Karachi, March 3 (IANS) The statement from the Pakistan Army Chief came amid targeted terror attacks, which have alarmed the security forces on the re-emergence of violence in the restive Waziristan region.

IS FARMERS' UNREST PETERING OUT?

Amaravati farmers should meet CM, justice will be done: Dy CM

Amaravati, March 3 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Dharmana Krishna Das on Wednesday advised the protesting Amaravati farmers to meet Chief Minister Y. S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, and assured them that justice will definitely be done.

THE GREAT VACCINE RUSH

Patient dies after receiving AstraZeneca vax in S.Korea

Seoul/New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) A patient at a long-term care hospital in South Korea with underlying diseases died on Wednesday after receiving the AstraZeneca vaccine against Covid-19, officials said.

National

Odisha sends team to control fire in Similipal

Bhubaneswar, March 3 (IANS) As fire continued to ravage the Similipal Tiger Reserve (STR) in Odisha's Mayurbhanj district, the state government on Wednesday sent a high-level team to the spot to examine the forest fire situation and control the raging inferno.

FOCUS

New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday won four out of five seats in the municipal bypolls in Delhi. The Congress managed to win one seat, while the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) failed to get any.

INDIA ABROAD

Neera Tanden accepts defeat; Biden promises another job (Ld)

New York, March 3 (IANS) Indian-American Neera Tanden, who had alienated politicians on all sides, has withdrawn her nomination for a cabinet position, but US President Joe Biden has promised her another job that will not need Senate approval.

I-T raids at properties of Taapsee Pannu, Anurag Kashyap, Vikas Bahl
SC junks plea against Farooq Abdullah says, dissent can't be termed seditious
With over 14K new cases, India's Covid surge continues

INSIGHT

Would Azad hold key to future political power in J&K?

Jammu, March 3 (IANS) Recent speeches by senior Congress leader, Ghulam Nabi Azad in receptions organised by loyalists after his retirement from the Rajya Sabha have thrown party rank and file into a tailspin in Jammu and Kashmir.

DEEP-DIVE

Budget propels Indian markets higher in Feb

New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The Union Budget propelled the market higher in February with India outperforming the global markets.

BUSINESS

NCLT upholds Doha Bank plea, Reliance Infratel Financial Creditors to get 100% recovery aggregating Rs 3,515cr

Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Mumbai has upheld the petition of Doha Bank resulting in 100 per cent recovery for the Financial Creditors of Reliance Infratel Ltd. (RITL), aggregating to Rs 3,515 crore.

INTERNATIONAL

Blast occurs near Dutch Covid testing centre

The Hague, March 3 (IANS) An explosion occurred near a Covid-19 testing centre in the town of Bovenkarspel in the Netherlands on Wednesday morning, police said.

TOP PICS

SPORTS

Wrestler Sonam Malik out of WRS due to head injury

New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Haryana's teenage wrestler Sonam Malik has pulled out of the upcoming World Ranking Series (WRS) due to a minor head injury sustained in a national camp, said her personal coach Ajmer Singh on Wednesday.

ENTERTAINMENT

Lavanya Tripathi  shares 'positive' words of wisdom

Mumbai, March 3 (IANS) Southern cinema actress Lavanya Tripathi shared a few words of wisdom with fans Wednesday, on social media.

SHOWCASE

Railways to start ops between Nirmali-Sanpur after 87 years

New Delhi/Patna, March 3 (IANS) Bringing glad tidings to the people of Nirmali town in Bihar's Supaul district, train services will soon become a reality after a gap of 87 years since the railway track was destroyed in an earthquake in 1934, officials said on Wednesday.

Spotlight

Finding contentment in the new normal the Goan way

New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Goans use the Konkani word "susegad" to convey the sense of contentment, fulfilment and relaxation that everyone associates with the coastal state and its culture.

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

Microsoft warns customers against new China cyber attack

New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) Microsoft has warned its customers against a new sophisticated nation-state cyber attack that has its origin in China and is primarily targeting on-premises 'Exchange Server' software of the tech giant.

IANS Life

Spot these rare and exotic animals only in India

New Delhi, March 3 (IANSlife) With over millions of species breathing on earth, the world celebrates Wildlife Day today, March 3, to raise awareness of global flora and fauna. There are many rare and extoic animals that can be found only in India.

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