Jaipur, April 11 (IANS) Curfew was clamped and internet services suspended in Chhabra town of Rajasthan's Baran district on Sunday as communal clashes broke out, leaving several shops and vehicles set on fire, while other shops were looted, police said.


BJP seeks action against TMC leader for 'insulting' SC community

New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The BJP on Sunday urged the Election Commission of India (ECI) to take necessary action against Trinamool Congress (TMC) leader Sujata Mondal Khan for making derogatory comments against Scheduled Castes (SC) community.


Autism: How younger generation is getting sensitive towards the problem

New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) In the movie "Life Animated", Owen Suskind at an age of three is unable to communicate and the parents soon discover that he has autism. After trying many therapies with professional help, Owen is able to communicate through animated movies. Owen's story i...

The return of Covid

Delhi touches new Covid high, at over 10K cases

New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) The national capital on Sunday registered 10,732 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, the single-day highest spike since the pandemic broke out early last year, while there were 48 more deaths, as per the Delhi health bulletin.


Gurugram logs highest single-day spike of 1,084 Covid cases

Gurugram, April 11 (IANS) Gurugram on Sunday reported the highest single-day spike of 1,084 Covid cases, pushing the tally to 70,141, health offcials said.


Committed to Assam, tea company rejects terror threats

Guwahati, April 11 (IANS) The Kolkata based Amalgamated Plantation Private Limited (APPL) company, which has 21 tea estates and operating units across Assam, rejected terror threats and said that it was committed to the state and its people.


B'desh likely to suspend int'l flights from April 14

Dhaka, April 11 (IANS) The Civil Aviation Authority of Bangladesh (CAAB) on Sunday said it is planning to suspend all international flights as the government is going to impose a strict lockdown from April 14 to contain the spread of Covid-19.

Delhi Capitals crush Chennai Super Kings by 7 wickets
We are not breaking any night curfew law- Rakesh Tikait
India logs over 1.45L new Covid cases, active cases cross 10-lakh mark


At current pace, all eligible Indians to get jabs in over 3 yrs

New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) With India taking 85 days to administer 10 crore (100 mn) Covid vaccine doses, a rough calculation shows that all eligible Indians can expect to be fully inoculated in over three years as per the current pace.


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Infosys to buy back shares again soon (Lead)

Bengaluru, April 11 (IANS) Global software major Infosys announced on Sunday that it is planning to buy back more shares again with a proposal in this regard on the agenda at its board meeting on April 14.


Iranian parliament files charges against president

Tehran, April 11 (IANS) The Iranian parliament has filed charges against President Hassan Rouhani, in an intensifying power struggle between hardliners and moderates in the country.



We failed to execute plans while bowling: Warner

Chennai, April 12 (IANS) Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) captain David Warner said that the team failed to execute their plans while bowling and ended up conceding too many runs towards the end of the Kolkata Knight Riders (SRH) innings on Sunday.


BAFTA 2021: 'Nomadland' wins big, Adarsh Gourav loses to Anthony Hopkins

London, April 12 (IANS) The Frances McDormand-starrer Hollywood drama "Nomadland" was the big winner at the 74th British Academy for Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) awards held at Royal Albert Hall on Sunday night, winning four trophies. Indian actor Adarsh Gourav, who was nominate...


At 105, she becomes flag bearer for vaccination in Punjab

Moga (Punjab), April 11 (IANS) Kartar Kaur, a 105-year-old woman from this Punjab town, received her first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine on Sunday, along with her 80-year-old son and family members.


The Kashmiri Spring

It's a wonderful World. Amidst the toings and froings of the Covid chaos, one good thing that has emerged is the luxury of time. Most days have gone by, reflecting the previous and a rough blueprint of the one to come. There is so much more of it to soak up the season, halt mid step, savour the air,...

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.


Google ran secret project to boost its ad-buying system: Report

San Francisco, April 11 (IANS) Google operated a secret programme, known as "Project Bernanke," that relied on data from past bids in the search engine giant's digital advertising exchange and allegedly gave its own ad-buying system an edge over competitors, The Wall Street Journal ...


Why skin products must be applied in the correct order

New Delhi, April 11 (IANSlife) A good skincare regimen is a must for healthy skin. Along with identifying the right products, it is essential to understand the order in which they are to be applied since each product is formulated differently to address different concerns from cleansing to moisturis...