8.4 C
Pune,IND
Thursday, January 24, 2019
Dhaka, Jan 23 (IANS) Seven people, including six members of a family, were killed in a road accident on Wednesday in Bangladesh's Lakshmipur district, some 137km from here, a highway patrol official said. All victims were in an auto-rickshaw headed to see an ailing relative when their ride was hit...
Kochi, Jan 22 (IANS) First-ever international live contemporary art auction in Kerala saw all its works getting sold out, said an official on Tuesday and added that the entire Rs 3.2-crore proceeds will be donated to the state government's fund for rebuilding the areas affected by the natural calamity...
Agartala, Jan 22 (IANS) The BSF on Tuesday handed over 31 Rohingya Muslims who were stranded along the India-Bangladesh border since January 18 to the Tripura Police, officials said. "Their fate will be decided by the appropriate authority in Delhi," a Border Security Force (BSF) official told IANS. Sub-Divisional Police...
By Sundeep Pouranik Bhopal, Jan 22 (IANS) A week after the launch of the loan waiver scheme in Madhya Pradesh, the Congress government claims 19.54 lakh farmers have filed their applications in the six days till Sunday. While the opposition BJP has been calling the "Jai Kisan Rin Mukti...
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) A gunfight between security forces and militants began on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district, police sources said. Firing exchanges were underway in the orchards of Heff Shermal village. "The area has been sealed off to prevent the militants from escaping," the informed sources added....
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) The Google Doodle on Tuesday honoured Soviet theoretical physicist and Noble Laureate Lev Davidovich Landau, who won the 1962 Nobel Prize in Physics for his research into liquid helium's behaviour at extremely low temperatures. Born in Baku, Azerbaijan on January 22 in 1908, Landau's work...
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Aiming to curb fake news, Facebook-owned platform WhatsApp on Monday announced it has globally lowered to five the forward limit for chats a feature first launched in India last July. "Starting today, WhatsApp will be implementing this change, globally i.e. all users on the latest...
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) India's sugar production has increased by 8.32 per cent year-on-year to 14.6 million tonnes till January 15 but overall output at the end of the season will be lower than the previous year, the Indian Sugar Mills Association (ISMA) said on Monday. In a statement,...
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Buoyed by the high demand in the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI), telecom and manufacturing sectors in India, Cloud major Oracle is set to launch its first-ever data centre in India later this year, a top global executive told IANS on Monday. The data...
Bengaluru, Jan 21 (IANS) Karnataka's 111-year-old revered seer, Shivakumara Swami of Siddaganga Mutt at Tumakuru, is dead, Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy announced on Monday. "His holiness, Swamiji passed away at 11.44 a.m. at the Mutt during his treatment for lung infection," Kumaraswamy told the media in Tumakuru, about 70km from...