New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) RT-PCR reports taking 72 hours, patients having to go to the centre many times to collect the reports and numerous delays due to non-receipt of reports are among the issues that have been flagged by the All India Government Nurses Federation (AIGNF) to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal.


EC bars Mamata from campaigning for 24 hours

Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Unsatisfied with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's responses to the two notices of the Election Commission, the poll panel on Monday barred the Trinamool Congress supremo from any kind of campaigning for 24 hours, from 8 pm on Monday to 8 pm on Tu...


Night watchman turned IIM professor, Ranjith Ramachandran's remarkable journey

Thiruvananthapuram, April 12 (IANS) Ranjith Ramachandran, an Assistant Professor at IIM Ranchi, is a role model today. His struggle to get a get a good education and the fight to sustain himself to see his dream getting realised is being regarded as an inspiration to the society.

The return of Covid

Gujarat sees Covid tally now zoom over 6K, 55 fresh fatalities

Gandhinagar, April 13 (IANS) Gujarat saw no let up in its steadily burgeoning daily Covid cases, with the tally rising to 6,021 on Monday, taking its total to 3,53,516, while the death toll reached 4,855, with 55 more dying.


CBI summons former Maha minister Deshmukh for questioning on Wed (Lead)

Mumbai, April 12 (IANS) Moving ahead in its probe into the allegations of corruption and misuse of office, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has summoned former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh for questioning on April 14.


Trinamool banking on Muslim voters, women to return to power

Kolkata, April 12 (IANS) Though the BJP has made a convincing dent into the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled tribe votes and the Muslim that constitute 30 per cent of the electorate, the population stands divided between Trinamool congress and The Indian Secular Front (ISF) floated by...


B'desh likely to suspend int'l flights from April 14

Dhaka, April 11 (IANS) The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) on Sunday said it is planning to suspend all international flights as the government is going to impose a strict lockdown from April 14 to contain the spread of Covid-19.

Sudhanshu Saria on poster controversy of Ekta Kapoor's 'His Storyy'
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India records highest single-day rise with over 1.68L fresh Covid cases


CAIT counters Gautam Adani on Flipkart partnership

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) General Secretary Praveen Khandelwal, in a counter to Gautam Adani, has disapproved of the Adani Group joining hands with Flipkart, "killers of small businesses".


SC questions lawyer's plea seeking judiciary to increase its own retirement age

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday queried an advocate whether he had moved court seeking judiciary to enhance its own age of retirement, as it declined to entertain a plea seeking uniform of retirement for the judges of High Court and the top court.


Manufacturing slump contracts industrial output by 3.6% in Feb (Lead)

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) A sharp fall in manufacturing and mining activities led to a slump in India's industrial output in February.


Suu Kyi demands in-person meeting with lawyers

Nay Pyi Taw, April 12 (IANS) Myanmar's former de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who was ousted and detained following the February 1 coup, has again demanded a face-to-face meeting with her lawyers at a court hearing held online.



Second half of the knock was my best in IPL: Samson

Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) Sanju Samson wanted to keep the coin from the toss as a souvenir since Monday's match against Punjab Kings was his captaincy debut. However, the match referee did not allow him to do so. All that the new Rajasthan Royals (RR) skipper would be able to carry ar...


Trisha's 'Paramapadham Vilayattu' to release on Tamil New Year

Chennai, April 12 (IANS) The Trisha Krishnan-starrer political thriller Tamil film "Paramapadham Vilayattu" will release digitally on April 14. The day marks Tamil Puthandu (Tamil New Year).


Covid effect: Cafe run by acid attack survivors suspends ops

Agra/ Lucknow, April 12 (IANS) The pandemic has spelt doom for acid attack survivors in Agra and Lucknow.


Priyanka's son Raihan Vadra's photo exhibition from April 21

New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Son of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and Robert Vadra, Raihan Rajiv Vadra's solo photo exhibition -- "Dark Perception" -- will begin from April 21 at Bikaner House here.

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.


WeWork India raises Rs 200 crore, aims for profitability in 2021

Bengaluru, April 12 (IANS) Co-working major WeWork India on Monday said it has raised Rs 200 crore from investors, through a mix of debt and equity.


A melange of Indian classical dance and music in Delhi

New Delhi, April 12 (IANSlife) In a welcome but cautious reopening of the capital's cultural scene, young and experienced Indian classical dancers, musicians and instrumentalists converged in New Delhi's Triveni Kala Sangam for the second edition of a music and dance festival organised with the supp...