1. You Are At:
  2. English News
  3. Author
  4.  
  5. IANS

IANS

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami

2,000 Mini-clinics to be set up before December 15: Tamil Nadu CM

India | Nov 28, 2020, 10:39 PM IST

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami on Saturday said the government plans to mini-clinics across the state before December 15.

AIMIM leader Akbaruddin Owaisi

Sanjay, Akbaruddin booked for inciting speeches in Hyderabad

India | Nov 28, 2020, 10:32 PM IST

The city police have booked suo motu cases against two firebrand politicians, Bandi Sanjay of the BJP, and Akbaruddin Owaisi of MIM, for making inciting speeches while canvassing for the forthcoming high stakes Hyderabad civic body polls.

Sayani Gupta

Sayani Gupta-starrer 'Shameless' is India's Oscar entry in Live Action Short category

Celebrities | Nov 28, 2020, 10:25 PM IST

The Sayani Gupta-starrer, Shameless is the official Indian entry in the Live Action Short Film category at the 93rd Oscars.  

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh

Punjab CM slams Khattar over 'Khalistani' remark

India | Nov 28, 2020, 10:25 PM IST

Lashing out at his Haryana counterpart for inflicting brutality on Punjab's farmers, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday demanded an unequivocal apology from Manohar Lal Khattar, accusing him of spreading lies by saying "Khalistanis are managing the protests,"

RJD leader and former Bihar Chief Minister Rabri Devi

Now, Rabri Devi dubs Nitish as 'warrior of sophistry'

Nov 28, 2020, 09:38 PM IST

A day after RJD leader Tejashwi Yadav took a dig at Nitish Kumar and provoked him enough to angrily hit back, Tejashwi's mother Rabri Devi on Saturday dubbed the Bihar Chief Minister as a "warrior of sophistry".

Shahid Kapoor's role in 'Kabir Singh' inspires TV star Akshay Mhatre

Shahid Kapoor's role in 'Kabir Singh' inspires TV star Akshay Mhatre

Celebrities | Nov 28, 2020, 08:39 PM IST

Akshay's character Rohan goes through a downfall phase in the show "Indiawaali Maa", and to play that part convincingly he took cues from Shahid's role in the Bollywood film.

Madan Lal says he had a safe pair of hands and hardly

I have hardly dropped any catch: Madan Lal recalls his stunner during India's 1977-78 Australia tour

Cricket | Nov 28, 2020, 08:21 PM IST

Madan Lal pulled off a stunner at fine leg to dismiss Peter Toohey at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) in the fourth Test.

Daruvala posted a lap time of 1:42.782 seconds to go

Indian racing star Jehan Daruvala earns maiden F2 podium at Bahrain

Other Sports | Nov 28, 2020, 07:51 PM IST

The F2 season moved to Sakhir, Bahrain, for the last two rounds of the F2 championship, and Daruvala immediately showed his pace in the only practice session.

Kangana Ranaut calls Hrithik Roshan and Aditya Pancholi 'kind souls'

Kangana Ranaut calls Hrithik Roshan and Aditya Pancholi 'kind souls'

Celebrities | Nov 28, 2020, 07:33 PM IST

The actress tweeted from her verified account on Saturday: "The amount of legal cases, abuses, insults, name calling I faced from Maharashtra government in these few months make Bollywood mafia and people like Aaditya Pancholi and Hrithik Roshan seem like kind souls... I wonder what is it about me that rattle people so much."

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar

Farmers' protest has Khalistani link: Haryana CM

India | Nov 28, 2020, 05:22 PM IST

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday said the protests against the central government's farm laws were backed by political parties and alleged a Khalistani link.

India skipper Virat Kohli

AUS vs IND: Australia will beat India this tour in all formats convincingly, says Michael Vaughan

Cricket | Nov 28, 2020, 05:16 PM IST

India lost to Australia by 66 runs at the Sydney Cricket Ground after the hosts scored 374 for six in their 50 overs. 

Anushka Sharma: Will be back shooting once I deliver my first child

Anushka Sharma: Will be back shooting once I deliver my first child

Celebrities | Nov 28, 2020, 05:05 PM IST

"Being on the set brings me a lot of joy and I'm going to be shooting continuously for the next few days. I will be back shooting again once I deliver my first child and establish a system at home that ensures me to balance my child, my home and my professional life. I intend to keep working for as long as I live because acting truly makes me happy," she said.

Rajasthan to cut price of RT-PCR test in private labs to Rs 800

Rajasthan to cut price of RT-PCR test in private labs to Rs 800

India | Nov 28, 2020, 07:13 PM IST

The Rajasthan government will bring down the cost of the RT-PCR test in private labs to Rs 800 soon.

BCCI President Sourav Ganguly

Sourav Ganguly has capitulated, there are things he should not be doing: Ramachandra Guha

Cricket | Nov 28, 2020, 04:38 PM IST

Guha also touched upon an incident during a CoA meeting when he had asked the committee to consider demoting Dhoni in the central contracts system.

This galaxy surviving a black hole's feast

This galaxy survives black hole's feast

Nov 28, 2020, 04:32 PM IST

Researchers have discovered a galaxy that has been managing to survive a black hole's hunger by continuing to birth new stars, about 100 Sun-sized stars a year.

Jasmin Bhasin, Aly Goni

Bigg Boss 14: Jasmin Bhasin, Aly Goni are best friends, says actress' mom

TV | Nov 28, 2020, 04:27 PM IST

Aly Goni and Jasmin Bhasin have been rumoured to be lovers for a while now. However, Jasmins mother Gurmeet Kaur Bhasin has now come out to insist that the two are best friends.

Shahid Afridi in Lanka Premier League

Shahid Afridi smashes 58 off 23 deliveries in Lanka Premier League

Cricket | Nov 28, 2020, 04:09 PM IST

Afridi's knock for Galle Gladiators consisted of three fours and six sixes.

Regions of brain where serotonin promotes patience identified

Regions of brain where serotonin promotes patience identified

Nov 28, 2020, 03:39 PM IST

The research, published in the journal Science Advances, gains significance in view of the fact that learning to suppress the impulse for instant gratification is often vital for future success, but how patience is regulated in the brain remains poorly understood.

'Bekhayali' duo Sachet Tandon, Parampara Thakur are engaged

'Bekhayali' duo Sachet Tandon, Parampara Thakur are engaged

Celebrities | Nov 28, 2020, 02:19 PM IST

The Bekhayali duo of Sachet Tandon and Parampara Thakur are engaged. The news of the engagement came as a surprise to fans on Saturday because the singer-composer team has never hinted at a romantic relationship in the past. 

Leh freezes at minus 12.9, mercury dips across Jammu & Kashmir

Leh freezes at minus 12.9, mercury dips across Jammu & Kashmir

India | Nov 28, 2020, 01:13 PM IST

Srinagar city recorded minus 2.2 as the minimum temperature while Pahalgam recorded minus 5.2 and Gulmarg recorded minus 5.6. while Kargil was at minus 9.2.

covid19

25M couples in India couldn't access contraceptives due to COVID

World | Nov 28, 2020, 12:59 PM IST

The Covid-19 pandemic interrupted contraceptive access for an estimated over 25 million couples in India, said a report by the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).

diego maradona, diego maradona death, diego maradona dies, diego maradona funeral

Three funeral workers fired after posing with 'thumbs-up' sign alongside Diego Maradona's coffin

Football | Nov 28, 2020, 12:07 PM IST

The worker had to appeal for forgiveness after the images, that got circulated on social media, enraged Maradona fans who even gave him death threats.

Bigg Boss 14: Is Kavita Kaushik finally ready for the big game?

Bigg Boss 14: Is Kavita Kaushik finally ready for the big game?

TV | Nov 28, 2020, 12:31 PM IST

Kavita Kaushik who entered the house as a wild card entrant, only to be evicted owing to her rash attitude, was allowed re-entry a while back, and she is making most of her second life on the show.

Jay Kowli, the secretary-general of BFI, sent out a

Boxing Federation of India announces AGM, elections on December 18

Other Sports | Nov 28, 2020, 11:18 AM IST

Jay Kowli, the secretary-general of BFI, sent out a notification on this to all units on Friday evening, setting the process in motion.

virat kohli, harry kane, harry kane twitter, virat kohli twitter

'Can get you in as counter-attacking batsman': Virat Kohli tells Harry Kane

Cricket | Nov 28, 2020, 10:43 AM IST

Kane posted a minute-long video where he shows off his batting skills, and in the caption, asked Virat Kohli if there's a place vacant in the RCB squad for IPL 2021 season.

who covid19

WHO warns countries with falling cases to stay 'vigilant'

World | Nov 28, 2020, 10:29 AM IST

The overall number of global coronavirus cases has topped 61.5 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 1.44 million, according to the Johns Hopkins University.

Dating in 2020: Social distancing, virtual dating, protocols, a 5-point guide

Dating in 2020: Social distancing, virtual dating, protocols, a 5-point guide

Relationships | Nov 28, 2020, 09:40 AM IST

Single Indians are now ready to dip their toes back into dating in real life (IRL) as India unlocks. However, how does one do that in the midst of this ongoing pandemic?

74,899 candidates in fray in Kerala local body polls

74,899 candidates in fray in Kerala local body polls

Elections | Nov 27, 2020, 11:12 PM IST

Kerala's State Election Commission on Friday said that 74,899 candidates will contest the three-phase local body polls next month, after around 75,000 candidates withdrew their nominations.

ICMR approves dry swab RT-PCR method for Covid detection

ICMR approves dry swab RT-PCR method for Covid detection

Nov 27, 2020, 11:12 PM IST

This method developed by CSIR-CCMB is a simple variation of the existing gold standard RT-PCR method and can easily scale up the testing by two to three fold with no new investment of resources.

Arjun Kapoor finds it 'refreshing to be outdoors' to shoot a film

Arjun Kapoor finds it 'refreshing to be outdoors' to shoot a film

Celebrities | Nov 27, 2020, 09:41 PM IST

"It's actually refreshing to be outdoors and shooting for a film. It was really tough for our industry when the pandemic started and lockdown followed thereafter. I'm really happy that the industry has found its feet again and has started shooting with utmost care. It has taken a lot of preparations and stringent safety measures had to be applied for things to resume," Arjun said.

Abhay Deol's in-flight fashion is all about 'clash of the artists'

Abhay Deol's in-flight fashion is all about 'clash of the artists'

Celebrities | Nov 27, 2020, 09:33 PM IST

Abhay posted a picture on Instagram sitting in an airplane, dressed in a T-shirt and with his mask lowered as he smiles at the camera.

Deepak Dobriyal

Deepak Dobriyal: Zombie films give freedom to show something unique

Celebrities | Nov 27, 2020, 09:16 PM IST

Actor Deepak Dobriyal loves watching zombie films. He feels the genre gives freedom to the filmmaker, to come up with new ideas.

BJP leader and Former Bihar deputy chief miniser Sushil Kumar Modi

BJP nominates Sushil Kumar Modi for Bihar Rajya Sabha bypolls

Elections | Nov 27, 2020, 08:50 PM IST

Former Bihar deputy chief miniser Sushil Kumar Modi has been rewarded with a nomination for the Upper House by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Jasmin, Rubina, Abhinav

Bigg Boss 14: Jasmin threatens to reveal personal details about Rubina and Abhinav

TV | Nov 27, 2020, 08:02 PM IST

In Bigg Boss 14, contestant Jasmin Bhasin threatened to reveal personal details about Rubina Dilaik and Abhinav Shukla; Here's why:  

apple, macbook

Redesigned MacBooks in 2021 to include both Apple Silicon, Intel models: Report

Technology | Nov 27, 2020, 07:51 PM IST

The redesigned MacBooks coming in the second half of 2021 will reportedly include models with both Apple Silicon chips and Intel processors. 

apple, ipad, 2021 ipad pro, ipad pro, 2021 ipad pro launch, 2021 ipad pro features, 2021 ipad pro sp

2021 Apple iPad Pro to come with 5G mmWave support: Report

Technology | Nov 27, 2020, 07:38 PM IST

It is believed that Apple is also getting ready to deliver six new mini-LED devices, out of which, we may also get a new 16-inch and a 14-inch MacBook Pro in the second half of 2021.