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Gujarat BJP MP Abhay Bharadwaj dies of multi-organ failure post COVID19

Ahmedabad/Chennai: BJP MP from Gujarat Abhay Bharadwaj, admitted to a hospital in Chennai for post COVID-19 severe pneumonia care, died on Tuesday due to multi-organ failure and his lungs were completely destroyed due to the infection, the hospital said. Bharadwaj…

Minister Smriti Irani introduces her ‘Don’t Angry Me Look’

New Delhi:: Union Minister of Textiles and former actor Smriti Irani on Tuesday introduced her “Don’t Angry Me Look,” to her Instagram followers. Irani  shared a “then vs now” picture of herself at the video and photo sharing site. “#taazatuesdays…

BSF sub-inspector from Manipur killed in J&K

Rajouri: A sub-inspector of the Border Security Force (BSF), Paotinsat Guite was killed when Pakistan violated ceasefire along the Line of Control (LOC) in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, officials said. BSF Sub-Inspector Paotinsat Guite, who was…

India records largest reduction in malaria cases between 2000-2019: WHO

United Nations: India made impressive gains in the global fight against malaria, recording the largest reduction in cases in South-East Asia from 20 million in 2000 to about 5.6 million last year, according to the World Health Organisation. The World…

PM Narendra Modi wishes people of Nagaland on statehood day

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday extended his wishes to the people of Nagaland on its statehood day. “Greetings to my sisters and brothers of Nagaland on their Statehood Day. The people of Nagaland are known for their…

Urmila Matondkar joins Shiv Sena, attacks Kangana

Mumbai: Bollywood actor-turned-politician Urmila Matondkar, who unsuccessfully contested the 2019 Lok Sabha elections on a Congress ticket, joined the Shiv Sena on Tuesday. Immediately after joining the Uddhav Thackeray-led party, Matondkar took a swipe at actress Kangana Ranaut, saying “unnecessary…

GST revenue recovers with Rs. 1.04 lakh crore in November, 1.4% higher than Nov 2019

New Delhi: Revenue from Goods and Services Tax (GST) stood at over Rs 1.04 lakh crore in November as against Rs 1.05 lakh crore collected in the previous month, the Finance Ministry said in a statement. The collection in November…

Muslim man converts to Hinduism before marriage, couple under Haryana Police protection

Yamunanagar: A Muslim man in Haryana converted to Hinduism before marrying a Hindu woman. After the marriage he and his wife are under police protection here following the intervention of the Punjab and Haryana High Court. Haryana Home Minister Anil…

Dictionary.com picks ”pandemic” as its 2020 word of the year

New York: Dictionary.com on Monday declared “pandemic” its 2020 word of the year. Searches on the site for the word spiked more than 13,500% on March 11, senior research editor John Kelly told The Associated Press in an interview ahead…

Home broadband market in India holds potential for both big, regional players: Report

New Delhi: The home broadband segment in India has been “highly underpenetrated” for years due to a weak wired infrastructure, execution woes, and high investment requirements, but Jio’s entry, with aggressive targets, has drawn attention of all to the opportunity…

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