Wads of currency notes rain on Kolkata street(23:58) Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) There was a stir among commuters and locals as bundles of currency notes rained on an arterial Central Kolkata street on Wednesday from a multi-storied office complex.
Punjab sees rise in stubble burning cases(15:36) Chandigarh, Nov 20 (IANS) Despite strict enforcement and granting a financial incentive to farmers for not burning their crop residue, Punjab this season has crossed last year's mark of stubble burning cases, environment activists said on Wednesday.
Centre committed to revive BSNL, make it profitable: Prasad(13:50) New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) The Centre on Wednesday informed the Lok Sabha that it was serious about the health of the state-owned telecommunication company Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) and is set to "revive" it and make it "profitable".
Hope pink ball Test marks beginning of a new era: Ashwin(13:40) Kolkata, Nov 20 (IANS) Ace off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is hoping that the historic Day-Night Test between India and Bangladesh scheduled to start from Friday will mark the beginning of a new era as it would help in the rejuvenation of the longest format of the game.
A first, extraterrestrial sugar found in space rocks(10:16) Washington, Nov 20 (IANS) In a first, an international team has found sugars essential to life in meteorites -- supporting the hypothesis that chemical reactions in asteroids can make some of life's ingredients.
Female leopard that killed boy, trapped(09:42) Lakhimpur, Nov 20 (IANS) A team of officials from the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (DTR), in a joint operation with Wildlife Trust of India (WTI), caught a three-year-old female leopard that had killed a 7-year-old boy and preyed upon a few domestic cattle in Isanagar area of Lakhimpur Kheri.
Haryana govt mulls allowing Ram Rahim-Honeypreet meeting (Lead)(19:02) Chandigarh, Nov 19 (IANS) The ruling BJP in Haryana seems to be inclined to allow Honeypreet Insan, accused in the Panchkula violence, to meet jailed Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who was convicted in 2017 for raping two of his disciples and is now seeking parole.
Discouraging words from robot players do hurt gamers(14:12) New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Not just from fellow participants, discouraging words coming from humanoid robots like "you are a terrible player" during the play hurt gamers the most and impair their game, reveal new research from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) presented at Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN) conference in New Delhi.
Croc's snout ripped off as JCB runs over it(09:52) Ferozabad, Nov 19 (IANS) An eight-foot-long crocodile was seriously injured by a JCB, which was being used to clean out a dried up pond in Uttar Pradesh's Ferozabad.
Anand Bhawan gets Rs 4.35 crore tax notice(09:50) Prayagraj, Nov 19 (IANS) The iconic Anand Bhawan, Swaraj Bhawan and Jawahar Planetarium in Prayagraj, have been served a notice of Rs 4.35 crore as house tax by the Prayagraj Municipal Corporation (PMC).
California sues largest manufacturer of e-cigarettes(09:36) Ls Angeles, Nov 19 (IANS) The US state of California has filed a lawsuit against Juul Labs Inc., the largest manufacturer of e-cigarettes, alleging that the firm targeted young people and teenagers with its advertising despite the fact that sales of its products were prohibited to people under 21 years of age.
Rani Mukerji: Without self-doubt, you can't move ahead in life(08:00) By Durga Chakravarty New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) She has been around in Bollywood for over two decades and has been touted as one of India's finest actresses. Yet, Rani Mukerji admits harbouring doubts, because she believes if there is no self-doubt one cannot move ahead in life.
Groom rides chopper to marry in style in Rajasthan(21:14) Jaipur, Nov 18 (IANS) To make the marriage memorable, a groom instead of riding a horse, as per the tradition, to the bride's place, hired a helicopter to reach the wedding venue in Gangapur city in Rajasthan.
CJI touches mother's feet after swearing-in, earns praise(18:28) New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The gesture of Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde to touch the feet of his nonagenarian mother soon after taking oath as the 47th Chief Justice of India here on Monday elicited scores of likes on Twitter after a user posted a picture of the occasion.