India at 72 (Opinion)
  • India at 72 (Opinion)(12:10)
    By Asad Mirza

    In the first year of the new decade, we'll mark the 75 years of our Independence and 72 years of India as a Republic, but there are many questions, which assail the common Indian.

Pak to mortgage park named after Fatima Jinnah
Volatile expiry and budget expectations to drive markets (Market Watch)
  • Volatile expiry and budget expectations to drive markets (Market Watch)(13:38)
    BY Arun Kejriwal

    The BSESENSEX hit the important milestone of 50,000 and reacted quite sharply from there. It was like it got a 440-volt electric shock and lost ground for the remaining two days of the week. The headline number for the week says that the BSESENSEX lost 156.13 points or 0.32 per cent to close at 48.878.54 points. NIFTY lost 61.80 points or 0.43 per cent to close at 14,371.90 points. The low and high for the week was 48,403.97 points and 50,184.01 points on the BSESENSEX. It was 14,222.80 points and 14,753.55 points on NIFTY.

Australians beaten 'black and blue' (Column: Close-in) (Lead)
  • Australians beaten 'black and blue' (Column: Close-in) (Lead)(10:28)
    By Yajurvindra Singh

    India's victory in the Test series against Australia exemplified the unpredictability that the game offers to make it so special. In both the third and fourth Test matches, India looked defeated and ready to be slaughtered by the strong Australian bowling attack. The present breed of young Indians' never-say-die attitude came forth beautifully. The biggest change that modern India has to offer to the world is the change in the attitude of the youth of India.

Sensex at 50,000: Ride the wave, but be aware of the bumps
  • Sensex at 50,000: Ride the wave, but be aware of the bumps(15:08)
    By V.K. Vijayakumar

    Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Sensex at 50,000 is, indeed, a proud day not only for the markets and investors, but for the economy also. The market is regarded as the barometer of the economy with a potential to discount the future. If this is true, the Indian economy is on a strong comeback trail with important implications for markets.

Girl and father end life in UP
  • Girl and father end life in UP(10:12)

    Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh), Jan 21 (IANS) A teenager battling depression for two years following her mother's death ended her life, prompting even the father to take his life out of sheer hopelessness.

Mamata is contesting from Nandigram as she is afraid: Kailash Vijayvargiya (IANS interview)
Under Biden, America will be a force for good again (Comment)
  • Under Biden, America will be a force for good again (Comment)(21:02)
    BY FRANK F. ISLAM

    With the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States, America is closing one of the darkest and saddest chapters in its history and opening a new one filled with hope and optimism. The swearing-in of the former Vice President and Senator heralds a new dawn not just in the United States but the world as well.

Bundelkhand farmers opt for non-conventional crops
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Karnataka authorities help 9-month baby reunite with mom on Sankranti
  • Karnataka authorities help 9-month baby reunite with mom on Sankranti(22:02)
    By N. B. Hombal

    Haveri (Karnataka), Jan 18 (IANS) The heart-wrenching tale of 23-year-old distraught woman ended on a happy note with police reuniting her with her abandoned toddler. Fed up with her alcoholic husband's violent behaviour, the woman had decided to first desert her nine-month old baby and then commit suicide. But she failed as every time she tried to attempt suicide she was apparently "prevented" from taking the extreme step.

Downfall of the BJP govt has started with the farmers protest: Kisan Congress VP (IANS interview)
  • Downfall of the BJP govt has started with the farmers protest: Kisan Congress VP (IANS interview)(19:30)
    By Anand Singh

    New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) With the farmers agitation continuing for the 54th day and the crucial 10th round of talks of the farmers with the government scheduled on Tuesday, Kisan Congress Vice President Surendra Solanki on Monday said that the downfall of the Narendra Modi-led BJP government will start from this farmers agitation, as it is the first protest in 73 years of Independent India which has gone strong even during the Covid pandemic.

Kerala entrepreneur converts Rolls Royce into luxury cab
Juhi Chawla on WhatsApp: When anything is free, your freedom is the price
UK's new avatar
  • UK's new avatar(10:50)
    By Asad Mirza

    Post-Brexit strategy poses great challenges for the UK; to redefine its internal and external policies besides handling the worsening pandemic situation calls for pragmatism in a large dose.

Will budget be the tipping point? (Market Watch)
  • Will budget be the tipping point? (Market Watch)(14:26)
    By Arun Kejriwal

    Markets continued their upward movement but not without their corrections and sharp intraday moves as well. On three of the five trading days we saw markets slipping into the red or negative territory and then recovering to close higher. This also led to sharp movements between the high and the low of the day.

Strawberries to write a new chapter of development in Jhansi
  • Strawberries to write a new chapter of development in Jhansi(17:34)

    Lucknow, Jan 16 (IANS) Jhansi which is well-known as the land of valour is all set to write a new chapter and strawberry cultivation would play a pivotal role in transforming the region. The land of Jhansi in Utttar Pradesh is most suitable for the cultivation of strawberries and to promote its cultivation, a 'Strawberry Festival' is being organised in Jhansi.

Online abuse cannot be normalised, says Zoya Akhtar on cyberbullying
  • Online abuse cannot be normalised, says Zoya Akhtar on cyberbullying(15:52)
    By Siddhi Jain

    New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANSlife) Director and producer Zoya Akhtar's success with titles like 'Made in Heaven', 'Luck by Chance', 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara' and 'Gully Boy' has not protected her from intense cyberbullying and trolling. Zoya recently shared her experiences that have made her leave the social media platform Facebook entirely. She said that because of the extreme levels of trolling and abuse she has faced, she is reluctant to sign into the negative energy on Twitter, and has had to switch off the comments on her Instagram account.

Kajol: Understood my mother after I had my daughter
  • Kajol: Understood my mother after I had my daughter(12:02)
    By Sugandha Rawal

    New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Bollywood star Kajol cherishes her special bond with her mother, veteran actress Tanuja, and says she truly understood her only after she had a daughter. The actress says she realised her mother's sacrifices after having her duaghter Nysa.

How dolphins are anchoring Chilika lake tourism amid pandemic
'What killed Maradona?' shows the flipside of life of a football god
  • 'What killed Maradona?' shows the flipside of life of a football god(17:38)
    By Rohit Mundayur

    New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Diego Maradona's death on November 2, 2020 was followed by a flood of tributes from around the world and all walks of life. His death had been attributed to a heart attack but it wasn't this alone that caused arguably the greatest footballer of all time to die at the age of 60.

Governments can come and go but cultural nationalism is here to stay (Opinion)
  • Governments can come and go but cultural nationalism is here to stay (Opinion)(16:04)
    By Kartikeya Sharma

    New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) On Friday, when President Ramnath Kovind donated Rs 5 lakh in personal capacity for the construction of Ram Temple in Ayodhya to the trust, life came a full circle for the Indian Republic. In 1951, when deputy Prime Minister Sardar Patel wanted the Somnath temple to be renovated by the Congress, it was opposed tooth and nail by Pandit Nehru, who wanted the new state to be at arm's length from the renovation of the Somnath temple in Gujarat.

A priceless collection of 200 years of Indians writing prose and poetry in English (IANS Interview)
70% Indians prioritise dietary changes over going to gym: Survey
  • 70% Indians prioritise dietary changes over going to gym: Survey(12:58)
    By Puja Gupta

    New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANSlife) The Covid-19 pandemic has changed Indians' outlook on health as 70 per cent Indians says they will prioritise dietary and lifestyle changes in 2021 to manage both emotional and physical health, according to a survey.

An engaging account of history of Indian tennis
  • An engaging account of history of Indian tennis(11:46)

    New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The history of Indian tennis begins in the late 19th century, soon after it was established as a competitive sport in England. The sport quickly caught the imagination of the colonised just as much as it had of the colonisers. In those early years, Mohammed Sleem, the Fyzee brothers, S.M. Jacob and Ghaus Mohammed (whose genius was sadly curtailed by the Second World War) were the heroes tennis needed, claiming it for India.

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