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KSRTC stamping passengers at Majestic station in B'luru
Bengaluru, July 1 (IANS) The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) is stamping passengers boarding its buses at one city bus station amid spiking Covid cases in Bengaluru, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
'Sooryavanshi' update: Karan Johar not dropped as co-producer
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) A unconfirmed report that had gone viral on Wednesday suggesting Karan Johar has been dropped as co-producer of the much -hyped Akshay Kumar-starrer "Sooryavanshi" has been refuted as fake news by the makers.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Muslim groups urge KCR to scrap Narasimha Rao centenary events
Hyderabad, July 1 (IANS) An umbrella group of various Muslim organisations in Telangana has appealed to the state government to withdraw its decision to celebrate birth centenary celebrations of former Prime Minister P. V. Narasimha Rao, saying the move has hurt the sentiments of the Muslim community.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Let even pvt doctors prescribe Covid tests, Centre urges states
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) In what can be good news for citizens, Union Health Secretary Preeti Sudan and ICMR Director General Dr Balram Bhargava have told the states to ensure full utilisation of all Covid-19 testing laboratories. They also said that even qualified private doctors should be allowed to recommend a Covid test, given the criteria are met.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Telangana's daily Covid tally again crosses 1K-mark
Hyderabad, July 1 (IANS) Telangana saw another big surge in Covid-19 cases on Wednesday with 1,018 people testing positive for the virus, pushing the state's tally to 17,357.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
US welcomes India's 'clean app' policy banning Chinese apps
New York, July 1 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has welcomed India's ban on 59 Chinese apps, saying the "clean app" policy will promote India's national security against the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) spying on the country.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Gmail down in India, company working on a fix
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Google users had a harrowing time in India as Gmail and other internet services went down for hours on Wednesday evening.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Gujarat reverses its decision to hold university exams
Gandhinagar, July 1 (IANS) Following directives from the Union government, the Gujarat government on Wednesday reversed its earlier decision to hold final year examinations of all universities and colleges in Gujarat.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education
June auto sales show sequential uptrend (Roundup)
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India's major automobile players reported a sequential uptrend in June, as the rate of sales de-growth decelerated.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Highest single-day spike takes Gujarat's Covid taly to 33,318
Gandhinagar, July 1 (IANS) Gujarat on Wednesday reported the highest single-day spike in the number of Covid-19 cases as 675 fresh infections were reported across the state, taking the tally of positive cases to 33,318, officials said.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
'Militants seek to target B'desh security agencies but lack capacity'
Dhaka, July 1 (IANS) Militants in Bangladesh have the police, the RAB (Rapid Action Battalion) and other law enforcement agencies as their main targets and are trying to instigate attacks on them, a top police officer said.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
RSS backed BMS joins hands with Left, Cong for 3-day coal mine strike
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) It looks like Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren is not the only one who is opposed to the Centre opening up the coal sector for private players. A key RSS affiliate, Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS), too has now joined the joint call for a three-day strike in all coal mines across India starting Thursday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Assam floods death toll rises to 33, 15L affected
Guwahati, July 1 (IANS) The ongoing wave of floods in Assam, triggered by the monsoon rains, claimed six more lives on Wednesday, taking the death toll to 33, besides affecting around 15 lakh people in 21 of the state's 33 districts, officials said.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
K'taka Covid tally crosses 16k with record 1,272 new cases
Bengaluru, July 1 (IANS) Karnataka registered a record 1,272 Covid positive cases to breach the 16,000- mark to take the states tally to 16,514, while seven people succumbed to the dreaded virus, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
United need 3-4 players of Fernandes' quality: Neville
London, July 1 (IANS) Manchester United will have to get three or four more players in the mould of Bruno Fernandes so as to challenge for the title next season feels Gary Neville. United have not lost a match in which Fernandes has played since the Portuguese midfielders joined the Premier League giants from Sporting CP in a 55 million Euro move in January.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Congress slams eviction notice to Priyanka
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Congress leaders have reacted sharply on the eviction notice served to party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra though sources close to her said she will comply with the notice.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Maha sees new high of 5,537 Covid cases, deaths cross 8K (Roundup)
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) On the first day of a new phase of lockdown till July 31, Maharashtra's Covid-19 cases rose to a new high of 5,537 - up from the previous high of 5,493 on June 28, while there were 198 more deaths with Thane district fatalities shooting above the 1,000 mark, health officials said here on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Here's why PUBG Mobile and Call of Duty aren't banned in India
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The Government of India recently banned 59 Chinese apps on concerns over the safety and security of user data and privacy of Indians.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
GB Nagar reports 58 new Covid cases in last 12 hours
Noida, July 1 (IANS) Even with the national capital struggling to keep its daily Covid-19 tally under the 2,000-mark, its neighbouring Gautam Buddha Nagar, which comprises Noida and Greater Noida, witnessed 58 new cases in the last 12 hours, while 17 persons were discharged from different hospitals in the district.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
JSW Steel's Karnataka plant sealing extended amid Covid
Bengaluru, July 1 (IANS) Karnataka's Ballari district administration has extended the sealing of JSW Steel plant and township in Toranagallu village till July 31 to contain the spread of Covid, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Chidambaram hails decision to skip Ganesh fest amid Covid pandemic
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) After it was announced that the iconic Lalbaugcha Raja Ganesh idol in Mumbai will not be established during the upcoming 11-day Ganeshotsav starting August 22 in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, senior Congress leader and former Union Minister P. Chidambaram on Wednesday hailed the decision taken by the organisers.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Hid my wife inside cupboard of hotel room during 1999 WC: Saqlain
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Pakistan spin great Saqlain Mushtaq said that he had to once hide his wife in the cupboard of his hotel room after a sudden change in the team policy meant that all family members of the players had to be sent home during the 1999 World Cup. Saqlain said that spending time with his wife, who stayed in London, had become an important part of his routine and he was not ready to follow the sudden change in rules.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Aditya Ghosh joins Fabindia board of directors
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Retail brand Fabindia on Wednesday announced the appointment of former IndiGo President Aditya Ghosh as a member on the company's board of directors.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Fintech firm Zeta expands operations in Vietnam, Philippines
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Bangaluru-based fintech company Zeta on Wednesday announced it has expanded operations in the Philippines and Vietnam.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
How 'Aarya' was directed all over again at the editing table
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Editors Khushboo Agarwal and Abhimanyu Chaudhary have revealed how the web series "Aarya" was directed all over again at the editing table.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mahindra's June overall auto sales down 55%
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Automobile manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra on Wednesday reported a decline of 55 per cent in its total vehicle sales in June 2020.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Cop in UP's Deoria arrested for masturbating in front of woman
Deoria (Uttar Pradesh), July 1 (IANS) The station house officer (SHO) of Bhatni police station, who was suspended for allegedly masturbating in front of a woman complainant, has been arrested.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ileana D'cruz: Yes I'm human, I get zits
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Actress Ileana Dcruz replied to a social media user who commented on her pimple, saying she is human and does get zits.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
India's banking sector expected to face capital shortfalls: Fitch
Mumbai/Singapore, July 1 (IANS) Ratings agency Fitch Ratings on Wednesday said that India's banking sector is expected to face capital shortfalls due to coronavirus pandemic-related disruption.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Amrita Rao roots for eco-conscious Ganesh Chaturthi celebration
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Actress Amrita Rao is happy that her community Ganesh pandal committee has taken a timely decision of postponing the annual Ganesh Chaturthi celebration from August 21 this year to February 2021.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
When Tendulkar asked Badani to switch Srinath's trousers
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Former cricketer Hemang Badani said that batting great Sachin Tendulkar had once asked him to exchange former fast bowler Javagal Srinath's trousers with Tendukar's just so the latter can laugh and relax before a match. Ahead of an ODI match in 2002 against England in Cuttack, Badani said that Srinath was being uncharacteristically nervous and Tendulkar decided to play a prank on him to lighten his mood.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Stamp duty on MFs to reduce portfolio churn by investors
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The imposition of stamp duty on mutual funds will impact in case of churning the portfolio and will encourage the investors to stay invested for a longer duration.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Have no incentive to keep hate speech: Facebook's Nick Clegg
San Francisco, July 1 (IANS) As Facebook ad boycott by more than 400 brands officially starts on Wednesday, the social networking giant said it was getting better at removing harmful content and that the platform does not in any way profit from hate speech.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Aayush Sharma blames wife Arpita for his 'added fat' during lockdown
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Actor Aayush Sharma has been having cheat day meals during the lockdown, and he blames his wife Arpita Khan for it.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
FM stresses on role of tax admin for 'Aatma Nirbhar Bharat'
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said that the GST administration will have a major role to play in the objective of 'Aatma Nirbhar Bharat' or self-reliant India and it must foresee the challenges faced by Indian companies to help them compete globally.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Malaika Arora: Bffs that pout together stay forever
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Actress Malaika Arora is missing spending time with her BFFs Kareena Kapoor Khan, Karisma Kapoor, and sister Amrita Arora. She has shared a throwback moment with her girl gang on social media.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Karnataka mulls more steps to contain Covid spread in state
Bengaluru, July 1 (IANS) With positive cases surging by the day, Karnataka would have more measures to contain the Covid spread in the southern state, especially in this tech city, which accounts for 26 per cent of the infections, a minister said on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
198 more test corona positive in J&K
Jammu, July 1 (IANS) As many as 198 more coronavirus cases were reported in Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday, taking the active cases to 2,734 in the union territory.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Honda's June retail sales jump 156%
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India on Wednesday reported a sequential increase of 156 per cent in retail sales for June.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Dr Reddy's ties up with Fujifilm, GRA for potential Covid drug
Hyderabad, July 1 (IANS) Pharma major Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd on Wednesday announced that it has partnered with Fujifilm Corporation, through Fujifilm Toyama Chemical Co Ltd, and Global Response Aid (GRA) for the development, manufacture and sales of Avigan tablets (generic name favipiravir), a potential treatment for Covid-19.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Mohena Kumari's brother tests COVID-19 positive
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Television actress Mohena Kumari and her family has tested COVID-19 negative after a month-long battle with the virus, but her brother has now tested positive.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
BSNL's 4G upgradate tender cancelled, DoT to issue to fresh one
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) In yet another move to keep Chinese technologies companies at bay, the Centre has cancelled the 4G upgradation tender for BSNL as it has decided to come up with fresh specifications for the upgrade process, sources said.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Covid-19 cases in Delhi inch closer to 90,000
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The national capital witnessed a spike of 2,442 new cases besides reporting 61 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing Delhi's Covid-19 tally to 89,802 on Wednesday. The capital had recorded 62 deaths and 2,199 Covid-19 cases on Tuesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Manohar's exit signal of BCCI's increasing clout in ICC: Anirudh Chaudhry
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) With the annual conference a little more than three weeks away, the International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman Shashank Manohar decided to announce that he is stepping down from his position. This has led to former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Treasurer Anirudh Chaudhry stating that this is a signal of the Indian boards increasing clout in the international body.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Tata Motors' Q1FY21 total sales at just over 25K units
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors on Wednesday reported a downfall in total sales for Q1FY21.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Akram takes over as General Secretary of Mohammedan Sporting
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) Sk. Wasim Akram on Wednesday formally took charge as the General Secretary of city football outfit Mohammedan Sporting Club, a statement said.
2020-07-01
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
UK mulls tough regulation to curb Google, Facebook's ad dominance
London, July 1 (IANS) The UK competition watchdog on Wednesday called on the government to introduce a new pro-competition regulatory regime to tackle Google and Facebook's market power.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Delhi Police Inspector falls prey to Covid-19
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) An Inspector of Delhi Police Special Cell has succumbed to coronavirus at the Max Hospital in Saket. He was 49 years old.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
California sues Cisco alleging caste discrimination against Dalit
New York, July 1 (IANS) Opening a new front in the civil rights campaign in the US, California has filed a case against technology company Cisco alleging discrimination against a Dalit employee.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Human Interest/Society
Exercise increases benefits of breast milk for babies: Study
New York, July 1 (IANS) Even moderate exercise during pregnancy increases a compound in breast milk that reduces a baby's lifelong risks of serious health issues such as diabetes, obesity and heart disease, say researchers.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Apple blocks updates on thousands of iPhone games on China App Store
San Francisco, July 1 (IANS) Apple has reportedly stopped updating thousands of mobile games on the China App Store under the pressure from the Chinese government to comply with the law of the land, the media reported on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Gang-rape accused police official arrested in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) The Odisha Crime Branch on Wednesday arrested the dismissed Inspector incharge of Biramitrapur police station in Sundargarh district for his alleged involvement in the gang rape of a minor girl and forced termination of her pregnancy.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SEBI extends compliance relaxations for REITs, InvITs
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Wednesday extended the deadline for regulatory filing and compliances for investment vehicles - REITs and InvITs -- for the period ended March 31, 2020 by another month over and above the extension given in March.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Manohar's exit signal of BCCI's increasing clout in ICC: Anirudh Chaudhry
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) With the annual conference a little more than three weeks away, the International Cricket Council (ICC) Chairman Shashank Manohar decided to announce that he is stepping down from his position. This has led to the former Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Treasurer Anirudh Chaudhry asking if this is a signal of the Indian boards increasing clout in the international body.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Juhi Chawla: Educated people creating the biggest mess on the planet
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Actress-environmentalist Juhi Chawla received a bag full of veggies packed in plastic and said that the "educated" people are creating the biggest mess on the planet.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Assam's Covid tally crosses 8K, Guwahati's situation critical
Guwahati, July 1 (IANS) Assam recorded 753 fresh Covid-19 cases in the past 24 hours, taking the state's tally to 8,547, while the death toll rose to 12, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
Virtual Travel is now the new normal
New Delhi, July 1 (IANSlife) Travel is one of the most rewarding and enriching adventures one can indulge in. Every year, travel enthusiasts from across the world plan their trips well in advance to ensure that they don't miss out on a single opportunity to make the most of the world's beauty. However, the Covid-19 pandemic washed off all itineraries and cancelled plans that travellers were eagerly looking forward to.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Tanuj Virwani goes trekking with his father in Lonavala
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Actor Tanuj Virwani is spending as much time as possible with his father before he flies off to UAE for work.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
The challenges the medical community is facing
New Delhi, July 1 July 1 (IANSlife) The year 2020 belongs to doctors and the healthcare workers who are risking their lives to fight the lethal, invisible virus Covid-19. While India stays at home to curb spread of the pandemic; armed with masks, gloves, and protective gears, the medical community is working tirelessly round the clock amid mounting pressure, fear of being infected and harassment and discrimination.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Ashi Singh excited to step in as princess Yasmine in 'Aladdin'
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Actress Ashi Singh, who has replaced Avneet Kaur on "Aladdin: Naam Toh Suna Hoga", is quite happy to play the role of Sultana Yasmine.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Priyanka to vacate 35 Lodhi Estate bungalow within time (Ld)
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) After being served an eviction notice by the government here on Wednesday, sources close to Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi said she would vacate the house within the stipulated time.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Mood grim in BJP before MP cabinet expansion
Bhopal, July 1 (IANS) Twitter-sledging of Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan by his predecessor Kamal Nath on Wednesday charged up the political atmosphere on the eve of the ministry expansion in Madhya Pradesh.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
151 new corona cases reported in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, July 1 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday said that 151 new coronavirus cases were reported in the state.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Sachet Tandon comes up with rendition of 'Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram'
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) "Kabir Singh" fame singer-composer Sachet Tandon has taken a devotional route this time. He has come up with a rendition of the popular bhajan "Raghupati Raghav Raja Ram".
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Railways to invite pvt players for passenger train operations
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) In a major push for the private entities in the Indian Railways, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said that the national transporter has invited request for qualifications for private participation for passenger train operations on 109 pairs of routes through 151 modern trains.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Next season we will not defend anything, we will attack it: Klopp
London, July 1 (IANS) Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said the English Premier League champions will not rest on their laurels and continue to attack teams and not just defend their crown.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
5 best alkaline water brands
New Delhi, July 1 (IANSlife) Modern lifestyles are often at odds with the healthy aspirations; people who want to achieve well being through good nutrition and exercise have an uphill task. However, the pandemic has caused the world to understand a sound way of life and brought the focus towards better urban health.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
TV actor Akkshay Dogra to make his digital debut
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) TV actor Akkshay Dogra will play a loyal cop from Punjab in his first web series titled "Dr. Donn".
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
37-year-old Mewar royal property dispute finally settled
Jaipur, July 1 (iANS) The 37-year-old dispute over the property of the Mewar royalty worth hundreds of crores of rupees has finally been settled.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Covid-19 victim's body removed after 48 hrs by Kolkata MC
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) In a shocking incident, the body of a septuagenarian who died of Covid-19 kept lying in his city home for two days ago before it was taken away by Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) on Wednesday, the National Doctor's Day.
2020-07-01
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi govt sets up 500-bed Covid Care Centre at CWG Village
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, here on Wednesday, reviewed the facilities at the newly established 500-bed Covid Care Centre at the Commonwealth Games (CWG) Village. The centre will be attached to the LNJP Hospital.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Your new social media Avatar
New Delhi, July 1 (IANSlife) Facebook today launched Avatars in India. With much of our social interaction these days are taking place online, it's a way to be able to express yourself personally on the social media platform.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Aahana Kumra does a handstand to get a 'new perspective'
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Actress Aahana Kumra shared some Wednesday wisdom by trying a handstand to get a new perspective.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Indians download many apps, time now to upload some: IT Minister (Ld)
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Giving a clear signal for greater support to startups working towards enriching the digital universe, Information and Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday that while Indians download a lot of apps from Google Play Store and Apple App Store, it is time to upload some.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
Monumental sculptures from around the world
New Delhi, July 1 (IANSlife) An ambitious exhibition of monumental sculptures will be held online across the summer through Christie's Private Sales. Using digital enhancements to bring the works to life online, most sculptures will be sold in-situ from their current homes around the world - from Australia to Yorkshire and from San Francisco to Monaco.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Covid fight in Telangana gets mired in political slugfest
Hyderabad, July 1 (IANS) The fight against Covid-19 in Telangana has become mired in a political slugfest between the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) government and the opposition parties.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Abhishek Bachchan plays a distraught father in his digital debut
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) To kill or not to kill.That is the dilemma actor Abhishek Bachchan will be seen going through in his digital debut act on the web series "Breathe: Into The Shadows".
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Chinese Trojans running amok in Indian FinTech
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Chinese onslaught continues unabated in the Indian lending space, but the regulators have not tightened the regulations around it.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National
RR online marketing course extended to current and ex-IPL players
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Deakin University & DeakinCo., Australia, and Rajasthan Royals collaborative Certificate Programme in Sports Marketing has been made available to all Indian Premier League (IPL) players, past and present through BCCI's cricket training facility, National Cricket Academy (NCA), the Royals said in a statement on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Striking vibrancy!
New Delhi, July 1 (IANSlife) Everybody wishes for a space that is youthful and vibrant. Your space doesn't have to define or limit your imagination based on your years.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Priyanka asked to vacate govt accommodation within 1 month
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The government has asked Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, daughter of party chief Sonia Gandhi, to vacate her government accommodation within a month as she is no longer in the list of Special Protection Group (SPG).
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sonakshi Sinha, R Balki, Nandita Das among celebs spreading human rights awareness
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha and actress-filmmaker Nandita Das, along with filmmakers R Balki, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, Shonali Bose, Alankrita Shrivastava, Saket Chaudhary and Ruchi Narain, have lent their voice to the podcasts, United for Human Rights.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
WhatsApp introduces animated stickers, QR codes globally
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) WhatsApp on Wednesday introduced animated stickers, QR codes and improvements to group video calls for its more than 2 billion users globally.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Bhandari got $4.9 mn from SECL in 2009, bought London property
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Fugitive arms dealer Sanjay Bhandari allegedly received an amount of $4,999,699 in the bank account of his UAE-based company Santech International FZC from the Samsung Engineering Corporation Ltd (SECL) and did not disclose it in his income tax returns.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi HC adjourns Pinjra Tod activist's plea on counsel access
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday adjourned to July 3 the hearing on a petition by Pinjra Tod member Devangana Kalita to seek directions to Tihar Jail authorities to allow her access to her counsel through videoconference.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Corona Helpline for Delhi Police' inaugurated
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Concerned over the rising cases of the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) in Delhi Police force, Commissioner SN Shrivastava on Wednesday inaugurated the "Corona Helpline for Delhi Police" through a video conference.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Paridhi Sharma to play Maa Vaishnodevi
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) "Patiala Babes" actress Paridhi Sharma has been roped in to play Maa Vaishnodevi in "Jag Jaanani Maa Vaishno Devi: Kahani Mata Rani Ki".
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nine designated as terrorists for pushing Khalistan movement
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The Indian government on Wednesday declared nine individuals as designated terrorists for attempting to revive militancy in Punjab through their anti national activities and involvement in the Khalistan movement.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Sane believed he would be happier at Bayern, says Guardiola
Manchester, July 1 (IANS) Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola on Wednesday conceded that forward Leroy Sane is on his way to Bundesliga giants Bayern Munich after he rejected a new deal last month.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
NCW seeks UP DGP's report on Bhatni SHO's improper behaviour
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The National Commission of Women (NCW), taking cognizance of media reports regarding an incident where a policeman masturbated in front of a woman complainant in the Deoria district of UP, said it was "perturbed" and "shocked" by the misbehaviour of a person holding a responsible position.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
SLC denies involvement with fantasy tournament
Colombo, July 1 (IANS) Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Wednesday washed their hands off any involvement with a fantasy tournament staged by an undisclosed party under the name and title of 'Uva Premier League T20'.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Bollywood lauds COVID-19 warriors on National Doctor's Day
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Today is the birth anniversary of legendary medical practitioner Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy, celebrated all over India as National Doctor's Day. On the occasion, Bollywood celebrities took to social media to laud the efforts of doctors and other medical workers who have been fighting incessantly on the frontline in our battle against the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Do not be afraid to love anyone: Dutee Chand
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Ace sprinter Dutee Chand urged people to show courage in the face of societal taboo and love anyone regardless of their caste, gender or religion. Since coming out as India's first gay athlete last year, Dutee has been outspoken in her support for the LGBTQ+ community.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Grow your own herb garden
New Delhi, July 1 (IANSlife) Your small choice of starting a kitchen herb garden or nurturing the gardening habit can lead you to joining the fight against global warming. The good news is that your balcony, backyard or kitchen garden can help control urban temperatures, mitigating the effects of extreme heat and cold due to climate change.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Hungarian film 'Liza The Fox-Fairy' to be remade in Hindi
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) The Hungarian film "Liza The Fox-Fairy" will be remade in Hindi as "Aafat-e-Ishq", starring Neha Sharma.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Stokes has a good cricket brain, seniors will guide him: Wood
London, July 1 (IANS) England fast bowler Mark Wood feels all-rounder Ben Stokes will do a brilliant job as skipper in the absence of regular Test captain Joe Root, who will miss the first Test against West Indies at Ageas Bowl.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Security threat: Now, deliberations on Huawei, ZTE's future in India
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) After banning 59 Chinese apps, the Indian government is considering whether the presence of China's Huawei Technology Co and ZTE Corp may pose threat to security as some reports suggest their links to the Chinese ruling party and the People's Liberation Army (PLA).
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Defence/Security,Technology
Himachal hydroelectric project achieves major feat
Shimla, July 1 (IANS) Acieving what they called a major milestone, authorities executing a major hydroelectricity project in Himachal Pradesh on Wednesday said they have managed to connect two faces of a headrace tunnel despite high geo-thermal temperatures.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Withdraw anti-farmer Ordinances, say Punjab unions
Chandigarh, July 1 (IANS) Leaders of major farmers' unions of Punjab on Wednesday unanimously passed a resolution urging the central government to reconsider and withdraw anti-farmer and anti-federal Ordinances and its proposed amendments to the Electricity Amendment Act.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Marina Kuwar excited about her web series 'Virgin Boys'
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Actress Marina Kuwar, who hit the headlines a while back when singer Sonu Nigam mentioned her name while slamming music baron Bhushan Kumar as "music mafia", seems all set to make news for a positive reason now, She is gearing up for the release of her web series "Virgin Boys", and she says she is finally getting her due in the industry.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Now, UDF extends olive branch to Kerala Congress (Mani)
Thiruvananthapuram, July 1 (IANS) Two days after the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) ousted Kerala Congress (Mani) for defying its directive to vacate the president's post of the Kottayam district panchayat, the UDF on Wednesday said it never ousted the ally but only asked it not to take part in UDF meetings.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
TN corona tally goes up by 3,882 to 94,049
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) As many as 3,882 people tested positive for coronavirus over the past 24 hours in Tamil Nadu, taking the number of cases to 94,049, said the Health Department, here on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Lisa Ray flaunts her greys in new picture
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Actress and cancer crusader Lisa Ray is embracing aging gracefully. In a new post she shared on social media, she is seen flaunting her greys.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
GSTN launches SMS facility for Nil filing of GSTR-1
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTN), the technology backbone of GST system, on Wednesday launched the facility of NIL filing of GSTR-1 through SMSes.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
To the one fighting against all odds
New Delhi, July 1 (IANSlife) Currently working in Bihar at a Covid-19 treatment centre, Dr Nimrat Kaur, Regional Deputy Project Coordinator - Asia at Medecins Sans Frontieres, also known as Doctors Without Borders, has been treating patients under harsh, often unhygienic and overcrowded conditions, where their access to healthcare is already compromised.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
English Championship side Wigan Athletic goes into administration
London, July 1 (IANS) English Championship side Wigan Athletic has gone into administration, thus becoming the first English professional club to do so since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Courts not to solve your personal issues: HC on Centre, Delhi tussle on riots
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) After the tussle between the Centre and Arvind Kejriwal government again popped up in the courtroom over the representation of Delhi Police in matters concerning northeast Delhi riots, the Delhi High Court while taking a strong note of the same remarked "courts are not here to solve your personal issues".
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Hiring sentiments dim among freshers: Survey
New Delhi, July 1 (IANSlife) The pandemic has adversely affected the campus-hiring scenario across the nation. Amid the panic of unemployment and lay-offs, one-third of the students confirmed that they have a job offer at hand. Out of these students, close to 44 per cent reported that their joining dates have been delayed while another 9 per cent confirmed that their offers have been rolled back, says a survey.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
B-Towners on Lalbaugcha Raja Ganeshotsav getting cancelled due to COVID
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Bollywood actors Ranvir Shorey, Dia Mirza and Vikrant Massey have reacted to the news of Mumbai's famous Lalbaugcha Raja Ganeshotsav celebration getting cancelled this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Lyon chief brands decision to end Ligue 1 early as 'massive error'
London, July 1 (IANS) Lyon President Jean-Michel Aulas on Wednesday hit out at the decision to end Ligue 1 early in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Edtech platform upGrad reverses salary cuts for all employees
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) In dismal Covid-19 times, here comes good news. Online higher education firm upGrad on Wednesday announced that they have reversed the salary cuts and will provide 100 per cent reimbursement to their employees.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology,Education
Shilpa Shetty co-authors digital book on emotional wellness
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra has co-authored a digital book titled "The Magic Immunity Pill: Lifestyle", with Luke Coutinho, a holistic lifestyle coach associated with integrative medicine. The book focusses on emotional wellness, quality sleep, balanced nutrition and adequate exercise to build a strong immune system.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Shops to reopen without odd-even system in Chandigarh, bars remain shut
Chandigarh, July 1 (IANS) The Chandigarh administration on Wednesday decided to keep the bars shut but allow all shops and restaurants to operate normally between 10 am and 9 pm by ending odd-even scheme in some markets.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
The 'Tecnomar for Lamborghini 63' motor yacht
New Delhi, July 1 (IANSlife) Automobili Lamborghini and The Italian Sea Group unveiled Automobili the 'Tecnomar for Lamborghini 63' motor yacht.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Reopen Indian side of Kartarpur corridor, say Akal Takht, SGPC
Chandigarh, July 1 (IANS) With Pakistan reopening its portion of the Kartarpur Sahib corridor, the Akal Takht and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Wednesday urged the Central government to reopen the Indian side of the corridor.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Punjab,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Religion
Bukayo Saka signs long-term deal with Arsenal
London, July 1 (IANS) Premier League side Arsenal have signed a new long-term deal with 18-year-old winger Bukayo Saka. Saka has been at the club since the age of seven. He made his debut in a Europa League match on November 18 and has since made 34 first-team appearances for the side. Saka has assisted 11 goals and is the first teenager to do so for Arsenal since Cesc Fabregas in the 2006/07 season.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Covid count dips in Andhra but tally crosses 15K-mark
Amaravati, July 1 (IANS) Despite reporting a significant dip in its Covid-19 tally, the overall numbers in Andhra Pradesh have shot past the 15,000-mark, the state nodal officer reported on Wednesday. He said that 657 samples tested positive in the 24 hours ending at 9 a.m. on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Alia Bhatt, Hrithik Roshan invited to be part of Oscar academy
Los Angeles, July 1 (IANS) Bollywood stars Alia Bhatt and Hrithik Roshan are among 819 artistes and executives who have received invitations to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Rajnath Singh to visit Ladakh, may go to forward areas also
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Amid ongoing tension with China at the borders, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will be visiting the eastern Ladakh region to interact with soldiers deployed there.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
No positive COVID-19 result in latest round of testing: EFL
London, July 1 (IANS) There have been no coronavirus positive results in the latest round of testing across the English Football League.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Parents move SC on school fees, guidelines on online education
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A group of parents from different states has moved the Supreme Court to seek directions to the Centre and state governments to direct all private unaided/aided schools to not charge fees for April-July or till commencement of physical classes.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Great opportunity for good Indian apps: Prasad on Chinese apps ban
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Union Minister for Electronics and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad on Wednesday said that the ban on 59 Chinese mobile apps is a great opportunity for Indian developers to come up with good apps.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics,Technology
Sangakkara summoned in 2011 WC final fixing probe: report
Colombo, July 1 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has been reportedly summoned by a special committee in relation to the 2011 World Cup final match fixing claims made by former sports minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
J&K Police deny civilian killed in firing by security forces
Srinagar, July 1 (IANS) In the wake of allegations surrounding the death of a civilian in Sopore on Wednesday, the Jammu and Kashmir Police denied that he was killed in firing by the security forces.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Hero MotoCorp's June sequential wholesale grows fourfold
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Hero MotoCorp reported a four time rise in wholesale growth on a sequential basis in June.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Samantha Akkineni: Congratulations you and I made it to July
Hyderabad, July 1 (IANS) Southern star Samantha Akkineni is happy for everyone making it to July.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Spotify brings Premium Duo plan to India for Rs 159 a month
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Swedish music streaming service Spotify on Wednesday announced a new subscription plan 'Spotify Premium Duo' for two people living at the same home address in 55 markets globally, including in India, for Rs 159 per month.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
CWI official calls for coach Simmons' removal for attending funeral
London, July 1 (IANS) A Cricket West Indies (CWI) official has called for the removal of Phil Simmons as the coach of the team after he moved out of the team's bio-secure environment to attend his father-in-law's funeral.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Web series to show challenges faced by music artistes at hands of music labels
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Many music artistes have opened up about the 'Music Mafia' in the last few weeks, and now there is a musical web series highlighting the struggles and challenges faced by budding and independent artistes in the music industry.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Shashank Manohar steps down as ICC Chairman
Dubai, July 1 (IANS) ICC Chairman Shashank Manohar has stepped down from the post after two, two-year tenures at its helm, the International Cricket Council has announced.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Sushant's family tags Shekhar Suman, Sandip Ssingh's conference a 'political gimmick'
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's family has said that actor Shekhar Suman and producer Sandip Ssingh's press conference with RJD leader and former Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar, Tejashwi Yadav is a "political gimmick".
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Fiscal deficit may rise 6.8% of GDP in FY21: Report
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) With economic disruptions set for a long haul due to Covid-19 pandemic, India could see its fiscal deficit this year to balloon to over 6.8 per cent of GDP, a report by a brokerage firm said on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India, Pakistan exchange lists of civilian prisoners
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India and Pakistan on Wednesday exchanged, through diplomatic channels, the lists of civilian prisoners and fishermen in their custody.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Modi deletes Weibo account as country bans 59 Chinese apps
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday deleted his account on Chinese social media app Weibo that had nearly 2.44 lakh followers, after the country banned 59 Chinese apps over national security concerns.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Politics
Gold prices hit all-time high (Ld)
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) MCX Gold hit a fresh all-time high of Rs 48,982 per 10 gm on Wednesday, while gold prices have rallied nearly 24 per cent this year. The precious metal had the best quarter, April-June, in more than four years in terms of price rise.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National
Action against those threatening Delhi riots witness: Police
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court was on Wednesday informed by police that it has registered three FIRs on the complaint given by Nisar Ahmed, who is amongst the witnesses in the Delhi riots case, alleging destruction and loot of his property during the violence.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
B'luru, Mysuru zoos to be shut on Sundays in Unlock 2.0
Bengaluru, July 1 (IANS) Zoos in the city and Mysuru will be closed for the public on Sundays following the state government declaring complete shutdowns on Sundays from July 5 to August 2, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics,Environment/Wildlife
VHP website hacked, objectionable content posted
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The website of the most influential RSS affiliate - Vishwa Hindu Parishad was hacked on Wednesday. The website whose domain name is www.vhp.org currently shows it as "under maintenance".
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Technology
Anandiben takes oath as MP's acting Governor
Bhopal, July 1 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel was on Wednesday afternoon sworn in as acting Governor of Madhya Pradesh by the state High Court Chief Justice Ajay Kumar Mittal.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Ian Bell extends stay at Warwickshire till 2021
Birmingham, July 1 (IANS) Veteran England batsman Ian Bell has signed one-year contract extension with Warwickshire that will see him tied down to the club till 2021, it was announced on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Will help Army also if needed: Shotgun champ Ronjan Sodhi
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) Former world No.1 double trap shooter Ronjan Sodhi, who was roped in by the Haryana police to teach their commandos how to use a shotgun to bring down a drone, has said he will be ready to help even the Indian Army if needed.
2020-07-01
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
Scrap draft EIA 2020, say Himachal's green activists
Shimla, July 1 (IANS) Green activists in Himachal Pradesh have written to the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change to scrap the draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) notification 2020 proposed by it.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Google announces 3 winners of 'Build for Digital India' programme
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) In a bid to help Indian students create solutions for real-world problems, Google on Wednesday announced three teams as winners of its Build for Digital India programme launched in partnership with the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) last year.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Education
J&K Police deny civilian killed in firing by security forces
Srinagar, July 1 (IANS) In the wake of allegations surrounding the death of a civilian in Sopore on Wednesday, the Jammu and Kashmir Police denied that he was killed in firing by the security forces.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Coronavirus may infect heart cells of Covid-19 patients: Study
New York, July 1 (IANS) A team of US scientists, led by an Indian-origin researcher revealed that SARS-CoV-2 (coronavirus), the virus behind Covid-19, can infect heart cells in a lab dish.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Bahuda Yatra of Lord Jagannth held without devotees
Puri, July 1 (IANS) Bahuda Yatra, the return journey of Lord Jagannath, Lord Balabhadra and Devi Subhadra, was organised without devotees, here on Wednesday. The servitors pulled the wooden chariots back from the Gundicha temple to the 12th-century Jagannath temple.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Orissa,National,Religion
SC moved for direction to scrap MoUs with Chinese companies
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court seeking a direction to the Centre to terminate the MoUs signed with the Chinese government and Chinese companies, and also direct the Centre to make public its trade policies with China, against the backdrop of a clash between the two nations' armies in Ladakh.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
IIT-K develops new micro porous film
Kanpur, July 1 (IANS) The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, has developed a elastomeric film that has multiple uses.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Science/Tech,Technology
Hindware Appliances launches auto-clean chimneys on Flipkart
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Somany Home Innovation Ltd., the makers of Hindware Appliances, on Wednesday launched a futuristic range of auto-clean chimneys on Flipkart.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Here comes 'Make in India' e-learning app
Patna, July 1 (IANS) The youth of Bihar are not only fighting at India's borders with China but do so in the field of technology as well. The demand for 'Make in India' apps has increased after the campaign to boycott Chinese apps in the country and the banning of 59 Chinese apps by the Central government.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Bihar,National,Technology
Former players thank ISL for helping Indian football make global impact
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) In the recent years, Indian football has shown tremendous improvement, not just in terms of its performance but infrastructure as well. The country has been able to make great strides towards the development of the sport in the country and it has been helped immensely by the Indian Super League (ISL) ever since its inception in 2014.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
13-year-old boy commits suicide after denied mobile phone
Ranchi, July 1 (IANS) A 13-year-old boy committed suicide after denied new Andriod mobile phone in Jharkhand's Gumla district on Wednesday, police said.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
I know Federer is all for the money at the top: Harris
Sydney, July 1 (IANS) Australia tennis player Andrew Harris trained his guns towards big-ticket players for failing to do anything for lower-ranked players, who according to him, have suffered the most during these unprecedented times put forward by coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Tennis
Karnataka honours Corona warriors on Doctor's Day
Bengaluru, July 1 (IANS) Recognising their selfless service over the last 3 months in their relentless fight against the corona virus spread, Karnataka on Wednesday honoured doctors, nurses, paramedics and other healthcare warriors, marking the National Doctor's Day.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
High frequency indicators picked up in Unlock 1: SBI Ecowrap
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Various high frequency indicators have shown a pick up in Unlock 1period which lasted from June 1 to 30, a SBI Ecowrap report said on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Dhoni to captain De Villiers' star-studded IPL XI
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Former South African captain AB de Villiers decided to pick M.S. Dhoni as the captain of his all-time Indian Premier League (IPL) XI. De Villiers also kept New Zealand captain Kane Williamson and Australia's Steve Smith as options for number four but had to in the end pick himself because of the conditions of picking the team.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Regional lockdowns hampered output, demand in June: PMI
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Regional lockdowns to contain the spread of Covid-19 outbreak hampered India's manufacturing output and demand conditions in June.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
9 Bengaluru hospitals issued notice for denying Covid treatment
Bengaluru, July 1 (IANS) The Karnataka health department has issued a notice to nine private hospitals in the city for refusing treatment to a 52-year-old man with Covid symptoms who later died, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
India, China stress need for stepwise de-escalation at LAC as priority
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Amid the ongoing tension on the borders in eastern Ladakh, India and China have emphasised the need for an expeditious, phased and stepwise de-escalation as a priority, sources said on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
ISL has made Indian football professional & footballers secure: Gouramangi
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) Indian football veteran Gouramangi Singh feels the Indian Super League (ISL) has not only helped players feel more secure in terms of the financial aspect but also rubbing shoulders with some of the best in the business has helped them evolve over the years. Since its inception in 2014, the ISL has seen global soccer stars like Italys Alessandro Del Piero and Frances Robert Pires take part in the glitzy tournament.
2020-07-01
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Staying in non-registered hotels illegal: Goa Minister
Panaji, July 1 (IANS) Tourists will not be allowed to stay in non-registered hotels booked via app aggregator services, Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar said here on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Goa,Business/Economy,Politics
Tharanga questioned in 2011 World Cup final fixing claims
Colombo, July 1 (IANS) Sri Lanka cricketer Upul Tharanga on Wednesday was questioned by the special committee with respect to match-fixing claims made by former sports minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage, according to media reports.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Himanshi Khurana, Yuvraaj Hans team up for a Punjabi music video
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Model-actress Himanshi Khurana of "Bigg Boss" fame and Punjabi actor Yuvraaj Hans have featured in the video of the song "Bazaar" by Punjabi singer Afsana Khan.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Google acquires AR eye wearable startup North
San Francisco, July 1 (IANS) Google which gave up on its consumer eye wearable dream has acquired Augmented Reality (AR) smart glass startup called North for an undisclosed sum.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Odisha cancels Class XII pending examinations
Bhubaneswar, July 1 (IANS) The Odisha government, here on Wednesday, cancelled examinations for all Class XII pending subjects, conducted by the Council of Higher Secondary Education (CHSE), due to the spread of Covid-19 in the state.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Orissa,National,Education
US secures almost entire world stock of Covid-19 drug remdesivir
New York, July 1 (IANS) The Donald Trump administration has secured nearly the entire world stock of antiviral drug remdesivir from US-based Gilead Sciences for the next three months, leaving hardly any stock of the key Covid-19 drug for the rest of the world.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
'BJP MLA with Covid-19 at meet, but social distancing observed'
Panaji, July 1 (IANS) A day after a ruling BJP MLA tested positive for Covid-19, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday that while the MLA was a part of a meeting of legislators some days back, social distancing norms had been followed at the event.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Kajol finds new friends at home
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Amid the lockdown, actress Kajol has found a new friend at home, and introduced her new-found buddy on Instagram.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Amit Sadh: Things get grittier in 'Breathe 2'
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Actor Amit Sadh is really excited for the crime-thriller web series "Breathe: Into The Shadows". He says things get grittier.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Gujarat govt decides to allow final year examinations
Gandhinagar, July 1 (IANS) The Gujarat government, here on Wednesday, announced the decision to allow colleges and universities to conduct final year examinations. The Gujarat Technological University (GTU) has already declared dates for examinations, which will start from Thursday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Education
Threats to Taj hotels: Maha top brass review security
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) A day after two Taj Group hotels in Mumbai got security threats from Pakistan, the Maharashtra government carried out a high-level security review meeting, Home Minister Anil Deshmukh said here on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Goa CM salutes medical professionals on Doctors' Day
Panaji, July 1 (IANS) Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday saluted the medical fraternity, especially doctors, for their contribution in wake of the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic on the occasion of National Doctors' Day.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Over 97% emissions in Himalayas due to household space heating
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Over 78 per cent of the total emissions in the Indian Himalayan region are from space heating in residential dwellings in rural areas, with 71.4 per cent attributed to the northern states of Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand and Jammu and Kashmir, according to a recent report by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI).
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
'Delhi Belly' turns nine, Vir Das recalls working in the film
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Comedian-actor Vir Das on Wednesday went down memory lane and recalled working i the film "Delhi Belly", which was released nine years ago on this day.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
After US, UK mulls tougher action on Huawei
London, July 1 (IANS) In a U-turn, the UK government that earlier allowed Huawei to sell its 5G technology in the country has signalled a tougher stand against the Chinese telecom giant, a day after the US designated Huawei and ZTE as national security risks.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
AIIMS doc, IIT engineer develop mobile app for plasma donors, patients (IANS Special)
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) In the wake of rising demand of plasma treatment, a pair of brothers - a doctor at AIIMS and an engineer at IIT Delhi - have developed a mobile application that would bring the needy and the donor of plasma on the same platform.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Varanasi weavers forced to pledge jewellery, houses to survive: Priyanka
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Wednesday took a potshot at the Uttar Pradesh government, alleging that weavers in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's parliamentary constituency Varanasi "are being forced to pledge their jewellery and houses (to creditors) to survive".
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ravindra Jadeja named India's 21st century MVP by Wisden
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) All-rounder Ravindra Jadeja has been named the Most Valuable Player for India in the 21st century by Wisden. The 31-year-old's MVP rating, which was calculated using the cricket data analysis tool CricViz, was 97.3. Additionally, the rating makes Jadeja the second most valuable player of all time in Test cricket according to the analysis, only behind Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Rural demand drives Hero MotoCorp sales of 4.5L units in June
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Powered by growth from rural and semi-urban markets, Hero MotoCorp,
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Vicky Kaushal looks through binocular for his 'peeps beyond 2 kms'
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Actor Vicky Kaushal is tired of the lockdown and he has been searching for his friends beyond a two-kilometre range with the help of a binoculars in a hilarious new picture.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
UP launching major plantation drive for 'miracle' Sahjan tree
Lucknow, July 1 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government is preparing to promote plantation of 'Sahjan' trees (moringa oleifera), commonly known as drumsticks, in a big way.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
ED attaches assets worth Rs 2 cr in Punjab in FEMA case
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday said that it has attached the properties to the tune of Rs 2 crore of Sukhwinder Singh Lally of Punjab's Jalandhar in a FEMA case.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Soni Razdan finds a snake in her swimming pool
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Veteran actress Soni Razdan on Wednesday posted a video that shows a snake in her swimming pool.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Bayern Munich sign teenage defender Kouassi from PSG
Berlin, July 1 (IANS) Bayern Munich FC have completed the signing of 18-year-old defender Tanguy Nianzou Kouassi from Paris Saint-Germain (PSG). The French youth international joins on a contract valid until June 30, 2024.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Tomar urges farmers to adopt best agricultural practices
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Union Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has urged the farmers to adopt best agricultural practices for maximising the output in the ongoing Kharif season.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Ex-BSNL employee & activist Fathima asked to vacate official quarters
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) State-run BSNL has directed its former employee and activist Rehana Fathima to vacate its official residential quarters in Kochi, citing the police raid at her house post the registration of a case under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National
Siddhant Chaturvedi calls himself a 'bomb'
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) In a new Instagram picture, Bollywood actor Siddhant Chaturvedi flaunts washboard abs. Describing his shirtless look, he calls himself a "bomb".
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon Wear 4100 chip for wearables
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Global chipmaker Qualcomm on Wednesday announced its latest Snapdragon Wear 4100 platforms including Snapdragon Wear 4100+ as well as Wear 4100 for the next-gen smartwatches based on Google Wear OS and Android Open Source Platform (AOSP).
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Brits refused job interviews in Europe after Brexit
London, July 1 (IANS) As Britain reaches the end of the transition period in December this year, EU employers anticipate the end of free movement rights which allows UK nationals to live, work and study in Europe.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Over 40% Covid-19 cases in an Italian town were asymptomatic
London, July 1 (IANS) Researchers have revealed that more than 40 per cent of coronavirus cases in an Italian town called Vo were asymptomatic. The study, published in Nature, suggests asymptomatic or pre-symptomatic people are an important factor in the transmission of Covid-19.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Elnaaz Norouzi to raise money for migrant workers
Berlin, July 1 (IANS) "Sacred Games" actress Elnaaz Norouzi is going to celebrate her birthday by doing a good deed.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Germany,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
No one will replace Gerrard at Liverpool, says Henderson
Liverpool, July 1 (IANS) Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson has dedicated the team's Premier League title to former skipper Steven Gerrard, who came agonisingly close to winning the trophy in the 2013/14 season but fell short in the end.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Kartik Aaryan has a funny quip for Shehnaaz Gill
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan has dropped a funny question on a picture of former "Bigg Boss 13" contestant Shehnaaz Gill.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Dell launches thinnest mobile workstation in India
Bengaluru, July 1 (IANS) Dell Technologies on Wednesday launched a new Precision 5550 mobile workstation in India at a starting price of Rs 1,29,999.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
UPSC allows Civil Services aspirants to change exam centres
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has decided to allow candidates for Civil Services (preliminary) examination, 2020 scheduled to be held on October 4 to change their exam centres in view of coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
China deploys two more divisions of troops across LAC
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Even as Indian and Chinese militaries talk to de-escalate and disengage at borders in eastern Ladakh, Indian intelligence agencies said on Wednesday that Chinese People's Liberation Army has brought in troops of two more divisions across Line of Actual Control at disputed areas.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Namit Das calls his new web show 'Mafia' a unique project
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Actor Namit Das, who is quite excited about the upcoming web series "Mafia", says that the psychological thriller is very different as a project from everything that he has done so far.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Aus seeks long-range missiles in Indo-Pacific defence shift
Canberra, July 1 (IANS) Australia on Wednesday said that it will significantly increase military spending and focus on the Indo-Pacific region amid rising tensions between the US and China.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Difficult to maintain our current level but not impossible: Salah
Liverpool, July 1 (IANS) Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah has said he will be remaining with the Anfield giants for a long time. Salah has had a trophy-laden career at Liverpool since joining the club in 2017, most notably winning the Champions League last season and then ending Liverpool's 30-year English league title drought this year.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Gold prices hit all-time high
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Gold hit an all-time high on Wednesday with futures trading at Rs 48,871 per 10 gm as the demand for the safe haven asset continued to soar with the Covid-19 global shocks and economic uncertainty hammering down business sentiments.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National
Maldives ease lockdown restrictions on travel, prayers
Male, July 1 (IANS) Lockdown restrictions on travel and congregational prayers were eased in the Maldives on Wednesday as the island-nation moves toward a post-COVID-19 "new normal".
2020-07-01
Category: International, India,Politics
Custodial deaths: Rajini demands action against police officials
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) Actor-turned-politician Rajinikanth on Wednesday expressed shock at the way the Sathankulam police officials behaved with a Magistrate who had gone to the police station to inquire into custodial deaths and said the concerned officials should be punished.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Second group of 6 Pak players to leave for England on Friday
Lahore, July 1 (IANS) The second group of six Pakistan cricketers will depart for Manchester on Friday by the national carrier, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) informed on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Six die in NLC India boiler blast, TN CM announces compensation (Ld)
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) Six workers were killed and 17 others injured when a boiler in a thermal power unit (TPS II) of NLC India Ltd exploded on Wednesday, officials said.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National
Britons refused job interviews in Europe after Brexit
London, July 1 (IANS) As the UK reaches the end of the transition period in December this year, European Union (EU) employers anticipate the end of free movement rights which allows British nationals to live, work and study in Europe.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Ganeshotsav to turn 'Arogyautsav' at Lalbaugcha Raja (Second Ld)
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) First time in its 86-year history, the famed and iconic Lalbaugcha Raja Ganesh idol will not be established during the upcoming 11-day Ganeshotsav, officials said here on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
AAP workers protesting against fuel hike detained
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Delhi Police on Wednesday detained scores of AAP leaders and workers after they staged a protest outside the BJP headquarters against the incessant hike in fuel prices.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Australians refusing COVID-19 tests could face fines: PM
Canberra, July 1 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison warned on Wednesday that people could be fined if they refuse to be tested for coronavirus.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Australia,International
Nimrat Kaur, Soha Ali Khan among latest celebs to complain of inflated power bills
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Actresses Nimrat Kaur, Soha Ali Khan and Neha Dhupia are the latest Bollywood celebrities to complain about inflated electicity bills.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Taiwan opens doors to Hong Kongers amid security law
Taipei, July 1 (IANS) Taiwan inaugurated an office on Wednesday to help Hong Kong citizens wishing to study, do business, invest or apply for asylum in response to China's controversial security law for the city which has come into force.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Taiwan, Province Of China,Politics
Expectations were high & he kept delivering: Finch lauds captain Kohli
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Australia limited-overs skipper Aaron Finch has heaped praise on Virat Kohli and stated the India captain has handled the pressure well that comes along with a job as high-profile as that of leading the Men in Blue across the three formats.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
INS Jalashwa evacuates 687 Indians stranded in Iran
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) A total of 687 Indians stranded in Iran were brought to V.O. Chidambaranar Port in Tuticorin on Wednesday by Indian Navy Ship Jalashwa, a defence official said.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Italian Para champ Zanardi 'serious but stable'
Rome, July 1 (IANS) Former Italian Formula One driver and Paralympic champion Alex Zanardi's condition is serious but stable two days after a second operation on the head injuries he suffered after he collided onto a truck while on his handcycle in Pienza, Italy on June 19.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Motorsports
Gujarat receives around 16% of annual average rainfall
Gandhinagar, July 1 (IANS) With weather forecast indicating a good monsoon this year, Gujarat has received almost 16% of its annual average rainfall in the past couple of days amid the gloom spread by the coronavirus crisis.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Kashmiri separatist leader put in separate cell in Tihar
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The Tihar Jail authorities on Wednesday apprised a Delhi court that Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah has been accommodated in a separate cell and is being given medical facilities amid the coronavirus fear.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Oxford COVID-19 vaccine safe for people with weak immunity'
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Volunteers have begun participating in Brazil's first clinical trial of Oxford COVID-19 vaccine. The ChAdOx1 vaccine technology is based on an adenovirus, and it is considered very safe, even in people with a weak immune system.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National
Waiting For Smith unveils 'Lines of love'
London, July 1 (IANS) British singer-songwriter Harry Lloyd, also known as Waiting For Smith, has released his song "Lines of love", which emphasises that in times of doubt, often all people need is a compassionate ear.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Biden won't hold campaign rallies amid pandemic
Washington, July 1 (IANS) Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden has said he will not hold campaign rallies due to the coronavirus pandemic, it was reported on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Samsung not to attend IFA 2020: Report
Seoul, July 1 (IANS) Samsung has confirmed it will not participate in Europe's largest consumer tech trade show IFA 2020 and would go online to avoid unnecessary mass gatherings during the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-01
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Facebook hires 3 new directors to boost Partnerships business in India
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Facebook on Wednesday announced to appoint senior Samsung executive Francis Jose, former Amazon Alexa head Manohar Hotchandani and ex-Viacom and Fox executive Paras Sharma as three new directors to join its growing Partnership team in India.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Sushant's 'Dil Bechara' co-star Sanjana pens cryptic ode to Mumbai
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Actress Sanjana Sanghi, who shares screen space with the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput in the upcoming film "Dil Bechara", has penned a cryptic note to the city of dreams, Mumbai on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Kerala Assembly to meet for 1 day in July
Thiruvananthapuram, July 1 (IANS) The Kerala Legislative Assembly will meet for a day later this month to pass the Finance Bill.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Tripura to distribute Vitamin-C enriched fruits to boost immunity
Agartala, July 1 (IANS) In an effort to curb the spread of coronavirus, the Tripura government will soon start free distribution of Vitamin-C enriched juice and fruits among people in urban areas to increase their immunity, a minister said here on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Tripura,National,Health/Medicine
Judge blocks tell-all memoir by Trump's niece
New York, July 1 (IANS) A New York judge has temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's niece from publishing a tell-all memoir about the first family, a media report said on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
People will expect more from Azam because of ODI captaincy, says Abid Ali
Worcestershire, July 1 (IANS) Pakistan opener Abid Ali has heaped praise on white-ball skipper Babar Azam and stated that his calming persona helped him during his initial days in the national team. He also said people will now expect more from Azam considering he is now the skipper in two formats.
2020-07-01
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Situation improving but no room for complacency: Delhi CM
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday reiterated that the situation in the capital city is now under control and not adverse as it was a month ago but warned that there is no room for complacency as the coronavirus is unpredictable.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Priyanka Chopra seals multi-million TV deal with streaming giant
Los Angeles, July 1 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas has signed a two-year multimillion-dollar, first-look television deal with the global streaming platform Amazon.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Depression more prevalent during menopause transition: Study
New York, July 1 (IANS) Depression has been shown to be prevalent during menopause, affecting as many as 70 per cent of women transitioning into menopause, say researchers.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Czechs hold COVID-19 'farewell party'
Prague, July 1 (IANS) With a table spanning the 515-metre Charles Bridge, people in the Czech capital of Prague held a party that gave the coronavirus pandemic a "symbolic farewell".
2020-07-01
Category: International, Czech Republic,Human Interest/Society
MP cabinet expansion on Thursday: Chouhan
Bhopal, July 1 (IANS) The expansion of the Shivraj Singh Chouhan cabinet in Madhya Pradesh will take place on Thursday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
15% VAT hike comes into effect in Saudi
Riyadh, July 1 (IANS) Saudi Arabias decision to raise the value-added tax (VAT) rate to 15 per cent came into effect on Wednesday on all goods and services subject to it in markets across the Kingdom, after a royal decree was issued on May 11, state-media reported.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Business/Economy,Politics
Jacqueline Fernandez: Cinema is most beautiful fraud
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Actress Jacqueline Fernandez feels cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Everyday we should celebrate spirit of doctors & health care workers: Kohli
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Indian cricketers led by captain Virat Kohli paid their tribute to doctors on National Doctors Day, at a time when many of them are working as frontline warriors in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
No Chinese goods in food ministry now: Paswan (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Union Minister for Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan has said that his ministry has closed the door for Chinese products. Paswan said that no Chinese goods will come to his department anymore and a circular to this effect has already been issued.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Outgoing Indian Consul General to leave Dubai
Dubai, July 1 (IANS) Vipul, the outgoing Consul General of India in Dubai, is all set to leave the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on a repatriation flight next week following the completion of a three-year tenure, the media reprted on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Politics
HC asks Telangana govt to spell out stand on online classes
Hyderabad, July 1 (IANS) the Telangana High Court on Wednesday directed the state government to spell out its stand on the ongoing online classes by private schools and inform it by Friday if any policy on online classes had been framed or not.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Chinese Super League season to start on July 25
Beijing, July 1 (IANS) The Chinese Football Association (CFA) announced on Wednesday that the postponed Chinese Super League (CSL) 2020 season, which was originally scheduled to begin on February 22, will kick off on July 25.
2020-07-01
Category: International, China,Sports,Football
Lucknow officials begin anti-CAA property attachment process
Lucknow, July 1 (IANS) The Lucknow administration has restarted the process of attaching properties of the accused who vandalised public property during the anti-CAA riots in December last year.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Hyundai Motor India clocks June sales at 26,820 units
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Automobile major Hyundai Motor India On Wednesday reported cumulative sales of 26,820 units during June 2020.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Marginal hike in price of non-subsidized LPG cylinder (Ld)
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The price of non-subsidized LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) cylinders has been marginally increased with effect from Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
June shocker: Maha adds 1.04L Covid cases, outstrips France! (IANS Special)
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Maharashtra added a whopping 104,748 new coronavirus cases in June to touch a total of 174,761 -- o higher than France's current tally of around 164,801 cases, according to official data.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
COVID-19: UTT bolsters campaign to help TT fraternity during crisis
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Ultimate Table Tennis (UTT), India's premier table tennis league and changemaker in the sport, has extended its support to the campaign 'Our Chance to Serve', ensuring it provides financial assistance to individuals who are associated with the table tennis community in India and are struggling during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic situation.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
China's debt-trap diplomacy hit, Kenyan court halts project
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A Kenyan Appellate Court has halted the dragon's African safari by pronouncing that "the $3.2 billion contract between Kenya and China for the construction of the Standard Gauge Railways (SGR) is illegal." The recent judgment has lifted the lid on the dragon's "debt-trap diplomacy".
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National
Priyanka Chopra on making way into Hollywood: Had to swallow my pride
Los Angeles, July 1 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas says the first thing she had to do when she tried to make a career in the US was to swallow her pride.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Delhi L-G, CM condole demise of police inspector due to COVID-19
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday condoled the demise of Delhi Police Inspector Sanjeev Kumar Yadav due to COVID-19.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
World Bank offers $750 mn loan for India's covid-hit MSMEs
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors has approved a $750 million MSME Emergency Response program to support increased flow of finance into the hands of India's micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs), severely impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Education
Suzlon completes debt restructuring, shares hit 5% upper circuit
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Debt-laden wind power solutions provider Suzlon Energy has completed its debt restructuring process.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mohena Kumari tests COVID-19 negative
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Television actress Mohena Kumari has finally tested COVID-19 negative after a month-long battle with the virus.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Thai cafe sues US govt for spreading COVID-19
Bangkok, July 1 (IANS) A cafe in Thailand's Chiang Mai province has filed a damage lawsuit against the US government for allegedly spreading the COVID-19 pandemic, it was reported on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Thailand,International
GST collection drops 9% to Rs 90,917 cr in June
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The COVID-19 induced shrinking of economic activity for past few months has continued to have its impact on government's tax collections with revenue under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) falling far below the psychological level of Rs 1 lakh crore to Rs 90,917 crore in June.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Number of N.Korean defectors to Seoul reaches record low
Seoul, July 1 (IANS) The number of North Korean defectors to South Korea reached a record low in the second quarter of the year due to the restrictions triggered by the coronavirus pandemic, Seouls Unification Ministry reported on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
K'taka: Govt training institutes to function from July 15
Bengaluru, July 1 (IANS) Amid Unlock 2.0, the central and state government training institutions will be allowed to function in Karnataka from July 15, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Jharkhand CM helps athlete selling vegetables to make ends meet
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A female athlete in Jharkhands Ramgarh district has been forced to sell vegetables on the streets in order to make her ends meet. Athlete Geeta Kumari, who has won eight gold medals at state-level walking competitions, has been selling vegetables ever since lockdown due to financial problems.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
'Make in India' ventilators have BiPAP mode, cost effective: Centre
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) on Wednesday said that "Make in India" COVID ventilators supplied to states and Union Territories (UTS) have Bilevel Positive Airway Pressure (BiPAP) mode and are very cost effective.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Maruti Suzuki's total sales plunges 54% in June
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Automobile major Maruti Suzuki on Wednesday reported a year-on-year decline of 54 per cent in total sales during June 2020.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
You are a non-violent army: Rahul tells nurses (Ld)
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday interacted with four nurses, three of them also Indian-origin but stationed across the globe, to discuss their experiences as frontline warriors against novel coronavirus and described them as a "non-violent army".
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Tokyo COVID-19 cases hit highest since emergency lifted
Tokyo, July 1 (IANS) The Tokyo metropolitan government on Wednesday confirmed 67 new COVID-19 infections, marking the highest number of daily cases since the state of emergency was lifted in the Japanese capital on May 25.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Japan,International
Will help creators in India till interim ban in place: TikTok CEO
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer on Wednesday said that the company is working with various stakeholders to address the concerns raised by the Indian government, and remain committed to support the welfare of TikTok creator community till the interim ban order is in effect.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Thomson unveils new Android TVs in India, aims 15% market share
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Aiming to capture 15 per cent market share in India in the next three years, French consumer electronics brand Thomson on Wednesday launched a latest range of the Oath Pro series of Android TVs in 43 inches, 55 inches and 65 inches, starting at Rs 24,999.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Stokes will do a great job in Root's absence, he is a talisman: Coach
London, July 1 (IANS) England coach Chris Silverwood feels star all-rounder Ben Stokes will do a good job as a leader when he replaces Joe Root as captain for the first Test against the West Indies starting on July 8.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Solksjaer hails Greenwood as 'special talent' after Brighton win
London, July 1 (IANS) Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer lavished praise on young forward Mason Greenwood after the latter scored during the team's 3-0 win over Brighton and Hove Albion at the Amex Stadium on Tuesday night.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Light drinking may protect brain function in older people
New York, July 1 (IANS) It seems like consuming alcohol in older age might not be as bad as we think because researchers have found that light to moderate drinking may preserve brain function in older adults.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Four killed, 17 injured in NLC India boiler blast in TN
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) Four workers were killed and 17 others injured when a boiler in a thermal power unit (TPS II) of NLC India Ltd exploded on Wednesday, officials said.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Staying at SAI campus in lockdown helped keep Oly prep going: Manpreet
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Having being made the skipper of the national team at the tender age of 25, India hockey star Manpreet Singh has gone from strength to strength and has been leading by example for a while now.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Trump again slams China over COVID-19 pandemic
Washington, July 1 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has once again slammed China over the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic which America is struggling to contain amid a sudden surge in the number of new confirmed cases across several states.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
AP puts medicare on fast track with 1,088 ambulance fleet
Vijayawada, July 1 (IANS) The city's main thoroughfare set the stage for the grand rollout of 1,008 brand new ambulances as Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy set out to provide emergency medical services to the nook and corner of the state. An array of 1,088 brand new ambulances was flagged off by the Chief Minister on Wednesday morning from the city's Benz Circle to Raghavaiah Park.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Girl ends life because friend got higher marks
Kanpur (UP), July 1 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a girl, student of class 10, ended her life on Tuesday merely because her friend had scored more marks than her in the UP Board examinations.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Tectonic disruption in the e-commerce and retail space: eBay India
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) In an interview with IANS, Vidmay Naini, Country Manager, eBay India said the unprecedented times have called for a tectonic disruption in the e-commerce and retail space.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
ZEE5 announces TikTok rival HiPi for Indian users
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Entertainment app ZEE5 on Wednesday announced a short video-sharing platform HiPi in a bid to take on TikTok which is among the 59 Chinese apps banned by India in view of security risk.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Over 30 arrested in HK over security law enactment
Hong Kong, July 1 (IANS) More than 30 people were arrested on Wednesday after hundred took to the streets of Hong Kong in anger over the enactment of China's national security law on the city as it marked 23 years since its handover from British to Chinese rule.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
After 100 days, Kolkata's Kalighat Temple reopens doors to devotees
K0olkata, July 1 (IANS) After almost 100-day closure owing to the coronavirus-triggered lockdown, Kolkata's famous Kalighat Temple finally reopened its doors to devotees on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Religion
It hurt too much: de Villiers recalls losing to NZ in 2015 WC
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Former South Africa cricketer AB de Villiers has recalled the moment when the Proteas were sent crashing out of the 2015 World Cup semi-final at the hands of New Zealand.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Bengal BJP chief allegedly attacked by Trinamool men
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh was allegedly attacked by Trinamool Congress backed miscreants at Rajarhat-New Town located on the north-eastern fringes of Kolkata.
2020-07-01
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
'Moon expects Trump to meet Kim Jong-un before Nov polls'
Seoul, July 1 (IANS) South Korean President Moon Jae-in believes that his US counterpart President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un need to meet again ahead of the American presidential election in November in order to reactivate the Korea peace process, a senior official said on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Hitachi Vantara names ex-Cognizant executive Gajen Kandiah as CEO
San Francisco, July 1 (IANS) Hitachi Vantara, a subsidiary of Japanese tech conglomerate Hitachi Ltd, has appointed ex-Cognizant executive Gajen Kandiah as its new CEO.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
India express interest to host 2027 AFC Asian Cup
Kaula Lumpur, July 1 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Wednesday confirmed it has received expressions of interest from five member associations, including India, to host the 2027 AFC Asian Cup.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Malaysia,Sports,Football
How COVID-19 virus can infect human brain cells
New York, July 1 (IANS) Researchers have found that organoids (tiny tissue cultures made from human cells that simulate whole organs) known as "mini-brains" can be infected by the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
NASA appoints new space station programme manager
Washington, July 1 (IANS) NASA has named Joel Montalbano as manager of the International Space Station Programme following the retirement of Kirk Shireman who held the position since 2015.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
JD-S, LJD all set to unite again in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, July 1 (IANS) It's all happening in Kerala politics. After an ally of the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) was shown the door earlier this week, two parties now in the ruling Left front, which were together as a single unit in 2009, have decided to join hands again.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Voting on for Russian constitutional reform referendum
Moscow, July 1 (IANS) Voting was underway on Wednesday for Russia's constitutional referendum that could pave the way for President Vladimir Putin to remain in office beyond 2024.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Petrol, diesel prices go for a longer pause; LPG, ATF rises
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Fuel prices seem to have gone for a longer pause after rising for 22 of the past 25 days as oil marketing companies (OMC) kept the pump prices of petrol and diesel unchanged again on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Toddler rescued after watching grandad die in Kashmir terror strike (Ld)
Srinagar, July 1 (IANS) Days after a five-year-old was killed in a terror attack in South Kashmir, on Wednesday in another shocking incident in North Kashmir's Sopore a civilian was killed right in front of his three-year-old grandson.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Kohli, Rahul engage in hilarious banter over coffee cup
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India skipper Virat Kohli tried to hilariously troll batsman K.L Rahul on social media recently but the latter was up for the banter and came up with an epic reply.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
After four hours, Kerala wild elephant rescued from well
Thiruvananthapuram, July 1 (IANS) A wild elephant which strayed into human settlement areas near Pooyankuutti in Ernakulam district and fell into a well, was rescued after 4 hours of operations on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Kerala,National,Environment/Wildlife
B'desh COVID-19 restrictions extended till Aug 3
Dhaka, July 1 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has issued an order extending its restrictions on public activities and movement across the country until August 3 to contain the spread of coronavirus, it was reported on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Solidarity Cup match now to be held on July 18 in Centurion
Johannesburg, July 1 (IANS) Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Wednesday announced that the 3TCricket match will now be held on International Nelson Mandela Day, i.e. July 18 where three teams of eight will play in a single match, competing for the inaugural Solidarity Cup.
2020-07-01
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Google Search brings AR dinosaurs to living room
San Francisco, July 1 (IANS) Google Search is allowing users to bring 10 dinosaurs from the franchise film, Jurassic World, with the help of augmented reality (AR).
2020-07-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Rahul assures nurses to raise compensation issue before govt
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Former Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday assured the nurses working as the frontline fighters against the COVID-19 pandemic that he will take up their issues with the government. He told them that he will write on their behalf to the government to compensate the families of the nurses who died while performing their duties.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indians for India products, ecommerce must tell country of origin: HC plea
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought response from the Centre and various ecommerce platforms, including Amazon and Flipkart, on a petition seeking directions to the government to ensure the display of name of the manufacturing country on the products offered for sale on such websites.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Carlyle to acquire 25% stake in Airtel's Nxtra for $235 mn
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The Carlyle Group will acquire around 25 per cent stake in Airtel's data centre business 'Nxtra' for $235 million.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Blood test can predict severity of Covid-19: Study
New York, July 1 (IANS) Clinicians can examine Covid-19 patients' blood to identify those at greatest risk of severe illness and to pinpoint those most likely to need a ventilator, according to a new study.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
Boeing fails to inform of key 737 MAX design changes: Report
Washington, July 1 (IANS) A US government report has found that airplane giant Boeing failed to submit certification documents to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) detailing changes to a key flight control system of the globally grounded 737 MAX aircraft, th media reported.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
India will face stiff challenge in Australia this summer, feels Hussey
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Former cricketer Michael Hussey believes India would be have to be at their best if they are to beat Australia in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy scheduled to be played Down Under later in the year.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Pak death row convict released after 21 years
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) A Pakistani man, who spent the last 21 years on death row for a crime he was convicted of committing when he was a juvenile, has been released, according to a non-profit.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Pak govt extends permission to operate domestic flights
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) The Pakistan government has decided to further extend the permission for operating domestic flights to and from six airports of the country till August 31.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Stadia controller finally offers wireless support for Android devices
San Francisco, July 1 (IANS) Google has announced that Android devices can now pair with the Stadia Controller over Wi-Fi, just like on Chromecast and desktop.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Mexican flag carrier files for bankruptcy
Mexico City, July 1 (IANS) Mexican flag carrier, Aeromexico announced that it has filed for bankruptcy in the UnS due to financial crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Mexico,Business/Economy
HK marks 23 yrs under China with new security law (Ld)
Hong Kong, July 1 (IANS) Hong Kong on Wednesday commemorated the 23rd anniversary of its handover by the UK to China, with the controversial national security law for the city drawn up by Beijing already in effect.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
HI launches system for registration of coaches, technical officials
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Hockey India on Wednesday launched an open application submission system for registration of coaches and technical officials.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Homegrown social media apps turn restless for big leap
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The ban on 59 Chinese apps has given homegrown app developers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to create world-class products across chat, short videos, and photo/video sharing segments and led by ShareChat, desi apps are now scouting for fresh finds to invest intelligently into scaling their platforms and handle the upcoming rush.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Jameela Jamil: Lockdown made me less ignorant
London, July 1 (IANS) Actress Jameela Jamil feels the COVID-19 lockdown has helped her become a less ignorant person.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Ex-Pemex chief agrees to be extradited to Mexico
Mexico City, July 1 (IANS) Mexican Attorney General Alejandro Gertz Manero said that the former director of the state-run oil company Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), Emilio Lozoya, who was arrested earlier this year in Spain for his alleged links to the Odebrecht corruption case, has agreed to be extradited.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Mexico,Crime/Disaster/Accident
In a first, no giant idol at 86-year-old Lalbaugcha Raja (Ld)
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) First time in its 86-year history, the famed and iconic Lalbaugcha Raja will not be installed during the upcoming 11-day Ganeshotsav, official sources said here on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Bangladesh marks 4 yrs of cafe terror attack
Dhaka, July 1 (IANS) Bangladesh on Wednesday marked four years of a terror attack at an upscale cafe in Dhaka which claimed the lives of 20 civilians, mostly foreigners, and two policemen.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Bangladesh,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Trump has failed Americans amid COVID-19 pandemic: Biden
Washington, July 1 (IANS) Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden has accused President Donald Trump of having "surrendered" and "failed" the Americans in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Ahead of Bakrid, Peta campaigns to save goats
Lucknow, July 1 (IANS) A month before the festival of Bakra Eid, the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India has started a campaign to stop sacrifice of goats.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Tokyo Disneyland, DisneySea reopen after 4 months
Tokyo, July 1 (IANS) The Tokyo Disneyland and DisneySea reopened on Wednesday after being closed for four months due to the COVID-19 crisis.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Japan,Cinema/Showbiz
Ayodhya seers getting restless over delay in 'Bhumi Pujan'
Ayodhya, July 1 (IANS) Saints in Ayodhya are apparently upset over the indefinite postponement of the 'bhumi pujan' of the proposed Ram temple.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Religion
Trump approves plan to withdraw 9,500 troops from Germany
Washington, July 1 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has approved a plan presented by the Pentagon to withdraw 9,500 American soldiers from Germany as he had ordered, the Department of Defense said.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Messi reaches 700-goal milestone for Barcelona & Argentina
Barcelona, July 1 (IANS) Star striker Lionel Messi has touched the 700th career goal landmark after he scored from the penalty spot in Barcelona's 2-2 draw against Atletico Madrid at the Camp Nou in the ongoing La Liga.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Cairo palace opens to public after decades of neglect
Cairo, July 1 (IANS) Cairos Baron Palace, which has the shape of a Hindu temple and a luxurious interior, has opened to the public as a museum after decades of inexplicable neglect.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Egypt,Art/Culture/Books
On Doctors' Day, Agra expresses gratitude to corona warriors
Agra, July 1 (IANS) As the country celebrates Doctors' Day on Wednesday, people in Agra expressed appreciation and gratitude to the members of the medical fraternity who stood like the Gibraltar Rock between the deadly novel coronavirus and the patients, at great risk to their own health and well being.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Democrats urge more info on Russian-Taliban bounties intel
Washington, July 1 (IANS) Democrats were disappointed with the White House briefing on the Russian-Taliban bounties intelligence, calling for more information from the intelligence community.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Sawai Man Singh 1st Raj school to slash fees by 25%
Jaipur, July 1 (IANS) In a silver lining of sorts for parents who have been demanding waiver on school fees in view of Covid-19 pandemic in Rajasthan, Sawai Man Singh Vidyalaya (SMS) here has become the first elite school to cut 25 per cent fees of students amid the crisis.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Post Unlock 2.0, new SOPs for Goa soon: CM
Panaji, July 1 (IANS) The Goa government will be issuing new post Unlock 2.0 SOPs for the state soon, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Hariharan: Songs now are not about emotional connect but how many hits they get
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) With a career of over three decades and continuing, singer Hariharan never failed to impress music lovers across the nation and generations. The two-time National Award winner -- who has several celebrated songs across genres, including Bollywood music, ghazals, khayal and fusion music -- shares his opinion on how the business of music is going wrong owing to wrong marketing.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
UP MLA Aman Mani Tripathi weds again
Gorakhpur (UP), July 1 (IANS) Aman Mani Tripathi, an independent legislator from the Nautanwa Assembly seat, got married for the second time on Tuesday night at a hotel.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
UP Police officer masturbates before woman complainant, suspended
Deoria, July 1 (IANS) A station house officer (SHO) of Bhatni police station in Uttar Pradesh's Deoria was suspended for allegedly masturbating in front of a woman.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US Treasury Secy, Fed chief differ over economic recovery
Washington, July 1 (IANS) US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell offered Congressional lawmakers different views on how quickly the American economy would recover from the COVID-19 pandemic amid the sudden surge in the number of cases in several states.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
iPhone users on iOS 13 can 'hide' themselves on WhatsApp
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) If you do not want your friends or colleagues to find out when you last checked WhatsApp, there is a trick for Apple users who are using the latest update iOS 13.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
India, China military talks went on for 12 hours
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Talks between the Indian and Chinese military delegates to resolve the border issue in Eastern Ladakh went on for around 12 hours, sources said.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Spotify brings real-time lyrics support to 26 markets, including India
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Swedish music streaming service Spotify is adding real-time lyrics feature in 26 worldwide markets including India.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
India records 5.85 lakh corona cases with 17,400 deaths
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) India recorded a spike of 18,653 cases in the last 24 hours, pushing the total tally of COVID-19 cases to 5,85,493, with the number of fatalities mounting to 17,400, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare said on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
UNESCO chief calls for prosecution of Indian journalist's killers
United Nations, July 1 (IANS) UNESCO Director-General Audrey Azoulay has asked Indian authorities to prosecute the killers of journalist Shubham Mani Tripathi in order to end "gunpoint censorship."
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,National
1 killed as army foils infiltration bid in J&K's Poonch
Jammu, July 1 (IANS) One infiltrator was killed on Wednesday by the Army while foiling an infiltration bid near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Former FIFA top official Markus Kattner banned for 10 years
Zurich, July 1 (IANS) FIFA has banned Markus Kattner, former FIFA Deputy Secretary General and Acting Secretary General, for 10 years after he was found guilty of conflicts of interest and having abused his position.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Football
Markets open on positive note Wednesday morning
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a positive note.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
UP: Family consumes cannabis instead of fenugreek, hospitalised
Kannauj, July 1 (IANS) Six members of a family have been hospitalised at Miyaganj in Kannauj district of Uttar Pradesh after they consumed a dish made of hemp (bhang), a variety of cannabis, police said on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mississippi Guv signs bill to remove Confederate emblem from flag
Washington, July 1 (IANS) Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves has signed a legislation into law to officially removing a Confederate battle emblem from the state flag.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
CRPF trooper, civilian killed in terror attack in Kashmir
Srinagar, July 1 (IANS) One CRPF Head Constable and a civilian were killed while three other security personnel were injured after terrorists attacked a CRPF party at Sopore in North Kashmir on Wednesday morning.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
US exit from WHO, devastating loss in Covid war: Harvard expert
Washington, July 1 (IANS) US withdrawal from WHO is a devastating loss in the battle against Covid-19, said Harvard Global Health Institute director Ashish K. Jha testifying before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Dimple wishes Akhilesh on birthday, asks SP men to keep it simple
Lucknow, July 1 (IANS) Samajwadi Party president Akhilesh Yadav turned 47 on Wednesday and wife and former MP, Dimple Yadav, took to Twitter to wish her husband on his birthday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Iran n-deal remains crucial to int'l security: UN official
United Nations, July 1 (IANS) The Iran nuclear deal remains crucial to regional and international security, said Rosemary DiCarlo, the UN undersecretary-general for political and peacebuilding affairs.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Facebook to shut short-form content creation app Hobbi
San Francisco, July 1 (IANS) Facebook has reportedly decided to shut down its short-form content creation app Hobbi on July 10.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Serie A: Juventus conquer Genoa, Lazio overhaul Torino
Rome, July 1 (IANS) The race for the Serie A title has continued as Juventus dominated Genoa 3-1 while Lazio carved out three points with another comeback win over Torino.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
UP Speaker reserves ruling on disqualification of Aditi Singh
Lucknow, July 1 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh Assembly Speaker, Hriday Narain Dixit has reserved judgment on the disqualification petition of Aditi Singh, the rebel Congress Legislator from Rae Bareli.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
US hit by wave of big ticket bankruptcies (Ld)
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The US is witnessing a wave of bankruptcies of erstwhile storied names especially in the retail and energy sector due to Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Netanyahu hints at delaying West Bank annexation
Jerusalem, July 1 (IANS) Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that his government was still "working" on his West Bank annexation plan, hinting at a possible delay of the controversial move.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Israel,Politics
'Badhai Ho' maker Amit Sharma feels Salman Khan's 'Tubelight' is an overrated film
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) "Badhai Ho" director Amit Sharma says the Salman Khan-starrer "Tubelight" is an overrated film, and feels he would have done a better job directing it.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Google to protect employee privacy on company-owned devices
San Francisco, July 1 (IANS) Google has expanded Androids commitment to employee privacy in Android 11, by bringing the privacy protections of the work profile to company-owned devices.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Defence/Security
Sumit Nagal wins PSD Bank Nord Open tournament in Germany
Berlin, July 1 (IANS) Rising tennis star Sumit Nagal has become the first Indian to win an international tournament in the COVID-19 era after he lifted the PSD Bank Nord Open trophy, a locally organised clay court tournament in Germany.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Tennis
In a first, no giant idol for Lalbaugcha Raja this year
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) First time in its long history, the famed and iconic Lalbaugcha Raja will not be installed during the upcoming 11-day Ganeshotsav, official sources said here on Wednesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Canada extends ban on int'l travellers to July 31
Ottawa, July 1 (IANS) Canada has extended the incumbent ban on international travellers until July 31 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to authorities.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Canada,Politics
US firms filing for bankruptcy at fastest pace since 2013
Washington, July 1 (IANS) US companies were filing for bankruptcy at the fastest pace since 2013 as the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic continues to ripple through the country, a media report said.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Politics
Facebook bans anti-US network Boogaloo, fears backlash
San Francisco, July 1 (IANS) Facebook has removed a network of accounts, Groups and Pages related to a US-based anti-government network called Boogaloo.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
UNSC pushes for talks between Afghan govt, Taliban
United Nations, July 1 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) has pushed for an early start of the peace negotiations between the Afghan government and the Taliban.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Kenyan HC orders retrial for two rugby stars jailed for rape
Nairobi, July 1 (IANS) A Kenyan High Court has ordered a retrial of former international rugby players, Frank Wanyama and Alex Obara, who were convicted to serve 15 years each for gang rape.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Kenya,Sports,Other Sports
Air Canada suspends 30 domestic routes
Ottawa, July 1 (IANS) Air Canada announced that it was indefinitely suspending service of 30 domestic routes and closing eight stations at regional airports across the country.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Texas county extends mask order amid record high COVID-19 cases
Houston, July 1 (IANS) Texas' Harris County, where the fourth largest US city of Houston is located, has extended the mask order in all businesses for two more months as the state witnessed a record high of nearly 7,000 new COVID-19 cases
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
Ghana FA annuls 2019-20 Premier League season due to COVID-19
Accra, July 1 (IANS) The Ghana Football Association (GFA) has annulled the 2019-20 Ghana Premier League season after a long-drawn-out meeting in the capital.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Ghana,Sports,Football
19 killed in Tehran medical centre explosion
Tehran, July 1 (IANS) An explosion at a medical centre in the Iranian capital of Tehran has left at least 19 people dead and 14 others injured, it was reported.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Thailand to lift ban on int'l flights
Bangkok, July 1 (IANS) The Civil Aviation Authority of Thailand (CAAT) announced that a ban on international flights will be lifted on Wednesday, but some travel restrictions will remain to prevent any chance of the spread of COVID-19.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Thailand,Politics
'Hezbollah attempted to recruit Israeli Arabs as informants'
Jerusalem, July 1 (IANS) Israel's Shin Bet security service said that the Lebanon-based Hezbollah group attempted to recruit two Israeli Arab women as spies through a Lebanese journalist.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Israel,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
5 Indians who died serving UN among those honoured (Ld)
United Nations, July 1 (IANS) The UN has honoured an army lieutenant colonel who died while trying to save a fellow peacekeeper from drowning and four other Indians at a ceremony honouring those who lost their lives while serving the world body last year.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,National
Global COVID-19 cases top 10.4mn: Johns Hopkins University
Washington, July 1 (IANS) The overall number of global COVID-19 cases has increased to over 10.4 million, while the deaths have soared to more than 509,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,International
A revealing look into the soul of a tormented Palestinian girl
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Susan Abulhawa was born to refugees of the Six Day War of 1967, when her family's land was seized and Israel captured what remained of Palestine, including Jerusalem. Now, this Palestinian American writer and activist has come out with a powerful, furious, beautiful book on sex, power, persecution, violation, survival, and resistance.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,National,Art/Culture/Books
How India trip influenced Jeremy Wade's TV career
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) "Jeremy Wade's Dark Waters" host Jeremy Wade credits his first trip to India to the desire to start his TV career, and says the visit put him on a journey of exploration and adventure through his shows.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Pompeo urges UNSC to extend arms embargo on Iran
Washington, July 1 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo urged the UN Security Council (UNSC) to extend an arms embargo on Iran that expires in October.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Law on safeguarding national security in Hong Kong takes effect
Hong Kong, July 1 (IANS) The Law of the People's Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) took effect at 11 p.m. local time on Tuesday.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
UN launches new campaign to counter misinformation
United Nations, July 1 (IANS) The United Nations launched a new campaign to counter, by fostering personal behavior change, the growing threat of misinformation online, particularly with regard to COVID-19.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Maskless: The story of America's COVID-19 apocalypse
New York, July 1 (IANS) More than five months after America recorded its first COVID19 case, the domestic outbreak has sickened more than two million people, killed more than 126,000, new cases have spiked to record highs nationwide and yet, the simple act of masking up remains controversial for nearly half the country as public health officials are warning that 100,000 cases per day will be no surprise at current levels of infection.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
Fauci warns of 100,000 COVID cases per day in US
Washington, July 1 (IANS) Top disease researcher Dr Anthony Fauci told the US Senate that he "would not be surprised" if new virus cases in the country reach 100,000 per day.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
AR Rahman is extremely supportive of youngsters: Nakul Abhyankar
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) "Thumbi thullal", AR Rahman's new track for Tamil superstar Vikram's upcoming film "Cobra", has become a rage in a short time since its launch, and basking in its glory is new-age playback singer Nakul Abhyankar.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
3rd Indian held in a month in marijuana smuggling from Canada
New York, July 1 (IANS) A third Indian man has been caught within a month allegedly smuggling marijuana valued at millions of dollars from Canada into the United States, according to officials.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pakistani army appoints first female lieutenant general
Islamabad, July 1 (IANS) The Pakistani army has appointed the first female lieutenant general in the country's history, a statement by the army's media wing said.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Turkey reports 1,293 new COVID-19 cases, tally touches 199,906
Ankara, July 1 (IANS) Turkey's COVID-19 cases increased by 1,293, as the total cases climbed to 199,906, Turkish Health Minister Fahrettin Koca said.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Turkey,National,Health/Medicine
Is Urvashi Rautela's new film inspired by Emma Stone's 'Easy A'?
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Actress Urvashi Rautela's "Virgin Bhanupriya" is set to release soon, and she says a lot of people are curious if her film is "inspired" by Hollywood star Emma Stone's movie "Easy A".
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
US stocks rise as tech shares lead
New York, July 1 (IANS) US equities ended higher as a noticeable rally in tech shares boosted the market.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Guterres honours UN personnel killed in line of duty
United Nations, July 1 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres paid tribute to 77 UN personnel who lost their lives in the line of duty between March 16 and December 31, 2019.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Politics
ASEAN, Australia vow to work with WHO on COVID-19
Phnom Penh, July 1 (IANS) The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Australia vowed to work with the World Health Organization (WHO) and relevant agencies to enhance collective response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a Cambodian foreign ministry's press statement.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Cambodia,Politics
Namit Das: Was 'privilege' working with 'true gentleman' Chandrachur Singh in 'Aarya'
Mumbai, July 1 (IANS) Actor Namit Das, who is currently basking in the good reviews his performance in the web series "Aarya" have been garnering, has written an appreciation post for his co-actor Chandrachur Singh.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
UK COVID-19 deaths rise to 43,730 as another 155 patients die
London, July 1 (IANS) Another 155 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain as of Monday afternoon, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 43,730, the British Department of Health and Social Care said.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
UK PM unveils 5-bln-pound plan to fuel economic recovery
London, July 1 (IANS) British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a 5-billion-pound (about US $6.2 billion) plan to fuel economic recovery in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
'COVID-19 not significantly impacting Russian army'
Moscow, July 1 (IANS) The COVID-19 pandemic is not significantly impacting Russia's armed forces, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said during a conference call.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
FCC designates Huawei, ZTE as national security threats to America
Washington, July 1 (IANS) The US Federal Communications Commission designated Chinese telecom companies, Huawei and ZTE as national security risks to America's communications networks.
2020-07-01
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
192 candidates to compete for 93 seats in Singapore elections
Singapore, July 1 (IANS) A total of 192 candidates turned up to compete for 93 seats in the upcoming general election in Singapore.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Singapore,Politics
Iraq reports 1,958 new COVID-19 cases, 49,109 in total
Baghdad, July 1 (IANS) The Iraqi Health Ministry recorded 1,958 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of infections nationwide to 49,109.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
EU to allow in visitors from 15 'safe' countries
Brussels, July 1 (IANS) The EU has decided that from Wednesday EU borders will be reopened to citizens from 15 non-EU countries, including Canada, Morocco and Australia, but not the US, Brazil and Russia.
2020-07-01
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
Major encounter underway at Tral in South Kashmir
Srinagar, July 1 (IANS) A major encounter between terrorists and security forces has started at Brinthal area of Tral in South kashmir's Pulwama district, officials said.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
French Ambassador visits fair price shop in Tughlaqabad Extn
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) French Ambassador to India, Emmanuel Lenain, on Tuesday paid a visit to a fair price shop in Tughlakabad Extension in the national capital.
2020-07-01
Category: International, India,National,Health/Medicine
Unlock 2.0: Curbs to continue on several services in K'taka
Bengaluru, July 1 (IANS) Most of the services banned during the lockdown will continue to remain suspended from Wednesday as part of Unlock 2.0 in Karnataka, a top official said on Tuesday.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Covid adaptation: Airbus plans to reduce around 15,000 jobs
Toulouse (France), July 1 (IANS) Aeronautics, space and related services major Airbus plans to adapt its global workforce as it resizes its commercial aircraft activity in response to the Covid-19 crisis.
2020-07-01
Category: International, France,Business/Economy
Centre asks telcos, ISPs to block access to banned Chinese apps
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has directed telecom operators and internet service providers to block access to all the 59 Chinese apps banned by the government with immediate effect, sources said.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Unlock 2.0: Curbs on educational activities to continue in Guj
Gandhinagar June 30 (IANS) A day before the Unlock 2.0 guidelines are set to kick in across the country, the Gujarat government on Tuesday issued a notification regarding the second phase of unlocking.
2020-07-01
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Now, 700 suburban trains in Mumbai for government staff
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Both the Central Railway and the Western Railway will run a total of 700 services from July 1 to cater to the government employees and staff in other essential services as identified by the Maharashtra government, officials said here on Tuesday.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Covid tally in Telangana crosses 16,000
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) Covid-19 cases in Telangana surpassed 16,000 with 945 people testing positive on Tuesday.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Speeding car hits people sitting outside temple, two dead
New June 30 (IANS) A speeding car on Tuesday hit people sitting on the pavement outside a Hanuman temple in north Delhi's Rohini, killing two people and injuring two minors, police said. Four people in the car have been apprehended and the vehicle seized.
2020-06-30
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
K'taka Cong for all-party panel to monitor Covid work
Bengaluru, June 30 (IANS) Alarmed over the rising Covid cases in Karnataka, the opposition Congress has urged the state government to set up an all-party committee to monitor the fight against the pandemic spread.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Covid Hit: India's macros paint grim economic picture
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Key macro indicators painted a grim picture of the economy as Covid-19 induced turbulence dealt a severe blow to India's core industries, deficit and debt levels.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
K'taka field team fired for dumping Covid victims
Bengaluru, June 30 (IANS) Karnataka's Ballari district administration has fired a health department field team for inhumanly handling and ruthlessly dumping eight Covid bodies in a pit, a video of which went viral, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Tampering with historical facts in textbooks unacceptable: BJP
Jaipur, June 30 (IANS) Tampering with historical facts in Rajasthan Board of Secondary Education Class 10 and 12 textbooks "is unacceptable and an injustice to our glorious history", Leader of Opposition Gulabchand Kataria said on Tuesday, citing the references to Maharana Pratap and his father Udai Singh.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
IAF develops locust control system for Mi-17 choppers
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The Indian Air Force has indigenously designed and developed an pesticide spraying tool for Mi-17 choppers -- the Airborne Locust Control System (ALCS) -- to save the country from locust attacks.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Goa BJP MLA tests Covid-19 positive
Panaji, June 30 (IANS) A BJP MLA in Goa has tested positive for Covid-19 and has been admitted to a state-run facility, his office said on Tuesday.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Guj records 620 new Covid cases, Surat overtakes Ahmedabad
Gandhinagar, June 30 (IANS) Gujarat's coronavirus tally rose to 32,643, as 620 fresh patients were detected on Tuesday, with Surat, for the first time, emerging ahead of Ahmedabad with the maximum number of cases. There were 20 deaths taking the toll to 1,848.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
PM tweets in 16 languages to talk 'Dignity of India's poor'
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) "Ensuring dignity of the poor of India"?Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted this in as many as 16 languages, while highlighting his recent decision to extend the free ration scheme for 80 crore Indians for another five months.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Even minor heart defects linked to long-term problems in adulthood
London, June 30 (IANS) Researchers have found that a congenital heart defect in childhood increases the risk of chronic diseases, such as arrhythmia and heart failure, in adulthood.
2020-06-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Playtime with dad improves children's self-control
London, June 30 (IANS) Children whose fathers make time to play with them from a very young age may find it easier to control their behaviour and emotions as they grow up, say researchers, including one of Indian-origin.
2020-06-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Delhi's Covid tally rises to 87,360, toll now 2,742
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The national capital witnessed a spike of 2,199 new Covid-19 cases, pushing its tally to 87,360 on Tuesday, besides reporting 62 deaths in the last 24 hours.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
EU suspends PIA for six months over fake pilot licence scam
New Delhi/Islamabad, June 30 (IANS) In a major setback to Islamabad, the European Union has suspended Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) for six months over its fake pilot licence scandal.
2020-06-30
Category: International, India,National,Politics
Series of disasters in Vizag raise concerns over industrial safety
Visakhapatnam, June 30 (IANS) The port city of Visakhapatnam, the main industrial hub of Andhra Pradesh, continues to witness industrial disasters despite all the announcements and assurances by authorities after every accident.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
India's AI enabled MyGov Corona Helpdesk wins two global awards
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The artificial intelligence (AI) enabled 'MyGov Corona Helpdesk has bagged two awards under the categories 'Best Innovation for Covid-19 -- Society Peoples Choice and 'Covid-19 Overall Winner at the recently held CogX 2020, which is a prestigious global leadership summit and festival of AI and Emerging Technology held annually in London.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
India Inc will rise to the occasion, asserts Mahindra
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra said on Tuesday that India Inc will rise to the occasion to counter "the Chinese provocation" that not many Indian goods are manufactured.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India's March-end 2020 external debt rises 2.8% to $558.5 bn
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) India's external debt for the quarter ended March 2020 rose to $558.5 billion on account of currency valuation effect, commercial borrowings and non-resident Indian (NRI) deposits, official data showed on Tuesday.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
India posts marginal current account surplus in Q4FY20
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) India posted a marginal current account surplus in Q4FY20 on the back of lower trade deficit, along with higher remittances and an increase in investment flows, official data showed on Tuesday.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
India's core industrial output plunges by over 23% in May
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Output pace of India's eight major industries plunged in May 2020 by over 23 per cent, official data showed on Tuesday.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
NCW 'shocked' to see man thrashing specially-abled female colleague in AP
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Tuesday took suo motu cognizance of an incident of assault on a differently-abled woman in Andhra Pradesh, saying it was "perturbed and shocked by the incident".
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Ibrahimovic is doing well, he's a lion: Milan coach
Milan, June 30 (IANS) Star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic is likely to be included in the AC Milan squad for their match against SPAL on Monday as he continues to move back to full fitness. The 38-year-old former Sweden captain has been out since the season resumed after the coronavirus-enforced break due to a calf injury.
2020-06-30
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Bangladesh minister says boat capsize was 'deliberate murder'
Dhaka, June 30 (IANS) Bangladesh State Minister for Shipping Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury said the boat capsize in the Buriganga river that killed 34 people was a "deliberate murder", and not an accident.
2020-06-30
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
SDMC extends deadline for property tax payment
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) South Delhi Municipal Corporation has extended date of deposition of property tax to July 31, with a 15 per cent rebate.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
When Anupam Kher broke barricade to hug MJ
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Actor Anupam Kher has shared a memory of how he "broke the barricade, jumped on the stage" to meet late king of pop Michael Jackson in a throwback post he has shared on social media.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Sushant Singh Rajput case: Shekhar Kapur to be quizzed, Sanjana Sanghi grilled for 7 hrs
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Mumbai Police will record the statement of filmmaker Shekhar Kapur as part of investigation into the death of actor Sushant Singh Rajput.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Uniform stamp duty on securities market instruments from July 1
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The amendments in the Indian Stamp Act, 1899, to bring about uniformity of the stamp duty on securities across states will come into effect from Wednesday, July 1.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Assam flood situation remains grim, 15 lakh people hit, death toll at 27
Guwahati, June 30 (IANS) The current phase of floods in Assam, triggered by heavy rains, remained grim on Tuesday claiming three more lives taking the death toll to 27 while affecting over 14.94 lakh people in 23 of the state's 33 districts, officials said.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Maha new corona cases fall below 5K, PMR crosses 25K patients
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Spelling some relief after four days, Maharashtra new coronavirus cases dropped below the 5K mark to 4,878 on Tuesday, but the death toll jumped to its third highest in a fortnight, while the number of patients in Pune division crossed the 25K mark, health officials said.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Millions will starve unless economic activities begin: Sahara chief
Lucknow, June 30 (IANS) Sahara India Pariwar Chairman, Subrata Roy, on Tuesday emphasised on the need for resumption of economic activities, adding that if it is not done, millions of people will be pushed into "severe unemployment and starvation".
2020-06-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,Business/Economy
Gayle makes musical foray, features in video with Stylo G
Kingston, June 30 (IANS) Chris Gayle has made an appearance in a music video with Jamaican-English artist Stylo G. Gayle features in a remix of Stylo G's "Too Hot" and a music video for the song was released recently on Youtube. Gayle has a rap verse in the song and mostly talks about his status as one of the biggest cricket stars in the world.
2020-06-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Socialite found dead in bed box in Haryana
Chandigarh, June 30 (IANS) A socialite-cum-beautician has been found dead in a bed box at her salon in Sonipat district of Haryana.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AWS launches new space business segment
San Francisco, June 30 (IANS) Amazon Web Services (AWS) on Tuesday announced a new business segment dedicated to accelerating innovation in the global aerospace and satellite industry.
2020-06-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
260 test positive as J&K COVID-19 deaths cross 100
Jammu, June 30 (IANS) The number of people killed by COVID-19 in J&K crossed 100 on Tuesday as the total number of active cases jumped to 2674 in the Union territory.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
'Preposterous': Press Club of India, MK Razdan hit back at Prasar Bharti
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The Press Club of India (PCI) has issued a very strong statement in favour of news agency PTI and against public broadcaster Prasar Bharti as well as the Centre.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media
Microsoft to help 25 million people acquire new digital skills globally
San Francisco, June 30 (IANS) Microsoft on Tuesday announced a new global skills initiative to help 25 million people worldwide acquire new digital skills by the end of the year. The announcement comes in response to the global economic crisis caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-06-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
We need to start winning and performing very quickly: Howe
London, June 30 (IANS) Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe feels the club's English Premier League relegation scrap is tough but they can win their last seven games and get back on track.
2020-06-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Akil, Mishra promoted to DGP rank in Haryana (Ld)
Chandigarh, June 30 (IANS) The Haryana Government on Tuesday promoted Additional Directors General of Police Muhammad Akil and RC Mishra to the rank of Director General of Police with immediate effect.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Defence/Security
IIT Alumni Council bans Chinese software
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The IIT Alumni Council has announced elimination of Chinese systems and software in all its initiatives, including MegaLab.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics,Technology
UP govt trying to cover up massive unemployment through ads: Priyanka
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Just four days after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath claimed to have launched an employment programme for over 1.25 crore people in the state, Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday accused the state government of trying to cover up "massive unemployment" through advertisements, and said the ground reality was far different as 1.5 lakh residents have left the state in search of employment.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Parvin Dabas judges virtual film fest
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Actor Parvin Dabas had an "amazing" time while judging a virtual film festival for independent filmmakers.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Aadhaar, India Stack key to PM's 'One Nation One Ration Card' outreach: Experts (IANS Special)
New York, June 30 (IANS) A centrally hosted public distribution system, Aadhaar numbers linked to a single beneficiary list and each transaction marked on a common ledger will be the essential technological ingredients for the 'One Nation One Ration Card (ON-ORC) "dream" touted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation Tuesday, according to India's top technology scientists.
2020-06-30
Category: International, United States,Politics
New rules for several financial transactions to kick in from July 1
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Several changes will kick in for financial transactions from July 1, which will directly impact consumers at all levels.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
PM's food security for poor historic, says Yediyurappa
Bengaluru, June 30 (IANS) Lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to the nation on fighting the coronavirus pandemic, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Tuesday dubbed the extension in food security for 80 crore poor till November as "historic".
2020-06-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Aftab Shivdasani starts shooting for 'Poison 2'
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) As normalcy returns post lockdown and shooting resumes, actor Aftab Shivdasani is gearing up for his web series "Poison 2".
2020-06-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Karnataka Covid-19 tally crosses 15K with 947 fresh cases
Bengaluru, June 30 (IANS) Karnataka registered 947 Covid-19 cases, with 503 of them in Bengaluru, raising the state's tally to 15,242 even as 20 people succumbed to the virus, an official said here on Tuesday.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
'Date Gone Wrong 2' quarantine edition to stream soon
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) "Date Gone Wrong 2" quarantine edition will soon entertain viewers with a unique take on virtual dating and the hilarious outcomes of these adventurous initiatives.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Rape accused killed by brother of victim inside Tihar Jail
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) In a gruesome incident inside Tihar jail premises, a prisoner killed a fellow inmate with a sharp edged weapon. The victim was accused in the rape case of the sister of the accused.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Banning Chinese apps not enough, give befitting reply: Bengal CM
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) Extending ruling TMC's full support to the Centre on the India-China border issue, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday claimed that banning 59 Chinese apps would not bear results.
2020-06-30
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Opinion/Commentary
Telangana postpones all common entrance examinations
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) The Telangana government on Tuesday decided to postpone all the Common Entrance Examinations (CETs) for admission to various professional courses in the state, in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
COVID-19: African Nations Cup postponed to Jan 2022
Yaounde, June 30 (IANS) The 2021 Africa Cup of Nations was on Tuesday postponed to January 2022 by the Confederation of African Football (Caf) due to the coronavirus pandemic, while the women's version of the tournament was cancelled.
2020-06-30
Category: International, Cameroon,Sports,Football
Raise outstanding loan limit for ECLGS benefit, AEPC to FM
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The Apparel Export Promotion Council (AEPC) on Tuesday suggested that the Centre should raise the limit of all outstanding loans of MSMEs to Rs 100 crore instead of the current Rs 25 crore for being eligible for the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS).
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
It was Tendulkar's idea, not Chappell's: Pathan on batting at no.3
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Irfan Pathan said that it was Sachin Tendulkar's idea to promote him to the number 3 position in the Indian batting order and not former coach Greg Chappell. Tendulkar, according to Pathan, had pitched the idea to then-captain Rahul Dravid before the first ODI between India and Sri Lanka in the 2005 series.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
KK Rao is new Gurugram Police Commissioner
Gurugram, June 30 (IANS) The Haryana government has transferred Gurugram Police Commissioner Muhammad Akil as ADGP (Crime) and replaced him with Faridabad Police Commissioner KK Rao.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Haryana,National,Defence/Security
Facebook to address advertisers as trust deficit grows
San Francisco, June 30 (IANS) As more and more top brands pull out of its platform over the spread of hate speech and misinformation, Facebook on Tuesday was set to meet advertisers in a virtual mass meeting to listen to their concerns and address those.
2020-06-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Root to miss first Test against WI, Stokes to captain England
London, June 30 (IANS) Joe Root will not be playing for England in their first Test against the West Indies and all-rounder Ben Stokes will be leading the team in his place, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Tuesday. Root will be with his wife for the birth of their second child.
2020-06-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
JSPL to sell stake in its Oman arm for over $1 bn
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Jindal Steel & Power Ltd (JSPL) will sell its entire stake in its Oman asset, Jindal Shadeed Iron and Steel Co LLC (JSIS Oman), for an enterprise value of over $1 billion.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Equity indices give up gains to end flat
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) The Indian stock market on Tuesday plunged during the last hour of trade to end on a flat-to-negative note.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rahul Gandhi to interact with nurses on July 1
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) As part of the series of interactions, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will hold a conversation on Wednesday with nurses at the front-line of battle against Covid-19.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
ED attaches assets of Assam PSC ex-chairman in corruption case
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached movable and immovable properties, worth Rs 1.40 crore, of Assam Public Service Commission's (APSC) former Chairman Rakesh Kumar Paul in a corruption case.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bengal CM says free food grains to be given till June next
Kolkata, June 30 (IANS) On a day Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced extension in free food grains to PMGKAY beneficiaries till November 2020, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday said her government would give free ration to people till June 2021.
2020-06-30
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Facebook to prioritise original articles in users' News Feed
San Francisco, June 30 (IANS) Concerned at mass exodus of advertisers pulling out of its platform, Facebook on Tuesday said it would now prioritize articles in News Feed that it identifies as original reporting on a developing story or topic.
2020-06-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
India should provide all-round support to Balochistan: Experts
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Indian think-tanks, The Tilak Chronicle (TTC) and the Centre for Advanced Strategic Studies (CASS), organised a two-day international conclave, 'Balochistan Dialogues', to discuss the conditions of the Baloch people, who have been leading a struggle for independence from Pakistan since 1948.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Dhoni, Kohli are Namrata Shirodkar's favourite cricketers
Hyderabad, June 30 (IANS) On Tuesday, actress Namrata Shirodkar conducted an interactive session with fans on Instagram.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Taking a knee at Austrian GP discussed by F1 drivers, says Norris
London, June 30 (IANS) Formula One drivers have discussed 'taking a knee' at the season-opening Austrian Grand Prix this weekend, McLaren's Lando Norris has said.
2020-06-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Motorsports
Root to mist first Test against WI, Stokes to captain England
London, June 30 (IANS) Joe Root will not be playing for England in their first Test against the West Indies and all-rounder Ben Stokes will be leading the team in his place, the England and Wales Cricket Board announced on Tuesday. Root will be with his wife for the birth of their second child.
2020-06-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
B'desh Parliament passes 2020-21 budget with 10K cr takas to fight Covid
Dhaka, June 30 (IANS) The Bangladesh Parliament on Tuesday passed the 568,000 crore Bangladeshi taka (BDT) budget for fiscal year 2020-21, with the slogan 'Economic Transition and Pathway to Progress'.
2020-06-30
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
J&K police chief says Geelani's resignation proves failure of separatism
Jammu, June 30 (IANS) Jammu & Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP), Dilbag Singh said on Tuesday that the resignation of veteran separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani has proved the failure of separatism in the Union territory.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics,Defence/Security
Kritika Pandey wins Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2020
London, June 30 (IANS) India's Kritika Pandey was on Tuesday awarded the 5,000 pound Commonwealth Short Story Prize 2020 for "The Great Indian Tee and Snakes" in a virtual ceremony here. The Asian Regional Winner beat challengers from four other contenders in the final round.
2020-06-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Delhi Jal Board extends bill waiver scheme by 3 months till Sept 30
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The Delhi Jal Board on Tuesday extended its water bill waiver scheme by three months till September 30. As many as 4,08,374 consumers have benefited from the scheme till now.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
No teachers received salary for 3 months: NrDMC to HC
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court was on Tuesday informed by the North Delhi Municipal Corporation (NrDMC) that only 60 per cent (5,400) of the teachers working in its schools have received salaries for the month of March and no teacher has received salary for a period of three months (April to June).
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Stock exchanges seek reply from Future Group cos on price movement
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) BSE has sought for a clarification from Kishore Biyanis Future Retail and Future Enterprises on the significant stock price movements.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Tour de France asks for date shift to avoid clash with Oly
Copenhagen, June 30 (IANS) The Tour de France organisers has asked for the dates to the start of its 2021 race to be shifted so as to not clash with the Tokyo Olympics. The Amaury Sport Organisation has requested the moving of the Grand Depart in Copenhagen, according to Danish outlet DR.
2020-06-30
Category: International, Denmark,Sports,Other Sports
B'desh records 64 Covid deaths; opposition demands removal of Health Minister
Dhaka, June 30 (IANS) Bangladesh has recorded 64 Covid-19 deaths and 3,682 fresh cases in the last 24 hours, the highest single-day spike, health department spokesperson Nasima Sultana said on Tuesday.
2020-06-30
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Cong terms PM's speech disappointing, disturbing
New June 30 (IANS) The Congress has called Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 16-minute address to the nation, here on Tuesday, disappointing and disturbing as he didn't spell out the plans to tackle China and coronavirus.
2020-06-30
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Politics
Delhi riots: Efforts to provide longer interviews with lawyer to Natasha Narwal, HC told
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday was informed by Tihar Jail authorities that all efforts will be made to provide a facility of 30 minutes of legal interview via video conferencing for Natasha Narwal, who is currently in judicial custody in a case relating to northeast Delhi riots and headphones would also be provided for compliance of Rule 627 of the Delhi Prison Rules.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
RailYatri resumes Smart Buses services with Covid insurance
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Almost three months after suspending the interstate bus services, RailYatri has now decided to restart smart bus services with 'safe plus' features between Delhi NCR to Lucknow, Gorakhpur and Amritsar and also plans to extend it to other cities.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Study reveals why people should keep raw milk in refrigerator
New York, June 30 (IANS) Raw or unpasteurised cow's milk can hold a huge amount of antimicrobial-resistant genes if left at room temperature, warn researchers. The study, published in the journal Microbiome, also found that bacteria that harboured antimicrobial-resistant genes can transfer them to other bacteria, potentially spreading resistance if consumed.
2020-06-30
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Amazon Pantry services expanded to over 300 cities in India
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) E-commerce major Amazon on Tuesday announced the expansion of its 'Amazon Pantry' services to over 300 cities across India.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Not blacklisted, PwCPL clarifies after Kerala leader's remarks (Ld)
Thiruvananthapuram, June 30 (IANS) After Leader of Opposition and senior Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala brought up PwC name while hitting out at Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Limited (PwCPL) said it is not a blacklisted firm as claimed by the former twice in the past three days.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Ishwak Singh is 'working in bed'
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Ishwak Singh's role in the recent web series "Paatal Lok" garnered attention, and the actor is moving on to his next project.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Present bowlers are probably up against better batting units: Jayawardene
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Former Sri Lanka captain Mahela Jayawardene feels it would be unfair to compare the modern day bowlers with their predecessors as probably the Jasprit Bumrahs and Kagiso Rabadas are up against better batting units.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Assam prohibits use of spiked bits on horses
Guwahati, June 30 (IANS) The Assam government has banned the use of spiked bits or yokes with spikes on horses and directed district veterinary officers to enforce the prohibition under the cruelty provisions to the Drought and Pack Animals Rules, 1965, officials said on Tuesday.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Palace game could be moved out of Leicester if needed, says PL chief
London, June 30 (IANS) Premier League chief executive Richards Masters said on Tuesday that Leicester City's match can been postponed or moved to a neutral venue if situation in the city doesn't get better soon.
2020-06-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Taj hotels' security in Mumbai beefed up after threat (Ld)
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Security forces went into tizzy after the iconic Hotel Taj Mahal Palace near Gateway of India and Hotel Taj Lands End in Bandra received threats of terror attacks, official sources said, here on Tuesday.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Actress Samikssha Batnagar releases her debut single 'Tishnagi'
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Television actress Samikssha Batnagar makes her debut as a signer with the single "Tishnagi". The song releases on Tuesday.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Agriculture Minister Tomar flags off chopper for locust control ops
Greater Noida, June 30 (IANS) Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Tuesday flagged off a chopper, well equipped for the aerial spray of pesticides, from a helipad in Greater Noida to eliminate the swarms of locusts, the migratory pests entering into the country from Pakistan.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Internet will be a happier place without TikTok: Heena Sidhu
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Two-time Commonwealth Games gold medallist Heena Sidhu on Tuesday hailed the banning of the video-sharing social networking app TikTok. It was one of the 59 Chinese apps that the Indian government banned on Monday due to security concerns.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
AMU hospital tests 8,059 Covid-19 samples in 15 days
Agra June 30 (IANS) The JN Medical College and Hospital (JNMCH) of the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) tested 8,059 Covid-19 samples, received from Aligarh, Etah and Kasganj districts, in the past fortnight.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
'Paytm is Indian' trends as netizens back fintech firm
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Netizens including top venture capitalists came together in support of India's financial services company Paytm after trolls attacked it for having investments from a subsidiary of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
India's March-end 2020 external debt rises 2.8% to $558.5 bn
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) India's external debt for the quarter ended March 2020 rose to $558.5 billion on account of currency valuation effect and commercial borrowings and non-resident Indian (NRI) deposits.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Goa woman duped of Rs 12.77 lakh, 2 held in Rajasthan
Panaji, June 30 (IANS) The Goa Police Cyber Crime Cell on Tuesday arrested two persons from Rajasthan for 'vishing' a woman and fraudulently withdrawing Rs 12.77 lakh from her bank account.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bring petroleum, real restate under GST, urges Assocham
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Industry body Assocham on Tuesday called for bringing petroleum products and real estate under the ambit of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Warner announces Indian as winner of chef Loki's fellowship programme
Sydney, June 30 (IANS) Australia cricketer David Warner announced on Tuesday the winner of chef Loki Madireddi's fellowship programme. Mumbai's Preet Sanghvi was named as the winner and Warner announced it on his Instagram page, along with a congratulatory video.
2020-06-30
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Here's how Kartik Aaryan geared up to watch PM Modi's address to nation
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Actor Kartik Aaryan sure knows how to bring a smile on his fans' faces.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Liverpool's Matip out of final seven games due to foot injury
London, June 30 (IANS) Liverpool defender Joel Matip will miss the remaining matches of the English Premier League season due to a foot injury, the champions said on Tuesday.
2020-06-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
After PM's address, Shah holding GoM meet on PMGKAY implementation
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday held a meeting of Group of Ministers (GoM) at his North Block office here after Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended the free ration scheme for 80 crore poor by five more months.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Loan sanctions to MSME sector rise over Rs 1 lakh crore
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The government is going all out to ensure that liquidity concerns of the MSME sector are addressed on priority under its Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS).
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Vidya Balan auditioned 75 times for her role in 'Parineeta'
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) Composer Shantanu Moitra pf "Parineeta" recalled seeing actress Vidya Balan in a very vulnerable state when she was rejected 75 times for her starring role in the film.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Sukhbir Badal urges PM to bring down fuel prices
Chandigarh, June 30 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reduce central excise on petrol and diesel to bring down fuel prices to provide much needed relief to farmers, transport sector and the common man.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
India posts marginal current account surplus in Q4FY20
Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) India posted a marginal current account surplus in Q4 FY20 on the back of lower trade deficit, along with higher remittances and an increase in investment flows, official data showed on Tuesday.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
I-T ex-officer gets 10-yr jail in bribery case
Dehradun, June 30 (IANS) A special CBI court has sentenced a former Income Tax officer to 10-year rigorous imprisonment along with a fine of Rs 1.10 lakh in a bribery case.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
OnePlus' affordable smartphone brand 'Nord' to arrive first in India
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Putting months of speculations to rest, Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus on Tuesday said its new product line in the affordable segment will be known as OnePlus Nord and the first device under the new line will be available in India and Europe.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Three KLF terrorists arrested in Punjab: DGP
Chandigarh, June 30 (IANS) Punjab Police on Tuesday said that it had foiled a major bid by Pakistan-backed terrorists to target socio-religious leaders and disturb the state's communal harmony with the arrest of three members of Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF).
2020-06-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
131 new Covid positive cases in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, June 30 (IANS) Kerala Health Minister K.K. Shailaja on Tuesday said that 131 new Covid positive cases were registered in the state.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Schools entitled to charge tuition fee: High Court
Chandigarh, June 30 (IANS) The Punjab and Haryana High Court, here on Tuesday, said schools were entitled to charge tuition fees despite offering only online classes amid the lockdown, but should recover only genuine expenditure incurred by them.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Goa may allow bars to function from July 1: Minister
Panaji, June 30 (IANS) The Goa government is likely to allow opening of bars in restaurants from July 1.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Zaiwalla's book 'Honour Bound' withdrawn
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The book 'Honour Bound' by Sarosh Zaiwalla, published by HarperCollins India, has been withdrawn, pursuant to an injunction following an objection by Abhishek Manu Singhvi relating to references in the book to his late father L.M. Singhvi and himself.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,National
Modi has eye on Bihar Assembly polls in Covid times: Congress
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The Congress on Tuesday criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address to the nation, claiming that he had only coming Bihar Assembly elections on his mind in these tough times when the people wanted "Nyay" to be implemented.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rita Ora using LED therapy for skincare (Ld)
Los Angeles, June 30 (IANS) Singer Rita Ora is currently using LED therapy for skincare.
2020-06-30
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
14 B'luru medical colleges to provide 6.5k beds for Covid-19
Bengaluru, June 30 (IANS) Fourteen medical colleges, both private and public, have joined forces with the government to combat Covid-19 in the city, committing to provide 6,500 beds, a minister said on Tuesday.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Ousted UDF ally adopts wait and watch strategy
Thiruvananthapuram, June 30 (IANS) A day after the Congress-led United Democratic Front (UDF) booted out its ally Kerala Congress (Mani) for defying its directive to vacate the president's post of the Kottayam district panchayat, the ousted group decided to wait and watch the developments.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
704 new COVID cases, 7 deaths in Andhra Pradesh
Amaravati, June 30 (IANS) The number of COVID-19 cases in Andhra Pradesh mounted to 14,595 on Tuesday with 704 people testing positive during the last 24 hours, officials said.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Maximum respect I can have for a person, I have for Klopp: Allison
Liverpool, June 30 (IANS) Liverpool goalkeeper Allison thanked coach Jurgen Klopp for giving him the "opportunity to become a legend" at the club. Allison joined Liverpool last season and helped the club win the Champions League and the Premier League in his time at Anfield.
2020-06-30
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Madras HC tranfers Tuticorin custodial death case to CBCID
Chennai, June 30 (IANS) The Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court on Tuesday directed the Crime Branch Crime Investigation Department (CBCID) to take over the probe into the custodial death of father and son in the Tuticorin district.
2020-06-30
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights