I-T searches reveal massive import under-invoicing

New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) The Centre on Saturday said that the Income Tax Department recently carried out 'search and seizure' operations at various locations around the country to une...

Unicef official warns of worsening situation in Afghanistan

United Nations, Oct 16 (IANS) The already dire situation faced by Afghan civilians will get worse, and the humanitarian needs of children and women will increase over the coming months, a Unicef official said.


New Covid cases come down in Kerala, so does TPR

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 16 (IANS) The new Covid cases in Kerala on Saturday saw 7,955 people turning positive after 79,722 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, while the test positivity rate was 9.97 per cent, said a statement from Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.


Telangana opposes move to transport Singareni coal to other states

Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) The Vice-Chairman of Telangana State Planning Board, B. Vinod Kumar, on Saturday demanded that coal from the Thadicherla mines of Singareni Collieries Company Limited (SCCL) should not be transported to other states.


Maoist leader RK's last rites performed near Telangana border

Hyderabad, Oct 16 (IANS) The last rites of top Maoist leader Akkiraju Haragopal alias RK were performed near Pamedu-Kondapalli on Chhattisgarh-Telangana border on Friday.


2 more killed in fresh communal violence in Bangladesh

Dhaka, Oct 16 (IANS) A three-member probe body has been formed after two more persons were killed in a fresh attack in Bangladesh. The attackers vandalised puja mandaps and carried out attacks on temples in Noakhali's Begumganj upazila during the celebrations of Durga Puja.

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Two held for threatening to kill vocalist Rashid Khan

Kolkata, Oct 16 (IANS) Two people have been arrested for allegedly making ransom calls to acclaimed singer Ustad Rashid Khan's daughter, threatening to kill her family if they fail to give protection money.


NASA sends Lucy mission to seek out solar system's 'fossils' (Lead)

Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) In a novel bid to seek out the origin of our solar system, the US space agency on Saturday launched the Lucy mission, the agency's first to Jupiter's Trojan asteroids.


HDFC Bank's Q2FY22 YoY net profit up 17.6%

Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Lender HDFC Bank on Saturday reported a year-on-year rise of 17.6 per cent in its net profit for Q2FY22.


Rally across NZ to boost Covid vaccination

Wellington, Oct 16 (IANS) New Zealand on Saturday launched a nationwide rally to vaccinate as many people as possible against Covid-19.



SAFF Championship: Sports minister congratulates Indian team on title win

New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Sports minister Anurag Thakur on Saturday congratulated Indian football team for winning SAFF Championship for the record eighth time.


Activists to perform 'pothole pooja' in B'luru to embarrass govt

Bengaluru, Oct 16 (IANS) Activists in Bengaluru are gearing up to protest pothole-ridden roads across the city by performing 'pothole pooja' (worshipping potholes) as the government is turning a blind eye to the plight of vehicle riders.


Captured tiger to be treated at Mysuru Zoo

Mysuru (Karnataka), Oct 16 (IANS) An adult tiger that was captured by Tamil Nadu forest officials at the Madhumalai Tiger Reserve will be treated at the Mysuru Zoo.


'The Rock' releases first teaser trailer of DC film 'Black Adam'

Los Angeles, Oct 16 (IANS) Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson treated his fans to the first teaser of 'Black Adam', the anti-hero film from the DC Extended Universe directed by Jaume Collett-Serra and co-written by Sohrab Noshirvani of 'The Mauritanian' fame. Collett-Serra directed Johnson m...

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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.


Chingari launches its first NFT marketplace, social token

New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Short video app Chingari on Saturday unveiled its first-ever crypto token '$GARI', which is launching its own NFT (non-fungible tokens) marketplace.


Reliance signs definitive agreement with designer Manish Malhotra

New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANSlife) Designer Manish Malhotra and Reliance Brands Limited (RBL) have established a strategic alliance aimed at speeding up the 16-year-old couture house's global expansion goals. RBL has signed a definitive agreement to invest in founder and creative director, Manish Malhotra...

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