- Family members lobby for BJP tickets in UP bypolls(20 minutes ago)
Lucknow, Sep 29 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh hasn't yet declared its policy for ticket allocation for the upcoming by-elections to seven assembly segments in the state, scheduled to be held in November, but family members of those whose seats were vacated due to various reasons, are already preparing to contest polls.
- How to manage stretch marks during and post-pregnancy(14:00)
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Stretch marks are a common annoyance during and post-pregnancy and the easiest and most convenient way of reducing these marks is by following a pregnancy skincare regimen, health experts have said.
- Getting your sneaker basics(13:54)
By Puja Gupta
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANSlife) Sneakers have taken over the world and how! Understandably so, because who would does not want to sport footwear that is not only stylish and trendy, but also provides you with ultimate support and comfort.
- How Indian kitchens are changing(12:35)
By Puja Gupta
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANSlife) Owing to the pandemic, food consumption has become a cautious habit and people are highly conscious of what they are eating and where it is coming from.
- Are men at a greater risk of heart disease than women?(12:21)
By Puja Gupta
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANSlife) Over the years, multiple researches have concluded that heart disease impacts men and women differently. It has been noted that in the younger age groups, men are at a far higher risk of heart disease than women; on an average, while the disease strikes men at 65 years of age, women may experience it when they are closer to 72 years.
- Jewellery, an investment in sentiment(12:09)
By IANSlife Features
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANSlife) After a tough six months of pandemic (and continuing) wherein most of us were resigned to our homes and restrained ourselves from socialising, finally festive season ushers in hope and good cheer.
- Home support, flexible work hours boost women hiring in India(11:34)
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Strong support from live-in help and grandparents as well as flexible working hours saw more women's workplace participation in India, as the share of female hires increased from around 30 per cent in April to reach 37 per cent at the end of July, a LinkedIn study revealed on Tuesday.
- ICMR now flags chances of Chinese 'Cat Que Virus' in India(11:34)
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) ICMR scientists have flagged presence of another Chinese virus called 'Cat Que Virus', which has a "potential" to cause disease in India, even as it grapples with the Covidpandemic. CQV can cause febrile illnesses, meningitis and paediatric encephalitis in humans.
- 4 nabbed for IPL betting in UP(11:06)
Sambhal (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 29 (IANS) Four persons have been arrested by Sambhal Police for their alleged involvement in betting on IPL matches.
- Modi effect: Lucknow storyteller to represent India at Harvard event(10:58)
Lucknow, Sep 29 (IANS) Two days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi underlined the importance of storytelling in his 'Mann ki Baat' programme, a Lucknow-based 'dastango' (storyteller) is all set to represent India at a special event being organized by the Harvard University on October 8.
- A ray of prosperity at end of 9.2-km long Atal Tunnel(10:48)
BY VISHAL GULATI
Manali, Sep 29 (IANS) There is going to be prosperity at the end of 9.2-km long horseshoe-shaped single-tube, two-lane Atal Tunnel -- one of India's strategically most important infrastructure projects beneath the majestic Rohtang Pass -- in the Lahaul Valley of Himachal Pradesh where 20,000 people remain cut off from the rest of the country every winter.
- Python swallows blue bull calf in UP(10:32)
Fatehpur (Uttar Pradesh) Sep 29 (IANS) An 18-foot-long Indian python swallowed a new-born 'nilgai', also known as a blue bull, in Fatehpur district of Uttar Pradesh.
- Youth kills 11 pigeons to avenge 'insult'(10:06)
Baghpat (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 29 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a youth killed 11 pigeons, belonging to his neighbour, after the latter pulled him up for spitting in front of his house.
- Delhi set to witness a lacklustre Durga Puja(10:06)
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) One of the most popular festivals in the national capital -- Durga Puja -- in all likelihood is going to be celebrated 'virtually' this year amid the 'new normal' scheme of things taking over due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent restrictions, including social distancing.
- Gandhi, Mohammed Rafi, Krishna in one frame, inside artist Atul Dodiya's mind(08:44)
By Sukant Deepak
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The last two months have been hectic, and a great change from the suffocating stillness of the initial days of the lockdown. Having painted more than 200 works, and counting, Mumbai-based artist Atul Dodiya is happy that many new experiences and revelations are happening in his work. "I am doing small-scale watercolours as the medium allows one much freedom. I can take the colours and pads home and continue working. Oil can be quite demanding in many ways," he says.
- NIA offices to come up in Jharkhand, Manipur, TN too(00:03)
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) In a boost for the National Investigation Agency (NIA), the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has sanctioned three additional branches for the anti-terror probe agency in Manipur, Jharkhand and Tamil Nadu, an official said on Monday.
- Indian consumers most positive about economic rebound: IBM study(22:13)
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) About 39 per cent of Indian consumers believe that the economy will slowly recover over the next few months followed by a sharp rebound returning to pre-Covid levels by the end of 2020, in comparison with the global average of 32 per cent, said an IBM study on Monday.
- Meet this Hyderabadi running 'Rice ATM' to feed hungry(21:19)
By Mohammed Shafeeq
Hyderabad, Sep 28 (IANS) The Covid-19-induced lockdown saw many heroes emerging in different parts of the country who went all out to feed the hungry and help the needy. Here is one hero from Hyderabad who is still continuing the work, providing succour to families still reeling under the impact of lockdown.
- IS 'war zone' operative in Iraq gets life imprisonment(20:10)
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 28 (IANS) Four years after his arrest on charges of entering into a conspiracy to carry out terrorist attacks in India, a special court here on Monday awarded life imprisonment to Islamic State (IS) terrorist Subahani Haja Mohideen, who was in the war zone in Iraq.
- India does away with offset policy in Rafale-like deals(19:49)
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) India has done away with the offset clause in government-to-government, inter-government and single vendor defence deals, a week after the country's auditor pulled up French defence giant Dassault for not meeting its contractual obligation to reinvest in India after the sale of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft to the Indian Air Force.