• Centre, farmers both responsible for violence during Tractor Rally: Sanjay Raut

    News | Jan 26, 2021, 09:06 PM IST

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on January 26 reacted on the Tractor Rally by farmers which turned violent in Delhi. He said that farmers and the Centre, both are responsible for the violence in the national capital. Farmers leaders should have stick to their words regarding the peaceful rally, he said. Raut also raised a question that the Centre has all the machinery then how the protest turned violent.

  • Watch: Cop falls unconscious during tractor rally in Delhi's Dilshad Garden

    News | Jan 26, 2021, 03:10 PM IST

    A Delhi Police personnel fell unconscious while on duty at Delhi's Dilshad Garden, during the farmers' protest. Other police personnel looked after him. He was taken to a hospital after regaining consciousness.

  • Dargah of Hazrat Patte Shah in New Delhi revered by all faiths

    News | Jan 25, 2021, 07:24 PM IST

    Embedded in the bustling lanes of the capital city, New Delhi, the shrine of Sufi Saint Hazrat Shamsuddin Utawala Rahmatullah has served as a cynosure of communal harmony for generations. It is thronged by a large number of devotees every day from across the nation, irrespective of their religion. Regarded as one the greatest Sufi saints, Hazrat Shamsuddin Utawala Rahmatullah throughout his life spread the message of Sufism and peace. People of different faiths visit this mighty Dargah and perpetuate his teachings of oneness and communal harmony. Located around a kilometre away from Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah, it is also known as 'Patte Shah's Dargah' by the locals. It is believed that the Dargah was built in the Gayaspur village on the order of Tughlaq in 1325 A.D. The saint got his name from covering himself with leaves whenever Hazrat Nizamuddin would pass by. The complex of the dargah also has an 800-year-old tree inside it which is believed to be there on that spot after the saint buried his datun (teeth-cleaning twig) inside the ground. Devotees of different religious backgrounds come to this Dargah to offer their prayers to the Sufi Saint. Since ages, the Sufi Saints like Hazrat Shamsuddin Utawala Rahmatullah have propagated the message of spiritualism and harmony in our country and their teachings are still playing a significant role in strengthening the thread of secularism.

  • Apple's first VR headset to be powerful and pricey

    Jan 22, 2021, 08:32 AM IST

    American multinational technology company Apple's first virtual reality headset will reportedly sport powerful processors, a high-resolution display, and a fan, along with a steep price tag. According to The Verge, Apple's VR headset will be considered a niche product which may launch in 2022, as a standalone device that operates through batteries, similar to the Oculus Quest 2.

  • Farmers firm on conducting tractor parade on Delhi's Outer Ring Road on R-Day

    News | Jan 21, 2021, 03:55 PM IST

    Krantikari Kisan Union's Darshan Pal said that they are firm on their stance of conducting tractor parade on Delhi's Outer Ring Road on Republic Day.

  • Rajnath Singh attends NCC rally in New Delhi

    News | Jan 21, 2021, 02:50 PM IST

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inspected a guard of honour during the annual National Cadet Corps (NCC) rally, at NCC Parade Ground in New Delhi on January 21.

  • Over 1,100 schools identified to begin NCC training: Defence Minister

    News | Jan 21, 2021, 02:47 PM IST

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at annual National Cadet Corps (NCC) rally said that over 1,100 schools have been identified to begin NCC training.

  • Google Chrome update helps users identify, change weak passwords

    Jan 21, 2021, 12:42 PM IST

    With Chrome version 88, tech giant Google is stepping up the security game with additional features to its password protection that will let users know if they are not applying best security practices. According to Mashable, Google has constantly been beefing up its built-in password manager with features. Its biggest is perhaps Chrome's ability to detect if the password you used may have been part of some past data breach.

  • Amit Shah holds high-level meeting with Delhi Police ahead of R-Day

    News | Jan 19, 2021, 06:57 PM IST

    Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a high-level meeting with Delhi Police officials on January 19. He was accompanied by Minister of State G Kishan Reddy.

  • Study suggests children's weight likely not affected by proximity to fast food restaurant

    Lifestyle | Jan 17, 2021, 10:08 AM IST

    The availability of fast-food restaurants on the route between children's houses and their schools does not affect children's weight, suggest the findings of a novel study. Reducing the rate of childhood obesity is a top public health priority in the United States where obesity rates are 18.4 per cent for those ages 6-11 and 20.6 per cent for those ages 12-19. Childhood obesity is a documented risk-factor for negative physical and mental health outcomes. Obese children are also more likely to become obese adults and suffer associated health problems. Researchers have proposed that the accessibility of affordable healthy food options may be an important determinant of childhood weight. Many public health figures are concerned about the role of fast-food restaurants on food consumption and resulting in obesity in children.

  • Apple reportedly working on prototype foldable iPhone screens

    News | Jan 17, 2021, 07:51 AM IST

    American multinational technology company, Apple has reportedly started work on a foldable phone, for which it has begun prototyping foldable screens.

  • Acute itching in eczema patients linked to environmental allergens

    Lifestyle | Jan 16, 2021, 08:25 AM IST

    New research from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis indicates that allergens in the environment often are to blame for episodes of acute itch in eczema patients.

  • Mothers, but not fathers, with multiple children get fragmented sleep: Study

    Lifestyle | Jan 14, 2021, 07:46 AM IST

    Mothers with multiple children report more fragmented sleep than mothers of a single child

  • 'Will admit women officers for pilot training': Indian Army Chief

    News | Jan 12, 2021, 07:36 PM IST

    Ahead of Army Day, Indian Army Chief General Manoj Mukund Naravane addressed the annual press conference in national capital on January 12. While addressing media persons, General Naravane said, "Last month, I had initiated a proposal that women officers can be recruited to Army aviation.

  • Yamuna River spills toxic foam in Delhi

    News | Jan 10, 2021, 04:35 PM IST

    Yamuna River in Delhi's Kalindi Kunj area is spilling thick toxic foam.

  • Delhi govt rescue team on round to shelter homeless

    News | Jan 10, 2021, 09:51 AM IST

    Homeless in national capital took night shelters to cope with chilly weather. Delhi govt's rescue team is also on round to help other needy.

  • India reports 18,222 new COVID-19 cases, 19,253 recoveries in last 24 hours

    News | Jan 09, 2021, 12:08 PM IST

    India on January 09 reported 18,222 new COVID-19 cases, 19,253 recoveries in last 24 hours. The total number of COVID-19 cases now stands at 1,04,31,639, which includes 2,24,190 active cases.

  • India's COVID-19 recoveries cross 1 crore mark

    News | Jan 07, 2021, 12:32 PM IST

    India on January 07 reported 20,346 new COVID-19 cases, 19,587 recoveries in last 24 hours, taking the country's count to more than 1.03 crore. The total number of COVID-19 cases now stands at 1,03,95,278, which includes 2,28,083 active cases.

  • Govt giving 'tarikh pe tarikh' just like our judicial system: Farmer leader

    News | Jan 05, 2021, 04:14 PM IST

    After the central government scheduled January 08 for the eighth round of talks to resolve the protesting farmers' issues, general secretary of All India Kisan Sabha.

  • Opening Bell: Equities begin New Year with positive ring

    News | Jan 01, 2021, 12:51 PM IST

    Equity benchmark indices began the first trading session of year 2021 on a positive note with the possibility of touching new height.