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.
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 moisturising.
New Delhi, April 11 (IANSlife) A new online survey has found that 89 per cent of Indians are ready to hit their favourite domestic destinations with more confidence and excitement, as India began its vaccination rollout drive.
New Delhi, April 11 (IANSlife) Hard Rock Cafe has always been popular among music lovers for its Rock 'n' Roll theme and outstanding in-house gigs. Bringing forth the idea of 'good food and good music', it has launched a new menu.
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.
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.
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.
Markets were under pressure last week and failed to recover from the onslaught they faced on Monday because of rising covid-19 cases all over the country. They were marginally up on Tuesday, recovered ground on Wednesday, were again marginally up on Thursday and slipped on Friday.
New Delhi, April 11 (IANSlife) Award-winning historical novelist Devika Rangachari is bringing forth the feminist tale of legendary warrior queen, Rani Lakshmibai in her new book 'Queen of Fire' which is set to launch on Monday.
New Delhi, April 11 (IANSlife) Philadelphia, the sixth-most populous US city, is known for its abundant accessible art. With the first art museum and school in the US and more public art than any other American city -- including murals and sculptures -- the spirit of the city can be found in the art that follows you down the street into parks, open spaces, museums and galleries.
New Delhi, April 11: As advanced countries such as Britain, Australia and Greece have decided not to use some Covid-19 vaccines right now for the younger age groups over the blood clot controversy, the WHO is of the view that these surplus AstraZeneca stocks should be diverted to poor countries. This would help the less developed countries where the inoculation drive against the deadly Covid-19 pandemic is lagging far behind.
New Delhi, April 11: India has decided to launch a 'strategic partnership on water' with the Netherlands, a world leader in water management, by elevating the existing Joint Working Group on water to the ministerial level. The decision follows a virtual summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Netherlands PM Mark Rutte on Friday where the two leaders discussed in detail the bilateral cooperation and new ways of strengthening the relationship. Rutte has just begun a fourth term as the Dutch Prime Minister after his People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD) had powered to a fourth consecutive victory last month.
New Delhi, April 11: Turkey and Pakistan, in partnership with China, are working together to exercise dominance over Afghanistan in anticipation of American withdrawal from the strife-torn nation, often known as the "graveyard of empires".
Kolkata, April 11 (IANS) A day after the Election Commission disallowed any political party from entering into Cooch Behar following the death of four people in the firing of the central forces, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who earlier announced to visit Sitalkuchi in Cooch Behar district on Sunday, accused the poll body of hatching conspiracy against her and alleged that the restriction was imposed only to stop her from meeting the bereaved families.
Hyderabad, April 11 (IANS) With the continuing surge in Covid-19 cases in Telangana, the state's daily count of infections crossed 3,000.
The 11th round of India China Corps Commander's meeting has ended with good optics and pleasantly worded PIB release, with no concrete agreement (if any) disseminated so far. Post disengagement of troops in Eastern Ladakh from North and South of Pangong Tso, no disengagement in other areas to include Depsang plains, Gogra, Hot Spring, Demchok, and no further de-escalation, was well predicted by most analysts.
New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) Close to one fifth or 18 per cent citizens or someone in their social network could not find a Covid-19 dose when they went for vaccination in the first 10 days of April, as per a Local Circles survey.
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New Delhi, April 11 (IANS) India reported 1,52,879 new Covid-19 cases in the last 24 hours, setting another grim one-day record as the overall tally reached 1,33,58,805, according to data released by the Union Health Ministry on Sunday.
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, smell the roses and experience the sound of silence. Never before has a day been filled with this many head to head or heart to heart conversations as now. All this madness notwithstanding, what does put my mind at ease is the lovely sights around me. Nature is thriving, with/without pandemic.
Lucknow, April 11 (IANS) Continuing its efforts to win over Dalits for the upcoming Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections in 2022, the Samajwadi Party has now decided to constitute a Baba Saheb Vahini named after Dalit icon Dr B.R. Ambedkar.
San Francisco, April 11 (IANS) Facebook spent more than $23 million (about Rs 171 crore) to provide security for its CEO Mark Zuckerberg in 2020.
Lakhimpur Kheri (Uttar Pradesh), April 11 (IANS) More than 110 days after a tiger was spotted with a nylon rope around his neck in the Kishanpur sanctuary area, the forest officials finally managed to remove the rope from the big cat's neck.
Lucknow, April 11 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to prohibit the entry of more than five persons at a time in all religious places.
Unnao (Uttar Pradesh), April 11 (IANS) After 'rasgullas' in Amroha and 'laddoos' in Baghpat, it is now 'jalebis' and 'samosas' that have landed panchayat candidates in trouble.