New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Days before the country embarked on Covid immunisation drive, Kejriwal had publicly announced that his government will ensure free vaccines to Delhi. He had guaranteed that the AAP government would provide free vaccination even if the Centre fails to do so.

     
Mamata winning Bengal, BJP perception battle

New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The battle for the states is a mixed bag with Mamata Banerjee projected to win the high-stakes battle for West Bengal despite losing the war of perception, DMK-Congress is sweeping Tamil Nadu, the Left is comfortably retaining Kerala while the BJP is retaini...

FARMERS UNREST CONTINUES

'Those opposing farm laws will feel guilty for stalling them'

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) BJP Kisan Morcha National President Raj Kumar Chahar said that political parties misleading farmers over the new farm laws will feel guilty for their actions in future for stalling the Union government's efforts to double farmers' income.

THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH

NYS Covid-19 hospitalisations lowest since Dec 12

New York, Feb 28 (IANS) The Covid-19 hospitalisations in New York State dropped to 5,445 on Friday, compared with 5,626 one day earlier, the lowest since December 12, said Governor Andrew Cuomo on Saturday.

National

DJB yet to evolve a concrete plan to avoid water crisis in Delhi

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) With no increase in supply of raw water from its sources for the last four years and a month-long closure this summer of a water channel that caters to 25 per cent of Delhi's potable water supply, the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) is facing enormous odds. Delhi is f...

FOCUS

Now Customs finds hair smuggling scandal in Bengal

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Even as the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) are tightening the noose around the coal mafias and the cattle smugglers in West Bengal, the Central Customs department has found another smuggling racket of undervaluing ...

INDIA ABROAD

India, B'desh won't allow misuse of territory

New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) India and Bangladesh on Saturday reaffirmed their decision to not allow their territories to be used for any activity inimical to each other's interests.

As assembly poll nears in Bengal; BJP, TMC indulges in poster war
Ahead of bypolls in Rajasthan Gehlot, Pilot presents united face
Rahul Gandhi gears up for TN election; attacks BJP, RSS

INSIGHT

Delhi riots: A year later, over 3,500 granted bail

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Exactly a year after communal clashes broke out in North-East Delhi as violence between the Citizenship (Amendment) Act supporters and protesters spiralled out of control, data collected from the designated trial courts showed that over 3,500 people have bee...

DEEP-DIVE

Dust from Raj to make Delhi's AQI worse

New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) The air quality of the national capital slightly improved on Saturday, with the hourly average air quality index at 200 microgram per cubic meter but it is likely to deteriorate in the coming days.

BUSINESS

Sitharaman joins leaders of tomorrow at IIM Ahmedabad for interactive session

Ahmedabad, Feb 27 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA), welcomed Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman as she joined MBA students of the globally recognized, premier management institute, for an interactive session on the theme ‘The Economic Reboun...

INTERNATIONAL

Malaysia logs 2,364 new Covid cases, 10 deaths

Kuala Lumpur, Feb 27 (IANS) Malaysia has reported 2,364 new Covid-19 infections, pushing the tally to 298,315.

Wall graffiti of Mamata Banerjee regarding upcoming State Assembly election by TMC supporters in Kolkata. Credit : IANS
Wall graffiti of Mamata Banerjee regarding upcoming State Assembly election by TMC supporters in Kolkata. Credit : IANS

SPORTS

Vinesh Phogat enters 53kg final of Ukraine wrestling event

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) Asian Games and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Vinesh Phogat on Saturday reached the women's 53kg category final of the XXIV Outstanding Ukrainian Wrestlers and Coaches Memorial competition in Kiev, Ukraine, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) tweeted lat...

ENTERTAINMENT

Ayushmann on why Vicky Donor, Dum Laga Ke Haisha are special

Mumbai, Feb 28 (IANS) Actor Ayushmann Khurrana credits his films Vicky Donor and Dum Laga Ke Haisha for triggering his journey to stardom.

SHOWCASE

A cricket tourney exclusively for Brahmin priests in Andhra

Bhimavaram (Andhra Pradesh), Feb 28 (IANS) Akin to school, college and university cricket tournaments, some enthusiasts of the sport are soon organising an exclusive state level tournament for 'purohitulu' (Brahmin priests) at Bhimavaram in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district.

Spotlight

I record my time, surroundings and experiences: Purushothaman Satish Kumar

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) It has been a long journey -- from spending time at his uncle's photo studio as a teenager during his vacations to winning the prestigious Rs 12 lakh Serendipity Arles Grant, South Asia's largest grant for lens- based practitioners, for his work 'Town Boy' r...

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

Vast cracks free huge iceberg in Antarctica

London, Feb 27 (IANS) Almost a decade after scientists at British Antarctic Survey (BAS) first detected growth of vast cracks, a huge iceberg, more than 20 times the size of Manhattan, in Antarctica's Brunt Ice Shelf has now broken off.

IANS Life

What corporate investment means for the Tarun Tahiliani label?

New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANSlife) One of India's pioneering labels Tarun Tahiliani will now be seen in every important mall and high street in the country as it becomes the latest Indian fashion label to receive investment from Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail.

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