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8-month-old, monk die of Covid-19 in Meghalaya, Arunachal
Shillong/Itanagar, July 7 (IANS) An eight-month-old baby, who was brought from Arunachal Pradesh to Shillong with Covid-19 symptoms, died before being testing positive while a 40-year-old Buddhist monk, who was suffering from kidney-related ailments, succumbed to the disease in Arunachal Pradesh, officials said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Meghalaya,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka Dy CM launches 6 locally developed products to fight Covid
Bengaluru, July 7 (IANS) Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwathnarayan on Tuesday launched six Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) approved products made by startups to fight the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
PE-VC investors see decline in fund raising activity: Crisil
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) As much as 90 per cent of private equity and venture capital investors envisage a decline in fund-raising activities over the next 6 to 12 months because of the Covid-19 pandemic, a Crisil Research survey showed on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Realists enjoy more long-term happiness than optimists: Study
London, July 7 (IANS) Positive thinking has long been extolled as the route to happiness, but a new study shows that realists enjoy a greater sense of long-term wellbeing than optimists.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
K'taka, Maha to discuss steps to control flood situation
Bengaluru, July 7 (IANS) Karnataka Water Resources Minister Ramesh Jarkiholi would discuss measures to control the flood situation during the southwest monsoon rains with his Maharashtra counterpart Jayant Patil, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Covid impact: Odisha announces austerity measures
Bhubaneswar, July 7 (IANS) The Odisha government on Tuesday announced several austerity measures, including a ban on creation of new posts and new schemes, in view of the economic downturn caused by the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
LG Polymers CEO, 11 others arrested for Vizag gas leak
Visakhapatnam, July 7 (IANS) LG Polymers Managing Director and CEO, Sunkey Jeong and Technical Director D.S. Kim were among 12 officials of the company arrested by Visakhapatnam police on Tuesday, in connection with the styrene gas leak tragedy that left 15 dead and hundreds hospitalised in May this year.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Yes Bank Board okays fund raising by Further Public Offering
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Yes Bank on Tuesday said that its Capital Raising Committee of the Board of Directors has approved raising funds by way of a further public offering.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Delhi Police head constable succumbs to Covid-19
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A Delhi Police head constable posted at the Paschim Vihar (West) police station in outer Delhi died of Covid-19 at a hospital on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
J&K's Covid-19 tally rises to 8,931, 5 more deaths reported
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) A total of 256 fresh cases were reported in J&K on Tuesday, taking the total number of Covid-19 patients in the Union Territory to 8,931.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
J&K Police take cognizance of posters and fake statements
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) Taking cognizance of the circulation of some statements and posters attributed to the death anniversary of a Hizbul Mujahideen terrorist, the police have registered a case and started investigation into the matter, the J&K Police said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indian chess team selection committee chief GM Ramesh resigns
Chennai, July 7 (IANS) The controversy over the selection of Indian chess team to play in the upcoming FIDE Online Chess Olympiad has resulted in the resignation of chief of the Selection Committee of All India Chess Federation (AICF) Grandmaster R.B. Ramesh.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
China rolls out strict curbs on large withdrawals after bank runs
Beijing, July 7 (IANS) China is imposing checks on large banking withdrawals following fears of bank runs and rising bad debts among the lenders.
2020-07-07
Category: International, China,Politics
Jio Platforms receives Rs 43,574 cr from Facebook after approvals
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Jio Platforms has received Rs 43,574 crore from Facebook, which now owns 9.99 per cent in the company.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Against backdrop of Chinese confrontation, India, US discuss 'ongoing threats'
New York, July 7 (IANS) Meeting against the backdrop of Chinas confrontation with India in Ladakh region, Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla and US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale on Tuesday discussed the "ongoing threats to the rules-based international order" and agreed to "endeavour to support each others objectives," the State Department said.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Politics
Now B'desh envoy to Kuwait faces allegations of human trafficking
Dhaka, July 7 (IANS) Bangaldesh's Foreign Minister Dr A.K. Abdul Momen on Tuesday said that the country's Ambassador to Kuwait, S.M. Abul Kalam, who faces allegations of involvement in human trafficking, will not be spared if Kuwait brings charges against him.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Court grants bail to Malaysian nationals who took part in Tablighi meet
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A Delhi court on Tuesday granted bail to several Malaysian nationals chargesheeted for attending the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi's Nizamuddin in mid-March in alleged violation of visa norms and Covid-19 guidelines issued by the Indian government.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
LG Polymers CEO among 12 arrested over Vizag gas leak mishap
Visakhapatnam, July 7 (IANS) The police on Tuesday arrested 12 officials and personnel of LG Polymers in connection with the styrene gas leak tragedy near Vizag that left 12 dead and hundreds hospitalised in May this year. Police Commissioner R.K. Meena said that the arrested persons include the CEO and two Directors of the company.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Health Ministry steps in to curb black marketing of Covid drug
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Union Health Ministry has asked all the states to strengthen their vigil so that black marketing of Covid-19 drug Remdesivir is prevented.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Raj bars schools from collecting fees till they reopen
Jaipur, July 7 (IANS) The Rajasthan government on Tuesday issued an order extending the deadline for school fee submission till the time they reopen. Schools are shut across the country every since the imposition of lockdown to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Education,Health/Medicine
96-year-old woman recovers from Covid in Karnataka
Chitradurga (Karnataka), July 7 (IANS) A 96-year-old woman in Karnataka's Chitradurga district recovered from coronavirus in nine days and has been discharged from hospital, a health official said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
The man whose life aim was to chisel a mountain into a temple
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) This is unbelievable but true. With single-minded determination and hard work, a man chiselled a mountain into a temple.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Religion
Five new faces in Prasar Bharati board
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) With nine of the 13 posts in the Prasar Bharati board becoming vacant, the Centre on Tuesday appointed five key individuals, including BJP spokesperson Shaina NC and music composer Salim Merchant, as part-time members of the coveted board.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
15 deaths, 1,498 new Covid cases push K'taka tally to 26,815
Bengaluru, July 7 (IANS) Karnataka registered 1,498 new Covid positive cases with Bengaluru chiefly contributing to the infections as the state's tally zoomed to 26,815 cases, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Etihad plans India flights from Aug, subject to no restrictions
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways plans to operate flights to India from August 1, subject to the lifting of restrictions on international operations.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sreesanth's India XI: Rohit over Kohli for T20I captain
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) S. Sreesanth feels that Rohit Sharma would make a better captain in T20Is and says that Suresh Raina would get a place in his Indian XI. While Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma are sharing the captaincy, Sreeasanth said that he believes in having one team for all formats of the game.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
We are ready for any probe, Centre has to decide: Vijayan (Ld)
Thiruvananthapuram, July 7 (IANS) As Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan came under fire in the gold smuggling case involving the former PRO of the UAE consulate here and a Kerala woman on Tuesday, Vijayan said he is ready for any probe and it is the Centre's call.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Take feedback from Covid patients: Odisha CM
Bhubaneswar, July 7 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday directed officials to include coronavirus management under the 'Mo Sarkar programme to get feedback from the patients and the frontline workers.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Dubey case: Controversial Kanpur ex-SSP transferred out of STF
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) Anant Dev Tiwari, the SSP of Kanpur when the slain circle officer Devendra Mishra had written him a letter complaining about the nexus between suspended Station Officer Vinay Tiwari and gangster Vikas Dubey, has been transferred.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Mumbai Covid toll zooms past China, Maha tally outstrips Saudi Arabia
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Mumbai's Covid deaths outstripped China as the city toll crossed the 5,000 mark on Tuesday, while Maharashtra raced past Saudi Arabia's total corona cases, health officials said.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Harshvardhan Rane: Ditching Chinese products is the least I can do
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Bollywood actor Harvardhan Rane has decided to ditch China-made goods. He relates with the condition of Indian soldiers at the Indo-China border.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Boman Irani, Jim Sarbh in interactive show to raise funds for Covid-affected
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Actor Viraf Patell has initiated an interactive project to raise funds for people affected by the Covid-19 pandemic, and he has roped in industry friends including Boman Irani, Jim Sarbh and Naakul Mehta to participate.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Man with LeT links held from J&K's Sopore
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) Security forces have arrested a person with alleged links to proscribed terror outfit Lashkar-e-Toiba from Sopore in north Kashmir on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Covid-sceptic Brazilian President tests positive for disease (Ld)
Brasilia, July 7 (IANS) Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro, who made light of the coronavirus pandemic and routinely ignored all precautions, has tested positive for the disease, reports said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Brazil,National,Health/Medicine
Shivangi Joshi excited about her double role in 'Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai'
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Actress Shivangi Joshi is excited to play two characters with different personalities in the show "Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai". The show is back after a three-month hiatus.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Anupam Kher shares his fantasy of sending autographed pics like in the old days
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Veteran actor Anupam Kher is missing the old days, especially the eighties when autographed pictures were in trend.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Gujarat reports record 778 new corona cases, active cases 8,913
Gandhinagar, July 7 (IANS) On the seventh consecutive day this month, Gujarat saw yet another highest spike of 778 new coronavirus cases on Tuesday, taking its total cases to 37,636.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Amid pandemic, Delhi Police hold first virtual parade
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) In a first, the Delhi Police organised the first ever 'virtual passing out parade for recruit constables and women recruit constables at the Police Training College in Jharoda Kalan, here on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Two WR officials killed in Mumbai train accident
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) In a freak accident, two Western Railway track officials, including a Senior Section Engineer, were hit and run over by a speeding suburban train near Khar station early on Tuesday morning, officials said.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ankit Mohan joins 'Jag Jaanani Maa Vaishno Devi Kahani Mata Rani Ki'
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) "Naagin" actor Ankit Mohan will be the new entry of the mythological show "Jag Jaanani Maa Vaishno Devi Kahani Mata Rani Ki".
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
ECB announces first phase of diversity strategy
London, July 7 (IANS) The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) on Tuesday announced the first phase of its strategy to increase diversity in cricket in the country with greater focus on black communities. The measures are focussed on increasing representation of black and coloured people in administration, increasing education and awareness on racism and creating further opportunities and highlight role models for diverse communities within the sport.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Maniesh Paul to start shooting for 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs'
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Television host and actor Maniesh Paul is set to start shooting for the eighth season of "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs" from July 10.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Terrorism
Setien to remain in charge of Barcelona next season: Bartomeu
Barcelona, July 7 (IANS) Barcelona manager Quique Setien will remain in charge of the Catalan giants next season despite the team stumbling in its bid to defend their LaLiga title a second consecutive time, the club's president Josep Maria Bartomeu said. Bartomeu said that he doesn't regret the decision of sacking ex-manager Ernesto Valverde either.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Ragini Chandran gives intense look in new poster of 'Law'
Bengaluru, July 7 (IANS) The makers of the Kannada film "Law" have released a new intriguing poster featuring actress Ragini Chandran.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sahil Vaid: Glad I got to work with Sushant in 'Dil Bechara'
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Actor Sahil Vaid feels glad to have had a chance to work with the late Sushant Singh Rajput in Mukesh Chhabra's "Dil Bechara".
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bangladesh: 6 activists shot dead in Chittagong Hill Tracts
Dhaka, July 7 (IANS) Six indigenous activists were shot dead on Tuesday in an ambush by a rival group in Bangladesh's restive Chittagong Hill Tracts where scores have died in an insurgency in recent years, police said.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
RS Secretariat issues do's & don'ts for Parl Committee meets
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Secretariat issued a circular on Tuesday, listing measures to ensure resumption of Parliamentary Committee meetings amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
COVID-19: Ganguly fan club to distribute masks, feed poor on his b'day
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) A city-based Sourav Ganguly fan club will distribute masks with the BCCI President's photo printed on them on his 48th birthday -- on Wednesday -- as part of their endeavour to help the needy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-07
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Bengali actor Arun Guhathakurta succumbs to Covid-19
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Veteran Bengali film actor Arun Guhathakurta succumbed to Covid-19 at a south Kolkata hospital around 1.45 pm on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, West Bengal,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Dubey's old video surfaces, shows gangster resolving disputes
Kanpur, July 7 (IANS) An old video of gangster Vikas Dubey has surfaced in which he can be seen interacting with the local people and resolving their disputes.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Finance, IT stocks lift equity indices, Nifty ends near 10,800
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) The rally continued in the domestic stock market on Tuesday with both BSE Sensex and the Nifty50 on the National Stock Exchange rising for the fifth straight session.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Andhra govt speeds up mega housing scheme for 30L BPL families
Amaravati, July 7 (IANS) Despite the financial pressures brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy is speeding up the groundwork to deliver one of his most ambitious poll promises -- housing for 30 lakh below the poverty line (BPL) families of the state by 2024.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Spend 50% capex by Sep to help economy out of Covid, PSUs told
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) With a view to pump up expenditure and improve investment climate in the country hit by Covid-19 pandemic, the government has asked public sector undertakings to become vehicles of growth and complete 50 per cent of their capital expenditure for FY21 before the end of September quarter.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
110 K'taka pharmacies lose licences for withholding data
Bengaluru, July 7 (IANS) The Karnataka government has annulled the licences of 110 pharmacies for failing to report the sales data of medicines used for treating symptoms similar to Covid-19 amid the pandemic, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
'Black Panther' star Danai Gurira: I'm hoping for racial justice
Los Angeles, July 7 (IANS) "Black Panther" star Danai Gurira says she is "daring to hope for racial justice", and is determined to fight for it.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Power industry seeks govt support for extending FGD deadline
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The power committee of industry body FICCI has sought the government's help for installation of Flue Gas Desulphurization (FGD) at operational Independent Power Producers (IPP) and Captive Power Producers (CPP).
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Environment/Wildlife
Tendulkar did find it difficult to face Akhtar at times, says Afridi
Lahore, July 7 (IANS) Former Pakistan skipper Shahid Afridi has reiterated that batting legend Sachin Tendulkar was 'scared' to face Shoaib Akhtar in some spells during their famous duels.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Tibetans in Ladakh feel freedom from China is closer now (IANS Exclusive)
Leh, July 7 (IANS) The Tibetan government's (in exile) chief representative officer in Ladakh believes that independent Tibet has come closer to its fulfilment because the Chinese Communist Party is facing unprecedented international pressure.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
SAI keen to hire consultant for Rs1 cr with eye on 2024 & 2028 Oly glory
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A High Performance Consultant with an annual salary of Rs 1-1.5 crore is among the appointments that the Sports Authority of India (SAI) is mulling in its plans for preparations towards the 2024 and 2028 Olympics. Additionally, SAI is also looking to hire four senior research officers, five athlete relationship officers and five research officers.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Shilpa Shetty warns about the challenges of starting a new fitness routine
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Actress and fitness enthusiast Shilpa Shetty has warned about the challenges one faces while starting a new fitness routine.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
WI can win against top sides now in Tests, says Holder
Southampton, July 7 (IANS) Jason Holder on Tuesday said West Indies have improved a lot as a Test outfit and can now challenge any top team in the world in the five-day format which is considered their weakest link.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Deepika Padukone 'grateful' for 50mn love coming her way on Instagram
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone's Instagram family has grown 50 million stronger, and she is "grateful".
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Google Meet crosses 10 crore installs in less than 2 months
San Francisco, July 7 (IANS) Popular video meet app Google Meet for Android has surpassed over 10 crore downloads globally on Google Play Store.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Covid recovery rate tops 70%, 25,449 active cases in Delhi
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) With 2,008 new cases and 50 deaths in the last 24 hours, the national capital's coronavirus tally has risen to 1,02,831 and toll to 3,165.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Kailash Kher's talent hunt show 'Nayii Udaan' goes virtual
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Singer Kailash Kher will be back providing a platform for new talents across musical genres, including Hindustani classical, folk, and Bollywood, on the fourth edition of "Nayii Udaan". The current edition, launched on Kher's birthday on Tuesday, will be the first one to be streamed online since its inception in 2017.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Essar Ports handles 11 mn tonne cargo in Q1, sees revival signs
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Essar Ports on Tuesday said that it handled 11.23 million tonnes of cargo in the April-June quarter, with 75 per cent growth in June compared to April.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari: Takes whole lot of love to make a movie
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Filmmaker Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari has gone down memory lane to recall her days of shooting "Panga", and said that it takes years and a whole lot of love to make a movie.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Economic mismanagement a tragedy, will destroy millions: Rahul
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Reacting to a research report that Indians are worst-hit on the economic front and that 8 out of 10 rural households had lost income during the coronavirus pandemic, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday alleged that the economic mismanagement was a tragedy that was out to destroy millions.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SEBI extends compliance deadline for municipal bond issuers
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has further extended timelines for regulatory compliances by issuers of municipal debt securities in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Involved in gold smuggling, high-profile IT consultant creates political storm in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram July 7 (IANS) The seizure of 30 kg of gold from a diplomatic consignment at the Trivandrum International Airport has snowballed into a major political controversy in Kerala as the prime suspect of the smuggling racket, Swapna Suresh, a woman who wears many hats, happens to be close to the ruling Left Democratic Front government in the state.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Papon on recreating his Assamese hit 'Paar hobo aei xomoy'
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Singer Papon says he likes the recreated version of his Assamese song, "Paar hobo aei xomoy".
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
K'taka staff warned of action for ignoring contact-tracing
Bengaluru, July 7 (IANS) In view of the surging coronavirus cases in Karnataka, Chief Secretary T.M. Vijaya Bhaskar on Tuesday warned 1,246 state employees of action if they ignored the assigned work of tracing contacts of positive patients, which is important to control the pandemic.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Sovereign funds to get tax break for investing in wider infra sector
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has notified changes in the Income Tax Act that expands the definition of the infrastructure sector and extends tax exemption to sovereign wealth funds on their investments in India.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Top Microsoft executive Peggy Johnson joins AR firm Magic Leap as CEO
San Francisco, July 7 (IANS) Peggy Johnson, Executive Vice President of Business Development at Microsoft, is joining struggling augmented reality (AR) start-up Magic Leap as its CEO, the company announced on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Government hints at incentives for resumption of film, TV production
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar has announced that the government will soon issue Standard Operating Procedures to boost resumption of film production, at a time when the nation is witnessing the unlocking phase after the lockdown.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Trigger-happy sharpshooter nabbed after exchange of fire
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Special Cell of Delhi Police has arrested a sharpshooter of Hashim Baba gang in North-East Delhi after exchange of fire near Shyam Lal College in Shahdara.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hardik & Krunal Pandya reach Ranchi to celebrate Dhoni's birthday
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Former India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni had special guests at his Ranchi home on Tuesday as India all-rounders Hardik Pandya and Krunal Pandya reached Captain Cools doors to surprise him on his 39th birthday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
BCI seeks direction for Rs 3 lakh interest-free loan to lawyers
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Bar Council of India (BCI) has moved a plea in the Supreme Court, seeking a direction to the Centre, states and Union Territories to arrange financial assistance, by way of interest-free loan of up to Rs 3 lakh each, to advocates enrolled with the respective Bar Council.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Haryana Tourism sets up liquor vend in Gurugram
Gurugram, July 7 (IANS) Inspired by Delhi, the Haryana Tourism Department has entered the liquor business.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Haryana,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Video conferencing app 'VideoMeet' announces expansion
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) VideoMeet, a free video-conferencing platform, on Tuesday rolled out its expansion plan in Maharashtra, West Bengal, Tamil Badu and Gujarat with an investment of around Rs 2 crore.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Chinese app TikTok to exit Hong Kong 'within days'
London, July 7 (IANS) Chinese chort-video making app TikTok has said it will quit Hong Kong after China imposed a new national security law.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Technology
Domestic, diplomatic failures leading to job crisis: Cong
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Expressing concern over adverse effect on jobs of Indian expats, the Congress on Tuesday said the central government's failures had created an employment crisis and it was not doing enough to create jobs while Indians abroad were losing theirs.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Why are forces vacating our land at LAC'? Congress
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Congress has questioned the government on reports of withdrawal of Indian troops from Galwan valley in Ladakh.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
AITA awaits court's decision before acting on molestation & age-fraud charge
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The All India Tennis Association (AITA) has asked for an explanation from Chandigarh Lawn Tennis Association (CLTA) on the topic of a junior player being allegedly molested by five players and of them being allegedly overage. However, it will have to wait until the court pronounces its judgement on the topic before taking any action on the issue, said AITA Secretary General Hironmoy Chatterjee.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Tennis
WB to impose total lockdown in containment zones from July 9
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government on Tuesday decided to impose complete lockdown in all the designated Covid-19 containment zones across the state from July 9.
2020-07-07
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
China's high debt catches attention of rating agencies
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The spotlight is on China -- and again not for any happy reason. As Chinas economy contracted by 6.8 per cent in the first quarter of 2020 and its unemployment rate touched 6.2 per cent in April, its burgeoning debt problem can finally catch the attention of the rating agencies. Its debt-to-GDP ratio stands at 317 per cent at present.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
TikTok rival Mitron hits over 25mn downloads from Google Play
Bengaluru, July 7 (IANS) Homegrown short-form video app Mitron on Tuesday said it has achieved over 25 million downloads from Google Play Store and more and more content creators are making a beeline to join the app.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Door-to-door Covid-19 testing launched in Guwahati
Guwahati, July 7 (IANS) A door-to-door Covid-19 testing programme has been launched here on Tuesday following a surge in Covid-19 cases in the past two weeks.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
Future Generali announces increments in wake of pandemic
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) General insurer Future Generali India Insurance has announced promotions, annual increments and variable payouts to all its employees.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Anil Kapoor gives fitness goals to Hrithik Roshan
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Sixty-plus Bollywood veteran Anil Kapoor's fitness has left superstar Hrithik Roshan envious.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Job offers to emotional blackmail, cyber criminals' lockdown tactics
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A criminal is a fast learner. He keeps upgrading his skills in line with his changing surroundings, making it difficult for the law enforcing agencies to keep pace. Those involved in white collar crimes are even harder to trace and arrest as unlike other criminals they can commit a crime without being physically present near the victim. Now it seems that cyber criminals have fast adapted to the country's state of lockdown and evolved new tactics to dupe people.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi riots: Rajdhani School owner sent to 14 days judicial custody
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A Delhi court on Tuesday sent a private school owner to 14 days judicial custody in a case related to communal violence in Delhi's northeast area during the anti-CAA protests in February.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Crisis-hit K'taka coop bank ex-CEO commits suicide, probe on: Police
Bengaluru, July 7 (IANS) City police are probing the suicide of the former CEO of local cooperative bank which is facing allegations of misappropriation of funds, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Dissidents elect new Akali Dal chief, remove Badal
Chandigarh, July 7 (IANS) Dissident Akali leaders on Tuesday elected Rajya Sabha MP Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa as the Shriomani Akali Dal (SAD) President at a meeting in Ludhiana, 'removing' Sukhbir Singh Badal from the top post.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
India, Sweden agree to cooperate in fight against Covid-19
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan and his Swedish counterpart Lena Hallengren on Tuesday discussed via video link the status and plans to handle coronavirus and decided to co-operate in the field of health and medicine.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
World Bank provides $400 mn to enhance support for Namami Gange
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Indian government and the World Bank on Tuesday signed a loan agreement to enhance support for the Namami Gange programme that seeks to rejuvenate the Ganga.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Diplomacy,Environment/Wildlife
Galaxy Watch 3 support page goes live on Samsung India website
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung has made live the support page for its next wearable product Galaxy Watch 3 in India.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Most people have no insight about their ideal partner: Study
New York, July 7 (IANS) Do you know what kind of an ideal partner you seek in life? Perhaps a funny, attractive or down-to-earth one, but a new study suggests that people's ideal partner preferences do not reflect any unique personal insight.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Harish Shah, producer of 'Mere Jeevan Saathi' and 'Kaala Sona', is no more
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Bollywood film producer Harish Shah passed away in Mumbai on Tuesday. He was 76 and was battling throat cancer.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Facebook needs to get better at removing hate content: Sandberg
San Francisco, July 7 (IANS) Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg on Tuesday pledged to root out hateful posts, saying the social network has to get better at finding and removing hateful content.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Do it your way: Root's message to Stokes ahead of 1st Test
Southampton, July 7 (IANS) Stand-in England captain Ben Stokes on Tuesday revealed a classy message from regular Test skipper Joe Root ahead of the first match of the three-Test series against West Indies at Ageas Bowl starting Wednesday.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
BJP's Shaina NC says Prasar Bharati board will 'organise' DD, AIR
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Fashion designer-turned-BJP spokesperson Shaina NC is among the four new members who have been nominated to the board of Prasar Bharati that controls Doordarshan and All India Radio.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Media
File status report on corona-infected children in Kanpur home: SC to UP
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Uttar Pradesh government to file a status report on the news reports that said more than 50 children in a shelter home in Kanpur were found infected with coronavirus.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
SAI to open shooting range for Oly-bound shooters from Wednesday
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) With an eye on the Tokyo Olympics, Sports Authority of India (SAI) in its endeavour to support Indian athletes for their Olympic preparation is opening Dr Karni Singh shooting range from Wednesday for Olympic-bound shooters.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
No cancellation of exams for varsity students
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Ending all speculation over the holding of university examinations, Union Human Resource Development (HRD) minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' said the UGC has changed its earlier guidelines for university examinations.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Telangana Guv interacts with pvt hospitals over Covid situation
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) At a time when Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao is coming under mounting criticism from the opposition for his alleged failure to check the spread of coronavirus in the state, Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan is asserting herself by calling meetings over the situation.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Sidharth Malhotra honours Kargil hero Vikram Batra on his 21st death anniversary
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Actor Sidharth Malhotra, who will soon play Kargil hero Vikram Batra on the big screen, has paid a tribute to the martyr on his 21st death anniversary.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Sangh Parivar & traders body prepare for 'Swadeshi' Raksha Bandhan
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) When 'Swadeshi is the trending word across India, how can an age old Indian festival - Raksha Bandhan, be far behind? Riding high on anti-China sentiments, an array of 'Sangh Parivar members have begun efforts to make this year's Rakhi a "China-less, Swadeshi affair", come August 3.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National
Property prices fall 1-5% in April-June across top cities: Report
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Property prices across top eight cities in the country declined 1-5 per cent in April-June quarter amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to the Magicbricks Propindex Report Q2.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Kashmiri couple buy 97-yr-old US church to set up Kashmir cultural centre
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) A Kashmiri couple is in the process of buying a 97-year-old vacant church in America and would finally convert it into a museum and library of art, culture and history of Kashmir.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National
Eng v WI: ICC welcomes back cricket, thanks ECB for efforts
Dubai, July 7 (IANS) International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Manu Sawhney has welcomed the resumption of international cricket on the eve of England hosting the West Indies in a three-Test #raisethebat series starting on Wednesday at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Sports,Cricket
Pinjra Tod tried to derail probe in free speech's garb, HC told
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Delhi Police has filed a status report in response to a petition filed by Pinjra Tod activist Devangana Kalita, seeking the court's direction to the Delhi Police to not leak any allegations to the media pertaining to the petitioner, and the pending investigation during the trial.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
IBC's section 32A needs elucidation to protect buyers: Experts
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Although the government made an amendment to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) to protect buyers of bankrupt companies, there seems to be no relief for some with litigations continuing and penalties being enforced by regulators for misdeeds of the insolvent firm's previous management.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Sunny Leone's 'masti' time at the pool with a friend
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Actress Sunny Leone has shared a boomerang video on Instagram where she is seen having "crazy fun" with a friend in the pool.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Higuain is the only person I fight with, says Juve manager Sarri
Turin, July 7 (IANS) Juventus manager Maurizio Sarri played down claims that his coaching style is rather confrontational and revealed the only player he fights with is Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Mishra's Sustainable Fashion Mission (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, July 7 (IANSlife) Taking Indian fashion places, Rahul Mishra, is the first designer from the country to have presented at the Paris Haute Couture Week in 2019. Today at 9 pm IST, Mishra will present a digital showcase of his Haute Couture, Fall/Winter 20-21 collection titled "Butterfly people," with Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
MVA govt will complete five-year term: Sanjay Raut
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Dismissing speculations, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut categorically said on Tuesday that the Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra will complete its full five-year term.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Probably a damp towel is the best thing: Ngidi on saliva ban
Cape Town, July 7 (IANS) South Africa pacer Lungi Ngidi feels a damp towel could be a way out to help bowlers who will not have the luxury of using saliva to shine the ball in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-07
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
Delhi govt to provide PDS free ration till November
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) In a significant move, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday decided to provide monthly free ration to all PDS card holders till November 2020 in a bid to mitigate their economic hardships caused by the pandemic.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bhansali to cops: Had offered 'Ramleela', 'Bajirao Mastani', 'Padmaavat' to Sushant
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Sushant Singh Rajput was approached for as many as four films including "Goliyon Ki Rasleela: Ram-Leela" (2013), "Bajirao Mastani" (2015) and "Padmaavat" (2018) by filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali. The filmmaker asserted in the statement he gave to Mumbai Police on Monday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
OnePlus Nord to launch on July 21 through an AR event
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) OnePlus on Tuesday announced that its upcoming 'Nord' smartphone lineup will launch via an AR event on July 21.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Climate change, pandemic teach us to work together: Dalai Lama
Dharamsala, July 7 (IANS) Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama said on Tuesday that climate change and the current Covid-19 pandemic are challenges which teach us to work together to create a peaceful world.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
India will bounce back from COVID-19: Amitabh Kant
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Noting the emergence of "green shoots" in the economy, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant on Tuesday emphasised that India will soon bounce back from the novel coronavirus or COVID-19 crisis.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National
Sridevi-starrer 'Mom' turns three
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Late Bollywood superstar Sridevi's last film "Mom" turned three years on Tuesday. The film released on July 7, 2017.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Plea in SC seeks broadcast of 'Covid yoga protocols' daily
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A plea has been moved in the Supreme Court seeking direction for the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting to take steps to broadcast 'Covid yoga protocols' as well as other customised yoga protocols every morning and evening in order to strengthen the body's immune system and overall development of mind and body.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Radhika Madan posts a funny dance video
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Actress Radhika Madan has shared a funny video from a dance practice session, saying the steps are "iconic", which she did not have time to shoot.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Would have picked Buttler as stand-in captain over Stokes, says KP
London, July 7 (IANS) Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen feels wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler would have been the better choice to cover for regular Test skipper Joe Root in the first Test against West Indies in Southampton starting Wednesday.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Elton John recalls time he thought he saw god
Los Angeles, July 7 (IANS) Legendary singer Elton John recalled the time he smoked marijuana while listening to music and thought he saw god.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Yotta Infra unveils gigantic data centre in Mumbai
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Hiranandani Group subsidiary Yotta Infrastructure on Tuesday unveiled a gigantic data centre building, Yotta NM1, in Mumbai as the company plans to spend about Rs 3,500 crores in next three years on data centre parks which will also come up in cities like New Delhi and Chennai, besides Navi Mumbai.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Tripura cancels 62K fake ration cards
Agartala, July 7 (IANS) The Tripura government has cancelled 62,340 fake ration cards identified after computerisation of the PDS system, officials said here on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Jharkhand reports 21st Covid-19 death
Ranchi, July 7 (IANS) With one more person succumbing to coronavirus on Tuesday, the Covid-19 death toll in Jharkhand has gone up to 21.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
David Schwimmer: 'Friends' reunion tricky to pull off amid pandemic
Los Angeles, July 7 (IANS) "Friends" star David Schwimmer says the upcoming reunion special of the popular sitcom is proving "really tricky" to pull off amid the Covid pandemic.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Mohun Bagan clear dues of players, coaches and support staff
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Mohun Bagan Football Club on Monday cleared the salaries of the Indian coaches, players and support staff, the city heavyweights said in a statement.
2020-07-07
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Watching Rathore on the podium inspired me to win Oly medal: Vijender
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) About 12 years ago, a young boxer from Haryana wrote his name in the history books of Indian sport after winning the country's maiden Olympic medal in boxing. Vijender Singh's bronze medal at the 2008 Beijing Olympics changed the face of Indian boxing and inspired many to take up the sport.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
Rajasthan MLA urges CM for 75% quota for locals in jobs
Jaipur, July 7 (IANS) Close on the heels of the Haryana Chief Minister announcing reservation in jobs for local youths in his state, Rajasthan Congress MLA Harish Chandra Meena on Tuesday wrote to Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot demanding 75 per cent reservation for local youths who according to him are roaming jobless during the corona crisis.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
NIA makes 7th arrest in Pulwama attack case
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested seventh person in connection with the last year's terror attack in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district in which 40 CRPF personnel were martyred.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
China Masters, Dutch Open badminton tournaments cancelled
Kuala Lumpur, July 7 (IANS) The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Tuesday announced the cancellations of the China Masters and Dutch Open from its revamped calendar for the 2020 season due to the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Malaysia,Sports,Badminton
This is how Tara Sutaria wakes up every morning
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Actress Tara Sutaria wakes up with warm licks by her pet dog Bailey.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
May-June status can't be new normal at LAC: Tharoor
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Congress leader and former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, reacting to the disengagement at the LAC, cautioned the government that the May-June status cannot become the "new normal."
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rope in guest teachers for online classes, Delhi govt to schools
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday instructed schools to involve guest and contractual teachers in the implementation of the new teaching-learning plan.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
No pullback of Chinese troops, materiel from Pangong Lake, Depsang
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Indian military sees no pullback of Chinese People's Liberation Army troops and materiel from Pangong Lake and Depsang in eastern Ladakh, sources said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Amid China border tension, India faces more Pak ceasefire violations
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) For the first time, the Indian military finds itself stretched between the border with China where it is locked in an intense stand-off with the PLA and the border with Pakistan where it faces incessant cross-border firing from the hostile Pakistan army.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
'Virgin Bhasskar' to get season 2
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) The rom-com web series "Virgin Bhasskar" has been renewed for season two.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Frontrunner for Air India ops director under fire (Ld)
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A frontrunner for Air India's Director Operations post has come under criticism from certain sections of the airline for his past record of siding with unions against the national carrier.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Musk hints at new Tesla Gigafactory in Asia but not in China
San Francisco, July 7 (IANS) Multi-billionaire tech mogul Elon Musk has hinted at a possible new factory in Asia but that would not be in China this time.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Infosys flies techies, families to B'luru from US
Bengaluru, July 7 (IANS) Global software major Infosys flew some of its techies and their families from the US to the city in a chartered flight amid the Covid-19 pandemic, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy,Technology
Up-scale Kolkata apartment sealed to tackle Covid spread
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) The Kolkata Police on Tuesday sealed a posh high-rise in the city's affluent neighbourhood of Alipur to tackle the rapid spread of Covid-19 infection in the area.
2020-07-07
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Researchers identify compounds that halt Covid-19 virus replication
New York, July 7 (IANS) In a fight against Covid-19 pandemic, the researchers have found several existing compounds that block replication of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) within human cells grown in the laboratory.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Microsoft keen to acquire Warner Bros. gaming unit: Report
San Francisco, July 7 (IANS) Microsoft has expressed interest to acquire the gaming division of Warner Bros. to expand the game-making capabilities of its Xbox group, The Information reported.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Eng vs WI: Vaughan picks Anderson over Broad for first Test
London, July 7 (IANS) Former England skipper Michael Vaughan has picked veteran pacer James Anderson to be in the playing XI ahead of teammate Stuart Broad for the first Test against West Indies beginning Wednesday at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
John Boyega, Felicity Jones unite for 'Borderland'
Los Angeles, July 7 (IANS) "Star Wars" actor John Boyega is all set to star alongside Jack Reynor, Jodie Turner-Smith and Felicity Jones in upcoming thriller "Borderland".
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Andhra minister's escort vehicle overturns, cop killed
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) A policeman died and three others, including two constables, were injured when an escort vehicle in Andhra Pradesh Energy Minister B. Srinivas Reddy's convoy overturned near Hyderabad on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Delhi police Special Cell on alert as Vikas Dubey remains untraced
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Four days after gangster Vikas Dubey and his gang killed eight policemen in the most deadly shootout in recent years at Bikru village in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, several UP police teams looking for him have still found no trace of Dubey.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
BJP tried to divert attention from Galwan valley 'failure': Punjab CM
Chandigarh, July 7 (IANS) Taking exception to BJP President J.P. Nadda's attack on Congress leader Rahul Gandhi over the India-China military standoff, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday trashed it as a brazen attempt to distract public attention from the Centre's "failure" that led to the Galwan valley clash.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
ATP announces adjustments to rankings due to COVID-19
London, July 7 (IANS) The ATP has said it will make 'adjustments' for calculating the men's tennis world rankings when the season resumes in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Ayushmann, Aparshakti Khurrana have a new family home in Panchkula
Chandigarh, July 7 (IANS) Bollywood star Ayushmann Khurrana is thrilled as the Khurranas have got a new family home.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Punjab,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Testing mandatory for power equipment imports to check cyber threats
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) As part of the exercise to have strict security and quality checks on all imported power supply system equipment, components and parts, the Ministry of Power has issued a notice making it mandatory to scan all such imports for presence of software that could compromise the security of the countrys critical installations.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Eng vs WI: Stokes vs Holder will decide the 1st Test, says Simmons
London, July 7 (IANS) West Indies head coach Phil Simmons has said that the battle between Jason Holder and Ben Stokes will go a long way in deciding which way their first Test against England, beginning Wednesday, goes.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Bahadur Singh resigns as Indian athletics chief coach after 25 years
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Athletics Federation of India has placed on record its acknowledgement appreciation for Bahadur Singh who resigned as national chief coach after 25 years of service.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
AP's Covid-19 tally rises to 21,197 with 1,178 new cases
Amaravati, July 7 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh surpassed its highest single-day tally yet again on Tuesday with 1,178 cases. With this, the state's Covid-19 tally zoomed to 21,197.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Liquidity to MSMEs rises as sanctions cross 1.14 lakh cr
New Delhi, July 7 (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).
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mira to Shahid: I fall in love with you more every day
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor's wife Mira Rajput has penned a note for her hubby on their fifth marriage anniversary on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
CSK CEO explains why they refer to birthday boy Dhoni as 'Thala'
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Chennai Super Kings' CEO Kasi Viswanathan has heaped praise on Mahendra Singh Dhoni's leadership qualities and explained the reason why the former India captain is popularly known as 'Thala' in the region.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Indo-Bangla ICP at Petrapole on radar for human trafficking (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Petrapole Integrated Check Point (ICP) on India-Bangladesh border -- a major bilateral commerce source of the two neighbouring countries which saw an annual trade of over Rs 21,380 crore in 2018 -- is on surveillance by Indian agencies and the border guarding force BSF for human trafficking.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National
Dubey was impressed with Sunny Deol's 'Arjun Pandit'
New July 7 (IANS) Vikas Dubey's plunge into crime coincided with Sunny Deol thriller "Arjun Pandit" which released in 1999. Taking a cue from the movie Dubey also became Vikas Pandit, and has been known so in political circles and even among the police personnel, who referred to him as 'Pandit'.
2020-07-07
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Woman PCS official ends life by hanging self
Varanasi (UP), July 7 (IANS) A woman official of the Provincial Civil Services (PCS), Manimanjari Rai, 30, committed suicide by hanging herself from the ceiling of her room in Ballia district.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India has lowest Covid cases per million in world: Centre
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Citing a World Health Organisation (WHO) situation report, the central government, here on Tuesday, claimed the country had one of the lowest coronavirus deaths and cases per million population. The recovery rate had increased to 61.13 per cent, it added.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Howrah Sub-Inspector died of Covid-19
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) A Sub-Inspector posted at Howrah police commissionerate adjoining Kolkata died of Covid-19 at a city-based hospital on Tuesday, a police official said.
2020-07-07
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Taapsee Pannu is back to work amid Covid-19 pandemic
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) After almost three months of lockdown, actress Taapsee Pannu is back in action.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Melbourne lockdown should see ICC take final call on T20 WC: BCCI official
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Australias second largest city Melbourne is set to go for another round of lockdown ? for six weeks ? from midnight Wednesday as the coronavirus has reared its ugly head in Victoria. And this has further confirmed that this years T20 World Cup in Australia is practically not possible. Even as the ICC keeps delaying the announcement, BCCI hopes that the official call will now be taken with this latest development.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Vidyut Jammwal: Friendship is the only cement that holds the world together
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) With their next film "Yaara" scheduled for a July 30 release, to mark World Friendship Day, actors Vidyut Jammwal, Amit Sadh, Shruti Haasan, Vijay Varma, Kenny Basumatary and Sanjay Mishra are excited.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Yogi govt in a fix over Chinese investments in UP
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh is treading cautiously over the investments being made by the Chinese companies in the state, following the face-off between the two countries on the border.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Leaner Sibley looking to bat for longer periods after weight loss
Southampton, July 7 (IANS) England opener Dom Sibley has lost as much as 12kgs during the COVID-19 induced lockdown period and has come back to the team a leaner and fitter version of himself.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
German court lifts COVID-19 lockdown near meat plant
Berlin, July 7 (IANS) A German court has ended a lockdown imposed to tackle a coronavirus outbreak at a meat packing facility, the media reported on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Germany,International
UltraTech arm to sell entire stake in Chinese cement firm
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Krishna Holdings, a subsidiary of UltraTech Nathdwara Cement, will sell its entire 92.5 per cent stake in China's Shandong Binani Rongan Cement for around $129 million.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Save lives of Covid-19 patients: Central team to Karnataka
Bengaluru, July 7 (IANS) A team of officials from the Union Health Ministry here on Tuesday advised the Karnataka government to save coronavirus victims by providing them the best treatment at the earliest.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
3 pubs in England close after COVID-19 positive tests
London, July 7 (IANS) Just days after reopening following a three-month closure, Three pubs in England have shut after customers tested positive for the novel coronavirus, it was reported on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Kiara Advani makes most of every sunset
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Actress Kiara Advani has been soaking in the mellow sun lately, going by her latest social media post.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
NIMS begins subject regd for corona vaccine's clinical trial
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) The subject enrolment for Phase-I clinical trial of India's first indigenous vaccine for COVID-19 began at Nizam's Institute of Medical Science (NIMS) here on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Kher, Raina raise funds for slain Kashmiri sarpanch's family
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) In order to support the family of slain Kashmiri Pandit Sarpanch Ajay Pandita, actor Anupam Kher, cricketer Suresh Raina and filmmaker Ashoke Pandit have come together to raise funds for the bereaved family.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
US judge orders suspension Dakota Access Pipeline
Washington, July 7 (IANS) A US judge has ordered the suspension of the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline, amid concerns over its environmental impact, the media reported on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Politics
Aparshakti Khurana: 'Helmet' will bring a smile, with a sensible message
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Actor Aparshakti Khurana says his upcoming film "Helmet" will bring a smile on people's face, with a sensible message in the middle of their stressful schedules.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Citizens have right to know: Police tell HC on Pinjra Tod's gag plea (Ld)
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Delhi Police has filed a status report in response to a petition filed by Pinjra Tod activist Devangana Kalita, seeking the courts direction to the Delhi Police to not leak any allegations to the media pertaining to the petitioner, pending investigation and thereafter during trial.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National
NHL set to restart on August 1 after COVID-19 hiatus
Washington, July 7 (IANS) The National Hockey League (NHL) has announced that it is targeting an August 1 return to the season, which was halted by the COVID-19 pandemic in March.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Sports,Hockey
Coke to advance beverage localisation, enhance ethnic drinks' portfolio (IANS Special)
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Beverage localisation along with enhancement of ethnic drinks' portfolio is the way ahead for Coca-Cola India, as it transforms from being a local to a hyper-local brand, a top company executive said.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Now Vikas' wife Richa also 'most wanted'
Kanpur, July 7 (IANS) Kanpur police is on hot pursuit of Richa Dubey, wife of Uttar Pradesh's most wanted gangster Vikas Dubey, who killed eight policemen within hours.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Varun Dhawan gets 30mn Instagram followers
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan has garnered 30 million followers on Instagram. The actor made the announcement sharing a fan-made video on the photo-video sharing platform.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
In backing Hamilton and Bottas, Mercedes boss ends Vettel speculations
Spielberg, July 7 (IANS) Daimler CEO Ola Kallenius has ended any lingering rumours related to four-time F1 champion Sebastian Vettel joining Mercedes next season as he gave his full backing to current duo of Lewis Hamilton and Valtteri Bottas.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Motorsports
Melania Trump's former aide to publish book
Washington, July 7 (IANS) A former aide to Melania Trump has written a memoir about her 15-year friendship with the US First Lady.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Politics
Brad Pitt boards 'Bullet Train'
Los Angeles, July 7 (IANS) Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt will be leading David Leitchs upcoming assassin action thriller "Bullet Train".
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Roscosmos CEO's adviser arrested over treason
Moscow, July 7 (IANS) Ivan Safronov, advisor to the CEO of Russia's Roscosmos on informational policy, was arrested on Tuesday over suspicion of treason, the state space agency said.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
Greenwood shows how good he is everytime he gets a chance: Cole
Manchester, July 7 (IANS) Former Manchester United forward Andy Cole has heaped praise on in-form forward Mason Greenwood, saying he can score with either foot and that is a great ability.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Australian Parliament set for virtual sittings
Canberra, July 7 (IANS) The Australian Parliament is preparing for virtual sittings due to the fresh coronavirus outbreaks in the country, media report said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Citizens have right to know: Police tell HC on Pinjta Tod's gag plea
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Delhi Police has filed a status report in response to a petition filed by Pinjra Tod activist Devangana Kalita, seeking the courts direction to the Delhi Police to not leak any allegations to the media pertaining to the petitioner, pending investigation and thereafter during trial.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National
Diesel extends gain over petrol in Delhi after 7-day pause
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Diesel has extended its gain over petrol in Delhi as oil marketing companies raised its price in the city by 25 paisa a litre on Tuesday after keeping auto fuel prices hanged for the last seven days.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Cong leader Solanki put on ventilator support
Gandhinagar, July 7 (IANS) Former Union minister and senior Congress leader Bharatsinh Solanki, who was undergoing treatment for coronavirus infection, was put on ventilator support on Tuesday after his health deteriorated, sources said.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
'Happy birthday youngster': Kohli, Shastri lead wishes for Dhoni
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Indian cricket fraternity took to social media to extend birthday wishes for former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni who turned 39 on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Probiotics may help ease depression: Study
London, July 7 (IANS) Probiotics that broaden the mix of helpful bacteria in the gut may help to ease depression, say researchers.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
BJP in MP sandwiched between Maharaj, Dissent, Shivraj: Shatrughan
Bhopal, July 7 (IANS) Former Union minister and film actor Shatrughan Sinha has taken a dig at the politics in Madhya Pradesh. He says there are three camps in the BJP in Madhya Pradesh - "Maharaj, Dissent and Shivraj". Sinha on Tuesday tweeted in his inimitable style on the state of politics in Madhya Pradesh.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Another Maoist killed in gunfight in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 7 (IANS) A day after at least four Maoists were gunned down, another Maoist was killed during an exchange of fire with security forces in Odisha's Kandhamal district, police said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Orissa,National,Defence/Security
52 killed in Japan due to torrential rain
Tokyo, July 7 (IANS) The death toll due to the torrential rain in Japan's Kyushu region increased to 52 on Tuesday, with the government issuing its highest alert as the Chikugo river in Oita prefecture overflowed.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Japan,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Amazon shares top $3,000 for first time
San Francisco, July 7 (IANS) E-commerce giant Amazon became worth more than $1.5 trillion after its shares breached the $3,000 mark for the first time on Monday, beating expectations of many analysts.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Corona infections reach Bihar CM's doors
Patna, July 7 (IANS) Bihar has registered a steady increase in the number of coronavirus cases recently, which have now reached the doors of the chief minister.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
'Kasautii Zindagii Kay': Karan Patel steps in as Mr Bajaj
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Actor Karan Patel was all suited up on his first day of shoot for the show "Kasautii Zindagii Kay".
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
India ranks 34th in JLL's real estate transparency index
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) India is ranked 34th in JLL's Global Real Estate Transparency Index (GRETI), marking an improvement due to more regulatory reforms and other initiatives.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Monsoon active in plains, showers in parts of north India
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) The monsoon continues to remain active in the plains across the country though sluggishness persists in northwest India. However, there is a possibility of rain in some places in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, western Uttar Pradesh and south and east Rajasthan in the next 24 hours.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife
Deepika calls hubby Ranveer centre of her universe
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) In her latest Instagram post, Deepika Padukone has turned on the mush factor for hubby Ranveer Singh, who turned 35 on Monday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Publisher moves up release of book by Trump's niece
Washington, July 7 (IANS) The publisher of a tell-all memoir written by US President Donald Trumps niece Mary is planning to release the book on July 14 despite an ongoing litigation aimed at blocking the book, the media report.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Politics
Former PCB chief urges team to wear BLM emblem during Eng series
Lahore, July 7 (IANS) Former Pakistan Cricket Board chief Khalid Mehmood urged the team to wear 'Black Lives Matter' logo on their jersey during their upcoming series against England in August.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Letter calling for strike in Kashmir is fake, says Geelani family
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Police said on Tuesday that the senior hardline separatist leader, Syed Ali Shah Geelani has dissociated himself from a strike call issued in his name from across the border.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Politics
Poco M2 Pro with quad rear cameras, Snapdragon 720G SoC launched
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Poco on Tuesday launched Poco M2 Pro with quad-camera setup and Qualcomm Snapdragon 720G processor at a starting price of Rs 13,999 for 4GB/64GB variant.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Gas leaks: Deposit money with Andhra officials, NGT tells 2 firms
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has directed two companies in Andhra Pradesh to deposit with Visakhapatnam and Kurnool district authorities within two week the compensation amount to given to kin of those who died and those affected by the toxic gas leaks last month.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Trump's job approval rating erodes among key groups'
Washington, July 7 (IANS) US President Donald Trump's job approval rating was hovering near the low point of his presidency as core groups that propelled his 2016 run were dissatisfied with his performance in office, according to a new poll.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Politics
When Shekhar Kapur convinced Jugal Hansraj to act in 'Masoom'
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) It's a flashback Tuesday for filmmaker Shekhar Kapur as he went down memory lane and recalled working with Jugal Hansraj in the film "Masoom", which released in 1983.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Roach can achieve more if he manages workload properly, feels Walsh
Kingston, July 7 (IANS) Legendary West Indies pacer Courtney Walsh feels if Kemar Roach can manage his workload properly, he can easily get to 300 Test wickets.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Greyed a bit more, become smarter & sweeter: Sakshi wishes Dhoni
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) As M.S. Dhoni turned 39 on Tuesday, social media was flooded with birthday wishes with people from all walks wishing the former India captain on his special day. However, among all this, there was a special wish for Dhoni -- the one from wife Sakshi.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Covid norms: Elderly people not willing to isolate
London, July 7 (IANS) Despite being most vulnerable to severe illness due to Covid-19, older adults are not more willing to isolate when asked to -- which put them at more risk, say researchers.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
HC disposes off plea against suspension of legal interviews with prisoners
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday disposed off a petition against the suspension of legal interviews in prisons after the jail authorities informed that a fresh circular has been issued permitting legal interviews with jail inmates via video conference.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Congress seeks CBI probe into gold smuggling case, writes to PM
Thiruvananthapuram, July 7 (IANS) The office of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in increasingly coming under fire in the 30 kg gold smuggling case involving the former PRO of the UAE consulate and a woman.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
California Assembly delays session after COVID-19 outbreak
Sacramento, July 7 (IANS) A COVID-19 outbreak in the California Legislature has indefinitely delayed a session of the state Assembly, highlighting the rapid spread of the virus in a state that has imposed new restrictions on bars and restaurants following a surge in the number of infections and hospitalizations, a media report said.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Brazil,Politics
Halle Berry withdraws from transgender role
Los Angeles, July 7 (IANS) After facing backlash online, actress Halle Berry has pulled out of a transgender role she was supposed to play in an upcoming film.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
SC grants interim bail to Unitech's Sanjay Chandra, no to brother
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday granted interim bail to Unitech Ltd promoter and former Managing Director Sanjay Chandra, who has been behind bars for nearly three years in the homebuyers' case.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
All-rounders take centrestage as cricket returns with Eng-WI series
Southampton, July 7 (IANS) Following a four-month long hiatus put forward by coronavirus pandemic, cricket is all-set to resume with England taking on West Indies in a three-Test #raisethebat series starting on Wednesday.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Edtech firm Unacademy acquires PrepLadder for Rs 112 crore (Ld)
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Bengaluru-based edtech firm Unacademy on Tuesday announced to acquire PrepLadder, a leading post-graduate medical entrance exam preparation platform, for $50 million (approx Rs 112.3 crore).
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Himesh Reshammiya, Javed Ali join 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs' judges panel
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Singer-composer Himesh Reshammiya and singer Javed Ali are set to join Alka Yagnik as judges in the eighth season of "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li'l Champs".
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Two Indians share UAE lottery
Dubai, July 7 (IANS) Two Indians have hit the jackpot by winning half a million dirhams each in the 12th Emirates Loto draw, the media reported on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora,Human Interest/Society
Centre gets 1 more month to implement SC order on women army officers
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday told the Centre that it should ensure complete compliance with its verdict granting a permanent commission to eligible women officers in the army and also making provisions for them in command posts.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights
Mahagathbandhan will discuss, decide Bihar CM candidate: Cong MP
Patna, July 7 (IANS) Ahead of the Bihar Assembly elections, state Congress Election Campaign Committee Chairman and Rajya Sabha MP Akhilesh Singh has said that the Grand Alliance (Mahagathbandhan) comprising his party, RJD, HAM etc will decide its chief ministerial candidate through consultations.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Dubey's accomplices: Police release pictures
Kanpur, July 7 (IANS) The Kanpur police has released photograph of accomplices of Vikas Dubey who were a part of his team that attacked and killed eight policemen in Bikru village on Friday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Saudi Arabia rules out financial curbs on expats
Riyadh, July 7 (IANS) Saudi Arabia has denied reports of freezing bank accounts of expatriates whose financial dealings are higher than their wages, it was reported on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Saudi Arabia,Business/Economy
Sushmita Sen on Sushant: From one Sush to another, I wish I knew him
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Weeks after Sushant Singh Rajput's death, Sushmita Sen regrets not knowing the actor personally and not getting an opportunity to work with him.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
UP: Congress leaders taken into custody during protest
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) Scores of Congress leaders led by Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC) chief Ajay Kumar Lallu were taken into custody here on Tuesday when they were on their way to Raj Bhawan to submit a memorandum to the Governor Anandiben Patel on the Kanpur incident.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
HK's Lam denies being kept in dark over security law
Hong Kong, July 7 (IANS) Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam said on Tuesday that she was not kept in the dark as China imposed the national security law on the city, and central government officials had briefed her and sought her opinion on the legislation.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Hong Kong,Politics
Happy Indian cricket got Dhoni because he is unbelievable: Ganguly
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) Mahendra Singh Dhoni is not only one of the best finishers in world cricket, he is a destructive top-order batsman too who should bat higher up, feels former India captain and BCCI President Sourav Ganguly. Dhoni, regarded as one of India's finest leaders, turned 39 on Tuesday. It was under Ganguly that the Ranchi wicketkeeper batsman made his debut and went on to win all ICC trophies for India, the only captain to do so.
2020-07-07
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Younis is someone who can never show knife to anyone: Inzamam
Lahore, July 7 (IANS) Inzamam-ul-haq has backed Younis Khan after learning that former Pakistan batting coach Grant Flower had alleged that Pakistan's highest Test run-getter had threatened him with a knife.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Business resumption index falls for 1st time in post lockdown phase
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Business resumption is faltering in India and a flattening mobility curve amid a rising pandemic curve is a key risk, according to a research by foreign brokerage, Nomura.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National
B'luru civic body to add more ambulances amid pandemic
Bengaluru, July 7 (IANS) City civic body, Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palika (BBMP), will add more ambulances after it arranged 250 vehicles amid the Covid pandemic and clamour for more, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Edtech firm Unacademy acquires PrepLadder for $112 crore
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Bengaluru-based edtech firm Unacademy on Tuesday announced to acquire PrepLadder, a leading post-graduate medical entrance exam preparation platform, for $50 million (approx Rs 112.3 crore).
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Consumers may soon get to chose piped gas suppliers (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) In yet another reform initiative in the oil and gas sector, the government is set to throw open city gas distribution (CGD) networks across the country to competition, allowing participation of more than one player in a circle vying to attract consumers.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National
Dhoni turns 39: Forget the sunset, relive the sun-kissed memories MSD has given a billion hearts
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Sourav Ganguly is widely credited with changing the face of Indian cricket. While that is a proven fact, the reason why Sachin Tendulkar refers to Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the greatest skipper he played under and the reason for Virat Kohli calling him 'My Captain' is because this person from Ranchi took Ganguly's learnings and combined it with his own knowledge and rewrote the history books.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Schools partially re-open in Sri Lanka
Colombo, July 7 (IANS) Schools across Sri Lanka have partially re-opened after being shut for nearly three months, as the spread of COVID-19 has been put under control in the island nation, it was reported on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Education,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Criminal killed in encounter in UP, one police man injured
Bhadohi (Uttar Pradesh), July 7 (IANS) A criminal carrying a reward of Rs 50,000 on his head was killed by the police in an encounter in Bhadohi district in the wee hours of Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Make call records of Vikas Dubey public: SP
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) has demanded that the call detail records of gangster Vikas Dubey, the main accused in the killing of eight policemen in Kanpur, should be made public.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
US woman arrested after smashing face mask display
Phoenix, July 7 (IANS) A woman in the US state of Arizona, which has witnessed a recent surge in the number of COVID-19 cases, was arrested for smashing down a display of face masks at a store here.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Like in 2018, Kamal Nath launches poll drive from Ujjain
Ujjain, July 7 (IANS) Former chief minister and Madhya Pradesh Congress president Kamal Nath arrived here for 'Darshan' of Mahakal before the start of his campaign for the mini-midterm elections involving 24 assembly seats in the state.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Rajbhar seeks Yogi resignation in Kanpur firing case
Kanpur, July 7 (IANS) Om Prakash Rajbhar, former Uttar Pradesh Minister and President of the Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party (SBSP), has sought the resignation of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on moral grounds, following the killing of eight policemen in the state.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Mourinho brands bust-up between Lloris and Son as 'beautiful'
London, July 7 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho has referred to the on-filed clash between goalkeeper Hugo Lloris and winger Heung-min Son as beautiful during their 1-0 win over Everton in the Premier League on Monday.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
US nuke envoy arrives in Seoul
Seoul, July 7 (IANS) US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun, who is also Washington's chief nuclear envoy, arrived in Seoul on Tuesday for talks about denuclearizing North Korea, as the communist nation again rejected the possibility of resuming negotiations with America.
2020-07-07
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Vikas Dubey case: The curious case of a letter
Kanpur, July 7 (IANS) The case of a letter, purportedly written by slain circle officer Devendra Mishra (who was killed in an ambush by gangster Vikas Dubey on Friday) apparently exposed the nexus between suspended police officer Vinay Tiwari and the gangster, and it is getting curious by the hour.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rajnath Singh reviews infra requirements at borders
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Amid ongoing tension at the borders with China, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh held a review meeting with Border Roads Origination (BRO) officials on Tuesday to discuss the improvement of infrastructure near Line of Actual Control with China and Line of Control with Pakistan, sources said.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
N.Korea tightens border control to fight COVID-19
Seoul, July 7 (IANS) North Korea has tightened its border control to prevent a coronavirus outbreak, the country's state newspaper said on Tuesday, after leader Kim Jong-un called for "maximum alert" against the highly contagious disease.
2020-07-07
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Heatwaves have become longer, frequent in last 70 years: Study
Sydney, July 7 (IANS) Scientists have found that heatwaves have been increasing in frequency and duration since the 1950s in nearly every part of the world.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Australia,National
Ola joins PhonePe to boost its digital payments experience
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Ride-hailing major Ola on Monday announced its strategic partnership with PhonePe to enhance its digital payments experience for its customers.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
HDFC Bank cuts interest rates on loans by 20 bps
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) The HDFC Bank has reduced the marginal cost of funds-based lending rates (MCLR) on loans across tenors by 20 basis points with immediate effect.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Google Cloud partners Netmagic to create Center of Excellence
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Leading managed hosting and multi-Cloud hybrid IT solution provider Netmagic Solutions on Tuesday announced its partnership with Google Cloud to create a Centre of excellence (CoE) that will enable their customers to accelerate their hybrid Cloud journey.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Bajaj Finance's AUM under moratorium falls to 15.5% in June
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Assets under management (AUM) of Bajaj Finance under moratorium has reduced from 27 per cent as of April 30 to 15.5 per cent as of June 30.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Trade across Indo-B'desh border resume, after minor standoff with Mamata govt
Dhaka, July 7 (IANS) The West Bengal government has allowed goods from Bangladesh through Benapole Land Port in Jashore, three days after Bangladeshi exporters blocked imports.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
England overwhelming favourites against West Indies, says Lara
Southampton, July 7 (IANS) Former West Indies captain Brian Lara feels Jason Holder's troops will have to try and finish the game inside four days as they won't be able to attain a positive result if the Test matches against England go into the fifth and final day.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Why has status quo ante not been insisted on, asks Rahul
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Amid reports of Chinese troops withdrawal from the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi has raised a set of questions, saying when the national interest is "paramount", government's duty is to protect it, and why the status quo ante is not being insisted on?
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Now, Mumbai overtakes China in corona deaths and cases
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) In yet another disturbing development, the number of COVID-19 cases and deaths in Mumbai has now oustripped China, where the pandemic reared its head in late 2019, according to the official data here on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Feel like a proud father seeing what Dhoni has achieved, says More
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Former BCCI chief selector Kiran More believes Mahendra Singh Dhoni always had the talent to reach the heights of success in international cricket and that's what the veteran wicketkeeper-batsman did when he got the opportunity of playing for Team India.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Telangana begins demolition of old secretariat in Hyd
Hyderabad, July 7 (IANS) A week after the Telangana High Court cleared decks for construction of a new complex for Telangana state secretariat, the state government on Tuesday started demolishing the existing buildings.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Probe ordered into journo's alleged suicide at AIIMS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) After the order from Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan, a high-level inquiry committee consisting of department heads of the AIIMS has been set up to look into the alleged suicide of COVID-19 positive journalist, Tarun Sisodiya.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SL extends voting time for parliamentary polls
Colombo, July 7 (IANS) The Sri Lankan Elections Commission (EC) has increased the voting time for the upcoming parliamentary polls by an hour, it was reported on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
JSES partners with 20 organisations globally to empower students
Sonipat, July 7 (IANS) Jindal School of Environment and Sustainability (JSES), the newly-established ninth school of O.P. Jindal Global University here has forged collaborations with 20 international and Indian organisations to expand opportunities for its undergraduate students.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Haryana,National,Education,Environment/Wildlife
Scindia's PA tests Covid positive, has long contact trail
Bhopal, July 7 (IANS) Anil Mishra, personal assistant to BJP Rajya Sabha MP Jyotiraditya Scindia, has tested positive.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Afghan govt suspends release of Taliban inmates
Kabul, July 7 (IANS) The Afghan government has suspended the release of the last batch of Taliban inmates over their involvement in serious crimes, it was reported on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Odisha records worst 1-day surge, tally crosses 10,000 mark
Bhubaneswar, July 7 (IANS) Odisha has reported the highest surge of 571 COVID-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours taking the tally to 10,097 cases, said the state health department on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Ireland releases Covid tracing app based on Apple-Google API
Dublin, July 7 (IANS) Ireland has released a Covid-19 contact tracing app which is based the Exposure Notification API developed by Apple and Google, to help contract trace as well as slow the spread of coronavirus.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Ireland,Technology,Health/Medicine
BJP central leadership to decide MP portfolio allocation
Bhopal, July 7 (IANS) The Shivraj Singh Chouhan cabinet in Madhya Pradesh has been expanded, but the issue of portfolio distribution is still unresolved. Now, it has been learnt that it is the central BJP leadership which will decide who gets what in Madhya Pradesh.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
No economic logic now for diesel cars: Maruti Suzuki
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) With parity between the prices of petrol and diesel, there is no economic logic for buying diesel cars as with the same running cost, the acquisition cost differential is very high.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Spanish antibody study shows no herd immunity to Covid-19
London, July 7 (IANS) Spanish researchers have found that only five per cent of the population in Spain has developed antibodies, nowhere near the levels needed to achieve 'herd immunity'.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
US looking at banning TikTok, other Chinese apps: Pompeo
Washington, July 7 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that Washington was looking at banning Chinese social media apps, including TikTok.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Politics,Technology
Stricter norms for Kolkata hotspots expected
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) West Bengal's largest civic body Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is gearing up to tighten its noose in all the Covid-19 hotspots and isolation zones across the city to tackle the recent spurt in Corona cases.
2020-07-07
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Pak opens first ventilators' production facility
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has inaugurated the country's first indigenous ventilators' manufacturing facility.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Brazil eyeing Maracana to kick off World Cup qualifiers
Rio de Janeiro, July 7 (IANS) Brazil could open their 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign at Rio de Janeiro's iconic Maracana Stadium, under plans being considered by the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF).
2020-07-07
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Sinovac's COVID-19 vaccine advances to key phase-3 trial
Beijing, July 7 (IANS) Chinese vaccine maker Sinovac has received approval for starting phase-3 clinical trial of its COVID-19 vaccine candidate, CoronaVac, in Brazil.
2020-07-07
Category: International, China,National,Health/Medicine
COVID-19 existed worldwide before emerging in China: Oxford expert
London, July 7 (IANS) The novel coronavirus has existed worldwide and broke out whenever and wherever favourable conditions occurred before it emerged in China last December leading to the ongoing global pandemic, an Oxford University expert said.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,International
Tips to manage the seasonal flu at home
New Delhi, July 7 (IANSlife) The monsoon has begun, and while it brings relief from summer heat it also brings perils of humidity. With the rain showers comes the risk of being exposed to viruses, necessitating measures to manage the six most important seasonal flu symptoms-- breathing difficulty, body ache, cough, blocked nose, headache and muscular stiffness early on.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Rani's struggle & rise as a player gives me hope, says Rajwinder
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Born in a small village named Mugal Chak in Naushehra Pannua taluk near Tarn Taran, Punjab, Rajwinder Kaur -- the eldest of three sisters and a brother -- grew up in a culture where girls had to work the chores at home and sweat it out in near by farms for daily wage. Studying was never mandatory and playing hockey was a rarity.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Over 50% affluent household 'profoundly impacted' by Covid-19
New Delhi, July 7 (IANSlife) A study focussing on the post-Covid perceptions of the affluent consumer segment on how they are likely to prioritise their household spending in the immediate future, has found that although over 50 per cent households are "profoundly impacted."
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
9 dead during I-Day weekend shootings in NYC
New York, July 7 (IANS) More than 40 shooting incidents took place in New York City during the Independence Day weekend, killing at least nine people, local authorities said.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Politics
Believing in the oneness of human existence
New Delhi, July 7 (IANSlife) Kerala-based artist Rejeesh Sarovar will present a solo art exhibition- "In between soil, Mans and Myth" that portrays the artists observations of the the quest of his life with its surroundings and his experiences.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Celebrate World Chocolate Day with these easy recipes
New Delhi, July 7 (IANSlife) Its World Chocolate Day and what better way to celebrate than to relish on a delectable chocolate recipe! Here are some delicious chocolate-based recipes which is easy to make.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Landslide on NH-10 cuts off Bengal-Sikkim road link
Kolkata, July 7 (IANS) A massive landslide on Tuesday resulted in the collapse of a National Highway which connects West Bengal with the Himalayan state of Sikkim, virtually snapping the road connectivity in the north-eastern region.
2020-07-07
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Helicopter 7: Dwayne Bravo's musical gift for MS Dhoni
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) West Indies all-rounder Dwayne Bravo had a special birthday gift for his Chennai Super Kings teammate MS Dhoni who turned 39 to Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Tackling COVID-19: Housing society preparedness in emergencies
New Delhi, July 7 (IANSlife) India has witnessed a significant rise in the number of COVID-19 cases within the last few weeks; and while most citizens have grown used to working from home, medical emergencies can strike anytime.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Hot weather does not drive people to post angry tweets
San Francisco, July 7 (IANS) Hot weather may make people more aggressive but the rising mercury may not result in more angry tweets or hateful Facebook posts from the social media users, an interesting study has revealed. However, the first-of-its-kind research found that incidence of angry tweets is highest on Mondays.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Bolsonaro takes 4th COVID-19 test
Brasilia, July 7 (IANS) Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, who has repeatedly insisted that quarantine and social distancing were not necessary to combat the coronavirus pandemic, has taken a fourth COVID-19 test.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Brazil,International
Anindita Bose opens up on working in web series 'Mafia'
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Bengali actress Anindita Bose, who plays a pivotal in the upcoming web series "Mafia", says a big reason why she was enthused to take up the show is because she has loved playing the game Mafia since she was a college kid.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Google Plus officially gone, rebranded as Currents
San Francisco, July 7 (IANS) Google has officially shut down its social networking platform Google Plus and it has rebranded the apps on both Google Play Store as well as Apple App Store to Google Currents.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Sustainability is providing weavers with continuos work: Designer Gaurang Shah
New Delhi, July 7 (IANSlife) Designer Gaurang Shah, who is known for his exquisite handcrafted jamdani masterpieces and signature sarees, was previously against the idea of selling his creations online. Reason? He never wanted his customers to feel cheated after they find variations in colour and texture compared to what they order by seeing photographs and on video calls.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Beauty giant notes 'definitive shift in consumer habits'
New Delhi, July 7 (IANSlife) Brands are witnessing a definitive shift in consumer habits with a consistent pattern of being increasingly focused on personal and domestic care and safety; and consumers now expect a wider range of such products to meet their daily needs from brands that they can trust, feels Nykaa Brands CEO Reena Chhabra.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Merkel rejects calls for abolishing face mask requirement in shops
Berlin, July 7 (IANS) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has rejected calls to do away with face mask requirement in shops across the country, government spokesperson Steffen Seibert said.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Germany,Politics
Over 150 international films at Mumbai Queer Film festival
New Delhi, July 7 (IANSlife) The 11th edition of KASHISH Mumbai International Queer Film Festival is going virtual this year due to the COVID-19 lockdown. The festival is coming up with a full-slate of 157 films from 42 countries.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Suicide cases increase in Nepal during lockdown
Kathmandu, July 7 (IANS) At least 1,647 people have committed suicide during the lockdown period in Nepal which was imposed first imposed in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, police said.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Nepal,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Centre seeks 6 months more to give permanent commission to women in army
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Citing the Covid induced lockdown, the Centre has asked the Supreme Court to grant it six months extra to comply with its verdict granting permanent commission to eligible women officers in the army and also making provisions for them in command posts.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Immigration/Law/Rights
No manual cleaning of sewage chambers in Rajasthan, says CM
Jaipur, July 7 (IANS) No sanitation worker should be forced to enter into sewage chambers to clean the sewer lines, said Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot while addressing a video conference with public representatives and urban bodies.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Pravin Tambe signed by TKR, set to become 1st Indian to play in CPL
St. Johns, July 7 (IANS) Wrist spinner Pravin Tambe is set to become the first Indian to play in the Carribean Premier League as he has been signed by Trinbago Knight Riders (TKR) -- the franchise co-owned by Bollywood actor Shah Rukh Khan -- for the upcoming edition of the tournament.
2020-07-07
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
US states can block Electoral College members
Washington, July 7 (IANS) The US Supreme Court ruled that states can block Electoral College members from ignoring the popular vote winner in presidential elections.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Politics
Israeli flag carrier accepts govt rescue plan
Tel Aviv, July 7 (IANS) Israeli flag carrier, El Al announced that it has decided to accept the Ministry of Finance's plan to save the airline from shutting down.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Israel,Business/Economy
Sensex trims gains after opening 173 points higher
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) The key Indian stock indices pared major initial gains amid choppy trade on Tuesday morning.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Well-known Iraqi political expert shot dead
Baghdad, July 7 (IANS) Hisham al-Hashimi, a well-known Iraqi political and security expert, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the capital Baghdad, an Interior Ministry source said.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Iraq,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Paul Weller does not want to go back to normal life
Los Angeles, July 7 (IANS) Veteran singer Paul Weller is loving his lockdown life.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
As India crosses 7L corona cases, over 4L recover (Ld)
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) India so far has tested over a crore cases as it crossed 7 lakh mark with over 22,252 new cases, Health Ministry data revealed on Tuesday. Fresh 467 deaths pushed its toll to 20,160 as the recovery rate went past 60 per cent.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
California wildfire grows to 2,000 acres
San Francisco, July 7 (IANS) A wildfire has grown to 2,000 acres in the hills east of Gilroy, Northern California, officials said.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Microsoft Xbox Series X games event to take place on July 23
San Francisco, July 7 (IANS) Microsoft has announced an Xbox Series X games online event for July 23 that would focus on games rather than hardware.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
FDA issues mergency use authorization for COVID-19 antigen diagnostic test
Washington, July 7 (IANS) The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for a COVID-19 antigen diagnostic test, the Becton Dickinson Veritor System for Rapid Detection of SARS-CoV-2.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
France unveils reshuffled govt
Paris, July 7 (IANS) The French presidency has unveiled a reshuffled government of mixed profiles with old and new faces to embark on a new path that President Emmanuel Macron pledged for the country's reconstruction in his remaining two years in office.
2020-07-07
Category: International, France,Politics
ONE Championship, Microsoft partner to reinvent digital fan experience
Singapore, July 7 (IANS) Largest global sports media property ONE Championship (ONE) and Microsoft has announced a strategic partnership to harness the Cloud, including Microsoft Azure and Microsoft 365, to transform digital fan experiences and enhance collaboration for employees.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Singapore,Technology,Sports
Fatah, Hamas agree to resume meetings
Ramallah, July 7 (IANS) The two Palestinian rival groups, President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party and Islamic Hamas movement, have agreed to resume meetings in an effort to end the internal division.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Israel,Politics
NYC enters phase three of reopening
New York, July 7 (IANS) New York City, once the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic in the US, has entered phase three of reopening, but without resuming indoor dining.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Politics
VHP praises Gehlot govt's initiative on Vedic education
Jaipur, July 7 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), a prominent saffron offshoot of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), in an unusual and surprising move, congratulated the Congress-run Ashok Gehlot government in Rajasthan for its initiatives to set up a Vedic Education and Culture Board in the state and also for including biographies of Paramveer Chakra medallists in school curriculum.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics,Religion
'Man whose composure, patience continues to inspire': MS Dhoni turns 39
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Cricket fraternity thronged to social media to extend birthday wishes for former Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni who turned 39 on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Covid-19 just rising trend of diseases: UN report
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to take lives and disrupt economies across the world, a new UN report warns further outbreaks will emerge unless governments take active measures to prevent other zoonotic diseases from crossing into the human population.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
World to miss 2020 targets against AIDS: UN
United Nations, July 7 (IANS) The global HIV targets for 2020 will not be reached due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the highly unequal pace between countries, said a UNAIDS report.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
Woman delivers baby while standing in queue for Covid test
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) A pregnant 22-year-old woman, who was refused admission to the Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences (RMLIMS) till she cleared the corona test, delivered her baby while standing in queue for the test on Monday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
WH decries calls to remove Gandhi statues
New York, July 7 (IANS) Mahatma Gandhi has been caught up in the anti-racism movement's campaign for removing statues and memorials and the White House has decried the targeting of the Father of India.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,National
Former Deputy Mayor of Lucknow succumbs to coronavirus
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) Former Deputy Mayor of Lucknow and senior BJP leader Abhay Seth has died of COVID-19 infection, a health official said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Restrictions on foreign visitors to continue in Ireland
Dublin, July 7 (IANS) Restrictions on international travellers to Ireland will remain in place until at least July 20, according to RTE, the national radio and TV broadcaster.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Ireland,Politics
Music therapy for corona patients in Lucknow hospital
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) Corona patients at the Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Institute of Medical Sciences (RMLIMS) in Lucknow, now wake up to a mix of Bollywood songs that are being played in the wards every morning.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Three more aides of Vikas Dubey arrested in UP
Kanpur, July 7 (IANS) The police have arrested one Kshama Dubey, along with two others, from Bikru village, late on Monday night, for allegedly helping Vikas Dubey and his men in spotting the policemen who were hiding near her house when the shootout took place on Friday (July 3).
2020-07-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Trump expected to refile paperwork to end DACA program
Washington, July 7 (IANS) US President Donald Trump is expected to refile paperwork this week to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that offers protections for thousands of young immigrants and work lawfully.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Politics
US panel to grill Bezos, Cook, Zuckerberg, Pichai on July 27
San Francisco, July 7 (IANS) The US House of Representatives Judiciary Committee will grill the CEOs of US tech giants Apple, Google, Facebook and Amazon during an antitrust hearing on July 27.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Armed man arrested near Trudeau's residence
Ottawa, July 7 (IANS) An armed man was arrested last week near Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's residence for threatening to harm him, according to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP).
2020-07-07
Category: International, Canada,Politics
With 11 new Covid cases, Agra crosses 1,300-mark
Agra, July 7 (IANS) Eleven new cases have taken the Covid-19 tally in Agra to 1,306, while 1,081 have been discharged upon recovery. Fortunately, no death has been reported in the past two days. The death toll remains at 90 in the Taj city.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Top tech firms halt Hong Kong's requests for users' data
San Francisco, July 7 (IANS) Facebook, WhatsApp, Google, Twitter and Telegram have said they will not process official requests from the Hong Kong authorities to hand over user data for the time being, in the wake of China imposing a controversial new National Security Law in Hong Kong.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
US' current state really not good: Fauci
Washington, July 7 (IANS) America's top infectious diseases expert Anthony Fauci warned "the current state is really not good" due to the fresh spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in the country.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,International
Harsh Chhaya: 'Chor police' is always a popular format to watch
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Actor Harsh Chhaya is gearing up for the release of his crime thriller series "Undekhi". He says the format of the police chasing bad guys always makes for interesting viewing.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Colombian football federation fined for WC ticket racket
Bogota, July 7 (IANS) The Colombian football federation (FCF) has been fined for irregularities related to the sale of World Cup qualifying tickets, the country's competition authority has said.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Colombia,Sports,Football
COVID-19 deaths top 3,500 in US LA County
Los Angeles, July 7 (IANS) US public health officials registered an additional 48 COVID-19 deaths in Los Angeles County, the most populated in the country, taking the total number of fatalities to 3,534.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,International
East Asia Super League basketball competition to debut in 2021
Beijing, July 7 (IANS) For the first time, East Asia will have its very own club-to-club regional basketball competition.
2020-07-07
Category: International, China,Sports,Other Sports
Detailing life's scale
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Spontaneity, he says pays tribute to the unknown aspect of art, facilitating the magic we yearn for in our lives. "While making an artwork, a diverse collage of emotions occupies the mind, but you don't know where they will take us. What will the journey entail? The destination, therefore, is always shrouded in mystery, something that makes art such a magnificent process -- both internally and externally," says Gurugram-based artist Jagannath Panda.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National
7 killed in Karachi rain
Karachi, July 7 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and several others injured in Pakistan's Karachi city in separate rain-related incidents.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
UN urges int'l community to unite against terroism amid pandemic
United Nations, July 7 (IANS) A week-long UN Virtual Counter-Terrorism Week has kicked off to discuss the strategic and practical challenges of countering terrorism in a global pandemic environment.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy
Haunting Past: Frontrunner for Air India Ops director comes under criticism
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) A frontrunner candidate for Air Indias Director Operations post has come under criticism from certain section of the airline for his past record of siding with unions against the national carrier.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Pak renews calls for repatriation of Afghan refugees
Islamabad, July 7 (IANS) Pakistan has renewed its call for repatriation of the Afghan refugees and said the return of over two million refugees should be a part of the peace process in Afghanistan.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
N.Korea again rejects possibility of talks with US
Seoul, July 7 (IANS) North Korea reiterated on Tuesday that it has no intention to hold talks with the US, just hours before Washington's top nuclear envoy is set to arrive in Seoul to discuss how to break the impasse in nuclear negotiations with Pyongyang.
2020-07-07
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Global COVID-19 cases top 11.5mn: Johns Hopkins University
Washington, July 7 (IANS) The overall number of global COVID-19 cases has increased to more than 11.5 million, while the deaths have soared to over 537,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,International
Terrorist, army jawan killed in encounter in J&K's Pulwama
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) One terrorist was killed and one army jawan also died in action and a policeman of the special operations group of Jammu and Kashmir police was injured in an ongoing encounter in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Tuesday, officials said.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Arjun Kanungo: Nobody is interested in making original music for a film
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Singer Arjun Kanungo, who is known for belting out hits like "Khoon choos le", "La la la" and "Baaki baatein peene baad", says what is lacking in Hindi cinema is the focus on musical artistes.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
10 Covid-19 patients discharged in Chinese mainland
Beijing, July 7 (IANS) Ten Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery in the Chinese mainland Monday, the National Health Commission said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
SSB trooper shoots senior, self in J&K's Kulgam
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) A Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) trooper has shot his senior and himself in Jammu and Kashmir's Kulgam district, officials said on Tuesday.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Anubhav Sinha: Entire discussion after Sushant's suicide agenda driven
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) Anubhav Sinha finds all the clamour around Sushant Singh Rajput's suicide ridiculous. The filmmaker says the everyday drama is disturbing, adding he suspects "some politics" has gotten into the conversation, which started after the news of the young actor's death.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
6.1-magnitude quake jolts Indonesia, no tsunami alert issued
Jakarta, July 7 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 6.1 on the Richter scale rocked Indonesia's western Central Java province on Tuesday morning, the meteorology and geophysics agency said. It, however, did not issue a warning for tsunami.
2020-07-07
Category: International, Indonesia,Environment/Wildlife
Trump admin says foreign students must leave US if classes go fully online (Ld)
New York, July 7 (IANS) International students in the US are panicking and universities are scrambling to make sense of a new policy announcement by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) that says foreign students in the US will be forced to leave the country or transfer to another college if their universities offer only online classes this Fall.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Politics
425 Coronavirus deaths in India in 24 hrs, more than US
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) India on late Monday evening went past the seven lakh-mark in terms of the Novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases as 3,827 fresh infections were reported, taking the total number of cases in the country to 7,01,240. Also, with 425 people succumbing to the lethal virus in the last 24 hours, the country was second in the daily number of worldwide deaths -- behind Brazil that recorded 602 fatalities, officials said.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Atlanta mayor tests positive for coronavirus
Washington, July 7 (IANS) Keisha Lance Bottoms, the mayor of Atlanta, the capital city of US state of Georgia, said she has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Trump admin slams door on F-1 visa students attending online-only classes
New York, July 7 (IANS) International students in the US are panicking after a shock announcement by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on Monday afternoon that slams the door shut on students with F-1 and M-1 visas if their universities move to online-only instruction during the Fall 2020 semester which begins early September, immediately after Labor Day weekend.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Politics
US stocks rise as tech shares rally
New York, July 7 (IANS) US stocks finished higher on Monday as a rally in major tech shares contributed to the market.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
US Covid-19 cases surpass 2.9 million
New York, July 7 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 cases in the US topped 2.9 million on Monday, reaching 2,910,023, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
UK Covid-19 deaths rise to 44,236
London, July 7 (IANS) Another 16 Covid-19 patients have died in Britain, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 44,236, the British Department of Health and Social Care said on Monday.
2020-07-07
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
MP Police to help UP counterpart in hunt for gangster Dubey (Ld)
Gwalior, July 7 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Police will help its Uttar Pradesh counterpart in the hunt for absconding gangster Vikas Dubey, who along with his gang had gunned down eight police officials in Bikru village in Kanpur district on June 3.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
2 SSB personnel killed in a case of fratricide in Kashmir
Srinagar, July 7 (IANS) Two SSB personnel were killed in a case of fratricide in South Kashmir's Kulgam district Monday night.
2020-07-07
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
'Gujarat hub of Chinese investment': Congress hits out at PM
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Congress on Monday targeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi, alleging his home state Gujarat has become the 'epicentre' of Chinese investment in India.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
K'taka's Covid tally breaches 25k with 1,843 new cases
Bengaluru, July 6 (IANS) , With 1,843 fresh Covid cases over the last 24 hours, Karnataka's positive cases rose to 25,317, including 14,385 active cases, said an official on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Biz travel biggest reason for passengers to travel: Vistara survey
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Business travel has emerged as the biggest reason for passengers to travel, showed a survey conducted by full-service carrier Vistara.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Black panther spotted in Karnataka's Nagarhole Tiger Reserve
Bengaluru, July 6 (IANS) A forest range officer (FRO) in Karnataka's Nagarhole Tiger Reserve (NTR) on Monday spotted a black panther at a time when two photographs of a similar big cat have gone viral on social media.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife
Telangana's Covid tally surpasses 25K, death toll 306
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) With 1,831 new positive cases, Telangana's Covid tally crossed 25,000 while the death toll surpassed the 300-mark following 11 fresh casualties on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
One held in Goa for killing, dragging two snakes in public
Panaji, July 6 (IANS) One person was arrested by the Goa Forest Department officials on Monday for killing two snakes and dragging the carcasses in public on a two-wheeler, a government spokesperson said.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
With Covid cases mounting, Assam attains recovery rate of 67.16%
Guwahati, July 6 (IANS) With sharp increase of Covid-19 positive cases, Assam has achieved a good recovery rate of 67.16 per cent on Monday night, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
Yediyurappa urges citizens to maintain social distance to control Covid
Bengaluru, July 6 (IANS) Repeating Prime Minister Narendra Modi's clarion call to the people, Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa on Monday urged the citizens to wear mask, sanitise their hands and maintain social distance to control Covid spread in the southern state.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Modi may have compulsions for not wishing Dalai Lama: Cong
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Congress, which has been consistently training it's guns at the Centre, took a sharp dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday for allegedly not wishing the Dalai Lama on his birthday. The Dalai Lama turned 85 on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NBCC's Q4 consolidated net profit falls 41% to Rs 84 cr
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) State-run construction major NBCC (India) Ltd on Monday reported a 41 per cent fall in its consolidated net profit for the January-March quarter at Rs 83.77 crore.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
J&K's Covid-19 tally rises to 8,675, toll to 138
Jammu, July 6 (IANS) A total of 246 more people tested positive for coronavirus in J&K on Monday, taking the Union Territory's total number of Covid-19 patients to 8,675.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Kerala CM feels opposition's heat in gold smuggling case
Thiruvananthapuram, July 6 (IANS) With the customs department tightening the noose on the 30 kg gold smuggling case and the former PRO of the UAE consulate at Thiruvananthapuram, Sarith, under its custody, the issue is taking a new turn with the Opposition coming out against the role played by M Sivasankaran, the private secretary to Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Shankersinh Vaghela discharged after Covid treatment
Gandhinagar, July 6 (IANS) Former Nationalist Congress Party leader and Gujarat Chief Minister Shankersinh Vaghela, who had tested positive for coronavirus last month, was discharged from hospital on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Gujarat sees new high of Covid cases, Surat becomes new leader
Gandhinagar, July 6 (IANS) Gujarat saw yet another highest spike of Covid-19 cases as 735 were detected on Monday, taking its tally to 36,858, while the death toll has reached 1,962.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Former Odisha Minister Bishnu Das passes away
Bhubaneswar, July 6 (IANS) Former Odisha Minister and senior Biju Janata Dal (BJD) leader Bishnu Das passed away at a private hospital here on Monday. He was 66. He was undergoing treatment at the hospital.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Orissa,National,Politics
Andhra Covid victim's body dumped into pit by earthmover
Amaravati, July 6 (IANS) Another video has emerged from Andhra Pradesh on Monday highlighting utter disrespect being shown while disposing of dead bodies of Covid-19 victims in the state.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka MP and actress Sumalatha tests Covid positive
Bengaluru, July 6 (IANS) Karnataka's Independent Lok Sabha member and multi-lingual South Indian actress Sumalatha Ambareesh said on Monday that she has tested positive for Covid-19 and is under home quarantine.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
AI should begin 'leave without pay' to tide over pandemic pains, say pilot unions
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) To secure the financial health and survival of Air India, the national carrier's pilot unions have called for instituting measures like compulsory leave without pay.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Export-import through Benapole resumes after 3 days
Dhaka, July 6 (IANS) The state government of West Bengal has finally allowed goods from Bangladesh through the Benapole Land Port in Jashore in Bangladesh, days after Bangladeshi exporters blocked imports from across the border.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Bangladesh,National
DGTR begins hearing on safeguard duty on solar equipment imports
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) In what may substantially increase duty on solar equipment imports, largely from countries such as China, the domestic industry has recommended continuation of 15 per cent safeguard duty (SGD) for another four years with marginal reduction of 0.05 per cent annually.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mumbai BJP MP says it with 'gold' to Covid warriors
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party's Mumbai North MP Gopal Shetty on Monday felicitated 30 Covid warriors, each with a 1 gram gold coin and Rs 5,000 cash for their services to the people during the ongoing pandemic.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
'Covid caused students mental distress': HC on plea for exam scrapping
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday, while seeking the University Grants Commission (UGC) and the Ministry of Human Resource Development's stand on whether to cancel the final year examination of degree courses, said that holding exams is not just a technological issue but also needs to take in account the mental preparedness of students.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Maha Covid fatalities cross 9K, new cases drop but outstrip Turkey (Roundup)
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) For the second consecutive day, the Covid-19 cases in the state dropped to below 5K figures, but outstripped Turkey, even as the state toll crossed the 9K mark, while Thane fatalities overtook Mumbai for the second time this month, health officials said here on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Chinese troop withdrawal 'positive' but need 'eternal vigil': Cong
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Amid reports of Chinese troops' withdrawal from the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh, former Union minister and Congress leader Anand Sharma termed it as a "positive" development and insisted that there is a need for "eternal vigil".
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC declines to interfere with U'khand HC order on school fees
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday declined to interfere with an order of Uttarakhand High Court, which noted students of unaided private schools cannot be compelled to pay fees during the period of nationwide lockdown to contain the outbreak of Covid-19.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Covid scare: Special remand court for accused in B'luru
Bengaluru, July 6 (IANS) The Karnataka High Court has set up a special remand court in Bengaluru to produce the accused for hearing as per the standard operating procedure to prevent the coronavirus spread, an official said on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Pan-India hotel occupancy rate may hit multi-year low: ICRA
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Ratings agency ICRA expects pan-India hotel occupancy rate to hit a multi-year low in FY2021.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Covid-19: Ex-state BJP Prez dies; 8th death in Goa
Panaji, July 6 (IANS) Former BJP state President and ex-Goa Health Minister Suresh Amonkar, who had tested positive for Covid-19 last week, died on Monday, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Indonesia downgrades expectations for 2021 FIFA U20 World Cup
Jakarta, July 6 (IANS) Indonesia has downgraded its expectations for the forthcoming 2021 FIFA U-20 World Cup to be played in the country, the country's football association said here on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Indonesia,Sports,Football
Charminar, Golconda Fort shut after brief re-opening
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) The Charminar and the Golconda Fort, two of Hyderabad's most famous monuments, were re-opened for visitors on Monday, only to be shut again as authorities took a U-turn.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Art/Culture/Books
Shantanu Maheshwari's love advice for girls
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Dancer-actor Shantanu Maheshwari feels girls should stop treating boyfriends as personal photographers.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
'Kumkum Bhagya': Manish Khanna joins show as villain
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actor Manish Khanna will be joining the team of TV show "Kumkum Bhagya". He will enter the story as a villain.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Vivek Dahiya bonds with his dog over video call
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actor Vivek Dahiya had a virtual interactive session with his puppy recently.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Kerala reports 2 deaths, 193 new Covid-19 cases
Thiruvananthapuram, July 6 (IANS) Kerala reported two deaths and 193 new cases, raising the overnight Covid-19 tally to 5,522, here on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi's remote teaching-learning initiative receives overwhelming response
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Delhis Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday congratulated the teachers and parents on the successful launch of Delhi governments remote teaching-learning initiative.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Kaushik Sen: My son Riddhi is a better actor than me
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actor Kaushik Sen is a familiar name for Bangla cinema and theatre buffs, but he also proudly identifies as father of Riddhi Sen. Riddhi, best known to Bollywood watchers as the actor who played Kajols son in "Helicopter Eela", is actually a National Award winner at a young age, having won the honour when he was barely 21.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
MHA okays exams in universities, institutions
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Ministry of Home Affairs on Monday permitted conduct of examinations by universities and institutions. The MHA wrote a letter in this regard to the Union Higher Education Secretary.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Pakistan to kickstart Test series against England at Old Trafford
Lahore, July 6 (IANS) The Pakistan Cricket Board on Monday confirmed an updated schedule of its mens national cricket teams tour of England, which will comprise three Tests and as many T20Is.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Odisha aims to produce 1,500 MW solar power by 2022
Bhubaneswar, July 6 (IANS) The Odisha government has set a target to enhance solar power production capacity to 1,500 MW by 2022, said an official on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Orissa,National,Environment/Wildlife
Harmful microbes found on sewer pipe walls: Study
New York, July 6 (IANS) Researchers have found that the microbe-laden "biofilms" that cling to sewer walls often contain harmful, antibiotic-resistant bacteria and can withstand standard treatment to disinfect sewers.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Gurugram police asked to file FIR against 14 departments
Gurugram, July 6 (IANS) The Gurugram district court has asked the police to register an FIR against 14 departments for allowing construction in an open area in sector 94. The court passed the order while hearing a public interest litigation, filed by RTI activist Raman Sharma.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Esha Deol not making TV debut with mythologocal soap
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Bollywood actress Esha Deol Takhtani has refuted reports that she is making her television debut with the mythological soap "Jag Janani Maa Vaishno Devi: Kahani Mata Rani Ki".
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
RedmiBook 16 with 10th Gen Intel Core chips to launch on July 8
Beijing, July 6 (IANS) Xiaomi-backed Redmi is set to launch an updated RedmiBook 16 with the newest 10th-Gen Intel Core processors on July 8 in China.
2020-07-06
Category: International, China,Technology
IL&FS: SAT says SEBI can enhance penalty on India Ratings
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) has ruled that the SEBI has the power to initiate proceedings under Section 15-I(3) of the SEBI Act against India Ratings and Research Pvt Ltd and enhance the penalty on the rating agency for violating norms in granting credit rating to the crisis-ridden IL&FS.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Deportivo Alaves name Juan Muniz as new coach
Madrid, July 6 (IANS) Spanish LaLiga strugglers Deportivo Alaves have named former Malaga and Levante coach Juan Muniz as the replacement for Asier Garitano.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
TV actor Rahul Dev Bose talks about issue with improvisation
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) TV actor Rahul Dev Bose has opened up about his experimental Bangla web series "It's Complicated", which was shot without a script.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Covid positive scribe jumps from 4th floor of AIIMS, dies (Ld)
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) A 37-year-old journalist, who jumped from the fourth floor of AIIMS' trauma centre on Monday, has been declared dead by the hospital administration. He passed away at 3.35 p.m., nearly one-and-a-half hour after the incident.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
'Tinker man' Kohli changes the field a little bit too much, feels Hussain
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) 'Tinker man' Virat Kohli is sometimes changing fields way too often but at the end of the day he is his own man, feels former England skipper Nasser Hussain.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Namrata Shirodkar shares 'rare capture' of 'elusive son'
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) Mahesh Babus wife, actress Namrata Shirodkar, has shared a "rare capture" of her "elusive son" Gautam on social media.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Ampere Vehicles acquires E-3Wheeler major Bestway
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Greaves Cotton's electric mobility subsidiary Ampere Vehicles has acquired Noida based E-3Wheeler company Bestway Agencies, subject to customary closing conditions.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Sudhanshu Pandey goes for a hair trim
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) With the lockdown is easing, actor-singer Sudhanshu Pandey paid a visit to his hairdresser for a trim.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Goa cop recovers from Covid-19, feted on return to duty
Panaji, July 6 (IANS) A Goa Police Constable who recovered from Covid-19 and rejoined duty at South Goa's Mormugao police station was given a hero's welcome on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Sidharth Malhotra shares his #QuarantineDiaries
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actor Sidharth Malhotra is dreaming about skydiving even as he spends his lockdown hours on the couch.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
MP Police to help UP counterpart in hunt for gangster Dubey
Gwalior, July 6 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Police will help its Uttar Pradesh counterpart in the hunt for absconding gangster Vikas Dubey, who along with his gang had gunned down eight police officials in Bikru village in Kanpur district on June 3.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nakuul Mehta loves Harleen Sethi's 'edutainment' post
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actress Harleen Sethi was in the mood for banter with actor Nakuul Mehta on social media.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Vizag gas leak probe report finds LG Polymers at fault
Amaravati, July 6 (IANS) The High Power Committee (HPC) that was set up to probe into the Vizag gas leak mishap has submitted its report to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Boy suffers jaw injury after biting into countrymade bomb in TN
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) An eight-year-old boy K. Deepak suffered serious injury to his jaws after he bit on a countrymade bomb in Tiruvannamalai district of Tamil Nadu, police said on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Raveena relives 'bachpan ki yaadien'
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actress Raveena Tandon has been reliving her childhood moments during the lockdown.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Tillotama Shome gets a strange marriage proposal
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actress Tillotama Shome has received a strange marriage proposal on social media.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Manoj Bajpayee gives voice to 'Covid-19: India's War Against The Virus'
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actor Manoj Bajpayee will be narrating the documentary "Covid-19: Indias War Against The Virus" in Hindi.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
With record 1,322 new cases in 24 hrs, Andhra tally crosses 20k
Amaravati, July 6 (IANS) With a record 1322 positive cases detected over the past 24 hours, Andhra Pradesh's Covid-19 tally shot past the 20,000 mark on Monday. The latest update takes the cumulative tally of Covid-19 cases to 20,019, which includes cases detected among returnees from other states and foreign countries.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
High BP pills can also reduce colorectal cancer risk
Hong Kong, July 6 (IANS) Researchers have now claimed that medications commonly prescribed to treat high blood pressure may also reduce patients' colorectal cancer risk.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Hong Kong,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Vijay Deverakonda introduces fans to Storm Deverakonda
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Telugu superstar Vijay Deverakonda on Monday shared snapshots of his dog Storm with fans.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Bengal CM launches indigenous 'Self-Scan' app
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday launched an indigenously developed mobile application 'Self-Scan' to help people scan important documents and keep them stored on their mobile phones.
2020-07-06
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics,Technology
Delhi's coronavirus cases cross one lakh mark
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) With 1,379 fresh coronavirus cases in the last 24 hours, the national capital on Monday surpassed the one lakh mark of patients to reach 1,00,823. There were 48 more deaths in this period.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Only 1 in 40 disagree that development of country increases their individual wellbeing
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Indians believe that a rising tide lifts all boats. In a survey conducted recently as part of an effort to create a Happiness Index for India, almost everyone agreed that development of the country would have them individually better off.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
Cyber fraud dupes man posing as his boss on Facebook
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) What if your boss or senior messages you on Facebook and asks for money telling you that his wife is in hospital and seriously ill? Chances are that you might transfer the said amount as early as possible considering the seriousness of the situation.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Technology
Shilpa Shetty: Have accepted vegetarianism completely
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actress and a fitness enthusiast Shilpa Shetty Kundra has revealed that she has accepted vegetarianism completely, saying the switch seemed impossible to her initially.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Shoojit Sircar goes off social media to finish work on 'Sardar Udham'
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Filmmaker Shoojit Sircar has taken a break from social media to finish work on his period film "Sardar Udham", starring Vicky Kaushal in the title role. Sircar is working on post-production of the period drama.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Haryana grants incentives to realtors
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) To revive the real estate industry in Haryana, the Cabinet on Monday granted a moratorium on compliances and interest payments for seven months from March 1 for all existing projects of change of land use (CLU) as per permissions and licenses.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre now treating 60 patients
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) With the admission of 39 more patients on Monday, the number of persons undergoing treatment at the newly set up Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre and Hospital in south Delhi's Chhattarpur area has gone up to 60.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Kriti Sanon on 'Dil Bechara': Its gonna be really hard to watch this one
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Kriti Sanon feels it is going to be "really hard" for her to watch the late Sushant Singh Rajput's last film "Dil Bechara", which releases on a digital platform on July 24.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Spanish Chanos edge past Israel Maabarot in online shooting league
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) Spanish Chanos beat Israel Maabarot 10-6 in the first match of Group B at the Online Shooting League on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Other Sports
IOA unveils new logo celebrating 100-year milestone at Olympic Games
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) on Monday adopted a new branding and visual identity, including an institutional logo and a commercial logo, on the occasion marking 100 years of participation of the athletes at the Olympic Games.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Tourism ex-Secy Bezbaruah appointed HAI Secretary General
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Hotel Association of India (HAI) on Monday announced the appointment of former Tourism Secretary Madan Prasad Bezbaruah as the Secretary General of the industry body.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
If sacrifice not possible, Muslims can donate money: Hyd seminary
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) Muslims, who can't sacrifice sheep or cattle on Eid-ul-Azha this time due to the Covid-19 situation, can donate the equivalent amount to the poor, according to a decree issued by a leading Islamic seminary in Hyderabad.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Religion
Life will be normal once the COVID-19 vaccine is out: Ganguly
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) While admitting that saliva is an issue when it comes to the spread of COVID-19, BCCI President Sourav Ganguly on Monday said he is hopeful once the vaccine is out everything will be fine by the end of the year.
2020-07-06
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Nitish's late b'day wish, LJP's 'action': Bihar NDA rift widens?
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) When the Chief Minister and key ally in a forthcoming election wishes the leader of an allied party on his birthday through a tweet, way after his political opponents have extended their greetings by calling up and having a conversation, it seems that all is not well in the alliance.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rashami Desai, Adhvik Mahajan on their short film shot during lockdown
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Telly stars Rashami Desai and Adhvik Mahajan will be seen together for the first time in the short film "Tamas".
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Given a chance, only 6% Indians would want to leave India
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Indians carry their Blue Passport with pride. In a survey conducted across India, as part of developing a Happiness Index for Indians, the pride of Indian passport has reflected vividly with almost 94 per cent of Indians not wishing to move out even if given an opportunity to do so.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
Instagram looks set to expand TikTok rival 'Reels' to India
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Facebook-owned Instagram is planning to expand its new video-music remix feature Reels which offer TikTok-like functionalities to more countries and India is expected to be one of them.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Gold may cross Rs 52,000 per 10 grams by Diwali
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The price of gold in the spot and futures markets remained soft for the fourth consecutive day on Monday, but during the corona period the fundamentals of the precious metal are strong due to which it may touch a new high later this year.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Deepika Padukone to participate in session on mental wellness in Covid era
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone will soon be opening up about the importance of mental health, and dealing with the stress, anxiety and depression during the pandemic, through a virtual session.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Delhi govt ramps up installation of ICU beds in hospitals
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, here on Monday, visited the Rajiv Gandhi Super Specialty Hospital to review its preparedness to treat coronavirus patients.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Confident about being at 100 per cent ahead of next season: Federer
Zurich, July 6 (IANS) Swiss tennis great Roger Federer expects to be at 100 per cent ahead of next season considering he was able to get a long break from the game due to coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Tennis
Quality time with a few good men: Smith posts picture with friends
Sydney, July 6 (IANS) Australia's premier batsman Steve Smith is making the most of this period of lull due to the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Australia,Sports,Cricket
Sensex gains 465 points, RIL touches new high (Ld)
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Indian stock market surged on Monday, with the BSE sensex gaining 465 points, tracking a positive trend in the Asian markets.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Rahman on Ennio Morricone's demise: Celebrate the master's work and learn
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) Music maestro AR Rahman has paid a tribute to the late Oscar-winning Italian composer Ennio Morricone.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Odisha MLA tests corona positive
Bhubaneswar, July 6 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Sukanta Kumar Nayak in Odisha has tested coronavirus positive, said an official on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Milind Soman's mom pulls off 15 push-ups in saree at the age of 81
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Milind Somans mother is 81, but you would do a double take on that fact seeing her fitness level and stamina.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
From June 8, M'rashtra hotels, lodges can welcome limited guests
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Nearly four months after the lockdown, the Maharashtra government on Monday permitted all hotels, lodges, guest-houses, resorts, and others providing accommodation services to welcome guests again from Wednesday, but operating at only 33 per cent capacity.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
8 in 10 Indians think satisfaction of life would make them live longer
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) How happy are Indians? What makes people happy? How do they define happiness? At a time when the world is suffering from the Covid-19 pandemic and India is turning into one of the worst-hit countries, everyone is looking for reasons to be happy, a reason to smile.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
9 in 10 Indians think more money will make them happier
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) As the Covid-19 pandemic spreads across the world infecting millions, forcing people to maintain social distancing, interrupting normal life, forcing businesses to shut shops and leading to job losses, most Indians feel that more money would make them happier.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
63.8% Indians agree that social, gender inequality makes society dissatisfied
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) As per the IANS CVoter GMRA Happiness Index tracker, it is evident that most Indians wish to live in a more equitable society where people are treated equally irrespective of their social standing or gender.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
7 in 10 Indians worried about impact of climate change on their future
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The IANS CVoter GMRA Happiness Index tracker is being developed to find out the happiness quotient of Indians. In the survey conducted, some interesting findings have come out. On the topic of climate and environmental related issues, over half the people strongly agreed with the question "Does climate and environmental issues make you fearful of your future?"
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
3,827 new corona cases reported in TN
Chennai, July 6 (IANS) As many as 3,827 more persons tested positive for coronavirus in Tamil Nadu over the past 24 hours, taking the state's total tally to 114,978, the Health Department said on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
'China caused great damage to US': Trump sharpens attack over Covid-19
Washington, July 6 (IANS) Launching another scathing attack on China, US President Donald Trump on Monday blamed China for causing "great damage" to the United States and across the globe due to the coronavirus crisis.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Politics
Rs 20 lakh looted from petrol pump staff in Jharkhand
Ranchi, July 6 (IANS) Unidentified criminals looted Rs 20 lakh from a petrol pump employee in the Dhanbad district of Jharkhand on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nadda a poorer version of malicious BJP spokespersons: Cong
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) After Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief J.P. Nadda attacked former Congress president Rahul Gandhi for not attending the parliamentary committee on defence's meeting, the Congress, here on Monday, launched a counter-attack and said the BJP chief had become a "poorer version" of malicious BJP spokespersons.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
WhatsApp, Telegram not to give users' data to Hong Kong govt: Report
San Francisco, July 6 (IANS) Facebook subsidiary WhatsApp and its closest rival Telegram on Monday said they will not process official requests from the Hong Kong authorities to hand over user data for the time being, in the wake of China imposing a controversial new National Security Law in Hong Kong.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Katappa no less than a lead in 'Baahubali': voiceover artiste Samay Thakkar
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Samay Thakkar, the voiceover artiste who brought alive Katappa in the Hindi version of the "Baahubali" films, says the character is no less than a lead in the franchise.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Country needs another green revolution: Tomar
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Monday said the country needs another green revolution to increase the production of foodgrains.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Sharad Malhotra: 'Social distancing' the new sad word of 2020
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actor Sharad Malhotra feels that the Covid outbreak has a silver lining.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
North Korean hackers stealing online shoppers' data in US, Europe
San Francisco, July 6 (IANS) North Korea-based hackers have engaged in a large scale digital skimming activity since May 19, breaking into online stores like international fashion chain Claires to insert malicious code that steal payment card details of the users in the US and Europe, a new report revealed on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security
Vidyut Jammwal wants Sushant's 'Dil Bechara' to be highest-watched film
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Vidyut Jammwal is among several industry colleagues who are promoting late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's last film, "Dil Bechara" on his behalf.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
ISL approves four foreign players regulation from 2021-22 season
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) The Indian Super League (ISL) will have 3+1 foreign player regulation for their matches from the eighth season in 2021-22, it was approved on Monday. The decision was taken during a Football Sports Development Ltd. (FSDL) meeting attended by its chairperson Nita Ambani.
2020-07-06
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Tablighi Jamaat: HC gives various suggestions to expedite trial
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has made various suggestions, for ensuring speedy proceedings, to the trial court dealing with the cases involving foreign nationals who attended the religious congregation at the Nizamuddin Markaz earlier this year, including holding a case management hearing and firstly disposing of cases where the accused is ready to plead guilty or enter a plea bargain.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
French Open director feels overconfidence led to Adria Open fiasco
Paris, July 6 (IANS) French Open tournament director Guy Forget trained his guns towards World No.1 Novak Djokovic and other tennis stars who took part in the Adria Open last month.
2020-07-06
Category: International, France,Sports,Tennis
Covid-19 fails to affect kharif sowing in Karnataka
Bengaluru, July 6 (IANS) There seems no impact of Covid-19 on kharif crop sowing in Karnataka with the current year actually being ahead of previous years, according to an official here on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy
Google rolls out free digital training for small news publishers
San Francisco, July 6 (IANS) Google on Monday launched a free training programme for small-to-medium sized news publishers that would be available first in Europe and will roll out to more regions in the coming months.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Oil market downturn turns heat on US shale producers
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The downturn in the oil market is beginning to impact those who had a fair share in keeping it oversupplied and prices suppressed. The US shale oil producers are beginning to feel the pain of lower oil prices with large-scale increase in bankruptcies.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Vijay Varma gets 'pro mode massage' from nephew
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actor Vijay Varma has been getting "pro mode massage" from his nephew. The actor shared a video on Instagram Stories, where his nephew is seen giving him a massage.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Maharashtra hotels to reopen, 50% may shut for good
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) With hotels and restaurants preparing to reopen after nearly four months, the prospects of around 50 per cent of them shutting permanently also loom large, top players warn.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Business/Economy
Ram Rahim now made accused in theft of Sikh holy scriptures in Punjab
Chandigarh, July 6 (IANS) In a major development in a five-year-old theft of the Sikh holy scriptures in Punjab, the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Monday made controversial Dera Sacha Sauda sect chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, who is serving a 20-year jail sentence for raping two of his disciples, an accused in the case.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
Aakash Chopra surprised by Afridi's jibe at Indian players
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Former India opener Aakash Chopra responded to former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi's comments that they defeated their arch-rivals so many times that the Indian players asked for forgiveness at the end of matches.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Mizoram's Covid hero offers free rides
Aizawl, July 6 (IANS) Braving life risk and social stigma, this 46-year-old man in Mizoram has won love and respects of numerous Covid suspect patients as he ferried them home for free after completion of their institutional quarantine period.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Human Interest/Society
Digital payments in India saw 23% jump in last 30 days: Report
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Digital payment transactions in India have rebounded by 23 per cent in the last 30 days, full-stack financial solutions company Razorpay said in a report on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 to have 25W fast-charging: Report
Seoul, July 6 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung is reportedly preparing to launch Galaxy Fold 2 on August 5 and according to a listing at the Chinese regulatory 3C, it will come with 25W fast charging.
2020-07-06
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
India's corona positivity rate at 6.73%, Punjab lowest
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) As India on Monday inches towards 7 lakh cases, the Centre on Monday said the national positivity rate of COVID-19 infected patients is 6.73 per cent, while Punjab with only 1.92 per cent positivity rate is lowest among eight states and Union Territories (UTs) showing improvement.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
NBFC body urges FM to include individuals under ECLGS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Finance Industry Development Council (FIDC), the industry body of NBFCs has written to the Finance Minister seeking inclusion of all loans given to individuals for purchase of commercial vehicles under the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) announced as the 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' economic package.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
ISL 7 likely to be held behind closed doors from November to March
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) The Indian Super League (ISL) is likely to be held behind closed doors with four neutral venues potentially hosting India's premier club competition slated to start from November.
2020-07-06
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Appoint officer to redress grievances of nurses, suggests HC
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday suggested to the authorities to appoint a Nodal Officer to redress grievances of healthcare workers and to act as a window system where nurses can raise their issues like non-availability of safety gear.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Scribe suffering from Covid jumps off 4th floor of AIIMS, condition critical
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) A 37-year-old journalist, who had tested positive for Covid-19 a few days ago, jumped from the fourth floor of the AIIMS trauma centre where he was receiving treatment, doctors said on Monday. His condition is stated to be critical.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
When 'man of masses' Prabhas was greeted by a huge crowd
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) Fans of Telugu superstar Prabhas were in a mood to celebrate all through Monday, because the actor had started shooting for the first part of "Baahubali" seven years ago on this day.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
DCP Eish Singhal resumes duty defeating Covid-19
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Eish Singhal, deputy commissioner of police, New Delhi district, resumed his duties after defeating the coronavirus and was given a warm welcome by the officers and staff on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
MahaJobs to play match-maker between Maha employers, jobless
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Amid spiralling unemployment in the Covid-19 pandemic, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Monday unveiled the 'MahaJobs' portal intended to connect employers and those looking for jobs.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Jitin Prasada to seek to connect with Brahmins in UP
Lucknow, July 6 (IANS) Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Jitin Prasada will be connecting with the Brahmin community through the 'Brahmin Chetna Samvad', to be conducted on the social media in every district.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Credit to armed forces for Chinese army retreat: Congress
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) In wake of reports that Chinese Army has retreated two km behind the Line of Actual Control (LAC), the Congress, which has been questioning the Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Chinese transgressions, on Monday credited the armed forces for the development.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Fixing kingpin Ravinder Dandiwal arrested, BCCI ACU to probe
Chandigarh/New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) The Punjab police on Monday arrested Ravinder Dandiwal, who is allegedly involved in the international tennis match-fixing scandal, alongwith two others from Mohali for recently hosting a fake Sri Lankan T20 league near Chandigarh.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
'Dil Bechara' sees Sushant Singh Rajput on a quest to find his fairytale ending
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) "I am a fighter". Thats how late actor Sushant Singh Rajput describes himself in the trailer of his final movie "Dil Bechara", striking an ironic note with reality.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
India, China agree that differences should not become disputes after key phone call
Beijing, July 6 (IANS) With Prime Minister Narendra Modi visiting the forward areas in Ladakh over the weekend coupled with sustained diplomatic pressure, the India-China border face-off appears to have reached some sort of settlement. This disclosure comes day after a disengagement process began in three of the four friction points along the LAC in Ladakh.
2020-07-06
Category: International, China,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Ricciardo reveals why few racers didn't take a knee at Austrian GP
Spielberg, July 6 (IANS) Renault Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo lifted the lid as to why few racers opted against taking a knee in the first race of the revamped calendar at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Motorsports
Siliguri Mayor Bhattacharya cured, discharged
Kolkata, July 6 (IANS) West Bengal's Siliguri Municipal Corporation Mayor and veteran Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Ashok Bhattacharya, who had tested Covid-19 positive, was released from the hospital on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
No logo on Pak players' training kits due to lack of sponsor: Reports
Karachi, July 6 (IANS) The Pakistan cricket team, which is currently in England to play three Tests and as many T20Is in August and September, has no logo on its training kits.
2020-07-06
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
There were times where I felt we might not get any cricket this year: Pope
London, July 6 (IANS) England batsman Ollie Pope has admitted that there were times when he felt it would be a cricket less year in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-06
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
NIA files charge sheet against suspended DySP Davinder, 5 others
Srinagar, July 6 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday filed a charge sheet against six persons, including suspended Jammu and Kashmir Deputy SP Devinder Singh, in a special NIA court in Jammu.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Nepal's Chinese conundrum: The imbalance and debt trap
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) China's cheap loans to Nepal in the garb of infrastructure development to facilitate trade will lead to another debt trap, concerned Indian government sources have said.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
Randeep Hooda steps out to clean beach amid Covid-19 pandemic
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, actor Randeep Hooda has taken part in a clean-up drive at Versova Beach.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
DRDO to set up research cell at IIT Hyd for defence tech requirements
Hyderabad, July 6 (IANS) Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) will establish a research cell at Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad to meet the future defence technological requirements of the country. This was announced here on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
Samsung offers customer support through WhatsApp in India
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Samsung on Monday started offering customer support through WhatsApp to provide prompt resolution to queries of consumers from the comfort of their homes.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Rajkummar Rao salutes dreams, aspirations
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Actor Rajkummar Rao says he has seen big dreams in life, and he salutes everyone elses aspirations.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Canara Bank lowers interest rates on loans by 10 bps
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Canara Bank has reduced marginal cost of funds-based lending rate (MCLR) on loans and advances across all tenors with effect from July 7. The interest rate has come down by 10 basis points (bps).
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Jamia case: SG Mehta turns 'shaayar', quotes Ghalib during HC hearing
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) A serious hearing before the Delhi High Court was punctuated by a rare instance of poetic brilliance when Solicitor General Tushar Mehta turned "shaayar" (poet) and took refuge in a couplet by famous Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib on Monday.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National
Cheap distraction, says Cong over Nadda's attack on Rahul
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) After BJP president J.P. Nadda attacked Rahul Gandhi for not attending parliamentary defence committee meetings, the Congress party hit back saying it is a "cheap distraction" and asked why the meetings of the defence committee did not take place in the last three-and-a-half months at a time when the country is passing through such a critical phase.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Family of Sushant Singh Rajput's manager Disha Salian requests to stop rumours
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) The family of late Disha Salian, the late actor Sushant Singh Rajput's former manager, has issued a statement reacting to the rumours on social media surrounding her.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
8 years of 'Bol Bachchan': Ajay Devgn invokes Big B's voice power to celebrate
Mumbai, July 6 (IANS) Ajay Devgns "Bol Bachchan" turned eight on Monday, and the actor-producer invoked Amitabh Bachchans incredible voice power to do some promotion of the superhit comedy.
2020-07-06
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood