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'Condoms next?': Bihar woman official responds sharply to schoolgirl over sanitary pads
National Education 11:38 PM

'Condoms next?': Bihar woman official responds sharply to schoolgirl over sanitary pads

Patna, Sep 28 (IANS) Senior IAS officer and Bihar Women and Children Development Corporation MD Harjot Kaur Bamhrah stirred up controversy with her abrasive responses to question by girl students at an event for Class 9 and 10 students here on Wednesday.

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'Two good people may not be good partners': SC begins hearing on dissolution of marriages
National Human Interest/Society 09:36 PM

'Two good people may not be good partners': SC begins hearing on dissolution of marriages

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday orally observed that two very good people may not be good partners, while hearing arguments on what could be parameters on dissolving marriage between consenting parties, without referring them to family court, by exercising it...

NATIONAL

K'taka: BJP announces campaign to eradicate untouchability
National Human Interest... 11:32 PM

K'taka: BJP announces campaign to eradicate untouchability

Bengaluru, Sep 28 (IANS) The ruling BJP in Karnataka on Wednesday announced a campaign to eradicate untouchability in the state.

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FOCUS

Delhi man gets shot accidentally, friends lodge 'fake complaint' of armed robbery
Crime/Disaster/Accident Focus 10:08 PM

Delhi man gets shot accidentally, friends lodge 'fake complaint' of armed robbery

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Two people were arrested and two more faced action for lodging a fake complaint of a robbery bid in which a 25-year-old man had received a bullet injury, Delhi Police said on Wednesday.

NEIGHBOURHOOD IN DISTRESS

Sheikh Hasina, the dynamic PM of B'desh, turns 76
International NEIGHBOURHOOD 11:22 PM

Sheikh Hasina, the dynamic PM of B'desh, turns 76

Dhaka, Sep 28 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina turned 76 on Wednesday, bringing the spotlight back on many of her success stories, including scripting a socially inclusive economic turnaround for the nation which turned 50 this year.

INSIGHT

Sundarbans in the eye of storm as Centre-state tussle stalls MGNREGA work
General Insight 11:20 AM

Sundarbans in the eye of storm as Centre-state tussle stalls MGNREGA work

Kolkata, Sep 28 (IANS/ 101 Reporters) Cyclonic storms are nothing new to the Sundarbans region of West Bengal. But with the Union Government stopping fund allocation under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) since December 26 last year citing non-compliance with dire...

DEEP-DIVE

J&K: Army active in both anti-militancy ops, welfare programmes
DEEP DIVE General 08:16 PM

J&K: Army active in both anti-militancy ops, welfare programmes

Srinagar, Sep 28 (IANS) Indian forces are taking new steps to develop the skills of the youth of Jammu and Kashmir. To achieve this goal in Jammu and Kashmir, especially in the Kashmir valley, new festivals are being organised by the Central and state governments as well as the Indi...

INTERNATIONAL

CIA warned about attack on Nord Stream pipes weeks ago
International Diplomacy 05:46 PM

CIA warned about attack on Nord Stream pipes weeks ago

London, Sep 28 (IANS) The CIA warned weeks ago that the Nord Stream pipes could be attacked, it has been revealed, after explosions opened three huge fissures in two key gas links that Western leaders say are the result of sabotage, the media reported.

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IANS PHOTO GALLERY

Ayodhya: Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath during the inauguration of Lata Mangeshkar chowk on her birth anniversary in Ayodhya on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022. Union Minister G. Kishan Reddy is also seen. (Photo: IANS)

New Delhi: RJD Party president Lalu Prasad Yadav files his nomination for the post of party president at VP House in New Delhi on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022. Party leader Misa Bharti also present. (Photo: Anupam Gautam/IANS)

New Delhi: Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia donates blood during a Mega Blood Donation Drive on the occasion of 115th birth anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, at Maulana Azad Medical College Hospital in New Delhi on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was also seen. (Photo: Qamar Sibtain/IANS)

New Delhi: Delhi Police personnel stand guard outside PFI office at Shaheen bagh in New Delhi on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022. The Central Government banned the Organisation. (Photo: Wasim Sarvar/IANS)

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee beating a drum during the inauguration of Suruchi Sangha puja pandal ahead of the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022. (Photo:Kuntal Chakrabarty/IANS)

Ayodhya: Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath during the
inauguration of Lata Mangeshkar chowk on her birth anniversary in
Ayodhya on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022. Union Minister G. Kishan Reddy
is also seen. (Photo: IANS)
New Delhi: RJD Party president Lalu Prasad Yadav files his
nomination for the post of party president at VP House in New Delhi on
Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022. Party leader Misa Bharti also present.
(Photo:  Anupam Gautam/IANS)
New Delhi: Delhi Deputy CM Manish Sisodia donates blood
during a Mega Blood Donation Drive on the occasion of 115th birth
anniversary of Shaheed Bhagat Singh, at Maulana Azad Medical College
Hospital in New Delhi on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022. Delhi Chief
Minister Arvind Kejriwal was also seen. (Photo: Qamar Sibtain/IANS)
New Delhi: Delhi Police personnel stand guard outside PFI
office  at Shaheen bagh in New Delhi on Wednesday,
Sept. 28, 2022. The Central Government banned the Organisation.
(Photo: Wasim Sarvar/IANS)
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee beating
a drum during the inauguration of Suruchi Sangha puja pandal ahead of
the Durga Puja festival in Kolkata on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2022.
(Photo:Kuntal Chakrabarty/IANS)

SPORTS

IND v SA, 1st T20I: Plan was to keep it simple, bowl in the right areas, says Arshdeep Singh
Sports Cricket 11:50 PM

IND v SA, 1st T20I: Plan was to keep it simple, bowl in the right areas, says Arshdeep Singh

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 28 (IANS) In his first T20I match at home, young left-arm pacer Arshdeep Singh picked up three wickets in his very first over of the T20I series opener against South Africa at the Greenfield International Stadium, displaying magnificent swing bowling to break...

IND v SA, 1st T20I: Getting five wickets in quick time was the turning point, says Rohit Sharma
Sports Cricket 11:32 PM

IND v SA, 1st T20I: Getting five wickets in quick time was the turning point, says Rohit Sharma

Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 28 (IANS) After an easy eight-wicket win over South Africa in the T20I series opener at the Greenfield International Stadium, India captain Rohit Sharma was in praise of the efforts by his new-ball bowlers Arshdeep Singh and Deepak Chahar, saying that the duo...

SHOWCASE

Mumbai: Lata Mangeshkar music college launched on her 93rd birth anniv
Art/Culture/Books General 08:36 PM

Mumbai: Lata Mangeshkar music college launched on her 93rd birth anniv

Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) In a fitting tribute, the 'Bharat Ratna Lata Dinanath Mangeshkar International Music College & Museum' was inaugurated at the Kalina Campus of the University of Mumbai, here on Wednesday -- on the 93rd birth anniversary of the melody queen who passed away on Fe...

SPOTLIGHT

Diving into still waters: The remarkable life on the Dal Lake
General Human Interest/Society 08:22 PM

Diving into still waters: The remarkable life on the Dal Lake

Srinagar, Sep 28 (IANS) "Kashmir breathes within its locals and visitors alike with a pulse that they can sense, a heartbeat that they can feel and an expression that they can personify."

Entertainment

'House of the Dragon' makers bought white hair from across Europe for wigs
Cinema/Showbiz TV/OTT 09:04 PM

'House of the Dragon' makers bought white hair from across Europe for wigs

Mumbai, Sep 28 (IANS) Ryan Condal, co-showrunner of the streaming series ‘House of the Dragon, recently opened up on the struggle behind getting the hair right for each character in the ‘Game of Thrones prequel.

SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY

Indian cyber agency warns WhatsApp users of critical bugs
Science/Technology Technology 07:18 PM

Indian cyber agency warns WhatsApp users of critical bugs

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) The Indian cyber agency CERT-In on Wednesday warned WhatsApp users of multiple bugs which could be exploited by a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the targeted system.

IANS Life

  • A celebration of Banaras' rich and rare weaving traditions
    General IANS Life 02:36 PM

    A celebration of Banaras' rich and rare weaving traditions

    New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANSlife) Swati & Sunaina Gold celebrates the use of wild silks and their organic hues and sheen in its special 2022-23 collection - Vanya. The collection is being launched in collaboration with Sharan Apparao at the Apparao Gallery in Chennai.

  • The 9 forms of Goddess Durga
    General IANS Life 12:12 PM

    The 9 forms of Goddess Durga

    New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANSlife) Navratri is a nine-day festival in which nine forms of Goddess Durga are worshipped. It is one of the most significant festivals celebrated by Hindus all across India with great fervour. Chaitra Navratri and Sharad Navratri are celebrated widely. People in different parts of the country celebrate this same festival differently. Though they worship the same deity, performing different rituals.

  • 9 Days, 9 Colours
    General IANS Life 12:08 PM

    9 Days, 9 Colours

    New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANSlife) Holidays are a time for pleasure, happiness, and a lot of colour. Every colour worn over the season is a celebration of the person wearing it. Give your festive wardrobe a upgrade this Navratri with nine exquisite hues brought to life in festive wear curated by fashion labels Sukriti & Aakriti, Ridhi Mehra, Nitika Gujral, Prints by Radhika, Loka by Veerali, Global Desi, Drishti & Zahabia, Vvani by Vani Vats, and Pink City by Sarika.

  • Add these trinkets to your festive celebrations
    General IANS Life 12:06 PM

    Add these trinkets to your festive celebrations

    New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANSlife) When it comes to making a statement it's not just your outfit that makes a difference. The magic is in the details, and specifically the accessories.... So what's missing, you ask? Check the list below.

  • 93% of employers want to see soft skills on your resume
    General IANS Life 11:50 AM

    93% of employers want to see soft skills on your resume

    New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANSlife) Soft skills are imperative no matter which professional field you are in and every student must invest some time to learn these skills.

  • 10 must-visit destinations by bus
    General IANS Life 11:46 AM

    10 must-visit destinations by bus

    New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANSlife) While a mini traveller (minibus / tempo traveller) can take 6-10 cars off the road with 21 passengers, a full-size coach or bus with a capacity of 55 people roughly saves the need for 10 to 15 cars. This largely reduces the carbon footprint per passenger as buses usually emit less than half as much as these cars would be combined.

  • Elegant home decor ideas
    General IANS Life 11:40 AM

    Elegant home decor ideas

    New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANSlife) Durga Puja or Durgotsav marks the onset of India's festive quarter and is celebrated with much pomp and excitement.

  • Durga Puja and its significance
    General IANS Life 11:36 AM

    Durga Puja and its significance

    New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANSlife) Durga Puja, also known as Durgotsava or Sharodotsava, is an annual Hindu festival celebrated in the Indian subcontinent that honours and reveres the Hindu goddess Durga and commemorates Durga's victory over Mahishasur.

  • Durga Puja 2022 Healthy Snacking Recipes
    General IANS Life 11:20 AM

    Durga Puja 2022 Healthy Snacking Recipes

    New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANSlife) For thousands of years, almonds have been a part of Indian traditions and food habits, and their health benefits have been widely quoted in several Ayurvedic, Unani, and Siddha texts.

  • Festive meals up in the air
    General IANS Life 01:04 PM

    Festive meals up in the air

    New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANSlife) Travelling during the festive season instead of spending time with friends and family? You don't have to forgo the festive meals if you're flying Akasa Air.

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