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6-day-old 'economic blockade' in Manipur now suspended
National Politics 11:34 PM

6-day-old 'economic blockade' in Manipur now suspended

Imphal, Aug 10 (IANS) The six-day old "economic blockade", called by the All-Tribal Student Union Manipur (ATSUM), along the National Highway-2 (Imphal-Dimapur), was "temporarily suspended" on Wednesday night and movement of goods-laden stranded vehicles began, both the agitating organisations and officials said.

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IANS NEWS POINT

Delhi reports 2,146 fresh Covid cases, 8 deaths
National Health/Medicine 11:38 PM

Delhi reports 2,146 fresh Covid cases, 8 deaths

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Delhi on Wednesday reported a slight dip in new Covid cases in the last 24 hours, at 2,146 against 2,495 reported on previous day, however, the number of deaths rose to eight, against seven a day earlier, as per the health bulletin.

FREEDOM'S FORGOTTEN WARRIORS

Quit India: At 33, Aruna Asaf Ali hoisted Tricolour at Mumbai's Gowalia Tank in 1942
National FREEDOM FIGHTERS 04:58 PM

Quit India: At 33, Aruna Asaf Ali hoisted Tricolour at Mumbai's Gowalia Tank in 1942

On August 8, 1942, after Gandhiji's historic 'Quit India' call to the British Raj at Mumbai's Gowalia Tank maidan, the police immediately swooped in to arrest all the top leaders of Indian National Congress (INC) present there in an attempt to crush the movement.

NATIONAL

Gautam Adani gets 'Z category' security after Home Ministry acts on IB report
Defence/Securi... National 01:44 AM

Gautam Adani gets 'Z category' security after Home Ministry acts on IB report

New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Central government has decided to give 'Z category' security to the country's top industrialist Gautam Adani. This decision has been taken on the basis of a report sent by the Intelligence Bureau (IB).

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HINDI

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FOCUS

Assam Orthodox tea fetches Rs 22K a kg at Kolkata auction market
Focus General 10:34 PM

Assam Orthodox tea fetches Rs 22K a kg at Kolkata auction market

Guwahati, Aug 10 (IANS) A batch of Assam Orthodox specialty tea, produced at the Mokalbari Tea Estate in eastern Assam, was on Wednesday sold at the auctions in Kolkata for Rs 22,000 per kg.

NEIGHBOURHOOD IN DISTRESS

Pakistani boxers go missing from Birmingham airport
International NEIGHBOURHOOD 10:24 PM

Pakistani boxers go missing from Birmingham airport

Islamabad, Aug 10 (IANS) Pakistans boxers Suleman Baloch and Nazeer Ullah Khan have gone missing in Birmingham after the conclusion of the Commonwealth Games, media reports said.

INSIGHT

India - A vibrant democracy and pluralistic society (Opinion)
General Insight 11:54 PM

India - A vibrant democracy and pluralistic society (Opinion)

For much of the 2,000 years of the Common Era, India was the largest economy contributing a third of the global output. Archaeological evidence traces the origins of ancient India's Indus Valley civilisation to the fifth millennium before the Common Era.

VIDEO FLASH

August 10, 2022

Make good films, people will watch, says Milind Soman as 'Boycott Lal Singh Chaddha' trends on social media

August 10, 2022

Nitish takes oath as Bihar CM for 8th time, Tejashwi again becomes dy CM

August 10, 2022

Delhi records 2,495 new fresh Covid cases, positivity rate at 15.41%

DEEP-DIVE

Are cryptocurrencies making a comeback?
DEEP DIVE General 09:42 PM

Are cryptocurrencies making a comeback?

New York, Aug 10 (IANS) Bitcoin prices have stabilised around the $23,000 to $24,000 level after plunging below $20,000 in June, media reports said.

INTERNATIONAL

UN trade body urges actions to curb cryptocurrencies in developing countries
International Politics 04:22 AM

UN trade body urges actions to curb cryptocurrencies in developing countries

United Nations, Aug 11 (IANS) The UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) called for action to curb cryptocurrencies in developing countries in three policy briefs.

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IANS PHOTO GALLERY

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar being congratulated by Governor Fagu Chauhan after taking oath during swearing-in ceremony, at Raj Bhavan in Patna on Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022. (Photo: IANS)

Boxanagar: A BSF personnel with children holding tricolor flags during 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign ahead of the Independence Day, along the India-Bangladesh border fencing in the Boxanagar area in Tripura, on Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022. (Photo: Abhishek Saha/IANS)

Chennai: Fishermen on a boat hoist tricolor flags as part of 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign ahead of the Independence Day, in Chennai on Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022. (Photo: Parthi Bhan/IANS)

Patna:Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar being greeted by Rashtriya Janata Dal(RJD)leader and Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi Yadav after taking oath at Raj Bhavan in Patna on Wednesday August 10,2022.(Photo: AFTAB ALAM SIDDIQUI/IANS)

Mysuru: Priests with officials shower flower petals on Dasara Elephants during their traditional welcome at Mysuru Palace in Mysuru on Wednesday, August 10, 2022. A group of nine elephants will stay at the palace to rehearse daily for the Dasara festival. (Photo: Dhananjay Yadav/IANS)

Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar being congratulated
by Governor Fagu Chauhan after taking oath during swearing-in
ceremony, at Raj Bhavan in Patna on Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022. (Photo:
IANS)
Boxanagar: A BSF personnel with children holding tricolor
flags during 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign ahead of the Independence
Day, along the India-Bangladesh border fencing in the Boxanagar area
in Tripura, on Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022. (Photo: Abhishek Saha/IANS)
Chennai: Fishermen on a boat hoist tricolor flags as part of
'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign ahead of the Independence Day, in Chennai
on Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022. (Photo: Parthi Bhan/IANS)
Patna:Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar being greeted by
Rashtriya Janata Dal(RJD)leader and Deputy Chief Minister Tejashwi
Yadav after taking oath at Raj Bhavan in Patna on Wednesday August
10,2022.(Photo: AFTAB ALAM SIDDIQUI/IANS)
Mysuru: Priests with officials shower flower petals on Dasara
Elephants during their traditional welcome at Mysuru Palace in Mysuru
on Wednesday, August 10, 2022. A group of nine elephants will stay at
the palace to rehearse daily for the Dasara festival. (Photo:
Dhananjay Yadav/IANS)

BUSINESS

Cabinet approves continuation of 'Housing for All' Mission up to 2024
Business Politics 11:10 PM

Cabinet approves continuation of 'Housing for All' Mission up to 2024

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved the continuation of the government's flagship housing scheme Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U) till 2024.

SPORTS

Monaco Diamond League 2022: CWG silver medallist Murali Sreeshankar finishes sixth
Sports CWG 2022 12:26 AM

Monaco Diamond League 2022: CWG silver medallist Murali Sreeshankar finishes sixth

New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Indian long jumper Murali Sreeshankar, who won a historic silver medal at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham last week, finished sixth at the Monaco Diamond League 2022 in Fontvieille on Wednesday.

Maharaja Trophy: Nikin Jose's fifty helps Mangalore United register 8-wicket win over Shivamogga Strikers
Sports Cricket 11:46 PM

Maharaja Trophy: Nikin Jose's fifty helps Mangalore United register 8-wicket win over Shivamogga Str...

Mysore, Aug 10 (IANS) Nikin Jose's brilliant half-century (85 off 56) helped Mangalore United register an eight-wicket win over Shivamogga Strikers in Maharaja Trophy KSCA T20 2022, here on Wednesday.

SHOWCASE

Kashmir school named after Sarwanand Koul Premi, locals hail decision
National SHOWCASE 08:16 PM

Kashmir school named after Sarwanand Koul Premi, locals hail decision

Srinagar, Aug 10 (IANS) The decision to name an educational institution after Sarwanand Koul Premi by the Union Territory administration has rekindled the memories of the late poet, teacher, intellectual, freedom fighter and social activist.

SPOTLIGHT

Life Imitates Art: BIhar's political drama looks straight out of 'Rangbaaz 3' script
Bollywood General 07:26 PM

Life Imitates Art: BIhar's political drama looks straight out of 'Rangbaaz 3' script

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) It's an oft-repeated adage that art imitates life. But in the case of the third season of 'Rangbaaz', it seems as if life is imitating art, with the plot line of the web series resonating with the rapid-fire political developments in Bihar that have unfolded...

Entertainment

Anjali Arora from 'Lock Upp' dances to Shamshad Begum classic
Cinema/Showbiz TV/OTT 08:58 PM

Anjali Arora from 'Lock Upp' dances to Shamshad Begum classic

Mumbai, Aug 10 (IANS) Anjali Arora from the Kangana Ranaut-led reality show, 'Lock Upp', has given a new twist to the classic number, 'Saiyyan Dil Mein Aana Re', which was sung originally for the 1951 movie 'Bahar' by Shamshad Begum and was picturised on Vyjayanthimala.

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IANS VIDEO GALLERY

SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY

Health-packed Galaxy Watch5, Watch5 Pro unveiled
Science/Technology Technology 06:48 PM

Health-packed Galaxy Watch5, Watch5 Pro unveiled

Seoul, Aug 10 (IANS) Samsung Electronics on Wednesday unveiled its latest flagship smartwatches -- Galaxy Watch5 and Galaxy Watch5 Pro -- with several health features, including insightful sleep tracking.

IANS Life

  • The Olive Cafe & Bar opens in Chandigarh
    General IANS Life 11:24 AM

    The Olive Cafe & Bar opens in Chandigarh

    New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANSlife) The Olive Cafe & Bar is a place where wonderful cuisine, laughter, culture, and discussions come together in a delightful melting pot. It has a laid-back, welcoming atmosphere.

  • Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia celebrates 15 years in South Asia
    General IANS Life 11:22 AM

    Swiss Arts Council Pro Helvetia celebrates 15 years in South Asia

    New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANSlife) On August 4 and 5, 2022, Pro Helvetia New Delhi opened its new office at C-11, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi, marking 15 years of fostering creative and cultural exchange between Switzerland and South Asia.

  • How to pick the right protection cream for a baby?
    General IANS Life 11:20 AM

    How to pick the right protection cream for a baby?

    New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANSlife) When it comes to buying skincare products for your baby, you may find yourself lost in the aisles, surrounded by a plethora of options and unsure of which to select. While there are many options for adults, the skincare needs of a newborn are different from those of an adult. Choosing the best products for your newborn's delicate skin is critical, and Dr. Praveen Makhija, Child Specialist & Neonatologist, Delhi, has compiled a list of factors to consider when selecting baby protection creams on behalf of Cetaphil Baby.

  • Nike to strengthen bond between motherhood and sport
    General IANS Life 11:14 AM

    Nike to strengthen bond between motherhood and sport

    New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANSlife) Mothers are the best endurance athletes, among many other things. Nike (M), which was first introduced in 2020, has now been expanded to empower women worldwide throughout all phases of pregnancy and beyond.

  • Special recipes for Raksha Bandhan
    General IANS Life 11:12 AM

    Special recipes for Raksha Bandhan

    New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANSlife) When it comes to cooking for special occasions, it's a good idea to prepare ahead of time, giving you more time to spend with your family rather than dealing with the details of meal preparation. The most valuable gift you can give yourself when cooking for special occasions is the time required to enjoy the special occasion.

  • Hair Damage during Monsoon is real
    General IANS Life 10:50 AM

    Hair Damage during Monsoon is real

    New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANSlife) After enduring the oppressive heat of summer, we are all in agreement that the monsoon season is pure delight. It is a warm experience to travel to a local hill station in the rain and chilly air.

  • The Oberoi Concours d'Elegance
    General IANS Life 10:40 AM

    The Oberoi Concours d'Elegance

    New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANSlife) The Oberoi Concours d'Elegance has been announced by Oberoi Hotels & Resorts. Over the course of its 90-year existence, Oberoi Hotels & Resorts has made a commitment to celebrating and protecting Indian culture, as well as holding notable classic and vintage vehicle rallies near its award-winning facilities.

  • Brij Gaj Kesri in Bikaner opens in October
    General IANS Life 10:36 AM

    Brij Gaj Kesri in Bikaner opens in October

    New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANSlife) In addition to providing authentic local experiences throughout India, Brij Hotels is getting ready to open another outstanding hotel in Rajasthan.

  • Explore India this Independence Day weekend
    General IANS Life 10:34 AM

    Explore India this Independence Day weekend

    New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANSlife) With a lengthy Independence Day weekend coming up, make plans to honour India's history while enjoying some downtime. Take some time out to explore India's vast cultural and geographic variety up close and personal and to feel proud of our country's accomplishments.

  • Rediscover Southern Thailand's tropical paradise
    General IANS Life 12:52 PM

    Rediscover Southern Thailand's tropical paradise

    New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANSlife) In southern Thailand's Krabi province, Mu Ko Lanta National Park is a breathtaking natural paradise with 134 square kilometres of turquoise waters, uninhabited islands, secret coves, and alluring coastlines. It is endowed with a wealth of flora and fauna, including lush jungles and vibrant marine life.

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