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Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Amaan, Ayaan's rendition of 'Vaishnav Jana To' is divine
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) The sarod rendition of the bhajan 'Vaishnav Jana To' performed by the bigwigs of Indian classical music Padma Vibhushan awardee Ustad Amjad Ali Khan and his sons Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash was released on Tuesday.
2022-01-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Anil Kapoor: Completing nine years of 'Race 2' brings back some fun memories
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Anil Kapoor's film 'Race 2' has completed nine years in Hindi cinema. The actor says the movie clocking nine years brings back some fun memories from the shoot.
2022-01-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Cameraman Dinesh Krishnan opts out of Dhanush-starrer 'Vaathi'
Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) Cinematographer Dinesh Krishnan B, the cameraman of director Venky Atluri's bilingual film 'Vaathi', starring Dhanush and Samyuktha Menon, on Tuesday announced that he wouldn't be able to be a part of the project.
2022-01-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Southern Cinema
Ranveer Singh: Want to be the first at trying something that hasn't been tried before
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Bollywood livewire star Ranveer Singh, who will next be seen in films such as 'Jayeshbhai Jordaar', 'Cirkus' and 'Rocky Aur Rani Ki Prem Kahani', reveals that he wants to be the first at trying something path-breaking and be the best actor of the country.
2022-01-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'One Cut Two Cut' teaser shows perfect blend of comedy and chaos
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) The teaser of influencer Danish Sait's upcoming comedy adventure, 'One Cut Two Cut' was released on Tuesday.
2022-01-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Arjun Kanungo to judge new digital show 'MTV Roadies All Access Star'
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Musician and content creator Arjun Kanungo is in search of a new face as he is going to judge the upcoming digital show 'MTV Roadies All Access Star', which selects the digital face of 'MTV Roadies S18'.
2022-01-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Now, David Warner's kids dance to 'Saami' from 'Pushpa: The Rise'
Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) The songs of director Sukumar's pan-Indian film, 'Pushpa: The Rise', featuring Allu Arjun and Rashmika Mandanna in the lead, seem to have won not just the hearts of cricketers, but also of their family members.
2022-01-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz
D Imman to score music for Suseenthiran's next film
Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) Well-known Tamil film director Suseenthiran has announced that music director D Imman will be scoring music for his upcoming film, which is to be produced by Thai Saravanan for Nallusamy Pictures.
2022-01-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Siju Wilson-starrer 'Upacharapoorvam Gundajayan' release postponed
Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) The team of director Arun Vaiga's Malayalam film, 'Upacharapoorvam Gundajayan', on Tuesday announced that they had chosen to postpone the release of their film in the wake of the restrictions imposed by the government to contain the third wave of the pandemic.
2022-01-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Parmish Verma, Gauahar Khan's 'Dil Ka Gehna' brings love beyond boundaries
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Actress Gauahar Khan and singer Parmish Verma's track 'Dil Ka Gehna' has been released on the eve of Republic Day.
2022-01-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
For the love of craft: Dibyendu recalls bleaching his hair for 'Looop Lapeta'
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Actor Dibyendu Bhattacharya, who will be soon seen in the upcoming comedy thriller 'Looop Lapeta', bleached his hair for his part in the film, this transformation on the physical front helped him get into the skin of the character.
2022-01-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Adivi Sesh-starrer 'Major' postponed due to Covid
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Makers of 'Major' starring Adivi Sesh have announced the postponement of their film, after the new regulations about curfews and restrictions have been announced.
2022-01-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dave Filoni on why he signed Robert Rodriguez for 'Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett'
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Dave Filoni, the producer of the 'Star Wars' spin off show 'Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett' recently revealed getting ace producer and visual effects maven Robert Rodriguez onboard was integral to infusing life into the titular character.
2022-01-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Rajkummar, Bhumi's secret is out with 'Badhaai Do' trailer
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) The secret that actors Rajkummar Rao and Bhumi Pednekar were trying to keep, is finally out as the makers of the upcoming film 'Badhaai Do' released the trailer on Tuesday morning.
2022-01-25
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shillong couple's hunger strike against attacks on non-tribals
Shillong, Jan 24 (IANS) A middle-aged couple from Shillong on Sunday started their 'indefinite hunger strike till death' in protest against the alleged atrocities committed against the people belonging to non-tribal communities in Meghalaya.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
SA v IND: This ODI series has been a "good eye-opener" for us, says Dravid
Cape Town, Jan 24 (IANS) After suffering a crushing 3-0 loss against South Africa, head coach Rahul Dravid on Sunday said that this series is a "good eye-opener" for the team but there is still a lot of time before the 2023 ODI World Cup and India will get better in the near future.
2022-01-24
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Shah thanks Modi for unveiling hologram statue of Netaji at India Gate
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for unveiling the hologram statue of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at the India Gate in the national capital.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Hong Kong reports 140 new Covid-19 cases
Hong Kong, Jan 24 (IANS) Hong Kong reported 140 new cases of Covid-19 over the past 24 hours, taking the total tally to 13,286, according to data from the Center for Health Protection.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Hong Kong,Health/Medicine
Kuwaiti FM extends suggestions to Lebanese Prez on rebuilding trust
Beirut, Jan 24 (IANS) Visiting Kuwaiti Foreign Minister, Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah has said that his country has made suggestions to Lebanese President Michel Aoun on how Lebanon might rebuild confidence with the Gulf states.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Lebanon,Diplomacy,Politics
Singapore's total Covid-19 cases rise to 313,772
Singapore, Jan 24 (IANS) Singapore reported 3,496 new confirmed cases of Covid-19, bringing the total tally to 313,772.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine
Indonesia reports 2,925 newly-confirmed Covid-19 cases, 14 more deaths
Jakarta, Jan 24 (IANS) Indonesia has confirmed 2,925 new Covid-19 cases, raising the country's tally of infections to 4,286,378, according to the country's Health Ministry.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Indonesia,Health/Medicine
Russia reports record daily Covid-19 cases
Moscow, Jan 24 (IANS) Russia reported 63,205 Covid-19 infections in the past 24 hours, the highest daily count since the pandemic hit the country, taking the national tally to 11,108,191, the official monitoring and response center has said.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Iran says UN voting right "naturally" restored after paying off membership arrears
Tehran, Jan 24 (IANS) Iran has regained its right to vote at the UN General Assembly after its membership dues to the organisation were paid by South Korea with frozen Iranian funds, Iran's Ambassador to the United Nations announced.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Omicron drives surging Covid-19 cases in Nepal: Health authority
Kathmandu, Jan 24 (IANS) The Omicron variant of the coronavirus is now driving daily cases to surge in Nepal, accounting for 88 per cent of the samples tested recently, the country's Ministry of Health and Population has said.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Nepal,Health/Medicine
72 test positive for Covid-19 among Beijing 2022-related personnel
Beijing, Jan 24 (IANS) A total of 72 confirmed positive tests for Covid-19 have been reported related to the 2022 Olympic Winter games between January 4 and 22, the Beijing 2022 Organising Committee (BOCOG) has announced.
2022-01-24
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Somali Army kills 6 al-Shabab militants in central region
Mogadishu, Jan 24 (IANS) Somali National Army (SNA)'s special forces, Gorgor, killed six al-Shabab militants and foiled a car bomb attack at a military base in Guriel town in Galgudud region in central Somalia, officials have said.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Somalia,Politics,Terrorism
Slovenia sees new record daily Covid-19 cases
Ljubljana, Jan 24 (IANS) Slovenia reported 13,911 new Covid-19 cases, the third daily record this week, the National Institute of Public Health has reported.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Slovenia,Health/Medicine
One killed in Hungarian hospital fire
Budapest, Jan 24 (IANS) A fire at Hungary's St. Imre hospital has killed one person and caused two others to suffer from smoke inhalation, authorities have said.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Hungary,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
7 killed, 16 injured in rain-related incidents in Pakistan
Islamabad, Jan 24 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 16 others injured in separate rain-related incidents during a recent spell of heavy rains in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, the Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) has said.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Pakistan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Burkina Faso govt denies Army takeover after barracks gunfire
Ouagadougou, Jan 24 (IANS) Burkina Faso's government has confirmed gunfire in some barracks but denied the information on social media about the Army takeover.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Burkina Faso,Politics
New Zealand reports 24 new community cases amid Omicron alerts
Wellington, Jan 24 (IANS) New Zealand recorded 24 new community cases of Covid-19, said the Ministry of Health in a statement.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Fauci optimistic Omicron cases to peak in February
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) Anthony Fauci, top US infectious disease expert, has said he is confident that most states in the country will reach a peak of Omicron infection cases by mid-February.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
Iran reports 5,144 daily Covid-19 cases, 6,250,490 in total
Tehran, Jan 24 (IANS) Iran's Health Ministry has reported 5,144 new Covid-19 cases, taking the country's total infections to 6,250,490.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Turkey,Health/Medicine
Myanmar reports 112 new Covid-19 infections, 1 more death
Yangon, Jan 24 (IANS) Myanmar reported 112 new Covid-19 infections with a daily positivity rate of 1.44 per cent in the past 24 hours, according to a release from the Ministry of Health.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Myanmar,Health/Medicine
Omicron driving spike in new Covid-19 cases in Bangladesh
Dhaka, Jan 24 (IANS) The Omicron variant of Covid-19 is driving a huge spike in fresh infections in Bangladesh, a senior official has said.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine
Suspected al-Shabab suspects burn down 8 trucks in Kenya
Lamu (Kenya), Jan 24 (IANS) Estimated eight construction vehicles and equipment were set ablaze by suspected al-Shabab militants at 29 km from Hindi Town in the coastal Kenyan county of Lamu, a government official said.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Kenya,Politics,Terrorism
Nightclub fire kills at least 16 in Cameroonian capital city
Yaounde, Jan 24 (IANS) A fire in a nightclub in Cameroon's capital city of Yaounde has killed at least 16 people, the country's Communication Minister, Rene Emmanuel Sadi has said.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Cameroon,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Armenian President resigns citing insufficient constitutional authorisation
Yerevan, Jan 24 (IANS) Armenian President Armen Sarkissian has announced his resignation, citing the lack of constitutional power for him to solve domestic and foreign policy problems.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Armenia,Politics
17-yr-old dies after alleged police torture in UP
Lakhimpur Kheri, Jan 24 (IANS) A 17-year-old boy, who was allegedly beaten mercilessly by his uncle and three cops inside a police outpost on suspicion of mobile theft, died at a hospital in Uttar Pradesh's Lakhimpur Kheri.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India on way to become 'Pickle King of the World'
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) India has crossed the $200 million mark of export of agricultural processed product, pickling cucumber, which is globally referred as gherkins or cornichons, in the last financial year, and has emerged as the largest exporter of in the world.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Global Covid caseload tops 350.9 mn
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) Amid an ongoing resurgence across the world, the global coronavirus caseload has topped 350.9 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 5.59 million and vaccinations to over 9.79 billion, according to Johns Hopkins University.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Battle for UP: SP files complaint against BJP
Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) has lodged a complaint with the Election Commission of India (ECI) accusing Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and workers of violating the Model Code of Conduct to campaign in the Kairana Assembly constituency and other areas.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Google Pixel 6A likely to launch in May
San Francisco, Jan 24 (IANS) Google is reportedly planning to launch its next mid-range smartphone, the Pixel 6A, in May.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Battle for UP: New generation of old rivals to fight again in Rampur
Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) The Apna Dal (S) has fielded Haider Ali Khan from Suar Assembly seat in Rampur, the pocket borough of Samajwadi Party (SP) heavyweight and jailed MP Azam Khan.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Leopard that killed 4 kids, captured
Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) A three-year-old leopard which killed four children last week, was captured in Katarniaghat range in Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Battle for UP: BJP plans to connect with 12 Cr voters
Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) The BJP in Uttar Pradesh is going full steam on its ambitious plan to visit four crore houses of beneficiaries of the Central and state schemes under its 'Har ghar BJP' plan. The party aims at connecting with 12 crore voters through this.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Battle for UP: SP, allies face seat sharing trouble
Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party's alliance seems to be running into rough weather over the issue of seat allotment.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
High schools for girls to reopen in March: Taliban
Kabul, Jan 24 (IANS) Afghanistan's Taliban-led government has announced that high schools for girls, which have remained closed since the August 2021 takeover of the country, will reopen in March, according to media reports.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Taliban delegation meets Afghan civil society members in Norway
Kabul, Jan 24 (IANS) A visiting Taliban delegation led by acting Foreign Minister Amir Khan Muttaqi met a group of Afghan civil society members in Oslo, during which the two sides reportedly agreed to work together for the betterment of the war-torn nation, according to media reports.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Dejected live-in partner kidnaps woman's brother, K'taka Police arrests 6
Bengaluru, Jan 24 (IANS) The Karnataka Police have arrested a man and five others for kidnapping the brother of a woman, who was in a live-in relationship with him in Bengaluru. The accused resorted to crime to force her back into the relationship after she left him, police said on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
I-T raids on 4 Lucknow businessmen for hawala trade
Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) Officials of the Income Tax (I-T) department raided the premises of four businessmen in the Rakabganj area of Lucknow.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Battle for UP: Bulandshar accused in the fray as independent
Bulandshahr (UP), Jan 24 (IANS) Yogesh Raj, an accused in the 2018 mob violence in Bulandshahr that led to the killing of two people, including an on-duty police inspector, is contesting the Syana Assembly seat in Bulandshahr as an independent candidate.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
England score dramatic one-run win against West Indies, level T20I series
Bridgetown (Barbados), Jan 24 (IANS) Jason Roy's middle-order flurry and plenty of luck helped England claim their first win in any format since November 1, defeating hosts West Indies by a single run in the second T20 International at the Kensington Oval here on Monday (IST).
2022-01-24
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
WhatsApp to bring 2-step verification to desktop & web versions
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Meta-owned WhatsApp is reportedly developing the ability to add two-step verification to its desktop app and web version.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
UN, HRW demand inquiry into missing Afghan activists
Kabul, Jan 24 (IANS) The UN and the Human Rights Watch (HRW) have demanded the immediate launch of an inquiry into the disappearance of two Afghan activists, who were reportedly abducted from their homes, the media reported.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Number of discouraged workers in S.Korea hits new high
Seoul, Jan 24 (IANS) The number of discouraged workers in South Korea touched a fresh all-time high in 2021 due to a weak job market amid the prolonged Covid-19 pandemic, government data showed on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Seoul closely monitoring N.Korea's nuke, missile activities
Seoul, Jan 24 (IANS) South Korea's Unification Ministry said on Monday that it is closely monitoring North Korea's nuclear and missile activities after Pyongyang hinted last week at lifting its self-imposed moratorium on nuclear and long-range missile tests.
2022-01-24
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Raj Guv Kalraj Mishra's Twitter account hacked, later restored
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra's official Twitter handle @kalrajmishra was hacked for almost three hours, confirmed police officials on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Germany announces $228mn for Education Cannot Wait
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) German Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, Svenja Schulze on Monday announced 200 million euros ($228 million), in new, additional funding for Education Cannot Wait (ECW), the UN global fund for education in emergencies and protracted crises.
2022-01-24
Category: International, India,Education
Apple extends in-app purchase exemption for online group events
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Apple has once again extended its deadline requiring in-app purchases for paid online group events within iOS apps till June 30.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
European Parliament approves proposal to ban targeted ads
London, Jan 24 (IANS) The European Parliament has approved a draft set of measures to tackle illegal content, especially targeted advertising, and to ensure that social media platforms are held accountable for their algorithms and improve content moderation.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
After Ashes success, Australia's big challenge is to do well overseas: Lyon
Sydney, Jan 24 (IANS) Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon feels that while the country's cricket team has ample depth, the real test will come when the side plays overseas tours, especially in the sub-continent.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Battle for UP: Woman Minister's alleged audio goes viral
Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) Swati Singh, a minister in the Yogi Adityanath government, is in news again. This time it is because of an audio recording that has gone viral on social media.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Charge sheet filed against SP, BSP leaders in gang-rape case
Lalitpur (UP), Jan 24 (IANS) The Lalitpur police have filed a charge sheet against former district presidents of the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj (BSP), among others, in connection with the alleged gangrape of a 17-year-old girl.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Heavy snowfall in Turkey disrupts flights, road traffic
Ankara, Jan 24 (IANS) Heavy snowfall across Turkey, including the main cities of Istanbul and Ankara, have disrupted flight services and road traffic, while meteorologists have warned that the cold spell could last until the end of next week.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
S.Korean central bank completes 1st phase of mock test of digital currency
Seoul, Jan 24 (IANS) The Bank of Korea (BOK) said on Monday that it has successfully completed its first phase of a two-step mock test of the feasibility of a central bank digital currency (CBDC) as it is reviewing whether to introduce the potential new form of money.
2022-01-24
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Amarinder resolves to empower girls
Chandigarh, Jan 24 (IANS) On the National Girl Child Day, former Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Monday resolved to empower the girls by giving them education, freedom and equal space.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
NGT seeks response on mining clearance in U'khand's quake-prone region
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has sought a response from the State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) of Uttarakhand on an application filed against a grant of Environmental Clearances given for a mining project in Bageshwar region citing the area is prone to earthquakes and close to a reserve forest.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Decline in equity continues for 5th straight sessions; Sensex, Nifty slip 1%
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) and broader 50-scrip Nifty on National Stock Exchange (NSE) extended losses from January 21 and declined sharply during early trade on Monday primarily due to sell-off by foreign institutional investors.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Delhi man's Rs 4.5 Cr cryptocurrency fraudulently transferred to Palestine's Hamas wing
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A Delhi resident's cryptocurrency worth Rs 30 lakh (current value Rs 4.5 crore) was fraudulently transferred to three different foreign accounts of which one belonged to Al-QassamBrigates, a military wing of the Palestinian organisation, Hamas.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Spider-Man: No Way Home' swings to 6th-highest grossing movie in history
Los Angeles, Jan 24 (IANS) Tom Holland-starrer ;Spider-Man: No Way Home' has become the sixth-highest grossing movie in history with $1.69 billion at the worldwide box office.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
'Harry Potter' star Jason Isaacs wavers on J.K. Rowling controversy
Los Angeles, Jan 24 (IANS) Actor Jason Isaacs, best known for his role as Lucius Malfoy in the 'Harry Potter' films, addressed the controversy swirling around J.K. Rowling in an interview published regarding the author's statements on the transgender community.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Galaxy S22 European price revealed ahead of launch
Seoul, Jan 24 (IANS) Samsung is planning to launch its next premium flagship S22 series, the Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+ as well as the Galaxy S22 Ultra next month and now the pricing for the upcoming series in the European market has leaked online.
2022-01-24
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
After weeklong rain/snow, weather improves in J&K, Ladakh
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) After a week of rain and snow, the weather in J&K and Ladakh improved on Monday as the India Meteorological department (IMD) has forecast fair weather till the month end.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
9hold) Day 2: Questioning of actor Dileep, accomplices begin in actress abduction case
Kochi, Jan 24 (IANS) Interrogation of Malayalam actor Dileep and the others accused in a case related to hatching a conspiracy to attack the investigating officials in the actress abduction case started for the second day at the Crime branch office near here.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Israel approves $716mn plan to plant 450,000 trees due to climate change
Tel Aviv, Jan 24 (IANS) In the wake of climate change, Israel has launched a national plan to plant 450,000 trees across the country, according to a joint statement issued the Ministries of Environmental Protection and Agriculture and Rural Development.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Israel,Politics
'Encanto' soundtrack reclaims no. 1 spot on Billboard 200 albums Chart
Los Angeles, Jan 24 (IANS) The soundtrack of the animated film 'Encanto' has returned to the top of Billboard 200 albums chart.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
36 MMTS trains cancelled in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Jan 24 (IANS) The South Central Railway (SCR) has cancelled 36 MMTS trains in Hyderabad on Monday due to operational reasons and maintenance activity.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Charleston,National,Politics
S.Korean military to bolster coronavirus testing capacity
Seoul, Jan 24 (IANS) South Korea's military plans to beef up its Covid-19 testing capacity amid the emergence of the omicron variant as the dominant strain in the country, the Defence Ministry said on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Nani-starrer 'Ante Sundaraniki' shoot wrapped up
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) The unit of director Vivek Athreya's rom-com entertainer 'Ante Sundaraniki', featuring Natural Star Nani in the lead, has completed shooting the film.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Auroville board to implement master township plan amid row
Puducherry, Jan 24 (IANS) The Governing Board of the Auroville foundation here has decided to expeditiously push for implementing the Auroville Township Master plan despite opposition from the residents.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Environment/Wildlife
K'taka govt revokes rule making Kannada lang mandatory for UG courses
Bengaluru, Jan 24 (IANS) Karnataka government has rolled back the decision of making Kannada language mandatory for Undergraduate students.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Politics
VCK asks TN govt to bring legislation against hate speech
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) The VCK, a coalition partner of the ruling DMK, has called upon the government to enact a legislation against hate speech in the next Assembly session.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
U-19 CWC: It's surreal; doesn't feel real, says Raghuvanshi on batting performance
Tarouba (Trinidad), Jan 24 (IANS) Indian Under-19 cricketer Angkrish Raghuvanshi has said that he is still soaking in the landmark achievement of securing a double-century partnership with Raj Bawa in their U-19 ICC Cricket World Cup Group B match against Uganda at the Brian Lara Stadium.
2022-01-24
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Keerthy Suresh's 'Good Luck Sakhi' trailer unveiled
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) The makers of National Award-winning actress Keerthy Suresh's rom-com entertainer, 'Good luck Sakhi', on Monday released the film's theatrical trailer.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Dense fog engulfs Delhi
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The residents of the national capital woke up to a thick blanket of fog that enveloped the city on Monday, as the biting winter chill continued.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Libya opens illegal immigrants' reception centre for women, kids
Tripoli, Jan 24 (IANS) The Libyan Foreign Ministry has announced the opening an illegal immigrants' reception centre in capital Tripoli specifically for women and children.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Israel approves new hi-tech R&D fund with UAE
Tel Aviv, Jan 24 (IANS) The Israeli Cabinet has approved the launching of an Israeli-Emirati industrial research and development fund (R&D), the Foreign Ministry said.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Israel,Politics
India logs 3.06 Covid cases, positivity rises to 20.75%
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) India has registered a substantial decline in the Covid-19 cases with 3,06,064 news infections surfacing in past 24 hours, as per the Health and Family Welfare Ministry data on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Libyan Parliament urged to set 'new path' for polls
Tripoli, Jan 24 (IANS) A senior UN official has called on the members of Libyan House of Representatives, or Parliament, to set a "new path" for the general elections in the country.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
It means a lot as a player, says Bavuma on 3-0 ODI win against India
Cape Town, Jan 24 (IANS) South Africa captain Temba Bavuma said winning the ODI series 3-0 against India means a lot for him as a player. He added that defeating a strong India side at home speaks volumes of his captaincy in white-ball cricket.
2022-01-24
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
'Gehraiyaan' track 'Doobey' personifies the rush of falling in love
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) 'Doobey', a track picturised on actors Deepika Padukone and Siddhant Chaturvedi's whirlwind romance in the upcoming film 'Gehraiyaan', has been unveiled on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ayushmann calls for ending prejudices, sexist comments against women
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana on National Girl Child Day on Monday has requested fellow citizens to be more responsible towards breaking gender stereotypes so that a girl can truly get equal access as a boy.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Recipes to keep you warm this winter season
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANSlife) Winters mean hot chocolate, lots of chai and coffee... and snacks to go along with these. This also leads to gaining of those unwanted pounds..., OZiva, a leading clean, plant-based nutrition and wellness brand gets their their in-house dietician and nutritionist, Nidhi Shah, to share a few guilt free recipes to keep you warm this season.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Kapil Sharma talks about one thing he loves more than comedy!
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Star comedian and actor Kapil Sharma has opened up about one thing he loves more than comedy and that is his wife Ginni. He is gearing up for his comedy special 'Kapil Sharma: I'm Not Done Yet' on Netflix and spilled the beans on how he met the love of his life and what brought the two together.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Feb 3 OTT release for Kannada comedy drama 'One Cut Two Cut'
Bengaluru, Jan 24 (IANS) In good news for Kannada film lovers, Amazon Prime Video has announced that the comedy drama, 'One Cut Two Cut', starring Danish Sait in the lead role, will be premiering on February 3.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz
Anushka, Virat break silence as daughter Vamika's pics go viral
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Celebrity power couple Anushka Sharma and Virat Kohli have come out with a statement after their toddler daughter Vamika was photographed at a cricket stadium and the pictures going viral on social media.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
50% of Covid infected may have lasting loss of smell: Study
London, Jan 24 (IANS) About 50 per cent of people infected with Covid-19 during the first wave of infections in 2020 may have long-term and even permanent changes to their sense of smell, according to preliminary research from Sweden.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
Internal rift within JD-U widens in run-up to UP polls
Patna, Jan 24 (IANS) After failing to stitch an alliance with BJP in Uttar Pradesh, the top leadership of Janata Dal-United (JD-U) has started targeting Union Minister R.C.P. Singh.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
About 70 arrested in Brussels protest against Covid curbs
Brussels, Jan 24 (IANS) About 70 people were arrested during a protest in Brussels against the Belgian government's restrictions against the Covid-19 pandemic.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Australia accuses China of hijacking PM Morrison's WeChat account
Sydney, Jan 24 (IANS) Senior coalition MPs in Australia on Monday accused China of foreign interference after Prime Minister Scott Morrison's account on Chinese instant messaging platform WeChat was hijacked.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Australia,Technology
Intelligence alert for a possible Maoist attack in Bengal
Kolkata, Jan 24 (IANS) The state intelligence department has sent an alert to all the districts, particularly to the Railways of a possible Maoist attack in several railway stations across the state on the Republic Day. The alert also says that there can be an attack on the ruling Trinamool Congress leaders, mobile towers and on police and central police camps.
2022-01-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Defence/Security
Police seeks custody of wife, domestic help arrested over death of DMK councillor in TN
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Vettaikaraniruppu police on Monday moved the Nagapattinam Chief Judicial magistrate court seeking custody of the wife and domestic help of the DMK councillor Devendran who was allegedly poisoned to death.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Cinema/Showbiz
Lakshmi Manchu ventures into metaverse, buys 'Azuki' NFT
Hyderabad, Jan 24 (IANS) Telugu actress Lakshmi Manchu has taken her opening step into metaverse, with the purchase of her first non-fungible token (NFT). 'Azuki', an iconic manga character, is her first NFT purchase.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Charleston,Cinema/Showbiz
Mahima Nambiar, Nandita Swetha, Remya Nambeesan to star in 'Ratham'
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Actresses Mahima Nambiar, Nandita Swetha and Remya Nambeesan will play important roles in director C.S. Amudhan's investigative thriller 'Ratham', featuring actor Vijay Antony in the lead.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Google Cloud to open new India office later this year
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Google on Monday announced plans to open a new office in Pune this year, that will hire professionals for building advanced enterprise cloud technologies.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Israel approves state probe into German submarine procurement
Tel Aviv, Jan 24 (IANS) Israel's cabinet has decided to launch a state investigation into the procurement of submarines and other vessels from Germany amid corruption allegations involving confidants of former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Israel,Politics
T-Series, Hungama enter Metaverse with NFTs
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) T-Series, Asia's largest music label on Monday announced its foray into Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) in association with Hefty Entertainment a division of Hungama, one of the largest digital media entertainment companies in South Asia.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Imran Khan seems to have accepted defeat: Maryam Nawaz
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Maryam Nawaz, Vice President of the opposition Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N), has said that Prime Minister Imran Khans talk about leaving power are just false claims and he should go home, The News reported.
2022-01-24
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Losses are part of learning process: Laxman tells dejected Ugandan U-19 team
Tarouba (Trinidad), Jan 24 (IANS) Former India cricketer VVS Laxman, who is part of the Indian team's support staff at the U-19 Cricket World Cup here, gave a pep-talk to the Ugandan side after it lost to India Under-19 by 326 runs in a Group B game here on January 22.
2022-01-24
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Bella Hadid quits drinking after seeing her brain scan
Los Angeles, Jan 24 (IANS) Supermodel Bella Hadid vows to never drink alcohol again.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Sri Lankan govt to auction boats seized from TN fishermen
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) The fisheries and aquatic department of Sri Lanka will be auctioning 105 fishing boats seized from Tamil Nadu fishermen over the years. The department has already issued advertisements in newspapers in the island nation calling for bidders to participate in the auction.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Indian-American cop hailed as hero for neutralising gunman who killed officer
New York, Jan 24 (IANS) An Indian-American police officer, who has been on the job for just over six months, is being hailed a hero for rushing to neutralise a gunman who shot a police officer and wounded another.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diaspora
Battle for UP: BJP slams Akhilesh over Pak remark, seeks apology
Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) The BJP has mounted a blistering attack on Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav for his statement in which he reportedly said that it is China and not Pakistan which is India's real enemy.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Martina Navratilova blasts Peng Shuai T-shirt ban
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Retired tennis star Martina Navratilova has blasted a decision by Australian Open organisers to ban T-shirts supporting Chinese player Peng Shuai, BBC reported.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
Thousands march in Washington against Covid vax mandates
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) Thousands of Americans from across the country gathered in Washington D.C. for a march against Covid-19 vaccine mandates and other pandemic restrictions, as people were frustrated and fatigued by the recent surge in cases and the overall health crisis.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
Ola Electric raises $200 mn to $5 bn valuation
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Ola Electric on Monday announced it has raised over $200 million from Tekne Private Ventures, Alpine Opportunity Fund, Edelweiss and others.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Pakistan on a new track? (Opinion)
Pakistan after 75 years of its existence has released its first ever National Security Policy (NSP), which it claims will ensure human security for the ordinary Pakistani masses.
2022-01-24
Category: India, New Delhi,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Opinion/Commentary
UP to set up 4 units to manufacture 'Vedic Paint'
Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) Units for manufacturing of 'Vedic Paint' will soon be set up in four places in Uttar Pradesh.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
Pinky Irani moves bail plea in case involving conman Sukesh
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) In the latest development in Rs 200 crore Prevention of Money laundering case, Pinky Irani, an alleged aide of multimillionaire conman Sukesh Chandrasekhar, who was arrested by the Enforcement Directorate (ED), has moved bail application before Delhi High Court. The court has sent notice to the probe agency.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
B'desh marks Mass Uprising Day
Dhaka, Jan 24 (IANS) Bangladesh on Monday commemorated the Mass Uprising Day which marks the climax of the movement of the people of the then East Pakistan for autonomy in 1969 that eventually led to the Independence War and emergence of the country in 1971.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
'Double engine govt' slogan hints at dictatorship: Yashwant Sinha
Panaji, Jan 24 (IANS) The BJP's call to voters to cast ballot in favour of a 'double engine governmen't in poll-bound states, indicates a dictatorial tendency within the ruling party, Trinamool Congress vice president Yashwant Sinha said here on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
169 sinkholes formed in Seoul over past 7 yrs
Seoul, Jan 24 (IANS) A total of 169 sinkholes formed in Seoul over the past seven years, amid a recent spate of cases of land subsidence on roads and other public places, the metropolitan government said on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: International, South Korea,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Battle for UP: This village says no to BJP leaders
Shamli (UP), Jan 24 (IANS) The after-effects of the farmers' agitation have yet not worn off.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Man files FIR against Chinese e-com platform Shopee over fraud
New Delhi/Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) Chinese e-commerce company Shopee, facing a controversy over FDI violations in the country, has been hit by an FIR filed by a customer in Lucknow for allegedly defrauding him.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Zomato shares decline further, down 18% in early trade
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Shares of online food aggregator Zomato extended its losses from last week and declined 18 per cent in early trade on Monday apparently due to low valuations. Over the past one-month period, Zomato's shares fell nearly 30 per cent.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
DCC Animal Hospital makes entry into PetTech
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANSlife) As part of its ongoing effort to simplify veterinary services in the country, DCC (Dogs Cats & Companions) Animal Center, a famous multi-specialty petcare hospital in Delhi, has introduced its flagship proprietary app 'PetConnect.'
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Is your cloth mask good enough to keep Covid at bay? Think twice
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANSlife) The Covid-19 pandemic has resurfaced, and if the last two years have taught us anything, it's that the coronavirus should not be taken for granted. And, while face masks have become a necessity amid the two-year-old pandemic, many people are still confused about which masks to use. Some of these questions have resurfaced in the wake of the discovery of Omicron, a highly transmissible variation.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
3 Jack Daniel's cocktails to help fight winter doldrums
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANSlife) This nippy weather calls for something warm. Move over your hot chocolate and find respite in these sophisticated warm cocktails that you can stir to perfection, right at home.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Berrettini advances to Australian Open quarters, to face Monfils
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) Wimbledon finalist Matteo Berrettini of Italy rode his luck to advance to the quarterfinals of the Australian Open with a 7-5, 7-6(4) 6-4 win against 30-year-old Spanish stalwart Pablo Carreno Busta at the Melbourne Park here.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
How to include 2022's IT colour 'Very Peri' in your space
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANSlife) The colour of the year 2022 falls into a rich, luscious periwinkle blue shade, 'Very Peri', that seeps deep into the generous violet-like blend of blue and red. The oxymoron combination of warm and cool undertones sparks the colour into a fresh, flashy, futuristic vibe that is an ideal thrust for all the artistically crafted spaces we step into. The presence of Very Peri in architecture and interior design denotes transition, dynamism, and any other hint of newness that we all seek in a year like 2021.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
How to apply foundation in winter
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANSlife) In harsh winter conditions, one's skin requires a little extra attention for the foundation can be smooth and bright.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
76% of Indian travellers agree technology helps alleviate anxiety around travel
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Along with practically every aspect of our lives, the course of travel has been redefined repeatedly over the past year and a half, with seismic shifts propelling us towards a continuously evolving version of the 'new normal.' And while Covid is not yet in the rearview mirror, an indefatigable sense of hope is beginning to take its place. To explore this hope for travel, Booking.com recently released its 'Travel Predictions 2022 Research', to predict how travel will continue to be redefined in 2022 and how the dependency on technology will increase as travelers plan their future travels.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Christie's New York Presents Outsider Art
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANSlife) Outsider Art, a live auction at Rockefeller Center on February 3, 2022, features works by notable artists in the field, including Henry Darger, Bill Traylor, and Martn Ramrez, among others. Property from the William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation, sold to benefit the Foundation and the Harlem Children's Zone, and property from the Collection of William A. Fagaly, sold to benefit Prospect New Orleans' William A. Fagaly Memorial Fund for Social Impact, are among the works in the sale.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
The Absolut Creative Commune
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANSlife) The Absolut Creative Commune, with the goal of championing an open and harmonious world and bringing positive change to the globe via art, will operate as a catalyst in a world where societies are fragmented, generating positive change, stimulating conversations, and engaging with a wide audience in a creative, unexpected, and meaningful manner.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
In 'Naya J&K,' Panchayats new power centers; common man biggest beneficiary
New Delhi/Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) Soon after scrapping of J&K's special status and dividing it into two Union Territories on August 5, 2019, the Centre sanctioned Rs 1,200 crore to empower Panchayats and lay a foundation of "Naya Jammu and Kashmir". And since then there has been no looking back. Panchayats have emerged as new power centers with common man being the biggest beneficiary.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
First look of Nikhil Kumar's 'Yaduveera' well-received by Kannada audiences
Bengaluru, Jan 24 (IANS) Nikhil Kumar's rugged look in 'Yaduveera', which was released recently, has been well-received by Kannada audiences, according to industry analysts.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz
Kannada film industry bounces back after K'taka eases curbs
Bengaluru, Jan 24 (IANS) The Kannada film industry, which had suffered a setback after the imposition of a weekend curfew in Karnataka, is showing signs of revival after the state government announced that it was withdrawing the move.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz
Pakistan captain Babar Azam named ICC Men's ODI Cricketer of the Year for 2021
Dubai, Jan 24 (IANS) Pakistan captain Babar Azam on Monday was named as ICC Men's ODI Cricketer of the Year for 2021. Azam beat competition from Bangladesh's Shakib al Hasan, South Africa's Janneman Malan and Ireland's Paul Sterling to win the award. Earlier, in this edition of the ICC awards, Azam was selected as the captain of the men's ODI and T20I elevens of the year 2021.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
NCP welcomes Thackeray at national level to fight BJP
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A day after Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said that Shiv Sena has wasted 25 years with BJP, the NCP which is an alliance partner in the state, has welcomed him to the national secular front and said he would be helpful in fighting the BJP.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rama Bijapurkar penalised for 'inadvertent trade' after resigning from ICICI Bank board
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Consumer markets consultant and then independent director, Rama Bijapurkars independent financial adviser purchased 4,900 equity shares of ICICI Bank in her account without prior intimation to her when the trading window was closed on January 5.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Vodafone Idea shares down over 6% on widening net losses in Q3FY22
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Shares of telecom service provider Vodafone Idea declined over six per cent on Monday after the company reported about its widening net losses during Q3FY22.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Apple to no longer include EarPods with iPhones sold in France
San Francisco, Jan 24 (IANS) Apple will no longer include EarPods with every iPhone sold in France.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Man held for raping 8-yr-old in K'taka
Bengaluru, Jan 24 (IANS) A 36-year-old man has been arrested for raping an eight-year-old girl here, police said on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
South Africa's Erasmus adjudged as ICC Umpire of the Year for 2021
Dubai, Jan 24 (IANS) South Africa's Marais Erasmus on Monday has been adjudged as the ICC Umpire of the Year for 2021. It is the third time Erasmus is winning the David Shepherd Trophy after winning it previously in 2016 and 2017.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Govt accords immense priority to empowering girl child: PM
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that his government accords immense priority to empowering the girl child and strengthening Nari Shakti.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Burkina Faso imposes nationwide curfew after unrest
Ouagadougou, Jan 24 (IANS) A nationwide curfew was imposed in Burkina Faso following reports of gunfire in some barracks, according to a decree signed by President Roch Marc Christian Kabore.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Burkina Faso,Politics
The need to prioritise a mustard policy
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS)
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Opinion/Commentary
Suresh Gopi comes to aid of 84-yr-old ex-EMS staffer
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 24 (IANS) Malayalam superstar-turned-politician Suresh Gopi will take up the cause of an 84-year-old retired woman engineer of All India Radio who is currently residing in a church-run old age home here.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Gadkari's comment on challenges in TN road projects surprising: Stalin
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin has said that the state government has put its best foot forward to support the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) projects and Union Minister Nitin Gadkari's statement on challenges is surprising.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Kin of US embassy staff in Ukraine asked to leave over Russian threat
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) The US Department of State has ordered the departure of eligible family members of staffers at the from American Embassy in Kiev due to the "continued threat of Russian military action".
2022-01-24
Category: International, United States,Politics
'Ae Mere Watan Ke...' in R-Day gala: Pradeep's kin feel hurt, but honoured
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Rashtra Kavi Pradeep's evergreen soulful patriotic song, 'Ae Mere Watan Ke Logon... (O Folks of My Motherland)' will now eject the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi's cherished Christian hymn, the iconic 'Abide With Me' for the Republic Day festivities ending with the Beating The Retreat ceremony this year.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
BSF on high alert in Jammu ahead of Republic Day
Jammu, Jan 24 (IANS) Ahead of the Republic Day, the BSF troops deployed along the International Border (IB) in Jammu are on high alert to deal with nefarious attempts of anti-national elements (ANEs) from across the border.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Telangana to permanently solve drinking water problem in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, Jan 24 (IANS) The government of Telangana plans to bring the Godavari river water to Hyderabad from Kondapochamma Sagar and Mallanna Sagar reservoirs to permanently solve drinking water problem in Greater Hyderabad and surrounding municipalities.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Charleston,National,Politics
Kangana: South superstars should not allow Bollywood to corrupt them
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut has jotted down some reasons as to why south content and superstars are such a rage and added that they should not allow Bollywood to corrupt them.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Manushi Chhillar: Wanted to create platform to brings women icons together
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Former beauty queen and debutante Manushi Chhillar is launching a social media property named 'Limitless' that will see her speak to the country's most inspiring women icons.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sensual number 'Pataas Pilla' from 'DJ Tillu' released
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) The makers of director Vimal Krishna's 'DJ Tillu', featuring actor Siddhu Jonnalagadda and Neha Shetty in the lead, on Monday released the sensual number 'Pataas Pilla' from the film, much to the delight of the fans of the actor.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Pandemic causing 'generation-defining disruption' among children
Sydney, Jan 24 (IANS) More than the impact of being infected with Covid-19, children are facing many indirect effects of the pandemic in terms of health and wellbeing.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
S.Koreans urged to refrain from travelling during Lunar New Year
Seoul, Jan 24 (IANS) South Korean Prime Minister Kim Boo-kyum on Monday asked people to refrain from travelling during the Lunar New Year holiday, as the highly transmissible Omicron variant continues to spread unabated.
2022-01-24
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Happy with the progression of the side, says SA coach Boucher
Cape Town, Jan 24 (IANS) South African cricket head coach Mark Boucher said he was happy with the "progression" of the side, adding that the team had turned the corner following victories in the Test and ODI series against India.
2022-01-24
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Battle for UP: BJP announces one more candidate
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The BJP on Monday released its fifth list of one candidate for upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ice-wall coolant leaks from Japan's Fukushima nuke plant
Tokyo, Jan 24 (IANS) The operator of Japan's crippled Fukushima No. 1 nuclear power plant has confirmed that four tonnes of coolant had leaked from two storage tanks, local media reported on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Japan,Politics
India IT spending to touch $105 bn in 2022: Gartner
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The IT spending in India is set to reach $105.2 billion in 2022 -- an increase of 5.5 per cent from 2021, a new Gartner report showed on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Annapurna, class 12 Raj girl, selected for UNESCO's World Teen Parliament
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) Annapurna Krishnavat, 17, a resident of Lunda village in Udaipur, has been selected as an Influencer MP in UNESCO's World Teen Parliament.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
Australia approves Novavax amid Omicron battle
Canberra, Jan 24 (IANS) Australia on Monday approved Novavax for people aged 18 and over, making it the fourth Covid-19 vaccine to be approved for use in the country after AstraZeneca, Moderna and Pfizer amid the continued battle against the Omicron-fuelled pandemic.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
'Unethical and immoral': Top virologist on monoclonal antibody therapy
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Top virologist Dr Gagandeep Kang has termed the monoclonal antibody therapy in private hospitals for Omicron-led Covid infections treatment as "unethical, immoral and unscientific".
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National
Indian equities decline widens; Sensex plunges over 1,400 points (Ld)
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) and broader 50-scrip Nifty on National Stock Exchange fell further as the session progressed on Monday due to continued sell-off by foreign institutional investors amid fear of policy tightening by the US Fed, analysts said.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
NGT imposes fine of Rs 19.85 cr on chemical unit
Unnao (UP), Jan 24 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slapped a fine of Rs 19.85 crore on a chemical factory situated at Akrampur Chakrampur in Unnao district for disposing of thousands of tonnes of chromium waste in Rania locality of Kanpur Dehat.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Health/Medicine
President, Vice-President, PM greet people of UP on statehood day
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday greeted the people of Uttar Pradesh on their statehood day.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India fined for slow over-rate after losing third ODI
Cape Town, Jan 24 (IANS) India have been fined 40 per cent of their match fees for maintaining a slow over-rate against South Africa in the third and final ODI of the series in Cape Town on Sunday. In the match, India were bowled out for 283 in 49.2 overs while chasing 288 at the Newlands Cricket Ground, which meant South Africa won the series 3-0.
2022-01-24
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
55 SCR train services stand cancelled for one more week
Secunderabad, Jan 24 (IANS) With no respite in the Covid situation, the South Central Railway (SCR) has decided to extend the cancellation of 55 trains by a week.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Man held at Trichy Airport with huge foreign currency
Tamil Nadu, Jan 24 (IANS) An air passenger was arrested by customs officials at Trichy Airport for possessing huge foreign currency without having valid documents, official said on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ECI has 2 Covid protocol yardsticks for UP, Goa: Cong
Panaji, Jan 24 (IANS) The Congress in Goa on Monday accused the Election Commission of India of following two separate Covid protocol yardsticks in the poll-bound states of Uttar Pradesh and Goa.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Cost of living, healthcare top poll concerns among Australians: Survey
Canberra, Jan 24 (IANS) A new survey published on Monday has revealed that Australian voters have rated cost of living and healthcare as their biggest issues ahead of this year's general elections.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Japan to expand Covid quasi-state of emergency to 30 prefectures
Tokyo, Jan 24 (IANS) As Japan grapples to deal with a nationwide surge in Covid-19 cases, senior government officials said on Monday that 30 of the country's 47 prefectures will be placed under a quasi-state of emergency in the coming days.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Japan,Politics
Tight security to ensure peaceful Republic Day in Kashmir
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) Authorities in Jammu and Kashmir said on Monday that all arrangements are in place to ensure that the Republic Day functions are held peacefully in Srinagar and other district headquarters of Kashmir.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Delhi, UP Police & BSF jointly conduct combing op at Delhi's Ghazipur
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Delhi Police, along with its Uttar Pradesh counterpart and Border Security Force (BSF), conducted a special joint interstate combing operation in the national capital's Ghazipur area, an official said here on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ex-Playboy model defends Hugh Hefner amid cult allegations
Los Angeles, Jan 24 (IANS) While some former Playboy models are speaking out against Hugh Hefner, the late magazine publisher, found support in model Brande Roderick. The former Playmate weighed in on Holly Madison's cult allegations on 'Secrets of Playboy' docuseries.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Battle for UP: Now Twitter war over Goraksh Peeth
Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) The Goraksh Peeth in Gorakhpur has now been drawn into a major political controversy.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Is Omicron subvariant BA.2 more transmissible?
Brussels, Jan 24 (IANS) Even as Omicron has been showing signs of peaking, some European countries are seeing the rise of Omicron subvariant BA.2, sparking concern among the scientific community.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Belgium,National,Health/Medicine
Swiggy raises $700 mn to boost quick grocery delivery biz
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Food delivery platform Swiggy on Monday said it has raised $700 million led by Invesco, which will be utilised to make investments in its quick-commerce grocery service Instamart.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
CDRI develops Omicron testing kit
Lucknow, Jan 24 (IANS) The CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) has developed an indigenous RT-PCR diagnostic kit, called 'Om', for testing the new Omicron variant of Covid-19.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
IFI Survey of Top Critics' Best Actor Award thrills Tovino Thomas
Chennai, Jan 24 (IANS) Actor Tovino Thomas, who has been chosen as one of the best actors for his role in 'Minnal Murali' along with Fahadh Faasil for 'Malik' and Vicky Kaushal for 'Sardar Uddham' in the Indian Film Institutes' Survey of Top Critics, is on cloud nine.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz
Bill calling for dog meat consumption ban proposed at Seoul city council
Seoul, Jan 24 (IANS) A member of Seoul's municipal council has proposed an ordinance bill calling for the Mayor to draw up a long-term plan to ban dog meat consumption and put it into action, officials said on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
India opener Smriti Mandhana named ICC women's Cricketer of the Year for 2021
Dubai, Jan 24 (IANS) India opener Smriti Mandhana on Monday was named as ICC women's Cricketer of the Year for 2021. After being named in the ICC's women's T20I team of the year, Smriti has now won the Rachael Heyhoe-Flint Trophy awarded to the ICC women's cricketer of the year for the second time after 2018.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
SC junks plea for clarification on its order on Shaheen Bagh protests
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday declined to entertain an application seeking clarification on its judgement of October 7, 2020, in which the top court had said that public roads can't be blocked indefinitely. The apex court had passed the order in connection with a road blockade by protesters at Shaheen Bagh, against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
104 to 135 militants waiting across LoC to sneak in: BSF
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) About 104 to 135 militants are ready to sneak into the Indian side of the Line of Control (LoC), Raja Babu Singh, Inspector General (IG) of Border Security Force (BSF) said on Monday.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Life imprisonment for former AIMIM leader in murder case
Hyderabad, Jan 24 (IANS) A fast-track court in Telangana's Adilabad district on Monday sentenced a former leader of AIMIM to life imprisonment for killing his political rival.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Charleston,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Children have displayed modern, scientific temperament in Corona vaccination prog: PM
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that children of India have shown their modern and scientific temperament in the vaccination programme and since January 3, in just 20 days, more than 40 million of them have taken the Corona vaccine.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kashmiri Handicrafts set to dazzle German, European markets
New Delhi/Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir is ready to showcase its potential through government initiatives for a necessary boost to the handicrafts sector in the post-pandemic world.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Electric carmaker BYD set to announce 3 new EVs in 2022
Beijing, Jan 24 (IANS) The popular Chinese battery and electric carmaker BYD is reportedly planning to release three new EVs this year.
2022-01-24
Category: International, China,Technology
IIT-G team develops 3D printing tech to cut concrete use by 75%
Guwahati, Jan 24 (IANS) A team of researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IIT-G) has developed a 3D printed urban furniture using construction material made from local industrial wastes.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Assam,Technology
Expecting a long battle with Nadal in Australian Open quarters: Shapovalov
Melbourne, Jan 24 (IANS) Ace Canadian tennis player Denis Shapovalov is expecting a "long battle" with Spanish stalwart Rafael Nadal when the two clash in the Australian Open quarterfinal here on Tuesday.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
K'taka CM Bommai starts preparation for his maiden budget
Bengaluru, Jan 24 (IANS) Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has started preparations for his maiden budget after coming to the coveted post.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Delhi Court orders framing of sedition charge against Sharjeel Imam
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) A Delhi Court on Monday ordered the framing of sedition among other charges against JNU scholar and activist Sharjeel Imam in a 2019 case, in which he allegedly delivered an inflammatory speech inciting violence at Aligarh Muslim University in Uttar Pradesh and Jamia area in the national capital during the CAA-NRC protests in 2019.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Japan to ignore Seoul's objection to push for controversial mine listing
Tokyo, Jan 24 (IANS) Japanese Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi on Monday said his country will ignore South Korea's objection when deliberating a contentious plan to nominate a gold and silver mine site on Sado Island in Niigata Prefecture for the 2023 Unesco World Heritage list.
2022-01-24
Category: International, Japan,Politics
England captain Root named ICC Men's Test Cricketer of the Year for 2021
Dubai, Jan 24 (IANS) England captain Joe Root on Monday has been named as the ICC Men's Test Cricketer of the Year for 2021. Root beat stiff competition from New Zealand pacer Kyle Jamieson, Sri Lanka opener Dimuth Karunaratne and India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin to clinch the award.
2022-01-24
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
'Raj women panel posts vacant even as CM appointed 10 advisors'
Jaipur, Jan 24 (IANS) Suman Sharma, former Rajasthan women commission chairperson, on Monday attacked the Ashok Gehlot government, questioning the delay in filling the vacant positions of women panel.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
We are India's 1st telco to build Big Data AI/ML Cloud Advanced Analytics Platform on AWS: Vodafone Idea
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) The Indian telecom industry has been at the heart of the technology driven disruption over the last decade. With over 986 million active wireless subscribers, the industry has an opportunity to also drive transformation for businesses across industries.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Fiscal Push: Budget FY23 expected to bring-in higher YoY Capex (Budget Watch
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) Indias upcoming Federal Budget is likely to step-up spending in FY23 for maintaining the economic growth momentum.
2022-01-24
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy