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Day 2 of the Test, what if 1 player tests positive: Dravid on bio-bubble
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Former India captain Rahul Dravid expressed his concerns with respect to the bio-bubble safety plan put forward by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) recently.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
RIL-REs command 7% premium on Day 4
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) At a time when marquee companies like Bharti Airtel and Kotak Mahindra Bank are selling their equity stakes at 5-6 per cent discount to their market price, RILs RE continues to command a premium over its intrinsic value.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Vinay Pathak-starrer 'Chintu Ka Birthday' to release on OTT
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) The Vinay Pathak-starrer "Chintu Ka Birthday" is all set to release. The makers have decided to go ahead and launch the modest-budget film on OTT.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
COVID-19: 33 cases in 24 hrs in Gurugram
Gurugram, May 26 (IANS) Cases of coronavirus spurted in Gurugram with 33 new cases appearing in the last 24 hours.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
25 new Covid-19 cases in Punjab, 43 in Haryana
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Twenty-five Covid-19 cases were reported in Punjab on Tuesday, taking the total number of cases to 2,106.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Foreign returnees will have to pay for quarantine: Kerala CM
Thiruvananthapuram, May 26 (IANS) The number of Covid-19 cases in Kerala is witnessing an upswing with arrival of Keralites from abroad and other states and the state government has decided that all those who come from abroad will have to pay for the quarantine.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Ladakh LG meets Minister, takes up COVID, infra projects
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Lieutenant Governor of Ladakh R.K. Mathur on Tuesday met Union Minister Jitendra Singh and discussed the COVID situation in the newly formed Union Territory among other issues, including revival of development activity.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
AirAsia flight makes emergency landing at Hyderabad Airport
Hyderabad, May 26 (IANS) An AirAsia India Jaipur-Hyderabad flight with 76 people on board made an emergency landing at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport here on Tuesday allegedly due to fuel leak.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy
Krishna Shroff watches mom Ayesha on screen for first time
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Actor Tiger Shroff's sister Krishna Shroff was ecstatic to see their mother Ayesha on screen from the first time.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
SC on migrant workers' crisis: Steps taken, but there are lapses
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday took suo motu cognizance of problems of migrant labourers who were stranded in different parts of the country during the nationwide lockdown to contain Covid-19 outbreak.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
Heatwave intensifies, Churu in Raj sizzles at 50-degree Celsius (Ld)
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Heatwave conditions intensified in most parts of the northern states on Tuesday, with Churu in Rajasthan scorching at 50-degree Celsius and the mercury breaching the 47-degree mark in parts of the national capital.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Himachal to start bus services from June 1
Shimla, May 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Transport Minister Govind Singh Thakur on Tuesday said the state government is going to start bus services within the state from June 1.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Delhi govt orders 28 ventilators, 435 oxygen concentrators
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Amid rising coronavirus cases, the Delhi Health Department has placed orders for 30,000 PPE kits, 3.5 lakh N-95 masks, 28 ventilators and 435 oxygen concentrators, according to a statement by the Raj Niwas, here on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka COVID tally spikes as domestic travellers to 3 states return (Ld)
Bengaluru, May 26 (IANS) Returnees from domestic travel to three Indian states led to a spike in COVID-19 cases in Karnataka with 101 new infections, raising the state's tally to 2,283, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Goa to issue self-generating transit pass for inter-state travel
Panaji, May 26 (IANS) Inter-state travel to Goa may get simpler from Tuesday, with the state government providing for a self-generating transit pass for prospective travellers, instead of the clearance by the office of the respective District Collector which was earlier mandatory.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Mobile wallets Q1 transactions volume drops 4% in India: Report
New Delhi May 26 (IANS) The number of transactions done on mobile wallets in Q1 2020 was 1.08 billion and the value of transactions was Rs 429 billion in India, recording about four per cent drop in volume and about six per cent drop in value over Q1 2019, a report said on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Churu sizzles at 50 degree Celsius in Rajasthan
Jaipur, May 26 (IANS) A severe heat wave continues to grip Rajasthan with Churu in the state touching 50 degree Celsius on Tuesday, an all-time second highest in the month of May, said Met officials.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Environment/Wildlife
Tusshar Kapoor completes 19 years in B'wood, thanks all for staying with him
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) It was 19 years ago that actor Tusshar Kapoor made his debut in Hindi films with "Mujhe Kuch Kehna Hai". He has thanked all for staying with him through thick and thin.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
OnePlus 8 phones to support Fortnite game at 90 fps
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Chinese smartphone brand OnePlus on Tuesday announced a new partnership with Epic Games where OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro devices will be capable of running Fortnite at 90 frames per second.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
J&K police arrest youth over killings of 2 BSF troopers
Srinagar, May 26 (IANS) J&K Police arrested a youth on Tuesday in connection with the killings of two BSF troopers on May 20 in Ganderbal district.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
AIBEA provides Rs 1.11 lakh FD for 'cycling girl' Jyoti Kumari
Chennai, May 26 (IANS) Appreciating the efforts of 15-year old Jyoti Kumari who cycled 1,200 km with her injured father, the All India Bank Employees' Association (AIBEA) has provided her financial assistance of Rs 111,000.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society
Maniesh Paul posts a hilarious job application
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Actor and TV host Maniesh Paul has shared his job application in a hilarious new post on social media.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Inexperience of local umpires behind addition of review, says Kumble
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The ICC Cricket Committee apart from suggesting the ban on use of saliva on the ball when cricket resumes, has also suggested the use of an extra review in the DRS. And committee chairman Anil Kumble has now thrown light on the reason behind the suggestion from the committee which has also called for local umpires at a time when the world is coming to grips with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Radhika Madan flies to Delhi as domestic flights resume
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) As domestic flight operations resumed after two months of lockdown, actress Radhika Madan on Tuesday flew from Mumbai to Delhi to be with her family.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Covid recovery rate better from 7.10% to 41.61%: Health Ministry
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday said the recovery rate in Covid-19 cases in the country has been constantly improving on a daily basis.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Rajkummar Rao, Prakash Raj join Sir David Attenborough to celebrate India's wildlife
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Rajkummar Rao, Prakash Raj and Rishab Shetty have given voiceovers in different languages for the premiere of the documentary "Wild Karnataka" on June 5, which happens to be World Environment Day.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Punjab brings 10 lakh acres under cotton cultivation
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) The Crop Diversification Programme in Punjab has received a good response with the state nearly accomplishing its goal to bring 12.5 lakh acres under cotton cultivation, up from 9.7 lakh acres in 2019, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Punjab,Business/Economy
Delhi to aid Rs 25,000 to Tughlaqabad fire-hit families
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Delhi government will give Rs 25,000 to each family affected in the fire that broke out in slums of the Tughlaqabad area, southeast Delhi, on Monday night.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid to accelerate rebound in small cars, rural market: Maruti (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Even as it re-starts nearly 2,000 dealerships across the country, automobile giant Maruti Suzuki India will go into a high gear to tap the rural market.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
2.4 lakh people sent home in 196 trains from Delhi: Sisodia
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday said 2,41,169 people have been sent back to their hometowns through 196 special trains from the national capital between May 7 and 25.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Prithviraj Sukumaran: Human body has its limits, not mind
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Malayalam star Prithviraj Sukumaran says he was at his "weakest" and way below his ideal weight in April, and trained really hard to get back desired physique.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
India's GDP likely to contract 5% in FY 2020-21: Crisil
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Days after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said that India's GDP growth for the financial year 2020-21 may remain in the negative territory, CRISIL has projected that the country's economy contract by 5 per cent this fiscal, downgrade from its previous estimate of 1.8 per cent growth.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
India to continue using HCQ as prophylaxis for COVID: ICMR
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Indian Council of Medical Research on Tuesday said it will continue using hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) medicine as prophylaxis for COVID-19 disease.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Jacqueline, Sonam Kapoor among B'wood celebs in 24-hr global COVID relief gala
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Jacqueline Fernandez, Sonam Kapoor and Karan Johar are among many Bollywood celebrities who will join 150 global stars to take part in the 24-hour broadcast, "OneHuManity (OHM) Live", to raise funds for COVID-19 relief work.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Cooperate to transport migrants, Goyal asks Maha govt
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Union Commerce and Railway Minister Piyush Goyal on Tuesday once again urged Maharashtra government to cooperate with railways for operating the Shramik Special trains as out of 145 trains only 13 trains have departed from the state in lack of passengers.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
HP introduces new devices in its personal systems portfolio
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) PC and priter major HP Inc on Tuesday introduced new additions to its Personal Systems portfolio designed to help people stay productive whether they continue working from home or prepare to return to the office.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
AAP MLA Jarwal seeks bail in doctor's suicide case
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) AAP MLA Prakash Jarwal on Tuesday moved a Delhi court seeking bail in connection with a case of alleged suicide of a doctor in the national capital last month.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Afridi's comments create a negative image of Pakistan cricket: Kaneria
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Former Pakistan spinner Danish Kaneria has slammed Shahid Afridi for his anti-India remarks, saying his comments put the country's cricket fraternity in bad light.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
AirAsia flight makes emergency landing at Hyderabad airport
Hyderabad, May 26 (IANS) An AirAsia India Jaipur-Hyderabad flight with 76 people onboard made an emergency landing at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, here on Tuesday, due to a technical issue.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sajid Nadiadwala's wife Warda sings a tribute number for frontline workers
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) Producer Sajid Nadiadwala's wife Warda has recorded a song titled "Yeh zindagi", directed by her elder son Subhan. The song pays tribute to the people who are working to protect India from the COVID-19 pansdemic, and has been created along with the writer-director duo of Farhad Samji.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
SC to Centre: Treat with urgency pleas against full wages in lockdown
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday told the Centre that many people are affected and asked it to treat with urgency pleas challenging the March 29 Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) notification asking private companies to pay full wages to workers during the Covid-19 lockdown.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
The big could get bigger in India Inc post Covid-19
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Covid 19 will accelerate a second wave of consolidation in India Inc and the big will get bigger as the unorganised players have been losing market share since demonetisation and GST.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Bharti Telecom sells 2.75% Airtel stake, raises Rs 8,433 cr
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Bharti Telecom has sold 2.75 per cent stake in Bharti Airtel to institutional investors through an accelerated book building process in the secondary market, raising Rs 8,433 crore.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
40 children taken ill after having pani puri in Telangana
Hyderabad, May 26 (IANS) As many as 40 children were taken ill after eating pani puri in Adilabad town of Telangana on Monday night, officials said here on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka farmers team up with Flipkart for home delivery of mangoes
Bengaluru, May 26 (IANS) Karnataka farmers are teaming up with e-commerce major Flipkart for the home delivery of mangoes, an official said on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Karnataka,Business/Economy
Sanjay Gupta wants rights of Sonu Sood biopic starring Akshay Kumar!
Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) "Akshay Kumar to play Sonu Sood in his biopic." The joke has been doing the rounds of social media over nearly a day now. The reference, in good humour, is to Sonu's initiative to send stranded migrant labourers home amid the COVID-19 pandemic, just as in the 2016 film "Airlift", Akshay Kumar had played a character that helps evacuate numerous stranded Indians from Kuwait after Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein invaded that country.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Britannia sends 4.5 lakh biscuit packets for UP migrants
Lucknow, May 26 (IANS) Britannia has offered 4.5 lakh biscuit packets to UP State Roadways Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) for free distribution to migrant workers.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
CISF reports 20 new Covid cases in 24 hours; maximum at IGI (Ld)
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) The CISF on Tuesday reported 20 fresh cases among its personnel in the past 24 hours across the country with 18 of them recently deployed at Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport here.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,National
50 per cent facilities restarted in stadiums across Capital
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) 50 percent of sports facilities have been restarted in all stadiums in New Delhi for athletes, the Sports Authority of India (SAI) said on Tuesday. In keeping with its Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for resumption of activities in the facilities, only athletes belonging to disciplines where no body contact is required are allowed to train.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
20% online user in APAC ready to sacrifice privacy for freebies: Study
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) More than one-fifth of online users in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region are still willing to sacrifice their privacy to gain a product or a service for free, a survey by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky revealed on Tuesday.
2020-05-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security