Pondy registers 88 new COVID-19 cases, one death

Puducherry posted 88 fresh coronavirus cases on Tuesday raising the total infection count to 1,26,215.The new cases were identified at the ...
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Voting for bypolls to Rajasthans Dhariyavad, Vallabhnagar Assembly seats to be held o...

Voting for the bypolls to Rajasthans Dhariyavad and Vallabhnagar Assembly seats will be held on October 30.  The Election Commission (EC) announced the schedule for the bypolls on Tuesday. The election notification for both the seats will be issued on October 1. Nominations can be filed till October 8. Polling will be held on October 30, while the...

Anil Deshmukh money laundering case: Maha minister Anil Parab appears before ED

Maharashtra Transport Minister Anil Parab appeared before the Enforcement Directorate here on Tuesday in connection with a money laundering case registered against former state minister Anil Deshmukh and others, an official said. The ED had on Saturday issued summons for the second time to Parab, 56, who also holds the parliamentary affai...

PM greets Lata Mangeshkar on her 92nd birthday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended birthday greetings to legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar on Tuesday. He called up Mangeshkar, the iconic singer and inspiration for generations of singers who turned 92, in the morning to wish her, officials said.  In a tweet, the prime minister said, "Birthday greetings to respected Lata Didi. Her melodious voi...

88academics India raises $3 mn funding from Aarin Capital Partners, others

Edtech firm 88academics on Monday said it has raised equity financing of about USD 3 million (about Rs 22.1 crore) in funding, led by Aarin Capital Partners. The pre-series A round also saw participation from Piyush Gupta (DBS Group CEO), Vinod Gupta (VG Learning Destination MD), P S Jayakumar (ex-MD and CEO of Bank of Baroda), Ramesh Swaminathan...

HarperCollins India to release Bestselling Author Preeti Shenoys brand new book, The ...

(Eds: Disclaimer: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with PRNewswire. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same.) Sometimes, its not easy to find the silver lining. The Magic Mindset helps one do exactly that.NEW DELHI, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- HarperCollins India is delighted to announce the upcoming relea...

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Toyota to stop selling sedan Yaris in India

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) on Monday said it will stop selling its mid-sized sedan Yaris in India with immediate effect as part of its product strategy to cater to the evolving needs of customers. The company had launched the Yaris in May 2018 at a price range of Rs 8.75 lakh and Rs 14.07 lakh (ex-showroom), competing with the likes of Honda Ci...

Former Goa CM Luizinho Faleiro resigns as Cong MLA, likely to join TMC

Former Goa chief minister and Congress leader Luizinho Faleiro resigned as member of the state Legislative Assembly on Monday and is likely to join the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress (TMC). Minutes before resigning, Faleiro praised West Bengal Chief Minister and TMC head Mamata Banerjee and said the country needs a leader like her ...

Strong quake rattles Greek island of Crete

A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.8 struck the southern Greek island of Crete Monday, sending residents into the streets. There was no immediate information on injuries, but local media reported some damage to buildings in villages near the epicentre. The Athens Geodynamic Institute said the quake struck at 9:17 am local time ...

Hike in sugarcane prices by UP govt a joke: Rakesh Tikait

Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) leader Rakesh Tikait has termed the increase in the purchase price of sugarcane announced by the Uttar Pradesh government as a big joke on farmers. His remarks have come in the wake of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announcing a Rs 25 per quintal hike in the purchase prices of sugarcane in the state taking...

Royal Enfield partners TCX to launch protective riding, lifestyle shoes

Mid-sized motorcycle maker Royal Enfield on Monday said it has partnered with Italian motorcycling footwear company TCX to launch a range of protective riding and lifestyle shoes that conform to European Union product standards. Both Royal Enfield and TCX have a rich legacy in the world of motorcycling and this collaboration symbolises an amalgam...

Sikkim eases norms for tourists

The Sikkim government has eased norms for tourists visiting the state by doing away with mandatory checking of documents like vaccination certificates and RT-PCR test reports at the border check posts with effect from Monday. The in-bound tourists will not be required to show the documents like being vaccinated with minimum one dose of COV...

HC dismisses plea challenging assumed absolute discretion of Muslim husband to divorc...

The Delhi High Court has dismissed a plea challenging the assumed absolute discretion of Muslim husbands to divorce (talaq-ul-sunnat) their wives at any time without any reason and advocate notice to her, saying the Parliament has already enacted a law in this regard. A bench of Justices Vipin Sanghi and Jasmeet Singh said the petition was complet...

88academics India raises $3 mn funding from Aarin Capital Partners, others

Edtech firm 88academics on Monday said it has raised equity financing of about USD 3 million (about Rs 22.1 crore) in funding, led by Aarin Capital Partners. The pre-series A round also saw participation from Piyush Gupta (DBS Group CEO), Vinod Gupta (VG Learning Destination MD), P S Jayakumar (ex-MD and CEO of Bank of Baroda), Ramesh Swaminathan...

HarperCollins India to release Bestselling Author Preeti Shenoys brand new book, The ...

(Eds: Disclaimer: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with PRNewswire. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same.) Sometimes, its not easy to find the silver lining. The Magic Mindset helps one do exactly that.NEW DELHI, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- HarperCollins India is delighted to announce the upcoming relea...

Toyota to stop selling sedan Yaris in India

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) on Monday said it will stop selling its mid-sized sedan Yaris in India with immediate effect as part of its product strategy to cater to the evolving needs of customers. The company had launched the Yaris in May 2018 at a price range of Rs 8.75 lakh and Rs 14.07 lakh (ex-showroom), competing with the likes of Honda Ci...

88academics India raises $3 mn funding from Aarin Capital Partners, others

Edtech firm 88academics on Monday said it has raised equity financing of about USD 3 million (about Rs 22.1 crore) in funding, led by Aarin Capital Partners. The pre-series A round also saw participation from Piyush Gupta (DBS Group CEO), Vinod Gupta (VG Learning Destination MD), P S Jayakumar (ex-MD and CEO of Bank of Baroda), Ramesh Swaminathan...

HarperCollins India to release Bestselling Author Preeti Shenoys brand new book, The ...

(Eds: Disclaimer: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with PRNewswire. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same.) Sometimes, its not easy to find the silver lining. The Magic Mindset helps one do exactly that.NEW DELHI, Sept. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- HarperCollins India is delighted to announce the upcoming relea...

Angela Merkel’s bloc stumbles badly in Germany

Germany's centre-left Social Democrats' and outgoing Chancellor Angela Merkel's centre-right bloc both laid claim on Sunday to lead the country's next government, even as projections showed the party heading for its worst-ever result in a national election. The outcome appeared to put Europe's biggest economy on course for lengthy haggling to fo...

PM Modi visits new parliament building construction site

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday visited the construction site of the new parliament building, which is expected to be completed in the second half of the next year.   Modi spoke to people involved in the construction as he inspected the ongoing work, official sources said. The building is part of the Central Vista project, which has faced cr...

Nagpur: Stone flicked by trucks wheel hits man on head, kills him

A construction worker died after a stone was flicked on to his head by the wheel of a passing truck in Pardi Chowk area of Nagpur city, police said on Sunday. The incident took place on Saturday afternoon and the man, identified as Vindprakash Gaund (45), died after being rushed to a nearby hospital, a Lakadganj police station official sai...

Rowdy celebrations across Norway with end of COVID measures

Police in Norway on Sunday reported dozens of disturbances and violent clashes including mass brawls in the Nordic countrys big cities after streets, bars, restaurants and nightclubs were filled with people celebrating the end of COVID-19 restrictions. The Norwegian government abruptly announced Friday that most of the remaining coronavirus rest...

Bluetooth in slippers: 5 held in REET exam cheating in Rajasthan

Five persons including three Rajasthan Eligibility Examination for Teachers (REET) candidates were arrested before the exam Sunday as the aspirants were found wearing slippers with bluetooth devices, officials said. The exam is being held across the state Sunday under tight security arrangements. Bikaner Superintendent of Police Priti Chandra said ...

Ensure that no one is left out of vaccinations circle of safety: PM

Ahead of the festival season, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged people to keep following Covid protocol and ensure that no one is left out of vaccinations "circle of safety". In his monthly Mann Ki Baat radio address, Modi said the festival season is approaching and when the whole country will celebrate Maryada Purshottam Shri Rams vict...

Andhra Pradesh, disaster teams gear up to handle Gulab storm

Three teams of National Disaster Response Force and one of SDRF have been positioned in north coastal Andhra districts for rescue and relief operations as cyclonic storm Gulab is expected to cross the Bay of Bengal coast between Visakhapatnam and Gopalpur (in Odisha) on Sunday evening. Authorities in Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Srikakul...

Efforts on for international flights from Srinagar: Aviation minister

International flight operations are likely to resume at the Srinagar airport as efforts are on to start services between here and Sharjah, Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said on Saturday. He also said that the terminal at the Srinagar airport will be expanded from 25,000 square metre to 63,000 square metre. The first international fl...
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