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Bird flu spreads its tentacles

PTI New Delhi A bird flu outbreak has been confirmed in seven states, the Centre said...

Allegation against Dhananjay Munde serious: NCP

PTI Mumbai Amid demand for the resignation of Maharashtra Minister Dhananjay Munde, accused of rape by...

Govt-farmers talks will take place as scheduled: Tomar

PTI New Delhi The government’s ninth round of negotiations with protesting farmer unions will take place...

Delhi cabinet gives nod to set up Konkani academy

New Delhi: The Delhi cabinet on Friday approved the setting up of a Konkani academy to facilitate the growth and promotion of...

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Don’t participate in events sponsored by tobacco producing firms

New Delhi: he Delhi government has directed schools in the national capital to not participate in any event sponsored by firms or...

Schools, colleges reopen in Bihar after over 9 months

Patna: All educational institutions in  Bihar, including schools, colleges and coaching centres, reopened on Monday after a gap of over nine months....

‘Team Raptors’ hailed for rescuing tourists stuck on icy Manali roads

Manali: It was ‘Team Raptors’, who voluntarily came to the rescue of nearly 100 tourists stuck on the icy roads overlooking the...

Bird flu cases in 4 states

Shimla/Thiruvananthapuram: Himachal Pradesh on Monday became the fourth state to report cases of bird flu after Rajasthan, Kerala and Madhya Pradesh, with...

Approval to 2 vaccines paves way for mass roll-out

New Delhi: India’s drugs regulator on Sunday approved Oxford COVID-19 vaccine Covishield, manufactured by the Serum Institute, and indigenously developed Covaxin of...

Law against stone-pelters soon in MP

Bhopal: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Madhya Pradesh will bring a stringent law prescribing “rigorous punishment” for rioters and stone-pelters...

Ghaziabad: Twenty-three people, most of them attending a funeral, were killed and 15 others injured when the roof of a shelter at...

Protesting farmers hit with cold rain, water logging

New Delhi: Waterlogged tents, soaked firewood and blankets, and cold conditions -- farmers camping at Delhi borders in protest against new farm...

FROM THE MAGAZINES

A lacklustre affair

This is just another year at IFFI with lots of money involved but little to show for it NT...

The Compromised IFFI

RAMNATH N PAI RAIKAR Terry Eagleton, the well-known British literary theorist had once said, “After all, if you do...

Asmitai Dis

Sanjeev V Sardesai Today, on January 16, 2021, we celebrate the historic Opinion Poll Day as ‘Asmitai Dis’! Let...

Sleep is the best medicine

Deepika Rathod A good night’s sleep makes one happy and feel rejuvenated. It also has innumerable benefits on the...