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'Gujarat hub of Chinese investment': Congress hits out at PM
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Congress on Monday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleging his home state Gujarat has become the 'epicentre' of Chinese investment in India.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
K'taka's Covid tally breaches 25k with 1,843 new cases
Bengaluru, July 6 (IANS) , With 1,843 fresh Covid cases over the last 24 hours, Karnataka's positive cases rose to 25,317, including 14,385 active cases, said an official on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Biz travel biggest reason for passengers to travel: Vistara survey
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Business travel has emerged as the biggest reason for passengers to travel, showed a survey conducted by full-service carrier Vistara.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Black panther spotted in Karnataka's Nagarhole Tiger Reserve
Bengaluru, July 6 (IANS) A forest range officer (FRO) in Karnataka's Nagarhole Tiger Reserve (NTR) on Monday spotted a black panther at a time when two photographs of a similar big cat have gone viral on social media.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Telangana's Covid tally surpasses 25K, death toll 306
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) With 1,831 new positive cases, Telangana's Covid tally crossed 25,000 while the death toll surpassed the 300-mark following 11 fresh casualties on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
One held in Goa for killing, dragging two snakes in public
Panaji, July 6 (IANS) One person was arrested by the Goa Forest Department officials on Monday for killing two snakes and dragging the carcasses in public on a two-wheeler, a government spokesperson said.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
With Covid cases mounting, Assam attains recovery rate of 67.16%
Guwahati, July 6 (IANS) With sharp increase of Covid-19 positive cases, Assam has achieved a good recovery rate of 67.16 per cent on Monday night, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
Yediyurappa urges citizens to maintain social distance to control Covid
Bengaluru, July 6 (IANS) Repeating Prime Minister Narendra Modi's clarion call to the people, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday urged the citizens to wear mask, sanitise their hands and maintain social distance to control Covid spread in the southern state.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Modi may have compulsions for not wishing Dalai Lama: Cong
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Congress, which has been consistently training it's guns at the Centre, took a sharp dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday for allegedly not wishing the Dalai Lama on his birthday. The Dalai Lama turned 85 on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NBCC's Q4 consolidated net profit falls 41% to Rs 84 cr
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) State-run construction major NBCC (India) Ltd on Monday reported a 41 per cent fall in its consolidated net profit for the January-March quarter at Rs 83.77 crore.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
J&K's Covid-19 tally rises to 8,675, toll to 138
Jammu, July 6 (IANS) A total of 246 more people tested positive for coronavirus in J&K on Monday, taking the Union Territory's total number of Covid-19 patients to 8,675.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala CM feels opposition's heat in gold smuggling case
Thiruvananthapuram, July 6 (IANS) With the customs department tightening the noose on the 30 kg gold smuggling case and the former PRO of the UAE consulate at Thiruvananthapuram, Sarith, under its custody, the issue is taking a new turn with the Opposition coming out against the role played by M Sivasankaran, the private secretary to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Shankersinh Vaghela discharged after Covid treatment
Gandhinagar, July 6 (IANS) Former Nationalist Congress Party leader and Gujarat Chief Minister Shankersinh Vaghela, who had tested positive for coronavirus last month, was discharged from hospital on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Gujarat sees new high of Covid cases, Surat becomes new leader
Gandhinagar, July 6 (IANS) Gujarat saw yet another highest spike of Covid-19 cases as 735 were detected on Monday, taking its tally to 36,858, while the death toll has reached 1,962.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Former Odisha Minister Bishnu Das passes away
Bhubaneswar, July 6 (IANS) Former Odisha Minister and senior Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Bishnu Das passed away at a private hospital here on Monday. He was 66. He was undergoing treatment at the hospital.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Andhra Covid victim's body dumped into pit by earthmover
Amaravati, July 6 (IANS) Another video has emerged from Andhra Pradesh on Monday highlighting utter disrespect being shown while disposing of dead bodies of Covid-19 victims in the state.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka MP and actress Sumalatha tests Covid positive
Bengaluru, July 6 (IANS) Karnataka's Independent Lok Sabha member and multi-lingual South Indian actress Sumalatha Ambareesh said on Monday that she has tested positive for Covid-19 and is under home quarantine.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
AI should begin 'leave without pay' to tide over pandemic pains, say pilot unions
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) To secure the financial health and survival of Air India, the national carrier's pilot unions have called for instituting measures like compulsory leave without pay.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Export-import through Benapole resumes after 3 days
Dhaka, July 6 (IANS) The state government of West Bengal has finally allowed goods from Bangladesh through the Benapole Land Port in Jashore in Bangladesh, days after Bangladeshi exporters blocked imports from across the border.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
DGTR begins hearing on safeguard duty on solar equipment imports
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) In what may substantially increase duty on solar equipment imports, largely from countries such as China, the domestic industry has recommended continuation of 15 per cent safeguard duty (SGD) for another four years with marginal reduction of 0.05 per cent annually.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mumbai BJP MP says it with 'gold' to Covid warriors
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's Mumbai North MP Gopal Shetty on Monday felicitated 30 Covid warriors, each with a 1 gram gold coin and Rs 5,000 cash for their services to the people during the ongoing pandemic.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
'Covid caused students mental distress': HC on plea for exam scrapping
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday, while seeking the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Ministry of Human Resource Development's stand on whether to cancel the final year examination of degree courses, said that holding exams is not just a technological issue but also needs to take in account the mental preparedness of students.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Maha Covid fatalities cross 9K, new cases drop but outstrip Turkey (Roundup)
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) For the second consecutive day, the Covid-19 cases in the state dropped to below 5K figures, but outstripped Turkey, even as the state toll crossed the 9K mark, while Thane fatalities overtook Mumbai for the second time this month, health officials said here on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Chinese troop withdrawal 'positive' but need 'eternal vigil': Cong
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Amid reports of Chinese troops' withdrawal from the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh, former Union minister and Congress leader Anand Sharma termed it as a "positive" development and insisted that there is a need for "eternal vigil".
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC declines to interfere with U'khand HC order on school fees
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday declined to interfere with an order of Uttarakhand High Court, which noted students of unaided private schools cannot be compelled to pay fees during the period of nationwide lockdown to contain the outbreak of Covid-19.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Covid scare: Special remand court for accused in B'luru
Bengaluru, July 6 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court has set up a special remand court in Bengaluru to produce the accused for hearing as per the standard operating procedure to prevent the coronavirus spread, an official said on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Pan-India hotel occupancy rate may hit multi-year low: ICRA
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Ratings agency ICRA expects pan-India hotel occupancy rate to hit a multi-year low in FY2021.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Covid-19: Ex-state BJP Prez dies; 8th death in Goa
Panaji, July 6 (IANS) Former BJP state President and ex-Goa Health Minister Suresh Amonkar, who had tested positive for Covid-19 last week, died on Monday, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Indonesia downgrades expectations for 2021 FIFA U20 World Cup
Jakarta, July 6 (IANS) Indonesia has downgraded its expectations for the forthcoming 2021 FIFA U-20 World Cup to be played in the country, the country's football association said here on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Football
Charminar, Golconda Fort shut after brief re-opening
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) The Charminar and the Golconda Fort, two of Hyderabad's most famous monuments, were re-opened for visitors on Monday, only to be shut again as authorities took a U-turn.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Art/Culture/Books
Shantanu Maheshwari's love advice for girls
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Dancer-actor Shantanu Maheshwari feels girls should stop treating boyfriends as personal photographers.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Kumkum Bhagya': Manish Khanna joins show as villain
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actor Manish Khanna will be joining the team of TV show "Kumkum Bhagya". He will enter the story as a villain.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Vivek Dahiya bonds with his dog over video call
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actor Vivek Dahiya had a virtual interactive session with his puppy recently.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kerala reports 2 deaths, 193 new Covid-19 cases
Thiruvananthapuram, July 6 (IANS) Kerala reported two deaths and 193 new cases, raising the overnight Covid-19 tally to 5,522, here on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi's remote teaching-learning initiative receives overwhelming response
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Delhis Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday congratulated the teachers and parents on the successful launch of Delhi governments remote teaching-learning initiative.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Kaushik Sen: My son Riddhi is a better actor than me
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actor Kaushik Sen is a familiar name for Bangla cinema and theatre buffs, but he also proudly identifies as father of Riddhi Sen. Riddhi, best known to Bollywood watchers as the actor who played Kajols son in "Helicopter Eela", is actually a National Award winner at a young age, having won the honour when he was barely 21.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
MHA okays exams in universities, institutions
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday permitted conduct of examinations by universities and institutions. The MHA wrote a letter in this regard to the Union Higher Education Secretary.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pakistan to kickstart Test series against England at Old Trafford
Lahore, July 6 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board on Monday confirmed an updated schedule of its mens national cricket teams tour of England, which will comprise three Tests and as many T20Is.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Odisha aims to produce 1,500 MW solar power by 2022
Bhubaneswar, July 6 (IANS) The Odisha government has set a target to enhance solar power production capacity to 1,500 MW by 2022, said an official on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Harmful microbes found on sewer pipe walls: Study
New York, July 6 (IANS) Researchers have found that the microbe-laden "biofilms" that cling to sewer walls often contain harmful, antibiotic-resistant bacteria and can withstand standard treatment to disinfect sewers.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Gurugram police asked to file FIR against 14 departments
Gurugram, July 6 (IANS) The Gurugram district court has asked the police to register an FIR against 14 departments for allowing construction in an open area in sector 94. The court passed the order while hearing a public interest litigation, filed by RTI activist Raman Sharma.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Esha Deol not making TV debut with mythologocal soap
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Bollywood actress Esha Deol Takhtani has refuted reports that she is making her television debut with the mythological soap "Jag Janani Maa Vaishno Devi: Kahani Mata Rani Ki".
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
RedmiBook 16 with 10th Gen Intel Core chips to launch on July 8
Beijing, July 6 (IANS) Xiaomi-backed Redmi is set to launch an updated RedmiBook 16 with the newest 10th-Gen Intel Core processors on July 8 in China.
2020-07-06
Category: International, China,Technology
IL&FS: SAT says SEBI can enhance penalty on India Ratings
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has ruled that the SEBI has the power to initiate proceedings under Section 15-I(3) of the SEBI Act against India Ratings and Research Pvt Ltd and enhance the penalty on the rating agency for violating norms in granting credit rating to the crisis-ridden IL&FS.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Deportivo Alaves name Juan Muniz as new coach
Madrid, July 6 (IANS) Spanish LaLiga strugglers Deportivo Alaves have named former Malaga and Levante coach Juan Muniz as the replacement for Asier Garitano.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
TV actor Rahul Dev Bose talks about issue with improvisation
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) TV actor Rahul Dev Bose has opened up about his experimental Bangla web series "It's Complicated", which was shot without a script.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Covid positive scribe jumps from 4th floor of AIIMS, dies (Ld)
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) A 37-year-old journalist, who jumped from the fourth floor of AIIMS' trauma centre on Monday, has been declared dead by the hospital administration. He passed away at 3.35 p.m., nearly one-and-a-half hour after the incident.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
'Tinker man' Kohli changes the field a little bit too much, feels Hussain
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) 'Tinker man' Virat Kohli is sometimes changing fields way too often but at the end of the day he is his own man, feels former England skipper Nasser Hussain.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Namrata Shirodkar shares 'rare capture' of 'elusive son'
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) Mahesh Babus wife, actress Namrata Shirodkar, has shared a "rare capture" of her "elusive son" Gautam on social media.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ampere Vehicles acquires E-3Wheeler major Bestway
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Greaves Cotton's electric mobility subsidiary Ampere Vehicles has acquired Noida based E-3Wheeler company Bestway Agencies, subject to customary closing conditions.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sudhanshu Pandey goes for a hair trim
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) With the lockdown is easing, actor-singer Sudhanshu Pandey paid a visit to his hairdresser for a trim.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Goa cop recovers from Covid-19, feted on return to duty
Panaji, July 6 (IANS) A Goa Police Constable who recovered from Covid-19 and rejoined duty at South Goa's Mormugao police station was given a hero's welcome on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Sidharth Malhotra shares his #QuarantineDiaries
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actor Sidharth Malhotra is dreaming about skydiving even as he spends his lockdown hours on the couch.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
MP Police to help UP counterpart in hunt for gangster Dubey
Gwalior, July 6 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Police will help its Uttar Pradesh counterpart in the hunt for absconding gangster Vikas Dubey, who along with his gang had gunned down eight police officials in Bikru village in Kanpur district on June 3.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nakuul Mehta loves Harleen Sethi's 'edutainment' post
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actress Harleen Sethi was in the mood for banter with actor Nakuul Mehta on social media.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Vizag gas leak probe report finds LG Polymers at fault
Amaravati, July 6 (IANS) The High Power Committee (HPC) that was set up to probe into the Vizag gas leak mishap has submitted its report to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Boy suffers jaw injury after biting into countrymade bomb in TN
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) An eight-year-old boy K. Deepak suffered serious injury to his jaws after he bit on a countrymade bomb in Tiruvannamalai district of Tamil Nadu, police said on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Raveena relives 'bachpan ki yaadien'
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actress Raveena Tandon has been reliving her childhood moments during the lockdown.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Tillotama Shome gets a strange marriage proposal
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actress Tillotama Shome has received a strange marriage proposal on social media.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Manoj Bajpayee gives voice to 'Covid-19: India's War Against The Virus'
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actor Manoj Bajpayee will be narrating the documentary "Covid-19: Indias War Against The Virus" in Hindi.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
With record 1,322 new cases in 24 hrs, Andhra tally crosses 20k
Amaravati, July 6 (IANS) With a record 1322 positive cases detected over the past 24 hours, Andhra Pradesh's Covid-19 tally shot past the 20,000 mark on Monday. The latest update takes the cumulative tally of Covid-19 cases to 20,019, which includes cases detected among returnees from other states and foreign countries.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
High BP pills can also reduce colorectal cancer risk
Hong Kong, July 6 (IANS) Researchers have now claimed that medications commonly prescribed to treat high blood pressure may also reduce patients' colorectal cancer risk.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Hong Kong,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Vijay Deverakonda introduces fans to Storm Deverakonda
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Telugu superstar Vijay Deverakonda on Monday shared snapshots of his dog Storm with fans.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bengal CM launches indigenous 'Self-Scan' app
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday launched an indigenously developed mobile application 'Self-Scan' to help people scan important documents and keep them stored on their mobile phones.
2020-07-06
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Technology
Delhi's coronavirus cases cross one lakh mark
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) With 1,379 fresh coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, the national capital on Monday surpassed the one lakh mark of patients to reach 1,00,823. There were 48 more deaths in this period.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Only 1 in 40 disagree that development of country increases their individual wellbeing
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Indians believe that a rising tide lifts all boats. In a survey conducted recently as part of an effort to create a Happiness Index for India, almost everyone agreed that development of the country would have them individually better off.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
Cyber fraud dupes man posing as his boss on Facebook
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) What if your boss or senior messages you on Facebook and asks for money telling you that his wife is in hospital and seriously ill? Chances are that you might transfer the said amount as early as possible considering the seriousness of the situation.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Technology
Shilpa Shetty: Have accepted vegetarianism completely
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actress and a fitness enthusiast Shilpa Shetty Kundra has revealed that she has accepted vegetarianism completely, saying the switch seemed impossible to her initially.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Shoojit Sircar goes off social media to finish work on 'Sardar Udham'
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar has taken a break from social media to finish work on his period film "Sardar Udham", starring Vicky Kaushal in the title role. Sircar is working on post-production of the period drama.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Haryana grants incentives to realtors
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) To revive the real estate industry in Haryana, the Cabinet on Monday granted a moratorium on compliances and interest payments for seven months from March 1 for all existing projects of change of land use (CLU) as per permissions and licenses.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre now treating 60 patients
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) With the admission of 39 more patients on Monday, the number of persons undergoing treatment at the newly set up Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre and Hospital in south Delhi's Chhattarpur area has gone up to 60.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Kriti Sanon on 'Dil Bechara': Its gonna be really hard to watch this one
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Kriti Sanon feels it is going to be "really hard" for her to watch the late Sushant Singh Rajput's last film "Dil Bechara", which releases on a digital platform on July 24.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Spanish Chanos edge past Israel Maabarot in online shooting league
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) Spanish Chanos beat Israel Maabarot 10-6 in the first match of Group B at the Online Shooting League on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
IOA unveils new logo celebrating 100-year milestone at Olympic Games
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Monday adopted a new branding and visual identity, including an institutional logo and a commercial logo, on the occasion marking 100 years of participation of the athletes at the Olympic Games.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Tourism ex-Secy Bezbaruah appointed HAI Secretary General
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Hotel Association of India (HAI) on Monday announced the appointment of former Tourism Secretary Madan Prasad Bezbaruah as the Secretary General of the industry body.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
If sacrifice not possible, Muslims can donate money: Hyd seminary
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) Muslims, who can't sacrifice sheep or cattle on Eid-ul-Azha this time due to the Covid-19 situation, can donate the equivalent amount to the poor, according to a decree issued by a leading Islamic seminary in Hyderabad.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Religion
Life will be normal once the COVID-19 vaccine is out: Ganguly
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) While admitting that saliva is an issue when it comes to the spread of COVID-19, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly on Monday said he is hopeful once the vaccine is out everything will be fine by the end of the year.
2020-07-06
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Nitish's late b'day wish, LJP's 'action': Bihar NDA rift widens?
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) When the Chief Minister and key ally in a forthcoming election wishes the leader of an allied party on his birthday through a tweet, way after his political opponents have extended their greetings by calling up and having a conversation, it seems that all is not well in the alliance.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rashami Desai, Adhvik Mahajan on their short film shot during lockdown
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Telly stars Rashami Desai and Adhvik Mahajan will be seen together for the first time in the short film "Tamas".
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Given a chance, only 6% Indians would want to leave India
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Indians carry their Blue Passport with pride. In a survey conducted across India, as part of developing a Happiness Index for Indians, the pride of Indian passport has reflected vividly with almost 94 per cent of Indians not wishing to move out even if given an opportunity to do so.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
Instagram looks set to expand TikTok rival 'Reels' to India
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Facebook-owned Instagram is planning to expand its new video-music remix feature Reels which offer TikTok-like functionalities to more countries and India is expected to be one of them.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Gold may cross Rs 52,000 per 10 grams by Diwali
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The price of gold in the spot and futures markets remained soft for the fourth consecutive day on Monday, but during the corona period the fundamentals of the precious metal are strong due to which it may touch a new high later this year.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Deepika Padukone to participate in session on mental wellness in Covid era
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone will soon be opening up about the importance of mental health, and dealing with the stress, anxiety and depression during the pandemic, through a virtual session.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Delhi govt ramps up installation of ICU beds in hospitals
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, here on Monday, visited the Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital to review its preparedness to treat coronavirus patients.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Confident about being at 100 per cent ahead of next season: Federer
Zurich, July 6 (IANS) Swiss tennis great Roger Federer expects to be at 100 per cent ahead of next season considering he was able to get a long break from the game due to coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Tennis
Quality time with a few good men: Smith posts picture with friends
Sydney, July 6 (IANS) Australia's premier batsman Steve Smith is making the most of this period of lull due to the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Sensex gains 465 points, RIL touches new high (Ld)
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Indian stock market surged on Monday, with the BSE sensex gaining 465 points, tracking a positive trend in the Asian markets.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rahman on Ennio Morricone's demise: Celebrate the master's work and learn
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) Music maestro AR Rahman has paid a tribute to the late Oscar-winning Italian composer Ennio Morricone.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Odisha MLA tests corona positive
Bhubaneswar, July 6 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Sukanta Kumar Nayak in Odisha has tested coronavirus positive, said an official on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Milind Soman's mom pulls off 15 push-ups in saree at the age of 81
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Milind Somans mother is 81, but you would do a double take on that fact seeing her fitness level and stamina.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
From June 8, M'rashtra hotels, lodges can welcome limited guests
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Nearly four months after the lockdown, the Maharashtra government on Monday permitted all hotels, lodges, guest-houses, resorts, and others providing accommodation services to welcome guests again from Wednesday, but operating at only 33 per cent capacity.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
8 in 10 Indians think satisfaction of life would make them live longer
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) How happy are Indians? What makes people happy? How do they define happiness? At a time when the world is suffering from the Covid-19 pandemic and India is turning into one of the worst-hit countries, everyone is looking for reasons to be happy, a reason to smile.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
9 in 10 Indians think more money will make them happier
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) As the Covid-19 pandemic spreads across the world infecting millions, forcing people to maintain social distancing, interrupting normal life, forcing businesses to shut shops and leading to job losses, most Indians feel that more money would make them happier.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
63.8% Indians agree that social, gender inequality makes society dissatisfied
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) As per the IANS CVoter GMRA Happiness Index tracker, it is evident that most Indians wish to live in a more equitable society where people are treated equally irrespective of their social standing or gender.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
7 in 10 Indians worried about impact of climate change on their future
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The IANS CVoter GMRA Happiness Index tracker is being developed to find out the happiness quotient of Indians. In the survey conducted, some interesting findings have come out. On the topic of climate and environmental related issues, over half the people strongly agreed with the question "Does climate and environmental issues make you fearful of your future?"
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
3,827 new corona cases reported in TN
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) As many as 3,827 more persons tested positive for coronavirus in Tamil Nadu over the past 24 hours, taking the state's total tally to 114,978, the Health Department said on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
'China caused great damage to US': Trump sharpens attack over Covid-19
Washington, July 6 (IANS) Launching another scathing attack on China, US President Donald Trump on Monday blamed China for causing "great damage" to the United States and across the globe due to the coronavirus crisis.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Rs 20 lakh looted from petrol pump staff in Jharkhand
Ranchi, July 6 (IANS) Unidentified criminals looted Rs 20 lakh from a petrol pump employee in the Dhanbad district of Jharkhand on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nadda a poorer version of malicious BJP spokespersons: Cong
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) After Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief J.P. Nadda attacked former Congress president Rahul Gandhi for not attending the parliamentary committee on defence's meeting, the Congress, here on Monday, launched a counter-attack and said the BJP chief had become a "poorer version" of malicious BJP spokespersons.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
WhatsApp, Telegram not to give users' data to Hong Kong govt: Report
San Francisco, July 6 (IANS) Facebook subsidiary WhatsApp and its closest rival Telegram on Monday said they will not process official requests from the Hong Kong authorities to hand over user data for the time being, in the wake of China imposing a controversial new National Security Law in Hong Kong.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Katappa no less than a lead in 'Baahubali': voiceover artiste Samay Thakkar
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Samay Thakkar, the voiceover artiste who brought alive Katappa in the Hindi version of the "Baahubali" films, says the character is no less than a lead in the franchise.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Country needs another green revolution: Tomar
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Monday said the country needs another green revolution to increase the production of foodgrains.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Sharad Malhotra: 'Social distancing' the new sad word of 2020
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actor Sharad Malhotra feels that the Covid outbreak has a silver lining.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
North Korean hackers stealing online shoppers' data in US, Europe
San Francisco, July 6 (IANS) North Korea-based hackers have engaged in a large scale digital skimming activity since May 19, breaking into online stores like international fashion chain Claires to insert malicious code that steal payment card details of the users in the US and Europe, a new report revealed on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security
Vidyut Jammwal wants Sushant's 'Dil Bechara' to be highest-watched film
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Vidyut Jammwal is among several industry colleagues who are promoting late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's last film, "Dil Bechara" on his behalf.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
ISL approves four foreign players regulation from 2021-22 season
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) The Indian Super League (ISL) will have 3+1 foreign player regulation for their matches from the eighth season in 2021-22, it was approved on Monday. The decision was taken during a Football Sports Development Ltd. (FSDL) meeting attended by its chairperson Nita Ambani.
2020-07-06
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Tablighi Jamaat: HC gives various suggestions to expedite trial
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has made various suggestions, for ensuring speedy proceedings, to the trial court dealing with the cases involving foreign nationals who attended the religious congregation at the Nizamuddin Markaz earlier this year, including holding a case management hearing and firstly disposing of cases where the accused is ready to plead guilty or enter a plea bargain.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
French Open director feels overconfidence led to Adria Open fiasco
Paris, July 6 (IANS) French Open tournament director Guy Forget trained his guns towards World No.1 Novak Djokovic and other tennis stars who took part in the Adria Open last month.
2020-07-06
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Covid-19 fails to affect kharif sowing in Karnataka
Bengaluru, July 6 (IANS) There seems no impact of Covid-19 on kharif crop sowing in Karnataka with the current year actually being ahead of previous years, according to an official here on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
Google rolls out free digital training for small news publishers
San Francisco, July 6 (IANS) Google on Monday launched a free training programme for small-to-medium sized news publishers that would be available first in Europe and will roll out to more regions in the coming months.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Oil market downturn turns heat on US shale producers
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The downturn in the oil market is beginning to impact those who had a fair share in keeping it oversupplied and prices suppressed. The US shale oil producers are beginning to feel the pain of lower oil prices with large-scale increase in bankruptcies.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Vijay Varma gets 'pro mode massage' from nephew
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actor Vijay Varma has been getting "pro mode massage" from his nephew. The actor shared a video on Instagram Stories, where his nephew is seen giving him a massage.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Maharashtra hotels to reopen, 50% may shut for good
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) With hotels and restaurants preparing to reopen after nearly four months, the prospects of around 50 per cent of them shutting permanently also loom large, top players warn.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Ram Rahim now made accused in theft of Sikh holy scriptures in Punjab
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) In a major development in a five-year-old theft of the Sikh holy scriptures in Punjab, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Monday made controversial Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who is serving a 20-year jail sentence for raping two of his disciples, an accused in the case.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Aakash Chopra surprised by Afridi's jibe at Indian players
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Former India opener Aakash Chopra responded to former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi's comments that they defeated their arch-rivals so many times that the Indian players asked for forgiveness at the end of matches.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Mizoram's Covid hero offers free rides
Aizawl, July 6 (IANS) Braving life risk and social stigma, this 46-year-old man in Mizoram has won love and respects of numerous Covid suspect patients as he ferried them home for free after completion of their institutional quarantine period.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Human Interest/Society
Digital payments in India saw 23% jump in last 30 days: Report
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Digital payment transactions in India have rebounded by 23 per cent in the last 30 days, full-stack financial solutions company Razorpay said in a report on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 to have 25W fast-charging: Report
Seoul, July 6 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung is reportedly preparing to launch Galaxy Fold 2 on August 5 and according to a listing at the Chinese regulatory 3C, it will come with 25W fast charging.
2020-07-06
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
India's corona positivity rate at 6.73%, Punjab lowest
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) As India on Monday inches towards 7 lakh cases, the Centre on Monday said the national positivity rate of COVID-19 infected patients is 6.73 per cent, while Punjab with only 1.92 per cent positivity rate is lowest among eight states and Union Territories (UTs) showing improvement.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
NBFC body urges FM to include individuals under ECLGS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Finance Industry Development Council (FIDC), the industry body of NBFCs has written to the Finance Minister seeking inclusion of all loans given to individuals for purchase of commercial vehicles under the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) announced as the 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' economic package.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
ISL 7 likely to be held behind closed doors from November to March
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) The Indian Super League (ISL) is likely to be held behind closed doors with four neutral venues potentially hosting India's premier club competition slated to start from November.
2020-07-06
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Appoint officer to redress grievances of nurses, suggests HC
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday suggested to the authorities to appoint a Nodal Officer to redress grievances of healthcare workers and to act as a window system where nurses can raise their issues like non-availability of safety gear.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Scribe suffering from Covid jumps off 4th floor of AIIMS, condition critical
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) A 37-year-old journalist, who had tested positive for Covid-19 a few days ago, jumped from the fourth floor of the AIIMS trauma centre where he was receiving treatment, doctors said on Monday. His condition is stated to be critical.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
When 'man of masses' Prabhas was greeted by a huge crowd
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) Fans of Telugu superstar Prabhas were in a mood to celebrate all through Monday, because the actor had started shooting for the first part of "Baahubali" seven years ago on this day.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
DCP Eish Singhal resumes duty defeating Covid-19
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Eish Singhal, deputy commissioner of police, New Delhi district, resumed his duties after defeating the coronavirus and was given a warm welcome by the officers and staff on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
MahaJobs to play match-maker between Maha employers, jobless
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Amid spiralling unemployment in the Covid-19 pandemic, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday unveiled the 'MahaJobs' portal intended to connect employers and those looking for jobs.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Jitin Prasada to seek to connect with Brahmins in UP
Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Jitin Prasada will be connecting with the Brahmin community through the 'Brahmin Chetna Samvad', to be conducted on the social media in every district.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Credit to armed forces for Chinese army retreat: Congress
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) In wake of reports that Chinese Army has retreated two km behind the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the Congress, which has been questioning the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Chinese transgressions, on Monday credited the armed forces for the development.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Fixing kingpin Ravinder Dandiwal arrested, BCCI ACU to probe
Chandigarh/New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Punjab police on Monday arrested Ravinder Dandiwal, who is allegedly involved in the international tennis match-fixing scandal, alongwith two others from Mohali for recently hosting a fake Sri Lankan T20 league near Chandigarh.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
'Dil Bechara' sees Sushant Singh Rajput on a quest to find his fairytale ending
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) "I am a fighter". Thats how late actor Sushant Singh Rajput describes himself in the trailer of his final movie "Dil Bechara", striking an ironic note with reality.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
India, China agree that differences should not become disputes after key phone call
Beijing, July 6 (IANS) With Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting the forward areas in Ladakh over the weekend coupled with sustained diplomatic pressure, the India-China border face-off appears to have reached some sort of settlement. This disclosure comes day after a disengagement process began in three of the four friction points along the LAC in Ladakh.
2020-07-06
Category: International, China,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Ricciardo reveals why few racers didn't take a knee at Austrian GP
Spielberg, July 6 (IANS) Renault Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo lifted the lid as to why few racers opted against taking a knee in the first race of the revamped calendar at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Motorsports
Siliguri Mayor Bhattacharya cured, discharged
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) West Bengal's Siliguri Municipal Corporation Mayor and veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Ashok Bhattacharya, who had tested Covid-19 positive, was released from the hospital on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
No logo on Pak players' training kits due to lack of sponsor: Reports
Karachi, July 6 (IANS) The Pakistan cricket team, which is currently in England to play three Tests and as many T20Is in August and September, has no logo on its training kits.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
There were times where I felt we might not get any cricket this year: Pope
London, July 6 (IANS) England batsman Ollie Pope has admitted that there were times when he felt it would be a cricket less year in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
NIA files charge sheet against suspended DySP Davinder, 5 others
Srinagar, July 6 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday filed a charge sheet against six persons, including suspended Jammu and Kashmir Deputy SP Devinder Singh, in a special NIA court in Jammu.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Nepal's Chinese conundrum: The imbalance and debt trap
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) China's cheap loans to Nepal in the garb of infrastructure development to facilitate trade will lead to another debt trap, concerned Indian government sources have said.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
Randeep Hooda steps out to clean beach amid Covid-19 pandemic
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, actor Randeep Hooda has taken part in a clean-up drive at Versova Beach.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
DRDO to set up research cell at IIT Hyd for defence tech requirements
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) will establish a research cell at Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad to meet the future defence technological requirements of the country. This was announced here on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Samsung offers customer support through WhatsApp in India
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Samsung on Monday started offering customer support through WhatsApp to provide prompt resolution to queries of consumers from the comfort of their homes.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Rajkummar Rao salutes dreams, aspirations
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actor Rajkummar Rao says he has seen big dreams in life, and he salutes everyone elses aspirations.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Canara Bank lowers interest rates on loans by 10 bps
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Canara Bank has reduced marginal cost of funds-based lending rate (MCLR) on loans and advances across all tenors with effect from July 7. The interest rate has come down by 10 basis points (bps).
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Jamia case: SG Mehta turns 'shaayar', quotes Ghalib during HC hearing
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) A serious hearing before the Delhi High Court was punctuated by a rare instance of poetic brilliance when Solicitor General Tushar Mehta turned "shaayar" (poet) and took refuge in a couplet by famous Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
Cheap distraction, says Cong over Nadda's attack on Rahul
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) After BJP president J.P. Nadda attacked Rahul Gandhi for not attending parliamentary defence committee meetings, the Congress party hit back saying it is a "cheap distraction" and asked why the meetings of the defence committee did not take place in the last three-and-a-half months at a time when the country is passing through such a critical phase.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Family of Sushant Singh Rajput's manager Disha Salian requests to stop rumours
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) The family of late Disha Salian, the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's former manager, has issued a statement reacting to the rumours on social media surrounding her.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
8 years of 'Bol Bachchan': Ajay Devgn invokes Big B's voice power to celebrate
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Ajay Devgns "Bol Bachchan" turned eight on Monday, and the actor-producer invoked Amitabh Bachchans incredible voice power to do some promotion of the superhit comedy.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Goa CM orders probe into party organised by BJP MLA (Ld)
Panaji, July 6 (IANS) Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, here on Monday, said he would enquire into two parties, one of which was organised by a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Glenn Ticlo on Sunday amid the Covid-19 pandemic. "We will enquire into it," Sawant said.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Mamata meets artistes' forum, stresses on indoor shooting
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday held a high-level meeting with the representatives of Kolkatas film and television industry to resolve the crisis over the ongoing indoor and outdoor shootings schedules.
2020-07-06
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Politics
K'taka waives institutional quarantine for state returnees
Bengaluru, July 6 (IANS) The Karnataka government has waived the requirement of institutional quarantine for returnees from Maharashtra and other states amid further relaxations in Unlock 2.0, an official said on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Earth's magnetic field can change 10 times faster than thought
London, July 6 (IANS) Scientists using simulations in the lab have revealed that changes in the direction of the Earth's magnetic field may take place 10 times faster than previously thought.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech
Hotels prepare to re-open, 50% may shut permanently
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) With hotels and restaurants preparing to reopen for business after nearly four months, the prospects of around 50 per cent of them shutting permanently also loom large, top players warn.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Musk takes dig at Tesla short sellers, unveils real 'short shorts'
San Francisco, July 6 (IANS) In a dig at Tesla stock short sellers, its Founder and CEO Elon Musk has launched an exclusive line of 'short shorts on the automobile firm's website, three days after he joked that he would "make fabulous short shorts in radiant red satin with gold trim".
2020-07-06
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Rupali Ganguly's show 'Anupamaa' to premiere on July 13 (Ld)
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actress Rupali Ganguly's show "Anupamaa" is set to launch on July 13. She says that mothers are the most "taken for granted" people and maybe after watching this show, the audience will realise what struggles they go through.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
SC sets aside Delhi HC order for Navlakha transfer record
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court has set aside the Delhi High Court order, directing the NIA investigating officer to produce the entire set of records in connection with the production warrant and extension of social activist Gautam Navlakha's judicial remand in the Bhima Koregaon case.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Britain's Norris scripts F1 history with podium finish in Austria GP
Spielberg, July 6 (IANS) Young McLaren driver Lando Norris created history by finishing third in the first race of the revamped 2020 F1 calendar at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Motorsports
IT spending on Internet connectivity, security to rise in India: Report
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) While overall IT budget is likely to reduce by four per cent on average amid Covid-19 pandemic, Indian enterprises will increase spending on Internet connectivity, security solutions and networking products, a new report said on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Salman Khan-starrer 'Sultan' turns four
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Ali Abbas Zafar is super nostalgic as his film "Sultan" was released four ears ago on the same date.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Roopa Ganguly's show 'Anupamaa' to premiere on July 13
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actress Rupali Ganguly's show "Anupamaa" is set to launch on July 13. She says that mothers are the most "taken for granted" people and maybe after watching this show, the audience will realise what struggles they go through.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Airtel launches 'Priority 4G Network' for 'Platinum' customers
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Bharti Airtel on Monday announced the launch of 'Priority 4G Network' for its 'Platinum' mobile customers.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Cricket has really said nothing to racism, says Roland Butcher
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Former England batsman Roland Butcher, who was the first black cricketer to represent the English team, has said cricket has done very little to tackle racism while football has been proactive over the years.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Honda Siel Power Products now named Honda India Power Products
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Power products maker Honda Siel Power Products Ltd (HSPP) on Monday announced the change in its name to Honda India Power Products Limited (HIPP) with immediate effect.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Preliminary trial success, Covid vax could be out by Dec: Bangladeshi scientist (IANS Exclusive)
Dhaka, July 6 (IANS) Claiming success in preliminary animal modelling trial of Covid-19 vaccine, Globe Biotech Limited has claimed to be the first company from Bangladesh to have a Covid-19 vaccine under development. It says it is aiming for a December 2020 availability of the vaccine in the market.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
Ranveer Singh turns 35, Bollywood wishes pour in
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Bollywood actor Ranveer Singh turned 35 on Monday and celebrities including Ayushmann Khurrana, Katrina Kaif and Anil Kapoor took to social media to wish him on his special day.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Matic signs contract extension with Manchester United
Manchester, July 6 (IANS) Manchester United midfielder Nemanja Matic on Monday put pen to paper on a new contract that will see him stay at Old Trafford till 2023.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
B Praak collaborates with Payal Dev for a sad love ballad
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Punjabi sensation B Praak will collaborate for the first time with singer-composer Payal Dev for a new single titled "Kyon".
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Fixing kingpin Ravinder Dandiwal arrested, BCCI ACU team to probe him
Chandigarh/New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Punjab police on Monday arrested Ravinder Dandiwal, who is allegedly involved in the international tennis match-fixing scandal, from Mohali for recently hosting fake Sri Lankan T20 league games near Chandigarh.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Yellow alert in coastal K'taka with forecast of heavy rains
Bengaluru, July 6 (IANS) Coastal Karnataka will witness widespread rainfall with lesser intensity for the next two days after which intensity will pick up, an official said on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Covid' is 2020's top word
New Delhi, July 6 (IANSlife) The term 'Covid' - the commonly used shorthand for Covid-19 or Coronavirus disease caused by the SARS CoV-2 virus - is the top word of 2020, finds Global Language Monitor (GLM).
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Complete disengagement of troops along LAC necessary: India, China agree (Ld)
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) In what is being perceived to be a thaw in the India-China face off in Eastern Lasakhs Galwan Valley , the Special Representatives of India and China on the Boundary Question - Ajit Doval, National Security Advisor of India and Wang Yi, State Councillor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of China spoke on telephone.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy
For that picture perfect living room
New Delhi, July 6 (IANSlife) A cozy and comfortable sofa set, a coffee table for tete-a-tete and a perfect TV unit to keep the entertainment mode on, all these indeed make for a picture-perfect living room.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Broadway actor Nick Cordero dies after long battle with Covid
Los Angeles, July 6 (IANS) Broadway actor Nick Cordero, known for his roles in "Rock Of Ages", "Waitress", "Bullets Over Broadway" and "A Bronx Tale The Musical", died after battling Covid complications over several months. He was 41.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mulayam's wife admitted to Lucknow hospital
Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav's wife Sadhana Gupta Yadav was admitted to Medanta Medicity hospital on Sunday after she complained of difficulty in breathing.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka Cong leader Poojary tests corona positive
Mangaluru (Karnataka), July 6 (IANS) Veteran Karnataka Congressman B. Janardhana Poojary tested positive for coronavirus and is under treatment at a private hospital in Karnataka's port city, an official said on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
On-view lockdown art an ode to artists' resilient spirits
New Delhi, July 6 (IANSlife) A remote arts residency that began on the first day of the nationwide lockdown, featuring 30 artists confined in homes and studios in a multitude of locations, has culminated in an extensive online exhibition 'The Spirit Remains Unlocked.'
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Art/Culture/Books
Complete disengagement of troops along LAC necessary: India, China agree
New De, July 6 (IANS) In what is being perceived to be a thaw in the India-China face off in Eastern Lasakhs Galwan Valley , the Special Representatives of India and China on the Boundary Question - Ajit Doval, National Security Advisor of India and Wang Yi, State Councillor and Minister of Foreign Affairs of China spoke on telephone.
2020-07-06
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Diplomacy
13 UK universities face insolvency without bailout
London, July 6 (IANS) Thirteen UK universities face "a very real prospect" of insolvency following the coronavirus crisis unless they receive a government bailout, a study has suggestsed.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Education
Congress to divide UP into 6 zones for Panchayat polls
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Congress in Uttar Pradesh is gearing up for the Panchayat polls in the state with senior party leaders being assigned zones and districts to look after. The state is being divided into six zones for proper handling of the polls.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
The bucket list of an Adventure junkie
New Delhi, July 6 (IANSlife) The worldwide lockdown due to coronavirus has brought a screeching halt to every industry, including the travel and hospitality. With restrictions on international travel and practice of social distancing, the travel bunnies across the world are less than excited as most their are restricted. But with easing lockdown rules, the adventure junkies can again look forward to adrenaline-pumped activities in the coming days.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
What to expect when you catch that flight during Covid-19
New Delhi, July 6 (IANSlife) Hustling sounds, frequent announcements, savvy travelers glued to their gadgets, emotional families waiting to receive or see-off their loved ones-- it's perhaps the opening scene of a romantic comedy. A typical bustling international airport is a melting point of several lively emotions.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Oscar-winning Italian composer Ennio Morricone no more
Los Angeles, July 6 (IANS) Oscar-winning Italian composer Ennio Morricone, known for his work in "The Good, The Bad And The Ugly", "The Untouchables" and "The Mission", has died. He was 91.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Built of face mask is key in stopping droplet spread
New Delhi, July 6 (IANSlife) While analyzing the effectiveness of non-medical face masks in curbing spread of respiratory droplets that could contain viruses, researchers have found that well-fitted homemade masks with multiple layers of quilting fabric and off-the-shelf cone style masks were the most useful, as compared to a loose handkerchief covering or no mask at all.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Crack down on people flouting social distancing norms: Goa CM
Panaji, July 6 (IANS) People breaking social distancing norms are not fearful of the police anymore, said Goa chief minister Pramod Sawant on Monday, directing police officials to crack down on those moving around in groups in public.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
A bid to curb fake news
New Delhi, July 6 (IANSlife) With people increasingly consuming information through multiple media channels, the rise of fake news in the past three months of lockdown has been unprecedented; it can lead to dire consequences.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Saudi Arabia announces Haj restrictions
Riyadh, July 6 (IANS) Saudi Arabia on Monday announced a series of measures to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus during the annual Haj pilgtimage scheduled to take place later this month.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Politics,Religion
Celtic to begin defence of trophy with home game against Hamilton Accies
Edinburgh, July 6 (IANS) Reigning champions Celtic will kickstart the defence of their trophy with a home game against Hamilton Accies on Sunday as the Scottish Premiership released the fixture list for 2020/21, which is due to start on August 1 subject to approval from the Scottish Government.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Pooja Bhatt trolled on announcing 'Sadak 2' final edit
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actress Pooja Bhatt on Monday announced that the final edit of her comeback film "Sadak 2" has been locked, only to face severe trolling as reaction on social media.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Kerala capital gets into lockdown mode
Thiruvananthapuram, July 6 (IANS) With the state government implementing a lockdown in the capital city, covering all 100 wards of the city corporation and three wards outside the capital under it, the roads wore a deserted look with very few vehicles plying.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
My competition is just me: Rysa Saujani
New Delhi, July 6 (IANSlife) Rysa Saujani, who gained recognition with her role of younger Sunny Leone in in ZEE5's show "Karenjit Kaur - The Untold Story of Sunny Leone", has been selected as a wild card entry to the Miss England beauty pageant.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
IIT Alumni Council announces MegaTx biotherapeutics for Covid 19
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) After the announcement of MegaLab, IIT Alumni Council on Monday announced MegaTx - an initiative to create an end-to-end indigenous biotherapeutics ecosystem targeting safe and effective treatments for Covid 19.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
Bali to welcome foreign tourists from September
Bali, July 6 (IANS) Indonesia's resort island of Bali will allow international tourists to visit from September 11 after being closed to visitors due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was reported on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: International, India,Politics
Requirements to allay rural distress and human trafficking
New Delhi, July 6 (IANSlife) Human Liberty Network (HLN), a network of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) with a vision for a human trafficking free society, released the findings of a survey it conducted in 15 districts of Bihar and 6 districts of Uttar Pradesh, and the revelations will have you squirming.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life
Health, education, jobs to replace 'bijli, sadak, paani' as poll issues
Jaipur, July 6 (IANS) Will COVID-19 divert the attention of politicians towards crumbling sectors of health, education and jobs from their once favourite issues of 'bijli, paani, sadak' which have been raised by them during elections held in India since years?
2020-07-06
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Louvre reopens in Paris for 1st time since March
Paris, July 6 (IANS) The iconic Louvre museum in Paris reopened on Monday after its closure nearly four months ago due to the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-06
Category: International, France,Politics
Pet dogs may improve social-emotional skills in young kids
Sydney, July 6 (IANS) Young children from dog-owning households have better social and emotional wellbeing compared to those who do not own a dog, say researchers.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Australia,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech
Rs 90k cr package for discoms not enough, dues cross Rs 1 lakh cr
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Centre's Rs 90,000 crore liquidity window to financially stressed state discoms for clearing their mounting dues to power genreration companies may not be sufficient to clean up their books and clear all outstanding.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
IAMAI virtual incubator to help tech startups from small-town India
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) on Monday launched a virtual incubator to empower tech startups from smaller towns and cities that have been hit by the pandemic.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Eng vs WI: Anderson & Broad deserve to play 1st Test, says Hussain
London, July 6 (IANS) Former England captain Nasser Hussain feels veteran pacers James Anderson and Stuart Broad deserve to be in the playing XI for the team's first Test against West Indies starting Wednesday.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Bring down VAT on petroleum products to augment revenue: DPDA
New Delhi July 6 (IANS) To augment revenue and bring down inflation, the Delhi Petrol Dealers Association (DPDA) has urged the Delhi state government to reduce VAT (value added tax) on petroleum products in the national capital.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mani faction decides to keep options open in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, July 6 (IANS) The Jose K. Mani faction of the Kerala Congress has decided against aligning with any political front in the state for the time being.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Delhi constable braves bullets chasing criminal, applauded by top cop
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Delhi Police Commissioner S.N. Shrivastava took to Twitter to applaud the brave act of a constable after he braved bullets fired by a criminal while giving him chase in north Delhi's Bawana area.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rihanna puts music on backburner for beauty line
Los Angeles, July 6 (IANS) Pop star Rihanna has pushed plans to release new music to concentrate on her skincare range.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Listen to free stories from Audible Suno on Amazon Alexa
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Audible, an Amazon.com subsidiary and a provider of premium digital spoken audio content on Monday announced that many of the titles from Audible Suno as well as Audible.in will now be available on Amazon Echo and other Alexa built-in devices with simple voice commands.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
UK to impose sanctions independently for first time
London, July 6 (IANS) The UK on Monday is set to impose sanctions independently for the first time on dozens of individuals accused of human rights abuses around the world.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
BJP MLA attends party; Goa CM orders probe
Panaji, July 6 (IANS) Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Monday said that he would enquire into two 'parties', one organised by a BJP MLA on Sunday (July 5), amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic during which Goa has witnessed a spike in cases. Sawant's assurance of an enquiry, came a day after a video of a North Goa BJP MLA attending a party with 20-odd workers, in a sea-fronted house at the beach village of Calangute went viral.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
PETA seeks closure of illegal wet-markets to prevent another pandemic
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India on Monday released a video footage recorded at wet markets across the country revealing dog slaughter, wildlife-meat trade, and shockingly filthy conditions.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Environment/Wildlife
Mahesh Babu shares '3 worlds' in one picture
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) Telugu star Mahesh Babu's new post sums up the "three worlds" of nerdy, goofy and sane.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
NCLT admits insolvency plea against V2 Retail
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Delhi bench of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has admitted an insolvency plea against retail chain V2 Retail.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Man dies in freak accident in UP factory
Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) A 45-year-old man died after he fell from the second floor while coming out of a lift in Sarojini Nagar locality here on Sunday night.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Allegations against Shah in Jamia case political in nature: SG to SC
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Solicitor General Tushar Mehta while raising objections over some statements made in the petitions relating to Jamia violence, told the Delhi High Court that such statements are "more of a political nature which are being made at a protest site" and "not a pleading before a court".
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
Japan braces for more rain as death toll reaches 37 (Ld)
Tokyo, July 6 (IANS) Japan is bracing for more heavy rain after a weekend of flooding left at least 37 people dead, with 13 others reported missing in the island of Kyushu, officials said on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Japan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Orlando Bloom-starrer 'Retaliation' likely for theatrical release in India
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) The Orlando Bloom-starrer "Retaliation" is likely to have a theatrical release in India rather than go for a direct-to-OTT launch, the makers have confirmed. The film is set to open in United States on July 24.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Travellers to Punjab asked to e-register from Monday midnight
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) After Chief Minister Amarinder Singh ruled out relaxation in the 14-day home quarantine for domestic travellers, the process of e-registration for all those wishing to travel to the state has been made mandatory from Monday midnight, officials said.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Congress in Telangana demands waiver of electricity bills
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) The main opposition Congress party in Telangana on Monday staged protests across the state, demanding the state government waive electricity bills for the entire lockdown period for Below Poverty Line (BPL) families and small businesses.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
No China origin, will invest and hire more in India: Zoom
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Facing social media onslaught over it being a Chinese company, US-based video meet platform Zoom on Monday that they are clear about its identity and plan to significantly invest and hire local talent in the country over the next five years.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security
IPL shouldn't be played during T20 WC window, feels Inzamam
Lahore, July 6 (IANS) Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq believes questions will be asked if the Indian Premier League (IPL) is played during the window currently set for T20 World Cup later this year.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Amid tension along LAC, Rijiju, world leaders greet Dalai Lama
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) Amid the heightened tension in India and China's relations due to the border buildup along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju was the first member of the Modi government to greet the Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama on his 85th birthday on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Australia to close Victoria-New South Wales border
Melbourne, July 6 (IANS) The border between Australia's two most populous states, Victoria and New South Wales (NSW), will close from Wednesday onwards after a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in Melbourne, it was announced on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
SEBI norms tweak boost chances of CG Power resolution
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The relaxation by SEBI in pricing methodology for listed companies having stressed assets has brightened the prospects of early resolution of CG Power.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Don't need Test captaincy pressure at the moment, says de Kock
Johannesburg, July 6 (IANS) South Africa's limited-overs skipper Quinton de Kock does not want to be over burdened with Test captaincy and that is why he refused to take up that role.
2020-07-06
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Swiggy integrates 'premium' home delivery service Scootsy
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Foodtech unicorn Swiggy on Monday said it has integrated its premium on-demand delivery platform Scootsy as well as its restaurant partners within the Swiggy platform.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Nitish to address his first virtual rally on August 7
Patna, July 6 (IANS) Amid the coronavirus pandemic, all political parties are now holding virtual rallies and meetings ahead of the upcoming Bihar assembly polls this year.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Khalil Al-Mohannadi appointed to World Table Tennis Board
Singapore, July 6 (IANS) World Table Tennis (WTT) on Monday announced that Khalil Al-Mohannadi, Deputy President of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) and the Qatar Table Tennis Association (QTTA) President, will join the newly formed WTT board.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Singapore,Sports,Other Sports
Sushant Singh Rajput death: Police record Sanjay Leela Bhansali's statement
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Mumbai Police on Monday recorded the statement of filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
China takes precautions after bubonic plague cases
Beijing, July 6 (IANS) Authorities in China have stepped up precautions after suspected bubonic plague cases were reported in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region, the media reported on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
100 Rajasthan farmers from Dungarpur generate income of Rs 25.38L
Udaipur, July 6 (IANS) At the time when the Coronavirus has severely impacted the livelihood of millions of farmers across the country, 100 farmers in Dungarpur, Rajasthan, are celebrating their bumper produce.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Airtel deploys Nokia's open Cloud-based VoLTE network
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Nokia on Monday announced that its CloudBand-based software products have started powering Bharti Airtels Voice over LTE (VoLTE) network in India.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
ShareChat's TikTok rival Moj crosses 5mn downloads on Google Play
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Home-grown regional language social media app ShareChat's short video sharing platform Moj has crossed five million downloads from Google Play Store in just about a week since the beta version of the TikTok rival was released.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
SpiceJet to operate 19 more flights under Vande Bharat Mission
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Airline major SpiceJet will operate 19 more flights under the Vande Bharat Mission (VBM) in July to help evacuate nearly 4,500 Indians still stranded in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Oman.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Akshay Kumar to start shooting for 'Bellbottom' in August
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Superstar Akshay Kumar on Monday shared the unit of his upcoming starrer "Bellbottom" would start shooting for the film next month.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Wildfire near LA prompts freeway closure, evacuations
Los Angeles, July 6 (IANS) A wildfire spreading rapidly through the rural area of Santa Clarita, a US city 53 km northeast of Los Angeles, has prompted evacuations and the full closure of a freeway.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Vikas Dubey now carries a bounty of Rs 2.5 lakh
Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government has increased the reward on the head of gangster Vikas Dubey to Rs 2.5 lakh.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP remembers SP Mookerjee, attacks TMC govt in Bengal
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President J. P. Nadda on Monday addressed a virtual rally in West Bengal via video conferencing on the birth anniversary of Syama Prasad Mookerjee and took a jibe at the Mamata government.
2020-07-06
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
I try to emulate Jhingan's warrior-like attitude during matches: Gahlot
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Young India defender Narender Gahlot has said he tries to emulate senior pro Sandesh Jhingan and admires the amount of hard work the ace stopper puts in training.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Teenagers who stay up late at greater asthma risk
Toronto, July 6 (IANS) Dear parents, if your teenage child is not going to bed early and is hooked to screen late in night, read this carefully.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Canada,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
JSW Group Chairman echoes 'Atmanirbhar Bharat'
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Extending his support for procurement of domestic inputs for the steel industry, JSW Group Chairman Sajjan Jindal has said the industry cannot make money out of cheaper Chinese raw materials at a time when Indian soldiers are getting killed along the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ranveer's fans donate computers to village school on actor's 35th birthday
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Bollywood star Ranveer Singh turned 35 on Monday. To mark the occasion his fans have donated computers to a school, supporting education for underprivileged children in a village of Indore district.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
This 'human chip' may speed up screening of Covid-19 drug candidate
New York, July 6 (IANS) In a fight against novel coronavirus, researchers have developed a human cell 'membrane on a chip' that allows continuous monitoring of how drugs and infectious agents interact with our cells.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Telangana woman councillor dies of Covid-19
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) A woman councillor in Telangana's Sangareddy district died of Covid-19 on Monday, officials said.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
SC junks plea on 'favouritism' by Registry, imposes Rs 100 as cost
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a petition filed by a lawyer to seek a direction to its Secretary General and the Registry to "stop giving preference to cases filed by influential lawyers and law firms and not to discriminate against ordinary lawyers". The top court imposed a token cost of Rs 100 on the lawyer.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Saurashtra, Kutch, South Guj lashed by heavy rain
Gandhinagar July 6 (IANS) The Saurashtra part of Gujarat is experiencing very heavy downpour. There is floodlike situation also in the Kutch region. The state has received almost 36 mm of rain in the past 24 hours. The IMD has forecast more rain for the next three days.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Tokyo Governor secures 2nd term after poll victory
Tokyo, July 6 (IANS) Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike has secured a second term in office following a resounding victory in the Japanese capital's gubernatorial election, the media reported on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Japan,Politics
AIADMK leader Valarmathi tests corona positive
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) Former Minister and Senior AIADMK leader B. Valarmathi on Monday tested positive for the coronavirus infection and has been admitted to a private hospital here for treatment, said an official.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Ayushmann, Aparshakti relive childhood with game of 'aao milo'
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Bollywood actor-brothers Ayushamann and Aparshakti Khurrana re-lived their childhood by playing a game of "aao milo", but with a twist.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
It will take some time before I go full steam, says Marin
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Olympic gold medallist Carolina Marin has said it will take some time before she can reach here previous levels due to the implications put forward by the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Badminton
Delhi CM appeals to cured Covid patients to donate plasma (Ld)
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday appealed to the cured COVID-19 patients to donate plasma in large numbers to treat those infected with the virus in the national capital.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
US extradition request for S.Korean porn site operator rejected
Seoul, July 6 (IANS) A Seoul court on Monday denied an extradition request by the US for a South Korean criminal who ran one of the world's biggest child porn sites.
2020-07-06
Category: International, South Korea,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Syama Prasad Mookerjee's birth anniversary celebrated in Kolkata Raj Bhawan
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Monday said that the birth anniversary of Dr Syama Prasad Mookerjee was observed for the first time at Raj Bhawan in Kolkata.
2020-07-06
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Live cricket action returns with England-West Indies Tests on SPSN
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Sony Pictures Sports Network (SPSN) has announced the return of live cricket action after more than four months, with the West Indies tour of England.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Covid-hit K'taka secretariat partly shut for sanitising
Bengaluru, July 6 (IANS) The iconic Vidhana Soudha -- the Karnataka secretariat building, in the city centre -- has been partly shut for sanitising after a policeman on duty tested Covid positive, an official said on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
3 more UP policemen suspended, gangster Dubey remains elusive
Kanpur, July 6 (IANS) Even 75 hours after eight policemen were gunned down in an ambush in Bikru village in Chaubeypur area of Kanpur, police remained clueless about absconding history-sheeter Vikas Dubey while authorities acted against three more policemen by suspending them on charge of dereliction of duty.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nadda blames Nehru for denying inquiry into Mookerjee's death
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) BJP national president Jagat Prakash Nadda on Monday blamed first Prime Minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru for denying inquiry into the death of Bharatiya Jan Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mookerjee who died under mysterious circumstances in Srinagar jail in June 1953.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Gandhiji's ideology an impediment to national security (Beyond Gandhi-II)
It is very clear that Gandhiji's contribution has brought immense dividends to India on the international stage. On the national platform, his model of social service and Swadeshi, his vision of Gram Swaraj that aims at making villages self-reliant and his idea of trusteeship, which inspires businessmen to contribute to the progress of the poorer sections of the society by apportioning a part of their personally-owned wealth for poverty elimination, have greatly inspired the nation. His method of Dalit assimilation is also nationally recognized.
2020-07-06
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Play Sony PS4 game 'Horizon Zero Dawn' on PCs from Aug 7
San Francisco, July 6 (IANS) The popular action role-playing game Horizon Zero Dawn on Sony PlayStation 4 is all set to make its debut to PCs on August 7, and will be sold through both Steam as well as Epic Games Store for $49.99 (roughly Rs 3,735).
2020-07-06
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Guardiola sets unwanted personal record after Southampton loss
London, July 6 (IANS) Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has set an unwanted personal record after he saw his side get beaten by Southampton in the Premier League on Sunday night.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
More advanced equipment to replace damaged part of Iran n-site
Tehran, July 6 (IANS) A new and more advanced structure will be built at Iran's Natanz nuclear facility to replace the one damaged in a recent fire "incident", a spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Both Indian, Chinese troops retreat 2km each in Galwan
Leh, July 6 (IANS) Both Indian and Chinese troops have retreated two kilometres each along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Galwan Valley, where 20 Indian and unknown number of Chinese soldiers were killed in a violent face-off last month.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
US envoy admires Dalai Lama for seeking freedom for Tibetans
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) Reaffirming Washington's continued support to the Tibetan cause, US Ambassador to India, Kenneth Ian Juster, on Monday greeted Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on his 85th birthday by admiring his tireless efforts to seek freedom for Tibetans and bringing an end to strife and hostility around the world.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
800,000 Indians could be forced to leave Kuwait: Report
Kuwait City, July 6 (IANS) A draft expat quota bill in Kuwait could result in 800,000 Indians forced to leave the Gulf state, a media report said
2020-07-06
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Immigration/Law/Rights
We definitely spoke to Rahul Dravid: Ex-CoA chief Rai on India coach job
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Committee of Administrators (CoA) chairman Vinod Rai recently lifted the lid as to why former captain Rahul Dravid turned down Team India's coaching job following the end of Anil Kumble's tenure.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Dhoni did commendable job in carrying forward Ganguly's legacy: Waqar
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Waqar Younis has labelled MS Dhoni as a champion, saying the veteran wicketkeeper-batsman has indeed done a tremendous job in carrying forward the momentum of the Indian team that started during the era of Sourav Ganguly.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
30,000 Indian troops in eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation with Chinese (Ld)
Leh, July 6 (IANS) Around 30,000 troops of Indian Army are in an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation with Chinese troops along the Line of Actual Control (LoC) in Ladakh, following the additional deployment of three brigades since the violent face-off last month.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
OPPO Find X2: Creates that 'wow' factor in premium segment
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) There is always room at the top and even when the premium smartphone segment gets crowded like at the bottom, creating a space is not a daunting task if the deliverables come with that wow factor.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Delhi CM appeals to cured Covid patients to donate plasma
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday appealed to the cured COVID-19 patients to donate plasma to treat those infected with the virus in the national capital.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Kalpataru Power to sell Alipurduar Transmission for Rs 1,286 cr
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Kalpataru Power Transmission Limited (KPTL) announced on Monday that it has signed definitive agreements to sell Alipurduar Transmission Limited (ATL) to Adani Transmission Limited for a total enterprise value (EV) of about Rs 1,286 crore.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Trump to hold outdoor rally on Saturday
Washington, July 6 (IANS) US President Donald Trump will hold an outdoor 'Make America Great Again' rally in New Hampshire on Saturday, his re-election campaign announced Sunday.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United States,Politics
As pressure mounts, family disowns Vikas Dubey
Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) Now notorious cop killer and Uttar Pradesh' most wanted gangster Vikas Dubey's family has started disowning him as pressure mounts on each kin to rat him out.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Tibetans dedicate 2020 to mark Dalai Lama's 85th birthday
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA), also known as Tibetan government-in-exile, on Monday announced to dedicate this year as 'Year of Gratitude' to mark the 85th their birthday of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, revered as a 'living god'.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
Sarangi promoted to Advancement Panel Technical Officer by FIH
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Hockey India on Monday congratulated Biswaranjan Sarangi of Cuttack, Odisha on being promoted to Technical Officer - Advancement Panel by the FIH Officials Committee.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Jharkhand farmers look for sweet rewards from strawberry farming
Latehar (Jharkhand), July 6 (IANS) Cultivation of strawberries is expected to bring in sweet monetary rewards for farmers in Netarhat, -- which is among most famous tourist places in the beautiful plains situated on the foothills of Jharkhand.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Bihar,National,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Telcom revenues from wireless services may fall in Q1: Report
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Revenue of telecom service providers through wireless services is likely to fall in the first quarter of FY20-21 due to the nationwide lockdown, according to a report by Emkay Global Financial Services.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ganguly reveals how Sachin always used to make him face the first ball
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has revealed how cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar used to always stay at the non-striker's end when the first ball was bowled in a match.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
B'desh's Biman suspends all int'l flights except London
Dhaka, July 6 (IANS) Biman Bangladesh Airlines has suspended all flights to international destinations, except London, until July 30, the flag carrier announced.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
JIBS organises online course on understanding criminal behaviour
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS) of O. P. Jindal Global University (JGU) in Sonipat, Haryana recently organised an online post-graduate certificate course to understand and explore criminal behaviour from social, psychological, biological and social perspectives.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Afghanistan to host int'l conference on peace process
Kabul, July 6 (IANS) Afghanistan on Monday will host a virtual meeting of 19 representatives from nations as well as international organizations to discuss peace and build consensus on the reconciliation process in the country.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Nobody should be forced to take a knee, says Hamilton
Spielberg, July 6 (IANS) Six-time Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton has said he will be taking the knee again at the next race which is also scheduled to take place at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg on July 12.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Motorsports
Mitigate airborne spread of COVID-19, 239 scientists urge WHO
Sydney, July 6 (IANS) It is time to recognise and mitigate airborne transmission of COVID-19, says a plea to the World Health Organization (WHO) issued by 239 scientists from around the world.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Australia,National,Health/Medicine
Afghanistan's Abdullah Abdullah to visit Pakistan soon
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) Abdullah Abdullah, the head of Afghan peace council, will soon pay an official visit to Pakistan as part of efforts to advance the peace process that has entered a crucial phase, it was reported on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
On this day: Rohit becomes 1st to score five tons in a single WC
Leeds (England), July 6 (IANS) On July 6 last year, star Indian opener Rohit Sharma broke great Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara's record of scoring maximum number of centuries in a single edition of the 50-overs World Cup.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Incidents of violence against women increase in Pak
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) The Aurat Foundation, a non-governmental organisation working for womens rights in Pakistan, has said that the COVID-19 pandemic has severely affected women in the country.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Immigration/Law/Rights
Dubey case: Borders sealed, abandoned cars queer pitch
Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) Even as gangster Vikas Dubey continues to elude the state police, the Uttar Pradesh police has stepped up its efforts to nab the man who is the main accused in the killing of eight police personnel in Kanpur on Friday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Huawei patents smartphone with attachable zoom lens
Beijing, July 6 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has filed a new patent for a smartphone with an external lens at the back, similar to what is already available on DSLR cameras.
2020-07-06
Category: International, China,Technology
Pak journos protest suspension of TV channel's licence
Islamabad, July 6 (IANS) Pakistani journalists held a rally to protest against the suspension of transmission of private TV channel '24, it was reported on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Pakistan,Media,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Paytm enters general insurance sector, acquires Raheja QBE (Ld)
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Leading digital payments platform Paytm along with its founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma on Monday announced the acquisition of Mumbai-based private sector general insurance company Raheja QBE, to democratize general insurance services in the country.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Criminal wanted in 26 cases nabbed in Delhi
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) A criminal involved in 26 cases of dacoity, robbery and attempt to murder was shot in the leg during an encounter with the Delhi Police and arrested.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
In video, Vikas Dubey discloses his political links
Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) An undated video interview of gangster Vikas Dubey gives an insight into his political clout.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Paytm into insurance sector, acquires Raheja QBE
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Leading digital payments platform Paytm along with its founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma on Monday announced the acquisition of Mumbai-based private sector general insurance company Raheja QBE, to democratize general insurance services in the country.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Broad faces prospect of missing first Eng vs WI Test: report
London, July 6 (IANS) Veteran England pacer Stuart Broad could miss the first Test of the three-match series against West Indies in order to make way for Jofra Archer and Mark Wood to partner James Anderson at the Ageas Bowl.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Rahul says future Harvard studies will be held on Modi's failed policies
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday launched a scathing attack on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government and called its handling of COVID-19 situation, demonetisation, and GST implementation all 'failures' that will be subject of analysis in future classes.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
iPhone 12 to feature 'high-end' camera lenses
San Francisco, July 6 (IANS) Apple's upcoming iPhone 12 is likely to feature high-end lens arrays in the rear camera to improve image quality.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
FDA chief declines to back Trump's 'harmless' COVID-19 claim
Washington, July 6 (IANS) US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Stephen Hahn has declined to back President Donald Trump's claim that 99 per cent of COVID-19 cases were "totally harmless".
2020-07-06
Category: International, United States,International
Sensex well above 36,000 mark, RIL hits record high
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices rose on Monday with the BSE Sensex gaining over 370 points to trade well above the 36,000 mark,
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Scientists rule out asthma as trigger for Covid-19 severity
New York, July 6 (IANS) Asthma does not appear to increase the risk for a person contracting Covid-19 or affect its severity, according to new research.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United States,National,Science/Tech
17 killed in Chicago during I-Day weekend
Chicago, July 6 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and 63 others injured in Chicago over the Independence Day holiday weekend as a result of gun violence.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
UK marks NHS anniversary with nationwide clapping
London, July 6 (IANS) The UK paid tribute to staff of the National Health Service (NHS) on its 72nd anniversary with a nationwide round of clapping.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
DDCA may request HC for extension of time to hold elections
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Delhi and District Cricket Association may move to the High Court for extension of time to hold elections for the post of President and other vacant posts. The matter of holding the elections will be further discussed on Tuesday before taking a final call on the matter.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Good screen time v/s bad screen time for kids
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The coronavirus pandemic and the unprecedented measures taken worldwide to contain its spread have disrupted nearly every aspect of children's lives. Caregivers and educators are trying to find new ways to keep children learning by developing online and offline learning materials.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
US nightclub shooting kills 2, injures 8 (Ld)
Washington, July 6 (IANS) At least two people were killed and eight others injured during a shooting at a nightclub in the US state of South Carolina, police said.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Ishita Dutta is enjoying doing her favourite things
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actress Ishita Dutta has been engaging in painting and sketching lately, which are part of her favourite things.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Corona cases in India inch towards 7L mark, with 19,693 deaths
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) India on Monday recorded over 24,248 new cases and 425 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the total tally to 6,97,413 with 19,693 deaths as it surpasses Russia to become the country with third-highest coronavirus cases.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
30,000 Indian troops in eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation with Chinese (IANS Exclusive)
Leh, July 6 (IANS) Around 30,000 troops of Indian Army are in an eyeball-to-eyeball confrontation with Chinese troops along the Line of Actual Control (LoC) in Ladakh, following the additional deployment of three brigades since the violent face-off last month.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
IS intensifies attacks in Syrian desert: Monitor
Damascus, July 6 (IANS) The Islamic State (IS) terror group has intensified attacks against the Syrian government forces in the country's eastern desert region, according to a war monitor.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics,Terrorism
Walgreens, NZ-based Stuff join 'boycott Facebook' campaign
San Francisco, July 6 (IANS) Leading US drugstore chain Walgreens and New Zealand-based news site Stuff have decided to quit Facebook and its sister platforms amid criticism over its handling of hate speech and misinformation.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
NYC to enter phase-3 reopening on Monday
New York, July 6 (IANS) New York City will enter phase three of reopening on Monday as scheduled, but without the resumption of indoor dining, New York state Governor Andrew Cuomo said.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United States,Politics
Palestine seeks int'l coalition against Israel annexation plan
Ramallah, July 6 (IANS) Palestine has said that it was seeking to build an international coalition to block the Israel's annexation plan of the West Bank through diplomatic efforts worldwide.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Gorakhpur doctor's letter from jail stirs controversy
Mathura (UP), July 6 (IANS) A four-page hand-written letter by suspended Gorakhpur doctor, Kafeel Khan, has stirred up a hornet's nest.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
Yogi sanctions housing facilities for policemen
Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) There is finally some good news for police constables who have been living in dangerously dilapidated barracks in police Lines.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Hundreds protest against increased power cuts in Lebanon
Beirut, July 6 (IANS) Hundreds protested near Lebanon's state power utility Electricite Du Liban (EDL) against increased power cuts in the country.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Lebanon,Politics
Messi wants to end football career in Barcelona, says Bartomeu
Barcelona, July 6 (IANS) Barcelona FC President Josep Maria Bartomeu has downplayed Lionel Messi's exit rumours, stating the star striker wants to continue with the club till the end of his football career.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Iran's trade with US down by half in 5 months
Tehran, July 6 (IANS) The value of Iran's trade with the US stood at $20 million during the first five months of 2020, a more than 50 per cent decline, a news report revealed.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Chahatt Khanna now has a cat
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actress Chahatt Khanna has got herself a new pet - a cat she has named Ruffle.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Migrant workers to give makeover to UP schools
Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh education department has decided to employ migrant workers in all 75 districts to give a makeover to government -- run primary and upper primary schools in the state.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Private hospital sealed for offering fake corona negative report
Meerut (UP), July 6 (IANS) The licence of a private hospital in Meerut district has been suspended after a video showing its staff member providing fake Corona report in return for money, went viral on the social media.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Migrant rescue ship allowed to dock in Italy
Rome, July 6 (IANS) A migrant rescue ship carrying 180 would-be asylum seekers has been allowed to dock in Italy after being denied entry to ports in Malta and France, the crew said.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Recite prayers from home: Dalai Lama's appeal on his birthday
Dharamsala, July 6 (IANS) Revered globally as a 'living god', Buddhist spiritual leader the Dalai Lama, who transcends all barriers of religion, language and even distances, turned 85 on Monday and his followers began the global virtual celebrations to dedicate him the 'Year of Gratitude'.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics,Religion
Brush fire half contained in San Francisco Bay Area
San Francisco, July 6 (IANS) A brush fire in California's Santa Clara County has been half contained, according to Cal Fire officials.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite: S Pen, low price steal the show
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Samsung's Galaxy Tab S6 Lite arrived in India just when you desired it the most. Your school-going children perhaps never truly needed a device like this than they require now because of the online classes that have become the norm for quite some time now.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Israel strikes Hamas sites in retaliation
Jerusalem, July 6 (IANS) The Israeli military has said that it struck Hamas sites in the Gaza Strip in retaliation against rocket attacks by Gaza-based militants.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Serie A: Bologna stun Inter, Napoli conquer Roma
Rome, July 6 (IANS) Inter Milan's Scudetto hopes were only left with theoretical possibility after being overturned by Bologna's 2-1 victory, while Lorenzo Insigne's winner helped Napoli beat Roma 2-1 at San Paolo.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
UAE announces broad govt reshuffle amid pandemic
Dubai, July 6 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced a broad government reshuffle, merging several ministries and departments and appointing new economy and industry ministers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Politics
Heavy rains, flooding kills 18 in Japan
Tokyo, July 6 (IANS) Massive flooding and landslides triggered by torrential rain in the Japanese prefecture of Kumamoto have claimed the lives of 18 people, while 14 others were reported missing, it was reported.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Japan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
CONMEBOL mulling plan to stage Copa Libertadores in Uruguay
Montevideo (Uruguay), July 6 (IANS) The remainder of this year's Copa Libertadores -- suspended since March because of the coronavirus pandemic -- could be held in Uruguay, according to local media reports.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Uruguay,Sports,Football
Taj Mahal not to reopen, for now
Agra, July 6 (IANS) As was feared, the Agra district administration has decided not to reopen the Taj Mahal to visitors from Monday, as the dreaded coronavirus was still on the rampage.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Global COVID-19 cases top 11.4mn: Johns Hopkins University
Washington, July 6 (IANS) The overall number of global COVID-19 cases has increased to more than 11.4 million, while the deaths have soared to over 533,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United States,International
Kabir Khan, Imtiaz Ali, Rima Das, Onir join hands for a film
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Filmmakers Kabir Khan, Imtiaz Ali, Rima Das and Onir have teamed up for a film titled "My Melbourne".
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Chinese mainland reports 4 new confirmed Covid-19 cases
Beijing, July 6 (IANS) Chinese health authority said on Monday that it received reports of four new confirmed Covid-19 cases on the Chinese mainland on Sunday, of which one was domestically transmitted.
2020-07-06
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Vaani Kapoor shares her biggest lesson from pandemic
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actress Vaani Kapoor says the biggest lesson she learnt from the Covid pandemic to the importance of being prepared.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
US FDA commissioner refuses to offer Covid-19 vaccine timing
Washington, July 6 (IANS) Commissioner of the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Stephen Hahn HAS refused to offer a timeline for Covid-19 vaccine, which US President Donald Trump suggested could be available "long before the end of the year".
2020-07-06
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
'On Becoming A God In Central Florida': Super show (IANS Review; Rating: * * * and 1/2 )
"On Becoming A God In Central Florida" (series streaming on SonyLIV); Cast: Kirsten Dunst, Ted Levine, Theodore Pellerin, Mel Rodriguez; Created by: Robert Funke and Matt Lutsky; Rating: * * * and 1/2 (three and a half stars)
2020-07-06
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
BJP, Cong intensity preparations for MP bypolls
Bhopal, July 6 (IANS) The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Opposition Congress in Madhya Pradesh are gearing up for the upcoming bypolls in the state even as the dates are yet to be announced. While the BJP is trying to send out the message of "writing a new chapter of development", the Congress is going through a phase of discussions and brainstorming on the probable candidates.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
UAE reports 683 new Covid-19 cases, 51,540 in total
Dubai, July 6 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Sunday announced 683 new Covid-19 cases, bringing the total confirmed cases in the country to 51,540.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
Coronavirus cases in Israel nudge 30,000
Jerusalem, July 6 (IANS) The Israeli health ministry reported 788 new coronavirus cases on Sunday, raising the total number in the country to 29,958.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Israel,Health/Medicine
2 killed, 8 injured in US nightclub shooting
Washington, July 6 (IANS) At least two persons were killed and eight others injured in a nightclub shooting in the US state of South Carolina on Sunday, authorities said.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UK Covid-19 deaths rise to 44,220
London, July 6 (IANS) Another 22 Covid-19 patients have died in Britain, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 44,220, the British Department of Health and Social Care said on Sunday.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Gujarat's Covid tally crosses 36K with new high of 725 cases
Gandhinagar, July 5 (IANS) Gujarat on Sunday saw a new high of 725 coronavirus cases, taking its tally over the 36,000 mark to 36,123, while the death toll is getting close to the 2,000 mark.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
With record 1,925 cases, K'taka Covid tally crosses 23K
Bengaluru, July 5 (IANS) With a record 1,925 new cases across the state during the last 24 hours, Karnataka's Covid-19 tally rose to 23,474 including 13,251 active after 9,847 were discharged till date, an official said on Sunday.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Yes Bank to auction assets of Avantha Holdings, Oscar Investments
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Yes Bank will auction properties of Gautam Thapar's Avantha Holdings and Shivinder and Malvinder Singh's Oscar Investments Ltd in a bid to recover their dues.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Veggies on the rise, prices soar by up to 200%
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The prices of food items, including vegetables, have started to skyrocket even as the coronavirus crisis shows no sign of abating. The prices of vegetables, in particular, have increased quite significantly with retail prices of almost all kinds rising from 25 per cent to 200 per cent.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Thiruvananthapuram municipal area to come under triple lockdown
Thiruvananthapuram, July 5 (IANS) The corporation limits of Thiruvananthapuram will go under a week-long triple lockdown starting from 6 a.m on Monday and only hospitals and medical shops will be open and there will be no public transport.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
1,590 new Covid cases, seven deaths in Telangana
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) Telangana on Sunday reported 1,590 new Covid-19 cases, pushing the state's tally to 23,902, officials said.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
183 new Covid cases in J&K, five more deaths reported
Jammu, July 5 (IANS) A total of 183 more coronavirus cases were reported in J&K on Sunday, taking the total number of cases in the Union Territory to 8,429.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
O-CITY joins Visa Ready for contactless transit payments
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) BPC's smart city payment division, O-CITY, has joined the 'Visa Ready for Transit' programme for mass transit systems.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Karnataka to set up ICUs in Covid care centres
Bengaluru, July 5 (IANS) With coronavirus cases surging and hospitals saturated with patients, the Karnataka government is setting up intensive care units (ICUs) at Covid Care Centres (CCC) in the state for severe cases needing oxygen, Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan said on Sunday.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Maha sees respite as daily Covid tally goes back under 7K mark
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 situation improved a bit with the state recording 6,555 new cases - down from Satuday's highest of 7,074 cases - and fatalities dropped sharply to 151 from 295 a day earlier, health officials said here on Sunday.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
FAO warns India of locust attack, choppers pressed into service
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations has warned India of major locusts attacks in the coming days, following which the government has intensified its efforts to tackle the menace. The Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare said on Sunday that a new dimension has been added by using helicopters in the locust control operations.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Quake rocks Mizoram again, no damage, casualties
Aizawl, July 5 (IANS) A moderate earthquake of 4.6 on the Richter scale hit Mizoram's Champhai district on Sunday afternoon, the seventh tremor to jolt the northeastern state in two weeks, officials said.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Environment/Wildlife
Vande Bharat: Air India to operate 36 India-US flights from July 11-19
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) National carrier Air India will operate 36 flights between India and the US under the Vande Bharat mission from July 11 to July 19.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National
BJP's Anil Baluni to reside at 35, Lodi Estate after Priyanka
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) For years, 35 Lodi Estate has been the residence of Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, while she was under SPG protection. But senior officials in the Ministry of Housing have told IANS that now, the sprawling government bungalow which came to be seen as a VVIP address, has been allotted to BJP's Rajya Sabha member Anil Baluni.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Need to focus on import substitution for 15 goods: Assocham
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) As the call grows for an 'Aatma Nirbhar Bharat' (self-reliant India) in terms of manufacturing of goods and lower dependence on imports, industry body Assocham has suggested that the country should focus on at least major 15 imported goods to achieve import substitution and become self-reliant in the next two to three years.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
COVID-19: Rajasthan crosses 20,000 with highest spike of 632 cases
Jaipur, July 5 (IANS) Rajasthan on Sunday recorded its highest spike in COVID-19 cases as 632 people tested positive in the last 24 hours, taking the total tally in the state to 20,164, health officials confirmed.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
HC issues summons to SCBA, BCI over suspension of SCBA Secy
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has sought response from the Supreme Court Bar Association (SCBA) and the Bar Council of India (BCI) on a petition against the suspension of SCBA Secretary Ashok Arora.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Assam's Guwahati enters 'real pandemic stage': Health Minister
Guwahati, July 5 (IANS) With a massive rise of Covid-19 cases, Assam's main city of Guwahati has entered a "real pandemic phase" with community transmission being witnessed, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Sunday.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
Top Air India officials to retire, squabble for posts begins (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The race to reach the top positions of Air India has picked up steam as 10 senior executives are scheduled to retire in the next six months.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Indian para shooters lose to Italian Style in online league
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Indian Paralympic shooting team, Indian Tigers, lost to Italian Style 10:1 in their first match of the Online Shooting League.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
F1: Bottas wins dramatic Austrian opener for champions Mercedes
Spielberg, July 5 (IANS) Finlands Valtteri Bottas bagged a dramatic first race of the delayed Formula One season for champions Mercedes here on Sunday, as Lewis Hamilton was handed a five-second time penalty that dropped him from second place.
2020-07-05
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Motorsports
Xavi ends Barca speculations, signs contract extension with Al-Sadd
Doha, July 5 (IANS) Former Spain midfielder Xavi Hernandez poured cold water over a potential move back to Barcelona in the capacity of manager as he signed a contract extension at his current club Al-Sadd in Qatar.
2020-07-05
Category: International, Qatar,Sports,Football
Ryan Adams pens apology in response to #MeToo allegations
Los Angeles, July 5 (IANS) Musician Ryan Adams has apologised to the women, including his former wife Mandy Moore, who accused him of emotional abuse and sexual misconduct over a year ago.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United States,Art/Culture/Books
Charged Rs 1.15 lakh for 1 day Covid treatment: Hyderabad doc
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) A woman doctor serving at a government-run hospital in Hyderabad alleged that a private hospital charged her Rs 1.15 lakh for one-day treatment of Covid.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Chandigarh, Ladakh, U'khand among 5 states/UTs with 80% Covid recovery
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Chandigarh, Ladakh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan are among top five states and Union Territories (UTs) where 80 per cent of COVID-infected patients have been cured so far, a positive sign amid reports of spike in overall confirmed cases in the country.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rahul questions performance of ventilators funded by PM CARES
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Sunday alleged that the Central government is putting Indian lives at risk by purchasing sub-standard ventilators for the fight against coronavirus.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Six Sri Lankan fishermen rescued from rough seas: Coast Guard
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Six Sri Lankan fishermen were rescued from rough seas on Sunday morning in a coordinated operation between Indian Coast Guard's Maritime Rescue Coordination Centre (MRCC) and merchant vessel MV YM Summit.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Heavy firing exchanges on LoC in J&K's Poonch
Jammu, July 5 (IANS) Pakistan resorted to unprovoked shelling on the line of control (LoC) on Sunday in Jammu & Kashmir's Poonch district.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
'Ganguly already co-owner, so eligible to become director of ATK-MB'
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) BCCI President Sourav Ganguly is eligible to be one of the directors of the merged Indian Super League (ISL) franchise ATK-Mohun Bagan ahead of the upcoming season, by virtue of him being one of the team co-owners.
2020-07-05
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Not going to speculate on Messi's future, says Barca coach Setien
Barcelona, July 5 (IANS) Barcelona manager Quique Setien downplayed talisman Lionel Messi's exit rumours and stated he has been training well despite speculations surrounding his future.
2020-07-05
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Charlize Theron finds homeschooling her kids 'incredibly stressful'
Los Angeles, July 5 (IANS) Actress Charlize Theron says her biggest challenge has been homeschooling her children.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Disha Patani's latest picture is all about smiles
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Bollywood actress Disha Patani has shared a stunning new picture of herself on social media.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
CAB announces new coaching staff for senior women's team
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) on Sunday added additional responsibility to Bengal senior women's coach Shib Sankar Pal by appointing him as the coach of U-23 Women's team.
2020-07-05
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Root's absence hands 'a bit of an advantage' to us, says Roach
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) West Indies pace spearhead Kemar Roach feels they will have a little bit of an advantage going into the much-anticipated first Test at the Ageas Bowl on Wednesday as their opponents and hosts England will be without their batting mainstay Joe Root.
2020-07-05
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
'Limit bank services to essentials, give Covid cover to employees'
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) As new coronavirus cases surge every passing day with reports of banking employees also testing positive coming in, Voice of Banking, an organisation working for the welfare of banking employees, has urged the government to limit the services at physical branches to essential services only.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Akali Dal slams Punjab CM for 'misleading' people on farm ordinances
Chandigarh, July 5 (IANS) The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Sunday asked Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh to stop indulging in "diversionary tactics" and explain his failures to the people instead of mouthing lies on the central agricultural ordinances despite knowing they had nothing to do with MSP (minimum support price).
2020-07-05
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Julia Roberts, Danny Moder mark 18 years as married couple
Los Angeles, July 5 (IANS) Hollywood star Julia Roberts and cinematographer Danny Moder got romantic on their 18th wedding anniversary.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Return to Sufism only way to achieve peace in J&K: Rizvi
Srinagar, July 5 (IANS) Peoples Justice Front Chairman Aga Syed Abbas Rizvi on Sunday stressed the return to Sufism, humanism and pluralism as the only way to achieve permanent peace in Jammu and Kashmir.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
BSP leader, kin of gangster Vikas Dubey, held in Sitapur
Lucknow, July 5 (IANS) Bahujan Samaj Party leader Anupam Dubey was arrested in Sitapur on Sunday along with 12 others while attempting to enter the district in two luxury cars. Several arms were also recovered from them.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Abnormal proteins in the gut linked to Alzheimer's Disease
Hong Kong, July 5 (IANS) Misfolded protein build-up in the gut could contribute to the development of Alzheimer's-like symptoms, researchers have shown.
2020-07-05
Category: International, Hong Kong,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Goa CM remembers 'political guru' Parrikar on Guru Purnima
Panaji, July 5 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, here on Sunday, offered his respects to his "political guru" former Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Goa,National,Education,Politics
Huge Sardar Patel Covid Care Centre set up at minimal cost
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The 10,000-bed Sardar Patel Covid Care Centre and Hospital, inaugurated here on Sunday by Delhi Lieutenant-Governor Anil Baijal, which will serve as a major support system in the fight against coronavirus, is massive in size but has been set up at a minimal cost.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
AIADMK MLA Arjunan tests positive for coronavirus
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Ruling AIADMK lawmaker Amman K. Arjunan representing Coimbatore South assembly constituency tested positive for coronavirus, said an official.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
BJP to cash in on social media for Bihar poll campaign
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The upcoming Bihar assembly elections will be fought on the social media platforms as well. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) though far ahead of the opposition parties in the election campaign, Janata Dal (United), too, is organising virtual rallies and using social media to reach out to the people, like the BJP.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IT Department amends TDS Form to make it comprehensive
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) In a bid to make the TDS form more comprehensive, the Income Tax Department has brought about changes to it.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
UK's most wanted: India-born Sahnan runs much bigger drug ops than D-company in Europe
London/New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's notorious D-company is on the radar of UK authorities for drug smuggling, but at the moment, British Indian drug kingpin Shashi Dhar Sahnan is the most wanted fugitive in the UK. The UK's National Crime Agency (NCA), which leads the fight against organised crime, rates Sahnan's gang as one of the biggest crime syndicates in smuggling heroin in Europe.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid patients' treatment streamlined in B'luru hospitals
Bengaluru, July 5 (IANS) The Karnataka government streamlined procedures and protocols to avoid delay in admission and treatment of Covid-19 patients in state-run and private hospitals across the city, a top official said on Sunday.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
ICICI Bank's board to mull raising funds on July 8
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Board of Directors of ICICI Bank will meet on Wednesday, July 8 to consider raising funds through equity shares or equity-linked securities.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Stokes already a big leader in the England side, says Crawley
Southampton, July 5 (IANS) England cricketer Zak Crawley gave his backing to all-rounder Ben Stokes who will be captaining the Test side for the first time in the first match of the #raisethebat Test against West Indies starting July 8 at the Ageas Bowl.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Malayalam actors' body meet called off as Youth Cong protests
Kochi, July 5 (IANS) The executive committee meeting of the Association of Malayalam Movie Artists (AMMA) ended in chaos on Sunday after Youth Congress workers staged a protest as it was being held at a hotel coming under a containment zone, where only essential services are allowed.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
TN logs 4,150 fresh coronavirus infections
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) Tamil Nadu on Sunday reported 4,150 persons turning coronavirus positive, said the State Health Department.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Madhuri will miss 'Guru-shishya bond' with Saroj Khan
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Actress Madhuri Dixit is feeling the loss of veteran choreographer Saroj Khan even more as it's Guru Purnima.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Armaan Malik postpones song release as mark of respect for Sushant
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) As a gesture of goodwill, singer Armaan Malik has postponed the release of his new song.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Stop visiting friends, says Goa CM amid Covid-19 spike
Panaji, July 5 (IANS) Amid a recent surge in Covid-19 cases in Goa, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Sunday urged people to stop visiting friends and neighbours and unnecessary social interaction, in order to stem the record spike in cases.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Udit Narayan launches YouTube channel to mark 40 yrs in Bollywood
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Veteran singer Udit Narayan has completed four decades in the film industry and to mark the milestone, he has launched his own Youtube channel.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Delhi 556 short of 1 lakh in COVID-19 tally
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The national capital on Sunday was just 556 short of hitting 1 lakh in its COVID-19 tally. Delhi witnessed a spike of 2,244 new coronavirus cases and 63 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing its total tally to 99,444, according to the Delhi government's daily bulletin.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala reports one more Covid-19 death, 225 new cases
Thiruvananthapuram, July 5 (IANS) Kerala on Sunday witnessed one dead person's Covid-19 test results coming positive and 225 fresh cases. With this the Covid-19 toll reached 25 in the state.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Nia Sharma's new picture comes with a 'disclaimer'
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Television actress Nia Sharma has posted a new picture of herself and added a quirky disclaimer to it.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
ICU bed numbers go up in Delhi's LNJP, GTB, RG hospitals
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) In a bid to ramp up the medical infrastructure in the fight against Covid-19, the Delhi government on Sunday announced a nearly three-fold increase in the number of ICU beds in LNJP, Rajiv Gandhi and GTB hospitals in the national capital.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Ganguly 'would've loved to' change his game as per T20 requirements
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Former India captain and current Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly said he would have loved to change his game as per T20 requirements had he played the game in today's era.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
BCCI secretary Shah shares photograph of 'magnificent Motera'
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah on Sunday tweeted a photo of the new Motera Stadium, officially called the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium.A
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
MP girl who cycled 24 kms daily in top ten of 10th board
Bhind (Madhya Pradesh), July 5 (IANS) Roshani, a 15-year-old girl of Bhind in Madhya Pradesh, has proved true to her name, making her village proud by her sheer hard work, regularly cycling 24 km a day. She scored 98.5 per cent marks in the class 10 examination of the state board. Roshani also figured at the eighth position in the merit list.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Urvashi Rautela shares why her boyfriend 'does not exist'
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Actress and former beauty queen Urvashi Rautela says her boyfriend is like "February 30" in a hilarious new post on social media.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Rain clobbers Maharashtra, high alert in Konkan
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Heavy rains continued to batter coastal Konkan Maharashtra, including Mumbai, for the third consecutive day on Sunday, and the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued high alerts for the next two-five days, officials said.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
TTD on alert after 17 temple staff test positive for Covid
Tirupati, July 5 (IANS) With 17 of its employees testing positive for Covid-19, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD), which manages the affairs of Sri Venkateswara temple at Tirumala, has sounded an alert and has started taking additional measures to contain spread of the disease among the staff.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
Cong raises questions over ventilator prices, quality
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Taking a break from upping the ante on the India-China standoff, the Congress, here on Sunday, raised questions over availability and purchase of ventilators through the PM-CARES fund.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Popular chemotherapy drug may be less effective in obese women
London, July 5 (IANS) Breast cancer patients, who are overweight or obese, might benefit less from treatment with docetaxel, a common chemotherapy drug, than lean patients, warn researchers. It is not widely known, but obese women have a higher risk of getting breast cancer and obese patients have a higher risk of relapsing.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Infant sleep problems linked to mental health issues in adolescents
London, July 5 (IANS) Researchers have found that sleeping problems in early childhood may be linked to the development of certain mental health disorders in adolescence.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Portfolio allocation in MP cabinet another ordeal for BJP
Bhopal, July 5 (IANS) Meaty portfolios remain the bone of contention in Madhya Pradesh three days after Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan expanded his ministry. With the issue remaining unresolved till Sunday evening, Chouhan said he might announce the portfolios on return to Bhopal on Monday.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Haryana CM opens 98 exercise centres
Chandigarh, July 5 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Sunday inaugurated 98 exercise centres through video link, raising the number of such facilities in the state to 511.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Chorus grows for CBI inquiry into Sushant's death
Patna, July 5 (IANS) Over two weeks after Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's reported suicide, the demand for a CBI probe to investigate his death is now gaining momentum in his hometown Patna.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Bihar,National
Rijiju leads wishes for Sindhu as badminton champ turns 25
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju was among those who wished badminton world champion P.V. Sindhu on her birthday. Sindhu turned 25 on Sunday.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
Ameesha Patel has a 'hot' wish
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Actress Ameesha Patel wishes to be "hot", but her fans already think she is.A
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Just 10 days ago, seriously injured soldiers shifted out of Ladakh (IANS Exclusive)
Leh, July 5 (IANS) Around 40 Indian soldiers who were seriously injured in the violent face-off with Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) last month, had been moved for specialized treatment to Chandigarh and New Delhi ten days before the Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Ladakh on Friday.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Priyanka Gandhi criticises UP govt over law & order
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi has attacked the UP government over deteriorating law and order situation.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
26 inmates of Ludhiana Central Jail test positive
Chandigarh, July 5 (IANS) Twenty-six inmates of Punjab's Ludhiana Central Jail tested Covid-19 positive on Sunday, officials said. They were asymptomatic.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Arshad complains of inflated power bill, later says 'problem solved'
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Bollywood actor Arshad Warsi took to social media complaining about receiving an exorbitant electricity bill but then later shared that his problem was solved.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Andhra reports 998 new Covid cases, highest in a day
Amaravati, July 5 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh, on Sunday, reported highest ever one day tally of 998 positive cases. The latest update takes the cumulative tally of Covid-19 cases to 18,697, which include cases detected among returnees from other states and foreign countries.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Hina Khan works out in style
Flaunting her back in new photos, she wrote on social media: "At First they will ask, WHY you are doing it..Later they will ask, HOW you did it ! #ToneItUp Be the girl who decided to go for it..#WorkOutWithHinaKhan #WorkOutInStyle."
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
India foils SFJ's bid, blocks Russian portal 'Referendum 2020'
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) India has blocked the Russian portal which was used by banned pro-Khalistan group Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) for online voter registration for 'Referendum 2020' to demand Khalistan, which seeks a separate homeland for the Sikhs.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Terrorism
Scholes urges Man Utd to buy a pacy defender to partner Maguire
Manchester, July 5 (IANS) Former midfielder Paul Scholes urged Manchester United to buy a pacy centre-back to partner Harry Maguire in the defence as, according to him, the Englishman has the tendency to get caught by speedy forwards.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Bairstow still has a future in Test cricket, says Ed Smith
London, July 5 (IANS) Jonny Bairstow still has a future in Test cricket, said England national selector Ed Smith after the wicketkeeper-batsman was left out of the squad for the first #raisethebat Test against West Indies.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Japanese top football league resumes after Covid-19 break
Tokyo, July 5 (IANS) The J-League first division, the top tier of the Japanese football league system, resumed behind closed doors after a near four-month break due to the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-05
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Football
Malaika Arora shares how to boost immunity
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Dancing diva Malaika Arora has shared a "make in India" home remedy to boost immunity.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Haryana Deputy CM inaugurates multi-storeyed sports complex
Chandigarh, July 5 (IANS) Haryana Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala on Sunday inaugurated the state's first multi-storeyed sports complex in Sirsa.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Sports
Beginning of end, India sounds confident of Covid vaccine
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) As India races to bring a vaccine for Covid-19 by mid August, the government on Sunday said that it is entering the human trial stage which "marks the beginning of the end".
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Scrap 'Friends of Police' in Tamil Nadu: CPI
Chennai, July 5 (IANS) The Communist Party of India's (CPI) Tamil Nadu unit on Sunday demanded the state police scrap the Friends of Police (FoP) scheme permanently and not for just two months.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Agnee pays tribute to RD Burman, SD Burman
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Popular band Agnee has honoured legendary composers RD Burman and SD Burman in a musical way.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Gangster's mother unhappy over razing of village house
Lucknow, July 5 (IANS) Sarla Dubey, mother of gangster Vikas Dubey, here on Sunday, raised objections to the razing of her house in Bikru village of Kanpur by the state government.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi Cong takes out 'cycle yatra' against fuel price hike
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Delhi Congress president Anil Kumar Chaudhary on Sunday undertook a "Cycle Yatra" from Connaught Place to the residences of all 10 MPs of Delhi, to hand over letters against fuel price hike.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
70% startups hit by Covid-19, 12% shut: FICCI-IAN survey
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic has made an unprecedented impact on the Indian businesses, particularly small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and startups. According to a joint survey by FICCI and Indian Angel Network (IAN), the pandemic has hit the businesses of around 70 per cent startups.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Royal Bengal tiger dies of heart failure at Hyderabad Zoo
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) A Royal Bengal tiger at Nehru Zoological Park (NZP) here has died of heart failure, officials said on Sunday.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Man held for tweet praising gangster Vikas Dubey
Kanpur, July 5 (IANS) Kilkil Sachan, who runs a coaching institute in Kakadeo area in Kanpur, has been arrested from his apartment in Keshavpuram area of the city in connection with objectionable posts on social media.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Himachal to setup 100 parks for elderly
Shimla, July 5 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has started the process to set up 100 'panchvati' parks and gardens for creating recreational space for the elderly in all 78 blocks of the rural areas of the state, officials said on Sunday.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
DHFL defaults on Rs 50-cr NCD repayment, blames 'moratorium restrictions'
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Bankrupt non-banking financial company (NBFC) DHFL has defaulted on the repayment of Rs 50 crore on secured non-convertible debentures (NCD) and has attributed its failure to repay the principal payment to the moratorium restrictions on it.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
GST liable on IT consulting services to firms having foreign client
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Software consultancy services provided by an IT company under a contract to a company which has foreign clients is liable to pay Goods and Services Tax (GST).
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Vikas Dubey was tipped off about police action'
Kanpur, July 5 (IANS) Daya Shankar Agnihotri, an accomplice of gangster Vikas Dubey, who was arrested on Sunday morning after a brief encounter in Kalyanpur area has admitted that Vikas Dubey had received a call that a police team would preparing to raid his house.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Omkar Kapoor, Arpita Chakraborty to transport music listeners to retro era
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Singer Arpita Chakraborty, who has sung tracks like "Khoya khoya ("Hero") and "Paisa yeh paisa" ("Total Dhamaal") and "Pyaar Ka Punchnama 2" actor Omkar Kapoor have collaborated for a music video with a retro feel.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
2 Hyderabad jewellers' corona deaths create panic among party guests
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) The death of two city jewellers due to cornavirus within five days has led to panic among around 150 people from various walks of life who attended a birthday party thrown by one of them in Hyderabad a few days.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Post-Covid conquest: Dharavi Inc. raring to buzz with biz (IANS Special)
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) As the gnawing fears of Covid-19 recedes from Dharavi, the local trade, business and commercial activities have woken up from their four-month long hibernation and are now raring to go at full steam for the kill, major players said.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
ISL helping young players make career out of football, says Hume
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Former Leicester City FC striker Iain Hume feels that the Indian Super League (ISL) is helping young Indian players make a career for themselves in football, driven by the investments made by the clubs and the league.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
Ronaldo relieved after ending free-kick duck at Juve, says Sarri
Turin (Italy), July 5 (IANS) Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri said that Cristiano Ronaldo was relieved to have finally broken his duck from free-kick situations. Ronaldo scored from a free-kick on Saturday against local rivals Torino.
2020-07-05
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Resetting India's national security vision (Beyond Gandhi-I)
(The author presents his thesis on why it is time for a new security doctrine based on the vision of Veer Savarkar-Subhash Chandra Bose and an honest admission that Gandhiji did great things for India but his ideology of complete non-violence and Hindu-Muslim unity was, according to the author, at the cost of Hindus and resulted in much damage to the nation and is bedeviling it even today. This is the first of two articles on the subject)
2020-07-05
Category: India, --select--,National
Innovate & transform 'local' into 'glocal' India: V-P
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Noting that innovation is the watchword for 21st Century and India has all the ingredients for success, Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu has said there is the need to innovate and not just imitate.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tendulkar pays tribute to 'three people' on Guru Purnima
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Batting great Sachin Tendulkar on Sunday paid tribute to 'three people' who according to him, played integral roles in his life as far as his illustrious cricket career is concerned.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
It's been a great week, says rising Arsenal star Saka
London, July 5 (IANS) It was a week to remember for Arsenal's young star Bukayo Saka after he celebrated signing a new long-term contract by scoring the opener in the Gunners' victory at Wolves on Saturday.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Online searches drop for Tik ToK, WeChat, ShareIT as India bans Chinese apps
New Delhi, July 5 (IANSlife) The Indian government's decision to ban 59 Chinese owned apps has impacted online searches for those apps. A study found that on the June 29, the day the ban was imposed there was a 229 percent increase in the number of searches for Tik Tok and a 255 percent increase in the number of searches for WeChat. On the same day, the percentage increase in the number of times apps like Weibo, Shareit, and UC Browser were 57, 78, and 82 percent, respectively, reveals study by SEMrush.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Technology
PM committed to help Delhi residents in challenging times: Shah
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah said on Sunday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is fully committed to help the Delhi residents amid the challenging times due to coronavirus crisis.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Don't let your 50s stop you from being fit and fabulous
New Delhi, July 5 (IANSlife) In an endeavour to stay healthy and build an immunity during the Covid-19 pandemic, people all over India have a heightened sense of awareness with regards to their fitness. The importance of staying active and engaging in some form of exercise is at the top of everyone's mind.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Monsoon health: Pay attention to food-borne illness
New Delhi, July 5 (IANSlife) The Monsoons have arrived and the season brings with it plethora of illnesses. From waterborne disease like Jaundice and Typhoid to vector borne diseases such as Dengue and Malaria, one ought to be prepared for these. Food-borne illnesses pose a grave danger as well! These are a result of consuming contaminated food or water that has high amounts of bacteria, viruses or other pathogens.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
UP's Most Wanted Vikas Dubey didn't figure in list of criminals
Lucknow, July 5 (IANS) The political connections of Vikas Dubey, the main accused in the killing of eight police personnel in Kanpur on Friday, were so strong that his name did not figure in the list of top ten criminals of the district even though he has 71 criminal cases registered against his name.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Meet exotic birds in live session series
New Delhi, July 5 (IANSlife) The lockdown may have had us homebound, but it has opened endless virtual opportunities of e-learning and entertainment. If you a bird enthusiast, Mumbai's interactive bird park, is offering a series of four live sessions with their exotic celebrity birds - that they term 'celebirdies' - starting July 14.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,IANS Life
England tour like the Ashes for us, says WI pacer Roach
Manchester, July 5 (IANS) West Indies fast-bowler Kemar Roach said the team's ultimate goal is to return home with the trophy as the visitors gear up for the much-anticipated three-Test series starting July 8.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
IRW gears up for 2nd Instagram edition
New Delhi, July 5 (IANSlife) Indian Federation for Fashion Development's (IFFD) will be holding the second Instagram edition of the fashion event India Runway Week from September 17-20.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life,Technology
'5k hospital beds arranged to treat Covid patients in Bengaluru'
Bengaluru, July 5 (IANS) In light of the rise in number of COVID-19 cases, the Karnataka government has arranged for nearly 5,000 beds in state-run and private hospitals across this tech city to treat coronavirus infected patients, state Medical Education Minister K. Sudhakar said on Sunday.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
How to stay safe while eating outdoors
New Delhi, July 5 (IANSlife) Eating out? If you are planning a picnic, barbeque, or meal under the summer sun, remember to practice social distancing, keep a 6 feet distance from those who you don't live with. It's important to be cautious, protecting yourself and others from a COVID-19 infection.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,IANS Life,Lifestyle/Fashion
Hot flushes, night sweats linked to heart attacks in women
Sydney, July 5 (IANS) Women who suffer from hot flushes and night sweats after menopause are 70 per cent more likely to have a heart attack, angina or stroke, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.
2020-07-05
Category: International, Australia,National
Deepika's trainer gets you fit
New Delhi, July 5 (IANSlife) Fitness enthusiasts can now work and get a session with Deepika Padukone's personal trainer Nam Wook as part of travel platform Airbnb's 'At Home With Airbnb' initiative. Wook shows you how to get fit at home using only your body weight.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,IANS Life
Oats, rye bran may reduce weight gain, hepatic inflammation
London, July 5 (IANS) Want to lose some weight? Read on. Researchers have found that the consumption of dietary fibre from oat and rye brans increased the growth of beneficial microbes in the intestines and reduced hepatic inflammation.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Atmanirbhar Bharat's development will be women-centric: BJP MP
Thiruvananthapuram, July 5 (IANS) Senior BJP leader and member of Parliament from Sirsa in Haryana, Sunita Duggal, said on Sunday that women-centric development will guide the Atmanirbhar Bharat and added that the MSME sector will race ahead through schemes announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Jacqueline posts 'Monsoon Sunday' selfie
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez has shared a stunning new picture of herself on social media.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kerala Customs seize massive gold haul from diplomatic luggage
Thiruvananthapuram, July 5 (IANS) The Air Customs attached to the Thiruvananthapuram airport have made a seizure of a huge quantity of gold that arrived on a cargo flight and was kept in a warehouse here for release.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Market momentum likely to take a pause
The week gone by began on a subdued note losing on the first two trading days and then gaining on the next three to end the week on a strong note. BSESENSEX gained 850.15 points or 2.42 per cent to close at 36,021.42 points while NIFTY gained 224.35 points or 2.16 per cent to close at 10,607.35 points. The broader market saw BSE100, BSE200 and BSE500 gain 1.95 per cent, 1.77 and 1.63 respectively. BSEMIDCAP gained 0.23 per cent while BSESMALLCAP was the odd one out losing 0.22 per cent.
2020-07-05
Category: India, New Delhi,Business/Economy,Opinion/Commentary
UK PM to join nationwide clapping for NHS
London, July 5 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will join a nationwide round of clapping on Sunday to pay tribute to National Health Service (NHS) staff on the 72nd anniversary of the health service.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
He's an absolute ripper: Langer hails Warner's presence in team
Melbourne, July 5 (IANS) Australia head coach Justin Langer on Sunday called David Warner a 'ripper', saying the senior batsman has been a fantastic addition to the side since he made a comeback after the ball-tampering incident.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Woman killed after car strikes protesters in Seattle
Seattle, July 5 (IANS) A woman was killed after a car sped into a group of protesters on a closed highway in the US city of Seattle, according to officials.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Farah to Geeta Kapur: We have literally been through 'thick and thin' together
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Director-choreographer Farah Khan Kunder has shared a hilarious birthday post for choreographer Geeta Kapur and said that they have literally been through "thick and thin" together.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Shark kills spearfishing man in Australia
Canberra, July 5 (IANS) A man has died after being attacked by a shark while he was spearfishing off the east coast of Australia, officials said.
2020-07-05
Category: International, Australia,Environment/Wildlife
Locusts unleash new lifeline for 'bandwallahs'
Lucknow, July 5 (IANS) Every cloud has a silver lining, and this holds true for a particular community these days with locusts swarms descending like plague across states. The 'bandwallahs' in several districts of Uttar Pradesh have truly turned adversity into opportunity. Completely out of work since the lockdown began in March with most weddings and ceremonies cancelled they now are in hot demand to shoo the swarms away.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society
Trump orders creation of 'national heroes' garden
Washington, July 5 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has ordered the creation of a "National Garden of American Heroes" to defend what he calls "our great national story" against those who vandalise statues, it was reported.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United States,Politics
Bollywood celebrities remember their teachers on Guru Purnima
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) On the occasion of Guru Purnima on Sunday, a string of Bollywood celebrities like Amitabh Bachchan, Raveena Tandon, Manoj Bajpayee and Nimrat Kaur among many others expressed their gratitude towards their teachers and "Gurus".
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
CARE downgrades bank borrowings, NCDs of PNB Housing
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) CARE Ratings has downgraded the credit rating of PNB Housing Finance's bank borrowings, non-convertible debentures, and fixed deposits to 'CARE AA' from 'CARE AA+'.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Melbourne locks down tower blocks as COVID-19 cases rise
Melbourne, July 5 (IANS) Authorities in the Australian city of Melbourne on Sunday confined people living in nine housing estate tower blocks due to a sudden spike in the number of coronavirus cases.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
Tibetan body digs out rights violations by China in new report
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Whatever China might do -- attack neighbours, badmouth countries, sink fishermen's boats or even fly medicines across a world crippled by coronavirus -- the stain of the pandemic refuses to leave Wuhan, and China.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National
DRDO's 1,000-bed hospital ready for Covid patients in Delhi
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) on Sunday established a 1,000-bed facility named Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel hospital to treat COVID-19 patients referred by the authorities.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Ukrainian Prez accused of hosting Russian 'fifth column'
Kiev, July 5 (IANS) Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has been accused by his predecessor, Petro Poroshenkoy, of pursuing him in the courts out of a desire for "revenge".
2020-07-05
Category: International, Ukraine,Politics
Kohli can break Tendulkar's record of 100 centuries, says Hogg
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Former Australia spinner Brad Hogg believes that current India skipper Virat Kohli can break cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar's long-standing record of 100 centuries on the international arena.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
We all got carried away after NatWest final win, says Ganguly
Kolkata, July 5 (IANS) Former India captain and current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said the team which won the 2002 NatWest Trophy in memorable fashion got carried away after the victory and rightly so after such a pulsating encounter.
2020-07-05
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Catalonia locks down area of 210,000 people
Barcelona, July 5 (IANS) The government in Spain's Catalonia region has re-imposed coronavirus controls on an area of 210,000 people after a sharp rise in infections, the media reported on Sunday.
2020-07-05
Category: International, Spain,International
15 dead in Japan floods, landslides
Tokyo, July 5 (IANS) Fifteen people have died, while nine others were reported missing in Japan's southern island of Kyushu as devastating rains have caused flooding and landslides, its was reported on Sunday.
2020-07-05
Category: International, Japan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
UP to revive Sumer Sagar lake in Gorakhpur
Gorakhpur (Uttar Pradesh), July 5 (IANS) The Sumer Sagar Lake spread across 18 acres in the heart of Gorakhpur, which existed on maps till 1996 but disappeared in the 2019 ones, is all set to be revived and restored to its lost glory, an Uttar Pradesh official confirmed.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Trump vows to defeat 'radical left' in I-Day speech
Washington, July 5 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has used his Independence Day speech to tout the country's "progress" against the COVID-19 pandemic, despite a nationwide spike in cases and vowed to defeat the "radical left, the Marxists, the anarchists, the agitators, the looters".
2020-07-05
Category: International, United States,Politics
Now, pulls and pressures over portfolios for new MP ministers
Bhopal, July 5 (IANS) Even as the second expansion of the Shivraj Singh Chouhan Cabinet in Madhya Pradesh has been finally done after hiccups over shortlisting of prospective ministers, pulls and pressures are still going on regarding the allocation of portfolios to the new inductees.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Guardiola confident of Man City overturning Champions League ban
London, July 5 (IANS) Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola expressed confidence that the two-year ban on the club from UEFA competitions will be overturned. City have appealed to the Court of Arbitration of Sport (CAS) against UEFA's ban for an alleged breach of the Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules between 2012 and 2016 and a decision is expected to be announced on July 13.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Apple purges over 4,500 games from China App Store
Beijing, July 5 (IANS) Apple has removed at least 4,500 games from China's App Store under the pressure from the Chinese government to comply with its Internet policies.
2020-07-05
Category: International, China,Technology
Hot weather theory falls flat, coronavirus more potent post-summer
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The deadly coronavirus that entered India while there was still nip in the air has beaten rising mercury, humid conditions, unique Indian genome and has entered monsoon season with more potency as fresh cases are only breaking all records in the country.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Covid-19 effect: Paridhi Sharma turns make-up artist, chef
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Actress Paridhi Sharma is happy to get back to work and shoot for the show "Jag Jaanani Maa Vaishno Devi - Kahani Mata Rani Ki", but is also taking all the possible precautions to keep her safe in times of the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Sudheer Babu's 'nostalgic throwback'
Hyderabad, July 5 (IANS) Southern star Sudheer Babu went down the memory lane as he shared his school picture in a new post on social media.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Paint firms to help community amid Covid impact
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Covid-19 continues to wreak havoc across the board, with many parts of the country still under varying degrees of lockdown and control. Onslaught of Covid-19 pandemic and the subsequent lockdown has acutely affected labour market in India.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
US Army Chief of Staff won't quarantine in Thailand during visit
Bangkok, July 5 (IANS) The US' Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville will not be required to quarantine under the anti-coronavirus pandemic measures in Thailand during his two-day visit next week, said a senior government official.
2020-07-05
Category: International, Thailand,Defence/Security,Politics
'Friends of India' demand release of detained Canadians in China
Beijing, July 5 (IANS) The Friends of India organization held a protest outside the Chinese Consulate in Vancouver demanding the release of detained Canadians in Beijing.
2020-07-05
Category: International, China,National
US firm Rocket Lab's satellite launch fails
New York, July 5 (IANS) A rocket from American launch firm -- Rocket Lab has failed to reach orbit while attempting to launch seven small satellites for three different customers from New Zealand, a new report said.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Evelyn Sharma: Indian attires are so classy
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) German-Indian actress Evelyn Sharma loves Indian wear.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Stokes great choice as stand-in Eng captain, feels Hussain
London, July 5 (IANS) All-rounder Ben Stokes' approach to cricket is similar to that of India captain Virat Kohli's, according to former England captain Nasser Hussain. Stokes is set to lead the England Test side for the first time when they face West Indies at the Ageas Bowl in the first Test of three-match series starting July 8.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Smith bats for Denly ahead of first Windies Test
Southampton, July 5 (IANS) England national selector Ed Smith gave his vote of confidence to batsman Joe Denly ahead of the first Test against West Indies starting July 8 at the Ageas Bowl.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
MarkWahlberg: My firstborn being a girl completely changed me
Los Angeles, July 5 (IANS) Known for movies like "The Fighter", "The Departed" and "Patriots Day", Mark Wahlberg credits his daughter for changing him and the actor says he's now more "respectful" towards women.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Jitendra Kumar's 'self haircut' goes wrong
Mumbai, July 5 (IANS) Actor Jitendra Kumar went bald as his "self haircut" went wrong and he shared a picture of his "quarantine look" on social media.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Dubai gurdwara re-opens after 110 days
Dubai, July 5 (IANS) After 110 days, the Guru Nanak Darbar Gurudwara in Dubai has re-opened following the lifting of the suspension of places of worship in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Human Interest/Society,Religion
UK prepares to end use of Huawei's tech in 5G network
London, July 5 (IANS) Amid UK-China face off over Hong Kong, Chinese tech giant, Huawei, could be cut out of UK's 5G network this year, say reports.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
HK libraries pull books by activists for review
Hong Kong, July 5 (IANS) Hong Kong libraries have taken at least nine titles written by localist or democracy advocates out of circulation pending a review of whether the books run afoul of the new national security law imposed in the city by China, a media report said on Sunday.
2020-07-05
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Four Maoists gunned down in encounter in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 5 (IANS) At least four Maoists were killed in an encounter with security personnel in Odisha's Kandhamal district on Sunday morning.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Orissa,National,Defence/Security
Goa NCP chief's councillor brother dies of Covid-19
Panaji, July 5 (IANS) Nationalist Congress Party's Goa unit president and former minister Jose Phillip D'Souza's elder brother Pascoal died at the designated Covid-19 hospital here on Sunday.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
'Complaint against Kohli an attempt to derail BCCI on & off the field'
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Sanjeev Gupta writing to BCCI Ethics Officer D.K. Jain about Virat Kohlis business ventures and how that is in violation of the Lodha Panel recommendations hasnt gone down well with board officials who feel that these complaints are clearly motivated.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Comparing Greenwood with Rooney, Ronaldo won't be fair: Solksjaer
Manchester, July 5 (IANS) Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was all-praise for striker Mason Greenwood after the 18-year-old's brace helped them to a 5-2 win over Bournemouth in the Premier League.
2020-07-05
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Congress questions appointment of Protem Speaker in MP
Bhopal, July 5 (IANS) Rameshwar Sharma has been made the Protem Speaker of the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly. The Congress has questioned the appointment of Sharma and termed it illegal.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Karnataka under Sunday lockdowns again to check corona spread
Bengaluru, July 5 (IANS) Karnataka went into a lockdown again on Sunday to contain the spread of coronavirus, which has been surging over a month across the state since unlock 1.0 began on June 1.
2020-07-05
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Appeal to follow Kim's order for 'maximum alert' against COVID-19
Seoul, July 5 (IANS) North Korea's main newspaper on Sunday made an appeal to carry out leader Kim Jong-un's order that the country exercise "maximum alert" against the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-05
Category: International, South Korea,Politics