Odisha seeks help from Assam, Kerala to save tuskers from killer virus as 4 die

Odisha seeks help from Assam, Kerala to save tuskers from killer virus as 4 die

Monday, 23 September 2019 | PNS | BHUBANESWAR

With as many as four elephants having died at the Nandankanan Zoo in a span of a month after being infected by Endotheliotropic Herpes Virus (EEHV), a worried Odisha Government has sought assistance of experts of Assam and Kerala to fight the virus. “The State Government has contacted experts in Assam...

‘Gully Boy’ India’s official entry to 92nd Academy

Sunday, 22 September 2019 | PTI | New Delhi

Zoya Akhtar’s “Gully Boy”, featuring Ranveer Singh as an aspiring rapper, has been selected as India’s official entry in the International Feature Film category at the Oscars, the Film Federation of India (FFI) announced on Saturday. “India’s official entry for Oscars this year is ‘Gully Boy’. There were 27 films in...

Chandrayaan-2’s orbiter doing stellar work: Sivan

Sunday, 22 September 2019 | SUMEET SHARMA/PTI | Bhubaneswar/Chennai

The Chandrayaan-2 orbiter’s ensemble of eight scientific instruments is performing very well and is expected to continue its stellar work for about seven and a half years, ISRO Chairman K Sivan said on Saturday. As the prospects of re-establishing contact with “Vikram” lander have virtually ended after the conclusion of 14...

Largest crowd for foreign leader in US awaits Modi

Sunday, 22 September 2019 | PTI | Houston

Indian-Americans in Houston are all set to welcome Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the mega “Howdy, Modi” event on Sunday, to be attended by 50,000 audience, the largest gathering ever for an elected foreign leader visiting the US, other than the Pope. The three-hour “Howdy, Modi!” event  in which President Donald...

Bypolls to 1 LS and 64 Assembly seats also on October 21

Sunday, 22 September 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

The Election Commission on Saturday announced the bypolls for 64 Assembly seats spread across 17 States and Union Territory of Puducherry, besides the Samastipur Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar. The bypolls will be held along with Assembly polls in Haryana and Maharashtra  on October 21. Karnataka, where resignations of 17...

Maha, Haryana to go to polls on Oct 21

Maha, Haryana to go to polls on Oct 21

Sunday, 22 September 2019 | PNS | New Delhi

Counting on Oct 24; EC to announce Jharkhand Assembly election dates later Exactly a month from now, BJP-ruled Maharashtra and Haryana will go to polls — the first election since the Lok Sabha elections and the Government’s key decisions on Article 370 and triple talaq. While the polls in the two States...

Tiger dies in Delhi soon after relief panel named

Tiger dies in Delhi soon after relief panel named

Saturday, 21 September 2019 | Archana Jyoti | New Delhi

Within hours of the Central Zoo Authority (CZA), a statutory body under the Union Environment Ministry, setting up a three-member panel on Friday to enquire into the prolonged illness of the Bengal tiger Rama in Delhi Zoo, the eight-year-old big cat died of kidney failure. A blood report indicated very high...

Panghal 1st Indian to enter Boxing championship final

Saturday, 21 September 2019 | PTI | Ekaterinburg (Russia)/Nur-Sultan (Kazakhstan)

Asian champion Amit Panghal (52kg) on Friday became the first Indian to enter the finals of the World Men’s Boxing Championship while Manish Kaushik (63kg) signed off with a bronze medal after going down in the semifinals here.  Second seeded Panghal prevailed 3-2 against Kazakhstan’s Saken Bibossinov in the last-four...

State Editions

Man kills wife for ‘adultery’ in Prem Nagar, surrenders

23 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

City sees decline in butterflies this year

23 September 2019 | Sapna Singh | Delhi

IIT Delhi team to study impact of odd-even scheme

23 September 2019 | PTI | Delhi

CM to speak on anti-pollution steps at Denmark summit

23 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

Sisodia inaugurates cultural event Awam Ki Awaz in Capital

23 September 2019 | Staff Reporter | Delhi

PWD to finish work on Pragati Maidan tunnel by Jan

23 September 2019 | GAYATHRI MAN | Delhi

Sunday Edition

Prioritising Strategic Economic Cooperation

22 September 2019 | Asoke Mukerji | Agenda

The complexities of caste system

22 September 2019 | Kumar Chellappan | Agenda

Dukh, Dard and a Season of Hope

22 September 2019 | Excerpt | Agenda

Astroturf | Empower your mind for success

22 September 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime | ‘Casting procedure should be streamlined'

22 September 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Pushing musical limit

22 September 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer