- ECG feature on Apple Watch saves man's life in India (Lead)(12:40)
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) In the first such reported case in India to date, the electrocardiogram (ECG) feature on Apple Watch has saved the life of a 61-year-old Indore resident and Apple CEO Tim Cook wished him fast recovery post-surgery.
- Why residents of this Hyderabad colony procuring boats(12:00)
By Mohammed Shafeeq
Hyderabad, Oct 20 (IANS) With heavy rains and flash floods inundating Hyderabad's Nadeem Colony, authorities pressed into service a few boats for rescue and relief operations, but a week later a couple of boats are still seen floating in the flooded waters in the area.
- Delhi Police constable imparting education to slum kids(06:56)
By Mohd Suaib
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Concerned about the education of poor children, Delhi Police constable Than Singh has set up a school in a temple behind the Red Fort. He starts his classes at 5 in the evening after he finishes his duty.
- BJD MP seeks breach of privilege proceedings against OTV(14:58)
Bhubaneswar, Oct 19 (IANS) Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MP Chandrani Murmu on Monday requested Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla to initiate breach of privilege proceedings against Odisha TV (OTV) being run by the family of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national vice-president Baijayant 'Jay' Panda.
- Green Gang to take forward 'Mission Shakti' in UP(10:00)
Lucknow, Oct 19 (IANS) The 'Green Gang' group, comprising over 1,000 women members, is set to expand their operations under the 'Mission Shakti' campaign to more than 50 additional villages in Uttar Pradesh over the next six months.
- PETA rescues jackal with local help in UP(09:26)
Sonbhadra (Uttar Pradesh), Oct 19 (IANS) After a call from a local resident, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India, in a joint operation with the police and local villagers, rescued a golden jackal, which had fallen into a deep well in Sonbhadra.
- 60-70 polluting power plants to be closed soon: Javadekar (Lead)(20:02)
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Union Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday announced that 60-70 pollution-causing power plants would be identified and closed in the next two years as he discussed steps taken by the Narendra Modi government to tackle the pollution menace.
- Veterinarian held in MP for forging IPS officer's FB profile(12:28)
New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) A veterinarian from Satna district in Madhya Pradesh was arrested on the charge of forging a FB profile of an IPS officer and seeking money from his relatives and friends on the pretext of emergency, Delhi Police said on Sunday.
- Theerthodbhava conducted in subdued manner in Kodagu(23:52)
Madikeri (Karnataka), Oct 17 (IANS) Amid fears of the Covid-19 pandemic and vedic chants reverberating across the Brahmagiri foothills, hundreds of devotees witnessed the annual ritual - Cauvery Theerthodbhava - on Saturday morning at the Brhamakundike.
- Cautious Jhandewalan, muted Kalkaji as Navratri begins(18:48)
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) With the first day of Navratri on Saturday, the festival season has begun. But unlike other years, the pandemic is a major concern for most of Delhi's iconic temples like Jhandewalan and Kalkaji, who are taking measures to strike a balance between honouring religiosity and adhering to COVID precautions. In others like the Noida Kali Bari, 'bhog' (prasad) distribution and 'dhak' have become things of the past.
- In Ranthambore, a 'love affair' between 'Prince' Hamir and an ace photographer (Book Review)(12:30)
By Vishnu Makhijani
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) Its not easy following in the footsteps of the late Fateh Singh Rathore, Indias legendary "Tiger Man" who virtually single-handedly created and put on the world map the Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan that is today home to upwards of 60 of the felines out of a total country-wide population of close to 3,000; or for that matter, conservationist Valmik Thapar, who has produced a range of TV programmes and authored 14 books on Indias wildlife, principally tigers.