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Nitish Kumar to meet Bihar Governor, likely to split with BJP

The meeting of JD(U) MPs and MLAs is continuing at the chief minister`s official residence, party sources said

9 Aug 2022 2:52 pm
Ganesh Chaturthi should not be allowed at Idgah Maidan: K`taka Cong MLA

The former Karnataka Minister, who visited the Idgah Maidan, announced that for the first time in the history the tricolor is being hoisted at the premises of Idgah Maidan

9 Aug 2022 12:21 pm
Parl panel recommends uniform adoptions law that covers all religions

The panel, headed by BJP leader Sushil Modi, also said such a legislation should be more transparent, accountable, less bureaucratic and applicable to all irrespective of religion

9 Aug 2022 11:12 am
Chinas Hainan beach resort expands Covid-19 lockdowns

The lockdown of Haikou city from 7 am to 8 pm follows an indefinite lockdown of the beach resort of Sanya since Saturday - which is confining vacationers to their hotels for a week - and lockdowns that started in four other cities in Hainan on Sunday

9 Aug 2022 9:59 am
Any attack on a nuclear plant is a suicidal thing

Any attack (on) a nuclear plant is a suicidal thing, Guterres told a news conference in Japan, where he attended the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Ceremony on Saturday to commemorate the 77th anniversary of the worlds first atomic bombing

9 Aug 2022 9:58 am
China to hold fresh drills around Taiwan

The duration and location of the latest drills is not yet known

9 Aug 2022 9:58 am
Truce holds! Israel opens Gaza border crossings

At least 44 people, including 15 kids were killed in 56 hours of violence that began when Israeli airstrikes hit a senior Islamic Jihad commander

9 Aug 2022 9:58 am
Bill to pave power portability in LS

Amended Electricity Act will allow open access to distribution networks

9 Aug 2022 9:58 am
An apple a day does nothing at all

Hearing too many proverbs as a child is toxic. Proverbs sound complete, crisp and wise. Youre not supposed to challenge them. But alas, I didnt get that memo

9 Aug 2022 7:21 am
Good to be suspicious of all calls from strangers

In this modus operandi, seen time and again, women are used in the call, they start undressing or making some objectionable gestures

9 Aug 2022 7:20 am
Happy Raksha Bandhan 2022: Wishes and greetings to share with your siblings

This year, the auspicious festival will be celebrated on August 11

8 Aug 2022 3:55 pm
Noida admin acts tough on `abusive politician`, demolishes illegal structure

As the bulldozers rolled on BJP leader Shrikant Tyagi`s encroachment, the residents of the society expressed extreme happiness and also distributed sweets among themselves

8 Aug 2022 12:03 pm
Israeli strikes against Islamic Jihad and counterstrikes continue

The Islamic Jihad organization is aligned with Hamas, but often acts independently. Both are regarded as terrorist organizations by the majority of Western countries

8 Aug 2022 11:41 am
3 killed, 4 injured in stampede outside temple in Rajasthan`s Sikar

Long queues were seen outside the Khatu Shyam temple as devotees had gathered on the occasion of `Gyaras`, an auspicious day as per Hindu calendar

8 Aug 2022 11:19 am
UN watchdog worried about shelling of nuke plant

Ukraines state nuclear power company Energoatom said on Sunday that a worker was wounded when Russian forces again shelled the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant on Saturday evening

8 Aug 2022 9:41 am
Covid-19: Over 80,000 tourists stuck in China

South Chinas Hainan Province on Friday reported 262 new cases, with 229 confirmed cases in Sanya, according to the local health commission

8 Aug 2022 9:38 am
Illegal land deals: Ayodhya mayor, BJP MLA in dock

Both among 40 people building infrastructure on the land, say local development authority; Akhilesh quips: at least, spare Ayodhya

8 Aug 2022 9:37 am
Doll-rice and all things nice

On August 2, World Anglo Indian Day was celebrated across pockets in India and overseas. A member of this community reminisces her gradual discovery about one of Indias tiniest minorities

8 Aug 2022 7:04 am
July is over, the Monsoon wedding enters August

The Eknath Shinde sarkar incubates as the Apex court takes time to decide on the political crisis

8 Aug 2022 7:04 am
And wish a bride for Meeran Haider

He protested against the CAA, was jailed for allegedly fomenting the Delhi riots; his ailing father sold a plot of land to meet legal expenses and worries whether he would get a chance to marry off his son

8 Aug 2022 7:04 am
Must stop dumping trash in empty buildings

What is pertinent is that citizens even if they flag these open-air heaps cannot continually do so. It is frustrating, time consuming and enervating besides being completely impractical. Authorities need to clamp down with a permanent solution, be it on public roads or private premises

8 Aug 2022 7:03 am
Maha CM Shinde in Delhi, may hold talks with BJP bigwigs on cabinet expansion

More than 35 days have passed after Shinde and Deputy Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis took the oath of office but cabinet is yet to be expanded

7 Aug 2022 1:37 pm
Dalai Lama honoured with civilian award

The 87-year-old spiritual leader, who is on a visit to the union territory since July 15, appreciated the gesture and stressed on maintaining communal harmony in the region

7 Aug 2022 12:23 pm
NDAs Jagdeep Dhankhar is Indias next Vice President

After finishing his graduation in physics, he pursued LLB from the University of Rajasthan

7 Aug 2022 12:23 pm
Surrendered BSP MP acquitted in 2019 Varanasi rape case

Alleging delay in justice, complainant had died last year after self-immolation outside the Supreme Court

7 Aug 2022 12:22 pm
Life expectancy in Africa increases by 10 years: WHO

But the WHO also cautioned that the advent of the COVID-19 at the end of this period could have a disruptive impact on these huge gains going forward.

7 Aug 2022 12:22 pm
Israel-Gaza enter second day with air strikes, rockets

Additional bombings targeted three houses, witnesses said, flattening at least one as the sounds of more explosions rocked Gaza city.

7 Aug 2022 12:22 pm
Chinas military drill simulate attack: Taiwan

On account of violating one-China policy, China launched live-fire military drills following Pelosis trip to Taiwan

7 Aug 2022 12:21 pm
ED to take forensic route for accounts linked to Partha

The agency officials have contacted all the bank authorities concerned and asked for statement details, following which they will be sent for forensic audit.

7 Aug 2022 12:21 pm
Sisodia to CBI: Probe former LGs change of stance on liquor policy

Under the new excise policy, 849 shops were to be opened across Delhi, including in unauthorised areas, Sisodia said, adding that the project was approved by LG Baijal

7 Aug 2022 12:21 pm
An urban vision beyond Mumbai

Architect Neera Adarkars magnum opus that uses maps, photographs and sketches to showcase Mumbai Metropolitan Regions multilayered spaces built over 2,500 years, still eludes its rightful reader

7 Aug 2022 10:32 am
Woman births baby for strangers from Instagram

Midwestern mom of two becomes a surrogate for a couple she met via Instagram

7 Aug 2022 7:44 am
The surgical obesity

A tiny tumour within the pituitary gland, discovered nearly a century ago by Harvey Cushing, continues to be the bane of existence for many women

7 Aug 2022 7:43 am
Charulata blouse v/s Sleep

The worst was, when I slept just two hours a night last weekfrom 7 am to 9 am

7 Aug 2022 7:42 am
Rooh-Afza with Rahul

How the ten children, each with his own sports obsession, live together is the crux of my tale

7 Aug 2022 7:42 am
Passionate devotion for Shiva

But this passion was not erotic; it was violent. And this violence was not for personal glory but a mark of submission to divine authority.

7 Aug 2022 7:41 am
Take yourself out for a drink

The city became a mythical land, even at its grimiest, and I, a time-travelling adventurer

7 Aug 2022 7:41 am
BREAKING: Jagdeep Dhankhar elected 14th Vice President of India

Lok Sabha Secretary General Utpal Kumar Singh, who was the presiding officer for the 16th Vice Presidential election, said that of the 780 MPs eligible to cast votes, 725 MPs cast their vote

6 Aug 2022 9:26 pm
Sonia Gandhi, Rahul congratulate Dhankhar on winning VP election

Dhankhar, 71, will take oath as the next vice president on August 11, a day after incumbent M Venkaiah Naidu`s tenure ends

6 Aug 2022 9:26 pm
Counting of votes in vice presidential election begins

The counting started at 6 pm under the supervision of the Lok Sabha Secretary General, who is the returning officer for the poll

6 Aug 2022 8:03 pm
Punjab: Two children die in Patiala, diarrhoea suspected

Joint Commissioner of Municipal Corporation Naman Markan on Saturday said fresh samples of water in the area will be taken

6 Aug 2022 4:17 pm
Shiromani Akali Dal supports NDA nominee Jagdeep Dhankhar in VP polls

Dhankhar is pitted against joint Opposition candidate Margaret Alva

6 Aug 2022 2:23 pm
Plan to hoist 17 lakh tricolours atop houses in Thane

The `Har Ghar Tiranga` campaign is part of the `Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav` - India`s 75th Independence Day - to be celebrated on August 15

6 Aug 2022 10:56 am
India records 19,400 new Covid-19 cases, 49 deaths

The death toll has climbed to 5,26,649 with 49 new fatalities, the data updated at 8 am stated.

6 Aug 2022 10:53 am
Ukraine wants safe shipping deal extended beyond grain

The July 22 deal marked a rare diplomatic breakthrough as war rages in eastern Ukraine, with Kyiv trying to rebuild its shattered economy after more than five months of conflict

6 Aug 2022 9:40 am
13 dead, dozens injured in blaze at Thai nightclub

Witnesses described seeing smoke and fire on the ceiling near the venues stage followed by the sound of explosions

6 Aug 2022 9:36 am
Three decades of professionalism

A politician recently attacked the BMC for misgovernance and corruption, which makes no sense because its untrue

6 Aug 2022 7:07 am
Safety is paramount at dahi handi celebrations

There is a real buzz with reference to dahi handi given that the festival with human pyramids, its most identifiable feature, is ready to be celebrated without any pandemic-induced restrictions

6 Aug 2022 7:06 am
Congress leaders Rahul, Priyanka Gandhi detained amid party`s price rise protest

Delhi Police imposed Section 144 of the CrPC in the New Delhi district except Jantar Mantar, amid Congress party`s call for nationwide protests against inflation and unemployment

5 Aug 2022 2:42 pm
Ian Chappell questions the future of cricket

If played well, the 50-over game is a good cricket match and rewarding in its entertainment value. These are generally the sentiments of older players who knew only 2 formats. Current players often place the IPL in particular and T20 in general at the top of the list when it comes to satisfaction

5 Aug 2022 11:09 am