O2 concentrator black-marketing mastermind Navneet Kalra arrested (Lead)

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Delhi Police have finally managed to trace and arrest Navneet Kalra, the owner of the famous 'Khan Chacha' restaurant, who was absconding in the Oxygen concentrators black-marketing case.


Cyclone Tauktae: Two killed as ferocious winds, heavy rain hit Goa (Lead0

Panaji, May 16 (IANS) Stormy winds and heavy rains caused by Cyclone Tauktae claimed two lives and uprooted more than 1,000 trees in Goa, disrupting normal life and road traffic and causing power outage in most parts of the coastal state on Sunday.


Delhi's Qutab Garh village struggles for Covid tests, medicines despite deaths

New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Delhi's Qutab Garh village, where nearly 50 residents have lost their lives due to the Covid-19 pandemic, is still struggling to get proper testing facility to detect the deadly virus and timely medication to treat its victims.


Blocked from cabinet in Senate, Tanden appointed Biden's senior adviser

New York, May 15 (IANS) Neera Tanden, whose appointment to a cabinet post was blocked in the Senate, has been named a senior adviser to President Joe Biden, according to a Democratic Party leader.

WHO sends out grim warning says, this year will be 'far more deadly'
India adds 3.26L fresh Covid cases, 3,890 deaths in 24 hours
PM Modi releases 8th instalment of Rs 19,000 cr for PM-KISAN scheme


US Prez Biden draws world-wide condemnation from Muslims

New Delhi/Washington, May 16 (IANS) President Joe Biden who came to power in the United States on a pro-minorities and human rights agenda is drawing world-wide condemnation from Muslims for his support to Israel in the ongoing violent conflict in which dozens of Palestinians have b...


Covid deaths in Canada linked to dementia, Alzheimer's: Report

Toronto, May 16 (IANS) Dementia and Alzheimer's disease were the most common medical conditions linked with all Covid-19 deaths reported in 2020 in Canada, the media reported.


Route Mobile appoints John Owen CEO for Europe, US

Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Cloud communication service provider Route Mobile Ltd on Sunday announced the appointment of John Owen as its CEO for Europe and the US, based in the UK (London) office, with immediate effect.


Afghan fighting resumes as ceasefire ends, over 30 killed

Kabul, May 17 (IANS) Fighting in Afghanistan resumed with 31 Afghans, mostly militants, killed in the insurgency-battered Asian country on Sunday after a three-day ceasefire observed with the start of Eid al-Fitr on Thursday to enable celebrations of the end of the Muslim fasting mo...



Nadal beats Djokovic for 10th Rome Open title (2nd Lead)

Rome, May 17 (IANS) World No. 3 Spaniard Rafael Nadal on Sunday won his 10th Italian Open title, after overcoming a second set comeback from No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the final to triumph 7-5, 1-6, 6-3 in two hours and 50 minutes.


Gauahar Khan: Finally getting time to feel like a newly-wedded bride

Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Five months into her wedding, model-actress Gauahar Khan says she is finally getting the time and opportunity to feel like a newly-wedded bride.


'Nagin dance' punishment for violating lockdown in Rajasthan

Jaipur, May 16 (IANS Two youths are seen doing a 'Nagin' dance on the road by the police in Rajasthan, purportedly for flouting the lockdown by roaming around, as per a viral video.


With humour and heart, quelling curiosity about periods

New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) What are periods? And why is it such a big secret, 11-year-old Aditya really wants to know.

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.


DRDO imports zeolite to make oxygen for Covid-hit

Bengaluru, May 16 (IANS) Two Air India cargo aircraft have landed in Bengaluru with 34,200kg of zeolite imported by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) to make medical oxygen for treating Covid patients, an official said on Sunday.


Katrina Kaif decodes #EyeExpressWithKayBeauty

New Delhi, May 16 (IANSlife) Power up your beauty game with Kay Beauty's latest launch, the Kay Beauty Eyeshadow Palette. These 4 game-changing eye shadow palettes have not only been made with a lot of care but also reflect the most beautiful forms of self-expression. Celebrating #ItsKaytobeYou, the...