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All guns blazing: Sidhu slams Cong govt, Centre on agriculture

Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) On the eve of introduction of a state Bill in Punjab Assembly to negate 'anti-farmer' central farm laws, cricketer turned...

When husband jailed, wife made CM: Nitish’s dig at RJD

Aurangabad, Oct 19 (IANS): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday took a dig at the RJD leadership, and said -- without taking names...

Bihar polls: Tejashwi challenges Nitish for debate on development

Patna, Oct 19 (IANS) With just days left for the Bihar assembly elections, Leader of opposition in the Bihar assembly Tejashwi Yadav on Monday...

Amit Shah asserts: Nitish to be next CM of Bihar

New Delhi, Oct 17 (PTI) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday asserted that Nitish Kumar will be the next chief minister of Bihar...

Bihar: Eyeing rural voters, Grand Alliance woos farmers, youths

Patna, Oct 17 (IANS) With nearly 90 per cent of Bihar population living in villages, the Grand Alliance or Mahagathbandhan sought to woo youths, farmers, and...

Hathras case gives massive social media traction to Rahul

New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) The huge nationwide uproar over the alleged gang-rape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit girl in Hathras and the...

Bihar NDA seat allocation: BJP gets 121 seats, JD-U 122

Patna, Oct 6 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday announced the seat-sharing plan among the constituents of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA)...

Bihar polls: JD-U, RJD release names of candidates for first phase

Patna, Oct 5 (IANS) With just three days left for filing nominations for the first phase of the Bihar Assembly election, the JD-U and...

Bihar: BJP set to name candidates, JD-U gets to play big brother

New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) After a marathon day that started with BJP's core committee meeting, followed by LJP's Parliamentary board decision, the BJP...

LJP decides to go solo in Bihar, will remain in NDA at Centre

New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) on Sunday announced it will not fight the October-November Bihar Assembly polls under the...

Yogi recommends CBI probe in Hathras incident

Lucknow, Oct 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Saturday recommended a CBI probe into the Hathras gang-rape incident.The decision came after...

Rahul, Priyanka meet Hathras victim”s family, say will fight for justice

Lucknow/Hathras, Oct 3 (PTI) Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday evening met the family of the Hathras victim, declaring they...

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Corona is the new Mahishasura in Delhi’s subdued Durga Puja

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) In times of the pandemic, evil has attained a new face — coronavirus. Hence, the Safdurjung...

Chinese soldier detained by India, adding to border tension

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India has detained a Chinese soldier in the Demchok sector in the disputed border in Eastern Ladakh. The soldier,...

PM lauds more enrollment of girls in higher education

Mysuru, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday lauded more enrollment of girls in higher education, especially in professional courses like engineering...

Dassault Systemes’ hackaton to boost drone innovation in India

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) French 3Dexperience major Dassault Systemes on Monday announced a virtual hackathon in India to inspire students, startups, budding entrepreneurs...

Sustainable mining of bauxite needed for India to be global aluminium hub

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS): Import of bauxite, one of Indias most abundant ores, has caused an estimated forex loss of over $400 million in...

Samsung to launch Galaxy S21 series in Jan 2021: Report

Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) Samsung is reportedly planning to launch the Galaxy S21 seriesin January 2021, with first sales tipping-off early February.Samsung has traditionally...

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Musk one step closer to beam cheaper Internet with Starlink

Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Elon Musk-run SpaceX has launched 60 more Starlink satellites aboard Falcon 9 rocket to be deployed in low-Earth orbit, bringing the constellation to 788 as the company gears up for a public beta of the affordable satellite...

Xiaomi announces industry-leading 80W wireless charging

Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) Chinese brand Xiaomi on Monday said it is working on the industry-leading wireless technology that will fully charge the battery in less than 20 minutes.The 80W Mi wireless charging technology is a major leap forward from Xiaomi’s...

All guns blazing: Sidhu slams Cong govt, Centre on agriculture

Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) On the eve of introduction of a state Bill in Punjab Assembly to negate 'anti-farmer' central farm laws, cricketer turned politician Navjot Singh Sidhu on Monday slammed his own party's government in the state for its crop...

Corona is the new Mahishasura in Delhi’s subdued Durga Puja

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) In times of the pandemic, evil has attained a new face — coronavirus. Hence, the Safdurjung Matri Mandir, an old puja committee in the national capital, has decided to install ‘Coronasur’ instead of Mahishasura in its toned down...

Preparations to start soon for Haj 2021, says Centre

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Centre on Monday said that Haj 2021 will depend on the national and international protocol guidelines in view of the Covid-19 pandemic. However, the government said it will soon start the preparations for the Haj...

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A total of 106 central laws to be applied to UT of J&K

BY SUMIT SAXENA New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Centre has technically read down the Article 370 in the Constitution. Article 35A has been scrapped by...

Modi cabinet: Shah to get Finance, Rajnath MHA, Jaishankar MEA

Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his 57-member council of ministers were sworn in by President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday, it is...

Death toll rises to 10, more than 150 injured in Delhi Violence

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): The death toll in the incidents of violence that took place in various areas of the capital over the...

Budget 2019: Rural family will have electricity and clean cooking facility

New Delhi , July 5 (ANI): Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday said that every single rural family will have electricity and a clean...

Rajya Sabha passes bill to overhaul transport sector

New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) Two years after its introduction in the Parliament, the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday passed the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill, 2019,...

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Sitharaman tells central PSUs to scale up capex in FY21, FY22

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Stressing the need for capital expenditure (capex) by Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs), Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said...

Sustainable mining of bauxite needed for India to be global aluminium hub

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS): Import of bauxite, one of Indias most abundant ores, has caused an estimated forex loss of over $400 million in...

Paytm enters credit card biz, to issue 20 lakh in 12-18 months

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) Leading digital financial services platform Paytm on Monday said it will partner with various card issuers to introduce co-branded...

Amid e-tail battle, DMart turns 2 stores into fulfilment centres

Mumbai, Oct 19 (IANS) As the e-commerce battle intensifies in India, with Reliance Retail’s JioMart being the latest major entrant with a massive potential...

Festivities boost diesel sales in Oct, demand up over last year

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) First time since lockdown, diesel sale in the country has crossed over the pre-covid level with the country's most...

Jalan-Fritsch resolution proposal wins bid for Jet Airways

New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Jet Airways on Saturday said that the resolution plan submitted by Murari Lal Jalan and Florian Fritsch has won...

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Musk one step closer to beam cheaper Internet with Starlink

Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Elon Musk-run SpaceX has launched 60 more Starlink satellites aboard Falcon 9 rocket to be deployed in low-Earth orbit, bringing...

Xiaomi announces industry-leading 80W wireless charging

Beijing, Oct 19 (IANS) Chinese brand Xiaomi on Monday said it is working on the industry-leading wireless technology that will fully charge the battery...

Dassault Systemes’ hackaton to boost drone innovation in India

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) French 3Dexperience major Dassault Systemes on Monday announced a virtual hackathon in India to inspire students, startups, budding entrepreneurs...

Atlassian’s $50mn global venture fund to focus on Indian startups

Bengaluru, Oct 19 (IANS) In a bid to tap into India’s growing startup and developer community, Australia’s leading software firm Atlassian Corporation on Monday...

iPhone 12 sales may be highest since iPhone 6: Taiwanese carriers

Taipai, Oct 19 (IANS) Taiwanese carriers have forecast that Apples latest iPhone 12 series will have stronger sales than the iPhone 6 and iPhone...

Samsung to launch Galaxy S21 series in Jan 2021: Report

Seoul, Oct 19 (IANS) Samsung is reportedly planning to launch the Galaxy S21 seriesin January 2021, with first sales tipping-off early February.Samsung has traditionally...

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All guns blazing: Sidhu slams Cong govt, Centre on agriculture

Chandigarh, Oct 19 (IANS) On the eve of introduction of a state Bill in Punjab Assembly to negate 'anti-farmer' central farm laws, cricketer turned...

Corona is the new Mahishasura in Delhi’s subdued Durga Puja

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) In times of the pandemic, evil has attained a new face — coronavirus. Hence, the Safdurjung Matri Mandir, an old puja...

Preparations to start soon for Haj 2021, says Centre

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) The Centre on Monday said that Haj 2021 will depend on the national and international protocol guidelines in view...

When husband jailed, wife made CM: Nitish’s dig at RJD

Aurangabad, Oct 19 (IANS): Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday took a dig at the RJD leadership, and said -- without taking names...

Bihar polls: Tejashwi challenges Nitish for debate on development

Patna, Oct 19 (IANS) With just days left for the Bihar assembly elections, Leader of opposition in the Bihar assembly Tejashwi Yadav on Monday...

Chinese soldier detained by India, adding to border tension

New Delhi, Oct 19 (IANS) India has detained a Chinese soldier in the Demchok sector in the disputed border in Eastern Ladakh. The soldier,...