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Telangana's Yadadri temple to re-open in May after renovation
Hyderabad, March 4 (IANS) Telangana's famous Yadadri temple may be re-opened in May after the renovation works.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
New Covid cases spike to 571 in Karnataka, 496 recover
Bengaluru, March 4 (IANS) New Covid cases spiked to 571 in a day across Karnataka, while 496 patients recovered, said the state health bulletin on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Youth killed in Dwarka after Mercedes rams into car
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A 22-year-old man working in an insurance company died in a fatal road accident in Delhi's Dwarka after the car he was travelling in was hit by a speeding Mercedes.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Swedish PM to hold virtual meet with Modi
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be holding a virtual meeting on March 5 (Friday) to discuss bilateral relations between the two countries.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National
ED attaches Rs 80L assets of tax official for money laundering
Bengaluru, March 4 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached assets valued at Rs 79.70 lakh of income-tax official Abhishek Tripathi and his family on charges of money laundering, an official said on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pak PM to seek vote of confidence on Saturday
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A session of the National Assembly of Pakistan has been called on Saturday when Prime Minister Imran Khan will seek a vote of confidence from the parliament, the Dawn reported.
2021-03-04
Category: International, India,National,Politics
1st time since roll-out, over a million took jabs in a day
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) With an escalation in immunization sites, the number of vaccination on Thursday was reported to be close to 11 lakh.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Kotak Mahindra Bank, Indian Army sign MoU on salary accounts
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Kotak Mahindra Bank on Thursday said that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Army for salary accounts.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Govt allows import of 4L tonnes of urad in FY2021-22
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) In a bid to check the rise in prices of pulses in the domestic market, the government has allowed the millers/refiners to import 4 lakh tonnes of urad (Black Matpe) in the financial year 2021-22.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
BJP demands removal of Trinamool appointed administrators in civic bodies
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A BJP delegation on Thursday called on the Election Commission of India (ECI) and demanded the removal of the administrators of municipal corporations appointed by the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Equities snap winning streak as rising bond yields trigger concerns (Roundup)
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) India's key equity indices snapped a three-day winning streak on Thursday as global concerns over rising bond yields resurfaced.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
6 YSRCP candidates file nominations for MLC polls
Amaravati, March 4 (IANS) Six Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP) candidates have filed their nomination for MLC elections under MLA quota on Thursday in Andhra Pradesh.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Petrol at Rs 75 and diesel Rs 68 a litre in FY22 if taxation shifts to GST: SBI Ecowrap
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Consumers can be spared from a rally in retail prices of petrol and diesel if the two auto fuels are brought under the GST regime, but lack of political will and hesitancy to let go a major source of revenue for governments is keeping the product prices one of the highest in the world, economists at SBI said on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
54% people in Hyderabad have antibodies against Covid
Hyderabad, March 4 (IANS) Around 54 per cent of people in Hyderabad have antibodies against Coronavirus, reveals a joint survey by CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), ICMR-National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) and Bharat Biotech.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
36 foreigners sans valid passport deported from Dwarka since Jan
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Delhi Police in coordination with the Foreigners Regional Registration Office (FRRO) have deported 36 foreign nationals from Dwarka for staying in Delhi without a valid passport or visa since January this year.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Fiscal figures point towards lower than estimated FY21 deficit
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Latest revenue as well as expenditure figures point towards a lower than estimated fiscal deficit for FY21, said the SBI Ecowrap report.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CEC Arora stresses on coordination during Assembly polls
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora on Thursday emphasised on greater coordination amid all enforcement agencies functioning on the ground ahead of elections in four states and one Union Territory from March-end and in April.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP finalises candidates for first 2 phases of Assam polls
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The BJP's Central Election Committee (CEC) on Thursday evening finalised the names of party candidates for the 86 constituencies in Assam that will go to the polls in the first two phases of Assembly elections on March 27 and April 1.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP CEC meeting on to finalise candidates for Bengal, Assam polls
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The BJP's Central Election Committee (CEC) meeting started on Thursday evening to finalise party candidates for the first two phases of the Assembly polls in West Bengal and Assam. The meeting was still going on at the time of publishing this report.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UP set to celebrate Holi with herbal gulal made from temple flowers
Lucknow, March 4 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh is preparing to celebrate an eco-friendly Holi this year. And for the same, herbal gulal is being prepared from flowers used for prayers in a temple.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Features,Human Interest/Society
12 Indian varsities in top 100 of latest QS rankings
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) In the 11th edition of QS World University Rankings by subject released by global higher education consultancy QS Quacquarelli Symonds, 12 leading Indian universities and higher education institutions have achieved top-100 positions in their subjects.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Rohit Sharma finally gets 'consistent' run after seven years
Ahmedabad, March 4 (IANS) Rohit Sharma has been considered one of the stalwarts of Indian batting for over a decade, but quite surprisingly this is only the second time in his 13-year international career that he has played six Tests in a row that India have played.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
K'taka Cong MLA does a Salman Khan with shirtless protest, suspended
Bengaluru, March 4 (IANS) Karnataka assembly speaker, Vishweshwara Hegde Kaageri on Thursday suspended Congress MLA B. K. Sangamesh for one week for displaying 'indecent and disrespectful' behaviour in the Assembly by taking off his shirt.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
I-T Department conducts searches in Tamil Nadu
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Income Tax Department on Thursday said that it carried out search and seizure operations on March 3 on two groups of civil contractors in southern Tamil Nadu.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Why solving Bundelkhand's water crisis is an annual mirage
Bhopal, March 4 (IANS) Toote hue sapnon ki kaun sune siski (Who would listen to the sobbing of broken dreams?). This line by former prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee may well apply to the people of Bundelkhand and the water crisis in the region. This is because the people are shown dreams of solutions to the water crisis but the dreams eventually shatter every year.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society
'GDP poised to enter double digit growth trajectory in FY22'
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Economic activity has remained intact and the GDP is poised to enter a double digit growth trajectory in FY22, said industry body PHD Chamber.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
KSLTA-AITA wheelchair tennis: Top players enter semis
Bengaluru, March 4 (IANS) Fancied players in the men's and women's category did not have to break a sweat while advancing to the semi-finals of the Rs.3 lakh KSLTA-AITA Wheelchair Tennis Tournament on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Karnataka,Sports,Tennis
AgustaWestland case: Court dismisses ED plea on Gautam Khaitan's bail plea cancellation
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) A Delhi Court has dismissed an application filed by Enforcement Directorate (ED) for cancellation of bail granted to Gautam Khaitan in the Rs 3,600-crore AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam case.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Ruling coalition leaders endorse UP model to curb crime in Bihar
Patna, March 4 (IANS) Amid a surge in crime cases in Bihar, the leders of the ruling coalition in the state have advocated to endorse the Uttar Pradesh model in a bid to create fear in the minds of the criminals.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Cong demands answers from govt on new social media rules
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Congress has alleged that the government has subverted Parliament in bringing new social media rules to muzzle the voices critical of the government policies.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mohit of Indian Navy bags Rings and Peg Tent Pegging gold
Greater Noida, March 4 (IANS) Mohit Kumar of the Indian Navy bagged gold in the Rings and Peg Tent Pegging event of the National Equestrian Championship here on Thursday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Sports,Other Sports
Forget gratitude post Covid, cricket gets cut-throat
Ahmedabad, March 4 (IANS) Post Covid-19 as teams returned to the cricket field with gratitude, they avoided altercations on the field as resumption of cricket was the priority with everyone thankful for it. However, as series have progressed, things have gradually gotten ugly.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Gujarat,Sports,Cricket
Tata Motors rolls out Tiago XTA
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors on Thursday launched a new 'XTA' variant of hatchback -- Tiago -- at a starting price of Rs 5.99 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi).
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
AP govt endorses bandh opposing steel plant sale (Ld)
Visakhapatnam, March 4 (IANS) The Yuvajana Sramika Rythu Congress Party (YSRCP)-led Andhra Pradesh government has endorsed a state-wide bandh (strike) call given by labour union leaders opposing the privatisation of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (VSP) on Friday.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
SC: Provisions for OBC quota in local bodies can't breach 50% limit
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court said on Thursday that provisions for reservations of seats for OBCs in local bodies cannot breach the 50 per cent limit.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SC: private hospitals must accord priority to elderly for treatment amid pandemic
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday said that amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, elderly citizens should be given priority in admission and treatment at private hospitals as well as government medical institutions.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
SC: Consider making law for additional courts to deal with cheque bounce cases
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday stressed that Centre should come up with a law to create additional courts, for a specific period, to counter pendency of cheque bounce cases which runs over 35 Lakhs.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Business/Economy
Another girl fakes abduction in Andhra Pradesh, gets busted
Vizianagaram (Andhra Pradesh), March 4 (IANS) Close on the heels of Hyderabad police busting a sensational fake abduction and rape case of a B Pharmacy student, Andhra Pradesh police have also busted a similar fake abduction case recently.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP to decide upon final list of candidates for first 2 phases
Kolkata, March 4 (IANS) At a time when the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) West Bengal unit leaders are busy holding parleys with the the party's Central Election Committee (CEC) in Delhi, the party insiders said that it is likely to give equal importance to both old and newly-inducted members as candidates for the first two phases of the state Assembly elections.
2021-03-04
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
EPFO keeps interest rate unchanged at 8.5% for FY21
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) In a major relief for India's working class, the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has decided to keep interest rates on Provident Fund deposits for the financial year 2020-21 unchanged at 8.5 per cent.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Battlground Nandigram: Mamata may face ex-close aide in high octane battle
Kolkata, March 4 (IANS) With the stage set for a battle royale in West Bengal, all eyes are fixed on East Midnapore's Nandigram Assembly constituency as Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had announced that she would contest from there in the forthcoming polls.
2021-03-04
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
All eyes on Cong star campaigners list for assembly polls
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Congress is yet to release the list of its star campaigners for the assembly polls in which Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka are likely to be included.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TN parties ready to roll out freebies despite state's huge revenue deficit
Chennai, March 4 (IANS) Colour television sets, mixers, grinders, mobile telephones, clothes are some of the freebies rolled out by political parties in Tamil Nadu and has always included these freebies in their election manifestos.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Chirag feels a void in the LJP after father Ram Vilas' death
Patna, March 4 (IANS) The Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) in Bihar resembles a house deserted after the demise of its founder Ram Vilas Paswan with his son and Jamui MP Chirag Paswan finding it difficult to pick up the pieces and take everyone along with him.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
KTR slams Centre for U-turn on Rail Coach Factory
Hyderabad, March 4 (IANS) Telangana Industry Minister K.T. Rama Rao on Thursday slammed the Centre for taking U-turn on Kazipet Rail Coach Factory
2021-03-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Shefali Shah: Ready to play alien, Juliet, or sofa as long as it challenges me
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Actress Shefali Shah will soon share screen space with Alia Bhatt in the mother-daughter relationship film, "Darlings". She says she is up for any role that "surprises" the audience and helps her explore her acting abilities.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
How Poonia outplayed Raje in Rajasthan during Nadda's visit
Jaipur, March 4 (IANS) Oscar Wilde once said, "Always forgive your enemies; nothing annoys them so much."
2021-03-04
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Kingpin of gang selling liquor online during lockdown arrested
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) The Delhi Police have arrested the kingpin of a gang of cheats who used to dupe people during the lockdown by asking them to pay advance money to buy liquor online by giving a fake advertisement on social networking sites.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pranati Rai Prakash: Worked with people I've watched as a child, in Abbas-Mustan series
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Pranati Rai Prakash recently wrapped up Abbas-Mustan's upcoming web series Penthouse. She says the thriller series gave her a chance to work with people she has admired as a child.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Only 20% able to get vaccination appointment: Survey
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) As the vaccination drive progresses in the country, the challenge for the people shifts from getting an OTP to getting an appointment slot.
2021-03-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine