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IANS Review: 'Pavitra Rishta Season 2' predictably reinforces the view that love binds a pure relationship (IANS Rating: ***)
Series: 'Pavitra Rishta Season 2' (Streaming on Zee5). Duration: Average 21 minutes per episode (eight episodes in all).
2022-01-28
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
U-19 CWC: It's surreal; doesn't feel real, says Raghuvanshi on batting performance
Tarouba (Trinidad), Jan 24 (IANS) Indian Under-19 cricketer Angkrish Raghuvanshi has said that he is still soaking in the landmark achievement of securing a double-century partnership with Raj Bawa in their U-19 ICC Cricket World Cup Group B match against Uganda at the Brian Lara Stadium.
2022-01-24
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Losses are part of learning process: Laxman tells dejected Ugandan U-19 team
Tarouba (Trinidad), Jan 24 (IANS) Former India cricketer VVS Laxman, who is part of the Indian team's support staff at the U-19 Cricket World Cup here, gave a pep-talk to the Ugandan side after it lost to India Under-19 by 326 runs in a Group B game here on January 22.
2022-01-24
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Pakistan on a new track? (Opinion)
Pakistan after 75 years of its existence has released its first ever National Security Policy (NSP), which it claims will ensure human security for the ordinary Pakistani masses.
2022-01-24
Category: India, New Delhi,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Opinion/Commentary
To solve the organ shortage, we need more awareness, not more animals
As a scientist and researcher, I am deeply opposed to xenotransplantation ? the Frankenscience of transplanting organs from one species to another ? as everyone should be. Reports that animal experimenters at the University of Maryland?Baltimore have implanted a pig's heart into a man are extremely disturbing. Animal-to-human transplants are nothing more than vanity projects that seek to grab sensational headlines, and they are fraught with danger.
2022-01-24
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Opinion/Commentary
U-19 CWC: Bawa, Raghuvanshi's tons help India smash several records on way to crushing Uganda
Tarouba (Trinidad), Jan 23 (IANS) Raj Bawa and Angkrish Raghuvanshi smashed fine centuries as India recorded their second-highest score in an Under-19 Men's Cricket World Cup match to crush Uganda by a massive 326 runs, as the four-time champions went through as group winners to the Super League of the ICC U-19 World Cup at the Brian Lara Stadium here on Sunday (IST).
2022-01-23
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
U-19 CWC: Afghanistan, Bangladesh score big wins; sail into Super League
Diego Martin (Trinidad), Jan 23 (IANS) Afghanistan and Bangladesh scored big wins against their rivals, Zimbabwe and UAE, respectively as they advanced to the Super League quarterfinals on the final day of group-stage matches in the Under-19 ICC Cricket World Cup on Sunday (IST).
2022-01-23
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
U-19 CWC: Van Heerden leads from the front as South Africa secure quarterfinal berth
Tarouba (Trinidad), Jan 22 (IANS) South Africa skipper George Van Heerden led from the front, smashing a 93-ball 111 as he helped his team secure a Super League quarterfinal berth with a 153-run win over Ireland in a Group B match at the Brian Lara Stadium here on Saturday (IST).
2022-01-22
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
IANS Review: 'Breaking Point Season 2': Showcases the making of fearsome soldiers (IANS Rating: ***1/2)
Series: 'Breaking Point Season 2' (Streaming on 'discovery+'); Duration: 45 minutes per episode
2022-01-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Mathura posters question history-sheeter as BJP office-bearer
Mathura (UP), Jan 21 (INAS) Posters questioning the appointment of an alleged history-sheeter Hari Shankar a.k.a. Raju Yadav, as BJP's city convener have come up in Mathura.
2022-01-21
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
CLOSE-IN: One-Day cricket is losing its sheen
The waning interest in Test cricket led to the emergence of the limited-overs version. Time became an important commodity and five days of watching cricket became a luxury. Furthermore, the world changed, as one wanted a result at the end and so a draw in cricket was frowned upon.
2022-01-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
U-19 CWC: Pakistan overcome gritty Afghanistan, secure quarterfinal berth
Tarouba (Trinidad), Jan 21 (IANS) A patiently-struck half-century by Abdul Faseeh and a late-order unbeaten 42 by Maaz Sadaqat helped Pakistan defeat gritty Afghanistan by 24 runs and join England in the Super League quarterfinals of the U-19 ICC Cricket World Cup at the Brian Lara Stadium here on Friday (IST).
2022-01-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
IANS Review: 'The Royal Treatment': A fairytale with a modern approach (IANS Rating: ***)
Film: 'The Royal Treatment' (Streaming on Netflix); Duration: 97 minutes
2022-01-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
IANS Review: '36 Farm House': Mundane and mediocre writing, weakens the foundation (IANS Rating: **1/2)
Film: '36 Farm House' (Streaming on Zee5); Duration: 108 minutes
2022-01-21
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pak army chief, Chinese ambassador discuss CPEC security concerns before Imran's visit to China
New Delhi, Jan 21: Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan, Nong Rong met Pakistani army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday to discuss the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), work on which has all but stopped due to security issues and Pakistan's inability to pay Chinese companies.
2022-01-21
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Expelled BJP leader Harak Singh Rawat joins Congress
New Jan 21 (IANS) Expelled BJP leader and former Uttarakhand minister Harak Singh Rawat on Friday joined the Congress after days of uncertainty over his joining.
2022-01-21
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
IANS Review: 'Mission Frontline 2': Artfully photographed and notches better than its previous edition (IANS Rating: ***)
Series: 'Mission Frontline 2' (Streaming on 'discovery+')
2022-01-20
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Jan 19: A day to reflect on Kashmiri Pandits' unending wait for justice
January 19 is not just another date on the calendar. It is an occasion to remind ourselves of a bitter truth that exposes the hypocrisy of India's secular politics and polity.
2022-01-19
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
Microsoft Xbox Game Pass reaches 25mn subscribers
San Francesco, Jan 19 (IANS) Microsoft has revealed that its Xbox Game Pass has gained 25 million subscribers amid coronavirus pandemic.
2022-01-19
Category: India, New Delhi,Technology
Women in Jammu's Bhaga village realise true potential of SHGs during pandemic
Reas (J&K), Jan 19 (IANS/ 101Reporters) In Bhaga village in Jammu and Kashmirs Reasi district, 17-year-old Shilpa Singh has taken it upon herself to earn for her family after the coronavirus pandemic washed out her father Mangal Singhs job.
2022-01-19
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
IANS Review: 'Hotel Transylvania: Transformania': Hardly ground-breaking but a fun film (IANS Rating: ***)
Film: 'Hotel Transylvania: Transformania' (Streaming on Amazon Prime)
2022-01-18
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Kerala's pioneer environmentalist M.K. Prasad passes away
New Delhi/Kochi, Jan 1(I8 ANS) M.K. Prasad, one of the leading figures of the Silent Valley Hydro-electric project that marked the beginning of the environmental movement in Kerala, passed away on Monday at Kochi.
2022-01-18
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
U-19 CWC: Haseebullah Khan's century gives Pakistan a flying start
Diego Martin (Trinidad), Jan 18 (IANS) Pakistan got off to a flying start in the Under-19 ICC Cricket World Cup, as wicketkeeper-batter Haseebullah Khan smashed a century to help them crush Zimbabwe by 115 runs in a Group C match at the Diego Martin Sporting Complex here on Tuesday (IST).
2022-01-18
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Putin's political chess (Opinion)
Russia has demanded for a new security arrangement in Europe, and threatened war if the US and its NATO allies fail to comply. Western analysts are split over interpreting Russian President Vladimir Putin's motives. Some say he is using the impossible list of demands as a pretext to invade Ukraine. Others think he is playing a weak hand to try to divide the West and reorder Europe's security architecture in Russia's favour.
2022-01-17
Category: India, New Delhi,Opinion/Commentary
CAG report exposes how Mehbooba Mufti's government siphoned Prime Minister's Development funds to select Kashmiri businessmen
New Delhi, Jan 17: In a special audit report submitted to the government and tabled in Parliament, the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has exposed massive irregularities in the Prime Minister's Development Package (PMDP) fund during Mehbooba Mufti's government in Jammu and Kashmir. CAG has asked the Jammu and Government to recover the money worth crores of rupees which has been distributed among a number of the State's billionaires and big business houses not entitled to the relief announced for victims of the September-2014 flood.
2022-01-17
Category: India, New Delhi,National
With BrahMos, will the Philippines be able to stand up to China's bullying?
New Delhi, Jan 17: The Philippines has emerged as the maiden buyer of BrahMos supersonic missile systems, jointly produced by India and Russia, amid China's aggressive territorial claims in the South China Sea (SCS) region. Both sides were in an advanced stage of negotiations for a number of years and would have struck the deal earlier had not the Covid-19 pandemic intervened and hit the Philippines exchequer. Manila has now agreed to buy BrahMos supersonic anti-ship missiles from India for US $375-million to shore up its defences in the disputed SCS.
2022-01-17
Category: India, New Delhi,National
K'taka SP's kind gesture wins hearts
Tumakuru (Karnataka) Jan 17 (IANS) The act of Karnataka Superintendent of Police, sending his own official car with the complainant to investigate a crime, has won hearts.
2022-01-17
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Principles that define success (Column: Spy's Eye)
Many among the most successful businessmen of our times have written about their experience of what they passed through in reaching to the top and what learning they could draw from it for sharing with the newer generations - in the philanthropic spirit of giving a 'gift' to the latter.
2022-01-16
Category: India, New Delhi,Opinion/Commentary
IANS Sunday Special: Cable operators fear doom! (Column: B-Town)
Despite all these satellite set-top box service providers vying for the market share till not so long ago, the very originators of bringing your entertainment, especially films, to your drawing rooms, have been the cable operators.
2022-01-16
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
It's back to the season of 'Aaya Ram Gaya Ram' politics
As the election to the five state assemblies draws near, the pace of political activities naturally has become turbocharged. Not that rallies or road shows are happening, neither are posters and banners flooding the streets. The movement is of politicians shifting alliances in search of pastures that they believe can fetch them the necessary greens.
2022-01-16
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
New highs are within approaching distance - When would they be crossed?
Markets were on a roll last week and did much better than expected. The only note of caution was towards the second half of the week when on Thursday the rise was much less than the earlier days and Friday saw markets recovering from early losses dramatically, but closing almost flat. At the end of the week BSESENSEX gained 1,478.38 points or 2.47 per cent to close at 61,223.03 points while NIFTY gained 443.05 points or 2.49 per cent to close at 18,255.75 points. The broader markets saw BSE100, BSE200 and BSE500 gain 2.48 per cent, 2.45 per cent and 2.50 per cent respectively. BSEMIDCAP gained 2.40 per cent while BSESMALLCAP was up 3.06 per cent.
2022-01-16
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Malayalam superstar Mammootty tests Covid+, 'CBI 5' shoot suspended
tested Covid-19 positive on Sunday. In view of this development, the shooting of his movie franchise 'CBI 5' directed by K. Madhu has been suspended.
2022-01-16
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Health/Medicine,Religion,Southern Cinema
33 people test Covid positive in K'taka residential hostel
Koppala (Karnataka), Jan 15 (IANS) At least 33 people, including 20 students, have tested Covid-19 positive at a residential hostel in Karnataka's Koppal district on Saturday amid the ongoing third wave of the pandemic.
2022-01-15
Category: India, New Delhi,National
CLOSE-IN: Always a difficult decision as to when to hang up one's boots in cricket
The most difficult decision in a sportsman's life is when to retire, or in everyday terms as to 'when to hang up one's boots'.
2022-01-14
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Timely Delhi HC reminder to foreign arbitrals respect of sovereign bodies protecting domestic public policy (Opinion)
A sudden series of new developments in the Amazon & Future Group - Reliance acquisition dispute has paved the way for another set of controversial rulings by the High Court of Delhi. The present article will analyze the judgment passed by Single Judge and subsequent order of the Division Bench of the Delhi High Court with regard to these recent developments.
2022-01-14
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
Mekedatu padayatra: Authorities get cracking on Cong leaders in K'taka
Ramanagar (Karnataka), Jan 13 (IANS) The Karnataka government on Thursday began a crackdown on the Congress leaders participating in the Mekedatu padayatra, which has entered its fifth day.
2022-01-13
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
K'taka dist experiences earthquake-like tremors yet again
Chikkaballapur, (Karnataka) Jan 13 (IANS) The people of Chikkaballapur district, located 70 kilometers away from Bengaluru, yet again experienced earthquake-like tremors in the wee hours of Thursday.
2022-01-13
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ex-BJP Minister demands arrest of K'taka Cong chief Shivakumar
Ramanagar (Karnataka), Jan 13 (IANS) Former minister and BJP MLC C.P Yogeshwar on Thursday demanded the arrest of Congress President D.K. Shivakumar.
2022-01-13
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
US fundraise at highest since 2003 to beat interest rate hikes
ew Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) In the US market, companies raised almost $96 billion through Wednesday, according to data from Refinitiv. It is the strongest start to the year on records dating back to 2003, CNN reported.
2022-01-13
Category: India, New Delhi,Business/Economy
Red squirrel conservation in Britain may undermine species survival: Study
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) A new research has shown how current red squirrel conservation strategies in the UK and Ireland, that favour non-native conifer plantations, are likely to negatively impact red squirrels.
2022-01-12
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Crypto scams biggest threat to investors now, warns top US body
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IANS) Cryptocurrencies and digital assets will be the top investor threat in 2022 and before you jump into the crypto craze, be mindful that cryptocurrencies and related financial products may be nothing more than public facing fronts for Ponzi schemes and other frauds, a top US non-profit organisation has warned.
2022-01-12
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Mekedatu padayatra: FIRs against 63 Congres men
Ramanagar, Jan 12 (IANS) Karnataka police on Wednesday lodged FIRs against 63 Congressmen, including KPCC President D.K. Shivakumar, Opposition leader Siddaramaiah, for defying curfew orders by taking part in Mekedatu padayatra.
2022-01-12
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Recapture of Almaty - Kazakhstan President reveals the timeline of events that shook Central Asia
New Delhi, Jan 11: Revealing shocking details of events which shook entire Central Asia over the past one week, Kazakhstan's President Kassym-Zhomart Tokayev said on Monday that there were 'congregations of militants' around his residence as 'a real terrorist war' was unleashed against his country using a variety of methods.
2022-01-11
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Desperate Pakistan threatens Taliban- if you want recognition cage the TTP militants first
New Delhi, Jan 11: If the Taliban wish to gain the trust of the international community, they will have to clamp down on the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) which is also known as Pakistan Taliban. This message was conveyed to the top leaders of the Taliban government of Afghanistan, including the chief of the group Mullah Hibatullah Akhundzada and the Interior Minister Sirajuddin Haqqani.
2022-01-11
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Amazon deceived CCI, arbitration with Future governed by Indian law can't continue: Experts
A Division Bench of the Delhi High Court has stayed arbitration proceedings initiated by Amazon against the Future group in relation to a 2019 investment by Amazon in a Future group company. The High Court, after hearing the parties for over two hours, passed an order recording that a prima facie case for interim relief had been made out by the Future group.
2022-01-11
Category: India, New Delhi,Business/Economy,Opinion/Commentary
American democracy in peril? (Opinion)
It seems a paradox. But one of the oldest democracies of the world, the US which has the habit of preaching the world about democracy and democratic traditions, including to the largest functioning democracy of the world i.e. India, it itself is facing a democratic crisis. A debate is currently on in the US whether the American democracy is floundering or it faces challenges or will it be turned into a despotic government in the next 20-25 years.
2022-01-10
Category: India, New Delhi,Opinion/Commentary
India-UAE trade booms--volume to touch USD 100 billion in 5-8 years
New Delhi, Jan 10: The volume of the bilateral trade between India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is tipped to increase from $60 billion to $100 billion in the next 5-8 years in tune with the growing partnership between the two countries.
2022-01-10
Category: India, New Delhi,National
ANALYSIS: Who stands where in Europe's Top-4 football leagues
As the battles gather pace, here's an analysis of the standings in four top leagues across Europe:
2022-01-10
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Football
Jamiat Ulema-i-Hind demands stern legal action against hate mongers
New Jan 10 (IANS) After the Apex court agreed to hear a PIL on hate speeches, Jamiat ulema-i-Hind on Monday demanded stern action against the hate mongers.
2022-01-10
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
IANS Sunday Special: The return of the character actor (Column: B Town)
The character artistes lent credibility to a film's story, they filled the screen and, what is more, helped break the monotony of the lead pair dominating the screen. All that because these characters were woven into the script. Whatever the draw, popularity or fan following of a star, he or she alone could not carry a film through.
2022-01-09
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz