- 10 Pandit townships under process under 'Naya' Kashmir blueprint(21:22)
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Final touches are being given to the 'Naya' Kashmir blueprint for Kashmiri Pandits under which ten special townships will be created in all the ten districts of the Valley for resettlement of the community following their mass exodus 30 years ago.
- RAW failed to alert on Kargil intrusions, but no one punished: Former PMO official(20:23)
By Narendra Puppala
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) A former bureaucrat has thrown the spotlight on the Research and Analysis Wing's failure (RAW) in alerting the government about the Pakistani intrusion into Kargil. In his book, Jarnail Singh, former Joint Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), says it was the failure of the RAW as an organisation and its senior officials.
- JNU creates endowment fund, urges alumni to contribute(19:05)
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Reminding the alumni that JNU had made a "significant difference" to their lives, the Jawaharlal Nehru University on Tuesday urged them to contribute to a fund set up to ensure financial help to students from poor families.
- 'Changing of Guard' ceremony by Mumbai police from May 1(19:00)
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Maharashtra Police will introduce a 'Changing of Guard' protocol at the state police HQ here on the lines of a similar and world-famous ceremony at Buckingham Palace in London, Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said here on Monday.
- Will Marandi be leader of BJP's Jharkhand legislature party?(17:47)
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) A day after Babulal Marandi returned to the BJP at a massive rally in Jharkhand, BJP President J.P. Nadda has appointed party General Secretary Muralidhar Rao as the central observer for election of the leader of the state legislature party.
- Ending online child pornography huge challenge: Kailash Satyarthi(17:31)
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Saying that online child pornographic content is a big contributor to global trafficking of children, Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi on Tuesday said that support of powerful countries like the US to end the menace is a huge challenge.
- Pay hikes in India to fall to decadal low in 2020: Report(16:10)
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) A new survey report on Tuesday said that India will see the lowest salary increase in a decade this year and even the real estate and transport sector -- the top national job generators -- will witness lowest pay hikes in 2020.
- Vodafone Idea plunges 16%, now less than Rs 3 a stock(15:27)
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Vodafone Idea scrips on Tuesday plunged over 16 per cent to trade below Rs 3 a stock after India Ratings downgraded its rating on non-convertible debentures of Rs 3,500 crore citing stress on the company's near-term liquidity post the Supreme Court's ruling.
- WHO-China expert team begins coronavirus field inspections(03:21)
Beijing, Feb 18 (IANS) A joint expert team consisting of experts from China and the World Health Organization on Monday began field inspections on the prevention and control of the novel coronavirus outbreak, a Chinese health official said.
- 10 META nominated plays to be staged in Delhi(01:36)
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The 15th edition of the Mahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META) Festival, a week-long national theatre festival culminating in an awards ceremony, announced its list of nominations for 2020.
- Rahul respects Manmohan Singh, wanted clean politics: Cong(00:05)
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Congress has rejected former Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia's contention that then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh wanted to quit after Rahul Gandhi tore the Ordinance, proposed by the UPA government.
- Smart jumpsuit can help spot neurological issues in infants(14:31)
London, Feb 17 (IANS) Researchers have developed a smart jumpsuit, or a garment that accurately measures the spontaneous and voluntary movement of infants from the age of five months - data that can help in assessing abnormal neurological development, among other things.
- Modi announces institutional research on migratory birds(14:16)
Gandhinagar, Feb 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday inaugurated a convention on migratory fauna and announced the creation of an institutional facility for undertaking research and assessment for the conservation of migratory birds.
- Microsoft working on new Outlook feature called Spaces(09:27)
San Francisco, Feb 17 (IANS) Microsoft is working on a new feature called "Outlook Spaces" that would allow users to organise emails, meetings, calendar appointments, to-do lists, notes and documents into easy-to-follow project areas.
- I'm a hidden model: Kareena Kapoor Khan(01:18)
By Puja Gupta
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANSlife) Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor Khan says there may be a hidden model in her as she loves walking on the ramp.
- UNSC resolutions on Kashmir need to be implemented: Guterres(00:09)
By Arul Louis
United Nations, Feb 17 (IANS) UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres said that the Security Council resolutions on Kashmir have to be implemented e and although he did not make a reference to it, the main resolution requires Pakistan to withdraw from the areas it occupies.
- Next aim of AAP: 2022 Punjab polls(12:18)
By Nivedita Singh
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) After the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) registered a big victory in the Delhi Assembly polls, the talks of party expanding its model to Punjab in the 2022 Assembly polls have already begun.
- Modi's push & KVIC's innovative ideas boom Khadi sales(10:13)
By Sfoorti Mishra
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Imagine a woman wearing Patola saree from Gujarat and matching Khadi foot wears, or a trendy wrist watch of Khadi. It is not just imagination anymore because Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) is doing all that it takes to make Khadi cool and trendy. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for using Khadi more, has played a crucial role in its promotion.
- Delhi election: It is not complicated (Column: Spy's Eye)(09:53)
BY D.C. PATHAK
The poll verdict in Delhi has become a major event in the country's politics -- the AAP victory looks extraordinary in the face of a determined bid of BJP to capture the national capital. On a closer look, however, it can be seen that a fairly even spread of support for the AAP, a substantive increase in the vote share of BJP and a precipitous decline of the Congress because of the transfer of its votes -- particularly those of Muslims -- to AAP, were the basic determinants of the results in the Assembly election.
- Researchers warned re-emergence of SARS-like virus in 2007(08:50)
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The possibility that a SARS-like virus could re-emerge in China was warned by researchers in 2007. Experts had claimed that the presence of a large reservoir of SARS-CoV-like viruses in horseshoe bats in southern China is a "time bomb".