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PM to dedicate 35 crop varieties to nation on Tuesday
New Delhi, Sep 27 (IANS) In an endeavour to create mass awareness for adoption of climate resilient technologies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate 35 crop varieties with special traits to the nation on Tuesday.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
K'taka police take up mission to train girls for self defence
Bengaluru, Sep 27 (IANS) After a series of attacks on women in Karnataka, the state Police department is all set to address the issue with an ambitious project of training all school, and college-going girls with unarmed combat skills.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
K'taka police initiate inquiry in Maulana assault case (Ld)
Chikkamagalur (Karnataka), Sep 27 (IANS) Karnataka Police have begun the investigation into the case of ill-treatment of a maulana by the policemen, reported in Chikkamagalur district regarding defective vehicle registration number plate.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Kashmir's Kongposh (saffron) granted protection
Pampore (J&K), Sep 27 (IANS) It is a chilly morning in late September, the air brimming with the fragrance of Crocus sativus, the flower that produces the precious spice known as saffron, or zafran by its Persian name.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Kashmir,National,Human Interest/Society
After Moderna chief, now Pfizer says Covid will end in a year
Washington, Sep 27 (IANS) The world will return to normal life as Covid-19 will end in a year, Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla has said, while stressing the need for annual Covid jabs.
2021-09-27
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine
Risk of stroke increases with insulin resistance: Study
London, Sep 27 (IANS) Insulin resistance is associated with stroke, according to a study of more than 100,000 people with Type 2 diabetes (T2D), presented at the recent annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD).
2021-09-27
Category: International, United Kingdom,Human Interest/Society
Idols made by UP women jail inmates to be sold on Amazon
Moradabad (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 27 (IANS) The women inmates in Moradabad district jail have received orders from e-commerce giant Amazon for 10,000 Lakshmi-Ganesh idols and diyas using cow dung.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
TN gives 'cold shoulder' to Bharat Bandh call
Chennai, Sep 27 (IANS) Bharat Bandh called by the Samyukt Kisan Morcha and supported by the ruling DMK in Tamil Nadu turned out to be a damp squib with the public not responding at all to the shutdown-call.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Minimal impact of Bharat Bandh in UP
Lucknow, Sep 27 (IANS) Barring districts along the Uttar Pradesh-Delhi border, the impact of the Bharat Bandh call given by farmers bodies on Monday, saw little impact in central and eastern districts.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
When a local turned tourist for a day to rediscover Agra
Agra, Sep 27 (IANS) Ahead of the World Tourism Day (September 27) when a new tourist season in the post pandemic phase is about to begin, a group of three journeyed through the bylanes of Agra to find out what other attractions could delight visitors, in addition to the 17th century monument of love, the Taj Mahal.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Father dies of heart attack while saving son
Lucknow, Sep 27 (IANS) In a freak accident, a tea stall owner suffered a massive heart attack and died on the spot while trying to save his son during a spat with a jeweller of the adjoining shop.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Long distance runner, record holder cyclist runs for Yamuna
Agra, Sep 27 (IANS) Ahead of the Tourism Day on Monday, Taj city's sports celebrity Pramod Kumar Katara, who holds several records for long distance running, cycling and balancing on the Swiss balls, ran for over 22 km along the Yamuna to highlight the importance of Yamuna river to keep the Taj Mahal and other monuments safe.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
World Rivers Day celebrated with fervour in Agra
Agra, Sep 27 (IANS) World Rivers Day commemorates the many values of rivers and encourages river stewardship and conservation around the globe -- a massive worldwide event involving up to 100 countries that has its roots in British Columbia Rivers Day.
2021-09-27
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Abu Dhabi-based businessman reaches out to help ailing Assamese
Guwahati, Sep 26 (IANS) With patients of estern Assam lacking facilities for instant and proper treatment due to the lack of Advanced Life Support (ALS) ambulances, an Abu Dhabi-based Assamese businessman Vedanta Baruah came forward as a saviour by donating two such ambulances.
2021-09-26
Category: International, India,Diaspora,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Judima wine becomes first beverage from northeast India to get GI tag
Guwahati, Sep 26 (IANS) The traditional Judima wine of the Dimasa tribals of Assam and Nagaland has become the first beverage from northeast India to be awarded the Geographical Indication (GI) tag, officials said on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Assam,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Social security must for children in poor countries: Satyarthi
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) Nobel Prize laureate Kailash Satyarthi has expressed concern over the unprecedented rise in child labour in the last two decades, racial discrimination against children and the helpless plight of Afghan children. According to him, nearly 16 crore children have been pushed into child labour compared to 15.2 crore in the past.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Arunachal's air gun surrender campaign may inspire other states
New Delhi/Itanagar, Sep 26 (IANS) Traditionally hunting with bamboo contraptions, including sharp spears and bow-and-arrows, to upgrading to modern guns and now to surrendering them, Arunachal Pradesh has come a full circle.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
6,500 people in UP learn to speak Sanskrit in 3 months
Lucknow, Sep 26 (IANS) Committed to take Sanskrit language to the masses in Uttar Pradesh, the Yogi Adityanath government has taught simple Sanskrit to more than 6,500 people in three months.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Telangana pays tributes to Chakali Ailamma
Hyderabad, Sep 26 (IANS) Rich tributes were paid to Chakali Ailamma, an icon of Telangana armed struggle, on the occasion of her 126th birth anniversary, on Sunday.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Cinema/Showbiz
Himachal's climate-resilient agriculture attracts foreigners
Shimla, Sep 26 (IANS) The low cost climate-resilient agriculture -- a type of farming involving eco-friendly processes in the face of climate change with the optimum use of cow dung and cow urine to make the degraded soil nutrients healthy again -- is not only gaining ground in the mountainous state of Himachal Pradesh but also attracting researchers.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Once dominated by China and Vietnam, Tripura readying to rule India's agarbatti industry
Agartala, Sep 26 (IANS) Tripura is making all out efforts to recover its lost glory and dominate Indias agarbatti industry as the sector until recently was controlled by Vietnam and China.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Tripura,National,Human Interest/Society
Corporate approach to identify 'untouchability' practice
Koppal, (Karnataka) Sep 26 (IANS) The Koppal district administration in Karnataka state has adopted corporate approach to tackle the menace of untouchability in the district. The district administration has hired a private agency to assess and report the practice of untouchability in villages of the district.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society
Delhi govt officials to verify documents for Covid assistance
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) To pace up the financial assistance scheme to the dependents of those who have lost their lives due to Covid-19, the Delhi government officials will visit the applicants' address to verify and collect the required documents.
2021-09-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
'Judges occupying high moral ground go a long way in building public confidence'
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said judges occupying the highest moral ground go a long way in building public confidence in the justice delivery system.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Latest excavations unearth glimpses of rich Tamil culture in 6th century BC
Chennai, Sep 25 (IANS) The archeological excavations being carried out at Keeladi and Thamiraibaranai in Tamil Nadu have given inputs to the archeologists and historians that there was a rich Tamil culture that thrived in 6th century BC in these parts of the world.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society,Art/Culture/Books
NZ farmer fined for mistreating cows
Wellington, Sep 25 (IANS) A New Zealand farmer who underfed nearly 300 cows has been fined NZ$9,000 ($6,300) and ordered to pay vet costs of NZ$1,763 ($1,234), according to a statement by the Ministry For Primary Industries.
2021-09-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Human Interest/Society
As mountain springs dry up, Uttarkashi women revive traditional chal-khals
Uttarkashi, Sep 25 (101Reporters/IANS) Over the last decade, it has become increasingly hard for Sartama Devi to source water around her Uttarkashi village home in Uttarakhand and same has been the story for the rest of her co-habitants.
2021-09-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
Wasn't sure about cracking exams this time: UPSC topper
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) UPSC topper Shubham Kumar has said that he was not sure about cracking the examination this year, which was his third attempt.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Human Interest/Society
Tina Dabi's sister cracks UPSC exam, bags 15th rank
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) IAS topper Tina Dabi's sister Ria has cracked the Union Public Service Commission (USPC) examination 2020 by securing 15th position. The results of the exam were announced on Friday.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Kharif crop sown on 1,115.29 lakh hectares: Agri Ministry
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) Towards the fag end of the monsoon season, kharif crops have been sown on 1115.29 lakh hectares (Ha) as on Friday with area coverage increasing by 43.61 lakh Ha against the normal of the corresponding week (1071.68 lakh ha) last week.
2021-09-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Indian sisters in Aus win hearts, set record with rendition of 193 national anthems
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 24 (IANS) Two sisters from Kerala, Teresa, 21, and Agnes, 18, won the hearts of millions of people after they recited the national anthems of 193 countries on World Peace Day on September 21.
2021-09-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Human Interest/Society
Give back our land or employ us as agreed: Workers demand of PCA Automobiles
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) 'Give back our land or get us our jobs' is the demand to the Tamil Nadu government from 22 persons whose grandfathers had given their land to Hindustan Motors Ltd in 1968.
2021-09-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
2 in Bihar secure bail on willing to feed 5 Dalit kids for 6 months
Patna, Sep 24 (IANS) A district court in Bihar's Madhubani agreed to a bail plea of two extortionists and attempt to murder undertrials on the condition that they will together feed five Dalit children half a liter of milk each everyday for six months.
2021-09-24
Category: India, Bihar,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
In a first, Varanasi city to have ropeway service
Varanasi, Sep 24 (IANS) Varanasi will soon become the first Indian city to use the ropeway services in the public transportation.
2021-09-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
US city unveils emergency sanitation plan amid trash crisis
New Orleans, Sep 24 (IANS) LaToya Cantrell, Mayor of New Orleans, has unveiled a $20 million emergency sanitation plan amid the hurricane-prone US city's worsening trash crisis.
2021-09-24
Category: International, India,Human Interest/Society
People in Kolkata go fishing on waterlogged streets!
Kolkata, Sep 23 (IANS) Incessant rain leading to waterlogging might have added to the woes of the people of Kolkata, but it gave a rare opportunity to the people of New Town to fish on the streets of the satellite town!
2021-09-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Human Interest/Society
With conflicts on, Mizoram predicts more influx of Myanmar nationals
Aizawl, Sep 23 (IANS) Around 11,500 Myanmar nationals have taken refuge in Mizoram so far and the state authorities are apprehending a fresh influx of migrants from the military coup-hit neighbouring country after renewed clashes between the Army and the pro-democratic forces there, officials said on Thursday.
2021-09-23
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Human Interest/Society,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
India's highest EV charging station set up in Himachal
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) Againt the picturesque backdrop of the Himalayas in Himachal Pradesh's Spiti Valley, India's highest electric vehicle (EV) charging station was set up by a company on Thursday.
2021-09-23
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Withdraw from ad campaign promoting pan masala: NGO to Big B
Panaji, Sep 23 (IANS) A national anti-tobacco organisation has urged Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan to withdraw from an advertising campaign promoting pan masala, saying that the move would help wean away youngsters from getting hooked to tobacco addiction.
2021-09-23
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society,Bollywood
Loans sharks, including SHGs, making people's lives miserable in rural TN
Chennai, Sep 23 (IANS) Post-Covid, the situation in rural Tamil Nadu is miserable with loan sharks, including Self Help Group (SHG) members, taking rounds to pester people who have taken money from them.
2021-09-23
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society
Govt school turned into Maulana's dwelling place, villagers seek action
Bengaluru, Sep 23 (IANS) The villagers of Santhebachahalli in Mandya district of Karnataka have demanded action against a maulana who has turned a government Urdu school into his dwelling place.
2021-09-23
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Religion
Delhi restaurant issues clarification over saree row, claims guest slapped
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Delhi restaurant Aquila which allegedly denied the entry to a woman wearing saree has issued clarification and responded to the controversy.
2021-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Best way to keep Goa green is to grab yourself a glass of feni!
Panaji, Sep 23 (IANS) What is the best way to save Goa from deforestation?
2021-09-23
Category: India, Goa,National,Human Interest/Society
Help your kids cope with stress
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANSlife) In comparison to adults, children are prone to getting traumatized by troubling events easily, and this makes it important for parents to help their children when the times are tough. It could be a brutal accident, an unprecedented pandemic, a violent crime, or other disasters but with the right parental support, children have a higher chance of coming out stronger from an awful situation.
2021-09-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life
Organs of brain dead woman in Gurugram save 3 lives
Gurugram, Sep 22 (IANS) The family members of a 44-year-old brain dead female patient in Gurugram gave new lease of life to three separate recipients by donating her kidneys and liver at the Fortis Memorial Research Institute (FMRI) here on Wednesday.
2021-09-22
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society
Centenarian who 'flew' aircraft says 'calmness' is key to staying energetic
Bengaluru, Sep 22 (IANS) Ramudu Rongala, a centenarian who hails from Nidadavole a town in West Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh, and shot to fame after co-piloting a microlight flight on his 100th birthday says, "calmness" and "quietness" are the key things which helped him to stay energetic all through.
2021-09-22
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society
Assam burns 2,479 rhino horns to dispel myth about their medicinal value
Guwahati, Sep 22 (IANS) Setting a record of sorts on the occasion of World Rhino Day, the Assam government on Wednesday burnt 2,479 rhino horns at a public function to destroy the world's largest stockpile of rhino horns in order to bust the myth that they have amazing medicinal value.
2021-09-22
Category: India, Assam,National,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife
2 cops, 2 teachers among 6 sacked in J&K for terror links (Ld)
Srinagar, Sep 22 (IANS) Based on the recommendations of the designated committee to verify the antecedents of its employees, J&K government on Wednesday sacked 6 employees for militant links.
2021-09-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Terrorism
Delhi restaurant denies woman entry for wearing Saree
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) A video has gone viral on social media in which a woman is seen asking an employee at a restaurant in the national capital whether saree is allowed. The employee replies that "saree does not count as smart casuals" whereas the hotel only allows smart casuals.
2021-09-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Lifestyle/Fashion
Chinese census results point to socioeconomic challenges that will impact the world
The Olympics has always been the worlds major sporting event and history is witness that there have been many eye-openers incidents for nations to ponder on; Tokyo Olympics is not much different. For ages, China has been a closed society and nothing much was known about the internal issues and dynamics of the society. Things are changing with the advent of technology and issues related to Chinese society are coming to the front. Chinese decline in population and the insecurity associated with it is one of the issues that have raised the alarm bells in Beijing.
2021-09-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Human Interest/Society,Opinion/Commentary,Politics