'Disturbing trend': SC on courts deciding rape, murder cases in haste

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed concern over the "disturbing tendency" of trial courts deciding cases involving rape and murder charges in haste as it ...


Religious leader who gave call to demolish mosque arrested

Bengaluru, Jan 18 (IANS) Karnataka police on Tuesday arrested a religious seer who gave a call to demolish a mosque in Srirangapatna town in Mandya district on the lines of Babri Masjid.


Bhagwant Mann's mother gets emotional on son's elevation

Chandigarh, Jan 18 (IANS) The mother of AAP's two-time Member of Parliament Bhagwant Mann, who got emotional on hearing that his son was announced as the chief ministerial candidate by the party in Punjab, on Tuesday urged the people to support his son like they've done for 30 years...


Covid: 92% of patients treated with Pfizer anti-viral showed better health

Jerusalem, Jan 18 (IANS) More than 90 per cent of Covid patients treated with Pfizer's antiviral drug Paxlovid showed significant improvement within three days, according to a report.

Faisal Akram had a criminal record dating back more than 25 years

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Synagogue terrorist Malik Faisal Akram was being watched by British spies in the months before his 10-hour siege in Texas because of his links to extremism -- but was let off the hook, the Daily Mail reported.


India relieves SL with critical support for fuel purchase

Colombo, Jan 18 (IANS) Battered by mounting debt and dollar crises with no cash to buy fuel and all stocks have run dry, India on Tuesday came to rescue Sri Lanka with a new Line of Credit (LOC) of $500 million for purchase of petroleum products.

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Chandrashekhar Azad to go solo in UP polls
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In rural Haveri, women learn to drive Swaccha Vahini vehicles, manage solid waste

Haveri (Karnataka), Jan 18 (IANS/ 101Reporters) "I am an M.A. degree holder, and I was working as a guest lecturer when the COVID-19 pandemic hit us so unexpectedly. I never imagined becoming a driver for the Swaccha Vahini auto tippers that collect dry solid waste. But I am ready to drive an auto t...


Pakistan's new security policy and bid for peace with India

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) On January 14, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan unveiled the country's first National Security Policy (NSP), which purportedly focuses on the 'security' of its citizens.


Stakeholders raise concerns about GMO, GM food, livelihood issues on pork import from US

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Multiple stakeholders have raised objections to import of pork from the US, as part of the recent trade agreement, on various grounds, the most important being the clandestine entry of GM food into the country and livelihood of hundreds of pig farmers in the...


Angola to produce 10.5 mn carats of diamonds in 2022

Luanda, Jan 18 (IANS) Angola estimates to produce 10.5 million carats of diamonds in 2022 with a revenue of $1.4 billion, the country's National Diamond Company (Endiama) announced here.



PKL 8: Steelers battle Paltan; Titans aim to halt winless streak against Pink Panthers

Bengaluru, Jan 18 (IANS) Haryana Steelers will take on Puneri Paltan while Telugu Titans meet Jaipur Pink Panthers in Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) Season 8 matches on Wednesday.


Examining the evolution of the constitutional right to liberty

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) It's a provision that has made possible the right to privacy - as well as the decriminalization of homosexuality. Rohan Alva's 'Liberty After Freedom' explores the origins and evolution of what is today considered the most important fundamental right in the ...


Mumbai zoo welcomes Royal Bengal tiger cub, Humboldt penguin chick

Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) The 160-year-old Veermata Jijabai Bhosale Zoo has got two new star attractions - Royal Bengal tiger cub 'Veera' and Humboldt penguin chick, aOscar', officials said here on Tuesday.


Porn video case: SC grants protection from arrest to actress Poonam Pandey

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted protection from arrest to Bollywood actress Poonam Pandey in the porn films racket case, where Raj Kundra, husband of actress Shilpa Shetty is one of the main accused.

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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.


Garmin revamps Fenix 7, launches Epix with always-on display

San Francisco, Jan 18 (IANS) Smart wearables and GPS tracker maker Garmin on Tuesday unveiled all-new Fenix 7 series with Epix, which is a rugged outdoors smartwatch with an always-on colour display.


Co-Living preferred housing solution for millennials

New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANSlife) As house prices and social isolation continue to rise, co-living is the latest buzzword among millennials as it provides them with a desirable house at affordable costs, while providing a much needed communal living experience during such unprecedented times.

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