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Onir to direct web series on Pulwama terror attack
  • Onir to direct web series on Pulwama terror attack(18:50)

    Mumbai, Oct 18 (IANS) A web series will be made as homage to the bravehearts and the NIA team who painstakingly investigated the Pulwama terror attack took place in 2019, and shook the nation to its core. The web series titled 'Pulwama Key No. 1026' will be directed by National Award-winning filmmaker Onir.

    Cinema/Showbiz TV/OTT
Neighbouring states to blame for Delhi's rising pollution levels: Rai
Katrina Kaif looks stunning in beach pics, reels
  • Katrina Kaif looks stunning in beach pics, reels(18:48)

    New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Katrina Kaif has been keeping busy with the promotions of her Diwali extravaganza 'Sooryavanshi'. Amidst her busy schedule, the actress took to Instagram to share her pictures and reels on Instagram. In two separate posts, the actress can be seen basking in the warm sun wearing a white gown with a thigh-high slit and open tresses.

    Cinema/Showbiz
Rail Roko protests by farmers affect rail traffic in Rajasthan
  • Rail Roko protests by farmers affect rail traffic in Rajasthan(18:44)

    Jaipur, Oct 18 (IANS) A total of 18 trains were cancelled in North West Railways in Rajasthan while 10 were partially suspended as 'Rail Roko' protests by farmers against the Lakhimpur Kheri incident and the demand of the resignation of Union Minister Ajay Misra Teni, affected the services in Hanumangarh, Bikaner, Jodhpur, Ganganagar and Churu districts.

    National
We have to remember Morgan is unique, has gone through spells like this: Hussain
  • We have to remember Morgan is unique, has gone through spells like this: Hussain(18:42)

    Dubai, Oct 18 (IANS) Former England captain Nasser Hussain has reminded that current skipper Eoin Morgan is unique and has gone through bad spells of form before. He also hoped that one good innings will click things for Morgan. Morgan, who led Kolkata Knight Riders to runners-up position in IPL 2021, had a horrid time with the bat, scoring just 133 runs in 17 matches with an average of 11.08 and strike rate of 95.68.

    Sports
Kamal Nath accuses BJP of luring candidate, calls MP Lokayukta fake
Kerala sees lower Covid tally due to fewer tests
  • Kerala sees lower Covid tally due to fewer tests(18:36)

    Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 18 (IANS) Kerala on Monday saw 6,676 new Covid cases after 68,668 tests were conducted in the past 24 hours and the test positivity rate was 9.72 per cent, said a statement from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.

    National Health/Medicine THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH
T20 WC: Hundred percent, it would be my biggest life achievement in sports, says Rabada
TN to crack down on usage of polythene covers
  • TN to crack down on usage of polythene covers(18:22)

    Chennai, Oct 18 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu environment department has issued orders to all district administration officers to enforce strict measures over the use of polythene covers after reports that recycled plastics are being used at several places.

    National Environment/Wildlife Health/Medicine
China's inhalable Covid vax may boost antibodies 300-fold
  • China's inhalable Covid vax may boost antibodies 300-fold(18:20)

    Beijing, Oct 18 (IANS) An inhalable Covid-19 vaccine developed by China's CanSino Biologics has shown an increase of 250- to 300-fold in neutralising antibody levels as a booster shot, the media reported.

    General Health/Medicine Science THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH
MPs from Rajasthan are best performing
  • MPs from Rajasthan are best performing(18:20)

    New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Rajasthan MPs are facing the least amount of anger from the electorate followed by Andhra Pradesh and Bihar representatives, as per IANS-CVoter Governance Index.

    National
T2o World Cup: Ireland's Campher claims four wickets off four balls v Netherlands
Anger diffuses at local level rising against states, Centre
  • Anger diffuses at local level rising against states, Centre(18:18)

    New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) The anger of electorate on governance issues is being channelised against the Centre and the states while the local governance factor has dissipated in the Covid era, according to the IANS-CVoter Governance Index.

    National
Several states score above average in performance
Bhupesh Baghel emerges on top in race for best Chief Minister
India, Israel agree to mutually recognize Covid vax certification
NASA's Perseverance captures panoramic view of Martian ridges
Rail roko: Train services disrupted at 130 places
  • Rail roko: Train services disrupted at 130 places(18:06)

    New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Train services were disrupted at 130 places as farmers sat on railway tracks following a call given by Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) demanding arrest and resignation of Union Minister of State for Home Ajay Misra Teni in connection with the October 3 Lakhimpur Kheri violence. The minister's son, Ashish Misra, is a prime accused in the case.

    National
Vehicle runs two women over in Jalandhar, one dead
  • Vehicle runs two women over in Jalandhar, one dead(18:06)

    Chandigarh, Oct 18 (IANS) In a horrific incident caught on a roadside CCTV, two young women, who were crossing the road, were run over on Monday by a vehicle being driven by a police inspector in Punjab's Jalandhar town.

    National
Tripura to add CM's articles on state's last ruler to school books
  • Tripura to add CM's articles on state's last ruler to school books(18:00)

    Agartala, Oct 18 (IANS) The Tripura government will include some articles from the book written by Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb about the last princely ruler Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya Bahadur in the school curriculum, officials said on Monday.

    National
Shots fired at murder accused returning from Delhi court, 1 injured
'Bigg Boss 15': Is friendship of Jay and Tejasswi on the rocks?
Kerala mulls online platform for products of Kudumbashree, MSME units
  • Kerala mulls online platform for products of Kudumbashree, MSME units(17:50)

    Kochi, Oct 18 (IANS) P. Rajeev, State Minister for Law, Industry, and Coir on Monday said the Kerala government is working on the idea of starting an online platform to deliver products manufactured by Kudumbashree and other Micro, small, and medium production units, for which the work has already started.

    Business
President greets people on Milad-un-Nabi
  • President greets people on Milad-un-Nabi(17:50)

    New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday greeted the people on Milad-un-Nabi on Monday, exhorting them to take inspiration from Prophet Muhammad's life and ideals.

    National