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How just 'hospital' word led to a family reunion
New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) The Delhi Police reunited a 30-year-old divyang person with his family following a lead based on just one word - Hospital.
2021-02-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
After 20 years in jail, UP man found 'wrongly convicted'
Lucknow, Feb 25 (IANS) A 43-year-old man from Lalitpur, 'wrongly convicted' in a rape case, has finally been acquitted by the Allahabad High Court after spending 20 years in jail.
2021-02-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Human rights must not only be available to privileged: UN chief
United Nations, Feb 25 (IANS) United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday that human rights must not only be available to the privileged few and joint efforts must be made to deliver them.
2021-02-25
Category: International, United States,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Delhi may face water shortage in March-April
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Though the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) has claimed to have made the necessary preparations to ensure adequate water supply in the city during the upcoming summer months, people in the national capital may face water shortage as the Bhakra-Nangal dam in Punjab, through which Delhi receives 220 MGD water daily, will remain shut for over a month for maintenance work.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Brahminpura village in MP sets example in prohibition
Bhopal, Feb 24 (IANS) In the middle of the debate these days in Madhya Pradesh about drug de-addiction and liquor ban, Brahminpura village in Guna district stands out as an example of how the villagers have succeeded in making prohibition a success.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Four missing UP girls found in Uttarakhand (Ld)
Lakhimpur Kheri (UP), Feb 24 (IANS) The four girls who went missing on their way to school on Tuesday, were found in Uttarakhand on Wednesday.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
US, UNHCR, rights groups oppose Malaysia's Rohingya repatriation (Ld)
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) UN agencies, western governments, including the US, and global human rights groups have strongly opposed Malaysia's sudden repatriation of 1,084 Rohingya refugees to Myanmar.
2021-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Diplomacy,Human Interest/Society,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
US, UNHCR, rights groups oppose Malaysia's Rohingya repatriation
Kolkata, Feb 24 (IANS) UN agencies, western governments, including the US, and global human rights groups have strongly opposed Malaysia's sudden repatriation of 1,084 Rohingya refugees to Myanmar.
2021-02-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Diplomacy,Human Interest/Society,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
19 women in UP chosen to drive state buses
Lucknow, Feb 24 (IANS) For the first time, several women have been short-listed to drive the buses run by the Uttar Pradesh State Roadways Transport Corporation.
2021-02-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Disabled aircraft recovery kit installed at Bengaluru airport
Bengaluru, Feb 23 (IANS) A disabled aircraft recovery kit has been installed at the city airport to clear the runway early in the event of an emergency, said its operator on Tuesday.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
300-yr-old Banyan tree in Chandni Chowk awaits saviours
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A banyan tree in the Capital's Chandni Chowk area that could be 300 years old might have braved the ravages of time since the 17th century. But today it is facing a threat to its very survival owing to unfettered urbanisation.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Features,Human Interest/Society
Age no bar: 80-yr-old Ujjain woman completes PhD
Ujjain, Feb 23 (IANS) There is a saying that there is no age barrier for reading and learning that a person can continue to learn and grow throughout life. This adage has come true for Sasikala Rawal of Ujjain, who has been awarded a PhD in Sanskrit at the ripe age of 80. She received her degree after retiring from the education department as a lecturer.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Indian Navy, Coast Guard feeding stranded Rohingyas, but no rescue yet (Ld)
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) The Indian Navy and Coast Guard personnel have been feeding and providing medical attention to a group of 90 Rohingya refugees and three Bangladesh crewmen on a boat that was stranded on high seas after it drifted into India's territorial waters on Monday.
2021-02-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Defence/Security,Human Interest/Society,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Commuters forced to take alternative routes due to farmers' protest
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) After closure of roads on the Delhi borders due to the farmers' protests, common people are forced to use alternative routes while risking their lives.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Suicide preventer comes to terms with suicide
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) In April 2017, Nandini Murali lost her urologist husband Dr T.R. Murali to suicide. In the wake of that devastation, her life changed forever.
2021-02-23
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Art/Culture/Books
'Indian Coast Guards feeding stranded Rohingyas on high seas'
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) Indian Coast Guards vessels have reached a boat carrying 90 Rohingya refugees and three Bangladesh crewmen which drifted into India's territorial waters a day back.
2021-02-23
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Diplomacy,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
CISF personnel saves passenger's life at Barakhamba Metro station
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) CISF personnel stationed at Barakhamba Road Metro station saved the life of a passenger who was unwell and became unconscious.
2021-02-22
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Train service to resume after 11 months in Kashmir
Srinagar, Feb 22 (IANS) After remaining suspended for 11 months, train service between the Kashmir Valley and the Jammu division will resume on Monday.
2021-02-22
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Human Interest/Society
Taxing aircraft's wing knocks down lighting pole in Vijayawada airport
Vijayawada, Feb 20 (IANS) An Air India Express flight from Doha to Vijayawada knocked down a high mast lighting pole while taxing on the runway due to a wrong turn on Saturday evening, leading to a 'minor' damage to the wing.
2021-02-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bihar woman gives birth to boy while writing Class 10 exam
Muzaffarpur, Feb 20 (IANS) A pregnant woman in her early twenties, who went to appear for her class 10 exam at the Mahant Darshan Das Mahila (MDDM) College Examination Centre in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, suddenly started having labour pains. She was rushed to a hospital where she gave birth to a child in the evening whom she named 'Imtihaan'.
2021-02-20
Category: India, Bihar,National,Human Interest/Society
'Mobile Hut' at Ghazipur border to support farmers
New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) Amid the ongoing peasants' protest that will soon complete three months at the Delhi borders, a farmer from Haryana's Rohtak district has reached the Ghazipur border with his unique "mobile hut" to extend support to the protesters.
2021-02-20
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
Speed detector CCTVs to identify Gurugram's accident-prone areas
Gurugram, Feb 20 (IANS) The Gurugram district administration has decided to install speed detector CCTV cameras for identifying accident-prone areas across Gurugram.
2021-02-20
Category: India, Haryana,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Activists demand immediate release of Disha Ravi
Bengaluru, Feb 20 (IANS) A group of prominent people, including artists, environmental and social activists on Friday held a virtual press conference, saying climate activist Disha Ravi must be released immediately. They also demanded withdrawal of all charges made against her.
2021-02-20
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Cyberabad Police to set up separate desk for trasngenders
Hyderabad, Feb 20 (IANS) The Cyberabad Police on Friday decided to set up a separate desk at the Cyberabad Police Commissionerate to address the problems of transgenders.
2021-02-20
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Pay wife Rs 2.6 cr alimony arrears or go to jail, SC to husband
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday gave a final opportunity to a man to clear Rs 2.6 crore arrears of maintenance, along with monthly maintenance of Rs 1.75 lakh, to his estranged wife, failing which he may be sent to jail.
2021-02-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
We must induce road safety value in youngsters: Delhi police chief
New Delhi, Feb 19 ( IANS ) As a part of Delhi Police Week 2021 celebrations, the police hosted a commemorative function at Adarsh Auditorium, New Police Headquarters on Friday.
2021-02-19
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
1583 Goa revolt challenges 1857 Meerut uprising as country's first war-cry against colonists
Panaji, Feb 19 (IANS) Sepoy Mangal Pandey-inspired Meerut uprising of 1857, reckoned in history as the first revolt against colonial rule, may well have competition.
2021-02-19
Category: India, Goa,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Mughlai menu: SpiceJet to offer Karim's dishes to flyers
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) To entice flyers with authentic Mughlai cuisine, SpiceJet has tied-up with Old Delhi's iconic restaurant, Karim's.
2021-02-19
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Fan of 'KGF' star Yash commits suicide in Karnataka
Mandya (Karnataka), Feb 19 (IANS) A 25-year-old man in Karnataka has committed suicide by hanging himself at his house in Kodidoddi village of Mandya district.
2021-02-19
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Narrow escape for woman trapped under train in Haryana
Chandigarh, Feb 18 (IANS) An elderly woman on Thursday was seen escaping unhurt after getting trapped under a moving goods train in Haryana's Rohtak district, according to a video that has gone viral.
2021-02-18
Category: India, Punjab,National,Human Interest/Society,Crime/Disaster/Accident
In a first, non-premium petrol breaches Rs 100-mark in Raj
Jaipur, Feb 18 (IANS) Continuing its northbound trend in Rajasthan, the price of non-premium petrol crossed the Rs 100-mark for the first time in Sriganganagar district on Wednesday to reach Rs 100.13 per litre, while diesel price stood at Rs 92.12 a litre.
2021-02-18
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
UNICEF calls for immediate release of abducted children in Nigeria
Lagos, Feb 18 (IANS) The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has called for the "immediate and unconditional" release of the kids believed to be abducted by gunmen in north-central Nigeria.
2021-02-18
Category: International, Portugal,Human Interest/Society
12-yr-old autistic girl swims world-record 36 kms in Arabian Sea
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) The 12-year-old daughter of an Indian Navy sailor has created history by swimming 36 kms in the Arabian Sea to create awareness about Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), officials said here on Thursday.
2021-02-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society
Neha Kakkar donates Rs 5 lakh to veteran lyricist Santosh Anand
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) Singer Neha Kakkar will donate Rs 5 lakh to veteran Bollywood lyricist Santosh Anand during an upcoming episode of Indian Idol 12, after the lyricist speaks of how he is battling a tough financial situation and has incurred debts.
2021-02-18
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society
Young lesbian couple elope from UP, one jailed
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 18 (IANS) Police have arrested an 18-year-old girl and sent her to jail on charges of abduction, after she and a minor girl eloped from their homes in Sahjanwa area of the district last week to allegedly marry each other.
2021-02-18
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Role during pandemic was most important of my career: Sonu Sood
Hyderabad, Feb 18 (IANS) Actor Sonu Sood, who played good Samaritan during Covid-19 pandemic, said on Wednesday that this was the important role of his career.
2021-02-18
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Human Interest/Society,Bollywood
Termites feast on Andhra pork seller's cash worth Rs 5 lakh
Mylavaram (Andhra Pradesh), Feb 17 (IANS) A pork seller at Mylavaram in Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district lost Rs 5 lakh worth currency notes as termites feasted on them without his knowledge in the past few months.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Maharashtra announces Caravan Tourism policy to boost leisure tours
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Nearly 11 years after the Centre set the ball rolling for Caravan Tourism, the Maharashtra government on Wednesday approved its own Caravan Tourism Policy to boost leisure travel and tourism in the state.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
R'sthan hoteliers stay afloat amid pandemic, courtesy weddings
Jaipur, Feb 17 (IANS) Amid the ongoing pandemic, weddings have helped revive the hotel sector in Rajasthan which was left bleeding during and post the lockdown period. The hoteliers in the desert state stay afloat amid the pandemic, courtesy the Indian weddings which are not big and fat but have trimmed in size. Yet, they have the potential to keep the hospitality industry going amid the tough times.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Human Interest/Society
#MeToo case: 'Shameful' that crime against women happening on land of Mahabharata, Ramayana, says court
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) A Delhi Court on Wednesday said that it is "shameful" that the incidents of crime and violence against women are happening in a country in which the Mahabharata and Ramayana were written around the theme of respect for women.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Lakshadweep plans cruise tourism on the lines of Maldives, Mauritius (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Aimed at generating employment opportunities and simultaneously bringing foreign exchange to Lakshadweep, a proposal for cruise tourism has been prepared by the Union Territory (UT) government to match the model already being facilitated for tourists in Maldives and Mauritius.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society
14 minors rescued from Delhi brought to Ranchi
Ranchi, Feb 17 (IANS) Fourteen minors rescued from Delhi were brought to Ranchi on Wednesday, said a government official.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights
Indian gaming industry sees strong hiring gains: Report
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Indian gaming industry is witnessing a spike in hiring activity and in January, both gaming sector job postings and searches were up 13 per cent and 15 per cent, respectively, from the same period last year, a new report said on Wednesday.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Human Interest/Society
2.5 kg gold saree offered to goddess on KCR's birthday
Hyderabad, Feb 17 (IANS) A gold saree of 2.5 kg was offered at a temple and prayers in places of worship of all major faiths here on Wednesday to mark the 67th birthday of Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Microsoft to make more accessible Xbox games for the disabled
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) To help the differently-abled play the next-generation games, Microsoft has expanded its accessibility efforts with a new programme for evaluating Xbox and PC games.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Varanasi students' smart helmet saves fuel
Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 17 (IANS) The students of Ashoka Institute of Technology and Management in Varanasi have made a smart helmet that not only saves lives but also saves fuel.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Human Interest/Society,Technology
MP govt to make Indore 'beggar-free' city
Indore, Feb 17 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government has accelerated the efforts to make its business capital Indore a 'beggar-free' city. Initiatives have also been adopted to ensure the rehabilitation of beggars and how people can contribute to the cause.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
After Bareilly's 'Jhumka', Pilibhit gets a 'Bansuri Chowk'
Pilibhit (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 17 (IANS) After Bareilly got its famous 'jhumka', it is now Pilibhit that has got its 'Bansuri Chowk' that showcases the district's connection with the manufacturing of flutes.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Rs 1.4Cr unclaimed cash found in UP train
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Feb 17 (IANS) A red trolley bag containing Rs 1.4 crore was found in the Swatantrata Sangram Senani Special train that was on its way to Jayanagar in Bihar from Delhi.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
UP students to use tech to promote ODOP
Lucknow, Feb 17 (IANS) The students of Abdul Kalam Technical University (AKTU) will now help in improving the flagship scheme of the Uttar Pradesh Government -- 'One District, One Product' by using technology.
2021-02-17
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Human Interest/Society