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'PHAL WALI AUNTY' WITH A NAME TATTOO

India, Sept. 21 -- Her name is rather unusual. Bhumani. "I don't even know its meaning," she confesses. The fruit seller, 60, has been a familiar face of this Connaught Place pavement for more than t... Read More


Scent of the street

India, Sept. 21 -- Intro: A new paratha cart by a Nepalese couple who earlier sold momos The temptation is irresistible. This entire lane in Gurugram's Sadar Bazar is infused with the scent of steami... Read More


Rain to bear brunt of climate change

New Delhi, Sept. 21 -- Sea-level rise of several metres and major disruption to monsoon rains and river flows in India are among the biggest global economic risks from climate change, a policy report ... Read More


sdmc to build 4 new 'puzzle' parking lots

New Delhi, Sept. 21 -- To solve the parking problem in south Delhi areas, the south civic body has approved creation of additional parking space for over 500 vehicles. The South Delhi Municipal Corpor... Read More


GST Council cuts rates on several items

Panjim, Sept. 21 -- Federal indirect tax body Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Friday slashed tax rates on a host of products and services, including hotel stay and outdoor catering, besides ea... Read More


Priest booked for sexually assaulting 3 minors in church

Thiruvananthapuram, Sept. 21 -- The Kerala Police on Friday booked a Catholic priest in Erankulam district for allegedly sexually assaulting three minor girls when they went to his chapel for blessing... Read More


Resident on his way to work robbed of his car near Sector 37

Gurugram, Sept. 21 -- Two unidentified miscreants robbed a man of his car at gunpoint near Sector 37 on Thursday morning. According to the police, the incident took place around 7.30am when the victim... Read More


A mother or newborn dies every 11 sec

New Delhi, Sept. 21 -- Child and maternal mortality rates may have seen a decline over the years, yet a mother or a newborn dies every 11 seconds during child birth globally. Statistics released by th... Read More


Python rescued from highway, released

AGRA, Sept. 21 -- A six-foot-long Indian Rock python was rescued by the Wildlife SOS rapid response unit on Thursday night after it was found coiled up on a divider on Agra - Gwalior Highway. The rept... Read More


Rlys to introduce portable ramps for wheelchair-bound passengers

LUCKNOW, Sept. 21 -- In an attempt to make trains more accessible to wheelchair-bound passengers, the railways are going to introduce portable ramps at stations, said an official. "Presently, there i... Read More