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Liz Truss holds a commanding lead over Rishi Sunak in race to be next UK PM
International Politics 11:20 AM

Liz Truss holds a commanding lead over Rishi Sunak in race to be next UK PM

London, Aug 14 (IANS) Foreign secretary Liz Truss holds a commanding 22-point lead over British-Indian ex-minister Rishi Sunak in the race to become the next Tory leader and UK prime minister, according to an exclusive poll of party members for The Observer.

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IANS NEWS POINT

UP politicians learn the hard way that crime doesn't always pay
General IANS Special Series 10:12 AM

UP politicians learn the hard way that crime doesn't always pay

Lucknow, Aug 14 (IANS) They have been blase about their criminal activities and have happily used politics to push the envelope.

INSIDE POLITICS: PREPPING FOR ASSEMBLY POLLS

AAP's expanding its national presence at a rapid pace after Punjab victory
INSIDE POLITICS National 11:30 AM

AAP's expanding its national presence at a rapid pace after Punjab victory

New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) After the spectacular victory in the Punjab assembly polls, the first beyond its home state of Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party's national presence is gaining momentum at a dizzying pace with new office-bearers in many states.

BEYOND CWG: THE ROAD TO PARIS

TOPS has given a different 'spin' to sports in India, says Mansher Singh
National ROAD TO PARIS 11:02 AM

TOPS has given a different 'spin' to sports in India, says Mansher Singh

New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) One of Indias most celebrated shotgun shooters, Mansher Singh, believes the governments Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) has given an altogether different spin to the countrys sport -- one where athletes need to just concentrate on the job of bringing glo...

FREEDOM'S FORGOTTEN WARRIORS

Assam's bards of freedom gave a voice to nationalist aspirations
National FREEDOM FIGHTERS 10:28 AM

Assam's bards of freedom gave a voice to nationalist aspirations

Guwahati/Agartala, Aug 14 (IANS) The 1920s to 1940s was a period when a large number of songs, poems and lyrics were composed in Assam as part of the freedom movement. These in turn worked as an inspiration during the freedom movement and had an electrifying effect on the masses du...

NATIONAL

PM Modi, other cabinet members pay tribute to Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
National Politics 11:12 AM

PM Modi, other cabinet members pay tribute to Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and several other senior members of the Union cabinet expressed deep grief over the passing away of noted stock investor Rakesh Jhunjhunwala on Sunday.

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HINDI

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FOCUS

Cong insiders non-committal on Nitish becoming Oppn's PM face
Focus General 08:52 AM

Cong insiders non-committal on Nitish becoming Oppn's PM face

New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, after switching sides, has become the most sought after opposition leader and a hype is being built around him. Originally propped up by the BJP in the 1990s over the mandalisation of politics, he has come a long way and is...

NEIGHBOURHOOD IN DISTRESS

Pakistan records 581 new Covid cases, 4 deaths
International NEIGHBOURHOOD 11:28 AM

Pakistan records 581 new Covid cases, 4 deaths

Islamabad, Aug 14 (IANS) Pakistan reported 581 new Covid cases and four deaths in the past 24 hours.

VIDEO FLASH

August 14, 2022

Bihar: Bhagalpur made a world record by taking out 75 mete Tiranga Yatra

August 14, 2022

Assam: Spectacular boat rally on Brahmaputra river to celebrate 75 years of independence

August 13, 2022

Afghanistan Sikh Leader Says many Hindus, Sikhs Awaiting Their Visas For India

DEEP-DIVE

'Bitter fallen apple': Rushdie's evocative look at the tragedy of Kashmir Pandits
Art/Culture/Books DEEP DIVE 08:58 AM

'Bitter fallen apple': Rushdie's evocative look at the tragedy of Kashmir Pandits

Winning a Booker for his very second book, "Midnight's Children" (1981), Salman Rushdie, though, earned more attention, not to mention notoriety, with his fourth, "The Satanic Verses" (1988), which drew on his head the undying ire of Islamists -- as the Friday attack on him in the US revealed.

INTERNATIONAL

Moderate quake jolts Indonesia
International Environment/Wildlife 10:56 AM

Moderate quake jolts Indonesia

Jakarta, Aug 14 (IANS) A 5.9-magnitude quake rocked Indonesia's eastern province of North Maluku (Maluku Utara) on Sunday.

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IANS PHOTO GALLERY

New Delhi : Artists getting prepared for the full dress rehearsal for the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Independence Day at the Red Fort, in New Delhi on Saturday, August 13, 2022. (Photo:Qamar Sibtain/ IANS)

New Delhi : People doing odd jobs as flood water barges into their locality due to rise in water level of Yamuna river, in New Delhi on Saturday, August 13, 2022. (Photo:Qamar Sibtain/ IANS)

South Dinajpur:Students form a human chain in displaying 75 as part of "Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav" ahead of the Independence Day,at a Government High School near Balurghat in South Dinajpur district of West Bengal,on Saturday August 13,2022. (Photo: Abhijit Saha/IANS)

Mumbai :Students holding the tricolour participate in Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations for 75th years of India's Independence Day at a School in Mumbai on Saturday August 13,2022.(Photo: Nitin Lawate/IANS)

Kolkata:An Illuminated Victoria Memorial ahead of India's 75th Independence Day in Kolkata on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022.(Photo: Kuntal Chakrabarty/IANS)

New Delhi : Artists getting prepared for the full dress
rehearsal for the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Independence Day at
the Red Fort, in New Delhi on Saturday, August 13, 2022. (Photo:Qamar
Sibtain/ IANS)
New Delhi : People doing odd jobs as flood water barges into
their locality due to rise in water level of Yamuna river, in New
Delhi on Saturday, August 13, 2022. (Photo:Qamar Sibtain/ IANS)
South Dinajpur:Students form a human chain in displaying 75 as
part of "Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav" ahead of the Independence Day,at a
Government High School near Balurghat in South Dinajpur district of
West Bengal,on Saturday August 13,2022. (Photo: Abhijit Saha/IANS)
Mumbai :Students holding the tricolour participate in Azadi Ka Amrit
Mahotsav celebrations for 75th years of India's Independence Day at a
School in Mumbai on Saturday August 13,2022.(Photo: Nitin Lawate/IANS)
Kolkata:An Illuminated Victoria Memorial ahead of India's 75th
Independence Day in Kolkata on Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022.(Photo: Kuntal
Chakrabarty/IANS)

BUSINESS

Microsoft Office to support Apple Pencil's handwriting-to-text feature
Science/Technology Business 11:44 AM

Microsoft Office to support Apple Pencil's handwriting-to-text feature

San Francisco, Aug 14 (IANS) Tech giant Microsoft has released a new beta version of its Office app for iPad with support for the Apple Pencil's handwriting-to-text feature Scribble.

SPORTS

Simona Halep moves into Toronto final; set to enter Top-10 in latest WTA rankings
Sports Tennis 11:26 AM

Simona Halep moves into Toronto final; set to enter Top-10 in latest WTA rankings

Toronto, Aug 14 (IANS) Romania's former world No. 1 Simona Halep, a two-time major champion, beat the challenge from No.7 Jessica Pegula of the US to advance to her fourth National Bank Open final and biggest since 2020.

Australian legend Ian Chappell calls time on his career inside the commentary box
Sports Cricket 10:52 AM

Australian legend Ian Chappell calls time on his career inside the commentary box

London, August 14 (IAN) Australian cricket great Ian Chappell has officially called time on his more than four-decade-long commentating career, said a report in Daily Mail on Sunday quoting Sydney Morning Herald.

SHOWCASE

Stories of world's oldest civilisations come alive in Brahma's city Pushkar
General SHOWCASE 09:28 AM

Stories of world's oldest civilisations come alive in Brahma's city Pushkar

Jaipur, Aug 14 (IANS) Do you want to visit a place which gives you glimpses of the world's ancient civilisations, a place where history, Gods and age-old architecture appeals and also offers a cultural sojourn at the same time?

SPOTLIGHT

49 years, 2.6mn patients: No full stops for K'taka doctor's free Sunday clinic
Science/Technology Spotlight 10:12 AM

49 years, 2.6mn patients: No full stops for K'taka doctor's free Sunday clinic

Bengaluru, Aug 14 (IANS) Apart from the 75th anniversary of India's freedom, Independence Day this year will also mark the 49th anniversary of a unique 'Sunday Clinic' that serves the people of around 50 villages on the outskirts of Karnataka's capital city - Bengaluru.

IANS VIDEO GALLERY

SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY

Elon Musk hopes for a self-sustaining city on Mars in 20 years
Science/Technology Technology 10:36 AM

Elon Musk hopes for a self-sustaining city on Mars in 20 years

New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Sunday said that he hopes for a self-sustaining city on the Red Planet in 20 years' time, as his space company prepares Starship to take people and cargo to the moon, Mars and beyond.

IANS Life

  • Accessories for your abode
    National IANS Life 11:52 AM

    Accessories for your abode

    New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANSlife) A house that exudes comfort, a wine glass filled with luxury, or a bedsheet that lulls you into a lovely sleep-these carefully selected little details are what give our homes their emotional impact and serve as an accurate reflection of our personalities.

  • Wear your patriotism
    General IANS Life 11:24 AM

    Wear your patriotism

    New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANSlife) Eager to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Independence Day? There's no easier way to do it then dressing for the occasion; take a cue from these celebrity closets.

  • Influencer Krishna Shroff talks about getting fit
    General IANS Life 01:28 PM

    Influencer Krishna Shroff talks about getting fit

    New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANSlife) Due to concerns with comfort and confidence, women used to avoid going to the gym or wellness centres to exercise. They used to be scared of fitness, but in today's society, they are dominating it on a global scale.

  • 10 reasons marital sex gets boring...
    General IANS Life 01:20 PM

    10 reasons marital sex gets boring...

    New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANSlife) Can getting married dull your sexual life? Yes, after a while, long-term partnerships can start to feel monotonous. It should be expected that your marriage will have some difficulties. However, do you feel trapped in your physical relationship? Is your sexual life experiencing a slump? Are you becoming tired of having sex with your partner? Dating App Gleeden suggests some tips to help you escape your monotony:

  • A summer sparkle
    General IANS Life 01:16 PM

    A summer sparkle

    New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANSlife) A wide range of spectacular coloured diamonds and diamonds are featured in the online-only auction by Christie's.

  • Confidence - Are we born with it or can it be nurtured?
    General IANS Life 01:04 PM

    Confidence - Are we born with it or can it be nurtured?

    New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANSlife) Contrary to what many industry experts, courses, programmes, workshops, and training sessions would have you believe, I firmly believe that everyone is born with the level of confidence they require to live out their life, their purpose, and their journey.

  • Styling oversized the right way
    General IANS Life 01:02 PM

    Styling oversized the right way

    New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANSlife) Oversized clothing means extra comfort and room to move around, it signifies more than that to us. It is a neutral style, it doesn't matter what size your body is.

  • 5 Nutritionist-recommended juices for healthy lifestyle
    General IANS Life 12:48 PM

    5 Nutritionist-recommended juices for healthy lifestyle

    New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANSlife) The secret to leading a healthy lifestyle is eating well. It's crucial to consume the proper amount of nourishment on a daily basis. But maintaining a balanced diet is challenging given the hectic lives that many are leading. Even when the cravings appear sometimes, it is challenging to stay on a diet plan. This is where wholesome drinks that are ready to consume might help.

  • Take a memorable holiday over the upcoming long weekend
    General IANS Life 12:38 PM

    Take a memorable holiday over the upcoming long weekend

    New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANSlife) The Independence Day long weekend is coming up soon and you can make the most of it by planning a quick getaway to a gorgeous destination near you. Check a place off your bucket list, have an enriching experience, and come back rejuvenated. If this sounds like your ideal weekend, then read on for some cool suggestions from Airbnb.

  • Here's how you can celebrate the Independence Day long weekend
    General IANS Life 12:36 PM

    Here's how you can celebrate the Independence Day long weekend

    New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANSlife) Independence Day, celebrated every 15th of August, falls on a Monday this year, serving as the ultimate long-weekend opportunity to explore and dwell in the rich culture of the country.

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