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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Jammu, March 16 (IANS) Five people were killed on the spot and eight others injured on Saturday in a road accident in Jammu and Kashmir's Ramban district, police said. Their vehicle that set out for Rajgarh from Chanderkote went off the road into a deep gorge near Kunda Nallah after...
By Chandrakant Naidu Bhopal, March 16 (IANS) Even before the onset of summer, nearly 4,000 villages are staring at an acute drought in 36 out of 52 districts in Madhya Pradesh. A lean monsoon last year has left in its trail a grave crisis for the third successive year while...
By Mohammed Shafeeq Hyderabad, March 16 (IANS) Not satisfied with her cozy job at a corporate hospital here, a psychologist joined a team that is helping to prevent farmers' suicides in parts of Telangana. Shruti Naik wanted to explore the area of rural distress and found the task more challenging. Her...
By Vishal Gulati Nairobi, March 16 (IANS) Taking a significant lead, India has piloted resolutions on two important global environment issues related to single-use plastics and sustainable nitrogen management at the UN Environment Assembly. Both resolutions were adopted with consensus on Friday evening. The global nitrogen use efficiency is low,...
Nairobi, March 16 (IANS) The world has laid the groundwork for a radical shift to a more sustainable future, where innovation will be harnessed to tackle environmental challenges, the use of throwaway plastics will be significantly reduced and development will no longer cost the earth. After five days of talks...
Kadapa (Andhra Pradesh), March 15 (IANS) YSR Congress party leader and former Andhra Pradesh Minister Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy died of cardiac arrest on Friday, his family said. He was 68. Vivekananda, also a former Lok Sabha member, suffered cardiac arrest at his residence in Pulivendula town of Kadapa district. He was...
Washington, March 14 (IANS) The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed to curb sales of flavoured e-cigarettes to teenagers. The health regulator on Wednesday said that it is proposing to end all flavoured electronic nicotine delivery system (ENDS) products such as electronic cigarettes, except tobacco, mint and...
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Facebook on Thursday announced partnerships with top music labels in India that will let users express themselves with music in their posts on its platform as well as on Instagram. With the partnerships with T-Series Music, Zee Music Company and Yash Raj Films, Facebook will allow...
By Muskan Aggarwal New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Premlata Agrawal, the first Indian woman to conquer all the seven highest peaks across the globe, was just a housewife until the spirit of adventure overtook her. A mother of two, one of whom is married, she was also the oldest Indian...
New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) A Delhi court of Special Judge Arvind Kumar, here on Tuesday, rejected the bail plea of Gautam Khaitan, a lawyer, who was arrested in connection with a money laundering case. Opposing his plea, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) said Khaitan was "controlling" the modus operandi and...