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Experts sound alarm over hypertension amid Covid-19 pandemic
New Delhi, July 25 (IANSlife) Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a serious medical condition that is one of the leading causes of death in the world. After more than a year of the coronavirus pandemic, there is enough evidence that people with high blood pressure are more likely to get severely sick or die if they get Covid-19.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
NASA lander reveals Mars' deep interiors for 1st time
Washington, July 25 (IANS) NASA's Insight lander has revealed deep interiors of the Red Planet for the first time, confirming that the planet's centre is molten (Earth's outer core is molten while its inner core is solid).
2021-07-25
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
'Mute' servant beats employer to death, starts talking
Kannauj (UP), July 25 (IANS) In a shocking incident, a young man working as a domestic help and posing as a deaf and mute person, beat his employer to death and critically injured an elderly relative who came to rescue him.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
R Madhavan on the importance of being kind, caring and compassionate
New Delhi, July 25 (IANSlife) Parents are a child's first exposure to the world. Right from conception till the time they are adults, parents mould a child to be a better human being. Kids learn valuable lessons like love, care, kindness and compassion from everyone through their experiences and face-to-face interactions at home, at school and during playtime with friends. These qualities are learnt over time and through practice, but this learning starts at home.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
PM Modi cheers for India Olympic team in Mann ki Baat
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) A day after India won its first silver medal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the 'Victory Punch Campaign' has already begun on social media.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Olympics shooting: Panwar, Deepak fail to qualify for air rifle final
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Indian rifle shooters Divyansh Singh Panwar and Deepak Kumar continued a disappointing run for shooters, failing to qualify for the final of the men's 10m air rifle event at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
JLo, Ben Affleck make relationship official, seal it with a kiss
Los Angeles, July 25 (IANS) Finally putting all rumours to rest, singer-actress Jennifer Lopez on her birthday has made her relationship with Hollywood star Ben Affleck official on social media.
2021-07-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Pakistan records 2,819 new Covid cases
Islamabad, July 25 (IANS) A total of 2,819 people tested positive for Covid-19 in the last 24 hours in Pakistan, raising the country's total infection tally to 1,004,694, the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
M. Night Shyamalan's movie 'Old' inspired by Father's Day gift
Los Angeles, July 25 (IANS) Indian-origin Hollywood filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan was inspired by a present given by his daughters on Father's Day which helped in making his upcoming movie titled 'Old'.
2021-07-25
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Nearly 70,000 people affected by floods in China's Shaanxi
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) Nearly 70,000 people from 146 villages in Luonan county in China's Shaanxi province have been affected by floods triggered by torrential rain, authorities said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Runaway kids 'bored' with online classes brought back home
Mathura (Uttar Pradesh), July 25 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, two children, aged 11 and 9 years, ran away from home because they were 'bored with online classes and upset at being scolded by parents'.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Finch ruled out of B'desh series, likely to undergo knee surgery
Bridgetown (Barbados), July 25 (IANS) Skipper Aaron Finch has been ruled out of the remainder of Australia's tour of the West Indies and their upcoming series in Bangladesh.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Chinese city launches 2nd round of nucleic acid test
Beijing, July 25 (IANS) A second round of Covid-19 nucleic acid test was launched in Nanjing city, capital of China's Jiangsu province, following a resurgence of new confirmed cases.
2021-07-25
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
After Punjab PCC change of guard, state cabinet rejig likely
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) After the installation of Navjot Singh Sidhu as Punjab Congress chief, sources in the party indicate that the state cabinet is likely to be expanded with the induction of new ministerial faces.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Olympics tennis: Defending champion Andy Murray withdraws from singles
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Defending champion Andy Murray of Great Britain withdrew from the singles draw at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday citing a right quad injury. The 34-year-old plans to continue in the doubles draw with Joe Salisbury.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Chilean Ministers meet Sinovac executives over potential vax production site
Santiago, July 25 (IANS) Chilean Ministers have met executives from the Chinese company Sinovac over the pharmaceutical firm's plan to create a potential vaccination production site.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Idris Elba feels fortunate to be alive after Covid battle
London, July 25 (IANS) British star Idris Elba, who was one of the first celebrities to share about battling Covid-19, says he is fortunate to be alive and that every day he is thankful.
2021-07-25
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Armed forces increase deployment for relief ops in Maha, K'taka, Goa
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Indian Armed Forces have increased deployment of more men and material on ground to carry out relief and rescue operations in flood-affected areas of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Goa, caused by incessant rains and consequent overflowing of riverbanks and dams.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Iraq arrests terrorists responsible for Baghdad bombing: PM
Baghdad, July 25 (IANS) Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi has announced the dismantlement of a terrorist cell linked to a recent bombing in capital Baghdad, which left dozens of people killed and wounded.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Olympics tennis: Sania-Ankita knocked out in the first round
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) The Indian pair of Sania Mirza and Ankita Raina were knocked out in the first round of the women's doubles event at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Amazon may soon allow digital currency as payment mode
San Francisco, July 25 (IANS) Amazon may allow users to pay in cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin soon as the e-commerce giant is hiring a digital currency and blockchain product lead for its payments team.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Spain imposes quarantine for arrivals from Argentina, Colombia, Bolivia, Namibia
Madrid, July 25 (IANS) The Spanish government has announced that travellers from Argentina, Colombia, Bolivia and Namibia will have to spend 10 days in quarantine following their arrival in the country.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Spain,Politics
It's a case of present uncertain for Yediyurappa and future tense for BJP
Bengaluru, July 25 (IANS) Monday happens to be the second anniversary of the BJP government in Karnataka. But instead of the air of exuberance associated with such occasions, a nervous tension smoulders beneath the surface. While the Covid pandemic has certainly put the lid on public celebrations and exuberance, it's a different story in Karnataka.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Palestinian diplomat slams 'inaction' towards Israel's violations
Ramallah, July 25 (IANS) A senior Palestinian diplomat has slammed what he termed as the international community's inaction towards the Israeli violations in the Palestinian territories.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Israel,Politics
S.African schools ready to reopen: Minister
Johannesburg, July 25 (IANS) South Africa is ready to reopen schools from Monday as Covid-19 figures are reducing and measures have been put in place to reduce transmission, said the Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga.
2021-07-25
Category: International, South Africa,Politics
Iraqi Communist Party withdraws from parliamentary polls
Baghdad, July 25 (IANS) The Iraqi Communist Party has announced its withdrawal from the upcoming parliamentary elections scheduled for October 10.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Olympics: Spain's Sara Sorribes sends world No. 1 Ashleigh Barty packing in opening round
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Sara Sorribes Tormo of Spain, ranked 48th in the world, caused the biggest upset in women's tennis at the Tokyo Olympic Games, defeating world No. 1 Ashleigh Barty of Australia 6-4, 6-3 on the Centre Court in Ariake Tennis Park, here on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Tusker attacks forest guard in UP's Amangarh Reserve
Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), July 25 (IANS) An angry tusker attacked and injured a forest guard when the latter was patrolling in the Makoniya section of the Amangarh Tiger Reserve on a motorcycle.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Dalai Lama offers prayers for Maharashtra flood victims
Dharamsala, July 25 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama has written to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray that he will offer prayers and condolences to the families who have lost loved ones in the devastating floods, his aides said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
21 Houthi rebels killed in Saudi-led airstrikes
Sanaa, July 25 (IANS) A total of 21 Houthi rebels were killed in airstrikes launched by the Saudi-led coalition on the militia group's positions in Yemen's central province of Al Bayda, according to medics.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Yemen,Politics
UP: Man gets life sentence for raping, beheading minor
Bareilly (Uttar Pradesh), July 25 (IANS) A special POCSO court in Bareilly has awarded life term to a man, accused of raping and beheading an eight-year-old girl.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Uncertainty over new role of ministers dropped from Modi Cabinet
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) There is uncertainty over the new role of former union ministers, who were dropped from the Modi cabinet earlier this month, in the BJP's organisational set up or some other responsibility.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Yogi'a mango diplomacy, 'choicest' fruits to PM, BJP leaders
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) After slamming Congress MP Rahul Gandhi over his remarks on Uttar Pradesh mangoes, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has sent high quality mangoes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his cabinet colleagues, BJP president J.P. Nadda and other senior leaders of the BJP.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
India logs over 39K Covid cases, 535 deaths in 24 hours
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India on Sunday recorded 39,742 cases of Covid-19 and 535 deaths, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data showed.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Novel therapy might be effective in many cancers
New York, July 25 (IANS) A team of researchers has developed a novel therapy that could be effective for different types of cancers.
2021-07-25
Category: International, United States,International
Online classes: 55% students report health issues
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Nearly 55 per cent students in Classes 4 to 12 have reported health issues, mainly due to prolonged online learning during the pandemic.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine
US firm HAAH to acquire debt-ridden SsangYong Motor: Report
Seoul, July 25 (IANS) The head of US-based vehicle importer HAAH Automotive Holdings has said the company is set to submit its letter of intent (LoI) next week to acquire the debt-ridden SsangYong Motor Co, industry sources said on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, South Korea,Business/Economy
AIMIM extends olive branch to SP
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Chief of the All-India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM), Asaduddin Owaisi has finally extended an olive branch to the Samajwadi Party (SP).
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
I-T Dept conducts pan-India searches on prominent business group
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Income Tax (I-T) Department has conducted a pan-India search operation on a prominent business group, which is involved in businesses in various sectors, including media, power, textiles and real estate, with a group turnover of more than Rs 6,000 crore per annum.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Australia break world record to win women's 4X100m freestyle relay gold
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Australia beat their own world record to win the women's 4X100m freestyle relay gold at the Tokyo Olympics Games here on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Banarasi saree to have QR code woven in
Varanasi, July 25 (IANS) A QR code will now be woven into handloom Banarasi sarees to affirm their genuineness.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
End of 'inclusiveness' in TN politics?
Chennai, July 25 (IANS) When the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC) sleuths raided 21 premises, including the residence of AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu Transport Minister M.R. Vijayabhaskar on July 22, it sent out a clear message -- the politics of vendetta which is a common phenomenon in Dravidian politics of the state is back with a bang.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Opinion/Commentary,Politics
After Punjab, Cong aims to put its house in Rajasthan in order
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) After resolving the Punjab issue, the Congress party is focusing on problems in its Rajasthan unit. The party leadership has sent K.C. Venugopal, General Secretary (Organisation) and state in-charge General Secretary Ajay Maken to Jaipur to meet all the factions and resolve the crisis in the party there.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Astro Zindagi (Weekly Horoscope)
Here is a guide to the week ahead for you. This is your forecast for July 26-August 1.
2021-07-25
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Defence and security come first (Column: Spy's Eye)
In the context of the pandemic affecting the world, India being amongst the worst impacted countries, the fundamentals of State-Citizen relationship in a democratic dispensation have come under the focus in terms of defining where the nation's energies and resources would be devoted first. The health emergency caused by Covid-19 has been with us for more than a year -- and still persistent -- leading to enormous loss of lives, destruction of employment and a sharp rise of poverty posing the unprecedented challenge before the ruling dispensation of reviving a derailed economy.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,National,Opinion/Commentary
Olympics: Sindhu starts campaign with easy win (Ld)
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) India's Rio Olympics silver medallist PV Sindhu started her campaign in Tokyo without breaking a sweat, cantering to a comprehensive 21-7, 21-10 win over Ksenia Polikarpova of Israel in a women's singles Group J match on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
UP becomes largest producer of ethanol in India
Lucknow, July 25 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has emerged as the largest ethanol-producing state in the country.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
16 unicorns, $11bn funding: Indian startups rise sans Chinese money
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The great Indian tech startup story is being rewritten amid the Covid-19 pandemic as traditional sectors still bear the brunt.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Vitalina wins air pistol gold for ROC as Manu, Yashaswini bow out in qualification
Tokyo, July 25 (IANS) Vitalina Batsarashkina, representing the Russian Olympic Committee (ROC) team since Russia is banned, won the women's 10m air pistol gold with an Olympic record of 240.3 points, even as Indian shooters -- Manu Bhaker and Yashaswini Singh Deswal -- failed to qualify for the finals, finishing 12th and 13th respectively on the second day of the Olympic Games here on Sunday.
2021-07-25
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Their Crimes Don't Count! (Column: B-Town)
Film folk of yore preferred to keep their private lives to themselves. There was little exposure to the public in real life. All their communication or keeping in touch happened through fan mail. Yes, once every week, you heard a popular star anchoring a film songs slot on the radio which catered to the army personnel. Not only the army, but all music lovers also heard the programme and loved the stars even more.
2021-07-25
Category: India, Goa,National,Opinion/Commentary