Proudest moment for our country: T’gana Guv on vaccine drive

Hyderabad, Jan 16 (IANS) Telangana Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan on Saturday encouraged the healthcare workers receiving the Covid-19 vaccine shots as she participated in the rollout programme. Soundararajan, who herself is a physician, along with her husband and renowned nephrologist, P. Soundararajan, visited Nizam’s Institute of Medical Science (NIMS) here and launched the vaccination drive. The […]

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India offers disaster relief training, capacity building to Nepal

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India is ready to provide humanitarian assistance and disaster relief training and capacity building to Nepal as both countries make attempts to improve strained bilateral relations. The decision on providing assistance and training was taken during Nepal Foreign Minister Pradeep Kumar Gyawali’s meeting with Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh in […]

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The Kashmir Files shoot wraps up

Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Shooting for the forthcoming film, The Kashmir Files, has been wrapped up and the film is on course for release later this year. “And it’s a wrap for #TheKashmirFiles Despite all odds. Thanks to the committed young team and wonderful actors,” tweeted the film’s director Vivek Agnihotri on Saturday: Anupam Kher, […]

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Parkinson’s disease may up schizophrenia risk: Study

Helsinki, Jan 16 (IANS) Patients with a schizophrenia spectrum disorder have an increased risk of Parkinson’s disease later in life. The study indicates that the increased risk may be due to alterations in the brain’s dopamine system caused by dopamine receptor antagonists or neurobiological effects of schizophrenia. “According to our results, a previously diagnosed psychotic […]

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Couturier Rahul Mishra debuts as jewellery designer

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANSlife) Fashion designer Rahul Mishra has made his debut into jewellery designing. The 2014 International Woolmark Prize winner has joined hands with Confluence to create a limited-edition collection called ‘An Ode to Spring’. The collection features statement pieces based on Mishra’s signature 3D floral embroider, crafted with fine Swarovski crystals. “With […]

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Online abuse cannot be normalised, says Zoya Akhtar on cyberbullying

By Siddhi JainNew Delhi, Jan 16 (IANSlife) Director and producer Zoya Akhtar’s success with titles like ‘Made in Heaven’, ‘Luck by Chance’, ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ and ‘Gully Boy’ has not protected her from intense cyberbullying and trolling. Zoya recently shared her experiences that have made her leave the social media platform Facebook entirely. She […]

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Study of Pose

By IANSlife FeaturesNew Delhi, Jan 16 (IANSlife) In keeping with the need to treasure hunt for a kaleidoscope of personalities, who will be the next big thing, as the new year brings rays of hope, the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), is coming up with the #GetNoticed model hunt. This is being done, in […]

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7 ways to use aloe gel

By IANSlifeNew Delhi, Jan 16 (IANSlife) Aloe Gel has always been the talk of the town for its multi-tasking properties. Growing up, every skin or hair issue had one beauty secret that has been passed down from mother to daughter- Aloe Vera! Well, they were not wrong, Aloe gel is packed with vitamins and anti-oxidants […]

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Andhra CM kicks off statewide Covid vaccination programme (Ld)

Amaravati, Jan 16 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy kickstarted the statewide Coronavirus vaccination programme on Saturday from Vijayawada. He started it at the government general hospital (GGH) in Vijayawada, where he personally observed a frontline worker receiving the vaccine. “Across the state, 3.87 lakh people have been scheduled to receive the […]

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S.Korea to extend social-distancing rules

Seoul, Jan 16 (IANS) South Korea on Saturday announced its decision to extend the tightened social-distancing rules for two more weeks until the end of January amid an unabated Covid-19 resurgence. The Seoul metropolitan area, which covers the capital city, its surrounding Gyeonggi province and Incheon, will be placed under the second-highest Level 2.5 social-distancing […]

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First vax shot given to Bihar hospital sweeper

Patna, Jan 16 (IANS) As the much awaited vaccination drive against the novel coronavirus started across India on Saturday, Bihar’s inoculation campaign began from the Indira Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences (IGIMS) in Patna. The first shot was administered to IGIMS sweeper Ram Babu, while the second was given to ambulance driver Amit Kumar of […]

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Italy hits 1 mn dose vaccination mark

Rome, Jan 16 (IANS) Italy passed a positive milestone, with 1 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine having been administered just 19 days after the country launched its nationwide vaccination program. The development was praised by Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and President Sergio Mattarella, Xinhua news agency reported on Friday. The key indicator represents a dramatic […]

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Trump administration slaps fresh sanctions against Iran

Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) The United States designated three Iranian entities over conventional arms proliferation, doubling down its maximum pressure campaign against Tehran. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in a statement on Friday announced sanctions against Iran’s Marine Industries Organization (MIO), Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO), and the Iran Aviation Industries Organization (IAIO), Xinhua news agency […]

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3 arrested for kidnapping businessman in Patna

Patna, Jan 16 (IANS) Days after sensational murder of 40-year-old Indigo Airlines station manager, a businessman of Danapur was allegedly kidnapped by 6-7 goons. The kidnapped businessman, identified as Abhishek Kumar, has been rescued by the Patna police on Friday evening but the incident has induced fear in the people of Bihar especially businessmen. According […]

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Three killed while flying kites in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Jan 15 (IANS) Three persons, including two children, died while flying kites, in separate incidents since Thursday in Hyderabad, police said on Friday. Kite flying on the occasion of Sankranti turned tragic as two children were electrocuted in separate incidents while a man died after falling from a multi-storied building. K. Rakesh, 13, was […]

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