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Telangana cop arrested for allegedly attempting to rape trainee
Hyderabad, Aug 3 (IANS) A sub-inspector of police in Telangana's Mahabubabad district was arrested on Tuesday on charges of attempting to rape a trainee woman sub-inspector.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
As 'blockade' chokes supplies, Mizoram asks people to curb consumption
Aizawl, Aug 3 (IANS) With supplies blocked for the past nine days due to an "economic blockade" on National Highway 306, its lifeline, the Mizoram government on Tuesday appealed to its people to curtail domestic consumption.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
Delhi reports 50 new Covid cases, 4 deaths
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The national capital saw a marginal decline in daily Covid caseload on Tuesday with 50 fresh cases getting reported in the past 24 hours.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Agriculture a bright spot in economy despite Covid-19: Govt data
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The share of agriculture and allied sectors in Gross Value Added (GVA) of the country, as per the provisional estimates of national income released by National Statistical Office (NSO) as on May 31, 2021, stood at 20.2 per cent for the year 2020-21, the Lok Sabha was told on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Lara plays Indira Gandhi in 'Bell Bottom', says 'an opportunity of a lifetime'
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Actress Lara Dutta Bhupathi is all set to take the audience by surprise as she plays Indira Gandhi in the espionage drama 'Bell Bottom', which is slated for an August 19 theatrical release.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pulse production on the rise in India: Govt
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The production of pulses has been increasing during the last three years (2018-19 to 2020-21) and the target for 2021-2022 has been set at 23 LMT (lakh million tonnes) from the 19.5 LMT for 2020-2021, the Parliament was informed on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Stalin to inaugurate doorstep healthcare scheme on Thursday
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin will on Thursday launch an initiative of the state government named 'Makkalai Thedi Maruthuvam, which is aimed at taking healthcare to the doorsteps of the people.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Football Delhi launches 37-Plus League on Chhetri's 37th birthday
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Football Delhi on Tuesday celebrated Delhi Football Day by launching the 37 Plus League, meant for players over 37 years of age.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
'Godman' held in Telangana for cheating, sexual exploitation
Hyderabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Telangana Police on Tuesday arrested a fake godman for allegedly cheating his followers.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Religion
States have power for prisoner's premature release after 14 yrs: SC
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said if a prisoner has undergone more than 14 years of imprisonment in cases of conviction for offences prescribing death penalty as the maximum sentence, the state government is competent to order premature release.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Active Covid cases in Puducherry below 900 after 4 months
Puducherry, Aug 3 (IANS) Puducherry on Tuesday reported 885 active Covid cases - the first time in the past four months that this number has dropped below 900 in the Union Territory.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Pondicherry,National,Health/Medicine
No arrests made in JNU campus violence case so far: Govt
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Centre on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha that so far, no arrest has been made in the Jawaharlal Nehru University campus violence case that occurred on January 5, 2020 wherein some masked miscreants stormed the university hostels and left around 39 students injured.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education,Politics
CBI searches in 4 states in Meghalaya HSRP tender scam case
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday said that it carried out searches at multiple locations in Meghalaya, Delhi, Mumbai, and Himachal Pradesh in connection with award of a contract, at "exorbitant rates", to a Mumbai-based company for supply of High Security Registration Plates in Meghalaya.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Thakur may play first Test vs England, hints Kohli
Nottingham, Aug 3 (IANS) Facing a shortage of pace bowling all-rounders, India may field pacer Shardul Thakur in the first Test against England that begins here on Wednesday, India skipper Virat Kohli has hinted.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
More empty gelatine sticks found in quarry near KRS dam
Mandya (Karnataka), Aug 3 (IANS) Around 20 'gelatin sticks' were recovered from an abandoned mining area near the Krishna Raja Sagara (KRS) dam in Karnataka's Mandya district, police said on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Delhi govt approves policy for setting up private O2 plants with incentives
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Delhi government on Tuesday approved the Medical Oxygen Production Promotion Policy, 2021 along with the provision for incentives for the production of medical oxygen.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Find out actual data of job losses amid Covid, Parl panel to govt
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) As the employment scenario in the country is yet to see a recovery, a Parliamentary panel has suggested the government should ascertain the actual data of job losses caused amid the pandemic in order to provide support to those impacted.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
US approves sale of Harpoon Joint Common Test Set to India for $82 mn
New Delhi/Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) The United States has approved the sale of Harpoon Joint Common Test Set (JCTS) and related equipment for an estimated cost of $82 million, further boosting Indias fire power.
2021-08-03
Category: International, India,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
More investment needed to make hazardous cleaning ops safer: Govt
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) More investments are required for inducting better technologies and equipment for making hazardous cleaning operations safer, the Parliament was told on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Britain invites applications for Chevening scholarship
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The UK government on Tuesday invited applications for its Chevening Scholarship programme for 2022-23 to enrol for a one-year master's degree in British universities.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Media
Emerald Court RWA terrorising builder with unwarranted claims: Supertech
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Real estate firm Supertech Ltd on Tuesday submitted before the Supreme Court that the Emerald Court owner Resident Welfare Association, which has challenged the construction of two 40 storey towers, is making "unwarranted claims" against the builder.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sindhu among India's greatest Olympians: Sports Minister Thakur
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) India's ace badminton player P.V. Sindhu was on Tuesday felicitated by Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur on her return home from Tokyo after becoming the first Indian woman to win two Olympic Games medals.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Badminton
India to sign for World Bank loan for 2nd phase of dam rehabilitation
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) After the phase I of the Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) with nearly 200 dams that ended in March 2021, the government is all set to enable the states secure the second tranche of loan from the World Bank for DRIP II and DRIP III on Wednesday for rehabilitation of 700 dams.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Centenarian wins battle against Covid in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Aug 3 (IANS) Covid-19 induced gloom situation across Odisha with over 50 deaths reported during the past several days, but bucking the trend, a 100-year-old man has defeated the virus and returned home, officials said Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
200 Agro-Automatic Weather Stations to come up for farmers' benefit
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has undertaken installation of Agro-Automatic Weather Stations (AWS) at 200 places to provide exact weather forecast to people, especially farmers, the Parliament was informed on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
IndiGo to launch pilot for 'IATA Travel Pass'
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) In its effort to chart recovery for international travel, IndiGo will become the first airline in India to launch a pilot for 'IATA Travel Pass'.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Yo Yo Honey Singh's wife accuses him of domestic violence, sex with multiple women (ld)
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Shalini Talwar, the wife of rapper and music composer Hirdesh Singh, popularly known as Yo Yo Honey Singh, filed a case of domestic violence against him at the Tis Hazari courts here on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Understanding the Taliban, Pakistan and China nexus
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Afghanistan as the "heart of Asia" that connects the South and Central Asian regions is undergoing a humanitarian crisis that can have severe ramifications in international politics.
2021-08-03
Category: International, India,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
CBDT extends due dates for electronic filing of various forms
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has decided to further extend the due dates for electronic filing of tax forms in view of difficulties reported by the taxpayers and other stakeholders.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Subhash Chandra settles over 91% debt, now eyes digital space for videos
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Essel Group Chairman Subhash Chandra said on Tuesday that he has settled 91.2 per cent of the debt to 43 lenders.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bharti Airtel reports Q1 net profit of Rs 284 crore
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Bharti Airtel on Tuesday reported a net profit of Rs 284 crore for the April-June quarter.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
140 new cases, 98 recoveries, 3 deaths in J&K
Srinagar, Aug 3 (IANS) New Covid cases again outnumbered recoveries in J&K on Tuesday as 140 new cases, 98 recoveries and 3 deaths were reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Set to overtake Kumble, Anderson ready to play all 5 Tests vs India
Nottingham, Aug 3 (IANS) England pace bowlers James Anderson and Stuart Broad, who have been playing alternate Test matches in recent times and have a combined tally of 1,140 Test wickets, may be pressed into attack together for all five Tests against India as the hosts are missing Jofra Archer and all-rounder Ben Stokes.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Hyd pub owner, manager among 3 held for drunk driving accident
Hyderabad, Aug 3 (IANS) The Cyberabad police on Tuesday arrested three persons, including the owner and manager of a pub, in connection with a drunk driving accident that killed a 23-year-old girl student who was celebrating Friendship Day with her friends.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Study deepening of rivers, building protective walls: Thackeray
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) As many parts of Maharashtra struggle to recuperate from last month's flood havoc, Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Tuesday ordered formulating a comprehensive and permanent policy for flood mitigation measures for people living in all the flood-prone areas in the state.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
GKPD asks Centre to dissociate from Meenakshi Lekhi's 'victim shaming' remarks
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Global Kashmiri Pandit Diaspora (GKPD) has called on the India government to disassociate itself from Union Minister Meenakshi Lekhi's provocative "victim shaming" remarks on Kashmiri Pandit genocide and their return and rehabilitation.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Rapper Yo Yo Honey Singh's wife files domestic violence case against him
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Shalini Talwar, the wife of rapper and music composer Hirdesh Singh, popularly known as Yo Yo Honey Singh, filed a case of domestic violence against him at the Tis Hazari courts here on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Bollywood
Karnataka cancels all key appointments made in Yediyurappa's tenure
Bengaluru, Aug 3 (IANS) Karnataka's new Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai has relieved BJP legislators and experts who were appointed to key advisory positions by his predecessor B.S. Yediyurappa and his three deputy Chief Ministers.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Watch out for boxer Lovlina, women's hockey team, Chopra on Wednesday
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) If you've been following the Olympic action, here's what you should be watching on TV from the early hours of Wednesday, August 4.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Kerala sees another high as 23,676 test Covid positive
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 3 (IANS) Even as fresh decisions with regards to lockdown norms are expected, Kerala on Tuesday saw Covid cases soar high again, with 23,676 turning positive after 1,99,456 samples were sent for testing in the past 24 hours.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Gehlot vs Pilot: After Selja, Shivakumar calls on Raj CM
Jaipur, Aug 3 (IANS) A day after Congress' Haryana unit chief Kumari Selja made a surprise visit to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and had a long discussion with him, triggering speculations of a cabinet reshuffle in the state, party's Karnataka unit chief D.K. Shivakumar met him on Tuesday, creating curiosity among the ruling party cadre.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Illegal construction of farmhouses continues in Aravalis
Gurugram, Aug 3 (IANS) Despite the Supreme Court's latest order regarding the removal of all illegal structures located in the Aravali range in Gurguram, Faridabad and adjoining districts, rampant illegal constructions of farmhouses can easily be witnessed in the Aravali region of Gurugram.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Akshay unveils trailer of espionage drama 'Bell Bottom', says release a gamble
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Launching the trailer of the much-awaited 'Bell Bottom', the first Bollywood film to be shot in a bio-bubble in Glasgow after the first lockdown was lifted last year, Akshay Kumar said here on Tuesday that OTT channels cannot match the experience that cinema theatres have to offer.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Danish parent's buy of Eaton's hydraulics biz beefs up Danfoss in India
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) Danish company Danfoss' Indian subsidiary Danfoss Power Solutions grew bigger in India in terms of market play, head count and turnover with the completion of global acquisition of Eaton's hydraulics business for $3.3 billion cash by its parent.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Andhra Pradesh logs 1,546 more Covid cases, 18 deaths
Amaravati, Aug 3 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday logged 1,546 new Covid cases, taking its overall tally beyond 19.7 lakh, even as its active caseload dropped to 20,170.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Akshay unveils trailer of espionage drama 'Bell Bottom', says release a gamble
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Launching the trailer of the much-awaited 'Bell Bottom', the first Bollywood film to be shot in a bio-bubble in Glasgow after the first lockdown was lifted last year, Akshay Kumar said here on Tuesday that OTT channels cannot match the experience that cinema theatres have to offer.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Recruitment ad that mimicked memes puts HDFC Bank in a spot
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) With memes/jokes going the rounds on social media about the graduates who had passed out during the 'Corona years -- 2020 and 2021 -- a recruitment advertisement by a leading private bank has come as a real shocker.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Human Interest/Society
India vs England Test series: Strengths and weaknesses
Nottingham, Aug 3 (IANS) India and England begin a five-Test match series at Trent Bridge here on Wednesday.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
No farmhouses or any unauthorised structures on Aravali forest land: SC
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday reiterated that all illegal structures, including farmhouses, on Aravalli forest land would have to go while hearing a plea by Haryana's Faridabad Municipal Corporation in connection with demolition of residential constructions, which had come up in the forest area near Lakkarpur-Khori village.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
India critics popped up after govt cut off foreign NGO funding in 2016-17
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Indian government cancelled the registration of 18,868 NGOs between 2011-17 for the violation of various provisions of the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010, and Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Rules, 2011.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Next-gen controlling 'family business' of Kashmir narrative: Report
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Kashmir narrative is controlled by a set of US/UK-based 'Kashmiris who make a living off Kashmir conflict, DisInfoLab reported. Since about 2015-16, the 'family business is being passed to the next generation with the help of Pakistani establishment, and vested interests.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
'Robin Hood Army' to help vaccinate underprivileged, serve 5 mn meals
Hyderabad, Aug 3 (IANS) The Robin Hood Army (RHA), a volunteer-based zero funds organisation, has joined hands with WhatsApp, Uber, and Google to bring together volunteers who will help vaccinate 1.5 lakh Indians and serve 5 million meals to those most affected by the pandemic across India by August 15.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Majority of IT firms in Hyderabad prefer hybrid as future work model
Hyderabad, Aug 3 (IANS) With an overwhelming majority of Hyderabad's IT/ITeS employee base still working from home and concern about third wave of Covid hampering efforts to get employees back to office, 70 per cent of the companies feel that hybrid will be the future work model.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
'Both heal patients': SC for same treatment to ayurvedic, allopathic doctors
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Tuesday said the doctors, both under Ayush and the central health services (CHS), render service to patients and on this core aspect, there is nothing to distinguish between them as it held that ayurvedic doctors are also entitled to the benefit of enhanced superannuation age of 65 years (raised from 60 years), at par with allopathic doctors.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Immigration/Law/Rights
Flood situation in Bengal displaces over 3L people from their homes
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) Incessant rains last week coupled with huge volumes of water from the Damodar Valley Corporation (DVC) have led to flood-like situation in seven districts of West Bengal, leaving at least 8 dead and displacing over 3 lakh people from their homes in the last four days.
2021-08-03
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
HC issues notice to Yediyurappa in corruption case
Bengaluru, Aug 3 (IANS) In a major setback to former Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa, the Karnataka High Court on Monday issued notice to him in connection with alleged corruption in a housing project.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
India's friend 'Lion of Herat' Ismail Khan vows to crush Taliban in Afghanistan
New Delhi, Aug 3: Both invocations and protests rise from the roofs of Herat after dark. "Allahu Akbar, Allahu Akbar ", God is great, repeat the voices of the residents- children and adults, men and women of Herat as they call for divine help and protection. Herat- the ancient city ? which has historically been the citadel of civilization and culture ? has come under attack once again. The Taliban ? the instrument of power and destruction of foreign governments, have reached the outskirt of the third largest city of Afghanistan.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Punjab,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Akali Dal-BSP alliance promises free power in Punjab
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) Seeking to woo voters ahead of the Punjab Assembly polls, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Badal on Tuesday announced providing free electricity up to 400 units per month to all households and waiting outstanding power dues of residential bills of 'blue' card holders.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Punjab,National,Politics
Haryana's DULB granted conditional exemption from UAS Rules
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Centre said on Tuesday that Haryanas Directorate of Urban Local Bodies (DULB) has been granted conditional exemption from Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Rules, 2021.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Deep Ocean Mission to be implemented at Rs 4,077 cr in 5 years
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) With a total budget of Rs 4,077 crore for five years, India's Deep Ocean Mission is a multi-ministerial, multi-disciplinary programme with emphasis on development of deep-sea technology, including the development of manned submersible rated for 6,000 metre deep under water, the Rajya Sabha was told on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Flood relief: Maha approves Rs 11,500 crore aid package
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) The Maharashtra government on Tuesday announced the much-anticipated relief package of Rs 11,500 crore for emergency relief, repairs and long-term rehabilitation measures for the victims of the recent devastating floods which hit 9 districts last month.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Olympic hockey: India face Germany for bronze, Australia vs Belgium for gold
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) The Indian men's team will meet Germany in the bronze medal match while Australia and Belgium, the world's top two ranked teams, will clash for the hockey gold medal at the Olympic Games here on Thursday (August 5).
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Hockey
LS adjourned after passing of Tribunals Reform Bill, 2021
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The proceedings of the Lok Sabha were adjourned for the day on Tuesday after the passage of the Tribunals Reform Bill, 2021, amid protest by the Opposition.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Cop, civilian injured in Srinagar militant attack
Srinagar, Aug 3 (IANS) A policeman and a civilian were injured in a militant attack in Srinagar city on Tuesday, police said.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Olympic hockey: Stay focussed, coach Marijne's advice ahead of semis
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) Taking things match by match has helped the Indian women's team reach the semifinals of the Tokyo Olympics hockey tournament, said chief coach Sjoerd Marijne who promised that his team will continue with the same attitude in the last-four clash with Argentina on Wednesday.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Hockey
CBI arrests 2 CGST officials from Patna for corruption
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday said that it has arrested two CGST officials, including a Superintendent, from Patna for demanding and taking bribes.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Ayyub Thakur channelled ISI funds to Kashmir: Report
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) While on the face of it, Ayyub Thakur was 'lobbying for the Kashmir cause, he allegedly also provided significant support to terror activities against India, channelling ISI funds to Kashmir through various of his fronts and affiliates.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
No black marketing of onions and tomato reported: Centre
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The prices of vegetables are determined by the normal market forces of demand and supply as well as production/harvest season, and there has been no report of black marketing of onions and tomato from the states/UTs, the Parliament was informed on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
IOB closes Q1 with Rs 327 crore net profit
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) Public sector Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) closed the first quarter of the current fiscal with a net profit of about Rs 327 crore, Managing Director & CEO Partha Pratim Sengupta said on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Rahul, Vihari emerge options to open for India in 1st Test
Nottingham, Aug 3 (IANS) Injury-stricken India, yet to get their reinforcements, will take on England in the first Test from Wednesday with hopes of ending a streak of series losses which extend to 2011. Even as they have conquered Australia twice over the last decade, India have managed to win just two of the 14 Tests they have played in England. They have drawn one and lost 12.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
realme unveils magnetic wireless charging solution
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Smartphone brand realme on Tuesday unveiled MagDart, a magnetic wireless charging solution for Android.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
High Court summons HP University VC, Registrar
Shimla, Aug 3 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh High Court has directed HP University Vice Chancellor Sikander Kumar and Registrar Suneel Sharma to appear before the court on August 9 in a petition relating to lack of infrastructure in the Jawaharlal Nehru College of Fine Arts here.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kalonji may help in treatment for Covid-19 infection: Study
Sydney, Aug 3 (IANS) Australian researchers have found that seeds of the plant, Nigella sativa, better known as Kalonji, could be utilised in the treatment of Covid-19 infection.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Australia,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Shuttler PV Sindhu arrives to a roaring welcome
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) People lined up outside the arrival lounge at the Indira Gandhi International Airport and cheered and clapped as PV Sindhu, the first Indian woman to win medals in successive Olympic Games, walked out on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
MGP keen on allying with AAP for 2022 Goa Assembly polls
Panaji, Aug 3 (IANS) The Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party, one of Goa's oldest regional parties, is keen on an alliance with the Aam Aadmi Party, its leader Sudin Dhavalikar said on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Modi to chair open debate on maritime security at UN Security Council
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually chair an open debate on maritime security at the United Nations Security Council on August 9, the Ministry of External Affairs said on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: International, India,National,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Maha Cabinet 'outraged' at Governor's 'interference in governance'
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) In an unprecedented development in the country's political history, Maharashtra's Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government on Tuesday expressed strong "displeasure" over what it termed attempts by Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari to "create two power centres" and "interfere in the state administration".
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Major fire breaks out at Haldia Petrochemicals plant
Kolkata, Aug 3 (IANS) A major fire broke out at the Haldia Petrochemicals plant in Haldia in East Midnapore district of West Bengal on Tuesday afternoon.
2021-08-03
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Human Interest/Society,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indian team better prepared, well rested on this tour: Kohli
Nottingham, Aug 3 (IANS) The Indian cricket team is better prepared this time as compared to previous tours since the one-and-a-half month rest between the World Test Championship final in June and the five-Test series beginning Wednesday has provided time for acclimatisation to the changing weather patterns in England, said skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Akshay Kumar, Vaani Kapoor celebrate 'Bell Bottom' trailer launch in capital (Ld)
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Actors Akshay Kumar, Vaani Kapoor and Lara Dutta arrived here on Tuesday to launch the trailer of their film 'Bell Bottom'.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Pak Army selling 'Kashmir opium' to domestic population to stay relevant, grab resources
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Under the garb of Kashmir, Pakistan is able to fulfill a range of its strategic objectives and has engaged US lobby firms, which, in turn, are a medium to reach out to US politicians.
2021-08-03
Category: International, India,Defence/Security,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
India's auto component industry's FY21 YoY turnover down 3%
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) India's auto component industry's FY21 turnover fell by 3 per cent on a year-on-year basis due to pandemic unleashed disruptions.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Tanuj Virwani on shooting with multiple hairline fractures for 'Cartel'
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Actor Tanuj Virwani, who will soon be seen in the series 'Cartel', recalls the time when he sustained multiple fractures during the shoot. However, the team and him came up with a way to keep going.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
CBI arrests key accused in murder of Andhra CM's uncle
New Delhi/Panaji (Goa), Aug 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested one of the key accused in the murder of Y.S. Vivekananda Reddy, the uncle of Andhra Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, sources said on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Sudarsan Pattnaik creates sand art for Sindhu, shuttler loves it
Bhubaneswar, Aug 3 (IANS) Ace Indian badminton player PV Sindhu has appreciated the sand art created by renowned artist Sudarsan Pattnaik on the Puri beach after the Hyderabadi clinched a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics to add to her silver at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Orissa,Sports
Greener than usual pitch could greet India at Nottingham
Trent Bridge (Nottingham), Aug 3 (IANS) The ability of Indias batsmen to cope with pressure and their bowlers capability of exploiting the conditions hold the key to the five-Test series against England in the second edition of the World Test Championship commencing on Wednesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, New Delhi,Sports,Cricket
'Balika Vadhu 2' team opens up about show, its concept
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) 'Balika Vadhu', that addressed the subject of child marriage and became one of the most popular serials, is going to come up with its second season - 'Balika Vadhu 2'.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Amazon offering $10 in credit for palm print biometrics: Report
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) Tech giant Amazon is offering $10 in promotional credit if you enroll your palm prints in its checkout-free stores and link it to your Amazon account, media reports said on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
2-yr-old weighing 45 kg undergoes weight-loss surgery in Delhi
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Doctors at a private Delhi hospital successfully performed a life-saving bariatric surgery on a 2-year-old morbidly obese child weighing 45 kg, with a body mass index of 41.5.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Health/Medicine
Kerala HC stays announcement of KEAM entrance results
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 3 (IANS) The Kerala High Court on Tuesday stayed the publication of the results of the Kerala Engineering Architecture Medical (KEAM) entrance examination results till further notice.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Kerala,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights
Kashmir conflict has become a family-run business: Report
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Kashmir conflict has become a 'family business run by a set of families, and like a family business, it is passed on from one generation to the next, DisinfoLab reported.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Terrorism
Madras HC strikes down TN amendments banning online card games
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) The Madras High Court on Tuesday nullified an amendment brought by the Tamil Nadu government to the gaming act to ban online games, including online rummy and online poker played with stakes.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Immigration/Law/Rights,Other Sports
Tokyo declines to allot additional slot to Paralympian shooter, SC told
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court was informed on Tuesday that Tokyo Paralympic organisers have declined to allocate an additional slot for Paralympian shooter Naresh Kumar Sharma.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Immigration/Law/Rights,Other Sports
One plus R value in 8 states a major concern: Health Ministry
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The case trajectory of Covid-19 in India has registered substantial decline, from over four lakhs per day at the peak of the second wave to 30,549 on August 3, said Joint Secretary in the Union Health Ministry, Luv Agrawal, at a press conference here on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Roll-out 'Flex-Fuel Vehicles' within a year, Gadkari to industry
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Union Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Tuesday emphasised the need for a quick roll-out of 'Flex-Fuel Vehicles within a year's time.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Indian team better prepared on this England tour: Kohli
Nottingham, Aug 3 (IANS) The Indian cricket team is better prepared this time as compared to previous tours since the one-and-a-half month rest between the World Test Championship final in June and the five-Test series beginning Wednesday has provided time for acclimatisation to the changing weather patterns in England, said skipper Virat Kohli on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Now ask Alexa to find nearest Covid vaccine centre
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Amazon Alexa has been updated with the latest Covid-19 related features for Indian users. The virtual assistant can help you find nearest Covid-19 testing centres, vaccination centres, and answer queries about vaccination, helpline numbers in each state.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Health/Medicine
Olympics: China claims two gold, four silver medals in badminton
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) Eight teams shared a total of 15 medals in badminton at Tokyo the Olympics. The medal table was still dominated by Asian teams, while China stood at the top by snatching two gold medals in the mixed doubles and women's singles.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Badminton
Pegasus row: Editors Guild moves SC seeking probe into snooping scandal
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Editors Guild of India has moved the Supreme Court seeking an SIT probe into the alleged Pegasus snooping allegations and also a disclosure from the Centre on the alleged use of spyware for hacking and surveillance between 2017 and 2021.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics
Dell unveils two new laptops in India
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) With an aim to empower users, Dell on Tuesday launched two new laptops -- Alienware m15 R5 and Alienware m15 R6 -- in India.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Covid restrictions, screens raised myopia in children: Study
Hong Kong, Aug 3 (IANS) Significant curbs on time spent outdoors and sharp rise in screen time during the coronavirus pandemic have led to the rise in childhood short-sightedness, also known as myopia, suggests a study.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Hong Kong,Education,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
Sports Minister Anurag Thakur launches theme song for Indian Paralympic contingent
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur launched the theme song "Kar De Kamaal Tu" -- composed and sung by a 'divyang' (specially-abled) cricketer Sanjeev Singh from Lucknow for the Indian Paralympic contingent for the Tokyo Games -- at a ceremony in New Delhi on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
IOB asks Union Bank to buy its stake in Malaysian bank
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) has asked the Union Bank of India to buy its 35 per cent holding in India International Bank, Malaysia, a top IOB official said on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
'Official work': Pawar says amid speculation over meeting with Shah
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) NCP supremo Sharad Pawar on Tuesday met Union Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah in New Delhi, sparking off speculations.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Odisha govt offices to function with full strength
Bhubaneswar, Aug 3 (IANS) After a gap of three months, the Odisha government has asked all its offices to function with full strength.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Ola to launch electric scooters on Aug 15
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) Electric scooter maker Ola Electric Mobility Pvt Ltd will launch its models on August 15, said Bhavish Aggarwal, Chairman and Group CEO of the company.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Indian origin girls in Johns Hopkins' world's 'brightest' list (Ld)
New York, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian origin girls -- New Jersy-based Natasha Peri (11) and Dubai-based Priyamvada Deshmukh (12) -- have been named in the worlds "brightest" students list based on results of above-grade-level testing of 19,000 students across 84 countries, according to Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY), a part of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Education
RS adjourned for the day after passing IBC amendment bill
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The upper house of the parliament was adjourned for the day on Tuesday after passing Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill, 2021.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Sindhu accorded warm welcome on arrival in Delhi
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian badminton ace PV Sindhu, who won a bronze at the Tokyo Olympic Games, arrived at the Indira Gandhi International Airport on Tuesday and was accorded a roaring welcome.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
'In the footsteps of Raama...' -- no ordinary travelogue (Book Review)
Most people would claim reading and traveling are two of their hobbies, but reading a travelogue is not exactly a cup of tea for most people. And expectedly, most readers were skeptical to read the book when recommended. 'I started the book expecting only to get through the first few pages, at best. However, I finished the book in two days! It was unputdownable!
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Art/Culture/Books
IL&FS realises Rs 33 cr by selling its vehicles, furniture
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Crisis-ridden IL&FS has recovered around Rs 33.28 crore by selling assets, including vehicles, furniture, and electrical installations among others.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Jharkhand HC directs CBI to start probe into Judge's death
Ranchi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Jharkhand High Court on Tuesday directed the CBI to start the probe into the death of the Judge at the earliest, so that no evidence is destroyed.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Pak terrorist who escaped July encounter killed in J&K gunfight (2nd Lead)
Srinagar, Aug 3 (IANS) Pakistani LeT terrorist Babar Ali, who had escaped from Shokbaba encounter on July 24, was on Tuesday killed in a gunfight with security forces who had tracked him down to a forested area of Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora, police said.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Paralympics: Swimmer Mukundan granted bi-partite quota
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) In a boost to the Paralympic-bound Indian contingent, para swimmer Niranjan Mukundan was on Tuesday granted a bi-partite quota by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
realme GT 5G to shake up premium segment in India: Madhav Sheth
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) As the Rs 30,000-Rs 45,000 price segment in India witnesses a fierce competition, smartphone brand realme on Tuesday said that it is set to disrupt the premium segment with GT 5G series in this quarter.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
'UN must step in and guide Afghanistan away from catastrophe'
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The United Nations (UN) must step into this vacuum in Afghanistan and the Secretary General must immediately convene the Security Council meet and seek a clear mandate to empower the UN, both in the country and at the negotiating table, said Kai Eide and Tadamichi Yamamoto, UN former envoys to Afghanistan.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Hiring in India 42% above pre-Covid levels: LinkedIn
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Hiring in India is around 42 per cent above pre-Covid levels, according to latest Labour Market by LinkedIn.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Certain Indian team will win bronze, says Sreejesh's wife
Kochi, Aug 3 (IANS) Even though India's dream of winning a gold medal in the Tokyo Olympic Games men's hockey competition after a gap of 41 years was crushed as it went down 2-5 to world champions Belgium in the semi-finals on Tuesday, Aneesha, wife of Indian goalkeeper P.R. Sreejesh, is certain it will clinch the bronze medal.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Kerala,Sports,Hockey
Delhi Cabinet approves increased salary of MLAs
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Delhi Cabinet on Tuesday approved salary hike of the members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) after getting approval from the Centre.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kejriwal launches 'Delhi@2047' to make Delhi 'world-class' city
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday launched 'Delhi@2047', an initiative that seeks partnership with corporate houses and philanthropic bodies to help realise Delhi governments long-term goals across sectors.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
'Low natural gas prices key to India's 15% fuel share ambition'
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) High natural gas prices and continued price controls could significantly slow down India's efforts to improve gas penetration to 15 per cent of its energy mix by 2030, according to an independent study released by the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW).
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
GST collections expected to improve, says SBI Ecowrap report
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) GST collections expected to improve in coming months, said an SBI EcoWrap report.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Olympics: Simone Biles bags bronze in balance beam, first medal in Tokyo
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) American superstar Simone Biles, who had withdrawn from many gymnastics events at Tokyo Olympics citing mental health issues, bagged a bronze medal in the balance beam competition on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Bengal BJP MPs meet union ministers, discuss state issues
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) BJP MPs from West Bengal on Tuesday met union ministers, Mansukh Mandaviya and Dharmendra Pradhan to discuss health and education issues concerning the state.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Faster economic rebound lift equities, Nfty crosses 16k mark (2nd Lead)
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Faster economic rebound, as shown by healthy macro-data, along with estimates of less severe third Covid wave, lifted India's equity indices to record high levels on Tuesday, with the Nifty breaching the 16,000 mark.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
UP Cong plays caste game, woos Dalits
Lucknow, Aug 3 (IANS) In order to regain its lost ground in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress on Tuesday observed a 'Dalit Swabhiman Diwas' to woo the community and highlight the atrocities on the weaker sections in the non-Congress governments.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
6 Covid hotspots in Gurugram leave health dept worried
Gurugram, Aug 3 (IANS) Despite the Gurugram district health department repeatedly appealing to the people to strictly follow the Covid protocols, people are still being careless, leading to six locations in the city now reporting more Covid cases.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
Adani Ports achieves highest ever quarterly volume growth of 83%
Ahmedabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Limited (APSEZ), a part of the diversified Adani Group, on Tuesday reported 77 per cent jump in net profit for the April-June quarter of FY22 on the back of higher cargo volumes and rising market share.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Gujarat,Business/Economy
In first, captured wild elephant in TN released back into wild
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) For the first time in Tamil Nadu, a captured wild elephant was freed into the forests, an official statement said.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife
Jagan greets Guv Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on his birthday
Amaravati, Aug 3 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Tuesday conveyed birthday wishes to Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Akshay Kumar, Vaani Kapoor leave for Delhi for 'Bell Bottom' trailer launch
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Actors Akshay Kumar and Vaani Kapoor were spotted at the international airport here on Tuesday, as they left for Delhi to launch the trailer of their upcoming film 'Bell Bottom'.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Khushbu, Radhika Sarathkumar, join 'Aadavaallu Meeku Johaarlu' cast
Hyderabad, Aug 3 (IANS) The team of Telugu film 'Aadavaallu Meeku Johaarlu' welcomed actresses Khushbu, Radhika Sarathkumar and Urvashi.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
2 minors tied to pole, thrashed in Bihar's West Champaran
Patna, Aug 3 (IANS) Two minor children were allegedly tied to an electric pole and beaten up in Bihar's West Champaran district on Tuesday, police said.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Windows 365 now available for business, enterprise users
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) Microsoft has announced that its recently-launched Cloud service called Windows 365 is now available for enterprise and business users.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Discoms help save Delhi over Rs 1.2 LK cr in 19 years
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Power discoms have helped the national capital save over Rs 1.2 lakh crore since the privatisation of the Delhi Vidyut Board in 2002, industry sources said.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
19-yr-old Engg student drowns in waterfall in K'taka
Udupi (Karnataka), Aug 3 (IANS) In a tragic incident, a 19-year-old engineering student was swept away in a waterfall at Karkala in Karnataka's Udupi district, the police said on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Aparshakti opens up on his Punjabi version of 'Baspan Ka Pyaar'
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Actor-singer Aparshakti Khurrana recently released a Punjabi version of the viral song 'Baspan Ka Pyaar' sung by a child Sahdev.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Flood relief: Maha approves Rs 11,500 cr aid package
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) The Maharashtra government on Tuesday announced the much-anticipated relief package of Rs 11,500 crore for emergency relief, repairs and longterm rehabilitation measures for the victims of the recent devastating floods which hit 9 districts last month.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
BSNL merger or Satyam type fire sale; What next for Vodafone Idea
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) A difficult decision awaits Vodafone Idea after one promoter, Kumar Mangalam Birla offered to give up his stake.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Unprecedented show of solidarity by Herat residents to Afghan forces
New Delhi/Kabul, Aug 3 (IANS) As the conflict between Afghan security forces and the Taliban in Herat entered its sixth day, the residents of the city chanted 'Allahu Akbar' (Allah is the greatest) to express their support to Afghan government forces and oppose the militant group, according to media reports.
2021-08-03
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Filmmaker Arun Vaidyanathan turns his viewfinder on story of 4 children
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) Noted South Indian filmmaker Arun Vaidyanathan has set his sights on a children's movie for his next creative venture, which aims to fill the void in the genre in India.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Cinema/Showbiz
Odisha police arrests absconding chit fund manger
Bhubaneswar, Aug 3 (IANS) The Odisha police has arrested state head of the Rose Valley Group, Bikramjit Bhowmik from West Bengal in a multi crore fraud case, official said.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Orissa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Olympics basketball: Gasol brothers confirm international retirement after Spain loses to USA
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) Spain's defeat in the quarterfinals of the Olympic men's basketball competition also meant farewell to two of the best players in the country's history, as brothers Pau and Marc Gasol confirmed their retirement from the international game.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Neem & Aloe Vera should be on your list
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANSlife) Who doesn't love dewy skin during monsoon with minimal fuss? The season of monsoon brings its own set of challenges that demand a different kind of skincare routine. The humidity present in the air during this time definitely adversely impacts the texture of our skin.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
50 years ago, Wadekar's India made history in England
Nottingham, Aug 3 (IANS) As Virat Kohli's men gear up to take on England in a five-Test away series in England with a battery of fast bowlers putting them on equal footing with the home side, exactly 50 years ago an unfancied India, led by Ajit Wadekar, made history by winning the first-ever Test series in England with a spin-heavy attack.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Kareena Kapoor Khan supports initiative to empower artisans
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANSlife) The Baradari project returns in its second season with actor Kareena Kapoor Khan lending her support to the fashion initiative. Baradari stands for economic equality and social justice between designers and artisans.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
AIADMK, DMK spar over TN Assembly centenary celebrations
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) War of words erupted between the opposition AIADMK and the ruling DMK after the former boycotted the centenary celebrations of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Epic, Spotify support bill designed to curb app store operators
Seoul, Aug 3 (IANS) A US-based group of companies including Epic Games and Spotify, that voiced opposition to commissions major app stores collect from developers, expressed support on Tuesday for legislative movement in South Korea to pass a bill that seeks to curb the so-called app store taxes.
2021-08-03
Category: International, South Korea,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Olympics hockey: India women seek golden end to fairy tale
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) The Indian women's hockey team has already made history by reaching the semifinals for the first time. Now they can add a golden hue to their fairy-tale run by beating Argentina in Wednesday's semifinal.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports
World's first 3D image of monkey brain developed
Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) Scientists in China have devloped the world's first high-resolution, 3D image of a monkey brain, which can one day lead to treatments for diseases such as Parkinson's.
2021-08-03
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
To Douche or Not to Douche?
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANSlife) The term 'douche' implies washing or soaking in French. Douching is the process of intravaginal cleaning or flushing the vagina with water or a medicated solution or liquids like iodine, vinegar etc. There have been several conflicting views on the benefits and harm related to douching. But the fact that remains unchanged is that douching is harmful and causes many detrimental effects to your vaginal health.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
98% of India believes a virtual romance is incomparable to real one
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANSlife) Everyone loves a love story. But when it comes to matters of the heart, every generation comes with its own set of rules of engagement. From courtship to choosing to walk up to the altar -- there are a lot of said and unsaid 'to do's' and 'don'ts' that prevail.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Sustainable scents for a beautiful aroma at home
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANSlife) Don't you feel great when you enter a house and it smells super nice. Do you feel relaxed and your mood gets an uplift when you enter a nice-smelling space?
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Lok Sabha passes Essential Defence Services Bill amid din
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The proceedings of the Lok Sabha on Tuesday were adjourned for the third time till 4 p.m. after the House passed the Essential Defence Services Bill, 2021 amid Opposition's protest.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Khamenei endorses Raisi as new Iranian Prez
Tehran, Aug 3 (IANS) Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Tuesday endorsed Ebrahim Raisi as the new President of the Islamic republic.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
CBSE class 10 results out, 99.04% students declared passed
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on Tuesday declared the class 10 results. Students can check their results on CBSE's official website and Digilocker. Thiruvananthapuram region has topped the board results with the highest pass percentage of 99.99 per cent.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Qantas to stand down 2,500 employees
Canberra, Aug 3 (IANS) Australian flag carrier, Qantas on Tuesday announced that 2,500 of its frontline employees will be stood down amid the ongoing Covid-19 lockdowns and border closures across the country.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Pak clarifies IS remarks by FM Qureshi
New Delhi/Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) The Pakistan Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA) has issued a clarification over Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi's earlier statement in which he had said it is the Afghan government's responsibility to monitor and keep Islamic State (IS) terrorists in the country in check.
2021-08-03
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Honda2Wheelers India's July sequential sales up 66%
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Two-wheeler major Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India (Honda2Wheelers India) on Tuesday reported a sequential overall sales growth of 66 per cent in July 2021.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Redmi forays into laptop category in India with 2 devices
Bengaluru, Aug 3 (IANS) Redmi, a sub-brand of Mi India, on Tuesday forayed into the laptop category with two laptops -- RedmiBook Pro and RedmiBook e-Learning edition -- for the Indian consumers.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Richa Chadha's 'Girls Will Be Girls' script selected for Gotham Week
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Richa Chadha's script of her production venture 'Girls Will Be Girls' has been selected as part of the international features section at this year's 'Gotham Week'. The actress hopes to be able to find "like-minded" investors and collaborators to make the "exciting film".
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
With UP schools getting a makeover, student enrollment rises
Lucknow, Aug 3 (IANS) The government schools in Uttar Pradesh have undergone a significant makeover under the Yogi Adityanath regime that launched 'Operation Kayakalp'.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education,Politics
Rajveer reveals how Hema Malini encouraged him during 'Ek Duaa' shoot
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Actor Rajveer Ankur Singh, who features alongside Esha Deol Takhtani in the latest digital film 'Ek Duaa', has revealed how Esha's mother, veteran actress Hema Malini used to visit the sets during shoot and what she said to encourage him.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Olympics hockey: What India needs to do in bronze-medal match
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) India's dream of winning an Olympic Games men's hockey gold or silver medal ended after the team lost 2-5 to Belgium in the semifinal on Tuesday. IANS decodes the defeat to highlight the areas India needs to focus on in the bronze-medal match on Thursday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Sports
After Nitish, Manjhi demands probe into Pegasus snooping row
Patna, Aug 3 (IANS) After Nitish Kumar, former Bihar chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi has also backed the demand of the opposition parties for investigation in Pegasus snooping controversy.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Goa house 'regularisation' Bill will be challenged in court: Cong
Panaji, Aug 3 (IANS) The Congress in Goa, on Tuesday upped its protest against the Bhumiputra Adhikarini Bill 2021, a legislation which aims to regularise illegally constructed small dwellings, stating that the law, if enacted, would meet the same fate of similar legislations proposed by governments in Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu, which are being heard by the Supreme Court.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Aus oppn proposes cash incentives for Covid vaccines
Canberra, Aug 3 (IANS) Australia's opposition on Tuesday proposed a cash incentive for citizens to get vaccinated against Covid-19 as the country's most populous city of Sydney continued its battle against the latest outbreak triggered by the Delta variant.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Mumbai logs sharpest hike in data centre capacity in Asia Pacific
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Mumbai has recorded sharpest increase in data centre capacity in the Asia Pacific region, adding 56MW in the first quarter this year, a report showed on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology
Peru's new govt unveils pro-integration foreign policy
Lima, Aug 3 (IANS) The new peruvian government's foreign policy will promote Latin American integration based on the principle of mutual respect and reciprocal benefit, Foreign Affairs Minister Hector Bejar said.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Sweden,Politics
IMAC announces closing of $200 mn IPO
New York, Aug 3 (IANS) International Media Acquisition Corp (IMAC) has announced the closing of its initial public offering of 20 million units.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
IMF approves largest SDR allocation in history
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) The International Monetary Fund's (IMF) board of governors has approved a new general allocation of Special Drawing Rights (SDR) equivalent to $650 billion, the largest ever in the organisation's history, in an effort to boost global liquidity amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Politics
Leander's trainer guides Brazilian doubles player to Olympic glory
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) Physiotherapist-cum-coach Sanjay Singh -- the man who has kept Leander Paes injury-free for over three decades and helped him to a whopping 18 Grand Slam titles and a bronze at the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games -- added another feather to his cap when he guided Brazil's Luisa Stefani to the women's doubles bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Good monsoons push up hydro generation, SJVNL clocks highest ever in July
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam (SJVN)'s Nathpa Jhakri Hydro Power Station has achieved highest ever monthly power generation, surpassing its previous record of 1213.10 Million Units to 1216.56 Million Units on July 31.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Afghan Prez blames US withdrawal for violence: Report
New Delhi/Kabul, Aug 3 (IANS) Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has blamed the speedy withdrawal of US-led troops for the worsening violence in his country, as government forces are strugglingto prevent provincial cities from falling to the Taliban amid a major escalation in fighting, a media report said.
2021-08-03
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security
Louisiana reinstates mask mandate amid Covid resurgence
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards has reinstated a statewide indoor mask mandate amid a resurgence of Covid-19 cases and hospitalisations.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United States,Politics
Why J&K turned its back on stone-pelters & militants seeking govt jobs
New Delhi, Aug 3: Confronted with an armed insurgency for 32 years, the Government of Jammu and Kashmir has finally closed its doors for the people indulging in subversive activities, including violent demonstrations and stone pelting, but seeking government employment and the Indian passports.
2021-08-03
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Andhra police arrest 11-member gang, seize 107 stolen two-wheelers
Chittoor, Aug 3 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh police on Tuesday arrested a gang of 11 members who stole 107 two-wheelers and a tractor across the four subdivisions of Chittoor district.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Amid QUAD, China looks to build its own concrete support group, reaches out to Germany, France
New Delhi, Aug 3: As the QUAD -- Quadrilateral Security Dialogue -- between the US, India, Japan and Australia gains momentum, China is attempting to build an 'Africa QUAD' along with Germany and France.
2021-08-03
Category: India, New Delhi,National
Aalisha Panwar on her role in 'Teri Meri Ikk Jindri'
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Actress Aalisha Panwar has been roped in for the show 'Teri Meri Ikk Jindri' to play the character of Jogi's (Adhvik Mahajan) childhood friend Avneet. She will be portraying a modern Punjabi girl full of confidence and passion.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Covid not linked to increased preterm births, stillbirths: Study
Toronto, Aug 3 (IANS) Canadian researchers have found no increase in preterm births or stillbirths during the first year of the pandemic, alleviating concerns about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on pregnancy.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Canada,Health/Medicine
CBI carries out surprise checks at CIMFR in Dhanbad
Dhanbad (Jharkhand), Aug 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) along with the vigilance department of the Central Institute of Mining and Fuel Research is conducting surprise checks at its offices here, sources privy to the development said on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Deepak Wadhwa to play 'no-nonsense' cop in 'Manohar Kahaniyan'
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Actor Deepak Wadhwa will be seen playing a police officer in an episode of 'Manohar Kahaniyan'. He is glad to be a part of an edge-of-the-seat suspense thriller and shared that stories of murder mysteries and the dark world get him excited.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Govt raises TMC MP's 'papri chat' remark in RS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The government on Tuesday raised the issue of comments made by opposition MP as Rajya Sabha was adjourned twice till 12 noon and then till 2 p.m.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Indian-American girl in Johns Hopkins' world's 'brightest' list
New York, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian-American schoolgirl Natasha Peri, 11, has been named in the worlds "brightest" students list based on results of above-grade-level testing of 19,000 students across 84 countries, according to Johns Hopkins Center For Talented Youth (CTY), a part of Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United States,Diaspora
Injured crocodile rescued by forest staff in UP
Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 3 (IANS) The forest department staff have managed to rescue a crocodile that had been caught and tied to a tree by residents of the Bhagain village in Bijnor district.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Pak actress Sajal Aly says 'Dhoop Ki Deewar' roots for unity between India, Pak
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Pakistani actress Sajal Aly who also appeared in the late Sridevi-starrer 'Mom' in the past, says her latest show 'Dhoop Ki Deewar' that released on an Indian OTT platform - celebrates peace and unity between India and Pakistan.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Boat operations suspended in Varanasi as Ganga rises
Varanasi, Aug 3 (IANS) With the Ganga River rising alarmingly in Varanasi, the district administration has banned all boat operations in the river from Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife
Allu Arjun's 'Pushpa: The Rise' to release this year on Christmas
Hyderabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Actor Allu Arjun's much awaited film 'Pushpa: The Rise' has been locked for a Christmas release this year.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
Mizoram faces shortage of medicines, writes to Centre on blockade
Aizawl, Aug 3 (IANS) The Mizoram Health Minister has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home and Health Ministers to intervene as the state has been facing severe crisis of medicines including life saving and Covid-19 related drugs due to the "economic blockade" on the National Highway-306.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Mizoram,National,Politics
Rajbhar meets UP BJP chief, triggers speculations
Lucknow, Aug 3 (IANS) In an unexpected turn of events, Om Prakash Rajbhar, former minister and president of the Suheldev Bhartiya Samaj Party (SBSP), met UP BJP chief Swatantra Dev Singh at the latter's residence on Tuesday morning, triggering fresh speculations of his return to the saffron fold.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Ellen Pompeo has no desire to act again
Los Angeles, Aug 3 (IANS) Actress Ellen Pompeo, who is known for her work in the show 'Grey's Anatomy', hasn't ruled out returning to acting one day, but she isn't "super excited" about continuing her acting career.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Unions in PSU general insurance sector to strike work on Wednesday
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) The Joint Forum of Trade Unions in the four public sector general insurance companies have decided to strike work on Wednesday protesting against the Central government's move to privatise one of the insurers.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Twitter shuts down its Instagram Stories-like 'Fleets' platform
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) Months afters being rolled out for all users, micro-blogging site Twitter is shutting down its Instagram Stories-like 'Fleets' feature from August 3.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
US orders 24 Russian diplomats to leave by Sep 3
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) Anatoly Antonov, Moscow's Ambassador to the US, said that Washington had asked 24 Russian diplomats to leave the country by September 3 due to visa expiration.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United States,Politics
Delhi records no death, 51 new Covid cases in 24 hrs
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Delhi reported 51 new Covid cases in the last 24 hours and no death has been recorded in the same time span. This is the third time in the last 15 days that the city has registered zero death from coronavirus, health officials said here on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
IANS Review: 'The Courier' - Riveting espionage drama set in Cold War era
Film: The Courier (2020; FilmNation Entertainment). Playing on Amazon Prime.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
From Shahabad Markanda to Tokyo - the journey of Indian women hockey players to Olympic glory
New Delhi, Aug 3: Drag-flicker Gurjit Kaur, who scored the solitary goal in the stunning quarterfinal victory over Australia on Monday, is among the eight debutants fielded by Indian women's hockey team at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United States,National
Yellen again urges Congress to raise debt limit
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has again urged Congress to raise the debt limit as soon as possible after the federal borrowing cap was reinstated after a two-year suspension.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United States,Politics
WH says CDC can't renew eviction ban for renters
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) The White House said that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) does not have the legal authority to renew an eviction ban to prevent millions of American renters of being forced from their homes during the re-surging of the coronavirus pandemic.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United States,Politics
Sakshi Tanwar says 'Dial 100' takes her back to her college days
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) There was a youngster in a college in Delhi with a dream to become an actor, who took part in a street play and that play was directed by a then aspiring actor. 30 years later, that youngster became a prominent actress - known for her work on television and OTT platforms - and now shares screen space with that aspiring actor who is now multiple National Award-winning actor Manoj Bajpayee.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Apple must face Apple Watch patent infringement lawsuit: US court
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) Tech giant Apple must face a patent infringement lawsuit alleging that it cribbed heart rate sensor technology for the Apple Watch, the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has ruled.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Olympics: Warholm first to go under 46 secs in men's 400m hurdles; wins gold (Ld)
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) Norway's Karsten Warholm on Tuesday became the first man in the world to break the 46-second barrier in 400m hurdles, as he clocked 45.94 seconds in the final to win the gold medal in the Tokyo Olympic Games.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Canon India launches new printers for small offices
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Canon India on Tuesday unveiled two new ink tank printers -- MAXIFY GX6070 and MAXIFY GX7070 -- for small and mid-size offices at Rs 47,348 and Rs 58,621, respectively.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Republican Senator Lindsey Graham tests Covid positive
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) US Republican Senator Lindsey Graham announced that he has tested positive for Covid-19 even after being fully vaccinated.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United States,Politics
Jimmy Sheirgill on his dream come true with 'Maachis'
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Actor Jimmy Sheirgill began his film career with filmmaker Gulzar's 'Maachis' in 1996. After that, there wasn't any looking back for the talented actor.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tunisian President sacks 2 Ministers
Tunis, Aug 3 (IANS) Tunisian President Kais Saied has dismissed two ministers in the government of Hichem Mechichi who was removed from the post of Prime Minister on July 25.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Tunisia,Opinion/Commentary,Politics
Idris Elba wants people to fall in love with cinema again
Los Angeles, Aug 3 (IANS) British star Idris Elba currently awaits the release of his upcoming film 'The Suicide Squad', which will hit theatres on August 5.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Hopes of faster economic rebound lift equities; Nifty crosses 16K-mark (Ld)
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Hopes of a faster economic rebound along with estimates of less severe third Covid wave lifted India's equity indices to fresh intraday record highs during Tuesday's afternoon session.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Taliban committed retaliatory killings of civilians, looted property in Kandahar's Spin Boldak
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Taliban, in violation of international humanitarian law, committed retaliatory killings of civilians and looted properties, including that of former and current government officials, in Kandahar province's Spin Boldak district.
2021-08-03
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Pinarayi Vijayan is shielding Minister Sivankutty: BJP
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 3 (IANS) Kerala BJP president K. Surendran on Tuesday said that it is the Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan who is defending and shielding his cabinet colleague and State Education Minister V. Sivankutty from resigning in the wake of the apex court ruling that he along with others involved in the assembly vandalism case have to face trial.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Kerala,National,Politics
Bruce Springsteen's daughter all set for Olympics debut in equestrian
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) American equestrian rider Jessica Rae Springsteen, daughter of legendary singer Bruce Springsteen, will make her Olympic debut for Team USA astride her 12-year-old stallion Don Juan van de Donkhoeve later on Tuesday as she aims for glory in sports after her illustrious father enthralled the world with hit albums like "Born in the USA" and "Darkness on the Edge of Town".
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Army helicopter crash: Both pilots safe (Ld)
Jammu, Aug 3 (IANS) Both pilots of the army helicopter that crashed on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district are safe, defence sources said.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Madurai admin bans retail sale of flowers, vegetables
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) The Madurai district collector has banned the retail sale of flowers, vegetables and fruits taking into account the possibility of a Covid-19 spread due to the festival season. Madurai district administration has already banned entry to temples including the famous Madurai Meenakshi Temple till August 8 to prevent crowding and a possible spread of the virus.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Flipkart's Shopsy targets 20X growth ahead of festive season
Bengaluru, Aug 3 (IANS) With an eye on the forthcoming festive season, Flipkart's Shopsy on Tuesday announced the launch of a zero-commission marketplace, through which the e-commerce platform will organise and bring smaller sellers across fashion, grocery and home categories, online.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Twitter now supports Apple, Google sign-in options
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) Micro-blogging site Twitter is now allowing users to sign in to the app with Google account or Apple ID, the company has announced.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
NASA's X-ray solar imager to probe Sun's Corona
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) Scientists at NASA have successfully launched a sophisticated X-ray solar imager on a suborbital flight via sounding rocket to gather new insight regarding how and why the Suns corona grows so much hotter than the actual surface of Earths parent star.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
'Will turn Afghanistan into ruins so that it can't compete with Pak'
New Delhi/Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) Abdullah Gul, son of former chief of Pakistan's
2021-08-03
Category: International, India,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
President Ram Nath Kovind arrives in Ooty
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) President of India, Ram Nath Kovind who is on a five-day visit to Tamil Nadu from August 2, has reached Ooty from Chennai. The President is attending a function at Defense staff College, Wellington, Ooty on August 4.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
SEBI bars Green Money Solution for unauthorised investment advisory
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has barred Green Money Solution (GMS) and its proprietor Arvind Patidar from the securities market for involving in investment advisory activities without being registered with the capital market regulator.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
LS adjourned twice amid oppn ruckus over snooping, farm laws
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The proceedings of the Lok Sabha on Tuesday were again adjourned till 2 p.m. due to opposition's protest and sloganeering over various issues including inflation, farm laws and Pegasus snooping controversy.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Jindal Global Law School appoints Ambassador Venu Rajamony as Professor
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Demonstrating its commitment to institutional excellence, O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) brings yet another eminent personality to its academic community. Ambassador Venu Rajamony will be joining Jindal Global Law School as Professor of Diplomatic Practice.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Olympics: Wrestler Sonam Malik bows out after opening-round loss
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian wrestler Sonam Malik's debut at the Tokyo Olympic Games ended with a first-round defeat to Mongoli's Khurelkhuugiin Bolortuyaa in the women's 62kg category.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports
4th US police officer who responded to Capitol riot commits suicide
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) A fourth US police officer who responded to the January 6 Capitol riots staged by by extremist supporters of former President Donald Trump, has committed suicide, Washington D.C.'s Metropolitan Police Department confirmed.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United States,Politics
Militants kill 2 BSF jawans in Tripura, loot arms
Agartala, Aug 3 (IANS) Outlawed extremists gunned down two Border Security Force (BSF) personnel including a sub-inspector rank official and looted their sophisticated arms in Tripura on Tuesday, police said.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Tripura,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Mere harassment won't amount to abetment of suicide: SC
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Supreme Court has said mere harassment without any positive action on the part of the accused does not amount to abetment of suicide under the Section 306 of the IPC.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Oppn insulting parliament & constitution by disrupting it: PM
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that opposition parties are insulting parliament and the constitution by disrupting it.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
US hits 70% Covid vaccination goal amid resurgence
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) Seventy per cent of US adults have had at least one shot of a Covid-19 vaccine amid an ongoing resurgence of new cases attributed to the highly transmissible Delta variant, according to data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
2021-08-03
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Norway's Warholm wins men's 400m hurdles with new world record
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) Norway's Karsten Warholm won the men's 400m hurdles final here on Tuesday at the Tokyo Olympics, slicing off a sensational .76 seconds off his own world record.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Army helicopter crashes in J&K's Kathua, no loss of life
Jammu, Aug 3 (IANS) An army helicopter crashed on Tuesday in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district and reports said there was no loss of life.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Crime/Disaster/Accident
DMK to woo PMK to consolidate position in north Tamil Nadu
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) The presence of PMK representatives during the centenary celebrations of the Tamil Nadu legislative assembly even as its coalition partner AIADMK boycotted the event, has raised a few eyebrows in the state. The recent meeting of the PMK legislative party leader G.K. Mani with Chief Minister, M.K. Stalin, and thanking him for the Government Order of 10.5 per cent reservation to Vanniyar community is also seen as a deft political move by the PMK which is a powerful political entity in north Tamil Nadu.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
It's celebration time in Savita Punia's native village in Rajasthan
Jaipur, Aug 3 (IANS) A village in Rajasthan's Hanumangarh district, where Indian women's hockey team goalkeeper Savita Punia's family resides, is on cloud 9 after the team defeated world champion Australia to enter the semi-finals in Tokyo.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Rajasthan,Sports,Hockey
UST to hire over 10K employees globally including in India
Bengaluru, Aug 3 (IANS) Digital transformation solutions company UST has announced plans to hire over 10,000 new employees this year across the globe including in India.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Rohit Ghai among top Michelin star chefs to dazzle Dubai Expo 2020
Dubai, Aug 3 (IANS) Rohit Ghai, one of the hottest Indian chefs on the planet, is all set to tickle the palate of millions at the Expo 2020 Dubai later this year when he brings his signature creations like Truffle Mushroom Khichudi, Masala Malabar Prawns and a whole lot more from 'Kutir', his acclaimed restaurant in Chelsea, London.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Diaspora
Mizoram blames Assam for continuing economic blockade
Kolasib, Aug 3 (IANS) Mizoram health minister R. Lalthangliana has blamed Assam for continuing the economic blockade of his state, despite the two chief ministers agreeing to resolve the border dispute peacefully.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Tigray conflict spills into Ethiopia's Afar, displaces 70K people: UN
United Nations, Aug 3 (IANS) The ongoing conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region has spilled over into neighbouring Afar, which has led to the displacement of about 70,000 people and created a deteriorating humanitarian situation, a UN spokesman said.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United States,Politics
Chunky Panday reveals songs he wants to be remade
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Actor Chunky Panday is moving ahead with the tide. He shared that he would love that the numbers he featured in get remade and that he gets to star in them as he says "songs make you live forever".
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
AAP petitions Goa Guv against CM's rape 'victim-shaming' comment
Panaji, Aug 3 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Goa on Tuesday petitioned Governor P.S. Sreedharan Pillai to complain against rape victim-shaming comments by Chief Minister Pramod Sawant during the recently concluded monsoon session of the state Legislative Assembly.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Planet Marathi OTT to launch 5 original web series in August
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Planet Marathi OTT has announced a list of five original web series with a power-packed star cast that will be released in August.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Ex-Kerala Minister Jaleel moves SC against HC verdict
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 3 (IANS) K.T. Jaleel, the Higher Education Minister in the first Pinarayi Vijayan government (2016-21) who had to quit on April 13 after the Lok Ayukta decision asking him to do so after it ruled that he has no moral right to continue in office as he has misused his powers and indulged in nepotism, has approached the apex court against both the Lok Ayukta and the subsequent Kerala High Court verdict.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Kerala,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Andhra announces Rs 30L cash reward to Sindhu
Amaravati, Aug 3 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh government announced a cash incentive of Rs 30 lakh to badminton superstar P.V. Sindhu, recognising her bronze medal winning feat in the ongoing Tokyo Olympics.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Sports,Badminton,Politics
'Oye Mamu!' first Hindi film to premiere on Book My Show app on Aug 6
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Comedy film 'Oye Mamu!' will be the first Hindi film to premiere on the Book My Show app, a TVOD (transactional video on demand) platform.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
We will see: SC on plea challenging Rakesh Asthana's appointment
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) A contempt petition has been moved in the Supreme Court making Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah and the Ministry of Home Affairs as respondents, while challenging the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as the Delhi Police Commissioner.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Rahul Gandhi rides bicycle to Parliament to protest fuel hike
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday rode a bicycle to the parliament in protest of rise in fuel prices particularly petrol which has crossed Rs 100 per litre mark in various parts of the country.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Israeli Defence Minister calls for 'action against Iran'
Tel Aviv, Aug 3 (IANS) Israeli Defence Minister Benny Gantz said that Tehran has been stepping up its aggression in the Middle East and called for "action against Iran" over its alleged attack on an oil tanker last week.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Israel,Politics
Rahat Kazmi on success of 'Lines', 'Lihaaf': Very motivating for independent filmmakers
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Director Rahat Kazmi may have had two back-to-back successes with his films 'Lines' and 'Lihaaf' releasing on OTT within a week. But he has no time to stop, even as his films have received a warm response from critics and audiences alike.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
With six days still to go, China betters Rio Olympics gold tally
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) China pocketed five gold medals in weightlifting, cycling track, gymnastics and shooting at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday, its biggest haul of gold medals in a single day so far in Tokyo.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Covid pandemic may have raised older adults' risk of falling
New York, Aug 3 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic may have increased older adults' risk of falling and injuring themselves, due to changes in physical activity, conditioning and mobility, a new US national poll suggests.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech,Health/Medicine
'Bhagya Lakshmi' actress Aishwarya Khare: People like Lakshmi exist in reality
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Aishwarya Khare, lead actress of the upcoming daily soap 'Bhagya Lakshmi', says her screen character Lakshmi personifies selflessness and such people exist in the world even today!
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation polls after monsoon: SEC
Gandhinagar, Aug 3 (IANS) The Gujarat State Election Commission (SEC) has decided to hold elections of the Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation, Okha municipality and Tharad municipality after the monsoon season is over in the state.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Fuel prices remain static for 17 consecutive days
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The oil marketing companies (OMC) continued to pause fuel price revision for the seventeenth consecutive day on Tuesday, the longest period in weeks, as wait and watch continues amidst fluctuating global crude prices.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Olympics: Gold dream ends, India men's hockey team to play for bronze (2nd lead)
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) India's dream of winning a gold medal in the Olympic Games men's hockey competition after a gap of 41 years was crushed when they went down 2-5 against world champions Belgium in the semifinals here on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Ravi Bhatia: Overwhelmed to be compared with Amitabh, Shahrukh's 'Don' films
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Actor Ravi Bhatia who plays a don in web series 'Shukla the Tiger' is overwhelmed on being compared with superstars Amitabh Bachchan and Shahrukh Khan's 'Don' movies.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
80% of people in Gaza live in complete darkness: Red Cross
Gaza, Aug 3 (IANS) A study published by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has revealed that about 80 per cent of the population in the Gaza Strip live in "complete darkness" amid a severe power shortage.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,International
Govt intends to get 'Tribunals Reforms Bill, 2021 passed in LS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The government intends to get the Tribunals Reforms Bill, 2021 passed in the lower house despite continuous disruptions by the opposition parties.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Raju Srivastava to be back on screen with solo show
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Famous comedian Raju Srivastava is back on the screen with his solo show 'Hanste Raho With Raju Srivastava'.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Ambulance stuck during President's visit, injured carried on stretcher
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) After the main road in Rajiv Gandhi Salai and its arterial roads were blocked for the visit of President, Ram Nath Kovind, an injured worker was carried on stretcher by paramedics and motorists. The ambulance in which he was taken from the TIDEL park site where he suffered the injury to the VHS hospital which is a kilometer away, could not overcome the roadblock due to piling up of vehicles.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Libya, Italy vow to enhance bilateral ties
Tripoli, Aug 3 (IANS) Libya's head of the Presidency Council Mohamed Menfi stressed the importance of the partnership with Italy, and the enhancement the bilateral relations in the fields of investment, trade and economic exchange.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Monica Dogra is femme fatale in upcoming drama 'Cartel'
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Actress Monica Dogra, who is turning heads with her back-to-back unconventional character choices, will be a part of the action drama, 'Cartel'. Monica will be seen playing Maya, Abhay's (played by Rithvik Dhanjani) love interest.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
WhiteHat Jr coding enters schools in India, to reach 10L students
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Leading online learning platform WhiteHat Jr on Tuesday announced to bring its flagship coding curriculum to schoolchildren in the country, adding that it has signed up 500 schools across the country, representing more than 1.25 lakh students, who will learn coding via a physical-digital blended coding curriculum.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology,Human Interest/Society,Education
Indian hockey team played extremely well: Punjab CM
Chandigarh, Aug 3 (IANS) After India lost to Belgium in the Olympics men's hockey semi-final, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday said the Indian hockey team played extremely well and wished the team the very best for the next match.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Hockey,Politics
Hamas re-elects Haniyeh as politburo chief for new term
Gaza, Aug 3 (IANS) The Palestinian Islamic Hamas Movement announced that Ismail Haniyeh has been re-elected as its politburo chief for a new four-year term.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Palestinian Territory, Occupied,Politics
Pak terrorist killed in Kashmir encounter
Srinagar, Aug 3 (IANS) One Pakistani terrorist was killed in a gunfight between the terrorists and security forces in the Chandaji area of Bandipora district in Kashmir on Tuesday, officials said.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Show of unity by oppn at Rahul Gandhi's breakfast meet
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) In a show of unity, 15 opposition parties attended the breakfast meeting hosted by Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday at Constitution Club. They discussed the current political situation after the Pegasus snooping project was revealed.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
UK summons Iranian envoy following oil tanker attack
London, Aug 3 (IANS) The UK's Foreign, Commonwealth & Development Office (FCDO) has summoned Iran's ambassador after a drone attack allegedly carried out by Tehran on an Israeli-owned oil tanker in the northern Indian Ocean.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Sensex, Nifty hit new record highs
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) The key Indian equity indices touched fresh all-time high levels on Tuesday morning.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Ireland Covid inoculation program to include 12-15 yr-olds
Dublin, Aug 3 (IANS) Ireland is preparing to include 12- to 15-year-olds in its Covid-19 vaccination campaign from this month onwards, a senior public health official said here.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Ireland,Health/Medicine
Wildfires raging in Italy, prompt evacuations
Rome, Aug 3 (IANS) Wildfires are raging in southern and central Italy amid sweltering temperatures and hot winds, prompting authorities to issue evacuation orders, the National Fire Corps said.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Italy,Environment/Wildlife
Faculty member booked for murder of Gorakhpur girl
Gorakhpur (UP), Aug 3 (IANS) The Gorakhpur police have registered a case of murder against the head of the department of the Deen Dayal Upadhyaya University, two days after the body of a girl student of home science department was found hanging in a storeroom on the campus.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India sees dip in Covid infections, logs 30,549 new cases
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) India on Tuesday reported decline in new daily Covid-19 cases. In the last 24 hours, a total of 30,548 fresh Covid-19 cases with 422 deaths were registered across the nation, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare data showed.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
upGrad acquires global edtech firm KnowledgeHut
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Edtech platform upGrad on Tuesday said it has acquired global firm KnowledgeHut for an undisclosed sum.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology,Education
Olympics: Javelin thrower Annu Rani finishes 14th in her group, fails to advance
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian women's javelin thrower Annu Rani finished a dismal 14th with a best of 54.04 metres in her group, which was not enough to secure her a place in the top-12 across two groups.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Girl gets lewd messages in study group, UP Police provides security
Lucknow, Aug 3 (IANS) A Class 8 student and her family have been provided security after the girl started receiving lewd messages on her personal number. She is a member of a WhatsApp study group and is being stalked by an intruder.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Education
Over 1,000 illegal migrants rescued off Libyan coast last week
Tripoli, Aug 3 (IANS) The International Organization for Migration (IOM) said that more than 1,000 illegal migrants were rescued off the Libyan coast and returned to the country in the past week.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya,Politics
Pak policeman guarding anti-polio workers shot dead
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) A policeman who was assigned to guard polio vaccination workers in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) province, was shot dead by unidentified gunmen, according to officials.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Amazon, Microsoft, Google grab 63% of $42 bn Cloud infra market
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The enterprise spending on cloud infrastructure services reached $42 billion in the second quarter (Q2), increased by $2.7 billion from the previous quarter and up 39 per cent from the second quarter of 2020, according to a new report.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Covid herd immunity in France possible by autumn: Official
Paris, Aug 3 (IANS) Alain Fischer, coordinator of France's Covid-19 vaccination campaign, said that the country could reach herd immunity against the virus by this autumn, calling on the still reluctant segments of the population to get vaccinated to help cope with highly transmissible Delta variant.
2021-08-03
Category: International, France,Politics
Delta variant predominant in Covid cases of TN
Chennai, Aug 3 (IANS) With the Covid-19 cases in Tamil Nadu showing fluctuations with increases in some days and fall in other days, a study on the samples of positive patients have found that the Delta variant is dominant in the majority of samples.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Twitter aims to spot, elevate credible information on its platform
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) In a bid to sanitise its platform, Twitter has collaborated with The Associated Press (AP) and Reuters, as it aims to expand its efforts to identify and elevate credible information on the micro-blogging platform.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Human Interest/Society
Florida becomeing new Covid epicentre in US
Miami, Aug 3 (IANS) The US state of Florida is becoming the new epicentre of the Covid-19 pandemic in the country as new cases have been surging recently, according to media reports.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Olympics: India lose to Belgium 2-5 in men's hockey semis
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) India's brilliant run in the Tokyo Olympics men's hockey tournament came to an end with a 2-5 defeat to world champions Belgium in the semifinals here on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports
7 held for killing 38 monkeys in Karnataka's Hassan
Hassan, (Karnataka), Aug 3 (IANS) The forest department and police have arrested seven persons, including a woman in connection with the killing of 38 monkeys in the Hassan district.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Google unveils new tools to boost communication on Chromebooks
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Google has announced several new features that make connecting and communicating on video chat or through text on Chromebooks much easier.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Facebook asks US employees to wear masks at offices
San Francisco, Aug 3 (IANS) Facebook has asked all its employees in the US to wear masks at offices as the country witnesses a surge in covid cases.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Health/Medicine
Terrorist killed in Kashmir encounter (Ld)
Srinagar, Aug 3 (IANS) One unidentified terrorist was killed in an encounter with the security forces in the Chandaji area of Bandipora district in Kashmir on Tuesday, officials said.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Excited at the prospect of playing in middle-order: Aussie skipper Wade
Mirpur (Bangladesh), Aug 3 (IANS) Australia's stand-in skipper Matthew Wade has said ahead of the opening T20 International against Bangladesh at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium later on Tuesday that it is an exciting prospect for him to "go back into the middle order" and that the task "doesn't faze me too much".
2021-08-03
Category: India, Punjab,Sports,Cricket
Suspension notice in RS on Assam-Mizoram border dispute
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Congress MP from Assam Ripun Bora on Tuesday gave a suspension notice under rule 267 in the Rajya Sabha to discuss the border dispute between Assam and Mizoram.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nikol Pashinyan re-appointed as Armenian PM
Yerevan, Aug 3 (IANS) Nikol Pashinyan has been re-appointed as Armenia's Prime Minister by President Armen Sarkissian, according to local media Armenpress.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Armenia,Politics
Minor gangraped in UP district, 1 arrested
Sambhal (UP), Aug 3 (IANS) A 14-year-old girl, who had gone to a field to relieve herself, was allegedly gangraped by two youths in Uttar Pradesh's Sambhal district.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bundelkhand to get 10K ponds to resolve water crisis
Lucknow, Aug 3 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has planned to build 10,000 farm ponds at the cost of Rs 100 crore in the current financial year (2021-22) in Bundelkhand to resolve the water crisis in the region.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
Aligarh to get flatted factory soon
Aligarh, Aug 3 (IANS) Aligarh will soon get a flatted factory, a multi-storeyed building in which multiple non-polluting units can operate.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Business/Economy
UP records 25 new Covid cases in 24 hours
Lucknow, Aug 3 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has recorded just 25 new Covid cases across 17 districts in the past 24 hours.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Indonesia extends restrictions till Aug 9
Jakarta, Aug 3 (IANS) The Indonesian government has decided to extend restrictions on community activities, known locally as PPKM, across several regions until August 9 as the country is still fighting the second wave of the covid-19 pandemic that has overwhelmed hospitals.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
UP Police rescue elderly couple from son, daughter-in-law
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 3 (IANS) In a heartwarming gesture, Kanpur Police Commissioner Asim Kumar Arun went out of his way to help an elderly couple, who had been allegedly assaulted by their son and daughter-in-law and thrown out of their house in the Chakeri area of the city.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Pak soldier killed in military post attack
Islamabad, Aug 3 (IANS) A soldier was killed as terrorists attacked a military post in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, an army statement said.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Amethi man held for raping minor, forcing to convert
Amethi (Uttar Pradesh), Aug 3 (IANS) The Amethi Police have arrested an alleged accused for the rape of a minor and under the provisions of anti-conversion law. The alleged accused also tried to force the girl to abort her pregnancy.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Olympics: India lose to Belgium 2-5 in men's hockey semifinals
Tokyo, Aug 3 (IANS) India's brilliant run in the Tokyo Olympics men's hockey tournament came to an end with a 2-5 defeat to world champions Belgium in the semifinals here on Tuesday.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Barca confident Messi will sign new contract with the club
Madrid, Aug 3 (IANS) FC Barcelona president Joan Laporta has insisted that he is confident Lionel Messi will sign a new contract with the club.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Turkey continues to battle raging wildfires in coastal resorts
Ankara, Aug 3 (IANS) Turkey has continued to battle raging wildfires that erupted last week in the southern and southwestern coastal resort towns, with seven of the blazes still active, officials announced.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Turkey,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Gunfight breaks out in J&K's Bandipora
Srinagar, Aug 3 (IANS) An encounter started between the terrorists and security forces at Chandaji area of Bandipora district in Kashmir on Tuesday, officials said.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Terrorism
Manish Wadhwa opens up on his role in 'Chhatrasal' and OTT's relevance
Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Actor Manish Wadhwa recently made his web debut with "Chhatrasal". He shot the series two years ago, which is now finally streaming. The actor is happy and hopeful that this project will initiate ways for him to get more work on the web.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Global Covid-19 caseload tops 198.8 mn
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) The overall global Covid-19 caseload has topped 198.8 million, while the deaths have surged to more than 4.23 million and vaccinations soared to over 4.14 billion, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
UK reports another 21,952 coronavirus cases
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Britain has reported another 21,952 coronavirus cases in the latest 24-hour period, bringing the total number of coronavirus cases in the country to 5,902,354, according to official figures released Monday.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Tanzania to supply refugee camps with Covid-19 vaccines: Official
Dar Es Salaam, Aug 3 (IANS) The government of Tanzania is planning to supply refugee camps in Kigoma, Tabora and Katavi regions with Covid-19 vaccines, a senior official said on Monday.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Tanzania,Health/Medicine
HC asks UP govt to reply to Kafeel Khan's petition
Prayagraj (UP), Aug 3 (IANS) The Allahabad High Court has directed the Uttar Pradesh government counsel to seek instructions from the state government on a writ petition filed by Dr Kafeel Ahmad Khan, challenging his suspension from BRD Medical College, Gorakhpur.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine,Politics
Pakistan has to take 'credible, verifiable' action on terror: Tirumurti
United Nations, Aug 3 (IANS) India's Permanent Representative T.S. Tirumurti has said that Pakistan has to take verifiable steps to ensure that any territory under its control is not used by terrorists if there is to be neighbourly relations between the two countries.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Bangladesh reports highest single-day dengue cases so far this year
Dhaka, Aug 3 (IANS) A total of 287 people were hospitalised for the mosquito-borne dengue fever in Bangladesh in the past 24 hours as of 8:00 a.m. local time Monday, the highest number in a single day so far this year, the Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) said.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Bangladesh,Health/Medicine
Singapore reports 111 new Covid-19 cases
Singapore, Aug 3 (IANS) Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) reported 111 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, bringing the total tally in the country to 65,213.
2021-08-03
Category: International, Singapore,Politics
Youth beaten to death for molesting girl in Gurugram
Gurugram, Aug 3 (IANS) A youth was allegedly beaten to death after he allegedly tried to molest a girl at a private Badminton Academy located in Sector-37 area in Gurugram on Monday evening, the police said.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid-19 in US going to get worse: Fauci
Washington, Aug 3 (IANS) As the more contagious Delta variant of the novel coronavirus is spreading across the US, Anthony Fauci, White House chief medical advisor, has warned that "things are going to get worse."
2021-08-03
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
As it leads UNSC, India will keep spotlight on terrorism: Tirumurti
United Nations, Aug 3 (IANS) India will keep the spotlight on terrorism during its presidency of the Security Council and make a renewed push for international efforts to combat the scourge in all its manifestations, according to India's Permanent Representative T.S. Tirumurti said.
2021-08-03
Category: International, United States,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
DCW takes cognizance after 5 youths post obscene remarks against women
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) has taken cognizance of obscene remarks made on the social media allegedly by five youths against women belonging to another community. The women rights body has issued a notice to the Delhi Police Cyber Cell and demanded immediate arrest of the accused persons.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
MHA restricts Delhi govt's proposal to increase MLAs' salary, other wages
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Ministry of Home Affairs has restricted Delhi governments proposal to increase the salary of the Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) of Delhi, sources told IANS.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Despite knowledge, people falling prey to cybercrime frauds in K'taka: DCP Isha Panth
Bengaluru, Aug 3 (IANS) Despite several awareness campaigns by the police department and victims knowing very well what is happening, cybercrime fraudsters can influence the victims to gain trust and then cheat them in Bengaluru.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Karnataka CM meets Nadda, discuss cabinet expansion
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Newly-appointed Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday met BJP chief J.P. Nadda to discuss cabinet expansion in the state.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Nitish Kumar will complete full tenure, says Kushwaha
Patna, Aug 3 (IANS) Amid spats between Bihar's ruling allies JD-U and the BJP, JD-U parliamentary board President Upendra Kushwaha on Monday said that no one has capacity to remove Chief Minister Nitish Kumar from his post.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
Four, including priest, held for rape & murder of 9-yr-old in Delhi
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Delhi Police have arrested four persons on charges of raping and killing a nine-year-old girl and then cremating the body at a village crematorium near Delhi Cantonment on Sunday evening, the police said on Monday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Scientific collab should bring ease of living for common man'
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The ultimate goal of all scientific innovations should be that it reaches every household like happened in case of space technology and the global scientific collaboration should be for bringing 'ease of living' to the common man, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology Jitendra Singh said on Monday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics,Technology
No study on climate change's role in increasing cloudbursts: Govt
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The government is "seized of the matter" related to frequent cloudbursts in the hilly regions of the country due to climate change effect, but there is no established study for India estimating its quantified contribution in triggering such phenomenon, the Parliament was told on Monday.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics,Science/Tech
Police Commemoration Day 2021 to be dedicated to 'Covid warriors'
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) This year, the Police Commemoration Day will be dedicated to all 'Corona Warriors' from among the security personnel (including state police), who made the supreme sacrifice in the line of Covid-19 duty across the country, said a senior government official.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics,Defence/Security
PNB's YoY Q1FY21 net profit up 232%
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) State-run Punjab National Bank on Monday reported a year-on-year rise of 232.1 per cent in its net profit for Q1FY21.
2021-08-03
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
118 new Covid cases, 73 recoveries, 2 deaths in J&K
Srinagar, Aug 2 (IANS) New Covid cases again stood ahead of recoveries in J&K on Monday where 118 new cases, 73 recoveries and 2 deaths were reported during the last 24 hours.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
New projects in Himalayas as per provisions of EIA 2006: Minister
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Ashwini Kumar Choubey, told the Rajya Sabha on Monday that as per the provisions of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification 2006, new projects/activities or the expansion/modernisation of existing projects/activities, listed in the schedule to the notification, require prior environmental clearance from the Central government or from the state-level environment impact assessment authority after taking into consideration the EIA report, environmental management plan, disaster management plan and public consultation.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
878 second year PU students reject marks in K'taka
Bengaluru, Aug 2 (IANS) As many as 878 students have rejected their second-year Pre-University (II PUC) results and submitted applications to re-appear in the annual exams scheduled to be held on August 19.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education
Ramadoss seeks arrest of Lankan Navy personnel who opened fire on Indian fishermen
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) Pattali Makkal Katchi (PMK) leader and former Union minister Anbumani Ramadoss has demanded the arrest of Sri Lankan Navy personnel who opened fire on Indian fishermen.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Google debuts its own chip on upcoming Pixel 6 smartphones
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Google on Monday announced it has developed its own custom-built chip to power the next generation of Pixel 6 smartphones that will arrive in the market later this year.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
B'luru: Civic body, police join hands to combat Covid
Bengaluru, Aug 2 (IANS) Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) Administrator Rakesh Singh said on Monday that to effectively control the spread of Covid-19, the BBMP officials must work in coordination with the police in order to raise awareness among people on the need to follow Covid rules in the city.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Protests against Vizag steel plant privatisation in Delhi now
Visakhapatnam/New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) With the Centre virtually ruling out any relook at the decision to privatise the Vizag Steel Plant (VSP), opponents of the move now took their protests to the heart of the national capital.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Freight services resume on restored India-B'desh rail link
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Almost eight months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladeshi counterpart Sheikh Hasina reopened the Haldibari-Chilahati rail link, both the countries have started regular operation of freight trains through the restored rail route after a span of more than 50 years, officials said on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Human Interest/Society,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
Leopard rescued from chicken coop, released into forest
Guwahati, Aug 2 (IANS) A 12-year-old leopard, which on Monday got stuck in a chicken cage at Sonari village in eastern Assam's Sivasagar district, was rescued by the forest officials and released into the forest, officials said.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Assam,National,Environment/Wildlife
India's Princepal picked by Sacramento Kings for California league
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) India's top basketball player Princepal Singh has been included in NBA's Sacramento Kings' roster for the California Classic Summer League.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Other Sports
President Kovind unveils Karunanidhi's portrait in TN Assembly
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday unveiled the portrait of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi in the state Assembly on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
For this Mizo girl, hockey was the only way to a decent future
Kolasib (Mizoram), Aug 2 (IANS) Her parents are poor 'jhum (slash-and-burn) cultivators, living hand-to-mouth.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Hockey
Olympics equestrian: Mirza finishes creditable 23rd in eventing
Tokyo, Aug 2 (IANS) India's Fouaad Mirza made an impressive debut in the Olympics, finishing 23rd overall in the individual eventing discipline of equestrian competitions at Tokyo on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Will continue to work as MP: Babul Supriyo after meeting Nadda
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Former Union minister Babul Supriyo, who had recently announced quitting politics, said on Monday that he will continue to work as an MP.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Scores of thermal power plants not complying with emission norms
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Out of the 442 Thermal Power Plants (TTPs), 355 units are complying with particulate matter -- PM norms, 256 units are complying with NOx norm and 68 units are complying with SO2 emission norms, according to revised standards of 2015, the Rajya Sabha was told on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Andhra Pradesh records 1,546 more Covid cases, 15 deaths
Amaravati, Aug 2 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh on Monday registered 1,546 new Covid cases, taking the state's overall tally beyond 19.7 lakh, even as its active caseload dropped to 20,582.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi govt issues new guidelines for spa, massage centres
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Delhi government on Monday issued new guidelines for operation of spa and massage centres in the city with strict measures to ensure prevention of sexual abuse and trafficking and to ensure the security of patrons as well as employees.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Olympics schedule: Watch out for Indian men's hockey team, wrestler Sonam Malik
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) If you've been following the Olympic action, here's what you should be watching on TV from the early hours of Tuesday, August 3.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Bihar BJP minister's remarks rekindles spat
Patna, Aug 2 (IANS) Friction between NDA alliance partners in Bihar on Monday resurfaced after a BJP minister's remarks on coalition governments.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
US airstrikes hit Taliban in Helmand, 40 killed
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The US army on Monday conducted aerial strikes against the Taliban in Lashkargah, the capital of Helmand Province in Afghanistan, killing around 40 Taliban fighters, sources said.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Netmarble to acquire game company SpinX Games for $2.1 bn
Seoul, Aug 2 (IANS) South Korean game developer Netmarble said on Monday it plans to acquire Hong-Kong based social casino game company SpinX Games in a deal estimated at $2.1 billion.
2021-08-02
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
India's Tirumurti presides over UNSC meeting
United Nations, Aug 2 (IANS) India's Permanent Representative T.S. Tirumurti started his leadership of the Security Council on Monday, presiding over sessions setting the agenda for the month and adopting a consensus statement on the ending of the joint UN and African Union operation in Darfur.
2021-08-02
Category: International, United States,Diplomacy,Defence/Security
Whatever I have achieved today, I owe it to my parents: Yagya Bhasin
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Age is just about the numbers and this holds true for child artiste Yagya Bhasin who has been featured in many television shows, including "Krishna Chali London" and the recent "Yeh Hai Chahatein".
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tail-enders remain a concern for India despite hard yards in nets
Nottingham, Aug 2 (IANS) With Indian top-order batting brittle, the onus will be on the lower-order including their bowlers to provide some crucial runs in the five-Test series in England that begins at the Trent Bridge on Wednesday.
2021-08-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Olympics hockey: India only country with teams in men's, women's semis
Tokyo, Aug 2 (IANS) Defending champions Great Britain, who scored a 2-0 shoot-out victory against Spain in the quarterfinals on Monday, have set up a semifinal clash against the Netherlands. It would be a repeat of the 2016 Olympics final in which the British emerged winners to bag their first gold in women's hockey at the Olympics.
2021-08-02
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Hockey
India hosts international conference on clouds and precipitation
Pune/New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Cloud seeding is being considered in many countries but science-based guidelines are needed for effective planning and ensuring best use of resources, Earth Sciences and Science and Technology Secretary, Prof Ashutosh Sharma said on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Environment/Wildlife,Science/Tech
Af Prez Ghani's time has run out: Taliban
Kabul/New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Taliban said on Monday that Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghanis "time has run out".
2021-08-02
Category: International, Israel,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Border row: 2 Assam Ministers to go Mizoram Aug 5 for talks
Guwahati/Aizawl, Aug 2 (IANS) In a bid to resolve the inter-state border row, Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday night said that he will send two senior Ministers to Aizawl on August 5 for "a meaningful dialogue" with the Mizoram government.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
IAF rescues people stranded in flood in Bengal
Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) on the request of the West Bengal government on Monday rescued 31 people including women and children who were trapped in flood at different villages in Khanakul.
2021-08-02
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Gautam Rode opens up on recovery after back surgery
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Popular television actor Gautam Rode underwent a back surgery last week and is recuperating now.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Like Bengal, Trinamool will rout BJP in Tripura: Abhishek Banerjee
Agartala, Aug 2 (IANS) Trinamool Congress will come to power in Tripura in 2023 Assembly polls as it is the only organisation capable of defeating the BJP, which has been proved in the recent Bengal polls, the partys national General Secretary Abhishek Banerjee here said on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Tripura,National,Politics
Mizoram Guv meets Shah, discusses security situation
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Amid the Mizoram-Assam border row, Mizoram Governor Hari Babu Kambhampati on Monday met Union Home Minister Amit Shah in the national capital and discussed the prevailing security situation in the bordering areas with Assam.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
SJVN achieves highest-ever power generation
Shimla, Aug 2 (IANS) Power public sector SJVN's Nathpa-Jhakri hydro power station in Himachal Pradesh has achieved the highest monthly power generation, at 1,216.565 million units on July 31, surpassing its previous record of 1,213.101 million units, it was announced on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,Business/Economy
'The Legend of Hanuman Season 2' to release digitally on Aug 6
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) The second season of mythological animation series "The Legend of Hanuman" is all set to release on digital platforms with actor Sharad Kelkar as the narrator.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
300 stray dogs poisoned in Andhra village, activists fume
Eluru (Andhra Pradesh), Aug 2 (IANS) The killing, allegedly by poisoning, of more than 300 stray dogs by a village panchayat in Andhra Pradesh's West Godavari district has sent local animal rights activists into a fury.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Environment/Wildlife
Deepak Wadhwa talks about bonding with the cast of 'Kuch Rang Pyar Ke...'
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Actor Deepak Wadhwa is going to join the star cast of "Kuch Rang Pyaar Ke Aise Bhi - Nayi Kahaani".
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Sisodia meets Delhi traders on GST issue
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Monday held a meeting with the representatives of trade unions of different markets, three days after the AAP government passed the Goods and Service Tax (GST) (Amendment) Bill.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Congolese man's death in police custody sparks violence in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, Aug 2 (IANS) A Congolese man's death in police custody sparked violence in Bengaluru on Monday, leaving several policemen injured, police said.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Some curbs go, Mumbai local trains bar commoner for 17th month
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Partially easing the lockdown restrictions, the Maharashtra government has permitted a few additional activities in 22 districts, but the remaining 14 continue under Level-3 curbs as before, including the Mumbai suburban trains which remain out of bounds for common commuters for the 17th consecutive month, an official announcement said here on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Swelling Yamuna a relief for Taj Mahal
Agra, Aug 2 (IANS) With copious rains in the hills, the dry and polluted river Yamuna has sprung back to life drawing thousands of cheering people to its banks.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National
India in England: Root, Rahane back Stokes's decision to pull out
Nottingham, Aug 2 (IANS) Ben Stokes has received support from both English and Indian players for his decision to pull out of the Test series against India which begins on Wednesday here at the Trent Bridge.
2021-08-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
IFFCO MD's sons Anupam, Amol, others under ED scanner
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) THe Enforcement Directorate (ED) is probing the roles of Amol Awasthi and Anupam Awasthi, both NRI sons of US Awasthi, MD and CEO IFFCO, and Vivek Gahlaut -- also an NRI, and son of Parvinder Singh Gahlaut, MD of the Indian Potash Limited (IPL), in connection with its money laundering probe into the fertilizer scam.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
India's July exports rise by over 47% YoY
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) India's merchandise exports in July 2021 rose to $35.17 billion, higher by 47.91 per cent on a year-on-year basis, preliminary official data showed on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
WB Board passes all students in its review of Class 12 results
Kolkata, Aug 2 (IANS) In a bizarre development, the West Bengal Council for Higher Secondary Education (WBCHSE) has allowed all the students who had failed to qualify in the Higher Secondary (Class 12) examination.
2021-08-02
Category: India, West Bengal,National,Education,Politics
Indian Navy task force in South China Sea, Western Pacific for 2 months
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) A Task Force of the Indian Navy's Eastern Fleet will proceed on over two month overseas deployment to Southeast Asia, the South China Sea, and the Western Pacific from early August.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Pegasus row: Scribes say spying violated their rights, SC to hear pleas Aug 5
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Five journalists have moved the Supreme Court, contending the unauthorised use of surveillance by government agencies have violated their fundamental rights and they are directly affected by the use of Pegasus spyware.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Media,Politics
FSSAI urged to scrap food fortification plan
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Alliance for Sustainable and Holistic Agriculture (ASHA) - Kisan Swaraj has written to the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) to abort the plan to make synthetic/chemical fortification of foods mandatory in India.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Ambuja plans Rs 310 cr production expansion at Ropar plant
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Cement major Ambuja on Monday said that it plans to expand the production capacity of its plant in Punjab's Ropar with an estimated investment of Rs 310 crore over the next two years.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
New Zealand indicates joining US-led group to guard itself from China-sponsored harmful activities
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Hackers from China are often accused of cyberattacks on government websites and vital installations, especially when there is a diplomatic row or clash.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Can't detain person on possible apprehension of breach of law, order: SC
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday observed that a possible apprehension of breach of law and order cannot become a ground to detain a person under a preventive detention law, as it rejected the contention that a liberal meaning must be given to the expression "public order" in the context of such a statute.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Olympics: Kamalpreet finishes sixth in discus throw, Valarie Allman wins gold
Tokyo, Aug 2 (IANS) Indian discus thrower Kamalpreet Kaur has finished a commendable sixth in the final of the women's discus throw final at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday. Kamalpreet, on her Olympics debut, had a throw of 63.70m to be placed sixth.
2021-08-02
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Athletics
Olympics hockey: India have nothing to lose against Belgium
Tokyo, Aug 2 (IANS) After the Super Sunday when the men's hockey team made the medal round for the first time since 1980 came Magic Monday when the women's team made history by reaching the semifinals of the Olympic Games hockey tournament for the first time.
2021-08-02
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Overwhelmed by Bigg Boss Season 3 Malayalam win: Manikuttan
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 2 (IANS) Malayalam film actor Manikuttan, who emerged victorious in the Big Boss Season 3 Malayalam, said he was overwhelmed by his victory and thanked the people who voted for him.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Kerala,Cinema/Showbiz,Southern Cinema
UP Assembly session from August 17
Lucknow, Aug 2 (IANS) The Monsoon Session of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly will start from August 17.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
Shiv Sena men yank off new Adani hoarding at Mumbai Airport (Ld)
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) A group of angry, sloganeering Shiv Sainiks went on rampage to vandalise and tear down a brand new hoarding erected by the Adani Airport Holding Ltd (AAHL) outside the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) here on Monday afternoon.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
India's July YoY exports rise by over 47%
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) India's merchandise exports in July 2021 rose to $35.17 billion, higher by 47.91 per cent on a year-on-year basis, preliminary official data showed on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Indian Navy task force to deploy in South China Sea, Western Pacific
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) A Task Force of the Indian Navy's Eastern Fleet will proceed on over two monyhs overseas deployment to Southeast Asia, the South China Sea, and the Western Pacific from early August 2021.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy
Hat-trick of series losses: India in England over the last decade
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Indian team will look to halt a run of three successive away series defeats against England when they take on the Joe Root-led side in the five-match series that begins on August 4 (Wednesday) at Trent Bridge in Nottingham. Here is a look at India's series losses that began a decade back after the 1-0 series success in 2007.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Japan reports 8,393 new Covid infections
Tokyo, Aug 2 (IANS) Japan reported 8,393 new Covid-19 cases on Monday, nearly double the figure confirmed on the same day in the previous week, as infections continued to surge in and around Tokyo where the Olympics are being held.
2021-08-02
Category: International, Japan,Health/Medicine
Covid-19 virus leaked from China's Wuhan lab: US Republican report
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) The Covid-19 pandemic emerged from a genetically modified virus which leaked from the infamous Wuhan Institute of Virology (WIV), according to an investigation by the US House of Representatives Republicans into the origins of Covid-19, released on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Western Pakistan jittery over Afghan militant threats
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The UN Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA) has come up with a report on Afghanistan which indicates highest civilian casualty numbers over any two-month period since the records began in 2009.
2021-08-02
Category: International, India,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Cinema/Showbiz,Terrorism
Olympics: Denmark's Axelsen wins men's singles badminton gold
Tokyo, Aug 2 (IANS) Denmark's world No. 2 Victor Axelsen outclassed China's defending champion Chen Long 21-15, 21-12 in the men's singles badminton final to claim the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics here on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Prioritise inoculating teachers: Jagan
Amaravati, Aug 2 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Monday directed officials to give top priority to teachers in the vaccination programme as schools are set to reopen on August 16.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,Politics
Mahindra Auto's July YoY PV sales up 91%
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Automobile major Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M) on Monday reported a growth of 91 per cent in passenger vehicle sales in July 2021.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
India's economic prospects appear promising: Maruti CEO
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) India is navigating through tough times, however, its economic prospects appear to be promising over the medium term, Maruti Suzuki India Managing Director and CEO Kenichi Ayukawa said.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Essar Oil UK announces appointment of Chief Executive Officer
Stanlow (UK), Aug 2 (IANS) The Board of Directors of Essar Oil (UK) Limited on Monday announced the appointment of Deepak Maheshwari as its Chief Executive Officer.
2021-08-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy
Pakistan's failing stature and ASEAN ambition
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Pakistan carries too much unsavoury baggage and labels to be a Dialogue Partner in Association of SouthEast Asian Nations (ASEAN).
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Politics
HDFC's consolidated net profit up 31%
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Housing Development Finance Corporation (HDFC) on Monday reported a rise of 31 per cent in consolidated net profit for Q1FY21, on year-on-year basis.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
'Holiday-packed August may bode well for tourism in Goa'
Panaji, Aug 2 (IANS) The vaccination blitz carried out by the Goa government may have laid a good foundation for the resumption of the tourism industry in the coastal state, a top tourism trade official said on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Goa,Business/Economy,Human Interest/Society
Relief for Kerala as Covid TPR comes down to 10.93%
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 2 (IANS) After a week when it registered around one lakh new Covid cases with over 20,000 cases daily, Kerala on Monday saw its daily tally dip to 13,984, an official statement said.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
Fortune 500 profits decline most since 2009 on Covid
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Fortune Global 500 companies experienced an overall 5 per cent drop in revenues in 2020, the largest since 2016, while their aggregate profits were down 20 per cent, the biggest decline since 2009.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Court hands 7-year RI to 2 accused in Vyapam case
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) A CBI court has sentenced Om Prakash Tyagi, a candidate and Satish Jatav, a middleman, to seven years' Rigorous Imprisonment (RI) in the Vyapam case -- related to the 2013 Madhya Pradesh Police constable recruitment test.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
India in England: Opener Agarwal suffers concussion, ruled out of first Test
Nottingham, Aug 2 (IANS) After losing opening batsman Shubman Gill to injury, the Indian Test team in England suffered another blow as opener Mayank Agarwal was ruled out of the first Test after being hit on the head on Monday during practice. The first Test begins at Trent Bridge here on Wednesday.
2021-08-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Man arrested for faking Goa CM's Facebook profile, soliciting money
Panaji, Aug 2 (IANS) A man, who made Facebook accounts of several bureaucrats and politicians, including Goa Chief Minister Pramod Sawant, and then used to solicit money from the target's friends and acquaintances, has been arrested from Uttar Pradesh, police said on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Govt gets 61% revenue boost from excise in FY21
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The petroleum sector has extended big support to the revenue starved government preventing it from wide slippages on the revenue in a pandemic affected year.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Shah Rukh Khan and Sjoerd Marijne indulge in heart-warming Twitter chat
Tokyo, Aug 2 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan took to Twitter to congratulate the Indian women's team hockey coach Sjoerd Marijne on the country's historic win over Australia at the Tokyo Olympics on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: International, Japan,Sports
LS passes General Insurance Business Amendment Bill amid ruckus
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Amendment Bill, 2021 amid ruckus by the Opposition which demanded discussion on the snooping row and the three Central farm laws.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kia India's July sales zooms 76%
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Automaker Kia India on Monday reported over 76 per cent year-on-year sales growth in July with sales of 15,016 units.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Scientists find drug cocktail effective against Delta, Beta variants
Singapore, Aug 2 (IANS) A team of researchers here has found a combination of antiviral and anti-inflammatory drugs that can be used to treat Covid-19 patients with mild to moderate disease.
2021-08-02
Category: International, Singapore,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
SAD-BSP MPs hand over wheat stalks to parliamentarians
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) In a unique protest, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MPs on Monday handed over wheat stalks to parliamentarians to highlight the plight of the thousands of farmers who are leading a peaceful protest on the borders of Delhi and seek justice for them.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Telangana's BJP MLA ready to quit if CM promises 'package'
Hyderabad, Aug 2 (IANS) BJP MLA Raja Singh on Monday offered to resign if Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhara Rao was ready to announce a development package for his constituency.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Tata Motors to increases passenger vehicle prices by average of 0.8%
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Automobile major Tata Motors will increase passenger vehicles' prices, on an average by 0.8 per cent, depending on the variant and model, effective from August 3.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Indian Bank, IIT Bombay join hands to fund startups, MSMEs
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Indian Bank has entered into an MoU with the Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE), IIT Bombay, for extending exclusive credit facility to startups and MSMEs.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
India in England: Opener Agarwal hit on the head, under medical observation
Nottingham, Aug 2 (IANS) Indian Test team suffered another blow after opener Mayank Agarwal was hit on the head on Monday during practice. He is under observation and remains a doubtful starter.
2021-08-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Healthy data, global cues buoy indices; realty stocks' gain (Roundup)
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Hopes of a faster economic rebound, along with, healthy auto sales, GST collection and PMI data lifted India's equity markets on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
DU to increase college seats, cut-offs likely to soar
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Delhi University (DU) has started the admission process to undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) courses across various colleges affiliated to it. This year a large number of students have secured more than 95 per cent marks in their class 12 exams as a result of which students seeking admissions in DU colleges are likely to soar.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
China's Zhang takes gold as Tomar & Rajput falter in final shooting event (Ld)
Tokyo, Aug 2 (IANS) Zhang Changhong broke the world record to win the last shooting gold of the Tokyo Olympics and the fourth for China in men's 50m rifle 3 positions, even as India's Aishwary Pratap Singh Tomar and Sanjeev Rajput failed to reach the final on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Several NRIs, foreign firms being probed in fertiliser scam case: Govt
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The government on Monday told Parliament that some Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) being probed by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) in the Rs 685 crore fertilisers import scam but declined to share their names as it "may impact" the ongoing probe.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
India, China agree to resolve remaining border dispute
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) India and China agreed to resolve remaining border issues in an 'expeditious manner' in accordance with the existing agreements and protocols and maintain the momentum of dialogue and negotiations, the Indian Army said on Monday in a joint statement after the 12th Round of India-China Corps commander level meeting.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Malaysia reports highest daily Covid death toll
Kuala Lumpur, Aug 2 (IANS) Malaysia recorded a fresh high of 219 single-day death toll from Covid-19 on Monday, bringing the total number of deaths to 9,403, according to the Health Ministry.
2021-08-02
Category: International, Malaysia,Health/Medicine
KCR slams Centre for anti-Telangana stand on river water
Hyderabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao on Monday slammed the Centre for its anti-Telangana stand on river waters.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Self-help groups in MP empowering women
Bhopal, Aug 2 (IANS) Women in many parts of Madhya Pradesh associated with several self-help groups are not only making themselves financially independent but have their families wriggled out of the debt trap. Some women have also succeeded in freeing their land from the control of the money lenders.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Human Interest/Society,Business/Economy
Bharat Biotech's Rotavac 5D receives WHO prequalification
Hyderabad, Aug 2 (IANS) Bharat Biotech on Monday announced that the World Health Organisation (WHO) has awarded prequalification to its rotavirus vaccine, Rotavac 5D.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Makers of Ammy Virk-starrer 'Puaada' excited for theatrical release
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) As Ammy Virk and Sonam Bajwa's Punjabi starrer 'Puaada' ('Trick') releases in theatres on August 12, the debutant director of the film Rupinder Chahal and producer Atul Bhalla are excited about its big-screen release.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion
Muslim arranges Hindu foster daughter's marriage in her faith
Vijayapura, (Karnataka) Aug 2 (IANS) Amid instances of communal disharmony, an incident highlighting unity in the country's diversity has emerged from Karnataka's Vijayapura, where a Muslim man, who brought up an orphan Hindu girl for over a decade, arranged her wedding to a bridegroom from her faith.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Human Interest/Society
Dino Morea's first look from 'The Empire' unveiled
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Actor Dino Morea's first look from 'The Empire' has been unveiled.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Father of IS widow seeks SC direction for extradition of daughter & grandchild from Af
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) A father from Kerala has moved the Supreme Court seeking extradition of his daughter, along with his grandchild, who were detained in Afghanistan after she left India to join terrorist organization ISIS. He apprehends, after the exit of the US forces from Afghan soil foreign terrorist fighters could be hanged.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Need to keep emotions in check: Men's hockey coach Graham Reid
Tokyo, Aug 2 (IANS) The Indian men's hockey team chief coach, Graham Reid, has told his players to keeping their emotions in check ahead of their historic semifinal encounter against world champions Belgium at the Olympic Games on Tuesday.
2021-08-02
Category: International, Japan,Sports
New TV show 'Bhagya Lakshmi' shares message of selflessness
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) A new daily soap titled 'Bhagya Lakshmi' is slated to air on television from this week.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Cooking with coal, wood linked to higher risk of eye diseases
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) Cooking with wood or coal can increase the risk of major eye diseases that can lead to blindness, according to a study involving nearly half a million people in China.
2021-08-02
Category: International, China,Technology,Human Interest/Society,Health/Medicine
Gauahar Khan looks back on how she thrived in entertainment for 19 yrs
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Model-turned-actress Gauahar Khan has managed to find her fan base in every section of the audience.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Revamp in direct tax structure should widen tax base: Govt
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The government is of the view that the revamp in the direct tax structure should also involve widening of the tax base, along with phasing out exemptions, the Parliament was told on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Include shooter as addl participant in Tokyo Paralympics: SC
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) In a big relief to five-time Paralympian shooter Naresh Kumar Sharma, the Supreme Court on Monday directed the Paralympic Committee of India to recommend his name as an additional participant in the Tokyo Paralympic Games.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Immigration/Law/Rights,Other Sports
Anil Deshmukh once again skips ED summons
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Former Maharashtra Home Minister and senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Anil Deshmukh, who is being probed in an alleged money laundering case, skipped the Enforcement Directorate (ED) summons for questioning once again on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Central team rushed to Maharashtra after Zika report
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has rushed a multi-disciplinary team to Maharashtra to monitor a Zika virus case reported and assist the Uddhav Thackeray government in effective management in case of an outbreak amid an ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
301 elephants, 1,401 humans died in human-elephant conflict in last 3 years
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) As many as 301 elephants and 1,401 humans lost their lives in the last three years due to human-elephant conflict, the Rajya Sabha was told on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
'AI would not replace people but create new opportunities'
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Experts highlighted that Artificial Intelligence (AI) is creating new opportunities which could not be achieved by traditional technology and could be used for health care as well as many other present and future challenges in various sectors.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Vedanta Aluminium becomes India's largest green power purchaser
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Vedanta Aluminium Business, Indias largest producer of aluminium and value-added products, became Indias largest green power purchaser on the Green Market at the Indian Energy Exchange Limited (IEX) platform in Q1 of 2021-22 fiscal.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
AIADMK opposes Karunanidhi Memorial library at Madurai
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) The opposition AIADMK in Tamil Nadu has joined issue with the DMK and has opposed the proposed Kalaignar Karunanidhi Memorial library to come up at Madurai, the late former Chief Minister's home town.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
Andhra police arrest 4 red sanders smugglers
Deverakonda (Andhra Pradesh), Aug 2 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh police in the state's Chittoor district on Monday arrested four red sanders smugglers and seized 11 tonnes of the precious wood estimated at Rs 5 crore.
2021-08-02
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Spain coach confident of improvement ahead of Olympic football semifinals
Madrid, Aug 2 (IANS) Hosts Japan will face Spain in the semifinals of the Olympic men's football competition on Tuesday, as both sides look to earn the chance to play for a gold medal.
2021-08-02
Category: International, Spain,Sports
Five Akali Dal leaders join BJP
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Ahead of the assembly polls in Punjab scheduled to be held next year, five Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leaders and a former TV host joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Olympics: Simone Biles to participate in balance beam final
Tokyo, Aug 2 (IANS) Star American gymnast Simone Biles will be taking part in Tuesday's balance beam final of women's artistic gymnastics at the Tokyo Olympics.
2021-08-02
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Other Sports
Shiv Sena activists tear down Adani hoarding at Mumbai Airport
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) A group of slogan-shouting Shiv Sainiks vandalised and tore down a brand new hoarding erected by the Adani Airport Holding Ltd (AAHL) outside the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport here on Monday afternoon.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Sjoerd Marijne, the coach who turned things around for Indian women's hockey
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Eyebrows were raised when Sjoerd Marijne was named chief coach of the Indian senior men's team before the 2018 Commonwealth Games.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
SBI launches SIM Binding feature on its online banking platform
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) To safeguard the interest of its customers, the State Bank of India (SBI) has launched a new security feature -- SIM Binding in YONO and YONO Lite.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Went with the mindset to give my best and play my hundred percent: Sindhu
Tokyo, Aug 2 (IANS) Indian shuttler PV Sindhu said on Monday that she went into the bronze medal match with the mindset of giving her best and playing hundred percent to her ability. She also said that her coach Park Tae-sang gave encouragement by explaining the importance of getting a medal.
2021-08-02
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Badminton
Indian industries got 60% of total defence contracts: Govt
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Promoting Indian industries in defence sector, the Defence Ministry has given approximately 60 per cent of the total contracts for equipment to them, the Parliament was told on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Politics
Body of Danish Siddiqui was mutilated in Taliban custody
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The body of Danish Siddiqui, the Pulitzer-winning Reuters photojournalist who was killed in Afghanistan last month, was badly mutilated while in the custody of the Taliban, Afghan officials said, as per Afghan media reports.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Indo-Pak/Pakistan,Terrorism
Rebound: India's July manufacturing output zooms, shows PMI
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) India's manufacturing sector output accelerated to the strongest growth rate in three months during July.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
RS adjourned for day after passing Inland Vessels Bill 2021
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was paralysed for yet another day on Monday when opposition parties forced adjournments on Pegasus controversy and farmers issue. The opposition demanded discussion on these issues but the government denied as a result of which the House was adjourned for the day after it met at 3.36 p.m.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Do not force K'taka CM to make Delhi rounds: Siddaramaiah
Karwar (Karnataka), Aug 2 (IANS) Karnataka opposition leader Siddaramaiah on Monday said the BJP high command should understand the situation in the state and not force Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai to make rounds of Delhi.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Airtel IoT market leader in India's enterprise connectivity segment
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Bharti Airtel, India's premier communications solutions provider, has become the market leader in India's fast-growing Enterprise IoT segment, as per Frost & Sullivan.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Survey of illegal constructions in Aravalis begins
Gurugram, Aug 2 (IANS) Following the Supreme Court's order, the Gurugram Forest department has started a survey of illegal constructions in the Aravali range.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Haryana,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife
Still no Messi as Copa America stars return to Barcelona
Madrid, Aug 2 (IANS) This Monday sees new signings Sergio Aguero and Emerson Royal begin pre-season training with FC Barcelona following their participation in the Copa America earlier this month, but one man is still missing from the Barcelona squad working with Ronald Koeman -- Lionel Messi.
2021-08-02
Category: International, Spain,Sports,Football
Odisha records 54% growth in GST collection in July
Bhubaneswar, Aug 2 (IANS) Odisha recorded 54 per cent growth in Goods and Services Tax (GST) collection in July as compared to the corresponding month of the previous year, officials said on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Orissa,Business/Economy
India hiring sees 11% growth in April-June period: Report
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Hiring in India has increased by 11 per cent in April-June period, than the last quarter, according to a report released on Monday by job site Indeed.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Seven new academic programmes at IIT Roorkee
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee has launched seven new academic programmes in select areas of engineering, architecture, economics, and management along with specialization in Data Science and Artificial Intelligence to cater to the rising demand for new-age technologies.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Tributes pour in for Pingali Venkayya on birth anniversary
Amaravati, Aug 2 (IANS) Tributes poured in for Pingali Venkayya, the designer of the Indian national flag, on his birth anniversary on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
J&K police busts LeT terror module, 4 arrested
Srinagar, Aug 2 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir police in South Kashmir's Anantnag district have busted a terror module linked with proscribed terror outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and arrested four accused persons involved in making an IED to carry out blasts in Anantnag town besides motivating gullible youth to join the terror folds by using social media and online platforms, officials said on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Final meet on K'taka cabinet expansion this evening: CM Bommai
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Monday said that he is going to comprehensively discuss the new cabinet formation with party President J.P. Nadda this evening.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Affordable YouTube Premium Lite with ad-free viewing soon
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Google is experimenting with an affordable and lighter version of YouTube Premium with ad-free viewing experience, the media reported on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Himanshu Malhotra opens up about upcoming movie 'Shershaah'
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Actor Himanshu Malhotra will be seen as Major Rajiv Kapoor in the upcoming movie 'Shershaah'. The actor who is known for his projects like 'Ek Nayi Umeed-Roshni' and 'Nach Baliye 7' seems enthusiastic about his upcoming project. The film features Sidharth Malhotra in the lead role.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Glenmark to make, market SaNOtize's nasal spray against Covid-19
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) Pharma major Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd on Monday said it has signed a long term partnership with Canandian company SaNOtize Research & Development Corp., to manufacture, market and distribute Nitric Oxide Nasal Spray (NONS) for Covid-19 treatment.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
Rajbhar ready to ally with Samajwadi Party in UP
Lucknow, Aug 2 (IANS) Less than a day after Samajwadi Party (SP) president Akhilesh Yadav said that he was open to alliances with small parties for the upcoming UP assembly elections, former BJP ally, Om Prakash Rajbhar, said that he was also ready to ally with the SP.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Politics
16 murders, 11 attempt to murders in Patna this July
Patna, Aug 2 (IANS) The spate of murders in the Bihar capital over the last month has jolted the administration and the common people. The police records show that Patna reported a murder every second day in July.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Bihar,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
CarryMinati overcame lockdown anxiety while shooting for 'Mayday'
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) YouTuber CarryMinati overcame lockdown anxiety while shooting for his debut film 'Mayday' starring Amitabh Bachchan and Ajay Devgn.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kerala family suspects death of son succumbing to king cobra bite in zoo
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 2 (IANS) The father of Harshad, an animal keeper at the famed Trivandrum Zoo who succumbed to the bite of a king cobra on July 1, has raised doubts over the death of his son.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
New IT rules: Koo removes 2,385 accounts in July
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Homegrown micro-blogging platform Koo on Monday said it removed a total of 2,385 accounts and took action on thousands more in the month of July in accordance with the new IT rules.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Keep playing without pressure, you have nothing to lose: Ex-Indian hockey players
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) When Rani Rampal and her team take the field on Wednesday for the Olympics women's hockey semifinal against Argentina, they will have a lot of people working to make things possible for them -- something that was not the case when Eliza Nelson, Selma D'Silva and their teammates narrowly missed a bronze medal at the 1980 Moscow Olympics.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports
Kit Harington says there's no break from parenting
Los Angeles, Aug 2 (IANS) 'Game Of Thrones' star Kit Harington and his wife Rose Leslie welcomed their first child, a baby boy, five months ago. The actor admits he wasn't prepared for just how "big" a job raising a family is.
2021-08-02
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Pfizer, Moderna raise Covid vaccine prices in EU
London, Aug 2 (IANS) US drug makers Pfizer and Moderna have increased the prices of their mRNA-based vaccines against Covid-19 for the European market, the media reported.
2021-08-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine
UP schools to reopen from Aug 16
Lucknow, Aug 2 (IANS) The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh has decided to re-open schools with 50 per cent attendance.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Education
Oppn continues protest in LS, adjourned thrice
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Lok Sabha remained paralysed yet another day on Monday and was adjourned thrice over farm laws and snooping controversy. While the opposition demanded discussion over these issues, the government did not heed to their demand.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
SC will hear shooter's plea against non-inclusion in Tokyo Paralympics
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a plea by five-time Paralympian shooter Naresh Kumar Sharma against his non-selection for the upcoming Tokyo Paralympics Games.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Immigration/Law/Rights,Other Sports
Foreign tourist arrivals in Indonesia drop by 10% in June
Jakarta, Aug 2 (IANS) Indonesia reported 140,850 foreign tourist arrivals in June, marking a 10 per cent drop, compared to the same month last year, the Central Agency of Statistics said on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: International, Indonesia,Politics
Death toll from floods in China's Henan reach 302
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) The death toll from floods triggered by torrential rains in China's Henan province has increased to 302 as of Monday, according to the information office of the local government.
2021-08-02
Category: International, China,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Stalin wishes Indian women's hockey team for Olympic Gold
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) Expressing his delight at Indian women's hockey team entering the semi finals at the Tokyo Olympics, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M.K. Stalin on Monday said the team is scripting history.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Hockey,Politics
NZ allows workers quarantine-free travel from Tonga, Samoa, Vanuatu
Wellington, Aug 2 (IANS) New Zealand on Monday announced its decision to allow seasonal workers quarantine-free from Tonga, Samoa and Vanuatu.
2021-08-02
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Zoom agrees to pay $85 mn over data concerns, zoombombings
San Francisco, Aug 2 (IANS) Video chat and collaboration app Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million to settle a class-action lawsuit in the US that accused the platform of sharing users' data with third-party digital platforms without their consent and failing to stop zoombombings.
2021-08-02
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Immigration/Law/Rights
Renault India ships out 760 Kigers to South Africa
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) Renault India on Monday said it has begun exports of Kiger model made near here to South Africa.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Assam to withdraw FIR against Mizoram RS member
Guwahati/Aizawl, Aug 2 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma on Monday asked the police to withdraw an FIR against Mizoram Rajya Sabha member K. Vanlalvena which was lodged in the wake of the July 26 border row.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Assam,National,Politics
Covaxin effective against Delta Plus variant: ICMR
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The domestically developed Covaxin is effective against the Delta plus variant of Covid-19, claims Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) in its study released on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Singer Abhinav Shekhar's new song 'Bachpan' exposes kids' reality shows
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Singer-composer-lyricist Abhinav Shekhar released his latest song 'Bachpan'. The song is based on children being the latest victim of the reality show monster and social media trap.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Will Goa resume mining? Industry dependents seek clarity
Panaji, Aug 2 (IANS) Days after the Goa assembly passed the Goa Mineral Development Corporation Bill 2021, paving way for setting up of the body to revive mining in the state, the Goa Mining People's Front, an umbrella organisation for mining dependents in the state on Monday demanded a timeline for resumption of mining activity.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Goa,Business/Economy
Northeast BJP MPs meet Modi, blame Cong for politics over border dispute
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Amid the ongoing border dispute between Assam and Mizoram, BJP's MPs from the Northeastern states on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and blamed the Congress for indulging in politics over the issue.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Karan Deol elated about working with uncle Abhay Deol in 'Velley'
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Sunny Deol's son Karan Deol is on cloud nine as he got the golden opportunity of working with his uncle Abhay Deol in the upcoming film 'Velley', produced by Ajay Devgn and directed by Deven Munjal.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Largest Covid outbreak in China closes Beijing transport links
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) A fresh Covid-19 outbreak in China, deemed to be the largest in months, has spread to more locations, raising concerns over the country's vulnerability to the highly contagious Delta variant, a media report said.
2021-08-02
Category: International, India,Health/Medicine
Altering surplus sharing ratio would make LIC a new company
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) The 64-year-old Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) can become a new company for a new set of policyholders if its surplus sharing ratio is changed, said industry experts.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Business/Economy
Maharashtra BJP's end is near: Shiv Sena
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Fuming over a Bharatiya Janata Party legislator's threat to 'raze the Shiv Sena Bhavan', the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA)'s saffron ally on Monday warned that the "BJP's end is near" and those who cast an evil eye at the party headquarters, "will be found floating in the Worli gutters".
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
7 test Covid positive in Wuhan
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) Seven persons on Monday tested positive for Covid-19 in Wuhan, the capital of China's Hubei province where the global pandemic is said to have originated in December 2019.
2021-08-02
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
Industry body to evolve self-regulatory process for online gaming
Panaji, Aug 2 (IANS) The All India Gaming Federation on Monday announced its partnership with international management consulting firm Arthur D. Little, which is aimed at developing best industry practices and a self-regulatory process covering all aspects of the online gaming business, according to an official statement.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Goa,Technology
Tiger Shroff has a message for social media trolls
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Bollywood actor Tiger Shroff has faced several criticisms and trolling for his looks, acting skills and more since the time he made his debut with the film 'Heropanti' in 2014. The actor says that as long as he gets more love than hate on social media, he is mostly unaffected by the trollers.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Match proves dreams can come true: Women's hockey coach Marijne
Tokyo, Aug 2 (IANS) Indian women's hockey team coach, Dutch tactician Sjoerd Marijne, said after his side's historic win against world No. 2 Australia in the quarterfinals at the Olympic Games that his mantra to the girls before the match was to "stay in the moment" and that is what made "a big difference" on Monday.
2021-08-02
Category: International, Japan,Sports,Hockey
Shilpa Shetty Kundra: We don't deserve a media trial
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Actress Shilpa Shetty Kundra took to social media on Monday to issue a statement, saying she and her family do not deserve a media trial.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
US Senate introduces bipartisan infrastructure bill
Washington, Aug 2 (IANS) The US Senate has introduced a long-awaited and hotly debated infrastructure bill after hours of efforts to finalise the legislative text.
2021-08-02
Category: International, United States,Politics
Manish Choudhary returns to stage with 'Pashmina' on Nine Rasa
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Actor Manish Choudhary returns to the stage with "Pashmina", a play for Nine Rasa, a digital theatre platform by Shreyas Talpade.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz
Kumar Birla ready to give up Vodafone-Idea stake to govt entity
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Kumar Manglam Birla, the chairman of Aditya Birla Group, has written to the Cabinet Secretary saying that he is ready to hand over his stake in Vodafone-Idea to any government entity.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Another Aus state plunges into lockdown
Brisbane, Aug 2 (IANS) The government of Australia's Queensland state on Monday announced that the current three-day snap lockdown on 11 areas, including the capital city of Brisbane and Gold Coast, will be extended until August 8.
2021-08-02
Category: International, Australia,Politics
Rensil D'Silva on Neena Gupta's character in 'Dial 100'
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Director Rensil D'Silva has talked about Neena Gupta's character in the upcoming thriller 'Dial 100'. He feels that this is going to stand out in her filmography.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Payal Dev reveals why latest single 'Dil lauta do' is close to her heart
Mumbai, Aug 2 (IANS) Singer-composer Payal Dev is back with her latest single titled 'Dil lauta do'. Payal has not only composed the song but also lent her vocals to it together with Jubin Nautiyal.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Japan imposes state of emergency in 4 more areas
Tokyo, Aug 2 (IANS) A state of emergency was on Monday imposed in Japan's Chiba, Kanagawa, Saitama and Osaka prefectures, joining Tokyo and Okinawa, due to a resurgence in new Covid-19 cases.
2021-08-02
Category: International, Japan,Politics
UP man held for flinging infant to death
Bijnor (UP), Aug 2 (IANS) An inebriated man flung his eight-month-old daughter to death following a spat with his wife.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Doctors, nurses get online training for child Covid care
Chennai, Aug 2 (IANS) The Indian Association of Pediatrics (IAP), Tamil Nadu chapter in association with the state health department has trained nurses and doctors to manage Covid-19 in children. The training was conducted online.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Former UP minister booked as he was to marry for 6th time
Agra (UP), Aug 2 (IANS) Former Uttar Pradesh minister, Chaudhary Bashir, has been booked by his wife Nagma for preparing to marry for the sixth time.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Human Interest/Society
Olympics: Spain's Gasol looking for 'something special' against USA
Tokyo, Aug 2 (IANS) Spain power forward Pau Gasol says Tuesday's Olympic men's basketball quarterfinal against the USA is the chance for the Spanish to "do something historic" as they continue their quest for an Olympic medal.
2021-08-02
Category: International, Japan,Sports
Egret's life lesson: Be patient and respect your instinct
New Delhi, Aug 2: Monsoon is here and Everything is so green and fresh. Earth seems much more beautiful, and lively. Amidst this greenery, imagine slender birds with orangish -- golden plumes on the back, breast and crown with a bright red bill -- all this dressing up is for pairing and breeding. So much so, that bill colour change happens for the short three-four days pairing period!
2021-08-02
Category: India, New Delhi,National,Human Interest/Society,Environment/Wildlife
Rahul to hold breakfast meet on Tuesday to discuss joint oppn strategy
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Congress leader Rahul Gandhi will meet the leaders of the opposition parties at breakfast on Tuesday morning to discuss joint strategy for the ongoing monsoon session of the parliament to corner the government on people centric issues.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Global investors waiting to pour in money in Africa to firewall China
New Delhi, Aug 2: After a tepid inflow of foreign direct investments (FDI) into Africa in 2020 amid the Covid-19, investors are once again warming up to the continent. According to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), FDI flows into Africa declined by 16 per cent in 2020 to $40 billion, from $47 billion in 2019.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Normal rainfall likely in Aug-Sep across nation: IMD
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) Rainfall over the country as a whole during the second half (August to September period) South-West monsoon season is most likely to be normal with a tendency to be on the positive side of the normal.
2021-08-02
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife