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Amitabh Bachchan tests COVID-19 positive, hospitalised
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan was admitted to Nanavati Hospital on Saturday evening. In a Twitter post, the actor has confirmed that he has tested COVID-19 positive.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Maha's daily Covid cases cross 8K mark, total toll passes 10K
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Maharashtra's Covid-19 death toll crossed 10,000 on Saturday while new cases shot above the 8,000 mark for the first time, with the state's tally now higher than Italy and Pakistan, officials said.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
To curb COVID-19 spread, lockdown extended in Guwahati for another week (Ld)
Guwahati, July 11 (IANS) In view of the rapid rise in COVID-19 cases, the Assam government has extended lockdown in the Kamrup (Metro) district for one more week after the 14-day shutdown ends on Sunday, officials said here on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
B'luru civic body hires 94 doctors to strengthen Covid fight
Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) As many as 94 doctors have been recruited by the city civil body to strengthen the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, an official said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Woman, paramour held in Delhi for her husband's murder
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A woman and her paramour have been arrested for their alleged involvement in her husband's murder, Delhi Police said on Thursday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Rekha's bungalow sealed after security guard tests Covid-19 positive
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Veteran actress Rekhas bungalow in the Bandstand area of the Bandra locality has been sealed by Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) after a security guard tested positive for Covid-19.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Swapna, aide held by NIA in B'luru in gold smuggling case
Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) In a swift operation, sleuths of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) have detained Swapna Suresh and her accomplice Sandeep Nair in the city for their alleged involvement in the Kerala gold smuggling case, a source said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Are Rajasthan MLAs goats?': BJP hits back at Gehlot
Jaipur, July 11 (IANS) As Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday accused the BJP of trying to topple his government, claiming it was "buying MLAs the same way as goats are being bought in the goat market", the opposition party hit back strongly, seeking he clarify if he considers the state's MLAs to be goats.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Bengaluru to be under complete lockdown from July 14 to 22
Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) Alarmed by surging Covid cases daily since July 1, the Karnataka government decided to re-impose a total lockdown in Bengaluru Urban and Rural districts from July 14 till July 22, it was announced on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Dharavi emerges as a 'global role model': Thackeray
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) After the World Health Organisation (WHO) acknowledged the manner in which the Covid-19 spread was arrested in Mumbai's Dharavi, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday said that Asia's largest slum has now emerged as "a role model" for the whole world.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Tendulkar bats for doing away with 'Umpire's Call' in DRS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Saturday said that the International Cricket Council (ICC) should consider doing away with the provision to stick with the umpire's call when a team calls for a review for an LBW decision.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Record 2,798 new corona cases in Karnataka, 70 more deaths
Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) Karnataka recorded 2,798 more coronavirus cases and 70 more COVID-19 casualties, raising the state's total cases to 36,216 and the death toll to 613, an official said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Etihad to now operate India flights from July 15
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Etihad Airways has postponed, to July 15, the resumption of a limited number of special flight operations from Abu Dhabi to six Indian gateways.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
COVID-19: CAB medical panel doctors offer help at quarantine facility
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Reputed doctors attached with major hospitals in the city who are members of medical committee of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) have written to its President Avishek Dalmiya offering help in the quarantine facility that would be set up.
2020-07-11
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
10-day lockdown in Bengaluru from July 14: Official
Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) Alarmed by surging Covid cases by the day, the Karnataka government decided to re-impose a 10-day lockdown in Bengaluru urban and rural districts from July 14 to July 23 to contain the virus spread, said an official on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Oxygen cylinders seized amid shortage at Hyderabad Covid hospitals
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) Amid shortage of oxygen cylinders in hospitals for Covid-19 patients, Hyderabad police seized 29 oxygen cylinders and busted two gangs who were hoarding them.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine
872 new corona cases in Gujarat, 10,308 active cases
Gandhinagar, July 11 (IANS) As many as 872 new coronavirus cases took Gujarat's total tally to 41,027 on Saturday, while 10 more COVID-19 casualties increased the death toll to 2,034.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka govt asks RTCs to identify staff aged under 50
Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporations (KSRTCs) are preparing a list of employees below 50 years of age to submit to the government, following an order, an official said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Like two spirits coming together: Barreto on Bagan-ATK merger
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Legendary former Mohun Bagan striker and former ATK assistant coach Jose Barreto said that the merger of the two clubs is a great combination. Kolkata giants Bagan's merger with the three-time Indian Super League (ISL) champions means that they will now play in the league as Mohun Bagan-ATK.
2020-07-11
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Delhi doctor held for making fake papers for jailed accused
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Delhi Police's crime branch arrested a doctor, Gajender Kumar Nayyar, 61, and his associate over issuance of fake medical certificates to people involved in various cases to facilitate their bail, interim bail and suspension of sentence.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Gujarat: Seven booked in Tocilizumab black market racket
Gandhinagar, July 11 (IANS) The Food and Drugs Control Administration (FDCA)has filed an FIR with the Surat police station against seven individuals who were involved in black marketing of an immunosuppressant drug, Tocilizumab injection, used for critical COVID-19 patients.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Sushant Singh Rajput case: Salman Khan's ex-manager Reshma Shetty interrogated
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Mumbai Police has recorded the statement of Salman Khans former manager Reshma Shetty in connection with actor Sushant Singh Rajputs death.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
PGI to treat only serious Covid-19 cases from Punjab, Haryana
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) In view of surge in coronavirus cases, a high-powered committee of the PGI Hospital, here on Saturday, decided that patients from Punjab and Haryana should be referred to it only if the healthcare centres were unable to treat them.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Punjab,National,Health/Medicine
Eng vs WI 1st Test, Day 4: Sibley, Crawley help hosts take lead (Tea)
Southampton, July 11 (IANS) Joe Denly (29), Dom Sibley (50) and Zak Crawley (38) helped England take a lead of 54 runs going into Tea on Day 4 of their first Test against West Indies at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. Crawley is holding fort with captain Ben Stokes, who has faced 15 balls and is yet to get off the mark.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Swamy asks for multi-agency probe into 'Khan Musketeers' assets
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Soon after questioning the alleged silence of the three Khans of Bollywood over the death of Sushant Singh Rajput, BJP MP Subramanian Swamy has gone a step further to demand a multi-agency probe into the assets of the three superstars whom he referred to as 'Khan Musketeers'.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood,Politics
Depressed over daughter's murder, Telangana man commits 'suicide'
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) A Telangana government employee allegedly committed suicide on Saturday, 10 days after his five-year-old daughter was murdered by one of the two paramours of his wife.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
David Beckham's son Brooklyn engaged to actress-girlfriend Nicola Peltz
Los Angeles, July 11 (IANS) Celebrity couple David and Victoria Beckham's son Brooklyn is engaged to girlfriend, actress Nicola Peltz.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
No bail for man accused of sodomising, murdering 2 kids
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A Delhi court has dismissed the interim bail plea of a man accused of murdering two young boys after sodomising them.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
My father gave me 2 years to succeed or go back to school: Federer
Zurich, July 11 (IANS) Swiss tennis great Roger Federer said that his father had given him an ultimatum of two years to find success in the sport. Federer said that while his parents supported him a lot financially to become a professional during his younger days, they were not sure if their son would find success in the fiercely competitive sport.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Tennis
'Doors of justice can't be closed': SC asks NCLAT to try online mode
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court has asked the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT), which is not functioning after detection of a Covid case among its staff, to explore avenues to begin online hearings.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Hand over Goa Covid-19 hospital to Army: Kamat (Ld)
Panaji, July 11 (IANS) With three more Covid-19 deaths reported in Goa in the last 24 hours, Congress leader Digambar Kamat on Saturday demanded its only designated Covid-19 hospital be handed over to the Army and a White Paper issued on the coronavirus situation in the state.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Delhi witnesses steep decline in active Covid-19 cases
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) With 1,781 new coronavirus cases and 34 deaths in the last 24 hours, the national capital on Saturday saw its total tally reach 1,10,921 cases and toll climb to 3,334.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
'Naagin' star Jasmin Bhasin is Bharti Singh's mom in comedy show
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) "Naagin" actress Jasmin Bhasin will be soon back on television in a comedy show.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Roy picks Root over Kohli, Smith & Williamson as current best
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) England limited-overs opener Jason Roy said he would like to partner India white-ball vice-captain Rohit Sharma at the top of the order if given a chance to open the innings with any player in the world apart from his home nation.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
ACC clears Sandhu as Director Ops of Air India
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Captain Rajwinder Singh Sandhu, Executive Director, Operations, Air India as Director (Operations).
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Covid-19 cases on rise in Bhubaneswar
Bhubaneswar, July 11 (IANS) The Covid-19 cases are on the rise in the Odisha capital due to arrival of people from hotspot districts, according to an official here on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
Hardik Patel made Working President of Gujarat Congress
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) In a major boost to the party in Gujarat, Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi on Saturday appointed Hardik Patel as the Working President of the state unit.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kapil, Karthik join Shubhankar, Bhullar for charity golf match at DGC
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Cricket legend Kapil Dev and former spinner Murali Karthik joined golf stars Shubhankar Sharma and Gaganjeet Bhullar for a private round at the newly renovated Delhi Golf Club (DGC) on Saturday. The round involving Shubhankar, Gaganjeet, Kapil and Murali was termed 'Champions for a Cause- Charity Golf Match'.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Golf
IYC workers send handcuffs to UP CM after Dubey's encounter
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A day after encounter death of gangster Vikas Dubey at the hands of UP Police STF, the Indian Youth Congress (IYC) workers, here on Saturday, sent handcuffs to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath to indicate growing gundaraj in the state.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Thanks to BSF, Odisha's erstwhile Maoist hub gets govt bus service
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) With the 'first-ever' government bus service kick-started on Friday from Malkangiri to Jodambo, a 190-km stretch once known as a Maoist citadel, the BSF outreach is inching forward in 'Swabhiman Anchal' in Odisha to bring smiles on thousands of faces.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Lockdown in Guwahati may be extend for another week
Guwahati/Agartala, July 11 (IANS) In view of surge in Covid-19 cases, the Assam government is likely to extend the lockdown in the Kamrup (Metro) district for one more week after the 14-day shutdown ends on Sunday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
Abhishek Bachchan: Slapstick comedy is unbelievably tough
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Actor Abhishek Bachchan has tried many genres in his career, but finds slapstick comedy unbelievably tough.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Maha Ganeshotsav: Ganpati idols to be only 2 or 4 feet tall
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The Maharashtra government on Saturday issued guidelines restricting the height of Ganesh idols, and containing other stringent regulations, for the 11-day Ganeshotsav festival starting from August 22.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Religion
Katrina Kaif celebrates 40 million followers on Instagram
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Bollywood star Katrina Kaif is celebrating 40 million followers on her Instagram account.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Make Rahul Gandhi party President again, demand Congress MPs
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The chorus in the Congress to make Rahul Gandhi the party President again has grown louder, days after the matter was raised by Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot in the CWC meet.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Criminal on parole nabbed with illegal weapon, Police say Dawood aide (Ld)
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Delhi Police Crime Branch has arrested a convicted criminal who was out on parole for keeping illegal weapons. He was nabbed with a semi automatic pistol -- 9mm Brazilian make Taurus Beretta with 10 live rounds. Police said that he has been an associate of Dawood Ibrahim.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Strokes linked to Covid-19 more severe with higher mortality: Study
New York, July 11 (IANS) An international team of researchers has found that acute ischemic stroke (AIS) linked to Covid-19 are more severe, lead to worse functional outcomes and are associated with higher mortality.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Randeep Hooda turns 'safai karmachari' in beach cleaup drive
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Randeep Hooda on Saturday shared a few photographs from Versova Beach in the city, where he can be seen removing plastic and other garbage.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Andhra highs: 1,813 new corona cases, 1,168 cured patients
Amaravati, July 11 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh reported yet another all-time high of 1,813 new coronavirus cases in a 24-hour cycle ending 9 am on Saturday, the fourth time this week that a record high has been breached. On the positive side, the day also witnessed a high of 1,168 patients cured of Covid-19 and discharged.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
No lockdown on Saturdays in Karnataka, clarifies Dy CM
Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) Amid the rising Covid-19 cases across Karnataka, especially in Bengaluru, Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan on Saturday said no lockdown will be imposed on Saturdays.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National
How New Delhi tamed China
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A resolute, unruffled leadership and India's multi-pronged, hard stance, from the borders to financial markets, has forced China to tone down its aggression it had initiated since early May 2020. While India's military had been mobilised in equal measure to counter China's belligerence along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Leh visit last Friday was the clearest message to the Chinese. His emphatic assertion that India is ready to fight a bloody battle if it is required to defeat the expansionist Xi Jinping's China could not have been more candid. It showed the world India's resolve to fight and overcome any challenge to its strategic interests.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National
Vidya Balan was very understanding: Top hair, makeup artiste on shooting in new normal
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Celebrity hair and makeup artist Florian Hurel recently collaborated with actress Vidya Balan for a brand shoot. He says though the new guidelines made it difficult for them to function smoothly, the actress was quite supportive and understanding all through the shoot, which lasted for 10 hours.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Katy Perry on Taylor Swift: 'We fight like cousins'
Los Angeles, July 11 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry has addressed a rumour that she is related to fellow singer Taylor Swift. She has joked that they fight like cousins.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Klopp confirms Henderson will lift PL trophy despite injury
Liverpool, July 11 (IANS) Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that skipper Jordan Henderson will lift the Premier League trophy despite the season-ending injury he suffered during their last match against Brighton, which they won 3-1.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Sonia chairs LS MPs' meet ahead of monsoon session
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi, here on Saturday, chaired a virtual meeting of party's Lok Sabha members to discuss the strategy for the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament, including India-China face-off, lockdown's fallout and economic situation.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shriya Pilgaonkar shoots for lockdown series 'The Gone Game' at home
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Actress Shriya Pilgaonkar kicked off the shoot of her latest digital thriller series "The Gone Game" at home. She says the process of working on an online live play and shooting a series during the lockdown has been challenging and fun at the same time.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Stokes becomes second-fastest to 150 wickets & 4000 runs in Tests
Southampton, July 11 (IANS) Stand-in England captain Ben Stokes added another feather into his already illustrious cap as he achieved the rare feat of 150 wickets and 4000 runs in the longest format.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Notes from Bickram Ghosh: Technology changed classical music
New Delhi, July 11 (IANSlife) Technology has been influencing Indian classical music for quite some time now, a series of changes that started with the simple microphone has come full circle into the digital realm, believes tabla maestro and music expert Bickram Ghosh.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Experience future technology on wheels
New Delhi, July 11 (IANSlife) Who wouldn't like a limited edition, open-top hybrid super sports car engineered with unique technologies and unsurpassed performance?
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
BJP MP gives 5-point advice to Uddhav, warns against lockdown
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) BJP Vice President Vinay Sahasrabuddhe has given Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray five suggestions to allay concerns and apprehensions of people amid, what the BJP leader calls, the state government's "reimposing of lockdown". He argued for opening up instead of levying curbs and even warned of people's "anguish".
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Lindsay Lohan, sister to be maids of honour at mother's wedding
Los Angeles, July 11 (IANS) Actress Lindsay Lohan and her sister Ali will serve as maids of honour at their mother Dina Lohan's wedding with her fiance Jesse Nadler.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
'Investments in family planning most cost-effective public health measure'
New Delhi, July 11 (IANSlife) Highlighting the need to focus on sexual and reproductive health rights of girls and women, a policy paper released by Population Foundation of India (PFI) recommends applying a gender lens - using gender disaggregated data and evidence - to our response to COVID-19 and "increasing investments in family planning as the most cost-effective public health measure".
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Rahul takes on Modi over Chinese firms' donations to PM Fund
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi again trained his guns at the Prime Minister over the PM-CARES Fund saying why Narendra Modi was not sharing details when everyone knew which Chinese companies donated to it.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
TN logs 3,965 new corona cases, 3,591 patients discharged
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) As many as 3,965 more persons tested coronavirus positive over the past 24 hours in Tamil Nadu, taking the state's total tally to 1,34,226, the Health Department said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Sahil Vaid has a funny recall on how he bagged role in 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania'
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The Varun Dhawan-Alia Bhatt starrer "Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania" released six years ago on this day, and actor Sahil Vaid has shared a funny recall of how he bagged the role of Poplu.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
'Distancing not an option for people with disabilities'
New Delhi, July 11 (IANSlife) Often reliant on a robust caregiving and support network, people with disabilities (PwDs) are a community hit hard during the lockdown and resulting operational slowdown - impacting jobs, businesses and livelihood.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
SAI sets up probe committee as 3 boxers leave NIS after flouting rules
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Sports Authority of India on Saturday said it has instituted an inquiry to investigate "the circumstances leading to the alleged incident of athletes flouting the quarantine rule" at the National Institute of Sport (NIS) in Patiala. Furthermore, it said that the individuals who have violated the rules left the NIS campus on Saturday morning.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
What to look out for at Christie's ONE global auction
New Delhi, July 11 (IANSlife) A first of its kind, relay-style format auction across four cities -- Honking, paris, New York and London, Christies presents ONE, a global 20th-century art auction kicked off on 10 July. IANSlife caught up with expert Sonal Singh, Managing Director of Christie's India, for her top three picks.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Bring ordinance to control population: BJP leader to PM
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to bring an ordinance to control India's population which, he claimed, was linked to how much "atmanirbhar" or self-reliant the country became.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Apple deploys new Nokia data centre products in Denmark
Helsinki, July 11 (IANS) Apple is deploying a new line of Nokia data centre switching products at its Denmark facility to improve its efficiency, the Finnish equipment maker has said.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Finland,Business/Economy,Technology
World Rum Day: Diageo brings you cocktail recipes
New Delhi, July 11 (IANSlife) Celebrating World Rum Day, here are some exciting cocktail recipes you can try at home, infused with ingredients straight from the kitchen, curtesy Diageo.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Akali Dal seeks probe into fake Covid-19 report scam
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), here on Saturday, demanded probe by a central agency or a sitting high court judge into the fake Covid-19 report scam.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Health/Medicine,Politics
Over 60,000 receive counselling through teletherapy helpline
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) In the last three months, more than 60,000 people have been counselled on the mental issues related to the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown, through the teletherapy helpline set up by the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences (NIMHANS).
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Keeper of the Quaich
New Delhi, July 11 (IANSlife) Life in lockdown and home-sheltering has brought the focus back on the good things in life-- good food, good alcohol and great conversation.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Prabhas' 'Radhe Shyam' poster goes viral within 24 hours
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The first look poster of Prabhas' forthcoming film "Radhe Shyam" has gone viral on social media within 24 hours of its launch.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Bollywood
Never stopped believing: Nadal on epic 2008 Wimbledon final
London, July 11 (IANS) After two consecutive losses in 2006 and 2007 to Roger Federer in the final of the Wimbledon, Rafael Nadal finally managed to beat his arch rival in 2008 in a match that is regarded as one of the greatest of all time in the history of the sport.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Online Shooting League: Austrian Rocks beat Indian Tigers to enter semis
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Austrian Rocks on Saturday beat Indian Tigers 10-4 to enter the semi-finals of Online Shooting League. It was a must-win clash for both teams in order to qualify for the last-four stage of the tournament.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Other Sports
Vocal for Local
New Delhi, July 11 (IANSlife) "Why do we need to have yet another beautiful outfit?" asks fashion designer Rahul Mishra at the beginning of the fashion film he presented this week at the digital edition of Paris Haute Couture Fall 2020. The first Indian designer to be invited to present at Paris Haute Couture, Mishra then answers his own question, "To give work to craftspeople, to be able to utlise their schools, to be able to employ them." Spot on, Mishra.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
India assures support for Rohingyas' repatriation: B'desh
Dhaka, July 11 (IANS) India supports Bangladesh's stand on repatriation of Myanmar's forcibly displaced Rohingyas as it seeks a sustainable and lasting solution to the crisis, Bangladesh Foreign Minister, Dr A.K. Abdul Momen said.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Bangladesh,National,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Diljit Dosanjh shares key to success in life
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Punjabi actor-singer Diljit Dosanjh says "focus" is the key to success in life.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
With all this knowledge how are you not a coach yet: Archer asks Best
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) England fast-bowler Jofra Archer and former West Indies speedster Tino Best engaged in a war of words on social media with respect to fast-bowler Stuart Broad's omission from the Southampton Test.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Over 60,000 people counselled through govt's teletherapy helpline
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) In the last three months, more than 60,000 people have been counselled by therapists through the teletherapy helpline set up by the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences (NIMHANS) on the mental issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Range-bound: Rupee caught between higher inflows, swelling reserves
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The Indian rupee has been caught in a flux of higher FDI inflows and swelling foreign exchange reserves, thereby restricting its future movement around the Rs 75 per US dollar mark.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Guess what Deepika does after eating cake all week
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone prefers "checking herself out after eating birthday cake all week", but in a rather unusual way.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
'Look at non-Delhi personalities for Arjuna, Dronacharya awards'
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) Former Chief Selector of the national chess team and Grandmaster R.B. Ramesh on Saturday said the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports should carry out a survey among the top 50 Indian players while deciding on the Arjuna and Dronacharya awardees.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Researchers design reusable silicone rubber face mask with N95 filter
New York, July 11 (IANS) In fight against novel coronavirus, the researchers have developed a reusable silicone rubber face mask with an N95 filter, which they believe could stop viral particles.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
Styrian GP 3rd practice session called off due to torrential rain
Spielberg, July 11 (IANS) The third practice session of the Styrian Grand Prix has been cancelled due to torrential rain at the Red Bull Ring. The third free practice session was initially postponed indefinitely while an F3 Feature race was red flagged on Saturday morning.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Motorsports
Tabu, Ishaan Khatter share a kiss in 'A Suitable Boy' teaser
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Ishaan Khatter is seen sharing a kiss with Tabu in the teaser of "A Suitable Boy" that the budding star has posted on social media.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Eng vs WI 1st Test, Day 4: Burns, Sibley cut down visitors' lead (Lunch)
Southampton, July 11 (IANS) England openers Rory Burns and Dominic Sibley issued a fine fightback against West Indies in the first session on the penultimate day of the first Test of #raisethebat series at Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Gangster Bishnoi says fears for life in police custody
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) Gangster Lawrence Bishnoi, lodged in a Rajasthan jail, has moved a Chandigarh court to seek directions to police to handcuff him while bringing him here from Bharatpur since he feared he could be killed in a fake encounter.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Punjab,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
PUCL moves SC for SIT probe into Vikas Dubey encounter
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) A plea has been moved by the People's Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) in the Supreme Court seeking direction to set up special investigation team, having officers who have not served in Uttar Pradesh, to probe into the encounter deaths of gangster Vikas Dubey and his aides.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
COVID-19: Former India all-rounder Shukla's wife tests positive
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) The wife of former India all-rounder and Minister of State for Sports in West Bengal Laxmi Ratan Shukla has tested positive for COVID-19.
2020-07-11
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
More evidence suggests Covid-19 can be transmitted in womb
New York, July 11 (IANS) Covid-19 can be transmitted in the womb, say researchers after a case study provides evidence of intrauterine (in the womb) transmission of the novel coronavirus from mother to infant.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,National
Mumbai Police thanks Rohit Shetty for helping on-duty personnel amid pandemic
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh has thanked filmmaker Rohit Shetty for his initiative to help on-duty personnel amid the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
ED to identify properties of Vikas Dubey, others in UP
New Delhi/Lucknow, July 11 (IANS) Widening the probe against slain gangster Vikas Dubey, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) has started to gather details of the properties accumulated by him through money laundering, sources said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Abhishek Bachchan: As an actor, our greatest joy is to receive positive response
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Abhishek Bachchan says he is "overwhelmed" with the reaction his debut web-series "Breathe: Into The Shadows" has garnered.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Jharkhand CM, wife undergo Covid-19 test
Ranchi, July 11 (IANS) Jharkhand Chief Minister Hemant Soren and his wife Kalpana Soren were tested for coronavirus, here on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka ropes in RWAs to run Covid care centres
Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) The Karnataka government has roped in resident welfare associations (RWAs) and other community organisations to run Covid Care Centres (CCCs) to isolate and manage coronavirus patients, an official said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Solksjaer downplays Mason Greenwood's burn-out talks
Manchester, July 11 (IANS) Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer on Saturday said he is not concerned about burn-out talks surrounding young forward Mason Greenwood.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Table tennis world team championships delayed to early 2021
Seoul, July 11 (IANS) The Table tennis world team championships have been delayed to early next year amid lingering concern about the COVID-19 outbreak across the world, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) announced on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: International, South Korea,Sports,Other Sports
Covid-19 can be transmitted in womb, evidence suggests
New York, July 11 (IANS) Covid-19 can be transmitted in the womb, say researchers as a case study provides evidence of its intrauterine (in the womb) transmission from mother to infant.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
July 12 is Independence Day for Indian chess players: Gurpreet & Karun
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) July 12, is a red lettered day for Indian chess players. For it was on this day, two years ago, they got the freedom to play in tournaments of their choice.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Other Sports
Working memory linked to social distancing compliance
New York, July 11 (IANS) People with higher working memory capacity are more likely to follow the recommended social distancing guidelines to fight Covid-19, says a study.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine,Science/Tech
From 'kattas' to Berettas, who is running guns into Delhi?
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) "Illegal weapons seized" might be a headline you see in Delhi newspapers too often, indicating firearms are freely making their way into the national capital. These come not only from the NCR but also from as far away as the illicit manufacturing hub of Bihar's Munger and the repercussions can be seen on the city's streets with the activities of trigger-happy criminals.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National
Bhumi Pednekar: These times literally feel like 'winter is coming'
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) A fan has visualised Bhumi Pednekar as "Game Of Thrones" protagonist Daenerys Targaryen, and the actress has responded saying these days she literally feel like "winter is coming".
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Cancel final-year exams of central varsities, Kejriwal urges PM
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to cancel the final-year examinations of Delhi University and other central universities across the country.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Himachal asks tourists to follow SOPs; 700 visited in five days
Shimla, July 11 (IANS) Asking the tourists to follow the standard operating procedure (SOPs) to prevent the coronavirus spread, the Himachal Pradesh government on Saturday said 700 tourists visited the state in the past five days.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Broad should be playing every Test match, feels Cork
Southampton, July 11 (IANS) Former England pacer Dominic Cork has backed Stuart Broad, saying the ace pacer has every reason to be angry as he should be playing every Test match.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Azam has necessary skills to reach Kohli's level, says Chopra
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Former India cricketer Aakash Chopra feels Pakistan's white-ball skipper Babar Azam has the ability to reach the level of India captain Virat Kohli.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Use Itolizumab for moderate to severe COVID-19 patients: DCGI
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) has okayed the use of Itolizumab (rDNA origin), a monoclonal antibody, for the treatment of moderate to severe COVID-19 patients.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National
Hitanshu Jinsi is TV's new lord Vishnu
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) "Mahakali: Anth Hi Aarambh Hai" actor Hitanshu Jinsi will play lord Vishnu in the TV show "Vighnaharta Ganesh ".
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Dhoni won so many trophies because of Ganguly's hardwork, feels Gambhir
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Former India captain M.S. Dhoni was lucky in the way that he inherited teams consisting of great players when he took over the Indian captaincy in all formats of the game, according to former batsman Gautam Gambhir.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Abhay Deol: Nepotism is prevalent everywhere in our culture
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Actor Abhay Deol says he went the extra mile in his career to make his own path and called his uncle, veteran star Dhamendra, whom he fondly calls his "dad", his inspiration.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Was suffocated by self doubt and uncertainty: Gilchrist on 2005 Ashes
London, July 11 (IANS) The 2005 Ashes is widely rated as one of the greatest Test series of all time but it was one to forget for the legendary Australian wicketkeeper Adam Gilchrist. England won the series 2-1 and Gilchrist managed just 181 runs at an average of 22.62. His highest score of the series was an unbeaten 49.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Taking whey protein at night linked to diabetes, heart disease
London, July 11 (IANS) Consuming protein at night increases the blood sugar level in the morning for healthy people, leading to health problems such as diabetes, heart disease and obesity, say researchers.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Namit Das: This year has been very kind to me
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Actor Namit Das has impressed many with his recent shows "Aarya" and "Mafia". He says 2020 has been very kind to him.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Art/Culture/Books
World Population Day: Bringing back the 'choice, voice debate' on family planning during COVID-19
New Delhi, July 11 (IANSlife) Family planning is central to gender equality and womens empowerment, and it is a key factor in reducing poverty. Millions of girls and women in India can transform their lives if needs for family planning - to delay, space and limit the number of children that women have - are met.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Human Interest/Society,IANS Life
TN for freedom to devise rating plan for final year students
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) Pointing to decision of many states against holding final semester examinations in colleges, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami urged the Centre to give states the freedom to design their own assessment metrics of students.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Education
'Undekhi' promotional stunt backfires, draws police warning
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) A promotional gimmick for the new web series "Undekhi" has drawn a warning from the Mumbai Police.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
SpiceJet to operate UAE flights from July 12th
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Airline major SpiceJet on Saturday said it will operate flights from across four stations in India to Ras Al-Khaimah (Dubai) between July 12th and 26th for eligible 'Identity and Citizenship (ICA) approved UAE residents'.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
No home-isolated Delhi patient died in July 1st week: Study
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) No COVID-19 death has taken place in the first week of July among people put in home isolation in Delhi even as daily death toll here due to coronavirus has shown a sharp decline, according to a study conducted by the Delhi government.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
BJP uses electricity bills, Kejriwal's strength against him
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Arvind Kejriwal may have come to power riding on his popular free electricity scheme in Delhi up to 200 units, but it is the electricity bills now that the BJP is using it against him.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Vaani Kapoor opens up on working with Akshay Kumar
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Vaani Kapoor pairs with Akshay Kumar for the first time in the upcoming film "Bell Bottom", and she says the casting is a "great opportunity" for her.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Johri's conduct hurt BCCI, CoA shouldn't have covered him: Diana Edulji (IANS Exclusive)
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Taking over the reins of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) former Committee of Administrators (CoA) chief Vinod Rai had famously said that all cricketing matters would be supervised by co-member and former international cricketer Diana Edulji. But things started to change once Edulji started to stop ex-CEO Rahul Johri from throwing his weight around.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Karnataka to seek green nod for Mahadayi water project
Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) Karnataka will soon re-submit the Mahadayi river project to the central government for environment clearance. The project would help supply water to four drought-prone Karnataka districts in the northwest region, an official said, here on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Monsoon Session may be very short; eye on passing ordinances
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) With the resumption of Parliamentary standing committees, efforts are on to convene the monsoon session of Parliament, with a focus to clear ordinances brought by the Centre. Given the huge challenge both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha Secretariats are facing right now to make seating arrangements in the Parliament, maintaining social distancing, the monsoon session is likely to be "very short", suggest informed sources.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Hemant Soren, wife's samples taken for corona test
Ranchi, July 11 (IANS) Amid the rising number of corona-infected persons in Jharkhand, state chief minister Hemant Soren and his wife Kalpana Sorens samples were collected for coronavirus testing on Saturday. The chief minister is already in home quarantine.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Bihar,National,Health/Medicine
PM directs for real-time monitoring of COVID-19 situation
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday directed for real- time monitoring of novel coronavirus pandemic at the national level, stressing on guidance to all affected states that have a high test-positivity rate.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Sushant gets road, roundabout named after him in hometown Purnea
Purnea, July 11 (IANS) A road and a roundabout here have been renamed in memory of late actor Sushant Singh Rajput, a resident of Bihar.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Bihar,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Sayani Gupta joins Australian game show as guest host
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Actress Sayani Gupta has been invited to be a guest host of Australian game show "Have You Been Paying Attention?"
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Remdesivir linked to reduced death risk in severe Covid-19 patients
New York, July 11 (IANS) New data revealed by Gilead Sciences has shown that its antiviral drug remdesivir reduces death risk of severe Covid-19 patients by as much as 62 per cent when compared with standard care alone.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Health/Medicine
In an Oly final, it's that 1% edge that makes all the difference: Bindra
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) With an aim to engage in meaningful discourse and create High-Performance excellence in sport and knowledge for administrators and stakeholders, the ELMS Foundation on Saturday launched Indias first-ever High-Performance Leadership Program in association with the Abhinav Bindra Foundation, and along with one of the worlds premier institution for sports, Loughborough University.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Athletics
Kanpur cops murder accused Guddan, driver nabbed in Thane
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Arvind alias Guddan Trivedi, henchman of the slain gangster Vikas Dubey and one of the wanted in the killings of eight Kanpur policemen, and his driver were nabbed from Thane by the Anti Terrorism Squad, Juhu (Mumbai) Unit, an official said here on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Terrorism
Instagram a fertile ground for promoting vaping to young users
London, July 11 (IANS) Facebook-owned Instagram has become a fertile ground for e-cigarette companies to promote vaping to young people, an artificial intelligence (AI)-based study has revealed.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Lifestyle/Fashion,Health/Medicine
Sidharth Shukla fans celebrate six years of his Bollywood debut
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) The Varun Dhawan-Alia Bhatt starrer "Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania" turned six on Saturday. The film marked the debut of television star Sidharth Shukla in a supporting role, and his fans have taken to social media to celebrate the fact.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Bolt will come out of retirement only if coach tells him to
Jamaica, July 11 (IANS) Eight-time Olympic gold medallist Usain Bolt recently revealed what could make him come out of retirement and catch the imagination of track and field fans worldwide once again.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Cuba,Sports,Athletics
Monali Thakur lashes at trolls calling her 'gold digger'
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Playback singer Monali Thakur has hit back at trolls who called her a gold digger.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
'Around 300 terrorists waiting in launch pads to infiltrate into India'
Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) Pakistan is trying to step up infiltration and push in more terrorists into J&K after failing to instigate the people of Kashmir following last year's August 5 decision of revoking Article 370 .
2020-07-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Hand over Goa Covid-19 hospital to Army: Kamat
Panaji, July 11 (IANS) With two more Covid-19 deaths reported in Goa, Congress leader Digambar Kamat on Saturday demanded its only designated Covid-19 hospital be handed over to the Army and a White Paper issued on the coronavirus situation in the state.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
K'taka to conduct 20k antigen Covid tests for early detection
Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) Amid increasing Covid cases, Karnataka will start conducting 20,000 antigen tests for early detection of the infection, an official said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Shiv Sena, BJP ideologies don't sync, says Pawar (Ld)
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) In a significant statement, Nationalist Congress Party president Sharad Pawar has said that he does not believe that the ideology of Shiv Sena founder-patriarch, the late Balasaheb Thackeray was 'in sync' with that of its former ally Bharatiya Janata Party.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Petrol, diesel futures trading to start soon on exchanges
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) may soon allow futures trading in auto fuels petrol and fiscal giving an opportunity to bulk consumers of these petroleum products to hedge their risks from a volatile market where there is a sudden spurt in prices.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
US records highest daily COVID-19 cases
Washington, July 11 (IANS) The US has registered a new single-day spike in the number of COVID-19 cases with a total of 63,643 infections, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,International
Hyderabad MP urges people to undergo COVID-19 test
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) AIMIM president and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi on Saturday underwent a COVID-19 test to create public awareness in his constituency about the need to undergo the test.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National
England's World Cup winner Jack Charlton passes away
London, July 11 (IANS) England World Cup winner and legendary Leeds United defender Jack Charlton breathed his last at the age of 85.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Anurag Kashyap recalls Manoj Bajpayee's fear of heights during 'Satya'
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Anurag Kashyap has taken to social media to recall the experience of shooting for Ram Gopal Varma's superhit crime drama "Satya" back in the nineties.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Don't allow Chinese firms in Train 18 project: CAIT
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Confederation of All India Traders on Saturday urged the Centre not to allow Chinese firm's participation in the global tender for semi-high speed indigenous train project of Indian Railway.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Florida's Walt Disney World to reopen
Orlando, July 11 (IANS) Walt Disney World in Florida is set to open to members of the public on Saturday for the first time in months, despite a recent surge in the number of COVID-19 cases in the US state.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
In my three-year contract Spurs can win trophies, says Mourinho
London, July 11 (IANS) Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho insists he can land trophies at the club despite going through a rough patch currently. Spurs are languishing at the ninth spot in the Premier League and are already out of the FA Cup and UEFA Champions League.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Telangana leaders seek action in mosques demolition incident
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) Prominent Muslim leaders of Telangana have demanded criminal action against those responsible for the demolition of two mosques in the old secretariat premises.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Ghislane Maxwell may be freed on bail over COVID-19 fears
New York, July 11 (IANS) Lawyers of Ghislane Maxwell have said the British socialite, who was arrested on July 2 in accusation of assisting late paedophile Jeffrey Epstein's abuse of minors, should be released on a $5 million bail while awaiting trial over risk of contracting COVID-19 in jail.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Politics
Ahmedabad restricts visitors from Surat, south Gujarat
Gandhinagar, July 11 (IANS) Looking at the rising number of coronavirus patients in Surat, the Ahmedabad civic authorities and the State Transport services have decided to restrict the entry of visitors from the Diamond City and South Gujarat to Ahmedabad.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Economy showing signs of getting back to normalcy: RBI Guv (Ld)
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) India's economy is showing signs of getting back to normalcy, Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Radhika Madan shares her love for golgappas in new post
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Bollywood actress Radhika Madan has confessed her love for golgappas in a new post on social media.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
Rate Tendulkar's knock in Chennai higher than Sehwag's 309: Saqlain
Lahore, July 11 (IANS) Pakistan spin great Saqlain Mushtaq said that he rates Sachin Tendulkar's 136 during the 1999 Chennai Test higher than Virender Sehwag's 309 in Multan 2004. Saqlain, who was involved in both matches, said that Tendulkar's knock came against a Pakistan team that was well prepared and battling to win the match whereas Sehwag's Multan knock came on a first day pitch.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Delhi govt cancels all state university exams (Ld)
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) In a major relief to students, the Delhi government on Saturday announced cancellation of all examinations, including final semester examination, in the state universities due to the coronavirus crisis.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
Varun Tej shares his 'focus' in new post
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) Telugu star Varun Tej Konidela's new post on social media is all about focus.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
U-17 WWC probable Sai Sankhe secures 96.2 per cent in Class X boards
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Sai Sankhe, who was part of India's SAFF U-15 Women's Championship winning team, has attained a score of 96.2 per cent in her ICSE Class 10 examinations -- the results of which were announced on Friday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
ED seizes Rs 3.57 cr in raids on tour and travel firms
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has seized Rs 3.5 crore belonging to directors of several tour and travel companies, during raids conducted at eight different locations in Delhi and Ghaziabad, the agency said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Business/Economy
Rahul, Priyanka have the guts to take on Modi-Shah: Digvijaya
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Saturday asserted that the party leadership must take up the challenge of building the party organisation under the "dynamic" leadership of Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi. He said both have the guts and courage to take on the invincible duo of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Amit Shah.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Researchers discover why lopinavir, HCQ don't work on Covid-19
London, July 11 (IANS) Researchers have now discovered that the concentration of the two drugs -- Lopinavir and hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) -- in the lungs of Covid-19 patients is not sufficient to fight the virus.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
BWF awaiting for 'more clarity' before deciding on events in China
Kuala Lumpur, July 11 (IANS) The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Saturday said that it is waiting for more clarity before taking a call on the remaining tournaments that are scheduled to be held in China.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Malaysia,Sports,Badminton
WHO warns COVID-19 'getting worse'
Geneva, July 11 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) said the novel coronavirus was yet to be brought under control "in most of the world", while warning that it was actually "getting worse".
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,International
Averages don't matter much to me, contributing to team does: Rahane
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Senior India batsman Ajinkya Rahane has said more than averages, it is his contribution towards the team's cause that matters to him.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Sports,Cricket
Share initiatives that have changed lives: PM appeal for Mann Ki Baat
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday appealed to the people to share the initiatives of individuals that have transformed many lives in the upcoming Mann Ki Baat, which is slated for July 26 this month.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National
Rebel Wilson reveals 'dirty' secret to weight loss
Sydney, July 11 (IANS) Actress Rebel Wilson has been inspiring many with her weight loss journey over the past six months. Now she has revealed how she got "just in the dirt" to get in shape.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Australia,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Hollywood
Tiger census sets Guinness Record for world's largest camera trap survey
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The fourth cycle of the All India Tiger Estimation 2018, results of which were declared to the nation on Global Tiger Day last year by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has now entered the Guinness World Record for being the world's largest camera trap wildlife survey.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Coal reforms may further erode govt control in CIL
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Government proposes to further loosen its control over the coal sector by by further diluting its stake in the public sector coal major Coal India Ltd (CIL).
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National
Two held for giving shelter to Vikas Dubey aides
Kanpur, July 11 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh police are not sitting idle after the killing of Vikas Dubey. Instead they are looking for the people who gave shelter to the gangster and his aides.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Covid-19 cases rising since Unlock 1.0: Karnataka Minister
Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) Covid cases started rising in Bengaluru and Karnataka from Unlock 1.0 in June, despite lower infections until the end of May, said a minister.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Kareena Kapoor is waiting for 2021
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Bollywood actress Kareena Kapoor Khan is done with this year and is waiting for 2021.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Bollywood
UK PM urges people to return to work
London, July 11 (IANS) UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has urged people living in the country to return to work if they can, signalling a significant shift away from the current government policy, it was reported.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
England have made a mistake by leaving Broad out: Hussain
Southampton, July 11 (IANS) Former England captain Nasser Hussain feels the hosts missed a trick by leaving pace spearhead Stuart Broad out of the playing XI for the first Test of #raisethebat series against West Indies at Ageas Bowl.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Commercial coal mining will reduce India's dependence on imported fuel: JSPL (IANS Interview)
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The governments recent announcement to permit coal mining for commercial sale marks a fundamental shift in the government policy to address the continuing shortfall in domestic coal production to meet the countrys requirements, Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) Managing Director V.R Sharma said in an interview with IANS.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Apple working with Foxconn for AR headset lenses: Report
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) It seems the Covid-19 disruptions have not derailed plans for Apple's rumoured augmented reality (AR) headset. A new report suggests that the iPhone maker has reached a new milestone in terms of developing a key element for the devices, semitransparent lenses.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Chirag backs Tejashwi over no polls during corona times
Patna, July 11 (IANS) Speculation is rife in Bihar after Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Chirag Paswan supported Rashtriya Janata Dal's (RJD) Tejashwi Yadav over the issue of holding Assembly elections during corona times.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Bihar,National,Politics
All Delhi state varsity exams cancelled: Manish Sisodia
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Delhi government on Saturday decided to cancel all the examinations in the state universities in view of the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Politics
Criminal on parole nabbed with illegal weapon in Delhi
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Delhi Police Crime Branch has arrested a convicted criminal who was out on parole for keeping illegal weapon. He was nabbed with a semi automatic pistol -- 9mm Brazilian make Taurus Beretta with 10 live rounds.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Indian-American wins New Jersey Republican primary
Washington, July 11 (IANS) Businessman Rik Mehta has become the first Indian-American to win the Republican primary for New Jersey's Senate seat, it was reported.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Diaspora,Politics
Internal bickering in Raj Congress out in open
Jaipur, July 11 (IANS) The fight raging within the Rajasthan Congress is once again out in the open as the SOG (Special Operations Group) released tapped phone calls which discuss the rift between Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and his deputy Sachin Pilot.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
Mohun Bagan's history & ATK's energy should be perfect combo: Habas
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) The amalgamation of Mohun Bagan's history and experience with ATK's youth and energy should provide a solid base for the newly merged entity to thrive on when they start their journey as one in the seventh season of the Indian Super League (ISL), believes head coach Antonio Lopez Habas.
2020-07-11
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Rahul takes jibe on Modi with one word 'asatyagrahi'
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Former Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his claim that the 750 megawatt (MW) Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Power project in Madhya Pradesh is Asia's largest. Rahul Gandhi wrote just one word -- "asatyagrahi".
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
31,258: ICC shares Rahul Dravid's iconic Test record
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The International Cricket Council (ICC), on Saturday, shared an iconic Test record held by former India captain and 'Wall' of the team's middle-order Rahul Dravid.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Want to make a comeback in ODIs, says Ajinkya Rahane
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India Test vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane reiterated his desire to play ODI cricket and said he is ready to bat at any position according to the need of the team.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
OPPO India's Sumit Walia moves on
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Sumit Walia, Vice President, Product and Marketing, OPPO India, has quit the Chinese smartphone company as it prepares for the next Unlock phase with new offerings.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Rs 1.20 lakh cr sanctioned for MSMEs under ECLGS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The government is going all out to ensure that liquidity concerns of the MSME sector are addressed on priority under its Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS).
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bengaluru Covid fines cross Rs 1 cr
Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) Bengaluru City police department and civic body officials together have collected penalties above Rs 1 crore from the public in the past one month for not adhering to Covid rules, an official said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Promote solar energy in building projects: V-P to architects
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday called upon the architects of the country to adopt green architecture and promote solar energy in upcoming building projects.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy,Politics
11 dead, 23 missing in Nepal landslides
Kathmandu, July 11 (IANS) Landslides triggered by heavy rainfall have claimed the lives of 11 people in Nepal's Myagdi district, while search efforts continued on Saturday for 23 missing persons.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Nepal,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Environment/Wildlife,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
Covid-19 pandemic left 147M people unemployed globally: Study
Sydney, July 11 (IANS) Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have revealed that the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has made 147 million people unemployed, adding that the global consumption loss due to the Covid-19 amounts to an estimated $3.8 trillion.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Australia,National,Health/Medicine
Covid-19: GoDaddy joins Ketto to support Indian SMEs
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Domain registration and web hosting giant GoDaddy on Saturday announced a partnership with crowdfunding platform Ketto to help Indian businesses hit by Covid-19 disruptions to host a fundraiser campaign for free.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
WHO acknowledges Dharavi's success over Covid-19
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) In a major to the BrihanMumbai Municipal Corporation and Maharashtra government's morale, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has lauded their success over the Covid-19 outbreak in Dharavi - Asia's largest slum.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
California to free 8,000 inmates over pandemic fears
San Francisco, July 11 (IANS) The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) announced that as many as 8,000 inmates locked in the state' prisons could be released by the end of August under a plan designed for slowing the spread of the COVID-19.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Politics
Ex-CoA chief Rai & Diana Edulji condole demise of Lt. Gen (retd) Thodge
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Former Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) Committee of Administrators (CoA) members vinod Rai and Diana Edulji expressed grief at the sad demise of co-member Lt. Gen. (retd.) Ravindra Thodge.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
Foundation laid for Rs 426 cr steel bridges in Hyderabad
Hyderabad, July 11 (IANS) Under Strategic Road Development Programme (SRDP) aimed at easing traffic congestion in Hyderabad, foundation stone was laid on Saturday for two steel flyovers to be built at a cost of Rs 426 crore.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Trump downplays chances of new China trade deal
Washington, July 11 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has downplayed chances of a new China trade deal as he slammed the Asian giants handling of the coronavirus pandemic, the media reported.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Politics
2 more Cong MLAs test positive; party office shut in B'luru
Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) Two more Karnataka Congress legislators tested Covid-19 positive, while the party's state unit office in the city has been shut after three employees were infected with the virus, an official said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Economy showing signs of getting back to normalcy: RBI Guv
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) India's economy is showing signs of getting back to normalcy, Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Trump commutes long-time aide's jail sentence
Washington, July 11 (IANS) US President Donald Trump commuted the jail sentence of long-time aide Roger Stone after the former campaign adviser was sentenced to three years and four months in prison in connection with former special counsel Robert Muellers Russia probe, the media reported.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Politics
New ransomware attacking APAC nations via malvertising: Report
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Cybersecurity researchers have discovered a very sophisticated Exploit Kit that is targeting countries in the Asia-Pacific region to deliver ransomware via malvertising, which is the spread of malware through online advertisements.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Defence/Security
Serena will have fresh perspective when tennis returns, feels Evert
New York, July 11 (IANS) Tennis great Chris Evert feels Serena Williams can make the most of this Covid-19 induced lockdown and aim to clinch a 24th Grand Slam title.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Sports,Tennis
South American WC qualifiers to start in Oct, says FIFA
Rio de Janiero, July 11 (IANS) The start of the South American zone qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar has been postponed to October, world football governing body FIFA said on Friday amid the pandemic outbreak.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Brazil,Sports,Football
Odisha death toll reaches 61 with 12,526 positive cases
Bhubaneswar, July 11 (IANS) Odisha has reported five more deaths related to Covid-19 and 570 positive cases in the last 24 hours, informed the Health Department on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Orissa,National,Health/Medicine
WhatsApp may lose its flavour as Zuckerberg integrates apps
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) WhatsApp has so far been a great experience for billions of users globally where there are no ads in-between chats, no distractions like promoted posts and in-app pop ups, but an integration with the rest of Facebook family of apps may mar the beauty of this end-to-end-encrypted mobile messaging platform.
2020-07-11
Category: International, India,Politics,Technology
Pressure mounts on Priti Patel to grant asylum to Sudanese girl
London, July 11 (IANS) UK Home Secretary Priti Patel has been urged by former judges and politicians to grant asylum to an 11-year-old Sudanese girl who would be at high risk of female genital mutilation (FGM) if taken abroad.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,National
Pakistan rolls out guidelines for Eid al-Adha
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) Pakistan has rolled out guidelines for the upcoming Eid al-Adha festival to curb the spread of COVID-19, an official said.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
NASA partners SETI Institute on planetary protection
Washington, July 11 (IANS) NASA has awarded the SETI Institute in Mountain View, California, a $4.7 million contract to support current and future planetary protection missions to ensure compliance with planetary protection standards.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Science/Tech
95% licences of Pak pilots serving in 7 countries cleared
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) The Aviation Division has cleared 95 per cent licences of Pakistani pilots serving in different airlines in seven countries, while the process of verification of the remaining will be completed next week, the media reported.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Pakistan,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
6 NSCN (IM) insurgents killed in Arunachal
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Six National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muivah) insurgents were neutralised in an encounter with the security forces in Tirap district of Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Terrorism
S.Korea, US may cancel combined exercise due to COVID-19
Seoul, July 11 (IANS) South Korea and the US appear increasingly likely to scale back or even call off a major combined exercise due to the COVID-19 pandemic, after indefinitely postponing their annual springtime drill earlier this year, sources said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: International, South Korea,Politics
US to impose tariffs on French products amid tax dispute
Washington, July 11 (IANS) The US has planned to impose 25 per cent additional tariffs on about $1.3 billion worth of French products in response to the country's digital services tax that impacts major American technology companies, the Office of the US Trade Representative (USTR) announced.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Politics
We were shocked by Sohail's behaviour, says Younis on '96 WC incident
Lahore, July 11 (IANS) Fast bowling great Waqar Younis has said they were shocked at how Aamer Sohail behaved on the field during Pakistans 1996 World Cup quarter-final against India.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Jio Platforms receive over Rs 30K cr from 4 investors
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Reliance Industries on Saturday said that Jio Platforms received subscription amounts of Rs 30,062.43 crore from four investors for 6.13 per cent stake in total.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Mask-wearing key to US economic recovery: Fed official
Washington, July 11 (IANS) Mask-wearing will be key to ensuring a faster US economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, a senior Federal Reserve official said.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Politics
Oppn calls for criminal probe into Trudeau's ties to charity
Ottawa, July 11 (IANS) Canada's opposition Conservative Party has called for a criminal investigation into Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's decision to hand almost a billion-dollar program to a charity, which reportedly paid his family a large amount of money to speak at the group's events.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Learnt from Dhoni not to tinker if things going well: Badrinath
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) Former India batsman S. Badrinath has said one thing he picked up from Mahendra Singh Dhoni is to let things flow if they are going in the right direction and not tinker with it too much.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Sports,Cricket
Fuel prices again on longer pause, unchanged for four days
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Auto fuel prices have again gone for a longer pause with oil marketing companies keeping the pump prices of petrol and diesel unchanged for the fourth consecutive day on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
City to learn CAS decision on UEFA ban appeal on Monday
London, July 11 (IANS) English Premier League club Manchester City will learn on Monday the decision of Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) over their appeal against the two-year UEFA ban, announced CAS late on Friday.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Polish Prez, rival tied in final poll before run-off
Warsaw, July 11 (IANS) Incumbent Polish President Andrzej Duda and his rival, opposition-backed candidate Rafal Trzaskowski, were tied in a final poll ahead of country's run-off presidential election on Sunday.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Poland,Politics
High blood sugar ups Covid-19 death risk: Study
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) Covid-19 patients with abnormally high blood sugar are at an increased risk of severe complications and more than twice as likely to face death, warn researchers.
2020-07-11
Category: International, China,Health/Medicine
TN CM asks Centre to fly 40 fishermen stranded in Iran
Chennai, July 11 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palanniswami has urged the central government to arrange for the repatriation by air of 40 fishermen from the state stranded in Iran.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
UNSC fails to extend authorization for aid access to Syria
United Nations, July 11 (IANS) The UN Security Council (UNSC) has failed on its third attempt this week to extend its authorization for the access of lifesaving food, medicine and shelter into Syria from Turkey.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Politics
Berlin 'Model Y' a revolution in automotive body engineering: Musk
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Tesla CEO Elon Musk has hinted at a new electric car that will revolutionise the automotive body engineering.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
EU adopts regulation to allow quick development of COVID-19 vaccine
Brussels, July 11 (IANS) Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have adopted a new regulation that will allow vaccines and treatments for COVID-19 to be developed more quickly.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Belgium,International
Tropical storm makes landfall in New Jersey
Washington, July 11 (IANS) Tropical Storm Fay made landfall near Atlantic City in New Jersey, leaving thousands without power in the eastern US state, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Environment/Wildlife
MVA govt is a success, I am no remote control: Pawar
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Giving full marks to the ruling Maha Vikas Aghadi government in Maharashtra as a "successful experiment", Nationalist Congress Party President Sharad Pawar here on Saturday said that he neither acted like a "headmaster" nor wielded a "remote control" of the three-party coalition regime.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Politics
Amazon rainforest registers record deforestation in June
Brasilia, July 11 (IANS) Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon rainforest has hit a monthly record of 1,034.4 square kilometres in June, the government reported.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Brazil,Environment/Wildlife
Good for tennis it can compete with others sports financially, says Federer
Zurich, July 11 (IANS) Tennis legend Roger Federer feels it is good for the sport that players are getting financially stronger and can compete in that aspect with other disciplines.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Tennis
Singapore's ruling party wins general elections
Singapore, July 11 (IANS) Singapore's ruling People's Action Party (PAP) has won the city-state's general elections, garnering 83 of the total 93 parliamentary seats, a poll official said on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Singapore,Politics
Google introduces 2 new predictive tools in Analytics platform
San Francisco, July 11 (IANS) In a bid to help people better analyse their data and predict future actions, Google has introduced two new predictive metrics to its App + Web properties in its Analytics platform.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Time to bring match-fixing law into Indian cricket (Column: Close-in)
The time has come for the government of India to bring into effect the law for match-fixing. Although the bill has been languishing to be tabled in the Parliament since the last two years, there has been no movement as to when it will come up for discussion.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Sports,Cricket,Opinion/Commentary
Rebels down Russian reconnaissance drone in Syria: War monitor
Damascus, July 11 (IANS) Rebels in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib shot down a Russian reconnaissance drone amid intense battles, a war monitor reported.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics
13.3-inch MacBook Pro to be 1st device with Apple silicon chip
San Francisco, July 11 (IANS) As Apple shifts from Intel processors to homegrown silicon chips for its Mac computers, famed analyst Ming-Chi Kuo who closely tracks the company has said that the 13.3-inch MacBook Pro similar to the current 13.3-inch device is likely to be the first Mac to get an Arm-based silicon chip designed by Apple.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
27,114 new Covid cases take India's tally to over 8.2 lakh
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) India recorded its highest single-day spike of 27,114 new coronavirus cases and 519 deaths in the last 24 hours, pushing the total tally to over eight lakh with a tota of 22,123 deaths, Health Ministry's data stated on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Trudeau denounces supermarket racist attack
Ottawa, July 11 (IANS) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has denounced a racist incident that was caught on camera at a Chinese supermarket in Ontario province.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Canada,Politics
Google to prohibit stalkerware used for spying on intimate partners
San Francisco, July 11 (IANS) Google will now go after stalkerware that remotely spy upon your wife or girlfriend via tracking their location and reading messages that they send and receive on their smartphones, without their knowledge and permission.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Defence/Security
IOA VP Mittal urges IOC to respond to allegations against Batra
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Indian Olympic Association (IOA) Vice President Sudhanshu Mittal has again written to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), pointing out the alleged abuse of power by Narinder Batra as the President of India's National Olympic Council.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
Ibrahimovic reveals possible departure from Milan
Sarajevo, July 11 (IANS) Zlatan Ibrahimovic has announced that his days in Milan are likely over since the club is not performing at the level he would like, Bosnian media has reported.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Bosnia And Herzegovina,Sports,Football
Major fire engulfs Mumbai shopping plaza, no casualties
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) A major fire broke out in the basement of the Independent Shopping Centre outside Borivali West Railway station, early on Saturday morning, officials said.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
First prayers in Hagia Sophia on July 24: Erdogan (Ld)
Istanbul, July 11 (IANS) The first prayers at Istanbul's Hagia Sophia, a 1,500 year old Unesco World Heritage site which has now been converted into a mosque, will take place on July 24, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Turkey,Politics,Religion
Fatigue could see Roma's top striker Dzeko get sidelined
Sarajevo, July 11 (IANS) Italian Serie A side Roma's coach Paulo Fonseca has said that he hopes to have Edin Dzeko available against Brescia on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Bosnia And Herzegovina,Sports,Football
Amazon says delete TikTok email to employees 'sent in error'
San Francisco, July 11 (IANS) After reports surfaced that Amazon told its employees to delete the Chinese short-video making app TikTok from their smartphones, the e-commerce giant has said that the email in this regard was 'sent in error'.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Agra folks feel relieved at good riddance of Vikas Dubey
Agra, July 11 (IANS) Contrary to views expressed by human rights groups and the opposition leaders, the general public here has expressed a sense of relief at the encounter of the dreaded gangster Vikas Dubey who killed 8 policemen in Kanpur on July 3.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
California wildfire 90% contained
San Francisco, July 11 (IANS) A wildfire near Gilroy, a city in Northern California, has almost been fully, and all road closures in the area were called off as minimal fire activity was expected, officials said.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Environment/Wildlife
Facebook plans to ban political ads before US election: Report
San Francisco, July 11 (IANS) Facing intense criticism from all quarters, Facebook is planning to ban political ads on its platform like Twitter does as the US inches closer towards the presidential election in November, the media reported on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
WHO launches initiative to help 1.3bn people quit smoking
Geneva, July 11 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) announced that it was launching an initiative to help 1.3 billion global tobacco-users quit the habit during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Arab Emirates,Health/Medicine
Trinidad & Tobago to host CPL 2020 from August 18
Port of Spain, July 11 (IANS) The 2020 edition of the Caribbean Premier League will take place in Trinidad & Tobago between August 18 and September 10.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Sports,Cricket
Netherlands to bring Russia before human rights court over MH17 downing
The Hague, July 11 (IANS) The Dutch government has decided to bring Russia before the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) "for its role in the downing of Flight MH17" six years ago.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Netherlands,Politics
Indian armed forces to help Goa in Covid-19 management
Panaji, July 11 (IANS) Local commanders of the Indian Navy, Army and the Coast Guard have agreed to offer assistance to the state government, in view of the rising number of Covid-19 cases in the state, Minister of State for Defence Shripad Naik said here late on Friday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Goa,National,Defence/Security,Health/Medicine
Battles renews between Syrian army, IS militants
Damascus, July 11 (IANS) Battles between the Syrian army and the Islamic State (IS) terror group have renewed in the desert region in the eastern part of the country, a war monitor reported.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Syrian Arab Republic,Politics,Terrorism
Infiltration bid foiled in Kashmir, 2 terrorists killed
Srinagar, July 11 (IANS) Two terrorists were killed after a major infiltration bid was foiled by the Army in North Kashmir's Naugam sector on Saturday.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Defence/Security,Terrorism
Otto Farrant: Tried not to recreate much from 'Alex Rider' books
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Otto Farrant admits of having immense pressure to bring teen hero Alex Rider to life with a series of the same name, but the actor said he has tried to create a new version of the superspy by infusing a fresh vibe.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
55-hour lockdown begins in Agra; Covid tally up to 1,374
Agra, July 11 (IANS) The 55-hour long lockdown began late Friday evening to contain the spread of Covid-19 infection in the Taj city. This period will be used to sanitise areas, step up cleanliness drive and screen people in the containment zones, health department officials said, early Saturday morning.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
Rocket attack on Baghdad Green Zone foiled
Baghdad, July 11 (IANS) Iraqi security forces announced that it foiled a Katyusha rocket attack targeting the heavily fortified Green Zone in Baghdad.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Iraq,Politics
Iran warns if foreign role in n-facility 'blast' proven
Tehran, July 11 (IANS) Iran's Foreign Ministry has warned that there will be consequences if it is proven that foreign elements were involved in the recent "blast" at the Natanz nuclear facility.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
Play with me, and heal
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) While the past two decades have witnessed the duo work with a multitude of media including installation, painting, sculpture, video, performance, design and interactive games, pushing limits and constantly challenging their own vocabulary, what has remained constant in Gurugram-based artists Sumir Tagra and Jiten Thukral's works is the strong socio-political element communicated through the immersive environments they create.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National
Global COVID-19 cases top 12.4mn: Johns Hopkins
Washington, July 11 (IANS) The overall number of global COVID-19 cases has surged to over 12.4 million, while the deaths have increased to more than 559,000, according to the Johns Hopkins University.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,International
Rajeshwari Sachdev: Theatre most challenging medium
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Actress Rajeshwari Sachdev says theatre is the most challenging and exciting medium of all formats.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ali Fazal bats for gender equality
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Actor Ali Fazal is all for gender equality, and wants the issue of domestic violence to be destigmatized.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Texas governor warns of another economic shutdown due to COVID-19 spike
Houston, July 11 (IANS) Texas Governor Greg Abbott warned of another economic shutdown if the fast spread of COVID-19 is not contained.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Trump postpones campaign rally in New Hampshire, citing tropical storm Fay
Washington, July 11 (IANS) US President Donald Trump has postponed a campaign rally scheduled for New Hampshire on Saturday, the White House said, citing the looming Tropical Storm Fay.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Politics
Two-thirds of US adults disapprove of Trump's COVID-19 handling
Washington, July 11 (IANS) Two-thirds of American adults, or 67 per cent, said they disapprove of President Donald Trump's handling of the coronavirus, the highest level of dissatisfaction with his response to COVID-19 since the pandemic began, according to a poll released.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Politics
Pompeo, German FM discuss economic recovery, Libya
Washington, July 11 (IANS) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo discussed economic recovery and Libya issue in a phone conversation with German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, the US State Department said in a statement.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Politics
US "disappointed" by Turkey's decision on Hagia Sophia
Washington, July 11 (IANS) The United States said that it was "disappointed" by the Turkish government's decision of changing Istanbul's iconic Hagia Sophia museum into a mosque.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Politics
Indian origin doctor to sue police for gun threat on own property
New York, July 11 (IANS) An Indian American doctor known for his work among refugees and the poor is preparing to file a federal case over a policeman in Aurora in Colorado state pulling a gun on him in a threatening manner while he was entering his own property, according to media reports.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,National
Trump versus science nightmare scenario enters Season 2 (News Analysis)
New York, July 11 (IANS) Nearly 170 days after the first coronavirus case was reported in the United States, the world's richest nation is plunging deeper into crisis with upwards of 63,000 daily cases, ordinary Americans are bracing for a nightmarish second half of the year, political leadership is colliding with common sense public health guidance and the coronavirus is projected to kill 175,000 people by early to mid September, according to at least two well known predictive models.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Politics
Arjun Kapoor: Every one of us will have to adjust to new normal
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Actor Arjun Kapoor, who has stepped out to shoot after almost four months, says everyone will have to adjust to the new normal.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
NY COVID-19 cases top 400,000, key indicators remain stable
New York, July 11 (IANS) Confirmed COVID-19 cases in the US state of New York topped 400,000, reaching 400,299 by Friday morning with a death toll of 32,307, according to a tally kept by Johns Hopkins University.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine
Putin discusses Ukraine, Libya affairs with Security Council
Moscow, July 11 (IANS) Russian President Vladimir Putin held an online conference with the country's Security Council, mainly to discuss developments in Ukraine and Libya, the Kremlin said in a statement.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Russian Federation,Politics
EU president revises recovery plan to address concerns
Brussels, July 11 (IANS) European Council President Charles Michel presented a revised proposal that includes a minor reduction to the European Union's (EU) seven-year budget in a bid to secure the green light for his fresh wide-ranging plan to revive the European economy.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Belgium,Politics
US stocks rise as financial shares rally
New York, July 11 (IANS) US stocks finished higher as a broad gain in financial shares bolstered the market.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy
UK COVID-19 deaths rise to 44,650 as another 48 patients die
London, July 11 (IANS) Another 48 COVID-19 patients have died in Britain, bringing the total coronavirus-related death toll in the country to 44,650, the British Department of Health and Social Care said.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,National,Health/Medicine
Turkey turns iconic Istanbul museum into mosque
Istanbul, July 11 (IANS) The world-famous Hagia Sophia museum in Istanbul - originally founded as a cathedral - has been turned back into a mosque.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Turkey,Politics
'The Old Guard': Old gore meets new spunk (IANS Review; Rating: * * * )
"The Old Guard" (film streaming on Netflix); Cast: Charlize Theron, KiKi Layne, Matthias Schoenaerts, Marwan Kenzari, Luca Marinelli, Harry Melling, Anamaria Marinca, Chiwetel Ejiofor; Direction: Gina Prince-Bythewood; Rating: * * * (three stars)
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Tahira Kashyap completes her fourth book during lockdown
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Writer-filmmaker Tahira Kashyap Khurrana has completed her fourth book, "The 12 Commandments Of Being A Woman", during the coronavirus lockdown.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
China refutes US unwarranted comments on its cooperation with WHO
Beijing, July 11 (IANS) A Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson said since the United States has already declared withdrawal from the World Health Organization (WHO), it is in no position to make unwarranted comments on China's cooperation with the WHO.
2020-07-11
Category: International, China,Politics
France urges Israel to drop West Bank annexation plan
Paris, July 11 (IANS) French President Emmanuel Macron has asked Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to drop any plan to annex parts of the West Bank and elsewhere, the French presidency said in a statement.
2020-07-11
Category: International, France,Politics
UN chief wants Sathankulam killings in TN investigated
United Nations, July 11 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres wants the death of a father and a son from Sathankulam in Tamil Nadu while in police custody with alleged signs of torture investigated, according to his Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,National
Pak PM urges coordinated national response to cope with locust attack
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan urged a coordinated national response of federal and provincial governments and organizations to cope with locust attack to ensure food safety, the Prime Minister Office said.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Pakistan,International
Amazon asks employees to remove TikTok: Report
New York, July 11 (IANS) Amid continuing backlash against Chinese apps, e-commerce giant has told its employees to remove Chinese short video making app TikTok from their smartphones owing to unspecified risks.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United States,National
Italy conducts successful test on Venice MOSE flood barrier
Rome, July 11 (IANS) Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte presided over the key test of the MOSE flood barrier system in Venice, where rising tides last November caused multi-million-euro damages to the city on the lagoon and its countless artistic treasures, including St Mark's Basilica.
2020-07-11
Category: International, Italy,Politics
Air India ends services of trainee cabin crew citing aviation scenario
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Citing the current dismal aviation scenario, Air India is terminating the services of trainee cabin crew and cabin crew by withdrawing the offer of employment of those who were under training.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
AIIMS JPNATC MS replaced after report on journo's death filed
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Harsh Vardhan ordered immediate replacement of Medical Superintendent of AIIMS Jai Prakash Narayan Apex Trauma Centre (JPNATC) after a 4-member inquiry committee constituted to examine the suicide of journalist Tarun Sisodiya submitted its reported.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Congress leader refutes Modi govt claim on Rewa solar plant
Bengaluru, July 11 (IANS) Congress' Karnataka President D.K. Shivakumar on Friday refuted the Central government's claim that the 750 MW ultra mega solar power project at Madhya Pradesh's Rewa that Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation earlier in the day was the largest of its kind in Asia.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Eng vs WI: Burns, Sibley hold on after Windies take 114-run lead
Southampton, July 11 (IANS) England openers Dom Sibley and Rory Burns saw off the last 10 overs of the day after West Indies were all out for 318 on Day 3 of the first Test against England, taking a crucial 114-run first innings lead. At stumps, the hosts were 15/0, still training by 99 runs, with Sibley on 5 and Burns on 10.
2020-07-11
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Franklin Templeton receives Rs 1,252 cr payment from VIL
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) Franklin Templeton Mutual Fund on Friday said that it has received Rs 1,252.44 crore from Vodafone Idea Ltd (VIL).
2020-07-11
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Tomar assures full support to states for agri-infra development
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Union Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare Minister Narendra Singh Tomar on Friday assured full support to the states from the Centre for accelerating agriculture infrastructure development and formation and promotion of 10,000 Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) in the country.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Air India effects transfers in its Operations Department
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Air India on Friday announced transfers in its Operations Department with Anish Singh being shifted from headquarters to its Northern Region.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
'Breathe: Into The Shadows' is too longwinded to thrill (IANS Review; Rating: * * )
"Breathe: Into The Shadows" (series streaming on Amazon Prime); Cast: Abhishek Bachchan, Amit Sadh, Nithya Menen, Ivana Kaur, Saiyami Kher, Hrishikesh Joshi, Shruti Bapna, Resham Shrivardhan; Created by: Mayank Sharma; Rating: * * (two stars)
2020-07-11
Category: India, New Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion
Plea in SC for ban on using explosives to keep off animals
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the Central and Kerala governments on a plea challenging the practice of using barbaric means such as explosives, snares etc as means to ward off animals, especially against the backdrop of death of an elephant in Kerala.
2020-07-11
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Environment/Wildlife
Indian cotton industry body questions USDA's stock estimates
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Cotton Association of India (CAI) has objected the latest crop data, dated June 15, published by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), showing an excessively high carry-over stock of Indian cotton at the end of July, which seems to have depressed the prices of Indian cotton globally.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
T'gana conducts over 10,000 COVID-19 tests in single day
Hyderabad, July 10 (IANS) For the first time since the outbreak of COVID-19, Telangana conducted over 10,000 tests in a single day, while the number of new cases showed a declining trend for a second consecutive day on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
NIA files charge sheet against 6 in SSI Wilson murder case
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday filed a charge sheet against six persons accused of murdering Special Sub-Inspector Wilson in Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari district in January this year as part of "waging jihad".
2020-07-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Terrorism
Four T'gana girls from modest background to study in Australia
Hyderabad, July 10 (IANS) Hailing from remote parts of Telangana and belonging to economically backward families, they have never even visited other states or cities in the country, but now they will be leaving for a foreign land all on their own.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Education
Graded pick-up: India's May industrial production gathers steam (Roundup)
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Even though India's May factory output showed a graded pick-up, the country's industrial activity still remained in the doldrums.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Swamy backs UP govt on Dubey encounter, calls it 'self-defence'
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) After concerted attack by the opposition parties, with terming the Vikas Dubey encounter as 'cover up, BJP MP Subramanian Swamy has come out strongly in support of the Uttar Pradesh government, calling it an act in "self-defence".
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
7 ministers to monitor Covid-hit red zones in Bengaluru
Bengaluru, July 10 (IANS) Seven Karnataka ministers, who are ruling BJP legislators from Bengaluru, have been made in-charge of the seven Covid red zones to contain the pandemic spreading across the tech city, an official said on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
COVID-19: Police seeks Eden galleries to set up quarantine facility
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) Kolkata police has requested the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) to make use of the under galleries as makeshift quarantine facility for police personnel on urgent basis.
2020-07-10
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Cricket
TN further relaxes lockdown restrictions for IT, ITES units
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government on Friday further relaxed the Covid-19 lockdown conditions for Information Technology (IT) and IT Enabled Services (ITES) companies.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Politics
SC notice to Centre, Assam on plea opposing delimitation
New Delhi July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday sought a response from Centre and Assam government on a plea by the state's AIUDF party, seeking to defer the delimitation of Assembly and Parliamentary constituencies in the state.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Punjab challenges high court judgement on school fees
Chandigarh, July 10 (IANS) The Punjab government on Friday challenged the judgment of the high court relating to payment of school fees for the lockdown period.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Covid death toll rises to 35 in Assam, positive cases 14,600
Guwahati/Agartala, July 10 (IANS) Assam on Friday reported eight more Covid-19 deaths, taking the state's death toll to 35, while the total number of positive cases stood at 14,600, Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Assam,National,Health/Medicine
ICMR plans national sero-survey to detect exposure to Covid-19
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is planning to carry out a nationwide sero-survey to determine the exposure of coronavirus infection among the population, it was announced on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Graded pick-up: India's May industrial production gathers steam (Ld)
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Even though India's May factory output showed a graded pick-up, the country's industrial activity still remained in the doldrums.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Delhi man killed after he asks neighbour to return borrowed money
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) A 26-year-old man was stabbed to death in South West Delhi's Sagarapur area after he asked his neighbour to pay back the loan of Rs 5,000, police said on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Wish there were microphones: More on sledging in Ind-Pak matches
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) India-Pakistan matches are considered one of the biggest spectacles in world cricket. The rivalry between the two countries leads to packed stands and it often spills over onto the field. Former India wicket-keeper Kiran More revealed that sledging was rife in matches between the two sides and recounted some of the incidents he was involved in.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
With 426 Covid cases, Kerala records new single-day high
Thiruvananthapuram, July 10 (IANS) Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday cautioned the society at large about the grave situation the state is passing through with Kerala reporting 426 new Covid-19 cases -- another highest single-day spike.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Health/Medicine
CSC facilitates workers' employment for BRO projects in J&K
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Common Services Centers (CSC) has helped placement of around 75 skilled and semi-skilled workers from the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir with the Border Roads Organisation (BRO) under the Ministry of Defence.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
FIR against lab in Gurugram for misreporting Covid test results
Gurugram, July 10 (IANS) Gurugram police has registered an FIR against a private lab here for allegedly misreporting COVID-19 test results of three patients.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Haryana,National,Health/Medicine
IISc team designs robotic arm to help disabled operate devices
Bengaluru, July 10 (IANS) A research team at the premier Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in this tech city has designed a robotic arm (robo) to help the disabled with speech and motor impairment operate devices such as joystick, mouse or trackball, an official said on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Woman seeks termination of pregnancy: HC asks AIIMS to form panel
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Friday ordered the All India Institute of Medical Sciences to form a panel consisting of experts to assess the medical condition of a woman who had knocked the doors of the court seeking Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP).
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
No Covid-19 vaccine before 2021's first quarter, Parl panel told
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) As soon as the Parliamentary standing committees started to resume work after a long spell of hibernation, it was not all good news that came in front of them. Notwithstanding the ambitious target set for its market launch, the Standing Committee on Science and Technology was told on Friday that India will have to wait till at least the first quarter of 2021 to get its vaccine that can treat Covid-19.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
HC lauds Haryana's crop diversification scheme
Chandigarh, July 10 (IANS) The decision of Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar to promote crop diversification got a major boost when the Punjab & Haryana High Court on Friday not only set aside the request for staying the operations regarding crop diversification but also lauded the steps taken by the state.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Environment/Wildlife
After 5 years, Maha state discom to finally delegate powers
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) In a significant development aimed at executing key projects, Maharashtra Energy Minister Nitin Raut on Friday ordered the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co Ltd (MSEDCL) to delegate powers to all its regional offices.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Politics
COVID-19: 387 test positive in highest 1-day surge in J&K
Srinagar, July 10 (IANS) Three hundred eight seven tested positive for COVID-19 in Jammu & Kashmir on Friday in the highest single-day surge so far in the Union territory.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Jammu And Kashmir,National,Health/Medicine
Goa jailor found Covid positive; all inmates to be tested: Official
Panaji, July 10 (IANS) All inmates of the North Goa district jail will be screened for COVID-19, after a jailor posted in the central prison tested positive for the viral infection, state Health Secretary Nila Mohanan said on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Goa,National,Health/Medicine
Sitharaman, Irani vie for BJP parliamentary board posts
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) With the impending formation of the new national team of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), several leaders are eyeing the vacant four posts in the party's parliamentary board. It is considered a sign of growing stature and becoming politically strong in the organisation.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
M'rashtra Covid cases spike by 7,862, Mumbai deaths cross 7K
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) For the second time this month, Maharashtra's new Covid-19 cases shot above the 7,000 mark while Mumbai deaths also crossed 7,000, officials said here on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Verstappen sets the pace at Styrian GP as Ricciardo crashes
Spielberg, July 10 (IANS) 2019 Austrian Grand Prix winner Max Verstappen led the way in second free practice session at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg as Renault driver Daniel Ricciardo sufferred a concerning crash at turn nine.
2020-07-10
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Motorsports
2,313 new COVID-19 cases in K'taka, tally rises to 33,418
Bengaluru, July 10 (IANS) With 2,313 more people testing positive for coronavirus in Karnataka in the last 24 hours, its overall tally of patients rose to 33,418 on Friday, health officials said.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine
Final proposal for funding Amrapali projects in 3 weeks, SC told
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The SBI Caps on Friday informed the Supreme Court that a final proposal for releasing of funds for the unfinished Amrapali projects could be finalised in three weeks.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Immigration/Law/Rights
Jr resident doctor jumps to death in AIIMS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) A junior resident doctor in the Department of Psychiatry at the AIIMS allegedly committed suicide by jumping from the 10th floor of the doctors hostel at about 5 p.m., here on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
India, China are partners not rivals: Chinese Ambassador
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Amid ongoing tension along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in eastern Ladakh, Chinese Ambassador to India, H.E. Sun Weidong, on Friday said that India and China should be partner and not rivals.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Diplomacy,Politics
Ligue 1 2020/21 season to begin on August 22
Paris, July 10 (IANS) The 2020/21 season of the French Ligue 1 will start on August 22 and will conclude on May 23 next year, the French Professional Football League (LFP) announced on Friday. Lorient host Strasbourg on the opening weekend, while Lens are on the road at Nice.
2020-07-10
Category: International, France,Sports,Football
Covid-19 containment zones in Delhi increase to 633
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The number of containment zones in the national capital stood at 633 on Friday, recording an increase of 175 over two days, according to the Delhi government's daily health bulletin.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Sonia calls virtual meet of Cong MPs on Saturday
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Interim Congress President Sonia Gandhi has called a meeting of Lok Sabha MPs to discuss issues facing the nation.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
British 'pilot' cheats Palghar woman of Rs 5.7 mn
Palghar (Maharashtra), July 10 (IANS) A senior citizen from Maharashtra's Palghar has claimed that she was cheated of Rs 57.36 lakh by a British national claiming to be a pilot with British Airways, officials said here on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
With record spike of 875, Gujarat COVID-19 tally reaches 40,155
Gandhinagar, July 10 (IANS) Gujarat on Friday reported its highest single-day spike of 875 new COVID-19 cases which pushed its overall count to 40,155, a health official said.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Etihad to resume limited special flights to 6 Indian destinations
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Etihad Airways will resume a limited number of special flights from six Indian gateways to Abu Dhabi from July 12 to 26.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Hyderabad FC to clear dues of players & coaching staff by end of July
Kolkata, July 10 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) outfit Hyderabad FC have promised to clear dues of their players and coaching staff by the end of the month.
2020-07-10
Category: India, West Bengal,Sports,Football
Retired DU professor falls victim to cyber fraud
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) A retired Delhi University professor became the latest victim of cyber fraud in the capital.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
South Central Railway carries Andhra chillies to Bangladesh
Hyderabad, July 10 (IANS) The South Central Railway on Friday announced that for the first time in the Indian Railways, it has loaded and despatched a special parcel train beyond the country's borders - to Bangladesh with dry chillies from Andhra Pradesh.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Business/Economy,Indo-Pak/Pakistan
IMD sounds red alert for east UP, warns of extremely heavy rains
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday issued a red warning for east Uttar Pradesh which could receive extremely heavy rainfall and intense thunderstorm and lightning.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Vice President intervenes in DU quota row
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) "Review the decision relating to quota for extra-curricular activities and continue the present quota procedure by earmarking seats for talented artists," Vice President Venkaiah Naidu advised Delhi University on Friday after many objected to the changes brought in by the varsity.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
T'gana call centre offers Covid consultations, counselling
Hyderabad, July 10 (IANS) The Telangana government has set up a dedicated call centre to provide counselling and care instructions to Covid-19 patients, both asymptomatic/ pre-symptomatic and isolation cases.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
One held in Raj for threatening to blow off CM's house
Jaipur, July 10 (IANS) The Rajasthan Police on Friday arrested a man, Lokesh Meena, for allegedly calling a Police Control Room and threatening to blow off the Chief Ministers Residence (CMR).
2020-07-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
iOS users find several app including Spotify, Pinterest crashing
San Francisco, July 10 (IANS) A number of iOS users on Friday took to social media to report that several apps including Spotify, Pinterest and Tinder are crashing on their devices.
2020-07-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
AELTC to distribute 2020 Wimbledon prize money among 620 players
London, July 10 (IANS) The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) announced on Friday that the prize money set aside for this year's cancelled Wimbledon Championships will be distributed among the 620 players whose world ranking would have enabled them to gain entry into the grass court Grand Slam by direct acceptance into the Main Draw or Qualifying event.
2020-07-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
India's forex reserves rise by over $6 bn
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) India's foreign exchange reserves increased by $6.416 billion during the week ended July 3.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Eng vs WI 1st Test, Day 3: Chase, Dowrich consolidate visitors' lead (Tea)
Southampton, July 10 (IANS) Riding on an unbeaten partnership between Roston Chase and Shane Dowrich, West Indies went past England's first innings total in the second session of the third day of the first #raisethebat Test series at Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Cows, buffaloes caused accident of car carrying Dubey: STF
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) The UP STF has now claimed that a herd of cows and buffaloes suddenly appeared before the vehicle that was bringing gangster Vikas Dubey to Kanpur and this caused the accident, following which he tried to escape but was shot dead.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Singer Nikitaa unveils her new song 'Goddess'
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Singer-songwriter Nikitaa has come up with a new song "Goddess".
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Ajinkya Rahane was hard done by in ODIs, feels Chopra
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Former India cricketer Aakash Chopra sympathised with current batsman Ajinkya Rahane and stated the latter was hard done by when he was dropped from the ODI team.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
NRTI announces admission for 10 courses, including 8 new
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The National Rail and Transportation Institute (NRTI) situated in Gujarat's Vadodara on Friday announced admissions for the academic year 2020-21 in 10 course of which eight are new courses.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
KR$NA: 'No losses' is a testimony of my time
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Rapper KR$NA, who has pioneered socio-political rap in Hindi, says his latest single "No losses" is a testimony of his patience and perseverance.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Bacteria in infants' first stool may indicate their obesity risk
London, July 10 (IANS) Researchers have revealed that bacteria in meconium -- the earliest stool of an infant -- may indicate their risk of obesity.
2020-07-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Health/Medicine
Deeksha: Good to see regional cinema being recognised in national market
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Gujarati actress Deeksha Joshi is happy to see the growth of Gujarati cinema.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Amit on 'Breathe 2':Long journey getting into skin of Kabir Sawant's new avatar
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Actor Amit Sadh has spoken about his character Kabir Sawant from "Breathe: Into The Shadows".
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
SC to examine curbs on social media use as a bail condition
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday agreed to examine a plea putting up a crucial question whether restrictions could be imposed on using social media by a court as a condition for bail.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Technology
TN corona tally: 3,680 new infections; 4,163 discharged
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) As many as 3,680 people tested positive for coronavirus over the past 24 hours in Tamil Nadu, according to the State Health Department.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Mukesh Ambani world's 7th richest, overtakes Warren Buffet
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani has become the seventh richest person in the world overtaking Warren Buffet, one of the most successful investors globally, according to the Forbes Real Time Billionaires Index.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Subramanian Swamy wants to know if Sushant was 'driven to' suicide
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Former Cabinet Minister Subramanian Swamy has shown interest in the investigation into late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh Rajput's death.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Video clips punch holes in STF theory of encounter
Kanpur, July 10 (IANS) Videos of events that led to the encounter of gangster Vikas Dubey are contradicting the claims made by the Special Task Force (STF) that he was shot dead on Friday morning when he tried to escape.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
'Feel very proud of Delhiites': Kejriwal praises plasma donors
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday spoke to plasma donors and thanked them for their contribution in saving the lives of coronavirus patients.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Bengali star Koel Mallick, father Ranjit Mallick test Covid-19 positive
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Bengali star Koel Mallick and her father, veteran actor Ranjit Mallick, have tested Covid-19 positive.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
Vikas Dubey cremated at Bhairon Ghat in Kanpur (Ld)
Kanpur, July 10 (IANS) Hours after dreaded gangster Vikas Dubey was killed in an encounter by the Uttar Pradesh Special Task Force (STF), his body was cremated at the Bhairon Ghat in Kanpur on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Bengali star Koel Mallick, father Ranjit Mallick test Covid-19 positive
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Bengali star Koel Mallick and her father, veteran actor Ranjit Mallick, have tested Covid-19 positive.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Religion,Lifestyle/Fashion
World famous Mysuru Palace shut for sanitisation after Covid scare
Mysuru (Karnataka), July 10 (IANS) The world renowned Mysuru Palace has been shut temporarily, following a palace worker's son testing Covid positive, an official said on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National
Auto component sector's revenues estimated to decline by 14-18% in FY21: ICRA
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Indias auto component sectors revenues are estimated to decline by 14-18 per cent in FY2021, driven by weak demand across domestic OEMs, replacement market and exports, rating agency ICRA said on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Delhi govt launches massive 17-day plantation campaign
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Delhi Environment Minister Gopal Rai on Friday launched a massive 17-day campaign to plant 31 lakh plants, trees and shrubs across the national capital. He said that the city government is set to initiate early steps to tackle air pollution caused by stubble burning in the neighbouring states.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife
Venkaiah Naidu 'hopeful' as House panels resume with caution
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) With the department-related Parliamentary Standing Committees resuming their operations after the Parliament was adjourned sine die due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Vice President and Rajya Sabha Chairman Venkaiah Naidu said on Friday that the committees have started working with precautions and expressed hope that it will be business as usual.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Modi Cabinet expansion likely in August
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The second term of the Narendra Modi government is likely to see its first cabinet expansion after the end of 'Sawan'.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Equity indices fall, RIL bucks trend to hit new high
New Delhi (IANS) The Indian stock market declined on Friday, led by heavy selling in finance and banking stocks.
2020-07-10
Category: India, New Delhi,Business/Economy
NGT seeks action-taken report on waste dumping in J&K's Wular lake
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The National Green Tribunal on Friday directed the authorities in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district to submit an action-taken report on alleged dumping of municipal solid waste in Wular Lake around Ningli Tarzoo.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Environment/Wildlife,Immigration/Law/Rights
Siddhant Chaturvedi: 'Inside Edge' will always have special place in my heart
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Actor Siddhant Chaturvedi is celebrating three-year anniversary of the web series "Inside Edge".
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Aayaam Mehta relives personal situation while shooting for 'Qurbaan Hua'
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Actor Aayaam Mehta says he remembered his late father while enacting a death sequence in the TV show "Qurbaan Hua".
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bundesliga's 2020/21 season to begin on September 18
Berlin, July 10 (IANS) Bundesliga's 2020/21 season will begin on September 18, 2020 and end on May 22, 2021, the German Football League (DFL) announced on Friday. The new season hence starts a month later than the start date of the 2019/20 season.
2020-07-10
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Football
Russia working on plans to host F1 race in Sochi with fans
Sochi, July 10 (IANS) The organisers of Russian Grand Prix on Friday stated they are 'preparing meticulously' to host the Formula 1 race this season with fans in the stands.
2020-07-10
Category: International, Russian Federation,Sports,Motorsports
Sutapa recalls travelling to North-East with Irrfan in 2017
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Late Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan's wife Sutapa Sikdar has taken to social media to share her experience of travelling to the North-East with her husband for his film "Qarib Qarib Singlle" in 2017.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'Covid-19 may boost state procurement agencies' liquidity'
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) India Rating and Research expects the Covid-19 pandemic to boost state procurement agencies' liquidity position in FY21.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Four children among 8 killed in Arunachal landslides
Itanagar, July 10 (IANS) At least eight people, including four children, from two families were buried alive and three injured in two separate landslides in Arunachal Pradesh on Friday. Officials said that the two landslides triggered by incessant rain during the past few days, occurred in Papum Pare district and at Modirijo in between Itanagar and Naharlagun.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Majority feel victims would have got justice if Dubey not killed
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) On a day that Kanpur gangster Vikas Dubey was killed in a police encounter, a majority of people surveyed in the IANS-CVoter Snap Poll was of the view that if he had undergone a trial, the eight slain UP policemen would have got some justice.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Graded pick-up: India's May industrial production gathers steam
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Even though India's May factory output showed a graded pick-up, the country's industrial activity still remained in the doldrums.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
SBI Board to discuss raising capital via bonds on July 15
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) The State Bank of India (SBI) on Friday said that its Central Board will meet on July 15 to consider raising funds through bonds.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Canara Bank to raise up to Rs 8,000 cr via equities, bonds
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Canara Bank on Friday said that its Board of Directors has approved raising of up to Rs 5,000 crore of equity share capital and up to Rs 3,000 crore through bonds during the financial year 2020-21.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy
Yediyurappa to work from home as staffers test positive
Bengaluru, July 10 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa would work from his official residence for a few days, as some staff at his home office have tested Covid-19 positive, an official said on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
MNRE issues fresh advisory against fraudulent websites
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Ministry of New & Renewable Energy (MNRE) on Friday issued a fresh advisory against fraudulent websites seeking registrations under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) Scheme.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Henderson to miss Liverpool's remaining four games: Klopp
London, July 10 (IANS) Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson will not be playing the remaining four games of the season due to a knee injury, manager Jurgen Klopp confirmed on Friday. Henderson sustained a knee injury during Liverpools 3-1 win at Brighton.
2020-07-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Two trains from Bihar to Jharkhand will not ply due to coronavirus
Ranchi, July 10 (IANS) Two trains will not ply to Jharkhand from July 13 due to the rising number of coronavirus cases in the state.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Bihar,National
AAP leader Raghav Chadha urges for plasma donations
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Aam Aadmi Party lawmaker Raghav Chadha who is looking after the Delhi governments plasma bank project on Friday said that "warriors" who defeated COVID-19 shall now turn into "saviours" by donating their plasma for the treatment of others in order to combat the deadly coronavirus.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Health/Medicine
Tablighi case: Court lets 62 Malaysians, 11 Saudis walk free after penalities
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) A Delhi court on Friday allowed 62 Malaysia and 11 Saudi Arabia nationals to walk free after imposing penalties of Rs 7,000 to Rs 10,000 each on them under plea bargain. They had participated in a Tablighi Jamaat congregation at Delhi's Nizamuddin Markaz in March.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
'Govt, RBI need to ensure that cash-flushed banks lend to NBFCs'
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) NBFCs have been going through a liquidity crisis over the past two years and the Covid-19 pandemic has only worsened the situation.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Bollywood salutes artistes, technicians of film, TV industries via song
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities like Anupam Kher, Salim-Sulaiman and Sukhwinder Singh have joined hands for a song that salutes artistes, technicians and workers of film and TV industries.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Former SC judge backs police action in Vikas Dubey case
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Former Supreme Court judge Justice A. K. Patnaik has said that gangster Vikas Dubey, who was killed Friday morning after being critically injured in an alleged shootout with STF officials, was a threat to the rule of law and the police action was justified.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Bhuvan Bam to come up with 'Heer-Ranjha' single
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) YouTube sensation Bhuvan Bam is all set to woo his fans with his singing skills via an upcoming single, titled "Heer-Ranjha".
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Applications per job up 48% amid Covid-19 in India: Report
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Rate of applications per job has now increased by 48 per cent in India compared to average applications per job in the pre-Covid period, said a report by online hiring platform QuikrJobs on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Rusha, Blizza come out with 'Mudra'
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Music producers-DJs Rusha and Blizza have come out with an upbeat EP titled "Mudra", and say it is dedicated "dance music enthusiasts and dancers".
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Google empowers 5,000 Cloud employees in ethical AI
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Google has trained over 5,000 employees who were part of its customer-facing Cloud teams in asking critical questions to spot potential ethical issues, such as whether an AI application might lead to economic or educational exclusion or cause physical, psychological, social or environmental harm.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
New method pressed into service to curb Covid spread in Thane
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) In a bid to control the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Navi Mumbai Municipal Corporation (NMMC) in Maharashtra's Thane district has rolled out a new pattern found successful in one region, officials said.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Bruno Fernandes emulates Ronaldo's 2006 feat at Old Trafford
Manchester, July 10 (IANS) Manchester United playmaker Bruno Fernandes on Friday was rewarded for his fine run in the English top-flight as he was named the Premier League's player of the month for the second time in a row.
2020-07-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Majority feel victims would have got justice if Dubey not killed
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) On a day that Kanpur gangster Vikas Dubey was killed in a police encounter, a majority of people surveyed in the IANS-CVoter Snap Poll was of the view that if he had undergone a trial, the slain policeman would have got some justice.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Himachal to employ 7,852 part-time workers in schools
Shimla, July 10 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet on Friday decided to engage 7,852 part-time multi-task workers in government schools who will be paid an honorarium.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Himachal Pradesh,National,Politics
Reformist Sonam Wangchuk supports Tibet's freedom from China (IANS Exclusive)
Leh, July 10 (IANS) One of India's most iconic educationists, Sonam Wangchuk, has come out in support of Tibet's freedom from China, which he believes is yet another reason to use 'wallet power' against Chinese products.
2020-07-10
Category: International, India,National,Politics
Never any debate in mind: Goenka on sticking to Bagan's green & maroon
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) ATK Mohun Bagan principal owner Sanjiv Goenka said that there was "never any debate" in his mind about retaining Bagan's iconic green and maroon colours. The board of the new club, formed after the merger of three-time Indian Super League champions ATK and Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan, announced the club's colours and logo, which will have the Mohun Bagan boat with addition of 'ATK' to it.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Football
Railways aims to increase 50% freight transport in FY 2020-21
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) With less passenger trains on tracks, the Indian Railways is aiming to increase the freight transporting capacity by almost 50 per cent in this financial year, Chairman Railway Board V.K. Yadav said on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Shehnaaz Gill, Tony Kakkar collaborate on 'Kurta Pajama'
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) "Bigg Boss 13" fame contestant Shehnaaz Gill has teamed up with singer Tony Kakkar for his new song, titled "Kurta Pajama".
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Rajasthan Police unaware of route Dubey took to reach Ujjain
Jaipur, July 10 (IANS) Alwar, which has become the hub for many criminal gangs, is back in the news for all wrong reasons as dreaded gangster Vikas Dubey had allegedly managed to cross into Rajasthan from there on his way to Madhya Pradesh's Ujjain even as armed state police personnel were deployed at the inter-state border with Haryana.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Punjab cancels pending school board examinations
Chandigarh, July 10 (IANS) The Punjab Government on Friday announced the cancellation of the pending examinations of various classes of the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) that were earlier scheduled after July 15.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Punjab,National,Education
Dubey's autopsy over, no kin comes to claim body
Kanpur, July 10 (IANS) No one has so far turned up to claim the body of gangster Vikas Dubey, even hours after he was killed in a police 'encounter' about 30 km from the city on Friday morning.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
State govts want to cut frequency of trains: Railways
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Indian Railways has not announced any new train services beside the 230 train services as it has been getting requests from several state governments to reduce the frequency, cancel the stoppages depending on the coronavirus situation, said Railway Board Chairman V.K. Yadav on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Zomato expects July net loss under $1mn as Covid-19 hits business
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Foodtech unicorn Zomato expects its net loss in July to be under $1 million even as Covid-19 has set it back by about a year in terms of the size of the business, the company said in its annual report on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Deepika: Often remind yourself about where you've come from
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Actress Deepika Padukone is super nostalgic as she shared a few old pictures with her friends.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Paul Rudd: My default is comedy
Los Angeles, July 10 (IANS) "Ant-Man" star Paul Rudd says he has always enjoyed humour to tell a very dramatic story.
2020-07-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz,Hollywood
Experience definitely counts: Hamilton on Alonso's return
Spielberg, July 10 (IANS) Six-time formula one champion Lewis Hamilton welcomed the return of former champion Fernando Alonso after the latter recently announced he will link-up with Renault again for the next season.
2020-07-10
Category: International, Germany,Sports,Motorsports
Telangana High Court temporarily stays secretariat demolition
Hyderabad, July 10 (IANS) In a jolt to the Telangana government, the Telangana High Court on Friday temporarily stayed the demolition of existing secretariat building for construction of a new complex.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Politics
Case filed against Bhatts for 'Sadak 2' poster
Maharajganj (UP), July 10 (IANS) A social activist and a lawyer has filed a complaint in the court of district judicial magistrate in Maharajganj district against filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt, Mukesh Bhatt and actress Alia Bhatt for hurting the sentiments of Hindus by using an image of Kailash Mansarovar in the poster of 'Sadak 2' in a 'disrespecting manner.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Bihar,Cinema/Showbiz,Immigration/Law/Rights,Bollywood
Karnataka varsities must complete final-year exams by Sept
Bengaluru, July 10 (IANS) The Karnataka Higher Education Department has decided to promote all undergraduate and postgraduate intermediate semester students, subject to certain conditions, and mandated varsities to complete final-year exams by September for academic year 2019-20, an official said on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Education,Health/Medicine
Eng vs WI: Broad 'frustrated, angry, gutted' at being dropped
Southampton, July 10 (IANS) Veteran fast bowler Stuart Broad admitted that he is "frustrated, angry, gutted" after being dropped for England's ongoing first Test against West Indies at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton. England decided to go with a pace attack consisting of James Anderson, Jofra Archer, Mark Wood and captain Ben Stokes for the match.
2020-07-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
HC dismisses Sharjeel plea, says lockdown disrupted pace of probe
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court while dismissing the petition filed by former JNU scholar Sharjeel Imam challenging the trial court order granting more time to the police to conclude the probe in a case against him, observed that the lockdown due the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted the pace of the probe.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Sanjana Sanghi recalls being a part of 'Rockstar'
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) "Dil Bechara" actress Sanjana Sanghi has recalled her experience of being spotted by casting director Mukesh Chhabra only at the age of 13. The actress also opened up on acting in Ranbir Kapoor starrer 2011 film "Rockstar".
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Bar Council of Delhi requests Modi to grant Rs 500 crore aid to advocates
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Bar Council of Delhi on Friday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding Rs 500 crore assistance for the legal community to mitigate their hardship during the current crisis over the coronavirus pandemic.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
Microsoft introduces new security technology to prevent data corruption
San Francisco, July 10 (IANS) Microsoft has introduced a new platform security technology to prevent data corruption techniques being adopted by cyber criminals to target system security policy and tamper with data structures on Windows 10 devices.
2020-07-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology,Defence/Security
Single-day record 1,608 new corona cases in Andhra
Amaravati, July 10 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh witnessed an all-time high of 1,608 new coronavirus cases in 24-hour cycle ended at 9 am on Friday, including 32 returnees from other states.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National,Health/Medicine
Eng vs WI 1st Test, Day 3: Brathwaite fifty hands visitors edge (Lunch)
Southampton, July 10 (IANS) Opener Kraigg Brathwaite slammed a fine half-century in the first session as West Indies slowly and steadily edged towards England's first innings score on the third day of first #raisethebat Test at Ageas Bowl in Southampton on Friday. The visitors went into Lunch at 159/3, trailing England by just 45 runs with seven wickets in the bag.
2020-07-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Aditi Rao Hydari talks about 'only nation' she's visiting in 2020
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Actress Aditi Rao Hydari has shared the only nation she plans on visiting in 2020 in a hilarious new social media post.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Kerala gold smuggling: NIA invokes UAPA against Swapna Suresh, 3 others (Ld)
Thiruvananthapuram, July 10 (IANS) The Kerala gold smuggling case, which has rocked the Pinarayi Vijayan government, took a new turn on Friday with the National Investigating Agency (NIA) registering an FIR against four persons, including prime suspect Swapna Suresh, the high-profile woman who rubbed shoulders with the high and mighty in the state and was close to Vijayan's now ousted secretary and senior IAS officer M. Sivasankar.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Cows, buffaloes caused accident of car carrying Dubey, claims STF
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) The UP STF has now claimed that a herd of cows and buffaloes suddenly appeared before the vehicle that was bringing gangster Vikas Dubey to Kanpur and this caused the accident, following which he tried to escape but was shot dead.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Lavanya is 'throwing back like never before'
Hyderabad, July 10 (IANS) South actress Lavanya Tripathi says the quarantine time has made her revisit a couple of years old photoshoot pictures.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
'R'sthan govt to facilitate industries to restore normalcy'
Jaipur, July 10 (IANS) Rajeev Swaroop, Chief Secretary, Rajasthan government addressed the 3rd Rajasthan Skills Summit organised by FICCI on Friday and acknowledged the fact that these are testing and unprecedented times.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National
Randeep Hooda excited to explore international cinema
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) After the success of "Extraction", actor Randeep Hooda is excited about the opening up of new horizons in international cinema for him.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Jamie Murray latest to express doubts on US Open participation
London, July 10 (IANS) Seven-time Grand Slam doubles winner Jamie Murray became the latest player to express doubts about travelling to the United States for the US Open that starts on August 31. Murray said that the US seems to have regressed in the battle against coronavirus and the increased number of cases in the country means that he would be more comfortable staying back.
2020-07-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Tennis
Air filter that can kill Covid-19 virus instantly developed
New York, July 10 (IANS) Scientists have developed a "catch and kill" air filter that can trap the virus responsible for Covid-19, killing it instantly.
2020-07-10
Category: International, United States,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
James Bay's new song is 'an outpouring of love'
New York, July 10 (IANS) Singer James Bay is back with a new single titled "Chew on my heart". He says it's an outpouring of love.
2020-07-10
Category: International, United States,Cinema/Showbiz
Rohit Shetty trends after netizens learn Vikas Dubey's car overturned
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Filmmaker Rohit Shetty has been trending on Twitter since Friday morning but for all the wrong reasons.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
CGPL ops may stay afloat, Tata Power says talks to continue
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) As the Gujarat government decided not to allow compensatory tariff to imported coal-based mega power projects in the state, Tata Power on Friday said that the amendment to the PPA with its Coastal Gujarat Power Ltd (CGPL) will still be considered, although with few additional conditions.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Mukesh Chhabra warns about fake casting calls using his name
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Casting director turned filmmaker Mukesh Chhabra has taken to social media to warn everyone about his name being used for fake casting calls.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Nikhil Siddhartha flaunts his abs in new post
Hyderabad, July 10 (IANS) Telugu actor Nikhil Siddhartha showcased his well-chiselled body in his latest social media post and called himself a "work in progress".
2020-07-10
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,Cinema/Showbiz
IAF received last 5 of 22 Apache attack helicopters in June
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) received the final five of the 22 Apache attack helicopters from Boeing last month. The force was expecting delivery in March however due to Covid pandemic the delivery got delayed.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security
3 in 4 Indians prefer watching movies on OTT platforms: Survey
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Three in four Indians would prefer to watch a movie on various over-the-top (OTT) platforms in the social distancing times compared to just one in four who would still love to go to a cinema hall, a new survey said on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Delhi child rights panel rescues 12 child labourers
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights on Friday rescued twelve child labourers from a garment factory and cycle-motorcycle mechanic shops in Gandhi Nagar area.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Shalini Kapoor, Rohit Sagar keep their love story 'fresh'
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Telly couple Shalini Kapoor and Rohit Sagar have been married for 12 years, but they say they act like teenagers in love.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Salim Malik must respond to April 2000 conversation: PCB
Lahore, July 10 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board was approached by former skipper Salim Malik for removal of his life ban handed in 2000 and to be allowed to contribute to Pakistan cricket. Malik had earlier failed to respond to transcripts provided by the ICC of April 2000 conversation with regards to allegations of match-fixing against him.
2020-07-10
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Dubey killing: Congress demands time-bound inquiry by SC judge
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Congress on Friday demanded a time-bound inquiry by a sitting Supreme Court Judge into the encounter killing of gangster Vikas Dubey near Kanpur earlier in the day "to expose those who gave protection to the criminal".
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
'Economy, ecology complementary': PM, Javadekar go big on clean energy
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Union Environment and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar strongly echoed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "Economy & ecology are complementary" statement.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Ragini Prajwal: 'Law' sheds light on important message
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Actress Ragini Prajwal says her upcoming Kannada film "Law" sheds light on an important message that often gets sidelined.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
Spotify signs podcast deal with Archie Comics
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Swedish audio streaming giant Spotify on Friday signed an exclusive deal with Archie Comics to produce podcast adaptations starring the comic book publisher's iconic characters.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
No virtual meet diktat resulted in low turnout: Ramesh
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Congress MP Jairam Ramesh once again expressed his displeasure on Friday for not being allowed to hold virtual meetings for the parliamentary standing committees.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
PCB asks Kaneria to approach ECB as life ban was imposed by English board
Lahore, July 10 (IANS) Pakistan Cricket Board was approached by Danish Kaneria on the life ban imposed on him. After carefully reviewing and studying the requests, the PCB has responded to the former cricketer. It was with regards to being offered a rehabilitation programme and Kaneria has been asked to approach the ECB as his ban was imposed by the ECB.
2020-07-10
Category: International, Pakistan,Sports,Cricket
Poor children in India experience more educational disadvantages: Study
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Children from poorer households in India consistently experience educational disadvantages as compared to their wealthier peers, say researchers, adding that the girls are more adversely affected than boys.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education,Health/Medicine,Lifestyle/Fashion
Vikas Dubey's encounter raises more questions than it answers
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Dreaded gangster Vikas Dubey while being brought to Uttar Pradesh from Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh was gunned down by the UP STF early morning on Friday in Kanpur. The police said that Dubey tried to escape after the vehicle in which he was travelling with the police party overturned.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Two women end life in suicide pact in UP
Muzaffarnagar, July 10 (IANS) An eight-year-old 'friendship' between two women blossomed into a deeper relationship and the two ended their lives after they entered a suicide pact here, police said on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident
UCL draw: Man City could face Juve in quarters, Barca vs Bayern on cards
Nyon, July 10 (IANS) The historic UEFA Champions League quarter-final and semi-final draw took place on Friday. It was historic in the sense because it took place even before all the matches in Round of 16 got over.
2020-07-10
Category: International, Switzerland,Sports,Football
We both recognise environment of fear & mental abuse: British gymnasts
London, July 10 (IANS) British World Championship medallist gymnasts Beckie and Ellie Downie said that abuse within gymnastics training in the country is "completely normalised." Several British gymnasts have recently spoken up about a culture of mental and emotional abuse within the sport.
2020-07-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Other Sports
Now, BJP ally LJP not keen on Bihar polls on schedule
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Even as the BJP prepares for the upcoming assembly election in Bihar amid friction in the NDA, the Lok Janshakti Party has now voiced its opinion against holding the polls as scheduled.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Kin of slain cops hail UP Police for Dubey's encounter
Kanpur, July 10 (IANS) Even as opposition parties raised doubts over the encounter killing of gangster Vikas Dubey on Friday morning, the families of eight police officials killed in an ambush by the criminal and his men on July 3 patted the Uttar Pradesh Police over the development.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Defence/Security
Yogi asks govt officials to take extra care against coronavirus
Lucknow, July 10 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government which has announced fresh restrictions for a 55-hour period beginning Friday night, directed officials to take extra precautions in government offices, where Covid-19 cases are on the rise.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine
ICSE X, ISC XII results declared
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) on Friday declared the most-awaited results for ICSE Class X and ISC Class XII.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Education
India, South Korea to enhance defence technology cooperation
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Indian and South Korean governments have decided to enhance cooperation in defence technology and promote industries working in this field.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Defence/Security,Diplomacy,Politics
Tamil Nadu Minister tests positive for Covid-19
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) Tamil Nadu's Minister for Co-operation Sellur K. Raju on Friday tested positive for coronavirus and has been admitted to a private hospital for treatment.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Health/Medicine
Efforts to increase income from Waqf properties: Rajasthan Minister
Jaipur, July 10 (IANS) The government registered madrasas are in for an upgrade in Rajasthan. Efforts are also being made to increase the income from the Waqf properties, a minister said on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Rajasthan,National,Politics
NHRC's intervention sought into gangster Dubey's encounter case
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Political analyst Tehseen Poonawalla on Friday sought National Human Rights Commission's (NHRC) intervention into gangster Vikas Dubey's encounter killing earlier in the day near Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh and asserted that the "due process of law was not followed".
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics,Immigration/Law/Rights
Premier League confirms three incorrect penalty calls during GW 34
London, July 10 (IANS) The Premier League has confirmed that Video Assistant Referee (VAR) made three incorrect penalty calls during Game Week 34 on Thursday.
2020-07-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
Shiv Sena seeks PM's intervention to stop farmers' suicides (IANS EXCLUSIVE)
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) With an average of 5 farmland suicides reported in Maharashtra daily, a senior Shiv Sena leader on Friday sought Prime Minister Narendra Modi's urgent personal intervention to crack the whip and direct public sector and commercial banks to immediately extend crop loans to the farmers.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,National
Silence is better than many answers: Rahul on Vikas Dubey
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Friday took a swipe at the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh over dreaded gangster Vikas Dubeys 'encounter, saying silence is better than many answers.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Politics
Protests in Kerala, NIA tells HC about Swapna's 'role in racket'
Thiruvananthapuram, July 10 (IANS) Angry opposition supporters took to the streets across Kerala on Friday to demand the resignation of Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan after the unearthing of the gold smuggling case even as the NIA told the High Court about prime accused Swapna Suresh's role in the racket.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
NZ extends border exception for Christchurch attack sentencing
Wellington, July 10 (IANS) Overseas-based victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings will get special border passes to fly into New Zealand along with financial help to witness the gunman's sentencing next month, the government announced on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Sammy backs Ngidi after former SA players criticise pacer on 'BLM' stance
Johannesburg, July 10 (IANS) West Indies all-rounder Darren Sammy has slammed former South African cricketers for criticising fast bowler Lungi Ngidi's stance on the 'Black Lives Matter' movement. Sammy said that the criticism shows why it is important to speak up on racism.
2020-07-10
Category: International, South Africa,Sports,Cricket
CJ explains why migrants' case was not taken up urgently
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Chief Justice S.A. Bobde on Friday, citing migrant workers' case, said it is not for the apex court to take up every matter at the very first instance, especially in the backdrop that facts associated with the matter differ from one state to another.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Disha Patani is the new face of watch brand
New Delhi, July 10 (IANSlife) Fossil has announced Disha Patani as its newest celebrity brand ambassador in India. Patani's effortlessly chic style is popular amongst millennials, Generation Z and brands which are youth centric.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,IANS Life
Manoj Bajpayee open to playing Vikas Dubey on big screen
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Actor Manoj Bajpayee says it would be interesting to portray the dramatic life of UP gangster Vikas Dubey on big screen.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz
'Baahubali' turns 5, Sharad Kelkar recalls becoming voice of Prabhas
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) SS Rajamouli's "Baahubali: The Beginning" has completed five years on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
'1-year-leave for KSRTC staff just a proposal, nothing official'
Bengaluru, July 10 (IANS) The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has passed an internal note to the managements of its sister corporations to consider sanctioning one-year leave to its officers and staff, an official said on Friday. However, it has simultaneously clarified that there was nothing official about it yet.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Politics
Man Utd star Pogba targets Europa League, FA Cup glory
Birmingham, July 10 (IANS) Manchester United playmaker Paul Pogba has set his eyes on winning silverware this season as they remain in contention for lifting FA Cup and Europa League titles.
2020-07-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Football
UK quarantine rules end for dozens of destinations
London, July 10 (IANS) Travellers arriving in the UK from dozens of countries will no longer have to self-isolate for two weeks starting from Friday onwards.
2020-07-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Politics
Minors vulnerable to sexual predation on Goa beaches, yoga centres: Study
Panaji, July 10 (IANS) Children are most vulnerable to sexual predators on social media platforms, beaches, and even yoga centres in Goa, a study has revealed.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Goa,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Immigration/Law/Rights
Non-life insurers get about 41,000 Covid-19 claims
Chennai, July 10 (IANS) A total of about 41,000 Covid-19 insurance claims have been lodged with the non-life insurers in the country with an estimated claim amount of about Rs 700 crore, said an industry official.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Business/Economy
Citing Kohli's example, Hussain urges Denly to tinker with his technique
Southampton, July 10 (IANS) Former England captain Nasser Hussain feels current batsman Joe Denly will have to change his technique in order to score big runs or else he could lose his spot in the team.
2020-07-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Notre Dame spire will be restored to original design
Paris, July 10 (IANS) The spire of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris, which was destroyed in a fire last April, will be restored according to the original Gothic design, the Elysee Palace announced on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: International, France,Politics
Shamed globally but Pak shows no guilt
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Less than two weeks ago, UN experts said that they were "appalled by the enforced disappearance" of activist Idris Khattak, a leading human rights defender from Pakistan who went missing last year.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National
PC shipments worldwide grows 2.8% in Q2 as Lenovo, HP lead
San Francisco, July 10 (IANS) Led by Lenovo and HP, worldwide PC shipments reached 64.8 million units in the second quarter of 2020, a 2.8 per cent increase from the same period last year, according to preliminary results revealed by Gartner on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: International, Costa Rica,Business/Economy,Technology
Siddhant Chaturvedi wishes he could time travel
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Bollywood actor Siddhant Chaturvedi wishes he could time travel.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Karnataka to build new airport at Vijayapura soon
Bengaluru, July 10 (IANS) For providing regional air connectivity, Karnataka would build a greenfield airport at Vijayapura in the state's northwest backward region, an official said on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Business/Economy,Politics
Goa CM to enquire into police disruption of press conference
Panaji, July 10 (IANS) Chief Minister Pramod Sawant on Friday said that the Goa Police department had been asked to probe the detention of three persons, mid-way through a press conference on July 8.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Goa,National,Politics
Minor among four killed in Arunachal landslides
Itanagar, July 10 (IANS) At least four people, including a minor, of a family were buried alive in a landslide in northeastern Arunachal Pradesh on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Arunachal Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Another study supports remdesivir for Covid-19 treatment
New York, July 10 (IANS) The news about remdesivir, the investigational anti-viral drug that has shown early promise in the fight against Covid-19, keeps getting better, say researchers.
2020-07-10
Category: International, United States,National
Cong for central agencies' probe into Kerala gold smuggling case
Thiruvananthapuram, July 10 (IANS) Senior Congress leaders from Kerala on Friday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to order a NIA-CBI-RAW probe into the gold smuggling case in the state.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Kerala,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
US sanctions Chinese officials over Xinjiang 'abuse'
Washington, July 10 (IANS) The US has announced sanctions against Chinese politicians who it says are responsible for human rights violations against Muslim minorities in the Xinjiang region, a media report said on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
PM dedicates Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Power project to nation
Rewa, July 10 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation the Rewa Ultra Mega Solar Power project, to the nation via video conference on Friday. It is Asia's largest power project.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Madhya Pradesh,National,Environment/Wildlife,Politics
Huawei patents AR glasses with a rotating pop-up camera
Beijing, July 10 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has filed a new patent for AR glasses with a motorized pop-up selfie camera similar to the one found in smartphones.
2020-07-10
Category: International, China,Technology
Corona effect: Cinema exhibition industry losses at Rs 5K cr (IANS Special)
New Delhi/Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) The COVID-19 triggered restrictions on cinema exhibition industry has not only disheartened movie goers, but axed several thousand jobs and costed the industry an estimated Rs 5,000 crore in revenue.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy
Sanjeev Gupta targeting cricketers & harming Indian cricket: Aditya Verma
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) life member Sanjeev Guptas recent mail to BCCI Ethics Officer D.K. Jain levelling conflict of interest allegations against India skipper Virat Kohli has seen IPL petitioner Aditya Verma take note of the 'pattern that Gupta has used to 'destroy spirit of reforms and Indian cricket.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Cricket
As IOA power battle rages on, associate EC member calls for introspection
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) As the power battle within the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) rages on, an associate Executive Council member of India's National Olympic Council asked the members for "introspection."
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Sports,Athletics
SC allows service of summons by WhatsApp, email, fax
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) In a first, the Supreme Court on Friday allowed the service of summons and notices, a necessity in almost all legal proceedings, through instant messenger like WhatsApp as well as by e-mail and fax.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
US SC rules half of Oklahoma as Native American land
Washington, July 10 (IANS) In a landmark case, the US Supreme Court has ruled that about half of Oklahoma state belonged to the Native Americans.
2020-07-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
Elli AvrRam pens poetry on social media
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Bollywood actress Elli AvrRam has written a beautiful poem on social media about sunset.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Tahir Raj Bhasin: Sunil Gavaskar has inspired generations of sports men, women
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Bollywood actor Tahir Raj Bhasin, who is all set to play Sunil Gavaskar in the upcoming film "83", has wished the legendary batsman, who turned 71 on Friday. He thanked the iconic player for inspiring generations of sports men and woman.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Radhika Madan's new post is all about singing, music
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Actress Radhika Madan has shared a new picture of herself on social media, which is all about music.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Taapsee Pannu: Have seen countless ups and downs
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu says she has seen numerous ups and downs in everything she has tried to attempt in life.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Citing Kohli's example, Hussain urges Denly to tinker with his technique
Southampton, July 10 (IANS) Former England captain Nasser Hussain feels current batsman Joe Denly will have to change his technique in order to score big runs or face being ousted of the Test team.
2020-07-10
Category: International, United Kingdom,Sports,Cricket
Area under kharif crops reaches over 580 lakh Ha as on July 10
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The area under kharif crops reached over 580 lakh hectares as on July 10, as per the sowing coverage data released by the Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare on Friday. The acreage of pulses has increased unexpectedly compared to last year as the timely onset of monsoon this year favoured early sowing in the rainfed areas. The total area under pulses rose to 64.25 lakh hectares, up 162.35 percent from the same period last year.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Business/Economy
Biden lays out economic plan
Washington, July 10 (IANS) Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has laid out his rescue plan for the coronavirus-crippled US economy, while berating President Donald Trump as incompetent, the media reported on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: International, United States,Politics
T-Hub partners IT Ministry to mentor hardware startups in India
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Hyderabad-based global start-up catalyst T-Hub on Friday announced a partnership with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) to lead Digital India's Scale Up programme for hardware and Internet of Things (IoT) startups across India.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Delhi riots: No relief to Sharjeel Imam from HC
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Delhi High Court granted no relief to former JNU student Sharjeel Imam as it dismissed his petition challenging the trial court's order granting more time to complete the probe against him and also seeking default bail in a case pertaining to inflammatory speech during the anti-CAA protests.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights,Politics
Harsh Chhaya: I have nothing against working in a TV show
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Actor Harsh Chhaya has been away from the small screen for a while now, but he says he is not against working in a TV show.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Yediyurappa to work from home as staffers test positive
Bengaluru, July 10 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister B.S. Yediyurappa would work from his official residence in the city centre for a few days, as some of his staffers at his home office tested Covid-19 positive, an official said on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Karnataka,National,Health/Medicine,Politics
Here's why Taapsee said yes to 'Mission Mangal'
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Actress Taapsee Pannu feels proud to be a part of the multi-starrer film "Mission Mangal".
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood
Now tell Google Assistant, Siri to open Alexa app on smartphone
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) You can access Amazon Echo smart speakers with voice command at home. Now tell Google Assistant or Siri on your phone to open the Alexa app for you on the go, Amazon said on Friday.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
SC refuses to entertain parents' plea on school fees
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday declined to entertain a plea by a group of parents, from different states, seeking directions to the Centre and state governments to direct all private unaided/aided schools not to charge fees for April-July or till the commencement of physical classes.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Immigration/Law/Rights
Dubey killed to cover up his links: Kapil Sibal
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Friday said that the encounter killing of gangster Vikas Dubey was predicted by many persons and questioned if it was done to cover up his alleged political links.
2020-07-10
Category: India, Delhi,National,Crime/Disaster/Accident,Politics
Farah Khan fondly recalls choreographing Sushant
Mumbai, July 10 (IANS) Director-choreographer Farah Khan Kunder remembers choreographing late actor Sushant Singh Rajput for the title track of "Dil Bechara", and says all she can see is "how alive and happy Sushant looks in it".
2020-07-10
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Bollywood