UAE gives $2 bn bailout loan to Pakistan
  • UAE gives $2 bn bailout loan to Pakistan(18:26)
    By Hamza Ameer

    Islamabad, April 21 (IANS) The United Arad Emirates (UAE) has decided to help Pakistan with a $2 billion bailout package, committing "every possible support to Pakistan".

Faster jabs, surveillance can only tame triple-mutant Indian virus
Lord Hanuman was born in Tirumala, claims TTD study
  • Lord Hanuman was born in Tirumala, claims TTD study(17:36)

    Tirumala, April 21 (IANS) The Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) has announced that Anjanadri, one of the seven Tirumala hills, was the birth place of Lord Hanuman. As announced earlier, the TTD's proclamation came on Wednesday, on the occasion of Ram Navami.

All in the Mind: The state of mental health in Corporate India
  • All in the Mind: The state of mental health in Corporate India(17:22)
    By N. Lothungbeni Humtsoe

    New Delhi, April 21 (IANSlife) A study highlighting the role of the workplace in causing, furthering and perpetuating mental illness, launched by Gi Group India, a leading human capital solutions and services provider. The study titled 'All in the Mind: the state of mental health in Corporate India' shares a birds eye view into the state of mental well-being of Indias corporate segment.

25 Punjabi men held as int'l drug racket busted in Canada (Ld)
It's Cong vs BJP over Oxygen crisis in Rajasthan
  • It's Cong vs BJP over Oxygen crisis in Rajasthan(17:16)
    By Archana Sharma

    Jaipur, April 21 (IANS) The rising number of COVID patients and the short supply of oxygen in hospitals have brought the ruling Congress and the BJP face to face in Rajasthan.

'Assume everyone infectious as 60% cases from pre-symptomatic people'
  • 'Assume everyone infectious as 60% cases from pre-symptomatic people'(17:08)
    By Sumit Saxena

    New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Pre-symptomatic transmission of Covid-19 is a big concern, with estimates that 30 to 59 per cent cases are especially coming from transmission from pre-symptomatic people and less from asymptomatic people, warns expert Jose-Luis Jimenez.

J&K changing fast, Bollywood promises to return in a big way
  • J&K changing fast, Bollywood promises to return in a big way(17:00)

    Srinagar, April 21 (IANS) Bollywood is promising to return to Kashmir in a big way nearly after three decades, is yet another achievement for the Government of India that had revoked J&K special status and divided the erstwhile princely state into two union territories on August 5, 2019, with a promise to put J&K on the path of peace, prosperity and development.

Good Samaritans distribute free oxygen in Delhi
  • Good Samaritans distribute free oxygen in Delhi(16:52)

    New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Amid the disturbing news of people black marketing or hoarding essential healthcare products in the middle of the raging Covid-19 pandemic in the country, here is some good news -- there are still many who are out there to help those in need.

Nashik hospital horror: 11 patients die due to oxygen leak
  • Nashik hospital horror: 11 patients die due to oxygen leak(14:56)

    Nashik (Maharashtra), April 21 (IANS) In a horrific incident, at least 11 patients died on ventilators in a Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC) hospital after a sudden drop in pressure due to leakage in the oxygen supplies, officials said.

Budget ideas: Get your home ready for a summer staycation
  • Budget ideas: Get your home ready for a summer staycation(14:28)
    By N. Lothungbeni Humtsoe

    New Delhi, April 21 (IANSlife) Now that we're halfway through April, the temperature is gradually starting to rise. Soon, we'll all be seeking asylum from the scorching heat, and while it might not be feasible to jet-off to the comfort of cozy hill stations or breezy beaches thanks to the pandemic, one can transform your home into a summer-friendly abode.

Protect your skin in summer
  • Protect your skin in summer(14:26)
    By N. Lothungbeni Humtsoe

    New Delhi, April 21 (IANSlife) Your skin starts to show signs like clogged pores, acne, tan, and greasiness in summer. We can't blame it on the sun, but we sure can make the nuances of summer skin troubles go away.

Covid Essential Products
  • Covid Essential Products(14:24)
    By N. Lothungbeni Humtsoe

    New Delhi, April 21 (IANSlife) The rise of the second wave of Covid-19 has begun. It's imperative to take some major precautions and stay safe and eat healthily. Wonderchef Home Appliances, one of India's premium brand of innovative and healthy kitchenware, co-founded by Ravi Saxena has come up with the must-have products that are safer, easy, and less stressful.

Dress fabulously for yourself: Designers Abu Jani, Sandeep Khosla
  • Dress fabulously for yourself: Designers Abu Jani, Sandeep Khosla(14:18)
    By IANSlife Features

    New Delhi, April 21 (IANSlife) Designers Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla recently treated customers in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, to their diffusion collection, ASAL, at Amiraah, the city's biggest multi-designer store. ASAL by Abu Sandeep carries forth the design philosophy of its parent brand, couture with meticulous embroideries, accented with handmade craftsmanship in a range of styles.

  • Modernisation destroying Sri Krishna land(13:30)
    By BRIJ KHANDELWAL

    Mathura/Vrindavan, April 21 (IANS) The construction frenzy being witnessed all over the Braj Mandal (Sri Krishna-Radha Land) that annually draws millions of devout 'bhakts' and pilgrims, is destroying the essential pastoral character of the area.

Multivits, omega-3, probiotics may cut Covid infection in women
India reaches halfway mark of no new coal: Analysis
  • India reaches halfway mark of no new coal: Analysis(12:26)

    New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) States and companies that cumulatively operate 50 per cent of existing installed power generation capacity in India are committed to not building new coal power plants, a new analysis said Wednesday.

UK variant '45% more contagious' than original virus
T'gana CM's daughter sets up helpline for Covid affected
  • T'gana CM's daughter sets up helpline for Covid affected(12:12)

    Hyderabad, April 21 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao's daughter and a state legislator K. Kavitha has opened a helpline to provide assistance to the Covid-19 infected people during the ongoing second wave of the pandemic.

Netflix user growth stalls in Q1 2021 amid production delays
TN hoteliers want 'oxygen' to breathe as night curfew 'choking' business
  • TN hoteliers want 'oxygen' to breathe as night curfew 'choking' business(10:04)
    By Venkatachari Jagannathan

    Chennai, April 21 (IANS) With nearly 50 per cent of the business gone since the outbreak of coronavirus and the lockdown last year, the night curfew and ban on tourists visiting hill stations will further wipe out the restaurant business, said hoteliers in Tamil Nadu.

LIC earns Rs 1.84 trillion new premium in FY21
  • LIC earns Rs 1.84 trillion new premium in FY21(09:58)

    Chennai, April 21 (IANS) One of Asia's life insurance giants, Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) closed last fiscal with a new business premium or first year premium of Rs 1.84 trillion, the company said.

Kafeel Khan wants to treat Covid patients, asks Yogi to revoke suspension
UP Police gets clean chit from Chauhan panel in Bikru case
  • UP Police gets clean chit from Chauhan panel in Bikru case(09:40)

    Lucknow, April 21 (IANS) The Justice B.S. Chauhan inquiry commission, set up by the Uttar Pradesh government, has found no evidence of wrongdoing by Uttar Pradesh Police in the encounter killings of gangster Vikas Dubey and his five associates, allegedly staged to avenge the murder of eight policemen in the Bikru carnage.

Drawing social narratives
  • Drawing social narratives(08:06)
    By Sukant Deepak

    New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) "It's important for me as a person to comment on social and political issues. Social media is a powerful tool to project my opinions into the world. It is also a great place to find alternate points of view and to engage with people outside of our echo chambers. My tool is drawing, so that is what I use to express myself," says artist Ikroop Sandhu, whose illustration, re-imagining painter Amrita Shergill's famous 'Three Girls' to mark Woman's Day during the ongoing farmers' agitation went viral.