Pak, militants out to label every Kashmiri as terrorist; 4 non-locals shot in 24 hours

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The silence that prevailed in the Valley after the first round of five civilian killings last week was shattered on the weekend, as Kashmir witnessed cold-blo...

Iran's president voices concern over IS militants in Af

Tehran, Oct 19 (IANS) Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has expressed concern about the presence of the Islamic State (IS) militants in Afghanistan, state TV reported.


China's 'unscientific approach' banning Indians from travelling to China

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) For last more than one year-and-a-half, China has banned Indians travelling back to China. As a result, many students, businesspersons and family members are stranded in India. The Indian Ambassador has opened dialogue with China on this issue, as this is pu...


Delhi, TN lead India's switch to electric cooking with 17% adoption: CEEW

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) States such as Delhi, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Assam, and Kerala have seen a gradual uptick in the adoption of electric cooking (eCooking) devices, according to an independent study released by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW).


Reuters probe on Amazon snowballs into fiery letter by 5 US lawmakers mulling criminal probe

New York, Oct 18 (IANS) Five members of a US congressional committee have alluded that Amazon Inc led them on the wrong road during a probe on business practices and may have economised on the truth under oath.


Bangladesh drifting into communal anarchy

Dhaka/New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Bangladesh has traditionally had a highly sensitive politico-religious fabric, where any developments within the country or in the Islamic world has had implications on the politics and religious contours of the Bangladeshi society.

'Godman' Ram Rahim gets life sentence in manager murder case too
To curb air pollution, Delhi launches 'Red Light on, Gaadi off' campaign
Rail Roko: Protestors sit on tracks in several states, demand Ajay Misra's removal


Key industrial states report high unemployment rate: CMIE

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Two of the country's prominent manufacturing centres registered joblessness in high double digits in September even though economic revival and demand resurrection were resulting in more jobs being created in various sectors.


Economy healing but still digging out of deep economic contraction: RBI

Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) India's economy may be healing but it is still digging out of one of the deepest contractions to hit any major economy during the pandemic, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said in its monthly bulletin.


Only India, two others defy housing price rise in 60 countries surveyed by IMF

New York, Oct 19 (IANS) While most economic indicators deteriorated in 2020, house prices largely defied the pandemic in over 57 of the 60 countries surveyed by the International Monetary Fund.


Colin Powell, who broke US racial barriers in politics, military, dies at 84

New York, Oct 18 (IANS) Colin Powell, who blasted through racial barriers to become the US' first African American Secretary of State, National Security Adviser, and the top military officer and was a one-time favourite for President, died at the age of 84 on Monday from COVID-19-re...



T20 World Cup warm-ups: Pakistan, Australia, and South Africa win

Dubai, Oct 19 (IANS) A fine half-century by skipper Babar Azam and an unbeaten 46 by Fakhar Zaman helped Pakistan beat defending champions West Indies by 7 wickets with 27 balls to spare in a warm-up match of the T20 World Cup here on Monday.


Kerala couple arrives on a cooking vessel for marriage

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 18 (IANS) Nothing could deter a young couple in Kerala as they braved the floods to reach in time for their marriage, travelling nearly 500 metres on a traditional copper cooking vessel for their wedding held in a local temple at Thakazhi near Alappuzha on Mo...


Somnath Temple: A glorious past and future

Ahmedabad, Oct 18 (IANS) Somnath is a celebrated site of pilgrimage of India, especially for Hindus, situated on the shore of the Arabian Sea. Amidst multiple wonders of the place, there lies an idol that was supposedly found in the middle of the temple without any structure to supp...


Noted Kannada actor, comedian Shankar Rao passes away

Bengaluru, Oct 18 (IANS) Noted Kannada actor and comedian Shankar Rao passed away at his home here on Monday. He was 88 and unwell for quite some time.

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'Bigg Boss 15': Pratik breaks down after Jay abuses his family

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.


Apple unveils MacBook Pro powered by M1 Pro, M1 Max chips

Cupertino (California), Oct 18 (IANS) Apple on Monday unveiled a completely reimagined MacBook Pro powered by the all-new M1 Pro and M1 Max -- the first pro chips designed for the Mac -- in 14- and 16-inch models.


Memory Care Homes for the elderly

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANSlife) Ailments associated with memory, especially Alzheimer's disease and Dementia, are common among the elderly. While these ailments have no peculiar pattern for their onset among senior citizens, there are ways the symptoms of these memory disorders can be dealt with. One o...