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Delhi excise policy: Dry days reduced from 21 to 3 'without due consultation'
National Politics 09:38 PM

Delhi excise policy: Dry days reduced from 21 to 3 'without due consultation'

New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Excise Department reduced the number of dry days from 21 days in calendar year 2021 to 3 days in 2022 without seeking approval of the Council of Ministers and opinion of the Delhi Lt. Governor, said a source at the LG office on Sunday, referring to a report.

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IANS NEWS POINT

Jharkhand MLAs cash scam: Bengal CID summons Guwahati trader
National IANS Special Series 10:34 PM

Jharkhand MLAs cash scam: Bengal CID summons Guwahati trader

Guwahati, Aug 7 (IANS) The West Bengal CID, which had sent a team to Assam last week, has summoned a Guwahati-based businessman to Kolkata on Monday in connection with the probe into the Jharkhand MLA cash seizure case, an Assam Police official said.

5G GAMEPLAN: SPEEDING UP INDIA

The rationale for Indian companies needing their own 5G networks
Science/Technology 5G GAMEPLAN 11:08 AM

The rationale for Indian companies needing their own 5G networks

New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) While millions of smartphone and internet users in the country anxiously wait for better speed with 5G roll-out, the country equally needs higher efficiencies in industries like manufacturing, healthcare, education, agriculture, financial inclusion and many o...

CWG 2022: INDIA'S HUNT FOR GOLD & GLORY

CWG 2022: Sagar Ahlawat wins silver as India end up with seven medals in boxing
Sports CWG 2022 02:14 AM

CWG 2022: Sagar Ahlawat wins silver as India end up with seven medals in boxing

Birmingham, Aug 8 (IANS) India ended its campaign in boxing at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games with super heavyweight pugilist Sagar Ahlawat settling for a silver medal after losing to England's Delicious Orie in the over 92 kg division final.

FREEDOM'S FORGOTTEN WARRIORS

The 'Kranti Simha' who rattled the Raj with Satara 'Prati Sarkar'
National FREEDOM FIGHTERS 10:36 AM

The 'Kranti Simha' who rattled the Raj with Satara 'Prati Sarkar'

Mumbai, Aug 7 (IANS) Akin to that tiny village in ancient Gaul which rattled the Romans in the fictional world of Asterix and Obelix, Satara's freedom hero, Nana Ramchandra Pisal, alias 'Kranti Simha Nana Patil', unnerved the mighty British Raj with his unique 'Prati Sarkar (Alterna...

NATIONAL

Centre needs to address challenges of cooperative federalism: Vijayan
National Politics 11:18 PM

Centre needs to address challenges of cooperative federalism: Vijayan

New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Sunday asked the Centre to address the challenges of cooperative federalism.

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NEIGHBOURHOOD IN DISTRESS

Legislation to ease return of Nawaz Sharif
International NEIGHBOURHOOD 05:16 PM

Legislation to ease return of Nawaz Sharif

Lahore, Aug 7 (IANS) The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government is considering relevant legislation to ease the return of its supreme leader Nawaz Sharif, who is in a self-imposed exile in London on medical grounds, to Pakistan, the media reported.

INSIGHT

Sanders riles Schumer for watering down Biden's Inflation Reduction Act
General Insight 09:12 PM

Sanders riles Schumer for watering down Biden's Inflation Reduction Act

Washington, Aug 7 (IANS) Sen. Bernie Sanders, Independent from Vermont, riled Democrats' surprise energy, healthcare, and tax deal as a "Vote-a-Rama" as the Senate prepped up a scenario of passing by a simple majority US President Joe Biden's Build, Better Back initiative to drop p...

VIDEO FLASH

August 07, 2022

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Telangana: Heavy rain forecast on Aug 8, 9 prompt officials to be alert at dams

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Delhi: NIA arrests one accused in ISIS module case

IANS PHOTO GALLERY

Nagaon: Women farmers extracting fibers from jute sticks at a field in Nagaon district of Assam on August 7, 2022. (Photo: Anuwar hazarika/IANS)

Birmingham: India's Amit Panghal reacts after winning in the final match of the men’s over 48kg-51kg (Flyweight) boxing event against England's Kiaran MacDonald, at the Commonwealth Games 2022 (CWG), in Birmingham, England on Sunday, August 07, 2022. (Photo: Subir Halder/IANS)

Caption: Haridwar: Devotees take holy dip in river Ganga at Har Ki Pauri in Haridwar on Sunday, Aug 07, 2022. (Photo: Rameshwar Gaur/IANS)

New Delhi: Mohsin Ahmad, accused for allegedly being involved in the activities of the Islamic State (ISIS) is being taken from Patiala Court after his hearing, in New Delhi on Sunday, Aug 7, 2022. (Photo: Anupam Gautam/IANS)

Sriharikota: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) embarked on its maiden SSLV mission, ferrying an Earth Observation Satellite and a student satellite from the spaceport in Sriharikota on Aug 7, 2022. (Photo: Parthi Bhan/IANS)

Nagaon: Women farmers extracting fibers from jute sticks at a
field in Nagaon district of Assam on August 7, 2022. (Photo: Anuwar
hazarika/IANS)
Birmingham: India's Amit Panghal reacts after winning in the
final match of the men’s over 48kg-51kg (Flyweight) boxing event
against England's Kiaran MacDonald, at the Commonwealth Games 2022
(CWG), in Birmingham, England on Sunday, August 07, 2022. (Photo:
Subir Halder/IANS)
Caption: Haridwar: Devotees take holy dip in river Ganga at Har Ki
Pauri in Haridwar on Sunday, Aug 07, 2022. (Photo: Rameshwar
Gaur/IANS)
New Delhi: Mohsin Ahmad, accused for allegedly being involved
in the activities of the Islamic State (ISIS)  is being taken from
Patiala Court after his hearing, in New Delhi on Sunday, Aug 7, 2022.
(Photo: Anupam Gautam/IANS)
Sriharikota: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
embarked on its maiden SSLV mission, ferrying an Earth Observation
Satellite and a student satellite from the spaceport in Sriharikota on
Aug 7, 2022. (Photo: Parthi Bhan/IANS)

BUSINESS

Investors bracing for another stretch of volatility in US stock market
Business 09:52 PM

Investors bracing for another stretch of volatility in US stock market

New York, Aug 7 (IANS) Even as stock prices dropped, the earnings half of the P/E equation remained relatively resilient. Now that Wall Street analysts are cutting profit estimates at a faster pace than usual, some investors are bracing for another stretch of volatility in the stock...

SPORTS

Sasikiran, Erigaisi help India bounce back to beat Brazil at 44th Chess Olympiad
Sports Other Sports 11:48 PM

Sasikiran, Erigaisi help India bounce back to beat Brazil at 44th Chess Olympiad

Mamallapuram (Tamil Nadu), Aug 7 (IANS) Riding on Krishnan Sasikiran and Arjun Erigaisi's victories, India A got back their rhythm to trounce Brazil by 3-1 in the ninth-round match of open section at the 44th Chess Olympiad here on on Sunday.

CWG 2022: Eyes on Sindhu, Lakshya, men's doubles pair to salvage Indian badminton's pride (Ld)
Sports CWG 2022 11:22 PM

CWG 2022: Eyes on Sindhu, Lakshya, men's doubles pair to salvage Indian badminton's pride (Ld)

Birmingham, Aug 7 (IANS) Two-time Olympic bronze medallist P.V Sindhu, World Championship bronze medallist Lakshya Sen, and the top men's doubles pair of Satwiksairaj Rankireddy and Chirag Shetty on Sunday made it to the finals in their respective sections as India set themselves fo...

SPOTLIGHT

The constructive 'negativism' that may help in our absurd lives (IANS Column: Bookends)
Art/Culture/Books General 05:58 PM

The constructive 'negativism' that may help in our absurd lives (IANS Column: Bookends)

Living in a world governed by cause and effect and universal natural principles, most human beings have a propensity to expect the same arrangement in their own lives. But if they want to see correspondence between the natural world and ours, than they have to delve into the atomic and sub-atomic qu...

Entertainment

Army Major and bladerunner who carries 73 Kargil War shrapnel in his body
Bollywood Cinema/Showbiz 12:10 AM

Army Major and bladerunner who carries 73 Kargil War shrapnel in his body

Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) Major D.P. Singh, a retired Indian Army officer and Kargil War veteran, who is also India's first blade runner, joined Aamir Khan on the hotseat of "KBC 14". He talked about his posting in Kargil and shared that he still has 73 shrapnel in his body.

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SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY

Samsung unveils Android 13-based One UI 5 beta on Galaxy S22 series
Science/Technology Technology 08:38 PM

Samsung unveils Android 13-based One UI 5 beta on Galaxy S22 series

New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Samsung on Sunday launched its Android 13-based 'One UI 5' open beta programme which will be available on the Galaxy S22 series (Galaxy S22, Galaxy S22+ and Galaxy S22 Ultra).

IANS Life

  • A vacation with your buddy or gang of friends
    General IANS Life 11:20 AM

    A vacation with your buddy or gang of friends

    New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANSlife) Try one of these carefully chosen locations for a fantastic holiday with friends, from enjoying delectable cuisine in Kozhikode to shopping in Lucknow. Booking.com, has compiled a list of locations ideal for every kind of buddy in recognition of this.

  • Savour regional culinary cuisines from across the country
    General IANS Life 11:08 AM

    Savour regional culinary cuisines from across the country

    New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANSlife) Food and regional cuisine play a significant role as India gears up to commemorate its 75th anniversary of Independence. The phrase "Indian cuisine" refers to a fusion of tastes from many parts of the nation and evokes a desire for home made food. According to The Godrej Food Trends Report 2022, people will continue to bond over food that has been passed down through the generations, while also turning inward, rediscovering lost recipes, and savouring locally grown products that have been overlooked.

  • Ananya Panday talks food, fashion and fragrance
    General IANS Life 10:48 AM

    Ananya Panday talks food, fashion and fragrance

    New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANSlife) Bollywood starlet and fashionista, Ananya Panday, is one of the biggest youth icons today. She has been named the face of Plum BodyLovin', the brand's popular bath and body line. Panday will serve as the brand's spokesperson and promote the fragrance category, which includes body mists, perfumes, and deodorants, through a range of compelling media campaigns.

  • One- of-a-kind Rakhis for your sibling
    General IANS Life 10:36 AM

    One- of-a-kind Rakhis for your sibling

    New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANSlife) A brother-sister relationship is a special, and Rakshan Bandhan celebrates the bond. If there's one Indian festival that allows a sanctified exchange of gifts and presents, its' none other than Raksha Bandhan. But instead of looking for a present, why not also find the perfect Rakhi for your sibling. Pick one from this curation:

  • South Korea reopens unrestricted travel for Indian tourists
    General IANS Life 02:24 PM

    South Korea reopens unrestricted travel for Indian tourists

    New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANSlife) Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) India, the tourism arm of the Republic of Korea under the Ministry of Culture and Tourism, has announced the re-opening of South Korea to all Indian travellers. A host of recently announced significant initiatives by KTO India will enable more travellers from India to access South Korea's luxury market, business leisure and learning experiences.

  • Dawat-e-Awadh in the skies
    General IANS Life 02:16 PM

    Dawat-e-Awadh in the skies

    New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANSlife) Vistara started its long-haul operations, with direct connectivity between Delhi and London Heathrow, in August 2020. Today, the airline offers direct connectivity to and from several international destinations including Bangkok, Dhaka, Dubai, Frankfurt, Jeddah, Kathmandu, London Heathrow, Paris, and Singapore.

  • Masaba Gupta forays into the cosmo-wellness business
    General IANS Life 02:08 PM

    Masaba Gupta forays into the cosmo-wellness business

    New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANSlife) LoveChild, Masaba Gupta's first cosmo-wellness collection, features a variety of high-performance colour cosmetics, skincare, and wellness products, created with colours that complement all skin tones and are formulated for every age group to embrace indigenous traits. The brand's genuine, welcoming, and jokingly bright packaging is developed with empathy at its core, offering a special expression of self-love.

  • Is peer pressure a real thing?
    General IANS Life 02:02 PM

    Is peer pressure a real thing?

    New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANSlife) Peer pressure is a real phenomenon, that much is obvious. The urge to follow what our friends or peers are doing, even if we aren't fully comfortable with it, is something we have all experienced at some point in our lives.

  • An Abode of Natural Farming and Mindful Living
    General IANS Life 01:56 PM

    An Abode of Natural Farming and Mindful Living

    New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANSlife) More than 100 different species of natural and organic crops may be found at MharoKhet, a forty-acre experiential farm in Jodhpur that offers calming experiences in the midst of nature. The creators' own creations, The Farm Tour and The Culinary Trail, are thrilling ways to experience everything the farm has to offer, from producing and harvesting fruit to cooking and dining.

  • Victoria's Secret to open first full assortment store in Mumbai
    General IANS Life 01:26 PM

    Victoria's Secret to open first full assortment store in Mumbai

    New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANSlife) With the launch of its first full-range store in Mumbai, India, Victoria's Secret, specialty retailer of lingerie & beauty products with contemporary, fashion-inspired collections, luxurious fragrances, body care, and lounge wear, plans to increase its global footprint.

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