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Health Ministry includes RMNCAH+N activities in essential services
Not considering any change in Ranji format, says Saba Karim
  • Not considering any change in Ranji format, says Saba Karim(13:02)
    New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) BCCI GM Cricket Operations Saba Karim on Wednesday denied reports about changing the format of Ranji Trophy, India's premier domestic cricket tournament. Reports were doing the rounds that the board is mulling a change of format for the Ranji Trophy which would eventually see a considerable change in the number of matches being played throughout the season. But Karim said he wasn't aware of this.
World entering age of pandemics, Harvard don tells Rahul
Samsung expands partnership with Benow to cover TV, fridge
  • Samsung expands partnership with Benow to cover TV, fridge(12:56)
    New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Samsung on Wednesday said it has expanded its partnership with digital payments platform Benow from smartphones to consumer electronics which will now allow consumers across India to buy TVs, refrigerators and other digital appliances online from their neighbourhood stores.
ICC Meeting: BCCI unlikely to hand hosting rights of 2021 WT20 to CA
India's worst recession is here
  • India's worst recession is here(12:48)
    New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Indias fourth recession since Independence, first since liberalisation, and perhaps the worst to date is here, according to rating agency, Crisil.
Indian Army commanders' meet kicks off amid Chinese aggression
  • Indian Army commanders' meet kicks off amid Chinese aggression(12:44)
    New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Indian Army Commanders' Conference kicked off in New Delhi on Wednesday wherein discussion over China frontier in Sikkim, Ladakh and Arunachal Pradesh would be done at great length. The conference was planned much before the tension with China in eastern Ladakh region.
Locust attack feared in eastern UP now
  • Locust attack feared in eastern UP now(12:40)
    Lucknow, May 27 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has now asked all District Magistrates to remain prepared for the movement of the swarm of locusts in their areas.
1 in 10 Indian jobseeker lost job, most think layoff imminent: Naukri.com
Mbappe praises Klopp amid Liverpool transfer interest
  • Mbappe praises Klopp amid Liverpool transfer interest(12:32)
    Paris, May 27 (IANS) Paris St. Germain forward Kylian Mbappe has lavished praise on Premier League giants Liverpool and their manager Jurgen Klopp amid rumours that he wants a move away from Parc des Princes.
Homemade cloth masks can reduce COVID-19 spread: Study
1988 batch IRS officer commits suicide in Delhi
  • 1988 batch IRS officer commits suicide in Delhi(12:26)
    New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) A 1988 batch Indian Revenue Services (IRS) officer committed suicide by hanging from the ceiling fan at his residence in Delhi's Chanakyapuri, the police here said on Wednesday.
  • 'Pickle challenge' to spice up Idukki CPI unit's fund drive(12:22)
    Thiruvananthapuram, May 27 (IANS) In an example of out-of-the-box thinking, Communist Party of India cadres in Idukki district committee have come up with novel ideas to collect money for the Kerala Chief Minister's Relief Fund without unnecessarily burdening the doners.
Two passengers found dead on Shramik train in Varanasi
Biocon gets approval for use of CytoSorb to treat critical COVID-19 patients
  • This tool can detect antivirus antibody in 20 minutes(12:12)
    Tokyo, May 27 (IANS) Researchers have developed a technique to detect anti-virus antibody using a portable analyser to conduct rapid on-site bio tests, a technology that can be used to detect antibodies against the COVID-19 virus.
No country thought of exit strategy, says Swedish physician to Rahul
  • No country thought of exit strategy, says Swedish physician to Rahul(12:12)
    New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi, continuing with series of talks on Covid-19 crisis, interacted with Johan Giesecke, a well-known Swedish physician and Professor Emeritus at the Karolinska Institute at Stockholm. Giesecke said that no country thought of exit strategy prior to announcing the lockdown.
'Flying Bullets' operationalised, IAF chief takes Tejas sortie
  • 'Flying Bullets' operationalised, IAF chief takes Tejas sortie(12:12)
    New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Indian Air Chief Marshal R.K.S. Bhadauria flew the Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Tejas fighter on Wednesday with the 45 Squadron at Air Force Station Sulur near Coimbatore in Tamil Nadu. This will be the first major event for the IAF since the outbreak of COVID-19.
Sensex gains 250 points amid volatility, Nifty above 9,100 (Lead)
'37% Indian women never bought gold jewellery, but want to'
  • '37% Indian women never bought gold jewellery, but want to'(12:00)
    New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) A World Gold Council (WGC) report on Wednesday said that there is an ample scope for retail demand of gold jewellery in the country as around 37 per cent of Indian women have never bought gold but would consider purchasing in the future.
Ravi Shastri turns 58: Kohli, Rahane lead birthday wishes
  • Ravi Shastri turns 58: Kohli, Rahane lead birthday wishes(11:58)
    New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Cricket fraternity on Wednesday turned to social media to wish India head coach Ravi Shastri on his 58th birthday. India captain Virat Kohli and Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane were one of the first to wish Shastri on his special day on Twitter.
Bowlers will find it more difficult to get back to rhythm, feels Lee
Four labourers dead, 15 missing as boat sinks in Bangladesh