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Maha Guv called for discussion as BJP summons U'khand CM (Ld)
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Troubles may escalate for Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat as the Bharatiya Janata Party leadership has summoned him to Delhi on Monday. Moreover, many big leaders, including Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari will also be a part of the discussion.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Verdict in Batla House encounter case shortly
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) A Delhi court will pronounce it's verdict in a case related to the 2008 Batla House encounter at 2 p.m. on Monday.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Punjab assembly salutes indomitable spirit of women
Chandigarh, March 8 (IANS) The Punjab Vidhan Sabha on Monday unanimously passed a resolution saluting the "indomitable spirit of women in contributing to the progress of the nation", with Chief Minister Amarinder Singh declaring his government's strong and continued commitment to the empowerment of women and the girl child at every level.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Crude oil prices rise on global tensions
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Global crude oil prices jumped above $70 a barrel on Monday for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic began.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SC agrees to re-examine 50% quota cap, issues notice to states/UTs
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) After nearly three-decades of the Indra Sawhney judgment, the Supreme Court on Monday said the 50 per cent cap on reservation laid down by a 9-judge bench in 1992, could be re-examined in view of subsequent constitutional amendments and the socio-economic changes that has followed.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Focused Covid sampling drive in UP on Holi eve
Lucknow, March 8 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government will run a 15-day "focused sampling" drive from March 13 to 27, in view of the upcoming festivals like Shivratri and Holi.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Parineeti Chopra: Huge responsibility to essay Saina Nehwal on screen
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Actress Parineeti Chopra, who essays badminton ace Saina Nehwal in the biopic "Saina", says admits being apprehensive about how people will react to her in the role.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Ex-Rajasthan Guv Anshuman Singh passes away
Lucknow, March 8 (IANS) Former Rajasthan Governor Anshuman Singh passed away at the Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences in Lucknow on Monday at the age of 86.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
The magnificent women of Vedanta and their machines
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Vedanta is one of the world's leading natural resources companies and its Aluminium and Power business is by far India's largest producer of Aluminium and also one of the largest private power producers.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National
Small, mid-cap stocks outperform amid current market weakness
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) As the markets have largely taken to a downward trend amid high bond yields in the US, small and mid-cap stocks continue to buck the bearish trend.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Delhi GSDP contracted by 5.68% in 2020-21: Baijal
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The annual Budget Session of Delhi Assembly began with Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal's address on Monday. Baijal read out achievements and new developments introduced by the Aam Aadmi Party-led Delhi government since 2019.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kerala: Free for all as candidate lists get ready
Thiruvananthapuram, March 8 (IANS) With just 28 days left for the upcoming Kerala Assembly polls, none of the traditional rival political fronts have been able to keep down the rush of candidates seeking a seat to contest.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
OnePlus joins Hasselblad for next-gen camera, 9 series on Mar 23
Bengaluru, March 8 (IANS) Ahead of its flagship OnePlus 9 series launch on March 23, the global smartphone brand on Monday announced a three-year partnership with legendary camera manufacturer Hasselblad to co-develop the next generation of smartphone camera systems for future premium devices.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Rhea Chakraborty returns to social media on Women's Day
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS)  Actress Rhea Chakraborty, who was named in the the Sushant Singh Rajput death case, has made a comeback on social media on the occasion of International Womens Day on Monday, months after she was released from jail. 
2021-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood
Sajid: As long as I'm alive, will work hard so people remember Wajid
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Sajid Khan, of the popular composer duo Sajid-Wajid, says his life has changed drastically ever since brother Wajid's demise in June last year.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
ICC announces expansion of women's event post 2023
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Monday announced the expansion of women's events after the 2023 cycle. More teams will participate in the 50-over Women's World Cup and the Women's T20 World Cup from 2026.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Rahul at national executive meet of Youth Congress
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday attended the national executive meeting of the Indian Youth Congress here.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Save our livelihoods: Big Bazaar female staff appeal to PM
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) On the International Women's Day, over 2,600 women across Big Bazaar outlets in India appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to save the livelihood of over 2,00,000 women working for the Future Group's retail chain, here on Monday.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Telangana's Bhainsa town tense after clashes
Hyderabad, March 8 (IANS) The situation in Telangana's Bhainsa town remained tense on Monday after overnight clashes between members of two communities.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
40 active members & RLSP key leader leave party
Patna, March 8 (IANS) After the mass exodus from Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), internal dispute has now caused a similar purge in the Upendra Kushwaha-led Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) as well.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
T'gana movement activist K Chiranjeevi passes away
Hyderabad, March 8 (IANS) Dr. Kolluri Chiranjeevi, one of the first activists of separate Telangana movement, passed away at a private hospital here on Monday following a brief illness. He was 74.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
realme Watch S: Affordable yet stylish
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The love for fitness and style is increasing among the millennials in the country. Keeping this in mind, popular smartphone brand realme has launched a set of smartwatches with a circular dial, a blood oxygen monitor and lot of other features for the Indian consumers.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Drug peddler linked to SSR probe arrested in Goa
Panaji, March 8 (IANS) Three persons, including one Maharaj Shah, who is allegedly linked to the drug probe following the death of Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput last year, have been arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau officials in Goa, an official said on Monday.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Goa,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood
Oppn forces 2nd adjournment in RS on fuel hike
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The opposition forced second adjournment in the Rajya Sabha on Monday, the first day of the second half of the Budget Session as it pressed for discussion on the fuel price hike.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
PM Modi salutes 'Nari Shakti' on International Women's Day
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hailed the indomitable spirit of women as the world celebrated the International Women's Day observed on March 8 every year.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
AGEL commissions 100 MW Gujarat Wind Power ahead of schedule
Ahmedabad, March 8 (IANS) Adani Wind Energy Kutch Three Limited ('AWEKTL'), a subsidiary of Adani Green Energy Limited, commissioned a 100 MW Wind Power Plant in Kutch (Gujarat) five months ahead of its schedule.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Gujarat,Business/Economy
On women's day, Maha gives females exclusive vaccination centres
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) In an unique gesture to mark the International Women's Day being celebrated globally on Monday, Maharashtra government has set up 189 special vaccination centres exclusively for females, an official said here.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
'China is not 10 feet tall'
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) "China is not 10 feet tall", and alarmism is undermining American strategy towards Beijing, says Ryan Hass, Michael H. Armacost Chair in Foreign Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution.
2021-03-08
Category: International, India,Politics
Uttarakhand CM summoned to Delhi by BJP leadership
Dehradun, March 8 (IANS) The BJP high command on Monday called Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat to New Delhi in the face of the serious discontent within a section of the state party MLAs and MPs who are bitterly opposed to his style of functioning, top party sources said here.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Anushka Sharma: How we portray women in films can alter how people perceive them
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) On the occasion of International Women's Day, actress Anushka Sharma promises to make sure all her films have progressive women characters. She says it has always been about women empowerment and equality for her and this is reflected in her films.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cong gives adjournment notice on fuel prices in LS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Congress MP from Anandpur Sahib Manish Tewari on Monday gave adjournment notice in the Lok Sabha to discuss the price hike in petrol, diesel and LPG.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pichai pledges $25mn to empower women including in India
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) In a bid to support the economic empowerment of women in India, Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai on Monday announced $25 million in grants to non-profits and social enterprises in India and around the world.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Kareena Kapoor posts first picture of newborn son
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Actress Kareena Kapoor Khan shared the first image of her newborn son on Instagram on Monday.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Petrol, diesel prices steady even as crude crosses $70/b
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Oil marketing companies have spared fuel consumers of yet another petrol and diesel price hike even though the global oil market is on boil with crude crossing a year high of $70 a barrel.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Delhi police acknowledge the women power on Women's Day!
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) On the occasion of International Women's Day, the Delhi police pledged again to keep Delhi safe, secure and vigilant against all forms of discrimination and abuse. Various programmes are being organised to emphasise the women power and acknowledge their efforts on duty in police force.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Kharge's demand of suspension of Business rejected in RS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Chairman of the Rajya Sabha M.Venkaiah Naidu on Monday rejected the demand of Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge to suspend the Business under rule 267.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Show of strength: Raje warns Gehlot, silences anti-faction
Jaipur, March 8 (IANS) Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje showed her strength and warned the incumbent Gehlot government during her two-day religious sojourn in the eastern belt of the state. She also took on her anti-faction in a fiery speech.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Tolerance and coexistence central to humanity (Opinion)
Pope Francis' historical Iraq visit underlined his commitment to interfaith dialogue, tolerance and coexistence, and their necessity in today's world.
2021-03-08
Category: India, New Delhi,Opinion/Commentary
Wary Of Cong leaders jumping fence, DMK reduces its seats
Chennai, March 8 (IANS) After rounds of tough bargaining for seat-sharing, the DMK has provided only 25 seats to the Congress, much lower than 41 it contested in the 2016 Assembly elections.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Telangana's Covid tally crosses 3 lakh-mark
Hyderabad, March 8 (IANS) Telangana's Covid-19 tally crossed the 3 lakh mark on Monday with the state reporting 111 new cases during the last 24 hours.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
India reports over 18K cases for 3rd straight day
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) India on Monday reported 18,599 new coronavirus cases, the third consecutive day the single-day tally remained over the 18,000 mark, pushing the overall total to 1,12,29,398, according to data shared by the Union Health Ministry.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National
Women police to lead from the front on Monday
Lucknow, March 8 (IANS) Women police personnel in Lucknow are leading from the front, taking charge at some of the major intersections of the city on Monday to mark International Women's Day.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Women MPs seek passage of Women's Reservation Bill
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) On the International Women's Day, the chair allowed the women MPs to speak on the occasion on several issues.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Maharashtra Budget 2021-2022 to be tabled on Monday
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Despite a sharp economic slump in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic ravage, fall in revenues and mounting debts, the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA)'s second Budget is likely to focus on mobilising resources, further increase health facilities, bolster social initiatives and boost infrastructure.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Pooja Bhatt: For me, gender problem began when I became a star
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt, who is the daughter of filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, says things were always equal in the house when it came to gender. However, when she entered the film industry, she realised that life was not so simple here.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
UP DGP seeks details of policemen who died of Covid
Lucknow, March 8 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP), Hitesh Chandra Awasthi has sent a letter to all state police departmental heads, seeking details of police personnel who died due to Covid-19 in the past one year.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
3 new members take oath in RS
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Three new members of the Rajya Sabha took oath on Monday, the first day of the second half of the Budget Session of Parliament.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
One year of lockdown, good takeaways for hospitality industry
Chennai, March 8 (IANS) Holistic cost management, accelerating cost saving measures, increasing hygiene levels, cashing on the new revenue streams are some of the takeaways for the hospitality industry from the Covid-19 pandemic, hospitality and management experts said.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Rain, light snow lash J&K
Srinagar, March 8 (IANS) Rain lashed plains and light snowfall occurred in higher reaches of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday as the meteorological (MeT) department forecast fair weather from Monday afternoon.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Environment/Wildlife
Equity indices open in green, Nifty above 15,000
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) The stock market opened in the green on Monday with the Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange (NSE) reclaiming the 15,000 mark.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy