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Woman throws 3-year-old from building in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, March 2 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a woman allegedly threw her nephew to his death from a building in the old city of Hyderabad on Tuesday.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2nd match: Resilient Indian men draw 1-1 with Germany
Krefeld (Germany), March 2 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team's second of their four-match tour of Europe ended in a 1-1 draw with both the teams living up to their billing on Tuesday. Jarmanpreet Singh of India opened the score board for India in the fourth minute while Martin Häner scored for Germany.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Hockey
'People of Bihar living in Bengal will vote for development'
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Day after RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav urged the people of Bihar living in West Bengal to vote for Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress (TMC) in the upcoming polls, Delhi BJP MP Manoj Tiwari on Tuesday said they will vote for the saffron party and development.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Manipur talk show gets notice under new IT rules, withdrawn later
Imphal, March 2 (IANS) Hours after a district magistrate in Manipur sent a notice to a digital news platform under the Centre's new rules to regulate digital media in the country, the district authorities withdrew the notice with "immediate effect".
2021-03-02
Category: India, Manipur,National,Media,Politics
Liverpool owner valued at 'over $7bn' in investment deal: Report
London, March 2 (IANS) Liverpool owner Fenway Sports Group (FSG) is on the verge of selling a 10 per cent stake to private equity firm RedBird Capital Partners for around US$750 million, a report said.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
SC ponders on appropriate curb to stop people from using bad language to criticise court
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday pondered as to what should be an appropriate 'Ankush' (curb) to stop people from using bad language for criticising the court.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
PM likely to address 20 rallies in poll-bound Bengal
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to address around 20 election rallies in West Bengal where polling to 294 Assembly seats will be held in eight phases from March 27 to April 29. The counting of votes will take place on May 2.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Being athlete-mother has not a bar to success in shot circle
London, March 2 (IANS) Just six months after giving birth to her first child, double Olympic champion Dame Valerie Adams snared a silver medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Athletics
Over 8,000 take Covid vaccine in Telangana on 2nd day
Hyderabad, March 2 (IANS) A total of 8,523 people who are 60 years or above, and those with comorbidities in the 45-59 years age group took Covid-19 vaccine on Tuesday, the second day of the vaccination for the two priority groups.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
ED questions Trinamool leader over Saradha scam (Ld)
Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) Ahead of upcoming Assembly polls in West Bengal, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday questioned ruling Trinamool Congress leader Kunal Ghosh in connection with its probe into the Saradha chit fund case for over eight hours.
2021-03-02
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
SC: Amount paid by Indian cos to use foreign software not royalty, can't be taxed
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that the amount paid by Indian companies for the use of software developed by foreign companies cannot be termed as royalty and does not give rise to any income that is taxable in India.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Covid-19 cases continue to decline in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, March 2 (IANS) The Covid-19 cases further declined on Tuesday along with the test positivity rate, coming down to 4.31 per cent.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
'Emergency' was a mistake, admits Rahul Gandhi
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Speaking about the Emergency during a conversation with economist Kaushik Basu from the Cornell University in the US, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said on Tuesday that it was a "mistake".
2021-03-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
K'taka CM felicitates 1971 war heroes
Bengaluru, March 2 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa on Tuesday felicitated heroes of 1971 war fought in erstwhile East Pakistan and now Bangladesh.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Karnataka minister caught on tapes has no option but to resign: BJP sources
Bengaluru, March 2 (IANS) In light of elections in five states and a month-long budget legislature session, the BJP high command has reportedly directed the Karnataka BJP state prominent leaders to 'convince' major and medium water resource minister, Ramesh Jarakiholi to resign from his post in a day or two.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Turkey eyes defence agreement with Pakistan
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) Turkey and Pakistan are on the verge of signing a defence agreement, opening doors for Islamabad to become the co-manufacturer of missiles and fighter jets.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
K'taka Guv takes first dose of Covishield vaccine
Bengaluru, March 2 (IANS) Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala received his first dose of the Covishield vaccine at a state-run hospital in the city, an official said on Tuesday.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Farmers movement poses problems for NHAI, delays highway projects
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) With the farmers' protest continuing at the Ghazipur Border on National Highway 24, it is turning into a nuisance for the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). Officials say the completion of some projects has been hit. Also, the maintenance of the highway is also being affected.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pakistan plans to develop oil city in Gwadar
Islamabad, March 2 (IANS) The Pakistan government is planning to develop a massive oil city in Gwadar district in Balochistan province with an aim to host Saudi Arabia's $10 billion Aramco oil refinery and use it as a platform to mend the dented ties between the two countries.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Pakistan,Politics
Andhra logs 106 fresh Covid cases, tally over 8.9L
Amaravati, March 2 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday registered 106 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the state's tally to over 8.9 lakh, even as 57 more persons have recovered from the virus in the past 24 hours, health officials said.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Man camouflages robbery of nephew as road rage, held
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) When a person's Scooty was hit by another vehicle in Delhi's Burari area and three men got down to thrash him, the man thought it to be a case of road rage.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Despite BJP winning Ahmedabad district panchayat polls, president from Cong
Gandhinagar, March 2 (IANS) Capturing six Municipal Corporations, the BJP is on a winning streak, with a vastly improved performance over its 2015 debacle in the local body elections. But this victory chariot was dented by a technicality in the Ahmedabad district Panchayats results. Despite having a majority in the body, the BJP will have to stay content with a Congress president.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
WTT Contender: Manika, Sreeja in final round of singles qualifiers
Doha, March 2 (IANS) Young India paddler Sreeja Akula outshone her higher ranked opponent to progress into the last round of the women's singles qualifiers at the World Table Tennis (WTT) Contender on Tuesday.
2021-03-02
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Other Sports
HK Patil to head Kerala, Digvijaya Singh TN & Puducherry screening panels
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Former Minister in Karnataka and in-charge of Maharashtra HK Patil will head the Kerala screening committee while former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Digvijaya Singh will be heading the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry screening committees of the Congress.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
CPI-M Min's wife's nomination creates ruckus in party meeting
Thiruvananthapuram, March 2 (IANS) Trouble broke out at the Palakkad district committee meeting of the ruling CPI-M on Tuesday after the name of P.K. Jameela , a retired doctor from the Kerala State Health Services, surfaced during a heated discussion after she was named as a candidate from the Tarur Assembly constituency in Palakkad district.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Goa has scope for exploiting maritime trade: CM
Panaji, March 2 (IANS) Goa has scope for exploiting maritime-linked trade, especially in the areas of import and export of commodities and tourism, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday, a day before he is scheduled to address the two-day Maritime India Summit 2021 that was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Congress forming alliances to maitain its political relevance: BJP
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) BJP spokesperson Dr Sambit Patra on Tuesday said that the Congress depends on alliances to maintain its political relevance.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nations to consider ground-breaking change to economic reporting: UN
New York, March 2 (IANS) In a ground-breaking development that could fundamentally reorient economic and policy planning toward sustainable development, countries will begin consideration of a new system to measure economic prosperity and human well-being that includes the contributions of nature at the UN Statistical Commission.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United States,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
SC: Shocked to see the manner of arrest of IRP for Jaypee Infratech
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered the immediate release of court-appointed interim resolution professional (IRP) for managing the affairs of debt-ridden Jaypee Infratch Limited (JIL).
2021-03-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Airlines continue to bring back stranded Indians from Saudi Arabia'
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri on Tuesday said India's airlines continue to bring back the stranded Indians from Saudi Arabia.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Seat-sharing with AIADMK to be finalised in couple of days: BJP
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) For the Tamil Nadu assembly polls, the BJP-AIADMK alliance is likely to seal the seat sharing deal in a day or two.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Will stop cow smuggling in 24 hrs if BJP is voted to power in Bengal: Yogi
Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and BJP heavyweight Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday took the ruling Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal head on, saying that appeasement politics for the sake of vote bank has endangered the security of not only the state, but also that of the country.
2021-03-02
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
SC: motive crucial to prove circumstantial evidence
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Acquitting a man accused of murder of his wife, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said in a case of circumstantial evidence, motive plays an important link to complete the chain of circumstances, especially when death takes within four walls of the house.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ashley Benson: I keep my relationships private
Los Angeles, March 2 (IANS) Actress Ashley Benson is not someone who likes to reveal details about her personal life. The "Pretty Little Liars" star says this helps in protecting one's relationship.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pune Police arrest Mumbai ex-Congress corporator for rape
Mumbai/Pune, March 2 (IANS) The Lonavala Police have arrested a former Congress corporator of Mumbai, Sunit Waghmare, for allegedly raping a woman on multiple occasions on the pretext of marriage, officials said here on Tuesday.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Telangana's first Covid patient, doctors felicitated
Hyderabad, March 2 (IANS) The Telangana government on Tuesday felicitated the first Covid patient, doctors and other staff at the state-run Gandhi Hospital where he along with thousands of other coronavirus patients have been treated during the last one year.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
4 held after fleeing with e-commerce firm's goods in Gurugram
Gurugram, March 2 (IANS) Four men, who fled with an e-commerce company's truck loaded with goods worth Rs 20 lakh here last month, have been arrested, police said on Tuesday.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TMC legislator from Pandabeswar Jitendra Tiwari joins BJP
Kolkata, March 2 (IANS) Barely a few weeks before the West Bengal Assembly elections, Trinamool Congress legislator from Pandabeswar in West Burdwan district and former Asansol Municipal Corporation mayor Jitendra Tiwari on Tuesday joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in the presence of state BJP unit president Dilip Ghosh.
2021-03-02
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Errant driver in Bihar hits three people in school premises, one dead
Patna, March 2 (IANS) A class 9 student was killed and two others injured after a person learning to drive inside school premises hit them in Bihar's Madhubani district on Tuesday afternoon.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
NIA files case against LeM, its chief who recced NSA Doval's office
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Tuesday registered a case relating to a conspiracy by terror outfit Lashkar-e-Mustafa (LeM) and its chief Hidayat-ullah Malik, who had recced the office of National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval in May last year, working at the behest of Pakistan-based proscribed terrorist organisation Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) to carry out terrorist activities in the Jammu region.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lodge FIR in Dadra MP's death, demands Maha Congress
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) The Maharashtra Congress on Tuesday reiterated its demand to lodge a complaint in the Feb. 22 suicide of Union Territory of Dadra & Nagar Haveli's Independent MP Mohan Delkar, in a Mumbai hotel room.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Gwyneth Paltrow's Insta wish for hubby on his 50th birthday
New York, March 2 (IANS) Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow took to Instagram to wish her husband, filmmaker Brad Falchuk, on his 50th birthday.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cong asks dissenters to join hands to combat BJP in elections
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) The Congress has asked the dissenting leaders to join hands with the party to combat the BJP and clarified about the alliance with the ISF and the Left.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
J&K clocks 85 new Covid cases, nil deaths
Jammu, March 2 (IANS) J&K on Tuesday reported 85 fresh Covid cases, even as no fresh death due to the virus was recorded in the past 24 hours, officials said.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Did John Mayer respond to Taylor Swift fans trolling him?
Los Angeles, March 2 (IANS) Singer-songwriter John Mayer's quirky new video seems to be a reply to fans of his ex-girlfriend Taylor Swift, who tried to troll him on Tik Tok.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Alec Baldwin slams trolls commenting on his wife's pregnancy
Los Angeles, March 2 (IANS) Hollywood actor-filmmaker Alec Baldwin lost his cool when social media followers made nasty comments on his post of wife Hilaria Baldwin's announcing their newborn baby.
2021-03-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
T'gana forms panel to mitigate human-animal conflict
Hyderabad, March 2 (IANS) Concerned over the growing number of human-animal conflict cases in Telangana, the state government on Tuesday announced a 10-member committee to recommend the measures for mitigating such incident.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
Weeks before assembly polls, D-company's fake currency operatives active on Indo-Bangla border
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) Several operatives of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, involved in smuggling of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN), have shifted base from Kathmandu to Dhaka in a bid to push 'Pakistan-printed Indian fake currency' into India.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Hike in LPG price exposes anti-poor face of Modi govt: Cong
New Delhi, March 2 (IANS) With LPG prices staying northbound in the country, the Congress on Tuesday attacked the government over the rise in prices, saying the withdrawal of subsidy on LPG has exposed the 'anti-poor' and 'anti-middle class' face of the Narendra Modi-led government.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tripura tribal council polls on April 4
Agartala, March 2 (IANS) The much awaited elections to the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) will be held on April 4, officials announced here on Tuesday.
2021-03-02
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics