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India has done its best to respond to Chinese aggression: Pompeo
New York, July 8 (IANS) India has done its best to respond to China's confrontation and the world must unite to act on Beijing's pattern of aggressive behaviour seen in Ladakh, Bhutan and around Asia, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Bengaluru's active Covid containment zones rise to 3,181
Bengaluru, July 8 (IANS) Active Covid containment zones in the city have shot up to 3,181 as cases continue to spike, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Veteran comedian Jagdeep passes away at 81 (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood comedian Jagdeep is no more. He passed away here on Wednesday owing to age-related health problems at the age of 81.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Goa sees record jump in Covid cases, 136 reported in a day
Panaji, July 8 (IANS) Goa recorded its biggest spike of Covid-19 cases so far, with 136 persons testing positive for the viral disease, taking the state's tally of active coronavirus cases to 824, according to statistics released by the state's Health Ministry on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Assam sees record jump of 8 deaths, Covid cases at 13,336
Guwahati, July 8 (IANS) Assam reported eight more Covid-19 deaths, highest so far in 24 hours, taking the death toll to 22 in the state, while the number of positive cases sharply rose to 13,336, health officials said here on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
At 1,924, Telangana sees record jump of new Covid cases
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) In the steepest single-day jump, Telangana on Wednesday reported 1,924 more Covid-19 cases, pushing the state's tally to 29,536.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Veteran comedian Jagdeep passes away at 81
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood comedian Jagdeep is no more. He passed away here on Thursday owing to age-related health problems at the age of 81.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
To forestall Dubey's surrender, police presence near news channels, courts bolstered
New Delhi/Noida, July 8 (IANS) Amid speculation that wanted gangster Vikas Dubey might surrender either in a court or a news channel office, police presence has been increased outside such premises in Noida.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Veteran comedian Jagdeep passes away at 81
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Veteran Bollywood comedian Jagdeep is no more. He passed away here on Thursday owing to age-related health problems at the age of 81.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Eng v WI 1st Test: Burns, Denly hold fort as cricket gets off to rainy restart
Southampton, July 8 (IANS) England ended Day 1 of their first Test against West Indies on 35/1 at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton as the return of cricket after the nearly three-month long break enforced by the coronavirus pandemic turned out to be a rainy affair. Joe Denly and Rory Burns held fort after Burns' opening partner Dom Sibley fell early in the innings to Shannon Gabriel.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
'Opposition making propaganda out of India-China ties'
Jaipur, July 8 (IANS) Addressing a webinar on 'India and China relations in present scenario', Union Minister of State V.K. Singh said that the opposition parties have been making propaganda out of it, giving an impression that they have been bought by China.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Where is KCR, reads placard as youth protests at CM's house
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Amid ongoing debate in political circles and social media on the whereabouts of Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao, police on Wednesday detained a youth for standing outside his official residence with a placard asking "where is KCR".
2020-07-08
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Assam floods claims 40 lives, affect two lakh people
Guwahati, July 8 (IANS) With one more death in Assam's Barpeta district on Wednesday, the death toll in the ongoing current wave of floods has increased to 40, Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) officials said.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Assam,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sports Ministry asks Hockey India President to step down
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Hockey India President Mushtaque Ahmed has been asked to stand down from his post by the Sports Ministry, declaring that his 2018 election violated the 2011 National Sports Development Code.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Net inflow to equity MFs plunges 95% in June
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Likely profit booking led to a plunge of over 95 per cent in net investments into equity mutual funds schemes in June, compared to May.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Maha again zooms to over 6K Covid cases, sees 198 new deaths
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) After two days of relief, Maharashtra on Wednesday again shot to the the 6,000-plus range of new daily Covid-19 cases though deaths fell below the 200 mark.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Record 54 deaths, over 2K Covid cases registered in K'taka
Bengaluru, July 8 (IANS) Karnataka registered a record 2,062 Covid positive cases, more than half of which emerged from Bengaluru, raising the state's tally to 28,877, even as a record 54 people succumbed to the virus, health officials said on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
BJP leader, family members killed by terrorists in Kashmir
Srinagar, July 8 (IANS) A BJP leader and an ex-district president of the party for North Kashmir's Bandipore was killed by suspected terrorists on Wednesday evening.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Amid Covid, Bengaluru corp earmarks dedicated maternity hospital
Bengaluru, July 8 (IANS) The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has designated one of its hospitals as a dedicated maternity hospital, following many pregnant women testing Covid positive at some point of time when they visited government hospitals for healthcare, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Google to provide quick facts about images you search
San Francisco, July 8 (IANS) Google on Wednesday announced a new feature that will make it easy to find quick facts about what people see on Google images in the form of a Knowledge Graph.
2020-07-08
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
CBDT, SEBI sign MoU for data exchange
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) and the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for data exchange between the two organisations.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Facebook's decision not to remove Trump posts 'deeply troubling'
San Francisco, July 8 (IANS) A highly-anticipated audit of Facebook practices revealed on Wednesday that the company's decision not to remove controversial posts by President Donald Trump was deeply troubling.
2020-07-08
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Delhi records 2,033 coronavirus cases, 48 deaths in 24 hrs
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) With 2,033 new coronavirus cases and 48 deaths in the last 24 hours, the national capital on Wednesday recorded a total tally of 1,04,864 and 3,213 deaths.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Andhra celebrates YSR's birth anniversary as 'Farmer's Day'
Amaravati, July 8 (IANS) The 71st birth anniversary of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Dr Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy was celebrated as farmers' day on Wednesday with Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy laying the foundation stone for various projects and announcing slew of welfare measures.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Defence Minister to unveil 6 critical bridges in J&K
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will unveil six critical bridges constructed by the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in Jammu & Kashmir on Thursday, sources said.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
Pixie Lott might postpone wedding
Los Angeles, July 8 (IANS) Singer Pixie Lott and her fiance, Oliver Cheshire, might postpone their wedding due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
J&K records highest single day surge of 330 Covid cases
Srinagar, July 8 (IANS) Three hundred thirty persons tested positive for coronavirus on Wednesday in Jammu and Kashmir, recording the highest one day surge in COVID-19 cases as the total number crossed 9,000 in the union territory.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
When Johnny Depp was 'pooped' by Amber Heard's prank
London, July 8 (IANS) Actress Amber Heard had once pranked her former husband Johnny Depp with faeces while they were married. She had tagged her gag as "harmless".
2020-07-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Young Kannada TV serial actor found dead in Karnataka
Mandya (Karnataka), July 8 (IANS) Kannada television serial actor Susheel Gowda was found dead by hanging in a friend's house at a village near Karnataka's Mandya town, police said on Wednesday. He was 32.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Karnataka,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion,Southern Cinema
Tower infra industry seeks urgent resolution of issues
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Tower and Infrastructure Providers Association (TAIPA) has written to Telecommunications Secretary Anshu Prakash to urgently intervene and resolve the issues faced by the industry as the strain on the sector has also increased in the past few months amid the pandemic.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Dheeraj Dhoopar has a secret passion
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) "Kundali Bhagya" star Dheeraj Dhoopar says had he not been an actor, he would have taken up cooking as a career.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
BSES 'geared up' for seamless power supply in Delhi in monsoon
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Power distribution company (discom) BSES on Wednesday said that it was geared up to ensure incident-free power supply to its over 44 lakh consumers in the national capital and issued an advisory to the public on adopting simple safety precautions during the rainy season, including maintaining "social distancing" from electricity infrastructure.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
CAG appeals in SC: Former BCCI official says focus must remain on game
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) In a major move, the CAG has sent in an application to the Supreme Court and has prayed that it may be allowed to exit the Board of Control for Cricket in Indias (BCCI) Apex Council as well as the IPL Governing Council.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Rajasthan police on alert over Vikas Dubey entering state
Jaipur, July 8 (IANS) Rajasthan police are on alert mode with the possibility of gangster Vikas Dubey entering the state, officials said.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Shama Sikander enjoys virtual photoshoot sessions
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Amid the coronavirus pandemic, actress Shama Sikander loves the results of her virtual photoshoots, and says she does her own costume and makeup.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Billy Butcher short film to be out soon
Los Angeles, July 8 (IANS) A short film set in the universe of "The Boys" will soon let audiences into the world of the fictional character Billy Butcher, essayed by Karl Urban in the popular web series.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Eng v WI 1st Test: Burns, Denly hold fort for England after early wicket (Tea)
Southampton, July 8 (IANS) England are 35/1 at the end of the second session of what has been a rain-hit Day 1 of their first Test against the West Indies at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Wednesday. Opener Rory Burns and Joe Denly held fort for the hosts after they lost Dom Sibley for a duck in the second over of the innings. Only 17.4 overs could be bowled in this session with rain forcing a brief break in between.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Why Ram Madhvani used 'Bade achhe lagte hain' song in 'Aarya'
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Director Ram Madhvani has opened up about using the classic song "Bade achhe lagte hain" in his web series "Aarya", saying the idea was to use the song to express "every human emotion".
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Indian tech co settles allegations it discriminated against Whites
New York, July 8 (IANS) An Indian technology company has settled allegations that it discriminated against White applicants in favour of Asians by paying back wages and agreeing to meet legal non-discrimination requirements, according to the federal Labour Department.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
UK unrolls 30 bn pound Covid response plan for 'green recovery'
London, July 8 (IANS) UK's 30 billion pound Covid-19 response plan, announced on Wednesday by Chancellor Rishi Sunak, includes an additional three billion pound investments in energy efficiency schemes in 2020-21, taking the overall low carbon investments to about 20 billion pounds.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Environment/Wildlife
I want to be manager, love change: David James
London, July 8 (IANS) Former England goalkeeper David James said that he learned a lot during his time as coach of the Kerala Blasters but the way it ended was "damaging." James coached the Indian Super League (ISL) side in two stints, the first in the inaugural 2014 season in which the team finished runners-up and the second in 2018. James said that the second stint was a more challenging one due to multiple factors such as the financial implications of the 2018 Kerala floods, uncertainty over the calendar for the 2018/19 season and to a lesser extent, his relationship with striker Dimitar Berbatov ending acrimoniously in the 2017/18 season.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
'Guilty' actor Gurfateh Pirzada's productive lockdown period
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Gurfateh Pirzada garnered abundant praise with his role in the digital film "Guilty" earlier this year, but he has been using the lockdown break to further brush up his acting skills and also learn film direction.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Opposition too scattered to take on BJP: Pavan Verma
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Stressing that at the moment he sees no credible force that can take on the BJP or pose a challenge to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, former JD-U National General Secretary Pavan Varma says, "The biggest disappointment has been the Congress party's unwillingness and inability to reinvent itself. As far as the emergence of a third front is concerned, let us not forget that the opposition is completely scattered and divided. Not to mention, the single largest opposition party is hopelessly adrift."
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Krishna posts about a side of Tiger only she knows
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Action star Tiger Shroffs sister Krishna has posted about a side of the actor only she knows.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Sisodia flags reservations over CBSE's syllabus rationalisation move
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Delhi Education Minister Manish Sisodia on Wednesday expressed reservations over the content of the syllabus reduced by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and emphasised on the need for children to learn them from authentic sources rather than from "WhatsApp University".
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Gujarat sees highest spike of 783 new corona cases
Gandhinagar, July 8 (IANS) For the eighth consecutive day of July, Gujarat continued to set record in the number of daily corona cases, as 783 new ones were detected on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
After syllabus row erupts, CBSE comes up with clarification
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) After the controversy broke out over the CBSE's decision to drop topics like citizenship, federalism, secularism etc while reducing the syllabus for Classes 9 to 12 due to Covid-19 pandemic, the education board came up with a detailed clarification on Wednesday, stating that topics claimed to be dropped "are either being covered by the rationalised syllabus or in the Alternative Academic Calendar of NCERT".
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Delhi govt issues SOPs for food delivery at doorsteps
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Delhi government's Department of Women and Child Development on Wednesday issued Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to ensure the delivery of Supplementary Nutrition Food to the beneficiaries at their doorsteps through 10,755 Anganwadi centres of all eleven districts.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
CAG files application in SC, wishes to exit BCCI Apex Council & IPL GC
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has filed an application in the Supreme Court over its role in the functioning of the Board of Control for Cricket in India. The application is based on the observation or experience of its nominees for past 6 months. It says that a different approach would address the 'oversight better and prays for a limited relief relating to the applicant CAG.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Tanuj Virwani dons multiple hats for suspense horror short film
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Actor Tanuj Virwani has acted in and produced, written and directed the suspense horror short film "Anisht".
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Telangana balladeer Nissar succumbs to Covid
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Revolutionary balladeer Mohammed Nissar Ahmed, popularly known as Suddala Nissar, who recently penned and sang a folk song to create public awareness about coronavirus, succumbed to the same disease in Hyderabad on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 865 Plus, will power ASUS, Lenovo devices
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Qualcomm Technologies on Wednesday unveiled the Snapdragon 865 Plus 5G Mobile Platform which will power the ASUS ROG Phone 3 and Lenovo Legion gaming phones in the coming months.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Shubhangi Atre: Laughter is need of the hour
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Actress Shubhangi Atre is set to return to her familiar turf of small screen humour. She has resumed shooting for the popular sitcom "Bhabi Ji Ghar Par Hai!".
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Harvard, MIT sue Trump admin over foreign students visa policy
New York, July 8 (IANS) Harvard and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on Wednesday filed a lawsuit against the Donald Trump administration in the US over its new policy to bar foreign students from staying in the country if their classes are held entirely online.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kajol reveals why she can never be diplomatic
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) On Wednesday, Kajol was in the mood for a confession. She took to social media and declared she is not at all diplomatic.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Gujarat plans panel to examine ST status of OBCs in Gir
Gandhinagar, July 8 (IANS) The Gujarat government, here on Wednesday, said a five-member panel would be set up to authenticate the Scheduled Tribes (ST) certification to Other Backward Class (OBC) communities living in the Gir forest region.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Divyanka to hubby Vivek: Nothing can match the magic your presence creates
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Actress Divyanka Tripathi has a romantic message for her husband Vivek Dahiya on the occasion of their wedding anniversary.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Alonso set for F1 return with Renault in 2021
Madrid, July 8 (IANS) Spanish motorsports great Fernando Alonso is set to make a comeback to Formula 1 after retiring from the sport in 2018. Alonso will be returning to Renault, with whom he had won both of his world championship titles, partnering Esteban Ocon for the 2021 season.
2020-07-08
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Motorsports
Tall children have higher risk of developing obesity: Study
New York, July 8 (IANS) If your child is taller, kindly take note. Researchers have found that children who are relatively tall for their age have a higher risk of developing obesity.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Taapsee unhappy as CBSE curriculum skips secularism, federalism, citizenship, nationalism
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Taapsee Pannu is unhappy with the decision of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) to scrap chapters on federalism, citizenship, nationalism, and secularism from the political science curriculum of class XI owing to the Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
LaLiga representative backs VAR amid growing criticism
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) A LaLiga spokesperson, who was previously a semi-professional referee, has backed the officials amid growing discontent over Real Madrid benefiting from VAR (video assistant referee) in the Spanish league.
2020-07-08
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Delhi CM opens 500-bed Covid care centre
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, here on Wednesday, opened through video link a 500-bed Covid care centre, set up in record six days, at the Commonwealth Games stadium.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Fans' reaction to artificial crowd noise has been ravishing: LaLiga
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) There were scepticism before, but eventually Spanish LaLiga viewers have lapped up the artificial crowd, not only in Spain, but across the Indian subcontinent, said the league's top official and presenter.
2020-07-08
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Residents at International Border to get job reservation: Minister
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Minister of State in PMO and for Personnel Jitendra Singh has said that residents at the International Border will get reservation in jobs advertised by the Jammu Kashmir Service Selection Board.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
No stoppage of trains in Odisha district due to Covid-19
Bhubaneswar, July 8 (IANS) With the increase of COVID-19 positive cases in Ganjam district, the Odisha administration has sealed its borders and requested the railways to withdraw all train stoppages in the district, said an official on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Holder almost forgets handshake rule in post-toss mix-up
London, July 8 (IANS) Ben Stokes and Jason Holder are leading England and West Indies in the first of the historic three-match Test series between the two sides at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. The match, and the rest of the series will be played under the International Cricket Council's (ICC) temporary rules for the sport to be played amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Bipasha Basu: 'Corporate' was 'a memorable and learning experience'
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Actress Bipasha Basu on Wednesday went down memory lane and recalled shooting for her 2006 release, "Corporate",which turned 14 recently.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
PM Modi to interact with people of Varanasi on Thursday
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will play the role of a Member of Parliament, come Thursday. He will interact with select individuals from Varanasi, his Lok Sabha constituency, at 11 a.m.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Asia Cup has been cancelled: BCCI President Ganguly
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) BCCI President Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday confirmed that this year's Asia Cup has been cancelled in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-08
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Delhi adopts 'Survive, Revive, Thrive' approach for economic recovery
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Delhi government's 12-member committee, which is tasked with the responsibility to suggest ways to boost businesses hit by the coronavirus pandemic, on Wednesday decided to adopt the 'Survive, Revive, Thrive' approach to chart out the roadmap for economic recovery.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National
GB Nagar reports 81 new Covid cases in 24 hours
Noida, July 8 (IANS) Even with the national capital struggling to keep its daily Covid-19 tally under the 2,000-mark, its neighbouring Gautam Buddh Nagar, which comprises Noida and Greater Noida, witnessed 81 new cases in the last 24 hours.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Opinion/Commentary,Health/Medicine
Sensex snaps 5-day rally on profit booking, weak global cues (2nd Ld)
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) The Indian stock market broke its five-day gaining streak with a last-hour plunge as traders took to profit booking on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Tata group sole contender for Air India
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Tata group is the only bidder in the fray for national carrier Air India with just a month left for the final bidding date.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Maharashtra hotels all decked out -- but guests elusive
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Following the Maharashtra government's nod on Monday, thousands of hotels, lodges, resorts and other places of accommodation in the state reopened spick and span for business on Wednesday, only to find the guests were still elusive.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Suspected Covid patient who jumped to death tests negative (Ld)
Jaipur, July 8 (IANS) The suspected Covid-19 patient who jumped to his death on Wednesday from the second floor of the Rajasthan University of Health Sciences (RUHS) building here, has tested negative for coronavirus, confirmed district collector Anand Singh Nehra.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
BJP top leadership backs 'tough administrator' Yogi
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Congress may be upset with the UP government after the Kanpur shootout in which 8 police personnel were killed, with party General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi alleging that the state government was indulging in "jugglery" of figures on crime, but Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath seems to have the backing of the top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leadership, as of now.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sushant Singh Rajput's lookalike Sachin Tiwari is trending
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Not many know of Sachin Tiwari but everyone is familiar with his style! Sachin, who has been trending on social media lately, is Sushant Singh Rajputs lookalike and does a close job cloning the late actors dance moves and mannerism.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
LaLiga joins hands with MEDIAPRO to enhance viewing experience
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) LaLiga along with its partner MEDIAPRO has joined hands to improve its production workflow to master remote production techniques owing to the situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Football
2,000 cr takas for B'deshi workers returning from Gulf: PM Hasina
Dhaka, July 8 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Wednesday told Parliament that her government has taken multi-layered initiatives to bring back Bangladeshi workers from the Middle East and various initiatives have been taken for the returning migrants.
2020-07-08
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Asia Cup has been cancelled: BCCI President Ganguly
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) BCCI President Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday confirmed that this year's Asia Cup has been cancelled in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-08
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
SBI okays up to Rs 1,760 cr investment in Yes Bank's FPO
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) The State Bank of India (SBI), on Wednesday, said that its Executive Committee of Central Board (ECCB) has approved an investment of up to Rs 1,760 crore in the Yes Bank's further public offering (FPO).
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
England skipper Joe Root celebrates birth of second child
London, July 8 (IANS) England Test captain Joe Root welcomed the birth of his second child. Root on Wednesday posted a picture with his two children on his Instagram handle to make the announcement.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Black Lives Matter movement is about equality, says Holding
Southampton, July 8 (IANS) Former West Indies bowler Michael Holding on Wednesday sent out a powerful message on racism and Black Lives Matter movement, saying the protest is about equality and not one-upmanship in society.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Aditi Rao Hydari finds true love
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Actress Aditi Rao Hydari found "true love" on the set of her debut Malayalam film, "Sufiyum Sujatayum".
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Kartik Aaryan calls himself 'bua'
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Actor Kartik Aaryan's social media posts are a great source of entertainment. From witty remarks to funny videos featuring family members, Kartik is never short of ideas to regale fans.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Indian Navy brought back 3,992 citizens from various countries
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Indian Navy has brought back 3,992 citizens from various countries stranded due to the Covid pandemic, the force said on Wednesday. The Navy launched Operation Samudra Setu on May 5 as part of the national effort to bring back Indian citizens from overseas during the pandemic.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Bengal govt fighting counterfeiting amid pandemic: Minister
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) West Bengal Minister in-charge for Consumer Affairs, Sadhan Pande, has said that counterfeiting and smuggling are two major economic crimes across the globe and the state government is making extra efforts to combat such crimes amid the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Nestle launches virtual internship programme amid Covid
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Nestle India on Wednesday announced the launch of a virtual internship programme, 'Nenternship'. The programme will focus on upskilling around 1,000 young people.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Vijayan can't wash his hands off gold smuggling case: Union minister
New Delhi/Thiruvananthapuram, July 8 (IANS) A day after Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the state government has nothing to do with the gold smuggling case and any action has to be taken by the Centre, Union Minister V. Muraleedharan, also from Kerala, said that the Vijayan cannot wash his hands off.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National
Sussanne Khan visits salon after four months
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Actor Hrithik Roshan's former wife Sussanne Khan managed to drop by at her salon after almost four months of lockdown, and she is naturally elated.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
TN corona count goes up by 3,756 to a total of 122,350
Chennai, July 8 (IANS) As many as 3,756 persons tested positive for coronavirus infection in Tamil Nadu over the past 24 hours, the state health department officials said.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Djokovic still undecided over US Open participation
Belgrade, July 8 (IANS) World No. 1 Novak Djokovic has said that he is still not sure of participating in the US Open and that there is a "witch-hunt" against him after the events of his ill-fated Adria Tour.
2020-07-08
Category: International, Serbia And Montenegro,Sports,Tennis
Kerala records highest ever daily tally of 301 Covid cases
Thiruvananthapuram, July 8 (IANS) For the first time, Kerala on Wednesday registered 301 new Covid positive cases, the highest number so far on a single day.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Thunderbolt 4 PCs expected later this year: Intel
San Francisco, July 8 (IANS) The first computers and accessories with Thunderbolt 4 ports are expected to be available later this year, Intel said on Wednesday even as Lenovo confirmed that it is working with the chipmaker to introduce such devices.
2020-07-08
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Form panel to look into patients' problems, HC asks Delhi govt
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the Kejriwal government to form a panel to look into the problems faced by patients in getting treated at the Vasant Kunj's Fortis Hospital after it was converted to a dedicated COVID-19 facility.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Lionsgate joins JioFiber to deliver premium content in India
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Global content platform Lionsgate on Wednesday announced it has formed an alliance with Jio to bring the Lionsgate Play streaming service to JioFiber customers as part of the its biggest partnership to date for large screens in South Asia.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Ali Fazal urges people to pay their house helps, drivers
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Actor Ali Fazal has donated money saved from his parked cars to his support staff, and is urging people to pay their house help and drivers.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
GoM to meet on Thursday to review Covid situation
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) With the number of coronavirus cases zooming past the 7-lakh mark in India, the Group of Ministers (GoM) will hold a meeting to take stock of the Covid-19 situation in the country at the Nirman Bhawan here on Thursday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Kangana's team alleges Mahesh Bhatt threw chappals at her, called her 'mad'
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) On Wednesday morning, Pooja Bhatt tweeted to remind how the Bhatts had launched Kangana Ranaut in their 2006 production "Gangster". Reacting to the tweet Kanganas team has now launched a tirade on social media saying Poojas father, filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, threw chappals at Kangana, called her "mad" and humiliated her. They also alleged that Poojas uncle, producer Mukesh Bhatt, is not very keen to pay artistes.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Alaya F: I really do need to stop slouching
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Actress Alaya F has posted a stunning photograph on Instagram but it is the caption that grabs your attention.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Withdraw proposed electricity Bill, Sukhbir urges PM
Chandigarh, July 8 (IANS) Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to direct the Power Minister not to pursue the proposed Electricity (Amendment) Bill, 2020 and to withdraw it to ensure the federal rights of the states are not compromised in any manner.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Punjab to appeal against school fee payment order
Chandigarh, July 8 (IANS) The Punjab government will file a letters patent appeal (LPA) in the high court this week against the decision of a single-judge Bench on school fees for lockdown.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Politics
Southampton Test: England opt to bat against West Indies
Southampton, July 8 (IANS) England stand-in captain Ben Stokes won the toss and elected to bat against the West Indies in the first Test of the three-match #raisethebat series at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
'Undekhi' more than a murder mystery, conventional thriller: Ashish R. Shukla
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Directer Ashish R. Shukla, who was creative head in "Dev.D", says his upcoming series "Undekhi" is more than a murder mystery.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Delhi govt seeks report on factors leading to Covid deaths
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday sought a detailed report from the Delhi government's Health Secretary on factors responsible for COVID-19 deaths in the city. The death rate in the city has seen a sharp decline since June.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Punjab okays Rs 3,200 cr industrial park, IMC projects
Chandigarh, July 8 (IANS) To boost the economy, the Punjab cabinet here on Wednesday approved development of a modern industrial park and integrated manufacturing cluster (IMC) near Ludhiana and Rajpura, respectively, at a cost of Rs 1,600 crore each.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Punjab,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Siddhant Chaturvedi wants corona to go back to 'chin chin'
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Actor Siddhant Chaturvedi wants the world to reopen and wants coronavirus to go back to "chin chin".
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
NDMC's order on 100% attendance leaves employees tensed
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) With over 100 New Delhi Municipal Council staff members affected by COVID-19 and part of the building sealed, a new notice to resume office work with 100 per cent staff presence has left the employees in lurch.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Punjab's Q1 revenue receipts fall 21 pc, CM to do monthly reviews
Chandigarh, July 8 (IANS) With the state's revenue receipts falling by 21 per cent in the first quarter of the 2020-21 fiscal, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh will now undertake monthly reviews of the state's financial situation for more efficient management of the limited resources.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Punjab,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Vandalism of Ambedkar's Mumbai home sparks political furore
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) The shocking incident of at least two persons vandalising 'Rajgruha' - the Mumbai home of the late Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar - sparked off a political uproar in Maharashtra on Wednesday with various political parties demanding for stringent action.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
South Asian Modern and Contemporary Art ready to go online for bidding
New Delhi, July 8 (IANSlife) A total of 64 works retrace 100 years of creative endeavours and artistic production in the South Asian subcontinent will be available as part of Asian Art Week online, presented by Christies.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Yuvraj pays tribute to 'eternal captain' Ganguly on 48th B'day
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Former India all-rounder Yuvraj Singh referred to former captain and current Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly as his eternal captain after the latter turned 48 on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Food that improves sleep
New Delhi, July 8 (IANSlife) There is a strong correlation between sleep quality and dietary pattern. High intake of confectionary and noodles was associated with poor sleep quality, whereas a high intake of fish and vegetables was associated with good sleep quality.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
All you need to know about perimenopause
New Delhi, July 8 (IANSlife) Most women know the signs of menopause which happens around the age of 50. But there is another phenomenon called perimenopause which many are unaware of and tend to ignore.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
ED seizes Nirav Modi's Rs 329 cr assets in India, UAE & UK
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has confiscated fugitive diamantaire Nirava Modi's Rs 329.66 crore properties in Mumbai, Rajasthan, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and the UK.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Nasscom Launchpad to help Indian tech startups explore US market
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) IT industry's apex body Nasscom on Wednesday announced the virtual launch of its Launchpad in New Jersey in the US that will provide a platform for member companies to explore opportunities to do business in New Jersey and the greater New York area.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Those who fight for truth cannot be intimidated: Rahul
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) After the Union Home Ministry set up an inter-ministerial committee to probe alleged violations of law by Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Rajiv Gandhi Trust and Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi hit back saying truth cannot be "intimidated".
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Vir Das on being served 13 legal notices in 2020
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Comedian-actor Vir Das feels freedom of speech in India is not "free".
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Keeping Renaissance art alive
New Delhi, July 8 (IANSlife) Fine arts photographer Sanjeev Verma draws inspiration from master painters like Rembrandt, Leonardo Da Vinci Caravaggio, Vermeer, and Velazquez to keep Renaissance art alive.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Shahid to Mira: Thank you for helping me be a better me
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Actor Shahid Kapoor has left message for his "love" Mira Rajput on completing five years of marriage.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Would have picked Buttler as stand-in captain over Stokes, says KP
London, July 8 (IANS) Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen feels wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler would have been a better choice to cover for regular Test skipper Joe Root in the first Test against West Indies in Southampton starting Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Loving Local: The Open Road Series
New Delhi, July 8 (IANSlife) Preferred Hotels & Resorts, has launched an initiative called 'Loving Local' which is a global travel series designed to facilitate highly localized, luxury hotel experiences across 21 compelling regional markets including India - as consumers prepare to hit the open road once again for exploration and rediscovery of destinations close to home.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Time limit for availing LPG cylinders by Ujjwala beneficiaries extended
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) In order to allow Ujjwala beneficiaries get their full quota of three cooking gas cylinders free of charge, the government on Wednesday extended the time limit for availing the benefit by three months till September 30.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC notice on DMK leader plea on disqualification petition of 11 MLAs
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday issued notice on a plea by DMK leader R. Sakkrapani seeking a direction to the Speaker of the Tamil Nadu Assembly to immediately decide on disqualification petition in connection with 11 MLAs, who had voted against Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami in 2017.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Petrol-diesel price gap decrease to hasten shift to petrol PVs: ICRA
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) A decrease in the gap between petrol and diesel prices is likely to accelerate the shift towards petrol or CNG passenger vehicles in the coming years, an ICRA analysis showed on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sanjay Garg launches online studio
New Delhi, July 8 (IANSlife) Design House, Raw Mango has launched its Online Studio making its collections, textiles, garments and objects available in India and globally. The brand which currently has four stores in New Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru makes an entry in to the digital retail space.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
How remdesivir can save lives in nations with lower hospital capacity
New York, July 8 (IANS) Amid news that the US has bought up virtually the entire global supply of remdesivir, a new study outlines how the drug could save lives in countries with a lower hospital capacity, such as South Africa, where Covid-19 is beginning to overwhelm intensive care units (ICUs).
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Travel platform introduces health and safety features
New Delhi, July 8 (IANSlife) Health and safety is a crucial aspect when it comes to travel in times of Coronavirus. Guests seek information in order to make informed travel and accommodation decisions.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
B'luru civic body building to be eveloped as Covid hospital
Bengaluru, July 8 (IANS) The Karnataka government is developing a city civic body building into a full-fledged Covid hospital to scale up the health infrastructure amid the Covid-19 pandemic, said a minister on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Acute skin problems in the summer
New Delhi, July 8 (IANSlife) Summers are for eating mangoes, watermelons, and other nutrient fruit like apricots. The bright sun improves of Vitamin D and lightens our mood as the sweat detoxifies us making us lose weight. Monsoons are for blissful rainy days and cups of tea with samosa. But this is the time when your skin can break out leading to acute skin problems which can spoil all the fun.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Ranveer Singh's fans release an anthem dedicated to the star
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Bollywood star Ranveer Singhs fans have come out with an anthem for the actor. It goes, "Bollywood ka king, Ranveer Singh".
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
2 civilian injured in Pak firing in J&K's Tangdhar
Srinagar, July 8 (IANS) Hours after a 63-year-old woman was killed and two civilians were injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in the Mendhar sector near the Line of Control in Poonch, two civilians were injured in Pakistani firing in the Tangdhar sector in Kashmir on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Hazy I-card hinted at Vikas Dubey's presence in Faridabad
Faridabad, July 8 (IANS) A mismatch of the photo identity card, provided by two men at a hotel, here on Tuesday, made the hotel manager suspicious. When he asked them for another identity card to book the room at the hotel, they failed to provide that and left.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Violence mars protests over renewed weekend lockdown in Belgrade
Belgrade, July 8 (IANS) Scores of demonstrators were injured in a clash with police that broke out outside the National Assembly here over the decision to re-impose a weekend curfew because of a surge in COVID-19 cases in Serbia and across the western Balkans.
2020-07-08
Category: International, Serbia And Montenegro,Politics
Now Gaana unveils TikTok-like short video app 'HotShots'
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Joining the short-video making app race, music streaming service Gaana on Wednesday launched HotShots - a platform to create and share short viral videos and stories with its more than 150 million audience base.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Fresh lockdown in containment zones for week: Bengal CM (Ld)
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday said that a fresh lockdown would be imposed in certain pockets identified as containment zones for seven days from Thursday evening and extended by another week if the situation was not under control.
2020-07-08
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine
Pak bowlers to struggle more in England due to saliva ban, says Junaid
Karachi, July 8 (IANS) Left-arm pacer Junaid Khan feels Pakistan bowlers are likely to struggle more due to the saliva ban than their English counterparts when the two teams lock horns in a series involving three Tests and as many T20Is in August.
2020-07-08
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Covid tally crosses 22K mark as AP reports 1,062 new cases
Amaravati, July 8 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh reported 1,062 fresh novel coronavirus cases on Wednesday, slightly lower than the 1,178 reported during the preceding 24 hours. The Wednesday tally includes 11 returnees from outside the state. The Covid-19 tally has now touched 22,259 in Andhra Pradesh.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
NCOEs to be divided into facilities devoted for seniors & juniors: Rijiju
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday said that National Centres of Excellence (NCOEs) will be divided into senior and junior facilities for each sport. Rijiju also said that there will be regional talent identification teams who will be further divided on the basis of each sport for scouting athletes for the proposed junior Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS).
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
SpiceJet offers Covid-19 insurance cover for passengers
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) To boost passenger confidence, airline major SpiceJet on Wednesday announced a unique initiative to provide passengers with a facility to opt for Covid-related insurance cover.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Samantha Akkineni 'keeping up with fashion'
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Southern star Samantha Akkineni says she is really keeping up with the fashion in her latest social media post.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
SHO, another policeman arrested for tipping off Dubey
Kanpur, July 8 (IANS) The UP Police, on Wednesday, arrested suspended Chaubeypur Station Officer Vinay Tiwari who had allegedly helped gangster Vikas Dubey.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
MHA suspends J&K cadre IPS Basant Rath for misconduct
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) on Wednesday suspended senior Jammu and Kashmir cadre IPS officer Basant Rath for alleged misconduct and misbehaviour with the Director General of Police of the Union Territory.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Spotify-led global music streaming market hits 394mn subscribers
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Led by Swedish music streaming service, the global online music streaming subscriptions increased 35 per cent (year-on-year) in the first quarter this year to hit 394 million subscriptions globally, a new report said on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
K'taka govt teachers to donate 1 day's salary for pvt counterparts
Bengaluru, July 8 (IANS) Responding to Karnataka Education Minister S. Suresh Kumars appeal, teachers of state-run schools agreed to donate a day's salary to their counterparts in private schools, as they have not been paid since April due to the Covid-induced lockdown, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Police search for weapons in well in Dubey's village
Kanpur, July 8 (IANS) The Kanpur Police have launched a search operation following inputs that some arms belonging to gangster Vikas Dubey may have been hidden in a well near the gangster's house in Bikru village.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Arman Malik's new music video directed by dad Daboo Malik
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Veteran music composer Daboo Malik has turned director for son Armaan Malik's music video, "Zara thehro".
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Cabinet okays affordable rental housing projects for urban poor
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the development of affordable rental housing complexes (AHRC) for the urban poor or migrants.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Flipkart, Amazon among ecommerce players asked to indicate country of origin on products
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Consensus is building within the government that e-commerce players like Flipkart, Amazon will have to indicate the country of origin of the product on their merchandise.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
Tiger goes back on the 'bachpana' trail
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Actor Tiger Shroff shared a throwback picture of himself from the times he did not have facial hair.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
CAIT plans drive to boycott Chinese goods during festive season
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) on Wednesday said that it will spearhead a movement to boycott goods imported from China during the upcoming festive season in India.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Police ordered to crackdown on indoor, outdoor parties: Goa CM
Panaji, July 8 (IANS) Days after a party organised for political workers by a ruling MLA caused embarrassment for the BJP-led coalition government, Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Wednesday said that police had been orderd to crackdown even on house parties henceforth.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Goa,National
Rajkummar Rao: 'Omerta' was emotionally and physically draining
Mumbai July 8 (IANS) Rajkummar Rao recalls how Hansal Mehtas 2017 release "Omerta" allowed him to push his boundary as an actor.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Banks' cyber risks rise as Covid spurs digital trends: Moody's
London, July 8 (IANS) Banks face a growing risk of cyber-attacks as the coronavirus crisis accelerates the shift to digital banking and remote working, Moody's Investors Service said in a report on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Technology
Dier banned for 4 games for jumping into crowd in FA Cup
London, July 8 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Eric Dier on Wednesday was banned for four matches after he jumped into the stands and chased a supporter following the team's defeat at the hands of Norwich in the FA Cup.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Bengal CM protests removal of topics from CBSE curicula
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday expressed shock over the CBSE decision to drop many topics like citizenship, federalism, secularism etc while reducing curricula for Classes 9 to 12 due to Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-08
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education,Politics
Cabinet okays Rs 12,450 cr recap of 3 PSU general insurance cos
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved capital infusion of Rs 12,450 crore for three state run insurance companies - the Oriental Insurance Company, the National Insurance Company and the United India Insurance Company.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Politics
New sanitiser makers face action for GST evasion (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The urgent requirement for alcohol-based hand sanitisers amid the Covid-19 pandemic enthused many firms, including sugar mills and alcohol producers, to jump on the bandwagon.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
K'taka panel for pre-recorded classes for select students
Bengaluru, July 8 (IANS) An expert committee constituted by the Karnataka government on online classes has recommended live and pre-recorded classes for children aged three and above, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine
ED serves notice to TMC leaders in Narada probe
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has served a fresh notice to West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress (TMC) leaders in connection with the Narada sting operation.
2020-07-08
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Huawei patents clamshell foldable phone like Galaxy Z Flip
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has filed a new patent for a new clamshell design foldable phone, which resembles Samsung Galaxy Z Flip.
2020-07-08
Category: International, China,Technology
Sri Lanka, Maldives eliminate measles, rubella in SE Asia: WHO
Colombo, July 8 (IANS) Maldives and Sri Lanka were verified on Wednesday for having eliminated rubella, making them the first two countries in the World Health Organization South-East Asia region to achieve that ahead of the 2023 target, the WHO in Sri Lanka said in a statement.
2020-07-08
Category: International, Sri Lanka,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Jacqueline admits dealing with 'some major anxiety' lately
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez has admitted that she has been "dealing with some major anxiety" lately.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Olympia Lightning: Usain Bolt reveals name of baby girl
Kingston, July 8 (IANS) Legendary sprinter Usain Bolt has shared an adorable first picture of his baby daughter, revealing her name - Olympia Lightning.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Athletics
RGF has nothing to hide, why holy cows not questioned: Cong
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) After the Centre set up an inter-ministerial committee to probe alleged violations of legal provisions by the Gandhi family's Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust and Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust, the Congress on Wednesday hit back saying the RGF had nothing to hide.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
DU online exams postponed till Aug 15
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Delhi University on Wednesday informed the High Court that it has postponed the online Open Book Examination (OBE) till August 15. The exams were slated to commence from July 10.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Jude Law to play Captain Hook in 'Peter Pan'
Los Angeles, July 8 (IANS) Actor Jude Law is in talks to play the classic villain Captain Hook in the upcoming live action film, "Peter Pan & Wendy".
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Smartphones not a barrier to good parenting: Study
Sydney, July 8 (IANS Parents may worry that spending time on their smartphones has a negative impact on their relationships with their children, however, a new study found that this is unlikely to be the case .
2020-07-08
Category: International, Australia,Lifestyle/Fashion,Science/Tech,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Tablighi Jamaat case: Foreigners including Chinese granted bail
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) A Delhi court on Wednesday granted bail to Chinese, Brazilian, Australian, Fijian, and Philippines nationals who participated in the Tablighi Jamaat congregation at Nizamuddin Markaz here in March.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
COVID-19: Japan Open table tennis tournament cancelled
Tokyo, July 8 (IANS) The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) and Japan Table Tennis Association (JTTA) have announced that the 2020 Japan Open will not be going ahead, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-08
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Trade, connectivity in BBIN region for stability stressed
Agartala/Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) Trade and connectivity can help reduce poverty and ensure stability in the BBIN ((Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal) sub-region, say experts and economists.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
No registration of BS-IV vehicles sold after March 31: SC
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday recalled its March 27 order, where it had allowed the sale of BS-IV compliant vehicles for 10 days, barring in Delhi-NCR, after the lifting of the nationwide lockdown imposed to fight the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Russell Crowe: Have been self-isolating for past 30 years
Los Angeles, July 8 (IANS) Actor Russell Crowe says he is pretty good at self-isolating as he has been practicing it for the past 30 years.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Sindh CM flays PTI's Ali Zaidi over JIT report
Islamabad, July 8 (IANS) Sindh Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah on Wednesday slammed Minister for Shipping and Maritime Affairs Ali Haider Zaidi for "acting irresponsibly" by releasing what the Minister claimed was the "original" joint investigation team (JIT) report on infamous Lyari gangster Uzair Jan Baloch.
2020-07-08
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Aussie snowboarding champion dies while spearfishing near Gold Coast
Melbourne, July 8 (IANS) Two-time snowboarding world champion Alex Pulling of Australia on Wednesday passed away after he drowned near a Gold Coast beach, as per local media reports. He was 32.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
AWS-powered Covid-19 diagnostic tool seeks lung scans from India
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Experts at University of British Columbia in Canada who are building an Artificial Intelligence-powered Covid-19 diagnosis tool with the help of resources from Amazon Web Services (AWS) are seeking lung scan images from India to refine their open source model, a researcher involved with the project said.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Health/Medicine
Pavleen Gujral on the time she nearly went into depression
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Actor Pavleen Gujral, best known for playing Pamela in the award-winning 2015 film "Angry Indian Goddesses", says there was a time when she had nearly gone into depression.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Vikash Dubey's nephew, brother-in-law nabbed in MP
Shahdol (Madhya Pradesh), July 8 (IANS) The Special Task Force (STF) of Uttar Pradesh police on Wednesday detained Gyanendra Prakash Nigam, alias Raju Khullar, gangster Vikas Dubey's brother-in-law from Shahdol district of Madhya Pradesh.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rana Daggubati's Instagram force grows to 4 million
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Telugu star Rana Daggubati now has a following of four million on Instagram.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Solskjaer urges United to keep Villa forward Grealish in check
Manchester, July 8 (IANS) Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer feels his team has to be careful about Jack Grealish when they take on Aston Villa on Thursday in their next English Premier League encounter.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
TN Minister Thangamani tests corona positive
Chennai, July 8 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Electricity Minister and senior AIADMK leader P. Thangamani on Wednesday tested positive for coronavirus and ws admitted to a private hospital here for treatment.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Classy Rohit never looks to bludgeon the ball, says Hazlewood
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Australian fast bowler Josh Hazlewood believes star Indian opener Rohit Sharma has a phenomenal record when it comes to white-ball cricket and his batting style is filled with pure class and elegance.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Pooja Bhatt reminds Kangana Ranaut was launched by the Bhatts
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Actress-filmmaker Pooja Bhatt has countered nepotism allegations aimed at the Bhatts, claiming that as a family of filmmakers they have always supported newcomers and outsiders.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
India looks to strengthen peace as UNSC member: Prez
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday said that India looked forward to working with the international community to strengthen global peace and prosperity as a member of the UN Security Council for the term 2021-22.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
More beds, ambulances for Covid-hit in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, July 8 (IANS) With coronavirus cases spiking, the Karnataka government is adding more beds in Covid Care Centres (CCC) and hospitals in this tech city for treating the infected, said state Medical Education Minister K. Sudhakar on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
If I was there from beginning, Milan would have won the title: Ibrahimovic
Milan, July 8 (IANS) Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic's return to AC Milan has coincided in a reversal of fortunes for the San Siro giants. The side, which has struggled to match up to its glory years of the past for nearly a decade now, have since the return of the football in Italy beaten title contenders Lazio and Juventus, with the latter coming after Milan went 2-0 down on Tuesday.
2020-07-08
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
Meditation helps boost immunity, says study
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Heartfulness meditation improves immunity against infections and cancer and is an effective adjunct in the treatment of several autoimmune disorders, a study said.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
China's state media propaganda will not win it a war with India
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Galwan Valley incident marks a new low in recent times in bilateral relations between India and China. While the details of the incident are still unfolding and both sides are engaged in high-level military talks, there are clear signs that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) wants to deter India from reacting and accept illegal encroachments in the Galwan Valley and Pangong Tso area.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National
MSME stand destroyed, large companies under stress: Rahul
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday attacked the Modi government over economic distress, saying that small and medium enterprises were "destroyed" and even large companies and banks were in "distress".
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Eyeing post-Covid recovery, Vedanta announces 2 big appointments
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Diversified natural resources company Vedanta on Wednesday announced two senior level appointments to get itself ready for the next phase of growth post-Covid, with the focus on building domestic capacity.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Indian Railways places 55 COVID care isolation coaches at Patna
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) As many as 12,712 isolation beds have been provided in 828 COVID Care Coaches deployed at junctions in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and Bihar, out of which 12,581 are currently vacant, the Indian Railways stated on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Cong raises issue of students in US affected by change in policy
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) After the US Department of Immigration and Custom Enforcement said that students whose classes are going completely online will not be issued visas for the next semester nor will such students be allowed to stay, the Congress has lashed out at the government for not paying heed to the sufferings of these students.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Irrfan's son Babil: My father was defeated at the box office by hunks with six pack abs
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Late actor Irrfan Khan's son Babil has taken a dig at Bollywood's "blatant sexism and same-old conventional representations of patriarchy". Babil shared that Irrfan had once told him that Bollywood is seldom respected in world cinema.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Arteta miffed with Nketiah sending off in Arsenal vs Leicester 1-1 draw
London, July 8 (IANS) Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta is not happy as to how Eddie Nketiah was sent off against Leicester City on Tuesday night and insisted if Nketiah's red card was warranted then Jamie Vardy, who scored a late equaliser for the 1-1 draw, also should have been sent off.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Pvt franchisees in power sector will lead to cherry-picking: TN CM
Chennai, July 8 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami on Wednesday told the central government that allowing private franchisees in power sector will lead to cherry-picking.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Don't offer sacrifice on roads in Bakrid: JIH to Muslims
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Jammat-e-Islami Hind (JIH) has urged Muslims to take precautions during Eid ul-Adha (Bakrid), to be celebrated in the last week of July, and has issued guidelines on offering prayers and sacrifices.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Religion
Big B is 91 kg and 'off to the gym'
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Did Amitabh Bachchan just hint that he presently weighs 91 kilos? Going by his latest social media post, it could seem so.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Childhood obesity linked to poor heart health signs: Study
Sydney, July 8 (IANS) Dear parents, read this carefully. Toddlers who were obese or overweight show concerning signs of cardiovascular disease at 11-12 years of age, say researchers.
2020-07-08
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine
Investments for building long-term presence in India remain intact: Coca-Cola
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Beverage major Coca-Cola's long-term investment plans in India remain intact despite coronavirus-induced economic turbulence, a key company executive said.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Need calibrated call in reducing import dependence from China: SBI Ecowrap
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) India needs to take a calibrated call in reducing import dependence from China and not through sudden stops.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Fringe outfits emerge from within UP Congress
Lucknow, July 8 (IANS) Even as the Congress in Uttar Pradesh intensifies its attack on the Yogi Adityanath government in the state, the party faces fragmentation from within.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Indian mobile users seek superior fast-charging tech, long battery life: Survey (Ld)
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) With smartphones becoming the primary device for work, streaming and gaming, seven in every eight smartphone users in India feel innovation in the fast-charging technology is the key and long battery life is what matters the most, a new survey revealed on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Vidya Balan resumes work amid Covid-19 pandemic
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) After Taapsee Pannu, actress Vidya Balan shared that she has resumed shooting amid the ongoing Covid pandemic.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
COVID-19: PCI President Malik virtually interacts with APC chief
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) In her first international meeting in capacity as the President of the Paralympic Committee of India, Deepa Malik met virtually with Asian Paralympic Committee (APC) President Majid Rashed who assessed the current situation in the country owing to COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Chinese PLA moves back at Patrolling Points 14, 15
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Chinese People's Liberation Army troops have pulled back around 2 kilometres at Patrolling Point 14 and Patrolling 15 in the Galwan Valley in eastern Ladakh while the process of pull back has started at the Hot Springs, sources said on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Neetu Kapoor turns 62, daughter Riddhima hosts dinner
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) It's veteran actress 62nd birthday, and her daughter Riddhima Kapoor Sahni has tried her best to make mom's day special.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Pak claims Kulbhushan Jadhav refuses to file review petition
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Pakistan has claimed that captured Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav has refused to file a review petition and has decided to go ahead with his pending mercy plea.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
NSDC, Microsoft to impart digital skills to 1 lakh youth in India
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Microsoft on Wednesday announced a partnership aimed at providing digital skills to over 1 lakh youth in the country over the next 12 months.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Human Interest/Society,Education
Blood plasma therapy for Goa corona patients from next week: CM
Panaji, July 8 (IANS) Goa will start treating Covid-19 patients in a critical condition with blood plasma therapy from next week, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Bangladesh COVID-19 death toll rises to 2,197
Dhaka, July 8 (IANS) Bangladesh has reported 46 more deaths due to the novel coronavirus, taking the total number of the COVID-19 fatalities in the country to 2,197, health officials said on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
India footballer Kotal helping those in need realise their dreams
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) India defender Pritam Kotal has seen struggles from close quarters and wishes no one faces the hardship as he did in his growing years.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Sales plunge to dent auto dealers' credit metrics this fiscal
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Two consecutive years of double-digit decline in sales volume and a 50-100 basis points (bps) moderation in already thin operating profitability are expected to materially dent the credit metrics of automotive dealers this fiscal, a study of 2051 CRISIL-rated dealers indicates.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
TN rescinds order extending 'Friends of Police' across state
Chennai, July 8 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday rescinded its earlier order to extend the 'Friends of Police' (FOP) initiative across the state.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Prabhas's next to be announced on July 10
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) The title and the first look of actor Prabhas and Pooja Hegde's upcoming film will be unveiled on July 10, it was announced on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Samsung Crystal UHD, Unbox Magic 3.0 Smart TV series now in India
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Samsung on Wednesday launched its 2020 Smart TV line-up with the new Crystal 4K UHD and Unbox Magic 3.0 series in India.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Online open book examination postponed: DU to Delhi HC
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Delhi University on Wednesday told the Delhi High Court that it has postponed the online Open Book Examination (OBE) which was slated to commence from July 10.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Diesel maintains gain over petrol in Delhi, prices unchanged
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Diesel has maintained its gain over petrol in Delhi as oil marketing companies kept the prices of auto fuels unchanged on Wednesday after raising the price of diesel by 25 paisa per litre in the city a day earlier.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Jharkhand CM goes into home quarantine
Ranchi, July 8 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren, has home quarantined himself after a Minister and legislator were tested positive for coronavirus.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
AICF faction fight affecting players: Chess Players Forum
Chennai, July 8 (IANS) The Chess Players Forum (CPF) representing the interests of Indian chess players has termed the resignation of Grandmaster R.B. Ramesh from the team Selection Committee as shocking and shameful.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
7 in 8 Indian users seek superior fast-charging tech, OPPO leads
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) With smartphones becoming the primary device for work, streaming and gaming, seven in every eight smartphone users in India feel innovation in the fast-charging technology is the key and long battery life is what matters the most, a new survey revealed on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
SC agrees to examine plea on ashrams run by fake babas
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday agreed to examine a petition that sought a direction to the Centre to close down the 'ashrams' and spiritual centres run by fake 'babas' who it claimed kept hundreds of women inmates in unhygienic conditions that could potentially lead to Covid-19 outbreak.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Religion
Delhi HC orders aerial survey of Sanjay Van to check for encroachments
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) After various videos of Mazaars inside South Delhi's Sanjay Van surfaced, the Delhi High Court while taking suo motu cognizance of the situation directed the authorities to conduct an aerial survey of the area and ascertain whether there are encroachments or not.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Football Association to allow players to take a knee in FA Cup final
London, July 8 (IANS) English football's governing body Football Association (FA) won't discipline players for taking a knee in the FA Cup final which is currently scheduled to be played next month.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Hold Xi Jinping accountable for genocide: Uyghurs to UN
New York July 8 (IANS) The Uyghur Turks and other Muslim communities in China have asked the United Nations and other international organisations to put pressure on China and investigate the acts of genocide perpetrated against the Uyghurs.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,National
Protests erupt in PoK: Save river, save Muzaffarabad, save us from Pak and China
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) How much is $1.5 billion in Pakistani rupees? The figure would make many eyeballs pop out in Islamabad. But, for the people of Gilgit-Baltistan in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), it's zilch.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
'Limping' Vikas Dubey flees Faridabad hotel, NCR on alert (2nd Ld)
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's most wanted gangster Vikas Dubey, the main accused in the killing of eight policemen last week in Kanpur district, was reportedly seen in a hotel in Haryana's Faridabad adjoining the national capital on Tuesday, sources said.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
TMC protests in Kolkata over fuel price hike
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) The ruling Trinamool Congress on Wednesday held sit-in in Kolkata to protest against increase in prices of petroleum products and the "anti-people" policies of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led government at the Centre.
2020-07-08
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Politics
Priyanka Chopra, Anurag Kashyap among ambassadors for Toronto film fest 2020
Los Angeles, July 8 (IANS) Actress Priyanka Chopra and filmmaker Anurag Kashyap are among global celebrities who have been invited to be ambassadors of the 45th Toronto International Film Festival, slated to take place from September 10 to 19.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Amazon Prime Video rolls out user profiles feature globally
San Francisco, July 8 (IANS) After first making it available for users in India and Africa, Amazon Prime Video has finally started rolling out the user profile feature globally that allows customers to create six profiles against one account.
2020-07-08
Category: International, Costa Rica,National,Technology
Mike Hesson recalls 'toughest time' of his coaching career
Auckland, July 8 (IANS) Former New Zealand coach Mike Hesson has conceded that he could have handled the axing of Ross Taylor as captain in 2012 better but added he has no regrets over his call.
2020-07-08
Category: International, New Zealand,Sports,Cricket
BJP advertises 'pro-poor' Centre, calls opposition 'irresponsible'
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The BJP on Wednesday listed a series of welfare measures and policy decisions taken by the Centre in the last few months during and after the lockdown, to project the BJP-led government as 'pro-poor' which aims to make India 'self reliant' and it lashed out at the Opposition for critiquing Government calling it a 'disservice to the nation'.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Order probe, resign over gold smuggling case: Congress, BJP tell Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram, July 8 (IANS) The Congress-led UDF and BJP-led NDA on Wednesday demanded Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan's resignation and a probe into the gold smuggling case allegedly involving a woman working in the IT Department. The Congress said a CBI investigation was needed in the case.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Lucy Liu on being Hollywood's 'black sheep'
Los Angeles, July 8 (IANS) "Charlies Angels" star Lucy Liu says she faced a lot of difficulties initially in her career due to racism in Hollywood.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
B'luru police bust second prostitution racket in less than a week
Bengaluru, July 8 (IANS) The women's wing of the Central Crime Branch (CCB) has busted a second prostitution racket in the city in less than a week, arresting two men and rescuing five women, an official said on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
SOS from Indian expat stuck at Frankfurt airport for 3 days
Dubai, July 8 (IANS) An Abu Dhabi-based Indian woman, stranded at Frankfurt International Airport for close to four days, has appealed to authorities to let her back into the UAE.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
SC plea says police use 'colonial coercive machinery', seeks norms to curb custodial death
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) In the backdrop of the alleged custodial death of father-son, Jayaraj and Bennix, in Tamil Nadu, a plea has been moved in the Supreme Court seeking laying down of guidelines to prevent custodial torture/ deaths/ rape.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Maha NGO honours Good Samaritans for services in lockdown (IANS Impact)
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Four prominent Good Samaritans from Maharashtra who rendered yeoman services during lockdown to lakhs of stranded migrants, were felicitated and honoured with Certificates of Appreciation by a Mumbai NGO, an official said here on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Kerala gold smuggling: Brother not in talking terms with accused Swapna
Thiruvananthapuram, July 8 (IANS) Swapna Suresh, the high-profile lady who moved in the corridors of power, rubbing shoulders with the high and mighty in Kerala, was reportedly not in talking terms with her elder brother.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Kerala,National
Don't want year 2020 to finish without an IPL, says Ganguly
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) President Sourav Ganguly has stated they would like to host the 13th edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) this year and their first priority is to host the tournament within the country itself.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Team needs to play well abroad, will have a word with Virat & Ravi: Ganguly
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has said that he will have a chat with India captain Virat Kohli and head coach Ravi Shastri, trying to gauge what went wrong in New Zealand where the team was whitewashed in the Test and ODI series.
2020-07-08
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
Tuticorin custodial deaths: CBI registers two cases, constitutes team
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday took over the investigation into the Tuticorin custodial deaths case and registered two FIRs after the Centre gave nod to the agency.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
It used to take 14 days to reach LAC, now just a day: Ladakh Scouts (IANS Exclusive)
Leh, July 8 (IANS) China is frustrated with India in Ladakh because a journey that used to take 16 to 18 days for the Indian Army to reach the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in 1962 takes just a day today.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Defence/Security
Virat Kohli feasts on neer dosa made by Shreyas Iyer's mother
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) India captain Virat Kohli was recently treated to some fine neer dosa cooked by teammate Shreyas Iyer's mother.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Vikas Dubey flees Faridabad hotel, 3 aides nabbed (Ld)
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's most wanted gangster Vikas Dubey, the main accused in the killing of eight policemen last week in Kanpur district, was reportedly seen in a hotel in Haryana's Faridabad adjoining the national capital on Tuesday, sources said.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
AIFF academy accreditation 2020-21 deadlines extended
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The All India Football Federation has decided that the deadline for clubs and academies to submit their application form along with the prescribed fee for AIFF academy accreditation for the 2020-21 season is July 15.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
MHA forms panel to probe three Gandhi family trusts (Ld)
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has set up an inter-ministerial committee to probe alleged violations of legal provisions by three Gandhi family trusts, namely Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust, and Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
NLU student death: SC directs police to complete probe in 2 months
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed the Rajasthan police to complete the probe, within two months, into the death of a third year student of Jodhpur-based National Law University in August 2017.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Dell launches premium XPS consumer laptops in India
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Dell Technologies on Wednesday launched new XPS 13 and XPS 15 premium consumer laptops in India, at a starting price of Rs 1,44,807.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Covid patient jumps to death from Raj hospital
Jaipur, July 8 (IANS) A Covid-19 patient on Wednesday jumped to his death from the second floor of the Rajasthan University of Health Sciences (RUHS) building here.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Health/Medicine
Sourav Ganguly: Captain who is still steering the ship of Indian cricket
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Many refer to him as the "Bengal Tiger". For some, he is the "Prince of Kolkata". But what he is most famous as is "Dada". Dada generally means elder brother in Bengali and in colloquial terms, it also refers to as don. And Sourav Ganguly is rightly called the "Dada" of Indian cricket.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket,Opinion/Commentary
Players need time to adjust to conditions in England, says Azhar Ali
Worcester, July 8 (IANS) Pakistan Test skipper Azhar Ali feels the players still need some time to acclimatise themselves to the conditions ahead of the series against England which includes three Tests and as many T20Is.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Men and younger adults less active in lockdown: Study
London, July 8 (IANS) Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the researchers have found that men and younger adults have been less physically active during the Covid-19 lockdown.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
Temporary relief for Zee as HC admits appeal against selling of shares worth Rs 740M
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court in an interim relief to Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd stayed IDBI Trusteeship and Franklin Templeton from selling or transferring the company's shares worth Rs 740 million, after the court admitted an appeal filed by Zee.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Woman killed in unprovoked ceasefire violation by Pak (Ld)
Jammu, July 8 (IANS) One woman was killed and two others were injured on Wednesday in ceasefire violation by Pakistan on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
Sangay hails Pompeo on visa restrictions for Chinese officials
Dharamsala, July 8 (IANS) The Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) President Lobsang Sangay on Wednesday expressed gratitude to the United States for imposing visa restrictions on Chinese officials under the Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National
Zoom Video launches new hardware as a service
San Francisco, July 8 (IANS) Zoom Video Communications has launched a new hardware-as-a-service (HaaS) offering to help its enterprise customers scale video conference rooms and phones with budget-friendly hardware options and simple technology upgrades at an affordable, fixed monthly price.
2020-07-08
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Gmail for iPad update adds support for Split View multitasking
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Google has updated its Gmail app for iPad to add long-awaited Split View multitasking support.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
PM Modi to address global audience on Thursday
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be making the inaugural address at the India Global Week 2020 on Thursday, his first speech to a global audience in the post Covid-19 era.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Three policemen killed in suicide bomb blast in Kandahar
Kabul, July 8 (IANS) At least three policemen were killed and 18 others wounded in a suicide attack on Police HQ in Kandahar province on Wednesday morning, a security source said.
2020-07-08
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Chopped body of woman found in UP's Barabanki
Barabanki (UP), July 8 (IANS) A dismembered body of an unidentified woman was found stuffed in a suitcase and polythene bags near a closed factory in Safedabad area here on Tuesday night.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ganguly recalls NatWest final at Lord's, leaves Mayank in splits
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Former India captain and current President of the Board of Control for India Sourav Ganguly left Mayank Agarwal in splits when the latter asked him about the famous shirt episode in the NatWest Trophy final in 2002.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Covid-19 can cause delirium, brain inflammation: Study
London, July 8 (IANS) Covid-19 can cause severe neurological complications, including delirium, brain inflammation, stroke and nerve damage, warn researchers.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
Yogi claims UP law and order is 'better'
Lucknow, July 8 (IANS) To counter the mounting pressure by the opposition on the law and order situation in Uttar Pradesh, the Yogi Adityanath government has now released crime figures based on the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) data to prove that the crime situation in the state is 'satisfactory'.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Vikas Dubey now carries a bounty of Rs 5L
Lucknow, July 8 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government has increased the reward on gangster Vikas Dubey to Rs 5 lakh.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Unacademy acquires PrepLadder to boost presence in medical entrance
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Bengaluru-based edtech firm Unacademy has acquired Chandigarh-based PrepLadder, a leading post-graduate medical entrance exam preparation platform, for $50 million (approx Rs 375 crore).
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Ex-MLA's property razed for encroaching graveyard in UP
Badaun (Uttar Pradesh), July 8 (IANS) A part of a two-storied building belonging to former Legislator Ramsewak Singh Patel, was demolished on Tuesday for being illegally constructed on graveyard land.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Bengal to release redefined containment zone list
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) The Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government will issue a fresh list of containment zones across the state later on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
7 more Covid-19 patients die in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, July 8 (IANS) As many as seven more Covid-19 patients died in Odisha, informed the health department on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
SBI reduces MCLR by 5-10 bps in shorter tenors
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) State Bank of India (SBI) on Wednesday announced reduction in its marginal cost of funds-based lending rates (MCLR) on loans by 5-10 basis points (bps) in the shorter tenors -- up to three months -- with effect from July 10.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Instagram brings TikTok-like short videos to India with 'Reels'
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) With the ban on TikTok creating a huge vacuum for the 15-second videos in the Indian Internet space, Facebook-owned Instagram on Wednesday announced the extension of the testing of Reels which allows users to record, edit and share short multi-clip videos, to India.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Andhra CM pays tributes to father YSR, releases mother's book
Amaravati, July 8 (IANS) Rich tributes were paid to former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy on his 71st birth anniversary on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
J'khand Min, MLA, scribes test Covid positive
Ranchi, July 8 (IANS) Jharkhand Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) Minister Mithilesh Thakur, Jharkahnd Mukti Morcha (JMM) legislator Mathura Mahto, and 20 media person of Dhanbad districts have tested positive for the Coronavirus.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
Hiring activity improves 33% in June: Naukri.com
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) In a silver lining amid the growing Covid-19 cases, the hiring activity in India saw 33 per cent improvement in June compared to May, a new Naukri.com report said on Wednesday, adding that the hiring activity was still down by a massive 44 per cent (year-on-year) when compared to the same period last year.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Another Odisha MLA tests COVID-19 positive
Bhubaneswar, July 8 (IANS) A day after a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) lawmaker contracted COVID-19 in Odisha, ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MLA Prasant Behera has also tested positive for coronavirus, said an official on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Tendulkar inaugurates COVID-19 plasma therapy unit at Mumbai hospital
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday inaugurated the plasma therapy unit for treating COVID-19 patients at Seven Hills Hospital in Andheri. An initiative of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), the plasma therapy unit opens a new front in the battle against the novel coronavirus.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Landslide buries nine in China
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) Rescue operations are underway after a landslide caused by heavy rainfall swept away nine people on Wednesday in central China's Hubei province.
2020-07-08
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Important to give 100 % & have self-belief, says defender Kothajit
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Indian men's hockey team defender Kothajit Singh Khadangbam has revealed that his biggest learnings from the COVID-19 induced lockdown were to value the importance of patience and the requirement of believing in oneself in every situation.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Hackers break into 570 e-commerce stores including in India
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) A hacker group has broken into at least 570 e-commerce stores in 55 countries, including in India, in the last three years, leaking information on more than 184,000 stolen credit cards and generated over $7 million (over Rs 52 crore) from selling compromised payment cards.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security
Srman Jain: Comedy shows bring in a lot of positivity
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Actor Srman Jain, known for his roles in shows like "Saas Bina Sasural" and "Adaalat", has joined the cast of Harsh Limbachiyaas "Funhit Mey Jaari". The actor feels comedy shows bring in a lot of positivity, especially in difficult times like these.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Stokes will lead England from the front, believes Tendulkar
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Former Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar believes all-rounder Ben Stokes will lead England from the front and would do whatever it takes to take his side to victory in the first Test against the West Indies beginning Wednesday at the Ageas Bowl.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Govt panel to probe violations by Rajiv Gandhi Foundation
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Union Ministry of Home Affairs has set up an inter-ministerial committee to probe the various violations of legal provisions by the Rajiv Gandhi Foundation, Rajiv Gandhi Charitable Trust and Indira Gandhi Memorial Trust.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Students taking combination of in-person, online courses can get visas: US
New York, July 8 (IANS) Facing a firestorm of protests both abroad and within the US, the State Department is trying to reassure students and universities by reiterating that those taking a combination of in-person and online courses will be eligible for visas.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Education,Politics
Instagram rolls out pinned comments to all
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Photo-sharing app Instagram has rolled out the pinned comment feature to help users maximise their engagement with their friends and family members.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Wadhwani Foundation pledges Rs 200 crore to help distressed SMEs
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Wadhwani Foundation (WF) has committed an investment of Rs 200 crore to help distressed small and medium enterprises (SMEs) affected by Covid-19-induced economic crisis and public health workers to improve COVID-19 knowledge and skills.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Business/Economy
Amid volatility equity indices shed gains to turn flat (Ld)
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices shed initial gains to trade on a flat note on Wednesday morning in a largely volatile trade so far.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ryder Cup 2020 to be postponed to next year: report
New York, July 8 (IANS) The Ryder Cup golf tournament, currently scheduled to be played from September 25-27 this year at Whistling Straits in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, is set to be postponed by an year due to COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,Sports,Golf
Xi Jinping: The Chinese Hitler leading PRC to disaster
� Xi is unfairly using early recovery from pandemic for external encroachment and internal consolidation.Chinese aggression in all domains will be rebuffed globally, led by powers suffering the most.
2020-07-08
Category: India, New Delhi,National
India may see 2.87 lakh Covid cases a day by winter 2021: MIT study
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) In the absence of a COVID-19 vaccine or drugs, the researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have warned that India might record 2.87 lakh coronavirus cases per day by the end of winter 2021.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Samsung confirms 'Galaxy Unpacked' flagship launch on August 5
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Samsung on Wednesday confirmed it will host a virtual Galaxy Unpacked event on August 5 to debut the new Galaxy Note 20 series and a next-generation foldable device.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Instagram begins testing 'Shops' feature with select users
San Francisco, July 8 (IANS) After Facebook, Instagram has begun testing the new Shops feature with select users globally to help set up a single online store for customers.
2020-07-08
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
63-yr-old woman killed in Pakistan firing in J&K's Poonch
Srinagar, July 8 (IANS) A 63-year-old woman was killed and two civilians were injured in Pakistani firing in the Mendhar sector near the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security
'Hydroxy hysteria,'politics ended HCQ use: Trump adviser
New York, July 8 (IANS) A top adviser to US President Donald Trump has blamed the politicisation of COVID-19 treatment and a "hydroxy hysteria" fueled by the "mainstream media" for the discontinuation of hydroxychloroquine's (HCQ) use.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Politics
Markets open on positive note Wednesday morning
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a positive note.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Anushka Sharma: Pandemic taught me we are all co-dependent
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Actress-producer Anushka Sharma says the Covid-19 pandemic has taught her that all are co-dependent on one another even if it is clearly not seen.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Vikas Dubey flees Faridabad hotel before police arrival
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Haryana Police have been put on high alert after reports of sighting of fugitive Vikas Dubey, responsible for the murder of eight policemen in Uttar Pradesh, in a Faridabad hotel, officials said on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
US 'strongly' supports inter-Korean cooperation :Biegun
Seoul, July 8 (IANS) US Deputy Secretary of State Stephen Biegun on Wednesday said that Washington "strongly" supports inter-Korean cooperation, calling it an "important component" in creating a more stable environment on the Korean Peninsula.
2020-07-08
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
Agra administration worried over surge in active Covid-19 cases
Agra, July 8 (IANS) The surge in the number of active cases, from 110 on June 25 to 147 on July 7, is causing concern and presenting a huge challenge to the district health officials.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
India records 7.42 lakh coronavirus cases, 20,642 deaths
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) India recorded over 22,752 new cases and 482 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the total tally to 7,42,417 with 20,642 deaths, Health Ministry's data revealed on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Vikas Dubey's close aide killed, another held in encounter
Hamirpur (UP), July 8 (IANS) The Special Task Force (STF) shot dead Amar Dubey in an encounter in Maudaha on Wednesday morning.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Facebook, Zoom pause Hong Kong's requests for users' data
San Francisco, July 8 (IANS) Microsoft and video meet platform Zoom have joined several tech giants who have decided not to process data requests from the Hong Kong authorities in the wake of China imposing a controversial new National Security Law in Hong Kong.
2020-07-08
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Happy birthday Dadi': Wishes pour in as Sourav Ganguly turns 48
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Legendary Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar led the wishes for former India captain and current President of the Board of Control for Cricket India (BCCI) Sourav Ganguly who turned 48 on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Microsoft busts hackers who used Covid-19 as bait to lure customers
San Francisco, July 8 (IANS) A US court has allowed Microsoft to seize control of key domains of cyber criminals who used COVID-19-related lures in the phishing emails to target its customers in 62 countries and access Office 365 account contents, including email, contacts, notes and material.
2020-07-08
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights,Health/Medicine
Father-son held for duping by posing as IPS officer
Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), July 8 (IANS) A man, claiming to be a retired senior executive from the Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), and his son, posing as an IPS officer, have been arrested by the Aligarh Police for allegedly extorting money from people.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Man held for Facebook post praising Vikas Dubey
Baghpat (UP), July 8 (IANS) A computer operator, working as a contractual employee at the office of District Urban Development Authority (DUDA) in Baghpat, has been arrested for allegedly uploading posts on social media platforms praising absconding gangster Vikas Dubey, the main accused in the killing of eight policemen in Kanpur's Chaubeypur village.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Rights group leaders 'disappointed' after meeting Facebook CEO
San Francisco, July 8 (IANS) The civil right groups leaders in the US were left disappointed after meeting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg over their concerns related to the spread of hateful content on their platforms.
2020-07-08
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
UP records highest 1-day spike in corona cases
Lucknow, July 8 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh reported the highest single-day spike in the corona cases with the number of new cases reaching 1,346 till late on Tuesday night.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Global COVID-19 cases top 11.7mn: Johns Hopkins University
Washington, July 8 (IANS) The overall number of global COVID-19 cases has increased to more than 11.7 million, while the deaths have soared to over 543,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Iranian club Persepolis to pay $580,000 to ex-coach Calderon: FIFA
Tehran, July 8 (IANS) FIFA has ordered Iranian soccer club Persepolis to pay $580,000 to its former coach Gabriel Calderon, according to local media reports.
2020-07-08
Category: International, Turkey,Sports,Football
Amit Sadh: Don't give any person the courage to call you an 'outsider'
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) Amit Sadh is an actor who has made it in Bollywood with no filmi bloodline or industry connections, but he is not ready to call himself an "outsider".
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Juventus miss chance to stretch lead in Serie A
Rome, July 8 (IANS) Italian Serie A defending champions Juventus lost the chance to move 10 points clear at the top of the standings as they were defeated 2-4 by AC Milan in their latest encounter.
2020-07-08
Category: International, Italy,Sports,Football
'Films I make hinge on things going out of control'
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) It all started with one minute long ad films for inter-hostel competitions when he was a student at the prestigious IIT Kharagpur. That may have been his first exposure to any kind of film-making, but he knew that was his true calling because when Samarth Mahajan joined an FMCG company where he was doing an operations management job, he always felt misplaced.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National
Participatory management key to repair embankments in Amphan-hit Sunderbans
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) One and a half month after cyclone Amphan-ravaged a large parts of the world's largest mangrove swamp Sunderbans in West Bengal, thousands of people continued to live in the hellhole of the district battling out with poverty, scarcity of food and more importantly, a sustainable livelihood.
2020-07-08
Category: India, West Bengal,National
Big names of global transport evince interest in running private trains
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Global infra biggies like Hyundai, Hitachi, Mitsui, Bombardier, Mitsui, Alstom, Macquarie and Siemens are among the companies that have expressed interest in running private trains as per the policy formulated by the Railways.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
All Chaubeypur police personnel sent to lines
Kanpur, July 8 (IANS) Nearly 68 police personnel of the Chaubeypur police station in Kanpur were sent to the lines, late on Tuesday night as doubts about their integrity emerged following the killing of eight policemen in Bikru village on Friday last.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Hina Khan: TV actors don't get a fair chance in Bollywood
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) From starring in the TV show "Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai" for eight years to foray into Bollywood and the digital space, actress Hina Khan has carved a space in the entertainment industry. She feels it is not easy for a TV star to make it big in films.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Gangster Vikas Dubey's close aide killed in encounter
Hamirpur (UP), July 8 (IANS) The Special Task Force (STF) shot dead Amar Dubey in an encounter in Maudaha on Wednesday morning. Amar, a right hand man of gangster Vikas Dubey, who shot dead eight police personnel on Friday last, figured prominently in the list of wanted persons released by the Kanpur police on Tuesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
China is 'greatest threat' to US, says FBI director
Washington, July 8 (IANS) Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director Christopher Wray has said that acts of espionage and theft by China's government pose the "greatest long-term threat" to the future of the US.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,Politics
Mumbai Police start probe in Ambedkar home vandalism
Mumbai, July 8 (IANS) The Mumbai Police have launched a probe into the incident of vandalism at 'Rajgruha', the Mumbai residence of the late Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, the Architect of Indian Constitution, officials said here on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
20 Covid-19 patients discharged in Chinese mainland
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) Twenty Covid-19 patients were discharged from hospitals after recovery in the Chinese mainland on Tuesday, the National Health Commission said on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Covid-19: Airborne transmission can't be ruled out, says WHO
Geneva, July 8 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) has acknowledged there is emerging evidence that the Novel coronavirus can be spread by tiny particles suspended in the air.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,National,Health/Medicine
Brenock O'Connor: Not looking to get out of 'Game Of Thrones' shadow
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Brenock O'Connor is known as Olly from the world of "Game Of Thrones", and he doesn't mind living under the shadow of the role. The actor says he looks at his association with the widely popular show as a "glorious comfort blanket".
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Chinese mainland reports 7 new imported Covid-19 cases
Beijing, July 8 (IANS) The Chinese mainland reported seven new imported Covid-19 cases on Tuesday, bringing the total number of imported cases to 1,949, the National Health Commission said on Wednesday.
2020-07-08
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
EU predicts 'deeper recession' in 2020 than expected
Brussels, July 8 (IANS) The European economy will face a "deeper recession" than previously predicted due to the prolonged containment measures on the Covid-19 pandemic, the European Commission has said in its "Summer 2020 Economic Forecast".
2020-07-08
Category: International, Belgium,Business/Economy
US says 'ongoing threats' came up in consultations, but India silent on it
New York, July 8 (IANS) Meeting under the storm clouds of China's confrontation with India in Ladakh, Foreign Secretary Harsh Shringla and US Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale have discussed the "ongoing threats" to the international order and agreed to "endeavour to support each other's objectives", the State Department said.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,Politics
Senator says Trump notifies Congress to withdraw US from WHO
Washington, July 8 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has formally notified Congress that the United States has officially moved to withdraw from the World Health Organization (WHO), Democratic Senator Bob Menendez said.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,Politics
US stocks drop amid coronavirus concerns
New York, July 8 (IANS) US stocks fell on Tuesday as market sentiment was dampened by a resurgence in coronavirus infections in the country.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
White House wants students trooping back to school this Sep
New York, July 8 (IANS) In stark contrast to advice from America's top infectious diseases expert Anthony Fauci, the White House is aggressively pushing for nationwide school reopenings this Fall, underlining that its top priority during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic is having students "physically present" in school.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,Politics
US dollar gains amid coronavirus worries
New York, July 8 (IANS) The US dollar strengthened as traders sought safe haven amid concerns over soaring coronavirus infections. The dollar index, which measures the greenback against six major peers, was up 0.15 per cent at 96.8744.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
Global Covid-19 deaths surpass 540,000
New York, July 8 (IANS) Global Covid-19 deaths surpassed 540,000 on Tuesday, reaching 540,157, according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University.
2020-07-08
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Can you imagine mental trauma of students, HC asks DU
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked the Delhi University to clarify whether there would be a change in the schedule of the online Open Book Examinations which are slated to commence from July 10.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
1,879 new cases push Telangana's Covid tally to over 27K
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) The spike in the number of Covid-19 cases continued in Telangana with 1,879 new infections on Tuesday, pushing the states tally to over 27,000.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Like 2018, Kamal Nath starts MP poll campaign from Ujjain
Ujjain/Badnawar/Bhopal, July 8 (IANS) Blowing the traditional conch before the war cry and whispering "earnest wishes" for public welfare in the ears of Lord Shiva's vehicle Nandi, former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath tried to reach out to devout Hindus as he on Tuesday launched the campaign for the mini-midterm elections involving 24 assembly seats.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Politics
Railways' PPP model to stimulate private investment: Report
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) India's first-ever public-private partnership (PPP) scheme in passenger rail operations rolled out by the Indian Railways will stimulate private sector investments in the country, the Acuite Ratings & Research said in a report.
2020-07-08
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
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