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Delhi BJP MLA from Karawal Nagar wins Covid battle
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Delhi BJP MLA Mohan Singh Bisht was discharged from AIIMS on Saturday afternoon, days after he tested positive for Covid-19. Bisht, (62), is an MLA from the Karawal Nagar constituency.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
IB roped in to trace UP gangster Vikas Dubey
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Intelligence Bureau, the country's elite intelligence agency, has been roped in to trace wanted criminal Vikas Dubey for killing eight policemen in Kanpur. The Intelligence Bureau sleuths are now helping the Uttar Pradesh Police's Special Task Force (STF) to trace the whereabouts of one of the gangsters Dubey, who has around 60 cases in his name and also has political patronage.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Kerala: Man arrested for impersonating Naval officer
Kochi, July 4 (IANS) A 23-year-old man was arrested here for allegedly posing as a Naval officer, police said on Saturday.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Corona cases in Maha cross 2 lakh, record 295 deaths in day
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) With staggering 7,074 new coronavirus cases in a day, Maharashtra's total tally crossed the 2-lakh mark on Saturday apart from a record daily high of 295 deaths, health officials said here on Friday.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Virtual classes, empty rooms, Delhi's coaching hub's a ghost town now
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The national capital's Rajinder Nagar is a buzzing locality of aspiring youngsters who come here to get coached for their future. They not only dot every length and breadth of the Delhi locality, but collectively drive the area's economy. Today, with nearly 80 per cent of them gone, the area is not only wrapped in an eerie silence, but the areas economy too has dried up significantly.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Delhi,National
Henry Cavill finds 'Superman' rumours extraordinary yet frustrating
Los Angeles, July 4 (IANS) Actor Henry Cavill is amused with all the speculations and rumours over whether he will return as Superman on screen, so much so that he is often "tempted" to anonymously give it back to the rumourmongers.
2020-07-04
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
With record jump of 712 COVID-19 cases, Gujarat crosses 35K mark
Gandhinagar, July 4 (IANS) The number of COVID-19 cases in Gujarat crossed the 35,000 mark as the state reported its highest single-day spike of 712 new infections on Saturday, health officials said.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka's corona containment zones under strict lockdown
Bengaluru, July 4 (IANS) Surging Covid-19 cases across Karnataka, especially in Bengaluru, forced the state government to enforce strict lockdown in all containment zones to check the further spread of coronavirus, Medical Education Minister K. Sudhakar said on Saturday.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
1,839 new corona cases in K'taka, 42 more deaths
Bengaluru, July 4 (IANS) A record 42 more corona patients succumbed even as 1,839 new patients reported in Karnataka took the state's total tally to 21,549 cases, an official said on Saturday.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
US tech giants to face free speech Test in Hong Kong
Hong Kong, July 4 (IANS) After China imposed a controversial new National Security Law in Hong Kong, US tech giants like Facebook, Google and Twitter now face a free speech test in the country.
2020-07-04
Category: International, Hong Kong,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Pakistan violates ceasefire on LoC in J&K's Poonch district
Jammu, July 4 (IANS) Pakistan again violated ceasefire on the Line of Control (LoC) on Saturday in J&K's Poonch district.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Rajasthan HC quashes FIR against hospitality chain, staff
Jaipur, July 4 (IANS) The Jaipur Bench of the Rajasthan High Court has quashed an FIR registered on June 11 against Marriott India, an Indian subsidiary of hotel operator Marriott International Inc of USA, and its hotel employees owing to an agreement reached with the complainant in the case.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Telangana's COVID-19 tally crosses 22,000 mark
Hyderabad, July 4 (IANS) The COVID-19 cases in Telangana crossed 22,000 mark on Saturday with 1,850 people testing positive during the last 24 hours, health officials said.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
2 terrorists killed in Kashmir encounter
Srinagar, July 4: (IANS) With the killing of one more terrorist, a total of two terrorists have been killed in an encounter in South Kashmir's Kulgam district on Saturday even as the search operations are continuing.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Williamson for me has a very good technique in current era: Hussain
London, July 4 (IANS) New Zealand captain Kane Williamson is an example of a batsman with great technique, according to former England captain turned commentator Nasser Hussain. Hussain said Williamson is someone who can adapt his game to any format in any condition in the world.
2020-07-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Will take fight on 'anti-farmers' ordinances to Centre: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, July 4 (IANS) Accusing the Akalis of "selling Punjab's interests" by agreeing to what he dubbed the "anti-farm ordinances" brought forth by the Centre, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday said that he would take his fight against these steps to the Union government.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
ECoR handled 45.80 mt freight during lockdown
Bhubaneswar, July 4 (IANS) The East Coast Railway (ECoR) has carried 45.80 million tonne (mt) of freight, including 27.06 mt of coal in its jurisdiction, by utilising 12,680 trains during the lockdown period, an official said on Saturday.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Dilli Haat reopens to low footfall, shopkeepers optimistic
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) As India entered Unlock 2 mode from Wednesday, one of the most popular hangouts in the national capital, 'Dilli Haat', reopened on Saturday after over three months to a low footfall of visitors.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Delhi,National
First RS committee to meeting since lockdown on July 10
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The Parliamentary Standing Committee for Science and Technology, headed by senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh, will meet on July 10 to discuss the Covid-19 preparations.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Out to catch dogs, NGO staff thrashed by locals in Delhi
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The volunteers of an NGO, 'Neighbourhood Woof', were thrashed by the locals in Rani Bagh in outer Delhi.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
227 more test corona positive in J&K
Jammu, July 4 (IANS) As many as 227 more persons tested positive for novel coronavirus in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday, taking the total such patients to 8,246 and active cases to 2,976 in the union territory.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Bangladesh ranked 8th in global weekly increase in corona cases: WHO
Dhaka, July 4 (IANS) ?Bangladesh ranks 8th in weekly increase in new coronavirus cases across the globe with 26,598 new cases during the period, the World Health Organisation (WHO) data says.
2020-07-04
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Rameshwar Sharma appointed pro tem speaker of MP Assembly
Bhopal, July 4 (IANS) BJP legislator Rameshwar Sharma will be the new pro tem Speaker of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly, a senior official said on Saturday.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Pune Mayor tests Covid positive, under treatment
Pune, July 4 (IANS) Political and medical circles went into a tizzy after Pune Mayor Murlidhar Mohol announced on Saturday that he has tested positive for Covid-19 at the height of the war against the virus.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Punjab CM announces cancellation of college, university exams
Chandigarh, July 4 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday announced cancellation of college and university examinations in the state in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Politics
'Have provided more information to ICC ACU Chairman on 2011 WC final'
Colombo, July 4 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage said that he has provided the International Cricket Council (ICC) with more evidence on his claim that the 2011 World Cup final was fixed. Aluthgamage said that he had provided ICC's Anti-Corruption Unit (ACU) chairman Alex Marshall with more evidence when the latter had contacted him via e-mail.
2020-07-04
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Court seeks action taken report on plea seeking FIR against Ramdev
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) A Delhi Court on Saturday sought an action taken report from the city police on a complaint seeking FIR against Patanjali Ayurved Limited, Ramdev and others for allegedly cheating people by falsely claiming to have found a cure for Covid-19.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Ex-AP Minister sent to jail in YSRCP leader's murder case
Vijayawada, July 4 (IANS) A city court, here on Saturday, remanded Telugu Desam Party (TDP) leader and former Minister Kollu Ravindra to 14-day judicial custody in a case relating to murder of an YSR Congress Party (YSRCP) leader.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
PM asks BJP to put lockdown relief work in digital format
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday took stock of the relief work undertaken by the BJP cadres and party supporters across the country for the poor and needy during the nationwide lockdown and directed for putting such endeavours in digital format by September 25, the birth anniversary of Bharatiya Jana Sangh co-founder Deendayal Upadhayaya.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pakistani Hindu refugees will get citizenship: Amit Shah
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday assured of providing long term visas to Pakistani Hindu refugees residing in the national capital as well as enable them to settle in India. The Home Minister said that the grant of citizenship will be expedited as per the provisions of the law and all Hindu refugees will be accepted as the country's citizens.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
No tourist tested Covid-19 positive: Goa Health Secretary
Panaji, July 4 (IANS) Two days after the resumption of tourism activity in the state, Goa Health Secretary Nila Mohanan, here on Saturday, said no visiting tourists had tested positive for coronavirus.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Hacker targets 23,000 MongoDB databases to demand ransom
San Francisco, July 4 (IANS) A hacker was trying to extract money from administrators of around 22,900 MongoDB databases that are accessible without a password, said a media report.
2020-07-04
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Gurugram reports three new COVID-19 deaths, toll 99
Gurugram, July 4 (IANS) The death toll due to COVID-19 in Gurugram has reached 99 with three more fatalities, health officials said on Saturday.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Mourinho 'disturbed' by Spurs' lack of fight in 3-1 defeat to Sheffield
London, July 4 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho said that the team's lack of fight in their 3-1 defeat to Sheffield United was concerning. Spurs' hopes of making it to the Champions League was given a significant blow when they were completely outplayed by Sheffield earlier in the week.
2020-07-04
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Toddler falls into bucket, drowned in Delhi
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) In a tragic accident, a one-year-old boy fell into a bucket kept in the room and died in East Delhi's Mandawali on Friday.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
With 2,505 new cases, Delhi's Covid-19 tally up at 97,200
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The national capital on Saturday witnessed 2,505 new coronavirus cases and 55 deaths, pushing Delhi's tally to 97,200 and number of fatalities to 3,004, according to Delhi government's daily bulletin.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Ronaldo & Messi playing at the same club would be massive, feels Rivaldo
Rio de Janiero, July 4 (IANS) Former Brazil midfielder Rivaldo feels Lionel Messi could join Pep Guardiola at Manchester City, also adding that the superstar could join Cristiano Ronaldo at Juventus if things fall into place.
2020-07-04
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Meet the Pune man with the 'golden mask'
Pune (Maharashtra), July 4 (IANS) A Pune businessman and connoisseur of the yellow metal has got himself a "gold mask" in the time of the Covid-19 pandemic raging across Maharashtra.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Testing time for Mani in Kerala, party meet on July 8
Thiruvananthapuram, July 4 (IANS) The coming days for Jose K. Mani and his faction are crucial as it meets on Wednesday to take a call on the way forward. The CPM-led Left has made it clear that to be considered (an ally), he will have to make the first move.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
4,280 new corona patients in TN, active cases now 44,956
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) As many as 4,280 more persons tested positive for coronavirus in Tamil Nadu over the last 24-hour cycle, taking the state's total tally till date to 107,001, the Health Department said on Saturday.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Single-day record 240 new corona cases in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, July 4 (IANS) Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja on Saturday said the state had reported 240 new coronavirus cases, the highest ever for a single day since the pandemic outbreak.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
People rejected Referendum 2020: Punjab BJP leader
Chandigarh, July 4 (IANS) People on Saturday rejected the Referendum 2020 of the Sikhs For Justice as not even a single person from Punjab registered as a voter, said senior BJP leader Vineet Joshi.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Amid Covid-19, I-Day celebrations at Red Fort might be muted
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) This year the Independence Day celebrations at Red Fort might not be as grand as in the previous years because of the Covid-19 pandemic and social distancing norms to be followed. This means that the gathering at the Red Fort would be limited and more emphasis would be on the virtual transmission of the event.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Covid spread in US, Europe has peaked, now in sustained decline: Report
Chicago, July 4 (IANS) COVID-19 pandemic has reached its "disease break point" in the US and Europe such that population-level spread is now in inexorable decline, according to a report by David Capital Partners.
2020-07-04
Category: International, United States,National
FIFA to inspect 2021 U-20 World Cup venues in Indonesia
Jakarta, July 4 (IANS) FIFA delegates will visit Indonesia in September to closely look at and assess the condition of venues of the 2021 U-20 World Cup, the Indonesian Football Association said.
2020-07-04
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Football
New Covid-19 lockdown restrictions for Chennai from July 6
Chennai, July 4 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Saturday announced restrictions of time and functioning for Chennai businesses during the Covid-19 lockdown from July 6 onwards.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
With 765 new cases, Andhra's Covid tally swells to 17,699
Amaravati, July 4 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh reported on Saturday that 765 samples tested positive during the tests conducted in the last 24 hours ending 9 a.m. The latest single-day tally takes the cumulative figures of Covid-19 cases to 17,699, including cases detected among returnees from other states and foreign countries.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Let us code for an Aatmanirbhar Bharat: PM
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, here on Saturday, launched the Digital India AatmaNirbhar Bharat Innovate Challenge to identify the best Indian apps, already being used by citizens and have the potential to scale up and become world class.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
Follow raj dharma, tell truth about China incursion: Cong to PM
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Reminding Prime Minister Narendra Modi to follow the 'raj dharma' (royal duty), the Congress, here on Saturday, asked him to tell the people truth about Chinese incursion, give its army a befitting reply and force it to back down from illegal occupation on the Line of Actual Control (LAC).
2020-07-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Lalu seeks bail ahead of Bihar Assembly elections
Ranchi, July 4 (IANS) Jailed former Bihar Chief Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad has applied for bail in the Chaibasa treasury fraudulent withdrawal case in the run-up to the Bihar Assembly polls.
2020-07-04
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics