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Pak makes currency declaration by all int'l passengers mandatory
International South Asia 02:10 PM

Pak makes currency declaration by all int'l passengers mandatory

Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) The Pakistan government has made currency declaration by all international passengers mandatory, as part of the measures taken to curb money laundering to fulfil the condition of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), according to a notification issued by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA).

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IANS NEWS POINT

UP consumers can buy 1 unit of cough syrup
IANS Special Series National 01:44 PM

UP consumers can buy 1 unit of cough syrup

Lucknow, Aug 17 (IANS) Consumers will no longer be able to buy more than one unit of codeine-based cough syrups in Uttar Pradesh, following orders issued by the food and drug administration department.

NATIONAL

MP Forest staff surrender weapons protesting unilateral action by senior staff
National Politics 02:42 PM

MP Forest staff surrender weapons protesting unilateral action by senior staff

Bhopal, Aug 17 (IANS) In an unprecedented incident, disgruntled with alleged 'unilateral action' against their colleagues, hundreds of forest officials, including guards and rangers, surrendered their weapons at their respective offices in different parts of Madhya Pradesh.

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HINDI

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INSIDE POLITICS: PREPPING FOR ASSEMBLY POLLS

AAP, JD(S) all set to upset Cong, BJP calculations in Karnataka
INSIDE POLITICS National 12:18 PM

AAP, JD(S) all set to upset Cong, BJP calculations in Karnataka

Bengaluru, Aug 14 (IANS) The national parties in Karnataka, ruling BJP and opposition Congress are preparing for the upcoming Assembly elections on a war-footing basis. Both the parties are presuming that they will come to power again in 2023. But, experts and analysts are of the op...

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

Fiesty Annie Mascarene took on Travancore's Dewan, despite Gandhi's criticism
National Human Interest/Society 04:52 PM

Fiesty Annie Mascarene took on Travancore's Dewan, despite Gandhi's criticism

Her Master's degrees in History, Economics and Law gave Annie Mascarene (June 6, 1902 to July 19, 1963) the wherewithal to take on the powerful Dewan of Travancore, who wanted to keep the state outside of Independent India, to the extent that she brushed off Mahatma Gandhis criticism of her methods.

NEIGHBOURHOOD IN DISTRESS

Nawaz camp in London miffed with Shehbaz govt's economic policy
International NEIGHBOURHOOD 02:08 PM

Nawaz camp in London miffed with Shehbaz govt's economic policy

Islamabad, Aug 17 (IANS) An unusual clash ensued between the London PML-N and Islamabad PML-N on the economic handling of the Shehbaz Sharif government in Pakistan, which led to Nawaz Sharif leaving a party meeting that he was attending through a video link from London.

VIDEO FLASH

August 17, 2022

Himachal Pradesh: Landslides In Himland And Talland At Shimla

August 17, 2022

Mother Dairy and Amul increases the price of milk by Rs 2/litre

August 16, 2022

Kashmir: ITBP bus accident: 7 killed, 32 injured

DEEP-DIVE

Workplace recognition, not salary, tops job seekers' mind in India
Science/Technology DEEP DIVE 01:54 PM

Workplace recognition, not salary, tops job seekers' mind in India

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) When it comes to job search, employees are no longer fixated on the take-home amount and look beyond monetary payouts, according to a report on Wednesday.

INTERNATIONAL

Alexei Navalny demands tougher sanctions on Russian oligarchs
International Politics 02:00 PM

Alexei Navalny demands tougher sanctions on Russian oligarchs

Moscow, Aug 17 (IANS) Jailed Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny has called on the West to impose tougher sanctions on Russian oligarchs, as Moscow's war on Ukraine continues unabated.

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IANS PHOTO GALLERY

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs 'Parikrama' while paying tribute to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his death anniversary at Sadaiv Atal in New Delhi, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022. (Photo: Qamar Sibtain/IANS)

New Delhi: Indian Army choppers shower flower petals on Air Force personnel during the flag off ceremony of its Mountain Terrain Biking (MTB) expedition at National War Memorial in New Delhi, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022. (Photo: Anupam Gautam/IANS)

Srinagar: A bus carrying ITBP personnel fell into a roadside river bed in Jammu and Kashmir's Pahalgam on Tuesday, leading to the deaths of four troopers, while several others were also injured.(Photo: Nisar Malik /IANS)

Patna: Bihar Governor Fagu Chauhan administers the oath to RJD MLAs as Bihar Cabinet minister during the swearing-in ceremony at Raj Bhawan in Patna, Monday, Aug 16, 2022 (Photo: IANS)

Nagaon:A dragonfly sits on a branch at a park in Nagaon District of Assam on August 16,2022.(Photo: Anuwar hazarika/IANS)

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi performs 'Parikrama'
while paying tribute to former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee on his death
anniversary at Sadaiv Atal in New Delhi, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022.
(Photo: Qamar Sibtain/IANS)
New Delhi: Indian Army choppers shower flower petals on Air
Force personnel during the flag off ceremony of its Mountain Terrain
Biking (MTB) expedition at National War Memorial in New Delhi,
Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022. (Photo: Anupam Gautam/IANS)
Srinagar: A bus carrying ITBP personnel fell into a roadside
river bed in Jammu and Kashmir's Pahalgam on Tuesday, leading to the
deaths of four troopers, while several others were also
injured.(Photo: Nisar Malik /IANS)
Patna: Bihar Governor Fagu Chauhan administers the oath to
RJD MLAs as Bihar Cabinet minister during the swearing-in ceremony at
Raj Bhawan in Patna, Monday, Aug 16, 2022 (Photo: IANS)
Nagaon:A dragonfly sits on a branch at a park in Nagaon District of
Assam on August 16,2022.(Photo: Anuwar hazarika/IANS)

BUSINESS

Benchmark bond yield fell by 10 bps on easing crude oil prices
Business 02:16 PM

Benchmark bond yield fell by 10 bps on easing crude oil prices

Mumbai, Aug 17 (IANS) The yield on 10-year benchmark 6.54 per cent-2032 bond fell more than 10 basis points on Wednesday as easing oil prices and lower than estimated CPI inflation print improved sentiments of traders, dealers said.

SPORTS

Raducanu beats Serena Williams in Western & Southern Open first round
Sports Tennis 02:28 PM

Raducanu beats Serena Williams in Western & Southern Open first round

Cincinnati, Aug 17 (IANS) England's Emma Raducanu collected a memorable win in the opening round of the Western & Southern Open, defeating Serena Williams 6-4, 6-0 in the pair's first ever meeting.

Two sets of five-match Border-Gavaskar Trophy in ICC Men's FTP cycle of 2023-27
Sports Cricket 02:04 PM

Two sets of five-match Border-Gavaskar Trophy in ICC Men's FTP cycle of 2023-27

Dubai, Aug 17 (IANS) Two sets of five-match series for the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in each of the upcoming cycles of the ICC World Test Championship has been one of the major highlights in the ICC Men's FTP cycle of 2023-27 released on Wednesday.

SHOWCASE

Naya J&K: Amit Shah leads from front, martyrs honoured after 32 years
General SHOWCASE 11:44 AM

Naya J&K: Amit Shah leads from front, martyrs honoured after 32 years

Srinagar, Aug 17 (IANS) For 32-years martyrs, who sacrificed their lives to keep the Tiranga flying high in Jammu and Kashmir, were unsung heroes as the former rulers didn't spare any thought for them. However, in 'Naya J&K' sacrifices of martyrs are being remembered and their names...

SPOTLIGHT

Tejashwi is the youngest, Bijendra Yadav the oldest minister in Nitish govt
General Spotlight 01:34 PM

Tejashwi is the youngest, Bijendra Yadav the oldest minister in Nitish govt

Patna, Aug 17 (IANS) In the new cabinet of the Nitish Kumar government in Bihar, 33-year-old Tejashwi Yadav is the youngest minister while Bijendra Prasad Yadav, 76, the state power minister under the JD(U) quota, is the oldest.

Entertainment

Sanath Jayasuriya calls Mammootty a 'true superstar'
Cinema/Showbiz Southern Cinem... 02:38 PM

Sanath Jayasuriya calls Mammootty a 'true superstar'

Chennai, Aug 17 (IANS) Former Sri Lankan cricketer Sanath Jayasuriya, whose explosive batting at one point in time instilled fear in the hearts of bowlers of rival teams, has called Malayalam actor Mammootty, a "true superstar".

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SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY

India moves up one spot in global rankings for median mobile speeds: Report
Science/Technology Technology 01:54 PM

India moves up one spot in global rankings for median mobile speeds: Report

New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) India has gained one spot in the global ranking for median mobile speeds and was at 117th position in July from 118th in June, a report said on Wednesday.

IANS Life

  • DGCA fines 5 Kedarnath chopper operators for flouting safety rules
    National IANS Life 02:46 PM

    DGCA fines 5 Kedarnath chopper operators for flouting safety rules

    New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has imposed a fine of Rs 5 lakh each to five helicopter operators carrying pilgrims to Kedarnath shrine for flouting safety rules and not maintaining proper flying records.

  • World Photography Day
    General IANS Life 01:40 PM

    World Photography Day

    New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANSlife) A day to celebrate the creativity and nuances of photography that have mesmerised us for years. Photography is a timeless medium of storytelling that beautifully captures the authenticity of time, emotions, culture, history, and more.

  • DAG presents March to Freedom
    General IANS Life 01:34 PM

    DAG presents March to Freedom

    New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANSlife) Independent art gallery in India, DAG has promoted contemporary Indian art all round the world for the past 25 years.

  • The Ghost Chef
    General IANS Life 01:32 PM

    The Ghost Chef

    New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANSlife) Most of us have had days where we can't see ourselves stepping out for a meal, or stepping into kitchen and prepare something to eat. On days when cooking seems like a chore and you need a day off, Mumbai's newest cloud kitchen - The Ghost Chef take center stage.

  • Effect of rom-coms on real-life dating
    General IANS Life 01:30 PM

    Effect of rom-coms on real-life dating

    New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANSlife) Once upon a time, a girl and a guy locked eyes; they fell in love and lived happily ever after. Even with the odds against them, everything works out in the end. That is what every romantic comedy wants you to believe. Is life that simple?

  • Discovering the next generation of Indian beauty brands
    General IANS Life 01:26 PM

    Discovering the next generation of Indian beauty brands

    New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANSlife) A first of its kind nonequity grant program,, Beauty&You India, created by The Estee Lauder Companies (ELC) and NYKAA, looks to discover, spotlight, and propel the next generation of Indian beauty brands.

  • PVR cinemas celebrates 25 years in cinema entertainment
    General IANS Life 01:26 PM

    PVR cinemas celebrates 25 years in cinema entertainment

    New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANSlife) The largest movie theatre chain in India, PVR Cinemas, just celebrated 25 illustrious years in business. PVR started the multiplex revolution in India in 1997 and has since wowed moviegoers throughout the nation by reinventing what it means to experience the best cinema.

  • Sippin on some rum cocktails
    General IANS Life 12:18 PM

    Sippin on some rum cocktails

    New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANSlife) Even though you might not be at a beach or a bar to enjoy a rum cocktail, spirit lovers (21 and older) can toast at home with these delicious cocktail recipes.

  • Is snacking in India becoming too expensive?
    General IANS Life 12:12 PM

    Is snacking in India becoming too expensive?

    New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANSlife) Snacking is inherent to India's cultural ethos, and whether it becomes too expensive or not it'll always be loved. As a sector, snacking in India has made a 360-degree transformation since the pandemic began. While before this event, India was on a get-healthy trip of low snacking and daily exercise regime, the series of enforced lockdowns drastically affected the population's morale, leading to heightened amount of stress and everyone resorting to their old ways of comfort such as snacking. Snacking grew so majorly that it changed India's eating norms, by 2020 -- instead of having three meals daily, we had become a multiple snacking cultures. Many studies agreed that the pandemic had led to considerable expansion in the category volumes, and, even after returning to pre-Covid living conditions, a slowdown in snacking was unlikely.

  • Ways to reduce plastic use as a family
    General IANS Life 12:02 PM

    Ways to reduce plastic use as a family

    New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANSlife) As parents one thing we need to vouch for is to provide children with a cleaner and greener environment to live happily and to raise healthy kids of their own. And what steps can we take to ensure our kids of this green future? Ask yourself this question, it matters.

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