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Top NSCN-IM leader hospitalised
Kohima, July 24 (IANS) Senior Naga leader and NSCN-IM General Secretary Th Muivah was admitted to a private hospital in Dimapur in Nagaland, official sources said late on Saturday night.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Nagaland,National,Politics
Tirupati police deploy drones to bust open alcohol consumption
Tirupati, July 24 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh police in the temple town of Tirupati have started using drones to crack down on people consuming liquor in open places.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Oxygen Express to supply LMO to Bangladesh for first time
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) An Oxygen Express train of the Indian Railways will supply 200 metric tonnes (MT) of liquid medical oxygen (LMO) to Bangladesh in 10 containers, the Ministry of Railways said on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Andhra Guv, CM congratulate Mirabai for winning silver medal
Amaravati, July 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Hairchandan and Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Saturday congratulated India's first Tokyo Olympics medallist Mirabai Chanu for bagging a silver medal in weightlifting.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Sports
15 B'desh-bound Myanmar Rohingyas held in Assam
Silchar (Assam), July 24 (IANS) A total of 15 Myanmar Rohingyas, including three women and six children, were arrested in southern Assam on Saturday when they were going to Tripura from Uttar Pradesh by train, officials said.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
'Good cholesterol' may protect liver: Study
New York, July 24 (IANS) Researchers have identified a type of "good cholesterol" that protects the liver by blocking inflammatory signals produced by common gut bacteria.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Flood-battered Maha's toll climbs to 112, 99 missing (Ld)
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) The death toll in Maharashtra floods increased to 112, while 99 more are missing, the State Disaster Management Authority said here on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
5 killed as service lift crashes in Mumbai high-rise (Ld)
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) In a tragic incident, at least five persons were killed and one injured after a service lift used for construction work at a newly-built high-rise came crashing down, officials of the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) disaster control unit said here on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pak diplomats sweat & look down when they present Talibs to outside world: Af VP
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) Afghanistans Vice President Amrullah Saleh has hit out at Pakistan for supporting the Taliban, stating that an alliance of Taliban, LeT, Al-Qaeda and madrasa volunteers use the ISI trail to infiltrate.
2021-07-24
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
The Hundred: Jemimah dazzles with unbeaten 92 off 43 balls
Leeds, July 24 (IANS) Indian international batswoman Jemimah Rodrigues hammered an unbeaten 92 off 43 balls to help Northern Superchargers (Women) score a six-wicket win over Welsh Fire (Women) in The Hundred, here on Saturday night.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Quetta is base for insurgency: French Ambassador to Kabul
Kabul/New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The French Ambassador to Kabul, David Martinon, has said that the base for insurgency is in Quetta, adding that Afghan leaders and people should show unity against any foreign interferences.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Israel,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
CBI arrests Station Director of CSMT in graft case
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday said that it has arrested a Station Director posted at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT) and an official in a graft case.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
I-T Dept carries out searches in multiple locations in UP
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) The Income Tax (I-T) Department recently carried out a search operation on a group in Uttar Pradesh dealing in mining, hospitality, news media, liquor and real estate.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
IPL forces Pakistan-Afghanistan series to shift to SL from UAE
Kabul, July 24 (IANS) Afghanistan's three-match ODI series against Pakistan has been moved to Sri Lanka after the United Arab Emirates (UAE) expressed unwillingness to play host due to forthcoming assignments in the country.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Israel,Sports,Cricket
Andhra logs 2K more Covid cases, tally rises to 19.5L
Amaravati, July 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Saturday logged 2,174 new Covid cases, raising the state's overall tally beyond 19.5 lakh, even as its active caseload dropped to 22,358.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
'Space technology dealing issues, challenges in NE states'
Shillong, July 24 (IANS) The North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC), a joint venture of the Department of Space and the North Eastern Council (NEC), has facilitated the northeastern states to address issues and challenges of the region with the support of space technology, Union DoNER Minister G. Kishan Reddy said on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
All NE state capitals to be linked by air, rail by 2023-24: Amit Shah
Shillong, July 24 (IANS) Union Home Minister Amit Shah said here on Saturday that the northeastern region would be the countrys growth destination and all the state capitals of the eight states of the region would be connected by air and railway network by 2023-24.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Politics
Gurugram: Man held for kidnapping, killing 6-yr-old boy
Gurugram, July 24 (IANS) A 30-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping and killing a 6-year-old boy to take revenge on his relatives over a domestic dispute with his wife, police said on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Olympics hockey: Indian women lose track after bright start in opener (ld, adds details)
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) India, ranked 9th in the world, matched world No 1 Netherlands in the first half but their challenge fizzled out as the Dutch cantered to a 5-1 win in a Group A match in the women's hockey competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Hockey
Apple testing new external display with A13 chip, Neural Engine
San Francisco, July 24 (IANS) Apple is internally testing a new external display with a dedicated A13 chip and a Neural Engine.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Olympics: Sweden, Britain qualify for women's football quarter-finals
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Sweden and Britain qualified for the Olympic women's football tournament quarter-finals following second successive wins in their respective groups here on Saturday, which also saw two thrilling draws.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Football
BSF lodges protest with Pak Rangers over increased drone activity
Jammu, July 24 (IANS) The Border Security Force (BSF) on Saturday lodged protest with the Pakistan Rangers over increased drone activity in the region during a sector commander-level meeting held on the international border in Suchetgarh sector of Jammu district.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Terrorism
First All India Media Common Entrance Test to be held on Aug 14
Kolkata, July 24 (IANS) In a unique initiative the country's first-ever national level common entrance exam for media studies across universities will be held online on Saturday, August 14. The test is being guided by the recently set up Global Media Education Council (GMEC).
2021-07-24
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education,Media
Odisha's dreaded gangster Hyder killed in encounter
Bhubaneswar, July 24 (IANS) A dreaded gangster of Odisha -- S.K. Hyder, who was serving a life sentence in a murder case, was killed in a police encounter on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India set sight on last T20 series before World Cup (Preview, 1st T20I)
Colombo, July 24 (IANS) The Indian team management in Sri Lanka will focus first on sealing the three-match T20 International series that begins here on Sunday and then give youngsters an opportunity in the final T20I. These are the last set of T20 matches that India will play in the lead-up to the T20 World Cup in October-November.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Sports,Cricket
Olympics roundup: Mirabai makes history on a gloomy day for India in Tokyo
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Weightlifter Mirabai Chanu provided the silver lining on a day when some of the most talented Indian shooters, including pistol marksman Saurabh Chaudhary and rifle ace Elavenil Valarivan, flattered to deceive on the first full day of competitions at the Tokyo Olympics here.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Covid onslaught: Kerala reports 18,531 new cases, 98 deaths
Thiruvananthapuram, July 24 (IANS) Kerala continued to lead the rest of the country in terms of daily Covid cases, as 18,531 people turned positive in the state after 1,55,568 samples were tested in the past 24 hours, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said in a statement here on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
No Covid death, 178 recoveries and 88 new cases in J&K
Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) No Covid-19 related death was reported from Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday where 178 patients recovered while 88 new cases were reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Service lift crashes in newly-built Mumbai high-rise, 4 killed
Mumbai, July 24 (IANS) In a tragic incident, at least four persons were killed and several others were injured after a service lift used for construction work at a newly-built high-rise came crashing down, officials of the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) disaster control unit said here on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Human Interest/Society,Crime/Disaster/Accident
President Kovind to visit J&K, Ladakh from July 25 to 28
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind will go on four days visit to Union Territories of Jammu and Kashmir, and Ladakh from Sunday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
BJP high command mulls final list in K'taka, but it's a tough call
Bengaluru, July 24 (IANS) As the stage is being set for a possible change of guard in Karnataka, the BJP high command is yet to finalise the successor of chief minister B.S. Yediyurappa. However, the high command is mulling over three candidates from the final list prepared in consultation with the RSS unit of Karnataka Pranth (region).
2021-07-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
3 terrorists killed in Kashmir encounter (2nd Ld)
Srinagar, July 24 (IANS) With the killing of one more terrorist, the number of terrorists killed in an ongoing encounter between terrorists and security forces in Shokbaba forest at Sumblar area of Bandipore district of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday morning rose to three, officials said.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
German Ambassador pays obeisance at Golden Temple
Amritsar, July 24 (IANS) German Ambassador to India, Walter J. Lindner, on Saturday paid obeisance at Harmandir Sahib, the holiest Sikh shrine popularly known as the Golden Temple, and said that he remembered the Sikh shrines helping people with food and oxygen during the Covid crisis.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Diplomacy,Politics,Religion
Covid-19 may bring a new wave of diabetes: Study
New York, July 24 (IANS) While diabetes is known to be a risk factor for severe Covid outcomes, researchers are now observing a new long-term health concern in patients hospitalised with Covid-19 -- an increase in new-onset hyperglycemia, or high levels of blood sugar lasting months after the infection.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Maha to give free rations, kerosene to flood-hit people
Nashik (Maharashtra), July 24 (IANS) The Maharashtra government will provide free food-grains and kerosene to the people in the flood-hit regions of the state, Food & Civil Supplies Minister Chhagan Bhujbal said here on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Olympics hockey: Indian women lose steam after bright start in opener
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) India, ranked 9th in the world, matched world No 1 Netherlands in the first half but their challenge fizzled out as the Dutch cantered to a 5-1 win in a Group A match in the women's hockey competition at the Tokyo Olympics on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Hockey
Haryana hikes DA for employees, pensioners
Chandigarh, July 24 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday announced to increase the rate of dearness allowance (DA) for state government employees and pensioners from 17 per cent to 28 per cent, on the lines of the Centre.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Sukhbir interacts with elderly protester to support farmers cause
Chandigarh, July 24 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Badal on Saturday visited octogenarian Labh Singh at Matka Chowk here to express solidarity with the protester who has been sitting alone in support of the farmers' protest for the past five months.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Khattar greets Nagal for winning India's first Olympic singles match in 25 yrs
Chandigarh, July 24 (IANS) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Saturday congratulated tennis player Sumit Nagal for winning India's first Olympic singles match in 25 years.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics,Sports
China's Sinopharm Covid jab less effective in elderly: Study
Beijing, July 24 (IANS) China's Sinopharm Covid jab, which is approved in more than 50 countries, produces less protective antibodies against coronavirus in elderly people, a study revealed.
2021-07-24
Category: International, China,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Taliye hillslide washout: Thackeray wipes tears of dazed survivors
Raigad (Maharashtra), July 24 (IANS) A day after a hillslip flattened the ill-fated Taliye village near Mahad in Raigad, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray visited the site, met the few survivors and with folded hands, attempted to wipe their tears.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society,Politics
UNGA to help 1.1 bn people with preventable sight loss by 2030
New York, July 24 (IANS) The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has adopted its first-ever resolution on vision aimed at ensuring global access to eye care for the 1.1 billion people living with preventable sight loss by 2030.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
The dream has been fulfilled: Mirabai Chanu
Tokyo, July 24 (IANS) Mirabai Chanu, who gave India a start in the medals tally at the Tokyo Olympics with a silver in the womens 49kg weightlifting event, has said that her dream of winning a medal at the Olympics has been fulfilled.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Govt officials world over among 1.4K WhatsApp users targeted in 2019: WhatsApp CEO
Washington, July 24 (IANS) Senior government officials from across the world, including individuals in high national security positions who are "allies of the US", were targeted by governments using the NSO Group spyware in a 2019 attack against 1,400 WhatsApp users, according to the messaging apps Chief Executive Officer, The Guardian reported.
2021-07-24
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Media,Politics
In 6 minutes, police arrest eve teaser on Disha app alert
Vijayawada (Andhra Pradesh), July 24 (IANS) Demonstrating the effectiveness of Andhra Pradesh police department's women's safety mobile app Disha, Vijayawada police apprehended an eve teaser within six minutes of a victim pressing the SOS button.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Catholic Priest arrested in TN for hate speech
Chennai, July 24 (IANS) A Roman Catholic priest George Ponnaiah who made disgusting speech in Kanniyakumari district about Bharat Mata, Hinduism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and the DMK government led by Chief Minister M.K. Stalin was arrested in Madurai on Saturday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Religion
Al-Qaeda operates under Taliban protection: UN report
Kabul, July 24 (IANS) The United Nations has warned in a new report that the threat from terror groups such as Daesh and Al-Qaeda is expanding in many places in Afghanistan.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Israel,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security
K'taka CM to visit flood ravaged Belagavi on July 25
Bengaluru, July 24 (IANS) Even as the BJP high command is expected to take a call on change of leadership in Karnataka, Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa is showing no signs of nervousness and has announced his visit to flood hit Belagavi district on Sunday.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Classic case of missing spine: Rahul takes swipe at govt
New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A day after the government informed Parliament that no fixed timeline can be indicated at present for the completion of the vaccination drive, former Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took a swipe saying people's lives are on the line and it's a classic case of a missing spine.
2021-07-24
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Photos in iOS 15 can identify people by their upper bodies
San Francisco, July 24 (IANS) Apple has detailed how it used machine learning advancements to introduce significantly improved people recognition in iOS 15, including in situations when a face isn't clearly visible.
2021-07-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology