THE RAGING PANDEMIC

Covid victim's wife alleges molestation, O2 scams in Bihar hospitals

Patna, May 10 (IANS) The wife of a Covid patient, who succumbed in a private hospital in Patna on May 8, has alleged that a doctor there had molested her, while the hospital administration deliberately switched off the oxygen supply in the ICU, to force people to buy oxygen cylinder...

National

Agra Metro Rail project picks momentum despite Covid alarm

Agra, May 11 (IANS) While the city and its vast rural hinterland continue to reel under Covid-19 with alarming rise in the number of fresh cases in the past 20 days, construction work on the Agra Metro Rail project continues at a brisk pace.

FOCUS

Covid stress: Police in Hyderabad open counselling centre

Hyderabad, May 10 (IANS) In a move to prevent suicides and keep people away from depression and anxiety during Covid pandemic times, Rachakonda police on Monday launched psycho-social counselling services for citizens of Telangana.

INDIA ABROAD

Pak Army Chief in Kabul to meet Afghan President Ghani

Islamabad, May 10 (IANS) Pakistan's Chief of Army Staff (COAS), General Qamar Javed Bajwa, landed in Kabul on Monday to meet Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani amid uncertainty in the region, heightened tensions due to terror attacks in Afghanistan, withdrawal of US troops and the l...

Himanta Biswa Sarma takes oath as 15th CM of Assam, PM congratulates
India witnesses drop in daily Covid infections logs over 3.66L fresh cases
Need 3 crore vaccines to vaccinate entire Delhi in 3 months: Kejriwal

INSIGHT

7 of 15 Assam CMs ex-students of 120-yr-old Cotton University

Guwahati, May 10 (IANS) The 120-year-old Cotton University, previously Cotton College, in Guwahati has given Assam seven of the states 15 Chief Ministers, including Himanta Biswa Sarma, who on Monday was sworn-in as the 15th CM of the northeastern state.

DEEP-DIVE

Covid: Undetected early heart damage ups death risk

New York, May 10 (IANS) Hospitalised Covid-19 patients with an often undetected sign of heart failure were nearly five times more likely to die, according to new research.

BUSINESS

Vehicle registrations plunge over 31% in April YoY: FADA (Lead)

New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) India's vehicle registrations declined by 31.83 per cent on a year-on-year (YoY) basis in April 2021.

INTERNATIONAL

Iran confirms direct talks with Saudi

Tehran, May 10 (IANS) Iranian authorities have confirmed reports that direct talks had taken place with Saudi Arabia on Monday.

TOP PICS

SPORTS

England players to skip remainder of IPL: ECB

London, May 11 (IANS) Even as the Indian cricket board hopes to complete remainder of the Indian Premier League (IPL), possibly at an overseas destination, the English board has put its foot down in favour of international cricket, ruling out the possibility of English cricketers pl...

ENTERTAINMENT

Salman Khan: I am still the same Salman but expect something new in 'Radhe'

Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Salman Khan promises fans he will not repeat what he has done before, in his new film "Radhe: Your Most Wanted Bhai". The action thriller is the superstar's Eid bonanza for 2021, and scheduled for a digital pay-per-view release in India on May 13. Salman, who i...

SHOWCASE

400-bed Covid centre at Rakabganj Gurudwara attached to LNJP hospital

New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) A new 400-bed isolation and treatment centre for Covid patients at Rakabganj Gurudwara has been attached to Lok Nayak Jai Prakash (LNJP) hospital, wherein in case a patient develops critical symptoms he will be shifted to the hospital.

Spotlight

A superhero grandmother, copycat ninjas, a disastrous food festival

New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Guess whats cooking in Gadbadland? Lies, mystery, trouble and laughs as a superhero grandmother faces her greatest foe yet in Lavanya Karthik's "Ninja Nani And The Freaky Food Festival" (Duckbill).

New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) On I-Day eve, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, speaking exclusively to IANS just days after his government's decision on Article 370 noted how he was troubled and saddened by the fact that the 73rd Amendment to the Constitution pertaining to Panchayati Raj institutions did not apply to Jammu and Kashmir. He said that in the last few years, panchayats in Jammu and Kashmir got more powers to work towards peoples progress and various subjects transferred to panchayats under the 73rd Amendment were transferred to panchayats of Jammu and Kashmir.

SCIENCE/TECH

Vivo commits 3 years of Android updates for upcoming flagships

New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Chinese smartphone brand Vivo has announced that its upcoming X-series flagship phones will receive three years of major Android OS upgrades and security updates.

IANS Life

Kubbra Sait reveals her idea of perfect old age

New Delhi, May 10 (IANSlife) 'Sacred Games' actor Kubbra Sait says that in her sixties or seventies, she would like a tiny home with a little garden probably growing cabbages. "Oh yeah, if it faces the beach, then that will be amazing," quips Kubbra.


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