'First dogs' Champ and Major move into White House
Galwan Valley heroes honoured with war time military decorations
  • Galwan Valley heroes honoured with war time military decorations(22:38)

    New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) All the 20 Indian Army bravehearts killed in action during the clash with Chinese People's Liberation Army troopers at the Galwan Valley in Ladakh last year have been honoured with war gallantry aawards posthumously on the eve of Republic Day.

SC surprised at 60-year-old Salar Jung family succession suit
  • SC surprised at 60-year-old Salar Jung family succession suit(22:22)

    New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday was taken by surprise after it came across the pendency of a succession suit filed in 1958 in connection with the division of property of the erstwhile Hyderabad princely state's Prime Minister, Nawab Mir Yousuf Ali Khan Salar Jung III, who died on March 2, 1949.

Alien birds threaten Himalayan biodiversity: Researchers
  • Alien birds threaten Himalayan biodiversity: Researchers(21:38)
    By Vishal Gulati

    New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Alien birds are spreading across southeast Asia and could reach India -- either due to escaping captivity or after being intentionally released, researchers with the University College London (UCL) warned on Monday.

Hyderabad's Hussain Sagar gets a facelift
Transport ministry nod to levying 'Green Tax' on polluting vehicles
Kerala govt recommends solar scam case to CBI, objects to probe in Life Mission scam
  • Kerala govt recommends solar scam case to CBI, objects to probe in Life Mission scam(20:08)
    By Sumit Saxena

    New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) A day after recommending a CBI probe in the solar scam case, ahead of Assembly polls scheduled later this year, the Kerala government in the Supreme Court on Monday vehemently objected to the CBI probe ordered by the Centre in the Life Mission scam, where the state government is in the dock.

Govt may offer relief to NRIs/foreign visitors over residency status
Navyman's daughter among 5 in Maha to get PM Bal Shakti award
Innovators come up with 3D masks, touch-free devices in Raj
  • Innovators come up with 3D masks, touch-free devices in Raj(19:04)
    By Archana Sharma

    Jaipur, Jan 25 (IANS) Necessity is the mother of invention and coronavirus pandemic threw up a challenge to innovators to come up with new medical items and devices to tackle the spread of the dreaded virus and other diseases in Rajasthan in the past few months.

Andhra couple murders daughters to resurrect them
  • Andhra couple murders daughters to resurrect them(18:30)

    Madanapalle (Andhra Pradesh), Jan 25 (IANS) A highly superstitious teacher couple killed their two daughters, believing that they could be resurrected at Madanapalle in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor district.

Another 'Mahabharata' plays out as Goa tinkers with Lokayukta law
  • Another 'Mahabharata' plays out as Goa tinkers with Lokayukta law(18:24)

    Panaji, Jan 25 (IANS) Months before demitting office, former Goa Lokayukta P.K. Mishra had invoked the Mahabharata, more specifically Kaurava stalwarts, while accusing the Goa government of trying to humiliate his office and ignoring his reports on corruption-related cases.

3 NE states to display their traditions on R-Day
  • 3 NE states to display their traditions on R-Day(17:18)
    By Sujit Chakraborty

    Agartala/Guwahati/Itanagar, Jan 25 (IANS) Two northeastern states - Arunachal Pradesh and Tripura - will showcase their traditions, famed customary talents, art and craft while Assam will demonstrate its tea, one of the backbones of Indian economy, and wildlife, in this year's Republic Day parade in the national capital.

Yogi's visit a boon for this Ladakhi Pashmina trader
  • Yogi's visit a boon for this Ladakhi Pashmina trader(16:26)
    By Vivek Tripathi

    Lucknow, Jan 25 (IANS) For Kunjang Dolma, a businesswoman from Ladakh, it was a moment of pride when Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath visited her stall at the ongoing 'Hunar Haat' here.

Graft accused Covid positive Raj IT officer found dead
Authorities pull up socks ahead of farmers' R-Day parade
Why Chinese involvement in financial frauds in India is alarming
  • Why Chinese involvement in financial frauds in India is alarming(15:28)
    By Zafar Abbas

    New Delhi, Jan 25 ( IANS ) Within a span of 15 days, two major financial fraud cases involving Chinese nationals have come to the forefront. Soon after the Delhi Police unearthed a transnational malware and fraud syndicate and arrested two Chinese women in a gang of 12 in multiple raids starting January 13, two Chinese have been caught by the UP ATS from Noida for fraudulent monetary transactions.

Mountbatten family collection to head to auction
  • Mountbatten family collection to head to auction(15:24)
    By Siddhi Jain

    New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Over 350 objects from the 18th century home of the late Patricia Edwina Victoria Mountbatten -- the eldest daughter of Britain's last Viceroy of India -- would go under the hammer at a Sotheby's auction on March 24. The objects span jewellery, furniture, paintings, sculpture, books, silver and ceramics, said the auction house.

Strict measures needed to reduce new Covid-19 strains: Scientists
  • Strict measures needed to reduce new Covid-19 strains: Scientists(15:16)

    London, Jan 25 (IANS) With new Covid-19 strains reported from several parts of the world giving fresh threats to the fight against the pandemic, a group of scientists is calling on governments to consider the continued use of strict control measures as the only way to reduce the evolution and spread of the new variants of the virus.

New book on Ayodhya chronicles change in mood
  • New book on Ayodhya chronicles change in mood(15:12)

    Lucknow, Jan 25 (IANS) Fear, apprehension and suspicion has finally been replaced with a sense of ease and excitement and Ayodhya, after the Supreme Court verdict - is now striding ahead with development.

Pichai commits $150mn for equitable access to Covid vaccines
  • Pichai commits $150mn for equitable access to Covid vaccines(14:50)

    New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Monday pledged more than $150 million to promote vaccine education and ensure equitable distribution so that everyone can benefit from this triumph of scientific achievement, and quickly.

'Need for close cooperation between police & customs to combat illicit trade'
  • 'Need for close cooperation between police & customs to combat illicit trade'(14:24)

    New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) D.P. Dash, Former Principal Director-General, DRI and Former Chairman, Enforcement Committee, World Customs Organisation (WCO) and Think Tank Member, FICCI CASCADE has emphasized the need for close cooperation between police and customs organizations to combat the menace of illicit trade and take actions more appropriately.

Zydus' drug shows promise in treating hypoxia in Covid patients
  • Zydus' drug shows promise in treating hypoxia in Covid patients(14:04)

    Ahmedabad, Jan 25 (IANS) Ahmedabad-headquartered global pharmaceutical company Zydus Cadila on Monday said it has received positive results from clinical trial of its drug "Desidustat" in treating hypoxia in hospitalised Covid-19 patients in Mexico.

Repeal farm laws, new tradition should not start on R-Day: Mayawati
Bill Gates receives first dose of Covid vax
  • Bill Gates receives first dose of Covid vax(13:20)

    San Francisco, Jan 25 (IANS) Microsoft founder and philanthropist Bill Gates, who has been a target of conspiracy theorists for his push for vaccinations, has received the first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine.

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