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.
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Pakistan is considering mortgaging Islamabads biggest park to get a loan of around 500 billion PKR, a media report said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) BJP national general secretary and West Bengal-in-charge Kailash Vijayvargiya says Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is feeling afraid. She has decided to also contest from the Nandigram seat since the ground beneath her feet is shaky.
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.
Lucknow, Jan 20 (IANS) After the success story of strawberry cultivation in Bundelkhand region, more and more farmers in this region are opting for non-conventional crops, mainly fruits.
Los Angeles, Jan 19 (IANS) Hollywood star Elizabeth Olsen says she once thought of changing her surname and distance herself from the success of her family because it was insanity growing up in the spotlight.
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.
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.
Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 18 (IANS) Businessman Boby Chemmanur who brought football legend Diego Marodana to Kerala, is again in the news for converting his Rolls Royce Phantom car into a tourist taxi.
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) Actress Juhi Chawla on Monday took a jibe at social networking platforms WhatsApp and Facebook at a time when millions of users are abandoning WhatsApp and opting for other chatting platforms to ensure their privacy is maintained.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Bhubaneswar, Jan 16 (IANS) A dolphin jumps out of the brackish waters of Odisha's famed Chilika lake and is the cynosure for all eyes on a boat on the lagoon.
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.
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.
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Its an anthology that took 10 years to compile but thats not surprising given that it takes in 200 years of Indians writing prose and poetry in English and what emerges is a priceless collection of something that has never been attempted before.
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.
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.