Committed to Assam, tea company rejects terror threats
  • Committed to Assam, tea company rejects terror threats(17:36)

    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.

Why skin products must be applied in the correct order
  • Why skin products must be applied in the correct order(16:54)
    By Puja Gupta

    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.

Short driveable holidays: A travel trend here to stay
  • Short driveable holidays: A travel trend here to stay(16:54)
    By Puja Gupta

    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.

Combining local favourites with global taste
  • Combining local favourites with global taste(16:52)
    By Puja Gupta

    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.

At current pace, all eligible Indians to get jabs in over 3 yrs
B'desh likely to suspend int'l flights from April 14
  • B'desh likely to suspend int'l flights from April 14(16:22)
    By Sumi Khan

    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.

At 105, she becomes flag bearer for vaccination in Punjab
Lockdown fears after Covid surge haunt markets (Market Watch)
  • Lockdown fears after Covid surge haunt markets (Market Watch)(15:28)
    By Arun Kejriwal

    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.

'Queen of Fire', a book on Rani Lakshmibai, set to launch
  • 'Queen of Fire', a book on Rani Lakshmibai, set to launch(14:34)
    By Siddhi Jain

    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.

Iconic art to see in Philadelphia
  • Iconic art to see in Philadelphia(14:28)
    By Siddhi Jain

    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.

WHO says surplus AstraZeneca vaccines in rich nations must go to poor countries
  • WHO says surplus AstraZeneca vaccines in rich nations must go to poor countries(14:22)
    By SPS Pannu

    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.

India and Netherlands strengthen partnership to check pollution in rivers
  • India and Netherlands strengthen partnership to check pollution in rivers(14:16)
    By Ateet Sharma

    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.

After nuclear weapons, Turkey, Pakistan and China bond on Afghanistan
EC stopped me from going to Sitalkuchi: Mamata
  • EC stopped me from going to Sitalkuchi: Mamata(14:02)

    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.

Telangana's daily Covid tally crosses 3,000-mark
India, China disengagement at Ladakh: An unfinished agenda (Opinion)
  • India, China disengagement at Ladakh: An unfinished agenda (Opinion)(13:30)
    By S B ASTHANA

    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.

18% could not find a Covid dose when they went for vaccination
  • 18% could not find a Covid dose when they went for vaccination(12:50)
    By Sanjeev Sharma

    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.

Pic of the week (April 11)
India reports 1.52L new Covid cases, biggest-ever 1 day spike
  • India reports 1.52L new Covid cases, biggest-ever 1 day spike(11:02)

    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.

The Kashmiri Spring
  • The Kashmiri Spring(10:42)
    By ADITTI AHLUWALIA

    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.

Akhilesh to set up 'Baba Sabheb Vahini' jolt to BSP
  • Akhilesh to set up 'Baba Sabheb Vahini' jolt to BSP(10:36)

    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.

Facebook spent Rs 171 cr on Zuckerberg's security in 2020
Tiger tranquilized, nylon rope around neck removed
  • Tiger tranquilized, nylon rope around neck removed(10:00)

    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.

Covid surge: UP allows only 5 persons at a time in religious places
After Rasgullas, Ladoos, it's now Jalebis that spell trouble for Panchayat candidates