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Telangana's Yadadri temple to re-open in May after renovation
Hyderabad, March 4 (IANS) Telangana's famous Yadadri temple may be re-opened in May after the renovation works.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
New Covid cases spike to 571 in Karnataka, 496 recover
Bengaluru, March 4 (IANS) New Covid cases spiked to 571 in a day across Karnataka, while 496 patients recovered, said the state health bulletin on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Youth killed in Dwarka after Mercedes rams into car
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A 22-year-old man working in an insurance company died in a fatal road accident in Delhi's Dwarka after the car he was travelling in was hit by a speeding Mercedes.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jaishankar hails B'desh's exit from LDC status
Dhaka, March 4 (IANS) Indian External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Thursday congratulated Bangladesh on behalf of his country for exiting the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) status, crediting Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina for the country's "expected graduation".
2021-03-04
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Swedish PM to hold virtual meet with Modi
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be holding a virtual meeting on March 5 (Friday) to discuss bilateral relations between the two countries.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National
ED attaches Rs 80L assets of tax official for money laundering
Bengaluru, March 4 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached assets valued at Rs 79.70 lakh of income-tax official Abhishek Tripathi and his family on charges of money laundering, an official said on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pak PM to seek vote of confidence on Saturday
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A session of the National Assembly of Pakistan has been called on Saturday when Prime Minister Imran Khan will seek a vote of confidence from the parliament, the Dawn reported.
2021-03-04
Category: International, India,National,Politics
1st time since roll-out, over a million took jabs in a day
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) With an escalation in immunization sites, the number of vaccination on Thursday was reported to be close to 11 lakh.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Kotak Mahindra Bank, Indian Army sign MoU on salary accounts
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Kotak Mahindra Bank on Thursday said that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Army for salary accounts.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Govt allows import of 4L tonnes of urad in FY2021-22
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) In a bid to check the rise in prices of pulses in the domestic market, the government has allowed the millers/refiners to import 4 lakh tonnes of urad (Black Matpe) in the financial year 2021-22.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BJP demands removal of Trinamool appointed administrators in civic bodies
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A BJP delegation on Thursday called on the Election Commission of India (ECI) and demanded the removal of the administrators of municipal corporations appointed by the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Equities snap winning streak as rising bond yields trigger concerns (Roundup)
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) India's key equity indices snapped a three-day winning streak on Thursday as global concerns over rising bond yields resurfaced.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
6 YSRCP candidates file nominations for MLC polls
Amaravati, March 4 (IANS) Six Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) candidates have filed their nomination for MLC elections under MLA quota on Thursday in Andhra Pradesh.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Petrol at Rs 75 and diesel Rs 68 a litre in FY22 if taxation shifts to GST: SBI Ecowrap
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Consumers can be spared from a rally in retail prices of petrol and diesel if the two auto fuels are brought under the GST regime, but lack of political will and hesitancy to let go a major source of revenue for governments is keeping the product prices one of the highest in the world, economists at SBI said on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
54% people in Hyderabad have antibodies against Covid
Hyderabad, March 4 (IANS) Around 54 per cent of people in Hyderabad have antibodies against Coronavirus, reveals a joint survey by CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), ICMR-National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) and Bharat Biotech.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
36 foreigners sans valid passport deported from Dwarka since Jan
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Delhi Police in coordination with the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) have deported 36 foreign nationals from Dwarka for staying in Delhi without a valid passport or visa since January this year.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fiscal figures point towards lower than estimated FY21 deficit
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Latest revenue as well as expenditure figures point towards a lower than estimated fiscal deficit for FY21, said the SBI Ecowrap report.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CEC Arora stresses on coordination during Assembly polls
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on Thursday emphasised on greater coordination amid all enforcement agencies functioning on the ground ahead of elections in four states and one Union Territory from March-end and in April.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP finalises candidates for first 2 phases of Assam polls
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The BJP's Central Election Committee (CEC) on Thursday evening finalised the names of party candidates for the 86 constituencies in Assam that will go to the polls in the first two phases of Assembly elections on March 27 and April 1.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shotgun World Cup: Women 'trap' silver, India finish with 2 medals
Cairo, March 4 (IANS) India's women's trap team trio Kirti Gupta, Manisha Keer, and Rajeshwari Kumari won a silver on the concluding day of the year's first International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Shotgun stage, going down 4-6 to Russia in the final.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Egypt,Sports,Other Sports
BJP CEC meeting on to finalise candidates for Bengal, Assam polls
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The BJP's Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting started on Thursday evening to finalise party candidates for the first two phases of the Assembly polls in West Bengal and Assam. The meeting was still going on at the time of publishing this report.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UP set to celebrate Holi with herbal gulal made from temple flowers
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh is preparing to celebrate an eco-friendly Holi this year. And for the same, herbal gulal is being prepared from flowers used for prayers in a temple.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Features,Human Interest/Society
12 Indian varsities in top 100 of latest QS rankings
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) In the 11th edition of QS World University Rankings by subject released by global higher education consultancy QS Quacquarelli Symonds, 12 leading Indian universities and higher education institutions have achieved top-100 positions in their subjects.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Rohit Sharma finally gets 'consistent' run after seven years
Ahmedabad, March 4 (IANS) Rohit Sharma has been considered one of the stalwarts of Indian batting for over a decade, but quite surprisingly this is only the second time in his 13-year international career that he has played six Tests in a row that India have played.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
K'taka Cong MLA does a Salman Khan with shirtless protest, suspended
Bengaluru, March 4 (IANS) Karnataka assembly speaker, Vishweshwara Hegde Kaageri on Thursday suspended Congress MLA B. K. Sangamesh for one week for displaying 'indecent and disrespectful' behaviour in the Assembly by taking off his shirt.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
I-T Department conducts searches in Tamil Nadu
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Income Tax Department on Thursday said that it carried out search and seizure operations on March 3 on two groups of civil contractors in southern Tamil Nadu.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Why solving Bundelkhand's water crisis is an annual mirage
Bhopal, March 4 (IANS) Toote hue sapnon ki kaun sune siski (Who would listen to the sobbing of broken dreams?). This line by former prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee may well apply to the people of Bundelkhand and the water crisis in the region. This is because the people are shown dreams of solutions to the water crisis but the dreams eventually shatter every year.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
'GDP poised to enter double digit growth trajectory in FY22'
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Economic activity has remained intact and the GDP is poised to enter a double digit growth trajectory in FY22, said industry body PHD Chamber.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
KSLTA-AITA wheelchair tennis: Top players enter semis
Bengaluru, March 4 (IANS) Fancied players in the men's and women's category did not have to break a sweat while advancing to the semi-finals of the Rs.3 lakh KSLTA-AITA Wheelchair Tennis Tournament on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
AgustaWestland case: Court dismisses ED plea on Gautam Khaitan's bail plea cancellation
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A Delhi Court has dismissed an application filed by Enforcement Directorate (ED) for cancellation of bail granted to Gautam Khaitan in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam case.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Ruling coalition leaders endorse UP model to curb crime in Bihar
Patna, March 4 (IANS) Amid a surge in crime cases in Bihar, the leders of the ruling coalition in the state have advocated to endorse the Uttar Pradesh model in a bid to create fear in the minds of the criminals.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Cong demands answers from govt on new social media rules
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Congress has alleged that the government has subverted Parliament in bringing new social media rules to muzzle the voices critical of the government policies.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mohit of Indian Navy bags Rings and Peg Tent Pegging gold
Greater Noida, March 4 (IANS) Mohit Kumar of the Indian Navy bagged gold in the Rings and Peg Tent Pegging event of the National Equestrian Championship here on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
Forget gratitude post Covid, cricket gets cut-throat
Ahmedabad, March 4 (IANS) Post Covid-19 as teams returned to the cricket field with gratitude, they avoided altercations on the field as resumption of cricket was the priority with everyone thankful for it. However, as series have progressed, things have gradually gotten ugly.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Tata Motors rolls out Tiago XTA
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors on Thursday launched a new 'XTA' variant of hatchback -- Tiago -- at a starting price of Rs 5.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
AP govt endorses bandh opposing steel plant sale (Ld)
Visakhapatnam, March 4 (IANS) The Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP)-led Andhra Pradesh government has endorsed a state-wide bandh (strike) call given by labour union leaders opposing the privatisation of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) on Friday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
SC: Provisions for OBC quota in local bodies can't breach 50% limit
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court said on Thursday that provisions for reservations of seats for OBCs in local bodies cannot breach the 50 per cent limit.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SC: private hospitals must accord priority to elderly for treatment amid pandemic
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday said that amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, elderly citizens should be given priority in admission and treatment at private hospitals as well as government medical institutions.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC: Consider making law for additional courts to deal with cheque bounce cases
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday stressed that Centre should come up with a law to create additional courts, for a specific period, to counter pendency of cheque bounce cases which runs over 35 Lakhs.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
South Africa name Elgar Test captain, Bavuma for shorter formats
Johannesburg, March 4 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Thursday appointed Dean Elgar captain of their men's Test team and Temba Bavuma skipper for the limited-over formats as well as vice-captain of the Test team.
2021-03-04
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Another girl fakes abduction in Andhra Pradesh, gets busted
Vizianagaram (Andhra Pradesh), March 4 (IANS) Close on the heels of Hyderabad police busting a sensational fake abduction and rape case of a B Pharmacy student, Andhra Pradesh police have also busted a similar fake abduction case recently.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP to decide upon final list of candidates for first 2 phases
Kolkata, March 4 (IANS) At a time when the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) West Bengal unit leaders are busy holding parleys with the the party's Central Election Committee (CEC) in Delhi, the party insiders said that it is likely to give equal importance to both old and newly-inducted members as candidates for the first two phases of the state Assembly elections.
2021-03-04
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
EPFO keeps interest rate unchanged at 8.5% for FY21
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) In a major relief for India's working class, the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has decided to keep interest rates on Provident Fund deposits for the financial year 2020-21 unchanged at 8.5 per cent.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mandy Moore's dog is cancer free
Los Angeles, March 4 (IANS) Hollywood actress Mandy Moore on Thursday revealed that the day her son August Harrison was born, was also the day when her pet dog, Jackson was declared cancer free, just hours before she went into labour.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Battlground Nandigram: Mamata may face ex-close aide in high octane battle
Kolkata, March 4 (IANS) With the stage set for a battle royale in West Bengal, all eyes are fixed on East Midnapore's Nandigram Assembly constituency as Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had announced that she would contest from there in the forthcoming polls.
2021-03-04
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
All eyes on Cong star campaigners list for assembly polls
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Congress is yet to release the list of its star campaigners for the assembly polls in which Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka are likely to be included.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TN parties ready to roll out freebies despite state's huge revenue deficit
Chennai, March 4 (IANS) Colour television sets, mixers, grinders, mobile telephones, clothes are some of the freebies rolled out by political parties in Tamil Nadu and has always included these freebies in their election manifestos.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Chirag feels a void in the LJP after father Ram Vilas' death
Patna, March 4 (IANS) The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) in Bihar resembles a house deserted after the demise of its founder Ram Vilas Paswan with his son and Jamui MP Chirag Paswan finding it difficult to pick up the pieces and take everyone along with him.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
KTR slams Centre for U-turn on Rail Coach Factory
Hyderabad, March 4 (IANS) Telangana Industry Minister K.T. Rama Rao on Thursday slammed the Centre for taking U-turn on Kazipet Rail Coach Factory
2021-03-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Shefali Shah: Ready to play alien, Juliet, or sofa as long as it challenges me
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Actress Shefali Shah will soon share screen space with Alia Bhatt in the mother-daughter relationship film, "Darlings". She says she is up for any role that "surprises" the audience and helps her explore her acting abilities.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
How Poonia outplayed Raje in Rajasthan during Nadda's visit
Jaipur, March 4 (IANS) Oscar Wilde once said, "Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much."
2021-03-04
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Kingpin of gang selling liquor online during lockdown arrested
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Delhi Police have arrested the kingpin of a gang of cheats who used to dupe people during the lockdown by asking them to pay advance money to buy liquor online by giving a fake advertisement on social networking sites.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Oti Mabuse replaces Rita Ora on 'The Masked Singer'
Los Angeles, March 4 (IANS) : Dancer Oti Mabuse replaces singer Rita Ora as panelist on the American reality show "The Masked Singer".
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Indian women's hockey team ends Germany tour with 1-2 loss
Dusseldorf, March 4 (IANS) Indian women's hockey team concluded its tour of Germany with a 1-2 defeat here in the fourth and final match here on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Hockey
Pranati Rai Prakash: Worked with people I've watched as a child, in Abbas-Mustan series
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Pranati Rai Prakash recently wrapped up Abbas-Mustan's upcoming web series Penthouse. She says the thriller series gave her a chance to work with people she has admired as a child.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Only 20% able to get vaccination appointment: Survey
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) As the vaccination drive progresses in the country, the challenge for the people shifts from getting an OTP to getting an appointment slot.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Raghav Chaitanya's single 'Dooriyan' talks of valuing love
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Singer-songwriter Raghav Chaitanya, who rose to fame with his song "Ek tukda dhoop ka" in the Taapsee Pannu-starrer "Thappad", released his non-film single on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Maha doctor sacked for attempt to molest Covid patient
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) In another shocking incident, a government doctor has been sacked for allegedly molesting a Covid-19 cured patient at a Covid Care Centre in the tourist centre of Aurangabad.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP faces a new stumbling block for Panaji municipal polls; Parrikar's son
Panaji, March 4 (IANS) Late Manohar Parrikar's bastion, Panaji, may be in the throes of chaos, thanks to a series of fast-paced political developments over the last two years, but the spectre of the former Defence Minister continues to loom large over the picturesque state capital, which goes to municipal polls later this month.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Ruhii Singh on why 'Chakravyuh' is an important show
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Actress Ruhii Singh playa a pivotal role in the upcoming web series "Chakravyuh: An Inspector Virkar Crime Thriller". She says the show has given her a chance to play a multilayered character -- the sort she always looks forward to.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Here comes a smartphone power bank rental network
Bengaluru, March 4 (IANS) Running out of smartphone battery may soon cease to be an anxiety-triggering moment as Ramani Iyer, who co-founded Justdial, has created a new venture called "Spykke" to provide a smartphone power bank rental service.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Varun Sharma: For actors, cinema halls are nothing short of a shrine
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Actor Varun Sharma says going inside a theatre after a year was a special moment for him. Varun entered a theatre for promotional activity around his upcoming film "Roohi", along with the film's team in the Capital on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Andhra govt endorses statewide bandh opposing steel plant sale
Visakhapatnam, March 4 (IANS) The YSR Congress Party-led Andhra Pradesh government has endorsed a statewide bandh call given by labour union leaders opposing the privatisation of the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) on Friday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Katherine Heigl dropped plans for fourth kid due to pandemic
Los Angeles, March 4 (IANS) Hollywood star Katherine Heigl and her husband Josh Kelley were eager to welcome a fourth child in the family last year but the pandemic changed their priorities.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bihar assembly speaker takes a dig at deputy CM over water crisis
Patna, March 4 (IANS) Bihar Vidhan Sabha Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha on Thursday took a dig at Deputy Chief Minister Tarkishore Prasad in the Bihar assembly over the water crisis and directed him to reply to all the online queries of legislators.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
CMFRI develops hatchery technology for high-value marine fish
Kochi, March 4 (IANS) In a breakthrough in diversification of the country's mariculture activities, the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (ICAR-CMFRI), here has developed hatchery technology for picnic sea bream (Acanthopagrus berda), a commercially important marine food fish.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Kerala,Business/Economy
Cash reward announced on former Uttar Pradesh MP
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) The Lucknow Police have announced a cash reward of Rs 25,000 on absconding mafia don and former Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MP Dhananjay Singh.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Sudha Chandran turns anchor and producer with 'Crime Alert'
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) TV star and classical dancer Sudha Chandran will make her debut as an anchor with the show "Crime Alert". The crime show is produced by her, too0.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
No wrongdoing by officials in shut schemes: Franklin Templeton on SEBI notice
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) With SEBI issuing showcause notices to Franklin Templeton Asset Management Company (AMC), and its key managerial employees and trustees over alleged fraud and unfair trade, a spokesperson of the company said that none of the key persons have redeemed any units post the trustees taking the in-principle decision to wind-up six debt mutual fund schemes in April last year.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Namit Das goes clean-shaven for his next
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) Namit Das sports a clean-shaven look in an upcoming project, which is currently on the floors. This is unusual for the 36-year-old actor who has mostly appeared on the screen wearing a beard or moustache. Namit calls this his "launda look"!
2021-03-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
WTT Contender: Paddler Sharath loses in pre-quarters
Doha, March 4 (IANS) The Indian challenge came to an end at World Table Tennis (WTT) Contender Doha on Thursday with the defeat of Achanta Sharath Kamal in the men's singles pre-quarterfinals.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Other Sports
UK watchdog opens anti-trust probe into Apple App Store
London, March 4 (IANS) The UK's anti-trust regulator on Thursday said it has opened a probe into Apple App Store policies over complaints from several developers that the tech giant's terms and conditions are unfair and could break competition law.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
2.1 million Covid vaccines to arrive in Kerala: Pinarayi Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram, March 4 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday said that the Covid vaccination drive is going on well and 3.47 lakh doses have been given, while a fresh supply of 2.1 million doses is arriving in the state.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Wipro to buy UK firm Capco for $1.45 billion
Bengaluru, March 4 (IANS) Global software major Wipro said on Thursday that it has signed an agreement to acquire the UK-based management and technology firm Capco for $1.45 billion (Rs 10,551 crore) to provide digital, Cloud and IT services to financial institutions in the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Manipur militant outfit kills cadre of another extremist group for murdering a minor girl
March 4 (IANS) A terrorist of outlawed Kangleipak Communist Party (KCP), who escaped from jail in Manipur earlier while undergoing trial in the sensational 2003 kidnapping and murder of an 8-year old girl, was reportedly shot dead by the United Nation Liberation Front (UNLF), media report said on Thursday quoting a UNLF statement.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Megan Fox doesn't care about who her ex-husband is dating
Los Angeles, March 4 (IANS) Actress Megan Fox isn't bothered on hearing the news that her ex-husband Brian Austin Green is dating Sharna Burges.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India to expand space ties with Italy: ISRO
Bengaluru, March 4 (IANS) India has agreed to expand space cooperation with Italy by tapping opportunities in earth observation, space science, robotic and human exploration, the state-run Indian space agency said on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Michael B. Jordan seeks revenge in 'Without Remorse' trailer
Los Angeles, March 4 (IANS) "Creed" star Michael B. Jordan will soon be seen as bestseller author Tom Clancy's popular creation John Clark/John Kelly in the upcoming film "Without Remorse". The first trailer of the film dropped on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Taj Wellington Mews, Chennai to be all-women-managed residences
Chennai, March 4 (IANS) Ahead of the International Women's Day celebrated on March 8, hospitality major Indian Hotels Company Ltd on Thursday announced that its Taj Wellington Mews will be an all women managed luxury residences.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society
Maha Oppn red-faced as probe dubs 'naked dance' incident false (Ld)
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) The Maharashtra Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party was left red-faced after a probe revealed that the alleged incident of cops forcing women to 'dance naked' in a Jalgaon hostel was found to be false, here on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Sasikala's decision to stay away from politics favours AIADMK
Chennai, March 4 (IANS) The decision of V.K. Sasikala to keep away from politics has altered the electoral equations for the ruling AIADMK and the opposition DMK fronts in Tamil Nadu, said analysts.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Sub-inspector shoots self outside UP Vidhan Sabha
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) A sub-inspector committed suicide near the parking stand of Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha on Thursday, shooting himself with his service revolver.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
HAIL appoints Ganesh Natarajan as Chairman
Pune, March 4 (IANS) Honeywell Automation India Ltd. (HAIL) on Thursday said it has appointed Ganesh Natarajan as Independent Director (Non-Executive) and Chairman of its Board of Directors, effective March 8.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Pak court: Remove former ISI chief Durrani from Exit Control List
Islamabad, March 4 (IANS) The Islamabad High Court (IHC) has ordered to remove the name of the former Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) chief Lt. General (retired) Asad Durrani from the country's Exit Control List (ECL).
2021-03-04
Category: International, Pakistan,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Pak takes Nepal hawala route to pump in funds for J&K terror groups (Ld correcting headline)
New Delhi, March 4: Security and intelligence agencies have unearthed a major terror-funding racket pumping funds to the militants in Jammu and Kashmir via Nepal-Bihar-UP route, aAccording to knowledgeable sources.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Punjab,National
Punjab Cabinet okays relief against revenue loss
Chandigarh, March 4 (IANS) The Punjab Cabinet headed by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday approved several key recommendations of the Sixth Punjab Finance Commission, including compensation against revenue loss on certain counts.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
'Women staff having surrogacy child to get maternity leave'
Shimla, March 4 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court on Thursday ruled that women contractual employees of the state who have a child through surrogacy will be entitled to maternity leave.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Paki takes Nepal hawala route to pump in funds for J&K terror groups
New Delhi, March 4: Security and intelligence agencies have unearthed a major terror-funding racket pumping funds to the militants in Jammu and Kashmir via Nepal-Bihar-UP route, aAccording to knowledgeable sources.
2021-03-04
Category: International, India,National,Terrorism
Covid vax drive begins in EC ahead of polls in 4 states, UT
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Ahead of the Assembly polls in four states and one Union Territory in March end and April, the Election Commission on Thursday started a Covid-19 vaccination drive in the organisation to encourage officials on poll duty to do their work without any fear of the deadly pandemic.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Chinese hackers might have targeted Indian Railways infra: Recorded Future
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Besides 10 organisations in the Indian power sector and two ports, Chinese state-sponsored hackers might also have targeted Indian Railways infrastructure, an expert with cyber intelligence company Recorded Future said on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kirti Kulhari: Playing a cop in 'The Girl On The Train' was special
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Despite mixed response that "The Girl On The Train" garnered, actress Kirti Kulhari, who plays a pivotal role, is happy with the audience response to her role. She essays Inspector Dalbir Kaur Bagga, a turbaned cop in London tracking a murder, and her character comes with an important twist in the end.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bank of Baroda lead lender of Reliance Home Finance Limited representing 34 banks and institutions drags Shapoorji Pallonji Group to Delhi High Court
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Bank of Baroda (BoB), the lead lender of Reliance Home Finance Limited representing 34 banks and institutions has dragged SP Group to Delhi High Court.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Fancode streaming West Indies-Sri Lanka series live
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The ongoing West Indies-Sri Lanka series is being streamed live on FanCode in India, it said in a statement. The series comprises three T20 Internationals, three One-day Internationals, and two Test matches, as international cricket returns to the Caribbean after the Covid pandemic.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan's trade deficit deteriorates further
Islamabad, March 4 (IANS) Pakistan's economic situation continues to worsen with each passing month as the country's exports have plunged for a successive second month to slightly over $2 billion in February 2021.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Pakistan,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
45% of Indian online users hit by local threats in 2020
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) From online shopping to e-learning, the number of users online increased multi-fold in India and a new report revealed on Thursday that 45 per cent of online users in the country were attacked by local threats in 2020.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Siraj shows why he is a proper Test match bowler
Ahmedabad, March 4 (IANS) While India spinners once again took the honours picking up eight wickets, it was Mohammed Siraj's energy, consistency and nagging line that helped the hosts grab two most important wickets ? no. 3 Jonny Bairstow and no. 4 Joe Root - to hasten the end of the England innings.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Bihar police arrest two liquor smugglers from Jharkhand
Patna, March 4 (IANS) The liquor prohibition department of Bihar arrested two inter-state liquor smugglers from Jharkhand's Kodarma district, a senior official said.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Suvendu Adhikari expresses desire to contest from Nandigram
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Former close aide of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Suvendu Adhikari, has expressed his desire to contest on a BJP ticket from the Nandigram Assembly constituency in the upcoming state polls.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Himachal CM gets first dose of Covid vaccine
Shimla, March 4 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Thursday took his first dose of Covid-19 vaccine here under the second phase of vaccination.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Maha Oppn red-faced as probe dubs 'naked dance' incident false
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) There were red faces in the Opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after a probe revealed that the alleged incident of cops forcing women to 'dance naked' in a Jalgaon hostel was false, here on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
I-League: Mohammedan SC face TRAU in 2nd game of 2nd phase
Kalyani (West Bengal), March 4 (IANS) Mohammedan Sporting clash with Tiddim Road Athletic Union (TRAU) for crucial points in the second game of the final phase of the I-League at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium on Friday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
iPhone 13 Pro to get ultra wide sensor-shift image stabilisation
San Francisco, March 4 (IANS) Apple is reportedly planning to launch its iPhone 13 lineup and now a new report has claimed that the top variants iPhone 13 Pro, as well as Pro Max, will feature an improved ultra-wide lens with the addition of sensor-shift image stabilisation and autofocus features.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Kim to keep California house post divorce with Kanye
Los Angeles, March 4 (IANS) Reality TV star Kim Kardashian will be keeping her house in Hidden Hills, California, post her divorce with musician Kanye West.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Evelyn Sharma's 'X Ray' image in radiant red
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Actress Evelyn Sharma posted a behind-the-scenes picture of herself on Instagram. The photo is from the set of her upcoming film "X Ray: The Inner Image".
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Goa take on league winners Mumbai City (Match Preview 111)
Margao (Goa), March 4 (IANS) FC Goa face League Winners' Shield holders Mumbai City FC in the first leg of their Indian Super League (ISL) semi-final match at the Fatorda Stadium on Friday. This is the sixth time that Goa will be starting a campaign in the playoffs of the ISL.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Goa,Sports,Football
I-League: Gokulam face high-flying Punjab
Kalyani (West Bengal), March 4 (IANS) RoundGlass Punjab FC will cross swords against Gokulam Kerala FC in the I-League at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium on Friday. The high-flying Punjab side will be looking to close the gap on league leaders Churchill Brothers.
2021-03-04
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Assam to promote all students from Class I-IX
Guwahati, March 4 (IANS) The Assam Education Department has said all the students from Class 1 to 9 would be promoted to the next class whether they appear in the annual examinations or not.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Assam,National,Education
IIT team develops automated system to detect colorectal cancer
Guwahati, March 4 (IANS) A team of researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Guwahati has designed an automated Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based system to detect colorectal cancer using colonoscopy images.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Assam,Health/Medicine
'Jogira Sara Ra Ra' maker Kushan Nandy on staying in touch during lockdown
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) Actors Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Neha Sharma will share the screen in Jogira Sara Ra Ra, directed by Kushan Nandy. The filmmaker says although the shoot of his film was stopped last year before it could even begin, due to lockdown, the team managed to continue working in their little way. Hence, they already shared a great bond when the film shoot resumed.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Shah meets PM Modi ahead BJP CEC meet
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of the crucial Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting of the BJP to discuss the names of party candidates for the upcoming Assembly elections in West Bengal and Assam.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Punjab Speaker sets up panel to save groundwater
Chandigarh, March 4 (IANS) Expressing concern over the depleting groundwater level in the state, the Punjab Vidhan Sabha on Thursday passed a unanimous resolution urging the state government to take immediate steps for saving it.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
EPFO keeps interest rate unchanged at 8.5% for FY21
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) In a major relief for India's working class, the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has decided to keep interest rates on Provident Fund deposits for the financial year 2020-21 unchanged at 8.5 per cent.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kangana talks about a 'jilted obsessed lover' and paid smear campaigns
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Actress Kangana Ranaut on Thursday declared she would soon reveal the name of a "jilted obsessed lover" she had "a small fling with". Kangana accused the person of running smear campaigns on social media against her.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Wildfire at Simlipal under control, no loss of life reported
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A massive wildfire at the Simlipal National Park in Odisha, which was raging for around a week, has been brought under control, with no loss of life or injury to wildlife, villagers or public property getting reported.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Lenovo Yoga 6 convertible laptop launched in India
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Lenovo on Thursday launched AMD powered 'Yoga 6' convertible laptop for Rs 86,990 in the Indian market.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Why Sourav said no to political innings
Kolkata, March 4 (IANS) Former Indian captain and now BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has momentarily refused to open a new innings -- one on the murky pitch of party politics.
2021-03-04
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Swiss Open: Sindhu through to quarters, Jayaram stuns Gemke (Ld)
Basel, March 4 (IANS) India's Ajay Jayaram on Thursday stunned Swiss third seed Rasmus Gemke to reach the quarter-finals of the Swiss Open Super 300 badminton tournament while reigning women's world champion P.V. Sindhu cruised into the last eight with a straight games win over USA's Iris Wang.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Badminton
PIL asks SC to direct govt to appoint regular CBI director
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) An NGO has moved the Supreme Court seeking a direction to the Centre to immediately appoint a regular CBI director.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
PSL postponed after seven Covid-19 positive cases
Lahore, March 4 (IANS) The sixth edition of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) has been postponed after seven positive Covid-19 tests among players and officials, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) said on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Huge jump in fake vaccine domains to steal money, data
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) There has been a surge in vaccine-related scams in recent months and a new report said on Thursday that the number of web domains featuring the word "vaccine" in their title has now significantly increased, and the danger includes credential theft, credit card fraud, malware installation and more.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
Pfizer jab effective from day 11 post 1st dose: Study
Sydney, March 4 (IANS) A team of researchers suggests that one dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine could be sufficient in providing a robust immune response 11 days after inoculation against severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS-CoV-2).
2021-03-04
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Archer missed 4th Test due to right elbow issue: ECB
Ahmedabad, March 4 (IANS) England fast bowler Jofra Archer was not included in the playing XI for the fourth Test against India due to an injury in his right elbow, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) said on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
First-ever virtual New Delhi World Book Fair from March 6-9
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The 29th edition of the much-awaited New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF) will be held virtually this year from March 6-9. The virtual editions theme pavilion will be 'National Education Policy 2020, the National Book Trust announced on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
DMDK lashes out at AIADMK over reservation to Vanniyars
Chennai, March 4 (IANS) Desiya Murpoku Dravida Kazhagam (DMDK) leader and party deputy general secretary LG Sudhish lashed out at the AIADMK for providing 10.5% internal reservation under the Most Backward Communities(MBC) categories to the Vanniyars and said that this would lead to other castes coming out against that party. He was addressing party workers at Tiruvanamalai on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Sputnik V could be India's 3rd Covid vax: Experts
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) To cater to the vaccination process of the world's largest democracy, it would be pertinent to bring in safer and more effective vaccines from other countries.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Alia Bhatt posts pics with 'magical boys' Ranbir and Ayan Mukerji
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Bollywood actress Alia Bhatt on Thursday shared a couple of stills from the set of her upcoming film Brahmastra where she features alongside her rumoured boyfriend Ranbir Kapoor.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
ArcelorMittal commits Rs 50K cr investment in Odisha
Bhubaneshwar, March 4 (IANS) Fifteen years after expressing its intent to set up a steel plant in Odisha, worlds largest steel maker ArcelorMittal has decided to revisit the state with a mega investment plan.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy
India was known as Vishwa Guru: VP to students in Tirupati
Tirupati, March 4 (IANS) Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said there was a time when India was known as the Vishwa Guru (world guru) and urged students to regain the past glory.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Minor gang raped in UP, 2 cops suspended
Gorakhpur (UP), March 4 (IANS) Two police personnel have been suspended for not registering the FIR of a minor rape victim in Gorakhpur.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
4th Test: India 24/1 after spinners rock England
Ahmedabad, March 4 (IANS) England got a 200-plus total for the first time after five innings of sub-200 scores but the 205 they could muster on Thursday still kept them on the backfoot against India on the first day of the fourth and final Test here at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Thursday. India were 24 for one at stumps.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Lupita Nyong'o: Black Panther will be 'different' after Chadwick Boseman
Los Angeles, March 4 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyongo has admitted that the upcoming sequel in the "Black Panther" franchise will be different, following lead actor Chadwick Bosemans death last year due to cancer.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
BJP leaders meet to shortlist names for Assam polls (Ld)
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The final round of discussion to shortlist the names of BJP candidates for the Assam Assembly elections started at party president J.P. Nadda' residence here on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India will always be B'desh's 'reliable friend': Jaishankar
New Delhi/Dhaka, March 4 (IANS) India's External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar on Thursday lauded Bangladesh for graduating from the 'Least Developed Country' status and said that India will always be at its side as a "reliable friend".
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Separatist leader Mirwaiz Umar released from house arrest
Srinagar, March 4 (IANS) Senior separatist leader and chairman of his faction of the Hurriyat conference, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq was set free from house arrest on Thursday in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar city after 80 weeks.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
I-League: Real Kashmir take on unbeaten Churchill Bros
Kolkata, March 4 (IANS) Unbeaten Churchill Brothers face Real Kashmir in the first match of the second phase of the I-League at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK) stadium on Friday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Composer Vishal Mishra makes his Telugu debut
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Composer Vishal Mishra has ventured into the Telugu music industry with the film, Yuvarathnaa. The makers of the film unveiled their fourth track on Thursday, titled Paatashaala and composed by Vishal.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
World's 1st hybrid freezer for vax rolls out
Hyderabad, March 4 (IANS) Rockwell Industries, a pioneering commercial cold chain appliances manufacturer, on Thursday launched Chillermill, the world's first chiller/freezer powered by hybrid (solar and wind) renewable energy, that would be ideal for storing vaccines including Covid-19 vaccines at the desired temperature.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Meghan Markle accuses Royal family of 'perpetuating falsehoods'
London, March 4 (IANS) In another sensational preview of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's interview with Oprah Winfrey, which will be aired on Sunday, Meghan has accused the Royal family of Britain and its staff of "perpetuating falsehoods" against the couple.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pitch for 4th Test has better binding, likely to hold for longer
Ahmedabad, March 4 (IANS) Thanks to a bit of grass, the pitch for the fourth and final Test is likely to hold up for a bit longer than the surfaces did in the preceding two Tests which had led to a lot of debate.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Shaan recalls his father working with Kishore Kumar
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Singer Shaan, who is currently part of music show Indian Pro Music League (IPML) recently spoke about his father, music composer Manas Mukherjee's experience of working with the late playback legend Kishore Kumar.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Mismanagement, falling standards forcing Sherwood college to advertise'
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) One of the best known private schools in India, Sherwood College, Nainital, boasting of alumni, including Amitabh Bachchan, Kabir Bedi, and politician Jitendra Prasada, besides a host of civil servants recently advertised for admissions for the session 2021-22, much to the surprise of many.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
WB govt website leaks lab results of millions of corona patients
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A cyber security researcher has claimed that a security flaw in a portal run by the West Bengal government has allegedly leaked lab results data of millions of people who went for coronavirus testing, the media reported on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Indian spinners bag 8 wkts, England all out for 205 (2nd Lead)
Ahmedabad, March 4 (IANS) In-form left-arm spinner Axar Patel bagged four wickets and off-spinner R. Ashwin three as Indian spinners accounted bundled England out for 205 runs in their first innings in the fourth and final Test here on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
'Scam 2003: The Curious Case Of Abdul Karim Telgi' coming soon on OTT
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Hansal Mehta's hit series "Scam 1992: The Harshad Mehta Story" is set to have a follow-up. The showmakers have announced the second installment of the series, titled "Scam 2003: The Curious Case of Abdul Karim Telgi".
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Shiv Sena out of Bengal polls, to back Mamata
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) The Shiv Sena has decided to opt out of the upcoming West Bengal Assembly elections, but the party has decided to 'wholeheartedly' support All India Trinamool Congress leader and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, a top official said here on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Flipkart enables voice search in Hindi, English
Bengaluru, March 4 (IANS) E-commerce marketplace Flipkart on Thursday introduced voice search in Hindi, English as well as Hinglish on its platform to enable customers to search from a pool of over 150 million products across over 80 categories through speech.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
'UK Covid variant more transmissible, could spark resurgence'
London, March 4 (IANS) A variant of SARS-CoV-2 that emerged in the UK - B.1.1.7 - in November 2020 is more transmissible than pre-existing variants and will lead to a large resurgence of Covid-19 cases, a new modelling study finds.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Sobhita Dhulipala starts shooting for 'Made In Heaven' season 2
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Actress Sobhita Dhulipala has started shooting for the second season of the web-series Made In Heaven.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Tara Sutaria creates monochrome magic in new photo-op
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Actress Tara Sutaria looks stunning in a new black and white picture she has shared on social media.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Alec Baldwin quits Twitter
Los Angeles, Hollywood actor-filmmaker Alec Baldwin posted an Instagram video on Thursday to express disappointment at being trolled after his tweet about Gillian Anderson's accent.
2021-03-04
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
JD (U) leaders questions Tejashwi's degree, calls it political fraud
Patna, March 4 (IANS) Contradicting opposition leader Tejashwi Yadav's claim of having studied in a government school, former minister and Janata Dal (United) leader Neeraj Kumar described on Thursday it as political fraud.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Mariah Carey's brother sues her for emotional distress
Los Angeles, March 4 (IANS) Morgan Carey, elder brother of pop star Mariah Carey, is suing the singer for defamation and infliction of emotional distress caused by her memoir, "The Meaning Of Mariah Carey."
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
10L other bank customers using ICICI's banking app
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) ICICI Bank on Thursday announced that as many as 10 lakh customers of other banks have started using its upgraded app, 'iMobile Pay'.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Lupita Nyong'o: Black Panther will 'different' after Chadwick Boseman
Los Angeles, March 4 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyongo has admitted that the upcoming sequel in the "Black Panther" franchise will be different, following lead actor Chadwick Bosemans death last year due to cancer.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Kangana trolled over tweeted picture of summer smoothie
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut is being massively trolled after she tweeted a photo of her summer special smoothie breakfast on Thursday. It turns out the image she shared is exactly the same as one that is readily available on Google, of a recipe shared by a famous chef!
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Champion industry, aluminium, looks for 5% RoDTEP rate to boost exports (Ld)
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Ministry of Finance announced implementation of RoDTEP Scheme and extending benefit to all export goods with effect from April 1, 2021. This announcement is a huge relief for exporters post withdrawal of the MEIS and will provide much needed impetus to boost Indian exports.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Turkmenistan spl forces learn enhanced combat skills in India
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Turkmenistan Special Forces troopers are learning enhanced combat skills at India's specialised military training institute, the Army said on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Patel bags four as England all out for 205
Ahmedabad, March 4 (IANS) In-form left-arm spinner Axar Patel bagged four wickets and R. Ashwin captured three as India bowled England out for 205 runs in their first innings of the fourth and final Test here on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
India tablet market grows 6% in 2020, Lenovo leads
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Driven by demand due to work-from-home and online education amid the pandemic, the India tablet market grew six per cent year-on-year (YoY) in 2020 with Lenovo leading the market with a 39 per cent share, said a new report from CyberMedia Research (CMR) on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Swiss Open: Srikanth through to quarter-finals
Basel, March 4 (IANS) India's Kidambi Srikanth on Thursday beat France's Thomas Rouxel in three games to enter the quarter-finals of the Swiss Open Super 300 badminton tournament. Srikanth beat Rouxel 21-10, 14-21, 21-14 in 52 minutes.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Badminton
Vitara Brezza clocks 6L sales within 5 years of launch
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Maruti Suzuki on Thursday said it has cumulatively sold six lakh units of compact SUV Vitara Brezza since the vehicle's launch five years ago.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
OPPO all set to launch new fitness band on March 9
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Smartphone brand OPPO on Thursday announced that it is all set to unveil a new fitness band -- OPPO Band Style -- on March 9.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Metroman, our CM candidate,is symbol of development: Kerala BJP ( Ld)
Thiruvananthapuram, March 4 (IANS) Hours after E.Sreedharan, 88, often referred to as Metroman on Thursday said it will be his the last working day with the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation ( DMRC) since work at the Palarivattom flyover was complete ahead of schedule, state BJP president K.Surendran said that is why the Metroman will be the BJP's chief-ministerial candidate.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
JuH open school to provide smart education
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) Jamiat Ulama-e-Hind (JuH), a leading organisation of Islamic scholars belonging to the Deobandi school of thought, has decided to take 2,000 madrasa students from Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Maharashtra under its wings and provide them contemporary mainstream education.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Religion
Jasmine ensures medal in 1st international boxing meet (Ld)
Castellon (Spain), March 4 (IANS) Haryana's Jasmine made a dazzling start to her senior international career and sent star USA boxer Andrea Medina packing 5-0 to enter the 57-kg semi-finals on the second day at the Boxam International Tournament in Castellon, Spain.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Other Sports
'Ganga view gallery' added to Kashi Viswanath corridor project
Varanasi (UP), March 4 (IANS) The Kashi Vishwanath Dham corridor will have a giant platform that will enable a panoramic view of the Ganga river and the Ghats on one side and the entire corridor area on the other side.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Arunachal to develop 3 model villages along India-Tibet border
Itanagar, March 4 (IANS) To boost development along the international borders, the Arunachal Pradesh government has decided to develop three model villages along the Indo-Tibet border as a pilot project with an allocation of Rs 30 crore, officials said on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Politics
India not utilizing vax to full capacity: Delhi HC
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Thursday showed apprehensions over non-utilization of coronavirus vaccine to its full capacity by the country, asserting that it is either being donated or sold off to foreign countries rather than being provided to Indians.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Why extradite Mallya, let him appear virtually; SG scoffs at Punjab supporting Ansari trial by VC
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Solicitor General Tushar Mehta on Thursday ridiculed Punjab government argument that gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari can tried in cases virtually. Mehta said if video-conferencing is the only mode of trial for an accused to appear from anywhere, then Vijay Mallya can face trial from the United Kingdom.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
HCL Tech's US arm to raise $500M via senior unsecured notes
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) HCL America Inc, a wholly owned step-down subsidiary of HCL Technologies plans to raise $500 million by issuing fixed rate, senior unsecured notes.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
$67.54B: India's total FDI inflow in April-Dec 2020
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) India attracted total FDI inflow of $67.54 billion during April to December 2020, Centre said on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Brunei reports 1 new imported Covid-19 case
Bandar Seri Begawan, March 4 (IANS) Brunei reported one new imported case of Covid-19 on Thursday, bringing the national tally to 188.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Brunei Darussalam,Health/Medicine
Thailand reports 54 new Covid-19 cases, one more fatality
Bangkok, March 4 (IANS) Thailand on Thursday confirmed 54 new Covid-19 cases, mostly domestic, and one more fatality, according to a report from the Center for the Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).
2021-03-04
Category: International, Thailand,Health/Medicine
4 IS militants killed in airstrike in Iraq
Baghdad, March 4 (IANS) Four militants of the extremist Islamic State (IS) group were killed on Wednesday in an airstrike in Iraq's eastern province of Diyala, a provincial police source said.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Iraq,Terrorism
IndiGo to commence ops to Bareilly from April
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) To strengthen its regional reach airline major IndiGo will commence operations to Bareilly from April.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India wearables market grows 144.3% in 2020: IDC
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Driven by record shipments of hearables and watches, the India wearables market posted 144.3 per cent year-over-year (YoY) growth in 2020, exiting the year with 36.4 million unit shipments, industry tracker International Data Corporation (IDC) said on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
B'luru tops ease of living index, Indore best municipality
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Known as the centre of India's high-tech industry, Bengaluru has emerged as the top performer among the cities with more than one million population in ease of living category while famous tourist city Shimla ranked the highest in less than one million population.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
US, China should cooperate now to combat Covid-19: Scholars
Washington, March 4 (IANS) The US and China should cooperate immediately to stop the Covid-19 pandemic, two researchers with a Washington DC-based think tank have said.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
4th Test: Pope sees Eng through to tea (Ld)
Ahmedabad, March 4 (IANS) Ben Stokes and Ollie Pope led the England resistance as the visitors went into tea at 144/5 on Day 1 of their fourth Test against India at the Narendra Modi Stadium here on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Concerned about your friend's drug use? This app may help
New York, March 4 (IANS) Researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign are developing a new smartphone app that may help teach young adults how to talk to a peer if they are concerned about that person's drinking or drug use.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,Technology,Health/Medicine
BJP, AINR-Congress rift may play spoilsport in Puducherry for NDA
Chennai, March 4 (IANS) Even as the BJP is going full throttle to capture power in Puducherry, there is a road block in front of it. Former Chief minister of Puducherry, N Rangaswamy who has floated the AINR Congress, is sulking over the public statement made by the Union home minister Amit Shah that Pudcherry will have a BJP Chief minister, during a programme last week.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Rahul Dasgupta, Wajahat Rather to showcase 'INIFD Presents GenNext' at FDCI x Lakme Fashion Week
New Delhi, March 4 (IANSlife) The 31st batch of the coveted talent discovery program ? GenNext, has chosen designers Label Rahul Dasgupta by Rahul Dasgupta and Raffughar by Wajahat Rather through a virtual jury to present their creations at 'INIFD presents GenNext an eagerly awaited show at the joint fashion week being organized by Lakme, RISE Worldwide (formerly IMG Reliance); and Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), scheduled to be held between 16th to 21st March 2021.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Lifestyle/Fashion,IANS Life
Redmi Note 10 Series with quad rear cameras launched
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Redmi on Thursday refreshed its Note-series with three new smartphones -- the Redmi Note 10, the Redmi Note 10 Pro, and Redmi Note 10 Pro Max.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
3,000 kg ganja worth Rs 80 lakh seized in Andhra Pradesh
Chodawaram (Andhra Pradesh), March 4 (IANS) Police seized more than 3,000 kg marijuana worth Rs 80 lakh at Chodwaram in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district.
2021-03-04
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Awaiting Centre's directions to ramp-up vax points: Kejriwal
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Thursday that the UT government will increase vaccination sites after receiving directions from the Centre.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Thank you sister: Sitharaman after Covid jab
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman received the first dose of her Covid vaccine at a private hospital here on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
WhatsApp introduces one on one calling from Desktop app
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) WhatsApp on Thursday announced that private and secure one-to-one voice and video calls are now available on the desktop app for Windows and Apple Mac devices.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Reliance Power, JERA to launch gas-fired project in Bangladesh
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Reliance Power Limited ("Reliance Power") and JERA Co. Inc. ("JERA"), through their joint venture project company, are developing a new gas-fired power generation project in Bangladesh. The project company has achieved financial closure for the project with a group of lenders that includes Japan Bank for International Cooperation ("JBIC") & Asian Development Bank ("ADB") and all requisite conditions for availing drawdown under the loan agreements have been satisfied.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ex-PM Manmohan Singh & wife take Covid vax at AIIMS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife received Covid vaccine at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Thursday, officials informed IANS.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
4th Test: Stokes, Pope lead England resistance (Tea)
Ahmedabad, March 4 (IANS) Ben Stokes and Ollie Pope led the England resistance as the visitors went into tea at 144/5 on Day 1 of their fourth Test against India at the Narendra Modi Stadium here on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
PSBs' bad loan formation to moderate going forward: Morgan Stanley
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) The balance sheets of public sector banks (PSB) in India have improved and bad loan formation should moderate going forward, said a report by Morgan Stanley.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Yuvraj, Gibbs welcome Pollard to six sixes club
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Former batsmen Yuvraj Singh and Herschelle Gibbs on Thursday congratulated West Indies captain Kieron Pollard on hitting six sixes in an over. Pollard became the third to achieve the feat in an international match after Yuvraj and Gibbs, in West Indies' first T20I against Sri Lanka on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Champion industry, aluminium, looks for 5% RoDTEP rate to boost exports
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Ministry of Finance announced implementation of RoDTEP Scheme and extending benefit to all export goods with effect from April 1, 2021. This announcement is a huge relief for exporters post withdrawal of the MEIS and will provide much needed impetus to boost Indian exports.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
YSRCP claims 'unanimous local ward wins' ahead of results
Amaravati, March 4 (IANS) Following a stellar show in the recent panchayat elections, the ruling Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) leaders have started claiming unanimous wins in majority of the ward and division elections in the urban local bodies polls with the polling process yet to be completed.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Delhi HC notice to vaccine makers, govt, on jab for judicial staff
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) : The Delhi High Court on Thursday issued notice to the Central, Delhi Government and two vaccine manufactures on a suo motu public interest litigation concerning Covid-19 vaccination of judges, court staff and lawyers on priority.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Instagram unveils new stickers to celebrate women's day
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform Instagram on Thursday released a new set of stickers ahead of the International Women's Day 2021 -- celebrated on March 8.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Kerala HC stays all back door appointments
Kochi, March 4 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Thursday directed all the appointments, regularising all those who have completed 10 years in semi-government and other such bodies, to be stayed.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Indian expat from Sharjah wins Rs 24 cr in Big Ticket draw
Dubai, March 4 (IANS) Indian expat Shivamurthy Krishnappa, living in Sharjah, is the latest Dh12 million (around Rs 24 crore) ticket winner.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Human Interest/Society
Kejriwal takes Covid vax along with parents
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal received his first dose of Covid-19 vaccine along with his parents at Lok Nayak Hospital on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Eijaz Khan to Pavitra Punia: 'I love you one million'
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Bigg Boss 14 star Eijaz Khan shared a cosy picture with girlfriend and show housemate Pavitra Punia on Twitter on Thursday. The two met on the show and started dating soon afterwards.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
MP: 3 govt presses closed, panel to decide fate of staff
Bhopal, March 4 (IANS) The process to shut down three government-run printing presses in Madhya Pradesh has begun following an official order. A three-member committee will take a decision about the employees working in these three units.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Man held for making hoax bomb call for Taj Mahal (Ld)
Agra, March 4 (IANS) The Agra police have arrested the man who made a hoax call on Thursday morning claiming that there was a bomb in the Taj Mahal.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Friends Reunion' to start shoot within a month: David Schwimmer
Los Angeles, March 4 (IANS) American actor David Schwimmer on Wednesday revealed that the highly awaited Friends Reunion Special will start filming "in little over a month".
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sony announces 6 PlayStation VR games
San Francisco, March 4 (IANS) Sony has announced a new slate of PlayStation VR games for later this year that includes a virtual reality adaptation of Doom 3, as well as titles from a few successful VR studios.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
NASA's Perseverance Mars rover deploys wind sensor
Washington, March 4 (IANS) NASA's Perseverance rover which landed on Mars on February 18 has now deployed its wind sensor, part of the rover's weather station, which is called the Mars Environmental Dynamics Analyzer (MEDA).
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
SC: Porn content on OTT platforms, 'need screening'
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed displeasure on streaming of films on web platforms without any prior screening of the content and also cited some films having pornographic content.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Cinema/Showbiz
realme GT 5G with Snapdragon 888 SoC announced
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Smartphone-maker realme on Thursday officially released 'realme GT 5G' as the company's first performance flagship in 2021 during the "Full-speed Ahead" launch event; aiming for a breakthrough in the mid-to-high-end smartphone market.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
AIADMK skeptical of Sasikala's decision to quit politics
Chennai, March 4 (IANS) The AIADMK leadership is skeptical about the sudden decision of V.K. Sasikala to quit from active politics.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Nepal Maoist's rebel faction to join mainstream politics
Kathmandu, March 4 (IANS) A splinter faction of the former rebellion Maoist party, which was underground for 'armed struggle' since 2014 agreed to join mainstream politics on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Nepal,National
Raya And The Last Dragon (IANS Review; Rating: * * *)
Raya And The Last Dragon; Voice Cast: Kelly Marie Tran, Awkwafina, Gemma Chan, Daniel Dae Kim, Sandra Oh, Benedict Wong, Izaac Wang, Thalia Tran; Direction: Don Hall and Carlos Lopez Estrada; Rating: * * * (three stars)
2021-03-04
Category: International, Mongolia,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mongolia prepares to reopen air border from May 1
Ulan Bator, March 4 (IANS) Mongolia is planning to reopen its air border from May 1 to resume international passenger flights, according to the country's government press office.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Mongolia,Health/Medicine
Stalemate continues over seat-sharing between Cong, DMK
New Delhi/Chennai, March 4 (IANS) After the DMK finalised its seat sharing with the IUML and other smaller parties, there is still no clarity on its arrangement with the Congress as both the parties declined to comment on the recent parleys between them.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
3 Jharkhand cops killed in Maoist attack
Ranchi, March 4 (IANS) Three Jharkhand Police personnel were killed and two others injured, including one from CRPF, as an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) went off in West Singhbum district on Thursday morning.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Bihar,National,Terrorism
Budget Session in UP cut short
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) The Budget Session of the Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Sabha was wrapped up abruptly on Thursday, six days ahead of the schedule, and all departmental Budgets were passed together.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Uddhav compared with Rahul Gandhi, inciting Owaisi
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) A day after his thundering speech in the Maharashtra Assembly, a Bharatiya Janata Party leader compared Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, while a Congressman claimed it would serve to incite AIMIM leader Asasuddin Owaisi, here on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
TV star Sara Khan to star in satirical comedy film
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Actress Sara Khan will soon be seen in satirical comedy titled Camp Decent. The film will try showcasing how society often looks at working women as well as talk about adult content on OTT.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Dharmendra reiterates request for OBC quota in Odisha
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday reiterated his request to the Odisha government to implement reservation for Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in government jobs and educational institutions, and for Socially Educationally Backward Classes (SEBCs) in educational institutions in the state.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Security threat to court: Advocate writes to Delhi HC CJ
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A letter has been written to the Delhi High Court Chief Justice D.N. Patel highlighting severe security threat to life and property of lawyers and judges of a district court in the heart of the national capital due to the defunct CCTV cameras.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Varun Dhawan, Kriti Sanon meet Arunachal CM
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Bollywood stars Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon met Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu  before commencing the shoot for their new horror comedy "Bhediya", along with the films unit.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Covid panic in Nalanda hospital after student dies
Patna, March 4 (IANS) After the death of a final year student of Nalanda Medical College and Hospital (NMCH), the students of first year demanded cancellation of their ongoing examination.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Bihar,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Ravi Kishan: Drugs and sexual abuse are interconnected
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Actor-politician Ravi Kishan will soon anchor the crime-based non-fiction show Mauka-E-Vardaat, and he says the issues of drug abuse and crime against women are somewhere interconnected, and the youth of the nation suffers the most owing to these transgressions.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Barca come from 2 goals down to reach cup final
Barcelona, March 4 (IANS) FC Barcelona overcame a 2-0 first-leg deficit to book their place in the final of Spain's Copa del Rey knockout competition with a 3-0 win over Sevilla after an enthralling and controversial game at the Camp Nou.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Cong screening panels meet to shortlist candidates
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The screening committees of the Congress continued their meetings on Thursday to shortlist candidates for the upcoming Assembly polls in Assam, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Intel fined $2B over patent infringement
San Francisco, March 4 (IANS) A court in the US ordered chip-making giant Intel to pay nearly $2.18 billion to VLSI Technology, an affiliate of SoftBank-owned Fortress Investment Group, for alleged infringement of two patents.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Pak sees over 75 Covid deaths in a day after 3 months
Islamabad, March 4 (IANS) Pakistan reported the current year's highest number of deaths from Covid-19 in a single day as the total casualty figure surpassed 13,000.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Noida gets Addverb's Rs 75 cr robot-making facility (Ld)
Noida, March 4 (IANS) Automation and robotics firm Addverb Technologies has inaugurated its Rs 75 crore manufacturing facility in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, that will employ 450 people and enable rapid innovation, adaption, optimisation and agile delivery of made-to-order robotics.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Technology
WhatsApp working on new self-destructing images feature
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Instant messaging app WhatsApp is reportedly rolling out a new feature that would allow the receiver to only view images once, without the ability to save them to their device.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
SC stays HC ruling on Goa municipal polls
Panaji, March 4 (IANS) The BJP in Goa on Thursday welcomed the order of the Supreme Court of India, staying a March 2 order of the Bombay High Court bench in Panaji, which had postponed polls in five municipal councils.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Goa,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
OPPO to make 5G more affordable for masses in India
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Smartphone brand OPPO, which is making nearly 60 lakh devices a month with over 10,000 employees during peak season at its manufacturing facility in Greater Noida, said on Thursday that it will continue to invest and lay the foundation for an affordable 5G line-up for the masses in the country.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Meghan accuses royals of 'perpetuating falsehoods'
London, March 4 (IANS) The Duchess of Sussex has said that she is not afraid of the consequences of speaking out in her and Prince Harry's interview with Oprah Winfrey.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Shah, Nadda meet WB leaders to shortlist candidates
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Initial discussion to shortlist names of the party candidates for the upcoming West Bengal Assembly polls started at BJP chief J.P. Nadda' residence on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Talks with Naga rebels 'back on track'
Kolkata, March 4 (IANS) The National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Issac-Muivah) has said their talks with the Centre is back on track, despite what they described as 'reckless statements' by Nagaland Governor R.N. Ravi.
2021-03-04
Category: India, West Bengal,National
4th Test: England reduced to 74/3 at lunch (Ld)
Ahmedabad, March 4 (IANS) Axar Patel took two wickets while Mohammed Siraj dismissed England captain Joe Root as India reduced the visitors to 74/3 in the first session on Day 1 of the fourth Test at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Trusted support may help teens battle depression
New York, March 4 (IANS) Learning about their health through a trusted source may help teens take better care of themselves, leading to less depressive symptoms, says a new study.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Shut briefly over hoax bomb call, Taj reopens
Agra, March 4 (IANS) The Taj Mahal was briefly shut and tourists evacuated on Thursday morning after the Uttar Pradesh Police received a call about a bomb at the monument. It turned out to be a hoax, police said.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Banks need to drastically re-skill, reform for new normal' (Book Review)
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) To hire the skilled or to re-skill? This is one of the crucial questions the banking industry prepares for in the 'new normal in a post-pandemic world.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National
Brazil sees record high Covid-19 deaths two days in a row
Rio de Janerio, March 4 (IANS) Brazil on Wednesday saw record high daily deaths from the Covid-19 for the second day in a row, registering 1,910 deaths in 24 hours and bringing the national death toll to 259,271.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Brazil,Health/Medicine
Ethiopia reports 1,161 new Covid-19 cases
Addis Ababa, March 4 (IANS) Ethiopia registered 1,161 new Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally to 161,974 as of Wednesday evening, the country's Ministry of Health said.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
Leipzig reach German Cup semis, beat Wolfsburg 2-0
Leipzig, March 4 (IANS) Leipzig secured a berth for themselves in the German Cup semi-finals after recording a 2-0 win over Wolfsburg.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
'Metroman' Sreedharan begins political innings
Kochi, March 4 (IANS) Thursday will be the last working day in a glittering and distinguished engineering career of one of country's greatest, for E.Sreedharan on the day will also mark his new beginning in a completely different arena -- politics.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Milan survive home scare, hold Udinese to 1-1 draw
Milan, March 4 (IANS) Franck Kessie's late penalty saved AC Milan from a home defeat in Serie A, as the Rossoneri drew with Udinese 1-1. Milan have managed just one win in its last three matches and needed another to keep pace on the table.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Buckingham Palace to investigate claims Meghan bullied staff
London, March 4 (IANS) Buckingham Palace has said it will investigate claims the Duchess of Sussex bullied royal staff, adding that it was "very concerned" by the allegations.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Regional biggies go multilingual for better reach with new films
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Top superstars of regional cinema have a new formula to reach out to a pan-Indian audience. While earlier, films would be made in one language and then dubbed in other languages including Hindi, big names of regional cinema -- particularly the South -- are going for escalated production cost and shooting in multiple languages, sometimes even different co-actors to make in different markets.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Telly theory: Saas, Bahu and new twists
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Gone are the times when women on the small screen were limited to playing homely bahus or green-eyed vamps. There is a host of strong characters emerging that make a difference. These a real women who battle real issues including pregnancy woes, husband worries, and son problems, and yet staying within the broader purview of the saas-bahu saga.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Lockdown tax relief for NRIs, foreigners overstaying in FY21
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Central Board of Direct Taxes will provide relief to NRIs, foreign visitors facing double taxation for overstaying in India due to lockdown and suspension of international flights during current financial year (FY21).
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
JGLS ranked as the 76th best law school in the world
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) of O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) is now ranked 76 out of all law schools globally in the QS World University Rankings by Subject (Law) 2021. This makes JGLS the number one law school in India once again, and the only Indian Law School to be ranked this year.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Addverb inaugurates Rs 74 cr robot-making facility in Noida
Noida, March 4 (IANS) Automation and robotics firm Addverb Technologies has inaugurated its Rs 75 crore manufacturing facility in Noida, Uttar Pradesh, that will employ 450 people.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy,Technology
You played 'Narad' to block Reliance-Future deal: FMCG distributors to Bezos
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) All India Consumer Products Distributors Federation has written to Jeff Bezos, Chairman and CEO, Amazon that he decided to play 'Narad' to block the Reliance-Future deal.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
4th Test: Patel takes 2 as England reduced to 74/3 (Lunch)
Ahmedabad, March 4 (IANS) Axar Patel took two wickets while Mohammed Siraj dismissed England captain Joe Root as India reduced the visitors to 74/3 in the first session on Day 1 of the fourth Test at the Narendra Modi Stadium on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
No change in petrol, diesel prices for 5th day
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Consumers have been spared of another increase in fuel prices with oil marketing companies deciding to keep petrol and diesel rates static for fifth consecutive day on the back of stability seen in international oil markets.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
UK to fund study on 3rd dose of Covid-19 vaccine
London, March 4 (IANS) The British government will fund what it believes to be the world's first study assessing the effectiveness of a third dose of vaccine to combat Covid-19, the UK Budget revealed on Wednesday.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Govt offloading of PSU means loss of public money: Sonia
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Thursday lashed out at the Centre over its disinvestment policy, alleging that the 'fire sale of assets is to help the crony capitalists close to the government'.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mongolia reports 44 more Covid-19 cases, 55 recoveries
Ulan Bator, March 4 (IANS) Mongolia reported 44 new locally transmitted Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, taking its nationwide tally to 3,076, the country's National Center for Communicable Diseases (NCCD) said on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Mongolia,Health/Medicine
50% Nifty stocks trade at premium to historical averages
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) As the Indian stock market has largely been on bull run amid the pandemic, around half of the Nifty stocks are trading at a premium to their historical averages.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Handling loneliness in elderly community
New Delhi, March 4 (IANSlife) Loneliness is a global phenomenon. As per a report, in the USA, more than one-third of adults above 45 years of age feel lonely, and nearly one-fourth of the elderly above 65 years are considered to be socially isolated. In India, over 40 million elderlies are aged 70 years and above. As the population in India ages, more and more seniors will be at risk for concerns related to mental health and social well being, believes Neha Sinha, Dementia Specialist and CEO and Co-Founder of Epoch Elder Care.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Rediscovered Amrita Sher-Gil painting heads to auction
New Delhi, March 4 (IANSlife) An important rediscovered portrait by celebrated Indian artist Amrita Sher-Gil of her close friend and French art critic Denyse Proutau is estimated to go under the hammer for a price between $1.8-2.8 million (approximately Rs 13.1 crore to Rs 20.4 crore) at a Christie's New York auction on March 17.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Book covers can make or break the deal: Ahlawat Gunjan
New Delhi, March 4 (IANSlife) A book cover is a reader's very first interaction with the book, and can make or break the deal, says well-known graphic designer Ahlawat Gunjan who was recently awarded the sixth Oxford Bookstore Book Cover Prize.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
1-day rise of 17.4K Covid cases, highest in 8 weeks
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Fresh Covid-19 cases are showing a worrying trend over the last two weeks. Single-day rise of 17,407 new cases reported in the last 24 hours pushed India's tally to 1,11,56,923 on Thursday, while 89 fatalities recorded in the same duration mounted the death toll to 1,57,435, the Union Health Ministry informed.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Designer Valaya, Ruth E. Carter join hands for 'Coming 2 America'
New Delhi, March 4 (IANSlife) A prequel of 'Coming to America' which released in 1988 and won hearts globally, releases worldwide on the 5th of March, 2021 on streaming platform, Amazon.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Anamika Khanna to open FDCI x Lakme Fashion Week
New Delhi, March 4 (IANSlife) Anamika Khanna is set to present her latest collection 'Timeless the World' on March 16 at the opening showcase at joint fashion week Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) being organised by Lakme & RISE Worldwide (formerly IMG Reliance); and Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI).
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Biden issues high alert on China; vows to deepen India partnership (Ld)
New York, March 4 (IANS) Issuing a high alert about the growing dangers to the international system from China, President Joe Biden has called for building alliances with like-minded countries and said the US will deepen its ties with India.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
China's Hebei clears all Covid-19 cases
Beijing, March 4 (IANS) China's Hebei Province, hit by a recent Covid-19 resurgence, on Wednesday saw its last five confirmed cases discharged from hospitals.
2021-03-04
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Mass movements still occurring in Uttarakhand: Scientists
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) High resolution satellite imagery indicates that mass movement activities are still occurring where the rock and ice collapsed that led to a disaster in Uttarakhand last month, as per latest observations of national and international scientists.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Myanmar's 'Black Wednesday' stirs global reactions
Kolkata, March 4 (IANS) Britain has called for an urgent United Nations Security Council meeting on Friday to discuss the fast-worsening situation in Myanmar after at least 38 protesters were killed in firing by security forces on Wednesday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Caller on BBC show abuses PM Modi's mother
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a caller on a BBC show used derogatory remarks against Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his mother, sparking an outrage in India. The BBC later apologised later.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National
No Antony-Chandy-Chennithala, in Kerala last word is KC Venugopal's
Thiruvananthapuram, March 4 (IANS) Gone are the days when top Congress leaders like A.K. Antony, Oommen Chandy and Ramesh Chennithala held sway over the party affairs in Kerala, the last word comes from K.C.Venugopal in Kerala.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Opposition asks Imran to resign with honour
Islamabad, March 4 (IANS) Causing a blow to the ruling alliance headed by the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) in the Senate elections from Islamabad, an upbeat opposition on Wednesday asked Prime Minister Imran Khan "to resign in an honourable way" after the defeat of the government's candidate Abdul Hafeez Shaikh at the hands of Pakistan Democra­tic Movement (PDM) candidate Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Amit Mishra: Bollywood success opens doors for indie collaborations
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Singer Amit Mishra is on a roll in the indie scene. He has had three independent songs released. The Bulleya-famed singer says his Bollywood success has helped him grow as an independent artiste. His new song Ashiq tera releases on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Gurugram: Driver fined Rs 5K fine for spreading garbage
Gurugram, March 4 (IANS) A team of the Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) imposed a fine of Rs 5,000 on a car driver identified as Rajat Singh over dumping garbage in the Sector-29 area here, officials said on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Clinical studies find mustard oil may be best for your heart: Experts
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) If you want to achieve good health amid the pandemic, choosing the right oil should be the foremost step as Covid-19 is an inflammatory disease and we should, therefore, focus more on anti-inflammatory diets and the right cooking oil, top health experts have said.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine
Samsung joins AI provider Kakao on smart home biz
Seoul, March 4 (IANS) Samsung Electronics has signed a partnership with artificial intelligence (AI) solutions provider Kakao Enterprise Corp. to boost its smart home business.
2021-03-04
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Razorpay announces ESOP buyback of Rs 73 crore for 750 workers
Bengaluru, March 4 (IANS) FinTech unicorn Razorpay on Thursday announced its third employee stock ownership plan (ESOP) Buyback programme worth Rs 73 Crore for its 750 employees.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Assembly polls: BJP likely to finalise 1st list
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party's Central Election Committee (CEC) will meet on Thursday to finalise the first list of party candidates for the Assembly polls in the four states and one union territory. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to attend the CEC meeting.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Dead blackbuck found in UP dist, 3 booked
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), March 4 (IANS) A blackbuck, also known as the Indian antelope, was killed allegedly by three people after they found it grazing on their agriculture fields in Bhojipura area in Bareilly district.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Zoom up after hours-long outage hits services
San Francisco, March 4 (IANS) Video collaboration and chat platform Zoom said it recovered from an outage where some users were unable to join meetings on its platform.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Minimum temperatures improve in J&K, Ladakh
Srinagar, March 4 (IANS) The rising trend of minimum and maximum temperatures continued in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh on Thursday as the meteorological (MET) office forecast rain and snow on Sunday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Monster Hunter' shoot tested Milla Jovovich's patience (Ld)
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Filmmaker Paul WS Anderson and his wife, Hollywood star Milla Jovovich, have collaborated several times on his films, notably the "Resident Evil" franchise, but it was their latest release "Monster Hunter" that tested the actress's patience.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Record group meet transcriptions with new Microsoft app
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Microsoft has unveiled a unique app called Group Transcribe that lets people capture real-time collective meeting transcriptions using their smartphones, including in Hindi.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Surge in active Covid cases in Telangana
Hyderabad, March 4 (IANS) The number of active Covid cases in Telangana continues to be on rise as the state recorded fewer recoveries than the new infections during the last 24 hours.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Google says won't track users as they browse web
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) It a bid to create a privacy-first web experience for billions of its users, Google has explicitly said that once third-party cookies are phased out from its platforms, it will not build alternate identifiers to track individuals as they browse across the web, nor will use them in its products.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Shreya Ghoshal announces pregnancy
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Singer Shreya Ghoshal took to Instagram on Thursday to share the news of her pregnancy with fans. The singer posted a picture of herself flaunting a baby bump.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Raj crowd goes berserk to catch glimpse of Dhoni
Jaipur, March 4 (IANS) Former India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni might have retired from international cricket, but his craze among fans remains constant.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Cricket
1st T20I: Pollard's 6 sixes in an over takes Windies to win
Antigua, March 4 (IANS) Kieron Pollard smashed six sixes in an over off Sri Lanka's Akila Dananjaya, who had picked a hat-trick only in the previous over, as West Indies won the first T20I by four wickets at the Coolidge Cricket Ground on Thursday. Chasing a target of 132, Pollard's rampage in the sixth over helped the West Indies reach 134/6 in 13.1 overs.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Cricket
Inter-faith couple in UP attempts suicide
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) An interfaith couple attempted suicide by consuming an overdose of sleeping pills, after the man was accused of luring the woman under the new anti-conversion law.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US says China is a threat to the world order
Washington/New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) In line with the previous government's China policy, the Biden administration has announced that the US will support China's neighbours, Taiwan and human rights in Hong Kong, Xinjiang and Tibet.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,Politics
4th Test: England look to score before spin begins (Ld)
Ahmedabad, March 4 (IANS) England won the toss and chose to bat on Thursday ahead of the fourth Test against India at the Narendra Modi Stadium. The visitors are trailing the series 2-1 and are looking to draw level while India are looking to avoid defeat and qualify for the World Test Championship final.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Netflix launches TikTok-rival 'Fast Laughs' for mobile users
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Leading video streaming platform Netflix has launched a TikTok-rival called Fast Laughs that gives mobile users an instant, full-screen feed of funny clips from its huge comedy catalog.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Market in red, Sensex falls nearly 800 points
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices traded deep in the red on Thursday morning with the BSE Sensex falling nearly 800 points.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
New studies suggest Covid-19 evolves naturally: Report
New York, March 4 (IANS) New studies have suggested that Covid-19 evolved naturally and is far more widespread than previously believed, a media report said.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Apple lets users to transfer iCloud images to Google Photos
San Francisco, March 4 (IANS) Apple has finally allowed iPhone users in select countries to transfer their images and videos from iCloud library to Google Photos, and the content transfer will take between three days to a week.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Men involved in UP jailer's murder killed
Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh), March 4 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF) has shot dead in an encounter in Prayagraj district two criminals allegedly involved in the 2013 murder of a then deputy jailer.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SpaceX lands Starship prototype, and then it explodes
San Francisco, March 4 (IANS) Elon Musk-run SpaceX managed to land its next generation heavy-lift rocket Starship for the first time but it exploded minutes later on the launching pad at a US facility.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Costa Rica,Science/Tech
Ayodhya Temple trust purchases more land
Ayodhya, March 4 (IANS) The Ram Janmabhoomi Teerth Kshetra Trust has purchased an additional 7,285 square feet land, adjacent to the proposed complex.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Ban on jeans, T-shirts for UP govt employees
Sambhal (Uttar Pradesh), March 4 (IANS) Imposition of dress code banning informal wear by government officials in Sambhal district of Uttar Pradesh has kicked up a controversy.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Unemployment rate dips in UP: CMIE
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government recently achieved another feat by bringing down the unemployment rate to 4.1 per cent in February this year as per a report of the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE).
2021-03-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Samsung sets new download speed record with 5G-4G LTE
Seoul, March 4 (IANS) Samsung Electronics said on Thursday it achieved the industry's fastest download speed with an advanced telecommunications technology using both 5G and 4G LTE base stations.
2021-03-04
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Ties with India 'global strategic partnership,' not 'zero sum game' with Pak: US
New York, March 4 (IANS) While describing the US engagement with India as a "global comprehensive strategic partnership," the State Department has reiterated Washington's policy of a de-hyphenated relationship with India and Pakistan saying it is "not a zero-sum."
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,Politics
4th Test: England choose to bat first (Toss)
Ahmedabad, March 4 (IANS) England won the toss and chose to bat on Thursday ahead of the fourth Test against India at the Narendra Modi Stadium. The visitors are trailing the series 2-1 and are looking to draw level while India are looking to avoid defeat and qualify for the World Test Championship final.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Paul WS Anderson shares wife Milla Jovovich's reaction on 'Monster Hunter' shoot
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Filmmaker Paul WS Anderson and his wife, Hollywood star Milla Jovovich, have collaborated several times on his films, notably the "Resident Evil" franchise, but it was their latest release "Monster Hunter" that tested the actress's patience.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 115.1 mn
Washington, March 4 (IANS) The total number of global Covid-19 cases has topped 115.1 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 2.55 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Art comes alive again post lockdown
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) After a long lull post the lockdown, the capital witnessed a major exhibition opening on Wednesday titled 'On | Site' at Bikaner House.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National
Peace process in South Sudan remains fragile despite progress: UN envoy
United Nations, March 4 (IANS) The peace process in South Sudan remains extremely fragile despite some progress in the past four years, said David Shearer, the outgoing top UN envoy for South Sudan.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,Politics
US ramps up COVID-19 vaccination efforts
Washington, March 4 (IANS) With a third Covid-19 vaccine now authorized for emergency use, US states are ramping up vaccination efforts to curb coronavirus transmission and the spread of variants.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Ex-child stars and perils of early fame
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Rivkah Reyes, who rose to stardom as a child star portraying Katie in the 2003 hit, "The School Of Rock", has joined the list of former child stars who have spoken up about navigating their teenage years through the darker side of harsh spotlight, often being sexualised by fans and the media alike.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
US Capitol on alert over 'possible plot' for March 4 attack
Washington, March 4 (IANS) US Capitol Police said that it has learned of a "possible plot to breach the Capitol" by a militia group driven by a conspiracy theory suggesting former President Donald Trump would return to power on March 4.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,Politics
San Francisco mayor announces new initiative for small business recovery
San Francisco, March 4 (IANS) San Francisco Mayor London Breed announced the launch of a new initiative to promote small business economic recovery and community vibrancy in the city.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Costa Rica,Health/Medicine,Politics
70,000 Covid deaths reported in Spain, over 4 mn vaccine doses administered
Madrid, March 4 (IANS) Spain's total Covid-19 deaths surpassed 70,000 on Wednesday after the Ministry of Health reported that 446 people had lost their lives to the virus in the past 24 hours.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Spain,Health/Medicine
UN helps deliver Covid-19 vaccines to Africa
United Nations, March 4 (IANS) The United Nations has delivered million of doses of Covid-19 vaccines to Africa through COVAX, the global tool to procure and deliver vaccines for low- and middle-income countries, said a spokesman.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Vaani Kapoor: Want to build something in health and nutrition space
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Actress Vaani Kapoor said that she wants to build something of her own in the health and nutrition space in future.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Man walks to police station with daughter's severed head
Hardoi, March 4 (IANS) In yet another horrendous incident, a man beheaded his 17-year-old daughter and reached the police station with her severed head.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid cases rise in Greece again
Athens, March 4 (IANS) Greek officials activated an emergency plan to support the healthcare system in the country -- and in the Attica region particularly -- in response to a steep spike in confirmed Covid-19 cases.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Greece,Health/Medicine
Covid-19 infections rise again in France
Paris, March 4 (IANS) A total of 3,810,316 people in France have been diagnosed with Covid-19 after 26,788 positive cases were confirmed in the past 24 hours, the biggest daily increase since February 24, official figures showed.
2021-03-04
Category: International, France,Health/Medicine
Cheyenne Jackson no longer craves alcohol
Los Angeles, March 4 (IANS) Actor Cheyenne Jackson has revealed that staying off alcohol during lockdown required effort but his life is better off without it.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ghana begins mass vaccination program against Covid-19
Accra, March 4 (IANS) The government of Ghana has rolled out a program to commence the mass vaccination of people living in some 43 epicenter-districts in the Greater Accra, Ashanti and Central regions against the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Ghana,Health/Medicine
Britney Spears' dad says his decisions are in her best interest
Los Angeles, March 4 (IANS) Britney Spears' dad Jamie insists every decision he makes is in the singer's best interest.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
UK study to test Covid-19 vaccine efficacy in people with low immunity
London, March 4 (IANS) A new study will be launched in Britain to research the efficacy of coronavirus vaccines in people with low immunity due to health conditions, including cancer, local media reported.
2021-03-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
4 acre land to Sri M reveals secret pact between CPI-M, RSS: Cong
Thiruvananthapuram, March 4 (IANS) The Congress-led UDF expressed concern on the way Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan government decided to give four acres of land in the capital city to the Satsang Foundation, founded by Sri M.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Russia logs 10,535 new Covid-19 cases
Moscow, March 4 (IANS) Russia registered 10,535 more Covid-19 cases over the past 24 hours, roughly the same as a day earlier, the country's Covid-19 response centre said.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Russian Federation,Health/Medicine
Pinarayi Vijayan writes to CEC over ED's violation of rules (Ld)
Thiruvananathapuram, March 4 (IANS) Hours after State Finance Minister Thomas Issac on Wednesday went hammer and tongs against Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan shot off a letter to the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) that the model code of conduct which is in force is being torpedoed at the instance of some Union Ministers.
2021-03-04
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
Step father, relatives throw children in canal, held
Gurugram, March 4 (IANS) A step father, reportedly facing severe financial problems and a domestic dispute, threw his children and wife into a canal in Uttar Pradesh (UP) on February 27 resulting in the deaths of two children while his wife was saved by passersby, the police said on Wednesday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Africa's confirmed Covid-19 cases pass 3.91 mn
Addis Ababa, March 4 (IANS) The number of confirmed Covid-19 cases in Africa reached 3,914,044, the Africa Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) said.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Ethiopia,Health/Medicine
K'taka to have exclusive company handle garbage collection
Bengaluru, March 4 (IANS) Karnataka cabinet on Wednesday decided to set up a state run company - Bengaluru Solid Waste Management Limited - to handle the city's garbage disposal problem, Law and Parliamentary affairs Minister Basvaraj Bommai said.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
People in Delhi rejected BJP for corruption: AAP
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) After winning four out of five municipal seats in Delhi's civic bodies' bypolls on Wednesday, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) attacked MCD ruling Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) which failed to secure even a single seat. The AAP slammed the BJP saying that the people of Delhi were fed up with rampant corruption in civic agencies in the city under its 15 years rule.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Turkish businesses welcome easing of Covid-19 restrictions
Ankara, March 4 (IANS) In Turkey's capital city Ankara, there is a glimmer of hope among businesses following the partial easing of months-long coronavirus restrictions.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Turkey,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Delhi HC finds weight in claim of Bar Council
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday observed that there is weight in the claim made by the Bar Council of Delhi for declaring all persons associated with the judicial functioning, which includes the Judges, the Court Staff and the lawyers as frontline workers.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ace boxer Mary Kom enters 51kg semis, ensures medal
Castellon (Spain), March 4 (IANS) In her first match in a year, six-time world champion MC Mary Kom beat GiordanaSorrentino of Italy to reach the women's 51kg semi-finals and ensure a medal at the Boxam Elite International tournament here.
2021-03-04
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Other Sports
Ahead of polls, BJP reaching out to Christian community in Kerala
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Realising the importance of Christian voters ahead of the Assembly elections in Kerala, the BJP has started reaching out to the churches in the southern state.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Armed robbers strike in 3 Bihar districts, loot Rs 21L
Patna, March 4 (IANS) Armed robbers looted over Rs 21 lakh in three separate incidents in Bihar's Champaran, Samastipur and Begusarai districts, within a span of 48 hours.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid active cases cross 6,000-mark again in Karnataka
Bengaluru, March 4 (IANS) Maintaining its upward trend, active Covid cases crossed 6,000-mark across Karnataka again after weeks due to rise in new cases, said the state health bulletin on Wednesday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
How a farmhouse in Delhi turned 'graveyard' for stolen cars
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A farmhouse was rented in Delhi by a gang of thieves to dismantle stolen cars and later sell them in the spare parts market to wipe out all traces of car theft.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
3 member committee to study reservation demands in K'taka
Bengaluru, March 4 (IANS) Karnataka cabinet headed by Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa decided to constitute a high-level three member committee headed by a retired High Court Chief Justice to study the demands of various communities that are demanding reservations for respective communities in the state, Home, Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister Basavaraj Bommai said here.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Supporters of tainted K'taka minister pelt stones on busses
Belagavi (Karantaka), March 3 (IANS) Soon after the news of Karnataka Water Resources Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi stepping down over the sex CD scandal became public, his supporters went berserk across the Gokak town in Belagavi district -- home to the Jarkiholi family -- on Wednesday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Hockey Haryana gears up to host 11th Sub Junior Men's Nationals
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Hockey Haryana is gearing up to host the 11th Hockey India Sub Junior Men's National Championship from March 17 to 25 at the Rajiv Gandhi Mahavidyalaya, Uchana college grounds in Jind district.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Embarrassment for family, says tainted K'taka minister's brother
Belagavi, March 3 (IANS) Coming out in defence of his brother, Ramesh Jarakiholi, Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee working president Satish Jarakiholi on Wednesday felt that release of such CD was certainly an embarrassment for the family.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
South African women cricketers eager to start practice
Lucknow, March 3 (IANS) Hilton Moreeng, coach of the South African women's team, says his players are itching to get out of quarantine and start physically preparing for their series against India that begins here on Sunday.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Cricket
Govt working on reintroduction of Cheetah: Javadekar
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said that the government has been working on reintroduction of Cheetah in the country.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National
If pushed, I can do well at national marathon: Army's Rawat
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Army's marathon runner Nitendra Singh Rawat is aiming to go all out in this weekend's National Marathon race here as it is also a Tokyo Olympic qualification event.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Infosys, Accenture to pay for vaccination of their staff
Bengaluru, March 3 (IANS) Global software majors Infosys and Accenture on Wednesday said they would pay for the vaccination of their employees.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
RTI activist claims to have CDs of another K'taka minister
Bengaluru, March 3 (IANS) RTI activistDinesh Kallahalli, who shot to fame after releasing 'sensational sleaze CD' containing intimate relationship of former minister Ramesh Jarakiholi with a woman, on Wednesday claimed that he has CDs of three more persons including a minister and he plans to release it soon.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Gujarat local body poll results show people support farm reforms: Javadekar
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Reacting to the results of the recent Gujarat local body polls, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Wednesday that the victory of the BJP in the elections endorsed farmers' support for the agricultural reforms brought by the Union government through the new farm laws.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Match officials named for West indies-Sri Lanka series
St John's (Antigua), March 3 (IANS) Cricket West Indies (CWI), on behalf of the International Cricket Council (ICC), on Wednesday announced an all-West Indian team of match officials for the upcoming series against visitors Sri Lanka.
2021-03-03
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
Haryana Home Minister 'annoyed' over DGP's extension
Chandigarh, March 3 (IANS) In another "war of supremacy" between Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and his Home Minister Anil Vij, the latter has expressed 'annoyance' over granting extension to state police chief Manoj Yadava for one year.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Russia threatens to retaliate against US, EU sanctions
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Russia on Wednesday threatened to retaliate against the sanctions imposed on it by the US and the EU for allegedly poisoning an opposition leader.
2021-03-03
Category: International, India,Politics
Odisha, ICRISAT to work on natural resources management
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) Government of Odisha is collaborating with the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) to strengthen management of natural resources for the benefit of the state's Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups that are dependent on agriculture.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
2 women held at B'luru airport for smuggling foreign goods
Bengaluru, March 3 (IANS) Two women were arrested at the Bengaluru airport for allegedly smuggling in foreign goods, including iPhones, saffron, aromatic tobacco and cigars, an official said on Wednesday.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Obesity emerging as biggest killer of humankind
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) For over two decades, obesity has emerged into a bigger health crisis globally and in India, than hunger.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Terrorist hideout busted in Kashmir
Srinagar, March 3 (IANS) A terrorist hideout has been busted in a joint operation by the police, army and the CRPF at Awantipora in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, officials said.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
ED probes Franklin Templeton, its officials for money laundering (Ld)
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a case of money laundering against Franklin Templeton and its senior officials.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dinesh Kumar bags lemon and tent pegging gold
Greater Noida, March 3 (IANS) Dinesh Kumar from Assam Riffles bagged gold in lemon and tent pegging event of the National Equestrian Tent Pegging Championship here on the opening day on Wednesday.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
Over Rs 4K cr allocated for Uttarakhand rail projects: Goyal
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday flagged off the Siddhabali Jan Shatabdi Express Special Train that will run between Kotdwar in Uttarakhand and Delhi junction.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bengal BJP leaders reach Delhi to finalise party candidates
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The BJP leadership in West Bengal, which is fighting a high octane Assembly polls to topple the Mamata Banerjee-led government in the eastern state, reached the national capital on Wednesday evening to finalise the party candidates for the ensuing elections.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC: 30-40% pendency due to cheque bounce cases 'intractable problem'
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday said the huge pendency of cheque dishonour cases has become an intractable problem, which accounts for 30-40 per cent cases in the trial courts and a very high percentage in the high courts.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Shooting World Cup: India miss podium finish in mixed trap event
Cairo, March 3 (IANS) India's Rajeshwari Kumari and Lakshay Sheoran entered the third and final qualifying round of the trap mixed team competition at the International Shooting Sport Federation (ISSF) World Cup Shotgun stage in second position. But both then shot rounds of 21 each to eventually finish sixth and outside the medal matches.
2021-03-03
Category: International, Egypt,Sports,Other Sports
UP govt to SC: Mukhtar Ansari running illegal activities from jail
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that gangster-turned-politician Mukhtar Ansari is running his illegal activities from Rupnagar district jail in Punjab where he is lodged currently.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
WTT Contender TT: Sharath starts with win, Sathiyan ousted
Doha, March 3 (IANS) Ace Indian paddler Achanta Sharath Kamal began the season with an impressive victory as he defeated Czech Republic's Pavel Sirucek 17-15, 9-11, 11-6, 8-11, 11-9 in the men singles opening-round at the World Table Tennis Contender here on Tuesday.
2021-03-03
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Other Sports
India completes vaccination of 1.63 Cr beneficiaries
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The cumulative number of Covid-19 vaccine doses administered in the country crossed 1.63 crore on Wednesday.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Bess likely to play if pitch is spin-friendly
Ahmedabad, March 3 (IANS) England, who are keeping their cards close to the chest, may field off-spinner Dom Bess if the pitch for the fourth and final Test at the Narendra Modi Stadium here looks like offering help to spin bowlers. The team will be announced at the time of the toss by skipper Joe Root, who on Wednesday said that the team has done well despite inexperience.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Telangana Guv for campaign to motivate people for vaccination
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Wednesday called for an intensified campaign to motivate all the eligible people to get vaccinated for Covid-19.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Will keep away from politics:Sasikala
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) With the possibility of her reentry into the ruling AIADMK party shut at least now, V.K.Sasikala, the close aide of Tamil Nadu's late Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa on Wednesday announced her decision to keep away from politics.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Sri Lanka Air Force gets first-hand feel of India's indigenously developed Tejas
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Sri Lanka Air Force got first hand feel of India's indigenously developed Light Combat Aircraft Tejas as Indian Air Force (IAF) and Indian Navy participate in their 70th anniversary in Colombo.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Naga talks back on table, discussion in progress : NSCN-IM
Kohima, March 3 (IANS) The National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-IM) on Wednesday said that the Naga political talk teams are back on the table and the discussion is in progress, even as the outfit has criticised Nagaland Governor and R.N. Ravi, Centre's interlocutor for the talks, for "creating unnecessary confusion".
2021-03-03
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Cong-led UDF promises to put Kerala back on the track after Left misrule
Thiruvananthapuram, March 3 ( IANS) In the run up to the upcoming April 6th assembly polls, the Congress led UDF on Wednesday came out with their logo with the hash tag in Malayalam ( Naadu Nanakan UDF) which in essence means the UDF promises to put Kerala back on the track .
2021-03-03
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Sardar Sarovar Project: 3 states owe around Rs 7K cr to Gujarat
Gandhinagar, March 3 (IANS) Three neighbouring states of Gujarat -- Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan -- owe Rs 6,934 crore to the state government for the implementation of the Sardar Sarovar Project, the Gujarat government informed the Assembly during the ongoing Budget session on Wednesday.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Bengaluru zoo celebrates World Wildlife Day by planting saplings
Bengaluru, March 3 (IANS) The state-run Bannerghatta Biological Park (BBP) in this tech city celebrated 'World Wildlife Day' by planting saplings of native trees across the sprawling zoo in the southern suburb, an official said on Wednesday.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife
DTC staff to don Khadi face masks
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Drivers and conductors of Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) will now sport Khadi face masks. The DTC has placed an order of 45,000 face masks for its staff.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National
TDP leader Ganta Srinivas Rao dismisses speculation on joining YSRCP
Visakhapatnam, March 3 (IANS) Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader Ganta Srinivasa Rao who recently submitted his resigned as the Visakhapatnam North MLA has condemned speculation that he would be joining the ruling Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party as mentioned by V. Vijayasai Reddy on Wednesday.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Pujara fit to open, Gill/Rohit at No. 3: Surinder Amarnath (Interview)
Ahmedabad, March 3 (IANS) Surinder Amaranth, the oldest of the three Amaranth brothers and son of former India captain Lala Amarnath, feels cricket has changed considerably from his playing days.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Dollar chana prices soar on bullish demand, globally weak stocks
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Dollar chana prices have soared in the domestic market amid increasing demand from Horeca (Hotel, Restaurants and Cafe) segment and shortall in stocks as arrivals of fresh crops reportedly delayed in the markets of producing areas of Madhya Pradesh, India's largest chana producer.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kejriwal to get vaccine shot at LNJP on Thursday
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will be administered the Covid-19 vaccine at the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) Narayan Hospital on Thursday.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Will keep away from politics:Sasikala
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) With the possibility of her reentry into the ruling AIADMK party shut at least now, V.K.Sasikala, the close aide of Tamil Nadu's late Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa on Wednesday announced her decision to keep away from politics.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
ED attaches properties of Muzaffarpur shelter home accused wife and NGO in Delhi worth Rs 1.45 cr
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday took possession of immovable property worth Rs 1.45 crore situated in the national capital in connection with a money laundering case in Muzaffarpur shelter home case.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Andhra's Anantapur launches 'Know & Rise' prog for students
Anantapur, March 3 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur District Collector Gandham Chandrudu on Wednesday launched a new programme called 'Know & Rise', aimed at educating the school students about how the government works, to build their awareness and also tap the leadership qualities in them.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
Party zones: The changing face of drains in Indore
Indore, March 3 (IANS) The word nullah (drain) conjures up images of filth and stench. But in Indore, the country's cleanest city, drains have been turned into playgrounds where cricket and football matches are played, people celebrate their wedding anniversaries and health camps are hosted.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
National Book Trust editor booked for molestation (Ld)
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) A sexual harassment case has been lodged against activist Rubin D'Cruz, editor (Malayalam) of the National Book Trust and former director of Kerala State Institute of Children's Literature. The case was filed by a Kerala woman who is presently residing in Delhi.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
We are for fair minded probe into sex CD case: K'taka home minister
Bengaluru, March 3 (IANS) Karnataka Home, Law and Parliamentary Affairs Minister, Basavaraj Bommai, said on Wednesday that the state police would carry out the investigation into the sex CD case involving stae Water Resource Minister Ramesh Jarakiholi in a fair minded manner.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Barapullah-3 project hits land acquisition hurdle
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Commuters waiting for the signal-free ride from Delhi's East to South will have to wait for another one-and-a-half year as the under-construction Barapullah Phase-3 elevated corridor project, connecting Mayur Vihar-1 to Sarai Kale Khan, is still facing the land acquisition hurdle.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National
5 held for rioting in Delhi over property dispute
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Five persons have been arrested for rioting and creating ruckus in the Bhalaswa Dairy area in outer North Delhi.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
ED files case against Franklin Templeton, its senior officials
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Almost an year after Franklin Templeton unexpectedly closed six debt schemes in India, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has registered a case of money laundering against the company and its senior officials, sources said on Wednesday.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Crime/Disaster/Accident
DUTA flays College of Art merger with Ambedkar University
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Delhi government has decided to bring the College of Art of Delhi University under Ambedkar University. The Delhi government's cabinet has approved the merger. But the Delhi University teachers are strongly objecting to the Delhi government's move.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
PM ordered clanging 'thalis', but we offered plateful of food to people: Thackeray (Ld)
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) In a sharpest offensive on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday said while the Centre clamped an abrupt lockdown in March year and asked people to clang thalis, the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) state government provided full meals at affordable rates to the poor, needy and migrants during the pandemic crisis.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
India Inc asks Hry to reassess reservation in private sector
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) India Inc is against restrictions on the industry and has asked Haryana to reassess the legislation on 75 per cent jobs reservation for locals in the private sector.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Observers will face action for laxity in duty : CEC
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Ahead of Assembly elections in four states and a Union Territory in March-April, Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on Wednesday warned of strict action against the observers in case of "lax in performing duties".
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'AIADMK govt dividing people through reservation for Vanniyars'
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) Leader of Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) and Member of Parliament Thirumavalavan has said that the AIADMK government in Tamil Nadu is creating fissures among the people of the state by providing 10.5% reservation for the Vanniyar community under the Most Backward Classes (MBC) quota for government jobs and admissions to educational institutions.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
SC seeks NIA reply on Gautam Navlakha bail plea in Bhima Koregaon case
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday sought reply from the National Investigation Agency on the bail plea of activist Gautam Navlakha in the alleged Elgar Parishad-Maoist links case.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Lexus India launches limited-edition LC 500h at Rs 2.15 Cr
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Luxury automobile manufacturer Lexus India on Wednesday launched a limited-edition model of its sports coupe - LC 500h - at a starting price of around Rs 2.15 crore.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bedi on road to recovery after multiple operations
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Former India captain and legendary left-arm spinner Bishan Singh Bedi is recovering well after undergoing an operation to remove brain clotting here a few days ago. He could be shifted to a room in the hospital in a day or two from the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Final year MBBS student dies of Covid in Bihar, many docs infected
Patna, March 3 (IANS) A final year student of Nalanda Medical College and Hospital (NMCH) in Patna died due to Covid 19, an official said.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Goa Port to set up special ferry service for inbound cruise tourists
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) Goa's only major port, the Mormugao Port Trust, operated by the Centre is planning to develop a ferry circuit to cater to the international cruise ship tourists visiting the state.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
TS Singh Deo named Cong observer for Tripura tribal council polls
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Chhattisgarh Health Minister T.S. Singh Deo has been appointed as the senior observer for the upcoming Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TAADC) elections in Tripura.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
People have rejected BJP in MCD by-polls, says Kejriwal
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Securing victory in four out of five municipal wards by-elections, the results for which were announced on Wednesday, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) national head and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said the people of Delhi have rejected the BJP.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Why Alice Evans is 'scared' after Loan Gruffud's decision to divorce her
Los Angeles, March 3 (IANS) Actress Alice Evans, took to Instagram on Wednesday to express her shock and sadness over actor Loan Gruffud, filing for divorce from her.
2021-03-03
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Film frat shows its political colour ahead of Bengal polls
Kolkata, March 3 (IANS) As election temperature soars in poll-bound West Bengal, political parties have opened their doors to local cine-stars, virtually offering them an alternative career path to join the mainstream electoral politics.
2021-03-03
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
1 IISc student dies playing football, another commits suicide
Bengaluru, March 3 (IANS) In two shocking incidents at the reputed Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in this tech city, a post-graduate student collapsed and died while playing football on its campus ground while a research scholar committed suicide, an official said on Wednesday.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Vistara commences non-stop flights between Mumbai and Male
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Full-service carrier Vistara on Wednesday commenced its non-stop flights between Mumbai and Male.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Pregnant Emily Ratajkowski's 'completely naked' shoot angers Piers Morgan
London, March 3 (IANS) American model-actress Emily Ratajkowski's pregnancy photoshoot in the nude has angered show anchor Piers Morgan, who has gone ahead and spoken about the trend in general.
2021-03-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
PM ordered clanging of 'thalis', we offered plateful of food to people: Thackeray
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) In one of the fiercest attacks on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Wednesday said while the Centre clamped an abrupt lockdown last year and asked people to clang thalis, the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government provided full meals at affordable rates to the poor, needy and migrants during the pandemic crisis.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
J&K clocks 104 fresh Covid cases; no death
Jammu, March 3 (IANS) J&K on Wednesday reported 104 new Covid-19 cases, even as 49 were discharged after recovery, health officials said.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
'Bhuj' debutante Pranitha Subhash: Bollywood has space for everyone
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Southern actress Pranitha Subhash will soon make her Bollywood debut in "Bhuj: The Pride of India", and will also be seenin "Hungama 2". She says the film industry is full of diverse content, adding that she will continue looking for stories that offer variety.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bihar RJD leaders in no hurry to take Covid jab
Patna, March 3 (IANS) As leaders of the ruling coalition were taking Covid vaccine jabs, several opposition leaders here said that they were not in a hurry to get vaccinated and would rather wait and monitor the health status of the Chief Minister and others who got vaccinated.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
FB Oversight Board 'a bit frustrated' already
London, March 3 (IANS) The Facebook Oversight Board (FOB) is already feeling a bit frustrated due to the expectation of making binary choices in cases that it is dealing with.
2021-03-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Odisha warns action against issuance of fake medical certificate
Bhubaneswar, March 3 (IANS) The Odisha government on Wednesday warned of action against those issuing false medical certificate in support of specified co-morbidities for Covid-19 vaccination.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Why is Ansari being kept as a 'state guest', asks Akali Dal
Chandigarh, March 3 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) legislator Bikram Singh Majithia on Wednesday asked the Congress government in Punjab to explain why it was keeping 'underworld don' Mukhtiar Ansari as a 'state guest' in a Ropar jail on a trumped-up charge for two years.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Jaggery festival in Lucknow from March 6
Lucknow, March 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will inaugurate a 'jaggery festival' in Lucknow on March 6, to be prganised by the AYUSH department to discuss the prospects of its co-products.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Yogi joins indigenous app Koo, gains 51 k users
Lucknow, March 3 (IANS) After the debate between the Government of India and Twitter, union Minister for Railways, Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal had opened his account on the indigenous microblogging platform Koo.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Kangana gives a shout-out to 'Tejas' director
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut on Wednesday went out of her way to shower praise on debutant director Sarvesh Mewara, who is calling the shots on her upcoming film Tejas. Shoot for the film started the day before.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Aircraft leasing exempted from stamp duty at GIFT, Rs 100 crore allocated
Gandhinagar, March 3 (IANS) The Gujarat government on Wednesday announced that the booming international business of aircraft leasing will be exempted from stamp duty at Gujarat International Finance Tec (GIFT) City, the global financial hub in India. Finance Minister and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel also announced a provision of Rs 100 crore for capital investment to GIFT City.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
PSUs stocks turn show stoppers, up 79% from pandemic-lows
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) As the stock market has largely been on a bull run since hitting the decadal lows around a year ago, stocks of public sector undertakings (PSU) were among the ones which held the torch during the rally and have given strong returns.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sonakshi Sinha announces next film 'Bulbul Tarang'
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha took to Instagram on Wednesday to announce her next project. The actress will be seen in Bulbul Tarang, which will have an OTT release.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India's Feb services sector output rises: PMI (Ld)
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Healthy rise in new orders accelerated India's services sector output growth in February.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SC: Cancellation of recruitment for public employment justified due to systemic fraud
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court said on Wednesday that if recruitment for public employment stood vitiated as a consequence of systemic fraud or irregularities, the entire process would become illegitimate, and be a strong reason to cancel the examination.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bulls return: Equities gain on foreign capital, robust global cues (Roundup)
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) India's equity indices made massive gains on back of robust global cues along with hopes of a faster economic recovery.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
WHy Alice Evans is 'scared' after Loan Gruffud's decision to divorce her
Los Angeles, March 3 (IANS) Actress Alice Evans, took to Instagram on Wednesday to express her shock and sadness over actor Loan Gruffud, filing for divorce from her.
2021-03-03
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Congress stages walk over suspension of members in Himachal
Shimla, March 3 (IANS) The Opposition Congress legislators in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday staged a walk out from the House over the issue of suspension of five party's members, including Leader of Opposition Mukesh Agnihotri.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Punjab CM going back on poll promises: BJP
Chandigarh, March 3 (IANS) BJP general secretary and party in charge for Punjab, Dushyant Gautam, on Wednesday called Amarinder Singh a 'U-turn Chief Minister', accusing him of going back on his electoral promises.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
WE Hub joins hands with Meesho to help women entrepreneurs
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) WE Hub, India's first and only state-led incubator by the government of Telangana to foster and promote women entrepreneurship to start-up, scale-up and accelerate with global market access, on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Meesho, an Indian-origin social commerce platform.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Melissa McCarthy to play Fake Hela in 'Thor: Love and Thunder'
Los Angeles, March 3 (IANS) Actress Melissa McCarthy was spotted on the set of the upcoming "Thor: Love And Thuder" in Australia, in the outfit of Hela, a role essayed by Cate Blanchette in "Thor: Ragnarok".
2021-03-03
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
I-T raids B-Town's Anurag Kashyap, Tapsee, Vikas Bahl (2nd Ld)
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) In a massive action against some big Bollywood personalities, the Income Tax Department on Wednesday carried out searches at over 30 locations in Mumbai and Pune, including the premises of noted film director Anurag Kashyap, actor Taapsee Pannu, filmmaker Vikas Bahl, and executives of Kwann Talent management.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
After Assam, BJP-IPFT alliance turns bitter in Tripura
Agartala, March 3 (IANS) After neighbouring Assam, the relation between the ruling BJP and its junior ally Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) turned bitter ahead of the April 4 elections to the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC), which is considered as the mini-state Assembly in terms of political significance.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Cheeky Goa police ad offers 'sea view prison' for drug abusers
Panaji, March 3 (IANS) Often at the receiving end of blunt media coverage, the Goa Police on Wednesday pulled off smooth, cheeky wordplay in a print advertisement aimed at creating awareness about drug abuse in the coastal state.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Bhanu Uday Goswami continues to shoot despite getting injured
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Actor Bhanu Uday Goswami, who will be seen in the finite series "Rudrakaal", recently got injured on the sets of the show. He was shooting for the opening episode of the series when he got hurt, but he continued to shoot.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Param Singh to play lead role in 'Ishk Par Zor Nahi'
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Television actor Param Singh will soon be seen in the show Ishk Par Zor Nahi. The actor will play the lead character Ahaan Malhotra. Param says Ahaan has a lot of layers and is not at all similar to him.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Vistara commences non-stop flights between Mumbai and Male
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Full-service carrier Vistara on Wednesday commenced its non-stop flights between Mumbai and Male.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Driven by passion, Rashida Simnani achieved laurels in wrestling without basic coaching
Srinagar, March 3 (IANS) The achievements of Syed Rashida Simnani in the field of wrestling without any basic coaching and infrastructure prove the maxim, where there is a will, there is a way.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,Sports,Other Sports
2 patients die after AstraZeneca Covid jab in S Korea (Ld)
Seoul, March 3 (IANS) Two patients at the long-term care hospitals in South Korea's Gyeonggi province died after receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19, the first cases of deaths since the country launched its nationwide vaccination programme last week.
2021-03-03
Category: International, South Korea,National,Health/Medicine
Hyd's agri-startup using modern tech for pesticide-free veggies
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) A Hyderabad-based techie who had returned from Australia after a span of 20 years, has recently set up an agri-startup that offers modern technology such as machine learning, artificial intelligence, hydroponics and others to produce fresh and leafy vegetables free from chemicals and pesticides.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Halsey tagged 'paedophile' for kissing underage fans in the mouth
Los Angeles, March 3 (IANS) Singer Halsey has been dubbed a "paedophile" by certain social media users after a video surfaced of her kissing her underage fans in the mouth.
2021-03-03
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
SpiceJet, WheelTug tie up for 400 slots of electric taxi system
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Budget airline SpiceJet on Wednesday said it has tied-up with 'WheelTug Plc' for reserving 400 production slots for aircraft electric taxi system.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bumrah likely to get married this week
Ahmedabad, March 3 (IANS) India pace bowler Jasprit Bumrah has opted out of the fourth and final Test against England due to his marriage that is likely to take place within a week in Goa.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Reimagining 'Let the music play' in 'Roohi' was 'irresistible': Sachin-Jigar
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) The global pop hit "Let the music play" by the musical group Shamur has found rebirth in Bollywood. Composers Sachin-Jigar have reimagined the tune as "Nadiyon Paar" in the upcoming horror comedy "Roohi". The song is filmed on Janhvi Kapoor.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
MCD bypoll results a setback for us: BJP Delhi chief
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The bypoll results of Municipal Corporations of Delhi have come as a setback for the BJP, which had been ruling the civic body for three consecutive terms. Results for five municipal wards, show that the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has won four and the Congress won one municipal ward.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kritika Kamra wishes dad on Instagram
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Actress Kritika Kamra took to Instagram to post a special birthday wish for her dad on Wednesday. She posted a picture of her father, calling him "thoughtful, compassionate and encouraging".
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Experts call for global cooperation to fight Covid
Guangzhou (China), March 3 (IANS) Top US infectious disease expert Anthony Fauci and leading Chinese respiratory disease expert Zhong Nanshan have called for global solidarity and cooperation to fight against Covid-19.
2021-03-03
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Hrishikesh Pandey: Balance between professional, personal life important
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Television actor Hrishikesh Pandey, who is currently seen in the show "Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai", has been part of the industry for over a decade. He says the tenure has taught him the importance of drawing the line when it comes to his personal and professional life.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Green fireworks emit 15-65% less particulate matter: Study
Beijing, March 3 (IANS) Environmentally friendly fireworks emit 15-65 per cent less particulate matter (PM) as compared to traditional fireworks, however, they still significantly deteriorate air quality, say researchers.
2021-03-03
Category: International, China,Environment/Wildlife
Samsung to suffer prolonged shutdown in US chip plant
Seoul, March 3 (IANS) Samsung Electronics is likely to suffer a prolonged shutdown of its chip plant in the US following a power outage, industry insiders said on Wednesday, amid growing speculation that it is pushing to expand its semiconductor facility there.
2021-03-03
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Swiss Open: Srikanth, Sourabh enter 2nd round (2nd Ld)
Basel (Switzerland), March 3 (IANS) India's Kidambi Srikanth and Sourabh Verma on Wednesday progressed to the second round of the singles event while the men's doubles pair comprising Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty also had a winning start at the Swiss Open Super 300 badminton tournament here.
2021-03-03
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Badminton
Combined Commanders' Conference to focus on theater command, self-reliance, evolving threats
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Theaterisation of armed forces, self-reliance in defence sector and evolving threats in the region will be the focus areas during the three-day Combined Commanders' Conference, in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to give strategic guidance to the military.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Loss making entities may get one last attempt at strategic sale before closure
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The government may make one last attempt next fiscal to sell more than two dozen sick and loss making entities that have failed to secure investor interest in earlier rounds of strategic sale. Failing this, these enterprises that have eroded their net worth, would be closed and their assets including land would be sold in parcels.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kajol shares her love story with coffee
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Actress Kajol on Wednesday shared her cute love story with coffee.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cinematographer Kabir Lal: Took me 10 years to make directorial debut
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Veteran cinematographer Kabir Lal makes his directorial debut this year with a multilingual project that will have different versions across four languages. He says he always wanted to be a film director but since he has been a visual storyteller, initially he only got a chance to work as a cinematographer.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
KTR seek apology from BJP for shelving ITIR
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) The war of words between the ruling TRS and opposition BJP over the Information Technology Investment Region (ITIR) intensified with state IT minister K. T. Rama Rao on Wednesday demanding an apology from the saffron party for shelving the project.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Earth has life span of nearly 1bn years more: Study
Tokyo, March 3 (IANS) The future life span of Earth's oxygen-rich atmosphere is approximately one billion years, a new study reveals.
2021-03-03
Category: International, Japan,Science/Tech
Hackers lure users, install malware via Google Search
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Cyber security researchers have found a new malware that is tricking Google into treating hacked websites as trustworthy sources and presenting innocent users with apparently "perfect matches" to their search queries on the platform.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Maha hostel girls forced to dance naked by cops, probe ordered
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) In a shocker, girls in a Jalgaon hostel were allegedly forced to strip naked and dance before some police personnel, the Maharashtra legislature was informed here on Wednesday.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Upendra Kushwaha mum on likely JDU-RLSP merger
Patna, March 3 (IANS) Even as Janata Dal United (JDU) state president Vashishtha Narayan Singh said Upendra Kushwaha and his party RLSP may merge with the ruling party in Bihar, Kushwaha himself isn't ready to open his cards, yet.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
India cricketers unwind with board, card games in bio-bubble
Ahmedabad, March 3 (IANS) Members of the Indian cricket team who have stuck to their hotel-to-practice routine here, just like they did in Australia recently, are unwinding in the team room at a five-star hotel here, playing games like Uno, a card game, carrom, table tennis, Playstation, and watching movies etc.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Kamal Haasan expects support from Rajini in Assembly polls
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) Superstar and Makkal Needhi Maiam (MNM) supremo Kamal Haasan is expecting to get full support and blessings from southern movie icon Rajinikanth whose Rajini Makkal Mandram (fans' association) has as many as 65,000 units across the state.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
SC to hear anticipatory bail plea in Tandav row on Thursday
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday will hear the plea of Amazon Prime Video's India head Aparna Purohit against the Allahabad High Court order declining to entertain her anticipatory bail in connection with the FIRs lodged against her over web series 'Tandav'.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Tanuj Virwani: Playing negative role 'a learning experience'
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Actor Tanuj Virwani has three negative roles lined up starting with the upcoming series "Kamathipura". He says his role in the series has been a learning experience and a good bouncing board for the future projects.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
AAP wins 4 MCD seats but loses to Cong in Muslim bastion
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) After the MCD bypoll results on five seats that were declared on Wednesday, the AAP has gained on four seats out of the the five. But on one of the seats, perceived to be dominated by the minority, they have lost resoundingly in the Chauhan Bangar area to the Congress.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indian techie's bug alert wins Rs 36 lakh from Microsoft
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) Microsoft has awarded a Chennai-based security researcher $50,000 (approximately Rs 36 lakh) for spotting vulnerability on the company's online services that "might have allowed anyone to takeover any Microsoft account without consent".
2021-03-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Technology
Kidney stones linked to bone problems: Study
New York, March 3 (IANS) People with kidney stones may be at risk of osteoporosis or bone fracture, says a new study.
2021-03-03
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Owner throws lavish party on horse's birthday, cuts 50-pound cake
Saharsa (Bihar), March 3 (IANS) Usually one is invited for the birthday party of a child or an adult, but in a unique case a man from Bihar's Saharsa district celebrated his horse's birthday by throwing a lavish party. He also cut a 50-pound cake and invited a large number of people for a delicious meal.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Bihar,National,Human Interest/Society
57 school students test positive for Covid in Karnal
Karnal, March 3 (IANS) As many as 57 students of the Sainik school here have tested positive for the coronavirus, health officials said on Wednesday.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education,Health/Medicine
'School Of Rock' star Rivkah Reyes faced bullying after film's success
New York, March 3 (IANS) Rivkah Reyes, who made a mark as a child actor in the 2003 film "School Of Rock", has revealed that the film's success resulted in bullying and addiction.
2021-03-03
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Samsung expands presence in NAND flash market in Q4
Seoul, March 3 (IANS) Despite revenue decline, Samsung Electronics has further upped its leadership in the global NAND flash market in the fourth quarter of 2020, a report showed on Wednesday.
2021-03-03
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
New NASA Mars rover has same chip as 1998 Apple iMac
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) If you think that NASA's $2.7 billion Mars Perseverance rover is carrying some state-of-the-art chip to sustain the rough atmosphere and send the data back home from the Red Planet, you are wrong as the most advanced rover runs on a chip used in the 1998 Apple iMacs.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Pooja Bhatt had to initially say no to 'Bombay Begums' despite loving synopsis
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Actress Pooja Bhatt recalls initially saying no to the the upcoming series Bombay Begums despite loving the synopsis. She managed to fit in the project only when the makers reworked the schedule.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
National Book Trust editor booked for molestation
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) A sexual harassment case has been lodged against activist Rubin D'Cruz, editor (Malayalam) with the National Book Trust and former director of Kerala State Institute of Children's Literature. The case was filed by a Kerala woman who is presently residing in Delhi.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pre-booking for Elon Musk's Starlink Internet opens in India
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Pre-booking for Elon Musk-owned SpaceX's Starlink Internet Service has opened for several places around the world, including certain areas in India.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Varun Dhawan channels his inner 'Bhediya'
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan on Wednesday morning posted an Instagram clip, where he howls like a wolf as he stands at the entry of a chartered plane. Varun is all set to star in a film titled "Bhediya".
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ramesh Jarakiholi's brother seeks CBI, CID probe into sex tape
Bengaluru, March 3 (IANS) Karnataka Milk Federation president and BJP legislator, Balachandra Jarakiholi on Wednesday appealed to Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa that the 'sleaze CD' case should either be probed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) or the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) of the state police in order to expose the political conspiracy behind it.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Digvijaya to lead farmers' protest in MP
Bhopal, March 3 (IANS) Former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Digvijaya Singh will be spearheading the farmers' agitation against the Centre's contentious farm laws, across various districts in the state, beginning from Wednesday.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
To beat fuel price blues, traders take to bullock carts in TN
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) Small traders and businessmen from the outskirts and neighbouring villages of Chennai have started using their discarded bullock carts for transporting goods and commodities to the capital city.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Anupam Kher: Something exciting, something complex coming your way
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) It seems like actor Anupam Kher is all set to don a role where his look is dramatically different. The actor took to Instagram to share two pictures, promising his fans that "something complex" is on the way.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ajay Devgn shares list of Mumbai hospitals giving Covid vaccine
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Actor Ajay Devgn took to Twitter on Wednesday to announce the additional centres in Mumbai for Covid-19 vaccination. The actor says that besides Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) centres, multiple hospitals have also been given permission by the government to administer the vaccination.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kaushik through to quarter-finals of Boxam International
Castellon (Spain), March 3 (IANS) World Championships bronze medallist Manish Kaushik made an impressive comeback in the ring as he outpunched Spanish opponent Raddouane Ammari 5-0 on the opening day of the Boxam International Tournament to enter the quarter-finals in the 63-kg light welterweight category in Castellon, Spain.
2021-03-03
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Other Sports
Mahhi Vij enjoying the stint as mother blogger
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Actress Mahhi Vij became a mother to a daughter, Tara, in 2019, and ever since her life has been full of roller coaster rides. The actress, who has also adopted two kids, is married to actor Jay Bhanushali and blogs about her journey as a mother.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'1 in 5 youngsters too drunk to use protection during sex'
London, March 3 (IANS) One-fifth of young adults forget to use contraception at the height of passion because they are too drunk to remember when having sex, says a study.
2021-03-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Regional Calling: IndiGo bets big on tier-II market (IANS Special)
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Airline major IndiGo will focus aggressively on expanding operations in tier-II cities to cash-in on the rising air traffic from these destinations.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Uzbekistan, India moving swiftly to partner on Chabahar
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) India and Uzbekistan are swiftly moving to strengthen their partnership to develop connectivity in Central Asia via the Chabahar port.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Lady Gaga puts apartment up for rent
Los Angeles, March 3 (IANS) Singer-actress Lady Gaga's apartment is available for rent. She lived in this apartment for three years before she came out with her first album The Fame Monster in 2008.
2021-03-03
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Swiss Open: Srikanth, Sourabh through, Prannoy out (Ld)
Basel, March 3 (IANS) India's Kidambi Srikanth and Sourabh Verma on Wednesday progressed to the second round of the Swiss Open Super 300 badminton tournament here while H.S. Prannoy bowed out after a three-game defeat to Netherland's Mark Caljouw.
2021-03-03
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Badminton
RJD-Congress friends in Bihar, rivals in West Bengal
Patna, March 3 (IANS) Ahead of the upcoming Assembly elections in West Bengal, its effects are also being felt in the politics of Bihar. According to the trends that have emerged in West Bengal so far, the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) are contesting alone while the Congress has forged an alliance with the Communist Party of India (Marxist).
2021-03-03
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Covaxin demonstrates interim clinical efficacy of 81%
Hyderabad, March 3 (IANS) Bharat Biotech on Wednesday announced the first interim analysis of Covaxin, which shows the efficacy of the Covid-19 vaccine to be at 81 per cent.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Nagal to face Garin after 1st ATP main draw win
Buenos Aires, March 3 (IANS) India's Sumit Nagal faces Chilean second seed Cristian Garin in the round of 16 of the ATP Buenos Aires after beating world no. 100 Joao Sousa of Portugal in straight sets in the first round in Argentina. This is Nagal's first win in the main draw of an ATP Tour event.
2021-03-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Sports,Tennis
In do or die polls AIADMK and DMK may announce freebies
Chennai, March 3 (IANS) Even as the two major Tamil Nadu political parties are working out their seat sharing maths for the April 6 assembly elections, they are also in the process of finalising their poll promises that would attract the voters.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
SSR's sister Shweta waiting patiently to learn #TruthAboutSushant
California, March 3 (IANS) Sushant Singh Rajput's sister Shweta Singh Kirti on Wednesday tweeted about the patience with which the late actor's family is waiting for the mystery behind his death to be solved.
2021-03-03
Category: International, Colombia,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sitharaman using officials for political needs: Kerala FM
Thiruvananthapuram, March 3 (IANS) A day after the Enforcement Directorate (ED) asked the chief of Kerala's flagship programme KIIFB and his deputy to appear before it, state Finance Minister Thomas Issac on Wednesday went hammer and tongs after Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
6 scribes, including AP photographer, charged by Myanmar
Kolkata, March 3 (IANS) Myanmar's military junta have formally brought criminal charges against an Associated Press photographer and five other local journalists over their coverage of anti-coup protests, their lawyer said.
2021-03-03
Category: India, West Bengal,National
England hit by sickness bug, could be diarrhoea
Ahmedabad, March 3 (IANS) Changing weather in Ahmedabad has struck the English camp which has been hit by a sickness bug ahead of the fourth and final Test that begins at the Narendra Modi Stadium here from Thursday.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Maruti Suzuki's service network crossed 4K touch-points
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki India on Wednesday said that its service network has crossed 4,000 touch-points across the country covering 1989 towns and cities.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India's Feb services sector output rises: PMI
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Healthy rise in new orders accelerated India's services sector output growth in February.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
TikTok launches safety advisory council for Europe
London, March 3 (IANS) Amid safety concerns, short video platform TikTok has launched a Safety Advisory Council for Europe to rope in external experts for addressing content moderation issues.
2021-03-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Railways to start ops between Nirmali-Sanpur after 87 years
New Delhi/Patna, March 3 (IANS) Bringing glad tidings to the people of Nirmali town in Bihar's Supaul district, train services will soon become a reality after a gap of 87 years since the railway track was destroyed in an earthquake in 1934, officials said on Wednesday.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Odisha sends team to control fire in Similipal
Bhubaneswar, March 3 (IANS) As fire continued to ravage the Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district, the state government on Wednesday sent a high-level team to the spot to examine the forest fire situation and control the raging inferno.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Wrestler Sonam Malik out of WRS due to head injury
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Haryana's teenage wrestler Sonam Malik has pulled out of the upcoming World Ranking Series (WRS) due to a minor head injury sustained in a national camp, said her personal coach Ajmer Singh on Wednesday.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Cabinet okays India-France MoU on renewable energy
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and France to achieve the ambitious 450 gigawatts (GW) renewable energy capacity by 2030.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
1st Test: Afghanistan reduced to 49/6 at tea
Abu Dhabi, March 3 (IANS) Afghanistan were left staring at an innings defeat after being reduced to 49/6 at tea on the second day of the first Test against Zimbabwe at the Shaikh Zayed Stadium. Zimbabwe continued to exploit the seam-friendly conditions as fast bowlers Blessing Muzarabani and Victory Nyauchi took two and three wickets, respectively.
2021-03-03
Category: International, Togo,Sports,Cricket
Cong documentary on Subhash Chandra Bose on WB poll eve
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Ahead of the West Bengal elections, the Congress on Wednesday released a documentary on Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in its video series named "Dharohar" and released it on all its social media platforms with the hashtag #DeshKiDharohar.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Vigilance pivotal to thwart hostile attempts to create chaos: Pak Army Chief
Karachi, March 3 (IANS) The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) in Pakistan, General Qamar Javed Bajwa, has called for constant and active vigilance to thwart any attempt to disrupt the efforts by the countrys armed forces in rooting out terrorism from the troubled tribal regions of North and South Waziristan.
2021-03-03
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Lavanya Tripathi shares 'positive' words of wisdom
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Southern cinema actress Lavanya Tripathi shared a few words of wisdom with fans Wednesday, on social media.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Blake Shelton opens about his marriage proposal to Gwen Stefani
Los Angeles, March 3 (IANS) American country singer Blake Shelton has opened about his marriage proposal to singer Gwen Stefani in Oklahoma in October last year.
2021-03-03
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Urmila offers a glimpse into her 'precious mangalsutra moment' on fifth anniversary
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Actress Urmila Matondkar took to social media on Wednesday to share a precious moment from her wedding five years ago.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sonu Sood to launch blood bank app
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Actor Sonu Sood is going to launch what is expected to be India's biggest blood bank, through an app named Sonu For You. The app aims at connecting donors to those in urgent need of blood.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kishwer Merchantt, Suyyash Rai expecting first child in August
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Television couple Kishwer Merchantt and Suyyash Rai have announced that they are expecting their first child in August 2021.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Hema Malini: My role in 'Sholay' has been one of the toughest
Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Veteran actress Hema Malini will always be remembered for her role of Basanti in the evergreen blockbuster Sholay. The actress says it is one of the most challenging role she has ever shot for.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
PM stresses on synergy between colleges, universities
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday emphasised on the need for better synergy between colleges and universities and directed for the implementation of all the provisions of the National Education Policy from pre-nursery to PhD "quickly".
2021-03-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
India: Growth turned positive, albeit divergence in recovery (Opinion)
India has exited technical recession as growth finally returned to positive territory in Q3 FY 2021 on easing lockdown restrictions, leading to a rebound in activity. Yet, the recovery is uneven, with the informal sector lagging. The recent rise in Covid-19 cases could pose downside risks to growth forecasts if it becomes widespread or leads to renewed strict lockdowns. Monetary policy will likely stay accommodative to aid the nascent recovery, although higher oil prices pose upside risk to inflation, which could limit policy space.
2021-03-03
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Sex CD: Karnataka minister resigns on moral grounds
Bengaluru, March 3 (IANS) Karnataka water resources minister Ramesh Jarakiholi on Wednesday resigned on 'moral grounds' and also to 'avoid his party facing any embarrassment' after the release of a CD in which he is allegedly seen in a compromising position with a woman.
2021-03-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics