TOP STORIES

Modi, Kamala Harris to have first meeting in person soon

New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet US Vice President Kamala Harris for their first direct personal encounter on Thursday afternoon (US time), according to ...

New VC of Kabul University barely got pass marks, disrespected professors

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) The Talibans pick for the new Vice Chancellor of Kabul University, Mohammad Ashraf Ghairat, had once called for the killing of journalists. His appointment as the new Chancellor of the university sparked outrage on social media when users dug up some of his ...

THE RAGING PANDEMIC

Covid virus to get weaker, become a cold: Oxford-AstraZeneca vax creator

London, Sep 23 (IANS) Covid is unlikely to mutate into a deadlier variant and will eventually end up as a common cold, said Professor Dame Sarah Gilbert, who created the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine.

National

Madras Christian College student stabbed to death by ex-boyfriend

Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) A Madras Christian College student was stabbed to death by her former boyfriend outside Chennai's Tambaram Railway station on Thursday, police said.

FOCUS

BJP protest with slain leader's body near CM's residence sparks tension

Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) The top Bengal BJP leadership, including state unit chief Sukanta Majumdar, got engaged in a scuffle with the police after they tried to stage a demonstration with the body of defated BJP candidate from Magrahat West, Dhurjati Saha, in front of Chief Minister ...

INDIA ABROAD

25 Indian boats damaged by Sri Lankan Navy: Fishermen

Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) At least 25 fishing boats of Indian fishermen were damaged after Sri Lankan navy personnel allegedly attacked them on Wednesday late night at Katchatheevu.

Punjab CM Channi shows off his Bhangra skills
PM Modi arrives in US for Quad summit, amid rapturous welcome by diaspora
Congress slams Modi govt on ex-gratia of Rs 50K to kin of Covid victims, demands Rs 5L each

INSIGHT

Loan sharks, including SHGs, making people's lives miserable in rural TN

Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) Post-Covid, the situation in rural Tamil Nadu is miserable with loan sharks, including Self Help Group (SHG) members, taking rounds to pester people who have taken money from them.

DEEP-DIVE

2021 Arctic summer sea ice 12th-lowest on record: NASA

Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) The Arctic summer sea ice in 2021 has hit the 12th-lowest place in the satellite record, according to scientists at the National Snow and Ice Data Center and NASA.

BUSINESS

PM meets American CEOs, Qualcomm keen on 5G tech in India

Washington, Sep 23 (IANS) In the first leg of his US visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Thursday met leading US CEOs in Washington.

INTERNATIONAL

Malaysia's tourism revenues plunge 71.2%

Kuala Lumpur, Sep 23 (IANS) Malaysia's tourism revenues in 2020 slumped 71.2 per cent to 52.4 billion ringgit ($12 billion) from a year ago in the wake of Covid-induced bans and restrictions, official data revealed on Thursday.

TOP PICS

SPORTS

Only regret I have is not pushing Suryakumar Yadav at No. 3, says Gambhir

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Former KKR skipper Gautam Gambhir said his only regret from his successful stint as captain of the Kolkata-based franchise is not using batsman Suryakumar Yadav at No. 3 position.

SHOWCASE

Feast for jumbos on elephant appreciation day!

Agra, Sep 23 (IANS) A jumbo feast for the 25 royal pachyderms residing at the Elephant Conservation and Care Centre (ECCC) was laid out by the Wildlife SOS on the Elephant Appreciation Day celebrated every year.

Spotlight

The common man's Chief Minister of Punjab!

Chandigarh, Sep 23 (IANS) With his feet firmly on the ground, newly-appointed Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi continues to be a common man's politician.

ENTERTAINMENT

'The Kite Runner' star Khalid Abdalla to play Dodi Al-Fayed in 'The Crown'

Los Angeles, Sep 23 (IANS) Actor Khalid Abdalla has been roped in to play the role of Dodi Al-Fayed in the award winning series 'The Crown'.

Video Gallery

Raj Kundra was sent to jail because of own misdeeds: Sherlyn Chopra


Deepika Padukone to play PV Sindhu in biopic?


Sara Ali Khan shares pictures from her recent Kashmir visit


Urvashi Rautela set the internet on fire with her latest post


Rahul Vaidya and Disha Parmar jet off to Maldives to celebrate Rahul Vaidya's birthday


Ranbir Kapoor attends Mahesh Bhatt's birthday bash


New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) On I-Day eve, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, speaking exclusively to IANS just days after his government's decision on Article 370 noted how he was troubled and saddened by the fact that the 73rd Amendment to the Constitution pertaining to Panchayati Raj institutions did not apply to Jammu and Kashmir. He said that in the last few years, panchayats in Jammu and Kashmir got more powers to work towards peoples progress and various subjects transferred to panchayats under the 73rd Amendment were transferred to panchayats of Jammu and Kashmir.

SCIENCE/TECH

Apple AR headset to enter mass production in Q2 2022: Report

an Francisco, Sep 23 (IANS) Apple is working on the most advanced chips for its unannounced AR headset and now a new report has claimed that headset will enter mass production in the second quarter of next year, with a launch expected between the third or fourth quarter of 2022.

IANS Life

Taapsee Pannu promotes smart wearables

New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANSlife) There has been a growing demand of wearable devices in India, and Noise, an Indian connected lifestyle brand, has been catering to this slowly becoming a leader on the category. The brand has ropes in actress Taapsee Pannu to headline its next campaign in the smart weara...

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