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PMK to go solo in TN local body polls
  • PMK to go solo in TN local body polls(10:00)

    Chennai, Sep 15 (IANS) The Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) which was a coalition partner of the AIADMK has decided to contest the ensuing rural local body polls to the nine districts, alone.

    National
Spike in Covid in UP's Bareilly raises concern
  • Spike in Covid in UP's Bareilly raises concern(09:46)

    Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) Just as Uttar Pradesh was gearing up to be completely Covid-free in the coming days, a sudden spike in Covid cases in Bareilly has set alarm bells ringing.

    Health/Medicine National THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH
From NYSE to Met Gala, Emma Raducanu enjoying her celebrity status
  • From NYSE to Met Gala, Emma Raducanu enjoying her celebrity status(09:42)

    New York, Sep 15 (IANS) From being on the prime show of Good Morning America to wearing a Chanel attire for her first ever 'Met Gala' to being welcomed to the New York Stock Exchange with rounds of applause, teenage tennis ace Emma Raducanu of Great Britain is thoroughly enjoying her celebrity status while in New York after clinching the US Open women's singles title on Sunday.

    Cinema/Lifestyle General Sports TWITTERSPEAK
Petrol, diesel prices static for 10 consecutive days
Objections raised against 'filmi' Ram Lila in Ayodhya
KGMU medical student held in NEET solvers' scam
  • KGMU medical student held in NEET solvers' scam(09:36)

    Varanasi, Sep 15 (IANS) A medical student from the King George's Medical University (KGMU) and another person have been arrested here for their involvement in the NEET solvers' scam.

    National
Ana de Armas wanted to nail action scenes in 'No Time To Die'
Saudi Arabia approves new law to protect personal data
2 held for ex-mimister Atmaram's murder
  • 2 held for ex-mimister Atmaram's murder(09:28)

    Baghpat (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 15 (IANS) The Baghpat police have arrested two men in connection with the murder of senior BJP leader Atmaram Tomar, who held a ministerial-rank post in the Kalyan Singh government.

    National
2 riders fall to death from B'luru flyover after speeding car hits them
Clinical trial of Umifenovir proves successful in treating Covid
  • Clinical trial of Umifenovir proves successful in treating Covid(09:16)

    Lucknow, Sep 15 (IANS) The Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) has claimed that the clinical trials of antiviral drug, Umifenovir, in treatment of Covid-19, have been a successful exercise.

    National Health/Medicine THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH Science
Apple iPhone 13 India price, sale date announced
Cricketing world looks back at Malinga's illustrious career
  • Cricketing world looks back at Malinga's illustrious career(09:06)

    Colombo, Sep 15 (IANS) Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga's retirement from all forms of cricket on Tuesday prompted the cricketing world to look back to his wonderful career, with his former captain and teammate, Kumar Sangakkara, leading the tributes to celebrate the 38-year-old's illustrious career.

    General Sports TWITTERSPEAK
Canadian Covid-19 cases surpass 1.55 mn
  • Canadian Covid-19 cases surpass 1.55 mn(09:06)

    Ottawa, Sep 15 (IANS) Canada has reported 3,955 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the cumulative total to 1,555,121 with 27,262 deaths, according to local media.

    Health/Medicine International THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH
Jennifer Hudson: Playing Aretha Franklin was the scariest thing ever
'Bizarre': Aniston on rumours that she's dating David Schwimmer
  • 'Bizarre': Aniston on rumours that she's dating David Schwimmer(08:58)

    Los Angeles, Sep 15 (IANS) Actress Jennifer Aniston, who played Rachel Green on the popular sitcom 'Friends', has debunked all rumours of dating her former co-star David Schwimmer, who essayed Ross Geller, and termed it 'bizarre'.

    Cinema/Showbiz General TWITTERSPEAK
7 die in plane crash in of Brazil
  • 7 die in plane crash in of Brazil(08:58)

    Sao Paulo, Sep 15 (IANS) At least seven people were killed when an executive plane crashed in a rural area of the Brazilian municipality of Piracicaba, in southeastern Sao Paulo state, the local fire department said on Tuesday.

    International
Apple unveils Watch Series 7 with redesigned display, new features
New Zealand reports 14 new community cases of Covid-19 Delta variant
  • New Zealand reports 14 new community cases of Covid-19 Delta variant(08:48)

    Wellington, Sep 15 (IANS) New Zealand reported 14 new community cases of Delta variant of Covid-19 on Wednesday, all in the largest city Auckland, which brought the total number of cases in the country's community outbreak to 983.

    Health/Medicine International THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH
Malaysia reports 15,669 new Covid-19 cases
  • Malaysia reports 15,669 new Covid-19 cases(08:44)

    Kuala Lumpur, Sep 15 (IANS) Malaysia reported another 15,669 new Covid-19 infections, as of midnight Tuesday, bringing the national total to 2,011,440.

    Health/Medicine International THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 225.7 mn
  • Global Covid-19 caseload tops 225.7 mn(08:40)

    Washington, Sep 15 (IANS) The global coronavirus caseload has topped 225.7 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.64 million and vaccinations soared to over 5.74 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

    Health/Medicine International THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH
Don't handover Tibetan schools to NGO: Himachal minister
  • Don't handover Tibetan schools to NGO: Himachal minister(08:36)

    Shimla, Sep 15 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Urban Development Minister Suresh Bhardwaj has written a letter to Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan urging not to handover central Tibetan schools to an NGO and bring them under the ambit of Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan.

    Focus General
Draft 'Safeguards Information System for REDD+' issued, public comments sought
Punjab provides 31,970 stubble management machines
  • Punjab provides 31,970 stubble management machines(08:12)

    Chandigarh, Sep 15 (IANS) To combat stubble burning, the Punjab government under the Crop Residue Management scheme has provided 31,970 machines to farmers, primary agriculture cooperatives societies, panchayats and customer hiring centres, state Agriculture Sukhdev Singh Sidhu said on Wednesday.

    National
Exploring 'duality' in frames
  • Exploring 'duality' in frames(07:52)

    New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) Focussing on an ageing actor struggling with dementia, which forces him on a path of self-destruction, what is special about 'Dvaita' (Duality) screened at the Washington DC South Asian Film Festival is the way it was shot during the lockdown.

    General