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Biden calls India, US 'indispensable partners'
International Diplomacy 03:26 AM

Biden calls India, US 'indispensable partners'

Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) US President Joe Biden on Sunday called India and the US "indispensable partners" on the eve of the 75th anniversary of India's independence.

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Rushdie's son says author off ventilator, retains 'feisty sense of humour'
National Health/Medicine 10:08 PM

Rushdie's son says author off ventilator, retains 'feisty sense of humour'

New York, Aug 14 (IANS) Booker Prize-winning author Salman Rushdie remains in critical condition, but retains his feisty sense of humour, his son Zafar Rushdie said in a statement, reports 'Variety'.

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

Perfect 12 from Indian wrestlers at CWG 2022, but tougher tests await them
National ROAD TO PARIS 02:14 PM

Perfect 12 from Indian wrestlers at CWG 2022, but tougher tests await them

New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) As expected Indian wrestlers had a medal rush as they got a perfect 12 at the Commonwealth Games from their contingent. However, a tougher test awaits them at Asiad, World Championships and Paris Olympics.

FREEDOM'S FORGOTTEN WARRIORS

A Gandhian among the Nagas, Gaidinliu led her people when she was just 16
National FREEDOM FIGHTERS 04:02 PM

A Gandhian among the Nagas, Gaidinliu led her people when she was just 16

New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Gaidinliu Pamei (January 26, 1915-February 17, 1993) belonged to the Rongmei Naga tribe that was part of the larger Zeliangrong Naga community that lived in settlements across present- day Manipur, Nagaland and Assam.

NATIONAL

Councillors' absenteeism in Guj CM's Tiranga Yatra prompts groupism speculation
National Politics 03:18 AM

Councillors' absenteeism in Guj CM's Tiranga Yatra prompts groupism speculation

Rajkot, Aug 15 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel's Rajkot Tiranga Yatra has become the talk of the state, especially in the BJP, as some councillors of Rajkot Municipal Corporation and party office bearers remained absent from the yatra. Party sources said it is possible...

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HINDI

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FOCUS

Gujarat MLA shares stage with BJP leaders, drops hints of quitting Cong
Focus General 03:16 PM

Gujarat MLA shares stage with BJP leaders, drops hints of quitting Cong

Rajkot (Gujarat), Aug 14 (IANS) Congress party's sitting MLA from Dhoraji Lalit Vasoya on Sunday joined a community meeting, in which he shared dais with BJP sitting MLA Jayesh Radadiya and BJP MP from Porbandar Ramesh Dhaduk.

NEIGHBOURHOOD IN DISTRESS

Hasina urges citizens to build non-communal, hunger-poverty-free B'desh
General NEIGHBOURHOOD 05:02 AM

Hasina urges citizens to build non-communal, hunger-poverty-free B'desh

Dhaka, Aug 15 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has urged the people of the country to turn the grief of the loss of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman into strength and engage themselves in building a non-communal, hunger-poverty-free, and prosperous Bangladesh by uphol...

VIDEO FLASH

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An interview with Salman Rushdie for the BBC HARDtalk India recorded in 2000

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Jaya Hey 2.0; 75 Artistes, 75 yr of Azaadi, One song

DEEP-DIVE

New AI algorithm can detect brain abnormality, help cure epilepsy
International Health/Medicine 11:12 PM

New AI algorithm can detect brain abnormality, help cure epilepsy

London, Aug 14 (IANS) An artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm that can detect subtle brain abnormalities which cause epileptic seizures has been developed by a team of international researchers.

INTERNATIONAL

Man killed himself after ramming US Capitol barricade
International Crime/Disaster/Accident 06:04 AM

Man killed himself after ramming US Capitol barricade

Washington, Aug 15 (IANS) A man drove his car into a vehicle barricade on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. and fired gunshots before killing himself.

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IANS PHOTO GALLERY

New Delhi: Defence Headquarter Security Troops under the Ministry of Defence organise a 7.5 km run to commemorate 75 years of Independence Day, in New Delhi on Sunday, August 14, 2022. (Photo: Anupam Gautam/IANS)

Mumbai: People carrying a 360-metre long tricolor flag participate in a 'Tiranga Yatra', organised as part of 'Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav' celebrations to commemorate 75 years of Indian independence in Mumbai, Sunday, Aug 14, 2022 (Photo: Nitin Lawate/IANS)

Kochi: Children dressed up as Lord Krishna and others break the pot during a traditional 'Uriyadi' competition held in Kochi, Sunday, Aug 14, 2022. (Photo: Arun chandrabos/IANS)

Kochi: Kerala High Court illuminated in tricolor on the eve of Independence Day, in Kochi, Sunday, Aug 14, 2022. (Photo: Arun chandrabos/IANS)

Jaipur: Ajmeri Gate illuminated in tricolour on the eve of the Independence Day in Jaipur on Sunday, August 14, 2022. (Photo:Ravi shankar vyas/IANS)

New Delhi: Defence Headquarter Security Troops under the
Ministry of Defence organise a 7.5 km run to commemorate 75 years of
Independence Day, in New Delhi on Sunday, August 14, 2022. (Photo:
Anupam Gautam/IANS)
Mumbai: People carrying a 360-metre long tricolor flag
participate in a 'Tiranga Yatra', organised as part of 'Azadi Ka Amrit
Mahotsav' celebrations to commemorate 75 years of Indian independence
in Mumbai, Sunday, Aug 14, 2022 (Photo: Nitin Lawate/IANS)
Kochi: Children dressed up as Lord Krishna and others break
the pot during a traditional 'Uriyadi' competition held in Kochi,
Sunday, Aug 14, 2022. (Photo: Arun chandrabos/IANS)
Kochi: Kerala High Court illuminated in tricolor on the eve
of Independence Day, in Kochi, Sunday, Aug 14, 2022. (Photo: Arun
chandrabos/IANS)
Jaipur: Ajmeri Gate illuminated in tricolour on the eve of
the Independence Day in Jaipur on Sunday, August 14, 2022. (Photo:Ravi
shankar vyas/IANS)

SPORTS

Ultimate Kho Kho: Telugu Yoddhas begin their campaign with win over Chennai Quick Guns
Other Sports Sports 11:50 PM

Ultimate Kho Kho: Telugu Yoddhas begin their campaign with win over Chennai Quick Guns

Pune, Aug 14 (IANS) Telugu Yoddhas began their Ultimate Kho Kho campaign in style, drubbing Chennai Quick Gun 48-38 at the Shri Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex here on Sunday.

GPBL: Mangalore Sharks, Bandipur Tuskers register identical wins (Ld)
Sports Badminton 11:38 PM

GPBL: Mangalore Sharks, Bandipur Tuskers register identical wins (Ld)

Bengaluru, Aug 14 (IANS) The Super Matches have decided the fate of many teams in the Grand Prix Badminton League (GPBL) so far and it was not different for Mandya Bulls and Bandipur Tuskers, who both registered an identical 6-3 wins over their respective rivals Mangalore Sharks and...

SPOTLIGHT

J&K L-G joins thousands to celebrate 'Har Ghar Tiranga Utsav' in Srinagar (Ld)
General Spotlight 03:44 PM

J&K L-G joins thousands to celebrate 'Har Ghar Tiranga Utsav' in Srinagar (Ld)

Srinagar, Aug 14 (IANS) J&K Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha joined thousands of citizens from all walks of life on Sunday in a Walkathon from Lalit Ghat to Botanical Garden Srinagar to celebrate the 'Har Ghar Tiranga' Utsav.

Entertainment

SRK, family celebrate 'Har Ghar Tiranga', hoist Tricolour at Mannat
Cinema/Showbiz Bollywood 09:42 PM

SRK, family celebrate 'Har Ghar Tiranga', hoist Tricolour at Mannat

Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) As the country prepares for its 75th Independence Day, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, joined by his family, hoisted the Tricolour at his residence here on Sunday. It was an expression of his support for the nationwide 'Har Ghar Tiranga' campaign.

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SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY

Meta tightens policies to take on fake news in Brazil
Science/Technology Technology 05:32 PM

Meta tightens policies to take on fake news in Brazil

San Francisco, Aug 14 (IANS) Meta, formerly known as Facebook, said it has increased its efforts ib combatting misinformation by investing teams, technology and partnerships to ensure the safety of people using its platforms ahead of the upcoming presidential elections in Brazil.

IANS Life

  • Walk of happiness
    General IANS Life 01:30 PM

    Walk of happiness

    New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANSlife) The NGO Tamana in collaboration with the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) organised its annual fashion show, on Friday, titled "Fashion Beyond Boundaries" (Khadi & handloom) co-hosted by the Hyatt Regency, Delhi.

  • Sabyasachi High Jewellery at Bergdorf Goodman
    General IANS Life 12:58 PM

    Sabyasachi High Jewellery at Bergdorf Goodman

    New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANSlife) "Bengal's grand history of handcrafted jewellery almost faded away because of a lack of patronage. I want to bring this legacy back to the world."

  • 5 tips to keep in mind while shopping for cushion covers
    General IANS Life 12:38 PM

    5 tips to keep in mind while shopping for cushion covers

    New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANSlife) When you consider redesigning your home, what is the first thing that springs to mind? Given that each person has their own preferences and perspectives, I am confident that the answers to these questions will vary greatly. But it will always be the style and patterns of my pillow covers for me. I think they can significantly alter the appearance of your home. Your home decor will look fresh and unusual with new cushion coverings.

  • Celebrate the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav with these 5 patriotic audiobooks
    General IANS Life 12:12 PM

    Celebrate the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav with these 5 patriotic audiobooks

    New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANSlife) On Independence Day, watching patriotic movies and the parade never gets old, but why not try something new this year like OTT listening. To honour the nation's 75th anniversary of independence and to let you feel pride and honour for the country, Pocket FM has put together a special collection of audiobooks for Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. The top five audiobooks to recommend to your friends and family are listed below.

  • Accessories for your abode
    General 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.

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