Chinese Army abducted Arunachalee teenager, says MP Tapir Gao

New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The Chinese Army has reportedly abducted an Arunachal Pradesh teenager from the Indian territory where China had constructed 3-4 km road in 2018.


Man held for duping woman of Rs 41,590 in Rajasthan

Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) Rajasthan police on Wednesday arrested a man from Udaipur for allegedly duping a woman of Rs 41,590 through a Youtube channel on pretext selling her a few expensive dresses.


BJP announces one more candidate for UP Assembly polls

New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The BJP on Wednesday announced one more candidate for Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, fielding Mukta Raja from the Aligarh Assembly constituency.


Assam's Covid surge after Bihu festivities continues

Guwahati, Jan 20 (IANS) The surge of Covid-19 infections in Assam after the harvest festival 'Bhogali Bihu' continued as 8,339 cases were reported on Wednesday, Health Minister Keshab Mahanta said.

Gwadar protests to resume after Balochistan govt fails to fulfil demands

New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Illegal fishing has now resumed in Gwadar, Pakistan, and citizens continue to face humiliation and harassment at check-points, the Friday Times reported.


B'desh brightened its image by curbing terrorism: Hasina

Dhaka, Jan 20 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said on Wednesday that the image of the nation has brightened by its success in curbing terrorism and militancy.

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Civil Service College, housing, 8MW solar projects: India's gift to Mauritius

New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Mauritius counterpart Pravind Kumar Jugnauth will jointly inaugurate the India-assisted Social Housing Units project in Mauritius virtually on Thursday (January 20).


Govt talks to experts to tackle pest attack on chilli crops

New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) There was a worry that chilli farmers from Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and other states might move to other crops as a severe thrips attack in chilli crops in these states has seriously affected the crop yield and the chilli farmers are highly worri...


Budget FY23: Reduce central excise on ATF to 5%, says IndiGo

New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Airline major IndiGo on Wednesday urged the Centre to reduce central excise on jet fuel to 5 per cent from 11 per cent in the Union Budget FY23, to be tabled in the Parliament on February 1.


Sri Lanka shuts down power station as fuel runs out due to forex crisis

New Delhi, Jan 19: Sri Lanka on Wednesday faced a severe crisis after it had to shut down the Kelanitissa Power Plant during the night due to the lack of diesel. The power plant generates 300 megawatts of electricity on a daily basis.



1st ODI: Our middle-order couldn't get going, we needed more partnerships, says KL Rahul

Paarl, Jan 19 (IANS) After suffering a 31-run defeat, India skipper KL Rahul on Wednesday said that the middle-order of his team couldn't get going and they needed more partnerships while chasing a big target in the first ODI against South Africa, here.


Cooped up in rusty & cramped cage, 14-year-old leopardess dies in Chennai zoo

Chennai, Jan 19 (IANS) The Postmortem report of a 14-year-old leopardess at Arignar Anna Zoological park has revealed that esophageal rupture and pulmonary hemorrhage as the primary reasons for the death.


Two pairs of Red Pandas restocked in the wild by Darjeeling Zoo

New Delhi/Darjeeling, Jan 20 (IANS) Two pairs of Red Pandas, an endangered species, from the Darjeeling Zoo were restocked in the Singalila National Park, the second such restocking by the zoo since 2003-4.


Celebrated French actor Gaspard Ulliel dies in skiing accident

Paris, Jan 19 (IANS) Gaspard Ulliel, one of France's best-known actors, who'll soon be seen in Marvel's upcoming and much-anticipated 'Moon Knight' series on Disney Plus, died following a skiing accident in the French Alps on Wednesday, reports 'Variety'. He was 37.

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Three R&D projects approved under India-Israel I4F

New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Deliberating on widening the scope of India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund (I4F), the two countries have approved three joint R&D projects worth $5.5 million and suggested measures to create a broader India-Israel collaborative ecosy...


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New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANSlife) Fire poses a major hazard to any type of property, be it commercial, residential or industrial. When it comes to safeguarding these spaces, making use of a fire extinguisher is important, but it also has certain limitations.

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