Taliban hunt if Bactrian Treasure has been moved out of Afghanistan

New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Ministry of Information and Culture of the caretaker Taliban government in Afghanistan said on Thursday that it has begun efforts to track and locate the Bactrian Treasure.


Biocon Biologics offers 15% stake to SII subsidiary for 100 mn vax doses

Bengaluru, Sep 17 (IANS) Biocon Biologics, a subsidiary of Biocon, on Thursday offered approximately 15 per cent stake to Serum Institute Life Sciences (SILS) for 100 million doses of vaccines in a strategic alliance.


Odisha urges NABARD to enhance its assistance to Rs 10,000 cr

Bhubaneswar, Sep 17 (IANS) The Odisha government on Thursday urged the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) chairman G.R. Chintala to enhance its loan assistance for the state to Rs 10,000 crore.


Report on Jayalalithaa death within month, probe panel tells SC

New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The Commission of Inquiry probing the death of former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa informed the Supreme Court on Thursday that it has examined 154 witnesses so far and only four witnesses are remaining, and it will be able to submit a report wi...


Imran Khan says Pak had to endure a 'terrible' relationship with US

New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said that his country had to endure a "terrible" relationship with the US which turned out to be disastrous for Islamabad.

Indore woman in trouble for dancing on road, says didn't break any rule
PM Modi slams Central Vista critics, inaugurates Defence complexes in Delhi
AAP promises free electricity within 24 hrs of coming to power in UP


Dhoni, Anand Mahindra in expert panel to revamp NCC

New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Former Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni, and Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra are among 16 members of a high-level expert committee formed to suggest measures to empower National Cadet Corps cadets to contribute more effectively towards...


Madras HC stays 2 sub-sections of Rule 9 in new IT Rules

Chennai, Sep 16 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Thursday stayed two sub-sections under IT Rules 2021's Rule 9, which provide for a three-tier structure for addressing the grievances made in relation to publishers, under the Code of Ethics annexed to the rules.


US initial jobless claims tick up again to 332,000

Washington, Sep 17 (IANS) Initial jobless claims in the US ticked up to 332,000 last week, indicating a disrupted labour market recovery amid the Delta variant surge, the US Labor Department has reported.


45 killed as fighting intensifies in central Yemen

Aden (Yemen), Sep 17 (IANS) Fighting has intensified in Yemen's central province of al-Bayda as the Houthi militia continued in gaining on-ground military progress on Thursday, a military official has said.



Golfer Jahanvi joins Lakhmehar in lead in 9th leg of WPG Tour

Noida, Sep 16 (IANS) Jahanvi Bakshi did not have the best card of the day but it was good enough to give her a share of the lead with Lakhmehar Pardesi after two rounds in the ninth leg of the Hero Women's Pro Golf Tour here on Thursday.


World is off track to meet Paris Agreement targets: Report

New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) The average global temperature for the past five years was among the highest on record. There is an increasing likelihood that temperatures will temporarily breach the threshold of 1.5-degree Celsius above the pre-industrial era in the next five years, a new...


2,479 rhino horns, ivory, animal parts to go up in flames in Assam soon

Guwahati, Sep 17 (IANS) As many as 2,479 pieces of rhino horns stockpiled in Assam government treasuries will be destroyed by consigning them to flames in public, a minister said on Thursday after a cabinet meeting.


Too busy, so unaware of Raj Kundra's porn business: Shilpa Shetty

Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty has informed that Mumbai Police that she remained too tied up in her work to know the porn apps or other activities of her husband Raj Kundra - who is under custody in the pornography racket case.

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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.


Kerala Startup Mission's digital hub to be launched on Sat

Kochi, Sep 16 (IANS) The state-of-the-art digital hub set up by the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) in Kochi, which is billed as South Asia's largest product development centre for startups, is now ready and will be commissioned by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday.


Did you ever wonder what makes a society happy?

New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANSlife) According to the World Happiness Report 2021 which was released by the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, Finland was once again crowned as the world's happiest country. India has been ranked 139 out of 149 countries in the list of UN World Happiness Report 20...