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Active Covid cases continue to rise in Andhra
Amaravati, March 8 (IANS) Continuing the upward trend, Andhra Pradesh's active Covid-19 cases rose to 1,009 on Monday.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Veteran multilingual scribe Arif Shaikh passes away
Aurangabad, March 8 (IANS) Veteran English and Urdu Journalist Arif Shaikh passed away in a private hospital following a brief illness here on Monday evening, family sources said.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Bihar,National,Media
IYC passes resolution for Rahul as Congress President
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Voices for bringing back Rahul Gandhi as the Congress President have started gathering momentum once again as the Indian Youth Congress on Monday passed the resolution for the same on the first day of its two-day national executive.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mizoram awaits MHA decision to deal with Myanmarese nationals
Aizawl, March 8 (IANS) The Mizoram government has been providing relief and shelter to the people who have sneaked into the Indian territory from military coup hit Myanmar, state Home Minister said on Monday adding that the government is waiting for advice from the Centre "to handle the foreign nationals".
2021-03-08
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
First transgender news anchor makes debut in B'desh
Dhaka, March 8 (IANS) Tasnuva Anan Shishir became Bangladesh's first transgender news anchor, as she presented the news on a private television channel on the occasion of International Women's Day on Monday.
2021-03-08
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
There is no 'rajniti', but 'dharm niti' in my yatra: Raje
Jaipur, March 8 (IANS) Addressing the people on the second day of the religious 'yatra' taken out in the eastern belt of Rajasthan on Monday, former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje said that it is not a show of strength, but a show of devotion.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Verreynne double ton powers Cape Cobras vs Warriors
Cape Town, March 8 (IANS) A maiden career double century by Kyle Verreynne, together with George Linde's ton, helped the Six Gun Grill Cape Cobras enjoy one of their best days of the season as they scored 513 for six declared on the second day of their match against the Warriors in Cape Town on Monday.
2021-03-08
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Major fire breaks out at a building in Kolkata
Kolkata, March 8 (IANS) A major fire broke out on the 13th floor of a multi-storeyed building in Kolkata's Strand Road area on Monday evening. At least 15 fire tenders were rushed to the spot to take the situation under control.
2021-03-08
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Teen raped by 9 people for 8 days in Raj
Jaipur, March 8 (IANS) A 15-year-old girl was reportedly raped at different places by around nine people for eight days in Rajasthan's Jhalawar district, the police said on Monday.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Quantum research centres to rekindle scientific temperament:Yediyurappa
Bengluru, March 8 (IANS) Karnataka chief minister, B. S. Yediyurappa on Monday announced projects for establishment of - quantum computing centres, International science centres and sub regional centres across the state to cultivate and popularise scientific learning among children.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Telangana giving priority to education sector: KTR
Hyderabad, March 8 (IANS) Telangana's Minister for Industry and Information Technology K.T.Rama Rao on Monday said the state government is giving priority to education sector and it has taken several steps during the last six years.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Shah enquires about violence in Telangana's Bhainsa town
Hyderabad, March 8 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday enquired about the violence in Telangana's Bhanisa town and voiced his concern over the incident.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Rape in Raj police station: SHO suspended, 18 cops transferred
Jaipur, March 8 (IANS) The station house officer (SHO) of Kherli police station in Alwar district in Rajasthan has been suspended, and 18 policemen along with the circle officer (CO) have been transferred for their alleged role in protecting a sub-inspector who was accused of raping a complainant inside the police station.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Jai Ram Thakur invites PM for Himachal Day event
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Monday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi and invited him to visit the state on April 15 on the occasion of Himachal Day to inaugurate the 'rath yatra' showcasing the 50 years glorious journey of development.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
AIMIM seals alliance with AMMK in TN, to contest 3 seats
Chennai, March 8 (IANS) The All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) has entered into a political alliance with the Amma Makkal Munnetra Katchi (AMMK) of T.T.V. Dhinakaran in Tamil Nadu.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
South Africa names teams for new domestic cricket structure
Johannesburg, March 8 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) in conjunction with an Independent Evaluation Committee (IEC) on Monday announced the teams that will make up the new domestic cricket structure for the next two seasons.
2021-03-08
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Nearly 36K vaccinated in Delhi, 56% senior citizens
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The national capital recorded 35,738 vaccinations on Monday, the highest it has achieved so far since the Covid immunisation drive started here, the department of health and family welfare of the Delhi government said.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
J&K clocks 70 new Covid cases; one death
Jammu, March 8 (IANS) J&K has reported 70 fresh Covid cases, pushing the tally to 127,114, even as 90 more people were discharged after recovery in the last 24 hours, health officials said on Monday.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
LS Speaker insists on raising women's participation for nation building
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla said that development and progress of the country is possible because of the participation of women in each and every stage of nation building.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC: Frivolous litigations can't become order of the day, trial courts must act
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court said on Monday that trial courts have the power and also the duty to nip frivolous litigations in the bud even before they reach the stage of trial by discharging the accused in fit cases.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Women to get 33% ration depots: Haryana Minister
Chandigarh, March 8 (IANS) Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Monday said the state has decided that 33 per cent of all ration depots will be allotted to women.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
India's recovering growth, vaccine lead to help world overcome pandemic: Gopinath
United Nations, March 8 (IANS) As India recovers from the onslaught of the Covid-19 pandemic, its leadership in vaccine production and its growth projection of 11.5 per cent will have an important role in helping the world overcome the pandemic, Gita Gopinath, the chief economist of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), said on Monday.
2021-03-08
Category: International, United States,National
Indians appeal to foreign ministry, seek proactive role on Myanmar
Kolkata, March 8 (IANS) Nearly thirty Indian jurists, civil rights activists, media personalities and academics who work and write on Myanmar have appealed to the Modi government to play a proactive role for bringing "an immediate end to the current bloodshed and confrontation, and a restoration of peace in Myanmar."
2021-03-08
Category: International, India,Politics
Indian men beat Britain 3-2 in final hockey match
Antwerp (Belgium), March 8 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team ended their tour of Europe with a splendid 3-2 win against Great Britain here on Monday.
2021-03-08
Category: International, Belgium,Sports,Hockey
Women take centre stage at Tikri border on Women's Day
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The scene at Tikri border on Monday was refreshingly different from other days as the stage was exclusively reserved for the women agitators to mark International Women's Day.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National
After meeting Baluni, Uttarakhand CM Rawat heads to Nadda's residence
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Amid the political storm brewing in the Capital triggered by dissenting MLAs in Uttarakhand, chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat met Anil Baluni, Rajya Sabha MP from the state and National media in-charge of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) here on Monday evening.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Roman Kemp opens up on struggle with depression
London, March 8 (IANS) British Radio Host and television personality Roman Kemp says that he suffered from difficult mental health during teenage and his mother Shirlie played an instrumental role in helping him.
2021-03-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
(RELEASE at 7am) Roman Kemp opens up on struggle with depression
London, March 8 (IANS) British Radio Host and television personality Roman Kemp says that he suffered from difficult mental health during teenage and his mother Shirlie played an instrumental role in helping him.
2021-03-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
LPG, petroleum price hike rocks Lok Sabha on Monday
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The first day of the second-leg of the Budget Session failed to conduct normal business on Monday as the joint opposition created pandemonium inside the House by raising slogans against the government over rising prices of LPG cylinders and petroleum products.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC agrees to re-examine 50% quota cap, issues notice to states/UTs (Ld)
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) After nearly three decades of the Indra Sawhney judgment, the Supreme Court said on Monday that the 50 per cent cap on reservation laid down by a nine-judge bench in 1992 could be re-examined in view of the subsequent constitutional amendments and the socio-economic changes that followed.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
WTT Star Contender: Kamal, Sathiyan, Manika Batra in 2nd rd
Doha, March 8 (IANS) Ace paddlers Achanta Sharath Kamal, Sathiyan Gnanasekaran, and Manika Batra started their campaign at the World Table Tennis (WTT) Star Contender on a winning note and progressed into the second round of singles competition here on Monday.
2021-03-08
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Other Sports
Poems of resilience, healing and hope in Covid times
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Written against the backdrop of the global pandemic, Nikita Gill's new collection, "Where Hope Comes From" (Trapeze) shines a light into the darkness as we begin our journey back to hope.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National
6 labourers killed after wall falls on them in Bihar
Patna, March 8 (IANS) At least six labourers died on Monday when the wall of a primary school fell on them in Bihar's Khagaria district, police said.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Raised in deprivation, Karunanidhi became a metaphor for modern Tamil Nadu
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) In "Karunanidhi: A Life" (Penguin), A.S. Panneerselvan tells the story of the man who became a metaphor for modern Tamil Nadu, where language, empowerment, self-respect, art, literary forms and films coalesced to lend a unique vibrancy to politics.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
Delhi education department achieved 75% target in 2020-21
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) led Delhi government presented its fourth consecutive Outcome Budget for 2020-21 on Monday.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Bengaluru gets Rs 7,795 cr to give impetus to civic projects
Bengaluru, March 8 (IANS) In a bid to give impetus to Bengaluru, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday allocated Rs 7,795 crore to the tech hub as part of the 2021-22 Budget proposals for the comprehensive development of the city.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Aerial LiDAR survey begins for Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) The National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) on Monday said it has once again started the Aerial LiDAR survey for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project to capture the data related to the vertical ground profile.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Amit Shah's biography released in Assamese
Guwahati, March 8 (IANS) A biography of Union Home Minister Amit Shah, which has been translated by Assam Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma from English to Assamese, was released here on Monday.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics,Art/Culture/Books
Dannii Minogue hated homeschooling son during lockdown
Sydney, March 8 (IANS) Australian singer-songwriter Dannii Minogue says that homeschooling her 10-year-old son was the toughest thing to do during lockdown. She admits she is not a good teacher, and had to remember maths concepts in order to teach him.
2021-03-08
Category: International, Australia,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Women's Day: Javadekar honours women IFS officers, field staff
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) On the occasion of International Women's Day on Monday, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar lauded women for their compassion, consistency and courage, while honouring the women officers in the Indian Forest Service (IFS).
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
I was not jailed in any murder case but you were: Vijayan tears into Amit Shah
Kannur, March 8 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday tore into Union Home Minister Amit Shah, stating that he was never jailed in any murder case but there is one person called Amit Shah who was jailed for it.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Ambani SUV case: Something fishy, says Thackeray as NIA enters probe
Mumbai, March 8 (IANS) Soon after the Centre took over the case of the SUV with 20 gelatin stick found near the home business tycoon Mukesh Ambani from the Maharashtra ATS, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray described the development as "something fishy".
2021-03-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Five from Trinamool jump ship to BJP ahead of Bengal polls
Kolkata, March 8 (IANS) Barely a few weeks ahead of the high-voltage Assembly polls in West Bengal, Trinamool Congress leader Sarala Murmu, who had received a ticket for the upcoming elections last week, joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday.
2021-03-08
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
CBI acting chief, officers take Covid-19 vaccine shots
New Delhi, March 8 (IANS) Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) acting Director Praveen Sinha was among those of the agency's officers and staff, to receive the first dose of the Covid-19 vaccine on Monday.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
MacKenzie Scott, ex-wife of Jeff Bezos, marries school teacher
New York, March 8 (IANS) MacKenzie Scott, billionaire ex-wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, has married Dan Jewett, a chemistry teacher from Seattle.
2021-03-08
Category: International, United States,Technology
Ruling party intimidating voters of graduate MLC polls: Telangana Cong chief
Hyderabad, March 8 (IANS) With campaigning on at full swing for the two graduate MLC constituencies that go to polls on March 8, the opposition Congress party has accused the ruling TRS of intimdating voters.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
SL serves kick-in-teeth for Imran
Pakistans Prime minister Imran Khans attempt to bluff his way into appeasing the Sri Lanka government and her people during his two-day visit on February 23 has back-fired. His attempt to sell himself as an ambassador of Belt and Road Initiative and its secondary project known as CPEC, a crusader of the Muslim ummah so that he could boost his image both at home and to the international money lenders and foreign investors has proven nothing more than a Kick-in-the-teeth for Imran Khan.
2021-03-08
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Opinion/Commentary,Politics
No proposal to give martyr status to farmers: Hry minister
Chandigarh, March 8 (IANS) Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij on Monday informed the state legislative assembly that no proposal is under the consideration to give martyr status to the farmers who died in the ongoing agitation against three Central farm laws.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
No proposal to give martyr status to farmers: Hry minister
Chandigarh, March 8 (IANS) Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij on Monday informed the state legislative assembly that no proposal is under the consideration to give martyr status to the farmers who died in the ongoing agitation against three Central farm laws.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Ex-Aviation Min caught attacking TDP woman in viral video
Visakhapatnam, March 8 (IANS) On International Women's Day on Monday, a Telugu Desam Party (TDP) woman member in Vizianagaram purportedly faced public humiliation at the hands of her party veteran and former Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju.
2021-03-08
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics