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Proposal to hold farm laws doesn't mean they are flawed: Tomar
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) After the 11th round of talks between the government and the farmer leaders at the Vigyan Bhawan on Friday remained inconclusive, Union Agriculture Minister accused the latter of not following the principles of discussion as he said that when the two parties are negotiating on an issue, one should avoid announcing new protests to create pressure as it affects the discussions.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Three 'fund managers' who duped crores from techies in Bengaluru held
Bengaluru, Jan 22 (IANS) The Bengaluru Central Crime Branch personnel have arrested three men, who in the guise of professional finance managers, duped high networth techies in the city, a statement said on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
New Covid cases dip to 324 in Karnataka, 890 recovered
Bengaluru, Jan 22 (IANS) Continuing the declining trend, new Covid cases plunged to 324 while 890 recovered in a day across Karnataka.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Free diagnostic services to urban poor in Telangana
Hyderabad, Jan 22 (IANS) In another move to provide free healthcare facilities to poor in urban areas, the Telangana government on Friday launched eight Telangana Diagnostics mini hubs in Greater Hyderabad.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Siraj posts video of driving a BMW in Hyderabad
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) India fast bowler Mohammed Siraj on Friday posted a video of a luxury car on his Instagram handle. The BMW car can be seen with a temporary registration plate indicating that it is brand new.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Sasikala stable, being treated as per Covid protocols: Hospital
Bengaluru, Jan 22 (IANS) Late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaaa's key aide V.K. Sasikala, who tested Covid positive just ahead of her release from jail, is being treated with the standard protocol, a hospital bulletin said on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Andhra SEC firmly moving towards conducting elections
Amaravati, Jan 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh State Election Commissioner Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar is moving with determination to hold the rural local body polls in four phases in the light of the high court allowing the elections, while the Supreme Court is yet to take a call on it.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Forty-year-old actor booked for raping stepmother, theft
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) A 40-year-old TV actor has been booked for allegedly raping his 58-year-old stepmother, and stealing money and jewellery from the residence that she shares with his father, a director of television serials.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RBI proposes multilayer system, stricter norms for NBFCs
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday proposed a four-layered structure for non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) and new norms to strengthen their governance and operations.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Meghalaya CM inaugurates India's longest steel arch bridge
Shillong, Jan 22 (IANS) In a big boost to tourism and trade with Bangladesh, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma on Friday formally opened the longest steel arch bridge in the country on the Wahrew river in the states southern region.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Gujarat govt inks pact with Adani for largest logistics park
Gandhinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) The Gujarat government on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the private infrastructure company, Adani Port & SEZ Ltd., to setup the country's largest multi-modal logistics park at Sanand with an estimated investment of Rs 50,000 crore.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
RIL's Q3FY21 consolidated net profit rises to Rs 14,894 cr (Ld)
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Friday reported a rise of over 25 per cent in its consolidated net profit for the quarter ended December 31 of FY2020-21 on a year-on-year (YoY) basis.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
AITA c'ships: Reddy to meet Kamath in final
Bengaluru, Jan 22 (IANS) Top seed Rishi Reddy of Karnataka will meet Gujarat's Madhwin Kamath in the summit clash of the AITA men's tennis championship being held at the PBI-CSE Tennis Academy, Padukone-Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Former US general Austin will be first African American Def Secy
New York, Jan 22 (IANS) The United States Senate on Friday confirmed a former Army general, Austin Lloyd to become the Defence Secretary, making him the first African American to hold the job.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,International
Pawan Kalyan donates Rs 30 lakh for Ram temple
Amaravati, Jan 22 (IANS) Actor-politician and Janasena party founder Pawan Kalyan on Friday donated Rs 30 lakh for the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Religion
Mumbai City beat East Bengal 1-0, extend unbeaten run to 11 games
Vasco, Jan 22 (IANS) Mumbai City FC overcame a tough challenge from East Bengal to sneak in a 1-0 win in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the Tilak Maidan Stadium on Friday. The win stretches Mumbai's unbeaten run to 11 matches out of the 12 they have played thus far.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
Hurdle cleared for construction of Ram Temple foundation, claims Trust
Ayodhya, Jan 22 (IANS) The Ram Mandir Trust in Ayodhya claimed on Friday that the hurdle in the way of the construction of the foundation of Ram Mandir has been cleared after the second session of the brainstorming meeting with engineers from Larsen and Tubro and Tata Group at the Faizabad circuit house.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
GoAir commences 'Freedom Sale', offers 1 mn seats for booking
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) To make air travel more affordable, GoAir on Friday announced a sale for passengers planning their domestic travel this year.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Andhra police compelled to issue unprecedented statements, clarifications
Amaravati, Jan 22 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh Police Officers Association (APPOA), which represents the police department, is being compelled to issue clarifications and rebuttals on a regular basis like never before amid the prevailing charged political scenario in the state.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
'Separating health, medical education to hit vaccine drive'
Bengaluru, Jan 22 (IANS) A miffed Karnataka Health Minister K. Sudhakar on Friday said separating health and medical education departments would affect the vaccination drive in the state.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Mutant Covid virus detected in one person in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 22 (IANS) A 34-year-old man from Kannur district of Kerala who had reached the state from United Kingdom, was tested positive of the mutant variety of coronavirus after a test at the CSIR institute in New Delhi.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Jammu-Srinagar Highway to open for one-way traffic
Jammu, Jan 22 (IANS) After remaining closed for vehicular traffic on Friday due to maintenance and repair work, the Srinagar-Jammu national highway will open for one way traffic from Jammu to Srinagar on Saturday, officials said.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Lalu Prasad's reports normal; Rabri, Tejashwi meet him
Ranchi, Jan 22 (IANS) The test reports of RJD President Lalu Prasad, who was admitted to the Rajendra Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) here following complaints of uneasiness in breathing, have returned normal barring a hint of pneumonia.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Next phase of Trump impeachment set for next week
New York, Jan 22 (IANS) The next phase of the second impeachment of former President Donald Trump is set to be launched next week when the Senate receives the charges against him from the House of Representatives accusing him of instigating the January 6 storming of the Capitol by his supporters, Democratic Party's Senate Leader Chuck Schumer said on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,International
Only 45% beneficiaries in Telangana take vaccine on 5th day
Hyderabad, Jan 22 (IANS) The Covid vaccine acceptance rate among targeted beneficiaries in Telangana dropped further to 45.5 per cent on Friday, the fifth day of vaccination in the state.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Assam Rifles seizes drugs, Areca nuts worth Rs 6.35 cr in Mizoram
Aizawl, Jan 22 (IANS) Troopers of Assam Rifles in separate raids have seized drugs and Areca nuts, smuggled from Mynamar, worth of Rs 6.35 crore in Mizoram and arrested three persons in connection with the case, officials said on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
DHFL CoC declares Piramal as successful bidder
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Piramal Enterprises on Friday said that the Committee of Creditors (CoC) of Dewan Housing Finance Corporation Ltd (DHFL) have declared Piramal Capital & Housing Finance Ltd (PCHFL) as the successful bidder for DHFL.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Lloyd Austin confirmed as US Defence Secretary
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Retired US Army general Lloyd Austin was on Friday confirmed as Secretary of Defence in the Joe Biden administration.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,International
India's foreign exchange reserves down $1.8 bn
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) India's foreign exchange reserves declined by $1.839 billion during the week ended January 15.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
47,203 vaccinated in Gujarat, Covid tally 2,58,264
Gandhinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) A total of 47,203 persons have received the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Gujarat so far, including 11,352 on Friday, even as 451 new cases took the state's coronavirus tally to 2,58,264 cases, while two deaths in the past 24 hours mounted Gujarat's Covid death toll to 4,374.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
First case under anti-cow slaughter Act registered: K'taka minister
Bengaluru, Jan 22 (IANS) Karnataka's first case under the newly amended anti-Cow slaughter Act has been registered in Kudgi village in Vijayapura district, Animal Husbandry minister Prabhu Chauhan said on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Religion
PMC Bank scam: ED raids Viva Group, seizes Rs 73 lakh cash (Ld)
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Continuing its probe into the Punjab & Maharashtra Cooperative (PMC) Bank Ltd scam, the Enforcement Directorate on Friday seized Rs 73 lakh after raiding five premises belonging to the Viva Group and its associates in Mumbai and Palghar, officials said here on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
RBI proposes multilayer system, stricter norms for NBFCs
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday proposed a four-layered structure for non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) and new norms to strengthen the governance and operations of these entities.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Yes Bank logs net profit of Rs 151 cr in Oct-Dec quarter
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Yes Bank on Friday reported a net profit of Rs 151 crore for the quarter ended December 31.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Consumer sentiments on India's economic prospects improve'
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Sentiments of Indians regarding the economic prospects of the country have improved in January, according to the Refinitiv-Ipsos Primary Consumer Sentiment Index (PCSI).
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Reliance Jio's Oct-Dec net profit grows to Rs 3,489 cr on QoQ basis
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Telecom major Reliance Jio Infocomm on Friday reported a 15.5 per cent growth on a quarter-on-quarter basis in its consolidated net profit for the quarter-ended December to Rs 3,489 crore.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
SC tells directs family court to hear matrimonial case virtually
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday said that, as an exception, the trial in a matrimonial dispute can be conducted virtually through video conferencing, against the backdrop of ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC junks UP govt plea challenging bail to Azam Khan's wife, son
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) In a relief for senior Samajwadi Party leader and Lok Sabha MP Mohammad Azam Khan, the Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain an appeal by the Uttar Pradesh government challenging the Allahabad High Court, which granted bail to his wife and son, in a case connected with fraudulent allotment of government land.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Recoveries outnumber new Covid cases in J&K in 24 hrs
Jammu, Jan 22 (IANS) Recoveries outnumbered new Covid cases in J&K on Friday as 97 patients were discharged after recovery while 88 new cases were reported during the last 24 hours, according to an official bulletin.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
PMC Bank case: ED searches locations of Viva Group, seizes Rs 73L
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday carried out searches at five locations here, including the premises of Viva Group, in connection with its money laundering probe into the PMC Bank scam case, officials said.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Baroda suspends Deepak Hooda for 2020-21 domestic cricket season
Baroda, Jan 22 (IANS) Baroda Cricket Association (BCA) will not consider batsman Deepak Hooda for the entire season after the Apex Council of the state body decided to take stern action for his fight with Baroda captain Krunal Pandya.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Mamata's Swasthya Sathi scheme falls flat as private hospitals play spoilsport
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) Ahead of the crucial state Assembly polls, West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee boastfully announced Swasthya Sathi cards for all residents of the state as they can avail a health cover of up to Rs.5 lakh.
2021-01-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Embarrassment of riches bodes well for India ahead of Eng Tests
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) India's embarrassment of riches of fast bowling resources will ensure that the team management will be able to rotate pacers with plenty of Test matches against England over the next eight months, said India bowling coach Bharat Arun.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Odisha Naval Tata Hockey HPC commences boys' resident programme
Bhubaneswar, Jan 22 (IANS) The Odisha Naval Tata Hockey High Performance Centre (HPC), set up in Bhubaneswar with a vision to groom sporting talents and produce world-class sportspersons, has commenced its boys' resident programme at the Kalinga Hockey Complex here.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Orissa,Sports,Hockey
US to operationalise India as Major Defence Partner: Austin
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) US Secretary of Defense nominee, Lt Gen Lloyd Austin (retd) has said that he would further operationalise India's major "Major Defence Partner" status.
2021-01-22
Category: International, India,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
CBI arrests 4 officials in 3 separate graft cases
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested four public servants in connection with three separate graft cases.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2 including juvenile detained for killing elderly woman
Gurugram, Jan 22 (IANS) Two men including a juvenile have been detained for the murder of a 65-year-old woman in Gurugram's Sohna area, the police said, adding that the crime reportedly took place on Friday morning.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Write to CEC, tell them Goa projects are important: CM appeals to public
Panaji, Jan 22 (IANS) Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday urged the people of Goa to write to the Supreme Court's Central Empowered Committee underlining the importance of three development projects related to roads, rail and power, failing which the projects, Sawant said, may face the same fate of the mining sector, which has been hampered since 2012.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
FC Goa face resurgent Kerala Blasters (Match Preview 68)
Bambolim (Goa), Jan 22 (IANS) Kerala Blasters have won seven points in their last three matches and are hoping to keep that run going against FC Goa when the two sides meet in the Indian Super League (ISL) at the GMC Stadium on Saturday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
River Ganga could send 3 bn microplastics a day into Bay of Bengal
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) With the combined flows of the Brahmaputra and Meghna rivers, the Ganga river could be responsible for up to 3 billion microplastic particles entering the Bay of Bengal every day, according to new research by an international team of scientists.
2021-01-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Environment/Wildlife,Technology
DDA gets 9,714 applications for 1,350 flats on sale
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Delhi Development Authority (DDA) has received as many as 9,714 applications and payments from 2,955 applicants until Friday for Housing Scheme - 2021 offering 1,350 flats, a senior official told IANS.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Fighting like cats and dogs: HC pulls up Delhi govt, MCDs for non-payment of salaries
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has expressed its disgust over the irresponsible behaviour of Delhi Government and three municipal corporations of not paying the salaries and pensions to employees of civic bodies.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Pandemic triggers Covid cess hope for fund starved govt
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Be ready to pay additional taxes this year as the fund starved government explores the levy of a new coronavirus cess or surcharge to mobilise resources required to finance the worlds largest anti-Covid vaccination drive launched in the country on January 16.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
J&K approves industrial land allotment policy
Jammu, Jan 22 (IANS) The Administrative Council (AC), which met here under the chairmanship of J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha, approved the adoption of Jammu and Kashmir Industrial Land Allotment Policy 2021-30 to evolve a highly structured industrial land bank for promoting equitable industrial growth in Jammu and Kashmir, a government statement said on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Business/Economy
Arrest Arnab for 'treason', demands Maha Congress
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) The Maharashtra Congress on Friday held protests in all the districts and different cities demanding the arrest of Republic TV Editor in Chief Arnab Goswami for "treason" under the Official Secrets Act, 1923, party leaders said here.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Media,Politics
Several companies took part in virtual roadshow of RLDA
New Delhi, Jan (IANS) At least 35 national and international companies participated in the virtual road show on the redevelopment of the New Delhi Railway Station organised by the Rail Land Development Authority (RLDA).
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sarojini Nagar Market forms 50-member squad to tackle terror threats with cops
New Delhi, Jan 22 ( IANS ) The Delhi Police is taking initiative for its "Volunteers in Police Service programme" with the objective to tackle terror threats in view of Republic Day security arrangements at the busy Sarojini Nagar marketplace.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Punjab CM asks Centre, why farm laws can't be repealed
Chandigarh, Jan 22 (IANS) Even as he slammed the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for spreading lies over the farm laws and dubbed the Centre's refusal to repeal them as 'inhuman', Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday announced jobs for one member of each of the families of the state's farmers who had lost their lives in the agitation against the 'black' laws.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Punjab,National
UP govt to SC: will examine VC possibility between jailed Kerala journalist and mom
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government on Friday told the Supreme Court on Friday, it will examine the possibility of video conferencing between jailed scribe Siddique Kappan and his mother in Kerala. Kappan was arrested on his way to Hathras where a young woman had died after allegedly being gang-raped.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Defence/Security,Terrorism
RIL's Q3FY21 consolidated net profit rises to Rs 14,894 cr
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Friday reported a rise of over 25 per cent in its consolidated net profit for the quarter ended December 31 of FY2020-21 on a year-on-year (YoY) basis.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kerala students pursuing medicine in China left in the lurch
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 22 (IANS) Around 10,000 students from Kerala, studying medicine and allied courses in China, are facing an uncertain future as the Chinese government is not allowing them back in the country to resume their studies.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Diaspora,Diplomacy,Education
Operational restrictions imposed at IGIA ahead of R-Day
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Operational restrictions have been imposed at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA), as part of security arrangement for ahead of Republic Day.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Defence/Security
Air Quality Commission to set up AI-based system to improve Delhi's air quality
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) in Delhi-NCR and adjoining areas has roped in India's top technical institutions to set up a decision support system, which will use Artificial Intelligence to help improve the air quality over targeted sectors of the city.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
K'taka: Minor cabinet reshuffle again to placate 6 disgruntled ministers
Bengaluru, Jan 22 (IANS) A day after four ministers skipped a cabinet meeting expressing their displeasure over the portfolios allotted to them, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa again affected minor changes in the portfolios of six ministers on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
IFFI to have hybrid component for its next edition too
Panaji, Jan 22 (IANS) The 52nd edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will continue to have a hybrid component, Subhash Phal Dessai vice chairperson of the Entertainment Society of Goa -- a co-organising agency of the festival -- said on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz
Tejashwi flays Nitish for circular against anti-government social media posts
Patna, Jan 22 (IANS) Opposition Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav has criticised a new circular released by the Nitish Kumar government which directs the law enforcement authorities to take action against derogatory remarks on social media against government officials and public representatives.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Tata Motors increases passenger vehicle prices
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Tata Motors on Friday effected a hike in prices of its passenger vehicle range.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Odisha registers 55% increase in export despite Covid
Bhubaneswar, Jan 22 (IANS) Despite the adverse situation caused by Covid-19 pandemic, export from Odisha in the current financial year up to November has registered 55 per cent increase, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy
Biopic of Ashok Chakra recipient late Major Mohit Sharma on cards
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) A film on the life of Ashok Chakra recipient, late Major Mohit Sharma, is on the cards. While the cast, title and other details are yet to be announced, the film is expected to go on floors in September and set for an Independence Day release in 2022.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
NDMC begins Covid testing of forces ahead of R-Day
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC), on the recommendatons of the Central ministries, has started conducting rapid antigen tests of the special forces, paramilitary personnel and other armed forces who will be participating in the celebrations of 72nd Republic Day.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Tax remission on electronics exports to curb imports: ICEA
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) As the government emphasises on making India a manufacturing hub for mobile and electronics, the India Cellular & Electronics Association (ICEA) has said that the scheme of Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products (RoDTEP), if implemented in the electronics sector, would lead to import substitution.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Telangana IPS officer scales Mt. Kilimanjaro
Hyderabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Hyderabad's Joint Commissioner of Police Tarun Joshi has climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest peak in Africa and highest stand-alone mountain in the world.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Fearless India risked losing 4th Test to win the series: Bharat Arun
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Before the crucial fourth and final Test against Australia in Brisbane, India were tempted to strengthen their batting and play only four bowlers in the hope of securing a draw to return home with the series levelled. But the Ravi Shastri-led team management eventually went in with five bowlers, risking a series loss in pursuit of a win and glory.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Delnaaz Irani recalls exactly when Rupali Ganguly became her BFF
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Actresses Delnaaz Irani and Rupali Ganguly have known each other for over 15 years now. Delnaaz says she still remembers exactly when the two turned from colleagues to friends.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Older adults needs to be prioritised for Covid vaccine: Study
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) As older adults are more prone to Covid-19 infection due to low immunity level, they should be given priority when it comes to vaccination, health experts stressed on Friday stating that prioritising them can substantially save more lives.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
India Internet GMV hits $65bn in 2020: Report
Bengaluru, Jan 22 (IANS) The overall India Internet gross merchandise value (GMV) grew to $65 billion in 2020, and is now creating a large impact on the overall economy with almost 4.6 per cent of total private consumption coming from India Internet, suggests research from homegrown consulting firm RedSeer.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
2nd Test: Matthews's century helps Sri Lanka edge ahead
Galle, Jan 22 (IANS) Angelo Matthews led the way with an unbeaten 107 as Sri Lanka fought back from losing two early wickets for just seven runs to end the first day of the second Test against England on 229/4 on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
SC comes to the rescue of DU law student, gives her shot at career in law
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The past two years have been tumultuous for law student Ankita Meena. Amid several legal adversities, she continued to put a brave face and cleared all the hurdles in finishing her law studies at Delhi University.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Aahana Kumra on playing a pilot stuck in lockdown in Madhur Bhandarkar's next
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Actor Aahana Kumra plays a pilot in the upcoming Madhur Bhandarkar film, India Lockdown. It is a job profile that demands travel, but her character is forced to stay at home owing to Covid-induced lockdown and face emotional turmoil.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Flawess Pranavi rallies to win second leg of women's golf
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Pranavi Urs played a brilliant and flawless back nine of four-under to rally from behind and win the second leg of the Women's Pro Golf Tour here on Friday. She shot a round of four-under 68 on the final day to aggregate four-under 212 and thwarted 16-year-old Hitaashee Bakshi's attempt to win a second pro title in two months.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Golf
Flt Lt Rathore to be first woman leading R-Day Parade flypast
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) Indian Air Force Flight Lieutenant Swati Rathore, who hails from Rajasthan, will script a new chapter in the history of woman empowerment by becoming the first woman to lead the flypast on the main Republic Day parade at Delhi's Rajpath.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security
Genelia Deshmukh has a kids' day out
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Actress Genelia Deshmukh enjoyed a day out with her children on Friday. She says kids are amazing for the way they teach one how to live in the moment.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
11th round of talks between govt, farmers ends without solution (Ld)
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The deadlock between the farmers' leaders and the government over the three farm laws seems to continue as the 11th round of talks on Friday at Vigyan Bhawan lasted till lunch only and ended without a solution.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
All eyes on Narsingh Yadav at freestyle wrestling nationals
Noida, Jan 22 (IANS) Narsingh Yadav, the 2015 World Championships bronze medallist (74kg), will play in his first competition at the national level since serving a four-year doping ban on Saturday when he competes in men's National Freestyle Wrestling Championships here.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
India Inc counts on the Budget announcements; optimistic about growth in FY22: Deloitte survey
New Delhi, Jan. Jan 22 (IANS) India Inc. is optimistic about the Union Budget FY21-22 as it is expected to give a strong push to the economy, business and industry.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
First ever tableau of Ladakh will roll out on R-Day
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) First ever tableau of Ladakh will roll out at Rajpath in New Delhi during the Republic Day parade on January 26 and it will showcase peaceful and calm people of the state and citizens cherishing the Union Territory status.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Irrfan Khan's finish line came too soon, but we are proud of him: Wife Sutapa Sikdar
Panaji, Jan 22 (IANS) Irrfan Khan's wife, Sutapa Sikdar, got emotional talking about the late actor at the ongoing International Film Festival of India (IFFI), and said his finish line came too soon.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Navy's stellar role in 1971 war to be showcased on R-Day
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Indian Navy's stellar role as a credible force during the 1971 India-Pakistan war will be showcased during the Republic Day parade on January 26 at the Rajpath in New Delhi.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Mahesh Babu to Namrata: Someone I love was born today
Hyderabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu on Friday penned a romantic note on the birthday of his wife, actress Namrata Shirodkar. The actor says everyday with Namrata is special.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
2.28 lakh people vaccinated on Day 7, 267 adverse events reported
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) India on Friday inoculated as many as 2,28,563 healthcare and frontline workers, taking the toll of total beneficiaries who have been vaccinated to 12,72,097.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Pulkit Samrat urges to 'lift your vibe'
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Bollywood actor Pulkit Samrat shared his fitness mantra on Friday, along with a picture he shared from the gym.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Profit booking, global cues subdues market; banking stocks dive (Roundup)
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Profit booking, along with heavy selling pressure in the banking sector stocks, pulled the Indian benchmark equity indices lower for the second straight session on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Swara Bhasker's mantra: The idea is to try things you haven't done before
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Actress Swara Bhasker has donned multiple looks in her new web series, Aapkey Kamrey Mein Koi Rehta Hai, and she says trying different things lets her maintaion the thrill and passion of her job.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rakul Preet hints at new series coming up?
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Rakul Preet Singh on Friday described herself as an old soul with young eyes in a new post on social media. In the caption, Rakul seems to promise fans that the announcement of a new series is coming soon.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India look to continue dominance in Tests at home vs England (Countdown)
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) When England were pulverised 0-4 on their last tour of India in 2016, Virat Kohli piled up 655 runs at an average of 109.16 in the five-match Test series, and Karun Nair became the second Indian to score a triple century after Virender Sehwag. The one-sided series, played in November and December four years ago, featured two innings victories for India.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Thackeray visits Serum Institute after fire, loss pegged at Rs 1K cr
Pune, Jan 22 (IANS) Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Friday visited the Serum Institute of India (SII) where a fire at its semi-ready Manjari complex claimed five lives while inflicting an estimated loss of Rs 1,000 cr to the global vaccine giant.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gurugram woman dies mysteriously, kin allege vaccine side effects
Gurugram, Jan 22 (IANS) A 55-year-old woman with primary health care (PHC) centre died under mysterious circumstances at Bhangrola village here on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kirti Kulhari: Gender-based violence is a harsh reality
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Actress Kirti Kulhari feels gender-based violence is a harsh reality, one that has gone up amid the pandemic.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Denmark MPs want to reinstate Taiwan in WHA over Covid-19 success
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Throwing the gauntlet to China, parliamentarians in Denmark have proposed that Taiwan be included in the World Health Organisation (WHO). Members of six of the ten political parties support Taiwan's entry to WHO's top decision-making body.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Modi, Shah to visit poll-bound Assam on Saturday
Guwahati, Jan 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah will visit poll-bound Assam on Saturday to attend different government events to campaign for the assembly polls, likely to be held in April-May.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
'Bridgerton' to be back with second season
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) The popular period drama Bridgerton is set to return for a second season.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bitcoin falls below $30K, worst weekly loss in months
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) As the world went gaga over the overall value of all cryptocurrencies surpassing the $1 trillion mark and Bitcoin crossing the $40,000 mark, the cryptocurrency saw its sharpest fall since September last year, hitting under $30,000 this week and hovering around $31,000 on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Sara Ali Khan aces aerial yoga
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Actress Sara Ali Khan enjoys fitness, and loves sharing fitness videos, too. In a new video she posted on Friday, the young Bollywood star aces the aerial yoga.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Vaccine to Vacation: Inoculation drive to pump up airline sector (IANS Special)
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) India's aviation sector is set to become a major beneficiary of the massive anti-Covid vaccination programme which has re-ignited the confidence of the travellers.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Nimrat Kaur celebrates five years of 'Airlift'
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) The Akshay Kumar-starrer Airlift was released on this day five years ago. Nimrat Kaur, who was cast opposite Akshay in the film, shared a Thank You note for fans of the film on social media.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
CWC meet: Senior leaders engage in verbal spat over internal elections
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting on Friday witnessed some heated exchange of words among Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, senior leader Anand Sharma and several other dissenters over internal elections, party sources said.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC won't recall order refusing Vedanta plea to reopen Sterlite plant
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a plea by Vedanta seeking recall of its December 2 order, where it had declined to entertain an interim plea by the mining major to inspect and operate its Sterlite Copper unit in Tamil Nadu's Tuticorin.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Dry up Aussies' off-side strokes: Bharat Arun reveals success mantra
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) In July 2020, when the world was reeling under Covid-19 pandemic and there was no cricket in sight for India, bowling coach Bharat Arun got a call from head coach Ravi Shastri who asked him to devise a plan to cut Australian batsmen's off-side strokeplay.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Sunil Grover unveils a song that reminds of 'what Haryana lost in 2016'
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Actor-comedian Sunil Grover has unveiled a new song titled Matti ke maa matti mil gayi, which he says is a reminder of what people of Haryana lost in 2016, during the violent Jat reservation protests.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Loneliness among people above 50 may impact mental well-being
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Lonely adults aged 50 and over reported an average of two worsening depressive and other mental health symptoms during the Covid-19 lockdown, a new study suggests.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Drones carry out Rural population survey in Bundelkhand
Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) 'Survey of India', the oldest scientific institution of the government of India, is making digital maps of villages with the help of drones for the first time. Through the digital mapping, Rural Residential Rights Record would be prepared in nearly 82,000 villages of the state. In the process villagers would be able to access records of every village and every house built in the village.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Technology
Adele reaches divorce settlement with Simon Konecki
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) Singer Adele on Friday finalised her divorce settlement with estranged husband Simon Konecki.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
China's draft payment rules tightens scrutiny of Ant, Tencent
Beijing, Jan 22 (IANS) Sending a strong signal that scrutiny is tightening for the country's two major digital payment platforms, Tencent's WeChat Pay and Ant Group's Alipay, China's central bank has unveiled draft rules for non-banking payment institutions.
2021-01-22
Category: International, China,Technology
Greater Hyderabad Mayor, Deputy Mayor to be elected on Feb 11
Hyderabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Election for Mayor and Deputy Mayor of Greater Hyderabad will be held on February 11.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Punjab's R-Day tableau to depict Guru Tegh Bahadur's sacrifice
Chandigarh, Jan 22 (IANS) Punjab's Republic Day tableau will reflect the theme of the supreme sacrifice of ninth Sikh master Guru Tegh Bahadur, who laid down his life to uphold the eternal values of humanity, religious coexistence and freedom of faith, officials said on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Four die in illegal mining in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Jan 22 (IANS) Four persons engaged in illegal mining died on Friday morning as mica mines caved in Jharkhand's Koderma district. The incident occurred at the Foolwariya jungle, following which two bodies have been recovered from the mine this afternoon, the police said.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Neha Bhasin shot for new single amid freezing conditions in Nainital
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Singer Neha Bhasin, who recently released her single Tu Ki Jaane, has revealed that she shot for the video amid harsh weather conditions in Nainital and on a night schedule.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
The Economist Ranking: ISB ranked 1st in India, 44th globally
Hyderabad, Jan 22 (IANS) The prestigious Indian School of Business (ISB) has been ranked number one management institution in India and 44th globally as per the full-time MBA Ranking 2021 of The Economist.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
Row over directive against anti-government social media posts in Bihar
Patna, Jan 22 (IANS) The Bihar government has directed the Economic Offence Wing (EOW) to act against those organisations and individuals posing objectionable contents on social media against public representatives and government officials.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kangana Ranaut talks about a 'mistake' Sushant Singh Rajput made
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut on Friday opened up on what she feels is a mistake committed by late actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
CWC demands repealing of farm laws, JPC probe into chat leak
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Congress Working Committee (CWC) on Friday passed three resolutions, including a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe over the alleged chat leak endangering the national security.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ruhii Singh: Cop role in 'Bang Baang' a break from glam image as a model
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Actress Ruhi Singh, who will next be seen playing a police officer in the web series Bang Baang: The Sound Of Crimes, says the role came as a refreshing change, considering she hails from a modelling background.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
11th round of talks breaks down, deadlock on farm laws continues
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The eleventh round of talks between the government and representatives of the farmers Union ended on Friday without any solution in sight as Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar urged the Union leaders to rethink about rejecting the government's proposal to suspend the new farm laws for one and half years.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Google-Australia tussle over new media code deepens
Sydney/New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The News Media Bargaining Code has started a bitter war between Google/Facebook and the Australian government, with Google threatening to pull its Search engine from the country.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Australia,Technology
25 kg gold stolen at gunpoint from Muthoot Finance branch in TN
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Six masked persons brandishing pistols on Friday barged into a Muthoot Finance branch in Tamil Nadu's Hosur on Friday and fled about 25 kg gold jewellery valued at about Rs 7.5 crore and Rs 96,000 cash, police said.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Big B calls IMF Chief Economst Gita Gopinath a 'beautiful face', she responds
Mumbai Jan 22 (IANS) Indian-American economist and Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Gita Gopinath on Friday reacted to a complimentary post by Amitabh Bachchan, saying he was the greatest of all time and that she was a huge fan of the Bollywood superstar.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rabri Devi, Tejashwi to meet Lalu Prasad in Ranchi
Patna, Jan 22 (IANS) Following the deterioration in the health condition of incarcerated former Bihar Chief Minister and RJD supremo Lalu Prasad, his wife Rabri Devi and son Tejashwi Yadav are going to meet him in Ranchi later on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Singer Narendra Chanchal passes away at 80, Bollywood pays tribute
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Singer Narendra Chanchal, who redefined popular devotional singing in India, is no more. According to reports, Narendra Chanchal died on Friday in the city. He was 80.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Seagate beats market expectations with fiscal Q2 results
San Francisco, Jan 22 (IANS) US data storage company Seagate Technology surpassed market expectation as the company posted revenue of $2.62 billion for its fiscal second quarter ended January 1, 2021.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Valuing friendships can keep you healthy: Study
New York, Jan 22 (IANS) Having friends in life is important as they give us both emotional support and practical advice, whenever needed. A new study now suggests that prioritising friendship is also associated with many health and well-being benefits.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Shivamogga blast: K'taka to give Rs 5 lakh each to victims' kin
Bengaluru, Jan 22 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Friday announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to the kin of those who died in Shivamogga blast and asserted that his government was committed to stop all illegal mining in the state.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala teacher elated with govt order on maternity leave
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 22 (IANS) Rakhi PV, a resource teacher at the Kodungallur government high school in Thrissur, Kerala, is elated to win the fight against the government over maternity leave as the state government recently brought out a gazette notification sanctioning maternity leave for six months with full benefits for all contractual government employees.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Kerala,National
Thailand Open: Sameer Verma goes down fighting in quarter-finals
Bangkok, Jan 22 (IANS) India's Sameer Verma was on Friday knocked out of the Thailand Open in the quarter-finals, losing 13-21, 21-19, 22-20 to third seed Anders Antonsen of Denmark in a see-saw match that lasted an hour and 21 minutes.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
Plant closure: SC declines Vedanta's plea for early hearing of appeal
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a plea by Vedanta seeking early hearing on its appeal filed against the Madras High Court order, which declined to allow the reopening of its Tuticorin plant.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Shivamogga blast: Prez, PM and others mourn death of labourers
Bengaluru, Jan 22 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other leaders on Friday expressed grief over the death of several labourers in an explosion at a stone quarry in Karnataka's Shivamogga.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sensex slumps 700 points, gives up 49,000 (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) A day after claiming the landmark 50,000 level for the first time, the BSE Sensex plunged below the 49,000 mark on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
INS Mumbai celebrates 20th anniversary
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) INS Mumbai, a frontline guided missile destroyer of the Indian Navy, celebrated its 20th anniversary on Friday, the Indian Navy said.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Ganguly's brother Snehashish undergoes successful angioplasty
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) BCCI president Sourav Ganguly's brother Snehashish on Friday underwent angioplasty at the Apollo Hospital here.
2021-01-22
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Fire guts part of Nashik civic body HQ, no casualties
Nashik (Maharashtra), Jan 22 (IANS) A massive fire broke out at the Nashik Municipal Corporation headquarters, Rajiv Gandhi Bhavan, in the city on Friday afternoon, though there were no casualties.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
LG K42 with US military-grade durability launched at Rs 10,990
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Amid speculations that South Korean tech giant LG may pull out of the mobile phone business, the company on Friday unveiled the LG K42 smartphone in India.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Neeraj Pandey announces 'Special Ops Universe'
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Director Neeraj Pandey on Friday announced that he is creating Special Ops Universe, which will be a multi-series. Actor Kay Kay Menon will return as agent Himmat Singh in Special Ops 1.5.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Salman praises Isabelle Kaif, Pulkit Samrat: Looking amazing together
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan has praised actors Pulkit Samrat and Isabelle Kaif and said the two are looking amazing together in the upcoming film, Suswagatam Khushamadeed.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
3 injured as fishing boat catches fires in Andhra's Kakinada
Kakinada (Andhra Pradesh), Jan 22 (IANS) Three fishermen were injured on Friday when a fire broke out on their boat in Kakinada Port in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district, police said.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Singer Narendra Chanchal passes away at 80
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Singer Narendra Chanchal, who redefined popular devotional singing in India, is no more. According to reports, Narendra Chanchal died on Friday in the city. He was 80.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
13,000 volunteers given 2nd dose of Covaxin: Bharat Biotech
Hyderabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Bharat Biotech on Friday announced that 13,000 volunteers have been successfully administered the second dose of its Covid vaccine Covaxin in the phase-3 trials.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Centre to SC: Can't give extra attempt to UPSC aspirants who couldn't take last chance
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Centre on Friday told the Supreme Court it is not keen on granting an extra attempt to civil services aspirants, who could not take the last attempt of the exam amid the on-going Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Cong to get elected party chief by June: Venugopal
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Congress will have an 'elected' party President by June, its General Secretary (Organisations) KC Venugopal said here on Friday after a crucial Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Casey Affleck says he didn't throw out Ana de Armas cutout
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) Actor Casey Affleck has dismissed speculation alleging that he threw out a life-sized cardboard cutout of actress Ana de Armas after her split from his brother Ben Affleck.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kerala Assembly moves resolution against CAG's report on KIIFB
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 22 (IANS) The CPI(M)-led Left Democratic Front (LDF) government in Kerala on Friday passed an unusual resolution in the Assembly against the CAG's financial audit report with adverse remarks against the government's flagship project Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB).
2021-01-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Priyanka shares a secret about her late night talk show appearances
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas on Friday revealed her secret to doing late night talk show appearances in the US while living in London and it is every bit hilarious.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Tara Sutaria shares picture of her first ballet as a kid
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Bollywood actress Tara Sutaria has shared a throwback childhood picture from her first ballet performance.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Morgan Freeman's special shoutout for Indian artist
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Hollywood icon Morgan Freeman is overwhelmed with the creativity that Indian artist Swapnil Jadhav showed in his portrait made of coloured sand, and took to Twitter to appreciate his talent.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Name of Gigi Hadid, Zayn Malik's daughter revealed
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Supermodel Gigi Hadid has finally revealed the name of her daughter in a subtle way. She shared the name by updating her Instagram bio to say 'Khai's mom'.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Quarry owner, explosives supplier detained over K'taka blast
Shivamogga, Jan 22 (IANS) Karnataka Home Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Friday said that the police has detained the quarry owner and a mining explosives supplier over the mining quarry blast that took place on the outskirts of the Shivamogga district a day earlier.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Sony WH-1000XM4: For those who don't compromise with quality
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) As the competition for headphones get fierce, with Apple now joining the fray with its over-the-ear hearable, Sony has launched updated headphones in India named Sony WH-1000XM4 which are successor to WH-1000XM3.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Emaar accuses MGF of trying to illegally transfer land parcels
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Emaar India Ltd. on Friday accused MGF Group and its Chairman Shravan Gupta of trying to illegally transfer a land parcel in Okhla.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Militants attack police party in J&K's Kishtwar
Jammu, Jan 22 (IANS) Militants attacked a police party on Friday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district as the authorities said except for minor injuries to one cop, others escaped unhurt.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
6 coal mine workers from Assam killed inside Meghalaya mine
Shillong, Jan 22 Jan 22 (IANS) At least six people were killed when they were working inside a coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia hills district on Friday, police said.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SL grants approval for Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine's emergency use
Colombo, Jan 22 (IANS) Sri Lankan authorities on Friday granted approval for the emergency use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, Minister for Pharmaceutical Production and Regulation Channa Jayasumana said.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Health/Medicine
Signal 'copies' several WhatsApp features amid new user surge
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Encrypted messaging app Signal that has seen a surge in new sign-ups has introduced several features in its upcoming update that already exist in WhatsApp in an apparent bid to woo more users from the Facebook-owned messaging platform.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Andhra govt petitions SC to defer Panchayat polls
Amaravati, Jan 22 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has challenged the High Court's green signal to conduct rural local bodies elections through a special leave petition in the Supreme Court.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Siraj find of Australia tour, says Shastri
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) India head coach Ravi Shastri on Friday heaped praise on fast bowler Mohammed Siraj who played a crucial role in the team's remarkable win over Australia in the Border-Gavaskar series.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Sonu Sood moves SC challenging BMC notice
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Bollywood actor Sonu Sood has moved the Supreme Court challenging Bombay High Court order rejecting his plea to quash or grant interim relief against a BMC notice over alleged illegal construction at his Juhu residential complex in Mumbai.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Bollywood
Fire at hardware shop in Delhi, no casualty
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) A minor fire broke out at the basement of a hardware shop in south-west Delhi's Palam area on Friday. However, no casualty was reported.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
3 held from fake call centre for duping US citizens
Gurugram, Jan 22 (IANS) The Gurugram Police have busted a fake call centre which allegedly operated from Udyog Vihar Phase-5. This call centre allegedly used to dupe American nationals on pretext of providing technical suport to leading social media apps. The police have arrested three persons and seized laptops, hard disks and other electronic gadgets from the spot, the police said.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indian expat wins $54,451 in Dubai draw
Dubai, Jan 22 (IANS) A United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based Indian expat has won 200,000 dirhams ($54,451) at the weekly Mahzooz draw in Dubai, the media reported.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Nadda unveils Lord Ram's statue in party office
Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party president J.P. Nadda on Friday unveiled a larger-than-life statue of Lord Ram in the party's state headquarters here.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
HDFC Bank reviews SEBI order in BRH Wealth Kreators' matter
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) HDFC Bank on Friday said that it is reviewing the SEBI order imposing a penalty of Rs 1 crore on the bank in the in the matter involving BRS Wealth Kreators.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Gujarat govt to abolish police RR Cell
Gandhinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Friday announced that the Rapid Response (RR) Cell of the state police will be abolished.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Incoming Intel CEO commits to manufacturing internally
San Francisco, Jan 22 (IANS) Incoming Intel CEO Pat Gelsinger who is taking over from Bob Swan, has said that the majority of the company's 2023 products should be manufactured internally.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Students to appear HSC exams at their own schools in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Jan 22 (IANS) The Class X students in Odisha will appear for the annual High School Certification (HSC) examinations at their respective schools this year, said School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education
Maha parties, farmers to intensify stir against farm laws
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Almost all non-NDA parties have announced plans to intensify the stir against the three new farm laws and participate in the farmers' long march in Mumbai on January 25 and the massive farmers' agitation in New Delhi scheduled for January 26, top leaders said here on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Bharatpur woman baffles doctors testing Covid positive 31 times
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) A 35-year-old woman in Rajasthan's Bharatpur has been posing an unique challenge to all medical theories on Covid-19, after testing positive 31 times in last five months.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Guterres hails Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty's coming into force
United Nations, Jan 22 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday welcomed the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, commonly known as the Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty's coming into force.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Team India's win over Australia highly inspirational for youth: PM
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday again lauded the stellar performance of the Indian cricket team which registered a remarkable Test series win over Australia Down Under, saying the victory is highly inspirational for the youth of the country.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,Politics
Sensex drops 550 points, holds on to 49,000 (Ld)
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) The Indian equity indices plunged on Friday afternoon with the BSE Sensex losing around 550 points.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
BHU scientists test new vaccine for Kala-Azar
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 22 (IANS) Scientists of the School of Biochemical Engineering of IIT-BHU, in collaboration with the Institute of Medical Sciences (IMS), BHU, have tested a vaccine for Kala-Azar, which is a major health challenge in India and is caused by Leishmania parasite.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Health/Medicine
EU strongly discourages non-essential travel
Brussels, Jan 22 (IANS) Leaders of the European Union (EU) have agreed to consider further restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus by strongly discouraging non-essential travel between member states, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
With sharp focus on vax, Telangana conducting fewer tests
Hyderabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Shifting their focus to Covid vaccination, health authorities in Telangana are conducting fewer tests, leading to a further drop in daily count of positive cases.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Hyderabad firm gets rail contract for propulsion, control systems
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Indian Railways has awarded a contract of Rs 2,211 crore to design and manufacture propulsion, control and other equipment of 44 Vande Bharat-type train sets to Hyderabad-based Medha Servo Drives Pvt Ltd, a Ministry spokesperson said on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
New Zealand starts 3-month firearms buy-back
Wellington, Jan 22 (IANS) New Zealand has begun a three-month firearms buy-back as part of the government's ambitious firearms reform program, Police Minister Poto Williams said on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Alibaba's Tmall Global helps global SMEs open online stores
Beijing, Jan 22 (IANS) Alibaba Group's online marketplace Tmall Global has announced a string of service solutions to facilitate overseas small and medium-sized companies to open stores on its platform.
2021-01-22
Category: International, China,Technology
YSRCP accuses Chandrababu Naidu of trying to divide society
Amaravati, Jan 22 (IANS) Senior Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) leader and Rajya Sabha member V. Vijayasai Reddy alleged on Friday that Telugu Desam Party (TDP) supremo Nara Chandrababu Naidu has no 'honesty, shame or justice.'
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Australian has beaten 3rd wave pandemic: PM
Canberra, Jan 22 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Friday declared that the country has successfully has beaten a third wave of the coronavirus pandemic.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Yogi to launch App for self-employment, job industry
Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government will launch the 'Udyam Sarathi App' on January 24 which will provide every information related to self-employment and the job industry at one click.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Singers Jason Derulo, Adam Levine team up for first time
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) Singers Jason Derulo and Adam Levine have joined forces for the first time. Their new collaboration is called Lifestyle. 
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Tamannaah Bhatia: I'm back to my pre-Covid body
Hyderabad, Jan 22 (IANS) Tamannaah Bhatia says she has regained the strength of her pre-Covid days thanks to two months of consistent workout. On Friday, Tamannah shared a gym video on Instagram where she can be seen lifting weight. 
2021-01-22
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Scam 1992' star Pratik Gandhi starts rom-com 'Atithi Bhooto Bhava' in Mathura
Mathura, Jan 22 (IANS) The upcoming romantic comedy Atithi Bhooto Bhava, toplined by Scam 1992 star Pratik Gandhi, went on floors in Mathura on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
Covid-19 vaccine development process to be showcased in Republic Day parade
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The making of vaccines against the deadly Covid-19 virus will be showcased during the Republic Day parade on January 26 at Rajpath in New Delhi.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society
T10 format is thrilling & exciting, suits me: Pollard
Abu Dhabi, Jan 22 (IANS) West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard, who has scored over 10,000 runs in the T20 format, has expressed that the T10 format suits his style of cricket.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Night sky tourism takes-off in Jaipur
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) Rajasthan has launched the unique night sky tourism in Jaipur that will be free of cost.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Science/Tech
Pandemic time used for self-development, survey reveals
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The pandemic year 2020 is past us but not the coronavirus and the impact it brought into our lives is probably the biggest disruption of our lifetimes.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Six including two cops in uniform loot jewellers in UP, held
Gorakhpur, Jan 22 (IANS) In a major embarrassment to the Uttar Pradesh government, the Gorakhpur police has arrested six persons, including three policemen, for looting a jeweller and an employee of another jeweller of Maharajganj district.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
R-Day security: Delhi Police ups checks on SIM card dealers
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Delhi Police have beefed up the security measures ahead of the Republic Day. Police teams in various areas of the national capital have intensified vigil with a special focus on SIM card dealers, guest houses and hotels.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Putin critic claims Prez owns palace with 'lap-dancing clubs'
Moscow, Jan 22 (IANS) Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny, who was detained earlier this week, has claimed that President Vladimir Putin owns a 1 billion euro palace which has a 'lap-dancing club', theatre and a casino inside its premises, according to media reports.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Data harvesting: CBI books Cambridge Analytica, another UK firm (Ld)
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The CBI has registered a case against UK-based Cambridge Analytica and Global Science Research Limited in a case of alleged "illegal harvest" of personal data of 5.62 lakh Indian Facebook users.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Battery storage cheaper than new coal power plants: Analysis
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) A new economic viability analysis on Friday revealed that renewable energy along with battery storage in Tamil Nadu is cost competitive with new coal power plants.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Quit Aus obsession, beating India in India more important: Swann to Eng
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Australia are no more the best team in the world and what England should be focusing at is to beat India in India as they have been "virtually unbeatable" at home since 2012, feels former England off-spinner Graeme Swann.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Vegan kids may have low level of vitamin D
London, Jan 22 (IANS) If your child is fully vegan, then there are chances that they may have a lower level of vitamin D, a new study suggests.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
IS claims responsibility for Baghdad twin suicide bombings
Baghdad, Jan 22 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) terror group has claimed responsibility for the twin suicide bombings at a crowded market area in Baghdad, that killed 32 people and injured 116 others, Iraqi media reports said on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Terrorism
Moon rock now on display in Oval Office of White House
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) NASA has loaned a Moon rock for display in the Oval Office of the White House at the request of the Joe Biden administration.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Politics,Science/Tech
Netflix 'Shuffle Play' feature to go live in 2021
San Francisco, Jan 22 (IANS) Streaming giant Netflix is gearing up to officially introduce the "Shuffle Play" feature in the first half of this year, the media reported.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,National,Technology
Kisan Congress demands Rahul be made party chief
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Kisan Congress on Friday passed a resolution for making Rahul Gandhi the president of the party.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Parakram Diwas: Tight security in Kolkata ahead of PM's visit
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) A day ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit for the celebration of 'Parakram Diwas' in Kolkata, the city has been turned into a fortress of sort by the city police and central security agencies.
2021-01-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
11th round of Centre-farmers' talks begin (Ld)
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The 11th round of talks between the protesting farmer unions and three Union Ministers got underway here on Friday to break the over-a-month long deadlock on the new agricultural laws.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Gehlot-led AICC team to mull Cong prospects in Kerala polls
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 22 (IANS) A three-member committee set up by the AICC will hold discussions on Friday evening and Saturday with state leaders on the prospects of the Congress as well as the United Democratic Front in the 2021 Assembly elections.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
WB Forest Minister Rajib Banerjee resigns
Kolkata, Jan 22 (IANS) West Bengal Forest Minister Rajib Banerjee on Friday resigned from the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress Cabinet.
2021-01-22
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Yogi boost for startups: 4 get Rs 20 lakh
Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) As part of the 'Start in UP' programme, the policy implementation unit in the state has approved marketing assistance of Rs 5 lakh each to four startups, including one that aims to use artificial intelligence for face recognition to provide safety for women and children.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy
'No Time To Die' delayed again, now slated for Oct 8
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) Amid much speculation, the Daniel Craig-starrer James Bond adventure, No Time To Die, has been delayed yet again. An update on the official Twitter handle of the film on Friday stated that Craigs final outing as Agent 007 has now been pushed to October 8 for a theatrical release.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Senate Republican leader proposes postponing Trump's impeachment trial
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Mitch McConnell, the US Senate Republican leader, has proposed that former President Donald Trump's impeachment trial should be delayed until mid-February so as to give him enough time to prepare a defense.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Neetu Kapoor remembers Rishi Kapoor on wedding anniversary
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Veteran actress Neetu Kapoor shared a social media post in the memory of her late husband Rishi Kapoor on their 41st wedding anniversary on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nokia selected for US Federal 5G Cybersecurity project
San Francisco, Jan 22 (IANS) Nokia on Friday announced that it has been selected as a technology provider and collaborator by the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) 5G Cybersecurity project in the US.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
UNGA adopts resolution to safeguard religious sites
United Nations, Jan 22 (IANS) The UN General Assembly has adopted a resolution to promote a culture of peace and tolerance to safeguard religious sites all across the world.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Politics,Religion
Daler Mehndi feels celeb appearances at farmers' protest won't help (Ld)
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Singer Daler Mehndi says that raising one's voice is good, but a solution for the ongoing farmers protest can only be given by leaders and not necessarily by celebrity appearances.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
NCB arrests 2 Sri Lankans in Chennai in int'l drugs racket case
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has arrested two Sri Lankan Tamils -- who are key operatives in an international drugs racket -- from Chennai in Tamil Nadu, a senior officer said on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Canada's Governor General resigns
Ottawa, Jan 22 (IANS) Canada's Governor General Julie Payette has announced her resignation after the conclusion of a harassment investigation at the her office.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Panaji restaurants to use biogas: CM
Panaji, Jan 22 (IANS) Select restaurants in Panaji will soon be hooked into a biogas supply network being set up by the city municipal corporation, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Goa,Business/Economy
Thailand Open: Satwik-Ashwini enter mixed doubles semis
Bangkok, Jan 22 (IANS) The Indian duo of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Ashwini Ponappa on Friday entered the mixed doubles semi-finals of the Toyota Thailand Open after securing a hard-fought win over fifth seeds Peng Soon Chan and Liu Ying Goh of Malaysia.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
IL&FS addresses aggregate debt of Rs 32KCr so far
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Debt-ridden IL&FS Group has addressed aggregate debt of around Rs 32,000 crore so far.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Plants at home may up positive mental well-being
London, Jan 22 (IANS) If you love having plants at home, then there is a good news for you as a new study suggests that plants at home can keep you mentally healthy.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Mexican President backs Biden's agenda
Mexico City, Jan 22 (IANS) Mexico's President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has expressed his support for his new American counterpart President Joe Biden's proposed agenda for fighting the Covid-19 pandemic, spurring the economy and dealing with immigration.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Mexico,Politics
Daler Mahndi feels celeb appearances at farmers' protest won't help
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Singer Daler Mehndi says that raising one's voice is good, but a solution for the ongoing farmers protest can only be given by leaders and not necessarily by celebrity appearances.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Varun Dhawan and Natasha Dalal head to Alibag for wedding: Reports
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Bollywood star Varun Dhawan and Natasha Dalal reportedly left for Alibag along with their families on Friday morning, for their wedding. While the ceremony in on January 24, rituals begin from Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Salma Hayek talks of her 'wild wild waist'
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) Hollywood star Salma Hayek has shared a throwback picture from the premiere of her 1999 film Wild Wild West, and had a witty quip on her waist to go with the image.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Attractive LNG prices to boost India's plan on gas-based economy
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) India's efforts to build a gas based economy is set to get a boost from the falling spot LNG prices that had skyrocketed to over $30/mmbtu (from $2 a few months ago on the back of the winter demand and supply constriants.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Biden to keep Christopher Wray as FBI Director
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) US President Joe Biden has planned to keep Christopher Wray, appointed by his predecessor in 2017 as the FBI Director, in the same position, allowing him to continue serving out his 10-year term.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
TN Health Minister takes Covaxin jab
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Health Minister C.Vijayabaskar was on Friday administered the Covaxin jab at the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
WHO expects 100mn global Covid-19 cases by January end
Geneva, Jan 22 (IANS) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO), said that the global Covid-19 caseload is expected to hit 100 million by the end of January, but vaccines have the potential to bring the pandemic under control.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
Intel posts $20B revenue in Q4, beats expectations
San Francisco, Jan 22 (IANS) Intel posted better than expected results in the fourth quarter as revenue hit $20 billion while full-year revenue for 2020 set an all-time record of $77.9 billion, up eight per cent year-on-year.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
PMC Bank case: ED searches 5 locations in Mumbai
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday carried out searches at five locations here, including the premises of Mehul Thakur in connection with its money laundering probe into the PMC Bank scam case, sources said.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Tractors line up in Delhi ahead of #farmersparade on R-Day
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The farmers stir against the three contentious farm laws is expected to reach its zenith with the #FarmersParade alongside the Republic Day parade on January 26 when they wish to showcase the might of the "kisan" along with the "jawans". For this they have been lining up tractors here sent from Punjab and other states in huge trolleys.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Farmers' protest: 11th round of talks on Friday
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The 11th round of talks between the government and representatives of protesting farmers on the three contentious farm laws will be held on Friday, two days after the Centre proposed to suspend the agricultural laws for one and half years and had set up a joint panel to discuss the Acts to end the stalemate.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Macron announces $2.2bn investment in quantum technologies
Paris, Jan 22 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron has announced a five-year investment plan worth 1.8 billion euros ($2.2 billion) in quantum technologies, which he said would place his country among "the world's top three" in this field.
2021-01-22
Category: International, France,Politics
We never spoke about Adelaide result in remaining Tests, says Vihari
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) India batsman Hanuma Vihari, who played a crucial role in helping the team secure an epic draw alongside Ravichandran Ashwin against Australia in Sydney, has revealed that they didn't try to go for the win once Rishabh Pant and Cheteshwar Pujara got out.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Parliament was denied opportunity to examine farm laws: Sonia
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi on Friday slammed the Centre on the farmers' issue. During a crucial Congress Working Committee (CWC) meeting here, she said it was abundantly clear that the three farm laws were prepared in 'haste and Parliament was consciously denied an opportunity to examine in any meaningful detail the implications and impact'.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Merkel expects talks with Biden admin about Nord Stream 2
Berlin, Jan 22 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that she wants to speak to the administration of new US President Joe Biden about the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline project that faces American sanctions.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Honor launches 1st smartphone V40 5G since Huawei separation
Beijing, Jan 22 (IANS) Honor has launched its first phone called V40 5G in China since the company officially separated from its parent company Huawei.
2021-01-22
Category: International, China,Technology
TN cancels cultural performances by students on Republic Day
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government on Friday announced the cancellation of cultural performances by students of schools and colleges during the Republic Day celebrations on January 26 due to Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
China persists with 'wolf warrior' diplomacy as Biden era begins
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Persisting with its muscular in-your-face diplomatic style China, Beijing has sanctioned 28 outgoing senior officials in the former Donald Trump administration, including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
2021-01-22
Category: International, India,Politics
Conditional bail to mother arrested for sexually abusing minor son
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 22 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Friday granted conditional bail to the 35-year-old woman who was arrested following a complaint by her minor son that she has been sexually assaulting him.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bigg Boss 14: Sidharth Shukla's shadow continues looming large on show
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) The shadow of Sidharth Shukla simply looms large in the house of Bigg Boss 14, long after his departure. Whenever, whoever needs to add extra spice to their action, they invoke his name in an argument to grab the audience by the eyeballs.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Taiwan makes history at Biden inauguration
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) History was made at the US presidential inauguration last night and it wasn't just about an outgoing President not attending the ceremony for the first time in 152 years. As Hsiao Bi-khim entered the Capitol building, Taiwan was represented in an official capacity at the US presidential inauguration for the first time since 1979, the year which saw a break in diplomatic relations between Washington and Taipei.
2021-01-22
Category: International, India,Politics
Japan, India step up ties with Myanmar to counter China
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Japan is stepping up its engagement with Myanmar, with Watanabe Hideo, chairman of the Japan-Myanmar Association (JMA) and a former member of the House of Councilors of Japan being the latest visitor to arrive at Naypyidaw.
2021-01-22
Category: International, India,Politics
Singapore joins India as Indo-Pacific partner
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Even as 'vaccine diplomacy' continues to strengthen India's ties with its neighbours and key partner countries, the Narendra Modi government continues to make significant progress in expanding existing partnerships in the Indo-Pacific region to shape a new regional order. The signing of the Implementing Agreement on Submarine Rescue Support and Cooperation between the two Navies during the fifth India?Singapore Defence Ministers' Dialogue (DMD) held virtually between Rajnath Singh and his Singaporean counterpart Dr Ng Eng Hen today will result in a substantial increase in bilateral cooperation and defence partnership built over the years.
2021-01-22
Category: International, India,Politics
Alphabet shuts Internet balloon project Loon
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Alphabet, the parent company of Google, on Friday announced to shut down its Internet balloon firm Loon.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Guterres appoints advisory panel on Syrian humanitarian deconfliction
United Nations, Jan 22 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has appointed a three-person independent senior advisory panel on humanitarian deconfliction in Syria, his spokesman announced.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Woman withdraws #MeToo complaint against Maha Minister
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) In a surprise development a Mumbai-based woman, who had levelled sensational allegations of rape against Maharashtra Social Justice Minister Dhananjay Munde, has withdrawn her complaint, officials said here on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Tough childhood impacts adulthood: Study
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Parents, take note. An adverse upbringing often impairs people's health in their adult years, especially for couples who have both had similar experiences leading to 'unfavourable living situation', a new study suggests.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Human Interest/Society
Israel, Morocco sign aviation deal
Tel Aviv, Jan 22 (IANS) Israel and Morocco have signed an agreement to launch direct flights between the two countries, almost a month after normalising their ties, officials said here.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Foodies rejoice! Dubai Food Festival is back
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANSlife) Dubai will celebrate its status as the region's gastronomic hub with the return the Dubai Food Festival (DFF) from 25 February to 13 March, 2021.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Now transcribe Google Meet calls in real time on Otter for free
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The popular automated transcription service Otter.ai can now transcribe Google Meet calls in real time with a new Chrome extension.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy: Karnataka to take on Punjab in 1st Q/F on Jan 26
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Karnataka will face Punjab in the first quarter-final of the T20 Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy on January 26.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Bursting the myths about hair colouring
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANSlife) People change the colour of their tresses quite often. Hair colour has the power to alter your personality and make you feel like a whole other person altogether. But whether it's about covering those pesky greys or experiment with new hair colour, there are several myths around hair colouring. Sameer Hamdare, Zonal Technical Manager, Streax Professional speaks to IANSlife to burst the myths and shares the facts about hair colouring.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Fuel prices rise again, reach new highs on Friday
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Petrol and diesel prices rose sharply again on Friday reaching new all-time high levels as oil marketing companies decided to break the pause in revision of auto fuel prices to bridge the widening under recovery.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
US back in Paris pact raises hope, optimism to heal planet
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) With Joe Biden unveiling sweeping actions to combat climate change just hours after becoming the new US President, moving to rejoin the 2015 Paris accord and suspension of new oil and gas leasing and drilling permits, diplomats and green groups, had a collective sigh of relief.
2021-01-22
Category: International, India,Environment/Wildlife
55% millennials say WFH has increased time spent on email: Survey
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANSlife) Almost 55 per cent of millennials in India feel that their time spent on work email has increased by more than two hours since they started working from home, finds a new survey.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Lalu Prasad 'stable and recovering', to undergo CT scan
Patna, Jan 22 (IANS) Incarcerated RJD President Lalu Prasad will undergo a CT scan on Friday to ascertain his exact health condition even as a senior officer said he was "stable and recovering".
2021-01-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Now US Democrats go after Facebook, Twitter, YouTube
San Francisco, Jan 22 (IANS) In a bid to combat the spread of misinformation in the wake of January 6 Capitol Hill riots, several Democratic lawmakers have sent letters to Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, directing them to make sweeping changes to stop the radicalisation of their platforms.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
US unemployment claims slightly drop
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) Initial uemployment claims in the US slightly dropped to 900,000 last week, after soaring to five-month high in the previous week, the Labour Department.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
The enigma of Gumnami Baba lives on...
Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) Rarely ever in history has the enigma of a leader lived on for more than half a century after his demise.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Data harvesting: CBI books Cambridge Analytica, another firm
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The CBI has registered a case against UK-based Cambridge Analytica and Global Science Research Limited in a case of alleged illegal harvest of personal data of 5.62 lakh Indian Facebook users.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Media,Politics
Priyanka Chopra: Nobody made opportunities for me in the West
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) When Priyanka Chopra Jonas started her journey in the West, there was no one to facilitate her entry into Hollywood with adequate opportunities. That is something she wants to change, with the power to create stories. Now that she has turned producer, the actress says she wants to help in the normalisation of South Asian people through stories as a producer.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Hollywood
JLF's 14th edition to return virtually from Feb 19-28
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Dubbed the "greatest literary show on Earth", the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) returns in a virtual avatar from February 19-28 featuring a spectacular line-up of speakers from across the world, consisting of writers, poets, playwrights, thinkers, politicians, journalists, cultural icons and recipients of major literary awards including the Man Booker, the Pulitzer, JCB Prize for Literature, Commonwealth, European Union Prize, the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature and the PEN Award for Poetry in Translation.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Crucial CWC meet of Congress begins
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Ahead of the eleventh round of meetings between the farmers and the Centre, a crucial meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) began here on Friday to discuss the farmers' agitation among other issues. Also likely to be discussed is the schedule of the election of a new party president.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India junior hold Chile senior to 2-2 draw in women's hockey
Santiago (Chile), Jan 22 (IANS) A resilient performance from the Indian junior women's hockey team against the Chile senior team saw the two sides play out a well fought 2-2 draw in their recent encounter.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Iraq,Sports,Hockey
15 dead in Ukraine nursing home fire
Kiev, Jan 22 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed and five others injured in a fire at a private nursing home in Kharkiv, Ukraine, authorities said.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Ukraine,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Northern Ireland extends lockdown till March 5
Belfast, Jan 22 (IANS) Northern Ireland's First Minister Arlene Foster announced that coronavirus lockdown restrictions in the region will be extended until March 5 amid surging infections.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Galaxy S21 Ultra: Best premium Android experience, ever
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Samsung has two flagship launches in a year and the first one which is the popular Galaxy S series is closing the gap with Apple iPhone launches and this year, it arrived in January to take on the newly-launched iPhone 12 series head-on.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Vivian Dsena: Television and OTT cannot be compared
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Actor Vivian Dsena, who enjoys a loyal television fan following, is not perturbed with the sudden wave of OTT taking over. He believes that the two mediums cannot be compared.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Xiaomi Mi 11 sold 10 lakh units in 21 days: Report
Beijing, Jan 22 (IANS) Smartphone maker Xiaomi has reportedly sold 10 lakh units of its latest flagship smartphone Mi 11 in just 21 days after it went on sale in China last month.
2021-01-22
Category: International, China,Technology
J&K lifts ban on import of poultry
Jammu, Jan 22 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday lifted the ban on the import of poultry into the union territory, but imposed a condition that the imported stock of birds must contain a bird flu free certificate.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
357,450 S.Sudanese refugees return home in 3 yrs: UNHCR
United Nations, Jan 22 (IANS) The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said that 357,450 South Sudanese refugees have returned home from other regional countries since November 2017.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
This could be an early sign of Alzheimer's
Toronto, Jan 22 (IANS) Abnormal hyperactivation in the brain could be an early biomarker of Alzheimer's disease, a new study suggests.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
48 arrested in anti-mafia operation in Italy
Rome, Jan 22 (IANS) Forty-eight people were arrested in Italy as part of a large anti-mafia operation that also involved a national political leader, according to prosecutors and local media reports.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Modi to virtually inaugurate Chauri-Chaura centenary
Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually inaugurate the year-long centenary celebrations of Chauri-Chaura incident in Gorakhpur on February 4.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
India's win over Australia celebrated with virtual fireworks on Google
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Google is celebrating Team India's historic win over Australia in the recently-concluded Border-Gavaskar Test series in a unique way.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,Technology
Search for crashed Indonesian plane's wreckage ends
Jakarta, Jan 22 (IANS) Indonesia's search and rescue agency announced that has ended efforts to recover the wreckage of the Sriwijaya Air plane that crashed two weeks ago into the Java Sea.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Apple's 1st VR headset said to be powerful, expensive: Report
San Francisco, Jan 22 (IANS) Apple is reportedly working on the most advanced and powerful chips for its unannounced VR headset, with some chips reportedly beating its own M1 Mac processors.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Equity indices fall, Sensex down 100 points
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices traded on a negative note on Friday with the BSE Sensex falling over 100 points.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Guterres offers condolences to families of SII fire victims
United Nations, Jan 22 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has offered his condolences to the families of the five people killed in a fire at the Serum Institute of India (SII) campus in Pune and hoped the incident would be investigated, according to his spokesperson Stephane Dujarric.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,International
Australians beaten 'black and blue' (Column: Close-in)
India's victory in the Test series against Australia exemplified the unpredictability that the game offers to make it so special. In both the third and fourth Test matches, India looked defeated and ready to be slaughtered by the strong Australian bowling attack. The present breed of young Indians' never-say-die attitude came forth beautifully. The biggest change that modern India has to offer to the world is the change in the attitude of the youth of India.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket,Opinion/Commentary
Now 'Sunahri Mahotsav' in Gorakhpur
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 22 (IANS) After the Gorakhpur Mahotsav last week, it is now time for the 'Sunahri Mahotsav' that celebrates 'Sunahri Kand', also known as Orange-Fleshed Sweet Potatoes, (OFSP) that is loaded with Vitamin A, fibre, potassium, protein, Beta Carotene and Chlorogenic acid.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Germany's tough Covid-19 lockdown beginning to pay off: Merkel
Berlin, Jan 22 (IANS) The ongoing tough Covid-19 lockdown in Germany has begun to pay off as the country has witnessed a decline in the resurgence, Chancellor Angela Merkel said.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Germany,Politics
India records 14K new Covid cases, recoveries cross 1.02 cr
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) With 14,545 new coronavirus infections reported in the last 24 hours, India on Friday continued with its streak of low single-day cases, increasing the overall tally to 1,06,25,428, the health officials said.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Severe weather expected in J&K, Ladakh from Friday evening
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) Night temperatures continued to remain several notches below the freezing point in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Friday as the weather office forecast snow and rain during the next three days.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
IBM stock down after weak Q4 growth in Cloud and AI revenue
San Francisco, Jan 22 (IANS) A weak cloud and cognitive software performance saw IBM shares sliding 6.6 per cent after the company missed Q4 revenue estimates, posting its fourth straight quarter of revenue decline.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Australians 'black and blue' (Column: Close-in)
Indias victory in the Test series against Australia exemplified the unpredictability that the game offers to make it so special. In both the third and fourth Test matches, India looked defeated and ready to be slaughtered by the strong Australian bowling attack. The present breed of young Indians' never-say-die attitude came forth beautifully. The biggest change that modern India has to offer to the world is the change in the attitude of the youth of India.
2021-01-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket,Opinion/Commentary
Russia registers nearly 30% more terror crimes in 2020
Moscow, Jan 22 (IANS) The Russian Interior Ministry said that law enforcers registered 2,342 crimes of a terrorist nature in 2020, up 29.7 per cent from a year earlier.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics,Terrorism
Fire at Delhi's ITO building, no casualties
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) A fire broke out at the Institution of Engineers building at ITO on Friday here. No injuries were reported, and the blaze has been brought under control, the Fire Department said.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rahul seeks in-depth probe in Karnataka quarry blast
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday condoled with the families of the victims of the Karnataka mining quarry blast and demanded an in-depth investigation into the incident.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Too early to say when curbs will be lifted: UK PM
London, Jan 22 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson said that it was "too early to say when restrictions will be lifted" as coronavirus infections in the country continue to remain high.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Pak actions on anti-Indian terrorists incomplete: US Defence chief nominee
New York, Jan 22 (IANS) President Joe Biden's Defence Secretary-nominee Lloyd Austin has said that Pakistan's actions against anti-Indian terrorist groups are "incomplete" and that he will press Islamabad to stop giving them sanctuary.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics,Terrorism
Barca need extra time in Cup; Atletico extend lead at top of LaLiga
Madrid, Jan 22 (IANS) FC Barcelona needed an Ousmane Dembele goal in extra time to reach the last 16 of the Copa del Rey away to third-tier Cornella.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Musk to donate $100 mn for best carbon capture technology
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has announced to donate $100 million towards a prize for the best carbon capture technology.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Environment/Wildlife
Sri Lanka opt to bat in second Test against England
Galle, Jan 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal won the toss and elected to bat in the second and final Test against England beginning Friday at the Galle International Stadium.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Russia awaits US' response to proposals on mending ties
Moscow, Jan 22 (IANS) Russia is waiting for a response from the administration of new US President Joe Biden to a set of proposals aimed at overcoming differences between Moscow and Washington, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said here.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Google threatens to stop Search in Australia over new law
Sydney, Jan 22 (IANS) Google on Friday threatened to pull its Search engine from Australia if a proposed media bargaining law, that directs Google to pay news publishers, goes into effect.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Australia,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
House committees to work on Covid relief package next week: Pelosi
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that House committees will work on a new Covid-19 relief package from next week.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Ram Temple scam: 5 booked for duping people
Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 22 (IANS) Five people have been booked for allegedly collecting donations for the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya through a 'fake' local outfit.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Guterres looks forward to talking to Biden
United Nations, Jan 22 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres looks forward to speaking to new US President Joe Biden, but understands that the latter currently "has a long to-do list", a top official said here.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
J&K prisoners to be shifted to Agra jail
Agra, Jan 22 (IANS) About 21 prisoners from Jammu and Kashmir, presently lodged in various jails of Uttar Pradesh, have been shifted to the high security Agra jail.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Terrorism
Oversight Board to examine Trump ban on Facebook, Instagram
San Francisco, Jan 22 (IANS) The independent Oversight Board has accepted a case to examine the decision by the social network to indefinitely suspend former US President Donald Trumps access to post content on Facebook and Instagram.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sushant Divgikar: I am gender fluid
Mumbai, Jan 22 (IANS) Model-actor Sushant Divgikar has confessed that he is gender fluid. He added that had to come out about his gender identity because it was giving him a lot of anxiety.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Nadda tells UP ministers to replace 'I' with 'we'
Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party president J.P. Nadda has asked the Uttar Pradesh ministers to replace the feeling of 'I' with 'We' and work together with a team spirit.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Rio de Janeiro Carnival 2021 cancelled
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 22 (IANS) Rio de Janeiro Mayor Eduardo Paes has announced the cancellation of this year's carnival due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Brazil,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Peru general elections to be held despite Covid: Prez
Lima, Jan 22 (IANS) Despite an ongoing second wave of the coronavirus pandemic, Peruvian President Francisco Sagasti has confirmed that the general elections scheduled to be held in April will take place.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
Paulo Sousa appointed new Poland football coach
Warsaw, Jan 22 (IANS) Portuguese Paulo Sousa is the new coach of the Poland national team, the Polish Football Association (PZPN) has announced.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Poland,Sports,Football
1.4L health workers to get jabs in UP on Friday
Lucknow, Jan 22 (IANS) Nearly 1.4 lakh health workers in Uttar Pradesh will get vaccinated in the second round of the Covid-19 vaccination drive, to be held on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
'Donkey march' in Patna against 'Tandav'
Patna, Jan 22 (IANS) Chirag Paswan's Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) took out a "donkey protest" against the controversial Amazon Prime web series "Tandav" in the Bihar capital.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Manchester City striker Aguero tests positive for Covid-19
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero has tested positive for novel coronavirus
2021-01-22
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Bharat Biotech begins dispatch of Covaxin doses to 22 cities (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Vaccine maker Bharat Biotech has started the supply of the second consignment containing over 25 lakh doses of 'Covaxin' vaccine to 22 cities across the country, including Delhi and Mumbai on Friday morning as India picks up the pace to vaccinate millions of people.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
SL fully reopens borders to tourists, international arrivals
Colombo, Jan 22 (IANS) Sri Lanka has completely reopened its borders to tourists and international arrivals, after flight operations were suspended 10 months ago in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Global Covid-19 cases top 97.4 mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) The total number of global coronavirus cases has topped 97.4 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.08 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
When he touches clay, clay touches him
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) As soon as the idea of clay buttons on garments hit Om Prakash Galav, he knew this could revolutionise the fashion industry. It was while working with designers Sonika Khar and Ashish Dhaka that he thought about the same, intriguing the designer duo who asked him to modify the same.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Neil Patrick Harris: Something sexy about straight actor playing gay role
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) Actor Neil Patrick Harris says there is something sexy about straight actors essaying gay roles on screen.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Chinese mainland reports 94 new locally transmitted Covid cases
Beijing, Jan 22 (IANS) The Chinese mainland on Thursday reported 103 newly confirmed Covid-19 cases, including 94 locally transmitted and nine arriving from outside the mainland, the National Health Commission said on Friday.
2021-01-22
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
US sees record-high daily Covid-19 deaths
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) The US has registered a record high of over 4,300 daily Covid-19 deaths as the new administration took office.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Hasina thanks Modi for Covid-19 vaccine
Dhaka, Jan 22 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has thanked her Indian counterpart Narendra Modi for sending 20 lakh doses of Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines to assist the country in its fight against the novel coronavirus.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
'Saw' director: Gore, violence no longer gimmicks in horror films
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) Director Darren Lynn Bousman, known for helming the Saw films, says gore and violence are no longer gimmicks in cinema.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Fauci is back, America gets a Covid-19 reality check
New York, Jan 22 (IANS) Dr. Anthony Fauci is back. After months of being sidelined and attacked by Donald Trump, America's top infectious diseases expert returned to the White House briefing room and declared that the US could return to "a degree of normality" by the Fall if the Covid-19 vaccination campaign goes well this summer.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
Christina Ricci presents proof of domestic violence in court
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) Actress Christina Ricci has received a restraining order from the court against estranged husband James Heerdegen.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
US to seek extension of key arms control treaty with Russia
Washington, Jan 22 (IANS) The US would seek a five-year extension of an expiring arms control treaty between Washington and Moscow, according to reports on Thursday.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Cardi B to pen song on her driving licence woes
Los Angeles, Jan 22 (IANS) Rapper Cardi B is planning to write a song about her struggle of not having a driver's license.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Spain's daily coronavirus cases hit all-time high
Madrid, Jan 22 (IANS) The Spanish Ministry of Health on Thursday confirmed another 44,357 coronavirus cases in a 24-hour period, the highest daily count since the start of the pandemic.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Spain,Health/Medicine
Africa CDC opens Covid vaccines pre-order programme
Addis Ababa, Jan 22 (IANS) The Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), has announced the commencement of Covid-19 vaccines pre-order program for all African Union (AU) members.
2021-01-22
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Biden's defence chief-designate says cooperation with India to grow
New York, Jan 22 (IANS) US President Joe Biden's nominee for defence secretary, Lloyd Austin, has said that he would continue to build on the "strong defence cooperation" with India and ensure that the militaries of the two countries can collaborate on shared interests.
2021-01-22
Category: International, United States,Politics
10 feared killed in Karnataka blast
Shivamogga (Karnataka), Jan 22 (IANS) A loud sound of explosion was heard in Shivamogga on late Thursday night, suspected to be caused by explosive materials kept on a stone crushing site, the police said, adding at least 10 people have been reportedly killed.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tripura police busts nexus of monetary deal with terrorists
Agartala, Jan 22 (IANS) Tripura police busted a nexus of monetary transactions between the militants and the contractors, and arrested four persons, police said on Thursday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Tripura,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Recoveries continue to outnumber new Covid cases in Karnataka
Bengaluru, Jan 22 (IANS) With 815 discharged in a day, recoveries outnumbered 674 new Covid-19 cases in Karnataka, said the state health bulletin on Thursday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Rahul Gandhi condoles death of 5 workers at SII plant
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday condoled the death of five people at Pune's Serum Institute of India (SII) and urged the Maharashtra government to provide help to the victims' families.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Brain dead woman's organs give new life to critically ill patients
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) A woman gave a new lease of life to critically ill patients in Chennai, Mumbai and two other locations by donating her organs after her death on Thursday.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Delhi,National
Is there democracy or emergency in Andhra Pradesh, asks BJP
Amaravati, Jan 22 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh BJP President Somu Veerraju on Thursday lambasted the state government and asked if there is democracy or emergency in the state.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
RJD to hold mega protest against farm laws on Jan 30
Patna, Jan 22 (IANS) The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has decided to hold a massive protest event against the three Central farm laws on January30, the death anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.
2021-01-22
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Ahead of release from jail, Sasikala tests Covid positive
Bengaluru, Jan 21 (IANS) Late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's key aide V.K. Sasikala, who is on the verge of finishing her jail term for corruption, tested Covid positive on Thursday night.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
35,851 vaccinated in Gujarat, Covid tally 2,57,813
Gandhinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) A total of 35,851 persons have received the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Gujarat so far, including 12,487 on Thursday, even as 471 new cases took the state's coronavirus tally to 2,57,813 cases, while one death in the past 24 hours mounted Gujarat's Covid death toll to 4,372.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
AITA Championship: Anirudh upsets 6th seed, reaches semis
Bengaluru, Jan 21 (IANS) Telangana's Tarun Anirudh sent the sixth seed Bharat Kumaran of Tamil Nadu enroute to the semi-finals of the Rs.1 lakh prize money AITA Tennis Championship being held at the at the PBI-CSE Tennis Academy, Padukone-Dravid Centre for Sports Excellence, here on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Dravid made India's young players mentally tough: Inzamam-ul-Haq
Lahore, Jan 21 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq hailed Rahul Dravid's influence on the Indian team after they recorded a second consecutive Test series win in Australia. Inzamam said that the former India captain had an important role to play in the development of the likes of Rishabh Pant, Shubman Gill and Mohammed Siraj.
2021-01-21
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Andhra reports 139 more Covid cases, no fatalities
Amaravati, Jan 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Thursday reported 139 new Covid-19 cases, taking the state's tally to 8.86 lakh, while 254 more patients recovered from the virus.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Andhra colleges warned not to collect excess fees
Amaravati, Jan 21 (IANS) In wake of some students and parents complaining about excess fees being collected by private intermediate colleges in Andhra Pradesh, state regulatory body, the Board of Intermediate Education (BIE), on Thursday warned their managements to refrain and reduce fees by 30 per cent as ordered earlier.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Politics
Telangana to implement 10 per cent quota for EWS
Hyderabad, Jan 21 (IANS) The Telangana government has decided to implement 10 per cent reservation to the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) in the state, Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao announced on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Batman fan becomes US Senate's alternate presiding officer
Washington, Jan 21 (IANS) With the Democrats wresting control of the Senate, the US upper house's President pro tempore, who presides over the proceedings in the absence of the Vice President, has a unique qualification.
2021-01-21
Category: International, United States,International
Minor cabinet reshuffle brews resentment in K'taka
Bengaluru, Jan 21 (IANS) At least four allegedly disgruntled ministers -- K. Sudhakar, J.C. Madhuswamy, K. Gopalaiah and M.T.B. Nagaraj -- reportedly skipped the first cabinet meeting convened by Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Thursday after effecting minor cabinet reshuffle and allocating portfolios to seven newly inducted legislators into his team.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Rahane, Natarajan, Thakur receive hero's welcome (2nd lead)
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Ajinkya Rahane, T. Natarajan and Shardul Thakur were among the cricketers who received a hero's welcome on reaching their native places on their return from Australia on Thursday. While around 5,000 people received fast bowler Natarajan in Chinnappampatti village in Tamil Nadu and carried him on a tastefully decorated chariot, Rahane's society members laid out a red carpet for him in Matunga, Mumbai.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Jammu-Srinagar Highway to remain closed on Friday
Jammu, Jan 21 (IANS) The Jammu-Srinagar Highway will remain closed on Friday for maintenance operations, an official statement said.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
NIA makes one more arrest in Pantheerankavu Maoist case
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 21 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested Vijith Vijayan of Wayand in the infamous Pantheerankavu Maoist case.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
7 labourers killed in Telangana road accident
Hyderabad, Jan 21 (IANS) At least seven people, including six women, were killed and 13 others injured when an auto-rickshaw in which they were travelling was crushed under a truck in Telangana's Nalgonda district on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid vaccination: No severe AEFI cases reported in NE states
Guwahati/Agartala, Jan 21 (IANS) No serious or severe cases of Adverse Event Following Immunisation (AEFI) have reported from any of the eight northeastern states since the Covid-19 vaccination drive started on January 16, officials said on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
Is Telangana set to hand over mantle to son KCR Jr?
Hyderabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Has Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao decided to anoint his son and cabinet minister K.T. Rama Rao as the Chief Minister? Remarks by few ministers and MLAs during the last couple of days have given credence to the buzz in the political circles.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
YSRCP's Pothula Suneetha elected MLC sans contest
Amaravati, Jan 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's ruling YSRCP candidate Pothula Suneetha was elected, without any contest, to the Legislative Council on Thursday to fill up a casual vacancy.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Odisha reports two serious AEFI cases
Bhubaneswar, Jan 21 (IANS) Two cases of Adverse Events Following Immunisation (AEFI) have been reported in Odisha as two healthcare workers were hospitalised after administration of Covid-19 vaccine, the state Health Department said on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
No plan B, Tokyo Olympics on schedule, says IOC chief Bach
Tokyo, Jan 21 (IANS) International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach pledged on Thursday that the Tokyo Olympics will be held as scheduled. Bach said that IOC is committed to conducting the Games and has "no plan B" although scepticism over the feasibility of the Olympics has increased both in Japan and overseas because of the rise in Covid-19 cases.
2021-01-21
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Average flat size increases in top cities in 2020: Report
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) In a major trend reversal in the post-Covid world, the demand for bigger homes has increased across the top cities of India.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Stoppage time goal helps Bagan beat Chennaiyin 1-0
Margao (Goa), Jan 21 (IANS) A 90th minute goal from substitute David Williams helped ATK Mohun Bagan earn a scrappy 1-0 win over Chennaiyin FC at the Fatorda Stadium on Thursday. Williams's late headed effort helped Bagan move to 24 points, just two behind leaders Mumbai City FC.
2021-01-21
Category: International, Zambia,Sports,Football
The legend of Netaji on screen
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The legend of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, his life and persona, even death, never ceases to amaze filmmakers. Various facets of his life have been explored on screens big and small over the decades, many more are waiting to be told.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
'Bruised and battered', Pujara stood tall -- again
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) While almost all the Indian fans and pundits have been drooling over the exuberance and fearless brand of cricket displayed by the likes of Rishabh Pant and Shubman Gill in India's historic win in the fourth and final Test in Brisbane, the contribution of the new 'Wall' -- Cheteshwar Pujara.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Uthappa traded by Rajasthan Royals to Chennai Super Kings
Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) Batsman Robin Uthappa has been traded to Chennai Super Kings (CSK) by Rajasthan Royals (RR) in an all cash deal, the latter announced on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Cricket
Two held for cheating 70-yr-old in Delhi
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Delhi police have arrested two persons for cheating a 70-year-old woman in the Sabzi Mandi area in North Delhi.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Farmers have woken up, when will you wake up: Cong to PM
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Congress has slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi and asked him to wake up after the farmers rejected the government's proposal to suspend the three farm laws for one and half years.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Alwar third district in Rajasthan to get Sainik School
Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) After Chittorgarh and Jhunjhunu, Alwar will be the third district in Rajasthan to have Sainik School in its vicinity as chief minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday allotted free of cost land for the project in Haldina village of Malakheda tehsil here.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Defence/Security,Education,Politics
Washington was peaceful on inauguration day, anarchists riot elsewhere
New York, Jan 21 (IANS) The expected right extremist attacks on the inauguration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris did not materialise in the nation's capital Washington, but leftist groups rioted in Washington state on the west coast and elsewhere turning their ire now on the Democrats.
2021-01-21
Category: International, United States,International
Our lives more important than elections: Andhra govt employees
Amaravati, Jan 21 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh High Court's green signal to conduct the rural local bodies elections drew an immediate response from the government employees associations, who highlighted that their lives are more important than the elections amid the Coronavirus pandemic on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Final round of national racing c'ship starts Jan 21
Coimbatore, Jan 21 (IANS) Twelve races will be held across two categories in the final round of the National Racing Championship which will be held from January 21 to 24 at the Kari Motor Speedway in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Motorsports
Tripura, Manipur, Meghalaya celebrate 49th Statehood Day
Agartala/Imphal/Shillong, Jan 21 (IANS) Tripura, Manipur and Meghalaya on Thursday separately celebrated their 49th Statehood Day through numerous colourful functions.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Indian realty witness PE investments of $4,068 mn in 2020: Report
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) The real estate sector in India attracted private equity investments of around $4,068 million involving 21 deals in 2020, said a Knight Frank India report.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
BuyUcoin hack: Key data of 3.25 lakh Indian users leaked (2nd Ld)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) In yet another data breach involving an Indian firm, sensitive data of nearly 3.25 lakh users of Delhi-NCR based global cryptocurrency exchange and wallet, BuyUcoin, has allegedly been exposed on the Dark Web.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Bengaluru police nabs 2 drug peddlers, seize LSD strips valued Rs 1.39 crore from them
Bengaluru, Jan 21 (IANS) The Bengaluru police busted an interstate drug peddling racket by arresting two persons and recovering 9310 LSD strips valued about Rs 1.39 crore and cash Rs 27.50 lakh from them on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Early setbacks made him mentally tough, says Pujara's father
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) India batsman Cheteshwar Pujara's mental toughness comes from the setbacks he got early in his life and the fact that he understood that only big, long knocks will matter if he has to make an impression from a small centre, says father Arvind Pujara.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
NSE named world's largest derivatives exchange for 2020
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) The National Stock Exchange of India Ltd (NSE) has emerged as the world's largest derivatives exchange in 2020 in terms of the number of contracts traded, according to data maintained by Futures Industry Association (FIA), a derivatives trade body.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Govt formulating new action plan, Chinese telecom giants could be out of game (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Chinese telecom giants Huawei and ZTE could be potentially out of the game in India with the government set to begin formulating an action plan on the implementation of 'National Security Directive on Telecommunication Sector'on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Technology
Odisha govt finalises draft plan for Konark temple heritage zone
Bhubaneswar, Jan 21 (IANS) After Jagannath and Lingaraj temples, the world-famous Konark Temple is set for a facelift as the Odisha government on Thursday finalised the draft plan for development of Konark heritage zone.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
SC junks UP plea challenging bail to Azam Khan, kin in forgery case
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday declined to entertain three separate pleas by the Uttar Pradesh government against the bail granted to Samajwadi Party MP Azam Khan, his wife and son for allegedly forging birth certificates.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Covid vaccine acceptance in Telangana drops to 57 per cent
Hyderabad, Jan 21 (IANS) The Covid vaccine acceptance rate among targeted beneficiaries in Telangana slumped to 57 per cent on Thursday, the fourth day of vaccination in the state.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Amit Sadh: Sitting on a wheelchair no less a challenge
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Actor Amit Sadh says sitting on a wheelchair for his role in the upcoming web series Jeet Ki Zid made him realise the struggle of people who live with such a reality in life.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Barring another Covid wave, the worst is behind India: RBI
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) The Reserve Bank on Thursday said barring the visitation of another wave of coronavirus, the worst is behind India, as recent high frequency indicators suggest a strong recovery.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Nearly 10 lakh beneficiaries vaccinated so far
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Nearly ten lakh beneficiaries have been vaccinated till now, with no death following immunisation reported on Thursday, the Union health Ministry said.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
'Shikara' actress Sadia Khateeb: Being an outsider I have to be choosy
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Actress Sadia Khateeb, who made her Bollywood debut with Shikara last year, says she is taking extra care while choosing her next projects as she belongs to a non-film background and does not have a mentor in the film industry.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Companies have to pay GST on remuneration of Independent Directors
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) A company is liable to pay Goods and Services Tax (GST) on remunerations paid to Independent Directors on a reverse charge basis.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Traffic curbs for R-Day dress rehearsal on Saturday
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) In connection with the Republic Day celebrations, there will be a full dress rehearsal on January 23 (Saturday). The parade will start at 9.50 a.m. from Vijay Chowk and will proceed to the National Stadium. There will be elaborate traffic arrangements and restrictions in place for the smooth conduct of the parade, Delhi police said.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Michael Jackson inspired Abhishek Sharma's new music video
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Abhishek Sharma has attempted music video production with the quirky number, When it's all over, which depicts the life after Covid-19. The song released on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
OTT has not taken over the market share of TV: 'Balika Vadhu' fame Avinash Mukherjee
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Actor Avinash Mukherjee, who rose to fame at an early age playing young Jagya in the show Balika Vadhu, feels that no matter how popular OTT gets, it will never overpower the charisma of television.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Vaccine hesitancy quite high in Delhi-NCR, reveals survey
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) According to a survey conducted by the National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER), about 20 per cent respondents are certain about not taking the Covid-19 vaccine.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
TN Guv to decide on pardon to Rajiv Gandhi assassin soon, SC told
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) In a major development, Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on Thursday informed the Supreme Court that the Tamil Nadu Governor will decide, in three-four days, on the state government's recommendation to release A.G. Perarivalan, one of the convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination case.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Title logo of Kichcha Sudeepa's Vikrant Rona to be launched at Burj Khalifa
Bengaluru, Jan 21 (IANS) The title logo of Kannada superstar Kichcha Sudeepa's multilingual upcoming film, Vikrant Rona, will see a grand launch at Burj Khalifa in Dubai on January 31.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Indian soldier killed in Pak firing in J&K's Poonch
Jammu, Jan 21 (IANS) An Indian Army NCO was killed in a ceasefire violation by Pakistan on the Line of Control at Krishna Ghati sector of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch on Thursday, officials said.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
I want to carry forward confidence gained in Australia: Speedster Siraj
Hyderabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Fresh from his impressive performance during his debut Test series in Australia, fast bowler Mohammed Siraj on Thursday said he wants to carry forward the confidence he gained Down Under and maintain consistency.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
NIA arrests Tamil Nadu jihadi gang terror suspect
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Thursday arrested a terrorist belonging to jihadi gang named 'Shahadat is our Goal' in connection with the alleged 'Tamil Nadu jihad' case.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
SJTA seeks Covid-19 vaccination for servitors, families
Bhubaneswar, Jan 21 (IANS) Shree Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) on Thursday requested the Odisha health department for Covid-19 vaccination of servitors and their families as they are now being exposed to the devotees entering the shrine for 'darshan' at the famed Jagannath temple in Puri.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Researcher shares Netaji's Great Escape route
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) In 1941, 44-year-old Subhas Chandra Bose was under house arrest with the police guarding the entire area outside his Elgin Road residence in south Kolkata.
2021-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Now, Cong too claims Netaji's legacy ahead of WB Assembly polls
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) With Assembly elections in West Bengal around the corner, the Congress too has now jumped into the political fray after BJP and TMC to claim Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's legacy, by promising to build his "tallest statue" in the eastern state.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Why Netaji has become important for BJP in Bengal?
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Marking the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, the BJP is engaged in connecting with the sentiments of the people of West Bengal. The programme will continue for the whole year. This comes ahead of the high-voltage West Bengal Assembly polls later this year.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Inclusion of Anita Pfaff in high-power panel irks Netaji's kin, researchers
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) At a time when the Centre has constituted a high-level committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, a section of Bose's family and researchers are unhappy with the inclusion of Anita Bose Pfaff in the panel.
2021-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Century-old Kolkata snacks shop preserves Netaji's nostalgia
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Located in the crumbling neighbourhood of north Kolkata, the century-old snacks shop Laxmi Narayan Shaw and Sons, popularly known as Netajis 'Telebhaja' shop, stands as a silent testimony to the golden times of Bengal. Even in these parts of the vintage eastern metropolis, the nostalgia of Netaji is so deep-fried.
2021-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
'Netaji made the British nervous about Indian Army'
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Netaji Subhas Chandra Boses 125th birth anniversary will be celebrated with great fanfare on January 23.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Netaji kin demands renaming of Victoria Memorial, writes to PM Modi
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) As the nation gets ready to celebrate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, the Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha (ABHM) wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding the renaming of Kolkata's iconic Victoria Memorial as 'Swantantrata Senani Smarak' in honour of all freedom fighters who died fighting for India's independence.
2021-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Michael jackson inspired Abhishek Sharma's new music video
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Abhishek Sharma has attempted music video production with the quirky number, When it's all over, which depicts the life after Covid-19. The song released on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
After Co-WIN update, Lok Nayak vaccinates 100% beneficiaries, Manipal 107%
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The update in Co-WIN application has led a huge impact on the immunisation figures in the fourth session of Covid vaccination drive conducted in the national capital on Thursday. Many government hospitals which were struggling to achieve even 30 per cent of their target, have crossed the halfway mark now.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Farmers body rejects govt proposal to suspend farm laws
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Farmer leaders on Thursday rejected the government's offer to suspend the three farm laws for 12 to 16 months. At a full general body meeting of the Sanyukta Kisan Morcha, a complete repeal of three central farm laws and enacting a legislation for remunerative MSP for every farmer were again reiterated as the outstanding demands of the farmers movement.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Biden, Budget lift Sensex over 50K, but profit booking, SII fire deflate rise (Roundup)
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) India's barometer index -- the S&P BSE Sensex -- crossed the 50,000 mark on Thursday on the back of positive global cues and expectations of healthy quarterly results, along with that of a growth supportive Union Budget FY22. It, however, closed lower than the psychlogically important milestone due to profit booking.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Amazon makes Alexa Custom Assistant available in India
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Amazon on Thursday announced Alexa Custom Assistant, a new solution that lets device makers and service providers create intelligent assistants tailored to their brand personality and customer needs.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Assailants slit throat of 14-year-old girl in Patna
Patna, Jan 21 (IANS) Soon after the murder of Indigo Airlines state head Rupesh Kumar Singh, unidentified men slit the throat of a 14-year-old girl in Patna's Jakkanpur area, an official said on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Ladies Sangeet' examines female identity, says director-writer
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Director-writer Purva Naresh says his latest musical drama, Ladies Sangeet, deals with how female identity is filtered through the male gaze.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Maharashtra Covid-19 cases cross 2-million mark
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) More than 10 months after the first two Covid-10 cases were reported from Pune on March 9, 2020, Maharashtra's corona cases crossed the staggering two-million mark, health officials said here on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Chrissy Teigen only celeb followed by POTUS on Twitter
Los Angeles, Jan 21 (IANS) Model Chrissy Teigen has become the only celebrity to be followed by the official Twitter account of President Of The United States (POTUS).
2021-01-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Indian markets to continue their rally ahead with minor hiccups (Opinion)
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) After a tough 2020, Indian economy seems set for revival this calendar year.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Taapsee has a 'flare in hair moment'
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu has shared a picture flaunting her perfect curls in a new post on social media.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
SEBI penalises HDFC Bank for wrongly invoking pledge of securities
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has imposed a penalty of Rs 1 crore on HDFC Bank for invocation of client securities pledged by stock broking firm BRH Wealth Kreators in violation of an interim order by the regulator.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Prateik Babbar, Shweta Basu Prasad in Madhur Bhandarkar's 'India Lockdown'
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) National Award-winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar is all set to return with his new film, India Lockdown. The film features Prateik Babbar, Shweta Basu Prasad, Sai Tamhankar, Aahana Kumra, and Prakash Belawadi, and is expected to roll next week.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Maha Congress to agitate for Arnab's arrest
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Terming the recent revelations of WhatsApp chats of two media personalities Arnab Goswami and Partho Dasgupta as "extremely serious and violative of the Official Secret Act, 1923" the Maharashtra Congress on Thursday announced state-wide protests on Friday (Jan. 22) demanding their arrest and prosecution.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Media,Politics
Experts divided over regulation of OTT content in India
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) As calls for regulating content showed on the over-the-top (OTT) platforms grow stronger and with the government also reportedly examining regulations in foreign countries, experts have cautioned that pros and cons of such measures need to be evaluated properly before taking a decision.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media
Vivek Oberoi's breakfast with 'Champions' Cheteshwar Pujara and Jasprit Bumrah
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Actor Vivek Oberoi recently caught up with cricketers Cheteshwar Pujara and Jasprit Bumrah at the Dubai airport, and shared a snapshot of the meeting with his fans.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Archer, Stokes return to England squad for first 2 Tests vs India
London, Jan 21 (IANS) England on Thursday announced its squad for the first and second Tests of their upcoming five-match series in India. Fast bowler Jofra Archer and all-rounder Ben Stokes, who were rested for England's tour of Sri Lanka, have both been included in the squad.
2021-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Poly unveils new line of Bluetooth speaker phones in India
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) US-based tech company Poly on Thursday unveiled a new line of smart, USB and Bluetooth speaker phones, starting at Rs 15,000.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
'The Tudors' fame Gabriella Wright set for fantasy ride with 'Eboni'
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) English actress Gabriella Wright, known for playing Queen Claude of France in the series The Tudors, will soon be seen in the fantasy film, Eboni.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Australian envoy calls on Punjab, Haryana CMs
Chandigarh, Jan 21 (IANS) Australia's High Commissioner to India Barry O'Farrell on Thursday called on Chief Ministers of Punjab and Haryana here to explore cooperation in agriculture, water and education.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Shuttlers Srikanth, Covid+ Praneeth in 10-day quarantine in Bangkok
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Badminton World Championship bronze medallist Sai Praneeth and former world No.1 Kidambi Srikanth, roommates for the ongoing Thailand Open Super 1000 in Bangkok, are in a minimum 10-day quarantine in their hotel in that city, after the former tested Covid-positive. Srikanth won his first-round match, but now both are out of the competition.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Kriti Sanon recalls SSR: This is how I'll remember you, smiling like a child
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kriti Sanon remembered her Raabta co-star Sushant Singh Rajput on his 35th birth anniversary on Thursday, sharing a photograph of the late actor wearing his heartwarming smile.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Conmen arrested for HSVP land fraud in Gurugram
Gurugram, Jan 21 (IANS) The Gurugram police have arrested three persons including two advocates, who had fraudulently sold two acres of 'acquired' land here to a private company that caused a huge loss to the state exchequer, officials said on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Seers back Covid vaccination drive in MP
Bhopal, Jan 21 (IANS) In an effort to make the Covid-19 vaccination drive a huge success in Madhya Pradesh, several religious leaders and eminent personalities across the state have launched a 'Jan Jagriti Abhiyan' to raise awareness for maximum participation.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Nadda arrives to a warm welcome in Lucknow
Lucknow, Jan 21 (IANS) BJP president J.P. Nadda was given a warm welcome at Lucknow airport when he arrived here on a two-day visit.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Mahesh Babu's fitness mantra: Accept no limits
Hyderabad, Jan 21 (IANS) Telugu superstar Mahesh Babu has shared his fitness mantra, where he urges fans and followers to accept no limits in their regime.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
When Sushant performed SRK's signature dance step in 'Jadoo teri nazar'
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput was a true fan of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, says his ex-girlfriend Ankita Lokhande. On Thursday, which marks Sushant's 35th birth anniversary, Ankita remembered the late actor with a video where he can be seen dancing to a Shah Rukh Khan hit.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
49.35 kg banned stimilant drug seized by NCB, two held
Bengaluru, Jan 21 (IANS) In a joint operation with its counterparts in Chennai zone, Narcotics Control Bureau's Bengaluru Zone officials on Thursday busted a drugs racket by arresting two persons and seizing 49.5 kg banned stimulant chemical Ephedrine.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine,Politics
Majority of migrant labourers opted to stay back in Kerala during lockdown, says study
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 21 (IANS) Kerala is home to around 38.5 lakh migrant workers who have found shelter and home in the state. There are pockets such as Perumbavoor in Ernakulam district, Kottuli in Kozhikode, Cherthala in Alappuzha and in many parts of the industrial district of Ernakulam where migrant workers are found in large numbers.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society
TV stars Aamir Ali, Hiba Nawab in music video of Yasser Desai's new track
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Telly stars Aamir Ali and Hiba Nawab star in the music video of Yasser Desai's new song, Tanha hoon. The song released on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Six wanted criminals with bounty of Rs 5K arrested in Gurugram
Gurugram, Jan 21 (IANS) In a major break-through, the crime branch unit of Gurugram police has arrested six most-wanted criminals carrying a reward of Rs 5,000 each, from Dwarka Expressway, officials said on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
YSRCP's remarks on Ramateertham 'dangerous thinking', alleges TDP
Amaravati, Jan 21 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) national president and principal opposition leader in Andhra Pradesh, N. Chandrababu Naidu, on Thursday termed the YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) government's statements on the Ramateertham issue as 'dangerous thinking'.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Salma Hayek promises age-defying stunts in her next
Los Angeles, Jan 21 (IANS) At 54, Hollywood diva Salma Hayek says she has pulled off the best stunts of her career in her upcoming film.
2021-01-21
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Bollywood welcomes #BidenHarrisInauguration
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities on Thursday took to social media and congratulated Joe Biden and Kamala Devi Harris, who have been inaugurated as the 46th president and vice-president of the Unites States of America.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Varun-Natasha wedding to have restricted guest list at owing to pandemic?
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan's hush hush wedding with childhood sweetheart and fashion designer Natasha Dalal, to be held on January 24, is the biggest topic of discussion among fans, netizens and the media right now. An unconfirmed source close to the actor revealed that keeping the global pandemic in mind, the guest list of the wedding will be small, and only family members of bride and groom will be present.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
6,334 new corona cases in Kerala, 6,229 recoveries
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 21 (IANS) Kerala on Thursday reported 6,334 new coronavirus cases and 6,229 recoveries, even as 21 more fatalities took the state's COVID-19 death toll to 3,545, Health Minister KK Shailaja's office said.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
5 killed in SII complex fire, but Covishield plant safe (Roundup)
Pune, Jan 21 (IANS) At least five persons suffocated to death in a major fire that engulfed an under-construction building in a plant of global vaccine giant, Serum Institute of India (SII), here on Thursday afternoon, triggering nationwide anxiety.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Resurgent East Bengal face flying Mumbai City (Match Preview 67)
Vasco (Goa), Jan 21 (IANS) East Bengal being in contention for a playoff spot in the 2020/21 Indian Super League (ISL) seemed improbable in the first half of the season but they are now just one win away from getting into the top four. However, they face an uphill struggle in getting that win as they face table-toppers Mumbai City on Friday at the Tilak Maidan Stadium.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
INS Mumbai to celebrate 20th anniversary on Thursday
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) INS Mumbai, a frontline guided missile destroyer of the Indian Navy, is set to celebrate its twentieth anniversary on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Rahane receives red-carpet welcome, Natarajan taken on a chariot
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Ajinkya Rahane, who captained India to a memorable Test series win in Australia, received a red carpet welcome when he arrived at his Matunga residence here on Thursday while pace bowler T Natarajan was taken on a chariot on arrival in his village in Salem district of Tamil Nadu.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
No benefit from arthritis drug for severe Covid patients: Study
Sao Paulo, Jan 21 (IANS) Contrary to a few studies that earlier suggested benefits from an arthritis drug for patients with severe or critical Covid-19 infection, a new study indicates that it is not better than standard care alone.
2021-01-21
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine
Women's golf: Hitashee snatches lead from sister Jahanvi
Chennai, Jan 21 (IANS) Hitaashee Bakshi played a flawless round of two-under 70 to grab sole lead at the end of the second round of the second leg of the Women's Pro Golf Tour at the TNGF Cosmo Golf Course. She led by three shots over the far more experienced Ridhima Dilawari, who made amends for her none-too-happy opening round with the day's best card of three-under 69.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Golf
Poor roads, high prices, garbage hit Goa tourism: Study
Panaji, Jan 21 (IANS) Safety issues, poor roads and garbage management, as well as exorbitant prices and theft are some of the key reasons for the decline in tourist growth in Goa, a big data study conducted by the Goa Institute of Management has revealed.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Goa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Tejashwi says bureaucratic arrogance proven again by rude behaviour of Patna DM
Patna, Jan 21 (IANS) Leader of Opposition Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday claimed that bureaucrats not listening to the common people in Bihar, was proven once again on Wednesday night when the Patna District Magistrate behaved rudely with him.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
2 lawyers among three held in land fraud case in Gurugram
Chandigarh, Jan 21 (IANS) Three persons, including two advocates, have been arrested on the charge of involvement in the sale of two acres of land 'acquired' through fraudulent means in Gurugram district to a private company, causing loss of crores of rupees to the state exchequer.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Samsung files patent for under-display camera for its smartphones
Seoul, Jan 21 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung has filed a patent for an under-display camera for its smartphones.
2021-01-21
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Yogi Adityanath inaugurates road safety campaign
Lucknow, Jan 21 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Thursday launched a public awareness campaign for road safety, besides inaugurating several projects of the transport department worth more than Rs 55 crore.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Only 56% health workers vaccinated in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Jan 21 (IANS) The fear of coronavirus vaccination is palpable among health workers in Jharkhand as only 56 per cent of them have taken the shot since the nationwide vaccination drive started.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
'Shocking': Guj HC orders immediate release of inter-faith couple
Gandhinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Taking up a Habeas Corpus plea, the Gujarat High Court has ordered the immediate release of an inter-faith married couple, arrested by Palanpur police in Banaskantha district on a complaint from the woman's family.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Beyond 50K: Biden, Budget to power markets' bull run further (IANS Special)
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) The bull run in India's equity market will last at least till the Union Budget FY22, even as the barometer index S&P BSE Sensex mounted the 50,000-level mark.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Global refurbished smartphone market down 9% in 2020
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The global refurbished smartphone market fell 9 per cent (on-year) in 2020 owing to Covid-19 lockdowns and related economic deterrents, according to a new report.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
5 killed in Serum Institute plant fire, Covid vaccine safe (2nd Lead)
Pune, Jan 21 (IANS) At least five persons suffocated to death as a major fire broke out in an under-construction building in a plant of global vaccine giant, the Serum Institute of India (SII), her on Thursday afternoon, shocking the country.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Red-tapism made acquisition process a vicious cycle: Indian Army Chief
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Self-reliance is a strategic necessity but to achieve it a revolution is needed in bureaucratic affairs, Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane has said while pointing out that defence modernisation is often held hostage to the processes and procedures involved.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Galaxy S21 series preorders larger than its predecessor
Seoul, Jan 21 (IANS) Preorders for Samsung's new flagship smartphone line are estimated to be larger than those of its predecessor, industry insiders here said Thursday, as the South Korean tech giant targets brisk sales of its latest 5G handsets.
2021-01-21
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
NCB busts drugs factory in Mumbai, finds Dawood link and Rs 2.18 cr (Ld)
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) In a mega action against the drug cartels in Mumbai, the Narcotics Control Bureau has found the links of fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim Kaskar after the agency busted a drugs factory in Mumbai's Dongri, which was being operated by Karim Lala's grandson Parwez Khan aka Chinku Pathan. The NCB sleuths also recovered cash to the tune of Rs 2.18 crore from the premises of his associate Arif Bujhwala, another kingpin.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Uttar Pradesh Defence Corridor to be part of Aero India 2021
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Defence Corridor is going to be part of the upcoming Aero India 2021 in Bengaluru for the first time.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
BuyUcoin hack: Key data of over 3.25 lakh Indian users leaked (Ld)
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) In yet another data breach involving an Indian firm, sensitive data of nearly 3.25 lakh users of Delhi-NCR based global cryptocurrency exchange and wallet, BuyUcoin, has been exposed on the Dark Web.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Coach Shastri's success mantra: Perform in Australia, get rewarded
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Ravi Shastri's tours of Australia have been eventful. Over the last 35 years, the former India captain and current India head coach has earned accolades like Champion of Champions for being man of the series in the World Series Cup in 1985, got brickbats for his slow batting in the 1992 World Cup and then returned in 2018-19 and 2020-21 as coach to guide India to unprecedented Test series wins in the country.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Electrician in PPE kit steals Rs 20-cr jewellery, held
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Electrician Sheikh Nur Rehman had meticulously planned a perfect burglary -- or at least he thought so -- in his employer's jewellery showroom in Kalkaji and seemed headed for a 'glittering' future with over Rs 20-crore booty. But within hours, as ill-luck would have it, he was in police cross-hairs and cooling his heels behind bars.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Thailand Open: Sindhu through to quarter-final (3rd lead)
Bangkok, Jan 21 (IANS) Reigning badminton world champion PV Sindhu on Thursday entered the quarter-final of the Toyota Thailand Open Super 1000 tournament with a straight-game win over Malaysia's Kisona Selvaduray.
2021-01-21
Category: International, Thailand,Sports,Badminton
Kerala House rejects no-confidence motion against Speaker
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 21 (IANS) The Kerala Assembly witnessed uproarious scenes on Thursday as the no-confidence motion moved by Indian Union Muslim League MLA, M Ummer against Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan was rejected by the House.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Oil firm staff urge Assam, Bihar CMs to secure release of abducted employees
Guwahati/Itanagar, Jan 21 (IANS) The staff of a private gas and oil drilling company have appealed to the Chief Ministers of Assam and Bihar to secure the release from captivity of two employees of the firm who were kidnapped by militants in Arunachal Pradesh a month ago, police officials said on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Assam,National,Defence/Security
Key data of over 3.25 lakh Indian users leaked in BuyUCoin hack
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) In yet another data breach, sensitive data of nearly 3.25 lakh users of India-based global cryptocurrency exchange and wallet, BuyUcoin, have been exposed on the Dark Web.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
World's youngest large brain tumour patient operated on in Chandigarh
Chandigarh, Jan 21 (IANS) Doctors at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER) here have created history by operating on the world's youngest large brain tumour patient that was removed through the nose, it was announced on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Anderson replaces Broad in England team for second Test vs SL
Galle, Jan 21 (IANS) England have made one change to the squad for the second Test against Sri Lanka starting here on Friday (January 22) with pace bowler James Anderson replacing fellow pacer Stuart Broad, who has been rested.
2021-01-21
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Nripendra Mishra in Ayodhya to discuss final stages of Ram temple
Ayodhya, Jan 21 (IANS) Ram Janmabhoomi Construction Committee head Nripendra Mishra arrived in Ayodhya on Thursday to attend a two-day meeting called to discuss the final stages of the temple development scheme.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Alaya F sets the floor on fire with dance moves
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Bollywood actress set temperatures soaring on Thursday with her dance moves on the title track of Kalank.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Omung Kumar B announces film on 109-yr-old 'Sikh Superman' Fauja Singh
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Omung Kumar B. on Thursday announced that he is making a film on 109-year-old Fauja Singh, popularly known as the Sikh Superman, who broke records as a marathon runner.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Shilpa Shetty, Paresh Rawal shoot for title track of 'Hungama 2'
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Filmmaker Priyadarshan's Hungama 2 has resumed shoot, and the cast has lately been busy filming the title track of the film.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Counter negative propaganda against govt projects: Goa CM
P0anaji, Jan 21 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday urged engineering students to counter the negative commentary against the government's development projects on social and mass media platforms, saying it was important to counter negative propaganda with facts.
2021-01-21
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
PM Modi to kick-start 'Parakram Diwas' celebrations in Kolkata on Jan 23
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will join the celebrations of 'Parakram Diwas' in Kolkata on January 23 to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of India's freedom icon Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.
2021-01-21
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
AR Rahman: Proud to see response to BAFTA Breakthrough India
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Oscar and Grammy-winning Indian composer AR Rahman is proud to see the response to the BAFTA Breakthrough initiative in India, and says he wants to encourage more individuals from across film, games and television to get involved in the project.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Woman kills minor son, commits suicide in UP
Hamirpur (UP), Jan 21 (IANS) A 30-year-old woman allegedly killed her five-year-old son by giving him milk laced with powdered glass to drink and then committed suicide by consuming the same at her parental house in Hamirpur district of Uttar Pradesh, police said on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Israel says Covid vax fears 'inaccurate' after many test positive
London, Jan 21 (IANS) After the man coordinating Israel's Covid-19 response reportedly said that a single vaccine dose against the disease appeared less effective than expected and also lower than Pfizer had suggested, the country's health ministry said that fears about the effectiveness of the vaccine were "out of context and inaccurate."
2021-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Brain pressure disorder that causes vision problems on the rise
London, Jan 21 (IANS) A brain pressure disorder called idiopathic intracranial hypertension is on the rise, and the increase corresponds with rising obesity rates, a new study suggests.
2021-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Rahane receives red carpet welcome on reaching Mumbai home
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Ajinkya Rahane, who captained India to a memorable Test series win in Australia, received a red carpet welcome when he arrived at his Matunga residence here on Thursday. He held his little daughter Aarya as walked slowly on the long carpet laid out by the members of the society where he lives while a lifesize poster of the master batsman was pasted on one of the pillars, along with words "Congrats to Our Persistent Pillar" written on top of it.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Hero MotoCorp surpasses 100 mn cumulative production milestone
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp has surpassed the significant milestone of 100 million (10 crore) units in cumulative production.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
KSLTA announces 'Tattvam Junior Tour'
Bengaluru, Jan 21 (IANS) The Karnataka State Lawn Tennis Association (KSLTA) has signed up with real estate entity - 'Tattvam Sustainable Life Spaces' for a monthly event for junior players across the age groups of 12, 14 and 16.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
Sensex over 50K mark as Biden, Budget fuel fast recovery hopes (5th Ld)
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Positive global cues and expectations of healthy quarterly results, along with that of a supportive Union Budget FY22, powered the ascent of India's barometer index -- the S&P BSE Sensex -- to cross the 50,000 mark on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ayushmann to Tahira: Thank you for choosing me
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Ayushmann Khurrana penned a romantic note for his wife, writer Tahira Kashyap, on her birthday on Thursday. He thanked her for choosing him and said he owes her everything.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sidharth Malhotra begins shoot for 'Thank God'
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Actor Sidharth Malhotra has started shooting for his upcoming film Thank God here on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Microsoft brings Surface Laptop Go to India
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Microsoft on Thursday announced the Surface Laptop Go will be available in India from January 22 via commercial authorised resellers, authorised retail and online partners at a starting price of Rs 63,499.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Twitter locks account of Chinese Embassy in US over Uyghur tweet
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Twitter has locked the official account of China's Embassy in the US over a controversial post that referred to Muslim Uyghur women as "baby-making machines" prior to government intervention.
2021-01-21
Category: International, India,Politics,Technology
Amid factionalism, BJP begins campaigning for 4 by-poll seats in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) Amid factionism, feuds and tussle over leadership status, the opposition BJP in Rajasthan has started campaigning for the Assembly by-elections to be held in four constituencies, however, the dates for the same are awaited.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
10 BJP nominees, 2 of SP elected to UP Vidhan Parishad
Lucknow, Jan 21 (IANS) Ten nominees of the ruling BJP, including its state President Swatantra Dev Singh and Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma, and two of the opposition SP were declared elected unopposed to the UP Legislative Council on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
21 killed in Baghdad twin suicide bombings (2nd Ld)
Baghdad, Jan 21 (IANS) At least 21 people were killed and 53 others injured on Thursday in twin suicide bombings at a crowded market area in Baghdad, according to Iraqi officials.
2021-01-21
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Terrorism
Fire engulfs Serum's under-construction building in Pune (Ld)
Pune, Jan 21 (IANS) A major fire broke out in an under-construction building of the Serum Institute of India (SII)'s Manjari plant here on Thursday afternoon, officials said. There are no immediate reports of casualties.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Priyanshu Painyuli begins shooting for 'Rashmi Rocket' final schedule
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Actor Priyanshu Painyuli has started shooting for the final schedule of Rashmi Rocket in the Rann of Kutch. He says the film is one of his most unique experiences at work and there couldnt have been a more cheery finale than a schedule in Kutch.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Ekta Kapoor remembers Manav of 'Pavitra Rishta' on Sushant's birth anniversary
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Producer Ekta Kapoor remembered late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput on his 35th birth anniversary on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Monster Hunter' to have 3D release on February 5
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Milla Jovovich and Tony Ja-starrer action adventure Monster Hunter will have a big screen release on February 5. The film will be the first 3D release post the reopening of cinemas in India, in the aftermath of the lockdown closure.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Social influence may induce people to follow Covid rules
London, Jan 21 (IANS) People are more likely to follow Covid-19 restrictions based on what their friends do, rather than their own principles, a new study suggests.
2021-01-21
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
CM Gehlot worried over slow vaccination in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) The vaccination drive in Rajasthan has been slow to take off ever since it began on January 16.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
92 countries post request for Made-in-India vaccines
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Ninety-two countries have approached India for Covid-19 vaccines, bolstering New Delhis credentials as the vaccine hub of the world.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Health/Medicine
Facial recognition tech deployed in UP to help women in distress
Lucknow, Jan 21 (IANS) The Lucknow police are deploying facial recognition technology backed by security cameras that will read expressions of women in distress and alert their nearest police station.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Technology
Over 60% haircut in FTMF shut funds is 'Black Swan' event: CFMA
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Describing the over 60 per cent haircut in six shut debt funds of Franklin Templeton as a 'Black Swan' event for three crore unit-holders of the entire domestic mutual fund industry, the Chennai Financial Markets and Accountability (CFMA), an organisation fighting for the cause of investors, on Thursday said three lakh unit-holders of Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund (FTMF) are set to lose Rs 16,000 crore out of Rs 28,000 crore invested.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
74% of India's tech firms to increase headcount by 14%: Report
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) As the world recovers from the socio-economic impact of the Covid-19 crisis, 74 per cent of India's technology companies are set to increase headcount by 14 per cent in 2021, said a report on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Andhra HC allows rural local bodies polls, setback to Jagan govt
Amaravati, Jan 21 (IANS) In a major setback to the Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy government on Thursday, a Division Bench of the Andhra Pradesh High Court, headed by Chief Justice Arup Kumar Goswami, gave green signal to the Gram Panchayat elections, which were recently cancelled by a single bench judge.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Over 10 lakh units of Poco C3 sold in India
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Chinese smartphone brand Poco on Thursday announced that it has sold over 10 lakh units of Poco C3 in the Indian market.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Farmers, police meeting on tractor rally ends inconclusively
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The meeting between farmer leaders and Delhi Police officials on the issue of the tractor march on January 26 remained inconclusive. The meeting was held at the Mantram Resort on Thursday.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National
Major fire breaks out in Serum Institute plant in Pune
Pune, Jan. Jan 21 (IANS) A major fire engulfed one of the buildings situated within the Serum Institute of India (SII)'s plant here on Thursday afternoon, officials said. There are no immediate reports of casualties.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kunal Shah invests in OnePlus Co-founder Carl Pei's new venture
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) CRED Founder Kunal Shah on Thursday said he invested an undisclosed sum in OnePlus Co-founder Carl Pei's new venture announced last month.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Sensex at 50,000: Ride the wave, but be aware of the bumps
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Sensex at 50,000 is, indeed, a proud day not only for the markets and investors, but for the economy also. The market is regarded as the barometer of the economy with a potential to discount the future. If this is true, the Indian economy is on a strong comeback trail with important implications for markets.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
13 killed in Baghdad twin suicide bombing
Baghdad, Jan 21 (IANS) At least 13 people were killed and 30 others injured on Thursday in twin suicide bombings at a crowded market area in Baghdad, according to Iraqi officials.
2021-01-21
Category: International, Iraq,Politics,Terrorism
BJP preventing 'moksha' for Sushant's soul: Congress
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) On the 35th birthday of Sushant Singh Rajput, the Maharashtra Congress on Thursday slammed the opposition BJP, alleging that because of its machinations, the late Bollywood actor's soul is deprived of 'moksha' (salvation).
2021-01-21
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
K'taka Cabinet reshuffled, portfolios given to 7 inductees
Bengaluru, Jan 21 (IANS) Over a week after expanding his 17-month-old Cabinet, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Thursday effected a minor reshuffle and also allocated portfolios to seven new Ministers.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
CBI takes over murder, kidnapping case of Yes Bank VP, 5 months after his death
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Almost five months after the death of Yes Bank Vice President Dheeraj Ahlawat, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has taken over the investigations from Haryana Police, officials said.
2021-01-21
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident