- Is it plateauing: Drop is fine but wait for 2 more weeks, say experts(16:41)
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) A sudden drop in the number of active cases of Covid-19 in the country has raised some hope among the health fraternity, albeit with a caution that the country must observe this trend for at least two weeks before we conclude that the Covid-19 plateau is over and the downward trend is for real in the country.
- Went through rigorous physical & mental transformation for 1996 Oly, says Paes(16:56)
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The year was 1996 and no Indian had won an individual medal at the Olympics 44 years prior to the Atlanta Games. However, that year proved to be decisive for the country as Leander Paes defeated Fernando Meligeni to win a bronze medal in the men's singles category at the prestigious quadrennial tournament.
- PM speaks to Lata Mangeshkar on her birthday(15:34)
New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday conveyed birthday wishes to legendary playback singer Lata Mangeshkar, saying "I consider myself fortunate to have always received her affection and blessings".
- Every country needs a good league and good teams playing in it: Bhaichung (Ld)(14:57)
By Jagannath Chatterjee
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Iconic footballer and former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia, who has all along been vocal about the inclusion of East Bengal and Mohun Bagan in the Indian Super League (ISL), is happy about the two giants of Indian football joining the country's top league in the current session.
- Mounting opposition, FATF blacklisting: Tough times ahead for Imran(13:36)
By SPS Pannu
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) Former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has virtually dropped a bombshell on the Imran Khan government by openly stating that the country was on the verge of being blacklisted by the FATF because it had been forced by the military leadership to get "involved in external issues".
- Sad state of Yamuna pains green warriors (World Rivers Day)(12:31)
Agra, Sep 27 (IANS) River lovers and green activists in Agra on Sunday celebrated the World Rivers Day, at the Etmauddaula view-point park, by cleaning up a stretch of Yamuna bank and taking out a rally to demand a comprehensive National Rivers policy along with constitution of a Central Rivers Authority to manage major rivers of India.
- Team Nadda: Why Ram Madhav, Muralidhar Rao, Uma Bharti were excluded(17:33)
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) While BJP's Team Nadda has given additional thrust to its Gen-Next, it has also meant making space for them by removing some veterans like Ram Madhav and Muralidhar Rao, provoking speculation whether some of them may find a space in the Cabinet in the much-speculated Cabinet reshuffle while entering through the Rajya Sabha.
- People aged between 30-40 coming with new-found cardio issues(10:09)
By Ashish Srivastava
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Respiratory disorders caused by Covid-19 have taken a centre-stage during the pandemic, overshadowing other burgeoning health issues, particularly cardiovascular disorders (CVDs). With the recent uptick in heart diseases over the last few months, people are facing the likelihood of cardiovascular concerns at a large scale.
- Shaheen Bagh's 'dadi' Bilkis in Time magazine, congratulates Modi(18:12)
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Thousands of people participated in last year's widespread protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in New Delhi's Shaheen Bagh. Three feisty grandmothers also took part in these demonstrations surrounded by young women with prayer beads in one hand and the national flag in the other.
- Mahabharat Research Centre at Prayagraj soon(15:48)
Lucknow, Sep 24 (IANS) A Mahabharat Research Centre is likely to come up in Handia in Prayagraj, at a site where the mythological Lakshagriha is supposed to have once existed.
- Man who used puppet directors to cheat investors held by EOW(14:42)
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Economic Offences Wing of Delhi Police has apprehended Pankaj Dayal, a resident of Sainik Farm, New Delhi from his newly established office at Greater Kailash for allegedly cheating a company of Rs three crore.
- Now China encroaches upon Nepal territory(12:43)
By Anil Giri
Kathmandu, Sep 23 (IANS) After India, China is now embroiled in a fresh boundary dispute with Nepal in its remote Humla district that is close to the Nepal-Tibet border.
- Listen to centre of Milky Way, 'Pillars of Creation'(11:09)
Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) People can now 'listen' to the centre of the Milky Way as observed in X-ray, optical and infrared light, thanks to a new project which used sonification to turn astronomical images from Chandra and other telescopes into sound.
- Long gap, 14-day quarantine doesn't help: Dhoni on staying at No.7(00:30)
Sharjah, Sep 23 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni said on Tuesday that he decided to stay at number seven, as Chennai Super Kings fell short by 16 runs while chasing Rajsthan Royal's total of 216 runs, due to the long gap the 39-year-old wicketkeeper-batsman had before the ongoing season of the Indian Premier League (IPL), and also to give Sam Curran more chance higher up the order.