IOA seeks relaxation in Covid tests for athletes, officials returning from Japan

Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) When Olympic silver medallist weightlifter Mirabai Chanu returns home from Japan on Monday, she will not be allowed to board her flight from Tokyo unless she carries her latest Covid-19 test (RT-PCR) report as a mandatory requirement for all travellers from Ja...


Tusker attacks forest guard in UP's Amangarh Reserve

Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), July 25 (IANS) An angry tusker attacked and injured a forest guard when the latter was patrolling in the Makoniya section of the Amangarh Tiger Reserve on a motorcycle.


India logs over 39K Covid cases, 535 deaths in 24 hours

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India on Sunday recorded 39,742 cases of Covid-19 and 535 deaths, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data showed.


'Roof of the World' no more an enigma now!

Dharamsala, July 25 (IANS) Over two-thirds the size of India, Tibet, also known as the 'Roof of the World' or 'Third Pole of the Earth', may no more be an enigma for the outside world now.


Taliban slams US airstrikes as breach of Doha deal

New Delhi/Kabul, July 24 (IANS) The Taliban on Saturday slammed the US airstrikes in the Afghan provinces of Kandahar and Helmand, as a violation of the Doha agreement.

India bags first medal in Tokyo, Mirabai Chanu wins silver in 49kg weightlifting
Maharashtra flood Mayhem: CM Thackeray visits Raigad, rescue operations in full swing
Exclusive to IANS: Kashmir, rainbow of melodies on santoor by Pt. Bhajan Sopori


Uncertainty over new role of ministers dropped from Modi Cabinet

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) There is uncertainty over the new role of former union ministers, who were dropped from the Modi cabinet earlier this month, in the BJP's organisational set up or some other responsibility.


Novel therapy might be effective in many cancers

New York, July 25 (IANS) A team of researchers has developed a novel therapy that could be effective for different types of cancers.


US firm HAAH to acquire debt-ridden SsangYong Motor: Report

Seoul, July 25 (IANS) The head of US-based vehicle importer HAAH Automotive Holdings has said the company is set to submit its letter of intent (LoI) next week to acquire the debt-ridden SsangYong Motor Co, industry sources said on Sunday.


21 Houthi rebels killed in Saudi-led airstrikes

Sanaa, July 25 (IANS) A total of 21 Houthi rebels were killed in airstrikes launched by the Saudi-led coalition on the militia group's positions in Yemen's central province of Al Bayda, according to medics.



Holder, Pooran guide West Indies to series-levelling win vs Australia

Bridgetown (Barbados), July 25 (IANS) A fine 93-run partnership between Jason Holder and Nicholas Pooran helped West Indies to a series-levelling four-wicket win over Australia in the rescheduled second One-day International at the Kensington Oval on Sunday (IST).


Beer, whiskey top picks for tourists in Goa; wine 2nd choice: Study

Panaji, July 25 (IANS) Beer and whiskey top the list of favourite alcoholic drinks for male tourists visiting Goa, while beer is the top go-to drink, followed by wine for women visitors to the coastal state, a study has revealed.


Scripting a tale of the forgotten

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) One day, her house help was watching a Hindi film on television, showing Sita refusing to give the agni pariksha and pointing that she too could have stayed in the palace like Urmila and not followed Ram into exile.


Remix fever: Bollywood grooves with cocktail of old and latest

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Old numbers minted as new are crowding the music industry as remixes appear to grow roots in Bollywood where filmmakers are keeping pace with fresh demands of the newer generation of listeners.

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.


OnePlus Nord 2 5G offers premium look, powerful chip

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) After launching its flagship OnePlus 9 series in March, the global smartphone brand has now unveiled a new smartphone in India, which is a successor of its affordable and popular smartphone series 'Nord'.


'Save the Tiger' campaign can only be achieved by collective efforts

New Delhi, July 24 (IANSlife) The latest Tiger Census confirmed that the current tiger population in India has increased to 2967 in 2021 from 2226 in 2014. The Indian tiger survey released last year revealed that India now accounts for about 70 per cent of the world's tiger population.