Wisconsin Indian Community - WIIndian.com
| | |
 


 

India News and Articles


Categories
International
Bollywood
Art/Culture/Books
Business/Economy
Cinema/Showbiz
Crime/Disaster/Accident
Defence/Security
Diaspora
Diplomacy
Education
Environment/Wildlife
Features
Health/Medicine
Human Interest/Society
Immigration/Law/Rights
Interviews
Kashmir
Lifestyle/Fashion
Media
Opinion/Commentary
Politics
Religion
Science/Tech
South Asia
Sports
State Elections 2013
Terrorism
Tamil Nadu
National
Turkey
Other Sports
Orissa
Southern Cinema
Delhi
West Bengal
Myanmar
Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Tripura
United Kingdom
Bihar
China
Jammu And Kashmir
Himachal Pradesh
Mumbai
New Delhi
Gujarat
Punjab
Slovakia
Spain
United States
Germany
Togo
Israel
Pakistan
Goa
United Arab Emirates
Russian Federation
Dharamsala
Indonesia
Kerala
Andhra Pradesh
Kolkata
Malta
India
Syrian Arab Republic
Singapore
Karnataka
Assam
Rajasthan
Thailand
Uttar Pradesh
Bangladesh
Mexico
Niger
Iraq
Egypt
Sri Lanka
Japan
Netherlands
Cuba
Nagaland
Meghalaya
Haryana
Poland
Nepal
France
Kenya
New Zealand
Hollywood
Brazil
Canada
Maharashtra
Yemen
South Africa
Australia
Latvia
Ireland
Uttarakhand
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya
South Korea
Hong Kong
Jordan
Central African Republic
Italy
Norway
North Korea
Sudan
Philippines
Madhya Pradesh
Mizoram
Azerbaijan
Portugal
Cambodia
Zimbabwe
Greece
Ethiopia
Sweden
Sikkim
Malaysia
Monaco
Belgium
Denmark
Uruguay
Morocco
Colombia
Switzerland
Qatar
Albania
Lebanon
Costa Rica
Saudi Arabia
Rwanda
Cameroon
Cyprus
Congo
Nigeria
Hungary
Oman
Bulgaria
Bahrain
Somalia
Finland
Holy See (vatican City State)
Tunisia
Bahamas
Paraguay
Taiwan
Province Of China
Lao Peoples Democratic Republic
Puerto Rico
The Democratic Republic Of The
Honduras
Ghana
Cricket
IPL
Technology
Badminton
Football
Tennis
Roquebrune
Athletics
Golf
Serbia And Montenegro
Usa
Rroquebrune-cap-martin
Manipur
Hockey
Panama
Arunachal Pradesh
Motorsports
Viet Nam
Argentina
--select--
Kazakhstan
Leicestershire
US Elections
Afghanistan
Iceland
Florida
Venezuela
Czech Republic
Bhutan
Shakmir
Ecuador
Hyderabad
2016 In Retrospect
Ukraine
Jharkhand
Kyrgyzstan
Fiji
Gabon
Burkina Faso

Celebrity Photos
Neetu Singh
Adah Sharma
Nandita Das
Sameksha Singh
Malavika Mohanan
Rani Mukherji
Swara Bhaskar
Ekta Kapoor
Tabbu
Boney Kapoor
Headline
Congress' Jitin Prasada demands UP govt help to suicide victim's kin
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) A day after an unemployed man committed suicide in Shahjahanpur, Congress leader Jitin Prasada on Saturday blamed the Uttar Pradesh government for "mismanagement" in handling the coronavirus crisis and demanded immediate financial help to the bereaved family.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Chinese Navy's forays spike amid Covid-19 pandemic
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) China, the first country to be affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, has started pushing its People's Liberation Army Navy's activities in South China Sea as well as the Indian Ocean Region to gain dominance in the areas, sources said on Saturday.
2020-05-30
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Govt in lockdown exit mode limits curbs to containment zones till June 30
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Centre on Saturday took an exit step from the 68-day nationwide lockdown, declaring that the restrictions will be limited to only containment zones up to June 30 and that the prohibited activities will be opened in a phased manner in areas outside these zones.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Big B: Learnt more during lockdown than in 78 years
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Amitabh Bachchan tweeted on Saturday afternoon to declare he has learnt more about life during the ongoing lockdown than he did in 78 years.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
COVID-19: Record 938 new cases, TN count crosses 21K-mark
Chennai, May 30 (IANS) Tamil Nadu on Saturday reported a record 938 new coronavirus cases over the past 24 hours, taking the total tally past the 21K-mark to 21,184.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
BCCI recommends Rohit for Khel Ratna; Ishant, Shikhar & Deepti for Arjuna
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has nominated Rohit Sharma for the prestigious Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2020 while Ishant Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan and Deepti Sharma have been nominated for Arjuna Awards.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
11,264 patients recovered in a day, doubling time 15.4 days: Health Min
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Saturday that the doubling time of Covid-19 cases has improved to 15.4 days in the last three days, while the recovery rate has shot up to 47.40 per cent.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
#BoycottChineseProducts: Bollywood joins the online campaign
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Several Bollywood personalities including Arshad Warsi, Milind Soman and Ranvir Shorey have joined the ongoing "Boycott China" campaign on social media.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC junks plea to set aside Kerala MP election
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court declined to set aside the election of United Democratic Front (UDF) candidate N.K. Premachandran from Kollam parliamentary constituency in Kerala for allegedly making statements against the entry of women of all age groups in Sabarimala temple.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
7 more Air India cabin crew among 58 new corona cases in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, May 30 (IANS) Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja on Saturday said that 58 new coronavirus cases were reported in the southern state, including seven more Air India cabin crew.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Repeal of Art 370 tops MHA's 1-yr achievement list, Covid figures on 5th
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The historic decision to abrogate Article 370 which allowed special status to the erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir state, and 35A find top place in the one-year achievement list prepared by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) headed by Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
No total lockdown in Karnataka on Sunday
Bengaluru, May 30 (IANS) Karnataka will not observe a total lockdown on Sunday, unlike a week ago, an official said on Saturday. Last Sunday, Karnataka government had observed a total lockdown.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Anand back in India, to stay in Bengaluru under quarantine
Kolkata, May 30 (IANS) Chess legend Viswanathan Anand has finally made it back to India after being stuck in Germany for over three months due to the travel restrictions imposed in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, his wife Aruna Anand confirmed on Saturday.
2020-05-30
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
NHAI plans to develop Model Stretches in every state
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) In order to exhibit the model stretches of National Highways as per norms, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) is planning to develop 57 stretches of NH (1,735 km) across the country near each state capital.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
It showed they cared: Ganguly recalls Tendulkar & Harbhajan's prank
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Former India captain and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly on Saturday recalled an instance when the Indian team played an April Fool's Day prank on him.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Glossy Ibis collapses at PM House, security men come to its aid (Ld)
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) A young Glossy Ibis bird has been rescued from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's residence here after it collapsed in the severe heat due to exhaustion and dehydration.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Ballraaj works on special track amidst pandemic
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Comedian and host Ballraaj has launched his own label and is ready with its first track "Shukar kar".
2020-05-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Nadda prefers to portray Modi as hero amid corona outbreak (Ld)
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) BJP President JP Nadda on Saturday precedence to the Modi governments handling of COVID-19 outbreak and its economic packages to alleviate the hardships over key issues like abrogation of Articles 370 and 35A of the Constitution and Ram Mandir, all vital to the BJP's core support base.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Medical experts against easing of curbs in Chennai
Chennai, May 30 (IANS) Lockdown restrictions may be relaxed in Tamil Nadu, barring Chennai, Tiruvallur, Chengalpattu and Kancheepuram districts, according to members of the medical expert committee, here on Saturday.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Mobile app to teach 100 sentences in different languages
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) A unique initiative is being taken up to connect the youth and students of the country with one another in linguistic terms. Under this initiative, a person from one state can be taught short sentences in the regional language of another state through a mobile app.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
No discontinuation of free power to farmers: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, May 30 (IANS) Categorically rejecting allegations about withdrawal of free power to Punjab's farmers, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday said his government is ready to forego the portion of fiscal deficit enhancement offered by the Centre, but would not compromise with the farmers' interest at any cost.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
83.2% Rajasthan businesses find central stimulus ineffective
Jaipur, May 30 (IANS) As the fourth phase of lockdown is nearing its end, 83.2 per cent respondents to an online poll said the central stimulus package was "not so effective". While 15 per cent respondents found it "effective", 1.8 per cent termed it "very effective".
2020-05-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Business/Economy
Sunil Grover shares 'cigarette recipe' to deliver anti-cancer message
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Sunil Grover has shared the recipe to make cigarettes as a part of his initiative to deliver a strong message against cancer. The recipe is actually a sarcastic dig by the actor-comedian against the harmful effects of tobacco on our health.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Storm activity over Arabian Sea to hit Gujarat, Maha by June 3
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday said that a low pressure area will form in the Arabian Sea in the next 48 hours and will move towards the Gujarat and north Maharashtra coasts till June 3.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
COVID-19 vaccine will bring cricket back to normal, says Ganguly
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President and former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly has said that he is confident that cricket will get back to normal in "six to seven months' time" if a vaccine for the coronavirus is developed.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Indore sees fresh spurt in cases
Indore/Bhopal, May 30 (IANS) Indore got a parting kick on Saturday as Lockdown 4 ends with 87 new patients testing positive by 4 p.m. The tally of patients has gone up to 3,431 while Indore has recorded 126 corona deaths since March 5.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National
Natural rubber output rises 9.4% to 712,000 tonnes
Agartala, May 30 (IANS) Amidst concerns over economy and growth, natural rubber production in India increased 9.4 per cent to 712,000 tonnes during 2019-20, crossing the 700,000 tonnes, first time in five years, according to an official document.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Tripura,National,Business/Economy
TN CM urges banks to extend loans to agri,MSME sectors
Chennai, May 30 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K.Palaniswami on Saturday urged the bankers to extend loans to agriculture and micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME) sectors.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Vijayendra on 'Naagin 4' going off air
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Producer Ekta Kapoor recently confirmed that "Naagin 4" is going to end soon. Among those surprised are cast members including Vijayendra Kumeria, though he says as an actor he is always prepared for such surprises.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Kerala Oppn parties slam Vijayan for letting down diaspora
Thiruvananthapuram, May 30 (IANS) The Congress-led UDF, the principal opposition in the Kerala legislative assembly, on Saturday held protests across the state against the manner in which Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has allegedly let down the diaspora returnees.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
BSF trooper found hanging in Jammu
Jammu, May 30 (IANS) A Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was found hanging inside a BSF camp in Jammu on Saturday.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Locusts may have changed direction but Bihar on alert against attack
Patna, May 30 (IANS) The Bihar government is geared up about the possibility of locust attacks in the state. Squads have been set up to deal with the menace and be ready for mass spraying. However, the agriculture department has received information that the first swarm of locusts has changed its course towards Madhya Pradesh.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Bihar,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Supermom' Neetu turns hairstylist for daughter Riddhima
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) Actress Neetu Kapoor gave a nice haircut to daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahani amid lockdown.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Crime Branch to probe Kerala 'godman' bobbitising
Thiruvananthapuram, May 30 (IANS) The Kerala Crime Branch on Saturday took over the probe into bobbitisation of a self proclaimed godman that took place in 2017.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
A summer makeover for your home
New Delhi, May 30 (IANSlife) This summer season is all about trying new trends while spending time at home. Making the most of your cocoon and staying safe in the current times is a priority.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Italy's Palazzo Pitti re-opens after lockdown with major retrospective
New Delhi, May 30 (IANSlife) Flowers, plants and exotic shells, bizarre insects and animals with expressions bordering on the human, the forms and the poetry of nature, inhabit the insides of Italian city Florence's Pitti Palace, that has reopened after weeks of a tight lockdown in the Coronavirus-affected country.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
A drive to celebrate LGBT+ Pride
New Delhi, May 30 (IANSlife) In a recent drive, corporates, academia and individuals from across the world have signed up to extend support for inclusion of the LGBT+ community in different spheres.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Swarovski appoints new Creative Director
New Delhi, May 30 May 30 (IANSlife) Giovanna Battaglia Engelbert is the first ever company-wide Creative Director of Swarovski. Engelbert will oversee the full creative direction of the company and reimagine the product portfolio across all divisions, going forward.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Baking Masterclass with sweetened condensed milk
New Delhi, May 30 (IANSlife) Who can resist a can of good old Milkmaid? Surely, we can't! With a rich legacy of creating sweet stories through delicious homemade dessert across Indian households over the years, the sweetened condensed milk is hard to resist even just by itself.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Bangladesh non-profit supports local arts, medicine
New Delhi, May 30 (IANSlife) A Bangladesh-based cultural non-profit, that aims to promote art and artists from the region and bring international attention to Bangladesh and the Global South, will take on creative initatives to support the local arts and crafts industry as well as frontline healthcare workers in the country, it said.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
New 4.7-inch iPhone SE: Small is still beautiful, powerful too
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Targeting Android mid-segment users as well as aspirational iPhone seekers, Apple has brought an affordable second generation iPhone SE that looks like Apple iPhone 8 with the power of iPhone 11 to the Indian market for just Rs 42,500.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
A doctor's tell-all of neurosurgery in times of COVID-19
New Delhi, May 30 (IANSlife) As many countries around the world, including our own, fight the COVID 19 pandemic, the medical profession, which is at the forefront of this fight, has suffered a rude awakening.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Laying foundation stone for India's future through 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat'
Modiji has led this country successfully for the last six years. This is the first year of the Second term which has been completed. This year was eventful. Modis work can be seen as a three-pronged activities. First, some historical national initiatives. Second, fighting COVID19 and, third, laying foundation stone for the future of India through "Aatmanirbhar Bharat".
2020-05-30
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Opinion/Commentary
'Balika Vadhu' was my first school: Roop Durgapal
Mumbai, May 30 (IANS) "Balika Vadhu" is being re-telecast amid the lockdown, and actress Roop Durgapal recalled shooting for the popular TV show saying it was her first school.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Year of historic achievements: Shah on 1st year of Modi 2.0
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah has congratulated the people of India and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the occasion of completion of the first year of the second term of the Modi government.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Virat Kohli only Indian in Forbes top 100 highest-paid athletes
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) Virat Kohli, captain of the Indian cricket team, remained the only Indian and sole cricketer to feature in the top 100 of highest-paid athletes of 2020 put forward by Forbes magazine.
2020-05-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Ramesh Kumar again takes over as Andhra SEC after HC order
Amaravati, May 29 (IANS) Within hours of his reinstatement by the Andhra Pradesh High Court as the State Election Commissioner (SEC), Nimmagadda Ramesh Kumar on Friday assumed charge of the post.
2020-05-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Telangana sees biggest spike with 169 new cases
Hyderabad, May 29 (IANS) In the biggest ever single day spike in Covid-19 cases in Telangana, 169 people tested positive while four more died due to the dreaded virus on Friday.
2020-05-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
RBI slaps Rs 4 cr penalty on Citibank for non-compliance of regulations
Mumbai, May 29 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a fine of Rs 4 crore on Citibank for non-compliance of regulations.
2020-05-29
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Revolutionary poet Varvara Rao admitted to Mumbai hospital
Hyderabad, May 29 (IANS) Revolutionary Telugu poet and writer Varavara Rao, who is in judicial custody in Maharashtra in the Bhima Koregaon case, has been admitted to JJ Hospital at Mumbai, officials said on Friday.
2020-05-29
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights