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Red-tapism made acquisition process a vicious cycle: Indian Army Chief

New Delhi, Jan 21 | Self-reliance is a strategic necessity but to achieve it a revolution is needed in bureaucratic affairs, Indian Army Chief...

Electrician in PPE kit steals Rs 20-cr jewellery, held

New Delhi, Jan 21 | Electrician Sheikh Nur Rehman had meticulously planned a perfect burglary -- or at least he thought so -- in...

Nripendra Mishra in Ayodhya to discuss final stages of Ram temple

Ayodhya, Jan 21 | Ram Janmabhoomi Construction Committee head Nripendra Mishra arrived in Ayodhya on Thursday to attend a two-day meeting called to discuss...

Counter negative propaganda against govt projects: Goa CM

P0anaji, Jan 21 | Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Thursday urged engineering students to counter the negative commentary against the government's development...

PM Modi to kick-start ‘Parakram Diwas’ celebrations in Kolkata on Jan...

Kolkata, Jan 21 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi will join the celebrations of 'Parakram Diwas' in Kolkata on January 23 to commemorate the...

Woman kills minor son, commits suicide in UP

Hamirpur (UP), Jan 21 | A 30-year-old woman allegedly killed her five-year-old son by giving him milk laced with powdered glass to drink and...

Israel says Covid vax fears ‘inaccurate’ after many test positive

London, Jan 21 | After the man coordinating Israel's Covid-19 response reportedly said that a single vaccine dose against the disease appeared less effective...

10 BJP nominees, 2 of SP elected to UP Vidhan Parishad

Lucknow, Jan 21 | Ten nominees of the ruling BJP, including its state President Swatantra Dev Singh and Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma, and...

92 countries post request for Made-in-India vaccines

By Atul Aneja, SPS Pannu & Ateet Sharma New Delhi, Jan 21 | Ninety-two countries have approached India for Covid-19 vaccines, bolstering New Delhis credentials...

Facial recognition tech deployed in UP to help women in distress

Lucknow, Jan 21 | The Lucknow police are deploying facial recognition technology backed by security cameras that will read expressions of women in distress...

CM Gehlot worried over slow vaccination in Rajasthan

Jaipur, Jan 21 | The vaccination drive in Rajasthan has been slow to take off ever since it began on January 16.As per health...

Farmers, police meeting on tractor rally ends inconclusively

New Delhi, Jan 21 | The meeting between farmer leaders and Delhi Police officials on the issue of the tractor march on January 26...

K’taka Cabinet reshuffled, portfolios given to 7 inductees

Bengaluru, Jan 21 | Over a week after expanding his 17-month-old Cabinet, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa on Thursday effected a minor reshuffle and...

CBI takes over murder, kidnapping case of Yes Bank VP, 5...

New Delhi, Jan 21 | Almost five months after the death of Yes Bank Vice President Dheeraj Ahlawat, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)...

A triumph for America, and a triumph for fashion

By Sujata AssomullNew Delhi, Jan 21 (IANSlife) Over the past few months people have been asking the question why does fashion matter? Fashion matters...

Modi govt to provide a home to everyone by Aug 15,...

Gandhinagar, Jan 21 | Union home minister Amit Shah on Thursday said he had full faith that the BJP government at the Centre led...

BJP pulls out all stops for UP Panchayat polls

Lucknow, Jan 21 | The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh has deployed its top organisational functionaries and grassroots cadres to ensure the...

SC seeks response on Cong getting opposition seat in Maha civic...

New Delhi, Jan 21 | The political dynamics in Maharashtra posed an unexpected surprise for the Supreme Court on Thursday, as it wondered how...

Amazon urges Biden to prioritise its workers for Covid-19 vaccine

San Francisco, Jan 21 | In a letter addressed to US President Joe Biden, Amazon has said that its essential workers who cannot work...

Pharmacopoeia Commission proposes reduction in tests on animals for drug manufacturing

New Delhi, Jan 21 | The Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (IPC), responsible for setting standards for drugs, has proposed a significant reduction in required tests...

Kerala: Court clears arrest of Sivasankar in dollar smuggling case

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 21 | The Special Economic Offences court in Kerala has given sanction to the Customs department to arrest M. Sivasankar in the...

Sasikala admitted to hospital for suspected Covid

Bengaluru, Jan 21 | Late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK chief J. Jayalalithaas close aide V.K. Sasikala has been admitted to Bengaluru's Bowring...

Trinamool-BJP slugfest over Netaji in poll-bound Bengal (IANS SPECIAL)

By Soudhriti BhabaniKolkata, Jan 21 | In poll-bound West Bengal, nationalist icon and freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose happens to be the new-found...

AirAsia India extends its Flash Sale

By IANSlifeNew Delhi, Jan 21 (IANSlife) Encouraging forward bookings with a #TimeToTravel campaign while announcing new domestic routes, AirAsia India extended its Flash Sale...

70% rise in towing assistance queries post-accidents on highways

By IANSlifeNew Delhi, Jan 21 (IANSlife) Around 1.50 lakh people die in road accidents every year. Maharashtra saw a fall in accidents last year,...

Archival material, photographs of Qutub Minar go on view

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, Jan 21 (IANSlife) An ongoing exhibition on the Delhi's 13th century archeological wonder Qutub Minar has reproductions of archival photographs,...

Maldives remained popular holiday destination for Indians in 2020

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, Jan 21 (IANSlife) India has always been a key market for Maldives. Since the reopening of the borders, the arrival...

Queer spaces to check out in Philadelphia

By IANSlifeNew Delhi, Jan 21 (IANSlife) In 1965, four years before the Stonewall Riots in New York ignited the worldwide modern gay rights movement,...

Hyderabad boy set ablaze by father over studies succumbs

Hyderabad, Jan 21 | A 12-year-old boy set ablaze by his father for not taking his studies seriously and not attending online classes succumbed...

With 226 new cases, T’gana Covid tally reaches over 2.92L

Hyderabad, Jan 21 | Telangana recorded 226 new Covid cases and reported one death during the last 24 hours, health officials said on Thursday.The...

Nearly two-third Indians want Bharat Ratna for Dalai Lama

New Delhi, Jan 21 | Two thirds of respondents in the IANS C Voter Tibet poll have endorsed the demand for conferring Indias highest...

NCB busts drugs factory in Mumbai, unearths Dawood link

Mumbai, Jan 21 | In a mega action against the drug cartel in Mumbai, the Narcotics Control Bureau has got the links of fugitive...

Minus 27.1 in Drass, Srinagar freezes at minus 7

Srinagar, Jan 21 | Minimum temperatures plummetted further across the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh on Thursday as the weather office forecast another spell of...

Biopic on centenarian marathoner Fauja Singh (Ld)

Chandigarh, Jan 21 | Centenarian marathon runner Fauja Singh's biography 'Turbaned Tornado', authored by Chandigarh-based Khushwant Singh, is all set to become a biopic.On...

Prepare database of frontline workers: Yogi

Lucknow, Jan 21 | UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed officials to promptly prepare a database of the frontline workers for the upcoming...

Water tank from Mughal era found in Fatehpur Sikri

Agra, Jan 21 | A water tank, with a fountain in the centre, dating back to the 16th century Mughal era, has been found...

Girl and father end life in UP

Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 21 | A teenager battling depression for two years following her mother's death ended her life, prompting even the father...

Gurugram’s Covid recovery rate improves to 98.68%

Gurugram, Jan 21 | The recovery rate of coronavirus infected patients in Gurugram has increased to 98.68 per cent from the 95 per cent...

Priest bludgeoned to death in Lucknow

Lucknow, Jan 21 | An 85-year-old priest of a Shiva temple was brutally bludgeoned to death in Shivpur village on the outskirts of the...

Akhilesh questions ‘intention’ behind deferring farm laws

Lucknow, Jan 21 | Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav has questioned the 'intentions' of the Modi government to defer farm laws by one and...

Yogi govt acquires 173 acre land of Azam Khan’s Jauhar Trust

Rampur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 21 | The Rampur district administration has registered 173 acres of land of the Maulana Mohammad Ali Jauhar Trust, established...

Leopard attacks UP forester in Pilibhit

Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 21 | A leopard attacked an Uttar Pradesh forest officer in a village in Pilibhit out of her motherly instinct.This...

Nadda’s crucial 2-day visit to Lucknow from Thursday

Lucknow, Jan 21 | BJP president J.P. Nadda will arrive in Lucknow on Thursday on a two-day visit.Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) media in-charge Manish...

‘HC upholding ban on anti-Cow Slaughter Act boost to BJP govt’

Bengaluru, Jan 21 | Elated over the Karnataka High Court's observation on the ban on cow slaughter is 'constitutionally valid', Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa...

Rahul Gandhi wishes US President Biden, VP Harris

New Delhi, Jan 20 | Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday congratulated people of the US after President Joe Biden and Vice...

Why not repeal 3 farm laws instead of suspending them: Cong

New Delhi, Jan 20 | Hours after the 10th round of talks between the farmers and the government on Wednesday remained inconclusive again...

Amit Shah to preside over NEC plenary session in Shillong

Shillong, Jan 20 | The 69th plenary session of the North Eastern Council (NEC), a regional planning body, would be held in the...

Gang held for robbing unsuspecting passengers

New Delhi, Jan 20 | Delhi police have arrested two robbers and apprehended three juveniles who were part of a gang which robbed unsuspecting...

How will courts find out who is a fake baba, asks...

New Delhi, Jan 20 | The Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to entertain a plea seeking action against illegal ashrams run by fake "babas"...

Business

Hero MotoCorp surpasses 100 mn cumulative production milestone

New Delhi, Jan 21 | Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp has surpassed the significant milestone of 100 million (10 crore) units in cumulative production.The 100...