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On Women’s Day, CM Yogi to focus on women farmers

Lucknow, March 3 | The Yogi Adityanath government will celebrate International Women's Day with a special focus on women farmers. The department of agriculture...

UP girls to train in self-defence

Lucknow, March 1 | Under the ongoing Mission Shakti programme, girl students in more than 40,000 upper primary schools will learn self-defence techniques between...

Girl knocks court’s doors after tolerating torture of child marriage for...

Jaipur, March 1 | After suffering for 12 long years subsequent to marriage at the tender age of seven, 18-year-old Mansi Gurjar has finally...

Unicef hails release of abducted hostages in Nigeria

Lagos, Feb 28 | The United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef) has welcomed the release of abducted hostages from a boarding school in north-central Nigeria."I...

DPS Srinagar rewards girl who braved odds

By Sheikh QayoomSrinagar, Feb 27 | Delhi Public School (DPS) Srinagar on Saturday announced scholarship and reward for the daughter of a daily wage...

NIA names 4 in Delhi-Jharkhand human trafficking charge sheet

Ranchi, Feb 27 | The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Saturday filed its first supplementary charge sheet against four people for running a human...

Reduced circle rates in Delhi kick in

New Delhi, Feb 27 | The Delhi government has notified the 20 per cent reduced circle rates for land and immovable properties to boost...

‘Praveshotsav’ campaign launched to admit children to schools in Bihar

By Manoj PathakPatna, Feb 27 | Schools from classes 1 to 5 are scheduled to resume in Bihar from March 1 after a...

Human rights must not only be available to privileged: UN chief

United Nations, Feb 25 | United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday that human rights must not only be available to the privileged...

Four missing UP girls found in Uttarakhand (Ld)

Lakhimpur Kheri (UP), Feb 24 | The four girls who went missing on their way to school on Tuesday, were found in Uttarakhand on...

US, UNHCR, rights groups oppose Malaysia’s Rohingya repatriation (Ld)

By Subir BhaumikKolkata, Feb 24 | UN agencies, western governments, including the US, and global human rights groups have strongly opposed Malaysia's sudden repatriation...

US, UNHCR, rights groups oppose Malaysia’s Rohingya repatriation

By Subir BhaumikKolkata, Feb 24 | UN agencies, western governments, including the US, and global human rights groups have strongly opposed Malaysia's sudden repatriation...

19 women in UP chosen to drive state buses

Lucknow, Feb 24 | For the first time, several women have been short-listed to drive the buses run by the Uttar Pradesh State Roadways...

Disabled aircraft recovery kit installed at Bengaluru airport

Bengaluru, Feb 23 | A disabled aircraft recovery kit has been installed at the city airport to clear the runway early in the...

300-yr-old Banyan tree in Chandni Chowk awaits saviours

New Delhi, Feb 23 | A banyan tree in the Capital's Chandni Chowk area that could be 300...

Age no bar: 80-yr-old Ujjain woman completes PhD

By Sundeep PouranikUjjain, Feb 23 | There is a saying that there is no age barrier for reading and learning that a person can...

Indian Navy, Coast Guard feeding stranded Rohingyas, but no rescue yet...

By Subir BhaumikKolkata, Feb 23 | The Indian Navy and Coast Guard personnel have been feeding and providing medical attention to a group of...

Commuters forced to take alternative routes due to farmers’ protest

New Delhi, Feb 23 | After closure of roads on the Delhi borders due to the farmers' protests, common people are...

Suicide preventer comes to terms with suicide

New Delhi, Feb 23 | In April 2017, Nandini Murali lost her urologist husband Dr T.R. Murali to suicide. In the wake of...

‘Indian Coast Guards feeding stranded Rohingyas on high seas’

By Subir BhaumikKolkata, Feb 23 | Indian Coast Guards vessels have reached a boat carrying 90 Rohingya refugees and three Bangladesh crewmen which drifted...

Taxing aircraft’s wing knocks down lighting pole in Vijayawada airport

Vijayawada, Feb 20 | An Air India Express flight from Doha to Vijayawada knocked down a high mast lighting pole while taxing on the...

‘Mobile Hut’ at Ghazipur border to support farmers

New Delhi, Feb 20 | Amid the ongoing peasants' protest that will soon complete three months at the Delhi borders, a...

Speed detector CCTVs to identify Gurugram’s accident-prone areas

Gurugram, Feb 20 | The Gurugram district administration has decided to install speed detector CCTV cameras for identifying accident-prone areas across Gurugram.This decision was...

Pay wife Rs 2.6 cr alimony arrears or go to jail,...

New Delhi, Feb 19 | The Supreme Court on Friday gave a final opportunity to a man to clear Rs 2.6 crore arrears of...

We must induce road safety value in youngsters: Delhi police chief

New Delhi, Feb 19 ( IANS ) As a part of Delhi Police Week 2021 celebrations, the police hosted a commemorative function at...

Mughlai menu: SpiceJet to offer Karim’s dishes to flyers

New Delhi, Feb 19 | To entice flyers with authentic Mughlai cuisine, SpiceJet has tied-up with Old Delhi's iconic restaurant, Karim's.For the uninitiated, Karim's...

In a first, non-premium petrol breaches Rs 100-mark in Raj

By Archana SharmaJaipur, Feb 18 | Continuing its northbound trend in Rajasthan, the price of non-premium petrol crossed the Rs 100-mark for the first...

UNICEF calls for immediate release of abducted children in Nigeria

Lagos, Feb 18 | The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has called for the "immediate and unconditional" release of the kids believed to be...

12-yr-old autistic girl swims world-record 36 kms in Arabian Sea

Mumbai, Feb 18 | The 12-year-old daughter of an Indian Navy sailor has created history by swimming 36 kms...

Neha Kakkar donates Rs 5 lakh to veteran lyricist Santosh Anand

Mumbai, Feb 18 | Singer Neha Kakkar will donate Rs 5 lakh to veteran Bollywood lyricist Santosh Anand during an upcoming episode of Indian...

Role during pandemic was most important of my career: Sonu Sood

Hyderabad, Feb 18 | Actor Sonu Sood, who played good Samaritan during Covid-19 pandemic, said on Wednesday that this was the important role...

Termites feast on Andhra pork seller’s cash worth Rs 5 lakh

Mylavaram (Andhra Pradesh), Feb 17 | A pork seller at Mylavaram in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district lost Rs 5 lakh worth currency...

Maharashtra announces Caravan Tourism policy to boost leisure tours

Mumbai, Feb 17 | Nearly 11 years after the Centre set the ball rolling for Caravan Tourism, the Maharashtra government on Wednesday approved its...

R’sthan hoteliers stay afloat amid pandemic, courtesy weddings

By Archana SharmaJaipur, Feb 17 | Amid the ongoing pandemic, weddings have helped revive the hotel sector in Rajasthan which was left bleeding...

Indian gaming industry sees strong hiring gains: Report

New Delhi, Feb 17 | The Indian gaming industry is witnessing a spike in hiring activity and in January, both gaming sector job postings...

2.5 kg gold saree offered to goddess on KCR’s birthday

Hyderabad, Feb 17 | A gold saree of 2.5 kg was offered at a temple and prayers in places of worship of all...

Microsoft to make more accessible Xbox games for the disabled

New Delhi, Feb 17 | To help the differently-abled play the next-generation games, Microsoft has expanded its accessibility efforts with a new programme for...

MP govt to make Indore ‘beggar-free’ city

Indore, Feb 17 | The Madhya Pradesh government has accelerated the efforts to make its business capital Indore a 'beggar-free' city. Initiatives have also...

After Bareilly’s ‘Jhumka’, Pilibhit gets a ‘Bansuri Chowk’

Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 17 | After Bareilly got its famous 'jhumka', it is now Pilibhit that has got its 'Bansuri Chowk' that showcases...

Rs 1.4Cr unclaimed cash found in UP train

Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 17 | A red trolley bag containing Rs 1.4 crore was found in the Swatantrata Sangram Senani Special train that...

UP students to use tech to promote ODOP

Lucknow, Feb 17 | The students of Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) will now help in improving the flagship scheme of the Uttar Pradesh...

Sahaj Marg, heartfulness and yoga beacons of hope: PM Modi

Hyderabad/New Delhi, Feb 16 | Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said Sahaj Marg, heartfulness and yoga are a beacon of hope for the...

Roadblock due to farm protests at Singhu hits nursery business

New Delhi, Feb 16 | After the months-long lockdown due to the Covid-19 pandemic, 35-year-old Manjur Alam was expecting customers at...

‘RAW’ wounds fester for this UP man

Lucknow, Feb 16 | This man's story appears to be the perfect material for a Bollywood thriller being firmly ingrained in painful reality.Manoj Ranjan...

UP Police station ‘adopts’ teen

Meerut (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 16 | In heart-warming gesture, a police station in Meerut district has 'adopted' a 14-year-old boy who had nowhere to...

Manipur’s iconic all-women market reopens after 11 months

By Sujit ChakrabortyImphal/Agartala, Feb 16 | World's largest all-women-run market 'Ima Keithal' or the 'Mother's Market', located in the Manipur state...

More than 2/3rd did not file sexual harassment complaint at workplaces

New Delhi, Feb 15 | For those who faced sexual harassment at their workplace, 68.7 per cent decided not to file a written or...

Prince Harry and Meghan expecting second child

Los Angeles, Feb 15 | The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, have confirmed that they are expecting a younger...

DMRC set to upgrade its Automatic Fare Collection System

New Delhi, Feb 15 (2021) Delhi Metro has decided to upgrade its Automatic Fare Collection System.IANS spoke to Anup Dayal, Executive Director, Corporate Communications,...

Bee Rowlatt: Coronavirus pandemic has reversed women’s progress

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, Feb 15 (IANSlife) Noted writer, journalist and a key campaigner for the recognition of 20th century feminist writer...

Business

India’s Feb services sector output rises: PMI

New Delhi, March 3 | Healthy rise in new orders accelerated India's services sector output growth in February.Moreover, the roll out of the Covid-19...