the UK gave the go-ahead to plans by Premier League club Everton for a riverside stadium costing $712 million despite a call by UNESCO to reject the plan because of the impact it will have on Liverpool's maritime World Heritage Site.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Giroud stunner gives Chelsea advantage against Atletico
Bucharest, Feb 24 (IANS) Chelsea beat Atletico Madrid 1-0 in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League last 16 tie to take a big step towards the quarterfinals of the tournament.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Romania,Sports,Football
GameStop CFO steps down after Reddit driven rally
San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) Video game retailer GameStop has announced that Jim Bell, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, has resigned, after recent wild swings in GameStops stock triggered by retail traders on Reddit.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Australia, Qatar withdraw from Copa America
Buenos Aires, Feb 24 (IANS) Australia and Qatar have withdrawn from this year's Copa America due to a clash with 2022 Asian World Cup qualifiers, an official of the South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) said.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Football
Raghav Juyal: I don't take things seriously
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Actor-dancer and TV personality Raghav Juyal has opened up about his journey from a reality show to Bollywood. He says he loves what he does and makes things playful because he does not like being too serious.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Thailand receives first batch of Covid vaccines from China
Bangkok, Feb 24 (IANS) Thailand on Wednesday received the first batch of 200,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine from China's Sinovac Biotech, as the country gears up to kick start its immunisation drive soon.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine,Politics
Covid-19: Poorer nations most likely to face inequalities: Commonwealth S-G
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Poorer countries will most likely "bear the brunt of hundreds of thousands of needless deaths" due to inequalities in access to Covid-19 vaccines.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine
LG to allow other brands to use its smart TV platform
Seoul, Feb 24 (IANS) LG Electronics said on Wednesday its smart TV platform will be used by other TV makers this year as the company eyes boosting its software capability.
2021-02-24
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
'1st Covid vaccine shipment in S.Korea a step towards normalcy'
Seoul, Feb 24 (IANS) South Korea's Prime Minister Chung Sye-kyun on Wednesday said that the first shipment of the Covid-19 vaccine in the country marks the beginning of the long-awaited return to everyday life prior to the pandemic.
2021-02-24
Category: International, South Korea,Health/Medicine,Politics
LinkedIn suffers over 2 hour long global outage, up now
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Microsoft-owned LinkedIn suffered a global outage for more than two hours in the early hours on Wednesday, and users across mobile and desktop platforms were unable to use the platform.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Snow, rain likely in J&K on Friday
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) Night temperatures throughout the Kashmir Valley remained above or around the freezing point on Wednesday as the weather office forecast a spell of rain or snow in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Friday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Global Covid cases top 112 mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) The total number of global Covid-19 cases has topped 112 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.48 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
Samsung begins production of power-efficient SSD for data centres
Seoul, Feb 24 (IANS) Samsung Electronics said on Wednesday it has started mass-production of a power-efficient solid state drive (SSD) for data centres that also boasts enhanced security solutions.
2021-02-24
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
19 women in UP chosen to drive state buses
Lucknow, Feb 24 (IANS) For the first time, several women have been short-listed to drive the buses run by the Uttar Pradesh State Roadways Transport Corporation.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Google to lower in-app commission rate in S Korea
Seoul, Feb 24 (IANS) The South Korean unit of tech giant Google is considering lowering its planned commission rate for in-app purchases, lawmakers said on Tuesday, amid complaints from local software developers over steep commission costs.
2021-02-24
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Man ends life over mother-wife feud
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 24 (IANS) Upset over a feud between his mother and wife, a 37-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the fifth floor of a residential building in Pakhwara area of Moradabad.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Yogi govt to give tablets to 'Abhyuday' students
Lucknow, Feb 24 (IANS) After launching free coaching for aspirants appearing in the competitive exams on February 16 under the 'Abhyuday' scheme, the Yogi Adityanath government has announced that it would provide tablet computers to some students selected under the scheme so that they can use digital resources to prepare for the examinations.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
4 girls missing in UP remain untraceable
Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 24 (IANS) Four girls, including three minors, who allegedly went missing on their way to school still remain untraceable.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nikki Tamboli post Bigg Boss 14: I may do Bollywood films now
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) Nikki Tamboli, who finished in the top three spot of Bigg Boss 14, now looks forward to working in Bollywood, besides music videos.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Year after the pandemic hit, Agra limps back to normalcy
Agra, Feb 24 (IANS) Almost a year after the Covid-19 pandemic hit the country, the Taj city is slowly limping back to normalcy, though the hospitality industry continues to struggle as foreign visitors are not coming due to the suspension of international flights.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Tiger Woods seriously injured in violent car crash on steep LA road (3rd Ld)
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Golf superstar Tiger Woods narrowly survived a violent solo car crash on a steep, downhill suburban road in Los Angeles and was undergoing surgery until late Tuesday for multiple leg injuries at a University of California trauma centre.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
Nila Madhab Panda: Documentaries don't work here
Mumbai, Feb 24 (IANS) While people are more open to films on serious and hard-hitting subjects now, filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda feels the Indian audience still needs to be more accepting towards documentaries.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Biden appoints Kiran Ahuja to top personnel management job
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) US President Joe Biden has appointed Kiran Ahuja, a civil rights lawyer and an advocate for Asians, to head the Office of Personnel Management (OPM).
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
Seven killed as car collides with oil tanker
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 24 (IANS) Seven persons were killed after an oil tanker collided with a car near Naujheel police station on the Yamuna Expressway, late on Tuesday night.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US Houston launches federal Covid-19 vaccination site
Houston, Feb 24 (IANS) A US federally-supported, state-managed Covid-19 mass vaccination facility was launched in Houston, Texas on Tuesday.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
World risks new pandemics, warns UN Environment Assembly
Nairobi, Feb 24 (IANS) Ministers of environment and other leaders from more than 150 nations concluded a two-day online meeting of the Fifth United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA-5) in which the Assembly warned that the world risks new pandemics "if we don't change how we safeguard nature".
2021-02-24
Category: International, Kenya,Health/Medicine,Politics
UK records another 8,489 coronavirus cases, 548 deaths
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Another 8,489 people in Britain have tested positive for Covid-19, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 4,134,639, according to official figures released Tuesday.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
US Fed chief says economic recovery remains uneven, far from complete
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) US Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell told lawmakers on Tuesday that US economic recovery remains uneven and far from complete, and the path ahead is highly uncertain.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Covid-19 death toll tops 20,000 in Romania
Bucharest, Feb 24 (IANS) The number of coronavirus-related fatalities in Romania reached 20,013 on Tuesday after a further 119 patients died in the past 24 hours, the latest official data showed.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Romania,Health/Medicine
Americans less afraid of dying from Covid-19: Survey
Chicago, Feb 24 (IANS) In an ongoing panel survey conducted by Northwestern University (NU) and the Ohio State University, researchers find Americans significantly less concerned they could die of Covid-19, while their overall perceived likelihood of contracting the virus remained relatively consistent from December through February.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Kate Lawler on becoming a mom: The hardest thing I've experienced
London, Feb 24 (IANS) Former Big Brother star Kate Lawler, who welcomed her daughter Noa 11 days before her due date, has opened up on the overwhelming seven days she has experienced with her daughter.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Canadian Covid-19 cases surpass 850,000
Ottawa, Feb 24 (IANS) Canada's cumulative Covid-19 cases surpassed 850,000 as of Tuesday noon, with the total hitting 851,231, including 21,747 deaths, according to CTV.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
Drew Barrymore was 'out of control' as a teenager
Los Angeles, Feb 24 (IANS) Hollywood star Drew Barrymore was admitted to a psychiatric ward as a teenager when she went out of control. She recalls the time she spent in a padded room.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Pele: Genius in the time of unrest (IANS Review; Rating: * * * and 1/2)
Pele (biographical documentary film); Direction: David Tryhorn and Ben Nicholas; Rating: * * * and 1/2 (three and a half stars)
2021-02-24
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Senegal kicks off vaccination drive with China's vaccines
Dakar, Feb 24 (IANS) Senegal on Tuesday officially began the first phase of Covid-19 vaccination, taking a new step in the crusade against the pandemic.
2021-02-24
Category: International, El Salvador,Health/Medicine
Tiger Woods in aserious' condition after California car crash
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Golf legend Tiger Woods suffered multiple leg injuries in a car crash on Tuesday and is in a "serious" condition undergoing surgery at a Los Angeles hospital, according to information from Woods' manager and local law enforcement officials.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
UN chief lists 4 priority areas to address climate crisis risks
United Nations, Feb 24 (IANS) United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday listed four priority areas for the international community to address the risks that climate crisis poses to peace and security, including putting a greater focus on prevention through strong, ambitious climate action.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine,Politics
IMA defamed Harsh Vardhan, fabricated facts for cheap publicity: DMA (Ld)
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A state unit of Indian Medical Association (IMA) has turned against the national body over its sharp criticism of Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan for endorsing Patanjali's Coronil tablet.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
'Multiple leg injuries': Tiger Woods removed from car crash by 'jaws of life'
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Golf superstar Tiger Woods has been rushed to hospital on Wednesday after suffering multiple leg injuries in a car crash at around 7 a.m. in California.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
Tiger Woods in hospital after California car crash
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Golf superstar Tiger Woods has been rushed to hospital after his car crashed in what the Los Angeles County authorities are calling a "rollover".
2021-02-24
Category: International, United States,Sports,Other Sports
Prince Philip has infection, will stay in hospital
London, Feb 24 (IANS) The Duke of Edinburgh is being treated for an infection and is not expected to leave hospital for several days, Buckingham Palace has said.
2021-02-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
AAP's Payal Patel becomes youngest corporator of Surat
Gandhinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) The youngest corporator of Surat's ward 16, Payal Patel (22) of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) feels that it doesn't matter whether she is in the power or in the opposition, as she wants to serve the people.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
IMA defamed Harsh Vardhan, fabricated facts for cheap publicity: DMA
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) A state unit of Indian Medical Association (IMA) has turned against the national body over its sharp criticism of Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan for endorsing Patanjali's Coronil tablet.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
B'desh can export edible oil to India: Indian envoy
Dhaka, Feb 24 (IANS) The Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Vikram Kumar Doraiswami, said on Tuesday that Bangladesh can export edible oil to India at 20 per cent value addition to the product, as he urged the business communities of both the countries to convince the governments to upgrade goods transportation facilities.
2021-02-24
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Telangana to reopen schools for classes 6th to 8th
Hyderabad, Feb 24 (IANS) Telangana government on Tuesday decided to allow re-opening of schools for classes 6th to 8th from Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Assam Guv requests Bangladesh envoy to boost bilateral trade, biz
Guwahati, Feb 24 (IANS) Bangladesh High Commissioner to India Muhammad Imran on Tuesday met Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi and discussed various bilateral issues and the latter requested the envoy to enhance mutual trade and business, Raj Bhavan officials said.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
New Covid cases remain below 400 in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Feb 24 (IANS) Allaying fears of sudden surge, new Covid cases remained below 400 for the second consecutive day across Karnataka, said the state health bulletin on Tuesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Foodgrain production rose over 18% in past 5 years: Tomar
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Union Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Tuesday said that the production of foodgrains in the country surged over 18 per cent in the past five years with a rise in productivity by 15 per cent.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rahul Gandhi has a habit of dividing people: Nadda
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Taking a dig at former Congree chief Rahul Gandhi, BJP national President J.P. Nadda said on Tuesday that the Congress leader has a habit of dividing people.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cleric held in Hyderabad for cheating cancer patient
Hyderabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Hyderabad police on Tuesday arrested a cleric for allegedly cheating a cancer patient by collecting Rs 2 lakh on the promise to arrange money from the Chief Minister's Relief Fund for his treatment.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cricket South Africa launches community app for fans
Johannesburg, Feb 23 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Tuesday launched an exciting new digital community application dedicated for fans from South Africa and around the world, to enhance its digital cricket footprint and provide the ultimate fan experience.
2021-02-23
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
When I was a Central minister, you played in my lap, Nitish to Tejashwi
Patna, Feb 23 (IANS) On Day 3 of the ongoing Budget session in the Bihar Assembly, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar shared a light moment while pointing towards RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav, saying when he was a Central minister during Atal Bihari Vajpayee's government, Tejashwi had played in his lap.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Wickets for Joseph, runs for Hetmyer, win for Guyana
St John's (Antigua), Feb 23 (IANS) Fast bowler Keon Joseph had a huge impact with the new ball and Shimron Hetmyer made a stroke-filled half-century as Guyana Jaguars recorded a comprehensive victory over Windward Islands Volcanoes in the CG Insurance Super50 Cup.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
Happy that she got bail, says Disha Ravi's mother
Bengaluru, Feb 23 (IANS) Expressing happiness over a Delhi court granting bail to her daughter on Tuesday, climate change activist Disha Ravi's mother expressed her gratitude to all those who had supported her.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
35 more cricketers sign for The Hundred, but no Indians
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Some more of the best players in world cricket have been signed up to play in The Hundred, the new fast-paced family-friendly 100-ball cricket competition to be launched this summer. However, no Indian cricketer appears in any of the eight franchise teams.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
BJP, Oppn in war of words over illegal mining in K'taka
Bengaluru, Feb 23 (IANS) The second explosion in two separate mines in less than a month's time has led to a war of words between the opposition Congress, JD(S) and the ruling BJP over patronising illegal mining in Karnataka.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
T20 Challenge: Magala bags 5 in Lions' win; Linde stars for Cobras (Ld)
Durban, Feb 23 (IANS) A career-best five-wicket haul by Sisanda Magala paved the way for the Imperial Lions to climb top of the Betway T20 Challenge table with a comfortable eight-wicket victory over the VKB Knights here on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Bihar govt admits state's low standard of education
Patna, Feb 23 (IANS) The Nitish Kumar-led Bihar government on Tuesday admitted that the level of education in the state is at a low level in nationwide rankings.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Education,Politics
28 immigrants nabbed in Romania for illegal border crossing
Bucharest, Feb 23 (IANS) Border police in western Romanian county of Arad said on Tuesday that 28 immigrants were caught in the past 24 hours while trying to illegally get out of Romania to Hungary.
2021-02-23
Category: International, Romania,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Abhishek Bachchan begins shooting in Agra jail for 'Dasvin'
Agra, Feb 23 (IANS) Shooting for 'Dasvin', starring Abhishek Bachchan, Yami Gautam, Nirmat Kaur, began at the Agra Central jail where a huge set has been created in circle number four.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
RIL talks with Aramco likely back on track
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) RIL is finalising the O2C separation as its talks for a stake-sale to Aramco are back on track, according to reports.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
Govt launches NUDM, several other digital initiatives
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Centre on Tuesday launched the National Urban Digital Mission (NUDM) and several other digital initiatives with an aim to transform urban governance.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Human rights agenda faces challenges due to terror: Jaishankar at UNHRC
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) India on Tuesday said that the human rights agenda faces severe challenges mostly due to Pakistan's cross-border terrorism.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics,Terrorism
Circumstantial evidence should be full to support conclusion of guilt: SC
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that there should be no gap in circumstantial evidence, if a conclusion of guilt is derived from it.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
ISL: NorthEast United closer to playoffs with win vs East Bengal
Goa, Feb 23 (IANS) NorthEast United inched closer to a playoffs berth with a 2-1 win over 10-man SC East Bengal in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Fatorda Stadium on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
I-League: Gokulam Kerala beat Sudeva for third straight win
Kalyani, Feb 23 (IANS) Gokulam Kerala extended their win streak to three games as they beat Sudeva Delhi FC 1-0 in the I-League at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium on Tuesday. Philip Adjah Tettey Narh's 68th-minute goal was the difference between the two sides in the game which was completely dominated by Vincenzo Annese's team.
2021-02-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
BJP leader Rakesh Singh arrested in Pamela Goswami drugs case
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Kolkata Police on Tuesday arrested Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rakesh Singh from Burdwan district in connection with the Pamela Goswami drugs case.
2021-02-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Andhra Cabinet adopts resolution against steel plant privatisation
Amaravati, Feb 23 (IANS) Financial assistance to women from economically backward classes (EBCs), resolution opposing the privatisation of the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) and returning more than 2,000 acres of land to the farmers in the Kakinada Special Economic Zone (SEZ) were some of the key decisions taken by the Andhra Pradesh Cabinet, which met under the leadership of Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Telangana busts passport racket, 4 Bangladeshis held
Hyderabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Police in Cyberabad on Tuesday said they have busted a passport racket with the arrest of eight people including four Bangladeshis and two policemen.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala CM asks Modi to ensure free movement into Karnataka
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 23 (IANS) A day after Karnataka closed 13 entry points on their border with Kerala citing the Covid spread there, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Tuesday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's intervention to see such restrictions are not imposed.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Top terrorist, 1,039 others lay down arms in Assam
Guwahati, Feb 23 (IANS) In a significant development ahead of the Assembly elections in Assam, 1,040 militants belonging to five extremist outfits led by wanted terrorist leader Ingti Kathar Songbijit surrendered on Tuesday at a ceremony here in the presence of Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Assam,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
2 Covid variants found in Maha, Kerala, T'gana, says Centre
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry on Tuesday confirmed detection of two new variants of novel coronavirus, other than the Brazilian, UK and South African, in at least three Indian states.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
England can play both fast bowlers Anderson, Broad: Captain Root
Ahmedabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Captain Joe Root hinted that England might play both pace bowlers James Anderson and Stuart Broad in the pink ball Test that begins on Wednesday here at the Sardar Patel (Gujarat) Stadium in Motera.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Fazza World Ranking: Indian para archers begin on strong note
Dubai, Feb 23 (IANS) Top Indian archers, including Harvinder Singh and Shyam Sundar Swami, launched their campaigns on a strong note as the 7th Fazza Para Archery World Ranking Tournament got underway with the qualification rounds here on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Other Sports
If this govt remains, we will lose our land: Naresh Tikait
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) When Naresh Tikait, the national president of the Bharatiya Kisan Union, reached the Ghazipur border to meet farmers agitating against the three farm laws on Tuesday, he was given a traditional welcome with drum beats. While talking to IANS, Tikait said, "If this is government remains, our land will not remain with us. The Prime Minister and the Home Minister should change their advisors and seek their opinion."
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
65% of beneficiaries get second dose of Covid vaccine so far
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) More than 13 lakh healthcare workers, who had received the first dose of vaccines since the launch of Covid immunisation drive last month, have been inoculated with the final dose, with 63,458 of them receiving the second shot on Tuesday, the Union Health Ministry said.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
56,368 new houses approved under PMAY(U): Govt
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Construction of 56,368 houses has been approved under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U), whi are proposed to be built under the various verticals of the PMAY-U Mission.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Motera stadium gears up for T20 double-headers
Ahmedabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Double-headers in the Indian Premier League (IPL) are generally held at separate venues. If a 4 pm match is in one city, an 8 pm match the same day will be at a different venue.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Be goodwill ambassadors of J&K, LG to tourists
Srinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha paid a visit to Dal Lake on Tuesday, where he met several tourists who came from different parts of the country. During his interaction with the tourists, the LG enquired about the experiences of their visit to Jammu and Kashmir.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Disabled aircraft recovery kit installed at Bengaluru airport
Bengaluru, Feb 23 (IANS) A disabled aircraft recovery kit has been installed at the city airport to clear the runway early in the event of an emergency, said its operator on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Fake GST Frauds: 12 persons including CA held in 1 day, 329 so far
New Delhi, Feb. Feb 23 (IANS) The Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) and CGST Commissionerates on Tuesday arrested 12 persons including a Chartered Accountant and a lady on charges of running fake firms created to issue fraudulent invoices.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
I-League: Mohammedans' Suraj nets injury-time winner vs Chennai
Kalyani, Feb 23 (IANS) Suraj Rawat's thunderous outside-the-box strike in injury time of the second half rallied Mohammedan SC from being a goal down to defeat 10-man Chennai City FC 2-1 in the I-League at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
K'taka orders CID probe into Chikkaballapur mine blast
Chikkaballapur/New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai has directed the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the state police to investigate into the Chikkaballapur mine blast, which left five persons dead in the wee hours of Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AAP wins 27 seats in the Gujarat civic polls
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Securing 27 seats in the Gujarat Municipal elections on Tuesday, AAP national head and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the people of Gujarat have voted for politics of work as they were fed up with the politics of BJP and Congress.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Microsoft CEO for global rules on data safety, privacy
Hyderabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on Tuesday said he hopes for global rules on the safety and privacy of data that would make sure that tech products and services are safe to use.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Technology
Suresh Raina to 'captain' Uttar Pradesh Dabbangs in music league
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Retired India cricket all-rounder Suresh Raina has switched streams and will 'captain' Uttar Pradesh Dabbangs of India's first music league championship, Indian Pro Music League (IPML).
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
India's economic recovery in consolidation phase: ICRA
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) India's economic recovery has entered into a consolidation phase in January 2021, ratings agency ICRA said on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
It's a saffron surge in Gujarat's six civic bodies(Roundup)
Gandhinagar Feb 23 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) achieved overwhelming support in the municipal corporation elections in six cities of Gujarat, polling for which was held last Sunday. BJP, an already ruling party in these six municipal corporations, got reelected with a larger number of seats this time.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Certain privileged people are not caught despite NBWs: SC
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said there are certain privileged people who are not caught despite non-bailable warrants against them, while refusing to entertain the anticipatory bail plea of former MP Ateeq Ahmad's son in a case of kidnapping and assault on a businessman in a UP prison.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SEBI to impose pre-expiry margins to curb negative pricing
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) In a bid to curb negative pricing and strengthen the risk management framework, SEBI has decided to impose pre-expiry margins on cash settled contracts wherein the underlying commodity is deemed susceptible to reach the level of near zero or negative prices.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Maha Covid spike: Mantralaya to work in two shifts
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) In an unprecedented move, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday directed the state administration to explore the possibility of Mantralaya - the state government headquarters - working in two shifts in view of the rise in Covid-19 cases.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Couple robbed of Rs 6 lakh in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Feb 23 (IANS) Unidentified bike-borne miscreants looted Rs 6 lakh cash from a couple in Jamshedpur on Tuesday, the police said.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gail to be excluded from Nifty50
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Bellwether stock index Nifty50 will remove energy major Gail from the stocks that comprise its weightage, NSE Indices said on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Raje attends BJP core group meeting for first time with Poonia as party prez
Jaipur, Feb 23 (IANS) National vice-president Vasundhara Raje on Tuesday attended the BJP core group meeting for the first time ever since Satish Poonia was appointed as state party president.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Bihar: Opposition slams govt over MSP in Vidhan Sabha
Patna, Feb 23 (IANS) The Minimum Support Price (MSP) for paddy became a contentious subject in the Bihar Assembly on Tuesday with the opposition parties, including the RJD and the Congress, raising the issue on the floor of the House.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Guj civic polls result victory of Modi's development politics: BJP
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The BJP on Tuesday termed the party's landslide victory in the Gujarat municipal polls as a victory of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's politics of development and performance over politics of lies peddled by the Congress on Covid management, new farm laws and the economy.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National
T20 Challenge: Simelane replaces injured Phehlukwayo for Dolphins
Durban, Feb 23 (IANS) Following confirmation that South Africa all-rounder Andile Phehlukwayo has been ruled out of the Betway T20 Challenge through injury, the table-topping Hollywoodbets Dolphins will rely on their significant squad depth for the remainder of the competition.
2021-02-23
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
300-yr-old Banyan tree in Chandni Chowk awaits saviours
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A banyan tree in the Capital's Chandni Chowk area that could be 300 years old might have braved the ravages of time since the 17th century. But today it is facing a threat to its very survival owing to unfettered urbanisation.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Features,Human Interest/Society
Shraddha Srinath: Humour is the best weapon to bash patriarchy
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) South Indian actress Shraddha Srinath says laughter is the best way to deal with the hard reality of patriarchy. This was reflected in a social media comment she made shortly after actor Varun Dhawan's marriage.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bengal power minister hospitalised after testing Covid positve
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) West Bengal Power Minister Sovandeb Chattopadhyay, who had tested positive for Covid-19 on February 18, was admitted to a private hospital in Kolkata on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
SpiceXpress launches scheduled cargo ops to Singapore
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) SpiceJet's dedicated cargo arm SpiceXpress has launched scheduled freighter operations connecting Mumbai, Bengaluru and Chennai with Singapore.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Being old friends, we trust each other: Kohli on Ishant Sharma
Ahmedabad, Feb 23 (IANS) India pace bowler Ishant Sharma, who is due to play his 100th Test at the Motera Stadium on Wednesday has produced his best as a Test bowler under the captaincy of his Delhi teammate Virat Kohli.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Nyaya, free health: Rahul gives glimpse of UDF manifesto
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 23 (IANS) Lashing out at both the BJP-led Centre and the CPI-M led-Kerala government, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday revealed glimpses of what his party-led United Democratic Front would offer to the people of Kerala in its manifesto for the upcoming Assembly polls.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Why 'Game Of The Sexes' is a dream project for actor Rahul Jaittly
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Actor Rahul Jaittly, who will be seen in the cricket-based web series Game Of The Sexes, says he is thrilled to be part of the project.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
BJP will be party of masses in Tamil Nadu: State in-charge
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) For the upcoming Tamil Nadu assembly polls, the BJP is working on converting itself into a party of the masses in the state. The BJP is fighting the Tamil Nadu polls in alliance with the AIADMK.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NCLT rejects Jet employees' plea for copy of Jalan's resolution plan
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) A top corporate tribunal has rejected the plea of Jet Airways employees seeking a copy of the resolution plan of the successful consortium of Murari Lal Jalan and Kalrock Capital.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Salil Ankola: Have been doing regular work as actor for past 20 years
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) It was great to spot cricketer-turned-actor Salil Ankola on the screen once again, in the recent Vidyut Jammwal-starrer, The Power. The former Indian fast bowler may be 52, but he looks not a day older than mid-thirties, essaying a hunky bodyguard to one of the key characters in the Mahesh Manjrekar film.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Delhi govt disburses Rs 13.5 crore as subsidy for EVs
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) As part of its ongoing campaign to promote electric vehicles in the city, the Delhi government has so far disbursed around Rs 13.5 crore as subsidy, Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot said on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
SA T20 Challenge: Linde helps Cobras get off mark with Warriors win
Durban, Feb 23 (IANS) George Linde delivered one of the best performances so far of the Betway T20 Challenge to just about keep the Six Gun Grill Cape Cobras alive with a 24-run victory over the Dafabet Warriors at Hollywoodbets Kingsmead Stadium here on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
UP Congress General Secretary resigns from party
New Delhi/Lucknow, Feb 23 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Congress General Secretary Brahma Swaroop Sagar resigned from the party on Tuesday alleging groupism and indiscipline in the party. Sagar, who was given the important organisational assignment, left the party on a day when Priyanka Gandhi Vadra took part in a 'kisan panchayat' in Mathura.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Glade One Masters golf: Seasoned Dharma, Patel take opening lead
Ahmedabad, Feb 23 (IANS) seasoned M Dharma of Bengaluru and Ahmedabad-based rookie Anshul Patel took the honours on the opening day of the maiden Glade One Masters golf here on Tuesday. Dharma and Patel shot scores of three-under-33 over nine holes in the first ever professional round played at the Glade One Golf Resort to take the initial lead.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Golf
Odisha: No privileges for healthcare workers refusing Covid jab
Bhubaneswar, Feb 23 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday said healthcare workers and frontline workers refusing to take the Covid-19 vaccine will cease to enjoy the privileges granted by the government in case of Covid-19 infection.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Rahul asks UDF to launch intense poll campaign in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 23 (IANS) Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday took part in a leaders' meet convened by the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) here and urged the participants to ensure that an intense poll campaign is launched ahead of the Assembly elections in Kerala, scheduled to be held in April-May this year.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
India, AIIB sign agreement to improve Assam power transmission
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) India and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) on Tuesday signed a $304 million loan agreement for the Assam Intra-State Transmission System Enhancement Project to improve reliability, capacity and security of the power transmission network in the northeastern state.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Former Cong leader Ashok Tanwar to launch new party on Feb 25
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) After leaving the Congress over differences with former Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, state ex-party unit chief Ashok Tanwar is set to launch a new party on February 25.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Gujarat seeks alternatives to Cong in AAP, AIMIM, BSP
Gandhinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) The people of Gujarat have started looking for options other than the opposition Congress, seeking an alternative to the ruling BJP in the local body elections of six municipal corporations in Gujarat.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Siddiqui or Thakur, who will be the next Mumbai Youth Congress chief?
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) The selection of Mumbai Youth Congress President is garnering a lot of attention these days, for which elections took place in October-November last year, where a direct fight was witnessed between Congress MLA Zeeshan Siddiqui and former NSUI Mumbai chief Suraj Singh Thakur.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Google Cloud targets India's public sector for growth
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Google Cloud has achieved a full Cloud Service Provider (CSP) empanelment after completing an audit from the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), a top company official said on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
SMEs plan to expand business as economy revives: Survey
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A majority of the small and medium enterprises (SME) in the country plan to expand their businesses going ahead as the economy revives, showed the SME Leasing & Business Sentiment Survey by 360 Realtors' commercial division.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Indices snap five-day losing streak but end up flat (Roundup)
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) India's benchmark equity indices snapped a five-day losing streak but only managed to close Tuesday's trade session on a flat-to-positive note.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SNC-Lavalin case: SC to hear CBI plea against Vijayan discharge in April
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned the hearing on the CBI's plea challenging the discharge of Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and two others in a graft case connected with a contract awarded to Canadian firm SNC-Lavalin during his tenure as state Power Minister.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
ED attaches properties worth Rs 1.2 cr of JIPL in coal scam case
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached properties to the tune of Rs 1.2 crore of Jharkhand Ispat Private Limited (JIPL) in a coal block case.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cricket Academy of Pathans opens centre in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Feb 23 (IANS) The Cricket Academy of Pathans (CAP) on Tuesday launched its centre in Hyderabad to provide world-class infrastructure and coaching to budding cricketers.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Sports
Tejashwi, Shreyasi lock horns over shooting range in Bihar assembly
Patna, Feb 23 (IANS) Tejashwi Yadav, the leader of opposition in Bihar Assembly, took on international shooter-turned-BJP MLA Shreyasi Singh in the House on Tuesday over the lack of a shooting range in the state.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Andhra logs 70 more Covid infections, tally 8.89 lakh
Amaravati, Feb 23 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh reported 70 new Covid infections on Tuesday, raising the state's tally over 8.89 lakh, even as 84 more persons recovered in the past 24 hours.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Sleeping habit saved my life: K'taka mine blast survivor
Chikkaballapur (Karnataka), Feb 23 (IANS) The lone survivor in the Chikkaballapur mine blast case, Riyaz, the driver of the vehicle that carried explosive materials on Tuesday, said that his 'sleeping habit' saved him from getting killed in the accidental mine blast.
2021-02-23
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Pink ball lacquer comes into sharp focus as grass on pitch shaved off
Ahmedabad, Feb 23 (IANS) Slowly but surely, the grass on the pitch of the reconstructed Motera stadium has been shaved off over the last four days going by the images posted by the England team's media wing, leaving it only a guess as to how long the pink ball will last on a surface that has only a few patches of grass left now.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Maha won't permit sale of Baba Ramdev's Coronil
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) The Maharashtra government on Tuesday said it will not allow the sale of Coronil, an "anti-Covid" medicine manufactured by Baba Ramdev's Patanjali Ayurveda.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
MP Mohan Delkar was dejected, depressed, under political duress
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Mohan S. Delkar, the seven-time MP from the Union Territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu, may have been under immense political duress for the past one year or so which probably drove him to the extreme step of taking his own life, suggest recent developments.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
The race to create a world-class ventilator to combat Covid-19
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A raging pandemic, a dearth of life-saving equipment, and 90 days to manufacture a world-class ventilator.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
ZASH to acquire TikTok rival Lomotif
Singapore, Feb 23 (IANS) ZASH Global Media and Entertainment Corp. on Tuesday said it has inked a deal to acquire a majority controlling interest in Lomotif, a Singapore-based video-sharing social networking platform and budding rival to TikTok.
2021-02-23
Category: International, Singapore,Technology
Big setback for Congress as AAP scores in Gujarat civic polls
New Feb 23 (IANS) The Congress, which posed a tough challenge to the BJP in in last assembly polls has been decimated in the 2021 municipality polls as BJP has swept the state, but surprisingly the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has made inroads in Gujarat's urban centres which is a bigger threat for the Congress.
2021-02-23
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
Some people ruining, perverting education system, says SC
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday cited Madhya Pradesh's multi-crore Vyapam scam as it heard the Karnataka government plea challenging the bail granted to the main accused in the PU question paper leak case registered in 2016.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Covid TPR in Kerala still below 6%
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 23 (IANS) The Covid test positivity rate (TPR) in Kerala on Tuesday continued to remain under 6 per cent with 4,034 people testing positive after 69,604 samples were sent for testing in the past 24 hours.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Slow but Sure: Q3FY21 GDP seen in positive territory (IANS Poll)
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Healthy festive season sales along with low base and high corporate savings are expected to lift India out of the technical recession spiral in Q3FY21.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
U'khand CM meets Gadkari, thanks him for help in road connectivity
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat met Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Nitin Gadkari, in New Delhi on Tuesday and thanked him for his cooperation in the development of road connectivity in the state. At the request of Rawat, Gadkari agreed to the approval of Rs 48 crore for the road project of the Dehradun Inter State Bus Terminal (ISBT).
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
RIL to focus on green energy
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Standalone RIL's plan to foray into green energy will be also be liked by investors, brokerage Nomura said in a note.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Rohan Mehra: On TV, if you look good you only get to play a rich boy
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Actor Rohan Mehra has always had a good boy image on television, and he has been trying to break the image with his last few roles.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
OPPO showcases wireless charging for upcoming rollable phone
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) After Xiaomi, another Chinese brand OPPO on Tuesday showcased a new wireless charging solution that works from 10 cm (3.9 inches) distance for its upcoming rollable smartphone.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Kunal Kemmu deadlifts 150 kilos of weights
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Bollywood actor Kunal Kemmu shared a video where he can be seen lifting 150 kilos of weight. He says it is not about how much you lift but how well you can lift it and not injure yourself in the process.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
AITA under-18 tennis: Amodini, Amarnath enter finals
Bengaluru, Feb 23 (IANS) Amodini Vijay Nayak, who won the under-16 crown last week, is in line for a second straight title as she entered the title round in the girls' category of the under-18 AITA Championship Series here on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Epic Games' bid to pursue case against Apple in UK rejected
London, Feb 23 (IANS) The UK Competition Appeal Tribunal has dismissed Fortnite creator Epic Games's bid to take Apple to court in the UK over competition law.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Depressed and out of work? This therapy may help you
New York, Feb 23 (IANS) If depression is making it more difficult for some unemployed people to land a job, one type of therapy may help, research suggests.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
J&K sees 94 new Covid cases, 62 recoveries
Jammu, Feb 23 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday saw 94 new Covid cases come to light, while 62 patients were discharged from different hospitals after recovery and one patient succumbed during the last 24 hours.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Ambitious initiative towards a drug-free India
Every year, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi is observed as National Anti-Drug Addiction Day to honour his commitment towards eradicating the menace of drug and substance abuse. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has also time and again highlighted the perils of substance abuse and stated that it is a dangerous disease which traps a person into a never-ending vicious cycle. Unfortunately, this menace is on the rise as is evident from the findings of National Survey on Extent and Pattern of Substance Use.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Opinion/Commentary
'Govt corporation will delay mining resumption in Goa'
Panaji, Feb 23 (IANS) Setting up a state government-run mineral corporation would delay the resumption of mining in Goa, a collective of mining industry dependants said on Tuesday. They demanded immediate resumption of iron ore extraction in Goa which has been halted since 2018.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
No need for India-Pak cricket till there's terrorism in Kashmir: Gambhir (Exclusive)
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Member of Parliament and former star cricketer Gautam Gambhir has strongly opposed the idea of resumption of cricket between India and Pakistan until Islamabad stops cross-border terrorism in Jammu & Kashmir.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics,Sports
Convict in Delhi gang rape case who jumped parole arrested
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Special Cell of Delhi police has arrested a life convict in the infamous Dhaula Kuan rape case of 2010 who absconded after jumping parole. A semi-automatic pistol of .32 caliber with 2 live cartridges were recovered from his possession.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
New chariot at Antarvedi evokes mixed responses from devotees
Antarvedi (Andhra Pradesh), Feb 23 (IANS) Almost six months after a decades-old chariot at the Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple at Antarvedi in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district was gutted in a fire, its government-commissioned replacement and its process has evoked mixed reactions among local devotees.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
India set to manufacture containers to boost exports
New Delhi, Feb 23: As India aims to boost its exports, the government is looking at manufacturing containers in a big way while developing a shipping line under the Atmanirbhar Bharat programme. Containers are required to ship goods. At present, India is solely dependent on the public sector Shipping Corporation of India.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Ankit Tiwari's song 'Taarifein' in top 10 of Billboard Triller Global Charts
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) Singer Ankit Tiwari's new non-film song Taarifein has retained its position in the top 10 list of Billboard Triller Global Charts for the second two consecutive weeks.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Silver investment at six-year high in 2021
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Physical investment of silver is expected to achieve a six-year high in 2021 at 257 million ounces, as investors continue to add silver to their holdings.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Upskilling a priority for small businesses in India: Report
Bengaluru, Feb 23 (IANS) Upskilling has become a priority for small businesses this year and majority of the demand for skilling programmes is being received from merchants in Tier II and III cities, a new report said on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
5 dead, 1 injured in Chikkaballapur mine blast in K'taka (2nd Ld)
Chikkaballapur, Feb 23 (IANS) At least five persons were killed and one received severe injuries in a suspected gelatine explosion at a quarry site in Hirenagavalli hamlet bordering Chikkaballapur and Bengaluru in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, police said.
2021-02-23
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tennis Talent Series: Kothapalli, Disha in quarters with upset wins
Bengaluru, Feb 23 (IANS) Gandharv Kothapalli didn't like anything about his game and squarely blamed on his opponent's performance that he felt was not up to the potential. In the process, the 13-year-old student of the Whitefield Global School ousted fourth seed Abhishek Subramaniam in straight sets 6-1, 6-0 to enter quarterfinals of the KSLTA under-14 Talent Series on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Excited about joining DC this year: Smith
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Australia's Steve Smith said that he is "excited" to join the Delhi Capitals (DC) in the Indian Premier League (IPL) this year. Smith was bought by DC for Rs 2.2 crore at the auction last week after he was released by the Rajasthan Royals (RR).
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Expectant mothers can pass protective Covid antibodies to their babies
New York, Feb 23 (IANS) Antibodies that guard against Covid-19 can transfer from mothers to babies while in the womb, say researchers indicating that vaccinating mother-to-be may also have benefits for their newborns.
2021-02-23
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Pandemic, investment curbs help India reduce trade deficit with China
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The disruptions caused by Covid pandemic and additional checks on investment helped India to reduce its widening trade deficit with China in 2020.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
All eyes on Mumbai as they face Odisha in title decider (Match Preview 105)
Bambolim (Goa), Feb 23 (IANS) Mumbai City face Odisha FC in a crucial fixture in the race for the Indian Super League (ISL) league stage title race on Wednesday at the GMC Stadium. With two matches left to play, Mumbai trail top-placed ATK Mohun Bagan by six points which means anything less than a win in their next match would be the end of their ambitions to qualify for the 2022 AFC Champions League.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Odisha Assembly expresses concern over rising fuel prices
Bhubaneswar, Feb 23 (IANS) The Odisha Assembly on Tuesday expressed concern over the rising fuel price, while the state government said the funds collected through tax is utilised for welfare activities.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
'Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety' turns 3: Nushrratt Bharucha recalls her 'first film to enter 100-cr club'
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) The romantic comedy Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety was released three years ago on this day. Actress Nushrratt Bharucha reecalls the film changed a lot of things for her professionally and helped her grow.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
United Spirits initiates strategic review of brands
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) United Spirits Ltd (USL) is initiating a strategic review of selected popular brands, continuing the strategy towards long-term profitable growth through premiumising the companys portfolio.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Tons of money, Central agencies used to topple Puducherry govt: Narayanasamy
Puducherry, Feb 23 (IANS) Outgoing Chief Minister of Puducherry and senior Congress leader, V Narayanasamy said that tons of money and Central agencies were used by the Union government led by the BJP to topple the secular government led by him in Puducherry. He was speaking to IANS in a telephonic interview.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Politics
Mohan Delkar's autopsy confirms suicide, body sent to Silvassa
Mumbai, Feb 23 (IANS) The autopsy report of seven-time MP Mohan S. Delkar, who was found dead in a south Mumbai hotel room, has confimed death by suicide, official sources said here on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
BSES discoms install over 3,000 rooftop solar net metering connections
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) BSES discoms have installed over 3,000 rooftop solar net metering connections with a connected solar load of 106 Mwp (Megawatt peak).
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
2 highly mutated variants detected in Kerala, Maha, T'gana: Centre
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) The Centre on Tuesday informed that it has found two specific variants of SARS-CoV-2 -- N440K and E484K -- circulating in three states, Maharashtra, Kerala and Telangana, which have been detected with high number of mutations. However, no causal link between these two variants and the outbreak in Kerala and Maharashtra have been established so far, it added.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine